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Things that make you say MOOSE
+John Reisdorf +Ryan Van Sickle +Katie Sevigny +Lucas Johnson +Elaine Lindsay  +Julie Bell +Warren Stanley +Amanda Blain +Amanda Abell +Billy Wilson +Renata Sherwin  

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2012-05-09 17:13:32 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 1 +1s) 

When our politicians tend to apologize for our country's prior actions, here's a refresher on how some of our former patriots handled negative comments about
our country.



JFK'S
Secretary of State, Dean Rusk, was in France in the early 60's when
DeGaulle decided to pull out of NATO. DeGaulle said he wanted all US
military out of France as soon as possible.

Rusk responded,
"Does that include those who are buried here?"
DeGaulle did not respond.
You
could have heard a pin drop.

When in England ,
at a fairly large conference, Colin Powell was asked by the
Archbishop of Canterbury if our plans for Iraq were just an example of
'empire building' by George Bush.

He answered by saying,
"Over the... more »

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THE OPPORTUNISTIC REAL ESTATE AGENT ALWAYS SUCCEEDS!

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THE OPPORTUNISTIC REAL ESTATE AGENT ALWAYS SUCCEEDS!

THE OPPORTUNISTIC REAL ESTATE AGENT ALWAYS SUCCEEDS!___

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Should You Buy A Fixer-Upper? This Chart Should Help You Understand The Benefits And Disadvantages Of Them

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75th anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge's fireworks are amazing - and they chose Big Bad Moon as the backing track. Check it out!

http://vimeo.com/42969389

75th anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge's fireworks are amazing - and they chose Big Bad Moon as the backing track. Check it out!

http://vimeo.com/42969389___

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2012-06-02 19:20:02 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s) 

Maybe the zombies will think we're flowers. #caturday

Maybe the zombies will think we're flowers. #caturday___

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2012-06-02 19:19:21 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s) 

NO! NO! This Chinese circus goat is NOT walking a tightrope!  No, this goat is not then going to stand on four tiptoes and twirl! Humans who do this require a balance pole. Not the goat! Magnificent.

NO! NO! This Chinese circus goat is NOT walking a tightrope!  No, this goat is not then going to stand on four tiptoes and twirl! Humans who do this require a balance pole. Not the goat! Magnificent.___

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2012-06-02 19:14:57 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s) 

Things that make you say MOOSE
+John Reisdorf +Ryan Van Sickle +Katie Sevigny +Lucas Johnson +Elaine Lindsay  +Julie Bell +Warren Stanley +Amanda Blain +Amanda Abell +Billy Wilson +Renata Sherwin  

Things that make you say MOOSE
+John Reisdorf +Ryan Van Sickle +Katie Sevigny +Lucas Johnson +Elaine Lindsay  +Julie Bell +Warren Stanley +Amanda Blain +Amanda Abell +Billy Wilson +Renata Sherwin  ___

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Today's Lesson
 
The SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)/Food Stamp
Program, administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, is
pleased to be distributing the greatest amount of free meals and food
stamps  ever.
 
Meanwhile, the National Park Service, administered by the U.S.
Department of the Interior, asks us to "Please Do Not Feed The
Animals." They say that this is because the animals may grow dependent
on handouts and not learn to take care of themselves.
 
Thus endeth today's lesson.



Pass it on.



Today's Lesson
 
The SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)/Food Stamp
Program, administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, is
pleased to be distributing the greatest amount of free meals and food
stamps  ever.
 
Meanwhile, the National Park Service, administered by the U.S.
Department of the Interior, asks us to "Please Do Not Feed The
Animals." They say that this is because the animals may grow dependent
on handouts and not learn to take care of themselves.
 
Thus endeth today's lesson.



Pass it on.___

2012-05-28 17:17:47 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s) 

"Success is more a function of consistent common sense than it is of genius."

-- An Wang

"Success is more a function of consistent common sense than it is of genius."

-- An Wang___

2012-05-21 18:56:25 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s) 

"Do what you can, with what you have, where you are." --Theodore Roosevelt, 26th U.S. President

"Do what you can, with what you have, where you are." --Theodore Roosevelt, 26th U.S. President___

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2012-05-09 17:13:32 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 1 +1s) 

When our politicians tend to apologize for our country's prior actions, here's a refresher on how some of our former patriots handled negative comments about
our country.



JFK'S
Secretary of State, Dean Rusk, was in France in the early 60's when
DeGaulle decided to pull out of NATO. DeGaulle said he wanted all US
military out of France as soon as possible.

