Daily Archives: January 17, 2009

Embarrassed by California (again)

John Chiang has a tough job this year: “The state will suspend tax refunds, welfare checks, student grants and other payments owed to Californians starting Feb. 1, Controller John Chiang announced Friday. “Chiang said he had no choice but to … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Michelle Obama

And what a fabulous birthday it must be.

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Madoff the mail clerk

“Bernie Madoff’s investment fund may never have executed a single trade, industry officials say, suggesting detailed statements mailed to investors each month may have been an elaborate mirage in a $50 billion fraud.” Madoff’s fund may not have made a … Continue reading

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Our legal system is (still) unfair

Thanks WalletPop, of all blogs, for pointing it out: “While the Claus Von Bulow and OJ Simpson trials made it seem like American justice was for sale, subsequent events have more or less erased any doubt. For example, in 2007, … Continue reading

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