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Don Swenson

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Donald B. Swenson: Born January 24, 1943, Roseau, Minnesota. Graduated H.S. 1961, Moorhead High, Minnesota. Graduated College 1968, Moorhead State University, Minnesota. Designated member of Appraisal Institute (MAI), 1974. Employed with Western Life Insurance Company, 1968 – 71; Iowa Securities Company, 1971 – 73; American Appraisal Company, 1974 – 81. Part-time teacher/valuation consultant/bartender, 1979 – 2008 (taught workshops at Waukesha County Technical Institute, Wi. and Madison Area Technical College, Wi.). Retired 2008 (part time teacher/blogger), AZ. Self educated economist/philosopher/theologian:

Kingdom Economics - What happens after a dire event is that our corrupt Central Bank traders (using their high-speed computers and their trading algorithms) pump up the DOW and the other indexes to cover-up the pain. I have witnessed this paradox many times these past 9 years. A dire event happens and then the DOW sky-rockets to another […]

Kingdom Economics - To solve our political and economic problems we could shut-down the Central Government in Washington (which appears to be happening as I write this missive) or we might shut-down our Central Bank in New York. Which would be preferable? You know my view. Our unconstitutional Central Bank needs to be shut-down!   We need to […]

Kingdom Economics - Today, I discussed the nature of Bitcoin with an economist friend at the clubhouse. He did not dispute my claim that Bitcoin and all the other Alt currencies are non-material and/or spiritual currencies. This unit (called Bitcoin) gets created via an algorithm and a mathematical code which derives from human consciousness.   All that derives from […]

Kingdom Economics -   Our esteemed leader, the President of the USA, says that if Hillary would have won the election the Dow Index would have experienced a 50% drop (say to around 9,000 as of today). Today, however, the Dow Index rose to over 26,000 (a 40% increase since November 2016) and Mr. Trump now claims he is […]

Kingdom Economics - The world of finance and economics reveals insanity at the highest level IMO. For those of us who live in the NOW, the world of money and value reveals human ‘insanity’ and ‘mental illness’ at an extreme level. Let’s explore this ‘insanity’ further. Where is money (in reality)? In reality, there is no such ‘thing’ as […]

Kingdom Economics - The paper note (called ‘dollar’) is NOT money. What about the ‘number’ or ‘word’ printed thereon? Can anyone locate a ‘word’ within our greater universe? Who can find this ‘thing’ called Money on planet Earth or within our greater material universe? Where is money located? What does the word ‘money refer to? Is there such […]

Kingdom Economics - One of the wisest men from history IMO was Solomon of 900 B.C. His wisdom states that there is a ‘time’ for everything. A ‘time’ for war, a ‘time’ for peace, a ‘time’ for love, and a ‘time’ for hate. We could add that there is a time for prosperity and a time for economic collapse. […]

Kingdom Economics - I could buy up all the silver on our planet (the above ground silver) for around $50 billion dollars. There are only some 3 billion ounces of silver on our planet. This means that if we get a normal demand for silver coins and bars from investors, this commodity will explode in price. Our corrupt financial elites […]

Kingdom Economics - Wenatchee, Washington is a popular venue for new enterprises which desire to mine this virtual coin called Bitcoin. Some 75 to 80 new enterprises have recently applied to establish a Bitcoin server system in Wenatchee. This was reported on CNBC news today. The issue is cheap electricity for mining this imaginary currency called Bitcoin. Why is […]

Kingdom Economics - All our markets are ‘rigged’ from the top/down. Our digital/computer driven market is now ‘rigged’ by Central Bank trading and Central Bank policies. Central Bank trading of the markets used to be illegal but it is now ubiquitous. Think about the huge trading room at the New York Fed, the trading rooms in the Bank for […]

Kingdom Economics - Recently, I used by credit card to purchase some items for my home. I spent around $3000. Where did I get the money? I had none at the time. What I did was use my credit card and a commercial bank provided me the $3000. Nearly everyone in the Western world and now most of […]

