Monday, June 30, 2014

Congressman Dana Rohrabacher's open letter to the president

Written by Congressman Dana Rohrabacher   
Monday, 30 June 2014

An Open Letter to the President

Dear Mr. President:

My apologies for missing your commencement address at the University of California at Irvine on June 14, honoring the 50th anniversary of one of our fine academic institutions. Meetings with my constituents just seemed more pressing, and, of course, we can meet back in Washington whenever it's convenient for you.

In any case, between fundraisers and enjoying the "Zot! Zot! Zot!" chants of the graduating Anteaters, the questions I have raised about your "green" agenda clearly were on your mind. You evidently determined that ridiculing those, like me, who question your "settled" science would be the best way to make your case.

To the laughing grads, you said: "And today's Congress is full of folks who stubbornly and automatically reject the scientific evidence about climate change. They will tell you it is a hoax, or a fad. There was one member of Congress who mentioned a theory involving ‘dinosaur flatulence' - which I won't get into."

Mr. President, we both know I have referred to the theory of man-made global warming as a "hoax," and, yes, I once used the phrase "dinosaur flatulence" as a soft jab at what I considered to be climate alarmism.

What I have learned is never to underestimate humorless zealots, especially those cloaked in the pretensions of "science." My little attempt at lighthearted ridicule was reported and endlessly repeated as though it is something I seriously believe.

The continuing misrepresentation of my humor underscores my observation that global-warming alarmists misrepresent what they portray as facts. One of the traits of a fanatic is the willingness to conduct personal attacks, to limit debate, to use questionable facts and to seek government to impose policy on others.

Sir, my congressional colleagues and I cannot ignore costs when making decisions. Simply put, no matter how apocalyptic the theory behind it, we cannot make this crony-capitalist concoction of yours into a policy priority.

We're also obliged to hold in check the coercive ambitions of a science-government complex, that with research grants, regulatory overreach and legislative conceit corrals scientists into acquiescence and conformity.

That complex corrupts scientific method itself. When one of your top EPA administrators came before the Science, Space and Technology Committee, I asked her about the much-heralded claim that "97 percent" of scientists form a global-warming "consensus" - consensus being historically antithetical to scientific inquiry itself.

Her stammered answer would have made any U.C. Irvine student blush, as would any such feeble research. Did anyone ever ask 97 percent of the world's scientists? Seriously?

It turns out, the sampling that led to this preposterous 97 percent claim was a questionnaire of scientists predisposed to agree. Tautologies are commonplace in politics, but this kind of methodology has no place in academia. And those charged with regulating us should be disqualified when they resort to them.

This dodge, Mr. President, was repeated when I asked the same question to the head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, as well as your own science adviser, John Holdren. None would defend the claim that 97 percent of all scientists support the theory of man-made global warming.

Moreover, reported land-based, near-surface temperatures have not increased in the past 17 years. Not one of the more than 70 different climate models predicted such a pause.

Meanwhile, analyses and studies that disagree with the predetermined intergovernmental outcome, such as the recent study showing that Antarctic glacier melt is a result of volcanoes, are ignored by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and by your administration.

Despite our current severe conditions in California, there is less global drought now than "average." All climate models predict a wetter California in a warming world, not a drier one.

No aspect of the weather or climate currently being blamed on people is outside our planet's recent natural variability. The same cannot be said for your suggested increases in America's regulatory burden.

Current, credible calculations show that under the EPA's carbon-dioxide mandates, by 2100, 19 million jobs will be lost and more than $4 trillion in U.S. tax dollars spent just to achieve a reduction in average temperatures of 0.032 degrees Fahrenheit.

That breaks down to 224,000 lost jobs every year (a bleak scenario for the graduates you addressed), a cost of an additional $51 billion annually, and $3,400 in higher energy costs to the average American family just to achieve a pointless reduction in warming - a warming that has not shown its face in 17 years.

Mr. President, the word "hoax" does begin to define what you just tried to pass off on our university graduates.


Yours faithfully,

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher,
48th District, California

Dana Rohrabacher is vice chairman of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee.

Royal flush

  • A white, Christian male has the lowest hand — it’s like he’s got just one high card, maybe an ace. So almost everyone trumps him.

