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The European Union rose “only” 0,4 percent in Q1 of 2018

Last week I talked about America`s fantastic growth of 4,1 percent on quarter in Q2 of 2018, and this is only the beginning. It is no doubt; President Trump must be doing something right. But, what about the European Union?

GDP in the European Union rose «only» 0,4 percent on quarter in the first three months of 2018. Not much to write home about. But the growth have never been above 1 percent since the financial crisis in 2008.

The European Union reached an all time high of 1,30 percent in 1999 and that is right before the tech bubble burst. Since then it has been a dead fish, reaching an all time low of -2,60 percent in the first quarter of 2009.

At the same time we can see that the unemployment rate reached a record low of 6,80 percent in February of 2008, and that`s right before the financial crisis. It reached an all time high of 11 percent in February 2013, but in May this year it fall down to 7 percent again.

This isn`t good enough if we are living in a capitalistic world.

The European Union in Brussels are nothing more than unelected bureaucrats. Draghi and the ECB have, just like Japan and the U.S «printed» a lot of money, and will continue to do so. If they can`t turn around the ship, they need to consider a strong cheerleader.

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker had a meeting with President Trump last week. They were talking about trade, free trade and tariffs. Mr Trump`s goal is to make better deals so both the U.S and the EU can take more profit and prosper.

I think that the EU should be glad for that and they need to hurry up. The U.S is the world`s third biggest exporter, yet exports account «only» for 13 percent on GDP. Exports in the U.S reached an all time high of 215328 USD million in May this year, which is pretty impressive.

The EU has 28 member states and the biggest among them all is Germany (21 percent of total GDP), the United Kingdom (15 percent), and France (15 percent).

Exports of goods and services account for 46 percent of GDP while imports account for 42 percent, adding 4 percent of total GDP. But this is about to change. If the UK contribute with 15 percent of the total GDP in the EU, then what will happen to their growth after Brexit?

That being said; nor is the UK a success story. The British economy grew by 0,1 percent in the first three months of 2018 and well below 0,4 percent in the previous period. It is the lowest growth rate since a 0,1 percent contraction in Q4 2012.

The largest contribution to growth in the UK was from household spending at 0,2 percentage points. From the production side, the service industries made the largest contribution to GDP growth, followed by production.

Agriculture, the smallest component within the output approach of GDP made no contribution to growth to one decimal place, while construction deducted from GDP growth. The service industries increased by 0,3 percent.

Positive growth was recorded within all sub-sectors of the services industries; distribution, hotels and restaurants (0,1 percent vs -0,1 percent).

President Trump have repeatedly said that the EU have treated the US very bad. I have written many articles about that long before Mr Trump`s inauguration. The European Commission has fined Google €4,34 billion for breaching EU antitrust rules this month.

In May 2009, Intel was imposed with a 1,06 billion euro fined for abusing its market dominance on central processing units. Microsoft has been in trouble with the Commission on several occasions. In 2004, the Commission ruled that Microsoft had abused its market dominance.

In 208, the Commission fined Microsoft nearly 900 million euros for charging «unreasonable» royalty fees. In 2013, another fine of 561 million euros was imposed on Microsoft. This time for failing to comply with the Commission`s ruling that it had to allow users to more easily choose a prefered web browser.

The European Commission fined Facebook for 110 million euros in May this year in relation to its takeover of WhatsApp. Facebook acquired the messaging service in 2014 for $19 billion, but provided the Commission with misleading information about the acquisition.

In August 2016, the Commission ruled that tech giant Apple had received illegal tax benefits from Ireland worth up to 13 billion euros. Ireland was ordered to recover the unpaid tax from Apple, plus interest.

As early as 1966, British Politician Tony Benn said that «Communism run by commissars from Moscow did not work, and nor will capitalism run by commissioners in Brussels. Both deny people their right to develop in their own way.»

Now, under President Donald Trump, big companies like Apple are moving home to the United States with billions of dollars. Apple alone, are bringing in $230 billion. They will build new plants and a magnificent campus.

They will spend their money wisely and the money will be in the U.S. All this is possible because of Trump`s tax cuts and reforms. This is how you make growth.

