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125 Years Ago... Or Today?

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Ripped from the pages of the Wall Street Journal in July 1889 - it's never different this time...

 

 

How The Wall Street Journal of 2014 might have covered the news of July 8, 1889 (Source: WSJ)

 

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Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:35 | 4934875 Bernoulli
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Wow. Websites really had a funny layout back then.

And what do you mean with "ripped"?

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:37 | 4934883 praps
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And websites were only in black and white then.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:42 | 4934894 smithcreek
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If someone bothered to check out the article before posting them might have realized it is called:

The Past, Reimagined

How The Wall Street Journal of 2014 might have covered the news of July 8, 1889

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:45 | 4934899 Gaius Frakkin' ...
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Oklahoma land rush is the key... Poor people have nowhere to run anymore.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:53 | 4934915 Government need...
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I hear half of Central America is in the process of making a run for the US border.  Taco Bell should craft a campaign out of this!

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:57 | 4934927 GetZeeGold
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Central American Female Speculators love Taco Bell!

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 09:21 | 4934995 SamAdams
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Under the main pic it says, "to read the stories in entirety, go to WSJ/125.com". 

This can only mean one thing! AL Gore is a very old man....

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 09:48 | 4935068 BlindMonkey
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Lots of Global Warming™ since then.  Entire countries have been swallowed by the sea since that great man began his crusade against Global Warming™ back then.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:36 | 4935234 Manthong
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Cocaine was legal back then..  that’s how you upped your baud rate on the telegraph. As they started using homosexual telegraph operators on coke with their telegraph boys, they ushered in what was known as the “Gay Nineties HFT technology”.

 

They were way ahead of their time

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 11:09 | 4935339 quintago
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Delete this post ZH. It makes you look like a fool for posting it.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 22:07 | 4938097 Rusty Shorts
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Fucking do-gooder...

 

Cocaine was legal, and it was awesome days back then when Americans enjoyed the Liberty to do whatever the fuck they wanted to.

 

She don't lie.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q3L4spg8vyo

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 23:07 | 4938303 old naughty
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What make any of us think in another 125 years, there will not be: “250 Years Ago…Or Today?”

Since 79% are reported fine with the current level of Tyranny, so it may just be 4:1 believing we are fine come 2139 AD, no? Let’s see…

 

UP vote says not fine (You are the 21%).

DOWN vote says yes, its fine (You are the 79%).

 

 

For this exercise, please leave “we will not be here” scenario on the side.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 11:45 | 4935511 Zero Debt
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Thumbs up if you saw it coming in the 1860s.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 23:14 | 4938328 old naughty
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It may be that WSJ travelled to and copied from today's headline…

(can this be equated to backwardation?)

 

Oh, could it be they came back from 2139 AD to 1889 AD with a pit stop midway?

(assuming WSJ folks got to go...)

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 12:10 | 4935602 maskone909
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Thats pure comedy gold manthong great analysis and +1 good sir

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 12:32 | 4935698 Manthong
Tue, 07/08/2014 - 12:39 | 4935729 maskone909
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Hahahah youve been waiting years to use that clip havent u! ;-)

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 16:57 | 4936871 Manthong
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yup.. it's a pretty tough crowd here. :-D

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 20:28 | 4937719 Nikola
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Yep, "Coca-Cola" still had the coca in it!  (Fun stopped in 1903).

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 22:06 | 4938117 Rusty Shorts
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"Coca-Cola" still has Coca leaves in its recipe.

 

How Coca-Cola Obtains Its Coca

http://www.nytimes.com/1988/07/01/business/how-coca-cola-obtains-its-coc...

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 09:00 | 4934933 codecode
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Sorry, I can't handle Zuckerberg's picture front and center... What's so great about him?

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 09:12 | 4934960 GetZeeGold
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What's so great about him?

 

He ripped off the Facebook source code and got away with it....after the settlement that is....which is why he and Bill Gates are such good friends.

 

Now that they're rich they can work on Common Core, amnesty, and screwing over the little people.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:34 | 4935227 JRobby
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Xerox developed the graphical interface but did not see the value in it that Bill did. He bought DOS for like $55k I believe?

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:50 | 4935281 Overfed
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Actually, IIRC, it was Jobs who bought the GUI from Xerox, they were working on it in the very early 70s.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 12:40 | 4935738 Vampyroteuthis ...
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Gates bought DOS from a local computer programmer for $500. He changed the A: drive to C: drive then claimed it was his creation and now is the one of the richest in the world. Wow! Fraud often pays. 

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 17:03 | 4935868 Jumbotron
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Yeah....and that used car salesman Gates hired to be his second in command and was just pushed out for being a COLLOSAL failure....Steve Ballmer.

