Cognitive Dissonance

Venezuela: Dictatorship, Collapse, And Consequence

"What's happening in Venezuela is a microcosm of the socialist cancer in action... It is not some self-contained rarity, it is the common and predictable outcome of a society based on collectivist servitude and false promises of equality."

"Psycho"

"In the end, fundamentals always win. But in the short term, markets are Psycho..."

India: Cash Is Back (But The Crisis Has Deepened)

"Big Brother has truly arrived – in India of all places. India’s government inter alia brazenly asserts that 'privacy is not a fundamental right'... [this] marks a fundamental shift in citizen-state relations: from ‘We the People’ to ‘We the Government’. If the rampant misuse of electronic surveillance powers and willful ignorance of the law by the state is any precedent, the future looks bleak..."

One Trader Is Stunned By The "Staggering" Confusion In The Market

"The ability of people to string together utterly inconsistent arguments to describe what’s going on in markets, and the world for that matter, is staggering...what are manifesting themselves as quiet markets are actually highly unstable... "

The Pin To Pop This Mother Of All Bubbles?

"...even more egregious than the misinformation is the complete inappropriateness for the media to praise economic 'strength' while ignoring the role of debt in bringing about the growth being celebrated. If the 'prosperity' is simply due to a drunken debt-binge, it should be criticized, not lauded."

Two White Women Forced To Close Burrito Shop Because Of "Cultural Appropriation"

"Cultural appropriation is a bizarre concept when you think about it...It’s also a sign of severe cognitive dissonance among leftists. They claim they want everyone in the world to mix and live in peace, but they snap at people who dare to share another culture. Ironically, it sounds an awful lot like regular old racism."