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A highlight from SBF TRIAL: Inside Sam Bankman-Fried's Trial Defense Episode 4
"But the at end, they're going to be like, hey, count one. What do you say? Guilty, not guilty. Count two, guilty, not guilty. And I don't know, push comes to shove. I don't know what those elements that are going to stand out at trial that sway jurors are going to be, but to Mark Litt's point, you might only need one person to say, I'm not convinced. And the advice of counsel stuff is tricky because according to the filings going back and forth, there are big differences between if you tell a lawyer, go and handle this for me, and the lawyer commits a crime, versus if the lawyer was just in the room when you discussed committing a crime and you took their silence as implicit endorsement of the legality of your actions, that does not hold up in court. There are specific precedents that say you can't get away with that. So again, those three deputies that may have been in the room with Sam and his lawyers from the firm Fenwick and what is it, Fenwick and West, or Ryan Miller who has a past at Sullivan and Cromwell, or Dan Friedberg, who was the top lawyer at FTX for a long time, testimony from all of these people and the exact phrasing and intentionality of what was in the room could end up being important. I mean, I think all of that will end up being important for sure, one way or the other, depending on how much is allowed to be discussed at trial. If Judge Kaplan says, yeah, I'll let you try it, then yeah, maybe some of it starts to appear. But I do think that was interesting because to your question on how much has changed since we started digging into Sam's defense, given what he's provided to us directly, there wasn't a lot of mention about Fenwick and West. There was way more about Sullivan and Cromwell and this idea of, hey, you promised me a lot of things before I turned this company over to John Ray, your chosen hand -picked successor to me. And then he turned around and chose Solcrom, that's now on pace to make almost a billion dollars through all this. And that as a defense kind of, again, you can start to see the pieces come together. As Marklet told us, on the other side, the government wants to include the bankruptcy facts, the facts at FTX eventually because of all of these things wound up in bankruptcy with a huge hole, is because of all the things that came before it and it completes their story. I think it's kind of interesting that we didn't see, I mean, he mentions Fenwick and West in here, but what he filed in his idea of advice of counsel leans way more in that direction than anything against John J. Ray and Sullivan and Cromwell. So I think that that's kind of, if you think about my discussion with him as a snapshot in time of his defense at that moment before he's in jail to where kind of the advice of counsel argument is moving now, I don't know if that like completes his story to kind of use the parallel grading metric. And if you're a juror, I don't know if the big bad boogeyman of my quote unquote lawyers told me I was fine. I don't know. But I don't think it's as neatly presented that way. So will it hold up? I don't know. But those are essentially the two pillars. And then the third one's not even really a defense in the courtroom at all, which is, hey, CZ wasn't exactly helping me out here when he triggered a bank run on FTX. And that also should be talked about, which I think actually probably should be talked about, which is why we talked about it in this series. But looking ahead, Abrams, when you think about what is to come and how these are going to go, as we discussed, 150 years for Bernie Madoff. For Sam, he's facing seven counts. And how the jury rules on it could determine some things. Right. I've heard a theoretical maximum penalty of 115 years. That's what the Justice Department said back in December, I believe. And you think about good behavior, bad behavior, sentencing, and how all this is going to go past whatever convictions happen.
A highlight from SBF TRIAL: Inside Sam Bankman-Fried's Trial Defense Episode 2
"The most important thing is, you know, just because a lawyer tells you something is okay, that's not a defense. Geez, he said it. He seemed to think everything was okay. Yeah. That's not an advice of counsel defense that negates criminal intent, that's an excuse. In part two of our series digging into SPF's defense, we dissect Sam Bankman -freed's claims that his lawyers played a larger role in FTX's collapse than he did. It might sound like a stretch, but there is legal precedent behind it. SPF also says he was pressured by counsel into turning FTX over to their hand -picked successor. In this episode, we sit down with Mark Litt, the prosecutor who took down Bernie Madoff, Travis Kling, a fund manager who still has millions of dollars tied up in FTX, and Mr. Purple, a pseudonymous crypto investor and fellow FTX victim, to see if there's any legitimacy to SPF's claims that lawyers who were there for FTX's rise are now primed to rake in hundreds of millions of dollars in legal fees. Money that SPF says should be used to pay back depositors. I'm Zach Ousman, you're listening to the SPF Defense Podcast, a coinage investigation. SPF's position is that FTX would have made it through the crisis if not for his lawyers, which conspired to steal the company out from under him, cover up their role in its operation, and siphon hundreds of millions of dollars in legal fees from the bankrupt estate. SPF even names one lawyer in particular, Ryan Miller, who joined FTX US from the law firm's Sullivan and Cromwell, and planned on returning there after his time at the exchange, according to an affidavit from FTX's top lawyer. SPF says Miller conspired to hand the company over to Solcrom and their chosen agent, John J. Ray III, who also handled Enron's bankruptcy. And whether you come to believe Sam's claims or not, Solcrom and Ray clearly won. If FTX's bankruptcy process takes the two years like Enron's did, it's on track to cost over $800 million. And Solcrom's relationship has already been called out by more than just Sam. It's even been raised as an issue by senators and 18 state regulators. But could SPF be right about Ryan Miller and Solcrom's nefarious motives? And even if they did do some evil lawyer shit, will it be enough to get SPF off the hook? To fully understand this defense strategy, it helps to start with SPF's story behind his attempt to plug the now notorious multi -billion dollar hole at FTX back in November's collapse. As the story goes, he was preparing to handle the liquidity crisis by courting Nomura, Japan's largest investment group, and the crypto company Tron, who had pledged billions of dollars in liquidity to FTX, while other investors were still deliberating. SPF had said he planned on giving away most of his equity in the company, and therefore most of his wealth, in an attempt to make customers of FTX International whole. SPF has always maintained that FTX US remained completely solvent right up to the end. But SPF says his rescue plan failed because Ryan Miller and Solcrom agents at his company, including Tim Wilson, another FTX lawyer with a past at Solcrom, pressed him repeatedly to sign the company's over to John Ray in bankruptcy, and even implied that if he refused, they could have him arrested and quote, change control in order to authorize a proper insolvency process. SPF said he changed his mind within 10 minutes of signing, but it was already too late. And he says his lawyers reneged on their promises to let him select a board share, blocking him out of his accounts and refusing to communicate further. As soon as John Ray was installed, he chose Sullivan and Cromwell as FTX's primary counsel. To be fair, SPF actually has a point when it comes to the sketchiness of that process. Even outside legal observers have taken issue with Solcrom being tapped as the firm to manage FTX's bankruptcy. In fact, a bipartisan group of two Republican and two Democratic senators, including Elizabeth Warren, sent a letter to the judge overseeing the case, urging him to appoint an independent examiner rather than Solcrom, which worked with FTX and Alameda before the collapse, bringing in $8 .5 million in legal fees. The senators argued, quote, given their longstanding legal work for FTX, they may well bear a measure of responsibility for the damage wrecked on the company's victims. Regulators from 18 states echoed that issue, saying appointing an independent examiner wasn't just right, it was also legally required. But back in February, the judge in the case threw out those requests, saying it would cost too much money, though we should note FTX's lawyers also charged the bankruptcy estate $21 ,000 over 20 days just for meals, which apparently isn't too much to spend. And if you ask the victims in FTX's collapse, this is all pretty important, considering it's their deposits and claims at stake. And if their money is being drained in broad daylight by a law firm who also helped FTX pre -collapse, that might not sit any better than Sam spending it. We talked to Travis Kling, who lost his crypto investment fund in FTX's collapse, and asked him to weigh in. If you ask me at the very beginning, do you think this is going to be one of the most expensive bankruptcies in U .S. history, I would say yes. Yes. You know, it's enormous. There's a ton of fraud, and it's magic internet money. Trying to kind of Monday morning quarterback this and say, oh, Sam would have been better off not filing for bankruptcy. That's not something that I feel very strongly about. And Solkrom's outrageous fees aren't the only reason for concern. SPF also claims Solkrom gave a clean bill of health to Alameda's trading accounts on FTX in a report with the CFTC just months before the collapse. Furthermore, in his affidavit, Dan Friedberg, who was both FTX's chief compliance officer and Alameda's general counsel until he stepped down following the crisis, says Miller only included FTX U .S. in the bankruptcy proceedings precisely because Miller knew it had the funds to pay Solkrom for its work, which backs up what SPF said about how FTX U .S. was never insolvent. So this may be a case of the fox guarding the henhouse. Solkrom denies any of this, of course. The firm's top bankruptcy lawyer, Andrew Dietrich, who told other lawyers FTX was rock solid in an email just days before the bankruptcy, said he only spoke with SPF twice. The FTX debtors also countersued Friedberg to seek damages, alleging he breached his fiduciary duties. We can't say much more beyond that because Solkrom never got back to us when we asked for a comment. But one thing is clear, what guidance Sam's lawyers gave him, and particularly what they knew about the business, will become integral to SPF's defense at trial. Even if you asked Ryan Miller before the collapse, the laws are pretty simple for any business, crypto or otherwise. Here he is explaining that concept at an MIT Bitcoin meetup in July 2022. Don't do fraud, don't lie, don't release materially incomplete statements. That then creates a basis for liability, liability from a criminal authority, be it a Department of Justice or liability in a civil context. Yet according to Caroline Allison's guilty plea, they had trouble following even those rules. In her sworn testimony, she said, quote, I agreed with Mr. Bankman, Fried and others to provide materially misleading financial statements to Alameda's lenders. Could Miller or any of SPF's lawyers, for that matter, be one of those others? Sam's other allegation that Miller contacted the DOJ to turn over documents that led to his indictment days before SPF linked, which controlled the company, makes Miller start to look even sketchier. But even if Solkrom really does have a true conflict of interest, could SPF really use their role in everything that happened to get an acquittal? Given that I'm not a lawyer, we pose that defense to Mark Litt, the prosecutor who took down Bernie Madoff. Can a lawyer be a criminal? Sure. Yeah. Can a lawyer be part of a criminal enterprise? Yes. Do they often go down? I don't know a lot of reputable lawyers who are going to bless lying to investors, lying to banks, intermingling funds, lying to auditors. If he happened to find one who knew all that was going on and blessed it, then maybe as a defense. But I tend to doubt it. You can't think of it as, well, oh, well, you know, Sullivan and Cromwell was involved or a former Sullivan and Cromwell lawyer was involved and, geez, he said he seemed to think everything was okay. That's not an advice of counsel defense that negates criminal intent. That's an excuse masquerading as an advice of counsel defense. Advice of counsel defense is very specific and narrow. You need competent counsel and they'll stipulate that any lawyer at Sullivan and Cromwell is competent in the subject area that they're being asked about. Second, every material fact has to be disclosed to them. Third, you have to seek their legal opinion on a subject. And fourth, you have to follow the advice. So if the defense can make out those elements, I would think they'd be able to present the defense and it might have a shot of winning. So Sol Cromwell might not be saints, but as we covered last time in episode one, SPF isn't exactly facing a trial over FTX's collapse. He's charged with a lot of things that led up to FTX's collapse. Arguably, what's alleged to have happened post -collapse matters more for FTX's victims. And if you ask them, the reviews are mixed on exactly what's played out thus far. If I'm going to judge Sullivan and Cromwell and John J. Wray from my purview of being someone who's seen these things in bankruptcy, I would give them a very low grade because you can say, oh, this is crypto, it's difficult, but it's not that difficult. And sometimes the devil you know is better than the one you don't. I will say that these debtors are extremely bad in my professional experience. That was Mr. Purple, a pseudonymous crypto investor who has experience following bankruptcy proceedings. For former FTX customers like him, Sam's spat with Sol Cromwell matters very little, as long as the firm can help achieve a meaningful recovery of their funds. And despite the fact that legal fees are stacking up, the bidding market for FTX customer claims is showing a growing hope they might not be stuck with pennies on the dollar. Another way to frame it is, you know, there's a claims market for FTX claims, trade claims, trade actively. There's a little niche of traditional finance that all they do is go around to different bankruptcies in all industries and they buy claims. This is this is a, you know, a subsector of of investing. And this is a huge bankruptcy. So this has been a very big liquid market. Right. And the first, you know, we're a very big creditor in this. So, you know, I'm in active conversations in this claims market. First, first bid we saw was in Thanksgiving and it was like six cents. That was the first bid. Six cents on the dollar, six cents on the dollar. And now now it's like 40 cents. And so it's gone from six to 40 cents. So then I'm like, OK, well, that feels quite good. Yeah. And OK, these guys are charging a load of money for that, but they have taken us from six cents to 40 cents. With both FTX's bankruptcy case and SPF's criminal case unfolding in real time, one may very well impact the other. We filed a Freedom of Information Act request for the CFTC to share the report. Sam says Solkrom filed to support that FTX's structure was above board. The agency denied our request, saying it's unable to share documents that, quote, could interfere with the conduct of federal agency law enforcement activities. And of course, as long as Solkrom selected John Ray is running the show at FTX, it's unexpected anything comes out to support SPF's case. FTX, too, didn't get back for comment. So unless SPF has direct evidence of lawyers being aware of FTX's shaky financials and helping for years to cover it up, it's hard to judge SPF's advice of counsel defense or the idea that he thought he was in the clear leading up to the collapse just because his lawyers said it was fine. As Litt said, that sounds more like an excuse than a defense. As a community owned Web3 media outlet, Coinage will be breaking down everything we've learned together through this series and curating still unanswered questions at Coinage .Media. I'm Zach Guzman. This was the second part of Coinage's investigative series covering SPF's defense. Stay tuned for episode three, where we'll explore another pillar. Of SPF's defense. You've been listening to the SPF Defense on the Coindesk Podcast Network. Follow the Coindesk Podcast Network to get all the Coindesk shows in one place and head over to Coindesk .com for all the Sam Bankman freed coverage. Thanks for listening.
