Benghazi, The Google Twins, Young Rubio burning all afire with ambition, The Age of Total Chaos~and the end of all central, Imperial power~

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The Google Twins~Larry Page and Sergey Brin~

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Benghazi represents an important caveat for all,a warning which is,of course, assiduously ignored in the mental,moral and metaphysical graveyard that is Washington.
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Meanwhile, the Google Twins, perhaps bored with the manufacturing of computing machine boxes, have evinced an interest in buying their own private President in 2016.
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Hence, Benghazi and the Google Twins are connected at the hip.
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The attack on Benghazi, Libya, in North Africa, has been, as is always the way of things at Washington Village, turned into a petulant, juvenile, tiresome tantrum concerning subjects of no importance.
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In fact, this attack has great salience, not only for the Americans but likewise, for everybody else on earth.
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How and why is Benghazi important?
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Benghazi represents the full flower of the computing machine boxes age taken to the highways and bi-ways of all people everywhere in the world, without regard to their material condition, religion or societal circumstances.
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It is very clear that the Benghazi attack took place, not at the direction of some palace or potentate, but rather, in the streets of North Africa, very likely arranged, choreographed and carried out by starving Mohammedan urchins, who, while shoeless, shirtless and days without a proper meal and yet many days more without a bath, held in their hands, miniaturized computing machine boxes that permitted them to attack and kill representative symbols of The American Empire and afterwards to watch the contorted reactions of that Empire on the very boxes in which the attack was planned and carried out.
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No one, as far as I know, has looked at Benghazi in that light~in that serious, harrowingly accurate and dreadful light.
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What does all this mean for us?
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For starters, at a bare minimum, the message of Benghazi is this:
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Nobody, anywhere, can take solace in thinking that they are in charge of anything, anymore.
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More specifically, all who have access to derivative variations on these computing machine boxes are equally powerful which, by extension means that:
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Everybody in the world is co-equal to everybody else.
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The starving, the shoeless, the shirtless, the unwashed are now completely equal to Kings in palaces, Presidents and Prime Ministers, Holy Popes, captains of industry and, above all:
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Those who manage and manufacture computing machine boxes and all their derivative variations.
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Enter now, into this city, The Google Twins, to whom I say this:
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When Admiral Hyman George Rickover, father of the American Nuclear Navy and Doctor Einstein likewise, had a similar question put to them, in their twilight years, the question and answer went something like this:
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“What have you gentlemen to say about the God-like power you have discerned and, physically, unleashed?”
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Both men said, roughly this:
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“We have discerned the capacity and acted to invent the very means by which mankind WILL destroy himself.”
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These cautionary words are of inestimable importance to all the citizens of this earth and perhaps to none more so than:
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The Google Twins.
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To those twins, I remark this:
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At Washington, the seat of American Empire, no one talks about this true lesson of Benghazi, no one ever even mentions it.
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There are, of course, tangential intimations that some here just might understand, just a little bit, the implications and some have made, again tangential, comment upon that lesson.
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*Dr Paul has called the Wikileaks, Mr Manning and Mr Snowden:
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Heroes.
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*Young Senator Paul has likewise an image of Mr. Snowden as being a heroic liberator.
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*Most of the regular crew of Washington hands have called these men:
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Traitors.
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Others here, have cried hard and loud alarm about the need to regulate, in some manner or other,the Internet and the digital world.
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All these tangential intimations spinning off the attack at Benghazi altogether miss the point of Benghazi, which is this:
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Nothing can be done.
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Nothing.
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As earlier with the ubiquity of nuclear weapons, Benghazi demonstrates these simple verities of life:
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*When the horse is out the barn, he ain’t coming back in.
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*When the Genie is out the bottle, she ain’t going back in.
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No Empire on earth will ever want to face this reality:
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There is absolutely no recourse.
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The American Empire may just as well take all Her Cosmic Top Secret files at Foggy Bottom and the Pentagon and:
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Throw them into the Potomac.
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They have no value.
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None.
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American Empire top secrets after Benghazi, do not depend for their value upon Dr. Paul, his son, or the hardliners who are so foolishly brazen about the need to:
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“Crack down hard!”
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Some American politicians make pretty, yet others bellicose, speeches in favor of either leaving Internet and digital capacity free as the Wild West or favoring regulation of the internet and digital capacity:
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Both suggestions are:
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An absurd impossibility.
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Nobody is in charge here anymore, gentlemen.
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Still others advocate for a completely hands off policy and a yet freer policy to permit the Internet to return to her wild, wild west total freedom and to ensure that she stays there.
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All miss the point,which is:
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There is nothing we can do about the hard, indubitable, fact that nobody, any longer, is in charge of anybody else.
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Romantics will say that my descriptives are “terribly romantic.”
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Those who seek utopia hold to the romantic point of view.
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These forget, or were never taught that utopia, derives of the Greek and, in that language meant, two, self-contradictory things at the same time:
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“The perfect place,”
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And:
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“The place that can never be.”
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Dr. Paul, Senator Paul, Mr Manning and Mr Snowden and the Wikileaks fellow are gai Romantics, New Jeffersonians,as:
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They seek “the perfect place,” while either not knowing, or forgetting to remember that perfect place is:
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“The place that can never be.”
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Those who seek romance in chaos are infants, to be sure–but then:
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No more or less so than the others who are not so transfixed by romantic notions, for, as we have seen:
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It simply doesn’t matter.
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It is not a choice to choose, or to reject, chaos, as
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Chaos is already fully here and beyond any control.
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The Google Twins seem to me to be somehow different from their peers.
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Money, I am sure is important to The Google Twins.
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As, after all, everybody likes money.
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I may be wrong, but somehow I think that The Google Twins sense the remarkable power that they have conceived and unleashed upon the world and that they think it incumbent upon them to address the questions that their inventions, in turn, cause, rightly, to be asked.
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I also have, admittedly by intimation, the notion that the Google Twins are men who are interested in men of creative and imaginative minds.
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Freed of all constraints contingent upon making money and paying the rent, The Google Twins are unfettered to seek out and cultivate men with interesting minds.
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I do applaud them on that freedom, derivative of their money, and likewise am I admirerous of seeing them spending their time doing something virtually nobody else ever does–searching for first-rate minds.
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I must caution the twins that I have been on a similar quest myself that has lasted many years and I have yet to encounter a first-rate, creative, imaginative and interesting mind–not one.
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Not one.
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Their interest, their search, has taken the Google Twins on many journeys, I am sure, with many more to come.
 
