SBF Goes Simple Jack

“I’ve Had A Bad Month” – Bankman-Fried Claims “Didn’t Knowingly Commingle Funds”, Blames Girlfriend’s Fund & “Accounting Mistakes” BY TYLER DURDEN THURSDAY, DEC 01, 2022 – 06:44 AM It appears Sam Bankman-Fried is using the ‘Simple Jack’ defense… Bankman-Fried started the interview by saying he’s deeply sorry about what happened. “I didn’t ever try toContinue reading “SBF Goes Simple Jack”

John Helmer Sketches What Happens Next

John Helmer: UKRAINE ARMISTICE – HOW THE UDZ OF 2023 WILL SEPARATE THE ARMIES LIKE THE KOREAN DMZ OF 1953 –  By John Helmer, Moscow  @bears_with For the buffer zone to achieve the demilitarization of the Ukraine, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warned in July that military factors, not politics, will decide. “I see no reason toContinue reading “John Helmer Sketches What Happens Next”

Ukraine on the Edge

Mark Wauck: Ukraine Update 11/18/21 Mark Wauck This post will address several topics, but they all revolve around the conflict in Ukraine. Let’s start with the aftermath of the “Russian missile lands in Poland” hoax. has an interesting article that asks a very relevant question, related to our post yesterday about the divisions withinContinue reading “Ukraine on the Edge”


ZeroHedge: Oil Prices Are Plunging, Curve Crashes Into Contango Oil prices are plunging this morning as futures contracts roll with the Jan 23 WTI contract price trading with a $77 handle. There’s little fresh news, but analysts say the rise in COVID-19 cases in China has renewed worries about energy demand. China’s State Council warned citiesContinue reading “Contango”

Ponzi Predator?

Tom Luongo: Date: November 17, 2022Author: Dexter K. White5 Comments (Usage herein unless otherwise noted:  bitcoin = bitcoin; crypto = everything else) A lot of people think crypto is worth something.A lot of people think bitcoin is worth something.Most people in each community think fiat currency has major problems.And they all believe in the cross fungibility ofContinue reading “Ponzi Predator?”

What Did They Know and When Did They Know It?

Brownstone Institute: Was the Pandemic Orchestrated as a Trial Run for Responding to a Biological Attack? BY WILL JONES  NOVEMBER 16, 2022  The evidence that the coronavirus originated in a lab is now compelling, as is the evidence that the virus was spreading undetected all over the world by autumn 2019, with one blood sample from Lombardy on September 12th 2019 found to be positiveContinue reading “What Did They Know and When Did They Know It?”

The FTX “Naked Short” – Follow the Money

Let’s introduce the players. Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF) is the beloved offsprong of Joseph Bankman and Barbara Fried. Joseph Bankman is an American lawyer, currently the Ralph M. Parsons Professor of Law and Business at Stanford Law School. In 2004, he and his colleagues developed a proposal for a California program called ReadyReturn, whereby citizens’ taxContinue reading “The FTX “Naked Short” – Follow the Money”

On the blockchain no one can hear you scream

Evil Speculator: This whole thing with FTX disgusts me. If only there was some sort of government body that regulated Securities and Exchanges. You know, some kind of commission than could find these problems before us regular folk got billions of dollars pilfered. I mean what the heck – SEC, seriously? It turns outContinue reading “On the blockchain no one can hear you scream”

Temple of Doom

CHS: The Era of All-Powerful Central Banks Is Over Central bank gaming of Finance is the source of instability. The era of all-powerful central banks is over for a simple reason: they failed: they failed their citizens, their nations, and they failed the world. Their policies have pushed wealth and income inequality to extremes thatContinue reading “Temple of Doom”