Category Archives: Thieves with PhDs

…because he was the firstborn.

2 Chronicles 21:3 Their father gave them great gifts of silver, gold, and valuable possessions, together with fortified cities in Judah, but he gave the kingdom to Jehoram, because he was the firstborn.

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Can anyone say ‘undue influence?’ How about fraud?

Luke 16:10-13 – He that is faithful in that which is least is faithful also in much: and he that is unjust in the least is unjust also in much. A fraud is someone who pretends to be something they … Continue reading

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O.J. Ain’t Got Nothin’ on You

Remember the O.J. Simpson case when O.J. thought he got away with murder?  Well today’s subject is: What do you do if the other side pulls a ‘Ron Goldman’s family’ and just won’t give up? We all agree that lifting … Continue reading

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Latch on Like a Leech

In part two of our ‘Animals Learn from Animals’ series, today the subject is leeches, or “bloodsuckers” and how similar leeches are to Thieves with PhDs. Before we start, a word of caution: Leeches have “conspicuous characteristics and habits that … Continue reading

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Plate Spinning Predators

Nineteenth century English poet, painter, and printmaker, William Blake once said, “It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.” What Blake was telling us was that friends often do to us what we’d expect from an … Continue reading

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Circumventing the ‘Sins of the Father Syndrome’

Now this is a touchy subject most Thieves with PhDs like to avoid, but need to address all the same.  The subject of “sowing and reaping,” or what I like to call the ‘Sins of the Father Syndrome,’ also referred to … Continue reading

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How to Sleep Like a Baby the Night after the One You Robbed Dies

If the champagne glasses have been filled to the brim for the celebration, it could mean a dead person cooperated with your goal of enriching yourself. Moreover, if you’ve stalled long enough and hired a slimy enough lawyer to postpone guardianship … Continue reading

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