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I have a crazy radical idea that I’d like to propose, but first you might want to sit down.A couple weeks ago we had a presidential election. My idea is that we should actually count the millions of votes from all over the country that have not yet been counted. It’s just a thought. BTW, there are still 14 House races that have not yet been decided.Here’s a recent Nate Silver tweet: Slow vote counts fuel conspiracy theories. On another subject, the GOP has two interesting claims about the recent election. 1. There was massive vote fraud favoring Biden in heavily black and Hispanic cities like Detroit, Philadelphia and Milwaukee. This explains why Biden did so well in those cities. 2. Trump did better than usual (for a Republican) in black and Hispanic

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I have a crazy radical idea that I’d like to propose, but first you might want to sit down.

A couple weeks ago we had a presidential election. My idea is that we should actually count the millions of votes from all over the country that have not yet been counted.

It’s just a thought. BTW, there are still 14 House races that have not yet been decided.

Here’s a recent Nate Silver tweet:

I have a crazy idea

Slow vote counts fuel conspiracy theories.

On another subject, the GOP has two interesting claims about the recent election.

1. There was massive vote fraud favoring Biden in heavily black and Hispanic cities like Detroit, Philadelphia and Milwaukee. This explains why Biden did so well in those cities.

2. Trump did better than usual (for a Republican) in black and Hispanic areas, which proves that Trump is not a racist.

Take your pick.

Off topic; this caught my eye:

I have a crazy idea

Once again, it’s not health vs. the economy. It’s success vs. failure.


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Scott Sumner
Scott B. Sumner is Research Fellow at the Independent Institute, the Director of the Program on Monetary Policy at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University and an economist who teaches at Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts. His economics blog, The Money Illusion, popularized the idea of nominal GDP targeting, which says that the Fed should target nominal GDP—i.e., real GDP growth plus the rate of inflation—to better "induce the correct level of business investment".

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