Daily Archives: June 2, 2016

EPA: emissions from US oil and gas much higher than thought

Turns out ’emissions gate’ is much broader than misreps from auto makers.  Not surprising.  See:  US Energy industry emits more methane than thought. “Methane emissions from existing sources in the oil and gas sector are substantially higher than we previously … Continue reading

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TED: Norman Lear on a life of meaning

An amazing life and insight. 93 years, strong and clear.  Inspiring humility and perspective: “I am the peer of whoever I am talking to.”  In the 1970s (and decades following), TV producer Norman Lear touched the lives of millions with … Continue reading

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Trump university and the age of impunity

The business model of duping people into paying fees for supposed insights and education on how to ‘get rich’ is old as time but particularly prevalent in today’s widespread preoccupation with gaming, tricks and how to ‘win’ money without merit … Continue reading

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Trump and the power of persuasion

Dilbert creator and “How to Fail at Everything and Still Win Big” author Scott Adams discusses Trump’s powers of persuasion and branding in this clip from May 27, 2016. Here is a direct video link.

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US Auto loan bubble hits $1 trillion

The auto loan bubble has gone full nut bar thanks to broke undisciplined consumers, reckless lending from dumb yield starved investors and willfully blind leaders at central banks. This report is on the US market, but similar antics have dominated … Continue reading

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