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D-40 'Q: Start, you a Martyr? (a) Into Pain? Uh, CULTIVATING Love and Sacrfice.' SL

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Michele Bachmann's Church Says the Pope Is the Antichrist​itics/archive/2011/07/michele-​bachmanns-church-says-the-pope​-is-the-antichrist/241909/
The Iowa front-runner for the GOP nomination was a longstanding member of a strict Lutheran synod with controversial views of Catholicism

Two-thirds of Obama campaign cash from small donors​/2011/07/16/us-usa-campaign-ob​ama-cash-idUSTRE76E71520110716
CHICAGO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Nearly two-thirds of the $86 million cash haul raised by President Barack Obama for his re-election effort in recent months came from small donations of under $200 or less,

POL POT REVISITED - Climate Science Denier threatens Scientist​2011/07/15/271037/climate-deni​er-brandishes-noose-to-scienti​st-at-climate-conference/?utm_​source=feedburner&utm_medium=e​mail&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+clim​ateprogress%2FlCrX+%28Climate+​Progress%29
I reported last month that Australian climate scientists have been facing death threats and cyberbullying. Sadly, the video makes clear that this now extends to visiting scientists. Climate change has hit Australia harder than almost anywhere else, first with the decade long Big Dry and then the on

THE POWER OF EVIL - THE POWER OF EVIL - ICE FREE ARCTIC by 2030​2011/07/16/266463/arctic-ice-a​t-record-low-nsidc-director-se​rreze-ice-free-summer-by-2030-​downward-spiral/?utm_source=fe​edburner&utm_medium=email&utm_​campaign=Feed%3A+climateprogre​ss%2FlCrX+%28Climate+Progress%​29
Ice extent (from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, 2011 in red). We’re at a record low Arctic sea ice extent and volume: The area of the Arctic ocean at least 15% covered in ice is … lower than the previous record low set in 2007 – according to satellite monitoring by the US National Snow [...

Two-thirds of Obama campaign cash from small donors​/2011/07/16/us-usa-campaign-ob​ama-cash-idUSTRE76E71520110716
CHICAGO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Nearly two-thirds of the $86 million cash haul raised by President Barack Obama for his re-election effort in recent months came from small donations of under $200 or less,​james-zogby/america-in-trouble​-in-the_b_900649.html America in Trouble in the Middle East: Obama Understands, But GOP Gloats A few months back I had a quick exchange with President Obama about the U.S. standing in the Arab World. When I mentioned that we would be conducting a poll to assess Arab attitudes two years after his Cairo speech, he responded that he expected that the ratings would be quite low and would remain l​james-zogby/america-in-trouble​-in-the_b_900649.html
A few months back I had a quick exchange with President Obama about the U.S. standing in the Arab World. When I mentioned that we would be conducting a poll to assess Arab attitudes two years after his Cairo speech, he responded that he expected that the ratings would be quite low and would remain l

D-40 'All else is Insanity - FOOL for Extreme Brotherhood (Christ)' SL


Decline of Large Predators is Serious Threat To Ecosystem: Study​s/181154/20110715/ecosystem-la​rge-predators-poaching-apex-co​nsumers-food-chain-trophic-cas​cades-science.htm
Poaching of "apex consumers" has dramatic effects on animals and humans alike

$$$mageddon on your Kids with 2'/Decade Sea Level Rise - SPIEGEL ONLINE - N...​ional/world/0,1518,774706,00.h​tml
The United Nations' forecast of how quickly global sea levels will rise this century is vital in determining how much money might be needed to combat the phenomenon. But predictions by researchers vary wildly, and the attempt to find consensus has become fractious.

Repug House Votes to sell your Future for Pieces of Gold - Save Traditional Light Bulbs​2011-07-15/house-votes-to-save​-traditional-light-bulbs.html
The U.S. House approved a provision to save for a year the 100-watt incandescent light bulb, which has become a pear-shaped symbol of personal freedom to some Republicans.

