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Default would literally kill millions. These men are facing evil incarnate with these guys.

To go up there and have to hold back the forces of death, is not a game. Lives are at stake.

Obama and Reid know that. So does the GOP, we should not be kidding ourselves. We see what side favors life.

The Cruz video about transferring wealth from others into their hands...

Anyone who read that Biblical passage knows they're reciting a chapter on genocide. And the GOP knows it, too.

There is a difference in the two parties, if people think a moment and not buy into the lies repeated by conservatives. If they do they are part of the problem.

These are perilous times, as the GOP's determined to destroy the USA to bring about 'you know what' and depopulate this country. Obama is a believer in the USA and the human race.

But not everyone is. I pray that those of us who want to live, and want our loved ones to live, will do the right thing.

And remember, Obama can't do it all by himself.

Freedom isn't free! Neither are strippers, huh, party boy? Warning, Repig pic:

“Duckie Pajamas” Man/Boy Republican Shows up on CNN – Talks Dream Act

By Jelly Bean - June 18, 2012

When CNN’s Soledad O’Brien tapped REPUBLICAN Rep Blake Farenthold from Corpus Christie Texas, to comment on Obama’s half dream act, (shocker, he’s against it) Soledad had no clue what a fat, Vitter type, lip licking scumbag Blake F is.

(OBVIOUSLY anti Obama republicans had to send the absolute barrel bottom since most Republicans voted FOR the dream act)

In 2010 Blake Farenthold ran against Democrat Rep. Solomon Ortiz and as the race got heated out popped a picture of a very rotund Farenthold, from a pajama party at a local bar in May 2009, with women dressed in leather and chaps.

Now there’s nothing wrong with Farenthold’s raunchy duck pajama pictures posing with a lingerie model from The Crush Girls… it’s just a normal little republican type FUNDRAISER for salivating, rich, tossed aside, wrinkled white men who have no choice but to blow a goat on the net... sorta probably like Duckie there.

More the link, including contact information.


Duckie Pajamas has talked about impeachment, too:

WaPo - "Rep. Farenthold says House could impeach Obama" -August 2013

At a Texas open house, Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Tex.) cited disappointment regarding the outcome of President Obama's birth certificate reveal and said House Republicans could drum up enough votes to impeach him.

"I think unfortunately the House is already out of the barn on this, on the whole birth certificate issue," he said. "The original Congress, when his eligibility came up, should have looked into it and they didn't. I'm not sure how we fix it."

Farenthold posed his own hypothetical solution: "If we were to impeach the president tomorrow, you could probably get the votes in the House of Representatives to do it. But it would go to the Senate and he wouldn't be convicted."

Though the White House published Obama's long-form birth certificate in April 2011, Farenthold is not alone in his frustration. Last year's Washington Post-ABC News poll found that a third of self-identified Republicans and conservatives suspected or believed that the president was born outside the United States. Though interest in the topic comes in waves, Donald Trump, who never left the issue, attempted to revive the campaign against Obama's legitimacy as an American-born citizen in an interview with ABC's "This Week."


Pretty predictable, huh? Now talking down to disabled veterans that Congress sent off to war. Stay classy, GOP!

Another classic GOP whine:

Love the housecleaning theme! And not cowering in their unholy presence! Perfect!

Music to my ears there:

When voters were informed their Republican candidate supported the government shutdown, 11 more districts flipped and one race became a tie.

Thanks for posting this, Applegrove!

One solution early on was to entomb the mess, like Chernobyl. That was one hell of an opration, it

was a suicide mission for those who worked directly on the fire or flew overhead and poured concrete over it.

It's still a no man's land there. Did it work adequately in the long term?

IDK. But it was suggested for Fukushima as an immediate solution and ignored, AFAIK.

Fire containment

...Twenty years after the disaster, he said the firefighters from the Fire Station No. 2 were aware of the risks.

Of course we knew! If we'd followed regulations, we would never have gone near the reactor. But it was a moral obligation – our duty. We were like kamikaze...[49]

The fire was extinguished by a combined effort of helicopters dropping over 5,000 metric tons of sand, lead, clay, and neutron-absorbing boron onto the burning reactor and injection of liquid nitrogen. The Ukrainian filmmaker Vladimir Shevchenko captured film footage of an Mi-8 helicopter as its main rotor collided with a nearby construction crane cable, causing the helicopter to fall near the damaged reactor building and killing its four-man crew.[50] It is now known that virtually none of the neutron absorbers reached the core.[51]

From eyewitness accounts of the firefighters involved before they died (as reported on the CBC television series Witness), one described his experience of the radiation as "tasting like metal", and feeling a sensation similar to that of pins and needles all over his face. (This is similar to the description given by Louis Slotin, a Manhattan Project physicist who died days after a fatal radiation overdose from a criticality accident.)[52]

The explosion and fire threw hot particles of the nuclear fuel and also far more dangerous fission products, radioactive isotopes such as caesium-137, iodine-131, strontium-90 and other radionuclides, into the air: the residents of the surrounding area observed the radioactive cloud on the night of the explosion.