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One such place of visitation on The Google Twins’ travels of metaphysical exploration, has led them, most very inexplicably, to:
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Washington, DC, a city at which imaginative capacity is an illegal, undocumented and altogether alien notion.
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I do of course understand that the Google Twins correctly perceive a direct connection between their commercial interests and the interests of this strange little village.
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I further understand that the interests of Washington and of The Google Twins have already reached intersections at which, their paths diverge~~and very markedly so.
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Recently, I have noted that the Google Twins have seized upon the notion of purchasing their own private and personal President for the elections of 2016.
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They are giving interviews at Washington.
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Very recently,we hear that:
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The Google Twins had Florida Senator Marco Rubio by for a talk about a Bill he proposes to introduce in the Senate that will prevent the “Takeover,” of the Internet.
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I am sure that young Rubio is very ambitious and that The Google Twins want to protect their interests, but gentlemen, you miss the forest for the trees.
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Use your IMAGINATIONS, young gentlemen.
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There is no power to be had, sold or bought anymore, not for love nor money.
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Not anymore.
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Not since:
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The blood and the dust of:
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Benghazi.
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This is the lesson of Benghazi that you fail to grasp:
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Nobody has any power and everybody has total power at precisely one and the same time.
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Yes, the marvelous Age of Imagination is upon us.
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At just the same time, The Age of Total Chaos looms on the horizon.
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Buying your own personal, private President to protect your commercial interests is a swell idea.
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Or rather, it used to be a swell idea.
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That is,until Benghazi stripped everybody of deliberative, executive power and, literally, turned unilateral power to act over to anyone and everyone who holds gadgets containing the full powers divined by The Google Twins in their hands.
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Handed, by The Twins, quite literally, to everybody on this earth.
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I think it a grand idea that the Google Twins should have their own, personal, private President come January, 2017.
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The desire to buy your own President is perfectly understandable.
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The thing the Google Twins and virtually everybody else fails to understand is that the old Age of powerful, centralized Imperial government ended on the dusty streets of Benghazi.
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Forever.
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Gentlemen~I am quite sure you can buy Mr Rubio at fire sale pricings and I understand the inclination on the part of The Google Twins to buy Young Rubio or any of the other men they plan to interview for the job.
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Gentlemen, by all means, buy your President.
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Young Rubio wants,so desperately much,to be President and The Google Twins want their own private President.
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Young Rubio is making active application to be The Google Twins’ own, personal, private President.
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The Google Twins, in their turn, seek to buy their own private President.
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They have very good company.
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In 1896, sorely annoyed and aggrieved by political men barking in high lather about Mr Rockefeller’s remarkable ability to make money, Mr Rockefeller was advised to purchase his own, personal, private President.
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Things worked out very well in the election of 1896 and:
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The Americans dutifully elected Mr. William McKinley as their President that November.
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That precedent set, buying a personal President has been the prerogative of very rich men ever since.
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Of course that inclination is fine and well, steeped in American history and commendable as far as it goes, the trouble is that, given the  vexing message of Benghazi, The Google Twins’ designs to have their own private President:
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Simply does not go very far.
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The remarkable paradox is:
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The very gadgets and systems The Google Twins have divined leave their newly bought President just as powerless
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More aptly, of co-equal power, to everyone else on earth.
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After all, given the lesson of Benghazi, that President, The Google Twins themselves, and for that matter, myself, lack any pretense of personal power, beyond that of the:
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Shirtless, shoeless, starving Mohammedan waifs in the desert who have power co-equal to all other men who have access to the computing boxes and their derivative variants, designed and manufactured by The Google Twins.
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Which consuming group includes:
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Everybody under the sun.
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I am certain that The Google Twins have noticed that the world has long ago left The Age of Information and Communication brought to us by Mr. Gates and friends:
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Into The Age of Imagination.
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The vexation of course is that one cannot put such things as artistic capacity, imaginative writing ability, or imagination herself, into a box.
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It simply cannot be done.
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That’s a bridge far, far, too far.
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As we have seen, the holders of the box may very well be bellicose, murderous and quite terrible, but they are far, far from imaginative minds.
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Put short, while we are in the new Age of Imagination, we are very short of:
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~IMAGINATIONS~
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How do we take proper advantage of that new Age of Imagination?
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Proper advantage?
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It is a romantic notion to be sure, but taking proper advantage of The Age of Imagination~~hopefully means taking:
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Our new advantage in The Age of Imagination to a point that may someday usher in a universal agreement to use the awesome power handed us by The Google Twins:
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In a proper and peaceful manner.
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Google Twins please attend once again to Doctor Einstein who, with my poetic license infused, told us something very much like this:
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“Intelligent men are a dime the dozen:”
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“Men of Imagination~rarer yet than rubies:”
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“Upon them~one cannot fix a price.”
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“For no price, of this world, would be fair exchange or compensation for:
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“A Good Man of Imagination.”
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~Dr Albert Einstein~
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IN ONE WORD:  SALESMANSHIP

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Ours is, of course, a Republican household, but in this little diary of Washington, I have endeavored to give devils their due and, as such, comes now to us,  Mr. Clinton~~sly devil, he.

As I go down the list of the Presidents noted here, I make note of a number who were very, very successful salesmen.

One such was FDR, to a lessor extent, Jack Kennedy, more so, Mr. Clinton.

Sales is having a sense of the people~~what they want.

Sales is about appearing to satisfy desires in the buyer that oftentimes the buyer doesn’t recognize he has.

Sales capacity is a great gift.

Pointedly, it is the sine qua non~~without sales~~and salesmanship~~nothing moves.

Friends of mine who look upon the craft of politics as some sort of religious vocation are askance when I hold that having a keen sense of “retail politics,” is a very desirable trait to have. 

After all, politics in a democratic republic is just that~~and little else~~it’s sales.

It’s selling yourself as though you were a commodity to the people and having them buy it.

This sounds craven to those who think that politicians have a calling to the higher, holy, cloth, but right-minded men understand full well that a successful politician is first and foremost a salesman~~and, as a good salesman~~he is always ready to stand another round~~to re-package and~~to re-sell the same commodity~~all over again~~himself.

I am in the other Party, but I will say that politics on the retail level, is something that a budding, aspiring politician had better know in his bones~~or else~~off to the monastery he ought go~~and double quick.

President Clinton understood all of this in his bones–in his DNA~~he was a world-class salesman~~not more~~not less~~in the end he understood his job and did it very well.

On this list of a dozen Presidents, he is very close to, if not at the top of, the dozen salesman named.

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In Flanders Fields

Flanders Poppy on the First World War battlefields.

by John McCrae, May 1915

In Flanders fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row,
That mark our place; and in the sky
The larks, still bravely singing, fly
Scarce heard amid the guns below.

We are the Dead. Short days ago
We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,
Loved and were loved, and now we lie
In Flanders fields.

Take up our quarrel with the foe:
To you from failing hands we throw
The torch; be yours to hold it high.
If ye break faith with us who die
We shall not sleep, though poppies grow
In Flanders fields.

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Inspiration for “In Flanders Fields”

Lieutenant Alexis Helmer, 1st Brigade Canadian Field Artillery. (1)
Lieutenant Alexis Helmer, 1st Brigade Canadian Field Artillery (source: A Crown of Life)

During the early days of the Second Battle of Ypres a young Canadian artillery officer, Lieutenant Alexis Helmer, was killed on 2nd May, 1915 in the gun positions near Ypres. An exploding German artillery shell landed near him. He was serving in the same Canadian artillery unit as a friend of his, the Canadian military doctor and artillery commander Major John McCrae.

As the brigade doctor, John McCrae was asked to conduct the burial service for Alexis because the chaplain had been called away somewhere else on duty that evening. It is believed that later that evening, after the burial, John began the draft for his now famous poem “In Flanders Fields”.

For the story behind the inspiration for “In Flanders Fields”, see our page at:

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Joseph Ambrose, an 86-year-old World War I veteran, attends the dedication day parade for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. He is holding the flag that covered the casket of his son, who was killed in the Korean War. Photo credit: Mickey Sanborn. Caption credit: Defense Imagery.~~

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  • The rich man ought not be taxed at all~~he ought be compelled to employ and train the poor man~~directly~~
  • ~~
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    Finis Origine Pendet~
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    Rejoice and Glad!!

