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re: Research shows strong welfare state leads to entrepreneurship - 90proofprofessional
[quote] It also talks about how many of these entrepreneurs don't actually ever enroll in the safety net programs ... it is the existence of them that matters.[/quote] Also wanted to add that this is a very weak & speculative inference, and it should make us very wary of concluding causal impact of...
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re: Research shows strong welfare state leads to entrepreneurship - 90proofprofessional
[quote]I think this is true for a safety hammock - not necessarily a safety net.[/quote] I meant "do anything" in the context of entrepreneurial moves, like doing something risky like quitting a stable job to start a business. And I think it's true for both the safety net and hammock- there are bot...
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re: Research shows strong welfare state leads to entrepreneurship - 90proofprofessional
[quote]Is it really that hard to believe that people are more likely to take a shot at opening their own business if they have something to fall back on?[/quote] Not IMO But we also know that a safety net is also a slight disincentive to do anything. As is knowing that you would have to pay for ...
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re: Research shows strong welfare state leads to entrepreneurship - 90proofprofessional
Depends on how it's funded. Is it worth the effort?...
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re: Morning Blues in America - Krugman Nails It - 90proofprofessional
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re: Morning Blues in America - Krugman Nails It - 90proofprofessional
and WTF were they thinking with this? [img]http://static01.nyt.com/images/2014/11/12/opinion/krugman-circular/krugman-circular-thumbLarge-v3.jpg[/img] it's just awful and creepy when i clicked the op link my infant daughter started crying like a pit bull was after her ...
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re: Warren calls for end to "too big to fail". - 90proofprofessional
[quote]BOTH parties supported this not just the Democrats![/quote] Got to agree here I am of the opinion that achieving our policy goals by subsidizing borrowing is a dangerous, dangerous game and should always be avoided Goes for housing and education, and probably for corporate equity-vs-de...
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re: Morning Blues in America - Krugman Nails It - 90proofprofessional
[quote]I want to stick my hand through my computer screen into yours, and make your teeth enamel worship at the altar of my fist. [/quote] dang bro...
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re: Morning Blues in America - Krugman Nails It - 90proofprofessional
I was optimistic about the economy in 2015 a few months ago, but the last several weeks have definitely tempered that. Final GDP growth for 4q 2014 was only 2.2%, meaning 2014 was only 2.4%. Crowing like this is premature, and Krugman just looks like an idiot. Obama doing victory laps about econ...
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re: Warren calls for end to "too big to fail". - 90proofprofessional
Yea those are good points. JPM might have been better off being left out, but no one will really feel for them either, because they had that london whale thing more recently than the crisis...
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re: Warren calls for end to "too big to fail". - 90proofprofessional
[quote] I protest some of those fines since they wreak of extortion.[/quote] Yea fair enough, and FWIW on top of the fines/settlements they get pounded with massive legal costs too. But it's still hard to hurt too much for them. They're better off being bailed out, repaying, and then getting sor...
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re: Warren calls for end to "too big to fail". - 90proofprofessional
[quote]Provide a link to a scandal she has been a part of... [/quote] :lol: That's a pretty low standard for "unimpeachable character." [quote]which was indisputably cause by Wall Street breaking laws and simple sound economic principle with impunity while fully knowing [/quote] frick that. Yo...
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re: Warren calls for end to "too big to fail". - 90proofprofessional
[quote]Although most people I know are not for breaking up the companies. Just should have let more fail and more in the future fail. No Bailouts.[/quote] Warren will complain loudly about bailouts and hammer them as justification for whatever it is exactly that she's pushing, but her proposals won...
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re: Warren calls for end to "too big to fail". - 90proofprofessional
[quote]Get the frick out of here with that. She's the Rand Paul of the Left.[/quote] Vacuous, populist rhetoric. That's Elizabeth Warren- no more, no less. Palin of the left™, DWI [quote]Wall Street is huge contributing factor in the downfall of the middle class. Which more than likely includ...
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re: Warren calls for end to "too big to fail". - 90proofprofessional
[quote]policy wonk of the highest order[/quote] :rotflmao: Palin of the Left™...
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re: PT Board's Opinion?:Special Needs Student Told To Remove His Varsity Letter - 90proofprofessional
the school is douchebag the mom is douchebag only non-douchebag party is the student...
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re: I want to congratulate all the Jindal voters for killing LSU - 90proofprofessional
[quote]I said look to Kansas. arse wipe. It's a GOP trickle down religious wasteland. The results are in. [/quote] Kansas unemployment: [img]http://data.bls.gov/generated_files/graphics/latest_numbers_LASST200000000000003_2005_2015_all_period_M01_data_unemployment%2Brate.gif[/img] US: [img]http...
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re: Poliboard's thoughts on this upcoming domestic military "exercise." - 90proofprofessional
It's probably a scenario-driven exercise where they are tasked to pretend certain areas are hostile countries, some are friendly, and some are neutral/disputed or some such...
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re: Should Bobby Jindal and the statehouse push through tax increases? - 90proofprofessional
[quote]One other question: LA's economic growth has far outpaced the national average[/quote] This is probably an overstatement It is true our recession wasn't as deep, so our unemployment rate has been consistently better. Also, our housing prices didn't go totally thru the floor. But IIRC our...
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re: Poliboard's thoughts on this upcoming domestic military "exercise." - 90proofprofessional
[quote]thoughts on this upcoming domestic military "exercise."[/quote] Not conspiracy-theory-worthy....
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