The 9th Soul

Book Review: Wall Street Stories by Edwin Lefevre

Posted in life by Fated Blue on February 8, 2014

I bought this book for two very notable things:

1. I’ve planned to get into the stock market for ages and I figured this book is a nice read and guide.

2. It was on sale at 90% off.

I was so excited to read this book that I literally brought it everywhere with me. I mean, it was a big plus that it was so small despite it being hardbound. I could never find it boring when I read this and I would always reread a few stories or two just so I can get the whole idea of why Edwin wrote it or to get the clues or the tricks the characters use to win at the stock market.

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Spread it: Police Idiocy and Power Abuse for the love of MONEY

Posted in life, security, Special posts by Fated Blue on April 29, 2010

I was busy plurking when I saw this little plurk. The link directs you to a blogsite with this blog regarding some police officers abusing their power and position to get easy cash. In summary: 2 innocent women with no previous criminal records were abducted, against their will, by 2 police officers and are treated like judged criminals. They are denied of their Miranda rights, detained, and extorted.

Quoted from the site

When my mother went to the Philippines to attend the graduation ceremony of my sister and to seek the opinion of Filipino doctors on her mild cancer two weeks ago, she had no idea she was in for the shock of her life.

Last April 14, my mother went to visit a friend named Janet who lives in a slum area in Tandang Sora, Quezon City. That friend owes my mother some thousands, which my mother decided to collect because she needs money for her medication. My mother was accompanied by an old friend, Maximo Gabriel.

At around twelve noon, just when my mother and Gabriel were about to leave Janet’s place, two plain-clothed policemen- one called Allan and another named Mar Palic- approached them, accusing them of drug possession. My mother and her friends aghastly denied this, and before the two cops could search them they showed their bags to the police officers and emptied their pockets to show that there was nothing incriminating inside. Still, the cops “invited” them for questioning.

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