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Brainwashed Fox News Viewer: Shocking Climate Change Evidence Changed My Mind!

Published on Nov 30, 2012 by SamSeder

Jeff Orlowski's amazing new film Chasing Ice is not only a great movie, but it's changing minds on Climate Change. After watching the film, a loyal Fox News viewer gave a heartwarming testimonial on how the film changed her feelings on Climate Change and how she must take action to undo what she and Fox News has done...

This clip from the Majority Report, live M-F at 12 noon EST and via daily podcast at http://Majority.FM

- Miracles do happen!

Rep Marcia Fudge defends UN Ambassador Susan Rice from attacks by Sen McCain

Published on Nov 16, 2012 by CAPcongress

Rep. Marcia Fudge, along with several other women Members of Congress, call out Sen. McCain and other GOP senators for their inappropriate, outrageous personal attacks on UN Ambassador Susan Rice.

- Hmmm.... I wonder who she might have been referring to as someone who finished at the bottom of his class???


Analysts React to China's Aircraft Carrier Landing Show

Published on Nov 28, 2012 by NTDTV

This Chinese-made J-15 fighter jet, dubbed the "Flying Shark", touches down on the Liaoning. The ship, China's first aircraft carrier, refurbished from one bought from Ukriane in 1998. This first successful landing on an aircraft carrier marks an important military milestone for the Communist regime.

But analysts say in terms of establishing military prowess, it's not very significant.

{Lan Shu, Political Commentator}
"It's actually very foolish. Because for the CCP to try and show that its aircraft carrier has naval combat abilities, it will force its neighbors to form alliances with the United States."

Chinese state-run CCTV reported on the fighter jet landing on Sunday, though it's unclear exactly when the military drill happened. It comes at a time when the Chinese regime is locked in a stand-off with several neighboring countries over disputed sea waters.

Despite the J-15's landing success, some say the carrier Liaoning is yet to be combat-ready.

{Liu Yingquan, Former History Professor}
"It has no significant combat application. Unless the aircraft carrier is better fitted out, it will be an easy target if it, say, travels to waters near the disputed Diaoyu Islands."

But perhaps more important than Liaoning's capabilities, commentator Lan Shu says the Chinese regime may be using the military exercise for domestic reasons.

{Lan Shu, Political Commentator}
"Beijing's leaders are facing the crisis of very pointed domestic conflicts. So, it has to manipulate nationalism. It wants to create as much publicity as it can for the aircraft carrier milestone, in order to redirect the public's attention from existing social tensions."

The Chinese public did indeed take note of state-run media's report. In particular, the "shooter" pose of two launch officers. Netizens have posted their own imitation online, poking fun at the image—which was first seen in US film "Top Gun."

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Jimi Hendrix's 70th Birthday on November 27

Published on Nov 27, 2012 by NTDTV

Late rocker Jimi Hendrix would have turned 70 years old on November 27.

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Legendary guitarist Jimi Hendrix would have turned 70 years old on November 27.

The American musician, who shot to fame in the late 1960s, died at the age of 27 in September of 1970.

He is widely considered to be one of the greatest electric guitar players in the history of pop music, and one of the most important musicians of the 20th century.

Hendrix and his band the "Jimi Hendrix Experience," rocketed to fame in the U.S. after his 1967 performance at the Monterey Pop Festival.

He headlined the Woodstock Festival in 1969, and the Isle of Wight Festival in 1970, before dying from drugs at the age of 27.

He was influenced musically by American rock and roll and electric blues.

Rolling Stone magazine ranked three of his albums among the top 100 Greatest Albums of All Time.

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- Happy birthday Jimi!!!

Milky Way: Infuriated Farmers Spray Milk On Riot Police In Brussels

Published on Nov 26, 2012 by RussiaToday

Thousands of dairy farmers on Monday protested low prices for their product, choking traffic in the Belgian capital with their tractors and spraying European Union headquarters and police with milk.

One group started a fire in the street, but despite some pushing and shoving with police, there was no major violence.

Farmers from several EU nations are demanding higher prices for milk, which currently is often being sold at below production costs, threatening the survival of their farms.

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- Now boys, just add some flour, sugar and yeast to that milk and you'll have all the makings for a hellava lot of donuts......

