Government to Dispose of Radioactive Waste By Putting It In Our SILVERWARE
Posted on January 28, 2013 by WashingtonsBlog
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Department of Energy Wants to Let Radioactive Scrap Metal Back into Consumer Products
The overwhelming scientific consensus is that any amount of radiation – no matter how small – can cause cancer and other serious health effects.
(Current safety standards are based on the ridiculous assumption that everyone exposed is a healthy man in his 20s – and that radioactive particles ingested into the body cause no more damage than radiation hitting the outside of the body. In the real world, however, even low doses of radiation can cause cancer. Moreover, small particles of radiation – called “internal emitters” – which get inside the body are much more dangerous than general exposures to radiation. See this and this. And radiation affects small children much more than full-grown adults.)
But the Department of Energy – the agency which is responsible for the design, testing and production of all U.S. nuclear weapons, promotes nuclear energy as one of its core functions, which has been covering up nuclear accidents for decades, and has used mutant lines of human cells to promote voodoo, anti-scientific arguments – proposes letting radiation into our silverware.
Even the deregulation-happy Wall St. Journal sounded shocked: “The Department of Energy is proposing to allow the sale of tons of scrap metal from government nuclear sites — an attempt to reduce waste that critics say could lead to radiation-tainted belt buckles, surgical implants and other consumer products.”
Having failed in the ‘80s and ‘90s to free the nuclear bomb factories and national laboratories of millions of tons of their radioactively contaminated scrap and nickel, the DOE is trying again. Its latest proposal is moving ahead without even an Environmental Impact Statement. Those messy EISs involve public hearings, so you can imagine the DOE’s reluctance to face the public over adding yet more radiation to the doses we’re already accumulating.
Congressman Markey writes:
A Department of Energy proposal to allow up to 14,000 metric tons of its radioactive scrap metal to be recycled into consumer products was called into question today by Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) due to concerns over public health. In a letter sent to DOE head Steven Chu, Rep. Markey expressed “grave concerns” over the potential of these metals becoming jewelry, cutlery, or other consumer products that could exceed healthy doses of radiation without any knowledge by the consumer. DOE made the proposal to rescind its earlier moratorium on radioactive scrap metal recycling in December, 2012.
The proposal follows an incident from 2012 involving Bed, Bath & Beyond stores in America recalling tissue holders made in India that were contaminated with the radio-isotope cobalt-60. Those products were shipped to 200 stores in 20 states. In response to that incident, a Nuclear Regulatory Commission spokesperson advised members of the public to return the products even though the amount of contamination was not considered to be a health risk.
This is not the first time this has happened.
As the Progressive reported in 1998, radioactive scrap metal was ending up in everything from silverware to frying pans and belt buckles:
The Department of Energy has a problem: what to do with millions of tons of radioactive material. So the DOE has come up with an ingenious plan to dispose of its troublesome tons of nickel, copper, steel and aluminum. It wants to let scrap companies collect the metal, try to take the radioactivity out, and sell the metal to foundries, which would in turn sell it to manufacturers who could use it for everyday household products: pots, pans, forks, spoons, even your eyeglasses.
You may not know this, but the government already permits some companies under special licenses, to buy, reprocess and sell radioactive metal: 7,500 tons in 1996, by one industry estimate. But the amount of this reprocessing could increase drastically if the DOE, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), and the burgeoning radioactive metal processing industry get their way.
They are pressing for a new, lax standard that would do away with special permits and allow companies to buy and resell millions of tons of low-level radioactive metal. ***
The standard the companies seek could cause nearly 100,000 cancer fatalities in the United States, by the NRC’s own estimate.
(A couple of years later, Congressman Markey successfully banned most radioactive scrap … but now DOE is trying to bring it back.)
Radioactive scrap is a global problem. As Bloomberg reported last year:
“The major risk we face in our industry is radiation,” said Paul de Bruin, radiation-safety chief for Jewometaal Stainless Processing, one of the world’s biggest stainless-steel scrap yards. “You can talk about security all you want, but I’ve found weapons-grade uranium in scrap. Where was the security?”
More than 120 shipments of contaminated goods, including cutlery, buckles and work tools such as hammers and screwdrivers, were denied U.S. entry between 2003 and 2008 after customs and the Department of Homeland Security boosted radiation monitoring at borders.
The department declined to provide updated figures or comment on how the metal tissue boxes at Bed, Bath & Beyond, tainted with cobalt-60 used in medical instruments to diagnose and treat cancer, evaded detection.
*** “The general public basically isn’t aware that they’re living in a radioactive world,” according to Ross Bartley, technical director for the recycling bureau, who said the contamination has led to lost sales. “Those tissue boxes are problematic because they’re radioactive and they had to be put in radioactive disposal.”
Abandoned medical scanners, food-processing devices and mining equipment containing radioactive metals such as cesium-137 and cobalt-60 are picked up by scrap collectors, sold to recyclers and melted down by foundries, the IAEA says.
Dangerous scrap comes from derelict hospitals and military bases, as well as defunct government agencies that have lost tools with radioactive elements.
Chronic exposure to low doses of radiation can lead to cataracts, cancer and birth defects, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. A 2005 study of more than 6,000 Taiwanese who lived in apartments built with radioactive reinforcing steel from 1983 to 2005 showed a statistically significant increase in leukemia and breast cancer.
*** India and China were the top sources of radioactive goods shipped to the U.S. through 2008, according to the Department of Homeland Security. Bartley, a metallurgist who has tracked radioactive contamination since the early 1990s, said there’s no evidence the situation has improved. ***
Two years after an Indian scrap-metal worker died from radiation exposure, the world’s second-most populous country hasn’t installed alarms, the Ministry of Shipping said in December. ***
“The same thing could easily happen again tomorrow,” said Deepak Jain, 65, who owns the yard where the worker died. “We have no protection. The government promised a lot, but has delivered absolutely nothing.”
Indeed, we are being bombarded with low-level radiation from all sides:
Above-ground nuclear tests created “background” levels of radioactive cesium and iodine for the first time Countries dump everything from radiation from nuclear meltdowns to radioactive submarines in the ocean And the air
In Japan, radioactive crops are being mixed into non-irradiated foods The U.S. apparently signed a pact with Japan agreeing that the U.S. will continue buying seafood from Japan, despite that food is not being tested for radioactive materials
Much of our food is now intentionally irradiated (The government has even treated some people as guinea pigs.)
What can we do? Counterpunch notes:
You can tell the DOE to continue to keep its radioactive metal out of the commercial metal supply, commerce, and our personal items. You can demand a full environmental impact statement. Comment deadline is Feb. 9, 2013. Email to: scrap_PEAcomments@hq.doe.gov (with an underscore after “scrap_”). Snail mail to: Jane Summerson / DOE NNSA / PO Box 5400, Bldg. 401K. AFB East / Albuquerque, New Mexico 87185
Wings of Care provided new photos of an oil slick in the area of the Gulf oil spill, noting:
Here is the large surface slick that has been sitting over the Macondo area since last autumn, with as yet no explanation from BP or the US Coast Guard as to its origin. Its persistence, even after the weeks of rough weather we have had in recent weeks and months, suggests that its flow is substantial. Scientists who have sampled it have found evidence of manmade products such as drilling mud.
