Friday, November 27, 2009

Joke of the day from World Net Daily

Away in a manger
Christmas in D.C.

By Joke of the Day
© 2009 WorldNetDaily

No cause for celebration.

The Supreme Court has ruled that there cannot be a nativity scene in the U.S. Capitol this Christmas season.

This isn't for any religious reason. They simply have not been able to find Three Wise Men in Washington, D.C.

A search for a virgin continues.

There will be no problem, however, finding enough asses to fill the stable.

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Saturday, July 18, 2009

The Ten Commandments According to Obama

By Patriot Update

© 2009 The Patriot Update. Feel free to circulate this article, but please link / give credit to The Patriot Update.

After observing Obama on the campaign trail and during his first six months in office, we have concluded that our President lives and governs according to his own set of “Ten Commandments.” They’re certainly NOT the Ten Commandments you learned in Sunday School. In fact, many are the direct opposite!

I. Thou shalt have no God in America, except for me. For we are no longer a Christian nation and, after all, I am the chosen One. (And like God, I do not have a birth certificate.) SOURCE

II. Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, unless it is my face carved on Mt. Rushmore. SOURCE

III. Thou shalt not utter my middle name in vain (or in public). Only I can say Barack Hussein Obama. SOURCE

IV. Remember tax day, April 15th, to keep it holy. SOURCE

V. Honour thy father and thy mother until they are too old and sick to care for. They will cost our public-funded health-care system too much money. SOURCE

VI. Thou shalt not kill, unless you have an unwanted, unborn baby. For it would be an abomination to punish your daughter with a baby. SOURCE

VII. Thou shalt not commit adultery if you are conservative or a Republican. Liberals and Democrats are hereby forgiven for all of their infidelity and immorality, but the careers of conservatives will be forever destroyed. SOURCE

VIII. Thou shalt not steal, until you've been elected to public office. Only then is it acceptable to take money from hard-working, successful citizens and give it to those who do not work, illegal immigrants, or those who do not have the motivation to better their own lives. SOURCE

IX. Thou shalt not discriminate against thy neighbor unless they are conservative, Caucasian, or Christian. SOURCE

X. Thou shalt not covet because it is simply unnecessary. I will place such a heavy tax burden on those that have achieved the American Dream that, by the end of my term as President, nobody will have any wealth or material goods left for you to covet. SOURCE

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Monday, July 13, 2009

Student pictures for the 2008-2009 school year are posted at I got them up earlier than August this year!
I went back to using DotPhoto rather than Winkflash because DotPhoto is a bit easier to use.

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Thursday, July 09, 2009

Handheld fusion reactor on the way?

This is interesting! Since this is short I put the whole article up. The original is here:

Handheld fusion reactor on the way?

Handheld fusion reactor on the way?

If Pentagon whiz kid researchers at DARPA have anything to do with it, handheld fusion reactors could be more than just the stuff of science fiction. Controlling a fusion reaction, the same energy source that powers the sun, is a longtime dream of ambitious scientists. Fusion holds the key to nearly limitless energy.

Someone at DARPA must think a handheld fusion device is possible, because DARPA indicates that its Chip-Scale High Energy Atomic Beams could lead to "handheld power sources." Only problem is, the project doesn't appear in the 2010 budget, but that doesn't necessarily mean the researchers have given up on the idea.

There's little info about this mind-blowing project, but it certainly changes our assumptions about nuclear fusion. We were thinking you'd need a gigantic facility, lots of high-powered lasers, and zillions of dollars to control a fusion reaction. To hold this sort of thing in your hand? The fact that scientists are even talking about this possibility, and pursuing it with multimillion-dollar budgets, is astonishing.

More evidence that if you let science go it can create miracles!

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Wednesday, July 08, 2009

Clean, Safe, Affordable Power

Who would have thunk it? I've long been a promoter of research into nuclear batteries. It looks like we're going to have them within five years. They will generate enough power for about 20,000 homes all in a package that can be delivered on a truck!
The following is from the Hyperion website:

Clean, Safe, Affordable Power

Where you need it, When you need it.
Who would have thought that the benefits of generating electricity from huge nuclear power plants...
no greenhouse gases to contribute to climate change

the most controlled and regulated type of power on the planet

the cheapest in terms of dollars & environmental impact

available 24 /7 rain or shine, windy or calm

…could ever be provided in a small, compact, energy module that can be transported by truck, rail or ship to remote locations wherever reliable electricity and heat for communities and industry is needed?

