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U.S. Austerity Necessary to Prevent Hyperinflation

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(This is a copy of an email I received today from NIA.  Of note: there are currently 40+ unoccupied homes for every “homeless” person in America.  NIA helps explain why…)
Tue, July 6, 2010 2:15:51 PM
U.S. Austerity Necessary to Prevent Hyperinflation

U.S. Austerity Necessary to Prevent Hyperinflation
In NIA’s latest economic documentary ‘Meltup’, we said that the simple act of the U.S. government eliminating its $7.25 per hour minimum wage and implementing a new $7.25 per hour maximum wage for government employees, would go a long way in helping rebalance America’s unstable economy. NIA is very pleased that California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger appears to have watched Meltup. Schwarzenegger last week announced plans to cut pay for over 200,000 state employees down to the minimum wage of $7.25 per hour due to a budget impasse.
Although most expect these salaries to rise back up after California passes a new budget, NIA believes the only way California will be able to survive without a bailout from the Federal Government, is if these wage cuts are made permanent. In fact, if the U.S. government wants to have any hope of preventing and/or delaying hyperinflation from occurring by the year 2015, we believe the Federal Government will need to implement similar wage cuts on a nationwide basis within the next 24 to 36 months.
Both the U.S. dollar and Euro experienced a decline in their share of the world’s foreign-exchange reserves during the first quarter of 2010. Meanwhile, central banks reported a 19% increase in the “other currencies” category, which includes currencies like the Canadian dollar and Australian dollar. While many European countries are now making the right choice of implementing tough austerity cuts to counteract weakening demand for Euros, there have been no calls for major austerity cuts in the United States. Before long, NIA expects short-term confidence in the Euro to be restored, which could turn the U.S. dollar short-term bounce into a huge crash, exactly like NIA predicted in its top 10 predictions for 2010.
The U.S. is currently in a death spiral of accelerating national debt growth, endless deficits, and soon to be skyrocketing interest rates and massive price inflation. Beginning in late-2010/early-2011 as confidence is restored in the Euro and the spotlight is put on the U.S. debt crisis, NIA expects to see a dramatic rush out of the U.S. dollar that will accelerate going into 2012. A select group of educated Americans who reach the exit door first will become the wealthiest Americans of the future, while the rest of the country sees the purchasing powerof their savings disappear.
Despite what the U.S. government would have you believe, deflation is a good thing. Our country was able to survive the Great Depression of the 1930s because we were lucky enough to have across the board price deflation. Shockingly, even back then the U.S. government took unprecedented measures in order to battle some areas of price deflation, which NIA believes prolonged the Great Depression.
During the Great Depression, the U.S. was faced with overproduction of agricultural commodities due to technological advances made during the Roaring Twenties. The one problem no American should have had at that time was finding food to eat. However, rather than let Americans eat cheap food, our government compounded problems by enacting the Agricultural Adjustment Act, which paid farmers to destroy their crops in an attempt to artificially raise agriculture prices. This led to millions of Americans overpaying for food and nearly starving to death.
The one problem no American should have today is finding shelter. The agriculture overproduction during the early years of the Great Depression pales in comparison to the overproduction of new homes the U.S. experienced this past decade. Rather than let Americans enjoy affordable housing, the U.S. government once again implemented wasteful policies such as the $8,000 home buyer tax credit in an attempt to artificially prop housing prices up. There are now hundreds of thousands of Americans who are “squatting” in homes, by occupying homes they neither own, rent or have permission to use.
Deflation is good for all Americans because it increases the purchasing power of their U.S. dollars. There were no good reasons for Americans to have gone without food during the Great Depression and to be squatting in homes today. These problems were created as a direct result of the government’s interference in the free market, as part of their ill-conceived war against deflation. If the government simply got out of the way, food would have been affordable for all Americans during the Great Depression and housing would be affordable for all Americans today.
NIA believes it is important for the government to also get out of the way when it comes to wage controls. NIA frequently tells young people that the best way to start a successful career in the U.S. is not by getting deeply into debt to attend college, but by immediately entering the workforce and gaining first hand knowledge and experience. Without a minimum wage, a recent high school graduate who wants to start a career in the oil drilling industry, could write letters to the CEOs of oil drilling companies offering his/her services for just $5 per hour. Under current labor laws, this would be illegal, even though the high school graduate would be receiving an education that is far superior to what he/she would receive in college.
NIA’s biggest fear is that the U.S. government will implement price controls during hyperinflation, by ordering stores to sell goods at government mandated prices. A couple months ago while NIA was producing Meltup, an event took place just outside of a major U.S. city that demonstrates just how devastating price controls will be on the lives of all Americans during hyperinflation. This story was largely ignored by the mainstream media, but NIA is currently producing a video that will expose the significance of what took place inside of our very own country. We will be releasing this shocking video later this month.
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Written by Ilana

July 7, 2010 at 8:06 pm

The Beginning of the End, or the End of our Beginning?

