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I have no idea what eyebrow threading is, but whatever it is, the politicians and bureaucrats in Texas don't like it.

Texas Tried To Take Away His Livelihood: So He Took Them To Court
7 JANUARY 2022

Texas tried to shut down eyebrow threading businesses because their employees didn't have cosmetology licenses. But cosmetology schools didn't teach threading and the exams didn't cover threading.

Institute for Justice lawyer Wesley Hottot tells the story of Ash Patel's nearly six year long legal battle stemming from the Texas Board of Cosmetology requiring his eyebrow threaders to go back to school to learn other people's jobs.

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that's like the difference in this state of confusion:
a licensed hairdresser can't cut your facial hair or eyebrows while a licensed barber can


but i'd imagine those 'threaded eyebrows' don't need much trimming, would they,,,just a weekly check for Irish Pennants, a quick 'trim' and you'd be good to go
 

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Is government micromanagement, overreach and absurd licensing laws more to your liking? :D o_O
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only if it would include threading closed nancy's pie hole...
 

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And here I thought having to ask gov for permission (IE: Permit) before I cut down a tree was overreach.

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Moving on to Exhibit #492,370

Fauci’s NIH Division Paid $205K for Researchers To Study Transgender Monkeys​

Taxpayer-funded study aimed to explain high rate of HIV in trans women
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Getty ImagesPatrick Hauf• January 10, 2022 5:00 am

Dr. Anthony Fauci's division of the National Institutes of Health paid over $200,000 during the coronavirus pandemic for researchers to study why transgender women have high rates of HIV by injecting male monkeys with female hormones.

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) in December 2021 gave Scripps Research $205,562 for the study, which aims to determine why transgender women have high rates of HIV. As part of the study, researchers subject male monkeys to feminizing hormone therapy to study how it impacts the monkeys' immune systems, according to the National Institutes of Health.

Fauci has overseen rampant animal testing since he took over the NIAID in 1984. It was revealed in November that the NIAID funded a study that infected beagles with heart-worm larvae and euthanized them after experimentations. As part of another study, researchers infected beagles with mutated bacteria from ticks.

The NIAID began running HIV vaccine tests on monkeys a year after Fauci took charge. Each year, the department acquires 400 to 600 rhesus monkeys from a South Carolina island leased by Charles River Laboratories, which has a $27.5 million contract with the NIAID.

Dr. Katherine Roe, a neuroscientist with PETA, says the study is "yet another pointless, wasteful monkey torture experiment."

"It's just bad science to suggest that dosing monkeys with feminizing medication makes them good stand-ins for humans," Roe told the Washington Free Beacon. "This study will not help to prevent or treat HIV and will not help transgender women."

Roe says the study is ineffective because monkeys cannot contract HIV. They contract Simian Immunodeficiency Virus, a milder form of the disease. She faults the National Institutes of Health for spending billions of dollars on using monkeys in HIV research, since the primates cannot contract AIDS.

Scripps Florida told the Free Beacon that testing "sub-populations" is the key to discovering effective treatments for fatal diseases.
"The research you reference concerns a sub-population of people at greater risk of HIV infection, and factors that may or may not affect their response to a treatment/preventative approach in development," a spokeswoman said. "It is through these types of targeted research studies that substantive progress against HIV, cancer, ALS, dementia—indeed most diseases and conditions—will be made."

The NIAID did not respond to requests for comment.

The NIAID has granted millions of dollars to researchers who study HIV transmission in transgender individuals, who are 49 times more likely to get HIV than non-transgender individuals. The agency gave over $155,000 to a University of Alabama researcher to study how testosterone treatment for women potentially weakens disease-fighting microorganisms in the vagina. Researchers at Emory University received over $230,000 to study how the rectum immune cells of transgender people affect HIV risk.

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And here I thought having to ask gov for permission (IE: Permit) before I cut down a tree was overreach.

BF
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I had to get a permit to repair a porch railing, on my Buffalo home.

It wasn't in the city of Buffalo; it was in an unincorporated area in the Town of Evans, in Erie County. Which Buffalo is within.

