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    There is no such thing as "having it coming." ...

    There is no such thing as "having it coming." The powerful do as they will, the weak do as they must. When people or countries you do not like fall, people say, "they had it coming." In reality,...
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    I have learned so much on these posts and related ones like it from these posters. 9/11 was an inside job, our gov't set up the financial crisis, jews are evil, palestinians are lovable little...
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    Poll: Just because a nut says some sane things doesn't...

    Just because a nut says some sane things doesn't mean he is not a nut. Ron Paul is certainly a nut.
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    I would suggest books by Nassim Taleb in this...

    I would suggest books by Nassim Taleb in this regard, especially Fooled by Randomness. I suggest many would enjoy this book. The validity of a decision can never be judged by its outcome. As BJ...
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    Presidents

    1) Washington
    2) Reagan


    Bottom

    Carter

    IMHO Lincoln cannot be #1 as today he would no doubt be termed a war criminal as he allowed the starvation of civilians and numerous other war crimes...
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    she or he?

    My opinion would be God is what your religion says he is. Although I enjoy many types of philosphies I must admit I am a Christian and proudly so. According to my understanding of the Bible Jesus...
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    Epicurus

    Epicurus and Thomas Paine.
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    The castle doctrine

    The state of Mississippi has adopted the castle doctrine. If you break into someone's home or come onto their property there is no duty to retreat. If you are in your car or at work and you are not...
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    Wal Mart

    The last time I checked no one forced anyone to work at Wal Mart and no one forced anyone to shop there. Wal Mart is successful because the free market makes it so. If you're mad at Wal Mart get...
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    Stepping into to this debate is like willingly...

    Stepping into to this debate is like willingly playing a negative ev game. Clearly no one is going to change their mind based on some ingenious argument (which certainly I could not come up with). ...
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    One more thing

    On a side note relating to invaders.

    A bit of history.

    All people are invaders. The Celts initially ruled central Europe. They were pushed out by the Proto Germans and later the Romans to...
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    Russia

    Russia will "end" well before the US. Dictatorships based upon "making the trains run on time" ie. Russia and China (as neither gov'ts ruling parties are based on ideology anymore) are pressed to...
  13. Thread: The crash?

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    Actually there are several ways to determine the...

    Actually there are several ways to determine the "e" in p/e. Some estimates put the current pe somewhat higher than your estimate. SP500 earnings could easily dip into to fifty dollar range which...
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