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  1. TacticalEvilDan

    Supreme Court: States do not have disclose lethal injection drugs

    Supreme Court denies inmate's last-ditch appeal - seattlepi.com It occurs to me that, a this point, a state could now use a paralytic (such as is used during an intubation procedure), then pump the condemned full of rat poison ... or acid ... bleach ... Three cheers for civilization, hip-hip...
  2. TacticalEvilDan

    FDA Proposing Regulations of Nicotine Juices Used in Vaporizers...

    The FDA has proposed some regulations. Some really ****ty regulations. Among other things, the FDA is proposing to require a filing and a fee for each flavor made available, the fees being large enough to be prohibitive for small businesses whose bread and butter is the variety of their...
  3. TacticalEvilDan

    Statue Of A Homeless Jesus Startles A Wealthy Community

    http://www.npr.org/2014/04/13/302019921/statue-of-a-homeless-jesus-startles-a-wealthy-community I snickered when I read the underlined portion. I wonder if she's a member of that or any other Church, and why it occurs to her that it is appropriate to summon the gendarmes in response to...
  4. TacticalEvilDan

    Cuomo OK with guns on commissioners

    Capitol Confidential » Cuomo OK with guns on commissioners I had really high hopes for Cuomo when he started out, especially with his speeches about budget cuts and not raising property taxes. Then came the SAFE Act. Now this absurdity.
  5. TacticalEvilDan

    How Obama Officials Cried ‘Terrorism’ to Cover Up a Paperwork Error

    How Obama Officials Cried 'Terrorism' to Cover Up a Paperwork Error | Threat Level | Wired.com Can someone explain to me, please, how it is that when government officials assert the state's secret privilege and claim in open court that they can't disclose the reason Ibrahim was detained, or...
  6. TacticalEvilDan

    Listen to a brain seizure turned into music

    Anybody who is familiar with io9 knows that it is the web's equivalent of The House on the Rock. They're at it again, this time about setting an EEG of someone having a seizure to audio tones: WARNING: Someone with a seizure disorder commented that listening to this made them feel like they do...
  7. TacticalEvilDan

    Leonardo Da Vinci's wacky piano is heard for the first time, after 500 years

    Emphasis mine. Leonardo Da Vinci's wacky piano is heard for the first time, after 500 years Crazy crazy shiznit, yo.
  8. TacticalEvilDan

    Gun "Buybacks" -- Is there a Fiduciary Responsibility?

    I recently found myself having a discussion on the concept of a gun byback -- specifically (for the purposes of the discussion) an event in Utica that was sponsored by the state Attorney General's office. The funding came from monies and assets seized in criminal investigations as a pose to tax...
  9. TacticalEvilDan

    Experian sold consumer data to identity thieves' service

    Experian sold consumer data to identity thieves' service - Boing Boing This story brings several of my old pet peeves to mind: If you have nothing to hide, you have nothing to fear It's entirely reasonable for employers to check your credit history before offering you a job Of course a bad...
  10. TacticalEvilDan

    Haiti: Cholera Resurgence in Gonaives, 5 Dead, Dozens Sick

    I have no idea if this is the right place, but here we go: There is a cholera outbreak going on in Haiti: It's pretty obvious that they need help, and this is on top of the fact that Haiti is still majorly screwed up from the earthquake. If you'd like to help, the St. Boniface Haiti...
  11. TacticalEvilDan

    Sharp Words Over Shutdown When Lawmaker Visits WWII Memorial

    Sharp Words Over Shutdown When Lawmaker Visits WWII Memorial : The Two-Way : NPR YOU SHOULD BE ASHAMED of doing what the latest political fiasco in Washington has forced you to do. This reminds me of when Elliot Spitzer used to descend on gas stations with a local news crew in tow and...
  12. TacticalEvilDan

    Media shield act moves on to the full Senate

    Media shield act moves on to the full Senate - The Washington Post At first I was all "good," then I realized that they had no intention of covering anybody who is not a known element in the government-media complex. Don't get me wrong, I'm not the "blogosphere's" biggest fan, I just think...
  13. TacticalEvilDan

    Underwater video uncovers mass kill from Matson molasses spill

    Underwater video uncovers mass kill from Matson molasses spill - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL They're saying this is worse than even an oil spill -- oil spills float on top, this stuff dispersed, descended, and captured or consumed the oxygen the local wildlife needed to survive...
  14. TacticalEvilDan

    Pa. judge orders end to same-sex marriage licenses

    [/FONT][/COLOR]Pa. judge orders end to same-sex marriage licenses A reminder that while we're welcome to form opinions regarding legality and Constitutionality, the bench very jealously guards the power of judicial review.
  15. TacticalEvilDan

    House Defeats Effort to Rein In N.S.A. Data Gathering

    Kinda surprised this didn't show up already: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/25/us/politics/house-defeats-effort-to-rein-in-nsa-data-gathering.html?_r=0 Some notes of note: 1. This vote shattered party lines. 2. The vote was the product of an amendment offered by Justin Amash, a new...
  16. TacticalEvilDan

    Satanists Perform ‘Gay Ritual’ at Westboro Gravesite

    Satanists Perform ‘Gay Ritual’ at Westboro Gravesite - ABC News Just as valid and just as ludicrus as Westboro's position on homosexuality. I hope they follow up by showing up to Westboro protests to remind them that their matriarch is gay. While I do object to desecrating graves or...
  17. TacticalEvilDan

    "... that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights ..."

    I have no idea if this thread is in the right place, but oh well. Anybody who has stuck around for more than 30 seconds of a discussion of Constitutional rights has had the term "unalienable rights" (or inalienable, if the speaker is confused) thrown at them. These words are nowhere to be...
  18. TacticalEvilDan

    Admitting Priviledges

    Can someone who is in favor of requiring that doctors have admitting privileges at a local hospital in order to perform an abortion at a clinic explain the medical benefit to the mother? In other words, what benefit is there for such a requirement aside from reducing the number of doctors who...
  19. TacticalEvilDan

    What does it matter who does the raiding?

    [/FONT]http://www.theidealistrevolution.com/private-prison-company/ Whether a sweep like this is conducted by a private prison company or law enforcement officers makes no difference to me whatsoever -- I find such sweeps despicable in either case, and in either case the individuals conducting...
  20. TacticalEvilDan

    Arkansas GOP Candidate Endorses Death Penalty to Discipline Rebellious Children

    Hey Tigger, here's a candidate with your name all over him! [/FONT][/COLOR] Arkansas GOP Candidate Endorses Death Penalty to Discipline Rebellious Children ... :lol: :lol: :lol:
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