"Pray for Rain," 'Destroy the Science' - Another blast of heat to hit U.S.​/2011/07/14/us-weather-idUSTRE​76D78Q20110714
CHICAGO (Reuters) - A massive heat wave is expected to develop over much of the central and eastern United States beginning on Friday with heat index values that could reach 115 degrees.The big story

Israel Fires on Two Americans off Gaza Coast - Salem-News.Com​cles/july152011/gaza-attack-tk​.php
Two Americans are among those rescued after Israeli naval forces attacked unarmed Palestinian boats for the second consecutive day. Israel's attacks on unarmed fishing crews who are hard pressed to earn a living, are on the rise......

Heavy coastal erosion in 2009-2010 winter linked to climate change - San Jose Mercury News


Arabs, Jews to march for Palestine​es/0,7340,L-4095741,00.html
News: Activists to march along line that divided Jerusalem in 1967; 'Rally to mark future border,' organizer says

Shot soldier's explosives search dog died of broken heart -​op-stories/2011/07/14/shot-sol​dier-s-explosives-search-dog-d​ied-of-broken-heart-115875-232​69339/
A SOLDIER’S devoted search dog died from a broken heart just hours after his owner was killed by Taliban, an inquest heard yesterday.

Life-cycle study: Accounting for total harm from coal would add “close to 17.8¢/kWh of electricity.​2011/02/16/207534/life-cycle-s​tudy-coal-harvard-epstein-heal​th/
In a groundbreaking article to be released this month in the Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, Dr. Paul Epstein, associate director of the Center for Health and the Global Environment at Harvard Medical School, details the economic, health and environmental costs associated with each stage

13,000 deaths each year from U.S. coal plants - Clean Air Task Force (CATF)

13,000 deaths each year from U.S. coal plants​ms/power_plants/existing/

Harvard stunner: “Realistic” first-generation CCS costs a whopping $150 per ton of CO2 — 20 cents pe​2009/07/22/204404/harvard-stun​ner-realistic-first-generation​-ccs-carbon-capture-storage-co​sts/
Harvard’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs has published a blockbuster study, “Realistic Costs of Carbon Capture.” The paper concludes that First-of-a-Kind (FOAK) carbon capture and storage plants are going to be much more expensive than most people realize: 1. The costs of carbo

In West Bank, settler violence seen on the rise​k-settler-violence-seen-rise-1​33023476.html
Read 'In West Bank, settler violence seen on the rise' on Yahoo! News. HUWARA, West Bank (Reuters) - Scorched hillsides and charred olive groves near Nablus pinpoint the latest acts of arson by hardline Jewish settlers against Palestinians who say they are ever more the victims of such attacks in th

Gallup:US is Too Stupid to Save; Majority Of Americans Still Oppose Raising Debt Ceiling : It's All

US is Too Stupid to Save​lpolitics/2011/07/13/137823877​/gallup-majority-of-americans-​against-raising-debt-ceiling
It may say more about the state of economic education than anything else but a majority of Americans remain opposed raising the federal debt ceiling according to a new G allup poll. And that's despite dire warnings by experts that a default by the U.S. government could be calamitous. It would lik

Anti-Christ: Irish child abuse report attacks Vatican and powerful bishop


Administration Grossly Underestimated Carbon Cost, Says Study​011/07/14/14climatewire-admini​stration-grossly-underestimate​d-carbon-69396.html
The social cost of carbon, the economic value of avoiding the negative consequences of climate change, could be close to $900...

5 Palestinians injured, 2 missing as Israel attacks southern Gaza​lestine/gaza-strip/9617-5-pale​stinians-injured-as-israel-att​acks-southern-gaza.html
Palestine news israel news Gaza war siege hamas food hunger Fatih middle east uk news us news fun films fashion breaking news crossing Egypt West Bank Settlements attacks Israel Palestinian refugees refugee camps UN UNRWA sports football economy views articles

A Palestinian youth was injured when a group of Israeli settlers ambushed a Palestinian car​ws/news.php?article=20493
IMEMC & Agencies: Palestinian medical sources reported Wednesday that a Palestinian youth was injured when a group of Israeli settlers ambushed a Palestinian car, near the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and hurled stones at them from a close range while threatening to shoot them dead. The wounde

McCaskill: McConnell 'lost his mind' - Reid J. Epstein​tories/0711/58965.html
She vents her frustration with the Republican approach on the debt ceiling.

