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20110929 – Don’t start the revolution without me!

Segment #1:  This week in free energy

Presenter:  Sterling Allan, CEO, founder of New Energy Congress
Estimated Time:  20 minutes
http://freeenergynews.com/SmartScarecrow/2011/09/30/

Segment #2:  Scarecrow’s News Rant – Don’t start the revolution without me!

Presenter:  an editorial by SmartScarecrow
Estimated time:  40 minutes

Many in the “Truth” community seem to think that the key to real change is to “awaken the sheeple”.

Frankly, I disagree.  Let them sleep. 

What the sheep need is a few, nasty sheep dogs willing to stand between them and the wolves who would deny them the simple freedom to live their lives in peace.

Just as Tolkien’s warriors of Middle Earth took on the challenges of Mordor so that the peaceful Hobbits could continue to dance and sing.

Revolutions are not fought and won by a majority of the people.

Look at the recent examples provided by Egypt and Tunisia.  And more recently, Libya. 

In all cases, the majority chose to try as hard as they could to keep living life as best they could and had no real concern for which group prevailed. 

To them, it made no difference as long as they were left alone.

Even in the revolution of the late 1700’s through the early 1800’s that led to the creation of the United States, it is estimated that only 5% of the population of the colonies participated with another 20% providing moral and financial support for the revolution.

Most colonists went about their business as best they could.

Its about time to accept the fact that most of the “sheeple” will go about their lives trying as hard as they can to remain oblivious to events they feel are out of their control.

So what about the United States?  Could this nation experience a “North American Spring” similar to the ongoing “Arab Spring”?

Many are predicting an eventual “collapse” of the economy of the United States.

As intertwined as the global economy is, events in Greece or Ireland or Spain can indeed impact the United States.

What would such a collapse look like?  What would the recovery bring? 

Would such a fall and the resulting climb back up bring us a new golden age of personal liberty and prosperity? 

Or would the solution involve generations enslaved to a select few who would promise security in return for obedience and hard work.

Time for you to get off the fence and decide.  The future is in your hands.

On a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 representing “Quite content” and 1 representing “Burn it down and start over”, just how satisfied are you with life in the United States of American?

Polls: Americans Want Our Liberties Restored, Our Troops Brought Home and the Federal Reserve Reined In
Posted on September 28, 2011 by WashingtonsBlog
http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2011/09/polls-americans-want-our-liberties-restored-our-troops-brought-home-and-the-federal-reserve-reined-in.html

The Economy

In a recent CNN pole it is clear that the people of the United States have finally figured out who the real enemy of the people is. 

75% of those polled want a full audit of the Federal Reserve.

39% said the Federal Reserve should be held more accountable to Congress and the people.

16% said the Federal Reserve should simply be abolished.

The majority of the people of the United States express frustration that the economic system of the nation is working against them instead of for them.

National Defense

Americans are sick and tired of never-ending war.

Contrary to popular opinion, the people of the United States are not stupid. 
Only about 26% believe that the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have lessened the chances of terrorist attacks in the United States.

In both cases, majorities say the wars have either increased the risk of terrorism in this country or made no difference.

Top military leader seem to agree – see the article at http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2011/04/four-stories-this-week-prove-that-the-war-on-terror-is-a-farce.html

Personal Freedom

Americans have become much less tolerant of the destruction of constitutional feedoms in the name of fighting terrorism.

As Talking Points Memo notes:

On the eve of the ten year anniversary of 9/11, the Pew Research Center has released new data on Americans’ reaction to the attacks, and the foreign and national security policies pursued in the post 9/11 era.

They show a country with views that have evolved on the relationship between civil liberties and the tools given to government to fight terrorism, and a disbelief that the continuing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan helped to lessen the chance there will be another terrorist attack on the United States.

The Pew survey showed a large shift in the number of Americans who are willing to see some of their civil liberties go out the window in the name of fighting terrorism.

Directly after 9/11, Americans were willing to make the deal, as 55 percent thought it was necessary, against 35 percent who felt the opposite.

Now, only 40 percent felt that giving up some civil liberties is necessary to curb terrorism, with 54 percent against.

Summary

The economic system of the United States is not working for most of the population.

We are told that out economic system is based on “capitalism”. 

We are told that the alternative to “capitalism” is that evil system called “communism”. 

Some passing references are made to the less evil alternative called “socialism”. 
But all these “isms” are hogwash. 

