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Thu Aug 28

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wittgenstein replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 5:31 PM

Re: Brk to help finance deal

Yes that would be me overreacting if we were in a bar.

Well said, RC.

It's why when in need of a bar, as is very often the case,I head to my club where, sort of like Motley Fool, everyone already has a fairly good idea of the [more]

Tue Aug 26

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wittgenstein replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 11:18 AM

Re: Brk to help finance deal

There is no mismatch at all between lobbing the state to raise tax rates and
still availing one's self of whatever tax stances are currently allowed...?


I agree.

Though it does disturb one to have to file one's Foreign [more]

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wittgenstein replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 10:56 AM

Re: Balloon-day for Mungofitch

At my age, I do not see much sense in a whole life policy. Maybe if one of those variable-life policies had a good chance of beating inflation, it might be good, but with the amount lost for commissions, and boring [more]

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wittgenstein replied to the Political Asylum board. 8:14 AM

Re: So they have Lerner's emails after all

Fools are still believing racism is the reason that so many find this man unacceptable. Friggin unbelievable even if the do not agree, that they do not easily understand the oppositions case. The intellectual dishonesty is simply awe [more]

Mon Aug 25

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wittgenstein replied to the Political Asylum board. 11:52 AM

Re: Out of Whack American Priorities

Sorry, you can only recommend (cjb44's) post once

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wittgenstein replied to the Political Asylum board. 11:43 AM

Re: Burger King to Canada?

Canada has a different tax structure as relates to foreign-sourced income.

Tax "Inversions" were largely Obamesq phenomena, but should continue, since much of DC shares the virus that causes the disease. I didn't notice Serbia [more]

Sun Aug 24

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wittgenstein posted to the Political Asylum board. 12:09 PM

Maureen Dowd

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/24/opinion/sunday/maureen-dow...

in todays Times:
FORE! Score? And seven trillion [more]

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wittgenstein replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 10:38 AM

Re: Balloon-day for Mungofitch

http://www.historyorb.com/events/august/23

I had always thought my birthday (August 23, 76 years ago)
was a less than August occasion.

But Jim's first post made [more]

Sat Aug 23

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wittgenstein replied to the Political Asylum board. 5:50 PM

Re: MAINE goes Rogue!

How many *additional* full-time permanent jobs-with-benefits have been created in Maine

On a net basis, plenty of businesses have located in Maine during the Lepage admin. Even so employer demand for qualified workers at any skill [more]

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wittgenstein replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:38 AM

Re: MAINE goes Rogue!

....from July

Obviously, business has a problem with it because they failed to create a real economy in Maine for those people. Because if those people were employed in real jobs all year long, they would not get $1250 in food stamps each [more]

Wed Aug 20

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wittgenstein replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 6:45 PM

Re: News

Aleax:

My Rec was partially because of the 25% of your post I fully understood and partially because of the high probability that once I study it after my cocktail hour (which haas just begun) I will fully agree.

"Dugan and [more]

Tue Aug 19

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wittgenstein replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 8:34 PM

Re: Berkshire's float

Coke's ... total return 1998-07-14 to 2011-03-31 (12.71 years) was 0.03%. Total, not annualized.

Thank heaven Diageo had an assortment of alternative beverages one could relax with whilst waiting.

jz

Mon Aug 11

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wittgenstein replied to the Value Hounds board. 2:55 PM

Re: Major Major Kinder News

RK has been telling us this was coming for a long time. His continued KMI buying (and that of his director Fayez Sarofim hundreds of thousand shares)were obvious buy signals. KMI and KMR have been my biggest portfolio adds. Wish they were all that [more]

Sat Aug 9

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wittgenstein replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 10:58 AM

Re: news from ghu

As a US taxpayer, I commend your decision, GHU. I wish more of my compatriots would share my tax paying as you are generous enough to do.


jz

Tue Jul 29

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wittgenstein replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:22 PM

Re: Einstein argued against the creation of Isra

Why do you think they're still fighting? As their political representative acknowledged prior to the current fighting, if they were willing to recognize Israel, there could have been peace - and no years of misery in Gaza - seven years and two [more]

Mon Jul 28

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wittgenstein replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 1:49 PM

Re: BRK-Liberty Mutual Deal

One of the brothers S would have loved to have a bunch of that retro-cover.

From Wikipedia:

Stephan Ernest Schmidheiny is a Swiss billionaire. He was recently sentenced to 18 years imprisonment,[1] convicted of gross negligence [more]

Wed Jul 23

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wittgenstein posted to the Political Asylum board. 8:43 AM

Liberal Values

http://www.today.com/video/today/55705306#55705306


Cool dude.....

Love the way they constantly practise what they blurt out.


jz

Mon Jul 21

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wittgenstein replied to the Political Asylum board. 3:50 PM

Re: The power of southern black voters

What happens when reliably red Texas (36 electoral votes) becomes competitive or turns completely blue as California has... driven by republican alienation of Mexican/Americans.

Only another chapter in "The Inexorable Move To The [more]

Sun Jul 20

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wittgenstein replied to the Political Asylum board. 1:30 PM

Re: Corporations moving to Bolivia?

The "plight" of those living in Detroit was caused by their own choices, the adult choices. Yes, I do laugh at Detroit because it's inevitable implosion was, well, inevitable. The cries and demands for help were no surprise either, [more]

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wittgenstein replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:06 AM

Re: Corporations moving to Bolivia?

Are you inferring that things would be better if the US were more like Bolivia?

Whether they would be or not, the tax inversions will likely continue. Ireland seems better to me than Bolivia.(Apparently does to John Malone too.)

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