"There are two sorts of wealth-getting, as I have said; one is a part of household management, the other is retail trade: the former necessary and honorable, while that which consists in exchange is justly censured; for it is unnatural, and a mode by which men gain from one another. The most hated sort, and with the greatest reason, is usury, which makes a gain out of money itself, and not from the natural object of it. For money was intended to be used in exchange, but not to increase at interest. And this term interest, which means the birth of money from money, is applied to the breeding of money because the offspring resembles the parent. Wherefore of modes of getting wealth this is the most unnatural."

- Politics, Aristotle, 350 B.C.

"The Jew alone regards his race as superior to humanity, and looks forward not to its ultimate union with other races, but to its triumph over them all and to its final ascendancy under the leadership of a tribal Messiah."

- Goldwin Smith, The Jewish Question, October 1881

“I am a most unhappy man. I have unwittingly ruined my country. A great industrial nation is controlled by its system of credit. Our system of credit is concentrated. The growth of the nation, therefore, and all our activities are in the hands of a few men. We have come to be one of the worst ruled, one of the most completely controlled and dominated governments in the civilized world. No longer a government by free opinion, no longer a government by conviction and the vote of the majority, but a government by the opinion and duress of a small group of dominant men.”

- President Woodrow Wilson 1916

“We are grateful to the Washington Post, The New York Times, Time Magazine and other great publications whose directors have attended our meetings and respected their promises of discretion for almost forty years. It would have been impossible for us to develop our plan for the world if we had been subjected to the lights of publicity during those years. But, the world is now more sophisticated and prepared to march towards a world government. The supranational sovereignty of an intellectual elite and world bankers is surely preferable to the national auto-determination practiced in past centuries.”

- David Rockefeller, Baden-Baden, Germany 1991

“It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning.”

- Henry Ford 

“The real truth of the matter is, as you and I know, that a financial element in the larger centers has owned the Government ever since the days of Andrew Jackson.”

- Franklin D. Roosevelt, letter to Col. House, November 21, l933

“One of the least understood strategies of the world revolution now moving rapidly toward its goal is the use of mind control as a major means of obtaining the consent of the people who will be subjects of the New World Order.”

- The National Educator, K.M. Heaton

"We Jews, we, the destroyers, will remain the destroyers for ever. Nothing that you will do will meet our needs and demands. We will for ever destroy because we need a world of our own, a God-world, which it is not in your nature to build."

- Maurice Samuels, You Gentiles, 1924

“We are on the verge of a global transformation. All we need is the right major crisis and the nations will accept the New World Order.”

- David Rockefeller 

“Today, America would be outraged if U.N. troops entered Los Angeles to restore order. Tomorrow they will be grateful! This is especially true if they were told that there were an outside threat from beyond, whether real or promulgated, that threatened our very existence. It is then that all peoples of the world will plead to deliver them from this evil. The one thing every man fears is the unknown. When presented with this scenario, individual rights will be willingly relinquished for the guarantee of their well-being granted to them by the World Government.”

- Dr. Henry Kissinger, Bilderberger Conference, Evians, France, 1991

How to Think Clearly

"Never argue with stupid people. They will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience." –Mark Twain

If you want to begin to understand and appreciate the work of Mike Stathis, from his market forecasts and securities analysis to his political and economic analysis, you will first need to learn how to think clearly. For many, this will be a cleansing process that could take quite a long time to complete depending on each individual.

The best way to begin to clear your mind is to first move forward with this series of steps:

1. GET RID OF YOUR TV SET (at least cancel your cable)


3. DO NOT USE A "SMART PHONE" (or at least do not use your phone to access the internet)


The cleansing process will take time but you can hasten the process by being proactive in exercising your mind.

You should also be aware of a very common behavior exhibited by humans who have been exposed to the various aspects of modern society. This behavior occurs when an individual overestimates his abilities and knowledge, while underestimating his weaknesses and lack of understanding. This behavior has been coined the "Dunning-Kruger Effect" after to sociologists who described it in a research publication. See here.

