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Re: Data as a Property Right -- Yang has an interesting stance
« Reply #15 on: November 09, 2019, 12:02:19 PM »
Yep #Boring   :-\
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Re: Data as a Property Right -- Yang has an interesting stance
« Reply #16 on: November 09, 2019, 02:06:21 PM »
Sometimes boring is better ...

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Re: Data as a Property Right -- Yang has an interesting stance
« Reply #17 on: November 09, 2019, 03:12:12 PM »
I'm not saying boring is bad in a president. We just do a poor job of electing the boring but competent. Eisenhower comes to mind, but "the general who saved the free world," was a good launchpad for someone otherwise not terribly inspiring.

I'm not sure "ninth richest American" is a match, but then, given the changes in who we lionize in America, it may be enough.


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Re: Data as a Property Right -- Yang has an interesting stance
« Reply #18 on: November 09, 2019, 03:44:02 PM »
> boring

My first thought was that voters might be tired of "flashy" and might welcome a boring but competent President.  But then I think, in this social networking age voters have become used to "over the top" as part of the circus  and will mistake boring for ineffectual.

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Re: Data as a Property Right -- Yang has an interesting stance
« Reply #19 on: November 10, 2019, 08:12:34 PM »
I hope it's not true and I thought Bloomberg would be a really strong candidate.

I was just trying to say that when that's the first response from a relatively thoughtful New Yorker... it makes me think, "Uh oh."

I honestly don't know Bloomberg well enough to say whether or not I would support him, but I think having him in the race would add an important dimension, similar to what Jay Inslee brought, even though he did not actually win. He was the only one in the 2020 race I was interested in supporting, but alas, I guess I should have gotten off my a## and done something before he ran out of steam. But I think the "boring" aspect was part of Inslee's undoing. The advantages Bloomberg has that Inslee did not are massive name recognition and huge amounts of money.

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Re: Data as a Property Right -- Yang has an interesting stance
« Reply #20 on: November 11, 2019, 12:20:50 PM »
>> I think having him in the race would add an important dimension

Very true. It helps to balance the field. imo
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Re: Data as a Property Right -- Yang has an interesting stance
« Reply #21 on: November 11, 2019, 08:59:31 PM »
I have to say that I find his jumping in late and bypassing the debates a bit annoying; it feels entitled to me.

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Re: Data as a Property Right -- Yang has an interesting stance
« Reply #22 on: November 12, 2019, 11:37:50 AM »
> entitled

I got that impression too.

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Re: Data as a Property Right -- Yang has an interesting stance
« Reply #23 on: February 09, 2020, 06:50:49 PM »
The more I read up on Yang the more it feels like he's a member here.  I think he's too ahead of the curve on issues, but its going to resonate ten years from now with the general population.

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Re: Data as a Property Right -- Yang has an interesting stance
« Reply #24 on: February 09, 2020, 06:53:45 PM »
>going to resonate ten years from now

Ross Perot For President!

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Re: Data as a Property Right -- Yang has an interesting stance
« Reply #25 on: February 09, 2020, 07:46:44 PM »
>Ross Perot For President

Yeah basically. I mean he was right on about what trade did to manufacturing jobs.   He mostly talked about NAFTA, but that was just a preview to China joining the WTO a decade later.

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Re: Data as a Property Right -- Yang has an interesting stance
« Reply #26 on: February 09, 2020, 07:51:17 PM »
Nobody wants to take bitter medicine.  Or even hear about it.

...And now we're running $1T annual deficit.

A trillion here, a trillion there, and pretty soon you're talking real money.

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>deficit

And THAT'S with the supposedly fiscal hawks (GOP & leftovers of the Tea Party) in power.
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Re: Data as a Property Right -- Yang has an interesting stance
« Reply #27 on: February 09, 2020, 08:09:24 PM »
>And now we're running $1T annual deficit.

That was predictable in 2016.

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Re: Data as a Property Right -- Yang has an interesting stance
« Reply #28 on: February 09, 2020, 09:10:28 PM »
>That was predictable in 2016 1992.

FTFY

2012: Perot's economic stance resonates 20 years later
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2012/10/01/perot-20-years-later/1603897/

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Re: Data as a Property Right -- Yang has an interesting stance
« Reply #29 on: February 12, 2020, 02:42:10 AM »
Yang is out; I bet we see him again.