While fact checking a speech

Yes, I do perform fact checking. Not on everything, but items that seem too good/bad to be true. So, I was listening to one of the Lake Land protesters during the walkout the other day. She made the claim that the number one cause of death for kids was gun… Continue reading

Isn’t it interesting that facts get lost

Last week 14 year old Ahmed Mohamed was arrested for a “bomb”. The media spotted the blatant racism and thrust him to the spotlight. The attention to overcome the horrible breaches of citizen’s rights was interesting to watch. Another point of interest was that the facts about the device seemed lost… Continue reading

Do you like Avon?

As part of Vicki and Britni trying to help fund Bree’s schooling, they have jumped into Avon.   If you don’t have someone that you work with already, please consider giving them a shot at earning your business.   Their site is http://www.youravon.com/vickiandbritni

Ms. Lips is bored

When Ms. Lips gets bored, it may be dangerous. I am pretty sure that Ms. Lips and Ms. Badcat are both on the same pages as to what I have been doing over the last month. Gigglez and I dropped the daughter off at WSU Pullman. We are very proud… Continue reading

Helium question

Okay, here is a pondering for my science friends. Since we are rapidly coming up on no longer being able to buy helium on a general consumer level, I got to thinking. Yes, that can be a scary thing. If helium is an element and is so light that it… Continue reading

Shitlist nominee

State Senator Ed Murray The Washington Dream Act must fail. When does it become acceptable to reward CRIMINAL behavior? Sir, I will gladly tout the need for your demise in the next election. You and your supporters need to stop trying to aid and abet criminals. Until we actually develop… Continue reading

Research pair finds global warming matched predictions from 1990

http://phys.org/news/2012-12-pair-global.html   Is this an indication that we are doomed, or that global warming is part of the natural cycle of the earth and we can’t do anything to alter it?   The article mentions that in 20 years the average temperature has risen .35 degrees Celsius, very close to… Continue reading

Dietary changes

Over the last year, have you made dietary changes? Are there any positive changes to your diet that you have found to be easy or quite beneficial?   I think that many of us WANT to make healthy (healthier) changes, but become overwhelmed when trying to make those choices. I… Continue reading

Do they think that we are idiots?

This article is based on a site that was forwarded to to me. (http://consumerist.com/2012/05/has-the-grocery-shrink-ray-turned-saltines-round.html) Perhaps this is just another case of the pendulum swinging. We see it with the courts and legislation, why not the retail market? We saw portion sizes increase over a generation or two, until Supersize Me… Continue reading

Should Affirmative Action for state university enrollment be continued?

This is more than should it have been used in the first place (kind of like the war in Iraq, we are already there (yes, I am aware we have withdrawn now)). This is whether or not we should keep affirmative action in schools. (Employment may be a question later)