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  • Not just Party City: Why helium shortages worry scientists and researchers

    05/18/2019 12:23:47 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 78 replies
    NBC News ^ | May 18, 2019 | Mary Pflum
    This month’s announcement from Party City that it’s closing more than 40 stores as it grapples with new challenges, including diminishing helium supplies, likely came as unwelcome news to customers who count on the store for their balloon and event planning needs. But for scientists like Mark Elsesser, the announcement was something of a relief, inflating hopes that the public, and the government, might start paying closer attention. “When it comes to helium, we’re at a tipping point,” said Elsesser, who is the associate director of government affairs at the American Physical Society, a nonprofit association of physicists. “Party City...
  • Weekly Update: New FBI Docs On Clinton Email Scandal

    06/09/2018 9:17:57 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 15 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | June 8, 2018 | Tom Fitton
    Judicial Watch Uncovers Hidden Strzok Emails in Clinton-Lynch Tarmac Documents Court Hearing Ordered for Our Suit Seeking DOJ Fusion GPS Records China Syndrome: Rise & Fall of a Clinton Conspirator Judicial Watch Uncovers Hidden Strzok Emails in Clinton-Lynch Tarmac Documents This is just too rich. We now have emails from notorious anti-Trump, pro-Hillary Clinton FBI officials who seem to confirm that James Comey and Loretta Lynch decided to let Hillary Clinton ride on her email abuses before she was even interviewed by the FBI. The disclosure is found in 16 pages of FBI documents related to the infamous June...
  • California's governor agrees to deploy 400 National Guard troops at Trump's request

    04/11/2018 1:32:14 PM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 86 replies
    KCRA news ^ | 04/11/2018 | KCRA news
    Read Gov. Brown's full letter below. Dear Secretary Nielsen and Secretary Mattis: Pursuant to your request, the California National Guard will accept federal funding to add approximately 400 Guard members statewide to supplement the staffing of its ongoing program to combat transnational crime. This program is currently staffed by 250 personnel statewide, including 55 at the California border. Your funding for new staffing will allow the Guard to do what it does best: support operations targeting transnational criminal gangs, human traffickers and illegal firearm and drug smugglers along the border, the coast and throughout the state. Combating these criminal threats...

    06/27/2016 10:40:51 AM PDT · by Beowulf9 · 66 replies ^ | June 26, 2016 | Richard Saunders
    Ashe was due in court Monday with his Chinese businessman co-defendant Ng Lap Seng, who is charged with smuggling $4.5 million into the US since 2013 and lying that it was to buy art and casino chips. Ng was identified in a 1998 Senate report as the source of hundreds of thousands of dollars illegally funneled through an Arkansas restaurant owner, Charlie Trie, to the Democratic National Committee during the Clinton administration. (Ng was not charged with any crime.) Ng and Trie had visited the White House several times for Democratic fund-raising events and were photographed with then-President Bill Clinton...
  • Rand Paul is a True Republican

    02/03/2016 8:55:56 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 24 replies
    Red State ^ | February 3, 2016 | Leon H. Wolf
    I've knocked around Rand Paul quite a lot over the last year-plus, and I think most or all if it was well-deserved (I've also, it should be noted, praised him a few times as well, when he deserved it). But Paul's decision to drop out of the race today (before New Hampshire) in order to help unify the party to defeat Trump, shows that he, like Scott Walker, is a true Republican who believes in conservative principles, and for that he should be commended. See, there are two types of people who call themselves Republicans. The first are those who...
  • Can we run our cars on natural gas? Interview with Bob Farris and Carole Hornsby Haynes, PhD,

    09/29/2015 4:05:50 PM PDT · by RaceBannon · 62 replies
    The Jacki daily Show ^ | 6/17/2015 | The Jacki Daily Show
    Can We Run Our Cars on Natural Gas? In an attempt to insulate the U.S. from dependence on foreign oil, many have advocated that we transition our vehicles from oil derived gasoline to natural gas. One North Texas couple invested in this plan, and Bob Farris and Carole Hornsby Haynes, PhD, share their experience. While natural gas is a great fuel for fleet vehicles and large trucks or buses, it faces many challenges in the rest of the commercial fleet.
  • How Long Before Hillary Garbed in a Bathrobe Starts Wandering the Streets of Chappaqua?

