Today is, of course, the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks by these wretched madmen.(more…)
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You may find this surprising, but Rambo has always been one of my favorite characters. Sly Stallone co-write Rambo 3, and if the U.S. government had simply watched this clip from the 1998 movie, they could have saved us all way over $2 TRILLION DOLLARS. Just watch:
Funny how one’s allies and heroes change, given who is on the other side, isn’t it?
This morning, by way of a two hour plane ride, I traveled from the least-populated state in the U.S. (Wyoming) to the most populated (California). Waiting for me in my mailbox was yet another item from the Secretary of State in the $300 million boondoggle known as the……….(more…)
I wanted to – – yet again – – address the issue of the comments section.
It has been well-established that the Slope of Hope is a website dedicated to providing tools to help traders make better decisions. These tools are principally centered around my lifelong passion of reading charts.
When I began this site in 2005, it was merely a blog, and the first custom code I had created for the site was for comments beneath blog posts. Millions of comments later, the 24/7 discussion that goes on has become a staple of the site where friendships have been made, knowledge has been imparted, and even celebrations arranged.
It should not be a place for digital fistfights, personal attacks, or an outlet for lonely men wanting to push their agenda – – or push others around – – just because they have nothing better to do. It poisons the site, and I have found trying to tame the tiny handful of people stinking up the joint to be tiresome. Indeed, at this very moment, I am typing these words from the balcony of my residence in Jackson instead of relaxing.(more…)
Well, this video produced by the good people of the Chinese Communist Party is chilling. Seriously, give it four minutes of your time:(more…)