One of Brian’s Favorite Quotes
A strong body makes the mind strong. As to the species of exercises, I advise the gun. While this gives moderate exercise to the body, it gives boldness, enterprise and independence to the mind. Games played with the ball and others of that nature, are too violent for the body and stamp no character on the mind. Let your gun therefore be the constant companion of your walks.”
— Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826)
Encyclopedia of T. Jefferson, 318 Foley, Ed., 1967)
RBS Axes Another 600 Bankers As Regulation Hurts Business (RBS)
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The cuts during Royal Bank of Scotland keep coming. According to Reuters, RBS is laying off 618 employees from a financial formulation section — bringing a sum cuts given a financial predicament began to approximately 36,000.
RBS cited imminent law as a reason for a cuts:
RBS, 82 percent owned by a government, pronounced a jobs would go as a outcome of new UK manners requiring sell financial products such as assets and investment vehicles to be sole by some-more rarely competent staff and charged a fee.