Saturday, December 29, 2018



Sunkissed:   Let's see what they are saying here -- by NOT SAYING IT........

To EXEMPT someone from the Taxes and Tariffs tells us they are DEFINITELY implementing them!

Because, if you're not implementing them, why take the effort to exempt someone????? 

Samson:  Iraq plans to exempt 350 Jordanian goods from fees

29th December, 2018

The ambassador of Iraq in Jordan Safia al-Suhail confirmed on Saturday that the activation of the bilateral agreement, which exempts about 350 Jordanian goods from customs and duties, will be soon.

"There is an official Iraqi approach to activate the bilateral agreement, which exempts about 350 Jordanian goods from customs and duties," Suhail said in a statement to Al-Ghad newspaper.

The Jordanian delegation arrived in Baghdad on Friday for a two-day official visit during which Jordanian Prime Minister Omar al-Razzaz will hold talks with his Iraqi counterpart Adel Abdul-Mahdi on the future of cooperation in various political and economic fields.
The talks between the Prime Minister and the ministerial delegation accompanying the Iraqi side focused on ways of achieving economic integration between the two countries, increasing the volume of trade exchange, consensus on measures that would activate trade lines, complete the construction of the oil pipeline and oil imports, and improve the level of cooperation in the fields of industry and investment. Of expertise and competencies, and other areas, according to the newspaper.    LINK


Samson:  European investigation against 4 international banks exchanged sensitive information .. Threatened by heavy fines

29th December, 2018

European Commission suspects that four international banks will make understandings in the secondary market for dollar-denominated bonds between 2009 and 2015, an investigation that could lead to heavy fines

The four banks are Credit Agricole (French), Credit Suisse (Swiss), Deutsche Bank (Deutsche Bank) and Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Brussels suspects that at different times between 2009 and 2015, the four banks exchanged sensitive trade information and harmonized their prices for dollar-denominated sovereign bonds in the European Economic Area, the EU executive said

The TRA points out that communications were mainly held in online discussion forums and that the investigation was related to the behavior of some "financial intermediaries" in these four banks. However, the Commission stressed that informing banks of their doubts did not prejudge the outcome of the investigation

The European Commission's investigation is a further blow to the reputation of the European banking sector, which has already been hit by the billions of dollars in fines paid by major European banks to manipulate exchange rates and the LIBOR rate, which is used as a reference for billions of dollars in financial transactions worldwide

And "Libor" is the interest rate calculated from the estimates provided by leading banks in London. Each bank estimates the amounts to be collected if borrowed from other banks. The resulting rate is usually shortened to "LIBOR

The European executive has not designated the institutions concerned that are subject to a maximum penalty of 10 per cent of their global gross sales rate if they are found guilty of violating European competition rules

But in a separate statement, Credit Suisse, the second-largest Swiss bank, said it was "in the same calm," and that the European Commission's doubts were only about "one former employee." He said he had cooperated with the European authorities during her investigation, pointing out that the case concerned only one employee, leaving the bank in 2016
Deutsche Bank, which has already paid more than 2.6 billion euros to settle disputes with the European Commission, including the dispute Concerning the manipulation of "Libor", he cooperated with the European Commission "proactively" and does not expect a fine

The European Union generally does not recognize the reports of Kashfu Corruption, which report illegal acts in this type of file

A corruption detector is someone who discloses alleged misconduct, fraud, or illegal activity in the institution. The alleged misconduct can be classified in several ways; for example, a violation of a law, rule or legislation that poses a direct threat to the public good such as fraud, health, safety and corruption violations. Kashfu may report corruption internally (eg, to other persons within the institution) or externally (to observers, law enforcement agencies, media or groups dealing with corruption issues

Shortly afterwards, Crédit Agricole, who received a € 114.6 million fine in 2016 for his participation in Libor interest rate fraud, said he had received a statement from the European Commission's judicial system, specifically on the secondary bond market. He said Credit Agricole SA and Credit Agricole CIB would review and answer the letter

Despite these data, the value of the shares of Credit Agricole fell from 4.0 per cent to 9.48 per cent, while the European Banking Index lost 2.48 per cent. Deutsche Bank shares shed 7.04 per cent of their value and Credit Suisse shares fell 3.79 per cent   LINK
Samson:  IMF: The US dollar's share in world currency reserves is at a 5-year low
29th December, 2018

Data from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) showed that the US dollar's share in world currency reserves fell in the third quarter to a five-year low, while the euro's share rose to the largest in nearly four years

The share of the US currency in world foreign exchange reserves rose to $ 6.63 trillion, or 61.94 percent of total

reserves, in the third quarter, from $ 6.56 trillion, or 62.4 percent, in the second quarter

According to IMF data, the share of the US dollar in reserves fell to its lowest level since it recorded 61.27 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013

IMF data also showed that the euro's share of global currency reserves rose to 20.48 percent in the third quarter of 2018, the largest share since the fourth quarter of 2014

The Chinese yuan's share of global foreign exchange reserves fell to 1.80 percent in the third quarter of 2018, the first drop since the IMF began publishing figures on China's fourth quarter of 2016   LINK
Samson:  China scientists turn copper into gold

29th December, 2018

In a stunning discovery that could affect precious metals prices in the world, Chinese scientists first learned how to convert cheap copper into gold.

According to the New York Post, the Chinese research team was able to convert cheap copper metal to a nearly identical new substance in its composition with gold, using hot electronically charged argon gas.  The role of hot argon gas is to use its fast-moving ionizing radiation to blow copper atoms into metal sheets.  With the cooling of these atoms and intensification, a thin layer of "sand" formed. Scientists observed that each grain of sand does not exceed a few nanometers diameter, about 1/1000 of the size of a germ.

