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  • Your Peace comes from the fruit of your Obedience !

    03/20/2012 4:32:56 PM PDT · by Jedediah
    The Joshua Chronicles ,bible ^ | 3-20-12 | Jedediah
    My solace in you is derived from obedience that even in this small act you receive a great blessing ((( ("ME" ) )))"Jesus" So as you listen , follow and obey, We truly are one for you walk in my steps and I light the pathway before you ! Now come and remain well within my voice for I AM ALL of your provision in just this simple thing ! Joshua 5:6-12 New International Version (NIV) 6 The Israelites had moved about in the wilderness forty years until all the men who were of military age when they left Egypt...
  • Pink Floyd's Roger Waters says Britain should return Falklands to Argentina

    02/29/2012 7:08:40 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 54 replies · 3+ views
    Daily Telegraph (UK) ^ | 3:30PM GMT 29 Feb 2012 | Barney Henderson
    Pink Floyd star Roger Waters has reportedly stated that Britain should return the Falkland Islands, saying "Las Malvinas belong to Argentina". In an interview with Chilean television, Waters, who is on tour in South America, allegedly said he was "as ashamed as I possibly could be of our colonial past ... When we were out raping and plundering and stealing". The reported comments came as Argentina's industry minister called for all British imports to be banned as tensions escalate between the two countries ahead of the 30th anniversary of the Falklands conflict. A journalist for the Chilean TVN state channel...
  • The price of cooking the books

    02/26/2012 4:44:22 PM PST · by DeaconBenjamin · 23 replies
    The Economist ^ | Feb 25th 2012
    <p>HISTORY has left Argentines with more than their share of economic trauma. Having twice suffered destructive bouts of hyperinflation in the late 1980s, they are sensitive to rising prices. When they spot inflation their instinct is to dump the peso and buy dollars. But after the economy collapsed in 2001-02, horror at mass unemployment temporarily eclipsed the public’s fear of inflation. That has been the successful political calculation of the president, Cristina Fernández, and her late husband and predecessor, Néstor Kirchner. For years they stoked an overheating economy with expansionary policies. Faced with the resulting rise in inflation, their officials resorted to price controls—and to an extraordinarily elaborate deception to conceal the rise.</p>
  • REMAIN in ME "Show Me"I truly am your First Love [charismatic caucus]

    02/26/2012 9:42:28 AM PST · by Jedediah
    The Joshua Chronicles ,bible ^ | 2-26-12 | Jedediah
    Remain in Me ! "Show Me" I truly am your first love ! Have I taken you to the river to where you all belong ?! Have I placed in your hearts the beauty of song ?! Have I changed a visitation into an abide ?! Then why is it you forsake me and run and hide ? Is it that in my presence you do not know how to be , Quiet tranquil and just wait upon me ?! For if I am your Shepherd and truly pastor you in "your" ways , Then would it not behoove you...
  • Pride of Britain: Falkland Islanders stage 4x4 convoy to tell Sean Penn where to stick his views

    02/17/2012 2:10:17 PM PST · by C19fan · 39 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | February 17, 2012 | Lee Moran
    The Falkland Islands put on a show of strength against Argentine aggression and outspoken left-wing Hollywood actor Sean Penn - with a mile-long convoy of 4x4s. Dozens of Union Flag-waving Falklanders snaked their way out of the capital Stanley yesterday afternoon in a patriotic blur of red, white and blue. The procession, which looked at times like a summer carnival parade, is unlikely to scare Argentina into not launching an attack on the dispute archipelago. It is also doubtful it will force Penn, who has consistently backed Argentina in recent days, to keep his mouth shut. But it does act...
  • Fumbling the Falklands (Obama Administration Knifes Britain in the back again)

    02/15/2012 10:47:19 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    Hotair ^ | 02/15/2012 | Ed Morrissey
    Remember when Barack Obama promised to restore our standing with America’s allies and exercise “smart power” in diplomacy? Good times, good times. In the latest dispute over the Falkland Islands, Obama has failed to support our closest ally on the world stage even after their military and diplomatic support for our wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, in what the Telegraph’s Nile Gardiner called another knife in the back: First, military weakness is provocative. Argentina ramped up its aggressive rhetoric and diplomatic efforts to reclaim the Falklands only after P.M. Cameron announced massive cuts to the Royal Navy and British ground...
  • Falkland Islands newspaper calls Cristina Fernández de Kirchner a *itch (edit mine)

