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November 6, 2012            8:37 a.m.

As you might have heard, Tuesday is election day, when Americans will finally decide whether Barack Obama or Mitt Romney will serve as president for the next four years.

But there’s also a less critical subplot in this year’s election: the battle between New York Times poll wizard Nate Silver and the rest of the pundit class.

Silver, who oversees the political forecasting website FiveThirtyEight, has come under scrutiny in recent weeks because of his confidence in an Obama victory. (As of Tuesday morning, FiveThirtyEight gives the president a 92% chance of winning re-election.)

In a Monday night visit to “The Colbert Report,” Silver defended his methodology and dismissed the idea that the race is a coin toss.

Naturally, Colbert — the man who invented the word “truthiness” —  is not a fan of Silver and his “math.” “You’re taking bread out of my kids’ mouths because I’m a pundit. Those of us in the punditocracy make our bread and butter by telling people what the truth is as we see it from our gut,” he said.

Apparently the feeling is mutual. Pressed by Colbert, Silver admitted that he’s “not very pro-pundit” and that he would even consider voting for the deadly disease Ebola over pundits in some kind of nightmarish election scenario.

As for his critics, like MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough, Silver argued that his methodology is really quite simple. “People treat it like it’s Galileo, something heretical,” he said. “There are many things that are much more complicated than looking at the polls and taking an average and counting to 270, right?”

Silver also rejected the conventional wisdom that the race was tied. “It’s not a coin toss. It’s close, but you’d have to have a case where the polls are off across the board,” he said. “It could happen, but if anything the race has broken toward President Obama in the last 48 hours or so.”

There was at least one prognosticator who disagreed with Silver on Monday night –Jimmy Fallon’s pet dog, Gary. Presented with two otherwise identical bowls of kibble, Gary went straight for the one labeled “Romney.”

from:  http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/tv/showtracker/la-et-st-nate-silver-stephen-colbert-obama-20121106,0,2963364.story

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Nate Silver was born on January 13th, 1978 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nate_Silver

January 13th, 1978

1 + 13 +1+9+7+8 = 39 = his life lesson = Charming.  Compliments.  A nice guy.  Keep your promises.  If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.

Knight of Cups Tarot card

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January 13th, 1978

January 13th

1 + 13 +2+0+1+2 = 19 = his person year (from January 13th, 2012 to January 12th, 2013) = Front and center.  It’s his time to shine.  Proud of his hard earned success.

The Sun Tarot card

19 year + 10 (October) = 29 = his personal month (from October 13th, 2012 to November 12th, 2012) = Expertise.  Barack Obama.

Three of Wands Tarot card

29 month + 6 (6th of the month on Tuesday November 6th, 2012) = 35 = his personal day = To be continued…

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using the number/letter grid:

 
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

 

Nate Silver

5125 193459              44

 

his path of destiny = 44 = FiveThirtyEight blog.  In touch.  Having his finger on the pulse of what’s happening.  Twitter.  Tweets.  Updates.

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Sexy Spy Anna Chapman in Russian Maxim (8 pics)Sexy Spy Anna Chapman in Russian Maxim (8 pics)

Monday March 28th, 2011

Anna Chapman has taken off her clothes for Maxim pictures, inked her own TV show “Mysteries of the World, with Anna Chapman”, secured her own Apple iPhone app, and has become the Paris Hilton of Russian consumer product endorsements.

But now is Chapman making the move from the KGB to the Kremlin? Insiders believe so.

They contend that Chapman’s next goal could be a December bid for the Russian parliament. Chapman has launched a new website that insiders believe is the first step for her December bid for the State Duma. Chapman will reportedly run on Vladimir Putin’s United Russia party ticket.

Chapman recently told news “Before returning to Moscow in July 2010, I aspired to personal harmony and was more concerned with my own happiness.” She adds “But in due course my ideology changed. I came to understand that fulfillment in life comes from helping those around me. The day that I returned I consider to be my second birthday.”

In a recent interview, however, Chapman said she is launching instead a 3D production company. “We have the Winter Olympics and other interesting events coming up that I could cover. I’m going to launch a 3D pilot project soon.”

One of Anna’s most notable lines as a spy was the following: “Okay, tomorrow at 11, I am going to be sitting at one of the benches and she is going to ask me if she saw me in California. I am going to say no, it was the Hamptons. I will take the documents, tell her to sing. I will hold the journal, this is how she will recognize me and I got back and put the postal stamp.”

