We got 8″ of snow last night after a beautiful day yesterday of 40-50F degree weather – a freaking heat wave relatively speaking. And now the mercury is crashing, heading for -5F tonight.
I’ve been listening to people whinge and bellyache about this winter for months now. Months.
And I honestly was able to tell them that I have not minded it. I haven’t. The drives haven’t been as dangerous as some years because it was so freaking cold, not a slushy 28 degree snow on warm soil.
Today… today was different. Damn white sh*t. Everywhere.
Coworker Laconic Pup sent this. Awesome. It is circling the web as he says, but it is still awesome.
Sheila Jackson-Lee is beyond stupider than a bag of hammers.
As far as mineral names go, “Ringwoodite” is about as wickedly funny as it gets.
I have always pondered on biblical flooding and said “No, really… where did all the water GO??”
Obama is right. Congress doesn’t have the authority to vote something like this over the president because it does violate the whole checks and balances idea rather thoroughly.
President Obama is threatening to veto a law that would allow Congress to sue him in federal courts for arbitrarily changing or refusing to enforce federal laws because it “violates the separation of powers” by encroaching on his presidential authority.
[Too bad he’s so loose with the limits to his auth-or-i-TAY… – LK]
“[T]he power the bill purports to assign to Congress to sue the President over whether he has properly discharged his constitutional obligation to take care that the laws be faithfully executed exceeds constitutional limitations,” the White House Office of Management and Budget said Wednesday in a statement of administration policy. “Congress may not assign such power to itself, nor may it assign to the courts the task of resolving such generalized political disputes.”
However… he hasn’t the authority to disregard his duties. All this stuff was already laid out in that 400 year old Constitution Jackson-Lee suddenly professes to believe in. It is a nation of rules and laws that was set up to take power out of individual men’s and group’s hands. They can change it via a 2/3 vote Amendment though. Let’s do that.
Congress AND the idiot in the White House have both granted themselves far too much power not expressly given them.
Time to get rid of them all, my Angry Mob Voter friends.