I started this blog in June 2007 asking these questions: Are we in a massive asset bubble that will blow up in our faces ??? - ANSWERED YES ! Is western and particularly British society on the verge of social collapse??? What are the best common sense long term investment strategies to keep you rich? When will consumption/debt bubble economics end and a real savings/production economy begin ???

Tuesday, 29 December 2009

The British economy is dead

Quite frankly, it’s very hard to see how Britain can get itself out of the current pickle without causing itself and its citizens a massive amount of pain.

With the billions of pounds of debt and the billions of pounds spent each year on unaffordable and bankruptcy-inducing social programmes (such as the National Health Service) there is absolutely no way it can get itself out of the mire without doing something drastic.

It can’t merely hoped for an economic recovery. After all, where is the economic growth going to come from?

http://renegadeeconomist.com/news/money-morning-britain-death-economy.html

Inflation will finish it off in the end:

http://renegadeeconomist.com/headline/renegade-economist-talkshow-2nd-october.html


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Sunday, 27 December 2009

The Government is swallowing the economy

More people depend on the state than those who provide it with the money the state needs to meet its promises. Most of Europe long ago passed the 50% threshold with more people depending on government than the private sector, but even in the United States – long reigning as the bastion of capitalism, free-markets and limited government – 58% of the population derives their income from government at some level.

http://www.kitco.com/ind/Turk/turk_dec212009.html

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Thursday, 24 December 2009

Freedom - Daniel Hannan and Ron Paul





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Wednesday, 23 December 2009

How an Economy Grows and Why It Doesn't (by Irwin Schiff)



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Economics in One Lesson by Henry Hazlitt

The Truth !



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Wednesday, 16 December 2009

Sunday, 13 December 2009

Bill Black: US housing market is fraud from top to bottom

Numerous symptoms of an economy killing itself with artificially low interest rates. END THE FED !





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Monday, 7 December 2009

Austro-Libertarian thought circa 1975



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Sunday, 6 December 2009

Ayn Rand gets to the heart of what's wrong with the US and UK today



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ex-rVkOFHU#t=3m57s

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pFy9A7WEzPA


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Is China decoupling from the US ?



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Saturday, 5 December 2009

John Maynard Keynes: Villain









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Friday, 4 December 2009

The world's biggest bubble blower !



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Wednesday, 2 December 2009

The climate bubble goes bang !



In economics, the Jevons paradox (sometimes called the Jevons effect) is the proposition that technological progress that increases the efficiency with which a resource is used, tends to increase (rather than decrease) the rate of consumption of that resource. It is historically called the Jevons Paradox as it ran counter to popular intuition. However, the situation is well understood in modern economics. In addition to reducing the amount needed for a given use, improved efficiency lowers the relative cost of using a resource – which increases demand and speeds economic growth, further increasing demand. Overall resource use increases or decreases depending on which effect predominates.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jevons_paradox


Can we really believe politicians when they talk about their concern for what kind of weather our great grandchildren might experience?





How and why Margaret Thatcher invented global warming.



George Hunt was there at the start and knows Maurice Strong's Real Agenda:





MIT Climatologist Richard Lindzen on the Politics of Global Warming:



Crimes of the climate Mafia:



Nobody is interested in solutions if they don't think there's a problem. Given that starting point, I believe it is appropriate to have an over-representation of factual presentations on how dangerous it is, as a predicate for opening up the audience to listen to what the solutions are, and how hopeful it is that we are going to solve this crisis. - Al Gore 2006

Reconstruction of the 1850 to present day warming trend from Met Office data.
THIS IS NOT A HOCKEY STICK ! :


Inside the 'hockey stick', the last 10 years:


To disprove the `Hockey Stick', it is sufficient to merely demonstrate conclusively the existence of the Medieval Warm Period and/or the Little Ice Age in proxy and/or historical evidence from around the world. According to the `falsifiability' principle of science, substantial physical evidence that contradicts a theory is sufficient to `falsify' that theory. To that end, `exhibits' of physical evidence are presented below to prove that not only is the `Hockey Stick' false, but that the Medieval Warm Period and Little Ice Age were not only very real - but also global in extent:

http://www.john-daly.com/hockey/hockey.htm








Lord Monckton on Climategate at the 2nd International Climate Conference from CFACT EUROPE on Vimeo.



