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by technovelist
Tue Aug 06, 2013 9:20 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: DEA decides to join the Constitution shredding party
Replies: 12
Views: 1484

Re: DEA decides to join the Constitution shredding party

This country is so screwed. Seriously. We might as well just run up the Hammer & Sickle right now. They won. I'm with Ad Orientem. If a majority can't get outraged by the blatant abuses happening now then we can't rely on it ever happening. I'm not convinced that the people turning us into slaves i...
by technovelist
Mon Aug 05, 2013 9:35 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Early Retirement Extreme progress
Replies: 114
Views: 22403

Re: Early Retirement Extreme progress

Sophie, I hope that things work out for you. I've been through something similar and it isn't easy. As far as retirement withdrawal rates go, I've decided to implement the strategy of dividing the number "1" by years of life expectancy. For example, I am 56 and my dad lived to 100. Assuming I am lu...
by technovelist
Mon Aug 05, 2013 9:33 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: DEA decides to join the Constitution shredding party
Replies: 12
Views: 1484

Re: DEA decides to join the Constitution shredding party

The reason that they won't say how the investigation began is because it probably began using NSA eavesdropping information. http://foxnewsinsider.com/2013/08/05/nsa-info-leaked-dea-and-used-criminal-investigations From the web page: "Fox News judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano said on Studio...
by technovelist
Sun Aug 04, 2013 3:46 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Early Retirement Extreme progress
Replies: 114
Views: 22403

Re: Early Retirement Extreme progress

what is the mathematical expression that allows one to ERE ? Portfolio size > yearly expenses * (1/safe withdrawal rate for your portfolio) http://www.mrmoneymustache.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/ere.jpg So all you have to do is save 100% of your income and you can retire whenever you want? Now y...
by technovelist
Sat Aug 03, 2013 3:45 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: 2 Years After 116 Police Bullets, Few Answers
Replies: 8
Views: 1153

Re: 2 Years After 116 Police Bullets, Few Answers

I'm shocked, shocked, that there's government going on here.
by technovelist
Sat Aug 03, 2013 3:42 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: open borders
Replies: 13
Views: 1798

Re: open borders

A welfare state is incompatible with open borders.
I know which of those two I would pick... and it's not a welfare state.
by technovelist
Sat Aug 03, 2013 3:41 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Eike Batista Loses 33 Billion In 16 Months
Replies: 6
Views: 1338

Re: Eike Batista Loses 33 Billion In 16 Months

"Brownies", as in Alongside Night. Any HB fans who haven't read that book really should; it's great!
by technovelist
Sat Aug 03, 2013 12:43 am
Forum: Variable Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Real estate investment possibility
Replies: 13
Views: 4037

Re: Real estate investment possibility

A million dollars plus 3 and a half grand a month for 488 square feet without a bedroom. For the unmarried workaholic who makes so much money that they're never home, yet finds it crucially important that the location of their bed be in a beautiful highrise. So then I can sign you up for the group ...
by technovelist
Sat Aug 03, 2013 12:27 am
Forum: Variable Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Real estate investment possibility
Replies: 13
Views: 4037

Real estate investment possibility

TRUMP SOHO HOTEL, 246 Spring Street, 1803 Price: $973,500 Monthly Maintenance/CC: $2,944 Monthly Real Estate Tax: $695 Neighborhood: SoHo - Nolita Condo, Doorman Studio | 1 Bath Approximate Sq. Feet: 488 http://theeklundgomesteam.elliman.com/new-york-city/trump-soho-hotel-246-spring-street-unit-1803...
by technovelist
Thu Aug 01, 2013 9:36 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: America's Misbehaving Prosecutors, And The System That Protects Them
Replies: 14
Views: 2024

Re: America's Misbehaving Prosecutors, And The System That Protects Them

Yes, but it wasn't the federal government. Guess this guy tried to vote with his feet and lost. :) Government is government. Some units are worse than others, but they're all the same at the root. Well at least we now know that state and local governments aren't the cure to federal tyranny but just...