UPDATE 10/6/08 OPEN WIDE THE JAWS and 9/29/08 WHAT REALLY HAPPENED TODAY by Michael C. Ruppert

Mike Ruppert claims to be is in danger for coming out of retirement to speak out about events, despite his tacit agreement to remain silent. Please tell people about him and his work. ~PFN

UPDATE OCTOBER 6, 2008 -- OPEN WIDE THE JAWS -Monday, October 6, 2008 - 7:58 PM
from http://www.mikeruppert.blogspot.com/
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WHAT REALLY HAPPENED TODAY Tuesday, September 29, 2008, 7 P.M.
http://www.fromthewilderness.com/whatreallyhappenedtoday2008.shtml

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UPDATE -- OPEN WIDE THE JAWS -Monday, October 6, 2008 - 7:58 PM

The Republicans are throwing the election to the Democrats like it was a flaming bobcat on meth. I shudder to contemplate what might be left of the economy by January. I repeat that this is all good. It is leaving functioning infrastructure intact. But the speed with this is unraveling has made me worry about the possibility of civil unrest before the election. I do not think it likely, but it is remotely possible. Civil unrest before the election -- if serious enough --might give Bush the pretext to go CoG. CoG means continuity of government and the suspension of virtually every right we thought we had. Simple mathematics argues against this likelihood however. There are nowhere near enough troops inside the country to impose martial law. The military is stretched beyond belief and the combat veterans are worn out from multiple deployments and Stop Gap. The soldiers and Marines are not in a good mood. They want to go home to take care of their families. Martial law won't fly; not with 270 million firearms in private hands. Hell, probably two thirds of all law enforcement personnel in the country have just seen their pensions cut in half or worse.

I think about the martial law possibility about the same way that I have always viewed the likelihood of a U.S. attack on Iran. It isn't going to happen. And just as with a U.S. attack on Iran, the consequences could possibly be world-ending. So if civil unrest really does occur, then stand back and get out of the way because it might not be predictable or controllable. Chaos is a great way to escape from a crowded murder scene. Start a ballroom brawl so that the sheriff is too distracted to round up a posse.

What did we see today? Exactly what I anticipated. The global markets are melting down and we need to wait just a short time before the tsunami travels all the way around the world and lands back here again. There is so much great history if one studies the Great Depression. That map seems to be working here, except faster and with harder hitting shocks. Ain't progress grand?

CITIGROUP

A very short clock is totally on the side of Wells Fargo. The value of Wachovia evaporates every day as depositors close accounts in panic. Citigroup is hoping to avert its death by getting its hands on those deposits. When minutes matter, both sides have agreed to suspend litigation until Wednesday; litigation which had Citi lawyers banging at a Conncct judge's front door on a weekend. Now let me see: Wells Fargo is a California company; Citigroup is New York and Wachovia is in North Carolina. Does that sound like a Supreme Court case to you?

If this litigates, both Wachovia and Citigroup are doomed. Wachovia becomes worthless and Citigroup implodes. I have written much about Citigroup and its alliances and history. It's on the web site. For this and all discussions I will assume that you, the reader, have read Crossing the Rubicon, much of the FTW site, and seen my videos "Truth and Lies of 9-11", "Denial Stops Here", and "The Paradigm is the Enemy". If you haven't, you should. Not only will that answer almost all of the questions I see appearing on this blog. It will give you answers to questions you haven't even asked yet. Rubicon is moving back up the Amazon best-seller list. Consider that Amazon ranks well over 400,000 books we're doing great. "Rubicon" has been at or near the #1 spot in Public Affairs/Administration all year.

http://www.reuters.com/article/newsOne/idUSTRE49546820081006?sp=true

Post Script

Now that the crisis has taken a global hold I suspect that we will see George Soros moving in the currency markets. How is anybody's guess and I won't have time to follow it. I have a great books that's almost finished.

For God's sake buy gold! Do it now.

All of this has been planned for years.. I warned you it was coming. What I want now is for all of you to read the same map I am reading --the one that I and the people at FTW made -- and to move it forward together. No one is as smart as all of us. Not even Rice Farmer. --;-)

-- MCR

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WHAT REALLY HAPPENED TODAY - Tuesday, September 29, 2008, 7 P.M.

For years I have told you exactly what was going to happen and it has. Today's economic meltdown, with the Dow dropping 777 points and $1.2 trillion in equity lost is no exception. In our second FTW Economic Alert back in 2002 I predicted a market crash that saw $1 trillion in shareholder equity lost in the following three months -- $1.2 trillion was destroyed just today. That and much more.

