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Miracle on the Hudson

By Mahons On January 15th, 2019 at 2:12 pm

The Hudson River winds 315 miles from the Adirondack Mountains in upstate New York south to Mew York City where it flows into the Atlantic Ocean. It is a tidal river with the tides effecting its flow all the way up to Troy, New York. It was as critical to the nation’s development as any river including the mighty Mississippi. It was named after the English explorer Henry Hudson who sailed up it looking for a norhwest passage to China. During the American Revolution a wooden chain was placed across it at West Point to deny the British Ships access up to Albany. Washington Irving’s Rip Van Winkle and Ichabod Crane roamed its shores. The Erie Canal was built into it which allowed trade and prosperity. Pete Seegar sailed up and down, a troubador who rallied environmentalists to keep it clean. The Palisade Cliffs rising above the mighty flow of water.

Ten years ago a pilot named Sullenberger landed a commercial airline on the river saving the lives of all aboard.

That astounding event transpired virtually minutes after takeoff. Birds had flown into the engine, sounding like sneakers in a dryer. Told by air traffic controllers that there were two runways available to land on the pilot, recognizing he couldnt make it to them, and above a densely populated City, calmly advised he would land on the river instead. It was, he later said, a decision based on theory as opposed to practice. First responders then rushed in time to save the passengers and the crew.
No pilot had captured the nation’s imagination so since at least Lindbergh. And he has walked the path of fame and admiration in a dignified and modest way ever since. A truly heroic and wonderful story of Flight 1549 that deserves to be remembered this day.

If I was still an Executive I’d buy it……

By Patrick Van Roy On January 15th, 2019 at 12:37 am

On Monday in Detroit, Ford unveiled the most powerful vehicle it’s ever made: the 2020 Shelby GT500.

The high-performance Mustang variant comes with a supercharged 5.2-liter V-8 and more than 700 horsepower. (That’s considerably more brawny, for instance, than the 460-hp Mustang GT and the 526-hp Shelby GT350R.) It can get to 60 mph in just over three seconds and claims the best track times of any Mustang ever built, Ford Motor Co. executives said at the debut. It also has the largest brakes of any domestic sport coupe the company has produced and, in a first for the segment, a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission that allows drivers to shift gears in the blink of an eye.

There are very few greater Joys in life than slamming the pedal to the metal on a V8 let alone a Shelby V8. The sweet joy of screaming tires leaving a cloud of white smoke with the scent of burning rubber…… god bless the return of the muscle car.

I WONDER WHO

By Pete Moore On January 14th, 2019 at 7:05 pm

Police have arrested 55 men in connection with historical child sex abuse cases in West Yorkshire.

The men are from Dewsbury, Batley and Bradford and the arrests began in November, according to West Yorkshire Police.

All the men were interviewed and released under investigation, the force said.

The claims made by seven women relate to abuse against them as children between 2002 and 2009.

We have a Real Problem

By Patrick Van Roy On January 14th, 2019 at 2:14 pm

Dishonesty and corruption are endemic at the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

The latest proof comes in a New York Times report that the FBI initiated an investigationin May of 2017 into whether President Donald Trump was serving as a covert Russian agent.  The accusation itself was ludicrous on its face.  But from a legal standpoint, the FBI’s probe constituted an egregious abuse of power.  The Bureau had no probable cause, no evidence, and no reasonable suspicions.  They investigated Trump because they could.  They defied the law, ignored or perverted facts, and debased the integrity of a heretofore-respected law enforcement agency.

Why did these rogue officials commit such an outrageous act of malfeasance? In a word, vengeance.  Already incensed that Trump had defeated their preferred candidate, Hillary Clinton, they grew furious when the president fired Director James Comey on May 9, 2017. In reaction, they sought retribution. What better way to avenge Comey’s firing than to launch a counterintelligence investigation of Trump under the false pretense that he committed treasonous acts for the benefit of the Kremlin and at the direction of President Vladimir Putin. Absent credible proof, information could be manipulated to frame Trump while a compliant media would gobble up the leaks and report the damaging charge. The election results could then be undone when the president was driven from office.