    Amen~~

     

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Hammerin Hank of the Negroe League and I share a fag or two~Hank fessed up that “Some days, Mr. John, I feel as lonely as the only nigger in the Governor’s box on Kentucky Derby Day, yassa, I feel just like that nigger, Mr. John”~

In 1929, Lucky Strike claimed "many prominent athletes smoke Luckies all day long with no harmful effects to wind or physical condition." In the 1950s, Camel used Hank Aaron (pictured) to sell cigarettes.

IN 1929, LUCKY STRIKE CLAIMED “MANY PROMINENT ATHLETES SMOKE LUCKIES ALL DAY LONG WITH NO HARMFUL EFFECTS TO WIND OR PHYSICAL CONDITION.” IN THE 1950S, CAMEL USED HANK AARON (PICTURED) TO SELL CIGARETTES.

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‘Don’t Be A Girl’: The Unbelievable Next Step In The Sterilization Of The English Language

March 12, 2014 by 

 As part of the ongoing sterilization of the English language, a Minnesota college has launched a campaign to eliminate words and phrases such as “wuss,” “you guys,” “crazy” and “derp,” among others loaded with “oppressive impact,” from the popular lexicon.

Macalister College’s “More Than Words: Inclusive Language Campaign” uses a series of YouTube videos and posters designed to be placed around campuses to “raise awareness about the importance of using inclusive language.”

Why might academics feel the need to remove such harsh turns of phrase as “hebe-jebes,” “girl” and “ghetto” from the language?

Assistant Professor Soojin Pate explains, “Our culture is heterosexist, it’s racist, it’s patriarchal. It’s transphobic, homophobic, ageist, ableist. All these isms, right. And all these different kinds of inequality.

“Our language, the language that we use, actually not only reflects that culture but it also creates it.”

Here are some insensitive words with which the campaign is seeking to do away and the reasoning provided:

Gay: “This phrase is used to describe something as inferior or deficient and supports heterosexist beliefs that individuals who do not identify as heterosexual are delinquent, abnormal, and wrong.”

Ghetto: “This phrase is used to describe something as inappropriate or deficient and supports stereotypical beliefs that the culture and environments of racial and ethnic minorities and individuals who are from a lower socioeconomic status are inferior, delinquent, and unequal.”

Gypped: “Gypped is used to convey the feeling that someone was cheated and reinforces negative stereotypes that the Romani people (commonly known as Gypsies) are thieves. Alternatives: cheated, had, deceived, duped, tricked.”

Hebe-jebes: “Hebe-jebes is used to describe feeling intense apprehension and nervousness and has at its base “hebe” which is a slur for a Jewish person. Alternatives: jittery, suspicious, doubtful, uneasy.”

Indian-giver: “Indian-giver is used to describe someone who gives gifts only to demand them back later and is culturally insensitive to Native peoples. Alternatives: go back on word, weasel out of, renege.”

Don’t be a… Girl: “This phrase is used to describe someone as weak or deficient and supports stereotypical beliefs that women are powerless, inept, and inferior to men.”

As one Internet commenter put it, America is marching ahead to a brave new world full of content-free language.

H/T: Campus Reform

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Hank and I have read our copy of The Personal Liberty Digest and thank them for our copy, taken away just now by the  little spic boy~~who just jumped over the fence last night from Mexico~~to find a better life in AMM~~EEER~~CA~

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Hank and I agree with all these language modifications but we have to say we are mighty offended by their being proposed by some towel head from Oh!! Calcutta~~I mean, aren’t there any white guys  left in America’s Junior High Schools?

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In the 1920s, tobacco companies used physicians to vouch for their products. In 1929, Philip Morris was said its cigarette was “recognized by eminent medical authorities for its advantages to the nose and throat.”

In the 1920s, tobacco companies used physicians to vouch for their products. In 1929, Philip Morris was said its cigarette was "recognized by eminent medical authorities for its advantages to the nose and throat.”

And, of course if Hank ever does get a boo-boo, or the Hebe-jebes,  during the game, he can shuffle on over to that Jew doctor they got over there for those Negroe big stick boys~~and share a fag or two with the Jew~

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Marlboro used babies to communicate the calming nature of its product and to appeal to women.

Marlboro used babies to communicate the calming nature of its product and to appeal to women.

That kid’s going to grow up to be ALL faggot~~Hank and I agree~~

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Whose ringing that cash register, Tom Bozzuto?
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Mr. Tom Bozzuto, local builder, came by today to discuss business in the crazy modern era.  We talked about general  business, building, leasing apartments, The new Silent Depression in America, now come, finally to Washington, the future of city business, cash registers and how they get rung, and likewise how they don’t get rung, what a welcome mat should say–and what it should never say to your guests, Starbucks coffee and of course, old Sam Walton~who likewise stopped by for a coffee and a talk about the insuperable importance of a smile in business.
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Today, we’re happy to have Mr. Thomas Bozzuto with us.~~
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Mr. Bozzuto, The Bozzuto Group CEO, runs a local Washington construction company.
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Tom  has sent a note which asks a very curious question for a construction man.
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“Are we building too much?”
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Quick answer~it depends, doesn’t it, Tom~upon what you are building and where?
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The longer answer follows.
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The group thanks Mr Bozzuto for his note today, the gist of which can be followed here, on Tom’s company blog
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http://tom.bozzuto.com/2012/are-we-overbuilding/#.UxtrWfldWh

~In his blog, Tom expresses a very serious concern for young people coming out of school into an economy in which there are no ready jobs–most particularly good jobs.~

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~Tom writes in his blog that “My answer to my own question is this~~we are not overbuilding~~we are creating insufficient jobs.

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Well said, Tom. Moreover to our mind here, it falls to businessmen to create these jobs as government is more of a nuisance than an assistance in that job creation process.

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 As for the group here, I’ll say that~~Beyond the short answer given~~that “it depends what you are building and where, Tom”~~there are a number of more complex, largely demographic, issues we can have a look at now.

