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  • Revolutionary NASA/NOAA GOES-R Geostationary Weather Satellite Awesome Night Launch

    11/20/2016 6:45:40 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 25 replies
    universe today ^ | 20 Nov , 2016
    “It’s a dramatic leap in capability – like moving from black and white TV to HDTV,” explained Greg Mandt, the NOAA GOES-R program manager during a prelaunch media briefing in the cleanroom processing facility at Astrotech. “This is a very exciting time,” explained Greg Mandt, the NOAA GOES-R program manager during the Astrotech cleanroom briefing. “This is the culmination of about 15 years of intense work for the great team of NOAA and NASA and our contractors Lockheed Martin and Harris.” “We are bringing the nation a new capability. The GOES program has been around for about 40 years and...
  • Global Online Enrollment System (GOES)

    05/28/2016 10:54:58 AM PDT · by Allen In Texas Hill Country · 20 replies
    Just for the heck of it, yesterday, I applied for GOES. Supposedly can circumvent the long TSA lines at airports. Although I have also heard that the GOES lines are not so fast these days too. Got to travel thru Chicago in a couple of months and the horror stories were non-stop. Although recently they seemed to have gotten a bit better.
  • Europe Goes From Worse To Horrible: Ireland Broker Than Expected, Greece Mulls Splitting Up Into ...

    05/29/2011 10:09:59 AM PDT · by Nachum · 8 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 5/29/11 | Tyler Durden
    Greece hasn't even filed for bankruptcy yet and the "unexpected" consequences are already coming. In comments to The Sunday Times newspaper, Irish Transport Minister Leo Varadkar said the country will likely need another "unexpected" loan from the troica, after he became the first cabinet member to cast doubt in public on Ireland's ability to raise cash. In other words once on the temporary bailout wagon, always on the temporary bailout gain. Reuters reports: "I think it's very unlikely we'll be able to go back next year. I think it might take a bit longer ... 2013 might be possible but...
  • Benji Goes to Iran

    04/21/2011 11:52:56 AM PDT · by Nachum
    YouTube ^ | 4/21/11 | Jimmy Kimmel
    Jimmy Kimmel Live - Benji Goes to Iran
  • Obama Goes in for the Kill

    04/13/2011 7:40:20 PM PDT · by Nachum · 30 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | 4/13/11 | Pamela Geller
    It's no secret that America is on the decline. Perhaps the election of a statist in 2008 was merely a reflection of the decline. Perhaps it was a successful propaganda campaign by the enemedia. The Post-American Presidency: The Obama Administration's War on America. He is a disaster of unimaginable proportion. The degree of statism in a country’s political system, is the degree to which it breaks up the country into rival gangs and sets men against one another. When individual rights are abrogated, there is no way to determine who is entitled to what; there is no way to determine...
  • Fairness Doctrine fight goes on

    01/16/2011 7:59:12 PM PST · by Nachum · 17 replies
    Politico ^ | 1/16/11 | Keach Hagey
    When some liberals called for reining in harsh political rhetoric after the Arizona shootings, Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-S.C.) took it one step further. He called for bringing back the Fairness Doctrine, in what was widely considered an attempt to clamp down on talk radio. A week later, those calls have abated, and no one is seriously pursuing the idea of returning to the long-defunct policy, which required media on the public airwaves to present both sides of controversial political issues. Not Clyburn, not another Democrat who echoed his call for regulatory remedies, Rep. Louise Slaughter (N.Y.), and not the Federal
  • Kristallnacht Goes Political, Germany Features Pro-PA Jew

    11/09/2010 12:56:39 PM PST · by Nachum · 6 replies
    inn ^ | 11/9/10 | Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu
    This year’s Kristallnacht event in Germany hosts a former German Jew, whose presence inherently connects the pogrom with his known opposition to a Jewish presence in Judea and Samaria and his blame of Israel for “promoting anti-Semitism globally.” In what may signal a desire of Germans to leave the past further behind them, Germany hosted a French-German intellectual – in a church – who fled the Nazi regime in 1933 and did not experience the horrors of the Holocaust but now equates Gaza with a concentration gap. Kristallnacht, or the “night of broken glass,” occurred on this day in 1938,...
  • DOJ goes after tea partiers, leaves club-wielding Black Panthers alone

