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CNBC: The glaringly obvious guide to the next crash

People are starting to get sketched out on Wall Street. The market is wobbly this morning. The Alibaba IPO (which did well) has people looking around wondering what’s next. Europe slowed last month. China continues to slow. India’s SENSEX was down almost 2% today. The Ebola “worst case scenario” just jumped from 500,000 to 1,000,000. And we just started bombing Iraq and Syria.

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To braid hair professionally in MS it took more class time than what the state demands to become a firefighter, law enforcement officer and paramedic, combined.

People want to work. Many will try to open their own businesses so that they can work for themselves. (Really for their customers and clients.) I can relate. That’s what I did almost 6 years ago. Unfortunately many run straight into the hurdle of occupational licensing on the way to becoming entrepreneurs. In most cases such licensing is just a way to keep people from entering the marketplace.

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Putin wants to wall off the Internet

It’s good to remember that this guy is a big big government autocrat and a veteran of the KGB. The entire country is a cleptocacy and compliance to the Putin Plan is requisite for pretty much everyone.

The Great Internet Wall of China has proven moderately effective at best. Millions of people break through it daily. Russia, home of many highly talented hackers would probably have the same problem.

Isn’t it interesting how the powers that be, whether in Moscow, Beijing, London, or Washington are so concerned about the flow of information? Information itself is a threat. The truth is a threat.

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