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  • Trump Voters: Not So Irrational: (Political scientist who applies the ‘rational choice’ theory... )

    05/07/2016 11:37:34 AM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 38 replies
    The WallStreet Journal ^ | May 6, 2016 | Allysia Finley
    The political scientist who applies the ‘rational choice’ theory of economics to voters says there was a method to the GOP’s primary madness. Go to the source:
  • LIVE:3 TRUMP Rallies La Crosse, WI @ 10am, Superior, WI @ 1:30pm, Milwaukee, WI @ 7pm CDT

    04/04/2016 1:17:52 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 1,973 replies
    La Crosse, WI Monday, April 4, 2016: GOP Presidential candidate Donald Trump will hold a campaign event in La Crosse, WI at the La Crosse Center. Watch the live stream of the event on any of the threads posted on he URL beginning at 10:00 AM CDT. La Crosse is a city in the U.S. state of Wisconsin and the county seat of La Crosse County. Lying alongside the Mississippi River, La Crosse is the largest city on Wisconsin's western border. The city's estimated population in 2014 was 52,440. La Crosse Center. Superior, WI Monday, April 4, 2016: GOP Presidential...
  • U.S. mayor calls Obama 'Muslim,' stands firm as critics rage

    12/23/2015 2:32:08 PM PST · by detective · 100 replies
    WND ^ | 12/23/2015 | Douglas Ernst
    Wisconsin mayor is fending off fierce backlash after he called President Obama a Muslim who has "destroyed the fabric of democracy." Superior, Wisconsin, Mayor Bruce Hagen has refused to apologize for Facebook posts criticizing Obama and the first lady.
  • Superior, Arizona - An Old Mining Camp with Many Lives

    12/11/2015 9:44:17 AM PST · by JimSEA · 36 replies
    Arizona Geological Survey ^ | 12/2015 | David Briggs
    Silver King Mine (1875-1920) In 1873, a soldier named Sullivan, who had been involved in the construction of the road that had become the main route between the Globe area and valleys of the Salt and Gila rivers was returning to camp one evening, when he found several heavy, black nuggets of metallic material near the base of Stoneman’s Grade (Short et al, 1943). Although he had little knowledge of minerals, he figured that he must have found something unusual. He kept the black nuggets and returned to camp without saying any- thing about his discovery to the other soldiers....
  • Resolution Copper shaft is deepest in North America

    12/03/2014 10:11:45 AM PST · by JimSEA · 36 replies
    Arizona Geology ^ | 11/27/2014 | Lee Allison
    Shaft #10 at the Resolution Copper mine in Superior reached its final depth of 6,943 feet (2,116 m). The 28-foot diameter shaft is the deepest single lift shaft in North America, according to the company. [Right top, bottom of shaft #10. Photo credit, Resolution Copper] The Resolution mine would produce an estimated 25% of the nation's copper for the next 40 years once it's completed. [Right bottom, headframe for shaft #10. Photo credit, Nyal Niemuth] "The completion of this 1.3 mile deep vertical shaft is truly unprecedented in North America,” said Tom Goodell, General Manager of Shaft Development for the...
  • Ice on Superior - The Winter that won't end!

    04/25/2014 2:08:40 AM PDT · by Libloather · 61 replies
    Wawa-news ^ | 4/22/14 | Brenda Grundt
    Spring seems to be taking forever to arrive, but we are not really seeing the worst of the late spring. The Great Lakes, and Lake Superior is holding on to their ice. As a result the freighters that normally travel the Great Lakes are having their fair share of problems. This has been a very long winter season, beginning with the Great Lakes freezing on December 6th, not allowing Northwest Indiana steel mills to stockpile materials. Glen Nekvasil, vice president for Lake Carriers' Association explained that lake freighters are struggling to make the voyage across Lake Superior despite the thick...
  • Are the Great Lakes the new transport lane for Alberta crude oil?

    12/14/2013 7:18:01 AM PST · by rickmichaels · 58 replies
    Financial Post ^ | Dec. 12, 2013 | Yadullah Hussain
    The small town of Superior, Wisconsin may emerge as an unlikely American maritime hub for Canadian crude if plans to transport Alberta oil sands oil across the Great Lakes come to pass. There are many hurdles to cross. The first is a proposal to repair a shipping dock on Lake Superior that would set the stage for the construction of an oil terminal feeding refineries in and around the Great Lakes. Superior-based Elkhorn Industries has applied for a permit to reconstruct 700 feet of dockwall with the Wisconsin Natural Resources Department, and the move has pricked the ears of those...
  • 38th Anniversary Of The Sinking Of The Edmund Fitzgerald