Many people today think they are virtual experts on every topic they regard with relevance. The reason for this illusory behavior is because these individuals typically allow themselves to become brainwashed by various media outlets. The more information these individuals obtain on these topics from the media, the more qualified they feel they are in these subjects, without realizing that the media is not a valid source with which to use for understanding something. The media always has bias and can never be relied on to represent the full truth.

A perfect example of the Dunning-Kruger Effect can be seen with many individuals who listen to talk radio shows. These shows are politically biased and consist of individuals who resemble used car salesmen more than intellectuals. These talking heads brainwash their audience with cherry-picked facts, misstatements and lies regarding relevant issues such as healthcare, immigration, Social Security, Medicaid, economics, science, and so forth. They also select guests for interview based on the agendas they wish to fulfill with their advertisers.

Once their audience has been indoctrinated by these propagandists, they feel qualified to discuss these topics on the same level as a real authority, without realizing that they obtained their understanding from individuals who are employed as professional liars and manipulators by the media.  Another good example of the Dunning-Kruger Effect can be seen upon examination of political pundits, stock market and economic analysts on TV.  They talk a good game because they are professional speakers. But once you examine their track record, it is clear that these individuals are largely wrong, but they have developed an inflated sense of expertise and knowledge on topics for which they continuously demonstrate their incompetence.

One of the most insightful analogies created to explain how things are often not what you see was Plato's Allegory of the Cave, from Book 7 of the Republic.

We highly recommend that you study this masterpiece in great detail so that you are better able to use logic and reason.Although we recommend you read and study The Allegory of the Cave, you can get a flavor for its meaning by watching the following video. 

If you can learn how to think like a philosopher, specifically one of the great ancient Greek philosophers, it is highly unlikely that you will ever be fooled by con artists like those who make ridiculous and unfounded claims in order to pump gold and silver, the typical get-rich-quick or multi-level marketing (MLM) crowd.

STOP Being Taken

“Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.”

King James Bible - Matthew 7:15

"It's easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled." –Mark Twain

All Viewpoints Are Not Created Equal Just because something is published in print, online or aired in the broadcast media does not make it accurate.  In fact, more often than not the larger the audience, the more likely the content is either inaccurate or slanted. The next time you read something about economics or investments, you should ask two main questions in order to assess the credibility of the source. Is the source biased in any way?   That is, do they have any agendas which would provide any type of benefit accounting for their views? Most individuals either sell ads on their site or are dealers of precious metals or securities. That means their views are biased and cannot be relied upon.

Is your source is credible?  

Most people associate credibility with name-recognition. But more often than not, name-recognition serves as a predictor of bias if not lack of credibility because the more a name is recognized, the more the individual has been plastered in the media. And every intelligent person knows that individuals who have been provided with media exposure because they are either naive or clueless. The media positions these types of individuals as “credible experts” in order to please its financial sponsors; Wall Street. 

Instead of name-recognition or media celebrity status, you must determine whether your source has relevant experience on Wall Street as opposed to being self-taught. But this is just a basic hurdle that in itself by no means ensures the source is competent or credible. More important, always examine the track record of your source in depth, looking for accuracy and specific forecasts rather than open-ended statements. You must also look for timing since a broken clock is always right once a day.  Finally, make sure they do not cherry-pick their best calls. Always examine their entire track record. 

“Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.”

King James Bible - Matthew 7:15

The above questions require only slight modification for use in determining the credibility of sources that discuss other topics, such as politics, healthcare, etc.We have compiled the most extensive publication exposing hundreds of con men pertaining to the financial publishing and securities industry, although we also cover numerous con men in the media and other front groups since they are all associated in some way with each other. There is perhaps no one else in the world capable of shedding the full light on these con men other than Mike Stathis. Mike has been studying the indistry for well over a decade. Alhough he has published numerous articles and videos addressing this dark side of the industry, the entire collection can be found in our ENCYCLOPEDIA of Bozos, Hacks, Snake Oil Salesmen and Faux Heroes
At AVA Investment Analytics, we don't try to pump gold, silver or equities like many others you see because we are not promoters or marketers. And we do not receive any compensation whatsoever (including from ads) from our content. We provide individual investors, financial advisers, analysts and fund managers with world-class research, education and unique insight.

