A Hymn and The Mystery of time
Posted on Thursday, February 27, 2014 6:25:01 AM by markomalley
It is late on the east coast of the United States, the 23rd hour (11 pm) of the day we have called Feb 25. But where my Uncle, Fr. George Pope lives, (he is a priest in Bangladesh), not only is it Feb 26th, but it has been so for some time.
It is 9 in the morning there and they are likely arriving at work just now; on a day that has yet to begin for me. Further to the east, in Sydney Australia, it is 1pm in the afternoon of feb 26th and they are returning from lunch; before I have even gone to bed.
… by Jim W. Dean, VT Editor
Dear Folks, As many of you know, I love to say, “You just can’t make this stuff up.”
Even now we are still discovering that more way of killing masses of civilians were being experimented on all the time. That this happened in New Zealand with their long anti nuclear history is even more bizarre. But that is what a World War does to people…stimulate their killing instincts.
We are reposting this Telegraph piece (God Bless them for printing it) not only as a dusty musty old archived find, but for one much more important. If they were discovering little goodies like this during WWII for creating ‘natural’ disasters, how far do you think the science has come since then, light years maybe?
(GyG: What “The Folks” Are Sayin’) ~ Rendezvous with Destiny… (“…..Who would have thought that it would fall to us, some of us in our so-called declining years (unless 60 is the new 40) to rescue the Republic? In our lifetimes, we have had the war in Vietnam, and the Reagan revival, and now we find the left has been tunneling under us all along. Last Tuesday, the platform we thought was solid collapsed…”)
…..Who would have thought that it would fall to us, some of us in our so-called declining years (unless 60 is the new 40) to rescue the Republic? In our lifetimes, we have had the war in Vietnam, and the Reagan revival, and now we find the left has been tunneling under us all along. Last Tuesday, the platform we thought was solid collapsed as if its underpinnings had been eaten by termites, which they had.
The sky is falling… sort of. Over the last 10 years, the height of clouds has been shrinking, according to new research.
The time frame is short, but if future observations show that clouds are truly getting lower, it could have an important effect on global climate change. Clouds that are lower in the atmosphere would allow Earth to cool more efficiently, potentially offsetting some of the warming caused by greenhouse gases.
IM members are no doubt far more familiar than most people with the global nooks and crannies of the Internet, having searched out details on any number of possible bolt-holes, island paradises, relocation hot-spots, and just plain great places to live around the world.
With apologies to those readers who may already be familiar with the resources I’m about to describe, my experience has been that even dedicated Internet researchers often miss these three.First, Go GlobalA basic, often overlooked fact about the Worldwide Web is that you cannot simply use Google or any of the other U.S.-based search engines and actually search the whole world for relevant information.
Prison Planet.com » Read Between the Lines: Hollywood Mogul Buys 2,600 Acres of Farmland; Moving to New Zealand
James Cameron, the Hollywood producer responsible for blockbuster films like Terminator, Titanic and Avatar, is reportedly preparing to exit stage left. While the move for the Canadian born Cameron may initially be perceived as a rejection or denouncement of American policies and ideals, Cameron, who has made campaign donations to the Democrat Party in the past, most notably during the 2004 Presidential election where he supported democrat John Kerry, may have ulterior motivations, as evidenced by where he’s planning on moving and what he’s planning on doing once he gets there.
A coalition of hacker activists known as “Anonymous” — styling itself a “hacktivist” collective that fights for Internet freedom — took credit for bringing down websites belonging to the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the U.S. Copyright Office, and multiple heavy-hitting industry association sites. Most of the websites were back online by Friday morning.
The attack followed a major international piracy crackdown against the file-sharing firm Megaupload.com. American officials shut down the site — among the most trafficked in the world — and helped arrest at least four people in New Zealand accused of operating what the U.S. government called “an international organized criminal enterprise.” MegaUpload executives, none of whom are U.S. citizens, rejected the charges but remain in custody.
Internet activists and hackers, meanwhile, immediately sprang into action following news of the arrests. Anonymous used what is known as a “distributed denial of service” (DDoS) attack to target the U.S. government — including the White House — as well as top lobbying groups for Hollywood and the music industry. The well-known technique essentially floods a website with online traffic and eventually overloads its servers, causing it to temporarily shut down.
Activists meet to defend Internet from state control
Georgina Prodhan and Duncan Miriri
Sept 27, 2011
Internet activists accused governments of making it difficult for users of the Web, rights campaigners and private businesses to carry out their work through state attempts to seize control of the Web.
