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Ball point pen on the morning newsprint Eminence Front The sun shines People forget The spray flies as the speedboat glides People forget Forget they're hiding The girls smile People forget The snow packs as the skier tracks People forget Forget they're hiding. Behind an eminence front Eminence front - It's a put-on The drinks flow People forget That big wheel spins, the hair thins People forget Forget they're hiding The news slows People forget The shares crash, hopes are dashed People forget Forget they're hiding. Behind an eminence front An eminence front - it's a put-on it's a put-on - it's a put-on The Who I doubt those who lost everything will ever forgive or forget the man who hid behind an eminence front. They just want their legacy back. ...

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Ball point pen on the morning newsprint There's a theme of sorts developing in my doodles this week. Bernie Madoff has taken people for $50 billion (that's billion with a B) so I guess he thinks everyone's a fool. Take for example the financial success of his wife Ruth Madoff. They have been married for nearly fifty years. Last month after the ponzi scheme was discovered, regulators revealed that she withdrew $15.5 million from a Cohmad securities account (Cohn/Maddoff)..... Hmmm, without being employed outside the firm, she has managed to amass 62 million dollars in cash and bonds and a $7 million penthouse, all in her own name. Now, Bernie says that those assets are separate from his ill gotten gains and she should be allowed to keep them. Very convenient that his name doesn't appear on any of their assets, being as he robs people of their life savings for a living. ...

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