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And by "party" I mean "unstable approach to the economy".

And by “party” I mean “unstable approach to the economy”.

So, according to Last Week Tonight people in the US have started bundling together sub-prime car loans as an “investment product” just like they did with home loans before the 2009 financial crisis.

We are meant to believe that this can’t cause another crash because car loans make up quite a small part of the loan market.

The problem with this argument is that the loss of the mortgage market didn’t cause the financial crisis, it was just the trigger.

It only caused massive secondary effects because the entire system was unstable, and it still is.

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Gregor Czaykowski: you are a beautiful person, and a genius.

Director Tony Scott is dead. He climbed onto the railing of a Los Angeles bridge and without pausing for a moment jumped off into a fast, painful death.

I can’t say that I was an avid fan of Mr. Scott, although I certainly enjoyed many of his movies.

But this news just served to remind me of the brutal and chronically ignored fact that Depression kills.

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Could just be a coincidence. Correlation doesn't mean causation and all that.

Friends we live in a culture that is obsessed with health. Of course this is mostly because we do so many things that are really bad for us but I don’t want to get off topic. I want to talk about health supplements.

A lot of people take supplements, heck I’m one of them. And that is the reason why I feel I should let you all know that supplements are bullshit, and they’re going to kill you.

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