Archive for December, 2009

Comparison: Official Certification of Nomination for Gore, Kerry, barry

December 30, 2009

December 30, 2009

*updated

Updated birth certificate posts

Hey Kyle.

I realize now why I never posted this. The Scribd copies were sideways and I was going to see if I could fix it so they could be more easily read. Obviously I never did.

Glad you brought it back up though because the difference is highly significant and proves Hawaii knew what was going on too.

Here is a comparison of the Hawaii Dem Party’s own Official Certification of Nomination form (OCON), the DNC OCON for Hawaii and the DNC OCON for non-Hawaii states for Gore, Kerry, barry.

1-The Non-Hawaii DNC OCON forms [Gore, Kerry, barry] were the same for all three candidates = NO CONSTITUTIONAL CLAUSE.

NON-HAWAII DNC OCON:

This is to certify that at the National Convention of the Democratic Party of the United States of America, held in [city, state] on [date] though [sic] [date], the following were duly nominated as candidates of said Party for President and Vice President of the United States respectively.

2-The DNC OCON given to Hawaii were different for all three years. Kerry’s remained the same as the non-Hawaii states (as above). Gore’s read “meet the constitutional requirements” (which was clearly added on to the form) and barry’s read “legally qualified to serve under the provisions of the US Constitution,” which is the exact wording removed from the Hawaii Dem Party’s own OCON form.

(GORE) 2000 Hawaii DNC OCON [scrib copy below]:

This is to certify that at the National Convention of the Democratic Party of the United States of America, held in Los Angeles, California on August 14 though (sic) 17, 2000, the following were duly nominated as candidates of said Party for President and Vice President of the United States respectively [typed in] and meet the constitutional requirements for the Office of the President and Vice President of the United States.

(BARRY) 2008 Hawaii DNC OCON:

This is to certify that at the National Convention of the Democratic Party of the United States of America, held in Denver, Colorado on August 25 though (sic) 28, 2000, the following were duly nominated as candidates of said Party for President and Vice President of the United States respectively and that the following candidates for President and Vice President of the United States are legally qualified to serve under the provisions of the United States Constitution.

3- The Hawaii Dem Party Nomination forms are identical for Gore & Kerry. They included the constitutional clause and the fact that the candidates were duly elected in the State of Hawaii. barry’s was missing both stipulations.

(KERRY/GORE) Hawaii Democratic Party Form [below]:

This is to certify that the following candidates for President and Vice President of the United States are LEGALLY QUALIFIED TO SERVE UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION and are the duly chosen candidates of both the state and national Democratic Parties by balloting at the Presidential Preference Poll and Caucus held on — in the State of Hawaii and by the acclamation of the national Democratic Convention held — in —.

(BARRY) 2008 Hawaii Democratic Party Form:

This is to certify that the following candidates for President and Vice President of the United States are LEGALLY QUALIFIED TO SERVE UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION and are the duly chosen candidates of both the state and national Democratic Parties (sic) by balloting at the Presidential Preference Poll and Caucus held on February 19th, 2008 in the State of Hawaii and by the acclamation of the national Democratic Convention held August 27, 2008 in Denver, Colorado.

The State of Hawaii Dem Party was covering themselves with their nomination form by removing the Constitutional clause and the statement that barry was the duly chosen candidate of the State of Hawaii. They knew barry wasn’t qualified. So they made Nanci Pelosi state he was Constitutional eligible on the DNC form she gave to them. And she used the exact wording of the Constitutional clause Hawaii omitted from their form.

How much clearer does it need to get?

Thanks to Citizen Riggs [YourFellowCitizen.com] for the copies.

*Don’t know what happened to his website or if he’s still around. I took a vacation from the birth certificate issue for awhile.

Note the font change of the Constitution clause added on to Gore’s Hawaii DNC OCON. barry’s had no font change.

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One campaign promise barry should’ve kept

December 30, 2009

December 30, 2009

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Dick Cheney statement re: barry’s response to Abdulmutallab

December 30, 2009

December 30, 2009

Have to agree with a couple of statements. No terrorists from Guantanamo or anywhere else – including Nigeria – should be extended rights of American citizens. They should be named enemy combatants and tried as such in a military court. What they are doing is an act of war – not civil unrest – and no Miranda rights should ever be involved.

Statement from former VP Dick Cheney (12-29):

As I’ve watched the events of the last few days it is clear once again that President Obama is trying to pretend we are not at war.

