Well, the good people at Japan’s Central Bank are going to allow interest rates to rise, which is something no one expected. I didn’t realize any kind of news was coming out tonight until my screens started going haywire late in the evening. The US dollar is getting bombed, Pearl Harbor style……(more…)
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Cliff’s Notes of Awful
This is me bein’ pissy but………..looking at these now-laughable FTX commercials starring Tom Brady, whom I’m led to believe was some kind of big football star, I can’t help but reflect………
Conveniently, SO many things that I despise are in this one nifty package:
- Worship of athletes;
- The use of “I’m in“ as an affirmative;
- Guy quitting his actual job so he can, I presume, day-trade crypto;
- Female fry voice (Giselle)
- Charts showing prices flying higher
Anyway, it’s heartening to see how this entire thing has been laid waste, as have the people within it. 2022 was a great year. I suspect 2023 is going to be even more fantastic. Here’s to the crypto collapse!!
We’re planning on spending Christmas at our place in Northstar, but I had lost track of how expensive ski lift tickets have become. Back when my wife and I were young, we could enjoy a full day skiing at Alta (Utah) for $25. Check THESE prices out now! Ten TIMES as much. Ai-eeeeeeeeeee! This is for ONE person, ONE day of skiing.
Slamming the Breaks
I never knew anything about the fat, bald bloviator named Kevin O’Leary, but wow, was this video eye-opening! What a blowhard!!