Archive for February 27th, 2019

February 27th, 2019 - 5:43 pm § in Misc.

Netanyahu Indicted!

Attorney general reportedly set to notify Netanyahu of bribery charges Thursday TV reports say Mandelblit will announce plans to indict prime minister on breach of trust in two probes, bribery in one; premier’s spokesman says decision ‘absurd’[...]

February 27th, 2019 - 5:42 pm § in Donald Trump

Why the GOP’s strategy to discredit Cohen won’t work

Of course they won’t admit it, but I’ll bet there isn’t a single Republican ex-prosecutor in that hearing room who wouldn’t use Cohen as a witness to secure a conviction against a mobster. Why? Because between a rat and a godfather, most jurors will believe the rat. In the co[...]

February 27th, 2019 - 11:18 am § in China, Misc.

The state of academic free speech in China

Zhang Qianfan on Academic Censorship (Translation from China Digital Times): At the start of January, the office of the National Teaching Material Committee issued the “Notice Concerning the Launch of Comprehensive Fact-finding Work on University Constitutional Law Teaching Materials.” The notic[...]

February 27th, 2019 - 1:17 am § in Misc.

FRAUD: Truthfinders

About a year ago I needed to do a search on someone who I suspected had a criminal record. So I “googled” this person. good effn luck, instead of what I wanted Google routed me to a site called TRUTHFINDER.COM.   BEWARE! A year later, Paypal sent me a notice that i has  been billed al[...]