Thursday, December 15, 2005

The Merry Christmas vs Happy Holidays Flapdoodle

A nation of wusses, crybabies, politically correct idiots.
Merry Christmas vs. Happy Holidays -- so f'ing what.
Be informed that "holiday" means "holy day".
As an non-liberal atheist, I don't give a crap. "F" both the Christians and the liberals. (And while I'm at it, "F" the Muslim wogs and religious Jews as well.)

Wednesday, August 31, 2005

Real Estate Opportunities in New Orleans After Hurricane Katrina

It has been long known that one or more levees in the New Orleans area would go in the event of any fair-to-middlin'-sized hurricane. So why the shock and surprise that at least a couple of the levees have busted, in the wake of hurricane Katrina, flooding 80% or more or New Orleans?

Since the potential problem has been long known -- for decades -- why were the levees NOT rebuilt, or at least patched, well in advance?

Obviously, TPTB had other priorities. Given the agenda of the NWO, my guess is that the levees will be rebuilt AFTER thousands/millions of acres of land have been foreclosed on and/or sold at distressed bargain-basement prices.

Meyer Rothschild said something like: "Buy when the blood is running in the streets." In the case of New Orleans, you could substitute "water" for "blood".

So, if you are a speculator, you could jump in right along with politicians and corporations like Bush/Cheney/Halliburton and "Crawfish Huey" (fictitious local politician name).

Tuesday, June 28, 2005

The History of Teaching Math

A Story:
Some time ago I purchased a burger for $1.58. The counter girl took my $2 and I was digging for my change when I pulled 8 cents from my pocket and gave it to her.

She stood there, holding the nickel and 3 pennies, while looking at the screen on her register. I sensed her discomfort and tried to tell her to just give me two quarters, but she hailed the manager for help.

While he tried to explain the transaction to her, she stood there and cried. Why do I tell you this? Please read more about the "history of teaching math":

Teaching Math In 1950:
A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100. His cost of production is 4/5 of the price. What is his profit?

Teaching Math In 1960:
A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100. His cost of production is 4/5 of the price, or $80. What is his profit?

Teaching Math In 1970:
A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100. His cost of production is $80. Did he make a profit?

Teaching Math In 1980:
A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100. His cost of production is $80 and his profit is $20. Your assignment: Underline the number 20.

Teaching Math In 1990:
By cutting down beautiful forest trees, the logger makes $20. What do you think of this way of making a living? Topic for class participation after answering the question: How did the forest birds and squirrels feel as the logger cut down the trees. (There are no wrong answers.)

Teaching Math In 2005:
El hachero vende un camion carga por $100. La cuesta de production es ...

And we wonder why jobs requiring intelligence are being outsourced.

Monday, May 16, 2005

Are Gold and Silver Prices Suppressed?

While I am a Precious Metals fan, I don't think the prices are being suppressed.

Gold: IT IS NO LONGER MONEY. Undeniable. Since that is the case, I am surprised that it has MAINTAINED its price relative to the "DOLLAR" and even increased somewhat, since the only other uses are minor industrial, which silver can often substitute for, and for jewelry. I attribute any price support/increase to us goldbugs, not to anything else.

Gold is superfluous to most people with any "money". Maybe some day in the future, gold will be again be money. But first, ONLY after the world economy and the present fiat money systems collapse totally. Then, there will be more attempts at fiat systems. Finally, gold will HAVE to be adopted again as money. But I, and possibly you, will be dead of old age by then.

SILVER: I have heard of the coming silver price explosion for decades. The demand/supply imbalances. Blah, blah, blah. Obviously, there is enough supply available at PRESENT (low) prices. If there wasn't, the price would be higher. QED. Now, you can say that by analyzing supply and demand that on the x day of the y month of year z, that the supply at the present low prices will run out and so that the price will have to increase dramatically. And that it should increase NOW in anticipation. But this is now, and then is then. Plus, obviously, the people with big "money" disagree.

Capitalism or "free enterprise" does not mean that people have much foresight. If you think silver, for example, should now be $100 (whatever), because of a potential future shortfall, you likely think oil should be $150 (whatever) a barrel.

That oil is not $150 is for the same reason silver is not $100. The prices will not increase dramatically until, if and when, we (collectively) get kicked in the face.

Tuesday, May 10, 2005

So you doubled your money.

So you doubled your money.
What if, in the same period of time, your cost of living (COL) also doubled?
Well, at least you broke even, right?
Wrong. Because the IRS wants tax on your "double" even though you didn't gain any purchasing power.
In this way, government ROBS you of your capital through inflation.

