The Periodic Table (of Lawyers)

I’ve spent my adult life in Big Law, but I’m not on this earth to help the rich get richer. I’m here for the wanna-be’s. I want to help the climbers, the strivers, the innovators, the world changers. That’s why I wrote Birth to Buyout and that’s why I’ve…

I’ve Read the Government’s Arguments to Screw Amazon Workers and I’m Furious

There’s a monumental case at the Supreme Court that has got me obsessed, bewitched, enraged and mildly despondent. Technically, it’s called Integrity Staffing v. Busk. It actually is Amazon v. Amazon’s warehouse workers. (Integrity Staffing is the subcontractor stooge hired by Amazon to employ its warehouse workers). After Amazon…

Newsletter of the Liberal Capitalists | Issue 05

Where Does $2 Trillion in Subsidies for the Wealthiest Hide in Plain Sight? – The special treatment that our tax code gives to the 1 percent is creating a deeper divide between the rich and poor in the United States. Check out the Roosevelt Institute’s new white paper on tax reform. Read more.

Hobby Lobby Means You’ll Work on Easter

Your browser does not support the audio tag…listen to the whole show here The Supreme Court’s ruling on the Hobby Lobby case means less freedom for anyone who doesn’t own a huge corporation. It essentially puts the beliefs and desires of monopoly owners above everyone else’s and it says…

You Never Give Me Your Money. You Only Give Me Your Funnnny Papers

Learn the different parts of a contract from the Beatles:       Baby, you’re a rich man. Baby, you’re a rich man. Baby, you’re a rich man too.

Want to make the market more competitive for small business? Tax Amazon.

Showrooming is killing retail stores.  “Showrooming” is when you go to a store, but buy the product later online, because it’s cheaper. The product is cheaper for two reasons: low overhead (no store or employees to pay for) and no sales taxes.  Amazon’s freedom from charging sales tax is unfair…

Get All Similar Domains: Great Advice from David Lizerbram

With greater frequency, talented and smart lawyers are blogging. Here is some sensible advice from trademark lawyer David Lizerbram. David’s advice: just go – now- and get all similar domain names to your current one so that others can’t do it instead. Here is the post: Domains Best Practice

How To Sell Groupon Coupons Without Losing Lawsuits

Did you know that some of the companies that have done these Groupon sales have gotten sued? The problem is the expiration date. For instance, I bought $200 worth of personal training sessions for $80 – 2 years ago, so my coupon has expired. Technically, I could sue, but…

10 Health Care Outrages Fixed By Health Care Reform – Parts 1-5

This is a series called “10 Health Care Outrages Fixed by Health Care Reform. I wrote this because I didn’t know what was in the big bill the President signed last March – and this was a good way to find out. Having read the contents, I’m actually proud…

Business Entity Lingo

  Different entities use different words to describe owners and management… click here to see a table: