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User avatar #49543 - pebar (10/21/2013) [-]
David Mitchell - Economy Vs Human Tragedy
#49542 - DasSpiel (10/21/2013) [-]
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Bill Whittle on The Narrative: The origins of Political Correctness
User avatar #49545 to #49542 - undeadwill (10/21/2013) [-]
Okay I'm rustled.
User avatar #49540 - CapnInterwebz (10/21/2013) [-]
It's getting to the point where impossible policy gridlock is more common than not. It doesn't matter whether it's the hardcore liberals or the hardcore conservatives that take the Oval Office, or the majority in Congress, or even the courts, because regardless half the country won't be represented. This country won't operate well for much longer if we don't elect a moderate of some sort in 2016.
#49525 - kokai (10/21/2013) [-]
Give me one good reason I should fallow/care about popular opinions in society.
#49539 to #49525 - feelythefeel (10/21/2013) [-]
(of farmland) ploughed and harrowed but left for a period without being sown in order to restore its fertility or to avoid surplus production.   
"incentives for farmers to let land lie fallow"   
(of farmland) ploughed and harrowed but left for a period without being sown in order to restore its fertility or to avoid surplus production.
"incentives for farmers to let land lie fallow"

User avatar #49529 to #49525 - pebar (10/21/2013) [-]
Why Are Voters So Uninformed? If you are entertained by your own rage, politics is something you should read up on. If you want to remain in blissful ignorance, stay away and don't worry about it.
User avatar #49528 to #49525 - teoberry (10/21/2013) [-]
Because you'll look like a fucking good.
User avatar #49530 to #49528 - teoberry (10/21/2013) [-]
User avatar #49532 to #49530 - kokai (10/21/2013) [-]
And bad how?
#49534 to #49532 - pebar (10/21/2013) [-]
There will always be someone who hates you for your political views.
User avatar #49535 to #49534 - kokai (10/21/2013) [-]
And how is that bad?
User avatar #49536 to #49535 - pebar (10/21/2013) [-]
Just be aware of it if you want to be politically active.
User avatar #49537 to #49536 - kokai (10/21/2013) [-]
That's surrounding
Or a tactic

I'm talking personal level
User avatar #49538 to #49537 - pebar (10/21/2013) [-]
On a personal level, be aware that all decisions have trade offs. If you want to stay informed on current events, just know that your time could be used doing more productive things.

Do you just want to know what your political philosophy is? If so, I suppose we could help you with that.
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#49526 to #49521 - kokai (10/21/2013) [-]
I think it's a good idea incomplete
It doesn't work at all, but if they actually tweaked with it more it might actually work
User avatar #49527 to #49526 - pebar (10/21/2013) [-]
care to elaborate?
User avatar #49531 to #49527 - kokai (10/21/2013) [-]
Insurance in itself isn't exactly good at times
It can be great for critical damage so they pay more
But the percentage for just a checkup is kinda a bit ehh, but I think it's good for the perk to pay less for critical damage

Forcing them to have it isn't either gonna help our "poor" side of the population, all it's doing is having them spend more than they may actually gain
Even the fine is outrageous, I think
You're just increasing taxes without saying it is taxes, and we really don't need $500 taxes
But I honestly don't know much about it, and what I hear I really just don't think it's really done
Don't outbalance it
User avatar #49533 to #49531 - pebar (10/21/2013) [-]
Milton Friedman - The Free Lunch Myth I think this is a good starting point if you want to get interested in politics.

#49524 to #49521 - feelythefeel (10/20/2013) [-]
Problem: People can't afford food because you're forcing them to buy other things they can't afford.    
Solution: Force people to buy food.
Problem: People can't afford food because you're forcing them to buy other things they can't afford.

Solution: Force people to buy food.
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User avatar #49517 - jewishcommunazi (10/20/2013) [-]
ITT: World powers without criminal external policies.
#49518 to #49517 - pebar (10/20/2013) [-]
How do you think they got to be world powers?
How do you think they got to be world powers?
User avatar #49519 to #49518 - jewishcommunazi (10/20/2013) [-]
At least I tried.
#49516 - pebar (10/20/2013) [-]
Boorshwazy: "Damn, I wish I could exploit my workers for more profits but then my competition who pays his workers better will get all the workers. If only we could collude we could get better wages. But too bad that selfish asshat always breaks the deal to maximize his own profits. I hate Nash equilibriums; feels bad man..."
User avatar #49782 to #49516 - oxan (10/25/2013) [-]
Value isn't created in exchange.

