Meatball in the sky, a little fun for the day.

Worship of the meatball monster in the sky..

Touched by his noodly appendage

Scientists have discovered gene to turn

on/off homosexuality in fruit flies

I didn't ASK to be a gay fly!


Fruit flies, officially known as Drosophila melanogaster, who have their homosexuality turned off will now just be called flies.

Gangsta Flowcharts

I'm SLEZE and I'm built to last!

More proof that abstract art is bullshit – UK art afficienados fooled into buying Toddler art

Abstract art is bullshit


“To the untrained eye, they appear to be simple daubs that could have been created by a two year old. Which is precisely what they are.”

First Air Force Aircraft Carrier undergoing Sea Trials

Golf course first...ask for more money...build runway...

Deaf people want genetically engineered deaf children

Deaf people want genetically engineered deaf children

Genetic engineering will be VERY good for some things...


While most normal people (and most deaf people) would want to make sure their offspring would have as few genetic flaws as possible, some deaf people are arguing they should have the right (when techonology allows) to ENSURE their children are deaf so that they don’t feel like freaks have a better family life.

Locust: stupid moronic liberals.

Congress Holds Hearings on Unobtainium

Congress Holds Hearings on Unobtainium

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For a while now, the Pentagon has been concerned about U.S. dependence on rare-earth metals. Precision weapons, Priuses and iPhones depend on components made from rare earths like terbium, dysprosium, yttrium and thulium. And the dependence threatens more than just national security: It’s a major issue when it comes to developing renewable energy sources.

The House Committee on Science and Technology’s investigations and oversight panel is holding a hearing today on rare-earth metal supplies, focusing on China’s near-monopoly on the stuff. As we’ve reported here before, China has raised concerns by threatening to limit exports. And to make matters more complicated, U.S. mining companies are dependent on China for processing. As a recent LiveScience story points out, U.S.-based Molycorp Minerals has to ship rare earths to China for final separation.

Testimony is embargoed until the hearing begins today at 2 p.m., but you can read a hearing overview (.pdf) and watch a live webcast once the hearing begins.

The hearing will include testimony from Mark Smith, the CEO of Molycorp Minerals, which is trying to restarting a mine in Mountain Pass, California, which is the primary source for rare earth minerals in the United States. (That mining operation closed in 2002.)

It’s not all doom and gloom: China has reportedly backed away from a sweeping ban on the export of some rare earths. And the United States is sitting on significant reserves of rare-earth metals (.pdf), as a U.S. Geological Survey report points out. Perhaps more importantly, policymakers and politicians are now catching on to their strategic value.

Image: Google Earth

Locust: finally someone on capital hill has some brains, and realizes we may Lose (and by lose I mean due to war) our source of rare earth minerals from China.

Contact lenses with circuits, lights a possible platform for superhuman vision

Contact lenses with circuits, lights a possible platform for superhuman vision

Movie characters from the Terminator to the Bionic Woman use bionic eyes to zoom in on far-off scenes, have useful facts pop into their field of view, or create virtual crosshairs. Off the screen, virtual displays have been proposed for more practical purposes – visual aids to help vision-impaired people, holographic driving control panels and even as a way to surf the Web on the go.

The device to make this happen may be familiar. Engineers at the University of Washington have for the first time used manufacturing techniques at microscopic scales to combine a flexible, biologically safe contact lens with an imprinted electronic circuit and lights.

Caption: A researcher holds one of the completed lenses.

Credit: University of Washington

“Looking through a completed lens, you would see what the display is generating superimposed on the world outside,” said Babak Parviz, a UW assistant professor of electrical engineering. “This is a very small step toward that goal, but I think it’s extremely promising.” The results were presented today at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers’ international conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems by Harvey Ho, a former graduate student of Parviz’s now working at Sandia National Laboratories in Livermore, Calif. Other co-authors are Ehsan Saeedi and Samuel Kim in the UW’s electrical engineering department and Tueng Shen in the UW Medical Center’s ophthalmology department.

There are many possible uses for virtual displays. Drivers or pilots could see a vehicle’s speed projected onto the windshield. Video-game companies could use the contact lenses to completely immerse players in a virtual world without restricting their range of motion. And for communications, people on the go could surf the Internet on a midair virtual display screen that only they would be able to see.

“People may find all sorts of applications for it that we have not thought about. Our goal is to demonstrate the basic technology and make sure it works and that it’s safe,” said Parviz, who heads a multi-disciplinary UW group that is developing electronics for contact lenses.

The prototype device contains an electric circuit as well as red light-emitting diodes for a display, though it does not yet light up. The lenses were tested on rabbits for up to 20 minutes and the animals showed no adverse effects.

Ideally, installing or removing the bionic eye would be as easy as popping a contact lens in or out, and once installed the wearer would barely know the gadget was there, Parviz said.

Building the lenses was a challenge because materials that are safe for use in the body, such as the flexible organic materials used in contact lenses, are delicate. Manufacturing electrical circuits, however, involves inorganic materials, scorching temperatures and toxic chemicals. Researchers built the circuits from layers of metal only a few nanometers thick, about one thousandth the width of a human hair, and constructed light-emitting diodes one third of a millimeter across. They then sprinkled the grayish powder of electrical components onto a sheet of flexible plastic. The shape of each tiny component dictates which piece it can attach to, a microfabrication technique known as self-assembly. Capillary forces – the same type of forces that make water move up a plant’s roots, and that cause the edge of a glass of water to curve upward – pull the pieces into position.

