Archive for January, 2011

Invisible tanks and soldiers?

Monday, January 24th, 2011

How long have we got before some bright spark forgets where he left his tank and can’t find it?

Then again, if criminals ever obtain the technology then surveillance cameras would never pick up trespassers, prowlers, stalkers, robbers etc. and terrorist attacks will become considerably easier to carry out.

Maybe this is one Genie they should have left in the bottle…..

Jeff G.

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Insurance ‘navy’ forming to deal with piracy problem

Monday, January 24th, 2011

A coalition of shipping companies, trade unions and welfare organisations yesterday sought to increase the pressure on governments and international bodies to provide more military cover and secure an agreement which allows pirates to be captured and prosecuted.

Currently nearly all suspected pirates captured off the Somali coast are simply stripped of their weapons and allowed to return to port.”

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The Tucson tragedy and its poisonous fallout

Sunday, January 23rd, 2011

This useful background article by The Washington Times is probably all I will post on this issue.

I have no wish to further spread the deplorable rhetoric being put out in such profusion by the American Left and Right. And no, I’m not a fan of Sheriff Clarence Dupnik, who in my opinion went a long way towards helping to start it.

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Burqas and crime

Sunday, January 23rd, 2011

“TD Bank has emerged as a destination of choice for those criminals preferring the anonymity afforded by extreme Islamic attire.

“…criminals concealed by the strictest Islamic garb present a growing threat. IW urges readers to contact their own banks and ask what is being done to counter it.” 

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Virginia to coin own money?

Saturday, January 22nd, 2011

An interesting insight into ways the individual States might deal with a breakdown of the Federal Reserve. Also being considered in some quarters is the idea that the States establish their own banks, to issue funds to finance State expenditures.

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Israel Lobby -v- America

Saturday, January 22nd, 2011

“What is necessary for success in the peace process is always assumed to equal political failure at home.

On the other hand, political success at home (which entails letting the Zionist lobby set the criteria for what is possible) equals continued failure of the peace process.”

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The supremacy of ‘gay rights’ over Christian belief

Saturday, January 22nd, 2011

“The ruling by a judge in Bristol sealed the supremacy of gay rights over Christian belief under the Sexual Orientation Regulations pushed through by Tony Blair four years ago.

“The laws… have had the knock-on effect of requiring Christians who run small concerns to set their principles and beliefs aside if they wish to stay in business.

“The two men deny suggestions that their booking was a set-up on behalf of gay rights group Stonewall, which had previously written to the hotel owners about their rules.

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G-20: Police arrogance beyond belief

Friday, January 21st, 2011

“This ain’t Canada right now… There is no civil rights here in this area…”   -York Region Police Sergeant Mark Charlebois

(See video in original article, link below)

Some police officers seem to greatly misunderstand their function in society… JG

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Mammoths and other extinct species to be re-born?

Friday, January 21st, 2011

OMNI Magazine ran an article some 25 years ago in which the idea was put forth that extinct creatures could be re-created via the insertion of DNA into the embryos of still-living relatives.

Now, it seems that what was then little more than a dream could soon become reality.

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China’s military leaps forward to catch up with US

Friday, January 21st, 2011

Daily Times (Pakistan)

Sebastien Blanc: January 16th, 2011.

China is sending a strong message to the US and countries in the region that China’s military modernisation is unstoppable, and China is determined to become this region’s dominant actor.

By quietly building up its stash of high-tech weaponry, China is threatening US military supremacy in the Pacific, worrying its neighbours and contributing to a renewed arms race in Asia, analysts say.

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