Category Archives: Creeping Incrementalism

“It’s for Teh Chiiiildren”

Robots “Heeeelping” Kidz!! This oughta turn out just swell. The government has spent $2.15 million so far for the five-year project, which is being led by Yale University. The project, “Robots Helping Kids,” will ultimately “deploy” robots into homes and schools to teach English as a second language, and encourage kids to exercise. … “learn [...]

Well, lookie here

hm… Wonder if this is something? China’s president [Xi Jinping] pressed a charm offensive with Latin America on Thursday, signing deals with Brazil, meeting regional leaders and proposing a $20 billion infrastructure fund that highlights Beijing’s growing interests in the region. Xi then met behind-closed doors with a dozen Latin American and Caribbean leaders, including [...]

Nudgin’ the Nannying up A Notch

Nudging/Naggin’ T’other day I was standing in line at a local chain drug store. They have a brand new kind of blood pressure taker over on the side and, apparently, lots of people like to use those things. Never thought much about ‘em before but, now, they’re noo and “improved”. They talk. Yep — in [...]

ToDaZeD CA *facepalm*

dang but this usta be a nice state… We’re all Americans in this hemisphere. North and South America – to work together to improve the situation in those countries, … So now our task is to ”democratize” Central America? All of The Americas? Like we did in Iraq and Afghanistan? If that ain’t a call [...]

ToDaZeD Psych 101 Pop Quiz

What does this say to you? First impressions first. Then thoughtful ones… This is a picture, among others, in this person’s office. Ready?

ToDaZeD “Phoney Scandal™*

un-level Ahoy!! New Constituents Ahead!!! House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi will travel to the southern border of the U.S. on Saturday to … meet with a group of children held at the South Texas Detention Facility. Surprise!! Huuuumaaaaanitarian Criiiisis!!! Even though *somehow* .gov knew — in January — they were coming. [Mz Pelosi said:] “The [...]

Word of Teh Day Era

“contumacious conduct” “The EPA destroyed vast databases that would have revealed the extent to which Carol Browner and other top officials worked with environmental groups to issue last-minute regulations prior to the end of the Clinton administration,” [U.S. District Judge Royce] Lamberth had issued a protective order on Jan. 19, 2001, the day before the [...]

The Ball is Open

it’ll be real shiitey, real suuni Anybody checked on the whereabouts of the Bergdahl Five lately? Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday the administration was “open to discussions” with Tehran if they can help end the violence. He [said] he would “not rule out anything that would be constructive.” Well, Teh Moolahs could be [...]

Marrakesh to Bangladesh

A Trillion Bucks and How Many Lives… The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad is preparing contingency plans to evacuate its employees if necessary now that one of the deadliest Islamic militant groups in the region has taken control of large swaths of Iraq, a U.S. official told TheBlaze. Your tax dollars @ work: Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi [...]

erm… whaaa?

…lest thou are found wanting… Putin railed against US sanctions and rejected allegations that Russia is meddling in Ukraine. “Who is he to judge? Who is he to judge, seriously? If he wants to judge people, why doesn’t he get a job in court somewhere?”

Pop Kulchahhhhh

*facepalm* These people… [Trigger Warnings started as] …a conscientious accommodation of people who’d been raped or otherwise horribly abused. …But soon the practice metastasized. For example, one website offers a trigger warning that it contains images of small holes, lest it terrify people suffering from trypophobia, which is — you guessed it — a fear [...]

well, then

*sigh* Republicans on a House oversight panel say the Justice Department asked former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner in 2010 to help them build criminal cases against nonprofit groups conducting political activity. what, now? “The Justice Department convened a meeting with former IRS official Lois Lerner in October 2010 to discuss how the IRS [...]

End of an era…

“I think the greatest national security threat to this country at this point is the 2 square miles that encompasses the Capitol building and The White House.” —Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates* George Will: The point of PPACA [ObamaKare] is cost containment. This supposedly depends on the Independent Payment Advisory Board. The IPAB, which is [...]

Big Weekend Event

hm… Not that they don’t have a solid point, but it’s the timing and methodology I’m wondering about… The coverage and the response will tell US something. …retired Army Col. Harry Riley, leader of the Operation American Spring protest group … “We are calling for the removal of Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Harry Reid, Mitch [...]

99 Problems

1 more As it has been explained to me, the fella on the far left is JayZ. a singer. …or something. Apparently pals with this fella [who has problems of his own. BTNIN] That little gal in the white is his sister-in-law, Solange. She seems upset over something… [I do not imagine it’s that she [...]

Just …wow

almost there Here’s a little piece of Truth worth considering on this fine, Spring day: I am a public defender in a large southern metropolitan area. …As a young lawyer, I believed the official story that blacks are law abiding, intelligent, family-oriented people, but are so poor they must turn to crime to survive. Actual [...]

ToDaZeD CA *facepalm*

”History, Shut Up!” they legislated. California state government departments will be prohibited from selling or displaying items with an image of the Confederate flag under a bill that passed the Assembly on Monday. Why CA state .gov depts would be selling it is Not Important Now™. I guessss…. AB2444 by Assemblyman Isadore Hall, D-Compton, is [...]

Speaking of *Privileged* Communications

#ComfortingAssurances Oh my. Lookie here what Judicial Watch found: email FROM: then-White House Deputy Strategic Communications Adviser Ben Rhodes and other Obama administration public relations officials sent on Friday, September 14, 2012, at 8:09 p.m TO: White House Press Secretary Jay Carney, Deputy Press Secretary Joshua Earnest, then-White House Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer, then-White House [...]

?oTD

WASoF OR *clicky*clicky* Is this where we are? Someone can record any conversation you have [legally or not], release it and ruin your life? [how many people have never evar said anything controversial to someone?]

ToDaZeD *eyeroll*

grabbing a coupla bucks from morons ”protecting” the stupidly naive Sponsored by Representatives Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Lois Capps and Ted Deutch, the “Truth in Advertising Act” has just been introduced on the floor of the House of Representatives. If passed this bill would require the Federal Trade Commission to prepare a report on the use of [...]