An Interview With One of London’s Most Well-Known Black Cabbies
"I'm Tom Hutley. I'm 31 years old, London taxi driver. So in 2020, I had a bit of an identity crisis. Of course, you know, pandemic happens, stay at home, you're not allowed to go to work. So I'm thinking, well, if I can't drive my taxi, what am I? What can I do? So I got on YouTube and I was like, I'm just going to make videos about taxi driving, you know, the nuanced stuff, you know, what are passengers like? 75 ,000 people subscribe to Tom's videos, and over 6 million people have watched him driving around London. Most people who do watch Tom are surprised by something. They are surprised that he entirely navigates London without a GPS. Some cab drivers do use a GPS in their cab, but it's more used as a tool. We're not being directed by it. My analogy I would always use is that if you look at a professional chef, they can go into the kitchen, they can make any sort of like, you know, standard kind of recipe, and they can just do it by like intuition. I'll have a pinch of that, I'll do a bit of this, or I'm cooking for this person, I might change the recipe a little bit. Whereas the sat nav, using a sat nav is like going from a cookbook. We can all cook from a cookbook, but it might not turn out as well as what professional chef does. And the professional chefs can be more efficient, they might be able to get it done sooner, have that bit of flair about it. And that's what it's like being a taxi driver. From day to day, the same route I will take one day might not be the same the next day, even 10 minutes apart, you know, because something might have happened on the street, which then influences a small corner of London. And then that then has knock on effects across the rest of London. So how on earth does Tom navigate 25 ,000 streets in London without needing a GPS? Well, he's studied something called the knowledge. So I'll just introduce the knowledge of London. It's capital T, capital K. It's fascinating, even just the name of it just sounds so like prestigious, the knowledge and I'm like, wow. And it's the normalised process examination that us London cab drivers has had since around 1851. Its routes go back to the great exhibition held in Hyde Park during the reign of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. And basically the cab drivers, we've had taxis in London since the 17th century, we was first licensed by Oliver Cromwell, but taxi drivers would frequently get drunk, they would crash their carts of horses and stuff. It was astonishing that we still have a taxi trade today based upon those Hackney carriage drivers of the 18th, 19th century. So they brought in this formalised process called the knowledge whereby the drivers had to learn the streets that they were driving on. So if someone said taxi driver, take me to, they would know exactly where they were going. But yeah, effectively a character building exercise because of how long it would take to get your badge. In those sort of days back in the times of the great exhibition, it might have taken a year or so to do the formalised study to then eventually get to a badge. In my time, it took three years and the average sits around between two and four years. And as we can allude to that the knowledge basically involves learning just about anywhere within London within a six mile radius of Charing Cross, which is roughly the geographical centre of
"cromwell" Discussed on The Final Furlong Podcast
"I might as part of a couple of times in grade one company, if the ground was good, he's probably wanted the normal decent price for Williams as well. So he probably overlooked in the market because he'd be beaten on the last three starts twice, but in 1912, but that's not to say you can't rule well. You probably closed the gap on decent ground as well. Yeah, I'm glad you mentioned him because they thought he'd win the Martin pipe last year. It didn't happen. They thought he'd win the Galway hurdle. He was desperately unlucky. And I've been impressed with him over fences. There's nothing wrong. We're finishing second to Jerry colon, who I think is going to win the brown advisory and there's nothing wrong with the last day either. For forecast purposes and exotic purposes, he's definitely a player. And the 20s is long gone, so that Kelly warrior elite hump adamantly chosen bet that also has appreciated for the wrong race and sir Garrett for the wrong race. Maybe a little bit of life, but exotic purposes only each way only. I think it's on the current going, it's between muddy Potter, band bridge, and appreciate it. If it's soft ground, it's mighty Potter and appreciate it. In my opinion. Mayor chase. Yes, we're talking about novice chases, but there's a couple of novices in this race as well. And it's a fascinating renewal. Of the race. So the best thing currently with beta, as we record, sees allegory de vasi. 6 to four. As the best price that you can get, she's a general 11 to 8 chart, and she's only going in one direction, and that is shorter. Impervious for Colin Murphy, another one who is an expensive acquisition by JP McManus as he assembles a really strong cheltenham team, Colin Murphy's only got one entry for cheltenham and it is this mayor, she is 7 to four with bed duck. Govern crumbles, Jeremy's flame is a 5 to one shot, magic days for Henry bromhead tens. Would have this option as well. It sounds like they're going to go brand advisory, but maybe the skeletons would choose to go here instead. And you can get 14s with bet Doc as we record about her. Your thoughts on the mayor's chase, the second last race of cheltenham 2023 poll. I think the fact that last year's winner Ellie may is what double figure price. Tells you you'll see second in the first when you did the year before as well. So I think that tells you the quality of this year's field. Germany's fleeing is probably solid one if you don't want to get involved with one of the two novices who top the market and move on to them short legal. I thought you were hunting down the day Jeremy's flame on youth absolutely bolted up. She was pretty impressive on decent ground and beat a fair yard sticking down Bella. It was room well and tweed skirt with novice as well. Bella is obviously grown well in this race before. Finish for the last year. I was in good form of monetary starts and Jeremy's flame traveled all over, so Kevin Cromwell's obviously enjoying a really good time of late, so if you want to decide with experience over potential she will be the way to go again, I think, even though she's won on software and thinks she's. A whole lot of decent service, both goods and software and it's probably quick enough I hold and teach you travel really well traveled all over. Sam Bella, so if you say if you look into a pose, you can experience pairing, she definitely be won, but again, she's not the one who the market's causal for this year is around. To one ten to one, not so long ago. And I think so through these might well have availed themselves to the fact that she will be the way option if experience captures the two novices out. So it's not surprised and really to see a carbon price in recent days and weeks. What do you make of the top two? Allegory diversity and impervious. Who do you favor? I think that natural talent, I think she's probably not far off or any of the horses we've spoken about throughout the whole show. To be honest, I think she'd have been to be well up to taking a chance and it's a fact I think impervious could have easily been given the Turner's entry to be honest on the back of the boys would be journey, which he was given journey with me a pound when she'd eaten because she was penalized in that race of punches. Which changes its name every year but I've been a good guard here and has been recent years. And while carefully selected in the recent years, but edge opens good. One thing I'd say is maybe a she's quite quick. Just whether if this became a really strong, we're all nice on one. I think again, we're not going to be the biggest field, but. Maybe have a quite a slight question mark of ultra stamina. An extended two and a half. She seems to improve for the self open trip to three and a half. We'll just handle a safe. I'll just have that on my mind. And she is quite a pacey man for two and a half. So a bit that I mind, obviously, better ground. Maybe
"cromwell" Discussed on Bob and Sheri
"Luck, sherry. Guys, something really wild and strange happened at my house last night, so I had something in the oven and I opened the oven door and my oven Mitt dropped. Fell right off my hand and dropped on the floor, so I bent down to pick up my oven Mitt, and I forgot that the oven door was open. And when I stood up, I clocked my head. On the oven door and it of course I screamed and, you know, happens like, what is it? I hit my head on the oven door. And he's like, how did you do that? And I said, I'm in too much redacted redacted redacted pain to describe how I did that. Just know that it wasn't on purpose. Why do you all ask us questions? How'd you do that? Well, I've been practicing for a couple of days. You know, I stretched. I want to be limber before you clog your head on the oven door. It hurt. I mean, I saw the cartoon birds and stars. So I go and I sit down on the couch and I'm rubbing my head where it hurts. And a big tuft of my hair came out. I've never had a big tuft of my hair come out. Of course I screamed. You know, and all the lights go on and I'm like, do I have and he's like, I don't see anything, there's no blood, there's no bald spot. So I don't understand what happened. Here's his theory. He thinks that because it's a metal door or something, that I hid it so fast and with such force that the edge of the metal cut my hair and so it's not that my hair fell out. It's like a big swath of it got cut, up by the way. Listen, listen, your hair is not supposed to come out in clumps. And when it does, it makes you anxious and get your attention. For sure. You know, I'm not one of those guys that when my wife does something like that, I am not one of those guys that says, how did you do that? No way. I would no longer do that than I'd set fire to the rug in the living room. Well, listen, my fate is improved because Kevin says, how did you do that? My ex would go, what did you do that? Yeah, exactly. Well, you're right. Hey, you moved up, didn't you? Yeah, everything, you know, it's everything's just better by the minute. What did you do that? It got to the point where something would happen. He would go where'd you do that? Then I would literally have to count to ten and say to myself more so. I don't know why I did that. It's just a thing that happened. I think Mary, if I bang my head, she would say, you know, how did you do that? I do think that she would say the same thing that Kevin said. But for some reason, I'm just not wired to do that. Who bangs their head on an oven door and then has a big tuft of hair fall out. So, you know, a little while goes by and it's still hurts. You know, this is like last night at stores. So a little while goes by, and my group texts with my daughter's lights up. And, you know, carry me. He's like, hey bastie, whatcha doing? And so I replied back, oh, you're not going to believe what happened. I bent down to pick up an oven Mitt when I stood up, I banged my head on the oven door and a big tough to my hair fell out. So Olivia is like, ah, I don't know what to say and care of me is like, oh my God, is it bleeding? Do you need to go to the hospital? No, no, no blood. It's just been tough for my hair, fell out. So some time goes by, and then here comes the text message from my youngest. Mom. I worry. What? What do you mean you worry? So I've replied back. It's okay, I'm fine. What do you worry about? I worry that these things are happening now. No. Wait, wait, wait, wait, wait, wait, wait. These things are not happening now. This thing has happened, but it's not like every 20 minutes. I'm like, oh my God, my eye just fell out. Oh. Oh, I locked myself in the bathroom. What? They are at that stage now where they talk to me like I'm not a 100% reliable. And what they're saying to each other. Here's what they're saying to each other. Do you think that we should each take turns calling her like once a day? To see if she's going home, we're often. Worried. And I laughed, but I thought I looked at that text. And I thought, how many times have I said to my own mother who lives alone in the desert? Mom, listen, I worry. And my mom has not banged her head on a door and had a tuft of hair fall out. So technically, I'm more worrisome than my mother is. That's unsettling. But back to a tuft of my hair falling out. What the hell? Have you ever seen or heard of anything like that happening? I mean a big puff of hair fell out of my head after I banged it on the oven door. I have not had that happen yet, and it says to me that I am really on my toes because herself will go and get something out of a cabinet in the kitchen and it does not close. So every time I go through the kitchen, there are cabinet doors that are left wide open and occasionally the microwave too. I don't know. Some people just don't like Kev said to me, you should pay more attention to where things are. And I like that better than mom, I worry. Because it's true that I live in a daydream world. I do. If I'm thinking about something, I'm oblivious to my surroundings, right? So at least kept like, you should try to pay a little more attention, which says, I know you're capable of paying more attention. My youngest over here, mom, I worry. Should you get a helmet? Yeah, all right. Coming up, we have a really funny comedian for you. Jono zele plus, if you thought that Chinese spy balloon, we just shot down over Myrtle Beach. If you think that's some kind of new thing, think again, you're gonna your mind is gonna just be blown. Absolutely blown by what we have for you coming up. It's bobbing cherry. The fun size podcast, a shareable taste of the show at our website or the free freeze bob and cherry app. And now I'm the bobbin sherry show, it's another exciting episode of fans bob didn't know. And the first two things I didn't know had to do with Great Britain, England. Britain once banned Christmas. Can you think of anything worse, but it is true between 1644 and 1660, lord protector Oliver Cromwell, a sort of unelected prime minister, banned the celebration of Christmas. Cromwell was a puritan, very strict Christian who believed that fun things like dancing, music, and things that were made up just to have fun. We're sinful and upset God.
