Bad Guys, Crime, Death of Right and Wrong, Fraud, Hubris, Just Wrong, Justice, Kids, Mental Health, Lack Of
Tammy on April 7, 2016
Disgusting. Former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert wants probation, of course, yet he still refuses to admit what he’s done. Via Chicago Sun Times. Ten months after the feds shattered Dennis Hastert’s legacy with a devastating indictment, lawyers for the once-powerful Republican said he is “deeply sorry,” “overwhelmed by the guilt he feels,” and “prepared to accept the consequences.” Then they asked a judge not to send the former U.S. House speaker to prison. “Despite his mistakes in judgment and his transgressions, for which he is profoundly sorry, we implore this court, in imposing sentence, to consider the entirety of Mr. Hastert’s life,” Thomas Green, one of Hastert’s lawyers, wrote in a highly anticipated court filing Wednesday that sought...
Shifra on April 7, 2016
Yes, the Leader of the Free World has finally had enough: Time to eradicate the scourge of… G.I. Joe! Via Free Beacon: The Obamas hosted an event at the White House Wednesday that aimed to tackle gender stereotypes perpetuated by toys and television shows marketed toward kids. The administration put on the all-day conference in an attempt to break down gender divisions that currently characterize products consumed by children…. Tina Tchen, director of the administration’s Council on Women and Girls, noted research during a press call Tuesday finding that the types of toys and media children interact with at a young age influences their views on gender roles later in life. This ultimately impacts the “quality” of the U.S. workforce...
pamelarice on March 23, 2016
**Bumped Up From TAM Wire. Posted By pamelarice** My first reaction when I saw this headline was “these guys are brave.” It is frightening that in our supposedly free country that a person or group of people should be afraid to speak the truth backed up by facts (or for that matter, an opinion) without being viciously attacked/condemned by some fascist faction; cue up the LGBT(Q?), Environmental Global Warmers, etc. How long will it be before this brave group of pediatricians are shamed/threatened to change or deny their position; and will they hold strong in the face of that pressure. Via PJ Media: The American College of Pediatricians reaffirmed the biological differences between men and women and condemned the idea...
Tammy on March 8, 2016
Update to this story. Heroes in the face of micro-managing regulations that normally stop the right thing from happening. In this case, the regulations failed, and heroes saved a baby’s life. Via CNN. Virginia firefighters James Kelly and Virgil Bloom did what they believed was in the best interest of a baby when they rushed her to a hospital instead of waiting for an ambulance to arrive. Did the decision go against protocol? Yes. Did it make the volunteer firefighters heroes in the eyes of the baby’s father? Absolutely. On Monday, Stafford County Fire and EMS Chief Mark Lockhart announced that the two firefighters, who had been placed on leave, were reinstated. “I want to make clear that the reason...