Wings of Care provided an update yesterday:
The most troubling vision today was the Macondo area itself. The slick that we had first noticed last fall, which was spreading over the area within a half-mile or so of the scene of the Deepwater Horizon explosion, was huge today. It stretched over 7 nautical miles in the south-north direction and was almost a mile wide in some spots. There were some patches of rainbow sheen and even some weathered oil (brownish “mousse”), although overall it remained a light surface sheen. ***
There are patches of rainbow and weathered “mousse” in it as well, which we have not seen out there for many months.
Stuart Smith provides context:
In Louisiana, we are blessed to have a one-woman environmental protection agency by the name of Bonny Schumaker. A retired NASA physicist and pilot, Schumaker has found a way to merge her love of all creatures and her passion for flying to create an amazing operation called On Wings Of Care. She flies animal rescue missions but since 2010 has also devoted a lot of her energy toward helping her fellow citizens learn the truth about the aftermath of BP’s Deepwater Horizon disaster.
When the authorities wanted to restrict the public’s access to the site of the massive spill, Schumaker and her flights have documented both the scope of the spill and the extent of damage to marine life — and she hasn’t let up. In August 2011 and again in October 2012, her photographic evidence has forced BP, the U.S. Coast Guard, and other agencies to acknowledge and to investigate new sightings of fresh oil sheens near where BP’s rig blew up and sank. We’re still not satisfied with BP’s response to the problem, and we’re concerned that the oil may actually be coming from fissures under the sea.
One thing is undeniably clear from the photographic evidence: The oil is still there, 33 months after the explosion. ***
Massachusetts Rep. Edward Markey (who may win election to the U.S. Senate later this year) said of the ongoing problems at the site: “Back in 2010, I said BP was either lying or incompetent. Well, it turns out they were both. This is the same crime scene, and the American public today is entitled to the same information that BP was lying about in 2010 so that we can understand the full dimension of the additional environmental damage.”
Anonymous: “Operation Last Resort: Not This Time. This Time There Will Be Change, Or There Will Be Chaos”
Posted on January 27, 2013 by WashingtonsBlog Zerohedge provides details here and here.
See this for background on Aaron Swartz. See this, this and this to understand how total America’s descent into injustice has become.
“Citizens of the world,
Anonymous has observed for some time now the trajectory of justice in the United States with growing concern. We have marked the departure of this system from the noble ideals in which it was born and enshrined. We have seen the erosion of due process, the dilution of constitutional rights, the usurpation of the rightful authority of courts by the “discretion” of prosecutors. We have seen how the law is wielded less and less to uphold justice, and more and more to exercise control, authority and power in the interests of oppression or personal gain.
We have been watching, and waiting.
Two weeks ago today, a line was crossed. Two weeks ago today, Aaron Swartz was killed. Killed because he faced an impossible choice. Killed because he was forced into playing a game he could not win — a twisted and distorted perversion of justice — a game where the only winning move was not to play.
Anonymous immediately convened an emergency council to discuss our response to this tragedy. After much heavy-hearted discussion, the decision was upheld to engage the United States Department of Justice and its associated executive branches in a game of a similar nature, a game in which the only winning move is not to play.
Last year the Federal Bureau of Investigation revelled in porcine glee at its successful infiltration of certain elements of Anonymous. This infiltration was achieved through the use of the *same tactics which lead to Aaron Swartz’ death. It would not have been possible were it not for the power of federal prosecutors to thoroughly destroy the lives of any hacktivists they apprehend through the very real threat of highly disproportionate sentencing.
As a result of the FBI’s infiltration and entrapment tactics, several more of our brethren now face similar disproportionate persecution, the balance of their lives hanging on the severely skewed scales of a broken justice system.
We have felt within our hearts a burning rage in reaction to these events, but we have not allowed ourselves to be drawn into a foolish and premature response. We have bidden our time, operating in the shadows, adapting our tactics and honing our abilities. We have allowed the FBI and its masters in government — both the puppet and the shadow government that controls it — to believe they had struck a crippling blow to our infrastructure, that they had demoralized us, paralyzed us with paranoia and fear. We have held our tongue and waited.
With Aaron’s death we can wait no longer. The time has come to show the United States Department of Justice and its affiliates the true meaning of infiltration. The time has come to give this system a taste of its own medicine. The time has come for them to feel the helplessness and fear that comes with being forced into a game where the odds are stacked against them.
This website was chosen due to the symbolic nature of its purpose — the federal sentencing guidelines which enable prosecutors to cheat citizens of their constitutionally-guaranteed right to a fair trial, by a jury of their peers — the federal sentencing guidelines which are in clear violation of the 8th amendment protection against cruel and unusual punishments. This website was also chosen due to the nature of its visitors. It is far from the only government asset we control, and we have exercised such control for quite some time…
There has been a lot of fuss recently in the technological media regarding such operations as Red October, the widespread use of vulnerable browsers and the availability of zero-day exploits for these browsers and their plugins. None of this comes of course as any surprise to us, but it is perhaps good that those within the information security industry are making the extent of these threats more widely understood.
Still there is nothing quite as educational as a well-conducted demonstration…
Through this websites [the sentencing website] and various others that will remain unnamed, we have been conducting our own infiltration. We did not restrict ourselves like the FBI to one high-profile compromise. We are far more ambitious, and far more capable. Over the last two weeks we have wound down this operation, removed all traces of leakware from the compromised systems, and taken down the injection apparatus used to detect and exploit vulnerable machines.
We have enough fissile material for multiple warheads. Today we are launching the first of these. Operation Last Resort has begun…
Warhead – U S – D O J – L E A – 2013 . A E E 256 is primed and armed. It has been quietly distributed to numerous mirrors over the last few days and is available for download from this website [the sentencing website] now. We encourage all Anonymous to syndicate this file as widely as possible.
The contents are various and we won’t ruin the speculation by revealing them. Suffice it to say, everyone has secrets, and some things are not meant to be public. At a regular interval commencing today, we will choose one media outlet and supply them with heavily redacted partial contents of the file. Any media outlets wishing to be eligible for this program must include within their reporting a means of secure communications.
We have not taken this action lightly, nor without consideration of the possible consequences. Should we be forced to reveal the trigger-key to this warhead, we understand that there will be collateral damage. We appreciate that many who work within the justice system believe in those principles that it has lost, corrupted, or abandoned, that they do not bear the full responsibility for the damages caused by their occupation.
It is our hope that this warhead need never be detonated.
However, in order for there to be a peaceful resolution to this crisis, certain things need to happen. There must be reform of outdated and poorly-envisioned legislation, written to be so broadly applied as to make a felony crime out of violation of terms of service, creating in effect vast swathes of crimes, and allowing for selective punishment. There must be reform of mandatory minimum sentencing. There must be a return to proportionality of punishment with respect to actual harm caused, and consideration of motive and mens rea. The inalienable right to a presumption of innocence and the recourse to trial and possibility of exoneration must be returned to its sacred status, and not gambled away by pre-trial bargaining in the face of overwhelming sentences, unaffordable justice and disfavourable odds. Laws must be upheld unselectively, and not used as a weapon of government to make examples of those it deems threatening to its power.
For good reason the statue of lady justice is blindfolded. No more should her innocence be besmirked, her scales tipped, nor her swordhand guided. Furthermore there must be a solemn commitment to freedom of the internet, this last great common space of humanity, and to the common ownership of information to further the common good.