The prototype contact lens does not correct the wearer’s vision, but the technique could be used on a corrective lens, Parviz said. And all the gadgetry won’t obstruct a person’s view.

Caption: Contact lenses with metal connectors for electronic circuits were safely worn by rabbits in lab tests.

Credit: University of Washington

“There is a large area outside of the transparent part of the eye that we can use for placing instrumentation,” Parviz said. Future improvements will add wireless communication to and from the lens. The researchers hope to power the whole system using a combination of radio-frequency power and solar cells placed on the lens, Parviz said.

A full-fledged display won’t be available for a while, but a version that has a basic display with just a few pixels could be operational “fairly quickly,” according to Parviz.

Berkeley Bionics Human Exoskeleton

Berkeley Bionics Human Exoskeleton

Berkeley Bionics™, designs and manufactures lower extremity exoskeletons to augment human strength and endurance during locomotion. Berkeley Bionics exoskeletons increase wearer’s strength.

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Lockheed Unleashes ‘HULC’ Super-Strength Gear

For years a pair of brilliant scientists have been locked in a nasty fight to see who could build super-strength suits for the U.S. military.  In that battle Sarcos’ Stephen Jacobsen had a key advantage over his arch-rival, Berkeley Bionics’ Hami Kazerooni: Jacobsen had defense contracting giant Raytheon on his side. Which meant government contacts. Engineering know-how. And an ability to manufacture the exoskeletons in quantity, if need be.

Then, last month Kazerooni announced that he had teamed up with a defense-industrial giant, too. Yesterday, at the Association of the United States Army’s winter conference, Lockheed and Berkeley Bionics showed off their exoskeleton, the Human Universal Load Carrier exoskeleton — “HULC.” (This video is similar to a one we highlighted last Spring; newer footage in on the Defense News site.)

The super-strength suit attaches to the wearers’ legs, augmenting their power while shadowing their movement. According to Lockheed, HULC enables the wearer to carry up to 200 pounds without much effort — and sprint up to 10 miles per hour in short bursts. Lithium-ion batteries will keep the wearer walking at a normal pace for an hour. The companies also claim that there’s a “long-range extended 72-hour mission model,” which relies on JP8 jet fuel. But they didn’t appear to show it off at the conference.

HULC won’t boost arm strength, like Sarcos’ all-body exoskeleton.
But a shoulder strap does help with heavy lifting. And HULC doesn’t need to be tethered to a power source, like Sarcos’ suit does. Which means wearers can crawl and scamper around, uninhibited. HULC is also fairly easy to get on and off — the thing “can be removed in 30
seconds,” according to Defense News.

“The HULC can be fitted with armor plating, heating or cooling systems, sensors and ‘other custom attachments,’” Lew Page notes. “We particularly liked that last one: our personal request would be a powered gun or missile mount of some kind above the shoulder, linked to a helmet or monocle laser sight.”

Not so fast, Pagey. For now, the joint Lockheed-Berkeley team is just gearing up for “full-scale trials with the Army” in the standard super-suit, “beginning in January 2010.”

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The looming Peril

The looming Peril

Ever heard of Cass Sunstein? If not, then it’s about time you did, because he is without doubt the most dangerous man on this planet.
Even as you read this, he is plotting to turn the very bastion of capitalism, the United States of America, into the new leader of capitalism’s very nemesis, communism.
While this blog is primarily about South African affairs, this is profoundly relevant, as, whatever happens across the Pacific to the nation that was once the leader of the free world, will determine our fate as well..

Sunstein is, with a tongue as forked as the serpent in the garden of Eden, laying the psychological groundwork that will test the waters of American resistance to his diabolical plans. He has already fired the first salvos, and astoundingly, unbelievably, and quite incredulously, not a single shot has been fired back, well, not one that has had any telling impact anyway. As a consequent, one is forced to ask oneself the most simple of questions. Why?

As the newly elected regulatory Czar of the Obama administration, he is attempting to single handedly usurp the Constitution by introducing, under the guise of increased justice for all, draconian laws that will harness the free world to the yoke of oppression and slavery, which, as we know, is the end goal of the evil doctrine of Marxist Communism.
The bad news is, that unless we act quickly, unless we act decisively, driven by fear of the consequences of inaction, he will succeed.

There is a force that is ruling the USA, an unelected body of power hungry psychopaths, who have managed to hijack the system through their unchallenged dominance of the financial institutions, as well a the electronic and printed media.
If I were to write a book about Aliens who take over the world using mind manipulation, it would be categorized as science fiction because it sounds preposterous, but in effect, this is exactly what is happening in the USA today.
America has been invaded by an Alien body whose interests centre purely around the acquisition of power, nothing else.
Only when the good people of the USA stand up and call them out, will this destruction of their nation end. As long as they cower behind the city walls, too afraid to fight back, the enemy will keep hammering away at the portals until they collapse, and then their final enslavement will be complete.

