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re: CenturyLink will be leaving Monroe after current contract is up - 90proofprofessional
if the legislature hasn't bribed then to stay in that shithole, they'd probably have left long ago...
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re: Trump pardoning a bunch of crooked people doesn't look good - 90proofprofessional
the frick is the deal with the pardon for the lady guilty of $200mil in medicaid fraud, that's fricked...
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re: A Brief history of Conservatism - 90proofprofessional
[quote]"Equal opportunity" (to me) doesn't mean we throw out talent, skill, ability, etc. as criteria for advancement.[/quote] Of course not. In fact to me it means that pretty much those things alone matter. you can't really have "equal opportunity" based on talent and skill if your family's money...
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re: A Brief history of Conservatism - 90proofprofessional
[quote]a society built on equal opportunity for all[/quote] we should think this rhetoric through better, and drop it. don't you want to give your kids every advantage over their peers that you're able to? don't you think you should be allowed to? isn't that what drives many people, including many ...
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re: A Brief history of Conservatism - 90proofprofessional
[quote]Leon Malras[/quote] *Walras...
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re: Status Update on Trump’s Trade War w/China - 90proofprofessional
[quote]and what is this last decade horse shit? [/quote] it's an order of magnitude broader than the window you'd have to use to say the trade deficit is "falling", or did you not notice that?...
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re: Status Update on Trump’s Trade War w/China - 90proofprofessional
the two years with the largest trade deficits we've had in the last decade were 2018 and 2019, by a wide margin. of the quarters with the 10 largest trade deficits in the last decade, all but 2 have been since our protectionist efforts started you'll find a similar pattern holds for monthly de...
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re: Status Update on Trump’s Trade War w/China - 90proofprofessional
[quote]Any evidence to corroborate your opinions?[/quote] They're not opinions. They're statements of fact, objectively true or objectively false. Regarding our rapidly-expanding trade deficits, and China's steady and pre-announced tariff reductions, I've posted explicit confirmation of same on thi...
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re: Looking Back 3 Years At Esteemed Nobel Laureate Paul Krugman: Trump Will Bring Recession - 90proofprofessional
[quote]The "i'm rubber you're glue" response can never be countered....[/quote] hey, don't feel slighted- it's more than the constant bleating about TDS deserves, as responses go...
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re: Looking Back 3 Years At Esteemed Nobel Laureate Paul Krugman: Trump Will Bring Recession - 90proofprofessional
[quote]And your interpretation was completely wrong. [/quote] Nope. [quote]So the larger deficits are the only thing saving the economy, per Krugman.[/quote] No. They're the thing that briefly strengthened it, exactly as he said. ...
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re: Looking Back 3 Years At Esteemed Nobel Laureate Paul Krugman: Trump Will Bring Recession - 90proofprofessional
[quote]TDS is real.[/quote] tell you what. why don't you repeat this a few more dozen times today, and every other day, thus confirming your case as one of those most heavily affected by the TDS affliction?...
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re: Looking Back 3 Years At Esteemed Nobel Laureate Paul Krugman: Trump Will Bring Recession - 90proofprofessional
[quote]Krugman is a jackass, and you defending him doesn't serve you well.[/quote] I'm not defending him. I'm exposing you all to the easily-confirmed, and obviously unknown to you all, facts about what he quickly said about his own first reaction. I'm also pointing out that what he said about ...
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re: Looking Back 3 Years At Esteemed Nobel Laureate Paul Krugman: Trump Will Bring Recession - 90proofprofessional
[quote]You suck at interpreting words, 90proof. [/quote] Nah. [quote]So he recanted nothing and just moved the goalposts. You would have served yourself better by not providing a link and running away from the thread.[/quote] Also nah....
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re: Looking Back 3 Years At Esteemed Nobel Laureate Paul Krugman: Trump Will Bring Recession - 90proofprofessional
[quote]Because Trump won and the election is over. [/quote] his initial call that is the subject of this thread was after the election...
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re: Looking Back 3 Years At Esteemed Nobel Laureate Paul Krugman: Trump Will Bring Recession - 90proofprofessional
[quote]The problem is Krugman is SO partisan that you can't look at his work in totality objectively. [/quote] can't disagree with that. but his public recanting of this has never once been mentioned in any of these threads, despite the fact that it is the very first thing specifically focused ...
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re: Looking Back 3 Years At Esteemed Nobel Laureate Paul Krugman: Trump Will Bring Recession - 90proofprofessional
no, but i'd imagine that's the closest you're capable of coming to understanding, so just go ahead and think of it that way kiddo...
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re: Looking Back 3 Years At Esteemed Nobel Laureate Paul Krugman: Trump Will Bring Recession - 90proofprofessional
hang on [link=(https://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/2016/11/11/the-long-haul/)]LINK[/link] [quote]There’s a temptation to predict immediate economic or foreign-policy collapse; I gave in to that temptation Tuesday night, but quickly realized that I was making the same mistake as the opponents of Br...
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re: Looking Back 3 Years At Esteemed Nobel Laureate Paul Krugman: Trump Will Bring Recession - 90proofprofessional
[quote]What if, TDS didn't exist, and things were looked at objectively?[/quote] what he said after a few days alongside his recanting turned out to be spot on if you look at things objectively...
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re: Status Update on Trump’s Trade War w/China - 90proofprofessional
[quote]trade deficit is shrinking[/quote] not compared to pre-trade war. not even close! [quote]China is cutting their own tariffs on U.S. goods, signaling their surrender. More unimaginable concessions[/quote] they had been cutting tariffs on us and others for years before the trade war [quote]...
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re: Looking Back 3 Years At Esteemed Nobel Laureate Paul Krugman: Trump Will Bring Recession - 90proofprofessional
quick hypothetical: what if that same week, krugman recanted, saying that his initial reaction was making the same mistaken reaction that brexit opponents had made, and that if anything it was likely that rapidly-growing deficits would temporarily strengthen GDP growth?...
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