    02/10/2012 6:38:33 AM PST · by C19fan · 5 replies
    UK Guardian ^ | February 8 ,2012 | Rory Carroll and Uki Goni
    The Falkland Islands newspaper the Penguin News has triggered uproar on Argentinian social networks by calling President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner a *itch. The newspaper's website uploaded a photo of Fernández briefly using the insult as a file name on Wednesday, a day after she accused Britain of militarising the south Atlantic islands. (edit mine)
  • Argentina Trying to Screw with Britain in the Falklands Again ('cuz It Worked-Out SO Well Last Time)

    02/09/2012 7:13:42 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 34 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | February 09, 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    Back in April '82, a failing right-wing junta in Buenos Aires  -desperate for some populist appeal/diversion to quell domestic (economic) unrest- attempted to buoy public support through an ill-advised nationalistic military conquest. And it worked, for a while: not only was the planned invasion and occupation of the Falklands launched prematurely (for political reasons) with lightly-trained troops, the military government -under the command of General Leopoldo Galtieri- severely underestimated the steely resolve of PM Margret Thatcher in attacking what they refer to as the 'Malivinas', a small group of British-held islands 300 miles off the Argentine coast (then subsequently the inhospitable South Georgia Islands +840 miles further out to...
  • Astronomy Picture of the Day -- The Belt of Venus Over Mercedes, Argentina

    02/07/2012 4:22:45 AM PST · by SunkenCiv · 15 replies
    NASA ^ | February 07, 2012 | (see photo credit)
    Although you've surely seen it, you might not have noticed it. During a cloudless twilight, just before sunrise or after sunset, part of the atmosphere above the horizon appears slightly off-color, slightly pink or orange. Called the Belt of Venus, this off-color band between the dark eclipsed sky and the blue sky can be seen in nearly every direction including that opposite the Sun. Straight above, blue sky is normal sunlight reflecting off the atmosphere. In the Belt of Venus, however, the atmosphere reflects light from the setting (or rising) Sun which appears more red. Below the Belt of Venus,...
  • Argentina calls William Falklands 'conquistador'

    02/02/2012 6:22:36 AM PST · by Army Air Corps · 20 replies
    AP via Yahoo News ^ | 31 January 2012 | Michael Warren
    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina said it doesn't seek another war over the Falkland Islands, and accused Britain of militarizing their sovereignty dispute by announcing Tuesday that it is sending an advanced warship to the islands along with Prince William "in the uniform of a conquistador." The assignment of Prince William, a Royal Air Force helicopter pilot, for a six-week military mission in the Falklands in February and March has been a sore point for Argentina. It has sought to reclaim the South Atlantic archipelago that it calls the Malvinas Islands ever since Britain seized the islands some 180...
  • Royal Navy to send HMS Dauntless to Falkland Islands

    01/31/2012 8:12:40 AM PST · by george76 · 38 replies
    Telegraph ^ | 31 Jan 2012 | Thomas Harding
    The Royal Navy’s most sophisticated warship is being sent to the South Atlantic in a move that will send a powerful message to Argentina. Dauntless will set sail for the Falkland Islands in the coming weeks armed with a battery of missiles that could "take out all of South America's fighter aircraft let alone Argentina's," ... The Type 45 destroyer is the most advanced anti-aircraft and anti-ballistic ship in the world equipped with 48 Sea Viper missiles and the Sampson radar, which is more advanced than Heathrow air traffic control The ship is in a league of its own in...
  • Falklands’ conflict gunner meets Skyhawk pilot he shot down, at his home in Argentina

    01/16/2012 7:23:23 PM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 6 replies
    Merco Press ^ | January 16th 2012
    Falklands’ conflict gunner meets Skyhawk pilot he shot down, at his home in Argentina A Royal Navy veteran from the Falklands War has completed an extraordinary journey to meet the Argentine pilot he thought he had shot down and killed during the 1982 conflict. Neil Wilkinson met his former enemy Mariano Velasco at his home in Argentina - and was welcomed inside with open arms. The emotional meeting - just weeks before the 30th anniversary of the moment they clashed in battle - was filmed for a BBC Inside Out Yorkshire and Lincolnshire documentary to be screened this week. Mr...
  • Don't Cry For Me, America (Are we following in the footsteps of Argentina?)

