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Fun Fact: Popping Bubble Wrap

44% of Americans say that popping bubble wrap is “their most oddly satisfying behavior.” The other 56% are not being truthful. Popping bubble wrap is great fun. Thanks to Clorox for their work on this issue.

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Fun Facts: Our Truthfulness About Dates on Valentine’s Day

Nearly one in four single men lie about not having a date for Valentine’s Day. Nearly one in six single women lie about not have a date for Valentine’s Day. Conclude whatever you wish about the difference. Thanks to Dairy … Continue reading

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Scuffing the Cricket Ball

The captain of the Australian Cricket Team apologized, in tears, for the cheating plot he and two other team members concocted. Their plot involved sandpapering the cricket ball, something that makes the ball more difficult to control. The three were … Continue reading

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The Toll Scofflaws: A Hall of Fame

Toll scofflaws are those who go through the No-Cash booths without an E-ZPass transporter on their cars. They are also the folks who do the same but do not have sufficient funds in their E-ZPass accounts to pay the toll. … Continue reading

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The Story of GE: Who Was Running This Company?

Jack Welch was a legendary leader — taking GE to soaring heights through the growth of GE Capital. But, GE Capital was doing everything from Thai auto loans to long-term care insurance policies to “floating-rate Polish residential mortgages . . … Continue reading

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Unplanned, Unscheduled, and Unknown Inspections by Federal Agents Reveal Safety Problems on Offshore Rigs

Fifty inspectors from the federal government, aboard helicopters, got a bird’s eye view of the work habits and patterns on offshore oil rigs. They are concerned, and they will be issuing safety advisories based on what they saw. Nothing beats … Continue reading

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Facebook Had a Security Breach: What Security?

Why the outrage over Facebook? Folks were given a free site to post everything from the banal to items that cost many folks their jobs. With a billion folks here and there posting information, quite a bit of that information … Continue reading

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“I invited my wife to come and help. I left it to my wife, you know, to choose something. I dismissed myself from the issues.”

Dr. Ben Carson, throwing his wife under the bus, in explaining the $31,000 dining room set for his office.

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Megan Barry: Former Nashville Mayor Who Had an Affair with the Head of Her Security Detail

The taxpayers funded quite a few trips for her honor and the head of her security detail, all alone and by themselves. Both are married to others. Both showed incredibly poor judgment. Her honor resigned. No word on the head … Continue reading

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“Testilying”: A New Verb to Describe False Testimony by Police Officers

“Police perjury” or “blue lies,” have been described as an inevitable part of the justice system, so common that we now have a new verb of “testilying” to describe what some police officers do. The way we discover the false … Continue reading

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Jon Huntsman: A Man of His Word

There were many tributes to businessman Jon Huntsman at his funeral, but there was one story told about his integrity that tells us how ethics is done. During the 1980s, Mr, Huntsman and his business were struggling. In order to … Continue reading

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Theranos and Former CEO Elizabeth Holmes Settle SEC Charges

She was the first female billionaire in Silicon Valley. She had founded Theranos, a company touting a new blood test that could detect everything from diabetes to cancer. She raised $700 million from investors for the company that was touted … Continue reading

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Former Chief Information Officer of Equifax Charged With Insider Trading

After learning of a security breach at his company, Equifax, CIO Jun Ying exercised all of his stock options and then dumped them on the market. Ying accomplished all of this activity before Equifax disclosed the breach publicly. The security … Continue reading

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The Truth Percolates: Secretary Carson’s Story Contradicted by Documents

This isn’t brain surgery. HUD Secretary Dr. Ben Carson was shocked, shocked that aides and his wife selected a $31,000 dining set as part of a HUD office remodel. However, an August 2017 e-mail from the HUD office administrator is … Continue reading

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