Friday, January 11, 2008
Exhaustion Has Set In
In the meantime, Calculated Risk and this little tidbit about Tiffany's:
Total sales from Nov. 1 to Dec. 31 rose 8 percent, Tiffany said today in a statement.Eventually, it turns out that if the peons don't eat their Lordships find their profits decreasing as a result. They seem to be right on the curve. If anyone's interested, comparing corporate income tax receipts YoY for rolling two month periods since last April will give you a very accurate picture about what the economy's really doing. You can get the Treasury daily statements here. For year-ago data use the sidebar link to the DTS archive.
Total holiday sales rose 15 percent in 2006.
Sales at U.S. stores open at least a year declined 5 percent in December after gaining 7 percent in November, spokesman Mark Aaron said on the conference call.
More about Countrywide's Pennsylvania Pickle in this article.
I forwarded the original blog posting (with the court transcript) around. Especially the part about the "re-created" evidence. ("Fake but Accurate", anyone?)
My old Dungeonmaster (D&D) had this comment:
"Like he (CW's lawyer) thought that would fly."
A Mormon lawyer contact in Texas commented that this is the type of stuff that usually leads to investigations and lotsa felony indictments.
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