FTX Bankruptcy Judge Denies Request for Independent Examiner
"Guys, as you can guess from this intro, lots and lots going on today. And I want to start with some late breaking news. One of the big questions in the FTX case has been whether or not there would be an independent examiner appointed. An independent examiner is someone who's brought in in the case of a bankruptcy to get the full facts of the case from a completely neutral party. You'll remember I recently did a show about the independent examiner's findings in the Celsius case and there were some pretty big revelations in that report. In the case of FTX, the U.S. trustee from the Department of Justice has been requesting an examiner. Their argument is pretty simply that the goals of uncovering the full truth about what happened at FTX might not always be aligned with the goals of the new management who are trying to recover as much money as possible for creditors. The U.S. trustee was recently joined by something like 17 or 18 states who filed papers supporting appointment of an independent examiner as well. On the flip side are the new management of FTX led by John Jay ray the third, as well as the official creditors committee. Their argument is also simple that an independent examiner would come with significant costs and duplicate efforts. Ray testified that the independent examiner reports in some other cases where he was in charge of restructuring, cost 90 million to a $100 million and this one could be even more expensive. He also said that when push came to shove, he never really actually used them. adding further complications to all of this have been claims of conflicts of interest with Sullivan and Cromwell who are now the lead lawyers at FTX. In January 4 senators sent a letter to the judge in the FTX case, calling for an independent examiner because of some of those concerns. So to put it mildly, it's been messy. While in a hearing earlier today, a U.S. judge sided with FTX and the creditors, saying that there wasn't any need to appoint an independent examiner who would, quote, conduct yet another costly investigation that would slow the progress of these cases. James Murphy at meta lawman on Twitter writes breaking news on FTX bankruptcy. The FTX judge has denied the U.S. trustees motion to appoint an independent examiner. If this ruling is allowed to stand, there will be no credible investigation of the third parties who may have enabled one of the largest frauds in U.S. history.
FTX Bankruptcy Judge Not Swayed by Letter From US Senators
"Wendy O is going to start us off today with an FTX bankruptcy update. What do you got when? Gosh, golly gee, you guys, this thing is going to be a topic conversation for a long time. Just in. Bipartisan group of U.S. senators calls for independent examiner to investigate FTX. And this bipartisan group is actually very interesting because it's comprised of senators, Elizabeth Warren, John hinkle looper, Tom tillis, and Cynthia Loomis, which I actually like her because she's kind of pro crypto. And shout out to hotel Jesus 'cause he also told me that many time you see anything bipartisan, it's not a good thing. You want them fighting and going at it. I don't know, that's what he said. But anyways, before U.S. senators sent a letter to the bankruptcy judge calling for independent examiner to be appointed to the case and they're urging the judge to support a motion to appoint an examiner to have full authority and resources to conduct an objective investigation of the activities that led to the collapse and they argue that the current adviser Sullivan and Cromwell advised FTX for years, leading up to its collapse and one of its partners even served as FTX general counsel, that seems like a conflict of interest to me, but just in the bankruptcy hearing today, Delaware judge John Dorsey called the letter inappropriate intervention in banking and proceedings which won't sway due to decisions. Jen, I need your opinion on this because it's kind of a heavy topic. And it's a lot to chat about. Yeah, so I read the story and I was like, oh yeah, I totally agree with the senators, and then I read the judges dance. I was like, yeah, I totally agree with the judge. So let's talk about Sullivan and Cromwell first. Assisting the current FTX leadership and identifying issues, the senators are saying that they're not a disinterested party because they've been working with FTX for a really long time and some of their partners have even served as general counsel for FTX. That really does sound like a conflict of interest. But at the end of the day, I think my opinion here is that the judge is right that this should all come out in court everyone should have a chance to respond to any of these matters and it seems like the court is compiling lots of different witnesses who can speak to or against this and it should all play out in court. It shouldn't be swayed by senators.
"cromwell" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York
"Done. Is the problem that they're just too many cooks in this kitchen I think that is really a very perceptive point. There are a lot of cooks and a lot of ideas. And for me, the ability to regulate is exists with fsoc, F saw can look prospectively to the future. And that would bring everybody together, at least in terms of the administrative agencies. So right, finally, right in your backyard, this is what you do. Talk to us about bank mergers. Because you pointed this out to me that they've trailed way off. Is that a regulatory problem? I can hear a lot of people saying because there's too many regulations or is it something else? First of all, you are so right that they have trailed off. I think one critically interesting statistic is that the largest bank deal done in the second quarter was only the 29th largest in the last 6 quarters. But I think the real factor, the most important factor is economic uncertainty. Buyers don't like to buy and sellers are less interested in selling when there is uncertainty. Banks can deal with a weak economy or a strong economy, but what they can't deal with in merger talks is uncertainty. Well, we have a lot of that without a debt. Roger is almost such a pleasure to have you with us. Thank you for joining us. That's Raj Cohen. He's senior chairman at Sullivan and Cromwell. Coming up, it's time for our midterm report with contributors
"cromwell" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York
"Over the past few years is the fed under palace leadership has basically shown the banks the test in advance And then the banks they're not dumb They reverse engineer so that their balance sheet looks just right to match the stress test but that also means may be concealing all kinds of other risk We welcome now the dean of American banking regulation He is Raj Cohen Senior chairman of southern Cromwell Roger thank you for being with us Really appreciate it First let's start with Randy coral's position which is a new position I think he was the first one ever to hold it What is that position And what do we need as a country as a banking system in a replacement So what we need first and foremost I think is a decision as soon as feasible on that particular position And the reason is clear without that position being filled and I think chairman Powell has been thoroughly clear on this We will not be able to see the regulators act on a number of really key even systemic matters before the Federal Reserve And just to tick off a few we need modernization of the community reinvestment act We need final capital rules under Basel three We need at least the beginning of a real debate on a Central Bank digital currency We need a number of safety and soundness regulations really modernized And we need a regulatory approach to cryptocurrency All of those are waiting in a queue Want to come back and visit a couple of those but first of all something I have read about is bank mergers Is there something but backlog right now There is a number of mergers have been one machine really far beyond the normal processing period or at least the process in period over the recent past And I really think the situation for the banks is beginning to resemble what is described in the voice-over at the beginning of the movie Casablanca They wait and wait and wait And it's important I think to realize here that a prolonged processing period doesn't just harm the banks who are involved And it does harm them But it creates uncertainty for all the employees and to the extent there are benefits assured for communities and for customers The realization of those benefits would be postponed So there is a real policy reason to move with promptness on these applications Roger want to go back to something we just heard about from Elizabeth Warren which is the stress test A lot of talk about the stress test How rigorous they are how rigorous they need to be We've talked with Dan to rolo who used to supervise those at the fed And he had some concerns as well about really revealing too much of the banks in advance Let me cut through all that Whether we should go back and make them more strenuous or not what difference does it make I mean you deal in this world in the real world We just got earnings out of JPMorgan We're about to get some more And boy it looks like the banks have an awful lot of money They're not in any danger If you made them as tough as Elizabeth Warren wants to make them would it make any practical difference in the real world Well the stress tests are truly important I would agree that they are fundamental That was another dod Frank act improvement But the basic economic assumptions included in those stress tests are indeed very very stressful So I'm not exactly sure how you would make them more difficult or more stressful I guess assume the end of the world and then nobody would have enough capital But if you look at the specific assumptions that the Federal Reserve has been issuing again very stressful indeed I want to pick up on one of the things you mentioned that's waiting and that is a possible Central Bank digital currency chair Powell has promised a paper on that We don't have it yet Let's talk about regulation of digital currency cryptocurrency You use the word you want to use What should we be doing about regulating this Because certainly it is growing enormously and there is concern for example on some of the stable coins that there could be systemic risk at some point Well you are so right that this is a problem that needs to be dealt with right now Just a few years ago it was a hundred $1 million of these coins Bitcoin in particular Then we went to billions And now we're in trillions of nominal value And there are three conceptual ways to deal with this The first is to prohibit the second is to simply need it unregulated And I think those are two extremes which are should be unacceptable And the third is regulation And only the third is consistent with I think fundamental goals Safety and soundness of the financial system consumer protection curtailment of criminal activity and effective monetary policy Regulation of crypto assets is very difficult But that really should be a crowd rather than an excuse And if it is regulated who should regulate and there are lots of forms of regulation Let me take one specifically against stable coin We heard from chair Powell and in his most recent testimony that in some ways these stable coins resemble a money market where you could break the buck theoretically depending on what actually you're holding in your vaults pledged against those stable coins Should that be regular about the Federal Reserve As a money market I think this is a fundamental question but this should not the process should not stand in the way of the substance Personally I think the best way to go would be to use another little use provision of Dodd Frank where there is a special regulatory scheme for financial utilities which I think stable coin would fit into at least some of the leading proponents of stable coin would truly welcome regulation So long as there's an even playing field And more broadly one of the things I've heard is it's not so much the cryptocurrency themselves as what it might do for payment systems And even for democratization of financial systems around the world that handled correctly and perhaps with regulation as you suggest that actually this could allow a lot more participant people around the world to participate in our financial systems I do think that is the true promise of stable coin and perhaps other crypto assets is participation We want to have everybody Possible participate in our financial system That's good for the economy It's good for economic stability broadly And it's good in terms of social opportunity and social equality Rajan is always a pleasure and a privilege to have you with us that's Raj and Cohen He is Sullivan Cromwell senior chairman And this is.
"cromwell" Discussed on Brothers of the Serpent Podcast
"Consisting of owens wife iris. Oh and former chairperson of mensa. In canada margaret sparrow and dust designer. Andy h his wife. Lorne heating engineer al peacock accountant bernice and bookkeeper dorothy o'donnell and sociology student sydney k. This group was convened for para psychological. Study which would be overseen by psychologist. Dr joel whitton. The objective of the study would be to attempt contact with an individual named philip aylesford. Yes the philip experiment aylesford by l. ails biography. Red ales bird was an aristocratic englishmen. Living in the middle sixteen hundreds at the time of oliver cromwell he had been a supporter of the king was a catholic. He was married to a beautiful but cold and frigid wife dorothy. The daughter of a neighboring nobleman one day went out riding on the boundaries of his estates. Philip came across the gypsy encampment. And saw there a beautiful raven haired gipsy girl margaux. And fell instantly in love with her. He brought her back secretly to live in the gate house near the stables. Didn't manner his family home for some time..
September 6th, 1651: King Charles II Flees for His Life
"Day was september. Sixth sixteen fifty one after fleeing for his life following his defeat at the battle of worcester. Charles the second. The king of scotland and rightful king of england took refuge in a tall oak tree where he remained until the coast was clear a few days earlier on september third oliver cromwell and his parliamentarian forces had won the final battle of the english civil war when it was clear the royalists had lost the twenty one year old charles the second escaped the battlefield on horseback with some of his most trusted men. They rode forty miles through the countryside. Until it last reaching the ruins of the white lady's nunnery on the northern border of shropshire. When they arrived charles troop said about disguising him. They dressed him in old. Clothes cut his hair and smeared his face with soot. It was a necessary measure because cromwell had already dispatched soldiers to hunt down. the road. King wanted posters quickly appeared far and wide and a one thousand pound reward was issued for his capture with the kings safe for the time. Being most of his friends departed to avoid drawing attention to the group. Only richard peril remained with charles to help lead him through the woods on september fifth. The pair fled towards the river. Saverne where they hoped to cross into wales and from their sale to the relative safety of france unfortunately they found that the severn was heavily. Guarded by cromwell's patrols left with no way forward. Charles and richard were forced to turn back the way they came this time. They headed for bosca bell house a remote hunting lodge about a mile away from the nunnery where they'd hidden the night before when they arrived at around three. Am on the morning of september six. They were informed by richards. Brothers that the white lady's nunnery had already been raided by cromwell's soldiers. Another royalist fugitive named major william carlos was also hiding out at bosko bell. He suggested that it would be safer. If charles didn't stay in the house instead. He recommended that the two of them climb a bushy oak tree on the house grounds. That way they could see in all directions and keep tabs on the enemy soldiers. Who would surely come looking for them.
"cromwell" Discussed on How Did This Get Made?
