Archive for ◊ July, 2016 ◊

Great Summary of Clinton vs Trump
Sunday, July 31st, 2016 | Author:

This is the “money-quote” that sums up the 2016 Presidential race quite nicely:

“Democrats have a nominee with whom I profoundly disagree on almost everything, while the Republicans have a nominee with whom it is impossible to disagree because he is incapable of formulating a coherent thought.”

Source: In Praise of Debbie Wasserman Schultz 

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Bicycling… and Fixing a Flat
Saturday, July 30th, 2016 | Author:

I rode about 35 miles in south Dayton with my buddy Marc.  Unfortunately, I had the additional task of replacing a flat tire during our journey back home.

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Hara Arena is Done
Friday, July 29th, 2016 | Author:

I grew up in this place.  I saw my first hockey game with my brother at Hara when I was seven years old;  I played hockey in the big arena during my pre-teen years;  I worked as the ‘Ice Patrol’ and ‘Concert Security’ during my teen years; I took my sons to Sesame Street on Ice during my young adulthood; I taught my sons how to drive a car in the parking lot during later years; I took my son to see a President speak to a select crowd; and most recently I attended Dayton Demonz/Demolition hockey games at the arena.

The Dayton Hara Arena & Exhibition Center Inc. will hold its last event on Aug. 27… The iconic venue brought sports, concerts, entertainment and special interest shows to the Miami Valley for more than 60 years, but ultimately could not overcome an internal legal battle that has spanned the last two decades, the release said.

Source: Hara Arena to close 

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Is France Surrendering Again?
Friday, July 29th, 2016 | Author:

It sort of makes you wonder about the Frenchies:

They’re under attack in a one-sided war waged against their civilians, their culture, their heritage, their religion…by an enemy that lives within their walls and whom they are committed to support, educate, and bestow with every ‘human right’–including the right to vote and determine the future makeup of their government.

Has any country ever, in the course of human history, done this for sworn enemies who freely murder and torture their people in their streets?

Source: Au Revoir, France; You Lost Without a Fight.

I call to your attention what I often refer to as the “Law of Reciprocity” — if a party is not willing to provide a quid pro quo in civility, you can’t work and live together.   When it comes to welcoming Moslems into their midst, all of the Western nations have to wake up before it’s too late.

 

Update

It appears that others see the very difficult French dilemma:

In the aftermath of the Bataclan theatre massacre in 2015, President Hollande declared France was at war with ISIS. In the aftermath of the Islamic carnage in Nice, Hollande declared France was at war with ISIS. In the aftermath of the Islamic attack on the church at Saint-Étienne-du-Rouvray and the beheading of Father Jacques Hamel, President Hollande declared France was at war with ISIS.

What strange times we live in. Hollande cannot declare war on ISIS because ISIS is not just some foreign power in far-away lands which can be bombed from the air with impunity. ISIS is Islam and Islam is in France. Islam is in Paris and Marseilles. Like a rapidly expanding virus, Islam has invaded France and is attacking the racial base, the cultural base, the spiritual base and the political base of the host country itself.

Source: France has Two Options: Civil War or Submission

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Israeli and American Militaries Training Together
Thursday, July 28th, 2016 | Author:

Sounds like some practical efforts:

Israel special forces were training with US Marines last week for a joint military exercise in the Negev Desert in part aimed at coordinating techniques for combating terrorist activities such as that of Islamic State…

Source: IDF special forces, US Marines train for combating ISIS in Negev drill’

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True Intentions of the Democratic Party 
Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 | Author:

Has the American public figured out the realities?

Sifting through the DNC emails, it becomes clear why the party is freaking out. The documents don’t undermine democracy itself, as Sanders’ supporters are claiming. Rather, they undermine the illusion of democracy that the Democratic Party is selling to the American public and to the rest of the world.

At the party level, the emails provide a glimpse behind the curtain of an organization that purports to stand for hope, love, unity, democracy and progressiveness, revealing instead an elaborate effort to create division and to protect the establishment status quo.

There’s also damage at the international level. When internal documents reveal attempts by Democratic Party brass to undermine one of the candidates in what is supposed to be a fair and democratic process, it demolishes the moral authority that American leaders have to criticize other countries for being “undemocratic.”

Source: Email scandal reveals the hypocrisy of Democratic Party 

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The Glass is…
Friday, July 22nd, 2016 | Author:

I used to love the humor about the contents of a glass in the context of optimism, pessimism, and engineering.  The Optimist says glass is half full; The Pessimist says glass is half empty; The Engineer says someone made the darn glass too big…This is the perspective from the Physicist:

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Happy Birthday Missy!
Thursday, July 21st, 2016 | Author:

It’s Missy’s 36th Birthday again…  The mother of two grown sons still looks great.

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How Does Socialism Work?
Tuesday, July 19th, 2016 | Author:

If you’re not familiar with Prager University, you should get a flavor of some of their thought processes by watching this brief video about the impacts of socialism…

Making the Country Safe for Citizens?
Monday, July 18th, 2016 | Author:

Obama doesn’t blame Moslems for their obvious acts of terrorism; he wants to disarm law-abiding citizens of the country; he supports allowing criminals into the nation without any vetting; and he’s working to neuter police departments across the country:

Any hopes that the nation’s first black president could uplift the nation’s black underclass went up in smoke Sunday when Barack Obama doubled down on his blaming of America’s police for the recent cop massacres that amount, as Heather Mac Donald rightly says, to a war on cops.

Are you feeling safer already?

Source: The Anti-Cop President 

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