Three new species of bacteria, which are not found on Earth and which are highly resistant to ultra-violet radiation, have been discovered in the upper stratosphere by Indian scientists. One of the new species has been named as Janibacter hoylei, after the Distinguished Astrophysicist Fred Hoyle, the second as Bacillus isronensis recognising the contribution of ISRO in the balloon experiments which led to its discovery and the third… Continue
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URBANA - Although perhaps the greatest public health achievement of the 20th century was the disinfection of water, a recent study now shows that the chemicals used to purify the water we drink and use in swimming pools react with organic material in the water yielding toxic consequences.
University of Illinois geneticist Michael Plewa said that… Continue
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Quote of the Day: "I, however, place economy among the first and most important republican virtues, and public debt as the greatest of the dangers to be feared." -- Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826), Source: letter to William Plumer, July 21, 1816
Subject: Oops! The real number may be $101 trillion, plus a bunch of other stuff
Somewhere in the blizzard of budget numbers and grand spending plans flooding out of Washington, we missed last spring's report from the Social Security… Continue
“In awe of her” ( Clinton on Sanger/Planned Parenthhood & "Our Lady of Guadalupe")
California Catholic Daily ^ | March 30, 2009 | staff
Posted on Monday, March 30, 2009 5:56:31 AM by kellynla
A day before receiving the Planned Parenthood Federation of America’s highest honor – the “Margaret Sanger Award” – U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton paid a visit to the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe… Continue
I recieved an email from my eldest daughter's school today, stating they were going to take her fingerprints for a new biometric print reader they're introducing into the canteen.
They weren't asking for permission, just that they were going to do it in the near future!
i have sent an email back stating that I do NOT give my permission for this to happen!
In light of the Obama administrations recent push for regulatory reforms to monitor the entire economy for risk and seize firms in cases where they pose a risk to the entire economy its necessary to examine the record of the past performance of the cabinet members.
Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner has asked the congress to pass measures that would in summary,
* Give the Federal Reserve or another agency broad authority to oversee the entire economy for signs of… Continue
Gov. Schwarzenegger Takes Action to Address California’s Water ShortageProclaims State of Emergency, Directs Government to Utilize Resources, Help People
To combat California’s third consecutive year of drought, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today proclaimed a state of emergency and ordered immediate action to manage the crisis. In the proclamation, the Governor uses his authority to direct… Continue
On Thursday the 2nd of April, the G20 are holding a summit in Great Britain. The G20’s own website (http://www.g20.org/) states that the Summit of the global financial elite (or at least their visible stooges) will focus on
“driving forward work between advanced and emerging economies to tackle the international… Continue
In the name of God, the Merciful, the Mercy-giving.
"And among the Believers are men who are true to that which they pledged to God. Some of them have fulfilled their pledge by death and some of them still are waiting and they have not altered in the least. That God may reward the true men for their truth and punish the hypocrites if He will, or relent towards them, for God is forgiving, merciful. And God repulsed the infidels for their wrath. They gained no good. God averted their… Continue
Added by Rufus on March 31, 2009 at 7:07am —
The Department of Homeland Security and police forces label anyone who they disagree with - or who disagrees with their policies - as "terrorists".
Don't believe me?
Well, according to a law school professor, pursuant to the Military Commissions Act, "Anyone who ... speaks out against the government's policies could be declared an 'unlawful enemy combatant' and imprisoned indefinitely. That includes American citizens."
I went to my local tobacco store today to pick up a couple of cans of American Spirit tobacco and lo and behold the shelfs were almost empty. People have been stocking up as of late because of the oppressive tobacco tax coming our way. I normally pay 20 dollars a can but it will be double that on Wed. Packs of cigarettes will go up another dollar after already going up a dollar about a month back so they will be around 7 dollars a pack.
All I can say is that it's time whether I like… Continue
Quote of the Day: "The difference between death and taxes is death doesn't get worse every time Congress meets." -- Will Rogers (1879-1935) American humorist
Subject: Budget Porn
The federal government has been doing so well at so many things, such as protecting people from scam artists like Bernie Madoff, that President Obama thinks it can now take responsibility for all areas of human life. The President's new budget will . . .
• Expand federal control of your health… Continue
By JIM ABRAMS
The Associated Press
Wednesday, March 18, 2009; 5:27 PM
WASHINGTON -- Sixty-five House Democrats said Wednesday that they would oppose any attempt by the Obama administration to revive a ban on military-style weapons that President Bill Clinton signed into law in 1994 and President George W. Bush let expire.
The pro-gun Democrats, led by Rep. Mike Ross, D-Ark., wrote Attorney General Eric… Continue
WeAreChange founder and activist Luke Rudowski was arrested at the Hilton Hotel on Manhattan today for attempting to question New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg about his refusal to pay for the health care of 9/11 first responders. Rudowski had Infowars press credentials and a video camera when he was singled out by Bloomberg’s security in the lobby of the hotel located…