Monday, December 23, 2013

On The 100th Anniversary Of The Federal Reserve Here Are 100 Reasons To Shut It Down Forever

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2013-12-23/100th-anniversary-federal-reserve-here-are-100-reasons-shut-it-down-forever

How to Keep Banks From Rigging Gold Prices

In his book “The Gold Cartel,” commodity analyst Dimitri Speck combines minute-by-minute data from most of 1993 through 2012 to show how gold prices move on an average day (see attached charts). He finds that the spot price of gold tends to drop sharply around the London evening fixing (10 a.m. New York time). A similar, if less pronounced, drop in price occurs around the London morning fixing. The same daily declines can be seen in silver prices from 1998 through 2012.

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-12-19/how-to-keep-banks-from-rigging-gold-prices.html

Fall Vegetable Garden

http://easttexasgardening.tamu.edu/homegardens/fallveggarden.html

simple prepping

simple prepping

http://simplepreppingnow.com

Sunday, December 22, 2013

Foods That Will Outlast You

-Macaroni Noodles 
-Old Fashioned Rolled Oats 
-Mustard (in a cool dark place)
- See more at: http://stephaniedayle1.blogspot.com/2013/03/go-ahead-and-buy-extra-of-these-foods.html#sthash.dsPIjzun.dpuf

etc.

the home front

stephaniedayle1

Why I Cannot Blame Russia and India

It is literally plagued with disease -- not only HIV (which is rising again), but also syphilis (which has made a comeback). 

Read more: http://www.americanthinker.com/2013/12/why_i_cannot_blame_russia_and_india_for_taking_on_the_gays.html#ixzz2oD8Fb7uA
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Saturday, December 21, 2013

Repressive Tolerance by Herbert Marcuse 1965

     Liberating tolerance, then, would mean intolerance against movements from the Right and toleration of movements from the Left. As to the scope of this tolerance and intolerance: ... it would extend to the stage of action as well as of discussion and propaganda, of deed as well as of word. 

http://www.marcuse.org/herbert/pubs/60spubs/65repressivetolerance.htm

GLAAD: Lethal Enforcers of the Left's Tolerance Mob

In the 1960s, radical philosopher Herbert Marcuse popularized the "repressive tolerance" theory of modern progressives. "Liberating tolerance would mean intolerance against movements from the right and toleration of movements from the left," Marcuse pontificated. "Certain things cannot be said, certain ideas cannot be expressed, certain policies cannot be proposed."
- See more at: http://cnsnews.com/commentary/michelle-malkin/glaad-lethal-enforcers-lefts-tolerance-mob#sthash.jA1ENX6I.dpuf

FEDERAL COURT: OBAMA’S PARTNERSHIP WITH MEXICAN DRUG CARTELS GOES FAR BEYOND GUNS

This is the fourth case with the same factual situation this Court has had in as many weeks. In all of the cases, human traffickers who smuggled minor children were apprehended short of delivering the children to their ultimate destination. In all cases, a parent, if not both parents, of the children was in this country illegally. That parent initiated the conspiracy to smuggle the minors into the country illegally. He or she also funded the conspiracy. In each case, the DHS completed the criminal conspiracy, instead of enforcing the laws of the United States, by delivering the minors to the custody of the parent illegally living in the United States….

http://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2013/12/federal-court-obamas-partnership-with-mexican-drug-cartels-goes-far-beyond-guns.php

Hitler’s Hunt for the Holy Grail and the Ghent Altarpiece

Hitler and other top Nazi leaders’ (Himmler foremost among them) interest in the occult is well and widely documented. The Nazi Party actually began as an occult fraternity, before it morphed into a political party. Himmler’s SS, ostensibly Hitler’s bodyguard but in practice the leading special forces of the Nazi Army, was wholly designed based on occult beliefs. Wewelsburg, the castle headquarters of the SS, was the site of initiation rituals for twelve SS “knights” that was modeled on Arthurian legend. The magical powers of runes were invoked, and the Ahnenerbe logo features rune-style lettering. Psychics and astrologers were employed to attack the enemy and plan tactics based on the alignment of the stars. 

