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Hold the Phone!…..

It wasn’t that long ago that Dr Seuss was being blasted for supporting Abortion and Planned Parenthood.
I looked it up and captured the data for another project I was working on years ago. Below is some of the information along with commentary.

JANUARY 2, 2004 – SOURCE: CATHOLIC EXCHANGE WEBSITE

The widow of Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel), Audrey Geisel reportedly became “very disturbed” when she found out a pro-life group in Ottawa, Canada used a line from her husband’s book Horton Hears a Who on a poster.
The line, “A person is a person no matter how small,” accompanied a picture of an eight-week-old pre-born baby. “We don’t want to take a position one way or the other,” said Geisel’s San Francisco lawyer, Cathy Bencieengo. “But this is not an area in which Dr. Seuss participates.”

Dr. Seuss may not participate in the abortion debate, now that he’s dead, but Mrs. Seuss has come down firmly on the side of killing babies in the womb, and done so in the name of her late husband. The web site of the local philanthropic organization, The San Diego Foundation, has a page titled “Women in Philanthropy” which says of Theodor and Audrey Geisel, “His legacy has been preserved in the The Dr. Seuss Fund, set up by his widow, Audrey, to benefit organizations that he would support if alive.”
Planned Parenthood is listed among the organizations benefiting from the fund. Also, News Notes reported last May that Mrs. Geisel chaired a big money fundraising dinner for Planned Parenthood at the Harbor Island Sheraton.
From Wikipedia:
Geisel converted a copy of one of his famous children’s books, Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now!, into a polemic shortly before the end of the 1972–1974 Watergate scandal, in which United States president Richard Nixon resigned, by replacing the name of the main character everywhere that it occurred.78 “Richard M. Nixon, Will You Please Go Now!” was published in major newspapers through the column of his friend Art Buchwald.78
The line “a person’s a person, no matter how small!!” from Horton Hears a Who! has been used widely as a slogan by the pro-life movement in the United States. Geisel and later his widow Audrey objected to this use; according to her attorney, “She doesn’t like people to hijack Dr. Seuss characters or material to front their own points of view.”79 In the 1980s Geisel threatened to sue an anti-abortion group for using this phrase on their stationery, according to his biographer, causing them to remove it.80 The attorney says he never discussed abortion with either of them,79 and the biographer says Geisel never expressed a public opinion on the subject.80 After Seuss’ death, Audrey gave financial support to Planned Parenthood.81

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Pro-life activists can claim that Dr Seuss contains wording that suggests its pro-life but its anything but. Audrey Geisel has made it clear that she is a supporter of abortion no matter what shows up in the books.
NOW, we are all looking at Dr Seuss being a victim of the cancel culture? Pro-lifers should be boycotting Dr Seuss anyway, but instead they will be disgusted at the fact that Dr Seuss has fell victim to the cancel culture. They would never think of boycotting the beloved Seuss.

This is a case of the liberals eating their own. So my response to this news of Dr Seuss getting cancelled would be…..Bon appetit’!

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“Sometimes people don’t want to hear the truth because they don’t want their illusions destroyed”.
Friedrich Nietzsche

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Below is a list of the different types of evidence ripped from legal resources on the web. Many people develop investigative skills sets from numerous sources. For some it just comes natural because of their way of thinking. It’s a knack.
Investigators, and persons in the legal profession use these types of evidence to build cases against criminals or you in an attempt to gain a conviction and/or on the defense side to defend.

The courts demand, or at least that is what you expect, that you provide evidence from a number of these different types of evidence. For example #8 (Testimonial Evidence) & #15 (hearsay evidence) should accompany several of the other evidence types so that #8 & #15 become supporting evidence. I’m no expert investigator but I have done hundreds of corporate related investigations related to vehicle accidents, employee complaints, customer complaints etc., and you have to apply these different types of evidence in those.
As a state manager for a large corporation, I once had a female customer who came to the office and complained that an employee was stalking her. It was not uncommon for customers to call our technicians with technical questions, as we were a service provider. The female customer claimed that the male employee kept calling her. Her mom was present and was willing to corroborate the story. I asked routine questions to find out what exactly he was saying when he called, and how exactly was he stalking her. I had the testimonial and now I needed the direct evidence, the physical evidence or something to finalize the case and terminate the employee. She showed me text messages from him that were all business related and I noticed that there were answers to questions from him to her, except the questions from her were missing from the texts, so they looked like broken conversations in text messages, and NONE of it was personal. When I pointed this out, the customer got defensive and insisted he was stalking her, and she explained several convincing cases where he had been driving past her house on a regular basis during the day and late at night. About that time, the male employee called the customers phone and before answering she said, “that’s him, you see he keeps calling me, he’s been stalking me for 2 weeks”. I asked her to put it on speaker phone of which she did. The mother was all excited that his call was perfect timing and I would hear what I needed to hear.

