Slope of Hope Blog Posts

Slope initially began as a blog, so this is where most of the website’s content resides. Here we have tens of thousands of posts dating back over a decade. These are listed in reverse chronological order. Click on any category icon below to see posts tagged with that particular subject, or click on a word in the category cloud on the right side of the screen for more specific choices.

Stripped Naked

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The closets of America are filled with garments that are either seldom used or have never been used. I won’t speak to specific family members, but let’s just say that all of us could get back with 10% of the clothes we own. Probably more like 5%. In any case, people get bored, and they have nothing else to do, so they lumber around malls and buy stuff they don’t need. As the economic gets worse for the lower classes, however, this is going to start to die off, and we can see this exhibited in a gallery of clothing retailers. Here are an assortment of the forthcoming plungers………..

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Another Crack in the Wall

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You may recall that, comically, there was an attempt made early this year by the /wsb crowd to make Bed Bath & Beyond the next hot meme stock, in the fashion of AMC and GME. Having lost 70% since January, it seems that fanfare has been rendered mute. I’m not sure why these kids thought everyone would be storming those stores for hand towels, perfumed soap, and throw pillows, and today’s collapse – – interestingly – – has hurled the price down to a major Fibonacci retracement level.

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