Diamonds and Oil

Diamonds may be a woman’s best friend but it is not a man’s. The average engagement ring costs over one thousand dollars. Many women will break up a relationship if their lover could not afford the ring. This practice has been going on for over two hundred years since diamond deposits were discovered in South Africa. Diamonds are plentiful and they would cost less than two hundred dollars a carat if the price was not determined by a greedy diamond monopoly. But there is good news on the horizon. A Florida based company has discovered a way to manufacture a perfect diamond for only ten dollars a carat. They will be on the market within six months. They are called: Gemisis Stones.The diamond industry is under threat of going bankrupt because the Gemisis Stone is undetectable from the real diamond. Soon even an unemployed lover will be able to afford an engagement ring.

Fortunately for the users of oil there is no monopoly that controls its cost. The laws of supply and demand determine the price of a barrel of oil, otherwise we would be paying whatever the suppliers demanded. But ever since oil deposits were discovered in the Middle-East radical Arab politicians are trying to control and monopolize its output. The British made sure this would never happen by creating friendly Arab governments in the region. Now the radical Arab politicians are on the warpath again and attempting to create a greater Iran that would own the oil fields. If they are successful Iran would become the richest nation in the world and they alone would decide what the price of oil would be. If that happens most Americans will be riding bicycles instead of cars. No American in his right mind would want his government to allow an oil monopoly to be established in the Middle-East Owned by Anti-American Radicals.

Presidential candidate McCain is a war hardened veteran who has been fighting all his life to protect American interests. He has suffered five years in enemy captivity after being shot down while flying a combat mission. Having him as the leader of our great nation will assure us that Americas superior position in the world will never be compromised. There are voters that would rather ride bicycles then have us battle to keep the oil fields in friendly hands. But most Americans will fight before having to give up their automobiles. That is why McCain will be our next president.

Melvin Polatnick

Diamonds Make The World Go Round

Diamonds do really make the world go round, as the old saying says. When on a construction site all is on pause until the man with the diamond drill bit saws through that steel beam or whatever, nothing is going anywhere. This amazing creation from the furnaces of hell inside earth, or the lightning strikes of a benevolent and loving God. We prefer that last part much better. and if so, God surely loves parts of Australia, and a vast swath of northern Canada, up where the diminishing polar bears roam.

So as the ice melts, and the real bears starve, Canada has proudly placed a baby polar bear on the butt of each diamond, from us to you. ‘Tis true. What else can we do? What is different with the newly found diamond mines in north Canada is that God, or the fiery heat of hellish inner earth brought these diamonds to the surface in a smaller cluster size than those of Africa. There will likely be no Hope diamond from Canada, but really, who cares? For you and I and the world, the freakish fact that was soon realized about the new diamonds from Canada.

That is, when the Canadian diamonds are dug out, they tend to fall apart into almost ring size perfection. And this cuts down waste and valuable time of diamond cutters who do their best to cut down a too large diamond and break it correctly. Many a slip betwix the blade and the diamond has occurred, raising the net costs of diamonds to us. And what is more, the reducing supply of world diamonds had led to much illicit blood diamond trade from Angola, where each area warlord has laid land mines to protect his diamond turf, causing mutilation and death to farmers and travelers.

Until humanity and civilized order prevail, those are what are called blood diamonds, and men in alley ways in Antwerp still exchange diamonds for guns and blood. Not so in Australia or Canada. In the frozen rocky northern Canada, any skulker would stand out, and Sergeant Preston of the Mounties would soon have him cornered, faithful sled dogs chewing at his legs.We can’t remember who the police of Australia, but he would be just as efficient and also get his skulking man. Down there, it would be in fiery heat, so no sled dogs, perhaps a kangaroo.

Kangaroos apparently box with their feet. So kit bag, billabong, off to jail we’ll go waltzing, Matilda. Sled dogs and a boomerang will do it right for us. Not a land mine in the land. Nicer diamonds, no blood. Just two bad boomers in jail, one too hot, one too cold. We make him run to the outhouse when it hits 50 below. No land mines, but there is still an occasional live polar bear out there. And they are quite hungry. Now that would be nature’s way of revenge about blood diamonds. Send that blood dictator Mugabe guy up here, he could feed a mother polar bear and her cub for a week. Finally serve the dear mother earth in a worthy way.

But a final comment on these new Canadian smaller less expensive diamonds more easily on the net. I have four grown daughters, each of whom took the usual, figure skating, horse back riding, Irish or Scottish folk dance. And we spent many hours in stores for fancy costumes, which usually involved sequins and fancy elegance. Either mom would have, or not, the time to add extras to the costume before the big performance. And what occurs to me was that was twenty years too late to now, where net sites for diamonds now have sections on “loose diamonds”.

