Trump vs. The Fed: When Markets Crash, Who Is To Blame?

by | Oct 17, 2018 | Headline News | 27 comments

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    This article was originally published by Brandon Smith at

    After a certain length of time examining history in-depth, anyone who is honest and relatively objective comes to understand that most of what we are told about our past in the mainstream is completely fabricated. We learn that much of “history” is not about posterity or heritage and more about a continuous set of false narratives peppered with half-truths. That is to say, what we thought we knew is actually lies.

    Unfortunately, these lies can be complex, to the point that even many alternative researchers get caught up in their own biases to the point that they lose track of reality. Of course, this is what propaganda and 4th generation warfare is meant to accomplish; it creates a series of filters that thin out the crowd of truth seekers a little at a time. Those few who make it through to the other side might discover the bigger picture, but when they turn around to explain what they have seen there’s hardly anyone left to listen.

    Intricate propaganda narratives are actually rooted in simple archetypal memes that resonate with the average person’s sense of story. Think of mainstream historical events as more of a screenplay with a well-practiced set of beats, and the people who draft this screenplay intend we the public to act as an audience with limited participation. Our jobs are merely to continue providing fuel for the machine with our labor until the machine no longer needs us, and to continue perpetuating the fantasies that the machine conjures up as news feed fodder.

    There are many actors that read lines from the historic screenplay and act out elaborate scenes meant to emotionally manipulate the masses. These actors play the roles of politicians and leaders of state. They are banking moguls and corporate heads. They are media gatekeepers and manufactured celebrities. If a person sits in what appears to be a position of power, they are seldom what they seem on the surface.

    I’m explaining this conundrum because a lot of people out there claim such things are obvious, yet they continue to fall for the same Kabuki theater over and over again. I am also explaining it because the subject matter of this article is a perfect example of the 4th generation warfare narrative in action. The latest escalation of what I consider an inevitable battle between the Trump Administration and the Federal Reserve is not at all what the mainstream or much of the alternative media think it is.

    I have examined Donald Trump’s dubious background and associations thoroughly in multiple articles. To summarize, Trump has been tied to globalist financiers and think tank members for at least 25 years. He has nominated and/or stacked his cabinet with those same ghoulish people over the past two years.

    To illustrate the severity of the problem, I suggest readers look into people like Wilber Ross, the Rothschild banking agent that bailed Trump out of his considerable Taj Mahal casino debts decades ago, who is now the Commerce Secretary.

    Larry Kudlow, the director of the National Economic Council and an adviser to Trump is a former economist for the New York Federal Reserve. Steven Mnuchin, the Treasury Secretary, was prominent member of Goldman Sachs.

    During the election, Trump’s rhetoric surrounding the banking takeover of Washington was highly critical, yet he now associates closely with banking alumni that many conservatives would consider suspicious or untrustworthy in their motives. Some cycle out and are replaced with yet more banking elites. At any given time, there are always several financial elitists looming in the halls of the White House and most of them are linked to organizations with a decidedly globalist mission.

    This fact should make it clear to anyone with common sense that when Trump “goes to war” with the bankers in his speeches, what he is producing is theater. So, when I read the latest news that Trump is calling the Federal Reserve “crazy” and blaming them for the most recent stock market plunge in October, I have to point out that this is likely even more theater. However, it is theater with a purpose.

    In February 2017 in my article ‘In A Battle Between Trump And The Fed, Who Really Wins?‘, I outlined why a conflict between Trump and the central bank would actually HELP globalists in their goal of dethroning the U.S. dollar as the world reserve in a way that makes it appear like a random catastrophe of political chaos rather than a planned event. This would clear the way for a new single world currency system which some internationalists refer to as the “global economic reset.”

    In my article ‘Trump vs The Fed: America Sacrificed At The NWO Altar‘, published in July, I went even further and predicted a choreographed clash between Trump and the Federal Reserve.

    Now it appears that this clash has been initiated.

    The fact that the mainstream financial media has suddenly reverted to panic mode over a drop of a couple of thousand points in the Dow Jones should give people pause. What this showcases is a change in tone to previous declines in which the media shrugged off or dismissed falling equities as a mere “correction.” Today, outlets like Bloomberg talk of “crisis.”

    As I have noted in the past, the mainstream media and central banks do not warn of crisis far in advance like the alternative media. Rather, they warn of crisis mere weeks or months in advance; too late for the average person to do much to prepare. The recent change in attitude by the mainstream suggests that the next stage of the collapse that has been ongoing since 2008 is here.

    For the globalists this is a precarious time. If a crash occurs in a narrative vacuum the public will naturally blame the most obvious culprits — namely the central banks and international banks. They are the obvious culprits because they have essentially admitted to economic sabotage in the past.