 

 

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Nihilism`s impact on the culture and values of the 20th century has been pervasive

President Donald Trump had a very long and strong speech earlier this week. It was his first state of the Union address, and what a massive success. Let`s be clear; President Donald Trump is a brilliant Cheerleader. No doubt.

Its not a secret that the American people has not been proud of its own country for at least fifteen years or so. Here is where Mr Trump comes in. He wants to «Make America Great Again.» And he is on the way.

 

(Metaphysical collapse often ends in total negation and victory of nihilism, characterized by profound hatred, pathological destruction, and incalculable violence and death)

 

Mr Trump`s Union of the State speech was about 80 minutes long and according to CBS News poll, 75% of the American people said that the speech was good. 80% said that the president was trying to unite the country, rather than divide it.

91% favored what they heard on infrastructure. 75% favored what they heard about national security. 72% favored what they heard on immigration. This is a massive success for the President of the United States.

A new optimism is on the way. Mr Trump said; «The State of our Union is strong, because our people are strong, and together we are building a safe, strong and proud America.»

Furthermore, he said; «Since the election, we have created 2,4 million new jobs, including 200,000 new jobs in manufacturing alone. After years and years of wage stagnation, we are finally rising wages.»

«Unemployment claims have hit a 45 year low, and something I`m very proud of; African-American unemployment stands at the lowest rate ever recorded, and Hispanic-American unemployment has also reached the lowest levels in history.»

«Small business confidence is at an all-time high. The stock market has smashed one record after another, gaining 8 thrillion dollars and more in value in just this short period of time.»

«The great news for Americans, 401k retirement, pension and college savings accounts have gone through the roof and just as I promised the American people from this podium 11 months ago, we enacted the biggest tax cuts and reforms in American history.»

We saw massive positive response, but it was ridiculous to see Democrats just sitting there. Nearly all of them with a stone face. Not smiling. Just like an anti-Trump-party. Even if they agree with something, they boycott anyway.

Like many other speeches from Mr Trump, this speech was brilliant, and people liked it. But Mainstream Media didn`t like it at all. They thought it was dark. How is that possible?

It can be Nihilism, which is often associated with extreme pessimism and radical scepticism that condemns existence. A true nihilist would belive in nothing, have no loyalties, and no purpose other than, perhaps, an impulse to destroy.

 

 

 

Fredrich Nietzsche said that nihilism`s corrosive effects would eventually destroy all moral, religious, and metaphysical convictions and precipitate the greatest crisis in human history. (Editor: the text about nihilism is written by author Alan Pratt – Nihilism).

In the 20th century, nihilistic themes, epistemological failure, value destruction, and cosmic purposelessness, have preoccupied artists, social critics, and philosophers.

It has been over a century now since Nietzsche explored nihilism and its implications for civilization. As he predicted, nihilism`s impact on the culture and values of the 20th century has been pervasive, its apocalyptic tenor spawning a mood of gloom and a good deal of anxiety, anger, and terror.

It`s helpful to note that Nietzsche believed we could, at a terrible price, eventually work through nihilism. If we survived the process of destroying all interpretations of the world, we could then perhaps discover the correct course for humanity.

Nihilism comes from the Latin nihil, or nothing, which means not anything, that which does not exist. It appears in the verb «annihilate,» meaning to bring to nothing, to destroy completely.

Anarchist leader Mikhael Bakunin (1814-1876) composed the notorious entreaty still identified with nihilism:

«Let us put our trust in the eternal spirit which destroys and annihilates only because it is the unsearchable and eternally creative source of all life, the passion for destruction is also a creative passion!» (Reaction in Germany, 1842).

The movement advocated a social arrangement based on rationalism and materialism as the sole source of knowledge and individual freedom as the highest goal. By rejecting man`s spiritual essence in favor of a solely materialistic one, nihilists denounced God and religious authority as antithetical to freedom.

The movement eventually deteriorated into an ethos of subversion, destruction, and anarchy, and by the late 1870`s, a nihilist was anyone associated with clandestine political groups advocating terrorism and assassination.

