Monthly Archives: December 2017

Oliver Schmidt, former general manager of engineering at VW, sentenced to 7 years

Mr. Schmidt explained at his sentencing, “A script or talking points, I was directed to follow for that meeting [with the California Air Resources Board] was approved by management level supervisors at VW, including a high-ranking in-house lawyer, Regrettably, I … Continue reading

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“Conyers’s Son Was Accused Of Stabbing His Girlfriend”

John Conyers, leaving the House for various reasons (all denied), endorsed his son, John Conyers III (just like Britain), to succeed him. Then, the above headline appeared in the New York Times. John Conyers’s III (27) side of the story:”She … Continue reading

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“I have never seen a case where there were so many bad things done like Uber has done in this case.”

Federal Judge William Alsup, presiding over the trial in the suit by Waymo against Uber for alleged theft of intellectual property, on learning of the existence of an employee whistleblower letter received by Uber regarding intellectual property issues at Uber. … Continue reading

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A Conflict Is a Conflict Is a Conflict: Our Federal Government At Work on Ignoring Them

Ignoring party affiliations, a conflict is a conflict is a conflict. Since June, those conflicts have been cascading here and there in the federal government without much coverage, less outrage, and no action. Mick Mulvaney is the new acting director … Continue reading

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The Harassment Settlements and Payments in Congress

The Congressional Office of Compliance has released the following data on its settlement of sexual harassment claims against members of Congress. Visit the site yourself: https://www.compliance.gov Since 1997 (through 2017), there have been 264 settlements for a total of $17 … Continue reading

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Complicit: Word of the Year Per Dictionary.com

Yes, choosing to be involved in an illegal or questionable act, especially with others, is our word of the year. Here’s a list of the pockets of complicity. Their complicity was verified when post-revelation of a major figure they all … Continue reading

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