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Joel Thorson is a a software engineer who lives in Portland, OR. Before tackling software he was an English major, taxi driver and newspaper journalist, moonlighted as a bouncer at a Moebius strip club, apprenticed as a quantum mechanic, and ran a muck for a mucking company. His views are not necessarily those of his family or friends, and vice versa.

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SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, February 29, 2012
The CDS devil's in the details It ain't over till the ISDA sings
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, October 15, 2008
Osama's Doomsday Machine The Sage of Omaha's 2003 warning about "Financial Weapons of Mass Destruction" fell on deaf ears -- or did it? What if someone was listening after all -- someone who doesn't like us very much?
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, September 29, 2008
Comedy at its finest! Sarah Palin fumbles her challenge question
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, September 25, 2008
Wrong time for populist push-back If Congressional Democrats get the Paulson rescue package wrong, they could get the blame for something much worse then anything we've seen so far
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, July 1, 2008
Bank "shocked, shocked" to find gambling taking place in its casino Could it be that the unchecked growth of the international derivatives market over the last six years might just bring down the entire global banking system? Could it be that a little regulation might have helped avoid the catastrophe? The Swiss bank that made it all possible is having second thoughts.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, March 11, 2008
Who Revived the Electric Car? General Motors to the rescue!
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, March 7, 2008
Our next regime-change project Venezuela Could Be The Next Big Thing. Will Bush use the same bogus claim approach he used to justify taking out Saddam to take out Chavez?
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, February 7, 2008
McCain: The Undead Perception and reality diverge wildly where Sen. McCain is concerned, thanks to his many friends in the MSM