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  • Reference Guide to 'How to Hard Times'

    10/05/2012 9:35:07 PM PDT · by djone · 12 replies
    http://www.grandpappy.info/indexhar.htm ^ | Robert Wayne Atkins, P.E.
    "What to Do Right Now if the Hard Times Have Begun and You are Not Prepared:There are two possible scenarios for the beginning of hard times: 1.Scenario One: You have some money and many of the local stores are still open for business. 2.Scenario Two: You don't have any money, or you do have some money but the stores are all closed. The overwhelming vast majority of people who have thought about the possibility of hard times are expecting the hard times to unfold according to the first scenario above. Therefore they have not done anything to prepare for any...
  • Registration: The Nazi Paradigm

    04/01/2012 6:27:51 AM PDT · by eak3 · 21 replies
    American Rifleman ^ | June 2001 | Stephen P. Halbrook
    Should you be so trusting and turn over your weapons you will be put on a "black list" in spite of everything. The enemy will always need hostages or forced laborers later on (read: "work slaves") and will gladly make use of the "black lists." You see once again that you cannot escape his net and had better die fighting.
  • You lucky dog! Puppy plunges four floors from roof garden... and SURVIVES

    12/12/2011 6:14:22 AM PST · by algernonpj · 12 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | December 11, 2011 | Daily Mail Reporter
    A dog had a miraculous escape after leaping off a roof and falling 50 feet on to a ledge at an apartment block. Kai, a two-year-old Shiba Inu, bounded over the side of the roof garden after his owner Tracy Aron took him up for his morning exercise. The pup had been jumping over the connected rooftops when he took a wrong turn and fell four floors on to a ledge below at the townhouse on the Upper West Side of New York. The protective fencing that usually surrounds the edge of the building had been removed due to renovation...
  • Miracle beagle mix Daniel who survived dog gas chamber finds new home...

    11/16/2011 2:57:15 PM PST · by algernonpj · 17 replies
    DailMail ^ | November 16, 2011
    The miracle dog who wagged his tail after surviving a gas chamber has found a permanent home. Daniel, a beagle mix named by animal control workers in Alabama after the biblical figure who survived the lion's den, joined four other rescued dogs at a home 1,000 miles away in New Jersey. ... Mr Dwyer said he and his family had two ‘meet-and-greets’ with Daniel before being approved for adoption, and the dog has become fast friends with the Nutley family's other four pooches. They have two dachshunds, a beagle mix and a pit bull mix. ‘By Thursday evening they were...
  • Why the Democratic Party Cannot Survive

    11/17/2010 1:33:43 AM PST · by Ronbo1948 · 62 replies
    American Thinker ^ | November 17, 2010 | By Monty Pelerin
    After the election two years ago, Time Magazine questioned whether the Elephant had become an extinct political animal. The most recent election raised questions as to whether the Donkey should be deemed an endangered species. Questioning either party's ability to survive is reasonable, and it helps sell magazines. However one or two elections are not sufficient to life-death assessments. Political parties are not immortal. They are born and eventually die. Survivability is dependent upon Darwinian adaptations rather than a genetically determined lifespan. Actuarial analyses can be reasonably attempted if they are based on longer periods. Enormous change in the American...
  • The Crucial Question For Microsoft Investors: Can It Survive 10 More Years? (If so, Stock is cheap)

    09/22/2010 10:39:14 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies · 1+ views
    Business Insider ^ | 09/22/2010 | Vincent Fernando, CFA
    Microsoft (MSFT) shares are falling today, even as the company announced it would increase its dividend by 23% and issue $6 billion in debt, debt on which it could pay as little as 3.73% interest. Apparently investors were less than excited by the news. Perhaps they're scared by Microsoft's mounting growth challenges and persistent inability to break into huge new businesses (XBox, excepted)--or maybe they wanted a higher dividend hike. Regardless, the shares are trading near their 52-week lows. But here's the only crucial question for Microsoft investors: Can the company last another 10 years? If so, the stock is...
  • Vanity Best MRE s

    08/04/2010 8:26:13 PM PDT · by Charlespg · 75 replies
    n/a ^ | charlespg
    mre for hurricane season
  • Dying Lockerbie bomber 'could survive for 10 years or more'

