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Latest Satellite Sea Surface Temperature for North Atlantic - Loop Current - Gulf Stream ~ link
True Believer Album by Jeff DeVillez (iTunes) ~ link ~ also see this ~ link ~ Also see: Songs from Jeff DeVillez ~ link
War on Iran & Syria: What They Are NOT Telling Us ~ link
North Korea’s military Monday threatened “special actions” soon to turn parts of the South Korean capital to ashes, accusing Seoul’s conservative government of defaming its leadership. The North has for months been criticizing the South’s President Lee Myung-Bak in extreme terms and threatening “sacred war” over perceived insults. There have been no incidents but the language has become increasingly vitriolic. Some analysts said they believe a military provocation is likely.
US Navy looks to escalate presence in Pacific ~ link ~ Fresh off of China’s warning of a “confrontation” in the South China Sea, the US Navy is once again talking about increasing its presence across the Pacific Ocean, saying that it is a key strategic goal of the Obama Administration.
US Pacific Command head Admiral Samuel Locklear discussed the “back to the Pacific” mission in considerable detail, insisting it is a priority “for the long run” and that North Korea’s failed satellite launch was a key reason.
The USA is stockpiling a huge cache of weapons in Israel ~ link ~ This has been going on for a long time and is mostly a giant scam. The weapons are valued at a fraction of their true costs. They are said to be "stored" in Israel for American needs but may be used in emergencies by Israel. It is just another way to funnel truly massive amounts of American taxpayer money and arms to tiny Israel without disclosing the true amounts to the public. This happens because Israeli front organizations bribe and blackmail those in Congress and the Courts and the Administration. Stirling
UN monitors bring lull to contested Syrian cities ~ link ~ Relative calm continued in Syria today, as the ceasefire managed to survive another weekend with a significantly lower death toll than there was during the past few weeks of fighting.
Holy Holoboax - My Government Wouldn't Lie To Me ~ link ~ Read this one.
This is how the Swiss are making the Oil Embargo 'No Big Deal' for Iran ~ link ~ An interesting read. Stirling
Muslim mob burns Catholic church in Sudan capital ~ link ~ A Muslim mob has set ablaze a Catholic church frequented by Southern Sudanese in the capital Khartoum, witnesses and media reports said on Sunday.
The numbers speak for themselves. The contingent assets are trumpeted from the plains of Heaven. The contingent liabilities are lame mutes living in the “sounds of silence.” The proffered songs could not be more distinct.