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steve203 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1 minutes ago

Re: how many times have we heard this

Just heard he will stay on until a successor is confirmed ... he will die in office. }};-D

With the POTUS doing the shoving, he probably already has someone in mind, and probably someone with a big record for killing Muslims, because [more]

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steve203 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:28 PM

Re: how many times have we heard this

...she calls JP Morgan the worst bunch of crooks that constantly get caught and pay the fines... which are much less than what they make for the crime.

And none of the big dogs go to prison. "Personal responsibility" is for [more]

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steve203 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:15 AM

Re: how many times have we heard this

Just a thought but some of this sounds like US politics to me?

However, as everyone in DC is for sale, it's non-partisan politics.

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steve203 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:49 AM

Re: how many times have we heard this

I'm down with that except the slowly part.

You must have missed the part of every Presidential campaign, where every candidate makes a pilgrimage to AIPAC to pledge fealty.

If a tiny gang of Cuban ex-pats in Florida, who are [more]

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steve203 posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:59 PM

how many times have we heard this

...whenever the price of oil wanted a boost?

As nuclear pact hangs in the balance, Israel weighs action against Iran: Jerusalem Post

The nuclear agreement being negotiated between Iran and world powers is unpalatable to Israel,
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steve203 replied to the It Is What It Is board. 9:53 PM

Re: Did you Discover the Rat

...what was this place called before "It Is What It Is".

It was "Broadband Bandwagon" during the tech bubble, but I think there was another one between that one and the current one.

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steve203 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:28 PM

Re: OT The Future of Warfare

Historical context: the SAS (Special Air Service) was one of the special organizations developed by the Brits in North Africa during the war. Their specialty was hit and run raids behind German lines. The "Air Service" part was a bit of [more]

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steve203 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:05 PM

Re: OT RIP T-Rat

Like "beat" poetry, trenchrat's writing was inimitable.

And a perspective that someone who has already had a close brush with death would have: "there are no pockets in a shroud" he would remind us.

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steve203 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:25 PM

Re: Disturbing 2013 SS Wage Statistics

After he retired, dad quit cultivating vegetables, but planted blueberry bushes and raised honeybees for a while. He might have been an engineer by trade, but he was always a farmer at heart.

My Grandfather was a mechanic by trade, [more]

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steve203 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:44 AM

Re: How does global warming work?

We old buggers remember there were two possible scenarios. Data since then has answered the question.

For the young'uns, the global cooling theory was that deforestation and increasing amounts of schumtz in the atmosphere would [more]

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steve203 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:39 AM

Re: How does global warming work?

If sufficiently advanced in years, they may remember that the proposed solution to the "coming ice age" in the 1970s

We old buggers remember there were two possible scenarios. Data since then has answered the [more]

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steve203 replied to the It Is What It Is board. 12:23 AM

Re: Did you Discover the Rat

Don't really remember. It was certainly in the "broadband bandwagon" days. Could have run into him on the Qualcomm board as I had picked up QCOM in January 99.

Dave also reminded us "there are no pockets in a [more]

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steve203 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:26 AM

Re: OT - Freelance

Chatting with my co-grandpa (who is ten years older than me) a couple days ago he asked me about all this PTSD stuff and was it real.

Years ago, George Carlin did an interesting piece on how WWI's "shell shock", became [more]

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steve203 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:23 AM

Re: We Got Inflation Eh!!

It’s a false economy to cut Statscan’s budget

Cutting statistical analysis serves two purposes: it helps pay for trickle down tax cuts, and conceals their impact.

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steve203 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:16 AM

Re: US troops to leave by end of 2016

Oh, there's a surprise.
/sarcasm

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steve203 replied to the Political Quagmire board. 9:14 AM

Re: Drumbeat to War

Buy them defense stocks now; the perpetual war policy is on track.

My Oshkosh is up 10% since the election. Got MRAP?

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steve203 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:22 AM

Re: New NEB CEO on climate change and ...

National Energy Board CEO: We care about climate change

We'll gladly send some media hacks up there to scream "jobs, jobs, jobs" to confuse the issue. We have plenty. Just remember their mantra "jobs" and a safe [more]

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steve203 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:21 PM

Re: We Got Inflation Eh!!

I know the Japanese and Europeans are desperately trying to create it so it must be a good thing right?

Whether it's good or bad depends on what the powers that be want it to be to justify them doing what they want to do. It might be [more]

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steve203 replied to the It Is What It Is board. 9:52 PM

Re: TR gone?

... he helped me not lose it.

Amen. "no round trips" he would say.

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steve203 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:19 PM

Re: American Pigs Are Too Fat ...

So, what was the deal with Ebenezer Scrooge and the Christmas goose?

Turkeys are native to north America, not England. Wiki's article on the traditional Christmas meal, by country, names goose or fish for most of Europe. The Wiki [more]

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