In July 2010, Anna Chapman and other spies pleaded guilty in a New York courtroom. The deal involved immediate deportation of the 10 individuals in exchange for a reported 4 foreigners held for espionage by Russia. Thereafter, she was transported via Vision Airways from LaGuardia to Vienna.

from:  http://news.lalate.com/2011/03/28/anna-chapman-russian-spy-possibly-joining-kremlin/

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Russia’s Anna Chapman captured the media world’s attention last year when she was deported from the US, accused of being a spy. The BBC’s Moscow correspondent Steve Rosenberg investigates “Russia’s most glamorous secret agent”.

On the 35th floor of a Moscow skyscraper, an office is filling with smoke.

Suddenly I hear the click-click-click of high heels on parquet floor. And through the mist walks redhead Anna Chapman in a stunning blue dress.

She doesn’t seem in any hurry to evacuate the building.

That’s because the smoke is being pumped into the room by a machine to make her look special.

Russia’s most glamorous secret agent is here to record her weekly TV show. Judging from the scripted lines she’s speaking to camera, it’s clearly not light entertainment.

“Why are some people marked by death, and others escape it?”

Cut.

“More than a million Russians die every year. Nearly 40,000 in road accidents.”

Cut.

“This woman returned from Egypt a cripple. A shark ripped off her arm.”

Cut.

Unsolved mysteries

Anna Chapman’s show is called Secrets of the World. Each week on the Russian channel Ren TV, she sets about explaining the mysteries of our planet.

“The programme’s for everyone,” Anna says in a break. “Everyone is interested in mysteries, because they are secrets, they are unsolved.”

She is less keen, however, to talk about her own secrets. I ask Anna Chapman if she really had been a spy.

“I will never deny and I will never confirm the fact,” she replies coldly.

The Americans had no such doubts on the matter.

Eight months ago, Anna Chapman was one of 10 alleged Russian sleeper agents deported from the United States.

At Vienna airport the agents were exchanged for four people the Russians claimed had been spying for the West.

It was the biggest spy swap since the Cold War. Back in Russia, Ms Chapman and her fellow deportees received medals from President Dmitry Medvedev and heaps of praise from Prime Minister Vladimir Putin.

Most secret agents, once uncovered, arrested and deported, normally adopt a low profile back home. Not Anna Chapman.

Since returning to Russia, she’s hardly been out of the headlines.

Although I haven’t confirmed this fact, she is surely the first Russian spy to have done a photo shoot for a men’s magazine wearing very little and brandishing a pistol.

As well as being a model, Ms Chapman has also been an investment adviser for a bank, a charity worker and a campaigner for high-speed internet.

She’s also been elected one of the leaders of the youth wing of Mr Putin’s political party.

There are rumours she may even run for parliament this autumn. I ask Ms Chapman if that’s true.

“All I’m going to say is I’m interested in helping other people,” she replies. “That’s all.”

It’s another secret she is keeping well away from the cameras.

3D dreams

Anna Chapman rarely gives interviews, although last December a Russian TV show declared her Woman of the Year and devoted an hour of airtime to her.

In a programme resembling This is Your Life, Ms Chapman sat on a settee as a stream of figures from her past appeared on stage.

Anna Chapman in undated photo from Russian social networking site Odnoklassniki - released 28 June 2010
Ms Chapman lived in New York where she said she ran a property firm

Among them, Yegor from Volgograd – her old boyfriend from school. The audience applauded as he gave her a peck on the cheek and a bunch of flowers.

One person who wasn’t there was the man Anna married when she was living in England: Alex Chapman. They divorced after four years of marriage.

Now Anna hosts her own TV show. And she’s got more plans in the world of television.

“I’m planning to launch a 3D production company here in Russia,” she says. “We have the Winter Olympics and other interesting events coming up that I could cover. I’m going to launch a 3D pilot project soon.”

After an hour’s recording on the set of her programme, Anna Chapman is flagging.

“To be honest, I wouldn’t mind something to eat now,” she says to the director.

It shows that, although Ms Chapman is a woman of mystery, she is only human.

She is also charming, at times giggly and clearly keen to perfect her TV skills.

But there is a steely side, too, to Anna Chapman, a determination not to let down her guard.

She is unlikely to reveal her own secrets any time soon.

from:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-12876927

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Anna Chapman was born on February 23rd, 1982 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anna_Chapman

February 23rd, 1982

2 + 23 +1+9+8+2 = 45 = her life lesson = what she is here to learn = Mysteries.  Secrets.  Magnetic.  Sexual attraction.

