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lonestarnot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-07-08 12:06 AM
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25. Tee hee! Your on a highschooler's thread. They say bullshit?
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  -The more I read, the more I think American economists hate America dubeskin  Aug-06-08 10:44 PM   #0 
  - The world's poor stay poor...  ingac70   Aug-06-08 10:48 PM   #1 
  - The REAL economists are being held hostage in cheney's underground bunker.  Double T   Aug-06-08 10:52 PM   #2 
  - Eh, most of the real economists are probably using their knowledge  dubeskin   Aug-06-08 10:57 PM   #6 
  - Only If They're Big Heat At An Investment Bank  ProfessorGAC   Aug-07-08 08:57 AM   #66 
  - You are one of the most aware high school seniors I've seen recently...  susanna   Aug-06-08 10:53 PM   #3 
  - No problem. I was just hoping I wasn't too far off base...excuse the pun  dubeskin   Aug-06-08 10:57 PM   #4 
     - I just don't see whackjob at all.  susanna   Aug-06-08 11:03 PM   #11 
        - Niether do I  conscious evolution   Aug-07-08 07:35 AM   #61 
  - Disaster economics, that Friedman knew it well.  lonestarnot   Aug-06-08 10:57 PM   #5 
  - I have not  dubeskin   Aug-06-08 10:58 PM   #7 
     - Depending on you to give them hell! You've got it!  lonestarnot   Aug-06-08 11:01 PM   #10 
     - The author  dubeskin   Aug-06-08 11:06 PM   #12 
        - I once walked on a class in which the prof. indicated that China would not be  lonestarnot   Aug-06-08 11:17 PM   #14 
     - Please read it  tavalon   Aug-07-08 05:40 AM   #57 
  - They do hate America  angrycarpenter   Aug-06-08 11:00 PM   #8 
  - ...a sight I found hanginig around. Tell me what you think.  babylonsister   Aug-06-08 11:01 PM   #9 
  - BTW, K&R.  susanna   Aug-06-08 11:07 PM   #13 
  - The wealthy elites have taken David Ricardo's free trade theory and bastardized it.  Elwood P Dowd   Aug-06-08 11:28 PM   #15 
  - Actually, that first element is perfectly in line with Ricardo's theory.  Unvanguard   Aug-07-08 10:02 AM   #69 
  - I'm not sure I agree (and sorry about the length)  BrightVictor   Aug-06-08 11:28 PM   #16 
  - I think we can both agree  dubeskin   Aug-06-08 11:43 PM   #18 
  - So what are you advocating?  BrightVictor   Aug-06-08 11:57 PM   #21 
     - A century ago was different times  dubeskin   Aug-07-08 12:03 AM   #23 
     - I was only using that as an example  BrightVictor   Aug-07-08 12:34 AM   #34 
     - 'have created 40 million jobs'  conscious evolution   Aug-07-08 07:40 AM   #62 
  - "from the office of the US Trade Representative". That's all I need to know.  Elwood P Dowd   Aug-06-08 11:51 PM   #19 
  - Tee hee! Your on a highschooler's thread. They say bullshit?  lonestarnot   Aug-07-08 12:06 AM   #25 
     - What do they say?  Elwood P Dowd   Aug-07-08 12:19 AM   #28 
     - I know what mine says, and I know where he "learnt" it. Ummmmmm.  lonestarnot   Aug-07-08 12:29 AM   #32 
     - Yup, they sure do  tavalon   Aug-07-08 05:46 AM   #58 
  - And you leave out the unregulated safety of imports ie lead, ecolli, salmonella  lonestarnot   Aug-06-08 11:58 PM   #22 
  - The current account deficit had been in the 700-800 billion a year range  Elwood P Dowd   Aug-07-08 12:03 AM   #24 
  - To answer your questions  BrightVictor   Aug-07-08 12:24 AM   #29 
     - Your 48K is too high, your savings idea, well ask people who are making minimum  lonestarnot   Aug-07-08 12:33 AM   #33 
     - The 48K is BushCo numbers.  Elwood P Dowd   Aug-07-08 12:37 AM   #35 
     - Really?  BrightVictor   Aug-07-08 12:44 AM   #38 
        - Who do think was controlling the government in 2006?  Elwood P Dowd   Aug-07-08 12:49 AM   #40 
        - Not everything is a conspiracy.  BrightVictor   Aug-07-08 12:53 AM   #41 
           - Numerous organizations say the CPI is low. Been to the gas pumps, hospital, grocery store,  Elwood P Dowd   Aug-07-08 12:59 AM   #43 
        - Yes really!  lonestarnot   Aug-07-08 07:24 PM   #83 
     - My numbers are right  BrightVictor   Aug-07-08 12:38 AM   #36 
        - It's destroying this country  Elwood P Dowd   Aug-07-08 12:43 AM   #37 
           - What are you talking about?  BrightVictor   Aug-07-08 12:45 AM   #39 
