Threads started by Peter P

Multiple Streams of Income
By Peter P  29 comments, latest 22 hours ago:
Portal says E-man, What variables do you follow in your spreadsheet to decide if a place is worth it? How do you factor in unknowns? E-man says plugging in numbers into my spreadsheet almost every...

The Muse
By Peter P  4 comments, latest 2 days ago:
Peter P says iwog says I think the concept of the muse is a myth. I feel more creative/productive around a muse though. iwog says I love my wife, but this is the way things...

The True Cause of Poverty
By Peter P  324 comments, latest 1 week ago:
indigenous says The Aisle Seat Terrorists boarded a flight out of London . One took a window seat and the other sat next to him in the middle seat. Just before takeoff, a U.S. Marine...

Why I Love "Burning Man"
By Peter P  80 comments, latest 2 weeks ago:
Rin says thunderlips11 says I think Julia Roberts looks like a horse Well, in her defense, she did have the college *co-ed next door* look, during her early years. Afterwards, she was completely overrated, both...

Kids are horrible investments
By Peter P  102 comments, latest 1 year ago:
Moderate Infidel says My investment in my daughter has paid dividends. Maybe you are investing your sperm/egg with the wrong investment vehicle.

Meaning of
By Peter P  1 comment, latest 1 year ago:
GraooGra says In a regular circumstances with a healthy market when you put down 20% and you are on 30-year fixed with low interest rate and your monthly payment is no more than 1/3 of...

Monotheism and Polytheism
By Peter P  13 comments, latest 1 year ago:
Vicente says gracer says Jesus said, "The sin of the world is unbelief in Me." OK, let's posit I believe he exists? Existed? Therefore I have no sin, and can go to heaven without having...

Why pseudo-rationalists hate the rich
By Peter P  191 comments, latest 1 year ago:
Kevin says Peter P says But it is a mistake to apply value judgement to any kind of economic activity. Only if you're a psychopath. I could become very wealthy by murdering people and taking...

How to fix education?
By Peter P  92 comments, latest 1 year ago:
Peter P says justme says Nobody says How can I tell your physical age? I can only infer your other age from reading your posts. Come to Coffee Hour? Peter P was there last time....

Helicopter Cat
By Peter P  posted 1 year ago:
Will this cat air-drop money to help the economy?

Antifragile by Nassim Taleb
By Peter P  posted 1 year ago:
This book is finally out! I think it is something everyone here should read.

Batman Rocks!
By Peter P  10 comments, latest 2 years ago:
errc says Dan8267 says Patrick says For some reason the spammers favored this thread a bit, Conjecture: The spammers are scanning for terms and any page that contains popular terms gets spam priority. Batman probably...

Ernie Els Wins British Open
By Peter P  1 comment, latest 2 years ago:
Peter P says My second favorite (NOT by far) is Nick Price. Both were from Africa. What a coincident! One has a nice, easy swing. The other has an elegant, quick swing.

Why do people deny the existence of housing bubbles?
By Peter P  84 comments, latest 2 years ago:
wthrfrk80 says God Bless America.

Revising Prop 13 – Benefit Actual Owners
By Peter P  227 comments, latest 3 years ago:
American in Japan says I was surprised when I learned that Propostion 13 has a heriditary tax basis. Another point to consider is that many people who pay very little tax under Propostion 13 still...

By Peter P  9 comments, latest 4 years ago:
Peter P says SPOILER ALERT 2012 spin? In the ending of the movie, we all know the survivors must now cope with the grim reality that there are millions of other survivors on the only...

Perhaps the government should run health care
By Peter P  105 comments, latest 5 years ago:
Peter P says Someone said that the only difference between the Republicans and the Democrats is the mascot. However, the Republicans did not choose an Ass. ;-)

Capitalism is Freedom
By Peter P  122 comments, latest 5 years ago:
Kevin says Peter P says We have made a few superficial improvements but we are still human. Superficial improvements? Are you fucking kidding me? It used to be the *NORM* for powerful people in a...

Universal Catastrophic Care
By Peter P  14 comments, latest 5 years ago:
Good question of course. :-)

Asset prices and depressions
By Peter P  165 comments, latest 6 years ago:
The last capitalist we hang shall be the one who sold us the rope. --Karl Marx

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