"To connect to rosamund pike got a seri- of his son and then was able to talk to his mom again. I would have been felt like the reason why they kept that stuff with rosamund pike was it was just so good and she's so compelling so let's leave them in clearly. There were issues in this movie. I mean it feels like they wanted like an emotional story. Which i which i really. I'm like i get why this might have been cool like the idea that like. Oh this isn't just your classic sifi kinda shoot 'em up stuff there's like There's actually heart and emotion at its base in here. It's just a lot of it is being depicted by people who are representing themselves as surrey's so they're not facially giving us those emotions which is weird and is like you thought you were talking to this person. But you're actually. You're talking to this person. But since i don't even know that person that i thought i was talking to the reveals a little bit different. It's not like there's only so many times you can go like scooby doo. Rip off the masking bekaa. But if you don't know them before the surrey like the best. One is the james cromwell as being rains reveal is probably the best one but again being rams really only shows up for a moment in the montage and then when moment at the end and then it's revealed that he is james cromwell who is funding operation to get rid of the series of the world. And then bruce willis and and his big plan. James carnell turns out to be like the great villain both because he created these series but now he also is going to use the last remaining weapon that kills the series and their operators to commit mass genocide. So he killed. The operators to that was his plan. Okay right okay right because he says the only way to kill the addiction is killing avenue until the moment is like. Why didn't he just wait a couple minutes longer before taking that size news. I feel like literally. He was minutes away second. He just do it. What did he do himself. Because he's just like gobble gobble the suicide pill and then but then like the his. Why did he exactly. Why didn't he see his plan. Through to fruition seconds away. But then bruce willis doesn't at the end. The i was kind of confused like what the debate was because the debate was aborted. It and all the series all the series live. Kill it all the series die but the operator stay alive and then it's like a new utopian. We get to see the what happens after that. But the guy the operate the the guy who plays god the the guy in the meets bag the meat bag and that seems like jewett like he was. he wants to save the surrey's he wants to save the series which i was confused about because he's a meat bag when he wanted just but he works for the fbi okay. He's he works for the fbi. I think and his whole job is predicated on the series. Allow him complete like he's basically able to see through the eyes of every surrey so he's able to sell that rape in real time the ass so he's a he's exactly so he's able to do so so the series allow for pre like kind of like a lot of shady stuff on the police side. The series allow people to behave not great. This like i think what we're watching the movie is everybody's cool with surrey's right everybody's coolest except for the prophet and the anti serie kind of human liberation front or whatever they're called And they see victims giving these speeches and you. There's these montages were bruce willis is hearing the prophets speak. And it's all landing on him. He's starts to bad. And so we need that final beaten. He says okay. All the operators are safe. Nobody's going to die if this bomb goes off. Basically in the guy's like yeah but all the series will die. Bruce willis makes the choice. Let the series die. the cromwell was right surrey's of ruling into our lives as human beings. We're not we're not living our lives. We don't that final moment of everyone taking off their steam punk classes isn't going like who am i like you know you don't be you see them all walk out of their houses and look at the series on the ground and so forth. I mean. i was surprised that there weren't more consequences to everybody being detached from surrey's eat like i expected planes falling from the sky thing. We saw a couple of cars crash right. and listen. there's a major cleanup. Like someone's gotta get tear so many series so many government pile by the way. The way that the wizards exploded didn't seem like they would be like. I guess my issue is like and what's the south of scientists and fixing these series for sure. I mean look you know. Look for every chroma. There's another cromwell that's what i always say. Oh i think. I think this culture is is gonna be almost immediately. This is a bad plan. I mean luckily if if they're going to compare it to an addiction some new dealers is gonna come along and be like. I've gotta remember series. Guess what we got more to me. My really be like version two is let that siri go to work for you and then you can go to the club dressed as a duck and figure out whatever you wanna do like you know. Let's yeah let's just like have fun like let's break some rules here like you know like they were there. Those two series that we saw on the subway. And i think that that was supposed to be like I thought that was supposed to be like you can be anything you want in this world. They didn't look particularly human totally wrong on that level of wish film. I think that. I mean it was an interesting concept like oh what are beauty standards. Are you attracted to people. You think you're attracted to when everybody is good looking like that right okay. An interesting idea like everybody's achieved what in our culture is unachievable which is like the meeting. The beauty standards then. Then what is that here. Beauty standards for bruce willis Bake that guy he and his wife chose the same faces embodies which was in rod mitchell comments on it when she meets him ryerson right. She says oh. You're surrey looks a lot like you like. And she's surprised like oh that's not normally the case that people's surrey's so closely resemble their actual selves. You know and the pawnshop guy he's like well what i can take this down. I can make you younger. I can make you this. i can make like. He's he's he's up selling him on all of the kind of surrey ways that you cannot be trapped in your actual cell should we. We make a shirt for the show like that. Just don't ask me ask my operator like some sort of there is there. Is there a t shirt. That's like my operator is a meet bag. See that. I think that that's good or maybe there should be a surrogate and the other says meet bag. That's good too. Yeah just a whole line of clothing. I almost feel like it should be an outline of a person one of which is like very symmetrical and normal surrogate and one. That is like a normal person's face or something like and then it should say operator like it should almost be like you know you should see the kind of before and after. This is a very complicated shirt. But i'm into at all Well anyway i think. I think there's a shirt in here we will. We should take a look at that. And i gotta say obviously. We had an opinion about this. We the people out there with a different opinion. These are now second opinions. This person recommends a tell me jay sekulow.
"cromwell" Discussed on How Did This Get Made?
"It'd be hard for a child to do. No and we don't see children really. We don't see like it did like. When when bruce willis is driving down the sidewalk plowing into surrey after surrey like literally without ever worrying like maybe there's a real person i mean. I think that that's a darker version of the future. They don't even really touch on. I mean they basically touch on the fact that like no one's experiencing life even though they are but i think that the sadder part of it is like i mean i don't know i mean it's just like when someone okay so when an operator dies 'cause you can't live forever you're just still you have a human life span and when would be your lifespan would be greatly decreased. Living via surrey like winning. You're winning your body like atrophy. Wouldn't jayme or like like less. Exercise less nutrition sang true. Which is that your muscles you if you go to the gym with your surrey and workout does your body results. You might be right. Yes i think that there is a partner. Sanni older series. I mean everybody's young and good looking. That's what it seemed to me. Yes that's that's that's what it appeared to me because when you saw boris kodjo like his operator. You're like oh shit. He's old man. Look you know he because he's like this very sexy dude. He's got like he you know he's got he's got great and his real operator has gray hair and yeah you know everybody seems to be a younger better version and and rosamund pike works at a surrey salon. That was v. Reveal that surprised me like in the mall or something. She works at a place where you like. Go ian and get your surrey like cheek. Implants and face off operations in there like she's like hold on on the robot on the robot. Yeah yeah not a real i mean. But here's the other thing about all these movies that makes me laugh so hard and this is across the board whenever you have robots like this. It's so easy to rip off faces or get out. It's always like just put like a nail file in the back of your head and then like the skin. Flap opens like eight so so flawless but yet one like she takes up that face so easily like just flops. Right off like if you went to kiss the makes it seem like if you went to kiss the surrey. Like the opening scene are making the alleyway like like you would feel like their faces. Could just slide right up. Well i guess if not really feeling fa- i mean that's the thing not feeling their face but maybe you are because it's like the monkeys are i keep on going back to that monkey arm because at monkey feels like that is you must has some sensation. Because if you're not no one would want to live in that world. I think it's a much more interesting story if you go like. Oh a global pandemic has gone on and people can't get out. Let's go to series out here. It seemed like the choices. It's easier and more fun. People are dancing but also it wasn't that game you're going to go off feels a lot like the world is a what are the games Called massive multiplayer yes like the world is a game of a grand theft auto. Yeah grand theft auto like it feels like the game the video game version of the future. Where the the entire cities are populated by robot versions of people. Who are you know in pods at home. And and everybody's out partying and doing all this crazy stuff with these indestructible robots as their standings. I don't know yet they don't do anything kind of indestructible fun. All the the the. That's the only thing that crime is down. The here's my pitch and you know of anyone out. There is listening and they wanna finance this movie. I think june. Jason i would have you start with me. I want to do a seri- heist film. We're breaking into these apartments while everyone hooked up and we're just stealing all sorts of we can have all this extra money know it's a it's like ocean's eleven and we're robbing the series. That would be amazing. We're robin the operators operators right interested who i like. I also like oh. I was surprised and we saw it a little bit but it was like very you know. This movie is all law enforcement and you know police story that is that the structure is like a police procedural kind of we gotta figure out. Who's doing this but there's have heist version of it. Which is what if you could jack into other people surrey's and control them. What if you could like if surrey's are truly like let's you know the same way they're talking about. Well we care for people are going to be able to hack. You're atanas car in the future. What hackers are like. Actually i want your car to bring you here or go there or something. You know like why like i would've loved. If part of this movie was remotely hacking into taking control of someone surrey but would it matter because if you're the operator you're not if someone hacks in there are you experiencing that they've just taken over that either way you could be interesting could be interesting if you suddenly became passive inside of your own body like oh no or you know or if you get bumped out because then if you were inside your body but passive you could see like no. I'm being framed for murder. I'm right doing this but somebody's doing this with my surrey. Or you give us the way that you know. Sadly rodney chills character gets killed and and multiple people are then able to kind of her surrey to use for either both bad and good. But then here's my question like what's the plot of this movie. The plotted this movie is okay. Because it kind of it kind of mushrooms right. The pot is someone is killing surrey's but they are killing the series with special gun that not only destroys the surrey but also kills the operator it gives you such an impulse that makes your brain. Liquefy like fully. Look van brits was gets a little glimpse of it like a little bit like he almost gets like shrapnel of it and his blood his nose is bleeding so again you can like if you get punched if your surrogate punched in the face you will bleed in the hand. There is a very prominent anti surrogate. Move pro human movement ving rain on eating. That exactly ving rains. A character known as the prophet is the the leader of the kind of human movement. Who we see in the first minute and then disappears for about an hour and ten after guy barely he starts the movie and then like yes goes away forever. Yeah and later we find out. He is a surrey So for james cromwell's character. Who is the inventor of the surrey's injuries is trying to kill the made the gun. James cromwell james cromwell's company made the gun now. What is it via cy. Your visas made the gun because they've realized that this has gotten out of control. No when the the there's a military expedition dump like in the middle of Where bruce will bruce willis after getting like suspended from the fbi He he gets his surrey killed he. He invades and causes basically the outbreak of a war to happen Via his actions he gets suspended but then still gets to like. He walks into the fbi offices and use the computers. He goes to the military offices. Talks to those everybody. He's still doing. His job fully uninhibited except he's himself. Not his surrey. Which i thought was like. How are they allowing him to do this. It doesn't matter the military guy downloads him..
"cromwell" Discussed on How Did This Get Made?
"Pike is great everybody around the movie even though we only get little bits of him james cromwell like the rest of the cast is like really good. Joe is great. Look this movie cost. Eighty million dollars eighty million dollars in two thousand and nine stress chasing those are those are those are just assume. Those were surrey's i mean. Look they have the technology bad they made actual surrey's and bags. They made him both. But i will say this There was a moment that i perked up. You talked about. Like bruce willis kind of dead eyeing it through it and i normally agree with you. Like the last like i would say maybe. Ten years of bruce willis has been a a bitter pill to swallow. But there was one sequence in this movie in june. We didn't watch part together. So i i don't know if you caught it too. But we're bruce willis like turns on the old david. Addison from moonlighting. It's when he goes back to confront. Boris coho in the in the police president. He's like hey alma mater the hospital and then get a box. Lucy's making jokes like where's this guy been like it was it was light and fun and it's twenty twenty one people. Let's have a come to jesus. Moment can say something hats. Hats are the most versatile unique practical clothing items. The you can wear take it from me. A bald man. I hat is your best friend. Now yes as evolvement at is my best friend..
