Sunday, April 30, 2006
Sunday Porsche Blogging: Driving an Antique 911
Set up as a 911R the car is a handful. Unlike modern cars, even race cars, this antique does not have any boost in the steering mechanism; so the driver is essentially controlling a constant battle between the steering wheel and the accelerator pedal. Too much of either one will send the car into an immediate spin, a condition known as being “tail happy” or oversteer. The car currently has a small racing steering wheel, the better to stay away from the roll cage, but I can see why the car was originally delivered with a huge steering wheel, a little more leverage can’t hurt and the old-time roll cages weren’t in the way of anything. The difference between the ’66 race car and a modern sports car is like night and day, primarily because of the steering, you simply do not need to muscle a modern car around the track. It gives one a lot a respect for those old time race drivers; and I’m not even talking about the mortality rates that they faced.
C Sideline Sports Photography
Working the North Course at the Autobahn Country Club in a '66 911 on April 1
Quit Calling Muslims Camel F***ers, Ayatollah Khomeini Said that They Like Sheep and Little Girls
Signora Fallaci then moves on to the livelier examples of contemporary Islam -- for example, Ayatollah Khomeini's “Blue Book" and its helpful advice on romantic matters: "If a man marries a minor who has reached the age of nine and if during the defloration he immediately breaks the hymen, he cannot enjoy her any longer." I'll say. I know it always ruins my evening. Also: "A man who has had sexual relations with an animal, such as a sheep, may not eat its meat. He would commit sin." Indeed. A quiet cigarette afterwards as you listen to your favourite Johnny Mathis LP and then a promise to call her next week and swing by the pasture is by far the best way. It may also be a sin to roast your nine-year-old wife, but the Ayatollah's not clear on that.
If this is true, and I do not know enough about Mr. Khomeini’s work to state one way or another, this would be just ANOTHER disgraceful, backward aspect of Islam that we as a nation want to avoid at all costs. If true the opinions of the Grand Ayatollah should be shoved into the faces of those who wish to promote Islamic law (Sharia) in ANY community of the United States. After all, he was a major “thinker” on the Islamic scene for the last twenty-plus years of his life. Many Americans state that Republicans want to “drag us back to the ‘50s”, while ignoring the fact that we have a real live enemy (not a boogey man) that wants to drag us back to the middle ages, literally. An additional amusement with that line about the ‘50s is that it is usually spoken by members of a now stultified and reactionary Democratic Party.
Hat Tip: Little Green Footballs
Saturday, April 29, 2006
An Iraqi Man Don’t Need Him Around Anyhow
“There's one more kid
that will never go to school
Never get to fall in love,
never get to be cool.”
That line is an apt description of children’s lives in much of the Mid-East and in fact much of the third world. It’s a shame that Neil and his fellow musicians are not able to see that the policies that they espouse are an anathema to the idea of being “cool”. “Cool” can’t be bought and it sure as hell can’t be dictated by a government. I have a Beatles EP record that was smuggled out of the old Soviet Union during the ‘70s. Whoever made that record was cool, even though the cover still smells like the barnyard hay that it was probably made out of. What I am trying to say is that in repressive regimes “cool” is being against the regime that will not allow uncensored ideas. Here we are in the United States, arguably the freest nation in world history, and the people who consider themselves to be the most “cool” believe that “cool” lies in taking on a government that is promoting freedom. I think that they have it backwards. Unfortunately the world is full of kids who will “never get to be cool” and some of them would be just as happy blowing up Neil Young as blowing up the members of Lynyrd Skynyrd.
Arab Jihadists: More Attacks on the Internet
Friday, April 28, 2006
Democratic “Star” Barack Obama Helped Mobster’s Banker
Blogasphere Withstanding DNS Attack - Looks Like Arabs Doing Evil, Again
Yale Grad and Rhodes Scholar Does Evil
Thursday, April 27, 2006
Democratic Culture of Corruption: Illinois Democrats Run Alleged Mobster’s Banker for State Treasurer
Flying Debris has commented on the Democratic Culture of Corruption here and here. I must again note that corruption is a human frailty not necessarily specific to any American political party (Hello Ms. Pelosi).
