Exposed: Trump a puppet of the elite

The whole world seems to be a big charade. Most things are not what they seem to be. Deceit, manipulation, (self) interests, insincerity, fear and weakness is the norm, especially in (geo-)politics.   Trump not the first and not the last Logic might not reveal the complete truth, but truth…

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Don’t trust government figures

Fed chairman said that the Fed is perplexed by chronically low inflation. Well she is not the only one who is perplexed by the government figures. Governments are monthly and annually releasing inflation numbers. But what surprises the people is that these numbers are almost always lower than what the people…

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Proof that less government is better

Big government leads to more institutions and laws. And this leads to less self sufficiency and less freedom, opening the door to tyranny. If a society is so much regulated like the European Union wants to achieve incrementally, things get so complicated and difficult that it clearly favors big corporations.The…

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Big Food now also a health hazard in developing countries

With the introduction of industrialized food in the second half of the 20th century, a food revolution took place in the western world. Processed food is cheap, easy to store, easy to consume and has a longer shelf life. As it gained popularity it became widely available. What the public…

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Learning in the west, murdering in the east

What do Kim Jong-un, Pol Pot and Aung Suu Kyi have in common? Just like the children of powerful families in developing countries, they too have studied in Western countries. What a coincidence! But is it really a coincidence?. The mighty of the world control countries and regions with proxies.…

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Peace gets a chance in Colombia

Finally, after 50 years of civil war, there is the prospect of peace in Colombia. A small group and the arms industry   made fortunes, but for the vast majority of Colombians, the civil war has brought nothing good. Decades of war have resulted in 220.000 deaths, countless injured combatants…

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Cruel corrupt regimes create extremists

Events do not unfold out of nothing. Everything has a cause, a reason. So has extremism. People do not wake up some day and say “it’s fun to become an extremist. I’m going to be an extremist”. No they are resorting to violence and irrationality because they are so desperate…

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Kicking off Common Sense

Welcome to Common Sense. Here you’ll find news & analysis about different topics. With logic alone we can not acquire all the facts and know the truth completely, due to the limitations of human intelligence. Moreover human beings do not always act logically. Observation is of course an excellent way…

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