Climategate: the final nail in the coffin of 'Anthropogenic Global Warming' :

Conspiracy, collusion in exaggerating warming data, possibly illegal destruction of embarrassing information, organised resistance to disclosure, manipulation of data, private admissions of flaws in their public claims and much more.

http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/jamesdelingpole/100017393/climategate-the-final-nail-in-the-coffin-of-anthropogenic-global-warming/

http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/jamesdelingpole/100018556/climategate-its-all-unravelling-now/

Phil Jones offers myriad reasons for not sharing data:


http://talkingabouttheweather.wordpress.com/2009/12/03/phil-jones-offers-myriad-reasons-for-not-sharing-data/


Lord Lawson, the former chancellor, has called for an independent inquiry into claims that leading climate change scientists manipulated data to strengthen the case for man-made global warming:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/environment/globalwarming/6634282/Lord-Lawson-calls-for-public-inquiry-into-UEA-global-warming-data-manipulation.html

Dr. Tim Ball on the hacked CRU emails:




The torture of data to fit the results:




Mann (inventor of the Al Gore 'hockey stick') to be investigated by Penn State University:

http://wattsupwiththat.com/2009/11/28/mann-to-investigated-by-penn-state-university-review/

Phil Jones (CRU head) steps down – pending independent review:


http://wattsupwiththat.com/2009/12/01/phil-jones-steps-down/

U. S. Senate Minority Report: More Than 700 International Scientists Dissent Over. Man-Made Global Warming Claims:


http://hatch.senate.gov/public/_files/USSenateEPWMinorityReport.pdf

Lord Christopher Monckton, former science adviser to Margaret Thatcher, on Climategate and global warming:











The Great Global Warming Swindle:




BBC accused of institutional 'trendy left-wing bias':

The report also urged the BBC not to "close down the debate" on climate change, despite the corporation admitting that it no longer felt it necessary to justify equal space being given to opponents of the consensus on the issue.

http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/news/article-23400983-bbc-accused-of-institutional-trendy-left-wing-bias.do


Where did the medieval warm period go ???



http://newsrealblog.com/2009/11/01/lord-monckton-challenges-global-warming-on-glenn-beck-part-1/

Al Gore could become world's first carbon billionaire:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/energy/6491195/Al-Gore-could-become-worlds-first-carbon-billionaire.html

The Climate Science Isn't Settled
Confident predictions of catastrophe are unwarranted:


http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703939404574567423917025400.html

New paper from Lindzen demonstrates low climate sensitivity with observational data:




http://wattsupwiththat.com/2009/07/23/new-paper-from-lindzen/

Christopher Monckton spent an entire hour on the Glenn Beck program today on the topic of global warming, skepticism, and the Copenhagen Treaty:

http://wattsupwiththat.com/2009/10/30/monckton-on-glenn-beck-video-now-available/

Ian Plimer Author and Professor in the School of Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of Adelaide
"Heaven and Earth: Global Warming, the Missing Science":


http://www.netcastdaily.com/broadcast/fsn2009-1024-2.mp3

Does Dr. Holdren (Obama Science Tzar) have a worst-case bias in his interpretation of data?

" The effects of a new ice age on agriculture and the supportability of large human populations scarcely need elaboration here. Even more dramatic results are possible, however; for instance, a sudden outward slumping in the Antarctic ice cap, induced by added weight, could generate a tidal wave of proportions unprecedented in recorded history. "

http://tierneylab.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/09/29/dr-holdrens-ice-age-tidal-wave/


'Cloud ship' scheme to deflect the sun's rays is favourite to cut global warming:

These clouds, it is predicted, would reflect around one or two per cent of the sunlight that would otherwise warm the ocean, thereby cancelling out the greenhouse effect caused by Carbon Dioxide emissions:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/environment/globalwarming/5987229/Cloud-ship-scheme-to-deflect-the-suns-rays-is-favourite-to-cut-global-warming.html

Man-made volcanoes may cool Earth:

THE Royal Society is backing research into simulated volcanic eruptions, spraying millions of tons of dust into the air, in an attempt to stave off climate change.

The society will this week call for a global programme of studies into geo-engineering — the manipulation of the Earth’s climate to counteract global warming — as the world struggles to cut greenhouse gas emissions.


http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/environment/article6814912.ece

In the 70's Environmentalists and left-wing politicians got DDT banned, 40 million people have died of malaria since then!



http://www.canada.com/nationalpost/financialpost/story.html?id=7f7ed28c-80f6-4086-ab6d-70976886167b

Bombshell UN Documents Outline Plan To Use Climategate Crooks In “End Run” Around National Sovereignty

Strategy papers call for United Nations to boss economies and erect world government under pretext of environmentalism:


http://www.prisonplanet.com/bombshell-un-documents-outline-plan-to-use-climategate-crooks-in-end-run-around-national-sovereignty.html


http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,577827,00.html


Why is actor Ed Begley Jr still a fan of the 'Peer review' process even after the climategate emails show a conspiracy to shut sceptical scientists out ?



