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steross

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and there it is.... nobody can make a statement without their points being "ignorant", and attacking people as "a lost cause"... and then proclaiming innocence from ridicule because "you're saving other people".... oh how noble.

Run flat tires have to deal wit physics, which has no correlation to social welfare programs (like UBI).

And you have no basis for any of your claims, because UBI has been tried and IT FAILED, just like I said, because nobody tried to get out of it.... take the free money and mediocre along -- nothing like climbing the corporate ladder as your propaganda depicted.

why can't you ever have a decent discussion with others without the name calling and personal attacks?

Why? (I'm not asking if, I clearly said why can't you do it without the attacks).

let's have the discussion without you attacking others ..... what cha say?

...But there are many important questions to be answered before a UBI should be thought of as a legitimate policy option. That’s why scholars are intently watching experiments that have been taking place around the world. Newark, however, is unlikely to tell us much.

Newark is almost certainly not going to provide the city’s residents with a true UBI. The city’s population tops 285,000. If every adult were to receive a UBI of $12,000 per year (as proposed by Democratic presidential hopeful Andrew Yang), and children received half that amount, it would cost nearly $2.5 billion.

The taxes necessary to fund such a program would crush any hope for Newark’s economic revitalization. And as businesses and wealthier residents fled the city in droves, the program's funding would collapse. You can’t redistribute wealth that doesn’t exist.

More likely, Newark will end up following the lead of other cities like Stockton and Oakland in California that simply offer cash payments of a few hundred dollars to a small number of randomly chosen low-income individuals. That would amount to little more than continuing our current approach to fighting poverty of throwing a little money at the problem.
You call my post propaganda so I respond that yours is ignorant propaganda making me some internet villian harming your innocence. Sure, gotcha.
Why, if I am so horrible, do you repeatedly respond to my posts in your manner that makes me "attack you?" If you are so hurt by my responses, do not engage. It is very simple.
 

CaliforniaCowboy

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You call my post propaganda so I respond that yours is ignorant propaganda making me some internet villian harming your innocence. Sure, gotcha.
Why, if I am so horrible, do you repeatedly respond to my posts in your manner that makes me "attack you?" If you are so hurt by my responses, do not engage. It is very simple.
I said that the joke was propaganda... not your post - and I was not even speaking to you or responding to your post... so knock it off with your BS "if you don't respond" crap, because I did not respond to you - but here you are in my face anyway.

You weren't attacking Rx for his unicorn and pixie dust comment (equivalent to "propaganda")

your gig is up Pal, you've been exposed for what you are.

AND - I said WHY it was propaganda, because the "boat" is fictional, and so is the concept of people climbing out of poverty. That picture was total distortion of the topic.

but now I will flat out say that the whole concept is flat out stupid, and could never ever work, because SOMEBODY HAS TO PAY FOR IT. There is no free money.

Real Americans are opposed to Robin Hood wealth redistribution.... Robin Hood at least had the decency to steal from the government and return it to the people, instead of stealing from the people to give it to whomever he pleases. Yeah - that's right. I said it. Real Americans.
 

RxCowboy

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It is you.

There is a viable candidate that is campaigning on this as a platform of change. There is no candidate even close to what you just said. None, it isn't an option. So, exactly who is talking fairy dust and unicorn powder?

It is like being overweight and sitting in McDonalds screaming that you want a tasty meal with perfect macros prepared by a chef. Meanwhile, you still eat cheesburgers everyday. I'm saying, "Meh, these cheeseburgers are killing me and there is no chef showing up so I'm gonna have this chicken wrap as it is far better plan than the burgers."
Yang wants to give everyone a chicken wrap, which they'll use to wash down the cheeseburgers.

You know better. We're in a death spiral. I don't see any way of pulling us out because no one, and I mean no one had the political courage. Yang will get us there faster and I don't see the sense and hurrying up to the collapse.
 

CaliforniaCowboy

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Yang wants to give everyone a chicken wrap, which they'll use to wash down the cheeseburgers.

You know better. We're in a death spiral. I don't see any way of pulling us out because no one, and I mean no one had the political courage. Yang will get us there faster and I don't see the sense and hurrying up to the collapse.
You are correct. Yang is simply yet another idiot offering free stuff to everyone if they'll just give him power (as is the rally cry for all socialists).

We already had this guaranteed income discussion about 9 months back, and there was not even one legitimate case made to support that nonsense.

Some tried to claim that Friedman supported it, but those claims were not true. All welfare would need to be eliminated for the concept to even be considered "palatable", and I don't believe that Yang has proposed eliminating all forms of existing welfare.

so he's just blowing smoke and promising free money.

I can't believe that people are still talking about this junk. We'd be better off with discussions about privatizing social security and medicare.