Never be fooled into believing that communism is dead. At the end of the cold war, the reds only feinted defeat, and through glasnost (propaganda) and perestroika (restructuring), pretended to cross the floor, falling into the welcoming embrace of the victorious Western alliance. In reality, the West should have dealt these vipers a fatal blow, but instead, they patted each other on the back and rejoiced at what they saw as a great victory for liberty and freedom.
The truth is, the viper was only pretending to be dead. It had already detected the chink in our armour, and it was in this area that they concentrated their next assault.
The weakness they detected was a perversion called liberalism.

One of the traits of the white race is our humanity. As it distinguishes us from the rest of mankind, I hesitate to call it a weakness, but in effect, that is what it is. Our enemies decided to remove their red cloaks and don less conspicuous attire so as not to attract attention as they set about taking full advantage of us in this most vulnerable of areas. They marched to the forefront of the liberal movements and took up the banners, pulling the useful idiots along behind them as they replaced the simple ideology of a bunch of idealistic dreamers with their own brand of treachery.

If you think liberalism is a pacifist movement, think again. It has been transformed by the Bolshevik agitators from the flower power movement it once was, into the most militant group in western society. They practice exactly what they accuse their enemies of – hate, fascism, threats, intimidation, and outright violence. These once peaceful flower children have been turned into a bunch of criminal thugs, and the best part is, they have been conditioned to believe this behaviour is justifiable in the name of democracy and individual freedom.

The new leaders of the revolution are a Felix Frankfurter professor who goes by the most unlikely name of Cass Sunstein (Sunshine?), and his sidekick, Ben Shalom Bernanke, who controls the economic arm of the same movement, the Federal reserve bank of America. They have been chosen to lead the final assault. The beauty of their plan is that, as they march behind the first black president of the United States of America, no one can challenge them without being mockingly dismissed as a radical rightwing racist.

I’ve often wondered why, after the 1994 elections in South Africa, the ANC, who have never hidden their ideological affiliation to communism, simply didn’t abandon capitalism and hoist the red flag over the stately Union buildings in Pretoria. I have now concluded that their new masters decided it was premature. Don’t think they were naive enough to believe the ANC could make a success of South Africa, only, the proclamation of their failure needed the right timing.
If one examines what the west have actually done in real terms to ensure the success of the black government in South Africa, it is glaringly obvious that the answer is, nothing. On the lead up to the 1994 elections we were promised not only an end to the crippling sanctions that had been imposed on the Nationalist Government, but also an unprecedented rush to invest in the new rainbow nation, a promise that never materialized.
The truth is, the leaders of the west had a reasonably good idea what the outcome of a black government would be. They knew that in the short term, while the legacy of white ruled South Africa still sustained the illusion of a successful transition, things would turn over without too much trouble. What they also knew though, was that in the long term, the house of cards would eventually come crashing down. What was essential therefore, was that the collapse be seen as a result of the failure of capitalism, and not as a result of a switch in ideology. But as I´ve already explained, the timing had to be right.
Because they are still a few years away from their ultimate goal, and the ship is sinking fast, they needed to throw us a lifeline. The football world cup is seen by many as a life prolonging injection, something that is designed to keep the patient alive until the time to announce his demise is ripe.
If Cass Sunstein and Ben Shalom Bernanke have their way, that time is just around the corner.

Published by Piet The Pirate.

Blacks and liberals know that blacks are inferior

Blacks and liberals know that blacks are inferior

from http://mysasucks.com

Whites average 100 for these tests, none of the blacks could get 90.

First off I’d just like to say it’s nice to be back. I’ve had Internet problems and haven’t been able to post anything in a while. I hope everyone had a great Christmas and I hope we all have an awesome 2010.  Anyway, back to the post… My idea here looks more at common sense and basic human knowledge. You see, I feel that blacks and liberals know in their hearts that blacks are genetically inferior. All of their words and actions really seem to suggest this. When talking about blacks to a liberal, they always speak with that “shame, poor black man” tone of voice. Whether they are consciously aware of this or not, this is indirectly identifying that you feel sorry for them, meaning that they are probably inferior. Why do liberals insist on helping blacks so much, but will gladly announce that they can do anything we can do? I mean, you can’t say “That 10 year old is just as good at rugby as you 20 year olds, but please take it easy on him”. That wouldn’t make any sense right? If someone is just as good, why would they need the extra advantage? Well what exactly is BEE and AA or the sports quotas? That is quite handy help, but you’d think they wouldn’t need it, considering we’re all equal and all. So I think that  endorsing things like AA is indirectly admitting that blacks are not of the same standard as whites and that they need help desperately. Blacks know it too.

The reason why I think blacks know it, is because of the vast difference between black racism and white racism. White racism is when we don’t want to be around them for fear of our lives or of them ruining our hard work. They are desperate to mix with whites while we want nothing to do with them. Black racism is a black that dreams of killing whitey and holds a grudge against whites for his own failures. You see the difference? It’s really like blacks envy us, while (liberal) whites feel sorry for them. This is probably part of the reason why everyone seems to excuse black racism so easily. But again, I feel that that is implying that whites are infact dominant.

Nevermind the fact that there is no highly credited, scientific evidence to suggest that the races are the same, or the fact that it isn’t hard to find evidence that the races are different, their own actions and mannerisms suggest that they know what is actually the seemingly obvious. They know that without whites, blacks would still be cavemen and hunter-gatherers with no industry or modern society. The term “scientific racism” sums it up beautifully. It may seem racist, but it’s scientific! So are genes racist now? Is mother nature a racist? They are so idiotic that they dismiss proven science as racism! Although as long as political correctness reigns supreme, I guess “scientific racism” will remain a relevant argument. Hopefully more scientists will have the balls to publish proof of the differences between the races. Until then, us whites just need to be the very best we can be, and not let white guilt and political correctness tear us down.

