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It's Time To Unmask Politicians

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on Monday, 14 August 2017 08:03

One of the great fabrications of Canadian politics is how deeply we care about the poor. In reality, all the political parties support policies that hurt the poor. One policy alone pushes 133,000 families into poverty and it is time to call them on it.

...also Michael's Weekend Editorial: "If The Right People Say The Right Things, It Matters Little What They Do"



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Big Surprise - Some People Make More Money than Others

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on Friday, 11 August 2017 08:06

When it comes to income inequality - some advocates act like the formula for making more money is a big secret. It's not... the  vast majority of us make choices that impact our future earnings.

...also Michael's Mid-Week update: North Korea - Uncertainty & Underlying Strength



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Government Can't Stimulate

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on Thursday, 10 August 2017 08:21


Governments get into financial trouble when they yield to Big Government advocates and try to stimulate a 2 Trillion Dollar economy with a 30 Billion stimulus package. A stimulus package that will take years to roll out. 

...also Michael's Mid-Week Update: North Korea - Uncertainty & Underlying Strength



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"Drop In The Bucket" Spending

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on Wednesday, 09 August 2017 07:40


Lets at least get the facts straight on how much government spending projects really cost. Take for example the recent 35 million dollar "diversity gardens" announcement.....

....related from Michael: Spending Adults Destroying Children's Futures

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Our Fountain of Inconsistencies

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on Tuesday, 08 August 2017 07:59

Politicians are the masters of inconsistency. You want affordable housing and a politician stands ready to raise taxes on housing to make them less affordable. Canada needs the revenue from resources and politicians stand ready to implement more barriers, regulations and taxes to make it harder to develop them, if at all.  

....also from Michael: The Symbolist in Chief



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Spending Adults Destroying Children's Futures

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on Monday, 07 August 2017 07:57


Usually its children who rely on the older generation to take care of business. Now its upside down with adults spending wildly, confident that the younger generation coming along will have no problem finding a way to pay for it all. When the music stops, make no mistake its our children who are going to have to clean up the mess....assuming that they can. 

....also from Michael: You, Your Investments & Isaac Newton's 3rd Law

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Why Healthcare Reform Is So Difficult

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on Friday, 04 August 2017 08:18


For starters according to the most recent Commonwealth Fund ranking Canada's 9th avoiding dead last in access to healthcare only because the US and France are ahead of us. The only area Canada is above average is in Healthcare spending. Another study finds Canada has the highest proportion of patients waiting over 4 weeks to see a specialist. Despite all this, 78% of Canadians express satisfaction with our healthcare system.

...also from Michael: Dow 22,000!

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