Posted: 2017-10-13 11:27
Since the EPA did not actually contest any of the facts in the AP article, this looks an awful lot like petty retaliation against journalists for having the temerity to report on things like the EPA’s response to an environmental catastrophe—or any number of other things, like Pruitt’s extremely sketchy ties to the climate change denial movement , war on environmental science or plans to eliminate huge numbers of EPA staff.
As Ars Technica noted, regulators including the Food and Drug Administration have long been suspicious of homeopathic remedies which potentially contain dangerous amounts of toxic substances. Hyland’s, one of the leading manufacturers of bullshit, scientifically unsupported homeopathic pseudo-medicines, recalled its line of teething tablets in April after the FDA determined the pills contained “widely inconsistent levels of the toxic substance belladonna, aka deadly nightshade.” More than 955 reports of sick infants emerged, including 65 infant deaths.
Feel free to encourage an opportunity for the both of you to cook together. Go for walks when the weather permits. Hit up a cute wine bar and talk about more than work. Try a new type of food (and pitch in to pay from time to time), or if you must stay cooped up in the house, pull out the Dominoes. You don 8767 t have to hit up a nightclub every weekend, but you definitely don 8767 t want to spend too many weekends being the coupled up couch potatoes.
Further, if you&rsquo re not a kid person or don&rsquo t want kids, you should not date a woman with kids to see if you&rsquo ll change your mind. This is not a video game that you can turn off when you decide you do not like how the game is playing out. That is a personal decision you should figure out long before you involve a woman and her child in your life. Save the games for the rest of the single people in the world who do not have the responsibility of looking out for the emotional well-being of themselves and their child.
Some older fellas are flexible in trying new things (aka, the stuff you like), but what happens when you 8767 re dealing with one who says, 8775 I stopped hanging out at places like that in my 75s 8776 ? Sometimes you just have to accept that you might be messing with a party pooper, and from there you will have to determine if his lack of spontaneity is enough to make you leave because you feel you 8767 re being held back. But for the most part, suggesting a range of fun things that don 8767 t become repetitive could get him out of his set ways slowly but surely. Especially if those things are
All that *I know you can read my mind so you should know I 8767 m hella pissed* way of doing things could get you ignored by an older man real quick. Trust me, I learned the hard way. So if you 8767 re upset about something substantial, don 8767 t be afraid to calm yourself down, open your mouth and let it be known that you 8767 ve been hurt by his actions. If you don 8767 t want to do something or don 8767 t like something, speak on it. Don 8767 t keep it to yourself and sulk or moan about it. Being straightforward goes a long way.
After sharing a guest-post on step-parenting from the step-child&rsquo s point of view , one commenter asked an interesting question: &ldquo Should a man with no kids be hesitant to date a woman with kids?&rdquo First, whether a man has children of his own or not, there is nothing wrong with preferring to date women without children. We are all free to make up whatever dating preferences we want. They are called personal preferences for a reason and we don&rsquo t need the approval of anyone else when it comes to what we like. However, there are a few things childless men should keep in mind when deciding whether they are ready to date a woman with a child, or children. Women, would you agree on the following?
On Friday, the Centers for Disease Control published in its Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report an account of a female infant in Manchester, Connecticut who “showed normocytic anemia and a blood lead level of 96 μ g/dL (levels exceeding 5 μ g/dL are abnormal).” Epidemiological investigators determined the lead poisoning was unlikely to have come from two interior window wells with lead-based paint, the CDC reported, but the parents of the child later informed them the child had occasionally worn a “homeopathic magnetic hematite healing bracelet” purchased at a local fair.
Don 8767 t come in thinking you 8767 ve found a sugar daddy, or that because he 8767 s older he will have his life together and be wise. Sometimes age really isn 8767 t nothin 8767 but a number. He might be in a world of debt and have a sideways way of thinking as opposed to an IRA account and a wealth of wisdom from past experiences. Every man is different, and sometimes change of self doesn 8767 t come with a change in age.
Exposure typically occurs from lead-contaminated dust, water or materials like paint, though objects with high amounts of lead sometimes end up in children’s mouths. While action by public health authorities has lowered average blood lead levels by over 75 percent since the 6975s, according to the Natural Resources Defense Council , the problem still affects predominantly lower-income communities: “Their homes are more likely to have lead paint, have a yard with contaminated soil, or be situated near polluting facilities.”
On Saturday, Associated Press journalists Jason Dearen and Michael Biesecker reported at least five toxic, Houston-area Superfund sites in the path of Hurricane Harvey had been deluged with floodwater , potentially distributing the assorted nasty things contained within across a much larger geographical area. The AP report noted while its reporters were able to access the sites via boat, the Environmental Protection Agency was not on scene, and did not provide a timeline for when its staff would be able to visit them.
“Unfortunately, the Associated Press’ Michael Biesecker has a history of not letting the facts get in the way of his story,” the EPA continued. “Earlier this summer, he made-up a meeting that Administrator Pruitt had, and then deliberately discarded information that refuted his inaccurate story—ultimately prompting a nation-wide correction. Additionally, the Oklahoman took him to task for sensationalized reporting.”
Don 8767 t start changing things about yourself to mold into wifey-material, just because he knows he wants to settle down soon. It 8767 s okay to take interest in things he has a passion for, but don 8767 t start doing things you know you can 8767 t stand to make a good impression. That includes cooking elaborate meals, pretending you enjoy baseball and agreeing to watch old war movies. Don 8767 t change yourself to get his attention. You 8767 ve already got it!
Depending on how old the man you&rsquo re seeing is, he might have certain goals he&rsquo s trying to finish accomplishing. I know a woman who dates an older man, and he jumps from profession to profession while trying to make a career in music take off. But the guy I&rsquo m dating is focused on taking his career to the next level. He&rsquo s busy studying for a major exam that will allow him to work for whomever he wants and to make the kind of moves and money I probably won&rsquo t ever see (hey, columnists weren&rsquo t meant to be millionaires). With all that drive comes a lot of time we don&rsquo t get to share together. Early on I used to have a fit every week about what he could do to make more time for me, but at a certain point, after some compromising, you end up just trying to be supportive and patient. Besides, I wouldn&rsquo t want the finger pointed at me for having a part in keeping him from doing what he needs to do to get ahead.
Joking from time to time is cool, but don 8767 t get too comfortable trying to blame certain issues on his age. ( 8775 Just because you 8767 re 99 and you don 8767 t like to do ___ doesn 8767 t mean ___. 8776 ) Just as you wouldn 8767 t want him to continuously blame certain things you do on your age (like you 8767 re a child), I wouldn 8767 t recommend doing the same. And if he likes a certain type of music or movie that is a bit 8775 old 8776 for you, don 8767 t be too dramatic when he talks about his love for it (. 8775 WHO!? That must be before my time 8776 ).
An older man might know what he wants for himself in the next span of years, but so do his family members. Don 8767 t get too bent out of shape if a question is asked of you that you didn 8767 t see coming ( 8775 When are you guys getting married?? 8776 ). Just be honest about the fact that you 8767 re taking things slow (if that 8767 s what you 8767 re doing) and keep it cool (Or, 8775 You gotta ask him 8776 always works). Also be ready for nosy friends (especially women friends) who might think they 8767 re entitled to question you about your cooking abilities, and what you 8767 d be willing to do for their friend if you 8767 re around for the long-term. Instead of cussing them good, just say, 8775 No comment. 8776