Kingdom Economics - The stock market over in Japan, called the Nikkei Index, has increased some 900+ digits (points) in the last two days. The DOW Index continues Up and Up even as organic growth slows. Meanwhile, people in Venezuela, are resorting to barter to survive economically. Retail firms (in the West) are laying off unnecessary workers everywhere but […]

Kingdom Economics -   Many undiscerning cryptocurrency buffs think that these virtual currencies (like Bitcoin) are decentralized (totally) and that the distributed ledger reality (blockchain) reveals that the system is functionally sound. They further assume that our Central Authorities are excluded from manipulating and corrupting their system. This, to me, is gross deception and a misreading of real-time reality. All […]

Kingdom Economics - As I watch our markets and think about what is happening, I observe this continual change from ‘outer’ money to ‘inner’ money everywhere. Let’s explore this big transition in this missive to understand what might be emerging down the road. Outer money is our historical paper and coin money which we all thought was permanent. This […]

Kingdom Economics - The Millennial generation (those in the 19-34 age bracket) desire to change our monetary system so that a decentralized system emerges. Cryptocurrencies are their attempt for inventing this decentralized marketplace. I fully agree with the general ‘intentions’ of these millennials. But do these folks understand what they are proposing? I, personally, don’t think so. What […]

Kingdom Economics -     It is obvious, to me, that another financial crisis is on the immediate horizon. The gullibility of the general public (on issues of economics and money) is ubiquitous and I witness this gullibility daily here in Arizona. Most people have learned ‘nothing’ from the prior financial crisis of 2008. I also witness the […]

Kingdom Economics - Central Bank QE and commercial bank lending activities created some $175 trillion of new debt for the planet over the past eight years (my estimate since 2009). This boils down to some $27+ trillion of debt/year (on average) since 2009. All this debt/credit pumped up our asset markets globally to bubble levels…as we witness in today’s […]

Kingdom Economics - Why have we had over 8 years of elevated asset values and a feeling that this situation is permanent? The change in finance and economics since the financial crisis of 2008 was our Central Banks and their pumping actions. This historic pumping of new liquidity into the overall global financial system is what has given […]

Kingdom Economics -    The huge bubbles in real estate will get pricked in 2018 as demand drops, affordability limits buyers, interest rates increase, and supply wanes. The trend is obvious, to me, who has followed these markets for some 50 years. As an MAI valuation expert, I follow this concept called ‘value’ as it is core to […]

Kingdom Economics -     We are soon at the end of another year. Our planet has made another revolution around our Sun. I am supposedly one year older as a result of this ‘motion’. A year occurs as our planet ‘moves’ in space and makes its journey around this object called our Sun. Time is viewed as […]

Kingdom Economics - Who understands our digital/virtual/cyber financial world? Are you aware that the entire digital/virtual/cyber financial system is now within ‘my’ and ‘your’ Consciousness? Go outside and look at the material world of nature. Look at the objects along your street and the objects up in the sky. What do ‘you’ witness? This observation represents our ‘material’ […]

Kingdom Economics - We could be within 100 days (or less) from the start of WW III. Our President’s new foreign policy strategy plus the recent United Nations decisions could be the cause. Sanctions are being elevated against North Korea and Russia and this will lead to WAR soon IMO. The leader of North Korea (Kim) and the […]

Kingdom Economics - The mania in crypto’s is likely to continue after a brief pause. But the recent crash in Bitcoin (12/22/2017) reveals that this currency is destined for oblivion (eventually). This goes for all the crypto’s as they are mere units of our imagination. They all live within my/your consciousness and not within space/time reality. They have […]

Kingdom Economics - My assessment of the GOP tax plan is based on netting out all the positives and negatives. Yes, there are many positives for wage/rent owners and such. But the Big Trends are what I focus upon.  As real estate goes so goes the overall plan for our economy. That is my general overall perspective. When […]

December 20th, 2017 | America First = ‘ME’ First!

Kingdom Economics - The worldview of our President and his followers creates a psychology of ‘ME’ first IMO. America first is essentially the same as ME first. ME first is a selfish philosophy which can not work within our global interconnected cyber economy IMO. Think about what is now emerging under the leadership of our America FIRST president. I […]
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