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MIT researchers predict ‘global economic collapse’ by 2030

Discussion in 'Political Issues' started by Ruble Noon, Apr 4, 2012.

  1. JBnTX

    JBnTX Bible Thumper

    Aug 28, 2008
    Fort Worth Texas
    It's all got to end sometime. :violin:

    My money's on 21 December 2012, when the Mayan calender ends.

    Last edited: Apr 4, 2012

  2. Atomic Punk

    Atomic Punk

    Mar 11, 2008
    i have found it funny ( for about 4 years ) that the mayan thing is not too long after our next presidential election.
  3. coastal4974


    Nov 2, 2009
    Surprised we have that long. Maybe they figured the Obama is a one termer.
  4. G19G20

    G19G20 Status Quo 2014

    May 8, 2011
    Club of Rome is an elite membership group that uses environmental scare tactics to subtly promote eugenics and world government, including world carbon taxes. This article is par for the course for anything they sponsor.

    Notice they don't blame monetary policies, government policies, etc. They blame you for the coming collapse because you're a "useless eater" and you're using up all the resources and harming the planet. What's the solution then? Get rid of you.
    Last edited: Apr 4, 2012
  5. QNman

    QNman resU deretsigeR Silver Member

    Oct 5, 2005
    St. Louis, MO
    Well... Right conclusion, wrong premise. JMHO.
  6. aircarver

    aircarver Ride Continues Silver Member

    That long ? ......:shocked:

  7. Bren

    Bren NRA Life Member

    Jan 16, 2005
    What happened to the predictions that all the poor people would die of AIDS and ebola before now and the rest of us will drown in rising oceans by then?

    In short - so what?
  8. DonGlock26


    Jan 18, 2001
    Do we have decades, years, or mere months? That is the real question.

  9. series1811

    series1811 Enforcerator. CLM

    That's crazy talk. Everyone knows that there is no problem regarding how much money that can be borrowed and/or owed, that can't be fixed by just printing more.

    Do all these chicken littles not realize how much ink and paper we have in this country? Plenty to print enough money to pay all of our debts off threefold, at least.

    Quit worrying. That's our kids and grandkids problems, anyway.
  10. Guss


    Jul 1, 2010
  11. series1811

    series1811 Enforcerator. CLM

    Well, actually, without immigration, the United States would have near zero population growth, too.

    But, we can't control third world birth rates, nor their immigration here, afterwards, apparently.
  12. Goaltender66

    Goaltender66 NRA GoldenEagle

    Malthus never accounted for technological advancement in his doomsday prophesies, and he's an even bigger joke in economic circles than Bill Mitchell, Stephanie Kelton, JK Galbraith Jr., and that whole stupid MMT thing.
  13. aircarver

    aircarver Ride Continues Silver Member

    But they get to pick our nursing homes ......:supergrin:


  14. series1811

    series1811 Enforcerator. CLM

    No worries, there. They'll be putting pillows over our heads in our sleep when they figure out what we did to them. :supergrin:
  15. DonGlock26


    Jan 18, 2001
    Why didn't we all starve to death in the 1960's?

  16. We don't have that long.

    The dollar will lose its reserve currency status during the next presidential term along with a few more credit downgrades. That will bring in hyperinflation and collapse society as we know it long before 2030.

    - brickboy240
  17. Goaltender66

    Goaltender66 NRA GoldenEagle

    Well, I don't see the USD losing its reserve currency status any time soon, mainly because there's no good alternative. The Yuan isn't ever going to be a reserve currency because China won't let it float nor will the ChiComs allow the kind of transparency required for it to happen. The Euro isn't because, well, Greece.
  18. Many countries are already making plans to buy/sell crude oil, between themselves and not use the USD.

    That is huge and once most of the world stops using the USD to buy crude oil....we are in serious trouble. some research...this is already happening. Big media is largely ignoring it, too.

    - brickboy240