    01/07/2012 2:32:29 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies · 1+ views
    Director Blue ^ | November 21, 2009
    In the early 20th century, Argentina was one of the richest countries in the world. While Great Britain's maritime power and its far-flung empire had propelled it to a dominant position among the world's industrialized nations, only the United States challenged Argentina for the position of the world's second-most powerful economy. It was blessed with abundant agriculture, vast swaths of rich farmland laced with navigable rivers and an accessible port system. Its level of industrialization was higher than many European countries: railroads, automobiles and telephones were commonplace. In 1916, a new president was elected. Hipólito Irigoyen had formed a party...
  • Argentina's Fernandez sent home, never had cancer

    01/07/2012 10:26:21 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 20 replies · 1+ views
    Reuters ^ | Sat Jan 7, 2012 11:33am EST | Hugh Bronstein and Maximiliano Rizzi
    Argentine President Cristina Fernandez never had cancer despite being diagnosed with the disease last month and having her thyroid gland removed on January 4, her spokesman said on Saturday. The government announced just after Christmas that the recently re-elected leader had thyroid cancer. The operation to remove the gland went well, but when it was later analyzed it turned out to have never contained cancerous cells, said spokesman Alfredo Scoccimaro. "The original diagnosis has been modified," he told a news conference. "The presence of cancer cells was discarded." Fernandez was originally diagnosed with papillary carcinoma. …
  • Argentine governor dies of shots to head, wife questioned

    01/01/2012 9:58:44 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 32 replies
    AP ^ | January 1, 2012 | MICHAEL WARREN
    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The ruling party governor of a western Argentine province was killed early Sunday of gunshots to the head, and his wife was being questioned by police.
  • Belgrano was heading to the Falklands, secret papers reveal

    12/26/2011 11:42:12 AM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 60 replies
    The Daily Telegraph ^ | 26 Dec 2011 | Thomas Harding
    <p>Top secret papers are set to prove that the warship Belgrano was heading into the Falkland's exclusion zone when it was sunk, and not heading back to port as the Argentinians claimed.</p> <p>For decades debate and recrimination has raged over where the ship was heading when it was torpedoed by a Royal Navy submarine.</p>
  • Meet me in the morning, wait upon me,Be the hand of "MY" choosing

    09/19/2010 8:39:17 AM PDT · by Jedediah · 5 replies
    Now is the time I can speak clearly , Now is the time I can reveal all things , It is as you sit and listen while I speak to your heart , MY words are strong in coming , MY words are fierce with Truth for they activate your life and spirit not for your glory but for mine alone ! These are the words to release to others for you know My word and My word is already in you as it is in others . Therefore it is My spirit alone that activates these words for as...
  • IN THIS SEASON OF LIGHTS LET MY LIGHT SHINE IN YOU !

    12/24/2011 11:47:50 AM PST · by Jedediah · 6 replies
    The Joshua Chronicles , Bible ^ | 12-24-11 | Jedediah
    You are my children of light , you are my children of light , you are my children of light , and in this season of lights , let MY Light shine through you , for MY SEASON NEVER ENDS ! Truly this is a season of lights , but we are to be lights for Christ Jesus in an open season and heaven for him ! Isaiah 60 The Gentiles Bless Zion 1 Arise, shine; For your light has come! And the glory of the LORD is risen upon you. 2 For behold, the darkness shall cover the earth,...
  • You Know Who's Kinda HAWT? Miss Argentina 2011 - Antonella Kruger!

