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OK,  I’ll admit I was a bit in shock when President Obama was re-elected. From all I understood about America, Capitalism and free enterprise, Obama wasn’t the man for the job. So now what do I do? Bellyache? Whine? Point fingers at others? Well, maybe I did a bit of that. But after a while...

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The Tao: Curiously Familiar

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Reading Dr. Wayne Dyer’s: Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life: Living the Wisdom of the Tao.

Richard Uzelac on Tao, Buddha, and Jesus Christ

Pukua with frame by Benoit Stella alias BenduKiwi

Actually my wife and I read it every morning with coffee, then we try to apply what we read during the day. It has become a tradition. we are on the 36th chapter and thus 36 days in a row of doing this.

There is something nice about doing something like this with Alexandra. It is a tradition and a habit now. Just that is a blessing of sorts.

Back to the book, the book is very thought provoking for both of us. It is about the Tao written 25 centuries ago by Lao Tzu, at least the version mentioned in the book. The Tao, from what I gather, is the natural flow of the universe. Taoism I believe sees the natural flow actually flowing through all humans. When we act in accordance with the Tao, all is well, it is as it should be. When we apply restrictions to it and try to control it, then all sorts of issues erupt. So the main thrust is to be ‘In the Tao’ and flow through life.

The ‘Curiously Familiar’ aspect of the Tao is that this Tao is in all of us, that we are born of the Tao, and we go to the Tao upon death. This reminds me, as a Christian, a believer in Christ, of his most profound statement to me, “The Kingdom of God is within You.” I always loved this statement. It means so much to me. It takes the power out of the hands of the Churches, Priests, Popes, et al, and puts it in your hands. God, Heaven, it is all within all of us. We all know what is right, what is correct. It is deep within our being our cells, atoms. We simply need to open ourselves up to God and let it flow through us.

I see this ‘flowing naturally’ in Buddhism, and it’s probably in dozens of other Religions and Teachings as well. The ‘Curiously Familiar’ line of continuity here gives me hope we are all on this path together and there is hope for us all, someday.

 

Richard Uzelac

Best Year in the Stock Market Since 1996! Something seems to be working…

Posted by Uzelac | Posted in Rich Uzelac, Richard A Uzelac, Richard Alan Uzelac, Richard Allen Uzelac, Richard Uzelac, Richard Uzelac CEO, Richard Uzelac Conservative, Richard Uzelac Death, Richard Uzelac Design, Richard Uzelac Entrepreneur, Richard Uzelac Facebook, Richard Uzelac GOiMarketing, Richard Uzelac Health, Richard Uzelac LeadWolf, Richard Uzelac Love, Richard Uzelac Marketing, Richard Uzelac Marketing Optimizer, Richard Uzelac PA, Richard Uzelac Peace, Richard Uzelac Racing, Richard Uzelac RealityTech, Richard Uzelac Realtor.com, Richard Uzelac RealtyTech, Richard Uzelac REZN8, Uzelac, Weight Training by Richard Uzelac | Posted on 26-12-2013

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Just noticed that the stick market has been up for this past year, 2013, better than it has been in a single year in almost 20 years! Why is that? What’s going on? You got me. I have no idea why it is so much better. Maybe whatever the government is doing, is working? Maybe there is a Bi-Partisan effort in Capital Hill that is slowly cooperating for the benefit of our economy.

A couple of Richard Uzelac’s Unauthorized Guesses:

1. Companies have parred their staff down due to the recession and are now lean and mean and able to make a true profit.

2. The real estate market has taken a big hit but seems back on a roll and that is fueling the economy.

3. The Obama Administration is letting business do it’s thing and the results are positive.

4. Small companies like mine have cut expenses as much as possible and are able to hire people again. We’ve recently brought on an Intern, converted him to part time, then just converted him to full time.

5. Macro Economic forces are simply going through their cycles and the time to buy and reinvest is upon us.

Richard Uzelac’s Prediction: 2014 will be a great year! Small business ‘finds a way’ to make a profit and keep their doors open. Expectations are smaller these days and keeping the doors open and the people employed is a big win, at least it is for this business owner!