    Ben Bernanke admitted that the Fed was responsible for the drawn-out pain of the Great Depression. Alan Greenspan admitted to Fed culpability for the bubble of the 1990s and the derivatives bubble of 2008. In 2012, Jerome Powell warned that when the Fed decided to finally institute interest rate hikes and balance sheet cuts, stimulus addicted markets would crash. Today as Fed chairman he is implementing those exact polices knowing exactly what the consequences will be.

    The problem is, once again, false narrative. Central bankers admit to playing a large part in historic crashes, but they pretend as if they were “unaware” of the bigger dangers at the time. They also exploit scapegoats as a means to divert public attention away from their activities.

    For the Great Depression, Bernanke admits that the Fed’s tightening actions into economic weakness prolonged and increased the horror of the Great Depression, yet the Fed’s official position is to blame the existence of the gold standard. For the derivatives bubble, central bankers admit to a “lack of foresight” on the part of the Fed, but still blame “deregulation” as the primary cause of the crash of 2008. For the next phase of economic decline in 2018, they have a new scapegoat; a scapegoat that is HELPING them — Donald Trump.

    As I warned in March of this year, Trump’s presidential career has so far closely (and strangely) matched that of Republican president Herbert Hoover just before the crash of 1929. Trump has implemented major tax cuts, infrastructure spending programs and major tariffs all on the heels of economic instability, just as Hoover did. And much like at the beginning of the Great Depression, the Federal Reserve is also hiking rates as the rest of the economy falters.

    Trump is providing perfect cover for the banking elites to continue pulling life support from the system and imploding a 10-year bubble in stocks and bonds. His trade war can be used in numerous ways to offset any blame from the central banks as they deliberately demolish equities and other markets. The fact that Trump has readily taken credit for epic stock market gains the past two years also aids the Federal Reserve greatly.

    During his campaign, Trump warned that stock markets were “a big bubble” created artificially by the Fed’s low interest rate manipulation. Now, Trump attacks the Fed as crazy for raising interest rates and deflating that same bubble. Trump is playing a special role in the globalist screenplay — that of the bumbling villain; the guy who had too much hubris and destroyed everything.

    If the conflict between the private Federal Reserve and the White House continues, conservatives may get the outcome they always wanted, but with many strings attached. As the farce goes forward, expect foreign involvement in U.S. Treasury Bonds and the dollar to fall even further. Ten years ago, an audit or shutdown of the Fed could have reversed America’s course for the better. Now, I believe that the globalists WANT to sacrifice the Fed and the dollar. Why? As noted in the Rothschild run The Economist in 1988 in their article on a global currency launch in 2018, the US and the dollar must be diminished in order to make war for a new model led by the International Monetary Fund.

    The Fed is nothing more than a branch of a franchise, and if closing it down wins the globalists more power in the long run, that is exactly what they will do. The IMF and BIS are being set up as the new “global Fed”, and the game is about to change dramatically.

    Trump’s scripted follies are not only setting the stage for a market crash which he and conservatives will be blamed for instead of the banking elites, they are also setting the stage for the death rattle of the dollar. Trump’s fistfight with the central bank will create considerable doubt in US debt as well as the dollar’s world reserve status. This perfectly timed chaos is advantageous to globalists, whose objectives include an economic reset and a new monetary system; Trump’s actions are not part of some heroic battle for the Republic.

    To answer the original question of who is to blame for the coming disaster — BOTH the Fed and Trump are to blame, as they are both playing their parts in the same false narrative.


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      1. Brandon, another good article. Of course everyone will blame Trump but I know better. It’s the damn NWO/Globalist crowd, Rothschilds Rockefellers, etc. Take out Wall St. and the CITY OF LONDON. A lot of problems would get solved.

        • the fed causes it all, do not think for a moment they are not and powell seems determined to “normalize”.

          I know this sites puts out an article predicting recession about every 3 days, but unless he reverses course; recession in 2019; count on it; you can already see new and used car sales and new mortgages plunging, an economic contraction is not 12 months behind those.

        • No Brandon, WRONG again. If the FED keeps raising rates it will trigger a market crash, even though TRUMP’S tax policies, elimination of business regulations,and AMERICA FIRST program is stimulating the economy, and public confidence; which is essential to a growing economy.

          “Trump’s scripted follies are not only setting the stage for a market crash which he and conservatives will be blamed for instead of the banking elites, they are also setting the stage for the death rattle of the dollar. Trump’s fistfight with the central bank will create considerable doubt in US debt as well as the dollar’s world reserve status.”


          TRUMP’S policies are not setting the stage for a market crash. HOW? TRUMP’S policies are pro growth. The business cycle is ending because the consumer is satiated and burdened by excessive debt. That’s the way they always end.

