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Fri Jul 4

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namkato replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:34 AM

Re: Stiglitz on inequality

As an investor, I absolutely do not care about (CEO pay) / (average worker pay) let alone (CEO pay) / (lowest worker pay).
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The conversation is not about investing.

It is about [more]

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namkato replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:38 AM

Re: Stiglitz on inequality

I've given ample reasons to show that astronomic CEO pay comes at the expense of employee pay - which does more to stimulate overall economic activity, and I could give ample reasons to demonstrate that too. I could also give ample reasons to show [more]

Thu Jul 3

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namkato replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:33 AM

Re: Stiglitz on inequality

Coveting. Wealth envy. Jealousy. All very destructive to individuals and nations.
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Metar has a distinct anti business bias. The posts that get all the recs are similar to the highly recced PA posts. [more]

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namkato replied to the Political Asylum board. 12:21 AM

Re: The Supreme Court's Religious Background

The Supreme Court is dominated by old, white, Roman Catholic males.
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The Presidency is dominated by a black muslim of indeterminate origin.

Tue Jul 1

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namkato posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:33 PM

Jamie, we're pulling for you

Investors, the worldwide business community, and your stockholders who overwhelmingly approved your pay raise, hope for the best for you in your skirmish with cancer.

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namkato replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:13 PM

Re: When should I cash in???

I wonder how many folks are considering "cashing in" as their portfolios reach valuations that exceed their expectations.

-Hound (puzzled)
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You are asking a board that failed to [more]

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namkato posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:06 PM

new records for Dow, S&P

Go, CEOs! Great job guys and gals!

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namkato replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:46 PM

Re: Stiglitz on inequality

Your false dilemma fallacy strikes me as incredibly naive, the words of somebody who hasn't done much research into the area of how executive compensation is derived in most Fortune 500 companies. Suffice it to say that your simplistic description of [more]

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namkato posted to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 3:35 PM

millions lied to get Ocare

and the gov't does not have the capability to do anything about it:


[more]

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namkato replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:09 AM

Re: Stiglitz on inequality

Personally, I like the idea of replacing Jim McNerney's $23M/yr compensation with someone from Germany, France or Japan of equal skill, at a tenth the cost.
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All you've done is whine here. No reasoning or [more]

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namkato replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:07 AM

Re: Stiglitz on inequality

In 1960, the average chief executive earned 40 times as much as the average worker. By 1990, the average CEO earned 107 times as much. In the following decade, this ratio rose to 525:1. Do you think that nobody understood your rationale for paying [more]

Mon Jun 30

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namkato replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:51 PM

Re: Rich people don't create jobs.

Almost all the people I know personally who started businesses were middle class at the start. So when they started their business and hired others, they weren't rich people creating jobs, they were lower to upper middle class people creating jobs. A [more]

Sun Jun 29

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

Re: Disruptive education - a rant

My Aunt taught 3rd grade in a middle class suburb of Kalamazoo from the early 50s through the early 80s. Every year I can remember, meaning dating to the early 60s, she proclaimed that year's kids the worst [more]

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namkato replied to the Political Asylum board. 12:58 PM

Re: muslim traitor bergdahl didn't help captors?

He helped his captors A LOT just by deserting. The men killed looking for him, the resources devoted to the entire situation, the terrorists released, the absolutely staggering amount of manpower, time, and effort spent on his behalf, and it's not [more]

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namkato replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:16 PM

Re: OT: Jeff's portfolio for heckling

I am far from being a financial
professional and wouldn't presume to give any form of financial advice,

I find I am able to provide a slightly better return
than the S&P combined with lower [more]

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namkato posted to the Political Asylum board. 11:57 AM

muslim traitor bergdahl didn't help captors?

http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/us-army-no-evidence-be...

So, the US Army has not yet interviewed Bergdahl. Despite this fact, they [more]

Fri Jun 27

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namkato replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:45 AM

Re: Supremes 9-0 against O's Recess Appts

All of this means that when the US's demographics clock clicks down to midnight in 2020, the democrats (powered by the votes of racial minorities) will be able to completely ignore the republican party. [more]

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namkato replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:42 AM

Re: Boeing and "big gummit"

If Jim McNerney wants to bribe a Senator, with corporate funds, saying he is acting on my behalf as a stockholder, without my prior consent, that's a different matter.

As a matter of routine, I vote in favor of every shareholder proposal to [more]

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namkato replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:15 AM

Re: Boeing and "big gummit"

What I find objectionable is the notion that corporations have the same rights as people.
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A corporation is formed by people as a way to organize themselves for a specific purpose. There is no [more]

Thu Jun 26

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namkato replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:23 PM

Re: Boeing and "big gummit"

Will "protected free speech" win out over ideology and save the profits?
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Free Speech is a protected by the US Constitution. The Constitution does not say that it can be [more]

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