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    My Dad was a really hairy guy, I think it was all...

    My Dad was a really hairy guy, I think it was all his. and I want it back
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    well, I'm a participant in the economy, own a...

    well, I'm a participant in the economy, own a business and have owned others, have a graduate degree from a top school and was top of my class, spent a lot of time in corporate finance and advisory...
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    No, capitalism refers to an economic model. Its...

    No, capitalism refers to an economic model. Its definition has nothing to do with what the US was or is politically, culturally etc. Pick different words for that. The US was and is a capitalist...
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    I have no clue what you are talking about, who...

    I have no clue what you are talking about, who said anything remotely like that?
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    There has to be a posting theorem somewhere - the...

    There has to be a posting theorem somewhere - the more expletives and exclamation points in a post, the less likely there's anything worth reading. In your case, I don't think its true as you do...
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    You make a number of good points. I don't think...

    You make a number of good points. I don't think we have an idealized world, but if I had to pick a direction for militarization, greater or less, domination or border protection, I think we'd be...
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    Squire, making your own navy bigger doesn't...

    Squire, making your own navy bigger doesn't prevent China from overtaking you. It just makes the world more dangerous and your country more broke.

    Lets say you build 10x the number ships, and...
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    you have? I'm curious what economics journals...

    you have?

    I'm curious what economics journals you subscribe to or lectures you attend/listen to or books you read as your view of what economists do, think and promote could not be more different...
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    "The usual whores you do defend their corporate...

    "The usual whores you do defend their corporate masters"? I would suggest you read some economics and economists.
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    sure it does, that's the cleverness of it. ...

    sure it does, that's the cleverness of it. However it is clearly a propaganda piece vs a balanced documentary. Look at who made it, who posted it. They not investigating and reporting, they're...
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    oh wait, its produced by Peter Navarro, and Trump...

    oh wait, its produced by Peter Navarro, and Trump says its "right on"

    what was I thinking questioning its credibility as a balanced documentary:willy_nilly::nutter:

    PN is an economic nutbar. ...
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    do you really believe that it is credible? If...

    do you really believe that it is credible? If so, why? Other than you want to believe what they say, how have you checked it out to ascertain its credibly? It might be, but imo a critical thinker...
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    Perhaps its all just an effective tactic in what...

    Perhaps its all just an effective tactic in what is the real war they've been waging for decades (and winning). Wouldn't they love to see America spend the wad on more carriers and subs rather than...
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    I'm surprised you wrote that. Perhaps we have a...

    I'm surprised you wrote that. Perhaps we have a red neck extreme right winger in incognito

    Just how exactly do you think you're going to stop it if they want to do it?

    and if you don't stop...
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    What is the mood among the people in the US over...

    What is the mood among the people in the US over this loyalty thing? From the outside it just seem so against your principles; its the sort of thing a Monarch would demand, and yet you guys went to a...
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    Nothing. I means being for liberty and being for...

    Nothing. I means being for liberty and being for equality, individual rights and freedoms. That the knuckle draggers misuse it should not dissuade anyone.

    Heck you guys don't even have a...
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    We're a more perfect very small standard...

    We're a more perfect very small standard deviation centred around fat dumb and stupid. Our well being comes from an abundance of rocks and trees, don't ever mistake it for good management :). I...
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    Happy to explain it. It's well known and...

    Happy to explain it. It's well known and accepted theory is that if you understand what a mean and distribution is and looks like, the closest you are to the mean (centre) the closer you are to the...
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    The average voter of course wouldn't believe, but...

    The average voter of course wouldn't believe, but a two party system is usually viewed as by nature always striving for the centre. If the populous is some sort of expected distribution, with...
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    I know....and it scares the crap out of me as in...

    I know....and it scares the crap out of me as in ignorance they're asking their politicians for it.....what if we actually got it! :eek:
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    no, the socialist concept is an economic model...

    no, the socialist concept is an economic model that means owned/controlled by the state. It infers central planning and activities are to be for good of all. I'm not sure an employee owned business...
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    not sure what you mean, a socialist country means...

    not sure what you mean, a socialist country means the business were state owned/controlled so production is in essence by the government.....like Russia/China was. The Yugo was a car built by a...
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    I agree. I don't understand this need so many...

    I agree. I don't understand this need so many have to define the whole species as being from one of two completely homogeneous groups. Well, I guess I do understand, its this tribal base human need...
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    Not this guy. That observation has also not at...

    Not this guy. That observation has also not at all been my experience....perhaps its a birds of feather thing?



    the Yugo :D

    Scott, that is so easy....; lets go with the most valuable thing...
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    I believe in science and economics but that...

    I believe in science and economics but that doesn't mean i'm a lib (whatever that is) or can't appreciate a good caveman :D

    http://i.imgur.com/md2C4l3.jpg
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