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flyerboys replied to the Atheist Fools board. 1:13 AM

Re: Congress passes new NSA Bill

NSA is mostly what they call Sigint -- signals intelligence. They intercept and decode communications. They mostly stay home and just gather stuff from the ether, mails, phone lines.... as has been done since writing was invented.

CIA [more]

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flyerboys replied to the Atheist Fools board. 12:39 AM

Re: Optical DElusion for smart people

The balls are moving on straight lines -- diameters -- but at a speed that varies sinusoidally -- that is to say at a speed that accelerates and decelerates so that at each moment the speeds match the sin function of the position of the ball along [more]

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flyerboys replied to the Atheist Fools board. 12:20 AM

Re: Congress passes new NSA Bill

Done work with both.

Oversimplifying:
NSA is techs/hackers supported my some spooks.
CIA is spooks supported by some techs/hackers.

The two agencies have extremely different cultures, operating conditions, and mostly [more]

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:58 PM

Re: "Right to work"

goofyhoofy

Thanks!

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:45 PM

Re: (Dis)honesty - Truth About Lies

Fascinating, and the psychology of 'real' vs 'digital' money is surprising to me and profound, as JLC points out, in its implications for where our world is going at its hell-for-leather pace of tech (r)evolution.

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:45 AM

Re: What is appropriate P/E?

Mark Steve Poz and all the rest of you ancients


the boards may be dying, but their is exquisite quality here being left



High

and

Dry.



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(wishing it would rain one more [more]

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:27 AM

Re: Greece: High Noon minus 2 days

A later dateline, but still no substantive news here.

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flyerboys posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:29 AM

Greece: High Noon minus 2 days

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/economics/11644890/Greece...

No real news here, except, that is, the creditors are meeting to try [more]

Mon Jun 1

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:51 PM

Re: "Right to work"

goofyhoofy:

A very interesting post.

...been to Ireland and interviewed both managemnent and labor there about their union shop....I worked with and managed companies with as many as four unions in the same [more]

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:43 PM

Re: Electricity from Fossil Fuel

goofyhoofy

a rec and a big shout out as well.

I think nuclear has been proven dangerous, not inherently, but in the reality of lived social/political life (idiotic mind-blowing catastrophic disasters in Chernobyl and Fukushima, and [more]

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flyerboys replied to the Atheist Fools board. 1:20 AM

Re: AZ Apache holy site sold to miners

rather have the money then old superstitions

Love of land, of earth, of dirt and rock and snake and cactus, is not superstitious, it is sanity, and foundational towards power and wealth, and, infinitely more importantly, health and [more]

Sun May 31

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flyerboys replied to the Atheist Fools board. 1:19 PM

Re: "worse than pagans"

Cardinal Burke is almost the archetypal form both of the bullying conservatism of the Vatican Curia mixed with USAian right wing reaction, and of the bizarreness of 19th century Monarchical Roman Catholicism encountering the modern world with fear, [more]

Fri May 29

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:38 PM

Re: Greece & Game Theory

SB, I find myself posting items like this just to elicit your opinion, and as always you brought on solid insight and raised more issues.

By the way, living in Hollywood and all I meant no disrespect by calling Hans Werner [more]

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flyerboys posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:56 PM

Greece & Game Theory

Interesting column by a provocative German analyst, Hans Werner:

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Thu May 28

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:46 AM

Re: OT: Opulence and Privilege

I am in agreement with Steve, but folks, check out the actual article desertdave linked for our delectation and information and give it a rec, cuz I could only give it one.

I was so enthralled with the content, imagery, and insanity of the [more]

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flyerboys posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:16 AM

Keep the Big TBTF Banks....

...says Michael Grunwald, Tim Geithner's assistant/amanuensis for Geithner's report on the big crash of 2008.

In this article

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Tue May 26

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flyerboys replied to the Atheist Fools board. 7:29 PM

Re: Water - from toilet to tap

the affluent is dumped into the ocean

I might be OK with that...which ones?


And I am also OK with that but a little puzzled also over whither you mean which oceans or which affluents? I'd say whichever oceans have fastest [more]

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:32 PM

Re: Iraq'a oil production

$50 to $60 WTI for the rest of the year

Yes.

Big questions are

1. how long beyond
2. how would you model the risks to production and transport of mideast oil?


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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:34 PM

Re: Solar

Qaz--

"While it may seem like batteries are old industrial tech, they are actually being driven by cutting edge matierials science."


a rec and a big And How!!

In my view Materials Science is the [more]

Thu May 21

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flyerboys replied to the Atheist Fools board. 1:05 PM

Re: Palmyra obscenity

"We just don't care" is true about a horrific list of items. So, let's go on to ask

What, judging by 'Our' actions, Do 'We' Care About?

(my answer: money, status, power, but most critically, the stability of [more]

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