Quote(s) of the Week 2/15/18
"The ballooning costs of (health care) act as a hungry tapeworm on the American economy," said Buffett, the head of Berkshire Hathaway, in a prepared statement. "Our group does not come to this problem with answers. But we also do not accept it as inevitable."
Warren Buffett, Founder of Berkshire Hathaway - one of the leading multi-national conglomerates and, one of the richest persons in the world - in participating in the joint initiative by Amazon-Berkshire-JPMorgan on health care
"The three of our companies have extraordinary resources. Our goal is to create solutions that benefit our U.S. employees, their families and, potentially, all Americans."
Jaimie Dimon, Chairman and CEO of JPMorgan - a leading Wall Street banking firm - in same joint initiative announcement as Mr. Buffett
"Jesus himself is our flu shot. He redeemed us from the curse of the flu. We have a duck season, a deer season, but we don't have a flu season, and don't receive it when someone threatens you with 'everybody is getting the flu'."
Gloria Copeland, a Texas minister who served as an advisor to President Donald Trump's campaign voicing opposition to flu shots during one of the worst "flu seasons" the USA has experienced in recent years.