Category Archives: Claire

Speaking of Nosey Nellies

How is it changing things Does the nonesuchagency* really need to know what strange, random books I buy off amamazon*? This is from The Hill — not some gif-ridden, mouth-foaming prepper site. Discussing the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, or CISA, coming up for vote in U.S. Senate. …which means it’s already been passed by the [...]

If you would win the argument, first seize the language

Reality Challenged Have these …people individual non-specific entities ever met a human? Saying “American” to reference …erm, Americans is “problematic.” According to the U of New Hampshire guide to “Inclusive Excellence,” one is encouraged to use the more incluuuusive substitutes “U.S. citizen” or “Resident of the U.S.” John Wayne was unavailable for comment. I am [...]

ToDaZeD National Discussion

which ain’t happening Does one Heroic Act confer Permanent Wisdom? There’s something I just don’t get about the whole discussion of “John McCain; Hero or Not.” It seems to be a thinly disguised discussion of “John McCain; do we have to listen to him or not.” Maybe we oughta have the discussion: “Heroes; now we [...]

Little Gals — whatcha gonna do?

delicate feminista snowflakes Attempting to Change The World™ by whinging. [an essay *by a woman*] decrying “sexual paranoia” on campus and the way virtually any classroom mention of sex was being subjected to an odd sort of neo-Victorian prudery: “Students were being encouraged to regard themselves as such exquisitely sensitive creatures that an errant classroom [...]

ToDaZeD Dots . . .

what’s a meta for? Election 2016! [Sen. Lindsey Graham, (R-S.C.] “I don’t care if he drops out. Stay in the race, just stop being a jackass,” Trump claimed Graham had been “begging” to help him with an appearance on “Fox and Friends.” “He said, ‘Could you mention my name?’ And I said, ‘Yes, I’ll mention,’” [...]

Courage, Kenneth!

When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro. WARNING: Trigger Warning: Politically Incorrect statements ahead [possibly] exaggerated for the purposes of [attempted] Teh Funnay. Mostly.

ToDaZeD Clarification

drip… drip… drip… Ya heard about the latest EPA rule, Waters of the United States? NB EPA-PDF The rule will ensure protection for the nation’s public health and aquatic resources, and increase CWA [Clean Water Act] program predictability and consistency by clarifying the scope of “waters of the United States” protected under the Act. Every [...]

ToDaZeD Reminder of Teh Day

remember Q: “Recently, comedian Jerry Seinfeld spoke out against political correctness in our culture. Do you think political correctness is hurting or helping this country and why?” A [Miss Rhode Island USA Anea Garcia]: “That’s a very good question. I think it’a balance of both. Definitely, we need — I’m sorry, please repeat the question.” [...]

Water Shaming

it’s a Kleptofornia thang OMGOMGOMG — Tom Sellek stole water !!!!!11!!!!!!!!! uhm, no. The Calleguas Municipal Water District in Ventura County sued the “Magnum, P.I.” star, alleging that a tanker truck filled up at the hydrant and took it to Selleck’s 60-acre ranch more than a dozen times in the past two years. The district [...]

Offended !!!!!!!!!!! — not enuff … yet

”Difficult” … “Unfortunate” … “Should” A shopper perusing the merchandise at the Redwood Country Flea Market [Wallingford, CT] was so offended by a vendor selling Confederate and Nazi historical memorabilia, the person actually called 911. …“I was shaking and almost vomiting,” …“the reason no one was arrested was because … no laws were broken. Yet… [...]