|Saturday, May 18, 2013
Anthony Wile posits three possible reasons significant scandals are rocking the Obama administration.
|These three scandals are simply a legitimate outgrowth of the legislative process.||20.53 %|
|The larger powers supporting the Democratic administration and Obama in particular have grown tired of him.||23.57 %|
|The breathtaking rapidity with which these scandals blossomed and expanded is indicative of the power of the Internet Reformation.||33.08 %|
|Something entirely different, which I'll mention in feedback to the editorial.||22.81 %|
|Thursday, May 16, 2013
Sen. Al Franken wants to reform credit-rating agencies, as "Our financial system is kind of rigged."
|Demanding transparency from the SEC and these agencies would be extremely beneficial.||14.95 %|
|Credit-rating agencies have an inherent conflict of interest and can't be "reformed," especially by the SEC.||9.35 %|
|Indeed, our financial system is rigged; credit-rating agencies are just the tip of the iceberg.||66.36 %|
|The SEC doesn't like Franken's "transparency" amendment? Surprise, surprise ...||9.35 %|
|Saturday, May 11, 2013
Does the latest IRS scandal indicate "thuggish practices” were used by the government against Americans?
|Yes and the Obama administration employs such practices more than any before.||26.67 %|
|Yes but nothing new; every administration has equally employed “thuggish practices.”||8.72 %|
|The IRS’s growing focus on global enforcement is the most troubling "scandal" of all.||7.18 %|
|The very existence of the IRS is itself a “thuggish practice.”||57.44 %|
|Thursday, May 09, 2013
Patent law in the United States ...
|is okay as it is; why fix what's not broken?||29.91 %|
|is in place only to allow big money the advantage.||30.84 %|
|should be made more competitive to everyone.||18.69 %|
|is not even necessary in this Age of the Internet.||20.56 %|
|Saturday, May 04, 2013
Anthony Wile bets the Internet "is still not controllable and even the most strenuous efforts will prove insufficient."
|Agree; technology is constantly evolving and will find a way around any roadblocks.||56.56 %|
|Not sure; the powers-that-be may indeed have the ability to shut it down.||18.03 %|
|It may not be "controllable" but CISPA, 'Net taxation, etc. may make it impossible to use.||18.85 %|
|Disagree; just a matter of time until the 'Net's inaccessible by ordinary people.||6.56 %|
|Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Banker Lars Christensen said, "There will be future ... confiscation of wealth in the eurozone, without a doubt."
|He's right and yes, the US should expect the same.||81.27 %|
|I don't know ... there will surely be civil unrest if they try it again.||5.65 %|
|Nonsense, blatant fear-mongering. The Cyprus raid was a one-time necessity.||0 %|
|Wait ... some people still have their money in BANKS?!||13.07 %|
|Saturday, April 27, 2013
VESTS – The Visible Elite Super Tendencies Strategy ...
|is a model I've followed since first reading High Alert.||47.37 %|
|sounds interesting ... I'm going to check it out.||43.86 %|
|may be fine but I already know how to invest, thanks.||8.77 %|
|Thursday, April 25, 2013
Catherine Austin Fitts suggests you trust your intuition when it comes to finding good information...
|I can't; my intuition always seems off-base.||16.58 %|
|I 'trust but verify' my own intuition, comparing to other sources I trust.||65.24 %|
|I always go with my gut instinct.||18.18 %|
|I keep TV news on round the clock; it's always trustworthy information.||0 %|
|Saturday, April 20, 2013
Anthony Wile asks whether the US 'decline' is ending or just beginning?
|US 'decline' is just beginning; civil unrest is indeed likely when citizens realize the truth.||50.40 %|
|'Decline,' economic and otherwise, has already been significant in the US and continues.||48.79 %|
|It's definitely ending; look at the numbers - manufacturing is up, businesses are thriving.||0.20 %|
|The US never was in 'decline'; negative reports are merely anti-American propaganda.||0.61 %|
|Thursday, April 18, 2013
In light of the week's markets movements, I am ...
|buying precious metals.||65.50 %|
|selling precious metals.||1.00 %|
|sitting on my hands in a 'wait and see' period.||21.50 %|
|investing in heritage seeds and a water purification system.||12.00 %|
|Saturday, April 13, 2013
The 4th Edition of Anthony Wile's book, "High Alert," has been released. You ...
|already downloaded it and have been reading over breakfast.||77.19 %|
|will be sending the link to a few people you hope will read it.||8.77 %|
|might give it a look as soon as you're done with this month's Sports Illustrated.||7.60 %|
|have been holding your breath. Hallelujah!||6.43 %|
|Thursday, April 11, 2013
Recent media attention to Bitcoin will most likely ...
|discourage people so they refrain from using any alternative currencies.||53.98 %|
|lead previously unaware people to consider alternative currencies.||26.70 %|
|encourage people to use Bitcoins more.||3.98 %|
|result in the development of other, similar alternative currencies.||15.34 %|
|Saturday, April 06, 2013
Is it proper regulatory democracy should be targeting offshore accounts of the “one percent”?
|Yes; they are responsible for our global financial pain.||41.47 %|
|Those who illegally stash money should be held to account.||6.69 %|
|Probably not; they’re simply using legal loopholes to stash their cash.||9.36 %|
|No; everyone is entitled to accumulate wealth as they see fit.||42.47 %|
|Wednesday, April 03, 2013
The "Mighty China" dominant social theme ...
|is accurate; China is a mighty economic power.||44.97 %|
|is partly true; China does seem to be moving ahead.||25.40 %|
|is nonsense; empty cities are just one example of this facade.||29.10 %|
|was a dance craze in the '80s following The Mighty Chinas' first world tour.||0.53 %|
|Saturday, March 30, 2013
The WSJ review of Bernanke's recent book ...
|allows Bernanke an escape from personal responsibility.||71.74 %|
|subtly promotes the transition from the Fed to a different form of central planning.||16.96 %|
|scapegoats the Fed from its most significant, recent failures.||9.57 %|
|is riveting; can't wait to get a copy of Ben's book!||1.74 %|
|Wednesday, March 27, 2013
News From Around the 'Net, the new feature on The Daily Bell's home page ...
