Category Archives: Laura Dekker

Wind power is awesome.


It is a proven technology and has many untapped potentials. Wind power has been used successfully for many years; it may predate the employment of galley slaves (those who row,  probably not those who cook in the galley). Even now, … Continue reading

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Let’s all vote for President Obama.


There are excellent reasons! Trust me — Obama supporters told me and they must know. Sadly, our appreciation of President and Mrs. Obama has not kept pace with reality and we have disappointed them. As Michelle said to Oprah in … Continue reading

Posted in Abuse of Power, Appeasement, Church of Global Warming, Criticism sessions, Elections, EPA, Freedom, Gingrich, Global Warming, Government reliance, Humor, Laura Dekker, Luxury, Military, Money, Mormonism, Nonsense, Obama, Oil, Peace, Politics, Republicans, Romney, Satire, Society, TEA Groups, Teenager sails solo aroung the world, Torture, United States | Tagged , | 9 Comments

Success is Great!


If at first the jerks try to stop you, try again. Laura Dekker, a then thirteen year old young lady from the Netherlands, had long wanted to sail solo around the world in her twenty-six foot sailboat Guppy.  Although delayed … Continue reading

Posted in Cruising, Government and individual choices, Laura Dekker, Meddling, Sailing around the world, Teenager sails solo aroung the world | Tagged , , | 4 Comments