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Arctic blast coming to Eastern US – likely to be the coldest opening to calendar spring in at least 50 years

 

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What GM, GS and XOM Do, So Does the Broad Market

Over the years working with professional traders I found it interesting how each individual has their bellwether stock they follow to gauge the stock markets trend and identify reversals before they take place.

About 10 years ago I traded with a floor trader who swore that whatever GS (Goldman Sachs) did the market followed. Another said he only used XOM (Exxon Mobile), while Stan Weinstein says GM (General Motors) was the stock to follow.

While each of these traders have been highly successful with their bellwether stock, I wanted to cover these in more detail and show you have to get the best of each of their strategies working for you. This will help you properly time the market, identify the overall market health and at which point you should be getting long or short stocks in your portfolio.

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Chris Vermeulen
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Comedian David Brenner R.I.P.

One of my favorite comedians died today and here’s a sample of his work:

Brenner died Saturday afternoon at his home in New York City, said Jeff Abraham, who was Brenner’s publicist.

The gangly, toothy Brenner made more than 150 appearances as a guest and substitute host on Johnny Carson’s “Tonight Show,” starting in the 1970s.

What Is A Blood Moon And Why The Concern?

“…the term Blood Moon (applies) to the full moons of the upcoming tetrad – four successive total lunar eclipses, with no partial lunar eclipses in between, each of which is separated from the other by six lunar months (six full moons) – in 2014 and 2015.

The next Blood Moons, or Hunter and Harvest moons, are expected to occur in:

2014:
Total lunar eclipse: April 15
Total lunar eclipse: October 8

2015:
Total lunar eclipse: April 4
Total lunar eclipse: September 28

The moons occur low in the sky and the extra air between you and the moon makes them appear reddish.

So who cares? Two Christian pastors, Mark Blitz and John Hagee, do. They have written a book titled “Four Blood Moons – Something is about to change.” In the book the pastors “…speak of a lunar tetrad as representing a fulfillment of Biblical prophecy. The moon is predicted to turn before the “end times.”

The sun will be turned to darkness, and the moon to blood before the great and dreadful day of the LORD comes.

This time, making the Blood Moons more ominous, this time it occurs on the Jewish feasts of Passover and Tabernacles. That has only occured eight times  since Jesus Christ died on the cross. To know which tetrads specifically fell on the Jewish feasts of Passover and Tabernacles, there appear to be a total of 8 in these 21 centuries:

1. 162-163 C.E. (Common Era)
2. 795-796 C.E.
3. 842-843 C.E.
4. 860-861 C.E.
5. 1493-1494 C.E.
6. 1949-1950 C.E.
7. 1967-1968 C.E.
8. 2014-2015 C.E.

Giving even more significance to 2014 is Dr. Paul LaViolette. He is a published author of Secrets of Antigravity Propulsion,Subquantum Kinetics, Earth Under Fire,Genesis of the Cosmos, Decoding the Message of the PulsarsGalactic Superwaves and their Impact on the Earth, and is editor of A Systems View of Man. He has also published many original papers in physics, astronomy, climatology, systems theory, and psychology. He received his BA in physics from Johns Hopkins, his MBA from the University of Chicago, and PhD from Portland State University. He is currently president and director of the Starburst Foundation. There is a gas cloud mass named  G2 Cloud, that is hurtling toward the core of our Milky Way, the galactic core. Scientists are excited because this will be the first time to observe the collision of “A gas cloud named G2 …with Sagittarius A*, the supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy.”

Dr. LaViolette believes huge energy will be released that could affect earth and cause earthquakes and volcanoes to erupt. And it’s only a month away!


The Real Obama Is No Friend Of Israel

From To The Point News comes this timely article about Israel and the real Obama:

SURVIVING OBAMA
Written by Caroline Glick
Wednesday, 12 March 2014
Bloomberg columnist Jeffrey Goldberg minced few words in discussing the interview that US President Barack Hussein Obama gave him on the eve of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s latest visit to Washington.Speaking with journalist Charlie Rose, Goldberg equated Obama’s threat to stop supporting Israel in international forums to the talk of a mafia don. Obama told Goldberg that if Israel doesn’t cut a deal with the Palestinians soon, “our ability to manage the international fallout is going to be limited.” He added, “And that has consequences.”

Obama’s statement, Goldberg noted, was a “veiled threat” and “almost up there with, ‘Nice little Jewish state you’ve got there. Hate to see something happen to it.’” Goldberg saw the interview as Obama’s way of showing that he is beginning to abandon the pretense of supporting Israel, now that he no longer faces reelection. In Goldberg’s words, “It’s not that the gloves are coming off. It’s more that the mask of diplomatic language is coming off.”

Goldberg added that due to the fact that Obama “doesn’t have to run again for anything,” he doesn’t need to pretend feelings for Israel that he doesn’t have, by among other things, going to the AIPAC annual policy conference.

And indeed, Obama has achieved a comfort level with implementing anti-Israel policies. His threat to step aside and let Israel-haters have their way in places like the United Nations or in certain quarters of Europe is of a piece with several steps the he is already reportedly undertaking to harm Israel in various ways.

