Hits and Misses: 7-29-09
...from 'round the sphere
Some of the links that are fit to link...
Quotable notables: Obama's Science Czar
It seems the guy that The One put in charge of science for his administration doesn't exactly believe new born babies are "human beings". From his own 1973 book...
“The fetus, given the opportunity to develop properly before birth, and given the essential early socializing experiences and sufficient nourishing food during the crucial early years after birth, will ultimately develop into a human being,” John P. Holdren, director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, wrote in “Human Ecology: Problems and Solutions”...
How people like this get anywhere near power is incredible.
Change the labor unions can believe in!
Remember that token order Obama gave back in April, ordering his federal agencies to slice a tremendous collective 100 million from their spending? You know, back when everyone started getting on his case about the few extra trillion he was going to add to the deficit? Well, now we've got results baby!
The agencies have finally come back with their report, and one of the items on the chopping block is the Employment Standards Administration...which houses the Labor-Management Standards office...which, as it turns out, has the authority to investigate the labor unions on things like corruption and embezzlement.