Tuesday, March 17, 2015
St. Pat's Day Kisses...
Happy St. Patrick's Day, March-rainbow magical Big Cat Beauties... warm and sunny today, and yes, the tame prairie is starting to 'wear the green'... the daffodils are blooming... the Kougaress adores their cheery yellow faces... 'course, there's all sorts of yard work that needs to get done... if only this Big Cat had time... she can only get bits and pieces done, she's so busy otherwise.
Enjoy the 'wearin' of the green', darling kittens. Kiss a leprechaun for luck, and remember, this Big Cat loves ya!
Authoress news and mews ~
The Kougar penned Volcano's Weekly Angelic Forecast... which is posted at Kougar Kisses below, and at these two sites ~ sirenbookstrand.blogspot.com & ~ titlemagic.blogspot.com ~
Featured at SHAPESHIFTER SEDUCTIONS ~
Keep 'Em Flying
by Pat Cunningham
“Gil, slow down.” Chloe alternated between laughter and panting for breath while Gil tugged her by the hand to the Talbot’s Peak town square. “What’s so important that you’d drag us away from our children?”
“You need a break,” Gil said. “This is a special occasion. It only happens once a year, and then only if weather’s permitting. You missed last year’s. This …” He pointed out the sun and the blue sky nearly empty of clouds. “Is perfect.”
“Does this have something to do with St. Patrick’s Day?”
“Of course,” Gil said. “This is Talbot’s Peak.”
YEAH, AND COMPUTERS WORK SO WELL... NO THANKS, GIVE THIS BIG CAT THE STEERING WHEEL 'NEWS' ~
An Autonomous Car Is Going Cross-Country for the First Time
Wired News - On March 22, an autonomous car will set out from the Golden Gate Bridge toward New York for a 3,500-mile drive that, if all goes according to plan, will push robo-cars much closer to reality. Audi’s taken its self-driving car from Silicon Valley to Las Vegas, Google’s racked up more than 700,000 autonomous miles, and Volvo’s preparing to put regular people in its robot-controlled vehicles.
WILL THIS REALLY WORK??? 'NEWS' ~
Yahoo sees 'end to end' email encryption by year-end
Rob Lever - Yahoo said Sunday it plans to introduce "end to end encryption" for email this year to boost privacy protection for users concerned about snooping from governments or hackers… The new security feature aims to allow non-technical people to use encryption with the click of a button after an initial setup of a few minutes. A test or beta version of the encryption software is being released for developers, and it is expected to be rolled out to users in the coming months.
Big Cat by-the-numbers ~
12:34 am... 1:23 am... 10:10 am... 10:23 am... 11:22 am... 11:44 am... 12:12 pm... 1:23 pm... 2:22 pm... 2:34 pm... 3:21 pm... 5:55 pm... 9:33 pm... 11:44 am... 11:55 am... 12:12 pm... 1:11 pm... 1:23 pm... 2:22 pm... 4:44 pm... 8:44 pm... 11:11 pm...11:33 pm... 12:12 am... 12:34 am... craziness ensues worldwide...
the kougaress bites back headlines
***OR, THE TURDS HIT A GINORMOUS BANK OF TURBINE-ENGINE FANS***
THIS IS WHAT THE BLM IS GOOD FOR, MAKING MONEY OFF FRACKING THAT RUINS THE SACRED LAND 'NEWS' ~
Fracking will ruin sacred, preserved sites in the ‘American cradle of civilization’ - lawsuit
RT - A Navajo advocacy group has asked a federal judge to halt hydraulic fracking permits in the San Juan Basin of New Mexico, claiming that drilling threatens a historic UNESCO heritage site considered sacred by Navajo, Hopi and Pueblo peoples. Diné Citizens Against Ruining Our Environment and three other groups have sued the US Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and US Department of Interior, calling on a federal judge to vacate the 130 fracking permits issued by the BLM and enjoin fracking activity in the Mancos Shale of the San Juan Basin until the BLM adheres to the National Environmental Policy Act and the National Historic Preservation Act, according to Courthouse News.
