Putin Has Nuclear Economic Bomb-Jim Sinclair

4By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com   (Early Sunday Release)

World renowned gold expert Jim Sinclair is worried about the crisis in Ukraine.  Sinclair says, “Welcome back to the cold war that can get hot overnight.”  It appears President Obama has brought back the Cold War, and Sinclair contends, “He’s brought it back by changing to a new normal diplomacy, making outrageous threats on a continuing basis rather than seeking a solution.”  The referendum vote in Crimea that is overwhelmingly in favor of joining Russia, and yet, officials in the West say it is illegal or illegitimate.  Sinclair says, “To say that is to deny the reality the government in the Ukraine is a government created by a coup.  To say that is to bring us to the brink of war. . . . Mistakes can happen.  War can start anytime you have two entities together with weapons of war looking at each other with lots of hate.  I am concerned about the mistake of aggressive machinery and aggressive people looking right at each other.”  

On possible U.S. sanctions on Russia, such as excluding them out of the international payment system called the SWIFT system, Sinclair says, “The use of the SWIFT system (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication) to create a difficulty, almost a prohibitive difficulty in doing business by preventing bank wires, that would be one of the possibilities.  Already, the BRICS nations are developing their own SWIFT system.  So, the mistake of using the SWIFT system, short of absolute war, is that it has created a competitor that all the BRICS will be using.”  Sinclair also thinks, “To sanction Russia is to forget that Russia supplies Europe with its gas supplies.  To sanction Russia is to forget there are many U.S. and European corporations operating within Russia right now.  I honestly believe sanctioning Russia is the same as shooting yourself in the foot.” Sinclair goes on to say, “When you think you can push an ex-colonel of the KGB, you are not making a proper analysis of the personality of the person.  The whole idea that Russia is only a regional power–where in the world did that come from?  Anybody that is nuclear capable to the degree that Russia is with its delivery systems is a world power.  We hear constantly Russia is only a regional power.  We hear lies.  We hear untruths.  We don’t have a clear picture to what is taking place.”  

On Russia countering Western sanctions, Sinclair says watch the “struggling dollar” and Russia accepting any currency for oil and natural gas.  Sinclair explains, “It’s struggling . . . because it smells the real teeth of retaliation for sanctions being in the simple acceptance of any currency whatsoever for payment for gas to Europe.  Believe me, they will settle in other currencies. . . . It makes energy cheaper.  Why in the world would anyone want to pay in dollars if they can pay in their own currency?  Russia could retaliate in a way that would have phenomenal impact on the U.S. dollar. . . . Russia has the upper hand.  They have it in their ability to turn the U.S. economy upside down and into collapse.  There is no question whatsoever.  Putin doesn’t need a nuclear bomb. He has a nuclear economic bomb that he can set off at any time.”  

What would the price of gold be this year?  Sinclair predicts, “Gold has $2,000 an ounce in its sights in 2014.”  On silver, Sinclair says, “Silver is gold on steroids.  When gold takes off, silver goes up faster. . . . So, the idea you are going to get an old high on silver or better is a given.” 

Last year, Sinclair, predicted gold will hit $50,000 an ounce sometime in the next several years. Is he still sticking with that prediction?  Sinclair says, “I am still sticking by that, and the $50,000 per ounce is predicated on a shift in the mechanism on determining gold’s value from the paper markets to the physical markets.  Should that emancipation take place, it is a possibility and could become a reality.”  Sinclair goes on to explain, “Something has to happen.  Emancipation of gold from the paper market will be a product of the drawdown of the inventories of the warehouses.  I don’t believe for a moment that the COMEX is going to default, but I believe quite certainly that the COMEX will go from settling in gold to settling in cash.”  So, how can the gold market be manipulated up or down in price?  Sinclair says, “I can tell you exactly how it’s done.  You just offer or demand supply . . . that is beyond any capacity that can be met.  We’ve already had one day where two and a half years production was offered for sale.  It couldn’t be in a physical market that has to deliver within three days.  It can only be in a paper market that doesn’t have to deliver.”  

Join Greg Hunter as he goes One-on-One with Jim Sinclair of JSMinset.com. 

(There is much more in the video interview) 

After the interview: 

Sinclair added, “We’re in a hell of a mess.  If the world drops the ‘Petrodollar,’ we’ll have a hot war in a week.  We will go to war over the Petrodollar.”   To visit Mr. Sinclair’s site click here for JSMineset.com.

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  1. Krystal

    Thank you so much for putting something out there other then the propaganda that I am currently having to endure. Even as a novice. The story in Ukraine does not add up. Everytime it is reported facts have been edited out of the timeline of this crisis. A coup created government is legitimate but a longstanding autonomous crimean government and vote is not. This conflict is proof people are sheep. It doesn’t even sound like the truth but everyone’s nodding their heads and calling it democracy.

    • Greg Hunter

      Thank you for adding your perspective. You are correct it “does not add up.” Thank you for putting it succinctly.

    • Rediron1

      Wondering if Putin ever came across this….http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fVAXqKugXkg&feature=player_detailpage

    • NVE

      As it looks from Russia the new Cold War is not a very bad idea for us and for USA too.
      During the past Cold War our countries had made a big number of technical investigations, the technical progress was very big. And we not made a war conflict. Now there is not cold war… and the economics are in bad conditions – i mean the REAL economics, not the finansial speculations. Working real plants and factories are not a bad idea… preparings for war but no real war – ok?

    • NVE

      The Krim conflict itself is only a method to prevent a joining of Ukraine to NATO (according to rules of NATO).
      Trust me, Krim is 50 miles from my home.
      There is no any war at Krim, because all Krim speaks russian – no ukrainian. Referendum was a joke, but joining of Krim to Russia was useful for all.

  2. Jerry

    Greg, Jim Sinclair is right on several levels in this interview about the power struggle in Ukraine. In my lifetime I have never seen so many interconnected lines of economic strain all diverging to one focal point. This is for all intensive purposes the “fuse” that will explode the petrodollar . Whether planned or not, the outcome will be the same. The End of the Dollar. This time the Chinese have laid down the challenge to cross the red line, and have sided with the Russians creating a tremendous kickback, should the Bank puppets in Washington decide to cross it. The question is, will they take the bait?
    I guess we’ll find out Monday if the they intend to back up the rhetoric that Kerry has been spinning all weekend.

    Greg watch the dollar index this week. I think it will tell us which way Gold will be heading. It has been on a steady downward track the last three months. Granted it was at 79.44 in 2008, but that was before we were facing a conflict with global superpowers like Russia and China who both hold large amounts of our debt. Jim Sinclair is right, They don’t a nuclear bomb. They already have an economic one. God help us all with all the psychopathic narcissus’s involved.

    • Greg Hunter

      I think this week will be pivotal in U.S. and world history.

      • Dmitry

        A new term for the so-called American democracy: the Military-Police democracy.

        Yanukovych invited opposition for talks. He is a dictator and a tyrant.
        Yatseniuk sent against the people army tanks. He is a Democrat and a liberal.
        How to call it? Military-police US-democracy.

        • Galaxy 500

          Not by the little people here my friend. We disapprove of the USA’s interference in Ukraine, Libya, Syria and Egypt. And our mucking around has made life there so much better for everyone. Much has been said here about how the Ukraine Pres. run out by demonstrators was robbing the country living a lavish lifestyle. Kinda like our Congress .
          Obama has stolen our democracy, and I apologize that have messed up yours.

        • Denis

          Yatseniuk sent tanks? Where and when exactly? Olny one, who moves his army is Putin!
          His friend, so called prime minister of Crim Aksyonov, former local criminal, took the office with the help of his gunmen/militia, by force. On 2010 Crimean parliamentary elections hes party Russian Unity got only 4% of votes. On so called “referendum”(in front of russian gunmen) suddenly 95,7% voted for independence. I must say wow!! I´m sure, in this kind of elections, even Scotland would choose to unite with russia.

          • Sergey

            Denis, have you ever been to Crimea? I suppose you haven’t..Unfourtunately your Media managed to arrange effective public brain-clean and sensationon of reality is absolutly vanished with major part of ordinary Ukranians..Just to let you know the so-called Russian propaganda has always been a baby in comparrisson with western one (to a greater extent USA’s one)..

    • Galaxy 500

      nice post. What is your breaking point on the dollar index?

      • lastmanstanding

        It was 72 ish in 2011. (April I believe) and most thought it would go then.

        If it breaches below that, silver and gold will blow by their highs like it was standing still. People were watching last time. (2011) Those in the know were running for the protection of pm’s like there was no tomorrow.

        I believe that the elites knew this and that is why they smashed the hell out of metals…this last 3 years has been brutal on the little guy. Weak hands have been discouraged and are out for good. Mean while, the bastards have been stealing all the metal at the low prices all while trying to keep some availability and the continuance of biz as usual.

        This time, few will get pm’s. History has shown that no one is interested in pm’s when they are cheap. AS soon as the $ blows, it will be beyond insane. That is what my gut tells me.

        This time they are out of powder, there will be no disrespect for tangible items…buy anything tangible like a mad man or woman. Like GH, I believe that this week will be one for the history books.

        Hope to see you all on the other side. lms.

      • Jerry

        80.0 is traditionally the firewall. My guess is 78.0.

        • Galaxy 500

          Thanks Jerry
          my number is 70. I bet you and Lastmanstanding a euro. Lets hope we are all wrong

          • Paul from Indiana

            70 will definitely do it. But the world can stave it off simply by buying dollars. It’s the ultimate game of “chicken”. The system should have already collapsed, as $17+ trillion is a staggeringly unimaginable sum. No one has the nerve to light the fuse to the dynamite. Not yet, anyway. Best always to all on this forum.

          • Galaxy 500

            Great observations Paul…however, outside of the un-Federal Reserve , who would be stupid enough to suck up our toxic swill ($) ? Obama has alienated our allies and good friends. The Saudis could but they are disposing of the greenbacks. The EU? I agree with what you are saying but I dont know who would bail us out. A bankrupt America would suit China and Russia. Yes they would lose on their investments but would become the big Dogs

  3. Ugly

    Dudes. The times of so-called easy preparations are about to end. So I will write it again.

    .get debt down, so that your lifestyle becomes simpler
    .get a garden ready, or keep going if already doing so
    .buy PMs
    .have at least 3-6 months in food storage
    .know food in the wild, such as dandelion greens
    .know a farmer or a CSA group

    • Greg Hunter

      Beautiful advice!

    • Galaxy 500

      Let those who have ears listen and those who have eyes see… time is fleeting. Ugly’s warning is heart felt and serious and I believe it to be correct. Even if you have a year (does anyone think the amateur President isn’t going to muck things up?) It will not be long enough to fully prepare.

    • allen ols

      this week i went to lowes and HD and loaded up on organic seeds for 5 yrs. I do have heirloom in #10 cans from pleasant hill grain. Piked up another 14 cubic ft freezer, loaded it with roasts, tilapia, chkn breasts, and sleeves of hamburger, as well as 4 inverters. working on 3 more barrels of reg. gas all this for a 4th location. diversification, 🙂 lol keep it up.

    • pessimist

      According to Clif High, creator of the web bot, things won’t start picking up speed until end of March … coincidentally with the new moon.

    • Diane Ryan

      Yes Ugly, your advice bears repeating.

      Excellent interview Greg. We have squandered our Founders’ Republic. It’s spoils are being divided amongst our enemies. An interview with a survival expert could prove very valuable; someone like James Wesley Rawles, Joel Skousen, even Brandon Smith focusing on survival.

    • Cheri

      I am a Christian and obediently sold my home and bought an RV. I have water filters, solar panels, organic grain and heirloom seeds, dehydrated dairy products, PMs, and lots of “how to” books. When I sold my home I paid my debt down to 80% and left a balance so I had more money to invest in real estate and farm land. I feel led to go to Austin Texas and expect to be there by the end of the summer. However, I feel distinctly vulnerable without a homestead of my own! Is there any suggestion you can offer or tweaks you can make to what I have done? If I do have debt, what is the worst that can happen beyond a quick rise in interest rates?

  4. Todd

    Mr Sinclair is a knowledgeable and experienced analyst and I think he is correct in his analysis. However, as idiotic as these guys in Washington are, they have to know that the outcome of pushing Putin too far is the collapse Mr Sinclair speaks of. Unless they are suicidal when it comes to the US economy, they will be forced to back off.
    Sometimes hope is all we have!

  5. gerald

    Another best for you Greg. If I may ask, what is the reason Russia deals in the petro dollar anyway if they don’t have to. Do all countries use it just to please us? I don’t know , but I would think maybe everyones economy might follow ours if the petro dollar is scorned. Anyway, a superb interview. That Mr. Sinclair is one intelligent man. Thanks Greg.

    • JC Davis

      Gerald once the whip lash of pride begins it will not be over until total humility is revealed. Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.