When the male company employee answered he stated his name and who he was with and said, “you called”? Without missing a beat the female customer made up a question about a service problem of which he answered and informed her that she would need to put a work order in so someone could go take a look at the problem. She asked if he would be him and he said, “it just depends where I am working that day, it could be someone else”.
When the call ended, I told her I had enough information and I that I would continue to look into this very serious situation and assured her that we do not take these things likely. I confirmed her address where the drive-by stalking was taking place and the estimated dates/times as best as she could remember. It was clear his calls were actually “return calls” from her. The texting evidence had been tampered with.

When the customer left, I got onto our Vehicle tracking site and called up his vehicle to determine his GPS path to see how often he would drive by her house. I pulled up all workorders for that address to grab dates and times of when the work transpired. The Dates & Times matched the GPS data on the day of the initial visit and he was there approximately 30 minutes. The customer signed the workorder which was the mother, not the female filing the complaint, but she was home at that time. At no time before or after that date did that employee drive his assigned vehicle to her house or past her house based on GPS mapping. In fact, the closest he came, after the initial legitimate visit was 4 blocks over and further up the street, all total the closest he came to her, taking into account her testimony was a half mile. There was no tampering of the GPS unit as the only way to disable it was to damage it.

The calls from the male employee were initiated by her. The mother’s statements as corroborating testimony was nothing of the sort, she merely bought into what her daughter was saying and could not contribute anything more.
The state HR director who we will call “Cathy” was patient and confident that I would get to the truth and she waited for the final findings and was very supportive of my effort and complimented me on my level of detail because that is what she expected as an HR person. The newly arrived Regional HR VP who we will call, “Cristina” was an educated idiot that did not belong in HR and she wanted me to terminate the employee based on the complaint alone. The testimony was enough. She was convinced the employee was a stalker. Her, like the customer saw a world full of stalkers. Never mind neither was stalk-able material. For Cristina, the truth was off limits. I refused termination based on the total lack of evidence based on discovery and facts presented.

The moral of this story has multiple layers. 1)We should never believe “testimony” alone without supporting evidence, from the list below.
2)We should look at the documented evidence pieces and draw conclusions based on that evidence.
3) Cristina was an idiot and did not belong in HR because…well…Human Resources requires a high level of common sense, of which she had none.
4) People make shit up, either driven by misunderstanding, over-active imaginations, they are liars from birth, or they have evil that runs through their bones.
5) People can convince others to buy into their lie, and they will never seek out evidence to challenge it.
6) Just because something looks a certain way, does not mean it is that way.
7) Some highly educated people are idiots. The country is NOT run by people with average intelligence. They are highly educated and look at what they have done to the country.

We can no longer be passive observers of the world around us relying only on television to inform us of what is going on. Reading, researching and investigating is what is needed today to keep ourselves informed.
If we don’t we will lose our country, and we are getting closer to that by the day. We sit and observe in anguish and we realize “the truth is off limits”, and it is disappointing. The solution is in the problem.
If we truly believe the truth is off limits, then it is also true that which is off limits is hiding the truth. We should recognize those things that are off limits to discuss and deep dive into them.
You will recognize what I am talking about when you find it. Because, that thing that is off limits, that thing I can’t tell you publicly to look for is exactly where the truth lies.

Types of Evidence from legal resources on the web
1. Direct evidence
2. Circumstantial evidence
3. Physical evidence
4. Individual physical evidence
5. Class physical evidence
6. Forensic evidence
7. Trace evidence
8. Testimonial evidence
9. Expert witness evidence
10. Digital evidence
11. Documentary evidence
12. Demonstrative evidence
13. Character evidence
14. Habit evidence
15. Hearsay evidence
16. Corroborating evidence
17. Exculpatory evidence
18. Admissible evidence
19. Inadmissible evidence
20. Insufficient evidence