  • A white woman is just a bit higher — like a pair of twos. Enough to beat a white man, but not much more.

  • A gay man is like having two pairs in poker.

  • A gay woman — a lesbian like McGregor — is like having three of a kind.

  • A black lesbian is a full house — pretty tough to beat.

  • Unless she’s also in a wheelchair, which means she’s pretty much a straight flush.

  • The only person who could trump that would be a royal flush. If the late Sammy Davis Jr. — who was black, Jewish and half-blind — were to convert to Islam and discover he was 1/64th Aboriginal.
Gay activists have met their match with Muslim barbers

Confidence in the president is now at its lowest since President Barack Obama has been in the White House.

POLITICO: Poll: Confidence in government plummets

Sunday, June 29, 2014

New book reveals truth about what happened in Benghazi

According to the book Dark Forces: The Truth About What Happened in Benghaziby Kenneth R. Timmerman, released today, the attack and kidnapping of Suleymani’s men by Ansar al-Sharia was completely staged to make the NSA and CIA think the plan to kidnap Chris Stevens and attack the CIA annex had been cancelled. The plan was merely altered, however, to have Ansar al-Sharia carry out the attack on the Benghazi consulate and CIA annex instead of Suleymani’s men. Suleymani didn’t believe Ansar al-Sharia could successfully kidnap Chris Stevens, so Suleymani ordered Chris Stevens to be murdered instead.

The NSA, CIA, and Obama fell for an elaborate ruse that left four Americans dead.

That was why Obama would not send in help to Benghazi. That was the reason for the ridiculous story of a protest turned violent over an internet video. And that was the reason for the biggest coverup in U.S. history.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Details emerging about Obama's real past

by Shawn Glasco at
Articles from October 27, 2012 through June 25, 2014:
The Bizarro World of Barack Obama's Birth Narrative:

Did Barack Obama Sr. visit Hawaii in 1971?

Did baby Barack Obama live with Ann Dunham in Seattle?

The Marriage of Obama's Parents: 'In Name Only'?

Are Obama's 1961 Birth Announcements Fake?

In 2011, oil production on federally-controlled lands -- lands under presidential control -- decreased by 275,000 barrels per day.

While President Obama's claim that domestic oil production has increased during each of the four years he has been in office is correct, both the CRS report U.S. Oil Imports and Exports and data from the Energy Information Administration (EIA) show that domestic oil production increased at a similar rate during 2004 to 2008, the last four years of the George W. Bush administration. In other words, the increase in domestic oil production under President Obama is, in reality, a continuation of a trend which began under President Bush.
In addition, the President of the United States - any President of the United States - can only control oil and gas exploration and production on lands and offshore areas owned and controlled by the federal government. According to U.S. Oil Imports and Exports, 96% of the increase in domestic oil production since 2007 has taken place on privately owned, nonfederal lands, thus making it oil and gas production in which Presidents Obama and Bush had little or no role.
According to the EIA report Fossil Fuels Produced from Federal and Indian Lands, 2003-2011, only 31.8% of all domestic oil produced in 2011 came from federal lands under the president's control. The 31.8% of oil and gas produced on federal lands in 2011 was actually below the nine-year average of 33.4%, the EIA report shows.
In reality, reports the EIA, 68.2% of the increase in U.S. oil and gas production in 2011 came from state and privately-owned lands not under the president's control. While oil production on state and privately-owned lands increased by almost 150 million barrels from 2010 to 2011, production on federally-owned lands during 2011 actually decreased by 14% or 83 million barrels from a nine-year high reached in 2010.
The CRS report U.S. Oil Imports and Export, confirms that in 2011, oil production on federally-controlled lands -- lands under presidential control -- decreased by 275,000 barrels per day.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Monday, June 23, 2014

Myth: It's "children" who are swarming our Southern border

In any other administration, the debacle unfolding across our Southern border would be dominating the news. But in the Age of Obama, it jostles for attention with a host of other scandals and catastrophes. . .

80% of the migrants are male, and 83% are over 14. Some are gang members or other type of criminals. If the Obama administration thought they were future Republican voters, they would be driven away with cattle prods. Instead, the illegal immigrants are being sent to various parts of the U.S.

Here's a look at how other nations' hourly rates stack up against each other...