Political nihilism is associated with the belief that the destruction of all existing political, social, and religious order is a prerequisite for any future improvement. Ethical nihilism or moral nihilism rejects the possibility of absolute moral or ethical values.

Instead, good and evil are nebulous, and values addressing such are the product of nothing more than social and emotive pressures.

Existential nihilism is the notion that life has no intrinsic meaning or value, and it is, no doubt, the most commonly used and understood sense of the word today. Max Stirner (1806-1856) argues that existence is an endless «war of each against all» (The Ego and its own, trans 1907).

 

(It has been over a century now since Nietzsche explored nihilism and its implications for civilization. As he predicted, nihilism`s impact on the culture and values of the 20th century has been pervasive, its apocalyptic tenor spawning a mood of gloom and a good deal of anxiety, anger, and terror)

 

Nietzsche said nihilism will expose all cherished beliefs and sacrosanct truths as symptoms of a defective western mythos. This collapse of meaning, relevance, and purpose will be the most destructive force in history, constituting a total assault on reality and nothing less than the greatest crisis of humanity:

What I relate is the history of the next two centuries. I describe what is coming, what can no longer come differently; the advent of nihilism….. For some time now our whole European culture has been moving as toward a catastrophe, with a tortured tension that is growing from decade to decade: restlessly, violently, headlong, like a river that wants to reach the end……(Will to power)

Nietzsche`s analysis was accurate, for example, Oswald Spengler in The Decline of the West (1926) studied several cultures to confirm that patterns of nihilism were indeed a conspicuous feature of collapsing civilizations. Spengler said that Western civilization is already in the advance stages of decaly with all three forms of nihilism working to undermine epistemological authority and ontological grounding.

Helmut Thielicke wrote that «Nihilism literally has only one truth to declare, namely, that ultimately Nothingness prevails and the world is meaningless.» (Nihilism: Its Origin and Nature, with a Christian Answer, 1969).

From the nihilists perspective, one can conclude that life is completely amoral, a conclusion, Thielicke believes, that motivates such monstrosities as the Nazi reign of terror. Gloomy predictions of nihilisms impact are also charted in Eugene Rose`s Nihilism: The Root of the Revolution of the Modern Age (1994).

If nihilism proves victorious, and it`s well on its way, he argues, our world will become «a cold, inhuman world» where «nothingness, incoherence, and absurdity» will triumph.

In the dark side: Thoughts on the Futility of Life (1994), Alan Pratt demonstrates that existential nihilism, in one form or another, has been a part of the Western intellectual tradition from the beginning.

In antiquity, such pessimism may have reached its apex with Hegesias of Cyrene. Because miseries vastly outnumber pleasures, happiness is impossible, the philosopher argues, and subsequently advocates suicide.

Centuries later during the Renaissance, William Shakespeare eloquently summarized the existential nihilist`s perspective when, in this famous passage near the end of Macbeth, he has Macbeth pour out his disgust for life:

Out, out, brief candle!

Life`s but a walking shadow, a poor player

That struts and frets his hour upon the stage

And then is heard no more; it is a tale

Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury,

Signifying nothing.

In the twentieth century, its the atheistic existentialist movement, populated in France in the 1940s and 50s, that is responsible for the currency of existential nihilism in the popular consciousness. Jean-Paul Sartres (1905-1980) defining preposition the movement, «existence precedes essence,» rules out any ground or foundation of establishing an essential self or a human nature.

Camus, like the other existentialists, was convinced that nihilism was the most vexing problem of the twentieth century. The Plague (1947) shows the futility of doing one`s best in an absurd world. And in his last novel, the short and sardonic, The Fall (1956), Camus posits that everyone has bloody hands because we are all responsible for making a sorry state worse by our insane action and inaction alike.

In these works and other works by the existentialist, one is often left with the impression that living authentically with the meaninglessness of life is impossible. Camus was fully aware of the pitfalls of defining existence without meaning, and in his philosophical essay The Rebel (1951) he faces the problem of nihilism head-on.

In it, he describes at length how metaphysical collapse often ends in total negation and victory of nihilism, characterized by profound hatred, pathological destruction, and incalculable violence and death.

