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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:30 PM

Re: METAR Contest 2015

METAR: DXJT
pins and bobbins: AAPL


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Mon Dec 22

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:14 PM

Re: 10 lesser known Ancient Civilisations

Toynbee, and almost everybody, was/is ignorant of the amazing Srivijayan civilization/empire. It sprang from a thalassocratic state in Sumatra in the 7th - 8th century and grew to control most trade and then most governance in the coastal zones of [more]

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:48 PM

Re: OT - Remember these Guys?

The modern internet power to rapidly create an 'attractive' image (triumphant selfless brave soldiers of the One True God rebuilding the Caliphate and entering a new golden age), never mind reality, first helped ISIS, but built in a certain [more]

Sun Dec 21

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:33 PM

Re: Sam's Walmart taking over the world

dd:

Latest from the always getting it wrong healthy eating faddists says:

Go ahead on the grease and meat, but watch out for those fries! Only eat as many as you can pay for by collecting cans and bottles on the way there! [more]

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flyerboys replied to the Women's Health Issues board. 5:30 PM

Re: Double breast cancer

Dear Women's Health Issues Regulars, and especially Sheila,

I am a regular on METaR where Wendy is a crucial and beloved presence, and I expect quite a few of us METaRites will start lurking here to stay current.

Thank you! Both for [more]

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:04 PM

Re: The high cost of medical care

Thanks, and Thoughts, and Prayers.

This ought become a very long politics-and-rant-free thread.

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:59 PM

Re: Currency stuff

Notehound and Jeff's posts point out what looks to be a significant macro-economic shift -- the fading of the quasi-religious rules and beliefs that have long guided central banking (e.g. the SwissCentralBank using negative interest rates, the [more]

Sat Dec 20

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flyerboys posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:06 PM

Solstice Blessing

May the darkness of this longest night wrap you in blessed silence and peace.

Turn off the TV, sleep the computer, airport mode the phone, turn out the lights, and rediscover the light of heaven.

If you want a little more urging, [more]

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:12 AM

Re: One Less Bank

PolymerMom

Thanks for continuing to research and post this.

Now that we are down to the 'small numbers' the locations still add "texture" to my understanding of the USA economy.

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Fri Dec 19

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:14 PM

Re: Krugman on Putin

Hey boy, we must have hit the hit parade 'cuz Namkato is back in full irrelevant delusional aggressive faulty memory mode! I suggest setting MF filters to stinkface!

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:11 PM

Re: Krugman on Putin

I. Regarding the effect of our sanctions in creating solidarity in Russia:

Russia's collapse has little to do with the sanctions and lots and lots to do with staggering incompetence in managing the Russian economy -- waste beyond belief [more]

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flyerboys posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:15 AM

Krugman on Putin

Krugman lays it on the line,


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Thu Dec 18

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flyerboys replied to the Atheist Fools board. 8:07 PM

Re: It's about time

Don't forget:

one of the original goals of southern slaveowners was a slave empire with Cuba as a strategic and lucrative and addition, a desire that died a very very slow death post 1865 as they realized how very much terror and [more]

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:46 PM

Re: Middle Class[Income] Jobs ain't Coming Back?

Kyu ratings are a lot like Dan ratings in judo.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Go_ranks_and_ratings

17 kyu meant that I was at a level of play where 'schooling' would [more]

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:40 PM

Re: Middle Class[Income] Jobs ain't Coming Back?

I am one of those who sees Go playing as by far the most useful test for comparing computers and humans in the limited realm of delimited system problem solving.

Much more difficult and still barely touched is the human ability to size up [more]

Wed Dec 17

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:13 PM

Re: Russia: An Alternate View

Yoda,

Thanks, invaluable hearing from a multiplex group of the Russian 1%, with your acute spread of interpretations.

Excellent cue to introduce this book to those who have not seen it, with an excellent precís and speculative [more]

Tue Dec 16

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:27 PM

Re: Russian stock market worth less than Microso

Sourdough buckwheat waffles -- especially when served with sweet tillamook butter, true maple syrup and bacon -- are one of the most delightful and nutritious (buckwheat very high in protein content) foods known to humankind.

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:05 PM

Re: A Micro View On A Macro Issue: Widespread Panic

milligram:

xlnt post bringing us to a fundamental Macro point -- panic versus trust.


My longtime Russian friend and I had been exchanging e-mails on the cultural economic political scene in Russia for years. This last summer [more]

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:51 PM

Re: Krugman vs. A Pritchard-Evans

notes:

Yup!!

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