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  • Chart Of The Day – Wednesday, September 25, 2013 10 comments
    Sep 25, 2013 8:51 AM

    Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours.

    Additional disclosure: h/t toddro

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  • AdamGaglio
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    So when we have the next financial crisis do we still get to blame the 'free market'?
    25 Sep 2013, 09:23 AM Reply Like
  • toddro
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    I loved that chart and figured it would be if interest here at SA. I'm glad you posted it - cheers!
    25 Sep 2013, 09:52 AM Reply Like
  • Clayton Rulli
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    LOL this is just the first page in a very long book
    25 Sep 2013, 10:25 AM Reply Like
  • Brandon Gibbs
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    Just curious, what're the repub charts looking like these days?
    25 Sep 2013, 05:39 PM Reply Like
  • Chris DeMuth Jr.
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    Author’s reply » Similar, I'm sure. My point was more along the lines of the corporatist nature of our government, not a narrower partisan one. The chart would be stronger with both parties represented.
    25 Sep 2013, 05:42 PM Reply Like
  • Brandon Gibbs
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    Agreed it would, but I didn't intend to highlight partisanship. I've been following your commentary for long enough now to know that it was not what you were aiming for. If you were to pick one company from this list who you feel will benefit from the govt link, which would it be?
    25 Sep 2013, 05:59 PM Reply Like
  • Chris DeMuth Jr.
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    Author’s reply » In aggregate dollars, GE. In economic distortion, GS. In percentage of its value, MON.
    25 Sep 2013, 06:32 PM Reply Like
  • jaginger
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    Though it remains true that the party allocation represented herein would be a jaw-dropping shock to a very large number of people in this country,.
    25 Sep 2013, 08:26 PM Reply Like
  • Brandon Gibbs
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    I agree, most see the corporation/govt link as one sided. My observation has been that Republicans seem to be unashamed of it, while Democrats seem to want to hide the fact.
    25 Sep 2013, 08:52 PM Reply Like
  • toddro
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    The MON connection scares me with regard to genetically-modified seeds & food:

     

    http://bit.ly/19H4ywS
    25 Sep 2013, 11:27 PM Reply Like
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