POSSIBLE MAJOR VOLCANIC EVENT IN ALASKA

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This is a photo of a past eruption of Mt. Redoubt in Alaska. It is about to erupt again.  This volcano has had many spectacular eruptions in the past.  It is an extremely dangerous volcano so of course, oil companies built oil storage facilities near the foot of this active, active volcano.  This volcano is less than 150 miles from Anchorage, Alaska. We know from Mt. St. Helens that any explosive blow-off can have a very large killing radius.  More than 50 miles.  And this volcano is larger than Mt. St. Helens.  One thing is certain: these volcanos can cause huge changes in precipitation and temperatures.

 

 Last night, I was outside working in the dark.  The moon and Venus were bright in the West but the moon was yellow.  So I looked to Orion to see if it was my imagination or were all the stars around the moon, which was a small sliver, missing?  I saw no stars at all, to the west.  But I looked to the southeast to see Orion.  It was barely visible.  And the Pleiades were also nearly invisible.  It was a still, cold, cloudless night, the sort we usually get brilliant, glittering stars.  But no stars were bright or glittering except for Venus which is in its brighter phase.

 

I said to my husband, ‘A volcano must be getting active in Alaska again.’  So I was not shocked to read today’s news:

 

Alaskans brace for Redoubt Volcano eruption – Yahoo! News

Hardware stores and auto parts shops scored a post-holiday run of business this week as Anchorage-area residents stocked up on protective eyewear and masks ahead of a possible eruption of Mount Redoubt.

Monitoring earthquakes underneath the 10,200-foot Redoubt Volcano about 100 miles southwest of Anchorage, scientists from the Alaska Volcano Observatory warned that an eruption was imminent, sending experienced Alaskans shopping for protection against a dusty shower of volcanic ash that could descend on south-central Alaska….

On Nov. 5, geologists noted changed emissions and minor melting near the Redoubt summit and raised the threat level from green to yellow. It jumped to orange — the stage just before eruption — on Sunday in response to a sharp increase in earthquake activity below the volcano.

Alaska’s volcanoes are not like Hawaii‘s. “Most of them don’t put out the red river of lava,” said the observatory’s John Power.

Instead, they typically explode and shoot ash 30,000 to 50,000 feet high — more than nine miles — into thejet stream.

We call these ‘dirty volcanoes.’  And they are ten times more dangerous than mere volcanoes.  For they are great at pumping a lot of volcanic ash and chemicals into the stratosphere.  The previous volcanic eruptions of the last 2 years have been very dirty but not tremendous in volume.  But they did shoot up very high so we have a very fine, white veil over the earth.  It is quite obvious: all the snow we are digging out from under is partially a by-product of volcanic activity.  I am buried in snow this year.  And more is coming.  

 

I have a passive solar heated house and I have lots and lots of south-facing windows.  Even on the brightest, sunniest of days when I normally get a lot of heat, it has barely warmed up the house.  And this will get worse if Mt. Redoubt blows.  It all depends on the force of the eruption and the prevailing winds.  If winds are high, the dust never gets a chance to reach the stratosphere and we have little effects from this.  Volcanos on the equator are, in particular, prone to seeing their plumes chopped off by strong prevailing winds.  

 

The winter prevailing winds from the Jet Stream are strongest and hopefully, will prevent the volcano from polluting the stratosphere.  We shall see.  Each eruption is its own master and no one can predict what will happen next. Volcanos are notoriously more capricious than hurricanes.

 

AVO Latest Activity Report – Low Bandwidth Edition

Redoubt Volcano 
60°29’7″ N 152°44’38” W, Summit Elevation 10197 ft (3108 m)
Current Volcano Alert Level: WATCH
Current Aviation Color Code: ORANGE

Unrest at Redoubt Volcano continues, though no eruption has yet occurred. Seismicity levels have risen within the last 8 hours. Redoubt remains at Aviation Color Code ORANGE and Volcano Alert Level WATCH.

AVO’s website has been overwhelmed with traffic this morning because of extensive national news coverage. A backup, low-bandwidth webserver is operating with limited information.

