Friday, September 9, 2022

21st Century problems strike Portland

This wasn't the the 21st Century I was expecting,  Disabled people are having to resort to sueing liberal cities to keep the sidewalks clear of homeless people so they can use them.


The Willamette Week reports:

Federal Lawsuit Alleges City of Portland Fails to Uphold Americans With Disabilities Act by Allowing Tents on Sidewalks

Ten Portlanders with disabilities filed a class action lawsuit in United States District Court on Tuesday evening, alleging the city of Portland has violated the Americans with Disabilities Act by allowing homeless people to camp on city sidewalks.


Thursday, September 8, 2022

Just when you thought the bureaucracy couldn't get any dumber...

F-35, Heritage Flight, Aircraft

Stopping shipment when there is no safety or security risk is a security risk to our country is foolish. There are other ways to deal with this problem.

 (Bold is mine)

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon has temporarily stopped accepting deliveries of the Lockheed Martin-made F-35 after it found that an alloy used in magnets on the jet’s turbomachine pumps was produced in China.

The F-35 program office has assessed that the Chinese alloy does not present a safety or security risk that could expose the stealth jet to cyber attacks or other malfeasance, and an alternative source for the alloy has already been identified