They said state officials were getting bolder in their drive to regulate the Web that has fueled Arab revolutions, enabled mass leaks of U.S. diplomatic cables and allowed online piracy to thrive.
“What we have seen in the last three years is that no longer do governments shy away from attempting to regulate Internet content,” said Joy Liddicoat, project coordinator at New Zealand-based Association for Progressive Communications, which seeks to protect people’s rights on and to the Internet.
They were speaking at the Internet Governance Forum in Nairobi on Tuesday, an annual event that brings together companies, non-profit groups, academics, engineers, government representatives and ordinary citizens.
Full article here
A woman sat next to her boyfriend’s body for nine hours after he choked to death on an in-flight meal.
Miss Preechakul said she noticed him shaking, but did not realise anything was wrong. ‘I thought he was laughing very hard,’ she said. ‘Then I looked at his face and his eyes were rolling and he couldn’t talk. His lips were turning purple.’
A doctor and two nurses among the passengers went to help after hearing Miss Preechakul’s screams. Mr Rippingale, who had been living and working in Singapore for three years, was carried to the galley where the medical team performed CPR, but were unable to save him.
His body was then moved to the crew rest area, where it was covered with a blanket. Miss Preechakul did not want to leave him and was given permission to sit with him for the remaining nine hours of the flight.
Last night she said: ‘One minute we were sitting next to each other kissing, holding hands and the next minute he was choking.
‘I’m struggling to come to terms with his death. He was so outgoing and generous.’
He was taking her to New Zealand so she could discover the country and share in his parents’ 50th birthdays.
‘This was a very difficult and sad event and our sympathies are with the passenger’s family,’ he said.
The cause of death, he said, will not be known until a coroner’s report has been released later this month.
(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk …
Within hours of Norway’s deadly bomb and gun attacks claiming at least 91 victims it has become clear that the horror was perpetrated by a Norwegian loner with rightwing Christian fundamentalist affiliations.
Yet President Barack Obama reacted immediately to the news of the atrocity to insinuate an Islamic connection and to justify America’s war on terror.
The US President said of the attacks: “It’s a reminder that the entire international community has a stake in preventing this kind of terror from occurring, and that we have to work co-operatively together both on intelligence and in terms of prevention of these kinds of horrible attacks.”
Prime Minister Key added: “If it is an act of global terrorism I think it shows that no country, large or small, is immune from that risk, and that is why New Zealand plays its part in Afghanistan as we try and join others like the United States in making the world a safer place,” he said.
On Friday evening local time, 32-year-old Anders Behring Breivik was captured by police moments after he went on a two-hour shooting rampage at a youth summer camp, killing at least 84 people, most of whom were aged between 14 and 18.
Hundreds of teenagers had gathered on the island of Otoeya, about 20 miles northwest of the capital, Oslo, for an annual summer camp organised by the Scandinavian country’s ruling Labour party.
Six-foot blond-haired Breivik was heavily armed and dressed as a policeman when he………………
Posted on Sunday, March 27, 2011 1:35:18 PM by Bigtigermike
In case anyone missed it, let me repeat something that is of a magnitude of 10 on the scale of news-quakes for Joe Public USA: America’s combined energy resources are, according to a new report from the Congressional Research Service (CSR), the largest on earth. They eclipse Saudi Arabia (3rd), China (4th) and Canada (6th) combined – and that’s without including America’s shale oil deposits and, in the future, the potentially astronomic impact of methane hydrates.
The energy facts in the CRS report should be making front page news all over America. Mostly it isn’t. Given the devastating news from Japan and New Zealand, it may be right to postpone dancing in the streets. But something else is going on. Even though they are going to dominate global energy supply for decades to come the insidious war on vital fossil fuels continues apace.
Thus it perhaps falls to a friend of the US (i.e. me) to state that if the White House is in any way serious about impacting the economic Black Hole that is the burgeoning national debt, reinvigorating business big-time, creating real jobs and restoring ebbing national wealth, the best shot by a distance if you’re American … well, you’re standing on it, or rather above it.
While love, spiritually speaking and in fiction, may make the world go around, it is energy – and mostly hydrocarbon energy – that actually drives it. As blockbuster thrillers sometimes put it, “Who will tell the President?”
