Scrooged: Wisconsin governor asked parents to make campaign contributions INSTEAD of buying their children gifts on Black Friday

Scott Walker campaign fundraising email  said his re-election would be a better gift to children than toys or election  gadgets President Obama’s 2012 campaign pioneered  the idea of a political donation ‘gift registry’ for birthdays, weddings and  anniversaries Conservatives spoofed the Obama effort at  the time with fictitious registries based on funeral cremations and baby …

They killed Bambi! 15 armed agents storm animal shelter to euthanize baby deer called Giggles because of local law that forbids keeping wildlife

By  Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 11:16 EST, 2  August 2013 |  UPDATED: 12:54 EST, 2 August 2013   Government agents swarmed an animal shelter  and killed a baby deer named Giggles as Wisconsin law forbids keeping wildlife  without the right permit. WISN 12 News reported on a military-style operation in July where nine officers from…

Chinese wind-turbine firm charged with stealing US trade secrets

Sinovel Wind Group accused of illegally downloading software from former supplier American Superconductor   guardian.co.uk,              Friday 28 June 2013 05.38 EDT A worker paints wind turbines in Guangdong, China. Photograph: Tyrone Siu/Reuters China‘s largest wind-turbine company has been charged with stealing trade secrets from its American former software supplier, the US justice department has…

Prions are not degraded by conventional sewage treatment processes

Re-Posted  for filing 2008 Contact: Michael Woods m_woods@acs.org 202-872-4400 American Chemical Society Persistence of Pathogenic Prion Protein during Simulated Wastewater Treatment Processes IMAGE:Wastewater treatment plants do not reduce harmful proteins called prions that cause incurable brain infections, such as Mad Cow disease, scientists report. Click here for more information.    Environmental Science & Technology Scientists…