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Nov

Trump may be just what Australia Needs

_87740375_ad745816-231a-4270-beb6-afc0463d5656Notwithstanding the shock-horror first reaction to Donald Trump’s stunning victory, when the dust settles, the next president of the USA has already shown some good signs for both the US and Australia.

Firstly, the aged old idea that we will always have a friend in the White House was never true. More accurately, we always had a friend in the White House as long as we did what we were told. Those days are now over. We have no real friends, just associates and partners.

 

Read more at: The Australian Independent Media Network

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8
Nov

Money is a Scary Subject

85The devaluation of peoples’ hard-earned money is what Australians fear most. People fear inflation. Never mind the crime rate, political corruption, nuclear wars, family violence, pestilence and the like, inflation is the king of fear factors.

Read more at: The Australian Independent Media Network

5
Nov

The False Debt-Scare ‘Own Goal’

imageSo, inflation has gone down further to 1.3% for the year to September 2016 from 1.7% in the first quarter of 2016. This is against the RBA’s target rate of 2-3% and all the economic boffins are turning their eyes toward the Reserve Bank guessing as to whether Governor Philip Lowe will reduce interest rates further to 1.25% on Cup Day.

 

Read more at: The Australian Independent Media Network

5
Nov

Get off your arse and do something!

3a580d9For a government that won office on the back of a “jobs and growth” mantra, how did she get away with this? Okay, it was Q&A and Cup eve and people were distracted. But for the Health Minister Sussan Ley to go on the public record and say, “Governments don’t create jobs, governments don’t make it happen,” is a symptom of the delinquency of this government.

 

Read more at: The Australian Independent Media Network

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