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f*ck Rolling Papers, I'm a rebel, bitch, I'm ashin' blunts
Full of shit, like I ate that John
Come on kids, fuck that class and hit that bong
Let's buy guns and kill those kids with dads and mom
With nice homes, 401k's, and nice ass lawns
Those privileged fucks gotta learn that we ain't takin' no shit
Like Ellen Degeneres clitoris is playin' with dick
I'm jealous as shit, cause I ain't got no home meal to come to
So, if you do I'm throwin' fingers out screamin' "fuck you"
Dr. Philip Hauge Abelson, Ph.D. (April 27, 1913 – Aug 1, 2004) American physicist, a scientific editor, and a science writer. Dr. Abelson was born in 1913 in Tacoma, Washington. He attended Washington State University where he received degrees in chemistry and physics, and the University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley), where he earned his PhD in nuclear physics. As a young physicist, he worked for Ernest Lawrence at the UC Berkeley. He was among the first American scientists to verify nuclear fission in an article submitted to the Physical Review in February 1939. In addition, he collaborated with the Nobel Prize laureate Luis Alvarez in early nuclear research, and was the co-discoverer of neptunium on 8 June 1940 with Edwin McMillan. McMillan was awarded the Nobel Prize for this discovery amongst other elements.
Abelson was a key contributor to the Manhattan Project during World War II. Although he was not formally associated with the atom bomb project, the liquid thermal diffusion isotope separation technique that he invented at the Philadelphia Navy Yard was used in the S-50 plant in Oak Ridge, Tennessee; and proved a critical step in creating the large amount of nuclear fuel required for building atomic bombs.
After the war, he turned his attention under the guidance of Ross Gunn to applying nuclear power to naval propulsion. While not written at an engineering-design level, he wrote the first physics report detailing how a nuclear reactor could be installed in a submarine, providing both propulsion and electrical power. His report anticipated the nuclear submarine's role as a missile platform. This concept was later supported by Admiral Hyman G. Rickover and others. Under Rickover, the concept became reality in the form of USS Nautilus, the world's first nuclear submarine.
From 1951 until 1971 he served as the director of the Carnegie Institution of Washington's Geophysical Laboratory, and as president from 1971 to 1978. From 1962 to 1984 he was editor of Science, one of the most prestigious academic journals, and served as its acting executive officer in 1974, 1975 and 1984. From 1972 until 1974 he served as the president of the American Geophysical Union.
Abelson was outspoken and well known for his opinions on science. In a 1964 editorial published in Science magazine, Abelson identified overspecialization in science as a form of bigotry. He outlined his view that the pressure towards specialization beginning in undergraduate study and intensifying in PhD programs has the effect on students of leading them to believe that their area of specialization is the most important, even to the extreme of considering other intellectual pursuits to be worthless. He reasoned that such overspecialization led to obsolescence of one's work, often through a focus on trivial aspects of a field, and that avoidance of such bigotry was essential to guiding the direction of one's work.
In a 1965 article he described his work in paleobiology and reported evidence of amino acids recovered from fossils hundreds of millions of years in age. He estimated that based on his experiments alanine would be stable for billions of years.
Perhaps his most famous work from this time period is an editorial entitled "Enough of Pessimism" ("enough of pessimism, it only leads to paralysis and decay"). This became the title of a 100 essay collection.
During the 1970s he became interested in the problem of world energy supplies. Books on the topic include Energy for Tomorrow (1975), from a series of lectures at the University of Washington, and Energy II: Use Conservation and Supply. He pointed out the possibilities of mining the Athabascan tar sands, as well as oil shale in the Colorado Rockies. In addition he urged conservation and a change of attitude towards public transit.
After 1984, he remained associated with the magazine. Some have claimed him to be an early skeptic of the case for global warming on the basis of a lead editorial in the magazine dated March 31, 1990 in which he wrote, "[I]f the global warming situation is analyzed applying the customary standards of scientific inquiry one must conclude that there has been more hype than solid fact." However, in 1977 in a US National Research Council, Energy and Environment report he wrote,
What is important is not that there are differences [in the models] but that the span of agreement embraces a fourfold to eightfold increase in atmospheric carbon dioxide in the latter part of the twenty-second century. Our best understanding of the relation between an increase in carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and change in global temperature suggests a corresponding increase in average world temperature of more than 6°C, with polar temperature increases of as much as three times this figure. This would exceed by far the temperature fluctuations of the past several thousand years and would very likely, along the way, have a highly significant impact on global precipitation.
