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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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Entering the New Chinese Warlord Era

Chinese warlords have appeared all throughout China’s history, springing up in times of turmoil to gain power, and sometimes establishing their own dynasty. Warlords are normally aggressive and ambitious, they want to gain power and will use any means necessary … Continue reading

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Rich Romp to the Stars: Fueling the $Trillion Space Economy

Trillions, High and Low The transition from a $hundreds of billions space economy to a $trillions space economy may be quicker than anyone thought. Cheap access to space opens all kinds of doors which were expected to stay closed for … Continue reading

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Jordan Peterson Read All of Sam Harris’ Books

The respective philosophies of Sam Harris and Jordan Peterson have not intermeshed smoothly so far. In two separate hour-length podcasts, the two men could not agree on a common concept of “truth” or an agreed upon method for the discovery … Continue reading

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Sam Harris, Jordan Peterson, and Brett Weinstein… Where They Belong

I Am Not Talking About Vancouver Tomorrow, 23 June 2018, Jordan Peterson and Sam Harris will attempt another futile debate on the relative merits of their divergent epistemologies. The event at the Orpheum Theatre in Vancouver is sold out. The … Continue reading

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You Can’t Have My Car, But I Can Spare You a Few Bullets

56% of carjackers were identified by victims as black, 21% white, 16% Asian or Native American, and 7% mixed race or unknown.[20] Some 93% of carjackings occurred in urban areas.[20][21] __ Wikipedia “Carjacking” In Some Locations, Carjacking is a Popular … Continue reading

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Venture Startups and Disruptive Innovations

The election of Donald Trump as US President in November 2016 sent a signal to investors that the Obama government sabotage of business was coming to an end. Following 4 straight quarters of decreasing investment, investors poured a record-breaking $5 … Continue reading

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Sprucing Up Your Brain With Potent Psychedelics

This figure shows the effects of three psychedelics and one control (VEH) on cortical neurons. … A new study, published June 12 in the journal Cell Reports, found psychedelics, specifically DOI, DMT, and LSD, can change brain cells in rats … Continue reading

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How Can We Explain the Coming European Idiocracy?

This post is a follow-on to yesterday’s article on the recent PNAS finding of a “reverse Flynn Effect” in Norway. IQs appear to be similarly falling in France, the Netherlands, Finland, Denmark, and elsewhere in Europe. Yesterday we looked at … Continue reading

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Dumb and Dumber: Flynn Effect Retreats in Earnest

Why Are Children Now Less Intelligent? “Take 14-year-olds in Britain. What 25% could do back in 1994, now only 5% can do,” Shayer added, citing maths and science tests. __ Why IQ Levels Are Falling Multiple studies have demonstrated a … Continue reading

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Russia: Who Will Pick Up the Pieces?

Nature abhors a vacuum, and a country that occupies 11% of the planetary mass while producing roughly 1.2% of its GDP is the very definition of vacuum. __ Source If current trends continue, Yury Krupnov says, Russians will be condemned … Continue reading

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Why Do Blacks Destroy Almost Everything They Inherit?

Is it really true that African blacks leave a trail of violence, poverty, and destruction wherever in the world they go? And if it is true, why? … no one will talk about the painful fact that most African and … Continue reading

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Lord of the Flies: World Without Men

William Golding’s 1954 novel Lord of the Flies is a glimpse into how quickly a world of boys — without men to guide their development — can degenerate into unbelievable savagery. It is one of those books which should be … Continue reading

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Vibranium Asteroid Disappears Over Wakanda

Warning: The following is a work of plagiaristic satire. Read at your own risk! According to the mainstream narrative, the asteroid “disintegrated” over southern Africa. But our overseas correspondents report that it actually disappeared under mysterious circumstances in tightly controlled … Continue reading

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What Has US President Donald Trump Been Doing These 500 Days?

60 of Trump’s Accomplishments so Far: Taken from an article in the Washington Examiner: 500 DAYS: In his first 500 days in office President Donald J. Trump has achieved results domestically and internationally for the American people. Since taking office, … Continue reading

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Behold Venezuela! Bernie Sanders Country

Remember when Bernie Sanders said that the “American Dream” was more likely to be found in countries like Venezuela, than in the US? We are beginning to get a clearer picture of what Sanders must have meant when he said … Continue reading

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The Coming Doom of the “Y” Chromosome and Human Males

Although the Y chromosome’s role in sex determination is clear, research has shown that it is undergoing rapid evolutionary deterioration. Many generations ago the Y chromosome was large, and contained as many genes as the X chromosome. Now it is … Continue reading

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Rapastinel, AGN-241751, AV-101, Esketamine Wonder Cures?

A Better Cure for Depression? Ketamine analogs are getting a very close look After nearly four decades of dispensing the same mediocre medications to patients with depression, pharmaceutical companies are jazzed about several new drug candidates inspired by the club … Continue reading

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Jordan Peterson is Still Evolving

Attempts to Take Peterson Down Make Him Stronger Public attacks in the media against Jordan Peterson have become more frequent and are taking on a level of viciousness seldom leveled against mild-mannered scholars of psychology and human archetypes. Oddly, Peterson … Continue reading

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