Travel-With-Higher-Prices-Bob Davis Podcast 1048

Travel With Higher Prices

Back on the road for travel with higher prices. Time to talk about the basic causes of high inflation and what’s ahead for nomads. Revisiting some topics from earlier podcasts. Listen to Travel-With-Higher-Prices-Bob Davis Podcast 1048.

Euphoria Back On The Road

Firstly even a short trip back on the road delivers the same euphoria and excitement longer trips delivered last year.

Things Have Changed

Second things have definitely changed.

People Don’t Understand What’s Happening

Even more after many discussions with people I’ve met recently there is clearly a lack of understanding what’s going on and what’s caused these prices.

All The Key Information Assembled Here

In addition I have not been able to find all the key information assembled in one place.

Therefore that is the plan for Travel-With-Higher-Prices-Bob Davis Podcast 1048.

The Cure For High Prices

Above all most of the time high prices lead to a recession.

Learn The Word Monetary

Certainly as Milton Friedman said Inflation is Always and Everywhere A Monetary Phenomenon.

Too Many Dollars

That is to say too many dollars chasing too few goods.

Recession Ahead

And inflation often leads to recession.

Good News For Nomads

Due to the fact that recessions often lead to lower prices things might be looking up for us nomads.

California Gas Gouger

Meanwhile the media and politicians don’t talk about high fuel taxes irrationally gouge working Americans.

For example California’s tax on diesel is 68 cents. On gas it’s nearly 52 cents.

Exxon Should Take A Lesson From California

Even the oil companies could take a lesson on gouging from the State Of California.

Short Trips

In short I took a short trip into the so called Golden State intending to head to Los Angeles.

Cash Leaking Out Of My Wallet

However I turned right around and came back to Arizona due to the amount of cash leaking out of my wallet.

Longer Stays and Free Camping Please

Most importantly it’s short trips, longer stays and free camping for this nomad.

There Goes The Punch Bowl

In addition as the Federal Reserve takes away the punch bowl and pulls the slats out from under the economy I’m cheering.

Stock and Real Estate Market Shocks

Finally what’s ahead for the world back home might be stock and real estate market crashes and inevitable job losses we nomads have our fingers crossed for lower prices.

No House To Lose Here

In short if you’re on the road full time you probably don’t have a house to lose or high rent to pay.

Why We Hit The Road

Moreover this was the reason many of us decided to hit the road.

Nomad Story

It’s an important park of the nomad story.

Falling Off A Cliff

To sum up big market moves usually don’t happen fast.

But it’s kind of like falling over a cliff and grabbing branches on the way down.

As you fall you’re up and down but the general direction is down.

Good News The Media Won’t Tell You About

In conclusion that’s good news for nomads.

Maybe not so much for everyone else back in the world.

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Trump-Republicans-Spending-Debt-Bob Davis Podcast 850

Another Trillion Dollars

This week the president’s budget deal adds a trillion dollars to the National Debt. These days it’s depressing when so called conservatives say, “Deficits Don’t Matter“. Learn more in Trump-Republicans-Spending-Debt-Bob Davis Podcast 850.

Trump Republicans Spending and More Debt

Above all, Trump’s spending is on pace with Obama first term red ink.

I’ll Pay Off The Deficit In Eight Years

Moreover campaigning in 2016, Trump said he’d pay off the deficit in just eight years. In those days the deficit was 20 trillion. It’s now almost 23 trillion.

Current Federal Debt Is Unsustainable? Bring It on!

As the president began his second year in office, the General Accounting Office released a report on the national debt. The current Federal Fiscal Situation is unsustainable, it said. More in Trump-Republicans-Spending-Debt-Bob Davis Podcast 850.

Republicans Addition To Debt Peaks In 2030

In fact, the GAO report showed US debt beginning to rise and peak in 2030, long after Trump has left the White House.

American Cities Are Broke Again

Over 70 US cities are in deep financial trouble. New York City is broke. Los Angeles isn’t far behind. Chicago is in a tailspin. I’ll explain it in Trump-Republicans-Spending-Debt-Bob Davis Podcast 850.

The Amount of Spending And Debt Is Shocking

When it comes to cities, counties and states investigators have to use forensic accounting to find out what’s going on. Even in small towns and counties across the country those investigations are uncovering a shocking amount of spending and debt.

Bonding On Bonding

Even more, states use bonding bills to get around balancing budgets. Therefore creating more debt through bonding.

Corporate Debt Binge

US corporations are on a debt binge too. Corporate debt is skyrocketing. It’s now 45 percent of our GDP. Much higher than during the 2008 crisis and dotcom bubble.

Americans Saved The Economy In The 2nd Quarter With More Debt

In addition Americans are more indebted than they were before 2008. US Household debt is 13.3 trillion in the second quarter. Much of it auto loans. Certainly Americans don’t save enough.

Conservatives Say Don’t Worry

Republicans say debt doesn’t matter and democrats have a new monetary theory. There’s nothing to worry about. Right? The US can “print” as much money as it needs as long as it prints US dollars.

Politicians Handing Out Goodies

Goodies like free college, single payer health, a green new deal, a higher minimum wage and guaranteed full employment are just around the corner. Just simply print money.

[Editor’s Note: In this podcast I used a quote from President Trump saying that he said, “No politician has ever been thrown out of office for not spending money. In fact he is reported to have told Senator McConnell, “No politician has ever lost his job for SPENDING money.”)

Forget Rome, England, Spain, Germany, Venezuela and Zimbabwe.

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Father Son Discuss Universal Basic Income In USA-Podcast 700

Hard to believe I have done 700 podcasts. I can’t think of a better guest for podcast 700 than my son. Join us in Father Son Discuss Universal Basic Income In USA-Podcast 700.

Father And Son Don’t Do Small Talk

Andrew Davis has his own You Tube Channel and is working in TV in New York City. Both father and son have always shared an interest in issues. We don’t do small talk.

Universal Basic Income

The City of Stockton California has recently voted to give citizens a universal basic income.

A no strings attached check from the government every month

Father and son discuss the issue and more in Father Son Discuss Universal Basic Income In USA-Podcast 700.

Growing Up In A Media Family

Andrew was raised in the fun and chaos of a media family. Dad did radio. Mom did TV. When he started showing interest we were concerned, since we knew the chaos of working in media.

In addition, with him growing up in edit bays and radio studios we really weren’t surprised. Friends said, “What did you expect him to do?” Consequently discussion of his career choice takes up the first part of Father Son Discuss Universal Basic Income In USA-Podcast 700.

Podcaster and You Tuber Discuss “The Side Hustle”

Learning how to podcast and do a You Tube channel from the ground up is no small feat. My son is now working in television in New York City which gives him time and resources to devote to what he calls his ‘side hustle‘. The Millennial Project YouTube Channel.

These days Andrew’s talking about something called A Universal Basic Income. Both right wing and left wing politicos are talking about a government provided basic income.

Misconceptions about trade and Artificial Intelligence and Robotic production terrify the working men and women of this country. What’s more, populist politicians may use the Universal Basic Income to leverage votes in key districts and states in the next presidential election and perhaps before.

Get a leg up. Watch The Millennial Project video here and listen to Father Son Discuss Universal Basic Income In USA-Podcast 700 to find out more about this issue.

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