If Company B pays high wages, and Company A beings to lose workers, then Company A will simply have to increase wages, too. Back at square on.

While Company B is getting more workers, and may have a higher output of goods, they're still not necessarily going to be making higher profits.

The key is in increasing surplus value. If surplus value is not increased in proportion, profit tends to fall.
User avatar #49788 to #49782 - pebar (10/25/2013) [-]
Not necessarily higher profits for more workers, no, because efficiency of using capital decreases for each additional worker; for example, it would be inefficient to have 10 workers using 1 frying pan at the same time. This is law of diminishing marginal returns. The profit (not revenue) maximizing point of a business is when marginal cost, the wage given to the worker, is equal to the marginal revenue, the value of the output they produce. It is not profitable to hire more workers past that point because they wouldn't be adding net profits.

Also, value is created in exchange. Capitalism is not a zero-sum game where one person's win is another's loss. The only reason a person would voluntarily trade is if they believed they were better off from the transaction. If you were losing something in the transaction, you would not consent.
User avatar #49511 - pebar (10/20/2013) [-]
ITT: How do you think America's ginormous size affects its policies?
User avatar #49512 to #49511 - pebar (10/20/2013) [-]
size by land area, not population
User avatar #49485 - bypest (10/20/2013) [-]
Ukrainians marched in the streets this past week looking for a renewed Polish-Ukrainian nationalist alliance against Moscow. They expressed that they wished for civilization and Western influence to return to the Ukraine, and that could only come with rule from Warsaw.

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Марш УПА: фаєр-шоу та спалені прапори Партії регіонів та КПУ
Here they shout, "Death to Russia" and "Poland is God."
User avatar #49486 to #49485 - bypest (10/20/2013) [-]
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Meanwhile Russia is getting AIDS, like niggers elelel. Poles are of superior stock.

The new strain which is being spoken of was first reported in Siberia. Unless goat herders have migrated that far, this is of an east slav variety. Muslims simply caught it and spread it to their goats and families; a continuing cycle. Just like nigs first caught AIDS by monkey bonding.
User avatar #49487 to #49486 - bypest (10/20/2013) [-]
Pavel Astakhov, Russia’s children’s rights advocate, said in September that he opposed teaching teenagers about sexual health in school, adding that Russian literature is “the best sex education there is.”

Degenerate literature makes a degenerate populous. Look at American culture and zir's youth.
User avatar #49481 - pebar (10/19/2013) [-]
Remy: Obamacare Video Contest Song GoRemy
User avatar #49501 to #49481 - Shiny (10/20/2013) [-]
I fucking hate overtly blunt satire like this, regardless of what the message is. Acclaimed political comedy like South Park needs twenty two minutes of airtime for a reason.
#49513 to #49501 - feelythefeel (10/20/2013) [-]
Fuck yeah, South Park.
Fuck yeah, South Park.
#49502 to #49501 - pebar (10/20/2013) [-]
South Park can be pretty blunt with its satire.
User avatar #49505 to #49502 - Shiny (10/20/2013) [-]
It's certainly shameless, but not blunt. It tries to express a point in a meaningful way instead of just smugly touting an opinion.
User avatar #49494 to #49481 - undeadwill (10/20/2013) [-]
Government sure does know how to spend money it doesn't fucking have.
User avatar #49500 to #49494 - pebar (10/20/2013) [-]
when I do that my credit rating gets shot and people stop lending me money....
User avatar #49504 to #49500 - undeadwill (10/20/2013) [-]
But you see they are giving money to a fucking loan shark.
User avatar #49474 - undeadwill (10/19/2013) [-]
Tumblr commies are lazy little shits..
They relay on attacking capitalism rather than refining their own beliefs. Or they just attack America because they are too lazy to attack capitalism. and of them just believe that government is a cure all. And finally they think America is capitalist.
User avatar #49764 to #49474 - oxan (10/25/2013) [-]

But seriously, ultraleftists are twats. Don't worry about them.
User avatar #49555 to #49474 - jewishcommunazi (10/21/2013) [-]
"...they think America is capitalist."

