Wednesday, November 29, 2006

No Home Cooking for Homeless

Fairfax County in Virginia has a new policy which prohibits home and church cooked meals from being served to homeless folk unless the kitchen is approved by the county.
"We're dealing with a medically fragile population . . . so they're more susceptible to food-borne illnesses than the general population," said Tom Crow, the county Health Department's director of environmental health. "We're trying to protect those people."

via Obscure Store

Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Pants on Fire!

So, how should the media refer to a President who has trouble telling the truth? Maybe LIAR is a good place to start.

Monday, November 27, 2006

Kerry: Last in Likability

Once and future presidential candidate John Kerry finished "dead last" in a poll on the likability of 20 American political figures conducted by the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute in Hamden, Connecticut.
"Americans know who he is, and have pretty much decided they don't like him,"

Wednesday, November 08, 2006

Comedy Central Breaks Rumsfeld Resignation

It seems the Comedy Central Blog was the first to break the news of Donald Rumsfeld's resignation this morning at 12:15am.
The buzz I'm hearing from a friend, and a totally unconfirmed White House source (remember Comedy Central doesn't have journalistic standards), is that Rumsfeld will be out of the administration tomorrow.

via BoingBoing

Thursday, November 02, 2006

Science Censorship Investigated

The AP is reporting Senator Frank Lautenberg has been told the inspectors general for the Commerce Department and NASA are investigating whether the Bush administration has been suppressing and censoring the results of federal research into global warming.
He said the investigations "will uncover internal documents and agency correspondence that may expose widespread misconduct." He added, "Taxpayers do not fund scientific research so the Bush White House can alter it."

via HuffPo