Saturday, August 19, 2017

You Would Think The First 16 Times Would Be Enough

If you don't first succeed, then try, try, try,try,try, try,try....again
From the OrlandoSentinel:  An alleged drunken driver had some trouble parking his SUV early this morning.
Florida Highway Patrol troopers say 25-year-old Tony Futch hit 17 cars while trying to park his blue Chevrolet Blazer in an apartment complex in Osceola County.
Around 4 a.m., Futch rammed through the gate of the Gate Condominium complex at 1550 Calder Blvd., off of Osceola Polk Line Road near Interstate 4 in Davenport.According to the arrest report, Futch drove in circles and when he came near the exit of the residence’s parking lot, he crashed against multiple vehicles to his right. He drove around the roundabout, went straight and hit another car to his right.
He made three other turns and hit a number of parked cars before approaching a parking spot, where he hit two more cars.
Osceola deputies pepper-sprayed Futch because he became “combative” as he was being detained. The report says he told authorities “I’ll tell you everything I did, I will tell you anything you want.”
Futch — whose breath smelled of alcohol — refused to provide a breath sample. He was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving by the FHP and faces an additional charge from Osceola County for resisting arrest. http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/breaking-news/os-driver-hits-cars-parking-20170818-story.html
Just wondering why he didn't get charged with hit and run.

The War On Cops Continues

From Fox News: Three people were in custody Friday night, including a “strong suspect,” after one police officer was fatally shot and another suffered grave injuries in Kissimmee, Fla., south of Orlando...


The two officers were in the area of Palmway and Cypress, checking out a report of a suspicious person at approximately 9:27 p.m. Soon afterward, a 9-1-1 call came in, saying the officers had been shot, O’Dell said.
The area is known for high drug activity, the chief said.
O’Dell said the officers did not return fire, and it appears they were “surprised.” ....
Also on Friday night, two police officers were shot in Jacksonville, Fla., and two state troopers were shot in Pennsylvania.
It's sad to say, but in some communities, policeofficer's lives really don't matte.

Sunday, August 13, 2017

This Is More Tragic Than Charolettesville

From the Chicago Tribune:   The sermon was just about to begin Sunday morning as the 34-year-old usher walked up the steps of South Austin’s Friendship Baptist Church accompanied by his three young children.
According to church members and the pastor, the sanctuary was where the man had sought to turn over a new leaf. It was where his children, all under the age of 10, had been baptized. And Sunday, it was where his life was cut short.
Around 11:15 a.m., two gunmen wearing bandanas ran toward the broad wooden doors of the church and opened fire in the direction of the usher and a 46-year-old man who was visiting the church, police and witnesses said. The men attempted to take cover behind a nearby retaining wall as the usher cried for his children to take cover inside the church.
The children made it to safety, said the Rev. Reginald Bachus. The usher was taken to Stroger Hospital and the 46-year-old was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital. Both were pronounced dead, police said. Their names have not yet been released.
“They were on their way up the steps to the church, and two gentlemen ran up from Jackson (Boulevard) and basically unloaded on them,” Bachus said....
But when the usher’s children burst through the doors, gunfire could be heard only feet away, prompting members, including many seniors and children, to drop to the floor as one of the usher’s children repeatedly cried, “I want my dad!”   http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-two-men-slain-on-church-steps-when-gunmen-basically-unloaded-on-them-pastor-20170813-story.html
2 men going to church with their children are shot down as they entered a house of worship and there is no outrage.
Racist thugs from both the right and left battle in the streets and woman protester hanging with tbe leftist thugs dies and that draws national outrage.
Our country is so screwed up.

More Feel Good Taxpayer Money Down The Crapper

From the Pahrump Valley Times:  The Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project near Tonopah had no energy sales during the second quarter of this year, following the first quarter’s similar path, a recently released federal report indicates.
Tonopah Solar Energy, a subsidiary company through which the plant is operated, didn’t have any sales from November 2016 through June 2017, according to the first and second quarter reports produced by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. That is the U.S. Department of Energy’s arm that oversees the wholesale of the power and transmission of power plants across the nation.
Officials with NV Energy, the sole customer of Crescent Dunes, confirmed that NV Energy began receiving energy from Crescent Dunes on July 12 for the first time since the facility was shut down for repairs and maintenance in late October 2016....
The Crescent Dunes project received a $737 million federal loan guarantee from the U.S. Department of Energy in 2011, a step that was seen as critical for its operation.  http://m.pvtimes.com/news/records-shed-light-crescent-dunes-solar-plant-nye-county#sthash.8GGSCmO8.dpbs
This solar farm is literally out in the middle of nowhere.  The population within 100 miles of Tonopath is less than 10,000 people and that cannot support a huge solar farm.
Thank you Obama for a boondoggle that is a waste of money.

