Today’s Phrase for Latin Lovers

Rex in Regno suo superiores habet Deum et Legem.

The King in his Realm hath two superiors: God and the Law. -- Henry Care (1646-1688) on English liberties and the Magna Carta


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A Message to Day of Ragers

Fools have chosen to “occupy Wall Street” today, a Saturday, a day on which these financial wizards are apparently unaware that the financial markets and businesses they are protesting are not open.

It’s actually wrong to call these people “fools.” They are nefarious and dangerous. Using the guise of promoting democracy, this group’s associates aided the takeover of Egypt by the Muslim Brotherhood. There will be no democracy in Egypt as a result.

Some bloggers are digging around in the tracks of the “US Day of Rage” and finding clues that George Soros and Wade Rathke (of ACORN and SEIU) may be lurking in the shadows and pulling the strings.

Here’s my simple message to the Day of Ragers (and it’s one that Soros himself has lived by):

Greed is good.

The point is, ladies and gentleman, that greed, for lack of a better word, is good. Greed is right, greed works. Greed clarifies, cuts through, and captures the essence of the evolutionary spirit. Greed, in all of its forms—greed for life, for money, for love, knowledge—has marked the upward surge of mankind. And greed, you mark my words, will not only save Teldar Paper, but that other malfunctioning corporation called the USA. Thank you very much.

Greed is good. Learn it, love it, live it.