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CAMP ENRON:
... gateway to the next Progressive Era?

Some say it's nothing but a train wreck ... roll in the big cranes, clear the track, see what the crew's been smoking. If I thought so, I'd not be writing this ... and if they thought so, they'd not be drumming so hard.


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(2) All "major" articles of older material have now been imported, some with updates worth perusing. We'll keep it all on the main page for a while, will add a few loose pieces of history, will trim the main page and index the archives for convenience later.


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the COGENT PROVOCATEUR:
free agent, loose cannon, pointy stick ... taking an imposing analytic toolkit out of the box, over the wall and into the street ... with callous disregard for accepted wisdom and standard English

reading the tea leaves from original angles, we've led with uncannily prescient takes on the federal surplus, the dotcom crash, the "Energy Crisis", the Afghan campaign, the federal deficit.

More where those came from ... stay tuned.


For brief orientation, see this
Welcome to CP


CAMP ENRON:
... gateway to the next Progressive Era?

For a brief orientation, see this
Welcome to Camp Enron

OTHER GOOD STUFF:
Many thanks to Tony Adragna and Will Vehrs, still shouting 'cross the Potomac at QuasiPundit. Early Camp Enron material can be found in QP's Dispatches department.
Wednesday, March 27, 2002

 
--- Small Victories: Kopper "validly removed" ---

Bloomberg reports
Michael Kopper was "validly removed" from control of a partnership the company is accused of using to hide debt, according to a judge's opinion. ... Delaware Chancery Court Judge Jack Jacobs ... wrote that Kopper's "thinly based" arguments advocate what he "believes the law should be rather than confront the law as it actually is." ... Investors have said Kopper transferred $4 million from LJM2 to pay his annual management fee, although he was only owed about $70,000, the day before he was voted out as general partner.
Kopper and his domestic partner apparently netted millions as stooges in Enron's scheme of passive self-dealing with essential fictitious business entities.

When all is said and done, who will take home our Camp Enron Follies coveted Chutzpah Trophy? Kopper is certainly in the running.