I am quite disappointed - not because of Lance my hero (biased alert!), but the article itself. The tone of the article is so negative, almost as if Lance is already convicted. Instead, Lance is just choosing not to defend himself the accusation, does it means he is guilty? Certainly not. The writer lack of legal common sense appalls me.
And it fails to make the link between Tour de France and USADA. How on earth can an US-based anti-doping agency, with no jurisdiction whatsoever, capable to stripe the title of a French race? UCI says nothing about the charges. Oh I understands now, America, Fuck yea
And I must admit, I am quite disappointed by Guardians at first, but then I saw it is a blog post, not a real newspaper article. Almost on the way to delete the Guardian from my trusted western point of view.
A year ago last Friday I left eight years cutting code and plumbing servers to take my very first marketing job. Prior to then and even before in college and high school, hard skills were what paid my bills - technical work building stuff mostly for the Internet. Everything I had done up until…
After 123 years of family owned business, Werner Castorf, father of director Frank Castorf, had to close shop. When the wall came down, the formerly successful business of selling blinds lost its customers to product from the West. Castorf used to have an agreement of “freezing” rent in the winter…
Heritage researchers may be excused for losing the plot between dinners at the Mandarin Oriental and partying in Lan Kwai Fong, both favored drinking and dining spots near the central business district. Behind all those luxury malls and the best bottles of Margaux, real life Hong Kong has absolutely nothing to do with a free economy encouraging competition on a level playing field. It’s more like a rigged game.
Hong Kong is the textbook example of Milton Friedman’s free economy. The more money you have, the more power you have. Unfortunately no rich men in the town is batman / iron man.