Thursday, September 23, 2010

I am proud to be American!

The Doctrine of scientists

The so-called scientific community thinks they are the experts in their field and therefore can tell us what they call the truth and we are to take their word for it and believe them? This is the problem that gave us global warming. Now Stephen Hawking says that God is irrelevant to Big Bang theory. Okay, so was he there when the Big Bang happened, did he have his Polaroid camera out to capture the moment? Who is he to say that God is irrelevant?
His theory of the Big Bang is LOADED with unscientific irregularities. that have no answers in our current understanding. And so the physicists come up with all kinds of imaginary solutions, that require more faith to believe in than any religious doctrine requires. Some examples: dark matter, dark energy, expansion, flatness, and lumpy universe. All of these pose great consternation to the physicists, and yet they shrug off serious dissent with nothing more than a smug dismissal, simply because the detractor hasn't a PhD in their specific field. I am sorry to inform you experts, I am not a rube, I know of what I speak, and I do not agree that you are an expert in anything.
Climate scientists all over the world think we are destroying the planet. Yet their data has been tainted, not only were certain numbers exaggerated, but other data was dismissed as irrelevant. They lied to us, they cooked the numbers to get the results they wanted, not the real results, not the scientific findings, but they faked the data. The faked the theory, they lied to us. And the politicians and global whiners who continue to push this fake theory down our throats need to be prosecuted. Global climate change, or whatever name they want to refer to it now, is bad science. No, it is not science at all! It is doctrine.
Another example of the doctrinal zeal of science comes from the theory of evolution. Another theory that has numerous complications. Just to name a few, the fossil record, the time problem, missing links, and intricacy problem. Not to mention the problems that are raised by cosmology that would preclude any attempt at evolution of species on this planet. Evolutionists use circular logic in all their arguments, for example, there are records of homo-sapiens found in the fossil record at time periods that they should not have been. The fact is that these fossils have been found, and because they cannot be there due to the theories time frame, the fossils have to be suspect not the theory.
Oh, and another point, since when does a consensus of scientists simply agreeing about a theory make it scientific, or the truth? The problem I see is that scientists think that they are in the elite. That because they have the education they are the only ones who can understand these theories. The regular man hasn't any idea about the intricacies of their area of expertise, so therefore they cannot understand anything about the theories. Since when did science become the sole possession of the experts? Science is meant to be shared with everyone, not kept secret amongst a small group of elites.

Friday, September 10, 2010

Reaganomics v. Obamanomics

Larry Elder

Larry Elder.
©Creators Syndicate

President Reagan, in the early '80s, inherited an economy with 13.5 percent inflation, 21 percent prime interest rates, and an unemployment rate that reached 10.8 percent. He addressed this by doing the opposite of what Obama has done.

So Ronald Reagan inherited a bad economy. He had every right to point fingers and blame the previous administration, but did he? What was Reagan's response to the economic woes of the nation? He rolled up his sleeves and got to work on bringing the economy back, exactly the opposite of Obama. Reagan did the job he was hired to do by the American public. What is Obama doing? What kind of job evaluation would he get from his employers (we the people)? Obviously his poll numbers are telling us what type of evaluation he is getting. Two thumbs down. He gets a failing grade. He would be ejected from college. Basically its all bad.

Thursday, September 9, 2010

So a pastor wants to burn the Koran to prove a point, to calm down the extremist Muslims. If the news media were really concerned about the troops' safety, they would just drop the story and make it a non-story. But no, they are accomplices in fanning the flames of violence--the hypocrites! That being said, let's consider the issue logically. It is completely legal to burn books. It is not sensitive to burn the Muslims' holy book. It is legal to build a mosque at ground zero. It is not sensitive to desecrate the site of Americans who died there. I see a pattern and a compromise here. I say the pastor should offer to stop the burning if the Muslims stop the building. Fair enough?

Saturday, September 4, 2010

What is wrong with this country?