Staff are currently monitoring the volcano 24 hours a day. We will issue further information as it becomes available.

Normally, I can watch this volcano via a continuous monitor.  Obviously, everyone on earth wants a front seat view!  I hope they get it up and running again.  Below is a map showing where this volcano is:

 

Mount Redoubt (Alaska) 

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Mount Redoubt, or Redoubt Volcano, is an active stratovolcano in the largely volcanic Aleutian Range of Alaska. The mountain is also the highest within the range. It is located in the Chigmit Mountains (a subrange of the Aleutians), west of Cook Inlet, about 180 km (110 miles) southwest of Anchorage, Alaska….The volcano began to erupt on December 15, 1989, and would continue to erupt for over 5 months.[13] Sudden melting of snow and ice by the summit by pyroclastic flowsand dome collapses caused lahars, or mudflows, which flowed down the north flank of the mountain. A majority of the mudflows coursed to Cook Inlet, about 35 kilometres (22 mi) from the volcano. The lahars entered a nearby river, worrying officials that they might destroy an oil storage facility positioned along it.[14]

Since the lahars were produced repetitively, scientists realized that they could use these to analyze a trial period for a newly developed device proposed to measure the movement of rocks against each other. This device, now known as an Acoustic Flow Monitor, alerts nearby stations to possible lahars.[14]

The eruption also caused an airplane to land, after all four of its engines stalled after the plane flew into a cloud of volcanic ash from the volcano.[15] Damage from the eruption was estimated at $160 million,[16] the second costliest volcanic eruption in United States history. If the lahars had gone much further, they could have easily threatened people in the Cook Inlet area, which contains 60% of Alaska’s total population.[13]

I went off to see these oil facilities perched right in the lap of one of the nastier volcanoes on earth:

 

1989-90 Eruption of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska, and the First Test Case of a USGS Lahar-Detection System

Mouth of Drift River and oil terminal near Cook Inlet,              Alaska

Mouth of Drift River.

Dark pathways of the lahar on March 9 move past an oil terminal marked by the white rectangle in lower center of photograph. As the lahar moved down Drift River, it became diluted with additional snow melt and passed on both sides of the facility. Lahars triggered by the growth and subsequent collapse of Redoubt’s many lava domes generated concern about the safety of the oil tanks and people working at the site.

Storage tanks of Drift River oil terminal

Oil storage tanks.

Oil tanks of the Drift River terminal temporarily store oil from about 10 oil platforms in Cook Inlet before the oil is pumped into tankers just offshore. The largest lahar from Redoubt Volcano on January 2, 1990, flooded part of the terminal with muddy water. The tanks can store up to 1.9 billion barrels of oil.

By the time Redoubt Volcano first erupted on December 13, 1989, a USGS scientist had designed a prototype system for detecting a lahar as it moved down a river valley. The system relied on seismometers sensitive to high-frequency ground vibrations (10-300 Hertz); seismometers used in recording earthquakes are sensitive to much lower frequencies, usually less than 20 Hertz. The only problem was that the system hadn’t been field tested yet. Would it be useful in providing an immediate real-time warning to the people working at the oil terminal?

 

All of Alaska is a difficult environment.  Many places rich in mineral and organic resources tend to be active volcanic zones.  The violent upheavals of this restless earth churns the materials that are the planetary riches.  It brings up important minerals and materials from deep below our feet.  Scientists even think that the first life on earth clustered around volcanic vent zones in the oceans.  We may be the byproduct of volcanism.

 

Map of AK by MapQuest

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This map shows that the volcano is very close to the largest city in Alaska.  Not that other places should laugh at this!  Mount Rainier  is only 50 miles from Seattle, a much bigger and very vulnerable city!  For that volcano’s melted glaciers and mud flows are aimed straight at the city of Tacoma.  Whereas Mt. Redoubt is aimed at the waterways that flow out of the Anchorage area.  The main danger is to shipping.  It is just amazing that thousands of houses and businesses were built in the obvious path of Mt.Rainier’s inevitable eruption floods. But then, many houses in California are built on a multitude of earthquake faults.  Including right on top of the San Andreas, one of the most dangerous landmass fault systems on earth.

