Thursday, March 29, 2007

Another Day at the Gym

Wednesday, March 28, 2007

07-13 Chronicle

07-13 Patriot Post Chronicle

Read this, if only to take in the first quote ...


“America united with a handful of troops, or without a single soldier, exhibits a more forbidding posture to foreign ambition than America disunited, with a hundred thousand veterans ready for combat.”
James Madison

Global Warming Heresy

I thought I'd post this opinion piece in its entirety, because it basically sums up the essential issues surrounding the "Global Warming" debate. Thank you, Walter Williams, for making explaining this topic to me so succinctly.

Global Warming Heresy
By Walter E. Williams
Wednesday, March 28, 2007

Most climatologists agree that the earth's temperature has increased about a degree over the last century. The debate is how much of it is due to mankind's activity. Britain's Channel 4 television has just produced "The Great Global Warming Swindle," a documentary that devastates most of the claims made by the environmentalist movement. The scientists interviewed include top climatologists from MIT and other prestigious universities around the world. The documentary hasn't aired in the U.S., but it's available on the Internet.

Among the many findings that dispute environmentalists' claims are: Manmade carbon dioxide emissions are roughly 5 percent of the total; the rest are from natural sources such as volcanoes, dying vegetation and animals. Annually, volcanoes alone produce more carbon dioxide than all of mankind's activities. Oceans are responsible for most greenhouse gases. Contrary to environmentalists' claims, the higher the Earth's temperature, the higher the carbon dioxide levels. In other words, carbon dioxide levels are a product of climate change. Some of the documentary's scientists argue that the greatest influence on the Earth's temperature is our sun's sunspot activity. The bottom line is, the bulk of scientific evidence shows that what we've been told by environmentalists is pure bunk.

Throughout the Earth's billions of years there have been countless periods of global warming and cooling. In fact, in the year 1,000 A.D., a time when there were no SUVs, the Earth's climate was much warmer than it is now. Most of this century's warming occurred before 1940. For several decades after WWII, when there was massive worldwide industrialization, there was cooling.

There's a much more important issue that poses an even greater danger to mankind. That's the effort by environmentalists to suppress disagreement with their view. According to a March 11 article in London's Sunday Telegraph, Timothy Ball, a former climatology professor at the University of Winnipeg in Canada, has received five death threats since he started questioning whether man was affecting climate change. Richard Lindzen, professor of Atmospheric Science at MIT, said, "Scientists who dissent from the alarmism have seen their funds disappear, their work derided, and themselves labeled as industry stooges." Nigel Calder, a former editor of New Scientist, said, "Governments are trying to achieve unanimity by stifling any scientist who disagrees. Einstein could not have got funding under the present system."

Suppressing dissent is nothing new. Italian cosmologist Giordano Bruno taught that stars were at different distances from each other surrounded by limitless territory. He was imprisoned in 1592, and eight years later he was tried as a heretic and burned at the stake. Because he disagreed that the Earth was the center of the universe, Galileo was ordered to stand trial on suspicion of heresy in 1633. Under the threat of torture, he recanted and was placed under house arrest for the rest of his life.

Today's version of yesteryear's inquisitors include people like the Weather Channel's Dr. Heidi Cullen, who advocates that the American Meteorological Society (AMS) strip their seal of approval from any TV weatherman expressing skepticism about the predictions of manmade global warming. Columnist Dave Roberts, in his Sept. 19, 2006, online publication, said, "When we've finally gotten serious about global warming, when the impacts are really hitting us and we're in a full worldwide scramble to minimize the damage, we should have war crimes trials for these bastards -- some sort of climate Nuremberg."

There are literally billions of taxpayer dollars being handed out to global warming alarmists, not to mention their dream of controlling our lives. Their agenda is threatened by dissent. They have the politician's ear; not we, who will suffer if they have their way.

Dr. Williams serves on the faculty of George Mason University as John M. Olin Distinguished Professor of Economics and is the author of More Liberty Means Less Government: Our Founders Knew This Well.

I told him NOT to get a tatoo!!!!

It says "soldier"

Monday, March 26, 2007

ABC News: Vermont Maple Syrup Hard Hit by Climate Change

ABC News: Vermont Maple Syrup Hard Hit by Climate Change


I think I'm going to start keeping track of all these Climate Change Causing (Fill in the Blank) stories ...

New York Times Correction

Editors’ Note - New York Times

"If it bleeds, it leads -- Even if we have to make it up." --New York Times

People who read and believed the story - 1.5 million
People who read the retraction - 10

What Is Khalid Sheikh Mohammed Saying?

Exclusive: Saddam Possessed WMD, Had Extensive Terror Ties -- 10/04/2004

Wasn't this on the front page of the New York Times?

Exclusive: Saddam Possessed WMD, Had Extensive Terror Ties -- 10/04/2004

The First World Trade Center Attack and Saddam Hussein's War against America

AEI - Books

I want to buy this book ... Study of Revenge ... just keep saying over and over again that Iraq had nothing to do with 9/11, (or had WMDs) and eventually if enough people believe it, it will be true.