Hey Windows users.....these are the guys that foistered WinShit onto the world through fraud and crony capitalism.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C2Zd3HYKCRE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eywi0h_Y5_U

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e8M6S8EKbnU

and of course my favorite.....who actually made Ctrl-Alt-Del famous.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WdGQsBDSEpk

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:53 | 4935292 Dublinmick
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Bill is buying out vaccine companies now so he can finish off the people of walmart

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 12:00 | 4935567 Proofreder
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Common Core Good!

What don't you like about a course of study designed to increase critical thinking skills?

Oh, right; you're a buzzword guy = Ignorant dipshit

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 12:18 | 4935642 maskone909
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Lmfao this is one of several posts on here lately that i cant tell if its sarc or not. I dont know if thats a good thing

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 13:16 | 4935875 Eirik Magnus Larssen
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Don't be ridiculous.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 09:10 | 4934964 PartysOver
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And the smart ones up here will be making a run for Central America.  After the Great Crash of 20xx.  I already bought a little plot of land down there. 

Kinda reminds me of the Big Dogs sucking in the retailers then pulling the rug out.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 09:50 | 4935074 BlindMonkey
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Make sure you bring some exotic gringo disease down there with you.  No reason not to return the favor.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 09:55 | 4935099 BeerMe
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Maybe a citizen trade program?  Socialists to the U.S.  Liberty people to Costa Rica.  Or whatever other country.  Of course after a few year the socialists wouldn't be able to leave us alone.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:02 | 4935123 dontgoforit
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It's too humid in Tamarindo and all of Costa Rica.  It's for sure you will get thin.  Sweat like a fool down there.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 21:10 | 4937853 lincolnsteffens
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Not so. The higher elevations are much cooler and the air is drier. Down near sea level its hot and humid.  Pretty much goes for everywhere the higher you go the lower the temperature.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 09:20 | 4934987 F.A. Hayek
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Yo quiero Taco Bell y ebt!

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 11:10 | 4935341 Oldrepublic
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The US government should arrange charter flights from Central America to make it easier to get the kids in the US!

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 09:05 | 4934949 NeedtoSecede
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@GF, you could also say it like this: FREE people have nowhere to run anymore...

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 09:20 | 4934991 bbq on whitehou...
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No one has any place to run to. "Where are you going to run, where are you going to hide; No where because there is no where left to run to anymore."
-Bodysnacher.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 09:25 | 4935010 Gaius Frakkin' ...
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Yes, that too.

What's that response called!?!

____-or-flight?

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 19:00 | 4937384 NeedtoSecede
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Of course most of us who are remotely awake know it is

 

Fight or flight. 

 

But in today's America you are more likely to get responses like this to your open ended question:

Facebook or Flight

Tweet or fight

Hashtag or fight

 

We are doomed!

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 09:03 | 4934941 Gene Parmesan
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Oops.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:47 | 4934905 Sudden Debt
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it was called a Hercules screen...

and it was green and black at first...

yes...

I'm that old...

 

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:58 | 4934931 zerocash
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You fancy boys with your Hercules screens. All we had was MDA.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 12:16 | 4935634 WmMcK
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I just had a board that erased when I lifted the page.

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 01:49 | 4938545 Manthong
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I had MDA and CGA in my $3,000.00 Compaq Portable.

Still have the darn thing.. 4 digit serial number.. hasn't seen power in over 20-some years.

I think I'll try firing it up.. it will be interesting to see if the original boot disks are still any good.

I will have to look to see if it has a CMOS battery (which would likely be shot).

It would look interesting next to the AMD 6 core with the four 24" displays.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 09:18 | 4934984 F.A. Hayek
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Al Gore hadn't yet gotten around to inventing the internet.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:31 | 4935212 JRobby
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And you were not profiled for visiting the news stand and buying a paper.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 09:07 | 4934961 Jumbotron
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Just to put this into context.....this was at the tail end of the depression that started with the Panic of 1893.....

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panic_of_1893

and the Panic of 1907 which led to the formation of the Federal Reserve and the I.R.S.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panic_of_1907

 

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 09:10 | 4934963 Jumbotron
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And speaking of the Panic of 1907.....this is for you WB7.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panic_of_1907#mediaviewer/File:Morgan_cart...

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 09:41 | 4935036 Jumbotron
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oops.....my bad.  Misread the date of the paper.  That's 1889 NOT 1898.  Mild dyslexia going on there.

So...this was the run up to the Panic of 1893

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panic_of_1893

Mea culpa

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 09:49 | 4935070 Jumbotron
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Plus Tyler....you missed the byline story below on the left that stated.....

