Comey: The Man Everyone Loves to Hate

It’s safe to say that now isn’t a good time to FBI Director James Comey. He’s been attacked over the past year from both sides over his handling and investigations into the Clintons, Wikileaks and Russia. On the outside looking in, it appears as though he has no real friends on Capitol Hill and his…

Together We’ll Make Mistakes: The Wells Fargo Story

I’ve spent the last ten weeks studying Wells Fargo for my Public Relations management class. And I’ve got to tell you, I’m not a fan. For those of you who don’t know, last year Wells Fargo was engrained in a scandal that rocked them to their core. Certain employees were opening unauthorized accounts to allow…

“I’d like my three billion dollars please…”

A man walks into a bank and says “I’d like to withdraw three billion dollars please.” The teller looks at him at responds “sure!” This isn’t an every day interaction but it just happened rather recently in Seattle. Wells Fargo, the countries third largest bank by assets, just had Seattle remove three billion dollars from…

The State of Liberty

Everybody seems to want to leave. California is talking about seceding from the Union. Part of Colorado wants to become its own state. And now Washington might split in two. Yup, if some lawmakers get their way, everything east of the Cascades may soon be the State of Liberty. I’m not kidding. And all regulations,…

Losing History: Where Are We Without the Arts?

I’ve long been a fan of art, history, culture, and periods of the past. And if I’m being totally honest, I get much more satisfaction enjoying things from long before my time than anything that I see around me now. Even though I know this isn’t exactly the norm. When I was home for winter…