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In some respects, America is massively over built, but that rather misses the point of today’s discussion~which is about other things.
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Let’s first have a look at this issue on a Macro level, Mr. Bozzuto.
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First and above all note that the Silent Depression that has hit all of America since the Panic of 2008 has finally hit Washington!!
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 You see the signs everywhere.  Washington is the font of all money in America, but Washington has overplayed its hand~~there is no money left.
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*Anybody familiar with Washington business culture knows that means a lot of businesses are going to go under.
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*The incumbent government won re-election largely on successfully selling this notion:
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“We kept America from going into another Great Depression.”
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*This is a very convenient claim as it can be neither proven nor refuted.
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*But is it true?
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*What I mean is~~is it true that we are not in a Depression?
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*In fact, there will never be another 1930’s era Depression, but there are other sorts of Depression as well.
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*Today, we have in America, what Tom, Sam and I have decided to call America’s new Silent Depression.
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*What is a Depression?
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*Economists define Depression as a combination of collapsing prices and mass unemployment.
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*There has been absolutely no inflation in America for 6 years~~none.
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*Reciprocally, there has been sustained and intractable unemployment and more so, underemployment, for 6 years.
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*I can tell you that the Federal Reserve is in a state of full-blown panic–The Federal Reserve considers flat zero inflation for their purposes as being 2%.
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*Do you know what the inflation rate is in America, again in the Fed’s own terms?
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*It’s 1.5%.
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That’s bad~~really bad~~it means something the Fed calls “negative inflation.”
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And worse yet~~
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*It won’t budge.
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*We all have been taught to hate inflation but some inflation is desirable, even necessary, in a healthy, vibrant, bustling, economy.
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*A bit of real live inflation is a sign of America’s economic pulse.
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*Right now, there is no heartbeat at all.
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*The Fed admits that it is desperate to pump some inflation into the economy, but nothing works.
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*Despite all the spending, there is no inflation–there is no pulse to the patient.
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*I contend that America has been in a Silent Depression since summer 2008.  I contend that the Fed knows this and is frantic.
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*The reason that politicians can successfully place bets on the notion that they have saved us from another Great Depression is that Americans have locked in their minds graphic pictures of that dark passage from the 1930’s and somehow this doesn’t seem that bad.
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*The reason it doesn’t look as bad is that now we have in place social safety nets, buffers against the pain.
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*We did not have such things in the Great Depression.
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*Thank God, now we do have these safety nets.
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*But, I contend that safety nets lull the Americans into a false sense of security.
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*We think that~~Oh, Well~~We are in a Silent Depression but it is not really bad like in the 1930’s.
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*In many ways, however, this type of Depression is more serious, more insidious, more invidious, than the Great Depression.
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*This is terrible news for businessmen.
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*Why?
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*Because, businessman need a healthy middle class society to buy products and services.
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*I am afraid that we have created a new, very populous and habituated poor class~~and that is terrible news for businessmen.
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*Where will we get our customers in this new poor class?
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*We won’t.
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*This is of salience to Washington businessmen because the Silent Depression that has wreaked havoc on America for 6 years has finally landed at Washington.
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*America is fast turning from being a solidly middle class society into a majority poor class society–and this has happened almost overnight–since the Panic of 2008.
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*Washington is supposed to be immune to downturns but, in fact, the Silent Depression is now here.
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*Everything and everybody at Washington is tied, directly or derivatively, to government money.
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* This is why 7 of the top 10 richest counties in America~~and all of the top 3~~ touch the place where this discussion today is taking place~~floods of money from Mother Washington.
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*Now, that money has simply run out.  Mother Washington is broke.
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*Things are going to hurt for a long while here.
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*Let’s assume Tom, that we get out of the Washington Silent Depression alive, OK?
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*Now, comes the bad news.
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*The worldwide trend toward moving back into the city from the suburbs and beyond has been noted by many over a number of years but that trend is starting to take on critical mass.
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The young, in particular, want to live in cities for these reasons:
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*It’s hip to do so.
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*Reciprocally, it’s not hip to live out in the woods.
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*America’s love affair with motor cars has been over for many years and awaits only a final, absolute, writ of divorcement.
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*The young want to live nearby everything they do and likely in the very near future will not own motor cars at all~they will simply rent them as needs must.
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*This alienation of affection from motor cars is easy enough to understand~to drive a motor car makes one a moving liability on every possible level one can imagine.
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*Specifically, motor cars are expensive to buy, maintain, fuel, park and turn over when you want to sell.
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*Young kids today are not of a mind to spend in excess of an extra one-half day’s work commuting to and from work.
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*The young want a reliable Metro and bus system at their doorstep that will take them to work and back and also to cultural and nighttime events and take them back home again after, without a care in the world as to a drink/drive citation.
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*The young want to bound back out of the train or bus and go upstairs to bed to repeat the same process in the morning.
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*First, middle and last, it’s hip to be living in city.
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What does this new dynamic suggest for our Mr Bozzuto and others, whose work and business will be so markedly effected by this in-migration to the cities?
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A number of things come immediately to our mind, Tom Bozzuto.
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*At this point, Tom, let’s switch to the retail end of the building business and have a look at the leasing business after a residential apartment building has been put up and onto market.
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Here is a Micro picture to complement the earlier Macro painting of the future.
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*Land of all types in city will become extremely expensive and the demand for new infrastructure and supporting systems will be intense.
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*Many of the now desirable places to live, at Washington and elsewhere, are quickly losing their allure.~
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Upper Connecticut Avenue at Washington, for example, Washington’s old line correct address, is going through a confusing and harmful metamorphosis for those unprepared for the changes.
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*One of the things that Mr. Bozzuto and others in his line have got to understand in the front part of their brains is the extent to which the young live in a digital universe, which frequently has changed and moved on, by the time Tom and I get to master today’s rules.
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*The young demand instant and ready access to city amenities, their social media and the knowledge that it brings about all sorts of things–including you–at the press of a button.
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*Either apartment house or office, if your operatives are not prepared to offer these things the younger set wants~~prepare to learn about them–Fast– or perish~it’s that simple.
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Somebody’s going to give that to them–will it be you or somebody else?
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*Somebody who is awake is going to make a great deal of money playing the right cards in this new game–do you want to be that guy?
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*Many of the apartment buildings in the older and established neighborhoods in cities are managed by companies that haven’t a clue what is being discussed here today.
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*Content as many such are to rest on inherited royalties from the past, I watch them dying on the vine.
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*Their business models are 1950’s American military and government~~file papers, file more papers, count paper clips to be sure none are missing, strut around the office trying to guess how to be a boss, and, as an afterthought, tend to prospective clients and to retaining the ones have now.
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*All this works in the military and the government of course–because they get paid by the citizens of the United States.
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*Businessmen and their workers get paid to produce–product, services of various sorts–in a word to ring a cash register–to make sales.
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*Allowing your on-site sales force and managers to adopt this attitude that they are military or government men is death to a business.
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*If you are the owner, it’s down to you to change that dynamic as it was you who permitted it to develop in the first place.
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*Before we look at a little case study in microcosm, of how not to do business on the retail end of a residential leasing operation Tom, let me say that I am conversant with mergers and acquisitions, arbitrage, leveraged buy-outs, most derivative new financial instruments and private equity.
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*In the instant case study we will now explore, this sort of market knowledge needs to be front and center as the backstage purpose of the owners is to fatten up the calf for slaughter and sell her at market–Fast. Pronto. Quick.
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*There is in all business a sad and silly vanity that one gets rich by being cheap.
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*As with all vanities, that is misguided.
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*Most particularly misguided if you are trying to fatten the calf for slaughter, because being cheap is cutting your own legs out from under yourself  as you go in for what should be, a gimme a lay-up.
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*I understand this concept of fattening your calf for sale and slaughter and now let us consider our test case in that light, although I must say that if your objective is to blow a place out and dump it on an unsuspecting buyer, you chose a helluva time to do that as  the residential apartment business at Washington gets tougher by the day.
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To throw gasoline on the burning building, the owners have been desperate to dump this property for over 3 years.  The Washington market has been soft for years and so–no go.
