Category Archives: bureaucracy

WE ARE ALL K. NOW!


I listen, with wry amusement and not a little incredulity, to the tortured verbal stratagems that Obama administration officials use to define or justify their positions. It strikes me that their perspective is that: They do not make mistakes. Even … Continue reading

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YET ANOTHER OBAMACARE DISASTER


Sylvia Burwell, a loyal Obama apparatchik who was appointed as Secretary of Health and “Human” Services in June 2014, has her priorities perfectly straight.  On November 11, she reiterated that one of her goals is give Obamacare to illegal immigrants.  … Continue reading

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EU TO BRITISH PROSTITUTES: PAY UP!


An article on the net worth of prostitution in Britain’s Significance magazine – a very readable exposition of matters statistical – tickled my funny bone.  The following quote pretty much pins it down: The EU has demanded rapid payment of … Continue reading

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A VERY FAST AND EFFICIENT WAY TO FIX THE VA MESS


This is actually very simple. The people most affected by the system should run the system. Imagine this: Each Veterans Administration location is assigned a strike force of veteran volunteers (VETSTRIKEFOR) who are answerable to no one in the bureaucracy.  … Continue reading

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WHERE CARS GO TO DIE


Interesting article about new car glut, at Zero Hedge.  Apparently, millions of new cars are being produced, but because (1) few people are buying and (2) there is an estimated ten billion serviceable cars in the world (yes, that’s 1.4 … Continue reading

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A SOMBER WARNING TO CRIMEAN SEPARATISTS


You remember South Ossetia, right?  The place, previously part of Gruzia (i.e. Georgia in the Caucasus) that allegedly wanted to be “independent” and which achieved this blessed state in 2008 with help from Russian troops? Well, independence under Russian auspices … Continue reading

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DUMMYCRAT UNTIL DEATH


The former Congressman Bart Stupak feels double-crossed because, somehow, the totalitarian phantasmagoria alternately called Affordable Care Act, Obamacare, or whatever, is being used to violate what he calls “…our most cherished beliefs that we, as American citizens, should not be … Continue reading

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OBAMACARE WARNING


Not that I am all that special; but when the vote on Obamacare was nearing, I felt sufficiently agitated to send off a letter to members of Congress who had some say in its fate.  This particular example is addressed … Continue reading

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WHEN IS CANCER NOT CANCER?


When the federal government says so. Paul Hsieh, at Forbes, writes about the Feds’ desire to redefine the word ‘cancer’ to exclude certain conditions that have hitherto been called cancers.  As, for instance, cancerous but slow-growing lesions.  The word ‘cancer’ … Continue reading

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A REMINDER FROM MAUTHAUSEN


A Kurt Tucholsky quote at Mauthausen concentration camp, Austria, imaged in February 2013. “Nothing is harder, and nothing demands more character than to find oneself in open opposition to the spirit of one’s times, and loudly to say: ‘NO!’” An … Continue reading

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