After 13 years, police still hunting for the East Coast Rapist

After 13 years, police still hunting for the East Coast Rapist

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A comprehensive profile of the rapist and his methods, relying on interviews with law enforcement officials, victims, and experts, as well as visits to each of the man’s 17 known and suspected crime scenes along the East Coast.

Washington Post Staff Writers
Tuesday, March 16, 2010
 

He lurks at gas stations and pay phones and bus stops, blending in so well that people don’t notice him at first. He has a smooth, deep voice. He is black, he smokes and he is right-handed. He is in his early to mid-30s, is fit, stands about 6 feet tall, likes wearing camouflage clothes and black hats, and once had a badly chipped tooth.

The man studies women carefully. He watches them leave for work and walk home from the mall, and he notices whether they lock their windows and doors. He knows when they are most vulnerable and when they are home alone with their children. He stalks them in neighborhoods he knows well.

Then he rapes them and vanishes.

He is the East Coast Rapist. And police know so much about this man. They even have his DNA. But when it comes right down to it, he is a frustrating mystery. No one has been able to find him.

His attacks have spanned 13 years, beginning in Prince George’s County in the late 1990s, moving into Virginia and then up to New England.

Now he has been back to Northern Virginia. The most recent rapes were on Halloween in Dale City, when he forced three trick-or-treating teenage girls into a wooded ravine at gunpoint. That was the closest police have come to finding him. And the attacks showed them that he’s brasher than ever.

“He is a very bold, fearless predator,” said Sgt. Kim Chinn, a Prince William County police spokeswoman. “The concern is that he’s out there, he’s not going to stop until he’s caught and the violence could get worse.”

“He’s like a lion looking for prey,” said one of his victims, a woman who was raped in her Leesburg apartment in 2001.

Police detectives and five of the rapist’s victims cooperated with the reporting of this article with the same goal in mind: They want to identify and catch him before he attacks again. The Washington Post generally does not name victims of sex crimes and is not identifying any of the victims in this article. Some of them, parents themselves, said they were willing to discuss their attacks because the man raped teenagers.

“Somebody’s going to know who’s been in Prince George’s, who’s been in Fairfax, who went to Connecticut,” said Lt. Bruce Guth, who leads Fairfax County’s cold-case squad. “The bastard’s right there. We just need that one phone call. Somebody knows this guy.”

Police in Maryland, Virginia, Connecticut and Rhode Island have been hunting the rapist for more than a decade, but the Halloween attacks added urgency to their search. A trail of DNA links him to the rapes of at least 12 women, and police suspect him in a total of 17 attacks. Detectives think there might be more.

Experts say the rapist is probably in a continual search for his next victim. Police think he lives in, works in or is very familiar with the areas he prowls. He scopes out locations to intercept women, secluded sites in the midst of busy neighborhoods and ways to escape. He grabs women who are in their comfort zones, near or in their own homes.

“He’s taking advantage of people who are unguarded,” said Fairfax Detective John Kelly. “He’s doing it under the cover of darkness. He acts like a trapper would.”

His methods remain unpredictable. He has attacked using a gun, a knife, a screwdriver and a broken bottle. He has approached his victims using banal conversation or an abrupt demand. He compliments them and threatens to kill them. But beyond the violence of the rapes, he has not carried out any of those threats.

The rapist’s DNA has not turned up in any database of convicted criminals, and police think he knows it because he seldom uses a condom. He is skilled at hiding his face by operating in the dark, wearing a mask or covering his victims’ faces.

Besides his deep voice, which several of the women say they would recognize, descriptions of him remain fairly vague: black man with medium complexion, medium build.

Police have been looking at known sex offenders, people who have lived near the rape sites and people who have served prison time during gaps between the assaults. That has allowed them to rule out more than 100 possible suspects, but they haven’t been able to home in on anyone specific. They are using a high-tech data analysis program to scour leads and identify people with connections to the areas of the attacks.

But rapes by a stranger are among the most difficult to solve. This predator picks women and girls with whom he has no apparent association. Most are black, but some are white. The descriptions the women have provided are generic at best. Other than DNA, he leaves little evidence.

Although they are open to any possibility, detectives are exploring whether the man could be a long-haul trucker, a utility installer or a member of the military.

Whatever he is, he’s back. His rapes on Halloween carry several of his trademarks.

The three teenagers were laughing, chatting and sending text messages in the chilly night rain, their bags of candy swaying as they walked through a dimly lit Dale City shopping center. They were just a few blocks from home.

Slinking out of the darkness, a stranger wearing a black ski mask was suddenly behind them. One of the girls felt a gun in her back. The man led them into a steep wooded ravine as they held one another’s hands. A deep voice through clenched teeth told them to lie down side by side and to face away from him.

“I thought he was going to kill us,” one of the girls recalled.

As her two friends were raped in the leaves beside her, the 16-year-old dimmed her cellphone’s backlight. Operating blindly, she pleaded with her parents and friends for help, texting her rough location. She called her mother and then 911, breathlessly asking police to “please help me, please help me, please help me” before the call was dropped.

