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  1. bringiton replied to the thread As Climate Worsens, a Cascade of Tipping Points Looms.

    Credible empirical evidence that it is not natural? Still waiting. Credible empirical evidence that we have caused it or can stop it? Still waiting.

    Apr 15, 2021 at 5:43 PM
  2. bringiton replied to the thread Homelessness was on the rise even before the pandemic.

    Secure and reconcile the equal individual rights of. Except that their liberty to do so has been forcibly stripped from them and converted into the private property of the...

    Apr 14, 2021 at 11:12 AM
  3. bringiton replied to the thread Homelessness was on the rise even before the pandemic.

    Tax privilege instead of production, and restore workers' rights to liberty. Because producers were forced to subsidize the privileged, especially landowners. There's your...

    Apr 14, 2021 at 11:11 AM
  4. bringiton replied to the thread Homelessness was on the rise even before the pandemic.

    How else could public ownership be implemented in law? Who can act for the public more legitimately than the government that represents it (granted HK is not very democratic...

    Apr 14, 2021 at 12:36 AM
  5. bringiton replied to the thread Homelessness was on the rise even before the pandemic.

    Public ownership of land, private ownership of products of labor.

    Apr 13, 2021 at 5:00 PM
  6. bringiton liked Jack Hays's post in the thread CO2 and Modest Warming Power Crop Increases.

    Media Claim Crop Reductions While Production Sets New Records CROP PRODUCTION APRIL 12, 2021

    Apr 13, 2021 at 10:34 AM
  7. bringiton replied to the thread INFLATION is actually a tool utilised by the rich and powerful to enslave poor / ignorant people and.

    Obviously, you are just flat, outright wrong as a matter of objective physical fact: https://www.financialsamurai.com/net-worth-composition-by-levels-of-wealth/ Note that...

    Apr 13, 2021 at 10:33 AM
  8. bringiton replied to the thread INFLATION is actually a tool utilised by the rich and powerful to enslave poor / ignorant people and.

    In the long run, crashes are always followed by recoveries. Wrong. In the long run, debt-free landowning cannot lose. The land's exchange value may decline temporarily, but...

    Apr 13, 2021 at 10:15 AM
  9. bringiton replied to the thread Homelessness was on the rise even before the pandemic.

    That's easy: stop forcing producers and consumers to subsidize the privileged, especially landowners.

    Apr 13, 2021 at 10:07 AM
  10. bringiton replied to the thread Homelessness was on the rise even before the pandemic.

    No, they have largely drunk the debt-money Kool-Aid. No; if they were geoists, they would make some effort to recover the full publicly created rent of land from leaseholders,...

    Apr 13, 2021 at 10:03 AM
  11. bringiton replied to the thread INFLATION is actually a tool utilised by the rich and powerful to enslave poor / ignorant people and.

    Real estate and share returns both substantially exceed inflation.

    Apr 13, 2021 at 1:24 AM
  12. bringiton replied to the thread Homelessness was on the rise even before the pandemic.

    No nominally "communist" Indian state ever nationalized land, so there was never communism or socialism. Landowner privilege and parasitism are effectively part of the Hindu...

    Apr 13, 2021 at 1:22 AM
  13. bringiton replied to the thread INFLATION is actually a tool utilised by the rich and powerful to enslave poor / ignorant people and.

    If they are investing, inflation is not a problem for them, as the price of whatever their investment helps produce will also increase.

    Apr 12, 2021 at 11:54 PM
  14. bringiton replied to the thread INFLATION is actually a tool utilised by the rich and powerful to enslave poor / ignorant people and.

    If I wrote both it was because I meant both, and both are objectively correct. Are you saying they don't need to earn money to afford what they want to buy??

    Apr 12, 2021 at 11:53 PM
  15. bringiton replied to the thread INFLATION is actually a tool utilised by the rich and powerful to enslave poor / ignorant people and.

    Bingo. There is only one play in their playbook: sacrifice everyone and everything on the altar of landowner greed, privilege and parasitism.

    Apr 12, 2021 at 11:49 PM
  16. bringiton liked kazenatsu's post in the thread INFLATION is actually a tool utilised by the rich and powerful to enslave poor / ignorant people and.

    The Federal Reserve owns a lot of housing equity, indirectly. They have more money issued, and then use that money to buy up mortgages, while the money then gets lended out to...

    Apr 12, 2021 at 11:46 PM
  17. bringiton replied to the thread Science denial.

    Real science is about questioning the consensus view. Anyone can parrot it.

    Apr 12, 2021 at 10:56 AM
  18. bringiton replied to the thread INFLATION is actually a tool utilised by the rich and powerful to enslave poor / ignorant people and.

    Yeah. So your point would be....? No, because if they saw prices going down, people would wait for prices to go down even more, the economy would seize up, and unemployment...

    Apr 12, 2021 at 12:31 AM
  19. bringiton replied to the thread INFLATION is actually a tool utilised by the rich and powerful to enslave poor / ignorant people and.

    Pretty close. No, because it is better to pay 40 land rent out of an income of 200 than to pay just 20 land rent out of an income of 100. It's called an incentive, not...

    Apr 12, 2021 at 12:27 AM
  20. bringiton replied to the thread INFLATION is actually a tool utilised by the rich and powerful to enslave poor / ignorant people and.

    "Coerce"? What nonsense.

    Apr 11, 2021 at 9:47 PM
  21. bringiton replied to the thread INFLATION is actually a tool utilised by the rich and powerful to enslave poor / ignorant people and.