    07/04/2010 10:46:27 AM PDT · by Nachum · 39 replies
    telegraph uk ^ | 7/4/10 | Alastair Jamieson
    The Lockerbie bomber could survive for 10 years or longer, according to a cancer specialist who last year said he would be dead within three months of his release. Professor Karol Sikora, who assessed Abdelbaset Ali Mohmet al-Megrahi for the Libyan authorities almost a year ago, told The Sunday Times it was "embarrassing" the bomber had outlived his three-month prognosis. Megrahi, 58, is the only person convicted of the 1988 bombing of a US Pan Am jumbo jet over Lockerbie, which left 270 dead. The Scottish government provoked outrage from the United States when it released him from prison in...
  • Israel in the "Czech Position" but Will Survive

    06/04/2010 8:49:18 AM PDT · by brucek43 · 10 replies · 302+ views
    The Collins Report ^ | 6/4/2010 | Bruce Karlson
    It may seem to the world that Israel stands alone against a juggernaut of Muslim gangsters and will, in the end, cease to exist. If that happens, the Israelis will suffer a catastrophe reminiscent of the recent Hutu/Tutsi horror. The gangsters will, however, not be laughing for long as they will have lost the façade behind which they have hidden for decades. Their real war is against modernity, participatory government and the most basic women’s rights. That will become obvious. All those who failed to support Israel, particularly American Jews that let their jejune contempt for George Bush, morph into...
  • Booze May Save Drunken Trauma Patients Trauma patients have better chance of survival

    10/02/2009 8:06:23 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 19 replies · 854+ views
    NBC Chicago ^ | Oct 2, 2009 | OLSEN EBRIGHT
    Any experienced police officer or EMT will tell you that it is not unusual for drunks to survive vehicle accidents where many times the sober victims of the traumatic injuries caused from the same collision do not survive. Booze May Save Drunken Trauma Patients Trauma patients have better chance of survival if intoxicated, according to study By OLSEN EBRIGHT Updated 7:55 AM CDT, Fri, Oct 2, 2009 An intoxicated friend hands you his or her beer and says, "Watch this." A story like that usually ends with a trip to the ER. Obviously alcohol is to blame. But, according to...
  • Argentina: Surviving without money

    09/19/2009 12:18:27 PM PDT · by jeanguy04 · 8 replies · 1,370+ views
    I always wondered how the people survived in Argentina's currency melt down. Here is a video with the answer. It is very interesting and inspiring.
  • Milky Way Expected to Survive a Beating

    09/07/2009 11:35:33 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 29 replies · 1,472+ views
    Space.com on Yahoo ^ | 9/7/09 | Clara Moskowitz
    Though the Milky Way is taking a good beating from nearby mini-galaxies that sometimes slam into it, our galaxy is not likely to de destroyed by this process as some scientists had predicted, a new study finds. Circling around the Milky Way are between 20 and 25 known satellite dwarf galaxies, which are smaller clumps of stars bound in orbit around the Milky Way by gravitational attraction. Some pessimists predicted the Milky Way was doomed to a grizzly death by dismemberment if enough of these galaxies collide with it. In fact, scientists think many satellite galaxies have already rammed into...
  • Girl Dives From Car To Escape Death Plunge

    08/16/2009 5:02:33 PM PDT · by chuck_the_tv_out · 33 replies · 1,848+ views
    Sky News ^ | Sunday August 16, 2009 | Staff
    An 11-year-old girl has cheated death with a dive worthy a movie stuntman - jumping out of a car moments before it plunged off the side of a cliff. Paige Dean was listening to music in the car at a campsite in Kinmel Bay near Rhyl, Denbighshire, when she accidentally knocked the handbrake off. Frantically, she repeatedly tried to pull up the lever as the car veered towards the cliff face but she was unable to lock the wheels. As the vehicle came within a few feet of the edge she managed to dive out of the car and roll...
  • Swine flu...recession...should we all be reading Neil Strauss to survive?

    05/01/2009 5:24:40 PM PDT · by appleseed · 3 replies · 468+ views
    Times Online ^ | May 2, 2009 | Kate Muir
    It must be bad: survival manuals are racing up the book charts. Ordinary folks are preparing for the worst Question: you are faced with a flu pandemic, economic extinction, climate disaster and what survivalists nickname TEOTWAWKI, the end of the world as we know it. What do you do? Answer: Go shopping — for survivalist literature. In the past few months sales of apocalypse-friendly books have rocketed — from new hunker-in-your-bunker thrillers to SAS manuals to Cormac McCarthy’s The Road — which indicates that ordinary folks are preparing for the worst. Not since the words DON’T PANIC appeared in large...
  • Guide to Survive our Future Socialist Government