Before he was reelected in 2012, Obama felt it necessary to align his policies on Iran to the preferences of the US public. And as a consequence, although he voiced harsh criticism of congressional sanctions bills against Iran, he grudgingly signed them into law. He then proceeded to use the sanctions he opposed but signed as proof that he supported Israel in speeches before Jewish audiences.

Now that he no longer has to concern himself with the wishes of the American public and its representatives in Congress, Obama has dropped the mask of opposition to Iran and forged ahead with a diplomatic process that all but ensures Iran will acquire nuclear weapons.

The same is apparently the case with joint US-Israeli missile defense programs.  Last week (3/05), it was reported that the administration has slashed funding of those programs by two-thirds for the 2015 fiscal year. Obama touted his previous willingness to fully fund those programs – manifested in his decision not to veto congressional appropriations, despite his stated desire to slash funding – as proof of his administration’s “unprecedented” security cooperation with Israel.

Then there are the low-level bureaucratic sanctions that Obama began enacting against Israel last year. These involve State Department activities that are not subject to easy congressional oversight.

For instance, on Sunday (3/09) Breitbart reported that the State Department has drastically decreased the number of Israeli tourist visa applications it approved. The rise in rejection rates has prevented Israel from participating in the visa waiver program.  And further, the State Department rejected hundreds of visa requests from members of Israel’s security services.

Israeli Foreign Ministry officials told me they believe this is a deliberate, premeditated policy.

Although White House spokesman Jay Carney was quick to claim that Israel’s interception of the Iranian missile ship en route to Gazalast Wednesday (3/05) was the result of US-Israeli intelligence cooperation, the fact is that the US continues to undermine Israel’s covert operations in Iran. Earlier this week, CBS reported that the Obama administration has demanded that Israel stop its reported covert campaign to kill Iranian nuclear scientists in order to delay or block Iran’s nuclear progress.

Obama’s new willingness to threaten Israel and to take the actions he feels it is safe to take to downgrade Israel’s relations with the US will likely only grow after November’s midterm elections. After the congressional elections, Obama will feel entirely free to attack the US’s closest ally in the Middle East.

So what can Israel do? How can Israel safeguard its interests at a time when the US president publicly trashes and threatens those interests and privately undermines them? Israel already did the most important thing in this regard when voters reelected Netanyahu to lead the government last year. During his trip to the US this week, Netanyahu made clear that he understands the challenge and is competent to handle it.

Since Netanyahu returned to the premiership in January 2009, he has implemented a policy of waiting Obama out. Over the past five years, the prime minister has only directly challenged Obama when he had no choice. And that has been the right course. Little good comes to Israel from open fights with the White House. Such fights should only be engaged when the consequences of having a fight are less bad than the consequences of not fighting.

In his speech at the AIPAC Conference last Tuesday (3/04), Netanyahu rebutted every position Obama has staked out on the Palestinians and Iran without ever mentioning Obama’s name. By doing so he energized Israel’s supporters while denying Obama the ability to claim that Netanyahu is unsupportive of his policies.

In other words, he humored the White House while staking out an independent Israeli policy for which he secured the support of Israel’s American backers.

But Netanyahu’s skill in maneuvering around Obama is not enough for Israel to safely weather his presidency. Israel needs an overall strategy for securing its interests.

Such a multi-pronged strategy begins with Iran. Here is Priority #1: Israel needs to directly attack Iran’s nuclear installations – by covert action as well as through overt military strikes, as required.

According to CBS, after Obama’s diplomatic capitulation to Iran became public, Netanyahu ordered Israel’s intelligence services to concentrate their efforts in Iran on exposing the fraudulence of Iran’s purported commitment to freezing its nuclear progress. But while this is important, exposing Iran’s duplicity is not nearly as important as incapacitating Iran’s nuclear sites.

With Obama now joining Secretary of State John Kerry in openly threatening to passively support a European trade war against Israel, it is imperative that Israel develop every economic opportunity it has to expand its markets. As Netanyahu made clear in his speech to AIPAC, Israel’s technological prowess has already made it a magnet for global investors. But these opportunities should be maximized through further economic liberalization.

In a conversation with Haaretz (3/05) while attending AIPAC, Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz noted that “President Obama has been the president most hostile to the nation of Israel in modern times.”

In a conversation with me, Cruz placed the blame for Obama’s success in implementing his anti-Israel policies on the Senate Democrats, led by Majority Leader Henry Reid.

In his words, “The challenge we are facing is that the number one protector of Obama’s foreign policy has been Harry Reid and the Senate Democrats.”

On the sidelines of the AIPAC conference, Cruz blasted the hypocrisy of Senate Democrats. “At the same time they block the Kirk-Menendez sanctions [bill against Iran] and blame Israel for the impasse in peace negotiations, they proclaim their support for Israel,” he said.

And Cruz is certainly correct.

There can be no doubt that Israel’s strongest supporters today are in the Republican Party.

But it is important to remember that most Democrats also support Israel. They are simply unable politically to withstand the pressures that Obama has brought to bear to force them to stand with him against Israel.

