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FM123

FM123's Journal
FM123's Journal
September 10, 2023

It's my 10,000th post already....

My, how time (and words) fly!
I don't really have anything profound or earth-shattering to say - just "thank you" DU for being there for me. Through good times and bad and everything in between. I'm not online as much as I used to be, but my heart (and fight) are still with you, always.

June 12, 2023

JP Morgan to Pay $290 Million in Settlement With Epstein's Victims

New York Times - JPMorgan Chase reached a tentative settlement with sexual abuse victims of Jeffrey Epstein, the deceased financier, after weeks of embarrassing disclosures about the bank’s longstanding relationship with him, the bank and lawyers for the victims said in a statement on Monday.

David Boies, one of the lead lawyers for the victims, said the bank was prepared to pay $290 million to resolve the lawsuit. The parties initially had agreed not to disclose the settlement amount in their joint statement, as it was set to be included in a court filing within the next week.

The proposed deal would settle a lawsuit filed last November in Manhattan federal court by an unidentified woman on behalf of victims who were sexually abused by Mr. Epstein over a roughly 15-year period when they were teenage girls and young women, the suit said. The number of victims could potentially rise to more than 100.

In the statement, the bank and the lawyers for the victims said they had reached “an agreement in principle to settle” the lawsuit on behalf of the victims and the “settlement is in the best interests of all parties, especially the survivors who were the victims of Epstein’s terrible abuse.”

https://www.nytimes.com/2023/06/12/business/jpmorgan-settlement-jeffrey-epstein-victims.html

March 31, 2023

Insecure, Indicted Man Checks In With His Friends

Great headline, btw

TalkingPointsMemo - Caught off guard. The New York Times and the Washington Post both used that same language last night to describe how Donald Trump and his team at Mar-a-Lago felt as news broke that the former president had been indicted by the Manhattan’s DA’s office. No one was expecting it.

While Trump has reportedly been in frequent communication in recent weeks with several of his friends on Capitol Hill who are using their new House majority to do little more than breathe life into Trump’s grievances, the former president reportedly spent his first night as an indicted man making sure his friendships weren’t fair-weather.

snip

Graham appeared enthusiastic, emotional even, as he urged viewers to donate to Trump’s campaign and described the indictment as a “ballot box” issue. Earlier in the night, Trump’s campaign not only released a statement chalking the whole indictment thing up to “Election Interference at the highest level in history,” his campaign also began fundraising off of the moment, selling $47 indictment t-shirts.

Even if they didn’t speak, the loyal foot soldiers clearly got the memo.

https://talkingpointsmemo.com/morning-memo/insecure-indicted-man-checks-in-with-his-friends

February 14, 2023

Thank you so much for the hearts!

So sweet of you to think of me.

February 13, 2023

Thank you for the sweet hearts!

I am not on DU as much as I used to be, but what a happy surprise to find hearts when I get here!

February 9, 2023

Thank you so much for the hearts!

Haven't been able to spend as much time here on DU lately, but what a pleasant surprise to find! Thank you my dear DU friends.

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