“If we curse the past, if we blank it out of our memory as my father did, nothing will get better.
Our history is both cursed and magnificent. Just like the history of any state or people.
It is fitting Russia, the tragedies;
these contradictory strands of history are woven so tightly together.
— Boris Yeltzin
Zeitgeist (Zeit –Time, geist –Ghost)
It’s a tale of Black Gold.
Ah, but what kind of Black Gold are we talking about?
The Black Gold of the Earth: that Good Earth: Land and Power of Mother Russia.
The Black Gold of the Earth: that Good Earth: Oil and Gold of Mother Russia.
On the Wealth of Nations.
Who owns the Rents — Economic and/or Political?
She had to be observant. Some of the guys could be really nasty. She might get run over, figuratively, the tires were big, but more importantly the company was big, and it paid the highest wages around — well, at least it appeared so on the surface. With a closer inspection …
She was doing her job, and as she saw it, her duty. And she worked hard at her job, was super dependable, and did a good job. It was a hard job. But, she figured, at least, it wasn’t picking cotton — she had done enough of that when she was young. She had been working hard ever since she could remember. Her production numbers were good, and her waste numbers were low.
She was thankful for that. She loved her work. She was proud of it. She was loyal. She stayed, stood her ground, and made a difference… despite the pot shots sent her way. Continue reading Making A Difference→
Iron is a chemical element with the symbol Fe (from Latin: ferrum) and atomic number 26. It is the most common element (by mass) forming the planet Earth as a whole. It is the fourth most common element in the Earth’s crust.
And she owns a lot of that crust. And rules it with an Iron Fist.
“These logistical Inspectors are earnest and attentive in their inspecting, to be certified as right and proper, all must go under their scrutiny, so no irregularities, discrepancies are let go by.” [Please Understand Me II]
Don’t mess with a no nonsense contender, they can possess an Iron Fist, it can lead to you being fired or a lawsuit, and they will persist, Gina is the ultimate logistical contender.
She is the RealIron Lady, down to earth, concrete and Real, first and foremost known as the Iron Lady of Australia. And she could become the richest person in the world, if China keeps buying natural resources as they have been doing in the last decade.
Charlie: I don’t blame you for being scared, Miss, not one little bit. Ain’t no person in their right mind ain’t scared of white water.
Rose: I never dreamed that any mere physical experience could be so stimulating!
Charlie: How’s that, Miss?
Rose: I’ve only known such excitement a few times before – a few times in my dear brother’s sermons when the spirit was really upon him…I must say I’m filled with admiration for your skill, Mr. Allnut. Do you suppose I’ll try practice steering a bit that someday I might try? I can hardly wait… Now that I’ve had a taste of it
‘The Putin regime, like all such regimes, is a pyramid. And what the protests are doing is dismantling the bottom rungs of this pyramid…..I have thought of leaving, and I have even made plans to leave. The truth is, I don’t want to. I love my home, my friends, my job, my life. And if Putin doesn’t like me, he can leave.’
There is a contention here. Who is going to win in the end?
Walt always got in hot water with his dealings with business partners. He wasn’t really a businessman. In fact, he had left Kansas City, Missouri, with his first business, Laugh-O-Gram, bankrupt. Walt had headed for California, to start again.
Many individuals and companies came to Hollywood, California in the 1920’s because of cheap land and open opportunities.
Who will give you the honest truth? Who has good advice?
Are they the same person in your case?
Well, in this case, if you trusted this guy, you could have gone to the bank on his advice.
Banking Billions on his advice.
You wouldn’t have suspected it given the circumstances he was born into. He was born in the Dust Bowl of America during the Great Depression. However, he came to represent American business, done the right way. Invest in America. Slow and steady.