Category Archives: #TheSystemWorked!

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 [...]

Poor Widdle Delicate Guurl

”femy-nizzm” Even the Noo York Times can see it from there: In her 2000 Senate race in New York, Mrs. Clinton managed to turn a debate challenge from Rick A. Lazio, a House Republican, into a major stumble. After he approached her lectern with a written pledge to abstain from spending so-called soft money in [...]

ToDaZeD odd history fact

Diveeeersity? heard this t’other day… 1980: Reagan/Bush defeats Carter/Mondale 1984: Reagan/Bush defeats Mondale/Ferraro 1988: Bush/Quayle defeats Dukakis/Bentsen 1992: Clinton/Gore defeats Bush/Quayle 1996: Clinton/Gore defeats Dole/Kemp 2000: Bush/Cheney defeats Gore/Lieberman 2004: Bush/Cheney defeats Kerry/Edwards 2016: [Bush]/… -vs- [Clinton]/… Sumthin’ to think over….

Perception Bias?

it’s killin us Wild animals endure illness, injury, and starvation. We should help. You just notice that, Cupcake? And while I applaud your generous, 13-year-old guurl heart, have you yet noticed how big this project would be? …we should consider taking action against another considerable source of pain and suffering for wild animals — nature [...]

oops. Your Agenda is Showing

what’s it all about… Usually I greet a dropping of pretense with … well, not necessarily joy, but more like relief. It’s always a helluva lot easier to, for instance, clear the rabid skunks out from under the deck if we aren’t also expected to pretend the skunks are sweet kittehs. …or ham sandwiches. In [...]

Miiiicroaggression!!!!

macro-aggression against Reason From the University of Tennessee, Office for Diversity and Inclusion: If a potluck-style party or celebration is planned, encourage employees to bring food items that reflect their personal religions, cultures, and celebrations. But! Refreshment selection should be general, not specific to any religion or culture. IOW Holiday parties and celebrations should celebrate [...]

“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. [...]

ToDaZeD CA *facepalm smack*

special Privlege edition Gov. Jerry Brown last year directed state oil and gas regulators to research, map and report back on any mining and oil drilling potential and history at the Brown family’s private land in Northern California. [west of Williams in Colusa Co. - JB_Ranch] California’s Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources… said [...]

ToDaZeD CA *facepalm*

sudden surprises edition California’s ambitious Los-Angeles-to-San-Francisco high-speed rail project will likely miss its 2022 deadline and go over its $68 billion budget, a newspaper analysis [LATimes*] concluded. The only surprising thing there s the LAT would say it aloud. State officials underestimated the project’s challenges — particularly punching 36 miles of tunnels through the geologically [...]

Teh Narrative

Battle of Teh H> Narrative is, apparently, Winning. Clinton responded to daughter Chelsea, who emailed under the pseudonym Diane Reynolds. [whaaa???] “Two of our officers were killed in Benghazi by an Al Queda-like [sic] group,” Clinton wrote. With Stevens’s remains right in front of her, [H>] interrupted her praise for his service to note that [...]