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Warren Buffett Has Stage 1 Prostate Cancer

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Flashing headlines to conclude tax day:


CNBC adds that Buffett will start a two-month treatment course in July.

Full Berkshire press release:

To the Shareholders of Berkshire Hathaway:


This is to let you know that I have been diagnosed with stage I prostate cancer. The good news is that I’ve been told by my doctors that my condition is not remotely lifethreatening or even debilitating in any meaningful way. I received my diagnosis last Wednesday. I then had a CAT scan and a bone scan on Thursday, followed by an MRI today. These tests showed no incidence of cancer elsewhere in my body.


My doctors and I have decided on a two-month treatment of daily radiation to begin in mid-July. This regimen will restrict my travel during that period, but will not otherwise change my daily routine.


I feel great – as if I were in my normal excellent health – and my energy level is 100 percent. I discovered the cancer because my PSA level (an indicator my doctors had regularly checked for many years) recently jumped beyond its normal elevation and a biopsy seemed warranted.


I will let shareholders know immediately should my health situation change. Eventually, of course, it will; but I believe that day is a long way off.


Warren E. Buffett

And some perspectives already prepared by Carol Loomis of Fortune

Last week was the most extraordinary week in Warren Buffett's history – but he lived his business life as if this was the most normal time in the world.


As Buffett announced today, he was diagnosed with Stage I prostate cancer last Wednesday, after a biopsy the previous day. On Thursday he had a CAT scan and bone scan, with these showing that the cancer had not spread elsewhere in his body.


On that same Thursday, he and a small group had dinner with his non-cousin, entertainer Jimmy Buffett, at a new Omaha restaurant called J. Coco's. Jimmy was in town for a performance two days later.


The following day – Friday – Buffett, the elder, was host to 160 business students from such universities as MIT, University of Chicago, University of Tennessee, and Peru's Universidad del Pacifico. Following the usual routine for such visits (there are six scheduled for this school year) the students toured two Berkshire retail subsidiaries, held a two-and-a-half hour Q&A session with Buffett, and lunched at one of his favorite restaurants, Piccolo's.


The riff at Piccolo's was that Jimmy Buffett turned up for lunch, creating an instant sensation.


At Jimmy's performance next night at Century/Link Center, the first person on stage was Warren Buffett, who deadpanned a "Welcome to the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting."  Actually, the only thing dissonant about his greeting was that the Berkshire meeting, which is held at that same Center, spreads out to overflow rooms and actually draws many more people than the standing-room-only (and wildly enthusiastic) crowd that Jimmy Buffett attracted.


On Sunday Buffett caught his breath. Then, on Monday morning at 7:30 AM, he met with his doctors to discuss courses of treatment for his newly discovered illness.

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Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:06 | 2352709 Rahm
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Doc shoved hand up his rectum, now he knows how muppets feel!

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:07 | 2352720 LuKOsro
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Time to buy some of "corporate America".

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:16 | 2352736 Careless Whisper
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Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:16 | 2352745 I think I need ...
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will there be anymore interviews with Becky Quick or is that over now?????

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:25 | 2352778 Xibalba
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Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:35 | 2352806 Comay Mierda
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the illuminati have paraded buffett around to gain public support of a communist big govt tax system, and now he has just discovered that he is not really part of the elite and that he is a victim of toxic food/air/water just like the rest of us peasants.  i hope he realizes he is just as expendable as the rest of the serfs and thinks twice before he gets used again by these assclowns

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 19:17 | 2352981 Max Fischer
Max Fischer's picture of a communist big govt tax system.....

Wow, it's McCarthyism all over again. Obama is a socialist!  Obama is Hitler!  Obama is a communist!  USSA!  AmeriKa! 

Isn't funny how Ronald Reagan is worshipped by the conservatives even though he raised taxes countless times and fleeced the social security accounts of the American middle class, yet Obama hints at raising taxes on the 1% and all the right-wing bootlicking lemmings (most of whom won't even be affected) suddenly start shouting some nonsense about communism?  Reagan raised taxes on middle income familes to help balance his budget after cutting taxes for the rich, and the right wing worships him; Obama, on the other hand, tries to raise taxes back to their normal levels after (a) 10 years of the Bush tax cuts and (b) after the worst recession since the Great Depression and (c) after fighting two simultaneous wars and (d) after 30 years of "trickle up" economics where the rich get richer and the poor get poorer......and suddenly he's MARX or HITLER or MAO or any of the other infamous villians from history!

Repugnicants and Libertardians are so funny.

Max Fischer, Civis Mundi

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 20:31 | 2353152 UGrev
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hey shit face..the only "Normal" tax level is NO tax level.  Marx was a waste of life. Hitler was a blood thirsty, murderer and MAO was no better. Bush, Clintong, Bush, Obama.. same boss.