Liberals To Blame For Charolettesville Violence

Once again, liberals resort to violence and this time one of their own paid the price, along with 2 Virginia state troopers who died when their helicopter crashed and burned.
From the Washington Post:
Chaos and violence turned to tragedy Saturday as hundreds of white nationalists, neo-Nazis and Ku Klux Klan members — planning to stage what they described as their largest rally in decades to “take America back” — clashed with counterprotesters in the streets and a car plowed into crowds, leaving one person dead and 19 others injured.
Hours later, two state police officers died when their helicopter crashed at the outskirts of town. Officials identified them as Berke M.M. Bates of Quinton, Va., who was the pilot, and H. Jay Cullen of Midlothian, Va., who was a passenger. State police said their Bell 407 helicopter was assisting with the unrest in Charlottesville. Bates died one day before his 41st birthday; Cullen was 48.....
They were met by counterprotesters at the base of a statue of Thomas Jefferson, who founded the university. One counterprotester apparently deployed a chemical spray, which sent about a dozen rallygoers seeking medical assistance.On Saturday morning, people in combat gear — some wearing bicycle and motorcycle helmets and carrying clubs, sticks and makeshift shields — fought one another on downtown streets, with little apparent police interference. Both sides sprayed chemical irritants and hurled plastic bottles through the air.
A large contingent of Charlottesville police officers and Virginia State Police troopers in riot gear were stationed on side streets and at nearby barricades but did nothing to break up the melee until about 11:40 a.m. Using megaphones, police then declared an unlawful assembly and gave a five-minute warning to leave Emancipation Park. https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/fights-in-advance-of-saturday-protest-in-charlottesville/2017/08/12/155fb636-7f13-11e7-83c7-5bd5460f0d7e_story.html?utm_term=.0b3f4e6d9682
What the Post refused to write is that some left wing thug threw a rock at the car just before the thug driving it ran over people.  From pictures, it looked like the rock went through the windshield opening up a self defense claim.
The racist thugs had a permit to march and the thug liberals including the dead lady didn't want them to rally.  So, to counteract the nazi thugs, the left wing thugs resorted to violence, which they have been known to frequently to.  Included in the left wing thug groups was the nazi equivalent was the terrorist group of black lives dont matter.
And the cops from the liberal city of Charolettesville let the violence get out of hand, which cops do in liberal cities.  When libral terrorists rally, like the terrorist group black lives don't matter, the cops will do everything to protect them, to the point of dying like in Dallas.  But when right wing thugs want to protest in liberal cities, the cops do very little to protect them.
What if the liberal thugs didn't show up, along with media who were also fanning the flames?  Nothing would have been done, the nazi thugs wouldn’t have had an audience and no one would have cared.  The nazi thugs would have gone back to their hole in the ground not to be heard from again.
You think Martin Luther King would have resorted in violence like the leftist thugs engaged in?  I doubt it.  Even the despicable Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson wouldn't.
I have no sympathy for the lady who died.  she should not have gone or surrounded herself with left wing thugs.  That's a Darwin award nominee move.
I do feel sorry for the 2 troopers and their family and friends who died doing their jobs dealing with thugs from both sides.
When you have racists and thugs on both sides, who in their right mind thing nothing bad will happen?

Friday, August 11, 2017

I Wonder If Guam Is Bombed, Would It Tip Over?

A blast from the past.
From CBS News: Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.) is raising some eyebrows with a comment he made about the U.S. territory of Guam during a House Armed Services Committee hearing last Thursday.
In a discussion regarding a planned military buildup on the Pacific island, Johnson expressed some concerns about the plans to Adm. Robert Willard, head of the U.S. Pacific fleet.
"My fear is that the whole island will become so overly populated that it will tip over and capsize," Johnson said. Willard paused and replied, "We don't anticipate that."
More evidence that liberals just are not that smart.

North Korea: Who Would You Rather Have As President?

Elections have consequences.
Who would you have as president dealing with North Korea...President Trump or Hillary Clinton?
Without a doubt, President Trump is dealing with the North Koreans where other presidents have failed to deal with and Trump is now dealing with their failures.
Trump is doing the right thing by telling the fat boy leader what will happen if fat boy gets stupid and fires a missle at Guam, the U.S. or our allies.  But there is still talks with North Korea.
And Hillary?  She would surrender and try to bribe fat boy with taxpayer give aways.  Just like her husband, ex-president Obama and both president Bush's.
Thank goodness Trump is President.