At least they manage to be right about one thing.
User avatar #49556 to #49555 - undeadwill (10/21/2013) [-]
User avatar #49557 to #49556 - jewishcommunazi (10/21/2013) [-]
It seems to me its economy depends on private businesses a lot. Sounds like capitalism to me.
User avatar #49558 to #49557 - undeadwill (10/21/2013) [-]
More like a welfare state.
They criticize capitalism where government has created the problem
User avatar #49560 to #49558 - jewishcommunazi (10/21/2013) [-]
I'd say crony capitalism helps a lot to create the problems, which I guess would include both the government and capitalism, because the government intervenes to benefit a capitalist.
User avatar #49497 to #49474 - Shiny (10/20/2013) [-]
People on the Internet have strong opinions about things they don't understand, details at nine.
User avatar #49498 to #49497 - undeadwill (10/20/2013) [-]
They are nothing more than a brainwashed lot.
User avatar #49499 to #49498 - Shiny (10/20/2013) [-]
That joke flew right over your head.
User avatar #49503 to #49499 - undeadwill (10/20/2013) [-]
I understand it, but I ain't laughing.jpg
Too rustled.
User avatar #49506 to #49503 - Shiny (10/20/2013) [-]
Well, you should stop that. Intentionally getting mad at things on the internet is basically snorting emotional coke.
User avatar #49507 to #49506 - undeadwill (10/20/2013) [-]
Not intentionally. Just have a massive head ache.
User avatar #49477 to #49474 - undeadwill (10/19/2013) [-]
Oh because me and byposted talk I MUST be a fascist. Its painful. Just like how I talk to oxan and vale means I MUST be a communist. And all I told them was keep and open mind to learn WHAT YOU ARE FIGHTING.

Sweet fuck tumblr.
User avatar #49466 - jewishcommunazi (10/19/2013) [-]
Are you leninists okay with the formation of other political party / parties aside from the 'old one' under the pretext of better serving the interests of the working class?
User avatar #49475 to #49466 - pebar (10/19/2013) [-]
I have to agree with Undead. Any sort of vanguard party that tries to establish a "dictatorship of the proletariat" will be counterproductive to the overall well being of the working class.
User avatar #49488 to #49475 - bypest (10/20/2013) [-]
B..but then the working class will be lured into slavery by Mr. Capitalistberg with state sponsored trade unions or such half-concessions. Leninist parties are the full deal, comrade.
User avatar #49472 to #49466 - undeadwill (10/19/2013) [-]
But $$Capitalism$$ does work for the working class
User avatar #49491 to #49472 - arisaka (10/20/2013) [-]
and in one quick second, thousands of maimed Bangladeshi child workers cried out in agony, as undeadwill's statement of reification bellowed through the halls of ear canals plastered with a thick wax.
User avatar #49492 to #49491 - undeadwill (10/20/2013) [-]
Don't start with the "Muh imperialism" I've been over it too much today.

The industry created has helped them more than any amount of humanitarian efforts ever have.
User avatar #49493 to #49492 - arisaka (10/20/2013) [-]
Sorry, but everything workers ALL over the world have were inspired from socialist ideas and were fought for militantly by socialist groups or radicalized workers.

