Wednesday, March 28, 2007

Endangered Species

In case you haven't noticed Democrats are busting ass to end this bullshit 'war' the Republican Party has qua-mired us in... giggity.

Yes, the Democrats.

Withdrawal language survives Senate challenge:
"I'm not sure how Reid pulled this one off, but a GOP effort to strip the Senate Iraq supplemental of withdrawal deadlines survived a close vote. The vote was 50-48-2."

Folks are lining up behind the Democrats, too.

Exhibit A:

An Antiwar Tide on The Rise:
"Within three weeks, the United States could face a constitutional crisis over President Bush's war policy in Iraq. The president and his allies seem to want this fight. Yet insisting upon a confrontation will be another mistake in a long line of bad judgments about a conflict that grows more unpopular by the day"

Exhibit B:

Poll backs subpoenas of Bush aides:
"WASHINGTON — Americans overwhelmingly support a congressional investigation into White House involvement in the firing of eight U.S. attorneys, and they say President Bush and his aides should answer questions about it without invoking executive privilege.

In a USA TODAY/Gallup Poll taken Friday-Sunday, respondents said by nearly 3-to-1 that Congress should issue subpoenas to force White House officials to testify."

The Republicans are a living parody of 'evil'. It's like they all have greasy thin mustaches that they compulsively twirl as they tie the girl to the railroad tracks because she 'can't pay the rent'.

Fortunately or unfortunately... hard to decide... but they are also the embodiment of Elmer Fudd. Bumbling, incompetent, and just dying to kill that fucking rabbit and everything else in the woods.

Bush Administration’s Secret Plan To ‘Gut’ Endangered Species Act Revealed:
A 117-page document obtained by highlights a “secretive plan” by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) to “gut” the Endangered Species Act.

The law, which is credited with saving the American Bald Eagle from extinction,” would be changed to limit the number of species that can be protected,” curtail preserved acres of wildlife habitat, and “dilute legal barriers that protect habitat from sprawl, logging or mining."

How the South, with all its hunters and fishermen and women, can support a Republican is beyond me.

More on these haters of all living things.

The Blotter:
Bush administration officials throughout the government have engaged in White House-directed efforts to stifle, delay or dampen the release of climate change research that casts the White House or its policies in a bad light, says a new report that purports to be the most comprehensive assessment to date of the subject."

Good forbid we elect politicians that support science. I mean, what the hell can science fix:

Docs fix hearts with stem cell injections:
Doctors have rejuvenated post-heart attack patients by injecting them with stem cells, said two studies released Sunday.

The clinical trials delivered stem cells to hearts whose stiff, post-attack scar tissue kept them from pumping blood as they should, according to the studies presented at the American College of Cardiology meeting of 30,000 specialists in New Orleans, Louisiana until March 27."

This will be a strange one, but, it is a lifestyle change I'm more than willing to make. I'll be purchasing my hemp grocery tote bags this weekend.

SF supes vote to ban plastic bags in stores:
San Francisco's Board of Supervisors voted 10-1 this afternoon to make the city the first in the nation to prohibit petroleum-based plastic checkout bags in large markets and pharmacies."

Good Dog! Atta boy!!!

Dog Performs 'Heimlich' on Choking Owner:
"Toby, a 2-year-old golden retriever, saw his owner choking on a piece of fruit and began jumping up and down on the woman's chest. The dog's owner believes the dog was trying to perform the Heimlich maneuver and saved her life.

Debbie Parkhurst, 45, of Calvert told the Cecil Whig she was eating an apple at her home Friday when a piece lodged in her throat. She attempted to perform the Heimlich maneuver on herself but it didn't work. After she began beating on her chest, she said Toby noticed and got involved."


Jez said...

Good Christ, they got women in the south? Oh, wait. I married one.

That dog performing the Heimlich is hilarious. I don't think the dog was actually trying to save her, I think it was his way of begging for something to eat.

AAW said...

Got some mighty fine women in the south. I'm trying to figure out a way to import one to California.

I agree with the dog. I think he just wanted the food stuck in the person's throat.

estrogenerator said...

An apple a day is damn dangerous. Smart doggie knew that Debbie was in danger and totally saved her. Go Toby, goood boy!!