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Father’s Day Lockdown

Filed under: General — Downunder @ 4:53 pm Sun 5th September 2021

Have we ever had one of those before?

Good or Bad … how’s your day been.


  1. For some fathers, visits may have been interrupted.
    So bad for some.
    For me it’s kids 24/7.
    A big bonus for the lockdown.
    People may find they would like more.
    Enforced holidays.

    The lockdown part.
    Depends on your relationship.
    If your partner monitors your every move.
    And requires explanations for everything.
    Lockdown may be a continuous thing.

    Comment by DJ Ward — Mon 6th September 2021 @ 9:23 pm

  2. Well, still in lockdown.
    And boredom, is a problem.
    There must be a limit, to compliance.
    Slowly that compliance, must reduce.

    What then if policy is elimination.
    By lockdown.
    But the virus wins.
    And elimination fails.

    Then the health system, must become policy.
    The severity of lockdown.
    Matched with hospital capacity.
    So it can cope.

    Ultimately the policy must be.
    Everyone is vaccinated, or infected.
    As fast as possible for vaccinations.
    And slowly for infections.

    For my part, I have been jabbed.

    Comment by DJ Ward — Tue 14th September 2021 @ 9:28 am

  3. Inflation is like a virus.
    Once you catch it, it escalates.

    If housing was 10% of our lifetime spending.
    Then it’s inflation effect is 2.5%.
    It must be more than 10%, even at 20%.
    Inflation is 5%.

    Unless investors wish to lose money.
    Interest rates, should be the same, or more.
    So since that’s not the case.
    Who then is losing money.

    In a fixed supply of money.
    If you make money, someone must lose money.
    Or more money is introduced, as an imaginary debt.
    Devaluing money.

    It’s like watching a pyramid scheme.

    So for the young male.
    Wishing to provide, for a family.
    To be the good citizen.
    Starting with nothing.

    The low wage worker, at $20 an hour.
    Even a cheap house, at $400,000.
    Is 20,000 hours of work.
    Or 10 years of life.

    But it’s more, with interest.
    But it’s more, saving while paying rent.
    But it’s more, once taxes are taken.
    But it’s more, the costs of living.

    And now 25% percent more.
    What then of the social contract, with government.
    Even the young male, being the good citizen.
    A house beyond reach, or slave ones life for it.

    Soon a house, will not be worth, the effort.

    Comment by DJ Ward — Tue 14th September 2021 @ 10:27 am

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