They all assume an elite controlling group will rule over us and live well off the labors of the majority. 

To the average human being the real difference is pretty hard to see.

As our economic system comes under increasing pressure, our leaders fall back on our other strength.  Military power.

Just the hint that a Libya or Iran might consider breaking with the US Dollar as the world currency of choice brings threats of sanctions or worse.

Our nation has over the past 10 years shown itself to be agressivly engaged in locking down control of resources in order to deny them to competing nations.

We wage war against others to ensure our position of global financial dominance and to acquire wealth of other nations needed to pay our absurd dept levels.

The people of the US are complicit in these activities by their complacency.

First we took off our shoes, then it was the belt, now you got a strangers hands down your pants.

Now we are told that we may need a naked body scan to see a football game or go shopping at the mall.

And let us not forget random check points along the highways.

PAPERS PLEASE !!!

Is that the “FREEDOM” our men and women in uniform are fighting to protect?

What is the answer?  What is the solution?  How do we turn it around?

Some say we need to vote out the incumbents and get some new blood in congress …

Well, that’s a good start, but history shows that both the red team and the blue team have a nice line of BS they sell to their constituents but in fact work for the same criminal cabal and against the majority of the people.

Elections have not proven to an effective method of bringing any real change.

Some say we need to “Restore the Republic”. 

Well, maybe … but I am not so sure … looking back through history, I see no point on the timeline where there is not some sort of major problem that needs fixing …

In the end, restoring the republic would more than likely be like hitting the rewind on a tape … time would catch up to us and it would only delay the inevitable … kick the can down the road so a future generation has to deal with it … 

Some say we need to “get the money out of politics”.

Yeah, that would be great … but, who are you going to get to vote such a thing in ???   those in office depend on big money contributions from the major business interests and will not do anything to upset the current system …

Its much easier to hold a gun to your head and demand more revenue than to piss off the big boys …

A very brave few here in the United States have started on the path least traveled.  The revolution has begun, its just not being televised.

Just like their counterparts in Egypt, Tunisia and Libya, they are currently a little disorgainized, have few if any bullet points prepared for the press and their numbers for now are fairly small.

Some will say its just a buncha dirty hippies who need a shower and a job.

Others say its just a buncha communists.

A few others understand reality.  This is just the beginning.

What’s behind the scorn for the Wall Street protests?
Wednesday, Sep 28, 2011 05:29 ET
By Glenn Greenwald

It’s unsurprising that establishment media outlets have been condescending, dismissive and scornful of the ongoing protests on Wall Street.  Any entity that declares itself an adversary of prevailing institutional power is going to be viewed with hostility by establishment-serving institutions and their loyalists.  That’s just the nature of protests that take place outside approved channels, an inevitable by-product of disruptive dissent: those who are most vested in safeguarding and legitimizing establishment prerogatives (which, by definition, includes establishment media outlets) are going to be hostile to those challenges.  As the virtually universal disdain in these same circles for WikiLeaks (and, before that, for the Iraq War protests) demonstrated: the more effectively adversarial it is, the more establishment hostility it’s going to provoke.

Nor is it surprising that much of the most vocal criticisms of the Wall Street protests has come from some self-identified progressives, who one might think would be instinctively sympathetic to the substantive message of the protesters.  In an excellent analysis entitled “Why Establishment Media & the Power Elite Loathe Occupy Wall Street,” Kevin Gosztola chronicles how many of the most scornful criticisms have come from Democratic partisans who — like the politicians to whom they devote their fealty — feign populist opposition to Wall Street for political gain.

Full Article here -> http://www.salon.com/news/opinion/glenn_greenwald/2011/09/28/protests/index.html

Call NOW and demand that Bologna be charged:

Mayor Bloomberg:             +1 (212) 639-9675       or             +1 (212) 788-2958     
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NY Attorney General Facing Intense Pressure From Obama Administration On Bank Foreclosure Fraud Deal: “Wall Street Is Our Main Street And We Have To Make Sure We Are Doing Everything We Can To SUPPORT Them”

http://dailybail.com/home/ny-attorney-general-facing-intense-pressure-from-obama-admin.html

How Attorney General Eric Holder Colluded With Bank Of America To Destroy Wikileaks And Silence Unfriendly Journalists, Including Glenn Greenwald

http://dailybail.com/home/how-attorney-general-eric-holder-colluded-with-bank-of-ameri.html

