Archive for the 'stocks and bonds' Category

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. […]