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WTF moment: Obama's national address on Foreign Policy on May Day?

I thought it was odd, and a little insulting for Obama to deliver a major national address
on Afghanistan exactly when any news about the national May Day occupy-related activities,
marches, foreclosure re-occupations, etc.


Talk about cognitive dissodence. one tv channel even had a split screen, with Obama on one
and some outbreak live of "violence" caused by police once they had incited the demonstrators
sufficiently.

What the hell kind of message is that from Obama to the OWS and far left peeps wanting to
have a voice relating to labor and economic inequality in "The Homeland". ???


Beyond bizarre: 37 y.o. Man attacked and killed by swans. He was their "caretaker".

Illinois man dies in attack by swans
By David Ferguson
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 10:25 EDT

A man whose job was to maintain and care for the swans at a suburban condominium complex in Des Plaines,
Illinois was killed yesterday in what appears to have been a freak attack by one or more of the birds, according
to a report at KSDK.com.

Anthony Hensley, 37, paddled his kayak too close to the nest of a mother swan, who knocked the man from
the boat and pursued him as he tried to swim for shore. Witnesses reported seeing two of the birds circling
where Hensley went down for the last time.

Approximately 30 minutes after the attack began, Hensley’s body was pulled from the water by police. The father
f two was described by family members as healthy and athletic, but he was thrown into the water fully clothed
and wearing boots.

MORE: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2012/04/18/illinois-man-dies-in-attack-by-swans/

PBS News doing nasty hit-piece re: Fed .Unemployment Comp. & the unemployed

Those WHORES!! I am hopping mad.

Segments like this make me wonder if we should even have public media if it's
going to shill for the 1% ... fuck them.

They interviewed "employers" (read Republican Mfg. Owners) who are claiming they
have "perfectly good manufacturing jobs for $12 - $14 per hour, but "they just can't
be filled with competent workers because of federal unemployment is paying them
better than that" and "as long as Congress keeps extending Unemployment Payments,
these jobs will go begging for workers".

Un-freeking-believable.. did anyone else just see this on PBS News?

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/business/jan-june12/jobseekers_04-06.html

EDITED TO ADD ABOVE LINK TO OP

This may be what pushes me over the edge to purchase a firearm

So if one of these f*cking things starts stalking and spying on me,
I'll just shoot the damn thing out of the sky. Problem solved.

Drones Coming To A Sky Near You As Interest Surges
By MARCUS WOHLSEN 04/ 1/12 03:55 PM ET

BERKELEY, Calif. -- Sharp-eyed dog walkers along the San Francisco Bay waterfront may have spotted a strange-looking plane zipping overhead recently that that looked strikingly like the U.S. stealth drone captured by Iran in December.

A few key differences: The flying wing seen over Berkeley is a fraction of the size of the CIA's waylaid aircraft. And it's made of plastic foam. But in some ways it's just like a real spy plane.

The 4 1/2-foot-wide aircraft, built by software engineers Mark Harrison and Andreas Oesterer in their spare time, can fly itself to specified GPS coordinates and altitudes without any help from a pilot on the ground. A tiny video camera mounted on the front can send a live video feed to a set of goggles for the drone's view of the world below.

"It's just like flying without all the trouble of having to be up in the air," Harrison said.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/04/01/drones-coming-to-a-sky-near-you_n_1395394.html
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