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Hurricane Relief in Brooklyn, THEY NEED NEW SHOES!
I was honored to have handed a woman an almost brand new pair of Adidas in Redhook, Brooklyn while volunteering the other day. She was so happy.
I WANT TO GET ADIDAS TO TRUCK DOWN THOUSANDS OF NEW KICKS TO BROOKLYN. Let's get this started. right? Brooklyn-Adidas. It's a Match.
Lets do this ADIDAS! If you agree, please sign the Petition that will be sent off to the magic leaders of Adidas!
Iceland’s economy has grown by leaps and bounds since the government there implemented widespread debt forgiveness for many of its citizens. The initiative came about following protests by Icelanders in 2008-2009 who were angry at the country’s leaders and bankers for its fiscal and economic collapse.
Iceland banks have forgiven loans equaling 13 percent of the country’s annual gross domestic product, which has eased the debt burden for more than 25 percent of Iceland’s population.
Iceland’s slow ascent out of the economic abyss began in 2008, following an $85 billion default by the country’s banks. Its economy in 2012 will surpass that of the entire euro zone, as well as the developed world on average (including the world’s largest economy, the United States, whose economy grew at an anemic 2.2 percent in the first quarter of this year), according to an estimate by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development(OECD).
Iceland’s $13 billion annual economy declined 6.7 percent in 2009, but has since rebounded and will expand by 2.4 percent this year and in 2013, the OECD estimated. Meanwhile, in the rest of debt-ridden Europe, the economy will collectively expand by a paltry 0.2 percent this year and only 1.6 percent the next, OECD estimates said in November.
That said, Icelanders are still reeling from the financial carnage.
“There are still a lot of people facing difficulties; at the same time there are a lot of people doing fine,” Kristjan Kristjansson, a spokesman for Landsbankinn hf, said. “It’s nearly impossible to say when enough is enough; alongside every measure that is taken, there are fresh demands for further action.”
That may come in the form of legal action. A new leadership coalition, led by Social Democrat Prime Minister Johanna Sigurdardottir that was voted into office in early 2009, has authorities looking into who was most responsible for the banking meltdown. And parliament is still weighing whether to move forward with an indictment brought against former Prime Minister Geir Haarde in 2009 for his role in the crisis.
In all, a special prosecutor has announced that as many as 90 people may be indicted, while more than 200 others, including former chief executives of the country’s three largest banks, will face criminal charges.
In the U.S., meanwhile, no top bank executives or lawmakers have faced prosecution for their roles in the subprime mortgage meltdown, though the federal Securities and Exchange Commission said in 2011 it had sanctioned 39 senior banking officials for conduct tied to the housing market collapse.
So far, home values have declined 33 percent since peaking in 2006. Yet the best Americans can get from their leaders after being suckered into purchasing homes at what turned out to be hugely (artificially) inflated prices is a proposal by President Obama earlier this year to expand loan modifications that included “some” reductions in principal loan amounts.
Over the last three months Australia has experienced some of it's worst weather events in recorded history. These events have devastated many communities and remote families.
Australian Defence Forces have been used in a small capacity to help search and rescue operations and clean up in SE QLD but the damage is far reaching and our present civilian and defence resources are spread thin across Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland.
Bringing home the troops and their hardware will enable a strong and widespread recover operation to proceed.
Defence expenditure will be focused on disaster recovery.
The well being and peace of mind of Australian Defence Force families will benefit directly through family members being removed from combat duty.
The Australia Day fireworks cost hundreds of thousands of dollars for ten minutes of enjoyment... join me in urging our states to cancel them this year and instead donate that money to Flood victims
It is common knowledge that most of Queensland and the eastern states of Australia are suffering the effects of the torrential rain that has been pouring since early December.
One region in particular has been suffering significantly due to the Rolleston Mine Rail Line, approved, constructed and once operated by the Queensland Government. This infrastructure has been designed without the consideration of the natural water flow. At the moment a massive amount of water is being dammed or held back by the levy bank like structure of the rail line. This is creating a further backup of the increasing flood waters, as it takes longer to flow through the drainage structures allocated in the designs.
Property owners north of the rail line described it as a raging waterfall fuelled by the retention of the water behind a once Queensland Government built structure.
The natural contours of the land would have allowed that masses of water to flow away from the township through the local river systems, eventually making its way out to sea or to various other locations away from the area without causing the destruction that it has. This is not happening! This irresponsible decision by QRNational and their previous owner the Queensland Government is costing hundreds of millions of dollars damage to one of Queensland’s vital agricultural areas. Not only is this a major blow to the region’s agricultural production, there is also a significant amount of environmental damage due to water eroding soil away in an attempt to continue running.
It’s about time the Queensland Government and now privatised QRNational accepted the responsibility of the devastating affects this environmentally disastrous mining infrastructure has caused on the productive agricultural area as well as on the people of the Rolleston and surrounding regions.
Time they listened to the local people when implementing infrastructure that could destroy their livelihoods as well as take lives.
The owner of the property at 32 Glenayr Road is seeking to replace the existing home with a new home generally as provided in the image above. As can be seen in the image, the home will feature an architectural style and design characteristics which are similar to other newly constructed homes in the neighbourhood.
