License to Kill Gophers

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  2. Avatar for Zenzei Zenzei says:

    And, in the end, the gopher survived. What does that suggest for the future? Gophers, gophers and more gophers all the way down.

  3. Avatar for bobk71 bobk71 says:

    Gophers can’t be killed.

    Even at the height of the British empire (ie pre-1850,) financial crises that shook the core of the system occurred at regular intervals.

    Asset inflation simply can’t be allowed to go on forever. The more it continues, the more unproductive people and processes are paid to be unproductive. The top elites don’t want such a world. They profit from being more prepared than the rest of us for both asset inflation and deflation. Asset deflation and the economic pain that goes with it are allowed to occur once a target of blame, that doesn’t implicate the core world system, is firmly in place.

    How firmly is the common narrative associating Trump and the trade war with a bust? That’s how close we are to such a bust.

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