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by Kriegsspiel
Tue Nov 22, 2022 6:37 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Putin Invades Ukraine II
Replies: 755
Views: 50663

Re: Putin Invades Ukraine II

polonium or novichok. Putin is ex kgb so no doubt he's ruthless. Whether this assassination actually was Putin it or if the guy was a foreign agent..... poisoning story on its face is stupid. I'm pretty sure if Putin wanted you dead, you'd be dead, not wandering around Europe claiming that you had ...
by Kriegsspiel
Tue Nov 22, 2022 6:33 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Putin Invades Ukraine II
Replies: 755
Views: 50663

Re: Putin Invades Ukraine II

3. The US attempted no diplomacy and gave zero consideration to Russian security concerns or the people in the Donbass. I actually don't disagree with anything you said. But to clarify, I meant that US diplomacy failed to reel in the Ukrainian government from going after the Donbassians (?). I thin...
by Kriegsspiel
Mon Nov 21, 2022 8:32 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Putin Invades Ukraine II
Replies: 755
Views: 50663

Re: Putin Invades Ukraine II

I don’t want Tortoise or Kriegs to think all people who support Ukraine and more specifically the idea of us arming Ukraine as vacuous “Russia bad / Ukraine good” and “I support the current thing” non-thinkers. I mean, if you do believe that, so be it, but it’s not the case. I know the Ukraine gove...
by Kriegsspiel
Fri Nov 18, 2022 8:56 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Putin Invades Ukraine II
Replies: 755
Views: 50663

Re: Putin Invades Ukraine II

Please, tell me more about how corrupt and disgusting the political world of Ukraine is.
by Kriegsspiel
Fri Nov 18, 2022 4:58 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Putin Invades Ukraine II
Replies: 755
Views: 50663

Re: Putin Invades Ukraine II

However, I think the below is the coup de grâce for just about all of your arguments. The top URL is the long version, the wikipedia URL is the short version. https://www.csce.gov/sites/helsinkicommission.house.gov/files/120191UkraineReferendum.pdf https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1991_Ukrainian_indep...
by Kriegsspiel
Wed Nov 16, 2022 6:57 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Putin Invades Ukraine II
Replies: 755
Views: 50663

Re: Putin Invades Ukraine II

Do you think by welcoming Ukraine, warts and all, into the fold (perhaps NATO) it may be good for us in the long run? What would the point of that be, other than to lead directly to a shooting war between us and Russia? As current CIA director Bill Burns wrote in 2008, Ukrainian entry into NATO is ...
by Kriegsspiel
Wed Nov 16, 2022 5:55 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Putin Invades Ukraine II
Replies: 755
Views: 50663

Re: Putin Invades Ukraine II

By line break... Agree. Should have stopped with Afghanistan. Though I've zero personal problem with knocking off Saddam and pretty sure a majority of Iraqis would say the same (unless in the Saddam/Sunni power structure). Personally, I also think it's a good thing the Saddam government was overthr...
by Kriegsspiel
Tue Nov 15, 2022 8:19 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Putin Invades Ukraine II
Replies: 755
Views: 50663

Re: Putin Invades Ukraine II

However, other than 9/11 (from an American standpoint) I can't think of a more worthy war to support in recent times. I'm assuming that you meant "other than the US in Afghanistan , I can't think of a more worthy belligerent to support than Ukraine in recent times." I'd take the opposite side of th...
by Kriegsspiel
Tue Nov 15, 2022 6:29 pm
Forum: Variable Portfolio Discussion
Topic: A history lesson for our crypto trolls
Replies: 21
Views: 752

Re: A history lesson for our crypto trolls

I'm a bit behind on the Animal Spirits podcasts so I don't know if they've talked about it yet, but the ones with the guy from BlockFI are always pretty interesting. The one where they talked about 3 Arrows was cool inside-baseball stuff, I assume he knows about FTX and Binance too. Cryptocurrency ...
by Kriegsspiel
Sun Nov 13, 2022 6:07 pm
Forum: Variable Portfolio Discussion
Topic: A history lesson for our crypto trolls
Replies: 21
Views: 752

Re: A history lesson for our crypto trolls

The founder of crypto exchange FTX went from being worth $16 billion to being worth $0 (probably less than $0) in the span of a day.
That'll sting a bit.
by Kriegsspiel
Sat Nov 12, 2022 6:51 pm
Forum: Variable Portfolio Discussion
Topic: A history lesson for our crypto trolls
Replies: 21
Views: 752

Re: A history lesson for our crypto trolls

It looks like Ben took down the article. I'm a bit behind on the Animal Spirits podcasts so I don't know if they've talked about it yet, but the ones with the guy from BlockFI are always pretty interesting. The one where they talked about 3 Arrows was cool inside-baseball stuff, I assume he knows ab...
by Kriegsspiel
Sat Nov 12, 2022 6:38 pm
Forum: Gold
Topic: Time to buy more physical gold
Replies: 8
Views: 283

Re: Time to buy more physical gold

I get a bit sauced up and start thinking about rubbing gold coins on myself. Try doing that with a bitcoin.
by Kriegsspiel
Fri Nov 11, 2022 10:23 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: How did YOU vote???!!
Replies: 62
Views: 1373

Re: How did YOU vote???!!