The scientists used the sand material to convert coal into alcohol, according to the New York Post, after placing it in a reaction room. During this process, which scientists described as "successful", the Chinese concluded that the performance of copper nanoparticles that make up sand matter is similar to the performance of precious gold metal. "Copper nanoparticles have performed a very similar catalyst to gold or silver," the scientists involved in the project said in a statement.  "The results proved ... that after treatment, copper metal can be turned into gold," they added.

The "amazing discovery" was made by a team of scientists from the Institute of Chemical Physics at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Liaoning as they tried to find a "gold alternative." Their findings were published in the journal Science Advances. But this discovery will be useful to the world of manufacturing where a new material was found resistant to high temperatures, oxidation and corrosion.  Professor Sun Jian described his team's results as "like a warrior with a golden shield on a battlefield capable of carrying out an enemy attack."    LINK


Samson:  A bloody moon with a total eclipse 2019 begins with a rare astronomical phenomenon

29th December, 2018

The sky is a rare event in early 2019, when the appearance of what is known as the giant moon is associated with a total eclipse of the moon, a phenomenon that can be seen from North America and some European countries.

According to the British newspaper Daily Mail, the giant moon, the first in 2019, may intersect with eclipses, when the Earth lies directly between the sun and the moon, meaning that the moon will be in the earth.

The giant bloody moon is not very rare, and is called this description because sunlight penetrates the earth's atmosphere on its way to the moon, and the atmosphere of the earth turns it to red as the sun disc is painted in red at sunset.  When the moon moves to the conical shadow of the earth, it turns from sunlight to dark, but some light will reach the moon because it is broken by the Earth's atmosphere.   LINK


12-29-2018   Newshound/Intel Guru Mnt Goat   I told everyone there are still two remaining laws to be passed to fulfill the constitutional requirementsI was told many years ago without a full implementation of the constitution there will be no reinstatement of the dinar...So...we see the HCL this week and last week Iraq talked about the Article 140 requirement. Why is this?   ...the GOI has to do its part and make sure the proper bills go before parliament and parliament passes them...Or no reinstatement.  So all this news about passing HCL and Article 140 suddenly shows each time we get close to any reinstatement.
12-29-2018   Newshound/Intel Guru RVAlready
   No reason to be pessimistic about the RV at this point…..We just have no new data. There was no positive data before the Kuwait change either.




2Cents:  Interesting........what else happens on the 11th???

The 2019 revision schedule will be posted as soon as it is finalized. Please check the website on 11 Jan 2019 to see if there is a mid-month revision for 15 Jan 2019 effective date.

Schedule of UN Operational Rates of Exchange
The Operational Rates of Exchange were last updated for the effective date in accordance with the schedule below and thereafter until further notice.

Publishing Date   27 Dec 2018

Effective Date      31 Dec 2018

Currency Code       IQD
Operational Rate    1170
Effective Date         31 Dec 2018

2Cents:  Thanks DELTA.........Do you know how late into January that Payroll is normally remitted by Baghdad......It looks like the 1/12th policy may come into play but I hope it is after the RD......?????


DocK:  Is Mahdi wanting to be a big boy when he goes to see  Trump  with a real rate  ........
or does he need to wait to see Trump  ??
I think the invite was the CODE for  CHANGE YOUR RATE......   We wait ......

2Cents:  IMO, we should not get discouraged if we do not see the RD on 1/1/19......

In fact, IMO, we will not......IMO, Mahdi did not meet with Trump because of FEAR.......IMO, their phone call was not "friendly" and Mahdi was scrambling and offered to come readily to make amends and stated as soon as New Year's.....Trump has since denied him and gave him 2 weeks to get everything in order......the government has yet to be completed, the Oil/Gas Law is not completed, Article 140 is not agreed just to name a few

I believe that Mahdi said that the Kurds are not playing ball.....My MOF has demanded that they remit the 2 months of payroll from 2017 and the three months from 2018 that the Kurds hold, we have tried to negotiate the budget to no avail and they won't even enter Parliament so we can get things done......Trump, IMO, agreed and stated he is taking care of the problem....Trump stated, IMO, that he has found the issues and that McGurk is gone and the C_A influence is being removed from Kurdistan and that I am moving troops from Syria to Kurdistan to further "police" it ......

Hence the Pompeo visit on the 11th and no set date for Mahdi to come to Washington......It will totally depend on what Pompeo finds on his trip whether Mahdi is "allowed" to come to DC......I now look to a RD on the weekend of the 11th-13th and a RI after Mahdi comes to DC which will possibly be accompanied with a removal of the last Chapter VII sanction.  We saw the articles Samson brought noting how close the gas deal is with Kuwait......We also know from WS that this is done but not implemented....

However, don't forget that Iraq will RD and that has to have an associated RV......They have 30 Billionish sitting from the Kuwait Donor conference and another 9 billion pledged from US companies all contingent on a RI.........WE are close IMO.......... don't get down if we don't see it in this window.........I hope we will BUT........  All IMO of course
Samson:  The most important events witnessed by Iraq during the year 2018

29th December, 2018

Iraq witnessed many important events in 2018, most notably parliamentary elections and the formation of a new government in addition to demonstrations in the southern provinces in protest against unemployment, deteriorating services and spreading corruption, as well as continuing to fight the regime.

