Category Archives: Claire

ToDaZeD CA *facepalm*

All Your Labor Are Belong to Teh State. A small-time vintner’s use of volunteer workers has put him out of business after the state squeezed him like a late-summer grape for $115,000 in fines — and sent a chill through the wine industry. The volunteers, some of them learning to make wine while helping out, [...]

Thought for Teh Day

… If every man lays down his arms and refuses to pick them up, the first man to pick them up can do whatever he wants. Every time a soccer mom stands up and demands harsher penalties for drunk driving, or selling cigarettes to minors, or owning a pit bull, or not recycling, she is [...]


Goodbye Sweet America Remember the Berzerekeley “Free Speech Movement?” 50 years ago. Here’s an History — who knows how valid — but the bones of the thing was that the Admin disallowed any political/“social” organizing, speechifyin’, etc on campus. [Remember, this was just following the “Commie scare” days of the ’50s. No Commies on Campus [...]

ToDaZeD CA *facepalm*

too hip – gotta split CA was considering a plan to split the state into five [5] smaller, actually manageable states. Here’s a map with population in black dots. or more like: Well, Teh Powers That Be ‘counted’ the signatures and… hold on to yer hats, decided there weren’t enough to qualify for the ballot. [...]

ToDaZeD Fantasy

NSFW I repeat: Fantasy

Welcome to the Marxist Banana Republik of CA

packin’ up here, boss New [to me] Word Of Teh Day!!! “We have to fight against the growing inequality, the immiseration of millions of families in our country and certainly in our state,” —Jerry “I smell mustard” Brown, .gov of CA, on signing the mandatory three paid sick days a year for all workers. Yeah, [...]

ToDaZeD *Yuk*

“Knock knock.” “Who’s there?” “ISIL.” “ISIL who?” “ISIL have no idea what to do about this $#!+.” – @BarackObama to WH Press Corps, 9/10/14 Some Weird Emailer

ToDaZeD Word Of Teh Day!

brazen Use it in a sentence: “Whenever we can, we follow the law,” IRS Commissioner John Koskinen told the House Ways and Means subcommittee on health on Wednesday. see also: barefaced, cheeky and contumelious and #NudgeBalloon

Here we go again…

all depends on your definition of IS Congress: teats on a boar. [Jack Kingston, the Republican Congressman from Georgia] A lot of people would like to stay on the sideline and say, ‘Just bomb the place and tell us about it later.’ It’s an election year. A lot of Democrats don’t know how it would [...]


Sad Story Time I followed this headline Are Liberals the Real Authoritarians? [thinking “duh”] and found a weak piece citing this: The way I saw it, this slavish obedience to authority and tradition on the part of conservatives was the true source of the culture war between liberals and conservatives over foreign war, abortion, same-sex [...]