Oh Beautiful…. For Spacious Skies….

August 20, 2014 at 9:20 PM (childcare and child protection, cultural acknowledgment, current news, historic review, human life issues, legal issues, political atmosphere, public debate, social opinion, web gossip)


America The Beautiful!  The news does not stop!  I suppose that is a good thing.  After all, we do want to keep life going, with all things up and running.  It would be our point to decide at what levels to which the particular issues at hand are running:  up or down; fast or slow; left or right; back and forth; yadda-yadda…

Earlier, I half-ass watched this jack-ass, Texas Governor Rick Perry, as he got his mug shot taken after his indictment, while some woman talks about him making Texas the laughing stock of the nation!  My question would be, why did not you consider that when you voted for him the first damned time?  Surely you heard the rest of the nation laughing then?!?!

Perry plead not guilty to the felony charges against him for public corruption.  Yet, he is to turn himself into authorities in Austin, Texas for booking (ha-ha…), where he will be fingerprinted, and his hideous mug shot will be taken!  Yet, he still plans to run for President!  HA!  Anyhow… 

I look at more relevant news, seeing where these insanely murderous militants of ISIS are at their villainously wicked antics!  It was earlier when a video was posted on YouTube, showing where the terrorist organization had United States citizen and journalist James Foley as their captive.  During the video, Foley is shown on his knees, beside someone who is wearing all-black clothing.  He is made to read a statement that says, “the real killer is America”!  Soon thereafter, Foley’s head is cut off of his body!  RUTHLESS!

ISIS is in NO WAY meant to be portrayed as anything more than a despicably disgusting collection of criminals and crap!  As these people come out of Iraq and Syria, they group into this terrorist assemblage which acts in attempts to shut down and to destroy anything that contradicts their strict and harsh beliefs of Islam, likely as displayed through the mannerisms of their leadership.  They work through ruthless actions of terror that include capturing their enemies, then torturing them, executing them, and even beheading some of them!

It seems to be something of a slippery line.  I often hear several people questioning, “why are we over there anyway”, or “why do we care what is happening in Iraq”?  Well, first of all, it is a greater problem than initially realized.  What happens over there will affect The U.S., does affect The U.S., at various levels.  There is a major oil supply under Iraq.  Surely, everyone realizes the need to have practically liberal access to oil.  Iraq has a major arsenal supply!

Additionally, those NUCLEAR weapons do not need to be out of place, out of hand, and wound up in a position to be targeted at us, or anyone else, for that matter!  The purpose of The United States and our allies is to be able to retrieve that arsenal supply, getting it to a safe and possibly secret location!  I recognize that nuclear weapons can not be just outright destroyed, yet I do believe that it is in the best interest of the planet to attempt beginning something where these weapons can be placed somewhere that they can begin to degrade securely, and without interruption from anyone attempting to get hold of them for ulterior, underhanded purposes.

Something must be done, and something must be done NOW!  This kind of shit can NOT continue!  To have our OWN countrymen BEHEADED before our own eyes by outright terrorists who are practically laughing and shaking their dicks in our faces?!?!  ARE YOU KIDDING?!?!

President Obama is threatening to send additional troops into Iraq.  He publicly labeled ISIS as “a cancer threatening the entire region”, in reference to the terrorist group’s Middle East status.  Along with The President’s announcements, France, Germany, and Italy all have stated that they will assist, at some levels, in the efforts to subdue ISIS.

Furthermore, Attorney General Eric Holder has arrived in Ferguson, Missouri to investigate the shooting and cold-blooded killing of unarmed Michael Brown by area police officers allegedly responding to riot calls.  The tensions remain high in this mid-U.S. city, though it is relatively calm, considering the past few days.  School is preparing to start, and the area communities are highly uncertain about the security of their children!

 

SEE THESE SITES!!!

http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/…iraq/2006-06-26-iraq-poll_x.htm
http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/…rick-perry-indicted-by-grand-jury
http://www.cnn.com/2014/08/20/politics/rick-perry-travel/index.html 
http://www.nytimes.com/…/isis-james-foley-syria-execution.html
http://www.counterpunch.org/2014/07/16/isis-in-Syria
http://www.policestateusa.com/2014/ferguson-missouri-riots
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2014_Ferguson,_MO_riots

 

Certainly, She is BEAUTIFUL!

