Archive for August, 2011
Abolish the Presidency. It’s a Useless Job.
Posted by James Altucher on August 31st, 2011 at 2:59 pm, Comments: 0
We’re all gearing up now for the biggest extravaganza since Bristol Palin was on Dancing With the Stars. The Presidential Election of 2012. Everyone is so excited! Will Obama come back from his dismal low ratings and break the record (nobody has ever come back from such a low rating in their first administration to win). Will Mitt Romney or Jon Huntsman settle their Mormon differences? Will Rick Perry win or secede from the Union? Will Michelle Bachmann release a sex video?
Posted by James Altucher on August 30th, 2011 at 2:51 pm, Comments: 0
Stop talking for a second. There’s already enough words on this planet. Everyone scaring everyone else. Everyone telling each other what they should do. How they can live a better life, what stocks should they should buy, how they can deal with their pain and suffering. What’s the meaning of this, or the thing wrong with that.
Just stop talking.
10 Possible Reasons Why You are Talking Right Now
– Justifying yourself. They were wrong! How can she do this to me? How can he say that? They have to listen to my argument! I have every right to…
“I Want to Die”
Posted by James Altucher on August 28th, 2011 at 5:44 pm, Comments: 0
One guy I worked closely with in the Internet boom killed himself about a year ago. His father had died recently and he was very close to his father. My friend had a heart condition plus various cancers that kept coming back. He had been fired from AOL in some sort of scandal, and the company we had worked together at back in 1999 had gone bankrupt. He was overweight, had no girlfriend, had a speech impediment, and he was constantly sweating due to his various illnesses.
Claudia Has Lyme Disease
Posted by James Altucher on August 26th, 2011 at 7:44 pm, Comments: 0
Claudia just came down with Lyme disease. It’s a horrible disease because it’s difficult to diagnose. It has about 100 different symptoms and they pop up at random and are easily confused with other diseases ranging from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, to severe arthritis, to various neurological or cardiac-related disorders.
7 Things I Learned from the First Blogger
Posted by James Altucher on August 24th, 2011 at 1:55 pm, Comments: 0
I was first called “Charlie Brown” in 8th grade. I refused to stand up and say the Pledge of Allegiance with the other kids. I didn’t like being forced to do anything. Afterwards some kids came up to me.
“Hey Charlie Brown,” one of them said, “you a commie?”
“No,” I said, “I just don’t like being forced to do something.”