Rusk responded,
"Does that include those who are buried here?"
DeGaulle did not respond.
You
could have heard a pin drop.

When in England ,
at a fairly large conference, Colin Powell was asked by the
Archbishop of Canterbury if our plans for Iraq were just an example of
'empire building' by George Bush.

He answered by saying,
"Over the... more »

When our politicians tend to apologize for our country's prior actions, here's a refresher on how some of our former patriots handled negative comments about
our country.



JFK'S
Secretary of State, Dean Rusk, was in France in the early 60's when
DeGaulle decided to pull out of NATO. DeGaulle said he wanted all US
military out of France as soon as possible.

Rusk responded,
"Does that include those who are buried here?"
DeGaulle did not respond.
You
could have heard a pin drop.

When in England ,
at a fairly large conference, Colin Powell was asked by the
Archbishop of Canterbury if our plans for Iraq were just an example of
'empire building' by George Bush.

He answered by saying,
"Over the years, the United States has sent many of
its fine young men and women into great peril to fight for freedom
beyond our borders. The only amount of land we have ever asked for
in return is enough to bury those that did not
return."
You
could have heard a pin drop.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

There was a conference in France
where a number of international engineers
were taking part, including French and American. During a break,
one of the French engineers came back into the room saying, "Have you
heard the latest dumb stunt Bush has done? He has sent an aircraft
carrier to Indonesia to help the tsunami victims. What does he
intend to do, bomb them?"

A Boeing engineer
stood up and replied quietly: "Our carriers have three
hospitals on board that can treat several hundred people; they are
nuclear powered and can supply emergency electrical power to
shore facilities; they have three cafeterias with the capacity to
feed 3,000 people three meals a day, they can produce several thousand
gallons of fresh water from sea water each day, and they carry half a
dozen helicopters for use in transporting victims and injured to and
from their flight deck. We have eleven such ships;
how many does France have?"
You
could have heard a pin drop.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

A U.S. Navy Admiral
was attending a naval conference that included
Admirals from the U.S. , English, Canadian, Australian and French
Navies At a cocktail reception, he found himself standing with a large
group of officers that included personnel from most of those countries.
Everyone was chatting away in English as they sipped their drinks but a
French admiral suddenly complained that, whereas Europeans learn many
languages, Americans learn only English. He then asked, "Why is it that
we always have to speak English in these conferences rather than
speaking French?"

Without hesitating,
the American Admiral replied, "Maybe it's because the
Brit's, Canadians, Aussie's and Americans arranged it so you wouldn't
have to speak German."
You
could have heard a pin drop.

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AND
THIS STORY FITS RIGHT IN WITH THE ABOVE...

Robert Whiting,
an elderly gentleman of 83, arrived in Paris by plane.
At French Customs, he took a few minutes to locate his passport
in his carry on.

"You
have been to France before, monsieur?" the customs officer asked
sarcastically.

Mr. Whiting
admitted that he had been to France
previously..

"Then
you should know enough to have your passport ready."

The American said,
"The last time I was here, I didn't have to show it."

"Impossible..
Americans always have to show their passports on arrival in France !"

The American senior
gave the Frenchman a long hard look. Then he
quietly explained, ''Well, when I came ashore at Omaha Beach on D-Day in
1944 to help liberate this country, I couldn't find a single Frenchmen
to show a passport to."

You
could have heard a pin drop.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

If
you are proud to be an American, pass this on! If not, delete it.


I am proud to be of this land, AMERICA___

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2012-05-09 16:57:20 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s) 

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Flashes of lightning began to appear ...

Flashes of lightning began to appear ...___

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2012-05-08 14:15:11 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s) 

"O tempo tem uma forma maravilhosa de nos mostrar o que realmente importa."


-Caio Fernando Abreu

"O tempo tem uma forma maravilhosa de nos mostrar o que realmente importa."


-Caio Fernando Abreu___

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2012-05-07 21:10:57 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s) 

Apolo, The Greek God
Day 129 of 366

A cold 11c start to the day but that never stops the truly dedicated.

#iPhoneography #MobilePhotography #Cronulla #Sydney #Australia #iPhoneOnly

Apolo, The Greek God
Day 129 of 366

A cold 11c start to the day but that never stops the truly dedicated.

#iPhoneography #MobilePhotography #Cronulla #Sydney #Australia #iPhoneOnly___

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2012-05-07 21:09:40 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s) 

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world."

+Albert Einstein step into my circle

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world."

