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Banking with Interest

(Maintaining Reformulation of the “Big Risk”) Banking interests say reforming regulations should go slowly. Big banks don’t like Dodd-Frank’s capital-reserve requirements. The requirements are linked to “safety and soundness” (the “big risk”) since we do not have Glass-Steagall anymore. Not … Continue reading

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Making It More Affordable? This is how the gouging game works. 1) Legislate a mandated insurance program. 2) Allow industry and markets to consolidate to defeat free-market mechanics and… 3) make it illegal to import products at competitive prices. In … Continue reading

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Repealing the ACA’s Progressive Tax Structure

The GOP’s reformulation of the ACA (“repeal and replace”) is all about eliminating its progressive tax structure. If I own a lot of equity shares in the healthcare sector, and its income is being taxed at a 3.8% rate to … Continue reading

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New Healthcare Bill

The US House passed the GOP healthcare bill. Both Republicans and Democrats love the ACA because it is a way to consolidate the wealth of the nation in the name of providing a public good. The only change the GOP … Continue reading

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The Appeal to Perfection

Just like the appeal to authority, the appeal to perfection is not exactly logical either. The image above is an available-light photo (direct sunlight). I did not modify the color, but I did modify the shape. Near-perfect symmetry is rare … Continue reading

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Appealing to the Aesthetic Value (the aesthetic measure of existence)

The EPA has removed climate-change information from its website. That means it doesn’t really exist, on demand, right? Using the “Chevron rule,” there is an appeal to authority; but logicians tell us that appeal to authority is fallacious. Reality does … Continue reading

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red and blue going green

red and blue is washed out, with the green coming into shape

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