Daily Archives: October 24, 2008

McCain campaign tied to Scrushy!

HealthSouth recovers $133 million in suit against investment vbank [sic] UBS – al.com

So, UBS, which helped Richard Scrushy in his massive fraud against the shareholders of HealthSouth and the people of the United States of America, has to pay $100 million and forgive $33 million in “debt”. UBS’ vice chairman is Phil Gramm, John McCain’s top economics man. Under the McCain Rules, this means that Gramm is guilty by association. When will John McCain condemn Phil Gramm for his fraud against HealthSouth shareholders?

Well, it would give them a place to walk

Langford proposes city/county partnership to buy Century Plaza – al.com

BMLL wants to buy the Century Plaza mall (wow, I remember when it was the newest and best in the area, now it’s a dump) and convert it into a senior citizens’ recreation center. I don’t know if this is a good idea or not. I also don’t know how the county, broke as it is, figures in this.