    11/10/2013 5:29:09 PM PST · by LukeL · 53 replies
    Fox 17 West Michigan ^ | 11/10/2013 | Chris Poturalski
    LAKE SUPERIOR- November 10th marks the day that the S. S. Edmund Fitzgerald sank on Lake Superior in 1975 with 29 souls on board.
  • Pope greets Jesuit superior general: “He insisted I treat him like any other Jesuit”

    03/21/2013 8:03:18 AM PDT · by haffast · 22 replies
    The Deacon's Bench ^ | March 19, 2013 | Deacon Greg Kandra
    A statement from Jesuit Superior General Father Adolfo Nicholas, following yesterday’s meeting with his fellow Jesuit, Pope Francis: “At the personal invitation of the Pope Francis, I went to the Santa Marta House, which had been used for the Cardinals present at the Conclave, at 5:30 p.m. He was at the entrance and received me with the usual Jesuit embrace. We had a few pictures taken, at his request, and at my apologies for not keeping protocol he insisted that I treat him like any other Jesuit at the Tulevel, so I did not have to worry about treatments, “Holiness”...
  • Obama bemoans ‘people hurting out there’ at Sarah Jessica Parker’s $40,000-per-person fundraiser

    06/15/2012 5:31:01 AM PDT · by Qbert · 27 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 6/14/2012 | Twitchy
    Obama bemoans ‘people hurting out there’ at Sarah Jessica Parker’s $40,000-per-person fundraiser Mark Knoller ✔ @markknoller At the 4-story brownstone that is the home of Sarah Jessica Parker & Matthew Brokerick, Pres Obama addressed 50 ppl paying $40K per. 14 Jun 12 ReplyRetweetFavorite CBS News White House correspondent Mark Knoller reported from the glitzy $40,000 a person Obama fundraiser at the home of Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick. Yes, you read that right, $40,000 each.  Ponder that as you read this next tweet: Mark Knoller ✔ @markknoller Pres Obama said he knows there are "still a lot of people hurting...
  • Edmund Fitzgerald sank 36 years ago, 29 died

    11/10/2011 7:22:43 AM PST · by WOBBLY BOB · 85 replies · 1+ views
    Bemidji Pioneer ^ | 11-10-11 | By: Tom Siemers
    It’s been 36 years on Thursday since the ore boat Edmund Fitzgerald sank in a violent storm in eastern Lake Superior taking all 29 crew members with her. The storm of November 9-10, 1975, ranks among the most powerful to strike the Lake Superior region.
  • Left behind: The harm today’s worldwide youth unemployment is doing will be felt for decades

    09/22/2011 1:01:30 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    The Economist ^ | 09/10/2011
    MARIA GIL ULLDEMOLINS is a smart, confident young woman. She has one degree from Britain and is about to conclude another in her native Spain. And she feels that she has no future.Ms Ulldemolins belongs to a generation of young Spaniards who feel that the implicit contract they accepted with their country—work hard, and you can have a better life than your parents—has been broken. Before the financial crisis Spanish unemployment, a perennial problem, was pushed down by credit-fuelled growth and a prolonged construction boom: in 2007 it was just 8%. Today it is 21.2%, and among the young a...
  • Orderly disaster reaction in line with deep cultural roots

    03/12/2011 6:10:21 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 69 replies
    cnn ^ | March 12th, 2011
    The layer of human turmoil - looting and scuffles for food or services - that often comes in the wake of disaster seems noticeably absent in Japan. “Looting simply does not take place in Japan. I’m not even sure if there’s a word for it that is as clear in its implications as when we hear ‘looting,’" said Gregory Pflugfelder, director of the Donald Keene Center of Japanese Culture at Columbia University. Japanese have “a sense of being first and foremost responsible to the community,” he said.
  • Wounded Marine, 1st Lieutenant Clebe McClary, ‘Too Evangelical’ For Air Force Academy

    01/22/2011 4:23:01 PM PST · by Sad Hill · 86 replies · 1+ views
    Sad Hill News ^ | 01.22.2011 | Sad Hill
    Marine 1st Lt. Clebe McClary Next, they'll be trying to snuff out officers who are too straight, or too white... (Gazette) A religious rights group is calling for the removal of the Air Force Academy’s top officer after a flap over a speaker planned for a February prayer luncheon at the school.The Military Religious Freedom Foundation says the academy’s choice of retired Marine 1st Lt. Clebe McClary shows that superintendent Lt. Gen. Mike Gould remains tilted toward evangelical Christianity and tolerates an environment where proselytizing is accepted.Lt. Gen. Mike Gould“We’re done,” said academy graduate Mikey Weinstein, the foundation’s founder and...
  • WRECK OF EDMUND FITZGERALD: Remembering a maritime disaster

