Federal tax revenues from those people in the highest tax bracket dropped $4.6 billion because our big tax, big spend politicians can’t seem to understand that when prices change – so does behavior. Starts at the 33:57 mark
When Fidel Castro died his net worth was estimated at $900 million. China’s President Xi Jinping’s net worth is estimated at $1.5 billion but they don’t have a thing on Venezuela Socialist champion Hugo Chavez and his daughter. Starts at 32:11 mark
$20.9 billion – that’s how much we’ve paid Saudi Arabia for oil imported to Eastern Canada – by tanker – all at world prices while our oil sells at the biggest discount in 5 years because we can’t get it to world markets. Starts at 30:52 mark.
We love our stories of doom and gloom but that doesn’t change the fact that in many areas the world’s getting better . Here’s just a sampling of the profound progress being made. We dare you to listen.