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February 23rd, 1982

23 +1+9+8+2 = 43 = her “secret” number = Fun girl.  Entertaining.  Entertainer.  Having a good time.  Enjoying herself.  The life of the party.

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February 23rd, 1982

February 23rd

2 + 23 +2+0+1+1 = 29 = her personal year (from February 23rd, 2011 to February 22nd, 2012) = Skills.  Talents.  Cooperation.  Teamwork.  Expertise.  Consulting experts.

Three of Wands Tarot card

29 year + 3 (March) = 32 = her personal month (from March 23rd, 2011 to April 22nd, 2011) = Prosperity.  Blockbuster.  Mainstream.  Majority.  Consensus.  Bigger is better.

29 year + 10 (October) = 39 = her personal month (from October 23rd, 2011 to November 22nd, 2011) = Charming.  Romance.  Compliments.

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February 23rd, 1982

February 23rd

2 + 23 +2+0+1+2 = 30 = her personal year (from February 23rd, 2012 to February 22nd, 2013) = Clothing.  Wardrobe.  Attire.  Fashion sense.  Sense of style.  Having a lot to be thankful for.

 

30 year + 11 (November) = 41 = her personal month (from November 23rd, 2012 to December 22nd, 2012) = Lingerie.  Intimate details.  Getting to know Anna.  Warming up to Anna.

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using the number/letter grid:

 
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

 

Anna Chapman

1551 3817415             41

 

her path of destiny = 41 = Lingerie.  Intimate details.  Getting to know Anna.  Warming up to Anna.

[So between November 23rd, 2012 and December 22nd, 2012 expect Anna to be modeling lingerie (or perhaps coming out with her own line of lingerie)].

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8:23 PM EDT             Tueday June 19, 2012

Reports conflicted Wednesday over whether the 84-year-old former president of Egypt, Hosni Mubarak, was clinically dead.

The state-run Middle East News Agency, citing medical sources, said he was declared clinically dead shortly after arriving late Tuesday at a military hospital in Cairo, where he had been taken after suffering a stroke and cardiac arrest earlier in the day.

But Gen. Mamdouh Shaheen, a member of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, told CNN, “He is not clinically dead as reported, but his health is deteriorating and he is in critical condition.”

Mubarak was taken by helicopter to the military hospital in the Maadi suburb of Cairo, Shaheen said. “He had a heart attack and his heart stopped and he was saved by electric shocks, then placed on respirator,” he said. “His pulse is 40. He then got a brain clot. He is NOT clinically dead as reported but his health is deteriorating and he is in critical condition.”

And Mubarak’s lawyer, Fareed El Deeb, told CNN, “He has been in a coma for hours now. He has had water on the lungs for 10 days now and his blood pressure is down today, which obstructed his breathing and forced doctors to put him on a respirator. He was given medicine intravenously to relieve the brain clot, and electric shocks were used to revive him but there was no substantial response. He is not dead as reported.”

El Deeb added that Mubarak’s wife, Suzanne, was at his side. He blamed SCAF for not having moved Mubarak last week from the prison to the hospital.

Adel Saeed, the official spokesman of the Egyptian prosecutor, had said earlier, “We were informed by prison authority that Mubarak’s heart has stopped and they used electric shocks and CPR to resurrect him. He is now on an artificial respirator and doctors from the armed forces and International Medical Center will inspect him.”

Nile TV reported that Mubarak had suffered a stroke.

He was taken from Tora prison hospital to Maadi military hospital, El Deeb told CNN. “He has suffered a stroke, but he is not dead.”

The prosecutor and the military council denied Mubarak had been moved.

His health had been reported in decline since he was ousted as president of Egypt in February 2011 and found guilty of charges related to the killings of hundreds of anti-government demonstrators during the revolution.

Last week, an Interior Ministry spokesman said he was comatose; the spokesman said he suffered from high blood pressure, irregular heartbeats and difficulty breathing.

“We should be skeptical,” said Fouad Ajami, a senior fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution.

“There’s a great Arab expression I like and it asks the following question: When you’re told that someone is dead, you say, ‘Is he dead and buried, or just dead?’ I think we are in the middle of this kind of situation.”

“Clinically dead is not a phrase that is commonly used, but when it is used, what it usually means is that someone is brain dead,” said CNN Senior Medical Correspondent Elizabeth Cohen. “In the United States, we would call this person dead because they have no brain activity.”