    • Galaxy 500

      The U$D was the big dog on the block. Not just oil but currently, all commodities are settled in U$D. Silver, gold, zinc, wheat, corn and oil are all settled in US dollars. When these morons used the SWIFT system as a weapon a year or so ago it got not only our enemies looking for an alternative but also a lot of our so called friends. As two faced and self-serving as this administration has been our most ardent supporters have been shaken to their core. We have outed Israel and the UK over issues we disagree on. How adult and ally like are we. Before we would have never gone to the media and release our allies secrets if we disagreed but as Obama is a community organizer with no real world leadership skills he uses political infighting skill from Chicago. These skills may win you an election but it destroys your allies trust in you and can cause a schism that will result in a much deserved “knife” in the back when the time is opportune.

      • Anne Elliott

        Not only does Obama come from Chicago, but also Christine Lagarde… Who got her job the Chicago way too. Keep that in mind next time she makes the news – lots of backdoor deals going on, I’m sure.

      • JC Davis

        500. I cant apologize enough for having voted for …… in 08. Both sides would have done the same thing, yet I still feel some what responsibly. If nothing but for being fooled.

        • Galaxy 500

          My wife still makes fun of me about my 08 vote. Never again will make a protest vote, I’ll stay home.

          • Galaxy 500

            But I am going to pull a straight republican lever in 2014. No I dont like them but at least they are not socialist/communist

          • JC Davis

            500 I am not sure we will see a vote in 2016. Yet I already know I will not vote democrat again. Not sure if I will even vote. I do feel the only way to stop the controllers from a rigged election is for all Americans to vote. By doing so they ( May ) be exposed clearly. What else can we do short of a gun revolution.. That is not the answer. I know how you feel about everyone voting. We have a decision to make . Should we want all voters voting or have a rigged election by oligarchs. I think voters stand a better chance of saving the country. . At least a chance.

  6. Rodster

    Excellent interview Greg. Guys all I can add is to prepare because what this administration is doing is purposely trying to start a war with Russia.

    • Rodster

      Ukraine IMF Inside Job – Charlie McGrath

      Charlie succinctly describes and explains in 4 minutes who’s behind and pushing the buttons of TPTB.


    • Concernee

      From my observations of our present MUCK; appears highly unlikely we’ll ever see another election….I’m really surprised this RUSSIAN CRISIS didn’t pull the plug for martial law in the U.S., which of course would halt any elections, would confiscate all weapons, food, money, and/or other valuables: to wit: Recent Executive Order # 13306, which will give the administration free rein to do all these depravities with no due process….Slam in your home, conduct a military inspired STEALING all your valuables….Google it! , then hustle you off to a F.E.M.A. camp. Who knows what zip code? Folks, it no longer is If but WHEN! May already be too late to prevent this!

  7. Snorky

    Excellent interview! Excellent! Thnx, Greg.

    I attended Mr. Sinclair’s Q&A session in San Diego last Sunday and I was surprised that there were perhaps only around 100 people there (and almost all of them were senior citizens or borderline senior citizens). People still don’t seem to be paying attention. I suppose they will when they finally get ‘hit over the head with a 2×4’, figuratively speaking. Or maybe not, who knows? I haven given up trying to talk to people about this. (it is a waste of my energy). GLTA.

    • Greg Hunter

      At some point, everyone will know what we know now.

      • smaulgld

        I understand the reaction. You get a visceral unthinking reaction from many supposedly smart people when you mention potential scenarios. I guess they are used to hearing about inflation scares and just write it all off as gold buggery. The main stream media and warren buffet just confirm their point of view (or give it to them).
        I understand the lack of concern but can’t fathom the hatred some people have toward hearing anything that has to do with inflation, gold, dollar weakness etc. (what this site has plenty of!)
        Would love to see Greg interview a Keynesian respectfully and see how well they do. Liberals seem to shut down when faced with facts and logic. I remember watching Krugman just quit after the first segment when he was on TV with Ron Paul.
        Watch how this guy Jan Helfeld gets Nancy Pelosi all flustered to where she ends the interview and kicks him out of her office!http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8pFC3LKMIQo&list=PLD9795C3A157DC6C3

    • JC Davis

      Snorky, I am with you. How can people not see the deadly spider in there nose.

    • Eileen K.

      All I can say is this: If Barry Soetoro (aka Obama) and his handlers try starting a war with Russia, they will be on the receiving end of the biggest ass-kicking in history. They won’t be dealing with Russia alone, but with China and whatever other allies these two nations may have – including US citizens willing to rise up.

      • Charles H.


        I appreciate your candor – but they’ll call Martial Law before anyone can get to them. Imagine throwing the whole country ‘under the bus’ – because you won’t man-up. No bets here.

        • Rick

          Someone has to be willing to enforce martial law. Will they leave their family to enforce martial law? They only have the power we allow them to have, either by ignoring what is right or taking part of what they want for our individual benefit.

  8. Aniket Bhave


    I am speechless.

    • Greg Hunter

      Aniket Bhave,
      Please prepare, and do it soon.

  9. Bullrun

    Spot on my friend, enough said.

  10. Noel

    Of course they know this in DC. Yet they persist in threats. Occam’s razor: DC is ready to support the petro-dollar the old fashioned way.

    They are mad. Utterly, monstrously mad.

  11. thomas winston

    Great interview!!! The best I have heard in months! Thanks, Greg. You are on top of this stuff——love your site! CIGA Tim winston

    • Greg Hunter

      Thank you CIGA Tim!

  12. Calgirl

    You must have a lot of clout to net these big fishes! Another fantastic interview.

    • Greg Hunter

      Sometimes you get lucky.

      • donald driks

        Greg, Hard work and persistence makes one lucky. Thank you for your hard work and continued good luck.

        • Greg Hunter

          Thank you Donald!

      • AL. Hall


        • Greg Hunter

          Thank you Al Hall for your support and kind words!

  13. Galaxy 500

    While the people of Crimea have the right to vote to succeed, can it be called a legitimate vote if there is not an option to vote against leaving the Ukraine? I just read there was no “No” on the ballot.

    • Galaxy 500

      can you check on that? I would love to see e a ballot. I’d hate to be taken in by the MSM yet again.

      • Max

        I can confirm that there was an option in the ballot for Crimea to remain part of Ukraine. To view the ballot please google ‘photo of Crimea referendum ballot’ . Although it is not in English. First option says ‘Are you for Crimea joining Russian Federation?’, second option says ‘Are you for re-enactment of 1992 Constitution and for Crimea remaining part of Ukraine?’

      • It's me

        Galaxy 500, I posted a pic of a ballot that was used at the Crimea referendum (with translation)

    • tsuki

      There were two options on the ballot –

      1. Return to the Russian Federation
      2. Restore the 1992 Constitution where Crimea would have freedom of association.

      The “status quo” talking point of the West was not an option in Crimea. It would require that Crimea recognize the illegitimate regime in Kiev as legal, which it is not. I am not defending the former Ukrainian President, but the vote in Parliament fell short of removing him from office. That made the transfer of power a coup, not a legal impeachment. Crimea would not recognize the coup as legitimate, therefore there could be no option on the ballot to remain in a country with an illegal government.

      • Galaxy 500

        Thanks, the way it was portrayed just didnt make sense and then I couldn’t even find a story about it on the website of the news organizations that reported it ( news org used with all due lack of respect)

        • Cass

          You do realize that if president abandons his country then he abandons his post, right? The Rada in Kiev was elected back in 2010- 2012, what is illegitimate about them? If something happens to president and vice president in US then speaker takes over…guess what happened in Ukraine? President abandoned his post and speaker had to take over. That’s why the presidential elections are called for so fast.

        • It's me

          Russia Today usually gives alternative points of view that discribe events in more unbiassed manner

          • Greg Hunter

            It’s me,
            RT will NEVER criticize Russia–Never. They do present a perspective that is useful. “RussiaWatchdog.com” would never be allowed to operate in Russia. Let’s be real here.

  14. smaulgld

    Great interview. I also covered the Ukraine/Russia situation in a podcast on Friday noting the Russia has the ability to set off massive inflation in the United States:

  15. Solomon

    Just another reason that the barry administration is irresponsible and foolish OR intentionally and nefariously attempting to destroy the US economy.

  16. Michael Thurston

    Thank you for telling it like it is.

  17. Seen Too Much

    Thank you Greg and Jim.

    God help us all.

  18. Galaxy 500

    Go to Google earth and type coco islands…out of way and nice runway

    • Galaxy 500

      Nice place to land a 777 and turn it into a really big pipe bomb.
      who was on board and what was the cargo. Was it loaded with PMs going to Beijing?
      And please call your Congressman and tell them not to turn over the internet to the UN. I mean damn who is running this country making these dumb a$$ decisions over and over again? Its like a bad dream. If only the Obama administration would turn into that season of Dallas that turned out just to be a bad dream! Please God, save us from these evil men in DC.

      • JC Davis

        Exactly. In the mean time the NSA is staring at the fly on my wall from space.

      • Galaxy 500

        Finally got up with one of my best friends, who flights for United. He said that it would be interesting to see what the cargo was. He’s had 50mil in the cargo hold. He believes that they wanted the plane, and that the 45k ceiling meant that there was a struggle in the cockpit. He guess the plane is at a pre-prepared landing strip…iF they made it and in the ocean if not but if in the ocean there should be some debris.
        Just his opinion but he flushed them so I thought it would be interesting to hear his take

        • Galaxy 500

          Hateful spell checker. ..flushed equals Flies them…he flies 777 and other Boeing’s plus rotary wing

    • Greg Hunter

      Is the plane there? Who knows.

      • Bill

        Why would someone hijack a plane and thereby warn everyone if you wanted to use it as a weapon. If they had any resources at all why would they not just charter a plane and take some time to really load it up with some ordnance. You could even file a flight plan coming as near to your target as possible then veer off course at the last minute. If this plane is used for something I call “false flag.”

        • Galaxy 500

          My guess if its still in one piece it will be hidden until its no longer in the news

      • Galaxy 500

        Good question. You have to wonder what Malaysia is trying to hide. Another evil group of moslems the extremists?

        • JC Davis

          I would love to know what Edward Snowden knows. The missing plane could be a test to see how much people know.
          I am sure with the radar tracking systems, the Satellite magnifying cameras, drone cameras,the NSA, and all the information being recorded threw nanotubes. NOTHING CAN HIDE.

          • Galaxy 500

            Satellites outside of looking for IR signs of missiles launch, they dont photo every every where all the time. You’ve got orbits to syn, its not like the NSA tracking your cell which is basically a radio transmitting your exact positions the entire time its on.
            if they want to look at a place they can count your freckles but they have to be tasked. Sure there are some areas like N Korea and Iran that are basically always watched

          • Galaxy 500

            I agree with you. I would love to know what Snowdon does

  19. Jonathan

    James Kostohryz wrote an excellent piece on the so-called “nuclear option” re: Russia dumping US treasuries:


  20. Galaxy 500

    Great Interview. You have on our side a community organizer that misunderstands the world and a KGB Col. that has real world experience and understands the world. What could go wrong?
    If you cross this red line….well that wasn’t my red line that was the world’s red line.

  21. Brady

    Really appreciate the early Sunday video release along with your passion for seeking the truth and sharing with others!!

    • Greg Hunter

      Thank you Brady!

  22. Colin - 'the farmer from NZ'

    Great interview Greg.
    Sounds to me like its going to get messy this week.

  23. DKH

    Thank you Greg for an excellent interview. I am saddened to say I do not think our US leaders actually understand whats at stake here. I know how ridiculous this sounds, but in my opinion it is Arrogance to Infinity in Washington DC.

  24. Matt

    Very good and eye opening interview, Greg. Regardless of what Putin could do re SWIFT, I hope cooler heads prevail. Putin has home field advantage.

    For those who believe the global economic system is on the cliff’s edge, may the push
    be avoided. My bias is for a deflationary event or structured default, not a currency destruction event.

  25. Marshall Peters

    Greg, once again, you have released a remarkable interview. A tip of the ‘ole Top Hat to both you and Jim Sinclair.

    • Greg Hunter

      Thank you Marshall!

  26. Fraser

    Thanks Greg, a really good interview, with a very smart man, well done.
    I must admit that it also gave me some hope that, without another shot being fired, America could be quickly broken down and returned to a democracy. But history shows us that the Junta in charge have too much at stake and will not go quietly. So I think we should expect the worst and I just hope it can be confined to the Northern Hemisphere.

    • Greg Hunter

      I hope you are correct sir! There is a lot of good still in America if we could only shed the bankers in charge.

      • Fraser

        Sorry – I meant to say “quickly rebuilt as a democracy” – but I rushed the comment and then there was no way to get it back.

        My frustration has always been with your Adninistration, which (for some unknown reason) thinks it must lead the rest of us around. In fact, after “Pivot Asia” (I think) Australia now has more US military bases than our own, which is an absolute outrage for an old pacifist – patriot like me!

