Feb 122018
 

A Virginia man uses a flamethrower to clear his driveway of snow!

Man Uses Flamethrower To Clear Snow Off His Driveway
Beats shoveling! The man who uses a FLAMETHROWER to clear his driveway of snow.

One man has found a neat way to avoid the laborious work of clearing the driveway of snow – use a flamethrower.

Nathanael Caplinger hit upon the idea when he read a magazine advertisement for a handheld flamethrower which highlighted its usefulness in clearing snow.

He first checked with state and local laws then consulted with officials about whether it was legal to use flames to clear snow.

From WRIC Newsroom/WSET:

One southwest Virginia man got a little overzealous when tasked with clearing his driveway after this most recent snow storm.

Nathanael Caplinger decided to leave his shovel in the garage, and use his flamethrower to melt the snow instead.

Caplinger told ABC affiliate WSET that he hates shoveling snow. So, after reading an ad in a magazine about a blowtorch, which advertised its usefulness in clearing snow, he decided to try it out.

He bought one after researching the state and local laws and consulting with local officials.

Caplinger said the flamethrower worked like a charm but emphasized the importance of using the device safely.

“Make sure there’s no flammables nearby,” he said. “Make sure it’s only what you want to burn, make sure afterward hang out for about a half hour, make sure nothing reignites.”

Public safety officials in Amherst where Caplinger lives said that while Caplinger’s method worked, it may not be for everybody.

The official encouraged anyone who is thinking about using such a device to contact local officials first.

 

 

Nov 062013
 

The Republican Party doesn´t want to win elections. They only want to destroy their base so they can keep their gravy train rolling. They are selling out America to the highest bidders.

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GOP Gives Up Virginia To Democrats Instead Of Giving Tea Party and Social Conservatives A Win

When the facts are considered in the slim victory that terribly flawed Democrat Terry McAuliffe had against Ken Cuccinelli, it’s hard to deny the conclusion that the Republican party decided it was better to abandon Virginia to the Democrat party than to allow the Tea Party and social conservatives to win.

Here they are:

  • The Republican National Committee spent three times as much in 2009 on the same race as they did this year.
  • The Chamber of Commerce spent one million dollars in the last Governor’s race, and not one dime on Cuccinelli.
  • While its often claimed that Tea Party candidates do poorly among independents, Cuccinelli actually won independents by 9 points, 47 percent to 38 percent.
  • “McAuliffe outraised Cuccinelli by almost $15 million,” and in the last weeks of the campaign, this left Cuccinelli with nearly no media exposure.
  • Even Politico wonders if Cuccinelli was beginning to turn the tide against the “War on Women” narrative, as he drove down McAuliffe’s lead among women from 24% in polling to 9%.

In the last month, Cuccinelli’s claim that the election was a referendum on Obamacare started closing the gap for him – the continuing debacle of Obama’s signature legislation was taking its toll on his opponent. But ultimately, he couldn’t close the gap without help.

Help that disappeared in the last weeks of the campaign, and could have pushed him over the top.

Finally, a libertarian third party candidate served as a spoiler, stealing a fair percentage of votes away from Cuccinelli, and diluting the conservative message.

To be sure, there were some missteps in the Cuccinelli camp, but the final results show that this could have been a win for Republicans, and the loss was due in no small part to the reticence of the national Republican party to support a social conservative.

If the Republican establishment had thought it important enough to carry Virginia into the “R” column instead of using the loss as a cudgel to beat the grassroots Tea Party insurgent movement, perhaps it would have devoted more resources towards winning this crucial election.

Instead, we’ll continue to hear how “extremist” conservatives can’t win elections, while they praise the Obama-hugging moderates like Chris Christie.

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Kung Fu Grandpa

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Mar 302013
 

Enjoy!

When Rev. Aamon R. Miller (of “Who’s Your Daddy” fame) saw a “senior citizen” practicing with his nunchucks in the parking lot of a Richmond, Va., Food Lion, he did what anyone in his position would do: He filmed and narrated the action.

“This, folks, right HERE is Richmond VA at it’s finest! Jesus be a radioactive fence all around me right now and forever!” reads the video’s YouTube description.

“One man. One Lord. One Faith. One Baptism. Two nunchucks.”

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Man In Cow Suit Robs Walmart Of 26 Gallons Of Milk

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May 022011
 

Walmart shoppers in Stafford County saw the sight of their lives Tuesday night—a cow, on all fours, trying to score gallons of milk.

An 18-year-old man dressed up in a cow suit stole 26 gallons of milk around 10:35 p.m. from the Garrisonville Walmart, Stafford County Sheriff’s spokesman Bill Kennedy said.

