AUTOPEN : Why 3 different stories ?

Obama’s Staff Uses Autopen to Sign ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Legislation No signing ceremony. As reported by The Weekly Standard here. First, the White House announced that “the President signed into law.” “On Wednesday, January 2, 2013, the President signed into law,” said press secretary Jay Carney, suggesting that Obama had physically signed the bill. Within thirty…

The Hour Is At Hand, Will You Kneel, Or Will You Stand?

Have you seen this? White House weighs broad gun-control agenda in wake of Newtown shootings The White House is weighing a far broader and more comprehensive approach to curbing the nation’s gun violence than simply reinstating an expired ban on assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition, according to multiple people involved in the administration’s discussions. Well,…

The Narcissus Curve

Self-love: New data suggests students today are convinced of their own greatness regardless of whether they’ve accomplished anything… Heh. These crazy kids are sooooo behind the curve on this trend – we have a president who was elected to TWO terms with no accomplishments and a huge sense of entitlement. Books aside, if you asked a college…

Female Genital Mutulation Not Prosecuted

Further evidence that just the mere creation of a law does nothing but make pompous people feel smugly important that they “did something”. Via this morning’s Independent here in the UK: The failure to punish anyone for carrying out female genital mutilation (FGM) in almost a decade since Labour introduced a new law designed to…

Government Supplied Healthcare Is Wonderful

Just one of those “mundane” things that we will take for granted under Obamacare: The Sunday Telegraph understands that the report on Stafford hospital, where up to 1,200 people died needlessly in appalling conditions, will call for an overhaul of regulation to ensure poor managers are weeded out, and better training for nurses and healthcare assistants.…