Saturday, August 26, 2006

911 - Enya - World Trade Center - Tribute - Awesome Video

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Where's the Justice?

Please sign this petition to help two of America's finest avoid prison for risking their lives and doing their jobs.
Read more about it here.
They are facing up to 20 years in prison and a 5 million dollar law suit for doing their duty.
But according to the U.S. assistant district attorney Deborah Kanof, "It is a violation of Border Patrol regulations to go after someone who is fleeing," she said. "The Border Patrol pursuit policy prohibits the pursuit of someone."
Gosh, no wonder the border is so open.
Osbaldo Aldrete-Davila, a Mexican citizen, on Feb. 17, 2005, in the small Texas town of Fabens, was driving a van suspected of having illegal drugs in it. After being pulled over he began to run. He assaulted border agent Compean and began running.
He was pursued by Ignacio Ramos, an eight-year veteran of the U.S. Naval Reserve and a former nominee for Border Patrol Agent of the Year.
When Aldret-Davila turned with something shiny in his hand, Ramos fired his gun at him. Since Aldret-Davila kept running the agent assumed he missed him.
18 Months later after the suspect's family contacted the family of another Arizona border agent, these two decorated Border Guards were charged and convicted of assault with serious bodily injury; assault with a deadly weapon; discharge of a firearm in relation to a crime of violence; and a civil rights violation.
The van had 800 lbs. of marijuana in it.
Aldrete-Davila assaulted a Border Guard and ran.
He threatened another agent.
Why is a border agent from Phoenix friends with a drug smuggler?
Why did this agent notify Homeland Security?
Why did Homeland Security go into Mexico to contact a known drug smuggler?
We need your help to send a message to the White House that we support the very people we need on our border to help stop this invasion. All you have to do is sign the petition and send it via email.
Our future depends on it.
The "victim" was granted immunity from all crimes and allowed to sue for $5 million in damages. Where is the justice?
P.S. the original date of sentencing was August 21st. but it was posponed until Sept. 9th. Still time to send a message.

Thursday, August 24, 2006


The new Jonathan Swift or raving nut-ball?
From the Citizen Scientist website:

In a speech given by Dr. Eric Pianka who was named the 2006 Distinguished Texas Scientist award to the Academy he suggested that “We're no better than bacteria!”
"Pianka then began laying out his concerns about how human overpopulation is ruining the Earth. He presented a doomsday scenario in which he claimed that the sharp increase in human population since the beginning of the industrial age is devastating the planet. He warned that quick steps must be taken to restore the planet before it's too late." He asserted that the only feasible solution to saving the Earth is to reduce the population to 10 percent of the present number.

"AIDS is not an efficient killer, he explained, because it is too slow. His favorite candidate for eliminating 90 percent of the world's population is airborne Ebola ( Ebola Reston ), because it is both highly lethal and it kills in days, instead of years. However, Professor Pianka did not mention that Ebola victims die a slow and torturous death as the virus initiates a cascade of biological calamities inside the victim that eventually liquefy the internal organs."
"When Pianka finished his remarks, the audience applauded. It wasn't merely a smattering of polite clapping that audiences diplomatically reserve for poor or boring speakers. It was a loud, vigorous and enthusiastic applause."
"With this, the questioning was over. Immediately almost every scientist, professor and college student present stood to their feet and vigorously applauded the man who had enthusiastically endorsed the elimination of 90 percent of the human population. Some even cheered."

Might I suggest that Proffessor Pianka volunteer for the first round of Earth cleansing.

Friday, August 18, 2006


From the Willamette Week.


"Forget about blue Oregon: The Republicans are taking over.

BY NIGEL JAQUISS | njaquiss at
[July 12th, 2006] The May primary election hit Kevin Looper like a head-butt.
But what Looper learned from the May primary extinguished his habitual smile. Most of us just saw a tepid election with low turnout, especially among young voters. Looper saw confirmation of something far more profound: a reliably blue state on the verge of turning red."
"In the liberal Portland echo chamber, such a notion might seem absurd. But a Republican-controlled Oregon would probably be an entirely different place on issues ranging from abortion, school funding and the environment to the judiciary and the Legislature."
" What the daily neglected to mention is that on a statewide basis, Portland's Democratic super-majority matters less each day. The trend is so clear that if the Democratic Party of Oregon were a publicly traded corporation, owners would be lining up to dump their stock.

Over the past three decades, the number of registered Democrats in the state has not only failed to keep pace with population growth, it has actually declined in absolute terms. According to the secretary of state's election statistics, there were 794,218 Oregon Democrats in 1976; as of this past May, there were 760,066.

Thirty years ago, 56 percent of registered Oregon voters were Democrats; today, that number is less than 39 percent. "
Here is a quote that you won't see repeated in many MSM papers: "Republicans vote more because they are typically better educated and more affluent," says Bill Lunch, chairman of the political science department at Oregon State University.

I believe that the reason is not because the Republicans are offering such great candidates but because the Democrats have totally lost touch with the average Oregonian and only pander to the extreme Left causes. They also offer no solutions to the immediate problems.

Thursday, August 17, 2006


It's your money, know where it goes. This could be a great step in adding more transparency to our bloated government spending if it could just get out of committee.
There is a bill in the U.S.Senate (S 2590) which would allow you to go online at a single site and see how your taxes are being spent. However, one or more Senators, acting in secrecy, put a hold on the bill and refused to allow it to come up for debate and action.
Please go to the AFA website and send an email or phone your senator concerning this bill. Maybe we can get some action on this bill and even gain a small amount of accountability from our representatives.

Tuesday, August 01, 2006

Too Much Free Speech in Portland

From the Oregonian

Tuesday, August 01, 2006
The mayor of Portland doesn't like being yelled at any more than George Bush.
His answer is to limit the public to one appearance before city council per month.
Apparently you can have too much free speech in Tom Potter's Portland.
"This isn't about free speech. Once a month, these folks can come in and speak their little hearts out."
A little condescending I must say.
Judging from his tone, the mayor would have been quite happy to leap over the City Council table and personally yank Hill from the room. The exchange prompted one council member to turn to another and quip, "I thought he only talked like that to me."

Commissioner Sam Adams says he doesn't think the change is needed and may cast the only "no" vote Wednesday.

"So there are some people who show up again and again. That's their right," he said. "It's only 15 minutes a week, you know."