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  • General Dynamics Unveils Promising New Pint-Sized “Franken-Tank”

    10/06/2016 6:55:20 AM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 33 replies
    THE DRIVE ^ | OCTOBER 5, 2016
    The Army’s long search for a small tank that packs a big punch seems to never end. Now, General Dynamics is looking to do something about that with their new Griffin tank technology demonstrator. Unveiled at this year’s Association of the United States Army (AUSA) convention in Washington DC, this little tank is meant to be a jumping off point for finally fulfilling the Army’s mobile protected firepower requirement. The 27 ton Griffin is a franken-tank of sorts, which is not a bad thing. It uses pieces of existing technology to lower costs and development time–and also return some investment...
  • English Man Believes He Has photographed God, or 'Sean Connery or Karl Marx'

    07/23/2014 2:55:25 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 29 replies
    UPI ^ | July 23, 2014 | Evan Bleier
    <p>An amateur photographer who took a fascinating photo is now making comparisons between God, Sean Connery and Karl Marx -- and it's not because he is a huge fan of James Bond or communism. Jeremy Fletcher was going for a evening walk near the Wash in Norfolk when he decided to take a picture.</p>
  • Israel halves Namer order with General Dynamics (APC)

    01/16/2014 12:20:31 PM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 5 replies
    Globes, Israel ^ | 14 January 14 | Ran Dagoni
    The move ends the dream of extensive collaboration with General Dynamics in mass production of the armored personnel carrier. In October 2010, General Dynamics Land Systems (GDLS) won the Ministry of Defense tender for the manufacture of the chassis and other key components for 386 Namer (Leopard) armored personnel carriers (APCs). Now, just over three years later, the Ministry of Defense is renegotiating the contract. The IDF's current five-year plan has forced the ministry to more than halve the order to 170 Namers. Israel will have to pay a fine, which could be as high as $17 million, for changing...
  • A moment of kindness (vanity)

    11/21/2012 3:52:07 PM PST · by Marie · 24 replies
    Vanity ^ | 21NOV12 | Self
    Right now, I'm in a lot of pain. I'm hurting. Everyone I love is hurting. Things just keep going from bad to worse. Today I received a call, a woman soliciting donations for a charity. I blew up. I told her that I'd just spent my entire morning canceling all of my monthly charitable donations. I'd given all I could give and I had nothing left. I'm bled dry. I almost hung up on her. She asked me what was wrong. I sighed and couldn't speak and she told me it was alright. I started to choke up and I...
  • Authentic Torah Lecture

    01/22/2012 6:05:44 PM PST · by Phinneous · 12 replies ^ | Jan 3, 2012 | Rabbi Shmuel Braun
    This is an online class given by a dynamic rabbi in Israel. Probably mostly of interest to Jews, especially if you've never attended an authentic Jewish Torah (Bible) class. Enjoy
  • Anyone other than me think that G*D is at work to save this country?

    09/14/2011 10:16:47 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 90 replies
    14 Sept 2011 | US Navy Vet
    "If my people, who are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and turn from thier wicked ways then will I hear from heaven, forgive thier sins, and heal thier land" (KJV) It's in Chronicles where evades me!
  • Tyranny: The High Cost Of Forgetting God - Part 1 of 2 (Coral Ridge Hour) (Video)

    07/06/2010 1:03:37 PM PDT · by combat_boots · 3 replies
    From The Coral Ridge Hour, Tyranny: The High Cost Of Forgetting God - Part 1 of 2 ...
  • The Almighty is Unjustifiable, Part II

    05/07/2010 6:57:41 AM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 23 replies · 313+ views
    Jewish World Review ^ | 5/7/'10 | Rabbi Nathan Lopes Cardozo
    What do we mean by professing that G-d is good and man was created in His image? When G-d allows and even causes unbearable pain to befall man, afflicting him with sickness, cruel death, earthquakes and the most horrible wars, there seems little room for these claims. If G-d, by our moral standards, cannot be justified for many of His actions, as we have suggested previously, how are we to revere Him?
  • The Almighty is Unjustifiable

    04/16/2010 1:24:20 PM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 31 replies · 482+ views
    Jewish World Review ^ | 4/16/'10 | Rabbi Nathan Lopes Cardozo
    To believe in G-d is to believe not only that there is ultimate meaning to our existence but also that this meaning is completely beyond our comprehension. We do not know why G-d created the universe and man; to know that, we would have to be G-d. We would have to abandon the human condition and confront a metaphysical reality that our brains are not equipped to absorb. A reality that asks us to do the impossible — to utterly reject our thoughts, go beyond the shore of our reason and enter into the unfeasible situation in which G-d's thoughts...
  • Divine Sovereignty or no Sovereignty

    02/11/2010 7:10:04 AM PST · by Zionist Conspirator · 11 replies · 209+ views
    "And six years you shall sow your land and you will gather its produce. And the seventh let it rest and lie fallow. Six days you shall do your work and on the seventh day you shall rest." (From this week's Torah portion, Mishpatim, Exodus 23: 10-12) The Land of Israel was given to us so that we could establish a 'kingdom of priests and a holy nation' that would crown the Creator over His world. That is the purpose of the Land of Israel, of Jerusalem and of the royal palace, the Temple on the Temple Mount. Those who...
  • Your Only Choice is Choice

