Net Neutrality: “Solution that Won’t Work to a Problem that Doesn’t Exist”

An FCC Commissioner, Ajit Pai, is blasting new net neutrality rules as a “solution that won’t work to a problem that doesn’t exist.” What does he mean by that? First, concerning the problem that doesn’t exist: Nowhere in the 332-page document that I’ve received will anyone find the FCC detailing any kind of systemic harm […]

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Children’s Court: Supreme Court Justice Kagan Cites Dr. Seuss

You would think the Supreme Court has better things to do with its time than determine if a fisherman should be prosecuted under Wall Street regulatory law for throwing out too-small fish and thereby “destroying evidence.” They apparently don’t. Beyond that, to add insult to injury, Justice Elena Kagan cited Dr. Seuss in this very […]

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As Expected, Obama Vetoes Keystone Pipeline Bill

We can’t say we didn’t see this one coming. Obama has vetoed the bill allowing the construction of the Keystone Pipeline, giving himself control over its future: With no fanfare and a 104-word letter to the Senate, Mr. Obama vetoed legislation to authorize construction of a 1,179-mile pipeline that would carry 800,000 barrels of heavy petroleum […]

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Why Isn’t Anyone Angry Over Failing Vaccines from Merck?

In the wake of the recent measles “outbreak” that affected a few dozen people, pro-vaxxers got the anger machine churning over all the anti-vaxxers who have threatened the safety, health, and herd immunity of the whole population by their close-minded, superstitious, anti-science selfishness. But one of the real devils contributing to the declining efficacy of vaccines […]

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Tricks of the Trade: Police Officer Admits Planting Evidence is Routine

An officer in Palm Beach, Florida admitted that planting evidence is a routine part of his job, admitting that he and his colleagues are planting evidence “almost every day” to deal with “difficult” citizens: I have a method for getting people off the street that should not be there. Mouthy drivers, street lawyers, assholes and just […]

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More Fear-Mongering Alarmism from the Useless DHS

The head of the Department of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson, went about on Sunday Talk Shows talking about the dire consequences of de-funding the DHS. Apparently, if we defund the DHS, we might as well stop going to the mall: “I would say that, if anyone is planning to go to the Mall of America […]

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Utah Woman Allowed by Court to Sue Herself

Sue herself … ? Yes. A Utah woman has filed a lawsuit against herself for damages she apparently caused herself and her husband through her own negligence. As you can imagine, a court already threw out her case on the grounds that she should not be allowed to sue herself. Because that’s absurd: Bagley lost […]

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