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Help Nationalize the Federal Reserve- It is the progressive thing to do. Why is the Public Currency not a Public Utility? http://www.progressivegazette.com/2013/12/nationalize-federal-reserve.html And Tax Speculation- why does Wall Street pay no sales tax?

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The Tesla Model S: The finest coal-powered car money can buy

Summary: Web cartoonist Matthew Inman loves his Tesla. But like many proud EV owners and proponents, does he even realize his "Magical Space Car" runs on fossil fuels?

Jason Perlow for Tech Broiler May 15, 2014

"...However, what I think has been lost in all this positivism and blind futurism about EVs and Tesla is how unrealistic electric cars still are for the average family.

Not only that, but they do not fundamentally solve the problems of moving to more sustainable energy sources; nor are they particularly "greener" or less fossil-powered than their gasoline, diesel, or even hybrid cousins...

Projected electricity generation by fuel, 1990-2040 (in trillions of kilowatt-hours). Source: United States Energy Information Administration, May 2014

...Say what, you ask? I'm no stranger to EVs. I've written about and driven Chevy's Volt, and I've also written about the current flaws in EV technology and why your average family isn't seeking to replace their gasoline and hybrid cars with Chevy Volts, Nissan Leafs, or the even a $70,000 Tesla Model S anytime soon...

...But we need to stop dreaming about Magical Space Cars and spend more time actually working on getting ourselves out of this economic and environmental quagmire that is fossil fuels... ---more-

Jason Perlow
Professional biography
Jason Perlow, Sr. Technology Editor at ZDNet is a technologist with over two decades of experience with integrating large heterogeneous multi-vendor computing environments in Fortune 500 companies.

Jason is currently a Partner Technology Strategist with Microsoft Corp. A long-time computer enthusiast starting the age of 13 with his first Apple II personal computer, he began his freelance writing career starting at ZD Sm@rt Reseller in 1996 and has since authored numerous guest columns for ZDNet Enterprise and Ziff-Davis Internet.
Posted by nationalize the fed | Wed May 28, 2014, 01:18 AM (19 replies)

Hyundai's First Mass-Produced Tucson Hydrogen Fuel Cell CUVs Arrive In Southern California

Special for all the Hydrogen Naysayers- They're HERE!

Tucson Fuel Cell, the Next-Generation Electric Vehicle, Arrives at Port Hueneme With Retail Availability Soon

PORT HUENEME, Calif., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, at a port near Los Angeles, Hyundai's Tucson Fuel Cell CUVs began rolling onto U.S. soil, marking the first delivery of a mass-produced fuel cell vehicle for the U.S. market. The first retail sale of the Tucson Fuel Cell is expected within the next several weeks in Southern California.

Under the Hyundai leasing program, approved lessees can drive Hyundai's next-generation Tucson Fuel Cell for just $499 per month, including unlimited free hydrogen refueling and "At Your Service" valet maintenance at no extra cost. For the first time, retail consumers can now put a mass-produced, federally-certified hydrogen fuel cell vehicle in their driveways, with availability at three select southern California Hyundai dealers: Tustin Hyundai, Win Hyundai in Carson, and Hardin Hyundai in Anaheim.

"Hydrogen-powered fuel cell vehicles represent the next generation of zero-emission electric vehicle technology, and we're proud of our leadership role in this important segment of the alternative fuel vehicle market," said Mike O'Brien, vice president, corporate and product planning, Hyundai Motor America. "The range and refueling time of our Tucson Fuel Cell compare favorably with gasoline vehicles, making them a seamless transition from traditional gasoline-powered vehicles. We're excited to provide customers in Southern California a way to transition to a zero-emission vehicle with minimal compromises.


The Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell will initially be offered to customers in the Los Angeles/Orange County region for a 36-month term at $499 per month, with $2,999 down. This includes the addition of a remarkable new addition to the Hyundai Assurance program –unlimited free hydrogen refueling. Consumers have shown strong interest in the Tucson Fuel Cell leasing opportunity, with over 200,000 unique visitors to the Tucson Fuel Cell microsite at http://hyundaiusa.com/tucsonfuelcell ...

Related: This Hyundai runs on the poop of California Residents and the Fuel is Free

The only exhaust from a Fuel Cell Vehicle is Water.
The end of car based pollution is here. Now.

