Thursday, October 20, 2011

WallStreet fun facts ;D

Nice little video Dave Drasheff sent me (oh, he's part Russian in heritage btw..)
The music is a bit roll-your-eyes but it's still pretty good.  What it seems to come down to is, again, "Where's my free stuff?  I don't want to work, I just want my free stuff because other people were successfull, not me." 
Here's an example of what they want:  Mommy tells both boys to clean their room and they'll get an allowance.  Boy 1 decides not to do it so Boy 2 has to clean both rooms.  Mommy pays both boys. 

Here's some juicy CIA facts on the matter:
With a grain of salt on it, it is from the CIA after all, I did not calculate the GINI coefficient, our poor vs. wealthy variance is ranked 39th worldwide.  Not that disparaging.

Some current suburbs of Cuba and Russia based on what these people want.

Cuba surburb current.  Want to see more like this?  Click here:
All the nice archetechture is pre-1950s.  Pre-communism.

Here's some of Russia:

No one ever managed to ride the ferries wheel. It remains one of the most irradiated parts of Pripyat since the disaster, making it still dangerous today, 22 years on.”

Be advised a LOT of people still live in THIS village.

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