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/12/21/hitler-s-hunt-for-the-holy-grail-and-the-ghent-altarpiece.html

Stopped in 80 Seconds: Armed Response, Not Gun Control, Halted School Rampage

But as reported in the Washington Times, the attacker's mission was stopped short by the quick response of an armed deputy sheriff who was working as a resource officer at the school.  Upon learning of the threat, the deputy ran from the cafeteria to the library, yelling for people to get down and identifying himself as a deputy sheriff.  The horrific incident lasted only a total of 80 seconds and ended with the shooter turning his gun on himself in the library as the deputy was closing in on him.  

http://www.nraila.org/news-issues/articles/2013/12/stopped-in-80-seconds-armed-response,-not-gun-control,-halted-school-rampage.aspx

2013 Will Finish One Of The Ten Coldest Years In US History, With The Largest Drop In Temperature

Before NASA and NOAA start tampering with the data, 2013 is one of the ten coldest years  in the US since 1895, and has had the largest year over year decline on record.
NOAA of course won’t talk about this, and will massively tamper with the data before releasing it.
...
NOAA will reporting something very different, because they subtract up to 1.7 degrees from older temperatures. Essentially all reported US warming is due to a hockey stick of temperature adjustments, which makes the past appear to be much colder than what the thermometers measured at the time. (They of course do not mention this in their press releases.)

Friday, December 20, 2013

northeast wildflower seeds

http://www.americanmeadows.com/wildflower-seeds/wildflower-mix/northeast-wildflower-seed-mix

Government Blatantly Wastes $30 Billion This Year

The report isn’t just big ticket items, it also includes a spate of rather obscure, little-known projects as well, including a federally funded grant of nearly $400,000 awarded to Yale University to study the “oddity of the duck penis.” - See more at: http://www.thefiscaltimes.com/Articles/2013/12/17/10-Most-Absurd-Stories-Government-Waste-Year#sthash.3H8ONZla.dpuf

The Obamacare ‘Shotgun Wedding’—Marry or Lose Your Home

Here’s where the law of unintended consequences comes into Obamacare. Thanks to the exchange programming, consumers are getting enrolled in Medicaid whether they understand what that means or not, and in much greater numbers than before. (In the first month, nearly 90 percent of all the enrollees in the federal and state exchanges were Medicaid applicants.)
Unless they look at the fine print in the paperwork in Washington and other states with similar asset-forfeiture regulations, any assets they own will not pass to their heirs but to the state instead.
- See more at: http://www.thefiscaltimes.com/Columns/2013/12/19/Obamacare-Shotgun-Wedding-Marry-or-Lose-Your-Home#sthash.tD5ZpezV.dpuf

Obama's 17-day trip to Hawaii costs taxpayers $4M

The vacation’s cost has been controversial from the start. The president and his friends pay for their own rental homes—about $25,000 a week in total, but the taxpayers pick up the $4 million bill for everything else – the cost of travel on Air Force One, security, waterfront housing for the Secret Service, Navy SEALs and Coast Guard, as well as accommodations for White House staff who are scheduled to stay at the luxurious Westin Moana Surfrider Hotel on Waikiki Beach.

http://washingtonexaminer.com/obamas-17-day-trip-to-hawaii-costs-taxpayers-4-million/article/2540987

VIP Hotel and Vehicles for Mandela Funeral Trip More Than $11M

State Department contract awards were posted this week for "Transportation services in support of Mandela Funeral" and "Accommodation in support of the Nelson Mandela funeral in South Africa."  The accompanying Justification and Approval documents estimated the cost of transportation at a maximum of $8,286,194.74.  The transportation contract covers only ground transportation in South Africa.  Costs for Air Force One and other air travel are not included.  Two contracts were listed for the cost of lodging: one for $2,042,850 for an estimated "3,240 lodging room nights" and another for $1,190,573 for an estimated "2,490 lodging room nights" stretching from December 6, 2013 to January 20, 2014.

http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/vip-hotel-and-vehicles-mandela-funeral-trip-more-11m_771470.html

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Politician: “Let’s treat all homeschool parents like felony child abusers”

there was a 2004 study titled, “Educator Sexual Misconduct: A Synthesis of Existing Literature,” commissioned by the Department of Education. It received no attention from anyone, but the findings were terrifying: nearly10 percent of all public schooled students had been raped, abused, or sexually harassed by teachers.
That makes the sex scandal in public schools many, many, many times more prevalent than the abuse epidemic in the Catholic Church. It’s not even close, actually. The Hofstra researcher who conducted the study had this to say: “The physical sexual abuse of students in schools is likely more than 100 times the abuse by priests.”

Why Ritalin Still Rules

today’s pediatric medications seem to help a different group of women: those who aren’t home all day, who are working outside the home, and who often don’t have husbands. A study in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, for instance, found that divorce essentially doubles the likelihood that a given child will be prescribed stimulants.

