Archive for September 3rd, 2022

September 3rd, 2022 - 11:20 pm § in Misc.

How to keep cats off the kitchen counter

I don’t own a cat. He simply decided to live here and moved in. Sound familiar? An experienced cat landlord recommends these tactics for keeping cats off the kitchen counter. Give them somewhere else to climb. Keep the counter clean. Invest in a water fountain. Line the edges with foil or tape[...]

September 3rd, 2022 - 7:14 pm § in Misc.

A tweet to make your day

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September 3rd, 2022 - 1:35 pm § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts, Politics

Lindsey Graham digs himself in deeper

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) is a lawyer, so he should know legal outcomes depend on the facts of each case, and no two cases are exactly alike. This is basic stuff they teach to law students. Last weekend, Graham went on Fox News to say, to an already-inflamed audience that shouldn’t be hearing[...]

September 3rd, 2022 - 1:01 pm § in Donald Trump, News Media, Schools & Colleges

Florida school lesson

The handout below surfaced in a Florida sixth-grade class. It’s not an approved lesson. It was created by a teacher, on his own initiative, and distributed to students by a substitute. The school subsequently got complaints from parents (see story here). Let’s examine this. “Presid[...]

September 3rd, 2022 - 2:33 am § in Misc.

Mean adults kill a little girl’s pet goat for meat

“Last April, Jessica Long’s family bought a 4-month-old goat and took it to their Shasta County home, where Long’s young daughter named it Cedar, feeding and caring for it and bonding with it as she ‘would have bonded with a puppy,’ the Sacramento Bee says (read story here). [...]