Artist as Idiot
Hat Tip: Wizbang
Wednesday, April 26, 2006
Paris Bets Bentley and Loses
She Probably Shouldn't be Driving Anyways
Hotel heiress Paris Hilton is reported to have put up her Bentley in a hand of poker at her parent’s casino and she promptly lost the car. Her parents have wisely banned her from their casino tables. This auto related story is what passes for celebrity reporting here at Flying Debris.
Hat Tip: Luxist
University of Chicago had Mohamed Cartoon Discussion, the Invited Muslim Students Watched Film on Suicide Murderers Instead
Probably the funniest of the Danish cartoons
You absolutely could not make that headline up without getting into a lot of trouble from the Islamist apologists that haunt our media. Instead you only have to go as far as page 8 of section 2 in this morning’s Chicago Tribune for this laugher. The University of Chicago in Hyde Park is rightly considered one of the intellectual beacons of our society. What does it say about the Muslim community in Hyde Park that instead of having a rational discussion in which they defend their ideas (some would say taboos) they instead protest the event by spending the evening watching Paradise Now, a film that glorifies death by Jihad. It is interesting that the Tribune would even print the article considering their horrible (non)coverage of the cartoon controversy. Of course they couldn’t leave well enough alone, they had to bring CAIR into the discussion near the end of the article. I noticed the article this morning and as I never blog from the trading floor Eugene Volokh at the Volokh Conspiracy beat me to it.
Update: Looks like Little Green Footballs wrote about the Trib article this morning.
Jesse Jackson: Looking for Cash at March
Tuesday, April 25, 2006
Ex-Cub Rick Monday Still Remembered for Saving Flag during Flag Burning Incident in 1976
c Washington Post
Rick Monday saves the day April 25, 1976. Dude, like where's my flag?
Rick Monday, a former outfielder for the Chicago Cubs (among other teams) saved an American Flag from being burned in the Dodger Stadium outfield during a game thirty years ago today. The nation was celebrating our Bi-Centenial that year, making it a bad year to mess with the flag. As you can see from articles here, here and here Mr. Monday is still considered a hero for saving that flag thirty years ago.
A Hooters in Shanghai!
Springsteen Channels Seeger and Marx
I have not heard any of the new Springsteen album on which he sings a number of songs by the late Pete Seeger. Seeger’s populist anthems have been used by American communists for years as their anthems; they probably actually are their anthems. An interesting article about Mr. Seeger and American communists can be found here.
I am not surprised that Mr. Springsteen is covering the Seeger classics, some of them are pretty good songs and I get the idea that Mr. Springsteen identifies closely with the early communist movement; it ran parallel to the early labor movement, a subject that he has written about. Besides, liberal boomers are all over that stuff.
Shallow Islamic Association
We have also been repeatedly told by Muslims that the murders will “receive” seventy-two virgins for murdering infidels. The repeated and casual use of the term “infidels” by Muslims to describe non-Muslims also belies the “religion of peace” tag that Mr. Ahmad is trying to attach to his religion. Mr. Ahmad also neglected to write that we non-Muslims are considered inferior beings under Islamic law. Mr. Ahmad is simply trying to distance himself and his religion from other practitioners of his religion. If Mr. Ahmad was at all serious he would’ve written that he renounces Sharia, Islamic law. Mr. Ahmad also does not comment on the fact that Muslims around the world follow Imams rather than a central religious authority, so each one is essentially following the Koranic interpretations of a preacher. It is also notable that it is believed that the Koran can only be read in Arabic, leaving the non-Arabic speaker at the mercy of a preacher. Mr. Ahmad also leaves out the fact that the Koran (a document that I have only read in English) contains enough declarations on how life should be lead that one could make virtually any argument or excuse concerning the violence that is being perpetrated by Muslims around the world.
The sad truth is that being a neighbor to the Islamic world has historically been a dangerous proposition. Here in the US we are all fortunate that our Muslim neighbors are not actively taking up arms against “infidels” like Muslims in much of the rest of the world. Instead some try to get their way by employing people like Mr. Ahmad, who tries to make us feel so guilty for something that we have not done that we eventually acquiesce to much of Sharia anyways. Mr. Ahmad’s dishonesty cannot help relations between religions, we have eyes too. If Mr. Ahmad wants to be taken seriously he should be actively campaigning against any idea of imposing Islamic Law on non-Muslims, something that the poor “infidels” in the Islamic world would greatly appreciate.