Whether you hate Trump, or hate Hillary it should make no difference in the fear this information should instill in you. The FBI had no probable cause, no evidence, and no reasonable suspicions.  They investigated Trump because they could.  They defied the law, ignored or perverted facts, and debased the integrity of a heretofore-respected law enforcement agency.

There is nothing in the world more dangerous than corrupt Law Enforcement. Add to it the abilities of a FEDERAL Law Enforcement agency and what you have is the KGB.

All the corruption ties back to McCabe, Comey, Rosenstein, Stroke, and Page. They fixed crimes committed by the Clintons and with no Authority started an investigation into her political opponent Trump. A Federal Police Force that is not restrained by the Law is a threat to our society.

The 5 People listed above should be tried for Treason.

A Presidential Interview

By Patrick Van Roy On January 14th, 2019 at 7:42 am

QUITE

By Pete Moore On January 13th, 2019 at 8:21 pm

Palmerston knew not to give tuppence for all of the rest.

Just background.

By Patrick Van Roy On January 13th, 2019 at 4:07 pm

First off I want to say I can’t stand Judge Jeanine Piro she’s a clone of my maternal aunt Rita who god rest her soul I loved dearly, but was a typical highly educated south philly whop broad. Fun and crazy as hell but they’ll rip your eyeballs out and play marbles with them.

The Person she’s talking to however is Representative Jim Jordan. The Head of the Freedom Caucus in the House the only group in office I give any real backing to.

If you want the side you’re not hearing in other words what republicans actually feel and will tell you themselves, you’ll listen to what he says. He speaks for more people than you think.

FINLAND TOO

By Pete Moore On January 13th, 2019 at 3:10 pm

Islamic immigration is a catastrophe for Western girls and women

Oulu police probe four new cases of suspected under-age sex abuse

Police in Oulu said Friday that they have launched a preliminary investigation into four fresh cases of suspected sexual abuse of girls under the age of 15. The department added that four foreign background suspects have been held in connection with the case.

The announcement follows a previous round of investigations last November in which eight immigrant-background men were detained on suspicion of committing five similar offences against underage girls.

It emerges that muslim rape gangs are also targeting very young Finnish girls, some as young as ten who have been repeatedly beaten and raped. A quick google hints at the horrors which have been happening in the town of Oulu. Hints, because the Finnish press and government are as keen as the rest to downplay the horrors with passive language and euphemisms for “muslim rape gangs”.

No, they’re not welcome. Not even refugees. European girls must be protected.

DR WATSON IN ROOM 101

By Pete Moore On January 13th, 2019 at 2:57 pm

In our supposedly free societies, even great scientists must bend to extreme political dogma. They must not go where the evidence leads. They must not say what the evidence suggests. They must moderate their findings. through political filters.

This is what totalitarian regimes do.

Nobel Prize-winning DNA scientist James Watson has been stripped of several honorary titles by the laboratory he once headed over his views about intelligence and race.

The Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory said it was acting in response to remarks he made in a television documentary which aired earlier this month […]

He had told a magazine in 2007 he was “inherently gloomy about the prospect of Africa” as “all our social policies are based on the fact that their intelligence is the same as ours – where all the testing says not really”.

His view has been described as “racist”. That’s a value judgement. If the evidence justifies his opinion than that is a value-free judgement. Enlightenment values are rapidly disappearing. Galileo remains rehabilitated while scientists today have to watch what they say.

On this Day

By Patrick Van Roy On January 12th, 2019 at 10:12 pm

January 12 1992

In Arthur C. Clarke’s novel ‘2001: A Space Odyssey,’ the fictional HAL Lab debuts the HAL 9000, a supercomputer created to control the Discovery One spacecraft. Although polite, HAL’s operation of the pod bay door will prove to be unreliable.