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  • A Look at the Short-Lived 3-Inch Compact Floppy Disk

    04/10/2019 7:16:07 AM PDT · by vannrox · 43 replies
    Byte Cellar ^ | 25FEB19 | Blake Patterson
    A Look at the Short-Lived 3-Inch Compact Floppy Disk Posted on February 25, 2019 by Blake Patterson I was recently listening to the latest episode of Retro Computing Roundtable podcast during which there was mention of a 3-inch floppy disk. No, not 3.5-inch, but 3-inch. These disks are known as Compact Floppy Disks (also “CF2”) and were used in a number of systems outside the US, including some models of Amstrad, Tatung, and MSX machines. And, while the Sony-engineered 3.5-inch disks that those of us who don’t think that they are 3D-printed takes on the “save icon” know well are...
  • In Defense of Life

    04/05/2019 11:34:37 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 1 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 5, 2019 | Congressman Bruce Westerman
    Editor's note: This column was co-authored by Arkansas State Rep. Joe Cloud, M.D.Life. It’s a common word, one we throw around casually in everyday conversation without giving it much thought. At the same time, it’s a word that conveys deep meaning, and a certain reverence and honor surrounds the four letters. It’s so significant that our Founding Fathers included it in the second sentence of the Declaration of Independence as the first unalienable right of mankind. Yet in recent years, we’ve seen the social climate change so drastically that we now find ourselves debating whether babies born alive after botched...
  • Look up Child[Charismatic Caucus]

    04/02/2019 4:51:15 AM PDT · by Jedediah · 2 replies
    My children you are far beyond where you see yourself now. I have made you out of the very fabric of Eternity as The angels, yet in My image and Breath . There IS No God but ME . I AM your answer and your ALL ,YOUR ETERNAL Partner, helper and Blessing with Hope as your bowtie and ring of Promise. I have your Destiny in My very hand on the tongue of My Spirit of Truth . Come to Me "Come up Higher where you belong my betrothed, for I shall never leave this Love we have AS ONE...
  • Domestic Church: Making Your Home Catholic

    03/29/2019 11:40:15 PM PDT · by James-Q · 7 replies
    Good page on how to make your home Catholic -- and keep your kids Catholic. It includes pdf files of all four Baltimore Catechisms, too. Check it out.
  • How the Constitution Dies

    03/23/2019 6:01:25 AM PDT · by vannrox · 11 replies
    Wilder Wealthy Wise ^ | March 18, 2019 | Editorial staff
     Soldiers heading towards Omaha Beach.When I was in grade school the teachers spoke of the Constitution with reverence.  As second graders, we listened as the teacher told the story of how it was written and the freedoms it guaranteed us and the responsibilities that it demanded of us.  My grade school teachers were all married women, and they loved America.  It was a small town, and the teachers had grown up in the area.  Some of them had taught their own children and their own grandchildren in the same school where the chalkboard dust, lead paint dust, water from...
  • Live in Hope[Charismatic Caucus]

    03/21/2019 9:48:21 AM PDT · by Jedediah
    My children I AM with you in the storms of life. My hand is eternally yours to hold onto. Pay no attention to the circumstances and do not look back , leave all distractions behind holding tightly onto My Hand of Hope for I AM with you even now and remember your life is in ME . Deuteronomy 31:6 Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the LORD your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you.” Colossians 1:27 For God wanted them to know that...
  • Dinosaurs thrived before fatal asteroid impact

    03/13/2019 4:47:46 AM PDT · by vannrox · 37 replies
    earthSky ^ | 12MAR19 | By Paul Scott Anderson
    Scientists have debated whether the dinosaurs were already in decline before a massive asteroid impact finished them off 66 million years ago. New research shows they were thriving in their final days. Help EarthSky keep going! Please donate what you can to our annual crowd-funding campaign.Dinosaurs once reigned on Earth, until a cataclysmic event – now thought to have been a massive asteroid impact, or possibly intense volcanic activity – wiped them out about 66 million years ago during the Maastrichtian age at the end the Late Cretaceous epoch. This mass extinction event was sudden and brutal, powerful enough to...
  • Jim Kunstler : "You Can't Over-Estimate The Damage We've Done To Ourselves"