The following is a chronology of the most prominent events witnessed by Iraq in 2018.
January 2011 The International Organization for Migration (IOM) announces the return of 3 million displaced Iraqis to their homes, while more than 2 million people are still waiting to return.

January 7 Oil Minister Jabbar al-Laibi announces the beginning of the export of oil from the northern Kirkuk fields to Iran at the rate of thirty thousand barrels per day.

January 13 The announcement of a new coalition called "Iraq Victory" headed by Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi.

January 22 Parliament votes unanimously on the date of the new legislative elections, which were set on May 12.

February 4 The Iraqi authorities publish for the first time the names of 60 of the most wanted individuals belonging to the Al-Qaeda, Al-Qa'ida and the banned Baath Party.

February 6 Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi reveals the existence of a government plan to gradually reduce the number of international coalition forces in Iraq during the next phase.

February 11 The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) issues a statement indicating that one in four children in Iraq lives in poverty, while 4 million children need war assistance.

February 14 Iraq's neighbors pledge to contribute some $ 52 billion in loans, credit facilities and investments to help rebuild the affected areas.

February 19 Twenty-seven Popular Forces forces were killed in a ambush by gunmen near the city of Kirkuk.

March 5 The government issues a decision to seize the assets and property of former President Saddam Hussein and his relatives, in addition to more than 4,200 former officials of the former regime.

March 13 Iraq lifts ban on international flights to Kurdistan regional airports.

March 16 The fall of a US military aircraft carrying a number of military personnel near the Qaim area in western Iraq.

March 17 The International Football Association (FIFA) lifts the ban on hosting Iraq for international matches. 14.

April 14 The legislative campaign for the legislative elections in Iraq began, with some 7,000 candidates participating in the elections to win 329 seats in parliament.

April 19 Prime Minister's Office of Information Minister Haidar al-Abadi announces that the Iraqi air force has launched raids on sites to organize "a call in Syria near the Iraqi border.

May 10 About 1 million Iraqi security forces begin voting to elect 328 members of parliament in the first legislative elections the country has been witnessing since a humiliating and upbeat coup.

May 12 Iraqis turn to ballot boxes to choose their representatives in parliament in Iraq's fourth legislative election since the fall of the former regime in 2003.

May 13 The election commission announces that turnout in legislative elections did not exceed 45 percent of Iraqi voters.

19 May The Independent High Electoral Commission announces the victory of Sadr's coalition led by Moqtada al-Sadr in the recent legislative elections.

June 6 Parliament decides in an extraordinary session to re-count the hands of the votes in the last legislative elections under judicial supervision.

June 10 A fire broke out in the Electoral Commission's warehouse building of the Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC) near Rusafa in central Baghdad.

June 13 Muqtada al-Sadr, winner of the parliamentary elections and leader of the Fatah bloc, announced the formation of a political alliance to form the new Iraqi government.

June 23 The Iraqi army announces the killing of 45 members of a sympathetic organization in air raids carried out in the Euphrates valley east of Syria.

June 29 The execution of 13 convicted terrorists is an implementation of the directives of Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi.

July 8 Demonstrations broke out in the southern provinces of Iraq in protest against unemployment, deteriorating services and widespread corruption.

July 14 The government puts its security forces on high alert after a surge in demonstrations in the southern province of Basra
July 15 Security forces face protesters in Basra province and attempt to break into the town hall fails.

July 16 Two people were killed and more than 20 injured in clashes between protesters and security forces in Samawah province.

July 23 Three armed men were killed by Kurdish security forces after they liberated the Erbil governorate building.

August 15 Hundreds of protesters in the southern provinces burn the building of the Qurna district council, 74 km from the city of Basra after the killing of two of the protesters by the security men in the city.

19 August The Supreme Federal Court of Iraq endorses the results of parliamentary elections held on 12 May.

September 5 Demonstrator killed and 25 others injured in violent clashes between demonstrators and security forces in Basra province.

September 7 Demonstrators in the province of Basra storm the Iranian consulate building and bombard the city.

September 16 The House of Representatives elects the governor of Anbar, Mohammed al-Halbusi as its chairman

September 25 Human rights activist Suad al-Ali was assassinated in the city of Basra.

September 27 Miss Baghdad was assassinated by Tareh Fares in Baghdad.

September 28 The United States closes its consulate in the city of Basra and evacuates its staff and holds Tahran responsible for the safety of its nationals in Iraq.

September 30 Kurds in the Kurdistan region are directed to the ballot boxes to cast their votes in the parliamentary elections in its fifth and first session after the independence referendum in 2017.

 2 October Barham Saleh The Constitutional Right leads Iraq after winning the majority of votes in the House of Representatives.

October 5 New President Barham Saleh appoints Adel Abdul Mehdi as the new government.

25 October Parliament approves 14 ministers in the new government headed by Adel Abdel Mehdi.

December 11 Authorities open the Green Zone in central Baghdad in front of traffic and citizens in part.

December 15 Nobel Peace Prize winner Nadia Murad dedicates the prize to build a hospital for victims of sexual abuse in the northern Iraqi city of Sinjar.

December 24 The House of Representatives votes for two new ministers within Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi's government out of five portfolios still pending due to political differences between the blocks.

December 26 US President Donald Trump arrives in Iraq on a surprise visit to inspect his country's troops there and congratulates them on the birth of a child, while denying any plans to withdraw US troops from Iraq.   LINK


The Dollar Stabilizes For The Third Day In Baghdad
Posted on December 28, 2018 by BGG

The dollar stabilizes for the third day in Baghdad 12-28-2018

The foreign exchange markets in Baghdad, Friday morning, stabilized at the exchange rate of the US dollar against the Iraqi dinar.