Why Isn’t Wall Street In Jail! – Matt Taibbi Raises Holy Hell

http://dailybail.com/home/why-isnt-wall-street-in-jail-matt-taibbi-raises-holy-hell.html

From The Land Beyond Beyond: Life After America

http://tvnewslies.org/tvnl/index.php/editorial/guest-commentary/20921-from-the-land-beyond-beyond-life-after-america.html

Fallout widens from collapse of Fremont solar manufacturer

http://weeklyintercept.blogspot.com/2011/09/fallout-widens-from-collapse-of-fremont.html

Bill Black: The Banks Are Still Insolvent, And Obama Is Not Only Covering It Up, He’s Taking Credit!

http://dailybail.com/home/bill-black-the-banks-are-still-insolvent-and-obama-is-not-on.html

Segment #3: Feature Presentation –  No feature presenter tonight – anyone in audience got something they are working on?

Presenter:  SmartScarecrow
Estimated time:  20 minutes

Segment #4: Audience Q&A Session

Moderator:  SmartScarecrow
Estimated time:  10 minutes

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20110915 – Open Forum

Segment #1:  This week in free energy

Presenter:  Sterling Allan, CEO, founder of New Energy Congress

Estimated Time:  20 minutes

Segment #2:  Scarecrow’s News Rant – How safe is your food?

Presenter:  an editorial by SmartScarecrow

Estimated time:  20 minutes

On the tenth anniversary of 9/11, these thoughts to consider

Its time to put 9/11 behind us.  After watching the official remembrance of the event, the message from our leadership is clear.  Be afraid; be very, very afraid; only your government empowered with sweeping authority to infringe on rights that free people have assumed since the days of the Magna Carta can keep you safe!


Well, I am tired of being afraid.  I am tired of having people who could not get a job as a greeter at Wall Mart sticking their hands down my pants because I need to get from point A to point B.  I am tired of being treated like a criminal because I wrinkle my nose, bite the inside of my cheek or express justifiable annoyance at being herded like livestock through security check points.  Basically, I am tired of living in what has become a police state.

So lets set the record straight once and for all.  This short, 5 minute documentary provides the story of 9/11 clearly and completely.  We understand.  Ok.  We give up.  Anything to end this torture.  Can we please have our basic human rights and our dignity back now?

I am not interested in wasting any more of my time or energy arguing with people about who did it, how or why.  At this point, my anger is focused on the fact that my government used this event to spend the blood and treasure of my nation on wars of conquest unrelated to punishing those guilty of the crime.  They used the event to abridge rights and freedoms that previous generations gave their lives to win.  The police state that the United States has become is based on a lie.  And yeah,  you can bet, I am pissed off about it.

This video was produced by  James Corbett, blogger and publisher of The Corbett Report available at http://corbettreport.com

Its an excellent presentation and I thank him for his permission to use it in my presentation.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yuC_4mGTs98


True US History
A National Response to Two FDA Armed Raids on Rawesome
By Victor Rawls
Aug 9, 2011 – 3:19:51 AM
From http://AbundantHope.net

A National Response to Two FDA Armed Raids on Rawesome
Posted on August 8, 2011 by geobear7

http://abundanthope.net/pages/True_US_History_108/A-National-Response-to-Two-FDA-Armed-Raids-on-Rawesome_printer.shtml

Sheriff’s Office, the FDA, the Dept. of Agriculture and the Centers for Disease Control.

On the heels of the recent news about raw milk’s safety comes an alarmingly disturbing coordinated multi-agency raid on Rawesome Foods — a raw food buying co-op in Los Angeles. This morning’s SWAT-style raid was coordinated at both Rawesome Foods and Healthy Family Farms and has led to three arrests so far, the confiscation of personal computer equipment and raw milk cheeses, and the dumping of more than $10,000 worth of raw milk down the drain.

According to early reports from people on the scene, James Stewart (owner of Rawesome Foods), Sharon Palmer (of Healthy Family Farms), and Victoria Bloch (local L.A. co-chapter leader for the Weston A. Price foundation) have all been arrested on charges of conspiracy to sell unpasteurized milk products.

