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Regulatory Innovation

source link Do you know why Mega Business loves regulation? Because compliance is a barrier to entry that promotes monopolistic power. If that sounds bad it’s because it is bad. It is also part of the standard argument for Federalizing Regulation, because the rules are the same for everyone it’s fair. Federalizing pulls the shithole States up! …

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Because I Never Get Tired Of Writing About Brexit!

http://maientertainmentlaw.com/?search=can-women-use-levitra If you’re looking for a General Election don’t hold your breath. Current Opposition strategy is to vote against on Monday, the last working day before suspension. The deadline that bites in what is being called the Benn Bill is October 19th by which time Johnson must have communicated a request to the EU for an …

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Giant Penis Vanity Wall O’ Racism

http://cinziamazzamakeup.com/?x=siti-sicuri-per-comprare-viagra-generico-200-mg-pagamento-online-a-Roma What was always a dumb idea is still a dumb idea that steals money from Red States and has pissed off the Pentagon. Trump’s border wall is now a monument to his failure By Paul Waldman, 2019 September 5, 2019 From the outset it was an idea both stupid and malign, but he was committed …

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Boris’ Bad Day

You know when I was your age, I went out to fishing with all my brothers and my father, and everybody. And I was, I was the only one who caught a fish. Nobody else could catch one except me. You know how I did it? Every time I put the line in the water …

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Today in Brexit

After winning yesterday’s motion to proceed, today the No Deal, No Brexit Bill passed it’s second reading with further defections. Rebel Tories had their whips removed last night and are effectively banished from the Party. Their departure makes the “Independent” block of Members of Parliament without a Party one of the largest (36). I have …

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Withdrawal

At first I hardly noticed. I’ve been busy, I’ve been traveling, didn’t miss it at all- less to do at night, more news repeats. But the news got worse and worse and I was developing the shakes along with an overwhelming feeling of despair. I lay awake most nights, staring at the ceiling lit by …

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Lone Star

Alas, not isolated in this case but joined with geographic lost causers and believers in illusions of a legendary West (Guns were strictly regulated most places, what do you think the O.K. Corral was about? To reduce crime in Tombstone, on April 19, 1881, the city council passed ordinance 9, requiring anyone carrying a bowie …

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No Confidence

With the defection of Phillip Lee to the Liberal Democrats, Tories, even in co-operation with the DUP (no one else will have them), have lost their Parliamentary majority. Don’t expect this to be the end of today’s fireworks, scheduled is a motion forbidding a No Deal Brexit without a Parliamentary vote. It also directs Johnson …

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There’s A Leak Of Classified Information!

Ever hear of the NRO? Good, you’re not supposed to. The National Reconnaissance Office is more secretive than the NSA and among the things they do is image analysis of Top Secret photos like the one one of the Iranian Missile Base leaked by Unindicted Co-conspirator Bottomless Pinocchio on Twitter the other day. But you …

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Flynn’s Day of Reckoning

I’ll skip over the history a bit and pick it up where Michael Flynn had basically finished co-operation with Mueller (as far as it goes) and went into court expecting the leniency Mueller recommended. Well, Emment Sullivan was having none of that and called Flynn a traitor to boot (he is actually). Then Flynn was …

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And Now, This.

Revolution haunts the air of Westminster. More than 50 rebel MPs pledge to convene alternative parliament by Jessica Elgot, The Guardian Fri 30 Aug 2019 More than 50 MPs from the main parties have pledged to occupy an alternative House of Commons if the prime minister suspends parliament in September, saying they are determined to …

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Another Failure of the NeoLiberal Paradigm

My favorite is The Myth of Shareholder Democracy, but this is right up there. Can we trust CEOs’ shock conversion to corporate benevolence? by Joseph Stiglitz, The Guardian Thu 29 Aug 2019 For four decades, the prevailing doctrine in the US has been that corporations should maximise shareholder value – meaning profits and share prices …

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