"cromwell" Discussed on Leadership Lab with Dr. Patrick Leddin
"I put a ton of hours into the book myself and my team. It didn't quite have the impact. I thought it would. That's true for so many of us we do something we think this is going to be. And then it turns out to not quite be but it might open a door to something else it becomes it later on so you probably have had some doors. Think these are the right wants to walk through in life and then you realize they're not quite it. What what does that taught you about like still willing to get up and do it again or tackle the next one or write a third book someday. Or what does that taught you about those type of things. Yeah i mean you mentioned in the introduction. This is non linear linear. I say that we're wrong. Is linear right. It's linear yeah. Yeah my partner. Cromwell's makes fun of me for saying that but a non linear path. And if i could have been a ufc champion. I'm pretty sure. I would want to be a ufc champion. I didn't choose to get fired. I just it happened. And then i had to go. I did like make a move and do thing. That's it and and it's just a continuation of that. I'm i'm trying to make the best of my life situation. Cova perv example. You know. I speak in school to make a living well. I was beginning schools anymore. So i had to figure out a way to make that happen. Virtuous emily's virtual. Qa spaniard school. All that evolved from kobe because of the the in the success principle. Book by jack canfield. It's a event. Plus response was outcome. That's it like kobe hit. What is my response okay. I'll create virtual options online school and then the outcome is okay. This is a business right and so from that now as a speaker i have online. Virtual options have in person option. So it it. I didn't choose that but it happened. And then i chose what to do after it happened. You know you mentioned the the reading books you just quoted from the canfield piece. I i really like what you do around the book reading in this sharing in fact when i first came across i think it was a podcast share. Somebody did. We gave me where they gave me a clip of like five minutes. If you're talking about a book. And then i listened to several of them and what i liked about it wasn't i didn't feel like you were just give me the cliff notes version of the book or and it wasn't even it wasn't even a completely critique of book necessarily. It wasn't like you saying i wish they'd written nisar done that. It was kind of like this reflective piece as you were going through the book yourself mean. How'd you how'd you stumble into that model. Well the guide you bring this up because this is another example of. I love doing that more than anything. And like nobody really feels that wales. So it's one of those things where the return the return if you're and you're looking at metrics is not there but the return that i get as a human thing a book a week cover read hundreds of books. I'm so much better than it was before but a friend of mine just mentioned years ago about producing something daily. I was already reading. So then that morphed into this this daily series on my podcast. Where i read books and i talk about them. I believe in reading. I believe been learning. I believe in lifelong learning. I think it's as important as.
"cromwell" Discussed on Discerning Hearts - Catholic Podcasts
"Not call it. Living as the priceless on netflix. Pass on the difference. Being father. Christmas and santa claus oversee now. They've been so. The fused before. Christmas actually goes back to the medieval passion plays And it was actually during the time of the puritans when the band christmas the the parents of father christmas that became if you like a symbol of resistance of marrying than the catholicism like against this godless snus or gaudily go to this So so again for. The christmas is rooted in catholic history and also catholic to those who are trying to not to kill all the christmas. Yes when my children were little. And i was teaching them english history. I would say the only thing you need to know about. Oliver cromwell is that he outlawed christmas white michio. That says it all well and of course the the other man that he got fused with in the american experience. Santa claus is just a abbreviated form of saint nicholas and he was a real person. And it's just the commercialization of these things that have given us this absurd. You know what we call santa claus now but it's good to reclaim father christmas in saint. Nicholas absolutely you bet yes detroit. And that's why important have christos national holiday even if it's commercialized and so on will return to the form book club with father joseph physio vivian do dro- and joseph appears in just a moment. Did you know that discerning hearts has a free app in which you can find all your favorite discerning hearts programming. Father timothy gallagher. Dr anthony lewis the james keating michelina dr matthew bunsen and so many more are found on the discerning hearts free app. Did you also know that you can stream discerning hearts programming on numerous streaming platforms. Such as apple podcasts. Google play iheart radio pandora spotify stitcher tune in and so many more. And did you know that discerning hearts also has that youtube page. Be sure to check out all these different places where you can find discerning hearts take lord and receive all my liberty my memory my understanding and my entire will all that i have and call my own. You have given all to me to you. Lord i return it. Everything is yours. Do with it what you will give me only your love and your grace that busy enough for me. Hello my name is deacon omar gutierrez and i wanna ask you to support this winning hearts and a special way. We chris mcgregor the board. And i all know that. Not everyone. Listening can help financially. We know we have listeners. From all parts of the world and we have made a commitment since the beginning to make the truth shared through discerning hearts totally free so while you may be able to contribute financially which you can do is certainly pray but also give us positive reviews whatever platform you used to listen to us give i tunes android stitcher spotify however it is that you get these podcasts. Or if you're on youtube and you like our videos please give us a good rating and write a review. The more good ratings and reviews we get the higher profile and the more listeners will discover us listeners. Who may have the means to contribute in the future. Please consider rating us in riding a positive review. Today we now return to the form book club with other joseph. Seo vivian do dro- and joseph appears something we should be thankful for. Maybe we should give gifts to each other will give it soc to us. But that's not a bad thought to have at least once a year so on were a romantic in the rain. this use of images here is just marvelous. Just marvelous Things he does with rain just a literary standpoint. you know talking about You know on page fifty eight you know. The forests are apparently enjoying it. The rain that is the trees rave real to and fro like drunken giants. They clashed house. Revelers clash cups. They roar undying thurston howell. The health of the world is just such a marvellous thing to do with trees in storm is not disputed for the imagery English right and i see myself imagining strong. Like that. That i've seen and then see chessen. They're watching them and then revenue than because of what he describes him minnesota He makes he makes things more alive for us. It seems to me at least for this other. Use of images on on fifty nine This is one of the real beauties of rainy weather that while the amount of original and direct light is commonly lessen the number of things that reflect light is unquestionably increased. There is less sunshine but there are many. There are more shiny things such beautifully shiny things as pools and puddles and macintoshes. Moving in a world of mirrors makes them. It makes me actually the next time it rains wants to just go outside and enjoy it. You know one time. I was driving through the rain in my neighborhood here and there was a little boy about maybe eight or nine years old out in the rain with no raincoat singing. I'm and he's literally splashing the puddles with his with his feet and he's opening his mouth with his tongue. And i just thought is that just the most precious image of childhood and heaven forbid the anything. Anyone should tell that child. He's being childish right. I mean the window for him to be able to do that is so brief it was just glorious. The money that you were seeing. I remember doing them a nutshell might have been ordered a child. I did it. Has you might showed light. We can still do that. And that's that's the beauty of do. Remember father vince. Those back in in heaven. Charlie in florida ray. You actually suggested that you. And i should just play out so to a tree so we could actually experience the had been a single man under said. Let's do it by. That's probably not sensible what. I've got By downstream actually did. I didn't tell myself to a tree.
Serial Killing Sex-Crazed Couple: Fred and Rose West
"And rose. West's headed back day to the realm of true crime for another brutal suck for two decades. Fred and rose where the patriarch matriarch of torture sadism incest and at their horrific british home. Their house at twenty five cromwell street in gloucester was just minutes from a busy shopping center but the layout of the home with a side entrance and little street. Lighting meant fred and rose can sneak in victim after victim almost undetected. Then they would often lead them into the sexual torture chamber. They had created in their cellar. Some victims were detected because they lived at twenty five cromwell street their own daughter. Heather sixteen the time for death would become one of their victims and not the only child of theirs who be murdered. After decades of debauchery cops discovered what will be termed in the press as a house of horrors a few years after heather disappeared. The monsters parents strangled her stopped her cut off her head. Her mutilated corpse was dug up at gloucester home by police who were stunned to find eight other bodies and additional bodies had been buried elsewhere much more well known in the uk than in north america. Just who are these maniacs. Fred west came from a long line of hertfordshire farm. Labourers was born in nineteen forty one in the small village of much marcle. Approximately one hundred and twenty miles west of london to walter and daisy west for it began. Life is a beautiful baby which huge piercing blue eyes and blonde hair. But he wouldn't stay innocent for long. His own childhood may have doomed him. Fred claimed that his father had sex with his sisters and that he lost his own virginity to his mother. He also had sex with his sisters. He grew up in a house of so much incest. Roses early life not much better eerily similar. Rosemary letts was born in november nineteen fifty three in devon england with a less than auspicious heritage. Her father bill. Let's paranoid schizophrenic. Her mom daisy letts suffered from crippling depression as a teenager. Rose showed signs of being sexually precocious walking around family naked after her bath and climbed into bed with her younger brother and molesting him. Why was she so sexual. She was molested for years her father so much incest and her house as well so much physical abuse a sick mirror of fred's own childhood
"cromwell" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York
"That seems to be an issue that we've had for some time. I'm not sure that got fixed after the great financial crisis is there a move afoot to fix it and what needs to be done? Well, I do think there is a recognition that this needs to be fixed. Uh, the money market funds and some credit funds were at risk in the march period of last year. And this fortunately did not really affect bank funding. Banks were fairly flush even in the worst of the pandemic in terms of short term liquidity. That, in turn is also due to the fact that banks have significantly raise their short term liquidity ratios. But what needs to be done, I think is to sit down, see what the vulnerabilities are, but with a concerted effort to recognize but the next time there may not be a fix all credit to the third and Treasury For doing what they did in March, But we shouldn't have to go through this A third time in 2000 and eight than 2000 and 20. We don't need it. 2000 and 28 or 2000 and 30. So Rodgers a really strong and clear statement. I must say I've heard from other current or former regulators something along the same lines. We need to fix this. When are they going to get it fixed? Is there a move an active move right now to get it done. What's the timeline? I wish I knew. And there are so many priorities, but to me there should be among the highest priorities. Uh, Just as Covid 19 was totally unexpected. The next crisis will not be expected. Because if it were, it wouldn't happen. So, uh I don't know whether the Fed in Treasury regard this as something which should be six this year. I think there are indications that they see it as a priority. But in the realm of things is that this year next year, But, um, I think the leadership of both the Fed and Treasury are focused on it. Whether this will get across the finish line. I just don't know. Okay, Rogers, always such a pleasure to have you with us. Always learned from what you have to say. That's Roger Cohen. He's selling Cromwell's senior chair.
"cromwell" Discussed on Harvard Classics
"It is the grotesque still grotesque which now into the christian held the frightful faces which the severe genius of dante and milton will evoke and again people's it with those laughter moving figures amid which cal lot the burlesque angelo will sport himself. If it passes from the world of imagination to the real world it unfolds an inexhaustible supply of parodies of mankind creations of its fantasy are the scary matches crispin and harlequins grinning. Silhouettes of man types altogether unknown to serious-minded antiquity. Although they originated in classic italy it is the grotesque lastly which coloring the same drama with the fancies of the north and the south intern exhibits denaro capturing about don juan and mephistopheles crawling about faust. And how free and open it is in. Its bearing how boldly it brings into relief all the strange forms which the preceding h had timidly wrapped in swaziland clothes. Ancient poetry compelled to provide the lane vulcan with companions tried to disguise their deformity by distributing it so to speak upon gigantic proportions. Modern genius retains this myth of the supernatural smith's but gives it an entirely different character and one which makes it even more striking it changes the giants dwarfs and makes gnomes of the cyclops with like originality substitutes for the somewhat commonplace learning in hydro all the local dragons of our national legends. The garg of one the gre willie of mets the chair sally of trauma the degree of mental harry. The tarasco tarascon monsters of form so diverse. Who's dish names are an additional attribute. All these creations draw from their own nature that energetic and expression before which antiquity seems sometimes to have recoiled. Certain it is that the greek humanities are much less horrible and consequently less trust than the witches in macbeth. Pluto is not the devil..
"cromwell" Discussed on Harvard Classics
"A great step a decisive step a step which like the upheaval of an earthquake will change the whole face of the intellectual world it will set about doing as nature does mingling in its creations but without confounding them darkness and light the grotesque and the sublime in other words the body and the soul the beast and the intellect for the starting point of religion is always the starting point of poetry all things are connected thus then we see a principal a known to the ancients a new type introduced in poetry and as an additional element in anything modifies the whole of the thing. a new form of the art is developed. this type is the grotesque its new forms comedy and we begley to dwell upon this point for we have now indicated the significant feature the fundamental difference which in our opinion separates modern from ancient art. The present form from the defunct form or to use less definite but more popular terms romantic literature from classical literature at last exclaimed. The people who for some time past have seen what we were coming at at last we have you. You are caught in the act. So then you put forward the ugly as type for imitation. You make the grotesque an element of art but the graces but good taste. Don't you know that art should correct nature that we must noble art that we must select. Did the ancients ever exhibit the ugly or the grotesque. Did they ever mingle comedy. And tragedy the example of the ancients gentlemen and aristotle to anne boileau and law harp upon my word. These arguments are sound doubtless and above all extraordinary novelty but it is not our place to reply to them. We are constructing no system here. God protect us from systems. We are stating a fact. We are a historian not a critic. Whether the fact is agreeable or not matters little it is a fact let us resume therefore and tried to prove that it is of the fruitful union of the grotesque and the sublime types that modern genius is born so complex so diverse in its forms so inexhaustible and its creations and they're indirectly opposed to the uniform. Simplicity of the genius of the ancients. Let us show that. That is the point from which we must set out to establish the real and radical difference between the two forms of literature not that it is strictly true that comedy. And the grotesque were entirely unknown to the ancients. In fact such a thing would be impossible. Nothing grows without a route. The germ of the second epoch always exists in the first in the iliad. Their sights and vulcan furnished comedy one to the mortals the other.
