Category Archives: Creeping Incrementalism

eww

eww Ebola in TX — NOT the airborne version. …apparently: Because you can only become infected by Ebola through direct contact with the bodily fluids of someone who has the virus and is exhibiting symptoms, health officials need to identify every single person who has come in contact with the Dallas patient since Wednesday, when [...]

ToDaZeD CA *facepalm*

All Yr Dingus R belong To US edition Didn’t *someone* once say “keep your laws out of my bedroom”? Look what happened with no public notice and no public input: Bill 967, which passed unanimously and is also known as the “yes means yes” law, stipulates that colleges will receive state funding only if they [...]

Bien Pensant

voluntary OR *clicky*clicky*

Which is More Dangerous?

”Interesting Times” Thing One: Three Afghan National Army soldiers, who were in Massachusetts for training, have gone missing after a trip to a shopping mall [in Hyannis] … Afghanistan National Army Soldiers Maj. Jan Mohammad Arash, Cpt. Mohammad Nasir Askarzada, and Cpt. Noorullah Aminyar … arrived in the United States on September 11 for Exercise [...]

Here’s an Idea!

We’re Doing *something* !!!1!!!!!! No, wait… This: …[A Danish town] outfitted 20 local homeless people with GPS trackers so officials can keep track of their movements and improve city planning for objects such as benches and shelters. Yep. To Improooove Serrrvices. “In short, we want to know how we in the council can adapt and [...]

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, [...]

ToDaZeD GSA

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. [...]

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, [...]

Job Openings @MinistryOfTruth

ToDaZeD #NudgeBalloon Through a National Science Foundation grant, the U.S. government is paying for the creation of a database of “suspicious memes” and other “false and misleading” political ideas posted on social media. …The project defines memes as all “@mentions, #hash_tags, and urls” on Twitter. The .gov. Monitoring social media Citizens’ Public Conversations. For “misleading [...]