March 2014

The Great Depression Vs. The Great Recession

In 1929, the stock market crashed. In 2008, the stock market crashed. Sometime in 1934, the market bottomed at about 14% of it's high. Sometime in 2009, the market bottomed @ about 50% of its high. In the 1930's, unemployment was as high as 30%.

Clarification of "Geothermal"

Enjoyed the conversation yesterday with the Antioch College president about their commitment to green energy - specifically "geothermal" energy for heating and cooling the buildings on their campus in Yellow Springs, Ohio.

Missing Plane paranoid thinking.

It is reported that the missing plane turned west shortly after takeoff but the engines are reported to have been running 4 hours later. Diego Garcia, a USA military base in the Mid-Indian Ocean is four hours flight away. You finish the story.

CO2 & O2 Measurements at Keeling Institute needs help/ New record set!

According to Weather Underground the Moana Loa Observatory that measures CO2 levels is in trouble and needs help. It also topped 400 ppm and set a new record yesterday. The article is here... and you can help here...

Relationship between Feinstein Speech and Pakistan Military Problems with "Security."

Do you remember the Seal Team Six take down of Osama bin Laden? Many people found it interesting and significant that the success of the mission depended upon keeping it secret from the Pakistan military? Why? Because there were elements within the Pakistani military who were acting in direct violation of the orders from the top; they would alert bin Laden and protect him. Normally this behavior -- directly undermining your superiors -- is cause for severe punishment in the miltary.

Will the $1 Billion Obama gave Ukraine go to “satisfy” their debt holders?

As in, say, be paid out to Goldman Sachs and the rest of the ” International Community’s” (aka International Banksters) who may hold Ukrainian debt?

Cal Cota

Its very sad day...

Airline and Fukushima radiation effects

Thom, Please check out "Radchick" Christina Consolo.

She discusses the effects of radiation on people's brains. Radiation from airlines themseleves and combined with fukushima. Very fascinating. I hope everyone watches this and spread the word.

This could explain the recent airline disappearence.

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Can America Claim to Be Civilized?

Thom plus logo Supposedly Stalin said, " A single death is a tragedy; a million deaths is a statistic."