Archives for February 2008

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Stupid Act of the Week

Google gave out free phones and voice mail to homeless people this week. Why? You think a guy living on the street needs to check his voice mail? Who the f they going to call? If they had someone to call they probably would be sleeping on their couch instead of the revolving door at Citibank. H ...

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You Have To Be Crazy to Buy Sprint

Sprint bombed just as expected at yesterday's earnings. A $29.5 Billion dollar bomb. What people probably didn't expect was the mass exodus of customers from Nextel. Here was the official announcement today at earnings The writedown put Nextel's value at 80 percent less than when it was acquired an ...

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Had a Busy Night So I Leave You With This Very Funny Joke

Three turtles, Troy, Andy and Wayne, decide to go on a picnic.Troy packs the picnic basket with beer and sandwiches. The trouble is that the picnic site is ten miles away so it takes them ten days to get there.When they get there, Troy unpacks the food and beer."Ok Wayne give me the bottle opener""I ...

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8 Signs You May Not Be Very Good At Sports

Being smaller or a little geeky doesn't guarantee you won't succeed at sports but the following 8 signs point you towards a slight lacking in athletic ability. Nothing says "I don't have a good jump shot" like the colorful "two bicycles and a helicopter" rainbow sweater that Aunt Susie made f ...

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Where the Hell Do I Put My Money?

This is a question we're all asking ourselves right now. The times of easy day trading aren't with us right now and so we need to concentrate on long term wealth. When it comes to retirement this is a no brainer. A diversified portfolio of the stock market with a few percentage of bond indexes t ...

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Air Force Obamas

Anyone with mad hops like this deserves to be President And their own kicks

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The 2010 Death Watch

I often joke about the fact that if you have are going to have your rich relative die you want them to die in 2010. The reason behind this is there is no estate tax that year and that year only. What may not end up being funny is that some people may actually act on it. I have a feeling some craz ...

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10 Ways to Guarantee Terrible Acceptance of Your Products New Website

Trying to release a new product and use a website to promote it? Here are 10 ways that will certainly ensure that your product will not be adopted by the web community.1. Give it a URL that only people within the company can remember.You won't spend the $500 that it takes to buy a good name from t ...

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Protecting Your Assets By Gene Simmons

How in the world does a sex tape teach me to be a better businessman you might ask? You may not have heard, but a sex tape with Gene Simmons has recently been offered for sale at an Internet site. For a mere $9.95 you can watch the long tongued Kiss member put his other member into a nice young blon ...

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As Economy Slips, Yacht Sales Skyrocket

courtesy of ABC NewsBy SCOTT MAYEROWITZABC NEWS Business UnitFeb. 21, 2008 — Forget all the talk about mortgage foreclosures and a looming recession. Instead, close your eyes and imaging yourself on a boat sailing the Caribbean. Not just any boat, but a megayacht that is two to three times th ...

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Hedge Fund Manager Speaks out Against Bernanke

FOX Business Network’s “Cavuto” program last night had Bill Fleckenstein, president of Fleckenstein Capital, a hedge fund based in Seattle. During this interview, he talks about the threat of stagflation and provides commentary on what Bernanke could be doing better. I agreed wi ...

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Top 10 Signs That Wendys May Be Going Out of Business

10. The finger is back on the menu. Now in 3 finger and "The Handful" sizes.9. The kids at the drive through are going to actually start making eye contact when giving back change to every fourth customer.8. Hoping to catch some of the Chipotle crowd they are introducing a new menue item called " ...

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Sony Pulled the Technology Coup of this Generation

Sony pulled off one of the fastest takeovers of a technology in the history of business. With the demise of HD DVD, that leaves Sony's Blue-Ray and the stand alone in the High Definition Disc market. Not only are they the only one left standing but they also have the cheapest Blu-Ray player out ther ...

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8 Signs That You May Be A Drunk

There is nothing easier than spotting a drunk. It doesn't matter who they are or where they're from, they all have the same characteristics. Here are the 8 sure signs you're a drunk. The strangest shit is always happening to your car. One day you get your mirrors kicked off , the next you have a ...