Equipment assembled included remote-controlled bulldozers and robot-carts that could detect radioactivity and carry hot debris. Valery Legasov (first deputy director of the Kurchatov Institute of Atomic Energy in Moscow) said, in 1987, "But we learned that robots are not the great remedy for everything. Where there was very high radiation, the robot ceased to be a robot—the electronics quit working."[53]

Evacuation developments

The nearby city of Pripyat was not immediately evacuated after the incident. The townspeople went about their usual business, completely oblivious to what had just happened. However, within a few hours of the explosion, dozens of people fell ill. Later, they reported severe headaches and metallic tastes in their mouths, along with uncontrollable fits of coughing and vomiting...[56]

Flora and Fauna

After the disaster, four square kilometers of pine forest directly downwind of the reactor turned reddish-brown and died, earning the name of the "Red Forest".[120]

And the reports for fauna are predictably horrible. I have not heard about anything like this in Japan. There were some stories of older men volunteering to work in the disaster area. They know they will die, but they, too, like the Russian firefighters, see it as their moral obligation to future generations. I've read that every human being who was breathing at that time in the world, is carrying those isotopes and radionuclides inside their bodies now.

I'm wondering if it's too late, since it's gotten into the groundwater; and I don't like their idea of dumping any of it in the ocean, IMO they have no right to do so. Here is what happened less than thirty years ago in Russia, not all the areas exposed:

Radiation Area

Groundwater was not badly affected by the Chernobyl accident since radionuclides with short half-lives decayed away long before they could affect groundwater supplies, and longer-lived radionuclides such as radiocaesium and radiostrontium were adsorbed to surface soils before they could transfer to groundwater.[119] However, significant transfers of radionuclides to groundwater have occurred from waste disposal sites in the 30 km (19 mi) exclusion zone around Chernobyl. Although there is a potential for transfer of radionuclides from these disposal sites off-site (i.e. out of the 30 km (19 mi) exclusion zone), the IAEA Chernobyl Report[119] argues that this is not significant in comparison to current levels of washout of surface-deposited radioactivity.


There are probably difference to the technological correct crowd in these two disasters. I don't care. This is and was stupidity, one of the worst ideas from the Cold War era.

Just my humble opinion.

Classic VIDEO on False Equivalency:

On The Great Divide Between Democrats and Republicans

Democrats in America were put on Earth to do one thing... drag the ignorant, hillbilly half of this country into the next century, which in their case, is the 19th.

~ Bill Maher

Jesse Lewis:

What a beautiful soul shines through those eyes in that picture.

And Schaeffer has been a big supporter all along. He 'gets it.'

Journaling for those eyes, the window to the soul. Yes, we are blessed.

As one of our BOG folks said, that is the meaning of his first name, too.

Pathetic that the only thing they can use is loss of profit, rather air, soil and water quality.

As far as the flaring goes, as interesting as the premise of suing for loss of royalties goes, I wish them good luck. I grew up near where those flares burned night and day. It was said to be a safety measure, a normal part of production.

We shouldn't have to industrialize every inch of the world - and those who have not grown up with lung burning crap - may not know what I am talking about. There are always health and environmental damages caused by industrialization. The people who benefit, but escape the blight, like getting consumer goods from the alleged third world countries, just put those blinders on.

The reason I say 'alleged' and 'blinders' is we have always had third world conditions in this nation. Starting with plantations, share cropping, sweat shops and even those 'good paying jobs' we think are great for the 'working class.'

Being done gradually, or routinely on sacrosanct 'private property,' the public becomes used to and accepts it. The class warfare aspect is seen openly, but relegated to the same place as angels and fairies, or people are told that 'that's just the way it is' and the world needs it.

Racism plays a large part in making it invisible, and perceptions of the poor in general, as if they deserve living under those conditions.

This reminds me of the thread on some ranchers in that region who had voted teabag and also had supported a federal government shut down, then complained about the shut down that was causing a disaster for them financially from a natural calamity.

The pain is no less for those in other parts of the country when a Bain company created a man-made calamity. We are going to have to get past the 'us versus them' thinking. We're all part of the whole, and to survive we must have empathy for the paths that others go upon.

The shock of what living with heavy industry to some, clearly not all, in rural areas is percieved as a contrast. They have seen their role as part of the biosphere producing life in terms of food and such commodities.

Then they are forced to see what the other half or tenth of humanity has endured as their part of creating their bucolic existance. The oil for vehicles and tractors, the steel, plastics, rubber and chemicals they use on the farm came from somewhere.

In some communities they know this well, in others, they still claim to be protectors of nature. I suspect that is how this is going to be framed for our audience as liberals.

Rural life in itself is not easy, either. Except for absentee owners who play with subsidies to enrich themselves and live elsewhere. They don't care about the ecosystem they own on paper, anymore than a oil company cares about the environment or people where they extract or refine their product.

These were once seen as the 'adults,' the 'job creators' while those with environmental, labor or healthcare concerns were seen as hippies, socialists, crybabies or simply naive.

I wonder how many at first glance thought this was going to be a victory for living things, rather than a dispute over who gets what percentage of money by stealing air, soil and water quality for generations.

Now with fracking and other practices, we see a portion of the land and its people treated the same way oil producing states and their people have been treated over a century. I wonder if there are feedlots in that area, contributing to air, land and water pollution.

Still, it's an interesting lawsuit, whether the intent is more money in the same mindset as the oil patch owners, or to save living things, IDK.

This thread and all the replies are great! K&R everyone here!

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