    10/20/2010 10:14:54 AM PDT · by Nachum · 19 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | 10/20/10 | David Freddoso
    Obama’s Department of Justice has suddenly turned on a dime, becoming the great pro-active protector of voters’ rights: Poll watchers in Harris County, Texas — where a Tea Party group launched an aggressive anti-voter fraud effort — were accused of “hovering over” voters, “getting into election workers’ faces” and blocking or disrupting lines of voters who were waiting to cast their ballots as early voting got underway yesterday. Now, TPMMuckraker has learned, the Justice Department has interviewed witnesses about the alleged intimidation and is gathering information about the so-called anti-voter fraud effort…. Terry O’Rourke, the first assistant in the Harris...
  • Global Entry System (Trusted Traveler Program), Finally a GVT program that works

    07/16/2010 9:46:56 AM PDT · by where's_the_Outrage? · 1+ views
    Customs has instituted a new program called the Global Entry System, Trusted Traveler Program. If you do international travel, you might want to consider participating. Go to the web site: Fill out the survey, pay $100, schedule and attend an interview, and you are good to go.

    10/29/2009 6:37:34 PM PDT · by Nachum · 11 replies · 850+ views
    Laura Ingraham ^ | 10/29/09 | staff
    Under the Senate Finance Committee bill, HHS Secretary Kathleen will determine the meaning of terms such as "physician services," "premium," "prescription drug coverage," "deductible," and "emergency room care.
  • Beijing Goes After U.S.-Made Nylon

    10/20/2009 10:09:46 AM PDT · by Nachum · 9 replies · 521+ views
    NY Times ^ | 10/20/09 | ANDREW JACOBS
    BEIJING — Toothbrushes and nylon socks have become the latest projectiles in the continuing trade skirmish between the China and the United States. The Chinese Ministry of Commerce issued a preliminary ruling Monday that imposed a 36 percent tariff on American-made Nylon 6, a synthetic filament that ends up in a wide array of products, including toothbrushes, auto parts, socks and the handles of Glock handguns. Nylon 6 from Taiwan and Russia would also be taxed, but at much lower rates.
  • Mel Goes Ballistic -- "Lady, **** Off!"

    03/23/2007 10:19:54 AM PDT · by Nachum · 177 replies · 5,532+ views ^ | 3-23-07 | TMZ Staff
    <p>TMZ has learned Mel Gibson exploded in anger last night on a college campus after an expert on Mayan culture accussed him of racially stereotyping the Mayans in the movie "Apocalypto."</p> <p>It happened last night at Cal State University at Northridge in the San Fernando Valley. Gibson was speaking to a film class about his movies, and several members of the Mayan community came to hear the famous director.</p>
  • Blair Delays Holiday As Fighting Goes On

    08/04/2006 6:25:12 PM PDT · by blam · 6 replies · 217+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 8-5-2006 | George Jones
    Blair delays holiday as fighting goes on By George Jones, Political Editor (Filed: 05/08/2006) Tony Blair bowed to pressure yesterday and delayed his summer holiday to continue working with other world leaders in an "all-out effort" to secure a ceasefire in Lebanon. Downing Street said the Prime Minister, who was due to leave for Barbados, believed that the next few days would be "crucial''. An Israeli air attack hit farm workers in the Bekaa Valley The violence continued unabated as Israel launched more than 150 air strikes and continued its cross-border ground offensive. Hizbollah rained rockets on northern Israel, killing...
  • Pro-Life Activist Vindicated: 'NOW v. Scheidler' Goes to the History Books

    06/08/2006 12:12:58 AM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 17 replies · 874+ views ^ | 6 7 06 | christiannewswire
    CHICAGO, June 7 /Christian Newswire/ -- After exactly twenty years the NOW v. Scheidler RICO case is finally history. On Thursday, June 8, 2006, just one day short of the twentieth anniversary of the filing of the lawsuit, Judge David Coar will enter judgment for the defendants, Joseph M. Scheidler, Timothy Murphy and Andrew Scholberg and the Pro-Life Action League, negating all charges against them. "Judge Coar's action tomorrow will be a great weight off of me," said Joseph Scheidler, National Director of the Pro-Life Action League. "It has taken all this time to vindicate the pro-life movement and declare...
  • Afghan sergeant major goes where none have gone before