        From Clinton (start Term 2) onwards, it has been all downhill – with ever increasing war, poverty, crime, violence and selfishness. I keep thinking that the average American must be blind, deaf and dumb! How can things get worse EVERY year for eighteen years without any reaction? I also see the same war-violence culture spreading outwards around the globe and I don’t like it! What was ever wrong with peace and love?!

        • Galaxy 500

          when I believe in peace thru superior firepower, I disagree with the policy to send Americans all over the world at US taxpayer’s expense to protect another country. Why is America spending so much in S Korea when the Koreans aren’t? Why do we have such a presence in Japan. If the japs want us there… and they likely dont…let them shoulder part of the burden.

          • Fraser

            500 – I think you have it the wrong way around. WW3 has not declared in 1963 with the assassination of JFK, but American bankers have ever since sought to establish “one world” under their control. Every year they occupy another country and set up military bases. Then they infect those countries with JPMorgan and Goldman Sachs, which take over their banks, stock markets, mining and agriculture. Then they loot those countries and send the profits home. Countries that resist are destroyed with economic then traditional war. America makes enemies out of allies and now about half the world knows that Americans are no longer “the good guys” and must be stopped and sent back home. I believe that resistance will continue to grow until nukes start flying.
            I think this can only be stopped by crashing the dollar and defunding the US military,

          • Galaxy 500

            We must have resisted because we are surely destroyed

          • Galaxy 500

            The US military is not the problem mate, its the idiotic, evil politicians and bankers that are the problem.

      • Fraser

        Congratulations Greg! – this incredible interview is being referenced and discussed everywhere, world-wide. History books will (or at least should) note your outstanding contribution to “Truth, Justice and (eventually) the American Way”. Well done Superman!

        • Greg Hunter

          You are vey kind Fraser!!!

    • tROT

      Hey Fras,
      Can you find me a cheap place in Coober Pedy? I’m expecting the worse. So if i go down unda, get a place in C.P., i’ll really be under and you never know, might find some PR”s. People up here got precious rocks in there heads, not me of course.

      • Fraser

        Southern tip of Tasmanian with a fishing rod – you won’t notice a thing!

        • tROT

          Wow, I’ll be in like Flynn!

          • Galaxy 500

            In like Flint

          • tROT

            In my day it was Flynn, Then Coburn stole it! Errol always got away with murder, with his Aussie charm and if you ever read his book “My Wicked Wicked Ways” you’d understand why. He was the real deal, a fair dinkum Irish Australian. If you watch his best film “The Adventures of Robin Hood” you can see where we are at now, waiting for King Richard the lion heart’ed to return to the throne and rid the realm of all the crooks and cutthroats! That’s why we have to trust in Jehovah that his Son our King Jesus Christ will restore to the earth what Adam lost! That’s the beauty of it, we don’t have to be Robin Hood and take matters in our own hands, Jesus the Christ is our Robin Hood. So all you crooks and cutthroats, give up your evil ways, or your time is out!
            PS> “Captain Blood” wasn’t bad either!

          • Galaxy 500

            I grew up watching Flynn. I am a fan of both Capt. Blood and Robin Hood. They sure dont make them like that any more

  27. M

    Do it , let us see how 35 % of the world that horks down american produced calories , likes paying for it at hyperinflated gold prices.
    Or how china fairs when the unemployment rate jumps to 65 % over night.
    Or how petro countries which import most of their calories and rely on oil for most of their goverment spending money . Get turned into round robin death zones over water and food.
    So any time you ready to back up your s$#@ talk with some action BRICsters , do it up. It will not end well for you )

    • Galaxy 500

      Sounds like a fair appraisal but instead of a Washington, Lincoln or Reagan we have a “Caligula”. He is liable to do it just to see the world burn.

      • JC Davis

        Biochar. still useful

    • tROT

      It’ll happen on it’s own when we cant even pay the interest to the bank of China, and like you said they wont be hot cot-ting it anymore! So either way PREPARE!

  28. dean

    Greg ,

    Thank you for having Jim on your show! I love that man. I love that he really cares about the well being of mankind.
    Like Paul Craig Roberts said those people in D.C. are insane . He is right .

    I used to be able to click an E mail link on your site and e mail some of these interviews to friends, what happened to that ?

    Great job on your part Greg in keeping us abreast of the truth.

    Thanks Dean

  29. richard

    how do we prepare when we are just the nobodies?

    • Greg Hunter

      Buy food you can store and water first and foremost. Get you vehicle in top shape. stock up on motor oil and filters. Buy anything you think you might need because it is all on sale now. Cut your cable and data package . Don’t go out to eat. This is not going to be easy but those who prepare will have a better road.

      • JC Davis

        Greg that sounds like the Obama plea to sign into obamanocare.

    • Anne Elliott

      You can also go to thrift stores and buy things you will need; even Dollar stores have useful items to use or barter with. A good website for beginners is: Thesurvivalmom.com
      Also – get a GOOD heavy duty non-electric can opener. 🙂

    • Galaxy 500

      Harris Tester Progresso soup 8 for $10. A month ago it was 10 for $10. A 25% increase but we only have 2% inflation. If you can spare $20-$50 a month you can start

  30. Jus'Say'n

    America is (Soon: “Was”) Babylon – the “Golden cup in the Lords hand that made the World Mad through Her Excessive Luxuries” that is sneak attacked and BURNED (NUCLEAR HOLOCAUST) in “One Hour”!!! When the Economy Collapses, Civil Unrest Starts and Martial Law is instituted – you’ll have just over a year to “FLEE the Country”.
    May those with eye’s see and those with ears hear!!!

    This conflagration with Russia begins it – the Clock started today with the Crimean Refferendum!!!


    • Galaxy 500

      I am just saying that the Bible says no man know the time of the second coming, not even the son. The original 12 Disciples thought they lived in the end times so forgive me if I laugh when I hear people talk about it. I’ll be rapture out if it comes so its not a concern. What I am concerned about is what evil men do in the meantime.
      I remember a group of Jehovah’s Witnesses in the mid 1970’s that we’re convinced that the world was end ona ccertain day and spent every dollar they could borrow. Imagine their surprise when the time passed and the world was still here. I understand that the guy re-examed his number and said he was off a day….there’s a sucker born every minute. The ones that I went to HS with parents filed bankruptcy. The first clue that they are wrong is when they start pointing to an event, date etc …just my two cents. God will does as he promised and he didnt promise to tell us when. There have been war and rumours of war for two thousand years .

  31. Liquid Motion

    Kudos Greg…for paying attention … 🙂
    “Sanctions = the fuse that starts the global financial war”.
    You want a Black Swan event ……here it is on a Gold Platter.

    Someone has to make a mistake (and they can do that)…to trigger this catastrophe. Mistakes are the “new normal” of the Government. We shouldn’t expect anything more. Diplomacy is not part of their vocabulary. I see also that the UN vote only just managed a confirmation of the US desires to strong arm the Russians. UN, being a western construct, is truly showing its colors.

    While on the topic of Cold War and Sanctions, James Rickards said recently that any financial warfare that materialises would not go far. He uses the phrase “MAD – Mutual Assured Destruction”, to quell any fears of armeggedon because there exists a known state of Lose – Lose (no one wins) which stems from the power that each possesses to destroy the other and so Financial Annilhilation comes to both countries. He is quick to point out nonetheless that an act borne out of miscalculation or stupidity (mistake) cannot be discounted.

    Keep in mind also that we are only talking about Russia here….in terms of “Retaliation”. Should we forget China and what was said last week by them to the US and EU (avoid sanctions against Russia) ? Whilst Russia may be the Bear sitting in the opposing corner, China is the Elephant sitting on the sidelines (ready to tag for the next round).

    I find this article absolutely hysterical (for all the wrong reasons):

    All we need now is a former President of the US to come forward and say something eloquent about Obama’s actions…and its game on. Chances of that happening ….ZERO.
    But I would bet that the Elite Bankers are having a quiet word with Barak.

    • Greg Hunter

      This says it all “Sanctions = the fuse that starts the global financial war”. You want a Black Swan event ……here it is on a Gold Platter.” Thank you for your comment and link!!

    • Galaxy 500

      Nice post
      Does this sound like the wacko environmentalists, a crazed dictator… no its the democratically elected govt of Germany.
      “An attempt by the German Green Party to ban Mr Schroeder from speaking in public about Ukraine was narrowly defeated in the European parliament on Thursday”

    • tROT

      Just keep yours ears open, for when they say”peace and Security” and you see the earth being ruined, head down to Coober Pedy! If your raptured put in a good word for me, so the grapes can grow and I can make more wine, in paradise of course!

      • Galaxy 500

        Got 8 nice vines outside now. Looking to take up my Daddy’s mantle as wine maker. I’ll save you a glass for here and we’ll have a jug up there

      • Galaxy 500

        Do you need any forensic accounts down there?

        • tROT

          No, I see on ABC-TV, they already started the Resurrection, so send all forensic accounts to them. People will be popping up like mushroom clouds!

          • Galaxy 500

            Got it. Wine making it is

          • JC Davis

            500 I do my own wine also.. That is why some of my comments seem wacked out..lol

          • Galaxy 500

            I might have to get some tips from you. And I believe in a lot of quality control

  32. The Heart

    Greg, all this might already be a moot point if it is true that the US has caved into the Russians. Like, what’s next in the endless game of false flagology and distractions extraordinaire?


    • tROT

      Heard they only slapped 11 Russians with sanctions so maybe well get by a little longer, more time to prepare? With sites like USAWatchdog, they knew the gig was up, so there holding back, no doubt.

  33. Jeroen

    Thanks Greg, again from The Netherlands I have to say that you are the only one out there that provides real unbiased information on what the MSM does not want to show. I am very thankful that I started reading stuff about the economy and the principles of money three years ago. Since then I know that we are up for a real painful change and I have been adapting my life since then. I fear that we are getting very close to the precipice now. The history unfolds in front of our very own eyes, for everyone to see. I think, after seeing your interviews with Jim Willie, Jim Sinclair, Paul Craig Roberts and John Williams, that the events in Ukrain will mark the Waterloo event for the US and for the western world for that matter. I sincerely hope that people who read this blog are prepared for what’s coming in the US. I am not religious but I will pray for you. ALL THE BEST

    • Greg Hunter

      Prayer is always a good thing. God hears you and I thank you!

  34. Calgirl

    I think Congress and the Obama administration are seeking different purposes. Congress is trying to fill its coffers by supporting the military/financial complex and diverting our attention from their abundant failings. Could any government representative purposefully poke the Bear in the eye and possibly start a nuclear war just to be re-elected? Certainly they know some of the real facts of the Ukraine situation, don’t they? Do they not consider the millions of lives that would be lost? Do they not see that all the wars from Viet Nam onward have been destructive for all involved and gained nothing but hatred for America?
    Obama, on the other hand has, since he was elected, done everything possible to degrade the U.S. and our standing in the world. I believe it is his mission based on his hatred of America and Christians. However, I don’t believe for a second that he is as intelligent as reported…did you know that he “voluntarily” gave up his law license during his first presidential campaign? So too, Mrs. Obama gave up her license. There is no reason I can think of that they would voluntarily disbar themselves other than as a settlement for some grievance.
    Putin on the other hand seems to be much more of a leader than our feckless crew!

    God help us all.

    • lastmanstanding

      Calgirl. Why would they EVER need to be lawyers again after this gig?

      I’ll leave it at that.

    • It's me

      *Certainly they know some of the real facts of the Ukraine situation, don’t they?
      Of course, they do. US have been spending $5 bln (officially spoken figure) and have been prepared the coup in Ukrain for many years (aren’t you interested to know how much taxpayers’ money was spent for that????)
      *Do they not consider the millions of lives that would be lost?
      Just think of Serbia, Siria, Iraq, Iran, Libya (I believe you can go on with it) Have you ever thought of how many people (including children) died in the course of those events (performed by US and called ‘defence of democracy’???) Would you like to have THAT democracy been brought in your place? Serbia have been bombed for 78 days. Whose eyes in US gvt were steeped in tears???
      *Do they not see that all the wars from Viet Nam onward have been destructive for all involved and gained nothing but hatred for America?
      That’s the point. 1) US need external enemy 2) places to suck money from 3) etc etc etc

  35. Oracle 911

    Hi Greg
    Great interview. I disagree with your Guest only in one point. Putin does have conscience, if not then we would have a full blown war in ME in which USA and Russia would be directly involved.

    Your thoughts.

    • Greg Hunter

      Yes you are correct but in a war Putin or anyone else will be ruthless-that’s war. I hope we can avoid it.

      • Oracle 911

        For Russians, reflecting the fact Ukraine is somehow Russian territory (at least the southeast Ukraine and Crimea), this is a self-defense war.
        And if you look at the history of last 1000 years, they always won, for example they won against Napoleon’s and Hitler’s army, which were the strongest of their era and were utterly defeated (this is a fact).
        Now they are waging a war on moral, economical, ideological and intellectual ground against some circles of the West, and it wont turn into a hot war (I hope), but these circles will be utterly defeated.
        PS: You may wonder who are these armies operating on Russian soil, for example US gov funded NGOs (like Golos), US gov funded medias, corrupt bureaucrats or oligarchs with strong western ties like Kchodorkovskiy, who tried to sell shares of state owned oil/gas firm to Rockefellers.