Meanwhile, crowds jammed Tahrir Square once again on Wednesday. But their focus this time was not on Mubarak. Instead, it was on the power grab by the Egyptian military, which last week issued a constitutional decree that stripped the position of president of much of its power after a top court dissolved the parliament. Those moves were followed by the nation’s first presidential election, which pitted Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohammed Morsi against Mubarak’s former prime minister, Ahmed Safik. Final results have not been announced.

“It’s a media stunt to divert attention from the constitutional decree,” said Taha Shaker, a demonstrator in the square. “If he’s really dead, it won’t make a difference. We’ve started a sit-in and won’t leave unless the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces leaves unconditionally.”

“I’ve come from far away. I’m not leaving until Morsi swears the oath in front of the legitimately elected parliament,” said demonstrator Sayed Ahmed. “I don’t care about Mubarak. These are games played by the intelligence services.”

“If he’s really dead, its God’s will,” said Nasser Shaaban, another demonstrator. “I would hope he lives to see the new president.”

Outside Maadi Military Hospital, shortly before midnight Tuesday, there was no additional security. Instead, there were a few policemen outside the main gate and two military police inside the gate. Across the street perhaps a half-dozen journalists sat on the curb smoking cigarettes.

from:  http://www.cnn.com/2012/06/19/world/meast/egypt-mubarak/index.html

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Hosni Mubarak was born on May 4th, 1928 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hosni_Mubarak

May 4th, 1928

5 + 4 +1+9+2+8 = 29 = his life lesson = what he is here to learn = Competency.

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May 4th, 1928

May 4th

5 + 4 +2+0+1+2 = 14 = his personal year (from May 4th, 2012 to May 3rd, 2013) = Intolerance.  Immoderate.

Temperance Tarot card

14 year + 6 (June) = 20 = his personal month (from June 4th, 2012 to July 3rd, 2012) = Judge for yourself.  The afterlife.

20 month + 19 (19th of the month on Tuesday June 19th, 2102) = 39 = his personal day = Half-truths.

Knight of Cups Tarot card

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Francois Hollande (L), Socialist Party candidate for the 2012 French presidential election, and his companion Valerie Trierweiler sit in a car as they leave a polling station in Tulle during the second round of the 2012 French presidential election May 6, 2012. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

Sun May 6, 2012          2:25pm EDT

Socialist candidate Francois Hollande won France’s presidential election runoff on Sunday, beating President Nicolas Sarkozy by a clear margin, according to projections by pollsters.

Polling institutes predicted Hollande would win between 51.8 and 52.0 percent of the vote versus Sarkozy’s tally of between 48.0 and 48.2 percent.

Hollande, who had led conservative incumbent Sarkozy in polls for months, would become France’s first Socialist president since Francois Mitterrand left office in 1995.

from:  http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/05/06/us-france-election-projections-idUSBRE8450AR20120506

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François Hollande was born on August 12th, 1954 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francois_Hollande

August 12th, 1954

8 + 12 +1+9+5+4 = 39 = his life lesson = Charming.  Keep your promises.

Knight of Cups Tarot card

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August 12th, 1954

August 12th

8 + 12 +2+0+1+1 = 24 = his personal year (from August 12th, 2011 to August 11th, 2012) = Dominating.  Taking charge.  In charge.

The Queen of Wands Tarot card

24 year + 4 (April) = 28 = his personal month (from April 12th, 2012 to May 11th, 2012) = Bold.  Daring.  Unstoppable.

Two of Wands Tarot card

28 month + 6 (6th of the month on Sunday May 6th, 2012) = 34 = his personal day = Getting people all fired up.  Generating a buzz.  Things happen really quickly.

Eight of Wands Tarot card

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2:37 PM EST         Thursday December 15, 2011

What if Ron Paul rocked the political establishment, silenced the naysayers and spoiled the party for Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney by winning the Iowa caucuses?

“I think I have a good chance,” the Republican presidential candidate told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer on “The Situation Room” on Wednesday.

“I’m not saying that I’m not… working on a daily basis, you know, I’m assuming I’m going to win this thing,” Paul said. “I’m assuming we’re going to do very, very well and have a much better showing than anybody has given us credit for the past year.”

In that past year, many political observers did not give Paul much credit. Back then, Romney appeared near invincible, Michele Bachmann basked in the glow of a key Iowa straw poll win, Gingrich’s campaign was left for dead, and many conservatives hailed Rick Perry as a sort of political messiah.

