"I conclude that economics is not yet a science. Economics is most like a science when people do not care about the outcome of the argument."
- Tyler Cowen
What about Trump’s plan to cut the corporate tax rate?
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"Straight up" means "chilled and served without ice in a cocktail glass" but is often used to mean "neat."In retrospect, there have been times when bartenders asked whether I wanted it chilled, but I thought they were just offering an additional unrelated service. On this occasion, since I had just overruled her "neat" (thinking I was actually confirming it) she couldn't have asked for further clarification without seeming argumentative.