In FTW's fourth and last Economic Alert (http://www.fromthewilderness.com/free/ww3/061406_abyss_awaits.shtml) -- just 11 days before our offices were burglarized on June 25, 2006 -- I specifically warned that this day (metaphorically speaking) would come. What prompted that alert was an unprecedented move by President George W. Bush to give the National Director of Intelligence, John Negroponte, the authority to exempt "certain" Wall Street firms and banking giants from reporting their financial records to the Securities and Exchange Commission. It was this move which permitted everything that has happened over the last month. That move allowed smaller banks and investors to continue buying pigs (without lipstick) in a poke while average Americans were led to believe that everything was OK. If you don't believe me, go read the Economic Alert for yourself. It's all right there -- everything.

And if you had followed every piece of advice I gave in that warning -- two years ago -- today's events would have made you money. They would have strengthened your family. They would have made you immune to the panic that today touched American public consciousness.

Gold is likely to explode in price in short order. $2,000 an ounce is possible within six months.

Since 2003 I have told my readers that the destruction of the U.S. economy was planned, essential and a foregone conclusion. It has to do with Peak Oil. There is no economy without energy. The world is running out of oil faster than almost anyone had predicted. Even previously optimistic opponents of Peak Oil have acknowledged that global decline is now between 5.8% and 9% per year. That means that if the world produces 85 million barrels per day this year, it will possibly produce less than 80 Mbpd next year. Demand destruction is conserving a resource for which there is no replacement and this is what has always been intended. An $8 drop in price today has done nothing to reignite demand. The United States, with 5% of the world's population using a quarter of the world's oil, was/is the ONLY point of demand destruction available that will save human industrialized civilization. I have said that consistently for many years. I told you that the real Powers That Be had gotten or would get their money out and safe before they crashed everything. They did... It was your money. It was our money.

Those who read FTW for years know that time after time, and year after year my predictions have been proven correct. The United States economy is being deliberately destroyed. The fact that it was Republican House members who blocked the bailout today confirms that they are helping the Bush Administration complete its last mission before leaving office: the complete destruction of the American economy and the financial crippling of the American people. I believe the intent is, and has been, to leave a newcomer African-American president with an economy on life support which will expire early in his watch. Every Obama campaign ad that now promises to "turn the economy around" only tightens the noose around his neck. The subconscious "Jerome Corsi" message is, "Blame the backs" next year when you get it that the Great Depression was a picnic compared to what is coming.

This is now the fast crash scenario. It is further complicated by two things.

First; today's failure coincidentally occurred at the beginning of Rash Hashana. I am not suggesting that Jewish members of congress had any part of this. It would not be, however, the first time that great crimes have been committed and subsequently blamed on Jews. The subconscious "Jerome Corsi" message is "Blame the Jews". Congress will now not reconvene until Thursday, October 7. Seeing the meltdown and collapse of the U.S. financial system, and the failure of the U.S. government, a two-day congressional stand down will give other nations time to realign and adjust their finances before it is possible to see another House vote. In my opinion foreign economies will be energetically disengaging from the U.S. economy and the dollar in tranches as big as possible without totally destroying the value of their holdings. During that time, with the markets open, giants like Citigroup (not the only one) will be exposed. They have been counting on the bailout. Citigroup may survive but others will not. The ones who do survive will ultimately be corporations that have been in on this plan. Goldman Sachs will most certainly survive. Berkshire Hathaway will undoubtedly survive.

Just a few days ago China ordered its banks to stop lending to U.S. banks.

Second; Venezuela, North Korea, Russia, rebels in Nigeria, and pirates off Somalia are becoming increasingly more aggressive. They do this not with the intent of physically attacking the United States itself, but with breaking its credibility and economic back. The U.S. has been humiliated in Georgia and North Korea is firing up its nuclear plants again. I have predicted this for years also and it is totally understandable given the belligerent, hostile and bullying foreign policy of the United States over the last eight years. I predict that on the geopolitical scene we are going to see (or not) some very serious realignments beginning over the next two weeks. They will be irreversible. The world is fragmenting along purely geographical lines. Yes, I predicted that too.

I AM IN PERSONAL DANGER NOW

But it doesn't matter. I have broken an unspoken deal with the government to remain retired and not speak out. The legal harassments against me continue and I have just now crossed my own Rubicon. I am now preparing for physical attacks in the hopes that they do not occur. You who know how right I have been can help protect me by speaking my name in public, by writing to media outlets, to Congress and telling them about "Crossing the Rubicon" and our incredible record at FTW. Given that we predicted all of this, is it not reasonable to expect that someone might look to us and our work for solutions? Isn't it reasonable to point others to the map we made? Isn't that the right thing to do?

