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February 13, 2016

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Spence

"I really do Hope that you Live It, Rocky. I Do. Debt Free is the Only way to be ... No Credit cards, Loans, Unreasonable Tax Burdens etc. Never let yourself become a slave to those Harpies.

I cast my first vote for President in 1968. It was for the Democratic candidate. Being raised in a family which was entirely Democratic, my two brothers and I would not have even thought of voting other than Democrat.

For the first time in almost 50 years my two brothers and I will be voting Republican. This change of heart is attributed totally to our attraction to Donald Trump. Although he is running as a Republican, he represents everything we as a family stand for: God, Country and Family.

Other things we like about Donald Trump:

He can’t be bought. This attribute gives him the power to resist special interest groups who do NOT have the interest of the common citizen at heart.
His says what he means and means what he says. He may offend certain people at various times but we find that happens because the listener is not really paying CLOSE attention to Mr. Trump’s subtext – the meaning behind the words.
We believe he is truly a man of honor and integrity. When he says he wants to make America great again, we believe him. He is sacrificing MUCH in his run for President. He does NOT need the job. In fact, some of the things he’s said and proposed have cost him financially and it would not surprise us if ISIS has targeted him for assassination.
His business accomplishments make him more qualified than any other person for fixing the many problems we now face in the United States: Trade imbalance, crumbling infrastructure, out-of-control illegal immigration, terrorism, diminished military and more."

http://donaldtrumpdemocrats.net/
http://democratsfortrump.com/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cXhsLILlOUE ( Read Comments Section )

Spence

CBS News February 14, 2016, 10:30 AM
Poll: South Carolina still solidly for Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton

By Anthony Salvanto, Fred Backus, Jennifer De Pinto, Sarah Dutton

The CBS News Battleground Tracker poll shows that Donald Trump keeps a large lead in South Carolina, bolstered by support from conservatives and also from evangelical voters, who make up a large share of the electorate here.

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/poll-south-carolina-still-solidly-for-donald-trump-hillary-clinton/

- Donald Trumps Hillary ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1OqGcYk7QsI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ik-a0sIvYmg

Spence

Hmmm, Velly Interesting ..

DNC Chair: Superdelegates Exist to Protect Party Leaders from Grassroots Competition

Democratic National Committee chair and Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz said on Thursday that superdelegates "exist really to make sure that party leaders and elected officials don’t have to be in a position where they are running against grassroots activists."
By Barry Donegan -
Feb 12, 2016


http://truthinmedia.com/dnc-chair-superdelegates-protect-party-leaders-from-grassroots-competition/

Spence

Cash Flowed to Clinton Foundation Amid Russian Uranium Deal

By JO BECKER and MIKE McINTIRE APRIL 23, 2015

The headline on the website Pravda trumpeted President Vladimir V. Putin’s latest coup, its nationalistic fervor recalling an era when its precursor served as the official mouthpiece of the Kremlin: “Russian Nuclear Energy Conquers the World.”

The article, in January 2013, detailed how the Russian atomic energy agency, Rosatom, had taken over a Canadian company with uranium-mining stakes stretching from Central Asia to the American West. The deal made Rosatom one of the world’s largest uranium producers and brought Mr. Putin closer to his goal of controlling much of the global uranium supply chain.

But the untold story behind that story is one that involves not just the Russian president, but also a former American president and a woman who would like to be the next one.

At the heart of the tale are several men, leaders of the Canadian mining industry, who have been major donors to the charitable endeavors of former President Bill Clinton and his family. Members of that group built, financed and eventually sold off to the Russians a company that would become known as Uranium One.

Beyond mines in Kazakhstan that are among the most lucrative in the world, the sale gave the Russians control of one-fifth of all uranium production capacity in the United States. Since uranium is considered a strategic asset, with implications for national security, the deal had to be approved by a committee composed of representatives from a number of United States government agencies. Among the agencies that eventually signed off was the State Department, then headed by Mr. Clinton’s wife, Hillary Rodham Clinton.

As the Russians gradually assumed control of Uranium One in three separate transactions from 2009 to 2013, Canadian records show, a flow of cash made its way to the Clinton Foundation. Uranium One’s chairman used his family foundation to make four donations totaling $2.35 million. Those contributions were not publicly disclosed by the Clintons, despite an agreement Mrs. Clinton had struck with the Obama White House to publicly identify all donors. Other people with ties to the company made donations as well.