    12/23/2011 3:27:45 PM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 58 replies · 3+ views
    Reaganite Republican ^ | December 23, 2011 | Reaganite Republican
    Too much politics makes Jack a dull boy lol- More/links at Reaganite Republican _______________________________________________________ missosology   msworld   GZFerrari
  • Argentine Government Takes Control Of Newsprint

    12/22/2011 6:12:10 PM PST · by Recovering_Democrat · 33 replies
    WSJ ^ | 12/22/11 | By SHANE ROMIG
    BUENOS AIRES–Argentina's senate passed a controversial bill Thursday that gives the government control over newsprint, boosting the power of President Cristina Kirchner's administration in its battle against the opposition media. The legislation gives the state control over Papel Prensa SA, the country's leading producer of paper used to produce newspapers.
  • Flashpoint Falklands: Britain dusts off war plans amid calls to send a nuclear submarine

    12/22/2011 5:05:36 AM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 37 replies · 1+ views
    The Daily Mail, UK ^ | 22nd December 2011 | Tim Shipman and Ian Drury
    Flashpoint Falklands: Britain dusts off war plans amid calls to send a nuclear submarine after Argentina joins forces with Brazil and Uruguay to blockade islands By Tim Shipman and Ian Drury Military chiefs are dusting off their plans for the defence of the Falklands after South American countries banned ships from the islands docking in their ports. Sources fear Prince William's six-month deployment to the South Atlantic as an air-sea rescue pilot next year could provoke more sabre-rattling. Yesterday Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner claimed Britain was ready to use its military to steal natural resources 'anywhere, anyhow'. She...
  • Nuclear submarine should be sent to Falklands to show British anger at boat ban decision

    12/21/2011 8:11:04 PM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 24 replies
    The Daily Telegraph, UK ^ | 21 Dec 2011 | Andrew Hough
    Nuclear submarine should be sent to Falklands to show British anger at boat ban decision A nuclear submarine should be sent to the Falkland Islands to illustrate Britain’s anger at a decision by South American countries to ban boats bearing the island's flag, the former head of the Royal Navy said. Lord West, the former the former First Sea Lord, said Britain should also undertake military exercises in response to the “aggressive” decision by the Mercosur bloc to close ports to ships flying the “illegal” flag. The Foreign Office also condemned the decision by the bloc, which includes Argentina, Brazil...
  • Falklands oil strike to infuriate Argentina

    12/14/2011 5:34:13 PM PST · by george76 · 26 replies
    the sun ^ | 14 Dec 2011 | STEVE HAWKES
    BRITISH oil explorer ROCKHOPPER yesterday scored a hat-trick of strikes off the Falkland Islands — leaving Argentina fuming. The firm said a new well proved its Sea Lion field 80 miles off the Falklands coast is BIGGER than expected. And two further big oil hits were made on the way down — as well as a discovery of gas. The strikes will infuriate Argentina's Prime Minister Cristina Kirchner — who slammed Britain last year for trying to exhaust "Argentinian natural resources".
  • THE OFFICE OF PROPHET is about to return to the church body WORLDWIDE !

    12/13/2011 11:51:34 AM PST · by Jedediah · 190 replies
    The Joshua Chronicles ^ | 12-11-11 | Jedediah
    THE OFFICE OF PROPHET IS ABOUT TO RETURN TO THE CHURCH BODY WORLDWIDE ! The Office of Prophet is about to return , This is not from a person but from a yearn , From the calling of many for my voice to speak out , True guidance directly into My House , For many confusion has been the stage , But now I will speak both in grace and in rage , For judgement is here in My house , Holiness received and strange fire cast out , The true and faithful shall remain and be renewed , But...
  • You "ARE" MY House of Prayer

    12/03/2011 6:30:00 PM PST · by Jedediah · 15 replies
    The Joshua Chronicles , Bible ^ | 12-3-11 | Jedediah
    Situations may be precarious at times but truly this is merely a lack of prayer as preparation for you are my houses of preparation of my will. So know my will by the preparation of your hearts before me for I AM The LIGHT of your path and way in Me ! John 1:4 In him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind. John 8:12 New International Version (NIV) Dispute Over Jesus’ Testimony 12 When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk...
  • A PENTECOST WORD ... I AM STRUMMING MY HEART FOR YOU " OBEDIENT ONE "