We make this statement do not expect to be negotiated with; we do not desire to be negotiated with. We understand that due to the actions we take we exclude ourselves from the system within which solutions are found. There are others who serve that purpose, people far more respectable than us, people whose voices emerge from the light, and not the shadows. These voices are already making clear the reforms that have been necessary for some time, and are outright required now.
It is these people that the justice system, the government, and law enforcement must engage with. Their voices are already ringing strong with a chorus of determined resolution. We demand only that this chorus is not ignored. We demand the government does not make the mistake of hoping that time will dampen its ringing, that they can ride out this wave of determination, that business as usual can continue after a sufficient period of lip-service and back-patting.
Not this time. This time there will be change, or there will be chaos…
Debating Torture Is Like Debating Whether Rape Is Good Posted on January 26, 2013 by WashingtonsBlog False Debate Torture doesn’t work to produce helpful intelligence. All of the top experts say that it hurts our national security. (More). Those who believe that torture produces helpful intelligence don’t understand the facts … just as people that think that a woman’s body can reject a rape-induced pregnancy are uninformed. Zero Dark Thirty is CIA-sponsored government propaganda. But the filmmaker – Katheryn Bigelow – claims that it’s a “complicated” issue that can’t be oversimplified.
Slavoj Žižek notes: With torture, one should not “think” [about trade-offs involved in a "complex" issue]. A parallel with rape imposes itself here: what if a film were to show a brutal rape in the same neutral way, claiming that one should avoid cheap moralism and start to think about rape in all its complexity? Our guts tell us that there is something terribly wrong here; I would like to live in a society where rape is simply considered unacceptable, so that anyone who argues for it appears an eccentric idiot, not in a society where one has to argue against it. The same goes for torture: a sign of ethical progress is the fact that torture is “dogmatically” rejected as repulsive, without any need for argument. Žižek also notes that the pro-torture crowd argues that it’s just real life … so we should discuss it: So what about the “realist” argument: torture has always existed, so is it not better to at least talk publicly about it? This, exactly, is the problem. If torture was always going on, why are those in power now telling us openly about it? There is only one answer: to normalise it, to lower our ethical standards.
I agree that torture is immoral, and that we destroy the ethical standards that make us Americans by endorsing it. But that misses two more fundamental issues: It has been known for thousands of years that torture is a form of terrorism … and doesn’t produce real information Torture was used within the last decade for disgustingly-superficial political reasons – to falsely concoct a justification for an illegal war – and not to protect America Until we understand those facts, all debate about “real world trade-offs” makes no more sense than debating whether rape is a good or bad thing. Žižek gives another analogy: Imagine a documentary that depicted the Holocaust in a cool, disinterested way as a big industrial-logistic operation, focusing on the technical problems involved (transport, disposal of the bodies, preventing panic among the prisoners to be gassed). Such a film would either embody a deeply immoral fascination with its topic, or it would count on the obscene neutrality of its style to engender dismay and horror in spectators. Where is Bigelow here? Without a shadow of a doubt, she is on the side of the normalisation of torture. Posted in Politics / World News | 10 Comments British Economy Is WORSE than During the Great Depression Posted on January 26, 2013 by WashingtonsBlog Royal Bank of Scotland Says Worst Economy Since Before Queen Victoria Was Crowned
Leading British newspaper the Telegraph reports today: Ministers today admitted Britain is facing “very, very grave difficulties” after figures showed the economy did not grow at all in 2012. *** Economists from the Royal Bank of Scotland said the last four years have produced the worst economic performance in a non post-war period since records started being collected in the 1830s. *** “It’s the worst economic performance since at least 1830, outside of post-war demobilisations,” he told The Daily Telegraph. “It’s worse than the 1920s, it’s worse than the Great Depression.” He said the economy has been “heading this way for a long time” because of the scale of the problems that came to a head in the 2008 financial crash. *** The top economist at RBS, which is mostly owned by the Government, said it is difficult to recover when much of the world is facing similar problems. “It’s the scale of what happened in 2008 but also the build-up to that,” he said. “Compared with other recessions [like in the 1980s and 1990s], this is happening all over the world. There’s not a quick and easy way to export your way out of this.” (In a separate article, the Telegraph notes that the UK is heading for an unprecedented triple dip, as its economy shrunk .3 percent in the fourth quarter of 2012).
We’ve repeatedly warned that this is worse than the Great Depression … What Do Economic Indicators Say? We’ve repeatedly pointed out that there are many indicators which show that the last 5 years have been worse than the Great Depression of the 1930s, including: The housing slump The bank charge off rate The collapse in world trade The withdrawal of short-term credit The level of inequality between rich and poor (too much inequality destroys economies) The interconnectedness of financial systems and economies worldwide (interconnectedness leads to financial instability) Runaway spending and greed Mark McHugh reports: Velocity of money is the frequency with which a unit of money is spent on new goods and services. It is a far better indicator of economic activity than GDP, consumer prices, the stock market, or sales of men’s underwear (which Greenspan was fond of ogling). In a healthy economy, the same dollar is collected as payment and subsequently spent many times over. In a depression, the velocity of money goes catatonic. Velocity of money is calculated by simply dividing GDP by a given money supply. This VoM chart using monetary base should end any discussion of what ”this” is and whether or not anybody should be using the word “recovery” with a straight face: British Economy Is WORSE than During the Great Depression In just four short years, our “enlightened” policy-makers have slowed money velocity to depths never seen in the Great Depression. (As we’ve previously explained, the Fed has intentionally squashed money multipliers and money velocity as a way to battle inflation. And see this) Indeed, the number of Americans relying on government assistance to obtain basic food may be higher now that during the Great Depression. The only reason we don’t see “soup lines” like we did in the 30s is because of the massive food stamp program.
