The media has a great concern about fake news, an issue that only became one when their favorite Democrats did not win the US Election. Michael on where this political advocacy and groupthink is going.
Freedom is under assault around the world, especially in institutions of higher learning. Whether it is Global Warming or the lauding of Fidel Castro, the signs are here and it is time to do something about institutionalized political correctness.
God knows I don’t want to be talking about the US Election. But what is going on right now has long term implications for society. Russian hacking and fake news are all designed to delegitimize the election process. That will have consequences.
The gap between public sector vs private sector compensation is huge. Its not so much the higher wages, its the pensions. Unfunded pensions now, that ultimately the poor private sector worker will ultimately be asked to pay off with higher taxes.
The latest report on Federal Government spending is damning. Programs not designed for the people who need them – no measurement – cost benefit analysis is impossible. In other words the same problems with waste and inefficiency that have blown billions in tax dollars for decades. The question is – who cares?
Establishment economics, establishment politics and the establishment media aggravated voters prior to the US Election, and their reaction afterwards indicates that they simply don’t understand the nature of the problem.