    04/20/2010 8:37:30 PM PDT · by Jedediah · 5 replies · 324+ views
    Overtures of My love are coming your way , This day I have set it before you and in my will you obey , So prepare for your blessings are about to shower down , Much more in obedience shall be required of you but now you wear my crown , For my fullness you now walk in and I AM completed in you , My desires now are yours for you have broken through , So watch as I complete all your dreams and requests , For just as Joshua I have dressed you in my very best ,...
  • Surrender "Completely"and Receive My LOVE for YOU \o/

    12/01/2011 5:35:48 PM PST · by Jedediah · 4 replies
    The Joshua Chronicles ,bible ^ | 12-1-11 | Jedediah
    SURRENDER COMPLETELY AND RECEIVE MY LOVE FOR YOU ! My surrender to you is eternal , for as My Sacrifice was a promise and a statement of My Love coming down through the Father ! It is Now time for You to SURRENDER wholeheartedly to Me . I need to see a heart opened forth right and true ; to discern My Presence ! That you make " ALL " Known to Me ~ free for release and in this surrender as you raise your hands and lower your defenses and pride I WILL COME ! And My SPIRIT ,...
  • SET THE CAPTIVES "FREE" [ charismatic caucus]

    11/30/2011 10:50:47 AM PST · by Jedediah · 3 replies
    The Joshau Chronicles ^ | 11-30-11 | Jedediah
    You are " MY CLOUD" I bring "MY RAIN" through that releases those held captive in their dreams of iniquity and strife. Those that the forces of darkness have harnessed to the plow of guilt. And so through you I shall bring the rains of freedom from all the lies the enemy that they may walk with Me in the Garden of My ways releasing MY Kingdom "That is in Eternal Harvest" and as they drink in ~ The Nectar of My Virtue ~ and devour The Will Of The FATHER , they to shall become My cloud and rain...
  • I AM your Kingdom Walk and Existence \o/

    11/23/2011 1:35:44 PM PST · by Jedediah · 4 replies
    The Joshua Chronicles ^ | 11-23-11 | Jedediah
    Ordinary measures are not warranted anymore for I have overcome for you and in Me you reside in the heavenlies. So cast off your flesh when it distracts you from My Will of virtue and Righteousness and "Remain" in "MY" Loyalty for I AM all you need to KNOW! John 15:9 (AMP) 9I have loved you, [just] as the Father has loved Me; abide in My love [[a]continue in His love with Me]. Acts 17:28 28For in him we live, and move, and have our being; as certain also of your own poets have said, For we are also his...
  • LISTEN TO "MY" SPIRIT ROAR FOR YOU \o/\o/\o/ ! ! !

    11/18/2011 5:40:51 PM PST · by Jedediah · 4 replies
    The Joshua Chronicles ,bible ^ | 11-18-11 | Jedediah
    LISTEN TO "MY" SPIRIT ROAR FOR YOU \o/\o/\o/ ! ! ! Listen to "MY" spirit roar for you my children to do and to walk in MY fullness and not your own for it is in MY righteousness you are saved and walk even now . So go in MY all for you and Listen to the whisper of "MY" spirit for soon it shall become a roar as it did for Daniel in the lions den and I shall quench all the firery darts of the enemy for you as well , for you are MY CHOSEN called and...
  • THOUGHTS ON URBAN SURVIVAL: Life in Post-Collapse Argentina, Oct. 2005

    11/17/2011 3:06:08 PM PST · by Space Patrol Hoppa · 27 replies
    Frugalsquirrels.com ^ | 2005 | FerFAL
    THOUGHTS ON URBAN SURVIVAL Life in Post-Collapse Argentina, Oct. 2005 My brother visited Argentina a few weeks ago. He’s been living in Spain for a few years now. Within the first week, he got sick, some kind of strong flu, even though the climate isn’t that cold and he took care of himself. Without a doubt he got sick because there are lots of new viruses in my country that can’t be found in 1st world countries. The misery and famine lead us to a situation where, even though you have food, shelter and health care, most others don’t, and...
  • HEAVEN EXPOSED \o/

