Friday, August 28, 2009

Urgent Call For Help

I picked this up at both Sipsey Street and David Codrea and I'm linking to Codrea here. An urgent call for a weapons expert witness with knowledge of malfunctions. I gather that someone's freedom is at stake here so if you can help, send said help to Mike at Sipsey Street.

Monday, August 17, 2009

Maybe too Simple But...

I was on my way home from work this morning listening to my local AM radio station WBCK, which definitely leans right, when the announcer began talking with the weather guy about Michael Vick. I haven't paid much attention to this whole mess, I think the guy is an asshole, but the NFL seems to want him back, whatever.

It struck me as the little byplay went on that the announcer mentioned that it seems like every time a high profile person gets into trouble with the law, they can't apologize for their actions fast enough or "sincerely" enough, but nothing before getting caught. Well of course not silly, the 5th Amendment says you don't have to incriminate yourself.

The more I thought about it though, the more it seems logical to me to just DON'T do it. Think of all the fuss and bother that would be saved by just not doing stupid/illegal things to begin with rather than have to apologize for them.

Sunday, August 16, 2009

Read This

Found this over at Brigid's place. You should read and ponder this post, then act on it. It could save your life.

Friday, August 07, 2009

Recieved In An Email This Morning

I got this from a friend of mine who is forward deployed the Saudi Arabia:

Three strangers strike up a conversation in an airport lounge while waiting for their respective flights ...

One is an American Indian passing through from Lame Deer, another is a Cowboy on his way to Billings for a livestock show and the third passenger is a fundamentalist Arab student, newly arrived at Montana State University from the Middle East ..

Their discussion drifts to their diverse cultures. Soon the two Westerners learn that the Arab is a devout, radical Muslim and the conversation falls into an uneasy lull.

The cowboy leans back in his chair, crosses his boots on a magazine table, tips his big sweat-stained hat forward over his face, and lights a cigarette. The wind outside is blowing tumbleweeds around, and the old windsock is flapping; but still no plane has arrived.

Finally, the American Indian clears his throat saying softly,

'At one time my people were many, but sadly, now we are few."

The Muslim student raises an eyebrow and leans forward,
'Once my people were few,' he sneers, 'and now we are many. Why do you suppose
that is?'

The cowboy removes his cigarette from his mouth and from the darkness beneath his Stetson says in a smooth drawl . .

'I reckon that's 'cause we ain't played Cowboys and Muslims yet,
But I do believe it's a-comin'.'

Wednesday, August 05, 2009

This Should Be Considered A Warning

Not too long ago, I posted a little piece about Dearborn, MI and the Islamic community there. Today, I went off in search of some further information from the group that put the video there together, a Christian group called Acts 17 Apologetics. While on their blog, I discovered this.

It is my hope that you will take the time to read this, watch the embedded video and think on it, then get angry as hell and start doing something to stop this.

While I do admit that I don't often get into religious discussions, I feel that at this time, it's necessary. I do not want to live under Muslim Sharia Law. If I did, I'd move to a Muslim nation. This is the United States of America and I like my country just the way it is supposed to be under the Constitution. This is NOT a Muslim nation and I'll do what I can to keep it from becoming one. Will you?

Think about this, then think about what Nabeel says and shows you in the blog post and the embedded video. Now, think about how, with Islamics starting to move to create a Muslim nation where the USA once stood, how will we stop this? Look how peaceful the Middle East is, you want that here? How will we protect ourselves? Do we really want the Government to be able to shred our Constitution right now?

A Nice Break

I found this little musical interlude posted over at ELP and I thought I would put it over here. I like music and this caliber of music is sorely missed, at least by me and as an extra bonus, there's a little reminder at the end of the days when late night TV was actually funny courtesy of the undisputed KING of late nights, Mr. Johnny Carson.

So, for the non musically challenged among my reader(s) I proudly present, this YouTube clip of the Tonight Show Band featuring Doc Severinsen among others.

Saturday, August 01, 2009

Al Gore Cries

From National Weather Service office in Grand Rapids, MI:

Grand Rapids broke the all time record for the coldest July with a mean temperature of 67.1 degrees. This is one tenth of a degree below the previous record coldest July of 67.2 degrees, which occurred in 1992.

Not only was July 2009 the coldest July on record at Grand Rapids, but the highest temperature for the month was 84 degrees, setting a new record for the coldest July monthly maximum temperature. The old record was 85 degrees in 2000.