Archive for February 20th, 2009

New Twists In Madoff And Stanford Sagas

I haven’t really jumped on the Madoff/Stanford blogging train. There are plenty of others doing good jobs following the story and even more just milking it to death. However, the news today¬†pertaining to both is just too good to pass up. It seems Sir Stanford has gone missing again. Having cornered their man yesterday and […]

New Help At Treasury

Do you remember the line in “The Right Stuff”, Tom Wolfe’s book about Chuck Yeager, when one of the pilots remarks to Sam Shephard who played Yeager that Gus Grissom had¬†“screwed the pooch when his capsule sank?” Shephard looked at him and said, “I guess that some pooches can’t be screwed.” That’s what I thought […]