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  • Laughable
    July 02, 2010 - 13:22

    Oil Crud : What do you propose has been done wrong (and by whom) that will drive us to another recession?

  • Oh
    July 02, 2010 - 13:20

    Just in time to crash and burn again. This is a joke. Oil at $85 a barrel, the loonie at par. All leading indicators of the impending fall into recession/depression once again. Did we not learn?

  • what odds
    July 02, 2010 - 13:12

    The Private banks laughable for one need to go. Private sector banks are interested in creating more debt and more debt only because without debt they can not operate a profitable business. the more debt there is, the more money the banks need to make, so prices of goods rise as a result. more money is printed, inflation surges and they call it economic growth when what it really is is just an illusion of prosperity.

    What we need is a society with the common sense enough to know that sustainability and standard of living are far more important than profit which is nothing more than resources that are assigned a monetary value that is derived out of thin air despite what economists and experts will tell you.

    Even if this isnt the case we need to get the hell off of Oil. Oil is a substance more deadly than Heroin with the bloodshed, sweat and tears it has caused.

  • Not
    July 02, 2010 - 13:11

    Look at it this way. Every time we see an increase in the price of oil the dollar goes up. The price of gas at the pumps goes up, the price for food goes up, the cost to ship, manufacture or run a business goes up. When costs go up people start to see jobs end. We went through this in the 70's the 80's the 90's and most recently two years ago. From the looks of things a few want to pad bank accounts once again and shove the rest further down now that we see a shimmer of recovery. Oh well, we will never learn. I guess people like to be on EI and welfare, pay $1.50 a litre for gas and see homes and business fade away. We must if we sit back and let it happen all the time.

  • Laughable
    July 01, 2010 - 20:06

    Oil Crud : What do you propose has been done wrong (and by whom) that will drive us to another recession?

  • Oh
    July 01, 2010 - 20:03

    Just in time to crash and burn again. This is a joke. Oil at $85 a barrel, the loonie at par. All leading indicators of the impending fall into recession/depression once again. Did we not learn?

  • what odds
    July 01, 2010 - 19:50

    The Private banks laughable for one need to go. Private sector banks are interested in creating more debt and more debt only because without debt they can not operate a profitable business. the more debt there is, the more money the banks need to make, so prices of goods rise as a result. more money is printed, inflation surges and they call it economic growth when what it really is is just an illusion of prosperity.

    What we need is a society with the common sense enough to know that sustainability and standard of living are far more important than profit which is nothing more than resources that are assigned a monetary value that is derived out of thin air despite what economists and experts will tell you.

    Even if this isnt the case we need to get the hell off of Oil. Oil is a substance more deadly than Heroin with the bloodshed, sweat and tears it has caused.

  • Not
    July 01, 2010 - 19:47

    Look at it this way. Every time we see an increase in the price of oil the dollar goes up. The price of gas at the pumps goes up, the price for food goes up, the cost to ship, manufacture or run a business goes up. When costs go up people start to see jobs end. We went through this in the 70's the 80's the 90's and most recently two years ago. From the looks of things a few want to pad bank accounts once again and shove the rest further down now that we see a shimmer of recovery. Oh well, we will never learn. I guess people like to be on EI and welfare, pay $1.50 a litre for gas and see homes and business fade away. We must if we sit back and let it happen all the time.