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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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Happy Birthday Martin Luther King Jr.


Martin Luther King delivers the "I Have a Dream" speech, given in front of the Lincoln Memorial during the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.

What would MLK advise RE: France?

Syria?

And would MLK Jr. have adivsed the US to "help" bomb Libya?

Bailing out Big Banks on the backs of the poor and middle class?

Sorry we didn't listen to you kind Sir.

Martin Luther King, Jr.
January 15, 1929
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.

Died April 4, 1968 (aged 39)
Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
Posted by nationalize the fed | Thu Jan 15, 2015, 07:00 PM (0 replies)

Asahi Shimbun: Promote hydrogen as a major energy source for Japan's future

JAPAN'S CUTTING-EDGE HYDROGEN TECHNOLOGY



Prime Minister Shinzo Abe became one of the first people to experience Toyota’s upcoming fuel cell sedan when he drove the vehicle at a hydrogen fueling station in Kitakyushu, Japan.

...Under these circumstances, hydrogen energy is attracting much attention. Expectations are rising that hydrogen will serve as a new leading energy source along with solar and other traditional renewable energy, power Japan’s renewed economic growth and act as a force that changes society in the process...


...Toyota is by no means the only Japanese company that has cutting-edge hydrogen technology. One example of state-of-the-art Japanese hydrogen technology is the Ene-Farm, a household fuel-cell system that supplies electricity and hot water by using hydrogen from natural gas as a fuel. Demand for the system, put on the market by a major Japanese gas supplier and other companies in 2009, has grown sharply since the Fukushima nuclear disaster. Total sales of the product surpassed 100,000 units last year. No foreign company offers a similar system yet...

...Japan also leads the pack in the number of patent applications related to fuel-cell technology. Japan’s figure is more than five times larger than that for the second-ranking country.

Some local governments have started working to use hydrogen technology as the core element of new urban development projects...

......In the new basic energy supply plan it released in April last year, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry pledged to realize a “hydrogen society.” In June, the ministry announced a road map to achieving that vision, spelling out measures that should be implemented by 2050. These steps should be taken steadily to push the nation toward a future powered by hydrogen...

MORE: http://ajw.asahi.com/article/views/editorial/AJ201501130050

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Related: Honda reveals fuel-cell powered car
USA Today January 13, 2015


Guests look over the Honda FCV fuel cell powered concept car during the media preview at the North American International Auto Show on Jan. 13, 2015, in Detroit.

Honda showed its next-generation hydrogen fuel-cell car for the first time in North America at the Detroit auto show, saying the car is the headliner that will usher in a new age of Honda innovation -- including a move to turbocharged engines that Honda so far has avoided.

The exotic-looking fuel-cell car, called the FCV Concept, is scheduled for U.S. introduction in 2016.
http://www.freep.com/story/money/cars/detroit-auto-show/2015/01/13/honda-auto-show-detroit/21687573/

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Hydrogen posts have a way of bringing out people that love to say "It can't be done" or "It's too expensive" or "What's wrong with electricity" (from burning coal)?.

The reader can believe a few (quite vocal) posters that know almost nothing about Hydrogen (other than the Hindenburg crashed) or they can listen to people like Dr. Chris Borroni-Bird, Dr. Michio Kaku, Ph.D. and Noted Environmentalist Amory Lovins (Read Twenty Hydrogen Myths by Lovins here). In any event, none of these anti-progress, credential-less people will manage to stop Hydrogen tech- which is in its infancy. They won't even be able to slow it down-even a tiny bit!



Featured: Michio Kaku Ph.D.

Larry Burns VP R&D and Strategic Planning GM corp

Dr. Chris Borroni-Bird
Vice President, Strategic Development, Qualcomm Technologies Inc.

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The Hydrogen haters have some time to prepare for the 2020 Olympics, which will show that Japan has done what the US couldn't.

Japan plans to develop 2020 Olympics Village into 'hydrogen town'
January 6, 2015 IBTimes.com

Japan is planning to turn the athletes' village for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo into a "hydrogen town", where electricity and hot water are generated from hydrogen.

Japanese newspaper, Yomiuri Shimbun, reported that the Tokyo metropolitan government has decided on the plan, which is set to be the "largest experiment employing the new energy source".

After the Tokyo Olympics are over, the electricity and hot water generated with hydrogen energy are expected to be furnished to a school, and commercial and other facilities to be constructed on the village site. The village will later be converted into a town with a population about 10,000...

http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/japan-plans-develop-2020-olympics-village-into-hydrogen-town-1482091


The Hydrogen news has barely begun...Watch what happens because not everyone gets to see the birth of a whole new age
#HydrogenClaptrap

Posted by nationalize the fed | Wed Jan 14, 2015, 11:38 AM (3 replies)

Guardian: The US 'manufacturing renaissance' doesn't exist, says new report

Despite all the much-heralded talk of the rebirth of manufacturing, a new report suggests that the trend may be vastly overstated

Suzanne McGee Guardian.co.uk 12 January 2015



Have we been letting a good story get in the way of the facts?

The “manufacturing renaissance” has been the central point in the return of America’s industrial power. It even has its own national council.

