Wednesday, February 29, 2012


So do you still believe BP when they pay for advertising to try to CONVINCE YOU that the beaches are clean?
Wake up!
They're not!
Do you want to go swimming in this $hit?
Our beaches are destroyed forever!

TRUE BLUE CIRCLES--Bracelets for a Healthy, Blue Gulf of Mexico

A fundraising effort for those who support a healthy Gulf of Mexico Region.
The idea for the TRUE BLUE CIRCLES is the brainchild of Anita Stewart, Gulf Coast Activist and an effort to work simultaneously with the BLUE BULB PROJECT for the Gulf. 


Based on the fact that we are all inter-related and everything is connected, we who live here in the Gulf have made friends and developed positive relationships and contacts that we would have otherwise not made because of the crisis that has happened here. This is a way of bringing us together, so the name TRUE BLUE CIRCLES was a fit! Wearing the bracelets connects us and increases awareness to all who see us wearing them, that we need a TRUE BLUE and HEALTHY Gulf Coast Region.

25% of the proceeds will go to the Gulf Restoration Network and other Gulf Coast organizations that promote a clean and healthy Gulf.

The bracelets are simple, made of beads, shells and natural stones that are white, sand colored, blue or green, pieces of coral, glittering crystals, colored glass, simulated pearls and other beachy colors and stones and to be worn in support of a clean and blue Gulf of Mexico. 

EACH ONE IS UNIQUE and costs only $9.95! 
That price includes S and H.
Buy one for yourself or as gifts for others. 
Go to this link to purchase:

