Pope Francis will clean the Vatican like San Francesco


(by pio dal cin)March 15th 2013 00:18 a.m (Rome Time GMT+1) As Pope Francesco begins His Papacy with a visit to the Church of  Santa Maria Maggiore in Rome to pay respect to Mary Mother of Jesus. known to the people of Rome as

Maria Salus Populi Romani.


 
Pope Francesco boarded a simple car instead of the Official Vatican Car and with a simple bouquet of flowers in His hand went to the Church to pray silently for about ten minutes in front of the Altar.
 
His simple ways highlited here by The New York Times appeared immediate as He choose his papal name as Francesco as the Greatest Saint in the History of the Church.

Even the +Dalai Lama  made a +Google+  post to acknowledge that He knows and Loves Saint Francis of Assisi for His discipline,simple ways, and Love for All Creatures.

Being the first Pope ever to choose  such a Great Name puts Him on a very important spot. Not easy to manage.

The need for a simple Man that can embrace the Original Message of Jesus through the New Testament withnessed in person by Saint Francis of Assisi was strongly needed in a corrupted and evil world that hasn’t spared even the Vatican in the past decade.

1)Vatican Leaks
2)Pedophile Scandals in the Catholic Church
3)The IOR Vatican Bank Scandals
4)Vatican richness

He has a though job ahead of Him, but His simple ways (He greeted the crowd in St.Peter with a “Fratelli e Sorelle Buonasera”) have already conquered the world. He asked the people who gathered in the Square to Bless Him, before He would Bless them.
How many Wolves will this Pope with Italian Origins will have to encounter inside the Vatican, like

Saint Francis with the Gubbio’s Wolf (see video here)

New Pope O’Malley Cardinal with “what it takes” (a plea to the Holy Spirit)


(by pio dal cin) Saturday March 9th 2013 7:00 Rome Time.
With the Conclave Extra Hommnes  from the Latin word “cum clavem” (with key) that comes from what happened in 1270 when the people of Viterbo locked the cardinals in the City’s Palace until they reached the election of Gregory X

The process to elect the new Head of the Catholic Church will begin on Tuesday March 12th. 
As I stated in a previous post( A fool’s prediction),  trying to make a prediction is like to be able to guess the lottery numbers. Anyone can be right or wrong.


I was brought up a Christian Catholic in a very strict way. My name comes from Padre Pio da Petrelcina whom my dad met many times when he was a “small friar” battered by the Church and confined without the permission to Celebrate the Mass as he was becoming popular among the crowds for His “miracles”.

                      (Mons. Albino Luciani-Pope John Paul the I with my father) I met two Popes personally in my life: Pope John Paul

the I and Pope John Paul the II. (foto copyright pio dal cin 2013)



During my travelling around the World, as a photojournalist I came in touch and I studied 
Islam, Ebraism, Buddhism and the Religion of the Native Americans, out of my curiosity of understanding where, if there is one, lies the Truth.

I must admit that I wasn’t thrilled about Pope Benedict VXI; not much for His great personality and profound culture, but for the fact that he “sported” those huge golden crosses on His neck and the “fisherman ring” was big enough to buy a couple of apartments.

I kept repeating to myself that “This cannot be Sacred..” Isn’t the Church supposed to support the poverty as one of the three wows?”

Native Americans have a saying “If it is Sacred it must be Free..” I like this. But how many controversial, not free items are there in the Catholic Church today? Why is the Legacy of Saint Peter obliterated by scandals of the Vatican’s funds of million of Euros? 

I learned that the IOR (the Vatican Bank)is the most powerful bank in the whole world.


This should change, in my humble opininion. Saint Francis of Assisi was called by Jesus
to “Repair the Church”“Vai Francesco, ripara la mia Chiesa” and was cited here by Benedict VXI.

Times are very hard and the sex scandals, Vatican Leaks and not so transparent transactions of the Church are “rocking the Boat” like never before. 