Posted by nationalize the fed | Wed May 21, 2014, 12:51 AM (3 replies)

Proof that "Weather Modification" Conspiracists are wackjobs

Operation Popeye

Operation Popeye (Project Popeye/Motorpool/Intermediary-Compatriot) was a highly classified weather modification program in Southeast Asia during 1967-1972. The cloud seeding operation during the Vietnam war ran from March 20, 1967 until July 5, 1972 in an attempt to extend the monsoon season, specifically over areas of the Ho Chi Minh Trail. The operation was used to induce rain and extend the East Asian Monsoon season in support of U.S. government efforts related to the War in Southeast Asia.


The operation seeded clouds with both silver iodide and lead iodide (Lead iodide is toxic due to its lead content), resulting in the targeted areas seeing an extension of the monsoon period an average of 30 to 45 days. As the continuous rainfall slowed down the truck traffic, it was considered relatively successful. However, resultant rain and subsequent flooding of the nearby Song Con River is sometimes blamed for the move of POWs from the prison camp at Son Tay and therefore, the failure of Operation Ivory Coast.

The former U.S. Secretary of Defense, Robert S. McNamara, was aware that there might be objections raised by the international scientific community but said in a memo to the president that such objections had not in the past been a basis for prevention of military activities considered to be in the interests of U.S. national security.

The chemical weather modification program was conducted from Thailand over Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam and allegedly sponsored by Secretary of State Henry Kissinger and CIA without the authorization of then Secretary of Defense Melvin Laird who had categorically denied to Congress that a program for modification of the weather for use as a tactical weapon even existed.

Next time you hear one of these kooky nutcases talk about "Weather Modification" have a can of spinach!
Posted by nationalize the fed | Tue May 20, 2014, 08:31 PM (0 replies)

Interview: Rudy Dent- a New York Fireman on 9/11 and there when Building 7 collapsed

Andrew Steele Interview: Rudy Dent– 9/11 Firefighter
broadcast May 15, 2014

Dent is a Vietnam War vet, a four year member of the NYPD and spent thirty-two years as a FDNY firefighter. He was at Ground Zero as a firefighter on 9/11 and was there when Building 7 came down.


Andrew Steele - http://911freefall.com
NoLies Radio - http://noliesradio.org
Posted by nationalize the fed | Sun May 18, 2014, 07:53 PM (16 replies)

Siemens plans electrolyzer system to store wind power as hydrogen.

Siemens plans electrolyzer system to store wind power as hydrogen.
05/16/2014 By Editors of Electric Light & Power/ POWERGRID International

In the German city of Mainz, Siemens, together with the public utilities of Mainz, Linde and the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences, has laid the foundation stone for a new type of energy storage system.

From spring 2015, the system, equipped with an electrolyzer from Siemens, will convert surplus electricity from wind farms to hydrogen. The hydrogen will then be stored locally in tankers or fed directly into the natural gas grid for subsequent power or heat generation.

In this way, it will be possible to store electricity from renewable sources over longer periods of time. The tankers will also be able to supply the growing network of hydrogen filling stations for emission-free fuel-cell vehicles....

Full Article: http://www.elp.com/articles/2014/05/siemens-plans-electrolyzer-system-to-store-wind-power-as-hydrogen.html
Posted by nationalize the fed | Fri May 16, 2014, 05:45 PM (20 replies)

The Human Soldiers Behind Obama's Drone War

"We always wonder if we killed the right people, if we destroyed an innocent civilian's life all because of a bad image or angle."

Pratap Chatterjee motherjones.com Mon May 12, 2014

Enemies, innocent victims, and soldiers have always made up the three faces of war. With war growing more distant, with drones capable of performing on the battlefield while their "pilots" remain thousands of miles away, two of those faces have, however, faded into the background in recent years. Today, we are left with just the reassuring "face" of the terrorist enemy, killed clinically by remote control while we go about our lives, apparently without any "collateral damage" or danger to our soldiers. Now, however, that may slowly be changing, bringing the true face of the drone campaigns Washington has pursued since 9/11 into far greater focus.

Imagine if those drone wars going on in Pakistan and Yemen (as well as the United States) had a human face all the time, so that we could understand what it was like to live constantly, in and out of those distant battle zones, with the specter of death. In addition to images of the "al-Qaeda" operatives who the White House wants us to believe are the sole targets of its drone campaigns, we would regularly see photos of innocent victims of drone attacks gathered by human rights groups from their relatives and neighbors. And what about the third group— the military personnel whose lives revolve around killing fields so far away—whose stories, in these years of Washington's drone assassination campaigns, we've just about never heard?

