We don't have any particularly strong feelings either way about newly-appointed Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner. Still, we can't help but feeling a twinge of regret that others, perhaps one in particular, weren't more strongly considered for the post. What this job needs a delusional human being with a can't lose fighter spirit, and T. Geith doesn't seem to possess those qualities, at least at the levels exhibited by this guy:
The attorney for former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling says he will appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court, now that an appellate court has denied his request to re-hear the case.
In a statement to CNBC, Daniel Petrocelli noted, "We are preparing our petition to the Supreme Court. There is a raging conflict in the courts about the "honest services" theory of criminality used in Jeff's case. Only the Supreme Court can settle it."