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The Beginning of the End, or the End of our Beginning?

Gerald O’Donnell

June 25, 2010.

I just returned a month ago from a seven weeks trip to the Middle East, mainly in Jerusalem where I volunteered to anchor some very High energies inside of the Earth Mother’s “navel” energy portal which keeps Her connecting directly to the Highest levels of the One.

A female individual was also involved and did greatly assist in this process.

The operation was quite arduous, highly complex and involved, and quite risky.

I am happy to say that it was in great parts a success. I may share more about it in a future communication.

I am still resting for a while, needing to rebuild and consolidate.

I have written for over 10 years about our misguided choice in choosing dark gold oil energy as our prime energy source. All I can do is warn and hope for a shift.

I have great news to share: a new birthing is on its way, and as with any birth and the end of pregnancy, the process is altogether quite painful and difficult, often laden with anxiety, but Divinely Glorious at the same time.

Take some deep breaths and try to relax, as you are parts of the new baby, men and women alike.

A new world, a new Creation, is in the birth canal of the Divine Mother, seeded and blessed by the Holy Father, and we are ALL involved, knowingly and willingly so, or unknowingly, in this process. Soon we will emerge out of this arduous journey inside this dark tunnel.

If you live in FL or any of the Southern coastal US states, it may be a very good idea to seriously consider relocating for a couple of years. You will know when and if it is safe to return, if such is your desire.

You should have about a year, to maybe a year and a half, at the most, before things might really get harsh.

Much devastation to nature’s bounty and the economical stability of our planet is likely to unfold.

Soon, all this dark toxic oil being released near the mouth of the Gulf stream will be sucked into it, and start spreading its tentacles of death world-wide. Large populations will commensurately begin to choke on polluted volatile and potentially flammable gases and find themselves de-energized due to greatly reduced levels of our primary source of life: oxygen, as large amounts of methane gas escaping from the crust fissure circulate in the ocean choking the oxygen levels, and much oxygen-producing phytoplankton and algae dies causing vast oceanic areas to likely turn into gigantic dead zones void of life. Our oceans produce between 71 to 80 percent of all oxygen on earth. They are literally our life-source. Our food chain will thence also be drastically affected and reduced.

Do not think for a moment that what has and is being done to Mother Nature will not affect us all in return.

As She gets drained of life energy, so are we, and so shall we. We are but One with Her.

As She gets fractured and broken, so shall we.

What within, so without. What without, so within, for all is One’s expression.

If you feel lacking life energy and deeply tensed lately, you are not having somatic problems. Rather, this is the reason why.

The amount of damage this oil leak will cause, will be inversely proportionate to our ability to rise to the occasion and challenge.  How soon or how late we will see the rise of hope and solace will depend on the intensity with which we will engage, as one international human family, in the global consciousness quantum shift required and the degree of sincere great desire to change forever our unhealthy current living habits.

We will need to get off our deeply imbedded suicidal addictions to dark oil and raw greed, once and for all, and fast so.

No one will remain safe nor privileged anymore, unless he/she asks for Divine intervention and inner purification, not only within separative human tinted spiritual structures, but especially inside of  his/hers purest center of heart, where the un-named original Light Source resides.

No one will remain safe, nor privileged, unless one shows, UNCONDITIONALLY so, to any living thing across, a level of great love, concern, and desire to share in whatever bounty the Great Mother and Her Beloved: the Divine Father, are still willing to gift to their human children.

None will remain within ivory towers of elitist lifestyles based on economical, geographical, or belief systems status, whilst turning an egoistic blind eye to the surrounding oceans of refuse, misery, pain, poisonous substances and waste they have either caused or allowed to spread.

These towering structures will either decide, on their own, to transmute or crumble down, as mankind opens its heart, or they will be made to do so – Divinely so.

The fractures opened inside the deep inner crust of the earth and leaking now, will, most likely, only close themselves when the fractures we have caused within our human family and towards our living Upper Divine Mother: Mother Nature Herself, are sealed and patched by a common human decision to fundamentally change our approach to life and show respect and real care towards our common Creator and His/Her Creation.

