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Andrew Yang is Ross Perot for millennials

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posted on Mar, 19 2019 @ 12:50 PM
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a reply to: neo96



Because if Demcrats win. We're screwed, and that's a fact Jack.


If you're a working "American" with kids, yea..........that's pretty much true. Although I would point out two real world facts.

1) Who is POTUS may be important but the truth of the matter is that the "Government" is pretty much run by Democrats regardless of who is in the White Hut. Government Employees and the myriad Bureaucrats and Regulators that run things like Homeland Security, FEMA, etc. are for the most part, Democrats. Can I prove that? Well, there is this:freebeacon.com...

The difference is that when a Republican like Trump is in the White Hut, he can cut through the red tape and taper back bigly on the business killing regulations.........which he has done and which is why the economy has improved. When a Democrat is in the White Hut, the regulators go off the rails, wreck the business environment and cause increased discomfort for everyone.

2) The real truth of these whack jobs running for the Democrat Nomination for POTUS is that they can "promise" anything and everything to get elected. But at the end of the day..........they can't really deliver because to get any of this crap done, they'd have to get it legislated through Congress! Face it, if a rock the size of Manhattan was hurtling through space on a collision course with the planet earth, you would have extreme difficulty getting any legislation out of the US Congress to address the eminent doom.

I wouldn't worry about any of this too much at this point. All we need remember is that considering the fact that bad ideas outnumber good ideas 10 to 1, the best remedy is a divided, gridlocked Congress regardless of what variety of nutter is in the White Hut.




posted on Mar, 19 2019 @ 12:53 PM
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originally posted by: Xcalibur254
a reply to: Edumakated

Yes technological advancement has been happening since the start of history. But it is happening at an exponential pace. Eventually it's going to get to a point where technological progress is occurring at a faster pace than our ability to keep up.

That point is going to happen very soon. So what do we do when we hit that point?


Technological advances always seem like they are happening at an exponential pace when you are looking at it from the vantage point of today trying to see into the future...

All one has to do is go look back in the 50s and see what "predictions" they made about where things would be in 2020... We have a lot of advances they never even dreamed of and some things have never come to fruition.

I think the bigger issue that the American worker specifically has is that the populace is more educated and the demands of jobs in the future may be more technical. As such, our education system isn't keeping up. In addition, it isn't so much tech, but that we are competing globally for jobs.



posted on Mar, 19 2019 @ 12:57 PM
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a reply to: TonyS

I am going to enjoy watching the democratic primaries.

Watching them tear each other apart.



posted on Mar, 19 2019 @ 01:04 PM
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a reply to: neo96

And like Ross Perot, Yang will never be president.



posted on Mar, 19 2019 @ 01:10 PM
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a reply to: neo96

You'll have lots of fun then! You know CNN will be carrying the coverage 24/7 along with MSNBC.

You know though..........the thing that amazes me is the sheer number of candidates! I axed myself, "what's up with that" and the conclusion I came to is that it's a sign of the fact that there's so MUCH free money slopping around in the system and the social media networks make it awesome easy to raise funds. Hell, "Beto the Zero" raised something like $6 Million in one day!

Only a nation with a gigantic embarrassment of awesome wealth could support and sponsor so many people running for office.



posted on Mar, 19 2019 @ 01:13 PM
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originally posted by: UnBreakable
a reply to: neo96

And like Ross Perot, Yang will never be president.



Never underestimate the power of promising free money.

Any idiot can make a case for free money. Andrew Yang is educated and should know better, but still sells free money as a good idea.



posted on Mar, 19 2019 @ 02:42 PM
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originally posted by: projectvxn

originally posted by: UnBreakable
a reply to: neo96

And like Ross Perot, Yang will never be president.



Never underestimate the power of promising free money.

Any idiot can make a case for free money. Andrew Yang is educated and should know better, but still sells free money as a good idea.


I don't think many people actually believe he could make it happen. How can a president decide to pay everyone 1,000 a month?



posted on Mar, 19 2019 @ 02:54 PM
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a reply to: CriticalStinker




I don't think many people actually believe he could make it happen. How can a president decide to pay everyone 1,000 a month?


How can democrats in congress get behind something as asinine as the Green New Deal?

Anything is possible in the post-truth world.



posted on Mar, 19 2019 @ 03:07 PM
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originally posted by: Xcalibur254
It's funny how you guys create your own bogeymen.

