Category Archives: Claire

Feelin’ better?

stop it. The cute nurse who caught O-bola from Patient Zer∅ is now healthy and released. That’s Good News. Here’s hoping the other nurse is close to being released disease-free soon, too. So what about the rest of US? Since the disease seems to have an unreported aspect of making those who are pre-symptomatic really, [...]

“Just You Remember!!!”

where’ve I heard this before… Social Justice Kittehs


First, seize the language… The White House has released a report on the youth of today – and named them the Homeland Generation. … No explanation was given for the name, which is said to describe Americans born from 2005 onwards. According to generational theorists William Strauss and Neil Howe – who created the name [...]


revving up Teh Bus What’s it been? Like 3 hours since his appointment? In his White House briefing Friday, press secretary Josh Earnest struggled to tell the White House Press Corps what newly-appointed “Ebola Czar” Ron Klain even knows about the lethal virus that has America worried. What is that name? Josh Earnest?? f’n rly??!?

We’re Saaaaved!!!

a new bureaucracy!! Feeling feverish? Coughing? Got the red eye? Bleeding from the nipples? Take two bureaucracies and call me on Monday. President Barack Obama will appoint Ron Klain his “Ebola czar,”… Yay!!! A new Czzzzar!!!! “It may make sense for us to have one person … so that after this initial surge of activity, [...]

Complete Confidence.

#ComfortingAssurances Fed Chair Janet Yellen: “The past several decades have seen the most sustained rise in inequality since the 19th century after more than 40 years of narrowing inequality following the Great Depression, … By some estimates, income and wealth inequality are near their highest levels in the past hundred years, much higher than the [...]

ToDaZeD CA *clownpalm*

swidt? An outbreak of clowns in the San Joaquin Valley are terrifying residents. Runnnnn !!!!!! It’s E-Bolo Teh Clown !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Punctuation Matters

ToDaZeD CA *facepalm* Today is The 2014 Great California ShakeOut! At 10:18am, we are told to practice Duck Cover and Hold: or Duckcomma Cover and Hold: OMG??!?!?!?! Do I cover?!? Do I hold??!? Loook! I can’t do both!!! Does one hand each count??!? ohhhhhhh!!!!!! What is the Protocol??!??! #TheSystemWorked! meh. what’reyagonnado? This is the same [...]


#EbolaFever/TravelIncident This is the second [2nd] nurse from the unprepared hospital being transferred to another hospital where, we hope, they have the non-DIY Hazmat suits. Note the distinguishing yellow hazmat suit for the nurse-turned-patient. #AbundanceOfCaution Note the full hazmat – suited medical personnel accompanying her. Note the random dork in street clothes… #ComfortingAssurances

Teh Optix

verbal version “I shook hands with, uh… hugged and kissed …uh, not the doctors, …uh, but a couple of the nurses at Emory, because of the …uh, valiant work that they did in treating one of the patients. They followed …uh, the protocols, they knew what they were …uh, doing, and I felt perfectly safe [...]