Incompetent at Everything

In every language under the sun, including in English from the good old New York Times: Mr. Nastase, who will turn 62 on Friday, had denied any wrongdoing and insisted that the case was politically motivated. He had appealed his March 30 sentence after he was convicted of illegally raising $2 million for his failed…

Ch-Ch-Changes

A few changes to report around these parts. The first is that I have updated the FAQ for this blog. That section was actually the oldest part of the blog as it was first written in April 2010 and never changed since. I also tweaked a few other minor things. One other rather big change…

Manufacturing Inanity

Although I do not own a television, last night I had the privilege of watching (online) a local Cluj-Napoca program called “Zi de Zi” which featured a host and three guests all debating the issue of “second hand” stores (used clothing shops) here in town. I was alerted to this program because a local blogger…

A Tale of Two Cities

I have a very simple rule that I follow so that I am not tempted to write overly bombastic pieces here on the blog: I never say anything online that I wouldn’t have the courage to say to someone’s face. And therefore it is with all seriousness that I say this. Mr. Sorin Apostu, current…