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50b89a46f448193bc28a8bbd61674b9521f200c73583e4da1f0a880e437e0065:
>investigators for the Quebec tax authority

Since when do we describe tax collectors as cops?
8:24 am — Saturday, 13 January 2018
anonymous:
California is a criminal enterprise. Where's your outrage on that one?
8:29 am — Saturday, 13 January 2018
toolshed:
Just quietly, the USA is a criminal enterprise, being a giant extortion funnel to take from the poor and give to the rich.
10:04 pm — Saturday, 13 January 2018
anonymous:
Except that the USA has lifted more people out of poverty than any other state, institution or movement.
10:19 pm — Saturday, 13 January 2018
anonymous:
This is an outrage.

Way worse than deleting a few thousand government emails off of a private server.
4:19 pm — Sunday, 14 January 2018
Do tell!:
> Except that the USA has lifted more people out of poverty than any other state, institution or movement.

Citation needed.
5:06 pm — Sunday, 14 January 2018
50b89a46f448193bc28a8bbd61674b9521f200c73583e4da1f0a880e437e0065:
>Citation needed.

Of course some Communist comes rolling in asking for citations to obvious and self-evident facts.
6:12 pm — Sunday, 14 January 2018
anonymous:
>>Citation needed.

>Of course some Communist comes rolling in asking for citations to obvious and self-evident facts.

Lets not get bogged down on the details.

Depending on your definition of poverty, China has arguably lifted more people out of poverty than any other country.

How you might ask? China opened up to western free market economic ideals and trade with the USA.

China is the United States biggest trading partner.

The United States is China's biggest trading partner.

Conclusion, you can thank Richard Nixon for your iPhone.

So yeah, if you look at it like a logical human being, the USA has lifted more people out of poverty than any other nation.
8:35 pm — Sunday, 14 January 2018
Patrick Henry, the 2nd:
The only racket is regulatory captured industries, like the taxi industry. Uber is doing yeoman's work breaking that up.
11:07 pm — Sunday, 14 January 2018
50b89a46f448193bc28a8bbd61674b9521f200c73583e4da1f0a880e437e0065:
>China opened up to western free market economic ideals

China does not have a free market.
8:34 am — Monday, 15 January 2018
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