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MetalCanuck Donating Member (226 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-20-07 10:43 AM
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50. This is real bad.
Buy gold or silver NOW folks if you know what is good for you.
I would also be thinking about getting a passport if the US
dollar falls.
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  -Fears of dollar collapse as Saudis take fright jordi_fanclub  Sep-19-07 05:00 PM   #0 
  - If all Americans would cut their gas consumption by a mere 10%  Steve_in_California   Sep-19-07 05:05 PM   #1 
  - last year I cut mine by 90% and gas got higher  AZDemDist6   Sep-19-07 05:06 PM   #2 
  - People Around Me LIKE Wasting Gasoline  OrangeCountyDemocrat   Sep-19-07 05:15 PM   #7 
  - For some of these morons in their giant SUVs it 'll have to be $10.00  barb162   Sep-19-07 08:12 PM   #28 
  - I see people idling their cars while eating sandwiches all the time  DS1   Sep-20-07 12:29 PM   #56 
  - Wanna bet? The Chinese and Indians are hungry for Saudi light sweet crude  NickB79   Sep-20-07 01:24 PM   #57 
  - Bought a scooter for the morning drive...  jimnasium   Sep-20-07 01:29 PM   #58 
  - Breton Woods is but a distant memory.  endarkenment   Sep-19-07 05:07 PM   #3 
  - The wealthy will still be able to afford $500, so theres no problem.  superkia   Sep-19-07 05:19 PM   #8 
  - But...  Baby Snooks   Sep-19-07 05:29 PM   #11 
     - I know he doesnt have the advertising $$$ to compete with them.  superkia   Sep-19-07 05:43 PM   #16 
  - It will be like Weimar Germany  DBoon   Sep-19-07 07:07 PM   #20 
  - Ah, the chumps are wised up.  bemildred   Sep-19-07 05:07 PM   #4 
  - Oh boy! George Sr. might actually have to give George Jr. a beating if this happens!  Up2Late   Sep-19-07 05:07 PM   #5 
  - Yeow. It's now becoming a case of  cliss   Sep-19-07 05:07 PM   #6 
  - Chimpy McFuckstain has devalued our currency by pumping $ into his Eye-Rack adventure.  Snarkoleptic   Sep-19-07 05:23 PM   #9 
  - Thats $2bn per WEEK  Yael   Sep-20-07 12:20 PM   #53 
  - That's very bad. Very very bad. Geez, you'd think some quality handholding would hold things  poverlay   Sep-19-07 05:24 PM   #10 
  - jordi - ha, you're not from around here, are you?  donkeyotay   Sep-19-07 05:34 PM   #12 
  - "...recessionary conditions..."  RUMMYisFROSTED   Sep-19-07 05:35 PM   #13 
  - Hans, baby, don't you know, the party line is that the economy is booming  loindelrio   Sep-20-07 07:53 AM   #38 
  - Why do you hate America?  BikeWriter   Sep-19-07 05:37 PM   #14 
  - Face it- we're fucked.  BeHereNow   Sep-19-07 05:40 PM   #15 
  - We ARE Fucked.  Megahurtz   Sep-19-07 07:49 PM   #24 
     - so where would you put your retirement cash? in euros?  bushmeat   Sep-19-07 08:58 PM   #32 
        - That's what I would like to know?  TwoSparkles   Sep-19-07 10:35 PM   #34 
        - gold ... ?  CountAllVotes   Sep-19-07 11:50 PM   #36 
           - in europe most house loans are fixed-rate  macllyr   Sep-20-07 08:42 AM   #39 
              - in Ireland they are all ARMs  CountAllVotes   Sep-20-07 09:35 AM   #44 
        - canned food, high caliber weapons, & quality hand tools  app_farmer_rb   Sep-20-07 12:10 PM   #52 
  - and the following day bush will decide they are the newest member of the 'axis of evil'  HuffleClaw   Sep-19-07 06:39 PM   #17 
  - don't they know we cut the Fed rate and everything is fine now?  TheFarseer   Sep-19-07 06:43 PM   #18 
  - The Federal Reserve is to blame for this.  ozymandius   Sep-19-07 06:46 PM   #19 
  - Exactly... biggest con job ever executed.  BeHereNow   Sep-19-07 07:58 PM   #26 
  - I think B*sh barrowing money to fund the Iraq war is the culprit (n/t)  harun   Sep-20-07 09:04 AM   #40 
  - Ah, more signs of the fall of the Empire  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-19-07 07:08 PM   #21 
  - So Our friends buddies allies are going to collapse our dollar  lovuian   Sep-19-07 07:39 PM   #22 
  - In all fairness  Lone_Star_Dem   Sep-19-07 07:56 PM   #25 
  - We've done it to ourselves with our wild spending combined with  barb162   Sep-19-07 08:14 PM   #29 
  - A whole lot of cash...  Shipwack   Sep-19-07 07:49 PM   #23 
  - I think that's 3.5 trillion in U.S. figures.  mr_hat   Sep-19-07 08:37 PM   #30 
     - No, a thousand million is a billion. A trillion is a million million.  psychopomp   Sep-20-07 10:27 AM   #48 
        - the math is the same no matter where you are  YankmeCrankme   Sep-20-07 10:38 AM   #49 
  - oh great.  progressoid   Sep-19-07 08:08 PM   #27 
  - The Fed is to blame even mor ethan Shrubby  maseman   Sep-19-07 08:47 PM   #31 
     - rates will have to go up  CountAllVotes   Sep-19-07 11:55 PM   #37 
  - Laying the groundwork for a euro switch?  pa28   Sep-19-07 09:58 PM   #33 
  - K&R  CountAllVotes   Sep-19-07 10:52 PM   #35 
  - Oh. Shit.  DeSwiss   Sep-20-07 09:06 AM   #41 
  - BFEE got set up by the Saudis and we all get screwed. His fucking legacy will be FAILURE  mod mom   Sep-20-07 09:23 AM   #42 
  - But he doesn't pay for it...we do...and our kids!  Tesla   Sep-20-07 09:32 AM   #43 
  - Just to compound the mess...  jordi_fanclub   Sep-20-07 09:35 AM   #45 
  - MCM forwarded this rant about Bernacke bailing out speculators at the expense of everyone:  mod mom   Sep-20-07 09:59 AM   #46 
  - Now that was a rant  loindelrio   Sep-20-07 10:26 AM   #47 
  - Nothing makes Republicans angrier  depakid   Sep-20-07 02:58 PM   #60 
  - This is real bad.  MetalCanuck   Sep-20-07 10:43 AM   #50 
  - Perhaps this is what "Islamo-fascism" is all about....  AntiFascist   Sep-20-07 11:55 AM   #51 
  - is this the story that got lost as we focused on OJ yesterday?  w8liftinglady   Sep-20-07 12:26 PM   #54 
  - That's why I don't focus on O.J. n/t  Megahurtz   Sep-20-07 12:28 PM   #55 
     - actually,i meant "the media"-I posted on this several times yesterday  w8liftinglady   Sep-20-07 01:41 PM   #59 
  - How many people thought Saudi Arabia would be by our side because  higher class   Sep-20-07 03:28 PM   #61 
  - Bloomberg: Saudi Plans to Keep Riyal Pegged to the Dollar, King Abdulla's Adviser Says  Douglas Carpenter   Sep-20-07 05:09 PM   #62 

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