Office of Citizen
Rest in Peace,
"Clare threw around poverty that irresistible charm which only women can communicate to religious or civic heroism"
Submitted by Norm Roulet on Fri, 11/26/2010 - 02:30.
Shortly after my daughter Clara was born, nearly 11 months ago, I shared her birth with the world on YouTube - realNEO homemovie 1 Women in HypnoBirth in Waterbirth Delivering Baby Happy - and on realNEO and it has since been viewed by nearly 110,000 people.... showing 300-400 people a day (and growing) how pure and simple birth and human life may be, to help the modern world rediscover the dignity of the human person. Feedback and inquiries from expectant mothers (and fathers) shows me the modern world heard us, and Clara helped many babies enjoy the best possible starts in life.
Submitted by Jeff Buster on Thu, 11/25/2010 - 22:05.
Submitted by Jeff Buster on Wed, 11/24/2010 - 22:38.
Submitted by Norm Roulet on Fri, 11/19/2010 - 04:15.
Based on Google Analytics of realneo.us traffic, we are now at a level that exceeds 500,000 unique visitors and 1,000,000 page visits per year, and both metrics have been growing steadily for as long as we have tracked our web traffic metrics... so expect realNEO.us to exceed 1 million hits per year forever hereafter. By how much we exceed these metrics, with what growth rate for the future, is up to our members and community who create the content here that now attracts over 1,000,000 reads a year.
Submitted by ANGELnWard14 on Fri, 11/19/2010 - 04:08.
How do we preserve the legacy comprehensively?
How do you feel about starting a "BUILDING FUND" for a REALNEO LIBRARY and CAFE that will be a central location for all "ED's" to leave their historical evidence for the duration?
Can REALNEO add a "DONATE" icon that is strictly for such a plan?
I have a starter location idea... if anyone is interested.
The cost of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan will reach between $4 trillion and $6 trillion - veteran costs peak in 40 years
Submitted by Norm Roulet on Fri, 10/29/2010 - 23:07.
There is an important update on the cost to Americans of the war in Iraq and Afghanista, published in the Daily Beast October 27, 2010 - How the Wars Are Sinking the Economy - reporting "Nobel Prize recipient Joseph Stiglitz and Harvard budget guru Linda J. Bilmes are revising their original $3 trillion war cost estimate. As Bilmes reports, the Iraq and Afghanistan wars are at least 25 percent costlier than previous projections—the cost of the wars will reach between $4 trillion and $6 trillion."
They frame these costs from the perspective of the burden the wars place on our economy, which will peak in about a half-century:
Submitted by lmcshane on Fri, 10/29/2010 - 17:16.
Understanding The Cannabis Divide is Critical to the Process of Legalizing the Cannabis Economy in Ohio
Submitted by Norm Roulet on Wed, 10/27/2010 - 04:40.
In Denver, Colorado, the above medicine cabinet provides citizens economic opportunity and legal, natural, organic relief from many health ailments - in Cleveland, Ohio, the contents get citizens arrested... especially if they fit the demographic profiles targeted by new Jim Crow laws in America, designed to imprison our poor, minority, urban male population.
That reality defines The Cannabis Divide in America, which presents modern Americans with some of the greatest economic and social disparities in the history of the nation, leading to treatment and accommodations for blacks and Latinos (prison) that are inferior to those provided for white Americans (freedom), systematizing a number of economic, educational and social disadvantages (defining Jim Crow laws).
As I highlight below, from a study about criminal injustice in Northeast Ohio: "those areas that have the highest percentages of African-Americans are especially likely to be subject to police surveillance and arrests" for drug possession, leading to poorer treatment and accommodation of proportionately more blacks than whites in our inferior quality-of-life prisons.
"Of those drug possession cases in which the race of arrestee is known within Cleveland city limits, as Table 1 below illustrates, there has been a consistent magnitude of over-representation of non-whites among drug possession arrestees over the past 10 years."
Submitted by tchaves on Tue, 10/26/2010 - 18:56.
Hello Real NEO,
I am in the process of writing an article for Yahoo! News regarding the Ohio elections on November 2. I would like to feature the comments/opinions of 7 to 10 different voters, particularly regarding the races for U.S. House, U.S. Senate and the governor's race and any major ballot issues which are important to you.
I cannot use anonymous quotes (they won't be accepted without a full name, occupation and city)
Submitted by Norm Roulet on Sat, 10/23/2010 - 13:07.
Monday, I watched the sun rise over the New Mexico desert to "Just Another Day"... from Another Day on Earth... the glorious new Brian Eno album... perfect for exploring new frontiers...
Submitted by Boerboel Breeder on Sat, 10/09/2010 - 21:54.
When you think that you are having a bad day think about the lives that these people live. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Io8c81xHLmw&feature=player_embedded what are we doing to help these people.
Submitted by Boerboel Breeder on Sat, 10/09/2010 - 20:19.
