Monthly Archives: October 2012

High Impact Political Message – Please offer your opinion

Joe the Plumber Dead 2012 Re-posted at the suggestion of GeoffTalk.com reader Ron Mizuno. A ‘tip o’ the hat’ to Ron Mizuno of Honolulu, Hawaii. Please comment on this political message, below… Geoff

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The capabilities of 1998’s “Enemy of the State” is now a reality

Welcome to the Surveillance State At one time, drone surveillance and data snooping were merely scripts for Sci-Fi movies. Today, things are headed in a very interesting direction. Already, fears of NSA eavesdropping without warrants is well…warranted. As a former … Continue reading

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Red Skelton: The meaning of the Pledge of Allegiance, the United States of America

Red Skelton’s Pledge of Allegiance Re-posted from YouTube by GeoffTalk.com, as a public service. Geoff

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Like Federal Power? Consider that you can at least move to a better state.

Nicholas Taleb recently made comments regarding the European Union, stating: The European Union is a horrible, stupid project. The idea that unification would create an economy that could compete with China and be more like the United States is pure … Continue reading

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Before the third & final 2010 Presidential Debate, enjoy the lighter side of Mitt Romney & Barack Obama

Mitt Romney and Barack Obama at the Alfred E. Smith dinner in New York City 18 October 2012 Here is video of Gov. Mitt Romney speaking at the Alfred Smith Dinner in New York, a major annual Catholic Charity event … Continue reading

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The Black Scholes model of options pricing dramatically misprices optionality at secular turning points

Kyle Bass on event driven investing and investing to “not lose” money. For those whose browser cannot view the video, a longer version can be found in the link below, with the “event driven” discussion about 6 minutes. http://finance.yahoo.com/video/cnbc-29093777/global-debt-growing-faster-than-population-bass-30772477.html John … Continue reading

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Listen to the generation we are burdening with $16,000,000,000,000+ of debt.

Voices without a vote Re-posted from YouTube.com as a public service Geoff, John, & Staff

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Obamacare summed in one sentence

Dr. Barbara Bellar, Candidate for Illinois State Senate, District 18 sums up Obamacare in one long sentence. Submitted for posting by GeoffTalk.com reader Jeff Vilkin A ‘tip o’ the hat’ to Jeff Vilkin of Las Vegas, Nevada Geoff

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Obituary of the United States of America

Those that don’t learn from history are doomed to repeat it… In 1887 Alexander Tyler, a Scottish professor at the University of Edinburgh, had this to say about the fall of the Athenian Republic some 2,000 years prior: “A democracy … Continue reading

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Pimco comments on Gold

Pimco on Gold – The Simple Facts Via Nicholas Johnson and Mihir Worah of PIMCO, GOLD – The Simple Facts When it comes to investing in gold, investors often see the world in black and white. Some people have a … Continue reading

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