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Chris Hedges "Brace Yourself! The American Empire Is Over & The Descent Is Going To Be Horrifying!"

Chris Hedges "Brace Yourself! The American Empire Is Over & The Descent Is Going To Be Horrifying!"

Forex Trading Room Live: Follow and watch us Trade Live in our Forex Trading Room A long sentence is worth the read - latimes.com "Your sentences are so long," said a friend who teaches English at a local college, and I could tell she didn't quite mean it as a compliment. The copy editor who painstakingly went through my most recent book often put yellow dashes on-screen around my multiplying clauses, to ask if I didn't want to break up my sentences or put less material in every one. Both responses couldn't have been kinder or more considered, but what my friend and my colleague may not have sensed was this: I'm using longer and longer sentences as a small protest against — and attempt to rescue any readers I might have from — the bombardment of the moment. When I began writing for a living, my feeling was that my job was to give the reader something vivid, quick and concrete that she couldn't get in any other form; a writer was an information-gathering machine, I thought, and especially as a journalist, my job was to go out into the world and gather details, moments, impressions as visual and immediate as TV.

The True Cost of US Military Equipment Embed this infographic on your site! <a href=" src=" alt="Military Equipment Costs" width="500" border="0" /></a><br />From: <a href=" This infographic takes a look at the amount of tax payer money that goes into funding specific military equipment ranging from the 'small' items to the truly gargantuan in price. The graphic then compare these prices to things that the average American can relate to such as median income, cost of a college education, health insurance, or the price of buying a home. The goal of doing this is to show the viewer how their tax money is being used compared to various other things it could be used to acheive.

Successful Home Based Christian Business Opportunity - Blind Brokers Document: The Symbolism Survey, Sarah Funke Butler In 1963, a sixteen-year-old San Diego high school student named Bruce McAllister sent a four-question mimeographed survey to 150 well-known authors of literary, commercial, and science fiction. Did they consciously plant symbols in their work? he asked. Who noticed symbols appearing from their subconscious, and who saw them arrive in their text, unbidden, created in the minds of their readers? When this happened, did the authors mind? McAllister had just published his first story, “The Faces Outside,” in both IF magazine and Simon and Schuster’s 1964 roundup of the best science fiction of the year. His project involved substantial labor—this before the Internet, before e-mail—but was not impossible: many authors and their representatives were listed in the Twentieth-Century American Literature series found in the local library. The pages here feature a number of the surveys in facsimile: Jack Kerouac, Ayn Rand, Ralph Ellison, Ray Bradbury, John Updike, Saul Bellow, Norman Mailer.

We're Spending More on Nukes Than We Did During the Cold War?! On April 5, 2009, President Barack Obama took the stage before 20,000 people in Prague's Hradcany Square to offer an ambitious global vision. "Today, I state clearly and with conviction America's commitment to seek the peace and security of a world without nuclear weapons," he told the open-air audience in the former Eastern Bloc capital. "To put an end to Cold War thinking, we will reduce the role of nuclear weapons in our national security strategy, and urge others to do the same." The timing of his bold promise seemed perfect. Russia was ready to whittle down its destructive power; a year later, Obama and President Dmitri Medvedev would sign a treaty limiting both countries to 1,500 active warheads—though still enough to annihilate millions of people, a 50 percent reduction to each nation's atomic arsenal. Even the military brass was moving away from relying upon nuclear deterrence. But shrinking America's nuclear arsenal has turned out to be far easier said than done.

Nikola Tesla Secret - Exposing Tesla's "FREE Energy" Device Probably Hundreds (or Thousands) of Dollars per year... Now, what if there was a way to get Unlimited FREE Amounts of Energy whenever you want? And no... I'm not talking about paying a TON on solar panels that'll take 30 years for you to break even on either. You see, about 100 years ago, a genius by the name of Nikola Tesla (who invented the electricity that we still use today) had the audacity to run toe-to-toe with the BIG BOYS in the Energy Industry. In 1934, he had made a shocking announcement: Nikola Tesla Hearing those words from Tesla made the Multi-Billion dollar Electric Companies GASP! Fearful of losing fortunes stolen from citizens who pay for energy every second, they stopped all funding to Tesla's device and made sure that he does not receive support from anyone else - EVER! Soon after, Tesla died – broke. Two days after Tesla's death, representatives of the Office of Alien Property went back to his residence and seized all his possessions. Later, Dr. John G. Yes. No Questions!

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