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December 03, 2018

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Buckeye

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Buckeye

Out of touch elites want to tackle global warming by raising taxes on a working class that is already tapped out. Protests ensue. Who could have seen that coming?

Time to do some guillotine blade sharpening?

henry

Time to do some guillotine blade sharpening?

A dull blade is more painful. A sharp blade they feel nothing. (I was a paid guillotine operator for lab rats on summer in colleg. You want a clean cut so pain signals don't reach the brain, then better raw materials for opiate studies).

henry

Typical NYT... nothing in flyover country matters. But any little thing in a big city of impotent libs and it "gets their attention."

New York Times World
@nytimesworld

It was the shattered glass and burned cars in Paris that got the attention of President Emmanuel Macron, but the Yellow Vest movement has welled up from hard-pressed towns in rural France.

The Infamous Ignatz

--Always wondered what the point was in destroying things?

How are you helping your cause?--

Well, in the case of anarchists and progs whose cause is destroying things...

henry

Apparently the Antifa sorts have taken over. Jue de Palme torched.

henry

Tuileries on fire.

https://twitter.com/mrmubinshaikh/status/1069593260463742978?s=12

James D.

I was a paid guillotine operator for lab rats on summer in colleg. You want a clean cut so pain signals don't reach the brain, then better raw materials for opiate studies

You really do learn something new every day here at JOM!

Porchlight

From last thread, JiB, you posted something that looked a lot like a Bosch spoiler. Hope I'm wrong. Please no spoilers, we're only just starting season 3!

henry

James, I worked at the State Mental Hospital in St Louis for that gig. The rat cages were in the basement, and our lab was on the top floor of the inpatient residence wing. Every morning I rode the elevator with my "pet" rats. Patients would ask their names, and never noticed I never had rats on the elevator ride down.

The Infamous Ignatz

Remember this, the biggest enemies of capitalism are capitalists. Free market competition is to the benefit of society, not giant corporations which seek monopoly.
So globalization and the accompanying central planning and regulation and the simultaneous manipulation of markets by central banks represents a perfect common cause of the authoritarian left and co-opted capitalists seeking safe harbor from real competition.
IOW, fascism.
So now they're surprised when the working stiffs, who as always get the shaft when the left comes calling and especially when the left makes a deal with their supposed enemies in the boardrooms, take to the streets and start electing people who promise to dismantle what the progs and monopolists have built on their backs.
The central banks have shoveled vast sums to the fat cats. Vast sums that do not reflect actual wealth creation stemming from free markets, but fiat wealth that is a zero-sum game because it misallocates resources away from productivity increases which is how working stiffs become wealthier and to asset hording which does the opposite and creates a closed loop from which the non rich are excluded.
It's of little consolation to the working stiff that this insane cycle can't continue but it can't.
Last time it ended we had a world war or two.
This time? Hmm....
We do know this; they'll be shocked again when everything blows up because for sure this time it was different and the mandarins really did know what they were doing.
Morons.

The Infamous Ignatz

crap

henry

don't pass laws before I get my fingers in taxpayer wallets!!! (Oh, and resist Trump because he is not legitimate):

https://www.wispolitics.com/2018/evers-all-options-being-considered-as-gop-lawmakers-seek-to-limit-his-powers/

sbwaters

henry.

Newfound respect.

I think?

jimmyk

From that UN letter that anonamom posted on the last thread:

The growing strength of populist and far right groups in Europe must concern us all. The worldwide wave of anti-Semitism in which innocent Jews are attacked solely for being Jewish...

Wow, talk about category error. As far as I'm aware, all the attacks on Jews in Europe these days are by Muslims. Of course it's not an "error," it's deliberate misdirection.

Manuel Transmission

Venus and the moon putting on a lovely show right now in the southern sky.

Peter, we just switched to a week of clear, cold dry air from our neighbors up north. Venus and the moon are like blazing spotlights these last two mornings.

James D.

About all that "civility"...

https://twitter.com/TheRickWilson/status/1069343952665538560

Another Bob

“Tuileries on fire.”

Russia “weaponizing” Marine Le Pen? Wut? These clowns are BEGGING for war.

Does Putin think he can win a war?

James D.

And then there's this appalling (but totally unsurprising) story from Seattle:

https://www.redstate.com/streiff/2018/12/02/seattles-police-become-enforcers-antifa/

You know, if we had a Justice Department that actually, you know, cared one bit about the rule of law, they'd come down like a ton of bricks on the Seattle PD, and the whole city (and state) government. And there'd be prosecutions of these "antifa" terrorists for a whole boatload of charges, from, you know, terrorism, to civil rights violations, to RICO, you name it.

