Posts Tagged: money

War and Peace

“The object of government in peace and in war is not the glory of rulers or of races, but the happiness of common man.” -William Beveridge Advertisements

War and Peace

“The object of government in peace and in war is not the glory of rulers or of races, but the happiness of common man.” -William Beveridge

Deomocratic worship

“Democracy is also a form of worship. It is the worship of Jackals by Jackasses.” -Henry Louis Mencken

Deomocratic worship

“Democracy is also a form of worship. It is the worship of Jackals by Jackasses.” -Henry Louis Mencken

The cost of democracy

“As one digs deeper into the national character of the Americans, one sees that they have sought the value of everything in this world only in the answer to this single question: how much money will it bring in?” -Alexis

The cost of democracy

“As one digs deeper into the national character of the Americans, one sees that they have sought the value of everything in this world only in the answer to this single question: how much money will it bring in?” -Alexis

The cost of the world

“Labour was the first price, the original purchase -money that was paid for all things. It was not by gold or by silver, but by labour, that all wealth of the world was originally purchased.” -Adam Smith

The cost of the world

“Labour was the first price, the original purchase -money that was paid for all things. It was not by gold or by silver, but by labour, that all wealth of the world was originally purchased.” -Adam Smith

Wrap your arms around this

In a surprising move today, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has decided to drop Greco-Roman wrestling from the Summer Olympic games.     My initial reaction was that this was a joke.  Why would wrestling, one of, if not the original sports

Wrap your arms around this

In a surprising move today, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has decided to drop Greco-Roman wrestling from the Summer Olympic games.     My initial reaction was that this was a joke.  Why would wrestling, one of, if not the original sports