Wednesday, February 29, 2012
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.
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.
Sunday, February 26, 2012
From Al Jazeera.NetBP goes to court http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2012/02/201222672657745221.html
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.
Saturday, February 25, 2012
Friday, February 24, 2012
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Wednesday, February 22, 2012
- Produced award-winning documentaries, My Own Four Walls, REACH, and on the edge.
- Published her book, Crossing the Line: Taking Steps to End Homelessness.
- Blogs on invisible homeless kids and Wanderings.
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!
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Sunday, February 19, 2012
Oil Drilling on State Conservation Lands
Saturday, February 18, 2012
BP Hauls in $7.7 Billion in Profits, Gulf Fishermen Haul in Shrimp with No Eyes
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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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Friday, February 17, 2012
Well, this story is a lie! Fracking is DIRECTLY RELATED to contaminat
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Wednesday, February 15, 2012
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Thursday, February 9, 2012
|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
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Scientist Barred From Revealing 'Significant Information' About Dolphin Deaths
Sunday, February 5, 2012
Call Flash Silvermoon for an Appointment Today
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 Regression, Stone Healing, Flower Essence or Gem Elixir treatment, and of course communicating and treating the beloved animals.
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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.
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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.
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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!*”
E Book Janis Joplin and Me 40 Years of Music and Magic, The Real Story About her Life and Death, 40 years of Spiritual Communication with Flash Silvermoon
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Thursday, February 2, 2012
I was almost arrested recently for filming proceeding
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