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The Numbers Exist - Time To Ring The Alarm Bell

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on Saturday, 15 April 2017 12:33

Our educational institutions haven't a clue how to prepare our children to face the Technological substitution that is sweeping society. One study estimates 47% of US Workers could lose their jobs to automation.

....related from Micihael: Critically Important Subjects for Our Children's Success

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Mike’s Saturday Editorial

A Stick in the Eye at Tax Time

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on Saturday, 08 April 2017 12:22

Government's outright waste of money is galling at any time, much less at tax time. However the recent Phoenix pay system boondoggle can't be overlooked. Not when its architects are getting bonuses for overpaying Federal employees 100's of millions of dollars.

....related from Michael: It's Time For Bold Action

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Mike’s Saturday Editorial

There Are No Warren Buffets In Government

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on Saturday, 01 April 2017 14:14

Making policies changes that would produce incentives to create jobs vs Gov't giving struggling companies 100's of millions of your tax dollars actually in the end costs the economy jobs.

....related: The Taxpayer's Gift to Ford - The Justification Torn Apart

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Michael Bursts a Bubble

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on Saturday, 25 March 2017 12:13

Mike spears a massive fallacy perpetrated by the political class, and defines the key to economic growth.... whether it be Federal, Provincial or Municipal.

...related: The Impotence of Talk & Symbolism in Inspiring Economic Growth

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The Financial Pressure is Building to the Exploding Point

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on Saturday, 18 March 2017 12:02

Government inefficiency and wasting money is something virtually everyone has come to expect. The increasing push from politicians and political action groups towards a distracted voting public is to expand the role of government to correct the very problems that it itself creates. A solution we no longer have the financial luxury to afford.

...related from Michael: Dangerous Thinking

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Symbolism vs Practical Reality, Specific Policies & Measured Results

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on Saturday, 11 March 2017 14:34

The most significant trend in a lifetime is the split in our society between those who are all talk and no action, and those who seek effective ways to solve societies pressing problems. The violent reactions between the groups may be just the beginning of a sea change.

...relatedL Illinois Passes on Pension Debt Interest Payments - Pensions Slashed

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Mike’s Saturday Editorial

The Financial Pitfall of The Green Agenda

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on Saturday, 04 March 2017 11:29

Concern over climate change doesn’t excuse the failure to do cost/benefit analysis and financial viability assessments on taxpayer funded projects and policies. Sadly, to date those issues are not even a consideration and as a result big money has been blown.

...also from Michael: Major Warning: What's Next Will Be Explosive

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Roger Pielke has updated his chart to show how the current hurricane drought shatters all previous records, going back to 1900. The rising trend line means more days between Category 3+ hurricanes:



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