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Political Economy

The Chinese Trump, Another Sign of the Times

Ren Zhiquiang is not only channeling his inner Trump because he is a real estate mogul, but more importantly due to his outspoken criticism of “the party”, that has found widespread support across China. The Donald of China has used his 38 million Internet followers, many times the number of …

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Political Economy

Another Republican Comes Clean

Former Fed Governor, Larry Lindsey, who also served Reagan and both Bush’s, provided a candid interview over the weekend. The two questions I have are: where are all the Democrats with a conscience, and why does Mr. Lindsey think the govt won’t confiscate gold again? Besides Lindsey, other Republicans have fallen on their …

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Political Economy

Shall We Be Slaves or Men Set Free?

Hungary’s Prime Minister Orban, like UKIP’s Nigel Farage, speaks truth to power, and tells the UNELECTED bureaucrats is Brussels to shove their Utopian nightmare where the sun doesn’t shine. I encourage you to listen/read the entire speech about Hungary being forced to take an unlimited number of refugees that would destroy …

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Are You Acting Like Indian?

Some may believe in conspiracies, even though it’s not necessary, since those suspected of conspiring are way too self-centered and stupid to pull it off. Others will not believe anything, because the truth is stranger than fiction, and therefore must be the result of blogger plant’s. While people should be aware …

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Political Economy

US Tax Payers Deliver 1st $500M Payment to GCF

This is the biggest boondoggle since the Clinton Foundation Slush Fund, with the added pain of being paid for by US tax payers – all $3 BILLION worth.  It’s a relief to know we have so much spare change sitting around. Although, I would have preferred to give the GCF …

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Economics

When will we see real political change?

Eric’s insights and analysis are unique and honest, which is redundant in the talk-your-book world of financial advice. The ability to let the market and reality speak instead of your biases, beliefs, preferences is difficult, even for the most seasoned investors and political pendants. Bernie may want a revolution, but his type of …

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Economics

Advice for Trump and America

Armstrong has expanded on the “Solutions” in his recent advice for Trump.  The only thing he forgot was the essential first step – short term-limits.  This was an oversight, as Armstrong knows that most of his ideas will never get implemented under the current system of career politicians. The attacks on Trump …

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Political Economy

Govt Can’t Manipulate Nature or the Economy

This example out of China demonstrates the futility, hubris, and ignorance of govt. At best, one could call it good intentions. Unfortunately, as we will get to witness first hand in the next four years, the path to Hell is paved with good intentions. Central Bankers, Govts, hedge fund managers, …

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Political Economy

Climate Models Fail To Predict Warming

The global warming religion will now find it more difficult to collect their tithe/tax.  However, with such a large tax windfall at stake for broke govt’s, don’t expect the establishment to go down without a fight. Unless economic destruction is the desired solution for CO2 reduction, which the establishment is …

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Political Economy

Things are Never as they Seem

Things are never as they seem, but too many people believe the propaganda anyway. As the Corbett Report documents, technology can be used for all the wrong reasons, especially when in the hands of a Govt that is paranoid about losing its power and perks. In China they want to data mine all personal data collected on …

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