Sunday, February 26, 2012

Conclusive Evidence That BP Misrepresented Gulf Oil Spill Sent to Congress

Picture by Anita Stewart

Conclusive Evidence That BP Misrepresented Gulf Oil Spill Sent to Congress
Gulf Rescue Alliance (GRA) has just sent a briefing package to the Attorney Generals of Alabama and Louisiana which presents evidence they believe has never seen the light of day concerning the how and why of the Deepwater Horizon Disaster and subsequent release of toxic oil into the Gulf—oil that is still gushing from various seabed fractures and fissures.
The evidence provided therein clearly indicates:
• The unmentioned existence of a 3rd Macondo well (the real source of the explosion, DWH sinking and ensuing oil spill)
• The current condition of this well being such that it can never be properly capped.
• The compromised condition of the seabed floor being such that there are multiple unnatural sources of gushers continuing to pour into the Gulf, with Corexit dispersant still suppressing its visibility
• That the highly publicized capped well (Well A) never occurred as reported, and in fact was an abandoned well, hence it was never the source of the millions of gallons released into the Gulf.
GRA’s special report (a comprehensive compilation of research released by insiders and experts through confidential internet sources) has been forwarded to Congress in advance of BP’s upcoming trial on Monday, February 27th in New Orleans, LA.  Entitled An Expert’s Analysis of ROV Film Footage Taken at the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Disaster Site, it has also been submitted to the appropriate federal, state and county authorities, plaintiff attorneys, and environmental and health advocacy groups who have a stake in the outcome of the trial.
“The Gulf Rescue Alliance has no interest in publicity for itself, pointing fingers, finding who to blame or anything else; we are interested in catalyzing action on an urgent basis to save the Gulf from long-term, disastrous impacts by getting actual solutions being applied; solutions that have been blocked by the EPA for the past 23 years.  We hold the EPA directly responsible for keeping in place the destructive response protocols used in this disaster aka Corexit.  The Gulf and the life it supports can’t wait 3, 6 or 12 months for a trial to bring a resolution; nor will a real resolution be possible if no admission occurs of the currently uncapped well. Justice and damage dollars will mean nothing if the Gulf is dead,” said a spokesperson for GRA.
Much of the original underwater video that was analyzed comes from*,“an online resource for those studying the largest environmental disaster in U.S. history. The site provides an archive of the underwater video of the event, as well as additional tools and resources for educators, scientists, and engineers who are expanding our knowledge of environmental issues.”
“ is developed and hosted by Purdue University working in cooperation with the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works and the House Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming and the Energy and Environment Subcommittee in the House Energy and Commerce Committee.”
The aforementioned “Expert’s Analysis” makes plain the fact that much information, of which BP et al. was the exclusive source, had been misrepresented with prior deliberation before being submitted to the US Federal Government and other concerned parties.  In many cases the forensic analysis has laid bare a pattern of tampering with evidence in an attempt to mitigate the compensatory and punitive damages BP might be forced to pay.
This extraordinary report goes on to document a scenario in which it appears that BP illegally drilled more than one well at the Macondo Prospect in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM). Furthermore, the well that was ultimately capped after 87 straight days of gushing oil and gas into the Gulf may not be the one that was licensed by the appropriate US permitting agencies.
The factual sequence of events, and especially the actual response by BP, appear to be far different from those reported in the media and by the Coast Guard.  It is important to note that BP was given a lead position in the unified command structure authorized by the US Federal Government immediately following the burning and sinking of the Deepwater Horizon.  This transference of authority away from the impacted state governments was unprecedented in US history and created a virtual monopoly over the flow of information from BP to the appropriate authorities, as well as to the public-at-large.
From even a cursory reading of this “Expert’s Analysis” it becomes clear that the actual evolution of the BP oil spill fits a narrative that is replete with instances of covering up and altering much essential data and information, which would have served as definitive evidence against BP in numerous foreseen legal actions.  Ultimately, much of the information contained in this report may serve to “indict” not only BP and their corporate co-conspirators on several different violations of federal law and state statutes, but also various departments and agencies within the US Federal Government.
However, this was not the purpose for writing this report; rather this consortium of environmental organizations, health advocacy groups and citizen activists encourage the efficient dissemination of this analysis (and its various assessments) in the interest that the much needed federal programs and state initiatives will be implemented expeditiously to “clean up the Gulf”.  They are particularly concerned and eager to see the proper remediation of the GOM waters, beaches, wetlands and estuaries begin in earnest.
“All this is absolutely relevant to the case at hand; and particularly getting this vital information into the hands of the Attorney General of Alabama and anyone else involved in this trial. But our purpose for doing so is to gain attention to what we consider the real situation: EPA’s continued endorsement of toxic Corexit dispersants being used in the Gulf waters, as well as their enforced ban on safe, non-toxic bioremediation products such as Oil Spill Eater II-an effective EPA tested and approved product used around the world,” said GRA.
“It would seem plausible that government officials knew of the information about the 3rd Well but aided in covering it up similar to the recent PEER report revealing the fact that top White House officials manipulated scientific analyses by independent experts to seriously lowball the amount of oil leaking from the BP Deepwater Horizon.”
You may access the following links below for the contents of this briefing package—please be patient and allow time to download:

BP GOES TO COURT by Dahr Jamail

From Al Jazeera.Net

BP goes to court

Not seeing anything about this in the US mainstream media. WHY NOT? This should be one of the biggest stories happening this week. Click on the link to get to Dahr Jamail's excellent article.

Another Dead Dolphin

A Risso's Dolphin (Grampus griseus) was found deceased by Park Service agents at Gulf Islands Seashores Park - Santa Rosa Isle (Opal Beach) last night. This is a relatively rare species in our area, although relatively common in the deep Gulf. The animal, estimated at a few months old, appeared thin. Official cause of death will not be determined until a necropsy is performed and all toxicology results come back. To learn more about this species, go to To learn more about our Marine Mammal Stranding Team, go to

Friday, February 24, 2012


Sandy Oestreich is a woman who is a firebrand for Women's Rights and challenging the status quo! We are honored to have her on the show and we have lots to talk about. We encourage women everywhere, especially younger women activists who do not know the history of the EQUAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT to call in and ask Sandy questions, the current status and what the next steps are to get it ratified. She is going to light a FIRE under us! 
The ERA was never made into law, the men still make the laws for us!
Sandy is:
  • the Founder and President of the Equal Rights Alliance Inc. and the ERA Education Inc.
  • a Professor Emerita of Adelphi University, NY
  • a former elected official
  • co-author of internationally distributed pharmacology reference texts
  • a Nurse Practitioner
  • biographied in "Feminists Who Changed America."
  • a wife and mother.
To read more about Sandy, please see:
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Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Wise Women Media for 3/5/12-Guest Diane Nilan, Advocate for the Homeless