    11/12/2011 3:26:00 PM PST · by Jedediah · 13 replies · 1+ views
    The Joshua Chronicles ,bible ^ | 11-12-11 | Jedediah
    Supernatural things are coming your way , The stuff dreams are made of but won't fade away \o/ , The supernatural exposed in and through you , Watch now as "I" come into view ! The Ancient of Days The I AM That "IS ONE" ! A Fullness , a Gladness , My Entire Kingdom , For when ever "I" show My Face , There in the midst you shall find "My" Grace , Abounding , Abiding , Sweet and True , The "ALL of ME " all over you ! Genesis 28:10-19 Amplified Bible (AMP) 10And Jacob left Beersheba...
  • Jenny Sanford Sides With Herman Cain

    11/05/2011 9:11:36 AM PDT · by BarnacleCenturion · 13 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | 11.3.2011 | staff
    Jenny Sanford, ex-wife of disgraced former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford, steps into the GOP presidential primary fray with an op-ed Thursday praising Herman Cain. Ms. Sanford says she hopes Mr. Cain will keep fighting for his far-reaching tax overhaul plan even as he fends off what she calls personal allegations enflamed by the media. “I know this story well,” she writes in The (Columbia) State newspaper. “A ‘fresh face’ appears on the political scene and puts forth new proposals that challenge the status quo and then is attacked viciously on his proposals and then his character.” That sounds like...
  • And so it ends for Argentina....

    10/25/2011 12:34:47 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 21 replies
    Modern Survivalist ^ | 10/24/11 | FerFAL
    As I write this, I can’t avoid feeling two very clear sensations. The first one I can only explain by saying that it’s like stepping out of a boat just as it finishes its slow, decadent sinking and finally goes under the surface. The second one is genuine sadness. Of all the posts I’ve written, this is without a doubt the saddest one I’ve written. I’m not talking about the loss of culture, standards of living or the death of a friend. Its not about the starvation of children of violence towards people close to me. It’s about all that...
  • And So It Ends For Argentina (Lessons for America)

    10/25/2011 5:44:35 AM PDT · by Travis McGee · 60 replies · 1+ views
    The Modern Survivalist ^ | Oct. 25, 2011 | Fernando Aguirre
    In spite of having a healthy sized ego I’ve always known my limitations. Even though I’ve been writing about survival and preparedness for many years on daily basis I’ve never considered myself a writer, not even a mediocre one. I know what a writer is and I know I’m not one. I’ve read the work of excellent ones, and I know I just lack that art. I am though a somewhat acceptable story teller, and that’s how I managed to write a book that people can relate to, can learn the lessons I want to transmit and read it without...
  • Economists Quake as Argentina Votes

    10/22/2011 7:01:21 AM PDT · by Brilliant · 16 replies
    WSJ ^ | October 22, 2011 | MATT MOFFETT
    BUENOS AIRES—As Cristina Kirchner heads for an expected landslide re-election in Sunday's presidential voting, few Argentines are resting more uneasily than 12 economic consultants who face sanctions from her government for contradicting its calculation of the inflation rate. In a bitter showdown, the 12 consultants are fending off government investigations, accompanied in most cases with fines of 500,000 pesos ($119,000) under an obscure consumer-protection statute called the "commercial loyalty law." Three of the most outspoken consultants have been singled out for additional criminal charges under a financial-speculation law. Their offense, in the eyes of the government, is insisting in press...
  • Rabbani, Iran's Islamic-fascist cleric heads 'Hezbollah, Quds and Islamization' in L. America

    10/16/2011 12:46:15 AM PDT · by PRePublic · 15 replies
    Face of evil: MOHSEN RABBANI The Islamic Shiite cleric active in Latin America since the early 1990s. Responsible for the 1992 and 1994 anti-Jewish massacres in Argentina. Wanted in that country and by the Interpol for the crimes. Called for Israel to be "wiped off," in 1994. 'Chief' Islamic operator of Hezbollah - Quds activities of: Islamizaton --including 'recruting converts for Islam'-- and terror networks in Latin America, resides in Brazil. Lightning Out of Lebanon: Hezbollah Terrorists on American Soil - Pages 122-3Tom Diaz, Barbara Newman - Random House Digital, Inc., 2006 - History - 272 pagesThe man directly responsible for this cell-building...
  • Astronomy Picture of the Day -- A Strange Sunrise Over Argentina