German engineers Gottleib Daimler and Wilhelm Maybach will debut their "steel-wheeled wagon", a gasoline-powered horseless vehicle, at the Paris Exposition.

Thus kicking off the Age of 1% and .1% Transportation.

Daimler for the 1%

Maybach for the .1%

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 09:48 | 4935064 Hulk
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anyone else ever look at the bottom of a newspaper to see what time it is ???

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 13:17 | 4935883 j0nx
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Ecclesiastes 1:9

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 14:28 | 4936235 Jumbotron
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Was the writer of Ecclesiastes a ZeroHedger from the future traveling to the past ?

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:36 | 4934876 fonzannoon
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this makes me feel pretty good we can go on like this for another 125 years.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:37 | 4934879 Bernoulli
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oh god. please no. I'm feeling sick.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 09:49 | 4935069 Hulk
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Don't worry, fonz is just joshing you. This thing blows sky high in less than 18 months...

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:05 | 4935127 Bernoulli
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Thanks. Feeling better already.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:36 | 4934877 timeless21
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So, where is Kardashians grandmother..?

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:41 | 4934889 mademesmile
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It's one of those ladies on the cover, silly!

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:42 | 4934893 MidwestJester
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Pretty sure its the one on the left...

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:36 | 4934880 SilverIsMoney
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It fucking better be different this time... We need the entire system to burn...

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 09:25 | 4935007 intric8
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Incidentally, that was around the time when the joos hatched their world domination grand plan

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:40 | 4934882 Mercury
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I'll trade the food truck for that lunch spot any day.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:44 | 4934898 Ignatius
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It's not all about 'efficiency', is it?

The men dressed better, too.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 09:00 | 4934936 Mercury
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Lower caloric efficiency, higher informational efficiency.

You can glean a lot of actionable info quickly in a room full of men, food and drink.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:40 | 4934887 cowdiddly
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Hey! What are these telegraph wires hanging from this buttonwood tree for?

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:41 | 4934890 ChubbNut
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Why does it say Copyright 2014 at the bottom left corner??

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:48 | 4934910 nopalito
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He who controls the past controls the future.—George Orwell

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:06 | 4935137 Ignatius
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And he who controls the present controls the past.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 11:16 | 4935367 Incubus
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"In the long run, we are all dead." - Your Boy J Dawg Keynes

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:59 | 4934926 kaa1016
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Tue, 07/08/2014 - 09:04 | 4934945 overmedicatedun...
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smart meters, the people are pushing back, but no news outlet covers it..I am fighting this and have kicked utility workers off my property who tried to install a "smart meter"..a baby step against the tyranny of big corps and .gov...one person taking a stand, it all starts with us...not guns but minds.

 

http://stopsmartmeters.org/2012/04/13/smart-meter-lawsuits-multiplying/

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 09:47 | 4935063 greyghost
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you just have to love the republican base. from the article on workers unrest " in Duluth, companies request that the mayor safeguard their right to $1.50 a day to workers who had been accustomed to earning between $1.75  and $2 a day"!!!!!! so back in the day.....good little republican business owners "wanted" and "needed" the "mayor's" or "GOVERMENT'S" help????? is this ex-good little republican reading this correctly? so the story really is ...business will have it "their" way and only "their" way. I cringe everytime i see a map of red/blue states and all the poor/ignorant southern states awash in red. civil war this, civil war that. tea party this, tea party that and still don't know history and wouldn't know it, even if it slapped 'em up side the head with a baseball bat. talk about "time in a bottle". before all the down arrows hit....i was born and raised in the south.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:05 | 4935130 xtop23
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There's no red or blue team.....just rich people and poor people.

....... and if you arent yanking down 10 figures.....youre a little fish in this pond.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:43 | 4934892 a growing concern
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Was a gay Kenyan Marxist president back then too?

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 09:00 | 4934934 GetZeeGold
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At the time of this posting....Joan Rivers could not be reached for comment.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:43 | 4934895 Quinvarius
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I think the biggest tell is the female speculators myself.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 09:02 | 4934939 max2205
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Tranny's were big back then

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:28 | 4935203 XAU XAG
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I see Tyler Durden in that picture................with a funny hat on!

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:43 | 4934900 Watts_D_Matter
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Somewhere in Kenya a great great grandfather of a future US president is being conceived.....

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:43 | 4934901 mattgallis
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Hartford CT was one of the richest cities at the time? hahahahahaha

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 09:02 | 4934938 agstacks
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Well, that was when they still had the Whalers.  {S}

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:48 | 4934906 buzzsaw99
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johnstown got corzined bitchez

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:48 | 4934908 MarlasBack
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Available resources are much less now.  And 125 years from now.... fugetaboutit

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:56 | 4934922 SilverDOG
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SAme as it ever was.

sAME as it ever was.

saMe as it ever was.

