Monthly Archives: July 2018

Universities: Destroying Lives for Ideology and Profit

Student loan debt has grown to overwhelm all other categories of non-housing consumer debt in this nation. __ Source The general public is slowly becoming aware that colleges and universities are destroying young lives. Corrupt university officials are raking in … Continue reading

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Open Source Innovation: From Out of Nowhere

The Disruptive Innovation That Knocks You On Your Ass These types of innovations often come from out of the blue. The more open the society, the more types of financing can be discovered to take a blockbuster innovation from new … Continue reading

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Empty Towers on Debt Mountains: China’s Vulnerability

Until now, China has managed to keep its huge raft of nonperforming debt afloat thanks to capital inflows, as successive waves of quantitative easing pushed dollars into the world. A tighter dollar would seem to make the bursting of China’s … Continue reading

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Russia Could Use Some Help

The economy continues to have problems. GDP growth is currently about one percent a year which, combined with many other negative economic indicators, confirms that despite optimistic government propaganda, living standards and employment opportunities continue to decline, along with manufacturing … Continue reading

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Reaming Texas Bloody w/ Wind Turbines

Texas Fell Head Over Heels for Wind Farms Nothing proclaims a politician’s virtue better than legions of hundred-metre high steel whirly-gigs marching off into the horizon. How green! How climate friendly! How . . . scatter-brained?!? Giant wind turbines begin … Continue reading

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What Does Full Employment Look Like?

We can get a good picture of full employment by looking at Midland, Texas, where the unemployment rate hovers near 2%. Finding workers to do ordinary jobs as teachers, restaurant cooks, bus drivers, city workers, prison guards, etc. is getting … Continue reading

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You Don’t Always Get What You Want

Two years ago in the summer of 2016, Donald Trump was everyone’s favourite clownish buffoon and laughingstock. As a political novice and long-standing butt of many jokes, Trump had no chance of being elected US president against the formidable and … Continue reading

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Saving the US from the Obama Decline

The Obama Economic Decline One reflection of the Obama economic decline was the stark drop in labor participation rate over the 8 years of the Obama presidency. Under Obama, Americans exhausted themselves in the search for opportunity, and millions of … Continue reading

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US: Too Many Jobs; Not Enough Workers

US Labour Shortages Intensify Across All Sectors For all areas of the US economy — from small businesses to giant corporations — a growing shortage of workers is beginning to be felt. The unemployed labour pool (6 million) is now … Continue reading

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This is Why Women are not Allowed to Drive Bulldozers

Topless Woman Drives Dozer Into Apartment Building Heather Houston has been charged with two felonies after allegedly stealing a front-end loader and driving it into an apartment complex in Great Falls. The Great Falls Police Department responded to the Fox … Continue reading

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