Monthly Archives: February 2011

Another one – Democracy Now! this time

After Lara Logan (who according to her own news organization, CBS, was attacked in Cairo in mid-February – which, as I wrote in my previous post, was widely reported by the U.S. media despite lack of evidence or confirmation from … Continue reading

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The unseen street assault

Not exactly a comment, but just a few questions crossing my mind as I read about the attack on CBS Correspondent Lara Logan in the streets of Cairo last week – http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/meast/02/15/egypt.logan.assault/index.html – the main one being: has anyone seen … Continue reading

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T Accident in Central

A red line train has struck and killed a man at the Central Square station, reports WCVBTV Boston. Service has been halted through the station, but bus service is being provided between Park St. and Harvard stations. Click here for … Continue reading

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Oscar Nominated Short Films

Do you know that we can watch all of the short films nominated for the Academy Awards 2011 this week? Kendall Square Cinema: -Animated Short Films – Live Action Short Films (Reduced price for students available) Coolidge Corner Theatre: – … Continue reading

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Chris Matthews Just Dropped Several Points in my Book

Here is a recent video of MSNBC’s Chris Matthews offering a point of view that, in my opinion, is so beyond the pale that there is virtually no conclusion to draw except that he is a complete moron when it … Continue reading

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An Aside on Iran

The Federation of American Scientists have offered a little push-back in recent days to the idea that Stuxnet bought us oodles of time for diplomacy. Of course, if you’ve been following the Tech religiously, you might note that I already … Continue reading

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If You Read One Thought Piece This Week…

A combination of the Mystery Hunt, EC’s Bad Ideas competition, my research, and a revival of my squash playing habit have conspired to keep me off the blog for the past ten days.  As amends, I bring to you one … Continue reading

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Anna Tang is free

As of 3:30 p.m. today, Judge Bruce R. Henry dismissed the Commonwealth’s petition to commit Anna L. Tang to a locked mental facility, and ordered Ms. Tang discharged from custody. Her ankle bracelet will be removed this afternoon, and her … Continue reading

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Senator Scott Brown will visit MIT tomorrow

Massachusetts Republican Senator Scott Brown will tour MIT’s Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies with President Susan J. Hockfield tomorrow. After the tour, Analog Devices Chairman Ray Stata and Massachusetts High Tech Council President Chris Anderson will join them to discuss Brown’s … Continue reading

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