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Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Tue Feb 14th, 2012 at 03:11:05 PM EST
BBC News - Rangers Football Club enters administration

Rangers Football Club has entered administration - meaning it has been docked 10 points, effectively ending its Scottish Premier League challenge.

The club appointed London firm Duff and Phelps as administrators at 14:50.

The move followed an unsuccessful legal bid by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) at the Court of Session in Edinburgh to appoint its own administrator.

HMRC lodged its petition over alleged non-payment of about £9m in PAYE and VAT following Craig Whyte's takeover.



Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Tue Feb 14th, 2012 at 03:44:34 PM EST
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funny how they got busted for £9 million, yet vodaphone got excused £6 billion in taxes and the HMRC apparently waived £25 billion in taxes owed from City institutions last december.

I'd like to see that angle pursued more widely cos, while I have no time for football clubs who are frankly deserving their financial come-uppance, the sheer unfairness of HMRC behaviour is by far the biggest scandal

keep to the Fen Causeway

by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Wed Feb 15th, 2012 at 03:13:15 AM EST
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BBC News - Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito murder acquittals challenged

Italian prosecutors have launched an appeal against the acquittals of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito for the 2007 murder of Briton Meredith Kercher.

The pair's convictions for murdering Miss Kercher in Perugia were overturned in appeal court last year.

A jury cleared American Miss Knox and her Italian ex-boyfriend after doubts about the gathering of DNA evidence.



Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Tue Feb 14th, 2012 at 03:46:43 PM EST
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Wow, I thought they were going to turn their attention to the cruise ship captain...or their recent Prime Minister...
by asdf on Tue Feb 14th, 2012 at 10:03:38 PM EST
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Better headlines, more flattering pictures

keep to the Fen Causeway
by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Wed Feb 15th, 2012 at 03:13:49 AM EST
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Daily Kos :: News Community Action
Republicans were elected in 2010, in large part, by promising to focus on nothing but jobs, jobs, jobs. Since then, they've focused on pretty much everything but jobs--NPR, Planned Parenthood, ACORN, bailouts, those New Black Panther dudes, earmarks, birth certificates, light bulbs, and now, of course, birth control. You get the idea.

It was hard for Republicans to talk about jobs when no one had them and voter pessimism was high. It's even harder now that the economy is showing genuine signs of life and consumer confidence is rising. The NASDAQ just hit an 11-year high, while the DOW just hit its own 4-year high. Obama's numbers on the economy are rising.

So they jumped with glee at the thought of wedging voters on birth control, only to find that people decided they liked birth control ... 40 years ago.

So now, after endless moralizing and sanctimonious preaching against sex for fun, Santorum wants to pretend he's got something else in his pocket? Ha ha ha!

He's a Republican. His job plan is to cut taxes for Mitt Romney. There. Done. Now that that's out of the way, he can get back to talking about what he really wants to talk about:

Your bedroom.

go markos, tell it like it is

"I would rather have questions that can't be answered than answers that can't be questioned." - Richard Feynman

by melo (melometa4(at)gmail.com) on Tue Feb 14th, 2012 at 11:11:36 PM EST
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