And while apologists for government and bank policy point to unemployment as being better than during the 1930s, even that claim is debatable. What Do Economists Say? Indeed, many economists agree that this could be worse than the Great Depression, including: Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke Former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan (and see this and this) Former Fed Chairman Paul Volcker Economics scholar and former Federal Reserve Governor Frederic Mishkin The head of the Bank of England Mervyn King (and see this) Nobel prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz Nobel prize winning economist Paul Krugman Former Goldman Sachs chairman John Whitehead Economics professors Barry Eichengreen and and Kevin H. O’Rourke (updated here) Investment advisor, risk expert and “Black Swan” author Nassim Nicholas Taleb Well-known PhD economist Marc Faber Morgan Stanley’s UK equity strategist Graham Secker Former chief credit officer at Fannie Mae Edward J. Pinto Billionaire investor George Soros Senior British minister Ed Balls Bad Policy Has Us Stuck We are stuck in a depression because the government has done all of the wrong things, and has failed to address the core problems. Instead of bringing in new legs, we keep on recycling the same old re-treads who caused the problem in the first place. For example:
An economics professor says we’ll have “a never-ending depression unless we repudiate the debt, which never should have been extended in the first place” Fraud was one of the main causes of the Depression, but nothing has been done to rein in fraud today. Indeed, the only action the government is taking is to help cover up fraud
All leading independent economists have said that the economy cannot recover until the big, insolvent banks are broken up, but the government has just helped them to get bigger Excessive leverage helped cause the Great Depression and the current crisis, but the government has encouraged more leverage The Federal Reserve caused the Great Depression and the current crisis, and has done nothing but help the fatcats at the expense of the little guy. And yet the government has given the Fed more power than ever. Government policies send manufacturing jobs and dollars abroad Quantitative easing isn’t helping … it’s only making things worse. The government is doing everything else wrong, as well. See this and this This isn’t an issue of left versus right … it’s corruption and bad policies which help the super-elite but are causing a depression for the vast majority of the people. Posted in Business / Economics, Politics / World News | 7 Comments Obama’s New Appointments Prove that He Will Continue to Lick Wall Street’s Boots In His Second Term Posted on January 26, 2013 by WashingtonsBlog Puts Fox In Charge of the Henhouse … Again The party line is that Obama’s new pick for SEC boss – Mary Jo White – will be tough on Wall Street. For example, the Wall Street Journal writes: Obama Taps Ex-Prosecutor Mary Jo White, Portending Increased Policing of Wall Street In reality, this is putting the fox in charge of the henhouse. White used to represent Morgan Stanley, and blocked an insider investigation into Morgan Stanley boss John Mack. The truth is that all of Obama’s appointments have been in bed with the big banks … and none of them have “gotten tough” on Wall Street once they were appointed:v Before Obama was sworn in for his first term, he nominated Geithner and Summers to the top economic posts … two of the guys most responsible for causing the economic crisis in the first place He appointed as head of the derivatives-regulating CFTC Gary Gensler … one of the guys most responsible for allowing derivatives to go unregulated and to crash the economy Obama replaced Summers with Wall Street insider Gene Sperling, and appointed JP Morgan exec William Daley as his chief of staff Obama replaced Geithner with his chief of staff … consummate Wall Street insider Jack Lew He named as the head of the Department of Justice a former lawyer for the big banks, who brought in other lawyers for big banks to oversee Wall Street In other words, Obama – like Bush – has let Wall Street get away with crime because he has appointed government officials who are in bed with Wall Street. The SEC has been shredding documents around the clock to cover up Wall Street fraud. Senior SEC employees spent up to 8 hours a day surfing porn sites instead of cracking down on financial crimes (the same thing happens at Treasury and other government agencies.) Nothing will change under Mary Jo White. While some die-hard Obama supporters hoped that things would change in his second term, or that Obama was naively believing the advice of bad advisers, former IMF chief economist Simon Johnson noted in 2009 that Obama knows exactly what he’s doing: Many people assume that Obama doesn’t understand that his economic team – Summers, Geithner, Bernanke, Gensler and the boys – are preserving the status quo, and failing to make the fundamental reforms needed to stabilize the economy.
They assume that the economy is a mysterious subject for experts, and that Obama innocently thinks his team is doing good for the American people. But professor of economics and former chief IMF economist Simon Johnson isn’t buying it. As Johnson and James Kwak write today in the Washington Post: During the reign of Louis XIV, when the common people complained of some oppressive government policy, they would say, “If only the king knew . . . .” Occasionally people will make similar statements about Barack Obama, blaming the policies they don’t like on his lieutenants. But Barack Obama, like Louis XIV before him, knows exactly what is going on. Indeed, Obama was bought and paid for many years ago, and he has pimped out the American people ever since. Posted in Business / Economics, Politics / World News | 3 Comments How Can We Reconcile Freedom-Loving Libertarianism with Tough Prosecution of Fraud? Posted on January 25, 2013 by WashingtonsBlog Liberty and Justice Are Not Irreconcilable I voted for Gary Johnson, and respect and fully-support the libertarian passions for freedom and free markets.
But I am also a tireless crusader for enforcing the rule of law. You might assume that these are opposite philosophies. For example, a reader asks: Your work on the dangers of the American nuclear industry has been really comprehensive, and you have drawn attention to the deception, manipulation, neglect, and willful ignorance of the nuclear industry. For example, I just watched the Al Jazeera video you posted earlier this year (3/12), in which the NRC and the nuclear industry are (rightly) criticized for waiting for harm to happen, instead of preventing it. At the same time, you identify as libertarian, and I believe you supported Gary Johnson in the presidential election. He is opposed to public regulation of industry and has said that post-harm lawsuits — for example, in medical contexts — are sufficient to encourage businesses to self-regulate for public safety. Could you please explain how you reconcile the libertarian position against regulation with your clear recognition that too-loose self-regulation of the nuclear industry imperils the public? Nuclear Power Would Not Exist In a Free Market Initially, it is undisputed that nuclear power plants would not exist if operators had to obtain funding and insurance through the free market. Private insurers won’t touch nuclear energy. Investors run the other way, because the odds of losing all of their investment are so high. No private company in the world would operate a nuclear plant unless the government put a very low cap on liability. In many parts of the world, governments cap liability at a mere $13 billion dollars. This is a little insane, given that “the risk of a nuclear catastrophe … could total trillions of dollars and even bankrupt a country”. Indeed:
If there was a free market in energy, nuclear power would be over … immediately. AP notes: Nuclear power is a viable source for cheap energy only if it goes uninsured. *** Governments that use nuclear energy are torn between the benefit of low-cost electricity and the risk of a nuclear catastrophe, which could total trillions of dollars and even bankrupt a country. *** The cost of a worst-case nuclear accident at a plant in Germany, for example, has been estimated to total as much as €7.6 trillion ($11 trillion), while the mandatory reactor insurance is only €2.5 billion. “The €2.5 billion will be just enough to buy the stamps for the letters of condolence,” said Olav Hohmeyer, an economist at the University of Flensburg who is also a member of the German government’s environmental advisory body. The situation in the U.S., Japan, China, France and other countries is similar. *** “Around the globe, nuclear risks — be it damages to power plants or the liability risks resulting from radiation accidents — are covered by the state. The private insurance industry is barely liable,” said Torsten Jeworrek, a board member at Munich Re, one of the world’s biggest reinsurance companies. ***
In financial terms, nuclear incidents can be so devastating that the cost of full insurance would be so high as to make nuclear energy more expensive than fossil fuels. *** Ultimately, the decision to keep insurance on nuclear plants to a minimum is a way of supporting the industry. “Capping the insurance was a clear decision to provide a non-negligible subsidy to the technology,” Klaus Toepfer, a former German environment minister and longtime head of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), said. U.S. News and World Report reports: The disaster insurance for nuclear power plants in the United States is currently underwritten by the federal government, Cooper says. Without that safeguard, “nuclear power is neither affordable nor worth the risk. If the owners and operators of nuclear reactors had to face the full liability of a Fukushima-style nuclear accident or go head-to-head with alternatives in a truly competitive marketplace, unfettered by subsidies, no one would have built a nuclear reactor in the past, no one would build one today, and anyone who owns a reactor would exit the nuclear business as quickly as possible.”
See this and this. In other words, this is not a free market. Instead, the public has funded the nuclear industry. As such, we – the owners – should get some control over how nuclear plants operate. Likewise, the government created the mega-banks, big oil and the other mega-corporations. Free Market Champions Demand Prosecution of Fraud A strong rule of law is the main determinant of prosperity. On the other hand, failure to prosecute fraud is destroying our prosperity. Nuclear meltdowns, the financial crisis and the Gulf oil spill all happened for the same reason: the commission of fraud to make a few more pennies, and a subsequent cover-up to try to protect the wrongdoers and continue “business as usual”. And see this. This is not free market economics. Indeed, the father of free market economics – Adam Smith – leading Austrian economists, and other free market advocates are for the prosecution of fraud: There is a widespread myth that free market supporters are against regulation or prosecuting fraud.
