Friday, September 29, 2017

Countering Muslim Claims, Episode 6: The Rapid Growth of Islam

NOAA facts forum - part 3 - Stephen D Kroll


Stephen D. Kroll - Diver and Member of the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council, Alpena, MI - speaking at the NOAA Facts Forum held at the Sheboygan Yacht Club on September 21st, 2017.

Mr. Kroll, while sincere, is currently working with NOAA. He also seems to sincerely believe that those who oppose this will and should change and nothing else is reasonable. That, in itself is an unreasonable position.




He, and some of the other speakers, say that NOAA has changed from a top down organization to a bottom up agency. Yet they do not bring out any rule/regulation changes to show that the agency will no longer have the authority to impose unreasonable fines or incrementally take over property adjacent to the sanctuary.

(Some current maximum NOAA imposed fines - for those who may be interested:
"B. Criteria for Determining Penalty and Permit Sanction Initial Base Penalty and Permit Sanction – two factors are considered in determining the initial base penalty and permit sanction amount (collectively, the “initial base penalty”): 
(1) the gravity of the prohibited act that was committed; and (2) the alleged violator’s degree of culpability, based on an assessment of the alleged violator’s mental culpability in committing the violation. These two factors constitute the seriousness of the violation.3 Conservation Act (16 U.S.C. § 2431, et seq). 

The current maximum statutory civil penalties permitted by the seven statutes most commonly enforced by NOAA are as follows: 
Magnuson-Stevens Act – $140,000 per violation 
National Marine Sanctuaries Act – $140,000 per violation 
Endangered Species Act – $32,500 per violation (knowing violations - endangered species) 
Marine Mammal Protection Act – $11,000 per violation 
Lacey Act – $11,000 per violation 
Northern Pacific Halibut Act – $200,000 per violation 
Antarctic Marine Living Resources Conservation Act – $11,000 per violation

And these are, by NOAA's own document - the MOST commonly enforced statutes.)


Nor do they bring out any regulatory changes in the agency that specifically state that the state's constitution (And any other laws of the state)  will overrule any and all rules and regulations of the agency that may trouble the citizens or restrict their constitutional rights in a way that is inconsistent with the letter and spirit of the laws of the state of Wisconsin.

This blog has also posted video from a meeting held in March to organize some opposition to the proposed sanctuary. (Which was the first time this author had heard about it even though the process has apparently been going on for some years.) That video may be found here. 

My apologies for the shakiness of the video.

"18 He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.

19 And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil.

20 For every one that doeth evil hateth the light, neither cometh to the light, lest his deeds should be reproved.

21 But he that doeth truth cometh to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought in God." ~ John 3:18-21

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Funeral Service for Nabeel Qureshi

NOAA facts forum - part 3 - Stephen D Kroll


This is Stephen D. Kroll - Diver and Member of the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council, Alpena, MI - speaking at the NOAA Facts Forum held at the Sheboygan Yacht Club on September 21st, 2017.

Mr. Kroll, while sincere, is currently working with NOAA . He also seems to sincerely believe that those who oppose this will and should change and nothing else is reasonable. That, in itself is an unreasonable position.

As for his dimes and grants and whatever, this nation is TRILLIONS of dollars in debt. We have unfunded liabilities that could reach to the moon.There are no more dimes to be gathered. And the implication that Thunder Bay is better than Wisconsin because they have a marine sanctuary - really? Are we twelve years old playing "my state is better than your state" now? Attempting to invoke a competitive reaction? What else have you got? Because adults, who have to pay the bills know that competitive reactions cost too much when sober consideration of the issues involved is necessary.

This blog has also posted video from a meeting held in March to organize some opposition to the proposed sanctuary. (Which was the first time this author had heard about it even though the process has apparently been going on for some years.) That video may be found here.

My apologies for the shakiness of the video.

" Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:" ~ 1 Peter 5:8

Monday, September 25, 2017

Does Israel Discriminate Against Arabs?

America Under Siege: Antifa

It is your duty as an American to be an informed citizen. Inform yourselves.



NOAA facts forum - part 2 - John Broihahn



This is John Broihahn, State Archaeologist, Historic Preservation and Public History, Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, WI Speaking at the NOAA Facts Forum held at the Sheboygan Yacht Club on September 21st, 2017.

Mr. Broihahn is in favor of the state of Wisconsin gaining access to the technology and resources of NOAA. There is nothing wrong with wanting to find out if there are more wrecks. I am curious myself. I don't know anyone who doesn't value and learn from history, but from a logic standpoint - everything has historical significance.  However, one might think that the resources of a federal government agency such as NOAA could be requested for such a task without granting them any jurisdiction over the resources of the state of WI.

Here is a a thought exercise: What happens if/when they do find more wrecks - or debris that could be counted as having historical significance? How large will NOAA's jurisdiction over the shoreline become in such a case?

This blog has also posted video from a meeting held in March to organize some opposition to the proposed sanctuary. (Which was the first time this author had heard about it even though the process has apparently been going on for some years.) That video may be found here. 

My apologies for the shakiness of the video.


"And thou shalt teach them diligently unto thy children, and shalt talk of them when thou sittest in thine house, and when thou walkest by the way, and when thou liest down, and when thou risest up." ~ Deut 6:7

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Friday, September 22, 2017

NOAA Facts Forum at the Sheboygan Yacht Club -Part 1 Leslie Kohler introduction


This is the first part of a meeting by NOAA to, ostensibly, quell the natural suspicion arising out of the proposal to allow the federal government, in the form of NOAA, to take over jurisdiction of the section of Lake Michigan along Kewanee, Manitowoc, Sheboygan and Ozaukee counties by designating it to be a huge marine sanctuary. The title of the meeting - labeling it as a "facts forum" struck this author as a subtle attempt to belittle those who oppose the establishment of the sanctuary, but perhaps it was not intended that way.



