Monthly Archives: July 2008

Video Embed–Obama, Britney and Paris (the McCain campaign ad)

UPDATE: McCain has a follow-up celebrity video…click here.

UPDATE: Here is Paris Hilton’s video response…Paris for Prez.

The Obama, Britney and Paris ad is misleading in one way. It says that Obama’s solution to “no drilling” is to import more oil.

Actually, Obama’s solution is even worse. He believes that by “tuning our cars and properly inflating our tires, we can save as much oil as we would produce by drilling.”

Don’t believe me? See for yourself…click here for the “inflate your tires” video.

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Watch the “Obama, Britney, and Paris” ad by clicking below…

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Australian scientists create chip that increases internet speed dramatically (60X faster)

Scientists from the University of Sydney have developed a thumbnail-sized integrated circuit using fiber optics that increases internet speed by 60 times (100X speeds in near future).

Also, the chip is inexpensive to make.

Can the Singularity be far behind? 😉

Here’s the link…Popular Science.

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Obama’s thin resume–video embed (from BarackBook.com)

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Video Embed–Obama: “inflating tires can save as much oil as we can produce by drilling!”

UPDATE: Click here to the a pic of the Obama Energy Plan (the Obama Tire Pressure Gauge)!

This is stunning! What kind of intelligent life form can make such a statement and not burst out laughing.

I am speechless!

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Here’s the link to the video embed of the “Obama, Britney, and Paris” McCain ad.

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Obama at the University of Chicago “never completed a single work of legal scholarship” (NYTimes)

Discussion of Obama’s work as a law prof at Chicago is making the rounds lately and the conclusion is much the same as it was at the Harvard Law Review…he assiduously avoids taking a stand in print and/or leaving a paper trail.

Here’s excerpt and link…

Teaching Law, Testing Ideas, Obama Stood Apart
NY Times
By JODI KANTOR
Published: July 30, 2008


The young law professor stood apart in too many ways to count. At a school where economic analysis was all the rage, he taught rights, race and gender. Other faculty members dreamed of tenured positions; he turned them down. While most colleagues published by the pound, he never completed a single work of legal scholarship.

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Daniel Halper of Commentary Magazine provides an insightful analysis of Ms Kantor’s article here…“Anecdotes from Professor Obama”

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Obama tied to Iraqi government fraud? (Aaron Klein-WND)

Obama might have been more active as a Senator than we thought.

Let’s see if this story gains strength. Excerpt and link…

Obama tied to Iraqi government fraud?
by Aaron Klein
WND


JERUSALEM – Sen. Barack Obama’s office engaged in six months of negotiations with a company controlled by convicted criminal Tony Rezko to lobby the U.S. government to push through a nixed $50 million contact to train Iraqi security personnel at a site in Chicago.


The contract was awarded to Rezko’s company while Aiham Alsammarae, a long-time, close Rezko friend and a contributor to Obama’s campaign, served as Iraq’s U.S.-appointed electricity minister.


Rezko was a major Obama fundraiser and associate for two decades.


Alsammarae also awarded another Rezko-controlled operation as part of a $150 million contract to construct a 250-megawatt electricity plant in Iraq.


Alsammarae later was arrested by Iraqi authorities for bilking the coalition government out of some $650 million. He was sprung from prison under questionable circumstances in 2006 and escaped from Iraq, where he is still wanted for questioning with regard to major financial crimes.


The information raises questions into the nature of Obama’s relationship with multiple deals made by Iraq’s Electricity Ministry while Alsammarae was in charge. Obama has ties to Alsammarae and to the recipients of several of the massive contracts Alsammarae handed out.


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“New drug Rember brings ‘unprecedented’ Alzheimer’s treatment advance”–Times UK

This would be a Godsend for many! Excerpt and link…


New drug Rember brings ‘unprecedented’ Alzheimer’s treatment advance

Times UK
July 30, 2008
by David Rose


A new drug could prove at least twice as effective in treating Alzheimer’s disease as current medications and significantly slow the progression of dementia, researchers say.


The research team at the University of Aberdeen concluded that the drug, Rember, slows progression of the disease by up to 81 per cent.


Sufferers taking the drug three times a day for 50 weeks showed a slower decline in blood flow to the parts of the memory that are vital to the memory.


Experts hailed the study as a major development in the fight against Alzheimer’s, which affects an estimated 350,000 people in Britain and more than 26 million people worldwide.


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