"In Northern Europe, social partners are reluctant to the introduction of a minimum wage because they want to keep control of wage setting."
Voters in Switzerland overwhelmingly struck down a proposal to set the country’s minimum wage at what would have been the highest in the world at about $25 an hour, or 22 Swiss francs…This would have been Switzerland’s first federally mandated minimum wage. Other countries without minimum wages include Denmark, Germany, Italy, Norway and Sweden, all where there is more collective bargaining between employers and workers to establish pay.

Saturday, June 21, 2014

Fun family hike turns tragic for their dogs

From Toby Wisneski of LEAVE NO PAWS BEHIND:
I was so unnerved and saddened by the article today about the Golden who died of heat stroke while hiking with it's humans in 95 degree temperatures. I cannot even wrap my head or heart around that tragic situation. Please everyone, the temps are soaring into the 100's, the pavements are scorching hot and the heat beating down makes the air thick and difficult to breathe at times! Please, please do not allow your pets to be out in these conditions! Even if there is shade the air is still very warm and water will evaporate very quickly! Dogs are like kids, you know, the little tots who tell you, "the waters not cold", as their lips are purple and quivering! Well dogs will run, jump and play with no thought of their own safety or outside temperatures! They want to please, they want to be with you every possible moment HOWEVER these hot and humid days, "the dog days of summer", can be very deadly for them! If you must walk them, do it in the morning and evening times when it cools down and make sure you have water or at least a spray bottle. The cement is hot and their little paws are tender and will burn and trust me when I say, they will never complain! Common sense will tell you if you are uncomfortable, so are they! ALSO, NEVER, EVER LEAVE YOUR PET OR CHILD IN A CAR ALONE AT ANY TIME!!! Protect the pets, they are your dogs, your 4 legged family fur members and you love them, so please, please keep them safe!
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A family on a fun hike in La Tuna Canyon Park with their two dogs had a fatal turn of events for the family dogs. The two family dogs couldn’t handle the 95 degree heat and began to go into convulsions, using all the water they had to try and cool down the overheated dogs was not enough to save the larger one.

Dr. Ann Hohenhaus, of the Animal Medical Center in New York, recommends: If you have refrigerated water handy, pour it over your dog, completely soak a towel in water, put your dog in the backseat covered with the wet towel and get to the veterinary clinic. But don’t waste time trying to find cold water or ice if it’s not readily available, she says. Just get the dog to a veterinarian immediately. “Don’t spend an hour trying to cool down the dog,” she says.

Dogs can’t tell you they are over heated, it is up to you the owner to make sure that they have more than enough water to keep them cool. Even when in the shade, if the temperature is just too high, a dog can get heatstroke. Dogs with any health condition that impairs normal breathing can suffer it too.

Also, it’s important to remember that just because you might be able to tolerate 98 degrees in the shade with a cool drink in hand, it doesn’t mean your dogs can. You can sweat – like crazy if you need to. You also can tell when it’s getting to be too much and leave the event if need be, go into an air-conditioned building on the grounds, or even drive around in your car with the air conditioning on full blast. Your dogs can do none of those things, except sweat a tiny bit through their paws. And pant. And pant. And pant.

Before you leave home, pack two bath towels big enough to cover your dog and enough refrigerated water to pour over a small dog or to soak the towels.

You don’t have to worry about your dog getting too cold, she says. But using cold water, even ice packs beneath your dog, while you drive to a clinic, won’t harm a dog with heatstroke, she says. If a dog is merely panting heavily and seems overheated, but can still drink and move around, you’re probably safe cooling it down on your own.

But if the dog has gray or purple lips, or can’t drink and stand on its own, Hohenhaus advises proceeding immediately to a clinic. Heatstroke can lead to seizures, coma and death. Only a veterinarian will be able to tell you when the dog has recovered.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

7/1/14: FACTA will require any foreign-based bank that deals with American citizens to report to the IRS

Vince Miller, senior market strategist with the Birch Gold Group, puts it simply: “Over the years, the dollar has increasingly becoming an albatross around the neck of foreign financial institutions. They were already getting tired of having to play our games, and now FATCA may very well be the last straw that pushes them to throw up their hands in disgust and walk away from our imposed headaches.”