The 1% (buffet rule) was a ruse. The amount it would have raked in was some ultra small ratio of the total debt.. so insignificant (not unlike your life). It was a distraction for the  muppets to garner support for the camp(lain)er in chief. Buuuuuut, I gather you dont have enough grey matter in that oblong melon of yours to see that. 

Not that I'm a super huge fan of Reagan..but here's his quote from his 1982 speech where he let us know taxes were being raised.. 

"Make no mistake about it, this whole package is a compromise."

So you see.. it wasn't just him and it wasn't just the republicans. Taxes were raised on a bi-partisan compromise. So if you're going to spout shit from the fullness of your Obama-cum filled ass..then at least get it right. 

...and for the record.. the only trickle up economic systems are that of the left... where poverty trickles up. You live in a plutocracy, you dumb fuck.. if you think (or any republican for that matter) thinks we live in anything but a left aligned country, then you need to have your head examined with a hammer. 

The Democrats AND the Republicans are two sides to the same coin. 

We libertarians have made our pop-corn and are watching both  moronic parties battle it out. 


Tue, 04/17/2012 - 20:45 | 2353177 Max Fischer
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hey shit face..the only "Normal" tax level is NO tax level......

Oh, of course.... the federal government shouldn't exist and society should look like a Gunsmoke re-run. Typical Ron Paul barnyard libertardian. 

I learned a long time ago not to get into a vulgarity contest with a Ron Paul nut; I always lost.  It's like arguing with the angriest, most cynical, most hate-filled wingnuts living in this country.

Max Fischer, Civis Mundi    

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 20:55 | 2353200 Firing Pin
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"and society should look like a Gunsmoke re-run."  Do you mean Chicago or Washington D.C., the two places where your anti-Constitutional local governments deprive the lawful people the right to defend themselves with arms, and thus crime flourishes? 

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 21:11 | 2353226 Max Fischer
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the two places where your anti-Constitutional local governments deprive the lawful people the right to defend themselves with arms.....

Holy shit!  Did the 2nd Ammendment get repealed?  Why isn't this on the news?

Oh... wait.... let me guess.... another barnyard libertardian who rages against phantom enemies and phantom issues, unhinged from all reality. 

The gubbermint not gonna git me guns!! 

Max Fischer, Civis Mundi


Tue, 04/17/2012 - 21:22 | 2353255 Firing Pin
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rriiiiggggghhhhttttt.  Go educate yourself. PLEASE.

Wed, 04/18/2012 - 00:25 | 2353699 FlyoverCountryS...
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There is NO educating a fool like Max, they don't WANT to learn the truth, because they are afraid it might conflict with whatever CURRENT TRUTH MSNBC and Daily Kos are spewing today.

You can only ridicule and humiliate them with FACTS. They won't admit you humiliated them, that would be admitting klowns like this are useful idiots. But they will know they have been biatchslapped.

Wed, 04/18/2012 - 01:06 | 2353778 CoolBeans
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Yep, and when the SHTF those like Civis Mom's Basement will be doing his best impersonation of a little girl.  He'll be one of the gone even more insane "zombies" in my crosshairs.  Just another example of why the goobermint should not only require photo id's to vote - THEY SHOULD REQUIRE IQ TESTS AS WELL.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 22:13 | 2353377 UGrev
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Remind me again why I have to BUY A PERMIT to get a pistol?  you do realize that is completely unconstitutional. That is a complete impediment to owning a gun which is my right. SHALL NOT BE INFRINGED.. plain fucking Engrish.. 

Oh .. so they can't seem to take our guns completely away, so they'll try to make them useless by driving out the manufacturing of guns with bullshit requirements (micro - stamping.. small cap magazines). 

You know what.. I should be able to own exactly every small arms weapon that the military owns and in every configuration they operate with. 

As long as I have to buy my right to own a gun and explain why other than i have a right to it.. then that right is GONE!! 

See, the problem is that when something literal doesn't fit your kommie narrative.. you choose to twist and interpret. Then, when an interpretation doesn't fit.. you try to make it some literal example. You fuckers change the rules as you play the game. 


Tue, 04/17/2012 - 22:53 | 2353472 GMadScientist
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Awwww...poor psycho had to "get a permit". Times is hard.

When did we run out of gun manufacturers again? What one product has more variety represented in the market today?

Go fuck yourself, if that limp excuse for a dick will let you, and learn to make your own weapons (or even <gasp> defend yourself without them), pussy.


Wed, 04/18/2012 - 00:26 | 2353702 FlyoverCountryS...
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What a very adult response.