              - You're full of republican Kool-Aid. Why are you here?  Elwood P Dowd   Aug-07-08 12:54 AM   #42 
              - They have access to ours to sell their plastic crap goods.  HughBeaumont   Aug-07-08 07:25 AM   #60 
              - Milton Friedman has risen from the dead  AllieB   Aug-07-08 11:14 AM   #72 
                 - LOL is he back today?  lonestarnot   Aug-07-08 07:23 PM   #82 
                    - Not-So-BrightVictor has not come back to the scene of the crime  AllieB   Aug-07-08 09:12 PM   #84 
     - This is a big fat lie-'the median income in the US (as of 2006) is $48,000.  conscious evolution   Aug-07-08 07:49 AM   #63 
        - That's not how medians work. You're thinking mean/average.  Unvanguard   Aug-07-08 11:51 AM   #76 
           - That is how an honest  conscious evolution   Aug-07-08 11:02 PM   #86 
  - I think your metaphor is quite fitting.  Jim__   Aug-07-08 02:39 PM   #80 
  - Here is a small flaw in your argument, like you wanted.  djohnson   Aug-06-08 11:32 PM   #17 
  - We can't deny that some new things have entered the US  dubeskin   Aug-06-08 11:53 PM   #20 
  - We can't decide what gets outsourced  djohnson   Aug-07-08 12:13 AM   #26 
  - The skills and personality that make one a good programmer..  Fumesucker   Aug-07-08 09:43 PM   #85 
  - I hate telling a 16 - 17 year old male this (because most of them assume it -wrongly)  tavalon   Aug-07-08 05:54 AM   #59 
  - Agreed!  BrightVictor   Aug-07-08 12:27 AM   #31 
  - Any "economist" that praises offshoring  flvegan   Aug-07-08 12:16 AM   #27 
  - Another consideration:  GaYellowDawg   Aug-07-08 12:26 AM   #30 
  - you can polish a turd all you want, but the name of this Free Trade Turd is simply  Gabi Hayes   Aug-07-08 01:13 AM   #44 
  - BV is a repuke troll who wants us all making minimum wage working for "the man".  Elwood P Dowd   Aug-07-08 01:21 AM   #45 
     - actually, I think BS like that which he serves up is a good thing, as long as  Gabi Hayes   Aug-07-08 01:31 AM   #48 
     - Here we go again  BrightVictor   Aug-07-08 02:14 AM   #54 
     - And he's still alive and well  Wednesdays   Aug-07-08 08:54 AM   #65 
     - Maybe here's the motivation?  HughBeaumont   Aug-07-08 11:20 AM   #73 
  - I feel better knowing people like you are around to contradict...  ColbertWatcher   Aug-07-08 01:26 AM   #46 
  - From JKG  gbrooks   Aug-07-08 01:29 AM   #47 
  - it's as much a science as astrology. btw, my undergrad degree is  Gabi Hayes   Aug-07-08 01:33 AM   #49 
     - Industrial economics. Well that's micro so you at least do something useful for a living.  gbrooks   Aug-07-08 01:47 AM   #50 
     - hah...never used it, and I studied mostly macro and accounting.  Gabi Hayes   Aug-07-08 02:05 AM   #52 
        - John Kenneth made a prediction in 'The Age of Uncertainty'  gbrooks   Aug-07-08 02:18 AM   #55 
        - The "Economics Nobel Prize" isn't a real Nobel Prize.  Odin2005   Aug-07-08 02:34 PM   #79 
     - Do you laugh when these people promote access to foreign markets, when what they want  Elwood P Dowd   Aug-07-08 02:02 AM   #51 
     - I do, to keep from crying over what they've done to the very most helpless  Gabi Hayes   Aug-07-08 02:07 AM   #53 
        - Sometimes I think,  Elwood P Dowd   Aug-07-08 02:26 AM   #56 
     - Science As a Tool  Crisco   Aug-07-08 09:04 AM   #67 
  - Specialization Leads To Stagnation In the Long Run  Crisco   Aug-07-08 08:09 AM   #64 
  - In a way, you're both right.  Unvanguard   Aug-07-08 09:33 AM   #68 
  - Ok, nothing useful to point out here....  SidneyCarton   Aug-07-08 10:04 AM   #70 
  - Economics is the smoke and mirror version of social science.  izzybeans   Aug-07-08 10:36 AM   #71 
  - They have been destroying our economy for years and years  workinclasszero   Aug-07-08 11:37 AM   #74 
  - When you think about it, there is no such thing as "American economic interests"  entanglement   Aug-07-08 11:40 AM   #75 
  - Yeah, what you said. n/t  Unvanguard   Aug-07-08 11:52 AM   #77 
  - A lot of economics seems to be psudoscience, IMO.  Odin2005   Aug-07-08 02:21 PM   #78 
  - I think your argument is correct, but you need to refine it.  Jim__   Aug-07-08 02:47 PM   #81 

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