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Heather Malin:

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Oh man Chris Matthews is on Jay Leno right now. This guy is a complete moron.

You actually watch the interviews?..

I do when I want to get a good snooze

 

It was just on while I was playing Dark Souls.

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Singularity University: A School for Entrepreneurs Who Want to Change the World

Founded in 2009 by Ray Kurzweil and Peter Diamandis, Singularity University is a start-up university in Silicon Valley. SU's mission is "...to assemble, educate and inspire a cadre of leaders who strive to understand and facilitate the development of exponentially advancing technologies to address humanity's challenges."

Singularity University is not your father's college.

In August of 2011, Reason.tv's Paul Feine and Alex Manning traveled to Singularity University to get to know a few of the 80 students who participated in SU's 10-week interdisciplinary summer graduate program. We encountered a fascinating group of young entrepreneurs who have big plans to use technology to help the world's poor...and make a profit!

Approximately 6 minutes.

 

 

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ADRIAN C replied on Fri, Nov 11 2011 7:41 PM

At 9:45 Bernanke gets asked a question about Ron Pauls view the Fed, he then continues to say at 10:50 that "the gold standard did not create price stablity over the short run", But what about the long run!!!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lpOgFHvSL6U

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This is just excellent.  Simple, easy to follow, great visuals, important lesson...and the examples they use are perfect even for leftists.

 

 

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DanielMuff replied on Fri, Nov 11 2011 11:03 PM

John James:

Singularity University: A School for Entrepreneurs Who Want to Change the World

Founded in 2009 by Ray Kurzweil and Peter Diamandis, Singularity University is a start-up university in Silicon Valley. SU's mission is "...to assemble, educate and inspire a cadre of leaders who strive to understand and facilitate the development of exponentially advancing technologies to address humanity's challenges."

Singularity University is not your father's college.

In August of 2011, Reason.tv's Paul Feine and Alex Manning traveled to Singularity University to get to know a few of the 80 students who participated in SU's 10-week interdisciplinary summer graduate program. We encountered a fascinating group of young entrepreneurs who have big plans to use technology to help the world's poor...and make a profit!

Approximately 6 minutes.

It's preparation for an incubator?

To paraphrase Marc Faber: We're all doomed, but that doesn't mean that we can't make money in the process.
Rabbi Lapin: "Let's make bricks!"
Stephan Kinsella: "Say you and I both want to make a German chocolate cake."

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John James replied on Fri, Nov 11 2011 11:27 PM

I don't know what you mean...but you think you could at least remove the embedded video from your quote?  It makes the thread cumbersome

 

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Clayton replied on Sat, Nov 12 2011 1:19 AM

@JJ: Nice find on the "anti-dumping" vid. Someone needs to make an animated version of I, Pencil similar to that vid.

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Jesse Ventura on his recent court case against the TSA and the EAS telecommunications "test"

 

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John James:

I don't know what you mean...but you think you could at least remove the embedded video from your quote?  It makes the thread cumbersome

An incubator is where startups go to learn and grow their business enough for VC money, etc., and they get offices and other resources in a common setting with other startups. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Business_incubator

To paraphrase Marc Faber: We're all doomed, but that doesn't mean that we can't make money in the process.
Rabbi Lapin: "Let's make bricks!"
Stephan Kinsella: "Say you and I both want to make a German chocolate cake."

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Eric080 replied on Sat, Nov 12 2011 3:19 AM

A neat Rothbard interview I stumbled upon in the LewRockwell.com archives (with some comments on Friedman that I liked):

 

http://www.lewrockwell.com/rothbard/rothbard103.html

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John James replied on Sun, Nov 13 2011 12:09 AM

The most libertarian thing said on star trek

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"I was watching voyager episodes when i heard this and nearly spit out my Pepsi. If people genuinely understood this the world would be a much better place."

 

 

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Free Keene TV new episode:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PSoBycwBjlk

 

 

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Steven Crowder may have crossed the line from being a useful idiot to an actual useless idiot.

 

Can anyone distinguish a point in any of this?  Or was this just an excuse for him to scratch his acting itch and his need to make fun of people he disagrees with, at the same time?

 

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Tom Woods is involved in another documentary that needs some support...