It has been over a century now since Nietzsche explored nihilism and its implications for civilization. As he predicted, nihilism`s impact on the culture and values of the 20th century has been pervasive, its apocalyptic tenor spawning a mood of gloom and a good deal of anxiety, anger, and terror.

Interestingly, Nietzsche himself, a radical skeptic preoccupied with language, knowledge, and truth, anticipated many of the themes of postmodernity. It`s helpful to note, then, that he believed we could, at a terrible price, eventually work through nihilism.

If we survived the process of destroying all interpretations of the world, we could then perhaps discover the correct course for humankind:

I praise, I do not reproach, (nihilism`s) arrival. I belive it is one of the greatest crisis, a moment of the deepest self-reflection of humanity. Whether man recovers from it, whether he becomes master of this crisis, is a question of his strength. It is possible……. (complete works vol. 13).

One thing is for sure: This world isn`t built by pessimists. This world is built by positive thinkers. Trump is a brilliant Cheerleader and has the right mindset: Make America Great Again!

 

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Elite CEO`s scrambled to take selfie with Trump in Davos and there was overwhelming universial support for the “rockstar”

President Donald Trump were treated like a rock star when he came to Davos, Switzerland last friday. It was like Michael Jackson, Elvis Presley and Beatles combined. It was chaos. Everybody wanted to be where Trump was. Everybody wanted to be around him.

Elite CEOs scrambled to take selfies with him. Theyre elbowing each other out-of-the-way, and there was overwhelming support for Mr Trump. Not only that; The Dow Jones Industrial Average went straight up, over 200 points on the news of Mr Trump`s reception in Davos. Wow!

President Trump was surrounded by a bunch of globalists. A bunch of one-world government globalists types. CEOs and other leaders around the world. What we saw in Davos was a universal support. Except one thing: Mainstream Media. They didnt like it at all.

Right after Mr Trumps inauguration, Mainstream Media were laughing at President Trumps tax cut plan. Some of them said; Trump belive he can cut the taxes. How in the world can he afford to do that? Ha ha ha.

Now, a year later, Trumps $1,5 trillion tax cut and the «resulting boom» has been applauded in Davos. The Prime Minister in Netherland said in an interview that he support some of Trumps politics and that the world need more leaders like him.

I do agree. I support some of his politics, but disagree with other things. So was it with Obama, Bush and Clinton. I belive people around the world should support the U.S president no matter who it is. It`s about respect. He is the boss. A powerful world leader.

President Donald Trump is a leader for the history books, and he is a great president that kids in the future shall study and learn about. People in America should be proud of him. He is not only a representative for the U.S, but also a great mentor on the world stage.

President Donald Trump is one of the world`s greatest leaders, and those who would say otherwise are in a dark place.

Donald Trump is in arguably one of the most interesting and popular personalities in the world right now. This is an incredible and most important marker in earths history. As weve seen the ceremonies of transition of power from president to the next, this one will be remembered for generations to come.

This is a power shift that is not inclusive to America but a power shift that affected the whole world. The inauguration of President Trump signaled the end to the power that has been in control of the human race for thousands of years.

What we see now is a total shift of the control of the earth.

Some people claim that the Luciferian rain is fading out and it`s the end of the world as they know it. Lucifer has lost power and control of the earth in all of his mechanisms of deception and manipulation will be exposed completely.

Donald Trump in his inauguration speech said; «Together we will determine the course of America and the world for many, many years to come (The righteous are now in control of America and the world).

Your voice, your hopes and your dreams will define our American destiny. (The righteous have taken control of the future).

And your courage and goodness and love will forever guide us along the way. We stand at the birth of a new millennium ready to unlock the mysteries of space (The truth about space will be exposed) to free the earth from the miseries of disease (The pharmaceutical industry to be exposed) and to harness the energies industries and technologies of tomorrow (free energy).

Today`s ceremony however has very special meaning. Because today, we are not merely transferring power from one administration to another, or from one party to another, but we are transferring power from Washington DC and giving it back to you, the people

January 20th 2017 will be remembered as the day the people became the rulers of this nation again (On January 20th 2017, the course was broken).

