God help us all, it's book burning time. What is the matter with these people?
"The CPSC put up some new “helpful” power point slides for their staff today (you can read them all here).
You’ll get my heirloom tomatoes when you pry them from my cold, dead fingers
Here’s the line that’s got me ready to move to Australia. Or, better yet, ready to make Congress move to Australia and let the country start fresh. Page 6 has the guidance on children’s books (ordinary books safe if published after 1985, limited staff analysis has shown some lead in older books, blah, blah). And then this line:
Children’s books have limited useful life
(approx 20 years)
… coupled with a singular lack of interest in Congress to ameliorate the devastation of thrift stores, small businesses, home businesses and charities, that malice should be considered."
Will someone please wake me up from this nightmare, or sing me a lullaby so I can get some sleep?