But of course we won't see that, and these animals will be allowed to run free until they actually do kill somebody (or a lot of somebodies).

Jack is Back!

Porchlight,

Hear ya! Enjoy season 3.

Its been icky here all weekend. Rain, fog, dark but now the sun has come out and burning the fog away.

James D. - those comments under the TrickWilson tweet only prove that the #nevertrumpians are bat shit crazy and evil. That cesspool needs an infusion of nitrogen.

Barbara

James D.

Those people on that Twitter link are willfully blind and demented.

MissMarple2

James D.,

That guy is a mental case. I qiot following him in 2016. I believe he worked for Jeb.

James D.

"willfully blind and demented" is about the kindest thing you can say about those people.

Captain Hate

Putting people like Rick Wilson in positions of responsibility pretty well defines just how inept the GOP can be.

James D.

I know exactly who Wilson is.

The thing is, when you have public figures (who regularly get invited on TV) calling for trials and punishment solely for the crime of voting for somebody they don't approve of...I think we should take them at their word.

James D.

CH, we'd be a hell of a lot better off if the GOP was merely inept.

I'd choose inept over "actively working against the interests of its own voters for several decades" any day of the week.

Narciso79

No one does anymore yes Powell slobbered all over poppy know even though he was a backstabbing weasel in the commander's then

jimmyk

Dow up over 400, "flirting" with 26,000.

Of course there's a message here, which is that tariffs really aren't a great thing, except as a negotiating ploy. Especially tariffs on inputs like steel, since they harm US manufacturers that use steel.

MissMarple2

I think I saw that Powell was supposed to be on one of the morning shows today, CBS I think.

Narciso79

So Qatar doesn't have much of a stake in oil but it does mostly jihad and natural gas. As the horde would say.

Alarabiya did point out miss cengiz was employed by a Hamas connected consultancy.

MissMarple2

The neverTrumpers fall into a few categories:

1. People who are jealous because they either didn't win or who are mad they backed the wrong guy and who will not be an insider.

2. Active GOP subversives like Kristol who want to destabilize the Trump presidency because they really are working for the left.

3. People who have a financial stake in globalism.

I see NO ONE who has principles. Trump is running a pretty conservative presidency, and has kept his promises. The economy is doing well, and we are under much less danger of war than 2 years ago. The military is being strengthened. What is there to complain about, except the feckless GOP foot-draggers in Congress?

These people don't care about the country - just themselves.

MissMarple2


Donald J. Trump
‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump
2h2 hours ago

Farmers will be a a very BIG and FAST beneficiary of our deal with China. They intend to start purchasing agricultural product immediately. We make the finest and cleanest product in the World, and that is what China wants. Farmers, I LOVE YOU!

MissMarple2


Donald J. Trump
‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump
2h2 hours ago

President Xi and I have a very strong and personal relationship. He and I are the only two people that can bring about massive and very positive change, on trade and far beyond, between our two great Nations. A solution for North Korea is a great thing for China and ALL!

MissMarple2


Donald J. Trump
‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump
1h1 hour ago

I am certain that, at some time in the future, President Xi and I, together with President Putin of Russia, will start talking about a meaningful halt to what has become a major and uncontrollable Arms Race. The U.S. spent 716 Billion Dollars this year. Crazy!

MissMarple2


Donald J. Trump
‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump
1h1 hour ago

We would save Billions of Dollars if the Democrats would give us the votes to build the Wall. Either way, people will NOT be allowed into our Country illegally! We will close the entire Southern Border if necessary. Also, STOP THE DRUGS!

Manuel Transmission

James D, not to mention the Soros State AG who is destroying a private citizen for daring to alter the path of the chosen ones in Olympia.

MissMarple2

https://twitter.com/julie_kelly2/status/1069607206214164481


Speaking of the NeverTrumpers, this is a great thread on the whole group.

Narciso79

I don't think its coincidental that they went after first wictor and then saul when matters related to the gcc and the Israeli gulf alliance is involved, consider the ransom note elliot house put out in the journal this weekend.

MissMarple2

FBI is at the home of Atlantic City Mayor Frank Gilliam. pic.twitter.com/6vNJQyluKv

— Amy S. Rosenberg (@amysrosenberg) December 3, 2018

Short video at link.

