Archive for the 'stocks and bonds' Category

29 January, 2021

Posted by Socrates in federal government, federal power, gambling, retirement, Socrates, stock markets, stocks and bonds at 12:25 pm | Permanent Link

Circa 1990, the police raided a retail store in my city. It seems that the owners of the store were holding $500-per-pot poker games in the back room at night. This was called “sinful” and “corrupting” and so forth. A dozen people were arrested, old people were man-handled, etc. The store was closed for some […]

17 November, 2019

Posted by Socrates in America, America as Wonderland, America-the-sitcom, China, China as a global superpower, Chinese communism, Socrates, stock markets, stocks and bonds at 3:57 pm | Permanent Link

Regarding China, when are the Americans who (daily) aid-and-abet this mass-murdering communist country going to be arrested by the U.S. Justice Department? Specifically, why is China allowed to have their state-owned companies listed on the American stock market? Why are U.S. stock market owners/managers helping China? Hmmmm? What’s next? U.S. defense contracts for Chinese companies? […]

15 February, 2016

Posted by Socrates in double standards, gambling, gambling-as-legal, retirement, stock markets, stocks and bonds, taxes at 6:02 pm | Permanent Link

A few years ago, the police raided a local business that was hosting poker games in the back room; the jackpots were maybe $300 each – small stuff; people were actually arrested for gambling! Yet, how strange that other forms of gambling (the stock market, the lottery, horse racing, etc.) are perfectly legal, as long […]

15 May, 2014

Posted by Socrates in Big Business, Big Labor, labor, pensions, retirement, Socrates, stock markets, stocks and bonds, Wall Street at 5:06 pm | Permanent Link

This article is from 2008, but nonetheless, I did not know that a significant percentage (60%) of worker pension plans are tied into the stock market, which is basically a gambling network. If anything bad happens in the stock market, your retirement savings could be in serious trouble. [Article].

1 January, 2011

Posted by Socrates in Big Finance, Horsejews of the Apocalypse, jewed culture, jewed finance, jewish terrorists & terrorism, libertarians, propaganda, Socrates, stocks and bonds, war, war as a racket, War On Israel's Enemies, war propaganda, World War II at 4:15 pm | Permanent Link

You have, no doubt, seen the famous Rosie The Riveter propaganda poster of the WWII era (above). Well, the woman who inspired that poster has just died, aged 86. A relative commented that the Rosie The Riveter poster looked exactly like the War Bond posters, except that the public was not urged to buy anything. […]