Nonetheless. I found out, the hard way, the Town Housing Inspector lived up three doors from me.

Found out in quite-unpleasant fashion. Yeah...one of those conversations with your neighbors, where you don't know whether you want to take it back or burn him out.
 

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Moving on to Exhibit #492,370

Fauci’s NIH Division Paid $205K for Researchers To Study Transgender Monkeys​

Taxpayer-funded study aimed to explain high rate of HIV in trans women
GettyImages-1297681934-736x491.jpg
Getty ImagesPatrick Hauf• January 10, 2022 5:00 am

Dr. Anthony Fauci's division of the National Institutes of Health paid over $200,000 during the coronavirus pandemic for researchers to study why transgender women have high rates of HIV by injecting male monkeys with female hormones.

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) in December 2021 gave Scripps Research $205,562 for the study, which aims to determine why transgender women have high rates of HIV. As part of the study, researchers subject male monkeys to feminizing hormone therapy to study how it impacts the monkeys' immune systems, according to the National Institutes of Health.

Fauci has overseen rampant animal testing since he took over the NIAID in 1984. It was revealed in November that the NIAID funded a study that infected beagles with heart-worm larvae and euthanized them after experimentations. As part of another study, researchers infected beagles with mutated bacteria from ticks.

The NIAID began running HIV vaccine tests on monkeys a year after Fauci took charge. Each year, the department acquires 400 to 600 rhesus monkeys from a South Carolina island leased by Charles River Laboratories, which has a $27.5 million contract with the NIAID.

Dr. Katherine Roe, a neuroscientist with PETA, says the study is "yet another pointless, wasteful monkey torture experiment."

"It's just bad science to suggest that dosing monkeys with feminizing medication makes them good stand-ins for humans," Roe told the Washington Free Beacon. "This study will not help to prevent or treat HIV and will not help transgender women."

Roe says the study is ineffective because monkeys cannot contract HIV. They contract Simian Immunodeficiency Virus, a milder form of the disease. She faults the National Institutes of Health for spending billions of dollars on using monkeys in HIV research, since the primates cannot contract AIDS.

Scripps Florida told the Free Beacon that testing "sub-populations" is the key to discovering effective treatments for fatal diseases.
"The research you reference concerns a sub-population of people at greater risk of HIV infection, and factors that may or may not affect their response to a treatment/preventative approach in development," a spokeswoman said. "It is through these types of targeted research studies that substantive progress against HIV, cancer, ALS, dementia—indeed most diseases and conditions—will be made."

The NIAID did not respond to requests for comment.

The NIAID has granted millions of dollars to researchers who study HIV transmission in transgender individuals, who are 49 times more likely to get HIV than non-transgender individuals. The agency gave over $155,000 to a University of Alabama researcher to study how testosterone treatment for women potentially weakens disease-fighting microorganisms in the vagina. Researchers at Emory University received over $230,000 to study how the rectum immune cells of transgender people affect HIV risk.

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This is a joke right? Babylon Bee....right? This can't be real!!
 

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Moving on to Exhibit #492,370

Fauci’s NIH Division Paid $205K for Researchers To Study Transgender Monkeys​

Taxpayer-funded study aimed to explain high rate of HIV in trans women
GettyImages-1297681934-736x491.jpg
Getty ImagesPatrick Hauf• January 10, 2022 5:00 am

Dr. Anthony Fauci's division of the National Institutes of Health paid over $200,000 during the coronavirus pandemic for researchers to study why transgender women have high rates of HIV by injecting male monkeys with female hormones.

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) in December 2021 gave Scripps Research $205,562 for the study, which aims to determine why transgender women have high rates of HIV. As part of the study, researchers subject male monkeys to feminizing hormone therapy to study how it impacts the monkeys' immune systems, according to the National Institutes of Health.

Fauci has overseen rampant animal testing since he took over the NIAID in 1984. It was revealed in November that the NIAID funded a study that infected beagles with heart-worm larvae and euthanized them after experimentations. As part of another study, researchers infected beagles with mutated bacteria from ticks.