Old Lurker

"Out of touch elites want to tackle global warming by raising taxes on a working class that is already tapped out. Protests ensue. Who could have seen that coming?"

Me.

I saw yesterday that a bill to do that in the US has D & R sponsors.

MissMarple2

BREAKING: Doznes of ambulance vehicles block major roads in central Paris as ambulance workers protest over Macron’s reforms.#GiletsJaunes
Developing... pic.twitter.com/ylhSytKetP

— BNL NEWS (@BreakingNLive) December 3, 2018

Video at link.

Narciso79

The leader of the gilets wants Macron to step down and have that retired general take over,

MissMarple2

Census confirms: 63% of ‘non-citizens’ on welfare, 4.6 million households. New @CIS_org report bolsters @realDonaldTrump effort to limit green cards for non-citizens on welfare. https://t.co/5in5HOAd0F pic.twitter.com/7y0edxEp8Y

— Paul Bedard (@SecretsBedard) December 3, 2018

Graph at link.

MissMarple2

Narciso,

What retired general? Do you have a name?

Narciso79

Villiers he was the one that Macron had an argument with over financing the miljtary.

Old Lurker

Iggy 9:20. Read it. Memorize it:

"Remember this, the biggest enemies of capitalism are capitalists. Free market competition is to the benefit of society, not giant corporations which seek monopoly.
So globalization and the accompanying central planning and regulation and the simultaneous manipulation of markets by central banks represents a perfect common cause of the authoritarian left and co-opted capitalists seeking safe harbor from real competition."

a) that is always true. Scorpions are scorpions. b) the reason Capitalism has worked so damn well in the US and thus our impact on the entire planet is that the "force of nature" which seeks monopoly (as water seeks a lower level) has always been offset here by a) the sanctity of private property (and fruits of an indivdual's labor and mid) owned by the individual and individuals alone (Liberty & Freedom), and b) the bookend that preserves that: The rule of law and the equal and certain application of it as understood and accepted by the population.

What happens when one or the other is removed, then you have exactly what Iggy describes.

It is a "duh" thing that used to be common knowledge in the US.

Old Lurker

mid=mind

Narciso79

They haven't asked how he feels about it:
https://t.co/dbD2FTVY1F" / Twitter
https://mobile.twitter.com/ConStelz/status/1069579939119341573

henry

On Perez's watch, the DNC purchased over 100 million cellphone numbers of registered voters across the country.

https://www.jsonline.com/story/news/politics/elections/2018/12/03/dnc-investment-state-included-cash-and-3-million-cellphone-numbers/2161482002/

MissMarple2

https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1069069792013897728.html

This gal has been reading executive orders. I am putting this up here on the chance her interpretation is correct.

SKIP THIS IF YOU DON'T WANT THEORIES OR PUZZLE SOLVING. I post what I think is interesting. If you don't agree, so what. Just don't read it.

Tom R

I don't think its coincidental that they went after first wictor and then saul when matters related to the gcc and the Israeli gulf alliance is involved, consider the ransom note elliot house put out in the journal this weekend.

I have quodverum.com bookmarked. I think the blatant censorship against them is a sign that their conjecture on multiple topics are hitting close to home and someone wants them silenced.

jimmyk

New @CIS_org report bolsters @realDonaldTrump effort to limit green cards for non-citizens on welfare.

I haven't followed this issue, so maybe I'm misunderstanding. But I presume this relates to legal residents, not illegals. Don't green cards make it easier for them to work? I've always favored sending immigrants back to their country of origin if they are on welfare, but I wouldn't want to put obstacles in the way of their finding jobs.

Tom R

IMO we have this:

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-pentagon-audit/pentagon-fails-its-first-ever-audit-official-says-idUSKCN1NK2MC

to thank for this:

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/prominent-clinton-supporter-among-3-charged-in-alleged-scheme-to-defraud-pentagon-billions-doj-says

I hope there will be more indictments to come. I also assume that the reason the Uniparty Establishment never performed an audit of the Pentagon in the past is because they wanted to make sure these corrupt deals that enriched a lot of people who then paid off a lot of politicians were swept under the rug.

henry

MissM, that reads like a prescription for totalitarian rule... which side is that person on?