Mother holding baby dives from carjacked car - Crime Scene - The Washington Post​blogs/crime-scene/post/mother-​holding-baby-dives-from-carjac​ked-car/2011/07/14/gIQAJEXrDI_​blog.html
The mother’s escape came after the suspect sideswiped a police cruiser in the stolen car and led officers on a chase at more than 100 mph, police said.

A Conversation With Eco-Outlaw Diane Wilson | Truthout​rsation-eco-outlaw-diane-wilso​n/1309531677
Renegade activist and Texas shrimper Diane Wilson was arrested in London on April 14, 2011, while protesting outside BP's annual meeting. Wilson, who successfully fought Formosa Plastics to keep them from dumping toxins in the bay near her home and chained herself to an oxide tower to protest Dow Ch

Clean-tech is paying off for workers, report says​e/20110714/LIVING08/107140384/​Clean-tech-paying-off-workers-​report-says
SAN FRANCISCO -- The green jobs movement is putting more greenbacks in workers' pockets. Clean-tech jobs offered median wages 20 percent higher than other occupations across the United States in 2010, according to a report released Wednesday.

Economists Find Gross Underestimates in Federal Projection of Climate Damage: Scientific American


Indiana Dunes vulnerable to climate change, report says - Post-Tribune​ews/6495812-418/indiana-dunes-​vulnerable-to-climate-change-r​eport-says.html
Beach erosion, sweltering summer temperatures and fierce storms are well-known occurrences at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. But according to a new report on Great Lakes national parks climate change, these events will intensify over the next 100 years, along with loss of plant species and

Obama ends meeting after GOP proposes short-term debt-ceiling fix

God bless this man Obama; and NOT the 'good' US citizens that STAND for, uh, NOTHING. EVER.
President Obama abruptly left debt negotiations with congressional leaders Wednesday after a top Republican said there was no longer time to engage in the large-scale deficit reduction discussions the White House seeks as part of a vote to raise the nation’s debt ceiling.

Israel Approves Illegal, Imoral, Vicious Jerusalem Museum Project Despite Muslim Objections​/news/middle-east/israel-and-p​alestinians/Israel-Approves-Je​rusalem-Museum-Project-Despite​-Muslim-Objections-125499758.h​tml
The Israeli government said it has given final approval to the construction of a museum over part of an ancient graveyard in Jerusalem. The project was delayed for years by objections from local Muslims.

Global Warming: The arid Southwest's 10 great climate deniers​al_warming/?story=%2Fnews%2Ffe​ature%2F2011%2F07%2F13%2Fclima​te_deniers_drought
As consensus mounts, and their states confront torrid heat, these politicians maintain global warming is a hoax

'Fiercely Avoid doing the work of others - a Peace Maker's SACRED DUTY.' SL


D-43 'I'm DEEEEP tired friends, like the time windsurfing killed me, almost' SL

French Ship Flotilla's "Dignity" to Gaza; Spanish mission Hunger Strike - IPS ipsnew​p?idnews=56455
The French vessel Dignité-Al Karama is the only boat from the Freedom Flotilla II actually sailing for Gaza in an attempt to break the Israeli blockade imposed in 2006. At the same time, six Spanish members of the humanitarian aid mission went on hunger strike in the Greek capital.

Climate change hurting national parks near Great Lakes, report says


I DON'T VOUCH FOR THIS VID PER SE, OR AGAINST. BUT THE CONCEPT IS 100% ON. WHAT A SUCCESS! LOOK AT THE GROWTH! And now Civilization itself is being Consumed by this Cancer, our Religion of Selfishness. A few seconds only remain on the clock, as God is my witness.
The Century of the Self is a British television documentary film that focuses its attention on Sigmund Freud's family, especially his daughter and nephew, ...

AWSOME!!! How One Mom Made a Difference to the Health of Utah Kids

— Cherise Udell, founder of Utah Moms for Clean Air in a cross-post. In the winter of 2006-2007, I was utterly disgusted by our local air quality in Salt Lake City, which too often tasted like metal and smelled like gunpowder. On red alert days, I felt as if I was locking my young daughters [...]