My condolences to your family, Obamatron. You must be one hell of a burden for them to bear.

Wed, 04/18/2012 - 00:29 | 2353711 UGrev
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The point of choosing is the concept that you don't fucking grasp. Gun manufacturers have frequently stopped offering things like 10 round magazines for some weapons because it costs them too much money. So what the fuck good is a gun if I can't get a magazine for it? 

 I choose to even the playing field with thugs who carry.. simple concept that again<gasp>.. your excuse for logic cannot grasp. 

commie fuck.. 

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 22:04 | 2353348 UGrev
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Un-educated fuck.. there was point in time when we had no income tax. You should read about that. And don't try to flip the context, you meant income tax and so did I. 

Not once did I elude to some archaic or anarchistic form of society. You want to own your race baiting, "let's not indict the black panthers for a 10k DoA reward, but we'll investigate Ted Nugent for exercising 1A", liberal, bullshit... if you want to own that as well as the mother fucking FACT that when something gets subsidized, it is almost (%99.9 of the time) an eventual failure.

Yeah.. you go ahead and wish for your idiotic, utopia where the gov't sucks your dick and everything is "fair" and no one is considered exceptional because it's not fair to those who are not. Yeah, you own that shit pancake of a world. I'll take one where people work for what they have, earn their way, HAVE THE FUCKING RIGHT TO DEFEND THEMSELVES WITH A GUN, and aren't anal gaped by bullshit, "progressive" policies and keynesian economics that have turned my children and probably their children into debt slaves before they knew what hit them. 

Yeah.. you lost the argument, but not because you couldn't keep with with the words that I use for emphasis.. but because you're FUCKING CLUELESS as to how the world should work. 

You couldn't handle freedom so you let the gov't take it from you.. P U S S Y.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 23:00 | 2353490 sgorem
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I would click the green arrow until the cows came home if i could. 1000% agree UG!

Wed, 04/18/2012 - 00:32 | 2353724 UGrev
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Thanks bro.. :D

Wed, 04/18/2012 - 05:29 | 2354046 BoNeSxxx
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Dude you are on fire today!

I started with a golf clap but you had me in full standing ovation by your third post.


Wed, 04/18/2012 - 09:25 | 2354496 UGrev
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Maybe that fire will light under other people.. I'm so sick and tired of dealing with these ass-hats trying to make my rights more difficult to exercise. They don't see that this is "suppression" of rights by means of increasing the difficulty in expressing them in some hope that we just give up trying to use them. No.. the gov't won't take our guns.. they're trying to make us give them up. 

I see it plain as day... 

Wed, 04/18/2012 - 10:46 | 2354772 LFMayor
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You might wake a few up UGrev, but I don't hold any hope for it. Most of them you can't even get to lift their heads up to see what's going on and then the few that do will sing "Dixie" if you're wearing grey or "Battle Hymn of the Republic" if you're in blue.  Just like the ferryman in The Outlaw Josey Wales.  They'll sell all they have just for some speck of stability and the illusion of normalcy bias.

3% got the job done the first time.  We'll just have to belly up to the table, drop the chips we have and ride the wheel.  I myself hope to make sure that the Darwanism Interrupt gets unjammed and the cleansing waters of consequence flow again, to wash away the idiots like "citizen of the World" Max and his kind. 

Keep up the good work sir,

On behalf of your friends in the Lunatic Fringe,
his honor, The Mayor.


Wed, 04/18/2012 - 01:00 | 2353767 CoolBeans
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+1 million.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 23:18 | 2353529 A Nanny Moose
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How cynical is someone who wants the most amount of freedom for the broadest swath of humanity?

Wed, 04/18/2012 - 00:58 | 2353765 CoolBeans
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Civis Mom's Basement always posts, then immediately gives him self an up-vote.  Sad.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 21:47 | 2353298 Ned Zeppelin
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That's Rethuglicans, Demoncrats, and Libertardians.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 23:03 | 2353495 sgorem
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Wed, 04/18/2012 - 00:21 | 2353695 FlyoverCountryS...
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"HOPE!" has becone hypocrisy, "CHANGE!" has become Envy, hate, and fear...


When you finally pull your head out of Obama's crotch, I hope you'll open a HISTORY BOOK.



Wed, 04/18/2012 - 00:58 | 2353760 CoolBeans
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Civis Mom's Basement:

Change the bulb in the basement light -- you seem to have posted to the wrong story. 

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:26 | 2352782 HoofHearted
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And I thought the Buffett tax was about taking money away from people....

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:49 | 2352802 AL_SWEARENGEN

Cannabinoids Kill Cancer. Surely elitist cocksuckers like Buffett know about Cannabis??

