clambo


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The Democrats are doomed in November
by clambo on 28 Jul 2022   7 comments, latest 10 days ago
The 57% of people who pay no income tax (their base) are angry about inflation. The people who pay the taxes are seeing their net worth drop because of the ...

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Biden and Yellen: Tax unrealized capital gains
by clambo on 9 Jul 2022   21 comments, latest a month ago
I saw Yellen talking about this and I was incredulous, but not too surprised. Yellen is of course a dimwit loser, and Biden’s senile. Do you realize how fucked up ...

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Nonsense about sunglasses
by clambo on 17 Jun 2022   6 comments, latest 2 months ago
Since forever I paid $200-300 for prescription sunglasses, and I always was pissed off. A few years ago I had cataract surgery (LENSAR=state of the art), and my vision was ...

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Warning: possibly boring/annoying
by clambo on 8 Jun 2022   18 comments, latest 2 months ago
I doubt this interests anyone but it’s a little bit illustrative or maybe not. I was called to attend the 50th reunion of the boarding school I attended. It’s in ...

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I want a Toyota Hilux truck
by clambo on 3 Jun 2022   13 comments, latest 2 months ago
I’m a little surprised that the slightly narrower Toyota Hilux costs so much less than the Tacoma. The base model is about $20,000 new, 4 cylinder gasoline engine. The one ...

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As usual for the cops
by clambo on 26 May 2022   53 comments, latest 2 months ago
They stood around outside for an hour and a half while the kid went on his rampage. Cops are interested in protecting their pensions and themselves, not others.

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stocks won't stay down long
by clambo on 17 May 2022   12 comments, latest 3 months 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 ...

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stocks are going up
by clambo on 5 May 2022   17 comments, latest 3 months 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 ...

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I can't believe it
by clambo on 5 May 2022   21 comments, latest 3 months 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 ...

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Pelosi in Florida?
by clambo on 29 Apr 2022   Posted 3 months 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 ...

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Uber in Mexico
by clambo on 25 Apr 2022   Posted 3 months 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 ...

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Reverse migration
by clambo on 16 Apr 2022   Posted 4 months 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 ...

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Life imitating art in the Kremlin
by clambo on 13 Apr 2022   Posted 4 months 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 ...

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Tax efficiency is the key
by clambo on 12 Apr 2022   4 comments, latest 4 months 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 ...

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Marriage as a Tax “strategery”
by clambo on 11 Apr 2022   4 comments, latest 4 months 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 ...

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High income idea
by clambo on 19 Feb 2022   35 comments, latest 4 months 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 ...

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Russian clusterfuck
by clambo on 16 Mar 2022   59 comments, latest 4 months 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 ...

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Doom porn on YouTube
by clambo on 27 Mar 2022   2 comments, latest 4 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. ScottWaltersRealtorUSA I Allegedly ...

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China may get ideas
by clambo on 23 Mar 2022   7 comments, latest 5 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 ...

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Bullshit, psyops, or true?
by clambo on 21 Mar 2022   Posted 5 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 ...

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Putin will quit
by clambo on 16 Mar 2022   18 comments, latest 5 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, ...

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I got vaccinated in Palm Beach County
by clambo on 3 Mar 2021   52 comments, latest 5 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 ...

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Putin’s reach exceeded his grasp
by clambo on 1 Mar 2022   32 comments, latest 5 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 ...

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YouTube is entertaining
by clambo on 24 Feb 2022   1 comment, latest 5 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 ...

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Bubble bullshit
by clambo on 1 Feb 2022   1 comment, latest 6 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 ...

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Isn’t the “emergency” over?
by clambo on 18 Jan 2022   6 comments, latest 7 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 ...

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Mexican tidbits
by clambo on 24 Nov 2021   59 comments, latest 8 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 ...

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YouTube channel MD who treats Wuhan/Covid patients
by clambo on 8 Oct 2021   2 comments, latest 10 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 ...

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China Insights (YouTube)
by clambo on 26 Sep 2021   3 comments, latest 10 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. ...

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Coffeeholism is a disease
by clambo on 18 Sep 2021   19 comments, latest a year 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 ...

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NHK news factoid
by clambo on 8 Sep 2021   2 comments, latest a year 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 ...

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Long Day’s Journey into Night in Sanibel Island
by clambo on 7 Sep 2021   20 comments, latest a year 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 ...

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Vanguard service is falling
by clambo on 1 Sep 2021   14 comments, latest a year 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 ...

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About new Wuhan hospital cases
by clambo on 11 Aug 2021   42 comments, latest a year 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 ...

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Nostalgic for California
by clambo on 6 Aug 2021   25 comments, latest a year 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. ...

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Chicken Little investor
by clambo on 3 Aug 2021   7 comments, latest a year 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 ...

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Communist for Congress
by clambo on 6 Jul 2021   11 comments, latest a year ago
It's of course a dimwit from the hood who thinks the rich don't pay their "fair share."

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CDC COVID-19 vax card
by clambo 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 ...

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FLSW Swiss Stock ETF
by clambo 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 ...

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American taxpayers giving the vaccine away
by clambo 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 ...
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