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Someone’s Actually Saying It: “UK’s Disastrous Wind Power Policy the Result of Deluded “Green Blob” Politics”

Choose to ignore Owen Paterson’s warning at your Country’s peril.

Choose to ignore Owen Paterson’s warning at your Country’s peril.

As for wind farms, it seemed a bit strange that an innovation designed to save our beautiful world wreaked unique havoc on the best landscape. When we learnt that wind power needed vast amounts of conventional power back-up because of intermittency, we started to see it as the greatest physical folly in our island story.

Yet no mainstream political party engaged with this. You could tell that they were worried about the symptoms of their own policies – hence Ed Miliband’s call for an energy price freeze. But none wanted to discuss the causes. Owen Paterson, then the environment secretary, was the only minister who dared raise doubts. He annoyed what he calls the “green blob”. David Cameron duly sacked him this summer.

In the Global Warming Policy Foundation lecture on Wednesday, Mr Paterson said of wind farms that “this paltry supply of onshore wind, nowhere near enough to hit the 2050 targets, has devastated landscapes, blighted views, divided communities, killed eagles …” When this was quoted on the BBC News, he was saying no more than millions of ordinary people have been saying for years. Yet it was very striking to hear it in public, because no other elected person charged with these responsibilities had said anything like this before.”

Read more at ‘Stop These Things’ – THE TRUTH ABOUT WIND FARMS IN AUSTRALIA.

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Photoshop Or Real?

AOL: “Man captures unbelievable photo of Blue Angel fighter jet buzzing the Golden Gate Bridge at 350 mph”

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Remember, Obama Care Is Just The First Step Toward National Health Care

Harry Reid was not the only one to say so. Now we see how it was designed to fail.

FIRST STEP: Obamacare is only the first step to a more fully-socialized single-payer health care system, according to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, right.

FIRST STEP: Obamacare is only the first step to a more fully-socialized single-payer health care system, according to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, right.

HHS-Funded Study: Obamacare Will Suffer ‘Death Spiral’ If Subsidies Fail

The Obama administration has funded a new study by top consulting firm RAND Health that startlingly finds that if taxpayer subsidies are eliminated, Obamacare exchanges will fall into a “death spiral.”

The study comes in the wake of a number of lawsuits which are challenging the Obama administration’s implementation of Obamacare subsidies. Three lawsuits have made it to U.S. Circuit Courts, just one step from the Supreme Court, arguing that the text of the Affordable Care Act allows premium subsidies for state-run exchanges only. (RELATED: Second Court Strikes Down Obamacare Subsidies In Federal Exchanges)”

It’s always been about the subsidies. Federal subsidies were included in the Affordable Care Act to make the insurance premiums affordable to Americans in need of health insurance. But subsidies have a history of being reversed when political winds change direction. When that happens people will no longer get help with their insurance premiums from Uncle Sam. What will they do? They’ll stop paying.

This has all been made more complicated because many states refused to set up exchanges, forcing the estamlishment of federal ones. The courts have said, twice now, that people who got insurance through federal exchanges do not qualify for the mandated subsidies.

In the process of all this the companies that provide insurance will decide it is no longer profitable to do so. This has already started. When people don’t buy insurance, whether because they can’t afford it or because it’s not available, Democrats will try to ride to the rescue with single-payer nationalized health-care plans.

It’s all part of the plan.

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Brigid Is Hunting Deer

Thanks to Glen I have learned about it.

On the Hunt – Rain

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The rain hangs like sheets, whipped by wind, the air as sodden as fabric. I can’t see 100 yards, but I don’t need to. I might be treading water today, but I probably won’t be hunting.

Deer camp in a rain storm. The deer aren’t moving now. and neither will I. It came up quickly, things in the high country don’t meander in slowly. One minute the sky was a pale grey blue, a tuft of cotton building up against the peak. The next, all if that water just emptied out of that gentle hue, sluicing from the sky as I rushed for shelter, too far from the camp to get under real cover.

So I sat and waited. It’s easier when you’re not alone.”

Read the rest here. You will enjoy it. I did. I didn’t know many women understood.

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I Had Heard About This But It Wasn’t ‘Til This Morning I Saw It

It’s not just women who feel unsafe because of his (in)actions. President Obama has made the United States – Indeed, the world – less safe. We are in a more precarious and tenuous position in almost every way than we were when he was elected.

