Archive for the 'Current Events' Category

Maryland Abandons Ballistic Fingerprinting: Spent Millions, Solved No Crimes.

Saturday, May 7th, 2016

After 15 years, $5 Million in tax payer dollars Maryland is abandoning their ballistic fingerprinting law.   The law required every new gun sold in the state to have a fired casing submitted to the state to have it’s unique characteristics logged into a database and purportedly used to solve crimes. Except it didn’t work.  Fortunately, […]

New research reveals sun benefits

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

Raise your hand if you didn’t see this coming? Year after year we’ve been preached to how we must wear sun screen like spackle it’s no wonder we’re sickly. And, this isn’t just about vitamin D… Even taking the skin-cancer risk fully into account, scientists say that getting a good dose of sunshine is statistically […]

Police think pundit’s death was suicide

Sunday, May 1st, 2016

I have read Gary’s blog almost since the beginning, RIP Gary. His last post on his Advance Indiana blog now seems ominous: “If I’m not around to see the vote results…” Source: Police think pundit’s death was suicide    

Those “In Network” Medical Insurance Discounts

Friday, February 6th, 2015

During a recent trip to the doc I was given a short list of tests the doc wanted. I was told I could just wander anytime into lab at the regional hospital where the doc’s office is, no appointment necessary! Sounds convenient, no? But, being the regional hospital I questioned the sanity of not price […]

Study: Causes of Calif. drought natural, not man-made

Monday, December 8th, 2014

And it’s being reported by USA Today, not Fox News… seems the veil is slipping…


Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

I don’t watch football, not a Redskins fan and I generally loath the NFL… But I have had this strange itch to buy a Redskins branded something just to put a thumb in the eye of political correctness. Fortunately the Redskins players made it easy to shake that itch

The ISIS Play

Friday, September 5th, 2014

I don’t for a moment believe there is “no plan” for dealing with ISIS. What I believe (tugging tin foil hat tighter) is this is playing out exactly as intended. The President as the anti-war get us out of Iraq candidate cannot satisfy his base by now going after ISIS.. but if he sits on […]

Panda Fakes Pregnancy To Get Perks From Her Caretakers

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

I can see the welfare commercial now: So easy a Panda can do it.

Gas Prices

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

The wife filled the SuperCrew at $2.74 a gallon this week… must be close to an election.

EPA to Employees: Stop Pooping in the Hallway!

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

I guess this is just what you get as an agency when you’re staffing from the Occupy movement.