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    Ship owned by JP Morgan seized with $1 Billion worth of drugs.
    https://markets.businessinsider.com/...9-7-1028340025
    Last edited by Tactical Genius; 11-07-2019, 01:00. Reason: added link

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      Our taoiseach recently suggested that he tries to have one day where he doesn't eat meat, and people got really fucking upset. The Farmers lost their minds, and it essentially seemed as though anyone who wasn't eating steak for breakfast was stabbing Hibernia in the face. That said, our beef industry is now in for some interesting times. They were heavily encouraged by the Govt and their own greed to massively expand the national herd after the end of the EU quota systems, so we moved from a situation from we had stocking levels, where farmers would only have to buy fodder to feed their animals through the winter, in a bad weather year, to a situation where most farmers have to buy in fodder in a good year. This means that when the weather is shitty, the whole industry is at risk of going under. Then the other main effect of every farmer doubling the number of cattle they have, is that the price has fallen. Now the EU has struck a trade deal with Mercosur to import beef among other things, (And Phil "The fighting Irish" Hogan is Agriculture commisioner.)

      This is going to get really super messy.

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        Maybe he wanted to abstain from cannibalism every once in a while.
        https://www.independent.co.uk/news/w...-a7023661.html

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          Will it be fuckin Beef Wars that bring down the Govt? Seems a v Fianna Fáil cause to get behind

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            There is a non-zero chance that our JPM banker has put some of our money into that "maritime assets strategy", though I would have been more likely to notice if it was producing cocaine-level profits.

            40,000 pounds of coke is just a staggering amount to me, and yet we still haven't heard anything about disruption of street level dealings or people related to the ship ending up dead, which is somewhat perplexing.

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              Originally posted by ursus arctos View Post
              There is a non-zero chance that our JPM banker has put some of our money into that "maritime assets strategy", though I would have been more likely to notice if it was producing cocaine-level profits.
              They are bankers, it's their job to obfuscate the origins of money and wealth, you should take that article to your banker and ask why your return on investments are not in the triple digit percentage points.
              As the LOX once said, "we take coke money and invest in computers"

              40,000 pounds of coke is just a staggering amount to me, and yet we still haven't heard anything about disruption of street level dealings or people related to the ship ending up dead, which is somewhat perplexing.
              A logical explanation is there are so many cargo ships laden with coke coming through the US ports that this staggering amount is still too small to move the needle.

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                Originally posted by The Awesome Berbaslug!!! View Post
                Our taoiseach recently suggested that he tries to have one day where he doesn't eat meat, and people got really fucking upset. The Farmers lost their minds, and it essentially seemed as though anyone who wasn't eating steak for breakfast was stabbing Hibernia in the face. That said, our beef industry is now in for some interesting times. They were heavily encouraged by the Govt and their own greed to massively expand the national herd after the end of the EU quota systems, so we moved from a situation from we had stocking levels, where farmers would only have to buy fodder to feed their animals through the winter, in a bad weather year, to a situation where most farmers have to buy in fodder in a good year. This means that when the weather is shitty, the whole industry is at risk of going under. Then the other main effect of every farmer doubling the number of cattle they have, is that the price has fallen. Now the EU has struck a trade deal with Mercosur to import beef among other things, (And Phil "The fighting Irish" Hogan is Agriculture commisioner.)

                This is going to get really super messy.

                You'll be glad to know that I'm doing my bit to help out and bought a couple of highly competitively-priced Irish rump steaks yesterday.

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                  TG, both your points are well taken. Perhaps you should start a subscription newsletter.

                  It is precisely your second conclusion that I'm struggling to process. 40,000 pounds is just a massive haul, and would be more on the street as it is nearly always cut before being sold. With that kind of volume, I would have expected there to be visible residue in every bathroom on Wall Street, but I honestly haven't noticed.

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                    What is wrong with these people?

                    Just fuck off climbing the rock.


                    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-australia-48946585

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                      And. While we're at this:

                      "I will show you fear in a handful of dust."

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                        I hope the fuckers run out of water.

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                          Originally posted by ursus arctos View Post
                          TG, both your points are well taken. Perhaps you should start a subscription newsletter.

                          It is precisely your second conclusion that I'm struggling to process. 40,000 pounds is just a massive haul, and would be more on the street as it is nearly always cut before being sold. With that kind of volume, I would have expected there to be visible residue in every bathroom on Wall Street, but I honestly haven't noticed.
                          Some impoundings of stuff really does seem to make a dent in street available gear, whether awful pre Ireland based growhouse green soapbar or worse gak. Back in the beforetime, there would be many smoke droughts in Ireland post large customs/garda hauls at the port, if only cos hoods would be too wary of moving their stockpiled product while the drug fuzz were looking to be competent and incorruptible for a bit.

                          but that's for an island off an island at the edge of Europe.
                          Last edited by Lang Spoon; 11-07-2019, 23:15.

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                            https://youtu.be/wBe13StTKaM
                            Last edited by Reginald Christ; 12-07-2019, 19:54. Reason: Link should work now

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                              Originally posted by Reginald Christ View Post
                              Link dunt work.

                              Keeps telling me I can't log in to my account.


                              What account?

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                                Originally posted by Guy Profumo View Post

                                Link dunt work.

                                Keeps telling me I can't log in to my account.


                                What account?
                                Says on mine there's an age restriction. Maybe you're too old.

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                                  Originally posted by Sporting View Post

                                  Says on mine there's an age restriction. Maybe you're too old.
                                  《Winking (sp?) Smiley Thing》

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                                    Dunno if this belongs here, or on local news

                                    Phantom bread stapler still at large



                                    https://www.thestar.co.uk/news/peopl...kJdNkJZPyE2pxA

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                                      Staple diet, innit?

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                                        Dough!

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                                          I suppose it's to be expected that the firearm in the console doesn't even rate a mention.

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                                            Likely perfectly legal, as was the rattlesnake, evidently

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                                              They're lucky they weren't bootlegging a supply of Kinder eggs then.

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                                                An interesting little Dutch film about people with a very special job ahead of the Tour de France. It's in French with Dutch subtitles, but the iconography and the body language are universal.

                                                https://nos.nl/tour/artikel/2294370-...gEOxDmqDkP9vAA

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