 

 

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A Brief Thought of Politics Right Now….

August 20, 2014 at 6:42 PM (curious research, current news, historic review, human life issues, legal issues, political atmosphere, public debate, social opinion, web gossip)


I am half-ass watching this jack-ass, Texas Governor Rick Perry, as he gets his mug shot taken after his indictment, while some woman talks about him making Texas the laughing stock of the nation!  My question would be, why did not you consider that when you voted for him the first damned time?  Surely you heard the rest of the nation laughing then?!?!  Anyhow…

I look at more relevant news, seeing where these insanely murderous militants of I.S.I.S. are at their villainously wicked antics!  It was earlier when a video was posted on YouTube, showing where the terrorist organization had United States citizen and journalist James Foley as their captive.  During the video, Foley is shown on his knees, beside someone who is wearing all-black clothing.  He is made to read a statement that says, “the real killer is America”!  Soon thereafter, Foley’s head is cut off of his body!  RUTHLESS!

I.S.I.S. is in NO WAY meant to be portrayed as anything more than a despicably disgusting collection of criminals and crap.  Currently stationed in Iraq and Syria, this terrorist assemblage is working in attempts to shut down and to destroy anything that contradicts their strict and harsh beliefs of Islam, likely as displayed through the mannerisms of their leadership.  They work through ruthless actions of terror that include capturing their enemies, then torturing them, executing them, and even beheading some of them!

It seems to be something of a slippery line.  I often hear several people questioning, “why are we over there anyway”, or “why do we care what is happening in Iraq”.  Well, first of all, it is a greater problem than initially realized.  What happens over there will affect The U.S., does affect The U.S., at various levels.  There is a major oil supply under Iraq.  Surely, everyone realizes the need to have practically liberal access to oil.  Iraq has a major arsenal supply.  Those weapons do not need to be out of place, out of hand, and wound up in a position to be targeted at us, or anyone else, for that matter!  With the combination of their mass amounts of oil, and their excess military stock, Iraq is NOT someplace to be taken lightly!

I do not know.  This conversation can go on, will go on for a long time.  Pointing fingers at President Obama is not really useful, I do not think, as he did not put our troops into this position.  I would blast W, yet I do recognize that something needed to be done with Saddam Hussein.  However, I do not think that we needed to be engaged in a decades-long battle royal in The Middle East!  I did think, always have thought that it has been about our desire to have a greater access/control of the mass oil supply at that area of the world.  Having allies over enemies makes it easier to get to this much needed substance.  I DO think that Mr. Obama should be making greater efforts to bring our troops HOME FROM THE MIDDLE EAST before his term ends in 2016!

Alright.  That was my evening brain fart.  Iraq and related issues will be on the news for weeks, months to come.  This crap with Rick Perry is highlighting local Texas televisions now, with possible clips catching national attention.  If there is comedy enough in it to last for him to actually lead into some level of trial time, that would be certainly great, at least for the comedy of it!  I would like to find out which other states have had such blatant buffoons as their elected leaders?  Now, what does that say about the state?

animated usa flag

 

SEE THESE SITES!!!

 

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/rick-perry-to-turn-himself-in

http://rt.com/usa/181500-rick-perry-mugshot-indictment-booked

http://www.nytimes.com/…isis-james-foley-syria-execution.html

http://www.usatoday.com/story/…/19/syria-isis…beheaded/14306021

http://www.aol.com/…/20/video…beheading-of-us-journali/20949490

http://www.businessinsider.com/james-foley-2014-8

http://www.cnn.com/2014/08/19/world/meast/isis-james-foley/index.html

http:/sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2014/06/12/texas

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Fantastic & Futuristic Fun Films For Friday!

August 10, 2013 at 3:28 AM (climate studies, comic book characters, current news, historic review, human life issues, legal issues, medical concerns, movie reviews, political atmosphere, public debate, science and technology, social opinion, web gossip)


I had been anticipating this evening’s features for a few weeks!  I was glad to have gotten to the local theater, so that I could enjoy each film thoroughly!  Whereas one was a continuation of an adventure story that is capturing the attention of action-seeking audiences, the second film forecast a future Earth where all is not set on equal terms for every person.