  36. Watchdog

    sinclair has lost whatever is left of his mind which is nothing.

    He says Putin has acted ‘gentlemanly’ in invading a country and violating the sovreignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine. Sinclair is an idiot of the first class. Sinclair is a bigtme WIMP who gets down on his knees and kisses putin’s ass. Hey Sinclair, how does it feel to bend over to a KGB agent? Sinclair is a disgrace to be called an American. Sinclair is just an old man who lives with 30 dogs and a pig. Those dogs must keep him very warm at night. Ain’t no fool like an old fool is Sinclair.

    John McCain gas the courage to call out Putin and tell him that Russia is a gas station masquerading as a country. Thanks John for standing up to a murderer and a thug. With #@##@##@ like Sinclair in America we should ship ship his dog ass to Russia where he can give a 10 hour french kiss to putin.

    • Greg Hunter

      You must be a paid troll. When all you can do is name-call with zero argument, what else can we think? Let me get this straight, you think the way to fix this problem is go to nuclear war? You really think the USD is not vulnerable with $17.4 trillion in debt sinking it? As far as McCain goes, you are talking about the guy that got his picture take with al-Qaeda last year in Syria? Really? So if you Kiss the ass of al-Qaeda you are OK? I’ll say it again TROLL. Correction PAID T R O L L

      • Galaxy 500

        Or it was his turn to get on the computer at the mental health facility …
        you have to admit that what he writes strains credulity.

      • tROT

        I don’t think they will even pay him, he couldn’t come up with anything except what we hear the neo-conmen gin up and frame-up, all the time in the maim steam median, somebody tap watchdog’s bone so we can expose him too, on youtube! Good thing, good, eventually wins in the end. When with the greatest generation that fought the big one, they always complained about the language in that film, Saving Private Ryan. They had class, no common, trash mouth for them, that’s why they won, they were good. We got to start raising good kids in this country, we might need somebody to lay down there life for us one day. Nobody’s going to lay down there life for a foul mouth!

        • Galaxy 500

          They won by wearing away at the moral fabric of our country making the reprehensible common place and when you object they call you small minded, judgmental or worse yet Christian. I’ve had people after asking me what I thought get mad and say well I dont live by your rules or morals. My response was they were Gods rules not mine and he allows all of us to go to Hell the way we choose.

    • Galaxy 500

      Watchdog…you write more like a affable golden retriever instead of a watchdog. Did you miss that the EUROPEAN and USA caused the unrest in the Ukraine that overthrew the Democratically elected government of the Ukraine? You support McRino so I cant say much about your reasoning skills or powers of observation. Ever hear of the Keating five?

    • Jerry

      I think Greg is right. You are a paid government troll. I have a message for you and your handlers . When the Banking puppets are done crapping on us, they will crap on you to, and you will be just another face in the breadline with the rest of us. The only difference is we didn’t betray the American people. You and your ilk did.

    • JC Davis

      OOOOOOOOOOh That was beautifull. y Igornant. John mickey mouse. Really?

      • Galaxy 500

        if McCain the McRino is a hero (he was fifty years ago but not today) then America is doomed. Its hard to believe any good man could support NDAA much less a former prisoner of war. But then some one told me that there were rumours that he had a much better accommodation in North Vietnam and was buddy buddy with the Vietcong. I guess we’ll never know.

      • JC Davis

        I find it insane for any congressman to call Russia a gas station.

    • Chip

      Watchdog, McCain is a loser and needs to go already. He is a big government republican and horses petute…

  37. dave

    Everything Mr. Sinclair says makes sense. Gas has already started to surge back up in price. And Summer is still months away. I’ll bet Obimbo and those idiotic EU leaders WILL put sanctions on Russia. Better get ready for 10$/gall gas !!!!!!!

  38. John

    I’ve been following Jim’s gold and silver commentary on JS Mineset since the crash of 2008, great interview Greg.

  39. William Betts

    I never thought I would say this in my life time here in America, but we have to get these psychopaths out of Washington and quick while we still have a country. Putin is going to grind up this fool in the White House and spit him out. The quickest way is for a military coup. Bring in people like Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, Jim Sinclair and Paul Volker to run this economy until we can sort this thing out before there is really terrible trouble around the world. The first order of business is to abolish the FED tomorrow and appoint a Secretary of the Treasury that can run the monetary system without Wall Street getting in the way. We need to get rid of our entire gov’t now. The congress is worthless. The Supremes are worthless. We have a very short time here before the whole world economy blows apart. How do we pull off a military coup? Where is that leader now?

    • tROT

      Read your Bible, you don’t have to do a thing except warn the wicked (which is all of us) That soon, our big brother (son of God)will be playing the knockout game, heads will role, just pray it’s not your own! ROLLING, ROLLING, ROLLING, KEEP THOSE HEAD’S AH ROLLING RAWHIDE…….

      • Galaxy 500

        I disagree. I believe God expects us to struggle with evil, not just call them out

    • Shadow of Doubt

      Mr. Betts,
      Having been stationed in Europe courtesy of the USAF for a number of years –I can assure you that Russia also has its fair share of sociopaths. I met a Russian Col. (much like Putin) who told me “You American cowboys think you are so bad…but we who rule live by one rule: What is ours is ours and what is yours is ours. I foresee our inept community organizer getting a lot of OJT in the upcoming weeks from his reality-based counterpart, comrade Putin.

  40. Al

    WOW! WOW WOW WOW!!! Oh My God! And this info is free? It’s PRICELESS!!! Thank you Greg.

  41. Roderick

    If Americans only were exposed to this interview. Maybe a small percentage of people would demand sanity from our leaders. Instead the lap dog media will use John Kerry and John McCain as the little barking dogs for more intervention. If this goes further we will soon hear the new national patriotic chant born from lies once again.. “USA, USA!

  42. Nathan

    Wow Man ! The Dow is up 83 points on horrific news that World war 3 is about to begin ? Gold has fallen .13% because it’s about to go to 50,000 dollars an ounce ? Seriously Greg ? I know you won’t post my comment ……But seriously ? I used to come to your website because I considered you the best .

    • Galaxy 500

      Do you think the Fed is going to go quietly? You dont see the widely reported market manipulation? God help you

    • lastmanstanding

      Nathan, based on the amount of QE, tarp, money printing, political favors, bank bailouts, subsidies, wealth redistribution, free s$#@, food and shelter given to supposed humans who do less than nothing for humanity…

      I think $50,000 for gold and $1,000 for silver is conservative.

    • tROT

      life is precious, handle with prayer and find a real job!

  43. JC Davis

    Greg I title this the whip lash effect. Fresh farms eggs went up to 3.00 a carton. I started collection buckets from a local bakery free. Raised my mill worms from scraps. Now I trade worms for eggs. Meanwhile, John McCain calls Russia a corner gas station acting like a country. So what will I be called ? I don’t care as long as I am getting free eggs.
    One more thought, How long do you think it would take for other countries to follow a better system when it is shown to work better ? My free buckets are getting harder to get. Others have figured out the same think as I did. Glad I stocked them up rooms full.

    • tROT

      We the US. is just starting to become a gas station once again and most think that’s all right. No thanks to all the golfers and neo-conmen and women and spy’s in D.C. If they would only just get a real job in the real world. How bout ah job in Fargo, pumping gas, you guy’s, out ah the ground, we just might be a super power once again like the Russka’s.
      Then we can talk about kicking butt!

    • Mike in Chicago

      Here is the problem with $50,000 Gold. That $50,000 will likely be the equivalent of today’s $2000. In other words, things that you might need to buy for daily living, such as gasoline, might cost $97.50 a gallon, when gold is at $50,000/ounce. Or a loaf of bread might cost $120.00. Depends how and where its made.

      And instead of hyperinflation, he’s probably talking about a complete currency reset. Maybe $25 now = $1 in the newly reset currency. Hard to say, but certainly not out of the realm of discussion.

      What the currency reset does, that is different than hyperinflation, is also reset US denominated debt. Thats the entire problem right now with the US deficit running, and massive debt, and unfunded liabilities that essentially represent debt.

      The foreign holders of said US debt, however get royally screwed. If you are a US person, and hold a mortgage, the reset doesn’t improve or harm your situation financially from a debt payoff perspective. Neither would it harm US banks. But costs of imported goods, would sky-rocket. The only thing to help with that, would be a massive re-shoring of many products that are made outside of the US. Its happening now, whether that is in anticipation of such, or principally just a coincidence. This process of re-shoring really got well underway post 2008, and really ticked up a lot last year. Its under-reported though. There is just so much stuff not made here, so its hard to see it happening. Therefore, I wouldn’t get too excited about Sinclairs mention of $50,000 gold. You all might want to get excited about any talk of a ‘hot war’, and that could be a lot more radioactive ‘hotter’ than anyone of us dare to think. There are many elements and stages that can occur between no war and mutually assured destruction (MAD), which is a highly mistakenly implied given if just one country puts its figure on the red button for an ICBM. MAD is no longer the deterrent it was once dreamt to be, as cyberspace and satellite enabled communications, have created faster than speed of light communications between not only humans but entire systems. The various possibilities are unlimited if not mind boggling, but just look to Fukishima as an example, and all of the continued hot radioactivity that spews out to this day, and its largely being ignored by the world’s media. Snowden’s leaks notwithstanding, you have no idea how much information is completely and instantaneously vaporized or whitewashed from cyberspace on a nano-second by nano-second basis. Its not what we think we know or can see or hear that can harm us all – its what we are not knowing or not seeing or not hearing that has the most potential for damage and destruction. I leave you with this – at any given moment, how many congress people are not only not in DC, but no where to be found on the ground of the continental US ? That a whole lot of this bs is going on while Congress is on recess, how does that make you feel about whats happening behind the scenes ? Prepping anyone ? Maybe any prepping mentioned here, needs to include prepping to be on another country’s soil or perhaps another planet in the not too distant future ? Im not here to be an alarmist, but seriously do you really think food storage for a few months, or bug out vehicles, or whatever it is you fancy to make you somehow feel safe, would do any good if Russia launches any one of a number ICBM’s at any city in our country ? They are the only country in the world that still has this ability, and there is simply no US technology available in enough quantities to intercept those missiles. They are mobile too, from land and sea.

      • Galaxy 500

        if nukes fly we are screwed but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t be prepared for economic upheaval. The majority of Americans lived on farms during the Great Depression and it was tough but they could eke out a living. Chicago asphalt and concrete are going to be hard to till.

      • Galaxy 500

        Gold is a store of value to protect your wealth. Its an insurance policy, not a trade. Yes it is a hedge against inflation.

    • Galaxy 500

      you are going to have to explain what you are doing. ..of record so as not to clog up the Real News blog

      • JC Davis

        Dome shelters, water purifiers, gutter gardening, home made wine, Water river ram pump, worm farming. Imagine the possibilities.

        • Galaxy 500

          Meal worms? I am looking at putting a chicken coop behind the barn on the far side of my property. Not many just about a dozen. Planting a garden for the first time ever this year plus some more fruit trees and some blueberries and blackberries. Wish my Daddy was around to advise me.

        • Galaxy 500

          Planning to start brewing beer too. Got to keep busy and it would make good trade goods

        • Galaxy 500

          Nice link

  44. smaulgld

    Just ran across this from the UK telegraph from early March. The writer scoffs at anything might challenge the dollar -worth a look

  45. Galaxy 500

    you said it first and here is article that Russia will use other currencies.
    And Kaspersky says Obama and Hillary make Carter look like Churchill.

  46. Andrew mango

    People beware of these guys Sinclair & Hunter that is. These guys are, to put it in simpler terms, ” money changers” and no different then the criminals on Wall Street and the banksters. They are complete masters of mixing lies with the truth. And, in many instances, just bold faced lies. Give you an example. $50,000.00 per ounce for gold? Really now. And do you think the common person would be able to capitalize with such an enormous windfall without suffering enormous IRS and other tax penalties. And who would be willing to pay such an enormous amount like that? Your local coin dealer, jewelry shop, ebay, etc. ? I once was suckered, and bought two 1904 ,$25 Liberty Gold pieces worth at the time close to $2500.00. So I went food shopping and just as a test asked to speak with the manager regarding my $350.00 shopping cart. I told him in exchange for the groceries I would tender the gold coin. I submitted all necessary evidence. He replied that he wasn’t allowed to do that. I replied why? This is genuine U.S. money, solid gold ,current price per ounce at the moment was $1,500.00, as I demonstrated in real time, and further valued due to its rarity.Call your manager at the office and ask permission. I understand, it just can’t be done. I said fine. I’ll sell you the coin for the $350.00 just pay for the goods. Claimed he didn’t have the cash. No problem I said, you have a credit card don’t you? “Yes,” good. You take credit card payment here correct? “Yes,” so if you want, pay for the goods and I’ll give you the coin.
    He wasn’t interested. Fine, so the guy just didn’t understand this very profitable exchange or he was not familiar with precious metals, or was just plain stupid, or all three. Other buyers were checking in nowhere near the price of the coin’s face value. Many indicated that if they pay the amount I wanted, i.e. $2,500.00 the very next day it could tank to way below that amount and they’d lose money? Imagine $50,000.00 an ounce! Take it to silly ass Rick of Pawn stars and see what he’d say lol!

