Goofyhoofy’s Activity

Today

NL

Boards Post

Goofyhoofy replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 9:02 AM

Re: Dynastic rule: Hillary vs. Jeb

Not for nothing, but the Washington Times' reputation for telling "the whole story" is about three notches below Fox News.

For instance, the way the story quoted it written it appears that Hillary single handedly decided to go to [more]

Yesterday

NL

Boards Post

Goofyhoofy replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:49 PM

Re: Solar

I am harboring cash to smooth me through the rough spots of the current economy and to invest in the next big wave. I think it is very close, and Tesla could be a big part of it.

When Gordon Moore proposed his famous [more]

NL

Boards Post

Goofyhoofy replied to the Conservative Fools board. 7:35 PM

Re: Credit for "saving" GM

GM wasn't saved by anyone. What happened was a winner was chosen. How many jobs elsewhere were crushed or not even created now and into the future because of the resources thrown at this bloated company?

None. The money was borrowed [more]

NL

Boards Post

Goofyhoofy replied to the Political Asylum board. 6:58 PM

Re: Remember the "purple finger"?

We had agreement that we would leave behind a support force

in 2008 George W. Bush signed the U.S.–Iraq Status of Forces Agreement. It included a deadline of 31 December 2011, before which "all the United States [more]

NL

Boards Post

Goofyhoofy replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 6:49 PM

Re: Dynastic rule: Hillary vs. Jeb

Bernie has as much of a chance as Obama did in 2008 -- and he's helped by the fact that more people believe they're getting screwed by "the rich" today.

Not true, and not even close. Obama was helped by the fact that we [more]

NL

Boards Post

Goofyhoofy replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:16 PM

Re: Solar

or nuclear (with its yet-unsolved waste disposal issue)
Here's a complete list of every facet of nuclear-waste disposal that hasn't been thoroughly solved:
1. Politicians.
That is all.


You left out "people." [more]

NL

Boards Post

Goofyhoofy replied to the Political Asylum board. 8:39 AM

Re: Reagan advisor: Fox is destroying GOP

I disagree with him when he says Fox News is harming the GOP.

It's harming the country, by creating a "no alternate explanations allowed" zone, and by constantly reinforcing memes which may or may not be true. (Jon Stewart's recent [more]

NL

Boards Post

Goofyhoofy replied to the Apple board. 8:33 AM

Re: AAPL buybacks using offshore money?

And this is why I think so little of Forbes, and of the anti-taxers in general. This guy's writing is an anti-tax screed wrapped in a rant folded into a quasi news-story. To wit:

I tend to support all of this of course as I tend to think [more]

Mon May 25

NL

Boards Post

Goofyhoofy replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 11:03 PM

Re: Dynastic rule: Hillary vs. Jeb

So as a president she could be buffaloed into a war with Iran too.

Sure. W was buffaloed by Cheney, although that was an easy sell. FDR was buffaloed into campaigning that he would never lead us into war, even though he had every [more]

NL

Boards Post

Goofyhoofy replied to the Saul's Investing Discussions board. 8:43 PM

Re: It's a real problem, and a serious one

Thank you Saul. I was going to leave Goofy's comments go to avoid any more politics on this board,

I don't know why you think this is "politics." Here is the lead editorial in this week's Bloomberg Businessweek, a [more]

NL

Boards Post

Goofyhoofy posted to the Apple board. 7:28 PM

A little bit of Blackberry

The resulting book, “Losing the Signal: The Untold Story Behind the Extraordinary Rise and Spectacular Fall of BlackBerry,” which will be published in the United States on Tuesday, fills in some details of the early history of BlackBerry. And its [more]

NL

Boards Post

Goofyhoofy replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 7:23 PM

Re: Clogged downspouts

I would get a high-pressure nozzle (not just a squeeze grip thing but one of those brass "fire hose" nozzle gizmos like this: [more]

NL

Boards Post

Goofyhoofy posted to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 7:02 PM

Aa nice story for Memorial Day

Yeah I know Memorial Day is not the same as Veteran's Day. But there's a mild connection, and I found this story pretty uplifting:

Jon Stewart, Iraq War Critic, Runs a Program That Helps Veterans Enter TV

Like many troops [more]

NL

Boards Post

Goofyhoofy replied to the Political Asylum board. 6:27 PM

Re: Losing what we fought for...

These vets won the war......and Obama wouldn't leave a reserve force of just 15,000 in country to avoid what we have now.
Everything those military men and women fought for....lost because of Obama's rush to bring the military home.
Yet,
[more]

NL

Boards Post

Goofyhoofy replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 3:37 PM

Re: BRK and preventing train crashes

Debate by caricature! I love it. I don't care for a naked state, but that doesn't mean I want billions of dollars wasted in technologies most people don't want.

My apologies if you thought that comment was directed at you. It wasn't, [more]

NL

Boards Post

Goofyhoofy replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 12:23 PM

Re: BRK and preventing train crashes

$25 billion in gas taxes? This articles says it was $38 billion in state and local fuel taxes, in 2010, and another $28 billion from the federal gas tax,

I'm happy to accept your numbers. Mine came from a DOT document, but if you want [more]

NL

Boards Post

Goofyhoofy replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 10:52 AM

Re: Dynastic rule: Hillary vs. Jeb

Hillary is just as likely to get us into another pointless war in the Middle East as the Bush spawn.

I am fairly sure that's not true. I believe she was buffaloed into voting for the use of military force in Iraq. She was a freshman [more]

Sun May 24

NL

Boards Post

Goofyhoofy posted to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 9:33 PM

Dynastic rule: Hillary vs. Jeb

Many people are rightly appalled by the prospect of American politics turning into the rule of dynasties. Why should Jeb Bush be such a front runner, just because his father was President and his brother was President? Shades of Kingdoms and [more]

NL

Boards Post

Goofyhoofy replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:17 PM

Re: OT I said this could happen years ago.

Silly me, and here I thought mainstream was more than half.

Isn't the New York Times "the mainstream media"?

And yet they print 600,000 copies in a nation of 300 million.

Is that half? Excuse me while I go [more]

NL

Boards Post

Goofyhoofy replied to the Apple board. 9:13 PM

Re: AAPL buybacks using offshore money?

In talking about share buybacks, I have seen it suggested that the offshore (non-US located) money cannot be used by Apple to buy back shares.
Is there anything that stops Apple's foreign subsidiaries from buying AAPL stock and holding it
[more]

Show More Activity ...

CAPS Stats & Trivia

CAPS Player Rating < 20
Player Rank 0 out of 75238
Score 0.00
Score Change Today 0
Accuracy 0.00%
Active Picks 0
Total Picks 0
Best Pick ( 0)
Worst Pick ( 0)
Average Score per Pick 0.00
Charms Earned 0
Highest Rated Favorite No Favorites Selected
Go to Goofyhoofy’s CAPS page

Boards Stats & Trivia

Big funky green star, 20000 posts Top Favorite Fools Top Recommended Fools Feste Award Nominee! Old School Fool
Board Posts 30774
Recs Received 300780
People who have rec'd these posts 7638
Recs to Posts Ratio (last 30 days) 60.20
Threads Started 4210
Threads Started Percentage 13.68 %
Most Frequent Board Political Asylum
Very First Post Re: Cable VS. Satellite (1/25/1999)
Percentage of Posts Rec'd 77.31 %
Show Goofyhoofy’s 10 Latest Posts