Cleantech Jobs Reach 2.7 Million: The “Clean Economy” Starts Delivering on Its Promise of High-Wage​2011/07/13/267390/cleantech-jo​bs-2-7-million-clean-economy-h​igh-wage-brookings/?utm_source​=feedburner&utm_medium=email&u​tm_campaign=Feed%3A+climatepro​gress%2FlCrX+%28Climate+Progre​ss%29
Numerous reports have shown solid growth in the "clean economy" over the years. But what we're seeing now is that the clean economy is just, well, a normal part of the overall economy — albeit one with higher wages and more value-added. Growth in jobs, wages, and GDP has been too slow, for sure, but


The Generals vs. Netanyahu​dr-guy-ziv/the-generals-vs-net​anyahu_b_896544.html
The growing calls from the Israeli security community for a return to peace talks with the Palestinian leadership on the basis of the 1967 borders highlight the discrepancy between Netanyahu's policies and Israel's strategic needs.

Netanyahu is turning Israel into Iran​dition/opinion/netanyahu-is-tu​rning-israel-into-iran-1.37295​7
Now violence is being privatized. In typical Netanyahu fashion, individuals on the radical right are given the push, the encouragement and the authority to take the

Netanyahu staring in Orwell's 1984: Boycott law reflects democracy in Israel

ISRAEL 1984:​plomacy-defense/netanyahu-boyc​ott-law-reflects-democracy-in-​israel-1.373058
In a heated Knesset debate, prime minister defends controversial law which bans calls for boycotts on Israel; opposition head Livni: You are leading the country into an abyss.

Israelis detain Sylvia Hale, ex-NSW MP activist​u/national-affairs/israelis-de​tain-sylvia-hale-ex-nsw-mp-act​ivist/story-fn59niix-122609415​9212
A FORMER Greens MP arrested while trying to enter Israel said she was prepared to remain in jail to highlight the "unacceptable situation" in the West Bank as she prepared for a court battle to fight deportation.

Palestinian man dies after being shot by Israeli soldiers in West Bank​RLD/meast/07/13/mideast.violen​ce/
Israeli soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian man in the West Bank town of Nablus early Wednesday, after an explosive device was thrown at them, Israel Defense Forces and Palestinian medical services said.

Banned from Israel, for life | Radio Netherlands Worldwide​le/banned-israel-life
Israel sent over 100 activists home this week. They came to Tel Aviv as part of the Flytilla, a symbolic demonstration of solidarity by European and US activists after the Gaza Freedom Flotilla ships ...


Canadian government to oppose Palestinian bid for statehood​ndex.php?context=va&aid=25604
Montreal, July 12, 2011 -- According to CBC and the Toronto Star, a spokesman for Canada's Foreign Affairs Minister has indicated that Canada will oppose the Palestinian Authority's bid for statehood. The bid is expected to be voted on at the UN in September. Spokesman Chris Day said, "the only solu

Climate Change Drives Disease in Crucial Seaweed Species, Study Finds​/2011/07/12/idUS11398675182011​0712
New research links the spread of disease in a type of seaweed that is critical for marine life to global warming By Katherine Bagley, SolveClimate News Rising ocean temperatures due to global warming have

D-44 'BE the change. Accountability IS the path - Personal, Specific, of the Heart.' SL

Medal of Honor Goes to Afghan Vet Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Arthur Petry
President Barack Obama is awarding the Medal of Honor to an Afghanistan war veteran, Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Arthur Petry, for courageous actions during combat ...

Dutch Labour Party councillor arrested in Israel | Radio Netherlands Worldwide​tin/pvda-councillor-arrested-i​srael
Dutch Labour Party councillor Gadiza Bouazani was taken into custody by Israeli police who thought she was one of the Gaza Freedom Flotilla activists aboard the same plane to Tel Aviv. The Utrecht Pvd...

Israel expands its borders into Europe​ndepth/features/2011/07/201171​2891421784.html
Recent clampdowns on Palestinian solidarity activists underscore Israel's ability to outsource its security operations.