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  • Is the Japan Crisis Completely Overblown? [View article]
    Stop being so optimistic. But, I hope he doesn't destroy Japan.
    Mar 17 03:49 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is the Japan Crisis Completely Overblown? [View article]
    Actually I'm fine with deep water drilling. It has a pretty good record except for momentary stupidity from BP, that should have been caught in a regularly scheduled inspection, which is what we should be doing instead of denying drilling permits. If you're so anxious to find out what it's like to live in a third world country, just hope that the Middle East spirals out of control and the Carbon-footprint folks make oil and coal illegal. You can go anywhere you want, as long as you walk and grow your own food along the way.
    Mar 17 03:46 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is the Japan Crisis Completely Overblown? [View article]
    I suggest you run for the hills - somplace that doesn't have Internet...
    Mar 17 03:41 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is the Japan Crisis Completely Overblown? [View article]
    Japan may be aging, but they are very resilient, capable, and have a keen focus when needed. They won't take this lying down, any more than we took 9/11 lying down. They'll be back, and quicker than you think.
    Mar 17 03:38 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Role of Biofuels in the Current Food Price Spike [View article]
    The dull-witted politicians are always late to the party, thinking everyone will then be waiting on their arrival. Yes, contrived; yes, political; yes, foolish; yes, they think they're playing to their base. Argghhh!
    Mar 9 09:13 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Commodity Inflation Deja Vu [View article]
    With this logic, next you'll be explaining how to treat the symptoms. Oh, wait, we're already doing that.
    Mar 7 11:52 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Commodity Inflation Deja Vu [View article]
    Unfortunately, the ill informed public is largely made up of public who are quite comfortable to have govt run their lives and steal your freedoms in order to do it. Liberty comes with a price, which is clearly something that a large number of Americans find too distasteful to endure - it's much easier to have your ham-fisted govt lackeys take from someone else and give it to you. The end result is a bunch of people who have no clue how to take care of themselves and look like a bunch of little birds in the nest, beaks up, waiting to be fed by the giant govt mammary. Their vote is for sale all the time and there are always plenty of spineless politicians who are too eager to satisfy them. The media is a lapdog to the appetites of the politicians, and an extra-good info puppet. Personal responsibility is almost completely gone, and the intelligence to work through this isn't there - thank a socialist teacher who's now just a useful idiot to the Fascists (Obama, Soros, Geithner, etc). We have a nation of useful idiots now. How will we get there with no tools or intelligence to solve our problems? The real answer is we probably won't. The doomsday scenario will play out, in slow motion (thankfully), and the worst is yet to come. We have met the enemy, etc., etc...
    Mar 7 11:50 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • The confrontation in Wisconsin is all about busting public employee unions and has nothing to do with fixing a budget crisis in the state, Paul Krugman writes. Unions act as a "counterweight to the political power of big money," so big money wants them out of the way.  [View news story]
    You really do NOT UNDERSTAND anything about how these organizations work. If I, as the local union leader, promise you that I'll deliver your re-election if you cave to the local public employee demands, you're very likely going to do that. I do my part by taking money out of everyone's paycheck, whether they like it or not, or disagree with me or not, and spend it how I want, getting you re-elected. Voila! You and I make very strange bedfellows; you don't worry about re-election; I don't worry about money ( I have plenty of OPM) and everyone is happy except the taxpayer, who is not represented in this AT ALL. That's why it's a very bad idea for any govt employee to be unionized. It's a loaded dice craps table, and the Public is not the house - they are the waiter.
    Mar 3 11:12 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Lost Money on Cisco: Why We're Not Worried [View article]
    Not only that, but your marketing dazzle (compliments Cisco Marketing Dept) seems to imagine that HP and Dell (poor IBM) don't have an equally good story to tell, which is, of course, illogical, and absurd. That would mean that Cisco has no real competition in the datacenter, which is, of course, illogical and absurd. Both companies are selling rings around Cisco with their own story and not (in the case of Dell), demanding absolute vendor lock-in. Vendor lock-in is a big problem. Remember the mainframe days? IBM was the then preferred-holder-of-sh... Remember how much fun that was? Anyone who does remember, does not wish to repeat that position. Cisco is taking a huge gamble, in a rough-and-tumble market, where there are no guarantees of success - not even guarantees of survival.