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Below is a lovely photo taken by a professional photographer.  

 

Lake Clark National Park Pictures 

Pictures by QT Luong [click on the name above if you want to order copies of these pictures]

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Here are satellite images of the Alaskan volcano:

 

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Along with the huge trenches off the coastlines of Indonesia and Japan, this is one of the deepest and greatest subduction zones on earth.  This is the motor that runs the volcanoes.

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And all of Southern Alaska except for on sector, are mainly a continuous string of volcanoes, some of the tallest ones on earth.  Mt. Wrangell is the furthest eastern volcano.  It is a caldera volcano, one of the most dangerous types on earth.

 

Click here to see really nice maps with pictures of every Alaskan volcano at the Dynamic Map Alaska Volcanoes web page.

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Mount Wrangell – 

 

Mount Wrangell is a massive shield volcano located in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve in southeastern AlaskaUnited States. The shield rises over 12,000 feet (3,700 m) above the Copper River to its southwest. Its volume is over 220 cubic miles (920 km3), making it more than twice as massive as Mount Shasta in California, the largest stratovolcano by volume in the Cascades.

An ice-filled caldera 2.5 by 3.7 miles (4 km × 6 km) in diameter lies at the top of Wrangell’s broad shield. The caldera was apparently formed by subsidence rather than large explosive eruptions. The caldera is in turn rimmed by three small craters, which often display fumarolic activity with steam plumes that can sometimes be seen from a distance. The main summit is on the north side of the caldera, while the west summit rises to 14,013 feet (4,271 m). The summit region above 13,000 feet (4,000 m) in elevation is over 2 by 5 miles (3 km × 8 km) in size. A very large cinder cone, 13,009-foot (3,965 m) Mount Zanetti, rises nearly 1,000 feet (300 m) above the northwest flank of Wrangell and is the source of some lava flows.

Wrangell is unusual in that despite being a shield volcano, it is made mainly of andesite rather than basalt, which forms most shield volcanoes in other parts of the world. A few other volcanoes in the Wrangell Volcanic Field also share this feature. Andesite is a volcanic rock found mainly in stratovolcanoes and tends to form short, stubby flows. How Wrangell grew into a shield volcano is poorly understood, but its lava flows appear to have been voluminous and were also probably generated by high eruption rates.

Wrangell is the only volcano in the Wrangell Volcanic Field to have had historically recorded eruptions, generally in the form of small steam and ash explosions. The amount of geothermal heat being emitted by Wrangell has been increasing since the 1950s, raising the possibility of a future eruption. Also, the heat flux has been high enough to melt ice around the craters and create ice caves.

 

It, too, is a sleeping monster just like Yellowstone Park’s even greater caldera.  Incidentally, I have gotten emails from people who want me to listen to total idiots who claim that there is no Hubbert’s Peak and it is just a fantasy and look, Alaska has lots and lots of oil!  Well, eat this!

green econometrics — Information and analysis on the economics of solar and alternative energiesAlaska Oil

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The US graphs look even worse if they go back to 1950.  The Alaskan bulge was actually only 20% of US production at its peak.  It is now only about 10% and dropping.  This decline is obvious and totally vindicates Hubbert’s analysis.  What fluctuates wildly isn’t production, per say, but consumption and delivery.  For example, world production can drop if Saudi Arabia decides to not sell oil and they have done this in the past.  Production falls if there is a war raging in Iraq and Iran.  But barring these events, places where there are no wars and no boycotts, the same thing happens:  The oil is pumped very vigorously.  It flows more and more as an oil field is explored.  Then, all the wells begin to decline in tandem as the entire field dries up.  End of story.

 

It baffles me why people are puzzled by all this.  It seems fairly simple to me.  Oil barons in the US hate low oil prices because pumping oil from exhausted fields or difficult places like the Gulf of Mexico or Alaska, is very expensive.  So they hate cheap oil.  No profits in that.  They need a war in the Middle East to raise prices.  Desperately, they need these wars!  So expect wars at some point in time.  