Tina Brown: Obama Makes Women Feel Unsafe

For women, I don’t think he makes them feel unsafe. They feel unsafe economically, they’re feeling unsafe with regard to ISIS, they’re feeling unsafe about Ebola . . .

I think they’re beginning to feel a bit like Obama’s that guy in the corner office who’s too cool for school, calls a meeting, says “This has to change,” doesn’t put anything in place to make sure it does change. Then it goes wrong, and he’s blaming everybody.”

Read more at White House Dossier

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Here’s How You Defeat Laws That Allow People To Carry Guns:

It’s so simple. Crazy people don’t get permits so you class everyone as crazy!

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From the New York Times:

Mental Health Issues Put 34,500 on New York’s No-Guns List

A newly created database of New Yorkers deemed too mentally unstable to carry firearms has grown to roughly 34,500 names, a previously undisclosed figure that has raised concerns among some mental health advocates that too many people have been categorized as dangerous.

The database, established in the aftermath of the mass shooting in 2012 at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., and maintained by the state Division of Criminal Justice Services, is the result of the Safe Act. It is an expansive package of gun control measures pushed through by the administration of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo.”

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“Report says U.S. may OK more centrifuges in Iran nuclear talks”

That headline is deceiving. It should read, “Report says Obama may OK more centrifuges in Iran nuclear talks”, because he is doing this without the consent of the Congress or the people.

Here we go again with amateur hour. Obama says ahead of time what he will give but does not say what he will require in return. He is willing to allow Iran to install thousands more centrifuges and lift sanctions.

The Iranian leaders know full well that this is just his opening bid – that they can get more by just demanding it. They also know he will accept promises from them that they have no intention of keeping.

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The Obama administration has sweetened its offer to Iran in ongoing nuclear negotiations, saying it might accept Tehran operating 4,000 centrifuges, up from the previous 1,300, according to a semiofficial Iranian news agency.

The Mehr news agency also said Monday that Iran and the six world powers seeking to negotiate a nuclear deal remained divided over how much uranium-enrichment capacity the Middle East nation should be allowed to maintain, and how to lift punitive sanctions from its economy.”

Read more ta the LA Times

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Six Minutes To Vote

Everyone else around him took less time. I don’t think it shows he is necessarily stupid like some others have implied.

Watch closely. It looks to me like he needs reading glasses and won’t wear them.

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Another Racial Attack On University Of Illinois Campus…

… This makes 45 such attacks in the area since the first of October.

SEVERAL U OF I STUDENTS ATTACKED BY ROVING GANG NEAR CHAMPAIGN CAMPUS, POLICE SAY

The ABC7 I-Team is reporting a rash of random attacks near the University of Illinois flagship campus. A safety alert for students was posted after Champaign police say five students were jumped and beaten by a roving gang over the weekend.

One-by-one early Saturday morning, a gang of men attacked several people as they walked down streets near the U of I campus. For about an hour, the gang roamed a small section of Champaign and police say they targeted random victims, beating them to the ground, in what resembles a big city gang ritual.”

Did I say racial? Yes. Here’s why:

Investigators describe the attacks as black males, 25 years old, and each wearing dark clothing, possibly driving in a blue sedan or SUV.

While police have not publicly identified suspects or a motive for the mob violence, random-victim beatings are consistent with some street gang initiations. “

U of I must be a gun-free zone.

Read more at ABC7 Chicago

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So Obama Is The Second Coming – Or Something

Have you read Barbara A. Thompson’s book, “The Gospel According to Apostle Barack: In Search of a More Perfect Political Union as “Heaven Here on Earth”?

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Thompson is an academic, a Professor with Florida A&M University.

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Prof. Barbara Thompson

The College Fix tells us about the book: “PROFESSOR’S BOOK HAILS ‘APOSTLE BARACK,’ COMPARES HIM TO JESUS”. They also tell us:

Professor Barbara Thompson, its author, told the school’s student newspaper during a book signing Tuesday that the 220-page undertaking, largely a compilation of his speeches, was a result of divine inspiration:

Her son … was the impetus behind the book. After a bad accident, Barbara Thompson prayed for her son to be healed. After her son’s healing, she had a dream when the spirit of God spoke to her and told her to ‘go on a journey with apostle Barack.’ …

Apostle, a leader with a new cause, is how Thompson defines Obama.

