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Pending Potato Shortage?


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“What is called sound economics is very often what mirrors the needs of the respectably affluent.” - John Kenneth Galbraith

 

"Not knowing the scope of your own ignorance is part of the human condition...The first rule of the Dunning-Kruger club is you don’t know you’re a member of the Dunning-Kruger club.” - psychologist David Dunning

 

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I only eat them sporadically (unlike a friend, who grew up in the stereotypical Big Irish Family that went through 100 lbs/week) but you don't need to be a frequent binge-er on french fries or potato chips to see the problem with a major shortfall in production of a significant staple. Bad news for everyone.

“What is called sound economics is very often what mirrors the needs of the respectably affluent.” - John Kenneth Galbraith

 

"Not knowing the scope of your own ignorance is part of the human condition...The first rule of the Dunning-Kruger club is you don’t know you’re a member of the Dunning-Kruger club.” - psychologist David Dunning

 

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