Ever seen the Dementers in the Harry Potter films? Larry Ellison was the model. In terms of Corporate Evil, Oracle is the Prince of Fucking Darkness. They make Microsoft look like a bunch of panty-waists.
I love his summation in the second blog post:
...Could these things have been said with a little less venom? Yes, probably. But the bottom line is that WE CARE because we have a deep vested interest in this Subversion stuff.
Translation: I'm a dickhead but that's okay because I'm awesome!
To quote a former co-worker:
Business is business and fair is fair and never the twain shall meet.
Adding manpower to a late software project makes it later. -- F. Brooks, "The Mythical Man-Month"