Ok, if you are like me, you’ve read the news, and watched your favorite round table discussions on the sequester. You’ve heard everything from panicked predictions of hardship to complete indifference. Well, I have had just about enough of this, since it is not necessary at all. Most people don’t need a doomsday deadline to get them to do their jobs, so why should the legislature?
Congress should just repeal sequestration and get back to work.
If I could communicate with them I would say this: GROW UP!! Stop blaming each other, stop yakking at the news outlet cameras, and posturing in preparation for primary season. Continue reading →
Since no one running for political office this year is going to touch this issue of food safety and inaccurate labeling of meat with a ten foot pole, I will be the one to tell you: You do not have to rely on the USDA to rubber stamp the safety of your food. Those of us who relied on the USDA for consumer protection and accurate information, were shocked at the recent news stories regarding the widespread practice of adding pink slime, or lean finely textured beef, as a filler to ground beef in the meat industry. With the chummy way USDA inspectors and high level officials behave with the very people they are supposed to keep a close eye on, one wonders what the next nasty discovery will be? Continue reading →