    • Greg Hunter

      Andrew mango,
      You didn’t think you could cash it out first at a coin store and then go shopping?

      • JC Davis

        Greg. LOVE IT.

      • tROT

        I thunk Mango, thinks he’s Mungo Jerry. Grow up Mango!

      • Galaxy 500

        Candygram for Mr Mongo. …Candygram for Mr Mongo

    • Galaxy 500

      So you reason that gold is bad bet because some grocery store clerk wasn’t smart enough to buy it for $350? Not sure what your clerks get paid but here in NC, ours are luck to clear that much less have it invest.
      GREG predicted the economic downturn 2007/2008. Dont take my world, look it up on YouTube. His speaking truth to power cost him a contract renewal and all CNN could say when the bottom fell out was…oh, snap we didn’t see that coming but then I bet you’ve said that quite a lot in your life.
      Gold is an insurance…a preservation of wealth and I’d stay away from numismatic coins and go for bullion. Happy for you to skip on down the road and continue to be long in the market and spend every dime you can borrow as I know how its going to end. I just dont know when but its looking closer everyday.
      Sinclair is making a prediction and if you look in history, you will find that in times of economic turmoil and weak leadership, bad things happen. In the early 1930’s gold was more than a trillion Weimarmark…we dont have anything to back our currency just like they didnt.
      Dude, I’d tell you good luck but I wouldn’t really mean is therefore. …peace and out

    • Charles H.

      Andrew mango,

      Let me get this straight… you bought a couple numismatic coins, which are generally over-priced; but you don’t explain whether you investigated the whole concept of “investing” in gold. Two coins hardly shows that you are vested. And that you bought some sort of ‘graded’ coin over a standard “bullion” coin says something itself. Except you describe yourself as “once was suckered” does put the tone of attitude over the comment.

      Then you go to the grocery store… (which has been played out to death by others already). How many people are going to recognize a 1904 $25.00 Liberty gold piece? Most people have never even handled any kind of gold coin in their life. I would be suspect to the authenticity: but you just plow through your argument as if everyone should know as much as you. And forget about the paper explaining the coin.

      Finally, I submit that you had no intention from the start to exchange that coin for $350.00 – only prove an argument. Tell you what – I’ll give you $350.00 for it; and show-up at your door with a micro-scale and tester kit. Look – if you didn’t do your homework, and now want to slander the whole market – feel free. But just a clue for you here – it is a Buyer’s market now: when it skyrockets – it will be a Seller’s. People probably won’t care it is a rare, numismatic coin then: but they WILL want the weight and value of the coin itself. You are judging something guilty before the verdict comes in. Besides, the Liberty gold coin 1838 – 1907 came in a $20.00 denomination – so you might have actually been totally suckered after all; and not even a pawn shop would touch it.

      • Galaxy 500

        well said. He sounded like a mother bird regurgitating the same old disproven media talking points. A while back a TV reporter, John Stossle (sp), tried to sell gold eagle bullion coins for twenty dollars. He had one taker out of fifty. People have been inculcated that paper is money not gold and silver.

  47. Roger Boswarva

    Well, Greg,

    I’ve long been an admirer of you and Jim, but this interview takes the cake. I hope to God the dunces in DC take heed of what is presented here . . . if they do, there might be hope of some rationality and good sense in their actions from here on out. That bombshell that went off in your mind following Jim’s exposition of the simple truth of what could/would happen if Putin is forced, by any stupid sanctions implemented by Washington, to announce the vital EU energy supply can be paid for in any currency, also went off in my mind.

    Jim is truly a master of his game, as are you.

    Thanks for your standing tall to present the truths we all need to hear.


  48. Liz

    The other day some1 tried to discredit a contributor here concerning Russia/China upon US.
    A kenyan n can see hell upon US coz i understand facts from spiritual point of view before i venture into natural.’your best enemies are those who have been close to you’..tried n tested.Don’t have a Bible.It was confiscated 3yrs ago and God has opened my eyes 5000% about all that you won’t find in His word.Stop arguing about the little info we have coz ‘True knowledge exists in knowing that u know nothing’.

    • Galaxy 500

      Sorry but was right here a point you were trying to make? If so, please make another attempt. Try english this time to help us understand. Thanks

      • JC Davis

        Liz, correct me if I am wrong. I think you are saying in God we should trust only. Mohammad knows we love him. I personally miss his comments. I would like to ask him what part the oil countries will play.

        • lastmanstanding


        • Galaxy 500

          JC if you got that out of what she said you must be psychic.

        • Galaxy 500

          Is she saying she’s a Kenyan? I am not making fun I just dont do modern-day txt as a language very well

          • JC Davis

            A drifting mind must be sifted.

          • Galaxy 500

            That’s me…I think I’ll go…squirrel

    • tROT


  49. Galaxy 500

    just heard John Bolton say that sending John Kerry to negotiate with his Russian counterpart was like sending a cupcake to negotiate with a steak knife. So funny So Sad its so true
    Hey, Kerry you moron…is make believe global warming the biggest threat to the world???? Or is it you, McRino and Obama?
    Great we just declared sanctions against Russia. Hey Kerry you dumb a$$, how about that Keystroke pipeline so we can have a secure source of energy? Oh, you want solar power and carbon taxes? Aren’t your priorities misguided and just plain wrong?

    • lastmanstanding

      G500. John Bolton!…he wants war worse than Mr. “unfit for command.”
      He is one of the warmongering neocons that PCR was talking about last week.

      He is one of the nwo’s largest mouthpieces.

      • Galaxy 500

        He may be but he isn’t wrong on his evaluation of John Kerry nor is he wrong about the US should leave the UN. I dont have to agree with everything. Even a broken clock is right twice a day. Give Bolton his due. He is right on this.

  50. Galaxy 500

    You mentioned Sinclair’s involvement in Tanzania Royalty. Doesn’t look like a winner to me. Looks like the only thing being mined is investors money but what do I know. Also you mentioned Sinclair being involved in setting up a gold market in Asia to compete against the fake markets at COMEX and London. That sounds like a winner to me. I had someone tell me recently investing outside the US was too dangerous because the rule of law was unclear. I couldn’t help myself. I laughed in this financial advisor’s face. It took me a few minutes to regain my composure. I really upset her but she let me know that her financial advice was going to be the old “buy stocks for the long haul” BS that can be disproven by looking at a twenty five year chart of the SP500. Subtract your funds fees and your not only lost money, you have lost big. When you adjust you investments against inflation, even the laughably low rates that the USA, you are even worse off. When you gamble in a rigged casino, you always lose.
    There is so much lawlessness in our markets. Our President is so lawless. Our Congress is so corrupt and spineless.

  51. Galaxy 500

    Sen. Jay Rockefeller says that its time we gave the world control over the internet. Why don’t we just give away Ft Knox? Why are all these Dems so anti America and down right communist?

    • lastmanstanding

      You must have heard the joke regarding the communist party 500…They (The commie party) gave up decades ago because the dem(ons) assumed their platform.

      I forget who said that.

      • Galaxy 500

        Funny. I missed d that one but I will be looking it up

      • JC Davis

        Yall be killing me! LOL Next week at auction this once fort Knox served to hold Americas gold.

  52. Liz

    When Obama was 1st sworn in,my colleagues were excited but i was saddened coz i could see his heart.
    People who talk 2much hide some weakness.
    God fought for his annointed who is fighting for the oppressed here.Funnily,’many churches’ in kenya were praying for his opponent!No wonder 2014 is judgement year n each one will be justified.
    Did u know Obama was prophesied 100yrs ago by a ‘religious leader’ as a kenyan who’l do more harm than gud to US?(google)Take prophecies to prayer 2get clarity.

    • Galaxy 500

      IMHO I think you risk your site when you let things like this filter thru…but then you let me post so I guess I should let it slide. I hate when people use Gods name in such a ridiculous fashion. ..oh it was prophesied a hundred years ago…just Google it…I mean Damn. I think these people are attempt ing to discredit you just like the other trolls

      • Galaxy 500

        Is it just me or did Sinclair strike a nerve and TPTB felt that they had to let the harppies loss on you and the sight. You have the regular reasonable post some that I agree with some not so much and then today we have a full court press of trolls and gobbledygook

    • JC Davis

      Liz. can you post more? When I was 9 yrs old my 60 + Dad said I would see a black president, and Great trouble would follow. Send some links please. There was more he said I don’t want to share.

      • Galaxy 500

        JC forgive me. I am incoherent sometimes but I cant make heads or tails out of Liz’s posts. I’d like to

        • JC Davis

          500 I think she is referring to Indian prophecy

      • Liquid Motion

        U no da masters r @ wrk when they push a Blk Prez on the peeps 2 hide da real damage been done. He goin squash the ants in all minorities and everyone haz der eyes shut. Da gr8 Blk Hope aint so !!!!
        You know the masters are at work when they install a Black President to instigate crimes against all citizens through subtle deflection of attention. A white president couldn’t do half the stuff BHO has done without severe backlash.
        Liz, has a point about Barack doing more harm than good. Prophecies are what you make of them. If you have the will and logic you can convince yourself to believe anything. Hard to refute her comment in light of what he has done so far. Would take a miracle to turn that trajectory around. He (his minders) is hell bent on destroying America.

    • Galaxy 500

      I re-read this and think I understand. Please overlook my previous comments. I am old and cranky some days …the others just old and stupid

  53. Galaxy 500

    Obama is talking about voter irregularities in Crimea. How about all the illegal aliens and dead people voting here? He keeps talking about international law, what about f…ing US law that Obama is violating? This pansy is going to start WWIII. More sanctions against Russia. And Brussels is moving ahead with sanctions? God help us.
    Obama says Russia standing in the world will be diminished… Obama knows about that! He has diminished the hell out out the standing and status of the USA in the eyes of the world. And Obama takes no questions at his press conference? God help us.

  54. Mike S.

    Russia and China can put the majority of their population under ground in shelters. They have been continually upgrading the civilian bomb shelters in both countries. We can’t do that. Both Russian and Chinese military doctrine believes nuclear was is not only survivable but winnable. Of course our politicians can be put underground in bomb shelters rather quickly. The rest of us? Scary. Lets hope cooler heads prevail.

    • Galaxy 500

      Mike if we go all out nuclear how long do think they can stay underground? Do you think they have a few years supply of food and water. A decade? I guess they could become Morlocks and eat each other but you are kidding yourself if you think they can wait it out

      • JC Davis

        500 They can wipe us out, and blame Korea in a few shout days with out firing a shot. deceptive controlled medias are there great enemy, yet there biggest allies.

        • Galaxy 500

          We are not toothless. We may be broke but we have some of the most sophisticated nukes in the world. If we get nuked our boomers will rain hell fire on the Russian, Chinese, the Middle East and Iranians just for good measure

        • Galaxy 500

          I agree that Hr Gobbles would be envious of our MSM. They sure get the national socialist message out dont they?

          • JC Davis

            500 3 EMP bombs from Chinas invisible subs would leave us in the dark If the oligarchs agree bombs will never happen. When the oligarchy get threw fighting among themselves I believe America will be in the dark.

          • JC Davis

            500 Remember the rocket that was launched of the west coast. The official report was comtrails caused it. Took 3 months for senator alexander to answer me. This is not comtrails.

          • Galaxy 500

            why yes I do remember the missile launch off the Pacific coast . Could have been Chinese or Russian. As I recall, no one admitted to it and the USA pretended like a jet took off straight up.
            I also remember the Soviet tanks being over rated and the good ole CIA overestimating the qualities of Soviet fighter. Dont count us out of being able to strike back. If we get nuked, we will launch. Any thing else is surrender and then they would have a whole lot of unhappy gun toting citizens looking for them.
            Gen Jack Keane (ret. Dumb a $$) WANTS us to commit troops to the Ukraine. Its funny how it isn’t being mentioned how we (and EU) financed this overthrow and we thwarted the will of the people to elect their leader. God please have someone thwart ours.

          • Galaxy 500

            for a minute I thought Mohammad was posting under your name! Haha haha

  55. rick

    usd index down to 79.32

  56. Rick

    I believe the US knows what Russia will do. If Russia falls for the trap of collapsing the US economy then US government will have the scapegoat and sheeple backing the war they wanted to hide the real reason for the collapse of US economy.