    11/09/2010 10:33:44 PM PST · by prisoner6 · 39 replies ^ | 10/09/2010 | John Myers
    WRECK OF EDMUND FITZGERALD: Remembering a maritime disaster After 35 years, wreck of the Fitz still intrigues Maybe it’s because no one knows for sure exactly what happened. Maybe it’s because so many lives were lost in an instant. Or maybe it’s because of the song. It was 35 years ago tonight when the Great Lakes freighter Edmund Fitzgerald sank in Lake Superior. A generation has passed. Memories fade. But interest in the “Fitz” is still keen. DULUTH — Maybe it’s because no one knows for sure exactly what happened. Maybe it’s because so many lives were lost in an...
  • Blondes more likely to fight for their rights

    01/18/2010 1:44:24 AM PST · by bogusname · 28 replies · 1,173+ views ^ | January 17, 2010 | Richard Alleyne,
    Researchers claim that they are more likely to display a “warlike” streak because they attract more attention than other women and are used to getting their own way. Women who dye their hair blonde quickly take on these attributes, experts found The findings about aggression are contained in research by the University of California, to discover whether women who are judged more attractive than others are also more likely to lose their tempers to get what they want...
  • Diversity 101: Five Easy Steps to Liberal Sensitivity

    03/19/2008 11:55:23 AM PDT · by Turret Gunner A20 · 15 replies · 1,071+ views ^ | March 18, 2008 | Alyssa Cordova
    Students in university-run leadership positions are often required to participate in some type of diversity training because simply being a just and logical person is no longer enough to lead a group of people. Instead, one must be immersed in every type of culture, background, and lifestyle the Office of Diversity Programs and Services can comprehend. The Resident Advisor preparation I was given at George Mason University recently was no exception, and I have broken down GMU diversity indoctrination into five easy steps so that you, too, can become the sensitive person the Left wants you to be. Step #1:...
  • Geology Picture of the Week, June 24-30, 2007: Lake Superior's Split Rock

    06/28/2007 10:08:51 PM PDT · by cogitator · 6 replies · 475+ views
    A very well-known scenic spot on the coast of Lake Superior, on the road to Grand Portage. Click the last one for full-size.
  • Former US ambassador in on-air spat with 'superior' BBC man (Bolton & BBC presenter exchange words)

    05/17/2007 12:33:23 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 30 replies · 2,462+ views
    AFP on Yahoo ^ | 5/17/07 | AFP
    LONDON (AFP) - Straight-talking former US ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton accused a top BBC presenter of being leftwing and "a superior Brit" in a colourful on-air spat Thursday. The controversial ex-diplomat, who left the UN post in January, made the comments after fiercely defending the United States' role in Iraq and saying that force should be used against Iran if necessary. BBC presenter John Humphrys, the main anchor on the broadcaster's flagship Today radio programme, raised Bolton's hackles by asking if the US administration was not a "busted flush" after Iraq. "You're absolutely wrong ... The people...
  • Stocks vs. Real Estate : Which is the Superior Long Term Bet ?

    05/08/2007 11:45:49 AM PDT · by SirLinksalot · 77 replies · 1,960+ views
    Money Magazine ^ | 05/2007 | Marlys Harris
    Round 1 Performance Real estate has packed quite a punch of late, appreciating 12.4% annually between 2001 and 2006, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller U.S. Home Price index. That clobbered stock prices, which gained only 4.3% a year as measured by the S&P 500. But over the long run stocks win easily. A new study by Jack Clark Francis, a finance and economics professor at Baruch College in New York City, and Yale's Roger G. Ibbotson compared the annual returns of real estate from 1978 to 2004 compared with those of 15 different "paper" investments, including stocks, bonds, commodities futures, mortgage...
  • Anglers find a possible uncharted wreck in Lake Superior

    02/21/2007 7:36:10 PM PST · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 7 replies · 413+ views ^ | 2/21/07 | AP
    Anglers walking across a 10-inch layer of clear ice have discovered what may be an uncharted wreck resting on the bottom of Lake Superior. The silhouette of the wreckage was noticed Sunday near Duluth's Park Point. It's sitting in 10 feet of water about 150 feet from shore. Maritime historians can't say if the find is an uncharted wreck or if it's a documented wreck that was moved or exposed by currents or shifting sands. The lake's near-record low water level and unusually transparent ice may have made the wreckage easier to spot. Shipwreck maps show several sunken vessels near...
  • Geology Picture of the Week, July 30-August 5, 2006: Spray Falls (Pictured Rocks Natl. Lakeshore)

    08/01/2006 12:48:22 PM PDT · by cogitator · 8 replies · 906+ views
    Last week's picture of McWay Falls, and research that found it, indicated that it's the only waterfall in California that directly enters the ocean (at high tide). Quite by accident, last week I also discovered a picture of the remarkable Spray Falls at Picture Rocks National Lakeshore, Michigan, which pretty much enters directly into Lake Superior all the time.
  • 2/6 Marine recognized for superior leadership

