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by flyingpylon
Fri Mar 04, 2016 7:12 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Kasich Will Be Trump's VP
Replies: 15
Views: 3699

Re: Kasich Will Be Trump's VP

MediumTex wrote: Kasich said after the debate there is no way he would be Trump's VP.
Well that pretty much seals it.
by flyingpylon
Fri Mar 04, 2016 7:08 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: The Real Hillary Shady
Replies: 143
Views: 20061

Re: The Real Hillary Shady

rickb wrote: Frankly, I suspect what a lot of the people who simply hate Hillary hate about her is that she's a woman.
LOL... seriously?

BTW, what another administration did or did not do has no bearing on what Hillary did.  That's a grade school-level defense.
by flyingpylon
Thu Mar 03, 2016 11:15 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: The Left is eating itself
Replies: 120
Views: 13320

Re: The Left is eating itself

It's like the Empathy Olympics... all day, every day.
by flyingpylon
Thu Feb 11, 2016 9:49 am
Forum: Gold
Topic: The GOLD scream room
Replies: 2969
Views: 710845

Re: The GOLD scream room

Just let the PP do its thing, and when you hit a rebalancing point, rebalance. The only issue with this is when you pay just enough attention to the markets to watch your positions almost reach their rebalancing bands, but you don't rebalance, and of course they reverse direction and you're left dr...
by flyingpylon
Fri Feb 05, 2016 3:05 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Bravo PP, Bravo! EOM
Replies: 22
Views: 6751

Re: Bravo PP, Bravo! EOM

Who are you and what have you done with Budd?
by flyingpylon
Thu Feb 04, 2016 7:32 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Who Owns the Various Presidential Candidates---Check it Out
Replies: 10
Views: 1089

Re: Who Owns the Various Presidential Candidates---Check it Out

Sounds like the financial services industry is just being pragmatic.  No matter who wins (except Trump & Sanders perhaps) they have favors to call in.
by flyingpylon
Wed Jan 20, 2016 2:07 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: John Kasich
Replies: 15
Views: 2618

Re: John Kasich

Hope... hope... gosh, where have I heard that before?
by flyingpylon
Sun Jan 03, 2016 3:42 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: The Permanent All-In-One Cooking Device
Replies: 28
Views: 7420

Re: The Permanent All-In-One Cooking Device

dualstow wrote: Learned about sous vide in this thread.
This looks pretty cool: http://amzn.com/B00KSFAB74

Still not ready for the pig in a hot tub.
There are others like this, such as http://anovaculinary.com/
by flyingpylon
Wed Dec 30, 2015 2:15 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Big Fat Surprise
Replies: 9
Views: 1882

Re: Big Fat Surprise

I read the book shortly after it was first published. Aside from the debate about which type of diet is "right" vs "wrong", it should make people question the validity of "settled science" and how that combined with politics and big business impacts millions of lives for many decades into the future...
by flyingpylon
Tue Dec 22, 2015 3:07 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Star Wars
Replies: 27
Views: 7125

Re: Star Wars

Pointedstick wrote: Basically, "diversity = good" has always been a part of Star Wars.
Some good points, you make. Hmmm...
by flyingpylon
Tue Dec 22, 2015 8:29 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Star Wars
Replies: 27
Views: 7125

Re: Star Wars

I loved it too. A great "soft reboot" to the franchise. Much needed and appreciated. As for the demographics of the characters, The ever-so-memorable Captain Phasma (shiny stormtrooper armor) was a woman, there was at least one female stormtrooper who had a line, and Finn being a black guy implies ...
by flyingpylon
Mon Dec 21, 2015 6:43 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Star Wars
Replies: 27
Views: 7125

Re: Star Wars

I just saw it this afternoon with my family and really enjoyed it.  I saw the original when I was 10, and can still remember humming the theme song all the way home.  I went with my father and grandfather who was about 70 at the time, and I'll never forget when he leaned over to me during the movie ...