A great man is one who collects knowledge the way a bee collects honey and uses it to help people overcome the difficulties they endure - hunger, ignorance and disease!
- Nikola Tesla

Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists.
- Franklin Roosevelt

While their territory has been devastated and their homes despoiled, the spirit of the Serbian people has not been broken.
- Woodrow Wilson

Branko Terzic

The Honorable Branko Terzic, PC, GCCY, ScD (h.c.) holds appointments as The Royal Adjutant (1976), Member of the Privy Council (1991), and Delegate of HRH Crown Prince Alexander of Serbia in the United States.

Dr. Terzic’s royal decorations include; Kt. Grand Cross of the Order of the White Eagle, Kt Grand Cross of the Order of the Crown of Yugoslavia, Kt. Order of Saints Maurice and Lazarus, Kt. Order of St. Michael of the Wing, Kt. of Merit of the S.M.O Constantinian of Saint George, Commendatore Order pro Merito Melitense of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta (Military & Civil).

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An internationally recognized energy engineer, Dr. Terzic is a former United States federal and state government official and corporate executive. He is currently Executive Director of the Deloitte Center for Energy Solutions (Houston, TX and Washington, DC) and Chairman of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Ad Hoc Group of Experts on Cleaner Electricity Production (Geneva, Switzerland).

Dr. Terzic was twice appointed by President George H.W. Bush and confirmed by the United States Senate to serve as Commissioner on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. He has served on the presidential advisory National Petroleum Council and currently is an appointee to the National Coal Council of the United States. Earlier in his career he served as Commissioner on the State of Wisconsin Public Service Commission and later as Chairman of the State of Wisconsin Racing Board.

In the private sector his prior positions include Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Yankee Energy System, Inc, managing director in Arthur Anderson LLP, Group Vice-President of AUS Consultants.

His articles and commentary have appeared regularly in Public Utility Fortnightly, EnergyBiz, Power Executive, Deregulation Watch, Natural Gas, Oil & Gas Financial Journal, The Economist and other publications. Dr. Terzic’s bi-weekly column, Terzic on Strategy, now appears in Energy Metro Desk having appeared in New Power Executive from 1999-2008. His monthly column Commentary began in European Energy Review magazine in 2007. Terzic contributed a chapter on energy to the book THE WORLD CRISIS: THE WAY FORWARD AFTER IRAQ (Constable, London 2008), edited by Robert Harvey.

Academic awards include a Bachelor of Science in Engineering and a Doctor of Sciences in Engineering “honorus causa” from the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee with state qualification as a Professional Engineer and inducted member of the Order of the Engineer. In 2009 he was elected to the Energy Efficiency Forum Hall of Fame.

From: Royal Family Official Web-Site


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Gordon Bijelonić

Gordon Bijelonić rođen je kao Goran u Nju Džersiju. Njegovi roditelji, porijeklom iz Bosne i Hercegovine, otišli su u Sjedinjene Američke Države 1969. godine. Počeli su od nule i naporno su radili kako bi njemu i njegovoj braći obezbijedili dobar život, na čemu im je Gordon veoma zahvalan. Preselio se u Los Anđeles 1997. godine, u Holivud, gdje je vodio Vinovu firmu 10 godina sa još jednim producentom.

Uradio je dva filma ‘Another happy day’ sa Demi Mur koji je dobio nagradu za najbolji scenario na festivalu ‘Sundance’, te ‘Salvation Boulevard’ sa Pierce Brosnanom.

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My Brother's Keeper

by Fr. Radovan Bigovic

Rare are the books of Orthodox Christian authors that deal with the subject of politics in a comprehensive way. It is taken for granted that politics has to do with the secularized (legal) protection of human rights (a reproduction of the philosophy of the Enlightenment), within the political system of so-called "representative democracy", which is limited mostly to social utility or to the conventional rules of human relations. Most Christians look at politics and democracy as unrelated with their experience of the Church herself, which abides both in history and in the Kingdom, the eschaton. Today, the commercialization of politics—its submission to the laws of publicity and the brainwashing of the masses—has literally abolished the "representative" parliamentary system. So, why bother with politics when every citizen of so-called developed societies has a direct everyday experience of the rapid decline and alienation of the fundamental aspects of modernity?

In the Orthodox milieu, Christos Yannaras has highlighted the conception of the social and political event that is borne by the Orthodox ecclesiastical tradition, which entails a personalistic (assumes an infinite value of the human person as opposed to Western utilitarian individualism) and relational approach. Fr Radovan Bigovic follows this approach. In this book, the reader will find a faithful engagement with the liturgical and patristic traditions, with contemporary thinkers, Orthodox and non-Orthodox, all in conversation with political science and philosophy. As an excellent Orthodox theologian and a proponent of dialogue, rooted in the catholic (holistic) being of the Orthodox Church and of his Serbian people, Fr Radovan offers a methodology that encompasses the above-mentioned concerns and quests.