 

The raid was carried out by gun carrying officers of the LA County

http://www.foodrenegade.com/rawsome-foods-raided-again-by-swat/

FDA Food Safety Modernization Act
Presentation for Snack Food Association
Joseph A. Levitt, Partner
March 21, 2011

http://www.sfa.org/mstevens/Food_Safety_Presentation.pdf

FDA DROPS JULY 4TH BOMB ON DIETARY SUPPLEMENT INDUSTRY: 70% of PRODUCTS COULD BE DRIVEN FROM MARKET

http://tekgnosis.typepad.com/tekgnosis/2011/07/fda-drops-july-4th-bomb-on-dietary-supplement-industry-70-of-products-could-be-driven-from-market.html

Draft Guidance for Industry: Dietary Supplements: New Dietary Ingredient Notifications and Related Issues

Back to Dietary Supplements Guidance

Contains Nonbinding Recommendations
Draft-Not for Implementation

July 2011

This guidance is being distributed for comment purposes only.

Although you can comment on any guidance at any time (see 21 CFR 10.115(g)(5)), to ensure that the agency considers your comment on this draft guidance before it begins work on the final version of the guidance, submit either electronic or written comments on the draft guidance within 90 days of publication in the Federal Register of the notice announcing the availability of the draft guidance. Submit electronic comments to http://www.regulations.gov. Submit written comments to the Division of Dockets Management (HFA-305), Food and Drug Administration, 5630 Fishers Lane, rm. 1061, Rockville, MD 20852. All comments should be identified with the docket number listed in the notice of availability that publishes in the Federal Register.

For questions regarding this draft document contact the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) at 240-402-2375.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Food and Drug Administration
Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
July 2011

http://www.fda.gov/Food/GuidanceComplianceRegulatoryInformation/GuidanceDocuments/DietarySupplements/ucm257563.htm

FDA’s New Sneak Attack on Supplements
July 5, 2011

Just before the July 4 holiday weekend, hoping to limit media attention, the FDA dropped a bomb on dietary supplements. Don’t let them get away with it! A new Action Alert.

On July 1, the US Food and Drug Administration issued draft guidance for complying with the New Dietary Ingredient (NDI) notification protocols contained in the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA). Ever since DSHEA was enacted in 1994, supplement manufacturers have had very little guidance on what counts as an NDI and when or how to send an NDI notification. The government has arbitrarily ignored or enforced this section of DSHEA, doing as it liked, without spelling out the rules.

Why does this matter? Because when you hear New Dietary Ingredient (NDI), substitute “New Supplement” in your mind. What we are dealing with here is whether the supplement industry is allowed to innovate and create new supplements—and if so, under what rules.

http://www.anh-usa.org/fda-new-sneak-attack-on-supplements/

Fukushima – China Syndrome – The Worst Case Scenario
From Russia Today

The China Syndrome — The worst case scenario — where nuclear fuel penetrates the earth and pollutes the groundwater is happening at Fukushima.

TEPCO has acknowledged they just ‘discovered’ over 6,400 spent fuel rods in a basement beneath Fukushima which is shared by all reactors at the plant. TEPCO has confirmed a groundwater leak in the basement.

“China Syndrome” “Nuclear Meltdown” “Japan” Fukushima” “Worst Case Scenario” “Groundwater Contamination” “Nuclear” Radiation Radioactive Fallout

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hFLipZWlpOs

Newly Released TEPCO Data Proves Fairewinds Assertions of Significant Fuel Pool Failures at Fukushima Daiichi

by Fairewinds Associates
http://www.fairewinds.com/

New TEPCO data measured on August 19 & 20 shows severe damage to the spent fuel in Fukushima Daiichi Units 1, 2, and 3. The adjacent TEPCO table posted on the front page shows incredibly high levels of Cesium 137 and Cesium 134 in all three spent fuel pools of Units 1, 2, & 3. This TEPCO data clearly contradicts and refutes the July assertion by the NRC the Fukushima Daiichi spent fuel pools were not damaged in this tragic accident. Crytome (cry to me) has a new high resolution photo, also uploaded, that shows the extensive damage of the Unit 3 spent fuel pool and the reactor building. Check it out.

http://vimeo.com/28222223

Hot Particles From Japan to Seattle

by Fairewinds Associates
http://www.fairewinds.com/

Link to Arnie Gundersen’s video explaining what has been found.

http://vimeo.com/28766748

Segment #3: Feature Presentation –  No feature presenter tonight – anyone in audience got something they are working on?

Presenter:  SmartScarecrow

Estimated time:  20 minutes

Segment #4: Audience Q&A Session

Moderator:  SmartScarecrow

Estimated time:  10 minutes

The most under reported news items for the week of September 4th , 2011

Will jobs plan put Americans to work?

