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Floyd Mayweather Jr., Mark Cuban and Michael Mason on Patriotism

» 20 September 2011 » In Guide » 5 Comments

Floyd Mayweather Jr., Mark Cuban and Michael Mason on Patriotism

Best quote by Floyd Mayweather Jr. during Floyd Mayweather VS Victor Ortiz Post Fight Interview:

(Start watching at 17:00)

“It’s so crazy. I am in America. The country that I represent, the Red, White and Blue.

I make money in America.

I feed the American citizens, I feed the people that are less fortunate in America.

Even when I make it rain, I am still throwing money to Americans!.”

The Most Patriotic Thing You Can Do by Mark Cuban

Bust your ass and get rich.

Make a boatload of money. Pay your taxes. Lots of taxes. Hire people. Train people. Pay people. Spend money on rent, equipment, services. Pay more taxes.

When you make a shitload of money. Do something positive with it. If you are smart enough to make it, you will be smart enough to know where to put it to work.

I don’t care what anyone says. Being rich is a good thing. Not just in the obvious sense of benefiting you and your family, but in the broader sense. Profits are not a zero sum game. The more you make the more of a financial impact you can have.

I’m not against government involvement in times of need. I am for recognizing that big public companies will continue to cut jobs in an effort to prop up stock prices, which in turn stimulates the need for more government involvement. Every cut job by the big companies extracts a cost on the American people in one way or another.

Entrepreneurs are needed to create and grow companies to absorb those people in new jobs. If entrepreneurs don’t create those jobs, the government ends up having to spend more money to help them one way or another.

So be Patriotic. Go out there and get rich. Get so obnoxiously rich that when that tax bill comes , your first thought will be to choke on how big a check you have to write. Your 2nd thought will be “what a great problem to have”, and your 3rd should be a recognition that in paying your taxes you are helping to support millions of Americans that are not as fortunate as you.

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And his response to his article:

MARK CUBAN: “Any Budget Plan That Is Longer Than The Current President’s Term Is A Crock Of ****”

These are not meant to be researched items. These are “streams of consciousness” from the conversation yesterday’s post created.

First some housekeeping. I DO NOT like paying taxes. In fact I hate to throw good money after bad and the way our federal government spends money is rarely good. HOWEVER, I think that this country has created unique opportunities for entrepreneurs and paying taxes is a small price to pay. In fact, as I wrote yesterday, I’m proud to pay taxes on the rewards I have EARNED through my efforts in the business world. Taxes are not a bad thing, mis-allocation of the money we all contribute is.

So what can be done? Here you go:

1. Transparency.

It had been promised often and never delivered. If there was transparency in our budgets and the actual spending of our dollars, down to the nickel. Someone has to see it and approve it. If they can see it, US citizens (with the exception of classified defense spending) should be able to see it. The value of transparency is that we would benefit from the collective brain power of the American people who would be able to provide us in depth education and information.The power of the people at its best. Sure there would be tons of misinformation as people play the traditional partisan games, but I think that websites that take apolitical approaches to the issues will emerge that we could follow.
With complete transparency we could have our own online Super Committee to look for the best places to cut costs and improve efficiency. Without it, we are at the mercy of a “Super Committee” formed purely to make politicians happy.

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How do I show my Patriotism?

Well, besides giving back to the people, traveling the world, swooping fly girls and representing America in the best way possible?

I get my Custom Suits now made in The USA.

We need to make a return to elegance if our country is going to get out of this mess.

Click Here for The G Manifesto’s Free Gentleman’s Club Report

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The Rest is Up to You…

Michael Porfirio Mason
AKA The Peoples Champ
AKA GFK, Jr.
AKA The Sly, Slick and the Wicked
AKA The Voodoo Child
The Guide to Getting More out of Life

http://www.thegmanifesto.com

James Brown – Living In America – Rocky Balboa and Ivan Drago

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Jewelry for Mom

» 24 February 2011 » In diamonds, Guide, Luxury, money, Style, Travel » No Comments

Jewelry for Mom

Bogotá, Colombia –

One of the greatest aspects of living The International Playboy lifestyle is there are times when you have tons of excess liquid capital. (Side note I: Being an International Playboy is great work…if you can get it).

And the best thing to do with that excess liquid capital?

Buy Bottle Service and glittery Ed Hardy Shirts.

Just playing, the best thing to do is take a break from the frenetic nightlife of Zona Rosa and Parque 93 and is buy Jewelry for MOM. (And of course, Giving back to The People).

Since I so happen to be in Bogotá, Colombia, that jewelery is going to consist of Emeralds from the world famous Chivor Mine. (Side note II: It is easy to get ripped off if you don’t know Emeralds. Thankfully, I don’t happen to fall into that camp).

You should do the same. MOM deserves it.

Her smile and the joy that you bring her easily pays for itself.

Click Here for The Thank You Economy by Gary Vaynerchuck

The Rest is Up to You…

Michael Porfirio Mason
AKA The Peoples Champ
AKA GFK, Jr.
AKA The Sly, Slick and the Wicked
AKA The Voodoo Child
The Guide to Getting More out of Life

http://www.thegmanifesto.com

vallenatos – Olvidala – Binomi De Oro

Melcochita – Madre

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What Does a G do on New Years?

» 11 January 2011 » In Food, G Manifesto, Guide, Style, Travel » 7 Comments

What Does a G do on New Years?

Excellent question.

I passed out at 10pm (probably my earliest night of the year). New Years to me is just an arbitrary day that has no more or less significance than any other day of the year and is probably the one night of the year you can guarantee I won’t go out (especially if I am in America). No need to see more glittery shirts and skinny jeans than normal.

So what did I do on New Year’s Day?

I woke up early, Entered The Dragon and Gave Back to The People.

(Again, I actually do this type of stuff periodically. I don’t talk about it much, because I am not looking for any “credit”, but I thought it would be a good idea to let the Younger G’s out there know how to get down.)

After helping out the homeless and the less fortunate I did some last minute errands to get ready for a trip – south of the border, which happens to be where I am at now.

Perfecto.

In other news, analysts at Deutsche Bank raised their view of Coeur d’Alene to buy from hold with a 12-month price target of $54 a share as they become more bullish about the stock amid rising silver and gold prices.

CDE finished up over 13% today.

Decent.

The Rest is Up to You…

Michael Porfirio Mason
AKA The Peoples Champ
AKA GFK, Jr.
AKA The Sly, Slick and the Wicked
AKA The Voodoo Child
The Guide to Getting More out of Life

http://www.thegmanifesto.com

Minnie Riperton ~ Reasons

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Nigel Benn, Gerald “The G-Man” McClellan and Giving Back to The People

» 31 August 2010 » In Boxing, People » 1 Comment

Nigel Benn and Gerald “The G-Man” McClellan and Giving Back to The People

The Best of Nigel Benn:

Gerald McClellan Tribute

If you have some dough burning a hole in your pocket, give it to:

Gerald McClellan Trust

Other good spots to flow money to:

J/P Haitian Relief Organization

EarthEcho International (BP Oil Spill)

The Rest is Up to You…

Michael Porfirio Mason
AKA The Peoples Champ
AKA GFK, Jr.
AKA The Sly, Slick and the Wicked
AKA The Voodoo Child
The Guide to Getting More out of Life

http://www.thegmanifesto.com

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