MadBadDangerous (@madbaddangerous)

Melbourne, Australia

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October 2017

Isenberg, Bernstein laud compulsory voting that in AU produces politicans too lazy even to check their eligibility — https://t.co/JZicXibROc

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@rodrikdani channels Xi Jinping (based on a claim about welfare gains from innovation that looks dead wrong to me):: https://t.co/KCPgb1uiLK

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AU High Court invalidates election of Dep. PM + his party’s 2 IC + 3 senators. Rules were clear. A bunch of dopes!::https://t.co/l1JGh8ULKS

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@HenryErgas: the duty of govt is to uphold the rule of law & to foster enterprise::https://t.co/J7PUhFEFmB

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… Altho’ not to the exclusion of other explanations, including some learning by central banks (how to do less harm).

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@ATabarrok observes the Great Moderation continues but we don’t know why it started. My guess is demographic::… https://t.co/obqFliGPmL

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“It is not true that accumulation caused the modern Great Enrichment”. McCloskey on the wrongness of Weber::https://t.co/t60Z5Ey5aT

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DuPont, MIT & Harvard to provide free, non-exclusive licenses to CRISPR-CAS9 technologies for agricultural research::https://t.co/I0sfpLSo6F

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WTO settles into its role as tour operator. Cuts to farm subsidies & agri. tariffs no longer threaten the party in Buenos Aires in December.

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“Making the Federation work better would be useful but…” [governments prefer to hide behind this ramshackle mess]::https://t.co/rILzrs68St

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@SincDavidson @Innov_Aus “[Govt must] accept in a world of ubiquitous cryptography that there are many things… it… https://t.co/FVXywYqiUX

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Billions blown on Turnbull’s foolish idea-bubbles (local-content subs, pumped-hydro, the NBN “never-work”):: https://t.co/1RNJkQSNfB

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Productivity Commission found no evidence bags pollute, kill marine life or clog land-fill. They’re among MOST RECY… https://t.co/U1qyfZwdjj

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The ACCC report on energy markets an indictment of AU federalism. Return tax powers to States; make them answer for their endless screwups.

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The 30-50% rise in AU power prices since 2007 is due to gov’t screw-ups on competition, coal & “CO2 abatement”:: https://t.co/lL9AC4oOwh

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These Thaler “Anomalies” articles (especially the earlier) look like lotsa fun:: https://t.co/nUFAqnfQRF

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In their hearts, some Western governments, too, want what the CPC wants: to hold all the levers:: https://t.co/55vVGmFV7Y

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@holland_tom Except, you know… the Romans, at least, were syncretist — sort of “tolerant” — and also built stuff, not just tore it down.

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EU adds more “think-of-a -number” B-S. accounting to its A/D regs. Now with Added Virtue-Signalling (via @snlester)::https://t.co/hCrC4GiZTy

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Vector pups:“14 people are Petland employees…35 people either recently purchased a puppy… visited a Petland, or…”::https://t.co/JZHH9PjJAs

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Here’s a scrap of an essay that pretends to find the (tragic/comic) meaning of “Don Juan” in the first line!::… https://t.co/0lRKgeahuv

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“..economics cannot be taught to 19-year olds… [they] are romantics”. Yet DM is more romantic the older she gets::https://t.co/ANp87r9Zxw

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@eashimp @snlester Next month?! Seems there’s still some un-ravelling and re-ravelling to do. Plenty of opportuniti… https://t.co/MXQdIrafIN

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I voted ‘no’. I endorse tolerance of adult prefrence. But government has no business meddling with a prior (socially superior) institution.

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A ‘balanced’ report of crass rent-seeking like this (#Whirlpool has lotsa bad company) gives it too much credit::https://t.co/NRpobpjXCC

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RT @snlester: Today we moved down the continuum from free trade towards protectionism. https://t.co/nkPYMCszrH

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Find ‘emoticons’ ugly? A-scriptive? In 1966 Hervé Bazin (satirically) proposed emotive punctuation::… https://t.co/pm5vTnI1yt

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#MH370 disappearance: “Why would such data.. be created for such a remote part of the southern Indian Ocean?”::https://t.co/yncogvQOla

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