Monday, April 24, 2006
This Time the Ferrari Stays Wheels Up
Hat Tip: Autoblog
Sunday, April 23, 2006
Here’s a Shocker
Hat Tip: Drudge
Sunday Porsche Blogging: Sloan Cars, the Low Mileage Porsche Place
Jerry Seinfeld's 7100 mile '97 Turbo S; at $225,000 the celebrity status likely doesn't add more than $25,000 to $50,000 to the price of this uber-rare air cooled classic
c Sloan Cars
The June issue of Hemmings Sports & Exotic Magazine has a great article (not yet on the web) about Richard Sloan and his passion for collecting low mileage and oddly optioned Porsches. His passion for those low mileage (mostly) 911s has lead him to start a business catering to those who want very low mileage used sports cars. It seems odd but some people don’t drive their Porsches, sometimes they are initially intimidated by the car and put it away, sometimes they have so many cars or do so little driving that they do not rack up many miles on any one vehicle, sometimes they plan not to drive the vehicle or it even falls through the cracks (what a problem!). His business, Sloan Cars in New Haven Connecticut has been advertising in Excellence Magazine for several years but the article about the collection/business is interesting in that it brings out tidbits like a relatively high mileage, at 30,000 miles, ’79 911 Turbo in beautiful Minerva Blue that had the $2000 (in 1979 dollars) optional color matching Blaupunkt radio control stick. Or his never titled ’97 Carrera with 450 miles on the clock. No doubt the cars are expensive, but when he says that this may be the most original, low mileage 914 on the planet, he may be right; other than some copies squirreled away in European museums. So if you are in the market for a low mileage original Porsche and you have the financial wherewithal, definitely head on out to New Haven and talk to Richard Sloan, just bring your checkbook.
A Challenge for the Blogosphere
Saturday, April 22, 2006
New Threat to the Electoral College – Congratulations Colorado
The National Review Online’s Tara Ross wrote a great article on this subject just the other day.
Hat Tip: Powerline News Blog of the Week Betsy’s Page
Foreign Supporters of Despots File “Amicus” Brief in Front of US Supreme Court
Left Wing Culture of Corruption Protests Against Free Speech
Democratic Culture of Corruption Catches up with the CIA
In this NY Times article about the firing the Times continues their bizarre assertion that they have the right to declassify top secret governmental information but that the President of the United States has no such right. To further their assertion of that “right” they use another anonymous source in the CIA:
"’It's a terrible situation when the president approves the leak of a highly classified N.I.E., and people at the agency see management as so disastrous that they feel compelled to talk to the press,’ said one former C.I.A. officer with extensive overseas experience."
Great, so now the Times has allegedly found somebody in the CIA who has the same nonsensical take on the Constitution that they have. On the bright side, this opinion doesn’t seem to be held by the majority in the CIA, as the Times notes in this passage:
“But another official, whose experience was at headquarters, said most employees would approve Mr. Goss's action. ‘I think for the vast majority of people this will be good for morale,’ the official said. ‘People didn't like some of their colleagues deciding for themselves what secrets should be in The Washington Post or The New York Times.’”
So, here we have a former Democratic appointee leaking classified information to the press, likely in an effort to harm the President of the United States. This is another instance of an individual taking the role of policy making out of the hands of elected officials and giving that role to his allies through the leaking of selected, sometimes inaccurate information.
Flying Debris has previously noted this nonsense here and here.
Hat Tip: Drudge
Democratic Culture of Corruption Makes W Va. Democrat a Multi-Millionaire
So back to West Virginia, Rep. Allan Mollohan (D-WVa), the top Democrat on the House Ethics Committee, was forced to step down yesterday after it was reported (several weeks ago) that Federal prosecutors were looking into Mr. Mollohan’s seemingly shady finances. Rich Galen, of the political blog Mullings, has reported that Mr. Mollohan’s net worth grew from $100,000 to $14,000,000 in just five years. Congressman Mollohan has an annual salary of $160,000 per year; his wife must be quite the saver. Now admittedly, Hilary Clinton’s futures trading endeavor had much higher returns (percentage wise), but this Mollohan guy is clearly no piker. Considering the crowd that she runs with, Ms. Pelosi may want to take a minute to ponder the old adage about throwing stones inside of glass houses.