MissMarple2

From Mr. Smartypants from June of last year:

To defeat populism, America needs its own Macron--a charismatic leader who can make centrism cool. My take: https://t.co/AAF1YwTnqb

— Max Boot (@MaxBoot) June 15, 2017
lurkersusie

Good article

For Trump, Cohen Plea Deal's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Exoneration | RealClearInvestigations

https://www.realclearinvestigations.com/articles/2018/12/02/actually_mueller_appears_to_be_exonerating_trump.html

Jack is Back!

All I can say to MM2's 10:42 is "What's the frequency, Kenneth?"

henry

Holder has a list...

https://freebeacon.com/politics/eric-holder-led-group-releases-state-target-list-leading-2020/?utm_source=Freedom+Mail&utm_campaign=a7d264c96c-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_12_03_02_14_COPY_129&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b5e6e0e9ea-a7d264c96c-45600673

Pinandpuller

henry

So you are the anti-Savage?

The reason Dr Savage went into Botany is he refused to pith the rats.

I prefer .22 hollow points for wet work.

MissMarple2

henry,

For some time there has been discussion in certain circles about how many people would be arrested, the howls from the left, hysteria from media, riots, etc.

Many people (Wictor was one of them) thought temporary martial law would be the only way to prevent total chaos.

I don't know if there is another way, IF the numbers of people in jeopardy are as large as some believe.

Yes, it could be a recipe for totalitarian rule. Trump has shown no signs of trying to bypass the Constitution, so I assume that it will not be long.

As I said before, the evidence has to be overwhelming AND it has to be of crimes that people instinctively find repugnant. Otherwise, we will have civil unrest and all sorts of unpleasant stuff.

For those who want the criminals prosecuted, this may be the only way to do it. Anyone who has a better answer, please step forward. I sure don't.

henry

Pin, it is easier to harvest brain cells if you first remove the head.

MissMarple2


Donald J. Trump
‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump
34m34 minutes ago

“Michael Cohen asks judge for no Prison Time.” You mean he can do all of the TERRIBLE, unrelated to Trump, things having to do with fraud, big loans, Taxis, etc., and not serve a long prison term? He makes up stories to get a GREAT & ALREADY reduced deal for himself, and get.....

....his wife and father-in-law (who has the money?) off Scott Free. He lied for this outcome and should, in my opinion, serve a full and complete sentence.

MissMarple2


Donald J. Trump
‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump
19m19 minutes ago

“I will never testify against Trump.” This statement was recently made by Roger Stone, essentially stating that he will not be forced by a rogue and out of control prosecutor to make up lies and stories about “President Trump.” Nice to know that some people still have “guts!”

MissMarple2


Donald J. Trump
‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump
12m12 minutes ago

Bob Mueller (who is a much different man than people think) and his out of control band of Angry Democrats,

Jack is Back!

Looks like the "gilet Jaunes" have met with Macron, but so far nothing has been resolved but they are talking. 75% support the protests. Macron has been treed.

Manuel Transmission

Just posted by the guy being destroyed by the corrupt State AG:

Click here to watch it: https://tinyurl.com/y8jv8qpm

This scene is from the 1967 movie Cool Hand Luke. It boils down to this:
"Just stay down, Luke."

"He's just gonna knock ya down again."

"It's not your fault, he's just too big."

"Stay down, you're beat."

Luke's response? "You're gonna have to kill me."

I swear I get tears in my eyes every time I watch it.

The only way to fight back against the fascists in government is to never give up.

To never stay down.

To always get back up.

Jack is Back!

Sorry. No Macron but Philippe, the PM. Meeting tomorrow with Macron.

Neo

Best comment today …

Mueller still trying to find that pony in all the manure

MissMarple2

https://m.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/gupta-mining-boss-jp-arora-gunned-down-20181203

Lots of bad stuff going on in South Africa.

Neo

NYTimes:
He's Built an Empire, With Detained Migrant Children as the Bricks

The shelter industry was poised to explode. Tens of thousands of migrant children began crossing the border without family members, more than ever before. Southwest Key, with its 15 shelters, became one-stop shopping for new beds. The government needed Southwest Key and Mr. Sanchez's can-do attitude; he and his team worked closely with Obama officials to set up shelters.

"There were just kids all over the place," Mr. Sanchez recalled. "The federal government got embarrassed."

Southwest Key opened eight shelters in 2013 and 2014. These were no longer small group homes, the kind envisioned by advocates. They were large institutions, with room for 236, 300, even 420 children.

"It clearly had gone through enormous growth, and I think some of the growth was without a lot of scrutiny," said Mr. Carey, appointed head of the Office of Refugee Resettlement in April 2015.