In fact, Adam Smith – the father of free market capitalism – was for regulation of banks, and believed that trust is vital for a healthy economy. Because strong enforcement of laws against fraud is a basic prerequisite for trust, Smith would be disgusted by the lack of prosecution of Wall Street fraudsters today. Smith railed against monopolies and their corrupting influence. And Smith was pro-regulation, so long as the regulation benefited the little guy, as opposed to the wealthiest: When the regulation, therefore, is in support of the workman, it is always just and equitable; but it is sometimes otherwise when in favour of the masters. Richard Posner – one of the leading proponents over the course of many decades for removing the reach of the law from the economy – has now changed his mind. So has another leading proponent of deregulation and turning a blind eye towards fraud: Alan Greenspan. While some promoters of a fake version of Austrian economics are anti-regulation and against prosecuting fraud, the main Austrian economists were unambiguously for them.
William K. Black – professor of economics and law, and the senior regulator during the S&L crisis – notes that leading Austrian free market economists said that fraud must be prosecuted: Real Austrian economists … hate elite frauds and want them prosecuted vigorously. Ludwig von Mises and Friederich Hayek are the two most famous Austrian economists. Hayek, F.A. The Road to Serfdom To create conditions in which competition will be as effective as possible, to prevent fraud and deception, to break up monopolies— these tasks provide a wide and unquestioned field for state activity. The Constitution of Liberty There remains, however, one other kind of harmful action that is generally thought desirable to prevent and which at first might seem distinct. This is fraud and deception. Yet, though it would be straining the meaning of words to call them ‘coercion,’ on examination it appears that the reasons why we want to prevent them are the same as those applying to coercion. Deception, like coercion, is a form of manipulating the data on which a person counts, in order to make him do what deceiver wants him to do. Where it is successful, the deceived becomes in the same manner the unwilling tool, serving another man’s ends without advancing his own. Though we have no single word to cover both, all we have said of coercion applies equally to fraud and deception.
With this correction, it seems that freedom demands no more than that coercion and violence, fraud and deception, be prevented, except for the use of coercion by government for the sole purpose of enforcing known rules intended to ensure the best conditions under which the individual may give his activities a coherent, rational pattern….. Liberty not only means that the individual has both the opportunity and the burden of choice; it also means that he must bear the consequences of his actions…. Liberty and responsibility are inseparable. Mises, L. Government ought to protect the individuals within the country against the violent and fraudulent attacks of gangsters, and it should defend the country against foreign enemies. Black also notes that fraud is a leading cause of financial bubbles and malinvestment – two of the greatest sins which Austrian economists rightly fight against. Unless financial fraud is prosecuted, bubbles will be blown … and when they burst, the economy will tank. Fraud – along with bad Federal Reserve policy – is what causes bubbles in the first place.
The Proof Is In the Pudding: Fewer Prosecutions Equals a Worse Economy Obama has prosecuted fewer financial crimes than any president in decades – less than Ronald Reagan, less than George H.W. Bush, less than Bill Clinton, and less than George W. Bush. The economy is worse than it has been since the Great Depression, if not before. See the connection? See this and this. Everyone Supports Laws Protecting Contract and Private Property Rights Even the most radical free market advocates support laws protecting contract and private property rights. In other words, they support the judicial branch of government and the basic laws Congress passes to support such rights. There are obviously good, pro-competitive laws and bad, anti-competitive laws. Paul Craig Roberts – a true conservative, who was a Wall Street Journal editor and Assistant Secretary of the Treasury under Ronald Reagan, and is widely credited with being the “father of supply-side economics” – points out: Regulation can increase economic efficiency and … without regulation external costs can offset the value of production. ***
Thirty-three years ago in an article in the Journal of Monetary Economics (August 1978), “Idealism in Public Choice Theory,” I developed a model to assess the benefits and costs of regulation. I argued that well-thought-out regulation could be a factor of production that increases GNP. For example, regulation that contributed to the quality and safety of food and medicines contributed to specialization in production and lower costs, and regulations enforcing contracts and private property rights add to economic efficiency. On the other hand, bureaucracies build their empires and extend their regulations into the realm of negative returns. Moreover, as regulations increase, economic managers spend more time in red tape and less in productive activity. As rules proliferate, they become contradictory and result in paralysis. I had hopes that my analysis would result in a more thoughtful approach to regulation, but to no avail. Liberals continued to argue that more regulation was better, and libertarians maintained than none was best. Do Anti-Law Advocates Really Want Anarchy? All sports need a referee. Some players will be bigger or more talented than others, which is great. They have a better chance of outcompeting the other guy and winning.
But without basic rules and referees, ruthless players might use a knife or kick the other guy in the knee. Perhaps we could suspend all rules, and maybe everyone would whip out a knife break the other guy’s kneecap. That’s fine … but that’s not the game of football. Radicals who believe that we should not have any laws against fraud are implicitly arguing for anarchy. They might not use that word, but that is what they’re arguing for. But the same Founding Father who argued for periodic revolutions to keep the government honest also argued against tearing down something unless you have something better in mind to replace it? Thomas Jefferson, the most vocal advocate of the citizens’ right to revolt to ensure honest government also cautioned against tearing something down unless it was for the express purpose of replacing it with something better. Real, deep-thinking anarchists (as opposed to those using fake anarchy philosophy in order to promote lawlessness by the super-elite) are not for destroying all organization. Instead, they argue for self-organization and self-regulation. See this, this and this.
JP Morgan and Goldman Sachs aren’t reining in one another’s fraud. Bank of America and MF Global didn’t police each other’s fraud. Tepco and BP didn’t make sure the companies made accurate reports about their safety measures. Solyndra and Koch Industries didn’t guard against abuse by the other company. So if one wants to argue that the Federal government should not regulate financial players, fine (perhaps our country is too big and complex to manage, and the federal government has become too corrupt) … but who should? The states? Cities? Communities? Neighbors? Human beings have the ability to form social contracts. Our D.C. government has largely breached it social contract with the people. But we shouldn’t tear down the federal government unless we replace it with something better. No one wants to tear down the state of organization so completely that we go back to monkeys (without the ability to talk), or one-celled critters . . . so the question is how do we want to organize?
Do you want to live as a “savage”? In reality, the natives had survival skills, cultural traditions, and knowledge developed over many hundreds or thousands of years (including knowledge gained before the migration from Asia to America), stored in the database of oral traditions. The settlers had traditions and knowledge as well. If we tear away all of that organization, life is going to be pretty challenging. It is easy for a teenager to criticize his parents, but a lot harder to actually create a better adult life for himself. A teenager looks silly and immature when he criticizes everything his parents do without understanding the challenges he’ll face as an adult. But a young person who rebels against his parents and then creates a better adult life is doing important and heroic work.
In other words, anarchy as an economic model could work if economic players organized in such a way as to police against fraud and criminal behavior (the equivalent of pulling out a knife or taking out someone’s kneecap in the middle of a football game). This is a long-winded way of saying that we should not stop the government from enforcing fraud laws unless we come up with a more effective way to stop fraud. The Real Problem … While liberals tend to distrust big corporations and conservatives tend to distrust the federal government, it is really the malignant, symbiotic relationship between the two is the root problem. Too much government overreach? Giant unaccountable corporations? Maybe … but the root problem is that corrupt government officials and corrupt corporate fatcats have merged into a crime syndicate. Do you get it? Before we can have a real free market, we need to burst the bubble of fraud. Before we can have a functioning government, we need to stand up to corrupt government officials. We all need to step out of the left-right dichotomy which is distracting us and dumbing us down.
