All Posts

Why I Settled the Lawsuit Against the Prime Brokers

Over the years numerous people have asked me or posted on this message board one version or another of a question regarding my decision to settle the prime brokerage lawsuit against Goldman and Bank...
Patrick Byrne
3 min read

The SEC & Me, Part I: #MeToo

1) “Pariah for Life on Wall Street” In 2002 Overstock was the first firm to go public using Bill Hambrecht’s Dutch Auction method. How did that come about? The conventional IPO system is corrupt....
Patrick Byrne
25 min read

Reflections on Overstock

I have been asked elsewhere on this site why I “abandoned” Overstock and what do I think of its prospects now? I recently replied in a lengthy comment. I think it best if I...
Patrick Byrne
10 min read

Rejecting a $1 Billion Bribe

See note at end: Your vote needed. I know the origin of the Russian Collusion story from its inception in July 2015 (it did not start in July 2016: that is a cover-up), and...
Patrick Byrne
10 min read

Come Grade Journalist Matt Yamamoto’s $1,000/Year Gibberish-Sausage

I do not normally take the time to respond to most pieces that get written about me, let alone ones that are a month old, but some weeks ago in a tweet I dismissed...
Patrick Byrne
6 min read

Brennan & McLaughlin on Deep State

Nothing has made me feel better about my decision to do what I did, than watching these two men here. Well then Brennan, I had “a higher calling” too, you maggot.
Patrick Byrne
7 sec read

Maria Butina & I, Part III: Betraying Maria

I will disclose nothing more than I disclosed in television interviews two months ago. However, I will tie things together in a way that will help the public comprehend what is going on in...
Patrick Byrne
14 min read

When the SEC Leaks, Is the Result Insider Trading?

My intent in this piece is not to ask whether or not employees of the SEC trade on inside information. That’s easy: they do. This fact has been documented by finance academics and published...
Patrick Byrne
24 min read

Reflections on Barack H. Obama

In the early 1990’s I became acquainted with Brad Jefferies, and told Brad that he should be the first Black US president. Brad was a man from what one would call “a disadvantaged background”...
Patrick Byrne
10 min read

“Who is Patrick Byrne?”

I had nothing to do with this, and knew nothing of it until it popped up a couple of weeks ago. That said, I think the maker captured his subject well, if I say...
Patrick Byrne
8 sec read