  57. andrey

    Obama-hero of Russia. for 5000000000$ come back Krym

  58. czzi

    Why don’t you interview someone with the opposite view of this charlatan? Really, Russia is in no position to do any of the above, do some research, Russia is in a major economic downturn (according to whom? Russian deputy economic minster!) see this;


    Russian oligarchs are scared to death and money outflows are accelerating.

    Russia’s 10 wealthiest individuals have lost an estimated $6.6 billion between their stock holdings see this;


    Of course this does not fit into your Anti-American propaganda now does it? Typical right wingers, the real unpatriotic ones. Or is it you just hate Obama so much and want to see him fail at any cost, including killing the country.

    • Greg Hunter

      Why don’t you use a real name and give us your credentials. To criticize the government is patriotic. Have you ever heard of the Constitution or the 1st Amendment? I will not post your comment unless you use a verifiable name with your credentials. Let’s seen how brave and outspoken you really are. I don’t post anonymously. Why should you if you want to be this critical? REAL NANE and credentials or no more comments. Prove you are not a Troll.

      • Galaxy 500

        Like I was saying above…you hit a nerve and the trolls are out to beat you down. CZ would have you believe that if you are critical of the govt you are not patriotic…how pathetic

        • Liquid Motion

          Careful, the NSA are listening. 1st Amendment doesn’t apply.
          Speaking peace of mind is an “Act of terrorism” =UNAMERICAN !!!!
          Whilst Acts of the puppet Government are with impunity notwithstanding the death and destruction they have caused.

    • Galaxy 500

      how well do you say our economy is going? Are you going to point to the MSM about how well we are doing? Hahaha
      I am out here living and watching and I can tell you things are not going well but I await your analysis

    • Jerry

      Hey Greg.
      You must be scaring the heck out of these government trolls. for them to come on your site so often. Its sad really. Have you ever heard of drinking the Kool-aide? That term originated in Jim Jones death camps in South America. That’s what we have here. A bunch of government Bank puppet Kool-aide punchers . Really sad that this is what it has come to.

      • Greg Hunter

        Thank you Jerry. The trolls seem so transparent.

    • JC Davis

      CUZ. Russian oligarchs are scared to death and money outflows are accelerating.

      Russia’s 10 wealthiest individuals have lost an estimated $6.6 billion between their stock holdings see this; (Real Oligarchs fear nothing..). They know they own everything.

    • Charles H.


      Using sources that are main-line sources of official propaganda – known for outright lies and mis-representation proves nothing. Also, blind trust in authority relinquishes reason and open examination of cases and facts. It is obvious that you have not vetted either Jim Sinclair or any other Contributor to this site: only coming to spew frustration and baseless insinuations. In fact, your accusations are the standard-fare disingenuous blather that is typical. Nobody “hates” Obama; or wishes to see him “fail at any cost”. On the contrary – we wish him to succeed: if he only knew what he was doing, because he has racked-up a string of failure and detriment throughout his whole administration. Leaders are to lead ON MERIT: not because they merely hold office. He is a proven Liar; and has made us a laughing-stock before the whole world. You slam this site and guests: but don’t even know what is of value here. Honestly, czzi – you are trusting the wrong informational sources: then try to find fault. The FACT that you accuse those here as being “Anti-American”, and “unpatriotic” proves that you are ideologically deceived, and don’t know the meaning of those things you assert. You have been taught, and you accept, that patriotism is following those in office – supporting the home-team thing. Patriotism ACTUALLY means adhering to the principles which found the nation; which are NOT subject to spurious change and re-interpretation. You are deficient in general knowledge; you are deficient in historical knowledge: and you are not knowledgable in the importance and vitality of the Constitution of the United States. Deviation from the framework and purpose of the Constitution is where people become unpatriotic. This is NOT what we are doing here. You have it all backwards.

  59. Robert Burke

    A very wise man….his views are at least steeped in reality.

  60. Rodster

    Greg, I think it’s time for another fireside chat with Señor Gerald Celente. 🙂

  61. Galaxy 500

    So Dianne Feinstein wants to be the droner as opposed to the dronee…
    EPA makes yet another power grab
    Obama makes threats, Putin yawns. …
    With all the problems in the world, what does the COO of Facebook think is important? The word, “Bossy!” If this doesn’t show you how out of touch these liberal women are, nothing does. Women are routinely degraded in music called bitch, Ho and no one says anything about it but say “Bossy” and you are in trouble. Are you kidding me?

    • Galaxy 500

      Can you tell we have bad weather. ..ok I’m done

      • Charles H.


        You are a diamond in the rough. Sometimes I wince at the rough: but I’ll take it to have that diamond.

  62. WD Deni

    Greg, I am at a loss for words. Even in my life a s cold war/baby boomer generation; I have never seen Russia go tit for tat with us. They roped a dope alot but never did they “cross every line”. They are not backing down this time, they hae there own “reset button”. People I memtion this to laugh and say Putin’s crazy, he’s mad just listen to the news!

    I am convinced Putin has studied and learned from the USSR’s past mistakes, and he has planned many scenarios, for this day. And they are not scared,,,,it is amazing to me.

    While our leaders are psychopaths, they believe they are invincible. Just like Hitler as he was loosing battle after battle moving troops that did not exist anymore.

    “The best laid plans of mice and men….

    Putin keeps “outflanking” all our efforts, allour manuvers all that we plan, he seems to be one step ahead of us. I believe he is going to do something dramatic and swift.

  63. Jerry

    I guess we’re not alone anymore. 99.9% say collapse in 2014.


    Really? It took this long. If this was a house on fire the flames would already be shooting out the windows. Thanks for the warning !
    Dollar index 79.34 and falling

    • JC Davis

      Jerry I fear my mind will explode when someone says no one could have seen this coming.

      • lastmanstanding

        I am laughing with you JC, not at you!

        I see the same thing day after day. Most with their head buried in their tech., taking advantage of unlimited energy, fuel, food, fun…infinitely getting better with no down side.

        I am thankful that we have our own businesses, good folks who need our services and a small clue of what is ahead.

  64. Alex D/

    Its funny you interviewed Jim Sinclair, I was just about to write to you about interviewing him. He is definitely one of the most realistic and knowledgeable interviewees that you have. Greg, you are a phenomenal person for providing these interviews. I only wish there were more people who were awake and willing to listen to these interviews.

    I have to say though, I don’t believe the clowns in Washington are stupid. They know whats coming. I believe, as some of your other commentators have suggested, that the implosion of the U.S. dollar is inevitable and that the people “running” things have come to realize it. They want it to happen WHEN its most convenient for them. Naturally, we should probably move our questioning away from “will it happen?” to “When is it most convenient for these people?”. As everyone has already said, its almost impossible to tell the exact date and time. But why are so many interviewees expecting this to happen between summer and fall??? Lets get rid of the noise. How and when would these Washington clowns be in the best position to profit from the deterioration of the U.S. petrodollar?

    If you could get interviews that answer those questions most clearly, we would quite possibly be some of the best positioned people to make it through the dominoes falling where they may. As they say, timing is everything.

  65. mike gunther

    Greg, Great interview, Mr Sinclair is one of the best. I find it strange however that after Obama delivered his limp wristed sanctions against a few rich Russians it seems like its all over. Putin is satisfied evidently, No retaliatory strike on the dollar and the stock market is rocketing 180 points up. SO WHATS UP? Is Putin in on the game and the bear is just growling for show, or did he get what he wanted and thats it? I find it strange that either the Stock Market is so removed from reality or the 1 %s are playing a game where its all rigged from the get go…..Starting to feel like that frog in the pot, looking for a black swan and instead should be watching for steam around me and the smell of frog cookin.

  66. While Rome Burns...

    Thank you J Sinclair!
    The game plan is obvious.

  67. Brad

    Wow. Great interview by both Hunter and Sinclair. Sinclair is a very knowledgeable veteran of the financial world, meaning we should all listen carefully to what he has to say. Sinclair reminds me of those quiet types who don’t say all that much, but when they do they speak with unerring correctness in their evaluations. I can’t help but notice the similarities in analysis between Dr. Willie’s commentary and Mr. Sinclair’s, with Sinclair’s views being more fleshed out. I’d say this important message requires another viewing Thanks for this superb interview Mr. Hunter…indeed the light does go on. Hold on to your hats everyone and prey for cooler heads to prevail….

  68. Barlow

    You have a lot of great interviews… all the time. But this was one of the best I’ve heard. Period. The ease that he made all this make sense was awesome.

  69. Bruce Kolinski

    Thank you for this informative article. The late Edward Bernays once said, “All news is propaganda; and all propaganda is lies”. We certainly see Mr. Bernays’ remark playing out in U.S. media coverage of Putin and the Ukraine don’t we? I really can’t imagine how we are to continue successfully with our ailing Constitutional Republic in the face of an utterly irresponsible Presscorpse slathered in subjective Globalist agenda(s)?

  70. Charles H.


    The really astute observation Jim Sinclair makes is that of the IMF loans. The strings attached, which shall be bitterly oppressive, coming with the “financial support” of the loans: will induce a Western-style Debt-Slavery. He is right to say that within less than a year they will be crying foul, and RUNNING back into the arms of mother Russia. That is, if the current, illegal government becomes so tyrannical – that Ukrainians will be able to do nothing but be sold to the West.

    • Galaxy 500

      Great observation. Russia made loans to Ukraine and loan covenant says if do btw to GDP hits certain level vel loan is called.

  71. Wayne Pacific

    Sinclair begins by saying “…… you have two entities…… looking at each other with lots of hate.” The hate is only in the neocon American leadership. I have been to russia twice and have a good feel for its people and they don’t hate us at all. In fact they have been earnerstly trying for at least three decades to be our friends, or partners as Putin says. Russians loved America and wanted to come here if possible. They all wanted to see Disneyland, Hollywood and the Golden Gate bridge.

    Tragically, our leaders kicked them when they were down and are trying to stop them to death as I write this. A unique opportunity for world peace has been trashed by our American leadership. Clinton was the biggest looser in world history.

    Beware cornering a bear.

  72. Geo. skrmetta

    America has becone a giant insane asylum and we have put the inmates in charge. oboma has been choosen by God to destroy america. His actions to date have been most successfull, his health care plan being one of the last nails in the coffin. dont put anything past this head lunatic. His last speech announced to the world that he is dictator in chief. He is a tool of the god of this world and the entire world economy is being setup to go down into a giant sinkhole. This in order to usher in the new world order as spoken of by our last three or four american presidents. The horseman in revelation with the set of scales is because unjust weights and measures are an abomination to God. this preceeds the announcement of a days wages for a loaf of bread. check out what my financial counselor advises in revelation 3:18

    • tROT


  73. R0Tten to the c0RE

    WELCOME BACK TO THE COLDWAR, THATS GETTING HOT OVERNIGHT, PUTIN HAS A TOOL SO POWERFULL ITS UNTHINABLE AND CAN TURN THE US. ECONOMY UPSIDE DOWN IN COLLAPSE. AN ECONOMIC TIME BOMB! REMEMBER WEVE KILLED AND BOMBED TO PROTECT THE PETROFIED DOLLAR: PRETTY POWERFULL STUFF. THANK YOU MR. SINCLAIR. I’LL PRAY YOU HAVE ENOUGH GOLD TO LINE YOUR BUNKER, WHICH IS MUCH DENSER THAN LEAD, TO KEEP OUT THE RADIATION FROM OUR FLAWED FOREIGN FALLACY. Which leads me to a human drama with all to familiar overtones that parallels the conflict we see today and possible warfare tomorrow, “The Bedford Incident.” My friend who was in the Navy recommended it for what the world is now facing. It’s a thought provoking must see film for the highly and low informed .
    The Bedford Incident was an attempt by Columbia pictures –which had previously made doctor Dr. Strangelove and released Fail-Safe–to tap the well of public anxiety surrounding nuclear weapons and the Cold War, one more time. It’s completely different from Strangelove replacing the comedy with very realistic, totally gripping, nervous, tense, suppressed energy you find in the on active duty. Modern films today don’t have this level of tension, despite 40 years of psychological understanding, simply because realism is dead in Hollywood, reality doesn’t sell. This movie is the real deal. The terrain is frigid and suspense hot, as an American guided missile destroyer stalks, harasses and intimidates a soviet submarine in the artic off Greenland. Photo journalist Ben Munceford, (Sidney Poitier), is assigned to do a profile on the controversial captain (Richard Widmark). He discovers the captains reputation as a hard nosed nationalist neo-con is well earned. Despite rising concerns over the captains obsessive determination, not unlike, ah la John McCain in Ukraine, to force a response from the soviet sub, his crew is stretched to the breaking point, then human err brings about horrifying con-sequences! Like Jim Sinclair said, mistakes can happen in our response to Vladimir Putin, so I hope TPTB will take a long look at this film before they get us all killed in an unthunkable stupid 60’s game of nuclear chicken, buc, buc, buc, baaa!
    Co-Starring James MacArthur Martin Balsam Wally Cox Eric Portman Michael Kane
    —————Colin Maitland——————Donald Sutherland————–
    Filmed at sea and Shepperton Studios 1965, Renewed 1993

    See “The Bedford Incident” trailer on youtube

  74. Galaxy 500

    Just when you think they can’t get any more desperate. Here is a campaign to stalk your children till they sign up for crappie over priced low benefit Obamacare.
    The below is a Ukraine paper and they say the Ukraine is not taking their troops out of Crimea.