The excitement began with Percy Jackson:  Sea of Monsters!  The film is prefaced by letting the audience know that sometimes, the gods would have children with mortals, called half-bloods.  One of them is Percy (Logan Lerman), son of Poseidon, who found himself in competition to become the next champion of the demigod children.  Percy’s best friends are Clarisse (Leven Rambin) and Luke (Jake Abel).  They attend the Camp Half-Blood For Demi-God Children together.

At this camp, Camp Half-Blood, Percy meets his half-brother Tyson (Douglas Smith), who is a Cyclops.  Also, the camp is eyed, then raided by Luke (Jake Abel), who is the son of Hermes.  Luke has a vendetta against the gods, and he means to annihilate Mount Olympus!  He has gone out of the way to poison a magic tree that protects the camp, now leaving it free to attack.

However, Percy’s friend Annabeth (Alexandra Daddario) has learned that The Golden Fleece can heal the tree.  The god Dionysus (Stanley Tucci) acquires this knowledge, and he sends two students, Tyson and Grover, to get hold of the fleece.  Annabeth and Percy accompany them.

The Oracle gives a prophecy that one of the three major gods will battle Luke.  Percy, with one of his friends, will either have to save Mount Olympus, or will have to eliminate it altogether.  Percy and his allies go to seek Luke, yet they are trapped by The Manticore.  The friends escape, yet they are caught and swallowed by The Charybdis, where they reunite with Clarisse.

The group escapes, managing to reach an amusement park.  There, they set Grover free, and they get hold of The Golden Fleece.   However, Luke arrives, stating that he means to use The Golden Fleece to awaken the god Kronos!  Luke then tries to murder Percy with an arrow, yet Tyson positions himself between the shot, taking the arrow instead.  Tyson winds up being brought back to life with water, as Kronos swallows Grover and Luke!

Percy is able to use his sword to attack and to reduce Kronos.  Then,  The Manticore ends up being killed by Clarisse and Grover.  It nearly killed Annabeth, but Percy used The Golden Fleece to bring her back to life!  Afterward, the friends return to Camp Half-Blood to use The Golden Fleece to bring the dying camp tree back to life!

Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters

Our second film was the anticipated Elysium!  By reaching the year 2154, there is a definite and deadly distinction between the haves and the have-nots!  All of those who have the luxuries of wealth, security, and personal satisfactions live within the Earth-orbiting space station called Elysium.  All else whom are impoverished, uneducated, and diseased live on Earth!

Jodie Foster stars as Delacourt, a ruthless leader of an Earth-orbiting luxury station called Elysium.  There, humans live in safety and security, with no fears or burdens.  All others remain on the planetary surface, dealing with the hardships of poverty, illness, warfare, and the darker sides od humanity.

Max (Matt Damon) works for Armadyne Corporation, which built Elysium.  It is during this work where he is exposed to lethal substances.  These toxic chemicals create a deadly condition within him, giving him only five days to live!  If Max wants to find a cure, he must leave Earth’s surface to reach Elysium!

His quest for assistance takes him to seek a man called Spider (Wagner Moura).  This man has helped Max before, so Max trusts him.  Spider assisted Max with sneaking into Elysium, and getting the medical supplies necessary to treat his chemical exposure.  Once inside the station, Max was able to get biogenetic technology to enhance himself, becoming stronger, as he got wiser to what was happening with Delacourt’s actions.  Yet, Delacourt learned of Max’s actions, and she sends scouts through L.A. to find him.

Spider got all of the details that he could use to give all of the Elysium residents on Earth.  Max does not help with singling out only Elysium citizens.  He deals with Kruger to get him to change Spider’s methods of operation.

While returning to Elysium, a fight occurs.  Kruger is shot.  All passengers are returned to Delacourt.  She reprimands Kruger for encouraging the shot, and he stabs her!  Delacourt dies!  Kruger proceeds to raid Elysium, seeking Max, while chasing Spider as well!