+Albert Einstein step into my circle___

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2012-05-07 21:09:29 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s) 

Lago Fagnano, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina

:) #photography #landscape #lake #fagnanolake #Lagofagnano #argentina

Lago Fagnano, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina

:) #photography #landscape #lake #fagnanolake #Lagofagnano #argentina___

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2012-05-07 21:08:12 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s) 

*A Moment Of Silence Please....*

#justsaying

*A Moment Of Silence Please....*

#justsaying___

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2012-05-07 21:07:58 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s) 

Lago Fagnano, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina

:) #photography #landscape #lake #fagnanolake #Lagofagnano #argentina

Lago Fagnano, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina

:) #photography #landscape #lake #fagnanolake #Lagofagnano #argentina___

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2012-05-07 21:07:33 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s) 

Me dieron ganas de salir a la ruta..

Ruta 3, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina.

Me dieron ganas de salir a la ruta..

Ruta 3, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina.___

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2012-05-07 21:07:13 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s) 

..."One person with a belief is equal to a force of 99 who have only interests." --John Stuart Mill, British philosopher and political economist

..."One person with a belief is equal to a force of 99 who have only interests." --John Stuart Mill, British philosopher and political economist___

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Reagan Vs. Obama - Social Economics 101

Reagan Vs. Obama - Social Economics 101___

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2012-05-02 16:33:02 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s) 

My Selfish Ole Skool Generation
Checking out at the store, the young cashier suggested to the older woman, that she should bring her own grocery bags because plastic bags weren't good for the environment.
The woman apologized and explained, "We didn't have this green thing back in my earlier days."
The clerk responded, "That's our problem today. Your generation did not care enough to save our environment for future generations."
She was right -- our generation didn't have the green thing in its day.
Back then, we returned milk bottles, soda bottles and beer bottles to the store. The store sent them back to the plant to be washed and sterilized and refilled, so it could use the same bottles over and over. So they really were recycled. But we didn't have the green thing back in our day.



Grocery stores bagged our... more »

My Selfish Ole Skool Generation
Checking out at the store, the young cashier suggested to the older woman, that she should bring her own grocery bags because plastic bags weren't good for the environment.
The woman apologized and explained, "We didn't have this green thing back in my earlier days."
The clerk responded, "That's our problem today. Your generation did not care enough to save our environment for future generations."
She was right -- our generation didn't have the green thing in its day.
Back then, we returned milk bottles, soda bottles and beer bottles to the store. The store sent them back to the plant to be washed and sterilized and refilled, so it could use the same bottles over and over. So they really were recycled. But we didn't have the green thing back in our day.



Grocery stores bagged our groceries in brown paper bags, that we reused for numerous things, most memorable besides household garbage bags, was the use of brown paper bags as book covers for our school books. This was to ensure that public property, (the books provided for our use by the school) was not defaced by our scribbling's. Then we were able to personalize our books. But too bad we didn't do the green thing back then.
We walked up stairs, because we didn't have an escalator in every store and office building. We walked to the grocery store and didn't climb into a 300-horsepower machine every time we had to go two blocks. But she was right. We didn't have the green thing in our day.


Back then, we washed the baby's diapers because we didn't have the throw-away kind. We dried clothes on a line, not in an energy gobbling machine burning up 220 volts -- wind and solar power really did dry our clothes back in our early days. Kids got hand-me-down clothes from their brothers or sisters, not always brand-new clothing. But that young lady is right; we didn't have the green thing back in our day.


Back then, we had one TV, or radio, in the house -- not a TV in every room. And the TV had a small screen the size of a handkerchief (remember them?), not a screen the size of the state of Montana. In the kitchen, we blended and stirred by hand because we didn't have electric machines to do everything for us. When we packaged a fragile item to send in the mail, we used wadded up old newspapers to cushion it, not Styrofoam or plastic bubble wrap. Back then, we didn't fire up an engine and burn gasoline just to cut the lawn. We used a push mower that ran on human power. We exercised by working so we didn't need to go to a health club to run on treadmills that operate on electricity. But she's right; we didn't have the green thing back then.



We drank from a fountain when we were thirsty instead of using a cup or a plastic bottle every time we had a drink of water. We refilled writing pens with ink instead of buying a new pen, and we replaced the razor blades in a razor instead of throwing away the whole razor just because the blade got dull. But we didn't have the green thing back then.