And most importantly, Trump said, We will be protected by God (The Luciferian is crying).

Its being said that this is a transition of power from the Luciferian rulers of the earth to the righteous people of the earth. President Trump with the help of Americas allies including Russia will put an end to this Luciferian World Order agenda.

President Trump went to Davos to represent the interest of the American people to affirm America`s friendship and partnership in building a better world like all nations representing at this great forum. America hopes for a future in which everyone can prosper and every child can grow up free from violence, poverty and fear.

He also said in the speech that the world`s largest company Apple announced it plans to bring $245 billion in overseas profits home to America. Their total investment into the United States economy will be more than $350 billion over the next five years.

Now is the time to bring your business, your jobs and your investments to the United States. This is especially true because we have undertaken the most extensive regulatory reduction ever conceived . Regulation is stealth taxation.

The U.S, like many other countries, unelected bureaucrats, (and we have them all over the place), and they`ve imposed crushing an anti business and anti worker regulations on our citizens with no vote, no legislative debate and no real accountability. In America, those days are over.

I pledged to eliminate two unnecessary regulations for every one new regulation. We have succeeded beyond our highest expectations. Instead of two for one, we have cut 22 burdensome regulations for every one new rule. We are freeing our businesses and workers so they can thrive and flourish as never before.

We are creating an environment that attracts capital, invites investment and rewards production. America is the place to do business. So, come to America where you can innovate, create and build. I belive in America.

As President of the United States, I will always put «America first,» just like the leaders of other countries should put their country first. But America first does not mean America alone. When the United States grow, so does the world.

American prosperity has created countless jobs all around the globe and the drive for excellence, creativity and innovation in the U.S has led to important discoveries that help people everywhere. Live more prosperous and far healthier lives as the United States pursues domestic reforms to unleash jobs and growth. We are also working to reform the international trading system so that it promotes broadly shared prosperity and rewards to those who play by the rules.

We cannot have free and open trade if some countries exploit the system at the expense of others. We support free trade but it need to be fair, and it needs to be recipical. Because in the end, unfair trade undermines us all. The United States will no longer turn a blind eye to unfair economic practices, including massive intellectual property theft, industrial subsidies and pervasive state-led economic planning.

These and other predatory behaviors are distorting the global markets and harming businesses and workers. Not just in the United States but around the globe. Just like we expect the leaders of other countries to protect their interests. As President of the United States I will always protect the interest of our country, companies and our workers.

We will enforce our trade laws and restore integrity to our trading system. Only by insisting on fair and reciprocal trade can we create a system that works not just for the U.S but for all nations.

As I have said, the United States is prepared to negotiate mutual beneficial bilateral trade agreements with all countries. This will include the countries in TPP which are very important. We have agreements with several of them already. We would consider negotiating with the rest either individually or perhaps as a group if it is in the interest of all.

At the end of the speech he said; We must invest in our people. When people are forgotten, the world becomes fractured. Only by hearing and responding to the voices of the forgotten can we create a bright future that is truly shared by all. The nations greatness is more than the sum of its production. The nations greatness is the sum of its citizens. The values, pride, love, devotion and character of the people who call that nation home.

President Trump have dedicated his life to the American people. To the world. I want to remind you that he is doing all this for only $1 dollar. What a man!

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President Donald Trump will impose duties of as much as 30% on solar panels made abroad

Globalization is the word. All the world leaders in the Swiss ski resort of Davos are talking about it. And most of the worlds political and corporate elite defend globalization. But President Trump did something on Monday that some other leaders dont like.

He slapped 30% tariff on imported solar panels and washing machines, and that is his first step towards his campaign promise to get tough on China. Critics say that this step can slow down a fast-growing industry and destroy thousands of domestic manufacturing jobs.

President Emmanuel Macron will have speech in the Swiss ski resort of Davos on Wednesday. One of the most important things he will talk about is Globalization. On Friday, Mr Trump will also have a speech in Davos, and he will talk about his «America first» strategy.