A Thankful Bemidji Grocer Shares His Success With His Employees

Article by: LARRY OAKES , Star Tribune
Updated: November 23, 2012 - 8:22 AM

- Joe Lueken spent 46 years becoming a successful grocer and community benefactor here. Finally, at 70, he's ready to sell the business, travel the world with his wife, Janice, and reap some of what they've sown.

So when he strides into his south Bemidji supermarket and 2 1/2-year employee Maria Svare smiles broadly and asks him, "How do you like my store today?" it might sound like a joke. But it's not. And that's part of why hundreds of Bemidji residents are thankful this holiday season for Joe Lueken.

On Jan. 1, Lueken's Village Foods, with two supermarkets in Bemidji and another in Wahpeton, N.D., will begin transferring ownership to its approximately 400 employees through an Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP).

Lueken said he had multiple offers to sell to large independent chains and might have gotten more money that way. But he and his family believe that selling to workers will be better for them, the business and this north-central Minnesota city of 13,000 people.


- After all the employer selfishness we've seen lately, what a great way to start the week!!!

Sinkhole: H-Bomb Explosion Equivalent In Bayou Corne Possible

The Examiner
August 12, 2012
By: Deborah Dupre

Bayou Corne sinkhole area butane-filled well
explosion calculated to be more than that of
an H-bomb
Credits: Alex Wellerstein, NUKEMAP

A possible breach of a butane-filled well 1500 feet from Bayou Corne's sinkhole, the size of three football fields,* is so "very serious," it has Assumption Parish sheriff and local residents ordered to evacuate worried about a catastrophic explosion, one according to scientists in an Examiner investigation, would be in the range of one and a half B83 thermonuclear (hydrogen) bombs, the most powerful United States weapons in active service.

“The disaster is made all the more worrisome because the hole is believed to be close to a well containing 1.5 million barrels of liquid butane, a highly volatile liquid that turns into a highly flammable vapor upon release,” CNN reported Friday about Louisiana's declared State of Emergency.

Earlier it was reported the butane-filled well is only 1500 feet from the sinkhole and it will not be emptied. A breach of that well, Assumption Parish Sheriff Mike Waguespack said, could be "catastrophic,” CNN reports. If ignited, the butane well would release as much explosive energy as 100 Hiroshima bombs, Deborah Dupré's scientist sources told her Sunday.


[ul][font color=red]* - Note this article was written 3 months ago and the sinkhole has grown to over 8 acres presently (see videos below).[/font][/ul]
See also:

Officials: We’ve been advised that increased seismic activity has been recorded near Louisiana sinkhole

07:11 PM EST on November 21st, 2012 link

New flyover of giant sinkhole shows more crude oil coming to surface (VIDEOS)
05:40 PM EST on November 21st, 2012 link

Local TV runs ‘Breaking News’ report on poisonous gas below giant Louisiana sinkhole (VIDEO)
02:54 PM EST on November 21st, 2012 link

Officials: High levels of ‘extremely dangerous gas’ reported near giant sinkhole — Newspaper removes ‘poisonous’ from headline
01:12 AM EST on November 21st, 2012 link

Expert: In all honesty things have taken so long because of problems getting staff to come work sinkhole area — Thanksgiving week off starts today? (VIDEO)
04:37 PM EST on November 20th, 2012 link

Anonymous leaks personal information of 5,000 Israeli officials

Source: RT

Published: 18 November, 2012, 21:32

Internet hacktivist group Anonymous has declared cyberwar on Israel, posting personal data of five thousand Israeli officials online.

­The group used their Anonpaste.me site to address a message to the Israeli government before linking to the page with names, ID numbers and personal emails of 5,000 officials.

The message said: "It has come to our attention that the Israeli government has ignored repeated warnings about the abuse of human rights, shutting down the internet in Israel and mistreating its own citizens and those of its neighboring countries."

Read more: http://rt.com/news/anonymous-israel-officials-leaked-002/

See also: Israel faces 44 million attacks on websites in response to Gaza offensive

Anonymous hack hundreds of Israeli websites, delete Foreign Ministry database in support of Gaza

PSA: ''Marijwhatnow?'' - Seattle's Sensible Guide To Legal Marijuana

Published on Nov 16, 2012 by ReutersTV

Questions are flowing after Washington and Colorado legalized recreational use of marijuana. Where can you buy it? How much can you carry? Police in Seattle put together a guide, "Marijwhatnow?", written by spokesman Jonah Spangenthal-Lee, to answer those questions and more. (November 16, 2012)

- Someone, somewhere is not happy with this......

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