Mike’s Saturday Editorial

The One Great Big Lesson From This Week’s Economic Update

We’re all familiar with the expression – Fool me once, shame on you… fool me twice, shame on me. But what about – fool me every single election campaign, and we’re idiots. 

….related from Michael: Great Investment Ideas Delivered Superbly

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The Blatant Media Bias

The media’s preference for Hillary Clinton in the US election shows a lot of disrespect for the public and destroys any pretense of impartiality.

….also: Reality Check For The Progressive Left

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Powerful Trends That Are Changing Everything

We are living the age of consequences. The decline of the welfare state. The decline in confidence in government, media and other institutions. The key question? What impact will these major trends have on stocks, bonds, currencies, real estate, food prices…. and ultimately you

….related from Michael: The Downfall of the Mainstream Media & The Stirrings of a Revolution

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The Downfall of the Mainstream Media & The Stirrings of a Revolution

In the US millions have become so disillusioned by a one sided media plus clear evidence of collusion by the FBI and IRS to get Hillary Clinton elected. With European Governments mistrusted and fighting in the streets in the US, there is one forthcoming financial issue that could be the death blow for trust in Government institutions and the media. The pension crisis is mathematical. The big question, when government workers no longer get their pension check, and millions no longer trust the democratic institution, what comes next?

….also: The 3 Most Popular Articles Of The Week

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Finance Minister Put the Brakes on Real Estate But Can We Afford It

New mortgage rules are designed to put the brakes on real estate…. 6 months after it already topped in Vancouver. Mike’s bottom line – we’ll regret it

….related Michael’s comment on the new rules: Always The Last To Know

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They’re Making a Big Mistake on Climate Policy

If politicians want public support for climate policy then they’d better rethink their approach. The way things are now the costs are born locally for benefits dispersed globally.

Want a shock?: Oh, Oh, The Latest Vancouver Real Estate Numbers

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