Loose diamonds are those too small for rings or other jewelry, other than as backdrop for a central larger diamond, gemstone, ruby or a family heirloom. But for a family now, it would be affordable to be that person with a small bag of loose diamonds, so sew on, or have the shop sew in, these “sequins” to your angels elegant winning show piece to her winning ways. And that thought makes me smile, how decency and humanity can prevail. The size of the diamond determines it’s price per ounce, and the little ones are on the bargain table on many sites.

Not on the downtown jewelry store counter, not yet by a far measure. But you can sit back at home, skip the traffic accident, make a cup of tea. Settle down and gaze around on your net. You can fairly bet, are trusted polar bear and kangaroo diamonds, at all range of lower prices. Bid low, they are for you.

Derek Dashwood enjoys noticing positive ways we progress, the combining of science into the humanities to measure politics and use and wise use of power Loose Diamonds

A View of Paris Hilton

Paris Hilton, born on 17th February 1981, heiress to the Hilton empire, model and co-star of hit TV show “The Simple life”:

Sex Video? Check. Blonde hair? Check. Lots of money? Check. Welcome to route one to launching a celebrity career. Paris Hilton’s famous “one night in Paris” video seems to have done little to harm her career. Is this perhaps due to the artistic night vision camera work that seems to take its influence from “Silence of the Lambs”? Or perhaps its down to the fine acting?

It is easy to stereotype Paris Hilton as a rich blonde airhead with all the personality and charm of a Skoda. Whilst Paris certainly isn’t the next Mother Teresa nor is she the next Jenna Jameson. Apart from her video Paris is famous for appearing in TV series “The Simple Life.” The premise of this show is that two rich girls learn what it is like to live with “ordinary” people whilst having their credit cards and other luxuries taken away. To be fair to Paris she doesn’t show the obnoxious arrogance that you would expect from a rich girl. She does demonstrate a certain charm and humility. In doing so she gets her audience believing she is just an ordinary girl after all. The social faux pas she makes are generally more down to naivety than malice. Although she seems harmless you get the impression that the show is just a game to her and she is playing all the time. Would Paris go back and work on a farm if she weren’t being paid to be there? Probably not. Perhaps then this is social awareness born out of financial greed.

The problem is that Paris knows that no matter what happens her fortune won’t go away she can always fall back on it. Its like swimming in the sea when you’re little and you know your dad is just a few metres away ready to save you if you falter. That safety net is ever present and removes the risk out of a lot of what Paris does. She will let herself be subjected to working on a farm but knows ultimately that show will end and she will go back to her mansion. The worst thing that could happen would be that the show gets panned. An ordinary person who makes a mistake at work risks getting fired and that affects their livelihood and their existence.

People always noted that Princess Diana was always down to earth when you spoke to her and treated you like you were her equal rather than her subject. This always annoyed me. Why shouldn’t Diana treat you with respect? You ARE just like her. She’s just a person. When your existence is so financially cushioned and the only thing people expect is for you is to be to be humble and kind its not that hard. It is harder to be kind when you don’t have the cards stacked so heavily in your favour. Having these traits when you are rich and famous might make you appear extraordinary in the world of celebrity but it does not make you an extraordinary human being. Humility and kindness are a bare minimum for being a good person what ever your background rather than special trait to be demonstrated when you are rich.

There is something quite sickening if you think about it about shows like ‘The Simple Life’. There was once a J-Lo song called ‘Jenny from the block’. If you don’t know anything about J-LO you will know that she is famed for having a big entourage and making ridiculous demands when she “sings” live. Anyhow, in the song Jenny from she sings ” don’t be fooled by the rocks that I got, I’m still I’m still jenny from the block, I used to have a little and now I have a lot, no matter where I go I know where I came from.” Now excuse me but a person whose diamonds probably cost the price of the average persons wage package singing about how humble she is whilst she’s lying on a on a yacht with Ben Affleck is slightly repugnant. Its like someone sipping champagne and eating caviar whilst talking about drought and famine in Africa. “I’m there for you African children don’t worry… mmm this caviar is lovely.”

Ok, people are famous, ok, they are rich but this kind of thing seems to be like flaunting your success in peoples faces and saying on the other hand I’m just like you accept me! That’s the problem with things like the simple life. It’s an illusion. Money made J- Lo sing about being a girl from a Bronx rather than her apparent “humble girl next door persona”. Money put Paris Hilton on that farm not some deeper love of working class people. Credit to Paris for standing on her two feet but in many ways she is just a symptom of celebrity culture. A victim of her own background. She could have just done nothing with her life and sat on her fortune. Instead she tried to make her own money .Ironic then that by showing she was like you and me, she just get richer, securing her financial affairs so she will never have to be seen mixing with any of our working class people again! Thanks. No really.