Kruger encounters Max, and a fight ensues!   The fight seems brief, and Max kills Kruger!  Max then gets into the main computer room, logging onto Elysium’s main drive.  Max starts the main systems, accessing all of the major population links, where he is able make all people legal citizens of Elysium.   As the computer does this, Max dies.

Elysium Poster.jpg

As always, several great movies are coming!  I am looking forward to films that include Baggage Claim, Closed CircuitThe Counselor, Ender’s Game, Getaway, Jobs, Last Vegas, Prisoners, Rush, and Thor:  The Dark World!  Movies, movies, movies!

…..and wha’s your motivation????

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On the Way Out, Cassini Captures More Cosmic Curiosities of Saturn!

July 29, 2013 at 6:16 PM (astronomy topics, curious research, current news, extraterrestrial studies, historic review, science and technology, web gossip)


I really get somewhat upset when journalists and semi-scientists post information about so-called “other Earths” having been located in other places throughout the galaxy.  That is not the exact truth.  No other world has yet to be located that is anything akin to our Earth.  Water has NOT been found anywhere else outside of Earth.  Life has NOT been found anywhere else outside of Earth.  As these are the main things that classify Earth as Earth, classifying anything else as such is erroneous!

Anyhow.  An article from Yahoo/Reuters gives details about a recent information release from a N.A.S.A. space probe.  Apparently, this particular probe has been on it’s voyage for some time, and it has passed a distance of 900 million miles beyond Saturn.  The probe was able to reverse it’s positioning in order to photograph images of the solar system behind it.  One captivating picture was that of Planet Earth, in the distance!

Scientists working with The Jet Propulsion Laboratory at Pasadena, California are constantly reviewing and studying information that is received from satellites about what is occurring within outer space.  Recent researches are recognizing that our beloved Earth is little more than a dot among countless dots in the night sky, as depicted by Cassini.  The actual image of Earth and her moon take up no more than the space of one pixel!

Renowned scientific researcher Carolyn Porco has stated that the imaging of Earth from this distant vantage “underscores our coming of age as planetary explorers”.  Dr. Porco has directed the Cassini imaging program with The Space Science Institute at Boulder, Colorado.  It is, perhaps, that the images of Cassini from Saturn are giving humanity the necessary boost of enthusiasm for further reviews and attempts at exploring our solar system.  Certainly the magnificence of the images by the Cassini probe are undeniable, and they surely can be taken as catalysts for the next steps in human advancement toward a truly space-faring society.

The reverse images made by Cassini are supposed to have been a rare occurrence!  Space probes within the distant reaches of the solar system do not aim backward, so that their instruments are not damaged by rays from The Sun.  However, Cassini was able to turn around for it’s picturing of Saturn because of the gargantuan gas giant temporarily blocking our star’s powerful beams from the probe’s line of sight.

SEE THESE SITES!!!

http://new.yahoo.com/smaller-paler-earth-unveiled-nasa-photo-003621145.html

http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2013/0723/Cassini-Saturn-photo-A-view-of-Earth-from-900-million-miles-away

http://news.yahoo.com/…cassini…picture-saturn-144133480.html

http://www.nasa.gov/…/2013/jun/HQ_13–187_Cassini_Earth_Photo.html

http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?release=2011-326

http://www.spaceref.com/news/views.html?pid=44425

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Recognizing and Reviving The Great Barrier Reef!

July 21, 2013 at 8:49 PM (animal activism, climate studies, curious research, current news, environmental issues, historic review, human life issues, political atmosphere, public debate, social opinion, terrestrial studies, web gossip)


It is like we just are not getting the general message.  Planet Earth is NOT ours to do with in any manner that we please!  It may seem that way, to the buffoons that do not know any better, yet the consequences will rebound!  It might not be right now, yet our grandchildren, or perhaps their grandchildren, will have to suffer through what we are creating.

One of the latest incidences of human insanity is what occurred off of the Australian coast last week.  The United States Marines and Navy were having joint military training exercises in conjunction with military forces from Australia.  It was a training event held every two years, called Talisman Saber.  This exercise combines a total of 28,000 troops from Australia and The U.S. for a three-week combat training program.

