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  • WYNN Earnings Call Tidbits – Q2 2014
    Posted by on July 31st, 2014 at 7:58 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits As regular readers know, I think Steve Wynn is the stone cold nuts when it comes to running a quality business and […]

  • A Case Study In Precious Metals Confirmation Bias and Charlatan Ignorance
    Posted by on July 28th, 2014 at 11:40 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I made the mistake of trying to help a precious metals blogger with a *fact* he got completely backwards, and I figured […]

  • The Wire Has A Lesson for Precious Metals Blog Readers
    Posted by on July 28th, 2014 at 8:04 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I’m watching The Wire for the first time on Amazon Prime Video and this clip from Season 3, Episode 11 sums up […]

  • Country Couture: Deer Fly Patches
    Posted by on July 22nd, 2014 at 2:46 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits For the last month or so, the deer flies here in Central New Hampshire have been a pain.   They swarm you and […]

  • Mo’ Chickens Mo’ Problems
    Posted by on July 21st, 2014 at 9:03 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits The Chicks are now 3 weeks old and have finished their first 50lb bag of food.  I am desperate to get them […]

  • Observations from Las Vegas Sands’ Q2 2014 Earnings Report
    Posted by on July 17th, 2014 at 9:02 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Let me be clear up front:  I am not a casino analyst: I am a casino enthusiast.  The purpose of this post […]

  • Homebrew Batch #39, #40: Double Duty IPAs
    Posted by on July 15th, 2014 at 12:50 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits For my 39th and 40th batch of homebrews, I decided to go with some heavy duty late hopped IPAs.   I had one […]

  • Meat Chicks – Two Weeks Old
    Posted by on July 15th, 2014 at 9:11 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits My baby chicks which will eventually grow up to be dinner are now slightly more than 2 weeks old.  It’s hard to […]

  • Sources Call June 2014 “Worst Month In The History of Gold Manipulation”
    Posted by on July 10th, 2014 at 12:05 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I have been in contact* with “Englebert M.” who is very close to the London Gold market, and he has told me […]

  • Raising Chickens For Meat
    Posted by on June 30th, 2014 at 9:17 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Long time readers know that my wife and I got laying hens (read: chickens you raise to lay eggs for you, not […]

  • Did You Hear About A.G. Schneiderman Going After Barclays’ Dark Pool?
    Posted by on June 25th, 2014 at 9:19 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Let’s get a few things out of the way right off the bat for those who are new to these pages: I’m […]

  • World Cup Group Stage Tiebreak Procedure
    Posted by on June 23rd, 2014 at 8:07 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits After the US’s draw with Portugal last night in the 2nd game of the 2014 World Cup Group Stage, I thought it […]

  • Have We Reached Peak Entrepreneurship?
    Posted by on June 20th, 2014 at 8:21 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I was going to title this post “Have We Reached Peak Technology,” but then I realized that that’s kinda a stupid rhetorical […]

  • Are You A Goldbug? – A Simple Quiz, Part 1
    Posted by on June 19th, 2014 at 2:34 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Here’s a simple one question quiz which will allow you to easily determine if you’re a goldbug. Look at the following two […]

  • Don’t Hate the Game, Hate the Player: Brazil’s Fred
    Posted by on June 13th, 2014 at 8:48 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I’ve written one previous post about how much I hate diving in the game of soccer.   What I wrote was this: “Soccer’s […]

  • Smoker Chronicles: Tri-tip
    Posted by on June 11th, 2014 at 1:54 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I’ve been hitting the tri-tip pretty hard in the smoker lately, so I figured I’d write a post about it. I’m able […]

  • Gold Manipulation Continues Unabated
    Posted by on June 10th, 2014 at 9:13 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I have been one of the leading (and yet most-ignored) chroniclers of the ridiculous manipulation of the price of gold, with ample […]

  • bobcat
    Posted by on June 9th, 2014 at 12:50 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits My wife got me a trail-cam about 6 months ago, and after the initial excitement it’s been kinda slow going on the […]

  • Smoker Chronicles: Pork Butt / Pulled Pork
    Posted by on June 2nd, 2014 at 7:58 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits As I’ve made my way through the journey of Meats to Smoke, I somehow missed one of the most popular, and as […]

  • The Incredible Shrinking Hard Drive
    Posted by on May 30th, 2014 at 9:10 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits This will come as a surprise to absolutely no one, but as we recently replaced another old hard drive, I thought it […]