What if Martin Luther King gave up on his dream and then gave up on his people in his community. What if Harriet Tubman gave up on her dream and mission. In nature only the weak give up because it is a death sentence. The pup that refuses water to drink will surely die. Rest assured I will never give up
Submitted by Boerboel Breeder on Sat, 10/09/2010 - 14:52.
Time really have changed. Even though I am not that old I have seen quite a bit in my day. This day I am deeply saddened when I look around at what is going on in our society and the conditions of people. What happened to love peace and harmony or did it ever exist in the first place?
Am I under an illusion thinking that people can work together for the common good of us all ?
Were does it start where do we begin?
Submitted by Boerboel Breeder on Sat, 10/09/2010 - 11:08.
My name is Jordan Pittman and I am a 28 year old resident of east cleveland and father of three beautiful girls. I found out about realneo from Norm Roulet. I met Norm about 3 years ago when a family member was doing work on the house that Norm was renovating in East Cleveland. Norm saw his dog George Bush a Cane Corso and wanted to know where he could get one. My cousin Fred directed him to me a Cane Corso breeder at the time.
Submitted by lmcshane on Fri, 10/08/2010 - 16:01.
Images from the Sculpture Center, University Circle, East Fourth Street, Morgan Paper Conservancy and Octavofest exhibit at Cleveland Public Library.
Successful cannabis entrepreneurs may either have their picture in the Wall Street Journal or on a most-wanted poster
Submitted by Norm Roulet on Fri, 10/08/2010 - 00:44.
How is it conceivable, in America today, that a seriously ill patient in Boulder, Colorado, may grow, purchase and have a medicine cabinet full of state-licensed medical marijuana (MMJ), while a similarly-ill patient in Cleveland may be imprisoned for pursuing the same medical treatment?
How, in the free-wheeling capitalist US of A, could some states and communities encourage free men and women to be MMJ-millionaires and patients, while MMJ-entrepreneurs and adherents in other markets are arrested... nearly 1 million of them a year.
Why would anyone choose to live in a state of Cannabis denial?
There are enough booming entrepreneurs in Boulder to create a market for world-class, top-dollar innovations like the Tesla
Submitted by Norm Roulet on Mon, 10/04/2010 - 01:06.
To make Northeast Ohio the Open Source Capital of the Brightest Greenest State of Earth, we must learn and import best practices from wherever in the world there is related excellence.
To develop a brightest greenest NEO we must learn best practices from regions demonstrating excellence with open source information technology, energy innovation, and agriculture systems for all crops including cannabis (hemp and marijuana).
Submitted by Norm Roulet on Sun, 10/03/2010 - 01:26.
What does climate change look like? The people of Boulder know only too well, having just dodged Colorado's worst wildfire ever - the Fourmile Canyon Wildfire.
The people of Fourmile Canyon - especially those who lost nearly 200 homes - are now climate change experts, as their sun-drenched, parched, droughted Rocky Mountain paradise went up in flames that rode hot dry winds across over four square miles of pristine forests, for days... just a few weeks ago.
How real are the FBI and leaders of NEO about dismantling the Pyramid schemes that make this the most corrupt place in America?
Submitted by Norm Roulet on Tue, 09/21/2010 - 00:41.
The fall of a few mafioso politicos is far from the end of the house-cleaning needed in Northeast Ohio and Ohio
Submitted by Norm Roulet on Sun, 09/19/2010 - 08:00.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer pimped the Opportunity Corridor into existence and has greatly disrupted our economy over that - the St. Louis-sourced publisher Terry Egger is the leader of the Opportunity Corridor whorehouse and bulldozing committee - flightless queen-bee-designee Terri Hamilton Brown exists for the Opportunity Corridor - ex-Con made Concilman Jeff Johnson pimps for it - RPM Prince Randell McShepard and Most-Made-Handmaid-to-the-Rich Ronayne Pimp for it - Gund top-gun Abbott Pimps for it - flabbergasting Cleveland Foundation flops Richards and Kuri pimp for it - and the usual suspects that profit from it pimp for it... Cleveland Clinic, all organizations UCI and all local universities, some churches and non-profits, the CDCs and their sponsors, the architects and contractors and their trolls, the unions... the web of crooks who have fucked up everything in this region for decades, and are the enablers of all the corruption now being dismantled with County and city government here, by the FBI. The state, county and city levels of government have failed and are being dismantled here, along with the entire statewide mafioso Democratic party regime and their networks of funders, contractors and colluders.
So when the incompetent, sell-out, paid-to-pimp Cleveland Plain Dealer proclaims in their latest pimping for the Opportunity Corridor that "The project is a top priority of elected, business and neighborhood leaders", I'd like to know EXACTLY who are the elected, business and neighborhood leaders that are not corrupt and benefiting financially from the Opportunity Corridor and are willing to step forward today, with the degree of corruption at all levels of leadership here, and say the Opportunity Corridor is the top priority for Cleveland and Northeast Ohio today.