Back then, people took the streetcar or a bus and kids rode their bikes to school or walked instead of turning their moms into a 24-hour taxi service. We had one electrical outlet in a room, not an entire bank of sockets to power a dozen appliances. And we didn't need a computerized gadget to receive a signal beamed from satellites 2,000 miles out in space in order to find the nearest burger joint.

But isn't it sad the current generation laments how wasteful we old folks were just because we didn't have the green thing back then?

Please forward this on to another selfish old person who needs a lesson in conservation from a smart ass young person.___

2012-05-02 16:27:13 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s) 

Everyone should take time to read this.

This is too true to be funny.

The next time you hear a politician use the
Word 'billion' in a casual manner, think about
whether you want the 'politicians' spending
YOUR tax money.

A billion is a difficult number to comprehend,
But one advertising agency did a good job of
Putting that figure into some perspective in
One of its releases.

A.
A billion seconds ago it was 1959.

B.
A billion minutes ago Jesus was alive.

C.
A billion hours ago our ancestors were
living in the Stone Age.

D.
A billion days ago no-one walked on the earth on two feet.

E.
A billion dollars ago was only
8 hours and 20 minutes,
at the rate our government
is spending it.

While this thought is still fresh in our... more »

Everyone should take time to read this.

This is too true to be funny.

The next time you hear a politician use the
Word 'billion' in a casual manner, think about
whether you want the 'politicians' spending
YOUR tax money.

A billion is a difficult number to comprehend,
But one advertising agency did a good job of
Putting that figure into some perspective in
One of its releases.

A.
A billion seconds ago it was 1959.

B.
A billion minutes ago Jesus was alive.

C.
A billion hours ago our ancestors were
living in the Stone Age.

D.
A billion days ago no-one walked on the earth on two feet.

E.
A billion dollars ago was only
8 hours and 20 minutes,
at the rate our government
is spending it.

While this thought is still fresh in our brain...
let's take a look at New Orleans ...
It's amazing what you can learn with some simple division.

Louisiana Senator,
Mary Landrieu (D)
was asking Congress for
250 BILLION DOLLARS
To rebuild New Orleans . Interesting number...
What does it mean?

A.
Well .. If you are one of the 484,674 residents of New Orleans
(every man, woman and child)
You each get $516,528

B.
Or... If you have one of the 188,251 homes in
New Orleans , your home gets $1,329,787.

C.
Or... If you are a family of four...
Your family gets $2,066,012.

Washington , D.C

HELLO!
Are all your calculators broken??

Building Permit Tax
CDL License Tax
Cigarette Tax
Corporate Income Tax
Dog License Tax
Federal Income Tax (Fed)
Federal Unemployment Tax (FU TA)
Fishing License Tax
Food License Tax
Fuel Permit Tax
Gasoline Tax
Hunting License Tax
Inheritance Tax
Inventory Tax
IRS Interest Charges (tax on top of tax)
IRS Penalties (tax on top of tax)
Liquor Tax
Luxury Tax
Marriage License Tax
Medicare Tax
Property Tax
Real Estate Tax
Service charge Taxes
Social Security Tax
Road Usage Tax (Truckers)
Sales Taxes
Recreational Vehicle Tax
School Tax
State Income Tax
State Unemployment Tax (SUTA)
Telephone Federal Excise Tax
Telephone Federal Universal Service Fee Tax
Telephone Federal, State and Local Surcharge Tax
Telephone Minimum Usage Surcharge Tax
Telephone Recurring and Non-recurringCharges Tax
Telephone State and Local Tax
Telephone Usage ChargeTax
Utility Tax
Vehicle License Registration Tax
Vehicle Sales Tax
Watercraft Registration Tax
Well Permit Tax
Workers Compensation Tax
(And to think, we left British Rule to avoid so many taxes)

STILL THINK THIS IS FUNNY?

Not one of these taxes existed 100 years ago...
And our nation was the most prosperous in the world.

We had absolutely no national debt...
We had the largest middle class in the world...
And Mom stayed home to raise the kids.

What happened?
Can you spell
'politicians'!___

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2012-05-01 21:35:59 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s) 

..."Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work." --Thomas Edison, American inventor

..."Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work." --Thomas Edison, American inventor___

2012-05-01 21:08:04 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s) 

The person who calculated this bit of information is now and has been a professor at
The University of West Virginia in Morgantown for the last forty some years.