Conservative critics said Southwest Key wasted taxpayer dollars and coddled illegal immigrants. In 2014, Senator Charles E. Grassley, Republican of Iowa, criticized the charity for requesting $316 per child per day from the federal government for a California shelter that had an organic garden and a petting farm with miniature ponies.

As the shelters multiplied, so did executive pay. Mr. Sanchez earned $279,000 in 2012, and $682,000 in 2015. His wife earned $123,000 in 2012, and $275,000 in 2015.

The biggest of those deals was the shuttered Walmart in Brownsville. Mr. Sanchez worked closely with the Obama administration to develop a shelter that could absorb an influx of children.

Momto2

BREAKING: Mueller withheld exculpatory evidence from court in Cohen case.

https://twitter.com/paulsperry_/status/1069595893781934080

Momto2

My link refers to same story lurkersusie posted @ 10:53

Old Lurker

There will be no such thing as TEMPORARY Martial Law.

Not in our divided state.

jimmyk


Kimberley Strassel
‏Verified account @KimStrassel
5m5 minutes ago

Because Mueller’s report is a prosecutor’s product, it will inevitably be one-sided. Trump ought to be allowed to respond, writes @AlanDersh https://www.wsj.com/articles/dont-let-muellers-report-go-unanswered-1543786233 … via @WSJOpinion

I presume Whitaker has control of this, since the SC report is submitted to him.

Narciso79

Yes its like the three year emergency since bataclan

MissMarple2

https://www.wgbh.org/news/2017/10/17/silverglate-how-robert-mueller-tried-entrap-me

Mueller has a pattern of entrapment going back to the 1990's.

MissMarple2


Donald J. Trump
‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump
3m3 minutes ago

Looking forward to being with the Bush Family to pay my respects to President George H.W. Bush.

sbwaters

Martial law across the entire country is something not to be tried. Not once. Not ever.

Tom R

From the Paul Sperry article:
In the end, neither Putin nor any Kremlin official was directly involved in the scuttled Moscow project, sources say. Moreover, neither Cohen nor Trump traveled to Moscow in support of the deal, as Sater had urged. No meetings with Russian government officials took place.
It was Sater, a Russian immigrant with a checkered past, representing the Bayrock Group and not the Trump Organization, who came up with the tower project idea in 2015. His pitch had more to do with branding than real estate: Trump would lend his name to the tower project and share in the profits, but not actually build it or go into debt for it.

I still think Sater was a DOJ/FBI asset compelled by Loretta Lynch to initiate this business deal with Trump so that early in the campaign the Obama administration had a method to spy on Trump without having to get a warrant. Since Sater was a convicted felon and confidential information for the FBI, the Feds could legally monitor all of his communications with anyone.

MissMarple2

sbw,

I don't think it would be tried, myself. I just don't know how we get these people arrested. Got an idea?

MissMarple2

https://twitter.com/drawandstrike/status/1069435410533806080

OKm now here is a theory that has plausibility, is easy to understand, and may have some actual evidence.

I see in the comments that Iran is threatening to release the names of politicians they paid off for the Iranian deal. Of course, they aren't trustworthy, either. Putin said something similar earlier today, I assume in relation to Uranium One.

daddy

Good Morning!

I have to say I have always been super impressed by the collective wealth of experience among our regular JOMer's but Henry's revelation this AM that is he is a fully qualified and well paid guillotine operator pushes my respect to "11."

MissMarple2

In the @WhiteHouse, the portrait of 41st President George H. W. Bush is draped with black cloth.#Remembering41 pic.twitter.com/fbGRqGps4Z

— Jacob Wood (@JacobWood45) December 3, 2018

Photo at link.


MissMarple2

The Bush family is traveling with the casket of George H.W. Bush to Washington, D.C. where the 41st president will lie in state at the U.S. Capitol.

His final flights on Air Force One will be called "Special Mission 41." pic.twitter.com/FI07jes0Xa

— POLITICO (@politico) December 3, 2018

Video of casket being loaded onto Air Force One. They are playing the Navy Humn, which always reminds me of President Kennedy's funeral.

daddy

Local News tells us that our Earthquake last week was only 1 one-thousandth of the energy of the 1964 Good Friday Earthquake. Yow!

henry

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday said it would decline to hear a challenge to the Trump administration's proposed border wall brought by environmental groups who say construction could threaten endangered animals and violate environmental laws.

