The Only Proof You Need Of A Massive Bubble: This Grilled Cheese Truck Is Worth $25 MILLION

by | Feb 10, 2015 | Headline News | 94 comments

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    If you listen to mainstream financial pundits on any sort of regular basis then you’d likely believe that current stock market valuations are just the beginning of the next big boom. Despite hazy unemployment figures, low consumer sentiment, rising national debts, collapsing trade and continued degradation of the middle class, stock markets are at all time highs.

    But – and you can call us crazy here because it goes against everything we’ve been told about the growth of the economy and stability of financial markets – is it possible that maybe, just maybe we may have reached irrational levels of market exuberance?

    The following report from highlights a company that was recently valued at over $100 million and it just might provide all of the proof you need that we are witnessing a massive stock bubble. Either that, or new 21st century accounting methods have somehow determined that a company with four food trucks is now worth 1,000 times more than their actual profit.

    But in a world where the Federal Reserve can print endless supplies of money and large financial institutions can borrow without collateral or interest, we guess it makes complete sense that the following food truck holds an estimated mark-to-market value of about $25 million.

    No, seriously. They apparently make one hell of a grilled cheese sandwich.


    Via Zero Hedge:

    Markets are allowed their petty indiscretions, of course. But these petty indiscretions seem to be piling up.

    Bloomberg last week drew attention to the fact that shares of The Grilled Cheese Truck Inc. had commenced trading on the OTCQX marketplace under the ticker GRLD:

    “Let’s look at the fundamentals of the Ft. Lauderdale, Florida-based company. Based on the 18 million shares outstanding and a recent stock price of $6 the company has a market value of about $108 million.

    No matter how much you like grilled cheese… I can’t see this as a reasonable valuation.

    “If you go to the company’s website, you will learn that ‘The company currently operates and licenses grilled cheese food trucks in the Los Angeles, CA area and Phoenix, AZ and is expanding into additional markets with the goal of becoming the largest operator in the gourmet grilled cheese space.’

    “[A]ccording to the company’s financial statements, it has about $1 million of assets and almost $3 million in liabilities. In the third quarter of 2014, it had sales of almost $1 million, on which it had a net loss of more than  $900,000.”

    “I can’t think of a more interesting sign of the old irrational exuberance in equity markets than a publicly traded grilled cheese truck (four in this case) business trading at a $100-million-plus valuation. That sort of thing doesn’t happen unless there is significant excess in the markets.”

    Any reference to a company seeking to dominate the “gourmet grilled cheese space” is desperately seeking a twin reference to a slogan from late 1999 (right before the bubble burst):

    “Our business strategy is to lose money on every sale but make up for it in volume.”

    There are most certainly some deals to be had in the stock market these days, especially as it relates to assets like gold and silver, but we’re not convinced that grilled cheese trucks selling at valuations of roughly $25 million a pop are the way to go.

    If you play the market that’s all well and good, but as Zero Hedge notes, “enjoy the party, but dance near the door,” because when the party is over there’s going to be a panic-laden rush for the exits.


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      1. Someone got ripped off!!!!

        • Grilled cheese… it’s the new iPhone 🙂

          • Need a cheese joke?
            I know these are cheesey, but WTH?
            Q: What happened after an explosion at a French cheese factory?
            A: All that was left was de brie.

            Q: What do you call cheese that is sad?
            A: Blue cheese.

            Q: How do you get a mouse to smile?
            A: Say cheese!

            • Did I read that right? $25M Good God what is that, an $85 cheese samich?

              • Cheese jokes aside, this is the power of manipulation from a corporate paradigm. Corporations don’t have to make market sense, they just have to command the flow of money regardless of the value supposedly backing it.

                I have to chime in on the Supreme’s ruling for gay marriage in Alabama and say that it is a corporate move, not a moral or ethical one. While the masses foolishly believe that the courts are enforcing legislative morality (or the lack thereof) on the STATES by upholding gay marriage, the truth is that morality and ethical rights have NOTHING to do with their decision. It isn’t nor ever was a moral issue for the states. They merely see this as another way to create legal fictions for commercial reasons under which they can control, regulate, manipulate, and tax. Under certification of marriage, USA Inc and The State of Whatever Inc, controls and owns this new revenue bearing financial asset that is traded and marketed (just like your birth certificate and a grilled-cheese delivery company).

