August 01, 2009
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Great ViD. Better everytime I see him. I actually agree with him this time.
Promo for Schiff For Senate TV Ad. (suggested)
Those "commentators" are a really sad bunch.
I thought I'd bring a voice to you today from "over the pond" - during the many sleepless nights in 2008 as we watched government interventions on Sunday nights and awaited Asia's reactions to our form of corporate socialism, I watched a lot of CNBC Europe. It is like CNBC America except it's actually good. Segments are not broken into 2 minute shoutfests (apparently Europeans have longer attention spans) and the hosts have bright minds, wit, and challenge their guests. This is where I discovered Hugh Hendry, Chief Investment Manager, of Eclectica Asset Management. Quite frankly the difference between the Europe vs US versions are a direct parallel to how US Congress works versus UK Parliament: here, people give 2 minute speeches before voting to 90% empty Congressional hall with no challenges - there, even the Prime Minister stands in a room without prepared remarks, and has to answer critics/questions and think on his feet in an engaging atmosphere of direct confrontation. Ironic really. But I digress.
What?!? Someone with common sense wanting to get into politics! He isnt going to have any friends his congress if he keeps that up. This is what our country needs not more politicians but more Americans with common sense.