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  • 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

Pine Island American Legion Post 136 has Installation of New Officers

The American Legion Post 136 of St. James City, Florida held it’s installation of officers on Monday, July 18, 2011. There were representatives from the National, State of Florida and District representatives at the installation.

Our little, isolated Post was recognized for excellence in many categories, none more important than contributions to service and donations to veterans and their families. We were recognized as being a family, one that supports the community and to our own.

The pride shown in every face in the room! The Associations of Riders of the Post was recognized not only for the fun that they create but, their ability to ride to and communicate with other American Legion and VFW Posts to promote camaraderie and patriotism. One hundred percent of their treasury goes to either supporting the Post, veterans, their families or the local community! You just have to be a member of one of the other parts of our family to join the Riders. You will never regret it!

The Auxiliary won the most awards as usual.
Their outstanding commitment to our local community was recognized by all. One member, Linda Newman, was recognized as the outstanding person in all of the state of Florida and, she is one of our families. The President of the Auxiliary, Carol Paulson, needed a wheel barrow to take home all the trophies and award their unit won. Honor your parents or grandparents and become one of one of the most prestigious Auxiliaries in the State of Florida!

The Sons of the Legion
does most of the work around the Post. We have several “dual” members that belong to the SAL and the Legion. Post 136 could not survive without their leadership and members! All you need to be is a son of a veteran to join. They cook, they fix, and they enjoy themselves. Honor your family members who have served this country and join them!

Finally, the members of the Post were recognized for their leadership, dedication and service to those who need it most, those who have served our country with honor and courage. Those who have made the ultimate sacrifice and the families they left behind. The membership supports the people and organizations of Pine Island, Veterans and any veteran or their families in need.” We prove it every day!

We are a charitable organization first! We also have a lot of fun doing so. We serve lunch every day; have a beautiful lounge, entertainment and dinners on certain nights. The Post, SAL and Auxiliary are doing just great! We were awarded a special honor at the State Convention for all three of our families making more than 100% membership goals. We were one of the very few. Our success is based on the fact that people just want to join our Post.

We welcome any veterans who meet our standards. We welcome their families. We are proud to serve. We look forward to you or your family joining our family.

Capt. Barry August, Commander
St. James City, FL
239-282-2200

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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