Shareholder activism is market manipulation, prohibited in the United States under Section 9(a)(2) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Shareholder activist such as hedge funds and Carl Icahn use debt to buy shares and call optioins making the stock rise. They force the company to issue debt, aka a poison pill which has the effect of making more cash avialable for dividends and increases the stock price.
On Friday, Jan 3rd, 3:30pm CT, someone called and hoped 2014 would be a better year. You agreed and said there seemed to be change in the air. Right now there's enough radio active particles in the air coming down on you in Portland and in the Pacific NW and in North America that an expert with a geiger counter showed particles coming down in his backyard that indicated "alert" on YouTube. Maybe 2014 will be the beginning of the end - the "great die off" of humanity and most animals on the planet. The US government has called for potassium iodine tablets.
Incredible quantities of chemtrails in the San Francisco Bay Area the past two weeks.
Amazing that neither legislators nor the governor say a thing about what by now must be tons of aerosols released above this huge state of California. Why don't these officials care about the blue skies of California being obliterated by a disgusting haze of undisclosed content? These officials acknowledge the state's drought conditions, but seem oblivious to the fact that weather modification spraying can CAUSE draught conditions!
The San Francisco Chronicle columnist Andrew S. Ross tells how monster corporation Monsanto has purchased a "six-year-old weather data and insurance company".
Below is Ross' column.
On 12-30-13 Thom interviewed Mark Henkel about polygamy and marriage. I'm polyamorous and I feel that this guy was a poor choice for this subject because he was overly defensive and has a religious agenda. But Henkel was spot on when he pointed out that being against more than two partner marriages is just as bigoted as being against gay marriange.
This is a broad topic.
The hoops that Illinoisans have to jump thought for CC are beyond amazing. Your lucky if will cost you less than $600.
Gotta share Mark Leibovich’s comparison of Washington to high school. The following is from page 43 and 44 of the book “This Town”: