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3.30.2008

Missing dad

It’s a bit different when you’re the one earning your own spending money. As a kid, it was very easy for me to big my dad for luxury vacations but now, I am about his age when I started bugging and it’s a bit difficult to let go of hard earned money. Of course, life is a lot difficult now compared to before. But still… I guess, I am different from him. I am an economist. I know the value of money. He’s not! – Kiddin… :-D

3.26.2008

Hillary, You lied... Hahahaha!


I have repeatedly observed that politicians, when confronted by overwhelming opposition, tries to create foreign enemies that their people can unite against, with them leading the fight. Thaksin (sounds like taksil –traitor) and Abe did it. Hillary Clinton is now on her second attempt.

Very unsure at the possible ending of her battle against Obama, she first tried to get more brownie points by talking against outsourcing. As we all know, the lazy and the mediocre (there's a lot of them) are blaming the outsourcing policy of a lot of companies for their being unemployed. Very recently, she portrayed herself as an action hero dodging sniper fire in Bosnia. A video file of the event showed that there was absolutely no such thing that ever occurred. I doubt if there was ever one in her entire term as a first lady.

Dodging grass as a 70’s hippe, maybe.. but never was she centered in the crosshairs of a rifle. Give credit to snipers. They trained long and hard to earn their statuses as hit men.

Even with eyes closed, even I will never miss those big eyes.

Anyway, the Hillary stunt reminds me of a Philippine politician who boldly made a declaration but when confronted by the press said, “I lied, Hahahaha!”

Hillary, contrary to your excuse, you were never mistaken. Nobody ever forgets the details of a life and death experience.

You lied, plain and simple. Just like your husband who declared that he never had sex with Monica… What was his explanation again? Whew!

What a minute.. was it an NGRI* moment?

NGRI*: Not Guilty for Reason of Insanity

3.23.2008

Excesses of the rich

I remember a plumber telling me about the gold bathroom faucets that they installed in one Middle Eastern palace. Guards were watching them the entire time, making sure that they will not take any of the bathroom faucets. Well, I have heard before that excesses can be fatal. I’m not sure if it has been proven to be true at this point. Stories about the rich burning money still abound and there are no signs of it coming to an end.

Clean Air

The increasing level of emission in our roads today makes it more and more difficult for people to live a healthy life. It won’t be long before air purifiers become required gadgets before building permits can be issued to any establishment. Of course, there’s hope. All these hybrid vehicles that are being invented somehow offer an alternative to the future of our environment. Let’s hope that it becomes a commercial reality before things become too late.

3.20.2008

OPTIMIZING POSSIBLE BENEFITS


Ashley Dupree may also opt to put up her own website with Adsense, direct ads and instead of publishing her song via syndication, she can opt to directly sell it on her site. That way, she can get all of the$0.99 per download. Those who download the song through directbuy will only need to click on her paypal button to be able to do that. If Dupree doesn’t know how to do it, I can run the site for her.

3.19.2008

Poor Ashley Dupree


The trend has become too common. Madam's and hookers causes breakups and career downfalls, tells all, makes a lot of money and lives happily ever after. Well, this lady is not that lucky, at least for now.

Ashley Dupree (pls read my past posts) was recently offered a million dollars by both "Girls Gone Wild" and "Penthouse" for her nude poses and probably, a tell all. However, The former withdrew its offer after finding a young Dupree in its archives. Girls Gone Wild now intends to make money without the $1 million in talent fees. It hasn't been reported if Penthouse will do the same.

The Chinese likes to say that where there is diversity, there is opportunity. It’s probably wise for this young lady to capitalize on her popularity but doing things cleanly. The process should start with seriously considering alcohol and/or drug rehab. Her Girls Gone Wild videos make suspect the need for some cleansing. Other than that, she can reopen that MySpace account and put back that $0.99 /download song. If it gave her $200,000 within a few days, she can probably make a cool million from it. That should be enough for a new beginning.

My Home Gym

Last weekend, we settled for the new type of exercise equipment for our house – a bike. It has the standard speed meter, timer and other normal features. But what I like most about this one is the body mass index, pulse and heart rate monitors that enabled me to save on a similar gadget that actually costs more than the stationary bike itself. Now, that’s a good buy.

3.13.2008

Will you pay $4,000 to be in bed with her?


Spitzer did!

The governor who went after people with outrageous salaries actually paid in excess of $4,000 just to be in bed with her. That's probably much more than the daily wages of most of the people that Spitzer ran after.

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IT'S ALL OVER AS MR CLEAN DECIDES TO COME CLEAN

After locking himself up and conferring with his high profile lawyers and some close confidants, Governor Eliot Spitzer decided that the best course of action is to resign. As it (resignation) was being announced, those threatened by his tough actions to clean up Wall Street responded with happiness. There were reports that some of them even popped champagne to celebrate the end of his term.

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3.12.2008

SCANDAL SWALLOWS SLEAZY SPITZER!


People say that "success and power has its own sex appeal" and yet, this man still had to pay a lot for it.

The very powerful and promising governor of New York, Eliot Spitzer, a 48-year-old married man with three teenage daughters, built his political fortress upon the platform of good governance and reform. He went after what he perceived were shady practices and overly generous compensation while paying top dollar to a prostitution service. On Valentines eve, he spent thousands of dollars on a call girl named Kristen at a Washington hotel.

