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Archive for June 1st, 2012

Elizabeth Warren and a Question of Character

Posted in Main Blog (All Posts) on June 1st, 2012 11:08 pm by HL

Elizabeth Warren and a Question of Character

Why Is Jon Corzine Not on Trial?
Jeff Carter, Points & Figures
Came across this article on May 29 that talks about the continuing saga of MF Global and Jon Corzine. It’s amazing that this epic financial scandal gets no consistent main stream media coverage. Over a billion was stolen. Corzine is in Madoff territory.Here is the proposed rule,Futures brokers would need to get approval from a top executive before making big withdrawals from customer accounts under a rule now pending and referred to in the industry as the “Corzine rule”, after MF Global’s former CEO Jon Corzine. 

The Myth of the Businessman-President
Timothy Egan, New York Times
Lost in the exhaust of mendacity left in Las Vegas this week, after Donald Trump brought his birther fantasies to town on behalf of Mitt Romney, was a curious statement by the man who has now cinched the Republican nomination for president.On Tuesday, the same day Trump proved yet again that money and truth, like money and taste, are seldom twined, Romney talked about amending the Constitution to require the president to have business experience. He spoke approvingly of a notion from a store owner who wanted to make anyone who does not have at least three years of business background…