Saturday, February 05, 2011

Muslim Bro-hood = Tea Party

MSNBC talking heads are a desperate insane bunch:

"In May 1991, MB issued to its ideological allies an explanatory memorandum on "the General Strategic Goal for the Group in North America." Asserting that the Brotherhood's mission was to establish "an effective and ... stable Islamic Movement" on the continent, this document outlined a "Civilization-Jihadist Process" for achieving that objective. It stated that Muslims "must understand that their work in America is a kind of grand Jihad in eliminating and destroying the Western civilization from within and 'sabotaging' its miserable house by their hands ... so that ... God's religion [Islam] is made victorious over all other religions." Through stealth jihad, the Brotherhood would seek to impose Islamic values and customs on the West in piecemeal fashion -- gradually, incrementally gaining ever-greater influence over the culture. [...]"(from

Friday, February 04, 2011

Gabrielle Gifford’s Husband Mark Kelly Speaks at the National Prayer Breakfast

Also see Gabby's touching VIDEO: Her interview with The Daily before shooting 

Amazing progress through therapy
By Elizabeth Saab Thursday, February 3, 2011

"Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is doing "rigorous" speech therapy every day and her recovery is progressing — and her days also have included use of her favorite gadget: the iPad.

"A few weeks before the congresswoman was shot in a Tucson, Ariz., rampage, she told The Daily that she bonded with her husband, Mark Kelly, over their new iPad. Giffords and her husband enjoyed sitting in bed with their tablet computer, she told The Daily in an in-camera interview conducted in the rotunda of the Capitol.

"During her recovery, Giffords has been using her iPad to look at pictures — which her neurologist, Dr. Michael Lemole, told reporters two weeks ago was a “fantastic” advance as it showed “higher cognitive function.”

"The Arizona lawmaker, who was shot in the head on Jan. 8, was transferred last week from intensive care to the TIRR Memorial Hermann hospital in Houston, where neurosurgeon Dr. Dong Kim said she is recovering at “lightning speed.”

"Giffords has been able to sit up and stand with the assistance of hospital staff. She even gave her husband a neck rub from her hospital bed.

"Yesterday, Kelly tweeted: “Today was a huge day for GG. Lots of progress!”

"In an earlier statement, he thanked his wife’s supporters for their “continued prayers and good wishes.”

“The doctors, nurses and support staff at TIRR are among the best in the world. They have emphasized to us that this next phase is more of a marathon than a sprint.”

Dr. Kim said Giffords’ “speech function, along with everything else, is improving.”

Update-Astronaut Mark Kelly Decides to Fly Space Shuttle, Explains Decision

Dueling Cellists

Thursday, February 03, 2011

It's Time...

Egypt Crisis and Oil - Herman Cain

"Egypt is in the midst of what can only be described as a political and social meltdown. While elected officials and diplomatic leaders from the U.S. determine our appropriate course of action, we are reminded that the stability enjoyed by Americans is simply not the norm in other parts of the world.

"While our thoughts and hearts go out to the Egyptian people, we as a nation must examine how their affairs deeply affect the vital components of our economy and our way of life. One of the most apparent consequences of such turmoil is the impact on our energy supply and consumption.

"With nearly 40 percent of the world's oil transported through Egypt's Suez Canal, government collapse and societal chaos could shut down the world's busiest oil pass-through. If such a catastrophe were to take place, the U.S. is hardly poised to stand on its own when it comes to energy.

"After the BP oil spill, President Obama's overreaction spurred a ban on offshore drilling and, as a result, a 79 percent drop in domestic oil production. While he argued that it was necessary for regulators to ensure the safety of rigs, it's been nearly a year and there seems to be no sign of lifting this moratorium.

"In addition to the loss of revenues and joblessness resulting from the moratorium and other drilling restrictions, the U.S. will inevitably rely even more heavily on foreign oil to satisfy America's growing energy needs. While OPEC claims it would be willing to send more fuel to the U.S. in the event of an Egyptian oil shutdown, this would only exacerbate the stranglehold foreign oil maintains on U.S. consumers and our government.

"The greatest way America could eliminate this dependency and better insulate ourselves from unrest in other parts of the world would be to increase our own domestic energy production. According to Robert Bluey of the Heritage Foundation, allowing access to oil and natural gas resources currently off-limits would increase U.S. crude oil production by as much as 2 million barrels per day in 2030, offsetting nearly one-fifth of the nation's imports.

"Further, the American Petroleum Institute conservatively estimates that if energy companies were allowed to drill in areas currently restricted by the federal government, they would find 116.4 billion barrels, enough oil to power more than 65 million cars for 60 years. Additionally, they project they would discover 650.9 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, enough to heat 60 million homes for 160 years.

"It is disconcerting that President Obama did not make a single mention of domestic drilling or lifting the moratorium in his recent State of the Union address. While the free market should examine the options alternative energy sources provide, it is clear that significant domestic drilling is an unmistakable necessity in achieving American energy independence.[...] (full article)

Herman Cain is a corporate executive, radio talk show host, and syndicated columnist from Atlanta, Georgia. Mr. Cain previously served as the Chairman of the Federal Reserve of Kansas City and as the president and CEO of the National Restaurant Association. In January 2011, Mr. Cain established a presidential exploratory committee.

Wednesday, February 02, 2011

Limits Of Power - Dr. Sowell

Tuesday, February 01, 2011

New Transportation for Snowbound Citizens

Monday, January 31, 2011

John Edwards was right. There really are two Americas...

"...but not in the way he meant it."

"The new tone of civility the liberals are pursuing apparently includes wishing violent death on Sarah Palin. Recently in Missoula, Montana, an otherwise high quality performance of Gilbert and Sullivan's Mikado by the Missoula Children's Theater had the script altered with the approval of the MCT director Curt Olds to call for the beheading of Sarah Palin in the tune "As some Day it May Happen (I've Got a Little List)" and thus singing about her "not being missed," as the Wall St. Journal informs us.[...]" (article)

Sunday, January 30, 2011

Valentina Igoshina - Grande Valse Brilliante