—Philip H. Abelson, Thomas F. Malone, Cochairmen, Geophysics Study Committee 
Abelson died on August 1, 2004 from respiratory complications following a brief illness. He was married to Neva Abelson, a distinguished research physician who co-discovered the Rh blood factor test (with L. K. Diamond). Their daughter, Ellen Abelson Cherniavsky, worked as an aviation researcher for the MITRE corporation in Virginia.
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~I ATTENDED REVIVAL AT BLACK'S CHAPEL LAST NIGHT. ENJOYED THE SINGING, PREACHING AND FELLOWSHIP WITH THE PEOPLE THERE~ F IT WAS SO GOOD TO SEE SO MANY OF MY FACEBOOK FRIENDS THERE.~ SHARED WITH Dianne Farr, Shirley Jean Johnson Christy Wakefield, Ricky Farr, Brenda Crider, Jeynelle Brooks, Ellen Harper, And Dianne Hurst
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Barbara Ellen Swartz Lavely passed her 155th Birthday this month. Her father was Daniel Swartz Sr. who lived about a stone's throw from the Mud Church. Her brother Daniel Swartz Jr. was my great grandfather. My grandfather was John F. Swartz.
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Redneck Driver's License Application Last name: ________________ (Check appropriate box) First name: First name: [_] Billy-Bob [_] Bobby-Sue [_] Billy-Joe [_] Bobby-Jo [_] Billy-Ray [_] Bobby-Ann [_] Billy-Sue [_] Bobby-Lee [_] Billy-Mae [_] Bobby-Ellen [_] Billy-Jack [_] Bobby-Beth Ann Sue Age: ____ (if un...sure, guess) Sex: ____ M _____ F _____ Not sure Shoe Size: ____ Left ____ Right Occupation: [_] Farmer [_] Mechanic [_] Hair Dresser [_] Waitress [_] Un-employed [_] Dirty Politician Spouse's Name: __________________________ 2nd Spouse's Name: __________________________ 3rd Spouse's Name: __________________________ Lover's Name: __________________________ 2nd Lover's Name: __________________________ Relationship with spouse: [_] Sister [_] Aunt [_] Brother [_] Uncle [_] Mother [_] Son [_] Father [_] Daughter [_] Cousin [_] Pet Number of children living in household: ___ Number of children living in shed: ___ Number of children that are yours: ___ Mother's Name: _______________________ Father's Name: _______________________(If not sure, leave blank) Education: 1 2 3 4 (Circle highest grade completed) Do you [_] own or [_] rent your mobile home? (Check appropriate box) Vehicles you own and where you keep them: ___ Total number of vehicles you own ___ Number of vehicles that still crank ___ Number of vehicles in front yard ___ Number of vehicles in back yard ___ Number of vehicles on cement blocks Firearms you own and where you keep them: ____ truck ____ kitchen ____ bedroom ____ bathroom ____ shed Model and year of your pickup: _____________ 194_ Do you have a gun rack? [_] Yes [_] No; If no, please explain: Newspapers/magazines you subscribe to: [_] The National Enquirer [_] The Globe [_] TV Guide [_] Soap Opera Digest [_] Rifle and Shotgun ___ Number of times you've seen a UFO ___ Number of times you've seen Elvis ___ Number of times you've seen Elvis in a UFO How often do you bathe: [_] Weekly [_] Monthly [_] Not Applicable How many teeth? ___ Color of teeth: [_] Yellow [_] Brownish-Yellow [_] Brown [_] Black [_] N/A Brand of chewing tobacco you prefer: [_] Red-Man How far is your home from a paved road? [_] 1 mile [_] 2 miles [_] don't know
Oh, about the whole Chick-F***-A thing. Earlier this year, the Religious "Right" decided that Starbucks should be boycotted because they supported eqality. The later decided that JC Penney should be boycotted after Ellen DeGeneres became a spokesperson .
So, why does the Religious not-so-Right get so upset that the LGBT community would not want to patronize a business that is working to make my life as miserable as they possibly can?
