Archive for December, 2013

The FCC and One Dirty Word

Monday, December 16, 2013 21:02 No Comments

An FCC fine on the horizon? This happened at Wichita’s KSN after news anchor Justin Kraemer signed off on the news late on Saturday night, when he thought the mics were off.

This was posted under category: Just Stuff

Detroit’s Mexicantown Taco Trucks

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 21:05 No Comments

Some of the more visible ones are situated on main intersections in Detroit’s Mexicantown and are therefore above-ground legal. The others that are hidden behind tire shops and in the parking lots of factories are not so legal. My Mexicano friends at the office are well aware of two things: (1) I despise Americanized “Mexican” restaurant [...]

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Detroit Sucks and Don’t You Forget It (and Other Really Negative Vibes)

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 19:39 No Comments

It’s funny how a small group of libertarians are rallying ’round the flag of something called “feel-good” libertarianism as the new jingle in the land of the free and the home of self-imposed anarchy. The new convictions of the happiness collective include never, ever writing anything that can be construed as negative, pessimistic, or a [...]

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Thank You For Clarifying Hand Washing

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 18:47 7 Comments

Flu season is always stupid season. The pseudo-health ninnies seem to proliferate almost overnight. ‘Tis the season to be scolded by the hand washing police. Yes, this is something I found hanging in a public restroom about vigorous brainwashing hand washing. Note the grammar, especially where it reads “The … CDC recommends that healthcare facilities should [...]

This was posted under category: Flu Hoax

Plugging Make-Me-Skinny Pharmaceuticals

Sunday, December 1, 2013 16:44 2 Comments

This article on the Motley Fool reads like a commercial for a Big Pharma drug – complete with a partial reading of the side effects. Oh wait – it is. I continue to think there’s a potential market for obesity drugs, but the drugmakers are going to have to convince doctors that the benefits justify [...]

This was posted under category: Big Pharma