All that has changed.

Several polls show Gingrich ahead, with Romney and Paul battling — or tying — for second place in Iowa. Yet given uncertainty over the depth of support for Gingrich and Romney, there is a very real chance for an Iowa caucus win from the unconventional Paul, an 11-term Texas congressman who’s running as a change agent. He’s a tea party favorite who has run for president twice before, and a man whose libertarian leanings urge pulling all U.S. troops from foreign deployment and deep and controversial spending cuts. He believes so much in scaling back government involvement in peoples’ lives that he says if people choose not buy health care insurance — or even drink raw milk — they should be able to and suffer the consequences of their own actions, come what may.

Paul’s supporters wonder if he could win a general election, and the candidate himself doubts his stamina in what could be a long GOP primary fight.

But what would a Paul caucus win mean for Gingrich and Romney?

For one, it would give the Texas congressman momentum heading into New Hampshire and other early contests and reshuffle the deck of frontrunners. But would it validate Paul’s unique brand of conservatism that urges an end to the IRS and the Federal Reserve but also bucks GOP national security and foreign policy orthodoxy? Would it confirm that Republicans are deeply undecided over whom to support? Or would a Paul win simply mean that Paul is better organized?

“One thing we know about Republicans this year: They are disenchanted with their entire field of candidates,” said Republican strategist and CNN contributor Alex Castellanos. “If Republicans are so dispirited that turnout is low, Ron Paul could win. You know his voters will wade through snow, sleet and mind-numbing political rhetoric to get to the polls.”

Paul: Leaders treat budget like a game

Ron Paul: I’m no isolationist

Though Castellanos believes it’s more likely Paul will finish second to Gingrich, he still conceded, “Iowa could be anybody’s race.”

GOP political analyst Rich Galen gives Paul a better shot.

“If Paul wins Iowa — which is possible, trending toward probable — then both Gingrich and Romney get a pass heading into New Hampshire,” Galen said. “Paul’s support is about three yards wide and a thousand feet deep. He has worked Iowa hard and his anti-Newt ads … are having an effect.”

Yet Galen also added: “If Paul wins, then whoever comes in second — assuming its Gingrich or Romney — will ‘win’ having beaten the other. So, whoever comes in third under this scenario is the loser.”

If Paul does manage to pull off an upset, credit a decent campaign war chest, hard-hitting ads against his rivals, and an impressive campaign organization in the Hawkeye state.

When CNN asked Drew Ivers, Paul’s Iowa state chairman, to compare the Paul operation to rival camps in the state, Ivers was boastful.

“I would say we’re probably a little bit better organized,” he said. “And the fact that we ran four years ago, that’s been a plus. He’s not an unknown entity.”

Other than Romney, Paul is the only candidate among the crop of GOP White House hopefuls who ran for president in 2008. But unlike Romney and Gingrich, Paul has long had offices and a ground game in Iowa.

“We’re in better shape than we were four years ago, as well,” Ivers said, citing caucus readiness for Paul in most of Iowa’s 1,784 precincts.

And Ivers also weighed in on the impact of Paul’s ranking in the caucus outcome.

“If we could come in with a good, solid third-place showing, that would potentially leave Gingrich and Romney in their current struggle: back and forth,” Ivers said. “But if we come in ahead of either one, I think it’s going to be more detrimental to them than us. Simply because they’re perceived as the establishment, you know, the front-runners.

“For Ron Paul to come in and beat either one of them, that sort of shakes the establishment. It’s going to shake people up. [Many people will say,] ‘Wait a minute. This is not supposed to happen. A humble congressman from Texas isn’t supposed to beat the brilliant speaker of the House… or he’s not supposed to beat the governor of Massachusetts. And so that will be a dramatic showing.”

from:  http://www.cnn.com/2011/12/15/politics/ron-paul-iowa/index.html?npt=NP1

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Ron Paul was born on August 20th, 1935 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ron_paul

August 20th, 1935

August 20th

8 + 20 +2+0+1+1 = 32 = his personal year (from August 20th, 2011 to August 19th, 2012) = His issue is can he win the mainstream American vote.

32 year + 11 (November) = 43 = his personal month (from November 20th, 2011 to December 19th, 2011) = Having fun.  Fun times.  Celebrating.  Congratulations.

