There are days for sunny morning walks in the garden, where dew-bejeweled roses release their fragrance on the light breeze.
These are not those days. These are days of harsh realities demanding sharp answers. This is now … time for thorns.
Here are 10 things we eat that are disallowed in other countries. Still trust your government and its agencies? You’re naive, at the very least.
I do have one quibble – arsenic can be very useful if you’re traveling abroad and want to avoid stomach troubles, so the question is, how much exposure is allowed.
I don’t know, of course, but the methods laid out in this article have been used successfully in the past. That said, it makes the Obama Administration seem all the more stupid for lifting sanctions on Iran and unfreezing billions of dollars fore the regime, as that makes this course of sabotage far more difficult. I say again that magical thinking does not work in the real world.
I had to search a bit for this jewel to demonstrate to you that the USA is not the only country with idiotic bureaucrats who greatly prefer process over common sense.
…you’re screwed…again. DC is switching to the stringent REAL ID licenses, so even if you hold a newly issued one, you’ll still have to switch, even though the only visual difference will be a red star in the corner. There must be a patent on stupidity in the District of Columbia, held by those in charge of the asylum and those who elect them.
Thanks to Andrew Stuttaford at The Corner for pointing out this poignant piece by Daniel Hannan on the meaning of sacrifice, and the dangers of our losing our grasp of what the word truly means. Fortunately for all of us, Hannan writes as beautifully as he speaks, with depth and clarity.
Who is surprised that a three-year study of coverage reveals that network TV focuses almost entirely on the secular aspects of Easter? Anyone? Who is surprised the Texas objects to religious billboards? On private property? Whether you choose to recognize it or not, religion is under attack, and not just by Islamic extremists, but by the viciously secular progressive movement, which includes most bureaucrats and government officials.
On a more cheerful note, read about the efforts of a Florida physician to share his knowledge of the Shroud of Turin, and drool over the gorgeous Easter eggs French patissiers and chocolatiers produce for this celebration.