Media Lies

If you listen to the media, most likely it is costing you hundreds of thousands of dollars in lost money at minimum over the course of your lifetime. The deceit, lies and useless guidance from the financial media certainly is a large contributor of these losses to the sheep you pay attention.

But a good deal of lost wealth comes in the form of excessive consumerism which the media seeks to impose on its audience. You aren’t going to know that you’re being brainwashed or that you have lost $1 million or $2 million over your life time due to the media, but I can guarantee you that with rare exception this is the reality for those who are naïve enough to waste time on the media.

It gets worse. By listening to the media, you are likely to also suffer ill health effects through the lack of timely coverage of toxic prescription drugs or through the ridiculous medical shows, all of which are supportive of the medical-industrial complex.

And if you seek out the so-called "alternative media" you might make the mistake of relying on con men like Kevin Trudeau or Alex Jones. This could be a deadly decision. As bad as traditional media is, the so-called "alternative media" is even worse.

Why Does the Media Air Liars and Con Men?

The goal of the media is NOT to serve its audience because the audience does NOT pay the bills.

The goal of the media is to please its sponsors, or the companies that spend huge dollars buying ads, and in order for companies to justify these expenses, they need the media to represent their cause. The media does this by airing idiots and con men who mislead and confuse their audience.

By engaging in "journalistic fraud," the media steers its audience into the arms of its advertisers because the audience is now misled and confused, so in the case of the financial media, it seeks the assistance of Wall Street brokerage firms, mutual funds, insurance companies, precious metals dealers. This is why advertisers pay big money to be promoted in the financial media.

We see the same thing on a more obvious note in the so-called "alternative media," which is really a remanufactured version of the so-called "mainstream media." Do not be fooled. There is no such thing as the "alternative media." 

In order to be considered "media" you must have content that has widespread channels of distribution. Thus, all "media" is widely distributed and the same powers that control the distribution of the so-called "mainstream media" also control the distribution of the so-called "alternative media."

The claim that there is an "alternative media" is merely a sales pitch designed to capture the audience that has since given up on the "mainstream media."  The tactic is a very common one used by con men.

The same tactic is used by Washington to convince naive voters that there are meaningful differences between the nation's two political parties. In reality, both parties are essentially the same when it comes to issues that matter most (trade policy, healthcare and war). Anyone who tells you anything different simply isn't thinking straight.

On this site, we expose the lies and the liars in the media. We discuss and reveal the motives and track record of the media’s hand-selected charlatans with a focus on the financial media.  

Why Stathis Was Banned

No one has generated a more accurate track record in the investment markets over the past several years than Mike Stathis. Yet, the financial media wants nothing to do with Stathis.

You aren't even going to hear him on the radio being interviewed.

You aren't going to see him mentioned on any websites either.

You won't read or hear of his remarkable track record unless you read about it on this website or read his books.

You should be wondering why this might be. Some of you already know the answer.

The media has banned Mike Stathis because the trick is to air clowns so that the audience will be steered into the hands of the media's financial sponsors - Wall Street and gold dealers.

And as for the radio shows and websites that either don't know about Stathis or don't care to hear what he has to say, the fact is that they are so stupid that they assume those who are plastered in the media are credible. And since they haven't seen or heard Stathis in the media, even if they come across him, they automatically assume he's a nobody in the investment world simply because he has no media exposure.

Well, if media exposure was a testament to knowledge, credibility and excellent track records, Peter Schiff's clients would be a lot happier when they looked at their account balance.

Others only care about pitching what’s deemed as the “hot” topic because this sells ads in terms of more site visits or reads. This is why you come across so many websites based on doom and conspiratorial horse shit run by con artists looking to cash in on ads.

We have donated countless hours and huge sums of money towards the pursuit of exposing the con men, lies and fraud. We continue this mission but we cannot continue it forever without your assistance.

We have been banned by virtually every media platform in the U.S and every website (mainly because we expose the truth about gold and silver).

We have been banned from use of email marketing providers.

