Daily Archives: January 25, 2011

Things That Globull Warming Causes: Slower Wind Speed(?)

Is there nothing that anthropogenic global warming doesn’t cause? Many tree species in Israel, North America and Eurasia that depend on the wind to disperse their seeds may be at risk of extinction, according to researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Their theory is based on a unique, fully mechanistic model developed to predict […]

Chicago Tribune: How Dare Judges Ignore Precedent And Use The Actual Law!

The Chicago Tribune editorial board is in high dudgeon over “Judicial Arrogance” With startlingly arrogance and audaciously twisted reasoning, two appellate judges ignored more than 100 years of legal precedent, invented a new definition of “residency” and ordered Rahm Emanuel. Yeah, how dare they ignore what the actual City of Chicago law actually says, as […]

Bob Herbert (Hearts) Failing Social Security

Excitable Bobby has a question to ponder if there’s a better government program than Social Security, I’d like to know what it is. Gee, let me think………oh, hey, those Constitutionally required defense ones are better. And the Coast Guard.

Arkansas And N.Y. Look To Play Nanny With Distracted Pedestrians

Having solved all their actual issues, it’s time for a big dose of nannyism Lawmakers in at least two states are looking to pull the plug on texting pedestrians and iPod-obsessed runners, claiming their diverted attention borders on disaster. After targeting drivers who paid more attention to their phone calls and text messages than the […]

Jesse Ventura May Not Have Time To Bleed, But, Plenty Of Time To Sue DHS

Ventura may a massive 9/11 Truther, and, surprisingly, that wacko viewpoint doesn’t enter in his lawsuit, but, he does have a good darned point Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura sued the Department of Homeland Security and the Transportation Security Administration on Monday, alleging full-body scans and pat-downs at airport checkpoints violate his right to be […]

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