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steve203 posted to the Political Quagmire board. 10:16 PM

Trump's VP

Donald Trump's running mate? Here are 22 possibilities

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steve203 posted to the Political Quagmire board. 8:33 PM

Investing in Trumpworld

Jeff Gundlach: Donald Trump will win

So how should an investor position their portfolio? Look at arms manufacturers, said Gundlach. He would avoid companies that are susceptible to global trade slowdowns, particularly those related to
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steve203 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:39 PM

Re: OT, or maybe not, Detroit schools

The media has been reporting that a "package of bills" is being advanced by the state house regarding restructuring Detroit Public Schools, but have reported no details.

Now we have a few details, including the impact on the [more]

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steve203 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:50 PM

Re: OT, or maybe not, Detroit schools

to same money.

That would be "to save money", as so often happens in Michigan, when money is put ahead of people.

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steve203 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:38 PM

Re: Lawmaker looks to speed up foreign weapons sales

Rep. Vicky Hartzler, R-Mo.,

hmmm....lessee....MO...why does that ring a bell?

Boeing Defense Jobs In St. Louis At Risk As Kuwait F-18 Super Hornet Deal Left Uncertain

“If Congress doesn’t get this Boeing deal
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steve203 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:24 PM

Re: Risky energy companies defaulting at record rate

I remember Ultra. Big moneymaker for shareholders during the "peak oil" hysteria in 08, cracked $100/share that summer.

Of course, now the question is how do we protect the TBTF from their latest lending bright idea?

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steve203 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:19 PM

Re: OT, or maybe not, Detroit schools

...you tend to see the world through glasses tinted with righteous indignation

Is is lonely having an ethical compass in a sea of sociopaths. :^)

"How could I make money off of this situation." [more]

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steve203 posted to the Political Quagmire board. 12:43 PM

Breaking Kasich

Noon news reports Kasich has cancelled campaign event in Virginia, will announce withdrawal from campaign later today.

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steve203 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:50 AM

Re: OT, or maybe not, Detroit schools

Didn't their existing contract guarantee their pay?

One would think so. Seems reasonable that the contract clause that gave teachers the option of spreading their pay over the entire year, instead of just the duration of the school [more]

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steve203 replied to the Political Quagmire board. 11:40 AM

Re: Which is It?

Did the demographic of a Trump supporter mutated. Or did preconceived notions of the Trump supporter influence the interpretation of demographic data. The old massage the data til you get the answer you want?

I would say Trump's [more]

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steve203 posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:09 PM

It's May

Sold my oils a few days ago.

Given the political rhetoric, think I might sell my rails that have major exposure to trade with Mexico. Some of their markets aren't all that healthy anyway. Anti-NAFTA rhetoric adds to the squirrely feeling. [more]

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steve203 replied to the Political Quagmire board. 9:31 PM

Re: Breaking Cruz quits

Trump sounding very conciliatory and complimenting Cruz. 'course, it's open war on Princess Hillary starting tomorrow, and she's a target rich environment.

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steve203 posted to the Political Quagmire board. 8:43 PM

Breaking Cruz quits

Live concession speech in Indiana, Cruz announced he is suspending his campaign, after being crushed by Trump in the Bible banging heartland.

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steve203 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:21 PM

Re: OT, or maybe not, Detroit schools

Back to school:

Detroit teachers union says deal in place, teachers back in class Wednesday

The teachers union said DPS Transition Manager Steven Rhodes gave them a signed contract guaranteeing them pay through the summer.
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steve203 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:34 PM

Re: Student loans not holding back homeownership

Surprise, surprise, those that graduated were continuing with those other "social milestones" and student debt was not as big a problem.

Do the "social milestones" that they attain include saving for retirement? [more]

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steve203 posted to the Political Quagmire board. 3:30 PM

Cruz blows his stack

Caught some of Cruz's rant on CNN while having lunch.

Trump bizarrely links Cruz’s father to JFK assassin; Cruz goes ballistic

Then he (Trump) insinuated that Cruz’s father may have played some role in the assassination of John
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steve203 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:05 PM

Re: GOOGLEUBERFORD Forms Group to Advocate Self-

In my experience:
* If you're driving a sedan you can see through the sedan ahead of you but anything larger will block your vision.
* If you're driving an SUV you can see over the sedan ahead of you but anything larger will block your
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steve203 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:09 PM

Re: Student loans not holding back homeownership

Her findings run counter to the warnings from some economists,...that large student loan balances could be preventing some young people from buying houses and making other large investments, slowing economic growth.

There is that [more]

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steve203 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:29 AM

Re: OT, or maybe not, Detroit schools

Putting convenience ahead of money on the barrelhead has its price.

Not everyone has the discipline to budget their money to ride out a three month period every year with zero income.

The principle that people should be paid [more]

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steve203 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:02 AM

Re: GOOGLEUBERFORD Forms Group to Advocate Self-

...munchkin cars they collapse like matchboxes when hit by full sized pickups/SUVs/trucks.

...the sedan driver can't see over/through the car ahead to spot developing traffic problems.


So the obvious solution is get rid of [more]

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