Central Planning ? Que ????

Conservative journalist Andrew Bolt posted financial journalist Terry McCrann’s latest comment about the political problems of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull here.  What caught my attention was McCrann’s sentence

The central problem, though, is does anybody believe the government at least “has a plan”?…

I wonder if McCrann and Bolt realise that the PM’s political problems are precisely those associated with the inability of central planning to achieve anything positive.  An ever growing public sector with a corresponding shrinking private sector coupled to grand social engineering goal that is socialism can only lead to problems.

They really don’t think things through, if they think at all.

About Louis Hissink

Retired diamond exploration geologist. Trained by Western Mining Corporation and polished by De Beers.
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2 Responses to Central Planning ? Que ????

  1. tempestnut says:

    Louis I think this YouTube video sums up the thinking that goes on in Government and the Corporate world. Possibly the only places you can get clear thinking anymore are in the traditional manufacturing areas where corporatism hasn’t yet managed to destroy all competition and a bit of realism still has to exist.


  2. Peter,
    Yes, spot on. reminds me of a ‘visit’ I had of a lady offering HR services and the supply of field assistants during 2013 when I was still in the industary. Not only that but she also told me she was a qualified geologist, with her qualifications being from what I call an Enid Blyton University, or TAFE as we have them in Australia.

    This experience, plus the inability to raise capital, prompted me to retire in 2013; the system has been overcome by an invasion of the oustandingly mediocre.


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