Why Not Just Wait And See What Kid Identifies As?

Wrong gender baby?

‘He Was Put There Against My Will, Just Like Rape’: Lesbian Couple Sues Fertility Clinic For Receiving Male Embryo Instead Of Female
A couple is suing a fertility clinic after receiving a male embryo instead of the female one they were promised.

After Heather Wilhelm-Routenberg found out she was having a boy at 15 weeks pregnant, she and her wife Robin (Robbie) Routenberg-Wilhelm were surprised, The New York Post reported. That’s because CNY fertility clinic in Latham, N.Y., told the couple that the lab could determine the embryo’s sex using Robbie’s egg and the donor’s sperm before it was transferred to Heather, The New York Post reported.

And without knowing how the kid identifies, how do they know it’s a boy? I see no mention of a report from a credentialed biologist.

Speaking of biologists, I took a look at the Wikipedia page — that font of all correct knowledge — for Ketanji Brown Jackson. Weirdly, it consistently refers to the SCOTUS nominee as “her” and “she.” But nowhere do a see a citation for a determination from a biologist. They assumed Jackson’s gender!

I might have cut them some slack if they’d at least linked to documentation of KBJ’s own stated “preferred pronouns.” But again, “she” isn’t a biologist, so how would she know?

You WANT people to start hunting down and killing vaccine researchers?

This is how you get that: live, genetically-engineered, permanently infecting herpes viruses as contagious vaccines for ebola and tuberculosis.

The controversial quest to make a ‘contagious’ vaccine
Imagine a cure that’s as contagious as the disease it fights—a vaccine that could replicate in a host’s body and spread to others nearby, quickly and easily protecting a whole population from microbial attacks. That’s the goal of several teams around the world who are reviving controversial research to develop self-spreading vaccines.

Have fun in comments, thinking about all the ways this can go wrong.

There are a few voices of sweet reason. Sorta.

“We can’t even get people to take a vaccine in a global pandemic. The idea that you would be able to surreptitiously vaccinate the population with a virus without causing riots is just, you know, it’s stuff of fantasy. It will never be used in humans,” Redwood says.

Fantasy? Try nightmares. Rioting would be the least of the perps’ problems.

They aren’t mentioned in the article, but would you care to wager on whether “Mengele” Fauci’s NIAID is funding this research?

If you spend 18 grand on a “happiness” degree…

…you won’t be.

University announces first-ever masters degree in ‘Happiness Studies,’ will cost students $17,700
Centenary University’s program will “explore the implications of happiness for individuals, the workplace, and our broader society,” according to the college’s announcement. It’s set to launch virtually in the fall and will cost students $17,700.

“Happiness expert” Tal Ben Shahar will be, however.

Biden In Poland

Biden spoke to US troops in Poland (82nd Airborne, I think). Inexplicably, he began by saying…

“Don’t jump. You guys are used to jumping. Don’t jump.”

I have no idea.

Then he told them that they <represent 1% of America, which country is not based on geography or “admissidy”(?). Which led to his misquote of the Declaration of Independence.

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that women and men are created equal, endowed by their creator with certain inalienable rights.”

Could he stop there?

“Sounds corny. But it’s the truth of who we are. We’ve never lived up to it.”

Way to bad-mouth America, you senile bastard. I’m sure that that will really motivate the soldiers for the rest of they’re going into Ukraine.

“Look at how they’re stepping up,” Biden said. “You’re going to see, when you’re there, and some of you have been there, you’re going to see women, young people, standing in the middle, in front of the damn tank, just saying, ‘I’m not leaving. I’m holding my ground.’

Hopefully, that’s only in Senile World, and not Real World.

Bill Clinton Tests Positive…

…for COVID-19, syphilis, gonorrhea, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, hepatitis D, hepatitis F-Z, HIV, herpes, HPV, chlamydia, trichomoniasis, chancroid, mycoplasma genitalium, crabs, scabies, E. coli, the common cold, chickenpox, giardiasis, infectious mononucleosis, COVID-20, Epsteinorrhea, the Spanish flu, the American flu, the Thai flu, rubella, mono, shingles, genital warts, HSV, NIV, giardiasis, amebiasis, vaginal candidiasis (somehow), and being in close proximity to Hillary Clinton—an often-fatal condition.

-snerk- Babylon Bee, but possibly yet another… case… of satire coming a little to close to reality.

“Experts” Don’t Know What A Woman Is?

Let me help with that.

USA Today Tops Ketanji Brown Jackson: Even Biologists Can’t Define ‘Woman’
In an essay published in USA Today on Thursday, titled “Marsha Blackburn asked Ketanji Brown Jackson to define ‘woman.’ Science says there’s no simple answer,” USA Today reporter Alia E. Dastagir claimed that even experts in science lack a “sufficient way to clearly define” what a woman is.

“Scientists, gender law scholars and philosophers of biology said Jackson’s response was commendable, though perhaps misleading,” the author writes. “It’s useful, they say, that Jackson suggested science could help answer Blackburn’s question, but they note that a competent biologist would not be able to offer a definitive answer either.”

“Scientists agree there is no sufficient way to clearly define what makes someone a woman, and with billions of women on the planet there is much variation,” she added.

A reproductively mature human with XX allosomes.

You’re welcome.

Zelman Partisans Column

A look at what happens when what appears to be an Egyptian lawyer and a remarkably ignorant US lawyer team up to try to argue for gun control, because…


At least it isn’t cars vs. guns again.

It’s been a while since I delved into the murky world of scholarly pro-victim-disarmament papers. Let’s take a look at Can States Block or Heavily Restrict the Second Amendment Constitutional Right by Following the Design of Texas Bill 8? (PDF). Basically, the weirdos compare the alleged right to abortion to the Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms (yet oddly keep talking about licensure). The paper is a difficult to read mess, mainly — I suspect — because they have no frickin’ clue what they’re talking about.

Prior to their paper, I had no idea that the US had banned shotguns. -roll eyes-

TecGrip FormLok Holster: Not A BAD Concept, But…

I saw this over at The Firearm Blog: A generic holster moldable for a custom fit.

Blackhawk’s NEW TecGrip FormLok Moldable IWB Nylon Holster
This technology packed holster system begins with an outer layer of tacky material that clings to the body and fabric for secure all-day carry without the need for a belt clip. The next layer is a high-density closed-cell foam material that provides padding for lasting comfort.

The middle layer is where things get interesting, consisting of a material called Memory-Lok. This Memory-Lok material is a thermoformable plastic that allows the user to heat up and mold their holster around their handgun, offering passive retention.

With retention, comes added friction. This is where the interior layer of holster material comes into play. The interior liner of the holster is constructed of a friction resistant 600 denier polyester to promote long service life and reduce wear and tear.

It’s an interesting concept. As someone who’s bought a few handguns that never really got so popular that manufacturers specifically supported them, I can see the value. But I see a couple of probs, too.

First, the lack of a belt clip. This might be fine for taxi drivers sitting all day, or sedentary office workers. But I’m not going to trust nothing but the “tacky” surface. Or how long it stays tacky, as the surface picks up dirt and oil.

Secondly, 55 bucks seems a bit much. I think a better option for myself would be a cheap, generic leather holster from Sportsman’s Guide, and then wet-forming it for that same customer fit. Unload your handgun, wrap it in cling-wrap, and mold the leather around it. It ain’t that tough.*

* For more fun, try hot-molding leather that’s been soaked in melted wax. I once made a suit of armor that way, including gauntlets.