Within minutes, her mother, just a few blocks away, was racing to the woods from one side. Prince William police raced from the other side. As the lights and sirens closed in, the man stopped.

“He said, ‘Stay down. Don’t move,’ ” the girl said. “Then we heard him run away, the leaves crunching under his feet.”

And like that, he was gone, emerging from the woods into a busy neighborhood. Police were close. But not close enough.

* * *

It started almost exactly 13 years ago. The man wearing a ski mask rode his bicycle along Marlboro Pike in Forestville just after midnight, scanning the streets for a victim. He spotted a 25-year-old woman walking alone, approached her and started talking. He pulled out a gun and attacked.

The rape, on Feb. 19, 1997, marked the first time the man’s DNA would be entered into a database that holds genetic evidence from unsolved crimes. It occurred one month after and one month before similar assaults in the same neighborhood.

Those early rapes in Prince George’s provide some of the best clues to the man’s identity. The women never got a clear view of his face, but two of them noticed that one of his teeth was chipped or missing. Sometimes he wore a green camouflage coat.

The man, then in his late teens or early 20s, seemed to know the area well. Two women recalled seeing him near an Amoco station along Pennsylvania Avenue just before they were attacked.

“Reasonable people can assume he’s from there,” said Lt. Col. Kevin Davis, deputy chief of police in Prince George’s.

That spring, police sounded their first alarm that a serial rapist was at work. Prince George’s police publicly warned women to be on guard. Detectives think he might have seen media coverage, with headlines reporting a “bicycle-riding rapist.” In August, he raped again in Prince George’s, but he changed his method. He ditched the gun and bike and was on foot and armed with a knife.

The rapist then expanded his hunting ground. By summer 1999, he was roaming Fairfax’s Route 1 corridor, a busy section of strip malls, restaurants and apartment buildings. He lurked at gas stations and bus stops at night.

Carrying a knife, he spied one woman passing him with grocery bags, grabbed her from behind and led her to a desolate spot behind a real estate office. He plucked off one of her shoes and pulled one of her legs out of her pants, making it even more difficult for her to escape because it would have been nearly impossible to run. He would later repeat the tactic.

He began focusing on roads leading into townhouse communities and apartment complexes. There, police said, he could watch women come and go and attack when his best opportunity arose.

At one such location in the Alexandria section of Fairfax in November 2000, a 35-year-old woman fought him off. The rapist approached her as she entered a new townhouse community after getting off a bus. He implied that he was lost. He put her in a headlock and led her to a wooded area. The woman, who was in the military, wrestled a six-inch serrated knife from him. She told police that she tried to stab him and that he insisted he was “just playing” and ran off.

The knife, linked to him by DNA collected from skin cells, is the only known item the rapist has left behind.

In May 2001, he struck again, this time at an apartment complex in Leesburg.

When he grabbed the woman from behind and wrapped his arms around her, she laughed. She thought her husband had come into the second-floor garden apartment to help her move.

“What I noticed is that nobody was laughing with me,” she said. She looked down. The strong, black arms were not her husband’s.

“He said, ‘Shut up or I’ll kill you. I have a knife,’ ” she recalled.

The 41-year-old woman, who looks younger than her age, had spent the evening ferrying belongings from the apartment to her car. It was warm, and she wore a T-shirt and running shorts. The apartment was nearly empty. About 5 p.m., she sent her 14-year-old son to his taekwondo lesson.

While she was at the car, the rapist slipped through the open front door. He waited.

When she returned, he pushed her into the bedroom and onto the floor. Threatening her with an orange-handled Phillips head screwdriver, he bound her hands over her head with shoelaces he brought with him. He was chewing something, maybe gum or a toothpick that poked out the corner of his mouth. He covered her face with her shirt.

She thought: “So this is what it’s like to be raped.”

With him on top of her, the woman remembered a downstairs neighbor who complained about noise every time she ran on her treadmill. She banged the floor with her foot, hoping the neighbor would interrupt. This time, there was no complaint.

“Where’s your mother?” she blurted. “Anyone with a good mother wouldn’t do this.”

That made the rapist angry, and he told her to shut up or he’d kill her. When she told him she was having trouble breathing, he moved the shirt away from her mouth. But he threatened her again.

“Don’t say anything to the police,” he said. “I live right across the hall.”

As in several other cases, the rapist complimented the woman, saying that she was “fine” and suggesting that in his own mind there was some mutual pleasure.

When he finished, he bundled up her clothes, her shoes and her cellphone. He gathered the shoelaces and the screwdriver and fled. Naked and terrified, the woman ran to the window and yelled for neighbors to call 911.

Her clothes and bedding had all been packed, so she covered herself in the only thing she could find — Christmas wrapping paper — until police arrived.

Leesburg Detective Lisa Kara said police interviewed people in the apartment across from the woman’s at the time — a unit that often housed transients — but made little headway.

Three months later, the rapist attacked two Prince George’s teenagers at gunpoint as they walked home from the Marlow Heights shopping center near the Beltway. He forced the two into the woods in what would be the first time he raped two people in a single incident. The wooded ravine is similar to the scene of the recent Prince William attack.

