The ParthenonNow that Donald Trump has thrown his hair into the ring, the real GOP heavyweight, N.J. Governor Chris Christie, has announced he is running. They are not worried about him supporting the platform. They are worried about the platform supporting him. ... With Greece defaulting on its international loans does that mean we'll see the country feature on Operation Repo? "Just hook that up to this column."

"But that's the Parthenon, one of the greatest works of the early world, a symbol of civilization."  "Sorry, But you didn't pay what you owed. OK, Fred, tow her away." ... Given the level of shark attacks this summer, swimmers on the East Coast are rethinking the phrase "Going out for a bite". ... There's an investigation underway of an incident in which two officers in a police helicopter unknowingly broadcast their talk about their explicit love lives over the aircraft's speakers. Is that such a bad thing? It might put an end to some chases as criminals paused to smirk over the details. ... Julie Hamp, the company's most senior female executive, has resigned following her arrest in Japan on allegations she had the narcotic, oxycodone, hidden in a jewelry box. Hamp explained it was to alleviate fatigue brought on by too many Toyotathons. ... The International Olympic Committee has provided material for many comics by considering bowling as Olympic sport. I say let's take it further and have Synchronized Bowling. Contestants get points for style and must send their bowling balls down the alley while manipulating long ribbons.

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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.

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