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Less snarkily, Over the last 25 years, income in the US has shifted away from labor and toward the owners of capital, both financial capital and human capital. For reasons of purported efficiency, we have brought the effective tax rates on financial capital income (or many types anyway) down to low levels. This means that owners of human capital, like the op, will have to pay very high rates on their return to their investment in skills, education, etc. I agree this is...
Im pretty suIm pretty sure 50% of people would be willing to tax stock market income at 75%.
All good points, but I wonder if nuclear weapons isn't a wild card here. Wouldn't DPRK be able to explode some sort of atomic bomb on Seoul? Given that this would be the only hope of tactical victory, it seems possible they would escalate to that.I also wonder about this. The potential returns to industrializing 15 million extra Korean workers could be the investment opportunity of a lifetime. Given that global capital markets are awash in low interest rate funds, South...
He literally told the judge he wants to make a run for it.
If true, he got what he deserved.
Seems significant that their best 5 (3 +Allen&Battier) are destroying everybody and they are cruising to an 800 record w/o riding those horses into the ground. That lineup will see a lot more minutes in playoffs.
Is SendGrid some sort of spam company? Their website says they specialize in "email deliverability".
[Should note this data is from a long, highly tendentious and often dubious, but still thoroughly interesting Ron Unz article the-myth-of-american-meritocracy/ ]
It says "up to" $5mil. Like any thing else, I am sure it is negotiable up front. Probably a discount for drone strike info, though.Probably those guys should turn themselves in and defend themselves in court.
One of the most amazing things about the Asian quota is how consistent it is on a year to year basis.Holistic admissions are one thing, but its hard to believe that they could do something like this w/o there being a separate Asian wait list (i.e. when one Asian turns down offer go to the Asian wait list to fill the spot).
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