We need liberty and justice. Posted in Politics / World News | 4 Comments Major General Blasts 9/11 Cover-Up Posted on January 24, 2013 by WashingtonsBlog Do you think he is credible or not? The 9/11 Commissioners themselves say that the government attempted to cover up what really happened on 9/11. So that aspect of the major general’s views aren’t controversial.
There have been many past “false flag” events carried out by the U.S. and other countries. People may debate whether or not 9/11 was a false flag, but the major general is one of many high-level officials – including military leaders, intelligence officials and 9/11 commissioners – who question the government’s basic explanation for what happened on 9/11.
Indeed, government officials agree that 9/11 was state-sponsored terrorism … they just disagree on which state was responsible. Posted in Politics / World News | 21 Comments The Biggest Bubble In History: Fraud Posted on January 24, 2013 by WashingtonsBlog Wolf Rayet bubble large The Biggest Bubble In History: FraudBursting Gas Bubble 60 Light Years Across. Courtesy of ESA Forget the Housing, Bond or Derivatives Bubbles … Fraud Is the Biggest Bubble of All Time The housing bubble which burst in 2007 or so was the biggest bubble of all time. Many argue that the bubble in U.S. bonds has surpassed the housing bubble as the largest ever.
Of course, given that the derivatives market is more than a thousand trillion dollars, and that is is backed by thousands of times less collateral, a good case can be made for arguing that derivatives are the biggest bubble. But if you really think about it, the largest bubble in history is fraud, because it includes all of the above and more. Specifically, the housing crisis was caused by fraud. The government encouraged fraud, and helped cover it up. Huge swaths of the derivatives market are manipulated by fraud. See this, this, this and this. But instead of cracking down on the fraud, the government is backing it. And the bubble in bonds was caused by super-low interest rates. See this, this and this. Low interest rates – in turn – are caused by the government’s zero interest rate policy and quantitative easing. And how did the government sell these programs? By saying that they were necessary to help the economy and create more jobs.
But in reality, zero interest rate policy is just another stealth bailout for the big banks. And quantitative easing only helps the super-elite … and hurt the economy and the little guy (Bernanke knew back in 1988 that QE doesn’t work for its advertised purposes.) In other words, the government’s low interest rate policies were based upon a fundamental misrepresentation as to their purpose and probable effect. Indeed, experts say that all bubbles are enabled by fraud. But there are signs that the fraud bubble is collapsing. Trust is falling to all-time lows as to many government and private institutions. Why? Because institutional corruption is so rampant that it is becoming obvious to everyone from Joe Sixpack to amateur and sophisticated professional investors.
While liberals tend to distrust big corporations and conservatives tend to distrust the federal government, we all agree that the malignant, symbiotic relationship between the two is the root problem. Indeed, when government and corporatism merge, it is hard for anyone to trust what is going on. When government officials are as corrupt as the criminal enterprises they are suppose to regulate, even the mainstream media can’t ignore it any longer. And the people lose all trust in the system. No matter how hard the boys work to cover up their ongoing misdeeds, the fraud bubble may finally be popping … See examples of a popping fraud bubble here, here and here.
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Saturday morning we start putting up fencing then I fly back to Detroit. I’ll be staying in Detroit until early-mid September. Want to finsih getting the house ready to sell and we’ll need to keep the horses here until the new place is ready for them. Needless to say I probably won’t be posting much over the next few days. Maybe on Sunday if I wake up. :) Posted in Miscellaneous, Moving to Illinois | No Comments » A slave to our stuff… 4th August 2006 We’re also in the process of clearing out our junk and other unwanted items. I am amazed at the amount of crap we’ve accumulated in a fairly short amount of time… It got me to thinking how we become slaves to the things we own, whether through the payments we make on them, or the money we spend on upkeep or even the space we must have just to store them. Read the rest of this entry » Posted in Miscellaneous, My Goals, extra income | 1 Comment » Realtor did some comps on our current house 3rd August 2006 One of the realtors we’re considering to sell our home did some comps. She had a hard time putting a value on the property, mainly because of the amount of land we have (10 acres) and the lack of properties quite like it. Eventually she came up with a suggested asking price of $530K. This seems high to me but we’ll try it out and see. If we get anywhere near that we’ll be thrilled. Our current mortgage balance is just over $230K. Read the rest of this entry » Posted in Miscellaneous, Moving to Illinois | 2 Comments » What I’ll be doing after we move. 30th July 2006 Many people (both readers of this site and in my day-to-day life) have been asking what I am going to do once we move. Well, I’m happy to say I was offered another position within my existing company which will allow me to work from home most of the time. Read the rest of this entry » Posted in Miscellaneous, Taxes, extra income, Moving to Illinois | No Comments » We bought a house! 30th July 2006 Whew, it’s been a crazy couple of weeks to say the least. I actually got myself sick (some sort of sinus infection) this last week which isn’t helping any either… Anyway, here’s a quick update… Read the rest of this entry » Posted in Moving to Illinois | 3 Comments » Whew what a trip! 23rd July 2006 Made it back at about 3:30 this morning… The flight out was a disaster. Ended up not arriving until 8PM after being delayed by weather in both Washington DC and Boston. I also ended up flying to Burlington, VT instead of Saanac Lake, NY. About the same drive for my dad to make to the airport there… After a 13 hour drive home last night I’m whipped. The car was great, got 27 MPG. 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Ich habe mir auf jeden Fall vorgenommen, dieses Zertifikat früher oder später (je nachdem, wann ich genügend Geld zusammen habe) zu erwerben. Aus diesem Grund wollte ich mir gerne schon einmal die theoretischen Unterlagen besorgen und bin direkt auf ein weiteres Problem gestoßen. Die Skripte für die theoretische Prüfung sind natürlich auf Englisch und ich musste leider feststellen, dass mein Englisch doch nicht ganz so gut ist, wie ich zuerst dachte. Immerhin ist es doch schon etwas länger her, dass ich mich aktiv mit der englischen Sprache befasst habe (zuletzt im Englischunterricht in der Schule). Deswegen muss ich jetzt erst noch etwas Englisch lernen, bevor ich mich ernsthaft daran machen kann, die Theorie der „ISSA Personal Training Certification“ auswendig zu lernen. Ich habe mich jetzt zu einem Sprachkurs angemeldet, um mein Englisch wieder etwas aufzubessern. Ich denke, dass das vielleicht ganz sinnvoll ist und mich sogar etwas auf die späteren Praxiskurse vorbereitet. Immerhin ist ja auch ganz schön peinlich und nicht besonders hilfreich, wenn man dort im Kurs kein Wort von dem versteht, was man eigentlich machen soll. Trotzdem muss ich langsam feststellen, dass die Ausbildung zum Personal Trainer viel umfangreicher zu werden scheint, als ich das anfangs