 

Oh, and a last word: if this volcano erupts and is a huge event, like an explosion blowing off the top, expect a very cold winter and cold summer and global food shortages. If the eruption is short or not energetic, all will be well. We still will have lots of snow and other things, but not a catastrophe.  This is all up to Mother Nature and Her whims.  It baffles me why people don’t worship Her!  But then, unlike the human-made gods, She listens to no one.

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  1. This may be linked to the recent earthquakes under Yellowstone national park?.

  2. Bear of Little Brain

    “Alaska has lots and lots of oil”
    I imagine they’re referring to the Rev. Lindsey Williams and his claims that there is a known resource which the government has decided not to exploit and is keeping secret. Who can say? I’ve listened to him and he sounds credible (but so did Uncle Bernie!).
    ~
    For some reason, I’m reminded of the claim that the National Parks and government lands and the resources within them have actually been used as collateral…
    Wandered off and googled “National Parks, collateral for debt”. Gee whiz!
    Here’s a taster:
    “Rothschild personally conducted the monetary matters and the creation of this WORLD CONSERVATION BANK. This bank would refinance by swapping debt for assets. A country with a
    huge national debt would receive money to pay off the debt by swapping the debt for wilderness lands. The plan was to swap one trillion dollars of Third World Debt into this new bank.
    In the long term, when the countries won’t be able to pay off the
    loans, governments from around the world will give title to their
    wilderness lands to the bankers.”
    http://www.ireport.com/docs/DOC-197641
    Here’s a better explanation of the US process, but just googling my search term throws up loads of stuff; enough to make me think that there’s something in it.
    http://www.afn.org/~govern/foreclosed.html
    ~
    Maybe the oil is in the Alaska National Park (or some such) and therefore not the property of the US government, but collateral held by the NWO.
    ~
    All together now:
    “This land was your land
    This land was my land…”
    Now it’s Rothschild’s and Rockerfeller’s. Bummer.

  3. Bear of Little Brain

    Elaine:
    Bugger. Just lost a posting. For once, I think it is of importance. Hope you can find it.

  4. emsnews

    Bear, sorry about the delay. I try to check the spam filter every few hours. I retrieved everything. Thank you for mentioning these postings missing. I really do care.

  5. Bear of Little Brain

    “I really do care.”
    We know. 😉

  6. don

    Sounds like their will be many eruptions in the coming months.
    Derivatives, foreclosures, option arms, etc.
    “Oursourcer Executive to be Commerce Secretary” has
    to be one of your best Elaine. And the Chinese references.
    Excellent.

  7. RR

    did you get my email?

  8. K-Bo

    BoLB,

    I had a small moment of national pride when they announced the Pacific marine conservation areas earlier this year. You know, like a “wow, the government really does care about doing the right thing and trying to preserve our somewhat fragile ecosystem.” Now I hear from you that government conservation efforts may be part of an international banking plan (conspiracy?), and of course Bush is “in on it.” I know, oceans aren’t as valuable as land for exploitation of resources, so maybe they were simply doing the right thing. But the other stuff in those links is pretty incredible. Government buying private property (with the peoples’ money!) and then using it for nefarious means – being able to pile more debt onto the people!

    These international bankers really do try to get their tentacles into everything to control everything and make themselves very wealthy, don’t they? And once again our leaders are working with them to enable it, while the people are clueless. Who’d have known or believed such a thing was possible?

    For all investors out there who are trying to preserve their wealth (however big or small it may be), it sure makes you want to own “real” “hard” assets instead of dollars that are being counterfeited away in value by our Federal Reserve, private banks, and government borrowers and spenders. Real assets are food, energy, land / real-estate, and the oldest, least able to be counterfeited money around, gold.

    I have been wondering recently really what is wealth? It isn’t the ability to borrow and consume today, but to have production and consumption long into the future. Sure, 40% of the world’s “wealth” has evaporated, because it was based on fiat money as debt that had to increase exponentially – that plus the corrupt leaders that stole from us and created a Beast that is eating the world’s wealth. But, if you have enough to eat (and means of production – many people are growing gardens again), enough energy to keep you warm/cool and do some work (solar is great and the sun’s energy is free! after you buy your panels), a nice place over your head, and some stable gold in your pockets (and investments in food/energy/fair-valued real estate/gold), what do you have to worry about?

