Friday, Jun 24 2011
The arrest of a physics professor at New Jersey’s Fairleigh Dickinson University for running a prostitution ring via web site has startled people. (Well, physics can be pretty dry stuff). And now a former University of New Mexico president has been arrested for running a similar service. These guys should have gotten together. They could have considered the logical name that is implicit in the “Cluck-U” chicken franchise. They were thinking of starting a new higher-education institution, good old F.U.
Nobody would cares what it would teach, but the cheerleaders would be extremely popular and everyone would eagerly awaiting the student mixer. Unfortunately, with the arrests the hookers will have to be content working with athletics boosters. …. Greece is proposing a new way to pay off some of the debts that are hounding the country. It will accept creditors to take payment in olives and feta cheese. If that’s accepted, Spain will propose sangria and season-long bull fighting passes for the international financial community. …. With former New York Governor George Pataki reportedly ready to join the GOP contest for the party’s presidential nomination, Democrats are demanding a census be held to count the number of entrants. Because of the number of lesser-known candidates, all will be required to wear name tags for easier identification. Organizations that run candidates’ nights worry that platforms will collapse under the weight if all show up for an event. … Records show Osama Bin Laden wanted to rename Al Quaeda because of its image problem. Rejected placements included “Terrorists R’ Us” and “Bombs Away.” The recently assassinated leader was reportedly considering joining the Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and the Rotary, figuring these organizations are always desperate for luncheon speakers.
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Bob Scott has been informing and entertaining the mid-market financial software community with his email newsletters for 10 years. And he has been covering this market through print publications for 18 years, first as technology editor of Accounting Today and then as the Editor of Accounting Technology from 1997 through 2009. He has covered the traditional tax and accounting profession during the same time and continues to address that as executive editor of the Progressive Accountant.