BBC nearly screens ballet of nun-raping Pope.
Even the BBC appears to have limits. I was appalled this evening to read that the British publicly supported broadcast system had planned to screen ballet of a hunchbacked Pope who rapes both nuns and eunichs. The BBC has abandoned plans to screen a ballet featuring a deformed Pope who rapes nuns that it had announced as one of the highlights of its Christmas schedule. | Read More »
Funny how when their own guy’s at risk, the NYT’s presses go quiet.
Yes, it’s good to know that NY Times reporter Stephen Farrell was rescued from Afghani militants who had kidnapped him and a translator. But, funny how when it’s their guy that’s at risk, the presses go quiet. The rules change. Until now, the kidnapping had been kept quiet by The Times and most other news organizations out of concern for the men’s safety. http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/10/world/asia/10rescue.html?_r=1&hp Remember last | Read More »
Harvard Prof Arrested
Lee Fleming is the Albert J. Weatherhead III Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. According to his web site, “his current work develops the strategic implications of inventor collaboration networks at the individual and regional level of analysis, the influence of non-competes on inventor mobility and knowledge flow, and author disambiguation of the patent inventor database (supported by NSF grant 0830287).” http://drfd.hbs.edu/fit/public/facultyInfo.do?facInfo=bio&facEmIdemail@example.com Now | Read More »
Why the Chrysler plan is probably illegal
Is the plan to reorganize Chrysler Corp. a true sale of its assets or a ‘sub rosa’ plan to recast the company? A bankruptcy judge is going to have to decide. Secured lenders are owed $6.9 billion. The Treasury’s term sheet, which is here http://www.ustreas.gov/press/releases/tg115.htm. , offers these lenders $2.25 billion in cash, proposing to sell all Chrysler’s assets to a new company. Treasury, the | Read More »