The US has been going through rough economic times and many are looking at solutions from the past to get the country out of this downward spiral. Seventy-five years ago, the Hoover dam was created by a federal program to help put Americans to work and also produce energy. Many Americans expect President Obama to do something similar when he unveils his jobs plan. Stefan Molyneux, host of FreeDomain Radio, tells us if a plan like this is possible or even feasible.

Link to Russia Today video – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KGrvGkYWapE

Mall of America visitors unknowingly end up in counter terrorism reports

Published September 7, 2011 – 9:00am
By: G.W. Schulz, Center for Investigative Reporting | Andrew Becker, Center for Investigative Reporting | Daniel Zwerdling, NPR

Bloomington, Minn. – On May 1, 2008, at 4:59 p.m., Brad Kleinerman entered the spooky world of homeland security.

As he shopped for a children’s watch inside the sprawling Mall of America, two security guards approached and began questioning him. Although he was not accused of wrongdoing, the guards filed a confidential report about Kleinerman that was forwarded to local police.

Read the full article here – http://americaswarwithin.org/articles/2011/09/07/mall-america-visitors-unknowingly-end-counterterrorism-reports

9/11 Ten Years Later: What have we learned?

by Jamal Kanj
08. Sep, 2011

In his book Against All Enemies: Inside America’s War on Terror, former White House counter-terrorism advisor Richard Clarke, wrote that on September 12, US Secretary of Defense, Rumsfeld “was saying that we needed to bomb Iraq .”  “And we all said … no, no. Al-Qaeda is in Afghanistan. We need to bomb Afghanistan.” And Rumsfeld said “there aren’t any good targets in Afghanistan. And there are lots of good targets in Iraq. I said, ‘Well, there are lots of good targets in lots of places, but Iraq had nothing to do with it.”

As for the President, Clarke wrote “But, M r. President [Bush], al Qaeda did this.” “I know, I know, but – see if Saddam was involved. Just look. I want to know any shred . . .”

Bush and Rumsfeld’s military IQ must be a match to the leaders of Al Qaida. For the Twin Towers in New York were too chosen for being “good targets” with equal disregard to human life.

Unfortunately ten years later, 9/11 has turned to symbolize a monument of irrational hate propagated by a Neo Conservative political agendum intended to perpetuate collective anti Muslim sentiment in the US, rather than taking a coherent inward look to learn from those tragic events and the unjust debauchery wars that followed.

Read the full article here – http://www.intifada-palestine.com/2011/09/911-ten-years-later-what-have-we-learned/

The 9-11 Ten Years After (20 pics)

http://www.coolcrack.com/2011/09/9-11-ten-years-after-20-pics.html

9/11, Psychological Warfare and the American Narrative- Part IV

Sible Edmonds; Boiling Frogs
7 September 2011

Willie Wonka & the National Security State

9/11. New York’s twin trade towers exploded and vaporized in a hypnotic Old Testament moment. It was as if some invisible dark force had reached out and in one swift strike brought on a biblical, primeval Apocalypse. The destruction seemed to defy gravity itself as 200,000 tons of steel and 425,000 cubic yards of concrete fell so freely and effortlessly to the street below, it resembled a controlled demolition. This was no simple Pearl Harbor that could be avenged with a counterstrike of air and sea power. This was a poisonous wound to the American psyche, a more devastating act of psychological warfare than any military strike could ever have accomplished.

From ten years on, everything about 9/11 feels otherworldly and irrational, the reasons for it, the apparent helplessness in the face of it, the curious identities of the people involved and the American government’s response to it. It defied logic then and it still does. The World Trade Towers were proud symbols of who we were as early 21st century Americans, at least who we thought we were. After all, wasn’t the spiritual motto of the original 1939 Flushing, NY World’s Fair “World trade center” pavilion dedicated to “world peace through trade?” 

There would be no peace after 9/11. The destruction loosed a demon that had been struggling for America’s soul since the creation of the Cold War in 1947. The U.S. would now be freed to pursue “evil” wherever it could be found and there would be no turning back. The creation of the World Trade Towers by Rockefeller brothers Nelson and David had been steeped in psychological symbolism from their start in the early 1960s. As the most well known scions of American business, the Rockefeller family brought more than just money to their endeavors, they brought a vision for the future of the planet and a philosophy to guide it.

