Gerald Celente is founder and director of The Trends Research Institute, author of Trends 2000 and Trend Tracking, and publisher of The Trends Journal.
P.S. As mentioned by Celente, if you want a taste of just how criminal the oligarchy is, read Zero Hedge on Hank Paulson tipping off his pals on Fanny and Freddy:
"Today, BusinessWeek's Michael Serrill and Jonathan Neumann have released a blockbuster report based on a FOIA response by the Treasury, which proves that in America rules are only for little people, that this country has been a banana republic for years, that Animal Farm was spot on, and gives excruciating detail of how Hank Paulson tipped off a select group of Goldman diaspora hedge fund managers about the eventual failure of Fannie and Freddie 7 weeks ahead of this information becoming public knowledge. "The key fact is; we know they're criminal, and they know we know and they don't care, because they own the government and they've spent the last decade constructing a tyrannical police state for the moment when the penny finally drops.