Days after Christmas 2001, a 29-year-old mother of four from Fairfax was running late for her 7 p.m. work shift. She pulled on a turtleneck, a T-shirt, a sweat shirt and a coat and waited at a bus stop in the Alexandria section of the county.

She saw a man smoking a cigarette and thought he was being polite by standing back at the edge of the woods. He came closer and asked whether she knew when the next bus would arrive.

But the man didn’t want an answer. “I have a weapon — follow me,” he said. She caught a glimpse of a knife handle in his coat pocket.

As he led her down the street, the bus went by, too late to help. He demanded money. When she insisted that she had none, he didn’t believe her.

“You work all the time,” he said. He was right. She had two jobs, one at Ames and the other in a fast-food restaurant. She thought he could not have known that unless he had been watching her.

The tip of the knife dug into the left side of her neck. When they reached a nearby apartment complex, he forced her to the mulch, lifted her clothes over her face, and pulled off one of her shoes and one leg of her jeans.

She shivered in the winter cold, and he told her to stop shaking. Throughout the attack, she prayed aloud: “Thank you, Jesus.” The rapist got angry and ordered her to be quiet, but she refused. He then got up and, for a moment, she thought the assault was over. He wasn’t done.

“It was too good to stop,” he told her. After the rape, he said he would come back to get her if she had AIDS or got pregnant. Finally, he was gone.

She lay silently, counting backward from 100. At 30, she got up. With one pant leg trailing behind her and a shoe in her hand, she rushed home. She desperately wanted to take a shower and be done with it, but her husband persuaded her to report the crime. Police recovered DNA that linked her case to the others.

A few months later, the woman was at work when a customer’s voice stopped her cold. Ames security guards had spotted a man suspected of shoplifting baby clothes and later told her that when the man looked in her direction, he took off running.

“It was the voice,” she said. “I had the sense that he was coming back for me.”

* * *

After the last Fairfax rape, in 2001, at least four years passed without any signs of the rapist. There are no solid explanations. Police say any theory is just speculation, but they are focusing on the most likely reasons: a stint in jail, military service, a life change such as marriage or the birth of a child, relocation outside the country. Or he might have been thwarted and was scared off for a while.

“But these gaps might not be gaps at all,” said Prince William Detective Todd Troutner, flipping through a white binder labeled “The Rapist.” “We just might not know of all the attacks.”

In the evening darkness just after Thanksgiving in 2006, the attacker reappeared, leaving DNA more than 400 miles north of his previously known assaults. This time it was on the back deck of a house at the end of a cul-de-sac in Cranston, R.I.

An 11-year-old girl, doing homework on a living room couch, looked up to see a stranger’s face poking into her dining room. An unlocked sliding-glass door had been opened, and the man had stepped slightly through it. The girl screamed, the family’s large black Great Dane began barking, and the man ran away. No one was hurt.

“It was dark out, and I had just gotten home from work. He probably saw me come home and probably thought I was by myself,” the girl’s mother, now 42, said in an interview at their home. “We thought it was a local homeless guy or something.”

After the split-second encounter, police arrived and examined the scene.

Just outside the door, they found three drops of semen. The DNA matched that from the rapes in Maryland and Virginia.

“I guess we were lucky,” the girl’s mother said. “Why he was here doesn’t make any sense. I’ve tried so hard to figure it out.”

Janet I. Warren, associate director of the Institute of Law, Psychiatry and Public Policy at the University of Virginia and an expert on serial rapists, said the peeping Tom incident says a lot about the man.

“I can assure you he’s been looking into many windows,” Warren said. “He probably has a methodical way of sizing up women, sizing up areas, sizing up apartment complexes. . . . He’s moving around the area and looking for victims and getting a sense of the people. He’s familiar with who locks their doors and windows.”

Police in New Haven, Conn., believe the rapist moved to New England for work or to be with family. The only attack in New Haven linked by DNA occurred just a month and a half after the Cranston incident, but police think he could have committed three similar assaults in New Haven around that same time.

In each of the New Haven attacks, the assailant entered homes through an unlocked door or window and confronted women in darkened bedrooms. In three of the cases, he attacked women who were home alone with children — like in Cranston — and instead of a weapon he used the children as leverage.

“He’s definitely watching them,” said Sgt. Martin Dadio of the New Haven Police Department’s special investigations unit. “He’s looking to get someone who will do whatever he wants because they want to protect their kid.”

Evidence of that is clear in a rape that took place on Jan. 10, 2007, in an isolated New Haven apartment complex.

The woman, then 27, arrived home after picking up her 11-month-old son at day care. She opened a window to cool off her ground-level apartment, put the baby to bed and watched television before going to sleep about 10.

She awoke sometime after midnight, not wearing her glasses and groggy from sleep. She saw a man silhouetted against her bedroom doorway and heard him say: “Don’t yell.”

The man ordered her to cover her head with her pillowcase.

“I froze and did what I was told to do,” she said. Her son, one week shy of his first birthday, was sleeping in a crib in the room. She prayed he wouldn’t wake up. “He specifically said, ‘I’m not going to hurt you — I know you have your son here.’ It was almost like he started feeling bad, like he couldn’t control himself.”

At one point, the rapist asked her if she “liked it,” and she didn’t answer for fear of angering him. When he was done, he warned her not to report the crime.

