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Europeans Discover The Pollution Caused By BioFuels

The facade is cracking – reported by left-leaning Al-Reuters, posted on left-leaning Yahoo!, we learn that government-backed pollution reduction schemes might just have the opposite effect! Quelle horreur! Mon Dieu! Gor Blimey! What could be going on here? Well, it turns out that government mandates tend to have unintended consequences, in this case, increased Ozone …

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Is This Discrimination?

From the nice folks at Yahoo News, we are asked to consider if screening applicants based on a past criminal record should be considered a form of discrimination? Employers, having a massive advantage in available workers, are coming under scrutiny for what might otherwise go unnoticed if there were not five potential employees for each available job–this according to Yahoo News. With so many people out of work any kind of screening becomes news-worthy. So screening out ex-cons may be discriminatory and a waste of natural resources.