    • Greg Hunter

      This is far from over and there will be blood. Hope I am wrong.

      • Geo. T (Formerly George)

        Looks like you’re correct. I just saw breaking news about a Ukrainian solider being killed. First blood to the Russians

  75. art barnes

    Greg, I have a theory of the missing plane: 5 blond haired, blue eyed Catholic nuns from an monastery in Hamburg, Germany hijacked it for a Christian Jihad! When is the Western World going to wake up and smell the roses, we are at war with Islam, or better stated, Islam is at war with us, but we refuse to acknowledge it.

    • Liquid Motion

      Politicising / Polarizing religions. Where it starts and ends.

    • Galaxy 500

      white Anglo Saxon protestant or Catholic s are the only groups in the USA that it is legal to discriminate against. Lets face it…its the islamic Moslem fanatics that are killing good Moslems, Jews and Christians. Is it too early to destroy them all?

      • Charles H.

        “Is it too early to destroy them all? ” – I can’t stop chuckling… Well. ‘Vengeance is mine, I will repay sayeth… ” the One who you really don’t want to cross. I get your point. Still chuckling.

        • Galaxy 500

          Had King Saul followed God’s instructions we would not have these problems

      • art barnes

        I simply meant by my little blog was that one must at least acknowledge when one has an enemy, otherwise the offending party goes unpunished for despicable acts of war and it continues unabated. Obama refuses, as well as the rest of the world, to acknowledge that at least 1 billion Muslims are sympathetic to the radical cause whether or not engaged in hostilities. With that kind of support, terrorism & Jihad it won’t go away without punishment because if the sympathizers have no skin in the game, loss of life, property, liberty, etc., they go on supporting that cause giving green light & cover for the radical movement. Skin in the game always makes people change their stances and come out of the closet and either support or take a stance against a cause.

        • Galaxy 500

          I still like the destroy them all. Nothing like a little genocide to get their hearts and minds going in the right direction. Its a highly overlooked diplomatic tool. Read how Gen “Black Jack” Perishing sent a message to the Islamic extremists in the Philippines.
          All kidding aside, I understand what you mean. In the name of political correctness, we bypass the jihadist in the airport screening line ans search the 80 yr old granny because we dont want to offend the moslems. We need to offend them. They need to call out and condemn the radicals. We need to put our effort into looking at the correct group of people and leave granny alone… until 80 yr old grannies are the terrorists.

  76. Brody saari

    Wow, I haven’t had time to read comments lately but tonight I was able to. I cant beleive how many trolls you’ve been attracting, Greg.

    I remember the odd guy once in a blue moon. Then that kashkari guy who came out and said he was just being sarcastic. But now?! Just wow.

    GREAT job gwtting trolls to come in full force. It shows that you and your seevice to the people are gaining steam and acceptance. After all it was revealed a couple weeks ago that the .gov does in fact use paid trolls!!!

    Love it all.


    • Greg Hunter

      Thank you Brody. This means the USD is vulnerable and the top people know it. I love the country but am not a fan of what the management is doing. This seems reckless to me.

      • Liquid Motion

        Its beyond reckless Greg. Its sinister…given their motives.

  77. Judith

    Enjoyed the interview. These sanctions against a minimal number of people in Russia seems very weak. And then Putin’s response by sanctioning some of our government officials. I’m sure this could explode, but I’m wondering if our weak sanctions are because the people in DC realize Putin could actually take down the dollar and so they’re choosing the ‘no sanction sanction’ much like the moving red line. If that is the case then Putin (and other countries with the ability to take down the dollar) will just do what they want, while we’re unable to do anything. There would be the option of us going to war, but I’m wondering what countries we would do that for if Putin kept his hands off the dollar as a trade off. I’m not in favor of war, just pointing out another option of how our weak economic situation could be used against us until we just crumble on our own.

    • Greg Hunter

      Yes, very weak, but we are just getting started. Thank you for commenting.

      • Galaxy 500

        But dont you think it was so laughably ( why yes, I do like that word as well as the next) pathetic as to be trying too hard NOT to have any effect. Maybe they could have sanctioned the Boishoi Ballet (SP) AFTER the tour is over.
        America is anti coup and McCain said we should not support Egypt because of a coup so why are we even supporting this group of thugs that took over Ukraine? Because their our thugs? The people elected the President of the Ukraine, then he passed Obamacare and they kicked d him out. What I want to know is why dont we do the same?

  78. JC Davis

    Greg your site has grown so much I cant keep up with the comments. Great work man.

    • Greg Hunter

      Thank you JC. I can hardly keep up.

      • JC Davis

        I just finished. GOOD NIGHT.!

    • Diane Ryan

      JC, you are right. It’s day 3 and I’m still keeping up on the comments (I’ve watched the interview with Mr. Sinclair twice). Greg is doing an awesome job but the learning does not stop with his interviews. I believe most of the commenters here to be very savvy (loved how Greg outed the troll) Much truth can be gleaned from their comments.

      • Charles H.

        You are so right about the people who comment here. Greg Hunter puts up cutting edge people as a platform – but the others give scope and perspective found nowhere else. Some even share tidbits that are as good as the headliners interviewed. And then, some like yourself bring an aura of comfort and sense, as well as insight. I for one am grateful to be part of this. And if the future holds no more site and community such as we enjoy now – we’ll look back and count ourselves blessed.

  79. redgreen

    It seems that they sanctioned the wrong Russkies!


    • Galaxy 500

      Wow…if true, and I dont say it isn’t, this is like Hillary’s reset button. The question is was it just the normal incompetent that the Obama administration gets “A’s” in or is it done as a signal to Putin that all is well?

  80. Liquid Motion

    Here’s a few questions for all to ponder:

    Q: Have the Bullion Banks depleted their inventory of PHYSICAL GOLD ?
    Q: Have the Bullion Banks put the brakes on shorting in the paper market?
    Q: Are the Bullion Banks petrified of lawsuits now being filed (for price fixing).
    Q: Are we now witnessing the advance of Gold (under what JS describes as “emancipation”) ?
    Q: Did Russia (and China) bring about the winding down of the price suppression scheme managed by JPM, Deutsche, UBS, Barclays & HSBC…..so as to avoid a default event (for non delivery).
    Q: Who trigggered the release of data about the rigging of gold market and price fixing?
    Q: Who is losing the War ?

    Seems evident that the financial war has already started. Now the rest of the battle and story will be told in the USD.

    Batter UP……….Lets play Ball !!!!!

    • Galaxy 500

      I believe you can only suppress the truth for so long. Especially when it is done so blatantly.

  81. Felicia

    Look what just came out on Voice of Russia. Just what Mr. Sinclair was talking about-Russia accepting other currencies…

    • lastmanstanding

      This was inevitable and long overdue. Once it begins, it will begin snowballing. People all over the world and millions of us here in the US are tired of “the banker game.” I don’t like dishonest money any more than the rest of the world, even if it is the USD.

      Freedom of people to pick and choose what they want to offer and accept for goods is universal. The benefit should only be between the 2 parties based on their negotiation.

      • Galaxy 500

        Not to mention the biggest incentive of all its cheaper. Before our currency was a store of value but that was before Alan Greenspan.
        Today, there really is no benefit to holding the once mighty greenback

    • Jerry

      Good reporting. We essentially have two wing nuts in Putin and Obama going head to head . This time the Bank puppets barked up the wrong tree, and they will either loose, look silly backing down, or both. Great times we live in.

  82. WD Deni


    Another very poor sign of false economic recovery from Santiago Chile.

    Copper prices hit a 4 year low.

    Another “real” sign of economic slow down.

    Thanks for all you do!

  83. John

    This is true in principle, but won’t really do much harm. Russia is not a big enough player in the world energy market to significantly affect the dollar. If other oil producers started doing it, then we would have cause to worry. But, they won’t do that, because it would cost them too much in terms of their own revenue stream. What we should really be worried about is the growing impotence, both financial and military, to have any real influence on the big imperial powers – China and Russia – as a deterrence to their expansionist ambitions. That failure of the US to stem the growth of these conquerors is scary. Ed

    • Greg Hunter

      You said, ” Russia is not a big enough player in the world energy market to significantly affect the dollar.” Are you high? Russia is the world’s #1 undisputed oil producer,followed by Saudi Arabia. Last I checked, Saudi Arabia was saying Obama “stabbed them in the back.” You could have the #1 and #2 oil producers accepting any currency. That is a very big problem! Oh! and by the way, is it John or Ed?

      • smaulgld

        This CNN reporter thinks none of this is a big deal

      • John

        Yes, Russia produces a lot of oil, but that doesn’t make them a player in manipulating world energy prices. The metric that matters is what they can afford to do with it, and the answer for Russia is, “not much.” That is because Russia has a large population relative to the amount of oil they produce, and they have an economy that is dysfunctional. Putin can barely pay his bills now, and will soon be on an even worse financial footing, if he continues his war of conquest. He cannot afford to sell his oil at a big discount, which is what accepting non-convertible currencies would amount to. Even convertible currencies cost money to convert, so it still amounts to a discount.

        I agree that the Saudis are pissed at Obama, and with good reason. But, their actions relative to manipulation of energy prices are invariably conservative. Unlike the Russians, they can afford to be major players, and frequently have been, over the past few decades. But they understand that, while America sneezes whenever OPEC gets a cold, when America gets a cold, OPEC gets pneumonia. The Saudis aren’t going to do anything self-destructive. Putin won’t, either. Everyone who plays in that world saw what happened to Venezuela when Chavez did something similar. That economy was already fragile, and is now in a shambles.

        Of course, there is another reason not to fear Putin’s threat about abandoning the US currency. He simply doesn’t need to. The rather pitiful sanctions that the Western powers have put in place are not likely to bother Putin, or the Russian people. Putin wants to go down in history as the man who restored the Russian Empire. It will take a lot bigger effort by the US and EU to make him have any second thoughts about it. Meanwhile, he is going to make sure that his revenue stream continues unabated, so he will have the cash to pursue his grand design.

        • Greg Hunter

          Fair enough.

  84. Galaxy 500

    On Bloomberg TV Streetsmart they are talking about China fudging economic data. How can these talking heads say this garbage with a straight face based on the fiction the USA is pushing as economic data?

  85. Geo. T (Formerly George)

    Last week I read how the DHS is employing paid trolls to “monitor” the internet. Today, reading your site, I see proof that they are active.
    I see way too much in the news about the missing jet. Sorry that happened but the economy continues to edge closer to the abyss by the hour. On TV you have O’Reilly pontificating how the US could crush the Rubble. I guess he doesn’t understand on of the main and the safest supply routes for our troops in Afghanistan is thru Russian territory.
    Does this guy understand anything?

  86. Geo. T (Formerly George)

    634 runways

  87. Rich M

    The very first part of this…..(It appears President Obama has brought back the Cold War, and Sinclair contends, “He’s brought it back by changing to a new normal diplomacy, making outrageous threats on a continuing basis rather than seeking a solution.” )

    It certainly looks like Obama wants his war. Iraq and Afghanastan were not his wars and he tried to get the American people on board to go into Syria last year if everyone recalls. This time, it looks like he has the MSM attempting to harden everyones views. Almost every photo of Putin I have seen in the MSM shows him red faced and/or yelling or still shots making him look like a mad man. Its almost like it could be written in Hollywood to portrait a crazed lunitic of a villian (that must be dealt with). Such images do not have to be stated with fact to make a certain percentage of people climb on board the “Putin is 100% the bad guy” camp. I am no fan of Putin whatsoever, but I do see him as a strong leader while Obama sure seems like a child in comparison. Its just coming across very one-sided which makes me suspect Obama and Kerry have every intention of wanting this thing to escalate.

    I also wanted to comment on (Russia being a world power or not) Its ridculous the MSM would try to paint them as anything but a world power. But they did adjust their strategy from the old arms race days…. Putin has stated in the past that he cannot compete with the U.S.A. in an arms race dollar to dollar as a super power as they could never match the spending needed to do so (in the past). He even stated doing so would ruin his economy. So what he has done is he spent on developing a few key highly advanced weapons systems that can be used to deter from war or (be VERY effective if war ensues) much the same way as nuclear weapons are used….. to deter or be “unfortuneately effective”. One such highly advanced missle system is the Onyx missle systems. How mobile and powerful would we be if he could practically take out ships at will with mobile missle systems that we have no ability to stop (I think they cruise below radar at 1,200 mph). That would give the ships in the Persian Gulf that might be 30 miles out at sea less than 2 minutes (if my math is correct 1,200 mph/60mins = 20 miles a minute) to detect and act if they even detect them at all. Some say the Onyx system is 10 years ahead of its time as that was exactly what Putin set out to do…. build a few highly advanced tactical advantages rather than go into an all out arms race with a country who’s currency is the world reserve currency. My honest opionion is that this is why we have never gone into Iran even though they have been “threatening” to for years (nor should we go in). But Russia has provided Iran with these Sandstorm or Onyx missle systems.