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Some things to think about!
I never dreamed that I would have to face the prospect of not living in the United States of America. This is my home and I was privileged to be raised here. But today I woke up and as I had my morning tea, I realized that everything is about to change. No matter how I vote, no matter what I say, something evil has invaded our nation, and our lives are never going to be the same. I have been confused by the hostility of family and friends. I look at people I have known all my life—so hate-filled that they agree with opinions they would never express as their own. I think that I may well have entered the Twilight Zone. We have become a nation that has lost its collective mind!
You can’t justify this insanity:
• If a guy pretends to be a woman, you are required to pretend with him.
• Somehow it’s un-American for the census to count how many Americans are in America.
• Russians influencing our elections are bad, but illegals voting in our elections are good.
• It was cool for Joe Biden to “blackmail” the President of Ukraine, but it’s an impeachable offense if Donald Trump inquires about it.
• Twenty is too young to drink a beer, but eighteen is old enough to vote and die trying to defend our country!
• People who have never owned slaves should pay slavery reparations to people who have never been slaves.
• People who have never been to college should pay the debts of college students who took out huge loans for their degrees.
• Immigrants with tuberculosis and polio are welcome, but you’d better be able to prove your dog is vaccinated.
• Irish doctors and German engineers who want to immigrate to the US must go through a rigorous vetting process, but any illiterate gang-bangers who jump the southern fence are welcome.
• $5 billion for border security is too expensive, but $1.5 trillion for “free” health care is not.
• If you cheat to get into college you go to prison, but if you cheat to get into the country you go to college for free.
• People who say there is no such thing as gender are demanding a female President.
• We see other countries going Socialist and collapsing, but it seems like a great plan to us.
• Some people are held responsible for things that happened before they were born, and other people are not held responsible for what they are doing right now.
• Criminals are caught-and-released to hurt more people, but stopping them is bad because it’s a violation of THEIR rights.
• And pointing out all this hypocrisy somehow makes us “racists”?
Nothing makes sense anymore – no values, no morals, and no civility. People are dying of a Chinese virus, but it’s racist to refer to it as Chinese even though it began in China. We are clearly living in an upside down world where right is wrong and wrong is right, where moral is immoral and immoral is moral, where good is evil and evil is good, where killing murderers is wrong but killing unborn babies is AOK!
Wake up America, the great unsinkable ship Titanic America has hit an iceberg, is taking on water, and is sinking fast. Speak up!

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The debate on whose to blame wages on with the failure of the electrical grid in Texas. The challenges of natural gas in cold periods I am more familiar with and it is predictable whenever there isn’t sufficient weatherization efforts.
The failure to weatherize is a preventative maintenance effort that impacts electric companies and others. The electric companies fail to cut trees back, fail to replace power lines, bad poles and the lack of preventative maintenance programs. Failures in the cable television/internet and the lack of preventative maintenance will always cause outages as well.

Failure to maintain alternate energy sources such as windmills and solar panels is not different.
I wanted information about windmills and their performance in cold conditions up north because this is the argument used in the current debate about Texas wind-farms that failed in the cold weather. I was puzzled by why the windmills froze up while they were turning but I learned that they have safety features built in that shuts them down when ice builds up and causes vibration on the blades. Once they shut themselves down they will not restart until the ice melts.

There is no point in researching current events on the whole Texas Windmill saga because it is distorted by emotion. So the best place to look is in older information and found such information at https://www.nrcan.gc.ca/energy/energy-sources-distribution/renewables/wind-energy/wind-energy-cold-climates/7321 which is a Canadian Government site, and the report is dated 12-21-2017.
It states,
“The operation of wind turbines in a cold climate such as Canada’s involves additional challenges not present in warmer locations, such as:

Accumulation of ice on wind turbine blades resulting in reduced power output and increased rotor loads;
Cold weather shutdown to prevent equipment failure; and
Limited or reduced access for maintenance activities.
Based on actual measurements, icing can occur up to 20% of the time between the months of November and April. Wind turbines must therefore be able to sustain at least limited icing without incurring damage that would prevent normal operation.

Wind turbine manufacturers are increasingly recognizing the impacts of cold climate operation and are building turbines better equipped to handle winter conditions. With the installation of “cold weather packages” which provide heating to turbine components such as the gearbox, yaw and pitch motors and battery, some turbines can operate in temperatures down to -30C.

Information on this sight clearly points out that cold weather icing is a challenge and they take steps to reduce the build up.

The pro-windmill people are blaming the failure of fossil fuels while ignoring the failures of windmills in Texas where wind power provides 23% of the power. On the opposite side the fossil fuel industry is blaming the wind turbines.
It stands to reason that as wind power replaces natural gas/coal and cuts into market share we will see less preventative maintenance, not more.
I live in a rural area where I cannot get natural gas and it has been that way since 1972 when I first moved in. There are people in my community that cannot get natural gas even though a pipeline runs through their property. Propane is the alternative but can be costly so we stick with the “all electric” alternative, which produces a strain on the electric grid, but whose fault is that?
Where are the government subsidies for the natural gas industry to get natural gas to rural homes? Government has a better interest in getting internet into rural homes more than natural gas or water.
Go to the interactive map showing where the windfarms are in the US and you will see that Texas has the lions share. In fact, it is bragging rights that the largest windfarms in the world exist in Texas.
Had the Wind turbines not failed they could have added to their bragging rights, but they failed and now there is nothing but excuses.
https://www.americangeosciences.org/critical-issues/maps/interactive-map-wind-farms-united-states

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