YEAH, SURE, TURN OFF THE WATER BUT MAKE PEOPLE PAY FOR THEIR OWN DESTRUCTION... WHY IS ANYONE PUTTING UP WITH THIS??? 'NEWS' ~
Bankrupt Detroit Still Paying For Fluoride – Even During Water Shut Down
Blacklisted News - As evidence and studies continue to mount against public water fluoridation, cities that continue to do so risk individual legal action for damages and human rights violations for force-medicating. In Detroit, after becoming the largest American city to file for bankruptcy, there is a move to quickly begin water shutoffs to “protect the city’s budget.” Yet there is still money to be found by the city to purchase hydrofluorosilicic acid (fluoride) from private companies to add to the water supply. In fact, it’s mandated by Detroit city ordinance
THE DANGERS OF THE BLACK OIL AGE 'NEWS' ~
1.5 Million Pennsylvanians Live Within Half-Mile Evacuation Zone of Rail Lines Carrying Volatile Crude Oil
AllGov - So many trains carrying crude oil from North Dakota pass through Pennsylvania that an estimated 1.5 million residents live in evacuation zones near rail lines. The 1.5 million Pennsylvanians represent 11.5% of the state population. In addition, 550 K-12 schools, 37 hospitals and 61 nursing homes are in evacuation zones, according to PublicSource reporters Natasha Khan and Alexandra Kanik. The issue of oil shipments and the risk of explosion from derailments were raised again when a train carrying toxic Bakken oil went up in flames in neighboring West Virginia on February 16.
UKRAINIAN FLASHPOINT... BAITING THE RUSSIAN BEAR 'NEWS' ~
Putin in film on Crimea: US masterminds behind Ukraine coup, helped train radicals
RT - The Ukrainian armed coup was organized from Washington, Russian President Vladimir Putin stated in an interview for a new documentary aired Sunday. The Americans tried to hide behind the Europeans, but Moscow saw through the trick, he added.
Russia to provide $13.75mn as part of first IMF loan for Ukraine – finance minister
RT - Russia will participate in financing the first tranche of IMF aid to Ukraine in the amount of $13.75 million; the Bank of Russia will deliver the payment on March 13, said Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov.
YEP, THE CIA'S JIHADI ARMY 'NEWS' ~
US Accuses Iraqi Military Of War Crimes, Continues To Support ISIS
Brandon Turbeville - With the recent and largely successful battle for Tikrit conducted by the Iraqi security forces combating Western-backed ISIS fighters who have controlled the city for some time, Iraq has once again forced itself into the brief headlines of international media. Yet the subsequent claims of war crimes committed by these security forces have also found their way into the public discussion, most notably in the West.
YEP, ANOTHER FAKE OUT 'NEWS' ~
Ancient statues destroyed by ISIS fake, real ones safe
RT - The ancient statues that Islamic State militants smashed in Mosul on camera last month have been proved to be exact replicas of precious artifacts of Iraqi heritage. The real masterpieces of antiquity are said to be in Baghdad. “They were copies. The originals are all here,” Baghdad’s museum director told Germany’s Deutsche Welle… However, Mosul’s exiled governor Atheel Nuafi, said that, while many of destroyed items were not originals, but there were real ones demolished afterward.
THIS IS ABOUT RUINING VENEZUELA 'CAUSE THEY DARE TO TRY TO GO ON A GOLD STANDARD 'NEWS' ~
Venezuela conducts military exercises, claiming US threat
(AP) - Soldiers rolled out shoulder-fired missiles, fighter planes and armored trucks Saturday for the first of 10 days of military exercises that the president of socialist-governed Venezuela says are needed to protect against a looming threat from the U.S. As nearly 100,000 members of the armed forces began conducting exercises across the country, Venezuela's government got support from South American nations, which criticized the U.S. for the way it imposed sanctions on Venezuelan leaders.
LOOKS LIKE UKRAINE-RUSSIA WON THIS GAMBIT 'NEWS' ~
'Innocent mistake': UK’s nuclear weapons web data routed through Ukraine
RT - Sensitive data from around 170 major companies, including the UK’s Atomic Weapons Establishment and Lockheed Martin, might have be compromised after British Telecom web traffic was accidentally rerouted through Ukraine. The hijacking of the companies took place over a 90-minute period Thursday, while many British Telecom customers experienced diverted traffic for five days, starting from Saturday, Dyn, Internet performance company, said in a report.
