William Katz: Urgent Agenda
JULY 13, 2010
Relocation news, from The Politico: A missing Iranian nuclear scientists who Tehran says was kidnapped by the CIA has taken refuge in Pakistan’s embassy in Washington, Reuters reports that Iran’s state radio said early Tuesday.
A use has been found for Pakistan. Never give up.
JULY 12, 2010
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., July 11 (UPI) -- A robbery target had her escape fall in her lap -- literally -- when a clumsy robber dropped his gun in her lap and she turned it on him, Florida police said.
The quality of our robbers has gone down, no doubt about it. You just don't get robber candidates today who'll put in the time. Our country is in trouble.
JULY 11, 2010
Australian legal news: A teacher who claims she damaged her larynx yelling at children, including some with special needs, is suing the Government for more than $400,000. Valissa Julietta Bauer, 39, claims she had to over use her voice in an attempt to control the pupils in her composite Year 6 and 7 class at Thabeban State School in Bundaberg, Queensland.
Flash forward ten years: American teachers sue students for asking difficult questions.
JULY 10, 2010
NEW YORK, July 9 (UPI) -- A New York high school fired two female teachers who were found one recent evening allegedly drunk and at least partially naked in a classroom, officials said.Oh, come on. They weren't doing anything really outrageous in New York, like saying the Pledge of Allegiance.
JULY 9, 2010
(Reuters) - Some Germans are calling for a public roasting of the oracle octopus who correctly picked the winner of all six of their national soccer team's World Cup matches -- including a bitter defeat to Spain on Wednesday. Paul, a two-year-old octopus in a German aquarium, turned into a global celebrity for his uncanny ability to predict the winner of all Germany's matches -- even a group stage defeat to Serbia and an ousting by Spain in the semi-finals.
If Germans really think that an octopus can predict soccer matches, then the age of German technology is truly over.
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