So if you look at what is going on from a thirty thousand foot level, you have a multitude of factors pressuring the reserve currency status of the USD. The Russians and the Chinese are leading the BRIC countries to dump the dollar as a trade settlement vehicle. FACTA will push countries all over the world to stop dealing with American clients and to stop using the dollar altogether.

Pure Genius: How Dean Kamen's Invention Could Bring Clean Water To Millions

This college dropout has teamed up with the Coca-Cola company -- this is a MUST READ!
Using a process called vapor compression distillation, a single Slingshot can purify more than 250,000 liters of water per year, enough to satisfy the needs of about 300 people. And it can do so with any water source—sewage, seawater, chemical waste—no matter how dirty.

For communities that lack clean water, the benefit is obvious, but to realize that potential, the Slingshot needs to reach them first. Which is where Coke comes in: The company is not just a soft-drink peddler; it is arguably the largest, most sophisticated distribution system in the world. That’s important because the scale of the water crisis the world faces is unprecedented.

Water seems so abundant it’s easy to forget how many people don’t have a clean source of it. According to the World Health Organization, nearly a billion people lack ready access to safe drinking water, and hundreds of thousands die every year as a result. Many more fall terribly ill.

Plenty of water-purification tools exist, of course—chlorine tablets, reverse-osmosis plants—but they all have drawbacks. Either they’re not adequately portable; they require replacement parts that can be hard to come by; or, most vexing of all, they remove only certain kinds of impurities, leaving others to poison the unwitting.

HAT TIP: Instapundit


The vet stated that giving a dog ice to chew or ice water is a big NO, NO! There is no reason for a dog to have ice/ice water. Normal water at room temperature, or cooling with cold towels on the inner thigh, is the best way to help cool a dog. The vet explained it to me like this: If you, as a person, fall into a frozen lake what happens to your muscles? They cramp. This is the same as a dog’s stomach.

I felt the need to share this with everyone, in the hopes that some may learn from what I went through, I do not wish this on anyone. Baran is home now doing fine. So please, if you do use ice and ice water, beware of what could happen.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Citizens fight back against dumping of illegals in our country

Press Release: Law offices of Orly Taitz

The public can make a difference.

We have seen an earthquake in DC when the House Majority leader went down in flames for his support of amnesty. Time for the public to act. Corrupt Obama regime created a crisis in banning deportation of children through an unconstitutional executive order, which goes against the US immigration laws and against the best interests of this nation. This ban on deportation of illegals became a magnet for hundreds of thousands of illegals. Now Obama is seeking 2 billion dollars for their accommodation.accommodation. After incurring 7 trillion dollars of additional debt, Obama is seeking more money to pay for his anti-American policies. The public can make a difference and stop Obama’s destruction of this nation.
  1. Public is urged to call every congressman and demand “NO” on any funding for accommodation of illegals. Congress has to pass a resolution seeking immediate deportation of all illegals and sanctions against the nations of origin for the full cost of deportation of their citizens. US assessed sanctions against Russia, which is half a world away. US can issue sanctions against Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras and Venezuella and stop issuing any and all visas for citizens of these countries, stop importation of all products from these countries an freeze the bank account of their leaders until they pay for the deportation and repatriation of their citizens who invaded the US.

  2. The public is urged to contact the governors and Attorney Generals of every state and demand immediate deployment of the National guard of every state to stop the invasion of illegals and demand an immediate legal action against Barack Obama and Obama regime, seeking repayment of the cost of apprehension of illegals and the cost of up-keeping of illegals, as well as Ex Relator status from the court to step in the shoes of the Federal Government, which is derelict in its duties and assume the function of deportation of illegals. Anti-American policies of Obama cost US jobs and bankrupted the Social Services of multiple states.

  3. Demand criminal investigation of individuals who are complicit and aiding and abetting violation of the US immigration laws, such as the owner of face-book Mark Zuckerberg and stock trader George Soros.

  4. If members of the public would like to be a part of a civil RICO challenging Obama, contact attorney Orly Taitz at Taitz is working pro bono. Donations can be given by pay-pal at or or by mail at 29839 Santa Margarita, ste 100, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

Did you know that women also landed at Normandy in 1944?

