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Robert Brazell: Shyster Extraordinaire

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...
Patrick Byrne
18 min read

Deep Capture Files Major Lawsuit Against the SEC

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.
Mark Mitchell
67 min read

My Response to Becky Quick’s Proposal: I Do

CNBC's Becky Quick said on-air that she would like to have me on. I accept her invitation.
Patrick Byrne
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Guess What Folks, David S. Evans Does Not Know His Ass from a Hole in the Ground (Patrick Byrne’s reply to David Evans’ Bitcoin hit-piece,…

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...
Patrick Byrne
1 min read

Joe Floren Screws the Pooch (Goldman Sachs, Morgan Lewis & Bockius)

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...
Patrick Byrne
1 min read

You Don’t Have to Be Einstein to Get This….. But Apparently He Did.

“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...
Patrick Byrne
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SAC Capital and (and Steve Cohen, Too) Should Be Convicted of Murder

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...
Mark Mitchell
2 min read

All Publicity is Good Publicity if You’re Bill Ackman

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...
Mark Mitchell
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Stevie Cohen, When PBS is Devoting Frontline Shows to Your Perfidy (“To Catch a Traitor”), Is That Bad? (SAC)

  And yes, I know that PBS used “trader,” not “traitor.” De gustibus non est disputandum.  
Patrick Byrne
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