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  • Date: 12/14/17 2:48 AM
  • Number: 527690
  • Recommendations: 2
It's just 25 bps, and it was very much expected.
  • Date: 12/14/17 2:46 AM
  • Number: 527689
  • Recommendations: 0
He was "complaining" that he only made $x but things would be Ok if he made $x+20%.

That +20% is actually a "magic number". There's research to back it up.
If you ask people how much more money they would
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  • Date: 12/14/17 2:42 AM
  • Number: 527688
  • Recommendations: 3

A "reset" or "jubilee" would effectively have occurred via an orderly bankruptcy process


...like it did during the Great Depression.
Guys, without the bailouts, GDP would have dropped by 50% or more, just
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  • Date: 12/14/17 2:38 AM
  • Number: 527687
  • Recommendations: 6

FISCHER: I'm not a pessimist. This system can still exist for 30 years, it can only be five years, I do not know. But the system will change extremely.


Maybe it already has, he just doesn't realize it.
There is
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  • Date: 12/13/17 8:32 PM
  • Number: 873953
  • Recommendations: 0
I don't think that's how it is supposed to work.

Of course you're right.
However, since we're discussing the overall fairness of the federal tax system, it is certainly relevant where all that tax money is
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  • Date: 12/13/17 8:06 AM
  • Number: 873944
  • Recommendations: 0

There is no way that similar taxpayers in low-tax states should pay higher federal taxes than those in high-tax states.


Why not, if they also get more federal spending?
The low-tax states are generally substantially poorer
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  • Date: 12/8/17 12:31 AM
  • Number: 233148
  • Recommendations: 16

As another example, when somebody picks the winning lottery numbers, it's obviously due to outstanding analysis skill because it turned out amazingly well.


I've been watching Bitcoin occasionally and from a distance for
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  • Date: 12/4/17 9:31 PM
  • Number: 873824
  • Recommendations: 0

You want uninterrupted video streams cross country - you pay the freight.......and don't stick others with the bill.


The END USER who streams the video should pay the freight - NOT the content provider.
This distinction
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  • Date: 12/4/17 1:23 AM
  • Number: 873815
  • Recommendations: 0
Nothing in 'common carrier rules' would mean that company XYZ in CA would have access to the internet backbone for 'free'. In fact, regulation would require that every step of the way be broken down by 'cost' and they
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  • Date: 12/4/17 1:12 AM
  • Number: 873814
  • Recommendations: 0

No.....companies like Uber and Amazon and others don't depend upon tying up massive amounts of broadband network with 4 gigabit a second HDTV Ultra video streams. Their 'business models' don't depend upon taking up 50% of a

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