Given my statement that “You have to be a Fool to make a prediction of choosing a Pope”, I will have another approach and “write a letter of plead to the Holy Spirit“, asking to pick the only one I saw that fits the description of Saint Francis of Assisi: Cardinal Sean O’Malley (read His blog)

LETTER TO THE HOLY SPIRIT: I will start with this Song to the Holy Spirit, that is sung by the Cardinals upon entering the Conclave, to ask for Divine Inspiration.






Dear Holy Spirit,

I am just a grain of sand in the Universe. I understand nothing about the Laws and the Forces that balance the Great Space.

Many Humans call upon Your Force and Greatness. Some call You Great Spirit, other call You Holy Spirit, other do not even believe in You.

During these days the Catholic Church is called to elect the Captain of the Ship.  

It is been very hard for me in these past years to believe that Your Holy Presence is among those walls, given all the scandals that we heard about.

It is very hard to boftenelieve that the Spirit of Jesus and of Saint Peter, and Saint Francis of Assisi is behind the gold and richness ofnen shown by those who are called to be Your servants, while there are million of people who suffer in the World.

So here is my humble plea: If You are really among those walls, Shed  a Great LIght upon those who are called to elect the new Pope so that His ways will be as Jesus requested of
simplicity and trasparency. a real Sheperd that can show the World that Jesus is still among us human beings in the way HE  taught us.

My pick is Sean O’ Malley

(I know that You don’t need suggestions but at least I casted my vote)

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Search Engine List (Did you know there were more than two hundred?)


