Archive for May, 2011

The Amish Hate Our Freedom

Sunday, May 15, 2011 19:22 8 Comments

I did some modern hunter-gatherer stuff yesterday when I swung by Detroit Eastern Market, which is a great place to transact freely with individuals of all stripes to buy the food products that I value and opt to purchase. I bought pasteured pork (pork steaks, bacon, pork chops, and fat back [gasp!] for cooking) from [...]

This was posted under category: Food Totalitarianism

A Planet of “No Judgment”

Sunday, May 15, 2011 18:12 23 Comments

Less than two years ago, a Planet Fitness gym opened right near my house. I already belonged to two gyms that were not the garden variety, and I wanted a third membership very close to my house to accommodate quick, on-the-go workouts. Accordingly, Planet Fitness, with its $10-15/month price tag, seemed like a potential fit. [...]

This was posted under category: political correctness

Who Recommends Carbohydrates for Diabetics?

Tuesday, May 10, 2011 19:03 2 Comments

Government. And quasi-governmental, fraudulent corporatocracy whores like the ADA. See my blog on this from yesterday. Now see this ad from the Nutrition and Metabolism Society.

This was posted under category: Food & Nutrition

Health Tips From the American Disease Association

Monday, May 9, 2011 21:31 28 Comments

Indeed, I have a fondness for attacking the fraudulent health and wellness paradigm, especially those omnipotent, quasi-government organizations that parade around claiming to be America’s health saviors while they are, in reality, the shameless whores of the corporate-socialist medical establishment, Big Food, and Big Agra. Here is my most recent post on the intellectually bankrupt [...]

This was posted under category: Food Totalitarianism

Amazing Time Lapse Video – The City Limits

Monday, May 9, 2011 19:43 No Comments

It cannot be embedded, so here is the link.

This was posted under category: Just Stuff

White House Photo

Monday, May 9, 2011 19:30 2 Comments

This photo has become well-known all over the world.   What isn’t known is what they were really watching.   My favorite new Google search is “Trump photo hair blowing.” Here is a great primer on The Donald Double Comb-Over.

This was posted under category: Propaganda State

Keeping Kids Healthy and Safe

Sunday, May 8, 2011 7:46 2 Comments

Smarties and Pixy Stix are the new gateway drugs. These dangerous substances are now illegal at a middle school in Michigan because kids are “smoking” them. The school principal has noted that “huge amounts” of smarties wrappers are being found on school grounds, and this ban is for the purpose of keeping kids “healthy and [...]

This was posted under category: Safety Nazis

The ‘Ask Karen’ Safety Nazi (Except It’s Not This Karen)

Saturday, May 7, 2011 21:27 2 Comments

The USDA has put out a press release that once again – expect no less – puts fear mongering on the top shelf, and inserts Big Government and its “expert advice” as the solution to your confusion and alleged lack of discernment. WASHINGTON, May 5, 2011 — Just in time for summer grilling and picnic [...]

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Detroit Without Ruin Porn

Saturday, May 7, 2011 21:10 2 Comments

Here’s a nice New York Times slide show of Detroit. Finally – Detroit without ruin porn.

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Another Big Pharma-Medical Establishment Hosing

Saturday, May 7, 2011 20:34 No Comments

Big Pharma giant Merck has “agreed to pay $44.3 million to settle allegations that it illegally promoted one of its drugs using kickbacks to doctors.” Federal prosecutors said the company allegedly made inappropriate payments to hundreds of doctors for prescribing its multiple sclerosis drug, Rebif, between 2002 and 2009. Merck Serono paid to send doctors [...]

This was posted under category: Medical Tyranny