12 results for "hedge fund"

Forums on Media and Democracy that aren’t forums

I stepped up to the microphone to answer a question about what we can do to change things locally, after being mislabled as a cameraman from DATV, and before I was a few sentences in, Dr Donald Nguyen screams out and interrupts me with “What’s your question.” This is not how a public forum discusses Read More

Surveillance, the Boston Marathon bombings and the real crime in America

The Boston Marathon bombing will most likely be solved by analyzing thousands of photos, video footage, and a lot of difficult police work. This morning the New York Times tells us that video gives us the first clues: In the first major break in the hunt for the Boston Marathon bomber, F.B.I. personnel on Wednesday Read More

When Wall Street destroys hope

There have been more than a few jokers on Wall Street who made over a billion dollars in a year as “hedge fund traders.” If you wonder where your home values went, your pension money went, or why your city can’t figure out how to pay for street lights- if your IQ is bigger than Read More

Play the MegaMillions lottery because you can’t play the MegaBillions lottery

Today, many of you who don’t play the lottery, may decide to plunk down a buck or two on the “MegaMillions” for a chance to win $540 million. In their “how to play” section, it doesn’t take that long to tell you what you have to do to win- “MegaMillions tickets cost $1.00 per play. Read More

Occupy what? Does lack of clear leadership discount a protest?

I’m tired of people armchair quarterbacking the entire “Occupy Wall Street” movement. You can’t protest without knowing exactly what you are protesting? You must have a clear vision statement. Without a mission we need to form a panel to come up with recommendations that are acceptable to a majority, and of course, politically correct. I Read More

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