Tony Robbins is known for motivational speaking. This man is the king of positive thought, and it is hard to argue with his success. I have known people who have gone to his seminars and had some life changing results. So, when I heard Robbins’ dire warnings on this video he did three weeks ago, it really made me sit up and take notice. Not because he’s telling me anything new, but because he is definitely stepping out of his comfort zone to warn people of an approaching financial calamity that will make 2008 look like a pillow fight. I do not think he’s trying to make a buck. I think he’s doing a little public service to wake up sleeping Americans.
It, also, struck me that Robbins had a firm grasp on the appalling shape of the U.S. government’s finances. You know he knows some powerful, connected people, and this must be a reflection of their fears as well. I don’t know that for a fact, it’s just my gut feeling. There is plenty to be fearful of even though the mainstream media is obsessed with trivial crap that doesn’t make a dimes worth of difference in 99.9% of anyone’s life.
The real story here is the economy. I cover it not because I am a financial junkie, I’m not. I think this is the big story of today’s generation, and it will continue to be the big story for the foreseeable future. We will all be touched and changed by what is coming—no exceptions. No country on earth has ever been this deep in debt and produced this much currency (most of it is digital). What will happen in the not-so-distant future to the wealth of U.S. citizens will be something that only happens every 300 years or so. Forget about talk of bad things happening for the kids and grandkids. That’s 80’s and 90’s talk. What’s coming is for us in the here and now. You can already see the wheels coming off, especially if you are one of the chronically unemployed, or one of the 47 million Americans on food stamps. Please take time to watch Tony Robbins’ dire wake-up warning. You will be glad you did. It was excellent.
Greg is the producer and creator of USAWatchdog.com. The site’s slogan is “analyzing the news to give you a clear picture of what’s really going on.” The site will keep an eye on the government, your financial interests and cut through the media spin. USAWatchdog.com is neither Democrat nor Republican, Liberal or Conservative. Before creating and producing the site, Greg spent nearly 9 years as a network and investigative correspondent. He worked for ABC News and Good Morning America for nearly 6 years. Most recently, Greg worked for CNN for shows such as Paula Zahn Now, American Morning and various CNN business shows.