Mike talks about the creepiness of using children in the political wars. John Johnston drops by to talk interest rates, the cost of borrowing and what’s next for stocks. Meanwhile Ozzie chimes in the “bottom” in real estate. And the shocking stat will really shock you.
Every time I hear another apologist for a human rights abusing, murdering dictator I need a “safe space.” What’s your trigger?
For most of the media it’s all Trump, all the time but that misses the bigger story. Whether we’re talking the Democratic Party in the US, Labour in the UK or the Yellow Vests in France the rise in extremism rivals anything on Trump’s scorecard.
I get a chuckle thinking of leading lights of big government debating the Nobel Prize winner, Milton Friedman. If it was a prize fight it wouldn’t last a round. Today is the birthday of who many call the greatest economist of the last 100 years.
Which is why so many have trouble even entertaining the thought that the UK could be better off outside the 40,000 plus EU Acts that cost $47 billion a year to comply let alone the EU’s 62,000 international standards.
Maybe our children should. After all they’re the ones who are going to pay for them but in the meantime – it’s full speed ahead on borrowing and spending in good times and bad.