"cromwell" Discussed on Harvard Classics
"That. Religion has gods. And have of. God's its thunderbolts are forged on an advil and among other things. Three rays of twisted rain trace torty radios enter into their composition. It's jupiter suspend the world by golden chain it sun rides in a four horse chariot. It's hell is a precipice the brink of which is marked on the globe. It's heaven is a mountain thus paganism which moulded all creations from the same clay minimizes divinity and magnifies man homers. Heroes are almost the same stature as his. Gods ajax defies jupiter. Achilles is the peer of mars christianity. On the contrary as we have seen draws a broad line of division between spirit and matter it places an abyss between the soul and the body and abyss between man and god at this point to omit nothing from the sketch upon which we have ventured we will call attention to the fact that with christianity and by its means they're entered into the mind of the nations and new sentiment a known to the ancients and marvelously developed among moderns a sentiment which is more than gravity and less than sadness. Melancholy in truth might not the heart of man hitherto deadened by religion purely hierarchical and sasser dodo awake and feel springing to life within it some unexpected faculty under the breath of a religion that is human because it is divine a religion which makes of the poor man's prayer the rich man's wealth religion of equality liberty and charity might not see all things in a new light since the gospel had shown it the soul through the senses. Eternity behind life. Moreover at that very moment the world was undergoing so complete a revolution that it was impossible that there should not be a revolution in men's minds hitherto the catastrophes of empires had rarely reached the hearts of the people it was kings who fell majesty's that vanished nothing more the lightning struck only in the upper regions and as we have already pointed out. Events seemed to succeed one another with all the solemnity of the epoch in the ancient society the individual occupied so lowly a place that to strike him. Adversity must needs to send to his family so that he knew little of outside of domestic sorrows it was an almost unheard of thing that the general disasters of the state should disarranged his life but the instant that christian society became firmly established the ancient continent was thrown into confusion..
"cromwell" Discussed on Harvard Classics
"More when the whole plot. The whole spectacle of the epic poem have passed to the stage. The chorus takes all that remains the chorus annotate. The tragedy encourages the heroes gives descriptions summons and expels the daylight rejoices. Laments sometimes furnishes. The scenery explains the moral bearing. The subject flatters the listening assemblage. Now what is the chorus this anomalous character standing between the spectacle and the spectator. If it'd be not the poet completing his epoch the theater of the ancients is like their dramas huge pontifical epoch. It is capable of holding thirty thousand spectators. The plays are given in the open air in bright sunlight the performances last all day the actors disguised their voices. Wear masks increased their stature. They make themselves gigantic like their roles. The stages immense it may represent at the same moment both the interior and the exterior of a temple. A palace camp. A city upon it vast spectacles are displayed. There is we side only from memory permit theus on his mountain. There is an tiffany. At the top of a tower seeking her brother policies in the hostile army the phoenicians there is evadne hurling herself from a cliff into the flames. Where the body of capena is burning the supplements of euripides. There is a ship sailing into port and landing fifty princesses with their retinues. The supplements of escalators architecture poetry. Everything assumes a monumental character in all antiquity there is nothing more solemn more majestic its history and its religion mingled on stage. Its first actors are priests it. Scenic performances are religious ceremonies national festivals. One last observation which completes our demonstration of the epic character of this epoch in the subjects which it treats no less than in the forms at adopts tragedy simply re echoes the epoch. All the ancient tragic authors derive their plots from homer the same fabulous exploits the same catastrophes the same heroes one and all drink from the homeric stream the iliad and odyssey are always in evidence like achilles dragging hector at his chariot wheel. The greek tragedies circles about troy.
"cromwell" Discussed on C-SPAN Radio
"Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have any control over his caucus in the Senate moving forward? That's Much less clear than I think than the trump question. Let's turn in the time we have left to another politician who had a very bad week, and that is New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. It first came out that the state of New York had had severely under counted the number of people living in nursing homes who had died from covert 19 and last month. Governor, Cuomo said. This about that take a look well below the national average in number of deaths and nursing homes. But who cares? 33 28 died in the hospital died in a nursing home. They died now one of Cromwell's top aides was quoted this week as having said that the Cuomo administration froze on that hurt. Word froze. UN releasing the numbers when the Justice Department asked for them because they were concerned that the Trump administration was going to use those those figures against them. Mark how damaging for Andrew Quota? We'll just think of it this way. Imagine if Donald Trump had done what Andrew Cuomo did and falsified data on the pandemic for political purposes. We have We have a third impeachment going. Oh, you know, but the other thing is that I think people are missing the real scandal. Here, so everybody is focused on the fact that he did not give data that was supposed to go to the Justice Department on August 23rd investigating the deaths. The real scandal is that for months before that, starting in May, he was providing false data to public health officials. So public health of this the virus started that spread across the country was not the variant on the West Coast. It was the Italian variant that started in New York and that seeded the entire pandemic across the country. Public health officials were desperate. We're trying to figure out how this virus was spreading, who was most vulnerable, how they could stop it, and Cuomo fed them false data about who was getting sick and where that that is an unbelievably irresponsible thing to do, And it probably led to the deaths of a lot of Americans across the country because it interfered with the public health officials ability to fight the virus s O. I think that's the real scandal here, and it's very damaging. Chuck. We've got a little over a minute left. Cuomo was getting a lot of Praise on those first months last last spring for what were considered very factual briefings. It all seems to be coming apart form now, especially.
Modern Oracles and Astrology
"Welcome to kids myths and mystery signer host. Kit chrome with this podcast. I begin a month long examination of modern oracle's and their methods of divination last friday. I mentioned how not all forms of designation demand a psychic or even a sensitive one. Such form of discrimination astrology as common popular astrology is today is complex but as mentioned does not rely on the reader having psychic abilities instead relies heavily on planets and stars. Initially you might scoff at the idea of pulling any kind of prophecy from the heavenly bodies. But let's take a look at the history of astrology. Mayan astrology is a variation of mesoamerican astrology. One of the most forward thinking kinds of astrology of times. Mayan calendar's comprised of twenty day signs and thirteen galactic numbers. Making two hundred sixty day. Calendar year the mayan study of the moon planets milky way son was some of the most accurate pre telescope astronomy in the world. Mayan astrology goes back to around the fifth century bc. Then we have england stonehenge. Gerald hawkins work on stonehenge was first published in nature magazine in nineteen sixty three following analysis. He had carried out using a harvard. Smithsonian ibm computer. Hawkins found. Not one or two alignments but dozens. He had studied one hundred. Sixty five significant features at the monument and use the computer to check every alignment between them against every rising and setting point for the sun moon planets and bright stars the position say would have been in in fifteen hundred bc so has astrology around for a while no doubt but let's go back to present to find out how astrology works. Here's a simple answer. Astrology works on many levels at the simplest level. It is not unlike a complex clock the uses the motions of the planets in a similar way to the movement to the hands on the face of a clock. Now let's dig a little deeper. Astrology is the belief that the alignment of stars and planets affects every individual mu personality and environment depending on when he or she was born. Astrologers print horoscopes and newspapers that are personalized by birthday. These horoscopes make predictions in people's personal. Lives describe their personalities and give them advice. All according to the position of astronomical bodies a survey conducted by the national science foundation found that forty one percent of respondents to their poll. Believe that astrology is very scientific. This begs the question astronomical bodies affect our lives. Solar flares cost electro magnetic disturbances on earth. That can disrupt satellites and even caused blackouts. The position of the moon costs us ocean tides. If you're a fisherman that position of the moon can have a significant effect on your livelihood. The solar wind causes beautiful aurora and sunlight itself is the main source of energy for our planet. Still the question. How is strategy as a tool of divination astrology uses a set of rules about the relative positions and movements of heavenly bodies to generate predictions and explanations for events on earth and human personality traits. Some used astrology to generate very specific expectations. It could be verified against outcomes. What does science have to say about astrology. Simply that it's not scientific yet. Hundreds of thousands of people have been influenced by designation nation provided by astrologers millions across america. No there astra logical sign and read their horoscope in the newspaper. Daily get this j pierpoint morgan. One of the world's greatest fight answers was suspicious of accepting planetary advice but ended up applying astrology to all of his personal affairs. John adams famous second president of the united states refused to sign the declaration of independence until the exact moment planetary indications were most auspicious. And this will really get ya jay. Jacob stout jeff pierpoint morgan and seymour cromwell comprised a bracket of three successive presidents of the new york stock exchange who utilized astronaut. Advice implanted their operations. They scoffed at this. However upon the arrival of the wall street crash these men had been warned by their astrologers and thus averted disaster disci- support astrology is a form of give nation. No has astrology affected millions of individuals over the centuries the answer is a resounding yes
"cromwell" Discussed on KNST AM 790
"Article of Re Impeachment is delivered. I said that They made it Trump because he got to complete his term after this guy just tweeted me. Major King Kong is his Twitter name, possibly not his real name, And he says, how long until Democrats begin disinter ringing. Presidents for impeachment. As you know, Mr Snidely was wondering how you could have a presidential impeachment trial when the guy isn't president and this major King Kong would like to know how long it's going to be until they begin digging President's up. To impeach them. They did that with all of a calm, well, all of a Cromwell, who was overthrew the monarchy and was styled Lord protector of England. Hey, he lived out his natural life, so he finished his term as Lord protector. He died in Whatever it was 18 16 57 16 58 something like that. And he died of natural causes, and he was buried and then the monarchy was restored three years later. And the first parliament of King Charles. The second decided to dig Cromwell and two of his closest to suit associates up. From that graves where they've been like Cromwell had been in his grave a couple of three years or so something like that, and they decided to publicly execute a guy who'd been dead for three years. And they decapitated him and they chopped off his head, and they stuck it on a spike and it was on public display for a considerable length of time until one night. It happened to fall off if there was a strong wind. The head fell off its spike and nobody it was. Annette's whereabouts were unknown until Oh, the 19 sixties, and it's now when it was found it re emerged and is buried somewhere at Cambridge University. But this this is this is a restoration, too. This is the restoration of the swamp. And because Trump completed his term despite all that fever. Fever talk to invoke the 25th amendment. He served out a normal four year term and that cannot be permitted to stand. So like Cromwell, he's being dug up and they're going to publicly execute him and stick his head on a spike. And nothing about this is normal. It's never happened in American history used to be I covered the Clinton impeachment trial in Washington two decades ago. Ah, that's that's when I gave up on the United States Senate, I founded an utterly repulsive body because I was exposed to it all day every day. Five days a week. But I know all the ins and outs of impeachment and impeachment has evolved under Nancy Pelosi and the Democrats so well. We will now be having a trial that will not be presided over by the chief justice. Because the chief justice quite recently takes the position that you're only supposed to preside over the trial off the president. On this guy is no longer president. The trial is due to begin. On February, 8th on as usual, and and Mitt Romney is on board with it. By the way, this is a a a precise, a very precise calibration he's making. He's saying he's not yet decided whether he's going to convict. He's gonna wait to hear the evidence, but he does support Having a trial of a private citizen now the penalty for You know, in no in the normal course of events in civilized jurisdictions, for example. If you are accused off robbing your local general store. And they decide that the policeman decides there's a case to answer and he's going to bring it up with the county attorney or whatever, and you then keeled over from a massive heart attack. They don't bother holding the trial because the penalty for robbing a general store would be a fine that you're no longer alive to pay or a prison sentence that you're no longer around to serve. In the case of impeachment. The penalty is removal from office. And obviously President. Trump can't be removed from office because he removed himself from the office a few days ago. So we're now in one of those things that lawyers love. Where they will be arguing about the nuances off the way it's particularly phrased in the Constitution, which is written in plain English, the guys who wrote it wrote in plain English, whose meaning is clear, But the guys who interpreted as we see every day in American ports across this land can divine things in there that nobody had thought of before. Hence. First re.