“He walks the earth for a more equalized, more middle class and working poor society,” she said. She compared apostle Barack to apostles like Jesus and Martin Luther King Jr.”

… (During her book signing event) she provided a complete breakdown of the good that has happened during the President’s 4-year term. Healthcare, the economy, education and federal initiatives interests are the ‘Good news’ from the apostle.”

Gay Patriot quotes from her book:

[A]s I began to contemplate ways to assist Barack in his 2012 re-election bid something miraculous happened. I felt God’s (His) Spirit beckoning me in my dreams at night. Listening, cautiously, I learned that Jesus walked the earth to create a more civilized society, Martin (Luther King) walked the earth to create a more justified society, but, Apostle Barack, the name he was called in my dreams, would walk the earth to create a more equalized society, for the middle class and working poor. Apostle Barack, the next young leader with a new cause, had been taken to the mountaintop and allowed to see over the other side. He had the answers to unlock the kingdom of “heaven here on earth” for his followers. The answers were repeated – over and over – in speeches Barack had made from his presidential announcement to his inaugural address. Those speeches or his teaching.s contained the answers to the middle class and working poor people living in a “heaven here on earth.” For when the answers were unlocked and enacted, Apostle Barack’s vision of America would be realized.”

She sounds like a nut. It looks like her students think so, too. Florida A&M’s professor ratings have comments from students. Two comments:

“Doesn’t have a clue.”
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” WORST TEACHER..EVER! she has the worst attitude and is not willing to help students RUNNN!!!”

These people are teaching our kids to be insane.

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The Two People In This Car Lived

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The accident happened on a road in the city of Qingdao when a large lorry carrying the container toppled over, shedding its load on to the car containing the two man and woman.

Emergency services were sure that nobody could have survived the crash and that it was simply going to be a grisly case of recovering crushed bodies from within the wreck.

But as they set about their task, they heard a woman calling for help from within the twisted metal.

A stunning rescue operation involving a 100 tonne crane then got underway, and it was discovered the couple had only 60cm of space remaining inside their crushed car.”

Read more at the UK Daily Mail

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NYT Publishes Officer Darren Wilson’s Story. Animals In Ferguson Promote Killing

Just how satisfying can murder be? If Officer Wilson is not indicted it looks like there will be killing.

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The story in the New York Times tells us that Wilson, “… Is Said to Recount a Struggle”. That wording leads us to believe that Wilson’s story is not truthful. That kind of reporting is inflammatory as we are seeing. There are many in Ferguson, MO who want violence, as the post above shows. The fact that forensic evidence supports Officer Wilson’s story means nothing to them:

The forensics tests showed Mr. Brown’s blood on the gun, as well as on the interior door panel and on Officer Wilson’s uniform. Officer Wilson told the authorities that Mr. Brown had punched and scratched him repeatedly, leaving swelling on his face and cuts on his neck.”

There have been no shortage of death threats. The one above is not the only one:

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Read more at Gateway Pundit here

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Remember this? Truck Driver Reginald Denny was dragged from his truck and beaten nearly to death during the 1992 riots in Los Angeles:

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Coal-Fired Power Plants In Arizona To Shut Down

More federal BS caused by fear of non-existent global warming. If these plants are shut down the Valley of the Sun will empty out. No one will live there without electrical energy to operate air conditioning.

This is from AZCentral:

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SRP: Impossible to meet EPA coal edict on time

Salt River Project officials say it will be impossible to meet the EPA’s proposed carbon rules for power plants in the time frame the regulators suggest, and that the plan will require significant new infrastructure.

The Environmental Protection Agency last summer issued the first proposed rules for regulating emissions from existing power plants that contribute to global warming.

They aim to reduce carbon emissions from power plants 30 percent by 2030, although individual state targets vary widely. Arizona has the second-highest target among all the states, with the EPA expectation that the state could reduce the carbon intensity of its power generation 52 percent by 2030.”

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WaPo: “The government wants to study ‘social pollution’ on Twitter”

‘Social Pollution.’ Now there’s a new term. What does it mean? It means any information that is not approved by the regime.

George Orwell predicted this back in 1949. His book, Nineteen Eighty-Four, coined terms that have become parts of English lexicon; terms like Big Brother, Newspeak, and thoughtcrime.

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The National Science Foundation , a federal agency whose mission is to “promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity and welfare; and to secure the national defense,” is funding a project to collect and analyze your Twitter data.