    09/27/2015 10:30:17 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 54 replies
    American Thinker ^ | September 27, 2015 | Clarice Feldman
    Some years ago, in an effort to avoid prosecution, Mafia boss Vincent “Vinnie the Chin” Gigante donned a bathrobe and wandered the streets of Little Italy and Greenwich Village posing as a demented old man. I wonder if Hillary Clinton is getting fitted for just such a bathrobe and starts wandering the lanes of Chappaqua in Westchester to avoid prosecution herself. For years I’ve saved lots of time by considering every word she says a lie, and her story about her emails and email server proves my point. Everything she said about the emails has come apart and now there...
  • We Live In A New World And The Saudis Are The First To Get It

    12/25/2014 1:52:04 PM PST · by SatinDoll · 38 replies
    The Automatic Earth blog ^ | Dec. 24, 2012 | Raul Ilargi Meijer
    [ Secondary blog source: Tyler Durden / The Zero Hedge / ] There are many things I don’t understand these days, and some are undoubtedly due to the limits of my brain power. But at the same time some are not. I’m the kind of person who can no longer believe that anyone would get excited over a 5% American GDP growth number. Not even with any other details thrown in, just simply a print like that. It’s so completely out of left field and out of proportion that you would think by now at least a few more...
  • Propane Spot Price: Mt Belvieu Tx is $1.50; Midwest is $5

    01/28/2014 8:42:14 PM PST · by topher · 45 replies
    Cash Price Propane: Mount Belvieu, Texas Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - $1.5114 Previous Day's price - $1.5155 Year ago - $0.8411 Natural Gas, Henry Hub $5.240 [1/28/2014] 5.750 [Yesterday] 3.191 [Year Ago]
  • Senator Jeff Sessions Floor Speech on Tanker

    12/16/2009 6:51:21 AM PST · by MHalblaub · 11 replies · 773+ views
    KEEPOURTANKER.COM ^ | 2009-12-15 | Jeff Sessions
    "Mr. President, I wish to share a few other thoughts [...] Earlier, one of our colleagues, Senator Murray, for whom I have great admiration, I understand told NPR: All things considered, I have stood on the line in Everett, Washington, where we have thousands of workers who go to work every day to build these planes. I would challenge anybody to tell me that they stood on a line in Alabama and seen anybody build anything. [...] DOD’s latest acquisition strategy for the KC-X aerial refueling tanker replacement competition is, unfortunately, deeply flawed. Instead of the modern, multirole, game-changing, transformational...
  • Palin in Philly: Obama's Catch-22

    12/02/2008 6:12:57 AM PST · by Charlie Fairbanks · 46 replies · 1,638+ views
    Men for Palin Blog ^ | December 2, 2008 | W. T. Howes
    The image of a very popular governor and possible 2012 rival hangs over the President-elect as he establishes a professional relationship with her. BHO is in a Catch-22. On one hand, he has an obligation to work with her on the natural gas pipeline project. On the other, if he helps make it a success, does he hand a potential rival an accomplishment?
  • U.S. begins relief effort in Georgia Bush dispatches Rice to aid diplomatic efforts

    08/13/2008 12:03:48 PM PDT · by Fred · 16 replies · 248+ views
    Stars and Stripes ^ | 081408 | Jeff Schogol
    Mideast edition, Thursday, August 14, 2008 ARLINGTON, Va. — President Bush has ordered the U.S. military to begin a humanitarian mission in Georgia. "This mission will be vigorous and ongoing," Bush said Wednesday at the White House, adding that a U.S. C-17 aircraft with humanitarian supplies was on its way to Georgia. Russian troops and tanks invaded the country last week in response to a Georgian offensive intended to retake the breakaway province of South Ossetia. The Russian president later ordered Russian forces to halt their drive into Georgia, but it was unclear Wednesday whether Russian troops had moved further...
  • A New Global Market for Natural Gas - Russia's invasion of Georgia is a dangerous precedent.

    08/13/2008 10:01:49 AM PDT · by Fred · 1 replies · 123+ views
    Seeking Alpha ^ | 081308 | Michael B. Smith
    In late 2006, China for the first time in its history became a net coal importer. This changed the dyanmics of the world's energy market. Korea and Japan, previously importers of Chinese coal, were sent scrambling for alternative sources of energy. What they found in the winter of 2007 was LNG for $18-$20/BTU. China too was a willing buyer. The coal scramble was also felt in Europe. Australian coal was bottlenecked and/or kept in the Asian region. Power outages in South African coal mines made the situation worse for Europeans as they lost out on significant supply. What followed was...
  • Firing Offense (Air Force Tanker deal)

    06/09/2008 3:26:04 PM PDT · by pissant · 34 replies · 103+ views
    Townhall ^ | 6/9/08 | Frank Gaffney
    When Defense Secretary Robert Gates summarily fired the top civilian and military Air Force officials last week, the reason he gave was a grave failure of leadership with respect to that service’s nuclear missions. The low priority assigned by the Pentagon to its nuclear stewardship responsibilities is systemic and acute. Consequently, this act of accountability is both warranted and a needed wake-up call to all the armed forces. As it happens, there is another ground on which the dismissal of Air Force Secretary Michael Wynne could be justified. He was specifically brought in to clean up Air Force procurement, but...
  • Alaska Guard Troops Report for Duty in Kuwait