The NIAID began running HIV vaccine tests on monkeys a year after Fauci took charge. Each year, the department acquires 400 to 600 rhesus monkeys from a South Carolina island leased by Charles River Laboratories, which has a $27.5 million contract with the NIAID.

Dr. Katherine Roe, a neuroscientist with PETA, says the study is "yet another pointless, wasteful monkey torture experiment."

"It's just bad science to suggest that dosing monkeys with feminizing medication makes them good stand-ins for humans," Roe told the Washington Free Beacon. "This study will not help to prevent or treat HIV and will not help transgender women."

Roe says the study is ineffective because monkeys cannot contract HIV. They contract Simian Immunodeficiency Virus, a milder form of the disease. She faults the National Institutes of Health for spending billions of dollars on using monkeys in HIV research, since the primates cannot contract AIDS.

Scripps Florida told the Free Beacon that testing "sub-populations" is the key to discovering effective treatments for fatal diseases.
"The research you reference concerns a sub-population of people at greater risk of HIV infection, and factors that may or may not affect their response to a treatment/preventative approach in development," a spokeswoman said. "It is through these types of targeted research studies that substantive progress against HIV, cancer, ALS, dementia—indeed most diseases and conditions—will be made."

The NIAID did not respond to requests for comment.

The NIAID has granted millions of dollars to researchers who study HIV transmission in transgender individuals, who are 49 times more likely to get HIV than non-transgender individuals. The agency gave over $155,000 to a University of Alabama researcher to study how testosterone treatment for women potentially weakens disease-fighting microorganisms in the vagina. Researchers at Emory University received over $230,000 to study how the rectum immune cells of transgender people affect HIV risk.

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I'm guessing that MAYBE Fauci is into some kinky shit here, maybe he's "covering" up for his dating practices?
 

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Unfortunately, it's as real as it gets.

Ya can't make this shit up!
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Knowing Fouch-chee as we have come to, it's entirely believable.

WHY does he have NO SUPERVISION? It's obvious he's both sociopathic and just-plain NUTZ...but this is part of why there's oversight in various offices. To prevent waste, fraud and abuse...either criminal or just insane.
 

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Moving on, here's Exhibit #492,371

This is $11,000,000 just to study the problem, not actually solve it (if it really is a problem at all).

For let's say $1,000,000, they could helicopter drop enough hay and oats laced with some kind of sterilizing agent .. "Problem solved."

But this isn't about wild horses, it's about dishing out $10,000,000 to the politicians' favorite researchers and keeping them hooked on government grants rather than having to go out there and get a real world productive job.

Bureau of Land Management awarding $11M to study birth control methods for wild horses and burros

This week's Golden Horseshoe is awarded to the Department of Interior's Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for $11 million in anticipated research grants to study birth control methods for wild horses and burros (WHB), including possibilities such as tubal ligation, sterilization and IUD devices.

The Biden administration's FY 2022 budget request would increase the BLM's funding by $311.9 million over the enacted FY 2021 budget, bringing it to $1.6 billion, and allowing it to fund research such as the WHB fertility control project listed on Grants.gov.

The government is currently operating under a stopgap spending bill which funds the government until Feb. 18.

The BLM is seeking researchers, according to the project's grant notice, to "develop and/or test fertility control methods that are safe, humane and applicable to female wild horse (sic) (mares) and which are longer-lasting than currently available fertility control methods used by the BLM in wild mares" or to "address ecological relationships between WHB and their environments, with studies that may also address the effects of climate change on WHB populations."

The majority of the grant award of $10 million will be for the equine reproductive research, with the remaining $1 million reserved for studying the effects of climate change and other environmental factors on the species.

The agency's strategic research plan highlights many previously identified methods of reproduction control, including sterilization and other methods such as "intrauterine devices, oviduct ablation techniques, tubal ligation, ovariectomy."

The BLM is funding this research to address other birth control methods, including male neutering.

"Fertility control methods for wild burros have been tested and applied, but to a lesser degree," the strategic plan states. "Development and testing of humane and effective fertility control methods for wild mares that are longer-lasting than currently available methods is vital to the BLM's ability to manage herd population growth rates."