He seems to think if he has a low key response to an attempt to blow up an airliner and kill hundreds of people, we won’t be at war.

He seems to think if he gives terrorists the rights of Americans, lets them lawyer up and reads them their Miranda rights, we won’t be at war.

He seems to think if we bring the mastermind of 9/11 to New York, give him a lawyer and trial in civilian court, we won’t be at war.

He seems to think if he closes Guantanamo and releases the hard-core al Qaeda trained terrorists still there, we won’t be at war.

He seems to think if he gets rid of the words, “war on terror,” we won’t be at war. But we are at war and when President Obama pretends we aren’t, it makes us less safe.

Why doesn’t he want to admit we’re at war?

It doesn’t fit with the view of the world he brought with him to the Oval Office. It doesn’t fit with what seems to be the goal of his presidency – social transformation—the restructuring of American society.

President Obama’s first object and his highest responsibility must be to defend us against an enemy that knows we are at war.

Kyle – OCON forms

December 30, 2009

December 28, 2009

updated Here you go.

Comparison of HI & non-HI OCON forms for Gore, Kerry, barry

Hello Kyle.

I certainly didn’t expect to hear from you again so I have to wonder what’s up. Why you are looking for more information on those official nomination forms? It seems you’re not alone. Did something happen in court? Did some kind of new document come out?

I have no idea. I took a vacation from the birth certificate issue. One can only take so much. Folks were interested in Susan Boyle and other things, so that’s what I was doing.

Besides, the proof is out there straight from the Hawaii Registrar’s lips – documented by Politifact no less.

I do appreciate the apology, though. It sounded sincere, so that’s the way I’m taking it.

I’ll post what’s in the drafts but I’m not going to go looking for what’s current. Last I checked – last time you asked – jbjd.wordpress had some cases going in some states – Virginia and Texas maybe? I imagine Citizen Riggs is still at his emailing. And last time I checked, Leo had done another disappearing act to work on Hawaii or something.

Andy Martin was supposed to have his second annual where’s barry’s records conference the week before Christmas. He was also supposed to unveil his barry movie. Checked a couple days ago and there was no update.

Orly Taitz is still filing away and I haven’t gotten to the Scribd copies. All I want to know from her is why she never had that Lucas Smith eBay Kenyan birth certificate officially checked out. Maybe she did.

MTP: Robert Gibbs re: Abdulmutallab

December 30, 2009

December 30, 2009

Hey muslimterroristsReverywhere.

Here’s the video and the transcript of Robert Gibbs on Meet the Press with David Gregory. (27th) Gibbs tries to make it seem like barry is very involved – his national security advisors in Hawaii and conference calls to Situation Room.

Believes it was a potential terror attack but won’t say who and won’t say whether he thinks it’s part of a larger terror plot – just that security precautions were immediately adopted – including adding air marshals.

Priorities for “safety and security of The American People” – barry’s asked for a “listing review and a detection capabilities review”. How folks get on what list and how did this specific muslim terrorist get on two planes with explosives.

They then talk about healthcare, which isn’t on this video segment. Didn’t include that part of the transcript.

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“Takanakuy” Peru tradition for year-end reconciliation: fistfights (video)

December 30, 2009

December 30, 2009

Interesting way to promote healthy feelings of forgiveness – no Dr Phil (or Jerry Springer) needed. Natives have at it in order to reconcile their disputes.

What do you think the two women were fighting over?

Not sure why, but these videos seem to change after a period of time, so if it the video isn’t what it should be click on the Reuters link.

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REUTERS: Men, women and children face-off in bare-knuckle brawls in Cuzco as part of an annual tradition to clear personal grievances ahead of the New Year.

Local authorities oversaw the festival, known as Takanakuy, where referees mediated the bare-knuckled, free-kicking fights designed to allow people to vent anger from personal or economic problems.

POTUS: “mix of human and systemic failures” (video/text)

December 30, 2009

December 29, 2009

“Statement by the President on Preliminary Information from his Ongoing Consultation about the Detroit Incident”

POTUS round 2 – he is a “consultant” on the “incident”.

Here’s an interesting quote. Does it sound like a campaign promise from a recycled stump speech or a statement from a man in firm control of our country?

As President, I will do everything in my power to support the men and women in intelligence, law enforcement and homeland security to make sure they’ve got the tools and resources they need to keep America safe.

He IS president – even on vacation.

