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About gerold

I have a bit of financial experience having invested in stocks in the 1960s & 70s, commodities in the 80s & commercial real estate in the 90s (I sold in 2005.) I am appalled at our rapidly deteriorating global condition so I've written articles for family, friends & colleagues since 2007; warning them and doing my best to explain what's happening, what we can expect in the future and what you can do to prepare and mitigate the worst of the economic, social, political and nuclear fallout. As a public service in 2010 I decided to create a blog accessible to a larger number of people because I believe that knowledge not shared is wasted.

WHAT THE HELL IS GOING ON? by Jim Quinn

Jim Quinn of The Burning Platform  blog has written an excellent series of articles that provide great insight into the current state of Amerikan affairs and covers economics, politics and the continuing social breakdown. I highly encourage regular readers of … Continue reading

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Complementary Projection Bias

Reading time: 2,060 words, 6 pages, 5 to 8 minutes. Another of our dangerous mental biases is Complementary Projection, a type of Cognitive Bias in which people believe that more people share their beliefs and values than actually do. We … Continue reading

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Trump: the Lesser of Two Evils?

Reading time: 4,029 words, 12 pages, 9 to 16 minutes The good news is Hillary lost. The bad news is Trump won. Now that the hysteria of Trump’s election is beginning to wear off, it’s time to examine the 2016 … Continue reading

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Mr. Earthworm Climbs the Mountain

Reading time: 325 words, 2 pages, 1 to 2 minutes. I read this story many years before the internet and have since searched and been unable to find it so I’ll try to reconstruct it as best as I can. … Continue reading

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WW III Soon

Reading time: 1,784 words, 6 pages, 4 to 7 minutes. I’ll be very surprised if we make it to the end of the year without World War III breaking out. And, even if we’re lucky and make it into 2017, … Continue reading

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Anger Rising

Reading time: 1,174 words, 3 pages, 3 to 5 minutes. The level of anger is rising everywhere and will reach dangerous levels. It’s very noticeable in traffic as well as the ass media. Here are three recent traffic examples. Earlier … Continue reading

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The Germanic-Roman Battle that Saved Western Civilization: Teutoburg Forest – Part 2

Reading time: 4,352 words, 13 page, 10 to 16 minutes. In Part 1 – we examined Prelude to the battle Arminius and his deception Archeological confirmation Incompetent Roman General Varus Ambush and massacre In Part 2 below we examine: The … Continue reading

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