An Alternative for EZFKA?

UAP have started a heavy advertising blitz to position themselves for the upcoming Federal election. Seconds into the add they indicate they are far more serious about this than any of the other minor parties with the statement they will run candidates for every seat in the House of reps, and the senate. Whether or … Read more

EZFKA, an external view

The view of an expat in the UK of the current situation here in EZFKA. I don’t agree with all of it, but it’s certainly interesting. It talks of an authoritarian history of the descendants of the convicts, and their jailors. The disbelief that this is happening from the UK local says it all though.

MB, not even worth link spamming anymore?

I tend to avoid the place these days but back in the day without fail on any real estate affordability article you’d get a whole lot of Housing affordability linkspam from Hugh whatsisface.I haven’t seen him or anyone else at all bother on anything I’ve looked at there recently. Have they truly become so completely … Read more

Lockdown forever?

A quick thought experiment to cause absolutely no controversy whatsoever. What happens if covid restrictions end up being proven to prevent the 1000-4000 flu deaths that happen in Australia every year? Do we relax restrictions and accept that people will die, many more than covid has killed here. Or do we lock down forever? Why … Read more

Stewies butt hurts so much he deletes posts From article

Maybe you should run back over to MB stewie. Your ego is more fragile than dls’s. Apparently this reposting of stewies actual post gets him so butthurt he has to delete any post containing it. Where did the post go stewie? It’s not like you didn’t say it.

BTC legal tender in El Salvador

So what does this mean for btc? In the grand scheme of things probably not a huge amount but is a step forward in it’s legitimacy. What it does do is pose some really interesting questions. Firstly, why is El Salvador choosing to add btc to it’s current legal tender, the almighty USD. Presumably they … Read more

Why privatised power is awesome (or not)

This video gives a good account of what happens when a grid operated as a privatised auction minute to minute to provide power rather than centrally planned and operated system with reliability rather than profit as it’s overriding consideration faces adversity. Coming to a suburb in EZFKA sometime soon…

Fiat has value because the government has guns

I’ve seen the statement that fiat is valuable because the government says you have to use it and has a monopoly on violence to enable them to require you to do so as well as requiring you to pay taxes with it repeated so many times it clearly must have been presented as one of the commandments of economics by one of the prophets.

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A Ponzi of Ponzi’s?

I see the word Ponzi bandied about everywhere these days. Real Estate is a ponzi, crypto is a ponzi, fiat is the greatest ponzi of all. The debt ponzi. On and on. This seems to be based on a belief that all these things depend on a greater sucker coming along to pay you more … Read more