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October 2009

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Will Hummus Cause Economic Armageddon????

October 31, 2009 – Comments (7)

Battles over the origins of hummus have raged across the Middle East for generations, with Israelis and Lebanese arguing over which group can claim rights to the first ever recipe and who makes the precious dip better. Recently, however, the war has reached new heights.  [more]

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Is Israel About To Light Up The World???

October 31, 2009 – Comments (17)

Lebanon's ambassador to the United Nations has warned that Israel is exhibiting signs of an imminent attack on his country, the Lebanese newspaper Al-Hayyat reported on Friday.   [more]

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Zombulaiton Facination

October 31, 2009 – Comments (5)

It is amazing how many more people are Feeling the effects of the Zombulator.....just as we are being told things are improving......   [more]

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What Americans Don't Want To Believe!!!

October 30, 2009 – Comments (8)

Wall Street is shutting America down and  outsourcing most of our jobs.  We are simply overleveraged and Wall Street can no longer make any money lending so the only thing left to do is siphon off what little is left and shut us down.  [more]

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Is American Consuming Itself To Death?

October 30, 2009 – Comments (3)

As many of you know, America is a service/consumer economy.  The vast majority of our production is simply for our own consumption.  As a percentage of GDP, our exports are less than 10%.  [more]

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Is War Closer Than You Think???

October 29, 2009 – Comments (8)

WOW...A Congressman that actually knows the law.....  [more]

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Tick Tock Tick Tock

October 29, 2009 – Comments (7)

Every night President Obama goes to bed he knows that the bankers are cutting Americans off of credit.  The very bankers that are threatening government to bail them out.  The revenues to his country and and income to his people are evaporating AFTER the bankers infected the nation with a debt load that mathematically can't be paid back.  So are the tax receipts....down to the point where critical decisions are being imposed on government.  [more]

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Welcome To Fantasy Island.....

October 29, 2009 – Comments (3)

We are running a $2 Trillion dollar deficit and there is NO GROWTH?????  [more]

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Welcome To Zombulation Nation

October 28, 2009 – Comments (3)

Just like Alstry projected....welfare is becoming the GROWTH industry in America...  [more]

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It Is NOT The End of the World

October 28, 2009 – Comments (14)

Just the end of the world as you know it.  Yes, my friends, the old system is shutting down and preparing for the Alstry Age.  An age of high efficiency vehicles, technology driven learning, low carbon footprint dwellings...and age where technology drives innovation and innovation drives our existence into a more sustainable lifestyle.  [more]

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DURABLE Goods NOT Very Durable

October 28, 2009 – Comments (6)

Durable Goods Orders Up ONLY 1%????  With a $2 TRILLION dollar deficit stimulating?????  [more]

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11.10.9 Are You Ready???

October 27, 2009 – Comments (9)

TO FEEL!!!!!  [more]

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In The End...ONLY JOBS MATTER

October 27, 2009 – Comments (2)

No Job...No Income..No Credit...No Money...You are Zombulated!!!!!!!  need does NOT matter  [more]

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What if WE are the Terrorists?

October 26, 2009 – Comments (16)

Kamranat got me thinking tonight.....just a hypothetical thinking exercise...  [more]

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THE PROTESTS BEGIN!!!!!!

October 26, 2009 – Comments (4)

A number of months back.....Alstrydomous forecasted much of what we are now experiencing including protests and social unrest around America and around the world as a result of the insane policies and effects of Zombullation including bailing out the banks and hosing the citizens.  [more]

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Homebuilder MTH still Gaming Earnings!!!!

October 26, 2009 – Comments (2)

Headline:  [more]

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House For Free and MORE!!!!

October 25, 2009 – Comments (6)

IT'S OFFICIAL:  [more]

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Who is Alstrydomous???

October 25, 2009 – Comments (27)

The person who called the housing collapse....and is still warning that we are not even halfway there yet....and the only reason public homebuilders are still not bankrupt is because most are improperly siphoning funds borrowing from America's pension plans to keep operating at a LOSS.  [more]

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H1N1...EMERGENCY BANK SHUTDOWNS????

October 25, 2009 – Comments (1)

TO:                  All Tennessee State Chartered Banks
SUBJECT:       Closing of Bank Offices - TCA §45-2-603 and §45-2-604
DATE:             August 5, 2009
                               
This bulletin is intended to address specifically the issue of suspending bank office activity in response to possible H1N1 (swine flu) outbreaks and more generally to emergency powers of banks in response to disasters.  Additionally, this bulletin provides certain guidance should a Tennessee state bank close certain offices under the authority of TCA §45-2-603 and §45-2-604 in the discretion of its directorate and management.
  [more]

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BREAKING: NATIONAL EMERGENCY DECLARED!!!!

