Penthouse Goes Bankrupt, Americans Fleeing To Canada and Europe
Nice ring to a headline, isn't it? If USA were source code, I would certainly qualify the following news items as a bad smell.
- Penthouse files for Chapter 11 protection: Penthouse's circulation has dropped dramatically - down from a peak of 5 million copies to just 530,000 in December.
- Lawrence Lessig: So when people occasionally recognize me getting the magic metal detector wanding and dutifully submitting to searches of my person, extending my arms and my legs spread-eagle, I explain with a smile, “I’m running against George Bush.”
- CNN: Dismayed Americans Contemplate Canada: "For me, it's a no-brainer"
- Freenet developer Ian Clarke leaving USA: As an Irish citizen living in the US - I have decided that it is time to leave this country - it is starting to look, smell, and act as Germany did during the 1930s.
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