    10/10/2011 3:19:49 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 28 replies
    NASA ^ | October 10, 2011 | (see photo credit)
    Explanation: Why would a rising Sun look so strange? No one is yet sure. What is clear is that the above unusual sunrise was captured last month from Buenos Aires, Argentina. The body of water in the foreground is Rio de La Plata, considered by many to be the widest river in the world. Although the above image is actually a combination of a normal and a very short exposure needed to avoid oversaturating the bright Sun, the photographer saw this unusual structure with his own eyes, indicating that this effect was caused by neither reflections nor distortions in the...
  • Chinese to continue Argentina investment wave

    10/09/2011 12:09:10 PM PDT · by AfricanChristian · 5 replies
    BUENOS AIRES -(MarketWatch)- Chinese investment in Argentina is likely to continue to boom as the Asian giant seeks out commodities to sate the country's huge demand, Yang Shidi, economic and commercial counselor of the Chinese Embassy in Argentina, said Friday. Currently investment is focused on agriculture and mining, but Chinese companies are interested in stepping into other sectors such as infrastructure development and finance, Yang said during a press conference with foreign correspondents. The Chinese have invested $15 billion in Argentina over the past three years, primarily in oil and farming, but there are also big plans to provide the...
  • I Am going to move My sphere of authority into place now upon My Foundation![charismatic caucus]

    10/02/2011 3:24:54 PM PDT · by Jedediah · 6 replies · 1+ views
    The Joshua Chronicles , Bible ^ | 10-2-11 | Jedediah
    I Am going to move My sphere of authority into place now upon My Foundation and "TRUTH" shall be its Robe ! Zechariah 4:9 9The hands of Zerubbabel have laid the foundations of this house; his hands shall also finish it. Then you shall know (recognize and understand) that the Lord of hosts has sent me [His messenger] to you. The unction of My Spirit is something to be followed not ignored ! My blessings flow through My Spirit and Guiding counselor of My very Heart ! So understand this ; To reject My Spirit is to deny Me ,...
  • Oil and the Falklands - the Saga Continues

    09/22/2011 7:36:21 AM PDT · by bananaman22 · 2 replies
    Oilprice.com ^ | 20/09/2011 | John C.K. Daly
    Like some dimly remembered Gilbert and Sullivan operetta, pitting Hardy British tars against perfidious foreigners, the Falklands periodically recycles into the gaze of bemused international observers every decade or so. Since the brief 1982 war between Argentina and Britain, the issue of sovereignty of the Falklands has lurked beneath the internationals diplomatic surface, an irritant but hardly threatening to reignite a new round of hostilities. Three decades on from that unfortunate confrontation the issue of the Falklands is again roiling Argentinean-British relations over the possibility that the archipelago contains beneath its surrounding waters something of value - oil. British oil...
  • Bus-train crash kills 7, injures 162 in Argentina

    09/13/2011 10:39:35 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 2 replies
    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A train slammed into a bus trying to beat it across the railroad tracks during rush hour in the Argentine capital Tuesday, ramming the vehicle into a platform and then striking another locomotive head-on.
  • Another 6.7 Quake in Argentine (09/02/11)

    09/02/2011 7:55:57 AM PDT · by ShadowAce · 17 replies
    USGS ^ | 02 September 2011 | USGS
    First one in Alaska, now on in Argentina. Magnitude 6.7 on the current site.
  • 16 Countries, Including Mexico, File Briefs Against New Alabama Immigration Law

    08/04/2011 6:35:05 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 39 replies
    FoxNews ^ | August 04, 2011
    16 Countries, Including Mexico, File Briefs Against New Alabama Immigration Law August 04, 2011 In an effort to ensure their citizens are treated fairly in Alabama, 16 nations, including Mexico, filed briefs against the state’s controversial new immigration law that has already drawn fire from the U.S. Department of Justice. Edward Still, a Birmingham attorney who filed the brief, told The Montgomery Advertiser that the nations “want to have one immigration law and not 50.” "Mexico has an interest in protecting its citizens and ensuring that their ethnicity is not used as basis for state-sanctioned acts of bias and discrimination,"...
  • Argentina eyes nuclear-powered sub project

    08/01/2011 8:54:36 PM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 7 replies · 1+ views
    Argentina eyes nuclear-powered sub project Published: Aug. 1, 2011 at 5:12 PM BUENOS AIRES, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Argentina says it is developing a nuclear-powered submarine for its navy but won't arm it with nuclear weapons, opting instead for a conventional arsenal. Despite frequent denials and mutual admonitions Latin America has responded to its commodities-fueled economic boom with military regeneration and rearmament of varying intensity. The more cash-endowed of the Latin Americans states have set out to spend more, even borrowing against future income, as in oil-exporting Venezuela. Argentina is neither cash-rich nor at risk of attack from its neighbors....
  • Was America Sold?