Diane Nilan, founder/president of HEAR US Inc., has over 25 years’ experience running shelters; advocating for improved state and federal policies; filming/producing documentaries; publishing a book on homelessness; addressing audiences from Columbia University to Congress; and inspiring a “compassion epidemic” to address homelessness. Her latest short film explores issues concerning homeless infants and toddlers, Littlest Nomads.
Since 2005, she’s chronicled nonurban homelessness of invisible families and youth. She:
See more at:
DO NOT MISS THIS SHOW! 8PM to 10PM EST on March 5th, 2012 on BLOGTALKRADIO. The numbers of familes affected by homelessness are STAGGERING! If you have questions, please call in to speak directly to Diane or questions can be added to our blog as comments and directed to Diane after the show!

CLICK HERE to get to the show!

Diane Nilan, President
115 E Ogden Ave. 117-329
Naperville, IL 60563
vm/fax 630/225-5012

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Gulf Oil Disaster Proof of Oil Rain in New Orleans

Gulf Oil Disaster Proof of Oil Rain in New Orleans: A REVIEW of what is happening with our RAIN down here! It's real! This is a form of genocide and ecocide. Let's call it for what it is!

Sunday, February 19, 2012


Oil Drilling on State Conservation Lands

Blackwater River State ForestThe push to drill for oil and gas on Florida's conservation lands has intensified in recent weeks. HB 695 by Rep. Clay Ford (R-Gulf Breeze) and SB 1158 by Sen. Greg Evers (R-Baker) seek to make it much easier for oil companies to explore and drill on our protected lands.
As currently written, these bills would limit the amount of time state regulators have to completecomprehensive environmental impact reviews of exploration and drilling proposals and give exclusive drilling rights to the exploration company.
The motivation behind this bill? A Texas oil drilling and exploration company is currently conducting seismic investigations now in Alabama and wants exclusive rights to continue their activities across the state line and into Florida.              

Red-cockaded Woodpecker

Recent amendments to the House version of the bill have narrowed the scope of the drilling area, which causes lovers of natural Florida to wonder, "If you take a bad bill and amend it so that it only affects Northwest Florida, does that make it a good?" The answer is no.
The admitted target of this bill, Blackwater River State Forest, is one of Audubon’s prized nominees for Florida's Special Places, and subject of countless volunteer hours providing wildlife and habitat surveys by Francis Weston Audubon Society in Pensacola. Yet, a larger question remains: "Should drilling companies be allowed to have their thumb on the scale, making it harder for the state to protect the public’s interest in the billion dollar investment we have made in conservation lands?"
The Senate bill is on Tuesday's agenda of the Environmental Preservation and Conservation Committee at 9:15AM. 
Don't miss the web broadcast of the committee hearing on the Florida Channel.
There is much more to read on this topic...see the whole link here:

Saturday, February 18, 2012

BP Hauls in $7.7 Billion in Profits, Gulf Fishermen Haul in Shrimp with No Eyes

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BP Hauls in $7.7 Billion in Profits, Gulf Fishermen Haul in Shrimp with No Eyes

Peter Lehner

Posted February 17, 2012 in Moving Beyond Oil, Reviving the World's Oceans

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Oil giant BP, the company behind the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, reported profits of $7.7 billion for the last quarter of 2011. Company executives and industry analysts sounded bullish about the company's future in a recent New York Times article, saying they had set aside enough money to compensate victims of the Gulf spill and had plans to expand drilling operations in the Gulf.

BP seems to be recovering nicely after the disaster, which killed 11 people and pumped 170 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. But stories from the Gulf suggest that the region is anything but healed.