The market price in the Baghdad Stock Exchange was 1197.5 dinars per dollar, or 119 thousand and 750 dinars per hundred dollars, the same price on Thursday.
​The prices of buying and selling dollars in banking companies were:

The selling price of one dollar 1202.5 dinars, or 120 thousand and 250 dinars per hundred dollars.

The purchase price of the dollar is 1192.5 dinars, or 119 thousand and 250 dinars per hundred dollars.
Prices of foreign, gold, oil , currency, {even the preparation of this news}:

Euro Global Price: 100 EUR = 114.65 USD

GBP Global Price: 100 pounds = 126.70 dollars

Turkish Lira Global Price: $100 = 528.17 lira

price of an ounce of gold worldwide = 1280.77 dollar

price Brent crude oil = $ 53.82
price of a barrel of US crude oil = $ 45.74

Alforatnews.com    http://alforatnews.com/


Deputy for Asrun: nomination of Fayyad will not pass and deputies to the building reject him
Posted on December 28, 2018 by BGG

Deputy for Asrun: Nomination of Fayyad will not pass and deputies to the building reject him

(Baghdad: al-Furat News) The MP from the bloc of Saasron, Badr Zeidi, that the nomination of Faleh al-Fayadh for the bag of the Interior “will not pass” in parliament.

“We did not find anything new for this government because its president, Adel Abdul Mahdi, came in agreement and he had to come ministers according to the conditions set by others and the opening of the selection of ministers of interior professionals,” Zeadi told the news agency Euphrates News.

He pointed out that “the insistence of Abdul Mahdi on Faleh Fayyad is contrary to the terms of the formation of the government, and can not pass the evidence of the passage of five sessions of parliament and was not voted on.”

“We have an objection since the formation of the government on Fayyad and our insistence against him is not disloyal to the government, and Abdul Mahdi to know that the rest of the reform and the whole of the objection to his candidacy.”

He added that “the construction block and Hadi al-Amiri announced not to nominate Fayadh,” noting that “the insistence of Abdul-Mahdi is strange and continuous and he knows that the nomination of Fayyad will not pass and he must change the candidates.”

Zayadi said that “half of the members of the building block do not want to nominate Fayyad and want to vote secret to prevent embarrassment from the mass.”

“The voting process on the candidates, including the Ministry of Education and Defense, is a problem and the votes were not enough to pass the education minister and parliament speaker Mohamed Halboussi announced that the votes, if inaccurate, would be re-voting,” Ziadi said. .is over


Urgent : Government must respond to demands to remove US forces from Iraq
Posted on December 28, 2018 by BGG

Urgent - Government must respond to demands to remove US forces from Iraq“We will not accept the presence of any foreign troops on the ground in Iraq, not even fixed bases,

“The Iraqi government must respond to the calls for the withdrawal of foreign and American forces from Iraq,” he said in a speech to the fourth anniversary of the Liberation of Dhuluiya in Salahuddin province, adding that “we did not agree to the presence of any force, even if it was for training.”

“We extend our sincere thanks to all Islamic resistance factions that have set up tournaments and positions that history will create,” he added.

“We must thank the Islamic Republic of Iran for standing with us in the battle of truth against falsehood and its support for Iraq and the Iraqis in their eternal struggle against terrorism.”

Amiri said in his talk about the current situation in the country, that “if there is no real battle against corruption can not promote Iraq and its reality of service, health and economic.”


BGG ~ This is complete political BS out of the Amiri camp. There is ZERO chance the US pulls out of Iraq. We pulled out of the Syrian north – nothing more.

If they give us any flak we can stop any threat with a barrage of Tomahawks – just like last time. Further, this has little to do with the economic investment we have made. Other than, while they move toward economic re-integration they act like little kids spitting in our eye.


Al-Tamimi: Iraq will borrow from 21 foreign parties in the budget of 2019
Posted on December 28, 2018 by BGG

Al-Tamimi: Iraq will borrow from 21 foreign parties in the budget of 2019

Baghdad today – A member of the House of Representatives Magda Tamimi, on Saturday morning (29 December 2018), that Iraq will borrow, according to the draft federal budget law for the year 2019, from 21 foreign parties.

“Borrowing in the 2019 budget from 21 third parties without domestic borrowing,” Tamimi said in a tweet through her Twitter account.

She added that “the Ministry of Electricity alone will borrow from 15 parties.”

She explained that the parties to borrow from the Ministry of Electricity: “14 of them external and only one domestic destination.”

“The 2019 budget is going in the wrong direction,” she said.

The House of Representatives is expected to resume its sessions after the New Year holiday, to pass the bill, which was returned by the government back to him, after making minor adjustments.

The Council had made 47 observations on the budget law prepared by the previous government, and sent back to the current Council of Ministers, for the purpose of amending.


Agenda of the visit of the Jordanian delegation to Baghdad today

Posted on December 28, 2018 by BGG
Agenda of the visit of the Jordanian delegation to Baghdad today

(International: Euphrates News) Jordanian Prime Minister, Omar al-Razzaz, begins a visit to Iraq today, headed by a large ministerial delegation.

During the visit, Al-Razzaz will meet with his Iraqi counterpart Adil Abdul-Mahdi to discuss the future of cooperation in various political and economic fields, in the interests of the two countries.

Al-Razzaz and the accompanying ministerial delegation are also holding extensive discussions with the Iraqi side to discuss ways of achieving economic integration between the two countries, increasing the volume of trade exchange, consensus on the procedures of trade lines, completing the construction of the oil pipeline and oil imports. Of expertise and competencies, and other fields.