Jon C is an independent journalist for SEO tool and magazine http://www.dawjee.com

Diamonds, Gemstones, Lumps of Coal – Another Strike at the Dragon’s Soul

This news to China is another diamond of the moral lessons from God or pure living, or Buddha himself. The way we live, is the way we die. Buddha had a following not because what he said, but how he lived such a holy serene life as no other holy man of his time. And while this diamond of a gentle man lived a simple life, and like Socrates in the west, merely answer questions with a question, and go inside his bliss.

Which what another diamond of a human being has just done, and informed the world, and his host China, he may miss th parade. For he fears for his health if in his race he proceeds, for he is long distance runner, for which lung power much needs. Of all of the athletes, the long race will be won, by he who runs fastest, and sucks air through his lungs.

However, in Beijing, each visit, he fears for his life. For the air is so filthy many have masks on their faces as day seems like twilight. And for this champion to win, he must train there with might, to know the terrain, every up and down site. And by the time of the races, and parades and speeches now complete; he is not sure if he would have lungs left to stand on his feet.

So on Olympics and torches like the Disney Parade, with lights and sights to marvel, all through each day. Are we to use candles, or masks and a lamp, to watch each runner still standing cough over that ramp? When the best mice from heaven start leaving the boat, it is time for a make over, or swamp in the moat. The Forbidden Palace is bloated, and very confused. How to get rich, be Communist, not confused by the rules.

Poor Communist China, on it’s way to get rich, still keeps controls like a female with puppies, our snarling great bitch. Take Tibet, and Sudan for oil. Tibetans who make trouble could be shipped to Darfur, in exchange for that oil. Gone Tibetan, such trouble, now peopled with Hans. Hans is also Chinese, as German, but who could so tell? 1939 soldiers named Hans in helmets marched from Paris to Moscow. Times change, people earn to love and forgive. French now hug Germans: how grown up is that?

Except up in Tibet. Here, the 2008 Hans are more golden and they come from the coast. And they take over Tibet, each Han soldier can boast. Bump baton upon skull of Tibetan in robes. Only way to teach them, our great culture here in droves.

Meanwhile, back in Beijing, they wonder if they were to close down the coal burning factories around Beijing as long as guests were in town. It could be as in America in that horrible three days after 9/11 when all air traffic was shut down. The skies of America became blue. Not every other coal burning factory and all our exhaust SUV could make the sky gray. We may not have noticed, but science sure did. Meanwhile a billion Chinese want to fly to Rome for the fall.

And that kerosine driven airplane creates a fake heavenly sky as it leaves a jet trail wover a clear blue sky. That serene implication of that white cloud is a lie. It is kerosine spittle, that when it rains, falls on you and I. So I think science would agree with this stink: we might be more health by far, if they left the toilets open to fall. At least good for the gardens, we can handle crap as we get it at work. But if they could find a way to put a diaper on the rear of that jet engine air bus, they could stop it from wet potties, of kerosine onto us.

Take the new jet super trains that, like veins through our bodies, encircle the earth. Get the coal dust technology information to all. And until jets can get off kerosine, take the clean train, and marvel at the Great Wall of China, under blue skies, on your way to Rome. So fascinating, as with the French jet on rails, keep your eye on the castle in the distance.

For if you look down, you are soon sick and dizzy. You are flying. At ground level. Those whizzing bushes by the track give you more information than you need, for an enjoyable quick tram trip from London to Delhi, and then on to Seattle and New York. But if you do happen to walk outside in the air, wash your hair, take care, the airplanes have been out there. Not a diamond among them, flying kerosine lumps of coal, being rude on us down there.

Raindrops of kerosine are falling on my head, but I’m not dead, so what do I care? Nobodies there, so keep on rolling through the sky, until we all die, those coal burning lamps are coming back, Jack, you go with the flow, what do you know, it’s a blazing good show, the hotter it gets the less that you know. And us red ants seek black ants where ever they go. Unforgiving Gods or Allahs brought to us in anger and hate. If only, if only, or is hope way too late? No. God is not finished with one life human yet.

Until we can be wise like Buddha, whose wise followers were surely those three, who allowed God to allow them to be a the birth of Christ Jesus. Buddha’s last day among life, was in his mid eighties, for those days a great age. He and his loved ones all enjoyed a simple meal, they meditated together until Buddha was gone. His meditation took him to Heaven, Nirvana, as they say. In bliss and harmony, golden rules in full play.

Derek Dashwood enjoys the combining of science into the humanities to measure politics and use and wise use of power and how it is shown at It’s Her Diamond, Let Her Pick