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Now in the Washington market, most particularly in upper Connecticut Avenue residentials, we are in an Ice Age~~frozen stiff~~no customers to live there, no buyers to sell to~~no demand of any kind.
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I understand, these guys are frustrated, they’re trapped, they are increasingly desperate as it becomes apparent to anyone that this place is a white elephant~~you couldn’t give it away~~so what do they do?
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Well, they do what businessmen always do when they are panicked, they act rashly and act really stupidly.
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Somebody tells them a bit about finance in crisis~~about arbitrage~and recommends that they slash costs in order to sell~~bad move–the worst move.
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They dump the management company as a cost cutter.
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The management company is Washington-based and knows the markets here ~~they are, frankly, very happy to leave the sinking ship.
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Then, things get worse.
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 Much worse.
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Right now at Washington, all the upscale rental units are being overrun by out-of-state management companies who don’t bother to do research on the very peculiar ways of Washington rental law.
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These rental laws are no joke~violate them and you end up in front of a judge~~and then, because you are a white guy in a suit~~you lose the case~~you always lose the case~~always.
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My intimation, Tom, is that these big outside companies are moving into Washington so aggressively because they anticipate the very  reverse migration back to the city that we have discussed here today and they want to be positioned to profit from it.
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That idea is fine and good but it fails to anticipate that in order to get to the promised land later, you have to wait out the just arrived Silent Depression at Washington.
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This Silent Depression has been creeping into Washington now for about a year but frankly, an outside businessman who wants to take advantage of what happens after the Silent Depression is over, can be forgiven for not having anticipated having to wait out the Silent Depression in his longer-term business calculations.
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How could he know, he is stranger here, he doesn’t know this city, he doesn’t have his ear to the ground here, listening for the hoof beats, listening for the trouble?
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Now what about our little guy who is caught in a jam and can’t sell and can’t get out~~nobody is moving in and residents are moving out~~he’s frantic, of course, I understand~~so, he keeps making dumber and dumber mistakes~~hoping they will work~but we know dumb mistakes rarely ever work.
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I say~~in theory, in arbitrage, there’s a back door out through which, you blow out the  place by dropping the price until it finds a buyer,  in theory.
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But that won’t work in the instant case–you can’t drop the price until it meets a buyer, there are only sellers–you can’t give your calf away.
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You can’t even backtrack and hire a Washington-based manager~~the word is out on the street–nobody will touch you.
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 It’s your move, what do you do?  Decide.
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*If you seek to build up and then blow out your property on Connecticut Avenue, you had best be a very good swimmer as the tide has turned in Washington economics and you are headed into a merciless uphill current that grows more savage and torrential with each passing week.
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*I say–you’ve only one shot here~~forget about arbitrage–forget about fattening the calf in order to sell her for slaughter~~nobody wants your calf and nobody will for a very long time.
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*So–be SMART–do the best you can–run the place like a real business and not something you want to blow out.
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Let’s take a look about how best to be SMART now, given the unpleasant circumstances~~you really haven’t any choice.
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*Let’s look at how your employees operate on the ground–with full knowledge that they don’t even know your endgame objective is to sell the place.
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*So tone-deaf are these out-of-town, corporate-based Washington residential management companies, that they don’t understand the rudimentary principal of business called a “loss~leader.”
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*Recently, I encountered a company that, on taking over management of a building they own on upper Connecticut Avenue, openly bragged to their main office about having taken away the Starbucks coffee service in the lobby as “we have to stop “spoiling the residents.”
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*First off~~think of this–the residents and prospective residents of an apartment building are offered amenities, such as Starbucks coffee and other treats, as an inducement to sign a lease with you.
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*This is why the Starbucks coffee is a classic loss leader~~you eat the small loss on the coffee to help you get to your bigger goal–to make the sale–to sign people up to live in your building–and after that to give them their coffee treat as an inducement to stay with you.
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*The existing residents get their Starbucks in the morning in an attempt to pamper them so they won’t leave.
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*Speaking of loss leaders–do you know yourself, do you even think yourself~~how much good will did I just lose by alienating my customer?
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*You saved me pennies and cost me uncountable dollars in lost goodwill that can never be bought back with my current customers–who expect to have their Starbucks in the lobby tomorrow morning.
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*Don’t do that again and if one of your retail managers does that again~fire him and be prepared to teach your people the lesson of why stealing a cup of Starbucks coffee is such a  bad business move.
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*Having discussed Starbucks and its importance in selling young residents, let’s ask another question~
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*We realize that the apartment leasing trade doesn’t typically get much notice from Hav~ad men but then–it doesn’t need to.
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*Yours is a very, very simple business–no brain surgery here.
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*If your employees have not been trained exclusively to pamper, cajole and smile along with the residents and prospective residents, teach them to be, and their failing at learning that, fire the lot of them.
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*Far too many in retail outlets view their customers as annoyances and enemies–instead of being their bread and butter.
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*Again, somehow, your workers either learned, or adopted without being questioned, this attitude of hostility toward their customers.
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*Whatever the reason that terrible business practice exists on the ground, it had better get corrected and quickly.
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*As we have considered our Starbucks coffee, let’s have a look at an even more serious question:
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*Whose name is on your welcome mat and why?
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*It is amazing to me that the corporate owners of a residential retail property would toss out the old welcome mats adorned with the name of the property and replace them with mats adorned with the name of a distant corporation nobody has ever heard of and about which nobody cares.
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*Do you even know why this is so stupid–well, do you?
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*An apartment house is your home if you are a resident.
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*You live there.
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*You don’t live in some distant corporation.
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*You live in your home.
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*The place has a name~~use it.
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*On many levels, tossing out the welcome mat with the building’s name on it is even stupider than getting rid of the Starbucks coffee service.
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*Ask yourselves–what is my agent selling to customers on Connecticut Avenue–the building in which they will live or some two-penny corporation 2 thousand miles away?
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*On a larger level, it is the responsibility of the owners of the building to teach their employees what they ought to do on the job.
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*Old Sam Walton used to say~”if the sales force is not selling, they ain’t been taught right~teach ’em right.”
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*If you teach employees that pleasing the home office is their job, or that finding new ways to be cheap for stupid reasons gets them happy reactions at corporate–that is what they will do.
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*So teach them properly.  After all, if your people think that being cheap is a great business model–you taught them that–how else did they learn it?
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*If your corporation is top-heavy with worthless low-level managers~that’s your fault~~you taught your people wrong–and today, there is no room for error and lying around resting on aged reputations.
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*Consider that a young girl in Tokyo can find out more about your company and it’s reputation than you likely know yourself in 20 minutes.
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*Kids today are fast, agile, and informed beyond most men’s comprehension.
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*Most of your office staff is as clueless as you are about the future of business in the city.
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*Owners, Consider~~In your retail leasing offices~~ think~~these kids I have deployed there  have missed the last bus out~~the residents are your bosses–your only bosses–they can be as spoiled as they want.  Better learn this and teach it to your people.
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*Apartment building leasing business is the simplest business on earth.
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*People need a place to stay, you provide the place in exchange for cash.  That’s it!!   Nothing could be simpler.
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*So, why is it so difficult?  Again, any failure of your people to grasp the simple dynamic of business is your fault for not teaching them and demanding that they follow the rules.
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* Any apartment management company that does not, front and center, tell all its employees this and only this every day does not deserve to survive and cannot survive~~
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” We exist only to rent apartments and keep our guests happy. All our pay derives from that source –ALONE.”
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* One hears of a great deal of swaggering around in these buildings by staff fixated with the question  of “who is in charge of whom?”
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*One  sees the dynamic whereby apartment leasing companies are bloated or top-heavy with layer upon layer of low and mid-level managers and have little money generating workers.
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*Managers add nothing to corporate profit sheets~~in fact they are all net liabilities.
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*The only employees who matter at all are the leasing agents–they bring in money–everybody else is merely support staff to the leasing agent.
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*If you are an owner of a management company ask yourself this question~~How much money did my managers bring to me this week?  That’s they only question.  If they didn’t bring you any money today, train them differently or get rid of them.
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*Teach all your people~~ the ONLY job in an apartment retail office is renting space, pleasing the residents and, when they leave, replacing them quickly~~all the while SMILING~~always SMILING~
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*When your people ask~~who gets to be in charge here–answer them–the residents and prospective residents are the only ones in charge here–nobody else~
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*I’ve noted in my life in many retail environments that the singular purpose that most employees have to become a manager is to avoid doing any real work and above all to avoid contact with customers.
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Such employees aren’t suited for a retail job.
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*Owners– Teach your people the rules of retail selling, not the rules of management~~and judge them solely on that capacity.
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*What have we learned here?–we have learned that the sole source of income in a residential retail space is our customers~
~
 
