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builderbob

builderbob

Custom home builder in Northern California with an economics degree that has come in handy about zero times...
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April 10, 2018 16:35:04

"What if there were no national borders" article, will never happen but some interesting data: "Moreover, even today, about 97 percent of the world’s people live in the country where they were born. This clearly stands in the way of an optimal allocation of resources. Never mind that this 97 percent ratio is the same as it was back in the year 1900 — well over a century ago! That’s hardly an indication of globalization sweeping the world." https://www.huffingtonpost.com/klaus-zimmermann/what-if-there-were-no-nat_b_7917800.html

 
April 10, 2018 16:24:31

Gotta tell ya Chaplain I'm a hardcore libertarian and started off not liking Trump at all and Hillary even less but he's grown on me (aside from the childish tweeting and thin skin) in terms of brashness and ability to play the media like stringed buffoons. The other thing that I wish more folks noticed is the Trump presidency is showing the hypocrisy of all sides: when Obama ran he told Romney the 80's called and want their diplomacy back because Romney said the Russians were a threat, now the Democrats say Russia is a threat. When Obama ran up deficits the Dems said nothing, now Trump runs them up and it's the end of times. Someone else there pointed out that when Obama used facebook data he was praised, now it's evil...


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