46 posts and
joined 2010 Oct 21, 9:44pm
in United States
stocks won't stay down long
on 17 May 2022
8 comments, latest 31 minutes ago
There's just too much money looking for a place to go for stocks to stay down for very long.In Palm Beach there's a conference about "cryptocurrency" and tons of people...
stocks are going up
on 5 May 2022
17 comments, latest 8 days ago
I don't have a crystal ball of course.But, I see all around evidence that spending on anything and everything is continuing by those who have money.We tend to focus on...
I can't believe it
on 5 May 2022
21 comments, latest 9 days ago
I agree with Pocahontas on this issue; Fidelity should not let people gamble their 401K on Bitcoin or similar nonsense.I have a couple cypto currencies; PayPal and Western Union apps.To...
Pelosi in Florida?
on 29 Apr 2022
Posted 19 days ago
I talked to a guy in Juno Beach the other afternoon.He told me about Nancy Pelosi recently buying a house on Jupiter Island.I wonder if it's the one recently for...
Uber in Mexico
on 25 Apr 2022
Posted 22 days ago
This is an Uber ad in Facebook for people to drive for Uber in La Paz, BCS, Mexico.The amount that they say you can make is $375 USD per month.I...
on 16 Apr 2022
Posted a month ago
A possibly boring post herewith:I’m in some Facebook expat groups in Baja California Sur Mexico.I’m noticing numerous people who are moving down from California and Canada, among other states and...
Life imitating art in the Kremlin
on 13 Apr 2022
Posted a month ago
The interesting combination of errors that led to Putin’s folly were significantly influenced by a corrupt bunch of guys who claimed to have an effective spy network in Ukraine. It...
Tax efficiency is the key
on 12 Apr 2022
4 comments, latest a month ago
I’m probably preaching to the choir, but I’m going to mention it anyway.I’m stuck with some accounts that are not IRAs nor Roth, nor SEP, nor variable annuity.I recall IRA...
Marriage as a Tax “strategery”
on 11 Apr 2022
4 comments, latest a month ago
I just did my taxes and I have to write a check that is 120% larger than 2020.At least I don’t have to pay California income tax anymore.I’m wondering if...
High income idea
on 19 Feb 2022
35 comments, latest a month ago
I have been investing in mutual funds since 1983.I have also bought a few stocks but not many of them. One (AAPL) has been great for me.My investments have been...
on 16 Mar 2022
59 comments, latest a month ago
Putin fucked up, his generals are incompetent, his army is unwilling, Ukraine is unconquered. The month Putin chose to invade was wrong, but maybe intended to freeze Germany by cutting...
Doom porn on YouTube
on 27 Mar 2022
2 comments, latest 2 months ago
Pour yourself a stiff drink, eat some pot gummy bears, or use a bong, and watch these guys for a diversion from your life of quiet desperation. ScottWaltersRealtorUSAI Allegedly Jeremiah...
China may get ideas
on 23 Mar 2022
7 comments, latest 2 months ago
If they see how Putin is losing in a quagmire in Ukraine, it’s possible that China may feel the urge to reclaim the piece of Manchuria back from Russia. China...
Bullshit, psyops, or true?
on 21 Mar 2022
Posted 2 months ago
Recently some stories are emerging that Putin may go the way of the Dodo bird. I don’t know what to believe about them, but anything is possible. A popular method...
Putin will quit
on 16 Mar 2022
18 comments, latest 2 months ago
The news that the USA may provide “switchblade” killer kamikaze drones to Ukraine is scary for Putin.They are not jammable, not rockets, have a very high range, are lightweight, portable...
I got vaccinated in Palm Beach County
on 3 Mar 2021
52 comments, latest 2 months ago
Yesterday I got the vaccine.I previously was sent an invitation to register for the vaccine and choose the appointment time.They used 2 step authentication for the process.“Print the confirmation and...
Putin’s reach exceeded his grasp
on 1 Mar 2022
32 comments, latest 3 months ago
What Putin hopes to accomplish by invading Ukraine will backfire. NATO will be motivated rather than complacent, Putin lost credibility, Russians will suffer economically and culturally, more countries will join...
YouTube is entertaining
on 24 Feb 2022
1 comment, latest 3 months ago
I just realized that YouTube “knows” what you’re fascinated by and adds to it for you.My feed is now “doom porn”, “investing doom porn”. “gun porn”, and guys videos from...
on 1 Feb 2022
1 comment, latest 4 months ago
I frequently have heard about the “stock market bubble” from “investing legends” like Geremy Grantham and other assorted clowns. Peter Schiff is another guy who is always popping up.I took...