                Its not about anyone’s “right” to be gay. They never cared about that. They merely want to expand the definition of marriage to increase the number of corporately controlled fictions to expand their empire under Uniform Commercial Code. And everyone out there thinks that its a social issue. Ha! Silly people.

                • I agree they have never cared whether someone is gay, however I believe the reason for redefining marriage from 1 man and 1 women is to destroy the family unit defined by God. As Ocommie care was the ultimate government control over individuals, gay marriage is the ultimate government control of families.

                  • Good points.

                  • If we allow ourselves to be conditioned that evil is okay and wrong is also okay, and we let ourselves be mocked into submission, become silent, and never say, “No, this is wrong,” how small the steps become from dwelling with what is good to becoming completely evil.

                    When something occurs that is morally reprehensible to you, say it out loud to whomever you wish that said occurrence IS morally reprehensible to you and that you want no part of it…for ANYTHING that goes against your moral code and common sense.

                    A relationship that involves sex between people of the same gender is NOT, and will never be, a marriage…whether a judge mumbles a few coerced words over said relationship or not.

                    A man taking hormones is not and will never be a woman.

                    A woman taking hormones is not and will never be a man.

                    A man who wants to be called a “woman” and dress as a woman and shaves his Adam’s apple is NOT considered normal in 99% of the societies on this planet.

                    However, if 2 consenting adults live the way they want to live behind their CLOSED doors, so be it. But they best not try to shovel their garbage in my face through the media, nor attempt to bully me into agreeing with it, because I will NOT be silent….end of story.

                    • Excellent commentary and commitment to values. I truly respect your position.

                  • The advancement of the gay and lesbian lifestyle is also about population control. Same gender couples do not produce offspring of their own. To have children they must adopt.

                    This meshes with U.N.’s Agenda 21. Depopulating the earth and herding all of humanity into densely packed population centers. These people are for the most part leftists, much like the environmental crowd, in order to belong you must accept a communist philosophy. These are gullible easily manipulated idiots. Hey, it’s hip to be gay!

                • If they are gay, I don’t know about “expanding their empire”.

                • Interesting take on it Sterling Silver. Deep but interesting. It is true that the amount of social security numbers issued and in living existence is no more than a ships manifest or as in the instance an accurate GDP barometer of a countries potential in production.

                  What I don’t understand is why a country like China or India whose population dwarfs the USA are considered almost third world in terms of an economy based on output per person.

                  If any of that makes sense to anyone else but me?


                  • Great thought provoking question BigB. My initial take would be that in spite of America’s 25% consumption rate of the global crude market while housing only 3% of its overall population, we still produce more than 50% of the world’s assets, goods, and services.

                    This indicates to me that because our expanding industries created the greatest country in the world over the lastv100 years or so wherein we became the greatest country in the world, although we are now in rapid decline, we still post the most production per per taxable person for USA Inc.

                    • ” per taxable person ”

                      And there you have it in a nutshell.


                • Correct, SS. Just think of all of the extra revenue they’ll gather from selling marriage licenses to all of the new happy couples! They’ll be able to do joint taxes soon enough. The possibilities for new revenue is mind-boggling…

              • Hammerun, although I’m a cheese lover and especially grilled cheese, I would have to be on crack to pay that kind of price for a grilled cheese sandwich.

                • …it would take more than crack for me…maybe LSD…

              • People pay $5.00 for a cup of gourmet scalding water at Starbucks don’t they? Well why not $85.00 for a gourmet cheese sandwich.

            • That’s a gooda chessea no?

            • Eppe, welcome back, and we have missed your humor. another good one.

            • The 2nd Mouse Gets the Cheese.

              • The only mouse that counts, is the one who got away…

            • Eppe those “jokes” just plain suck. Nice try though.