|is a very helpful addition to the site.||75.97 %|
|is fine but I've already identified my other news sources.||5.19 %|
|offers a nice variety of other news sources.||16.23 %|
|is unnecessary; I get all I need from the DB!||2.60 %|
|Saturday, March 23, 2013
For Earth Day this year will you ...
|Turn your lights off for an hour.||33.42 %|
|Leave your lights on.||42.67 %|
|Celebrate Human Achievement Hour.||12.08 %|
|Buy some raw milk and celebrate!||11.83 %|
|Thursday, March 21, 2013
When it comes to mutual fund managers, mine is ...
|completely oblivious to free-market economics.||81.11 %|
|partially on board with free-market thinking but stuck in the Keynesian system.||10.00 %|
|very free-market oriented; we work well together.||3.33 %|
|dumber than a rock but since it's a relative I'm stuck with him/her ...||5.56 %|
|Friday, March 15, 2013
In his editorial, Ed Karr says it's "Not Your Father's Stock Market Anymore." Have you...
|continued to invest the same way you always have?||47.07 %|
|altered your stock market investing practices?||15.46 %|
|quit investing in the stock market entirely?||24.59 %|
|moved all your assets to the jar buried in your backyard?||12.88 %|
|Saturday, March 09, 2013
Tibor Machan says he "fired the NYTimes." Do you subscribe to a mainstream paper?
|Yes because for the most part they print the truth.||17.69 %|
|Yes, only so I can stay on top of Money Power's lies.||5.22 %|
|No. I replaced mainstream rags with alternative media for my news.||63.04 %|
|No. I got tired of having daily morning nausea.||14.06 %|
|Saturday, March 02, 2013
NY Mayor Bloomberg suggests the US can carry infinite debt and never default...
|True only until China and Japan say, "Pay up."||17.20 %|
|True only so long as US dollar retains its special reserve currency status as petrodollar.||25.80 %|
|No way. The rest of the world WILL stop loaning eventually.||28.01 %|
|Who cares? It's all a shell game anyway.||28.99 %|
|Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Reuters: 'US economy poised to accelerate substantially by end of year' ...
|Absolutely! Happy days are here again.||13.97 %|
|Not substantially but at least a little.||5.88 %|
|On the contrary, it's poised to decelerate!||23.53 %|
|How can a car without an engine do anything but rust?||56.62 %|
|Saturday, February 16, 2013
Operation Mockingbird, the CIA program that put operatives in media offices ...
|is alive and well, as evidenced by today's US government lapdog media.||80.37 %|
|was ended by CIA Director George H.W. Bush in 1976 and is long gone.||1.25 %|
|has been replaced by a global "Operation Glorify the Power Elite."||15.58 %|
|was a movie starring Gregory Peck ... wasn't it?||2.80 %|
|Wednesday, February 13, 2013
The recent deluge of media attention focused on "The Shooter" and other SEALS is ...
|setting the record straight on how life is for these military heroes.||5.13 %|
|a desperate effort by the power elite to create directed history.||59.62 %|
|evidence some in the military are "going rogue" and trying to speak out.||15.38 %|
|part of a "9/11 Commission Report, Part II" fictional essay contest.||19.87 %|
|Saturday, February 09, 2013
Senator Rand Paul is ...
|aiming at the GOP presidential nomination.||35.85 %|
|awaiting an opportunity to introduce his own freedom agenda.||12.83 %|
|a genuine representative of the original Tea Party.||10.19 %|
|simply exploiting an opportunity for ambition's sake.||41.13 %|
|Wednesday, February 06, 2013
The war on Afghanistan is actually ...
|an attempt to secure scarce resources for the West.||14.24 %|
|necessary to stop terrorists there before they hit us at home.||0.35 %|
|a transparent extension of the power elite's goals of global domination.||84.72 %|
|a righteous effort to make life better for a beaten down people.||0.69 %|
|Sunday, February 03, 2013
Anthropogenic global warming is heavily promoted as fact by mainstream media ...
|because it is an undeniable fact and cause for great alarm.||1.77 %|
|despite significant numbers of scientists disputing its veracity.||46.29 %|
|to distract public attention from crimes of the power elite.||45.23 %|
|because there have been no recent Elvis sightings and news is slow.||6.71 %|
|Thursday, January 31, 2013
Should Wall Streeters be prosecuted like War Criminals?
|Yes; they deserve a Nuremberg-like public trial.||30.56 %|
|Maybe; they are surely partly responsible for bankrupting the US and even the world.||4.76 %|
|No; most are just regular folks trying to make ends meet and doing the best they can.||1.98 %|
|Moot question; do away with ruinous central banking and there will be fewer Wall Street abuses.||62.70 %|
|Saturday, January 26, 2013
Some suggest conspiracy theorists are undermining the fabric of democracy...
|Absolutely; true patriots know we must stand together to fight the perpetual threat of terrorism.||25.19 %|
|Au contraire; a nation is strengthened by those who question and keep governments honest.||23.33 %|
|The fabric of democracy is threadbare already; conspiracy theorists are not affecting it.||9.26 %|
|Who wants a democracy anyway? Give me a republic, with or without conspiracy theorists.||42.22 %|
|Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Is the Federal Reserve responsible for price inflation?
|No; it's the fault of union wage push.||0 %|
|No; it's because of insatiable consumer consumption.||0.53 %|
|The Fed is only indirectly responsible. It just prints money; price inflation happens afterward.||58.95 %|
|The question is incorrectly phrased, as prices might be said to "rise" rather than "inflate."||40.53 %|
|Saturday, January 19, 2013
In late 2007, Federal Reserve officials ...
|knew problems were coming but were overly optimistic thinking things would turn around.||12.36 %|
|knew the crisis was coming and purposefully allowed it to develop fully.||27.27 %|
|watched with feigned concern as the plan they'd put into place came to fruition.||51.27 %|
|were too busy playing golf to be concerned with the future of the have-nots.||9.09 %|
|Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Central bankers are often treated as monetary "stars" by mainstream media because ...
|they understand how to manage modern economies.||0.97 %|
|they understand how to manage media hype.||8.70 %|
|they OWN the media.||71.01 %|
|they're appointed by God Himself and questioning their decisions is akin to blasphemy.||19.32 %|
|Saturday, January 12, 2013
The idea of the US Treasury minting a 'trillion dollar coin' for deposit with the Federal Reserve ...