angenommen hatte. Da es aber immer noch Spaß macht, hoffe ich, dass ich in kleinen Schritten, meinem großen Ziel das nächste Jahr über etwas näher kommen werde. Zumindest bin ich demgegenüber positiv eingestellt und glaube, dass ich es irgendwann schon schaffen werde, ein ausgebildeter Personal Trainer zu werden- das haben andere vor mir ja auch schon geschafft. Fitness für Körper und Seele Sich sportlich zu betätigen und Fitness zu betreiben ist längst nicht mehr nur denen vorbehalten, die Probleme mit ihrer Figur haben und abnehmen möchten. Sport treiben gehört mittlerweile zu einem ausgeglichenem Leben dazu, bietet ein Ventil zum Stressabbau, hält den Körper in Form und die Seele im Gleichgewicht. In einem Fitness-Studio hat jeder die Möglichkeit nach seinen eigenen Wünschen, Vorstellungen und Zielen zu trainieren. Geschulte Fitness-Trainer stehen dabei mit und Tat zu Seite, geben Tipps für ein effektiveres Training und arbeiten Trainingspläne aus. Wer hauptsächlich seine Ausdauer traininieren möchte, hat in einem Fitness-Studio viele Möglichkeiten: Laufbänder, Stepper, Cross-Trainer, Rudergeräte oder Spinning-Kurse stehen zur Verfügung. Je nach den individuellen Ansprüchen, kann ein Ausdauertraining unterschiedlich gestaltet werden und auch unterschiedliche Ziele verfolgen. Wer seine Grundlagenausdauer verbessern und seinen Fettstoffwechsel ankurbeln möchte, sollte im aeroben Bereich traininieren, das heißt bei einer relativ geringen Belastung, der Puls bleibt zwischen 120 und 140, über einen längeren Zeitraum von mindestens 45 Minuten. Die Intensität bleibt dabei immer konstant, kann aber auch zwischen gering und hoch wechseln, wenn der Sportler zusätzlich seinen Glykogenstoffwechsel in Schwung bringen will. Bei der sogenannten Intervallmethode wird ebenfalls zwischen einer geringen bis mittleren und einer hohen aber nicht maximalen Intensität gewechselt, die Intervalle treten aber in kürzeren Abständen auf: zum Beispiel zehn Minuten Belastung bei aerober Beanspruchung und nur 60 Sekunden Belastung bei einer deutlich gesteigerten Intensität. Diese Methode des Ausdauertrainings berücksichtigt auch die Kraftausdauer und Belastungsfähigkeit in einem aerob-anaeroben Bereich. Wettkampforientierten wird ein Trainer zu der Wiederholungsmethode raten, die die Schnellkraftausdauer, wettkampfrelevante Ausdauer und auch die psychische Mobilisationsfähigkeit trainiert. Bei diesem Ausdauertraining wird zwischen sehr intensiven, aber relativ kurzen Phasen der Belastung und einer lang andauernden Erhohlungsphase gewechselt. Der höchste Einsatz in einer meist einmaligen maximalen Belastung wird in der Wettkampfmethode abverlangt, in der alle Leistungsvoraussetzungen in einem komplexen Training beansprucht werden. So wichtig wie ein richtiges Ausdauertraining ist auch die ausreichende Entspannung zwischen den Trainingseinheiten. Der Aspekt des Wellness kommt hier besonders zum Tragen und der Trainer kann dem gerecht werden, indem er spezielle Stretch-Übungen, aber auch Massagen, Dampfbäder, Sauna oder auch Yoga verordnet. Letzteres ist in den meisten Fitness-Studios schon gut etabliert. Sitemap | Impressum | Personal Training
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Wayback Machine http://www.personalizedbabygiftsblog.com/ AUG SEP DEC Previous capture 14 Next capture 2007 2008 2009 65 captures 27 Dec 2007 - 6 Nov 2012 About this capture Home|Kidoodles by Kim|About|Contact Search August 27, 2008 Handy Peg Racks Help Keep Baby's Room Tidy! If you are planning that new nursery or just updating the room decor why not choose a Beautiful Peg Rack. RD007_150.gifAs your baby becomes a toddler it will give him a place he can reach for his sweater or jacket. We have a beautiful Blue Butterfly Peg Rack. It is made of hand painted ½ wood. The colors are grey blue, pink, and creamy white. It measures 8”x12”. aRD009_LARGE.gifAnother great item for your room decor has the saying “The Princess knows who's the boss and it’s not the King or Queen”. If your baby is like my newest granddaughter you know that is true! This Peg Rack is shaped like a basket with a satin handle and measures 6.25" x 7.7 made of 1/2 inch wood. Having your gift personalized makes it so special and personalization is always free! Having some fun, Grandma Helen Kidoodles by Kim carries Personalized Kids Gifts and Personalized Baby Gifts for all your family’s gifts giving occasions. Filed under Room Decor by Grandma Helen Spread the word del.icio.us Digg Furl Reddit Google Technorati Help Permalink • Print • Email • Comment August 15, 2008 Baby Room Picture Frames If you are like most of us, you have more pictures than frames. Check out Kim's adorable picture frames! We have reasonably priced and beautiful keepsake frames. Our animals, trains and planes are all great ideas for you to choose from or get the whole set! PF003_LARGE_1.gifOur zoo animal bobble head frames hold a 2.5" x 3.5" picture and is made of heavy resin and a NON breakable picture cover. Remember personalization is free, and if you need any help with that contact us and we will be glad to help. Having some fun, Grandma Helen Kidoodles by Kim carries Personalized Kids Gifts and Personalized Baby Gifts for all your family’s gifts giving occasions. Filed under personalized baby gifts, Picture Frames by Grandma Helen Spread the word del.icio.us Digg Furl Reddit Google Technorati Help Permalink • Print • Email • Comment August 8, 2008 Adorable Onesies for Summer Babies are so cute! They really don’t need a whole lot to make them cuter, but the animal onesies that BC001_LARGE.gifKimmy has in the Baby Clothes Category, are adorable. It is summer and hot, hot, hot! You want to dress your baby for the heat. We know being overdressed makes you hot and miserable. No one wants a miserable baby! So choose from the bunny, cow, lamb, horse or duck onesie. Your baby will still be comfortable in these 100% cotton onesies. They even have cute little tails! Having some fun, Grandma Helen Kidoodles by Kim carries Personalized Kids Gifts and Personalized Baby Gifts for all your family’s gifts giving occasions. Filed under Baby Clothes by Grandma Helen Spread the word del.icio.us Digg Furl Reddit Google Technorati Help Permalink • Print • Email • Comment June 24, 2008 Dressing your baby for the weather Though it is only June, here in South Carolina it feels like August. We have had several days of 100 degrees, so when it only gets to 80 something it feels cool. When I was out shopping the other day I was surprised at the number of babies I saw who were not dressed for the weather. Newborns and very young babies cannot adapt easily to changes in temperature. While you want to dress baby in light weight cotton clothing for outdoors, remember to have a recieving blanket or something a bit warmer for when you go into a air conditioned building. KS10708_SMALL.jpgAlso don't forget about using sunscreen to protect your baby's skin and a hat and sunglasses to protect the eyes. This is just one of the great styles of sunglasses designed just for little faces. All of our kids sunglasses are UV400. Having some fun, Grandma Helen Kidoodles by Kim carries Personalized Kids Gifts and Personalized Baby Gifts for all your family’s gifts giving occasions. Filed under Sunglasses by Grandma Helen Spread the word del.icio.us Digg Furl Reddit Google Technorati Help Permalink • Print • Email • 1 Comment May 27, 2008 Father's Day is June 15 Father's day is just around the corner so you want to be looking for those great gifts from baby to Dad and Grandpa. In our Adult T-shirt category we have beautiful shirts that say "This is what a really cool Dad" or "Grandpa looks like". The slogan is design just for Kidoodles by Kim, so you wont find it in any