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warrl replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2 hours ago

Re: How income inequality benefits everybody

(From each according to his ability, to each according to his need)

The problem with that is that it opens up two routes to prosperity for the individual:

1) Get into the bureaucracy that ranks how able and needy everyone [more]

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warrl replied to the Conservative Fools board. 3:04 PM

Re: The new progressive America

It would be nice to see a member of Congress propose a bill which says that if any nation or organization proclaims itself to be at war against the United States, a state of war exists for the purpose of consideration of charges of treason. And this [more]

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warrl replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:59 AM

Re: How income inequality benefits everybody

Based on available evidence, it's far more likely that government coercion of the economy is the cause of both the poverty and higher inequality,

Government is a reflection of the population it serves. If the government is configured to
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warrl replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 9:37 PM

Re: Matthew Update

http://www.egscomics.com/index.php?id=1953
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Why is there a "1953" at the end of the link you posted?


Because it's the 1,953rd page [more]

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warrl replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 9:09 PM

Re: Matthew Update

you need to wear a tee-shirt with a message that he will either recognize or comment on ....

Like gay pride parade day.... or the LGBT support parade day.....he's likely to comment on it if he finds the message good.


That [more]

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warrl replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 8:44 PM

Re: Hope For Foolman

Man...crop circles, that put me off right there and then. Don't believe in them at all.

Oh, they exist. The question is what creates them. It's pretty well established that at least some of them (including most of the ones in the US) [more]

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warrl replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 7:18 PM

Re: Imagine...

I must say, that is about the worst photograph of Obama that I've seen. It has me looking around the neck area for bolts.

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warrl replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 7:05 PM

Re: Pension

Well I went to mercer my 401k account and my contribution year to date have been $4,400 and my employer has contributed $3,000. Safe to say much more than 4%. Pretty sad I don't even know the contribution % of my employer

That's [more]

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warrl replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 6:55 PM

Re: Pension

I'm not. Just saying I get a 401k with a 50% match and the non Union said 4%. 4% is really low for a match isn't it? Thanks

I'd look for confirmation, but my guess is that the two percentages are talking about somewhat different [more]

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warrl replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 6:39 PM

Re: Great HD Video

Did you forget something, Cloaca?

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warrl replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:58 PM

Re: How income inequality benefits everybody

To Warrl's point that, by looking at poverty rates and Gini coefficients, I am making an equality of outcome argument, I contend the poverty and Gini data is indicating a lack of opportunity enabled economic mobility. I figure anyone who has the [more]

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warrl replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:32 AM

Re: How income inequality benefits everybody

I forgot to say...

I am using "egalitarian" in terms of equal opportunity, rather than equal outcome.

... but you are MEASURING "equal" by equal outcome, not equal opportunity, and concluding that whatever [more]

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warrl replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:30 AM

Re: How income inequality benefits everybody

Based on available evidence, it's far more likely that government coercion of the economy is the cause of both the poverty and higher inequality, and that reducing such coercion would both decrease inequality and enrich society as a [more]

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warrl replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 3:38 AM

Re: Q2 of TD

I'm not worried. FMNH assures us that Obama is the greatest Prez since Lincoln.

If FMNH were an Islamist jihadi in deep cover, wouldn't he be pretty pleased with Obama's accomplishments?

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warrl replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:29 AM

Re: How income inequality benefits everybody

And in an egalitarian society, like the US, with a 15% poverty rate, 45.0 Gini, there are people that have the means to buy the things that are offered.

In Argentina, 30% poverty rate, 45.8 Gini, Brazil, 21.4%, 50.8, Mexico 48%, 51.7,
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warrl replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:57 PM

Re: Totally OT: Good news

Come to think of it, "And This Too Shall Pass" would be the perfect motto for the Fed.

Or a proctologist...

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warrl replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:55 PM

Re: Totally OT: Good news

The car with the shattered windshield...let's say that the unfortunate driver is probably in much worse shape than I am.

Please tell us you were stuck in the resulting traffic jam, not part of the incident itself...

... oh, [more]

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warrl replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 6:43 PM

Re: Tips Are Exploitative?

http://www.theroot.com/articles/culture/2011/07/tipping_by_r...

I'll disagree with that essay on one particular [more]

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warrl replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 6:26 PM

Re: 0bama's foreign policy status

Good grief, what does it take for this president to stop and think, "I'm probably doing a pretty shiitty job here."

If Obama were an Islamist jihadi in deep cover, wouldn't he be feeling pretty good about his [more]

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warrl replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 6:23 PM

Re: 0bama's foreign policy status

So, now that Yemen is a failed state we can say 0bama's foreign policy has lead to failed states on the Mediterranian (Libya) and now failed states on both sides of the Gulf of Aden (Somalia and Yemen)... all ripe to be co-opted by Iran. Why is [more]

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