The Jordanian delegation includes ministers of municipal affairs, transport, finance, industry, trade and supply, the state for information affairs, energy and mineral wealth, telecommunications and information technology.

The visit comes within the framework of the Jordanian government’s efforts to expand the horizons of cooperation and exchange with neighboring countries, thus contributing to supporting the national economy and enabling it to overcome challenges and self-reliance.



Jump oil prices
Posted on December 28, 2018 by BGG

Jump oil price 
The price of crude oil jumped about 3 percent on Friday to offset part of its losses in the previous session, but the growth of US stocks and continuing concerns about the global economy kept the markets under pressure.

Brent crude futures rose 2.26 percent, or $ 1.18, to $ 53.34 a barrel at 0219 GMT, after rising by 3.1 percent earlier. Brent futures fell 4.24 percent, or 2.31 dollars, to settle at $ 52.16 a barrel on Thursday.

West Texas Intermediate crude futures jumped 2.26 percent, or 1.01 dollars, after rising 3.6 percent earlier. US crude was down $ 1.61, or 3.48 percent, at $ 44.61 a barrel.

On Thursday, oil prices fell to their lowest level in more than a year, a day after their biggest daily gain in two years, under pressure from concerns about the global economy and oversupply.



Abadi refused Trump’s visit to Iraq: not commensurate with diplomatic norms
Posted on December 27, 2018 by BGG

Abadi rejects ...Abadi refused Trump’s visit to Iraq: not commensurate with diplomatic norms

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – President of the al- Nasr coalition Haidar al-Abadi said on Thursday that he rejected the visit by US President Donald Trump to Iraq , pointing out that this method would harm the bilateral relations between Iraq and America.  
​“We reject the way in which US President Donald Trump’s visit to Iraq took place,” Abadi said in a statement. “This method is not commensurate with diplomatic norms.”

Abadi said that “dealing with Iraq and sovereignty in this way will harm the Iraqi-US relations,” calling on the countries of the region and the world to “realize that Iraq is strong and dear and sovereignty is in the interests of security and stability in the region and the world.”

Trump reveals fears that accompanied his visit to Iraq: We were taken by a dark plane

Suron: Trump’s visit is a provocation to the victims of terrorism and an indication of how much the Great Satan has taken lightly

He added that “the reconciliation requires the support of Iraq to strengthen its unity and security and prosperity and sovereignty,” pointing out that “the achievements and victory achieved by Iraq and the fullness and defeat of the fighters will remain large, and dazzled the whole world through which the imposition of Iraq signed in the region and the world and can not go back.”

The White House said Wednesday that US President Donald Trump had arrived in Iraq and that Trump had denied any plans to withdraw his troops from Iraq.

The office of Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said that the US authorities informed the Iraqi authorities of the visit of US President Donald Trump to Iraq, adding that Trump invited Abdul Mahdi to visit Washington

Source: Alsumaria.tv     LINK  

BGG Who cares what Abadi thinks, at this point? He’s not any major part of the GOI… certainly not the PM. He and his posse met with President Trump and was labeled a career criminal. Maybe it’s good he’s gone.

Some “unnamed element” of Sadr’s bunch is creating some back-lash, but this too sounds a lot like political wrangling.

The bottom line is… the Mahdi GOI was notified (in accordance with all known protocols) and Mahdi was invited to Washington in exchange. Nothing to see… 0ther than our POTUS showed up in a hostile area to visit the troops over Christmas.

Restored Republic via a GCR: Update as of Dec. 28, 2018

Compiled 28 Dec. 12:01 am EST by Judy Byington,

Below is a summary of information from the Internet. It would be up to the individual reader to do their own research and decide whether or not it was valid. Patience is a Virtue. Having Virtue is a sign of a good moral being. Good moral beings have the power to overcome evil and change the world.

A Special Thank You to Martha for her untiring research efforts in discerning the Truth and to Ken who uncovers unlimited intel on pedophiles to help us Save the Children.

Judy Note: Where we think we are as of early morning Dec. 28:

A. The Plan - Operation Q:

Operation Q was in Phase 5 of 5 phases to save the economy and gain back control of US political affairs through restoration of the original Constitution and a revaluation of the fiat US Dollar into a gold/asset-backed US Note via a Global Currency Reset that would dissolve the Federal Reserve and return US taxpayer money back to The People.
Government Shutdown = RV/GCR Release = Indictments Unsealed = Mass Arrests = Martial Law Enforced = US Space Command Active = Military Tribunals Held = Republic Restored = GESARA Law Implemented = New Elections Held = Fair Tax System for All.

*A government shutdown was said needed in order to arrest those in government named in the indictments while they were not government employees. See 15 min. mark: http://www.rumormillnews.com/cgi-bin/forum.cgi?read=114080

*Stock Market:

The Alliance was preparing to collapse the Stock Market and force transition to the new quantum financial system (QFS).

1. The Stock Market had to crash in order to move the fiat US dollar so the new USTN could be put into the system.

2. Lowering of the Stock Market would hide the massive influx of wealth into the global money supply caused by the Global Currency Reset.

3. The Stock Market had been in free fall since Oct. 1 and had lost all 2018 gains. In a complete turnaround on Dec. 26, Trump did some manipulating and Stocks had a 1,000 point rally. The Stock Market again fell on Dec. 27 with the Dow dropping over 600 points. It was said that this up and down would continue during the RV.


4. The Stock Market needed to show radical volatility prior to the GCR so when the liquidity came the world wouldn’t know the Stock Market was being manipulated.