It’s not: As president I WILL DO everything-

It should be as your president, I AM DOING everything or I HAVE BEEN DOING or I WILL CONTINUE TO DO.

Who can possible have confidence in this man as commander in chief?

And would it be too much to put on a tie?

Seriously. Yes, he is on vacation, and the whole world knows it, but at this moment he is acting in official capacity as president and since it is not an emergency statement, he should be dressed as president, which in this case includes a tie. Strange oversight for a presidency based solely on “optics”.

And where’s TOTUS?

Didn’t he anticipate that an emergency might arise where he might have to address the nation?

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Kwanzaa greetings from POTUS/FLOTUS

December 30, 2009

December 29, 2009

Michelle and I send warm wishes to all those celebrating Kwanzaa this holiday season. This is a joyous time of year when African Americans and all Americans come together to celebrate our blessings and the richness of our cultural traditions. This is also a time of reflection and renewal as we come to the end of one year and the beginning of another. The Kwanzaa message tells us that we should recall the lessons of the past even as we seize the promise of tomorrow.

The seven principles of Kwanzaa – Unity, Self Determination, Collective Work and Responsibility, Cooperative Economics, Purpose, Creativity, and Faith – express the values that have inspired us as individuals and families; communities and country. These same principles have sustained us as a nation during our darkest hours and provided hope for better days to come. Michelle and I know the challenges facing many African American families and families in all communities at this time, but we also know the spirit of perseverance and hope that is ever present in the community. It is in this spirit that our family extends our prayers and best wishes during this season and for the New Year to come.

ABC News photos: Abdulmutallab’s diaper explosive

December 29, 2009

December 29, 2009

Exclusive ABC News photos

Seems each network is working on their own exclusive part of the puzzle. CNN got the cellphone pix and video interview of Jasper Schuringa who helped stop the muslim terrorist and ABC gets exclusive government evidence photos of AbdulMullatab’s underwear with the sewn-in PETN pouch.

Pouch with 6″ container (80 grams) of explosive powder called PETN = pentaerythritol trinitrate.

Shoebomber had 50 grams, which the ABC video shows can blow up the side of the fuselage. T

UNDERWEAR WITH EXPLOSIVE PACKET REMOVED


There are some videos on youtube with people blowing things up with PETN but I didn’t want to link them here.

SYRINGE DETONATOR

Instead of exploding – it ignited. The detonator – acid in a syringe – did not work as planned.

Imagine going to this length to kill people you don’t even know.

al Qaeda taking credit for AbdulMutallab

December 28, 2009

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POTUS re: Abdulmutallab (text/video)

December 28, 2009

December 28, 2009

Three full days later, barry addresses the nation concerning the Nigerian muslim bomber. He doesn’t link it to Abdulmutallab’s name but he actually says the word “terrorism”. He also had a few words on Iran (video/text).

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POTUS re: violence in Iran (video/text)

December 28, 2009

December 28, 2009

For the second half of his remarks, he addresses the situation in Iran – which he refers to as a “great and enduring civilization”. He uses the same language as in June/July: “Strongly condemning the violent and unjust suppression of innocent Iranian citizens” & “United States stands with those who seek their universal rights” & “We will continue to bear witness” meaning he will continue to do nothing.

CNN report on the violence in Iran

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Video of the day: Pink Glove Dance

December 28, 2009

December 28, 2009

Here’s a grin. Healthcare workers dance it up to generate breast cancer awareness. A combination of the JK Wedding Dance and Filipino prisoners’ dance videos.

Providence St Vincent Medical Center, Portland Oregon

“Pink Glove Dance for Breast Cancer Awareness”

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Andy Martin for Senate ad questions Rep Kirk’s sexual orientation

December 28, 2009

December 28, 2009

Source: Chicago Breaking News RICK PEARSON

When I saw the title of the post it was clear whose ad it was. Andy Martin is running for barry’s senate seat as a Republican and his main foe is Rep Mark Kirk. In a early December Tribune poll, Kirk was well ahead of his opponents: Kirk 41%, Kirk’s opponents (combined) 13%, Andy Martin 2%, undecided 46%.

What does the radio ad say?

In the radio ad, which aired today on WGN-AM and WBBM-AM, Martin attributes a “solid rumor that Kirk is a homosexual” to conservative Republican businessman Jack Roeser. Martin’s ad also claims that Raymond True, the chairman of the conservative Republican Assembly of Lake County organization, says Kirk has surrounded himself with homosexuals.

The ad says Kirk should address the rumors.