          Your preposition that TRUMP’S “fistfight with the Fed” will “create considerable doubt in US debt as well as the dollar’s world reserve status” is absolutely fucking ridiculous !!! Anyone with a basic economic education knows it.

          First of all, many president’s have been at odds with the Fed over the course of the financial history of the US Banking System, TRUMP is no different. The Fed for better or worse, was given autonomy to stymie the natural tendency of a president to goose the economy for political purposes; to suppress the possibility of hyper-inflation for example.

          Second, the US Debt to GDP ratio is well within historical norms at 110% while the number two economy in the world, CHINA is at 250% and it is rising quickly as it’s economy tanks under TARIFFS. So NO ONE with half a brain or a real fi9nancial education believes that US Debt is in doubt. Only fucking morons like you do !!!

          Third, King Dollar’s world reserve status is not in any danger, despite the “sky is falling” lunacy from you and Jim Willie. The dollar IS the currency of the NWO / MIC and that is not going to change as long as the MIC exists. If the MIC disappears, it won’t matter to anyone, even you, because we will all be dead, vaporized by atomic explosions.

          You have been pushing this moronic dribble for years. You are a fucking financial moron. CHINA’s GDP numbers come out Friday and it will show (even though they are falsified) that its economy is in decline. This collapse of the Chinese economy is evidenced by reports that the housing market has tanked in CHINA and real estate speculators are rioting because the value of their real estate is dropping: as I have predicted here for years. Next year at this time the rioting may have spreading throughout CHINA as its economy is crushed by TARIFFS.

          Yeah, it is in the archives.

          Investment dollars from the emerging markets are starting to flood into the USA as it does at the end of every business cycle. (Also in the archives). TRUMP’S policies are putting the squeeze on all of our adversaries: Russia, China, Iran, Turkey, and Venezuela.

          It’s a great time to be an American because we have a Patriot in the Oval Office !!! 🙂

          • Patriot? He’d be shot dead by now. He’s being a loyalist to his family & friends. You and I are not a part of the “club”

            • LMFAO !!! Spoken like a true snowflake troll & Obola supporter. 🙂

          • You are ignoring a lot of facts.Trump is owned by the banksters/deep state.The only president who actually opposed them was assassinated.

            • TRUMP is not “owned” by the banksters/deep state. Nothing could be further from the truth. If that were true the Deep State would not have opposed him so vigorously: even to the point of violating their oath of office and Constitutional law; including treason in a desperate attempt to block him from winning and afterwards to try and remove him from office with fake news and false allegation.

              You are dumber than you look George. 🙂

        • True.Trump is just their puppet who has surrounded himself with banksters

      2. The wild card here is the Saudis. Will they soon pull the plug on the Petrodollar by announcing their intention to begin accepting gold or other currencies for payment of their oil?

        With the recent developments surrounding Jamal Khashoggi’s murder and calls for Trump to cut off arms to Saudi Arabia, this could act as the primer that detonates the dollar’s reserve status by pushing the Saudis firmly into the welcoming arms of the BRICS alliance.

        • The Saudis are NOT a wild card. Without the US the Saudi’s wouldn’t last a month and they know it. At the same time TRUMP is not going to throw the Saidi’s under the bus. SA is an important ALLY and the US-Saudi relationship is symbiotic.

          Khashoggi was a NWO Muslim Brotherhood POS, and expendable.
          His name will disappear from the headlines in less than two weeks. Remember Dr Ford ??? Where is she ??? A footnote on the Ash Heap of History. Soon to be joined by Khashoggi.

          BTW the USA is the top oil & gas producer now and we have yet to unleash our energy potential. 🙂

          • You’re an idiot! Go take your meds & go back to bed.

            • LMFAO !!! Make an argument for your case DICKHEAD !!! 🙂

          • SA is one of the worst shithole countries and the birthplace of radical Islam.I am ashamed that they are allies especially considering that the US Is arming them in their genocidal war on Yemen.

            • I don’t disagree with you on this one George, but in the case of SA its: “the enemy of my enemy is my friend” kind of thing considering their conflict with Iran.

              As far as I am concerned we should sell SA all the weapons they need to turn Iran into a Sea of Glass !!! 🙂

      3. What is really going on?

        The protocols of Zion. It is a conspiracy for world domination. The last nails of the structure are being hammered in by world communism. These satanists are clever.

        Recently I wrote a post about the campaign objectives of Presidential hopeful Patrick Little who will run for President in 2020, two years. If he should win here is my fear. He wants two things which could backfire on the USA. He wants to deport Juus to Madagascar and give blacks billions of dollars. Using the billions presently going to Isreal, ten years of those tax dollars would go instead to blacks. Sounds OK on the surface but consider this.

