Power Plant Birthday Phantom

Power Plant Men

Long before Facebook ever graced the pages of our browsers, Power Plant Birthday reminders began appearing in the Outlook E-mail Inboxes of Power Plant men at the Coal-fired Power Plant in North Central Oklahoma.  Today it seems commonplace to be reminded of your friends birthdays as your smartphone pops up a message to remind you.  In 1997, a strange event began happening at the plant.  It sent some scurrying about to find the culprit.  Others found it funny.  Some worried that their secrets were about to be revealed.  One person was totally surprised by the response (me).

January 3, 1997 Charles Foster and I went to our morning meeting with our team in the main break room where we would meet every morning to go over the work for the day.  Alan Kramer began the meeting by asking me a direct question.  He said something like, “Kevin.  Do you know anything…

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Petition update · Royal Canin responds to call to action against the dog meat trade! · Change.org

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Royal Canin:Speak out against the dog meat trade operating outside your facility in Korea!

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Royal Canin responds to call to action against the dog meat trade!
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Aug 28, 2017 — We received a response from Royal Canin USA on August 24, 2017 regarding our campaign – Royal Canin: Speak out against the dog meat trade operating outside your facility in Korea! We appreciate Royal Canin for responding to us so quickly and positively. We would like Royal Canin to put their commitment into action by urging the North Jeolla Province government to put an end to the horrific and illegal dog and cat meat industry.

Their response states:

“We are strongly opposed to any cruelty to animals including practices associated with human consumption of dog meat. We remain committed to supporting initiatives around responsible pet ownership, enhancing relationships between people and their cats and dogs…

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Miseries unleashed by push for Cashless trading

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by tonytran2015 (Melbourne, Australia).

#cashless, #rip off, #bank fee, #bank charge, #penalty, #overdraft,

Miseries unleashed by push for Cashless trading.

The bank advocates in Australia used the pretext of fighting tax evasion and organized crime [1] to advocate the abolition of cash. Is this their real motive? As usual, we have to think that bank profit is the real motive. The situation in Australiais just a local version of wider analoguous global events.

1. Definition of Cashless societies.

In setting up cashless societies, governments require each person to open a bank account and put all his earning and spending through that bank account. They claim doing this reduces tax evasion and organized crime.

2. Can tax evasion be reduced?

No. People can form Work Parties to trade their works (tax ffree) ! Similarly, people can exchange their services for goods.

For evasions by trademen and retailers, random inspection can drastically…

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