|is great; we'll pay down debt.||1.98 %|
|is terrible; it will initiate incredible price inflation.||18.58 %|
|will allow people to see the absurdity of central banking and move toward honest money.||69.57 %|
|will encourage a minority to proclaim all debts should be paid down with "public currency."||9.88 %|
|Thursday, January 10, 2013
Is the euro crisis winding down?
|Yes, certainly.||1.10 %|
|Possibly. Time will tell.||2.20 %|
|Definitely not.||51.10 %|
|What crisis? It's all directed history anyway.||45.60 %|
|Saturday, January 05, 2013
How much does a company’s focus on "sustainable development" affect your desire to invest in it?
|A lot. I prefer such investments.||3.15 %|
|A lot. I avoid them like the plague.||54.05 %|
|Not at all. I just want to buy low and sell high.||40.54 %|
|I just hope I can work for Novo so I can become socially responsible, too.||2.25 %|
|Thursday, January 03, 2013
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton ...
|is a modern day heroine, working herself sick on behalf of US citizens and a peaceful world.||2.87 %|
|has a dangerous medical condition and shouldn’t be expected to endure stressful questioning about Benghazi.||3.69 %|
|has crafted a convenient excuse to avoid being held to account for disastrous FedGov actions in Benghazi.||81.56 %|
|is actually living on a remote island along with David Petraeus, which explains her sudden lack of appearances.||11.89 %|
|Tuesday, January 01, 2013
Wow, 2013 is looking good already! New year, new Daily Bell! The thing I like most about the revamped site is ...
|the new graphics look and the fact I can still easily find my way around the site.||51.56 %|
|Spanish! I’m looking forward to the Spanish language site launch and will contribute toward the task of finishing translation of the entire site.||4.69 %|
|the Solutions Dashboard in the Member Zone and the thought that’s gone into those introductions.||26.56 %|
|Anthony Wile’s video invitation to Liberty Summit 2013 and the excellent odds of winning the Two Free Tickets Contest!||10.94 %|
|the Donate link, which I’ll be using to give FAFMT what I refused to give my ungrateful children this holiday season.||6.25 %|
|Friday, December 28, 2012
The one holiday gift I really wanted but didn’t get this year was ...
|Admission of war crimes guilt by W, Blair and Obama as they’re led away in cuffs.||23.57 %|
|Mass resignation of the entire US Congress with acknowledgement of their utter failure.||43.95 %|
|Abrupt dissolution of the EU with an apology from Brussels.||18.15 %|
|A new copy of Anthony Wile’s book, High Alert.||14.33 %|
|Saturday, December 22, 2012
This holiday season how did the economy affect your gift shopping decisions?
|It didn't; I have no children and don't buy for others.||30.77 %|
|A lot; I have no funds to spare on those I love as my purchasing power has eroded to basic living necessities.||46.82 %|
|Not at all; I splurged again this year in keeping with true holiday spirit ... Go Macy's!||11.04 %|
|What economy? TEOTWAWKI was yesterday so I spent everything partying... wasn't it?||11.37 %|
|Tuesday, December 18, 2012
The most effective step that can immediately be taken in the US to stop the shooting massacres is ...
|restricting all access to guns through stricter laws or repeal of the second amendment.||3.53 %|
|repealing restrictive gun laws so more citizens can intervene through force, when necessary.||55.85 %|
|limiting physicians' ability to prescribe psychiatric drugs, especially to minors.||24.28 %|
|making more affordable treatment options available to people with mental illness and their parents, including inpatient care.||16.34 %|
|Saturday, December 15, 2012
When it comes to movies produced in the US ...
|Hollywood only produces what moviegoers demand and is focused on box office receipts.||13.39 %|
|Hollywood is a top-down bread and circuses meme machine.||84.65 %|
|Hollywood generates great actors and politicians because it teaches the fundamentals of Austrian economics during lunch breaks.||1.57 %|
|Hollywood prioritizes the production of films that highlight artistic genius and add to the rich cultural smorgasbord that is the US.||0.39 %|
|Wednesday, December 12, 2012
What is your opinion of RT news?
|RT may be part of a Hegelian Dialectic but at least they give more objective views a chance to air.||52.99 %|
|RT is another cog in the international mainstream media matrix.||38.89 %|
|RT is an independently run news agency in search of the truth, nothing more.||5.98 %|
|I have no opinion on RT. I only watch trusted media like CNN and FOX.||2.14 %|
|Monday, December 10, 2012
A global shortage of water, being called "Peak Water," is ...
|an undeniable fact with grave, unalterable consequences.||3.26 %|
|an undeniable fact that can be corrected with advanced technology.||4.65 %|
|probably at least partly true but it's difficult to discern fact from fiction.||23.26 %|
|utter nonsense, yet another fear-based power elite meme.||68.84 %|
|Wednesday, December 05, 2012
All this talk of a potential North American Union ...
|is nothing more than the paranoid delusional ranting of conspiracy theorists.||1.13 %|
|seems to potentially merit something we should be concerned about; I’m not sure yet.||18.80 %|
|perfectly reasonable; attempts to create an EU-style union in North America are obviously underway.||46.62 %|
|is a distraction from more important, imminently dangerous concerns needing our attention now.||33.46 %|
|Saturday, December 01, 2012
Vaccines are ...
|a medical miracle that has saved the lives of millions. We should all do our part to eradicate disease.||3.59 %|
|a flawed but necessary preventive treatment for healthy living. More testing will make them better in time.||9.88 %|
|an undeniable factor in skyrocketing rates of autism spectrum disorder. They should never be administered.||20.66 %|
|a key element of the power elite's apparent eugenics blueprint. Inevitably, vaccination will become mandatory.||65.87 %|
|Thursday, November 29, 2012
Inexplicable shooting rampages such as happened in the Aurora, Colorado theater and Columbine High School are most likely evidence of ...
|little-discussed but proven effects of pharmaceuticals prescribed for mental illness.||32.08 %|
|mind-control programs developed by US Intel such as MK-ULTRA.||41.51 %|
|original sin; the inevitable depravity of humans living in an evil world.||6.92 %|
|random acts carried out by individuals with mental illness or neurological damage.||19.50 %|
|Saturday, November 24, 2012
What effect is the economy having on your 2012 holiday travel plans?