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Another Great Article from Ben Stein

Stein is by far my favorite financial writer of all time. Here's another great articleWe're currently in very stormy seas investment-wise. There have been dramatic moves downward on every index I know of. The media is filled with tales of gloom and doom.In such times, we all need advice on how best ...

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Oil and Gas Are Getting Ugly

There was an interesting interview with Eric Bolling, and oil specialist on crude oil. He knows his stuff and he and I agree. Either oil has to come down or fuel has to come up and guess what? Oil isn't going down unless some of this bad news turns positive. I know two things, time is money and ...

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10 of the Most BadAss Disco Shirts as Found on Ebay

As many of you know I love to stay ahead of the fashion curve. As a man of wealth and culture, occasionally I have to take a step back in time to stay ahead of future trends. I'm getting a jump on Soho and starting to rock the hard core vintage 70's disco shirts. Ladies and gentleman, let me introdu ...

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Kenny G Is Not Cheesy. Hes Making the Cheese

You may ask yourself, "How in the world do the words Kenny G and shrewd investor find themselves in the same sentence?". First, let me tell you I love Kenny G. He has provided me years of comedic material. There is nothing better than slipping in a Kenny G CD into the stereo at the beginning of road ...

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Circuit City To Give It One Last Try

Circuit City has been getting it's hard drive handed to it over the last few years. After getting killed by 50 year old salespeople on commission and a purchasing division that seemed to order product only AFTER it became popular, Circuit City is going to try a different approach. According to the T ...

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Pictures That Make Me Cringe

I know these are only photos but they still make me nervous. This is what I am afraid my wife is going to do every time she makes dinner. I frickin hate shaved monkeys, always have, always will. They startle me I know this is a "safe pool" at the edge of a waterfall but it still makes me n ...

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My Romance with a Scammer From Ghana

You know you've always wanted to. I finally responded to one of the scammers that send you those messages about money waiting for you if you'd help. I got the typical help me letter and I responded with this I am interested but send me a picture of the money. I want to see it first Sincere ...

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Stop Complaining. At Least You Dont Have to Eat Dirt Cakes

In Haiti, the poorest country in the western hemisphere, 80 percent of the population lives on less than $2 a day. The mud cookies sell for around five cents each, compared to 60 cents for two cups of rice.Made from dirt, salt and vegetable shortening, the cookies (which are regularly used by pre ...

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I Dont Think I Can Take 8 More Months of The Election Process

This is frickin ridiculous. Every station, every website, every where I turn, they're talking and speculating about the election. I used to love going over to Digg and enjoying some real news combined with "7 crazy things you never cared about but is funny or interesting" stories. Now they barely ma ...

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10 Signs That Hillary is Getting Desperate For Votes and Money

10. Set up a dunk booth at the last campaign stop with a "Dunk Hillary for $5.01" Sign9. Pushing rumors to the media that she has a sex tape with Jessica Alba and Carry Underwood8. Has hired Morgan Freeman to narrarate all stories about her on the news for better effect7. Has decided to switch f ...

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GM Motors Confirms Their Company Sucks in Earnings Release

Today GM confirms what most shareholders already know, they suck. Here's a synopsis of their earnings General Motors Corp. reported a $38.7 billion loss for 2007 on Tuesday, the largest annual loss ever for an automotive company, and said it is making a new round of buyback offers to U.S. hourly wo ...

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Interesting Pictures That Look Photoshopped But Arent Part 2

After the reaction to my first group of interesting photos I've decided to post a second group of photos. Again, all of these are regular photos and none of them have been altered or photoshopped. Usually I'll comment on the photos but I'll let everyone submit their own this time. On the first one, ...

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From the Archives: I No Longer Pick Up Pennies

I was watching 60 minutes last night as saw a story of how it now costs the U.S. 2.5 cents to make a penny and a dime to make a nickel. Another part of the story was about the worthlessness of the penny. They compared it to our appendix and another calculated that it costs each American $41 to use t ...

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