Martin went into a long tirade about Justice Sotomayor’s sexual orientation as well, flat out calling her a lesbian.

RAYMOND TRUE said he was on Roeser’s radio show (WIND) but denied making the statement:

I made a comment not about him (Kirk) at all, but that there were some people on his (Kirk’s) staff that had a special orientation. I never said Mark was a homosexual and there’s no evidence to that fact.

PEARSON reports that in JACK ROESER‘s podcast on his site:

Roeser criticized several Republicans for their support of gay rights and said of Kirk “a solid rumor is that he himself is homosexual.

Kirk campaign manager, ERIC ELK statement:

The ad is not true and is degrading to the political process. The people of Illinois deserve better.

Chairman of the Illinois Republican Party, PAT BRADY statement:

His statements today are consistent with his history of bizarre behavior and often times hate-filled speech which has no place in the Illinois Republican Party. Mr. Martin will no longer be recognized as a legitimate Republican candidate by the Illinois Republican Party.

For more info on Martin’s background and the policy on radio stations running political ads follow link.

Bill Burton: POTUS to make statement re: Abdulmutallab

December 28, 2009

December 28, 2009

Deputy Press Secretary Bill Burton says barry will make a statement around 10 am HST (3 pm EST).

This morning, soon after 10:00 a.m. HST, the President will address the public on the attempted terroriBst attack on Christmas Day. He will describe the immediate steps the government has taken to ensure the safety of the traveling public. He will detail the two reviews he has ordered on the watch-list and on our detection capabilities because he believes it is critical we learn from this incident and take the necessary measures to prevent future acts of terrorism And he will reference the fact that we need to keep up the pressure on those who would attack our country. The President will also address the outbreak of violence and protests in Iran over the last several days.

Secy Napolitano re: why barry hasn’t spoken

December 28, 2009

December 28, 2009
Morning Joe

Updated: barry finally speaks (text/video)

Savannah Guthrie asked Secretary Napolitano why it’s taken barry so long to come forward and reassure the flying public. (5:10)

[Rest of Secy Napolitano segment]

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SECY NAPOLITANO:

I think the president has been on top of this since the incident first happened. I think it was early in the morning where he is. He’s been briefed on a regular and daily basis.

We’ve been working the problem, and he has instructed us on what he would like us to do in terms of going backwards to see how this individual got on this plane flight with this material.

And we have already said – we immediately while the flights were still in the air – coming from Europe institutes additional safety precautions for the traveling public.

Translation: She can’t understand it either.

Because there is no excuse.

But “barry from Washington” has time to call into radio shows.

“barry from Washington” calls into the radio

December 28, 2009

December 28, 2009

There really is nothing barry won’t do to get exposure…except when it comes to discussing terrorism. Governor Tim Kaine was doing his monthly radio show “Ask the Governor” on WTOP and a “barry from Washington” called in. Clearly the radio folks were in on it – but Gov Kaine wasn’t. He got a charge out of it and laughed through what barry was saying.

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This is actually the president of the United States calling. I have questions about the traffic in northern Virginia. Rather than go there  I just wanted to say how proud we of your service as governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia.

No mention of the job Gov Kaine has also been doing as DNC Chairman.

Ms Boyle to appear on “Kohaku Uta Gassen” New Year’s Eve

December 28, 2009

December 25, 2009

update (1-1-2010) Ms Boyle performed “I Dreamed a Dream” (video) not “Wings to Fly”. The men’s team won. Video of her arrival in Japan.

Ms Boyle posts/videos/interviews/CD

Can’t say Simon Cowell doesn’t know his business. He had a bonus track “Wings to Fly“, which is a Japanese folk song, put the Japanese version of Susan Boyle’s CD.  Her CD is #1 there without being promoted. Until now. According to the UK Mirror and the Japan Times, Ms Boyle will ring in the New Year on the Japanese New Year’s Eve program: “Kohaku Uta Gassen“.

According to wiki:

Literally “Red and White Song Battle,” the program divides the most popular music artists of the year into competing teams of red and white. The “red” team or akagumi is composed of all female artists (or groups with female vocals), while the “white” team or shirogumi is all male (or groups with male vocals). The honor of performing on Kōhaku is strictly by invitation, so only the most successful J-Pop artists and Enka singers can perform.

…..The basis for selection are record sales and adaptability to the edition’s theme.

Runs 4 hours 25 minutes. At least 25 members on each side – all perform.

