Thoughts on issues other than the Deep Capture of the major institutions of our society. Some of these are about Overstock, and some not. It starts with early posts from the auction message board (forums.auctions.overstock.com/patrick.php ) that we migrated over to this new blog section.

Take 5 With Patrick – Essays on Unrelated Subjects

Political Campaigns and Overstock

We often receive political complaints at Overstock .  I am posting this so that in the future, when customer service agents get harangued by people angry about statements they believe are being made by our decision...
Patrick Byrne
1 min read

"On any other day, that might look strange.” – Nicholas Cage, Con Air

From: Sam E. Antar Sent: Monday, January 28, 2008 7:22 PM To: Patrick Byrne Cc: israelk@sec.gov Subject: Overstock.com Fourth Quarter Fiscal Year 2007 Earnings Call Dear Mr. Byrne: This is in response to...
Patrick Byrne
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“On any other day, that might look strange.” – Nicholas Cage, Con Air

From: Sam E. Antar Sent: Monday, January 28, 2008 7:22 PM To: Patrick Byrne Cc: israelk@sec.gov Subject: Overstock.com Fourth Quarter Fiscal Year 2007 Earnings Call Dear Mr. Byrne: This is in response to...
Patrick Byrne
1 min read

Integrity-Challenged Journalists Harm Children

The Salt Lake Tribune again provides example of the harm being done to society by shoddy, agenda-ridden journalism.   In November, 2007 The Salt Lake Tribune published two articles by Lisa Schencker and Rebecca...
Patrick Byrne
5 min read

Another leaf turns over: the Wikipedia connection

Posted: Mon Dec 03, 2007 7:03 pm Post subject: Another leaf turns over: the Wikipedia connection http://www.theregister.co.uk/2007/12/04/wikipedia_secret_mailing/ Did something just hit a fan?
Patrick Byrne
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Voucher Webcast Information

Posted: Mon Nov 05, 2007 5:38 pm Post subject: Voucher webcast tonight – call in! Hey Sports Fans, Utah has passed a pro-freedom law providing vouchers for kids to attend schools of their choice....
Patrick Byrne
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Deep Capture: The Movie

Posted: Fri Nov 02, 2007 1:19 pm Post subject: DEEP CAPTURE: THE MOVIE Hey Friends.Two years ago I began a campaign to expose a massive circle of corruption on Wall Street involving something called...
Patrick Byrne
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Education, Teachers’ Unions, and the NAACP

Posted: Sun Oct 28, 2007 3:17 pm Post subject: Education, Minorities, Teachers’ Unions, and the NAACP SEE THE CLIP ON YOU TUBE: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4tpVnenIpSU Dear Customer, The NAACP is demanding an apology from me. I...
Patrick Byrne
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Education, Teachers' Unions, and the NAACP

Posted: Sun Oct 28, 2007 3:17 pm Post subject: Education, Minorities, Teachers’ Unions, and the NAACP SEE THE CLIP ON YOU TUBE: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4tpVnenIpSU Dear Customer, The NAACP is demanding an apology from me. I...
Patrick Byrne
2 min read

Our Corrupt Federal Regulator the SEC

Posted: Fri Aug 10, 2007 11:25 am Post subject: Our Corrupt Federal Regulator the SEC Dear Reader,Two years ago I became convinced we were standing at the edge of an economic crisis perhaps comparable...
Patrick Byrne
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