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Lobbying Government: A Multi-Billion Dollar Business

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on Thursday, 06 April 2017 07:09

Excessive regulation and taxation forces companies to lobby government for changes. Add the force of special interest groups and companies worming their way to the front of the line for Government handouts and you've got a big, manipulative business of which Government is the focus.

...also Michael's Mid-Week Update: Heads Begin to Spin As The Countdown(s) Begin

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The Problem With Bombardier

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on Wednesday, 05 April 2017 07:22

Was it that employees were laid off while millions where being added to executive paychecks, or is it that these government special deals never produce the value for the jobs added. No, it's worse....

...related from Michael: There Are No Warren Buffets In Government

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A Major Feature of Deficit Spending...

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on Tuesday, 04 April 2017 08:01

....is that it allows both taxpayers and government to avoid responsibility for wasteful spending. Imagine how different it would be if you got a personal bill for your share of the 900% overspent on re-fitting submarines. There is one place where citizens are getting billed though, and it is not pretty!

....also from Michael: The Latest Version of "There is No Free Lunch"

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The Latest Version of "There is No Free Lunch"

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on Monday, 03 April 2017 07:07

Citizens are wary of Government spending so governments everywhere are calling spending "investment". Suggesting that there will be a return on spending. A look at Ontario's electricity rates puts paid to that idea.

....also Michael's Featured Guest: "You Won't Believe What Our Top Oil Analyst Says Is Coming Next"

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The Taxpayer's Gift to Ford - The Justification Torn Apart

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on Friday, 31 March 2017 08:05

The justification for the expenditure of taxpayer money to companies is "to create jobs". What about the jobs destroyed by directing 140 million removed from where a taxpayer wanted to spend it, and giving to Ford Motor Company instead. It's not for the jobs. The real reason exposed here today.

...related Michael's Editorial: The Financial Pressure is Building to the Exploding Point

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The Study of Incentives & Individual Behavior

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on Thursday, 30 March 2017 07:48

Michael poses a great question, which through your own answers will unveil a great truth in a wholly unvarnished light.

....also Mike's Mid-Week Update: Brexit - Trudeau & The Budget

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Trump - The Wrong Person Asking All The Right Questions

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on Tuesday, 28 March 2017 07:13

One question, why is the US footing 70% of the bill for Nato? Recently he presented Angela Merkel with an invoice for 375 billion for Nato spending. Canada is way behind too, which could effect coming negotiations between the US & Canada.

...also Michael's Editorial: The Financial Pressure is Building to the Exploding Point

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