Hundreds of birds die in western Ky.

Jan 5, 2011 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: The Cincinnati Enquirer

MURRAY, Ky. - State wildlife officials say "several hundred" dead birds were found near the Murray State University campus last week.

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Truckers keep this country going. If trucking stops we get no food, clothing, personal care items, medicine,and anything else that you can think of. Without efficient transportation of goods, we get set back about 100 years.
SO true. If anything happened to our major highways and truckers, not to mention our railway systems, all supplies would be cut off. No food, no medicines, no way for help to reach people who are in dire need. That's one of the many ways that terrorists would attack us, if they have a mind to shut us down. Can you imagine having to depend on air drops for food, etc? Many would starve because they don't know how to survive on minimal wares.

Maybe I should say WHEN these terrorists have the mind to attack us. It's imminent, I'm afraid. We already have so many who despise the USA and her values. We hear it every day on the news. Much of it, we never hear of and probably never will due to national security. There are hoards of dissidents who are more than willing to sacrifice their own lives trying to break us down and watch the USA fall.. It's happening in other countries. I'm afraid that it's only a matter of time before we're hit again like 9/11.

Even though WE learned a lot from that attack, so have the terrorists..

Our truckers are an integral part of survival! Anyone who doesn't fully appreciate what they do, simply hasn't thought things through. Without them, we'd be in dire straits. Without a highway system for them to travel, we'd have no truckers able to get through to us.
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the Muslims have just warned the world -{ via al ja zerza - big al gores Arab news TV network } that another 911 style attack will happen soon ,...

one can only wonder , just what those morons are up too this time ,.......
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Good evening bird threaders, where is everyone? lala, I am so sorry I missed you, I have a follow up preview of that little Clydesdale you named so well, I will have to post it for you.

It was great to get out and see some people, shop and stock up for the next round of ole man winter..Sat/Sun. I won't have to go out. Looks like that white stuff is going to remind us it is February not April. haha

Ancient Wolf, I hope you had a good visit with your son. Loved the super bowl comment. I am with you. Popcorn. I have seen most of the commercials already. I already picked my favorite. Your dinner sounded wonderful and I hope you and your friend had a pleasant time.

Nope, we have no idea what is at our country disposal for fighting terrorist and our military and defense dept has things we have never heard of with new methods of fighting just about everything. HAARP is used for many things. You can tell that by reading this bill introduced to Congress with FOXNEWS new commentator Congressman Kucinich, the bill was introduced in Oct 2001. I posted it a couple times in the last two years. Very interesting reading. Discusses chemtrails as well. I have seen chemtrails. Check it out:

Space Preservation Act of 2001 (Introduced in the House)
http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bill.xpd...

Hi Hempburn, betty, misty-eyed, our missing posters, and everyone else. Hope you are having a good evening. A warm one at least. lol
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For lala, this is my pick for the Super Bowl commercials on Sunday, I don't have to see the rest. You will love it:

2013 Budweiser Super Bowl Commercial —

The Clydesdales: "Brotherhood"

Published on Jan 31, 2013
See Budweiser's 2013 Super Bowl ad featuring our famous Clydesdales horses — and introducing our newest foal, who was just 7 days old during the shoot.

http://www.youtube.com/watch...

I still think the name you gave it sounds the most suited for this little Bud. lol
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This story was on The Today Show. It reminded me of Ancient Wolf and an uncle of mine. Unconditional love for their soulmate. We should all be so lucky.

Caring Man Teaches His Longtime Love to Read After Stroke

After suffering a tragic stroke, this woman lost the ability to read. Her boyfriend, who helped her through recovery, also helped her gain this valuable skill back. Now, this is true romance!

http://www.godvine.com/Caring-Man-Teaches-His...
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For Hempburn:

Record-setting asteroid to shave past Earth next month

An asteroid about half the size of a football field will zoom past Earth on Feb. 15, closer than the man-made satellites that power GPS, says NASA.
“This is a record-setting close approach,” Don Yeomans of NASA’s Near Earth Object Program at JPL said in a video released by NASA this week. Yeomans, however, emphasized that the asteroid, designated 2012DA14, won’t hit Earth.
“It will come interestingly close, closer than many man-made satellites,” he said.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/science/2013/01/31/rec...
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Wow, I would freak if someone got up like that. lol I guess the Creator had something else for her to do.:)

101-year-old woman not ready to go after all, wakes up at own funeral

Funerals are sad occasions — unless the deceased suddenly comes back to life. Peng Xiuhua's final send-off became an all-out party when she suddenly opened her eyes. Peng's two daughters had found their 101-year-old mother unconscious on Jan. 19 in China's Guangdong province. When they couldn't detect a pulse or breathing, they declared her dead and began preparing for her funeral. The next afternoon, they wrapped her in a cloak and placed her in her coffin. That's when Peng looked up, smiled and said, "Hello there," shocking all her mourners. Villagers switched gears and threw a lively banquet instead.[Source]

http://now.msn.com/peng-xiuhua-a-101-year-old...
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Gotta run. BlueBloods is coming on. I will check back later. If not, have a peaceful evening and stay warm.
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Record-setting asteroid to shave past Earth next month
An asteroid about half the size of a football field will zoom past Earth on Feb. 15, closer than the man-made satellites that power GPS, says NASA.
“This is a record-setting close approach,” Don Yeomans of NASA’s Near Earth Object Program at JPL said in a video released by NASA this week. Yeomans, however, emphasized that the asteroid, designated 2012DA14, won’t hit Earth.
“It will come interestingly close, closer than many man-made satellites,” he said.
Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/science/2013/01/31/rec...
half as close to earth as the moon ,....
maybe the myans were not wrong -after all ,...
just off by a few weeks

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I have a computer operated/electronic telescope here. I'm going to practice with and tweak it beforehand to see if I can speed it's response time to coincide with this asteroids flight path. It should be interesting!! If I can get the coordinates right, maybe.... Just maybe.... I've never gotten it to follow an object going at that speed before, so I don't know if it's able to or not.