SamE as it ever was.

Same as it ever was.

Wait, but but but, maybe, wait, but, hold on, wait... said the lemmings.

SAME as it ever IS.

 

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:57 | 4934924 steelrules
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James Rickards, The Death of Money. One hour interview on Alex Jones from yesterday.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bmB5SHHvnJU

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 09:40 | 4934993 Dr. Engali
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I can't watch an Alex Jones interview because he never shuts up long enough to let the guest talk. He could easily cut the interview time in half if he would shut up. 

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 09:47 | 4935062 lunaticfringe
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No shit. I won't watch Jones for that very reason.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:53 | 4935288 Hapa
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Jones interviewing Rickards?  Rickards is a 9/11 apologist, outed on Keiser's show last month.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 11:06 | 4935326 Inbetween is pain
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And Jones is a raving moron who sees a conspiracy behind every bush and tree.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 12:16 | 4935614 FeralSerf
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Jones is a shill for the Elites that were responsible for 9/11 and a honey pot/tar baby whose job is to distract the people from The Real Truth. He and his ilk should be prosecuted for obstruction of justice. He has done a huge amount of damage to the search for the truth concerning 9/11. That's his job.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 09:52 | 4935085 IndianaJohn
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Dr. Engai, -- and Jones is repulsive too.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 11:08 | 4935336 Dublinmick
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Most tuned Jones out when he said Arabs run Hollywood. Not sure walmart shoppers would even buy that.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 12:19 | 4935644 FeralSerf
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His claim that Arabs run Hollywood should be considered strong evidence that his script is written by the same Zio-terrorists that were responsible for 9/11.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 09:01 | 4934937 youngman
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are they buying tulips.....or was it railroads...

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 09:04 | 4934944 world_debt_slave
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the good ol' days

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 09:05 | 4934946 AdvancingTime
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  Modern Monetary Theory often referred to as MMT to its many believers removes much of the risk ahead and guarantees that we will always be able to muddle forward. MMT also known as neochartalism is a economic theory that details the procedures and consequences of using government-issued tokens and our current units of fiat money.  Newly acquired tools like derivatives and currency swaps are suppose to allow us to print and  manipulate away problems. What I'm seeing develop is an "almost surreal" feeling of indifference towards reality. More on this subject in the article below.

 http://brucewilds.blogspot.com/2014/01/have-we-been-lulled-into-complace...


Tue, 07/08/2014 - 09:17 | 4934980 prudent1nvestor
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This is bullshit tyler.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 11:45 | 4935508 Gene Parmesan
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To those negging this post, it really is satire, not an actual old newspaper.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 09:20 | 4934990 NYPoke
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Ah, the Land Rush of 1889.  We still owned the land, into the late 1970's.  When my Great Grandpa died, we finally sold the land.

 

That land could be farmed, but it wasn't high quality.  You couldn't fit in nearly as many people as back East.  The land eventually consolidated into larger farms.  Just not enough productivity to have families that close.  Politicians oversold it.  Shocker.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 09:21 | 4934994 Mitch Comestein
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Ok, the QE thing is interested, but it is no parallel.  Notice the buyer!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  The US treasury was the buyer.  They were retiring bonds.  Hint: THAT IS GOOD FOR A COUNTRY.  Also, the note on fiat money.  They are sticking to the gold standard.  THAT IS GOOD.  2014 is no 1889.  Not by a long shot.  

 

More on the treasury buying bond.  I don't have statistics, but I have read that there was hardly a treasury market by the 1930s because there was not much outstanding.  The gov didn't need funding.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:47 | 4935268 the grateful un...
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+)125

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 11:29 | 4935444 NOTaREALmerican
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Re:  The gov didn't need funding.

That's why people were so deprived then.   Now, we've got Big-Ag, Big-MIC, Big-Road, Big-Water, Big-Airport, Big-Energy, Big-Ed, Big-House, Big-Fin, Big-OldFart, Big-OldFartHealthcare, Big-AntiDrug, & Big-PoliceState – and (now) Big-Space.

Without gov funding, who would pay for all our really cool bling (and OldFarts).

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 09:25 | 4935009 GrinandBearit
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Didn't those men get hot as hell wearing those long dark clothes and hats in July?

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 09:50 | 4935073 Uchtdorf
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That was before Global Warming. (sarc)

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:50 | 4935279 the grateful un...
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i was jumping up and down yelling at my television last night, the meterologist is some surfer dude in a hawaiian shirt, and he mentioned (just anecdotally mind you) that while it has been a bit warmer on average at the daytime highs, the nightime lows have been quite a bit higher. i've been noticing this trend, winter and summer, its like the fed is backstopping the weather. oh oh there goes my tinfoil hat

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 11:22 | 4935399 Dublinmick
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How this subject is obscured in most forms of media gives us an idea of how serious the subject really is.

