1. Valentines’ Day, The NY Times,the last section of Thursday’s styles offers vintage posters at affordable prices. All posters are for sale with a certificate of authenticity. AT $ 150.00 / each, buy art , live well and enjoy the color! 2. Every one is doing it. Offering art and Technology; looking for local talent, … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: Design, Art, Culture/ some of my favorite things
1. 2/10/13 NY TIMES/ Gretchen Morgenson’s column/ On the waiting list at the debt rating club! As S&P. awaits a civil trial for rating securities they allegedly knew to be fraudulent , at least 10 other boutique rating agencies have not achieved SEC certification. One firm, R&R Consulting has applied for rating certification, though they … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: Daylight shining on financial reform?
1. More thoughts from my recent trip to Israel. What did I learn? CISCO, INTEL AND MICROSOFT WILL HAVE OR HAVE A PRESENCE IN THE WEST BANK/ KFC IS THERE ALONG WITH 1 store named ” BLOOMINGDALES”. I couldn’t get to my iPad fast enough to get a photo out the Palestinian driven bus window, … More ISRAEL/the PLO: THOUGHTS AFTER READING THE TRIP’S LITERATURE AND NOTES
1.Tax increases planned 2/7/13 Barack Obama, Proposes tax increases on oil and gas groups and hedge fund executives as a short term fix to avoid $1.2 Trillion in automatic spending cuts. The business community and other Lobbyists are ” up in arms”, fighting to preserve their turf. The reforms, part of an overall tax reform … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: The financial Times
I wont’t lie. I will not be content till real monetary reform takes place in this country. Justice is Overdo. There will be no equality in the marketplace till the market corrects and laws are Re-instated to protect the consumer and the investors. No one rating firm should be singled out, nor should only one … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: MY WISH LIST!
1.NY TIMES 2/1/13 Doubt is cast on firms hired to help Banks. Once again the taxpayer has lost Billions as the firms hired to find fraud are the same entities working with the Banks and Regulators. This conflict of interest leaves the Consumer vulnerable to Bank misconduct and the flow of tainted money. Elizabeth Warren … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: Thank you Elizabeth Warren plus items of interest