|None. My 2012 holiday travel will be the same as usual.||46.79 %|
|I'm staying home this year due to lack of funds for my usual holiday travel.||38.49 %|
|I'll be traveling as usual but am choosing a lower-cost option like driving over flying.||10.19 %|
|I've had a great year and am going all out with a holiday vacation extravaganza in 2012!||4.53 %|
|Thursday, November 22, 2012
Widespread belief in which of the following dominant social themes is most threatening to individual liberties?
|Mainstream media continues to provide a very important, truth-telling service.||19.50 %|
|Conspiracy theories are dangerous — don't even "go there."||5.03 %|
|Average citizens need "experts" to explain life's many confusing aspects.||13.21 %|
|The war on terror is very much real and citizens need to give up more and more freedoms to be kept safe.||62.26 %|
|Saturday, November 17, 2012
The growing secession movement in the USA is ...
|A worthy undertaking that can succeed peacefully through calm determination and perseverance.||24.75 %|
|A worthy undertaking that will inevitably result in violence before it succeeds.||42.40 %|
|Nonsense; people should create change by participating in available democratic options, like voting.||4.41 %|
|A purposeful ruse, designed to squander people’s energy and time while distracting them from more important issues.||28.43 %|
|Monday, November 12, 2012
The most significant change we'll see in the USA under Obama's second term is ...
|social unrest, possible armed revolution in response to more draconian police state measures.||48.21 %|
|increased foreign empire-building and wars.||27.98 %|
|improved access to healthcare as Obamacare is fully implemented.||3.27 %|
|evolution of a US third party with support in significant numbers.||20.54 %|
|Thursday, November 08, 2012
Results of this week's US presidential election are likely a reflection of ...
|genuine popular opinion; the country is truly this deeply divided.||13.47 %|
|rigged vote counting; the numbers are being falsely reported.||15.47 %|
|the fact that third parties are not allowed equal participation in US politics.||22.92 %|
|a truly broken political structure.||48.14 %|
|Saturday, November 03, 2012
With the "radical Islamofascists want to kill YOUR children" meme wearing thin, the next most likely terrorist-bogeyman to be trotted out by US fedgov (and friends) is ...
|domestic patriots, preppers and constitutionists||57.65 %|
|China, especially in light of its recently bolder anti-Western rhetoric||22.68 %|
|imminent invasion of Earth by an advanced extraterrestrial species||5.19 %|
|secessionists spreading their dangerous, radical ideology across the globe.||14.48 %|
|Wednesday, October 31, 2012
"Frankenstorm," aka Hurricane Sandy, was caused by ...
|Mother Nature||56.99 %|
|Global Warming||5.73 %|
|Saturday, October 27, 2012
The way the global situation looks right now, the best place for me to live in coming years would be ...
|in Switzerland, for some of the reasons stated in recent articles at The Daily Bell.||21.53 %|
|in one of the Central or South American nations now working to draw in US citizens and others.||27.37 %|
|in one of the newly restored sovereign nations, once they’ve seceded, such as Greece, Venice, Bavaria, etc.||4.01 %|
|right where I am. I’m already hunkered down and as prepared as possible for whatever happens.||47.08 %|
|Sunday, October 21, 2012
Britain’s Daily Mail reported on doctors creating ”death lists” in response to the UK government’s “End of Life Care Strategy.” This is ...
|needed encouragement to doctors who avoid end-of-life conversations, to the detriment of patients.||44.26 %|
|nothing more than a poorly cloaked steppingstone to outright eugenics.||28.96 %|
|just a way for the government to shirk its responsibility to provide healthcare to all.||3.01 %|
|an inappropriate government directive. All medical care decisions should be made privately, within families.||23.77 %|
|Saturday, October 13, 2012
Granting the Nobel Peace Prize to the European Union is ...
|like granting the Nobel in Medicine to the inventor of the HPV vaccine.||39.06 %|
|like granting the Nobel in Economic Sciences to John Maynard Keynes.||4.97 %|
|like granting the Nobel in Chemistry to the inventor of "bath salts."||6.04 %|
|sad confirmation the Norwegian Nobel Committee is heavily influenced by the power elite.||49.93 %|
|Saturday, October 06, 2012
After this week’s US presidential two-party debate ...
|I’m more convinced than ever of my previous decision to choose one of those two candidates.||44.37 %|
|I’ve decided to go with a write-in candidate or vote for a third-party candidate.||22.30 %|
|I've had it. I’m making a clear statement of principle by choosing to not vote.||13.10 %|
|What debate? Who pays attention to such stagecraft, anyway?||20.23 %|
|Saturday, September 29, 2012
When it comes to silencing the Internet, the powers-that-be will ...
|never succeed; such technology is now in the hands of too many.||18.52 %|
|continue attempts to control what is and is not accessible on the 'Net, likely with limited success.||48.34 %|
|leave it alone; it's a valuable intel-gathering tool, just as originally designed.||8.28 %|
|shut it down completely soon; the Internet Reformation is too dangerous.||24.85 %|
|Friday, September 21, 2012
Will Barack Obama be having Thanksgiving dinner with ...
|the producer of the recent anti-Islam film.||8.70 %|
|the Muhammed-insulting cartoonist.||1.09 %|
|the director of the Tavistock Institute.||54.35 %|
|his therapist.||35.87 %|
|Wednesday, September 19, 2012
James Bullard, president of the St. Louis Fed, believes the mortgage-backed securities buying program of QE3 was launched too soon. Will it now ...
|supercharge an already growing US economy?||0 %|
|put money in the pockets of the middle class?||0 %|
|lower interest rates and further ignite the stock market?||4.14 %|
|primarily provide yet more profits to banks that own these instruments?||95.86 %|
|Saturday, September 15, 2012
Should America do away with the Monroe Doctrine?