            • LOL thanks

            • Your jokes are kind of cheesy. LOL

          • As long as they don’t use Velveta they will be fine

          • All that and a Bag of Chips!! Buy Low-Sell High. Pigs get Slaughtered.

          • Mac, can someone get financing on that grilled cheese? [just kidding] All the same, whoever overestimated the value of that business needs to lay down the crack pipe.

          • Yep ,and i can see the hand writing on the wall ,some ones going to come out with the grilled ham and cheese truck and take 1/2 the buss.

        • Our children and grand-children are the ones being ripped off. This immoral indebting of our posterity is completely disgusting and I pray the very highest penalty be paid for it. We are witnessing the result of the so-called “cultural revolution” of the 60’s removal of morals and Gods laws from our country. I’m writing my apology letter to my children for allowing it to happen. Anyone else feel ashamed for causing it (birth date’s 1946-’55) or not stopping it(birth date’s ’56-’65).?

          • I was born in ’64 and it took me over 3 decades to really start understanding what is going on. I still don’t get it but I realize there’s not much I can do at this point except to teach my pre-teen children as best I can about responsibility, honest, integrity and the burdens of debt.

            They’re already very smart and ask amazing questions that I can’t always answer right away so I have great hope for them. However, they are going to be fighting against a vastly growing entitlement mentality that will heavily tax their resolve and fortitude.

            I secretly find myself praying for a major SHTF even to take out this monster we’ve created. We’ll never do it from within, we’re already past that turning point.

            Sad days ahead.

            • One thing we can do I no longer be silent. Whenever possible point out the programs causing more problems and even more importantly call out the individuals responsible. If a POS is bragging about how he or she is getting over with EBT cards be sure they know the meaning of scumbag.

              • Nice posts, Billy and Mad

                • It’s all been spelled out. Here’s one stinker of a quote from one of your “betters”:

                  Zbigniew Brzezinski, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and cofounder of the Trilateral Commission, who in his book Between Two Ages: America’s Role In The Technetronic Era states:

                  “The nation-state is gradually yielding its sovereignty …[F]urther progress will require greater American sacrifices. More intensive efforts to shape a new world monetary structure will have to be undertaken, with some consequent risk to the present relatively favorable American position…”

                  Thankfully, you can rest assured the Learjet leftists, the limousine liberals and the Hollywierd hypocrite socialists will still be able to keep THEIR cushy lives. It’s just YOU, dear peon/serf, that will suffer. Oh, and did I mention one of the major ways they are ushering this in is via the scam of faux global warming? See what John Coleman, founder of the Weather Channel says about this on YouTube (hint: he uses the word “scam.”)

                  • I’ve never ever thought of Brzesinski as a leftist liberal; he’s a complete “hawk.”

                    As for global warming, if the Pentagon and 97% of the world’s scientists say it’s real, then it’s real. One loony-tunes rich guy, out to protect his corporate investments, doesn’t change that fact.

      2. We must lie to the masses so that we can continue to control them.

        • … enter the leftist lamestream media!

          Cf. Walter “I don’t see no starving Kulaks” Duranty of the NY Slimes, and/or Jayson Blair of the same rag, or think dear Nobel Prize winner Rigoberta Menchu. All scam artists. (I can think of a few other Nobel Prize winner scam artists, cant’ you? One is a a founder of the Cult of Global Warming)

          Google these very famous names if you don’t know who they are

      3. Now I think I’ve seen it all.
        I love grilled cheese but $25,000.00 give me a break. No wait that is what happens when the minimum wages keeps going up.

        • Sarge, I’m also a cheese lover, but someone needs to lay down the crack pipe.

          • RGBH and WWTI
            You are right someone should put down the pipe, and a Dollar won’t buy a thing, and you will need 25k to get a sandwich.

            I will bet that as nice shiny silver dollar will buy a cheese sandwich.

        • No worry Sgt, after the Dollar collapses and inflation sets in, $25K may buy just a cheese sammy.