At some point during the training last week, two U.S. AV-8B Harrier fighter jets were launched from The U.S.S. Bonhomme Richard to participate in fighter exercises.  Both jets fired nullified bombs, including one laser-guided explosive, into the waters off of Australia’s northwestern coast.  The bombs did not explode, and they were said to have been dropped into the ocean waters over 164 feet away from The Great Barrier Reef, as so “to minimalize possible damage”.

Well, there is outrage to this action!  Any damage, minimal, or otherwise, is outrageous!  Albeit we are the self-proclaimed dominant species of Earth (no one else has yet to challenge us…), we must recognize that designation comes with the responsibility of maintaining and protecting this planet.  Something so precious and pristine as The Great Barrier Reef needs to be nurtured regularly, I stumble to say even fortified.  We can NOT continue to disregard it blithely, as if it will be there forever, littering within it, destroying it’s plant and animal life, ruining it’s surrounding waters, and just generally shitting upon it with broad smiles! NO, damn it!

Senator Larissa Waters of Australia’s Green Party, has spoken on the recent dumping at The Great Barrier Reef.  Senator Waters has called the dumping outrageous, as she asked The Australian Broadcasting Corporation, “have we gone completely mad”?  The Australian politician stands firmly against forces of other nations dropping bombs into the waters off of her nation’s coasts, especially in the face of destroying wildlife.

It almost seems as if the message is not getting out.  Every other day, there is a new message about something new that is happening harmful to some portion of our planet.   Not enough people care because nothing is happening to cut us in our faces actually and directly for us to take notice, then to take meaningful action!  When it is too late, it will be too late, yet we can do more to save things before it reaches that fateful point!

SEE THESE SITES!!!

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-202_162-57594730/u.s-drops-bombs-on-australias-great-barrier-reef-marine-park/

http://www.cnn.com/2013/07/21/world/asia/australia-reef-u-s-bombs/index.html?eref=rss_mostpopular

http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Latest-News-Wires/2013/0721/US-Navy-drops-four-unarmed-bombs-on-Great-Barrier-Reef

http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/places/parks-and-nature-places/oceans/oceans-barrier-reef/

http://greatbarrierreef.org

http://www.wwf.org.au/…/priority_ocean_places/great_barrier_reef

http://www.getup.org.au/…/great-barrier-reef/save-the-reef

http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2044585,00.html

http://www.savethereef.net.au

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If Such A Thing Was Possible…..

June 29, 2013 at 2:33 AM (curious research, historic review, human life issues, legal issues, movie reviews, political atmosphere, public debate, social opinion, web gossip)


Movie day returned, with only one selection this week.  We chose to view White House Down, as the action trailers made the film seem appealing!  Plus, having Jamie Foxx and Channing Tatum in the film was not bad, either!

The movie starts with John Cale (Channing Tatum) getting to The White House to interview for the position of Secret Service Agent.  Cale has his toddler daughter with him, as he encounters Secret Service Agent Carol Finnerty (Maggie Gyllenhaal).  She is a former classmate of Cale’s, who believes him to be immature, and incapable of handling a job as demanding as that of one that protects The President of The United States!

Cale does interview for the position, yet he is denied the job. As he is exiting with his daughter, Cale notices that people are starting to run wildly within the building, then gunfire is heard!  No one notices a man dressed as a janitor walking to the center of The U.S. Capitol, as he drops a bomb, and it explodes!

Speaker of The House Eli Ralpherson (Richard Jenkins) was taken to an underground location, and Vice-President Alvin Hammond (Michael Murphy) was put aboard Air Force One.  As The White House itself was supposed to be secured, terrorists have invaded the most secured grounds on the planet.  The White House has fallen!

As the main building is filled with terrorists, Cale’s daughter, Emily (Joey King) gets away to hide.  She has a cell phone with her, and she wisely begins to video-record what she is seeing.  Yet, the terrorists learn of Emily’s presence, as they make motions to get hold of the young girl.  They then tell Cale to surrender, or they will kill Emily!