The Years (plural) Without A Christmas
"Of christmas it is indulgence. Christmas has long been time to break out the good booze and gorge yourself on sweet desserts made with expensive imported spices. To say nothing of the gift giving you know who didn't like all of those things oliver cromwell when he and his puritan forces took over england in sixteen forty five. They vowed to do away with decadence and went full. Alan rickman sheriff of nottingham and cancelled. Christmas shops were ordered to stay open on december. Twenty fifth and soldiers patrolled the streets with orders to seize any and all food. They found being prepared for a feast. It would take no less than restoring a king to the throne in this case. Charles the second to get christmas back. Puritans weren't exclusive to their native england and a bunch of them thought the spoiled beauty of the new world could really use some severe self-denial the puritans we refer to as pilgrims and about whom many myths were dispelled in. Our recent thanksgiving episode were even more orthodox in their puritanism than cromwell bonus fact that parallels the split between the amish and the mennonites. The amish broke off because the mennonites weren't strict enough since the puritans were among the first europeans to establish themselves in what would become america celebrating. Christmas was not a thing. It wasn't simply that they didn't celebrate it themselves. They didn't want anyone to celebrate the holiday. They had dubbed fools tied as an england shops and schools were expected to be open though. Interestingly churches were ordered to be closed on christmas one of the two days a year when even the laziest christian can be bothered to turn up. It was more than the frivolity and gluttony that they minded they viewed it as not properly christian. Puritans followed the bible very strictly. If something wasn't in the bible like taking any day for rest other than a sunday it might as well have come straight from the devil that would include the idea of resting on the day that jesus was born but since the bible also doesn't specify what day that is no big loss s historian stephen this inbound explains puritans were fond of saying that if god had intended for the anniversary of the city to be observed he would surely have given some indication as to when that anniversary occurred. The date of december twenty fifth wasn't officially the mass of christ until the fourth century. When pope julius the first subsumed the roman festival of saturnalia into a christian celebration. Which gave us some of our most enduring traditions like holly in candles. Puritans were also not keen on the papacy so they didn't care if it was official for twenty two years from sixteen fifty nine to sixteen eighty one. The celebration of christmas was actually outlawed. In the massachusetts bay colony the law went into effect one year after the brits had gotten their christmas restored by well the restoration the laws stated that in order to prevent disorders to the great dishonour of god and offensive others. Anyone found celebrating the holiday. Either by forbearing of labor feasting or any other way would be find a hefty five shillings on one christmas day. Plymouth governor william bradford noticed some people playing an old equivalent of baseball and ordered them all to get back to work. Now would be an appropriate time. If i make an aside and i may because it's my show to remind people that religious freedom is when you say that's against my religion. I can't do it but religious freedom does not mean that's against my religion. You can't do it. Even after the ban on christmas was repealed in sixteen. Eighty one staunch puritans still fought against christmas celebrations for decades in sixteen eighty six. The newly appointed governor of the dominion of new england closed shops on christmas day and sponsored a holiday service. This idea was unpopular enough with enough people. That soldiers had to accompany the governor to church. Those sorts of protests of christmas would continue but their focus would shift from celebrating at all to the way in which it was celebrated and what a way it was. We aren't talking about a family sing. Song and three helpings of pie or even old timey whistling colonial celebrations of christmas looked more like mardi gras mashed with halloween. If it took place during spring break drunken revellers take to the streets wearing scary masks or dressed like animals singing boisterously and demanding food drink and money under threat of violence ad in the ancient pagan roots of those practices. And we see that. The puritans had quite a lot to get their noses out of joint about boston minister. Cotton mather preached to his congregation more than thirty years. After the law's repeal the feast of christ's nativity is spent in reveling dicing carding masking. And in all licentious liberty by mad mirth by long eating by hard-drinking i- lewd gaming await. Those are meant to be bad things. After the american revolution or the kerfuffle of ungrateful colonials as the british call at surreal thing. You don't have to google it. Just trust me. English customs fell out of favor and since celebrating. Christmas had come over from england. It began to peter out to. It wasn't even declared a federal holiday until after the civil war in eighteen seventy. It was around that time that americans. Reinvented christmas and it changed from a raucous pagan carnival. Holiday into a family centered. Day of nostalgia nostalgia used to be considered a mental illness by the way. But that's a story for another day. So why the shift. The early nineteenth century was a period of class conflict high employment and of rioting by the lower classes that tended to come to a head around christmastime one such christmas riot in eighteen twenty eight moved the newark city council to institute. The city's first police force in response. This motivated certain members of the upper class to change the way. People viewed christmas literary figures like washington irving the man who helped co defy the until recently launched view of christopher columbus in eighteen nineteen. Urban wrote the sketch book of geoffrey crayon gent a series of stories about the celebration of christmas in an english manor house wherein the rich person invites pour into his home and the two classes of people get along swimmingly and celebrate with quote ancient customs. As nice as that is it's worth noting that the details of the books revelry don't parallel any celebration. We know of irving actually attending and seems to have been completely imagined. It's the season of giving and you
Houston's Harris County breaks record for first day early voting turnout
"With. Exactly. Three weeks until election day early, voting underway across much of our country at a record pace line stretched early in Texas where polling places opened up today in the Houston area the Harris County clerk reported earlier today quote. One hundred thousand one hundred votes have been cast in Harris County today that beats the highest day of turnout during early voting ever symbol the reports coming in from across the state we are happy to be joined tonight by NBC News correspondent Priscila. Thompson. She's been at an early voting location all day the county's. Ballot drop off location. Thanks to Texas governor Abbot Priscilla what did you see all day? What kind of stories did you hear? Brian is the numbers are any indication of the mood here on the ground. There is certainly a lot of enthusiasm here in Harris. County the latest numbers we have after post close more than one hundred and twenty, eight, thousand people in the county turned out to vote here on the first day of early voting and new town, a new record foot. Also, that's unfair with the first day of early voting in Georgia for the entire state and that happened in one county here in Texas, and we were here at five. Am when voters began lining up hours before the polls opened, I asked felt you know, why are you here? So early and they told me They wanted to make sure without question that their votes were counted and when I asked him about the issues that we're going to be on their mind going into that voting booth I heard things like health care jobs and the economy Karameh virus and also social justice racial justice wanting a candidate. He unify a president who will unify the country and I've got to tell you the name that most of most voters gave me was Joe Biden and Cromwell Harris Mel. Harris County is largely a democratic stronghold but if the turn out here is any indication of what we're seeing across the state, it's certainly going to be an interesting race to watch here in Texas
Tiger Woods skipping next week's Travelers Championship
"We had a tiger looked like he was his game was on yeah I'm sorry look okay so tiger let the deadline pass today two five play in the travelers championship which is next week another big time field as a sign up for the PGA tour's third event of reschedule events with nine of the top ten in the world schedule to play Tiger Woods will not be part of the field at the TPC river highlands in Cromwell Connecticut woods let the deadline pass for entry this afternoon and appears to be content to let several events pass before he plays again for the first time since February the sixteenth when he shot a final round seventy seven at the genesis
Federal court rules in favor of Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe
"This is National Native News Antonio. Gonzales the Mashpee womp og tribe, the National Congress of American Indians and the United South and eastern tribes are urging the Department of the Interior to reaffirm the status of the Massachusetts tribes reservation after a federal court, Friday ruled in favor of the tribe. The Interior Department had intended to disestablish the tribes reservation. The US District, court for. For the District of Columbia found the Interior Department's two thousand eighteen decision. The tribe did not qualify under federal jurisdiction was arbitrary, capricious and contrary to law in a statement Chairman Cedric Cromwell said the court righted. What would have been a terrible injustice and committed to fight if necessary to ensure their land remains entrust as the interior department is ordered to reevaluate its decision. Minnesota Department of Health. Officials say they're increasing the amount of COVID, nineteen testing among people who have attended protests over the death of George Floyd Melissa Townsend reports. Thousands of people have been gathering together across Minnesota for nearly two weeks. Floyd was an African American man who died after a white police officer knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes. Health, officials say these gatherings put many at risk for contracting covid nineteen. Mario and is a at physician and head of the center of American Indian and minority health at the University of Minnesota Medical School in Duluth while I'm really fearful of impact. The protests are going to have on rising rates of Cova and I have to admit. I went down to one of them myself because they just felt like they needed to be there. And also just let African American people in particular. Know about the solitaire. But I do worry Minnesota's Commissioner of Health Jan. Malcolm says her department will step up testing. The coronavirus takes about a week to incubate so Malcolm is encouraging people to get tested about a week after they'd been at large gathering for national. Native News. I'm Melissa Townsend. The Canadian government has delayed its promised National Action Plan to tackle systemic racism, facing the country's indigenous people down carpet has more recently announced the delay in implementing the plan because of the covid nineteen pandemic, the plan followed last year's inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women and girls. That inquiry presented its final report in June, and it concluded that decades of systemic racism and human rights violations had contributed to hundreds of missing. Missing in murdered indigenous women and girls over the years, Sheila North is a former grand chief of northern Manitoba. She says she's disheartened. By the delay in the action plan against systemic racism, north also takes exception to comments made by at least one Canadian political leader that systemic racism does not exist in Canada as it does in the US I go meet that the mothers and the sisters and family members of the ones. Ones that have been taken a very very sensitive and touchy subject, and for people to be blatant, and to be so dismissive like that is just reminiscent of what they've been dealing with for many generations and very hurtful to here, and it's very concerning to know that this this kind of thinking still persistent Canada North says indigenous people make up just over four percent of the Canadian population, but more than twenty four percent. percent of the country's prison population. She says there are parallels in what's happening to black Americans and indigenous Canadians. Especially in their interactions with police, she says the biggest difference between the two countries is that the death of George? Floyd was caught on camera. She adds racially motivated. Incidents take place daily to Canada's indigenous people, but out of the public's eye for national native news. I'm Dan Kerpen. Chuck and Damian Tonio Gonzales.
