Monthly Archives: July 2012

Must Read Local Drone Story,by MARK BRUNSWICK , Star Tribune, Lakota, ND, 7-22-2012

UND first college in the country to offer a four-year degree in unmanned aircraft piloting. It now has 23 graduates and 84 students

majoring in the program, which is open only to U.S. citizens.

It works with Northland Community College in Thief River Falls, Minn., which developed the first drone maintenance training center in the country and proudly shows off its own full-size Global Hawk.

The university also serves as an incubator for companies that might want to expand the industry. In five days, Unmanned Applications Institute International, which provides training in operating drones, can teach a cop how to use a drone the size of a bathtub toy.

 

Drones=tools with many uses good and evil. What can be done will be done, yet this applies to all tools and certainly the guidelines of responsibility are found within the US Constitution. 

Journal Of Climatic Change Paper Gives Writing Points to Mainstream Media for Emotional Control of Uneducated Mass Population

Journal Of Climatic Change Paper Gives Writing Points to Mainstream Media for Emotional Control of Uneducated Mass Population

One of my favourite fairy tales is Henny Penny 

I truly hope that the mass public school educated public will ignore these efforts to manipulate their emotions into accepting carbon taxes and massive energy cost increases and restrictions. This well documented program is a part of Agenda 21 the UN plan to pull mankind back to the stone age and cull the world population back by billions. These people are the corporate and financial rulers of the globe who are tearing down civilization as we know it and creating through chaos their long coveted global governance.

Prepare For Climate Change-Related Public Health Scares – New Paper Exposes The Warmists’ Next Mind Games

 

 By P Gosselin on 4. Juli 2012

There’s a new study out titled: A public health frame arouses hopeful emotions about climate change – A Letter in the Journal Of Climatic Change. It is a rare and precious glimpse at the warmists’ future strategy.

The study’s conclusion:

Framing climate change in terms of public health and/or national security may make climate change more personally relevant and emotionally engaging to segments of the public who are currently disengaged or even dismissive of the issue.

 

 

A public health frame arouses hopeful emotions about climate change A Letter

Teresa A. Myers1 , Matthew C. Nisbet2 , Edward W. Maibach1 and Anthony A. Leiserowitz3(1) Center for Climate Change Communication, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
(2) School of Communication, American University, Washington, DC 20016, USA
(3) School of Forestry, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511, USA

Teresa A. Myers
Email: tmyers6@gmu.edu

Matthew C. Nisbet (Corresponding author)
Email: nisbet@american.edu

Received: 18 January 2012 Accepted: 22 May 2012 Published online: 28 June 2012
Abstract
Communication researchers and practitioners have suggested that framing climate change in terms of public health and/or national security may make climate change more personally relevant and emotionally engaging to segments of the public who are currently disengaged or even dismissive of the issue. To evaluate these assumptions, using a nationally representative online survey of U.S. residents (N = 1,127) conducted in December, 2010, we randomly assigned six previously identified audience segments on climate change to one of three experimental conditions. Subjects were asked to read uniquely framed news articles about climate change emphasizing either the risks to the environment, public health, or national security and the benefits of mitigation and adaptation-related actions. Results show that across audience segments, the public health focus was the most likely to elicit emotional reactions consistent with support for climate change mitigation and adaptation. Findings also indicated that the national security frame may possibly boomerang among audience segments already doubtful or dismissive of the issue, eliciting unintended feelings of anger.  (emphasis added)
Electronic supplementary material The online version of this article (doi:10.1007/s10584-012-0513-6) contains supplementary material, which is available to authorized users.(…)

http://www.springerlink.com/content/b0072m7777772k7r/fulltext.html

July 4th Reality Bites, But Ideals Still Alive

State of the state, July 4th Reality Bites, But Ideals Still Alive  

Can It Be Turned Back?

List of Reads;

Can Americans Escape the Deception?

(…) Hot Air Day is upon us. On July 4 hot air will spew forth all over the country as dignitaries deliver homilies to our “freedom and democracy” and praise “our brave troops” who are protecting our freedom by “killing them over there before they come over here.”

Not a single one of these speeches will contain one word of truth. No speaker will lament the death of the US Constitution or urge his audience to action to restore the only document that protects their liberty. No speaker will acknowledge that in the 21st century the Bush/Obama Regime, with the complicity of the Department of Justice, federal courts, Congress, presstitute media, law schools, bar associations, and an insouciant public have murdered the Constitution in the name of the “war on terror.”

As in medieval times, American citizens can be thrown into dungeons and never accounted for. No evidence or charges need be presented to a court. No trial is required, and no conviction.

As in tyrannies, US citizens can be executed at the sole discretion of the despot in the Oval Office, who sits there drawing up lists of people to be murdered.

Protestors exercising their constitutionally guaranteed rights to freedom of speech and freedom of association are attacked by armed police, beaten, tasered, tear-gassed, pepper sprayed, and arrested.