5. The Stock Market was being manipulated to collapse global markets after the new US Congress was seated on Jan. 3 2019.

The Cabal was planning to use the Stock Market collapse as an excuse to "save" the world from global economic collapse and thus keep the fiat financial system alive.

1. On Dec. 26 the Stock Market was prepared for collapse, with 30 companies set to be made insolvent before year’s end.

2. That same Dec. 26 the City of London (Cabal banking system) was said to have surrendered with an affirmative Brexit vote. (Such may or may not have brought back Cabal western banks into being part of the GCR).

*On that same Dec. 26 Trump made a sudden visit to Iraq (it was said, to congratulate them on the RV) and yet the Leftwing Mainstream Media completely debunked Trump’s visit.

*Redemption/Exchange Appointments:

1. In a Dec. 25 Christmas video that aired to troops in Iraq and elsewhere, Trump said that we were having a monetary reform this week.

2. Rumor was that the RV was released Dec. 24, and we may be contacted by Dec. 27-28 to Sat. Dec. 29 through receipt of an 800#, or by way of an Emergency Broadcast System text, or email asking us to follow instructions to set our appointments.

3. To meet budget requirements Zim redemptions would complete before Jan. 1.

4. Dec. 30 through Sat. Jan. 5 was the start of the 2019 banking week that would hide the private RV. When New York City banks closed Sat. Dec. 29 at 8pm EST, the new 2019 trading year would start Sun. 1am EST or 10am GST in Dubai.

*Restored Republic: Trump appeared to be making the US fully GESARA compliant so that the US Republic would be Restored by Jan. 1, as were 209 sovereign nations wishing to participate in the GCR trying to make themselves GESARA compliant.

*By year’s end the Federal Reserve and IRS would be eliminated, Central Banks reorganized and announcements made on the GESARA Law (freedom from debt of the Federal Reserve), US Restored Republic and a new Flat Tax System - said to be 17% on newly bought items only, with no tax on food or medicine.

*On Jan. 2 2019 Federal courts across the nation would begin trials for those arrested as a result of over 70,000 indictments, plus was the start date on Military Tribunals for those sent to GITMO.

*It was not expected that Congress would return on Jan. 3 because of the government shutdown, plus pending arrests on at least 1/3 if not more, of Congressional members named somewhere in over 70,000 sealed indictments.

*Currency exchanges requesting the higher back screen rates would need to be completed before the general public began exchanging as early as Jan. 2, or others have said on Jan 7. Platforms and Prosperity Packages would be distributed on Jan. 3 or 4.

*The new US elections would be completed sometime in April-May 2019.
B. The Big Call, Bruce: Thebigcall.net: 712-770-4016 pin123456#

1. We would receive the toll free numbers before end of the year.

2. Christmas Day Trump visited Iraq in order to congratulate Abadi and other officials for putting their new government together. In a Dec. 25 Christmas video that aired to troops in Iraq and elsewhere, Trump said that we were having a monetary reform this week.

3. The Stock Market had to crash in order to move the fiat US dollar so the new USTN could be put into the system.

4. On Dec. 26 Trump made a BOTD (a term in the financial market) tweet that could have helped stimulate the market.

5. One of the major banks announced that between now and the end of the week there would be a monetary and financial reset.

6. The RV would be anywhere from tonight Dec. 27 to Sat. Dec. 29.

7. The new rates were on the bank screens with pending notifications on the Dinar and Zim.

8. Platforms and Prosperity Packages would be distributed on Jan. 3 or 4. That would be done after we received our toll free numbers.

9. Tier 5 or the general public could start exchanging around Wed. Jan. 2.

10. There were 6 zones in the US. Give them the zip code for where you want to do your exchange. They would connect you to that region in order to set up your appointment.

11. Apts. should be 1½ hours. Bring a sheet with about 8 Trust names. Have your Trustee names and your beneficiaries.

12. For your safety they will track you to and from your appointment through your cell phones.


C. Dec. 27 2018 8:31 pm EST RV Released, Tilton: "RV Released" - Philip Tilton Intel Update 12-27-18

1. The Fed has been removed.

2. Trump was in Iraq to congratulate them on their RV.

3. RV would be released tonight Dec. 27.


D. Dec. 27 2018 12:45 am EST Intel Alert: Operation Disclosure: GCR/RV Intel Alert for December 27, 2018 Operation Disclosure

(Disclaimer: The following is an overview of the current situation based on intelligence leaks received from several sources which may or may not be accurate. Other confirmed sources may also be included in this overview.)

1. Trump has ordered all military to withdraw and return home as per GESARA compliance.

2. Trump's visit to Iraq was a significant symbolic political move recognizing Iraq's crucial role in the upcoming and imminent financial system reboot.

3. The Alliance was preparing to collapse the Stock Market to force the transition to the new quantum financial system (QFS).

4. The Cabal was retaliating through disinformation campaigns. In an act of desperation, the Cabal were planning to use the Stock Market collapse as an excuse to "save" the world from global economic collapse and thus keeping the fiat financial system alive. This disinformation battle between the Alliance and the Cabal was already seeping into the mainstream media, why the Cabal was pushing for a collapse and why Trump appeared to be trying to save it in a complete turnaround.

5. This was now a political blame game between the Cabal and the Alliance. However, it was futile for the Cabal to resist as the Alliance has gathered enough evidence to bring them down and win public approval.

6. The Cabal were only setting themselves up in committing financial terrorism and treason against the U.S. and the world. Checkmate.


