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Tue Apr 22

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WuLong posted to the Climate Change board. 1:04 PM

CA Drought

Everything that everyone has been warning about over the past few months is starting to happen. Workers are getting laid off as prized fruit and nut trees are going unwatered, and fields are going fallow.
As droughts have worsened in recent
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Mon Apr 21

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WuLong replied to the Political Asylum board. 4:14 PM

Re: Do corporations pays their share?

I don't see either party really supporting a reduction in government size, rather where they want to spend the money and whom to tax it.
Until the reductions happens everyone should pay their share.

See, I would say that the way to [more]

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WuLong posted to the I See DEAD PEOPLE board. 2:40 PM

Doris Pilkington Garimara

When she was 4, Doris Pilkington Garimara was uprooted from her home in western Australia and sent to a camp for "half-caste" aboriginals, where she grew up believing she had been abandoned and forgotten by her [more]

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WuLong posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 10:30 AM

OT: Schiller on CAPE

Shiller: CAPE ratio is high but you should still own stocks
In the accompanying video, Shiller tells us that the "CAPE index is rather high," but adds that this ratio first achieved public prominence when he and his colleague
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Sat Apr 19

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WuLong replied to the Climate Change board. 4:44 PM

Re: They're always wrong but still get airtime

Yeah, "better" science would reduce the uncertainty,
This is not a true statement.

An increase in the size of error bars does not mean we have actually moved backwards. It means we actually have a better [more]

Fri Apr 18

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WuLong replied to the Political Asylum board. 7:54 PM

Re: More Ukraine

Don't hide behind denial here
Um, what did I deny? That's my first problem with you - you make stuff up.

Its naïve and childish to think that history and the failure of Russia to confront and acknowledge its history, has [more]

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WuLong replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 7:36 PM

Re: Fuel from seawater

Sorry, what was that?
Did I stutter? I said the technology doesn't exist.
Not to mention that I don't know what an electric afterburner would look like.

“The reactor itself may be about 1 feet wide by 2 feet high, [more]

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WuLong posted to the Political Asylum board. 4:02 PM

Pocket Veto of Keystone by Campaigner-in-Chief

The Obama administration once again has punted on a final decision for the Keystone XL pipeline, announcing ahead of the holiday weekend it is extending a key review period indefinitely -- a move that could push off a determination until after the [more]

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WuLong replied to the Political Asylum board. 2:50 PM

Re: More Ukraine

Its very scary. If Crimea was the Ruhr, I guess Eastern Ukraine -- where Russia has such a noble history of honor and gentleness -- is the Sudetenland.
Wow. Are we all the way to Godwin's Law already? That was fast.

Fwiw, walking [more]

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WuLong posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 1:08 PM

OT: Banking

I thought this an interesting summary:

Following these two companies is going to be an interesting journey. There is no question that the American "banking" system is changing. As we look at the largest six "banks" in [more]

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

Re: Fuel from seawater

Why not just have a nuclear powered airplane instead of using aviation fuel?
I expect you are actually serious.
Consider the size/weight requirements of a nuclear reactor (which uses nuclear to generate heat which power steam turbines [more]

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WuLong replied to the Climate Change board. 12:39 PM

Re: They're always wrong but still get airtime

if coal is super-cheap because CO2 isn't priced in, then... have the people who don't want emissions pay it in.
Arbitrage*. Buy cheap and wait for the value to be recognized.

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OK, so it's actually value [more]

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WuLong replied to the Climate Change board. 12:33 PM

Re: They're always wrong but still get airtime

And BTW, all this discussion about how small the cost of mitigation efforts is has kind of made me question the popular assumption that "mitigation efforts need to begin as soon as possible,"
Didn't the IPCC say in 2000 that [more]

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WuLong posted to the Political Asylum board. 2:04 AM

More Ukraine

Looks like Putin has decided to play the long game.
Following the Geneva talks, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, Ukraine's Foreign Minister Andriy Deshchytsia, US Secretary of State John Kerry and EU foreign policy chief Catherine [more]

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WuLong posted to the Climate Change board. 1:55 AM

Teleconnections

The more we learn, the more we know we don't know.
How many models incorporate this?


New data from NASA's AIM spacecraft have revealed "teleconnections" in Earth's atmosphere that stretch all the way from the North Pole [more]

Thu Apr 17

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WuLong posted to the Political Asylum board. 11:45 PM

Obama and The Chicago Way

llinois State House members are advancing a bill that would devote $100 million toward a Barack Obama presidential library. The House Executive Committee meeting in Chicago today voted, by an official tally of 9-0, to authorize using state money [more]

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WuLong replied to the Political Asylum board. 4:53 PM

Re: How do you "like" me now?

I just went onto Facebook and unliked Betty Crocker and Nature Valley.

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WuLong replied to the Political Asylum board. 4:51 PM

Re: Ukrainian Putin stooge ordering Jews to regi

well deserved ire in this country aimed specifically at those who have the chutzpah to call themselves "Makers", when they have revealed themselves as the biggest "Takers" of all.
I really dislike thread hijacking, and [more]

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WuLong posted to the Political Asylum board. 4:36 PM

How do you "like" me now?

General Mills, the food mega-corporation that owns Betty Crocker, Nature Valley, and basically every sweet cereal you ate and served your kids, has a startling new legal policy making it illegal to sue the company after you:
- download or
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WuLong replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 10:39 AM

Re: brkb is $125 again...?

at what price would you start to sell me your shares?
I would be willing to start backing down my over-allocation (essentially the shares I bought in Feb at $110) above $130.

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