        • Sgt : you are missing 000’s. That was $25,000,000. I truly believe it myself. My house is worth $9,000,000 but I’ll sell it right now at the rock bottom price of a mere $ 400,000.
          Minimum wage can’t be that much, although maybe in kalifornia.

      4. So now we have solved all major issues we are facing and the focus is on Cheese related issues? We are doomed.

        • Go figure, Stolz.

          BTW, just to make you all feel better, Faux news ho’ Megan Kelly trying to throw an olive branch to Brian Williams.

          Says she would like him to come on to her show; promises to give him a hard? interview.

          Truth is she, along with the rest of the MSM parrots spiel what their handlers want told to the sleeping among us…..Things are getting so hot she just may stumble, too, and get called on the carpet by the American Public, and lose her gazillion dollar job too.

          She is no idiot, knows she is a trained talking parrot for Rupert Murdoch, just like the rest of the disinfo crew at Faux news. Whatever R.M.’s agenda is that is what is portrayed there.

          And, incidentally, we now have an American female supposedly killed by ISIS…if that doesn’t do the trick for declaring all out war….then “wag the dog” will gear up a notch and show dead American children. Whatever it takes…

          My personal opinion….you take your ‘bleeding heart” butt to a foreign country…you take your own risk. Want to serve humanity at this time in history? There is plenty of need in main street America for your charity.

          • Hey POG. Hope all is well. I think our problems are so deep that the following quote from an old Chinese philosopher sums up the current state of our country.

            “Ignorance is the night of the mind, but a night without moon and star”

          • Don’t be hatin’ on Kelly ’cause she’s beeyoutiful

        • How’s the Good Humor man doing? Ain’t seen him easing through the neighborhood for awhile…….

      5. My local casino has lots of chips to but they are worthless if everyone goes to cach them in because they donn’t have the wealth to turn the chips into anything usefull.

        Let them keep playing and buy up all those useless silver/gold coins and then see who bucks the house rules.

        Printing money steels out of your pockets and people need to stand up to the bankers or at least stand them on a box with a rope around their necks and then kick the box.

      6. I’m currently investing in paper.

        Saturday I went to Sam’s Club and bought 12 cases of Scott’s 1,000 sheet rolls(36 rolls to a case) toilet paper($22.17/case) and 12 cases of Bounty Selecta-Size (12 rolls to a case)paper towels($18.56/case).

        To hedge my bet, I also invested in plastic, 7 boxes of 13 gallon Tall Kitchen trash bags(180 bags/box $12.66/box).

        • I’ve heard precious metals are a good investment, so I’m going to pick up 10 boxes Reynold’s Aluminum foil.

          • Same here,
            The next big thing,,,,
            Zink coated screws!
            All sizes from 1″ through 3″
            Re sell them by the piece, pound or gross

          • Angry, Yes you can make and sell tin hats. Ha!!

        • @AngryOldWhiteGuy – You’re racist cuz your handle has the word “white” in it.

          • And hes a hoarder! Oh the injustice! See something say something!

            • Don’t think of it as hoarding, think of my little way of helping the economy. Showing my consumer confidence.

              • Thats what i told my girl friend, that it was my way of investing, every time i wipe i get a return on my investment!
                Sick forker huh

              • I call it investing like any other product.

          • Thank you SS, I consider it one of my stronge points.

      7. Its only worth what someone wants to pay for a sandwich that is offered on the menu. It’ll end up going the way of some recent bankrupt solar companies. Probably was turned down by the Shark Tank crew.

      8. I once saw the face of Jesus on a grilled cheese sandwich.

        • so i ate it

        • Cheezus Crust!

      9. Every case of toilet paper you buy, keeps another lumberjack working.

        Have you hugged your American Standard today?

        • Faux News just posted “Black History Month” banner, whith a character of Colon Powell. Yeah you know the Sec of Defense that delivered $43 Million to the Taliban just a few months prior to 9-11. Our Tax Money paid to the Taliban. Black History Month. Really something to celebrate there.

          We should start White History month and Post a Character of Charlie Manson to counter Black History Month. BTW/ Every Month is White History Month.

