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Forum: Politics, News, and World Issues Yesterday, 06:12 PM
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Gold doesn't produce income, it produces a...

Gold doesn't produce income, it produces a capital gain (sometimes). The point being, you have to sell up to realise your gain whereas incoming producing assets generate cash (rent, dividends,...
Forum: Politics, News, and World Issues 04-22-2015, 01:39 PM
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Posted By Smokey D
oil prices are pretty low at the moment, because...

oil prices are pretty low at the moment, because the price is more responsive to supply and demand than quantity of money. please provide evidence of spiralling food prices.

as i've explained in a...
Forum: Community: Music/Off-Topic 04-21-2015, 04:17 PM
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Posted By Smokey D
what about lol Rogers? the git.

what about lol Rogers? the git.
Forum: Community: Music/Off-Topic 04-21-2015, 03:16 PM
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Posted By Smokey D
oh wow porto

oh wow porto
Forum: Community: Music/Off-Topic 04-21-2015, 12:56 AM
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Posted By Smokey D
pics or lies

pics or lies
Forum: Politics, News, and World Issues 04-21-2015, 12:42 AM
Replies: 109
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Posted By Smokey D
there's nothing wrong with investing. that's just...

there's nothing wrong with investing. that's just another form of saving (or to put it differently, saving is another kind of investment, since you're giving debt funding to the bank in exchange for...
Forum: Politics, News, and World Issues 04-20-2015, 01:51 PM
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Posted By Smokey D
The Weimar inflation crisis was caused by the...

The Weimar inflation crisis was caused by the government printing ridiculous quantities of money to pay war reparations. It didn't lead to a boom, it destroyed the economy in a year. It was only...
Forum: Community: Music/Off-Topic 04-19-2015, 04:02 PM
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Posted By Smokey D
i'm 172.5cm and 64 kgs not fat

i'm 172.5cm and 64 kgs

not fat
Forum: Community: Music/Off-Topic 04-19-2015, 03:51 PM
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Posted By Smokey D
ando, what are your stats (weight and height)....

ando, what are your stats (weight and height). we'll tell you if you're fat.
Forum: Politics, News, and World Issues 04-19-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 109
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Posted By Smokey D
Sure. But deflation implies a stagnating economy,...

Sure. But deflation implies a stagnating economy, low growth and high unemployment. That's why low inflation of between 1-3% is considered optimal, because it tends to imply growth. ie it is...
Forum: Politics, News, and World Issues 04-18-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 109
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Posted By Smokey D
Well, collapse implies some kind of dramatic...

Well, collapse implies some kind of dramatic socially disruptive event over a short time frame. What you're saying is that the dollar will lose less real value over the next ten years than virtually...
Forum: Politics, News, and World Issues 04-17-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 109
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Posted By Smokey D
Okay chuck, explain why the dollar is poised to...

Okay chuck, explain why the dollar is poised to collapse.

Your extensive background in environmental science being so obviously on point.


Quantitative easing can threaten the economy...
Forum: Politics, News, and World Issues 04-16-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 109
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Posted By Smokey D
won't happen in the next ten years man.

won't happen in the next ten years man.
Forum: Politics, News, and World Issues 04-16-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 109
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Posted By Smokey D
do you mean between now and the end of time or in...

do you mean between now and the end of time or in the next ten years or so
Forum: Community: Music/Off-Topic 04-14-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2,962
Views: 21,820
Posted By Smokey D
I don't think he's terran. Would terran know what...

I don't think he's terran. Would terran know what the NHS? I think he's Futue te Ipsum.
Forum: Politics, News, and World Issues 04-14-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,134
Posted By Smokey D
Yes it does, it just means your investment window...

Yes it does, it just means your investment window is shorter.
Forum: Community: Music/Off-Topic 04-13-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 47,823
Views: 2,304,866
Posted By Smokey D
Silva and Nasri?

Silva and Nasri?
Forum: Politics, News, and World Issues 04-12-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,134
Posted By Smokey D
They simply built a shorter network (over the...

They simply built a shorter network (over the Appalachians rather than around, if I recall). Hard to ban that.

Nobody here is an expert investor, but generally: don't expect to beat the market,...
Forum: Politics, News, and World Issues 04-10-2015, 12:54 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 2,874
Posted By Smokey D
Are you high

Are you high
Forum: Politics, News, and World Issues 04-09-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 2,874
Posted By Smokey D
What it means to be racist is a philosophical...

What it means to be racist is a philosophical question, it's not reducible to a 3 line entry in a dictionary.



I'm not advocating socialism you goddamn lunatic.



Well, now you're drawing...
Forum: Politics, News, and World Issues 04-09-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 2,874
Posted By Smokey D
I don't agree with your definition, but...

I don't agree with your definition, but empirically and historically segregation was deeply racist and motivated by a profound distaste for black people. Even if we accept your definition of racist...
Forum: Politics, News, and World Issues 04-09-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 2,874
Posted By Smokey D
Okay, but this conversation is directed at the...

Okay, but this conversation is directed at the distinction you made, ie not all people who supported segregation were/are racist. The point I'm making is that even if those people didn't personally...
Forum: Politics, News, and World Issues 04-08-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 2,874
Posted By Smokey D
I don't think so man. There's a large body of...

I don't think so man. There's a large body of scholarship that shows the Holocaust was not planned but was the outcome of the internal self-radicalising logic of the regime. It's doubtful that the...
Forum: Politics, News, and World Issues 04-08-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 2,874
Posted By Smokey D
Sure, but I'm not sure that makes them...

Sure, but I'm not sure that makes them responsible for much less complicit in the Holocaust.
Forum: Politics, News, and World Issues 04-08-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 2,874
Posted By Smokey D
It doesn't follow because not everyone in German...

It doesn't follow because not everyone in German supported the Nazis, much less the Holocaust. But I agree that German society was deeply complicit in the Holocaust and earlier antisemitism.
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