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Global Warming, Empty Gestures

mitch121 Wrote: 15 hours ago (5:42 PM)
less than 10%? when did their predictions become that good?
"socialism won't work anywhere." yes, how many times must it fail, spectacularly, before Lefties finally get the message that it's NOT simply a matter of the right people implementing it. God himself couldn't make socialism work without first creating a more perfect, more selfless, more altruistic human being. it will NEVER work with imperfect humans. capitalism works because it harnesses people's natural inclination to work hardest for themselves and their own families, to the overall benefit of society.
they live in a constant state of willful delusion. for example, i live near Asheville, NC- the Boulder/Berkeley of Appalachia. the mayor is a Dem, as are ALL SEVEN city council members. they are forever congratulating themselves on how fabulous the local economy is in term of relatively low unemployment numbers compared to the rest of the state. they conveniently ignore the fact this area is a huge tourist mecca, which means a) most of these jobs are low-paying service industry; and b) if it weren't for the constant influx of outside money, as opposed to relying on the local tax base, these clowns would bankrupt the city in about a month and a half.
he didn't back Christie. he praised his aggressiveness. he didn't back Romney. he praised his executive mgt experience. learn to read.
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Place Your Bets

mitch121 Wrote: Dec 03, 2014 3:44 PM
the market, especially in this age of mass information, is far more efficient at regulating commerce than govt.
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Place Your Bets

mitch121 Wrote: Dec 03, 2014 12:23 PM
and they WON"T HAVE TO. the market will punish over-reaching, abusive corporations by creating other viable business opportunities. big corporations WILL ALWAYS use govt regulation to their own advantage. denying them the protection racket of govt intervention will do a far more efficient job of preventing abuse than expecting our enlightened betters in the public sector to keep track of who's holding which end of the corporate leash.
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mitch121 Wrote: Dec 03, 2014 10:42 AM
Obamajustinks, insulating people from their own bad judgment perpetuates lousy decision making. when 'the poor' are no longer fully indemnified against every STOOPID choice they make in life by the taxpayers, they will quickly learn better.
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mitch121 Wrote: Dec 03, 2014 10:38 AM
yes, exactly like kidneys. the free market would make the 100,000+ waiting list evaporate almost over night. and who would be harmed?
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mitch121 Wrote: Dec 03, 2014 10:36 AM
"Corporations will run roughshod over everyone " far, far less than you fear. in this era the market's ability to work around companies that abuse their positions is too great. people tend to think government intervention prevents monopolies, etc., but actually the opposite tends to be true. big companies routinely use govt to protect their market shares from competition.
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mitch121 Wrote: Dec 03, 2014 10:31 AM
"...Betfair now gives Hillary Clinton a 40 percent chance of being the next president." so what are the odds the USA survives her presidency?
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