Warren Buffett has to be one of the most remarkable men in the world I do believe. He has tremendous insight, a great smile, and just brilliant in his life and achievements. A man who has lived well, loves books, solitude and is quick on the draw to open his pocket and pay it forward, and also with tremendous insight and not afraid to take a stand.
Yes, I would love to sit with this man, to hear his stories and to grow from his wisdom over a cup of coffee or many in my life.
And yes, I do believe that he could fix things in a quick hurry in regards to the man made fear mongers who hold onto their anger in Congress while giving themselves a raise forgetting that they work for US.
This fiscal cliff that has elevated fear, worry, stress while pitting people against each other and tea against wings and beliefs and political parties titles rather than people who set egos aside and work together as the Creator intended for the greater good of all people.
This man made cliff of sorts taken to the last seconds and beyond while folks are counting pennies and cannot re-finance their homes because they are upside down since the housing boom of 04′ tanked when all the flippers came and went … and now everyone sat and worried themselves sick through the holidays.
Yet a deal has been struck and Cantor and what’s his name are sulking and planning the next ways to attack and defend the grand ole party of hatred in the big building where our lives hang in the balance of greed and hatred rather than learn to get along for the benefit of the USA and her people.
I do not understand that mentality, never have never will.
Yet Warren Buffet could talk sense to people.
And yes he has talked eloquently, and still the email that has circulated below has been said by snopes to be not so true!
if it were all true, and if we could rise up and let our voices be heard as one people, standing together, forgetting those damn party lines, but only standing as Americans with one mission.
Reminding Congress that they work for US and we did not give them a raise, nor will we.
Then perhaps Warren and the pieces of this email that he really said would play out and we could fix this thing, we could relax, the stress of everyday life and those who don’t sleep well at night would once again enjoy their sleep.
a big word I do think
we would embrace this new year with Hope, with intention rather than resolutions, but intentions to be a part of the solution rather than add to the problems with photo shop pictures perpetuating hatred or negativity.
we would send letters to those who are stopping bills/stopping forward motion to senators, to congress to those who do not stand and support our USA and call for an end to the division of those who claim this country.
WE are the people.
people do not like it here anymore,
they have to display that angst in their voices and actions against the sitting President against the people that are trying to make our country better,
maybe it is time to move.
WE MUST EMBRACE COMPASSION
in order to do the Creator’s work.
There is not room for hatred in God’s country.
This is the email that is circulating
and yes while Snopes says it is not all true,
much of what was said in that interview with Mr. Buffett is true,
he could fix this
and more importantantly
many who are sitting in that Congress need to give up those fine benefits and live like the rest of us, and go home.
Warren Buffett, in a recent interview with CNBC, offers one of the best quotes about the debt ceiling:
“I could end the deficit in 5 minutes,” he told CNBC. “You just
pass a law that says that anytime there is a deficit of more
than 3% of GDP, all sitting members of Congress are ineligible
The 26th amendment (granting the right to vote for 18 year-olds)
took only 3 months & 8 days to be ratified! Why? Simple!
The people demanded it. That was in 1971 – before computers, e-mail,
cell phones, etc.
Of the 27 amendments to the Constitution, seven (7) took one (1) year
or less to become the law of the land – all because of public pressure.
Warren Buffet is asking each addressee to forward this email to
a minimum of twenty people on their address list; in turn ask
each of those to do likewise.
In three days, most people in The United States of America will
have the message. This is one idea that really should be passed
Congressional Reform Act of 2012
1. No Tenure / No Pension.
A Congressman/woman collects a salary while in office and receives no
pay when they’re out of office.
2. Congress (past, present & future) participates in Social
All funds in the Congressional retirement fund move to the
Social Security system immediately. All future funds flow into
the Social Security system, and Congress participates with the
American people. It may not be used for any other purpose.
3. Congress can purchase their own retirement plan, just as all
4. Congress will no longer vote themselves a pay raise.
Congressional pay will rise by the lower of CPI or 3%.
5. Congress loses their current health care system and
participates in the same health care system as the American people.
6. Congress must equally abide by all laws they impose on the
7. All contracts with past and present Congressmen/women are void
effective 12/1/12. The American people did not make this
contract with Congressmen/women.
Congress made all these contracts for themselves. Serving in
Congress is an honor, not a career. The Founding Fathers
envisioned citizen legislators, so ours should serve their
term(s), then go home and back to work.
If each person contacts a minimum of twenty people then it will
only take three days for most people (in the U.S. ) to receive
the message. Don’t you think it’s time?
THIS IS HOW YOU FIX CONGRESS!
Keep your feet planted on solid ground,
then you will not have to worry of all the drama, the negativity when someone like Boehner talks about the fury of the cliff and falling.
Or a Cantor is not what a horse does and shows such beauty but in actuality is a jack ass doing what they do at the expense of others.
Tea bags are for cups of hot water, then their use is done.
It is time for people to stand arm in arm together… Parties are places you go, they are time limited, you go to have fun.
Haters hate, that is what they choose to do.
Oh imagine the places we can go and the things we can do
GOD BLESS THE USA
and those serving our country
and our President and his family
Walk in Beauty
I just love Warren Buffett or did I mention that already?