US Federal researchers have known for 35 years  that the naturally occurring chemicals in cannabis can halt the proliferation of multiple types of cancer, including brain cancerprostate cancerbreast cancerlungcancerskin cancer, and pancreatic cancer.   Each above are separate links.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:50 | 2352837 NotApplicable
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Funny, I just watched the Dr. Dre/Snoop Dog set at Coachella and have "The Next Episode" stuck in my head.


Smoke weed everyday.

La la la la la...

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 18:13 | 2352890 AL_SWEARENGEN

Watch this instead next time.

WELL worth one hour of your time.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 18:45 | 2352941 MunX
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Silver water kills cancer and is much cheaper than hash oil.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 18:18 | 2352899 psychobilly
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"Cannabinoids Kill Cancer."

Just been reading about this, including the personal accounts of those who have made themselves cancer free using this knowledge, complete with before and after test results.

This guy is going around Canada curing people of cancer using hash oil:

He claims that a pound of chronic will yield ~55 grams of hash oil, and that this taken orally over a 2-3 month period (or applied topically if skin cancer) will cure most serious cancers.

I know the route I'd take if diagnosed.

We will look back at modern cancer treatment (e.g., radiation, chemo) one day as we do today on the past practice of drilling holes in people's heads in order to treat mental disorders.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 18:27 | 2352916 AL_SWEARENGEN

Yes Rick Simpson was a pioneer curing all types of cancer in Canada using Cannabis oil to whoever needed it free of charge.  This knowledge is fast circulating the globe.  Cannabis Science is one relatively new publically traded research company in this field.  They post fresh case studdies on their site with pictures showing the incredible effects that cannanbinoids have on cancer.  A new documentary was just screened in AZ called 'Chronic Future Killing Cancer'  I hope it goes viral when its released publically.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 18:41 | 2352936 zerotohero
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hemp  oil not hash oil

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 18:52 | 2352959 psychobilly
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Same thing.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 18:58 | 2352979 12ToothAssassin
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I will try them both and describe the difference. If I can.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 20:34 | 2353159 I am a Man I am...
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what he says

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 23:06 | 2353502 GMadScientist
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Didn't seem to help Terence McKenna or Tiny Dr. Tim very much!

What's next...trichomes help you lose weight? Keif makes your penis larger?


Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:34 | 2352800 clymer
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I am surprised the Becky Quick comments weren't first on the thread

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:36 | 2352805 rfaze
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They must first remove Becky to get to the tumor........

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:53 | 2352839 NotApplicable
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Actually, it was her all along.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 23:28 | 2353553 A Nanny Moose
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Fucking comment of the week.

Wed, 04/18/2012 - 02:29 | 2353881 Freddie
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Maybe Becky can remove the tumor while Warren takes a bath using a melon baller/ice cream scoop.  "This is gonna hurt you more than it hurts me...Warren"

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 21:48 | 2353304 ziggy59
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I wonder how she got that name..

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:35 | 2352808 SHEEPFUKKER

Gee, I wonder if big pharma will suddenly find a cure for cancer.   Nah, they make more money with everyone being sick. 

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:46 | 2352831 DaveyJones
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Buffett has cancer. never met a better metaphor

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 19:19 | 2353036 nmewn
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And his company owes about a billion in back taxes...metaphor & irony ;-)

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 19:49 | 2353077 old naughty
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Time for the Oracle to bow out...instead of being removed,

I wonder what'd happen to Soros, if Put-in got his way...

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 19:31 | 2353004 valley chick
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should shove the BNSF Railway up his arse.  Funny thing he purchases it in 2009 and will end up making how much money hauling the oil ???  Yeah...right...environmentally safer to haul on his choo choo trains than to encase the pipeline in cement....screw him.


Tue, 04/17/2012 - 20:12 | 2353123 Peter Pan
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Personally, I hope he has many years ahead of him so that he can  witness the unravelling of the system and the errors in his thinking and actions.

Wed, 04/18/2012 - 00:30 | 2353718 been there done that
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re: rectum.

wrecked em? It killed em.


he he he

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:04 | 2352712 urbanelf
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... induced by coloidal gold.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:25 | 2352771 spiral_eyes
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This seems relevant: 

Get well soon Warren! (So you can see how wrong you were about gold)

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 20:59 | 2353206 Firing Pin
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Be nice...Warren still stings from his bad silver trade!  bwahahahaha!

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:06 | 2352713 Divided States ...
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How does a cancer get a cancer?

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:17 | 2352758 Nothing To See Here
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Wonder if he will go get his care in Canada and make the waiting lists to show support for Obamacare?

