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  • 28 Big Reasons Apple Will Fall [View article]
    The article gave us 28 reasons why this author shouldn't be writing articles for Seeking Alpha - mainly because there is nothing but old news and old opinions in it.
    Apr 24, 2012. 12:15 PM | 11 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • A federal judge yesterday confirmed a preliminary injunction blocking the FDA from forcing tobacco companies to put gruesome health warnings on cigarette packaging, including a corpse and cancerous lungs. "These mandatory graphic images violate the First Amendment by unconstitutionally compelling speech," the judge explained.  [View news story]
    The judge forgets that the "Surgeon Generals Warning" has been on cigarette packs for decades. Why wasn't that "forced" speech? How about forcing putting ingredients on a cereal box? Or investor warnings on a prospectus?

    personally I think requiring those images wasn't a great idea - but the judge made a sweeping constitutional decision on shaky grounds.
    Mar 1, 2012. 09:28 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Will Apple Make Credit Cards Obsolete? [View article]
    Hell, why should I (1) run any risk that a fraudster will hack into me while I am having a frappuccino, and
    (2) why should I give up the miles?

    Maybe Apple will figure out the security issues. In the meantime I'll enjoy my latest iPhone with a few hundred other apps.

    By the way, Plugger, that bank idea is fascinating. And they don't need to fund it with more than a few hundred million, or even less. I'd like to see the faces of the banking regulators when Apple files papers initiating the iApple Bank
    Jan 26, 2011. 02:27 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment