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Subject:  Re: Unbelievable Date:  11/14/2012  8:09 PM
Author:  Ziege19 Number:  655177 of 876422

On the METAR board, I post study after study supporting my positions. They post isolated anecdotes that do nothing to disprove my position (but the anecdotes get tons of Rec's). They *refuse* to post studies that contradict my position. Instead, they insist that I am selecting studies that support my position. If so, they should have no problem coming up with studies that contradict me.

You're paying the price for spending years of your time here showing that you:

-Have no interest in actual policy analysis
-Are primarily concerned with pushing an ideology
-Are prepared to ignore all evidence that contradicts that ideology
-Will continue to do what you've always done, regardless of what anyone says to you.

Reading economic papers and producing a written analysis takes time. Perhaps people don't see conversations with you to be worth much time investment due to these behaviors.

Not trying to be mean, just real talk.
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