This is where the fundamental difference lies between real worshipping of the One Spirit: Our Creator and Its Creation, and false altered human distortions operating amongst ourselves, bent more on rituals and less on substance. We all need to rejoin our common Source: The One Supreme Being, and source all of our actions from that vista of Oneness.

All human technical attempts to close this leaking fracture in the Gulf will, most probably, be proven futile, as it is but a major change in human consciousness that is required.

Do not think for a minute that what has happened is purely an act of man and can only be corrected by such, for the Godliness has been intensely involved in it and is monitoring this situation with great concentration and undivided attention.

It is this very awareness, and our responses to this realization, that will either attenuate the rigor of the upcoming events or make them harsher.

There will be no abating until each and every single individual in humanity is totally and unequivocally convinced that the Creator Himself is directly involved and sending us messages and warnings, so as to direct us onto better life-changing paths.

This Gulf oil event is a profound and hard lesson to all of mankind, and the quality of our reactions to it will make the Godliness either correct the leak by stopping the outflow on its own, or letting it pour out for as long as is necessary, and from as many locations as need be.

So many beautiful marine animals are in the process of dying and many more will in the future. MarineCetaceans who are Highly Intelligent Guardian Beings are willingly offering to sacrifice their lives in order to teach their Human brethrens a lesson of Love. Let’s not allow their tragic and painful deaths to have been in vain, please, not again…

In human history, many special individuals and groupings of people have acted as sacrificial scapegoats going to horrific deaths, in order to enlivened compassion and a sense of unity across all nations. Now the natural world is doing the same. Sadly, until now, not very much has been accomplished to awaken the harden heart and spirit of mankind.

Let me state it as it is: The great Divine shift is on this time, with the full attention of the Divine. Please awaken and admit to that Reality.

If most do not recognize this and try to understand the deep meaning of the lesson, many even more dramatic events will manifest, until there remains not a shadow of doubt within Humanity that the One Himself is involved in correcting and saving His Creation.

Many individuals, or groupings thereof, have swam in the mistaken belief – because of their perceptual belonging to a spiritual  “elected’ and elitist grouping of common belief programs, usually originating from their birth culture or sometimes espoused after some soul-searching – that they will mysteriously ascend and be “miraculously” taken  to other dimensions, planetary systems, or realities. Even eternal life in their current embodiment and restricted minds is contemplated in the human format.

Let me state firmly that all this is pure falsehood, embedded by power hungry individuals and groupings who have used the spreading of such illusions in order to offer false hopes and affect control over ignorant masses. No one has been able to return from the “other side” to gift fundamental proof of such, short of using human quackery.

The One Spirit is One and this Creation is One within Itslef.  All Its multiple dimensions, whether nature or otherwise, are One, and every one affect all others, in the same way as we, humans, affect each other. The multi-universe of parallel universes exists. It is Real. However, it is One, and, as such, separated into regions, sections, parts, all intertwined, all influencing each other.

The process engaged here is affecting not only this world, but a great amount of other worlds, for all is One and soon to be proven so, across all realities in this multi-UNI-verse of the One.

This process of unification is Universal now. There shall be no other paradise, short of an earthly paradise manifest and regained here, everywhere, with Divine intervention. There shall be no hell, short of an earthly hell made manifest here, everywhere, without the help of Divine Intervention. Our free-will choices of levels of Loving awareness will decide whether we, as a family, experience Glorious paradise or a living man-made hell in the here, in the now.

All that will happen, lies within our present and future choices that we take from now thenceforth.

The Earth is a Living conscious Godly Being, as stated in the first verse of Genesis, and our flagrant disrespect for Her is what has caused these events and many more upcoming reactions.

We have raped, pillaged, poisoned, and laid to waste large tracks of Her magnificent beauty and Perfection. She was Created in Pure unconditional Love by Pure Unconditional Love. We, humans, have, in turn, left Her with memories of wasted dreams, pain, lust, misery, and grief, as our blood and souls have returned back into her veins, haunting her inner Gigantic Higher Soul.

She has tried to keep this flowing darkness from her magnificent inner core, through keeping it between Her inner mantle and Her absorbing solid crusted surface layers.  She was originally Created with the ability to transmute our darkness slowly back into Pure energy.

But we, in our folly, and unconscious extremely restricted awareness, blinded by temporary lust for power, had decided to extract back that very same dark energy, project it back above, and breathe it back into us in the name of a spiritual devolution which we call technological material progress.

We did not allow for her built-in Divine, deep below earth, surface, and atmospheric, cleansing processes to function. We overwhelmed them rapidly, without regards.

