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Tue Aug 19

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WuLong replied to the Climate Change board. 4:57 AM

Re: More On Consensus

Lets put that one in the "made up stuff that was attempted to be passed off as insight" file.
I'm always fascinated when people actively choose to reject empirical evidence.

Mon Aug 18

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WuLong replied to the Climate Change board. 9:56 PM

Re: More On Consensus

And are you now suggesting that the "far-fetched schemes" are generally the better way to do medicine than the medical consensus?
See, I would have mentioned that it was once medical consensus that "dotors are gentlemen, [more]

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WuLong posted to the I See DEAD PEOPLE board. 2:13 PM

James Jeffords, 80

James Jeffords, former Vt. senator, dies at 80
Former Vermont US Senator James Jeffords, who in 2001 tipped control of the Senate when he quit the Republican Party to become an independent, died Monday. He was 80.

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WuLong replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 12:40 PM

Re: Is the market overvalued

Jim:

Thought this article might interest you.

How Overvalued Is the Stock Market?
Daniel J. Want, analytics director at Prerequisite Capital Management in Queensland, Australia, has taken Shiller's CAPE and further
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Sun Aug 17

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WuLong posted to the Political Asylum board. 3:01 PM

Chris Rock - How to deal with police

It's Chris - definitely NSFW.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uj0mtxXEGE8

Sat Aug 16

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WuLong replied to the Climate Change board. 6:11 PM

Re: Noam Chomsky on stupid people

Makes sense to me.
Except, of course, that there really are stupid people.

THE BASIC LAWS OF HUMAN STUPIDITY
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WuLong replied to the Political Asylum board. 8:22 AM

Re: Yazidi massacre

Had W not invaded Iraq in 2003, this, in all likelihood, would never have happened.
If Archduke Ferdinand had not gone to Sarajevo in 1914, this, in all likelihood, would never have happened.

You have to draw a line somewhere. [more]

Fri Aug 15

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WuLong replied to the Value Hounds board. 5:08 PM

Re: Here Comes Another One - PBPB

The IPO is estimated to generate up to $83M of proceeds, higher if they raise the going public price. Of this about $50M will go to current shareholders in the form of a dividend.
It ultimately brought in about $106M, a net for PBPB of [more]

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WuLong replied to the Political Asylum board. 4:03 PM

Re: Trying to hide

What are you suggesting? That I didn't like the fact that the police took a more intelligent, gently, tactful approach the next night?
Pretty much.

Where do you get that?
Certainly you didn't see it as necessary [more]

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WuLong replied to the Political Asylum board. 3:26 PM

Re: Russia defeat inside Ukraine

Looks like someone jumped the gun.

Here's how this was supposed to play out:
Red Cross inspects trucks. All looks good. Trucks cross into Ukraine.
Simultaneously, a white military column moves into Ukraine a few miles [more]

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WuLong replied to the Political Asylum board. 12:43 PM

Re: Trying to hide

This is Wednesday night that these intrepid reporters are writing about
Absolutely.
And what was the difference between the 2 nights? The police. Period.

Do you get dizzy spinning so hard? I would think so...

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WuLong replied to the Political Asylum board. 12:33 PM

Re: Trying to hide

They could probably have a very good story if they were in a jail cell.

As they did without it.

A town is being burnt in a riot
Really? Huh.
I guess you missed what happened when the police disarmed.
But [more]

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WuLong replied to the Political Asylum board. 12:30 PM

Re: WaPo Reporter Reams Scarborough

Don't whine that they are afraid of the police force, which is trying to make sure that the entire city does not burn down.
BS.
The Missouri Highway Patrol didn't seem to have a problem last night.

With Highway Patrol, [more]

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WuLong replied to the Political Asylum board. 12:23 PM

Re: Trying to hide

...but hey, way to redirect. Is "blame the victim" standard for you?

Here's a hint - the journalists weren't the problem.

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WuLong replied to the Political Asylum board. 12:21 PM

Re: Trying to hide

Can't do your job from a jail cell.
Plus, did you see the armament the cops were using?

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WuLong posted to the Political Asylum board. 11:48 AM

Trying to hide

"We're willing to take you out if you want me to get you to safety," he says.
"No, that's OK. We're fine."
This was the third time police had blocked us from trying to get to West Florissant Avenue, the main artery that
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WuLong posted to the Political Asylum board. 11:36 AM

Russia defeat inside Ukraine

a Ukrainian military spokesman said Ukrainian forces had tracked the Russian armoured column as soon as it crossed onto Ukrainian soil.
"Appropriate actions were undertaken and a part of it no longer exists."

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Thu Aug 14

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WuLong replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 4:50 PM

Re: BUYBACK, I really made a great move

My last purchase of BRK was in early August (2011). I took on some significant debt to purchase B shares at $71.25.
I'd like to note that the APR over that period was 23.8%.
Not as good as the 54% APR since Feb, but not [more]

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WuLong replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 2:43 PM

Re: Poll: BRKA at 200k-Buy, sell, or hold

While I have announced that I lightened up to eliminate my margin, my portfolio remains roughly 40% BRK.

Wed Aug 13

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WuLong replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 2:21 PM

Re: Sold Today

Apropos of nothing, I just received this email:

Dear Wu,
The variable interest rate for some or all of your loan(s) has decreased. Variable interest rates are determined by federal law and adjusted annually effective July 1.
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