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The Integrity of the Game

Posted by Larry Doyle on March 22nd, 2012 5:31 AM |

The penalties handed out by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to the coaches and executives of the New Orleans Saints organization for the bounty program practiced down on the bayou were perhaps the stiffest in the history of the game.

Goodell has shown himself to be a no-nonsense individual cut from the mold of Kenesaw Mountain Landis. Goodell is clearly focused on protecting the sport, and knows that any program which promotes an intent to injure renders modern day football to little more than barbarism. (more…)

Whom Should Darrel Issa Investigate?

Posted by Larry Doyle on January 4th, 2011 6:47 AM |

Darrell Issa, Republican Congressman from California, will be the new chair of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. Early indications are that he will pursue investigations of Wikileaks, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, perhaps the Food and Drug Administration, and the failures and ineptitude of the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission.

Is there any doubt that Issa and his committee could work around the clock pursuing a wide array of investigations? I have no doubt. The question begs, though, will Issa specifically lead this committee in an overly partisan fashion as it has operated in the past? Will Issa pursue investigations without generating real truth, transparency, and integrity? Will he unearth the ‘smoking guns’? Will he ask the hard questions and demand the real answers? (more…)

“The Lack of Transparency and Accountability at FINRA Is Absurd”

Posted by Larry Doyle on December 10th, 2010 6:46 AM |

I detest those people and organizations paying mere lip service to issues needing real transparency and accountability.

I love having the voice provided by Sense on Cents so I can highlight a wide array of these issues and so people can more effectively navigate the economic landscape. I also love being able to ask the hard questions and call out those whom I think are not serving the public interest.

What else do I love? I love when a voice far stronger than my own echoes my thoughts, shares my opinion, and blasts away in pursuit of real truth, transparency, and integrity along our economic landscape.

With only a few exceptions, the media as a whole has shown itself unwilling to truly take the gloves off and go after the aforementioned ‘lip serving’ individuals and institutions. Independent watchdogs in pursuit of good government are far more aggressive.

On this note and against this backdrop, I have to admit my adrenaline picked up yesterday. How so? Let’s navigate as I was informed of the following: (more…)






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