Yet here are the facts: the United States may have added only about one new manufacturing job in the last few years for every five that were lost during the financial crisis and the recession that followed.

That’s according to a new report from the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation, a non-partisan and nonprofit think tank based in Washington DC. The report was released early this morning.

“We have stretched six cool examples [of the rebirth of manufacturing] into a whole news trend,” says Adams Nager, economic research industry at the foundation and, together with its president, Robert Atkinson, the co-author of the report...
Complete article: http://www.theguardian.com/business/2015/jan/12/the-us-manufacturing-renaissance-doesnt-exist-says-new-report

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The Myth of America’s Manufacturing Renaissance: The Real State of U.S. Manufacturing
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
January 12, 2015

To listen to most pundits and commentators, U.S. manufacturing has turned a corner and is roaring back after the precipitous decline during the 2000s. Long gone are the dismal days when manufacturing jobs and output were lost due to foreign competition. Higher foreign labor costs, cheap oil and gas here at home and automation are combining to make America the new global manufacturing hub: at least according the now dominant narrative. Indeed, the term “manufacturing renaissance” is used to describe this new state of affairs...

...Myth: Global shipping costs are unusually high, making it easier for the United States to produce more for U.S. and European markets.

Fact: Undersupply led to skyrocketing global shipping costs in 2008. However, today shipping costs are back to normal after falling by 93 percent in a six month period in 2009.

...Myth: The Shale Gas boom gives U.S. manufacturing a substantial advantage

Fact: Reduced costs for shale energy has had an impact only on energy intensive industries, and then only a minor one. For 90 percent of the manufacturing sector, energy costs are lower than 5 percent of shipment value. The benefits are largely restricted to the petrochemical sector and drilling operations...

MORE: http://www.itif.org/publications/myth-america-s-manufacturing-renaissance-real-state-us-manufacturing

Download report: (PDF) http://www2.itif.org/2015-myth-american-manufacturing-renaissance.pdf

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A prophetic interview with Sir James Goldsmith in 1994 Pt1



Must See-Sir James vs. Laura D'Andrea Tyson


The TPP will put the last nails in the US Manufacturing Coffin.
A nation that can't make shoes is hardly a "Superpower".

But the US can make Drones and give $5 BILLION DOLLARS to Ukraine!
Posted by nationalize the fed | Wed Jan 14, 2015, 03:38 AM (5 replies)

Here’s why Dr. Michio Kaku thinks Toyota’s hydrogen fuel-cell car is ‘perfect’

Taylor Soper GeekWire January 6, 2015

LAS VEGAS — Dr. Michio Kaku thinks Toyota has developed the perfect car.



Kaku, a theoretical physicist and best-selling author, spoke at Toyota’s press conference at the Consumer Electronics Show on Monday and talked about the new Toyota Mirai, a hydrogen fuel cell vehicle combines oxygen and hydrogen to create electricity.

The Mirai, priced at $57,000 and available commercially later this year in California, is unique in that it combines oxygen and hydrogen molecules to generate power and only emits water — no exhaust or fumes. The car has a range of 300 miles and goes from 0-to-60 MPH in nine seconds. Unlike electric batteries, hydrogen tanks can be refilled in three-to-five minutes.

Kaku laid out his vision for the “perfect car,” and offered four requirements — all of which described the Mirai:

A fuel source based on an element that’s the most plentiful in the universe: hydrogen. “Contrast that to oil,” Kaku said. “Nations will kill to secure supplies of oil.”

A car with as few moving parts as possible. “In a hydrogen fuel cell car, the engine has no moving parts, whatsoever,” Kaku said.

A car that emits nothing but water. “The word ‘smog’ is going to disappear from the dictionary because we are going to be entering a new age,” Kaku said.

A car that’s friendly to the consumer. “Usually hydrogen cars are priced at hundreds of thousands of dollars, way beyond the pocketbook of the average person,” Kaku said. “But this car, we’re talking about the neighborhood of $50,000. As mass production, competition, and economies of scale begin to kick in — and as governments begin to subsidize the creation of refueling stations — you’re going to see that cost drop even further.”


MORE: http://www.geekwire.com/2015/heres-expert-physicist-thinks-toyotas-hydrogen-fuel-cell-car-perfect/



Related: Toyota releases fuel cell patents for royalty-free use to all

LAS VEGAS — Toyota just rocked the auto industry by announcing that it is opening to the public 5,680 of its patents related to fuel cell technology for royalty-free use.

Bob Carter, the company's senior vice-president of automotive operations, delivered the news on Monday at CES, following an elaborate presentation that touted the strengths of its fuel cell vehicle, the Toyota Mirai...
http://mashable.com/2015/01/05/toyota-fuel-cell-patents/

A Hydrogen Fueling Station can be installed in 48 hours anywhere there is power and water. (It takes at least 2 weeks to install a "supercharger" site.) If the power comes from renewable sources the Hydrogen is the greenest fuel on the planet



The Future of Energy is Now. The revolution has begun.
Posted by nationalize the fed | Wed Jan 7, 2015, 01:12 AM (12 replies)
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