Sunday, December 7, 2008

My Chiropractor Recommended Him

"In Minnesota, his chiropractic clinics collapsed in a flurry of lawsuits and unpaid bills.

Two girlfriends had him arrested, one for allegedly abusing her, the other for assertedly trashing her house, according to court records. After a traffic stop, police booked him on suspicion of using cocaine.

There was little about John P. Rogers' turbulent, erratic life as a Midwestern businessman to suggest that, once he got to San Francisco, he could persuade some of the West Coast's savviest investors to give him $340 million in venture capital for a high-tech startup.

But he did,..."


-- Lance Williams, on just the kind of worthless losers who can get large sums of San Francisco Bay Area money literally thrown at them, in The San Francisco Chronicle.