Category Archives: Creeping Incrementalism

“Safe” Spaces

IDNTTWMWYTIM Yale — yeah, that Ivy League place where most of the DC moverz-’n’-shakers originate; yeah, that Yale — has an “ Intercultural Affairs Council”. Apparently its purpose is to email students telling them what The Council doen not want them to wear for Halloween. yeah; that Halloween. … so as not to offend others. [...]

Lawyers and Insurance companies, Oh My

on Shoulda Called Saul Connell said she has been unfairly represented and that she was only suing Sean as a ‘formality’ to qualify for a homeowners insurance claim to cover her medical bills. ‘I’m no legal expert but as I understand it, in Connecticut, it’s not possible to name an insurance company in a suit [...]

Stupid Kerfluffle Pile-On Time

is this who we are become now? Trump had this question tossed at him “We have a problem in this country. It’s called Muslims,” “You know our current president is one. You know he’s not even an American.” “Anyway, we have training camps growing where they want to kill us,” “That’s my question: When can [...]

Sustainable is Unsupportable

a sad story wherein I Got Caught by Teh Noo. Came the day a while ago that the old washing machine and screaming dryer were on their way out. Fifteen years, they had served us well. We did the research and visited our Local seller of household machines where rows and rows of gleaming new [...]

Da Future

meh… Where’s my flying car?!? Clearly, there cannot be both a flyin’ car and an Idiocracy. People are so stupid, now, that they fly their drones over local fires preventing the CalFire airtankers from flying. verra kewl pix here Apple is testing their noo, robot iCar. GoMentum Station is on the old Concord naval weapons [...]

Finally Rarin’ Back on Their Hind Legs?

Land of the Free, my arse The Competitive Enterprise Institute, a conservative think-tank, estimates that the the total cost of complying with America’s federal regulations was $1.86 trillion in 2013-about $15,000 per household The Code of Federal Regulations now stands at 174,545 pages, compared to 22,877 pages in 1960. Now this: Last Tuesday, by a [...]

Here’s a loverly predicament

sound at all familiar? The Chunnel is under attack from “miiiigrants.” …some 2,000 migrants broke through fencing at the Calais railhead in an attempt to reach shuttles carrying cars and lorries to Britain on Monday night [7/27/15]. …Some 3,000 people, largely from Ethiopia, Sudan and Afghanistan, are camped in Calais in the hope of reaching [...]


Dots, Dots, Dots everywhere “NYSE/NYSE MKT has temporarily suspended trading in all symbols. Additional information will follow as soon as possible,” the NYSE said in a status statement on its status page Wednesday. and 660 mainland Chinese companies have requested that trading be suspended Wednesday. …as the rout on the Shanghai and Shenzen exchanges continues. [...]

This seems to be a Big Thing

hate to let it go unremarked… Several U.S. officials say hackers linked to China appear to have gained access to sensitive background information submitted by intelligence and military personnel seeking security clearances. …The forms believed accessed, known as Standard Form 86, require applicants to fill out deeply personal information about mental illnesses, drug and alcohol [...]

Bit of a kerfluddle in Garland TX

and more… Apparently it was over this: American Freedom Defense Initiative [Pamela Geller, President] held an event inside the building where caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad were being displayed. Followers of Islam deem that any physical depiction of the prophet – even a positive one – is blasphemous. Pamela Geller, the organizer of the event [...]