Here's a Normandy Beach landing photo they don't show you in textbooks. Brave women of the Red Cross arriving in 1944 to help the injured troops.

Bad ass.

Monday, June 16, 2014


A cowboy from Texas attended a social function where Barack Obama was trying to gather support for his Health Plan. When Obama discovered the cowboy was from President Bush's home area, he started to belittle him by talking in a southern drawl and single syllable words.

As he was doing that, he kept swatting at some flies that were buzzing around his head. The cowboy says, "Y'all havin' some problem with them circle flies?"

Obama stopped talking and said, "Well, yes, if that's what they're called, but I've never heard of circle flies."

"Well, sir," the cowboy replies, "Circle flies hang around ranches. They're called circle flies because they're almost always found circling around the back end of a horse."

"Oh," Obama replies as he goes back to rambling. But, a moment later he stops and bluntly asks, "Are you calling me a horse's ass?"

"No, sir," the cowboy replies, "I have too much respect for the citizens of this country to call their president a horse's ass."

"That's a good thing," Obama responds and begins rambling on once more.

After a long pause, the cowboy, in his best Texas drawl says,

"Hard to fool them flies, though."

Sunday, June 15, 2014

US Quietly Moves 12 Detainees Out Of Secretive Afghanistan Prison!

First it was the five top Taliban commanders traded for the traitor Bowe Bergdahl. Now this. The traitor in the White House seems determined to endanger Americans by releasing as many jihadis as he can. It’s no wonder that these releases were not publicly announced.

But no worries: the Pakistanis say they’ll monitor these jihadis to make sure they don’t have any “militant ties.” That’s right: the pro-jihad Pakistani government will make sure that everything is fine.

Friday, June 13, 2014

Obama Midwifes The Birth Of The Islamic Caliphate

Investor's Business Daily telling it like it really is.

PS: I just don't think he'd INTENTIONALLY do that UNLESS he were a Muslim, gosh, it just has to mean that he's totally incompetent to run anything, especially a country!

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Border Patrol organization accuses Obama of creating flood of immigrant children for political purposes

An organization of former Border Patrol agents Wednesday charged that the federal government, under the administration of President Obama, is deliberately arranging for a flood of immigrant children to arrive in America for political purposes.

Cancer patients fly free (multiple resources)

I have a friend who has been accepted for treatment at NIH (National Institute of Health) and needs financial assistance for he and his wife to travel to Bethesda, Maryland. Here's some resources that help if you or anyone you know find themselves in this same situation:
To get the best care possible, sometimes cancer patients need to travel to treatment facilities that are far away from their homes. Traveling long distance for cancer treatments can be both exhausting and cost-prohibitive, potentially eliminating available treatments options for some patients. To help alleviate this burden, there are organizations who offer FREE air travel services for cancer patients, many on private jets.

Most groups who offer this free travel assistance require that the patient be ambulatory (able to walk and get into/out of the plane with little or no assistance) and be medically stable as the pilots are not able to provide any medical assistance. While some groups require proof of financial need, others do not. Typically, patients are allowed to be accompanied by one family member or support person.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Obama and Hillary behind that video?

Knowing what you know now, the biggest lies told by Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama very well may be that the “United States Government had absolutely NOTHING to do with this video”.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

People get ready...

The largest natural gas producer on the planet, Gazprom, has signed agreements with some of their biggest customers to switch payments for natural gas from U.S. dollars to euros. And Gazprom would have never done this without the full approval of the Russian government, because the Russian government holds a majority stake in Gazprom. There hasn't been a word about this from the big mainstream news networks in the United States, but this is huge.

Saturday, June 07, 2014

The left in America began as a political insurgency. Now it runs everything.

The GOP doesn't actually believe in anything. It's been through too many changes over the years. It's become a big tent for fiscal and social conservatives, as long as they don't actually try to set policy, for foreign policy hawks, as long as they don't push for anything Democrats are opposed to, and for an assortment of constituencies that add color and identity, but don't actually get their way.

Republicanism has become a bland colorless conservatism that stands for some sort of competence and a vague commitment to smaller government and a stronger national defense which exists in theory, not in practice. It's for morals, until they become too unfashionable. It's for apple pie, as long as it's not too fattening. It's for proving that the left is unfair to call it a crazy bunch of extremists.