Editorial comment – This is a pretty long article but is not a difficult read.  The article is well thought out, concise and presents factual,verifiable evidence to support the arguments put forward.  Worth the read!!!

Read the full article here – http://www.boilingfrogspost.com/2011/09/07/911-psychological-warfare-and-the-american-narrative-part-iv/

Federal Interference by Mismanagement or Micromanagement Can Be Blamed For Out of Control Brush Fires in Texas

Lone Star Watchdog
8 September 2011

If you want to mess up something beyond repair or recognition, call in the Federal Government. In most cases with the federal government managing the forest and wilderness areas. They have not done a good job at all and actually made things worse. The Federal Government has become a hazard and not a help to the people. The US Constitution delegated only limited powers to the Federal Government, managing land is not one of them. Managing the land is best handled by the people, local municipalities and the several state governments.

Having a bloated centralized Federal government has been a disaster for the people. The Endangered Species act can be held responsible for firefighters killed because incompetence of a desk jockey in the bureaucratic way of doing things would not give permission to take water out of the lake because they might hurt an endangered fish . The erosion of private property rights where ranchers, farmers who live in national forest lands cannot clear to thin of dead foliage and dry brush. These alphabet soup agencies like the EPA, the forestry service and the Bureau of Land Management stands in the way of landowners managing their own land to protect what they own from out of control forest fires.

Read the full article here – http://lonestarwatchdog.blogspot.com/2011/09/federal-interference-by-mismanagement.html

States Offer Banks Immunity From Mortgage Lawsuits
In exchange for up to $25B payoff

By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 6, 2011 8:36 AM CDT

Newser) – State prosecutors are offering big banks an expensive Get Out of Lawsuits Free card. Prosecutors have offered a variety of banks caught up in the “robosigning” scandal immunity from some litigation in exchange for a total of $10 billion to $25 billion in penalties, the Financial Times reports. Some officials think the immunity being offered is far too broad; as written, it could potentially free the banks from lawsuits related to their securitization practices, or at least impede cases related to it.

Yet the banks, some of which have seen their stock prices plummet thanks to litigation fears, call the proposal a “non-starter.” They’ll meet with prosecutors again this week to negotiate further. The deal will include other issues as well, including new standards for governing home loans, which the sides are close on, and new compliance and enforcement standards, which they’re not. The banks involved include Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Citigroup, and Ally Financial.

Read full article here – http://www.newser.com/story/127801/states-offer-banks-immunity-from-mortgage-lawsuits.html

The Republican Candidates Debate 9-7-2011

Links to videos of the debate.  Who won???  Who cares!!!

http://12160.info/page/the-republican-candidates-debate-9-7-2011

Incredible picture of Saturn that runs rings around all the others (and if you look carefully, you’ll see Earth in the distance)

Mail Online
By Ted Thornhill
Last updated at 5:16 PM on 7th September 2011

There have been some amazing photographs taken of Saturn over the years, but none quite like this.

The stunning image comes courtesy of the Cassini-Huygens spacecraft while it was in orbit around the planet, which is the sixth furthest from the sun and lies around 800million miles from Earth.

It was taken at night as the probe looked back at the eclipsed sun, resulting in a picture that one Nasa astronomer described as ‘like no other’.

Read the full article, see the great pics here – http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2034615/The-picture-Saturn-runs-rings-others.html

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This will make you angry. Armed officers of the Los Angeles County ‘Nuisance Abatement’ team are forcing people out of their homes in the remote desert, using zoning and code violations as the excuse. Some of these ‘off-the-grid’ residents have been jailed and others forced to destroy their own homes.
Why are energy prices in the US so high? It has little to do with the cost of energy and much to do with political corruption. Dick Cheney has been a key player. Here is the story.
Here is a list of false-flag operations in which governments or organizations have staged attacks and blamed them on their enemies in order to engineer public opinion.
TSA’s naked-body scanners and pat-downs are ineffective as security measures. Bomb-sniffing dogs are far more efficient and less expensive. Here are the facts.
First Circuit Affirms Right to Record the Police
Market crash ‘could hit within weeks’, warn bankers
Schiff: Classic gold scams     
The 10 Richest Members of Congress           
U.S. places $40 million chicken order           
Central City files for bankruptcy       
All US Mint Numismatic Gold Coins Suspended     
Venezuela Requests Gold Holdings Held by BOE, Merentes Says 
A prime aim of the growing Surveillance State         
New High: 93% Say They’re Paying More for Groceries Than A Year Ago

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