Daily Archives: 09/05/2011

Two Performances – 47 Years Apart – The Diamonds

Two Performances – 47 Years Apart – “The Diamonds”

The Diamonds topped the charts in 1957 with “Little Darlin”

………………………..  47 years later ……………………….

In 2004 the original members were invited to sing in Atlantic City to sing for “Magic Moments – The Best of 50’s Pop”. (PBS)

Do we need defined hours of work any more?

Do we need defined hours of work any more?

By Sep. 2, 2011, 10:04am PT   Comments
By now, most people who work in the developed world have gotten used to the idea that the old nine-to-five routine is gradually becoming a thing of the past; plenty of people have shifts that start and end at different times, or they use job-sharing and other forms of flex-time.
Some don’t even have traditional jobs at all any more, thanks to the evolution of the “gig economy” and the increase in freelancing. All of which raises a question that seems even more appropriate with Labor Day around the corner: Are defined hours of work an anachronism that’s holding us back? Or is the freedom to work whenever we want something still reserved for a select few, and/or a trap that causes us to work more rather than less?   Continue reading

Mayor Hazel McCallion of Mississauga Ontario Canada

Out and about in the City of Mississauga with Mayor Hazel McCallion

Mississauga is located on the western border of Toronto, Ontario Canada. Formed in 1974, Mississauga is now recognized as Canada’s 6th largest and fastest growing major city with a population of 729,000 residents representing cultures from around the world.

Mayor Hazel McCallion has been the only Mayor of Mississauga since it was established in 1974.   She has been re-elected 11 times.  Her approval rating is usually about 80-90%.  This video was filmed in 2009 when she was 88 years old….   she is now 90 and going strong

Mississauga is DEBT FREE!!!!!!   With $700M  in reserves. Amazing!! Continue reading

Chinese govt advise gold buying – why? What is their plan?

The Chinese govt advise gold buying – Why? What is their Plan?

Transcript of video

Let’s face it, why else would a govt want its people to save in gold?
The Chinese govt have been advising the people of China to buy gold, even going so far as to produce television programmes explaining the benefits and logistics of doing so.
 As we know from experience, the ability to print paper, and credit, money by fiat is a privilege held dear by governments – not something they wish, or can generally afford, to let go of.  The Chinese govt are not, generally, renowned for kindness to their population so there MUST be a payoff perceived by China for the future.

I wonder if the Chinese govt are going to, at some point, allow minting of gold into high-value coins denominated in their currency.  Continue reading

Gaddafi gold-for-oil plans behind Libya mission

Gaddafi gold-for-oil, dollar-doom plans behind Libya mission

More speculation has been raised on the reasons for NATO’s intervention in Libya. As RT’s Laura Emmett reports, the organisation may have been trying to prevent Gaddafi from burying the American buck.

The International Monetary Fund claims that Colonel Muammar Gaddafi has stored 143 tons of gold worth four billion pounds at the Libyan central bank under the dictator’s direct control.  The question now is  “Where is the gold?”

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