The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @lopp ever

April 1st, 2020

When you try to manipulate markets via threats that are based upon poorly defined feelings of what’s fair, the mark..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0d

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@AGleaks You realize that N95 masks can be 3D printed, right?

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@gmajoulet “Unconscionably excessive” is meaningless. It’s a feeling rather than a definition. No need to demonize..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FZ

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@AGleaks You’re thinking micro rather than macro. No need to demonize entrepreneurs who are reacting to changes in..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Mr

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@Mister_Kyles “Price gouging” is a term authoritarians use to demonize entrepreneurs who are reacting to extreme ch..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zw

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@Garland_Key @Carys___x “Equal access” is the tricky part; I’d argue there is no way to guarantee such access. Why..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Sr

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@Garland_Key @Carys___x I think the fundamental difference in our perspectives is that I believe it should only be..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uI

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@Garland_Key @Carys___x Not sure how that’s relevant; no one is excusing anything. You mentioned two institutions t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pJ

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@TheCryptoFool Is he a bad actor because someone else has a right to buy his specific masks at a specific price? If..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…MS

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@TheCryptoFool Key word is “trying” - there are no guarantees. The markets continue to play out; I only see one act..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…D4

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@davidroyy @Carys___x Price is the strongest signal in existence; it’s the basis of determining how scarce resources get allocated.

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@Carys___x Those two things are not mutually exclusive; there are no emotions in economics.

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@iFirebrand All investments involve speculation around potential risks and rewards.

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Government steals Brooklyn man’s property because he made an unapproved investment. twitter.com/CollapsePosts/…

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@matthew_d_green “Quarantine log, day 37: the toothpaste Oreos aren’t as bad as I had anticipated.”

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