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Debate Central / Universal Basic Income?
« on: December 08, 2018, 01:03:11 PM »
I use to be against Universal Basic Income (UBI) when I was younger because I felt people would not be motivated to work.  After years of studying the impact of robotics, automation, and artificial intelligence, and seeing the huge divergence between Wage vs. GDP, I've come to realize that UBI is a pragmatic solution to address the looming crisis of 30% labor job lost due to automation and AI.  The way I see it, you either pay people to not be disruptive or pay them to be productive.  I would rather do the latter and have a productive society.  Btw, I am not a social democrat and I am a classical liberal.  The way I have come resolve the notion of stealing private property from the rich to give to the poor comes from Andrew Yang.  He sees UBI as a form of dividend payout.  If the country is doing well, everyone gets a payout.  This type of thinking is perfectly OK because it incentivizes ALL people to hold each other accountable. This system exists in a corporate structure because shareholders who DO NOTHING are given the biggest $$ at the end of the year.  As a citizen, I have OWNERSHIP of the country.  This also resolves the current looming crisis of immigrants who don't care about America by incentivizing immigrants to become a citizen and to love the country they benefit from.

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If you understand social science, economics, and behavioral science, what we are seeing is a destruction of America from within.  People have MIX-FEELING because they are being induced with cognitive dissonance.  On one side, our mind says let must follow the laws.  On the other side, our heart says we must have compassion.  This is done on purpose to drive our dissonance.  If we increase our compassion, then we also increase lawlessness.  If we increase our lawfulness then we decrease our compassion.  The whole propaganda is done to cause confusion so we don't look at the real issue, which is powerful people are stealing the wealth of the middle class slowly.  We are like frogs slowly being boiled.

The economic data shows the middle class in the last decade lost about 15% of their net worth.  The middle class who lost their net worth gave way for the lower income people gain about 15%, and the high class gained about 85% from the middle class.  If you know something about economics, what you'll know is 70% of the economic activity is done by the middle class.  The elite people know how to manipulate and so they are gaining by introducing lower income.  The elite need fresh lower income to use as fodder so they can take from the middle class.  It's really that simple.

I know this sounds like a conspiracy and it is not but the whole system is behaving this way.  It's just an observation.  Even the liberal are being used and so are the conservatives.  Wealthy people idealogy is compete for more profit by any means.

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Debate Central / Re: Heart and Mind
« on: November 30, 2018, 05:07:22 PM »
Personally, years ago would have chosen a pile of cash, to be king, and to be the god.  Today my supportive spouse, my little happy family on a farm, and serving them and those around me is sufficient.

Everything seems lonely like a pile of cash, king, and god.


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Debate Central / Heart and Mind
« on: November 25, 2018, 03:38:33 PM »
If we had to choose/select, how would you select?

A pile of Cash or Supportive Spouse?

A King in a War-Torn Civil War or A Farmer with a Loving Family living in peaceful time?

God of the Desolated Universe or Servant?

These are some thought experiments.  Why if you care to share.

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Faith & Beliefs / Love
« on: November 25, 2018, 03:28:08 PM »
1 Cor 13:2 If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have a faith that can move mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing.

Perhaps one of the greatest verse because it prioritized love above all else: prophecy, knowledge, wisdom, faith, truth, and work.

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Debate Central / Re: Freedom and Innovation
« on: November 25, 2018, 03:15:24 PM »
Man cannot live on reason alone.  Freedom of speech often comes from the heart and less of the mind.  Voltaire was a lover first and a thinker later.  ;)  If innovation was so easy with the mind, there would be more innovation...  Reason is merely one modality in which we understand and comprehend the human experience.


look.... man

enlightenment is the age of reasoning
this is when people were still hardcore in the jesus
and the invisible man in the sky stuff


it wasn't till we moved away from all those nonsense beliefs
that we truly discover all these nice stuff

seperation of power from the church and states

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Aaron's brother is jealous of Aaron's success.  Not only his brother but the whole family is upset because Aaron doesn't do enough for them.  Aaron is such a gentleman that he doesn't divulge the family issue and it doesn't take a genius to know what the issues are because they are common patterns of life.  Read enough love stories and you see life repeats herself over and over.  It is sweet of Aaron to think about his regional community, let us not let his envious and jealous brother ruin the festivity because he's but a shadow of Aaron's greatness.  Blood sucking vampires.