Rule of 72
Years to double principal at various interest rates.
Years to halve purchasing power at various inflation rates.
Includes formula for exact calculations also.
The Rule of 72 - -Interest and Inflation.

Sovereign Living
Includes a couple of links about the "income" tax.
Sovereign Living Articles.

Thursday, February 24, 2005

Social Engineering -- Yassuh, Massuh

All kinds of social engineering by your rulers of you slaves on the Amerikan New World Order Plantation.

The excuses by The Powers That Be (TPTB) is that it's all the "fault" of traffic, terrorism, environmental, etc.,. etc. concerns.

If TPTB wanted to do some EFFECTIVE social engineering that would address a basic problem, it would be to STOP subsidizing the indiscriminate dropping of litters of human spawn by so-called humans with no more foresight than cats, rats, and dogs. That subsidizing, that has to stop, includes "public" education, tax deductions, aid to welfare mothers and their car-jackers-in-training, etc.

Now, that would mean BIRTH CONTROL AND ABORTION. So, fat chance, since most people are religious, thus demonstrably idiots, no matter that they can rapidly emit utterances from their mouths, obtain prestigious business, academic, and government positions, or score above 100 on an IQ test.

(By the way, if the average score on the IQ test is a little more than 100, just consider that about HALF those taking it have IQ scores BELOW 100. And they have cell phones.)

Tuesday, February 08, 2005

"Born Again" Atheists

Every now and then I get some sort of response to something which generally is quite sane, but then the writer goes off on a "GOD" tangent. Which is completely inane, irrelevant, and superfluous.

Re "god" -- fuggedaboudit. Not a factor, since non-existent.
(Not going to debate religion -- I am a "born again atheist".
Everyone is born an atheist -- and most are soon programmed into some religion or another, which NEVER changes. Only a few of us throw off such superstition to again become atheists -- "born again atheists".)

Government and Banking Enable Identity Theft

The government, the central banking system (Federal Reserve), credit card companies, and credit reporting bureaus set up a big-brother numbering system that FACILITATES identity theft, then offer to "protect" you against that -- for a "nominal" fee (times millions of "customers"). How SWEET!

Corporate Amerika -- especially the ID theft enablers Microsucks and Intel who are more interested in bells and whistles than security, and more interested in enabling the government and other corporations to track you rather than protecting your privacy -- also are your identity security enemies.

So also are all the techno-weenies and pointy-haired managers who think up and deploy crapola such as RFID chips and supermarket "loyalty" (discount) "membership" cards.

Sunday, January 30, 2005

Atlas Twitched

Los Angeles Metrolink officials are criminally negligent dissembling weasels.

Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand includes a description of a rail disaster caused by fictional analogs of the real-life Metrolink commuter line officials.

It has been well-know for years that the "push" method of running trains is inherently unsafe. Various transportation observers AND the rail union have complained for years about it. But, it is cheaper to run the trains unsafely rather than switch the engines to the front into the normal "pull" method, when appropriate.

Yes, the crazy Mexican suicidal wife-beater drug dealer should not have put his SUV on the track, but a train with the engine in front may not even have noticed it as it ran into it (and through it). But with a lightweight "cab" car at the front of the train, the SUV stopped it while the engine at the rear continued to push, causing the cars inbetween to fold like an accordion, and off the track into other trains.

Atlas Shrugged is the story of the collapse of the United States (and the world) due to rampant stupidity. Los Angeles Metrolink officials are criminally negligent stupid dissembling weasels. The Metrolink CEO said in a television interview that the push mode is not a problem, when obviously there was a problem, e.g., a train wreck.

Who is John Galt? -- Atlas Shrugged

Tuesday, January 18, 2005

Public Education -- Subsidizing the Spawn of the Irresponsible

Education is NOT the responsibility of a state, a local schoolboard, or a Hillary's village.
It is the PARENTS' responsibility.

It's not up to us who have elected to not contribute to the population explosion to subsidize the spawn of biological clock ticking bimbos and macho men.

Subsidizing dropping of litters of rugrats leads to more overpopulation, more resource depletion, more pollution, more crime, and -- more wars over resources, whether on a world level over oil, or on a local level over parking, housing, beach access, etc.


Thursday, January 06, 2005

Chrysler PT Cruiser -- Just a Toy

A few years ago, when Chrysler announced the PT Cruiser, I was all enthused. Then when I got a look at one in the flesh (in the metal), was I disappointed. It was just a 3/4 scale model of a real car.

Saturday, January 01, 2005

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