Thursday, January 09, 2014

Jeff Bezos: A lawyer with his brief case can steal more than a hundred men with guns

In the 1970s, Christian singer Larry Norman made popular the Apocalyptic song lyric, “A piece of bread could buy a bag of gold” based on Revelation 6:6

A lawyer with his brief case can steal more than a hundred men with guns. The former librarian was in early 1990s looking for a name for his company and at a forum I suggested Cold river instead Jeff chose Amazon river Should Amazon have disclosed CEO Jeff Bezos' kidney stone attack?

True change takes persistent radicalism and constant optimism. It takes the will to lift your head up, look around and realize that happiness and success are ALWAYS within your control. In his new book Hardwiring Happiness: The New Brain Science of Contentment, Calm and Confidence, neuropsychologist at Berkeley University, Dr. Rick Hanson, contends that this phenomenon can be explained. Hardwiring happiness

.. The legal trade, in short, is nothing but a high-class racket.

Austin Mitchell and Prem Sikka outline just how much a drain on the public purse the private sector actually is ... Clear water is at last emerging between the Conservatives and the Labour Party. New Labour’s enthusiastic endorsement of Thatcherite free market economics made it very difficult to tell which party was which until it led directly to the 2008 crash and the great recession. Now differences are at last emerging as Labour learns the lessons that the party of the people has to regulate energy companies and markets for the benefit of society as a whole Government of the rich, by the rich, for the rich