OxyContin Maker Purdue Pharma Pleads Guilty in Criminal Case

Its not the first time that guilty parties have seemed to slip away from the jaws of justice. And now we have the evil, Purdue Pharma and the infinitely more evil, Sackler family back in the news about the company’s guilty plea in Federal Court, for…

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Sainted Too Soon Vatican Report Cast John Paul II in Harsh New Light

Oh my! Right on the heels of the truth coming out about Alexander Hamilton’s slave ownership and participation in slave commerce, comes the disturbing story about Pope John Paul II’s fall from grace, as evidence piles up that he persistently turned…

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Alexander Hamilton: New Research Says He was an Enslaver

The question has lingered around the edges of the pop-culture ascendancy of Alexander Hamilton: Did the 10-dollar founding father, celebrated in the musical “Hamilton” as a “revolutionary manumission abolitionist,” actually own slaves? Some…

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This Year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry Honors a Revolution

When Jennifer Doudna was in sixth grade, she came home one day to find that her dad had left a paperback titled “The Double Helix” on her bed. She put it aside, thinking it was one of those detective tales she loved. When she read it on a rainy…

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What Trump’s Positive Coronavirus Test Means for the Presidential Campaign

If this isn’t the mother of all examples that “What Goes Around Comes Around,”  then may I pass out right now on the spot! But now that I mention it, there are other very good examples and we have been discussing them in our blog postings for some…

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S&P Index Manager Charged With Insider Trading Scheme

Could it be true that after all the arrests, fines, ruined careers and incarcerations resulting from the insider trading scandals of a few years ago, not to mention the advanced technology and systems in place to identify any perpetrator foolish…

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Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli Get Prison in College Admissions Case

The “College Admissions Scandal” is back, as Lori Laughlin and husband Massimo Giannulli return to the headlines about their respective prison sentences. It is instructive in that it has taken this long to get the official word, which is just part…

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New York Has Tamed the Virus. Can It Hold Off a Second Wave?

It is much easier these days to find examples about how “What Goes Around…” does indeed “Come Around,” from the negative side of the ledger. So it is with pleasure that I’m able to throw in this prime example of how the “law” works both ways. Add…

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The Week Old Hollywood Finally Actually Died

For decades, the best thing about being a Hollywood executive, really, was how you got fired. Studio executives would be gradually, gently, even lovingly, nudged aside, given months to shape their own narratives and find new work, or even promoted.…

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Robs Blog

Robs Blog

This blog is where I express things going on around me that confirm my belief that “What Goes Around Comes Around,” the title of my book!  We all use those words in observation of others but may not, possibly to our misfortune, apply them to ourselves. Please let me know if you see what I see, or it’s just me battling windmills.

Robs Blog

Robs Blog