  9. Oceans are VERY valuable. Fierce, vicious battles are fought over possession of ocean ‘real estate’. Even tiny islands will fight all out for ocean possessions! And the biggest winners control the Seven Seas. The US was the most recent owner of vast oceans and we lost all of it! All! In less than 50 years.

  10. K-Bo

    And another thing while I get to spout my opinions – nearly everyone in today’s culture is worried about or obsessing about money and wealth. True wealth is more than just having enough things to get by and survive, it is having good health and good social relationships, too. Yes, it’s about having loved ones for you to love and to love you back, about communities working together, people helping each other out, about finding satisfaction and meaning in life.

    I just wanted to suggest that instead of people worrying about wealth as all that matters, we need to think about people’s collective “well-being” which includes so much more than material things. Fear of the future is bad for well-being. Here’s an abstract of an excellent paper if you can access it, titled, “Beyond Money, Towards and Economy of Well-Being.”

    http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/118816954/abstract

  11. Thank you, K-Bo. You are right. I keep harping on that, myself. Money is meaningless if it comes with ulcers, guilt, worry and hatred. This is probably why I live on my mountain and enjoy the beautiful surroundings.

  12. K-Bo

    Here’s an actual PDF of the paper,
    http://www.psych.uiuc.edu/~ediener/hottopic/1-31.pdf

    Do you thing the “gnomes” and others who obsess about money and steal are happy? They have sex but not love. Lots of money but have sold their integrity and souls. Elaine says as soon as they try to make off with some loot from the Cave of Wealth and Death, they are DEAD. How many uber-rich people have committed suicide lately?

    Once you have enough to meet your basic needs, the rest is just icing on the cake to be saved for a rainy day or to do something important (see Bill Gates and malaria). How much is enough?

    Reminds me of the Fixx song:

    Artist: The Fixx
    Song: How Much Is Enough?

    Good enough’s not good enough
    Don’t complain that you’ve got it tough
    With all you have your life’s a bore
    Can’t relax you want so much more
    Blind needs won’t set you free
    Can’t you see that
    Time is slipping away
    But I got to say

    CHORUS:
    How much is enough? when your soul is empty
    How much is enough? in the land of plenty
    When you have all you want and you still feel nothing at all
    How much is enough, is enough

    Gravity may bring you down
    But harmony could spin you round
    Information ariel
    Says buy buy buy material
    Give take all day long
    Can’t you see it’s
    Hopeless being strong
    When you live it wrong?

    CHORUS

    So give me your attention
    I know it’s getting late
    While we were dreaming
    Something slipped away
    We’re drowning in possessions
    Playing tricks with our minds
    Lost from one another
    Baby put your hand in mine
    Time is slipping away
    But it’s not too late

    CHORUS

    BTW, I have no idea why I’m writing these things, and this is my last post. I guess I enjoy learning from the rest of you, so there’s some food for thought I hope you’ll enjoy.

  13. Rowan

    Bear, thanks for the links (about collateralization of national debt through the stealing of land and land rights). It`s happening everywhere in the name of ecology. In Switzerland the “trend” is towards more and more “National Park Regions”…”Intact Landscape” etc. Landowners in these parts of the world have been getting “Stiffed” since the `60`s.