I want to know, before the next election, which candidates for any offices are pimping that the Opportunity Corridor is the Top Priority of the region.
Time to Take Down the Ivy League Boys Behind the Corruption in Ohio, Starting With X-Commissioner Peter Lawson Jones
Submitted by Norm Roulet on Fri, 09/17/2010 - 07:00.
Seeing Commissioner Lawson Jones on stage on his Cuyahoga commissioners' pulpit, claiming "I am not a crook", with his co-moron-in-office Tim Hagan, makes me physically ill. I shared valuable intellectual property and spent significant time trying to improve this community for such scum, believing they were honest and caring for citizens. Now I look forward to seeing Jones, his cronies and their families suffer the full consequences of their actions. As one contribution to cleaning house here in Northeast Ohio, I intend to lead a recall drive against Commissioner Jones' political protégé, Gary Norton, who was made Mayor of East Cleveland under illegal circumstances.
Submitted by Jeff Buster on Sun, 09/12/2010 - 20:46.
The Ohio Society for the Elevation of Kites (OSEK) had a perfect afternoon at Edgewater - north west wind, puffy clouds, warm sun. I saw kite types I had not seen before, including several rotary kites like this ribbon kite.
Submitted by Norm Roulet on Mon, 09/06/2010 - 06:44.
The natural beauty of family - nine 7-week-old South African Boerboels sleeping in a pack, keeping each other warm on a cool late Summer afternoon.
Soon, they will be separated and live on their own, with humans. We are seeking the best possible humans to care for them. For now, we have the joy of their love, and they share their love with each other.
Dear Schultz Family: 24,000 people a year die prematurely of pollution from coal-fired power plants... 38,000 Heart Attacks
Submitted by Norm Roulet on Mon, 09/06/2010 - 06:00.
According to the American Lung Association, 24,000 people a year die prematurely because of pollution from coal-fired power plants. And every year 38,000 heart attacks, 12,000 hospital admissions and an additional 550,000 asthma attacks result from power plant pollution. It is therefore not surprising to read, in The Place My Father Didn't Want Me to See, an article by Plain Dealer Columnist Connie Schultz, published in Parade Magazine this Labor Day weekend, that Ms. Schultz' father died of a heart attack after having worked as a mechanic in a coal fired power plant for 34 years.
As Ms. Schultz writes: "I never knew what Dad did at the plant, but I saw the toll that 34 years of hard physical labor took on him. He had surgery on his shoulder, his hand, his spine. At 48, he had his first heart attack and bypass. He retired in 1993, right after the last kid graduated from college. But the damage was done. A few years later, another surgeon shoved stents into his arteries. The next heart attack killed him. He was 69." She further observed, from once having visited her father at his plant: "I stared at my father, covered in sweat and coal ash, and for the first time had to consider why he was so often angry for no apparent reason."
What is surprising is that Ms. Schultz does not offer her readers of this story the learning opportunity to understand that industrial pollution from burning coal kills 10,000s of fathers, mothers and babies in America each year - I don't know of studies proving "hard physical labor" does the equivalent. There is clear evidence that working with coal causes heart attacks, among a long list of health impacts... including mental illness. From a recent study in Korea: "When particulate matter (a common form of air pollution) spiked, the risk of suicide increased by 9 percent over the next two days, the researchers found. Among people with heart disease, the increased risk was even greater, about 19 percent." Beyond the physiological impacts of pollution, knowing you are being killed by pollution makes you angry... I certainly know that for a fact, as my family is being killed by a coal power plant in my neighborhood, and I have grandparents who died of industrial poisoning, and I am angry about all that. Angry at Connie Schultz' family.
Connie Schultz is married to U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown and his family is in the coal burning business, as his brother is Robert Brown... Chairman of the Board of Medical Center Company (MCCO), a coal burning power plant located next to University Hospitals, in University Circle, Cleveland, Ohio, which burns over 44,000 TONS of coal a year, emitting over 4,000 TONS of air pollution into surrounding neighborhoods.... killing people in my neighborhood unnecessarily.
Case Study: Modus Operandi of Illuminati... Fabricate Crisis and Fear... Switch Idols on Braindead Citizens... Leverage Racism
Submitted by Norm Roulet on Tue, 08/31/2010 - 12:27.
Case Study: Modus Operandi of Illuminati... Fabricate Crisis and Fear... Switch Idols on Braindead Citizens... Leverage Racism.
If you ever come to question the intent and modus operandi of the Illuminati, just witness how they fabricated a crisis in the trading of LeBron James... creating instability and fear among millions of loyal Ohioans and Americans... and then witness how they just switched idols on hate-programmed braindead zombie Citizens of Northeast Ohio, fabricating broad public outrage against a talented, young black man to stir racial hatred against an entire class of new leaders, in an important swing election year.