I’m buying some more CSPLF today at $5.25 if I can get it – it fell sharply on a largely unfavorable court ruling yesterday, but owns a lot of natural gas in Canada. If you can REALLY afford to lose this money, and aren’t already over-exposed in speculative energy stocks, it might be worth a look. [Usual caveats apply: I am terrible at this; you must NEVER borrow to invest (which means never investing if you run credit card balances or might need the money if the roof starts to leak); you would do better just investing in index mutual funds; patience has to be your middle name.]
And now back to more important matters.
Gregory Lawton: ‘What could be better than having Osama bin Laden tried by an Islamic court and executed for his horrific crimes according to the Islamic law that he professes to revere?’
☞ Give me a minute . . . nope – can’t think of anything. Well, unless he could be executed twice.
Iris Cantor lost her husband and virtually all the employees of his firm, Cantor Fitzgerald, that occupied five high floors (I think it was five) in the World Trade Center. Here is the quote she chose for the memorial ad she placed in the Wall Street Journal:
‘When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love has always won. There have been tyrants and murderers and for a time they seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall – think of it, ALWAYS.’ – Mahatma Gandhi
A Marine’s Mom Speaks: Click here.
Quote of the Day
It turns out that advancing equal opportunity and economic empowerment is both morally right and good economics, because discrimination, poverty and ignorance restrict growth, while investments in education, infrastructure and scientific and technological research increase it, creating more good jobs and new wealth for all of us.~Bill Clinton
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