Bjorn Lomborg sets global priorities, global warming is at the bottom of the list:







http://go2.wordpress.com/?id=725X1342&site=wattsupwiththat.wordpress.com&url=http%3A%2F%2Fscienceandpublicpolicy.org%2Fimages%2Fstories%2Fpapers%2Foriginals%2FMonckton-Caught%2520Green-Handed%2520Climategate%2520Scandal.pdf

Inconvenient History of Climate ‘Tipping Point’ Warnings:

http://www.canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/16909


The Story of Cap & Trade:




Hockey Stick Source code:

http://wattsupwiththat.com/2009/12/04/climategate-the-smoking-code/

the HARRY_READ_ME.txt file:
http://www.devilskitchen.me.uk/2009/11/data-horribilis-harryreadmetxt-file.html

Climate change hits Mars:

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/uk/article1720024.ece

Toxic Seawater Fraud:
http://buythetruth.wordpress.com/2009/03/19/toxic-seawater-fraud/

As the world’s seawater becomes more acidic due to rising atmospheric carbon dioxide, some shelled marine creatures may actually become bigger and stronger, according to a new study:

http://college.unc.edu/features/november2009/article.2009-12-01.2864051894

Internal EPA report on global climate change suggests "the hypothesis fails":



Why was Jones so afraid of the two MMs? Because they had debunked Mike's--or Michael Mann of Penn State University's--infamous "hockey stick" graph that supposedly offered proof positive that humans were warming the earth. It showed that global temperatures had remained flat for a millennium only to spike sharply in the 20th century following the industrial revolution. But McIntyre and McKitrick found that the innocent "tricks" that Mann was performing on the data were so riddled with methodological errors that even the IPCC was forced to remove the graph from its official reports:

http://www.forbes.com/2009/12/01/climategate-scandal-science-obama-opinions-columnists-shikha-dalmia.html


NASA stonewalling freedom of information requests:




A Lot of Hot Air: How the Dinosaurs Grew So Monstrous:

http://www.ncsu.edu/news/press_releases/04_01/026.htm

Burt Rutan - Worried about asteroids ? What a nut job !




http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AJyAQmxIbJk
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=naLfstuaBRE
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tMeuHNgT0PA

Armed UN Security Silences Journalist At Copenhagen - But don't worry, he's not from the Guardian:





http://www.noteviljustwrong.com/

Freeman Dyson on Global Warming's Bogus Climate Models and vegetation as a carbon sink:





Ozone Hoax, Not Hole:
http://thedeadhand.com/portals/thedeadhand/argee/reflib/Climate%20Warming/Ozone%20Hoax.pdf

Monckton tries and fails to reprogramme a sheeple from the church of greenpeace:



Moscow-based Institute of Economic Analysis (IEA) issued a report claiming that the Hadley Center for Climate Change based at the headquarters of the British Meteorological Office in Exeter (Devon, England) had probably tampered with Russian-climate data:

http://icecap.us/images/uploads/BOMBSHELL.pdf


CLIMATE CHANGE IS NATURAL: 100 REASONS WHY:
http://www.dailyexpress.co.uk/posts/view/146138

The climate racket:

http://article.nationalreview.com/?q=MTYwY2E3OTc0ZGZhZTExY2U4MjlhNWVmNjZlNDMyODQ=

History of the Climatic Research Unit's quest for money:
http://web.archive.org/web/20080627194858/http:/www.cru.uea.ac.uk/cru/about/history/

CRU is in fact a business funded by soft money from big oil and the nuclear industry - The goal ? To kill cheap and plentiful coal which should be beating expensive peak oil and nuclear power:
http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/jamesdelingpole/100020304/climategate-peak-oil-the-cru-and-the-oman-connection/

Real Global Warming:



A story emerging out of Britain suggests “follow the money” may explain the enthusiasm of the United Nations to pursue caps on carbon emissions:

http://www.matador94.nl/global-climate-related/u-n-climate-chief-pachauri-cashes-in-on-tata-owned-corus-carbon-credits

How can the world’s leading ‘climate official’ also be personally involved in so many organisations which stand to benefit from the IPCC’s recommendations ?

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/6847227/Questions-over-business-deals-of-UN-climate-change-guru-Dr-Rajendra-Pachauri.html

Nobody listens to the real climate change experts:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/columnists/christopherbooker/4990704/Nobody-listens-to-the-real-climate-change-experts.html

Scientists would rather change facts than their theories:



Al Gore's Friend Trapped by his own lies:




Don't act on co2 it is a con:
http://thebubblegoesbang.blogspot.com/2010/01/dont-act-on-co2-it-is-con.html

KUSI meteorologist, Weather Channel founder, and iconic weatherman, John Coleman explains the science and controversy surrounding Global Warming:

http://www.kusi.com/weather/colemanscorner/81583352.html

The men who invented global warming hate the human infestation:
Maurice Strong:


David Suzuki:


Stopping the Coming 'Greenhouse Effect' driven Ice Age:



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