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Response to Jitter65 (Original post)

Sat May 21, 2016, 10:28 AM

6. Based on trust for the president, I've generally been for it

based on a general trust for the economist Krugman, who said the agreement was "no big deal" ( http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/28/opinion/krugman-no-big-deal.html?_r=0 ), I've also been fine with it not passing.

The article seems to support both positions.

But based on reading, mostly here, about the general drift of economic policy that transfers regulatory apparatus and control away from government authority and toward corporate self regulation, I'm against it. In principle regulation is the proper role of a well-run government. I still agree that it is not a big deal, won't strangle our economy or change much, but it isn't a step in the right direction.

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