Rags to Riches — Tony Bennett

November 3, 2019 LaTashia Williams

I know I’d go from rags to richesIf you would only say you careAnd though my pocket may be emptyI’d be a millionaire My clothes may still be torn and tatteredBut in my heart, I’d be a kingYour love is [ . . . ]

The Great American Foreclosure Song — ProPublica

October 27, 2019 Brian V. Lee

ProPublica is an independent, nonprofit newsroom that produces investigative journalism with an eye on abuses of power and betrayals of public trust. I’m a huge fan and contributor. In 2012, ProPublica produced “The Great American Foreclosure Song,” written and performed [ . . . ]

Whataboutism Versus Counterclaims in Litigation

October 24, 2019 Brian V. Lee

Whataboutism is an attempt to distract from an opponent’s attack by charging them with hypocrisy. Whataboutists try to deflect an adversary’s charge without actually disproving it. Whataboutism (and its counterpart bothsidesism) is much in the news lately in the context [ . . . ]

About Work the Dancefloor — Georgia

October 20, 2019 Brian V. Lee

Here we go again, my loveYou’ve got so much time to spendIf I come around againIt may never go anywhere Cause I don’t have much in terms of money nowI don’t have material gifts for youYou want me to stay [ . . . ]

Fake Money — Arkells

October 11, 2019 Brian V. Lee

Oh, you’re just a boy, a little banker boyEverything’s a game, and everyone’s your toyWhile everyone was sleeping, dreaming dumb-ass dreamsYou’re praying to gods who are meaningless to meYou’re preying on the weak and those who don’t believe Oh it’s [ . . . ]

Small Business Bankruptcy Just Got Easier

October 10, 2019 Brian V. Lee

The Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019 took effect on August 23, 2019. The new law eases requirements for small business bankruptcy in several ways. Now a trustee will be assigned to each case Now a standing trustee will oversee each case, [ . . . ]

Trap Queen (Radio Version) — Fetty Wap

October 6, 2019 Brian V. Lee

I’m like “Hey, what’s up, hello”Seen yo pretty ass soon as you came in that doorI just wanna chill, got a sack for us to rollMarried to the money, introduced her to my stoveShowed her how to whip it, now [ . . . ]

Non-Qualified Student Loans Can Be Discharged in Bankruptcy

October 1, 2019 Brian V. Lee

You can discharge your non-qualified student loans in bankruptcy. Most student loans are “qualified” student loans and cannot be discharged in bankruptcy. But not so for non-qualified student loans. What are non-qualified student loans? Student loans are generally excepted from [ . . . ]

Old Money — Lana Del Rey

September 29, 2019 Jonathan Archer

Blue hydrangea, cold cash divine Cashmere, cologne and white sunshine Red racing cars, Sunset and Vine The kids were young and pretty Where have you been? Where did you go? Those summer nights seem long ago And so is the [ . . . ]

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