The project is being developed by researchers at Indiana University, and its purported aim is to detect what they deem “social pollution” and to study what they call “social epidemics,” including how memes — ideas that spread throughout pop culture — propagate. What types of social pollution are they targeting? “Political smears,” so-called “astroturfing” and other forms of “misinformation.”

Read more at the Washington Post

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Perfect… Obama’s New Ebola Czar Won’t Start Work For 5-6 Months

Really. This is so typical of the Obama administration. Make a phony move so you do nothing.

How many cases of Ebola will there be in the United States in 5-6 months?

Ron Klain Will Not Be At Work For A While

Ron Klain Will Not Be At Work For A While

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This from Weasel Zippers

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Instant Justice For Would-Be Purse Snatcher

I laughed out loud. This is in Chile in the city of Concepcion.

Chubby opportunist Pablo, a serial thief, was left prisoner on the bus with one hand trapped inside the door, which he had tried to force open when he realised they were closing.

And worse was to come – when the hero driver radioed police and then took out a baseball bat he kept for self defence and started bashing the criminal around the body.

The bag thief, said to have several assault, theft and robbery convictions, tried to wriggle out of arrest by claiming his victim was really an aunt called Maria who lived in the countryside and he had been joking with her.

But the driver told him in slang Chilean: “I’m badder than you” – before reducing him to tears as he continued to whack him.

Police were waiting at the next stop and handcuffed the thief before taking his smartly-dressed victim away so she could make a statement.”

Read more at Top Right News where they want to know if you think the driver went too far.

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Heh: “Maybe more guns are needed on campuses to keep radical ‘feminists’ away”

Anita Sarkeesian

Anita Sarkeesian

Feminist” Anita Sarkeesian will not be speaking at Utah State University any time soon, because it’s not a “gun-free zone,” the Associated Press reports. State law allows concealed carry permit holders to possess the means of defense, and that does not sit well with the so-called “media critic and blogger,” who elected to self-abort her planned address in protest.”

Read more at Jews For the Preservation of Firearms Ownership

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Karl Rove Is No Friend Of America

Karl Rove Dances With Donna Brazile - and she's leading

Karl Rove Dances With Donna Brazile – and she’s leading

Karl Rove was one of President George W. Bush’s chief advisers. Today he appears nearly every day on news programs advising Republicans on how to act and think. He is one of the leaders of the ‘Kill the Tea Party’ faction of the GOP.

What kind of record does he have, though? Traditionally, we have been taught that the way to evaluate the acts and the advice of someone is to take a close look at what he has done in the past. If we do this Rove comes up a failure.

Remember the song of the left during the Presidency of George W. Bush? “Bush lied, people died.” We heard it from everywhere. It started in Democrat circles and just… festered.

But what did he allegedly lie about? They said he told everyone that Saddam Hussein’s Iraq had WMD’s – Weapons of Mass Destruction – in order to justify his invasion of that country. They said that none were ever found which made him a liar.

Actually, WMD’swere found in Iraq. Large quantities of chemical weapons were discovered and hundreds of tons of refined uranium ore, called ‘Yellowcake’ were found and shipped out of the country.

Even though the facts were known, Rove advised the President to ignore the ‘Bush lied, people died’ antagonists rather than presenting the facts to refute the false allegations. After all, Bush didn’t lie.

By advising Bush to ignore these false critics Rove caused irreparable damage to his Presidency. As the left continued its attack, blaming Bush for lying and for being greedy for Iraqi oil, the accusations did more than damage President Bush. It also damaged his party. Americans were continually told that the GOP was corrupt and all you had to do was look at the President’s and the vice-President’s connections with the oil industry.

Even the far left website The Daily Beast has noted Rove’s perfidy. In and article titled ‘Insiders Blame Rove for Covering Up Iraq’s Real WMD‘ they say:

According to Wurmser, “in 2005-6, Karl Rove and his team blocked public disclosure of these (findings) and said ‘Let these sleeping dogs lie; we have lost that fight so better not to remind anyone of it.’”

Rove declined to comment for this story.”

Now Rove is helping to lead the Republican leaders toward rejecting ordinary American’s concerns and toward Progressive ideals. His ability to raise large sums of money via his PAC certainly has a lot to do with this.

Looking at his history one wonders if he is, perhaps, a Democrat sleeper agent.

