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re: Ramadan begins tomorrow, ISIS calls for all out war - bmy
[quote] And this is different from what they've been doing for the past few years how?[/quote] Well given that they were in much better shape a year ago.. Backed into a corner is dangerous....
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re: VIDEO: Zuckerbergs's call for univeral income for ALL at Harvard Commencement - bmy
[quote] If robots were smart enough to upgrade themselves or repair themselves humans would be exterminated. There's a movie about it that came out in the 80s[/quote] I have some bad news for you.... We're in the golden era of machine learning, neural networks, and self-improving algorithms...
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re: VIDEO: Zuckerbergs's call for univeral income for ALL at Harvard Commencement - bmy
[quote] Servicemembers are paid to perform a service, just like you are at your job.[/quote] Except for the part where their ability to afford housing and food (and to a certain extent recreation) is effectively not tied to their skill set. Someone doing plumbing for a civil engineering squadron...
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re: VIDEO: Zuckerbergs's call for univeral income for ALL at Harvard Commencement - bmy
Also worth noting that servicemembers are already basically on UBI... It seems like it works pretty well....
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re: VIDEO: Zuckerbergs's call for univeral income for ALL at Harvard Commencement - bmy
[quote] I joined the Army, got free education, graduated, started company with the money I had saved in the Army. Voila.[/quote] "go get your own"... You got propped up by taxpayer funded education. Isn't this an argument in favor of UBI?...
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re: VIDEO: Zuckerbergs's call for univeral income for ALL at Harvard Commencement - bmy
[quote] If we could get rid of all entitlements except a program where every leach just got one lump sum check every year, I would probably be okay with it.[/quote] It wouldn't be for leeches. You would get the same amount as a welfare queen and the same amount as an engineer ...
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re: The rematch between LSU and Alabama in the BCS National Championship Game - bmy
[quote] Oklahoma State fans will go to their grave thinking that FG was inside the upright[/quote] It probably was. Mother fricker was directly over the pole. Wonder what CFB would look like if it was called differently. That kicker knew it was good. And he's got the best seat in the house ...
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re: Spinoff: interpreting scientific data - bmy
[quote] Well genius, medical is science, so educate yourself a bit more. [/quote] Kind of? It's science in the same way engineering is science... ...
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re: Spinoff: interpreting scientific data - bmy
Nobody cares about science. They just want talking points. I'll publish a paper about no-flow periods in headwater streams to help develop regulations and the only response will be that I'm attacking farmers and homebuilders :lol:...
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re: The rematch between LSU and Alabama in the BCS National Championship Game - bmy
I'm still not convinced Okie St missed that field goal ...
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re: tOfficial Laugh at Lefties over Montana Thread - bmy
The dude makes Michelle bachmann and her husband look smart. Think about that for a minute :lol:...
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re: Gianforte (R) doesn't believe in retirement 'cuz Moses built Ark at 600 y/o - bmy
You don't have to pass an IQ test to be a politician ...
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re: Trickle Down Economics Explained - bmy
[quote] This is absolutely Bull shite. 70 years ago, almost no American's had Refrigerators, Washers, and Dryers. [/quote] And? They were invented.. protected by patents and the cost artificially inflated at the expense of the consumer. ...
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re: Trickle Down Economics Explained - bmy
Labor is a service. Contract work where someone builds a warehouse or factory building is no different than that doctor providing a service ...
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re: Trickle Down Economics Explained - bmy
[quote] Service based economies only work well when they are based on a strong production economy. Production comes first...then we can have the services. Always. [/quote] Production is created through services. shite doesn't build itself. ...
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re: Trickle Down Economics Explained - bmy
[quote] You have been brainwashed to believe that someone becomes rich at the expense of others[/quote] This is largely true, though. The goal is to prey on the ignorant enough to turn the biggest possible profit while still leaving them unaware they were fricked. And as your power and influen...
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re: Trickle Down Economics Explained - bmy
[quote] Trickle UP always works on the human/micro level. If you give a bum $1,000 he will spend it before the weekend is over, mainly at local stores. It will support those businesses and the makers of goods, strippers, etc. and flow up to the wealthy folks who own those businesses[/quote] ...
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re: Trickle Down Economics Explained - bmy
[quote] the middle class in 2017 pay virtually no income tax. we can't cut your income taxes anymore than we already have. a family of 4 earning 50k per year is eligible for the EIC which means they pay no income tax. the effective tax rate for a family of four in the tax table (that's people makin...
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re: Memorial Day was created to honor the Confederate and Union Dead…never knew this - bmy
Poor bastards. Politicians and the wealthy in the south used propaganda to brainwash southerners and started a war because they didn't want to lose their stranglehold on the southern economy. Industrialization was going to remove them from power. Not all that different than what ISIS is trying ...
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re: Teachers give 7th grade student “most likely to become a terrorist” award in Texas - bmy
[quote] Teachers are really stupid[/quote] Most of them are professional baby sitters....
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