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Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 08:17 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 3,584
Posted By Solitaire
I didn't even make it past the first half minute...

I didn't even make it past the first half minute of the opening statements. (Video) ...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 22nd July 2022, 02:14 PM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 180,779
Posted By Solitaire
I think we can all agree that you can exchange...

I think we can all agree that you can exchange crypto tokens for goods and
services, temporarily. Eventually, the speculation will subside and the tokens
will loose all value.

I also think we...
Forum: History, Literature, and the Arts 17th July 2022, 03:18 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 26,064
Posted By Solitaire
So they caught a small fish...

So they caught a small fish...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 13th July 2022, 08:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,031
Posted By Solitaire
One Weird Thing About Brushing Your Teeth

How do the bacteria know you're in the hospital?
Good thing this doesn't happen in the wild.
It's just like the five second rule.
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 26th June 2022, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 180,779
Posted By Solitaire
If energy consumes 80% of the profits [!] then a...

If energy consumes 80% of the profits [!] then a 10% rise in energy costs
or a 10% decline in price will wipe out most major players, leaving behind
part time enthusiasts who don't care much...
Forum: USA Politics 24th June 2022, 04:13 AM
Replies: 740
Views: 29,736
Posted By Solitaire
When Obama left office the United States...

When Obama left office the United States government spent about four trillion
dollars and borrowed about half a trillion dollars per year. Remarkably, stable
over the four years he served.

...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 23rd June 2022, 07:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By Solitaire
Tesla's Money Furnace

Oh, I thought he was talking about crypto. Never mind...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 18th June 2022, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 180,779
Posted By Solitaire
Hold it. I think you're off by a factor of a...

Hold it.
I think you're off by a factor of a thousand.
That's 77,000 dollars worth of cheep renewable energy at 3 cents per kWh.
$77 seems much more likely.

P. S. Visual Capitalist has an...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 15th June 2022, 04:57 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 30,684
Posted By Solitaire
Need for chaos... Why? Looks at study...

Need for chaos...

Why?

Looks at study again.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 7th June 2022, 08:33 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 13,235
Posted By Solitaire
No they go directly to Bot Hell, north of Seattle.

No they go directly to Bot Hell, north of Seattle.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 1st June 2022, 09:49 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,494
Posted By Solitaire
On the upside, not meeting everyone at the office...

On the upside, not meeting everyone at the office even once a week
definitely has gone viral But as one article put it, there's a downside...
Forum: History, Literature, and the Arts 25th May 2022, 05:02 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 26,064
Posted By Solitaire
No copyright gets transferred. Actually,...

No copyright gets transferred.

Actually, Yuga Labs owns the copyright to all the ape art. They assign license
rights to the holder of the NFT to display and profit off of the ape art. None
of...
Forum: USA Politics 22nd May 2022, 04:30 AM
Replies: 3,349
Views: 282,040
Posted By Solitaire
I've had a bit down time due to illness and...

I've had a bit down time due to illness and decided to redo the model
of the United States covid giving me better alignment with major events
but at the loss of fidelity with respect to...
Forum: USA Politics 20th May 2022, 06:29 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 11,963
Posted By Solitaire
Not sure what to make of this article on Salon....

Not sure what to make of this article on Salon. Brain way too tired.
Forum: USA Politics 18th May 2022, 12:55 PM
Replies: 971
Views: 49,861
Posted By Solitaire
Well, the more moderate and centrist side will...

Well, the more moderate and centrist side will probably find comfort in
the Idaho Governors Race (https://www.idahostatesman.com/news/politics-government/election/article261425317.html) as more...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 17th May 2022, 07:36 PM
Replies: 790
Views: 83,549
Posted By Solitaire
Looks like Havana syndrome and UAPs have...

Looks like Havana syndrome and UAPs have something in common. (https://www.vice.com/en/article/n7nzkq/stanford-professor-garry-nolan-analyzing-anomalous-materials-from-ufo-crashes)
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 15th May 2022, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 180,779
Posted By Solitaire
Well... There are rumblings. ...

Well... There are rumblings.





Removing risk from this sector would burn it all to the ground.

P. S. Is there anything that would remain? I cannot think of anything.
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 14th May 2022, 09:23 AM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 180,779
Posted By Solitaire
Yep, got the wrong name. They call it...

