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Schaller's Politically Incorrect Lexicon: A Navigation Guide To The PC Cultures of Mckinley County NM (and planet earth )

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CHAPTER TWELVE: I DON’T CATCH THE SUSTAINABILITY OF YOUR DRIFT PARDNER – Part Three, You Can Position Those Solar Mandates Where the Sun Don’t Shine



FOSSIL FUELS MORALITY: There is a powerful historical link between increased fossil-fuel use and rising living standards, increased life expectancy, decreased infant...

Guide to the stars WEEK OF Dec. 25 – Dec. 31

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Your new projects are jumping out of the starting gate and you didn’t buy a saddle. This isn’t the time to go all willy-nilly. Enjoy time with your family. If nothing else, you can always run away on your stead. Madame G suggests holding on tight for the ride. Happy Holidays, Yippee!



Aries (March 21-April 19)



There’s a spark charging up your routine. It’s an unexpected thrill and the excitement is surprising. As you pull a fellow trainee lifeguard from the bottom of the pool, imagine the enjoyable prospects of summer. Daydream of Christmas in July, the heat of summer beckons you. Happy Holidays!

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

You have a steady on attitude—it’s very stoic...

IF ONLY ‘ENVIRONMENTAL ENDEAVORS’ MEANT ‘LOWER UTILITY BILLS’ - a lesson in bureaucratic politically correct euphemisms.

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Are you aware of the four percent ‘environmental surcharge’ on your monthly Gallup residential utilities bill? That’s about $5 a month for most households. Words like surcharge and fee are simply euphemisms for taxes. The purpose of this environmental tax is apparently to fund ‘environmental endeavors’, or in other words a slush fund for ‘whatever pet project we wish to finance’. The environmental surcharge fund currently holds more than $14 million.

The term ‘environmental’ is so vague to interpret it’s no wonder the tax revenue can be construed as a slush fund. Here in a country ranked in the top six percent in the world for clean air, my own environmental...

guide to the stars WEEK OF Dec. 18 – Dec. 24

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Is Mercury in Retrograde? Nope. It’s you. Lately it seems as if something is wrong with the universe. Everyone is working against you and humanity. Is it the stars or are people just crazy? Have no fear Madame G is here to keep the paranoia at bay mostly.

 

Aries (March 21-April 19)

Bored? Patience is a virtue, but not your virtue. That’s okay we all have our strengths and weaknesses. Your abilities reside in that generous heart and tenacious spirit. Just watch your temper. We’re not all as quick as you. Everyone has stress and distractions, but that doesn’t mean we’re stupid. Just breathe and try something new.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Your heart says pizza, but the...

Understanding service dogs laws

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The ADA requires State and local government agencies, businesses, and non-profit organizations (covered entities) that provide goods or services to the public to make “reasonable modifications” in their policies, practices, or procedures when necessary to accommodate people with disabilities. The service animal rules fall under this general principle. Accordingly, entities that have a “no pets” policy generally must modify the policy to allow service animals into their facilities. This publication provides guidance on the ADA’s service animal provisions and should be read in conjunction with the publication

Beginning on March 15, 2011, only dogs are recognized as service...

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