God I love the George Carlin mix. Fucking masterpiece.
Anyone else detecting the riff between the guys on bitcoin? JCD is almost always mum after @adam does his twice-weekly joke mocking people who bought bitcoin for the first time in their lives in the last month.
JCD knows what it's like to shit all over a new technology and be spectacularly wrong 20 years later, so he's not partaking in the schadenfreude.
@adam is watching way too much CNBC with tips like "don't buy bitcoin, buy fake blockchain stocks"
Actually, that is fucking brilliant. I cannot think of a better piece of bait to hold a virus or RAT or ransomware than a gossip-rag trash book that no one wants to buy but everyone wants to read, and I can't think of a better set of marks to send the email to than elderly Republicans whose inbox is full of subjects that begin "FW: FW: Fw: FW: FW "
The dollar is the de facto global currency, so let's change "nation" to "world" in Rothschild's most famous quote:
"Give me control of a world's money and I care not who makes its laws."
Restated as a maxim:
Laws do not apply to those who control the creation of money.
Is this maxim consistent with events of the last 10 years?
Bitching about the 1% will change nothing because bankers control the dollar and are immune to laws.
Money controlled by no one is the only moral regime.
It looks like @adam only has a few days left to cite all-time-high-first-time-buyers of bitcoin as evidence that Bitcoin is a bullshit Ponzi scam, because new all time highs are coming soon.
But as I've said 100 times, it wasn't created to be an investment. Its price in dollar terms is a total sideshow to the real story, which is:
Printing Press : Catholic Church :: Bitcoin : Central Banking
We are not even 5% into the revolution. Keep laughing at me. I'll keep HODLing.
Hezbollah is not a terrorist organization.
They don't attack civilians.
Organizations that attack civilians wear camo uniforms and fly drones
Pay pal keeps cutting off payments
Pay pal won't let him send money from Japan
Bitcoin has no utility
Fascism is ultra-nationalist, military worshipping, state worshipping, police worshipping, authoritarianism, crony capitalism lined up behind a charismatic leader.
Now everyone please, have some sympathy for the brave Witchita police officers who killed the innocent man one day, and the next day tried to shoot a dog but missed and shot a little girl in the face.
Cops are jumpy because they protect our freedom from imaginary threats hyped by media and government. Thank you for your service
Trump LITERALLY (yes) made a "my dick is bigger than yours" joke in the context of a nuclear pissing contest.
In reality this is unprecedented.
Reagan's joke was not cock size innuendo. More importantly, Reagan's joke was during a sound check caught by hot mike. He didn't intend or expect USSR to hear it
Trump has made Twitter his official personal press release system. He intended his dick nuke be heard
Prior to the fractional reserve / central banking scam, money was deflationary. Savings are worth MORE tomorrow than they today.
In a real money regime, saving money is more fun than buying a different iPhone for every tiny toilet in your tiny house.
I guarantee far fewer would get $150k loans for school or a house in a real money system.
End the Fed, buy bitcoin, don't become indebted to buy luxury items like iphones, college educations or airstreams.
I absolutely agree people should save instead of spending on consumer shit.
But it won't happen because there is no incentive to save.
The guys don't understand basic economic incentives, but the stated goal of US monetary policy is an inflationary currency that loses half its value every 20 years or less (counting food/fuel costs in inflation).
Why save money when, at any given moment of your life, your existing savings are worth the most they'll ever be worth? Fuck it, buy six iPhones.
Don't listen to JCD and other people of his generation who owned real estate in California in the 20th century.
They don't realize that was the greatest bull market in real estate, ever. Yes, ever. For a region of that size. Anything you bought within 50 miles of the ocean was a life-changing investment.
Not normal! How is the real estate ratchet working for people who put their life savings into a house in the rust belt at any time from 1955 to present? Or almost anywhere not on the coasts?
Radio War Nerd has fantastic coverage of the Saudi military debacle in Yemen, the US/UK MI complex marketing debacle in Yemen, and the reasons behind the Anglo-Sunni-Israeli Axis push for Shia genocide. Lots of good analysis about Patriot missile bullshit, idiocy of using weapons designed for war with USSR against peasants with AK47s in Toyota trucks
It's behind a Patreon pay wall, but worth signing up for 1 month and downloading all shows. I can advocate this because I subscribe at $10/show
Restoring my faith in NA that they realize this whole Iran story is total bullshit. It's only one more step in the ongoing ramp up for war with Iran.
This is Ajax 2.0. I doubt they even rewrote the script. Wouldn't be surprised to see protest signs saying "Down with Mossadegh the secret Jew"
Minimum fuel loads for passenger flights are set by FAA rules. Whatever the number is, it's conservative. i.e. Must take on 150% of the calculated fuel required to allow large safety margin for headwinds, or traffic/weather delays, change of destination, etc.
Airlines can save a lot of money by cheating on this, especially on long flights. Loading 115% of required fuel instead of 150% is big fuel savings.
Uh oh, jet stream isn't supposed to be here. 150mph headwind. E-brake U-turn.
You have to be stupid to buy Bitcoin, especially during a crash like I am right now.
But you have to be brain dead to research altcoins and pick a few of those to kill your savings.
Being brain dead and stupid, I spent more on Litecoin than Bitcoin in the last 6 months. Litecoin has quadrupled against Bitcoin during time Bitcoin has quadrupled against dollar. Sad.
It really taught me a lesson: You can get discounts if you buy gold or platinum in bulk, PLUS a discount for paying in Litecoin.