:: Muammar Gaddafi
“Speaking on a local Tripoli radio station on Wednesday, Col Gaddafi pledged “martyrdom or victory” in the fight against Nato and the Libyan rebels…”
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That’s a laugh, he won’t get either. Certainly not victory, and to be considered a martyr one must be fighting for a cause, not some megalomaniac desire for self aggrandisement.
:: Reaping what we Sow
Growing numbers of naughty new entrants being stood down from school for bad behaviour are often undiagnosed with special conditions like ADHD, foetal alcohol syndrome, autism or Asperger’s syndrome, Auckland child educational psychologist Fiona Ayers says.
Ms Ayers, in Queenstown for the New Zealand Psychological Society conference, said children with such conditions were quite hard to parent and often weren’t diagnosed until they were stood down for being disruptive at school.
It appears that we are beginning to reap what we have sown. This report from Stuff.co.nz slams a damning indictment on family values.
The world is becoming a sadder and sorrier state of affairs.
by Phil Taylor
“Psychopaths prefer commerce degrees – that’s the finding of a world-first study examining university students’ personalities and course preferences. Victoria University students with higher scores for psychopathy traits tended to opt to study commerce, with law next most popular. The study of 903 undergraduates found that significantly fewer with high psychopathy scores chose science and fewer still went for arts….
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The reality since Ben Bernanke announced his QE2 policy in August 2010 is:
* Unleaded gas prices are up 45%.
* Heating oil prices are up 46%.
* Corn prices are up 71%.
* Soybean prices are up 26%.
* Rice prices are up 13%.
* Pork prices are up 31%.
* Beef prices are up 25%.
* Coffee prices are up 38%.
* Sugar prices are up 48%.
* Cotton prices are up 13%.
* Gold prices are up 42%.
* Silver prices are up 115%.
* Copper prices are up 23%.
Source: Running ‘Cause I Can’t Fly Read the whole sad story
:: Indigenous Bolivians march against Amazon road
Activists say the road will encourage illegal settlement and deforestation.
Isiboro-Secure National Park is home to several isolated tribes.
The protest is an embarrassment for President Evo Morales, who is a prominent advocate of indigenous rights and the protection of “Mother Earth”.
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:: The Black Swan Is On The Wing
Source: Running ‘Cause I can’t Fly
:: It’s About Time
Yes, it is high time for the world and Americans to show that they will not be subjugated by the ‘fears’ of terrorism promoted by the US government.
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This TSA bullshit has gone on long enough.
Daily horror stories of gropings and indecent assaults in the name of the ‘war against terrorism are now the norm. How long are travelers going to tolerate this?
Read this story on BBC News
Then think about this…
All air traveler’s traveling into, out of and within the USA should think again about air travel.
Tourists and domestic air travelers should boycott airports and air travel totally.
If the Americans want to defeat al -Qaeda, the Taliban or what ever ghost is haunting them, the only way is for the Americans to get out of the middle east where they don’t belong. All this terrorism started when the Americans began meddling in middle eastern affairs and invasions.
:: Sunday Quote
Sir Hugh Orde,
president of the Association of Chief Police Officers
– Said in response to the suggestion that an American adviser from an area with 400 gangs be able to advise the British police on violence.
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:: Saturday Satire
You read about all these Terrorists most of them came here legally, but they hung around on these expired visas, some for as long as 10-15 years. Now, compare that to Blockbuster; you are two days late with a video and those people are all over you. I think we should put Blockbuster in charge of Immigration & Homeland Security.
:: Another Perspective