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Winners of the Weak (August 3-August 9 2014) Top Fraud Stories

August 10, 2014 This is one list most people don't want to be on-and to that I say-do better and be better or else you'll likely find yourself on the Winners of the Weak!  The top spot goes to: UPDATED Haters vs. Forced Accountability: The Alexis Martin Neely Case...

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...

UPDATED: Prayers and Love to Kathy Bowen’s Family

    August 9, 2014 UPDATED:  Thoughts and prayers go out to Kathy's family as she is finally at peace.  Thank you for all that have shown love and support to her family. March 1, 2014 Donate to Kathy Bowen, a single mother with Stage 4 Lung Cancer Kathy is a...

Throwback Thursday: The No-Neck Edition

August 7, 2014 There are four and a half years between both my older sister and myself and my younger sister and myself.  My older sister, Amy, took full advantage of that age difference (and I'm sure my younger sister will say the same of me)....

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...

Tell JNJ to Clean Up Their Mesh: Boycott The BandAid

August 5, 2014 Johnson & Johnson's Ethicon's Gynecare (the leader in transvaginal mesh sales) spokesperson Sheri Woodruff  says that “many” view the mesh they still sell that causes bladder leaks as the “gold standard.”  There are currently over 22,000 federal cases agaisnt Johnson & Johnson alone. After a recent FDA...

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...

Freedom of the Press: Sign Petition to Support James Risen

August 4, 2014 The U.S. government is insisting that New York Times reporter James Risen reveal a confidential source -- or go to jail. Risen says he won't capitulate. Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg says: "The pursuit of Risen is a warning to potential sources that journalists cannot...

Ya Know Who Misses Johnson & Johnson? NOT Warren Buffett!

August 4, 2014   Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway said Friday they grew profits in Q2 by $2 billion.  Looks  like the plans to drastically reducing exposure to stocks that depend on consumer purchasing habits by dumping  roughly 19 million shares of Johnson & Johnson proved to be very profitable...