    02/25/2008 2:41:29 PM PST · by Isara · 199 replies · 1,792+ views
    February 25, 2008 | Isara
    Folks, whether you avoid thinking about it or not, we may be governed by socialists in all three branches of our government next year. We are going to get a Liberal administration one way or another. We already have Liberal judges all over the country. In the worst-case scenario, we would also get a bigger-margin Democratic congress with Liberals in the leadership positions. As conservatives we don't feel doom and gloom all the time as Liberals do (except now they have 'hope and change'). Lives go on. A good thing about being a conservative is that we prepare for a...
  • Airmen Help Wounded Troops Survive Journey Home

    01/29/2008 3:39:16 PM PST · by SandRat · 5 replies · 100+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Tech. Sgt. D. Clare, USAF
    BALAD AIR BASE, Iraq, Jan. 29, 2008 – The Air Force Theater Hospital's 98 percent survivability rate for injured U.S. servicemembers would be meaningless if the wounded were unable to survive their journey out of the combat zone. Four years into the war, the process of saving lives and safely transporting critically injured and ill troops out of Iraq has become one of the greatest military feats in modern history, according to Air Force Lt. Col. Beverly Johnson, chief nurse for the Contingency Aeromedical Staging Facility here. The CASF is a minor conglomerate of different functions. It's at once...
  • Toddler in child's car seat survives plane crash

    10/29/2007 6:41:10 PM PDT · by jwalburg · 17 replies · 381+ views
    The Canadian Press ^ | Oct. 29, 2007
    GOLDEN, B.C. – Rescuers who helped find a 3-year-old girl alive in the crumpled wreckage of an airplane in the rugged British Columbia mountains say they knew she was OK when she cried for her teddy bear. The girl, Kate Williams, miraculously survived the crash on Sunday because she was strapped into a child's car seat, said Mike Plonka, a member of Golden's search-and-rescue team. Her pilot grandfather, Allen D. Williams, 65, and Steven T. Sutton, died in the accident. The plane was found nose down and flipped over in the icy water on the edge of a riverbank. "What...
  • Living Through a Car Bomb Blast

    11/10/2006 1:01:18 PM PST · by Northup-Z · 19 replies · 999+ views
    NiSi ^ | 11/10/06 | Zac
    Back in September I had a friend who was injured during an IED attack in Afghanistan. I was never able to visit him in the hospital, but finally linked up yesterday via phone, and did a forty-five minute interview where he describes exactly what its like to be standing in the gunner’s turret of a Humvee when a 1000 kilo car bomb goes off less than six feet away. In addition to these comments, he also had some interesting things to say about how the enemy has been manipulating the U.S. Media. In fact, the day after the attack on...
  • Natives of Iraq help Marines survive

    06/12/2006 4:34:20 PM PDT · by SandRat · 20 replies · 813+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Jun 9, 2006 | Cpl. Heidi E. Loredo
    MARINE CORPS AIR GROUND COMBAT CENTER TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. (June 9, 2006) -- When the Persian Gulf War ended, nearly 110,000 Iraqi soldiers who were captured or surrendered were taken to camps in Saudi Arabia. Most were sent back to their country after Iraqi President Saddam Hussein issued amnesty to deserters. However, 13,000 of the soldiers refused to go home, fearing persecution by the regime. An estimated 1,000 of those Iraqi soldiers captured by U.S. forces during the 1991 Persian Gulf War were resettled in cities across the United States. Many of the former soldiers provided valuable services to U.S....
  • Al-Zarqawi said to survive airstrike

    06/09/2006 7:19:15 AM PDT · by prairiebreeze · 140 replies · 3,515+ views
    ap/yahoo ^ | June 9, 2006 | ROBERT BURNS
    A mortally wounded Abu Musab al-Zarqawi was still alive and mumbling on a gurney when Iraqi police arrived at the site bombed by U.S. forces there, a top American military spokesman said Friday. Maj. Gen. Bill Caldwell, briefing military reporters at the Pentagon from his post in Baghdad, said he learned that al-Zarqawi was alive after getting briefings on the military operation that netted al-Zarqawi and several others. "He mumbled something but it was indistinguishable and it was very short," Caldwell said. The U.S. military earlier had displayed images of the battered face of al-Zarqawi and reported that he had...
  • All Aboard Survive C-5 Crash