43 month + 15 (15th of the month on Thursday December 15th, 2011) = 58 = his personal day = Sick and tired of politics as usual.

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December 12, 2011

Amid a crescendo of complaints from Russians fed up with the country’s tightly controlled political system, two prominent figures — a billionaire industrialist and the recently ousted finance minister — sought to fill a void in the opposition leadership on Monday.

The billionaire, Mikhail D. Prokhorov, who owns shares in a major gold mining company and an array of other ventures in Russia as well as the New Jersey Nets basketball franchise in the United States, said he would run for president, challenging Prime Minister Vladimir V. Putin.

“I made a decision, probably the most serious decision in my life: I am going to the presidential election,” Mr. Prohkorov said at a news conference. He has barely appeared in public since mid-September, when he was removed as the head of a pro-business party, Just Cause, after clashing with Kremlin political strategists.

“You may remember, the Kremlin removed me and my allies from Just Cause, and we were not allowed to do what we wanted,” he said. “It is not in my nature to stop halfway. So for the last two and a half months we sat and worked, very calmly and quietly, and we created all the infrastructure to collect two million signatures,” the number needed to get on the ballot as an independent candidate.

Meanwhile, the former finance minister, Aleksei L. Kudrin, said he would form a new political party to push for liberal reforms. Like Mr. Prokhorov, Mr. Kudrin was expelled from the Kremlin’s inner circle this fall, after disagreeing publicly with Mr. Putin’s decision to trade jobs with President Dmitri A. Medvedev.

Mr. Kudrin told the business newspaper Vedomosti that the governing party, United Russia, had not delivered on its promises to protect business, fight corruption and reform the court system, and would be hard-pressed to respond to the complaints emerging from society.

“While they are gathering their thoughts, they are losing time, which is very valuable right now,” he said. “In parallel, there will arise a new liberal party, which will talk about these problems. This party will include people with experience, people from business. The political picture will begin to gradually change.” He said he was “absolutely certain” that the party would be created, though he offered no details.

Their return to the political arena Monday posed the latest in a series of challenges in recent days to the political status quo after years of stasis.

Mr. Prokhorov said the events of the last week, including a huge rally on Saturday that drew tens of thousands of people in protest of parliamentary election results, have left the governing powers no choice but to loosen their grip.

“I think that our society is waking up, and that part of the government which is not capable of establishing a dialogue with society, those authorities will have to go,” he said. “The world is undergoing serious changes, a new kind of person has arisen as the result of the internet, and communication between the authorities and society will have a more honest character.”

Many changes seem likely to flow from Dec. 4 parliamentary elections, which were condemned as fraudulent by international and local monitors, and protested by a vehement swath of middle-class Russians.

United Russia, which is led by Mr. Putin, finished first in the elections, with a shade under 50 percent of the vote, but still lost 77 seats.

Critics say those losses would have been far steeper were it not for voting irregularities, including structural impediments that make it difficult for opposition parties to compete — like the use of official government resources on behalf of United Russia — and also outright fraud like ballot-box stuffing.

At least one nationwide exit poll suggested that United Russia most likely won only about 43 percent of the vote, or more than 6 percent less than the official tally.

Complaints began mounting during the campaign, when digitally-connected young citizens, taking matters into the own hands, circulated videos showing local and regional authorities threatening or cajoling their subordinates to get out the vote for United Russia, the governing party, which is led by Mr. Putin.

Similar videos of malfeasance at polling stations, some taken using cellphones, were posted on the Internet.

The outcry culminated on Saturday, when upward of 40,000 protesters gathered near the Kremlin for a rally that was permitted by city authorities. A huge deployment of riot police and heavy equipment stood by as the crowd chanted slogans against Mr. Putin and denounced the election results as invalid. Some speakers demanded that the elections be annulled and a new vote scheduled.

Mr. Medvedev has ordered inquiries into alleged fraud but there is widespread skepticism that such an investigation would alter the outcome. And on Monday, Mr. Putin’s spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, said as much, telling Agence France-Presse, “even if you take into account the so-called evidence” of fraud, “this accounts for just over 0.5 percent of all the votes.”

The wave of dissent has included complaints from the three minority parties represented in the Parliament, all of which picked up additional seats in the balloting. But the parties have been at odds over how to respond, and in some cases there has been internal dissent within their own ranks.

At least one member of Parliament, Gennadi Gudkov, of Just Russia, a liberal socialist party, has urged that his group reach an agreement with the Communist Party, which finished second in the balloting, and the nationalist Liberal Democratic Party, which finished fourth, to refuse their seats in the new Parliament and force a new vote.

