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A Tale of Two Awesome Real Estate Brokers

Real estate brokers have a bad rap, and legions of critics say they aren’t deserving of their hefty commissions. That’s true of many, if not most, brokers but there are some who are worth their weights in gold.

Here’s a story about two of them, one in New York City and one in San Francisco, and why a person who buys real estate without the counsel of a seasoned broker has a fool for a client.

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Powell Miller Looks to Right GM’s Privacy Wrongs

Michigan attorney E. Powell Miller is a litigator many companies learn the hard way not to mess with. GM CEO Mary Barra is poised to discover the reasons why.

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Dr. Mary Talley Bowden’s FDA Triumph

The FDA thought it was very clever three years ago maligning a drug called ivermectin as veterinary medicine. Here’s the story how a Houston ENT doc made the FDA look like a horse’s derriere.

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The False Media Prosecution of Yanping Chen

Conspiracy theorists are promoting a false narrative that a judge ordered former FOX and CBS news reporter Catherine Herridge in contempt and fined $800 a day to reveal a confidential source as retribution for pursuing damning stories about President Biden. In fact, the judge’s ruling stems from Herridge allegedly doing the wrongful bidding of the U.S. government.

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Women Executives Truly Deserving of Celebration

I’ve long taken issue with the women executives the media chooses to celebrate and CNBC’s “Changemakers” rankings posted today were the final straw. Here’s some of the women executives I think are most deserving of recognition.

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CBS News’ Ignoble Firing of Catherine Herridge

CBS News’ disgraceful treatment of veteran reporter Catherine Herridge underscores the wisdom of the U.S. public’s low regard for the broadcast networks.

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Economist Milton Friedman Sparked Boeing’s Fall

Boeing’s decline is the collective result of greedy executives, compromised regulators, a somnolent media, and some of the best politicians money could buy. What fueled the decline was a 1970 essay by economist Milton Friedman published in the New York Times.

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On Discovering I’m Smarter Than I Thought

Readers of my blog shouldn’t be surprised by Hertz’s EV debacle, but my late mother would have been shocked that my early skepticism has proven correct.

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