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He @Booker4KY, want any ammo to go after @RandPaul for stuff that's useless? Because this can help.
I mean from a Self-declared "#Libertarian", who seriously isn't he's #SocialConservative at best, it's not hard to dig up dirt on @RandPaul of his Voting Records. Like the 2016 Tax Bill that gave more money to the #Rich, Supports Banning #Abortion (which isn't Libertarian),...
Opposes #LGBTQIA Rights like Same Sex Marriage & wanted it to be banned, Rand is inconsistent on #MilitarySpending of sometimes leaning to not for it or for it in offensive wars (which many Libertarians call that out & believe in Defense of a Direct Threat of an Attack)...
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Daily Bookmarks to GAVNet 05/24/2021 greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2021/05/24/dai…
Arctic warming three times faster than the planet, report warns

phys.org/news/2021-05-a…

#ArcticWarming #ClimateChange #consequences
Wild Bornean orangutans experience muscle catabolism during episodes of fruit scarcity

nature.com/articles/s4159…

#orangutans #borneo #FoodScarcity #catabolism #muscles
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#TradeDeficit in February 2021 up 4.8% to $71.1B. #Exports down 2.6% to $187.3B. #Imports down 0.7% to $258.3B (seasonally adjusted). go.usa.gov/xUNS3 #CensusEconData
Goods and services #deficit ($71.1B) in February 2021 was the highest on record (seasonally adjusted). go.usa.gov/xvvXP #CensusEconData #ForeignTrade #TradeDeficit
#GoodsDeficit ($88.0B) in February 2021 was the highest on record (seasonally adjusted). go.usa.gov/xvvXP #CensusEconData #ForeignTrade
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En el context de pandèmia i de les necessitats extraordinàries (sanitàries, econòmiques i socials) que ha generat la #COVID, el @Govern va tancar el 2020 amb la despesa pública + elevada de la història (32.151 milions d'€).

Pq el dèficit públic s'ha contingut? ho explico 👇
La despesa va augmentar en tots els departaments de la Generalitat, amb l'increment + intens a #Salut (+2.861M€, +27,2%). També a #Territori (+33%) - per l'afectació en el transport públic, #Treball i Afers Socials (+18%), #Empresa (+23,9%) o #Cultura (+45,9%).
En conjunt, l’impacte de la #Covid-19 sobre les finances de la Generalitat el 2020 es calcula en 4.761,4 M€: 3.638,2 M€ degut a una major #despesa i 1.123,2 M€ degut a una caiguda en els #ingressos.
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Daily Bookmarks to GAVNet 03/08/2021 greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2021/03/08/dai…
Lockdowns Do Not Control the Coronavirus: The Evidence

aier.org/article/lockdo…

#COVID19 #lockdowns #effectiveness #DataAnalysis
To Create Real Change That Lasts, Start With A Majority

digitaltonto.com/2021/to-create…

#SystemsChange #ideas #strategies
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#BREAKING
⭐CHINA SETS 2021 GDP GROWTH TARGET AT ABOVE 6%, AIMS TO ADD MORE THAN 11M URBAN JOBS IN 2021.
#China #NPC #两会 #Twosessions
CHINA TARGETS SURVEYED JOBLESS RATE AT 5.5% IN 2021, TARGET 2021 CPI GROWTH AT ABOUT 3%.
REITERATES MONETARY POLICY TO BE PRUDENT
#China #unemployment #CPI #twosessions2021
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CHINA PLANS 2021 BUDGET DEFICIT AT 3.2% OF GDP VS 3.6% A YEAR AGO.
#GDP #DEFICIT #China #NPC🇨🇳
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#Renzi (16 voti al Senato) - #MisterB (una decina?) - #Giorgetti (nessuno sa quanti voti abbia) scommettono sul #GovernoDraghi.
Finora un #fantagoverno senza voti, perché i #NoEuro di #Salvini rimangono convinti che, uscendo dall'#euro o in vista di una #ItalExit, stampando #moneta col favore delle #tenebre, Lirette svalutatissime, senza vincoli e limiti...
...in pratica coprendo il #deficit pubblico con pezzi di #cartastraccia, emessi da una #Bankitalia, prima #sventrata poi #asservita al governo, i #NoEuro sono convinti che farebbero prosperare l’economia rendendo tutti ricchi con #FlatTax da oligarchi e #inflazione Venezuelana.
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Daily Bookmarks to GAVNet 12/09/2020 greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2020/12/09/dai…
A New Theorem Maps Out the Limits of Quantum Physics | Quanta Magazine

