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Jo Ann: [to Nick] Mr. McKussic, it seems, has been engaged in his business for purely romantic reasons, whilst you have been engaged in romance for purely business reasons.

That was easy.  You can find anything on the internet.

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October 23rd, 2017 at 5:24 pm

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I listened and I heard, music in a word.

We’ll change the subject and talk about…  Bre-X.  The movie isn’t very good I’ve already avoided enough drunk, sloppy, loner Mathew McConaughey movies.  It’s not really about a mining swindle, it is about a stock scam.  David Walsh wasn’t a miner, he was a stock broker.


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October 13th, 2017 at 7:55 pm

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Fake news (the prime of miss jean wolf)

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They say criminals want to be caught.  No.  It is more like they cannot connect the dots.  They cannot see the bigger picture.  It is too much a part of them.  It is bound to come out.

I don’t know what fake news is because nobody has to believe anything.  This is real, but is a summary so concise there has to be more to it.  It flows so logically, and it is so well-written, that you have to believe it.

There are different perspectives and individuals, some right, some wrong, and all human.  But do you really want it to come to that?  Filed forever:  four hours supervised custody every two weeks.

There’s another document and a different database that I will read too.  It is the heretofore losing perspective.

I wanted to check the dates.  January, 2014.  My time began in 2015 at the time another unmentioned life-changing event occurred.

Ten stitches and the abuse I have never been able to figure out, but she had full custody in the beginning because of it.  Then there’s the incident concisely summarized and “men’s rights” took over.  Over the course custody went from half to one third to this.  To me it seemed like there were plenty of opportunities for a be-there, compromising, loving parent that may not have been taken.

Bribes.  Conspiracies.  MLB in South Dakota.  Brainwashing.  The Bozeman Symphony.  And there was more scorn than I’d ever heard:  “I built that house,” $2,000 a month, prenuptial, and having to buy into the business.

Want to get caught?  No, just history repeating itself.  Remember Holly Howard Wolf?  It is a perch and a lifestyle that is hard to “divorce” yourself from.

There are two things I heard over and over:  1) It is because I left him and 2) I only have a two-year degree.  How those play in, or what they mean, I don’t know.  Pardon me, there are three things.  He is rich and powerful.  That one you can see a little bit.

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October 11th, 2017 at 9:57 am

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the market

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Just an update until some things are finished.  If you look for them there are many, bios about people who will grow old with very little savings.  The recent Wapo post put it bluntly and cruelly:  it will widen the divide between those who do and those who don’t, or those with or without.

The stock market is a way to keep in touch with things from North Korea to healthcare.  It is, when it falls, it will really put Trump behind the 8-ball.

For months now really smart and experienced people have been saying the U.S. stock market, with all its value and influence, is an overvalued bubble.  It is on a par with the worst recessions or depressions in history.  Then, over the past quarter or half a year, it went up farther.  There hasn’t been a meaningful correction in something like two years.

By valuations I mean, are these companies worth this much?  For the most part they’re the same companies from five, even ten years, ago.  Earnings and the economy are strong, but are they really worth two or three (or more) times what they were a few years ago?

For me, five, six, seven years of 17% returns, then 27% over the past year, is not sustainable.  It is also “wealth creatable.”  It is more than just savings.

“This is what we have been waiting for” one of the many, in the news analysts said maybe 6 or 9 months ago.  Specifically, the man was referring to low interest rates, strong profits, low inflation, and strong growth.  That is true.

It is not sustainable.  There are (at least) to components to stock pricing, 1) underlying fundamentals (profits, economy, etc.) and 2) market sentiment.  Right now they are both sky-high.

Trump is the least popular president in history.  He represents a lifestyle most people cannot relate to.  He is not going to change.  The next three years, beginning with the mid-term elections, may have a lot to do with his replacement.  Recently, lower corporate taxes, is perhaps his final–or just another–bubble.

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October 6th, 2017 at 4:26 pm

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