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steve203 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:33 PM

Re: The Obsession with Alaska

For those that have not seen it before, here's a piece put together for the Olympic Peninsula tourism comission that highlights Wendy's neighborhood. The lavendar farm is probably quite close to Sequim. The Ferry leaving port is in Port Angeles. Also [more]

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steve203 replied to the It Is What It Is board. 1:58 PM

Re: KSU meowski...

KSU sold off on earnings last January too, then recovered.

Made my entry yesterday, but holding lightly. Bought UNP a couple years ago when it got pounded on earnings, and done very well with it since. Maybe KSU will work out as [more]

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steve203 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:22 PM

Re: The Obsession with Alaska

Note that Jacksonville, Florida doesn't even rank.

When I worked for Office Depot, the store computer systems were tied into HQ (in Delray Beach at that time) by a sat link in Jacksonville. I could tell whenever J-ville was getting [more]

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steve203 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:56 PM

Re: Understanding the oil market

He has another one that is twice as much and wants me to help him invest both of them. }};-O

Wow. Run away from that "opportunity" as fast as your little feet can carry you. If anything ever went wrong, you would never hear [more]

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steve203 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:13 PM

Re: OT - Rear Ended by a 2015 VW

The big thing on the news right now is Tom Brady's under-inflated balls. }};-D

There is a two week hiatus until the Superbowl, so they had to cook up something to keep the media yapping about football daily until then.

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steve203 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:11 PM

Re: OT - Rear Ended by a 2015 VW

... have gotten more deer with that than I've gotten with my bow or rifle.

You sound like Jeff Daniels, who grew up near Chelsea, Mi, which is just west of Ann Arbor.

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steve203 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:56 AM

Re: The Obsession with Alaska

That's why my dream retirement involves Florida.

ummm....sure about that Bunkie? There's a dowside to living there.

(caution, coarse language)

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steve203 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:17 PM

Re: OT - Rear Ended by a 2015 VW

I'm temped to start painting kill scores on the side of the driver's door for the cars that the silver Volvo is destroying? }};-D

So who says Volvos are safe? Yours sounds exceptionally dangerous to be around. I'll keep my VW far far [more]

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steve203 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:10 PM

Re: The Obsession with Alaska

There are plenty of trails through the woods. There's plenty of game in the woods and fish in the sea. For those who like to volunteer, there are plenty of opportunities to clear trails, clean beaches, tutor children or adults, work in the local [more]

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steve203 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:57 PM

Re: The Obsession with Alaska

I suspect cheap content has more to do with it than a fascinated audience?

It's actually profit. Ad rates are set by ratings and audience demographics. So the formula is the cheapest programming to get a given rating with the demos [more]

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steve203 replied to the Political Quagmire board. 1:08 PM

Re: cue the brownshirts

Who don't go ape S###t over cartoons?

Religious nutters of every stripe are around

The Last Temptation of Christ (film)

On October 22, 1988, a French Christian fundamentalist group launched Molotov cocktails
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steve203 replied to the Political Quagmire board. 11:16 AM

Re: cue the brownshirts

Was this history lesson supposed to have some relationship to St. Patrick Day festivities?

Just pointing out that the IRA were prolific terrorists, but the US Irish community suffered no blowback, in spite of open support for one of [more]

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steve203 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:58 AM

Re: OT - AirAsia climbed too fast

Tim <still wondering what happened to MH-370>

My chop shop scenario is still in play, and remains in play until something floats onto a beach: the passengers were killed by decompression, the plane flown to carjackistan and [more]

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steve203 replied to the It Is What It Is board. 2:56 AM

Re: KSU meowski...

KSU chart looks like that head and shoulders thing, but UNP reported and went on a tear.

http://stockcharts.com/h-sc/ui?s=UNP

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steve203 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:36 AM

Re: Maybe Steve is right...

(Coming from him 'People need to have less things in life' sounds a lot like Marie Antoinette's reported "Let them eat cake" comment.)

Well, more like "they aren't entitled to bread or cake. I'm more important, so I'm [more]

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steve203 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:55 AM

Re: Saudi Arabian King Abdullah dies

That is like saying it is being taken over by oil, and it's close buddy; water.

The USian mob doesn't know the difference, or care. To the mob, they are all Islamic boogymen.

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steve203 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:54 AM

Re: Saudi Arabian King Abdullah dies

I expect that the Saudis would be the most capable and the most motivated - if they weren't dealing with a transition in leadership.

Except, aren't they already engaged in Syria? Do they still have their "peace keepers" in [more]

Thu Jan 22

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steve203 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:56 PM

Re: Saudi Arabian King Abdullah dies

And his replacement is a frisky young thing at only 79.

Meanwhile, the US backed regime in Yemen has quit.

U.S. Fears Chaos as Government of Yemen Falls

SANA, Yemen — The American-backed government of Yemen abruptly
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steve203 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:27 PM

Re: European Helicopters

Russian regular forces have moved into eastern Ukraine

How many times have we heard this charge over the last several months? Has anyone trotted out captured Russian soldiers to prove it? Otherwise, this is another op-ed piece by a [more]

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steve203 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:14 PM

Re: Swiss Franc, Obamacare, Education: Common Theme

In the physical sciences you would most likely ignore or throw away this data point. (Chauvenet Criterion for the mathematically inclined.) You would assume that the data point was due to some kind of error, and NOT real. And yes, this is standard [more]

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