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

punk economics qe to infinity

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2013-12-18/fed-taper-what-happens-when-kidnapper-wears-prada

Wastebook 2013 Final

http://www.scribd.com/doc/192039604/Wastebook-2013FINAL

The Federal Reserve's Century of Failure

Inflation, for example, did not exist for the first 125 years of the Republic.  The purchasing power of $1.00 in 1789 had declined so slightly by1913 that a consumer would need $1.08 to buy the same things.  But during the last century, while the Federal Reserve System was exercising its powers over our money supply, the amount of money needed to buy what cost $1.08 in 1913 had risen to over $25.00 -- or, in other words, one dollar in 1913 is worth only about four cents in 2013.

Read more: http://www.americanthinker.com/2013/12/the_federal_reserves_century_of_failure.html#ixzz2npIiuzCz
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Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Total Credit Market Instruments vs GDP


http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2013-12-17/things-make-you-go-hmmm-being-completely-out-touch-reality

The Book That Trayvon's Parents Should Write

The hardest question the parents will have to ask is what effect did their multiple divorces have on the development of their son.  A full picture cannot ignore the fact that in his final months, Martin was being shuttled from one house to another, unwanted and barely tolerated.

Read more: http://www.americanthinker.com/2013/12/the_book_that_trayvons_parents_should_write.html#ixzz2njQcnnUC
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Monday, December 16, 2013

White-washing Mandela's Memory

the SA government offered to release him from prison in 1985 if only he'd renounce violence. He refused to do so.

Read more: http://www.americanthinker.com/2013/12/white-washing_mandelas_memory.html#ixzz2ngpZNeID
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Family breakdown disproportionately harms young males—and they’re falling further behind.

University of Pennsylvania sociologist Frank Furstenberg, a dean of family research, found “alarmingly high levels of pathology among the males.” They had more substance abuse, criminal activity, and prison time than the few boys in the study who had grown up in married-couple families.

http://www.city-journal.org/2013/23_4_boy-trouble.html

A Formula for Happiness

It turns out that choosing to pursuefour basic values of faith, family, community and work is the surest path to happiness, given that a certain percentage is genetic and not under our control in any way.

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/15/opinion/sunday/a-formula-for-happiness.html?_r=0

Inside the Saudi 9/11 coverup

After the 9/11 attacks, the public was told al Qaeda acted alone, with no state sponsors.
But the White House never let it see an entire section of Congress’ investigative report on 9/11 dealing with “specific sources of foreign support” for the 19 hijackers, 15 of whom were Saudi nationals.

Sunday, December 15, 2013

ARAPAHOE HIGH GUNMAN: REPUBLICANS ARE THE PARTY OF 'LET 'EM DIE'

"[Y]ou republicans are so cute" his post reads, with an image that says: "The Republican Party: Health Care: Let 'em Die, Climate Change: Let 'em Die, Gun Violence: Let 'em Die, Women's Rights: Let 'em Die, More War: Let 'em Die. Is this really the side you want to be on?"
Pierson also described himself in a Facebook post as "Keynesian" when it came to economic thinking, and criticized free market thinkers:
In one Facebook post, Pierson attacks the philosophies of economist Adam Smith, who through his invisible-hand theory pushed the notion that the free market was self-regulating. In another post, he describes himself as "Keynesian."

Plants won't grow near Wi-Fi routers, experiment finds

The experiment earned the five students top honors in a regional science competition. Moreover, according to a teacher at their school, Kim Horsevad, a professor of neuroscience at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden was so impressed with the experiment that he is interested in repeating it in a controlled scientific environment.

Learn more: http://www.naturalnews.com/043238_Wi-Fi_routers_radiation_plant_growth.html##ixzz2nXoAbFSn

Karl Halverson Pierson, 18, injured two students at Arapahoe High School, turned gun on self

Thomas Conrad, who had an economics class with the gunman, described him as a very opinionated Socialist.

http://www.news.com.au/world/two-students-injured-in-arapahoe-high-school-shooting/story-fndir2ev-1226783250108

Federal judge rules in favor of polygamous Utah family

"While we know that many people do not approve of plural families, it is our family and based on our beliefs," Brown wrote in a statement the family released through their attorney. "Just as we respect the personal and religious choices of other families, we hope that in time all of our neighbors and fellow citizens will come to respect our own choices as part of this wonderful country of different faiths and beliefs."

Read more: http://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2013/12/15/Federal-judge-rules-in-favor-of-polygamous-Utah-family/UPI-92441387086152/#ixzz2nXkrwyrw

Saturday, December 14, 2013

Tassajara Yeasted Bread

http://www.culinate.com/books/collections/all_books/The+Tassajara+Bread+Book/Tassajara+Yeasted+Bread

and pancakes

Two Christians Beheaded in New Jersey By Muslim Man: Media, Silent!