Good News For Wisconsin

From jsonline, Milwaukee: The ceremonies are over and the land rush is in full stride as southeastern Wisconsin braces for the entry of Foxconn Technology Group.
Thursday at the Milwaukee Art Museum was all about pomp and circumstance as Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed a memorandum of agreement with Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou.
"This is something that will say to the world, 'We have arrived,' " Walker told civic leaders gathered in the museum's Windhover Hall overlooking Lake Michigan.
Walker said Foxconn and Gou chose Wisconsin "because we're ready. We got our act together."
Gou told the audience: "This is our home, my home, Wisconsin."
Gou saluted Wisconsin leaders for trying hard to make the deal and singled out Walker for his tireless work in landing the firm.
"I have never seen this kind of governor or leader, yet in this world," he said.
Final details have to be ironed out in this colossal deal, with Foxconn planning to invest $10 billion in a display panel plant in southeastern Wisconsin.
Foxconn could employ up to 13,000 workers, and draw up to $3 billion in subsidiesfrom state taxpayers over 15 years. It would initially employ 3,000 workers making an average of $53,900 a year plus benefits.
But all that investment needs land.
If Foxconn moves forward it would assemble a huge site by paying likely tens of thousands of dollars an acre for farm land that typically sells for much less.
But such price inflation isn't unusual when a big development is brewing.
Two people who own land in one of the potential Foxconn development sites have told the Journal Sentinel that they are being offered $50,000 an acre for their properties, which are mainly farm land.
http://www.jsonline.com/story/money/real-estate/commercial/2017/07/27/foxconn-offering-50-000-acre-mount-pleasant-factory-site/516421001/
Some unsolicited advice on where to build the plant: Don't build in Milwaukee or Dane County (where Madison is located) in Wisconsin.
The liberals in those counties will eat Foxconn alive with all their demands such as who to employ and how much to pay the employees, theft through taxes and regulations, regulations aimed only at this company and a little kickback money to line the liberal's pockets.
Congratulations to Gov. Scott Walker and his team and also to President Trump who probably had a hand in helping the company to build in Wisconsin.

9/11 Keeps On Killing

From the NY Daily News: Another firefighter has lost his life to a 9/11-related cancer.
Retired Firefighter Michael Duffy, a 20-year veteran of the department who spent time at Ground Zero after the terror attacks, died on Aug. 8, officials said Thursday.
Duffy joined the FDNY in 1982 and spent his entire career at Engine 310 and Ladder 174 on Snyder Ave. in East Flatbush, known as “Snyder Island.”...
On 9/11, 343 firefighters and 23 NYPD cops were killed when terrorists flew two jumbo jets into the World Trade Center.
As of July 15, 157 FDNY members — including firefighters, EMS personnel, civilian employees and fire marshals — have died of 9/11-related illnesses, department officials said.
By the end of 2016, 132 additional NYPD cops had died of illnesses that can be linked to their time at Ground Zero, officials said.  http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/brooklyn/fdny-firefighter-michael-duffy-dies-9-11-linked-cancer-63-article-1.3401663
It's been almost 16 years since the muslim terrorist attacks on 9/11/2001 and the tragic attack is still killing people who worked at the WTC.
RIP to firefighter Duffy and prayers for his family, friends and the FDNY family.

Saturday, August 5, 2017

A Real Hero

Alaska fishermen are tough.
From the Washington Post: Dramatic video from the U.S. Coast Guard captured the moment Monday when the captain of a capsized Alaskan fishing boat risked his life to rescue one of his crewmen from choppy, 47-degree waters near Kodiak Island. Captain Christian Trosvig and his crew of three had spent the afternoon trawling for salmon in the Kupreanof Strait off the coast of Alaska’s Raspberry Island when suddenly their vessel, the Grayling, started to take on water.
As the stern sank below the surface, a distress call went out to the other fishing boats in the area, according to KTUU. The Calista Marie arrived, and the men on board agreed to tow the troubled Grayling back to safety.
It should have been a quick trip, the shore only about a quarter-mile away. But soon after they got going, the Grayling rolled over without warning, throwing Trosvig and the three other fishermen into the frigid, turbulent sea, the Alaska Dispatch News reported.
Fighting 6-foot waves, Trosvig and one crewman managed to pull themselves onto a lifeboat from their sinking vessel, according to Dale Pruitt, the Calista Marie’s captain, who spoke to the Dispatch News. Another crewman swam to the Calista Marie and climbed aboard, he said.
But the fourth member of the Grayling was nowhere to be found....
Some 20 minutes passed with no sign of the fisherman.
Then, finally, his limp body drifted to the surface — 50 yards away, right next to the overturned Grayling.
Trosvig dove in. Around the same time, the Coast Guard’s MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter arrived, piloted by Lt. Kevin Riley, who described the scene to Alaska Public Media.
“We had just made one pass, maybe two, searching overhead,” Riley said. “We saw visually and in our sensor the crew member that was missing, basically floating.”
Riley lowered the helicopter and watched the captain jump into the water.
“It looked like he was swimming very fast,” he said of Trosvig. “I’m sure the water was cold. It was probably in the upper 40s out there. But he was swimming extremely fast considering he was in a life jacket.”
Conditions were treacherous, Riley added in comments to KTUU, saying the high waves, the overturned boat and the nets and rigging floating around the men made the rescue especially risky.
Shaky footage from the helicopter shows Trosvig with an orange life jacket strapped to his shoulders paddling up to the fisherman and grabbing hold of him by his right arm. The fisherman appears unresponsive, bobbing up and down as waves roll over the two men and water splashes up from the sides of a vessel near them. At one point, Trosvig appears to lose his grip and the fisherman slips below the surface, disappearing from him.
Moments later, a small boat appears in the frame. A man on board throws them a rope and an orange float and pulls them to the vehicle’s aft. The video ends as the men begin lifting the fisherman out of the water.
Once on board, Trosvig immediately started performing CPR, Pruitt told the Dispatch News. After about five minutes, Pruitt said, the fisherman was revived.  https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2017/07/26/to-god-be-the-glory-heroic-captain-of-alaska-fishing-boat-braves-frigid-seas-to-save-nearly-lifeless-crewman/?tid=a_inl-amp&utm_term=.cf589e87e5e9.
The ships captain is a real hero and a very tough man.