Type
Search Engine Description
All-Purpose
Search
Engines
Google Google – The world’s most popular search engine.
Yahoo! Search Yahoo! Search: The 2nd largest search engine on the web (as defined by a September 2007 Nielsen Netratings report.
AltaVista AltaVista: Launched in 1995, built by researchers at Digital Equipment Corporation’s Western Research Laboratory. From 1996 powered Yahoo! Search, since 2003 – Yahoo technology powers AltaVista.
Excite Excite: Now an Internet portal, was once one of the most recognized brands on the Internet. One of the famous 90’s dotcoms.
Go.com Go.com: The Walt Disney Group’s search engine is now also an entire portal. Family-friendly!
HotBot HotBot was one of the early Internet search engines (since 1996) launched by Wired Magazine. Now, just a front end for Ask.com and MSN.
AllTheWeb AllTheWeb: Search tool owned by Yahoo and using its database, but presenting results differently.
Galaxy Galaxy: More of a directory than a search engine. Launched in 1994, Galaxy was the first searchable Internet directory. Part of the Einet division at the MCC Research Consortium at the University of Texas, Austin
AOL Search search.aol: Now powered by Google. It is now official.
Live Search Live Search (formerly Windows Live Search and MSN Search) Microsoft’s web search engine, designed to compete with Google and Yahoo!. Included as part of the Internet Explorer web browser.
Lycos Lycos: Initial focus was broadband entertainment content, still a top 5 Internet portal and the 13th largest online property according to Media Metrix.
Gigablast GigaBlast was developed by an ex-programmer from Infoseek. Gigablast supports nested boolean search logic using parenthesis and infix notation. A unique search engine, it indexes over 10 billion web pages.
Alexa Internet Alexa Internet: A subsidiary of Amazon known more for providing website traffic information. Search was provided by Google, then Live Search, now in-house applicaitons run their own search.
Accounting
IFAC.com: For resources and information on Ifrs and Accounting.
Bit Torrent
btjunkie Btjunkie: An advanced BitTorrent search engine. It uses a web crawler (similar to Google) to search for torrent files from other torrent sites and store them in its database. It has over 1,800,000 active torrents.
Demonoid.com Demonoid: A BitTorrent tracker set up by a person known only as Deimos. The website indexed torrents uploaded by its members. Taken offline after legal threats to its Hosting Company by CRIA.
FlixFlux FlixFlux: From its website, “The ultimate torrent site for films, combining bittorrent search results with film information, making it easy to find new film releases.”
isoHunt isoHunt, a comprehensive BitTorrent search engine, P2P file search and community. Over 930,000 torrents in its database and 16 million peers from indexed torrents. Avg: 40 million searches per month.
MiniNova Mininova: Successor to Suprnova.org – a search engine and directory of torrent files. Anonymous uploads, no IP address logging of users, no porn. over 550,000 torrents in the database, over 4 Billion downloads.
The Pirate Bay The Pirate Bay (aka “TPB”): Based in Sweden where torrent trackers are not illegal. No content is filtered or removed as long as it is clearly labeled.
TorrentSpy TorrentSpy: Tracks externally hosted torrent files and provides a forum to comment on them. Integrates Digg-like user-driven content site ShoutWire’s feed into its front page.
Torrentz Search Engine Torrentz: Tracks nearly 7 million torrents in a searchable portal.
Blog
Amatomu Amatomu: The South African Blogosphere, sorted. Amatomu searches blogs with a distinct focus on South Africa.
Bloglines Bloglines is a web-based news aggregator for reading syndicated feeds using the RSS and Atom formats. Sold to Ask.com in 2005.
Blogperfect: Google Powered Blog Search
Blogscope BlogScope: Search & analysis tool for the blogosphere being developed as part of a research project at the University of Toronto. Itcurrently tracks over 23.5 million blogs with 275.6million posts.
icerocket IceRocket: An Internet search engine for searching blogs.
Sphere Sphere connects your current articles to contextually relevant content from your archives as well as from Blog Posts, Media Articles, Video, Photos, and Ads from across the Web.
Technorati
Technorati catalogs over 112 million weblogs. Known as a kind of gauge for blog popularity as epitomized by its byline of “What’s percolating in blogs now”. A supporter and contributor to open source software.
Business
AliBaba Alibaba.com – Claims to be the world’s largest database of suppliers. Based in China, it is a marketplace of export and import, offers search, company directory, catalog, trade leads and more.
Bankers' Almanac Bankersalmanac.com provides intelligent reference data solutions to the banking industry for payments, due diligence, risk assessment and financial research.
