Post by Snidely Post by firstname.lastname@example.org Post by Tim Wright Post by bobg
On Sat, 8 Jul 2017 17:48:38 +0100, Whiskers
Post by Whiskers Post by bobg
Luckily, we have gifted politicians who can break it down for us.
Rick Perry at a recent coal plant visit:"Here’s a little economics
lesson: supply and demand. You put the supply out there and the
demand will follow."
I don't think Shawn could have explained it any more simply.
Simple don't mean right.
"However, there is a chance that Mr Perry could have been
referencing Say's law of markets, an economic theory that argues
supply is the origin of demand.
That certainly seems like the most likely explanation.
I don't know about that. I have a large supply of dog turds in my
back yard, but absolutely no demand for them at all.
Just look at it this way Tim, you appear to have a lot of free fertilizer.
He said "dog", not "cow". Dog poop doesn't seem to do as much for
Actually, according to D.J. Browne, author of the 1853 "The Field Book Of
Manures", dog poop "has been found to be, it is stated, the ‘most fertile
dressing of all quadruped sorts.'".
I do not currently own a copy of this book, I lifted the quote from a
recent article in The Atlantic, which can be found at:
-Derek, who has a new book to find