Ed LaRue

Nootropics and Poker, The Winning Combination

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‘The smarter you play, the luckier you’ll be.’ – Mark Pilarski Nootropics (/noʊ.əˈtrɒpɨks/ noh-ə-trop-iks), also referred to as smart drugs, memory enhancers, neuro enhancers, cognitive enhancers, and intelligence enhancers, are drugs, supplements,nutraceuticals, and functional foods that purportedly improve mental functions such as cognition, memory, intelligence, motivation, attention, and concentration. (Wikipedia)   Following the advice written in this article will not improve your poker skills. A person either knows how to play winning poker…

Fearing Bank Run, ATM’s Being Filled With Extra Cash As Debt Ceiling Deadline Approaches

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By Ed LaRue 10/04/2013 6:02am Banks across the United States are gearing up for a possible panicked run to withdraw funds as the October 17th debt ceiling deadline draws near. This according to an FT article published just hours ago.       From the article: US banks have been stocking cash machines with extra funds to…

My Poker Tournament Career Nears Reality

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(Note: I’ve been waiting for years to begin playing tournament poker in a legal venue close to home. Wednesday, my time for waiting is finally over. You can follow my progress here in this blog. I’ll try and keep my tournament results up to date. ) As strictly a tournament player, I was disheartened when…

Who Does Ron Paul Think Will Get The 2016 GOP Nomination? Hint: Someone Who Lives In KY

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By Ed LaRue 9/27/2013 2:50 am Ron Paul made a well-received appearance on NBC’s The Tonight Show With Jay Leno. While there, the former Congressman from the state of TX was asked by Leno who he thinks will get the Republican Nomination. Paul’s answer?  “Well probably someone who lives in Texas, I mean used to live in…

Yes No Yes, Is The Fed Playing Games?

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by Ed LaRue Less than 48 hours after the release of the FOMC report declaring “no taper”, which resulted in a skyrocketing spike in the price of precious metals, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard told Bloomberg that a wind-down of the Fed’s $85 billion monthly bond purchase program could possibly begin in October. Reaction in gold…

Rand Paul: Hillary Clinton “the least likely to protect your privacy”

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by Ed LaRue CHANTILLY, VA – In what may be the opening salvo in the battle for the 2016 White House, Senator Rand Paul on thursday used his speech at the Liberty Political Action Committee in Chantilly, VA to lob a libertarian-style truth grenade at the likely Democratic nominee.  “Who is probably the least likely to protect…