God Bless America!

 

Richard Uzelc

Richard Uzelac: Elephants, let’s save them.

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We need to save the elephants to help evolve and enlightened humans. We need to save them for future generations of humans, and of elephants. We need to save them because we can.

Elephants are the largest surviving land mammals on the planet. They are the largest species on earth since  the  Indricotherium.

Alas, the Indricotherium’s huge 18 ton mass will never be seen by another human. The Humans of their time just didn’t have the tools to do anything but kill them. While it is obvious that we have become better killers in the last 25 million years, have we grown as humans?

There’s a group that have consistently helped the plight of the African Elephants: Save the Elephants   http://www.savetheelephants.org/ and their new site: Elephants in Peril:  http://www.elephantsinperil.org/

Helping this cause won’t make you richer or cooler, but you will get a bucket load of good Karma to offset all the wrong things you did.

 

Cheers, Richard Uzelac

 

Richard Uzelac: Libratarian, Fiscal Conservative Republican on Obama’s Re-Election

Posted by Uzelac | Posted in Ayn Rand, Obama, Politics, Rich Uzelac, Richard Alan Uzelac, Richard Allen Uzelac, Richard Uzelac, Richard Uzelac CEO, Richard Uzelac Conservative, Richard Uzelac Death, Richard Uzelac Design, Richard Uzelac Emmy Award Winner, Richard Uzelac Entrepreneur, Richard Uzelac Facebook, Richard Uzelac GOiMarketing, Richard Uzelac Health, Richard Uzelac LeadWolf, Richard Uzelac Love, Richard Uzelac Marketing, Richard Uzelac PA, Richard Uzelac Peace, Richard Uzelac Racing, Richard Uzelac Realtor.com, Richard Uzelac RealtyTech, Richard Uzelac REZN8, Richard Uzelac SEO, Romney, Uzelac, Weight Training by Richard Uzelac | Posted on 05-12-2012

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Richard Uzelac BlogOK,  I’ll admit I was a bit in shock when President Obama was re-elected. From all I understood about America, Capitalism and free enterprise, Obama wasn’t the man for the job. So now what do I do? Bellyache? Whine? Point fingers at others?

Well, maybe I did a bit of that. But after a while we all as American’s must bow to the will of the people, and the will of the people elected their representative: Barack Obama.

So where does that leave all of the rest of us that didn’t vote for him?

We move on.

We are still all the creators of our dreams. We are still individuals that can make our dreams come true in what is still the greatest country on Earth.

So conservatives, go and make a profit in this brave new world. There are those that say it is now easier to be financially successful in Obama’s America. With so many on the government dole, so many employed by the government, it leaves free enterprise a somewhat uncrowded space for the next bright entrepreneur. Think about it.

In 1979 I took a bus from the east coast to the west coast in the winter. Once I got there I hitchhiked around Southern California. An older gent in a new Lincoln MK5 Bill Blass Edition (ok, I know cars.) picked me up one day. It was the nicest car I had ever been in. The guy was a success. He had started two magazines: Skateboarder and Surfing magazines, or ones of similar names. He told me something I never forgot. He said, “Richard, come out here to California and make whatever you want out of your life. If you can just keep away from drugs and alcohol and apply yourself, you will be a success.”  He went on to say most of the youth in California were lazy goofballs that failed to create a plan and focus on success. He said if I did that, I would be a success. You know what, he was right.

Flash forward to 2012 and I say the same to all of you young people and not so young people out there. With so many focused on entitlements and handouts these days, your competition is much less. Your opportunities are vast.

So go forward and prosper Conservatives. Uphold your own values and create your own lives. Be a beacon by example for the misguided masses. May your life prove your values.