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18 Signs That America Is Rotting Right In Front Of Our Eyes

18.08.2010 09:39

18 Signs That America Is Rotting Right In Front Of Our Eyes

Sometimes it isn't necessary to quote facts and figures about government debt, unemployment and the trade deficit in order to convey how badly America is decaying. The truth is that millions of Americans can watch America rotting right in front of their eyes by stepping out on their front porches. Record numbers of homes have been foreclosed on and in some of the most run down cities as many as a third of all houses have been abandoned.

Unemployment remains at depressingly high levels and the number of Americans on food stamps continues to set new records month after month. Due to severe budget cuts, class sizes are exploding and school programs are being eliminated. In some areas of the U.S. schools are even going to four day weeks. With little to no funding available, bridges are crumbling and street lights are being turned off in many communities.

In some areas, asphalt roads are actually being ground up and turned back into gravel roads because they are less expensive to maintain. There aren't even as many police available to patrol America's decaying cities because budget problems have forced local communities across the U.S. to lay off tens of thousands of officers.

Once upon a time, the American people worked feverishly to construct beautiful, shining communities from coast to coast. But now we get to watch those communities literally crumble and decay in slow motion. Nothing lasts forever, but for those of us who truly love America it is an incredibly sad thing to witness what is now happening to the great nation that our forefathers built.

The following are 18 signs that America is rotting right in front of our eyes....

1 - Due to extreme budget cuts, school systems across the United States are requiring their students to bring more supplies with them than ever this year. In Moody, Alabama elementary school students are being told to bring paper towels, garbage bags and liquid soap with them to school. At Pauoa Elementary School in Honolulu, Hawaii all students are being required to show up with a four-pack of toilet paper.

2 - According to the American Association of School Administrators, 48 percent of all U.S. school districts are reporting budget cuts of 10 percent or less for the upcoming school year, and 30 percent of all U.S. school districts are reporting cuts of 11 to 25 percent.

3 - In Chicago, drastic budget cuts could result in an average class size of 37 students.

4 - The governor of Hawaii has completely shut down that state's schools on Fridays - moving teachers and students to a four day week.

5 - According to the Federal Highway Administration, approximately a third of America's major roadways are already in substandard condition.

6 - All over the United States, asphalt roads are being ground up and are being replaced with gravel because it is cheaper to maintain. The state of South Dakota has transformed over 100 miles of asphalt road into gravel over the past year, and 38 out of the 83 counties in the state of Michigan have now turned some of their asphalt roads into gravel roads.

7 - According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, more than 25 percent of America's nearly 600,000 bridges need significant repairs or are burdened with more traffic than they were designed to carry.

8 - In a desperate attempt to save money, the city of Colorado Springs turned off a third of its streetlights and put its police helicopters up for auction.

9 - The state of Arizona has eliminated funding for full-day kindergarten and has shut down a number of state parks.

10 - Over the past year, approximately 100 of New York's state parks and historic sites have had to cut services and reduce hours.

11 - In Georgia, the county of Clayton recently eliminated its entire public bus system in order to save 8 million dollars.

12 - Elsewhere in Georgia, 30,000 people recently turned out to pick up only 13,000 applications for government-subsidized housing. A near-riot ensued and 62 people were left injured. The amazing thing is that all of this commotion was just to get on a waiting list. There are no aid vouchers even available at this time.

13- In the city of Philadelphia, rolling fire station "brown outs" recently cost a 12 year old autistic boy named Frank Marasco his life.

14- Oakland, California Police Chief Anthony Batts says that due to severe budget cuts there are a number of crimes that his department will simply not be able to respond to any longer. The crimes that the Oakland police will no longer be responding to include grand theft, burglary, car wrecks, identity theft and vandalism.

15- The sheriff's department in Ashtabula County, Ohio has been slashed from 112 to 49 deputies, and there is now just one vehicle remaining to patrol all 720 square miles of the county.

16 - Of 315 municipalities the New Jersey State Policemen's union recently canvassed, more than half indicated that they were planning to lay off police officers.

