Monthly Archives: March 2022

Military Commanders and Harassment in Canada

The Barometer had to read the article twice just to be certain that she had the facts right. ┬áJonathan Vance, Canada’s former chief of defense staff, entered a guilty plea to charges of obstruction of justice. It seems that the … Continue reading

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Credit Suisse and Cut and Pasted Client Signatures

It is tough to believe that any banker, following the Wells Fargo debacle, would fool around with customer signatures. Nonetheless, Credit Suisse private banker, Patrice Lescaudron, admitted cutting and pasting his client’s signature to make unauthorized, high-risk stock transaction.stock bets. … Continue reading

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“I lied a lot.”

Tim Leissner, former Goldman Sachs partner, and the federal government’s star witness in the criminal trial of another former Goldman partner, Roger Ng. But not to worry. Mr. Leissner assures that he is not very good at lying despite his … Continue reading

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“May I Disinherit My Right-Wing Daughters?”

Now there’s a loving mother for you. This was a question posed to the New York Times resident ethicist in Sunday’s magazine (March 6, 2022), p. 14. The Ethicist responded that it was not ethical to change the will because … Continue reading

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Half-Truths: Are They a Form of Lying?

In his state-of-the-union address, President Biden said that he was “the only President ever to cut the deficit by more than one trillion dollars in a single year.” Well, that would be true. The bragging rights belong to this president … Continue reading

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