[Homestead] The Piggy Bank is empty, Wall Street reacts
genegerue at ruralize.com
Sun Sep 26 13:50:53 EDT 2004
>tvoivozhd---you don't come to eminent domain, it comes to you---in rural
>as well as city areas---clearly visible in property-taking electrical
>power lines walking across my neighbors' property, and in the current
>fight against gas transmission pipes intended to benefit Atlantic coastal
>areas, not Appalachian residents.
This is akin to stating the obvious: there are no certainties except death
and taxes. Wise people weigh risks, make informed choices, move ahead. Fear
>>Let me explain the change (the rapidly-accellerating change) from the
>>African Veldt to today. In small-tribe societies, "investment" in land
>>was more time-stable. Each tribe of about twenty individuals had to
>>defend territory borders against land-hungry invaders or die. A simple
>>task without complications'.
Whew! I will take today's conditions, thank you.
>Investments, including land-investment are no longer time-stable.
>Hidden undercurrents of risk lurk under the surface in an overpopulated
>world. You do the best you can to improve the odds and that's all you can
>do---plus maintain no illusions---hope your losses occur while you are
>young and mentally resilient enough to regain your footing.
So from your 83-year-old perspective, what would you do if you were
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