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Thursday, June 30, 2011

HAPPY BIRTHDAY AMERICA!!! - 4th of July, 2011

Note: This post on TOP until after 4th - ENJOY!
“America”
Produced by Lee of Taffytown Productions
About above Video: We love our country, salute our military and pray that God bless America. This music video says we will always stand by you... The majority of these photos were taken by LeeValle Music by Lee Valle (keys/music arrangement, background vocals), Tommy G. Shuster (solo) and Karen Valle (solo)...
This video/info posted on YouTube by OldFartsChannel
Many thanks for sharing with us...
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY AMERICA!!!
Hope all of you out there have a fun, safe 4th of July this year...
And as always, remember all those overseas and at home that protect her...
God bless all...
AubreyJ.........
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Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Photo for the Day - Wednesday, June 28, 2011

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 Seaside Sunrise
Photo taken: June 23, 2011
The sun rises over the Atlantic Ocean silhouetting Space Shuttle Atlantis' external fuel tank and solid rocket boosters on Launch Pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida... The STS-135 crew members showed up at the pad shortly after and where strapped into their respective seats on Atlantis for a simulated launch countdown as part of the Terminal Countdown Demonstration Test (TCDT) and related training.
Photo credit: NASA/Jim Grossmann
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- Latest on FINAL MISSION of Space Shuttle Atlantis STS-135 -
Atlantis and Crew Prepared for July 8th Liftoff
Wednesday, 29 June 29, 2011
07:48am CDT
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Launch pad technicians at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida are in the process of closing out Space Shuttle Atlantis' payload bay in preparation for liftoff from Launch Pad 39A on July 8th at 11:26am EDT. The bay's doors are expected to be closed for flight today.
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This follows yesterday's day-long Flight Readiness Review at which senior NASA and contractor managers confirmed that Atlantis is ready for this last shuttle flight to supply the International Space Station.
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"This flight is incredibly important. The cargo that is coming up on this flight is really mandatory for space station," said Bill Gerstenmaier, assistant administrator for space operations, following yesterday's review.
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In preparation for this final mission of the Space Shuttle Program, the STS-135 astronauts will undergo their L-10 physicals today at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston.
All above info/photo taken from the NASA.gov website
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AubreyJ.........
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Monday, June 27, 2011

New Gaza Flotilla Set to Sail - Israel Drops Threats to Journalist Joining Mission

Monday, June 27, 2011.

* JTA.org brings us the latest report out of Israel on all this New Gaza Flotilla mess and it starts off like this... Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered Israeli authorities to formulate a special procedure for journalists who are arrested on board the Gaza flotilla... The order Monday came a day after the head of Israel's Government Press Office threatened to deny entry to the country for ten years to any journalist who participates in the flotilla... Netanyahu said in a statement that the policy for journalists covering the flotilla should not be the same as against infiltrators and those who enter Israel illegally... Members of the Israeli media and international journalists will be embedded in Israeli Navy vessels in contact with the flotilla "in order to create transparency and credible coverage of the events," said a statement issued Monday from the Prime Minister's Office...
Read this report in full at link below...
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* AhramOnline has this report posted up on their website earlier this Monday morning and it starts off like this... Pro-Palestinian activists from 22 countries plan to set sail in an international flotilla for Gaza from the coast of Crete on Thursday or Friday, organisers said Monday... “Thursday or Friday, nine or 10 boats should meet up in the Libyan Gulf,” Vaguelis Pissias, one of the Greek organisers of the flotilla, said at a press conference with representatives from the international organisations involved...
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* VOANews.com has this report...
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New Gaza Flotilla Set to Sail...
About above News Video: A flotilla carrying humanitarian aid bound for Gaza is set to depart from Greece. Israel has already warned that it won't let the convoy reach its destination. It was also said earlier that foreign journalists who took part would be banned from working in Israel for 10 years... though this was changed late Monday morning.
This Video posted on YouTube by RussiaToday
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AubreyJ.........
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Monday, June 20, 2011

Texas Gov. Rick Perry Speaks to Republican Leadership Conference; Crowd ...

Here is the video in full of Texas Governor Rick Perry speaking Saturday, 6/18/2011 at the Republican Leadership Conference in New Orleans... ENJOY!!! It was a GOOD one!
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AubreyJ.........

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Representative Anthony D Weiner to Resign Seat in Congress


Image from the Weiner.House.gov website
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Thursday, June 16, 2011
It’s being reported this Thursday morning by many news outlets that Representative Anthony D. Weiner has FINALLY told House leaders he will resign from his seat in Congress.
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Don’t let the door hit ya in the BUTT, Weiner!!!
AubreyJ.........
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Weiner will talk to reporters at 1:00pm CDT today in Brooklyn
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Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Photo for the Day - June 14, 2011

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Go Atlantis!
A banner proclaims the sentiments of Kennedy's work force at Launch Pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, after Space Shuttle Atlantis completed its historic and final journey from the Vehicle Assembly Building. Atlantis was secured or "hard down," at its seaside launch pad at 3:29am EDT on Wednesday, June 1st.
Photo credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett

Wednesday, June 01, 2011

Photo for the Day - June 01, 2011

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Image above: Space Shuttle Endeavour makes its final landing at the Kennedy Space Center's Shuttle Landing Facility, completing a 16-day mission to the International Space Station. Wednesday, June 01, 2011
Image credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls
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(In case you missed it... Here’s the landing again!)
STS-134 Lands, Endeavour Completes Last Mission
About above Video: Endeavour returns to Earth at the end of its final mission, STS-134. During the flight, Commander Mark Kelly and crew delivered the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer to the International Space Station.
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And again I say...
WELCOME HOME!
AubreyJ.........
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