The following:...

Hyperion Fast Facts

Small -1.5 meters across, approx size of a residential “hot tub”

Produces 70 MWt or 25 MWe, enough to power 20,000 average American homes or the equivalent

Buried underground out of sight and harm’s way

Transportable by train, ship, truck

Sealed module, never opened on site

Enough power for 5+ years

After 5 years, removed & refueled at original factory

Uniquely safe, self-moderating using a natural chemical reaction discovered 50 years ago

No mechanical parts in the core to malfunction

Water not used as coolant; cannot go “supercritical” or get too hot

No greenhouse gases or global warming emissions

Think: Large Battery!

...can be found here:

I would think our local power district, which currently buys power from Nevada Power (or whatever they call themselves now) and Hoover Dam, could buy one of these units and be completely self sufficient!

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Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Is Barack Obama a fascist?

Is Barack Obama a fascist?

According to the Britannica Online Encyclopedia:

Although fascist parties and movements differed significantly from each other, they had many characteristics in common, including extreme militaristic nationalism, contempt for electoral democracy and political and cultural liberalism, a belief in natural social hierarchy and the rule of elites, and the desire to create a Volksgemeinschaft (German: “people’s community”), in which individual interests would be subordinated to the good of the nation.

Hmmm, sounds like Obama!
According to the Concise Encyclopedia of Economics:

Fascism is socialism with a capitalist veneer. The word derives from fasces, the Roman symbol of collectivism and power: a tied bundle of rods with a protruding ax. In its day (the 1920s and 1930s), fascism was seen as the happy medium between boom-and-bust-prone liberal capitalism

Well, Obama has talked about the need for government intervention to prevent "bubble and bust" economics.

Jerry Doyle, former Wall Street broker, actor playing Michael Garibaldi on Babylon 5, and now the 7th biggest talk show host points out in Human Events that:

Economic fascism can be defined as government control over the four P’s: Product, Price, Profit Margin, and People

Then he uses Obama's takeover of Chrysler to prove that Obama has taken control of all of them. Let's examine this. Obama didn't like the product so he's requiring Chrysler to make cars no one wants (claiming they were already doing that and now he's going to fix it); he doesn't like the price so he's going to set the price, he now controls the profit margin and finally, he has taken control of the people that are allowed to have jobs and how much they are paid and has even seized the assets of investors and given those investment shares to the unions.

So is Obama a fascist? YES!!!!!!!!!

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Thursday, June 11, 2009

James W. von Brunn is a socialist!

After James W. von Brunn murdered a security guard at the holocaust museum the news media predictably began calling the man a "right winger." In reality if you look at the man's writings, the man is a leftist socialist! of course the left wing media refuses to admit that Hitler and the Nazis were also socialists.

This may be the reason I see many similarities between Hitler's rise in Germany and Obama's rise here...

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Sunday, May 24, 2009

Our first neo-Marxist president?

The latest Larry Elder column is here:

A particularly interesting excerpt follows

Our first neo-Marxist president?

By Larry Elder


In the early 1900s, a businessman, Carl Fisher, owned the Prest-O-Lite headlight company. He organized an association to finance coast-to-coast paved roads so that motorists could drive both day and night, ideally using his headlights. The association soon disbanded, when Congress passed the Federal Road Aid Act of 1916. What would have happened had government not built an interstate highway system? A consortium of truckers/gas stations/hotels/motels/roadside restaurants would likely have built one with their own money in order to make more money. They would have charged tolls for maintenance. Motorists actually using the roads would bear their costs.

Private business built the first leg of the New York subway system. And it made money — at least before local government used taxpayer money to build competing systems and undercut the fare charged by the private operator. Tax dollars hid the true cost, allowing the city-owned service to charge less. Ultimately, the private operators sold out to the city.