In placid times, that can work. Ideology is tiresome and no one likes being yelled at. It's why the left does so poorly in most elections. But in troubled times, people want something to believe in. They don't want the hollow assurances of hollow men that everything is fine when it clearly isn't.

That's when the Republican Party actually has to stand for something and explain why it stands for it.

Neither party actually does that except in the vaguest of ways, but the public rightly senses that there is a system of coherent beliefs behind Obama. Many of them would run screaming for the exits if they had those beliefs spelled out for them, but they're not details people. They respond to passion and certainty. They like knowing that a candidate is animated by something more than careerism.

The public rightly sensed that there was no such system behind McCain or Romney. Both men believe things, but they're big on being pragmatists. Their beliefs adapt to the situation. They have their own moral centers, but it's not ideological. Their passions are personal, not political.

The Tea Party changed that.

Friday, June 06, 2014

Obama Aims To Identify, Promote Gay Landmarks Throughout National Parks

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The National Park Service is launching an initiative to make places and people of significance to the history of lesbian, gay, transgender and bisexual Americans part of the national narrative.

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell is convening a panel of 18 scholars next month that will be charged with exploring the LGBT movement’s story in areas such as law, religion, media, civil rights and the arts. The committee will identify relevant sites and its work will be used to evaluate them for inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places, designation as National Historic Landmarks, or consideration as national monuments, Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis said.

Thursday, June 05, 2014

Could Michael Hastings have been killed by our government to shut him up?

Even if the FBI was investigating Hastings over his NSA reporting, that was not their only investigation into Michael Hastings. Yesterday Eric Barlow, reporting for, brought to light a scarcely known FBI document that was obtained through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request:


Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Exclusive: The story you haven’t yet heard about Bowe Bergdahl’s desertion

Michelle Malkin reports.

Monday, June 02, 2014

This really might lead to Obama's impeachment

Taliban prisoner swap was ILLEGAL claims GOP as former federal prosecutor says it could lead to Obama's impeachment:
  • The president ignored a law – which he signed last year – requiring him to notify Congress 30 days before releasing anyone from Guantanamo Bay
  • The Obama administration never told Capitol Hill until after Bergdahl was in American custody and the US Taliban prisoners were preparing to leave
  • A former federal prosecutor told MailOnline that while the 30-day-notice law is probably unconstitutional, putting enemy combatants back in a position to harm Americans is an impeachable offense
  • A White House insider said Obama administration officials didn't anticipate how controversial Bergdahl's rescue would be, and compared it to the 1981 release of 52 US hostages in Iran
  • Since Saturday several of Bergdahl's former military comrades have said he was an Army deserter, and some have speculated that he also aimed to join with the Taliban in Afghanistan
  • An official Pentagon report concluded in 2010 that Bergdahl 'walked away,' so little effort was made to retrieve him, according to the AP

Put your car keys beside your bed at night.

Tell your spouse, your children, your neighbors, your parents, your Dr's office, the check-out girl at the market, everyone you run across. Put your car keys beside your bed at night.
If you hear a noise outside your home or someone trying to get in your house, just press the panic button for your car. The alarm will be set off, and the horn will continue to sound until either you turn it off or the car battery dies.
This tip came from a neighborhood watch coordinator. Next time you come home for the night and you start to put your keys away, think of this: It's a security alarm system that you probably already have and requires no installation. Test it. It will go off from most everywhere inside your house and will keep honking until your battery runs down or until you reset it with the button on the key fob chain. It works if you park in your driveway or garage.
If your car alarm goes off when someone is trying to break into your house, odds are the burglar/rapist won't stick around. After a few seconds, all the neighbors will be looking out their windows to see who is out there and sure enough the criminal won't want that. And remember to carry your keys while walking to your car in a parking lot. The alarm can work the same way there. This is something that should really be shared with everyone. Maybe it could save a life or a sexual abuse crime.
P.S. I am sending this to everyone I know because I think it is fantastic. Would also be useful for any emergency, such as a heart attack, where you can't reach a phone. My Mom has suggested to my Dad that he carry his car keys with him in case he falls outside and she doesn't hear him. He can activate the car alarm and then she'll know there's a problem.
Please pass this on even IF you've read it before. It's a reminder.