    04/03/2006 5:47:49 PM PDT · by SandRat · 51 replies · 4,744+ views
    WASHINGTON, April 3, 2006 – All 17 people aboard survived the crash of an Air Force C-5 Galaxy transport jet at Dover Air Force Base, Del., Air Force officials reported. No official information was available on the condition of the survivors, who are members of Air Force Mobility Command's 436th Airlift Wing and the Air Force Reserve's 512th Airlift Wing. Both units are based at Dover. The jet crashed short of the runway at 6:30 a.m. while attempting to return to the base shortly after takeoff, reportedly because of mechanical problems. The huge aircraft broke into three pieces -- the...
  • ISOF Convoy Security Course trains soldiers how to survive

    03/02/2006 4:29:30 PM PST · by SandRat · 1 replies · 193+ views
    USASOC ^ | Spc. James P. Hunter
    CAMP VICTORY, Iraq (USASOC News Service, Feb. 28, 2006) – It is a battle Iraqis deal with everyday. The uncertainty of surviving in the neighborhoods they grew up in is unsettling. Iraqis want the certainty of knowing that their families are safe. The Soldiers of the Iraqi Special Operations Forces Brigade believe they have the capabilities to defeat the terrorists who are attempting to destabilize Iraq, said an Iraqi ISOF instructor. The ISOF Brigade Soldiers continue to specialize and hone the combat skills that make the brigade a driving force in Iraq’s campaign for freedom. The Iraqis continued their progress...
  • Soldiers Survive IED Blast; Iranian Opposition Members Kidnapped

    08/15/2005 6:06:10 PM PDT · by SandRat · 3 replies · 404+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Aug 15, 2005 | unattributed
    WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2005 – Soldiers from Task Force Baghdad avoided injury Aug. 13 after their Bradley fighting vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device near the Sadr City neighborhood in Baghdad, Iraq, military officials reported. Following the attack, soldiers from Company A, 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, exited the vehicle and secured the area. Additional U.S. Army units responded to secure the site, while Baghdad civil defense responders helped extinguish the fire. Initially, the fire could not be put out because ammunition in the Bradley was exploding due to the extreme...
  • Surviving a Nuclear Attack on Washington, D.C.

    06/24/2005 10:54:52 AM PDT · by ExSoldier · 481 replies · 15,910+ views
    National Journal ^ | June 24th 2005 | By Sydney J. Freedberg Jr.
    WASHINGTON — What if we fail to prevent an attack?Assume every line of defense against nuclear terrorism is breached: the efforts to lock up nuclear material abroad, to spy out hidden weapons programs, to deter rogue states and capture terrorists, to detect smuggled bombs at the border or downtown — every preventive measure discussed in the previous five installments of this series. Assume someone, somehow, gets all the way through. It only has to happen once. Assume that this someone puts together a crude atomic bomb, of the “Little Boy” type dropped on Hiroshima in 1945, a heavy and awkward device...
  • How to Survive A Freak Wave-- And Avoid Whining

    04/23/2005 10:42:04 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 59 replies · 1,995+ views
    BY BARBARA D. PHILLIPS Friday, April 22, 2005 12:01 a.m. EDT NEW YORK--Rough seas buffeted the Norwegian Dawn cruise ship on its way from Miami to New York last Friday and Saturday, turning a pleasure cruise into a thrill ride. Then a "freak" seven-story wave hit the bow on decks nine and 10.
  • S.J. council closes probe of tech deal - City Manager, Attorney survive scandal

    01/26/2005 12:15:47 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 1 replies · 258+ views
    Mercury News ^ | 1/26/05 | Aaron C. Davis
    Saying they remain deeply troubled, San Jose City Council members nonetheless voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to end one of the broadest probes in city government history. Council members said they were unsure they'd ever find absolute proof top administrators were culpable in the city's bungled $8 million technology deal involving Cisco Systems. The 9-1 vote -- Councilman Dave Cortese dissented -- orders the city's independent investigator to cease reviewing the Cisco deal and all but ensures City Manager Del Borgsdorf and City Attorney Rick Doyle will survive the worst scandal to rock San Jose government in 20 years. A criminal investigation...
  • Navy Helicopter Crashes; Eight Survive

    01/25/2005 7:58:17 PM PST · by crushelits · 5 replies · 822+ views
    netscape.cnn.com ^ | 01/25/05 | netscape.cnn.com
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) - A Navy helicopter based on an aircraft carrier crashed into the Atlantic Tuesday afternoon. All eight people aboard were rescued from a life raft. The helicopter from the USS Eisenhower crashed about 30 miles off Naval Air Station Oceana, according to Lt. Mark Jones, assistant public affairs officer for Commander Naval Air Force U.S. Atlantic Fleet. The MH-53E Sea Dragon, primarily used for minesweeping, was part of a helicopter squadron from the Norfolk Naval Station and was doing exercises with the Bataan, an amphibious assault ship. The eight crew members took refuge on a life...
  • Panic before the storm (a terribly sad series of three pictures taken as the tsunami approaches)

