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See the impact of a Taser in slow motion

Posted by silverngold @ 22:58 on September 12, 2015  


More 911 Coincidents?

Posted by Auandag @ 22:46 on September 12, 2015  

I think this young man has it right!!

Posted by silverngold @ 22:42 on September 12, 2015  


Angry Marine Lays it on the Line!

Posted by Auandag @ 22:30 on September 12, 2015  

Meeting with top advisor.

Posted by commish @ 22:16 on September 12, 2015  


merkel wants germany to co-operate with russia about syria

Posted by treefrog @ 21:15 on September 12, 2015  




now don’t THAT make the cheese more binding?

hummm, wonder what “O” and the dems will say?

Posted by Floridagold @ 21:06 on September 12, 2015  

Poor nations want U.S. to pay reparations for extreme weather


Poorer nations suffering from extreme weather disasters, so much so that their citizens are seeking refuge in safer terrains outside their borders, want rich nations like the United States to pay for reparations and to relocate populations.

Preparatory talks ahead of the United Nations Conference on Climate Change to be held in Paris in December has representatives from developing nations asking for more than an already agreed upon $100 billion per year for climate change mitigation measures. They want additional compensation for weather-related disasters as well as a “displacement coordination facility” for refugees. And they want all this to be legally binding as part of the larger anticipated Paris accord.

The U.S. and wealthier nations in the European Union are balking.

The rationale for the additional funds and refugee facility is based on donor country failures to follow through cohesively on aid pledges following weather-related disasters. For example, last March, Cyclone Pam devastated islands in the South Pacific but attention quickly turned to the massive earthquake in Nepal soon thereafter. That left small nations such as Vanuatu, which was devastated, to manage its own cleanup without much in the way of international assistance.

Poorer nations blame extreme weather-related disasters on climate change stemming from emission-polluting countries that have more developed and wealthier economies.

The U.N. Paris conference aims to reach an international, legally biding agreement on climate change that would reduce greenhouse gas emissions and thwart global temperature rise. A separate agreement is being eyed to address losses and damages from extreme weather events, thought to be a result of climate change.

As it stands, the Warsaw Mechanism, adopted in 2013 at the U.N. climate conference in Poland, established a structure to address losses and damages associated with climate change impacts. However that mechanism is due to expire this year when a new climate agreement is reached. Poorer nations who say they are on the front lines of climate change and suffer the worst of its extreme weather ramifications aren’t pleased by the expiration. They want loss and damage provisions to be extended and expanded upon.

Reports indicate a compromise will be sought whereby the Warsaw Mechanism is extended, yet carved out from any legally binding agreement.

Meanwhile, environmental groups are lobbying to make reparations even more punitive and require polluting companies in the private sector to step up and also pay for extreme weather-related damages.

Property and casualty losses have been a point of contention for years in climate-change discussions. How to handle refugee claims is a relatively new issue that comes at a time when Europe is facing a separate refugee crisis of its own, with hordes of people seeking asylum from war-torn countries in the Middle East and North Africa. Nine civil wars are raging in countries from Pakistan to Nigeria.

Adding climate refugees to those numbers may be too much for government representatives to take on at the moment. Without question, however, a refugee facility needs to be discussed if not negotiated, as do further compensation measures for poor countries.

The $100 billion-a-year-commitment by 2020 seems like a lot of money, but increasingly it isn’t looking like enough funding. With extreme weather events on the rise, so too will be the costs of cleanup and the tolls on people’s lives.

Thomas M. Kostigen is the founder of TheClimateSurvivalist.com and a New York Times bestselling author and journalist. He is the National Geographic author of “Extreme Weather Survival Guide: Understand, Prepare, Survive, Recover” and the NG Kids book, “Extreme Weather: Surviving Tornadoes, Tsunamis, Hailstorms,Thundersnow, Hurricanes and More!” Follow him @weathersurvival, or emailkostigen@theclimatesurvivalist.com.


Posted by ipso facto @ 17:37 on September 12, 2015  

Smart lady.

