Monthly Archive:: April 2012

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The Illusion of an Economic Recovery

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  (Revised) Last Friday, the government reported the gross domestic product (GDP) number for the first quarter, and it was 2.2%.  That was .8% lower than the 4th quarter’s 3% growth rate.  It was a big disappointment because most

Weekly News Wrap-Up 4.27.12

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  The mainstream media is constantly pushing the so-called “recovery” story, and this week was no exception.  On Wednesday, Federal Reserve Chief Ben Bernanke raised his forecast for growth and said the economy was improving.  Really?  Bernanke reaffirmed

Gold Will Win Money War

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  It was recently reported that countries like China and India are going to buy Iranian oil with gold.  Jim Sinclair of JSMineset.com said this week, “The implications of China paying for Iranian oil in gold is the

Case Shiller: Housing Prices Down Again

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  Housing prices are back to where they were in late 2002 according to the latest Case-Shiller report that tracks housing prices.  February data shows 15 of 20 cities surveyed showed price declines.  Overall, the prices sank 3.5%

Tony Robbins’ Dire Wake-Up Warning

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  Tony Robbins is known for motivational speaking.  This man is the king of positive thought, and it is hard to argue with his success.  I have known people who have gone to his seminars and had some

Numb to Bad News

What is happening feels like a slow motion train wreck to me.  I am waiting for someone to flip a switch and turn it to real speed.  It’s as if people are numb to the bad news.  The mainstream media (MSM)

Weekly News Wrap-Up 4.20.12

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  Talks, last weekend, in Turkey over Iran’s nuclear program have produced yet another round of discussions in Iraq scheduled for about this time next month.  The West wants Iran to stop enriching uranium and shut down its not-so-secret underground facility. 

Goldman Sachs Never Misses an Opportunity

Europe is in deep financial trouble and, for most, this will mean hardship, austerity and financial ruin. There are some who see this out-of-control sovereign debt crisis as an opportunity to gain power and control. It appears that the Goldman Sachs bankers

Bottom-Bouncing Economy

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  “Bottom-bouncing” is the term John Williams of Shadowstats.com uses consistently to describe the true state of the economy.  The mainstream media would like you to believe that with every slight uptick in the economy, we have hit

Do Not Underestimate Silver’s True Value

Silver looks like it has been in holding pattern for months.  Traders call this range bound.  There is plenty of evidence out there to make a strong case that silver prices are being manipulated and suppressed.  The suppression game can’t go

Buffett Rule Hypocrisy

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  It looks like President Barack Obama is making the tax proposal called the Buffett Rule (also known as the “Paying a Fair Share Act”) into a wedge issue.  This weekend, the President was pushing the tax proposal,

Weekly News Wrap-Up 4.13.12

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  The biggest story not in the news is the upcoming meeting, this weekend, in Turkey about Iran’s nuclear program.  The U.S. is meeting with Iran along with Britain, Germany, France, Russia and China.  It is nothing short

Gold Rising

Gold was on a tear this week, and there are more up days to come.  The reasons for the rally in the yellow metal are numerous.  A few are:  Europe is a mess, Iran war draws closer and U.S. economy is

9/11 Conspiracy Theory–Insane or Insightful?

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  I keep coming back to one question in the 9/11 conspiracy story: How did two jets knock down three New York City skyscrapers?  The jets only hit two buildings, and that is a fact.  I have posted

Confiscation of Gold and Silver Coins Will Not Happen

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  People ask me on a consistent basis if I think the government will confiscate their gold and silver coins if times get rough.  I feel there is little chance of this happening, and here’s why.  Gold and