Sunday, March 25, 2007

Shiitake Mushroom Logs - Facts and Nutritional health benefits

Shiitake Mushroom Logs - Facts and Nutritional health benefits

Did you know this about the Shiitake?

Shiitakes provide high levels of protein (18%), potassium, niacin and B vitamins, calcium, magnesium and phosphorus. They have natural antiviral and immunity-boosting properties and are used nutritionally to fight viruses, lower cholesterol and regulate blood pressure. Lentinan, an immunostimulant derived from shiitakes, has been used to treat cancer, AIDS, diabetes, chronic fatigue syndrome, fibrocystic breast disease, and other conditions with impressive results. Researchers S. Suzuki and Oshima found that a raw shiitake eaten daily for one week lowered serum cholesterol by 12%.

What I wrote to Senator Hagel

Senator Hagel:


I support the President, the troops and our efforts in Iraq 100%.

I am deeply disappointed that a republican United States senator (and presidential hopeful!) does not understand the nature of this Islamofascist threat to our nation, and Western Civilization. I am ashamed of your remarks this past weekend. Your irresponsible remarks, and your behavior since this war began have done nothing but empower and embolden the George Soros leftists in this country, and our enemies abroad.

No one in the Bush administration ever said this conflict (not just Iraq) was going to be a cakewalk. Stop talking defeat and retreat. You remarks only serve the enemy and prolong the conflict and give hope to these Islamist nuts that someday there will be a Nebraskan caliphate under Sharia Law. Even liberal newscaster Ted Koppel recognizes we will (and should) be in the Middle East for many years to come.

Wake up and stop being a propagandist tool of the Left and the Al-Qaeda ilk.

I know this might sound strange to you, but did you ever think you could say something POSITIVE about or efforts in the Middle East so as to DEMORALIZE the enemy, as opposed to giving them confidence?

Again, I cannot help but say that your constant attacks on the President have done about as much good for the us (The United States of America) as the New York Times 24/7 50-odd front page lead stories of the Abu Ghraib Prison Scandal.

In short, I feel you are doing a terrible disservice to the people of Nebraska, the United States, and those who so bravely protect our freedom and way of life.


Ed Spatola

Hilarious McDonalds Rap Video

On the lighter side ... Please feel free to smile.

Friday, March 16, 2007

Update on #1 Lang vs. Caldwell

A heartbreaker!!! Darrion thrills the crowds once again. Here is the recap from the NCAA/ website:

Session 3 Mat 8
(Northwestern) Ryan Lang
Weight 141
(North Carolina State) Darrion Caldwell
Score FALL Period 1 Score 1:40

Match Notes
1st: Caldwell puts Lang on his back right away, gets the takedown, but not the nearfall. Escape Lang and then Caldwell in right again, comes out on top in a scramble taking the 4-2 lead over the top seed. Beauty of a throw by Caldwell and this time gets the nearfall, but just 2 nearfall. Great move by Caldwell. Now Lang escapes,l catches Caldwell on his back with a cement mixer and misses it the first time and gets it the second time. Lang close to the fall and gets the fall!!!! at 2:29 what a match!!!! Crowd gives a standing ovation. If Caldwell would have got off his back there would have been 16 pts scored.

Rahway Wrestling Star Caldwell advances in NCAA Div I Wrestling Championships @ 141 lbs

Freshman 141-pounder Darrion Caldwell advanced to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Wrestling Championships with a pair of victories on the opening day of the event in Detroit, Mich.
Caldwell, who improved to 20-4 on the season and now has won six matches in a row and 13 of his last 14, defeated eighth-seeded Andy Simmons of Michigan State by injury default to move into the quarterfinal round on Friday morning. Earlier in the day, Caldwell pinned Kenneth Hashimoto of Northern Colorado and took just 28 seconds before putting Hashimoto on his back with a cradle move. The pin was Caldwell’s 10th of the season.

Caldwell will face top seed and No. 1-ranked Ryan Lang of Northwestern in the quarterfinals on Friday. Caldwell wrestled Lang back on November 18 in Chapel Hill and lost 7-3.

Monday, March 12, 2007

Ted Koppel: His personal views on Iraq

Ted Koppel Tells Shocking Truth About Iraq and War on Terror (Updated w-videos) |

Ted Koppel Tells Shocking Truth About Iraq and War on Terror (Updated w-videos) |

The Politically Incorrect Guide to Global Warming (and Environmentalism)

The Politically Incorrect Guide to Global Warming (and Environmentalism)

Scientists threatened for 'climate denial' | Uk News | News | Telegraph

Scientists threatened for 'climate denial' | Uk News | News | Telegraph

Frostbite ends Bancroft-Arnesen trek - Yahoo! News

Frostbite ends Bancroft-Arnesen trek - Yahoo! News

From a Rapt Audience, a Call to Cool the Hype - New York Times

From a Rapt Audience, a Call to Cool the Hype - New York Times

A must-see video for all who follow The Faith

Atlantic City