Very Interesting

Posted by commish @ 16:36 on September 12, 2015  

th Merkel announced today that Germany needs to side with Russia concerning Syria.



Scruffy 15:57

Posted by goldielocks @ 16:29 on September 12, 2015  

Sounds more like indoctrination to me. Teaching history and having them memorize conversion prayers is not the same thing.

Are they going to have them memorize the Lord’s Prayer, a Jewish Prayer, a Buddist chant? Better yet the constitution. Forcing them to memorize a Muslim indoctrination at a young unprintable age is practing forced religion on them and to any other religion is blasphemy.

Maya @ 23:24

Posted by ipso facto @ 16:16 on September 12, 2015  

Whoo Hoo my kinda train! 🙂


Posted by ipso facto @ 16:12 on September 12, 2015  

Russian Bank Caught Using Fake Gold As Reserve Capital


Back online amigos!

Posted by ipso facto @ 16:09 on September 12, 2015  

Puter wasn’t accepting my PW. Turned out to be a bad keyboard.

Hurray for cheap fixes! 🙂

Our propaganda centers are getting more stupid by the day.

Posted by Scruffy @ 15:57 on September 12, 2015  

Middle school parents in Tennessee are up in arms on learning that their children were instructed to recite and write, “Allah is the only god,” as part of a world history project.

In the Maury County School District, students were assigned a Five Pillars of Islam project that included the translation of the pillar of “Shahada” as being, “There is no god but Allah; Muhammad is his prophet.”

Joy Ellis, the mother of a seventh-grader at Spring Hill Middle School, said that Christian children should not be instructed to write the Shahada.

“This is a seventh grade state standard, and will be on the TCAP,” Ellis said. “I didn’t have a problem with the history of Islam being taught, but to go so far as to make my child write the Shahada, is unacceptable.”

Another mother of a seventh-grade girl, Brandee Porterfield, complained to officials at Spring Hill Middle School because of its overemphasis on Islam to the exclusion of Christianity and Judaism.

Porterfield said she has no objections to her daughter learning details of the Islamic religion, but she objects to the fact that the history unit didn’t devote similar time to Christianity or Judaism.

“It really did bother me that they skipped the whole chapter on the rise of Christianity and they spent three weeks just studying Islam,” she said.

Porterfield and other parents were also concerned with the school’s decision to have children write and recite the Islamic creed.

“But what really did bother me,” Porterfield said, “was that they did this assignment where they wrote out the Five Pillars of Islam, including having the children learn and write the Shahada, which is the Islamic conversion creed.”

“I spoke with the teacher and the principal,” she said. “They are not going to learn any other religion, doctrines or creeds and they are not going back over this chapter. Even though they discuss Christianity a little bit during the Middle Ages, they are not ever going to have this basis for Judaism or Christianity later.”

Porterfield said the class skipped Christianity because it’s not required by the state’s standards. Those standards, TN Core, are very similar to the national Common Core standards, though in May Gov. Bill Haslam signed a bill eliminating Common Core.

In Tennessee, 85 percent of the residents identify as Christian, according to a comprehensive U.S. Religious Landscape Survey conducted by the Pew Center in 2008. Only one percent of state residents identify as Muslim.

Jan Hanvey, Maury County Public Schools’ middle school supervisor, said that most of the three-week unit discussed things like government, culture, geography, and economics, rather than theology. She also said that the chapters on Christianity and Judaism are scheduled to be taught at the end of the year with the “Age of Exploration” unit.

Maury County Director of Schools, Chris Marczak, defended the curriculum in a statement, saying that the school system is in no way endorsing Islam over other religions or trying to “indoctrinate” students.

It is our job as a public school system to educate our students on world history in order to be ready to compete in a global society, not to endorse one religion over another or indoctrinate,” Marczak said.

Porterfield, however, finds Marczak’s assurances unconvincing.

They are not going over anything else. So for the students to have to memorize this prayer, it does seem like it is indoctrination,” she said.

A meeting between parents and school teachers and administrators has been scheduled for Sept. 17 to allow Porterfield and other concerned Springhill parents to voice their concerns about the state’s history curriculum.

