This seems pretty much exactly like an old parody video that was out a while back...
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I think what my sibling post is trying to say is that the "price" differs from the "value" in that the buyer and seller may have asymmetric information and or be acting irrationally. In fact I would be nearly certain of it. Furthermore, the faster the trade takes place, the more likely one of these is to be true.
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Government economic stimulus: Treating a patient for anemia with an iron supplement made from his own extracted blood.
I can't resist replying to your Sig...
It's like treating a patient for anemia with iron supplements made from his own extracted blood from the future. We are taking on debt, not trying to push through a one year ballenced budget. I'm not sure it's a good idea, but it's a much better one than what your describing.
From the Arstechnica article:
Amero was substituting for a middle-school English class and asked the regular teacher permission to use the computer to e-mail her husband. The teacher granted her permission, and asked her not to log him out of the computer. Amero, the self-professed techno-noob, then left the room to use the restroom, and upon her return says that she found several students gathered around the machine looking at a web site. A series of unfortunate events occurred from this point on, resulting in a slew of pornographic pop-ups appearing on the screen. The onslaught continued despite Amero's attempts to close the windows.
According to The Register
When the students told their parents what had happened, they told the administration, who vowed that Julie would never work in the classroom again. But they went further. The 40-year-old substitute teacher was arrested, indicted, tried and here is the kicker on January 5, 2007, she was convicted of four counts of risk of injury to a minor, or impairing the morals of a child (Conn. Gen. Stat. 53-21). Indeed, she was originally charged with exposing 10 children in the seventh grade class to the materials on the internet, but six of the charges were dropped.
I guess "Ambush Porn" really is dangerous."