    Mar 1 09:34 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • The confrontation in Wisconsin is all about busting public employee unions and has nothing to do with fixing a budget crisis in the state, Paul Krugman writes. Unions act as a "counterweight to the political power of big money," so big money wants them out of the way.  [View news story]
    Okay, if you really think that the authorship is more important than the message, I'll use one that has less contention about its veracity.
    "Now that no one buys our votes, the public has long since cast off its cares; the people that once bestowed commands, consulships, legions, and all else, now meddles no more and longs eagerly for just two things - Bread and Circuses." Juvenal, in Satires.
    So, now we have welfare checks, foodstamps and Survivor on Channel 3012.
    Feb 24 11:35 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • The confrontation in Wisconsin is all about busting public employee unions and has nothing to do with fixing a budget crisis in the state, Paul Krugman writes. Unions act as a "counterweight to the political power of big money," so big money wants them out of the way.  [View news story]
    Perhaps his sample size was too small but the 100% number is indicative of something, as well. Try to relax - the stock money is his and the gains and losses are as well. But, to continue his question - why is it that the teachers' unions do NOT want to be judged on the results of their schools? Let's just move this quickly to vouchers and then the poor kids can get whatever the rest of us get.
    Feb 23 02:20 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The confrontation in Wisconsin is all about busting public employee unions and has nothing to do with fixing a budget crisis in the state, Paul Krugman writes. Unions act as a "counterweight to the political power of big money," so big money wants them out of the way.  [View news story]
    LOL! Very funny - actually I have an older sister who's about ready to retire from teaching and she's done a 180 over the last 15 years. She could even consider Ron Paul before long... : )
    Feb 23 09:54 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The confrontation in Wisconsin is all about busting public employee unions and has nothing to do with fixing a budget crisis in the state, Paul Krugman writes. Unions act as a "counterweight to the political power of big money," so big money wants them out of the way.  [View news story]
    No, actually you want to BE the message. Your marketing campaigns belie your agenda. You want this to be your full time job now. And, you're disappointed that no one is really interested in, or inclined towards what you have to say. You may need to go back to work.
    Feb 23 09:48 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The confrontation in Wisconsin is all about busting public employee unions and has nothing to do with fixing a budget crisis in the state, Paul Krugman writes. Unions act as a "counterweight to the political power of big money," so big money wants them out of the way.  [View news story]
    "...seeing that tax incentives has been given to business big and small to spur job growth." Are you for real? Any business who thinks they can bank on anything the govt is saying is being run by an idiot. Perhaps that's why so many are holding back - afraid of the heavy-handed govt that can change its mind so quickly and backpedal so efficiently, lie so effectively, and the businessman is left holding the bag. No one likes to be the one left holding the bag. The people don't trust their govt - AT ALL. Would you run out and bet your life on what the Feds promise you? Yes, if you're an idiot. Idiots aren't still in business, for the most part. They got flushed in the first round of the meltdown. Not so bright went in the second round. What's left are the people who are smart enough not to trust anything the current administration tells you. Go shoot marbles or watch TV.
    Feb 23 09:42 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • The confrontation in Wisconsin is all about busting public employee unions and has nothing to do with fixing a budget crisis in the state, Paul Krugman writes. Unions act as a "counterweight to the political power of big money," so big money wants them out of the way.  [View news story]
    Oh, play that race card!! Go somewhere else to whine and kick and scream. I can name a long list of black men that I would be very proud to have as President. The media works overtime to make sure they never get that chance. It's not because he's black, it's because he's a Socialist puppet - a useful idiot. Probably working for Soros. Go away.
    Feb 23 09:30 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
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