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    Quote Originally Posted by St. Clown View Post
    The Fed doesn't really operate in secret. You can get the data. It reports its obligations, assets, and operating profits each and every year. Its profits, which the Fed earns solely from the banks, are then turned over the Treasury to help fund the federal government.

    And no matter how public the company, nobody will every fully understand the minutia of a corporation. The same for the Fed. The Fed chair doesn't know what Barney Smith in KC does at his desk all day.
    Until an outside, independent auditor certifies the books of any public company, the reports on operations should be viewed with skepticism.

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    Re: Business, Economics & Tax Policy 5.0: Can a blind nut find a squirrel?

    Quote Originally Posted by joecct View Post
    Until an outside, independent auditor certifies the books of any public company, the reports on operations should be viewed with skepticism.
    Don't think it matters to them. They'll believe what they want to believe, and no one can convince them otherwise.
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    I'm not happy about it either, but Flag is correct (cue the Twilight Zone music!).
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    Ahh crap I agree exactly with what FlagDude said.
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    Quote Originally Posted by joecct View Post
    Until an outside, independent auditor certifies the books of any public company, the reports on operations should be viewed with skepticism.
    I agree. Make political campaign financing fully transparent.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kepler View Post
    Each politician should wear a European style jersey that has the names of every company/person that owns him/her.

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    Re: Business, Economics & Tax Policy 5.0: Can a blind nut find a squirrel?

    Quote Originally Posted by joecct View Post
    Each politician should wear a European style jersey that has the names of every company/person that owns him/her.
    Is there enough room on the shirt?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rover View Post
    I'm not happy about it either, but Flag is correct (cue the Twilight Zone music!).
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    Ahh crap I agree exactly with what FlagDude said.
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    And yet, even if Flaggy is complete tinfoil hat, every day it looks closer and closer to the truth.
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    So flaggy: you win.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FlagDUDE08 View Post
    Is there enough room on the shirt?
    Let's see. We have the primary owner who gets the center chest. The top left is a logo of the district or state. Everyone else over 10% gets a secondary placement.

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    Re: Business, Economics & Tax Policy 5.0: Can a blind nut find a squirrel?

    Quote Originally Posted by joecct View Post
    Each politician should wear a European style jersey that has the names of every company/person that owns him/her.
    This is a fantastic idea. But not companies, just people and their address. I want to know who your actual puppetmaster is. The company is just another level of obfuscation.
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    Re: Business, Economics & Tax Policy 5.0: Can a blind nut find a squirrel?

    Quote Originally Posted by Kepler View Post
    This is a fantastic idea. But not companies, just people and their address. I want to know who your actual puppetmaster is. The company is just another level of obfuscation.
    You'd get a better message with the other. Plus, I'm sure they all have "fall guys".
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rover View Post
    I'm not happy about it either, but Flag is correct (cue the Twilight Zone music!).
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    Ahh crap I agree exactly with what FlagDude said.
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    And yet, even if Flaggy is complete tinfoil hat, every day it looks closer and closer to the truth.
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    So flaggy: you win.

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    Quote Originally Posted by joecct View Post
    Somewhere, the last buggy whip company persists undaunted.
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    Re: Business, Economics & Tax Policy 5.0: Can a blind nut find a squirrel?

    Paint is great for quick stuff like copying and pasting...
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    Quote Originally Posted by dxmnkd316 View Post
    Paint is great for quick stuff like copying and pasting...
    Snipping Tool FTW.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dxmnkd316 View Post
    Paint is great for quick stuff like copying and pasting...
    I use it all the time.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kepler View Post
    Snipping Tool FTW.
    Agreed, that is a great tool. But it's not as useful when I use dual monitors and need a full screenshot. Or assembling multiple screenshots at one time.
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    Yep, Snipping Tool is not the same. Paint was so good for its ability to quickly steal copyrighted images and crop-out the credit watermarks.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dxmnkd316 View Post
    Paint is great for quick stuff like copying and pasting...
    I use it all the time for adding some small bits of text to a visual aide when writing instructions for end users. They better replace it with something just as useful.
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    Quote Originally Posted by St. Clown View Post
    I use it all the time for adding some small bits of text to a visual aide when writing instructions for end users. They better replace it with something just as useful.
    With the Windows 10 Creators Update, released in April, Microsoft introduced the new Paint 3D, which is installed alongside traditional Paint and features 3D image making tools as well as some basic 2D image editing. But it is not an update to original Paint and doesn’t behave like it.
    Probably will still work for what I use it for.
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    THanks
    "The party told you to reject the evidence of your eyes and ears. It was their final, most essential command." George Orwell, 1984

    "One does not simply walk into Mordor. Its Black Gates are guarded by more than just Orcs. There is evil there that does not sleep, and the Great Eye is ever watchful. It is a barren wasteland, riddled with fire and ash and dust, the very air you breathe is a poisonous fume." Boromir

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    Re: Business, Economics & Tax Policy 5.0: Can a blind nut find a squirrel?

    I don't know about this. Oh, I suppose it is the wave of the future, but there is so much room for abuse.

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