Monthly Archive: January 2019

Legalized Theft

One of the features of post-Reagan America has been the increase in what is basically legalized theft. It is a feature not only of business but of government itself in the forms of wage...

The Culture Of Lying

It is axiomatic among American voters that all politicians lie. It is just accepted as part of the political process. The lies to cover personal failings are known to us all, Clinton’s “I did...

Australian Open Recap

When the Australian Open began two weeks ago, there was a general feeling that this might be the major that some new faces would rise to the top on both the women’s side, which...

Quick Thoughts On Trump’s Cave

As I’ve written before, Trump is, at his core, a racketeer and, with that understanding, it should be recognized that he is just replacing the threat he has actually followed through on for the...

Today’s Corporate Criminal: McKinsey

Corporate bankruptcies are a goldmine for lawyers and consultants. The costs for large corporate bankruptcies like Enron, WorldCom, United Airlines, and Lehman Brothers run into the hundreds of millions of dollars. For consulting companies...

How Far Can Trump Go?

So President Trump’s attempt at witness tampering, intimidation, and abuse of power has worked. Michael Cohen has postponed his testimony in front of two House committees “to a later date”, citing “ongoing threats against...

Here Come The Judges

Yesterday’s big news out of the Supreme Court was the lifting of two injunctions that prohibited the Trump administration from implementing its ban on transgender citizens from serving in the military. The reality is...