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by boglerdude
Sat Jan 28, 2023 8:20 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Coronavirus General Discussion
Replies: 5242
Views: 825316

Re: Coronavirus General Discussion

I dont necessarily object to gain of function research. But its interesting how this story was scrubbed for several days, and how most of family will never hear about it. People are living in different realities if they dont seek out contrarian news sources. When everyone had to read NYtimes, WSJ et...
by boglerdude
Sat Jan 21, 2023 2:48 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: £10million disappears from Usain Bolt's investment account
Replies: 2
Views: 149

Re: £10million disappears from Usain Bolt's investment account

I was in Jamaica for a few hours in 06. Went to meet a girl who didnt show up (can you imagine, with my charm?) Cab drivers aggressively pushing weed. Security back at LAX was suspicious. Searched my bags and barely missed porn I had folded into a book. Last time I flew (aerophobia). Anyway he shoul...
by boglerdude
Wed Jan 18, 2023 10:20 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: The State of the Economy
Replies: 9
Views: 282

Re: The State of the Economy

The country is rich, but the distribution could get worse. Tech is making stuff cheaper and cheaper. Easy jobs are disappearing, making the minimum wage a huge problem. People need structure. Debt service levels are still low https://thesoundingline.com/corporate-debt-service-costs-still-near-histor...
by boglerdude
Wed Jan 18, 2023 9:24 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Daily "Check In" Thread For Us
Replies: 1707
Views: 279562

Re: Daily "Check In" Thread For Us

Less prestigious school so you can learn at your own pace
by boglerdude
Tue Jan 17, 2023 5:37 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: What's the future for Conservatism?
Replies: 14
Views: 392

Re: What's the future for Conservatism?

Millions of immigrants willing to work harder. Automation taking more jobs. Internet for entertainment. I quit science in 2005 because I could troll 4chan all day. Maybe it wasnt a coincidence, they started handing out loans to keep the nominal pie growing around then. So I was able to buy a couple ...
by boglerdude
Mon Jan 16, 2023 12:39 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Babylon Bee
Replies: 2
Views: 195

Re: Babylon Bee

If she's a Libertarian I'm the king of France
by boglerdude
Mon Jan 16, 2023 12:29 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: What's your favourite book of all time?
Replies: 3
Views: 159

Re: What's your favourite book of all time?

Rand's The Virtue of Selfishness Rand or Libertarianism were never mentioned in my high school or at Stanford, despite taking a couple philosophy courses. And they loved the phrase "breadth and depth" to describe their programs Well thats nothing compared to what they inflicted upon college kids wit...
by boglerdude
Mon Jan 09, 2023 10:52 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: ChatGPT and what it means for our future
Replies: 84
Views: 1680

Re: ChatGPT and what it means for our future

AI wont do anything until it can walk up stairs and open doors. ie combine with robotics. Then, things could get messy
by boglerdude
Mon Jan 09, 2023 10:38 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Tim Price discussing the HBPP in the current economy
Replies: 9
Views: 677

Re: Tim Price discussing the HBPP in the current economy

"Charlie Munger, the billionaire business partner of Warren Buffett, frequently tells the story below to illustrate how to distinguish between the two types of knowledge: real knowledge and pretend knowledge. At the 2007 Commencement to the USC Law School, Munger explained it this way: I frequently ...
by boglerdude
Sun Jan 08, 2023 1:45 am
Forum: Cash
Topic: Oxford Uni talk "Understanding Money"
Replies: 6
Views: 400

Re: Oxford Uni talk "Understanding Money"

30 year 3.66%, plenty of room to zero. PP doing fine. Maddy what are you worried about. The solution to gov debt/spending is always higher-than-advertised inflation. Asset holders will continue to do well We may end up with permanent rolling climate/pandemic lockdowns to quash protest about inflatio...
by boglerdude
Sat Jan 07, 2023 4:15 am
Forum: Cash
Topic: Oxford Uni talk "Understanding Money"
Replies: 6
Views: 400

Re: Oxford Uni talk "Understanding Money"

So, the US decides gold is its currency and wants taxes collected in gold-backed certificates/currency/contracts Instant massive wealth transfer to current gold holders and countries with gold mines Everyone hoards gold, its easy to hide, and tax revenue plunges. Buffett stores gold in underground s...
by boglerdude
Fri Jan 06, 2023 2:51 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: WiFi Extender?
Replies: 20
Views: 435

Re: WiFi Extender?

