2015: Coming for Your Funds: Supremes “Justify Seizure of Pension Funds to PROTECT Pensioners”

This article was originally published by Paul Joseph Watson at Infowars.com. Editor’s Note: Incredibly, and in direct defiance of any sane logic, a recent Supreme Court decision has justified “government seizure of private pension funds to protect pensioners,” according to famed economist Martin Armstrong. This unsettling decision puts 401ks and plenty of other funds in the crosshairs. How that can be considered consumer protection, or government shepherding is unclear, if not unfathomable. Nonetheless, the rationale is in place – so beware. It has long since been legalized for Wall Street equity firms to gamble away pensions – including public pensions for states like California – through derivatives, while it has long since been legalized for the Federal Reserve to literally grow paper on trees, hand out free candy to sugar addicts and make money (for those at the top) so cheap its practically free – all driving down the […] Read More

Cash on Lockdown: Bankers “Want Badly to Charge YOU Interest for Depositing YOUR Funds”

Cash is quickly becoming a liability. SHTF has been closely following the recent calls from Wall Street to ban cash and implement a system that would force everyone to operate on the grid, even as interest rates have hit negative and customers are actually charged for keeping money in the bank. For most observers, negative interest rates signals a bizarre and unsustainable economic landscape, but for those calling the shots, the negative rates are a necessary by-products of capital injections by the Federal Reserve over the course of its quantitative easing operations. The biggest problem with these negative rates – besides the fact that they defy logic and send the wrong signals to investors – is that there is every reason to withdraw cash and stash it, rather than be charged to keep deposits in the bank. But that’s exactly what the system wants to FORCE you to do. […] Read More