Little Known Facts

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    These ARE "everyday" & NOT Record Temps!
    Iraq: 126deg. F.
    Antartica: -91deg. F.
    217 deg. spread
  • Sea Levels in Pineland have NOT gone up 1 inch in
    50 years - But
    the Atlantic Ocean,
    150 miles away
    has risen 3 feet?
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    '92-'05 ~ $400 oz.
    2011 - $1800+ oz.
    The Gold Story
  • Money Isn't Counted in Venezuela, It Is Weighed:
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    Street Journal,
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In 1757, Lomonosov fathered the theory crude oil originates from biological material. The Story

Little Known Arab Facts
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The REAL “Cellular Therapy” Story
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Read: Astronauts Object to Global Warming "Crisis" Assertion

17,000+ children and teens are treated for lawn mower injuries each year. The Story

1st Annual Bert's Redfish Challenge

09/04/2010 7:00 am

Bert's Redfish Challenge is a Charity Fishing Tournament put together to assist people and non profit organizations in Southwest Florida. The 2010 Bert's Redifsh Challenge is going to benefit The Pete Gee Cancer Fund and F.I.S.H. of Pine Island.
Pete Gee is the Assistant Chief of the Fort Myers Shores Fire District in Eastern Lee County, FL. Pete was diagnosed with cancer last year and has been undergoing aggressive treatment ever since. Last Year Bert's Bar and Grill hosted the "We're Fishing for Pete's Sake" fishing Tournament and we were able to raise over $3500.00 for the Pete Gee Cancer Fund.
F.I.S.H. is a non-profit organization on Pine Island that assists residents in need with transportation, obtaining medical supplies, rent payments, utility bills, medical bills, etc. They also provide relief to non-paid primary caregivers for up to 4 hours per week, contact with home-bound individuals by phone and home visits. Furthermore, Pine Island F.I.S.H. is the lead agency in the Pine Island "Basket Brigade" Program. F.I.S.H. is entirely free to those who need their assistance and they are solely funded by donations.

Friday September 3, 2010 - Captains Meeting at Bert's Bar and Grill in Matlacha, FL Saturday September 4, 2010 - honor start at 7am. Weigh in at Bert's Bar and Grill from 11am until 3:30pm. Awards and raffle after weigh in. Charity fishing Tournament for The Pete Gee Cancer Fund and Pine Island F.I.S.H. 1st, 2nd, 3rd get cash prizes and 4th gets free entry to next year's event. Entry fee is $200.00 per boat - 4 anglers per boat max. email bertsredfishchallenge@hotmail.com for more information.

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Items of Note

  • NOW! 4th of July, 2017 -- Here for 4th of July, 2017 Parade video
  • ClamJamSWFL Video video link
  • 4th of July, 2016- Here for 4th of July, 2016 Parade video
  • Actual Photo of the Calusa Golden
    discovered over 40 years ago

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In 10,000 years no one ever sacrificed their arms, their legs, their family or their life for "progress."

Speaking of Iran's crude nuclear bomb technology and inaccurate delivery systems, "If I were the (west bank) Palestinians, I'd be a little nervous." --John Wohlstetter, a senior fellow at the Discovery Institute
"Goodbye, my beloved friend. A great voice falls silent. A great heart stops. " --Salman Rushdie (On the death of Christopher Hitchens, Dec.,16, 2011)

"The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not."...."To compel a man to furnish funds for the propagation of ideas he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical."-- Thomas Jefferson

"If Congress can employ money indefinitely to the general welfare… The powers of Congress would subvert the very foundation, the very nature of the limited government established by the people of America."--Alexander Hamilton:

“You can always count on Americans to do the right thing - after they've tried everything else." --Winston Churchill