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Katashi_itto

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Current location: New Orleans
Member since: Wed Jul 20, 2011, 09:14 AM
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About Me

Well lets see, stuff about me... Veteran, Navy Admiral's Staff 2nd Fleet. I practice Kendo as my primary martial art. I am also a ranking Iaidoist (Japanese Sword). Working on a Master's in International Forensics' Accounting. Filmmaker, originally commercials, now working on my first feature comedy film, should be released Summer or Fall of 2016.

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Sunday Morning Music Videos...(Movie Themes done with Ukuleles! ...And Dr Who!)

Good Morning DUers!

Grab a coffee or tea...relax and enjoy!





And for just Fun...DR WHO (No Ukuleles here..sorry)

Craig Ferguson - The lost "Dr. Who" cold open.


Posted by Katashi_itto | Sun Mar 3, 2013, 07:34 AM (4 replies)

National Weather Service faces sequestration, furloughs and reduced reporting capabilities

As someone who lives in New Orleans if sequester (and it's coming brothers and sisters) lasts till Hurrican season, it will certainly make life interesting.

Not to mention everyone else that lives in extreme weather zones.





You know what would be a really great idea? If we just slowed down on that whole "warning people that severe weather might be coming their way" bit. What could go wrong?
An 8.2 percent across-the-board cut in spending, from the so-called sequester, will trim already financially-depleted programs critical for maintaining and improving the NWS’ weather capabilities. […]
“Sequestration will also reduce the number of flight hours for NOAA aircraft, which serve important missions such as hurricane reconnaissance and coastal surveying,” said a DOC spokesperson. “NOAA will also need to curtail maintenance and operations of weather systems such as NEXRAD (the national radar network) and the Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System (used by local weather forecast offices to process and monitor weather data), which could lead to longer service outages or reduced data availability for forecasters.”

About 4,000 NOAA employees and contractors will face furlough. While the cuts are likely to reduce weather data available to local forecasters, the good news is that all rich people have their own weather satellites and forecasting teams so they won't be affected.
Remember: We're doing all this so Republicans can keep an ideological promise to never raise any (well-off) person's taxes, ever, no matter what, but we also have to cut the deficit right now because holy crap, the moment Barack Obama was elected they remembered there was something called a deficit. That's the only reason. It'd take all of five minutes to write up a bill repealing the whole thing, but they won't because it would make them look bad.


SOURCE DAILYKOS
Posted by Katashi_itto | Fri Mar 1, 2013, 10:26 AM (1 replies)

Call for the Impeachment of Justice Antonin Scalia for violating the oath of the office.

Call for the Impeachment of Justice Antonin Scalia for violating the oath of the office.
Justice Scalia stated that the continuation of Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act represented the "perpetuation of racial entitlement," saying that lawmakers had only voted to renew the act in 2006 because there wasn't anything to be gained politically from voting against it. The oath of office requires that I he remain impartial and protect all persons rights equally under the law. His statement indicates he not only is not impartial, but also is trying to circumvent the constitution. The legislature put in place laws to protect right to vote for all Americans. His statements are political in nature and indicates that it is his duty to circumvent the actions of the two other branches of government.

https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/call-impeachment-justice-antonin-scalia-violating-oath-office/JG77rft2

Sunday Morning Music Videos...(Videos/scenes with great choreography)

Good Morning from New Orleans!

Hope you had a good week. If it's been a tough week, nows the chance to the some coffee or tea and relax with a few music videos and look at the chance to reboot yourself.

"I'm going to marry a Jewish woman because I like the idea of getting up Sunday morning and going to the deli."
-Michael J. Fox


I guess I'm off to the deli...maybe I can find a nice Jewish girl there to go with my Reuben...

Enjoy the videos everyone and stay positive!

Goldfrapp "Happiness"
The young man's stamina and cheerfulness are remarkable. Has anyone tried to do that for 30 seconds?
It was done utilizing one camera and one continuous shot, with no pauses or photographic cutaways. This made it necessary for Goldfrapp and Gregory (The duet that make up Goldfrapp) to change costumes while getting into position in time for the camera to arrive and shoot their next characters.



"Finale Tap Dance Sequence" (Zatoichi 2003) [HD]


Goldfrapp "Alive"
Tongue-in-cheek references to The Apple, Xanadu, Olivia Newton John's Physical, Staying Alive, Pink Floyd, RHPS, Alice Cooper, Marylin Manson...

Joe Hisaishi in Budokan - Studio Ghibli 25 Years Concert (BluRay, 1080p)

Mamoru Fujisawa (藤澤 守 Fujisawa Mamoru?), known professionally as Joe Hisaishi (久石 譲 Hisaishi Jō?, born December 6, 1950), is a composer and director known for over 100 film scores and solo albums dating back to 1981.
While possessing a stylistically distinct sound, Hisaishi's music has been known to explore and incorporate different genres, including minimalist, experimental electronic, European classical, and Japanese classical. Lesser known are the other musical roles he plays; he is also a typesetter, author, arranger, and conductor.
He is best known for his work with animator Hayao Miyazaki, having composed scores for many of his films including Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984), Castle in the Sky (1986), My Neighbor Totoro (1988), Kiki's Delivery Service (1989), Porco Rosso (1992), Princess Mononoke (1997), Spirited Away (2001), Howl's Moving Castle (2004) and Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea (2008). He is also recognized for the soundtracks he has provided for filmmaker 'Beat' Takeshi Kitano, including A Scene at the Sea (1991), Dolls (2002), Kikujiro (1999), Hana-bi (1997), Kids Return (1996), and Sonatine (1993). He was a student of legendary anime composer Takeo Watanabe.

A Tale of Two Sisters - Korean Horror FULL Movie 2004 with english subti



Aboard the stricken Carnival cruise ship..I understand they are showing the following movies

nonstop to keep the passengers calm.



Stephen Fry describes Ted Nugent

Useful for any Tea Bagger too...!

WARNING: NOT A WORKPLACE FRIENDLY MONOLOGUE

Alan Rickman VS Marco Rubio....Tea or Water ?






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