    As far as the US dollar, I am sure if Putin could knock America off the stage as the sole world super power status, it would be much easier to do so by starting a run on the US dollar rather than fight a physical war. Each could be devastating to our economy. Then there is our own Commander in Chief who has also stated that he doesn’t think its “fair” that we are the only super power. So Obama very well could be thinking, if things escalate (bascially with us going into something we cannot afford) and/or if the dollar tanks regardless of a war or not, then one of his goals will be acheived. So it makes me highly suspicious if this is just a smoke screen as much bigger problems are coming regardless and they know it but NEED something to blame it on.

  88. Geo. T (Formerly George)

    My fellow Americans are indeed stupid. They don’t understand why there were no cellphone calls from the flight. Not in range of a cell tower, no reception! How can you loss a 777? Radar is line of sight and there weren’t any military ships in the area that the plane flew over that will admit to see it and its likely there were not any there to start with.
    57% inflation in Venezuela. Think about it. NPR is talking about how people are having to work hard to get the necessities but they don’t criticize the Socialist govts power and property grab . http://www.npr.org/blogs/parallels/2014/03/16/290516431/venezuela-in-turmoil-for-lack-of-flour-milk-and-diapers
    I posted this because it is the way things will be here if we don’t change our ways. Just kidding, I don’t see how we can avoid it and much worse. We past the point of no return long ago.

  89. Noel

    Putin has made his move. He now sits waiting for the nutbars in DC to decide which path they will go down.

    In a nutshell, we are all faced with a choice. I’ve made mine, and am going to place my trust in He that willingly sacrificed His flesh on the cross. As diligence to making this choice, I’ve reread accounts of, contemplated long and hard on the nature of that sacrifice – a most profound horror that upon deeper reflection leaves me shaken, each and every time.

    Your lineup of illustrious, informed, intelligent and honorable guests deliver in each their own way more or less the same message: the cold reality is that we are going to face unprecedented difficulties. I see no man-made system of manipulating numbers and bits that will save us from what is headed our way. Preparations taken now give each of us the best chance to come out the other side, if there is one, with the best chance of going forward. But things will never, ever be the same.

    Mine is a personal choice, and I testify to it here only to frame the situation as I see it so that others are inspired to examine their own spiritual status. It’s not for me to opine on whether or not others should take the same path as I, but rather simply state that it very much appears to be decision time. Whether others think it rational or not, my prayers are that the innocent are spared, and that those on the fence grasp the context of what they face. It is perhaps not so much a matter of saving one’s portfolio, but rather, saving one’s soul.

    To Greg, his guests, and all who gather here, and all your loved ones, I truly wish each and every one of you the best. Having said all that, I hope that when all of this is over, we arrive at a much better place. May you all find peace.

    • Greg Hunter

      Thank you Noel. We all love you too man!!!

  90. HalfKin

    Wow, How have I missed this site before?
    This is by far one of the best article/interviews I have read on this whole fiasco – Thank -you Greg!
    I’ll be back…

  91. Crusader

    Great write up and analysis of the situation. This aspect is mostly overlooked by the mainstream media as always..

    • Alex

      After 2 years what oppinion you have now?

  92. Alex L (Ru)

    I am surprised that in the West there is a pattern image of Putin. Many in Russia regret that Putin is very liberal. Forget about the KGB – it is old cliche. I think Putin is experiencing frustration when talking about serious themes, and him replied that he was a KGB colonel. It’s too easy. It’s not serious.
    Thanks for the interesting analysis.

  93. Art Simpson

    Great site Greg! History seems to indicate that war, currency manipulation, destruction of people and cultures are planned. Given the Illuminati, Jesuits, and secret societies evidenced by the novus ordo seclorum on our dollar bill and we realize all this is satanically controlled by powers of darkness. “Sock puppet” Obama has made the choice, after bait pumping $5 B into Ukraine to cause destabilization, to slam Putin for aggravating a sovereign nation, after we invented it. Putin must nationalize Ukraine now or face missiles on Russia’s western border. This is the plan. He has no choice because we set it up that way. The IMF would destroy Ukraine economically, like the fed has the U.S. Europe is the pivot. So far they support Obama in the sanctions and the G-now 7 meeting. It is also planned that Putin will not back down. My bet is that one or two more paper escalations and Putin will arm it and it won’t be a test. Drop a small nuke anywhere in Ukraine, and a number of things happen. Russia immediately becomes the new world power. Obama will have won because that’s the plan. The U.S. currency will crash, marshal law, civil war and Obama wins again. This is the Fema Camp plan. Europe will not attempt a conventional war with Russia as that’s suicide. Obama will just shuffle. The U.S. will be consumed with civil conflagration for some years. This is the scenario where the above folks are saving water and food against.
    Everyone can’t flee their home for any number of reasons. Set up catchment for rain water. Bury a new septic tank next to the house and store 1250+ gallons. Start a garden, build an aquaponics system. A guy in Wisconsin grows 1 million pounds of fish and produce on three acres with one pump. He generates heat in the winter. Google it. Learn. I’ve done all this and learned how on the internet. America is as good as the people who fight for it. Think about it. The government is the enemy. Obamascare requires a subcutaneous implant because they know we Christians won’t allow it; thinking it’s part of the mark of the beast. The chip can be programmed to implant recombinant DNA from preset proteins. Read about it. They are trying to destroy us. This Ukraine thing is just the latest diversion. The Malaysian airliner hijacked to Pakistan by the Muslim jihad pilot is another one. Read about the coming tetrad. Stay in the Lord, be focused on the family and neighbors – and keep listening to Greg, he’s doing a great job of informing America.
    You have a great site and guests Greg. Your’e a real pro and one of the few truly honest Americans in view and it shows. I wish there was a way to reach out and save America.

    • Greg Hunter

      God said the phrase “Fear Not” 365 times in the Bible. That’s no coincidence. Thank you for your kind words and Fear Not my friend.

  94. Felix (Ru)

    You’re talking about the economics, petrodollars, oil and natural gas, National debt, Putin, Obama etc.
    Why do not you take into account tat the Nazis seized power in Kiev? If you want to enrage Russians, show them the fascists. We lost at least twenty million people in World War II. Аlmost every family had a loss. One of my grandfathers died in 1941 in Ukrainian Front, another fought for Leningrad and came back alive, thank God. And today in Kiev we see strong guys in masks with swastikas on their sleeves. Do you think we’ll put up with it? Do not even expect it! Sanctions will not help. No one in Russia wants war with the United States. But when it comes to the Nazis we will stand “until Hell freezes over” (с)
    P.S.Pardon my Google-English.

  95. Alexander from Vladivostok

    Thank you American boys!
    Due to the articulation of desire to impose sanctions on our country, we understand that doing something right. We now have an unprecedented rise of moral and spirit of patriotism.
    Sorry for GoogleTranslate

  96. Denis

    Ruussian hands are tied, 70% of russians hold their savings in USD and 70% of oil and gas is exported to EU. Russia might want to sell more oil and gas to China, but the transportation options for that are today limited. EU imports only 30% of its gas from russia and in future this number will be even smaller because of shale gas, which EU has plenty. Russia can´t dictate, that it will sell oil or gas only for rubles because they need the money more then EU needs his gas, especially when summer is coming.
    The Federal budget of russia is under pressure, 52% of it´s revenues comes from oli and gas export.
    About Natzis, russian seem to forget, that ukrainians fought too against natzis, but now the ukrainians are the natzis suddenly? Another thema is that russians think, that they alone won ww2, not admitting that they overall started the war along wth germans.
    Maidan meeting lasted for months and was peaceful, most of the protesters were students and it became violent until Yanukovich sent te riot police and possibly snaipers to clear the streets. Protesters wanted to stop the corruption and integrate to EU, and that doesn´t make them natzis. I´v been living with russians in the same community and I know their attitude towards other nationalities. If russian supports russia, he is patriot but if ukrainian supports Ukrain, he is natzi. The same thing you can hear about poles, rumenians, americans, estonians, latvians, lithuenians a.s.o., basically everyone who is not pro-russian is automatically natzi.
    Russians are criticizing Kiev coup, but what they did in Crimea was much worser. With the help of russian gunmen pro-russian politician Aksyonov overthrowed formally elected Crimean prime minister Mohyliov. On 2010 elections Mohyliovs party got 87,5% of Crimean votes but Aksyonovs party got only 4% . He seized power with the help of russian gunmen (russian solders without identifications) and quickly asked Putin for intervention to “protect” russians. Without russian military support Aksyonov couldn´t take control of Crimea when only 4% of crimeans supported him. Ukrainians didn´t use armed forces on population, didn´t harass minorities, didn´t invade foreign countries but now are they called natzis???
    Who are the real natzis here, as far i can see, the russians surely act like ones?

  97. Olga (from Stalingrad)

    Good idea!!!
    Thanks for the interesting analysis
    All this same the true and it is good realistik plan,
    but I think “an ex-colonel of the KGB” will make it not so fast….
    don’t warry, please ))

  98. Sannu

    I had to read this article twice in order to get some understanding about mr. Sinclairs position. While I agree that the situation is close to FUBAR and mesures have to be taken then mr. Sinclair is only thinking about the value of the money but not about human lives. Dont forget that most of the financial problems comme from the reason that people use money that they dont have to buy things that they dont need. And there are no exemptions here. I am also a consumer. If I see something that I really like then I feel the need to buy it. And shortly after I comme to my senses and see that I actually didnt need it. Its all about mass production and mass consumption. And here mr. Sinclair thinks only about money. While I am against war and thus I did not supports USA and its allais actions in Afcanistan and Iraq. If you wanted to retaliate for the 9/11 then carefully planned fast action would have been enough. By the end lots of money was wasted and lives were lost when only a handfull of men with one mission managed to take down Bin-Laden. Here I wont get into the Iraq business. Syria in my eyes was a domestic fight and no other country should not get into it. With these actions USA has lost its position as a dominating force and the trust in dollar has taken hits.
    Mr. Sinclair has forgoten the fact that not long ago Putins Russia took Abhasia and South-Osetia (what has been an historical Georgian land, where Georgians allowed Osetians to settle when they were escaping from persecutions) from Georgia. The word so it as an action against Georgia but Putin escaped from it without harm. Russia eaven got the rights to host Winter Olympics and Wold Cup in football (soccer for US). Right after the Olympics Putin organized the capture of Crimea. And everyone who say that the people voted to join Russia where 95% of the population voted yes then you need to learn more from that. Only 58,5% of Crimea population was made out of Russians while 24% were Ukranians and 10% Tatars and by fact none of the Tatars voted for yes and most of the Ukranians did not vote at all. So you can clearly see that the voting was fixed by start and by this the action is nothing more the ocupation by force.
    So now if the world just says bad Putin and do nothing about it then He will take another and then another. By the end he also might go to US and say hey we will take back Alaska as it is their historical part. The next things would be Transnistria and Kašastan after what Russia holds the biggest Oil and Gas reserves in the world. By this he is controlling the value of dollar would you like it or not. The man has clearly lost hes marbles and if he is not stopped then the world will be in war yet again.

    For Felix.
    You dint not lose 20 million souls in WW2. The illegal formation of Soviet Union lost estimatly 26 million people. And out of this estimated 26 million (there are no actuall numbers only the estimated numbers that different scholars have found, The numbers go from 20 million 30 million) around 10 million were military losses and 16 million civilian casualties.
    Out of this 10 million military casualties 6,7 million were Russians, 1,6 million were Ukrainians and the rest were made of other USSR countries.
    And while Nazi Germany is responsible for killing around 6 million Jaws pre war and war time together (where Soviet Union also played its part by sending out Jaws), Soviet Union is responsible for Holodomor where they killed 7,5 million Ukrainians in 1932 to 1933 and lets not start with Deportations.

    That is also why all of the countries who have been under Russian rule have a saying that even cockroaches will not be able to live in a place where the Russians have gone over. If they cant take it with them they will distroy it.

    Other then that the best part about these articles are that they give a change for free opinion and let people make up their own mind about things. The world is full of information that we could use to benefit our lives and info that we get from mainstream news lines dont even make up 1% of it. So keep up the good work.

  99. Stella

    Dear Mister Hunter,
    In the variety of information vacuum the western mass media are leaving their consumers, your unbiased interview is like a breath of fresh air which is of vital importance.
    Thankyou very much indeed

    • Greg Hunter

      Thank you Stella,

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