Pay a guy to run ethernet cables. Even theoretically perfect wifi has all kinds of interference and latency.

https://www.gnswireless.com/info/full-d ... alf-duplex

Or use the google Nest extenders
by boglerdude
Wed Jan 04, 2023 12:55 am
Forum: Cash
Topic: Reminder about Vanguard Treasury Money Market Fund
Replies: 8
Views: 359

Re: Reminder about Vanguard Treasury Money Market Fund

Is the repo stuff so everyone can get a piece of the "interest on excess reserves" that used to be free money just for banks?
by boglerdude
Wed Jan 04, 2023 12:47 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Inflation
Replies: 38
Views: 1104

Re: Inflation

Was expecting Vinny to recommend his peanut butter. But you just never know what he'll do
by boglerdude
Mon Jan 02, 2023 2:57 am
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: 2022 Returns
Replies: 42
Views: 2141

Re: 2022 Returns

So 60/40 is back to where it was in what year

And PP back to where it was in what year & month

And your house is back where it was in what year & month?
by boglerdude
Wed Dec 28, 2022 5:52 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Central planning: Housing
Replies: 3
Views: 269

Re: Central planning: Housing

Well, there was a heckin' global pandemic so they had to take inflation to a 40 year high, now they have to raise rates and bring asset prices down.

What are you suggesting be done...
by boglerdude
Wed Dec 28, 2022 5:49 pm
Forum: Variable Portfolio Discussion
Topic: DIY Real Estate
Replies: 28
Views: 974

Re: DIY Real Estate

IF you are going to spend hours a day reading investment news, you probly are better off doing housing where you can get your boots on the ground and research neighborhoods, schools and contractors. VS trusting MSM stock tips and competing against millions of other investors online.
by boglerdude
Wed Dec 28, 2022 5:08 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Putin Invades Ukraine II
Replies: 948
Views: 61352

Re: Putin Invades Ukraine II

There's probably at least one person here who'd put me in a gulag if (when!) they can lol. I'm getting less optimistic about what year it will be before we have "world peace" despite there being enough food produced for everyone. Weapons like this seem built to be used https://www.youtube.com/watch?...
by boglerdude
Wed Dec 28, 2022 1:25 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Putin Invades Ukraine II
Replies: 948
Views: 61352

Re: Putin Invades Ukraine II

You dont wake up one day and there's a crematorium next door. It takes years of otherizing people and normalizing the quarantine of healthy people and medical treatments at gunpoint. You stand against this now.
by boglerdude
Tue Dec 27, 2022 5:32 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Death
Replies: 1
Views: 208

Re: Death

I have this book

https://www.amazon.com/course-Miracles- ... 1883360269

And a fistfull of Fent for when the day comes
by boglerdude
Tue Dec 27, 2022 1:02 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Putin Invades Ukraine II
Replies: 948
Views: 61352

Re: Putin Invades Ukraine II

“Such people have to be– they should have the decency to remove themselves from the community, if they refuse to do that, then measures have to be taken to safeguard the community from them” “Then comes the practical question that you asked: How can we get food to them? Well, that’s actually their p...
by boglerdude
Sun Dec 25, 2022 1:03 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Libertarian Thinker Questions Why Zelensky Would Sacrifice So Many Ukrainians Just Because He Wants to Join NATO
Replies: 6
Views: 362

Re: Libertarian Thinker Questions Why Zelensky Would Sacrifice So Many Ukrainians Just Because He Wants to Join NATO

You're still going to be ranting about Ukraine, as you're put into a truck by a CCP/DNC agent and sent to a pandemic camp :) There's more than one threat...
by boglerdude
Sun Dec 25, 2022 12:32 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: MacroVoices Financial Podcast Discusses Nuclear Energy
Replies: 5
Views: 247

Re: MacroVoices Financial Podcast Discusses Nuclear Energy

so whats the holdup. why arent we building more plants and burying the waste in the desert
by boglerdude
Thu Dec 22, 2022 11:20 pm
Forum: Bonds
Topic: Would you buy an even longer bond?
Replies: 13
Views: 1212

Re: Would you buy an even longer bond?

You could hold only enough to match the volatility of the other assets