And shortly after the Russians announced their intention to acquire a majority stake in Uranium One, Mr. Clinton received $500,000 for a Moscow speech from a Russian investment bank with links to the Kremlin that was promoting Uranium One stock.

At the time, both Rosatom and the United States government made promises intended to ease concerns about ceding control of the company’s assets to the Russians. Those promises have been repeatedly broken, records show.

The New York Times’s examination of the Uranium One deal is based on dozens of interviews, as well as a review of public records and securities filings in Canada, Russia and the United States. Some of the connections between Uranium One and the Clinton Foundation were unearthed by Peter Schweizer, a former fellow at the right-leaning Hoover Institution and author of the forthcoming book “Clinton Cash.” Mr. Schweizer provided a preview of material in the book to The Times, which scrutinized his information and built upon it with its own reporting.

Whether the donations played any role in the approval of the uranium deal is unknown. But the episode underscores the special ethical challenges presented by the Clinton Foundation, headed by a former president who relied heavily on foreign cash to accumulate $250 million in assets even as his wife helped steer American foreign policy as secretary of state, presiding over decisions with the potential to benefit the foundation’s donors.

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/24/us/cash-flowed-to-clinton-foundation-as-russians-pressed-for-control-of-uranium-company.html?_r=0

Wing Nut

It doesn't matter Hilary will be the next President. The establishment won't allow Bernie to win. Do you want proof? Bernie destroyed Hillary in a landslide vote in NH. Despite that fact Hillary left NH with more delegates than Sanders because of "super-delegates". Socialist irony at its best because it was a re-distribution of delegates LOL!!!!!

Spence

Welcome Back, Wing Nut ! ... Will You read & sign THIS ?

we petition the obama administration to:
We demand conviction of the USA president Barack Obama and trial in the International Criminal Court in Hague.

We demand conviction of a war criminal Barack Obama and trial in the International Criminal Court in Hague. He is guilty of crimes not only against the USA citizens, but against the whole world.

One of the most dreadful prisons in history – Guantanamo - continues to function. Libya was destroyed as a result of Obama’s aggression. In Syria, Obama’s agents train, fund and organize terrorist groups, deceitfully naming them “moderate opposition”, who, among other things, bear a relation to Al-Qaeda, implicated in crimes against the American people. Secret services collect the Americans’ personal data information on a 24 hour basis under the canopy battling terrorism, using electronic surveillance tools on political undesirables, effectively stomping on the Americans’ right for privacy.
Published Date: Feb 08, 2016
Issues: Civil Rights and Liberties, Foreign Policy, Human Rights

https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/we-demand-conviction-usa-president-barack-obama-and-trial-international-criminal-court-hague

Spence

Sadly the Corrupt Clinton Machine seems to be holding Bernie at Bay. But ...

Here is an Acute understatement and prescient observation.

“we as a species have the choice to continue to develop our bodies and brains in a healthy upward trajectory, or we can follow the Western example of recent decades and intentionally poison our population with genetically altered food, pharmaceuticals, vaccinations, and fast food that should be classified as a dangerous, addictive drug. We must fight this. A physically and intellectually disabled population is not in our interests,”

http://www.australiannationalreview.com/putin-slams-big-pharma-gmo-foods/#sthash.7n1Sq5Rf.dpuf

https://www.rt.com/business/324605-russia-putin-healthy-food/

Antonio Andolini

Meanwhile, we, the people, keep trying:

"Northern Pass interventions: a compelling story
By Susan Schibanoff

Published: February 19, 2016

By the close of business on Feb. 5, 150 petitions to intervene in the Northern Pass docket had been emailed to the NH Site Evaluation Committee. All but a dozen petitions came from those who oppose the project as currently configured, including New Hampshire property owners, small businesses and tourism groups, municipalities, NGO conservation, recreation, preservation and grassroots organizations and elected officials.

This record number of interventions tells the story that, as the state permitting process gets underway, public discontent with Northern Pass is increasing, despite statements to the contrary by project sponsors.

Northern Pass’s expert studies say the project would have no adverse effect on land use in New Hampshire. The recently filed petitions by real property owners tell an entirely different story."

http://www.nhbr.com/February-19-2016/Northern-Pass-interventions-a-compelling-story/?utm_source=getresponse&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nhbr&utm_content=Immigration+and+housing+costs

Antonio Andolini

"Unique in SEC history, a large, bipartisan group of state legislators – four senators and 64 representatives from nine of the state’s 10 counties - has jointly petitioned to intervene on behalf of constituents.