So that, as we poisoned Her waters, soils, uprooted Her life producing trees and released sooth and toxic waste poisons into Her environment, She slowly had to stop Her cleansing operations, for She was unable to do so anymore.

And, wailing over Her children who had lost their ways, She called upon Her Divine Lover: the One Himself, to come to Her aid and try to save Her and, in that process, save Her children, present and future ones.

The One thence responded and embraced His Daughter in a Loving embrace and is now engaged fully in this last minute Life-rescue operation.

For the One Himself is the only real Savior possible which so many have been waiting for, for so long.

No one else can, no one else should, and no one else will.

All the events happening from now on are under the One’s control and show His firm Loving Hand as He acts directly upon this plane.

Please, do respond to this call to engage back into sanity and Love. Disconnect from false leaders, false prophets, and false stories. They are all around you and within you, polluting evermore your environment and abilities to think and respond.

Truth is Eternal and un-named, it just IS. It encompasses all names and lies far beyond. It is the IS that Has Been and shall Be.

The One is talking to you directly, through His Beloved Wife at the level of His direct on-line live manifestations: The Holy Level of Nature, which the Divine Mother keeps vibrating and energizing within Her immense Mind.  All the natural events that you experience are Her messages of Love and Her attempts to save this world.

Man will not be anymore the sole controller of bounty, and distribute it, based on human power structures. You will all understand and experience this soon, intensely so.

You will be powerless to oppose this cosmic planetary realization and shift originating from Pure unbiased Love.

Whatever plans some humans have assiduously prepared and plotted at lengths in order to seize control over other groupings or nations, often with the help of misguided spiritual forces, are starting to and will evermore be proven to be totally worthless and come to naught.

Their power is not even equivalent to a grain of sand at the bottom of a gigantic ocean when compared to the potentially infinite Force the One can muster with Its Will.

Great and even more traumatizing events are about to unfold in the next months and years.

Get prepared, and do an internal and external cleansing. Focus all your attention on this.

Learn to travel light, and to only travel in LIGHT.

Let go of the programs and systems of operations bent on dark restricted awareness. It only burdens you.

This is a lesson to humanity that we cannot escape, no matter where we try to hide, as we are finding ourselves utterly unable to stop the dark energy of death from spreading.

We could have chosen the Loving energy of freely gifted Light/Life energy: the Sun energy and its electrical manifestation in the ionosphere, to help energize our lives and behavior, without any poisoning activity whatsoever. Instead, centuries ago, we chose the polluting energy of deep and sticky dark energy both spiritually and materially; an energy which should have remained where it is needed the most and serves a very important purpose: inside of the earth, in the underworld. Instead we choose to extract it to the surface of our earth and our consciousness.

Soon this dark energy began altering our faculties of conscious discernment and polluting all of our sky and our inner beings. We started to literally swim and breathe in an ocean of its by-products, becoming slowly mutated, while falling into its cruel grip and poisoned by its presence, even at the Holy DNA level.

The lure for dark oil was the cause for the establishment of dangerously aggressive transnational power structures, and brought about the carving of newly established co-operative nations and kingdoms whose gigantic wealth and power would principally derive from dark energy exploitation. Soon the effects of what had been created were boomeranging back towards all of us haunting our very survival, as is already being shown both in the Gulf spill event, in terror events addressed at the Western world, and in the Middle East conflict, which may be about to potentially explode again soon and spill out much angry and violent dark human energy.

Only a real quantum jump of awareness in the realization of our Unity in One and that we, humans, are truly an interconnected global family, can avoid any new fractures to occur either between ourselves or across the earth’s crust.  The Gulf spill is here to painfully help us realize our common planetary global fate in Life or in Death.

We have polluted our inner being with dark behaviors and dark thoughts filled with egoism and yearning for power. We have polluted our entire outer environment with dark energy and its by-products, poisoning most of life-forms around us.

What goes around, comes around to haunt you later, and teach you the only Divine lesson there is and can be: The Lesson of Love.

Everything is a circle; the Everything is a Sphere.

That is the path we have chosen, as a creation, for Millennia, to satiate our uncontrolled desire for ego-based power.

Not only is the great ocean threatened by death, but so are we, for we are One with It, and originate from One.

We are all at risk of dying a slow and painful death unless we all unite across all mental and physical borders, change our ways, and ask for help and guidance from the One Creator.

Do not stay in denial much more. Enjoy all that you can. Be kind to each other and yourselves, and constantly express love to all that you possibly can in a Divine act of re-unification and compassion, across all barriers, across all old pains.