The BLM has been studying fertility control practice for over 40 years, according to the plan documents. In 2020, for example, $11 million was approved by Congress for BLM to use an immunocontraception vaccine to control fertility.

"The BLM is committed to finding the best, most effective and most humane ways to manage and protect wild horses and burros on public lands," said BLM Director Tracy Stone-Manning when the funding opportunity was announced. "Using the best available science to humanely and safely control herd growth will reduce the need to gather excess animals and help protect the health of wild horses and burros, improve wildlife habitat and save taxpayers money."

The closing date for grant applications was initially listed as Jan. 18, but a BLM spokesperson told Just the News it has extended the deadline to submit proposals to Jan. 31.

Up to $11 million could be awarded, however "exact amounts are unknown at the issuance of this [Notice of Funding Opportunity] and will be influenced by, among other factors, Congressional funding levels for the BLM and any specific directions for allocation of funds from Congress," the spokesperson said. "Applications will be reviewed and evaluated as they are received and may be submitted at any time up until the closing date of this NOFO."

The climate change aspect of the grant will focus on how "predictions of future forage and water availability could inform local-level herd planning" and how "herd density and resource availability might interact under future climate change."

In its justification for a $1.6 billion budget, the BLM indicated it will support Biden's "ambitious agenda to address the climate crisis, restore balance on public lands and waters, promote a clean energy future, and create good-paying jobs with a free and fair chance to join a union."

The BLM praised Biden's FY 2022 budget proposal at the time, saying the funds will help it achieve Biden's goals. "On our 75th anniversary, this proposed budget will support bold steps in conservation, restoration, and Tribal consultation in order to meet the President's goal of tackling the climate crisis, while managing approximately 245 million acres of public land under our multiple-use and sustained yield mandate," said BLM Deputy Director of Policy and Programs Nada Wolff Culver.
 

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Moving on, here's Exhibit #492,371

This is $11,000,000 just to study the problem, not actually solve it (if it really is a problem at all).

For let's say $1,000,000, they could helicopter drop enough hay and oats laced with some kind of sterilizing agent .. "Problem solved."

But this isn't about wild horses, it's about dishing out $10,000,000 to the politicians' favorite researchers and keeping them hooked on government grants rather than having to go out there and get a real world productive job.

Bureau of Land Management awarding $11M to study birth control methods for wild horses and burros

This week's Golden Horseshoe is awarded to the Department of Interior's Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for $11 million in anticipated research grants to study birth control methods for wild horses and burros (WHB), including possibilities such as tubal ligation, sterilization and IUD devices.

The Biden administration's FY 2022 budget request would increase the BLM's funding by $311.9 million over the enacted FY 2021 budget, bringing it to $1.6 billion, and allowing it to fund research such as the WHB fertility control project listed on Grants.gov.

The government is currently operating under a stopgap spending bill which funds the government until Feb. 18.

The BLM is seeking researchers, according to the project's grant notice, to "develop and/or test fertility control methods that are safe, humane and applicable to female wild horse (sic) (mares) and which are longer-lasting than currently available fertility control methods used by the BLM in wild mares" or to "address ecological relationships between WHB and their environments, with studies that may also address the effects of climate change on WHB populations."

The majority of the grant award of $10 million will be for the equine reproductive research, with the remaining $1 million reserved for studying the effects of climate change and other environmental factors on the species.

The agency's strategic research plan highlights many previously identified methods of reproduction control, including sterilization and other methods such as "intrauterine devices, oviduct ablation techniques, tubal ligation, ovariectomy."

The BLM is funding this research to address other birth control methods, including male neutering.

"Fertility control methods for wild burros have been tested and applied, but to a lesser degree," the strategic plan states. "Development and testing of humane and effective fertility control methods for wild mares that are longer-lasting than currently available methods is vital to the BLM's ability to manage herd population growth rates."

The BLM has been studying fertility control practice for over 40 years, according to the plan documents. In 2020, for example, $11 million was approved by Congress for BLM to use an immunocontraception vaccine to control fertility.