DISGUSTING TYRANNY IN UK 'NEWS' ~
UK: Police condemned for using stop and search powers on 300 children aged under five
Daily Mail - Nearly 300 children under the age of five have been stopped and searched by police over the last five years, it has emerged. Officers across the UK have been condemned for using their powers to stop and search toddlers on suspicion of a host of offences including drug or knife crime, possession of weapons and terrorism.... Police can stop and search children under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984, which states that there is no requirement for an adult to be present during the search of under-10s.
BATTLING THE POLICE STATE IN CANADA 'NEWS' ~
'Freedom in jeopardy': Thousands rally across Canada against new anti-terror law
RT - Thousands of demonstrators have united across Canada to take action against proposed anti-terrorism legislation known as Bill C-51, which would expand the powers of police and the nation’s spy agency, especially when it comes to detaining terror suspects.
EBOLA, THE SHEER IDIOCY CONTINUES 'NEWS' ~
Americans Evacuated From Sierra Leone After Possible Ebola Contact
NY Times - The first of a group of 10 American aid workers who may have come into contact with the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone were evacuated on Saturday, American government and aid officials said. They will be the largest group of Americans to have returned home over fears of exposure to the virus since an outbreak in three West African countries was declared last year.
NOTHING LIKE TORTURE TWENTY-FOUR SEVEN 'NEWS' ~
Pentagon denies UN investigator chance to interview Guantánamo detainees
The Guardian - Shortly after the Pentagon took a battery of pro-Guantánamo US senators for a tour of its infamous detention center, it confirmed that it will deny the United Nations’ torture investigator interviews with Guantánamo Bay detainees. Juan Méndez, the UN’s special rapporteur on preventing torture, “has been invited to visit Guantánamo; however, he will not be permitted to interview detainees”,Army Lieutenant Colonel Myles Caggins, the Pentagon’s detentions spokesman, told the Guardian.
WHY CAN'T WE JUST LEAVE OTHER COUNTRIES, OTHER PEOPLE ALONE??? 'NEWS' ~
VIDEO: Ron Paul's Texas Straight Talk 3/16/15: Iran Fighting ISIS – Is it Really a Problem?
Ron Paul - As Iran continues to take an active role in helping Iraq fight ISIS, many US neocons are upset that the US military is not over there on the ground doing the fighting. They want Americans believe that only another US invasion of Iraq – and of Syria as well – can defeat ISIS. But what is wrong with the countries of the region getting together and deciding to cooperate on a common problem?
THERE IS JUST NO EXCUSE FOR THIS COP BRUTALITY 'NEWS' ~
Cop Shoots 8th Grade Child With Taser Gun for “Being Disruptive”
Filming Cops - The Powhatan Sheriff’s Department claims that it started when the student was “disruptive” in the cafeteria. The student was then taken to the assistant principal’s office, where, they claim, the “disruptive” behavior continued. An armed police officer stepped in and decided to try to place the student in handcuffs, but the student reacted by trying to flee, according to reports. That’s when the officer pointed his Taser gun at the student and shot him as the student was running away from the officer. The Sheriff’s Department claims that the child “attacked” the officer while the officer was trying to restrain his wrists, and the child was then charged with “felony assault on an officer.”
Parents Outraged After Cop Charges 11-Yr-Old Child With “Possession” for Having a Leaf that “Looked Like” Marijuana, Kicked Out of School for a Year
Filming Cops - In another example of the glaring absurdity that is the “War on Drugs,” a cop has charged a 6th grade child with “possession” for having a leaf that merely looked like marijuana. The parents of the boy state that he now suffers from panic attacks and depression, and is seeing a psychiatrist, after the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office engaged in what many agree was malicious prosecution against the young boy.