“He told me not to call the police, and if I did, he’d know and he’d come back and kill me,” she said. “And he said, ‘Make sure to lock your windows.’ “

The apartment complex is not a place one would just stumble upon. It is tucked into the back of a residential neighborhood and is far from pedestrian traffic.

“You wouldn’t go there unless you had business there or family there,” said Lt. Julie Johnson, head of the New Haven police’s special investigations unit. “He plans these. He’s watching. He knows the areas.”

In three other cases in New Haven, the attacker did not leave DNA behind, either because he used a condom, a makeshift condom or the woman fended him off. But they carry some of the rapist’s signatures. Just as in one of the Fairfax rapes, the attacker in New Haven told a woman to “stop shaking.” He spoke with a Caribbean accent in some of the attacks, but one woman reported that he turned it on and off, indicating that it might be fake. He complimented them on their bodies and the act, something experts said probably shows some level of fantasy or a confused sense that what he is doing is consensual.

* * *

Nearly three years passed between the last known attack in Connecticut, in January 2007, and the Halloween rapes in Dale City. Police are examining unsolved rapes in several states to determine whether this attacker could have committed them, because they think there must be some they don’t know about.

But last Halloween, it was him again: He was dressed in all black, wore a black mask, used a gun, grabbed the three teenage girls as they walked home and spoke in a deep voice through gritted teeth.

The rapes were in a wooded area he must have scouted.

Located just yards from a shopping center and a large residential community off Dale Boulevard, the walk down into the small clearing is precarious. It’s a shortcut where people have tossed Natural Light beer cans, empty bottles, a stray car tire and other trash.

“It’s a pretty good location for what he wanted to do,” said Troutner, the Prince William detective, standing next to the ravine floor where the teenagers were ordered to lie in the cold, wet darkness.

The girls held hands and scrambled into the ravine as the masked attacker followed with a gun, all of them afraid to cry out or run for fear that he might shoot them. He raped one girl, then moved on to the next. That’s when the third crouched over her phone and decided to text. At 9:05 p.m., she created a message, addressed it to seven people, and typed furiously: “911 cvs pls noww man with gun.”

“I can text really fast,” she said. “I turned my backlight down and texted my mom, my dad and friends, asking them for help, telling them that I was in the woods, that a man was raping my friends, and to please call 911.”

There was no anger in the rapist’s voice, no tension, no compassion. Almost no tone at all.

“He just came, got what he wanted and left,” she said. “That’s it.”
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Future of America- Meet the the new American people.

Future of America

Meet the the new American people.

The Death of the Nation. Race Realism is the only way to save the nation, once people understand what is at the core of every threat we face as a people, and how they are all connected, only then do we even have a chance.

Illegal Aliens March Through LAAnother Proud Group of Fine Citizens from South of the Border

Thomas Paine On The Amnesty Madness [Video]

Thomas Paine has released a video on the coming amnesty for illegal aliens. He puts out an impassioned plea to the American people to stand up to their “non-representing representatives” and the “them” that have put us in the current position of having more than 20 million illegal aliens who have just managed to worm their way into our country.

With the coming legislation for amnesty – and the fight that will ensue and which we shall win – it is more important than every to speak without fear.

They will call you racist or extremist, but the reality is that anyone who is calling for a mass amnesty – at the expense of the American people, its culture, its way of life and your standard of living that you have fought for through hard work – is the true extremist. Never forget that.

These people will keep pushing until they are confronted. Then they will run for the hills yelling “racist”. Because in the end everything they are trying to do is to gain power, control and money through exploitative practices, manipulations of the poor and a disregard for the rights of individuals in this country. When that is the sole immoral reasoning behind their actions, it should be as no surprise that all they have left to do is run away squealing like stuck pigs when they are called out.

I have absolutely no sympathy for any of their arguments and you shouldn’t either. This is a country of laws and we should start acting like it.

The Four Steps Of Ideological Subversion – How To Brainwash A Nation [Video]

In 1985 a former KGB agent, Yuri Alexandrovich Bezmenov, went on TV to explain how America was being subverted from within. He outlined the KGB’s four steps of Ideological Subversion.

These steps are:

  1. Demoralize
  2. Destabilization
  3. Crisis
  4. Normalization

In the video below he explains each, but I’d just like to point out that the first step was completed long ago. Demoralization – or getting people not to care about their country or to learn about it – has been ongoing in the school system at least since I was a child and probably much earlier. This entailed either not teaching kids about our civic system and how it was founded, to whitewashing it with stupid little idioms about who our founders were. Things like not explaining all that George Washington did, but merely pointing out that he had wooden false teeth or could not tell a lie and that he cut down the cherry tree and admitted it. How this has any bearing on Washington and the founding of our nation is beyond me. But ask the majority of Americans in this country and that’s pretty much all they could tell you about Washington.

Bezmenov also points out how this brainwashing works to such an extent that people refuse to accept fact, logic or reason even when it is presented to them. This is quite obvious in this day and age. It can be most obviously seen in the recent global warming fiasco where there is plenty of evidence that man-caused global warming is so infantesimal that it has no negligible impact on the world. However, even after being presented with ClimateGate and the facts that scientists were covering up true data – and in cases outright lying about it – there are still people who are so brainwashed by the decades of things like recycling, “Earth Day” and An Inconvenient Truth that they refuse to believe the real truth.