October 24, 2009 – Comments (5)

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- President Barack Obama declared the H1N1 flu outbreak a national emergency, giving officials the ability to bypass some federal requirements for battling emergencies, the White House said Saturday.   [more]

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11.10.9...Farmers sell wives to pay debts

October 24, 2009 – Comments (4)

It is a scene from times of old, but still the way many farmers operate in rural India, where the harvest often determines feast or famine.  [more]

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A $2 Trillion Dollar Defict

October 22, 2009 – Comments (16)

About $6000 for evey man woman and child in America....and growing.   [more]

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LESS SPENDING....MORE CONTRACTION!!!!

October 22, 2009 – Comments (2)

From Am Ex's release today:  [more]

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LESS SPENDING....MORE CONTRACTION!!!!

October 22, 2009 – Comments (0)

From Am Ex's release today:  [more]

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The Depression Getting WORSE!!!!

October 22, 2009 – Comments (5)

Autos, Airlines, Advertising, Architecture, Building, Construction, Commercial Real Estate....and that is just the ABC's seeing all seeing HUGE double digit revenue and value declines and NOW seeing declines dropping MUCH FURTHER...even after massive cuts.  [more]

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Less Bad SUCKS!!!!

October 22, 2009 – Comments (5)

We have been hearing about revenues declining down, but better than expected for a few years now.  Especially in the homebuilding industry.  Let's take a look at what happens when revenues decline sequentially for a few years....even though the rate of decline inproves each year.  [more]

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11.10.9.....It is now breaking wide open.....

October 21, 2009 – Comments (3)

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Houses Worth LESS THAN ZERO

October 21, 2009 – Comments (7)

Based on applied Zombulation theory....if we continue to lose jobs, slash wages and devalue the dollar causing staple prices to rise....pretty soon people will be paid to live in homes due to the number of vacant residences needing to be maintained and property taxes paid.  [more]

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The Alstry Project

October 20, 2009 – Comments (17)

Alstry was created to simply post the truth...fact after fact....the truth and nothing but the truth.  A counter to the lies, misprepresentations, and crazy presentations of less bad is good and worse is better than expected.  [more]

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It is ONLY ABOUT JOBS

October 20, 2009 – Comments (3)

If few are working....few have an income......and few are spending.....less are paying taxes.....there is no such thing as a jobless recovery in a service economy.....especially when that economy has a lot of leverage and high cost structure.  [more]

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Yes....Sales are Evaporating....

October 20, 2009 – Comments (8)

U.S. housing starts down 28% in past year.....U.S. Sept. housing completions record-low 693,000  [more]

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Tax Goldman 98%

October 19, 2009 – Comments (3)

This is good stuff by Janet Tavakoli on Zero Hedge for those of you Fools that actually like to think...pay attention to the beginning example...it is infecting a lot more of our economy than just mobile homes...you Fools just don't know it yet....and nor does most of the country....just yet.  [more]

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Miss Me???

October 19, 2009 – Comments (10)

When a naiton is infected with over $50 Trillion in debt and was dependent on borrowing money to service that debt....when the bankers raise interest rates and cut off credit....the nation shuts down unless you restructure the debt.   [more]

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ALSTRY'S FINAL BLOG!!!!

October 18, 2009 – Comments (28)

Just like the unemployment rate is under 10% when practically every company, city, county, and state is laying off and few are hiring.  [more]

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Obviously Not Enough...Yet.

October 18, 2009 – Comments (8)

Most Colorado municipalities, including Loveland, rely on sales-tax revenues to build a budget around.  [more]

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When is ENOUGH Fools????

