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    Heritage FOUNDATION on Obamacare

    Tuesday, November 3, 2009, 3:56 PM [General]

    The Congressional Budget Office has estimated that under the current bill (H.R. 3962) only 6 million people would enroll in the government plan. The Lewin Group has not analyzed H.R. 3962, but did estimate earlier that if a public plan was only open to employers with no more than 20 employees, 21 million people would enroll. The difference between the two numbers comes largely from the fact that the CBO estimates that the public plan would have higher, not lower, premiums than private plans. 

    Since the left in Congress has chosen to make the public option the defining issue of the health care debate, millions of Americans are set to be sorely disappointed if Obamacare passes and they suddenly learn that they are not eligible for the so-called public option they have been sold. The scariest part of Obamacare, however, is that the legislation also empowers the new Health Czar to unilaterally rewrite the regulations so that the public option can turn into President Barack Obama’s dream of “Everybody in, Nobody out” government run health care.

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    Passing on Words from Beatrice: Morning Manna

    Tuesday, November 3, 2009, 2:48 PM [General]


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    Re: My partner in the Word
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    Thank you sooooooooooooo much for those words of encouragement!  I have been awaiting new instructions from the Lord as He brings about recovery in my body.  I needed to hear that message from you about the Holy Spirit ministering to us during recovery.  I have an interesting, though to some perhaps looney, idea of what is going on.  Because I have been spared my life, I feel like this is a new beginning.  Although I know we cannot be born again, again, the feeling is such that I am once again a new baby in Christ and that He is speaking over me and to me words of such tender love and of His plans for me.  Yet, like a newborn baby, in the natural, who is cradled by it's mother who is cooing love and expectation over it, I cannot understand the words right now.  I just know they are words of love, tenderness, and beauty.  I just know that He is assuring me that I am loved with an everlasting love.  I know that He wants to give that assurance to everyone because He is not a respecter of persons.  Just as new babies cannot see clearly yet, I am keenly aware that He will once again give me a clear vision of His plans.
    Thanks for listening to that and thanks again for always thinking of me, for spreading the Word of God as He gives it to you and for helping spread the scriptures He has given me for the Morning Manna.  May His light shine brightly upon you and through you now and forever! 
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    War Crimes claimed by aggressors "self defense" dodging bombings

    Monday, November 2, 2009, 7:23 PM [General]

    House to Vote on Resolution Condemning Goldstone Report; Organization of Islamic Conference Was “Initiator” of Report

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    A resolution (H. Res. 867) condemning a UN report as “irredeemably biased” against Israel is likely to pass the House of Representatives easily Tuesday (Nov. 3),[1] a day before the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) convenes to debate the report’s findings. Meanwhile, the secretary-general of the 57-member Organization of Islamic Conference said his group was the “initiator” of the report and helped push it through the UN Human Rights Council.[2] 

    The so-called Goldstone report accuses Israel and Hamas of committing war crimes during the December-January conflict in Gaza. But a new bi-partisan poll shows that Americans believe Israeli military action in Gaza was indeed a defensive war and many reject the UN report accusing Israel of war crimes.

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    40 Days for Life

    Monday, November 2, 2009, 3:47 PM [General]


    is the largest and longest coordinated pro-life mobilization in history. The fall 40 Days for Life campaign, which began September 23, will conclude on November 1. The initiative, in 212 cities across 45 American states, five Canadian provinces, and Denmark, consists of 40 days of intense prayer and fasting for an end to abortion, peaceful vigils outside abortion facilities, and grassroots community organizing.
    Since 2004, some local 678 campaigns have been conducted in 282 communities, covering all 50 American states, the District of Columbia and American Samoa, as well as Canada, Australia, Northern Ireland and Denmark. 
    Mrs. Lashonda M. Booker


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    The Heritage Foundation report

    Monday, November 2, 2009, 11:31 AM [General]

    The Morning Bell

    MONDAY, NOV. 2, 2009

    We Still Hold These Truths

    A year ago this week, the American people elected a President who had promised during the campaign that he would: “cut taxes for 95% of workers and their families,” expand the Army by 65,000 and the Marines by 27,000, and enact “a net spending cut” for the federal government. Lower taxes, a strong defense and shrinking the size of government. Those are all core conservative beliefs. Accordingly, President Barack Obama entered the White House with sky high approval ratings.

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    Iran the Bad boy will not comply:

    Friday, October 30, 2009, 6:13 PM [General]

    On Thursday (Oct. 29), Iran rejected a deal brokered by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in which the Islamic Republic would ship its nuclear fuel abroad for processing.[1] Iran previously accepted the proposal, but U.S. and European officials say Iran now seeks major changes which would undermine “the whole point of the deal” and are unlikely to ease Western concerns over Iran’s nuclear program.[2] 

    In the meantime, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad reiterated his longtime assertion that, “As long as this government is in power, it will not retreat one iota on the undeniable rights of the Iranian nation.”[3] 

    Also on Thursday, the Senate Banking Committee, intent on preventing Iran from developing nuclear weapons, approved the Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability and Divestment Act of 2009, which imposes tough economic sanctions on the Islamic Republic.[4] Included in the legislation is the Iran Refined Petroleum Sanctions Act (IRPSA), passed by the House Foreign Affairs Committee Wednesday (Oct. 28), which targets companies supplying Iran with much-needed refined oil 

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    For Tech. Lovers in a Neighborhood near u