Yep, got the wrong name. They call it #cryptocrash.





Apparently 70% owned by institutions.

14.5% Capital International Investors Incorporated
9.5% Growth Fund Of America Incorporated
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 14th May 2022, 09:03 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 13,235
Posted By Solitaire
This completely. Last year he sold 11...

This completely.

Last year he sold 11 billion dollars in Tesla stock, about 10% of his holdings,
to pay his taxes. The stock fell from 1225 a share down to 750 a share six
months later. The...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 11th May 2022, 02:58 PM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 180,779
Posted By Solitaire
Let's not forget the network effects into other...

Let's not forget the network effects into other cryptocurrencies.





But don't worry about Michael Saylor, he'll do fine.
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 8th May 2022, 01:19 PM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 180,779
Posted By Solitaire
Ah, I see my error. The little guys, the...

Ah, I see my error.

The little guys, the holders, don't bring down markets. They don't get
out until the market reaches bottom. So the big guys cause the declines.

And sure enough, I found...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd May 2022, 05:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,594
Posted By Solitaire
Well, okay. But the orange self inflating life...

Well, okay. But the orange self inflating life raft is a must.
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 1st May 2022, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 180,779
Posted By Solitaire
Admittedly I don't think everyone will call it...

Admittedly I don't think everyone will call it that. Probably get a different name.

Over the past ten years inflation has risen twenty five percent, mostly over
the last two years, meanwhile...
Forum: Skeptical Events 30th April 2022, 09:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,513
Posted By Solitaire
What's with the countdown clock? CSICon 2022...

What's with the countdown clock? CSICon 2022 (https://www.csicon2022.com)
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 26th April 2022, 08:45 AM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 180,779
Posted By Solitaire
Bail Out The Whales

I wondered how, when things turns south in the cryptorecession,
billionaire Bill Miller...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 23rd April 2022, 07:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By Solitaire
Alliance Defending Freedom Lawsuit

Well... I don't know how you could teach this stuff without reference to race,
religion, or region on the map. I wonder if the story has a bit more material.
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 18th April 2022, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 180,779
Posted By Solitaire
Welcome to the wonderful world of speculating by...

Welcome to the wonderful world of speculating by looking at charts
of randomness all day long and seeing patterns where there are none.
Forum: History, Literature, and the Arts 16th April 2022, 04:26 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 26,064
Posted By Solitaire
Yes. But I think you mean copyright. ...

Yes. But I think you mean copyright.

Trademark is used in identifying a service or a product from a business.

When you produce, say a digital work such as art, music, or literature,
you can...
Forum: USA Politics 15th April 2022, 04:47 PM
Replies: 971
Views: 49,861
Posted By Solitaire
So... I have literally no idea what they want.

So... I have literally no idea what they want.
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 15th April 2022, 04:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By Solitaire
Having spent a solid week deciphering Form 1116...

Having spent a solid week deciphering Form 1116 and its instructions —
it works bit like filling separate forms 1040 for each category of foreign
income — I'm not likely to forget its contents...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 13th April 2022, 05:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By Solitaire
Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation Under Scrutiny

Ha! Ha! Ha!


If they didn't file Form 1023 (https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/i1023ez.pdf) to create a 503(C)(3) charitable organization then
they do not have an obligation to file Form 990...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 12th April 2022, 10:10 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,292
Posted By Solitaire
Do you think we could get farmers to grow more...

Do you think we could get farmers to grow more ethanol?
Forum: USA Politics 8th April 2022, 06:28 PM
Replies: 1,227
Views: 73,963
Posted By Solitaire
What do the experts say? So I...

What do the experts say?





So I guess it wind up like the flu shot on a semiannual or quarterly basis.
Forum: USA Politics 7th April 2022, 05:24 AM
Replies: 740
Views: 29,736
Posted By Solitaire
I wouldn't call that a huge jump. It's only 350...

I wouldn't call that a huge jump. It's only 350 billion per year.





What's this? Surely you can't mean we're running four plus trillion dollar deficits.
You'd get a bust of inflation...
Forum: History, Literature, and the Arts 5th April 2022, 05:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 324
Posted By Solitaire
Departure Date Mystery

I went to a web page and instead of getting the content I expected, I got this.





And it goes on from there. It looks like a passage from a science fiction book.
Does anyone recognize...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 25th March 2022, 02:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 748
Posted By Solitaire
Live Code (https://livecode.com) probably...

