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    Yesterday, 09:14 AM
    Loxie replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    The point, that you keep ignoring, is that Corbyn plans to lump a large tax bill on to a small group of wealthy people. History shows this will not...
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    11-11-2019, 09:34 PM
    Loxie replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    Mind you even this could be another bluff. Perhaps he will trade key marginals for further concessions? His current plan makes absolutely no sense as...
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    11-11-2019, 09:29 PM
    Loxie replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    Well you better write to the Collins Dictionary, Wikipedia and Laffer himself and point out where they have gone wrong. Give it up.
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    11-11-2019, 06:39 PM
    Loxie replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    I'd agree.
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    11-11-2019, 05:59 PM
    Loxie replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    That's really the point. Farage hasn't even done this well. The seats the Conservatives won under May after her ghastly campaign are likely to be...
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    11-11-2019, 02:14 PM
    Loxie replied to a thread Aberdeenshire Dee 2020 in River Dee
    I hope you are right as I miss the Dee: it is a stunning river to fish. Is there any work done on whether the Dee smolts are predominantly S1 or...
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    11-11-2019, 01:21 PM
    Loxie replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    Inevitable when he said he wasn't standing. It won't all go Boris's way though, but I suspect he will be happiest of the major party leaders.
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    11-11-2019, 12:39 PM
    Loxie replied to a thread Aberdeenshire Dee 2020 in River Dee
    If I've got my maths right I think you might be early! I would expect 2021 to be good when the 2:2's from the 2016 spawning return. I hope you...
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    11-11-2019, 11:57 AM
    Loxie replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    No you are wrong because you are conflating the Laffer Curve, a simple prediction of human reaction to risk / reward stimuli used to explain tax...
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    11-11-2019, 09:31 AM
    Loxie replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    Actually Seeking's advice was probably all you need: decide which of your conflicting aims are more important and vote accordingly. You can always...
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    11-11-2019, 09:26 AM
    Loxie replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    Oh stop with your passive aggressive bull dust it's mainly only you who is wrong, which is why you cut and paste the link you did not the several...
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    10-11-2019, 10:56 PM
    Loxie replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    That definition is conflating the LC with his later supply side economic theories, which is what you have been doing.
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    10-11-2019, 10:41 PM
    Loxie replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    I don't think that's right. The 1.1b was the predicted increase of the top rate. The actual change in revenue was believed to be negative as so many...
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    10-11-2019, 10:38 PM
    Loxie replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    The Laffer Curve is an economic theory that shows the relationship between tax rates and the amount of tax revenue collected by governments. The...
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    10-11-2019, 08:50 PM
    kingfisher replied to a thread Tweed catches. in General Board
    Yesterday my wife and I went down to Melrose for a drive and on way back took the Tweed valley route home via Peebles. The water levels looked spot...
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    10-11-2019, 08:49 PM
    Loxie replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    No it wasn't! It was about illustrating the point at which increasingly marginal tax rates reduced yield. I'm afraid it is you who don't get it....
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    10-11-2019, 08:41 PM
    Loxie replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    I understood they plan to get rid of permanent secretaries and replace them with political appointees.
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    10-11-2019, 08:08 PM
    Loxie replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    Yes. Well I would have if I'd know about it!
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    10-11-2019, 08:06 PM
    Loxie replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    Did you read my post? Show me the experiment that shows raising of a high top rate of income tax producing more money. That's my point. As I said...
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    10-11-2019, 07:29 PM
    Loxie replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    For those who think I overestimate the danger of a Corbyn government his plans to replace the independent civil service with political appointees...
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    10-11-2019, 07:26 PM
    Loxie replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    I'm afraid you are quite wrong. The Laffer curve was an illustration of the point at which any further increase in marginal income tax rates leads to...
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    10-11-2019, 05:45 PM
    Loxie replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    I'm not that old! It is one of the 2 best known things about it. That and that it was an attempt to show that there is a marginal tax rate that...
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    10-11-2019, 05:35 PM
    Loxie replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    Confidence and supply - Wikipedia While I'm helping you with the basics I thought you might be interested in the difference between a coalition...
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    10-11-2019, 05:07 PM
    Loxie replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    Maybe this reconstruction can help you a bit.
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    10-11-2019, 05:01 PM
    Loxie replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    What a load of nonsense! It's becoming pretty clear only one of us understands it and it's not you! When Laffer first drew his curve on a napkin...
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    10-11-2019, 02:36 PM
    Loxie replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    Perhaps electoral reform might achieve your aims. Fairer representation and everyone's vote counting appeals to me. It would be much harder for one...
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    10-11-2019, 02:31 PM
    Loxie replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    You are assuming we are at the top of the curve. I think there is some head room but the idea that Corbyn can pass the entire burden of the required...
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    10-11-2019, 02:27 PM
    Loxie replied to a thread Hatcheries in General Board
    The devil is in the detail really and the question is how much more are we prepared to pay for ranching. Where it woks the fishing is very very...
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