Chicken Little Gets a Terminal
Created 21 Apr 2021
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    “To me, left unchecked, the price of carbon goes to infinity.” – Lawson Steele On Friday, October 24, 2008, Volkswagen’s (VW) stock closed at EUR 210 per share, down 50% over the prior two weeks. Like...
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    “A lot of people like snow. I find it to be an unnecessary freezing of water.” – Carl Reiner At its core, the human body is a symphony of chemical reactions. The complexities and interdependencies of ...
  • The J. Chickenman Catalog
    26 Dec 2021 • 2 min read • 62 14
    “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” – George Bernard Shaw The Totally Agree Mug You can see the proverbial cliff this project is about to fall off as the new boss fir...
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    22 Dec 2021 • 4 min read • 144 14
    “’To the Moon’ is not fundamental analysis. It is an inducement. It is an encouragement of belief. And the only thing that is fueling that rocket ship ‘To the Moon’ is the credulity of others.” – Josh...
  • Magnesium, P.I.
    17 Dec 2021 • 4 min read • 214 27
    “The reactions of organic magnesium compounds are of two kinds – reactions of substitution and reactions of addition.” – Victor Grignard On September 8, 1998, a tropical depression formed over the Wes...
  • California Ditzkrieg
    15 Dec 2021 • 4 min read • 208 64
    “An error doesn't become a mistake until you refuse to correct it.” – Orlando Aloysius Battista If one wanted to destroy an economy from within, it would be hard to do a better job than what Germany i...
  • There’s Not Enough Oil
    12 Dec 2021 • 7 min read • 198 37
    “Nobody goes there anymore. It’s too crowded.” – Yogi Berra We have a small confession to make. Discovery Channel’s Gold Rush is one of our favorite television shows. For those that don’t know, a tele...
  • How to Brick an Entire Economy
    08 Dec 2021 • 5 min read • 217 48
    “For want of a nail the kingdom was lost” – Proverb Long-haul trucking is one of those industries that everybody relies on, but few spend much time thinking about. The men and women who crisscross our...
  • Herbie Spoils the Party
    06 Dec 2021 • 12 min read • 203 29
    “Obedient to constraint, I was compelled to submit.” – Mikhail Bulgakov In Eliyahu Goldratt’s extraordinarily successful business management novel The Goal, we learn of a hapless and somewhat overweig...
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