Richard Uzelac

Richard Uzelac’s Take on the Election: Vote for Romney/Ryan, they understand Capitalism. Obama wants Socialism

Posted by Uzelac | Posted in Ayn Rand, China, European Union, Lynch Mob Mentality, Obama, Politics, Rich Uzelac, Richard A Uzelac, Richard Alan Uzelac, Richard Allen Uzelac, Richard Uzelac, Richard Uzelac CEO, Richard Uzelac Design, Richard Uzelac Entrepreneur, Richard Uzelac GOiMarketing, Richard Uzelac Health, Richard Uzelac LeadWolf, Richard Uzelac Love, Richard Uzelac Marketing, Richard Uzelac Marketing Optimizer, Richard Uzelac Peace, Richard Uzelac Realtor.com, Richard Uzelac RealtyTech, Richard Uzelac REZN8, Richard Uzelac SEO, Romney, Uncategorized, Uzelac | Posted on 15-10-2012

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As we wind down the election process and head down the final straight to pick our next President, I have decided to give my pick.

Romney/Ryan

Why? They understand business. They respect small business. Romney knows the only way for a Capitalist country to survive is to build up businesses so that they can hirer more people and build up their employees so that those employees can pay taxes to help fund the Federal, State, Local governments. Done, end of story.

Socialism doesn’t work. It is watered down Communism. It robs Americans of the will to work, the will to succeed, the will to truly live.  Squeezing the 50% of Americans that pay taxes for even more taxes, not only is unjust, it builds a divide, a resentment between the Earners and the Burners in America. I fear this may be a violent issue someday if we continue toward Socialism as Obama is doing.

But what about the Poor? First, there will always be Poor in any society. Stop believing that everyone is equal and that everyone is well adjusted and capable of success. It is not true. Some people wouldn’t succeed if you gave them a million dollars, a paid house, cars, education, everything! They’d still manage to mess it all up and end up back on welfare or the streets.  Does this mean us Capitalist just ignore them? No, I don’t feel that way. I help the poor and needy with charity and donations. Most well adjusted people with any kind of monetary success do the same. We are all free to do the right thing and help our fellow man.

But what about minorities? Don’t they deserve Affirmative action, Welfare, a leg up? No. In a free society all men and women have opportunity. The problem with the Welfare, Affirmative action mindset is it accomplishes the exact opposite of what it portends to do: Raise people up. These programs just continue the stereotypes and promotes the less motivated to become even less motivated at bettering themselves.

War: War is hell. We should only go to war if we are threatened by Evil. I believe we never build friendships by going to countries, taking them over and then trying to be their buddies. If a man’s father was killed in that war by the USA, that man will grow up hating the USA, no matter how many ‘good’ things we do for that country. I think we should pull out of Afghanistan and concentrate on our own country for a while.

Deficit: This is a long journey, long after Romney’s 8 years in office, the deficit will remain, but if there is reduction along the way, if it is going better for us and is being reduced, that will give Americans hope and it will be true change.

New World Order: Of course there are powerful people in the world that want the USA cut down to size, Obama included. He’d like this proud country on an even playing field with Belgium, France, Spain, and Greece. They’d like all of us workers making less with less freedoms looking up at the Federal Government for all our needs. These people of power can be stopped however, by vocal and active true Patriotic Americans willing to vote and be civilly active to preserve our great Union.

Regardless of who we elect, Americans must unite and let our elected officials know we still cherish the values and work ethic that made this country great.

 

Richard Uzelac, CEO of RealtyTech Inc, GOiMarketing Inc, Insurance Web Pros Inc.

 

Democrats and Republicans: So Many Shades of Grey

Posted by Uzelac | Posted in Al Jazeera, Ayn Rand, Obama, Politics, Rich Uzelac, Richard A Uzelac, Richard Alan Uzelac, Richard Allen Uzelac, Richard Uzelac, Richard Uzelac CEO, Richard Uzelac Design, Richard Uzelac Emmy Award Winner, Richard Uzelac Entrepreneur, Richard Uzelac GOiMarketing, Richard Uzelac Love, Richard Uzelac Marketing, Richard Uzelac PA, Richard Uzelac Peace, Richard Uzelac Realtor.com, Richard Uzelac RealtyTech, Richard Uzelac REZN8, Richard Uzelac SEO, SEO, Uzelac | Posted on 06-08-2012

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I had an email conversation recently with a friend, more of an acquaintance actually, but someone I truly respect and admire. the tone went sour quite quickly and it made me a bit surprised and a bit sad.