"The BLM is committed to finding the best, most effective and most humane ways to manage and protect wild horses and burros on public lands," said BLM Director Tracy Stone-Manning when the funding opportunity was announced. "Using the best available science to humanely and safely control herd growth will reduce the need to gather excess animals and help protect the health of wild horses and burros, improve wildlife habitat and save taxpayers money."

The closing date for grant applications was initially listed as Jan. 18, but a BLM spokesperson told Just the News it has extended the deadline to submit proposals to Jan. 31.

Up to $11 million could be awarded, however "exact amounts are unknown at the issuance of this [Notice of Funding Opportunity] and will be influenced by, among other factors, Congressional funding levels for the BLM and any specific directions for allocation of funds from Congress," the spokesperson said. "Applications will be reviewed and evaluated as they are received and may be submitted at any time up until the closing date of this NOFO."

The climate change aspect of the grant will focus on how "predictions of future forage and water availability could inform local-level herd planning" and how "herd density and resource availability might interact under future climate change."

In its justification for a $1.6 billion budget, the BLM indicated it will support Biden's "ambitious agenda to address the climate crisis, restore balance on public lands and waters, promote a clean energy future, and create good-paying jobs with a free and fair chance to join a union."

The BLM praised Biden's FY 2022 budget proposal at the time, saying the funds will help it achieve Biden's goals. "On our 75th anniversary, this proposed budget will support bold steps in conservation, restoration, and Tribal consultation in order to meet the President's goal of tackling the climate crisis, while managing approximately 245 million acres of public land under our multiple-use and sustained yield mandate," said BLM Deputy Director of Policy and Programs Nada Wolff Culver.
I have an idea for a research project - I want to research whether attractive women are more attracted to a man who is a millionaire than one who is poor. I am hoping to get a $20M gov grant for my research.
 

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I have an idea for a research project - I want to research whether attractive women are more attracted to a man who is a millionaire than one who is poor. I am hoping to get a $20M gov grant for my research.
Already been done millions of times over. Here's one. :winks2:


How Anna Nicole Smith Ended​

Up Marrying an 89-year-old​


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Already been done millions of times over. Here's one. :winks2:


How Anna Nicole Smith Ended​

Up Marrying an 89-year-old​


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Maybe, but that's not a scientific study....that's anecdotal evidence. For a mere $20M, I can confirm or disprove if this is, in fact, a real phenomenon!
 

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I already know the answer, but I would like a $100,000,000 grant to study how all these ridiculous grants for all these ridiculous projects get approved.
 
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I already know the answer, but I would like a $100,000,000 grant to study how these all these ridiculous grants for all these ridiculous projects get approved.
Hundred mill to write a hundred-page White Paper, the material, you already have?

Good deal. Like Trump giving immediate huge money and legal immunity to Big Pharma, for a genetic-engineering concoction they'd had ready a year earlier, and were just looking for a way to launch.

'Dass da way you do it...money fer nuffin; chicks fer free....
 

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I have no idea what eyebrow threading is, but whatever it is, the politicians and bureaucrats in Texas don't like it.

Texas Tried To Take Away His Livelihood: So He Took Them To Court
7 JANUARY 2022

Texas tried to shut down eyebrow threading businesses because their employees didn't have cosmetology licenses. But cosmetology schools didn't teach threading and the exams didn't cover threading.

Institute for Justice lawyer Wesley Hottot tells the story of Ash Patel's nearly six year long legal battle stemming from the Texas Board of Cosmetology requiring his eyebrow threaders to go back to school to learn other people's jobs.

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More PROOF that:
"A license often becomes an arbitrary control by government that makes a crime out of what ordinarily would not be a crime.
IT TURNS A RIGHT INTO A PRIVILEGE"


Page 15 in "CITIZENS RULE BOOK" found here: http://citizensrulebook.us/
 

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Eyebrow threading. Sounds.....

Not for me!
It must be an Urban Chic thing, IDK.
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who ended up putting the dress and lipstick on any of those monkeys?

must have been a terrible job to have...


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