A clunker that travels 12,000 miles a year at 15 mpg uses 800 gallons of gas a year.
A vehicle that travels 12,000 miles a year at 25 mpg uses 480 gallons of gas a year.
So, the average Cash for Clunkers transaction will reduce gasoline consumption by 320 gallons per year.
The government claims 700,000 clunkers have been replaced so that's 224 million gallons saved per year.
That equates to a bit over 5 million barrels of oil.
5 million barrels is about 5 hours worth of US consumption.
More importantly, 5 million barrels of oil at $70 per barrel costs about $350 million dollars.
So, the government paid $3 billion of our tax dollars to save $350 million.
We spent $8.57 for every $1.00... more »

The person who calculated this bit of information is now and has been a professor at
The University of West Virginia in Morgantown for the last forty some years.

A clunker that travels 12,000 miles a year at 15 mpg uses 800 gallons of gas a year.
A vehicle that travels 12,000 miles a year at 25 mpg uses 480 gallons of gas a year.
So, the average Cash for Clunkers transaction will reduce gasoline consumption by 320 gallons per year.
The government claims 700,000 clunkers have been replaced so that's 224 million gallons saved per year.
That equates to a bit over 5 million barrels of oil.
5 million barrels is about 5 hours worth of US consumption.
More importantly, 5 million barrels of oil at $70 per barrel costs about $350 million dollars.
So, the government paid $3 billion of our tax dollars to save $350 million.
We spent $8.57 for every $1.00 we saved.

I'm pretty sure they will do a better job with our health care, though.___

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2012-04-28 14:45:01 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s) 

Can you believe this?

URGENT! OBAMA Signs Anti-Protest Bill - FREE SPEECH & Protest will get you JAIL TIME!

Can you believe this?

URGENT! OBAMA Signs Anti-Protest Bill - FREE SPEECH & Protest will get you JAIL TIME!___

2012-04-26 14:45:41 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s) 

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2012-04-25 14:12:10 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s) 

Subject: "What is it all about"?



A friend passed this along to me!
It just occurred to me... With all the noise the media is making about
> Romney's wealth, I don't recall such bluster and hand-wringing over the
> Kennedy fortune. Or, for that matter, John Kerry. Or the fact that John
> Kerry gave virtually nothing to charity while Romney gave something on the
> order of $4 million...in addition to his entire inheritance from his father.
>
> Oh. Wait. I just remembered. Romney is Republican.
> Kerry and the Kennedys are Democrats.
> Also, Romney worked for his money.
> Kennedy inherited his.
> And Kerry married his.
>
> Never mind. Nothing to see here folks. Move along.
>
> "If you don't read the newspaper, you're uninformed.... more »

Subject: "What is it all about"?



A friend passed this along to me!
It just occurred to me... With all the noise the media is making about
> Romney's wealth, I don't recall such bluster and hand-wringing over the
> Kennedy fortune. Or, for that matter, John Kerry. Or the fact that John
> Kerry gave virtually nothing to charity while Romney gave something on the
> order of $4 million...in addition to his entire inheritance from his father.
>
> Oh. Wait. I just remembered. Romney is Republican.
> Kerry and the Kennedys are Democrats.
> Also, Romney worked for his money.
> Kennedy inherited his.
> And Kerry married his.
>
> Never mind. Nothing to see here folks. Move along.
>
> "If you don't read the newspaper, you're uninformed.
> If you read the newspaper, you're misinformed." ...Mark Twain___

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2012-04-25 13:17:41 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s) 

A new low for the highest office in the nation!!! Is this what we really want from our President of the USA ? Is this not Racism at the highest level?

Seriously—REALLY SERIOUSLY—what do YOU think would have happened IF a Caucasian President had ever produced and published a You Tube Video for ALL WHITE PEOPLE to unite for a WHITE PRESIDENT…Seriously, what do you think would have happened…

In my opinion, this is the MOST SIGNIFICANT DEMONSTRATION of INTENTIONAL DIVISIVE RACISM by ANY PRESIDENT in the history of OUR COUNTRY that I recall having seen - THIS GOES OVER THE LINE FOR ME
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THIS IS A DANGEROUS VIDEO.

Obama Announces the 2012 Launch of African Americans for Obama this is what racism smells like. It can't be explained away.

Would you vote for a white person who did this? I wouldn't andI think... more »

A new low for the highest office in the nation!!! Is this what we really want from our President of the USA ? Is this not Racism at the highest level?

Seriously—REALLY SERIOUSLY—what do YOU think would have happened IF a Caucasian President had ever produced and published a You Tube Video for ALL WHITE PEOPLE to unite for a WHITE PRESIDENT…Seriously, what do you think would have happened…

In my opinion, this is the MOST SIGNIFICANT DEMONSTRATION of INTENTIONAL DIVISIVE RACISM by ANY PRESIDENT in the history of OUR COUNTRY that I recall having seen - THIS GOES OVER THE LINE FOR ME
*******************************

THIS IS A DANGEROUS VIDEO.