Source: Breitbart

Moggy @ 9:40

Posted by Maya @ 15:29 on September 12, 2015  

Maybe that was what caused the first posting to go bad…   and you never know what the advertiser ‘drop-ins’ will do.  Video websites are vulnerable to flash-player and javascript security leaks, I know.  My anonymous TOR browser will not play them, and puts up multiple warnings if I try to enable those moving pictures… just on the principle that they are not secure and can leak other information.

Oh, well.  No more videos.   Thanks for the warning.  🙂


Posted by goldielocks @ 14:49 on September 12, 2015  

Not only that but wait till they start smuggling in weapons to the so called radicals like the coast guard just found on a boat that landed in Greece.

$10,000 a ticket

Posted by Portugeezer @ 13:18 on September 12, 2015  

Tell me folks, how many of your neighbours would be able to stump up 10 grand to take a boat ride on an inflatable dinghy across the Med?


10k would buy them a nice little business but they choose to spend it trying to get to a rich country.

Some are economic migrants, don’t forget that.

Some are seeking refugee status.

All will have to be supported by the community.

I am not hard hearted.  But if my syndicate came up with a few winners, like Apple when it went from 5 to 100 we would not expect to share the winnings with others.

A country is similar.  The citizens have pooled their resources and are relatively well off.  Now they are expected to share their assets and lower their own standard of living.

With half a million people being dumped in our laps, our standard of living has to drop.

There are too many people for the “means testing” or genuine status to be properly achieved.

In my mind this is an event of historical proportions and will be seen as such in years to come.

That Billionaire who was going to buy an island and re-house the refugees their, giving them the means to make new lives for themselves, but they would have to work for it.  How many of these people would go there by choice, rather than go to the UK or Germany.  Many of these people can quote the social security payments they will receive in dofferent countries.

I see major social upheaval in the very near future.





Samb @ 10:42

Posted by Floridagold @ 12:46 on September 12, 2015  

Felix only comes out for special occassions now – he is really worried that Ipso may be down longer than just the weekend. He worries that he will not get all the mining news first thing in the mornings! 🙂

happy birthday janet yellen!

Posted by treefrog @ 12:15 on September 12, 2015  


Florida @ 9:45

Posted by Samb @ 10:42 on September 12, 2015  

That dreaded Felix appears again after such a long absence. Must be a sign that something major is about to happen.

floridagold — 3 cheers and a hip hip hip horay too…..

Posted by WANKA @ 10:34 on September 12, 2015  

I’ve been saying that for years and nobody listenstoon2g…..but but but their eyes grey over though! :mrgreen: wj

Posted by Floridagold @ 10:23 on September 12, 2015  
“If you consider that there has been an average of 160,000 troops in the Iraq Theater of operations during the past 22 months, and a total of 2,112 deaths, that gives a firearm death rate of 60 per 100,000 soldiers.
“The firearm death rate in Washington, DC is 80.6 per 100,000 for the same period. That means you are about 25 per cent more likely to be shot and killed in the U.S. capital, which has some of the strictest gun control laws in the U.S., than you are in Iraq.
Conclusion: The U.S. should pull out of Washington DC.”

surprise surprise surprise

Posted by Floridagold @ 9:52 on September 12, 2015  

Iran says finds unexpectedly high uranium reserve

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran has discovered an unexpectedly high reserve of uranium and will soon begin extracting the radioactive element at a new mine, the head of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organisation said on Saturday.

The comments cast doubt on previous assessments from some Western analysts who said the country had a low supply and would sooner or later would need to import uranium, the raw material needed for its nuclear program.



Ipso facto

Posted by Floridagold @ 9:45 on September 12, 2015  

ipso facto  is having computer problems and will be down for a while  until he can get it fixed!  Hope that it  is not too long!





Posted by Moggy @ 9:40 on September 12, 2015  

Listen to the whistle in the Animas Canyon! Haunting!



The video is great but to let you know I received a “threat detected” warning from my computer soldiers.

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