October 17, 2009 – Comments (12)

We have now reached the point where very few are hiring in America.  Practically every Hospital, Police Department, Fire Deparment, and Government Entity across America is contracting and laying off.  This process known as Concentric Contraction not stop until most of America shuts down unless we restructure debt soon.  [more]

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Time Has Run Out

October 17, 2009 – Comments (9)

Following an uptick in the second quarter, investments in U.S. venture-backed companies fell 38% to $5.1 billion from $8.2 billion in the year-ago period. The figure fell 6% from the second-quarter total of $5.4 billion.   [more]

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11.10.9 The End Is Near AND The Arrogance Of Fools

October 17, 2009 – Comments (7)

 Iran to completely drop dollar from foreign exchange  [more]

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Jobs are NOW a LEADING INDICATOR

October 17, 2009 – Comments (6)

When America was a producing economy, job losses were a lagging indicator.  As demand increased, companies would produce more with less for a while until they were forced to hire to keep up with rising demand.    [more]

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11.10.9......WAR

October 16, 2009 – Comments (8)

At this point....without restructuring debt, it seems that War is the likliest way out of our mess.  Basically, with so much toxic debt infecting our economy, and much of the world's economy, and fewer and fewer able to service debt because banks cutting off credit......clearly war is the most logical choice.  [more]

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A POLICY to Bankrupt America

October 16, 2009 – Comments (8)

“I don’t think it’s a bad thing that the bad loans occurred. It was an effort to keep prices from falling too fast. That’s a policy.”
Barney Frank  [more]

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No Small Potatos In Idaho....the grave yard is empty

October 15, 2009 – Comments (5)

Remember, collective Government consumption is about half the GDP in America....and government revenuesa are evaporating.  [more]

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The Street is the BATTLEGROUND...San Juan SHUTDOWN!!!!

October 15, 2009 – Comments (7)

THE PROTESTS BEGIN!!!!!!   [more]

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States of Peril.....

October 15, 2009 – Comments (7)

"This is a very painful plan but we will share the burden... All of us are going to have to sacrifice to save our state," Paterson told a press conference in the state capital Albany that was carried live on NY1 television.  [more]

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Soon You Will Understand Alstry

October 15, 2009 – Comments (6)

When it is the policy of your government to encourage and reward Wall Street for writing bad loans....pretty soon bad loans infect every inch of our economy.  While you are loaning out the money, it is one hell of a party as everyone is spending.  [more]

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FRAUD VS. FORCE....is there a difference???

October 14, 2009 – Comments (6)

Is there a really a material difference between Venezuela forcibly taking assets or Wall Street fraudently taking your retirement money????  [more]

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The Ultimate What If???

October 14, 2009 – Comments (6)

What if our economy is actually bankrupt and our market is basically a corrupt Ponzi Scheme of borrowing/taking from the taxpayers retirement/pension accounts to fund Wall Street/Washington???  [more]

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All Fools Should Prepare for 50% Paycut/Income Loss

October 14, 2009 – Comments (9)

Still on the Job, but at Half the Pay  [more]

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Health Care SLASHING NATIONALLY!!!!!

October 14, 2009 – Comments (6)

We saw Health Care slashing in North Carolina and Iowa....now we are seeing it practically everywhere...  [more]

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At What Point Is It Treason???

October 14, 2009 – Comments (6)

When your government is no longer representing the interests of the American people....but the interests of a few bankers......????  [more]

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11.10.9....The Bankruptcy Phase Of Concentric Contraction

October 14, 2009 – Comments (2)

From Zero Hedge:  [more]

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11.10.9...It is all a Fraud Fools...

October 14, 2009 – Comments (4)

One of the biggest, most high-profile deals of the commercial real-estate boom is in danger of imminent default, signaling the beginning of what is expected to be a wave of commercial-property failures.  [more]

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11.10.9...Now you FEEL why 50% unemployment.....no end in sight.

October 13, 2009 – Comments (11)

RALEIGH, N.C. -

The Department of Health and Human Services as well as the state's service providers will likely lose thousands of jobs in the coming months.  [more]

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Printing/Borrowing.....vs......Printing/Monetization

October 13, 2009 – Comments (10)

When the term printing money is uses in finance.....often it refers to printing by borrowing.  Since America was founded, America has always maintained integrity with it currency.  A nation borrowing to raise money is acceptable because it creates a legal obligation to pay it back.  As such, there is a consequence and cost to the borrowing.  [more]

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Alstry was Wrong and Would Like to Appologize

October 13, 2009 – Comments (16)

I have to admit, after further reflection I was wrong in my assessment of where I think the economy is going....based on further review I would like to make some updates which will subject to change going forward:  [more]

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Unemployment 25%....McKinsey Adopts Alstrynomics

October 12, 2009 – Comments (12)

It takes a while for McKinsey Fools to catch Alstrynomics....at least they are getting closer.   [more]

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SECURITY UPDATE: Are We On The Brink Of WW3????

