"Saturday 31 Decamber 2011
UN resolutions are mainly about regime change, says Rusia's UN ambassador
A Capital Idea Part 100: Will 2012 be a Year of Paradigm Shift?
Since my political predictions in the past have turned out to be quite accurate, though usually unwritten, I thought I would write my inutitive feelings about what is in store for the world politically in the coming year and in some cases, years. Actually, I have a special reason for making predictions this year, because my gut feeling is that we are at the cusp of a tangible paradigm shift worldwide, something which will shape humanity's future.
...or a Republican becomes president.
Say what now?! The strength of the US economy?! What? Did we move from 22% unemployment to 20% employment? Did they find some more houses to foreclose on?
it shouldn't come as a surprise that gas is now one of our leading exports. But nothing or noone - other than lobbyists - says it has to be.
And our energy conservation efforts are still woefully difficient.
The Oil and Gas Industry propoganda machine strikes fast, hard and repeatedly to get what it wants.
Got to get those votes.
Specials on public television, articles from the State controlled media, etc. there is way too much energy going into justifiying the shooting of 100's of Wolves that is currently taking place.
News item: Cheetah the Chimp, from 1930s Tarzan films, dies in Florida at age 80.
Doug's Dozen: 12 Unfortunate Incidents at Cheetah's Funeral
1. Clyde the orangutan gets in drunken fight with costar Clint Eastwood.
2. Caesar from 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' turns eulogy into call for uprising against humans.
3. Gorilla pallbearers decide to throw the coffin around for awhile, see how tough it is.
I understand the Republicrook obstruction and sabotage preventing the President from making progress, in fact accomplishing anything! Trying to appease the Repunlicrook Obstructionists gave US Obamacare which is a Travesty, betrayal and insult to Honest Americans who Work For/Earn the meager living left after the elitists have stolen most of the money!! The last 2 men proposed by the President for Treasury Posts are an OUTRAGE, an Economics Professor who supports continueing the Policies that brought our Nation down (Reaganomics), and even worse a former executive of the Carlisl
Part 2 of NASA's Year in Review for 2011 was placed on the NASA website yesterday. This entire report is focused on the Kepler Space Telescope, which has been wonderfully successful so far in its mission (1) "to discover rocky planets that lie within the habitable region of their parent stars" and (2) to help "scientists learn more about the stars in our galactic neighborhood."
I received an email from a friend who forwarded an email he received from "Stacy". Stacy's email stated that Medicare premiums were going up 8% in 2012 to $104.20, 15% in 2013 to $120.20, and 105% in 2014 to $247. She/he stated these rates were in the "Obamacare" legislation and the big jump in cost was being delayed to allow Obama to have a better chance of re-election. The emailaddress for "Stacy" is email@example.com and she is urging all seniors to spread the word and that Obama is throwing us under the bus.
In the Bhagavad-gita, recognized as the most important scripture of India, Krishna gives knowledge to his dear friend Arjuna on a battlefield, 5000 years ago. He teaches, “You are not this body.” This is the beginning of knowledge. But where is the university that teaches this knowledge? There is none. That is the position of education: there is no knowledge. They simply advertise ignorance as knowledge.