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AdrianC replied to the Atheist Fools board. 1:59 PM

Re: Ahem!

What percent of the American electorate can correctly define the word Socialist off the top of their heads? 5%? 10%?

They might be able to give an example of a Socialist government.

Just got this in a chain [more]

Fri Feb 5

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AdrianC replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 9:23 AM

Re: McDonald's salad has more calories than Big Mac

You put fried chicken on anything and it's going to be high in calories and fat.

If McDs is the only option the Southwest salad with grilled chicken is a good choice.

Thu Feb 4

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AdrianC posted to the Atheist Fools board. 9:45 AM

Who Are America's 'Homegrown Terrorists'?

Interesting interview with Peter Bergen (audio and transcript).

http://www.npr.org/2016/02/02/465257993/who-are-americas-hom...

Mainly about [more]

Mon Feb 1

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AdrianC posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 8:29 AM

Value Investors Struggled in 2015

Article by Alan Hartley, CFA of Black Cypress Capital:

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Fri Jan 29

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AdrianC replied to the Atheist Fools board. 1:17 PM

Re: Poll: Close Friends with Creationist

My BIL.

My BIL and SIL.

Thu Jan 28

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AdrianC replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 5:10 PM

Re: Buy back announcement - good or bad?

In a televised interview WEB described the estate plan for his wife.
He will leave whatever the bequest is allocated 70% to S&P index funds and 30% to US Treasuries, the latter to be used when stocks are depressed.


When did [more]

Fri Jan 22

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AdrianC replied to the Atheist Fools board. 8:49 AM

Re: Ba-wa-wa

When his previous insurer notified him that his policy would be canceled at the end of the year, he could've picked a new one through whatever exchange the senate offers (but WAH he didn't want to get a policy through an ACA exchange--he wants an [more]

Thu Jan 21

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AdrianC replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 7:19 AM

Re: Buy Back

He is not using STALE (aka "last stated") BVs in his 1.2x decision. He has made that clear in 2 written comments, but the group-think on this board can obscure any amount of clarity.

Could you post the comments where he [more]

Tue Jan 19

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AdrianC replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 1:01 PM

Re: Dividend

Say a company has $100 book value, earnings of $10, and $50 cash in hand before dividend. Its market price would be $190. Say each share sells at $1.90 (it has 100 shares.)
It declares and pays out a dividend of $25. Its book value would now
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Wed Jan 13

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AdrianC replied to the Christian Fools board. 10:18 AM

Re: What Jesus Looked Like

Matthew uses a more subtle approach than John. Matthew's audience was probably Jewish. An in your face "I am God" apologetic would have put up unnecessary barriers to belief, though some of what Matthew recorded would be equally [more]

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AdrianC replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 10:05 AM

Re: Hussman returns

<< Have any value fund managers done well in the last 10 years? >>

Well, Berkshire's book/share is up 10.02%/year...does that count as a fund?

Some folks think it is :-)

Coupla other numbers, exactly [more]

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AdrianC replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 9:21 AM

Re: Hussman returns

Those performance numbers are before his 1.1% annual fee.

The figures given are for the Hussman Strategic Growth Fund, I'm guessing.

The Hussman Strategic Total Return Fund has done a bit better, 3.56% on the 10 year (vs [more]

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AdrianC replied to the Atheist Fools board. 8:40 AM

Re: In Our Non-Corrupt Government

Yep. No corruption here.

He's corrupt because he married a rich woman?

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Tue Jan 12

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AdrianC replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 1:07 PM

Re: Hussman expects

"Sell everything ahead of stock market crash, say RBS economists"

Inside their report are the phrases:

Sell mostly everything
Sell everything except high quality bonds.
Return of capital, not return on
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AdrianC posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 8:38 AM

Hussman expects

http://www.hussmanfunds.com/wmc/wmc160111.htm

Our expectations for a global economic downturn, including a U.S. recession, have hardened considerably in the past few weeks, with [more]

Fri Jan 8

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AdrianC replied to the Christian Fools board. 9:32 PM

Re: DIPG

Update on Kyler.

After 68 days in the hospital he came home today.

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Thu Jan 7

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AdrianC replied to the Atheist Fools board. 5:24 PM

Re: Bill O'Reilly on guns

Meh.

But this is Bill O'Reilly...pushing the NRA to support universal background checks...that's something.

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AdrianC replied to the Atheist Fools board. 5:19 PM

Re: Buying Guns without BC

Legally, he could sell to you if he and you are from the same state. I can sell any of my long guns to other NC residents without having to do any background check. Due to state law, I could not sell a handgun. I could not sell my long guns to [more]

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AdrianC replied to the Atheist Fools board. 1:51 PM

Re: Buying Guns without BC

Thanks, all.

I did go to a gun show once. Was stuck in Reno over a weekend on a job and there was a show in my hotel. I talked with a seller who had lots of new looking pistols and AK type rifles on display. I looked at one. When I asked [more]

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AdrianC posted to the Atheist Fools board. 1:43 PM

Bill O'Reilly on guns

Interesting talking points from Bill O'Reilly...

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