  14. Bear of Little Brain

    Rowan:
    To be honest, when I first came across an article about this national-land-as-collateral business some months ago, I really thought It was a little whacky and probably just another piece of internet paranoia. Now, I think the burden of proof is on those who would dismiss it. The Rothschild-as-instigator claim is particularly chilling, since these people (let’s just call them the Uber-banksters) operate through trusts and any number of intermediaries which serve to cloak the underlying ownership. We already know their ultimate goal.
    ~
    If it is true, being duped by the ecological ‘imperative’, is perhaps most galling. I still don’t want to believe this, but if it is true, how about considering this scenario:
    A charismatic character with broad ethnic appeal is fast-tracked into power, after years of grooming. He comes from out of nowhere, with almost no experience of high-level government but, nevertheless, surrounded by ‘suitable’ advisers. To ensure that he becomes President, his opponent is selected on the basis that he (the opponent) is most likely to lose, and will be perceived as likely to die in office. This is reinforced by selecting a young, totally unelectable person as the opponent’s running mate and the possible, even likely, president by default (i.e., death of the incumbent). The country is already in the process of economic collapse due to the sudden unavailability of credit (the Uber-banksters calling in loans, raising margin requirements on BIS-regulated banks and refusing to roll other loans over). So the Chosen One is elected. The new, young President (unknown to almost all those who voted for him) has a rock-solid, ‘internationalist’ (read, socialist or communist – or monopolist, if you prefer) ideology. His solution to the economic problem is ever more debt, until the country is driven to bankruptcy, becomes unable to pay even the interest on all its debt, and the collateral is called in and martial law declared, much to the relief of a bewildered public.
    Now, the international, monopolistic Uber-banksters, satisfied with this tasty morsel, wipe their lips with their fine linen napkins, and turn their attentions elsewhere. They fancy a little dessert after their main course. How about that little country that still has no ‘independent’ central bank. Eye-rack? Nope, sorted that one. Let’s do Eye-ran. That’ll be sweet.
    ~
    Just musing.

  15. Bear of Little Brain

    Oh, while I’m on the subject:
    Remember that photo of Warren Buffett, Lord Rothschild, and Arnie, taken in the gardens of one of Rothschild’s estates?

    Now, I may be a bit out of touch with current affairs in California, but I’ve just listened to Jim Puplava (FinancialSense) and things seem to be going from bad to worse there. Maybe, if I knew the rules of this game, I could figure out how the Rothschilds could help Arnie out. Any nice national properties in California?
    ~
    I think this Bear’s getting a bee in his bonnet. Heh™.

  16. Blunt Force Trauma

    Elaine said:

    “Incidentally, I have gotten emails from people who want me to listen to total idiots who claim that there is no Hubbert’s Peak and it is just a fantasy and look, Alaska has lots and lots of oil!”

    I wouldn’t worry about it, Elaine. Those sheeple simply want to believe the alternate theory that supports the ways-and-means to their decadent lifestyles and willingly wish to believe that there is not a problem with the major oil fields on the planet.

    They clearly are listening to idiots that proclaim that there is not a problem. Probablt the likes of which are Alex Jones or Faux News. The people who are listening to that drivel and the people who want you to listen to it, are not spending any time reading the vast amount of information over at http://www.oildrum.com or at ASPO Int’l, http://www.peakoil.net

    But to get the ignorant educated on the subject of Alaska, which, as of July 2008, is now only cranking out 650,000 barrels per day (but the masses DON’T do the math on US daily consumption at around 21 million barrels per day) and Alaska USED to put out 2 million barrels per day back in 1988 – then down to 775,000 in December, 2007; here are links to two of possibly hundreds of articles dealing with Alaskan oil over the Oil Drum (incidentally run and visited by oil industy insiders, scientists and geologists):

    Prospects for Alaskan Oil…In 1920 (Nov., 2008)

    http://www.theoildrum.com/node/4738

    Peak Oil Overview – March 2008 (Pdf and Powerpoint available) (Mar., 2008)

    http://www.theoildrum.com/node/3726

    But those people will probably be yakkin’ on about ANWR (Artic National Wildlife Refuge):

    According to Wikipedia, the US Department of Interior under Gale Norton estimated that ANWR contained 10.4 billion barrels of oil, and that the maximum production from ANWR would be 1.4 million barrels a day. The US currently uses about 7.5 billion barrels of oil a year, so ANWR represents the equivalent of 17 months oil usage by the United States. The actual production would be spread out over a long period – at least ten years, but not starting until several years after work is begun. Maximum production of 1.4 million barrels would equate to about 7% of current US oil usage (or about 1.4% of world oil production).

    Thus ANWR’s contribution is likely to be SMALL and come AFTER peak has arrived.

