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  • I held my breath and dove into the cesspool of DU. They're out of ammo. (vanity)

    01/26/2017 5:28:33 PM PST · by wheresmyusa · 138 replies
    Thatsitethatshallnotbenamed | 1/26/2017 | wheresmyusa
    It is like watching a fish pulled from the ocean; desperate to breathe. No hope, the hook is set...pure desperation. I almost feel bad for loving it so much. But not that much.
  • On the trail of New York's forgotten Russian Teardrop monument to the 9/11 victims

    01/04/2017 12:55:29 PM PST · by wheresmyusa · 37 replies ^ | 8/17/2015 | John Craven
    About 50 million people visit New York every year and more than eight million live there but no one seems to have heard of The Teardrop...which is odd because it is a 100ft tall, 175-ton memorial to those who died on the city's blackest day. Learning of its existence by chance, I tried to discover more from locals at Ground Zero, where the Twin Towers of the World Trade Centre stood until September 11, 2001, and was met with blank expressions. Our search began at the World Trade Centre station, where a train took us to Exchange Place in New...
  • (Vanity)The night of the black ice & answered prayers

    12/17/2016 8:20:20 PM PST · by wheresmyusa · 27 replies
    wheresmyusa | 12/17/2016 | wheresmyusa
    Yesterday our area in MO was blindsided by an ice storm that was not supposed to happen. At about the time i was warming up the car to head to the bus stop and get my 6 year old daughter, my wife and i received a phone call that the buses would not be running and we would have to pick our child up. We live in a rural area, and were only about 5 miles from her school. The ride to the school was dicey, but driving 20mph, we made it there with no problems except rattled nerves. We...
  • (Vanity) Deliver the Red Pill, wherever you can.

    10/23/2016 10:04:47 PM PDT · by wheresmyusa · 31 replies
    10/24/2016 | wheresmyusa
    He said, "That (expletive deleted) about gays being thrown off buildings in the Middle East for one. He just makes (expletive deleted) up!" He laughed and shook his head in the familiar attitude of the self-righteous lib. "Dude," I said. "That's true. They do that." "(Expletive deleted)!" "Look it up." To his credit, he did some Googling. When I saw him later, he said,"I (expletive deleted) looked that up. That's (expletive deleted) twisted! I can't believe they (expletive deleted) do that (expletive deleted)!" FRiends, JennysCool post hit me pretty hard tonight. I think this is how we are winning,and how...
  • Re: Fwd: 31 March Meeting (Wikileaks email 26629)

    10/23/2016 6:55:12 PM PDT · by wheresmyusa · 9 replies
    Wikileaks ^ | 10/23/2016 | Wikileaks
    Re: Fwd: 31 March Meeting From: To: Date: 2014-03-14 02:23 Subject: Re: Fwd: 31 March Meeting OK. Will make it work and fly you to Berkeley the next AM if you want it to work. From: John Podesta [] Sent: Thursday, March 13, 2014 11:05 PM To: Sepp, Eryn Subject: Fwd: 31 March Meeting Let's discuss. JP --Sent from my iPad-- For scheduling: Begin forwarded message: From: Date: March 13, 2014 at 9:15:40 AM EDT To: Cheryl Mills > Cc: "" >, John Podesta > Subject: Re: 31 March Meeting Roger all of that. I...
  • Active shooter reported at Washington University in MO

    04/20/2016 12:23:06 PM PDT · by wheresmyusa · 43 replies
    Just breaking now via television broadcast ...will try to post more info as info is released.
  • Vanity...RE: Ferguson, MO

    10/17/2014 11:12:11 PM PDT · by wheresmyusa · 38 replies
    myself | 08/17/14 | wheresmyusa
    I have followed all the Ferguson threads here on FR since the mike brown shooting with intensity; and restrained from comment from the plethora of opportunity, until now. My wife and 3 stepchildren are all from Ferguson, one of which still resides there with her father. I myself lived on Airport & Jackson, right on the border of what's left of Kinloch for quite some time. I'm intimately famaliar with the culture there. We've endured the criminal behaviour, and mob road blocks, and miscellaneous nefarious activities for years and years. The calls for violence against "whitey", law enforcement or civilian,...
  • (Vanity)Congrats Red Sox! Good Luck!

    10/19/2013 9:02:24 PM PDT · by wheresmyusa · 40 replies
    10/19/2013 | wheresmyusa
    Congrats to Boston!! See you in the World Series! (Go Cards) ;)
  • (Vanity)Go Cardinals! =D

    10/18/2013 8:49:12 PM PDT · by wheresmyusa · 44 replies
    10/18/2013 | wheresmyusa
    Congrats to the RedBirds, and a shout out to Cardinal Nation!
  • 2013 Hot Shots Calendar – Good Looking Girls for a Good Cause (Photos and Video)

    02/23/2013 11:57:58 AM PST · by wheresmyusa · 46 replies ^ | 2/22/13 | Chris Callahan
    Smith Optics Elite who produces the annual “Hot Shots” calendar got in contact with us and asked if we could post their 2013 edition. This years calendar is inspired by vintage pin–ups and WWII bomber art. All proceeds from this years calendar will be going to the Special Operations Warrior Foundation. You can purchase the calendar online for only $12.
  • Rio +20 Earth Summit: Wandering Through the People’s Summit

    06/20/2012 7:47:24 AM PDT · by wheresmyusa · 2 replies ^ | 6/20/2012 | Ronald Bailey
    Rio de Janeiro—The People’s Summit for Social and Environmental Justice at the Rio +20 Earth Summit sprawls through the beautiful Flamengo Park that curves along the lovely beach at Guanabara Bay. Giant tents in the park house five chief plenary discussions and scores of smaller tents shelter a wide variety of earnest discussions about the perfidy of corporations in this age of late capitalism. As it happens, I just caught the tail-end of a speech at the Energy Plenary by an American black woman who urged the audience to fight for “economic, social, gender, and erotic justice.” Evidently fearing that...
  • Obama to Skip Rio+20 Environmental Summit (Video)

