Wednesday, February 28, 2007


"Even though Exxon Mobil's profits declined by four percent during the last quarter of '06, they still set a yearly profit of $39.5 billion, which is an all-time record for any U.S. company."

--The Boston Globe, February 1, 2007

"When a country is well governed, poverty and a mean condition are things to be ashamed of. When a country is ill governed, riches and honors are things to be ashamed of."

--Confucius, Chinese philosopher, 552 BCE