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  • Linn Effectively Admits To Misleading Investors And Announces Key Accounting Changes [View article]
    "I realize that commenters here are not a representative sample....."

    I respectfully. very respectfully, offer the opinion that 70 comments (and counting) DO in fact offer a "representative sample", even if you don't like the fact that the majority of them disagree with you.
    Sep 19 10:51 AM | 27 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Linn Energy: Tide Is Turning For This High Yielder [View article]
    Bret,

    Thanks for the timely article, even though I'm no longer long LNCO.

    You're one of the few writers we can count on for a calm, concise and objective outlook on investments.
    Oct 30 11:01 AM | 26 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Linn S-4 Indicates Sustainable Dividends And 33% Returns [View article]
    He's also in the business of getting SA to delete comments which disagree with his point of view. He does this quite nicely.
    Sep 20 09:36 AM | 20 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • What Exactly Is Risk? [View article]
    I hate it when writers don't separate their paragraphs. Totally unreadable.

    They didn't pay enough attention in English Comp. class.
    Apr 17 09:37 AM | 16 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • ConocoPhillips Is An Attractive Investment [View article]
    Why? Look back to Nov '12. The average U.S. voter is spectacularly uninformed as to the issues of the day and could neither point out their state on a map nor name the Vice President of the United States.
    Dec 25 12:04 PM | 14 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Seadrill: Beware The Unsustainable Dividend [View article]
    tassi,

    Read the disclosure on top of the page. Author has no position, no plans to initiate one. Disclosure is a legal requirement.

    It's good that you like the stock, but respect others' opinion as well. Not everyone who disagrees with you does so for nefarious reasons.
    Feb 10 09:54 AM | 13 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Linn S-4 Indicates Sustainable Dividends And 33% Returns [View article]
    wgrogers,

    Yes, after it was too late to edit, I realized that 'nicely' was not the appropriate word. Should have said he does it quite well.

    He is the nastiest and most thin-skinned author on SA to those who dare to criticize his negative articles. He does however, generate page turns and also advertises; thus, he has clout with the editors.
    Sep 20 11:32 AM | 13 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • What 'Intrinsic Value' Might Warren Buffett Assign To Linn Energy Common Units? [View article]
    Whew!

    Why doesn't somebody just ask Buffett? I'm sure he'd answer...he has an opinion on everything.
    Sep 5 03:59 PM | 13 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Linn S-4 Indicates Sustainable Dividends And 33% Returns [View article]
    I had one recent comment deleted on an article he wrote in Sept. "Apple's Loser Strategy" about which he was dead wrong-stock jumped thereafter.

    Anyway, I asked him if he liked his crow served with tabasco or not. Nothing else.

    I got a love note from the "SA Moderation Team" telling me that it was either insulting, degrading or obscene (ok, so it was pretty sardonic) As I said, JK has a lot of clout. Money talks. Heck, saying that will probably get me deleted.

    I am monitoring his replies to commenters and reporting abuse when I see his nasty comments. I have found at least 4 per article that are either "insulting, degrading or obscene" I haven't noticed any deletions of his comments, however.

    Really, SA is supposed to be a place where we can disagree without being disagreeable. But I guess when it comes to enforcement of standards, some of us are more equal than others.
    Sep 20 12:56 PM | 12 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The World Just Got A Lot More Dangerous: Buy Oil Now [View article]
    Good article.

    All one has to do is travel the world a little (particularly Europe) and you realize how ignorant average Americans is to the world around them Most don't even know who their senators are or where to find their state on a map.

    All we pay attention to are sports, our pickup trucks, big screen tvs, and 'smart' phones. Too bad the phones are smarter than their users.
    Nov 27 11:03 AM | 11 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Truth About The Impact Of Dividend Reinvesting [View article]
    Chuck,

    Too bad you attract so few comments to your articles.

    I think I contracted Carpal Tunnel Syndrome scrolling to the bottom of this thread!

    And, I was going to make a very pithy contribution, but forgot what it was by the time I got here.
    Apr 13 11:47 AM | 11 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Gary Kain Is The Warren Buffett Of Mortgages [View article]
    Let's just hope Kain doesn't act too much like Buffet and discontinues paying dividends!
    Feb 9 07:04 PM | 10 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • ConocoPhillips Continues Its Shift Towards North America [View article]
    Good move, getting away from all the graft, taxes, bogus lawsuits and corruption of these third world places. And no, I'm not talking about Illinois, either.
    Dec 10 10:58 AM | 10 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Now The Time To Double Down In REIT Town? [View article]
    Right. It's just a paper loss. So the next brokerage statement should be just ignored.

    If the "people who didn't SELL" did a net worth statement, they might not agree.

    So, your advice seems to be to buy at whatever price, then don't worry about it as long as you don't "SELL".

    You would certainly be a unique financial advisor.
    Aug 19 11:43 AM | 10 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Get Your Dry Powder Out For The REIT Way To Beat Inflation [View article]
    GUMBY!

    Hey, great comment! Really germaine to the REIT topic. Think your GPS needs updating. You obviously took a wrong turn on your way to the Sierra Club.
    Jun 21 03:42 PM | 10 Likes Like |Link to Comment
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