    07/26/2011 5:59:41 PM PDT · by foundedonpurpose · 5 replies
    Gunny G ^ | 7/3/09 | Nancy Levant
    In 1992, George H.W. Bush signed Executive Order 12803, which gave D.C. the authority to sell America’s infrastructure. They called this authority “Infrastructure Privatization.” E.O. 12803 tells us this power cleared the way for the “disposition or transfer of an infrastructure “asset” such as by sale or by long-term lease from a State or local government to a private party.” E.O. 12803 also lists examples of America’s saleable and/or lease-able infrastructure: • Roads • Tunnels • Bridges • Electricity supply facilities • Mass transit • Rail transportation • Airports • Ports • Waterways • Recycling/wastewater treatment facilities • Solid waste...
  • The Kingdom (JESUS)" Alive" in you !

    07/24/2011 8:46:15 PM PDT · by Jedediah · 5 replies
    The Joshua Chronicles ,bible ^ | july242011 | Jedediah
    Demons flee , blessings come , For you flow "AS" My kingdom , There is no truth greater to know , Then being one with me and My glory show ! Galatians 2:20 I have been crucified with Christ [in Him I have shared His crucifixion]; it is no longer I who live, but Christ (the Messiah) lives in me; and the life I now live in the body I live by faith in (by adherence to and reliance on and complete trust in) the Son of God, Who loved me and gave Himself up for me. Ephesians 4:15 Rather,...
  • Lessons of Argentina crisis ignored in handling of Greece

    07/04/2011 5:42:39 PM PDT · by bruinbirdman · 11 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 7/4/2011 | Jeremy Warner
    For a vision of how the Greek debt meltdown is going to end, look no further than the International Monetary Fund's post mortem into a similar crisis that came to a head almost exactly a decade ago - Lessons From The Crisis In Argentina. Substitute the word Greece for Argentina in the IMF's analysis of eight years ago, and you'd have a near perfect account of the present crisis The policy review document was originally published in October 2003 and signed off by then relatively unknown IMF official called Tim Geithner, now the US Treasury Secretary no less. Strangely enough,...
  • Details Revealed About Huge Dinosaurs

    04/17/2006 4:56:51 PM PDT · by Pharmboy · 32 replies · 1,489+ views
    AP via Yahoo ^ | April 17, 2006 | MALCOLM RITTER
    AP - In an undated photo provided by Professor Rodolfo Coria, a dog sits by a replica of the head of a Mapusaurus roseae at the Carmen Funes Museum in Plaza Huincul, Argentina. The dinosaur was discovered in the Patagonia region of Argentina and appears to be one of the biggest meat-eating dinosaurs known. (AP Photo/HO/Prof. Rodolfo Coria) Scientists are learning more about what appears to be one of the biggest meat-eating dinosaurs known, a two-legged beast whose bones were found several years ago in the fossil-rich Patagonia region of Argentina. One expert called the discovery the first substantial...
  • Invincible, pride of the Falklands, is broken up in knacker's yard

    06/15/2011 7:37:48 AM PDT · by george76 · 39 replies · 1+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 15th June 2011 | Commander John Muxworthy
    As senior Naval officers back First Sea Lord Admiral Sir Mark Stanhope's criticisms of the ability of the Navy to fight in Libya, Commander John Muxworthy, who sailed to the Falklands with the Royal Navy Task Force, looks at the ignominious end of a symbol of the once-mighty British fleet. The image is a poignant symbol of Britain’s rapid decline as a maritime power. With her metallic carcass exposed, the once mighty aircraft carrier HMS Invincible languishes in a Turkish port, being broken up for scrap. The ship was once the pride of the Royal Navy, a hero of the...