If it were entirely up to the capitalist, everyone everywhere would be living in staggering poverty because of the way that capitalism generates wealth.
User avatar #49515 to #49493 - pebar (10/20/2013) [-]
But then some other capitalist comes along and offers slightly better wages because they want to attract the workers to their own business and maximize their own profits. Just because a capitalist wants to treat workers like shit, it doesn't mean he can.
User avatar #49520 to #49515 - arisaka (10/20/2013) [-]
And eventually a monopoly forms and it won't even matter
User avatar #49510 to #49483 - CapnInterwebz (10/20/2013) [-]
Top secret Chinese brain control of small children? 2spooky. Must be legit because it's written in Chinese.
User avatar #49476 to #49463 - undeadwill (10/19/2013) [-]
Some of them were enraging
#49468 to #49463 - CapnInterwebz (10/19/2013) [-]
Some of those were so stupid they must be fake.
User avatar #49469 to #49468 - CapnInterwebz (10/19/2013) [-]
If I read the words "white genocide" one more time I will shoot myself.
User avatar #49495 to #49469 - undeadwill (10/20/2013) [-]
White Jen-o-slide
#49509 to #49508 - undeadwill (10/20/2013) [-]
Do it faggot.
User avatar #49434 - lulzforhiroshima (10/19/2013) [-]
ITT: all euro trash countries
I'll start
Italy, Greece, Spain, Portugal.
User avatar #49462 to #49434 - maddboiy (10/19/2013) [-]
and don't forget most of the Balkan states
User avatar #49482 to #49462 - bypest (10/19/2013) [-]
except Serbia and Slovenia.
User avatar #49433 - lulzforhiroshima (10/19/2013) [-]
Herman Cains 999 plan would do so well. Too bad he never gotten into presidency.
User avatar #49484 to #49433 - bypest (10/19/2013) [-]
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Truthfully, Romney would've been the overall best for the economic future. He would've put the correct people in his ministry, given his experience in business. Cain was illogical with his "999."

Libturds liked to call Romney rich as if it were an insult. His family got rich by managing.
User avatar #49437 to #49433 - feelythefeel (10/19/2013) [-]
Isn't he that guy who unintentionally quoted Pokemon 2000?
User avatar #49470 to #49420 - azumeow (10/19/2013) [-]
Jesus fucking christ the Social Justice Warriors are going to destroy civilization as we know it.
User avatar #49473 to #49470 - undeadwill (10/19/2013) [-]
User avatar #49467 to #49420 - jewishcommunazi (10/19/2013) [-]
For the second one, I think the most rational solution is to fire the teacher.
User avatar #49471 to #49467 - undeadwill (10/19/2013) [-]
Do you have a skype?
User avatar #49480 to #49478 - undeadwill (10/19/2013) [-]
What is it?

User avatar #49489 to #49480 - jewishcommunazi (10/20/2013) [-]
"armindo.edgar", I think.
User avatar #49490 to #49489 - undeadwill (10/20/2013) [-]
User avatar #49479 to #49478 - jewishcommunazi (10/19/2013) [-]
I have no camera or mic though.
User avatar #49445 to #49420 - oxan (10/19/2013) [-]
For the first link, the original tweet is fine. A fucking arsehole thing to say, nonetheless, but not racist. But if the kid went overboard with racism later on, then he should be fined or whatever.

The second story is brings me to tears everytime, because it's just so fucking stupid. UK pls.

If you want to see some racist arse shit: news.ninemsn.com.au/national/2012/11/20/15/49/melbourne-comedian-films-racist-violent-bus-abuse

'I'll fucking box cut you right now, dog'.

'Straya, cunt.
User avatar #49461 to #49445 - undeadwill (10/19/2013) [-]
i thought it was just a french woman.
User avatar #49766 to #49461 - oxan (10/25/2013) [-]
Yeah, the woman was French. That's how racist we fucking are. We've moved on from Aboriginals/Blacks and Asians, to now hating other kinds of white people.
User avatar #49424 to #49420 - Shiny (10/19/2013) [-]
Trying too hard to keep their image in front of other nations. Hahahaha.
User avatar #49409 - daryldixon (10/19/2013) [-]
we close to dictatorship
User avatar #49464 to #49409 - pebar (10/19/2013) [-]
government just has too much influence in people's lives
User avatar #49418 to #49409 - undeadwill (10/19/2013) [-]
Morel like statism
User avatar #49425 to #49418 - Shiny (10/19/2013) [-]
Pretty sure we got to that point a few thousand years ago...
User avatar #49394 - mixednuts (10/18/2013) [-]
How can some Republicans champion small government, yet want to legislate morality?

This isn't meant to be argumentative or anything, I'm actually kind of curious.
User avatar #49399 to #49394 - Shiny (10/19/2013) [-]
Because in their minds, being gay and married is on par with being a criminal.
User avatar #49396 to #49394 - pebar (10/18/2013) [-]
it's relatively smaller, especially the federal government
User avatar #49395 to #49394 - pebar (10/18/2013) [-]
>implying republicans want small government
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