Rick Perry put that TX law which would criminalize enhanced pat downs by the TSA back on the agenda for the special session of the legislature. It has previously passed the house, but was pulled off the senate agenda after some sabre rattling by U.S. Atty. John Murphy.
Lawmakers to Reconsider Criminalizing Airport Pat Downs – News Radio 1200 WOAI San Antonio Texas.
Lawmakers have also sent a bill to Gov. Perry allowing incandescent bulbs made in TX to be sold there.
News from The Associated Press.
It had to be PORTLAND, Oregon……… (not worried about being the child sex slavery capital of the US, but) really worried about a bit of urine in their water reservoir.
City Officials flushed 8 million gallons from the drinking water reservoir because a guy was caught urinating into it.
Not to worry….. they flush it to clean solid refuse and waste from the bottom of the reservoir twice a year.
So try not to think of the bird waste, dead animal carcasses and other things normally found floating in the drinking water reservoir. At least know that you don’t have to worry about one man’s whizz.
Obamacare waivers get axe in last-minute Friday night news dump – Patriot Update.
There are about 1400 total waivers granted from Obamacare so far. Late Friday there was a decision to halt any more waivers to industries, which would be damaged by the new health care regulations, as of Sept. 22 this year.
There has been difficulty for the administration in justifying its choices of which businesses are worthy of preserving until 2012 by granting waivers from the onerous cost of Obamacare regulations.
‘Deer With Wings’ Causes Power Outage in Montana | Breaking news and opinion on The Blaze
How did a fawn get hung on a power line in Montana? Apparently with the help of a bald eagle. The above story tells of a tiny deer carcass hanging on one line, and making contact with second line, causing a power outage.
Pharmer can tell you that a newborn deer weighs about as much as a small cat, having picked one up in an attempt to save it from the dogs. They’re all legs. So it would be entirely possible for a big bird of prey to snag one and drop it on a high wire.
There was another one by the new cornfield three weeks ago, crying to its mother, who hid in the pine trees watching the biped working next to her baby. She collected her fawn a bit later, when the pharmer headed back to the house.
Komen Sends Women to Planned Parenthood for Nonexistent Mammograms | LifeNews.com.
The Susan G. Komen foundation has been contributing to Planned Parenthood for years, and referring people to that organization for mammograms. Planned Parenthood has no mammography equipment at its clinics, and refers its patients elsewhere for that cancer screening procedure.
Komen has no plans to defund planned parenthood, nor stop referrring to that organization for nonexistenet mammograms
Click the story above for details.
and Operation Fast and Furious.
How Did the ‘Project Gunrunner’ Hearing on Capitol Hill Go Today? | The Blaze.
Leaders of the BATF are on pins and needles now, since it’s obvious that they knew about and directed this operation to have arms sold to gunrunners and transported across the mexican border.
Emails reveal the direct involvement of ATF acting director Kenneth Melson..
Reports: Sources Confirm Weiner Will Resign | The Blaze.
Anthony has had enough, or perhaps Huma Abedin has. Congressman Weiner made his decision to resign after his wife returned on Wednesday, and began informing his pals that night.
Reality Check: Mother Forced to Sell Handwritten Obama Letter to Prevent Eviction | The Blaze.
Times are hard for Destiny Mathis, 26 year old single mother of 3 kids. She campaigned vigorously for Obama, but things have gone downhill for her financially since then. She has a handwritten letter from Obama, which Gary Zimet, president of Moments in Time, says is a rarity.
Zimet believes he can get $11,000 dollars for this letter, and help Ms. Mathis avoid eviction.
Boehner gives Obama Friday deadline on Libya – Washington Times.
Obama initiated war number 3 in Libya, claiming that it would be over in days. This, of course never works out, and now he is in violation of the War Powers Act, which allows the Executive branch to initiate military actions, but holds them accountable to Congress for continued support. Obama’s time has been up, and finally the Speaker of the House appears to be addressing the problem directly.
Wisconsin Supreme Court Backs Controversial Union Law | The Blaze.
Governor Scott Walker and the Wisconsin Republicans scored a major victory with the Supreme Court decision to allow the new Union bargaining rights law to go into effect.
A county judge, Maryann Sumi, had vacated the law based upon procedures of its passage, but was found to have overstepped her authority.