Daily Archives: August 2, 2012

What Say To Up To 10 Years In Prison For Possessing A High Capacity Magazine?

The text for the Democrats high capacity magazine amendment to the Cybersecurity bill is finally on line, and it’s pretty damned simple (it’s under S5403) “(v)(1)(A)(i) Except as provided in clause (ii), it shall be unlawful for a person to transfer or possess a large capacity ammunition feeding device. There are all sorts of exclusions […]

Hooray! Palm Trees “Could” Grown In Antarctic Due To Globull Warming

Uh huh (Telegraph) Scientists have discovered plants similar to palm trees growing in the Antarctic region during the early Eocene era, when the area had a near-tropical climate. They have shown the area, which is today typified by freezing temperatures, glaciers and icebergs, had almost three times the level of carbon dioxide as now, with […]

If All You See…

…is an awesome Gaia friendly bike, you might just be a Warmist The blog of the day is Villainous Company, with a post about federal tax rates and revenues. PS: That is UK cyclist Victoria Pendleton, and, no, that is not a nipple, it’s a logo.

Solyndra Probe Highlights White House Budget Analysts Knowing Loan Was Bad Risk

I know, I know, you’re shocked! (The Hill) A GOP report shows that White House budget analysts had concerns about the financial risks of the Energy Department’s early 2011 restructuring of the federal loan for Solyndra, the solar panel company that collapsed last August, according to a news account. The Washington Post obtained portions of […]

Chick-fil-a Appreciation Day Resounding Success

Standing up for Free Speech (Fox News) It used to be that taking a bite of a chicken sandwich just meant you were hungry. Now it has become a symbol of whether you stand for or against same-sex marriage, or – alternately – the right to express your personal views without fear of retaliation. At […]

Good News: Obama Secretly Signs Secret Authorization To Secretly Support Syrian Rebels

Good thing this was kept secret. Al Reuters has the secret exclusive President Barack Obama has signed a secret order authorizing U.S. support for rebels seeking to depose Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his government, U.S. sources familiar with the matter said. Obama’s order, approved earlier this year and known as an intelligence “finding,” broadly […]

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