Business.com business.com: contains more than 400,000 listings within about 65,000 categories. Search results are preceded by four types of paid links.
Hoovers Hoovers: A Dun & Bradstreet Company, maintains a databas of over 23 million companies. Some information is provided free, other information is available to paid subscribers. Good for company stock information.
Kompass Kompass: 2.3M companies in 70 countries referenced by 57.000 product & service keywords 860.000 trade names and 4.6M executive names. A guide for worldwide sourcing.
Lexis Nexis Lexis Nexis: LexisNexis claims to be the “world’s largest collection of public records, unpublished opinions, forms, legal, news, and business information”. Searchable archive of newspapers, public records & more.
ThomasNet - Powered by the Thomas Register ThomasNet: Powered by the Thomas Register of American Manufacturers (The Big Green Books published since 1898). Catalogs over 650,000 American companies in 67,000 categories.
Email
Nicado Nicado: Free to register, Search email addresses. The Nicado search engine allows registered users to search the Nicado database using an email address or telephone number.
TEK TEK search engine is an email-based search engine developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The search engine enables users to search the Web using only email. It is intended to be used by people with low internet connectivity.
Enterprise
AskMeNow AskMeNow: S3 – Semantic Search Solution for mobile telephones. AskMeNow offers a consumer mobile search utilizing proprietary technology & natural language based interaction.
Autonomy Autonomy: IDOL Server (Intelligent Data Operating Layer), K2 Enterprise (Formerly Verity), Ultraseek
Dieselpoint Dieselpoint: Search & Navigation. Dieselpoint provides advanced full-text search with data navigation capability. It gives users highly relevant results not possible with either traditional search engines or SQL databases.
dt Search dtSearch Engine (SDK), dtSearch Web. dtSearch provides simple to use but very powerful tools which create and maintain full text indexes of documents and data. Terabytes of text can be searched.
Endeca Endeca’s search and information access solutions help enterprises find, analyze, and understand information. This is the Guided Navigation experience.
Exalead Exalead: exalead one: Enterprise. Exalead – Internet search engine, image search engine, video search engine … WebImagesWikipediaVideoMore » · Advanced search. 8 billion pages indexed to date.
Expert System Sp. A. Expert System Sp. A. (Cogito) is a pioneer in developing semantic technologies to understand and manage unstructured information. Expert System’s semantic approach enables rapid classification of information.
Fast Search & Transfer Fast Search & Transfer: Enterprise Search Platform (ESP), RetrievalWare (formerly Convera)
Funnelback Funnelback is an Internet and Enterprise search engine company offering a suite of search solutions, hosted solution for the web and a fully customisable enterprise solution for searching behind the firewall.
Google Search Applicance Google Search Appliance: Make it as easy for employees to find information inside your organization as it is to find information on google.com. Deploy a Google Search Appliance.
Microsoft Office SharePoint Microsoft’s SharePoint Search Services: Microsoft Search Server (MSS) is an enterprise search platform from Microsoft, based on MS Office SharePoint Server. MSS shares its architecture with Windows Search.
Northern Ligh SearchNorthern Light Northern Light Search: Search articles from over 800 online news feeds and over 1,000 industry authority blogs.
Opent Text / Hummingbird Open Text (Hummingbird): Enterprise Content Management (ECM) software solutions supporting +/- 20 million seats across 13,000 deployments in 114 countries and 12 languages worldwide.
Oracle Secure Enterprise Search 10g Oracle Secure Enterprise Search 10g, a standalone product from Oracle, enables a secure, high quality, easy-to-use search across all enterprise information assets.
SAP Trex SAP NetWeaver Search and Classification (TREX) finds information in both structured and unstructured data. TREX provides SAP applications with services for searching and classifying large collections of documents.
SAIC Teratext TeraText Suite: Most data resides in semi-structured, primarily textual documents, not in structured, organizational repositories. Teratext is designed for text-rich data repositories.
Vivisimo Vivisimo Clustering Engine developed by scientists based upon a mathematical algorithm and deep linguistic knowledge to find relationships between search terms and bring them to light. (Web search: Clusty)