While the national media covers the Oscar Pistorius murder case wall to wall, the gruesome murder and beheading of two Coptic Christians by a Muslim has been virtually blacked out.
This despite the fact that the story was broken by an ABC television local affiliate in Jersey City two weeks ago.

Study: Earth was warmer in Roman, Medieval times Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2013/12/13/study-earth-was-warmer-in-roman-medieval-times/#ixzz2nRE4FqIp

According to Kullman, the temperature spikes were during the Roman and Medieval warming periods “were succeeded by a distinct tree line/temperature dip, broadly corresponding to the Little Ice Age.”

Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2013/12/13/study-earth-was-warmer-in-roman-medieval-times/#ixzz2nRDwTFLT

Colorado school gunman seen as bright and passionate about politics

Pierson's parents divorced in 2011, and he was believed to have lived with his mother, Robinson said late Friday. Authorities were investigating four locations: the school, Pierson's car, his mother's home and his father's home, he said.

http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/12/13/21896258-colorado-school-gunman-seen-as-bright-and-passionate-about-politics?lite

Friday, December 13, 2013

Telling harsh truths about the NHS is a bitter but necessary pill

When my immigrant wife first came to Britain, it took her ages to understand our GP system. If I fell ill, I had to wait days to see the doctor. But if she felt sick, the same doctor would see her that afternoon as she was categorised as a private patient (and paid a modest £50 for the privilege). As far as she could work out, it was a Russian-style system of bribery: the official system doesn’t work, but you can bypass it with a few backhanders.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/nhs/10513696/Telling-harsh-truths-about-the-NHS-is-a-bitter-but-necessary-pill.html

National Health SHAMBLES: Three damning reports describe mothers abandoned during labour, serious hospital blunders every day and how patients have lost faith in their GPs

Three damning reports last night laid bare the crisis in NHS hospitals, maternity units and GP surgeries.
One investigation revealed that a quarter of new mothers were abandoned by their midwives during labour, with some left to give birth on the floor or in corridors.

1974 : NCAR Called Global Cooling The “New Norm” And Blamed Climate Disasters On It

In February of 1972 earth-orbiting artificial satellites revealed the existence of a greatly increased area of the snow and ice cover of the north polar cap as compared to all previous years of space age observations. Some scientists believe that this may have presaged the onset of the dramatic climate anomalies of 1972 that brought far-reaching adversities to the world’s peoples.

http://stevengoddard.wordpress.com/2013/12/12/1974-ncar-called-global-cooling-the-new-norm-and-blamed-climate-disasters-on-it/

Thursday, December 12, 2013

200 Years Of Dollar Debasement

Cost since 1913? Well, the dollar has lost nearly 90% of its value and the purchasing power of that dollar has been eroded considerably.

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2013-12-12/200-years-dollar-debasement

The Federal Reserve: 100 Years Of Boom And Bust

In short, the revolution of 1913 shifted power from individuals, communities and states to the federal government and its powerful allies in the private sector. Hence, the Progressive Era expanded crony capitalism in America.

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2013-12-11/federal-reserve-100-years-boom-and-bust

Nelson Mandela and the Dangers of Deification

But Mandela was also a terrorist leader associated with the Communist Party during his early career. His ANC was responsible for violence and murder against both military and civilian targets. During his prison term, his wife Winnie became famous for allegedly using "necklaces" -- oil-soaked tires set aflame and placed around the heads of opponents. (They later divorced.) He remained close with Cuban dictator Fidel Castro ("Long live the Cuban revolution. Long live comrade Fidel Castro"), personally supported Libyan thug Moammar Gadhafi ("It is our duty to give support to the brother leader"), sold tanks to the Syrians and backed the terrorist Palestinian regime of Yasser Arafat ("There are many similarities between our struggle and that of the PLO"). Mandela said: "If there is a country that has committed unspeakable atrocities in the world, it is the United States of America. They don't care for human beings."

http://townhall.com/columnists/benshapiro/2013/12/11/nelson-mandela-and-the-dangers-of-deification-n1760870/page/full

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Fire And Ice — Volcanoes, Not CO2, Melt West Antarctic

Junk Science: Researchers have discovered a chain of smoldering active volcanoes under the West Antarctic ice sheet — which happens to be the ice sheet that climate hysterics say is proof of man-caused global warming.