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:21 | 2352765 Id fight Gandhi
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Prostate cancer is VERY common for some of his age. And treatable if he isn't a cheapskate with his healthcare.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:37 | 2352809 sessinpo
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Id fight Gandhi                     2352765

Prostate cancer is VERY common for some of his age. And treatable if he isn't a cheapskate with his healthcare.



With Buffet's support of Obama and the deals he made that screwed us taxpayers to Buffet's benefit. I'd say, let's give Buffet Obamacare.


Wed, 04/18/2012 - 02:31 | 2353884 Freddie
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Give the tax dodging MF'er one of Obama's death panels.  Sorry Warren - you have been chosen to become Soylent Green.


"it's people dammit!"
Chuck Heston

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 18:00 | 2352858 Papasmurf
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Thankfully, he is enrolled in obamacare.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 18:17 | 2352903 DaBernank
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If only crony capitalism were instantly fatal, Warren Buffett, you piece of shit.

Minimum wage earners are paying for his ass, thanks to Medicare. Means test now.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 20:13 | 2353127 Peter Pan
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It's called a metastasis.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:07 | 2352714 niktamere
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"If Magic Johnson got a cure for aids

and all the broke motherfuckers pass(ed?) away" ............

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:08 | 2352719 bob_dabolina
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There's another species that has an immunity to AIDS, but I won't go there right now.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:27 | 2352784 Paul Atreides
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Not only does Silver kill central bankers, it is the world’s most powerful natural antibacterial and antifungal agent, the ability of colloidal silver to protect against viral pathogens has, until recently, not been fully embraced by the medical community.

In the case of HIV-1 or Aids it inhibits HIV-1 virus from binding to host cells, learn more here.

And if you're worried about the Oligarchs dropping some new deadly strain of Influenza to further Agenda 21 it is by far the best defence against such a scenario.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:40 | 2352816 AL_SWEARENGEN

Ancient 'hidden cures' like cannabis and silver are now just beginning to get the reconigition they deserve.  Observe this for example. 

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:57 | 2352842 smiler03
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People like you are dangerous.



  • There is little evidence to support therapeutic claims made for colloidal silver products;
  • The risk to consumers of silver toxicity outweighs the value of trying an unsubstantiated treatment, and bacterial resistance to silver can occur
  • Efforts should be made to curb the illegal availability of colloidal silver products, which is a significant public health issue

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 18:13 | 2352892 gun4A
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you'r crazy!

silver toxicity??? whatta bullshit !!!

one can drink liters of colloidal silver without any side effects.

My whole family is using it for years now and we are doing very well.


The idiots like that blue man is giving a silver bad name.

When making colloidal silver please don't use salt or baking soda or you will turn blue like that idiot you can watch on youtube.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 18:50 | 2352929 Paul Atreides
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Dangerous to big pharma.


There is little evidence to support therapeutic claims made for colloidal silver products.

There are thousands of articles published supporting the medical use of a but a few:

University of Texas Colloidal Silver Effectiveness Study

Colloidal Silver Antibacterial Study - Microbiologists at Brigham Young University ( BYU )

Colloidal Silver and Natural Bentonite

Colloidal Silver, Healing Clay, and Skin Cancer

Dr. Robert O Becker

Silver Iontophoresis

Attributes of Silver Particles and Silver Solutions


The risk to consumers of silver toxicity outweighs the value of trying an unsubstantiated treatment, and bacterial resistance to silver can occur.


Pure silver is inert and non toxic which is exactly what colloidal silver is made from. 

  1. The valence of Ag+ Silver is + (1). Hence Ag+. Silver's valence makes silver non-toxic.
  2. Silver is dulciment and is used in everything from medical tables to socks to deodorant.
  3. There is no toxicity to silver when even compared to innocuous products such as aspirin to ameliorate inflammation etc..
  4. The viral loads of patients are reduced to near insignificant with the use of the silver. This is a fact.
  5. Risk Factor from taking Silver is "0" according to FDA'S own Department:

Public Health Service
Center For Drug Evaluation and Research
Office of Training and Communication
Freedom of Information Staff
5600 Foshers Lane 12 8 05
Rockville, Maryland, USA 20857

***Conventional antibiotics kill Americans and kill year after year over 100,000 USA citizens per year and no one says a word.


Efforts should be made to curb the illegal availability of colloidal silver products, which is a significant public health issue

Buy a 9 volt battery, 999 silver wire, connect two wires to each terminal and dangle at least 6 inches in a glass of distilled water supported by a popsicle stick. Let it set for 2-3 hours and VOILA Colloidal Silver baby!



