The Fire Has Begun  

Posted by Big Gav

Mike Ruppert is a bit of a nut, but he does have a gift for paranoid conspiracy theories - and he's quite adept at collecting peak oil related information.

His latest missive, "The Fire Has Begun", contains a whole lot of snippets (a fair few of which I've linked to here) including this gem of a quote from Matt Savinar on the upside of Peak Oil (as seen from the doomsday camp):

"When people ask me what is 'positive' about Peak Oil, I tell them (only half-jokingly) that: "well, if there is no collapse, we're all going to be chipped, tagged, drugged with FOX news being beamed into our brains while living in slums patrolled by robotic soldiers with strangely familiar Austrian accents."

He also references Marshall Auerbach's latest economics essay, "The Militarization Of Oil" (didn't that happen a long time ago) which describes how the US army is now "a global oil-protection service".

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