I have a friend. He’s a gold bug. He’s also…how do I say this? Eccentric! I went around to his house recently and he showed me this gold bar. He’s using it as a door stop. I mean it looks like what it is. A bloody gold brick. It’s a
It was 1998 and the Ruskies were having a bad time…. Not a “bad hair day, dog shat on the carpet sort of bad time. No! A really f’ing bad time. For the previous decade they’d been running a fixed exchange rate that was tenuous at best. Though they where
Germans are awesome but Gawd their government is f’ing dumb. Here they are implementing their new energy policies. In the article “verdammt-dumm-germany-takes-stupid-to-a-new-level” last year when discussing Merkel we predicted that…. “she managed to form a coalition government that’ll now (because it’s left of left) pursue certain policies which are …
Move over Tom Cruise, Scientology is no longer “the bomb”. Instead, we’ve a new religion in town. So grab your vegan dinner, and book your yachts, because this one has all the basic human traits that make religions successful. Professor of Psychology, Steven Reiss, over at the Ohio State University,
From wikipedia Cognitive dissonance – In the field of psychology, cognitive dissonance is the mental discomfort (psychological stress) experienced by a person who holds two or more contradictory beliefs, ideas, or values. This discomfort is triggered by a situation in which a person’s belief clashes with new evidence perceived by
A popular story told is that inequality is a bad thing and brings social discontent. That’s the wrong way to look at it. Inequality itself isn’t the problem. In fact I’d say it’s necessary for society to progress. Let me explain. When we see our fellow man working hard and
While indulging in a most delicious barbecued steak washed down by a lovely South African red a couple weeks ago a friend was telling me about a recent seminar he attended. As a senior executive at a Swiss private bank he regularly attends these things. The topic. “How to invest
There’s a problem coming though it’s likely not what you’ve been told. In a previous article “The Real Reason For A Refugee Crisis In Europe” we looked at the actions taken by western governments in order to fill the income gap on the Ponzi scheme of entitlements via mass immigration.