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I think North Korea is photshopping their new marine assault weapons








Actually the original photo looks fake too.
Which you can see here:



http://www.theatlantic.com/infocus/2013/03/is-this-north-korean-hovercraft-landing-photo-faked/100480/










Posted by Ichingcarpenter | Wed Mar 27, 2013, 03:54 PM (7 replies)

Jim Greer, former Florida GOP chairman, sentenced to 18 months in prison

An Orlando judge today sentenced Jim Greer, former high-flying chairman of the Florida GOP, to 18 months in prison, followed by one year of probation.

"You certainly in my opinion egregiously violated a position of trust," Circuit Judge Marc Lubet said at sentencing. "While you do need to go to prison for this, you don't need to go for 42 or 46 months."

It was a humbling end for a man who, until four years ago, wielded enormous political power in Florida and was part of then-Gov. Charlie Crist's inner circle.

But the sentence was significantly lower than what the state had asked for: a 3 1/2-year prison term.

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/local/breakingnews/os-jim-greer-sentence-20130327,0,7299839.story
Posted by Ichingcarpenter | Wed Mar 27, 2013, 01:51 PM (1 replies)

Supreme Court Justices Brought To Tears By Heartfelt Testimony

Supreme Court Justices Brought To Tears By Heartfelt Testimony Of Bigot Who Hates Gay People


WASHINGTON—Listening to oral arguments Wednesday regarding the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act, all nine Supreme Court justices were reportedly moved to tears by the heartfelt and highly personal testimony of a bigot who despises homosexuals unreservedly. “It’s impossible for anyone who hasn’t spent their whole life in a state of benighted prejudice to know the pain and hardship that people like myself endure every day in our efforts to ensure that gays and lesbians remain oppressed and unequal,” said the immense homophobe, whose stirring, emotional speech about his harrowing daily struggles to impede social progress prompted a weeping Chief Justice John Roberts to halt the proceedings briefly so that he and the 500 individuals in attendance could compose themselves. “Just for a moment, put yourself in my shoes and try to imagine how difficult it is to know that the elevated social standing that I so unjustly enjoy is at stake. We have come too far and worked too hard to make sure that gays are second-class citizens, and all we’re asking for is basic unfairness. After all, isn’t that what this country is founded on?”

Forgoing their typical months of deliberation, the justices issued an immediate 9-0 decision upholding DOMA, with Roberts writing that the testimony had “opened [his] eyes” to the plight of the nation’s intolerant and vowing that the court would never again allow progress and equality to impede the happiness of the nation’s close-minded and prejudiced.

http://www.theonion.com/articles/supreme-court-justices-brought-to-tears-by-heartfe,31826/


Posted by Ichingcarpenter | Wed Mar 27, 2013, 12:53 PM (3 replies)

Oklahoma 5.7 earthquake linked to oil extraction wastewater

Scientists have linked the underground injection of oil-drilling wastewater to a magnitude-5.7 earthquake in 2011 that struck the US state of Oklahoma.

Wastewater injection from drilling operations has been linked to seismic events in the past, but these have typically been much smaller quakes.

They also have tended to occur in the first weeks or months of injection.

The study in Geology suggests that "induced seismicity" can occur years after wastewater injection begins.

Wastewater was first injected into Oklahoma's Wilzetta oilfields, near the town of Prague, some 18 years prior to the November 2011 series of quakes that included three of magnitude 5 or greater.

The new study adds to an increasing body of evidence that the injection of wastewater is correlated to an increase in seismic events.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21952428
Posted by Ichingcarpenter | Wed Mar 27, 2013, 10:46 AM (4 replies)

Ae you ashamed that your taxes go to war?

To support a new Gitmo wing an dcontiued wars, of hate, SURVEILLANCE secrity and not infrastructure, education health and science?

You already know

too big to fail, too big to jailil

Nazi war crimals. got away ithe it

The appeasement here disgusts me.

