[FoRK] Rules of thumb
sdw at lig.net
Mon Apr 6 15:11:08 PDT 2009
Jeff Bone wrote:
>> What I "howled" about is statements that "PersonA's plan is to spend
>> X" when the stated plan is to spend X/3.
> BTW and just to be clear, this is an utter and complete lie,
> fabrication, complete bullshit.
Whatever. Sorry I brought it up again. Oh, I didn't. Sorry I responded.
> The "stated plan" in the case of Obama's health care spend was ~$65B /
> year. There was never any disagreement about that, and I never said
> it was anything other than what they said it was. What I *did* say
> was that that number was complete bullshit -wrt- the amount necessary
> to achieve the stated goals, and proceeded to show you why multiple ways.
> So no, you and I were never disagreeing on the statement of planned
> spend. We were always disagreeing about the analysis of whether this
> was sufficient to accomplish stated goals. Or rather, it wasn't our
> analyses that disagreed, since you never had one; you just found my
> analysis objectionable because it ran counter to your desired outcome.
I analyzed what the administration was saying, compared it to what you
were saying they were saying and/or pointing to what other people were
saying they were saying and noting gaps. I guess if that isn't analysis
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