The KGB knew that all of this works on human nature – that humans once having the same idea bombarded into their head by sources they trust, that they will tend to have a very hard time changing this belief even when presented with proof until their actual life is on the line and it is too late.

Yuri Alexandrovich Bezmenov on Ideological Subversion in America

Government Union Workers Destroying America – John Stossel [Video]

union jobs – and the huge increases in pay they are receiving – is destroying this country. Under the guise of being “public servants” these hard core extorting organizations are rife with corruption and demands. They threaten to shut down cities if you don’t give them money and incessantly whine that they aren’t paid enough. Yet in the video below John Stossel points out that union teachers in California (which is virtually all of them) make more than registered nurses and computer programmers. Of course you wouldn’t know that from the way they are always crying and saying that it’s “all for the children”.

Some are retiring with pensions in the hundreds of thousands paid to them each year and then getting another “public service” job. This brings some of their pay to over $500,000 a year. All, of course, because they just want to “help the public”. But these vicious thugs are nothing more than leaches on the true producers in this country and I’m not sure how much longer the American people are going to put up with it. They have a notorious history of thuggish behavior when they don’t get their way, but I wonder how thuggish they would be when confronted with the American people fighting back. Street warfare, is it coming soon?

And I’d be remiss if I didn’t point out that the majority of these “workers” are controlled by socialist and race and gender based leaders calling for inequality in their favor. Women’s Rights groups, race based groups and just general socialists litter the playing field of “public service”. Just like Affirmative Action it is to ensure that there is no level playing field that they are fighting on, but that they receive the bulk of everything, from pay to health care to freebie vacations. All while you are driven into the dirt for not being a part of their exclusive thug club.

John Stossel on Public Union Growth


Heat rises on the China-U.S. relationship

Heat rises on the China-U.S. relationship

Christine Romans – Business Correspondent, CNN’s American Morning
Filed under: BusinessChina

CNN business correspondent Christine Romans examines the ever-complicated relationship between China and the United States of America.

CNN business correspondent Christine Romans examines the ever-complicated relationship between China and the United States of America.

By Christine Romans, CNN

(CNN) - The Chinese are mad at the Americans, mild-manned economists are bashing each other, and the heat rises on the China-U.S. relationship.

That heat has risen every day, all week since Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao’s uncharacteristic tongue-lashing of the United States in his annual press availability last weekend.

He blasted the U.S., its president, and its policies and warned in very clear language that we don’t want to make China our enemy. It wouldn’t be good for either country.

He’s right about the last point, but what is less clear is the path out of this mess.

The Chinese are angry that the U.S. is selling arms to Taiwan, that the president met with the Dalai Lama and that U.S. officials have urged China to let its currency rise. An artificially low yuan makes anything “Made in China” cheaper than U.S.-made goods.

Two years into a crushing recession, the political winds are blowing in the direction of anything that will help American jobs. A bill this week introduced in the Senate would slap Chinese products with tariffs as retaliation for China keeping its currency artificially low.

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell told PBS anchor and Bloomberg contributor Judy Woodruff that the U.S.-China relationship began strongly under this president and has deteriorated ever since. Usually, the conflict over Taiwan and the Dalai Lama is an exercise in diplomacy: the Chinese scream, we say we have our principles, and then everyone gets over it.

This time is different. Action against China in Congress is more likely than anytime in the last four years, the Google dispute adds a new wrinkle, and, as Powell described it, the Chinese are “more stiff” in their talks and diplomacy with the U.S. than they have been in recent years.

After this difficult and uncomfortable week for the world’s most important financial marriage, Reuters is reporting that the Chinese are now trying to cool down the rhetoric and are sending a special trade envoy to Washington later this month.

Enter the dueling economists.

Nobel Laureate Paul Krugman wrote this week in the New York Times that it is time for Congress to act on China. He advocates a 25 percent surcharge on Chinese imports. He criticized the U.S. government for not taking any action and said it has spent the last six years “pretending not to see the obvious.”

Krugman on China – New York Times, March 14
“Chinese currency policy is adding materially to the world’s economic problems at a time when those problems are already very severe. It’s time to take a stand.”

A stance that infuriated Morgan Stanley economist Stephen Roach. When asked by Bloomberg Television if that demand was like taking a baseball bat to Chinese policy, Morgan Stanley’s Stephen Roach replied “we should take out the baseball bat on Paul Krugman.” He says America is lashing out on China instead of taking care of its own problems, like saving more money.

China Policy: Roach versus Krugman – Bloomberg, March 19
“We should take out the baseball bat on Paul Krugman.”

That, in effect, is where we are in China economic diplomacy. Not very diplomatic. And the spat between these two perfectly reflects the two views on China.

What’s at stake for you and me if this relationship sours? A rankled China even more emboldened to do deals with American enemies like Iran and Sudan, for one. And an article in Foreign Policy magazine makes a strong case for what happens in the U.S. if the Senate gets its way – higher prices for your iPod, your iPhone, every toy, game and piece of apparel you buy, and even potentially, your food.

Hands Off the Yuan – Foreign Policy, March 16
“If the prices of Chinese components (like fabric) and simple goods (like buttons) rise, the prices of finished products made primarily in the United States rise in turn. All that does is increase costs for American consumers.”

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said if he has to pay more for an iPhone, so be it. It is about returning American jobs.

After a tough week, this story is just getting started.