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Jesse Litvak gets two years, first conviction under Public-Private Investment Program, an initiative that used TARP funds

Ex-Jefferies & Co. Managing Director Jesse Litvak, deemed an “elite” fraudster by prosecutors for being the only person convicted of fraud over a $20 billion government bailout program, was sentenced to two years in prison for lying to customers about mortgage-backed securities. 103 more words

One Century

I’m an odd duck. Ever since I was young, I was fascinated by the origins of the First World War. Unlike most other Americans, I thought of the Great War as a more profound conflict in that its origins and execution contained a treasure trove of lessons for humanity. 1,263 more words

Humanism

MLB Says Umps Made Right Call At Rainy Rangers vs Yankees Game

NEW YORK (AP) – Major League Baseball says umpires made the correct call when they stopped a game between the Texas Rangers and New York Yankees because tarp trouble left the field too wet. 219 more words

Sports

WATCH: Yankees Grounds Crew Struggles With Tarp; Rangers Skipper Not Happy

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Once the rain arrived, Yu Darvish and the Texas Rangers never got another chance to come back against New York.

Brett Gardner hit a tiebreaking homer off Darvish, … 814 more words

Sports

Shelter from the storm - wilderness castles

Wilderness shelters – a primer, with recommendations for solo, x2 and group trips.

Carrying a house on your back involves compromise. While temporary wilderness structures are more spacious, more weather-resistant, and lighter than ever, ‘best’ is only ever going to be in the eye of the beholder.

Travel

Great Upgrade to Cheap Tarps (add center pulls)

This video shows how to add center pulls to any cheap tarp. These will make the tarps much more useful when using them to make emergency or camping shelters. 21 more words

DIY/Do It Yourself

Becoming a turtle....

Since the age of 20 (2005) i have had the goal to be able to fit all of my belongings in a backpack. Well after “down-sizing” many times i am successful.