Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Mind On My Money And My Money On My Mind

I've told this story before, but years ago I was at a hotel bar in Palm Springs, half overhearing the conversation of the people at the next table. They were some species of "government contractors" and were basically discussing their good fortune over expensive cocktails. The phrase that jumped out at me was, "Katrina happened, and then everybody got rich." Presumably the were getting paid $50 a pop to truck in water bottles or similar (I actually have no idea).

But they were makers, not takers.