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Does anyone know what’s happened to Pete Bethune?
His sentencing had been set for 10 June and I’ve heard nothing about him since.
The trial finished 10th of June. Sentencing is expected to take up to four weeks.
great, thanks Croc
The maximum he can get is two years because under Japanese law he can’t be sentenced longer than what the prosecutors ask for.
Just wanted to share my renewed optimism now that the shortest day has been and gone and the sun is finally coming back. (You might need to be a southerner to fully appreciate the passing of the solstice).
For some reason, I even feel that the tide might just be turning on the fortunes of the right. It’s still very dark, there is a ton of work to be done, but the worst may be over.
This may be premature but….
Here Comes the Sun! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6tV11acSRk
Nina Simone did a great cover; for them what didn’t know that,
Even better, Plugged in the speakers for that one:)
This could be a worry for some … and worth being aware that it is happening …. perhaps to your loved-ones.
A form of it can also come from incorrect or excessive pain killing medication following an operation as I unfortunately experienced a few years back … not mentioned in article
I’ll see your delirium and raise you a pacemaker. And on a personal note I’m way to familiar with the authors family tragedy.
Regulators Failed to Address Risks in Oil Rig Fail-Safe Device.
Goodshit ( NSFW) has the article as a single page.(SFW)
That’s compulsory reading joe. Although on one board of drilling professionals I’ve been following, they’ve bullet pointed at least 20 other design and operational faults with the well, above and beyond the entirely deficient BOP.
The scale of this failure is monumental.
Yeah I wrote a post on that for the NZ context last night using the NYT article. Should be up by now.
Interesting quote from Allan Hubbard on Natrad (noticed on Hickey’s blog) “I think if Mr Key, who knows me, was in NZ he wouldn’t have done that”
mmmmmmm……cronyism much? Anything else he “wouldn’t have done” yet to come out of the woodwork?
Banksie won’t be happy with this: Pro-smacking campaigner joins Auckland mayoralty race. I wonder how much will be shaved off Banksie’s votebank.
Let’s hope the left will be united and don’t do things like that.