|Not at all ... it's very helpful to Latin America to have US protection.||1.72 %|
|The Doctrine could be somehow modified but it should remain in place.||1.29 %|
|The Doctrine has provided justification for US meddling in Latin America and should be quietly shelved.||10.34 %|
|A new policy should replace it, the "Hands Off" Doctrine, in which the US admits it has no business in other countries' affairs.||86.64 %|
|Monday, September 03, 2012
Colombia has prospered tremendously as the FARC threat diminished under Álvaro Uribe. But under President Juan Manuel Santos, FARC is making a comeback.
|Should Colombia return to a more forceful approach that follows the path established by Uribe?||46.49 %|
|Should Colombia follow Santos' path with more negotiation?||10.81 %|
|Should both be pursued at once?||22.70 %|
|Should the Colombian constitution be amended so that Uribe can run for a third term as President?||20.00 %|
|Thursday, August 30, 2012
Why was former US Marine Brandon Raub arrested and confined to a psychiatric ward?
|Because he was crazy.||0.52 %|
|Because he was a veteran voicing support for US constitutional rights.||28.65 %|
|For telling the truth about an onrushing one-world order now taking over the US.||40.10 %|
|In order to certify him insane and deprive him of his right to bear arms.||30.73 %|
|Thursday, August 09, 2012
Social Security is on the downside with Baby Boomers reportedly able to extract less than they put in. Is this:
|A temporary phenomenon, easily reversed?||2.31 %|
|A significant bellwether of a failing system?||68.67 %|
|A sign that government retirement schemes rarely work?||22.31 %|
|Or ... an event that demands significant additional funding and thus additional tax levies?||6.71 %|
|Friday, July 27, 2012
The US House has voted to audit the Fed ...
|It doesn't matter anyway as the final product will be too watered down to make a difference.||30.08 %|
|The Senate will follow through and the Fed will be well audited.||3.81 %|
|The Senate will vote the bill down.||51.69 %|
|The Senate and House will pass, but President Obama will veto.||14.41 %|
|Thursday, July 19, 2012
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has determined there is probable cause to suspect the document released by the White House as Barack Obama's birth certificate is a forgery. What's next?
|Can we expect that President Barack Obama will be impeached over these grave accusations?||3.58 %|
|Will the national mainstream press pick up on this accusation and call for Congressional hearings?||2.30 %|
|Will the Democrats in the US Congress call on the President to explain his lack of transparency more fully?||1.02 %|
|Or will the Obama administration counter-attack and indict "Sheriff Joe" on various counts pertaining to his treatment of illegal migrants?||93.09 %|
|Thursday, June 28, 2012
Where is the EU headed?
|Will the euro be rejected amid a general EU break up?||31.59 %|
|Will Brussels manage to turn the EU into a single federal "nation?"||12.11 %|
|Will the EU simply stagger along, lurching from crisis to crisis?||45.99 %|
|Will the Eurocrats clone Charlemagne and proclaim him emperor?||10.31 %|
|Saturday, June 09, 2012
Rand Paul recently endorsed GOP hopeful Mitt Romney. Was this action:
|The political mistake of a novice?||11.44 %|
|A clever strategy designed to win him the VP nod?||15.25 %|
|A move planned in part by his father to ensure that Rand is seen as a "team player"?||31.51 %|
|Or did Rand make a solo decision that repudiates Ron Paul's libertarian conservative legacy and ends a political dynasty before it really began?||41.80 %|
|Tuesday, May 29, 2012
If Greece leaves the European Union:
|Will it be the end of the world?||2.05 %|
|The world will survive, but the EU itself will split asunder; Greece will sink into the sea.||13.41 %|
|Both the EU and the Greeks will manage to adapt, so life will go on.||50.23 %|
|There have been thousands of currency-changes and devaluations in the past; we'll hardly notice.||34.32 %|
|Thursday, May 17, 2012
The big Facebook IPO is scheduled soon:
|Will it be a US$100 billion blockbuster?||2.57 %|
|Will the price soar and plummet, leaving behind burned and nervous investors?||20.96 %|
|Will the insiders make out a lot better than those who pile in later in the secondary market?||25.37 %|
|Is the whole exercise a way of monetizing the efforts of the US Intelligence community, as conspiracy theorists have suggested?||51.10 %|
|Thursday, May 03, 2012
CBS News recently reported a story ... "Romney begins to tell the story of Romney." Is he first and foremost...
|The next president of the United States?||14.99 %|
|A business mogul with the touch of capitalist wizard about him?||14.25 %|
|A pet owner that prefers to drive dogs cross-country in a plastic kennel strapped to the roof of his car?||70.76 %|
|Wednesday, April 18, 2012
PM Julia Gillard says Australian soldiers have "nearly completed their mission" and will leave Afghanistan earlier than planned ...
|Support for the Labour Party is only at 29% ... she'll say anything to increase support. Don't pack yet, soldier.||22.22 %|
|Poppy production is up and the oil pipeline is coming along nicely. Mission accomplished, indeed!||32.30 %|
|Another country liberated for Western style democracy. Bravo, armed forces. Welcome home.||3.29 %|
|The Taliban will never quit fighting for Afghan self-determination and the US military-industrial complex will never leave.||42.18 %|
|Wednesday, April 11, 2012
A number of impassioned suggestions for Ron Paul's next steps have been put forward recently. Dr. Paul should:
|Stick with his campaign for Republican Party nomination. "No Paul = No Vote for the GOP" ... I'm demanding the GOP recognize my libertarian voice.||41.19 %|
|Throw his hat in the ring for the Libertarian nomination. It's high time for a third party president and I think he can win.||11.46 %|
|Keep promoting his message of liberty to the end of this race and then enjoy his well-deserved retirement.||16.14 %|
|Run for president as an Independent candidate. The entire "party" system is a sham anyway.||31.21 %|
|Friday, April 06, 2012
We've noted more talk about legalizing drugs among top Western pols and the elites generally.
|Are they conceding that the "war on drugs" hasn't worked?||13.18 %|
|Are they anxious to use nose candy themselves without further legal ramifications?||4.87 %|
|Are they perceiving the fundamental unfairness of an unjust system?||2.01 %|
|Or are they just making room in prisons for the next wave of prisoners - those targeted for "socio-political crimes."||79.94 %|
|Friday, March 30, 2012
The Pentagon says it has no records of Osama bin Laden's death and the CIA and Obama administration aren't responding to FOIA requests. This is because:
|The evidence is simply too stomach-churning and uncomfortable to look at?||2.28 %|
|Osama is still alive and top military and intel officials are just too embarrassed to admit it?||2.63 %|
|The information would give away valuable military secrets?||3.16 %|
|Osama was actually a CIA asset that died years ago, as reported in Egyptian and Pakistani newspapers?||91.93 %|
|Thursday, March 22, 2012
What caused the worldwide economic crisis of 2008 that continues today?