Read More At Investor's Business Daily: http://news.investors.com/ibd-editorials/121013-682455-active-volcanoes-melting-west-antarctic-ice.htm#ixzz2nAPsHWFO
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Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Money as Debt

Video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jqvKjsIxT_8

Race against clock, cold in search for Nevadans

Pershing County deputies said aircraft and crews on the ground were searching for James Glanton, 34, his girlfriend Christina McIntee, 25, and the four children: a 10-year-old, two 4-year-olds and a 3-year-old.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/energy-environment/race-against-clock-cold-in-search-for-nevadans/2013/12/09/ffdb7f16-612f-11e3-a7b4-4a75ebc432ab_story.html

Monday, December 9, 2013

CBO:Top 40% Paid 106.2% of Income Taxes; Bottom 40% Paid -9.1%, Got Average of $18,950 in 'Transfers'

The top 40 percent of households by before-tax income actually paid 106.2 percent of the nation’s net income taxes in 2010, according to a new study by the Congressional Budget Office. At the same time, households in the bottom 40 percent took in an average of $18,950 in what the CBO called “government transfers” in 2010. - See more at: http://cnsnews.com/news/article/terence-p-jeffrey/cbotop-40-paid-1062-income-taxes-bottom-40-paid-91-got-average-18950#sthash.XYQ7nZSi.dpuf

High School Sex Ed Indoctrination Reaching Dangerous Levels

The website aids.gov reports, “Although men who have sex with other men (MSM) represent about 4% of the male population in the United States, in 2010, MSM accounted for 78% of new HIV infections among males and 63% of all new infections.”

http://townhall.com/columnists/rachelalexander/2013/12/09/high-school-sex-ed-indoctrination-reaching-dangerous-levels-n1759689/page/full

IRS Goes After Obamacare Whistleblowers: An Interview with C. Steven Tucker

What subsequently transpired for Tucker has deepened his impression that the twin IRS notices were no coincidence, but an attack by our federal government, an orchestrated effort at intimidation of them both.  Friday, December 7th, he was visited in his home by an IRS official and received yet another threatening notice by mail.

Read more: http://www.americanthinker.com/2013/12/irs_goes_after_obamacare_whistleblowers_an_interview_with_c_steven_tucker.html#ixzz2myj1gy77
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Sunday, December 8, 2013

Amazing Macro-Photography Of Individual Snowflakes [10 Pictures]

Photographer Alexey Kljatov takes incredible close-up photos of snowflakes in his backyard in Moscow. "I capture snowflakes on the open balcony of my house, mostly on glass surface, lighted by an LED flashlight from the opposite side of the glass, and sometimes in natural light, using dark woolen fabrics as background." Read More: http://www.natureknows.org/2013/11/amazing-macro-photography-of-individual.html

Obama Flubs Inequality Message

Actually, there’s plenty of evidence that unwed childbearing, father absence and fraying kinship and community networks exacerbate the problems of low-income people and make it incredibly hard for them to gain a foothold in the middle class. These are thorny problems that aren’t easily solved by the kinds of government measures Obama champions. So his speech says very little about the ways that strong marriages, family stability, or a robust role for churches in helping struggling Americans improve their lives can all improve economic mobility in this country. These social and cultural factors are arguably root causes of inequality, and it’s a pretty conspicuous omission to ignore that in a presidential speech on the subject. 

http://www.the-american-interest.com/blog/2013/12/05/obama-flubs-inequality-message/

Selling out over the long term

Forbes has a profile of a single mother of four on minimum wage. She has 20-27 hours of work at MacDonalds. She makes $400-600 per month and receives food stamps and other government assistance. She dropped out of school in grade 9 when she had her first child at age 17. She aspires to gt her GED and become a pharmacy technician. She has high levels of debt. Her rent is $650/month which is more than her monthly income.

http://nextbigfuture.com/2013/12/selling-out-over-long-term-to-achieve.html

The Post-Work Economy A permanent dependency class means a citizenry deprived of dignity.

“Work” and “purpose” are intimately connected: Researchers at the University of Michigan, for example, found that welfare payments make one unhappier than a modest income honestly earned and used to provide for one’s family. “It drains too much of the life from life,” said Charles Murray in a speech in 2009. “And that statement applies as much to the lives of janitors — even more to the lives of janitors — as it does to the lives of CEOs.” Self-reliance — “work” — is intimately connected to human dignity — “purpose.”

http://www.nationalreview.com/article/365724/post-work-economy-mark-steyn/page/0/1?splash=

Habeas Chimpanzee The nonhuman rights campaign.