 

The Back Story:

If I had to label myself I would be a:  Fiscally Conservative, Libertarian, Capitalistic, Free Market kinda guy. I believe people work for what they have. I believe the Federal Government should defend the nation with a strong military, defend the borders from invasion, mitigate interstate disputes, and build cool monuments to American that we can be proud.  Beyond that, the Federal Politician is to follow the demands of their constituents, not the other way around. The people who elect him or her should have their voice heard and followed up upon, period.  The Politicians would need to provide a transparent view of all tax revenues and how those revenues are being spent. I think any major allocation should be approved by the people. The politicians need to be held to the fire to provide justification for every item they spend the public’s money on.

My friend is a very caring bright guy. He believes most conservatives are a bit self serving I suspect. (I agree here, but what other way is there? Everyone is self serving.) He believes the elected officials should have autonomy to do good for the people. He believes in freedom of choice, but he believes also that the government has the right to control certain aspects of life, more forced involvement.

So here is where I stand:

Abortion: I think abortion is killing. I think conception equals life and that abortion kills that human life. But, I don’t believe the government can control what a woman does with her body. It hurts me to think I am supporting abortion, which I am not, but I don’t want Big Brother to force a woman to see that abortion is killing. This is a tough one for me, but that is where I stand. I would put a limit on first trimester abortions and outlaw as murder, any abortion after the first trimester.

Gays: Non-issue, what two adult people decide to do of their own free will is none of anyone else’s concern.  There are so many issues in the world that demand more attention than this. Why do people need to control others to such an extent? It never works.  I’m a Christian, a tolerant, loving Christian that believes in redemption and that Jesus loves us all and he wants people to decide for themselves to walk a righteous path: But they must decide themselves.

Muslims: I know a few Muslims that are some of the kindest, most honest and truly great people I’ve met, and I’ve met some scary Christians, and vice-versa: Scary Muslims and Good Christians. Even though the Koran pushes conquering all other religions, most Muslims don’t feel this way I would expect.  In America we follow Constitutional Law, everyone. If you break the law you pay the penalty, no exceptions for any religion.

Illegal Aliens: Simple, the Federal government is to protect the borders. If someone comes over illegally, then that’s illegal, duh.

Taxes: Everyone, I mean EVERYONE above the poverty line needs to pay a set tax. Corporations need to pay their fair share, percentage of profits after expenses. There must be a way to do this.

Back to Democrats and Republicans.  I think they are basically the same, the politicians that is. They all have egos, all want to be in charge, all stuff their cabinets and committees based on favor and debts owed and not on merit. So therefore, they are basically the same.

 

So, my friend out there, I think we are not too far off. Hopefully we can find a common ground at our level, if not, how will this nation ever find common ground in Washington DC?

Richard Uzelac, Photographer

Nice Proud Trees in the USA

 

Richard Uzelac

 

 

United States Soon to have Highest Corporate Tax Rate in the World

Posted by Uzelac | Posted in Ayn Rand, European Union, Internet Marketing, Penn State Football, Rich Uzelac, Richard A Uzelac, Richard Alan Uzelac, Richard Allen Uzelac, Richard Uzelac, Richard Uzelac CEO, Richard Uzelac Death, Richard Uzelac Design, Richard Uzelac Emmy Award Winner, Richard Uzelac Entrepreneur, Richard Uzelac Facebook, Richard Uzelac GOiMarketing, Richard Uzelac Health, Richard Uzelac LeadWolf, Richard Uzelac Marketing, Richard Uzelac PA, Richard Uzelac Racing, Richard Uzelac Realtor.com, Richard Uzelac RealtyTech, Richard Uzelac REZN8, Richard Uzelac SEO, SEO, Uzelac, Water and Health, Weight Training by Richard Uzelac | Posted on 01-03-2012

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Hi Friends,

I came across this article in the www.AmericansForTaxReform.com website by way of the www.DrudgReport.com  website. I just had to copy and paste it into my blog.  I don’t usually do this but I am including for attribution and linkbacks so I think it’s fine with all.