Now hyped to save his daughter, Cale makes actions to combat the terrorists.  He plans on how to get into the secured areas of The White House to rescue President Sawyer (Jamie Foxx).  Once with The President, both Cale and Sawyer plan to figure out what is happening, and how to rectify the situation in order to save the nation!

There are a few twists toward the end, with some unexpected moments!  Yet, this actually was a decent film.  Some of the of the lines were a bit cheesy, yet I suppose that was to come with the particular turf.  The film was good, for what it could give the audience!

White House Down (2013) Poster

 

I am jumping really ahead with potential postings for things I saw like Independence Day 2 and Transformers 4WOW!!!  Yet, on a more immediate note, trailers for fabulous films on the way include Blue Jasmine, The Conjuring, Despicable Me 2, Girl Most Likely, Fruitvale Station, Grown Ups 2, Let Me Explain, The Lone Ranger, Pacific Rim, R.I.P.D., Red 2, Turbo, The Wolverine, and 2 GunsMovies, movies, movies!!!

Can U Keep Up???

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Meteorite Smacked The Moon and Made Fire!

May 20, 2013 at 7:29 PM (astronomy topics, curious research, current news, extraterrestrial studies, historic review, science and technology, web gossip)


I am not sure that many people were aware, but The Moon was smacked, recently!  It was this past March when our natural satellite was hit by a speeding meteroid.  No signifcant damage was done, yet there was an explosion that created a flare which lasted long enough for scientists to study the scene.

Last Friday, N.A.S.A. went ahead and released a report about what happened.  It was March 17 when observers with our national space program reported seeing an explosion on the lunar surface.  A meteoroid which was reported to be less than one meter wide and weighing roughly forty kilograms struck The Moon at a racing rate of 56,000 miles per hour!  Experts with N.A.S.A. stated that the impact shimmered with a glare equivalent to a 4th magnitude star!

Impacts from space debris and meteorites are common, as these objects are flying through space all of the time.  Earth and The Moon indeed are pelted by these objects, regularly.  It is that, while Earth can eliminate the vast majority of them by dissolving them by the strength of a powerful atmosphere, The Moon has no such protective cover to keep objects from striking it’s surface.  It is due to this fact that any objects hurtling through space and reaching The Moon will impact it, and will leave a resulting scar.

The impact of the meteroid indeed created an explosion, despite the lack of oxygen necessary to produce fire!  Scientists with N.A.S.A. reported that a flash of light from the impact came from the glow of the molten rock at the instant of the impact.  At that very moment, there was the energy and the heat needed to produce the moment of fire, though surely it did not last long!

moon explosion

SEE THESE SITES!!!

http://www.cnn.com/2013/05/18/tech/moon-explosion/index.html?hpt=hp_t3

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/18/moon-explosion-meteorite-crash-lunar-surface-nasa_n_3294710.html

http://o.canada.com/2013/05/18/a-meteor-hit-the-moon-and-created-a-giant-explosion/   

http://www.itwire.com/science-news/space/59908-biggest-meteor-hits-moon

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2326526/Telescope-catches-moment-40kg-rock-hits-moon-creates-giant-ball-light-seen-Earth.html?ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490

http://nineplanets.org/meteorites.html

 

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Rest In Peace, Malcolm Shabazz

May 11, 2013 at 8:14 PM (childcare and child protection, current news, historic review, human life issues, legal issues, public debate, social opinion, web gossip)


All eyes pause for a moment to pay homage to the loss of Malcolm Shabazz.  At 29 years old, he was the grandson of Malcolm X.  It was last night, May 10, 2013, when Shabazz was robbed in Mexico City bar by thieves.  They were not successful in taking Shabazz’s items, so they attacked him, and they proceeded with beating him, violently.

Further information stated that attacks continued against Shabazz because he would not pay a bill demanded of him by the bar’s owner.  The owner wanted $1,200 from Shabazz, yet a fight began as Shabazz tried to leave.  Local labor activist Martin Suarez was at the scene also, and he rescued Shabazz, callling ambulances.

