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Charles Hugh Smith, Hits It Out Of The Park With These Articles.

May 6, 2013

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Lets do some heavy lifting to start the week. Two weeks ago, Charles Hugh Smith, at, had three outstanding articles that built on top of each other. For him they were relatively short, but as usual were filled with great insights. He talks about what politicians, bureaucrats, central bankers, and intellectuals not only think; but also talks about the incentives and constraints under which they are making decisions: Why their policies of counterfeiting money for funding stimulus programs, bailouts or for increasing their sacred GDP numbers, will continue until economic reality forces a change: Why China and the US are in similar situations, even though (more…)