Chattels    Both the 2018 and 2019 budgets are comparable in billions.

chattels   A Review of Iraq’s 2019 Budget Proposal


chattels   Check the line item for oil revenues in both 2018 and 2019.
chattels   You have to click on the PDF.
chattels   How much is 93,751 billion ?   Approximately 93 trillion dinar.

chattels   Yes, the budgets may be written in billions, but thousands of billions is trillions.

chattels   More bovine scatology or ignorance from a guru. It is not a harbinger of added value to the dinar or the mystical " RV ".

chattels   The " everything else noise " that RVAlready is hearing is the sound of his own mumbling.

chattels   Thursday, December 27, 2018 
New Poll Finds Widespread Cynicism and Alienation Over The Iraqi Govt


chattels   A recent public opinion poll conducted from August to October 2018 pointed to the Iraqi public having little faith in the country’s politics.

chattels   The numbers showed the results of 13 years of national unity governments, which consistently failed to meet the needs of the public. They couldn’t prevent two wars, nor provide basic services and adequate employment for the country despite making huge amounts of money from oil.

The corruption that resulted also undermined support. The result is fewer people believe in elections and the political process.

​The low percentages in Kurdistan also point to general anger Kurds feel towards the federal government after they seized the disputed territories as a result of the failed independence referendum last year.

chattels   The belief appears to be that the Iraqi ruling parties are so entrenched that they cannot be stopped from their holding onto power by any means necessary so few believed there was a solution to this dilemma.

chattels   Democracy is supposed to be government for and by the people. Iraqis do not feel like that is happening. 
​chattels   The new administration of Prime Minister Adil Abdul Mahdi is not infusing confidence. It is another national unity government just like all the others since 2005, but with a major difference.

Mahdi didn’t run as a candidate so he comes from no party, and the winning lists didn’t form an alliance to create the government. Instead, the two largest lists Moqtada al-Sadr’s Sairoon and Hadi Amiri’s Fatah formed two separate alliances and agreed to elect Mahdi, but have disagreed on how to finish his cabinet.

With such low voter turnout, and general alienation the government is not doing anything to win over the public with strong action. Instead they are arguing amongst each other just like they always have meaning they are continuing to ignore the people now that they have their votes.  chattels   SOURCES

National Democratic Institute, “Iraqis Call on the New Government for Jobs, Services, and Reconstruction, August-October 2018 Survey Findings,” November 2018

Spectra   LaGuardia Temporarily Shuttered As Con Edison Transformer Explosion In Queens Lights Sky, Social Media Ablaze----


Spectra   more strange stuff complimentary of CONEDISON

Spectra   NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — One of the Tri-State area’s three major airports was forced to temporarily shut down late Thursday as an electric emergency at a Con Edison substation in Queens lit the night sky across much of New York City ablaze and spawned a flurry of social media reaction.

The NYPD says a transformer exploded at the utility company’s facility in Astoria shortly after 9 p.m.

Xyz   Abdul Mahdi will succeed in his mission and his resignation will hurt Iraq


Dave   media informing us to expect huge spike in gas prices in the next few days.....

Doug_W   silver is up to 15.35 today

Baxter   i saw that... if I go buy some... it will drop

Doug_W   I got about 5 K worth at that price

Baxter   whats it supposed to do?

Doug_W   who knows everything it topsy turvy

Baxter   I know it..

Doug_W   800 pt swing on mkt today

Baxter   down or up

Doug_W   up

Baxter   \good
Baxter   PTR is saying the market swing is due to the changing of currency.. going to asset backed..
​Doug_W   there are so many things out there I ignore them ALL till I see it happen

Baxter   i know.. me too
Baxter   also said... did you ever see a president sit in the white house on xmas before
Baxter   then ..go to Iraq

Doug_W   he is atypical 4 sure but we needed that
Baxter   yep

eman4u55   BGG ~The bottom line is… the Mahdi GOI was notified (in accordance with all known protocols) and Mahdi was invited to Washington in exchange. Nothing to see… 0ther than our POTUS showed up in a hostile area to visit the troops over Christmas.

eman4u55   hostile area ? ?
eman4u55   is that trying to find parking at the new mall that hostile area ?

Woke AF   LOL, the PM of Australia stopped by unannounced today to check on their troops- 2 days after Trump stopped by~
Woke AF   In Iraq

Woke AF   https://m.thebaghdadpost.com/en/Story/34603/Australian-PM-a1rrives-in-Iraq-to-visit-troops-source

xyz   A girl aged 70 years !!


xyz   Two nuns who worked for decades at a Catholic school in California embezzled a "substantial" amount of money from tuition and other funds and used it to pay for gambling trips to Las Vegas


firefarmer   well bless their hearts! I bet the devil made them do it. HMMM What you think?

blackgold   I Love it, President Trump said if they don't approve the wall, he will close the southern border, I love it, He ain't no joke




No reason to be pessimistic about the RV at this point…..We just have no new data. There was no positive data before the Kuwait change either.

Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi on Wednesday accepted an invitation from US President Donald Trump to visit the White House on the eve of New Year's Day. Earlier, Reuters reported that Trump had invited Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi to visit the White House on New Year's Eve. It is finished

Baghdad today video....

The video sure changed my prospective of what Iraq is presently. I realize that this is a promotional and not all of the country looks so nice and tidy. But neither did Tokyo and Frankfurt 15 years after the war ended... JMHO..

Looks like Bahgdad is nicer than a lot of parts of the US !!! They have been hiding the prosperity of Iraq !!!

You Are Entering..... ""The 5 Days Between.........


Replay: 641.715.0623, PIN CODE 409029#


Ray: . . . 

