Thursday, January 7, 2010

Scraping the bottom of the barrel.

Today will be a light post, it was a long day. Hanging suspended 45 feet in the air, in dense fog, repairing equipment gets your stress level up.

The boom lift I was operating in the dark this morning was next to a senior housing project. Yes, many of them still drive, and that is what had my stress level up.

2010 will go down as the year of "The Bottom Of The Barrel". Just look at these insane news stories and we're only a few days into this new year.

I guess Chicago, noted for its backroom deals, voters rising from the dead, mob bosses and crooked politicians, is looking for a few bad men (and women).

Police May Scrap Entrance Exam

If you're in Chi-town, it maybe time to blow out of there before the riots start.

Also in Illinois:

Police chaplain member of Muslim terrorist group.

Suicide is in their blood:

Arab high school students wear hoodies glorifying 9-11

Seeds of a revolution:

Six Million Cite Food Stamps as only Income.

No Income But Food Stamps

Nearly 1.2 Million Tennessee residents on food stamps.

10 Percent of Nevada residents on food stamps.


Anonymous said...

Years ago the Chicago police test included the question, "What is the capital of Illinois." At that time the test was called racist because too many inner city applicants answered, "Chicago" instead of "Springfield". I guess that Chicago is finally admitting that the schools cannot be fixed and the test cannot be "fixed" (which is hard to imagine if you have ever lived in Chicago) so it is time to dump the test.

Anonymous said...

I continue to be alarmed at how many people in our country need help getting food. Thanks for the links with recent info.

HermitJim said...

Some scary stuff in the news lately, for sure!

What is this world coming to...never mind! I really7 don't want to know!