        • Soooo…. any comment on this, then?

          COLUMBUS, Ohio – A new study suggests that a million or more European Christians were enslaved by Muslims in North Africa between 1530 and 1780 – a far greater number than had ever been estimated before.

          In a new book, Robert Davis, professor of history at Ohio State University, developed a unique methodology to calculate the number of white Christians who were enslaved along Africa’s Barbary Coast, arriving at much higher slave population estimates than any previous studies had found.
          Most other accounts of slavery along the Barbary coast didn’t try to estimate the number of slaves, or only looked at the number of slaves in particular cities, Davis said. Most previously estimated slave counts have thus tended to be in the thousands, or at most in the tens of thousands. Davis, by contrast, has calculated that between 1 million and 1.25 million European Christians were captured and forced to work in North Africa from the 16th to 18th centuries.
          Davis’s new estimates appear in the book Christian Slaves, Muslim Masters: White Slavery in the Mediterranean, the Barbary Coast, and Italy, 1500-1800 (Palgrave Macmillan).
          “Enslavement was a very real possibility for anyone who traveled in the Mediterranean, or who lived along the shores in places like Italy, France, Spain and Portugal, and even as far north as England and Iceland.”
          “Much of what has been written gives the impression that there were not many slaves and minimizes the impact that slavery had on Europe,” Davis said. “Most accounts only look at slavery in one place, or only for a short period of time. But when you take a broader, longer view, the massive scope of this slavery and its powerful impact become clear.”

          Davis said it is useful to compare this Mediterranean slavery to the Atlantic slave trade that brought black Africans to the Americas. Over the course of four centuries, the Atlantic slave trade was much larger – about 10 to 12 million black Africans were brought to the Americas. But from 1500 to 1650, when trans-Atlantic slaving was still in its infancy, more white Christian slaves were probably taken to Barbary than black African slaves to the Americas, according to Davis.
          “One of the things that both the public and many scholars have tended to take as given is that slavery was always racial in nature – that only blacks have been slaves. But that is not true,” Davis said. “We cannot think of slavery as something that only white people did to black people.”
          During the time period Davis studied, it was religion and ethnicity, as much as race, that determined who became slaves.
          “Enslavement was a very real possibility for anyone who traveled in the Mediterranean, or who lived along the shores in places like Italy, France, Spain and Portugal, and even as far north as England and Iceland,” he said.

          Pirates (called corsairs) from cities along the Barbary Coast in north Africa – cities such as Tunis and Algiers – would raid ships in the Mediterranean and Atlantic, as well as seaside villages to capture men, women and children. The impact of these attacks were devastating – France, England, and Spain each lost thousands of ships, and long stretches of the Spanish and Italian coasts were almost completely abandoned by their inhabitants. At its peak, the destruction and depopulation of some areas probably exceeded what European slavers would later inflict on the African interior.

          Although hundreds of thousands of Christian slaves were taken from Mediterranean countries, Davis noted, the effects of Muslim slave raids was felt much further away: it appears, for example, that through most of the 17th century the English lost at least 400 sailors a year to the slavers.

          Even Americans were not immune. For example, one American slave reported that 130 other American seamen had been enslaved by the Algerians in the Mediterranean and Atlantic just between 1785 and 1793.

          • So where’s MY reparations for being the descendant of slaves? MY people were oppressed an enslaved too—where’s MY payday?

            Oh that’s right, my skin’s the wrong color for that…

            • … and speaking of which, since the “Palestinians” want their land back, when do the Muslims give Egypt back to the Copts????

      10. Remember the ‘dot-com’ bubble? Think of that, but with the bubble expanded to encompass the entire world economy.

        Now imagine that giant bubble floating along in a field of giant prickly cactus.

        It’s going to make Black Tuesday look irrelevant when it bursts.

        Afterward, when we’re living in the new Hoovervilles – call them ‘Federal Reserves,’ Greenspanville, Bernankeburg, Yellentown – remember that the central bankers and the once-ler sociopath business executhieves caused it, just like last time.

