Framing the Dialogue

Posts Tagged ‘charges’

Think If You Had To Walk In His Shoes

jpegOne really cannot feel too much empathy for the fact that billionaire Mark Cuban was pursued by the federal government on insider trading charges.  He could, after all, afford either to fight the charges or pay the fine without feeling any pain.  Cuban decided to do the principled thing, the costlier thing, the less expedient thing and fight the charges.  Obama’s Securities and Exchange Commission pursued Mr. Cuban on civil charges and not criminal charges.  I would guess that the burden of proof is less stringent on civil cases so they took the easy path expecting Mr. Cuban like many others to buckle and pay the fine.

Obamacare…The Beginning!

In a show of inordinate CLASS President Barack Hussein Obama mocked those of us who opposed his health care bill:

“You have to love some of the pundits in Washington.  Every day since I signed reform into law, there’s another poll or headline that says ‘Nation still divided on health reform. No great surge in public support.’ Well, yeah. It’s only been a week!”

So what happened the first week when United States corporations were required by Securities and Exchange Commission Rules to restate earnings based on the new “pro-business” Democrat Care program.