O-U-T spells out goes you – State Farm responds to Provost Umphrey's interest in Rigsby Qui Tam

Hopefully bellesouth and/or Sop have fresher eyes than mine and can add to my few comments about State Farm’s response in opposition to Provost Umphrey’s Motion for Leave to discuss representation of their qui tam case with the Rigsby siters. h/t Y’all.

Unlike the various motions to disqualify, this one has a reasoned argument and I expect the Reply from Provost Umphrey to do likewise. Consequently, I’m going to hold my opinion until I have the opportunity to compare arguments on the key points.

Provost Umphrey’s Motion for Leave should be denied for two central reasons: Continue reading “O-U-T spells out goes you – State Farm responds to Provost Umphrey's interest in Rigsby Qui Tam”

A Few Thoughts and Observations on Pelosi's Bay St Louis Visit

I haven’t had much time for blogging of late as other responsibilities have taken up most of my time. Before too much time slipped away I wanted to give some personal impressions of Gene Taylor’s Insurance Town Hall meeting held exactly one week ago. First, as predicted by the Clarion Ledger’s editorial board the event was indeed “a partisan rally for needed change.”
Courtesy of First-Draft

The political speeches on coastal insurance issues by Representatives Larson, Hoyer and Israel, all representing the coastal Northeast reminded me of this picture I found on First-Draft that accompanied their post on the NFIP re authorization.

During my relative absence from slabbed I noted this comment from Karen who is now feeling our pain on Long Beach Island New Jersey. So is her US Representative.

I live on Long Beach Island and have had State Farm Insurance since 1982. Ihave never had a claim and we have never had any damage from storms ever since my family owned the home since 1940’s. Continue reading “A Few Thoughts and Observations on Pelosi's Bay St Louis Visit”

I'm Poppin' in for Just a Sec

I have a bunch of catching up to do. I’ve not seen a newspaper since last Friday and have been too busy to blog. So while I’m gone making some gold here are a couple of youtube videos on the topic of gold. First is the link to the Munich 2005 performance my cyber friend Cap attended.

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And from the movie. Why do I think of Edward Rust when I watch the second clip? Continue reading “I'm Poppin' in for Just a Sec”