The National Center For Advancing Translational Sciences.
Major thank-you’s and a huge tip of the hat to Jim Hoft at Gateway Pundit for the story. This will not be a lengthy diary, as I don’t trust myself to remain civil or tone down at all. The National Center For Advancing Translational Sciences. Know what that is ? It’s a new US Government agency. Actually, it’s a new US Government corporation inside an | Read More »
Bath Salts Are The New Meth And We Hear From ‘Mayors Against Illegal Guns’.
First up, a report from The Associated Press at Andrew Breitbart’s website. Bath Salts — The New Methamphetamine. Some say the effects of the powders are as powerful as abusing methamphetamine. Increasingly, law enforcement agents and poison control centers say the bath salts with complex chemical names are an emerging menace in several U.S. states where authorities talk of banning their sale. Mississippi lawmakers this | Read More »
Something’s up big-time with foreign embassy bank accounts in America.
Look, just because a senior executive of JP Morgan Chase hopped on board last week as Obama’s Chief Of Staff and is a long-time friend of his from Chicago too, doesn’t mean there’s any kind of shenanigans going on with JP Morgan Chase ordering all foreign embassy bank accounts closed throughout their company. Of course, it’s a foreign media outlet with the story (AFP). A | Read More »
Tags: Bank Of America
, Foreign Embassies
, JP Morgan Chase
, Money Laundering
TSA boss: Go screw yourselves America. Change isn’t changing.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The head of the Transportation Security Administration on Sunday acknowledged that new full-body scanners and thorough pat-downs can be invasive and uncomfortable, but he said that the need to stay a step ahead of terrorists rules out changes in airport screening procedures. John Pistole told CNN’s ‘State of the Union’ that, despite the public uproar over new screening techniques, “we are not | Read More »
Major hit piece on Remington and The Second Amendment.
Initial airing is 20 October 2010. Nudge. Take a wild guess on the origination of this “out of nowhere” ten-month-in-the-making disaster. ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., October 11, 2010 – The Remington Model 700-series rifle —with more than five million sold—is one of the world’s most popular firearms. Famous for its accuracy, the rifle is now the target of a series of lawsuits alleging that it is | Read More »
Hey, good news: America is officially out of the recession — Since June of 2009 — Really — Teh Gubmint says so.
Yeah…… We exited the recession……… Straight into a depression. But it’s not a depression…….. At least not according to our own administration and the news service called Agence France Presse (AFP). Click and read this load of happy horse squeeze……. The US economy exited recession in June 2009, the National Bureau of Economic Research said on Monday, ending the most sustained downturn since World War | Read More »
Food Safety Reform — Coming To A Congress Near You — This Session.
I implore you to think ‘big picture’….. Bigger……. No, much bigger than that………. Good morning, may I take your order sir ? Yes, I’ll have a double order of bacon – not crispy ; three eggs over easy ; home fries – those deep-fried ones y’all make are the best ; rye toast – extra butter and a big ol’ cup of coffee with some | Read More »
Got Mamey ?….. Yeah ?….. Got Typhoid ?….. Maybe.
Yes, I said typhoid. You know, the really nasty bug. Frozen fruit bars recalled after typhoid outbreak. (AP) – Fruiti Pops Inc. of Santa Fe Springs has recalled its mamey (mah-MAY’) frozen fruit bars because of a possible link to a rare U.S. outbreak of typhoid fever. The company said Thursday that the fruit bars were distributed in California, Arizona and Texas since May 2009. | Read More »
Executive Order — Classified National Security Information Programs for State, Local, Tribal, and Private Sector Entities.
The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release August 18, 2010 Executive Order — Classified National Security Information Programs for State, Local, Tribal, and Private Sector. Sec. 1.1. There is established a Classified National Security Information Program (Program) designed to safeguard and govern access to classified national security information shared by the Federal Government with State, local, tribal, and private sector (SLTPS) | Read More »
Snot Otters Here !….. Get Your Red Hot (Endangered) Snot Otters !
Yeah, I know….. You’re thinking a. I’m losing what little is left of my mind and b. Monty Python’s most amazing “Albatross” sketch. There’s a difference in all of it though: This is reality. ============ What caught my attention, starting the massive missive you’re about to read (or shake your head, say “Kenny’s at it again” and close the page, ignoring this like most people | Read More »
Tags: Cass Sunstein
, Delta Smelt
, Eastern Hellbender Salamander
, Endangered Species
, Gut Feelings Becoming Reality
, Regulations Bypassing Constitutionality
, Snot Otters
, Tastes Like Chicken
, Usurpation Of Authority
, Waters Of The United States
Feds sue Michigan utility over coal-fired plant……. Electricity rates will necessarily skyrocket.
