Monthly Archives: October 2012

U.S. Sues Wells Fargo for Faulty Mortgages

This article by Wall Street Journal is the best expose of the banking industry of its kind. Not only did that write sub-prime mortgages but they bundled them and sold them as a derivative. They made money at both ends … Continue reading

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Meningitis outbreak toll: 205 cases, 15 deaths

This is one of those things that happens because it is allowed to happen. There is no doubt that hundreds of people knew of the potential for such an ‘accident’ that was born out of sloppiness that had been noted … Continue reading

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Boston girds for prisoners freed in drug lab scandal

This is something that happened for one and only one reason. Law enforcement got sloppy. The best national statistics that I have seen on the subject of plea bargains is that over 90 percent of state and federal inmates are … Continue reading

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Day 3 of ride to Cambridge

I guess this would be better titled Cambridge and beyond. Actually, Cambridge has always had a close spot in my heart as I once attended school just of off Harvard Square back in the day (1958). Used to ride the … Continue reading

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Day 2 on run to Cambridge Zen Center

If there was one thought or memory that mark the 650 mile plus run is that it was cold and cold again. Spent the day dressed like a snow man and arrived at Cambridge around 2130 at night.There were times … Continue reading

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Day 1 on run to Cambridge Zen Center

There is almost something sacrilegious about pulling the covers off of the Dragon Princes so early in the morning. Surely, she does not mind as the only thing that counts with her is that her tank be full, tires have … Continue reading

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Scant Oversight of Drug Maker in Fatal Meningitis Outbreak

Less than a week ago, I made reference to lack of government supervision on the food chain and it appears that this lack of supervision also extends to the pharmaceutical manufacturers as well. The recent meningitis outbreak is being blamed … Continue reading

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