*Again, today, we have a world rapidly changing–effecting every business–nobody can hide under the desk–embrace the new world or die in the old one.
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We have this remarkable reversal of the post-war boom out into the suburbs and beyond.  Millions will be moving back into cities–are you prepared for them–are your people prepared for them?
~
 
*Mr. Bozzuto is very prescient to say that we have a new baby boom coming out of school and I ask him as a builder and the management companies that run the new buildings Tom builds to consider:
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*This baby boom is very different–are you aware of these trends discussed here today, are you prepared to train your front line people to deal with them or are you going to die?
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“Am I even aware of this remarkable demographic shift back into cities and am I prepared to learn what the new kids on the block want as far as amenities and living space and make keeping up with that knowledge priority ONE for all my employees?”
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Any builder, any building manager, who does not put these questions front and center will die quickly and deserves to do so.
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Mr. Bozzuto is to be applauded for his comments in the press services that when he is congratulated for his successes, he never fails to mention that “without my employees, I can accomplish nothing.”~
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*What we have discussed here today is on mark with Tom’s comments and we go a bit further~
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*Yes, a businessman is nothing without good workers–but it is imperative that the top boss and his executives take great care to teach those workers properly so that if those workers are asked by the press services how it is that they do such a good job when so many other companies fail to do that–they will say~without hesitation~
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*”Without the customers and guests, I could accomplish nothing.”
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*Just don’t say these words, believe them.
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* So we see how, appropriately, that the message moves from the corner office to the retail work site~
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*Tom relies on and appreciates his people~~and his people in their turn rely on and appreciate~
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*Their customers and guests.
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*All the workers realize that nothing moves without friendly, helpful, workers who understand who butters their toast.
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*Tom does not butter their toast–the customers and guests butter their toast.
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*Taking this lesson to the instant case today–this means:
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*For God’s sake have a welcome mat that says the name of the building in which your guest, you hope, will live.
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*The building is what, you hope, will be the name of their future home.
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*Smile–a lot.
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*Give your customer a nice cup of coffee and make him feel like a welcome guest as you tour him around what you hope will be the new home that guest will choose.
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*No hard sell–people hate the hard sell–make your property desirable and, if it fits his price and needs–it will sell itself.
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*SMILE some more.
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*Lets, finish with this for now, Tom Bozzuto.
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*When Sam Walton was an old man and a billionaire still driving his red pickup–he would go to surprise visits at his Wal-Mart stores and he went, not to scare and torture his employees–he went to teach them.
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*What did he do to teach them?   He always went~~first thing~~ onto a cash register.
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*Sam’s message~~the only reason we are here is to take care of our customers~~NO other reason.
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*For owners of residential apartment buildings–here is the message for you:
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*When line managers would complain to Sam Walton about line workers he would say “Yeah, well, they ain’t been taught right–teach ’em right.”
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*If you are an owner and your line managers don’t know that the sole purpose of a retail shop is to ring cash registers–that’s on you–the owners.
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*You didn’t teach them right.
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*If your managers shuffle papers back and forth on computing machines all day instead of being solely dedicated to ringing cash registers, that’s again–on you–the owners.
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*The workers will do what your teach them to do.  Teach ’em right.
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*If you taught them to shuffle papers on a computing machine all day instead of working to ring sales–you didn’t teach ’em right.
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*So teach ’em right.
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*And teach them always to SMILE!!~~people don’t smile very much these days and if you smile, you are miles ahead of your competitors
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*Teach them about sales–what to do–what not to do— in order to get the cash registers ringing.
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*Learn this lesson, preach this lesson to your workers and do not tolerate any behavior that does directly lead to the ringing of a cash register.
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*Old Sam Walton knew the only real lesson of business~~yes, Tom Bozzuto, times are changed and will change a great deal more~~but we know that great change always equals potential great profits to those who think properly.
~
*Remember that the adage to the young man is not study and grow rich or go up to Hav~ad College and grow rich, but rather:
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*”Think and grow rich.”
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*Lets all resolve to think about the things we have talked about here today and to let our thinking guide us to profits–as profits are the only legitimate reason for being in business.
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*So, think and encourage your people to think about these things  just now discussed.
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*When you and your people open for business every day, remember that, in fact, only the demographics and techniques have changed~~in fact, the only question of business is and ever is~~
 
How much money did you make for me today?
 
 
Jack Begg
Washington, DC
9 March, 2014~~
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    ~~In sunshine and in shadow~~I hold tight to the Republican view of time and money~~I write night and day~~yet~~while impecunious~~I am vastly overpaid~~in that taking pay to do what I love is unfair~~to my employer~~in a fair system~~under such circumstances~~I should pay him~~not he me~~I am far, far too old a man to be sexually confused~~praise Jesus~~but I am yet young enough to be politically confused~~is anyone not~~in an absolute sense~~I am a Catholic Royalist~~in a practical sense~~I am a Classical Liberal~~a Gaullist~~a Bonapartist~~an American Nationalist  Republican~~in either sense~~my head is soon for the chopping block~~to hasten my interlude with Madame La Guillotine~~I write without fear~and without favor of~any man~~ 
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    Non Sibi~~
     
    Finis Origine Pendet~
      ~~Κύριε ἐλέησον~~

    Rejoice and Glad!!

    Amen~~

     

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I am a man who neither drinks nor drives although I assume, upon much observation, that both are comparatively simple acts, as most I know do both and at the same time. My opinion of motor cars is very limited, mainly to the thought that Rolls Royce is pretty. What my motor head friends have never been able to sort for me is the question why the English drive on the wrong side of the road, as there appears no mechanical difference. I have finally cracked the case. The English driving wrong side ’round is not down to mechanics, or even motor cars themselves. It’s down to Napoleon~

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The Crown of England~~

England is a different place from Europe~despite what some might be thinking~~

A case in point being that The English drive on the wrong side of the road as Napoleon mandated that The Europeans drive on the left side of the road and the English, of course, would have none to do with that~~

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Napoleon crowns Himself~~and His Bride Empress Josephine~~having first been anointed by The Pope~~

England and Europe differ in the main because, culturally, England follows Common Law, and Europe follows Roman Law.

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Imperial Crown of The Roman Empire~~the source of all the present troubles~~

Maintaining British myths has been one way of compensating for poor government.~~

Those in the top niches have often resorted to a blend of self-indulgence and schoolboy arrogance that prompted one British political commentator to describe them as “a distant, detested and self-interested class.”~~My kinda people.~~

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This is a one of its kind vintage 1934 Phanton II 40/50 HP Continental ‘All-Weather Convertible’ that was custom-made for the Maharajah of Rajkot.

Which brings us to the 2017 referendum proposed for Her Majesty’s government by young Mr Cameron – a stratagem worthy of the British political tradition of double-talk. If that referendum were held today, the British public at large would certainly vote for withdrawal from the European Union in massive numbers, while the business community would not.

