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US vs Japan bubbles
By Bellingham Bill   5 comments, latest 4 days ago:
indigenous says tatupu70 says 2-1 that you don't even know what Bill was saying with that sentence. Projecting?

You may know Proposition 13, have you heard of 14?
By Bellingham Bill   3 comments, latest 6 days ago:
Bellingham Bill says Man that Reagan quote is this-close to becoming memory-holed. Google's got basically two decent hits on it. We should really rename all the shit that's been put in that dickhead's name. Of...

Call it Crazy deleted this comment of yours
By Bellingham Bill   14 comments, latest 1 week ago:
thunderlips11 says lostand confused says Don't forget the giant free trade deal Obama is negotiating in secret. I mean the dude is a constitutional scholar and he negotiates in secret-for six years almost now-the biggest...

Housing Tops Out Finally
By Bellingham Bill   posted 3 weeks ago: plateau or peak??

Map tool thingy
By Bellingham Bill   1 comment, latest 3 weeks ago:
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The Bubble In Perspective
By Bellingham Bill   23 comments, latest 1 month ago:
thunderlips11 says Bellingham Bill says "Biotech, which was defined broadly to include work on drugs, medical devices, research/testing, and agricultural chemicals/feedstocks, gained 96,000 total jobs in the U.S. over the decade from 2001 to 2010,...

The Third Wave
By Bellingham Bill   posted 1 month ago: Coming Soon To An Economy Near You!

The Coming Health Care Economy
By Bellingham Bill   13 comments, latest 1 month ago:
drew_eckhardt says Bellingham Bill says So college jobs are tapped out and there's not a whole lot of growth in education, though there will be a lot of replacement jobs as the boomers start retiring...

Baskin Robbins Inflation Adjustment Sale
By Bellingham Bill   posted 1 month ago:
On the 31st you can get a scoop for $1.31. BR is one of my main inflation calibrators, since them raising prices from 25c to 28c in 1975 was one of my first exposures to...

William Helm
By Bellingham Bill   posted 1 month ago:

Tollhouse Proprietor
By Bellingham Bill   2 comments, latest 1 month ago:
CaptainShuddup says History is so full of crap. Here the Tollhouse Cookie legend make it sound like they were some fly by night mom and pop operation that haphazardly stumbled upon a great cookie recipe...

By Bellingham Bill   1 comment, latest 1 month ago:
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E.B. Perry
By Bellingham Bill   posted 1 month ago:
Each square on the map is one square mile, and E.B Perry owned a lot of Fresno County (the light reddish claims). "After service in the Civil War [on the Confederate side btw], Perrin...

Pullman Strike
By Bellingham Bill   posted 1 month ago:
Doing research for something I came across this pic: That's the US Cavalry defending a meat train leaving the Chicago Stockyards from railroad strikers. for more

Summary of Latest Federal Tax Data is out
By Bellingham Bill   4 comments, latest 2 months ago:
dodgerfanjohn says marcus says Bellingham Bill says Bottom 50% still making ~11% of the national income. Funny how they do most of the work around here tho. What do you mean? They're a bunch of...

Last One Out
By Bellingham Bill   2 comments, latest 2 months ago:
marcus says OH, bitcoin, of course.

A Tale of Three Cities
By Bellingham Bill   posted 2 months ago:
Interesting contrast I thought; Japan is doing its Icarus impression, the US has hit stasis again (until the next leg up at least), and Norway is saying Nei to debt (well, government debt at...

Via Reddit . . . Party control of States
By Bellingham Bill   4 comments, latest 3 months ago:
sbh says Robert Sproul says Alaska, Arkansas, Nebraska, and North Dakota all voted to raise minimum wages……..and also voted in Republicans. It makes you dizzy. Makes you wonder what they'll do if their governors veto...

Reading the paper this AM . . .
By Bellingham Bill   16 comments, latest 4 months ago:
Call it Crazy says Bellingham Bill says should they raise their offered wage they'd be flooded with qualified applicants. What a novel idea.. Where did you think of it?? Call it Crazy says They're not...

RedFin makes it to Fresno (yeay!)
By Bellingham Bill   posted 4 months ago: corner lot on a busy street but the house is certainly nice They also have listings for up in the mountains, where I'm more interested in living.

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