Just because Algore was an idiot does not negate obvious global warming and more precisely climate change. Yes Al and his mob do want a carbon tax which can do absolutely nothing to stop it. Man made warming is only about 1% of the problem. The entire universe is heating up and that includes the core of the earth. You may see at times ice buildup up on the poles however the ocean is becoming warmer and eating away the ice pack from down below. It is more obvious in the Arctic but happening in Antarctica also as glaciers feed into the sea miles under the ocean. That is why we have rising sea levels. And yes they are rising, Norfolk Virginia is close to collapse as high tides now cover the roads, same in south Florida.

In fact many scientists conclude the nuclear testing around the world has caused further cracks in the earth mantle allowing lava to move closer to the surface on land and under the oceans which is accelerating the heating of the planet.

http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/Thawing_Permafrost_The_speed_of_coasta...
Watch out for the zombies, most of them think nothing is happening

http://jumpingjackflashhypothesis.blogspot.com/2012/02/jumping-jack-flas...
 
http://thiscantbehappening.net/node/2117
 
http://phys.org/news/2013-08-earth-mantle-contributes-greenland-ice.html

http://phys.org/tags/antarctic+ice+sheets/

http://www.wakingtimes.com/2012/04/10/solar-maximum-ramps-up-earth-catac...

It came from beneath the sea!
http://www.motherjones.com/blue-marble/2012/04/antarctic-ice-melting-bel...
 
The results are based on 4.5 million measurements made by a laser instrument mounted on NASA’s now defunct ICESat satellite between 2003 and 2008, which mapped the thickness of most floating ice shelves around Antarctica. The results:

    •    Of 54 ice shelves mapped, 20 are being melted by warm ocean currents, most of those in West Antarctica.
    •    In all cases the inland glaciers that flow down to the coast and feed into these thinning ice shelves have accelerated, draining more ice into the sea and contributing to sea-level rise.

Miami Going Under The Waves And Nobody Will Offer A Reason

http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/10/17/3695685/rain-or-no-rain-beachfront...

Core samples, tide gauge readings, and, most recently, satellite measurements tell us that over the past century, the Global Mean Sea Level (GMSL) has risen by 4 to 8 inches (10 to 20 centimeters). However, the annual rate of rise over the past 20 years has been 0.13 inches (3.2 millimeters) a year, roughly twice the average speed of the preceding 80 years.

http://ocean.nationalgeographic.com/ocean/critical-issues-sea-level-rise/

http://www.odu.edu//research/initiatives/ccslri#sthash.UAumoVKW.dpuf http://www.odu.edu//research/initiatives/

ccslri Climate Change, Climate Change, Video, Climate Change Norfolk Va, Global Sea Level,Norfolk, Norfolk Va, Norfolk Va Sea Level, Norfolk Virginia Climate Change, Norfolk Virginia Sea Level, Norfolk Virginia Sea Level Rise, Norfolk-Virginia, Sea Level Rise,Green News

Sea level has already risen about 8 inches along Florida’s coast and is having profound effects, according to the letter. “Because Florida is so densely populated,” the letter states, “it is estimated 40 percent of the population and housing units at risk from sea level rise in the nation are here, in the state of Florida.”

http://www.ucsusa.org/news/press_release/florida-sea-level-rise-letter-0...
 
http://articles.sun-sentinel.com/2013-06-20/news/fl-sea-level-florida-20...
 
http://www.alaskadispatch.com/article/russia-seeks-draw-lines-melting-ar...
 
Mass methane release appears to be picking up speed by the day in the Arctic as well as countless other locations around the globe.
Dane Wigington?geoengineeringwatch.org

The atmospheric methane graphic below, released yesterday, should be a stark wake up call for any that understand the ramifications.
 
http://www.geoengineeringwatch.org/mass-methane-release-accelerating/
 
There should be enough information here a child could understand.

Russia is not building up forces in the arctic because it is more difficult to reach, far from it, the ice is melting and they wish to be in a position to exploit the almost unlimited minerals of the area. The shipping lanes are also enlarging where passage is possible almost year round.

It would be much warmer now if not for the core of the earth heating up. The unprecedented level of volcanos going off lately emit debri into the atmosphere which acts as a cooling agent. That in effect could cause a mini ice age. It is more complicated than people realize. They claim Yellowstone could throw out enough to blacken the skies over a large part of America. But there are many super volcanos which could do the same. Laach See in Germany, the Plegian Fields in Italy, Popo in Mexico, Rainier etc.
The ice age and giving the lie to Algore that so many want could be a possibility.