The Great British Public is not only uncomfortable with the Continental way of doing things differently, it is particularly ill-informed on the realities. The Europe that most Brits know is cut-price hotels and holiday villages on the Costa Blanca or weekend ‘blinders’ for the lads in Prague or Budapest.~~

Both exercises not helped much by the Europeans driving on the wrong side of the road~~giving weekend drink /driving a very nasty twist in the night~~

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    ~~In sunshine and in shadow~~I hold tight to the Republican view of time and money~~I write night and day~~yet~~while impecunious~~I am vastly overpaid~~in that taking pay to do what I love is unfair~~to my employer~~in a fair system~~under such circumstances~~I should pay him~~not he me~~I am far, far too old a man to be sexually confused~~praise Jesus~~but I am yet young enough to be politically confused~~is anyone not~~in an absolute sense~~I am a Catholic Royalist~~in a practical sense~~I am a Classical Liberal~~a Gaullist~~a Bonapartist~~an American Nationalist  Republican~~in either sense~~my head is soon for the chopping block~~to hasten my interlude with Madame La Guillotine~~I write without fear~and without favor of~any man~~ 
    ~
     
    Non Sibi~~
     
    Finis Origine Pendet~
     
      ~~Κύριε ἐλέησον~~

    Rejoice and Glad!!

    Amen~~

     

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Again a little while, I am not with you, again a little while I will return to you~I have gone to My Father’s House to prepare a place for you~

 

Little Angels with dirty faces
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Jesus has left us for 40 days to pray, to fast and to resist temptation in the desert
~~
Today, Ash Wednesday, serves as a reminder to man that
 
Thou art as dust and into dust you shall rather soon return
 
Surely so, Man comes into this world with nothing
 
Surely more so, Man will shortly leave this world, taking nothing with him
 
The Ashes of Wednesday call to mind the transitory nature of man’s life
 
Man is admonished, these 40 days to pray, to reflect and to give of ourselves to the poor ones who are most precious to Jesus
 
Give something up, give something away
 
Share a smile, some food, some conversation, a bit of money, a bit of solace, with your brothers
 
After 40 days with Jesus in the desert, we will be prepared to be good witnesses to His Passion, and his dreadful Death upon the cross for us
 
Easter Sunday morning He will rise again, having insured
 
The possibility of Eternal Life with Him forever in Heaven. 
 
Go about these days of exile with a smile always for our fellow children of God~~
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Jesus alone in the desert, in His Quadragesima~~
 
I am and I will remain ever yours in Christ,
 
Jack Begg~~
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    ~~In sunshine and in shadow~~I hold tight to the Republican view of time and money~~I write night and day~~yet~~while impecunious~~I am vastly overpaid~~in that taking pay to do what I love is unfair~~to my employer~~in a fair system~~under such circumstances~~I should pay him~~not he me~~I am far, far too old a man to be sexually confused~~praise Jesus~~but I am yet young enough to be politically confused~~is anyone not~~in an absolute sense~~I am a Catholic Royalist~~in a practical sense~~I am a Classical Liberal~~a Gaullist~~a Bonapartist~~an American Nationalist  Republican~~in either sense~~my head is soon for the chopping block~~to hasten my interlude with Madame La Guillotine~~I write without fear~and without favor of~any man~~ 
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    Finis Origine Pendet~
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    Amen~~

     

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A philosophical letter to The American Tea Party Patriots, The Libertarians and related readers~all our New Jeffersonians~The Peter Pans of our present day~in which letter we find that Justice alone is the only legitimate father of America’s twin angels~Liberty and Freedom~and that, absent Justice, the American twin angels of Liberty and Freedom, could not, legitimately, come to be~

 
My Dear Friends:
 
Justice trumps Liberty as the most important societal consideration.
 
A Just society is far more important than a Free society.
 
A Just society presupposes Liberty.
 
A Free society does not presuppose Justice.
 
Hence, right minded-men ought concern themselves most of all with securing Justice, not Liberty or Freedom.
 
When I was far younger man, I wrote a paper, the premise of which was that, The Standard of Ohio ought not to have been compulsorily divested by the High Court, as the stated purpose of that divestiture was that Mr. Rockefeller was simply too rich~~a silly argument,.
 
Ah, Youth, where hast thou now fled?
 
I, when young, reasoned that, in his liberty, Mr Rockefeller was all sorts of a swell fella, and free to get as rich as he liked.
 
I reasoned that Mr Rockefeller was simply smarter, faster, more determined and more savage than all the other men of his time and that a love of liberty above all would have occasioned me to vote against any governmental, or Judicial. move to punish him for simply being better than everyone else.
 
That line of thought sounded swell on paper, but in my dotage, I have now come to realize that liberty and freedom alone cannot properly inform society. 
 
Many today on the free-thinking side of the net persist in thinking that Liberty and Freedom are the only proper goals of right-minded men.
 
To reason that Liberty alone is the be all and end all is to be juvenescent.
 
We all envy juvenescence, and quite understandably so.  After all, who wants to grow up and grow old when we all pray to both stay, and always grow, forever young?
 
We must all just as well, and as early as possible, know that, with maturity, we do, or at least ought to, grow up and grow old.
 
We must know that Liberty, of Herself, will destroy Herself if not first tempered first by Justice.
 
So it is that I say to my friends of The American Tea Party and related groups, yes it’s all sorts of a swell idea to be free.
 
Yet, much as with drinking, one man can drink far too much Liberty.
 
Drinking, I say, is something that must be done judiciously, or not at all.
 
It is true that every man must decide for himself if he can drink judiciously or no.
 
The mature man, realizing that he cannot drink judiciously, ought simply not to drink at all.
 
Yes, to drink or no is the individual man’s decision to make.
 
Yes, it is the individual man’s free choice to amass as much money as he can.
 
Such decisions are personal and, in making those decisions, man exercises his Liberty.
 
This is pure Jeffersonian thought.
 
It’s giddy, it’s correct, and, all the more palatable, it’s juvenescence, all run amok.
 
All the young have passionate affairs as they ought, with our Mr, Jefferson~our most sly seducer.  I did without any lament~and I’d do it all over again and again and again.
 
Mr. Rockefeller was not wrong to amass as much money as he could, he was at his Liberty to do so.
 
That said, while I envy the young their youth and I am loath to ever trifle with juvenescence, I must now switch my vote on the High Court and say that I would, and will, divest The Standard of Ohio and its cousins, as their actions, taken to logical extension, are quite simply~Unjust.
 
Yes dear friends, Unjust.
 
Unjust.
 
I’ve nothing personal against Mr Rockefeller or his desires to make money.
 
The more the merrier, I say.
 
I certainly remain very fond of our Mr. Jefferson~our most romantic of our founders, with whom I shared a passionate love for many, many years that no mere woman can compete with~ever.
 
Sadly perhaps, we the American elders, must say to ourselves and to you, our children, as Saint Paul admonishes us all, “now that I am a man, I have set aside the things of a child.”
 
Youth and the desire for Liberty and Freedom never lose their allure and Mr Jefferson will always be mine, and your, most ardent, and faithful, of lovers.
 
Youth tossed aside today, and, dreary as it sounds, we come to discover that there simply must be governors on our liberty for the public good.
 
Mr. Rockefeller and his Standard Trust are offered as example.
 
Mr Rockefeller was Liberty run amok.
Run Amok.
 
To suggest, as I did myself in youth suggest, that there is no such thing as too much Liberty, is to remain forever a Peter Pan~~A Jeffersonian child prince.
 
To the New American Jeffersonians of The Tea Party Patriots and related branches of their tree, I here say, yes, there is such a thing as too much Liberty.
 
Mr. Rockefeller’s case is on point as he was the crowning exemplar of Jeffersonian Peter Pan Idealism.
 
Mr. Rockefeller was simply better, smarter, quicker, more industrious, more aggressive, more ruthless, than all the other men of his time.
 