    08/21/2009 12:35:34 PM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 7 replies · 860+ views
    Jewish World Review ^ | 8/21/'09 | Rabbi David Aaron
    Rabbi Eliezar was a very, very poor man. He subsisted on a meager diet of bread and garlic. One day, the rabbi was so hungry that he fainted. While unconscious, he had a dialogue with G-d. When revived by his students, he announced, "G-d spoke to me." "What did He say?" "I asked G-d, 'Why couldn't You create me as a rich man? Why do I have to suffer like this?' And G-d answered, 'Rabbi Eliezar, my dear son, would you prefer me to destroy the entire world, and re-create it, and maybe you'll be born with a different destiny?'...
  • The supernatural nature of nature

    12/12/2007 1:59:42 PM PST · by Zionist Conspirator · 3 replies · 184+ views
    Jewish World Review ^ | 12/12/'07 | Rabbi 'Avi Shafran
    It is a strange and disorienting panorama that Rabbi E. E. Dessler, the celebrated Jewish thinker (1892-1953) asks us to ponder: a world where the dead routinely rise from their graves but no grain or vegetation has ever grown. The thought experiment continues with the sudden appearance of a man who procures a seed, something never seen before in this bizarre universe, and plants it in the ground. The inhabitants regard the act as no different from burying a stone, and are flabbergasted when, several days later, a sprout pierces the soil where the seed had been consigned, and eventually...
  • Seeing G-d's Imprint on Creation

    08/24/2006 8:29:16 AM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 1 replies · 193+ views ^ | '02 | Rabbi Yosef Kalatsky
    3. The Vulnerability of the MindThe Torah tells us that there are certain prohibitions which pertain only to the Melech Yisroel (King of Israel). The Torah states, "Only he shall not have too many horses for himself, so that he will not return the people to Egypt in order to increase horses....And he shall not have too many wives, so that his heart not turn astray; and he shall not greatly increase silver and gold for himself." The Gemara in Tractate Sanhedrin tells us that Shlomo HaMelech (King Solomon), who was the wisest man to who ever lived, raised sables...
  • Reform Jewish Leader Responds to New Orleans Mayor Linking God and Destruction from Hurricanes

    01/17/2006 7:08:17 PM PST · by Melissa 24 · 14 replies · 870+ views
    Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism ^ | January 17, 2006 | Alexis Rice or Jason Kleinman
    Reform Jewish Leader Responds to New Orleans Mayor Comments Linking God and Destruction from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita In response to the comments made by New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin stating "Surely God is mad at America. He sent us hurricane after hurricane after hurricane, and it's destroyed and put stress on this country," Rabbi David Saperstein, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, issued the following statement noting, “Mayor Nagin’s comments yesterday, suggesting that Hurricanes Katrina and Rita struck our land because, ‘God is mad at America’ are offensive, misguided, and perhaps even more to the point,...
  • Separation of God and State? Liberal Judges and ACLU Ought to Read History

    04/24/2005 9:29:10 AM PDT · by yoe · 16 replies · 1,578+ views
    The Asheville Tribune ^ | April, 2005 | William J. Federer
    America's founders did not intend for there to be a separation of God and state, as shown by the fact that all 50 states acknowledge God in their state constitutions: Alabama 1901, Preamble. We the people of the State of Alabama, invoking the favor and guidance of Almighty God, do ordain and establish the following Constitution ... Alaska 1956 Preamble. We, the people of Alaska, grateful to God and to those who founded our nation and pioneered this great land ... Arizona 1911, Preamble. We, the people of the State of Arizona, grateful to Almighty God for our liberties, do...
  • Big business religion (Armstrong Williams)

    02/28/2005 5:35:18 PM PST · by buckeyesrule · 9 replies · 573+ views ^ | February 28, 2005 | Armstrong Williams
    Big business religion Armstrong Williams February 27, 2005 Corporations and parishioners are increasingly coming together to spread the word of God and make money. All across the country churches—once intimate places of spiritual interconnectedness—have been replaced by stadiums of worship that utilize advanced technological innovations to awe, edify, and rip off those in attendance. The jig goes something like this: Corporations underwrite the construction of vast religious complexes that awe people into regular attendance. The preacher’s image is projected onto a big screen. His calm baritone is beamed out by state of the art speakers. From all sides, his voice...

    02/22/2004 11:23:14 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 10 replies · 239+ views
    San Jose Mercury News ^ | Sun, Feb. 22, 2004 | David L. Beck
    AFTER DECADES AT THE FRINGE OF MAINSTREAM MEDIA, GOD SEEMS TO BE EVERYWHERE IN TODAY'S POP CULTURE If the passionate response to Mel Gibson's ``Passion'' takes you by surprise, consider that in 1954, Frankie Laine and the Four Lads sang:
  • This is For Our Troops

    03/09/2003 6:42:06 AM PST · by MsLady · 9 replies · 223+ views
    The Bible | Longtime ago | G-d
    Psalm 91:1-16 1 He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. 2 I will say of the LORD, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust. 3 Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, and from the noisome pestilence. 4 He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou trust: his truth shall be thy shield and buckler. 5 Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night; nor for the arrow that flieth...
  • Pennsylvania Angels

    07/30/2002 11:23:46 AM PDT · by Nix 2 · 8 replies · 274+ views
    Nix 2 ^ | July 30, 2002 | Nix 2
    This was the first we knew it was nine for nine. I've always known that Pennsylvania shitkickers were the best in G-d's Country, but now I know that we grow the hardiest angels here too. G-d bless every tobacco chewin', snuff rubbin', Marlboro smokin', baseball hat wearin', pickup truck drivin', rifle totin', shot and a beer drinkin', most beloved rednecks in the world, every man, woman, and child among us, because we are the real America. There is not a doubt in most peoples' minds that G-d's hands guided every nanosecond of this miracle, but it wasn't the only...