The economic meltdown can only be justified by the powers of their propaganda which is very strong

We had an economic meltdown but they still want to maintain



control

With my experience now
I/ve met Serbians, Bosnian and their personal thoughts and personal expeireces on both sides of war crimes.

They say...... they did
and we did and this goes generational to a lies on the truth.

They have the Hauge to see what they have done......WE DON'T.



The World is watching.

I hope my OP is too big to fail an d too big to jaii.......LOL

Posted by Ichingcarpenter | Mon Mar 25, 2013, 06:27 PM (38 replies)

Mars weather for March 23

Sol 222 (Mar 23, 2013): Sunny, high 3C/37F, low -70C/-94F, pressure at 9.18 hPa, wind E at 7.2kmh/4.5mph, daylight 6am-5pm


https://twitter.com/MarsWxReport/status/315512042092126211

Posted by Ichingcarpenter | Sun Mar 24, 2013, 03:22 AM (3 replies)

The Lives of Others



IMDB:


http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0405094/




If You haven't seen this film then look what state security can do for you.



Posted by Ichingcarpenter | Sat Mar 23, 2013, 02:40 PM (5 replies)

Voyager 1 has left the solar system, sudden changes in cosmic rays indicate

20 March 2013
AGU Release No. 13-11
For Immediate Release

WASHINGTON – Thirty-five years after its launch, Voyager 1 appears to have travelled beyond the influence of the Sun and exited the heliosphere, according to a new study appearing online today.

The heliosphere is a region of space dominated by the Sun and its wind of energetic particles, and which is thought to be enclosed, bubble-like, in the surrounding interstellar medium of gas and dust that pervades the Milky Way galaxy.

On August 25, 2012, NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft measured drastic changes in radiation levels, more than 11 billion miles from the Sun. Anomalous cosmic rays, which are cosmic rays trapped in the outer heliosphere, all but vanished, dropping to less than 1 percent of previous amounts. At the same time, galactic cosmic rays – cosmic radiation from outside of the solar system – spiked to levels not seen since Voyager's launch, with intensities as much as twice previous levels.

The findings have been accepted for publication in Geophysical Research Letters, a journal of the American Geophysical Union.

"Within just a few days, the heliospheric intensity of trapped radiation decreased, and the cosmic ray intensity went up as you would expect if it exited the heliosphere," said Bill Webber, professor emeritus of astronomy at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces. He calls this transition boundary the "heliocliff."

In the GRL article, the authors state: "It appears that [Voyager 1] has exited the main solar modulation region, revealing [hydrogen] and [helium] spectra characteristic of those to be expected in the local interstellar medium."


http://www.agu.org/news/press/pr_archives/2013/2013-11.shtml
Posted by Ichingcarpenter | Wed Mar 20, 2013, 11:40 AM (64 replies)

The Same Black Line

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Sirens ring, the shots ring out
A stranger cries, screams out loud
I had my world strapped against my back
I held my hands, never knew how to act

And the same black line that was drawn on you
Was drawn on me
And now it's drawn me in
6th Avenue heartache

Below me was a homeless man
I'm singin' songs I knew complete
On the steps alone, his guitar in hand
It's fifty years, stood where he stands

Now walkin' home on those streets
The river winds move my feet
Subway steam, like silhouettes in dreams
They stood by me, just like moonbeams

Look out the window, down upon that street
And gone like a midnight was that man
But I see his six strings laid against that wall
And all his things, they all look so small
I got my fingers crossed on a shooting star
Just like me-just moved on


Hey..... no worse the General dissuasion on porn and tv shows.
Posted by Ichingcarpenter | Tue Mar 19, 2013, 05:34 PM (0 replies)

.. Too big to fail, to big to jail

Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld , Wolfowitz etc.

The banks get the same break.
Posted by Ichingcarpenter | Tue Mar 19, 2013, 04:09 PM (4 replies)
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