damn_registrars writes: "Since being acquired by Dish Network, Blockbuster Video has rapidly reduced their number of brick-and-mortar locations down to about 800 nationwide. Now, they have announced plans to close another 300 stores."
damn_registrars writes: "By a vote of 327 — 98, the US House Of Representatives passed a bill today authored by Ron Paul to audit the federal reserve bank. This has been a primary platform for the Texas Republican for some three decades now. The bill is not currently slated to be considered in the Senate, however."
damn_registrars writes: "Lenovo CEO Yang Yuanqing received a $3,000,000 bonus for the healthy finances of his company this past year. The bonus is not unusual for top executives, however what he did was. Yuanqing gave the entire $3M to lower-level employees (including on the assembly line) at Lenovo. For some of the employees, he gave them the equivalent of another month's pay. Yuanqing receives an annual salary of $14M, so he won't be poor without the bonus by anyone's measure. However his giving away the $3M bonus was not something that many other CEOs have opted for in recent memory."
damn_registrars writes: "Donald Trump has withdrawn from the 2012 presidential race — or at least from running for the republican nomination. He claims he will remain attached and active with important issues, and asserts that he could still win the race if he was in it."
damn_registrars writes: "Or, maybe not. In an Weird Al's WordPress Site it appears now that Lady Gaga has herself approved the parody — it seems to have been originally rejected by someone who was "representing" the artist. Weird Al credits the internet support for bringing the light to it. I for one was looking forward to seeing an new outbreak of the Streisand Effect..."