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Re: How Prepared Are You?

Postby Mr Reasonable » Wed Apr 05, 2017 6:30 am

Sounds like anti socialist propaganda. Chavez nationalizes xom assets in Venezuela, presides over huge oil boom. Wants to help his people. Is sanctioned by the US, now we're horizontally drilling into their shit via a deal with Guyana, and Venezuela has to pay judgements which destroy thier economy.
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Re: How Prepared Are You?

Postby WendyDarling » Wed Apr 05, 2017 7:01 am

Sanctioned by the US, what about trade with other countries?
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Re: How Prepared Are You?

Postby Mr Reasonable » Wed Apr 05, 2017 7:03 am

What do you mean? Being sanctioned by the US is pretty much an economic death sentence. Maybe they can trade some soybeans for some bananas with another country in south America, but I dont think that would do much for infrastructure of public services there.
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Re: How Prepared Are You?

Postby Mr Reasonable » Wed Apr 05, 2017 7:05 am

They lost 1.6 billion just in a single case to Exxon, who's now taking the oil anyway because they made a deal with an island off the coast and can drill horizontally to get it. Also, it can't hurt to mention that Rex Tillerson, the then CEO of Exxon is now the secretary of state...you know...our nations lead diplomat to the world. He also presides over the emergence of Isis. Those were Exxon rigs that they were attacking in, uh..."Kurdistan".
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Re: How Prepared Are You?

Postby Mr Reasonable » Wed Apr 05, 2017 7:06 am

US media be like..."they came out of nowhere because they hate Christians!".

We were totally stealing thier oil. Had to abandon tons of equipment and evacuate everyone on the fly.
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Re: How Prepared Are You?

Postby WendyDarling » Wed Apr 05, 2017 7:08 am

China won't trade with them? Russia won't trade with them?

Do you have a link source for Tillerson and Isis?
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Re: How Prepared Are You?

Postby Mr Reasonable » Wed Apr 05, 2017 7:12 am

People dont write papers about that shit. Its just a fact that he was CEO, they were drilling in northern Iraq, which no world governing body or foreign power acknowledged at the time, or even now as anything other than northern Iraq, but since the Kurds had declared it to be Kurdistan, Exxon saw fit to make a deal with some tribal types up there to buy the oil. Except it wasn't thier oil. It belonged to Iraq. So naturally, it pissed off alot of people there. This isn't an academic argument, or intended to be persuasive. Its just current events. Follow the feeds for the financial news of the major energy companies in the world. Its all right there to see.
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Re: How Prepared Are You?

Postby Mr Reasonable » Wed Apr 05, 2017 7:13 am

If you had a ranch in Texas sitting on a pool of crude, and some foreigners set up rigs on your neighbors land, and drilled sideways under your land to get your oil, you'd be a terrorist too.
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Re: How Prepared Are You?

Postby WendyDarling » Wed Apr 05, 2017 7:15 am

What about the other questions?
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Re: How Prepared Are You?

Postby Mr Reasonable » Wed Apr 05, 2017 7:18 am

I don't know if Russia or China will trade with them. But geography alone dictates that even if they do, its still not the best option. And even if they would, which they might, it doesn't negate the impact of the settlements that they owe and are having to pay.
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Re: How Prepared Are You?

Postby A Shieldmaiden » Wed Apr 05, 2017 9:45 am

Mr R wrote:
Sounds like a pitch from a bullion salesman.


Well no, this is what he wrote about gold....


It may surprise you that gold does not figure into my End of Australia protection strategy.

When the next crisis kicks off, there will be a massive rush for liquidity.

Most gold bugs don’t realise that the yellow metal — the traditional safe-haven in times of turmoil — will not be as safe as many assume.

In fact, it could very likely get caught up in the panic-selling. Gold is a highly-tradeable asset and, in the frenzy for cash, it will be on the auction block along with quality stocks and property.

The gold price peaked in September 2011 at US$1,920 per ounce.

Since then, it has fallen (in US dollar terms) over 35% in value.

The six-year slide has caused gold to lose its ‘charisma’. It is no longer the hot and popular investment.

The gold price has recovered some ground recently. But be warned: When the crisis comes, it will be caught up in the panic selling.



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Re: How Prepared Are You?

Postby Mr Reasonable » Wed Apr 05, 2017 5:14 pm

When the real crash comes, the best currencies are ammunition, medicine, and food.
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Re: How Prepared Are You?

Postby WendyDarling » Wed Apr 05, 2017 8:12 pm

Mr Reasonable wrote:When the real crash comes, the best currencies are ammunition, medicine, and food.


Agreed.
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Re: How Prepared Are You?

Postby Mithus » Wed Apr 05, 2017 9:07 pm

WendyDarling wrote:
Mr Reasonable wrote:When the real crash comes, the best currencies are ammunition, medicine, and food.


Agreed.

And tobacco.

There are still some old people around who know how it is, when literally overnight all the shelves in the supermarkets are empty. A couple of months ago, the German government advised the population to store food and water for at least two weeks in case of an oncoming war or (other) catastrophy, so I suppose it isn't entirely delusional to expect something like this. I actually bought some tinned food, rice, water, vitamin tablets and tobacco (as a currency), which would last for me and my family for about four weeks. Of course, nobody knows what will really happen when it comes to such an extreme situation, but storing some essential supplies doesn't hurt anybody and is the least one can do.
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Re: How Prepared Are You?

