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An economic success?

Started by Cole Jacobs. Last reply by Jolly D Bugger Jul 2, 2014. 3 Replies

Do you believe Obama has been an economic success? If not yet, do you believe he will be in the next four years? Personally, I say not for either question but I want to hear what the rest of you…Continue

Book suggestions

Started by Mark Baker. Last reply by Mark Baker Apr 6, 2013. 8 Replies

I recently finished reading Freefall by Joseph Stiglitz, which I think is an interesting book that makes…Continue

Any free-market supporters here?

Started by Michael. Last reply by Cole Jacobs Mar 20, 2013. 5 Replies

As a conservative libertarian, I'm very much interested in the effectiveness of the free-market economy as a tool of social development. Does anybody feel differently? Have evidence suggesting…Continue

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Vendetta replied to Ian M's discussion Girlfriend was flirting with one my friends - am I over-reacting?
"Cool, still think you are wrong and overreacting."
28 minutes ago
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Stand Up Comedy and the Art of Humor

What's up everyone?*TLDR AT BOTTOM*I have a question for you guys: Who here has done stand up comedy once or more? If you have done so, share your experience! If you have any questions about comedy in general or performing, let me know and I'll try to answer to the best of my ability!I've started going up on stage and find it to be an exhilarating experience. I would recommend it to anyone because I believe it has a multitude of benefits. _________First of all, it can help you answer a question…See More
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Liam Strain replied to Zach.Riggs's discussion Reading
"I prefer to read off paper. Part of the enjoyment for me are the sensory aspects of the book. Find me a tablet that feels like a book, smells like a book, lets me turn pages like a book, etc... and you might convert me full time. But we're not…"
7 hours ago
Liam Strain replied to Zach.Riggs's discussion Reading
"You might have to find the epub or other file and download it manually (and maybe use an alternative reader application).  "
8 hours ago
Sir replied to Zach.Riggs's discussion Reading
"I read a tablet when it's cheaper to get the Kindle than a used book, but I prefer the physical book. I was hopeful that I could get stuff from Japan by Kindle so I wouldn't have to pay intercontinental shipping! but every time I try to…"
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Liam Strain replied to Ian M's discussion Girlfriend was flirting with one my friends - am I over-reacting?
"As my wife says "I'm married, but I'm not dead." I trust her implicitly and know that she would never take anything beyond flirtation. Would it bother me? Maybe, depends on the situation (and if I was being ignored). But…"
8 hours ago
Pale Horse replied to Zach.Riggs's discussion Reading
"Same. I have tried reading things on a tablet. I can't get into it, why I do not know."
8 hours ago
Dominic replied to Zach.Riggs's discussion Reading
"I've done both and enjoy both. Tablets let you carry tons of books in lightweight form, and it's easy to read, adjust lighting, and change text size.  I enjoy physical books as well. They can be beautiful artifacts in and of…"
9 hours ago

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