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Stuart G

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About Me

I thought I knew a lot, and I found out... how little I knew about what I know. And how much more there is to learn, if I listen and read what others have to say.

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It is all about fear. Fear, fear and more fear

This is a major story around the country..(at least at MSNBC)



Missing Indiana girl found dead, babysitter held

It is a local story, but the fear media makes it national.
I recall in "1984" George Orwells classic, he describes the media's role.. To frighten the population and keep them frightened ..
that idea, or another similiar..


distant wars, fear, isolation..class on class hate..

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/45790781/ns/us_news-life/

For the past decade or so, I have noticed these local news stories about killing are .."national news'

Hell they are..they belong at the city desk, in the local news file.
In a country of 300 million, you can find any kind of news if you look for it.
Put it on the front page, and scare the pants off of people..
That is what the media is about.

A joke about a senior citizen confronting a young man on a bus #8

A young punk gets on the cross-town bus. He has got spiked multi-colored hair that is green, purple and orange.

His clothes are a tattered mix of rags.

His legs are bare, he is in shorts and the legs are covered with odd tatoos. His face and body are riddled with pierced jewelry and his earrings are big, bright feathers.

He sits down in the only vacant seat, directly across from an old man who glares at him for the next 20 minutes....Finally,,,

The punk gets self -conscious and barks at the old man..."What are you looking at you old fart...didn't you ever do anything
wild when you were young?..Without missing a beat..the old man replies: Yeah, back when I was young and in the navy, I got really drunk one night in Singapore, and I had sex with a parrot...I thought maybe you were my son..."

There was a mechanic in our local transit system that made over 110 G. (200 Gs in today's money)

He worked 6 to 7 days a week, 12- 14 hours a day, overtime on top of overtime. (he was nuts)
He fixed buses. engines, parts, etc.

He was addicted to work. (this was about 10 years ago)
I remember his story was all over the front pages..
He made more than the head of the transit system..

The guy was addicted to work, he worked on holidays, at nite, day etc.
so he got a lot of money..he earned it, the union had overtime, and double..etc.
He did more work in a week fixing buses then some of the CEOs of big corps. do in a year..

Philippines Floods 2011: Bodies Found Far Away From Ravaged Villages, Coastline

Huffington Post

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/12/26/philippines-floods-2011-bodies_n_1169671.html

MANILA, Philippines Fishermen joined Philippine navy sailors, police and firefighters in an ever wider search for bodies from entire villages swept away in one of the country's worst flash floods. More bodies have washed ashore, pushing the death toll to more than 1,200, an official said Monday.

While more than 60,000 homeless from hundreds of flood-ravaged villages spent a miserable Christmas in jam-packed schools and gymnasiums, search teams retrieved an additional 150 bodies from the sea as far as 60 miles (100 kilometers) from worst-hit Cagayan de Oro and Iligan cities, said Benito Ramos, head of the Office of Civil Defense.

Modern Right Leaning Conservatives are about this:


Modern, Right Leaning concervatives are about this:

http://www.democraticunderground.com/100211924


Their correct sounding arguements, given to them by the
Heritage Fondation, and Cyato Institute, really mask..

greed, greed and more greed

OR..simply put.

I am not paying for someone elses health insurance
..even if in the long run...

.1. everyone in this country would be healthier
2. Recieve better and more complete medical coverage
3. Over all costs for medical practices and health in this country would go way down
4. A National disgrace would be ended.

It doesn't matter,
I am not paying for someone elses health insurance.

Also,
" I will not say why I do not pay for someone else's health insurance., I will not argue the facts or reasons..I am just not going to explain it.
or....


I believe that insurance companies can handle it better..but, I know that is a lie.

This is what modern "So called "Modern Conservatives" are
about...and perhaps one more idea..

.......and perhaps.....( constant war, which someone else fights )

Polar Bear Being Raised by Hand in Scandinavian Zoo. (cute alert)

Yahoo News. and BBC

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/12/22/polar-bear-cub-scandinavian_n_1164883.html

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) A Danish zoo says a month-old polar bear cub is being raised by humans after his mother failed to produce enough milk to feed him.

Scandinavian Wildlife Park manager Frank Vigh-Larsen says Siku is doing "really fine." The cub now weighs 7 pounds (3.2 kilograms grams) against 3 pounds (1.8 kilograms) at birth.

Vigh-Larsen said Thursday that the cub was two days old when he was removed from his mother after surveillance video inside the bear cave revealed that he "was moaning and being unruly all the time."

Vigh-Larsen says Siku would have been in danger of death if he had stayed with his mother.

Three people are giving round-the-clock care to the cub at the zoo in Kolind, 105 miles (170 kilometers) northwest of Copenhagen.

