Recent content by Vinnie

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    Climate change

    Climate change is happening all around us. The evidence is very clear. How much is caused by human action may be up for debate but the reality is it doesn't much matter the cause if you are suffering the effect. The main reason not to do anything about it is economic but if we encourage the...
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    innocent until proven guilty?

    And that is why vigillante actions are very very seldom a good idea. We may not like the ponderous nature of the law, but it prevents this.
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    Visiting Ohio, what should I do?

    The wine thing surprised me. Ohio wine is not a well know world vintage!
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    Go fund me healthcare?

    No problem with the go fund me, it's the concept that it is needed to pay for healthcare I have problems with.
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    Go fund me healthcare?

    Economically (at a macro scale) this sort of necessity is a very bad idea.
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    Go fund me healthcare?

    What is going on. Two people I know, both middle-aged and witundecent jobs gavecstarted gongund me campaigns due to healthcare costs. One for his down and the other after a tick bite. Is this a sensible way to use resources?
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    Make yourself at home

    But you can be a legal immigrant despite entering the country illegally or undocumentedly.
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    Thaw with North Korea?

    And your point is? Yes, things have got uch worse for the average citizen. This means it is less likely that the ruling class, for whom things are good, are likely to with to liberalise and let the population know what is possible,
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    Thaw with North Korea?

    His countries population may not be expanding but it's not diminishing that much.
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    Thaw with North Korea?

    Don't fool yourself. He knows what life can be like. He's been expensively educated abroad and lives in luxury. It may not be in his interests to make the people's life better.
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    Thaw with North Korea?

    I don't think the success depends on Trump so much as on Kim. But like Nixon in China, the attempt has to be made.
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    Thaw with North Korea?

    Well, they met. Time will tell if it was worthwhile but it was definately worth trying.
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    British economy

    The UK repaid the monies advanced to us during and after WW2 although itvtool until about 1980.
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    To bake or not to bake

    I'll bow to your better knowlege of your own system. I would sday that power never flows form the top to the bottom, it is always the other way.
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    To bake or not to bake

    Not sure I agree with this part. What your constitution does in limit the power of the executive versus the citizen. You have all rights granted by God but then so does the Executive. The constitution limits the extent by whiuch the executive can limit the citizens rights. God really does not...