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Little Known Facts

  • Temp Extremes on Earth's surface on 7-20-2016!
    These ARE "everyday" & NOT Record Temps!
    Iraq: 126deg. F.
    Antartica: -91deg. F.
    217 deg. spread
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  • 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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  • The Dollar's Value IS Tanking!
    '92-'05 ~ $400 oz.
    2011 - $1800+ oz.
    The Gold Story
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  • Money Isn't Counted in Venezuela, It Is Weighed:
    10-31-16; Wall
    Street Journal,
    1 Doz. eggs, $150
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In 1757, Lomonosov fathered the theory crude oil originates from biological material. The Story
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Little Known Arab Facts
The Story
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The REAL “Cellular Therapy” Story
The Cell Story
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Read: Climate Change "Consensus" a Fallacy
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Read: Astronauts Object to Global Warming "Crisis" Assertion
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17,000+ children and teens are treated for lawn mower injuries each year. The Story

Beacon of HOPE Needs Your Assistance

The SAS program (Students Achieving Success) is designed to keep kids in school. Dropouts dramatically affect our country’s economy. Twenty years ago we led the world in college graduates. Monday it was announced that we had dropped to 12th. And nationwide over 30% of students fail to finish high school!

In its initial year SAS had five Pine Island Elementary School students partake in its after school program. SAS is now on course for 35 students.

SAS is a mentoring and an enrichment program exposing the children to programs that are not found in the formal school environment.

The help? Mentors and enrichment facilitators are vital to the success of the program. A mentor will share time and assist in guiding a few students. There is no specific education required to be a mentor. Successful mentors come from a variety of backgrounds. The rewards, however, of working with the kids during the school year, are phenomenal.

Also needed are enrichment facilitators. These are people to share experiences and/or hobbies occasionally. Anything you can offer will be used and appreciated.

If you could spare a few hours a week on Pine Island, please call Carlyn Herring, 282-5610; Elsie Stearns, 283-1480, or Buzzy Phillips, 283-8977 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
    Mask
    discovered over 40 years ago

Relevant Quotes

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