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Closed captioning required

“Every public place in [Portland, Oregon] with a television set will have to display closed captioning during business hours beginning next month (December), or face the specter of hundreds or thousands in fines. … advocates for the deaf cheered, and restaurant lobbyists shook their heads in frustration.” The Portland City Council vote was unanimous. [Dirk […]

The liberal mind set

The liberal mind set

There’s a reason liberals default to charges of bigotry and racism early on in any policy dispute. And it ties into what Leon said above. They think themselves superior….. and they think that because they are emotionally familiar with true racism. I’ve never met a liberal who wasn’t racist at heart. And they are aware […]

Free at last

Free at last

    As of November 20, 2015 the contract between the City of Tucson and American Traffic Solutions has ended. The red light cameras and photo speed enforcement camera vans are permanently shuttered in Tucson! The message to the Mayor and City Council is: The will of the people have spoken and that’s a good thing. […]

2015 Darwin Award winners

2015 Darwin Award winners

I have come to the conclusion that politics is too serious a matter to be left to politicians.——Those who can’t remember the past are condemned to repeating it. – George Santania, 1905. Yes, it’s that magical time of year when the Darwin Awards are bestowed, honoring the “least evolved” among us .   Here Is […]

Tucson red light camera redux

Tucson red light camera redux

Apparently, the battle over Tucson’s red light cameras is not over despite city voters overwhelmingly voting to shut them down earlier this month. The Arizona Automobole Association was one of the few groups to oppose the cameras. A AAA Arizona official, Michelle Donati, is still trying to convince everyone the mistake voters made when they […]

Bikes for underprivileged children

Bikes for underprivileged children

Christmas is just a few weeks away, and with today’s economy struggles and increase in family needs for the less privileged, your financial help is being requested. Lugo Charities Inc. is please to announce of the 7th Annual Bike In A Box event to benefit 500 under-privileged children with a new bicycle and a safety […]

The most telling moment from Saturday’s Democratic debate

The most telling moment from Saturday’s Democratic debate

Much humor has been had at Hillary Clinton’s expense for saying on Saturday night that, more or less, she took a bunch of money from Wall Street as a senator because 9/11. No, really. This is Hillary responding to Bernie Sanders saying that Hillary is a candidate of the absurdly wealthy Wall Street elite who […]

Is there a secret code for letters of recommendation?

Is there a secret code for letters of recommendation?

Orgtheory – On this blog I’ve been told to avoid certain things in letters of recommendation. For example, “hard working” has a bizarre secret reading of “untalented.” Someone once told me that “please call me,” a boiler plate sentence, actually means “this person is psychotic but I can only tell you over the phone.” Allegedly, […]

Snowflakes forgot to learn this in Kindergarten

Snowflakes forgot to learn this in Kindergarten

TRIGGER ALERT!! All of these alleged youung adults, i.e., college students yammering about safe spaces and hurtful words apparently skipped Kindergarten the day this diddy was mentioned: Sticks and stones may break my bones (but words will never hurt me). Poor, poor snowflakes. Wait til you get out into the real world and the first […]

Japan in recession again: How many times is that?

Japan in recession again: How many times is that?

Bloomberg notes Japan Enters Recession as Economy Contracts in the Third Quarter. Japan’s economy contracted in the third quarter on sluggish business investment, confirming what many economists had predicted: The nation fell into its second recession since Prime Minister Shinzo Abe took office in December 2012. Gross domestic product declined an annualized 0.8 percent in […]

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