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Katashi_itto

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Current location: New Orleans
Member since: Wed Jul 20, 2011, 10:14 AM
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Well lets see, stuff about me... Veteran, Navy Admiral\\\'s Staff 2nd Fleet. I practice Kendo as my martial art. I am also a ranking Iaidoist. Working on a Master\'s in International Forensic\\\'s Accounting. Filmmaker, originally commercials, now working on my first feature horror film, should be released spring 2016.

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Florida’s $900K Obamacare alternative draws 30 subscribers, considers selling pet insurance


Six months after the launch of a $900,000 alternative to the Affordable Care Act, Florida’s Health Choices program has only signed up 30 subscribers and administrators say they are considering offering pet insurance if it will help draw more customers.

According to the Tampa Bay Times, the program was created in lieu of expanding Medicaid or working with the federal government to offer subsidized insurance plans.

Unlike the federally backed programs, Florida Health Choices doesn’t offer health insurance plans designed to shield consumers from big-ticket expenses like hospitalization, instead offering limited benefits and discount plans for items like dental visits, prescription drugs, and eye-care.


After six months Florida Health Choices only has 30 enrollees, not counting seven plans which were canceled either because the subscribers changed their minds or they failed to pay their premiums.
http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/08/30/floridas-900k-obamacare-alternative-draws-30-subscribers-considers-selling-pet-insurance/

Bavarian bakers threaten strike during Oktoberfest, pretzel shortages loom


Bakers in Bavaria are threatening to go on strike during Germany’s famed Oktoberfest over a pay dispute, depriving beer festival-goers of their traditional salty pretzel accompaniment, a report said Sunday.

“If we don’t get any further by mid-September, we’ll strike in the bakeries,” Focus news magazine quoted deputy regional president of the NGG gastronomy union Mustafa Oz as saying, in its Monday edition.

“Then there’ll be a lack of pretzels and bread rolls” at the Oktoberfest, he added.


The union is negotiating on behalf of 48,000 employees of the bakery sector in southern Bavaria state but so far the proposals by employers have fallen far short of their call for a 6.5-percent wage hike.

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/08/31/bavarian-bakers-threaten-strike-during-oktoberfest-pretzel-shortages-loom/

Ten Negative Messages The Republican Party Is Sending To America’s Kids


Republicans complain about video games and Hollywood, routinely whining that the influence of the mainstream media on the next generation is ‘destroying America.’ They claim that the ‘unGodly‘ and the ‘sexually immoral’ are encouraging young people to become degenerate, God hating heathens, bound for eternal damnation.

The Republican agenda is destroying the fabric of American society.
Who is really destroying the fabric of American society? Is it the gays with their ‘homosexual agenda,‘ and Disney with their top secret plot to corrupt the minds of all children via cartoon feature films with catchy theme songs? Or is it another segment of society altogether? A segment of our population that teaches American youth that violence is the answer to all problems; one that role models disrespect for everyone, from teachers to the police, to the president; a segment of our population that pretends to be ‘Godly,’ but values wealth more than humanity and role models that truth in everything they say and do?

Republicans are horrible role models for America’s young people. Representatives of the GOP promote an agenda which is racist, classist, sexist, violent and uneducated. And that’s only the tip of the iceberg.

Here are the top ten reasons that Republicans make horrible role models.

It’s OK to degrade women.
1. Sexism. Republicans have consistently voted against the equal pay for equal work act. Republicans have repeatedly stood against the Violence Against Women Act. They consistently pass legislation that attempts to take away a women’s right to determine what happens to her own body. They blame single mothers for the ills of society, almost as often as they blame gays, liberals, atheists and the devil.
http://www.addictinginfo.org/2014/04/19/republicans-make-horrible-role-models/

"Box"



Exploring the synthesis of real and digital space through projection-mapping on moving surfaces.

Tea Party America (BBC Documentary)

Well fractured my toe in a Kendo match.

It a lot of pain.

At least I made it to finals. I knew something was wrong I couldnt hold my centerline.
After the match the pain hit me like a ton of bricks. Pretty much did it in a maneuver like the one below.

HELL NO: The Sensible Horror Film

Encounters at the end of the world

My two favourite parts of the Werner Herzog film.

Legendary Film-maker Werner Herzog travels to the McMurdo Station in Antarctica, looking to capture the continent's beauty and investigate the characters living there.

Metallica Enter Sandman --Like you've never heard!

A Phenomenal Projection-Mapping Music Video Shot in a Single Take for Irma’s ‘Save Me’

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