Sebelius Replacement Shut Down Parks And Monuments

Katherine Sebelius’ replacement has Democrats pulling out what little hair they have left on their collective heads after learning the Obama Admin tapped the same woman responsible for ordering parks and monuments closed during the government shutdown..

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When the Sebelius resignation was announced, the White House indicated it would nominate OMB Director Sylvia Burwell to be the next HHS Secretary.

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DYK Vladimir Putin Is Worth $70 BILLION DOLLARS?! TOP CELEB NET WORTH LIST

As a reference point, Snoop Dogg or “Snoop Lion,” as he likes to now be called, is worth a roaring $120M, while fellow rapper Jay Z is worth a reported $500 million. Combine that with what Beyonce has stashed away, $300 million, and collectively you’ve got a pretty penny! But that’s peanuts compared to what the world’s 50 richest people have in their bank accounts.. Matter of fact, the LAST guy on this list, Francois Pinault, a French luxury goods mogul, has a net worth of $17.3 billion – with a “B” – About 16 billion more than Snoop and Jay Z and Beyonce combined.. By the way, the second guy on this list is none other than Russian President, Vladimir Putin, who is worth a staggering $70 billion.. Compare that to President Barack Obama who is worth a paltry $12 million..abc_wn_putin_nt_110607_ssh Continue reading

TOP 10 BILLIONAIRES : Are You On The List?

Well here we have a Bloomberg’s annual top 10 richest people.  As you can see Microsoft creator, Bill Gates is number two.

Rank Name Position Country Est. Net Worth
1 Carlos Slim Helú Chairman, America Movil Mexico $76.4 billion
2 Bill Gates Co-chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation USA $63.4 billion
3 Amancio Ortega Chairman, Inditex Spain $59.3 billion
4 Warren Buffett CEO, Berkshire Hathaway USA $49.8 billion
5 Ingvar Kamprad IKEA Sweden $43.4 billion
6 Charles Koch CEO, Koch Industries, Inc. USA $41.7 billion
7 David Koch Executive VP, Koch Industries, Inc. USA $41.7 billion
8 Larry Ellison CEO, Oracle USA $40.7 billion
9 Bernard Arnault CEO, LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton France $29.8 billion
10 Li Ka-Shing Chairman, Hutchison Whampoa Hong Kong $29.0 billion

Source: Bloomberg

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I say we all make a New Year’s resolution to be on this list next year! What do you say?

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Microsoft Daughter Caught Using Apple iPhone

bll-gates-daughter-holding-iphoneWe told you about it right here on thecount.com, Microsoft honcho Bill Gates forbid his kids from using anything Apple, but as this picture shows it looks like Bill’s daughter Phoebe is holding her own, her own iPhone that is!  9-year-old Phoebe was out on a walk in Sydney with her mom Melinda Gates when a photographer snapped this picture of the young billionaire holding her trusty iPhone! Way to go girl! Now let’s hope this does not get you grounded!

Bill Gates Forbids Wife and Kids from Buying iPod – iPhone

Microsoft guru, Bill Gates has banned his kids from using any Apple products his wife has revealed!

Talking with Vogue, Melinda Gates said Bill won’t allow his kids, Jennifer, 13, Rory, 10 and Phoebe, 7, any Apple products in HIS house! “There are very few things that are on the banned list in our household,” she said. “But iPods and iPhones are two things we don’t get for our kids.”

Melinda also said she is “envious” of her friends that have iPhones! “Every now and then I look at my friends and say ‘Ooh, I wouldn’t mind having that iPhone,” she admitted, classic…

We all know Apple is the Windows nemesis, but not allowing you kids to have a freaking iPod when you are worth a kalzillion dollars?   Come on Bill! Apple products are WAY cooler than yours, GET OVER IT!

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