Tan, who launched an independent investigation of shoddily
constructed school buildings after the quake, was sentenced to five years in prison four months ago.
Gracie's early life was one of being crammed in a crate with the rest of her litter in a shoddily
run commercial kennel with no room to run, play or even stand.
Tan had estimated at least 5,600 students were among the dead, believing that many of them died in schools that had been shoddily
built and did not comply with construction laws.
A Finnish television crew was also attacked Tuesday near Fuxin number two primary school while trying to interview parents of the 126 children killed when the shoddily
built school collapsed.
He added that part of the problem had to do with contractors who shoddily
refilled holes they dug up for various purposes.
Additionally, in extremely rundown areas, the buildings are usually brick shacks shoddily
assembled into makeshift homes without the requisite foundations.
Sloppy finishing prevented Arsenal from further embarrassing the Portuguese champions, who defended shoddily
and looked on the brink of collapse at times during the second half.
However, the book is so poorly written, so shoddily
researched, so partisan and polemical, and so filled with contradictions that even the most sympathetic readers will have to suspend disbelief to buy the author's conclusions.
Good companies have always been good, and they've always been out there, but bad companies, or simply shoddily
run companies, increasingly must pay a price for their misdeeds.
In North America, the current spate of shoddily
researched pop culture books on spirituality underlines these tendencies.
However, there are no shoddily
conceived poems, even if several are rather long for what they try to do, while a few exude a sense of a writer working hard to make a publishable artifact.
That kind of obviousness would normally lead to charges of manipulation, only the movie is so shoddily
assembled that it fails even on that basic level.