quantamagazine.org/a-new-theorem-…

#physics #quantum #limits
Elementary particles part ways with their properties

phys.org/news/2020-12-e…

#physics #particles #quantum
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Many #investors will be focusing on the #PresidentialDebates, which begin tonight, but while there are quite meaningful #policy differences between the parties, ongoing structural #deficits are likely to exist regardless of who wins in November.
Further, to the extent that these #deficits are #monetized by the @federalreserve, then significant increases in #money supply could drive nominal #GDP growth for a time, even in the absence of new fiscal initiatives.
Also, we’re skeptical of the arguments that fret over a #FiscalCliff, since the @USCBO estimates that even with no further #stimulus measures, the U.S. will have a #deficit of 8.5% of #GDP for fiscal 2021.
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The #deficit #myth #deficitmyth by @StephanieKelton #MMT modern monetary theory
Myth N. 1: The #state should budget like a #household
#RealityCheck : unlike a household, a #SovereignNation, which owns its national #centralbank, issues the #currency it spends
Myth N. 2: #deficit is evidence of #overspending
#RealityCheck: look to #inflation for evidence of over spending
The purpose of #taxes is not to pay for #government expenditures but to help rebalancing the #wealth distribution #MMT
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I even took the liberty of underlining the final sentence of @IvisonJ Op-ed for the benefit of

MP @MarkGerretsen #YGK Kingston and the Islands

#cdnpoli #deficit
There's that word «Prudence» again

#YGK Image
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Daily Bookmarks to GAVNet 6/27/2020-2

greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2020/06/27/dai…

New Geometric Perspective Cracks Old Problem About Rectangles

quantamagazine.org/new-geometric-…

#geometry #perspective
Detecting Regions At Risk for Spreading COVID-19 Using Existing Cellular Wireless Network Functionalities - IEEE Journals & Magazine

ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/91170…

#detection #network #coronavirus #regions #wireless #cellular
The Dudes Who Won't Wear Masks - The Atlantic

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#coronavirus #masks
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Allowing monetization of fiscal deficits may lead to lack of discipline in government behavior new.cf40.org.cn/uploads/202005… #COVID__19 #deficit #economicstimuluspackage
Monetization of fiscal deficits has prerequisites which cannot be ignored: One is that monetary policy is caught in liquidity trap, when extremely loose monetary policy is impossible so expansionary fiscal policy becomes the last resort for implementing various rescue measures.
Second, there is no room left for fiscal expansion. A large-scale deficit must be adopted, and it is hardly possible to expand government deficits through normal market sales.
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According to Zhang Tao, CF40 Youth Forum Member, before adopting the monetization of fiscal #deficit as a real policy option, three critical questions need to be answered:
1. What economic grounds justify deficit monetization? The basis for any macroeconomic policy package is economic reality—prior to the discussion of a policy option, actual economic operation must be evaluated.
2. Is it worth to sacrifice the coordination between fiscal and monetary policies? Better coordination between fiscal and monetary policies usually means better effect of macro control. Deficit monetization could undermine this coordination.
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Another canard currently doing the rounds is this whole, "Yields are low ergo public debt is no burden - and yields must STAY low or it WOULD quickly become one, far too heavy to bear" schtick.

#UST #Treasury #Fed #deficit 1/x
Clearly no-one understands the difference between real costs and virtual, financial ones.

The State's gross mishandling of the #coronavirus crisis has destroyed or impaired tremendous amounts of productive #capital - a loss which should neither be understated nor camouflaged 2/x
The fact that the gazillion new IOUs #UST has issued as a partial (and temporary) recompense for this will come with artificially low interest rates is absolutely NO cause for cheer: in fact, quite the converse. 3/x
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#BeyondHeadlines: There are not-so-obvious global reasons why the #OilMarketCrash is NOT good for #India.

Heavy #QE/ currency pressure + Intense #geopolitical tension

= #India, importer & friend to all oil producers, in the crosshairs.

Thread on these impacts of #OilPrice 👇 Image
US #oilprice crashed negative for the 1st time in history. West Texas Intermediate (a US crude) traded as low as -$40.32 a barrel. So far the bulk of the losses are in US crude, -200 to -1000%! Global (Brent) crude has not gone down as much because global storage still exists.
#COVID19 #lockdown has sharply cut all travel & thus demand for oil. Excess supply of oil resulted in a shortage of #storage space, esp in North America. As they & slowly the rest of the world run out of storage, the demand for future oil contracts (futures) goes down sharply
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#ICYMI Opinion pieces and videos, this week we shared insights on how COVID-19 #pandemic pandemic is affecting #India and its most vulnerable communities. We discussed what economic measures can be taken to managed such challenging times.

