Tag: avalanche

I’m shocked – the USS Limbaugh is clearly taking on water (Update)

Yesterday when I wrote about advertisers leaving Rush Limbaugh, I really thought the tide had settled. I’m happy to say that I was 100% wrong. The tide seems to be turning into an avalanche. JCPenney, Capital One, Netflix, Matrix Direct, John Deere, Stamps.com, Consolidated Credit and many more have decided that Rush Limbaugh does not really represent them and they would rather advertise somewhere else. To date, 36 advertisers 45 advertisers have canceled their ads on the Rush Limbaugh show. (Add to the list of those who have left Limbaugh – Cunningham Security, RSVP Discount Beverage, Regal Assets and Norway Savings Bank.)

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LTCM – Let the Good Times Roll

This is the third in my series of posts (first and second) on Long Term Capital Management, a hedge fund which blew up in 1998. Much of the following information comes from the book When Genius Failed – The Rise and Fall of Long-Term Capital Management. From their new headquarters in Greenwich, Connecticut, John Meriwether and his merry band of geniuses, began to work their magic. They started relatively slow at first. The first two months – no profits. Then, like the calm before an avalanche, the profits began to roll in. There was significant trouble in the bond market back

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Avalanche in Colorado

Breaking Story. From CNN.com: A massive avalanche — 200 feet wide and 15 feet deep — swept across one of Colorado’s main recreation routes, burying at least two cars and prompting a search for possible survivors Saturday. Officials said six people were rescued from two cars, and one person was taken to a hospital by ambulance. The avalanche rumbled across U.S. 40 in three places near 11,307-foot Berthoud Pass, 50 miles west of Denver, shortly after 10:30 a.m. (12:30 p.m. ET). The busy freeway leads to the popular Winter Park ski resort. U.S. 40 will remain closed between Winter Park and

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.


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