Are you saying the Germans and Russians are in on it also?
AWI geographer Frank Gunther, who investigates the causes of the coastal breakdown in Eastern Siberia together with German and Russian colleagues, and who has published his findings in two scientific articles.

In these studies, he and his team evaluated high resolution air and satellite photos from 1951 to 2012 as well as measurements of the past four years. In addition, the researchers surveyed four coastal sections along the Laptev Sea (see map) and on the island of Muostakh.

http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/Thawing_Permafrost_The_speed_of_coasta...

I am saying the ocean rising and threatening Florida, Norfolk Virgina and many other places. I am not seeing any explanation for that here. All I see yammering and bullshit and comments that do not address the issue and try to dodge what most people can see with their own eyes.

http://www.businessinsider.com/islands-threatened-by-climate-change-2012...
 
102, 697 people relocated off Kiribati due to ..... you guessed it, rising oceans that are covering the island.
 
The Maldives 325,00 leaving. This is not that hard Bocephus
The Miami spring tide that floods streets which used to be secure is getting worse and worse every year whether it rains or not.Poor Moses had to grab a bug out bag.

http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2013/10/20/2806631/miami-herald-floodin...

With the numerous and extraordinary astrological events taking place in April, the oft-predicted destiny of HUGE Earth changes can no longer be denied. It is now a matter of when , not if. The simple physics that undergird the political, economic and social spheres of life now dictate that real planetary transformation is on the way.

http://cosmicconvergence.org/?p=13

Surely the spate of earthquakes and volcanoes has reflected the renewed will of Mother Earth to start rocking’ and rollin’. There has never been such a concentration of major earthquakes as we have already seen this year. The Ring of Fire in particular has awakened from its slumber. And there is every indication, according numerous volcanologists and seismologists around the world, that such seismic and volcanic activity will only intensify.

As the current Solar Maximum continues to unfold, such earth movements are all but guaranteed. Unfortunately, few within the scientific establishment have acknowledged the true correlations between solar activity and cataclysmic earth movements. Perhaps 2014 will remove all remaining doubt as the anticipated earth cataclysms begin in earnest. Simply put, Mother Earth will be heard, and not just paid lip service as is so often done on the annual April 22nd EARTH DAY.

Regardless of what the immediate future holds in store for the world, April 2014 is set to release a variety of astrological triggers having far-reaching ramifications and great consequences. Even an armchair astrologer can plainly see the celestial setup which will generate corresponding events everywhere across the planet, not just throughout the entire Middle East, the Ukraine, Venezuela, Brazil, Argentina, Thailand, Myanmar, the Central African Republic, Sudan, Libya, Chad, etc., which we see on the evening news.
Of course, the Global Economic and Financial Control Matrix is especially vulnerable to the predicted calamities throughout that and other interconnected realms. This is where the raw financial and economics physics graphically illustrate fast approaching breaking points. The blatant suppression of the price of gold is a stark example of where the market controllers can no longer maintain the false illusion of order. All the forces of the marketplace

— both real and artificially fabricated — are now working at cross purposes with such intensity that “the man behind the curtain” will be exposed once and for all."

Of course their global climate convention will propose more drastic controls, cap and trade, carbon tax etc. That is the game. Down deep they love climate change and realize there is nothing they can do about it. However like I said earlier, it doesn't mean climate change is not happening. It only takes the ability to read to see this.
If they were serious about it, cars made in Germany that get 200 MPG would be sold in America. They cannot however so how serious are they really? No they are only serious about control.

None of this however explains why islanders are having to move due to rising oceans. This is not political, arbitrary or debateable. The water is washing over their feet.
There is a certain percentage that will deny anything if it affects their portfolio, perception of political reality or the programmed neuron pathways that were developed in grammar school. I am becoming convinced that if Algore stated crack and meth were not good for you, a certain amount of Americans and posters here woiuld immediately begin smoking it.

https://feww.wordpress.com/
http://www.desdemonadespair.net/2014/06/poll-shows-70-percent-of-austral...
http://www.desdemonadespair.net/2014/06/friends-of-science-with-friends-...

But then, these “friends” of science are flat-out refusniks when it comes to global warming science; they deny the Earth is warming, they deny modern temperatures are spiking upward, they deny carbon dioxide is the main driver of global warming, they deny sea level rise is a problem, they deny deny deny. Perusing their website is fascinating; it could be used as a wiki set up specifically to collect all the ridiculous long-debunked anti-science denial claptrap in one place. I mean, c’mon, they even promote Christopher Monckton with a straight face!

None of this is terribly surprising, though, seeing as how they’re funded by—can you guess? Can you?—the fossil fuel industry.

http://www.desdemonadespair.net/2014/06/on-north-carolinas-outer-banks-d...

North Carolina's outer banks beaten eaten away by rising seas and climate change. So much so the state has banned talking about it

http://www.desdemonadespair.net/2014/06/drought-threatens-grazing-on-us-...

154 million acres of grazing land threatened by drought on the Snake River Plain.

http://www.desdemonadespair.net/2014/06/parched-new-dust-bowl-forms-in.html

The Oklahoma dust bowl. Inhofe says climate change is not real, so the dust bowl may not be real either.

http://www.desdemonadespair.net/2014/06/fewer-polar-bear-cubs-are-being-...

Ny-Ålesund, Svalbard (theguardian.com) – The proportion of polar bear females around the Arctic islands of Svalbard who gave birth to cubs crashed to just 10% in 2014, according to a small scientific survey of the animals. It follows a series of warm years and poor sea ice.

The Barents Sea population of a few thousand polar bears is one of the biggest in the world. But global warming is rapidly reducing the extent of sea ice on which the bears hunt seals, their main food.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 11:32 | 4935451 WmMcK
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Now I have Repeated Scrolling Syndrome.  How about just a few links plus a little less text per post?

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 20:04 | 4937623 Dublinmick
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1. Global cooling is making the ocean rise?

2. Global warming is making the ocean rise?

I.Q. test

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 12:44 | 4935748 lakecity55
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Geez, just write a book, dummy.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 12:59 | 4935806 TheAnswerIs42
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9th International Conference on Climate Change

Real time streaming now.

10:00 AM PDT – PANEL 3: Combating Climate Myths with Science and Facts

Tom Harris, James M. Taylor, and Anthony Watts

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 13:19 | 4935894 silentboom
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Bullocks.  Can i say that even if I'm not British?

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:02 | 4935117 Surging Chaos
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I don't think they cared too much about getting hot.

...maybe.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 12:43 | 4935745 lakecity55
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Since they did not have deodorant, who cared?

Like most of the world. A walk done the street in Bangalore is an olfactory adventure.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 09:56 | 4935097 alfred b.
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       125 yrs ago!....it's when they were setting us up for the Federal Reserve:  a little agitation here, a little crisis there until at some point a wisecracker-bankster says: 'we got to do something'!!

 

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 09:57 | 4935102 Rodders75
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This is all v interesting but the market had to wait another 4 years (1893) before it crashed. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panic_of_1893

 

So get ready for a crash in 2018 bitchez?

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:01 | 4935121 financialrealist
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No this time is very different.  QE?  They were not creating money, they were buying bonds with excess revenues to reduce debt, which was common practice and actually is good financial stewardship.  This time is very different, and the one thing NO ONE has ever seen or witnessed in these history pages is the systemic risk of the integrated global economy and capital market system.  We got a small glimpse in 2008/2009, but nothing can be compared nor does anyone really understand what lurks beneath the surface for when this global debt bomb goes off.  THIS TIME IS DIFFERENT

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:06 | 4935133 p00k1e
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What color codes were used for the Terror Alerts back then? 

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:17 | 4935170 NewAmericaNow
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Red for the indian attacks.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:45 | 4935261 the grateful un...
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the anti-defamation league will have your cracker ass for that remark

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 11:29 | 4935440 WmMcK
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That's with (hand-held) tomahawks, not turbans, of course.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:07 | 4935139 paint it red ca...
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"it's never different this time..."

 

No truer words ever written.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:23 | 4935187 orangegeek
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Some perspective.  Nice.

 

Not everything is the same. 

 

For instance, porn is much better in 2014 than the 1800s.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:25 | 4935189 ReactionToClose...
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"Commercial paper dealer Goldman Sachs & Co. seeks to joins NYSE ......." ....near end of What's News on left column side ....surprisingly unhighlighted by ZH

Now we know when the beginning of the end started  ...July 1889

 

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 12:38 | 4935727 lakecity55
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"Paper Dealer," hahahaha!

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:39 | 4935247 observiate
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dear Mr. Durden,

Thank you for approving my account.  I am excited to now be a part of the zerohedge commentariat.  i only hope my comments live up the pithiness, wryness, and acerbicity that is so well venerated here on this hallowed forum.

sincerely, observiate

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:50 | 4935280 gallistic
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Rule #8!

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:57 | 4935300 Rodders75
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Greaser

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:58 | 4935302 Dr. Engali
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Welcome to fight club. If this is your first night at fight club you have to fight..... bitch!