|Poor regulation?||3.54 %|
|The insane and perpetual issuance of monopoly fiat money that fooled people into pyramiding speculative investment until the entire system collapsed.||86.38 %|
|Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Aimed at the elusive warlord, the "Stop Kony 2012" video, has nonetheless received enormous criticism:
|Is it a cynical ploy to rake in donations and fees?||8.18 %|
|Is it a valid effort by the Invisible Children Foundation (makers of the video) to rein in a monster?||3.41 %|
|Is it part of a larger elite promotion to involve the West deeper in Uganda militarily and to promote an African Union under Western dominion?||85.45 %|
|Is it an expensive attempt to be one of the first guests invited to Katie Couric's new talk show for ABC/Disney?||2.95 %|
|Wednesday, March 07, 2012
Chicago radio host Erich “Mancow” Muller announced his friend, Andrew Breitbart, was murdered by political foes for his plan to release information that would “destroy Barack Obama”.
|He'd made plenty of enemies during his controversial career as a conservative political pundit. He might have been murdered by someone else.||12.34 %|
|He wasn't murdered. It's a hoax and he'll reappear within the month.||1.67 %|
|Yes, Breitbart was murdered in cold blood because of his plans to embarrass and expose a sitting US president.||61.09 %|
|Breitbart was overweight, had heart problems, and his family announced he died of natural causes. Where's the beef?||24.90 %|
|Thursday, March 01, 2012
Ron Paul ... Is he:
|Actually an elite 'Satanist asset' and part of a controlled elite dialectic between freedom and totalitarianism?||5.84 %|
|Fizzling out?||11.85 %|
|Going to WIN Republican nomination?||20.03 %|
|Going to be a power at the Republican Convention?||62.27 %|
|Wednesday, February 22, 2012
On Tuesday, February 21, the US Dow briefly touched 13,000. Why?
|It was a rounding error.||0.33 %|
|The secretive, US plunge protection team, committed to Obama's re-election, is manipulating market upwards.||46.17 %|
|It is the product of monetary inflation and too much money sloshing around the system.||50.73 %|
|The US is a prosperous country with a healthy future and the Dow really should be at 20,000.||2.77 %|
|Tuesday, February 14, 2012
The Eurocrats have pushed Greece to the brink.
|Are they trying to make the German banks whole by squeezing every last euro they can?||14.55 %|
|Or are they REALLY trying to illustrate the power of the EU over member states by making an example of Greece?||69.87 %|
|Are they trying to pick up the Parthenon at a discount?||10.65 %|
|Are they just trying to teach the profligate Greeks a lesson?||4.94 %|
|Monday, February 06, 2012
We have noticed an uptick in articles about the improving US economy. How can we explain it?
|Simple. The economy is rebounding just like it always does after a mild depression.||1.78 %|
|Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke and the Obama administration have worked wonders and deserve credit.||1.18 %|
|The powers-that-be are orchestrating a phony media campaign to get Obama re-elected.||83.14 %|
|Wishful thinking ...||13.91 %|
|Monday, January 30, 2012
The authoritative British "Met" Office has just issued data showing a rise in global temperatures ended in 1997 and that the world may be on the verge of a mini ice-age.
|It's a "denier" plot. They sampled the temperatures at night, and skewed the data.||2.01 %|
|This can't be right. They must have reversed the numbers by mistake.||1.08 %|
|OK, maybe it's true. But I'm still buying my coal-powered GM Volt!||2.01 %|
|Global warming was always a hoax, designed to create a "carbon currency" that would give more power to the internationalists.||94.90 %|
|Saturday, January 21, 2012
What do you think of the shut down of Megaupload?
|Seems a little harsh to shut down a company without a trial.||19.24 %|
|Totally justified based on the idea that the top executives were stealing copyrighted material.||1.70 %|
|Copyright enforcement is just an excuse to bring the Internet under the control of the powers-that-be.||76.44 %|
|Anybody named Kim Dotcom deserves to get raided.||2.62 %|
|Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Swiss National Bank chairman Philipp Hildebrand has resigned after it became known that his wife bought US$504,000 in August, just before the Swiss central bank capped the Swiss franc.
|Hildebrand denies knowing about his wife’s trade. Is this feasible?||2.96 %|
|Hildebrand made the trade himself but has now blamed it on his wife.||10.06 %|
|All people in power, and especially central bankers, front-run official decisions.||24.46 %|
|Doesn’t matter. Get rid of modern central banks and let people do what they want.||62.52 %|
|Friday, December 30, 2011
We have pioneered the paradigm of the Internet Reformation. How do YOU feel about it?
|It is a fundamental insight into modern world history.||83.39 %|
|It is an amusing idea, but not so important as you elves seem to think.||9.15 %|
|I'm not sure of the relevance.||4.07 %|
|A load of rubbish!||3.39 %|
|Friday, December 23, 2011
Do you believe politicians have told the entire truth about the Japanese Fukushima nuclear disaster?
|Are you kidding? Most Western pols can't even spell 'Fukushima' much less explain it.||39.75 %|
|Yes, when it comes to bad news, politicians strive to be honest.||1.10 %|
|Maybe, but it is hard to tell because it's a complicated subject ...||2.84 %|
|No, governments are as apt to warn citizens about bad news as they are to reduce their salaries!||56.31 %|
|Wednesday, December 07, 2011
The SEC is planning to "crack down" on brokers. What will be the biggest impact?
|Will brokers try harder to hide what they're doing?||59.05 %|
|Will they go out of business, leaving the industry even more centralized, rigid and clumsy?||37.73 %|
|Will this make brokers more ethical?||0.51 %|
|Will brokers become more competent by applying regulations to their businesses?||2.71 %|
|Thursday, December 01, 2011
Congressman Ron Paul recently wrote a perceptive article called "The Folly of Sanctions."
