I already talked about universal basic income here. In summary, the concept is that the government taxes everyone and then provides every citizen (who wants it) a basic “free” income to cover minimal expenses.
Archives for April 2017
Way back in 2012 when I first formulated my initial list of countries to move to, and not move to, I said that South Korea was not an option for a place where I could relocate to. I said that although South Korea is awesome, it was simply too risky. No matter how interesting or… Continue Reading →
Back in the 1990’s, there was a chunk of worthless swampland across the main river in Shanghai called Pudong. It looked like this: I’m visiting there now, and just a few days ago, I took a picture of it. It now looks like this: Not bad for a bunch of backwater communists who only discovered… Continue Reading →
On Election Day last November, I said, and I quote: Remember I said this to you, right-wingers: Trump will fuck you. He will fuck you just like George W. Bush fucked you. He’ll fuck you just like Obama fucked the progressives. The odds are overwhelming that Trump is going to do some things in the… Continue Reading →
There’s just one thing that will cost you more than anything else over the course of your lifetime. It will cost you more than your housing and rent, food, kids, debts, healthcare, food, cars, college or any other big expense you commonly think about. It’s taxes. You will pay more in taxes than any other… Continue Reading →
“I had achieved my goal, so I had to find a new mountain to climb.” ~Arnold Schwarzenegger Years ago, I read a book called Seven Years to Seven Figures. The book was mostly fluff about copywriters and guys who had happened to purchase real estate during the boom and sold at the right time. However,… Continue Reading →
“Automation will destroy us!” “Automation will create 40% unemployment!!!” “We need the government to provide everyone a minimum income or else we’re all screwed!!!” “WHAT ARE WE GOING TO DO!?!?” We’re going to drop our cost of living by 90%, that’s what we’re going to do. It’s here, folks. Just as I predicted a very… Continue Reading →