Category Archives: News & Views

Ebola Panic

Reading time: 4,086 words, 12 pages, 10 to 16 minutes. You need to prepare for an Ebola panic. I emphasize the word ‘panic’, not pandemic. You need to prepare now before the panic escalates and makes it difficult and more … Continue reading

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How to Identify Incompetent People

Reading time: 6 pages, 2,454 words, 6 to 10 minutes. Incompetent people develop coping strategies and have characteristics that enable you identify them. Incompetent people can be detrimental to you, your health and your wealth so it’s in your best … Continue reading

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Alibaba Fraud?

Reading time: 574 words, 2 to 3 minutes, 2 pages. Alibaba, Chinese, DotCom and IPO are four words that should ring alarm bells with investors. 1) Alibaba claims they’re a combination of eBay and Amazon and last year their customers … Continue reading

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Socialist Envy, Canadian Style

Reading time: 3,420 words, 9 pages, 8 to 14 minutes. Over the past seven years, I’ve written extensively about the various causes of the so-called ‘Great Recession’. It’s more than a cyclical recession; it’s a Stealth Depression and this last … Continue reading

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The Cupcake Index

Reading time: 579 words, 2 pages, 1 to 2 minutes. You may have heard about the ‘Skyscraper Index’, but I bet you haven’t heard about the ‘Cupcake Index’. That’s because I just invented it. The Skyscraper Index According to Wikipedia, … Continue reading

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The Basis of Conspiracy Thinking

Reading time: 3,663 words, 9 pages, 8 to 15 minutes Our human ability to recognize patterns is both a great strength as well as a debilitating weakness as seen in our tendency for ‘conspiracy thinking’. This article is another covering … Continue reading

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U.S. Economy Collapsed & WW III Began

Reading time: 2,885 words, 10 page 7 to 12 minutes. They didn’t ring a bell when the U.S. economy collapsed nor when World War III began. Future historians will probably point to June, 2014 as the month for these two … Continue reading

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