Tue, 04/17/2012 - 18:50 | 2352955 jomama
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i think he was trolling you.  that paper you initially linked is a reputable, legitimate study.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 18:53 | 2352958 Paul Atreides
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Good information to know, worth the rebuttle.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 23:17 | 2353522 GMadScientist
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Keep it up...and get plenty of sun! ;)

Fad use of (continually bioaccumulated) elemental silver is well-nigh retarded; at least the "blue man group" will be easy to spot for a laugh.



Tue, 04/17/2012 - 21:54 | 2353324 ziggy59
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Quackwatch? Lol Stephen Barrett? Please. Read more about the guy, then link to him...

Who's watching Quackwatch?

Wed, 04/18/2012 - 01:14 | 2353786 slvrizgold
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Smiler03, you're a Big Pharma rusty trombone blowing TROLL and you can fuck off.    "Bacterial resistance to silver"   LOLOLOL

I get a couple patches of dermatatis sometimes in the winter, but not this past one (because it was mild or because the silver topical remedy I used the year before CURED iy).

I went to the local dermatologist (one of MANY in my city).    There are like 15 guys and they all see dozens of people a day.   The waiting room was like a smaller version of an airport waiting area.   The Big Pharma trained doctor prescribed be a cream that had all kinds of side effects.   It cost almost $200 to fill for a little tube.   The MD spent about 3 minutes with me and made a chunk.    It took me 2 MONTHS to see me even at a large practice.   I was desperate a week before the appt due to itching and skin flaring up bad.   I ordered a little bottle of a silver get - the kind they sell on First Majestic's website.   It came in the mail the day before the appt.    I decided to try it before I filled the prescription.    Applying the gel only 2x daily (a couple small dabs on the finger) in a few days everything cleared up COMPLETELY even though researching things like eczema and dermatatis and other skin ailments  that there you couldn't cure the condition, only hope to control it.

So with silver I cured a skin condition for less than $10, with no doctor visit.    No wonder these trolls don't want people to know about NATURAL CURES THAT WORK AND ARE INEXPENSIVE.

Just like the financial industry, the medical/PHARMA community is a gang of thieves, cheats, and guilty of culpable negligent murder of millions.

Wed, 04/18/2012 - 03:39 | 2353982 Intoxicologist
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I was ready to dig a hole for my pet monster (featured in my avatar) last year.  Not one, but two, tick-borne diseases, plus an ear infection that wormed its way inside his smiling skull.  He could barely walk, and when he did his head was always tilted to one side.  Months of antibiotics did nothing, so I decided to give colloidal silver a whirl.  Four days into it, his ear infection was gone.  Another couple weeks, and he was bouncing around like he had a Hoppity Horse under him.  I use it to ward off colds since I work with the public.  I never get sick anymore.  Make it with distilled water.

Wed, 04/18/2012 - 02:34 | 2353888 Freddie
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Barbaric relics.  

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:08 | 2352717 azzhatter
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Change headline to "Warren Buffett is a cancer"

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:06 | 2352718 TBT or not TBT
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Bullish then

Wed, 04/18/2012 - 02:33 | 2353891 Freddie
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Money will flow from Berkshire to can't lose Apple.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:08 | 2352723 suckerfishzilla
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I fail to grasp how this tidbit is newsworthy.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:16 | 2352749 johngaltfla
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It's another excuse for us to speculate on which CNBC reporterette will sleep with him next to get a story.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:34 | 2352801 Sam Clemons
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If Buffett passed, politicians would have to determine a new way of figuring out what companies get bailed out.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:08 | 2352725 time2blowitup
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Somewhere in China a man is waking up in a tub of ice w/ an extra hole in his ass.  

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:09 | 2352729 chunga
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lemme peel another onion

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:11 | 2352730 Everybodys All ...
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Even as much as I can't stand Buffet and all that he stands for including Obama, Becky Quick, etc. ... I wish him nothing but good health.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:15 | 2352746 Robot Traders Mom
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That is nice of you.


I'd fuck Becky Quick's brains out. Thanks for reminding me.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:21 | 2352770 LowProfile
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I'd fuck Becky Quick's brains out.

Afraid someone beat you to that a looooong time ago.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:35 | 2352804 Robot Traders Mom
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Fucking clever, dude.



Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:21 | 2352767 LowProfile
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I wish him a long, lingering dependency on the very best sickcare drugs Big Pharma can supply.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:23 | 2352774 chunga
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Are you still in mourning over Marie Antoinette?

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 18:46 | 2352945 jomama
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fuck this scumbag. there aren't many people that i wish would die, but he's definitely one of them.  and i mean that in the sincerest way possible.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 23:25 | 2353545 DollarMenu
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That wishing is wasted energy.

No one gets out alive.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:12 | 2352731 Seorse Gorog fr...
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In other news...