|Do "sanctions" against other countries affect hostile behavior and prevent war?||1.04 %|
|Or do they aggravate its possibility by making people more angry and desperate?||27.72 %|
|Do they literally starve leaders into submission?||0.26 %|
|Or are great powers better off minding their own business unless they are under imminent threat of attack?||70.98 %|
|Thursday, November 24, 2011
What is the problem with US politics?
|Is it corporate money and the size of government?||28.34 %|
|Is it ignorance of constitutional principles?||25.51 %|
|Is it the parties themselves, the Demopubs and Republidems?||8.50 %|
|Or is it that government simply doesn't work? ...||37.65 %|
|Monday, November 21, 2011
What is gold?
|Is it pretty-looking funny stuff?||1.50 %|
|Is it a "barbarous relic," as Keynes said?||0.90 %|
|Is it historically "money" and venerated for eons?||94.01 %|
|Is it good raw material for a paperweight?||3.59 %|
|Monday, November 14, 2011
CNN just blasted US Republican presidential candidates as economically illiterate. Who's the most savvy among the front runners?
|Rick Perry (Approves of the disintegrating European Union for US trading purposes)||0.58 %|
|Mitt Romney (Invented ObamaCare, though now denies it)||0.72 %|
|Herman Cain (Former Federal Reserve official)||2.46 %|
|Ron Paul (Brilliant Austrian economist who has written top books on the subject)||96.24 %|
|Tuesday, November 08, 2011
Who will win the American presidential re-election?
|Obama - because he is tested and battle-tough!||8.70 %|
|Romney - because he has proven he will carry forth current policies, including Obama-care ...||14.17 %|
|Ron Paul - because he actually believes in the freedoms on which America was based.||62.75 %|
|Cain - because his platform includes giving everyone a free slice of pizza if he wins.||14.37 %|
|Friday, October 28, 2011
Is China an ally of the West or is it merely giving the West "enough rope?"
|Neutral. China's leaders are merely opportunist. Their stance to the West adjusts with circumstances.||55.46 %|
|Yes, China is a good friend of the West. Look how it's bailing out Europe.||2.06 %|
|Maybe. China is the West's biggest trading partner. Of course, the USSR was an ally once and look how that turned out ...||8.55 %|
|No. China is an enemy of the West and will remain so.||33.92 %|
|Saturday, October 22, 2011
There is growing political activity against the Federal Reserve in Washington DC. Will such activity:
|Just rearrange the deck chairs while the American economy continues to drown?||74.83 %|
|Result in significant changes to this unconstitutional US public/private bank?||3.37 %|
|End up with its eventual removal and the reinvigoration of honest money and competitive currency?||14.38 %|
|Result in the creation of a fully "public" central bank at the federal and even state levels?||7.42 %|
|Sunday, October 16, 2011
What is going to happen to the euro and the EU?
|The entire fuss is a "tempest in a teapot" - and the Eurocrats will ensure a "win-win" for everyone concerned: Banks, countries and EU citizens.||5.60 %|
|It is disastrous. Both are foundering and will fail entirely in the near future due to the innate impossibility of the initial concept.||34.40 %|
|It won't be quite that bad. The euro will cause a split in the EU, paring back the countries who use it to the "strong" Northern nations.||16.80 %|
|It will be very bad. The EU and euro will continue to limp along with less and less credibility until both "experiments" die with a whimper.||43.20 %|
|Saturday, October 08, 2011
What do you think of the Occupy Wall Street protests. Are they ...
|A spontaneous event due to hard times?||19.62 %|
|A leftist organized effort supported by Democrats?||22.63 %|
|A false flag event designed to encourage chaos that can help usher in a "New World Order?"||51.74 %|
|The result of a wrong turn that took a group of long-haired youngsters toward Wall Street instead of Greenwich Village?||6.01 %|
|Monday, September 26, 2011
Do you think the EU will survive?
|No. The United States of Europe is another failed experiment in centralized governance||46.71 %|
|Yes. The Eurocrats in Brussels will guide the ship safely forward||5.52 %|
|Probably not. The cultural differences run too deep throughout different regions of Europe||20.42 %|
|If so, it will likely involve the use of force against "rogue states"||27.35 %|
|Sunday, September 18, 2011
Could Ron Paul lead a third-party to win the 2012 US presidential election?
|Yes. Ron Paul has a rapidly growing base of supporters that would follow him to the AFR||30.89 %|
|No. The electorate will simply not support a third-party||19.83 %|
|Maybe. It's likely the only way Paul has a shot at the presidency as the GOP will never elect him||30.32 %|
|One would like to think so, perhaps time will tell?||18.97 %|
|Saturday, September 10, 2011
What do you think about Obama's "American Jobs Act"?
|He is a brilliant leader. America is fortunate to have him||3.14 %|
|Socialism… more Keynesian garbage… what's to say?||32.66 %|
|Misguided. Politicians cannot create jobs, only the marketplace can||28.64 %|
|It's just a campaign sing-a-long that mainstream media will trumpet as good for the "Voters"||35.55 %|
|Wednesday, September 07, 2011
Was it wise for the SNB to peg the Swiss franc to the euro?
|No. It is like committing suicide for the franc||40.21 %|
|Heavens yes. The Swiss must support their European brethren in their struggle to survive||0.71 %|
|Who cares. It wasn't backed by gold and was headed for the fiat-money graveyard anyway||37.01 %|
|Good for gold. Bad for the Swiss pensioners and savers||22.06 %|
|Monday, August 29, 2011
Do you think Ron Paul can win?
|Yes. He can and he should||62.34 %|
|No. The establishment will crush him||32.36 %|
|Maybe. But the first thing he should do if he does… is quit||5.30 %|
|Sunday, August 21, 2011
What is your opinion of mainstream media?
|Just an elite controlled network constantly spewing dominant social themes||54.87 %|
|Unbiased reporting on issues that affect us all||0.75 %|
|It is losing its grip over the minds it wishes to control, thanks to the 'Net Reformation||40.48 %|
|Hey Charlie … Ten minutes to Judge Wapner||3.90 %|
|Friday, August 12, 2011
What effect will the European short seller ban have on the markets?
