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Friday, September 2, 2011

Video of little Chinese girl driving down the street

She looks 4 or 5 years old.  The question of how this young girl’s legs were able to reach the gas and brake pedals is answered at the end of the clip when the girl stops the car and a man comes around and appears to remove some sort of extension pedals from beneath the driver’s area.

Goldman's "End Of Europe" Report

Zero Hedge has comments, links and lots of charts.

Video: Hayek explains how unions cause unemployment

The real world dynamics of labor unions.

Friday links

Hobbit house in Montana.

Batman Villains Psychoanalyzed By Mental Health Experts.

Crop field art.

10 Products Discovered By Accident.

The speech Obama should give

Jonah Goldberg: “My fellow Americans, I’ve said many times I believe that government can do amazing things. I still believe that. But after more than two years of bold, persistent experimentation, it has become clear that in this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem.”

Unexpectedly- US creates ZERO jobs in August

Rate stays at 9.1. 

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Another foot washes ashore in Vancouver

the latest in roughly dozen such cases since 2007.

Steven Seagal Sued for Driving Tank into AZ Home, Killing Puppy


How ObamaCare Plays Games with Your Life

Dr. Paul Hsieh:  Under the new system, the sickest patients will be viewed as the biggest burden on the ACO.
Are you overweight, out of shape, or arthritic? Do you smoke, drink alcohol, or do drugs? Do you have any chronic medical problems? Are you old, have poor eyesight, losing your hearing or memory? Are you at risk of falling?
If the answer to any of these questions is yes, you are the 2011 definition of a leper. Face it, if I am accountable for how well you handle an illness, and for what your outcome is, I cannot afford to treat you unless you are highly compliant, have no other risk factors, and stand a 99% chance of getting well.

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

This is a human heart, alive and beating, in a box

In order to facilitate transplants, we can now keep human hearts alive and beating and toasty warm inside a special electromechanical box full of fresh blood.

via HotAir.

Obama: 7 proposed regulations would each top $1B

In a letter to House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, Obama lists four proposed Environmental Protection Agency rules and three Transportation Department rules estimated to cost in excess of $1 billion. One of the proposed EPA rules — an update to the health-based standard for smog — is estimated to cost the economy between $19 billion and $90 billion.

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Feds to Trucking Company: You Can't Fire Alcoholic Drivers

Alcoholism is classified as a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Obama’s Uncle Busted for DUI, in Country Illegally

Hot Air has links and details.

"However, after he was arrested for DUI, authorities learned that Onyango was in the country illegally and that an order had been issued for his deportation back to his native Kenya.

He evidently obtained a legitimate driver’s license by presenting a valid Social Security number. How he came to have that number is now under investigation."

Tuesday links

How sex with Neanderthals made us stronger.  (Keeping ex-husband comments to myself)

Monday, August 29, 2011

Employers now required to display union rights posters at workplace

The National Labor Relations Board has approved a new rule that requires private employers to display posters that tell workers about their right to form a union.

Goebbels' secretary, 100, breaks vow of silence

The former secretary of Hitler's propaganda chief Joseph Goebbels has broken a 66-year vow of silence to talk about her service for the man who made Germans hate the Jews.

A Short Primer on the National Debt

WSJ has explanations and comments.

Adult Children Sue Mother, for Allegedly Having Been Really Mean

Read the whole laundry list of petty complaints at Volokh.

Victoria's Secret Model's Privates Bruised By Panties

Key quote: "No man wants a scratchy...*" 

*language modified for Twitterfeed.

In all of the hyperbole about Irene

We missed National Toilet Paper Day!