The Communist Party has declared the election results “illegitimate both from the moral and political points of view” and said that they showed a “heavy defeat of the ruling regime.” The party has also called for the ouster of Russia’s top elections official, Vladimir Churov, who is a strong supporter of Mr. Putin.

But so far the Communists have said they will not decline their seats unless United Russia first gives up theirs. Meanwhile, the nationalists have distanced themselves from the other opposition parties, even declining to attend Saturday’s big rally, which they said was instigated by foreign agents.

Even the leader of Just Russia, Sergei Mironov, who is also running for president, said he opposed declining the parliamentary seats out of concern that under Russian election law they would simply be awarded to United Russia, which fielded enough candidates to fill all 450 seats in the Duma, the lower house.

Other opposition organizers have argued against tossing out the election results in favor of forcing a recount in districts where there was evidence of fraud, which they said would most likely result in United Russia losing more seats, perhaps enough for it to fall short of the simple majority needed to pass legislation.

It was into this swirl of dissenting voices and lack of coherent leadership that the announcements came on Monday from Mr. Kudrin and Mr. Prokhorov.

For Mr. Prokhorov, whose business interests include a stake in the Atlantic Yardsdevelopment in downtown Brooklyn, his leap into presidential politics could be risky. He is the first wealthy businessman to pursue a political goal in Russia against the governing authorities since the 2003 arrest of Mikhail B. Khodorkovsky, the former chairman of the Yukos Oil Company, who was jailed after he began financing an opposition party. He remains in prison.

The Kremlin is clearly considering blessing a liberal party, after the backlash that has emerged in recent days.

In an interview posted Tuesday on the Web site of Ekho Moskvy radio station, Kremlin strategist Vladislav Y. Surkov said he supported the creation of “a mass liberal party or, more precisely, a party for the annoyed urban communities,” and that in order for Russia’s political system to survive, it needed to open up to “new players.”

from:  http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/13/world/europe/billionaire-to-oppose-putin-in-russian-presidential-election.html

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Mikhail Prokhorov was born on May 3rd, 1965 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mikhail_Prokhorov

May 3rd, 1965

May 3rd

5 + 3 +2+0+1+1 = 12 = his personal year (from May 3rd, 2011 to May 2nd, 2012) = Different.  Having faith.  Wait and see.  Reversals.

12 year + 12 (December) = 24 = his personal month (from December 3rd, 2011 to January 2nd, 2012) = Russia.  Taking charge.

24 month + 12 (12th of the month on Monday December  12th, 2011) = 36 = his personal day = Having his work cut out for him.  Herculean task.

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The 2012 Russian presidential elections are to be held on Sunday March 4th, 2012 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russian_presidential_election,_2012

Sunday March 4th, 2012

May 3rd, 1965

May 3rd

5 + 3 +2+0+1+1 = 12 = his personal year (from May 3rd, 2011 to May 2nd, 2012) = Different.  Having faith.  Wait and see.  Reversals.

12 year + 3 (March) = 15 = his personal month (from March 3rd, 2012 to April 2nd, 2012) = Taxes.  Spending.

15 month + 4 (4th of the month on Sunday March 4th, 2012) = 19 = his personal day = Proud of his hard earned success.  Sunshine is the best disinfectant.

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Aleksei Kudrin was born on October 12th, 1960 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aleksey_Kudrin

October 12th, 1960

October 12th

10 + 12 +2+0+1+1 = 26 = his personal year (from October 12th, 2011 to October 11th, 2012) = Popular.  Speeches.  Television.  In the news.  Making headlines.

26 year + 12 (December) = 38 = his personal month (from December 12th, 2011 to January 11th, 2012) = I care.  Take care of yourself.

38 month + 12 (12th of the month on Monday December 12th, 2011) = 50 = his personal day = Society.  Population.  Everybody.

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The 2012 Russian presidential elections are to be held on Sunday March 4th, 2012 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russian_presidential_election,_2012

Sunday March 4th, 2012

October 12th, 1960

October 12th

10 + 12 +2+0+1+1 = 26 = his personal year (from October 12th, 2011 to October 11th, 2012) = Popular.  Speeches.  Television.  In the news.  Making headlines.

26 year + 2 (February) = 28 = his personal month (from February 12th, 2012 to March 11th, 2012) = Bold.  Daring.