Fred and Rose West: A Murderous Relationship
"Frederick Water West. I'm rose Marie Pauline West Fred and rose where the Jew of serial killers answer rapist. Who killed at least a dozen young British girls included several of their own daughters. Fred was born in a small town of much marcle in Hertfordshire. He was the second of six children by Fred's own. Admission Sexual Abuse. Various kinds will come in the house owed. Fred claimed his father had sexual relationships with his daughters and taught him about bestiality. He was also suspected. That Fred's mother started sexually abusing him when he was twelve though. Fred never admitted this and his never been confirmed when Fred was physically punished for doing badly in school. He showed aptitude woodworking artwork. His mother was a piece and often dress. Unattractively often went to the score in person to yell at the teachers doing so fred left school at the age of fifteen and was almost illiterate. The only job he was a farmhand at sixteen he became more attracted to girls and at the age of seventeen. He was in a motorcycle accident that put him in a coma for a week. This led to a metal plate being inserted into ahead after breaking one of his legs. It was permanently shorter than the other. He was subject to buy temper and often have violent bursts of anger even two years after the accident. Fred hurt his head yet again when he stuck his hand up girl's skirts and she pushed him down a forest. The agent nine thousand nine. He was convicted of molesting a thirteen year. Old Girl though he didn't serve any jail time at the time because his doctor said he suffered from epileptic fits. After this he went to live with his sister was by the rest of his family. Fred got work on the construction site but was fired for stealing from his workplace. At the age of twenty one is family. Let back into their lives and he moved back to much marcle. He resumed a romantic relationship. With an ex girlfriend Catherine Rena Costello who had been a petty thief when they first dated and she moved onto prostitution. Rini was already pregnant with the chart of Pakistani mine. They married Captain Chart to explain why the baby was half Asian. Friday meaner read to the parent to say that the baby died in childbirth chart. Code-named Charmaine Carol was adopted. They married in November a move to Scotland together. The couple had a child that owning July nineteen sixty four court. Ameri joining this time. Fred worked as an ice cream truck driver. The gave him plenty of access to available young women in the area. The life in Scotland came to an end when Fred accidentally run over a four year old boy with his truck. They Saxton wasn't deemed Fred's fault and after which Fr move with his family as well as ice McNeil who was their nanny. Anon macphail. A friend of Costello backed gosh very good job in a slaughterhouse. Shortly afterwards Murray filed an Costello went back to Scotland coming back in July nineteen sixty six for daughter only to discover their Freddie started a relationship with macphail in nineteen sixty seven. It fell became pregnant when French todd and tried to get him to divorce. Kosta Fred killed and dismembered and buried. Her Costello finally left read a few months later. Leave in that children with him. Fred is suspected of killed again in January. Sixty eight when fifteen rosemary. Boston disappeared from of bustle. After the death of his mother in February Fred Start committed a lot of petty thefts and change jobs after joining stint as a bakery truck driver. He met his future wife and accomplice rose. Rosemary was born rose me. Let's in Devon England nineteen fifty three. The house out was trumpeted abusive father. Bill was constantly disciplining UH siblings and a mother of a daisy become pregnant with Rosemary and she'd received electroconvulsive therapy as treatment for severe depression growing up. Rosemary was sexually abused by father. She wasn't very bright overweight and she was often teased. I'm responded by TAC nobles aggressively when she was just a teenager. She became more sexually active and was called getting to bed. Whatever younger brothers and sexually abusing him. A father preventive from data boys ver- own age though she did she relationships with overman where she lived. One of these men took advantage of rape them when rose was fifteen another finally had enough abuse and two rows and moved in with one of our daughters and her husband. Rose started spending more time with male companions later that same year. Rosemary moved back with her father not long after there. She met Fred last. P. Was twelve years her senior. Father objected to fred seeing her. Fred had done several stints in jail for theft and he fade failed to pay his fines of other previous offenses around. This time rose became pregnant with his child could have their. She also took care of his children. Rose treated her stepdaughters badly. In the summer of Nineteen seventy-one Rosemary. Snaps and killed Chaumet. She severed the bodies fingers and toes. I'm Fred Barrett under the kitchen floor in August. One Thousand Nine hundred seventy one costello disappeared when she came looking for Charlemagne because body was found to have its fingers and toes cuts off. When it was discovered Fred as a result was suspected of being the killer Fred and Rosemary on January twenty nine nine thousand nine hundred seventy two. Fred encourage rose to have sex with other men who for money and fun and the Often Watch. He took pictures and post them in magazines and ads for prostitution. In June seventy two he had never daughter Mae West at this time. Gt expanded family and roses business. They moved to twenty five Cromwell street where they can carry out their rapes and murders rose still working as a prostitute from our home had rooms fitted with people's for Fred to us and he hung a red light outside to tell the children not to enter. Rose gave birth to hover children over the next few years seven in Tokyo with three of them fathered by Fred in October. Seventy-two Fred and rose hired a young woman named Catherine Owens. To work for them is a ninety for that children. They made sexual advances on her and she declined every time. When nine December they both unsuccessfully tried to seduce her and how it a captive overnight Fred Fratton to let some of his friends have her killed her. She complied the next day. They released A. She went to the police though. She pressed charges. Fred was able to convince the court was forced. Had Been Consensual. He rose would just find for the INDECENT ASSAULT OVER NEXT SIX YEARS. They killed at least eight. Women made their way to twenty five Cromwell street as even lodges or employees the I was Lynda Gough. She was the seem stress to the WES. Cow Keeper had disappeared while walking home from a movie theater. In December Lucy Catherine plotting ten disappeared from. Stop while we're on our way home. After Christmas. She was murdered by Fred rose. Who adopted her? How to captive for a week over the New Year? I'm raped and tortured her and then killed her on January. The Third Fred was treated for which had been believed to be inflicted when he dismembered partner from nineteen seventy four to nine thousand nine hundred seventy five to nineteen seventy six seventy seven. Seventy eight seventy nine five more women therese single Haga Shirley Hubbard Genetic Marian Motte Shirley Ann Robinson Alison Chambers met. The same fair is unknown if the was killed in the following years if they hadn't it's improbable but the bodies were buried on the property
Boston - Secretary Of The Interior Has Ordered Mashpee Wompanoag Tribe ‘Disestablished,’ Tribe Says
"Call the bureau of Indian affairs is telling the Mashpee Wampanoag drive that the reservation will be disestablished their land taken out of trust this according to a statement by tribe chairman Cedric Cromwell the statement says the move comes for the order of the secretary of interior Cromwell calls the action cruel and unnecessary and says the secretary is under no court order to take their land out of trust Rockwell says is the first such this is Dallas mid action taken since the mid twentieth
EVs likely to be as cheap as conventional cars by 2025
"In twenty eighteen. There were about five million electric cars on the road globally. It sounds like a large number but with well over a billion cards worldwide. Ev's are still only a small percentage which one beard people making the switch from conventional cars is cost Ev. Prices generally remained high mainly because batteries are still expensive but cromwell senior economist. At the University of Michigan Energy Institute says that's changing. We are observing that many manufacturers the factors as well as technology companies. Innovative startups are driving. That cost lower. We expect that in the next three to five years. That battery caused will be very competitive. She says that by twenty twenty-five electric car will likely cost the same as comparable gas powered one that will make them more accessible to consumers even without financial incentives which have already brought down the price price vs in many countries so as battery technology continues to evolve more. Electric cars are likely to hit the road
An Interview with SEC Chairman Jay Clayton
"And that we're going to get back to a conversation between David Rubenstein, co founder of the Carlisle group and host of the Bloomberg television show here to peer conversations and SEC chairman, Jay Clayton when you were a lawyer, you had very highly compensated, associates, and partners, working with you on behalf accompanies SEC pays government salaries richer. Let's say modest to say the least I wonder can you really get good people to stay there because you don't pay them that much. Yes, we, we have terrific people. We really don't okay, it's they can keep up with the, the private sector bar, and things like that, that are filing information all the time in the investment banks, I think you'd you tell me, I think our people have the respect of Wall Street, well, they are respected. And if anybody's watching this, and the look, anything I might be filing. Yes. They're very good people, and they do a great job. I just wondered whether there so under compensate. I was trying to get them as well. You know what if you can help them help me, get them a raise? Let's do it. Let's go through insider trading from the supreme court has ruled on a couple of cases against the SEC arguing that you were to tough. I guess on enforcing law. Is that a fair reading just one? We just one one the other day, which felt pretty good. Okay. But how do you not lost a few in the supreme court there, there were there were a few that we lost? And the main argument is that the courts mission Turpin of the law, when when you lose or how, you know, I think I look insider trading is actually a very delicate enforcement issue because you could have a rule that said anytime that you have information that everyone else, doesn't you can't trade. Now anytime you have material non public information, you can't trade. Well, that would discourage people from finding out things about companies. And one of the policing mechanisms in our market is private investors going looking at companies and whether the. The truth or not. So we want to encourage that kind of behavior, we want to encourage people to investigate companies the theory is that it's everybody should have access the same information. So if you're a corporate CEO, and you tell me a private citizen, you're about the by a company of the big premium. I'm not supposed to take that information. Go buy stock because it's unfair to the market, correct. That's suppose I'm sitting in emergency room of a hospital waiting to, you know, just have some something looked at by emergency room person. I'm not really that ill. And somebody wheels in the chairman of the Federal Reserve Board and the person says this person's had a fatal heart attack, or potentially fatal heart attack, very serious. If I see the person being wheeled in can I go and call my broker and say, I think the markets are going to go down because he's a very popular person can I trade on that it's a great question because that does show the like where do we draw the fairness line? If you're the doctor, you, we would say you have a duty. To keep information about the fed person confidential and no one would expect you to trade on information. You obtained by being a doctor. But if you happen to be standing there at the emergency room when he or she gets wheeled in. That's that information you didn't acquire any various way or any trust or confidence way. And you should be able to trade on that just like if you saw people loading bricks instead of computers into the back of a truck, I suppose somebody is a corporate CEO, and they mentioned to me that he or she is a big company. They're going to pull out of Britain because of Brexit. They're not happy with, and that will have a big deleterious effect on British economy. Is it okay to take that information and short the pound because let's say this information would short the pound or make the pound go down. Is that a problem because it's not a security, you can buy and trade dollars. Bills or pounds. Is that a problem for the if I did that we don't police non securities transactions like that? So a currency transaction would be outside of our jurisdictional you would say I did that. That's okay. It. The answer. Is it depends? But all right. Check with your lawyer. Okay. What about crypto currencies? You've said they are not securities. Is that right? A bit. Well, just because you call something cryptocurrency doesn't mean it's not a security. Oh, we've seen a lot of things that people call cryptocurrency that are, in fact securities. But he referenced one bitcoin, which we have looked at and is not a security explained to the average person. How many members of the are there, we have forty five forty six hundred employees. Okay. And how many commissioners, there are five, and they're all pointed by the president, I'd states and confirmed by the Senate. And did you have to be from a certain party or not? I believe the way the rule rates. You cannot have more than three from the same party. So let's talk about how you came to be the chairman of the SEC, you grew up in Pennsylvania. Hershey, Pennsylvania initially, initially Hershey, Pennsylvania new went to Cambridge and then you play basketball at Cambridge shorter. You came back. And you went to university of Pennsylvania law school. And you did very well thought near the top of your class, you clerked for a federal judge, then you went to Sullivan and Cromwell one of the most successful law firms in the United States. And then all of a sudden you become chairman of the SEC where you known to the president. Did you know President Trump? No, it's actually an interesting story. A client of mine asked me to go to Trump Tower to brief some people in the transition. And how our capital markets were functioning and areas for improvement. And one thing led to another. And when you some interviews and then, and then I interviewed with the president. Okay. Did he have any tough questions tough for the minor? You're pretty good. But my told he was very impressed with you. And he said, this person looks like these should be determined. The SEC were you surprised that he offered you the job? We, we had a really good discussion. Okay, because I, I think you're always surprised when you're off the job like this. So the president proposed that you become a chairman of the SEC when you do that you have to sell all your securities. You have to give up your partnerships. They didn't tell me all that. They didn't tell you. So today, does a congress bother you on a day-to-day basis? They say go regulate this, or do that, or you know what I EV every minute, I spend up there is valuable because it's real. It is really good to hear from members and senators from from both parties what they think we should be doing. It's good to know how someone looks at you. When they when they, you know, they're, they're my board of directors, is the White House for the president. They call you with advice or suggestions, or not that much, not so much are there any signs, you see the economy that people should be worried about is if they're an investor, or you don't really get into whether the economy is weakening, and therefore, maybe they should be cautious on their investments, macro. Investment advice steady long-term investing in, in America, and our economy has proven to be a good thing. I just I can take I continue to one our markets to be a place where people invest steadily overtime their, their retirement will be a much more comfortable. That's the number one question people ask me, will, I have enough money in retirement and the best way to deal with? That is to steadily invest to the extent. You can't over
Mariners rough up Rodriguez, Red Sox
"Like the red sox returned to the field at fenway tonight the second of three weather permitting against the mariners boston game where this series last night fourteen to ten and turned a lefthander eduardo rodriguez for the game to start iran enters fourth in baseball with nine victories on the season he's won six consecutive starts including his last which was a nine three w against the same seattle team on the road at home he's five and one on the season and explains here his philosophy when he takes them out try to do just go like for which is why all the time like throw throw i try my bitches i try because i know a lot tried to just get like quake our jobs like strike one in working pretty good rodriguez will face mike leake for the ams opening pitch at fenway scheduled for seven fifteen at the nhl draft plenty of new englanders selected today in dallas to in the third round tyler madden from hartford jordan harris of hateful michael callahan of franklin went in the fifth round of the coyotes six round pittsburgh chose boston native liam gorman and riley who's of westwood pick by the rangers in the final round as for the bruins in order they went axel andersson defenseman from sweden center yaqoob loco from the czech republic curtis hall who's committed to yale dust mcfaul the canadian blue line are headed to clocks impove l hsien from russia speaking of the kremlin at the world cup defending champion germany still alive thanks to it ninety fifth minute goal stunned sweden two to one other winners today mexico and belgium golf paul casey a one shot lead third round play continues at the travelers championship down in cromwell connecticut lpga a it's mingy lee and nasa hot yoga atop the leaderboard after the second round up the north west arkansas championship nfl that's major league lacrosse boston cannons in new york tonight and at the.
Watch Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard try (and fail) to pronounce ridiculously hard dinosaur names
"Shit scene which ben eluded to so they got away billions dead nobody said about it like even granted just sort of like oh man i guess the last thing being billy did was fight oh well we got the majesty of dressing park we find the cell phone in the shit we dig for it everyone's got going armed deep it's like fucking double dare gag and then like the dinosaur like you're not worth it like he's gotta lifts up he wants to eat them but he smells the shit and this is what i thought like or they drench themselves dino shit because that's what i would do deleted scene from jurassic world as a matter really chris pratt and bryce dallas howard smother themselves and feces that's what i would do man like no one wants to eat shit some people it's very unlikely those fetishes what would go into the world it's very unlikely they're barely leaving their house but then it's fucked up because they get like same neil pulls the cellphone or the satphone out of this pile of vc's which they here right calling it was bad and then they think it's going to be the spinosaurus but no it's a pilot ship and he like puts it up to his face like immediately to make a phone call and there's no snow sam neill being like yeah because that's a human remains to make stuff it must smell really unpleasant i think there is some other like part of cooper that's like left i don't know i remember what bone pulls out yes yes show me a skull fall out of the pile lie totally who it let's go for do we see dinosaurs shit in this new movie andrew oil anything that's the end of the film i don't believe a way james cromwell eats a big bowl of it nobody actually i felt like i was eating shit watching this movie so the.