The Gulf has been plagued with a suite of unexplained afflictions. Gulf fishermen say this is the worst season they can remember, with catches down 80 percent or more. Shrimp boats come home nearly empty, hauling in deformed, discolored shrimp, even shrimp without eyes. Tar balls and dead dolphins still wash up on beaches. Scientists report huge tar mats below the sand, "like vanilla swirl ice cream."


These shrimp without eyes were caught off the Gulf Coast in late 2011

Fishermen, cleanup workers, and kids report strange rashes, coughing, breathing difficulty, eye irritation, and a host of other unexplained health problems that have persisted in the years since the disaster. Many of them have shared their stories with my colleague Rocky Kistner, who worked at NRDC's Gulf Resource Center in Buras, Louisiana.

According to the presidential oil spill commission, there were 79 serious accidents involving loss of well control in the Gulf from 1996 to 2009. These accidents are hardly one-in-a-million occurrences. Yet nearly two years after the Deepwater Horizon disaster, Congress has still not passed comprehensive safety regulations for offshore drilling. Oil companies continue to rely on decades-old oil cleanup technologies, such as the booms and skimmers that picked up just 3 percent of the Gulf spill.  

Our ability to prevent and respond to an oil spill hasn't improved much since the BP disaster two years ago. We are still skating on thin ice, yet Congress appears keen to expand drilling.

Expanding drilling might help boost BP's stock prices, but it won't do much to bring down oil prices. Oil is a global commodity, and America simply does not have enough of it to control its price, no matter how much we drill.

A smarter way to use our oil resources is to focus on efficiency. By driving better cars and trucks, improving public transit and using cleaner fuels, we can save eight times more oil than we could get by expanding offshore drilling.  

BP and their allies in Congress might want us to forget about the Deepwater Horizon disaster, but residents of the Gulf cannot. Their experience should be foremost in our minds when we think about energy development in this country.

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Heads Up Florida - Oil Drilling Bill Passes the House

Find out how YOUR REP VOTED!

Friday, February 17, 2012

Wise Women Media for 2/20/12-Guest Trisha Springstead, RN Gulf Coast Activist

Trisha Springstead, RN, MS Biological Science
Trisha Springstead is a Registered Nurse licensed in Florida. She was trained in medicine at Loma Linda University, UCSB and Riverside State College. With over 36 years in the medical field, she's worked in a myriad of specialties and was clinical educator for two HMA Hospitals and an administrator. She was trained under Arnel Lingdren, a highly respected scientist in Dark Field Microscopy and Nutrition.
Trisha has US Patents and Trademarks on many lines of all botanical and non GMO Skin Care products with US Patent Number #7060306. She is the CEO for Springstead, LLC.  
She has received many reports from people all over the world who have been poisoned with Morgellons Disease, Lyme Disease and many other conditions and she has attempted and continues to help these special patients with the assistance of sympathetic doctors. 
Currently Trisha has been a very vocal advocate for the rights of humans who are being poisoned by the ongoing Gulf Oil Spill Crisis and those suffering from the BP Gulf Oil Plague. She has worked with Dr Tom Termotto, BK Lim, Trisha James, Anita Stewart and many other other Gulf Region medical professionals and environmental and social justice activists.
She continues to be a highly vocal advocate for recognition and care for those suffering with unexplained illnesses and different degrees of environmental toxicity.
She will not be silenced!
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Dispersants Used Before BP Oil Spill - Interview with Louisiana Airport Manager David Slater

AND, Dispersants, more toxic than the crude oil itself are USED ALL THE TIME in the Gulf of Mexico! Still want to swim on the beach and eat up that shrimp?

Gaz de schiste: pas de lien direct avec la contamination des nappes d'eau

Well, this story is a lie! Fracking is DIRECTLY RELATED to contaminat­ion of the groundwate­r around the sites being drilled.
Read the Article at HuffingtonPost

This is probably the most important thing you will ever watch on AGENDA 21!

People always have something negative to say about Alex Jones...I happen to like him. I have researched his content and cannot debunk anything he or his guests say on his program. This is probably the most concise and comprehensive info I have ever heard about Agenda 21 lately. The guest is Rosa Koire...this is a MUST SEE and please pass it along...