17 - Not that the criminals are doing that much better. Things have gotten so bad in Camden, New Jersey that not even the drug dealers are spending their money anymore.

18 - Almost everyone knows someone who has been severely impacted by this economic downturn. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey has found that 81 percent of American adults know someone who is out of work and looking for a job.

So can't the states just step up and start spending more money and fix these things?

Well, no. The truth is that the states are absolutely broke. Quite a few of the states are actually on the verge of default, and there is no getting around the fact that budget cuts that are much more severe are going to be required in the years ahead.

So can't the U.S. government step in and bail out the states?

Well, yes, but as we have detailed previously, the U.S. government is literally drowning in a sea of red ink. The U.S. government is already spending an amount of money equivalent to approximately 25.4 percent of GDP this year.

How much more money can the U.S. government possibly spend?

To get an idea of just how bad things are already, the IMF says that in order to fix the U.S. government budget deficit, taxes need to be doubled on every single U.S. citizen.

Are you ready to pay double the taxes?

No matter how you slice it, the U.S. is in a massive amount of financial trouble and the American people are starting to realize this fact. In fact, one new poll found that nearly two-thirds of Americans believe that the U.S. economy will get worse before it gets better.

But unfortunately things are not going to get "better" - at least in the long-term. The decay and the rot that have already set in are only going to get worse.

These problems did not appear overnight and they are not going to be solved overnight. Our leaders have been making very bad decisions for decades, and all of those bad decisions are starting to catch up with us.

But perhaps you disagree. Feel free to tell us what you think in the comments section below....

Michael Snyder
The Economic Collapse

Дмитрий Судаков

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Okay, now lets add this bit of info to the mixture.

All-Time Worldwide Box office

RankTitleWorldwide Box Office
1.Avatar (2009)$2,756,193,500
2.Titanic (1997)$1,835,300,000
3.The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)$1,129,219,252
4.Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest(2006)$1,060,332,628
5.Alice in Wonderland (2010)$1,023,285,206
6.Toy Story 3 (2010)$1,012,059,221
7.The Dark Knight (2008)$1,001,921,825
8.Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone(2001)$968,657,891
9.Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End(2007)$958,404,152
10.Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix(2007)$937,000,866
11.Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince(2009)$933,956,980
12.Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)$922,379,000
13.The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers(2002)$921,600,000
14.Jurassic Park (1993)$919,700,000
15.Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)$892,194,397
16.Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009)$887,773,705
17.Spider-Man 3 (2007)$885,430,303
18.Shrek 2 (2004)$880,871,036
19.Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets(2002)$866,300,000
20.Finding Nemo (2003)$865,000,000
21.The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)$860,700,000
22.Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)$848,462,555
23.Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)$835,276,689
24.Independence Day (1996)$811,200,000
25.Spider-Man (2002)$806,700,000
26.Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)$797,900,000
27.Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban(2004)$795,458,727
28.Shrek the Third (2007)$791,106,665
29.Spider-Man 2 (2004)$783,577,893
30.The Lion King (1994)$783,400,000
31.Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)$783,011,114
32.2012 (2009/I)$766,812,167
33.The Da Vinci Code (2006)$758,236,138
34.E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial (1982)$756,700,000
35.The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)$738,809,845
36.The Matrix Reloaded (2003)$735,600,000
37.Up (2009)$727,079,556
38.Shrek Forever After (2010)$708,053,790
39.Transformers (2007)$700,759,914
40.New Moon (2009)$687,919,304
41.Forrest Gump (1994)$679,400,000
42.Eclipse (2010/I)$678,627,752
43.The Sixth Sense (1999)$661,500,000
44.Inception (2010)$656,091,844
45.Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)$653,200,000
46.Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)$648,200,000
47.Kung Fu Panda (2008)$633,395,021
48.The Incredibles (2004)$624,037,578
49.Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006)$623,829,763
50.Hancock (2008)$623,546,274

Where are our priorities?