October 12, 2009 – Comments (27)

The Bankers have cut off credit to the American citizens AFTER the American citizens bailed out the bankers and gave them billions in bonuses.  [more]

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11.10.9....We May NEVER Look The Same

October 12, 2009 – Comments (10)

ALSTRYNOMICS REALITY:  [more]

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11.10.9....Universities and Hospitals Shutting Down

October 12, 2009 – Comments (4)

The Austintown ER and Austintown HealthCare Center are closing and its patients and services are being transferred to facilities operated by Forum Health Inc., the company announced late Sunday.

Employees of the Conti Corp. learned Friday their services would no longer be needed. The closing results from the retirement of owner Jim Conti, who developed Ohio’s first free-standing, independent emergency room and outpatient surgery center in 1986.
  [more]

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$1000 per Gallon Gas or 1000 Dow????

October 12, 2009 – Comments (6)

A Finance Ministry official says Kuwait does not want any delays to implementing a unified Gulf currency plan.

The official Kuwait News Agency on Monday quoted Finance Ministry Undersecretary Khalifa Hamada as saying Kuwait supports issuing the new currency "on schedule."  [more]

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Time To DOUBLE Taxes??

October 12, 2009 – Comments (9)

As we now KNOW....tax receipts to government is evaporating.  And government spending and consumption is 50% of GDP.....without government spending, we have a very small GDP.  You know Medicaid, Social Security, Defense, Food Stamps, Unemployment and general spend drives our economy.  [more]

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11.10.9....You Will Feel

October 11, 2009 – Comments (3)

By 9.09 you knew MOAP....America was broke and our economy was basically being run as one BIG ponzi scheme of simply counterfeiting currency to keep functioning.  [more]

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Barney Bin Laden Joins Benny Bin Laden

October 11, 2009 – Comments (10)

Did Barney just admit that he was an Economic Terrorist to the American people.....  [more]

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MOAP GOING VIRAL!!!!!! now you really FEEL!!!!!

October 11, 2009 – Comments (9)

STUPID STUPID FOOLS.....at least some of you.  Have you purchased your Vasoline yet.....you better hurry....chapped lips can be painful when your mouth is close to the floor.  [more]

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Alstrynomics Final Summation

October 11, 2009 – Comments (6)

It is now certain that credit is being cut off to mainstreet yet flowing to Wall Street banks in unlimiated quantities and for practically free.  [more]

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WAR OR DEPRESSION...just two choices left!!!!!!

October 10, 2009 – Comments (12)

WE ARE NOW CUTTING OFF CREDIT TO CITIZENS..at the fastest rate in history  [more]

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A Final Call For Calm.....Leaders calling Unemployed Terrorists!!!!!!!

October 10, 2009 – Comments (12)

BREAKING....BREAKING......BREAKING........BREAKING........BREAKING........   [more]

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Alstry Really Signing Off For a While

October 09, 2009 – Comments (36)

Things have now become clear to me...  [more]

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How long will we be in the waiting room?

October 09, 2009 – Comments (1)

So now we know that there is no chance of a recovery due to credit evaporating as we are a credit dependent economy.  We also know police departments are being weaponized military crowd control devices and mutant ninja turtle outfits.  The question is why?  Maybe because our politicians are concerned what may happen when the people find out what is really happening to the economy of America due to the Fed's Zombulation policies????  When you got 10,000 people applying for 90 jobs...people can get a bit frustrated.  Heck, look how mad the masses get with just discussing health care "reform."  [more]

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Are Fools Ready to Fight For Freedom

October 09, 2009 – Comments (5)

Having established that there is no chance of a recovery due to the Fed's banking system cutting off credit to our economy......are you ready to deal with the fallout of massive distress in America.  [more]

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No Chance For A Recovery

October 09, 2009 – Comments (9)

(MarketWatch) -- U.S. banks are reducing their lending at the fastest rate on record, tightening the credit squeeze and threatening to leave many otherwise viable businesses unable to borrow money to expand their businesses, meet their payroll or refinance their maturing debts.   [more]

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Is Alstry Motley Fool's Fool

October 08, 2009 – Comments (14)

To give you a different perspective than my own and somewhat of an institutional insider's view..... I spent some time with a Mutual Fund manager who manages a Growth Fund of a major well known brand.  His perspective on the world is very different than mine and I thought I would summarize simply to give an altnernative view.  He is fairly optimistic about the current Fed policies and is focusing on Large International Companies with strong brand names and solid growth prospects....companies like Phillip Morris.  He thinks the worst is behind us and although we may see some bumps.....things look generally favorable to him for the future.  [more]

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When Fools Don't Know by 9.09....They Will FEEL!!!!!!