    11/16/2006 4:05:45 PM PST · by SandRat · 3 replies · 441+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | By Sgt. Sarah Scully, USA
    CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait, Nov. 16, 2006 -- Instead of climbing aboard a snowmobile to track prey and patrol the vast wilderness, they now slide into military vehicles and patrol a sandy wasteland, looking for suspicious activity. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Alan Feaster, 3rd Battalion, 297th Infantry Regiment command sergeant major, listens to a training discussion at Camp Shelby, Miss., before the unit deployed to Kuwait. U.S. Army photo  '(Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. Leaving behind frozen tundra to serve in a scorching desert, hundreds of soldiers from the Alaska National Guard have taken over the quick-reaction force and...
  • Agents arrest suspected MS-13 gang member [South Texas]

    08/31/2006 9:41:22 AM PDT · by SwinneySwitch · 17 replies · 1,074+ views
    BROWNSVILLE, Texas- Border Patrol agents aided by National Guard members arrested a 22-year-old suspected member of the violent Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13, gang on Wednesday as he tried to re-enter the United States, Customs and Border Protection said. Andres Gonzalo Manzaneres, of El Salvador, was one of nine illegal immigrants spotted by National Guard members monitoring images from surveillance cameras placed near the Los Tomates international bridge in Brownsville. The Guard members alerted Border Patrol agents in the field, who arrested the immigrants. Agents processing Manzaneres noticed MS-13 style tattoos on his body, and said a fingerprint scan turned up...
  • Troops arrive on the border(TX)

    07/24/2006 10:37:30 AM PDT · by devane617 · 9 replies · 378+ views
    Alpine Avalanche ^ | 07/24/2006 | unk
    Troops arrive on the border"Welcome. I'm glad you're here and we can use your help," said Chief Patrol Agent Simon Garza, Jr., as he welcomed Texas National Guard soldiers to Customs and Border Protection's Border Patrol Marfa Sector earlier this week. The guard contingent is part of an overall deployment on the Southwest Border of the United States to assist the Border Patrol. "We've worked with the guard for a number of years so we know each other," said Garza. National Guard troops have been deployed in California, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas as a request from President Bush in...
  • Active duty troops won't be used for forcible evacuations in New Orleans (It's Illegal)

    09/08/2005 7:18:27 PM PDT · by xzins · 15 replies · 688+ views
    Stars & Stripes ^ | 8 Sep 05 | Jeff Schogol and Lisa Burgess,
    ARLINGTON, Va. — Active duty troops will not be used to forcibly evacuate people from New Orleans, but National Guard troops might, the deputy commander of U.S. Northern Command said Wednesday. New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin instructed law enforcement officers and the U.S. military late Tuesday to evacuate all holdouts for their own safety. But none have been forcibly removed yet, said Army Lt. Gen. Joseph Inge. Should authorities decide to remove the people, that task would fall to the roughly 900 New Orleans police officers still on duty and the National Guard, he said. Since forcible evacuations would be...
  • AVH nurse sending packages to troops in Iraq

    07/18/2005 1:41:00 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 7 replies · 438+ views
    Valley Press on ^ | Monday, July 18, 2005
    LANCASTER - Entire units of soldiers stationed in Iraq will soon be receiving many items that are difficult or impossible for them to get, thanks to the efforts of an Antelope Valley Hospital nurse. Wendy Fuentes, assistant director of the 2 Tower telemetry unit at the hospital , has gathered hundreds of nonperishable items, from beef jerky to toothpaste, and assembled large care packages to send to various units stationed in Iraq. Many hospital employees have gotten behind the effort, donating items as well as money for the considerable postage required to get the packages to their destinations. "Wendy Fuentes...
  • Guam Guard returns from Africa

    07/06/2005 5:26:41 PM PDT · by SandRat · 4 replies · 345+ views
    ARNEWS ^ | July 6, 2005 | Capt. Juanita Chang
    OAHU, Hawaii (Army News Service July 6, 2005) - More than 150 Soldiers from the Guam Army National Guard returned to Hawaii after serving a year with Combined Joint Task Force -- Horn of Africa June 28. Although the Company A, 294th Infantry Regiment (Light) has deployed in the past, this marks the first time the unit has deployed in support of a combat mission. The task force oversees counterterrorism operations in the Horn of Africa for U.S. Central Command in support of the Global War on Terrorism, as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. Several family members traveled to meet...