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Trump’s Press Secretary Slams #Obamagate

Irrespective of your political opinion, let’s celebrate this powerful performance from Kayleigh McEnany, Trump’s new press secretary. Kayleigh seems to be a well articulated lady that underwent a double mastectomy only a few years ago. Enjoy!  .@PressSec slams #Obamagate and lies under oath by Obama Admin Officials. pic.twitter.com/nbpKQGuFcf — Benny (@bennyjohnson) May 15, 2020 Copyright: Public Domain  

What it’s Like to Believe Everything the Media Tells You

It’s shocking to see how many people believe absolutely EVERYTHING the media tells them. I’m not saying to not believe anything ‘they’ tell you. NO, I’m suggesting to to use your common sense and make up your own mind around the world around you. It is 2020 after all. The days we could choose only between a few government ran TV and radio channels are long gone. Don’t be afraid to form and express your own Read more…

Watch Warren Buffett Explain the US Economy in 10 Minutes

The US is an extraordinary young country (231 years). The ages of the key figures of Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger almost make up the same number! During the Berkshire Hathaway annual chairman and CEO Warren Buffett gave us a little lecture about the extraordinary success of the ‘US’ from 1789 to today. Even the most optimistic, heavily drinking pot abusing person could never have imagined the enormous progress the US made in Read more…

You Have NO Rights

Rights aren’t rights if someone can take them away. They are privileges. COVID-19 has sparked a wave of restrictions on people’s rights and freedoms across the globe. Many of these restrictions have a very real -both positive and negative- impact on people’s everyday lives. Perhaps these restrictions serve a good purpose, specifically in avoiding or limiting the overload to our largely unprepared health care systems. Irrespective of the effects we mustn’t forget that history is Read more…

Bill Gates Long Feared an Influenza Outbreak

COVID-19 caught many —but not everyone— off guard. Bill Gates not only feared an influenza outbreak, he also warned about how ill-prepared we are in the event we were to experience such an outbreak. Today we can safely conclude his fears were justified. Watch his 2015 TED talk and be amazed by his foresight…  A special note for the ones kicking and screaming COVID-19 cannot be compared to influenza or the common cold: COVID-19 is similar to Read more…

KKR Collects $1.3B for Impact Fund

KKR has closed its debut Global Impact Fund on $1.3 billion, which the firm will use to target companies aiming to provide commercial solutions to environmental or social challenges. Climate change, water cleanliness, workforce development and waste management are just some of the topics KKR plans to focus on. Many of the firm’s biggest rivals have recently raised impact funds or launched new impact strategies. These include: TPG Growth which closed its debut impact vehicle, called Read more…

43% of Nordic Institutional Investors Now Invest in Impact

Impact investment is now a widespread strategy among institutional investors in the Nordic region, according to a new survey commissioned by NN Investment Partners (NN IP). The survey shows that 43% of the entities currently invest using this environmental, social and governance (ESG) approach. The study further revealed that nine out of 10 Nordic institutional investors were interested in impact investing, and that 22% had plans to invest in impact strategies, however, NN IP also noted Read more…

”Today With What I Win Thanks to Football, I Can Help my People”

Charity doesn’t have to be complicated. You work hard, have a bit of luck and with part of your proceeds you make other people’s lives better. Easy as that. Senegalese FC Liverpool winger Sadio Mane said the following on this: “Why would I want ten Ferraris, twenty diamond watches, or two planes? What will these objects do for me and for the world?”   “I was hungry, and I had to work in the field; Read more…

The Oracle of Omaha Thinks You Should Buy a Home

The famed Oracle of Omaha generally doesn’t talk much ‘real-estate’, however, he does believe that a 30-year mortgage is ”the best instrument in the world”, for most people. “Because if you’re wrong and rates go to 2 percent, which I don’t think they will, you pay it off. It’s a one-way renegotiation. It is an incredibly attractive instrument for the homeowner and you’ve got a one-way bet.” Warren Buffett took out a 30-year mortgage in Read more…