THROW ALL OF THEM IN JAIL AND PROSECUTE THEM TO THE NTH DEGREE 'NEWS' ~
Clintons Furious At Obama After Valerie Jarrett Linked To Email Leak
Zero Hedge - For those who follow the endless soap opera of domestic politics, the biggest story of the weekend, if so far unsubstantiated, is the Post's report that the person behind Hillary Clinton's shocking e-mail story leak, is none other than Obama's personal advisor, Valeire Jarrett. "Obama senior adviser Valerie Jarrett leaked to the press details of Hillary Clinton’s use of a private e-mail address during her time as secretary of state."
THE U.N. IS CALLING THE KETTLE BLACK ... HOWEVER, THIS IS OUTRAGEOUSLY DISGUSTING 'NEWS' ~
UN Rips US For Being Only Nation To Sentence Kids To Life in Prison
John Vibes - “The vast majority of states have taken note of the international human rights requirements regarding life imprisonment of children without the possibility of release,” Juan Méndez of the United Nations said in a report published this week. “Life sentences or sentences of an extreme length have a disproportionate impact on children and cause physical and psychological harm that amounts to cruel, inhuman or degrading punishment,” the report states.
UGLY ERA OF ELITISM, ALRIGHT 'NEWS' ~
Are Proposed Forced Vaccination Laws Comparable to Eugenics Forced Sterilization Laws in the U.S.?
Health Impact News - Constitutional attorney Jonthan Emord has written an excellent commentary about current legislative efforts to remove vaccine exemptions, and increase forced vaccinations against people's wills. Emord writes: "The current rush to revoke laws allowing conscientious dissent from compulsory vaccination, including encumbering or revoking grounds based on religious or medical grounds, are a return to a very ugly era of elitism, one of gross intrusion into rights of personal autonomy and liberty that left us only a few decades ago."
GARDENING 'NEWS' ~
Pallets make great garden planters - Here's how to make sure they aren't leaching toxic chemicals
(NaturalNews) Currently, one of the most popular gardening trends are small vertical gardens, typically made possible using recycled wooden pallets. While an excellent, resourceful idea, it's very important to verify your pallet's background before planting flowers, herbs, succulents and other plants into it.
GOOD FOR YOU 'NEWS' ~
Make Your Own: 10 Herbal Tea Blends You Can Grow in Your Garden
Natural Society - From a sustainability standpoint, herbs are one of the easiest plants to produce. Many of the herbs we grow are perennials and will produce for many years. Drying herbs is a great way to save money and use for cooking or to enjoy for aromatherapy needs. That said, we haven’t completely put these perennials to their full potential.
A tasty way to help prevent cardiovascular disease, cancer, and dementia
(NaturalNews) Up until a few decades ago, blueberries didn't have the superfood status they rightfully claim now. As a matter of fact, they were considered lacking in nutrition. Since then, serious testing and analysis have proven blueberries are truly tasty, medicinal foods.
WATCH: Time Lapse of Cannabis Eating Cancer Cells
Natural Blaze - [...] The SETH Group that showed compounds in cannabis can stop the growth of human glioblastoma multiforma (GBM) brain cancer cells. The SETH Group says "No chemotherapy can match this nontoxic anti-cancer action." Even last year in 2012 a pair of scientists at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco found THC stops metastasis in many kinds of aggressive cancer.
NOT GOOD FOR YOU 'NEWS' ~
24,000 Chemicals may be Tainting Your Bottled Water
Natural Society - German researchers have discovered endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) in water bottles that could adversely affect development and reproduction. In fact, there are 24,520 suspect chemicals found to be present in 18 different water bottle brands that could be wreaking your health.
"I would rather be exposed to the inconveniencies attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it. " -Thomas Jefferson (1791)
"All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing." - Edmund Burke
"It's easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled." Mark Twain
"Only a fool fights in a burning house." Klingon saying.
'A standing military force, with an overgrown Executive will not long be safe companions to liberty.'—James Madison
JFK... to paraphrase... Washington D.C. has the best of both worlds. Northern hospitality. And southern efficiency.
The most powerful weapon is the human soul on fire.
~ Have a lovely magical month of March ~
~ MAY YOU ALWAYS HAVE ENOUGH ~
And, May you live the dreams of your heart, not in interesting times...
March-rainbow magical kisses from the Kougar...