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fashion-crimes

Continuing Adam's discussion about men's pants, today's WSJ has a great article on the troubles criminals have with the current trend of wearing excessively baggy trousers. I understand that this is a "prison-wear" statement, but it sounds more like "prison-causing" wear:

Denny Fuhrman, a 58-year-old police officer in Lynnwood, Wash., was escorting a handcuffed suspect to his patrol car one afternoon in 2004 when the youngster twisted free and took off running.

favorite-posts-of-2006

Here is a list of my favorite posts from 2006. Yes, these are my favorites posts by me and yes, it means I'm phoning it in for the rest of the year. Thanks for reading. I intend to kick off the year with the usual thought-provoking, yet not well-thought out

fbi-director-robert-mueller-on-npr

Listen to the interview online..

congratulations-to-local-boys-spi-dynamics

on their acquisition by HP and to me, since I was an early angel investor in SPI - so long ago I cannot remember what year it was. Their application to the ATDC had just been rejected as they were viewed as 'unreceptive to coaching', IIRC. I was an entrepreneur-in-residence at ATDC at the time, so it must have late 2000. For what it's worth, they were indeed unreceptive to coaching, except from Brian Cohen who has done a great job as CEO.

because-they-did-such-a-good-job-saving-the-humans

From SFGAte.com comes this:

States will be required to help evacuate pets during a natural disaster such as a hurricane or earthquake or risk losing federal money under a bill signed Friday by President Bush.
I'll keep it short here:
  1. This is dangerous. Scared animals are dangerous
  2. This is expensive.
The law also authorizes FEMA to provide additional money to create pet-friendly shelters and provide special assistance to pet owners.

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