Mexican military put on standby: Newsmax
Guess we need to call up Texas.
Worked pretty good last time.
I've decided to link to the cartoon "Day by Day" because it's the funniest cartoon that you won't find in the DinoMedia.
The methods used for mass extermination in the Nazi death camps originated and were perfected earlier use against people with physical, emotional and intellectual disabilities. This article describes the historical context of attitudes towards people with disabilities in Germany and how this context produced mass murder of people with disabilities prior to and during the early years of World War II. Several key marker variabiles, the manipulation os which allowed a highly sophisticated Western society to officially sanction the murder of people with disabilities, are examined. Important implications must continually be drawn from these sad events as we work with people with disabilties at the dawn of a new century.
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Pinellas County Animal Control Ordinance
Sec. 14-32. Cruelty to animals.
a) Whoever impounds or confines any animal in any place and fails to supply the animal during such confinement with a sufficient quantity of good and wholesome food and water shall be in violation of this article.
(b) Whoever keeps any animal in any enclosure without wholesome exercise and change of air shall be in violation of this article.
(c) Whoever abandons to die any animal that is maimed, sick, infirm, or diseased shall be in violation of this article.
(d) A person who unnecessarily overloads, overdrives, tortures, torments, deprives of necessary sustenance or shelter, or unnecessarily or cruelly beats, mutilates, or kills any animal, or causes the same to be done, or carries in or upon any vehicle, or otherwise, any animal in a cruel or inhumane manner, shall be in violation of this article.
Factcheck.org has articles up on Social Security:
AARP Says Social Security Needs "Moderate" Changes
We explore just how "moderate" these reforms are, and what exactly they do to solve the system's long-term deficit.
False Attacks Over "Windfalls" to Wall Street
We find that brokers netted only 16 cents in fees to manage a $10,000 retirement account under the federal retirement system on which Bush is modeling his private Social Security accounts.
Bush's State of the Union: Social Security "Bankruptcy?"
That term could give the wrong idea. Bush also makes private accounts sound like a sure thing, which they are not.
MoveOn.org Social Security Ad
Liberal group's ad falsely claims Bush plan would cut benefits 46 percent.
Does Social Security Really Face an $11 Trillion Deficit?
Bush and Cheney say yes. But actuaries say the figure is "likely to mislead" the public on the system's true financial state.
Social Security Ads: Risk or Protection?
Pro-Bush group's first TV ad states the problem correctly. But the AARP uses a misleading photo.
(hat tip: TechCentralStation)