Aside from the performances, there are special performances where certain performers do their act together, and the so-called “Ring Show” where performers from both teams take part in a “singing exercise.”

Not clear on the voting process or if they win anything.

One of those close Susan Boyle sources:

Kohaku Uta Gassen is a massive show watched by millions and lots of them who have seen Susan on You Tube will now get to see a new very special performance. Susan has been practising a Japanese folk song called Wings To Fly, which she is hoping to perform live for the first time.

Dec 22 – Ms Boyle pelts paparazzi with mini-snowballs
Susan Boyle throws a snowball (Pic:Splashnews.com)

Photo: UK Mirror

Secy Napolitano clarifies: “the system worked”

December 28, 2009

December 28, 2009

Morning Joe

Secy Napolitano clarified her “the system worked” comments – she was referring to the after incident response. And then went on to blame the previous administration’s policies.

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The rules that elevate someone from being just on a generic list to actually being on a no-fly list are rules that have existed for a number of yearssince the prior administration. We’re going back and looking at those rules.

Willie Geist asks what qualifies to move someone up to the no-fly list.

To move to a selectee or a no-fly status….requires specific credible information about an individual. And this individual had not moved up on those lists. That protocol has been in place for a number of years and at the president’s direction we’re going back and looking at it and revisiting it.

Also revisiting how VISA information connects with that information to see if there’s a good connection there. And looking at the technology to see why it is that he was able to smuggle this material on board that plane.

Perhaps Secy Napolitano might want to consult a calendar. They’ve had 11 months to do something about it. Blaming Pres Bush at this late date just proves their lack of interest or urgency in the matter.

At the end Secy Napolitano gets asked (5:10) why barry hasn’t spoken publicly.

Hint: she doesn’t know either.

Sen Burris recites “Twas the Night Before Christmas” healthcare style

December 28, 2009

December 25, 2009

Senator Burris, whose days are numbered, made sure to go out with a bang. His Senate remarks concerning the healthcare bill were in the form of ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas.

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Senator Roland Burris: (1:00)

‘Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the Senate
The Right held up our health bill, no matter what was in it.

The people had voted – they mandated reform –
But Republicans blew off the gathering storm.

“We’ll clog up the Senate! they cried with a grin,
“And in midterm elections, we’ll get voted in!”

They knew regular folks needed help right this second –
But fundraisers, lobbyists and politics beckoned.

So, try as they might, Democrats could not win
Because their majority was simply too thin.

Then, across every state there arose such a clatter
The whole Senate rushed out to see what was the matter!

All sprang up from their desks and ran from the floor
Straight through the cloakroom, and right out the door.

And what in the world could be quite this raucous?
But a mandate for change! The Democratic Caucus!

The President, the Speaker, and of course Leader Reid
Had answered the call in our hour of need.

More rapid than eagles the provisions they came,
And they whistled, and shouted, and called them by name:

“Better coverage! Cost savings! A strong public plan!
Accountable options? We say ‘yes we can!’

No exclusions or charges for pre-existing conditions!
Let’s pass a bill that restores competition!”

The Democrats all came together to fight
For the American people, that Christmas Eve night.

And then, in a twinkling, I heard under the dome –
The roll call was closed! It was time to go home!

Despite the obstructionist tactics of some,
The filibuster had broken – the people had won!

A good bill was ready for President Obama,
Ready to sign, and end health care drama.

And Democrats exclaimed, as they drove out of sight:
“Better coverage for all, even our friends on the right!”

Recall Sen Burris’ initial stance – as in he won’t vote for it if it doesn’t have a public option.

December 8:

If we have to get 60 and it comes back and it does not have a public option in it, I will not vote for it.

Understand that I have drawn a line in the sand. I’m not much of a dealmaker in this regard.


4 y/o boy: escapes house, drinks beer, steals neighbor’s Xmas presents, wanders street

December 28, 2009

December 18, 2009

Found this in the drafts.

A 4 year-old boy in Chattanooga had a very interesting evening. He got out of bed, ripped the safety cap off the door knob, went outside, took a cold Bud Light out of his grandfather’s cooler, opened it, took a few swigs, went to the neighbor’s house, walked through the unlocked front door, took 5 wrapped Christmas presents from under the tree – one of which was a girl’s dress – which he put on, wandered back outside, went to another neighbor’s house and rang the doorbell — at which time his fun ended. He was taken to the ER and had his stomach pumped.