You're the only person I know talking about Yang like he's a legitimate candidate.


LOL the Right has to talk about all of the Dems candidates LOL, cause there is no guarantee on who will be put on the ticket.
pretty sure Bernie will get paid off, got feeling Biden only running cause he thinks he can get paid to bow out gracefully too.

Seriously cant remember either party throwing out as many potential candidates as the Democrats are this go around, they have no clue and are just throwing everything at the wall and see what sticks. While on the other side you got Jeb calling for please anyone run against Trump, not himself mind you but anybody else LOL. Which considering all rhetoric and vitriol against Trump would have brought out a candidate or two.

Here's the sad fact, many voters that were Never Hiliarys in the last election, still don't a have a Democrat to hang their hat on.
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posted on Mar, 19 2019 @ 03:25 PM
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Seriously cant remember either party throwing out as many potential candidates as the Democrats are this go around, they have no clue and are just throwing everything at the wall and see what sticks


Republicans had 17 in 2016.



posted on Mar, 19 2019 @ 03:26 PM
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a reply to: CriticalStinker

And Trump destroyed all of them despite "never having a chance".

Make of that what you will.



posted on Mar, 19 2019 @ 03:51 PM
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originally posted by: projectvxn
a reply to: CriticalStinker

And Trump destroyed all of them despite "never having a chance".

Make of that what you will.


You certainly have a point... But to be fair he had name recognition and had been humoring the idea for decades so it was primed.

But yes, crazier things have happened than Lang.



posted on Mar, 19 2019 @ 03:56 PM
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I mean serious candidates,LOL remember nobody took Trump seriously for a long time. You had Cruz,Kaisch,Bush maybe Rubio and Carson and even those were folding like cheap deck chairs shortly after the Iowa caucuses.



posted on Mar, 19 2019 @ 04:49 PM
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Obama was a dark horse in 2008. He came out of nowhere and certainly wasn't anticipated by Hillary's camp. He literally went from being a nobody to President. No one outside of IL heard of him until he gave a speech at the Democrat Convention in 2004 when he was still a nobody IL state senator.

As Bill Clinton quipped: "A few years ago, this guy would have been getting us coffee..."

He only became a Senator in 2006 after a very salacious campaign in which his competitor's divorce records were made public.

He didn't even complete two years of a 6 year term in senate before he ran for President...


And now we have Trump... who also is an unlikely story.

Interesting times indeed.
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posted on Mar, 19 2019 @ 05:11 PM
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a reply to: projectvxn

Not even a payoff.

If everyone is paid X, every price is set with the idea that everyone can afford at least X in mind and so prices rise with that in mind unless government takes complete control of sets price caps to make sure that no one makes the logical market adjustment.



posted on Mar, 19 2019 @ 05:33 PM
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originally posted by: Xcalibur254
a reply to: neo96

So what is your answer for the coming automation revolution?

I agree that a UBI is less than ideal. But short of transitioning to a currency-less society I haven't really seen a better solution.



Ummm...what you...and everyone else for that matter are forgetting...is that a UBI only works in a dramatically reduced population scenario...

AKA...Georgia guide-stones...





YouSir



posted on Mar, 19 2019 @ 07:53 PM
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Yin and Yang have to exist in perfect balance within one



posted on Mar, 19 2019 @ 08:03 PM
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At this rate, they're going to have to debate via Go To Meeting or something there are so many of them.

Heh, maybe an internet forum with an Ask Me Anything format. Maybe ATS ought to offer to host one.



posted on Mar, 19 2019 @ 08:07 PM
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a reply to: ketsuko

I was actually thinking of inviting Yang to ATS to argue with me. lol



posted on Mar, 19 2019 @ 08:21 PM
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originally posted by: ketsuko
a reply to: projectvxn

Not even a payoff.

If everyone is paid X, every price is set with the idea that everyone can afford at least X in mind and so prices rise with that in mind unless government takes complete control of sets price caps to make sure that no one makes the logical market adjustment.


If you go to BasicIncome.org you'll see who influences this asinine idea, and then you'll understand why the trajectory to price controls and devastating inflation is built into this scheme.

Because it's socialism.

As I have been saying, dragging the relics of the Industrial Revolution forward another century, all so that those few can hang on to power a little while longer.







 
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