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The logic of the inevitable (nuclear) apocalypse. Can the Gods save us?

January 22, 2019 - 22:56 -- Admin

The probability of a massive nuclear war the next 10 years between any of the 8 current nuclear powers (US, UK, France, Russia, India, Pakistan, NK, Israel) seems low. The bluster of the leaders is supposed to make the threat look a bit bigger than it is in order to get negotiation advantages, but bluster is usually just bluster without consequences because no elite wants to destroy itself or the population it feeds off.

“SMSF regulation is appropriate” Productivity Commission SHOCK you won’t believe!!

January 14, 2019 - 13:45 -- Admin

Yes folks, the PC’s Final Report on Super tells us that the regulation of self managed super funds (SMSFs) is “appropriate” and plumps for more attention to ‘advice’ in setting up SMSFs. Verily, my gob was truly smacked and smacked again. In any event, there’s not much more to say other than to hoist an old column from the archives – below.