crud oil What should we do now, other than what we have achieved? The principle of rational investment: investment in securities investment in analysis and comparison. But how long can anyone support "god and the gun" at the cost of "bread and butter"? The meditationist populists who presided over the Roman empire knew that the populist mob needed material and diversion: bread and circuses. Angry twitter makes no sense to those who can barely afford to live with dignity, let alone tickets to the modern Colosseum to watch football matches.