Hat Tip: Powerline
Friday, April 21, 2006
Pro-Sharia Arab Group Represented by Son of US War Hero
Vodka Pundit Just Wondering
Thursday, April 20, 2006
Maybe those Conspiracy Theorists are on to Something: the E85 Capers
What struck my friend (and myself) as unusual was that Holley, the big aftermarket carburetor company, did not have an aftermarket set-up for E85. The engine builder said that when he called the Holley tech line that he was told that it is against the law to offer a complete E85 system. All of the needed parts were available to put the proper carburetor together, they just couldn’t be offered as a kit. Many racing applications use methanol, another alcohol, so the parts do exist. This possible legal issue struck me as strange so I called the tech line myself. I really got no response on the issue other than the fact that they do not have any E85 applications. The tech did offer that they have some very large drag race alcohol set-ups. He could not say whether there was a legal issue, in fact he wasn’t very familiar with E85 and asked if it was an alcohol application. The legal issue could have been a ruse to keep the engine builder from finding another supplier or going into the business himself. On the other hand if it is actually against the law to sell E85 conversion kits that would warrant some investigation; possibly of Jack Abramoff. It would also make SEMA question its lobbyists. That would be one heck of an insert: Americans cannot buy a conversion kit that enables them to use available fuels. I think that it’s more likely that there is not large enough of a market of motorists using that fuel; likely due to its limited availability. A fact that just gives a little more room for those conspiracy theorists.
Wednesday, April 19, 2006
Institutional Investors in NY Times Protest Rigged NY Times Board of Director Elections
Tuesday, April 18, 2006
FOX Rumor on Duke Lacrosse Case May Explain Jesse Jackson’s Op/Ed Piece
More Hard Bigotry from Jesse Jackson Sr in the Chicago Sun Times
It was very easy for Mr. Jackson to dismiss the apparent lack of DNA evidence by stating that “Something happened that night”. Again, if the accused were black men and Jesse could make a buck off of it, he would be down in Durham chanting “Whitey’s ‘Something’ Don’t Mean Nothing” or some other, more lyrical chant. Mr. Jackson should not have a column in the Sun Times; he is nothing more than a shill for his bank account. When Jesse makes money, the rest of us lose.
Horowitz asks Q of Day: Will Leftists Apologize for Their Aid to Admitted Terrorist?
Hat Tip: Powerline
Monday, April 17, 2006
Cheney's Donate $6.87 Million to Charity
Real $4 Million Ferrari to Blow Us Away
Autoweek's Artist Renditions Disputed
Last week’s Autoweek had an interesting letter to the editor concerning the $4 million Ferrari that Flying Debris noted here. The writer, Gary Bossert, claims to be a friend of the owner and he claims to have seen the car. Mr. Bossert wrote that the custom built Ferrari looks both different and better than the artist renditions that were in the Autoweek piece. Mr. Bossert says that the artist renditions “don’t do justice” to the real car and that we should all “just show up at Monterey, and be blown away.” For the owner’s sake I hope that Mr. Bossert is right, because the writer of the first letter has a point, the car does look kind of like a gussied up NSX.
Sunday, April 16, 2006
Sky Harbor's Wi-Fi is Great
Live-Blogging From the Phoenix Airport
Sunday Porsche Blogging: Old News, Porsche Buys 20% of VW
The Mercedes threat is one that is almost genetic, Mercedes fired Porsche founder Ferdinand Porsche in the ‘20s and blamed him for some manufacturing problems that they were experiencing at the time. It is said that the Porsche family has held a grudge ever since. When Porsche was looking for a partner to share the development costs of a new SUV they negotiated with Mercedes until Mercedes suggested that they take a share of Porsche in order to consummate the deal. Porsche Chairman Wendell Weideking walked out of the room. He knew that the Porsche and Piech families would never agree to such an arrangement.
A further Porsche genetic issue is the fact that Volkswagen was formed to build the car that we’ve come to know as the Beetle, a car entirely designed by Ferdinand Porsche and his engineering firm. In negotiations after WWII between Porsche and the Occupying Allies, the Porsche engineering firm received 1 German Deutschmark for every Beetle to be sold world-wide. This was payment for the prewar design work on the Beetle. Porsche has continued to do extensive amounts of design work for VW over the years. Porsche also shared design and manufacturing work with VW on the ill fated 914, a car whose unibody price was increased after a change in VW leadership, leaving Porsche without price control for a large portion of their product. That quickly doomed the wonderful but high priced 914-6; the standard 914 used a Porsche-breathed-on VW engine, as did a succession of the lowest priced Porsches. Porsche did not want to face this again with their very successful Cayenne line. The Cayenne shares its unibody with the VW Touareg. There were such rumblings last year concerning the VW engine used in the base model Cayenne, VW insinuated that it would stop building the engine that Porsche buys from them. For some family members it was 1968 all over again.
