Thursday, September 23, 2010

UAW Statement
The UAW says it does not condone the actions of the Chrysler workers caught drinking and getting stoned at work. But it does help when the union tells all its members to vote Democrat.

DHS Waste
The Department of Homeland Security has wasted $500 million on two failed programs to detect nuclear material crossing into the U.S. It turns out the high-tech systems do work, but the Obama administration is calling them racist.

Home Health Care Scandal
Hundreds of people with rape, elder abuse and other felony convictions are getting paid by the state of California to care for the sick and elderly... they all work in a place called "the State Legislature."

It's Always Sleazy in Philadelphia
The Philly housing authority chief has been fired for using federal money to pay his legal fees to fight sexual harassment charges. But he is getting a new job as Bill Clinton's personal assistant.

Bad Science
A new report says America's science education is so bad, it threatens our economic future. Luckily, our economic education is worse... so no one here is likely to notice.

September 24th

1890: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints officially renounces polygamy in an edict officially known as “The Buzz Kill Proclaimation.”

1957: President Dwight D. Eisenhower sends 101st Airborne Division troops to Little Rock, Arkansas school district to enforce desegregation, and to investigate Billy Smith’s claims that his dog ate his homework.

1962: United States court of appeals orders the University of Mississippi to admit James Meredith… and admit that it has a terrible offensive line.


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