MadBadDangerous (@madbaddangerous)

Melbourne, Australia

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July 2018

@SJRickard @CopetainPU Surprise! The same-ol’ rent-seekers in the NZL lamb+beef industry orgs pretending to run NZ..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Qi

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Peter Theil on US-CHN trade & historical expectations. Difference is the US current account deficit (~2.5% of GDP)..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…35

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Interesting question from @robinhanson about”monopoly” benefits of backroom IT for the largest, most successful fir..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FT

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henrysgao The most important issue now is not to ponder whether it was a mistake to let China in, but to use WTO rules to ste..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…JW

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“EU Tech Regulation Is the Real Trade War”:: nationalreview.com/2018/07/europe…

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davidcollinslaw ‘WTO would WORK!’ UK can prosper with Brexit no deal and Irish border would be SOLVED shr.gs/8aUoh2c

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A clever way to build a lower-cost LIDAR using refractive physics. twitter.com/samirvarma/sta…

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Good thread. Useful information, plausible assessment. twitter.com/alanbeattie/st…

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Venture capital firm uses anti-dumping duties to drive profits in its newsprint business. Shocking! The MSM discove..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2l

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What a fraud the G20 is! Their statement does not even hint at Trump’s mad war on the engine of world wealth (trade..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0d

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“Australia’s Treasurer Scott Morrison told Bloomberg News… that no country has been pursuing “protectionism for protwitter.com/i/web/status/1…93vd

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“There are some grievances that have been around for a decade,” Morrison [AU Treasurer] said. “There is legitimate..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3q

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Byron at 35, in Genoa, months before sailing to Greece and his death. A pen & ink sketch by the Comte D’Orsay, comp..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1r

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Oops…. Byron’s gammy leg was his right (as you knew!), not his left. Apologies (I believe even his Mum, Catherine..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…TD

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@CoppetainPU @BobWolfeSPS Yes there are multiple problems with a comprehensive plurilateral, including maybe a retu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…YN

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July 25 marks 10 years since the Green Room blow-up (Lamy’s compromise on agriculture) that finally killed WTO’s Do..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…o4

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@jannekebudding Interesting. Hester Thrale would have known the cant pretty well. Still, I believe it was also a co..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oV

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I confess that B’s shyness about his “deformity” makes me wonder whether he preferred, you know… “knee tremblers”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Mf

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EPatersonMorgan 1811, returns to London after almost 2 years on his Continental tour. He arrives clutching some manuscr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zC

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@byron_society @sciencemuseum Still the shape of this boot helps gives the lie to the myth of B’s (diabolical) “clu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Dh

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Hmm… St Petersburg’s not a bad match for the Trump brand. Imperial Gilt all over the place… Still, it suffered..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…DR

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Hotel bathrooms: “… the lock is really just an interim solution to the underlying problem” —nevalalee.wordpress.com/2015/11/27/the…k

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OwenPaterson “The EU has spent much of the past few weeks complaining bitterly about Trump’s shameless declaration of a trade wa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5F

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The tragedy of a country endowed with fabulous energy wealth but blighted by foolish government that in decades has..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…TD

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“It’s extremely important [CHN & USA] have something going on in the background that enables them at some point to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5p

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@byron_society @Wordsworthians @mary_db10 A shameful, selfish act: faithless (to Byron) and tragic for history. I d..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…l3

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Ways & Means Chair calls for negotiations but on what? Trump wants war, not trade (he hates imports). The WH justif..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0X

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dikenson @greg_ip @cpgrabow No. Because the purpose of trade is to benefit from specialization. We specialize so that we can..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…r4

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President Trump says Kim will comply with the Singapore nuclear deal [whatever that was] despite “negative pressure..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…BL

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@alan_john_moran Bezos, not Amazon, owns WAPO. He’s kept his head down. Whatever one thinks of WAPO editorial, it’s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1V

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Surely there’s a kremlinology of “Cranky Donald” tweets? E.g. what’s with that number? Does this inidicate PDT want..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0j

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@chip_roh Agree! USTR S.301 findings are unconvincing & the published WH demands muddled. The tariffs seem to be ju..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fk

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D_A_Irwin Thus, in historical perspective, $ amount of trade affected today is huge. So what’s going on is a very big deal! (..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…JC

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Agree with Rushford’s criticisms. Still, WTO was moribund before Trump. Nor is the DSU holy writ: treaty-bound adju..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FH

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Proposals for a big restructuring/focussing of US agency responsibilities. A quick review shows some interesting id..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…F9

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