Thursday, July 10, 2008

Barney's grab and PC quick hits

Congressman Barney provides entertainment without charge: "Behold the Taunton River in Fall River, Massachusetts, pictured nearby. Congressman Barney Frank thinks your family would love to visit this scenic wilderness. Among its attractions are the fuel-storage tanks along the eastern shore. The container ships and piers are always a hit with the children looking for a place to romp. This could be America's next 'wild and scenic river,' if Mr. Frank gets his way. Last month the powerful Congressman pushed a bill through the House Natural Resources Committee that would give the Taunton River that designation under federal law. Stack of Stuff Quick Hits Page: PC Quick Hits "Toddlers who say 'yuck' when given flavorful foreign food may be exhibiting racist behavior, a British government-sponsored organization says. The London-based National Children's Bureau released a 366-page guide counseling adults on recognizing racist behavior in young children, The Telegraph reported Monday. Breitbart In Dallas, TX: ... who is white, said it seemed that central collections 'has become a black hole' because paperwork reportedly has become lost in the office. Commissioner John Wiley Price, who is black, interrupted him with a loud 'Excuse me!' He then corrected his colleague, saying the office has become a 'white hole.' That prompted Judge Thomas Jones, who is black, to demand an apology from Mayfield for his racially insensitive analogy." Dallas City Hall blog

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