Hope it's a clear sky that night.

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I just got out the manual to see if it had that capability. So far I'm not hopeful that it can keep up.. I'm gonna give it heck though, as long as the sky is willing and my hands don't freeze up too much to work the hand held remote anyway. At the very least, maybe I can get a closer look at it for a few seconds at a time. I suppose it would also depend on any moonlight, etc..

The article says that either the highly experienced or lucky stargazers might get a peek at it. I'm going to have to depend on the "lucky" part, hehe! I'm surely not highly experienced by any means.. It's just a fun hobby.
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Abeliever wrote:
For Hempburn:
Record-setting asteroid to shave past Earth next month
An asteroid about half the size of a football field will zoom past Earth on Feb. 15, closer than the man-made satellites that power GPS, says NASA.
“This is a record-setting close approach,” Don Yeomans of NASA’s Near Earth Object Program at JPL said in a video released by NASA this week. Yeomans, however, emphasized that the asteroid, designated 2012DA14, won’t hit Earth.
“It will come interestingly close, closer than many man-made satellites,” he said.
Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/science/2013/01/31/rec...
Impact of an asteroid that size would wreak havoc on the entire planet. The crater of one a third it's size now has the town of Middlesboro in it. I hope it passes by in a area we can view it.
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Hello Nope, Hempburn could probably give you some pointers on the telescope. He is a sky watcher too.

I hope you are having a warm evening. We are under another winter storm warning until Sunday afternoon. Some more of that white stuff. lol
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Hempburn wrote:
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Impact of an asteroid that size would wreak havoc on the entire planet. The crater of one a third it's size now has the town of Middlesboro in it. I hope it passes by in a area we can view it.
Me too. I would love to see it. I would imagine there is a livestream through a NASA site or somewhere if you don't have the equipment to see clearly. Feb 15th, I will have to mark that on my calendar.

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I could USE some "pointers"!!
Pun there? Yep!!
I had forgotten that Hemp was into stargazing too! Thanks AB!

Sometimes this thing is a little bit intimidating. It has a hand help programming pad that's a little difficult to manage, but I have been able to see some pretty awesome things. What I would really like to do is purchase a filter for seeing the full moon. The light of a full moon is too intense for the lenses I have..

I'd also like to purchase an adapter to hook my digital camera up to the view finder..

So Hemp, if you're willing and on a night when my brain isn't too foggy, maybe you can give me some advice, if you'd not mind?

Tonight I'm too weary. I had a busy day here and am too tired to list all of the technical specs of my telescope, hehe.
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McConnell joins backers of Kentucky industrial hemp bill; Rogers still opposes

http://www.courier-journal.com/article/201301...

The two most senior members of Kentucky’s federal congressional delegation have taken opposite sides in the debate over legalizing industrial hemp in Kentucky.

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Thursday that he is supporting the effort to legalize the product —saying he’s been convinced of its economic potential for Kentucky’s farmers and his state’s economy.

But U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers, the 5th District Republican who chairs the House Appropriations Committee, said in a statement later in the day that he remains unconvinced that the economic potential outweighs the concerns of law enforcement.

Kentucky Senate Bill 50, pushed by state Agriculture Commissioner James Comer, would allow production of industrial hemp if the federal government reclassified the plant as separate from marijuana.

Hemp seeds produce plants with less than 1 percent THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, which has between 3 percent and 15 percent THC.
The Kentucky State Police oppose the bill, saying it would make enforcement efforts against marijuana, which looks identical to hemp, more difficult. Also opposing the bill are the Kentucky Narcotic Officers’ Association and Operation UNITE, an Eastern Kentucky drug eradication group founded by Rogers.

Besides McConnell, a Republican, the bill is backed by U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth, D-3rd District, and U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie, R-4th District, all three of whom are scheduled to testify Feb. 11 before the Senate Agriculture Committee........

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Kentucky is doomed to remain 50 years behind in the times. It's been that way since I first started to notice it as a kid, and it will be that way loooong after I'm gone. This state will have a very hard time being able to catch up at this point and time. It will take generations to pull it off.

What I used to consider part of the Kentucky charm, I now see as pure stubbornness toward anything progressive..

I'm SO thankful I chose to move back here only after I no longer needed to depend on our local mindset or economy to support myself. Sad to say that out loud, but it's true...

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Me too. I would love to see it. I would imagine there is a livestream through a NASA site or somewhere if you don't have the equipment to see clearly. Feb 15th, I will have to mark that on my calendar.
Yes! There IS a site for that! I viewed the last meteor shower on it in real time after I froze half to death out there for an hour, LOL!. If I've got it bookmarked I'll post it. If not, I'll hunt it down for you!

I might have a better time viewing it that way myself. This telescope I have can be laptop/computer linked, so it will be on anyway, ROFLMBO!!

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This is a pretty interesting site, by the way:
http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-...

It talks about the DA14 Asteroid in pretty good detail.

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