Tag Archives: OSHA

“as long as it keeps us safe”

Today the big story is that it’s September 9th. Whoop di diddly doo. Also, there was an alert which caused Washing Tundy Sea and New Dork to be, how shall I say it, under no-rights martial law. And they got … Continue reading

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What percentage of a partially eaten donut would YOU bet…

That the chemical spill which has currently gotten Monument evacuated… is going to be neatly and safely taken care of and that you’re not going to be in any danger from it? Because the Chemical Industry, especially those divisions most … Continue reading

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Autism and Mercury

So they “laid that myth to rest”, right? Actually, no. The entire focus of Autism in re Toxic Metals got sidetracked onto vaccines with a mercury preservative. Which, some pointed out, CONTAINED FAR LESS MERCURY THAN THE AMOUNT PRESENTLY IN … Continue reading

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Labor Rally In Austin commemorated Fallen Workers

For those who think Disabled Workers complain too much about how we’re cast out by society, these are mock coffins carried to commemorate the ones who are now forever silent and can no longer complain about how deregulated workplaces, Union … Continue reading

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What happens to Outsourced (Steve) Jobs workers…

a Taiwan manufacturer of touch-screens ordered a switch from wood alcohol as a cleaning solvent to n-hexane. Hexane is a petrochemical that’s more volatile than gasoline (octane) but won’t dissolve plastic and rubber like the in-between number heptane. Think mono, … Continue reading

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“independent counsel” Feinberg says all okay by 2012″

The Gulf of Mexico will have largely recovered from the BP oil spill by the end of 2012, the administrator of the $20bn (£12bn) pay-outs fund has said. Attorney Kenneth Feinberg said that compensation to those who lost revenue from … Continue reading

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Happy 18th Re-Birthday, to me…

It was 18 years ago last Friday that I woke up as a healthy, badly underpaid and moderately radicalized minimum wage Construction Laborer and 5 minutes before quiting and pay time (they didn’t pay me either) was reborn as a … Continue reading

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Can’t Trust Goobers, part 2: Lettuce Spray

Another outbreak of e-coli in lettuce traced so far back to farms in Arizona. This is very nearly the scenario from summer before last, with tomatoes and Jalapeño peppers. That was blamed on Illegal Aliens pooping in the fields. Had … Continue reading

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11 more miners killed, 64 still missing

That might not include the 20 in the rescue party with whom contact was lost. A second explosion has now been reported at the Raspadskaya mine near Mezhdurechensk, and contact has been lost with a team of 20 rescuers. Mezhdurechensk, … Continue reading

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Now I remember what I keep forgetting

I was going to post a really snotty comment or three about Tom DeLay busting up his feet. Those of the audience who have followed my  saga will remember that due to massive Anti-Union sentiment in the Government of Texas, … Continue reading

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Meet Joe the Ex-Roofer…

Because McCain is promoting this cat who has the false tag of “Joe the Plumber”. Real Name: Sam. Real Occupation: Professional Liar. No plumbing license issued to him. plumbing is a job that requires a license. I know. … I … Continue reading

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