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Hrock,

About 7 years ago, you said you didn't have a job, and then got a job working in loss prevention.  Either you've been doing excellent day trading, or you are storytelling.  Saving 70-80% of your income, would put you in making 100k+ just to get by.  100k = 60k after all taxes and deductions.  Saving 70-80% would put you at spending 15k a year and saving 45k.  Can people really live with 15k cash?  I think a single person can escape it in the fox valley.

Pretty good job...if you aren't story telling...  The only way I can see this happening is if you took significant risk in the market and did not value invest...

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You should thank all the Republicans who moved all the factory jobs to Fox Valley from Milwaukee because they hated Milwaukee politicians so much.  Also, you should thank Donal Trump for the tax cuts, deregulation and allowing corporations to bring foreign cash back to the US at a discount.  They are buying the stocks to keep your 400k stock account up.  If you lived in Milwaukee, a democrap stronghold you wouldn't have those opportunities.  Also, if a caravan of Mexican landed in your backyard and 3 years later drop the wage down to $10-15 I bet you aren't going to be so DFL.

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General Discussion / Re: your thoughts on the migrant caravan??
« on: November 18, 2018, 07:22:37 PM »
Do not compare a caravan of Latin Americans to the Hmong Refugee experience.  It's not even a CLOSE comparison. We shed BLOOD for American causes.  We sent in 20 Hmong men to rescue 1 American and several died every mission.  Our pathway to America was paid in Blood and Loyalty.  There is no other ethnic group in the world who is as loyal to America as the Hmong.  We are ethnic Hmong, but we are Americans.  You cannot say the same about these caravan people.

Most migrant workers come here to work and go home.  SO they should follow the LAW.  Otherwise, it's like rush-hours...folks are speeding, cutting in and out, and eventually, a car crash happens and people are injured or worst die.

instead of sending these guys
to the border




send these officer worker there



so they can start doing paper work for folks like this
if you are so concern with paperwork legal status
hahaha







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General Discussion / Re: your thoughts on the migrant caravan??
« on: November 18, 2018, 07:18:28 PM »
FOLLOW THE LAW.  Send aid.  We cannot be a nation of law if we never uphold them.   :idiot2:

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General Discussion / Re: check out this millionaire who is on foodstamp
« on: November 18, 2018, 07:16:52 PM »
;D ;D ;D

Sadly frauds have no shame ....

It's income base per the article.

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General Discussion / Re: check out this millionaire who is on foodstamp
« on: November 16, 2018, 05:22:01 PM »
one of our PH member keep thinking rich folks don't/can't received welfare
sooo laughable


https://www.twincities.com/2018/04/11/minnesota-millionaire-tells-lawmakers-he-got-food-stamps-to-make-a-point/

Millionaire Rob Undersander sat at a Minnesota House witness stand saying he received food stamps for 19 months to prove a point: Not everyone who gets the aid needs it.
Democratic legislators did not like his Wednesday testimony, particularly Rep. John Considine, DFL-Mankato.
“You knew this was wrong and you did it anyway,” Considine said while staring at Undersander. “I find it pretty despicable. … I am just sorry there is no way we can prosecute you.”


Oh Damn!  You telling me I could have been on foodstamp for the 2 years I didn't work?  LOL!!!  Moving back to MN for SURE!    :2funny: :2funny: :2funny: :idiot2: :idiot2: :idiot2:

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College Life / Re: Anyone in here have a Master's?? PhD??
« on: November 07, 2018, 10:35:21 PM »
Hello all, this question pertains to those of you who have already completed a post graduate degree or going through a post graduate program. I am brainstorming what I want to invest the next 1-3 years in. I have a degree in Business of Science in MGMT. Pretty broad degree, so if someone could share with me their experiences that'd be great. Go Go!!!

Most dumb students do this:
Take LSAT, GMAT, etc...  Apply to desire school.  Get accepted by desire school.  Attend class for 2-3 years.  Rack up another 60-100k debt.  Come out making about the same money. 

Smart students do this:
Get a job at a good multinational company...don't matter what level.  Work Hard.  Get approval from manager to attend advance degree program.  Take LSAT, GMAT, etc...  Apply to local school.  Get accepted by local school.  Attend class for 3-4 years.  Rack up 10-20k debts because more than half is paid by the said company.  Come out getting a promotion and a lot more money.

Remember, when people or company invest in you, they want their ROI.  This means they will promote you or lose you...guess what people do?  Don't lose you.

The smarter students will then work at the said company for 2-3 years after graduate degree, and JUMP SHIP and start to really make money...

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