Live Code (https://livecode.com) probably resembles Hypercard the most of languages I've seen.
Has a ten say trial, but after that for the full version it runs $2000.

Xojo...
Forum: USA Politics 24th March 2022, 05:16 PM
Replies: 1,882
Views: 95,533
Posted By Solitaire
Trump Sues Hillary Clinton Over The 2016 Election...

Trump Sues Hillary Clinton Over The 2016 Election He Won
by Felicia Sonmez and Matt Zapotosky
...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 21st March 2022, 11:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,835
Posted By Solitaire
I've got enough cans of Soylent Green...

I've got enough cans of Soylent Green (https://medium.com/narrative/soylent-green-a-scary-film-about-2022-made-50-years-ago-are-we-there-yet-8035200c1a1f) to tide me over for the next few days.
Forum: Trials and Errors 19th March 2022, 11:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 314
Posted By Solitaire
Whose Speech Is It Anyway? 303 Creative LLC v. Elenis

I haven't seen a ruling on this case, but the NFT part really attracted
my attention.

Personally, I think they'll cut this baby in half. And send it back down
to the lower court for a...
Forum: USA Politics 11th March 2022, 07:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,291
Posted By Solitaire
Actually, all they really want is total social,...

Actually, all they really want is total social, religious, political, economic,
and cultural dominance.

Example: "We don't need no education..." Senate Bill 613...
Forum: USA Politics 11th March 2022, 05:36 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,950
Posted By Solitaire
Warren's Windfall Profit Tax

Ooh... I like.

We subsidized the fossil fuel industry for $20 billion a year, through tax breaks.
It's nice to thing we get something back for that after all these years.





We...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 9th March 2022, 03:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,277
Posted By Solitaire
It did, thanks.

It did, thanks.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 8th March 2022, 05:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,277
Posted By Solitaire
Silent Drone Uses Ion Propulsion

Next Generation Silent Drone Achieves Major Milestone (https://www.undefinedtechnologies.com/post/ion-propulsion-drone-achieves-major-mileston)

I can imagine it working with water vapor. But I...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 2nd March 2022, 12:06 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,941
Posted By Solitaire
Well, it depends upon who you ask. Pat...

Well, it depends upon who you ask.

Pat Robertson Says Putin Was ‘Compelled By God’
To Invade Ukraine To Fulfill Armageddon Prophecy...
Forum: USA Politics 25th February 2022, 04:37 AM
Replies: 3,406
Views: 279,190
Posted By Solitaire
Marjorie Taylor Greene Claims Violence Needed To...

Marjorie Taylor Greene Claims Violence Needed To 'Stand Up' To Trans People (https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/marjorie-taylor-greene-claims-violence-needed-to-stand-up-to-trans-people/ar-AAUfEmp)
...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 21st February 2022, 07:14 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 25,716
Posted By Solitaire
Windows 11 Pro Will Soon Require A Microsoft...

Windows 11 Pro Will Soon Require A Microsoft Account (https://www.theverge.com/2022/2/18/22940517/windows-11-pro-require-microsoft-account-internet-connection)

Wait...

You buy the product and...
Forum: USA Politics 19th February 2022, 11:15 AM
Replies: 1,227
Views: 73,963
Posted By Solitaire
Oh, hadn't thought of that. Makes me wonder about...

Oh, hadn't thought of that. Makes me wonder about citizenship issues back then.
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 19th February 2022, 09:19 AM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 180,779
Posted By Solitaire
Late last night I watched a program about...

Late last night I watched a program about economics on YouTube
and I captured the exchange captioning bit on crypto currencies.




The host goes out of his way to make it sound like Jeremy...
Forum: USA Politics 17th February 2022, 11:04 PM
Replies: 1,227
Views: 73,963
Posted By Solitaire
Not quite, but close. United States...

Not quite, but close.

United States War|Deaths
American Civil War (1861-1865) |620,000
World War II (1939-1945) |405,399
World War I (1917-1918) |116,516
Vietnam War...
Forum: History, Literature, and the Arts 15th February 2022, 07:19 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 26,064
Posted By Solitaire
Wait a minute. Didn't proponents of the...

Wait a minute.

Didn't proponents of the blockchain say that governments couldn't do that?
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