store. AT007_SMALL.gifIt is 100% cotton, preshrunk and manufactured in the USA. The slogan is embroidered and is colorfast so washing is never a problem. It is soft and comfortable just like a Tee should be. The shirt has a crew neck and medium short sleeves. It comes in small, medium, large and x-large, but if you need a plus size be sure to call customer service and we can do a custom order. Your kids will be so happy offering a "Dad" t-shirt for Father's Day and Dad will be proud to wear it. Having some fun, Grandma Helen Kidoodles by Kim carries Personalized Kids Gifts and Personalized Baby Gifts for all your family’s gifts giving occasions. Filed under Adult T-shirts by Grandma Helen Spread the word del.icio.us Digg Furl Reddit Google Technorati Help Permalink • Print • Email • Comment May 19, 2008 Beautiful Baby Clothes I remember when my daughter was about 3 months old, my sister sent me a big box of fussy little girl dresses. Those were the days when gender was a guess until the day arrived. She had a beautiful red headed boy, so she sent me all the girlie baby gifts she had received. I was so delighted, and had so much fun dressing my daughter up to show her off. BC009_SMALL.gifThis adorable Tee and diaper cover set in pink and white is one of our infant ballet outfits which will make your darling the hit of the play date. The T-shirt and diaper cover is made of comfortable 100% cotton and fits size 0-6 months. Attached to the diaper cover is a multi-layered pink tulle tutu. The T-shirt and skirt are machine washable. "Princess" is embroidered with a small rosebud dotting the "i" in princess. The satin bow is removable for easy washing. Kim has several infant tutu's so be sure to look at the Baby Clothes category to see them all. What a great baby gift for the new baby in your life. Having some fun, Grandma Helen Kidoodles by Kim carries Personalized Kids Gifts and Personalized Baby Gifts for all your family’s gifts giving occasions. Filed under Baby Clothes by Grandma Helen Spread the word del.icio.us Digg Furl Reddit Google Technorati Help Permalink • Print • Email • Comment May 9, 2008 How Old is Your Baby? From the moment your darling child is born, the growth and aging processes begins. In the early weeks, we enjoy just staring at our newborn baby whether awake or asleep. But soon sleep deprivation sets in and we anxiously look forward to when the baby will finally sleep through the night. As our baby grows we encounter new delights and new anxieties. We anxiously anticipate the first words, the first real giggle, the first steps and so on. We tire of diapers and can't wait until potty training finally catches on. But as any grandmother will tell you, enjoy and hold precious each stage. When you are 50 or so, you will wish each stage had lasted just a little longer. Watching your 'baby' head off to college or marry, is exciting, but you will miss watching those beautiful eyes drift off to sleep after a night of walking the floor. As my father always said, "Don't wish your life away. Enjoy each day as it comes and tomorrow will come soon enough." Enjoy each stage and step of your baby's life, even the difficult ones and you will be able to wave them good bye some day and feel sad but fulfilled. AT006_SMALL.gifFor a 'Real Cool Mom" T-shirt visit our Adult Tees category! Happy Mother's Day! Loving the kids, Kim Kidoodles by Kim carries Personalized Kids Gifts and Personalized Baby Gifts for all your family’s gifts giving occasions. Filed under Adult T-shirts by Grandma Helen Spread the word del.icio.us Digg Furl Reddit Google Technorati Help Permalink • Print • Email • Comment April 29, 2008 Birthday Shopping! The season is approaching for all my grandchildren to have birthdays. I could never figure out how they all had summer birthdays! And now I have a great niece and soon to be nephew to add to the list. One of the things I have to consider in shopping is the cost of shipping. One year I was particularly short of funds and so the gifts I bought them were pretty small. But when I went to the post office I ended up spending more on shipping than I did on the gifts. One of the great things about Kidoodles by Kim, is that SHIPPING IS FREE! Now that is a great deal. Spend the money you want on the gift you want, send it direct to your grandbaby, and don't waste money on postage. Having some fun, Grandma Helen Kidoodles by Kim carries Personalized Kids Gifts and Personalized Baby Gifts for all your family’s gifts giving occasions. Filed under Blog by Grandma Helen Spread the word del.icio.us Digg Furl Reddit Google Technorati Help Permalink • Print • Email • Comment April 25, 2008 From Baby to Mom on Mother's Day For me Mother's Day is the most special day of the year. I like Christmas, Thanksgiving and 4th of July, but none of them can beat Mother's Day. Even to this day I buy a bouquet of pink roses in memory of my own Mother. It's just a habit I can't break. But what was so special were the hand drawn card and notes I got from my children. The creation of these masterpieces was undoubtably supervised by school teachers, sunday school teachers and at least once by my children's step mom. Each card I recieved found a place on the refridgerator or taped to the bookcase beside my desk. I still get cards from my kids on Mother's day, but they don't tug at my heart quite as much as the "I love you" scrawled on construction paper. After a time my children wanted to buy me something for Mother's day. Since my husband was the supplier of cash for these gift giving occasions, I suggested coffee cups. Over the years I think I collected over 200 coffee mugs! I even had my husband mount a peg board on the kitchen wall to hang them from. I got a warm feeling every time I looked at them. A Mother's day gift need not be expensive but it does need to be personal. At Kidoodles by Kim we have lots of gifts for under $20 to present to Mom for Mother's Day. rd025.jpgThis adorable photo holder is in our Room Decor Category. She is a fairy princess sitting on her lilypad with 3 wires for holding photos, notes, or keys. Personalize with "I love you Mom" or "To Mom from Baby" and she will cherish it forever. Loving the kids, Kim Kidoodles by Kim carries Personalized Kids Gifts and Personalized Baby Gifts for all your family’s gifts giving occasions. Filed under Room Decor, Blog by Grandma Helen Spread the word del.icio.us Digg Furl Reddit Google Technorati Help Permalink • Print • Email • Comment April 22, 2008 Family Outings to Share with your Baby Howard Susan LouiseA couple of days ago, I told you all about the NamiWalk that I went on. Here is a photo of one of my brothers, my sister and myself as we set out on the walk. (I am the one in the wheelchair). The walk was attended by lots of families with babies and toddlers in strollers and dogs on leashes. Some folks decided to jog the 5k walk instead of taking it more slowly. It was a beautiful day and a great reason for our family to get together. One of the greatest gifts you can give your children is your time. Find things to do together, whether it is a charity walk or just a day in the park. Your attention, your time, and your love are the best of baby gifts. Having some fun, Grandma Helen Kidoodles by Kim carries Personalized Kids Gifts and Personalized Baby Gifts for all your family’s gifts giving occasions. Filed under Blog by Grandma Helen Spread the word del.icio.us Digg Furl Reddit Google Technorati Help Permalink • Print • Email • Comment Next Page » Please take a moment I found this blog Google Search Yahoo Search Link from another site Referred by a friend Other View Results Recent Posts Handy Peg Racks Help Keep Baby's Room Tidy! 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