Since the early nineties when it looked like Porsche would go bankrupt or be swallowed up by another car company Porsche has radically changed their manufacturing processes. The company eagerly took the best of Japanese manufacturing prowess and added their own Germanic touches. They have also become very adept at exploiting the markets that they sell to. The cost of designing a new car has become so enormous that one failed vehicle could’ve put a small company like Porsche out of business. Since those dark days of the early ‘90s Porsche has successfully launched 3 new 911 Carrera models (1 air-cooled, 2 water-cooled, each having as many as 20+ variations), 2 models each of the Boxster and the Boxster S, the SUV Cayene (currently 4 variations), the new Cayman (a Boxster derivative) and in 2 years they plan to release a 4-door sedan named the Panamera. Add to that a very successful customer racing program. It is too early to judge the success of the Cayman but all of the other vehicles have been financial successes.
The Porsche management has struck me as prudent in the extreme; I doubt that they would take such a big risk if they didn’t believe in the future of VW. As the share prices for many auto companies are taking a beating Porsche likely sees value in VW at these price levels. They have also greatly aided their own business.
Saturday, April 15, 2006
NY Times: Even the Corrections are Dishonest. (Is the Times still Defending the Human Rights of Machines?)
Beyond the fact that the correction does not go far enough the Times continues its abuse of the English language by describing the targets of the relevant wiretaps as “Americans”. It is likely that some of the wiretap’s targets are citizens but it is almost assured that most are not actual citizens. Are members of al qaeda who are here illegally “Americans”? Are green card-holding members of al qaeda “Americans”? Are members of al qaeda who are here on student and tourist visas “Americans”? Are telephonic routing devices now considered “Americans”? The last point is one that has been lightly glossed over by most observers; it is likely that some of the phone numbers that have been tapped are nothing more than devices that forward phone calls to another phone number. Even simple cell and land based phones have that option. The rerouted phone number could be anywhere in the US or the world. Ever since this story broke last December, it has struck me that the Times and most of the rest of the “goofball media” may very well be defending the human and civil rights of machines. This is coming from the people who make common cause with the anti-globalization crowd. Rage against the machine indeed!
Friday, April 14, 2006
Kill the Blasphemous PETA Members! Whoops, I forgot, I’m not a Muslim
In an amusing aside to this Muslim Jihad silliness; during the summer of 2001 I was reading the Financial Times when I noticed a blurb that one Jusuf Islam had re-issued a Jihad against the author Salmon Rushdie. Jusuf is the former Cat Stevens, a washed up pop singer from the ‘70s. Imagine if other religions allowed pop singers to issue death edicts, the world would be a mess. Keith Richards would issue Jihads against bottles of Jack Daniels, Dolly Parton would issue jihads against gravity and I don’t even get me started on Marilyn Manson.
Thursday, April 13, 2006
Honda Introduces New Civic to Save the Planet
Hat Tip the Guys at Autoblog.
Hilary Says that We Need a 5 Year Plan part 2
"I suggest that we agree on the need for an economic strategy that keeps our economy growing and creating good jobs in the face of new competition, and that we strengthen the middle class--which is, after all, the engine of our growth and the backbone of our democracy,"
That is not economic policy; that is pandering to people who may not know better. Which raises another question, who are these people in the Chicago Economics Club? The only published quote by Ms. Clinton at the event that was on the subject of economics is the following:
"We need investments, decisions and policies that only all of us, acting together through our government, can make to set the stage for future prosperity."
I find such comments to be insulting, how could somebody say that we should run our economic decisions through the federal government? Is Ms. Clinton suggesting that Congress decide what the nation’s companies should do; or should a bureaucracy make those decisions? “All of us acting together” has uninvolved “stakeholders” written all over it. This all is little more than the same uninformed communistic nonsense that I have heard from the far left for my entire life. Her juvenile economic ideas are dangerous.
Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Hilary Says that We Need a 5 Year Plan
For those too young to remember, communist governments made big splashy “5 Year Plans” and things never changed for the better. Thus they had a regular need for new “5 Year Plans.”
Tuesday, April 11, 2006
Only 66 Days until Le Mans!
Audi Will be Tough to Beat Again This Year
c Flying Debris
Yep, only 65 test days left until the annual French 24 hour endurance race. The race was once immortalized by the late Steve McQueen in the movie Le Mans. Interestingly McQueen and his crew actually entered cars in the 1970 race and filmed the race for the movie. This year’s race is particularly interesting with a great variety cars and builders involved. The top tier prototype (LMP1) cars will likely be lead by the new Audi diesel race cars that were so successful at Sebring; they are however third and fourth on the grid. The less powerful prototype class (LMP2) has some interesting cars including a Radical; a car that you can go out and buy. I hear that the factory can even make the thing street legal. The top tier grand touring car class (GT1) includes a few racing versions of street going Ferraris, a Lamborghini, a bunch of Aston Martins and a bunch of Corvettes; this will be a great class to watch. The least powerful grand touring class (GT2) was once nearly completely filled with Porsche 911 GTRs, now the class includes a few Ferraris, a few Panozs and a few Strykers.
The entire field can be found here the French version of the great race’s web site can be found here and the English version can be found here.
Monday, April 10, 2006
Early Apexer and Allegedly Mobbed-Up Swedish Exec loses 2 Ferraris and 1 McLaren to LA Sheriff
Do Not Early Apex a Mid-Engine Car
Former Gizmodo executive Stefan Eriksson crashed his Ferrari Enzo into a pole while going 162 mph on the Pacific Coast Highway while still drunk at 6:30 one morning last February. He had some crazy story about a German guy driving the car and they were racing some mystery Mercedes McLaren SLR, sure thing pal. Mr. Eriksson left Gizmodo in the shambles of bankruptcy last year and the losses just keep piling up. There has also been talk concerning the involvement of the Swedish mob (who knew?) in the company’s sordid financial affairs. Just last month Mr. Eriksson’s wife was arrested for driving one of the uber-rare SLRs around LA with no driver’s license and British plates. I would say only in LA, but these two are actually European.
Last Saturday Mr. Eriksson was arrested and is being held without bail by Immigration authorities. CNN is reporting that his car collection, consisting of 2 Enzos and 1 SLR, actually owned by some British financial institutions who thought that the cars were in Britan, is now in the hands of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Dept. As you can see from the photo, one of his Ferrari Enzos is now a "parts car."
Foolish Affleck Wants to Hang President
Sunday, April 09, 2006
Sunday Porsche Blogging – Why the Cayenne is a Good Thing for Porsche
Democrats Try to Give Presidential Powers to the Press
Saturday, April 08, 2006
More Evidence of Coming Collapse of Europe
Swede Ilya Mayer, takes note of the Swedish Chancellor of Justice’s comments on Swedish Mosques calling for the wanton murder of Jews using suicide bombers, he described such calls as simply part of the ongoing Middle East debate. European states have much more strict hate speech laws than we have in the States but it is instructive to watch how some become subservient to a zealous and threatening religious minority. I don’t think that the Minister is helping anybody except certain extremist Imams with his comments.
A few weeks ago I had a conversation with a Jesuit theologian concerning the likelihood of a reformation in Islam. My friend the theologian stated that he expects a reformation in Islam but that he expects that such a transformation would take centuries. I neglected to ask him whether he expects western civilization to still be viable at that time. I wonder if Islam can reform itself during a time when it is so obviously technologically and educationally behind western civilization.
Hat Tip to Dhimmi Watch
Thursday, April 06, 2006
Crazy Democratic Congresswoman Has Bodyguards
Wednesday, April 05, 2006
Busta Rhymes Busts on Ferrari Owner
Hat Tip to the Autoblog
Democrats Filibuster for Felons
Tuesday, April 04, 2006
Crazy Democratic Congresswoman to America – the Check’s in the Mail!
Monday, April 03, 2006
DeLay to Step Aside
Crazy Democratic Congresswoman Tried to get Taxpayers to Fund her Day with Chef
Hat Tip, Michelle Malkin