Daily Archives: February 22, 2011

Tuesday Awesome: Legislation Would Let Law Drop Illegals Off At Congress Critters Offices

This just has awesome written all over it A measure filed by State Rep. Lois Kolkhorst (R-Brenham) would allow any law enforcement agency that has custody of an illegal immigrant to take the illegal to ‘the office of a U.S. Senator or Representative’ and leave them there. 1200 WOAI news reports the measure also allows […]

For Climate Change, We Must Align (Individual) Choices

You must change your lifestyle by government decree A new “politics driven” diplomatic approach is required to tackle global warming, the Foreign Office’s special representative for climate change said yesterday. Speaking to a packed audience at Chatham House, John Ashton described climate change as a “ticking clock”, arguing for binding international agreements to cut emissions […]

Get Your SEIU Protest Shirts By Dropkick Murphys!

SEIU has apparently forgotten all about being civil There are not many American rock and roll bands that stand in solidarity with the union movement as much as the Dropkick Murphys. So it is no surprise that the band has released an advanced stream of a new song “Take ‘Em Down” in support of the […]

Gov. Walker Says Layoff Notices Could Go Out Next Week

He’s not playing around Walker said Tuesday morning the state could send out layoff notices to state workers as soon as next week if the budget standoff is not resolved. Speaking at the WISC-TV (Channel 3) studios, the Republican governor said he would have to send out the notices next week to start seeking savings […]

What Say To A $40 LED Lightbulb?

This article is from back on the 17th, but Treehugger links it up today, with a survey, which we’ll get to in a few. Marc Gunther at Greenbiz asks Would You Buy a $40 Light Bulb? Maybe you should. This week, Philips Lighting said that its AmbientLED 12.5-watt bulb — which, just to confuse you, […]

Wisconsin Democrats To Offer A 100+ Amendments To Gum Up The Works

But the Donkey Weasel Party isn’t doing it for an substantive changes, oh no. They just want to delay the work of government Democrats plan to offer more than 100 amendments in the state Assembly to Gov. Scott Walker’s plan taking away nearly all collective bargaining rights for Wisconsin’s public workers. Democratic Minority Leader Peter […]

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