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Goofyhoofy replied to the Political Asylum board. 7:32 AM

Re: Now Obama Said Sony Shouldn't Have Pulled Fi

to impeach you need evidence, right?"

I'll just point out that no you don't. Impeachment is an entirely political process, not legal, and assuming you can get enough people in Congress to go along with you, there is no legal [more]

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Goofyhoofy posted to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 3:12 PM

A Dog Story

I have two dogs and I was buying a large bag of Purina at Costco and standing in line at the check out.

A woman behind me asked if I had a dog.

On impulse, I told her that no, I was starting the Purina Diet again although I probably [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:06 AM

Re: Krugman on Putin

You came in in the middle of a discussion and you take my responses out of context.

How did I take your repeated, numerous comments "out of context"? Here they are:

Popularity is lost when the general population [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Retirement Investing board. 8:53 AM

Re: Supernova

Back in the 1990s, the fool's message was essentially that paying "experts" for stock advice is a waste of money, especially since the experts have been shown to be no better than dart-throwing monkeys for the most part. They derided [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 8:12 AM

Re: aluminum foil

Well, as long as we're on aluminum foil. You might notice that the two sides of the foil are different: one side is shiny, one side is not. Why? What's the difference?

The answer is that there is no difference, it merely an artifact of the [more]

Fri Dec 19

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:25 PM

Re: Krugman on Putin


You forget how hard it is for the people to depose a tyrant.


I don't "forget" at all. That's why I am so amazed you are focused on whether they are "popular" or not. The number of "people's [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:03 PM

Re: Krugman on Putin

IMO when it hurts the people in their wallets and no change in economy is in sight - then the popularity will begin to vanish and new demands for change will start.

The Russian Revolution was in 1917. Mao took over China in 1949. [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:32 AM

Re: Obama to hollow out Cuba embargo

They were on the ropes

Yeah, after 54 years they were "on the ropes." If we had only waited another 27.

It's too trite by half, but it fits: if you keep doing the same thing over and over and expect a different [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:29 AM

Re: 1%ers paying their fair share, are you?

Collectively, the top 1% made about 22% of all income reported in 2012, but paid 38% of total federal income taxes collected.

Willy: you understand the difference between income reported and income actually made, don't [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Conservative Fools board. 10:24 AM

Re: Apparently not all black lives matter

Abortion does not kill human beings. You already know this and believe it, because 70% of all fertilized eggs self-abort. The number of man-made abortions is miniscule by comparison. If you were truly concerned about abortion, you'd be spending [more]

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Goofyhoofy posted to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 10:19 AM

aluminum foil

I realize how trivial this is, and perhaps everybody already knew this but me, but I just found out...

You know how when you're pulling aluminum foil out of the carton and go to tear it and sometimes the whole roll falls out of the box and [more]

Thu Dec 18

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 8:29 PM

Re: Why do collectivists visit this board?

So, i took a look at the liberal version of Retire Early.
I think that board is lucky to get a dozen posts a week


One week ago that board was on Post #62666. (By Ravvt, BTW.) As of tonight it is on Post #63002. By my count that is [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Conservative Fools board. 8:02 PM

Re: Congressman Wants FDIC Officials to Pay

I swear, it never bothers you to be this wrong all the time, does it?

No, not when I'm right. But then I don't use politically biased websites to inform my opinion. (Tip: bringing up the Cato Institute, which never manages to miss an [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 7:45 PM

Re: IBM

Many people who like dividends "too much" implicitly assume that prices are pretty much
random and will do the same thing over time whether or not a dividend is paid.
So, any dividend paid is an extra bonus for them, on top of
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Goofyhoofy replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:03 PM

Re: Russia: An Alternate View

1) The “elite” of Russia will be fine, regardless of oil prices. Maybe they don’t care if the non-elites suffer. If the masses object, there are always rooms available at the Siberian Motel 6. They might just get to check in.

I am [more]

Wed Dec 17

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:10 PM

Re: Who is this guy?

...and why did it take so long for him to see that Republicans are useless parasites who can't be trusted? I like this 2014+ POTUS better than the one of the last 6 years.

I have a theory that the number "42" plays into [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Political Asylum board. 8:55 PM

Re: Who is this guy?

For god's sake it's been fifty years!

Bu but they are terrorist state.


You may recall that we engaged with the Soviet Union even while Joe Stalin ran the joint, and then again with several other of their leaders, including a [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Conservative Fools board. 8:36 PM

Re: Congressman Wants FDIC Officials to Pay

the bad underwriting caused in large part by the Federal Govt, of which the loans were shunted off into others hands by the banks like hot potatoes

It is well documented - and was complained about by Conservative organizations and [more]

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Goofyhoofy replied to the Television Banter board. 8:02 AM

Re: The Newsroom 121414

Season 1 Episode 1 was terrific. The rest of Season 1 was an unholy mess.

Things got a little better in Season 2, but not much.

Finally Season 3 came along, foreshortened by HBO which was tired to paying these prices and getting [more]

Tue Dec 16

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Goofyhoofy posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:17 PM

One giant leap for mankind

This story is a few days old, but in case you missed it...

Britain's regulators have stripped a financial trader of his ability to work in the financial industry - ever again - because he cheated on paying his train fare to and from work. [more]

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