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/12/03/supreme-court-lets-dhs-ignore-environmental-laws-to-build-border-wall.html?__source=twitter%7Cmain

Old Lurker

If used, the DoJ has all the tools required to arrest, try, convict, and jail ALL of the leaders, and their Generals, and their main storm troopers.

What? 100 people, max?

Rocco

a) the sanctity of private property (and fruits of an indivdual's labor and mid) owned by the individual and individuals alone (Liberty & Freedom)

Reminds me of Rothbards "Crusoe Economics"

If Crusoe economics can and does supply the indispensable groundwork for the entire structure of economics and praxeology — the broad, formal analysis of human action — a similar procedure should be able to do the same thing for social philosophy, for the analysis of the fundamental truths of the nature of man vis-à-vis the nature of the world into which he is born, as well as the world of other men. Specifically, it can aid greatly in solving such problems of political philosophy as the nature and role of liberty, property, and violence.[2]

https://mises.org/library/crusoe-social-philosophy

Old Lurker

Daddy, how many people know the Richter Scale is logarithmic?

How many people know what that even means?

daddy

Rush in his Hour 1 opening monologue recites the point many here have been making---the phony current adulation by the MSM of Bush 41, whom they hated, in order to diminish Trump by comparison.

henry

OL, does it go to 11? that's the important part.

MissMarple2

Proud of @WestPoint_USMA alumna and @nasa astronaut Anne McClain, who successfully launched to space today and is on her way to the #InternationalSpaceStation. pic.twitter.com/7MQA22vM5S

— Secretary Pompeo (@SecPompeo) December 3, 2018

Photos at link. I didn't realize one of the astronauts was a woman.

Old Lurker

My estimate of "100" coup crooks works out to about one per US Attorney.

Each USAtty could have 20 FBI agents assigned to his target and that would still leave 11,000 Special Agents available for regular work.

No Martial Law necessary.

Just people doing the jobs they swore to do, with a bit of Executive Direction, Management and coordination.

Tom R

If used, the DoJ has all the tools required to arrest, try, convict, and jail ALL of the leaders, and their Generals, and their main storm troopers.

Is civil asset forfeiture one of those tools?

Knowing that leftist Communist/Progressive billionaires like Soros, Steyer, etc are funding anti-American/pro-Marxist organizations like ANTIFA to destroy American society, would it be ethical to charge them with treason and sedition and seize their financial assets that are bankrolling anti-American subversion?

MissMarple2

"How many people know the Richter scale is logarhithmic?"

Ahem. Raises hand.

Extraneus

OCASIO-CORTEZ TRIES TO RAID PENTAGON’S ‘UNDOCUMENTED’ FUNDS TO COVER MEDICARE FOR ALL

$21 TRILLION of Pentagon financial transactions “could not be traced, documented, or explained.”

$21T in Pentagon accounting errors. Medicare for All costs ~$32T.

That means 66% of Medicare for All could have been funded already by the Pentagon.

And that’s before our premiums. https://t.co/soT6GSmDSG

— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@Ocasio2018) December 2, 2018

One problem: the number describes transactions, not spending.

Wow. You claim $21 Trillion in Pentagon Waste? The entire Pentagon budget from 1789-2018 has totaled $18 trillion,

Come on, This is embarrassing. https://t.co/ezdhqWQFyc

— Brian Riedl (@Brian_Riedl) December 2, 2018

...

For those wondering:
In the original study, $21 trillion refers to transfers back-and-forth between accounts. So the same $1 can be counted 1000's of times. It *does not* mean that $21 trillion in total spending was mis-spent.

AOC should have realized $21T *spent* is crazy.

— Brian Riedl (@Brian_Riedl) December 3, 2018

Etc.

Old Lurker

Henry "OL, does it go to 11? that's the important part."

Don't I have to look on the back of my slide rule for that range, Henry?

Old Lurker

Yes, MM. I assumed you "Rocks" students knew that.

Heck. At you age and mine, why, we were taught all about Logs in what, 10th Grade? Remember those tables in the back of the book?

James D.

would it be ethical to charge them with treason and sedition and seize their financial assets that are bankrolling anti-American subversion?

Without question.

More than that - it is unethical, and a betrayal of the American people, and the Constitution, NOT to do so.

Jack is Back!

We don't use Richter any longer in seismic engineering. I think it was back in the 70's when it was replaced by the Moment Magnitude Scale.

I believe USGS uses only the MMS now.

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