    Friday, October 30, 2009, 9:25 AM [General]

    ARTICLE: The Web of Tomorrow BY Jason OConnor A woman switches on a tiny wireless chip that has been surgically implanted behind her ear, which then synchs up with the Web wherever she is in the world. The simple thought of logging on to the Internet triggers the system to turn on and connect to the Web. She could be on a bus or at the beach and from all outward appearances she's just staring off into space. But she sees a three dimensional artificial world before her that she can manipulate any way she chooses by mere thought alone. By looking at the trends of today we can begin to develop a image of what the Web of the future will look like. I believe the Web will improve and grow in a way that will dwarf its present existence and will improve and enrich everyone's lives way beyond what we can imagine today. The Net will become as integrated into everyone's everyday lives as much as, and even more so, than the television or phone (in developed nations first, then everywhere). Television, communications and the Internet will merge. The Web will become increasingly realistic, interactive, and three dimensional. Two dimensional displays will evolve into three dimensional displays. And the Web will probably incorporate more than just the two senses of seeing and hearing. It will first be incorporated into all other electronics found in household appliances, copy machines, automobiles, and anything else with a microchip. Then it will be integrated directly into our brains. I also envisage this new Web creating an unimaginably sophisticated data sphere that surrounds and envelops the world like a warm electronic blanket, connecting everyone and everything. And it may some day become an autonomous and sentient entity in its own right that we may even come to depend on for life itself. When a person switches on his wireless Web chip and connects with the Net, he'll be looking at and interacting with the Web of the future. He'll manipulate objects, click on links, download information, and communicate with anyone by simply thinking it. In fact, when he navigates to a grocery store to buy food, for instance, he'll be able to "pick them up", "feel them" and even "smell" the food he wants to buy just by thinking the appropriate thoughts. In the future, Web-based software agents will constantly build dynamic lists and instructions to help people in personal and professional activities. These software agents are subroutines, or small programs, which may be part of a responsive 'Internet Operating System' that serves humanity, or possibly even destroy it. Programs may become responsible for doing some of the basic thinking that we get stuck routinely doing today. Additionally, it may be responsible for storing a percentage of our memories as well. The Web has already become something we rely on for memory, and that reliance will only grow. We'd rather look something up on Google two or three times instead of trying to remember it initially. And eventually, we'll come to rely on the Web for memories and immediate information so that it will seem like we are missing a part of our own brain when not "jacked in" to the Net, to borrow a phrase from science fiction writer William Gibson. The Net will be such a part of our existence that we may even feel profound separation and isolation when not connected. The Evolution of the Web Display Of course we're not going to jump from flat screen LCD monitors of today to displays that exist only "in our minds". Three dimensional displays may be the bridge. There is a device in existence today called a Heliodisplay(TM) that produces holograms which exist in three dimensions and are created with photographic projection using advanced laser technology. It's possible that all displays will employ this technology in the future. The gaming industry ceaselessly works at making their artificial gaming experiences more realistic and is a powerful driving force in computer display technology. The Web of our future will first be truly device independent where each piece of equipment is a different window that peers into the same global Web. From handheld devices not unlike the Star Trek Communicators, to cell phones, televisions, automobile dashboards, embedded refrigerator displays and MP3 players, all will be portals into the same World Wide Web. And of course everything will be connected. Instead of applications running on individual personal computers and devices, applications will operate on the Net and be accessible to anyone, creating a loose Internet Operating System. Ultimately, the Web of our future will most likely abandon standard two dimensional and even three dimensional displays and instead be projected right onto our corneas, skipping the middle man, so to speak. FutureWeb is Closer Than We Think Already demonstrated in the lab is the ability to cause a computer to react to thought alone. Duke University neuroscientist Miguel Nicolelis works in the field of BMI (brain-machine interface). In an experiment involving a monkey, a computer and a monitor, Nicolelis and his team successfully caused the monkey to communicate with and control a robotic arm through its brain's neural signals alone. The monkey's brain activity and signals were first monitored with numerous electrodes inside its scalp while it manipulated a joystick. The scientists taught the monkey to move the joystick with its arms to accomplish movement on the monitor. Nicolelis' team then took the joystick away, but continued everything else the same way. Since the monkey's brain was hooked up to the computer, each time it had the thought of moving its arms, the desired affect actually happened anyway on the monitor, triggered by the monkey's thoughts alone. In fact, the monkey was even able to control an artificial arm over the Web 600 miles away in the same manner.

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    The Public Option

    Thursday, October 29, 2009, 1:10 PM [General]

    Video: The Truth About The Public Option Posted October 28th, 2009 at 2.20pm in Health Care. Over the course of the health care debate, the bloggers at Verum Serum have done a true service to the cause of honesty in public discourse by posting video after video of liberal politicians and intellectuals all admitting that, despite his claims otherwise, President Barack Obama’s public option is designed to be a Trojan Horse for government-run single payer health care. You can watch VS’s most popular video here. The leftist publication American Prospect corroborated the story here. Now that the public option is enjoying an apparent comeback, Verum Serum has posted a new video highlighting the public option double-speak on the part of the White House and other ObamaCare proponents. Watch:

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    For He truly cares for you

    Wednesday, October 28, 2009, 9:24 AM [General]

    Three Hundred and Sixty Five reasons:  

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    Thinking about the opportunities given..

    Tuesday, October 27, 2009, 10:38 AM [General]

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