Given that everything I have predicted is coming true; given that we are witnessing the planned destruction of the U.S. economy; given that it was Republican members of congress who delayed the bailout bill... is it still so impossible to believe that Dick Cheney orchestrated and executed 9-11? They have almost handed off the carcass and evidence to a doomed Obama presidency. Oh yes, he'll win in a landslide... while the Bushes and their "base" will be laughing all the way to the bank.

Please help protect me. Speak my name. Please help others. Point them to "Rubicon" and the FTW archives and teach them the map so they can find their own paths through this.

It is a good day to die.

Michael C. Ruppert

"Fascism ought more properly be called corporatism because it is the perfect merger of power between the corporation and the state." -- Benito Mussolini

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Wish you were wrong...

I wish you were wrong, but I wish I was wrong too...we'll see how this plays out. I thank you for speaking out so clearly and so early, Sir! Stay safe. Bush Co. will have to watch their backs as the nation melts down and pisses off just about everyone (including W's personal fan club). I'm glad I'm a pacifist- perhaps Karma will take care of it all.

Over the top . . .

Yes its good, but . . .

-- And if you had followed every piece of advice I gave in that warning -- two years ago -- today's events would have made you money.

-- What did we see today? Exactly what I anticipated.

-- For this and all discussions I will assume that you, the reader, have read Crossing the Rubicon, much of the FTW site, and seen my videos "Truth and Lies of 9-11", "Denial Stops Here", and "The Paradigm is the Enemy". If you haven't, you should. Not only will that answer almost all of the questions I see appearing on this blog. It will give you answers to questions you haven't even asked yet.

-- For years I have told you exactly what was going to happen and it has.

-- just 11 days before our offices were burglarized on June 25, 2006 -- I specifically warned that this day

-- And if you had followed every piece of advice I gave in that warning -- two years ago -- today's events would have made you money.

-- I have predicted this for years also

-- I AM IN PERSONAL DANGER NOW But it doesn't matter. I have broken an unspoken deal with the government to remain retired and not speak out.

-- You who know how right I have been can help protect me by speaking my name in public, by writing to media outlets, to Congress and telling them about "Crossing the Rubicon" and our incredible record at FTW.

-- Given that everything I have predicted is coming true

...Perhaps

I agree, he certainly sounds more paranoid and emphatic than usual...but not without, perhaps, good reason? I am praying for his safety...and the safety of all 911Truthers...

HIS POST FROM A FEW DAYS EARLIER WAS NORMAL

http://www.mikeruppert.blogspot.com/

Friday, October 03, 2008
THE BAILOUT

Well, I think the verdict on the bailout is in. Everyone seems to know it's going to fail already. The Dow fell like a brick after it passed. That gives credence to what I was saying that the Repubs intend to step on this economy like a cockroach. This bill was a steamroller on rocket fuel. Many Dems went along. P olitics didn't allow many members not to vote yes. The rock and the hard places.

Are you watching Citigroup? Today it was announced that Wells Fargoway outbid Citigroup to buy Wachovia. Citigroup thought they had it in the bag. Citigroup is saying they had a deal. Citigroup needs Wachovia's deposits desperately. It's up in the air, but my money is on -- and in -- Wells Fargo which almost totally avoided the real estate market all along. Boy were they smart.

Now California is ready to collapse.

And who was Ahnold's big financial guru? Warren Buffett.

Who is a major stockholder in Wells Fargo? Warren Buffet.

Who bought heavily into a bailed-out AIG? Warren Buffet.

Who bought out Constellation Energy? Warren Buffet.

The big guys are starting to show their cards. That means this is it.

Now I am interested in what Jackson Stephens and Alltel are doing but that would be much harder to see. Even harder to see into Carlyle or Blackstone.

A few days ago I asked if the rest of the world would go quietly down while the US partied on.

Today I ask if 49 states would go down while America's largest and most consumptive economy; the "Hollywood" image of consumption, thrived. California may fail within a month, bringing unforseeable consequences. I just watched my old Congressman Brad Sherman raise the obviuous question. "We just spent all our money on this bailout. So what's California going to do?" Then he essentially said that California is out of luck. Sherman is an accountant and financial expert who was one of FTW's many congressional subscribers.

So, why am I in California?

I am home.

This is coming to pass for all of us in short order. I'm glad to be in a place I know, with people I know, now that it's here. I can function here. -- Jenna and I used to talk about an old 1960s movie with Gregory Peck and Ava Gardner called "On the Beach". Great movie. Don't get the newer one with Armand Assante. It sucks.

The sooner all this happens, the sooner we can start fixing things. Let the old paradigm acknowledge and achieve its death quickly. A new paradigm is being born. We are already in the new era.