Believe it or not, people on this planet once shopped with a sharpened stone bound to a long stick.
Before cash and credit cards folks used to provide for their..
…needs with conviction and courage.
Albeit, as man became more and more socially intertwined with one another, conviction and courage waned, and was eventually superseded by “artful deceit and greed,” and/or,
..what in today’s world is known as political strategies.
According to Webster: “strat·e·gy,” (in context) n., pl. A plan of action intended to accomplish a specific goal.
In 1775 a group of courageous American patriots gathered to develop a strategy to create a new nation.
After somewhat of a dustup with King George the third, the colonies claimed their sovereignty and folks headed west to seek opportunity and fortune.
With the nature of man being what it is, ..some folks brought their dreams to the world…
..while others find a day at the lake more rewarding.
According to Webster: re·ward·ing,” (in context) Something that offers an individual satisfaction or gratification.
Not everybody is meant to build a bridge or play a piano, nor in the course of human events, (as history demonstrates), ..is an individual deserving, simply because he or she was born.
According to Webster: “de·serv·ing,” To be worthy of; merit.
As terrible as it might seem to some, with the “exception” of Popeye’s friend wimpy – if you want a hamburger, you have two choices, – you can raise a steer, plant and harvest a field of wheat, (to make bread), cucumbers, (to make pickles), tomatoes, lettuce and onions, (for garnish) and make your own, – or you can go to McDonald’s and buy one.
The McDonald’s Corporation is a Fortune 500 company with a market value of $96.91 billion. (Source, Forbes.com).
..and McDonald’s like any successful business, did not reach its level of success without turning a profit…
..and all the things that money can buy,
..from red shoelaces to concept trucks by…
Walmart’s Advanced Vehicle Experience Concept Truck.
Video – Watch and enjoy!
If you work for Walmart, this vehicle was paid for with your wages, and/or, (more correctly), your lack of wages.
However that’s not the point, the point is mister Sam Walton, by the sweat of his brow, ingenuity and perseverance, built a business that “employs more folks” worldwide, (excluding the military), than the U.S. government.
A parting thought to ponder; …
Capitalism puts money in the working man’s pocket, ..while governments remove money from the working man’s pocket.
A President bent on establishing socialism/communism in America – is not a President; …
“of the people, by the people, or for the people,
..but rather completely the opposite!
Truth forges understanding, I’ll be back…