One Month to Go Until We Have the World’s Highest Corporate Tax Rate

Just one month from today, the United States will have the highest corporate income tax rate in the developed world, surpassing Japan.

CLICK HERE to join the fight to stop Obama’s out of control massive tax and spend agenda.

Just one month from today, Japan will lower their corporate income tax rate from 39.5 to 35 percent.  When they do so, the United States will officially have the dubious distinction of possessing the highest corporate income tax rate in the developed world, a federal/state integrated rate of 39.2 percent.

To put that in perspective, the average in the developed world (OECD) is only 25 percent.  Our six major trading partners–Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom, Japan, Germany, and France–will all have a lower rate than we will have.  As a result, capital and jobs will continue to flow overseas, rather than staying here to create jobs, increase wages, fund pensions, invest in new business, or grow nest eggs.

Country Corporate Income Tax Rate
United States 39.2%
OECD Average 25%
Canada 27.6%
Mexico 30%
Japan 35%
Germany 30.2%
France 34.4%

President Obama last month proposed a plan to raise net taxes, but in the process lower the U.S. corporate rate to about 32 percent.  That simply isn’t worth it.  In exchange for a jobs-killing net tax hike, the Obama plan would still leave us with a tax rate higher than the OECD average, and higher than all our major trading partners except Japan and France.  No thanks, Mr. President.

[New Book: Debacle: Obama’s War on Jobs and Growth and What We Can Do Now to Regain Our Future]

Read more: http://www.atr.org/one-month-worlds-highest-corporate-tax-a6748#ixzz1nuEl3DYI

From Richard Uzelac: I want to pass along my condolences to Andrew Breitbart's family. Andrew fought the good war and took no prisoners. I wish I were as brave as he.


The American People: the most important Candidates in the election

Posted by Uzelac | Posted in Obama, Politics, Richard Uzelac CEO, Richard Uzelac Emmy Award Winner, Richard Uzelac Entrepreneur, Richard Uzelac Facebook, Richard Uzelac GOiMarketing, Richard Uzelac Health, Richard Uzelac LeadWolf, Richard Uzelac PA, Richard Uzelac Racing, Richard Uzelac Realtor.com, Richard Uzelac RealtyTech, Richard Uzelac REZN8, Richard Uzelac SEO | Posted on 01-02-2012

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Can you feel it? Can you feel a more active and politically aware and rational populace awakening? The power hungry and the power brokers can put the players in place, but finally I feel an American People are awakening with eyes wide open. I think the politicians and Big Banking sees it too. So, even if the powers that be shoehorn another puppet into place, that puppet better beware. The American People are fed up with the Fed. The time is ripe for a government by the people, for the people and of the people.

I am reticent to use the word ‘People’ as for my generation it speaks of ‘Red’ and ‘Communism’ and ‘Collective.’ That is the furthest meaning I want to instill. My ‘People’ are an intelligent and vocal formation of INDIVIDUALS that want to see change for their own vested interests. The people that create the businesses that drive the American and world economies and the hard working people they employ are the ‘People’ I speak of. These are the true creators in society.

Morton Friedman once said only businesses create jobs, create wealth and move the society forward. I believe he is right. If you haven’t read anything about Morton Friedman, I suggest you do, it is worth the effort. If these ‘People’ that create wealth and work hard for their own interest band together, no matter who is elected, that person will be held accountable and he will need to do the ‘People’s’ bidding if he wants to stay in office.

Who are not the ‘People’? Some, not all, are those that live off the backs of the true workers in society, Unions and their leaders, those on welfare because they lack the courage to work, the Government employees that work the system and offer little to no value to the ‘People’ that pay their inflated bloated salaries.

I worry less these days the the parasites in society (Looters)will prevail and continue to support puppets like Obama and most of Congress. The ‘People’ will be heard and the creators of wealth and the workers that want to do best for themselves and their families will not let the Looters prevail. And even if they do, if Obama is reelected and our debt to our children grows over $20,000,000,000,000, their system is not sustainable, and after it all collapses, the Creators and the People will start over once again to rebuild a glorious and righteous nation.

Richard Uzelac