Reports didn't mention if he ever spent close to that much for his wife or daughters, the day after. In addition, Spitzer is also reported to have had past transactions with Kristen and already had accumulated enough "Frequent flier points" and "Preferred customer status" that he was given a permanent customer ID "Client 9".

After being exposed by government tax investigators, he made an apology and hoped that everything will quietly end. However, calls for his political demise are starting to become strong. The battle will probably reach higher levels as his enemies are expected to capitalize on the incident.

For the meantime, he probably should start giving his daughters more generous weekly allowances.

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3.10.2008

Swithing to HD Tech?

I also noticed that my supplier is now stacking on a lot of HDMI splitters. Oh my, does that mean that I am so outdated? I’m still stuck to my old DVD players and 2 year old flat screen TV. I will be needing to spend a lot just to be able to upgrade to the new HD technology. Next year, perhaps...

Am I missing a lot in terms of quality entertainment?, maybe not. What I don’t know won’t hurt me.

The new Asus EEE

There’s so much hype about the new portable Asus 9” laptop that I passed by my computer shop last weekend. Well, it’s handy alright but I will probably recommend it as a piece to be taken for travels. It’s small enough to fit into a small bag and that way, you can have it attached to your body all the time. Laptop theft will probably be reduced once travelers start using this piece.

3.09.2008

Vacation Ideas


My dad asked for vacation ideas and I queried for his preferences. I have my own ideas but the senior citizens may have something totally different from mine. Well, he said that he wanted some golf in the morning and a nice leisurely lunch. I proposed that he uses Branson rentalsfacility and be on his way. The place has everything.. Golf, fishing, nice houses, good food and fresh air. It’s all there.

3.07.2008

To each his own

There are people who have the knack for excelling online. They have fun playing with or without their friends and even rack up a lot of money from it. Well, gaming is not for everybody and most certainly, it is not for those who don’t have self control. But for those who do, I see nothing wrong with betting a bit of money as a way of having fun. Look at it this way, some people spend a thousand dollars over a bottle of rare wine (that they will finish in an hour) while there are those who throw $1~$200 within two hours by playing online.

For those who derive thrill and enjoyment that way, online casino reviews are good them. It allows them to know what some people think about multiple sites thereby enabling them to choose the best playing fields for them. Some say gambling is bad. I say it always depends. It depends on how much he/she gambles in relation to how much disposable money they have.

3.06.2008

MONEY MONEY MONEY!

Yahoo has just released its list of the world's wealthiest men for 2008. This year, the investment guru Warren Buffet reclaimed the top spot from his friend Bill Gates of Microsoft, who went down to number three. The 2nd spot goes to Mexican telecom tycoon Carlos Slim HelĂș.

In another article, the richest stars under the age of twenty five were identified as follows: The Olsen twins, Hillary Duff, Lindsay Lohan, Paris Hilton and Ashley Simpson. For the complete list of the 100 richest celebrities, please click here.

For the meantime, here's the list of the biggest rockstars in the world's wealthiest.


The Top 20
1. Warren Buffett
2. HelĂș Slim & Family
3. William Gates III
4. Lakshmi Mittal
5. Mukesh Ambani
6. Anil Ambani
7. Ingvar Kamprad & Family
8. KP Singh
9. Oleg Deripaska
10. Karl Albrecht

11. Li Ka-shing
12. Sheldon Adelson
13. Bernard Arnault
14. Lawrence Ellison
15. Roman Abramovich
16. Theo Albrecht
17. Liliane Bettencourt
18. Alexei Mordashov
19. Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Alsaud
20. Mikhail Fridman
Click here for more of the World's Billionaires

3.03.2008

85 YEARS OF TIME MAGAZINE


Founded by Briton Hadden and Henry R. Luce, this magazine published its first issue on March 23 1923. This publication is one of those that provided its readers more value than the money they paid for.

Congratulations!

3.02.2008

Home Economics 101

With my home space feeling a bit cramped at times, I am thinking of buying a tv wall mount that will free up decent space in my living room. The contraption doesn’t cost much and I am able to increase the precious real estate spaces in my abode. Rearranging the furnitures should be fun and at least, my place will have a new look.

Well, that’s economics. Efficiently utilizing scarce resources to satisfy my wants.

Amen!

Politicians...

The only way that the political parties are ever going to make me attend these conventions is for them to hold it in Las Vegas. They can make me listen to an hour or two of speeches and after which, I will be taking naps in one of the famous Vegas rooms. With so many politicians forcing fake smiles to win our vote, they got to make it bearable for us to vote for them. Just being sarcastic. It’s election year, you know!

HOW TO PAY TAXES


There are only a couple of permanent things in this world- Death and Taxes! Everything else changes. Here's a collection of articles to help the tax payer avoid getting into trouble with the tax bureau.

Good luck!

3.01.2008

Top 2008 Fuel Economy Faves


Being a supporter of environmental causes, this site features related developments.

Fuel efficient automobiles have been mentioned a few times in the past and should more come out in the future, we shall also be praising them here. Despite this site's strong belief that the global auto industry's effort in helping reduce emissions and the world's dependence on fossil fuel, we are nonetheless commending them for at least coming out with environmentally friendlier cars.

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