19 July 2014
This week I swung through Dallas to be interviewed by Glenn Beck. I was given a tour of TheBlaze, where I found they have assembled some first-rate talent (e.g., President Betsy Morgan, formerly CEO of HuffingtonPost). Their interior design is superb: Beck has taken over a former TV/movie studio and converted it into a really […]
01 July 2014
Learning that a Texas judge recently issued a capias arrest warrant for Rob Brazell (Kondos v Brazell Note Order for Capias) brings back memories of the most extreme sociopath I have ever met. Since 1999 Rob Brazell has stood out in my mind as the most remarkable paragon of dishonesty and two-faced greed it has […]
10 June 2014
Deep Capture and famous SEC whistleblower Gary Aguirre have filed a major and unprecedented lawsuit against the SEC seeking information about the crime of the century.
05 June 2014
CNBC's Becky Quick said on-air that she would like to have me on. I accept her invitation.
24 May 2014
On May 23, 2014 PMNTS.com (“what’s next in payments and commerce”) published a piece (“Guess What Folks, Overstock.com Does Not Take Bitcoin”) by David S. Evans that is as remarkably poor an example of research and analysis as one is likely to see these days. “Partick Bryne, Overstock’s CEO and ‘Bitcoin Messiah’, even gave the […]
20 May 2014
18 March 2014
The first time I heard Joe Floren speak I was standing behind him in an elevator in his law firm's San Francisco office tower as another lawyer informed him that the subpoena Joe Floren had served the previous day on a colleague of mine had reached her in the hospital, after a difficult delivery of her first child, while she was breastfeeding for the first time.
14 March 2014
“The prestige of government has undoubtedly been lowered considerably by the Prohibition law. For nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced. It is an open secret that the dangerous increase of crime in this country is closely connected with this.” […]
06 February 2014
Former SAC Capital portfolio manager Mathew Martoma was convicted today for insider trading, and there is much discussion that SAC Capital founder Steve Cohen might be next, despite earlier reports that Cohen was to escape criminal charges even as the DOJ described Cohen as operating a hedge fund that was a criminal enterprise through and […]
31 January 2014
John Hempton at Bronte Capital (see his blogs here) is going to some lengths to stir up a scandal concerning letters that were authored (or not authored, as it were) by U.S. Senator Edward Markey. In the letters (sent to the SEC and other government agencies), Senator Markey seeks information about a company called Herbalife, […]