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Tuesday, 13 November 2012

Wise words from a reverend which the left just cannot understand.

Written by the Reverend William John Henry Boetcker but has, in the past, been wrongly attributed to Abraham Lincoln.

  • You cannot bring about prosperity by discouraging thrift.
  • You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong.
  • You cannot help little men by tearing down big men.
  • You cannot lift the wage earner by pulling down the wage payer.
  • You cannot help the poor by destroying the rich.
  • You cannot establish sound security on borrowed money.
  • You cannot further the brotherhood of man by inciting class hatred.
  • You cannot keep out of trouble by spending more than you earn.
  • You cannot build character and courage by destroying men's initiative and independence.
  • And you cannot help men permanently by doing for them what they can and should do for themselves.
Boetcker also spoke of the "Seven National Crimes".

Thursday, 8 November 2012

Patents, Smartphones, UKIP Rising, and Home problems


I have been following the patent infringements between Apple, Samsung, Google and Microsoft and know, for a fact, that these large companies file hundreds, if not thousands, of patents each month, whether they intend to use them or not.

I suggest a new rule regarding patents. This is that a company loses their patent if they don't actually use it in a product within twelve months. This would make sure that this ridiculous merry-go-round stops and companies only file patents which they honestly intend to use.

Home Deliveries

It is very bad that companies still give an eight our delivery slot for a home delivery. Supermarkets and Majestic wines manage to give a two hour slot.

Many people are at work during the week and have to lose a complete days pay to be home for a delivery – which is often more than the cost of the product they are purchasing.

Amazon use several couriers but their best one s DPD. These people send you an email just after 8am stating a one hour delivery slot during the day. Their van is loaded, a route has been set out, and sending the email is entirely automated. They have never missed their slot yet with me.

Why can't other companies do this. Well done DPD.