Connect more to nature and its beauty. Energize Her while you can. Hug her animals and hug all the humans who come your way. Forgive, and forget old wounds, so that you can open yourself to a new world that may manifest soon, only through direct Divine intervention, if and when we are ready.

Only the One will decide what will unfold and what shall be avoided, by His Will.

Gerald O’Donnell

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Written by Ilana

June 26, 2010 at 2:10 am

Navigating Through the Financial Crisis/kabbalah.info

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(Note:  This article taken from the Media section of Kabbalah.info, website of the Bnei Baruch Education and Research Institute.  Go to kabbalah.info to sign up for free, online, live interactive lessons.)

We are more than a year and a half into the largest financial crisis since the Great Depression and it seems as if the long wished for solution is still far away. As we observe governments struggling to contain this financial crisis by injecting huge amounts of money into the economies of their respective countries, one cannot prevent oneself from asking the simple question: isn’t there another way?

Well, actually there is. But it can be taken only if we’ll allow ourselves to look at things from a different perspective.

First things first: Don’t let the words “sub-prime crisis” mislead you. The sub-prime market is not the reason for the collapse; it is only where the financial crisis surfaced. It could just as easily have been the “environmental crisis” or the “humanitarian crisis,” or even the “nuclear proliferation crisis.” What really started this snowball rolling was not a financial body of any kind, but rather avarice, uncivilized lust and irresponsible opportunism, or simply said, the self-centered nature of humans. The only reason it hit the monetary system first is that this system embodies the corrupt nature of people’s relationships and interconnections.

Unfortunately, this nature cannot be changed by pouring absurd amounts of taxpayers’ money into the markets. So far, the trillions spent in the United States, England, France, and elsewhere have increased neither the lending nor the liquidity. It was all done so recklessly that now no one can get the bailed-out companies and banks to admit what they’ve spent the money on. Those trillions disappeared, just like the billions that slipped through the hands of the big billionaires.

Money didn’t cause the financial crisis and money won’t fix it. To cope with today’s financial and social challenges, a completely different bailout plan is needed – a plan that bails us out of our own self-centered ways.

A Financial Crisis of Trust

Everyone uses the expression, “the stock markets tumbled,” but does anyone even know what this phrase really means? The stock market is, after all, nothing more than a conglomeration of estimations and speculations: a sophisticated platform for successful bets and extrapolations that are immediately translated into rates and indexes. So the stock market is not what collapsed. What really collapsed is the trust between people. Credit companies distrust the insurance companies, which lack confidence in the banks, which were disappointed with the real estate agents, who blame the insurance agents for causing the fall of the average Joe, who was forced, as usual, to pay for all of this… big time! And as if all that isn’t enough, along came ‘Madoff’s Ponzi Scheme‘ and shattered whatever trust we had left in the system.

Now, everyone is carefully holding their cards close to their chests, stashing their money back where it used to be in the good old days – under the floor tiles. This is why the seemingly endless spouting of capital has dried up and created what the self-proclaimed mavens refer to as “a liquidity crisis.”

Now hold tight. Despite all the above-written, all is not lost. Things are actually improving. Why? Because that same trust that appears to be broken was never really there. It was no more than an illusion, which is the real bubble that burst. The situation where everyone is concerned only with personal profits is what brought us to this financial crisis in the first place. Also, if real trust is nowhere to be found in the world, it’s better to discover it now, before it is really too late.

But, this is only the tip of the iceberg. The real bonus that comes with this crisis is that now we are ready to see the world for what it is: one global boat.

A New Navigation System

An important quote in the wisdom of Kabbalah states:

Two people were in a boat, and one of them took a drill and began to drill a hole beneath himself. His companion said to him: Why are you doing this? He replied: What concern is it of yours? Am I not drilling under myself? The other replied: But you will flood the boat for us both, and we will both sink. (Kabbalist Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai, Midrash Raba, Leviticus 4:6)

In the global boat we all share, whoever thinks he can drill a hole under his or her own seat and ignore the well being of others is gravely mistaken. The brokers and investors who believed that only their clients would be harmed if their gambles failed are now plowing the deep water along with everyone else. And by everyone I mean “everyone,” from the Hypo Real Estate Bank in Berlin and the AIG in New York, to the Chai Ling Shiu and Sons Inc. shoe store in North Thailand. If one person drowns, everyone drowns right along with him.

Why is it so important for us to understand this? It is because we live in a new reality, a reality where we all depend on one another, for better or for worse. From now on, we have no choice but to work together, as one big family. Only then will we be able to navigate our global ship through this winter of our hardship toward the haven of bounty and prosperity.

Written by Ilana

March 26, 2010 at 7:00 pm