Bench Cano now rather than waiting until September
- Reference, NY Post article, "Cano Benched for Lack of Hustle," by Dan Martin, 9/14/08
The court papers say Lombard also invited the undercover detective to North Carolina to have sex with the young boy, and even suggested which hotel he should use. "...via RedStateTweet Stumbleupon StumbleUpon
“If anyone has environmental credit needs, that’s what we do. We want to be to be the clearing house to monetize available credits or to manage risk.”
- Kevin McGowan, director of coal and emissions trading, Enron Corp., (Enron Biz, November 29, 2000, copy in files)
“We are a green company, but the green stands for money.”
- Jeff Skilling, CEO, Enron Corp., quoted in Capitalism at Work, p. 310.
Enron is Exhibit A against Waxman/Markey’s cap-and-trade proposal. Enron was poised to make money coming and going by being the nation’s and the world’s largest market-maker in CO2 permits,
Enron gamed the highly prescriptive accounting rules (GAAP), tax system (the corporate tax division was actually a profit center as told in an exposé in the Washington Post."...
"Goldman to make record bonus payout," Guardian UK, 6/21/09, via the Drudge Report
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Fehr, 60, succeeded Marvin Miller as union chief when he was named acting director in 1983, and he was elected executive director in December 1985.
“I give up a lot more home runs at home,” Pettitte said. “They hit a couple balls tonight that would have been home runs at Yankee Stadium.
SNY's voices stuck it to Joba pretty good during a
Throughout the inning, SNY's cameras alternated between the faces of Joe Girardi and pitching coach Dave Eiland. Their mugs were the picture of exasperation. Jorge Posada did not escape unscathed, either.
Shortly after Darling's comment, Chamberlain shook off Posada four more times, causing the catcher to make another trip to the mound....
With Gary Sheffield up, Hernandez continued chirping: "I played for managers who, the way Joba is pitching, shaking off Posada and throwing breaking balls, would
The move came despite the first-place Rangers enjoying a resurgence at the gate.
Hicks said last month he would be willing to sell controlling interest in the franchise, in part because of financial problems he is facing.
Hicks bought the Rangers for $250 million in 1998. Forbes last month valued the Rangers at $405 million, 15th among the 30 major league teams."...from CBS Sportsline, "Rangers Lay off Several Staff Members from Front Office"Tweet Stumbleupon StumbleUpon
The low-frequency radio station is broadcasting from the county public works department in Vaughn, the site of a 50-kilowatt wind turbine that supplies 40 percent of the facility's electricity.
Broadcast segments feature two separate recordings by Beltrone discussing wind resources and how the county is working to attract developers. Segments will be regularly updated, she said...
"The government (is) looking at expanding a pioneering scheme in Flint, one of the poorest US cities, which involves
Local politicians believe the city must contract by as much as 40 per cent, concentrating the dwindling population and local services into a more viable area.
Having outlined his strategy to Barack Obama during the election campaign, Mr Kildee has now been approached
and a group of charities who want him to apply what he has learnt to the rest of the country.
Most are former industrial cities in the "rust belt" of America's Mid-West and North East.
In Detroit, shattered by the woes of the US car industry, there are already plans to
"The real question is not whether these cities shrink – we're all shrinking – but whether we let it happen in a destructive or sustainable way," said Mr Kildee. "Decline is a fact of life in Flint. Resisting it is like resisting gravity.""....via Lucianne.com
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requires primary ticket sellers to disclose whether seats
and prohibits primary sellers from selling or conveying tickets through a secondary ticket seller that they own."...TicketNews.com 6/10/09Tweet Stumbleupon StumbleUpon
"Each one of these depictions reveals a casual, insulting quality to Torre’s personality that seems almost incomprehensible."...
So, no, he didn’t have his best command. And, no, he didn’t have his best fastball.
And yet, Rivera did not mention it after the game, and he did not reveal it late Sunday afternoon, when it would have played less like an excuse than, in victory, the simple retelling of a trying 30 hours. He did not hang those hittable fastballs or that loss on his illness.
He accepted the baseball.
That was that....
Today, he ate. And held it down."..."
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"The House Subcommittee on Communications, Technology and the Internet has scheduled a hearing for June 11 on H.R.1084, the Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation Act (CALM).
The bill, sponsored by Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-Calif.), would require the FCC
The bill, according to Congressional Research Service, would prevent commercials from:
The bill, which has 28 co-sponsors, was introduced Feb. 13.
WASHINGTON (Radio & Records) - "The Nielsen Co. on Wednesday announced that it was ending publication of Radio & Records, known in the radio business for the past 36 years as R&R. Publication of the music industry trade paper ceases immediately....
Longtime publisher and president Erica Farber departed in early January."...via RadioDailyNews
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