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Dependent on Automotive Independence

Published in the Globe and Mail: April 23, 2014


They changed to the title to “I finally bought a car after ten years and I plan to keep it” 672 more words



This morning’s economic reports ranged from dismal (PMI) to horrible (mortgage originations, new home sales). However the stock market is strong because – Ms Yellen will feel forced to take taper off the table and we’ll get more QE! 89 more words


Obama and the Price of Beef and Gas

The Obama administration delays, once again, another decision about the Keystone pipeline. He did it because a big donor will spend $100 million in the current cycle to prevent it and Obama wants that money. 128 more words

Obama Administration

Is Venezuela a middle class country?

The past few days, I’ve been going back and forth with Amherst Prof. Javier Corrales on the issue of whether Venezuela is a middle class country. 678 more words

The Economy

Canadian Middle Class Now More Affluent Than United States Middle Class

Just one more thing that happens when the ruling class takes us from economically free to economically mostly free.

Remember, they don’t care about how well everyone is doing as long as the gap is small.


Wealth and GDP: Intangible Tangibles

Something absolutely crazy happened earlier this month! It sounds like it should be big news, but it wasn’t. Nigeria’s economy grew 89% overnight! Now Nigeria, not South Africa, possesses the championship belt for largest economy in Africa.


Austrians Speak

Ludwig von Mises: “The recurrence of periods of boom which are followed by periods of depression is the unavoidable outcome of the attempts, repeated again and again, to lower the gross market rate of interest by means of credit expansion. 113 more words