The New York litigation is based on a 1772 King’s Bench ruling that ordered an escaped and recaptured African-American slave named James Somersett freed as a “person” rather than sent to Jamaica as chattel.

http://www.weeklystandard.com/articles/habeas-chimpanzee_769627.html#

Saturday, December 7, 2013

Comrade Mandela’s Secret Life

The South African Communist Party is admitting Nelson Mandela was a high-ranking member. Will the media report these facts? Or will the “myth” continue to prevail?

http://www.aim.org/aim-column/comrade-mandelas-secret-life/

Reagan Freed South Africa

This was opposed by the violent and pro-communist African National Congress, which promoted terror tactics and fought bitterly with their black rivals. Many ANC leaders, such as Oliver Tambo, Communist party leader Joe Slovo, and of course, Mandela's wife Winnie, were merely thugs
Nelson Mandela had been imprisoned since 1962, not for political activity, but for his part in the ANC's bombing campaign of government facilities.



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Friday, December 6, 2013

41% of Net New Jobs in November Were in Government

Federal, state and local governments hired a net additional 338,000 workers in November, equaling 41 percent of the total of 818,000 net additional jobs created in the United States during the month. - See more at: http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/terence-p-jeffrey/41-net-new-jobs-november-were-government#sthash.3l8ISI2m.dpuf

This Mind-Boggling Profile Of Osama Bin Laden Came Out Exactly 20 Years Ago Today

When asked if they were militant training camps, the "Saudi entrepreneur"  and future leader of al Qaeda told Fisk: "I am a construction engineer and an agriculturalist. If I had training camps here in Sudan, I couldn't possibly do this job."

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/1993-independent-article-about-osama-bin-laden-2013-12#ixzz2mhPuMsPU

Mandela, the man once branded a 'terrorist' by the US

Until five years ago, Mandela and other members of the ANC remained on the US terror watch list because of their armed struggle against the apartheid regime, which yielded to majority rule in the mid-1990s.

http://news.yahoo.com/mandela-man-once-branded-39-terrorist-39-us-051042047.html

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Obama delivers landmark speech vowing to close gap between rich and poor – but just 1 PER CENT of Americans say that's what concerns them most

'I believe this is the defining challenge of our time,' Obama said of income inequality. 'It drives everything I do in this office.'
But according to Gallup polling from November 7-10, the most recent numbers available, only 1 per cent of Americans believe the 'gap between rich and poor' is the 'most pressing issue' facing the country.
Yet Obama promised on Wednesday that 'for the rest of my presidency, that is where you should expect my administration to focus all of our efforts.'


Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2518179/Tone-deaf-Obama-stakes-future-closing-rich-poor-economic-gap-just-1-PER-CENT-Americans-say-thats-concerns-most.html#ixzz2mbZJgZbq
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To Propagandize The West, Lenin Recruited A Corps Of “Useful Idiots

Contrary to what you might have heard, there really was a world communist conspiracy.Its purpose was not just agitation but propaganda. To bring it about, V.I. Lenin recruited a special corps of propagandists for what was to become the Communist International.

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Global-warming ‘proof’ is evaporating

Yet the evidence to the contrary was there all along. Back in 2005 I and others reviewed the entire hurricane record, which goes back over a century, and found no increase of any kind. Yes, we sometimes get bad storms — but no more frequently now than in the past. The advocates simply ignored that evidence — then repeated their false claims after Hurricane Sandy last year.
http://nypost.com/2013/12/05/global-warming-proof-is-evaporating/


Wednesday, December 4, 2013

ariat boot

Men's Rambler Square Toe Boot - Mocassin


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Sex, Lies, and ObamaCare

Happiness in life requires setting aside what we want, and allowing the uncontrollable forces of nature -- death, life, manhood, womanhood, the womb, the breast, the babe in the cradle -- to deal with us on their terms.  For if we try to deal with them on our terms, even with the greatest intentions, we destroy things

Read more: http://www.americanthinker.com/2013/12/sex_lies_and_obamacare.html#ixzz2mVTNX1Th
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CONGRESSIONAL STUDY: MURDER RATE NEARLY HALVED FROM 1994 AS GUN OWNERSHIP SOARED

A Congressional Research Service (CRS) report shows that while gun ownership climbed from 192 million firearms in 1994 to 310 million firearms in 2009, crime fell—and fell sharply.

According to the report, the "firearm-related murder and non-negligent homicide" rate was 6.6 per 100,000 Americans in 1993. Following the exponential growth in the number of guns, that rate fell to 3.6 per 100,000 in 2000.
This rate rose from 2004 to 2005 and got as high as 3.9 in 2006 and 2007, but it then resumed falling in 2008, the year the Supreme Court ruled in District of Columbia v. Heller that individual firearm possession is Constitutionally protected—particularly for self-defense. This figure fell to 3.2 per 100,000 by 2011.

