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Comment: Re:the US and Israel butchers assassins torturers (Score 1) 676

by tisepti (#33996166) Attached to: WikiLeaks Releases Cache of 400,000 Iraq War Documents

Even if you want to reduce it to "Democrat or Republican - forever" voting for a third party is still useful; its a way to identify a vote as up for grabs. Perhaps about the only way under those circumstances. Consider it a form of what England did in their elections. LibDems were not even close to actually taking majority for themselves - but because they decided who would they wielded (and wield) a disproportionate effect.

A 'Third party' vote is likely the *best* vote you could make.

Comment: Re:Cue the crying (Score 1) 482

by tisepti (#33723516) Attached to: ATMs That Dispense Gold Bars Coming To America

While buying gold might be a viable investment strategy buying it via Goldline is not. Their markups over commodity - or even their competitors - are enormous. Sure the price may have doubled since you bought your 'investment' but if bought at a 150% markup (large but not their worst one) those gains will not be seen by you. Assuming you don't believe in a total collapse of the entire world economy you would be better off buying something like a mining company or ultra-low risk foreign bonds.

And if you *do* believe in total collapse I'd recommend that the heavy metal you want is three over on the elemental chart.

Computers will not be perfected until they can compute how much more than the estimate the job will cost.