Daily Archives: June 14, 2014

If his eye offendeth thee, pluck it out

 

Or his liver, if that's your thing

Or his liver, if that’s your thing

Nurse tries, twice, to remove patient’s healthy eye. “I was misinformed,” she says.

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When is a federal regulation a gross overreaching and interference with personal choice?

Cheese eating surrender monkey chows down

Cheese eating surrender monkey chows down

When it affects the urban cheese-sniffing monied class, of course. FDA backs off, for now, from enforcing its new ban on artisan cheese aged on wooden boards.

As Cato’s Walter Olson explains, this apparent victory for sanity and liberty may simply be due to the fact that the usual advocates of regulatory encroachment in every aspect of our lives happened to have been personally inconvenienced this time around, and may have had the subject-area knowledge to realize how ridiculous this encroachment was. So, for once, they pushed back instead of rooting for leviathan.

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“Because it’s got everything I want: golf and money”

Barry and Barbara Boxer share the love

Barry and Barbara Boxer share the love

Barry O is golfing in Palm Springs this weekend, but don’t worry, it’s a working vacation – he’ll be hitting a couple of fund raisers while he’s there. “Iraq? I’ve got people who are handling that,” he told FWIW. “Or they will when they come in to work on Monday.”

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