Postby A Shieldmaiden » Thu Apr 06, 2017 7:31 am

You would be dead within a day.

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Re: How Prepared Are You?

Postby Mr Reasonable » Thu Apr 06, 2017 8:03 am

Remember Russian people waiting in lines for bread? More capitalist driven propaganda, just from another era.
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Re: How Prepared Are You?

Postby WendyDarling » Thu Apr 06, 2017 8:26 am

What's sad is that the media outlets cannot be trusted to report reality, so who on the outside really knows what's going on in Venezuela?
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Re: How Prepared Are You?

Postby Mr Reasonable » Thu Apr 06, 2017 8:34 am

Earnings reports from corporations are generally more accurate than the politically biased news channels. Fox says this, msnbc, says that. First rule of ethics, follow the money. It's not hard to find out how much an oil compamy is making. Its all public information, just not of interest to most people. There's a reason why they don't teach finance to kids in public schools.
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Re: How Prepared Are You?

Postby Mr Reasonable » Thu Apr 06, 2017 8:36 am

Like when gas prices at the pump in the US hit all time highs, right before we started scorching the earth in the middle east. Then the next quarter, xom posted the largest quarterly profit in the history of the stock market. So was it the terrorists raising the price of oil? Or American speculators? All it takes is a bit of common sense, which I guess is the biggest oxymoron ever.
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Re: How Prepared Are You?

Postby WendyDarling » Thu Apr 06, 2017 8:52 am

Price gouging also occurs when the oil refineries cutback or are shutdown which has happened in several locations across the US. If US oil cannot be processed, prices are going to soar.
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Re: How Prepared Are You?

Postby Mr Reasonable » Thu Apr 06, 2017 10:52 am

I think you've got it backward. The reason that the US is bending over backward and taking oil by any means, is because the Saudis can get it from the sand for so, so much cheaper than we can that we have to prevent them from controlling the supply. OPEC made cuts in the last year that would have significantly reduced the supply worldwide, and driven the cost up, and we've been able to counter this somewhat on the short term by allowing more fracking and switching more to natural gas which we have a great deal of. Saudi Arabia wants to go public with its state run oil company, said I aramco if I'm not mistaken, and they would love nothing more than to release the IPO when the shit is at 100 a barrel. We don't want that, because then we would be paying what Europeans pay and our entire infrastructure is dependent on cheap fuel.

If you recall, not long ago, Gaddafi decided that to help his impoverished nation, that he would sign a law allowing Libyan oil to be sold in exchange for gold rather than it being pegged to the US dollar. This guy had been to the white house and visited presidents through several generations of Americans. But when he did that, we were afraid that others would follow suit and that this sort of thing could become a trend among oil producing nations, and so suddenly he was a human rights violator, and we backed a small group of rebels who drug him into the streets and beat him to death on YouTube. I mean, way to make a statement America. That'll let wealthy, intelligent and powerful men in oil producing nations know that no one is above being beaten to death in the streets on YouTube. Just better not try and make oil more expensive for us.
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Re: How Prepared Are You?

Postby Mr Reasonable » Thu Apr 06, 2017 10:55 am

Like Saudi Arabia can get oil from underground for less than 10 a barrel. Really think about that for a minute. It needs to be over 60 a barrel for our fracking to be profitable, or even cost effective.

Like I said, there's a reason they aren't teaching finance to kids in public schools.
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Re: How Prepared Are You?

Postby Mr Reasonable » Thu Apr 06, 2017 10:56 am

America got you out here scared of the boogeyman and awaiting the rapture, when the boogeyman is America.
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Re: How Prepared Are You?

Postby Mr Reasonable » Thu Apr 06, 2017 10:58 am

The only reason we're not living in the post apocalyptic world that you guys seem to yearn for is because we have the best bombs. Its not a coincidence that historically, "defense" and energy companies are among the best places to grow your retirement. If you're not investing in those, then you're doing your part to ensure that things eventually tilt against you.
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Re: How Prepared Are You?

Postby Pandora » Thu Apr 06, 2017 5:55 pm

WendyDarling wrote:What's sad is that the media outlets cannot be trusted to report reality, so who on the outside really knows what's going on in Venezuela?

I remember some time back [less than a yr ago], when all the news agencies were reporting the Syrian war conflict and creating a perception like it was going on all over Syria, there was this taxi driver live on Periscope just driving around Damascus and showing that there was no war in that city. People just went about their business like there was no war whatsoever. The media made it look like the conflict was bigger than it was. I've seen it happen a few times where the media took a local, isolated event and made a big deal out of it, scaring the public away. I don't know if there's law against it or if a particular city or region can sue the media, because these actions can lead to loss of tourism, and some of these places are dependent on tourists. Even worse if media does these things on purpose to advance someone else's interests. Very few places remain in the world that still have censorship on media. Most of these places actually underreport such events for the sake of peace and stability.
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