This author, along with others opposes this move, although the reasons are a bit more philosophical than those presented by the very good questions that you will see in the final videos - those covering in the Q and A session at the end of the meeting. This blog has also posted video from a meeting held in March to organize some opposition to the proposed sanctuary. (Which was the first time this author had heard about it even though the process has apparently been going on for some years.) That video may be found here. 

There will be several more videos and while there are many noble sentiments expressed, there is much that is left out as to how the stated goals would be achieved  and how the rights of the citizens of Wisconsin may be protected from any incremental encroachment by this agency which has employed unreasonable fines and Memorandums of Understand as unbreakable law to achieve it's ends in the past.

All that said, please do listen with an open mind and a critical ear both for what is said and for what is implied by the speakers to follow. Please also excuse the video quality. There is much shaking as I did not have a tripod or even a monopod to steady my hand because I had been told that no video recording would be allowed except by a specific outfit.

When I arrived, (I had my camera with me as I was taking photos of people who were holding signs at various points around Sheboygan to raise awareness of the issue.) I was told that the objection was due to space limitations and not to prevent journalists -citizen or otherwise from recording it independently. That was not what the e-mail exchange implied and I can post a screen shot of that if anyone is interested.

"So I returned, and considered all the oppressions that are done under the sun: and behold the tears of such as were oppressed, and they had no comforter; and on the side of their oppressors there was power; but they had no comforter." ~ Ecc 4:1


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Sunday, September 17, 2017

Western solution to Islamic terror, drug the unbleiever into submission

Benny Friedman - Toda! The Music Video - בני פרידמן | תודה

Just sharing a bit of cheer for the day.



Stossel: The Best Part of the Constitution

The preamble - because it establishes the purpose of the document, the 2nd -  because it recognizes the right of the people to defend the rest of it, and  the 9th - because it recognizes the impossibility of the document to list all the self evident rights of the people and requires that the citizenry exercise themselves enough to understand the terms "self-evident" and "unalienable" and to defend them.



EULOGY FOR NABEEL QURESHI

Hot Mic - Litigating The Violent Left - 09/14/17

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Friday, September 8, 2017

The Love of God - Session 2 - Ron Matsen - Body Builders #2

What Mark Zuckerberg won’t tell you about the risks of AI

Once again, why aren't manufacturers producing laptops, phones, tablets/desktops with hard "off" switches?
And why aren't consumers demanding them?
Privacy is power.



Tatjana festerling in Paris Sept 2 2017

Europe Is Killing Itself

Even an atheist gets it.



Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

BREAKING: JW President Tom Fitton's Statement on DACA

The USA has no right to kidnap the children of other nations who could benefit from their talents and industry.



Monday, September 4, 2017

Answering Islam 10: How Does the Quran View Women?

Why Is Health Insurance so Complicated?





How about tort reform so that malpractice insurance and class action suits aren't driving up costs for the providers, portability so that insurers have competition and price lists so consumers know what they are spending before they have to buy it?


Speaking in California September 8th-11th (2017)

Friday, September 1, 2017

Where can you buy cryptocurrencies?

Since Bitcoin seems to be doing very well, some may be asking where may I purchase Bitcoin or another cryptocurrrency for my portfolio? Here is a link to a site called Coinbase that seems fairly easy to use.    Yes, The author of this blog will get bitcoin if anyone uses this link to purchase one hundred dollars or more of their offerings of cryptocurrency using that link. But you are also free to do a search and find the site without the referral link. This author does have an account with Coinbase.

This is not meant as a sales pitch, merely as one possible starting point for those who might have been thinking about purchasing some cryptocurrency in light of the recent rise.


"11 And as they heard these things, he added and spake a parable, because he was nigh to Jerusalem, and because they thought that the kingdom of God should immediately appear.

12 He said therefore, A certain nobleman went into a far country to receive for himself a kingdom, and to return.

13 And he called his ten servants, and delivered them ten pounds, and said unto them, Occupy till I come.

14 But his citizens hated him, and sent a message after him, saying, We will not have this man to reign over us.

15 And it came to pass, that when he was returned, having received the kingdom, then he commanded these servants to be called unto him, to whom he had given the money, that he might know how much every man had gained by trading.

16 Then came the first, saying, Lord, thy pound hath gained ten pounds.

17 And he said unto him, Well, thou good servant: because thou hast been faithful in a very little, have thou authority over ten cities.

18 And the second came, saying, Lord, thy pound hath gained five pounds.

19 And he said likewise to him, Be thou also over five cities.

20 And another came, saying, Lord, behold, here is thy pound, which I have kept laid up in a napkin:

21 For I feared thee, because thou art an austere man: thou takest up that thou layedst not down, and reapest that thou didst not sow.

22 And he saith unto him, Out of thine own mouth will I judge thee, thou wicked servant. Thou knewest that I was an austere man, taking up that I laid not down, and reaping that I did not sow:

23 Wherefore then gavest not thou my money into the bank, that at my coming I might have required mine own with usury?

24 And he said unto them that stood by, Take from him the pound, and give it to him that hath ten pounds.

25 (And they said unto him, Lord, he hath ten pounds.)

26 For I say unto you, That unto every one which hath shall be given; and from him that hath not, even that he hath shall be taken away from him." ~ Luke 19:11-26

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