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One nation, on drugs, with surveillance and paranoia for all
(Borrowed from Nicole Phillips's Facebook Page)

I just love finding things like this: Home made airconditioner. I tried it and it works less than I would have thought.
Here's another alternative source of energy just waiting to happen: Algae to Crude
Another alternative, renewable energy source: Mad Scientist Christmas Tree with Brussel sprouts as batteries.

Here's a link to an interesting development in alternative energy distribution. The comments are thought provoking as to the challenges faced by change: Business Week article.

In the State of Washington the citizens voted to legalize marijuana usage, through the Initiative 502. Which makes it legal for adults 21 and over to possess up to an ounce of marijuana. The new law will take effect December 6th, 2012. Here is a link to the official Seattle Guide to the law: MarijWhatNow.

Check out this link that verifies my concerns about truth and what's possible in the future: Natural Gas

Here is a link my daughter sent me.

Here is an article that relates to my Dad's rants and my anger over crude oil and energy prices: LA Times Energy: Jimmy Carter

A Poem I like...

THE MAN WHO THINKS HE CAN
by Waler D. Wintle

IF YOU THINK YOU ARE BEATEN, YOU ARE
IF YOU THINK YOU DARE NOT, YOU DONíT
IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO WIN BUT YOU THINK
YOU CANíT ITíS ALMOST A CINCH YOU WONíT
IF YOU THINK YOUíLL LOSE ,YOUíRE LOST
FOR OUT IN THE WORLD WE FIND,
SUCCESS BEGINS WITH A FELLOWíS WILL,
ITS ALL IN THE STATE OF MIND
IF YOU THINK YOUR OUTCLASSED, YOU ARE
YOUíVE GOT TO THINK HIGH TO RISE
YOUíVE GOT TO BE SURE OF YOURSELF
BEFORE YOU CAN EVER WIN A PRIZE.

LIFEíS BATTLES DONíT ALWAYS GO TO THE
STRONGER OR THE FASTER MAN,
BUT SOONER OR LATER, THE MAN WHO WINS
IS THE MAN WHO THINKS HE CAN.
I heard a leading Senate Republican saying that he opposes the next stimulus package and that "they" are throwing around numbers like it is paper. I'm wondering if this same Senator objected at all to the TRILLIONS that their President spent, money from nowhere, that bankrupted this country? I don't think so!!! They sat back and voted for their President as he spent a budget SURPLUS and created the biggest budget deficit EVER. Did I say ever, I meant EVER. Republicans suck. They voted for every program Bush wanted and now they are justifying blocking help to real people. Do they love their corporate buddies more then we the people, YES. I say through the bums out. They are hiding behind wanting tax cuts and bullshit excuses. Notice that the Republicans have no other strategy other then to be negative. Let's get this country going again, you Republicans followed a MORON like George W. Bush, well now we have a really smart guy as President, why not listen and follow, you idiots!

More proof that there are alternatives and there are smart people out there making it happen: Hybrid Electric Technology exists, there is something better then what Detroit is offering!!! AFS Trinity website in the Seattle area.

Barack Obama WINS and wins convincingly !
Now is the time for Change.

The Blue Wave means good things for people. Higher low end wages, relief for senior citizens and balance in the force.
Link to the News Story about my son Jordan http://www.klewtv.com/news/25528419.html

August 1st 2007. Piece of Cake Painting is born. November 1st Licensed, Bonded and Insured. Painter on the loose, beware!

Grocery shopping has jumped to over $120 per week. Gas prices going up. India puts a flag on the moon, unmanned probe.

I knew it was possible:
SINGAPORE -- Physicists in Singapore have succeeded in creating the first paper battery that generates electricity from urine. This new battery will be the perfect power source for cheap, disposable healthcare test-kits for diseases such as diabetes. Led by Dr Ki Bang Lee, a research team at Singapore's Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) have developed a paper battery that is small, cheap to fabricate, and which ingeniously uses the fluid being tested (urine) as the power source for the device doing the testing. The battery unit is made from a layer of paper that is steeped in copper chloride (CuCl) and sandwiched between strips of magnesium and copper. This "sandwich" is then held in place by being laminated, which involves passing the battery unit between a pair of transparent plastic films through a heating roller at 120ļC. To activate the battery, a drop of urine is added and soaks through the sandwiched filter paper. The chemicals dissolve and react to produce electricity. The magnesium layer acts as the anode, losing its electrons. And the copper chloride acts as the cathode, mopping up the electrons. The final product has dimensions of 60 mm x 30 mm, and a thickness of just 1 mm (a little bit smaller than a credit card). Using 0.2 ml of urine, they generated a voltage of around 1.5 V with a corresponding maximum power of 1.5 mW. They also found that the battery performances (such as voltage, power or duration) may be designed or adjusted by changing the geometry or materials used. The battery is currently suited for use with disposable devices - it is not yet ready to power laptops or iPods.


A change in the weather. A change in time. I really had to laugh when I heard this rhyme. Thanks for stopping by.

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