Russia Is Massing Troops On Iran's Northern Border And Waiting For A Western Attack

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:29 | 2352788 Winston Churchill
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Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:32 | 2352797 Paul Atreides
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Good article, thanks.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:42 | 2352822 blu
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Oh? Or they are massing troops on the border with the intent of crossing it on their own regardless. It sure seems like someone is going to take Iran away from the Iranians, why not the Russians?

It's an end-game, lots of black swans swimming these waters. And lots of under-handed shit gonna go down now.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 22:03 | 2353344 Pure Evil
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They just want to make sure the Caspian Sea stays in Russia's realm, fuck everything else.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:12 | 2352735 bank guy in Brussels
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« But God said unto him, Thou fool, this night thy soul shall be required of thee ...

So is he that layeth up treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God.»

Luke 12:20-21

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:16 | 2352740 bob_dabolina
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Warren will be fine.

100% survival rate if local over 5 years

98% survival rate if local over 10 years

1 in 6 men get prostate cancer

1 in 2 marriages end in divorce.

99% of men get taken to the cleaners in a divorce.

If I had the choice, I'd take my chances with the prostate cancer.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:32 | 2352781 Cult_of_Reason
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What was his PSA level and the Gleason score of the cancer cells from the biopsy?

The Gleason score is key to know before you predict how likely the tumor will spread (and Buffett's survival odds).

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:56 | 2352848 DaveyJones
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His Jackie Gleason score (Ralph Kramden, Minnesota fats, Bufford T. Justice) is very high 

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 18:00 | 2352850 pan
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99% of men get taken to the cleaners in a divorce.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 18:45 | 2352940 jomama
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a sad day for another hero of bob_douche_olina

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 19:34 | 2353058 bob_dabolina
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Do you get paid for that kind of originality?

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 23:20 | 2353528 GMadScientist
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Why sad?

Bob the Bobo is Warren's butt cancer.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 21:48 | 2353301 10mm
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Fuckin Yeah,nothing but a CONTRACT.I dont need a CONTRACT to be in LOVE.Fuckin fools.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 22:11 | 2353373 ziggy59
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One is assuming he reported the truth...well Jobs prognosis was positive until it wasn' won't hear the truth about health issues..stock price is directly related..

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:15 | 2352742 slewie the pi rat
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didn't his bud Billy$oftware suggest somewhere that healthcare dollars for the ancient ones should be repurposed for loftier purpoes like paying teachers

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:55 | 2352851 NotApplicable
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You still here? Must be a sad existence impersonating someone's net persona.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 19:19 | 2353032 fuu
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You forgot a hyphen.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:16 | 2352744 MunX
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Radiation instead of silver water... I knew he was an idiot.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:16 | 2352747 mendolover
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He sold his fucking soul to the devil, he'll be just fine.  But I'd lay off the phony ice cream cones just in case.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:15 | 2352748 economessed
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So by extrapolation, are you saying that the wealthiest person in the world can't afford perfect health or immortality?  Perhaps there is something to those poor bastards who stand in front of brooding news cameras after a tornado or hurricane has wiped-out every worldly posession they have and say "well, at least I have my health and my family."

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:17 | 2352750 No One
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Is Becky Quick on the next flight from TEB to OMA?

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 19:06 | 2352997 azzhatter
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He probably called Squicky and told her he can't get it up anymore, she rushed to the scene

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:16 | 2352752 Heroic Couplet
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Oh, the irony, on Tax Day, Warren.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:22 | 2352753 russwinter
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For men Buffet age, stage 1 prostate cancer is about as common as herpes. It was caught because he has a billionaire's health plan. 

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:18 | 2352755 yabyum
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Stage one, So what, half the men his age have some prostate cells that have gone sideways. Watchful waiting is what most of us would do at that age. Now Dick (the prick) Cheney, there is a chancre on the balls politic.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:43 | 2352824 Biosci
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Exactly.  Can't imagine why he'd bother with the radiation treatment at this stage.  The side effects will probably outweigh the benefits.

Unless, of course, he plans to live forever...

OK, tinfoil brigade!  Have a go!

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 18:09 | 2352880 smiler03
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"Can't imagine why he'd bother with the radiation treatment at this stage ".

Perhaps you are an Oncologist, or are you just wiser? 