Whistleblowers who report the government’s crimes are prosecuted despite the statute that protects them.(…)  Paul Craig Roberts
Institute for Political Economy   http://www.paulcraigroberts.org/

Frederick Douglass advises today’s slaves to the 1% on Independence Day

 Posted on July 4, 2012 by Carl Herman

(…) Frederick Douglass presented a speech on the meaning of so-called Independence Day to the American public of 1852. July 4th, 2012 finds an American 99% in slavery to a self-proclaimed “master class” that acts unlimited by laws in war-murders, oligarchic looting, and corporate media propaganda to their declared “slave class.”

Hat-tip to leading JFK assassination researcher and Advanced Placement US History teacher John Hankey for the reminder of Frederick’s speech.

Excerpts (my emphases):

“Fellow Citizens, I am not wanting in respect for the fathers of this republic. The signers of the Declaration of Independence were brave men. … They were statesmen, patriots and heroes, and for the good they did, and the principles they contended for, I will unite with you to honor their memory.

… They were peace men; but they preferred revolution to peaceful submission to bondage. They were quiet men; but they did not shrink from agitating against oppression. They showed forbearance; but that they knew its limits. They believed in order; but not in the order of tyranny. With them, nothing was “settled” that was not right. With them, justice, liberty and humanity were “final”; not slavery and oppression. You may well cherish the memory of such men. They were great in their day and generation. Their solid manhood stands out the more as we contrast it with these degenerate times.

… We have to do with the past only as we can make it useful to the present and to the future. To all inspiring motives, to noble deeds which can be gained from the past, we are welcome. But now is the time, the important time. Your fathers have lived, died, and have done their work, and have done much of it well. You live and must die, and you must do your work. You have no right to enjoy a child’s share in the labor of your fathers, unless your children are to be blest by your labors.

… Fellow-citizens, above your national, tumultuous joy, I hear the mournful wail of millions! whose chains, heavy and grievous yesterday, are, to-day, rendered more intolerable by the jubilee shouts that reach them. If I do forget, if I do not faithfully remember those bleeding children of sorrow this day, “may my right hand forget her cunning, and may my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth!” To forget them, to pass lightly over their wrongs, and to chime in with the popular theme, would be treason most scandalous and shocking, and would make me a reproach before God and the world.

My subject, then, fellow-citizens, is American slavery.

I shall see this day and its popular characteristics from the slave’s point of view. Standing there identified with the American bondman, making his wrongs mine, I do not hesitate to declare, with all my soul, that the character and conduct of this nation never looked blacker to me than on this 4th of July! Whether we turn to the declarations of the past, or to the professions of the present, the conduct of the nation seems equally hideous and revolting. America is false to the past, false to the present, and solemnly binds herself to be false to the future. Standing with God and the crushed and bleeding slave on this occasion, I will, in the name of humanity which is outraged, in the name of liberty which is fettered, in the name of the constitution and the Bible which are disregarded and trampled upon, dare to call in question and to denounce, with all the emphasis I can command, everything that serves to perpetuate slavery-the great sin and shame of America! “I will not equivocate; I will not excuse”; I will use the severest language I can command; and yet not one word shall escape me that any man, whose judgment is not blinded by prejudice, or who is not at heart a slaveholder, shall not confess to be right and just.

… What, to the American slave, is your 4th of July?(…) Excerpt from:   http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2012/07/frederick-douglass-advises-todays-slaves-to-the-1-on-independence-day.html

Homeland Security Report Lists ‘Liberty Lovers’ As Terrorists

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Americans who are “suspicious of centralized federal authority, reverent of individual liberty” deemed domestic threat

Paul Joseph Watson
Infowars.com
Tuesday, July 3, 2012

A new study funded by the Department of Homeland Security characterizes Americans who are “suspicious of centralized federal authority,” and “reverent of individual liberty” as “extreme right-wing” terrorists.

(…)

 

UPDATE:

When Americans Understood the Declaration of Independence

 by Thomas J. DiLorenzo

(…)The Fourth of July was not always a national celebration of the militarization of American society and of the federal government’s never-ending quest for world domination (disguised as “defending our interests abroad”). Americans did not always attend church services on the Sunday before the Fourth of July to “honor” their “military heroes” and pray that they may kill many more human beings in other countries that have done them no harm. Americans once actually read and understood the Declaration of Independence for what it was: a declaration of secession from the British empire and a roadmap for opposing a highly centralized, militaristic empire of the sort the U.S. government has become.

The Declaration of Independence was the ultimate secessionist or states’ rights document. “Governments are instituted among men,” Thomas Jefferson wrote, for the sole purpose of securing God-given, “unalienable” rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Moreover, governments derive “their just powers from the consent of the governed” and nowhere else. And “whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government . . .”

The way in which “the People” were to express their consent (or lack thereof) was through state and local political organizations. Hence, in the final paragraph of the Declaration of Independence Jefferson wrote that: “We . . . the Representatives of the united States of America . . . are, and of Right ought to be Free and Independent States, that they are Absolved from all Allegiance to the British Crown, and that all political connection between them and the State of Great Britain, is and ought to be totally dissolved; and that as Free and Independent States, they have full Power to levy War, conclude Peace, contract Alliances, establish Commerce, and to do all other Acts and Things which Independent States may of right do.”

It is important to note that the word “united” is not capitalized but “States” is, and that the individual states are described as “Free and Independent.”(…)