In his speech to AIPAC, Democrat Sen. Robert Menendez, who chairs the Senate Foreign Affairs Committee confessed that he was forced to stand down on Iran sanctions due to partisan pressure.

In his words, “When it comes to Iran, I have stood with you and have stood against so many in my own party.”

Menendez’s admission that he couldn’t withstand the pressures that Obama and Reid brought to bear against him indicates that among some Democrats, support for Israel remains strong, but that under Obama, Israel’s Democrat supporters are weak.

While deeply problematic, this is a problem with a limited shelf-life.

If Obama views the midterm elections as the final restraint on his ability to act against the will of the American public, his fellow Democrats likely view the elections as the last time Obama will serve as the head of their party during an election cycle. In the 2016 elections, the Democrat presidential nominee will set the tone for the party, not Obama.

Moreover, as the full economic impacts of Obamacare, Obama’s signature domestic policy, become known after the midterm elections, Obama will be even more severely weakened. Consequently, his ability to pressure his Democrat colleagues to toe his line will be diminished.

Finally, given Obama’s obsessive focus on demanding that Israel surrender its land to the Palestinians, it is imperative that Israel develop a strategy for waiting Obama out on this issue.

Obama told Goldberg that Israel must surrender to the Palestinians forthwith, because it has no other option. In his words, “I have not yet heard… a persuasive vision of how Israel survives as a democracy and a Jewish state at peace with its neighbors in the absence of a peace deal with the Palestinians and a two-state solution.”

Mr. Obama needs to read my book,  The Israeli Solution: A One-State Plan for Peace in the Middle East.  Israel does have a viable alternative.  It involves applying Israeli law to all of Judea and Samaria and integrating the Palestinians into Israeli society.

Israel would not be endangered demographically or democratically if it adopted this approach, and it would certainly be better off militarily.

Netanyahu has stated his support for establishing a Palestinian state. But he has made clear that he will only agree to a peace deal that protects Israel’s vital interests.

While maintaining faith with that position, it would be prudent for him to discuss publicly and at length the fact while a negotiated peace is his preference, there is a fine alternative to a Palestinian terror state in Israel’s strategic and historic heartland.

If the Palestinians are uninterested in negotiating a viable agreement with Israel, then Israel will feel free to adopt an alternative course of applying its laws to Judea and Samaria.

At a minimum, such a move by Netanyahu would discredit and end Obama’s demographic threats, which are based on falsified Palestinian census data. It would place pressure on the Palestinians to show their hand – either embracing peace in a genuine manner, or demonstrating the basic falsity of their protestations of peaceful intentions. Either way, Israel would be better off.

Obama’s newfound courage to begin abandoning his pretense of supporting Israel presents Israel with a new challenge. But it is far from insurmountable. With the proper mix of policies, Israel can absorb Obama’s blows and even to blunt them, as Obama becomes an independent, unrestrained, and weak lame duck president.

Caroline Glick is Deputy Managing Editor of the Jerusalem Post. Her new bookThe Israeli Solution: A One State Plan for Peace in the Middle Eastwas released on March 4.

 


We are Back Up!

Since November, Movermike has been down due to numerous hacker attacks. Yesterday Chris Moore of Moore Web Exposure emailed me to say that my website was blacklisted due to its problems. Chris offered to fix it for me for a reasonable price and protect it from attacks in the future. He did! He specializes in WordPress. If you ever need help, call him. I am extremely pleased with his work!!!

I had a mirror site named Mover Mike Two and I have now added the posts since the interruption to this blog. I hope you catch up and enjoy.

Chris Moore
Moore Web Exposure
chris@moorewebx.com

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Straight to the Point

One of the basic tenets of liberalism, whether they admit it or not, is taking from the productive and giving to the unproductive. The moochers who take from society understand that, which is why they keep voting for liberals who are driving our country into bankruptcy. 

This controversial shirt’s message is straight to the point, and is sure to earn you some high-fives from conservatives, and not a few angry stares from liberals. But it can also be a great conversation starter, for those who are interested in actual discussion and debate.  Continue Reading…

Book Review: Just By Chance By J.D. Cannon

Print Length: 260
pages
Publisher: CyberMedia
Press (December 12, 2011)
Kim Carter is a high-priced
escort for a mob guy. The next day he’s murdered and she didn’t do it, but she was
the last person to see him the night before, screams the newspaper headline. Now
the mob, and the police are after her.Somehow you and your beautiful, blond friend
Nikki, an amazing computer hacker, escape to Florida to find the answers.
I loved the story.
I also learned a new word: “fetulent.”
Cannon writes that anyone loathes the mob and the world would be a better place
with one less piece of s—t in the world. “…but the word that stuck in his mind
was fetulence. “Why use a one-syllable vulgarity when a three syllable, more
socially-acceptable word fit even better?”

Try googling fetulence or
fetulent. It apparently comes from the Latin verb Fetulentum meaning full of; prone to; rich in; abounding in.

I did find one other use of the word in “The Eagle and the Sword (The Perilous Order of Camelot” by A.A Attanasio: “At the spot where the illusory chestnut had stood, miasmal haze rots the air with a fetulent stink.” 


Now I want to know when does the next J.D. Cannon book come out?


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