Someone Asks Whats Your Excuse With Billionaire Beginnings Pic, Gets 15 Real World Replies

Just like all the other ‘isms,’ capitalism relies on some form of indoctrination to survive. We are taught from a very young age about the rewards of succeeding at school, working at a steady job, buying plenty of stuff, eating processed foods and just believing that life is a competition to amass as much wealth as possible. As long as the theoretical possibility of starting from scratch to make one’s own fortune exists, the idea is that people will continue to work hard and chase it, despite the increasingly vanishing odds. To keep the dream alive we need role models, and in our times these are often people like Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Jeff Bezos. These ‘self-made’ billionaires are …

5 things to know for February 13: Border deal, Chapo, North Korea, jobs, deadly food

(CNN)Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day. Still don’t know where to take that special someone? Maybe a trip to one of the world’s most romantic places will do the trick. Here’s what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get “5 Things You Need to Know Today” delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.) President Trump said he’s “not happy” with the border security deal struck by negotiators in Congress. And he’s not the only one frowning on the agreement, which falls far short of the $5.7 billion Trump originally demanded for a border wall. Some of the most conservative and liberal members of Congress have problems with it, too, but they’re …