More Media Bias

The media bias towards President Trump is on display everyday but here is a little tidbit that shows the media bias.
The U6 unemployment rate is basically the number of people out of work or work part time because they cannot find a full time job.
During ex-president Obama's presidency, the U6 unemployment rate was never mentioned because it was so bad.  The U6 rate was always in double digits, with a high point of 17%.  The media never wrote about it.
But now with President Trump, the U6 unemployment rate is mentioned several times a week by different media companies and they do so because the U6 is higher than the official unemployment rate.   Now, the U6 rate is close to 8%, over half of what it was for Obama.
Just more media bias on display.

Washington 7 Months In Review

So, almost 7 months have passed since President Trump took over the presidency from the failed Obama presidency.
From my perspective, President Trump has been doing a fantastic job policy wise.  Politically, he is a novice and says and does some stupid things.  But he is a very smart man and he beats down the democrats and the media so much that the v Democrats and media act like fools.
The GOP congress are pathetic who get very little done.
The Democrats are even worse.  They contribute nothing except to add to global warming every time they breathe or open their mouths.
The media has shown that they hate America and will say anything to get viewers, listeners and readers. The media is worse than Hitler's propaganda machine.   They put out lies that put people in danger and they don't care if someone gets hurt or killed because of the stories they write or talk about.  There many liberals who act violently towards anybody they disagree with.
Meanwhile the economy is growing at a very fast pace and more people are working as companies are hiring because they have fewer regulations to deal with and those who have hired illegal aliens are now forced to hire people who are legally entitled to work in the U.S..
You don't have to watch the news about politics because nothing much is happening that is of consequence.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

What The Heck?

From the NY Post: Shortly after saying “I do,” a Tennessee bride was arrested for pulling a firearm out from beneath her wedding dress and pulling the trigger on her new hubby.
Police said Kate Elizabeth Prichard, 25, and her groom had started fighting only hours after their nuptials in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, according to news station WTVF.
The couple was drinking outside a local motel called the Clarion Inn when they began to fight, authorities said.
“She pulled out of her wedding dress a 9 mm pistol. Pointed it at her new husband’s head and pulled the trigger,” Murfreesboro Police Sgt. Kyle Evans told WTVF.
The gun, however, was not loaded, forcing the pistol-packing bride to load a round before reportedly firing a shot into the air. http://nypost.com/2017/08/01/bride-arrested-for-pulling-gun-from-wedding-dress-pointing-at-groom/
So, who the hell packs a gun in her wedding dress,,,,?

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Rosie's Burns Down...Again

So sad.
 From the Kingman Daily Miner: Rosie’s Den Cafe was hit by a fire again early Monday morning.
According to sheriff’s spokeswoman Trish Carter, Mohave County Sheriff’s Office and Lake Mohave Ranchos Fire District responded at 12:53 a.m. to the iconic restaurant on U.S. Highway 93. Golden Valley Fire Department and Northern Arizona Consolidated Fire District also responded and assisted. 
The fire was contained to the basement and part of the staircase going up to the kitchen. The business suffered a significant amount of smoke damage. No one was inside the business during the fire. 
After the fire was extinguished, the owner reported a small safe with an undisclosed amount of cash had been stolen from the business. An investigation is ongoing and the incident is considered possible arson and theft.
This is the second fire at Rosie’s, best known as a pit stop for travelers between Las Vegas and Kingman. The building was completely destroyed by a fire in August 2011 and reopened in 2013. The diner and market is famous for the long lines of thousands Powerball players who would drive from Las Vegas in hopes of scoring the million-dollar prizes. http://m.kdminer.com/news/2017/jul/31/arson-suspected-rosies-den-fire/?
We drive by Rosie’s every time we went to Vegas.  I always wanted to check the place out and now I guess I never will.