The medics reached the bar to rescue Shabazz at nearly 3:30 a.m..  Medics and police got hold of Shabazz, as this bar was located in a rough area of Mexico City near Plaza Garibaldi, and infamous for mariachis.  From that location, medics attempted to transport him to Balbuena General Hospital.  However, his injuries were too severe, as Shabazz died on the way there because of the serious injuries.

His family gave statements, saying that Malcolm Shabazz “offered kindness, encouragement, and hope for a better tomorrow”.  Additionally, former Georgia Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney stated that she “was saddened, stunned, shocked, to read about the murder of young Malcolm”.  Congresswoman McKinney was a mentor to Shabazz while he had accompanied her to Libya for an educational excursion.

Malcolm Shabazz was unable to escape turmoil of his life.  He was born 1984 to mother Qubilah Shabazz, one of the six daughters of Malcolm X.  Malcolm Shabazz had been arrested several times during his youth in New York, even having served a four-year prison sentence.  This sentencing was a result of being charged for setting the Yonkers, New York fire during 1997 that ultimately killed his grandmother, Betty Shabazz.  Malcolm was found guilty of second-degree arson, along with second-degree manslaughter, which lead to his being sentenced to eighteen months service in a state juvenile facility.

Several people, including Senator Ruth Hassell-Thompson, felt that it was difficult for Malcolm Shabazz to live up to the name of his reknowned grandfather, Malcolm X.  He was alleged to have had many encounters with F.B.I. counter-terrorism officials. who were surveilling him, consistently.  F.B.I. officials are not commenting currently on Shabazz’s death.

Dawud Walid, Executive Director of The Michigan Chapter of The Council on American-Islamic Relations, is somewhat skeptical in regards to what has happened to Malcolm Shabazz.  Walid felt that Malcolm Shabazz was in the midst of a struggle between his past and an attempt at getting himself together.  “He was a very young and rising activist”, Walid stated.  He believed that Shabazz was a great influence upon many Muslims across The United States.

FILE - In July 29, 1999 file photo, Malcolm Shabazz, the grandson of political activist Malcolm X, leaves Family Court in Yonkers, N.Y., after a detention hearing. In 1997, Shabazz, then 12, set a fire at the Yonkers home of his grandmother, Betty Shabazz, Malcolm Xís widow. She died from severe burns. U.S. officials say Shabazz was killed Thursday, May 10, 2013 in Mexico City. (AP Photo/Stephen Chernin, File)

 

SEE THESE SITES!!!

http://www.wpbf.com/…of-Malcolm-X-killed-in-Mexico/…/index.html

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/05/10/malcolm-shabazz-killed-mexico/2149391/

http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/malcolm_grandson_killed_report_tvjWFcDLmveVhPPA8vXUBJ?utm_medium=rss&utm_content=Local

http://news.yahoo.com/grandson-malcolm-x-dies-mexico-bar-clash-200723630.html

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-22489315

http://newsone.com/2444676/malcolm-shabazz-dead

http://www.thenation.com/blog/174293/…cruel-death-malcolm-shabazz

 

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Storm On Saturn Slams Expectations!

May 6, 2013 at 8:40 PM (astronomy topics, curious research, current news, extraterrestrial studies, historic review, late night studies, science and technology, web gossip)


We were thinking that the cyclonic storms here on Earth were monstrous!  HA, laughs Saturn!  You bitches ain’t seen nothin’ yet!  (Alright, there was not that level of raucous and rude outburst…).  The gazes into the goings on of the activities beyond our world are becoming more and more exciting, and our satellite imagings are capturing more spectacular scenes at every shot!

The assistance of The Cassini Space Probe continues to prove beneficial, as it is delivering more and more awe-inspiring images of Saturn.  After having been deployed from Earth in October of 1997, Cassini arrived at our solar system’s sixth world during 2004.  It actually is a dual space probe called Cassini-Huygens, which was used to study Saturn, along with it’s largest moon, Titan.

Upon reaching Saturn, Cassini has taken amazing photos of activities occurring within the atmosphere of Saturn.  The recent spectacle is the sight of a gigantic storm that is swirling at the northern polar region of the planet.  This hurricane-like feature is estimated to be 1,250 miles in diameter, with winds at it’s outer regions reaching speeds up to 330 miles per hour!  Imagine something like that during our hurricane season!

