The woman who tried to breach the barricades around the White House (and perhaps the Capitol building) allegedly had a history of mental illness. You can tell that there was insanity going on: She fired seventeen shots at an unarmed person.
Well, actually, that was the police. But in any event, Miriam Carey was not [...]
I just saw an article reminding me that Obamacare authorizes a surcharge / penalty for up to 50% of the insurance premium for smokers. When companies began doing this in 2011, the New York Times was unhappy: They rolled out an attack focusing on Walmart. They were aghast, calling it “a shift toward penalizing employees [...]
While looking at another topic (check back tomorrow), I stumbled across this odd item. Remember the “naked cannibal face-eating zombie” in Florida who was allegedly on “bath salts” as the reason for his behavior? (Later, this was said to be merely marijuana.) I’d not heard of “bath salts” as a narcotic prior to the incident, [...]
Once again, cantaloupes are causing a meloncholy feeling at the CDC, which used to be called the “Center for Disease Control.” (It got pluralized, and various tweaks were made because “control” was considered too late. It wound up as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which of course abbreviates to CDC.) [...]