|Short-term it will help maintain an illusion of strength||11.61 %|
|None long-term. The fiat money banking system is on its last legs||39.10 %|
|It will weaken even more people's overall confidence in the markets because they see it as pure manipulation||43.84 %|
|The money masters have everything under control – time to go long French bank stocks!||5.45 %|
|Saturday, August 06, 2011
What will be the impact of S&P's downgrade of US debt?
|The US dollar will tumble even more quickly and gold goes higher||39.89 %|
|Politicians and Fed officials will heed the warning and act prudently||0.94 %|
|No one really cares what this mainstream mouthpiece has to say||9.43 %|
|Pass the popcorn! This show's about to get a little more crazy!||49.73 %|
|Tuesday, August 02, 2011
Now that the debt ceiling has been raised, should holders of US debt feel safe that America won't default?
|Yes. The wise leaders have led us through the storm||3.04 %|
|No. The US dollar will continue to plummet against gold and silver as America just delayed the inevitable - currency collapse||34.66 %|
|Absolutely not. By raising the debt the US has just agreed to continue defaulting via devaluation||52.69 %|
|Perhaps. Does anyone know if it's possible that there might be snowballs in hell?||9.60 %|
|Friday, July 29, 2011
What will be the outcome of the "debt ceiling" debate?
|Congress will pass it, like they have 70 times before||25.00 %|
|The House will stalemate but Obama will use his executive power to raise it anyway||8.33 %|
|Who cares? The entire dollar-debt system is a giant PONZI scheme and will collapse either way||50.48 %|
|Lots of sore throats, but entitlement lovers and war mongers alike will carry the day||16.19 %|
|Monday, July 25, 2011
What do you think happened on July 20th, 1969 at 20:17:39?
|One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind||35.06 %|
|Academy award performances by all involved, including a renowned, albeit deceased, hollywood director||18.40 %|
|A great lie was told - the bigger the lie, the more people believe it||37.23 %|
|NASA conquered the Van Allen radiation belts; the gold foil worked. Now let's forget about the Vietnam blunder and move on||9.31 %|
|Thursday, July 14, 2011
What do you think of Bernanke's comment that central banks own gold because of "tradition?"
|Ben is a puppet serving masters, it's just Ben-babble||59.57 %|
|Ben really calls the shots and believes what he says||2.14 %|
|Not sure, but "traditionally speaking" gold IS money and the stuff Ben's peddling isn't - so I'll stick with "tradition!"||30.08 %|
|Hopefully Ben breaks "tradition" and lets Americans buy what's left before the Chinese take it||8.20 %|
|Sunday, July 10, 2011
What do you think will happen to the Chinese economy?
|China's Wise Leaders will orchestrate a soft landing and manage inflation - the Chinese Miracle will continue||6.65 %|
|The same thing that happens to all managed central banking economies - the illusion of prosperity will eventually get hammered by reality||79.36 %|
|Americans will pay. Prices will rise. Walmart will become a luxury goods dealer!||13.99 %|
|Sunday, July 03, 2011
What does Obama know about the Constitution?
|Lots. Which is why he and his handlers are good at circumventing it||33.24 %|
|Nothing. Which is why he was tapped to be President||20.37 %|
|A little bit. But he took two oaths… one to obey it and one to ignore it. The latter pays the bills||46.39 %|
|Saturday, June 25, 2011
What is your reaction to Ben Bernanke's PR effort this week?
|The Fed is "in control" with many options in its arsenal||2.93 %|
|The Fed is on its knees and desperately trying to stop the Internet Reformation||23.43 %|
|Buy gold and short the dollar - the gig is up!||44.07 %|
|A little more practice and he could star as Squealer in an upcoming DB adaptation of Orwell's Animal Farm||29.57 %|
|Friday, June 17, 2011
Where should a person store their gold?
|In a hole in the ground||75.19 %|
|In a safety deposit box in a US bank||3.86 %|
|In the vaults of a Swiss private bank||18.73 %|
|Fort Knox||2.22 %|
|Saturday, June 04, 2011
Where should Ratko Mladic be tried in order to get a fair trial?
|In the Hague. He is a vicious murderer and the ICC will deliver justice!||5.43 %|
|Not the ICC. It is an arm of power elite enforcement and a building block in the NWO. "Justice" is not its real raison d'etre.||22.95 %|
|The globalist's should leave the meting out of justice to the local courts where the purported atrocities happened||52.09 %|
|The People's Court - Let Judge Wapner handle it||19.53 %|
|Friday, May 27, 2011
What Will Be the Primary Result of the Current G8 Meetings?
|Agree to Continue to Promote "Democracy" in the Muslim World – With Force if Necessary||27.36 %|
|Make it Appear They Had Actual Involvement in Deciding to Provide Financial Aid for "Arab Spring"||10.79 %|
|Discuss Backdoor Escape Options for Themselves Should the Masses Rise Up in Their Own Backyards||38.92 %|
|Eat Snails and Play Tiddlywinks||22.93 %|
|Monday, May 16, 2011
Who do you believe is behind the Dominique Strauss-Kahn "attack?"
|No one. He is guilty.||47.34 %|
|Nicholas Sarkozy||18.53 %|
|Another French party||3.72 %|
|Gaddafi to move focus off him||3.19 %|
|Saturday, May 07, 2011
Do you think bin Laden died on May 1st?
|Yes. The Navy Seals "tapped" him||14.31 %|
|No. He died of kidney failure years ago||32.72 %|
|No. He is still alive||1.66 %|
|It doesn't matter. He was a Western Intel invention||51.31 %|
|Friday, April 29, 2011
How do you rank Ben Bernanke's "Strong Dollar" speech
|Great! - I own gold||31.25 %|
|Unconvincing - Time to buy gold||15.28 %|
|Convincing - Time to buy Treasury paper||1.56 %|
|A weak and desperate act||51.91 %|
|Sunday, April 10, 2011
How do you like the new Daily Bell website?
|Not so good||3.61 %|
|Very bad||1.09 %|
|Thursday, March 24, 2011
Who should be solving Libya's conflict?
|The Libyan people||80.30 %|
|Western powers led by NATO||6.06 %|
|The United States by themselves||3.03 %|