Recently reading that Movie and TV Star Kevin Spacey was acquitted of four counts of sexual assault reminded me of Jian Ghomeshi in Canada and Brett Kavanaugh, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court in DC.
Jian was a popular radio host on the CBC who was also accused of four counts of sexual assault.
He, like Kevin, was also acquitted of all charges. but because of the accusations, both of their careers are in shambles.
Brett Kavanaugh was accused of molesting a woman when he attended college.
However, his accuser now says that she never even met him back then, let alone he molested her.
I bet all these men were excited about their acquittals, but it looks like only Brett came out of it unscathed.
Kevin and Jian’s careers are in shambles.
My question to you is, what repercussions, if any, should happen to their accusers?
(Kevin Jian and Brett are pictured on top.)
Back in the day, it was a badge of honor to work for one of the big radio companies.
Successful people don’t use excuses.
You are who your boss says you are.
Revenge may feel good for a moment or two, but eventually, it will hurt you.
Don’t you just love the politicians who use our money to turn themselves into Santa Clauses?
When you don’t understand something, somebody’s probably being paid to confuse you.
One of the few things that the government does well, they keep the incompetent employed.
If as many employees at large corporations were busted for being pedophiles like Catholic Priests, would that company still be in business?
There are only two good things about being old, you don’t have to take off your shoes at airport security; unfortunately, I don’t remember the second.
Successful people always do more than expected?
If you know the truth, flaunt it!
I love hearing what you know, but your opinions, not so much.
Outside of the craziness of politics, is there a buzz going on about anything anymore?
I believe that our reason for being on this planet is to improve it.
I find it very strange that even though ships can convert seawater to fresh water, nobody has figured out how to do it with the ocean in the state of California.
You’ll begin to understand immortality once you have a child.
There’s a big difference between being sad and being angry. Sadness never worked for me.
Bob Lefsetz nailed it when he said after watching the Bee Gees documentary, “As big as they claimed the Bee Gees were, they weren’t the fucking Beatles.”
The thing I like best about high wages is nobody is gonna pay ’em to fools.
Wow, as fast as the Kenyan marathon runners already are, why would they be doping?
So who’s “worse,” the Italian, Irish, or Russian Mafia?
The reason why politicians don’t close up the tax loopholes is they use them too.
My favorite time was when Ronald Reagan was President. Not only did he let me keep most of the money, but the whole world, including Russia, was afraid of the U.S. How cool was that?
What amazes me is how many people forget that they voted for Nixon, kinda like nobody remembers adoring Mussolini and Hitler.
If you’re lucky, few people see what you see.
According to my father, you can’t cheat an honest man. What tells you ex-Bernie Maslow fans?
If you don’t choose a path, fate will.
Wow, when was the last time you used a landline? It’s like going from AM to FM.
Have you ever noticed that the rich only share their downside?
If your problems this year are the same as last year, you may be the problem.
I wonder how much Apple has to pay to have their laptops in every movie?
Doing what you have to do to become successful while taking care of those you love is an almost impossible mission.
As strong an individual as you may think you are, someday you’ll discover that everybody needs not only a coach but also a co-pilot.
Can you imagine, as a straight guy, how exciting it would be to be a figure skater or ballet dancer?
Sometimes, the harder I tried to make something bigger, the smaller it got.
Very few things in this world are more powerful than a smile.
Well, here’s something that I’m not very proud of. The U.S. is home to 4 of the most dangerous cities on earth, St Louis, Baltimore, Detroit, and New Orleans.
Justice or the law doesn’t make us equal; unfortunately, only a gun can do that.
Why do men feel obligated to take the fall for women?
Communication is the beginning of understanding, and understanding leads to a conclusion which results in a better resolution.
Jed Duval: George: When the original and second-generation (post-W.W. II) F.C.C. bureau chiefs retired, these radio and TV engineers were replaced by career Washington attorneys, beholden to the political party chieftains that helped get them appointed. After 1974, in my opinion, the F.C.C., more than ever, became a political puppet. Yes, engineers are still a part of the staff, but prior to 1974, the process was more by the book and rather objective, except in those areas where Congressional mandates had begun to interfere with the ownership policies (like TV-newspaper cross-ownership). The F.R.C. / F.C.C. commissioners were always political appointees, but they were far more involved with the issues of the best use of the spectrum and licensees “serving the public interest, convenience, and necessity.” Today, sadly, political pull and lobbying (i.e. money) are what goes on outside of the hearing rooms of the F.C.C. (This One Is For My Brother)
Geo: A sad but true tale, Jed.
Steve Eberhart: The reason why the politicians don’t tax the rich more is simple; they’re rich. …actually, it’s really because they need their money, and if they’re giving it to the state, there’s not much left for the politicians! (Nothing But)
Geo: Thanks for the read, Steve; hey, the word on the street is that you’re now one of the rich, so you should know. 🙂
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