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The World - IMF Approves $17 Billion US Bailout For Ukraine

The World – IMF Approves $17 Billion US Bailout For Ukraine

  In the west of the country (Ukraine), you have a government who are happy enough to seize power but are happy on the same day, to cede it to the IMF and western interests and pimp their people for whatever can be got out of it for their own political aggrandizement and gain and if […]

The World – Gold Standard Versus Fiat Currency Versus Bitcoin

A quick tutorial on the global money system.  FYI.  It helps to make some sense out of what is going on in the world right now. Money printing is supposed to increase inflation but governments claim inflation rates are very low.  Now why is that?

Thunder Bay - Economic Death Spiral

Thunder Bay – Economic Death Spiral

So instead of a small tax increase, users of some city services, including a raft of planning and zoning applications, will see annual fee increases totalling $186,000. Some long-term care positions are gone; so are jobs at city pools and transit. A range of planned hires are cancelled and council received a confidential proposal for […]

Thunder Bay - It Was Like That When I Got Here

Thunder Bay – It Was Like That When I Got Here

“Typically we expect them to last longer from our inspection period … we very rarely get one of these issues where they just suddenly fail like that.” Adams said the situation was “troubling,” and that the city usually has “some notice through our inspection process.” “It’s just we’ve got a lot of assets out there, […]

Thunder Bay - Keep Your Eye On The Prize City Hall

Thunder Bay – Keep Your Eye On The Prize City Hall

Two Thunder Bay news stories released on April 30, 2014 Priorities? A bike repair station may be a nice thing to have but is it a must thing to have? Repairing bicycles is not something the City of Thunder Bay needs to be involved in while making sure rusting and rotting city infrastructure doesn’t kill someone […]