AVE MARIA - by Helene Fischer - video ~ link
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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
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Syrian 'rebels' kill 23 Syrian soldiers - Reject peace talks ~ link ~ One more strong indication that we remain on the Road to Armageddon/WWIII. Stirling
US sides with Israel's nukes over Iran's lack thereof ~ link ~ The last President who opposed Israel's nuclear program was John F. Kennedy and that is one of the reasons he was murdered in the Coup of 1963. Stirling
Russia warns Kosovo against training Syrian fighters ~ link ~ That’s not sitting well at all with Russia though, with Ambassador Vitaly Churkin warning of “disturbing information” that Kosovo has been establishing growing ties with the fighters, and cautioning that it could make Kosovo a “destabilizing factor” across the region.
Ron Paul pulls out of remaining primaries - Will continue to fight for delegates ~ link ~ He cannot win in primary elections that use corrupt computer voting and vote counting. Where he has strength, in obtaining delegates, is where he will continue to fight, however even here the outright stealing of votes is outragious. The crooks have ruined American democracy to the point that good men cannot will fairly. Stirling
They are shrinking faster that at any time during the 2008-2009 crisis, and faster than in Spain right now, according to Simon Ward at Henderson Global Investors.
Unprecedented financial crisis is lurking on the horizon ~ link ~ Also see ~ link
Known as NDM-1, or New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamase-1, these genes basically hitch a ride on mobile DNA loops known as plasmids, and latch themselves onto various bacteria whenever and wherever they find an opportunity. The end result of this parasite-like invasion into bacteria is that even largely innocuous microbes can become extremely virulent and fully able to outsmart even the strongest antibiotic drugs available.
"Things as common as strep throat or a child's scratched knee could once again kill," said Margaret Chan, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) at a recent meeting in Copenhagen, Denmark, about the phenomenon. "Hip replacements, organ transplants, cancer chemotherapy and care of preterm infants would become far more difficult or even too dangerous to undertake."