      11. Ignoring inflation or deflation, that truck should pay for itself in about 200 years.

      12. I am personally more worried about the 300plus page “net neutrality” regulatory bill giving the FCC power to play internet god.
        Its stuffed with all kinds of new taxes and regulations.
        In short it sounds like we will get to choose between two ISPs and pay double for it.

        Can anyone here explain this proposed bill to me?
        It just dont make sence .

        • I can explain:

          Private Business Dayton Valley Utilities. An old customer of mine. They had 8 employees, 4 office staff, 4 field techs. Average water/sewer bill – $42.00.

          Business sells to local County Government. First year of operations, 80 employees, average water/sewer bill – $76.00.

          You will pay more for less service and like it! The internet is allowing people too much information. It must be managed by the government to make it moar better.

        • Thats why im enjoying this while i can, buying what i can when i can,
          The phone will take flight and the wireless router will get tossed into the trash,
          Go back to the old way of doing things, slow and simple.
          A couple nice spinning reels, some nice long 12-14′ surf casting rods and a nice big Yetti cooler to put on the rack in the receiver on my jeep, we be goin fishin! Fuck that internet, work, business etc bs,

          • Yo Kula , you’re in Hawaii somewhere right? Dude I LOVE jeeps. I’ve owned at least one since I was 16. Right now I have 2. Got an 04 grand for the wifey and I have a ’94 YJ all rock crawler style. 4.0 37″ tires Dana 44s lockers etc. Moab is awesome if you ever get the chance. What kind of jeep you running over there?

          • I agree KULA , Ill get over it.
            Got a new plastic bucket outta someones trash to hold my ice fishing gear.
            The temps are mild today , and i,m going to set a mess of tipups and just chill ( pun intended ) .

        • Its about control and tax funds.

      13. Soon the only thing we will have is the good old GRILLED SHIT-SANDWICH and no fries with it. PREPARE!!!!!

      14. In Weimar Republic when the hyper-inflation first started people thought that the crazy price increases were a bulb also, however things kept going up, and up, and away.

        $1.2 million for a crappy apartment (the call it a condo) in that crap hole called New York City on average.

      15. Well at least they had an operation profit once. FaceBook never had a profit??? But think about it If you had a business with $300,000 in assets, $1,000,000 revenue and $3,000,000 debt and you just cashed out with say $25,000,000 wouldn’t you do that??

        I would if I could!!

      16. Want more economic scams?

        Michael Bastach just wrote an article entitled “UN Climate Chief: We Are Remaking The World Economy” about the BIG GREEN MONEY faux global warming scam, as below. Once you understand the all-in tally for socialist global warming scams may be in the trillions, you should be afraid. Very afraid. And why are they doing this? Because if you control energy, you control everything it touches, which is EVERYTHING.

        “The United Nation’s climate chief says that reordering the global economy to fight climate change is the “most difficult” task the international body has ever undertaken.

        “This is probably the most difficult task we have ever given ourselves, which is to intentionally transform the economic development model, for the first time in human history,” Christiana Figueres, who heads up the U.N.’s Framework Convention on Climate Change, told reporters.

        “This is the first time in the history of mankind that we are setting ourselves the task of intentionally, within a defined period of time, to change the economic development model that has been reigning for the, at least, 150 years, since the industrial revolution,” Figueres said.

        • “which is to intentionally transform the economic development model,”

          Some VERY key words here .

      17. Gallup CEO: I May ‘Suddenly Disappear’ For Telling Truth About Obama Unemployment Rate [+video]. The CEO of Gallup is worried he may suddenly “disappear” after calling Obama’s unemployment figures “lies.” This during his interview on CNBC. Part of the story is here:
        Yesterday, Jim Clifton, the Chairman and CEO of Gallup, an iconic U.S. company dating back to 1935, told CNBC that he was worried he might “suddenly disappear” and not make it home that evening if he disputed the accuracy of what the U.S. government is reporting as unemployed Americans.