Isn’t the “emergency” over?
on 18 Jan 2022
6 comments, latest 4 months ago
I might be making a dumb point, and I cannot be the first to mention this: wasn’t the emergency approval of the vaccines premised on the “health emergency”? Isn’t the...
on 24 Nov 2021
59 comments, latest 6 months ago
This may or may not be interesting, but here you go.I’m visiting in Baja California Sur Mexico.1. My female friend had an expat boyfriend who had a heart attack up...
YouTube channel MD who treats Wuhan/Covid patients
on 8 Oct 2021
2 comments, latest 7 months ago
I am lately enjoying great content from a doctor who is treating patients.Dr. Suneel Dhand has a YouTube channel. He is going to be censored, catch him while you can.He...
China Insights (YouTube)
on 26 Sep 2021
3 comments, latest 8 months ago
Lately I’m watching YouTube on my Roku.If you are curious about the situation in China, you’ll find the videos interesting and enlightening.In a nutshell, China is fucked up. Wonder why...
Coffeeholism is a disease
on 18 Sep 2021
19 comments, latest 8 months ago
I have a cool gadget for making espresso and drinks derived thereof.It's a Handpresso.As they say in California "It works good."I have another gadget to make milk foamy if desired.I...
NHK news factoid
on 8 Sep 2021
2 comments, latest 8 months ago
I'm watching NHK World news, which is in English.I added the channel to Roku."Today the first teenager died in Japan from the coronavirus. He had an underlying medical condition and...
Long Day’s Journey into Night in Sanibel Island
on 7 Sep 2021
20 comments, latest 8 months ago
I reluctantly accepted an invitation to spend the Labor Day weekend in Sanibel Island with friends who are a mother, two adult daughters and boyfriends. Also in attendance were two...
Vanguard service is falling
on 1 Sep 2021
14 comments, latest 9 months ago
I’m going to rant a bit.I have been a satisfied customer at Vanguard since 1992.I’m now a “Flagship” customer because my investments were significant.They claim to offer me better service....
About new Wuhan hospital cases
on 11 Aug 2021
42 comments, latest 9 months ago
I know a guy who is in charge of an ICU in a hospital in South Florida.We were eating and another who works in hospitals mentioned that hospitals are getting...
Nostalgic for California
on 6 Aug 2021
25 comments, latest 9 months ago
Sometimes I watch old movies and shows when I am inside, I don’t watch TV.Lately I’ve noticed how much I miss the scenery around the state, and San Francisco.1. Woman...
Chicken Little investor
on 3 Aug 2021
7 comments, latest 9 months ago
My older brother makes a lot of money, but he wasn't a big saver.In 2017 he got an inheritance from my father, whose finances I had managed for a few...
Communist for Congress
on 6 Jul 2021
11 comments, latest 10 months ago
It's of course a dimwit from the hood who thinks the rich don't pay their "fair share."
CDC COVID-19 vax card
on 2 Jul 2021
13 comments, latest a year ago
Interesting that I searched "CDC vaccine card template" to send to a friend who will travel to France in the fall.Google search gives results about it, but not the template....
FLSW Swiss Stock ETF
on 11 Jun 2021
Posted a year ago
I don’t have a lot of new money to invest lately, since I’m not actually working.But, I’m pleased with the results so far, about +13% in 2021, “year to date”I’m...
American taxpayers giving the vaccine away
on 18 May 2021
3 comments, latest a year ago
It’s typical that Biden unilaterally decided to give vaccines away to foreigners.I’m unhappy, I just sent the US Treasury thousands of bucks of my blood, sweat and tears. Let the...
Kamala's now Asian
on 13 May 2021
15 comments, latest a year ago
I'm watching a train wreck TV show at my friend's as we head out to lunch.An Asian Heritage month ad just came on about Asians in the USA and they...
on 1 Feb 2021
21 comments, latest a year ago
Maybe not quite, but if they have an impeachment trial, Trump will make public what has been censored about the November 3 election fraud.CNN, ABC, CBS, NBC, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube,...
Mexicans before Americans (vaccine)
on 28 Jan 2021
1 comment, latest a year ago
Mexicans are coming up here as tourists and getting vaccinated before we are.My friend who lives in Mexico told me her friend’s boss and wife went to San Antonio and...
California exodus December 2020
on 18 Dec 2020
68 comments, latest a year ago
I’m shipping my car to Florida.I signed a contract to go after December 14.There is a delay; the agent just texted me : “4,000 vehicles were shipped last week, and...
what I'm thankful for:
on 26 Nov 2020
9 comments, latest a year ago
Where I was born.Who my ancestors were.Who my parents were. Who taught me.What I learned.The things I've seen and done.My health.My prosperity.My abilities.My friends.My freedoms.Our Constitution; it will stop those...
Trump will end birthright citizenship
on 25 Nov 2020
8 comments, latest a year ago
I think Trump’s mention of this was a threat to the Democrats, but maybe they 1. Think it’s a bluff 2. Weren’t paying attention.If Trump does this, it takes effect....