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Fleshing out the anti-politics policy

Having conferred with Brad via PM, I want to clarify this board's policy with respect to political discussions.

If a political issue affects Apple as a company more than it would most companies, it's fair game for discussion here. A hypothetical example would be if Congress were debating a bill that would make it illegal for anyone to download any media file to more than one device. Clearly, Apple would be affected a lot more by the outcome of such a debate than would, say, IBM, Dell, HP, etc.

If a political issue affects the macro economy in some way, but doesn't affect Apple any more than it would any other company, it is not a topic for discussion here.
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177143Yes, that's true. But the market price of the shares has some underlying asi-node-15 minutes ago
177142think of it this way, the Watch is already sunk cost in R&D, so they would hengineer143 minutes ago
177141Regin, new computer spying bug, discovered by Symantec bbc.co.uk ====== AppeaDoren-an hour ago
177140The week or two before the next quarterlies are going to be High Noon for investDoren-3 hours ago
177139Let me add that if Apple gains back a lot of market share and if apple pay adds 16yearcycle24 hours ago
177138Imho, stock movement will still be about this years earnings, but it will also b16yearcycle14 hours ago
177137>> I expect a massive beat. But when we get that massive beat, will iti-node14 hours ago
177136I'm long and hope we never see sub 100 again without a split being involvedBill from Wisconsin38 hours ago
177135[graphic]Doren-yesterday
177134TA update….New all-time high at 117.57…a 23.5% advance from the Oct 15 low….withHenry J Costanzo12yesterday
177133The previous and the present link I found on John Martellaro's particle debrNeal Guttenberg-yesterday
177132Interesting Steve Jobs story that is iPod related businessinsider.com NealNeal Guttenberg2yesterday
177131True that. It goes up, then it goes down, then it goes sideways. Right now is jeftuxedo-yesterday
177130Down days It has been so long since we have had a down day in our portfolios, irnsmth-yesterday
177129The though occurs to me that if you iPad ignites... your iPhone Smoke Detector wStock Puppy-yesterday
177128The though occurs to me that if you iPad ignites... your iPhone Smoke Detector wDoren-yesterday
177127Chase pimps for Apple Pay Not sure this is a good way to try to grab users, butpyslent-last Friday
177126European parliament preparing to call for Google break-up: FT 32 minutes ago SMoonray-last Friday
177125or it might be that for the low end phone they have a much larger market and wilengineer-last Friday
177124Apple iPhone 6 Plus teardown reveals subtle differences from iPhone 6 On the ouMoonray1last Friday
177123Happy iThanksgiving from Apple Pay and Associated Food Stores The Apple CorporaMoonray-last Friday
177122Apple (AAPL) Begins Opening iAd Platform to Automated Advertising November 21, 2Moonray-last Friday
177121 Apple’s iPhone Could Be Your Next Smoke Detector While the first mobile phoneMoonray2last Friday
177120WeHo Woman Sues Apple After iPad Ignites November 21, 2014 9:56 AM LOS ANGELESMoonray3last Friday
177119Apple Pay Will Work With Square Starting Next Year Square will start accepting Moonray-last Friday
177118Yes, after 1 minute of trading AAPL reached a new ATH at $117.57. o~~~ OMoonray-last Friday
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