It is utterly remarkable that the 9/11 Commission and its final report are still held up as the final word on the events of September 11, 2001.
The horror of 9/11 wasn’t that Muslim terrorists attacked us. The horror was/is that people in our own nation, supposed “citizens” of the US, knew, helped and even profited from this.
One important lesson investors can learn from the market action over the past decade is that the government plays a very important role.
Learn some skills. Better yet teach the newer generations the skills you have. They’ll be better off people, more able to stand on their own two feet,
Long live the King! And long live all the royal superhumans remaining on this planet who are so evidently better than us mere commoners!
I have had no reason up until now to explore the alternatives. No one in my immediate family has had cancer. My dad made it to 86. My mom’s still chugging at 90. But now, my vision is expanded.
One thing is for certain: the fight for the future of Hong Kong is raging as we speak. But the real question is: who is fighting that fight? The people of Hong Kong, or Beijing and Washington?
Out of all this mess, one thing is for certain: Whatever comes of these moves by India, the Kashmirs themselves will be the first to face the consequences of those actions and the last to reap any dividends.
We know that the world is slowing. We know that everything from the ISM’s, to PMI’s , to large truck sales, to rail shipping to you name it, is fading.
The future is an uncertain place, however one thing is absolutely certain. The current economic system can’t function as it is, for a lot longer.
The history of eugenics is as barely known as it is barbaric. It connects some of the wealthiest and most prominent figures of modern times to an atrocious ideology that promotes policies and practices both contemptible and condemnable.
We are on the cusp of one of the fastest, deepest, most consequential disruptions of transportation in history.
These are not rhetorical questions. They are very real questions with answers that have very real consequences for our lives. And I'm not posing these questions from up in the clouds.
This connection is not just tangential. It tells us something about Musk's roots and his vision... when he is preparing "to build the Martian Technocracy" he is not using that word in a careless way. He knows exactly what it means.
We are NOT fine folks. They’re white washing everything, trying their best to keep the imminent implosion from happening. Things aren’t fine when everyone’s screaming that we need lower interest rates and they’re at 2% now.