Study reveals origins of Juan de Fuca, small but dangerous tectonic plate

New seismic attenuation data — the measure of lost seismic energy — has offered fresh insights into the nature of the mid-ocean ridge system.

Source: Study reveals origins of Juan de Fuca, small but dangerous tectonic plate – UPI.com

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Venezuela’s health care crisis overwhelms hospitals in neighboring Colombia – Socialist Fail Again

Venezuela’s health care crisis overwhelms hospitals in neighboring Colombia | Fox News

“Venezuela’s health crisis is spilling over to neighboring Colombia, where the border town of Cucuta is struggling to provide the medical care increasingly unavailable in the socialist country.

As a result, Cucuta’s main hospital has amassed a monumental amount of debt as it helps out the thousands of Venezuelan patients that arrive every year from across the border. A large number of those are women in labor.

“In the first quarter of 2017, [Erasmo Meoz Hospital] admitted 1,000 Venezuelans. The increasing rate is worrying, as it could come to 4,000 migrants cared for by the end of this year,””

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Lashing for Gay Sex in moderate Indonesia: Three hooded men took turns

Source: Mick Hartley: Three hooded men took turns

“The Indonesian couple sentenced to a public lashing for gay sex last week have now received their punishment under sharia law. It was quite a show:

The crowd roared as two men in their early 20s – one muttering through clenched teeth – received 83 lashes each outside a mosque in the Indonesian province of Aceh for the crime of gay sex.”

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Guns & Islam

Source: KA-CHING!

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The First Terrorist War 

The First Terrorist War [Written 2003] @ AMERICAN DIGEST

“A dear and close friend becomes upset whenever I mention that this disease of Islam needs to be eradicated root and branch. She condemns me for thinking it and for saying it. I tell her, “Very well, get ready to lose a city to the Islamic bomb. Get ready to lose families and children.” This angers her because she sees it as an irrational response, an evil and hateful response. She is right. It is irrational, evil, and hateful. It is a response not from my mind but from the surge in my blood and my bone of my ancestors’ spirit. My blood and my bones call for a war of fire; of an annihilation that is utter and complete.

But these things are “badthink” and my rational mind says to wait. As does hers. As do most minds in the West. And so it goes.

And so it goes on, and so we lose children, all because our rational minds, our moral minds, tell us we cannot kill the number of innocents we would need to in order to eradicate the black evil at the center of their faith. We cannot yet do what we know we will have to do.”

We dropped two A-Bombs on Japan. It ended the war and saved lives.  A terrible choice and it worked. Has the war on Terror become so bad that we make another terrible choice? Not there yet.

 

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Police: SF Montessori teacher called in bomb threats to his school

“A 22-year-old assistant teacher at a San Francisco Montessori school was arrested for calling in bomb threats to the preschool where he worked, police said Tuesday. Pablo Munoz, who worked at the LePort Montessori School at 50 Fell Street, was booked in San Francisco County Jail on suspicion of felony threats and misdemeanor false reporting of a bomb, police said. ”

Source: Police: SF Montessori teacher called in bomb threats – SFGate

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Trump names nuclear chief Svinicki to a new 5-year term – ABC News

Trump names nuclear chief Svinicki to a new 5-year term – ABC News

“Trump had previously named her to lead the five-member panel through June. Svinicki, a Republican and a nuclear engineer, has served on the commission since 2008.

Trump also nominated two other Republicans to fill out the commission: Annie Caputo, a Senate aide and former Exelon executive, and former South Carolina Public Service Commission Chairman David Wright.

All three appointments require confirmation by the Senate.”

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