October 08, 2009 – Comments (7)

When you see that trading is done, not by consent, but by compulsion — when you see that in order to produce, you need to obtain permission from men who produce nothing — when you see money flowing to those who deal, not in goods, but in favors — when you see that men get richer by graft and pull than by work, and your laws don’t protect you against them, but protect them against you — when you see corruption being rewarded and honesty becoming a self-sacrifice — you may know that your society is doomed.  [more]

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Alstrynomics NEW Stimulous Plan!!!!!!!

October 08, 2009 – Comments (3)

Pay Everyone That Loses Their Job and Every Homeless Person $1,000,000 and then tax them on it as ordinary income.  Yes, it would increase the deficit somewhat....but we just gave the bankers Trillions in Free Money and none of that is coming back into the economy.  [more]

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STUPID FOOLS.....Bread Lines or Free Money.....It is the same thing!!!!!!

October 07, 2009 – Comments (6)

In my previous blog....I linked to an article about people in Detroit standing in line waiting for "Free Money."  [more]

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UNFORTUNATELY.....HERE IT COMES!!!!!!

October 07, 2009 – Comments (11)

When you drain a nation of its money.......the society begins to get agitated as more and more have to beg for money.  [more]

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NO $$$$ TO WIPE KIDS BACKSIDE!!!!!

October 07, 2009 – Comments (4)

THIS IS A$$ BACKWARDS....DON'T YOU THINK???????????????????  [more]

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Choo Choo...Train Leaving For Detroit.....

October 07, 2009 – Comments (3)

As bankers collect their billions in bonuses you gave them before you get on the train....  [more]

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Will America Become Detroit??????

October 07, 2009 – Comments (11)

Under the current Zombulation Policy, much of America may become just like Detroit....but this time America may not have America to help it out like Detroit.  [more]

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The Fools Just Don't Get Zombulation

October 07, 2009 – Comments (29)

Alstry started the Institute of Alstrynomics....it is where Zombulation was discovered and the effect of Concentric Contraction.  In practical application, Zombulation to our economy is not much different than Pancreatic Cancer is to our biology.  [more]

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MOAP HAS ARRIVED!!!!!....just a few days late

October 06, 2009 – Comments (13)

The United Nations called on Tuesday for a new global reserve currency to end dollar supremacy which has allowed the United States the "privilege" of building a huge trade deficit.

"Important progress in managing imbalances can be made by reducing the reserve currency country?s 'privilege' to run external deficits in order to provide international liquidity," UN undersecretary-general for economic and social affairs, Sha Zukang, said.  [more]

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Some Days Alstry Just Has to Laugh

October 06, 2009 – Comments (15)

The situation is pretty simple....America has survived on leveraging up the consumer to buy buy buy.... and now that the banks have cut off credit...our economy and economies around the world are crashing.  [more]

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As the LIE continues....Soon ALL REVENUES WILL EVAPORATE!!!!!!!

October 05, 2009 – Comments (9)

The Treasury Department and the Federal Reserve lied to the American public last fall when they said that the first nine banks to receive government bailout funds were healthy, a government watchdog states in a new report released today.  [more]

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What if it were ALL ONE BIG LIE!!!

October 05, 2009 – Comments (35)

Our Gardner Bros. buddies, being English majors and all, really have little background in analyzing fraud............do they have what it takes to analyze fraud....a systematic fraud??????  [more]

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Are you ready to RUMBLE????

October 04, 2009 – Comments (14)

You now KNOW America and much of the world is BROKE or going broke...even the EXPERTS see it clearly:  [more]

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The Death of the Life of America???

October 04, 2009 – Comments (9)

Time Magazine has a great article documenting the demise of Detroit titled:   [more]

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What Is America Preparing For??????

October 03, 2009 – Comments (16)

With the help of Homeland Security grants, police departments nationwide looking to subdue unruly crowds and political protesters are purchasing a high-tech device originally used by the military to repelbattlefield insurgents and Somali pirates with piercing noise capable of damaging hearing.  [more]

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Will The Dollar Collapse and What Happens???

October 03, 2009 – Comments (5)

Office Sales in Manhatten DOWN 90%  [more]

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The Hole Gets Deeper

October 03, 2009 – Comments (0)

 MONTGOMERY -- Alabama's fiscal year ended on a gloomy note this week with the two state budgets collecting nearly a billion dollars less than the previous fiscal year.   [more]

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