Monthly Archives: August 2021

“Harvard’s Chief Chaplain Is An Atheist”

Headline New York Times August 27, 2021. The new chaplain is in charge of coordinating the efforts of 40 faith leaders on campus. He is the author of a book, “Good Without God.” Greg Epstein, the new chief chaplain says, … Continue reading

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18 Midshipmen Expelled From the Naval Academy for Cheating on a Physics Exam

You never hear of anyone being expelled for cheating on a philosophy exam. Perhaps philosophy students are more mellow. Perhaps the questions on physics exams require more precision than the answer to, “If a tree falls in a forest . … Continue reading

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“United Airlines Tells Employees Never Use Tape on Passengers”

News article headline, New York Times, August 20, 2021, p. B5 That’s a combination of words we might not have anticipated before we entered the Twilight Zone on so many levels. In July, Frontier Airlines employees had duct-taped a rowdy … Continue reading

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The WSJ’s Andy Kessler’s Frightening Confession

Wall Street Journal editorial writer, Andy Kessler, wrote a column that appeared on August 9, 2021 entitled, “To Lie Is Human.” He began the column by confessing that as he and his family visited Lake Louis, Alberta he did the … Continue reading

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Even with an SEC Break, the Execs Still Dabble in Their Own Companies’ Stock

The Securities Exchange Commission cut corporate executives some slack on insider trading. The execs could file 10b5-1 plans that disclosed their schedules for buying and selling stock in their companies. Follow the plan, no insider trading charges. However, the execs … Continue reading

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The Cuomo Boys, Conflicts, and CNN

From the New York Times, “CNN has barred Chris Cuomo from engaging in strategy sessions with the governor’s aides, but has said it would not prohibit him from speaking directly with his brother about the scandal.” The scandal is now … Continue reading

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