Category Archives: The filthy rich

Filthy rich spottings: Steve Mnuchin and his honeymoon

From 538 Significant Digits: $25,000 per hour Hourly cost of the U.S. Air Force jet that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, independently wealthy from his time at Goldman Sachs, asked the government to use to fly him to his honeymoon in … Continue reading

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The Sue Rule: anyone can sue anyone at any time, but…

It’s a rule. I learned it years ago from a lawyer I worked for. The “but” is most significant. (Can also be spelled “butt.”) As Darrell Issa learned when he sued an opponent for defamation. Here’s DailyKos Elections dish about … Continue reading

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Facts versus fake news: more (Koch Bros) political campaign attack ads

Dear Virginia voters, ‚óŹ VA-Gov: The Koch brothers’ Americans for Prosperity just launched its first TV ad attacking Democrat Ralph Northam and says it plans to spend $1 million to $2 million over a three-week period to air it. The … Continue reading

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