Wild Dogs Kill Romanian Bison

Here’s an interesting story if you don’t mind a bit of hyperbole: Huge financial efforts, determination and manpower dedicated to protecting a species that was close to extinction in Europe 100 years ago went down the drain in Romania, after a pack of feral stray digs attacked and killed some of the very few bison in the Southern Carpathians. This story was written by a … Continue reading Wild Dogs Kill Romanian Bison

Lay on, Macduff!

I have to admit that yesterday my curiosity was greatly piqued by the way certain information was transmitted. The big “super immunity” story, by which the Romanian Parliament re-classified themselves as private sector employees in order to escape jurisdiction by the anti-corruption agencies, was a hot topic all over Romanian media yesterday. What surprised me though was that Alison Mutler and the crew down at … Continue reading Lay on, Macduff!

Rebuttal

A few weeks (months?) ago I had to adjust the comment settings on this blog because we were getting inundated with a ton of spam, including “comments” written entirely in Chinese (I know, WTF?) so I made it so that I personally had to approve a person’s ability to comment (after which, the person can post freely). I got a lot of comments from new … Continue reading Rebuttal

The Perfect Dog Storm

Earlier this week, a 4-year-old boy was killed by stray dogs while playing near a park in Bucharest. That right there is the only uncontested fact but the Romanian (and to a lesser degree, the foreign) press has gone absolutely batshit crazy over the incident and it’s the biggest story in this country with up to 15 minutes per hour of coverage on the news … Continue reading The Perfect Dog Storm