Monday, February 13, 2012

Wise Women Media for 2/13/12-Guest Gwen Holden Barry of Daughters of Isis and Here Be Monsters

Tonight from 8 to 10PM EST-Gwen Holden Barry of Daughters of Isis and Here Be Monsters joins Anita of Wise Women Media in a WISE WOMEN FREE FOR ALL! So that means that this show belongs to YOU, THE LISTENER! Call in and we can chat about any topic you like or answer your questions. The listeners are the SPECIAL GUESTS tonight! See you on the radio!
CLICK HERE to get to the show!



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Thursday, February 9, 2012

The Eleventh Hour - Why we must not allow BP to settle out of court

The Eleventh Hour - Why we must not allow BP to settle out of court
Thu, 2012-02-09 09:15 They are calling it “the biggest environmental litigation in the country’s history.”  And why shouldn’t they? It is the biggest environmental disaster in American history; in fact, the largest in the history of the oil industry - ever. The trial, concerning the 2010 BP Deepwater Drilling Disaster, which will “settle government claims for clean-up costs, fines and compensation for economic losses,“ is presently set to begin on February 27 in New Orleans. However, now it seem...

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Florida won't join oil spill suit against Transocean, instead will file claim against BP - Tampa Bay Times

PANAMA CITY, Fla. — Florida won't join Alabama, Louisiana and more than 800 other plaintiffs in a federal lawsuit against Transocean, the operator of the Deepwater Horizon rig that exploded in the gulf a year ago, the governor announced Tuesday.
Instead, the state will file a claim against BP directly, a move the Attorney General's Office says will be resolved more quickly — and inexpensively.
"It doesn't make sense for the state to join that lawsuit," Gov. Rick Scott said. "We have a plan to make sure that our state is treated fairly with regard to getting reimbursed by British Petroleum for the damages to our state."
See more at the link...

Florida won't join oil spill suit against Transocean, instead will file claim against BP - Tampa Bay Times

Testimonial of Chris Landry and Stephen Aguinaga


Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Oil Disaster Media Tour, US Coast Guard

BEACHES SHOULD HAVE BEEN SHUT DOWN! What do YOU think? Would YOU let your kids swim in this water KNOWING what this member of the Coast Guard said back in June of 2010? THE OIL IS STILL HERE AND SO ARE WE!

Scientist Barred From Revealing 'Significant Information' About Dolphin Deaths


Read this!
Scientist Barred From Revealing 'Significant Information' About Dolphin Deaths

Sunday, February 5, 2012

Wise Women Media for 2/6/12-Flash Silvermoon, North Florida's Psychic and Animal Communicator!