Their story is consistent with that of the other parties: They want to 'protect one of New Hampshire’s greatest assets, its natural beauty.' Unless the line is fully buried, they write, 'its costs, in marred landscapes and streetscapes, reduced property values, and damaged livelihoods and quality of life,' would be unfairly inflicted upon New Hampshire and its communities."

http://www.nhbr.com/February-19-2016/Northern-Pass-interventions-a-compelling-story/?utm_source=getresponse&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nhbr&utm_content=Immigration+and+housing+costs

Jon Edwards

I wish them well. So...Trump is capturing the Republican nomination, NH golf courses are opening for business in February, Ski areas are shutting down in February, tomorrow is slated for 50 degrees in Berlin, Bernie can win with the people but not with the establishment so he loses even if he wins. And we might hear thunder tomorrow? Is someone trying to tell us something with that thunder? Nah. I think its just WN having heartburn over the thought that climate change doesn't mean spring's 'a comin soon.

Spence

I'm inclined to believe someone "on the ground" before I listen to someone whose Paycheck and Very Career depends on falling prostrate before The Alter of "Global Warming/Climate Change".

Inuit elders tell NASA Earth axis shifted

Posted by The Watcher on March 08, 2015

"The Inuit Tribe are indigenous people who live in the Canadian Arctic, Greenland, Siberia and Alaska. Their elders have written to the National Space and Aeronautics Administration (NASA) to tell them that the Earth's axis has shifted. The elders do not believe that carbon emissions from humans are causing the current climate changes."

http://thewatchers.adorraeli.com/2015/03/08/inuit-elders-tell-nasa-earth-axis-shifted/

Spence

Tuesday January 8th 2008, 61* at Noon here in Berlin. There was Snow on the Ground from a recent storm, but it was melting. I took a photo ( polaroid ! ) that day to record it.

The problem here is that the majority of people live in the moment and do not have long memories. To compound this, the Human Lifespan is just not Long enough to see the weather cycles that ebb and flow throughout History from Warm periods in Classical Times to the Medieval "Ice Age".

I was a boy, but I remember This Well !

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1976_United_Kingdom_heat_wave

Long Hot Summer !

Of course, Two years later in America folks were buried in the Blizzard of '78.

Jon Edwards

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/arts/film/new-documentary-recounts-bizarre-climate-changes-seen-by-inuit-elders/article1215305/

Spence

And Today We Have Snow on the Ground here in Berlin. Go Figure.

""Yet the elders talk about all this without anger, only a tinge of sadness. Kunuk says this is an Inuit characteristic, based on the belief that the world is forever changing, whether at the hand of man or through natural cycles. "We know for a fact that way up in the high Arctic, there are mummified tree trunks [showing that the Earth's climate was once totally different] http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/301487 Also, when Inuit hunters talk about animals, they always talk about cycles, everything goes in cycles. We just have to adapt to it."

Watched This Last Night ... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=esMX5NIsHdk - A Great Documentary, spoiled Only at the Very End with a Bow to the Altar of Anthropogenic Climate Change.

Spence

0-60 in 9.6 Seconds ? Whoa Nellie ! ... The Car of the Future ?

http://eliogenuine.eliomotors.com/?sctp=sm&scvn=fb&scsrc=fb&sckw=na

Spence

Hey Rocky, Are You aware of This ?

New Hampshire superdelegates: Honor the will of the voters!

Petition by Chris Liquori

To be delivered to New Hampshire superdelegates
New Hampshire superdelegates—including Governor Maggie Hassan, Representative Ann Kuster, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, and DNC members Bill Shaheen, Kathy Sullivan, and Joanne Dowdell—must pledge to back the will of the voters at the Democratic party convention in Philadelphia.

There are currently 18,228 signatures. NEW goal - We need 20,000 signatures!

http://pac.petitions.moveon.org/sign/there-are-6-new-hampshire?source=mo&fb_test=0&akid=162368.25238635.dOnDUR

Jon Edwards

"The scientific explanation is that the warming Arctic air is causing temperature inversions, which in turn cause the light of the sunset to refract so that the sun appears to be setting a few kilometres off-kilter. "There is so much garbage in the air, it's refraction that's causing our elders to think our world has tilted," Kunuk says."