Obama Announces the 2012 Launch of African Americans for Obama this is what racism smells like. It can't be explained away.

Would you vote for a white person who did this? I wouldn't and I think they would be run right out of town if they tried it. This is just some food for thought if you're pondering your vote in November.

Can you imagine Santorum or Romney or Newt or Paul putting out a call for all the white brothers and sisters to vote for him because he's white and so are they?

If this video is not alarming to you, simply delete. If you are offended by what's taking place, please pass it on.

President Obama Announces the 2012 Launch of African Americans for Obama___

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2012-04-22 13:16:25 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 0 +1s) 

Paintography for Sky Sunday

#skysunday curated by +Randy Scherkenbach and +Patrick Scherkenbach
#paintography curated by +Ray Bilcliff +Gail Beerman and +Sherry McBriar

Paintography for Sky Sunday

#skysunday curated by +Randy Scherkenbach and +Patrick Scherkenbach
#paintography curated by +Ray Bilcliff +Gail Beerman and +Sherry McBriar___

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2012-04-20 15:10:51 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s) 

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2012-04-20 15:07:37 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s) 

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2012-04-19 15:11:29 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s) 

HDR Feature: The Marble Hall ( Details at bit.ly/fp-marble )

Photo page: [ bit.ly/fp-marble ] - Before-and-after: [ bit.ly/bna-marble ]

About Truth in Photography
For my photo post yesterday, I received the usual "That's fake!" comments. Whenever you post something and label it HDR you will get these. Here is my take on this:

Some people think that an image that comes straight out of the camera represents the scene as it was in reality, and that any manipulation (especially HDR) alters this reality in unacceptable ways. The same people keep telling you that the original scene cannot possibly have looked like your image even though they never saw the scene.

I always tend to be very careful with terms like truth and reality. First, due to several technical restrictions, a photo is only a... more »

HDR Feature: The Marble Hall ( Details at bit.ly/fp-marble )

Photo page: [ bit.ly/fp-marble ] - Before-and-after: [ bit.ly/bna-marble ]

About Truth in Photography
For my photo post yesterday, I received the usual "That's fake!" comments. Whenever you post something and label it HDR you will get these. Here is my take on this:

Some people think that an image that comes straight out of the camera represents the scene as it was in reality, and that any manipulation (especially HDR) alters this reality in unacceptable ways. The same people keep telling you that the original scene cannot possibly have looked like your image even though they never saw the scene.

I always tend to be very careful with terms like truth and reality. First, due to several technical restrictions, a photo is only a projection of reality no matter what you do and don’t do to it. If a scene has a high dynamic range, then a well-made HDR will be able to capture it more realistically than a single exposure as it lifts at least one of these restrictions. Second, each person perceives reality differently. What our brain creates is a projection too, and our memory constantly keeps changing this projection depending on our experiences, mood and situation.

So, in essence, everything we think of as being reality is only our subjective interpretation. Instead of insisting that someone else’s photo should depict reality as you see it, you should enjoy that person’s version of reality since it may offer you a different perspective and enrich your own world. That is what we generally call art.

Source: [ bit.ly/fp-myths ]
#hdr #photography___

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2012-04-19 15:11:18 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s) 

Going back in the archives to share a personal fav for #bridgewednesday , #travelpanowednesday , and #widewednesdaypanorama .

This is the Bixby Bridge along California's Bug Sur costline. This image was created from 24 handheld portrait-oriented photos (3 rows by 8 columns). Of course that created a humongous canvas to work with so I had plenty or room to crop for the composition that I wanted to create.

I shot all 24 exposures manually in attempt of balancing the dynamic range as best as I could. I used Hugin to stitch this together and I think it did a fantastic job of blending the exposures across the overlapping frames.

Going back in the archives to share a personal fav for #bridgewednesday , #travelpanowednesday , and #widewednesdaypanorama .

This is the Bixby Bridge along California's Bug Sur costline. This image was created from 24 handheld portrait-oriented photos (3 rows by 8 columns). Of course that created a humongous canvas to work with so I had plenty or room to crop for the composition that I wanted to create.

I shot all 24 exposures manually in attempt of balancing the dynamic range as best as I could. I used Hugin to stitch this together and I think it did a fantastic job of blending the exposures across the overlapping frames.___

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