The images taken by Cassini show a deep-reddish, swirling shape.  It is encircled by green loops, which give the red area the depiction of the storm’s eye.  This eye area is estimated to be roughly 1,250 miles wide!  Amazingly, during 2006, the Cassini space probe captured images of an even larger cyclonic vortex within Saturn’s atmosphere!

SEE THESE SITES!!!

http://www.engadget.com/2013/04/29/…nasa-cassini-saturn-hurricane

http://beforeitsnews.com/science-and-technology/2013/04/visualized-space-hurricane-nasas-cassini-records-super-cyclone-on-saturn-video-2581200.html

http://www.usatoday.com/…/2013/04/29/saturn-storn-rose/212749

http://science.nasa.gov/…/2013/29apr_saturnhurricane

http://www.cbc.ca/…/story/2013/04/30/science-huge-hurricane.html

http://www.latimes.com/news/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-hurricane-saturn-north-pole-video-20130429,0,3119924.story

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Kepler Keeps A Look-Out For Life!

April 18, 2013 at 11:43 PM (astronomy topics, curious research, current news, extraterrestrial studies, historic review, late night studies, science and technology, web gossip) (, , , )


It usually is an exciting thing for science semi-geeks like myself to catch some of the latest postings about recent discoveries, especially when they concern astronomy!  A current clip probably delivers details of information that has been presented previously, yet now is making it into the realm of general reading.  I am reading it as I am typing (yes… multi-talent….), and I am seeing where N.A.S.A. scientists have been working with The Kepler Space Telescope, recently.  Their efforts have resulted in the location of three extrasolar planets that have the possibilities for habitability!

The Kepler Telescope has had it’s powerful lenses aimed in the direction of Kepler-62.  This star is is located within our Milky Way Galaxy, specifically within Lyra Constellation.  This is one of the 88 major constellations that are detailed by The International Astronomical Union.  The star Kepler-62 is attracting specific attention because it has three worlds orbiting it which have the potentials to be habitable!

Current observations of Kepler-62 are revealing that the star hosts at least five worlds.  Three of these planets are specifically interesting because they seem to orbit within the habitable zone of their parent star.  Kepler-62e and Kepler-62f are the planets of this system that have been receiving the most review.  It is Kepler-62f which ig attracting additional attention because it seems to be the planet within this system that has the greatest potential to be a life-harboring world!  It is well-within the habitable zone of Kepler-62, and it has a possibility to hold liquid water.  Additionally, Kepler 69-c has been identified within this orbital area, yet it may reside slightly outside of the habitable zone of the Kepler-62 solar system.

It is Kepler-62f which is believed to be roughly forty percent as large as Earth.  N.A.S.A. Ames Research Center Principal Scientific Investigator William Borucki has stated that Kepler-62f may be a rocky world that could have polar ice caps!  Yet, it is less massive and less aquatic than Earth.

The star itself is a K-type main-sequence star.  This can be called an orange dwarf, also.  It is similar to nearby stars within our Milky Way Galaxy that include Epsilon Eridani and Tau Ceti.  These types of stars are cooler than The Sun, which is a G-type main-sequence star.

The Kepler Space Telescope has been working tirelessly since it’s 2009 launch into Earth orbit.  Since that time, this celestial observer has located over one-hundred extrasolar planets!  Kepler is an intregal part of the N.A.S.A. objective to locate a world beyond our solar system that is capable of hosting life, possibly even life as we understand it, and, with the greatest of fingers crossed, sentient life!

SEE THESE SITES!!!

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/kepler-telescope-spots-two-planets-in-life-friendly-orbit/2013/04/18/3702721a-a86c-11e2-a8e2-5b98cb59187f_story.html?wprss=rss_national

http://www.space.com/15160-alien-planet-kepler-mission-2016.html

http://www.space.com/13834-images-kepler-alien-planets.html

http://www.latimes.com/news/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-kepler-discovery-live-stream-20130417,0,1118452.story

http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?release=2013-137

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/…/04/…kepler-water_n_3111448.html

http://www.cnn.com/2013/04/18/us/planet-discovery

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