Notes for Tuesday – October 14, 2014

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Something’s Coming, Are You Ready?, by B.L.

[Editors Note: It is important to note that many of the claims of this article are supposition and not fact. Remember that while conspiracy theories are often intriguing and you can bet you are not getting the whole story from standard media, Occam’s Razor is more often than not the right way to go.] Have you ever felt like something was about to happen, but you couldn’t quite explain what it is? Have you just had a suspicion or maybe uneasiness that something was about to happen? I guess you can say my old Army intelligence service, from some 41 …




Letter Re: A Few Thoughts on Water Storage

Hugh, NP’s post on water storage was excellent. I live in southeast Washington and have been working on the water storage issue for a while now. My water comes from two sources– city water and gravity-fed irrigation that comes out of the Columbia River. I’ve been toying with the idea of burying an underground water tank in my backyard and connecting my city water directly to the tank on one end and piping it to the house on the other. It would work much like a toilet tank; as I used my water, a valve would open and refill the …




News From The American Redoubt:

Trike flyer TTABS recently posted two great narrated flying videos that show some fantastic scenery deep in the American Redoubt: Spokane WA to Polson MT – Part I and Spokane to Polson MT – Part II – The Cabinet Mountain Crossing o o o Chuck Baldwin’s son under corrupt local Gov’t attack in MT article quote: “According to the recorded voice of the drug task force officer, the reason the prosecutor’s office doesn’t like Tim is because he is a “constitutionalist,” his dad (me) ran for President in 2008 as a third party candidate, and Tim doesn’t just “go along” …




Economics and Investing:

This Is What Happens When Someone Is Desperate To Sell $750 Million Of Stocks. – J.W. o o o Items from Mr. Econocobas: Mark Cuban: Limit Student Loans To Improve Economy– Obviously there are a lot more issues than student loans, but the point is valid; in the absence of government guaranteed loans, college would be much less expensive. The Fed’s 2% Inflation Target: The Ultimate Keynesian Con Job What The Heck Just Happened in Global Stock Markets? Defying The Dollar Russia & China Agree Currency Swap Worth Over $20bn




Odds ‘n Sods:

American suicide bomber’s travels in U.S., Middle East went unmonitored – The Washington Post. – P.M. o o o NBC’s medical correspondent ‘violated Ebola quarantine’. – P.S. o o o Ebola research: Fever not a surefire sign of infection. – P.M. o o o Ebola: Studies Dispute CDC Mantra. – S.T. o o o Southcom Commander Warns of Potential Ebola-Driven ‘Mass Migration’ from South of Border. – J.W.