Posts Categorized: Politics

Southwest airlines boots petite woman for fat teenager

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Wow, I guess that whole story with Kevin Smith made Southwest Airlines prefer rights of obese passengers over those who are normal size. In this case, a small woman got a boot after she paid for the last ticket (she was on standby), boarded the plane and sat down. And the reason was that an […]

HOA: why are they here, again?

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I have never that USA would have something like Home Owners Associations. I mean, this is as close to socialism and Soviet Union as you can get and still have private property. Kinda. An organization, that became pretty much mandatory in Austin. Or rather mandatory, unless you’re willing to live somewhere in the boonies. It […]

Expensive squirrels and illogical coast guard

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News about BP oil spill is usually just frustrating, or maddening or depressing (depending on what idiotic idea corporate or governmental bureaucrats thought of now). Today’s one is pretty much maddening. Louisiana decided to use barges to suck up the oil from the gulf waters. And it works. Fantastic! Every thousand gallons helps. But no, […]

City of Austin hates Arizona

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Official reason — that “discriminating” law. The real question is, really? With all of the amendments Arizona’s law expressly forbids discrimination, does not allow anyone to be stopped because of their race, and pretty much mirrors what federal law says. But who wants to read some boring law, when there’s a chance to protect illegal […]

Cleanternet: “in support” of filtering in Europe

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Very nice parody video about an effort to “clean the internet” in Europe. Even China, North Korea and Iran are already using a succesful website blocking system to protect´╗┐ their freedom and democracy. Let’s follow them into the future. For a cleaner and safer Internet… Cleanternet.org