Flash Silvermoon
Flash Silvermoon

 Call Flash Silvermoon for an Appointment Today

(352) 475-2432

Flash Silvermoon , North Florida’sFavorite Psychic, has served the community for 40 + years with readings that are both accurate and empowering, and she really..” tells it like it is”
Most of  Flash’s Services are available at her Melrose Office and by Phone for your convenience!
Flash is nationally known as well and is a Spiritual Renaissance Woman, the author and creator of The Wise Woman’s Tarot book and deck and the Wise Woman’s Festival, now in its 8th Year..
Flash has been working with the Tarot as a Psychic, teacher, and author for some 40 years.
Her metaphysical skills and interests are quite varied and she is equally adept at reading an Astrological chart as delivering a Past Life RegressionStone Healing, Flower Essence or Gem Elixir treatment, and of course communicating and treating the beloved animals.
She has many gifts in her skill set!
Flash not only loves animals, but she is an Animal Communicator and shares her Sanctuary, Moonhaven in Melrose, Fl with 3 cats and one Happy dog.
You can hear Flash weekly on her Internet Radio show called “What the Animals Tell Me” This show is designed to bring a deeper love and understanding between humans and animals.
Flash has appeared on many other radio programs being interviewed on her many areas of expertise, guest hosting, and doing Live -On Air readings too.
She teaches classes locally at The Moonhaven Mystery School of Earth Magic for Women, Wild Iris Books, the University of Fl. and nationally at Women’s Festivals and Conferences. You may also recognize Flash from the night stage at many of these festivals as a musician.
Music was her first love and career and it has had to share space with her more esoteric pursuits.
Flash Silvermoon is a keyboard wizard,spirited percussionist,guitarist,and sings some of the most wailin’ vocals since Janis Joplin. She performs as a soloist as well as part of her band, The Blues Sisters.
Flash has been a very public figure, stirring the Kozmic Cauldron in her community, first in NYC and for the last 35 years in the Gainesville Fl. area.  She Priestessed and created the first Multi Traditional/Woman’s circle in the South called Womanspirit Rising[1990] which gave rise years later to the first of seven *Wise Woman’s Festivals *which were among the first specifically woman-centered Multi Traditional Spiritual Festivals in the South and still are.
Flashes life-work, The Wise Woman’s Tarot, is a Global Goddess book and deck as well as an excellent tool for Divination. The book is a very user friendly way to learn the skill and art of Tarot Divination, *easily the best “How To” book on the market and so much more.*
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Because Flash honors and respects the core magic of the Tarot, this project took 25 years to complete and was a labor of love.
Flashes intent was to bring the incredible images and heritage of the Global Divine Feminine in all its multi cultural beauty into the modern world. In this way, many of the ism’s [racism,homophobia,sexism, etc.] that are so prevalent in many other decks are transmuted into colorful potent images that empower women as well as men to use their intuition to gain a greater understanding of themselves and others.
Works in progress include The Planetary Playbook, a most progressive Astrology Book including guided visualizations with accompanying  CD’s featuring Flashes performance of original Space Musiccorresponding to the astrological signs of the visualizations.  This book is filled with astrological information delivered in a most unique style.
Flash says, “I let the planets and signs essentially speak in their own voices as I do in my Astroflashmonthly astrology column.” This column appears on her website as well as in many ezines across the country for the last 13 years.
Astroflash graced the pages of the now defunct Of A Like Mind, International Magazine for Women’s Spirituality for 14 years and now is read by thousands globally  as Astroflash Monthly Horoscope ,published on some 20 or more e-zines, magazines, and BLOGS.
This is not your Mama’s Astrology!
Lifetime Companions: Love Never Dies, is one of Flashes latest books about healing work with her animals as well as special tales of healing within wild animal sanctuaries.
Another focus of this work is the particular relationship of reincarnation and our animals.
Flash explains, “This knowledge can go a long way towards healing the pain that we all feel when we lose these important parts of our families …”
An excerpt from Lifetime Companions, called, Living With the Mare Goddess Chinamoon, is featured in an anthology called Angel Horses: Divine Messengers of Hope.

“Temple of Isis is a channeled book about my Past Life as a Priestess in the Temple of Isis. This volume is a Spiritual journey full of lessons, adventure and erotica..awaiting publication!*”
Brand New
E Book Janis Joplin and Me 40 Years of Music and MagicThe Real Story About her Life and Death, 40 years of Spiritual Communication  with Flash Silvermoon
See The Moonmarket and special post about these mystical tales.
All an all, Flash lives a full and fascinating life.

Make an appointment with Flash !

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What the Animals Tell Me – Radio Show Flash Silvermoon Internet Radio Show What the Animals Tell Me every Wed 8:30-9PM EST Live Feed and Listen to my Archives anytime! Nationally renown Animal Communicator,Vibrational Healer,Psychic and Author Flash Silvermoon presents this wonderful show.
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Thursday, February 2, 2012

'Gasland' Journalists Arrested At Hearing By Order Of House Republicans (UPDATES)

I was almost arrested recently for filming proceeding­s in a courtroom. The Judge did not like what I was doing. I had a formal camera request on my person...t­here is no transparen­cy in the courtrooms and in the courtrooms the Judges call the shots and make the law up as they go. It is like the Wild, Wild West.
Read the Article at HuffingtonPost