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Ontario Election is Like the Emperor's New Clothes

Ontario Election is Like the Emperor’s New Clothes

Provincial Debt is Ridiculously High Watching the three front runners in the Ontario election this past month or so has been at times laughable but mostly just maddening. The three of them seem to be trying to trip over themselves in order to throw goodies at we voters, and in the process at least one …

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Transit Problems in the GTA

Transit problems in the GTA need political courage

My answer to the transit problems in the GTA The recent discussion around “revenue tools” to fund transit in the GTA (mostly the 416), is absolutely necessary, and the people of Toronto and the greater Toronto area need to understand that this infrastructure has been ignored for too long. With the exception of minor tweaking …

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Income Inequality has never been greater. Video explains exactly who has all the money!

Income inequality is the stuff the revolutions are made of Jahri Evans Authentic Jersey Income distribution in the western world has never been so skewed as it is today.  At least not in “modern times”.  A relatively “fair” (that of course, a moving target) distribution of income, ensuring that income inequality is reasonable to the average citizen, …

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Why Fiat Money is bad for everyone but the rich. Permanently transfers wealth from poor to rich. Kind of a reverse Robin Hood. #in

Several of my students have been asking me to clarify why “fiat money” is basically bad in all it’s forms — essentially a tax on the poor. The following article focuses on that most obscene example, the US Federal Reserve system however to a lesser degree fiat money is still bad even where governments create …

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A 150 year old Abraham Lincoln quote that is more true today than when written.

The world is a worse place than when Honest Abe wrote this piece.  In this writer’s opinion, as a species, and a society we have not progressed since the 1860’s. In fact we’ve failed. There is more war, hatred, apathy, than Mr. Lincoln dealt with, not to mention what “we” have done to mother earth in that …

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The US Government is likely to default on its debt in the next few years. Are you ready. #fb Do you know what this means for you?

The inevitability of the US defaulting on its debt has been pretty clear to many for the last few years.  The implications of this are not pretty.  This isn’t Greece.  It would likely shut down world trade or at least North American trade, which is what feeds my family, and likely yours. Have you thought about …

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Canadian Census is lame. What a wasted opportunity! #Canadiancensus

As a businessperson, I resent that the census I filled out does NOTHING more than tell the government that I am 51 years of age, speak English and a bit of French and was once married, and I Vance Mcdonald Jersey live where I do.  That’s it. I totally resent that the government cares more …

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Finally a 45 Caliber symbol for our kids to look up to (?)

Utah now has  a state firearm! It is admittedly none of my business… but despite the 100th anniversary of the US Military adopting this gun – the Browning M1911  – as its standard issue sidearm, it’s just not the signal to send our young people. Have you seen the games our young people play?  They almost all involve …

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