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re: "Terrorists are un-Islamic." - MrCarton
[quote]If Islam was such a peaceful religion, then the 99 percent would put a stop the 1 percent that is carrying out the terrorist acts. [/quote] Breaking News: Iraqi Muslims took thousands of KIA in a single month of operations in November of 2015. ...
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re: Are you in favor of increasing the use of privatized prisons? - MrCarton
[quote]Are you in favor of increasing the use of privatized prisons?[/quote] You mean government contracted prisons? No. ...
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re: Commentary - Misuse of American Military Power Leaves the Middle East in Chaos - MrCarton
[quote]Wow...what a great read on a Friday evening while enjoying a nice Single Malt. One of the better written pieces I've read in a while. Thanks for posting. (now on to pouring another one and reading the replies[/quote] :lol:...
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re: Commentary - Misuse of American Military Power Leaves the Middle East in Chaos - MrCarton
[quote]And as I said, the CIA always gets blamed for this. They did not act alone.[/quote] They get blamed because they participated in it. It's that simple dude. ...
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re: Kansas Moron Shoots Two Indians... - MrCarton
[quote]No[/quote] Ok...
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re: Commentary - Misuse of American Military Power Leaves the Middle East in Chaos - MrCarton
[quote]British intelligence and other Iranian factions were involved as much or more as the CIA, who always gets every bit of the blame here.[/quote] They play in the mud, they get dirty. Saying that the brits and some of their Iranian cronies were involved is not absolution for the agency. ...
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re: Protectionism is not the answer - MrCarton
[quote]Pretty interesting question. When you look at dynamic models of trade (scale economies, x-efficiency, etc.) compared to static models (Ricardardian trade models, HO models, etc.), protection levels of 10-15% can cost a country anywhere from 4-20% (depending on the study you consider) of its g...
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re: Kansas Moron Shoots Two Indians... - MrCarton
[quote]Sounds like a typical Trump supporter, and from his photo, he even LOOKS like a typical Trump supporter. [/quote] STFU...
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re: Protectionism is not the answer - MrCarton
[quote]Both sides.[/quote] Fair enough. I see Trump's solution as holding his own consumers hostage to negotiate with China... but if he deregulates the US significantly, I can live with it. You are an economists right? I think we've had this chat before. ...
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re: Protectionism is not the answer - MrCarton
[quote]We are at the point where jobs to be able to live a functioning life is more important than buying a 20$ cheaper tv. [/quote] So China's trade practices are what's causing the social and economic dysfunction in the US? Sounds like we need to invade them then. ...
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re: Protectionism is not the answer - MrCarton
[quote]Jobs vs low cost is an old argument. [/quote] So? Import tariffs aren't going to be a magical jobs creator. deregulating our industries across the board is the important step that needs to be taken. it addresses both issues simultaneously. Nothing the US can do, short of invading and o...
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re: Protectionism is not the answer - MrCarton
[quote]Correct sir. Why should we trade with a country thats not playing fair[/quote] Fair for who? ...
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re: Protectionism is not the answer - MrCarton
[quote]We want fair trade. [/quote] is it fair to consumers to "punish" China at their expense? Please, tell me who is supposed to be getting the "fairest" deal here, because it can't be everyone at once. ...
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re: Protectionism is not the answer - MrCarton
[quote]would agree if both sides in trade participated in free trade. Other countries tariff our exports while we do very little which puts us at a disadvantage. [/quote] So if China doesn't have totally free economy Americans shouldn't either? ...
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re: Commentary - Misuse of American Military Power Leaves the Middle East in Chaos - MrCarton
[quote]Yea, if we had perfect intelligence and a damn good crystal ball, it would all be different. We did not and do not. [/quote] The problem we are in right now was not the result of an intelligence SNAFU. You do realize that, right? ...
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re: Protectionism is not the answer - MrCarton
[quote]I'm also a proponent of free trade, but when your trading partners and your trading opponents play by different rules like dumping product, like devaluing their currency and by under cutting your businesses through their governments; then we have to fight back somehow to level the playing fie...
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re: 300 scientists write letter urging Trumpto withdraw from UN climate agency - MrCarton
[quote]This is why man made climate change has endured for so long. Because no one has ever given a better explanation of why the Earth is warming up.[/quote] Or option two: State funding goes to people who's research is based on the concept that man is the primary cause of global warming. ...
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re: Bannon's comments at CPAC were truly disturbing - MrCarton
[quote]This is what libertarianism is all about....you have to deconstruct everything in existence....but if you follow the logic long enough and it is allowed to play out with a minimum of interference we will arrive EXACTLY where we were in October of 2016.....there won't be a significant differen...
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re: Commentary - Misuse of American Military Power Leaves the Middle East in Chaos - MrCarton
[quote]In other words, stuff that will get you in trouble with the Man[/quote] :lol: Exactly! ...
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