Did Eisenhower have the constitutional authority to build the interstate highway system? Yes, but not to improve economic development — and he knew it. In fact, the official name of the interstate highways is the Dwight D. Eisenhower National System of Interstate and Defense Highways. Ike argued that the country needed paved highways to move missiles around to protect the country. From a military standpoint, the argument was dubious. Missiles could be launched from fixed positions, as technology continually increased range, speed, accuracy and power.


This is a highly recommended article!

You can also visit Elder's site at:

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Friday, May 01, 2009

Andrew McCarthy's letter to AG Eric Holder

Andrew McCarthy's letter to AG Eric Holder. Great reading!

Dear Attorney General Holder:
This letter is respectfully submitted to inform you that I must decline the invitation to participate in the May 4 roundtable meeting the President’s Task Force on Detention Policy is convening with current and former prosecutors involved in international terrorism cases. An invitation was extended to me by trial lawyers from the Counterterrorism Section, who are members of the Task Force, which you are leading.

Read the rest at:

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Friday, April 17, 2009

My son got hitched

My son got married on Saturday in the Columbia River Temple.

She is a wonderful girl and I'm very happy for both of them!

I like her family too!

That's where these pictures come from.

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Sunday, April 05, 2009

Rookie President

Thomas Sowell's latest here:

Here's are some exerpts:

Barack Obama is a rookie in a sense that few other Presidents in American history have ever been. It is not just that he has never been President before. He has never had any position of major executive responsibility in any kind of organization where he was personally responsible for the outcome.

Other first-term Presidents have been governors, generals, cabinet members or others in positions of personal responsibility. A few have been senators, like Barack Obama, but usually for longer than Obama, and had not spent half their few years in the senate running for President.


What did his televised overture to the Iranians accomplish, except to reassure them that he was not going to do a damn thing to stop them from getting a nuclear bomb? It is a mistake that can go ringing down the corridors of history.

Future generations who live in the shadow of that nuclear threat may wonder what we were thinking about, putting our lives-- and theirs-- in the hands of a rookie because we liked his style and symbolism?

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Friday, March 27, 2009

Thursday, March 26, 2009

Dear A.I.G., I Quit!

One of the $1 a year employees at AIG sends his resignation letter. He's angry, and he has every right to be angry!

I take this action after 11 years of dedicated, honorable service to A.I.G. I can no longer effectively perform my duties in this dysfunctional environment, nor am I being paid to do so. Like you, I was asked to work for an annual salary of $1, and I agreed out of a sense of duty to the company and to the public officials who have come to its aid. Having now been let down by both, I can no longer justify spending 10, 12, 14 hours a day away from my family for the benefit of those who have let me down.

Read the rest here:

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Saturday, March 14, 2009

The American Spectator: Osama Bin Elvis

This is an interesting article. My impression is that the author dismisses Osama Bin Ladin as innocent of the 9-11 attack and that he was probably murdered to prevent the U.S. from capturing and interrogating him. He suggests the attack, though it was conducted by Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, originated in Iraq!

Check it out at the The American Spectator here:

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Thursday, January 29, 2009

No, Antarctica is not warming!

Once again environmentalists are being dishonest. Gee who would have thunk it? A recent study claimed to show that the Antarctic is indeed warming. I carefully read the article concerning the study and noticed that it was only explaining away the evidence that Antarctica is in fact cooling. My skeptical antennae went up. Now I read this article ( that cites numerous scientists who also have problems with the study, especially since some of the parties involved have, to put it nicely, tweaked their data in the past to make it fit their foregone conclusions.

We are seeing more and more evidence of cooling so why is the global warming crowd getting louder? Follow the money! Follow the money. They are about to loose it all, their grants, their reputation, and hopefully, their political clout!

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Wednesday, January 14, 2009

New York Times is dishonest? Really?!

The New York Times has been dishonestly portraying veterans as more likely to commit murders, yet the actual numbers are 28 murders committed per 100,000 people in the general population but only 8 murders committed per 100,000 veterans. Ann Coulter wrote a great article about this and the real cause of crime, single motherhood. Read it at here's an exerpt:

A 1990 study by the left-wing Progressive Policy Institute showed that, after controlling for single motherhood, the difference in black and white crime disappeared.

It's an amazing article.

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