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Frank McClendon: ‘Here’s the plan. When Mark Shuttleworth (the very rich space tourist) returns from space, everybody dress in ape suits. […]
KILL THE CFO?
Steve Meyer: ‘Your column Tuesday moved me to ask whether you’ve changed your mind on my ‘Wheel of Misfortune’ idea (where convicted white-collar criminals would face the random possibility of the death penalty)? Would the perpetrators of ‘aggressive’ accounting and sham deals be so keen if they knew […]
Michael Koltak: ‘My wife and I just returned from a vacation in Europe and it occurred to me that if Mr. Ashcroft were the equivalent of the Attorney General for the European Union – if there is such a post – he would have spent the entire GDP of the E.U. […]
So here is last Wednesday’s New York Times with a small one-column article in the Business Section under the headline Under Cheney, Halliburton Altered Policy on Accounting. It is written by Alex Berenson and Lowell Bergman (Bergman is the former 60 Minutes Producer depicted in the movie The Insider, and a Very Great […]
But first . . .
Catherine Hogan: ‘I live in Seattle and a doctor friend of mine has been advocating the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes. He works with AIDS patients. Apparently Mr. Ashcroft has taken an interest in my friend to the extent that he sent DEA agents who have questioned his patients […]
But first . . .
Have you been following Borealis? Long-time readers know I own a ton of shares in this ridiculous speculation, and that they will either go to zero (how can they not?) or else to the moon. It got a little more interesting when Boeing expressed its interest a few months ago, […]
Thanks to Jon Bakke for forwarding this review of Kevin Phillips’ new book, Wealth and Democracy: How Great Fortunes and Government Created America’s Aristocracy. (To read the whole book, click here.)
And now, back to Dick Davis (as introduced yesterday), with the first handful of his 35 ‘items.’
Item 1: What’s […]
For some time now I’ve been promising you the wisdom of Dick Davis. More than a few of you have written back: ‘OK – who’s Dick Davis?’
Well, to begin with, he went to my high school, Horace Mann, in New York, where his classmates included James Schlessinger, later Secretary of Defense, Sy Newhouse, head […]
Yes . . . except (as I’ve argued before) those tax cuts that would benefit only, say, the top 5% of taxpayers.
Michael Rutkaus: ‘The WSJ had a recent editorial about who pays how much taxes, complete with a chart; their point was that the richer pay more than their share. Could you explain […]
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