ZyLAB Technologies ZyIMAGE Information Access Platform for government and corporates does capturing, archiving, searching, security, and context-specific content-management.
Forum
Omgili (Oh My God, I Love It!): Find out what people are saying. Personal experiences, solutions to problems, ideas and opinions.
Games
Cheatsearch - Find game cheats Cheatsearch.org: Finds Game Cheats from all over the web. Searches all of the most popular cheat sites and forums to find cheats for any game.
Genie Knows Genie Knows: A division of IT Interactive Services Inc., a Canadian vertical search engine company concentrating on niche markets: health search, video games search, and local business directory search.
Wazap Wazap is a vertical search engine, video game database and social networking site that distributes gaming news, rankings, cheats, downloads and reviews.
Human
Search
ChaCha ChaCha Search is a search engine that pays human “guides” to answer questions for users. This is a technique known as social searching.
Eurekster Eurekster is a New Zealand company, with an office located in San Francisco, California, that builds social search engines for use on websites, the search engines are called swickis (search+wicki).
Mahalo Mahalo.com is a web directory (or human search engine) – the project is in beta test. It differentiates itself from algorithmic search engines by tracking and building hand-crafted results for searches.
Rollyo Rollyo is a Yahoo!-powered search engine which allows users to register accounts and create search engines that only retrieve results from the websites and blogs they want to include in their search results.
Trexy Trexy: Search trails are the click pathways you create while searching and finding information on 4,000+ search engines. Record and share your “search trails”. Easier searching of the “deep web”.
Wink Wink: Wink People Search: Over 333,304,647 people on social networks and across the Web. Find people using name search, location, school, work, interests, and more.
International
Accoona
Accoona: A search engine that uses artificial intelligence. In addition to traditional searches, it allows business profile searches, and its signature “SuperTarget” feature. Partnered with China Daily, a large Chinese portal.
Alleba Alleba: Philippines search engine and highly organized directory of Filipino websites.
Ansearch Ansearch: Australia/NZ/UK/US. Ansearch Ltd is involved in various online media activities, including the Ansearch.com.au search engine and the Soush online media network
Araby Araby: Middle East – Arabic language search engine owned by the Maktoob Group, which owns the world’s largest online Arab community; Maktoob.com. (Arabic only)
Baidu Baidu: China – The Google of China, Baidu is doing what no other Internet company has been able to do: clobbering Google and Yahoo in its home market.
Daum Daum: Korea – Daum is a popular web portal in South Korea which offers many Internet services including search, a popular free web-based e-mail, messaging service, forums, shopping and news.
Guruji Guruji.com: India – an Indian Internet search engine that is focused on providing better search results to Indian consumers, by leveraging proprietary algorithms and data in the Indian context.
Goo goo: Japan – an Internet search engine and web portal based in Japan, which crawls and indexes primarily Japanese language websites. goo is operated by the Japanese telecomm giant NTT.
Miner Miner.hu: Hungary – a vertical search engine for searching blogs, videos and other Hungarian content on the internet. Miner.hu indexes about 129.000 blogs.
Najdi.siNajdi.si Najdi.si: Slovenia – a Slovenian search engine and web portal created by Interseek. It’s the most visited website in Slovenia. It uses a technology created by Interseek written entirely in Java
Naver Naver: Korea – The undisputed number 1 search engine in Korea with over 16 million visitors and 1 billion page views per day.
Onet Onet: Poland – Polish language web portal and search.
Onkosh Onkosh: Middle East – Arabic language search.
Rambler Rambler: Russia -offers proprietary web search (Rambler Search), e-mail, rating and directory, media, ecommerce and other services to the Russian-speaking websurfer.
Rediff Rediff: India – India’s leading internet portal for news, mail, messenger, entertainment, business, mobile, ecommerce, shopping, auctions, search, sports and more.
Sapo SAPO: Portugal – Portuguese language search based in Portugal and focused on Portugal.
Search.CH Search.ch: Switzerland – a search engine and web portal for Switzerland. Founded in 1995 as a regional search engine, later many other services were added: phonebook, SMS service. Acquired by the Swiss Post.
Sesam Sesam: Norway, Sweden – Based in Norway and focused on Norway and Sweden.
Walla (in Hebrew) Walla!: Israel – Search the web in Hebrew with an Israel focus.
