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The Economy of Crude

Since the mid-70’s Crude Oil has taken on a form far beyond that of simple commodity. It has become a metering rod, a tool of political-economic influence closely controlled by a global-elite and easily dispersed or manipulated with a wink and a nod. An alternate currency, if you will, easily convertible into or leveraged by any currency you wish to target or transport.

Over the last 15 years the world has become highly fractured and non-responsive to manipulative inputs that had previously proven to be effective. Russia stubbornly refuses to collapse under the weight of Western Sanctions, Saudi Arabia is keenly aware that in order to continue milking its cash-cow it must protect the influence of OPEC as a key oil producer/market-maker and for this reason they’ve decided to continue flooding the global market.

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Turkey, Kurds & Crude Influences

Putin is trying to suggest that the Turkish Government is, by their purchasing of confiscated Iraqi Crude Oil, directly funding ISIS however, he’s neglecting to disclose Russia’s own involvement in the very same scam.

Pipelines carrying both Crude Oil & Natural Gas traverse the entire region with the key  lines (for this specific point), coursing their way ultimately into Turkey or thru Syria and on to their terminals on their Mediterranean coast (or in the case of Turkey, to their own refineries or their re-sale facilities which market energy stock to the E.U.). Do note that many of these pipelines originate in Syria, Iraq and Iran. The problem, for both Russia and Turkey, is that a pipeline out of Iraq (to Turkey) runs thru an area now fully controlled by the Kurds while the other, coming from Iran, is being threatened by both the Kurds and other Insurgent elements.

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Oil: How Low Can It Go!

Out of the box, let’s start with lesson number one:
1) There has never been a shortage of crude oil; ever!
2) If you want to control the price of a thing, in this case oil, then control the supply.
3) If you want to have unlimited spending power then you must first find a borrowing source that uses the same currency (or exchange for a currency) that you use.
4) The degree to which you can have control over the amount of spending, and the control that spending acquires, then you must also expand/spread the common use of that currency (this is the function of a Central Bank and its integration into a Global Banking scheme.)
5) The most efficient way to expand/spread the common use of a currency is to find the most commonly used commodity and require that the purchase of that commodity use your currency.
Now then, return to item 1 and repeat as often as no one is willing to challenge your control system. These few points describe the Global Banking System (the IMF lead by the Bank of International Settlements in Switzerland of which the U.S. Fed and the U.K. equivalent are key players).  Now you understand why Russia is being made to appear as an extremely volatile threat and why the Middle-East is of such interest to the West and why China wants control of the South China Sea (massive western controlled oil reserves). Given that it is likely you will be going to war in the region (again) it’s high time you know. The Western Banking System knows that the debt loads are growing exponentially and simply cannot (ever) be settled.
The only way to survive the inevitable economic slaughter is to continuously expand their financial scheme. How low will oil go and for how long? As low and as long as it takes to destroy the Putin Regime in Russia and the Communist Regime in China; it is estimated that at $44-50/barrel Saudi Arabia can survive (on its cash reserves) for 6-7 years. At that level, it is estimated that Russia can hold out for 2-3 years. China’s a bit more difficult as their economy is structurally a bit more diverse than Russia, but socially far more unpredictable than Russia. For this reason the West is working thru Hong Kong to establish a foot hold of civil unrest as it plans and perfects its regime-change strategy for China.
Curtis C. Greco, Founder
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Seeding Inflation: The Economic Cure

 The illusion of complexity is merely a device of concealment used to deflect the obvious and common sense. 

The great drama of Politics has become so detached from economic realities that it no longer views fiscal matters in terms of fundamentals but in terms of temporary resolutions or transient and soon forgotten consequence. One moment saving Wall Street from certain collapse and the next crafting meaningful and insightful pandering policy while few seem to take notice of the great charade taking place; all in the name of saving a dying economic paradigm. 

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The Global Lubricant: Sweet Crude

As the months pass and the U.S. economy continues its steady march toward systemic hibernation, Americans continue to endure a rather peculiar form of insurgent warfare; global-economic warfare.

Gone are the days when a U.S. President, ensconced safely upon the bully-pulpit, can lecture the American public on their excesses, the scarcity of thought and resources or re-engineer public sentiment toward peddle cars, wind-power and toxic-battery hybrids without stirring the ire of suspicion.  Even Al Gore was unable to weather the storm of contempt his manufactured carbon-credits market generated or his collusion with climatologist artful interpretation of environmental data. 

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