The fact is that the Jewish Mafia has declared war on us because we have exposed the realities of the U.S. government, Wall Street and corporate America.

Note that we only began discussing the role of Jews in criminality by 2009, three years AFTER we had been black-listed by the media, so no one can say that our criticism of the Jewish Mafia has led to being black-listed, not that it would even be acceptable.

You can talk about the Italian Mafia, and Jewish Hollywood can make 100s of movies about it...


We rely on you to help spread the word about us. Just remember this. We don’t have to do what we are doing.

We could do as everyone else and focus on making money. We are doing sacrificing everything because in this day and age, unfortunately, the truth is revolutionary. It is also critical in order to prevent the complete enslavement of world citizenry.   

Rules to Remember

On Exposure: No one who has significant exposure can be trusted because those who are responsible for permitting such exposure have allowed it for a very good reason, and that reason does not serve your best interests.

On Spotting Frauds: Whenever you wish to know whether someone can be trusted, always remember this golden rule..."a man is judged by the company he keeps."

This is a very important rule to remember because con men almost always belong to the same network.

You will see the same con artists referencing each other, on blog rolls and so forth.

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ObamaCare: Soon to be the Worst Bill Passed in U.S. History (Part 2)

Continuing from Part 1...


Back in the 1990s, when President Clinton proposed price caps for health insurers, the industry engineered a massive smear campaign, defusing the plan before it even got off the ground.

When you see railroading like that, you know the proposal is favorable to consumers.

In contrast, as Obama began his campaign for healthcare reform (as a way to dodge financial reform), the industry didn’t seem to be too worried.

That should tell you what’s really going on. The entire industry was cutting deals behind closed doors well over a year ago to ensure the ball stayed in their court.

Medicare and Medicaid were championed to help provide healthcare access to elderly, (some) disabled and (some) impoverished Americans. Similar to the recent theatrics, when public healthcare was being debated in the 1960s, the industry put on a good show to convince voters they were against it.

But they didn't kill the bill, unlike in the case with Clinton's healthcare plan.

This is part of the game. When Washington comes up with a reform that is supposed to help consumers, the industry plays its part to pretend it’s against the reform. As a result, consumers wrongly rationalize that what’s no good for the industry must be good for them.

In reality, the industry knew public healthcare would represent a huge payday. Ever since public healthcare was created, the private system has dipped its hands into the taxpayer pot.

In 2003, the Bush administration positioned Medicare Part D as its solution to rising drug prices for seniors. Notice the timing of this bill; just before his second term election. With around 35 million seniors and 80 million baby boomers, this assured Bush’s second term, as long as he didn’t reduce the industry’s profitability. 

Of course seniors didn’t realize they would face the doughnut hole until after the election because Part D did not go into effect until 2006.

As we now know, Part D has been a gravy train for drug makers.

Not only did the doughnut hole create significant gaps for seniors, but Washington made certain that Medicare was prohibited from doing something that every other nation in the world does; negotiate drug prices.

Thus, Medicare Part D represented a massive taxpayer subsidy to the drug industry. It also provided HMOs with huge subsidies. Since that time, drug prices and health insurance premiums have skyrocketed despite these subsidies.

The lesson should be crystal clear. The healthcare industry will extort as much money as it can in the name of America’s free-for-all economy. And industry spokespersons, lobbyists and hacks will use scare tactics as a way to justify exorbitant costs, such as the high costs required for R&D; highs costs required to ensure the delivery of the world’s best healthcare; high costs due to malpractice lawsuits and so on. But these scapegoats do not account for annual healthcare inflation that averages three times the annual inflation rate.

In 2009, as Washington reported inflation of -0.4%, health insurance premiums rose by an estimated 8%. This represented a 20-fold or 2000% increase in health insurance premiums relative to the inflation rate.

Do you still think you aren’t getting screwed by the industry?

With around 2100 healthcare lobbyists in Washington and more than 15 million Americans employed in healthcare, the industry promises to remain as powerful as it is lucrative, while millions of medical errors and medical bankruptcies continue.

When the final “i’s” are dotted and the “t’s” are crossed, the full thrust of Obama’s healthcare reform isn’t likely to kick in until AFTER the second term election.