    03/09/2019 2:15:57 AM PST · by vannrox · 50 replies
    via Kunstler.com ^ | 8MAR19 | James Howard Kunstler
    Do you know your place? In these days of hysterical Wokesterism, the question would surely provoke a riot of cowbell-clanging Antifa cadres, fainting spells in the congressional black caucus, and gravely equivocal op-eds from David Brooks of The New York Times. Yet it’s a central, unacknowledged quandary of our time that so many Americans have no place and suffer terribly from it. Human beings need a place in the social order, in the economic order, and in actual geography in order to function optimally in a life fraught with the normal challenges and difficulties that reality presents. Let’s take these places in...
  • Victor Davis Hanson on President Trump: ‘Chemotherapy to Kill Cancer of Permanent Political Class’

    03/07/2019 8:39:33 AM PST · by a little elbow grease · 22 replies
    citizenfreepress.com ^ | 3/5/19 | Kane
    https://www.citizenfreepress.com/breaking/victor-davis-hanson-kills-it/ Victor Davis Hanson on President Trump: ‘Chemotherapy to Kill Cancer of Permanent Political Class’ Victor Davis Hanson, senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and professor of Classics at California State University, joined Wednesday’s edition of Breitbart News Daily to discuss his latest book, The Case for Trump. He explained his motivation for writing the book. “I wrote it because I felt the literature so far had been either ra-ra fanatically pro-Trump without a lot of analysis, or had been just Trump Derangement Syndrome stuff. I felt that people who had voted for him and expected that he would govern...
  • ‘Lamborghini’ Planned Parenthood Executive Caught Haggling over Baby Organs

    04/26/2017 10:05:31 AM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 5 replies
    Washington Free Bacon ^ | 04/26/2017 | Bill McMorris
    Gatter: '$50’s on the low end, $50 [per specimen] was like 12 years ago'! The costs of baby organs increased dramatically in the last ten years, a Planned Parenthood executive said in video released by the Center for Medical Progress on Wednesday. In 2014, undercover videographers posing as organ procurers captured Planned Parenthood executive Dr. Mary Gatter discussing the cost of "specimens" obtained following abortion. When the pro-life activists mention $50 as the going rate for each specimen, Gatter informs them that costs have jumped over the last decade. "You know, you have to pay a little money to use...
  • Obama Tied Donors Who Trafficked Aborted Baby Parts From Planned Parenthood, Arrested

    02/27/2019 9:24:06 AM PST · by rx · 35 replies
    Explain Life ^ | 26 FEB 2019 | Chief Editor of Explain Life
    Two wealthy Ecuadorian brothers, Roberto and William Isaías, who were owners of companies fined and ordered to shut down for illegally trafficking world-wide in aborted baby parts purchased from Planned Parenthood, were arrested by ICE on February 13, 2019. [snip] Roberto and William Isaias, who fled Ecuador to avoid 8-year prison sentences, were principals in California companies DaVinci Biosciences and DV Biologics, and the two career criminals were allowed to stay in the United States by Hillary Clinton’s State Department under “suspicious circumstances” after they donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to Barack Obama’s 2012 campaign fund.
  • World’s smallest baby boy goes home strong from Japan hospital

    02/28/2019 9:22:23 AM PST · by yandexja · 24 replies
    FP NEWS ^ | FEBRUARY 28, 2019 | James Lawson
    A baby boy weighing just 268 grams (9.45 oz) at birth was sent home after months in a Tokyo hospital, the smallest surviving male baby in the world, Keio University hospital said. The boy was born through Caesarean-section last August after he failed to gain weight during the pregnancy and doctors feared his life was in danger doctors feared his life was in danger
  • Trump administration bans abortion referrals at U.S.-funded clinics

    02/22/2019 1:34:10 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 8 replies
    Reuters ^ | February 22, 2019 | by Susan Cornwell
    WASHINGTON - The Trump administration said on Friday that taxpayer-funded family planning clinics which primarily serve low-income Americans will no longer be able to refer patients for abortions, a move that critics vowed to challenge in court. The new regulation was announced by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services as part of Title X, a government family planning program that serves about 4 million people. The program currently subsidizes health centers such as those run by the non-profit Planned Parenthood, which provides contraception, health screenings and abortions. Planned Parenthood serves about 41 percent of Title X patients and...
  • WATCH: Abortion Worker Tells Woman Baby Will Drown In A Jar Of 'Solution' If Born Alive

