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  1. APOCALYPSEFUCKisShostikovitch


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    1   8:14am Fri 29 Aug 2014   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (9)   Dislike   Delete  

    ASSHOLES!!! It's CASH or FUCK YOU, AMERICA! Even for rentals. Lots and lots and lots of cash!!! You don't have it, maybe you don't deserve to live indoors!!!

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    2   6:18am Fri 29 Aug 2014   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (9)   Dislike (1)   Protected  

    Unbelievable.

    Because in the heat of passion, every woman wants to hear "So can I have sex with you?"

    The American jihad against men continues.

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    3   11:32am Fri 29 Aug 2014   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (7)   Dislike   Protected  

    Can't speak for the rest of the country, but we've had a whole bunch of houses for rent in my SoCal area. They are all over 45 days, sitting empty, with huge monthly price tags attached to them ($1,000 more per month than I was seeing a year ago).

    I see that rent went up, but I'm not seeing that people are rushing to pay these prices. It's like they raised the prices because of news reports that say rents are rising... But until people actually agree to pay these rents, did rents, in fact, rise?

    I know that people don't put a lot of stock in the "rent Zestimates," but according to the rent Zestimate, these houses should be going for $1,000 to $1,500 less than they are asking. Seems like a big difference. Makes me wonder where any of these people get their numbers from.

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    4   8:40am Fri 29 Aug 2014   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (7)   Dislike   Delete  

    There's urban living in Maine and Kentucky?

  5. iwog


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    5   10:40pm Sun 31 Aug 2014   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (6)   Dislike (5)   Protected  

    Reality says

    Central banking was an attempt by the established elite to return the relatively capitalistic free market economy then existed to feudalism, just like Marx' Communism was.

    More unmitigated bullshit. Central banking in the Untied States was born of the Gilded age when robber barons were bold enough to have union organizers assassinated and the life expectancy of a coal mine worker was 30 years. Children were worked relentlessly for ridiculously low wages because it was legal to do so.

    Far from returning the country to feudalism, there were massive gains across the entire spectrum of labor that culminated in FDR's new deal and the biggest decline of wealth disparity in our history.

    It takes a fool of incredible arrogance and ignorance to say that 1911 through 1980 brought us closer to feudalism under the watch of a central bank. I can't imagine someone being this stupid but there you have it.

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    6   12:59pm Sun 31 Aug 2014   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (6)   Dislike   Delete  

    The idiocy goes even further, everybody is fine with buying cars and other crap that instantly depreciates 1/3 and continues to depreciate to shit, but for some reason it is bad for the economy if a house depreciates and we must print ad nauseam and keep ZIRP forevah to prevent the Zombie Apocalypse. The bailouts, QE and propping up of the housing sector are nothing but prime examples of crony capitalism.

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    7   11:50am Sun 31 Aug 2014   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (6)   Dislike (3)   Protected  

    mell says

    Did you read the outcome? Raised property values. There's nothing wrong starting out with a hypothesis in either direction - the outcome is what matters.

    That wasn't the purpose of the study nor was it the conclusion which is why you couldn't even copy and paste it here. You are again attempting to be dishonest.

    I will of course cite the conclusion of the study:

    These results challenge the conventional wisdom about the spillover effects of federally subsidized housing in some ways and confirm it in others. On the one hand, the results showthat the effect of these
    housing developments on nearby property values is not consistently negative.

    HOW THE FUCK DID YOU READ THIS AS RAISED PROPERTY VALUES?????

    Indeed, with respect to two programs – Section 202 and LIHTC – the impacts are positive and persist over time for the full range of project sizes in our sample. Additionally, small public housing projects reserved for the elderly have a significant positive effect which remains stable over time.

    Section 202 & LIHTC aren't section 8. Again why are you constantly dishonest?

    Even in the case of Section 8 and public housing
    for families, (this is the shit you REALLY wanted to discuss) the impacts are not significant for small projects, and for larger projects, the initially negative effects appear to decline with time and in the case of public housing, dissipate within three years of completion. Further, while the results clearly point to negative marginal impacts of public and section 8 housing, it is interesting that the marginal impacts diminish with scale, at least for public housing.

    Simplified conclusion: Section 8 and public housing for families DECREASED property values however it's not significant and decreases with time.

    Do you know how much fucking time I waste on taking you liars to task?????

    I will repeat this one more time. THERE IS NO DEBATE BETWEEN THE LEFT AND THE RIGHT! There is ONLY the left constantly trying to convince the right what is real and what is bullshit.

  8. APOCALYPSEFUCKisShostikovitch


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    8   7:47pm Sat 30 Aug 2014   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (6)   Dislike   Delete  

    If a negro-killer support website isn't Free to advocate killing negroes, Freedom has no meaning.

  9. iwog


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    9   2:34pm Sat 30 Aug 2014   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (6)   Dislike (2)   Protected  

    The problem with the way silly Austrians quantify demand is that in a high wealth disparity economy, demand can simply mean ONE billionaire (the Hunt brothers is a good clear example) on a whim deciding to turn an entire market on its head.

    This is the problem with idle cash. A painting that costs $100 million isn't rational. It isn't supply and demand. It cannot be predicted nor can anything be said about its future appreciation or decline. It is not subject to cronyism, government interference, or macro-economic forces. It's simply a bunch of rich assholes in a room preventing each other from owning it. NOTHING MORE!

