Cuban was a big funder for the Democrats, particularly hard left Democrats, and the Obama campaign. One set of rules for them, another for the rest of us. I'm going to enjoy this one ...
The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged Dallas Mavericks owner and internet entrepreneur Mark Cuban with insider trading.
The complaint claims that in 2004 Cuban learned of a private offering of Mamma.com (now known as Copernic) that would decrease the value of his 600,000 shares. It says he then sold off his stake and as a result, reportedly saved $750,000. "As we allege in the complaint, Mamma.com entrusted Mr. Cuban with nonpublic information after he promised to keep the information confidential. Less than four hours later, Mr. Cuban betrayed that trust by placing an order to sell all of his shares," said Scott W. Friestad, deputy director of the SEC's Division of Enforcement."It is fundamentally unfair for someone to use access to nonpublic information to improperly gain an edge on the market."
Cuban has responded to the complaint and posted a brief statement on his blog Monday afternoon denying the allegations. "I am disappointed that the Commission chose to bring this case based upon its Enforcement staff's win-at-any-cost ambitions. The staff's process was result-oriented, facts be damned. The government's claims are false and they will be proven to be so," he said.
The post also includes a statement from his lawyer, Ralph C. Ferrara, Esq. with Dewey Cheatham and Howe & LeBoeuf LLP, saying the matter "has no merit and is a product of gross abuse of prosecutorial discretion," and "that the Commission's claims are infected by the misconduct of the staff of its Enforcement Division."
Cuban, who is involved in a number of ventures and is currently trying to buy the Chicago Cubs baseball team, is also the majority partner of sharesleuth.com, an independent web-based reporting site aimed at exposing securities fraud and corporate chicanery.
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Boat Days are a unique historical aspect of Hawaii's cruise ship industry. Boat Days date back to 1872, when the Royal Hawaiian Band in Honolulu played whenever King William Lunalilo went on an ocean trip. Later, the band greeted ocean liners that brought visitors and relatives to Hawaii. Thousands of people gathered onshore to meet and greet arriving vessels. Welcoming festivities included hula and music and the distribution of flower lei and streamers. Boat Days faded in the 1960s when air travel began to surpass ocean travel.
Obama's mother probably travelled by ship to the mainland and the O may well have been born onboard.
MORE MAHA-RUSHIE LIMBAUGHIAN "HISTOIRE" FOR THE US SUPREME COURT, VV THE US CONSTITUTION:
* POTUS CLINTON > admits/claims to being POTUS twice by elex fraud, + that stainy impeached- for-perjury thingy. "MONICA'S WAR"???
* POTUS BUSH > FLORIDA 2000 [Al Gore].
* POTUS-ELECT BARACK OBAMA = "JFKennedy-bama/Barack-FK" + BAMELOT > NOT ONLY PERSONAL LEGAL-CONSTITUT POTUS ELIGIBILITY, BUT ALSO VEE THE GENERAL ANDOR SPECIFIC RIGHT OF US CITIZENS BORN OUTSIDE OF CONUS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO AREAS OF US JURISDICTION, TO RUN AND BECOME POTUS???
Lest we fergit, US NINTH COURT > THE USA PER SE IS AN ILLEGAL AND UNCONSTITUTIONAL NATION, a decision which the US Ninth has NOT nullified, only ruled as unenforceable = take no action.
No one should be surprised, then that 9-11/WOT > WAR FOR/AGZ THE US CONSTITUTION + AMERICAN PROCESS, ETC. = CONSTITUTIONAL 9-11!?
Spot on lotp. How much more "screwed up" can one get than being multi-alias, self-admitted cocain user, rabid abortionist, birth certificate hiding, pathologic lier, hate church attendee, non-USCIT, flag lapel pin refusing, non-pledge of allegiance reciting, madrass attending, friend of Ayers? Screwing up won't stop this lad.