Author Archives: Claire: rebellious pink pig with car keys - and a *cause*

“It’s for Teh Chiiiildren”

Robots “Heeeelping” Kidz!! This oughta turn out just swell. The government has spent $2.15 million so far for the five-year project, which is being led by Yale University. The project, “Robots Helping Kids,” will ultimately “deploy” robots into homes and schools to teach English as a second language, and encourage kids to exercise. … “learn [...]

I’ll be out front, waitin’ for The Bus

join me? This is the kind of email I get… To help save the economy, the Government will announce next month that the Immigration Department will start deporting seniors (instead of illegals) in order to lower Social Security and Medicare costs. Older people are easier to catch and will not remember how to get back [...]

Whatinhell is that word….

bleg You know the one: wherein if someone tells you about green VW bugs, which you never see, but suddenly you notice them everywhere. Yes. There’s a word for it. Whatinhell is it?!?

45 Years Ago….

Just for DougM:

Yep.

Well, lookie here

hm… Wonder if this is something? China’s president [Xi Jinping] pressed a charm offensive with Latin America on Thursday, signing deals with Brazil, meeting regional leaders and proposing a $20 billion infrastructure fund that highlights Beijing’s growing interests in the region. Xi then met behind-closed doors with a dozen Latin American and Caribbean leaders, including [...]

ToDaZeD Drivel that Deserves to be Ignored

Ok. Sometimes I have no self control Elizabeth Warren [Fauxcahontis] went on to outline 11 tenets of progressivism: – “We believe that Wall Street needs stronger rules and tougher enforcement, and we’re willing to fight for it.” [except for GoldmanSax] – “We believe in science, and that means that we have a responsibility to protect [...]

Nudgin’ the Nannying up A Notch

Nudging/Naggin’ T’other day I was standing in line at a local chain drug store. They have a brand new kind of blood pressure taker over on the side and, apparently, lots of people like to use those things. Never thought much about ‘em before but, now, they’re noo and “improved”. They talk. Yep — in [...]

aaaaand BINGO.

*thonk* sound of penny dropping Honduran officials on Wednesday called for U.S. aid to Central America to reduce violence that has fueled a surge of child migration to the United States, with the foreign minister calling for a “mini-Marshall plan” to attack the broader underlying problems. Nevermind that the “violence” has “fueled a surge of [...]

Who Knew?

”shhhhhhhhhhhh!!!” sed Das Proggiez A total of about 600,000 slaves were imported into the Thirteen Colonies and the U.S, constituting 5% of the twelve million slaves brought from Africa to the Americas. The great majority of African slaves were transported to sugar colonies in the Caribbean and to Brazil. As life expectancy was short, their [...]

ToDaZeD CA *facepalm*

Fink Out! Edition CA is having a drought. It happens. It’s a normal part of the weather here along the coast having to do with ocean currents, atmospheric currents, Teh Sun, etc. Yanno, this: Here’s a century of rainfall: See? Not so weird this year. In fact, one could say that drought years were almost [...]

Contest

whose memory works best I know I’ve heard it. Somewhere…. Aside from today, where/when was this phrase used before? “I don’t think they’re all terrible people. I think they love their families.” Somewhere not contemporary, like Flashman? Or …erm, *wracks brain* ?????

ToDaZeD CA *facepalm*

dang but this usta be a nice state… We’re all Americans in this hemisphere. North and South America – to work together to improve the situation in those countries, … So now our task is to ”democratize” Central America? All of The Americas? Like we did in Iraq and Afghanistan? If that ain’t a call [...]

ToDaZeD Nudge Baloon

NooSpeak Edition What is it with the DHS Secy job?!? Is the chief requirement written as : “Must be spin-master of little skill and high tenatiousness”? Remember DammitJanet “The System Worked” Napolitianohcrap trying to guess her way through which airports were “at risk”? “I wanna say” *eyeroll* Now we have the baffling name Jeh. He [...]

ToDaZeD Baby Idea

Warning: may need moar coffee This invasion immigration thing is a war of ideas as much — *more* — than of territory. Remember the Katrina / 9th Ward denizens who were scattered across the nation? And the stories about some percentage of them who were shocked and amazed at how well they were treated, and [...]

More Questions Answered

which gives rise to more questions…. Teh Plot thickens. Riverside County Supervisor Jeff Stone, a Temecula Republican who is campaigning for the 28th state Senate District: . It is our understanding that the Mexican Cartels are now involved in human trafficking and bringing frightened and traumatized women and children on a dangerous journey through Mexico [...]

Whoa! Waiddaminnit!

up on your hind legs! MURRIETA, Calif. A wall of angry protesters blocked three buses of undocumented immigrants in Southern California, forcing them to turn around — but with no clear final destination. “USA!” “Impeach Obama!” and “Deport, Deport!” Clearly Raaaacists. Murrieta Police Chief Sean Hadden said he was told to expect 140 immigrants every [...]

ToDaZeD Psych 101 Pop Quiz

What does this say to you? First impressions first. Then thoughtful ones… This is a picture, among others, in this person’s office. Ready?

whaaa?

sorry. having some trouble adjusting… I’m tellin ya what… This “down the rabbit hole” thing is giving my back fits. Dick A government-contracted security force threatened to arrest doctors and nurses if they divulged any information about the contagion threat at a refugee camp housing illegal alien children at Lackland Air Force Base in San [...]

ToDaZeD Proggie Fantasy

what does one charge to say something like that outloud? [Rep. Luis Gutierrez — Ill] I believe the president of the United States has already in statute, in the law, the ability to heal and put in a safe harbor millions of undocumented immigrants while the Congress of the United States finally decides it’s going [...]