Spence

That is The Mantra, Jon. However, beneath This Scholarly article You will find some Links to Others like It. Dare I say at this juncture that the Global Warming/Climate Change Scam is really about accumulating POWER and Transferring Wealth ?

Thursday, 25 February 2016
Leading Authority on Sea Levels Disputes Study Asserting Sea Level Rise Is Fastest in 27 Centuries
Written by Warren Mass

Leading Authority on Sea Levels Disputes Study Asserting Sea Level Rise Is Fastest in 27 Centuries

A newly released study led by Bob Kopp, a climate scientist at Rutgers University and nine colleagues from several U.S. and global universities claims: “The 20th century rise [in sea levels] was extremely likely faster than during any of the 27 previous centuries.”

However, the findings of the study were immediately challenged by Dr. Nils-Axel Morner, the former head of the paleogeophysics and geodynamics department at Stockholm University and a leading world authority on sea levels and coastal erosion.

“The PNAS paper is another sad contribution to the demagogic anti-science campaign for AGW. It is at odds with observational facts and ethical principles,” Morner wrote to the Climate Depot news service. “The paper is full of very bad violations of observational facts,” Morner continued. For instance, the Kopp paper says that the tide gauges at Christmas Island, Kiribati, show increases, yet as Morner notes, while showing the tide gauge record from that island for the past 40 years, "How can anyone find a rapidly rising trend in this tide gauge record? It is flat or rather slowly falling — but in no way rising.” He added that nowhere are there records of true "acceleration."

http://thenewamerican.com/tech/environment/item/22633-leading-authority-on-sea-levels-disputes-study-asserting-sea-level-rise-is-fastest-in-27-centuries?fb_action_ids=10209432955727193&fb_action_types=og.likes

Spence

Meanwhile THIS is by far the more Ominous a Threat to Our Environment and No One is getting Heated Up over It because

Why ?

Fukushima Update: The Nuclear Disaster That Won't Go Away
Sunday, 12 January 2014 10:35 By Beth Buczynski, Care2 | Report


"When was the last time you heard an update about the Fukushima nuclear disaster on the evening news? Yeah, that’s what I thought. You might take the silence to mean that everything’s fine, but it’s not. In fact, if the little blips and pieces of news coming out of Japan are any indication, things are far from fine, and are getting worse by the second. Those of us in other countries, even on the other side of the world, may soon get our own taste of nuclear fallout."

http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/21169-fukushima-update-the-nuclear-disaster-that-wont-go-away

https://www.iaea.org/newscenter/focus/fukushima/status-update

Spence

There's More ...

Japanese nuclear reactor shuts down 3 days after restart

Published time: 29 Feb, 2016 10:29

A reactor at Japan’s Takahama plant shut down automatically due to “a problem with a generator,” triggering an alarm. The plant saw a radioactive water leak a week ago, amid a government push to restart reactors five years after the Fukushima disaster.

Japanese utility Kansai Electric Power Company (KEPCO) said its Takahama’s fourth reactor shut down on Monday due to a problem, three days after it was restarted, Japan Times reported.

There is no problem with the reactor’s cooling system, the company said. KEPCO was trying to send power to the grid from the reactor when the turbine shut down, which led to the automatic shutdown of the entire reactor, a company spokesman said. He added the company does not know yet when the reactor would be ready to restart.

The No. 4 reactor at the plant, located some 380 km from Tokyo, was brought back online last Friday.

Shortly after, Kansai said it discovered an 8-liter pool with traces of the contaminated water across the floor, indicating that a total of 34 liters had managed to spill. This amounts to about 64,000 becquerels of radioactive waste.

The 30-year-old No. 4 reactor at Takahama has been idle since the 2011 shutdown, following a decision to take all Japanese reactors offline for scheduled backups. Takahama’s No. 3 reactor was activated earlier in January. Another two reactors at the Kyushu Electric Power Co.’s Sendai plant were restarted last year.

In March 2011, following the devastating tsunami and earthquake that shut down Fukushima Daiichi, the government introduced strict new safety checks. But, apparently, not every reactor lucky enough to pass the new standards was returned to normal operation.

The Takahama No. 4 reactor would have been the fourth to come online after the nationwide shutdown. The push by the government and utility companies came amid protests across Japan against continued reliance on nuclear energy, fueled by a failure to tackle the Fukushima crisis in a proper way.

https://www.rt.com/news/333938-japan-nuclear-reactor-shutdown/

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