Until then, Obama will keep telling voters how great the plan is. He will tell them to be patient all the way through the next presidential election. 

Much of the American public won’t really find out what a disaster it is until he’s long gone.

By the time most Americans realize just how bad his reform is, Obama is likely to be globetrotting, collecting millions of dollars in speaking fees, or partnering alongside Al Gore’s global warming business ventures.

The current healthcare system places both supply and demand for medical services in the hands of providers and caregivers. That does not represent free market healthcare, regardless what the hacks keep telling you.

In order to have real free market healthcare, consumers must determine demand for medical services.

Without real free market healthcare or a real universal care system, consumers will continue to suffer from the world’s most costly, least efficient healthcare system.

But even with free market healthcare, there must be some level of price controls because as we have seen from the past, Washington is incapable of and unwilling to structure commerce so that real free market dynamics are in place.

When Obama gave his healthcare reform speech in the summer of 2009, I knew there would be no change because he made the ridiculous statement that the current system is working well, so only minor changes would be needed.

Of course, like many things, Obama was told to say this by his puppet masters, many who have already mapped out their next career move as healthcare lobbyists.   

The facts are clear to anyone who has researched the healthcare system diligently. The current system is not working.  It needs radical reform.   

When you have a healthcare system that sends one million Americans into bankruptcy every year, you know there are some big problems. And when most of these people actually had full health insurance, it really highlights the exploitation by health insurers.

When your healthcare system leads the world in cost and medical errors, while falling at the low end of life expectancies, you know you have a healthcare system in crisis. And I haven’t even gotten to the crisis in chronic disease or the healthcare bubble (to be discussed in the future).

Obama has a very limited understanding of the problems in healthcare, much like the financial crisis. Perhaps the only thing Obama really understands is his place in the White House, as a puppet.

After being schooled by the top brass of his real role as the face guy for America’s sheeple, Obama has been very compliant, allowing his “trusted” advisers (who were selected for him) to make decisions most critical to Americans.

The only problem is that many of these advisers are far from trustworthy.

Some are suspected to be serving as spies for Israel.

Others are tax cheats.

Still, others were partly responsible for the financial crisis. The list goes on and on.

These days, America has become the laughing stock of the world by those who see exactly what is going on.  

Ever since the presidential campaign, President Obama has stated many times that he would open the “ears of the White House” to the “voice of Americans.”

In order to deliver on this promise, several websites were launched allowing the public to send emails that (supposedly) reach the President. There is even a call center staffed with hundreds of operators who take messages (none of which ever make it to Obama).

However, his junior staffers select letters and emails with which to respond for PR purposes. It’s always some little old lady or kid he talks about during one of his teleprompter speeches; basically any story his PR staff can spin to hit your emotions in a style that even Hollywood would envy.

But when it comes to connecting with real experts who have no agendas or bias, Obama is nowhere to be found.

Obama talks the talk as long as he has his teleprompter. But when it comes to action, he bends like Gumby to the interests of corporate America, Wall Street and Israel.

It is time for the American people to wake up and realize that their vote no longer counts. And it will never count until all lobbyist activities (and electronic balloting) have been banned.

The real solution to America’s broken healthcare system will only come from a radical restructuring of the system based on technology and reforms to healthcare policy.

In my new book, America’s Healthcare Solution, I have chosen to focus on a solution that creates real free market healthcare. However, my solution will also work with universal care because the emphasis must be on making healthcare more efficient. Both caregivers and consumers must be held accountable. That can only be achieved through implementation of modern technologies and consumer-centric healthcare policy.

Either way, with Obama’s reform or without it, consumers lose and the industry wins. Of more detriment, this will have a devastating and lasting effect on the economy. 

Similar to health insurers, politicians don’t care about the future. They only care about today. This mentality has destroyed the healthcare industry as much as it has America.

If America’s healthcare system is not restructured in the right manner before the window of opportunity slams shut, I guarantee you America will never fully recover from the current economic depression; a depression which continues to be denied by Washington and Wall Street hacks whose propaganda floods the media.





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