    This is the nature of bubbles and crashes. Austrians cannot comprehend it because the language to describe it is missing from their theology.

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    10   1:32pm Fri 29 Aug 2014   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (6)   Dislike (5)   Protected  

    CaptainShuddup says

    Hope you're enjoying change.

    Very compelling considering about zero percent of that swat team voted for Obama.

    Or are you going to argue that a bunch of white assholes in Atlanta voted for a Democrat?

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    11   8:35am Fri 29 Aug 2014   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (6)   Dislike (1)   Protected  

    New Renter says

    So how is this supposed to change the whole "he said / she said" problem? The guy can still say she said "yes" when she may not have actually consented and she can say she was "raped" even if she was the aggressor.

    Without a written, notarized contract or a professional, unbiased camera and sound crew on site to record the entire act in 3D 4k def who's to say what really happened?

    It's an attempt to pacify a bunch of screaming bitches who think rape is a serious problem on college campuses.

    I would be the first to agree that regrettable sex is a problem on college campuses, but women need to be taught that this isn't the same thing as rape. If they get drunk, get horny, and get laid, they should take responsibility and stop blaming everyone else.

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    12   8:18am Fri 29 Aug 2014   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (6)   Dislike   Protected  

    MattBayArea says

    This will not affect people having consensual sex

    Yes it will.

    MattBayArea says

    it will affect people who are raped but are too frightened to fight back.

    This law is specifically for college girls. I don't know what planet you live on but it's not earth. On earth, the idea that a college coed at a frat exchange would be too timid to yell or fight back is an absurdity.

    MattBayArea says

    thinking that the woman enjoys being overpowered.

    Most women enjoy being overpowered. I'm certainly guilty of rape myself however the "best sex in my life" comments afterwards told me I was safe.

    MattBayArea says

    The bottom line is that there is NOT a problem with women lying and claiming they were raped in order to get men in trouble.

    There is a massive problem with women lying and claiming they were raped in order to get men in trouble.

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    13   7:58pm Thu 28 Aug 2014   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (6)   Dislike (1)   Delete  

    Blurtman says

    Bullish!

    Obviously this means RSFBA real estate prices will triple by September, as the stock speculators cash out of equities and buy shacks in Stockton. Buy now or be priced out for EVER!

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    14   6:37pm Mon 1 Sep 2014   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (5)   Dislike   Delete  

    Article is useless without actual hacked nude celebrity pics.

    The 60-odd pictures of Lawrence in varying stages of undress were then posted on the bulletin board website 4chan.

    Exactly where on 4chan?

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    15   5:33pm Sat 30 Aug 2014   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (5)   Dislike (2)   Protected  

    mell says

    It's not just the vouchers creating artificial demand, it's developers passing the costs on to non-section 8 residents. You don't need to resort to Austrian websites to find info about this ;)

    Do you realize that the real estate market in a city like San Francisco is a mirror image of every world class city on the entire planet? Even in the developing world where poverty is a way of life?

    You are so isolated and your concerns so petty. Go visit or Rio De Janero or Santiago or Delhi or Paris or Bejing or Hong Kong or Rome or Manila or Berlin or Johannesburg or Moscow or Santo Domingo or Kuala Lumpur for fuck sake and tell THEM that houses are selling for 20 times wages because of section 8.

    IT'S NOT THE FUCKING FED!!!!!!!!!

    It is the nature of ANY capitalist economy to separate a tiny privileged class of people who hoard all the capital from the 99% who try to scrape by with whatever the 1% will share.

    I desperately try not to come off as an elitist however if you damn well visit another country some day then maybe you'd see how idiotic and naive it sounds to say "It's section 8 and the fed!"

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    16   3:43pm Sat 30 Aug 2014   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (5)   Dislike (3)   Protected  

    Reality says

    LOL, like a mosquito born in May thinks itself as the cause of global warming in northern hemisphere in the next two months of its brief life.

    Hardly. I netted 6 figures from the oil futures market back in 2008 and 2009. Where do you think the money came from?

    I also covered the trade live on this very board.

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    17   5:58pm Mon 1 Sep 2014   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (4)   Dislike   Delete  

    We're so FUCKED!
    We're so FUCKED!

    We're FUCKED!
    We're FUCKED!

    We're FUCKED!

  18. APOCALYPSEFUCKisShostikovitch


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    18   4:15pm Mon 1 Sep 2014   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (4)   Dislike   Delete  

    FACE!

    It's what's for dinner.

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    19   12:00am Mon 1 Sep 2014   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (4)   Dislike   Delete  

    Wow all lefties in this thread.

    WTF happened to the party of tolerance and inclusion?

    Fucking hypocrites.

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    20   10:58pm Sun 31 Aug 2014   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (4)   Dislike (2)   Delete  

    iwog says

    Nominated for one of the stupidest sentences ever uttered in the history of the world.

    Now Barney, you are going to have to get over this hyperbole problem you have or you is going to die young.

    I have splained this before, the market levels the competition out. E.G. by the time Teddy got around to "fixing" the antitrust problem with Rockefeller and Standard Oil their market share had fallen to 20% because of competition.

    This is easily verified, maybe if you look at the Mises institute...

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