HDR 167: The Light Bulb Goes Off
ALOHA, ALL!! Do you have any 100 watt light bulbs? If so, keep them because they will soon be collectors’ items. In fact, each time I go to the store I think I’ll buy a package….they will be very valuable in the future! In spite of all the proof that much of the global warming “science” is a bunch of hooey, the ban on 100 watt bulbs is still set to begin in January 2012. It’s called the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (oh yeah, that’s when Nancy Nitwit was in charge.) Never mind that compact fluorescent bulbs are costly and difficult to dispose of. In fact, my 90-year-old Mom is so worried about this that she asked me last week, “why can’t I just buy the light bulbs I want?” Good question, Mom. Republicans Flicker On Light Bulb Ban Repeal – Common American Journal Here’s another question: how many politicians does it take to screw in a light bulb? Apparently, none of them can handle such a difficult task. But they sure know how to screw us.
Project Gunrunner casualty. Acting ATF Director to Resign Over Gun-Buying Sting “Kenneth Melson, the acting director of the Bureau of Tobacco, Alcohol and Firearms (ATF), is expected to step down in the wake of the “Fast and Furious” gun-running scheme in which weapons were sold to Mexico’s drug cartels. Melson, who has been acting director since April 2009, is likely to resign within the next couple of days, says CNN.” Can Holder be next? One can only hope. (Thanks to Lee for the link.)
And here’s why Eric Holder needs to go: Issa: DOJ Covering Up on Mexican Gun-Running Scandal | CNSnews.com “Issa says he does not believe Attorney General Eric Holder testified accurately in the Judiciary Committee on May 3, when he told Issa (who also serves on that committee) that he had only learned of the gun-running operation—called “Operation Fast and Furious”–a few weeks before that.”
But it’s not a war. Airmen, sailors in Libya receiving “imminent danger pay” despite WH claim of no legal “hostilities” « Hot Air “So no one’s in danger in Libya — and yet, according to the Pentagon, the men there are in enough danger to warrant extra pay each month for participating in combat. Which is to say, it is a war. It’s just not … a war-war.”
POOP (Particulars of 0bama’s Presidency): This one has to do with 0bamacare and the IPAB (independent Payment Advisory Board.) IPAB is a group of 15 presidential appointed bureaucrats who are charged with reducing Medicare costs. And you don’t think there will be rationing? Read here: Travesty of Lawmaking – Opinion – PatriotPost.US
The very definition of useful idiot – This is former Rep Cynthia McKinney appearing on Libyan TV. I think she should just stay there, since she likes it so much:
Barry’s “Firsts”: President Barack Obama’s Complete List of Historic Firsts | US Opinion and Editorial Right Side News A pretty good list. I might add “First usurping Marxist to be elected President of the United States.”
Boise, China. Barbarians Within the Gate – Common American Journal “China is now building a 50 square-mile self-sustaining city outside of Boise, Idaho and setting up Foreign Trade Zones in the US.” HUH????? What the heck is going on??????
Maybe China should buy all of California. 60 more firms move jobs, work out of California – Orange County Register “So far this year, the departures average 5.4 a week, compared to 3.9 a week in 2010 and one a week in 2009, Vranich says.”
Final Thought: “I prefer liberty with danger to peace with slavery.” ~Author Unknown
GOD BLESS AMERICA – PASS THIS ON – REMEMBER IN 2012!!