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  Thread: It Doesn’t Matter Who Replaces Merkel. Germany Is Broken.
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Time to pack it in and see if the Hapsburgs will take you back?
Roger Mexico Real politics & history 6 1,753 01.07.2019, 02:56
  Thread: Black dude says that America was great when "When the motherfuckers was working"
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The US had an unemployment rate of around 3% at one point during the Clinton administration, and anything lower than 5% is traditionally considered "full employment" by government economists. A ...
Roger Mexico Real politics & history 6 1,751 26.01.2017, 23:23
  Thread: Government spending = unemployment
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[quote=debauchery] [quote=Helsworth] It reminds me of the Zeitgeist nonsense, where scientists were appointed as the new priest class, and dictated outcomes for everyone. It would be impossible to a...
Roger Mexico Real economics 65 14,468 12.11.2015, 01:30
  Thread: Government spending = unemployment
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[quote=Rising Phoenix] [quote=Roger Mexico]What money measures (granted, not by a constant standard) is the additional transactions in tangible goods and services that are inspired to take place as a...
Roger Mexico Real economics 65 14,468 11.11.2015, 00:54
  Thread: Government spending = unemployment
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[quote=Rising Phoenix] [quote=Roger Mexico]Money doesn't really "come from" anywhere, of course. It's just a unit of measurement of the value of commodities that are changing hands (or of potential ex...
Roger Mexico Real economics 65 14,468 10.11.2015, 02:23
  Thread: Government spending = unemployment
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[quote=yangusbeef] [quote=debauchery] Manufacturing = products [/quote] Manufacturing = finished goods[hr][quote=VineFynn] [quote=yangusbeef] [quote=VineFynn] [quote=yangusbeef] [img]http://amspec.s3....
Roger Mexico Real economics 65 14,468 08.11.2015, 00:38
  Thread: Bernie Sanders
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[quote=Helsworth] [quote=Roger Mexico] Trump is a circus clown, and I suspect this whole thing is basically a marketing gimmick for future books and TV shows. I'm not the first to wonder what exc...
Roger Mexico Real politics & history 41 6,992 22.10.2015, 02:32
  Thread: Bernie Sanders
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Trump is a circus clown, and I suspect this whole thing is basically a marketing gimmick for future books and TV shows. I'm not the first to wonder what excuse he's going to come up with if he does...
Roger Mexico Real politics & history 41 6,992 20.10.2015, 08:10
  Thread: 2016 U.S. Presidential Election
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I don't pretend to know what Sanders means when he calls himself a socialist, but in the context of cases I've seen where he actually says it he seems to just be using the term dismissively to shrug o...
Roger Mexico Real politics & history 123 29,102 12.09.2015, 23:44
  Thread: How a Weaker Iran Got the Hegemon to Lift Sanctions
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[quote=Helsworth] PS: Not all Iranians hate America. I've talked with a few youngsters online when I played MMOs on private servers. They were quite polite & every disagreement they had with US for...
Roger Mexico Real politics & history 52 7,819 26.07.2015, 00:15
  Thread: How a Weaker Iran Got the Hegemon to Lift Sanctions
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A very large number of American leaders (particularly the neoconservatives but others as well) would like to go to war with Iran, I think. Their diplomatic doctrine toward the Middle East is based on ...
Roger Mexico Real politics & history 52 7,819 21.07.2015, 02:21
  Thread: YourPolitics
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[quote=Helsworth] As long as there's a strong separation of powers, then I don't really care how big the government is - so long as it remains accountable to its citizens. My personal take on it is ...
Roger Mexico Real politics & history 63 9,604 13.07.2015, 02:54
  Thread: Insults Task
Post: Insults Task

Minor suggestion: I just got the Insults task (the one where judges are complaining about having too many defamation cases), and it struck me that the options are missing one obvious course of acti...
Roger Mexico Suggestions 1 1,294 07.07.2015, 04:11
  Thread: YourPolitics
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[quote=debauchery] [quote]However, the "libertarian" sentiment I agree with is that, all else being equal, the preferable option tends to be the one that minimizes the amount of power/authority that ...
Roger Mexico Real politics & history 63 9,604 07.07.2015, 03:50
  Thread: YourPolitics
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[quote=Helsworth] Doesn't Obamacare leave you to fend for yourself once you've passed a certain age? [/quote] If you're over the official retirement age (65, if I recall) you're already covered b...
Roger Mexico Real politics & history 63 9,604 07.07.2015, 03:31
  Thread: YourPolitics
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[quote=debauchery] [quote=Roger Mexico] I would sum up the part of it that I identify with as the general principle that a society where less of any given person's life is subject to external regula...
Roger Mexico Real politics & history 63 9,604 07.07.2015, 03:16
  Thread: YourPolitics
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[quote=debauchery] [quote=Roger Mexico]I suppose I would describe myself as a social-democratic libertarian federalist. (Somehow that works out to "pragmatic realist" in my head as well, so cheers to ...
Roger Mexico Real politics & history 63 9,604 05.07.2015, 04:40
  Thread: YourPolitics
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There was a bug or glitch with the forum that wouldn't let me post for a while. (Let's see if this works.) I used to chime in here from time to time. (Been playing for a year or two now, I guess.) ...
Roger Mexico Real politics & history 63 9,604 03.07.2015, 06:14
  Thread: The game is pretty biased.
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[quote=Helsworth] I think that a population with proper education would favor social-liberal party democracy or grass roots more than other descriptions of society. That being said, it's hard to imp...
Roger Mexico Suggestions 52 7,343 23.01.2015, 04:14
  Thread: How to reduce debt?
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The Admin and Other budget lines affect your Infrastructure rating. Steady improvement in your infrastructure rating tends to correlate with steady economic growth, although as a causative factor the ...
Roger Mexico Questions 28 3,811 23.12.2014, 02:20
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