    06/06/2006 3:59:21 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 322+ views
    ARNEWS ^ | Sgt. Ken Hall
    FORT BLISS, Texas (Army News Service, June 5, 2006) – The first-ever Afghan soldier to attend the Sergeants Major Academy has graduated as a member of SMA Class 56, at Fort Bliss, Texas, May 19. Sgt. Maj. Roshan Safi was selected to attend the U.S. SMA on recommendations from his commanders and U.S. Army mentors in Afghanistan because of his consistent leadership potential as a career-soldier, which began with the post-Taliban controlled Afghan military. “We have officer and enlisted training in Afghanistan,” says Safi. “But in the future we want to establish more non commissioned officer enlisted and officer schools.”...
  • Election in Sadr City Goes Smoothly

    12/15/2005 3:45:04 PM PST · by SandRat · 4 replies · 299+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Dec 15, 2005 | Jim Garamone
    SADR CITY, Iraq, Dec. 15, 2005 – In April 2004, this section of Baghdad exploded. Troopers of the 1st Cavalry Division found themselves in a fight against a Shiia militia. Men carrying rocket-propelled grenades and AK-47 assault rifles challenged the Bradley fighting vehicles, Abrams tanks and the dismounted soldiers who fought through this crowded section of the city. Fast-forward to December 2005, and the Americans are greeted as friends, and residents go out of their way to compliment the members of the Iraqi security forces for the roles they played in bringing democracy to Iraq. Election day in Sadr City...
  • All-Iraqi Aircrew Goes Solo

    12/02/2005 4:14:16 PM PST · by SandRat · 3 replies · 389+ views
    BAGHDAD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, Iraq, Dec. 2, 2005 – An all Iraqi aircrew flew its first solo mission aboard a C-130E from Ali Air Base, near Nasariyah in southeast Iraq, to New Al Muthana here Nov. 28, officials reported today. The nine aircrew members are part the 23rd Iraqi Squadron, which has been receiving training at Ali Air Base. "The flight marked a major milestone achievement by showing Iraq's capability of providing its own military transport," said Air Force Capt. Jerry Ruiz, forward operations executive officer at New Al Muthana Air Base. The aircrew performed what's called an engine running on-load,...
  • Terror War Strategy Goes Beyond Iraq and Afghanistan

    11/29/2005 4:44:59 PM PST · by SandRat · 5 replies · 416+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Nov 29, 2005 | Donna Miles
    WASHINGTON, Nov. 29, 2005 – The threat that led to the global war on terror began festering long before Sept. 11, 2001, and will continue to rage as long as al Qaeda and other like organizations keep spreading their ideology, Army Brig. Gen. Mark Kimmitt, from U.S. Central Command, said. Kimmitt, CENTCOM's deputy director for plans and strategy, said the terrorist threat extends well beyond Iraq and Afghanistan. "And that problem set does not go away if we were victorious tomorrow in either Iraq or Afghanistan," he said Nov. 28 at the Heritage Foundation here. A large network of terrorist...
  • America Supports You: Business Goes to the Dogs (WOOF! WOOF!)

    11/21/2005 4:38:53 PM PST · by SandRat · 16 replies · 406+ views
    America Supports You ^ | Nov 21, 2005 | Samantha L. Quigley
    VIENNA, Va., Nov. 21, 2005 – Supporting the military canine corps serving in the global terror war is for the dogs as far as one Virginia business is concerned. The furry patrons of Happy Tails Dog Spa in this Washington suburb and their owners have pitched in to help support America's military working dogs with needed items. The pooches worked up a good lather to raise funds during a dog wash last summer. And their good efforts continue this holiday season with the spa's planned monetary donation to the U.S. War Dogs Association, which will send holiday gift baskets to...
  • This one goes out to Chesty…

    11/02/2005 6:10:39 PM PST · by SandRat · 24 replies · 903+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Nov 2, 2005 | Sgt. Tracee L. Jackson
    MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C.-- (Nov. 2, 2005) -- - Lt. Gen. Lewis “Chesty” Puller is, hands down, the Marine’s Marine. He looked out for morale, stood up for what was right, stayed combat-ready, and when the time came to send rounds downrange, his rounds hit their mark. Chesty isn’t physically with us anymore, but three units within the II Marine Expeditionary Force were recognized Nov. 2 for keeping his memory and mission accomplishment alive. The Lieutenant General Chesty Puller Award for Sustained Superior Leadership and Performance originated approximately a year ago to commend a small, medium and large-size...