    It tends to track total production, or increase very slightly faster.

    Apr 11, 2021 at 9:45 PM
  22. bringiton replied to the thread INFLATION is actually a tool utilised by the rich and powerful to enslave poor / ignorant people and.

    High inflation is economically harmful because it makes financial calculation too uncertain and production too risky. I'm talking about low single-digit inflation: 1%-5%.

    Apr 11, 2021 at 9:45 PM
  23. bringiton replied to the thread INFLATION is actually a tool utilised by the rich and powerful to enslave poor / ignorant people and.

    They would, roughly in proportion to the increase in production. Land rent is equal to the economic advantage obtainable by using the site. It generally tracks GDP, as the...

    Apr 11, 2021 at 9:42 PM
  24. bringiton replied to the thread INFLATION is actually a tool utilised by the rich and powerful to enslave poor / ignorant people and.

    No it isn't. That's why they do so little of it. No it doesn't. It just makes the economy even more unpredictable and unstable. None of us do. But the poor don't have...

    Apr 11, 2021 at 9:36 PM
  25. bringiton replied to the thread INFLATION is actually a tool utilised by the rich and powerful to enslave poor / ignorant people and.

    Land is not a consumable.

    Apr 11, 2021 at 9:33 PM
  26. bringiton replied to the thread INFLATION is actually a tool utilised by the rich and powerful to enslave poor / ignorant people and.

    You mean an explanation other than the true one? Sure: it would happen because of the positions of the planets in the zodiac. Want another one? It would happen because of...

    Apr 11, 2021 at 9:33 PM
  27. bringiton replied to the thread INFLATION is actually a tool utilised by the rich and powerful to enslave poor / ignorant people and.

    Land rent is determined by the economic advantage obtainable by using the site, not the money supply. Well, you are just objectively wrong about that. The only ultimate...

    Apr 11, 2021 at 9:28 PM
  28. bringiton replied to the thread INFLATION is actually a tool utilised by the rich and powerful to enslave poor / ignorant people and.

    No. Except that they would, and always have historically.

    Apr 11, 2021 at 9:26 PM
  29. bringiton replied to the thread The Attempt to Establish a Climate Ministry of Truth.

    That's just baldly false. Still trying to pretend the climategate emails don't say what they self-evidently do say? As propagandists usually do, anti-fossil-fuel scaremongers...

    Apr 11, 2021 at 9:24 PM
  30. bringiton replied to the thread Failed 2020 Climate Predictions.

    Wrong: https://judithcurry.com/2018/07/03/the-hansen-forecasts-30-years-later/ Wrong again. It's merely been modeled as being there: See? Wrong again. It wasn't there,...

    Apr 11, 2021 at 9:19 PM
  31. bringiton replied to the thread Fundamental to a nation.

    No, it would be completely uninformative both because there is too little variation and because there are too many other variables.

    Apr 11, 2021 at 9:13 PM
  32. bringiton replied to the thread Homelessness was on the rise even before the pandemic.

    It's better than starving. And the Chinese have a cultural tradition of shutting up. Freedom of speech is not a priority for them the way it is for the West.

    Apr 11, 2021 at 9:12 PM
  33. bringiton replied to the thread INFLATION is actually a tool utilised by the rich and powerful to enslave poor / ignorant people and.

    Because a person spending their money on goods and services inherently involves giving that money to the producers of said goods and services. I'm not sure there is any...

    Apr 11, 2021 at 9:09 PM
  34. bringiton replied to the thread INFLATION is actually a tool utilised by the rich and powerful to enslave poor / ignorant people and.

    It is reduced as people don't want to hold it. Demand is not demand for money. Demand is demand for goods and services. You are just wrong and wrong and wrong.

    Apr 11, 2021 at 9:08 PM
  35. bringiton replied to the thread INFLATION is actually a tool utilised by the rich and powerful to enslave poor / ignorant people and.

    No it's not, because it is so little compared to their income and expenses. Savers irresponsibly distort the economy because they expect something for nothing. It is very...

    Apr 11, 2021 at 9:06 PM
  36. bringiton replied to the thread INFLATION is actually a tool utilised by the rich and powerful to enslave poor / ignorant people and.

    That will depend on whether you can find a willingness to know the fact that money in the hands of producers is more likely to be devoted to productive investment than money in...

    Apr 11, 2021 at 9:01 PM
  37. bringiton replied to the thread Climate Models Shown Inaccurate -- Again.

    Which have been altered retroactively to match the models. Because the models have been cherry-picked and the temperature data altered to match them. It is the...

    Apr 11, 2021 at 8:57 PM
  38. bringiton liked Jack Hays's post in the thread Climate Models Shown Inaccurate -- Again.

    New confirmation that climate models overstate atmospheric warming Posted on August 25, 2020 by curryja | 148 comments by Ross McKitrick Two new peer-reviewed papers from...

    Apr 11, 2021 at 8:52 PM
  39. bringiton replied to the thread INFLATION is actually a tool utilised by the rich and powerful to enslave poor / ignorant people and.

    Bingo. Maybe there is hope for you yet. Right. People will no longer demand money for saving. They will spend it. Someone will have to produce the additional goods and...

    Apr 11, 2021 at 5:34 PM
  40. bringiton replied to the thread Fundamental to a nation.

    Right. Wrong again. Inequality =/= opportunity. You can't get me to fall for your non sequitur and strawman fallacies.

    Apr 11, 2021 at 5:31 PM