Yandex Yandex: Russia – Yandex (Russian: Я́ндекс) is a Russian search engine and one of the largest Russian Web portals. Yandex was launched in 1997.
Job
Bixee (India) Bixee (India): Comprehensive jobsearch for India.
Career Builder Career Builder: The career builder website.
Craig's List Craig’s List: is a centralized network of online communities, with free classified ads (with jobs, internships, housing, personals, services, community, gigs, resume, and pets categories) and forums.
CV Fox | Find resumes (CV's) from all over the World Wide Web CV Fox: A search engine that is designed to hunt down and retrieve resumes (CV’s) from all over the Internet. Free to use, has become a popular tool with professional recruiters.
Dice.com Dice.com is the #1 technology job board. For technology experts in areas such as Information Technology (IT), software, high tech, security, biotech, and more. Recently purchased eFinancialCareers.com.
Eluta.ca Eluta.ca (Canada) – High-paying jobs in Canada directly from employers’ websites. Seach new full-time jobs at 71000+ employers across Canada.
HotJobs Hot Jobs (Yahoo): Find a job, post your resume, research careers at featured companies, compare salaries and get career advice on Yahoo! HotJobs.
Incruit (Korea) Incruit (Korea): Incruit claims to be the first Korean match making site between job seekers and companies and claims the first Korean Internet résumé database (June 1. 1998).
Indeed.com Indeed.com: A job ‘meta-search’ that scours job boards, newspapers and multiple sources with one search interface.
Jobs.pl (Poland) Jobs.pl (Poland): Run by an American/Polish team of MBA’s, Poland’s leading job portal. Partially owned by European Media Group “Orkla Press” from Scandinavia.
JobsDB (Asia/Pacific) JobsDB (Asia/Pacific): An Asia/Pacific focused job and recruitment site with databases dedicated to each country in the Asia/Pacific region.
JobPilot JobPilot (Owned by Monster): A European job site now owned by Monster.com. Focused on European jobs with branches in a number of European countries.
JobServe Jobserve: UK based job search focused originally on IT Contracting work, but now covering multiple areas. Resume database, large number of job postings.
Monster.com Monster.com: The world’s largest resume database and online job search.
Naukri (India) Naukri.com (India): An India-focused job search engine.
Recruit.net Recruit.net: A job search engine that allows you to search jobs worldwide.
Simply Hired SimplyHired.com – Job search engine. Search over 5 million job listings and thousands of jobs sites to find a job you love.
StepStone StepStone (Europe): European online recruitment site based in Scandinavia with operations and subsidiaries througout Europe.
The Ladders TheLadders.com (USA) Job search for professional jobs in the most comprehensive source of $100K+ jobs on the internet.
Legal
Canadian Law List Canadian Law List: List of Canadian lawyers.
Lawyers.com Lawyers.com: Another LexisNexis company
FindLaw FindLaw: Search FindLaw’s database of 1,000,000 lawyers to find attorneys in your area. All Topics in FindLaw are geared for the Public, by Subject Area.
The Lawyers List The Lawyers’ List: Search for lawyers all across the United States.
Lexis Nexis LexisNexis: Provider of legal, government, business and high-tech information sources. By subscription only.
Martindale.com® Martindale.com and LexisNexis, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc.
QuicklawTM LexisNexis owned portal for searching for lawyers and things legal (Canada)
Maps
GeoPortail Géoportail: French Geographic portal. French language only.
Google Maps Google Maps: Provides directions, interactive maps, and satellite/aerial imagery of the United States as well as other countries. Can also search by keyword such as type of business.
Mapquest MapQuest (AOL) was founded in 1967 as Cartographic Services, a division of R.R. Donnelley & Sons & became an independent company in 1994. MapQuest was acquired in 2000 by America Online, Inc.
Via Michelin Michelin (Via Michelin): The European map specialists’ webpage includes standard map features with good European coverage.
LiveSearch Maps Windows Live Maps: Enter an address, click enter… be sure to check out “Bird’s Eye View”. You can see a close-up aerial view of nearly any US Address and many foreign ones. Amazing.
Yahoo Maps Yahoo Maps: Maps, directions, reverse-directions satellite view but no ‘bird’s-eye-view’.
Medical
Bioinformatic Harvester Bioinformatic Harvester: From the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, the Bioinformatic Harvester crawls and crosslinks dozens of bioinformatic sites and serves 10’s of thousands of pages daily.
Entrez (Pubmed) Entrez (Pubmed): The life sciences search engine.