    12/30/2004 7:06:00 AM PST · by dead · 414 replies · 29,417+ views
    Tourists run for their lives as the first of six tsunamis starts to roll towards Hat Rai Lay Beach, near Krabi in southern Thailand. One woman runs towards the waves. Photo: AFP The woman continues to run as the wave advances.Photo: AFP With the waves engulfing boats, the woman makes contact with her group. It is not known if they survived.Photo: AFP
  • Italian Muslims Survive “Hate Fits’’ in 2004

    12/29/2004 5:53:54 AM PST · by bedolido · 7 replies · 485+ views
    www.islam-online.net ^ | 12/28/2004 | Tamer Abul Einein
    ROME, December 28 (IslamOnline.net) – Despite right-wingers and xenophobes, the year 2004 can be dubbed as the “year of integration” for the Muslim community in Italy, though they desperately need a recognized union to unite their efforts against daunting challenges ahead. It is also partly thanks to several positive stances taken by the Italian government of Silvio Berlusconi, who has been keen on making no room for religious discrimination or bigotry, in addition to encouraging the Muslim integration into society as the best way to nib “radicalism” in the bud. The teaching of Islam in state-run schools has been a...
  • PLEASE! STOP POSTING SAME MESSAGE ON ALL BOARDS!

    08/16/2002 7:39:49 AM PDT · by Merchant Seaman · 715 replies · 30,137+ views
    Annoyed Reader
    The purpose of FreeRepublic.com'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!
  • SARS Virus Is Robust Enough To Survive In Sewage

    05/05/2003 4:32:00 PM PDT · by blam · 58 replies · 354+ views
    Independent (UK) ^ | 5-6-2003 | Steve Connor
    Sars virus is robust enough to survive in sewage By Steve Connor, Science Editor 06 May 2003 The virus responsible for severe acute respiratory syndrome (Sars) can survive outside the body much longer than previously thought, which could explain why it can spread so easily within a building. Tests by the World Health Organisation (WHO) show that the virus remains stable for up to four days in the faeces of infected people with diarrhoea. The findings could explain why more than 320 people from the Amoy Gardens apartment block in Hong Kong became infected after a man with Sars stayed...
  • Saddam's Greater Game (Hyppothesis that he “plans” to survive through 3 phases)

    04/02/2003 4:25:22 PM PST · by Diddley · 22 replies · 237+ views
    Wasington Post ^ | Apr 2, 2003 | Gary Anderson
    Many observers of the war with Iraq are focused on the looming battle for Baghdad in anticipation that it will be the culminating event of the conflict, and it may in the end be so from an American perspective. But in the view of the Iraqi leadership, it may be only the end of a first stage in a greater Iraqi plan. . . . . . Phase I assumes eventual defeat in a conventional war. If defeat is inevitable, he must make the most of it. Anwar Sadat of Egypt reclaimed a measure of Arab pride in 1973 in...
  • Analysis: Can The Old World Order Survive This Much Collateral Damage?

    02/10/2003 3:51:01 PM PST · by blam · 19 replies · 397+ views
    Independent (UK) ^ | 2-11-2003 | Rupert Cornwell
    Analysis: Can the old world order survive this much collateral damage?The credibility and future of the United Nations, Nato and the Commonwealth are threatened by deep divisions and public arguments By Rupert Cornwell in Washington 11 February 2003 This truly is the season of "collateral damage". As everyone knows, that weasel phrase was coined by the Pentagon to hide the ghastly realities of war, of the killing of innocent civilians and the destruction of their means of living. But even before war with Iraq has started, it threatens to do massive collateral damage of another kind – to the international...
  • WHY WORLDCOM WILL SURVIVE

    07/16/2002 11:36:21 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 7 replies · 184+ views
    Yahoo WorldCom Message Board
    It seems to me that a lot of focus on WorldCom these days is concentrated on a small handful of individuals who according to the press, at best expressed poor judgment, at worst, acted in a criminal manner that has led to investigations that will have a long term negative impact on a truly great company. Granted John Sidgmore, Scott Sullivan and Bernie Ebbers are in the spotlight right now, and we all know it is going to be very hot under those lights. Aside from these individuals, who is WorldCom? We should also ask what is WorldCom? Over the...