Monthly Archives: January 2009

Support Nancy Nord, Contact Congress

The Consumer Groups behind the CPSIA have been trying to get Nancy Nord fired for a very, very long time.The New York Times article from 2007 documents attempts going back to October of 2007. A recent press release indicates they’re still trying: Consumer and Science Groups Set the Record Straight: Landmark Product Safety Law Makes […]

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Grandparents, 46 and 59, Deemed ‘Too Old’ To Raise Grandchildren

So the children were removed and placed with a gay couple: ‘This happened because the family is Scottish and working class,’ said a woman who, until recently, was a senior social services manager in the Edinburgh department. ‘Any social worker who, for example, presented the black parents of a black child with the kind of […]

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The Consumer’s Union On the Stay

Here: The Consumer Product Safety Commission today granted a one-year stay of testing and certification requirements for certain products to be regulated under the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act. According to the agency, the stay provides “some temporary, limited relief to the crafters, children’s garment manufacturers and toy makers who had been subject to the […]

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Stimulus, Deregulation, and Big Business

This year, taxpayers will receive an Economic StimulusPayment. This is a very exciting new program that I will explain using the Q and A format: Q. What is an Economic Stimulus Payment?A. It is money that the federal government will send to taxpayers. Q. Where will the government get this money?A. From taxpayers. Q. So […]

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The Equuschick actually originally felt like complaining about the weather.

But it wouldn’t be very nice to you all if The Equuschick wrote an entire post about her rather petty complaints so she shall tell a funny story instead. Well, it is sort of a funny story. No, it is a funny story in a very “Yeah, that sure sounds like The Equuschick” sort of […]

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