Nigerian man survives 3 days at bottom of Atlantic

As the temperature dropped to freezing, Okene, dressed only in boxer shorts, recited a psalm his wife had sent him earlier by text message, sometimes called the Prayer for Deliverance. “Oh, God, by your name, save me. ... The Lord sustains my life.”
To this day, Okene believes his rescue after 72 hours underwater was the result of divine deliverance. The 11 other seamen aboard the tug Jascon 4 died.

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

A Challenge to Our Beliefs

Back in the 1940s, before the vast expansion of the welfare state and the ideology of victimhood used to justify it, there was no such gap on test scores between black schools in Harlem and white, working class schools on New York's lower east side.
You can find the data on pages 40-41 of an article of mine in the Fall 1981 issue of "Teachers College Record," a journal published by Columbia University -- that is, if you think facts matter more than rhetoric or social visions.

Obama reveals $100 million HIV research initiative

President Barack Obama has announced a new initiative at the National Institutes of Health in pursuit of a cure for HIV.
Obama says his administration is redirecting $100 million into the project to find a new generation of therapies.


Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/obama-reveals-100-million-hiv-research-initiative-article-1.1535029#ixzz2mPanQmhS

WH: Food Stamps 'Are Boosting the Economy'

The White House says every $5 in new SNAP benefits generates as much as $9 in economic activity for participating grocery stores and farmer's markets.
"It's estimated that an additional $1 billion in SNAP benefits supports an additional 8,900 to 17,900 full-time-equivalent jobs -- including 3,000 farm jobs," the White House said.
- See more at: http://cnsnews.com/news/article/susan-jones/wh-food-stamps-are-boosting-economy#sthash.bvgFqQ0d.dpuf

Power struggle: Green energy versus a grid that's not ready

Green energy is the least predictable kind. Nobody can say for certain when the wind will blow or the sun will shine. A field of solar panels might be cranking out huge amounts of energy one minute and a tiny amount the next if a thick cloud arrives. In many cases, renewable resources exist where transmission lines don't.
"The grid was not built for renewables," said Trieu Mai, senior analyst at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.


http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-grid-renewables-20131203,0,1019786.story#ixzz2mPTWMb00

Monday, December 2, 2013

Cheap, easy, low-waste bookshelf plan

Build an easy, portable 3' x 8' wooden bookshelf in about 20 minutes, with a minimum of tools and less than 1% waste, for about $60. The basic concept can be modified to create any size shelf system needed.

http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-easy-low-waste-bookshelves/

Arctic ice cap grows 29% in one year

Some eminent scientists now believe the world is heading for a period of cooling that will not end until the middle of this century - a process that would expose computer forecasts of imminent catastrophic warming as dangerously misleading.

Read more: http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2013/12/arctic_ice_cap_grows_29_in_one_year.html#ixzz2mLAiG6ZT
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How the Nazis Used Gun Control

In 1933, the ultimate extremist group led by Adolf Hitler seized power and used the records to identify, disarm, and attack political opponents and Jews. Constitutional rights were suspended, and mass searches for and seizures of guns and dissident publications ensued. Police revoked gun licenses of Social Democrats and others who were not “politically reliable.”

http://www.nationalreview.com/article/365103/how-nazis-used-gun-control-stephen-p-halbrook

Sunday, December 1, 2013

Insurance companies, brokers and consumer advocates say a highly publicized national wave of health plan cancellations largely bypassed Texas. There are several complex reasons, but one of the biggest is this: Following the example of Arkansas and other Southern states, the Texas Department of Insurance told health insurers in June that they could compress the contractual period of this year’s policies. That meant they could be renewed late this year.

Insurance companies, brokers and consumer advocates say a highly publicized national wave of health plan cancellations largely bypassed Texas.
There are several complex reasons, but one of the biggest is this: Following the example of Arkansas and other Southern states, the Texas Department of Insurance told health insurers in June that they could compress the contractual period of this year’s policies. That meant they could be renewed late this year.

Iran: Quran has marked Israelis as ‘rabid dogs and pigs’

“This vicious temperament of dogs and pigs is you (Israel),” said Ayatollah Mohammad Imami Kashani, a member of the Assembly of Experts, the body that appoints the supreme leader, at Tehran’s interim Friday prayer. “The Quran has marked on your foreheads that you will be humiliated. The Zionist officials are like animals, and truly as rogue thugs they do whatever they want, killing people, creating bloodshed and destroying whatever they want.”

Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2013/11/30/iran-quran-has-marked-israelis-as-rabid-dogs-and-pigs/#ixzz2mDyvxH81

WHAT YOUNG GAY MEN DON’T KNOW ABOUT AIDS

Thomas R. Frieden, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, was a bit more frank. “Unprotected anal intercourse is in a league of its own as far as risk is concerned,’’ he said. Three decades of data demonstrate the truth of that statement. If unprotected anal intercourse is rising among gay men—a trend noted not just in America but in much of the Western world—the rates of HIV infection will surely follow.

http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/comment/2013/11/what-gay-men-have-forgotten-about-aids.html

Saturday, November 30, 2013

When We Lose Antibiotics, Here’s Everything Else We’ll Lose Too

http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/superbug/

Inflation, Shortages, And Social Democracy In Venezuela

The economic turmoil in Venezuela has received increasing international media attention over the past few months. In September, the toilet paper shortage (which followed food shortages and electricity blackouts) resulted in the “temporary occupation” of the Paper Manufacturing Company, as armed troops were sent to ensure the “fair distribution” of available stocks. Similar action occurred a few days ago against electronics stores: President Nicol├ís Maduro accused electronics vendors of price-gouging, and jailed them with the warning that “this is just the start of what I’m going to do to protect the Venezuelan people.”

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2013-11-29/guest-post-inflation-shortages-and-social-democracy-venezuela

Metallic Money (Gold/Silver) vs. Credit Money: Know The Difference

Increases wealth disparities vs. does not increase wealth disparities. The higher debt load facilitated by a credit money system results in greater flows of wealth from the debtor class to the creditor class. The higher debt load leads to increased disparities in income, more very poor and very rich and fewer of the middle class.

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2013-11-29/metallic-money-goldsilver-vs-credit-money-know-difference

Extreme weather events are increasing: yet another green propaganda myth


What the report shows is that – contra m'learned professorial friend at that conference the other day; contra Sir Paul Nurse and the Royal Society – there is no more evidence that there has been a recent increase in extreme weather events than there is that we are in the throes of runaway global warming.

http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/jamesdelingpole/100248380/extreme-weather-events-are-increasing-yet-another-green-propaganda-myth/

Friday, November 29, 2013

The ObamaCare lie and the global warming lie


http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2013/11/the_obamacare_lie_and_the_global_warming_lie.html

U-M Paul DeWolf murder case: How stolen laptop's 'Find my Mac' app led to arrests

In a court hearing earlier this month, Ann Arbor Police Detective Katie Nucci detailed for 15th District Judge Joseph Burke how investigators used the laptop to build their case against Shaquille Jones, 21, and Joei Jordan, 20.

http://www.freep.com/article/20131128/NEWS05/311280023/paul-dewolf-suspects-medical-student-laptop-case-solved-ann-arbor

Fort Myers teen arrested after random attacks

In many cases across the country, teens are recording the punches and kicks on their cell phones then posting them online. The attacks are often impossible to predict and prevent.
"What's not fun about it? Just go up to a random person, slap them and run away," said another teen.
This story also has personal ties to Lee County Sheriff Mike Scott. Last October, his daughter was sucker-punched on the campus of Florida Gulf Coast University. The man who did it was caught and found guilty.

Cancer Patient Who Spoke Out Against ObamaCare Now Being Audited

Now suddenly Bill Elliot is being audited for 2009 with an interview only scheduled in April 2014. Assuming he lives that long. That might be a coincidence, but Tucker is being audited back to 2003.
That’s a rather strange coincidence.

Thursday, November 28, 2013

Why climate change is (still) far too important to be left to scientists

At this point we are already guaranteed to be the laughing stock of the future, for having entertained this nonsense for even a single year. A cautionary tale of mass hysteria, comparable to the witch-burners or the millenarian doom-cults, all the more so because we were more technologically advanced and fancied ourselves so superior to them.

http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/jamesdelingpole/100247973/why-climate-change-is-still-far-too-important-to-be-left-to-scientists/

Feds refuse to tell House committee about their global warming spending

Eleven federal agencies that declined to testify at a Sept. 18 hearing on their global warming spending also missed a Nov. 22 deadline to provide a congressional panel with written information about the issue.
The House Committee on Energy and Commerce asked officials at 14 agencies to testify at the hearing.
...
Together those agencies have spent at least $70 billion on global warming activities since 2005, according to the Congressional Research Service.

Pardon these turkeys

As the National Park Service and NASA understand. They are among the federal agencies that have their own SWAT teams. The Agriculture Department, however, stresses sensitivity. A video of its “cultural sensitivity training” shows employees being instructed to call the Pilgrims who created Thanksgiving “illegal aliens.” 

http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/george-will-pardon-these-turkeys/2013/11/27/aa718f32-56c8-11e3-8304-caf30787c0a9_story.html