 

 

(The other one is The Panic of 2008)

 

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z1235 replied on Mon, Nov 14 2011 6:43 PM

Cain Talks Libya, Pulls A Perry

"So in the Perry aftermath, is everyone now going for the sympathy "I am just as big an idiot as Dubya" card, or are all Republican candidates seriously insane and/or raving, deranged lunatics? Will it seriously be that difficult to give Ron Paul a full body botox, cut off his frontal lobe, have him grope several women, promise to bomb someone or something, execute a few hundred illegal immigrants, and see him gain 200 extra pounds? Because if that is what it will take to make him "appeal" to the general Joe Sixpack, so be it: if America ends up with one of these other muppets it is doomed. Doomed."

Direct link to video.

 

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bbnet replied on Mon, Nov 14 2011 7:16 PM

Would love to see Dr. Paul show up at the next debate like this:

ron paul 2012

On second thought, this might really be a good idea?

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So, Tay Zonday (of Chocolate Rain fame) made a song about the economy.  There's some good, along with some bad.  He makes some comments about how product break down more cheaply and keep you buying stuff on credit and whatnot, but what the hey, it's just a youtube video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=37eqoYbj1QM

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You could not make this up:

 

 

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Wheylous replied on Tue, Nov 15 2011 9:33 PM

If taxing a behavior discourages it, why not institute high taxes on the poor? surprise

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John James replied on Tue, Nov 15 2011 10:01 PM

...because "poor" isn't a behavior?

 

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Wheylous replied on Tue, Nov 15 2011 10:06 PM

"being poor", then.

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John James replied on Tue, Nov 15 2011 10:16 PM

If you really wanna play this game, I'm not sure a state of being can be considered a behavior either. ;)

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Wheylous replied on Tue, Nov 15 2011 10:48 PM

We can obvioulsy make wealth taxes....

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John James replied on Tue, Nov 15 2011 10:59 PM

What does that have to do with your statement about behavior?

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Bert replied on Wed, Nov 16 2011 11:01 AM

Anyone keeping up with this internet censorship hearing?  I logged into Tumblr and saw that everything was blacked out for 5 seconds before I was redirected to their page about the censorship hearing (nice creative touch).

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Anton replied on Wed, Nov 16 2011 1:08 PM

Haven't heard about this hearing until I visited Mozilla's webpage. I can't imagine it really happens. When will the results of that hearing be announced?

 

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Clayton replied on Thu, Nov 17 2011 1:20 AM

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Wheylous replied on Fri, Nov 18 2011 9:02 PM

Great RP video to use against charges of "too radical":

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How can you not like this guy

 

 

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John James replied on Fri, Nov 18 2011 11:01 PM

David Letterman has an idea on how Ron Paul can get more airtime...

 

 

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Jesse Ventura on Piers Morgan:

"There's Only ONE Person I Like At All That's Ron Paul! "

 

 

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Wheylous replied on Sat, Nov 19 2011 4:57 PM

Haha, quite funny:

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Heather replied on Sat, Nov 19 2011 7:40 PM

 

Top Comment:

"Frankly I don't know how this guy ever succeeded in business .I wouldn't hire him to flip burgers."

Hehe:)

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Jargon replied on Sat, Nov 19 2011 9:01 PM

http://www.frbsf.org/education/activities/chairman/index.html

Federal Reserve Game. Try doing what bernanke does and you get fired.

Cut the rates and fight off unemployment and deflation ;)

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Gero replied on Sat, Nov 19 2011 11:31 PM

Insider Traders in Congress

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Gero replied on Sun, Nov 20 2011 12:36 AM

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Heather replied on Sun, Nov 20 2011 1:08 AM

"Reality Check" follow up segment on Ron Paul:

 

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Anton replied on Sun, Nov 20 2011 6:04 AM

Jargon:

Federal Reserve Game. Try doing what bernanke does and you get fired.

Indeed :) 

As a libertarian, I did nothing. In the end  inflation rate dropped to 0,9%, unemploymen slightly increased to 5,4%. Funny, in the middle of the term stock crash hit economy; without intervention unemployment rate readjusted in a couple of quarters.

 

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Malachi replied on Sun, Nov 20 2011 8:55 AM
http://www.cnn.com/2011/10/22/justice/georgia-wrongly-jailed/index.html?iref=obnetwork

this is state competence at its best

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