#Thread: read the following 1/n
Why are the official infected cases and mortalities statistics low in India? Read this piece by @nebuer42, @arpitrage @anup_malani

@qzindia @tunkuv @ghoshworld @dikshamadhok. 2/n

qz.com/india/1839018/…
In this column, @CafeEconomics explains key actions that @RBI can take for monetising India's #deficit in the challenging times of #COVID19 outbreak. He also highlights the need to plan an exit #strategy once the #economy stabilises. 3/n

livemint.com/opinion/column…
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The idea that Trump is bragging about “the best economy ever” is as ridiculous as when he told us Trump Steaks were the “world’s greatest steaks.”

U.S. Growth at Slowest Since 2016 #TrumpSteaksEconomy #SOTU nytimes.com/2020/01/30/bus…
The deficit is $1T.

The debt is $23T.

Farmers are going bankrupt.

Steel workers are being laid off.

Manufacturing is in a recession.

Trump promised his tax cuts would “skyrocket” the economy.

But all we got was job growth 15% slower than under Obama.

#TrumpSteaksEconomy
The “Trump Boom” is like every Trump con before it: The reality doesn’t live up to the hype.

Worse, Trump has been a disaster for the very #MAGA voters he promised to help most: farmers and factory workers, miners and steel workers: thedailyedge.substack.com/p/the-trump-st… #TrumpSteaksEconomy
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Mr. Hogan is the new @Trade_EU Commissioner and is making his first trip outside the EU as part of the @vonderleyen Commission. He is speaking with @CSISEurope's Heather Conley and Scholl Chair Bill Reinsch.
Mr Hogan was previously Irish Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government. At The Europe Desk, we recently interview @HcMEntee, Irish Minister for European Affairs, on Ireland's role in transatlantic relations after #Brexit: podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/bri… @GUGlobalIrish
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Budgeting for 2020? Let's talk about finance.

If your mortgage or rent cost more than 33% of your income, you need to reevaluate.

#finance #Vision2020 #ListenMoneyMatters ImageImage
Are you in need of a budget template to help plan your money for 2020?

#FinancialPlanning #MoneyMatters #BudgetTemplate #savings ImageImage
Are you wondering how much you need to save before you can retire?

#EarlyRetirement #investment #STEMandFinance #Expenses Image
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#BREAKING

#Lithuania #Vilnius

Last week #Lithuanian #parliament adopted the state #budget for 2020. The main #financial document of the #state was approved by the majority of voters.
It is sad to see how #Lithuania is #suffering without #money. Absolute #chaos – this is how they say in #Lithuania about the new budget.
So, state budget revenues are planned in the amount of 11.559 billion euros, expenses – 12.705 billion euros.
The budget deficit will amount 2.9% of the planned gross domestic product. In other words, the #Lithuanian #draft hardly met the requirements of #fiscal #discipline. The #budget #deficit for #EU member states should not exceed 3% of GDP.
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1/ For the December #DemDebate @JudyWoodruff @IAmAmnaNawaz @Yamiche @TimAlberta please consider asking questions that have been ignored so far like the #deficit, #infrastructure and how they will get their agenda passed with a slim Senate majority.
2/ For tough candidate-specific questions, @JudyWoodruff @IAmAmnaNawaz @Yamiche @TimAlberta consider challenging #MayorPete on his experience or #BernieSanders on his questionable history in Latin America (including refusal to denounce dictators who were on the left) #DemDebate
3/ Two other overlooked areas @JudyWoodruff @IAmAmnaNawaz @Yamiche @TimAlberta should consider are (i) #housing and the #HOMELESSNESSCRISIS (a big issue here in LA) and reviving #labor rights in the new economy. #DemDebate vice.com/en_us/article/…
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Hi #PA01 folks. I am live tweeting the @RepBrianFItz #Telephony #TownHall. I got included late, so we are joining in the midst of his intro speech.
#PA01 #Telephony #TownHall /1
@RepBrianFitz Our @RepBrianFitz is talking about something with educating girls, but I caught him at the end of it, so not sure of the details.
#PA01 #Telephony #TownHall /2
@RepBrianFitz Right now Fitz is asking a polling question about a ban of e-cigarettes. Because that is the most pressing issue of our day, amirite? #ImpeachmentInquiry
#PA01 #Telephony #TownHall /3
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Tutti contenti per #salviniasfaltato grazie al salvifico #governogiallorosso - Al netto di qualche bufala su #Italexit e della retorica razzista. Sicuri che sia cambiato qualcosa? thread
glistatigenerali.com/partiti-politi…
#CQSConQualiSoldi il nuovo governo eviterà le clausole di salvaguardia? Come finanzierà le tante cose #disinistra che vuol fare il #governogiallorosso ? Chissà se su questo #matteorisponde ....

glistatigenerali.com/partiti-politi…
@matteorenzi sosteneva l'urgenza di mandar via @matteosalvinimi per evitare la #recessione e l'aumento #IVA eppure l'economia rimane fragile
it.blastingpop.com/economia/2019/…
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