I have to admit that I am a bit of a skeptic when it comes to the theory that human activity is the primary reason for the apparent rise in global temperatures. My main reason for being a skeptic is the fact that the link between global warming and human activity is only one (of many) scientific “theories” that attempt to explain the reason why the earth “appears” to be getting warmer.
Entries Categorised as 'Opinion'
June 5th, 2008 · No Comments
Investing in the stock market recently has not been a lot of fun. Many people would be holding some stocks in their portfolio’s that have been savaged with quite a few stocks 40-60% lower than they were just 6 months ago. It is not just the small caps that have been hit either, even the usually reliable banks have been hit hard and it can all make one feel a little depressed at times.
May 26th, 2008 · No Comments
Wayne “Fluffy Duck” Swan and Kevin “Teflon Man” Rudd have delivered their first budget and so I will share my thoughts on a few areas in the budget and my impression of the budget overall.
April 16th, 2008 · 1 Comment
As the casualty list from the stock market fall grows, the call for tougher regulation becomes louder. But will tougher laws and regulation really help? Can we prevent investors losing money via financial scams and corporate failures?
April 7th, 2008 · 3 Comments
Did you hear about the former NSW Health Minister recently in court charged with gross negligence….no? Well neither did I. In fact do you recall any Minister State or Federal, being held account in the courts for negligence or any senior public servants for that matter? Probably not.
February 15th, 2008 · 5 Comments
Oh my, how self righteous we Australians are these days. It seems the good economic times have given us the confidence to take the high moral ground on a range of issues while covering one eye so that we do not look in our own backyards. Nothing could illustrate this point better than Australia’s antics in regards to whaling.