28 month + 4 (4th of the month on Sunday March 4th, 2012) = 32 = his personal day = Freedom.  Liberty.  Democracy.  Mainstream.  Victory.

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The 2012 Russian presidential elections are to be held on Sunday March 4th, 2012 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russian_presidential_election,_2012

Vladimir Putin was born on October 7th, 1952 at 9:30 a.m. in St. Petersburg, Russia according to http://www.astro.com/astro-databank/Putin,_Vladimir

October 7th, 1952

October 7th

10 + 7 +2+0+1+1 = 21 = his personal year (from October 7th, 2011 to October 6th, 2012) = On the world stage.  For all the world to see.  Seeing the big picture.

21 year + 2 (February) = 23 = his personal month (from February 7th, 2012 to March 6th, 2012) = Leadership.  Taking action.

23 month + 4 (4th of the month on Sunday March 4th, 2012) = 27 = his personal day = First.  Uncharacteristic.  Acting out of character.

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Emma Sullivan tweets on her decision not to apologize to the Kansas governor.

Emma Sullivan, the Kansas teenager whose tweet about Gov. Sam Brownback has turned the conservative Republican into a social media target, is standing by her refusal to apologize.

In an exchange of emails with the Los Angeles Times, Sullivan on Monday said she won’t comply with her principal’s demand that she write an apology to the governor by today. Telephone calls to the principal, the school district office and to the governor’s media staff were not returned.

The face-off between Sullivan, 18, a Shawnee Mission East senior, and Brownback, 55, a former senator and 2008 presidential aspirant, has become the stuff of a David versus Goliath showdown with a touch of “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington” -– at least as far as some liberal elements of the blogosphere are concerned.

Sullivan’s followers have increased from about five dozen to more than 7,400 in just days, a rate of growth that would be the envy of any celebrity. She out-pulls Brownback by a ratio of better than 2 to 1.

Sullivan has attracted a range of support from the liberal side of the blogosphere, which sees the battle as one for her free speech rights. That Brownback, who has been out front in his conservative positions including strongly opposing abortion rights, is on the other side is all the sweeter for liberals.

The incident began Nov. 21, when Sullivan attended a Youth in Government program at the state Capitol.

At the event, she tweeted: “Just made mean comments at gov brownback and told him he sucked, in person #heblowsalot.”

In reality, she made no such comment. But in the brave new world of instantaneous electronic communication, that doesn’t matter. The tweet itself was reality enough for Brownback’s staff, which — like most political protectors — routinely monitors the social media whirl.

Staffers contacted the youth program. Word eventually went downhill, and Sullivan was called to the principal’s office.

There, principal Karl R. Krawitz reportedly ordered her to send Brownback a letter of apology and even, Sullivan said to the Associated Press, suggested talking points for the note she was to hand in Monday.

“I’ve decided not to write the letter but I hope this opens the door for average citizens to voice their opinion & to be heard!” Sullivan tweeted.

from:  http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/nationnow/2011/11/teen-tweeter-gives-kansas-governor-political-headache.html

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using the number/letter grid:
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

 

Emma Sullivan

5441 13339415       43

 

her path of destiny = 43 = Friends.  Friendship.  Congratulations.  Enjoyment.  Fun times.

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

 

Emma Sullivan

5        1  3  15

 

her primary challenge (ES) and what she must do/has to do (EA) both = 51 = Government.  Governor.  Elected officials.  Elections.  Voting.

the most important thing she can do = EL = 53 = Debates.  Principles.  Passionate about her beliefs.

how she obtains her heart’s desire = EN = 55 = Insight.  Clarity.  Seeing things as they truly are.  Having a way with words.

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Sam Brownback was born on September 12th, 1956 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sam_Brownback and http://www.astro.com/astro-databank/Brownback%2C_Sam

September 12th, 1956

September 12th

9 + 12 +2+0+1+1 = 25 = his personal year (from September 12th, 2011 to September 11th, 2012) = Activists.  Movements.  People rooting for the underdog.

25 year + 11 (November) = 36 = his personal month (from November 12th, 2011 to December 11th, 2011) = Overreaching.  Throwing his weight around.

36 month + 27 (27th of the month on Sunday November 27th, 2011) = 63 = his personal day = Anguish.

36 month + 28 (28th of the month on Monday November 28th, 2011) = 64 = his personal day = Darkest hour.  A karmic drama that just needs to be played out to its conclusion.

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