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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

Pay Tribute to Our Past and Present Troops in all Armed Forces

Pete Gonyea a member of the VFW had visited a Post in St. Augustine and had seen a beautiful mural on the wall there. He was so moved by the mural that he suggested having one painted in the local VFW at a meeting. It was voted on and approved by the Post committee.

The next step was to find someone to paint the mural. Ila Valcarcel was approached by her daughter Cassandra (VFW Bartender) and Pete , as Ila’s daughter knew she enjoyed painting and thought she would be able to help out. Of course Ila jumped at the chance of being able to express her gratitude to the Veterans for all of their service and sacrifices that they have given for all of us Americans.

Ila wanted to come up with a picture that represented all of the service branches of the military and show the pride we all feel for America. Unfortunately, before I began the mural, Pete passed away unexpectedly. Ila said “My heart just broke over the loss of such a gentle and nice man. He didn’t get to see the final design or the finished mural, but with every stroke of my brush, I knew he would have loved it.” She said “My heart and soul went into this mural…not just for Pete, but also for all of the people that come to the VFW every day”. She said “They are a family and welcomed me with open arms. I am so proud that I was able to create something that has moved so many, in such profound ways, that let them reflect on their own personal story of service.” Stop by the Greater Pine Island VFW Post. 4353

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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