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The Sociopathic Business Model™

Patient’s Nightmares Confirmed: DATA BREACH at CHS

August 18, 2014 From CNN Money Community Health Systems (CHS), which operates 206 hospitals across the United States, announced on Monday that hackers recently broke into its computers and stole data on 4.5 million patients. Well, this confirms anyone's concern over of physician's offices and hospitals moving to...

Real Housewives & Whistleblower Make Strange Bedfellows

August 15, 2014 I was recently catching up with an old friend from my former industry of medical device and our conversation turned to "Did you hear about the new guy on RHONJ, he worked for Cell Pharmaceuticals and was a whistleblower; but, was awarded $2.8...

Work From Home/Don’t Work From Home: Get Paid By Government Either Way!

August 11, 2014 Turns out the U.S. Patent Office had a stellar work from home program which didn't actually require any work but employees collected paychecks as high as $148,000 a year.  And it's a good thing whistleblowers (multiple) uncovered the colossal waste of our tax dollars (not...

Filler Frauds: From Fraps to Face

August 11, 2014 Quartz Did you know that coffee can have fillers like corn, potato flour, soybeans, or brown sugar, among other fillers?   Ground coffee is typically tested by taste, smell, or a gander under a microscope—hardly the level of sophistication you’d expect for the world’s second-most-traded commodity. But researchers in Brazil,...

Tony Stewart & The Sociopathic Business Model™

August 10, 2014 From The New York Times: Tony Stewart, a three-time Nascar champion, was moonlighting Saturday night. He had gone back to his racing roots for a few hours, competing in a local dirt-track event at Canandaigua Motorsport Park in upstate New York, bumping and grinding...

Tax Break for Whistleblowers? PRSpin UnSpun: IRS Edition

August 10, 2014 Accounting Today states that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has expanded its awards to whistleblowers, allowing tipsters to claim a potentially greater share of the proceeds the IRS collects on extra tax revenue. The final regulations released Thursday provide guidance for the whistleblower award program...

Google Grudge: Gods Among Mere Mortals

UPDATED: August 21, 2014 (below original story) August 6, 2014   Google did an excellent job not once but twice in burying the story of their executive Forrest Tim Hayes who died back in November 2013 of a heroine drug overdose; and, again the news this past July...

Sexist Marketing to Women: The Nine West Edition

August 5, 2014 www.ninewest.com As first seen on Consumerist. I get that Banana Republic did a Mad Men Collection but to actually take the sexist tone from the era and not just the style shows how out of touch some marketing executives really are when it comes to...