"Life moves pretty fast. You don't stop and look around once in awhile, you could miss it." - Ferris Bueller

Thursday, March 11, 2004
 
On Martha:

This story reads like something out of Law & Order. Guilty on all four counts.

And great was the fall thereof.

For all her business acumen, financial skill, and marketing expertise, this former billionairesse lost it all by trying to avoid a loss of

$51,000.

Now I realize that to most of you, and me really, 51 large is quite a chunk of change. Most of us don’t have that kind of cash lying around. If we were to lose that kind of cash, some of us would be financially devastated. But in order to understand the true magnitude of Martha’s stupidity, we need to understand the world in which she lives. I will facilitate this with one example:

Martha spends more than that on hairstylists – annually. If I’m wrong in this example, its not by much.

The prosecution had her dead to rights, and she knew it. They twice offered her a plea deal that would avoid prison time all together. She chose to take her chances with the jury and now that could cost her 20 years of her life.

Of all the rights that are protected in today’s society, Martha proves there is one right that can never be taken away – the right to be stupid.

Here endeth the lesson.

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