EB-Eye Bioinformatics Search EB-Eye – EMBL-EBI’s (European Bioinformatics Institute): Open-source, high-performance, full-featured text search engine library written entirely in Java. Very fast access to the EBI’s data resources.
Genie Knows Genie Knows: A division of IT Interactive Services Inc., a Canadian vertical search engine company concentrating on niche markets: health search, video games search, and local business directory search.
GoPubMed GoPubMed: Knowledge-based: GO – GeneOntology – Searching sorted – Social network and folsonomy for sciences.
Healia Healia: The health search engine. From the site, “The high quality and personalized health search engine”.
KMLE King's Medical Library Engine KMLE (King’s Medical Library Engine): Full American Heritage Stedman’s Medical Dictionary comprehensive resource including tens of thousands of audio pronunciations and abbreviation guides.
MeshPubMed MeSH – Medical Subject Headings (GoPubMed): Knowledge-based.
SearchMedica SearchMedica: Professional Medical Search
WebMD WebMD: A source for health information, a symptom checklist, pharmacy information, and a place to store personal medical information.The leading US Health portal, it scores over 40 million hits per month.
MetaSearch
Brainboost Brainboost: Now Answers.com. Type in a question in natural language, get an answer.
Clusty - The Clustering Search Engine Clusty: The clustering search engine powered by Vivisimo.
Dogpile Dogpile: Brings together searches from the top search engines including Google, Yahoo! Search, Live Search, Ask.com, About, MIVA, LookSmart, and more.
Excite Excite: Now an Internet portal, was once one of the most recognized brands on the Internet. One of the famous 90’s dotcoms.
HotBot HotBot was one of the early Internet search engines (since 1996) launched by Wired Magazine. Now, just a front end for Ask.com and MSN.
Info.com Info.com: Metasearch bringing together results from the top search engines.
ixquick ixquick: Eliminate Big Brother! The Ixquick metasearch engine permanently deletes all personal search details gleaned from its users. Based in the Netherlands, results come from 11 search engines.
Kayak Kayak: Metasearch for travel – search 140 travel sites all at once for the best deals and buy tickets and make reservations direct.
Krozilo Krozilo is a virtual web browser, similar to My Yahoo!, iGoogle, Pageflakes, Netvibes, and Microsoft Live. Krozilo uses AJAX and DHTML, so does not require installation.
Mamma Mamma: “The Mother of All Search Engines” – was one of the web’s first metasearch engines (1996). Now owned by Copernic Inc. of Montreal, Canada, Mamma.com is a tier 2 search engine.
Metacrawler MetaCrawler is a metasearch engine that blends the top web search results from Google, Yahoo!, Live Search, Ask.com, About.com, MIVA, LookSmart and other popular search engines.
MetaLib MetaLib is a federated search system developed by Ex Libris. MetaLib conducts simultaneous searches in multiple resources such as library catalogs, journal articles, newspapers and the web.
Mobissimo Mobissimo.com is a travel meta-search website. Like other travel meta-search websites, Mobissimo does not sell directly to the consumer but consolidates travel offerings for a referral fee.
Myriad Myriad Search: Ad-free search lets users select results from Ask Jeeves, Google, MSN, and Yahoo! Select search depth and place bias on the search results from the major search engines.
Sidestep Sidestep: Searches over 200 travel-relates websites for airfares & the best deals on airfare. Find cheap airfares, discount hotels, car rentals and cruise deals to popular travel destinations worldwide.
Surfwax Surfwax offers a variety of tools for finding, saving, and sharing information on the Internet, including Nextaris, the law-article research site LawKT, the SurfWax meta-search and SurfWax Scholar services.
Turbo 10 - Search the Deep Net Turbo10.com is a metasearch engine which uncovers information in the Invisible Web. Turbo10 can access information from 800 online databases and searches 10 databases simultaneously.
Webcrawler WebCrawler was used to build the first publicly-available full-text index of a subset of the Web. WebCrawler® brings users the top search results from Google, Yahoo!, Windows Live, Ask and other popular search engines.
MultiMedia
YouTube YouTube: Owned by Google, the web’s largest media site. This search will search through the videos of YouTube only.
blinkx: Over 18 million hours of video . Search it all. Blinkx is a multi-media metasearch engine searching the media files of sites such as YouTube, MetaCafe, GoogleVideo, MySpace and more.
FindSounds FindSounds: Search engine to find any kind of sound file: WAV, MP3, AIFF, AU – search by sample rate and quality… a great place to find those sound effects.
MetaCafe MetaCafe: Search videos hosted by MetaCafe. If you are a producer of videos, you can get paid for videos – the more viewers, the more cash.