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Secy Napolitano: “the system worked” (video/text)

December 28, 2009

December 28, 2009

Clarifies “the system worked” comment

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano tells us air travel is safe and reassures us “the system worked”.

In all fairness, Secy Napolitano meant after the immediate threat on the plane was dealt with – the system worked as in the entire air system hadn’t been shut down…there wasn’t mass panic in airports…first responders responded appropriately…notified other countries…

UK refused the muslim terrorist a VISA and didn’t tell the US. Or the message didn’t get through or wrong list or whatever. What they know the US should know and vice versa.

Why is barry letting Scotland Yard go through American citizens’ records?

Why did he let the Lockerbie bomber get free?

And did this latest muslim terrorist have contact with any of the six yemenis just sent home for Christmas from Guantanamo Bay?

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2009: Top 3 Viral Videos

December 28, 2009

December 27, 2009

Top viral videos according to Sarah Wood from Unruly Media, which compiles the chart.

1-Lady Gaga’s “Bad Romance”

2-Piano Stairs

3-Evian Water “Evian Roller Babies” made it into the Guinness Book of World Records as the most viewed commercial video all time.

Susan Boyle’s BGT audition was the viral phenomenon of the year whether Unruly Media lists it as such or not.

You Tube 2009 #1 Most Watched Video = Susan Boyle, Roller Babies #5 (Top 5 videos)

Not sure why but these videos seem to change after a period of time so if it the video isn’t what it should be click on the Reuters link.

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Has Max Baucus drunk a little too much eggnog?

December 28, 2009

December 27, 2009

Sen Max Baucus (D-MT) stutters, slurs, and rambles on about healthcare. Featuring Sen Roger Wicker (R-MS).

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Jasper Schuringa re: subduing Abdulmutallab

December 28, 2009

December 27, 2009

Pix Abdulmutallab’s underwear bomb

Here’s Jasper Schuringa, the flying Dutchman who leapt over some seats to get to the would be “very devout” muslim bomber, talking about the incident with CNN’s Fredricka Whitfield. Schuringa was able to subdue Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, as well as grab the chemicals from him and start to put out the fire under his seat, and, as you can see, he sustained burns to his right hand in the process. He credits the flight attendants and other passengers for their swift actions.

He lives in Amsterdam Holland and was on his way to Miami to visit friends.

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Funniest part – his response to Whitfield when she asked him if he at first thought it could be nothing.

When you hear a pop on a plane, you’re awake, trust me.

And then when he cuts off the interview himself.

Okay. Well, thank you very much.

CNN article

John King: barry born at Kapiolani

December 27, 2009

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China: woman gives birth to 15.4lb baby

December 27, 2009

December 27, 2009

Woman in China gives birth to 7 kg (15.4lb) baby. Not as large as baby Akbar in Indonesia who weighed in at 19.2lbs but huge enough. Haven’t been able to find out much about her or her pregnancy – whether she was diabetic – video is in Chinese. Hope she doesn’t breast feed it 20 times a day like this mother who has a 41lb 8 month old.

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Ms Boyle: “It’s been an absolutely brilliant year”

December 26, 2009

December 25, 2009

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barry Approval Index = Minus 16

December 26, 2009

December 26, 2009

barry has the lowest presidential ratings of any president in history. Another “first”.

POTUS approval rating
At least somewhat approve 44
Disapprove 56

Last 13 days: overall approval 44-46
Prior to that for two months 46-50

The American People give him a F.

He gives himself a good solid B +.

Has been as low as -21.

Iraq: Policy punishing soldiers who become pregnant, dropped

December 26, 2009

December 26, 2009

Well it looks like Maj Gen Anthony Cucolo had to change his new policy of punishing soldiers under his command who become pregnant – impregnators included. He had wanted the soldiers to “think before they act.”

The updated policy removed the pregnancy provision and addressed the issue of autonomy – units must get permission from the commander of U.S. Forces-Iraq before creating new rules restricting the activity of troops.

Maj. Joe Scrocca, spokesman for U.S. Forces-Iraq

all requests by subordinate units to impose further restrictions of activities addressed in General Order No. 1 will require approval of the USF-I commander.

Perhaps Maj Gen Cucolo can now shift the focus to the rapists under his command and get them to stop acting all together.

Maj. Gen. Anthony Cucolo, right, said earlier he issued the order in an effort to prevent losing soldiers from active duty.

Maj. Gen. Anthony Cucolo, right

Source: CNN