We're all going to support those that support us and oppose those that oppose us. I am happy to see all of you lined up at Chick-F***-A today -- loading up on greasy food. Maybe you'll have to buy some exercise equipment to get rid of it OR buy some acid control medication OR see a Dr to address the accute condition from having several of those meals in one afternoon (one person reported was in line for his 5th of the day). It will all pump some more money into the economy and we all need that. THANKS!
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Ryan Smith called up the gay alliance and his excuse was maybe Sharon's dead baby gay!!! Well the child didn't get to grow up to decide for himself!!! They call Ryan Smith, Steve Canais calling up the Ellen Show etc and knowing Ryan Smith does that, Allen Jones, Craig Coleman, Rick, Jack Mayfield, Jon Mayfield, Adrian Finch all you out yourselves at coming out parties and they still go oh see they know John F. Kennedy Jr. was secretly gay, no not at all, so they outed my dead as gay. They went the dead was gay so they outed the dead baby!!
OKAY THIS IS A LONG READ BUT VERY IMPORTANT. I AM A FIRST BORN AND IT SOUNDS TRUE FOR ME AND MY TWO SIBLINGS
WHO IS WHO IN BIRTH ORDER?
1. The Prince/Princess in Waiting: FIRSTBORNS
• Reliable and conscientious
• List makers
• Black-and-white thinkers
• Keen sense of right and wrong
• Believe there is a right way to do things
• Natural leaders
• Achievement oriented
• Examples of firstborns: Oprah Winfrey, Hillary Clinton, Brad Pitt, Chuck Norris
• You may never be the life of the party. You might rub some people the wrong way with your perfectionistic ways. But you can get a lot done, more than lastborns could ever dream about. You will have your own struggles to overcome – loneliness, perhaps, or a tendency to please others if you’re a compliant firstborn – but if you’ll face these obstacles head-on, there’s little you can’t do. You were born to succeed.
2. The Middlemen: MIDDLE BORNS
• Go the opposite path of the child above them in the family
• Walk to the beat of a different drummer
• Competitive, loyal, big on friendships
• Live in an anonymous haziness (the safest place to be)
• Can get away with occasional laziness and indifference (they’re not noticed as much)
• Aren’t pushed as hard or expected to accomplish as much as the child above them
• Good negotiators who try to keep the peace
• Examples of middleborns: George Bush Snr., Dwight Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Donald Trump, David Letterman, Bill Gates
• Realize that you get a bad rap from everyone in your family. Remind yourself that middle borns end up as people like Donald Trump, Bill Gates and Steve Forbes. The fact that you never had mom and dad to yourself and that you negotiated and compromised for everything you got in life, have prepared you better than anyone else in the family to do life as it should be lived.
3. The Special Entitled Ones: Lastborns/Babies
• Social, outgoing, have never met a stranger
• Uncomplicated, spontaneous, humorous
• High on people skills
• See life as a party
• Likely to get away with murder – and the least likely to be punished (too young and cute)
• Wear a lot of hand-me-downs
• Get picked on by their siblings
• Keep their nicknames
• Examples of lastborns: Ellen DeGeneres, Whoopi Goldberg, Jay Leno, Ronald Reagan, Eddie Murphy, Danny DeVito
• Realize you have the power to make people laugh, to be the life of the party, and to be very persuasive. You can use the power to show off by making a general nuisance of yourself. Or you can turn it around and use it to carve out a successful career in show business, sales, or something similar. What you need most is a stabilizing influence in your life. It’s probably best for you not to marry another lastborn. You need a down-to-earth person who can rein in your worst tendencies yet help you fan your best characteristics into flame. Find a responsible firstborn spouse.
4. The One and Only: Lonely Onlies
• All the traits of firstborns but a step further
• Love books
• Act mature beyond their years (are little adults by age seven or eight)
• Work independently
• Can’t understand why kids in other families fight
• Examples of only children: Barack Obama, Robert De Niro, James Earl Jones, Laurence Fishburne
• Know that it is okay to set out to change the world. Your drive to succeed and achieve a rare state of excellence will inspire all of us. But do yourself a favor – let your hair down a little. Learn to enjoy life in the process. Find a loving man or woman who can make you laugh and lighten up now and then. There are things in this world that need to be changed, but there are also things to be enjoyed. Don’t sacrifice one for the other.
---By Dr. Kevin Leman