Tag Archives: FTC

Watch: Bill OReilly-Loving Climate-Denier Breaks Down After Watching Documentary Chasing Ice, Vows to Stop Climate Change | Alternet

Do we have time to change one Fox News viewer’s mind at a time? via Watch: Bill OReilly-Loving Climate-Denier Breaks Down After Watching Documentary Chasing Ice, Vows to Stop Climate Change | Alternet. The answer to the question – of … Continue reading

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Dear employees – I demand action.

IRS Criticised Over Its Tax Refund Identity Fraud Detection Rate The IRS continues to allow multiple direct deposits to the same bank account. For example, the report identified numerous examples where criminals used a single physical address from which to … Continue reading

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LabCorp, MedTox … a match made in hell (a/k/a The Beltway)

Usually it’s easy to repost what The Pathology Blawg writes on WordPress. But not today. The post I wanted to draw attention to is titled “Third, fourth and fifth law firms announce investigation of MEDTOX Scientific.“ You really should read … Continue reading

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Santorum says “Women need to know their place” – Free Wood Post

Update – 2/19/12 – In response to Kathleen’s comment, below, I’ll make this post clearer. Free Wood Post publishes political satire, and this satirist had extrapolated Santorum’s anti-women screeds – such as rape being an act of God – into one … Continue reading

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FTC published letter re LabCorp, Orchid Cellmark – too late, too lackluster

My guess is that Ohio’s Governor John Kasich isn’t going to be any happier than I am with the FTC Secretary Donald S. Clark’s portrayal of competition in forensic DNA testing, at least not after the governor is made aware … Continue reading

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FTC, DoJ, Bar Association okay with higher DNA test costs keeping killers, rapists free

Over $88M was disbursed last year in federal DNA Backlog Reduction Funding Awards. Years ago (pre-automation that speeds DNA testing and reduces test costs), that $88M+ could be expected to cover costs to test @2,786,025 pieces of evidence, getting a … Continue reading

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DoJ Antitrust Division’s silence on LabCorp’s acquisition of Orchid Cellmark is anything but golden.

The DoJ’s Antitrust Division should have prevented LabCorp’s acquisition of Orchid Cellmark; our government has no right to make justice less available to its citizens, let alone make it less available to the citizens of other nations. There is little … Continue reading

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