No teacher would ever tell you that Mr Rockefeller was the personification of giddy Jeffersonian Liberty.  And yet, he most indubitably, was so.
 
Mr. Rockefeller was Mr Jefferson, in the flesh.
Mr. Rockefeller was Peter Pan, made man.
Mr Rockefeller was The American Tea Party Ideal Man come down from the heavens~
Absolutely Free.
Absolutely unfettered.
Absolutely at his Liberty.
Absolutely rambunctious.
 
My friend, Mr Hedrick Smith, author of Who Stole The American Dream, of which all here read and make good note, and ever himself juvenescent, hastens here to inform both myself and this audience, that there were such men as can justly be called “good robber barons.”  
 
Mr. Smith cites Mr. Henry Ford to make his point and I say, point well taken, Mr. Smith.
 
Having conceded that Mr. Smith, and oddly so for Mr. Smith, The American Tea Party and its tributaries, are on the same page here, as are Peter Pan Himself, and our ever-young, Mr Jefferson.
 
Yes, Mr Ford was Liberty run amok, and yes he was yet a swell fella.
 
I suggest to Mr. Smith and to The American Tea Party and feeding streams of thought, that Mr Rockefeller’s Standard of Ohio Supreme Court case is the more poignant here, than is Mr Ford, as, Mr Rockefeller, better demonstrates the societal result when there is no brake, no governor, on Liberty run all amok.
 
Further so, that Liberty run amok crushes Herself.
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Her very self.
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Crushed.
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That cannot be Just.
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Likewise so, Unjust, to have a societal construct that thirsts for Liberty first now and always, is Liberty run all amok.
~
 
Such a construct is wrong because it is unjust.
 
Hence, Justice must be our clarion call.
 
Justice must come first.  
 
A Just society, is necessarily, a Free society.
 
A Free society, is not necessarily, a Just society.
 
The demands of Justice supersede that thirst and that hunger, for Liberty.
 
Liberty and Freedom, appropriately, quench and sate that thirst, that hunger, in all mankind.
 
As Liberty and Freedom are the stream of thought that refreshes and nourishes man, that stream itself is refreshed and nourished by Justice.
 
To The New American Tea Party Patriots, to the Libertarians and all their cousins, friends and far distant relations, to Mr Hedrick Smith and all, I say:
 
Seek first Lady Justice and, on finding Lady Justice, you shall also have~~
 
Liberty Herself ~~
 
For your Just dessert.
 
God Bless all here and their families.
 
I am, and will remain always yours,
 
Jack Begg~~
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    ~~La crema y nata~~

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    ~~Artista de la conquista~

     

     
     
    ~~In sunshine and in shadow~~I hold tight to the Republican view of time and money~~I write night and day~~yet~~while impecunious~~I am vastly overpaid~~in that taking pay to do what I love is unfair~~to my employer~~in a fair system~~under such circumstances~~I should pay him~~not he me~~I am far, far too old a man to be sexually confused~~praise Jesus~~but I am yet young enough to be politically confused~~is anyone not~~in an absolute sense~~I am a Catholic Royalist~~in a practical sense~~I am a Classical Liberal~~a Gaullist~~a Bonapartist~~an American Nationalist  Republican~~in either sense~~my head is soon for the chopping block~~to hasten my interlude with Madame La Guillotine~~I write without fear~and without favor of~any man~~ 
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    Non Sibi~~
     
    Finis Origine Pendet~
      ~~Κύριε ἐλέησον~~

    Rejoice and Glad!!

    Amen~~

     

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“It is indeed interesting that our Lord never praised those who sought freedom apart from justice. Never did He say: “Blessed are they who hunger and thirst after freedom,” but “Blessed are they who hunger and thirst after justices,” and “Blessed are they that suffer persecution for justice’s sake, for theirs is the kingdom of Heaven.” Let us, then in the name of God, stop talking about freedom until we decide why we want to be free; let us, when the world has gone mad with freedom alienated from the law of God, unfurl the flag of justice – then we shall be free: “Seek ye first the kingdom of God and His justice and all these things shall be added unto you.” 

~ Fulton J. Sheen, A Declaration of Dependence, 1941, page 52.~~

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Bishop Sheen is most kind to remind the Americans this Church Sunday morning, at our Lenten time, ours and His Quadragesima, that a thirst for justice, must appropriately, precede, guide and define our concentration on securing freedom~

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The Americans say they want the kingdom of liberty but they don’t want God in it~which is unjust~~

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Johnny Cash sang a wonderful song~The Wanderer~part of which goes~”I stopped outside a church house where the citizens like to sit~they say they want the Kingdom~but they don’t want God in it.”~~

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America today suffers a dreadful catharsis~The Americans are terribly sad, lonely, skittish and afraid~everyone knows it~we try to ignore~but it follows us everywhere~

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We too want the Kingdom but we don’t want God in it~

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Today a friend sent a note from Bishop Sheen which, as Bishop’s works ever do~remains very poignant this very morning~despite having been penned now 80 years on~~

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Bishop asks~~and adroitly answers this question~

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Is There Hope in A Perilous World?”

“We are living in perilous times when the hearts and souls of men are sorely tried. Never before has the future been so utterly unpredictable; we are not so much in a period of transition with belief in progress to push us on, rather we seem to be entering the realm of the unknown, joylessly, disillusioned, and without hope. The whole world seems to be in a state of spiritual widowhood, possessed of the harrowing devastation of one who set out on life’s course joyously in intimate comradeship with another, and then is bereft of that companion forever. … God came. And He came to set men and their world right with God – not only their hearts and their souls, but their businesses, their secular affairs, their governments, and their all. How did He do it? God solved the social, political, and economic problems of the world not by enunciating a new economic system; nor by instructing man in the ways of supply and demand; nor by a great piece of research which revealed the many aspects of their problem; nor even by giving to the world a formula for finances, trade agreements, armaments, slavery, imperialism, or war. He saved it from its ills by being born as a Babe in the insignificant village of Bethlehem.”~~

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Citation~~FULTON J. SHEEN, THE PRODIGAL WORLD, THE REBIRTH OF A WORLD, 1935. [THE FULTON SHEEN GUY]~~

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~~Our reflection for today, brethren is just this and no more~~

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Liberty absent Justice is

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Neither free~~

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Nor just~~

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Jesus in the desert in His Quadragesima

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    The principal need in America today is~~financial and industrial De-Globalization~~to facilitate the promotion of the possibility for the average man to get and keep a good job with good benefits paid by the employer~~as was done not very long ago.~~
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    ~~Bene Nati, Bene Vestiti, Et Mediocriter Docti~~
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    ~~La crema y nata~~

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    ~~Artista de la conquista~

     

     
     
    ~~In sunshine and in shadow~~I hold tight to the Republican view of time and money~~I write night and day~~yet~~while impecunious~~I am vastly overpaid~~in that taking pay to do what I love is unfair~~to my employer~~in a fair system~~under such circumstances~~I should pay him~~not he me~~I am far, far too old a man to be sexually confused~~praise Jesus~~but I am yet young enough to be politically confused~~is anyone not~~in an absolute sense~~I am a Catholic Royalist~~in a practical sense~~I am a Classical Liberal~~a Gaullist~~a Bonapartist~~an American Nationalist  Republican~~in either sense~~my head is soon for the chopping block~~to hasten my interlude with Madame La Guillotine~~I write without fear~and without favor of~any man~~ 
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    Non Sibi~~
     
    Finis Origine Pendet~
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    Rejoice and Glad!!

    Amen~~

     

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