Monthly Archives: July 2021

Credit Suisse and Its Management, Risk, and Inaction Problems

The Credit Suisse board commissioned an investigation into the losses the bank has faced resulting from its ties to Archegos. By March 23, 2021, Credit Suisse had $27 billion in exposure ob its Archegos investment. While it dawned on few … Continue reading

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Toyota and Selective Election Dispute Outrage

Corporations should not be involved in politics.Should they feel the necessity to get involved, is it too much to ask for consistency? Toyota announced that it will no longer donate to Republicans who disputed the 2020 presidential election. Toyota is … Continue reading

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The Lawyer and Salad-Bar Cheating

Erin Gilmer, an attorney and consultant to hospitals on medical privacy and compassionate health care, died on July 7, 2021 at the young age of 38. The cause of death was suicide. Ms. Gilmer suffered from rheumatoid arthritis, Type I … Continue reading

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When Hate Sidetracks Due Process: Lessons from Plant Fitness and Horse-Racing

The Barometer was awaiting the opening of the doors to the mighty Planet Fitness gym, you know, the alleged “Judgement-free zone.” The English spelling of “Judgment” in the United States will not be corrected because as a Planet Fitness manager … Continue reading

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Hunter Biden: Renaissance Man, Painter, and Ethics Expert

President Biden’s son has discovered his inner self and is now a painter of art the quality of which brings up to $500,000. Not to worry. He has a solution. He is going to keep everything a secret from everyone. … Continue reading

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Six-Feet Nothing and the Point God

Chris Paul is 36 years old and just 6-feet tall. He was once poison in the NBA — one team gave away its draft picks just to be free from Paul’s contract. Today, having scored 41 points in Game 6 … Continue reading

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“Vatican Indicts Cardinal and 9 Others on Charges Over Money-Losing Deals”

Now that’s a headline one does not expect to read. A combination of words that seems beyond the realm, as it were. Nonetheless, the Vatican is a country and can indict, pardon, and fire as it sees fit. New York … Continue reading

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