J. Paul Lanier's Stories Tagged 'cat' (63)

Recovery Cat 10.29.2011

Members of the "(Un)occupy Albuquerque" rally held a number of events around campus, including protesting outside of the office of UNM president David Schmidly... Administrators, however, locked some administration buildings and a large police presence was seen around the area known as… Continue

Added by J. Paul Lanier on October 29, 2011 at 7:30am — No Comments

Recovery Cat 10.22.2011

Several years before his election to the presidency, William McKinley said: "We want a foreign market for our surplus products." American Senator Albert Beverage of Indiana in ealry 1897 declared: "American factories are making more than the American people can use... fate has written our…

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Added by J. Paul Lanier on October 22, 2011 at 8:06am — No Comments

Recovery Cat 10.15.2011

Dozens of protesters chanted for hours in front of banks Wednesday to send a loud message, saying 99% of Americans will not tolerate the greed and corruption of the one percent.

"Occupy Burque Protests Today."… Continue

Added by J. Paul Lanier on October 15, 2011 at 7:15am — No Comments

Recovery Cat 10.8.2011

The essence of spirit, he thought to himself, was to choose the thing which did not better one's position but made it more perilous. That was why the world he knew was poor, for it insisted morality and caution were identical.…

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Added by J. Paul Lanier on October 8, 2011 at 7:56am — No Comments

Recovery Cat 10.1.2011

Oxytocin is a mammalian hormone that acts primarily as a neuromodulator in the brain... Oxytocin evokes feelings of contentment, reductions in anxiety, and feelings of calmness and security... Many studies have already shown a correlation of oxytocin with human bonding, increases in trust,…

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Added by J. Paul Lanier on October 1, 2011 at 5:30am — No Comments

Recovery Cat 9.24.2011

These terminals are also the site of action of highly-addictive drugs such as cocaine and amphetamine, which cause a manifold increase in dopamine levels in the nucleus accumbens. In addition to cocaine and amphetamine, almost every recreational drug has been shown to increase dopamine levels…

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Added by J. Paul Lanier on September 24, 2011 at 8:19am — No Comments

Recovery Cat 9.17.2011

Cats are obligate (strict) carnivores and are very different from dogs in their nutritional needs... It is very important to remember that not all proteins are created equal. The protein in dry food, which is heavily plant-based, is not equal in quality to the protein in canned food, which is…

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Added by J. Paul Lanier on September 17, 2011 at 7:30am — 2 Comments

Recovery Cat 9.3.2011

It is no concern of ours how you run your own planet, but if you threaten to extend your violence, this Earth of yours will be reduced to a burned-out cinder.

The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)…

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Added by J. Paul Lanier on September 10, 2011 at 6:30am — No Comments

Recovery Cat 9.3.2011

The eye of the storm is that one specific spot in the center of a twister, hurricane, or tornado that is calm, almost isolated from the frenzy of activity. Everything around the center is violent and turbulent, but the center remains peaceful.

Richard Carlson, Don't Sweat the Small Stuff...… Continue

Added by J. Paul Lanier on September 3, 2011 at 7:30am — No Comments

Recovery Cat 8.27.2011

We have learnt from the struggles of our past during the dark days of dictatorship that there is no alternative to building a free and democratic society and ensuring the supremacy of international humanitarian law and human rights declarations. This can only be achieved through dialogue,…

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Added by J. Paul Lanier on August 27, 2011 at 7:36am — No Comments

Recovery Cat 8.20.2011

Progressive Era reformers looked to the primary election as a way to measure popular opinion of candidates, as opposed to the opinion of the bosses. In 1910, Oregon became the first state to establish a presidential preference primary, which requires delegates to the National Convention to support the…

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Added by J. Paul Lanier on August 20, 2011 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

Recovery Cat 8.13.2011

Being right, defending our positions, takes an enormous amount of mental energy and often alienates us from the people in our lives. Needing to be right - or needing someone else to be wrong - encourages others to become defensive, and puts pressure on us to keep defending.

Richard Carlson.… Continue

Added by J. Paul Lanier on August 13, 2011 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

Recovery Cat 7.23.2011

Unfortunately, several of the debt reduction proposals the president has offered involve tax hikes on corporations that would only hamper growth, handicap our ability to compete globally, lower tax revenues, and exacerbate the problem we’re desperately trying to solve.

In his talks with Republicans,… Continue

Added by J. Paul Lanier on July 23, 2011 at 9:00am — 4 Comments

Recovery Cat 7.16.2011

Game theory is the study of the ways in which strategic interactions among economic agents produce outcomes with respect to the preferences (or utilities) of those agents, where the outcomes in question might have been intended by none of the agents. The meaning of this statement will…

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Added by J. Paul Lanier on July 16, 2011 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Recovery Cat 7.9.2011

RE-PEAT [re-peet]

–verb (used with object)

1. to say or utter again (something already said): to repeat a word for emphasis.

2. to say or utter in reproducing the words, inflections, etc., of another: to…

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Added by J. Paul Lanier on July 9, 2011 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

Recovery Cat 7.2.2011

A wildfire is any uncontrolled fire in combustible vegetation that occurs in the countryside or a wilderness area. Other names such as brush fire, bushfire, forest fire, desert fire, grass fire, hill fire, peat fire, vegetation fire, veldfire, and wildland fire may be used to describe…

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Added by J. Paul Lanier on July 2, 2011 at 5:00am — No Comments

Recovery Cat 6.25.2011

Within sixty calendar days after a report is submitted or is required to be submitted pursuant to section 1543 (a)(1) of this title, whichever is earlier, the President shall terminate any use of United States Armed Forces with respect to which such report was submitted (or required to be…

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Added by J. Paul Lanier on June 25, 2011 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

Recovery Cat 6.18.2011

USDA officials say the pyramid was tired out, overly complex and tried to communicate too many different nutrition facts at once.

   Speaking at the unveiling, Michelle Obama said: 'When it comes to eating, what's more useful than a plate, what's more simple than a plate?… Continue

Added by J. Paul Lanier on June 18, 2011 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

Recovery Cat 6.4.2011

Write-in candidates rarely win, and votes are often cast for ineligible people or fictional characters. Some jurisdictions require write-in candidates be registered as official candidates before the election. This is standard in elections with a large pool of potential candidates, as there may be…

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Added by J. Paul Lanier on June 4, 2011 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

Recovery Cat 5.28.2011

There are those, too, who suffer from grace emotional and mental disorders, but many of them do recover if they have the capacity to be honest.

Alcoholics Anonymous (1939), p. 58

We went back through our lives. Nothing counted but thoroughness and honesty (p.… Continue

Added by J. Paul Lanier on May 28, 2011 at 6:00am — No Comments

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