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 19:42 | 2353069 Biosci
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Nope.  Not that kind of doctor.  Then again, not completely without domain knowledge, either, which makes me ask the question.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:20 | 2352762 caerus
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Death doesn't care about your net worth

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:20 | 2352764 navy62802
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Warren Buffett will not die of prostate cancer. They caught it in the early stages, which gives him an absurdly high chance of survival. Besides, many men get it by his age.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:37 | 2352815 blu
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I hear that after a certain age they don't recommend treatment. Not worth the hassle, and heart attack is more likely to take someone out at that age.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 19:12 | 2353020 navy62802
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Warren Buffett, like Dick Cheney, is a cyborg. Any treatment he may receive is only for public consumption. Buffett will live forever.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:21 | 2352766 Seasmoke
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dont worry Warren, Becky Quick will massage that prostate for you

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:23 | 2352773 Nothing To See Here
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BoA must be praying that he won't be held back by his treatments the next time THEY need an injection for the cancer that they are.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:27 | 2352779 Yellowhoard
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Just wondering, would an 80 year old man on Obama Care receive treatment for prostate cancer?

I wonder if the doctor counseled him on end of life alternatives?

Wed, 04/18/2012 - 02:49 | 2353913 Gavrikon
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Of course not.  That's why said 80-year-old (if he is otherwise in good health and expects to make it to at least 90) ought to have a few gold coins stashed somewhere.  I suspect they'll roll out the red carpet at whatever hospital in whatever part of the world he decides to get treatment.  Hopefully, the doctor won't report the transfer of "illegally-hoarded" gold.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:30 | 2352791 grunk
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Rick Hendrick cancer.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:32 | 2352793 Dkizzle49855
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Upon hearing the news, I wonder if Charlie told WB to suck it up. . . .

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:32 | 2352794 lasvegaspersona
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I do not care for his politics but I hope he is not just submitting to annual PSA testing and then getting biopsies until somethings comes out positive. In the 70s I was assigned prostate cancer as a topic for our weekly discussion. Even then it was known that a majority of men have prostate cancer on autopsy (age 70 and older). This suggests that if you biopsy enough you will find it. Frank Zappa proved to all that this is a nasty disease in younger men. As we age however it becomes 'normal' (by definition). If I were Buffett I'd ask a lot of hard questions about risk and benefit before submitting to any serious treatment.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:31 | 2352795 I am a Man I am...
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Well, at least now they have something they can blame on the stock not performing instead of shitty management and shitty stock picking and shitty companies purchased.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:35 | 2352807 blu
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Hasn't his trading lore already been reduced to a bunch of algos by now? There must be a computer somewhere with "warren" scribbled on the front in black marker.

Brain in a jar. Sort of. Reminds me of this:

Spoiler; later in the movie he catches fire in his jar. Pretty funny.

Sorry Warren, no comparison intended. Really. But if you find yourself in a datacenter some day with no apparent way to move around, well what can I say. 

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 19:10 | 2353011 Withdrawn Sanction
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...if you find yourself in a datacenter some day...

Oh, come on.  "Buy and hold" during the largest bull run in world history?  How hard is that to program?  Hint, we're not in a bull run now.  It's a bit harder now

Loved the brain in a jar reference...

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:37 | 2352813 Watts_D_Matter
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I did not know that Becky Quick does prostate exams now....I guess they had to go in pretty deep since Warren is the biggest asshole on CNBC..........

Love to see the look on the doctors face when Warren shows up for his procedure....Um Warren...what were you saying about the wealthy and taxes.....I hope they loop off Warrens prunes!!

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:49 | 2352836 The Alarmist
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This would be a good time for Buffet to show his support for Obamacare by volunteering for the kind of treatment the rest of us will get under it.

BTW, Becky Quick also moonlights as on-camera talent for endoscopies.

Wed, 04/18/2012 - 02:52 | 2353916 Gavrikon
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The kind of treatment most ANYONE should consider for this stage of PC is watchful waiting.  I suspect the radiation is either unnecessary (to soothe Buffett's fears), or the cancer is more advanced than reported.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:38 | 2352817 ActionFive
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More surprised financial media didn't spin bad prostate into something like good Allstate.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:46 | 2352828 The Alarmist
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I wish I had more time in my day ... I scanned the headline, thought it said that Warren Buffet is stage 1 cancer, and proceeded to waste more time reading this than it was worth.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 21:48 | 2353308 Fred Hayek
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Sometimes we see the truth even when it's not there.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:45 | 2352829 Barometer
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Will Berkshire have to post collateral when he's gone?

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:45 | 2352832 shuckster
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Nothing a little polonium 5 can't fix. This is how the .001% deal with .01%ers who've stopped being useful to them. See also Steve Jobs, Hugo Chavez and others who conveniently get cancer when TPTB get tired of their constant banter...

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:47 | 2352834 Bansters-in-my-...
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Buffett has cancer of the brain...?

Thats what happens when you have shit for brains.

Fuck you Buffet.

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:54 | 2352841 Bansters-in-my-...
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Off topic but check out silver lease rates...!

Just jumped to well over one percent for one year lease.

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