MadBadDangerous (@madbaddangerous)

Melbourne, Australia

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June 2018

RT @snlester: I’m not sure what the governments were thinking about the chances of victory, but most outside observers thought all the clai…

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Will be releasing more recorded and annotated/illustrated Cantos of Don Juan in advance of the celebration. https://t.co/i7J5KBW6IT

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“I am worried I may be getting too heavy. Drinking water would be one way to grow lighter. Eating less would help.… https://t.co/wYOSR9oOlT

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RT @CatoInstitute: A U.S. college education costs 297% more now than it did in 1979. Meanwhile, a Happy Meal costs 40% less.

The first is…

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@Silverspirals_ Thank you Abi. I inherited many good things from my Dad as you did from yours. Enjoying your jewellery photos. Best, Peter

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My dear dad, who loved long poems, died last week, just a few days into his 96th year. In our last conversation, 2… https://t.co/sC8sAEHXOj

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RT @BaldwinRE: _icymi
Chad Bown & team have done important “instant” analysis of the US & Chinese tariffs that are about to be imposed. @vo…

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“China’s economic aggression now threatens not only the U.S. economy but also the global economy as a whole”. The W… https://t.co/5K7H0cp2uC

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Adam Smith, Born Today in 1723, Does Not Approve https://t.co/4nNbHtsYs3 via @aier [Last Saturday, in fact, but it’… https://t.co/CujCTAt8EX

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USTRs S301 report on CHN IP “larceny” (https://t.co/jhc4RMmjs2) makes somewhat unconvincing claims about CHN “entra… https://t.co/nj20qujt9G

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RT @samirvarma: Everyone interested in fundamental physics should read the new book by Sabine Hossenfelder @skdh (https://t.co/xUo02c3mXi)…

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“’Where are they?’ — probably extremely far away, and quite possibly beyond the cosmological horizon and forever un… https://t.co/rYEBzCIF7n

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@samirvarma Yes, it’s the Arrow of Jello problem.

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“Stupid” is not wrong but gets us nowhere. “Mis-calculated”(or “uncalculated”) is much worse b/c this will likely e… https://t.co/8EUitmWLfp

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Maybe the best we could hope from the Singapore agreement is that it boosted leadership skepticism in DPRK, too https://t.co/jtJ7RPwSnZ

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Everyone wins something from “peace”. But here the cost is high: validation of a new but non-compliant nuclear powe… https://t.co/0m8bP71bmL

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That’s it then? Big smiles and fat-jokes? A pact to absolve Kim? Mr Trump has insults for allies but cuddles for di… https://t.co/4TAoynyfMW

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“Some White House officials say the historic handshake… may be the singular result.” Ugh! Now WSJ adopts this sil… https://t.co/Ypd5JRS6aQ

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Mr Trump’s “piggy bank that everyone is robbing…” has enjoyed net long-term capital inflows (Treasuries, corporat… https://t.co/EBncyrjg1w

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@Lucian_Cernat @dikenson @SimonEvenett @BaldwinRE Thank you! A nice approach to answering a specific, common questi… https://t.co/Em2OYliIlc

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@dikenson @SimonEvenett @BaldwinRE @Lucian_Cernat Depends on aggregation in the HS. Possibly. Cetainly by eyeballin… https://t.co/AEtljgLpkP

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RT @spectatorindex: IMAGE: Families of flight MH17 victims place 298 empty seats in front of Russian embassy in the Netherlands

(Source: H…

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@dikenson @SimonEvenett @BaldwinRE @Lucian_Cernat Also, these ratios are modelled estimates. The only actual observ… https://t.co/m4OGufZNUX

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#Somewhere “‘Imagine Trump doing Brexit,’ Mr. [Boris]Johnson went on. ‘There’d be all sorts of breakdowns, all sort… https://t.co/bLpab5S28w

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Two things about trade decision-making in the Trump WH. (1) Every big trade decision in my experience emerged after… https://t.co/j326dyWBpM

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You thought #Brexit was moving slowly? “The decision on whether to build the first full-length runway in the south-… https://t.co/b4SeyBWWa7

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@sdonnan Glad to hear this Shawn. Look forward to your work at Bloomberg. Peter

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… by ‘credible demands’, I mean specific requests of the kind found in any trade negotiation: tariffs, administer… https://t.co/m57jatBvuK

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The ‘trade war’ label is premature if CHN is still making offers. Still, USA approach seems incoherent. They know w… https://t.co/pTk3IpnFxm

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The new pomposity spreads: now we have “singular” when what is meant is “single”. Unlike “utilise” (= “use”) — a fe… https://t.co/FV1tqiQvbP

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…or to ask the same question another way… Mr Trump wants trade partners to sanction the USA. Should they agree? Per… https://t.co/9pdTr4rWNQ

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Mr Trump evidently knows nothing of the gains from trade or the role of trade in the US economy. So it’s no surpris… https://t.co/BTbLIMXe75

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@alan_john_moran Fair enough. My answer is “yes it discriminates (no rebate, unreasonable burden, look at the conse… https://t.co/of1nkjb95d

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@alan_john_moran Alan I don’t have a model of the competitive impacts (maybe the PC does?) but I don’t know of any… https://t.co/hSlVVzjjN5

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SincDavidson Self-imposed trade sanctions. pic.twitter.com/jTa9l2uEBk

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@alan_john_moran GST on imports is not trade-discrimination. Still, in most cases it’s just a tariff, not part of t… https://t.co/PVSvktFVCw

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