    Or how about the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS)? The current estimated amount of 115 billion barrels is the equivalent of about 15 years of US oil usage, or a little less than 4 years of world oil usage. It is not clear how much of this can be economically produced – production is expected to be very expensive. In some areas, ice cover for part of the year is expected to be a problem.

    But we shall allow the masses to foam-at-the-mouth as it were. They’re probably the same people who claimed we were crazy when we told them that their theory that ‘housing prices would never go down’ and ‘real estate was the safest investment’ was full of bunk. Now who is having the last laugh? The subject, when applied to energy, is the least bit funny as well.

    I hope that those sending you those emails enjoy their cold day in the sun.

  17. Rowan

    Bear, I think you are right on the nail. This explains a lot of moves that I`ve seen in our region over the years – we even have Bilderberger interests directing the elbows in our own village.

  18. Chad V. Hooker

    WE NEED A RESTORATION NOT A RECOVERY, AN APPEAL TO HEAVEN

    The last three weeks have been a trying labyrinth. I saw President Clintons speach in Davos last night. And I happen to agree with him. There really is no ‘good’ bank or ‘bad’ bank here. And if I have contributed to that I apologize. I also came across some interesting scripture.

    NEHEMIAH CH.5 (KJV)

    Pulling from Article 1 Section 8 of the US Constition,

    To coin Money, regulate the Value thereof, and of foreign Coin, and fix the Standard of Weights and Measures;

    To provide for the Punishment of counterfeiting the Securities and current Coin of the United States.

    I now realize what that provision is for. It empowers PEOPLE with an overwhelming PEACEFUL veto. If the people do not have this, they will find themselves faced with a Civil War pitting right wing against the left in a fight to the death.

    And for President Obama, Sir I found this,

    1 KINGS CH.3 V.16-28

    In this scripture there are two harlots, a king, and a child. The two harlots here are WALL STREET, and the AMERICAN PEOPLE (of which I am first in line). The king is you Sir. And the child is a new economic order. In order for this child to survive, the banks are going to have to give up PAPER MONEY, and the people are going to have to PAY THEIR TAXES. I implore you Sir to monetize gold and silver.

    The prospects of hyper-inflation gave rise to the NAZI’s . My grandfather fought in World War II, he landed in Italy and by wars end help liberate a death camp. What he saw cannot be described in words. Many have given their lives for freedom and many have been falsley imprisoned for it.

    Again, I implore you Sir to consider this. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and our congress. And to all Americans, I would say this.

    Men of color, do you realize that there is a curse that haunts ‘white’ men? And you white men, are you free or are you bond? Just as it takes a thief to catch a thief, have you considered that it takes a ‘slave’ to lead you from slavery? And to those that know not the Gospel of the Truth, seek out your own salvation with fear and trembling. Pray for our leaders. The world is watching us, to give a bold example. May God Bless You Mr. President, and may God Bless The United States of America.

  19. February 1, 2009
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    “Holes expanding in glacier as Alaska volcano heats up”…
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    http://tinyurl.com/ar27d9

  20. Last night, I was outside working in the dark. The moon and Venus were bright in the West but the moon was yellow. So I looked to Orion to see if it was my imagination or were all the stars around the moon, which was a small sliver, missing? I saw no stars at all, to the west. But I looked to the southeast to see Orion. It was barely visible. And the Pleiades were also nearly invisible. It was a still, cold, cloudless night, the sort we usually get brilliant, glittering stars. But no stars were bright or glittering except for Venus which is in its brighter phase.
    Well, the moon’s a few days away from being full and I’m down here in brightly lit Montgomery County outside of DC, but Orion is clearly visible tonight, let alone Sirius, so I think something more temporary than stratospheric ash was obscuring the heavens for you. Those dirty volcanos are still something to keep an eye on, though.

  21. Looks like my attempt to quote you didn’t take. Sorry for a confusing looking post. It would be nice to be able to preview prior to submitting.

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    I was referring to a few days earlier when the moon was a mere sliver.

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  27. Did it happen or not? now,,,years later

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