Month: August 2012

World Gliding Championships 2012

The World Gliding Championship is going on in Uvalde this summer. After a couple of attempts I finally arrived at the appropriate time to watch some takeoffs and landings. As a side note, I didn’t realize that some of the larger gliders have their own power for takeoff. Anyhow, my daughter Carol was with me this time and she shot the following video. Enjoy! Here are some random shots from the gliding...

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Pres. Obama opposes jumping off cliffs

It was reported from the Oval Office today that President Obama adamantly opposes jumping off cliffs. Apparently even as a young Muslim growing up in Kenya his mother would frequently ask if his friends did it would he do it too! Republicans and Tea Partiers alike are furious with the President’s stance. According to former Governor Mike Huckabee “We will not standby and let this President outlaw cliff jumping. This is a free speech issue.” In a bold move former Governor Huckabee and Rush Limbaugh are organizing a national day of cliff jumping. They are calling on all patriotic...

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