Idiots, there is NO economic recovery...

The Forgotten Man

Just when I think I have a good handle on just how completely, mind-numbingly retarded the average American is, I am reminded that I have only seen just the tip of the iceberg. This time around it was watching weeks of headlines that all resembled some variation of “Polls show [insert random retarded Republican presidential candidate] would beat Obama” but then today I saw … [Read more]

Charlie's First IRA

My mental image of what's happening to the USA

When I was younger I used to believe more of what other people told me. One thing was what the typical money managers say to regular dudes like us (meaning people that aren’t millionaires). “Make regular scheduled contributions to mutual funds that mirror the broad market, buy stock in blue chip companies, buy and hold, and be patient. This investment will work out for you in the long run and you’ll be financially secure when you retire (At 65).”

What bullshit.

Those guys don’t give a shit about us. We’re minnows. Our purpose in the mind of those Wall Street BBDs (business-banker douchebags) is as food, like the 2 1/2 tons of plankton a … [Read more]