Weekly News Wrap-Up 1.27.12

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  The Federal Reserve announced, this week, that it was keeping interest rates at near zero percent until at least 2014.  It sure doesn’t look like the so-called “recovery” is going very well.  The Fed also said it may “stimulate” the economy soon.  Print baby print—you wonder why gold has been rising in price?  Billionaire investor George Soros is scaring the heck out of everybody with his dark comments about the economy’s possible collapse, and riots in Europe and the U.S. he thinks are coming.  He actually said he’s worried about “survival.”  Things must be getting pretty bad if he is saying this type of stuff publicly. The Middle East is a mess with ongoing revolts in Egypt and Syria.  More sanctions are hitting Iranian oil, and Iran is, once again, threatening to close the Strait of Hormuz.  About 20% of the world’s crude oil is shipped through this narrow passageway every year.  Closing it will most certainly bring chaos to a very fragile world economy.  Greg Hunter of USAWatchdog.com brings you these stories and more on the Weekly News Wrap-Up.

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  1. Art Barnes

    When did anyone ever think the Fed was done printing more fiat money. Print baby print Big Ben has never had any other plan(s) for the economy except to print out of it, its just his nature as a fake fiat man. Remember, Big Print Ben testified in Congress last year that gold was not money. Ben’s real problem is that he can’t make gold as easily as he can put ink on paper or else gold would be worthless too, he would make sure of that!

  2. Sean

    I have a book recommendation to understand what is happening in domestic and international affairs and economies – and why. It’s called “Hope For The Wicked”. Here’s a great summary of the book:

    “It’s the best book on the new world order I’ve ever read. It is extremely well researched documented and foot noted. Unlike many books on the new world order this book is straight up facts no silly conspiracies about alien bodies UFO’s or military bases on the moon, just well documented history. The book is 550 pages with 82 photographs and 1,200 footnotes, with a strong historical basis to show that there is a global elite working to end the sovereignty of nations, to place all under the United Nations. Areas explored are: the plan to bring America into the New World Order, the altered roles and make-up of the family, how a global elite is working to change the form of money, the abuse of technology, the Shadow Government, Executive Orders, the role of the Federal Reserve and who owns it, the Bilderbergers, the Council on Foreign Relations, the Trilateral Commission, identities of the global big wigs and wonks, how the agenda has no ideology and is neither Democrat nor Republican but about control, the erosion of freedoms and rights, the planned collapse of the world economy to bring a new order from chaos, the intentional dumbing-down of American education, and many other issues that are bothering you in your gut, but that you can’t put your finger on.”

    You can link to a preview on Amazon – go straight to Chapter 1 for a real flavor of the material. These are the missing pieces that are not reported by our media – the dots that connect all of the activities together. Here’s the preview:


    • Greg

      Thanks for the comment and link.

  3. While Rome Burns...

    George Soros. Humm… “You can tell a man by the company he keeps”.

    Think beyond the obvious layers.
    Psy-Op tactics involve controlling the mind.
    The mind controls the body.
    Subtle Main Stream input influences the subconscious mind.
    The conscious mind is heavily influenced by the subconscious.
    “The conscious mind is often the last to know”.

    The needed change in the status quo does NOT and must NOT be violent. A violent scenario has been placed into the mass-mind to incubate. The obvious disadvantage is the masses are outgunned.
    Don’t emotionally react and be drawn to their turf.
    Dictate the Rules of Engagement.
    Know in your own right – you are as powerful as any opponent.
    Want to create peaceful, effective change and not get injured?
    Control the corporations OR be controlled by the corporations:
    Move Your Money,
    boycott products,
    attend congressional representative town meetings
    and organize-network.

    “Fight piles of trials with smiles. It riles them to believe, that you perceive, the webs they weave. Keep on thinking free.” Moody Blues.

    • Greg

      Deep “Rome”! I love it!!

  4. Kevin

    Windows: Start/All Programs/Accessories/Snipping Tool

    Snip a picture of Greg. Save to desktop. Open email. Insert “image” in new email. Return to “Weekly News Wrap-Up” page and copy http link. Return to email: right click image and click “Insert Hyperlink” and paste link. Create a creative subject line. Send to EVERYONE you know. EVERYONE!

    This is what I do…and am waking up thousands.

    • Greg

      Thank you for the support and viral promotion!

  5. Maria


    what do you think the price of silver will be by the end of the year?

    • Greg

      I am not a market timer and I do not suggest people buy physical gold and silver coins as a way to make some cash. Gold and silver should be a part of every-one’s investment portfolio first and foremost as an insurance policy that never expires. That said, I feel silver, (and Gold) will be much higher in dollar terms by the end of the year. The Fed just announced an extension of zero interest rate policy until at least the end of 2014. I don’t see how the Fed is not debasing the U.S. dollar. Thank you for the question.

    • Denarius

      When the “dollar” falls to zero, the price of ANYTHING will be infinite.
      Check out Zimbabwe dollars or Hungarian pengo with your search engine.

  6. Paul

    Bernanke’s ZIRP will inevitably be followed by inflation – just when and how much is anybody’s guess.

    Suffice to say his policy is blatant theft from the prudent to reward the PTB. (Which I’ve redefined as the Predators That Be)

    Metaphorically speaking the Ivy league educational institutions (Harvard, Princeton, et. al.) began a breeding program during the sixties to graduate wolves rather than sheep-dogs.

  7. jay

    Your weak end wrap up is a big hit with my friends.

    • Greg

      Thank you Jay for passing it along and for the feedback.

  8. M SMITH

    Freedom has become illegal, no? http://thedailybell.com/3540/Staff-Report-Larken-Rose. The folks at dailybell really got this one right!

    Greg, this man speaks the truth, there a link to his web site with very informative info about the IRS, taxes and of course our law makers who do not read bills they pass or even understand the laws they write, DR Paul has pointed this out many times, but americans can’t hear him, mostly because the way americans were schooled/fooled into this way of thinking, push along by the MSM and the distractions they provide daily, but that is changing, it will have to change, we will have no choice, but you can & should be prepared for that change & try to explain to others, some will see it & act and those that don’t will do what, that’s scary, no?

    Greg, that is what you do, you offer people the truth, it is for them to take action, you have done your job, mine is to try my best to relay the message. Thanks again, you do make a difference!!!

    • Greg

      Thank you M Smith for the comment and support!

  9. George Too

    Compliments of Forbes:
    George Soros
    Net Worth
    $22 B As of September 2011
    At a Glance
    • Age: 81
    • Source: hedge funds, self-made
    • Residence: Katonah, NY
    • Country of Citizenship: United States
    • Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, London School of Economics
    • Marital Status: Divorced
    • Children: 5

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