Why in the world is Mr Trump doing this if it is bad for the solar industry and its jobs? Relax. This is not a new case and we have heard about this in many years. Former President Barrack Obama did the same in 2012.

In May, 2012, the Obama administration called for hefty tariffs on Chinese-made solar panels and cells. They were arguing China has been illegally «dumping» under-priced products on the U.S market.

In December 2014, The Commerce Department began closing a chapter in a protracted trade conflict with China over solar equipments, approving a collection of steep tariffs on importers from Taiwan and China.

They found that the companies were selling products below the cost of manufacture. On top of that they found that the Chinese companies were benefiting from unfair subsidies from their government.

The department announced anti-dumping duties of up to about 80% on imports made in China, and rates up to about 30% on imports of solar cells made in Taiwan. Some experts in the solar industry say this tariff will return to fair trade.

This is what all this is about: fair trade. This trade conflict has its roots in a flood of inexpensive Chinese solar products. This Chinese strategy pushed many American manufacturers out of business because of their reduced prices on solar panels.

Leaders are split over the case, and this long-simmering conflict has now ended with a 30% tax on Chinese solar panels. Mr Trump has promised to boost manufacturing jobs by cracking down on Chinese imports. It will create jobs and build or expand factories on U.S soil.

President Trump is doing this because he will defend American workers. He will defend American farmers and their ranchers. He will also defend all other businesses. He will «Make Amerian Great Again.»

Some people do not agree with Mr Trump. They said yesterday that Trump`s decision will kill American manufacturing jobs, not create them.

The Solar Energy Association has projected tens of thousands of job losses in the $28 billion industry.

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France`s President Macron is a promoter of globalization and openness and he will give a speech in Davos on Wednesday

France`s President Emmanuel Macron is expected to give a speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos tomorrow. He will speak to world leaders and business people and try to sell and promote a pro-European agenda and greater integration and reform while extolling the benefits of free trade.

The theme at Davos this time is «creating a shared future in a fractured world.» Macron is a promoter of globalization and openness, but he is also trying to protect people from the negative consequences of it.

Macrons popularity has bounced back in recent weeks despite what opinion polls show is an image of «president of the rich.» The speech on Wednesday will be Macrons first speech at Davos as President since his election last May.

Last year, Chinese President Xi Jinping were holding a speech about globalization. Now, Macron will be the face of Europe. A man who is pro-business representative for the EuroZone at a time of economic recovery and stability after years of crisis.

Macron defeated Le Pen and prevented a far-right government in France last year when he won the election, and I think he would be more than welcome among the business leaders in Davos this time.

He is a reformist who turned back the Le Pen populist wave and he has turned French politics upside down. Many leaders claim that Macron is the last hope for structural change.

His plans to reform Europe and the EuroZone is ambitious, and for Europe it is an important charm offensive.

Macron won the French election in May last year, and he has vowed to shake the French economy out of its torpor. He has, like President Trump, slashed wealth taxes and levies on capital gains. He has also pushed through reforms to the country`s famously rigid labour laws.

According to a survey from November 2017, a record 72 percent of US investors were optimistic about the French economy, which is a huge hike against 30 percent in 2016.

Mr Trump will try to sell his «America first» agenda while Macron will speak about his «Choose France». Google and Facebook are invited to Macron`s gathering. So are Alibaba, Siemens and Coca Cola to name a few.

Francois Hollande and Nicolas Sarkozy have held similar gatherings of CEOs in Davos, but Macrons conferance goes far beyond those hosted by Hollande or Sarkozy. Sarkozy hosted 25 CEO`s in 2011, while the Socialist Hollande hosted 34 world business leaders in 2014.

Macron and his team has invited 100 CEO`s of the biggest world companies. He has so far been carving out an active role on the world stage and he will use his speech to «propose his international vision for the world of tomorrow.»

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will speak the same day and that is two days before Mr Trump. What Macron will talk about is growing inequality, the need for better environmental protection, and global governance in the face of nationalism and extremism.

The economic outlook has improved, but 9 in 10 of those surveyed at Davos, said they expect political or trade clashes between major powers to worsen. 80 percent saw an increased chance of war.

 

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