        By his own admission, just a few years back Little was a big supporter of all things Ju. He claims he changed. Maybe, maybe not. With billions of dollars going to blacks, the traditional muscle for the Ju in the USA, what happens to white European Americans? Think. Whites have armed themselves for years. In a race war between blacks and whites, whites could conceivably utterly eviserate and destroy what resistance blacks could muster. But with billions of dollars, blacks could mount a real opposition. The two sides could wipe each other out leaving both sides reduced in numbers. Even if one side eventually killed every other member of the other, their own side would have many casualties and deaths. All the meantime, the Ju would be safe in some far off land; free to return when the smoke cleared.

        Now, you ask, what has this to do with the topic at hand, banks? Everything! Hitler came to power on the heels of massive inflation. He sent Jus to Isreal and about 500,000 (not 6 million) to work camps in the outskirts of the cities, away from harms way. Hitler was given money by Ju Bankers. The allies Russia, paid by Rothschild via NewYorker Jacob Schiff funded Communism in white Christian Russia which along with white Christian USA and white Christian England engaged white Christian Germany in the most murderous war in history killing billions of white Christian brothers because of the manipulations of a few satanistic Ju Bankers with an insatiable lust for power, money and worldwide domination over all the people of the world.


        • The Protocols of the Learned Elders of Zion is an antisemitic fabricated text purporting to describe a Jewish plan for global domination. The hoax was first published in Russia in 1903, translated into multiple languages, and disseminated internationally in the early part of the 20th century. According to the claims made by some of its publishers, the Protocols are the minutes of a late 19th-century meeting where Jewish leaders discussed their goal of global Jewish hegemony by subverting the morals of Gentiles, and by controlling the press and the world’s economies.

          Henry Ford funded printing of 500,000 copies that were distributed throughout the United States in the 1920s. The Nazis sometimes used the Protocols as propaganda against Jews; it was assigned by some German teachers, as if factual, to be read by German schoolchildren after the Nazis came to power in 1933, despite having been exposed as fraudulent by The Times of London in 1921. It is still widely available today in numerous languages, in print and on the Internet, and continues to be presented by some proponents as a genuine document.

          The Protocols is a fabricated document purporting to be factual. Textual evidence shows that it could not have been produced prior to 1901. It is notable that the title of Sergei Nilus’s widely distributed edition contains the dates “1902–1903”, and it is likely that the document was actually written at this time in Russia, despite Nilus’ attempt to cover this up by inserting French-sounding words into his edition. Cesare G. De Michelis argues that it was manufactured in the months after a Russian Zionist congress in September 1902, and that it was originally a parody of Jewish idealism meant for internal circulation among antisemites until it was decided to clean it up and publish it as if it were real. Self-contradictions in various testimonies show that the individuals involved—including the text’s initial publisher, Pavel Krushevan—deliberately obscured the origins of the text and lied about it in the decades afterwards.

          Go back to reading Dr. Seuss, it’s more your level meathead!

          • Ever more sophisticated, the Protocols of T-1000 evolve, to assimilate every news item.

      4. My post is in moderation. I think it is worth reading. Mac, can you retrieve my post?
        Thank you.


      5. “As I warned in March of this year, Trump’s presidential career has so far closely (and strangely) matched that of Republican president Herbert Hoover just before the crash of 1929.”

        I have written about the same thing at least 1 or 2 years ago. I have told countless people that the Fed is going to attempt to do to Trump exactly what they did to Hoover.

        It may not work this time. More people know about the Fed now than back in 1929.

      6. I wonder if the reason nobody said nothing when the FEDs 100 year charter came up for renewal in 2013. Is Full Spectrum Dominance?

      7. Trump is ticking off Iran. They are being backed into a corner with Trump’s sanctions. Don’t underestimate that situation as Hezbollah might take matters into their own hands.

        • Let’s hope that Hezbollah gets “froggie” and gives Israel and the US the excuse they need to eliminate this scourge once and for all !!! 🙂

      8. She called him Mushroom Dick. He called her Horseface. A juvenile verbal exchange between the President of the United States and a Porn Star. In what Universe is that acceptable? Okay, maybe she started it, but still…

        • Also, consider that the organized fight takes place in too-big-to-fail venues. There are no independent broadcasters, because that would be illegal. The advertisers are too-big-to-fail, even if you were to boycott / ignore it. A self-contained kind of universe that exists in a vacuum.

      9. Get real. I voted for Trump but now realize if Trump opposed the Banksters before the election he would never have been selected/elected, and if he spoke out against them after the selection/election (and they knew he wasn’t bluffing) he’d already be dead. Simple as that.

        Get over your fantasy. He’s not going to MAGA. Deal with it.

      10. If it’s subject to executive order, who is to blame.

      11. It’s simple, the fed and taxes started in the same year. This country has been screwed since. Someone needs to print the names of the fed, just in case.

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