Everyone: Biden is the most cognitively-impaired politician to hold public office. Fetterman: You to put hanHOLD hold to beer. My. https://babylonbee.com/news/nation-unsure-whether-to-support-party-that-runs-brain-damaged-candidates-and-party-that-loses-to-brain-damaged-candidates LOL. Superb.
by Kriegsspiel
Fri Nov 11, 2022 10:22 pm
Forum: Gold
Topic: Time to buy more physical gold
Replies: 8
Views: 283

Re: Time to buy more physical gold

I have Maple Leafs and Eagles, and TBH I can't tell the difference. My nipples always end up pretty raw. Selling them, I believe you recoup the premium though.
by Kriegsspiel
Thu Nov 10, 2022 6:08 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Athlete articles
Replies: 11
Views: 3171

Re: Athlete articles

Female college athletes are making millions thanks to their large social media followings. But some who have fought for equity in women’s sports worry that their brand building is regressive. link
I don't see the problem here. Yass queens!, etc.
by Kriegsspiel
Thu Nov 10, 2022 6:02 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: How did YOU vote???!!
Replies: 62
Views: 1373

Re: How did YOU vote???!!

Everyone: Biden is the most cognitively-impaired politician to hold public office.

Fetterman: You to put hanHOLD hold to beer. My.
by Kriegsspiel
Sat Nov 05, 2022 6:41 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: White House Deletes Tweet After Context Note
Replies: 10
Views: 439

Re: White House Deletes Tweet After Context Note

boglerdude wrote:
Fri Nov 04, 2022 11:57 pm
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;D ;D ;D

I loved Elon's response to Stephen King not wanting to pay $20 for his bluecheck. "Too poor for $20? How about $8?"

He is a merciful god.
by Kriegsspiel
Sat Nov 05, 2022 6:36 am
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Non-ESG ETFs
Replies: 36
Views: 2218

Re: Non-ESG ETFs

I don't know how they were able to pick out me, selling my Vanguard/Blackrock funds because of their proxy voting habits, among all the market turmoil but YOU'RE WELCOME EVERYONE.
by Kriegsspiel
Thu Oct 27, 2022 4:01 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Non-ESG ETFs
Replies: 36
Views: 2218

Re: Non-ESG ETFs

I think the fund companies would actually prefer to put the choice into the hands of investors. They just vote now because somebody has to do it. I don't think so. The more natural default choice is to not vote (the corporation could have a "present" vote or something). Just hold the shares. Like p...
by Kriegsspiel
Wed Oct 26, 2022 5:47 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Non-ESG ETFs
Replies: 36
Views: 2218

Re: Non-ESG ETFs

The deeper issue is that BlackRock uses their voting rights (as extremely large holders of any company's stock) to actively pressure the board of every major company to adopt ESG values. That's not about choice. It's about direct political coercion. Tyler's got it. I was blissfully unaware that Van...
by Kriegsspiel
Wed Apr 06, 2022 8:39 am
Forum: Bonds
Topic: i-Bonds How-to Q&A as of 2021 November
Replies: 40
Views: 6076

Re: i-Bonds How-to Q&A as of 2021 November

I thought you get paid the interest for the month on the first day of the next month. So the interest you accumulated in August was paid on 1 September.
by Kriegsspiel
Sat Apr 02, 2022 10:13 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Humans Infected With 'Mind-Altering' Parasite Seen as More Attractive
Replies: 4
Views: 725

Re: Humans Infected With 'Mind-Altering' Parasite Seen as More Attractive

I'd love to see these findings replicated.

BTW, one of the most fascinating books I've ever read, Parasite Rex, talked about T. gondii a lot. Definitely recommended.
by Kriegsspiel
Tue Mar 29, 2022 5:02 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Putin Invades Ukraine II
Replies: 755
Views: 50663

Re: Putin Invades Ukraine II

Kriegs, I read the Grayzone article you linked above . I wish it hadn’t been from Grayzone or Max B, as they themselves are highly suspect. And yet, I have to admit I haven’t seen footage of the theater bombing. While I have a hard time swallowing most false flag accusations, you’ve instilled enoug...
by Kriegsspiel
Mon Mar 28, 2022 8:16 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Putin Invades Ukraine II
Replies: 755
Views: 50663

Re: Putin Invades Ukraine II

I just looked at the "Irpin is liberated" chick's bio, what a coincidence! She's also from the Kiev Independent.