        The CNBC interview came one day after Clifton had penned a gutsy opinion piece on Gallup’s web site, defiantly calling the government’s 5.6 percent unemployment figure “The Big Lie” in the article’s headline. His appearance on CNBC was apparently to walk back the “lie” part of the title and reframe the jobs data as just hopelessly deceptive.

        Clifton stated the following on CNBC:

        “I think that the number that comes out of BLS [Bureau of Labor Statistics] and the Department of Labor is very, very accurate. I need to make that very, very clear so that I don’t suddenly disappear. I need to make it home tonight.”

        Story is at either or the wonderful Joe Miller site at

      18. $25 million for that van?

        Dye-am…must be the sick spray job.

        I only paid tree fiddy for mine and I live in it down by the river…

      19. All I kept thinking was “dang, and I’m only getting two bucks a dozen for my fresh eggs! What the heck!” Maybe I should be a corp…!

        Eppe, nice to see ya back!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

      20. I guess that means I can’t afford cheese soon.

      21. … and HOW did we get in this mess of corruption, ranging from French fry trucks being worth as much as the state of N. Dakota to the latest Obungler corruption? Simple. Consider these quotes: These are VERY apropos to the subject of the article at top:

        “If we present man with a concept of man which is not true, we may well corrupt him when we present him as an automation of reflexes, as a mind-machine, as a bundle of instincts, as a pawn of drives and reactions, as a mere product of his instincts, heredity and environment… I became acquainted with the last stages of corruption in my second concentration camp in Aushwitz. The gas chambers of Aushwitz were ultimate consequence of the fury that man is nothing but a product of heredity and environment… or as the Nazis like to say, of blood and soil. *******I am absolutely convinced that the gas chambers of Aushwitz, Treblinka and Majdanic were ultimately prepared not in some ministry of defense in Berlin, but rather at the desks and in the lecture halls of nihilistic scientists and philosophers.”***** – Victor Frankl

        Alan Bloom, The Closing of the American Mind, starts his book with “Every professor on a university campus today can be absolutely sure of one thing – that almost every student coming in for an education is confident that truth is not absolute, but relative.”

        Finally, Dr. Ravi Zacharias discusses displacing revelation with man’s unaidied reason, and which, concludes, Zacharias, leads to a quicksand of violence and eroticism, where young children are slaughtering one another and worse… the age of reason is not doing very well, is it!

        As a Canadian citizen, all you need to do is google the famous sex/murder case of Paul Bernardo/Karen Homolka as exhibit A.

        It is, as Dostoyevski wrote almost 2 centuries ago, a fact that “”If God does not exist, everything is permitted.” (And yes, this IS a valid quote – in the original Russian reads: Без бога всё позволено In English we might put an elipsis in).

      22. I’m going to build a good truck. That’s it! I see all the Hispanic folk making bank doing that with their little taco trucks. Yep , Jose’s tacos just got some comp from Cpt Crunch. I think that name may be copy written. How about something like “Boats-N-Hoes”? I’ll serve seafood with a portable organic garden trailer (hence the hoes – get your damn minds out of the gutter) hehehe

        • Edit – food truck (damn my thumbs)

          • CAPN,
            Hows about lawn care ?
            Mows by hoes , or Cuts BY SLUTS ?
            The entrepreneur is still alive and well in the US.
            Dont be discouraged , go for it .
            It IS still possible , dont believe otherwise.

      23. I’ll have to show this article to the owner of Ray-Ray’s Seafood truck that parks in front of Sears. I haven’t eaten there yet, but I hear the food is great.

        Also, I have a great website I’m willing to let go for $1,000,000. It’s worth a lot more, but I need the money for groceries.

      24. Cheese? We don’t need no stinkin’ cheese!

      25. Let’s not come unglued here. The four trucks are still worth only perhaps $40,000 apiece. The company has only $1 million in assets after liabilities, and is making only a 10% return on outlays.

        The $100 million bucks is not theirs, it’s the value of the inflated stock. Blame it on the people buying it.

        If I owned any shares, it’d be time to sell, cash up.

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