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re: Worse movie: Furious 7 or the Dukes of Hazard County? - Roaad
[quote]Furious 7 was great[/quote]...
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Who wins in a fight: River Tam or the Operative? - Roaad
River being in full beast mode, vs. the operative. in an open environment. Both have similar training, River has psychic ability, and the Operative has cold, calculating strategy. I am really torn on this one....
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re: At what point do we conclude trickle down is just a fantasy? - Roaad
[quote]and the only way to decrease this game of stealing is to decrease the size and power of government[/quote]It amazes me that there is a political party that favors the increase in government size and authority. Let's get our masters bigger sticks to beat us?...
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re: At what point do we conclude trickle down is just a fantasy? - Roaad
[quote][quote]If there was no profit in the industry, demand would be irrelevant[/quote] No shit[/quote]The profit the owner makes drives his hiring practices, benefiting financially (tricklig down to) those he hires....
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re: At what point do we conclude trickle down is just a fantasy? - Roaad
[quote]So demand drives economic activity.[/quote]supply and demand drives activity. Something has to be supplied (invented, discovered, etc.) before demand is created....
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re: At what point do we conclude trickle down is just a fantasy? - Roaad
[quote][quote]I should have stated more profit instead. If more profit can't be generated by adding you, you won't get hired regardless of demand. [/quote] This is obvious[/quote]Which is precisely "trickle-down economics". The increase in the profits of the wealthy indirectly beneited your eco...
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re: At what point do we conclude trickle down is just a fantasy? - Roaad
[quote]But that person wasn't always rich. [/quote]Sure. [quote]And it doesn't matter how much money the owner of our company has[/quote]It certainly does, or at least did at some point. [quote]. It's industry demand that keeps me employed.[/quote]If there was no profit in the industry, demand...
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re: At what point do we conclude trickle down is just a fantasy? - Roaad
[quote]I should have stated more profit instead. If more profit can't be generated by adding you, you won't get hired regardless of demand.[/quote]Clutch...
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re: At what point do we conclude trickle down is just a fantasy? - Roaad
[quote]lease list one that you think I "display" and I'll be happy to inform you of what my actual stance on the matter is. [/quote]Single-payer healthcare, iirc....
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re: At what point do we conclude trickle down is just a fantasy? - Roaad
[quote]But as it stands now the field I'm in (oil and gas) has demand from people of all types.[/quote]Question: Why is there a demand for your labor? Answer: Because there is a Job that needs doing Question: Why is there a job that needs doing? Answer: Because there is a company that produ...
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re: At what point do we conclude trickle down is just a fantasy? - Roaad
[quote]So trickle down wasn't a term that was coined by the supply siders? [/quote]Nope. It was coined by a critic of supply-side economics....
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re: At what point do we conclude trickle down is just a fantasy? - Roaad
[quote]Well they hired me because there was a demand for my labor.[/quote]Why was there a demand for your labor? Let's go back to basics....
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re: At what point do we conclude trickle down is just a fantasy? - Roaad
[quote]I don't think it was ever 100% true but there was some merit to the idea. Globalization has reduced its viability even more.[/quote]Globalization hurts his point, so he'll just ignore it....
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re: Blackguards on PC - Roaad
[quote]Auburn Fan[/quote]stopped reading right there...
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re: Crazy Things You Didn't Know About Actors - Roaad
Dean Cain of Lois & Clark fame. . . . . .held the record for most interceptions in a season for 15 years. He had 12 INT's in 10 games. Guy who broke it got 14 in 14 games....
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re: Xbox Live Games With Gold September 2015 Edition - Roaad
[quote]And I will be getting tomb raider for sure. Never played a single one of those before but heard this one is good[/quote]from start to finish, the most intense game I have ever played....
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re: PP videos: Who believes that these things are really as they are presented? - Roaad
[quote]Who believes that these things are really as they are presented? [/quote]I am frightened that they are. But hopeful that they are not. That said, I think it is more the former. [quote] I'd like to see the footage of the whole diner scene in sequence and not all cut up[/quote]ditto...
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re: Cost-Benefit of the Border Fence - Roaad
[quote][quote]incalculable and infinite[/quote] these words do not belong in a real cost-benefit analysis.[/quote]True...
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re: Poli porn. This is a meltdown of a Hinds County candidate yesterday on air. - Roaad
Damn. Last 1.5 minutes was good shite. Made me want to find someone to hi five....
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re: Poli porn. This is a meltdown of a Hinds County candidate yesterday on air. - Roaad
Y'all need to be glad that I know the Lord....
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