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by Zute
Wed Oct 26, 2011 10:05 pm
Forum: Completely Off-Topic
Topic: Bigger Hypocrites than Christians/"Republicans"?
Replies: 81
Views: 13268

Re: Bigger Hypocrites than Christians/"Republicans"?

These studies are important contributions to the broader debate about the working class. But they represent a minority opinion. Almost everything we know about wages and prices tells us that the typical household has suffered a Lost Decade for market wages. Just as important, the price of necessiti...
by Zute
Sun Oct 02, 2011 3:22 pm
Forum: Completely Off-Topic
Topic: The Republican philosophy in action
Replies: 21
Views: 4417

Re: The Republican philosophy in action

I guess I missed something. The Koch brothers own, through stocks and acquisitions, a significant amount of the private capital in the US/Europe. The two brothers together own almost all of Koch Industries, one of the largest private companies in the world. Their is a reason that the worlds wealth ...
by Zute
Sat Sep 24, 2011 10:50 am
Forum: Completely Off-Topic
Topic: New York Silliness
Replies: 10
Views: 2440

Re: New York Silliness

Wait... he assaulted her, not for the first time it sounds, and she screamed something nasty in return and she should go to jail? I'm not getting this. People act like children when they're fighting. They say stupid hurtful things. Where it crosses the line is at physical violence. He crossed it, sh...
by Zute
Sat Sep 24, 2011 9:42 am
Forum: Completely Off-Topic
Topic: The Republican philosophy in action
Replies: 21
Views: 4417

The Republican philosophy in action

We're hearing from all the Republicans that we mustn't tax "job creators" -- aka, the incredibly wealthy -- because if we tax them, they can't create jobs. Is there any truth to this? Given that taxes on the stunningly wealthy are at the lowest they've been in 90 years, is this helping them to creat...
by Zute
Sun Sep 18, 2011 9:17 am
Forum: Completely Off-Topic
Topic: The US Debt and where it came from
Replies: 10
Views: 2600

Re: The US Debt and where it came from

If it is charting GDP then: The gross domestic product (GDP) is one the primary indicators used to gauge the health of a country's economy. It represents the total dollar value of all goods and services produced over a specific time period - you can think of it as the size of the economy. Usually, G...
by Zute
Tue Aug 16, 2011 7:07 pm
Forum: Completely Off-Topic
Topic: Buffett Urges Congress to Raise Taxes on ‘Coddled’ Billionai
Replies: 30
Views: 6704

Re: Buffett Urges Congress to Raise Taxes on ‘Coddled’ Billi

The deficit is largely the result of Bush's tax cuts and the 2 wars.
by Zute
Mon Aug 15, 2011 9:08 pm
Forum: Completely Off-Topic
Topic: Buffett Urges Congress to Raise Taxes on ‘Coddled’ Billionai
Replies: 30
Views: 6704

Buffett Urges Congress to Raise Taxes on ‘Coddled’ Billionai

http://www.businessweek.com/news/2011-08-15/buffett-urges-congress-to-raise-taxes-on-coddled-billionaires.html “My friends and I have been coddled long enough by a billionaire-friendly Congress,” the chairman and chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. wrote in an opinion article publishe...
by Zute
Tue Aug 02, 2011 6:37 pm
Forum: Completely Off-Topic
Topic: The US Debt and where it came from
Replies: 10
Views: 2600

Re: The US Debt and where it came from

Democrats never win in these knockdown, drag-out fights. There was a graph recently showing why. Democrats by a largish majority think compromise is important, Republicans think compromise is bad. It seems to always play out that way.
by Zute
Mon Aug 01, 2011 11:50 am
Forum: Completely Off-Topic
Topic: The US Debt and where it came from
Replies: 10
Views: 2600

The US Debt and where it came from

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by Zute
Sat Jul 30, 2011 7:16 pm
Forum: Completely Off-Topic
Topic: You Feminists still think like this?
Replies: 12
Views: 4111

Re: You Feminists still think like this?

Some men prefer looks over brains. They don't care if their wife can hold up her end of an intellectual conversation. Perhaps some women prefer brains over looks, so they marry well-educated men. Well-educated men tend to make more money than their less well-educated counterparts. That could be anot...