Cpunk Carl Johnson "CJ" "Toto": Listen To Me, Or Don't. *I* Am Listening To Me...
jya at pipeline.com
Mon Mar 23 05:52:51 PDT 2020
>From: PerformanceArt PerformanceArt <performanceart709 at hotmail.com>
>Subject: Listen To Me, Or Don't. *I* Am Listening To Me...
>It was a few weeks ago, when I was incrementally buying small
>quantities of food, silver and gold, and sanitizing supplies---while
>being laughed at---that I saved, as a reminder, a couple of articles
>that basically said, "WTF? This Financial/Medical Crisis Is
>***DIFFERENT*** than the ones that have come before."
>Over a decade ago I bought five gallon buckets of 'survival'
>supplies and a quantity of precious metals and then stored them. I
>didn't 'warn' anyone to do the same, or proclaim that I was
>particularly more astute or smarter than those who didn't do so. In
>fact, I didn't particularly think that was the case. I merely
>thought it was a good move, like financial advisers who suggest that
>one 'diversify' their risk between competing markets.
>In the recent 'ascent' of the current 'crisis' I have been ahead of
>the curve in getting out in front of it and the actions I have taken
>have, so far, proven to have increased the survival and
>sustainability of myself and those I love.
>Maybe I have just been 'lucky' or maybe I have been 'right'...
>It doesn't matter, because my sole purpose for this missive is to
>urge my friends and family to give serious, rational thought to the
>events that are currently taking place and to realize that they have
>to take *responsibility* for their future and their ability to care
>for those they love and humanity in general.
>The article I have shared, above, is the 'first sign' of the US
>dollar 'weakening' and beginning to stumble. Just like the 'first
>signs' that the coronavirus was going to cause some problems. The
>Russians purposefully abandoned the OPEC alliance in order to throw
>a monkey wrench into the current state of our non-renewable
>resources economy. Not because they have *bad* intentions, but
>because they are looking for the best forward path for their own
>country, economy and people. Saudi Arabia then took further
>actions, in retaliation, because they are MORONS who don't fully
>understand that they are playing into the hands of other countries,
>like Russia and China, that are jockeying for position in replacing
>the US as the go-to safe haven investment/currency source. Many
>things are 'happening' and 'changing' behind the scenes that you and
>I aren't privy to.
>Do you want my *prediction* about how it is all going to play
>out? Sorry, don't have a clue...
>All I want to communicate to my friends and family is that things
>are 'different' than they have been up to this point in time. I
>have two copies of 'The Black Swan' so current events haven't 'surprised' me.
>Stock up on whatever you need to carry you through uncertain
>times. Get yourself some precious metals, some CryptoCurrency and a
>supply...dare I say 'hoard'?...of good, old-fashioned fiat
>currency. If any of the foregoing 'hits the skids' the others will
>vastly increase in value. Have you ever had anyone tell you they
>wouldn't accept a pound of gold for a loaf of bread? Me neither...
>Breaking News: Science Has Proven That If You Plant A Garden You
>Are Less Likely To Go Hungry!
>All I am saying, is that the only thing you can 'hoard' that has the
>possibility of 'saving' you is...common sense. If you are receiving
>this email, it is because I love you and that is what I want you to know.
>Your government may send you a check for a thousand dollars, to help
>you out. Or a million, and coupons for a thousand loaves of
>bread. The coronavirus may kill millions and totally destroy our
>financial structure or it may just go away tomorrow. It has
>happened before. The last 'crisis' came to the point where
>everybody, those in power and the common citizen, wondered if
>everything was going to 'implode' and destroy civilization as we
>know it. It was avoided and we all went, "Whew!" and continued on
>as if nothing had happened.
>If you want to PANIC!!!
>The Financial Panic of AD 33.
>The result of the mass issuance of unsecured loans by main Roman
>Well, it's been done before...many times...and we're still here.
>So, here's the deal...
>What should you be doing in 'a time of crisis?' You should be doing
>what you should have been doing all along. And you *know* what that
>is...for you. I can't give you any advice, because I know what is
>right for me, and you know what is right for you. Saint Peter
>denied Christ three times, then picked himself up and did what he
>knew he needed to do. Buddha sat under a tree until he 'figured it
>out' and proceeded to live his life accordingly. Mahatma Ghandi
>realized 'all men are brothers' and it gave him the strength to live
>his life as if that were true. Mother Teresa had no fear of the
>lepers, because she knew what she needed to do.
>You know whatever it is you need to do. Do it.
>If you decide that what you need to do is say, "Hey! I'll count on
>California to grow all of my food and save nothing but fiat money
>because the government said, 'Don't worry, we're *good* for it...'"
>I will *cringe* but...good luck to you.
>I have stored up some food because...I need to eat most every
>day. I have bought some gold and silver because...it has been an
>acceptable form of payment for thousands of years before Visa and
>Master Card came along. I have some investments in CryptoCurrency
>because it is the wave of our financial future...if everything
>doesn't totally go to shit. I have a stash of fiat currency in case
>the Powers That Be manage to keep *that* scam going in the
>foreseeable future. And I'm planting a garden, tomorrow, because I
>really, really, really like eating...
>This missive would be *thousands* of pages long if I were telling
>you about all of the bad things I've done, and all of the ways in
>which I have managed to screw up, but it is immeasurably shorter
>because I am merely trying to inform you what I have done, lately,
>that has proven to be effective for the current situation that we are all in.
>My hope is that this communication will inspire you to think about
>*your* life and *your* values, contemplate the current state of your
>environment and the world around you, and take steps to ensure that
>you and those you love will emerge on the other side of whatever
>'crisis'...real or imaginary...that currently exists, and find
>yourself saying, "I feel pretty good about myself."
>Proud To Be A Felon In AMERI???A
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