Tony: Goooooooooood Morning, TNT! 

(I missed the first few minutes of the call. I will post it as soon as I can. 

It’s still the end of the year. January is only a couple of days away. For the last 4 years they have tried to do the RV between the 1st and 14th of January. 

CURRENT WINDOW: Tony: It’s a holiday. Either they will go with this thing the end of the month or we will see it the first 15 days in January something will happen. I actually don’t see it guys. Nobody is doing anything. . . Between the 4th and the 8th is what I’m looking at. 

Everybody is still saying ‘it’s done, just waiting for the announcement.’ We went through this last year with black Friday and then Christmas, banks saying it was ready. Not getting any of that this year. Not telling the people to get ready. More than likely right back into Jan is what I see. Between the 4th and the 8th is what I’m looking at. 

IRAQ: PM Mahdi is scheduled to visit the US January 4th. It is to discuss the Iranian sanctions. An announcement before or after his visit? Tony: They will never, ever, ever, ever let it look like the US made a decision for them!!! . . . They are not going to do that! They will never want their citizens to know that! 

International Status for Dinar: 1) You can see it on Forex; 2) trading and paired with other currencies and other counries; 3) paid on their Qe cards. Tony: It’s done. We are just waiting for the announcement. 

Ministers: Tony: We think they have all been met. Everyone has congratulated them on completing their Government. Trump just did . . . yet we say they are not complete because they hae not voted on their ministers. Are they still fighting over them? Why do they submit the same names over and over again? We’ve been waiting for the Ministers to be voted on 6-8 weeks now and it’s still the same name. What’s the purpose? They are intentionally kicking it down the road until when? Price of oil and they are waiting for an uptrend? Everything situation I just went through stems from the US. 
President Trump: Did Trump meet with GOI? Articles says he did and did not. Tony: Supposedly Trump did meet with Abadi. Trump hasn’t gone a lot of places . . . because of an assassination attempt. It was not the way a visit is usually made to a country. He was invited and they could not agree on a location. Trump did not want to go off the base. They did have a phone call. A bunch of them . . . Parliament members . . . did feel disrespected. Those who want the US out of Iraq, including Iran, are making a big deal out of it to use it to push the US out of Iraq as they have wanted for some time. 

CBI: Tony: Exchange locations are on corners. It’s a holiday. Either they will go with this thing the end of the month or we will see it the first 15 days in January something will happen. I actually don’t see it guys. Nobody is doing anything. 

Parliament: No talk of any new currency notes being released. Next meeting and vote is scheduled for January 8th. Tony: They could change the (submitted minister) names anytime between now and the 8th and this thing would be over with. 

Maliki still doing CYA and working with Iran to keep influence in the GOI. He still needs a GOI position so he is not investigated. 

Demonstrations: Tony says the people know something we don’t know because they are not rioting. In Basra they are rioting but it’s about their local issues and not about Parliament’s non-activity. 

Kurdistan is our biggest ally in Iraq. 

US Military bases: Two more near Syrian border that Iraqi’s did not know about and ready to put in two more bases. Tony: They look at it as an invasion. . . any country we have gone to war with/fpr we have never left. That was the agreement we had with Iraq when the war was over. 


Currencies: If oil is in the $40 – $46 range do you know how it will affect the Dinar rate? Tony: It will still be in the $3.71 range at $46. 


Banks: Banks not excited and not on alert status. No change in the lead bank. It is still Wells Fargo that is the lead bank and represents the U.S. Treasury. 

Taxes: No change in the previous information that it will be a non-taxable event. 

800 #’s: No release of the numbers or information regarding their release. 


ZIM Information: No update or change in previously given information this call. 

Q & A: TNT Forum
– You said Article 140 had been implemented. I cannot find any information about it. Wondering where you got the information? Tony: If I found it there had to be an article out about it. 

Q & A: Callers
– What does the UST hae to do with Iraq and RV? Tony: Most of the laws in their country was set up by agreement during the war. We set those requirements. Includes their currency. We have veto power over that. While they have let them go all the way to the point of being International they have not let them RV their currency yet. 
–How is the GOI paying it’s bills? How are they living in Iraq? Tony: At the end of this call I am going to Tweet out something and show you just that. 


Tony . . . Okay guys . No good news and no bad news. At a stalemate. Why they put date out to the 8th. Nobody excited. Nothing on the boards in Iraq. Just need to make an announcement. 

Yes Madhi coming over the 8th, but about sanctions. We know the vote scheduled for the 8th and it’s the same name . . . or no vote. Something has to change between now and the 8th in order for the vote to happen. Do they need it? No, it’s not a written requirement They could surprise me and do it tomorrow. Right now, between now and the 15th of January. Enjoy your weekend. 

Ray . . . Are you ready. There is the Utopian way or your way. If you don’t know what the Utopian way is, then look it up and look out for family members. Ownership or control? Are you all in or partially? I don’t know a way to partially be in on an owner versus controller situation? 

Do you know the difference between an Operating and Non-operating foundations? 

Debt Management? Not just cutting up your credit cards. Some of us will knowingly and voluntarily go into debt to let our money work for us and that working money will handle the debt management. Using credit as a convenience rather than a necessity. 

Some of these subjects, if you want to review will be on Sunday mornings “rap” session. 

Those of you on your way to Wilson, NC the party kicks off at 7 pm. Have your dancing shoes on. Travel safely. As far as the weekend if anything pops we will get it out to you. If nothing happens we will be back on Jan 31st for our regular Monday session. (played “I Believe.”)