I remember somebody on TV said something to that effect a while back….. Maybe it’s a quote. Not sure. Wait a second….. Bankrupting the coal industry. Is that a quote too ? Anyway, I think that skyrocketing thing is about to hit the launch pad. ———— Feds sue Michigan utility over coal-fired plant. MONROE, Mich. (AP) – The federal government filed a lawsuit Thursday against | Read More »
The Attack On Your Food Continues……. Salsa, Guacamole And Pico De Gallo.
They came first for the salt and I didn’t speak up because I don’t add much salt at all. Then they came for the sugar and I didn’t speak up because I don’t have a sweet tooth. Then they came for the White Castles and I DID speak up, but nobody was listening. Then they came for the salsa and by that time, no one | Read More »
Tags: Cass Sunstein
, Command and control
, Crisis Too Good To Waste
, Dr. Gupta
, Nanny State
, Pico De Gallo
, They Came First For.......
California – Bay Area – Y’all Are An ‘Oy Vey’ Test For The Rest Of America.
Hey there Bay Area…… Tsay hello to joor noo leetel phrent, The Delta Smelt Salt Marsh Harvest Mouse. What’s that ? You never heard of him ? You haven’t been paying attention to the ‘nudge’. Martinez, CA: Rebuilding a marina that will help revitalize the city put on hold due to a mouse. Salt Marsh Harvest Mice, which are on the federal and state endangered | Read More »
Tags: Bay Area
, Bureaucratic Nightmares
, Layer after layer after layer of government
, Martinez CA
, political correctness
, Santa Cruz
, The Salt Marsh Harvest Mouse
Nudge: Executive Order — Stewardship of the Ocean, Our Coasts, and the Great Lakes.
Alternate Title: We now live in a dictatorship. (Emphasis mine.) www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/executive-order-stewardship-ocean-our-coasts-and-great-lakes By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows: The ocean, our coasts, and the Great Lakes provide jobs, food, energy resources, ecological services, recreation, and tourism opportunities, and play critical roles in our Nation’s transportation, economy, | Read More »
Hey California….. Thirsty ?….. Best y’all find something other than water.
Nudge: “In rough terms, it would require reducing Delta water use by half in order to meet the 75 percent target.“ C’mon Kenny, where’d you come up with that nonsense ? There’s no way California’s economy and residents could survive……. if……….. that………….. becomes………………… GASP ! From The Contra Costa Times and the latest article from the venerable Mike Taugher, enviro-reporter who ‘gets it’. Delta survival | Read More »
Nudge….. You can’t say ‘Chevy’ any more….. Really.
Ees dat a seekstee-fo Chebby wit da pop-poms on da windoz n’ da lil’ dog on da bak wit da head goin’ up ‘n down ? — — — — — H/T to Jayski (That’s ESPN’s big-time NASCAR Wesbiste.) — — — — — You say ‘Chevy’, you earn one ‘foul language’ credit, get called some sort of radical hate-filled dissenter and of course, placed | Read More »
New ‘Special’ Passport Rules —PLUS— El aumento del honorario para la inmigración.
Weeeeeelllllllll, Isn’t this just special ?!? I wonder who could have thought of this………. Maybe……… Satan ?!? US unveils new passport rules for transgender people. http://news.theage.com.au/breaking-news-world/us-unveils-new-passport-rules-for-transgender-people-20100610-xye8.html The United States has new, more flexible passport regulations for transgender people, and ended an earlier requirement that reassignment surgery precede a passport gender change, the State Department said. “Sexual reassignment surgery is no longer a prerequisite for passport | Read More »
Judge reverses decision on California’s Delta Smelt. (UPDATED — Fiorina v Boxer.)
So then…… where’s the bleedin’ water ?!? Two articles from The Contra Costa Times, Walnut Creek California. 1. http://www.contracostatimes.com/ci_15111860 U.S. District Judge Oliver Wanger concluded that the federal government failed to analyze the “draconian” effect that protecting salmon would have on the state’s water supply and that regulators did not provide scientific justification for their limits on Delta pumping. ===================== That seemed to come out | Read More »
A Presidential Proclamation on obesity in children…. Soon to be a nudge…. More regulations will follow…. Violations punishable…….
Kudos to Streiff and his diary http://www.redstate.com/streiff/2010/02/10/michelle-obama-and-the-cellulite-peril I have a different take on things (Gee, what a surprise, I’m looking ‘big-picture’ again.). Honest wish that I’m not the only one here at RS that’s seen this little ditty from Michelle’s husband………. “It’s for the children”, Part 25,689,522. (a.k.a.: POTUS and FLOTUS and COTUS*, Oh My !!!) —————— For Immediate Release. February 09, 2010. Presidential Memorandum | Read More »