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    What often happens when unqualified people receive educational and similar benefits can be summed up in a single word:

    Failure.

    And that failure is disguised and minimized by those educators and lawmakers responsible.

    Honesty is not a virtue among those who profit from that process.
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    Quote Originally Posted by NV28 View Post
    Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov , aka, Vladimir Lenin, DOB 4/22/1870........ Earth Day, first celebrated 4/22/1970 ( Earth Day is an annual event celebrated on April 22. Worldwide, various events are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection.per Wikipedia).

    Hmmm... Co-ink-e-dink.

    Also, tin foil not allowed in my home.
    I used to have an annual tire fire in honor of Earth Day.

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    I will do a thread for Earth Day. Shooting guns, smoking cigars, having BBQs, driving SUVs, etc. And pissing on Gaia.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kssoftwareman View Post
    Out of four millenial nephews two are avowed socialists. One is a capitalist, and one leans socialist. I would think that this is unfortunately a typical cross section of youth today.
    And how do these thoroughly indoctrinated baby socialists expect to pay for it? Why, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Modern_Monetary_Theory of course. Endorsed by card-carrying Democratic Socialists of America everywhere - including in the US Congress.
    Ocasio-Cortez is a member of the
    Democratic Socialists of America[1 .
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    For those espousing MMT ask them “then why collect taxes?” If governments can solve all problems by simply printing money with no regard for deficits no need to finance that through taxes. Should leave them scratching their heads. Hat tip to Deutsche Bank Global Research’s Dr. Torsten Slok https://finance.yahoo.com/news/larry...000909244.html

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    Yep. At some point the (MMT) money becomes valueless for international trade (don't expect anybody to take your money to buy imports) that the nation's economy implodes. Witness Germany circa 1920, Argentina late last century, and Venezuela now.

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    This is the result of a generation of participation trophies. Everything must be FAIR and EQUAL. The "rich" got rich because they cheated or were born lucky and should contribute more that those unfortunates who don't have as much. See progressive tax rates. NY Gov. Cuomo: "The more you make the more your are taxed". The problem is that with mobility the "rich" suckers move. If too many move your state income projections fall short and you have to raise taxes (see California) to keep the state's coffers full so the experts can keep doing the "smart" things for the ignorant and stupid people who can't leave. Liberalism, Progressivism, and Social Democracy are stepping stones to Socialism - the rest stop to Communism and in another word - totalitarianism. "We are smarter than you and you will do what we say or you will suffer". Free college, health care for all, and other freebies do have a cost. The government gets to tell you what to eat, what to study, and what to do to pay back your debt to the society (i.e., your glorious government). For all these freebies that your government is providing to you, why would you need firearms, the government will protect you. How do you spell slavery?
    As to Modern Monetary Theory, aka Keynesian Theory 2.0, whenever you hear of an economist stating anything about "government investment", you know it is actually government spending which only comes in two forms: taxation or printing money. Read Milton Freeman, Reagan's chief of economic advisors. Taxation takes money from producers so they have less to produce with - products and services, jobs, real investments. Printing money increases the supply of money which makes each unit of currency worth less (eventually worthless). Selling bonds to back the new money creates an interest obligation which reduces funds available for other activities and debt which either has to be paid back or if defaulted on, makes the currency worthless. Bye, bye, economy. Not much to look forward to. Ignorance is bliss, mental cruise control, like lambs to …?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gabriel Suarez View Post
    I will do a thread for Earth Day. Shooting guns, smoking cigars, having BBQs, driving SUVs, etc. And pissing on Gaia.
    Dafuq is an Earth Day? Whatever it is I'll show up, sounds fun.
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    Earth day I could care less.
    I plan to spray herbicide on my weeds, pour gasoline on my fireant mounds, shoot some pesky squirrels, and look for water moccasins to kill.
    One who hammers his gun into a plow plows for those who do not....Unknown
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    Default The power to tax is the power to destroy

    Quote Originally Posted by Catalina View Post
    For those espousing MMT ask them “then why collect taxes?” If governments can solve all problems by simply printing money with no regard for deficits no need to finance that through taxes. Should leave them scratching their heads. Hat tip to Deutsche Bank Global Research’s Dr. Torsten Slok https://finance.yahoo.com/news/larry...000909244.html

    Their insistence on collecting taxes --- extortionate "paying your 'fair share' taxes" --- is undeniable evidence that their motivation isn't making things "fair."

    It's all about destroying the "rich" --- whatever that means this week. Own two pairs of shoes? Next month you might well be the rich devil in need of social justice. Justice in the form of government robbery of everything you've earned and owned if you're lucky. Or your 24" of space, kneeling on the edge of a roadside ditch, next to the other kulaks, if the socialists think they can get away with it.

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