In Hungary there are many people who lost their home, clothes, furnitures, animals or their family in the storms and in the flood in 2010 spring-summer. We would like to help this people.
Magyarországon sokan vesztették el otthonaikat, ruháikat, bútoraikat vagy akár családjukat a 2010. tavasz-nyári viharok és árvízek során. Ezeken az embereken szeretnénk segíteni.
8. Legalize It
Legalization of marijuana should take place in the state of Florida reasons for this are many profits generated could help support education, roads and highways, and even help public funds for food stamps.
Statistics show 20% of all Americans smoke weed this shows there is money to be made the product could be taxed and sold where cigarettes are sold.
Facts show the following:
1. It is not addictive
2. It does not cause over dose
3. It is natural
4. Is much less harmful than ciggarettes
5.Has strong support
6. Many powerful and influential people in the U.S. have used it
7. It stave's off Alzheimer’s
8. Marijuana helps with: Stress Relief, Pain Relief, Meditation, Eating Disorders
9. Marijuana has been around since ancient times
10. Marijuana does NOT cause violent behavior
This should be plenty enough reasons to support my thoughts and I think many will agree.
SRI LANKA ARMED FROCES RELIEF FOUNDATION
WAR CRY FOR PEACE (INT.EXHIBITION) SRI LANKA
WE HEREBY APPEAL FROM INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY TO SIGN THE BELOW PETION TO BRING THE JUSTICE TO ALL THE MILITARY AND CIVIL PRISONERS OF WAR NOW IN LTTE CUSTODY.
THE LTTE HAS CAPTURED MANY ARMED FORCES AND CIVILIANS DURING PAST 20 YEARS WAR IN SRI LANKA.MOST OF THESE PRISONERS WERE KILLED OR DETAINED, TOTURED AND FROCED FOR LABOUR.
IT IS REPORTED THE LTTE HAS NUMEROUS TOTIRE CHAMBERS AND EITHER ICRC OR THE UNHCR ON ANY OTHER HUMANITARIAN OR HUMAN RIGHT ORGANIZATIONS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO VISIT, THE POW IN LTTE CUSTODY.LTTE IS TRYING TO WIN THE HEARTS OF THE INTERNATIONA L COMMUNITY FOR FAKE EELAM AND FREEDON FIGHT FOR TAMILS BUT THOUSNADS OF TAMILS, SINHALEES, MUSLIMS WERE TORTURED AND KILLED BY LTTE IN THEIR TOTURE CHAMBERS. WE URGE IINTERNATIONL COMMUNITY TO SIGN THIS PETITION AND SUPPORT TO LIBERATE THESE POWS AND BRING THEM BACK TO THEIR LOVED ONCE.
WE SPECIALLEY APPEAL FROM THE SRI LANKAN COMMUNITY AND ARM ED FORCES PERSONALS TO SIGN THIS PETIION TO BRING FREEDOM FOR YOUR FELLOW BROTHERS.
Sri lanka Armed Forces Relief Foundation
January 26, 2006
The Mother and Child African Relief Organization (MACARO), a non-profit organization registered in New York (1992) under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue code, is accorded special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) (1997), and is also registered in Freetown, Sierra Leone as an International Non-Governmental Organization.
In addition, the process of registering the organization in Monrovia, Liberia is now in progress.
The organisation wishes to promote HIV/AIDS education and the relief of poverty.
11. Stop Simple Plan
It has been called to my attention that this horrible band, Simple Plan, must be stopped.
We would all dearly appreciate relief of our ears!
As most of you are no doubt aware, the recent Tsunami disaster has had a huge impact on Sri Lanka. Thousands have died and many more have lost their homes and livelihood and are now displaced, in need of urgent medical attention and basic food and commodities.
The news of the Tsunami has impacted the world and touched the hearts of many and thanks to the generosity of people far and wide 'Tsunami relief aid' has been flowing into Sri Lanka in the millions. With the money coming in the Government of Sri Lanka should be able to start rebuilding this nation and feeding the displaced.
The Sri Lankan Government is made up of politicians who represent the 'ruling Sinhala class' and have not always played fair. They are more favourable to the Sinhalese Buddhist majority, often denying the same treatment to the minority Tamils, Muslims, Burghers, Indian Tamils.
It is more important now than ever at such a crucial time that the 'relief aid' is distributed fairly and equally to the areas that are in desperate need of help following the Tsunami.
At the same time it is equally important that the money be used to help the people and not for the Governments own use. Purchasing military weapons for example would be a misuse or abuse of the trust and generosity of the contributing countries whom have so generously contributed their hard earned money.
Therefore we think it is imperative that an impartial outside committee be created to supervise the spending of the "relief aid" and that the Sri Lankan Government show full accountability for where the money has been spent and how much has been spent and whether 'the aid' has been equally distributed within the affect areas in Sri Lanka.
The city has not used enough of the bond money to improve the roads in our city. We continue to have delays in getting the work done. The water drainage is unacceptable.
Due to the circumstances of our nation being threatened by international and internal terrorism, we the people of the United States wish relief from all would-be terrorists, illegal aliens, and legal aliens with no loyalties to the United States of America.