    02/22/2019 12:36:57 PM PST · by philetus · 16 replies
    Daily Wire ^ | Paul Bois
    A horrific undercover video released by the pro-life group Live Action this week reveals an abortion clinic worker telling a woman that her baby would be drowned in a jar of "solution" if it were born alive during the procedure.
  • Opinion: Americans should recoil as Democrats go crazy-left

    02/22/2019 11:24:08 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 49 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | February 21, 2019 | by Quin Hillyer
    The American public should be appalled by the radical lurch to the left that the Democratic Party is now taking. On issue after issue, leading Democrats now openly promote positions that liberal Democrats just 10 or 15 years ago once strongly rejected as being too extremely left-wing. This is true in at least six issue areas: abortion/infanticide, healthcare, environmental edicts, taxation, socialism, and anti-Semitism. It may be facile for conservatives to attack the term “socialist,” but more and more Democrats are embracing not just its tenets but the label itself. [snip] For those who missed them, these were the words...
  • Who's responsible when America chooses death?

    02/16/2019 7:56:38 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 9 replies
    WND ^ | February 15, 2019 | Craige McMillan
    Many of us like to blame God for our difficulties. The reason is that it absolves us of responsibility for our bad choices. It also ensures we won’t recover. Nations are groups of individuals clumped together, primarily by geography. In a democratic nation, if a majority of the voting population chooses wisely, the entire nation will benefit from those choices (even those who oppose the choices). In a democratic republic, such as the United States, we are one step removed from our responsibility. We don’t choose the policy directly; we choose the people who in turn choose the policies and...
  • What Rural China is Like

    02/06/2019 2:48:14 AM PST · by vannrox · 31 replies
    Metallicman ^ | 4FEB19 | Editorial staff
    One of the mysteries of China, and there are many such mysteries, is what it is like living in the hinterlands of China. Rural China. People see pictures of the skyscrapers of Shanghai, and the high-tech modern world of ultra-futuristic Shenzhen, but what of the rest of the country? What is it like? Is the mainstream media narrative that it is a devoid and barren wasteland correct? Well, in this post we try to show what China is like outside of the big mega-cities. It’s kind of difficult, as China is just rife with mega-cities. In fact, many a village...
  • High Profile Democrats call on Northum to Resign, As Governor Vows to Finish Term

    02/01/2019 7:27:06 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 223 replies
    CNN ^ | 2-1-2019 | Dan Merica
    A series of prominent Democrats demanded Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's resignation on Friday, excoriating him for appearing in a racist yearbook photo showing one person dressed in blackface and another in the KKK's signature white hood and robes. The calls came from a number of 2020 presidential candidates, members of Congress and prominent liberal organizations, all of whom said Northam's apology on the issue was not enough. The NAACP also called for Northam to leave office. Those calls, however, were not echoed by Virginia Democrats, including Sens. Tim Kaine and Mark Warner. Both said they were shocked and offended by...
  • Snapshots of Chinese Culture

    02/01/2019 4:15:04 AM PST · by vannrox · 40 replies
    Metallicman ^ | 1FEB19 | Editorial staff
    China is a land where society changes every couple of months. You leave a town, and come back in six months and all the roads are different. New buildings are everywhere. The kids are using new slang, and new apps and everything is radically different. It’s kind of unnerving. Foreigners come to China, and are amazed at how different it is compared to their expectations. Locals are totally immersed in the change and look outside China with wonder at how could anyone stand to live elsewhere where everything changes at a glacial pace. China is rushing head-first into the new...
  • Mike Pence Column: Life Is Under Attack. Look at how far the Democratic party has fallen.

    01/31/2019 9:16:57 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 34 replies
    National Review ^ | 01/31/2019 | Vice President Mike Pence
    This week, a delegate to the Virginia state legislature introduced a bill affirming abortion up to the moment of birth. In shocking testimony, the delegate admitted that even when it was obvious that a child was about to be born — in the 40th week of a pregnancy, even in the midst of active labor — this proposed law would allow for the child to be aborted, so long as a single doctor approves. Governor Ralph Northam, a supporter of the bill, went even further in a radio interview the next day. He tried to reassure its opponents that if...