I still remember fondly the first computer ever to find its way into the family home. The Apple IIe was magic, allowing these clumsy finger to type badly, then delete the virtual mistakes.
It is said that a picture is worth a thousand words. I think a good cartoon is worth at least five hundred. In that spirit, I give you five hundred words by Barry A. Deutsch from the Ampersand blog on the history of corporate responses to regulation.
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A picture is worth a thousand word. A cartoon, maybe five hundred. In any case, I think this is a great illustration of the talk versus the results of conservative political philosophy.
As I sit listening to one of the few elected Liberals discuss human rights, immigration and refugee policy, I realize that the left/right discussion has passed. While I am an economic liberal (note the small "l"), I find myself leaning the other way on elements of immigration and refugees.
Not that I am against building our population. We need it. I simply find the moral imperative politicians put on this topic tends to activate my gag reflex.
Let's bring in the immigrants so we can tax them and support our increasingly older population.
I am told that our (North American) economies are transitioning to a service economy, providing high-value services while outsourcing manufacturing to low cost countries. This is supposed to keep our economies growing and grow the economies of our trading partners, increasing the size of the pie and raising the boat for all (mixed metaphor intentional). Here are my questions:
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