While the US is often depicted as having only a tiny minority of the world’s oil reserves at around 28 billion barrels (based on the somewhat misleading figure of ‘proven reserves’) according to the CRS in reality it has around 163 billion barrels.
(Excerpt) Read more at energytribune.com …
Reports are emerging from Japan of a second nuclear reactor experiencing problems after a 8.9-magnitude earthquake struck the country, the largest in its history. Few details about the second plant are available at this time.
Meanwhile, at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, Japanese nuclear officials report radiation levels inside the plant have surged to 1,000 times their normal levels after the cooling system failed.The earthquake was 1,000 times more powerful than the one that struck Christchurch in New Zealand recently. It was also a thousand times more powerful than the quake that hit Haiti last year……………………..
Why all these “coincidences” involving natural disasters? Are they not “natural” after all?Here’s the excerpt that caught my eye this morning. It may not be evidence of anything, yet it might.
After all, the U.S. military had a huge operation “simulating” a tsunami scenario in Haiti in full swing at the time of the Haiti quake, and we also know the HAARP facility was pumping full blast at the time.
No accidental “coincidence” there.From NZHerald.co.nz Defence Force The Air Force has been helping to evacuate people from Christchurch. A Royal New Zealand Air Force C-130 Hercules aircraft evacuated people from Christchurch to Wellington this morning, and a second will follow, the Defence Force said.
It said staff had been preparing for a large exercise in the region and were now instead helping with the rescue effort.
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The mass bird and fish die-offs that have affected parts of the U.S. over the last week have now gone global, with Sweden, Brazil and New Zealand becoming the latest countries to experience a phenomena that has sparked both scientific intrigue and apocalyptic panic in equal measure.
Marine in drunken incident with girl, 14Townsville Bulletin Australia ^ | 5th October 2010 | Alexis GillhamPosted on Monday, October 04, 2010 8:49:27 PM by naturalman1975A US marine here as part of the military’s Exercise Hamel was taken into police custody and questioned after a drunken incident with a 14-year-old girl on The Strand on Sunday night.
The 23-year-old marine allegedly grabbed the girl who was skating past on a skateboard.He was taken to the Townsville watch house and interrogated for 90 minutes.The older sister of the girl who was present is understood to have asked that charges not be laid.
It has sparked concern as to how the Department of Defence would monitor the 6000-strong military contingent.Northern Region Crime Coordinator Acting Inspector Mick Walker said the incident was believed to have taken place outside the Seaview Hotel.”At 8pm a member of the US Marine Corps, who we believe had been drinking at the Seaview, was involved in an incident with a 14-year-old girl,” he said.
“She had been skateboarding out the front when the suspect walked out.”We’re not sure exactly what happened but he’s touched her on the arm … she pushed him off and he staggered away.”Police attended the Seaview Hotel where they located the offender and took him into custody for investigation.Inspector Walker said the girl, who had been with her 22-year-old sister, made no formal complaint and the soldier was released at 9.30pm.
Exercise Hamel is the largest military training exercise to ever take place within the Australian Defence Force.More than 6000 troops from Australia’s Army, Navy and Airforce will descend on Townsville over the next month.Troops have also arrived from New Zealand and the United States Marine Corps to be part of the intense military exercise.
The Freedom Fighter’s Journal ^
| September 27, 2010 | RonboPosted on Monday, September 27, 2010 7:01:55 AM
The Leftist revolutionary forces and the revolutionary terrorist barbarians of radical Islam are allies in an unholy cabal with the same goal in mind: The complete destruction of Western Civilization. They are opposed by only a few brave Freedom Fighters who understand that appeasement, compromise and living side by side by with these forces of tyranny is impossible and who realize that the best means to stop revolution is counter-revolution.
As is well known in my circle of friends, since 2005 with creation of The Freedom Fighter’s Journal, I’ve collected the names and locations of a large number of trustworthy people all over the USA, Europe and the world, who, whether they want to admit it at the present time, are a revolutionary cadre:
A small radical minority of rugged individualists and heroes who have been “Mugged By Reality” in a dozen different nations and understand that the various governments of the West cannot be reformed — They must be destroyed or they will murder our lives and liberties in time.My main focus is revolution in the USA first — a Blue Revolution — like the original American Revolution to restore liberty and put into place lasting checks on a return by socialists and Islamists to power.
I think if America, the world’s most powerful country, does a 180 degree turn in its politics, philosophy and culture: The rest of the world will follow our lead beginning with the Anglosphere countries: Britain, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.