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Grovelling for Petrodollars

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  W.R. McAfee

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Historically, buying and selling oil was done  in US-dollars through oil exchanges—bourses—in London and New York.

The bankers’ global depression set-up World War II and their own central banks funded all participants as well as America’s industry via confederates such as J.P Morgan and Goldman; the U.S. supplying the war machinery, provisions, and munitions for the allies in return for  payments in gold.

By one count, more than half  of the world’s gold wound up in America after WWII.

Following Bretton Woods, the US dollar—immune to inflation and then referred to as “good as gold”—was printed and exported worldwide to be used to grab war-weary nations by the economic short hairs.  This, some have argued, was the beginning by the bankers to launch world monetary, resource, and economic consolidation.

A few decades later, the world’s vaults were bulging with dollars; the US having sent/spent more dollars abroad than at home.

Today, analysts pretty much agree that outside the US, of the savings, or reserves, of all other countries—in gold and all currencies—that a massive 66% of this total wealth is in US dollars. More

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“As The War Drums Beat”

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The Ugly Truth

Merlin Miller, President–Americana Pictures

Merlin Miller is a West Point graduate, US Army veteran, engineer, writer, filmmaker (www.Americana-Pictures.com) and 2012 Presidential candidate (www.MerlinMiller2012.com)

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I contemplate my recent trip to the Islamic Republic of Iran and ask myself who wants war between America and Iran. I quickly surmise that it is not the American people, nor the Iranian people, but globalists (international bankers and their multinational beneficiaries). They control Israel, the American media and most of our politicians…and by extension our foreign policy.

My journey to this exotic and little understood land began with an invitation to “New Horizon – The First International Independent Filmmakers Festival”. It was a conference and festival held in Tehran from September 2nd through September 7th. Filmmakers and intellectuals from around the world attended. It was one of the most stimulating experiences that I have ever had and an effective bridge between diverse cultures and perspectives – with the purpose of promoting truth, justice, liberty, and peace.

This initiative was undertaken, not by America or other world leaders, but by a country unfairly besieged with sanctions and threats of war. My observations were in stark contrast to the perceptions of most Americans. What I experienced was a devout country with a love of God, family, and nation – and an uncompromising respect for the noblest of human endeavors.

As I write this, a giant, beautiful book, Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, lies next to me. Khayyam’s wonderful poems have survived the test of time and are a testament to the normally peaceful spirit of the Persian people. This treasure was given to me by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Inside its back cover, he inscribed the following for me (transcribed from Farsi): More

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