The man was apparently crawling while he exited the store, trying to emulate cattle, Kennedy said.

Soon afterward, witnesses told Stafford sheriff’s deputies that the man was handing out the pilfered milk jugs to passersby outside of the Walmart, Kennedy said.

It was unclear Wednesday how he managed to get all of that milk out of the busy store on Garrisonville Road.

Kennedy said that store employees saw the thief “skipping down the sidewalk” in the cow suit before leaving the immediate area.

Stafford County sheriffs said they went to a nearby McDonald’s restaurant for a disturbance call, and the responding officer saw a man — not in a cow suit — there that seemed to match the culprit.

The suspect was taken back to the Walmart, and management confirmed he was the thief of the pasteurized potion.

The cow suit was found in the man’s car, Kennedy said.

Kennedy did not identify the suspect, who was released on a summons to appear in court.

Kennedy admitted the theft was bizarre.

“This is probably one of the most unique efforts of shoplifting I’ve seen,” Kennedy said. “It might’ve been a prank that went wrong, but it isn’t as funny when [the suspect] breaks the law.”

Kennedy said the sheriff’s office didn’t have surveillance video of the theft, but said it would have been interesting to see.

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The Tea Party Rediscovers Colonial Williamsburg

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Aug 062010
 

My family and I had the pleasure of visiting Colonial Williamsburg this past July 4th where we witnessed a live reading of the Declaration of Independence. The visit was truly inspirational. We were surrounded by many patriotic Americans who also believe in American Exceptionalism and in the principles our Founding Fathers.


The original Tea Party may have been in Boston, but some modern-day “tea party” activists are finding a powerful narrative this summer at a different historic landmark: Colonial Williamsburg.

Amid the history buffs and parents with young children wandering along the crushed shell paths of Virginia’s restored colonial city, some noticeably angrier and more politically minded tourists can often be found.

They stand in the crowd listening closely as the costumed actors relive dramatic moments in the founding of our country. They clap loudly when an actor portraying Patrick Henry delivers his “Give me liberty or give me death” speech. They cheer and hoot when Gen. George Washington surveys the troops behind the original 18th-century courthouse. And they shout out about the tyranny of our current government during scenes depicting the nation’s struggle for freedom from Britain.

“General, when is it appropriate to resort to arms to fight for our liberty?” asked a tourist on a recent weekday during “A Conversation with George Washington,” a hugely popular dialogue between actor and audience in the shaded backyard of Charlton’s Coffeehouse.

Standing on a simple wooden stage before a crowd of about 100, the man portraying Washington replied: “Only when all peaceful remedies have been exhausted. Or if we are forced to do so in our own self-defense.”

The tourist, a self-described conservative activist named Ismael Nieves from Elmer, N.J., nodded thoughtfully. Afterward, he said this was his fifth visit to Colonial Williamsburg.

“We live in a very dangerous time,” Nieves said. “People are looking for leadership, looking for what to do. They’re looking to Washington, Jefferson, Madison.”

“I want to get to know our Founding Fathers,” he added. “I think we’ve forgotten them. It’s like we’ve almost erased them from history.”

It’s a common point of view among tea party activists. They say their unhappiness with Washington reflects how far the federal government has strayed, through taxation and regulation, from the Founders’ intentions.

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Billboard Of The Day: Vote the Liberals and Progressives Out in 2010

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May 162010
 

This Billboard is located on I-95 north at mile marker 71 near the Maury Street exit in Richmond, Virginia. A group of patriotic citizens pooled their money together and got it up 5/7/10. They hope to keep it up until November and are concerned about the future of the USA for their children and grandchildren.

Joke Of The Day: Obama In Heaven

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Apr 122010
 

Joke Of The Day: Obama In HeavenWhen Obama died, George Washington met him at the Pearly Gates. He slapped him across the face and yelled, “How dare you try to destroy the nation I helped conceive?”

Patrick Henry approached, punched him in the nose and shouted, “You wanted to end our liberties but you failed.”

James Madison followed, kicked him in the groin and said, “This is why I allowed our government to provide for the common defense!”

Thomas Jefferson was next, beat Obama with a long cane and snarled, “It was evil men like you who inspired me to write the Declaration of Independence.”

The beatings and thrashings continued as George Mason, James Monroe and 66 other early Americans unleashed their anger on the radical, socialist, leader.

As Obama lay bleeding and in pain, an Angel appeared. Obama wept and said, “This is not what you promised me.”

The Angel replied, “I told you there would be 72 Virginians waiting for you in Heaven. What did you think I said?”