After all, soldiers no longer set sail on ships to journey to distant battlefields for months at a time. Instead, every day, thousands of men and women sign onto their computers at desks on military bases in the continental United States and abroad where they spend hours glued to screens watching the daily lives of people often on the other side of the planet. Occasionally, they get an order from Washington to push a button and vaporize their subjects. It sounds just like—and the comparison has been made often enough—a video game, which can be switched off at the end of a shift, after which those pilots return home to families and everyday life...more
Posted by nationalize the fed | Mon May 12, 2014, 11:32 PM (1 replies)

33 yrs ago Bob Marley Passed. Why did the son of CIA Director William Colby give Bob a pair of boots

with an embedded copper wire in one of the toes just months before the cancer symptoms appeared- in one of Bob's toes?

Chanting Down Babylon: The CIA & The Death of Bob Marley

Story By Alex Constantine original pub date: Feb 2002

Only a handful of Marley’s most trusted comrades knew of the band’s whereabouts before the festival. Yet a member of the film crew, or so he claimed – reportedly, he didn’t have a camera – managed to talk his way past machete-bearing Rastas to enter the Hope Road encampment: one Carl Colby, son of the late CIA director William Colby.

While the band prepared for the concert, a gift was delivered, according to a witness at the enclave – a pair of boots for Bob Marley. Former Los Angeles cinematographer Lee Lew-Lee [his camera work can be seen in the Oscar-winning documentary The Panama Deception] was close friends with members of the Wailers, and he believes that Marley’s cancer can be traced to the boots: “He put his foot in and said, ‘Ow!’ A friend got in there… he said, ‘let’s [get] in the boot, and he pulled a length of copper wire out – it was embedded in the boot.”

Had the wire been treated chemically with a carcinogenic toxin? The appearance of Colby at Marley’s compound was certainly provocative. [And so was Colby’s subsequent part in the fall of another black cultural icon, O.J. Simpson, nearly 20 years later. At Simpson’s preliminary hearing in 1995, Colby – who resided next door to Nicole Simpson on Gretna Green Way in Brentwood, a mile from her residence on Bundy – and his wife both took the stand to testify for the prosecution that Nicole’s ex-husband had badgered and threatened her. Colby’s testimony was instrumental in the formal charge of murder filed against Simpson and the nationally televised fiasco known as the “Trial of the Century.”]

Seventeen years after the Hope Road assault, Don Taylor published a memoir, Marley and Me, in which he alleges that a “senior CIA agent” had been planted among the crew as part of the plan to “assassinate” Marley. It’s possible that this lapse in security allowed Colby entrance to the compound. It’s clear that the CIA wanted Marley out of the picture. After the assassination attempt, a rumor circulated that the CIA was going to finish Marley off. The source of the rumor was the agency itself. The Wailers had set out on a world tour, and CIA agents informed Marley that should he return to Jamaica before the election, he would be murdered...

full article: http://www.hightimes.com/read/chanting-down-babylon-cia-death-bob-marley

RIP Robert Nesta Marley O.M.

6 February 1945- 11 May 1981
One of the greatest men that ever lived.
Thanks Bob. We love you forever.
Posted by nationalize the fed | Sun May 11, 2014, 05:29 PM (0 replies)

Hyundai aims high for future with eco-friendly cars

Automaker creating a line of hydrogen-based and plug-in vehicles in preparation for 2020s

...The R&D center, which opened in 2005, conducts research for almost any eco-friendly technology system, including parts. Its research in recent years has culminated in creation of the hydrogen-powered Tucson ix fuel cell electric vehicle.

The FCEV uses a “stack” of cells that electro-chemically combine hydrogen with oxygen to generate electricity and propel the car. Its only emission is water, which also can be recycled.

Researchers here are now busier than ever after Hyundai Motor Group Chairman Chung Mong-koo said in the company’s 2014 sustainability report that he will push the automaker to become a leader in the environmentally-friendly car market...

...According to Reuters, Toyota’s new FCEV will use about 30 grams of platinum in the fuel-cell, which is 40 grams less than Hyundai’s Tucson ix FCEV. Platinum currently costs more than $1,400 an ounce (28 grams) in the global market...

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Hyundai's new fuel cell car will be available for lease in the next few weeks to residents of Orange County CA.

The hydrogen fuel for the car, which will be made from sewage, will be free to the first customers. For some, that's a free car.

Honda H20

Posted by nationalize the fed | Sun May 11, 2014, 03:03 PM (7 replies)


Posted by nationalize the fed | Sun May 11, 2014, 02:06 PM (0 replies)

Honda H20

Posted by nationalize the fed | Thu May 8, 2014, 04:15 PM (0 replies)
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