Heroic Student, stops teacher on teacher attack. (saves life)

http://rivals.yahoo.com/highschool/blog/prep_rally/post/Heroic-football-player-stops-potentially-lethal-?urn=highschool-wp10312
Yahoo. News.
12/22/11

Heroic football player stops potentially lethal teacher attack

By Cameron Smith


By all accounts, the attack looked like it would be lethal.

In the moments after the school bell rang, a 40-year-old teacher brutally attacked a fellow teacher. With screwdriver blows from English teacher Ronette Ricketts raining on the victim, fellow English teacher Cynthia Glozier, a varsity football player thought quick, relied on his athletic instincts and stopped the attack in its tracks

According to New York TV network WPIX and the Poughkeepsie Journal, among other sources, Poughkeepsie (N.Y.) High senior linebacker Justin Richardson is now being hailed as a hero and a likely lifesaver as a result.

"I saw Ms. Ricketts just hammering her in the side of head," Richardson told PIX 11 TV. "I saw a lot of blood. It was shocking. I just jammed her really hard to get the screwdriver [to] fly out of her hand. If I didn't step in she would have killed her."

Luckily for all involved, Richardson did step in to stop a shocking attack before it became a deadly one. As it is, Ricketts is still facing charges of first-degree attempted assault, second-degree assault and criminal possession of a weapon, and is likely to lose a job in which she was previously highly respected.
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Two women techers fighting in the halls of high school before Christmas. What is the world coming to?

It is coming in June 2012....It is called Prometheous...

http://insidemovies.ew.com/2011/12/22/prometheus-trailer/


Directed by Ridley Scott................a prequel to a film called .."Alien"
get me out of here........you cannot hear screams in space....

List of Cities Breaking Yearly Rain Record Grows.

Acuweather
http://www.accuweather.com/en/weather-news/list-of-cities-breaking-yearly/59367

By Kristina Pydynowski, Senior Meteorologist

Dec 22, 2011; 5:48 AM ET

On Wednesday, Columbus and Toledo, Ohio, joined the growing list of U.S. cities whose wettest year on record is now 2011.

Columbus and Toledo started Wednesday on a wet note with 0.55 and 0.36 of an inch of rain, respectively, falling.

That amount of rain is typically not noteworthy, but in Wednesday's case it made 2011 each city's wettest year on record.

The yearly rainfall total for Columbus now stands at 53.55 inches, surpassing the previous wettest year of 1990 and its 53.16
Similar records have already been established in numerous other communities throughout the Midwest and Northeast.
According to AccuWeather.com Meteorologist Bill Deger, the growing list includes Binghamton, N.Y. (67.02 inches); Cleveland, Ohio (64.25 inches); Philadelphia, Pa. (62.37 inches); Wilkes Barre-Scranton, Pa. (59.14 inches); and Albany, N.Y. (52.48 inches).

Rachel Maddow, "What Republicans Mean When They Talk about Food Stamps and Millionaires.

last night 12/20/11..it really worth watching...

Rachel Maddow.
From Rachel's Bolg
at MSNBC.

http://maddowblog.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2011/12/21/9605904-what-republicans-mean-when-they-talk-about-food-stamps-and-millionaires


"When you're 65, you get Medicare. You get Social Security. When you lose your job, if you have paid into the unemployment insurance program, you get unemployment insurance.

You are by definition entitled to these things, and these things have been a huge success in the story of America. They are our social safety net. They have kept people out of poverty. They have kept food on the table. They've allowed us to retire one day instead of working our entire lives until we die.

But the thing about them is that they are entitlements. And that is as important to what they mean to us as Americans as it is to their political survival. You get these things if you're rich or if you're poor. We do not discriminate by class. As Americans, we get them.

But when you try to change those programs so instead of benefiting everybody, they just benefit, say, poorer Americans, you set the stage to break those programs apart because the right has come up with really great politics for making the rest of the country resent programs that only serve poor people. So, suddenly means testing unemployment insurance. That may
seem like a throw-away line in a Republican proposal. That`s not a real
problem, why are they working on that?"


Well, it is a way to dismantle that as an entitlement -- to make us think of unemployment insurance as something that only applies to poor people. And once you convince voters that a program is only for the poor, then it's easier to convince everyone else to whittle it away."



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The entire segment is worth watching...And the explanation of what the Pukes really want is sobering. They are out to destroy the
socal net and kill those programs that keep Americans from starving and dieing. Watch the last 3 minutes if you can, she hammers home the point that it is also about setting one group against another, so that Medicare and Social Security can be destroyed. She is one hundred percent correct. This is clear, simple, focused, and totally honest.
Everyone needs to see this..
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