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 11:04 | 4935319 financialrealist
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welcome...nice word usage

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 13:22 | 4935913 SILVERGEDDON
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Observiate - enough ball sucking, albeit conducted in eloquent verbiage from the anals of Webster, or, the "It pays to Increase your Word Power" Readers Digest back pages.

You could have at least thrown in the odd "fuck", or, at least an "asshole" to spice things up a bit, and appeal to a broader demographic fan base.

Fucking kids these days, gotta teach 'em everything.

Lock and load, motherfucker. 

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 13:41 | 4935951 SILVERGEDDON
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Observe.

Deviate.

Sure you didn't mean to use Deviant instead of Deviate for the tail end of your name ?

Catchier, with that "je ne sais qua" that is so popular these days.................. 

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:40 | 4935250 the grateful un...
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is that great grandma Yellen in the middle? next to great Aunt Hillary, who managed to avoid a margin call in cattle futures once upon a time. hey its all history, and its all good.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:45 | 4935266 smacker
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125 years ago publishers understood the need to format stuff in "newspaper column" format (narrow columns) so it's easy on the eye to read and to go on to the next line.

And yet 125 years later, here we are, and the vast majority of e-mails I get from corporate people are formatted to go right off the screen so I have to scroll over to read them. CR/LF are apparently unknown in IT departments. I invariably give up and trash them.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 11:45 | 4935509 edifice
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So is punctuation. I get emails like this, constantly:

"hey can you look into this for me it is very important we get the project rolling asap thanks."

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 12:03 | 4935579 BeetleBailey
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Next time in front of the culprits that do that - first chance you get  - slap their dumb phones out of their hands - hard - when they gaze down at them zombie-like while talking to you.

Gets...the motherfuckers attention........

I crack my friends hands all the time.....pisses em off....but hey...fuck 'em.

I always excuse myself/ignore the call/text........always

Paraphrasing Dennis Miller;

NEVER HAS A GENERATION SO INSIGNIFICANT HAD THEIR LIVES CHRONICLED SO ASSIDOUSLY

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 13:59 | 4936080 edifice
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I do this when I'm out on a date or out with friends. If the person spends the whole time on their phone, I just ask for the check and leave. They are usually flabbergasted and ask where I'm going. I reply, "You're not here to talk to me, so I'm out."

Don't have time for it.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:48 | 4935270 gallistic
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Prostitution may be the oldest profession, but presstitution has been around since the day Gutenberg developed his toy.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:51 | 4935284 the grateful un...
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yeah it was actually a lot worse

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:52 | 4935286 smacker
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"it's never different this time"

Indeed. The French are still socialists. All that's changed in France is that taxes have risen.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 11:01 | 4935293 SMC
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Some readers may conclude that the paper's alleged "journalistic standards" have not improved. ROFL.

The best article is the attempt at smearing Hetty Green. As if she cared. The author was not worthy to shine her boots - reads like scum wrote it then, just like the scum written pieces today designed to influence opinion instead of reporting facts.

"There is no secret in fortune making. All you have to do is buy cheap and sell dear, act with thrift and shrewdness and be persistent." - Hetty Green.

One tough lady.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 11:03 | 4935314 I Write Code
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oops dups

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 11:02 | 4935315 I Write Code
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I remember the wall street journal.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 11:03 | 4935318 Dublinmick
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John Swinton on the Free Press

One night, probably in 1880, John Swinton, then the preeminent New York journalist, was the guest of honour at a banquet given him by the leaders of his craft. Someone who knew neither the press nor Swinton offered a toast to the independent press. Swinton outraged his colleagues by replying:

“There is no such thing, at this date of the world’s history, in America, as an independent press. You know it and I know it.

There is not one of you who dares to write your honest opinions, and if you did, you know beforehand that it would never appear in print. I am paid weekly for keeping my honest opinion out of the paper I am connected with.

Others of you are paid similar salaries for similar things, and any of you who would be so foolish as to write honest opinions would be out on the streets looking for another job. If I allowed my honest opinions to appear in one issue of my paper, before twenty-four hours my occupation would be gone.

The business of the journalists is to destroy the truth, to lie outright, to pervert, to vilify, to fawn at the feet of mammon, and to sell his country and his race for his daily bread. You know it and I know it, and what folly is this toasting an independent press?

We are the tools and vassals of rich men behind the scenes. We are the jumping jacks, they pull the strings and we dance. Our talents, our possibilities and our lives are all the property of other men. We are intellectual prostitutes.”

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 11:49 | 4935526 SMC
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Today's independent press is a person with a camera and microphone, with the fortitude to record and publish events while hiding from and/or resisting government thuggery.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 21:09 | 4937849 notadouche
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thuggery or buggery?

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!