    02/14/2006 3:35:28 PM PST · by SandRat · 7 replies · 290+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Feb 14, 2006 | Lance Cpl. Christopher J. Zahn
    FALLUJAH, Iraq (Feb. 14, 2006) -- First Lt. Martin B. Keogh from Weapons Company, 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment was awarded the 2nd Marine Division Association’s Tarawa Award. Keogh, the platoon commander for Combined Anti Armor Team 4, was selected to receive the award because of his outstanding leadership ability. As the platoon commander of 3rd Platoon, Company F, Keogh served on deployments to Okinawa, Japan and Guam. Following his tour on the Unit Deployment Program, Keogh was moved to Weapons Company and became the 8l mm Mortar Platoon commander. Keogh's time in Weapons Company has been anything but predictable....
  • Edmund Fitzgerald anniversary (good pics)

    11/10/2005 3:41:12 PM PST · by Rakkasan1 · 17 replies · 2,329+ views
    star tribune ^ | 11-10-06 | star tribune
    The Arthur M. Anderson ore carrier takes on a load of taconite Oct. 25, 2005 in Duluth, Minn. The Anderson was following the Edmund Fitzgerald on Nov. 10, 1975 and was in radio contact with the freighter during the storm. The Fitzgerald, which was carrying taconite, originally was heading from Superior, Wis. to Detroit. (Jim Mone AP Photo )
  • FireFox Burns Internet Explorer’s Market Share

    12/22/2004 8:32:38 AM PST · by holymoly · 188 replies · 12,790+ views ^ | 2004-12-22 | Giri. A
    Remember those days back in 1995, when Netscape Navigator was synonymous with internet? That was the time when Microsoft’s Internet Explorer entered the market for a head-on collision with the Netscape Navigator. That was Browser War –I. Now the battle was reignited by the fire of FireFox, internet browser of Mozilla. This is the beginning of the Browser War –II. And it appears that this time Microsoft is losing it. Internet Explorer is rapidly losing market share. a company in Amsterdam had conducted a worldwide survey in late November. The survey shows that Internet Explorer's share dropped to less...

    08/16/2002 7:39:49 AM PDT · by Merchant Seaman · 735 replies · 30,137+ views
    Annoyed Reader
    The purpose of's multiple message boards is to limit the topics for each board to particular topics. Posting the same message on all the boards defeats the purpose of multiple-boards for special topics. It is very annoying to see the same message on every bulletin board. PLEASE! DO THE READERS A FAVOR. STOP CROSS-POSTING YOUR MESSAGES!
  • The Edmund Fitzgerald

    11/10/2004 1:52:38 PM PST · by Rakkasan1 · 97 replies · 6,521+ views
    MN Historical Society ^ | 11-10-04 | Rakkasan1
    n 1975, a 729-foot freighter, the Edmund Fitzgerald, left Superior, Wis., headed for Detroit with 26,000 tons of taconite. Enroute, the ship encountered one of the November gales for which Lake Superior is notorious.
  • Duluth becoming a hot campaign stop for presidential hopefuls

    07/11/2004 4:02:04 PM PDT · by Dan from Michigan · 11 replies · 383+ views
    AP ^ | 7-11-04
    Duluth becoming a hot campaign stop for presidential hopefuls The Associated Press 7/11/2004, 5:27 p.m. ET (AP) — The presence of both major presidential candidates in the Duluth area within two weeks shows the region's significance — a major media market that covers parts of three battleground states for the 2004 election. President Bush is scheduled to visit on Tuesday and Sen. John Kerry was recently in nearby Cloquet. Nothern Minnesota residents are enjoying the attention. "Prior to 2000, we tended to be a place where only vice-presidential candidates came, if anyone," said Craig Grau, political science professor at the...
  • '10 minutes of the most intense fighting' (good read for tread heads)

    04/06/2003 7:09:15 PM PDT · by Blueflag · 46 replies · 673+ views (I know, I know) ^ | Sunday, April 6, 2003 Posted: 1:38 AM EST (0638 GMT) | Walter Rodgers
    Despite being outnumbered, the U.S. group vanquished the Iraqi Republican Guard force within minutes, thanks to superior armed vehicles and devastatingly powerful ammunition. "My commander called me, gave me the warning order to be prepared to conduct an attack on 22 stationary T-72s [Soviet-built tanks used by the Iraqis] that the [U.S.] Air Force had identified," Lyle said. "I selected a force, tank heavy, almost all the tanks in my troop, with some Bradleys [armored fighting vehicles] to go with it."