Category Archives: #AbundanceOfCaution

ToDaZeD CA *facepalm*

you paid for it! Sukkah! There I am, driving along I80 [the freeway going E/W thru Teh Sac [Sacramento CA - our state’s raggedy-arse capital] — enJOYing the green and the water everywhere. And I do mean everywhere — a rare and glorious sight in CA in recent years. And what do I see? One [...]

Here’s a thing

it’s all about the Clowns Chapman University did a Survey of American Fears. This is the third year. Sample size 1,511 adults from “across the United States”. The categories were provided but seem fairly broad — sufficiently to be fairly fair. This is the result from 2016 [April] This is 2015: Well, lookie there… Top [...]

Gotcher Flyin Car Right Here

where is this coming from? Follow the money™? Follow The Proggies/Fabian Socialists yearning to disempower the Proletariat/Morlocks? Whence comes the Driverless Cars movement? The original article comes from Time onine fanzine, behind a subscribers-only wall, so…. [try this linky: here — a partial article: or try glooging the title, Ready or Not, Driverless Cars Are [...]

Here’s a sentence…

discuss The relative absence of flu so far this season had a negative financial impact on hospital companies, including Community Health Systems Inc., the nation’s second-largest for-profit chain. Insurers, meanwhile, reaped the benefit of paying for fewer doctors visits and hospitals stays. Here’s another: Ilya Sheyman, a failed Illinois contender for Congress and the executive [...]

“Sort of Sad”

H> on Ellen !!! Guess I missed it. H> “danced” on Ellen. :( “Well, I want people to understand this, so I am glad you asked,” … “I used a personal email account, I was allowed by the State Department. But I should have used two different accounts. I made a mistake and I am [...]

ToDaZeD CA *facepalm*

Future Edition From the LA Times: Glimpses of California’s water future: A sprawl of sewage treatment plants, recharge basins and desalination facilities, stretching out across an industrial backlot near Rancho Cucamonga. [which is 50 miles from the ocean] A collection of slender, solar-powered telemetry towers rising from an almond orchard in the San Joaquin Valley [...]

ToDaZeD CA *facepalm*

where words are like shoes In the first six months of this year, more than half of the new driver’s licenses issued by California went to undocumented immigrants … [ 443,000 out of 883,000 total licenses issued from January to the end of July, 2015] …“There’s a huge sense of relief now; it’s a psychological [...]

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 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 [...]