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Why Do You Suppose The Secret Service Wanted The Nashville Police To Lie For Them?

It’s interesting that the Nashville cops said, “Pound sand.” It is also apparent that the Secret Service has, like many other federal Bureaucracies, gotten out of control.

Following the resignation of Secret Service Director Julia Pierson, Nashville Police Chief Steve Anderson sent a letter to the House Oversight Committee stating that Secret Service agents has asked Nashville police officers to falsify an illegal search warrant against an unnamed critic of Barack Obama, who allegedly posted “threatening” comments about the criminal-in-chief in January 2013.

In the Nashville case, a Secret Service agent made a frantic call for backup to Nashville police after he and another agent went to the home of a Nashville man, investigating threatening comments on Facebook about the President. The man who posted them had refused to let the agents into his house.

“He shoved the door in our face and went around the corner. Looks like, we’re not sure if he … possibly he had a gun in his hands,” the agent told a 911 operator.

In a letter that he first sent to Secret Service headquarters, the Nashville police chief recounted what happened.
“The resident refused to come outside and shouted back, ‘Show me your warrant,'” Anderson wrote.

So “one of the agents then asked a [police] sergeant to ‘wave a piece of paper’ in an apparent effort to dupe the resident into thinking that they indeed had a warrant.”

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Too Good To Not Share

“Seattle Socialist Group Pushing $20/hr Min. Wage Offers $13/hr for Web Developer”

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In 2012, their official website was pushing for a drastic increase in the minimum wage. In fact, they pushed for a full $20 per hour minimum wage, even for the most basic jobs:

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Now the same group is trying to hire a web developer for $13 an hour: Their ad, posted on both indeed.com and craigslist.org, can be seen here:

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Read more at Pundit Press

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How Many Ways Has CDC Wasted Money Rather Than Planning For Actual Diseases?

We listed some in our post yesterday but we missed some. There are other examples of waste but not many are as striking as their 36 page Zombie Pandemic Preparedness 101 Publication.

So, if I read this correctly, the Centers for Disease Control of the United States has been totally corrupted by childish amateurs who demand funding increases and use the money on everything but Diseases. They design and manufacture 36-page comics about zombies, they fund studies about why lesbians tend to be fat, and why people who ride motorcycles should wear helmets.

But they are completely unprepared for the introduction of a deadly virus like Ebola that has been around since the seventies. Their inaction on preparation, care, and prevention has caused at least two health-care workers to contract the disease. Who knows how many more there will be?

They don’t issue actual ‘Rules’ about how to prevent the spread. Instead they rely on ‘Protocols’ which are insufficient and dangerous and they ask people who have been exposed to voluntarily go into seclusion during the incubation period. As we have seen those people agree to do so and then repeatedly violate their quarantine.

It’s not just the leader of the CDC, Tom Freiden, who should be fired and prosecuted for negligence. It is also every person who played silly games like this. Also, whomever hired them.

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Thanks to the Examiner for pointing this out

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Homeland Security Is Expediting Visa Requests From People From Ebola Countries

Why would they do this?

It’s making my tinfoil hat make sense.

The Obama administration has led this nation into a myriad of crises that are making citizens fear their government. Some say it’s because they are incompetent. Others say it is by design. But what design would explain why they not only don’t restrict travel from Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia, but actually encourage it – and make it easier and faster?

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Hat tip to Doug Ross

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This Is What Glenn Beck Does Best

He has a copy of the CDC procedures that the infected nurses followed. He takes the time to suit up like they did and then has helpers simulate projectile vomiting and diarrhea. Then he disrobes like the nurses had to.

He shows us all plainly just how ill-prepared the CDC instructions are.

This is worth sharing.

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Does He Really Think We Believe Stuff Like This?

Obama: “I Hugged and Kissed Nurses Who Treated Ebola Victims”

Well… maybe…

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James Wesley, Rawles on Ebola

Rawles is the founder and owner of Survivalblog.com.

He says, “Consider This Your LAST Wake-Up Call.” He also addresses some very basic subjects – things like whether this Ebola scare could be used as an excuse to declare martial law and how to deal with dead bodies during a pandemic. He also advises staying home during an epidemic. That will require stocks of things like food and water.

It’s all audio so you can turn it on in one tab and listen to it while you go to other places on the web.

Hat tip to Dutchman

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