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Economics 101

The Emperor has no clothes

The Emperor has no clothes

Feb 7, 2014 / 5:00 am

I have written about inflation vs deflation in a previous article (Deflation: Friend or Foe) , however I feel it warrants addressing again as our...

War is over

War is over

Dec 27, 2013 / 5:00 am

I feel like Tom Cruise in Jerry Maguire when he writes his mission statement. I have one hundred things on my desk and about 15 minutes to write this article...

Canada:  The 51st State

Canada: The 51st State

Nov 29, 2013 / 5:00 am

As goes the US, so goes Canada. When the US decided, as incorrect as it was, to invade Afghanistan; Canada followed suite. When American unilaterally decided to...

Practice safe banking

Practice safe banking

Oct 4, 2013 / 5:00 am

We live in a world of duplicity and hypocrisy. We bomb countries to teach the lesson not to be violent. The most deadly and violent government is the one who...

When will it end?  Part 2

When will it end? Part 2

Sep 20, 2013 / 5:00 am

I want to continue on from where I left off with my last column regarding Syria. For the moment things have calmed down on the campaign to bomb the hell out of...

When will it end?

When will it end?

Sep 6, 2013 / 5:00 am

I’ve stated many times in previous articles that politics and economics are far from separate entities. Sadly, it looks like Barack Hussein-War Lord-Obama...

Something rotten in the State of Denmark

Something rotten in the State of Denmark

Jun 14, 2013 / 5:00 am

As I have stated before, in the present world politics and economics are sadly not mutually exclusive. I had intended to write about the ubiquitous presence of...

Don't vote

Don't vote

May 3, 2013 / 5:00 am

I really dislike those sayings that start off with, “There are two types of people in this world…..” There are obviously many types of people...

Canada is the next Cyprus

Canada is the next Cyprus

Apr 19, 2013 / 5:00 am

In my last article I wrote about the citizens of Cyprus having a proposed percentage of their bank deposits stolen from them by the government and the banks to...

Banking disaster

Banking disaster

Mar 22, 2013 / 5:00 am

You may not have heard this as main stream media has tried to bury the story, but after markets closed last Friday the European Central Bank, the European...

Hidden secrets of money

Hidden secrets of money

Mar 8, 2013 / 5:00 am

I’ve been traveling of late and have not had time to put pen to paper for this weeks’ column. However, I have contacted Mike Maloney and he has...

You're poorer than you think

You're poorer than you think

Feb 22, 2013 / 5:00 am

So the Liberal Party has just tabled a budget that will dig deeper into our pockets making us all poorer. The budget includes a 1% increase to the...

Impending housing crash

Impending housing crash

Feb 8, 2013 / 5:00 am

This is my first column of the New Year and I wish I could start with some happy news. Just check out the Internet or other sources of information, there are...

Debt slave Part 2: Mortgages

Dec 14, 2012 / 5:00 am

In my last article I briefly spoke about the debt enslavement of mortgages. I would like to dig deeper into this sleight of hand and reveal the truth behind the...

Debt slave: Part 1

Debt slave: Part 1

Nov 2, 2012 / 5:00 am

This will likely be the most important article that I have written to date. I believe that if we polled most people in Canada they would agree that slavery of...

Got gold?

Got gold?

Oct 5, 2012 / 5:00 am

Three years ago I sat in a financial advisor's office at one of the banks and he proceeded to sing the praises of the latest mutual fund that a few of his...

End game for Europe

End game for Europe

Sep 21, 2012 / 5:00 am

Last week the European Central Bank (ECB) made the decision to purchase unlimited government bonds in the secondary markets. Of course the European Commission...

This will end badly

This will end badly

Aug 23, 2012 / 5:00 am

This week I would like to provide you with some graphs and a short video clip to further illustrate the point that I’ve been making since I started this...

Things that make you go...hmmm?

Things that make you go...hmmm?

Jul 12, 2012 / 5:00 am

I recently stumbled across an old picture that I had taken during the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary. In the background of this picture is a Shell gas station...

Currency wars

Currency wars

Jun 14, 2012 / 7:00 am

As avid students of global economics, I know the readers of this column will be quite familiar with the term “Currency Wars”. However, for those who...

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