Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Voting doesn't count, counting votes does.
Multiple Answers: 1) VW's CEO was shocked to learn they'd been caught. 2) The renegade low-level coder responsible will be fired. 3) The CEO will be spending more time with his family. And 4) No one will go to jail.
Calling Ms. Nightingale: The Seattle Children's Hospital has told 12,000 families that their children need blood tests to see if the hospital managed to infect them with HIV, Hep B & C or lesser infections. Seems that “procedures for sterilizing surgical instruments were not always followed.”
Asked: “Are bankers evil or stupid?”
Vengeance: The SEC has successfully concluded its case against two former Fannie Mae executives who, behind their bosses' carefully turned backs,
multiple instances of criminal fraud
“misled investors” about $100 billion in sub-prime loans. The
culprits will be fined $35,000... and not go to jail. They also
charged then CEO (who got the job when his predecessor was caught
fiddling the books) and
rat out their
Chief Executive Daniel
A similar suit against folks at Freddie Mac netted a fine of
Money Matters: Men at the bottom 20% of the income scale who turned 50 in 1980 had a 27% chance of living to 85, as did those born 30 years later. But the odds for those in the top 20% of the income scale jumped from 45% to 66%.
Conform: A pre-school teacher in the Okemah, OK public school system was forcing a naturally left-handed 4 year old to write with his right hand because “being left-handed is evil”.
Porn O'Graph: Homes Alone.
Posted by Charles Kingsley Michaelson, III at 8:06 AM