Has possible extortion of Donald Trump by foreign governments already begun? No, not the alleged Russian hacking of the DNC e-mails and speculation that Russian President Vladimir Putin is manipulating Trump with undisclosed hacked information, although that is pretty bad. This is about Turkey, China and the Philippines where Trump has extensive business interests. Last …
Dec 13 2016
Sep 26 2008
Well, I’m a little late to the party, but that should be OK.
It seems as if Wall Street is going to get much of what they want in this upcoming bailout bill, but they’re not going to get all of it.
From Handout to Bailout
It looks like our elected officials showed a bit of spine and common sense in taking this from ‘handout’ to bailout and have placed some checks and balances on the handing over of $700 large to the extortionists on Wall Street.
But the key aspect of this situation is that it was still extortion.
Jan 06 2008
First posted tonight over on ePluribus Media. If you have any information that could help locate Edna, or give police more information that would be helpful, please share it in the comments over on ePluribus Media in order to keep everything together.
A story by Kathy Matheson in today’s edition of the Boston Herald caught my attention today: Teen faces extort rap over mutt. (Available online here.)
Edna, a ten-year-old beagle mix belonging to Bill Whiting of Philadelphia, PA, vanished during a Halloween walk. Whiting received a late-night phone call from kids demanding $600 for the safe return of the dog. A dog collar was jangled over the line, and in the background a dog yelped. Whiting didn’t recognize the yelp, but the jangle of the collar sounded familiar.