    06/13/2012 11:31:53 AM PDT · by wheresmyusa · 7 replies
    The State Department has confirmed President Obama will skip the Rio+20 sustainable development summit in Brazil next week. It’s the third consecutive global environmental conference that Obama will miss after he avoided the last two UN climate talks in South Africa and Mexico. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Environmental Protection Agency head Lisa Jackson will lead the U.S. delegation.
  • Glenn Beck, CITE & Sustainable Development

    06/13/2012 10:05:23 AM PDT · by wheresmyusa · 3 replies ^ | 6/13/2012 | wheresmyusa
    The Blaze has an article today concerning CITE (Center for Innovation, Testing and Evaluation)and the development of a ghost city to test emerging "smart technology". Mr. Beck has denounced sustainable development on a few occasions in his broadcasts, but seems to be quite comfortable with the New Mexico project on the basis that it is "privately funded". I don't care where the money comes from. Its the ideology. Lets take a look at a few people at Pegasus Global Holdings. Dr. Patricia D. Galloway - CEO(from .pdf bio) Technical Papers & Presentations: “Role, Responsibility and Risk Considerations of the Engineer...
  • The Vetting - Barack Obama, the First Tea Partier

    05/23/2012 1:47:28 PM PDT · by wheresmyusa · 8 replies ^ | 5/23/12 | John Sexton
    In 2009, President Barack Obama reportedly called members of the Tea Party "teabaggers." It turns out that our fourth greatest president, first in so many things, may have been the first "teabagger" himself, as seen in the 1997 photograph above. Yes, that really is Barack Obama wearing a regimental coat and carrying a tricorn hat in his hand. And that flag behind him really is a Gadsden flag, with its serpent and its "Don't Tread On Me" slogan. You may want to let all of this sink in a bit, especially if you're a Tea Party-bashing progressive. Neither Democrats nor...
  • Irish secondary students to learn Chinese

    05/04/2012 10:04:30 AM PDT · by wheresmyusa · 3 replies
    BBC ^ | 5/03/2012 | BBC
    A growing number of students in the Republic of Ireland are studying Chinese culture and language. As Ireland struggles out of a deep recession, it is looking to adapt to a new world order. The subject is being offered to younger pupils and will be included as a final year subject in due course. The new study module has been piloted in 20 schools in Ireland. More than 50 schools have signed up to deliver it.
  • Maurice Strong meets our editorial board (Video)

    05/02/2012 7:26:47 AM PDT · by wheresmyusa · 8 replies
    The Ottawa Citizen ^ | 5/01/2012 | The Ottawa Citizen
    Nearly 20 years ago Canadian Maurice Strong served as secretary general of the 1992 Earth Summit in Rio De Janeiro. Today he is meeting the Citizen’s editorial board to discuss the upcoming Rio Plus-20 gathering in Brazil next month. Joining him are Brice Lalonde, executive co-ordinator of the Rio +20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development, and David Runnalls, executive director of Sustainable Prosperity in Ottawa.
  • Toilet "taboo" hurts poor, development says expert

    05/01/2012 7:32:34 AM PDT · by wheresmyusa · 23 replies
    Newsday ^ | 5/01/2012 | Reuters
    <p>ROME - Governments are failing to fund projects to improve access to toilets and other sanitation services in poor countries because the subject remains "taboo", a director at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation said on Monday.</p>
  • Clackamas County to Ditch ICLEI Membership While Portland Spends and Spends

    04/30/2012 6:11:12 AM PDT · by wheresmyusa · 10 replies ^ | 4/28/2012 | Roxanne Ross
    An announcement of momentous import was made at the April 26th 2012 Board of County Commissioners meeting of Clackamas County, Oregon. Commissioner Jamie Damon revealed that Clackamas County would not be renewing their membership in “ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability USA” at the next annual dues deadline. Commissioner Jamie Damon stated, “This was brought up several business meetings ago, and I was unfamiliar with the organization, so I did some research and looked up the organization as well. And we have decided to not continue as members of ICLEI. So I just wanted to let you know that.” The remaining...
  • Approval of office building for downtown Palm Harbor sets off a furor (Agenda 21 backlash)

    04/28/2012 9:55:41 PM PDT · by wheresmyusa · 4 replies
    Tampa Bay Times ^ | 4/29/2012 | Anne Lindberg
    The furor centered around a request by Geographic Solutions, a software company with 130 employees, to build a three-story building on Georgia Avenue in the Palm Harbor historic district. When the county originally granted approval, the proposed building was slated to have offices on the first two floors and a residential area on the third. Last year, the company wanted to substitute office space for the residential area on the third floor. That was not permitted by the 2001 Historic Palm Harbor Master Plan. County staff members recommended amending the master plan to include transferable development rights, or TDRs. A...
  • Vanity(?): Funding the Green New Deal: Building a Green Financial System

    04/27/2012 11:16:40 PM PDT · by wheresmyusa · 4 replies
    4/28/2012 | wheresmyusa
    I came across a document this evening published in October of 2011 and thought i would post it for "the record". It is written as a guide for the EU, using the financial crises as an excuse to shift to a new green economy. An EU which as we know is in shambles now, with Spain crossing the event horizon and beginning its death spiral. However, as i and many before me have surmised in the past, the reason for the total disregard of our economy, and many other nations being disregarding theirs, is because they must be destroyed to...