Musgle Musgle: Music Search (mp3, wav, etc.): Based upon a JavaScript that automatically inserts a clever boolean search string into Google to return catalogs of hidden MP3 and Music files.
PBS PBS provides resources to air its standard programming & also provides its audience with multiple online archives of specific video programs. All video archives can be searched for any spoken word pronounced in them.
Picsearch Picsearch: Search the web for images. An image search service with more than 2,000,000,000 pictures.
Podscope Podscope: “Introducing: the first search engine that can find podcasts according to the words spoken during them!”. Finds audio and video files based upon actual content!
SpeechBot SpeechBot is a search engine for audio & video content that is hosted and played from other websites. This is a prototype created by HP Research with an index of over 15,000 hours of radio programming.
Singing Fish Singing Fish: An audio and video search engine finds Windows Media files, Real Player files, QuickTime files, mp3 files, and more. SingingFish targets nothing but multimedia.
TV Eyes TVEyes: TVEyes makes Radio & TV searchable by keyword, phrase or topic – just as you would use a search engine for text. TVEyes is the first company to deliver real-time TV and Radio search.
Veveo VTap  Veveo / VTap: a video search platform for mobile phones. Vtap is an offering from Veveo and it currently works on Apple Iphones as well as Microsoft Mobile-powered phones.
News
Google News Google News: News by Google. Search and browse 4,500 news sources updated continuously.
MagPortal MagPortal: Find individual articles from many freely accessible magazines by browsing the categories or using the search engine. You can mark articles or find similar articles with several useful tools.
NewsLookup NewsLookup.com: Search thousands of news sites by source region and media type. News headlines updated continuously.
LexisNexis LexisNexis: Provider of legal, government, business and high-tech information sources. By subscription only.
Topix Topix is a news aggregator which categorizes news stories by topic and geography. It was created by the founders of the Open Directory Project. Knight Ridder, Tribune Company and Gannett own 75% of Topix.net.
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Source
DataparkSearch DataparkSearch Engine is a full-featured open source web-based search engine released under the GNU General Public License and designed to organize search within a website, group of websites, intranet or local system.
::egothor Egothor is an Open Source, high-performance, full-featured text search engine written entirely in Java. It can be configured as a standalone engine, metasearcher, peer-to-peer HUB, etc.
gonzui: gonzui is a source code search engine for accelerating open source software development – a source code search engine that covers vast quantities of open source codes available on the Internet.
Grub Grub started back in 2000 with a simple concept of distributing part of the search process pipeline: crawling. Their website claims, “We want to help fix search.”
/Dig ht://Dig is a complete world wide web indexing and searching system for a domain or intranet. ht://Dig is meant to cover the search needs for a single company, campus, or web site.
iSearch The iSearch PHP search engine allows you to build a searchable database for your web site. Visitors can search for key words and a list of any pages that match is returned to them.
Lucene Apache Lucene is a high-performance, full-featured text search engine library written entirely in Java. Full-text search & cross-platform. Apache Lucene is an open source project available for free download.
Lemur The Lemur Toolkit is a open-source toolkit designed to facilitate research in language modeling and information retrieval. Lemur supports a wide range of industrial and research language applications.
mnoGo mnoGoSearch: Web search engine software.
Namazu Namazu is a full-text search engine intended for easy use. Not only does it work as a small or medium scale Web search engine, but also as a personal search. (Namazu means “Catfish” in Japanese.)
Nutch Nutch is an effort to build an open source search engine based on Lucene Java for the search and index component. The fetcher (“robot” or “web crawler”) has been written from scratch solely for this project.
OpenFTS OpenFTS: OpenSource Full Text Search is an advanced PostgreSQL-based search engine that provides online indexing of data and relevance ranking for database searching.
SciencenetYacy Sciencenet: For scientific knowledge based on YaCy Technology. Current search engines are based on popularity and/or sponsored links. This makes it difficult for scientists/students/teachers. Sciencenet is the solution.
Sphinx Sphinx is a free software search engine designed with indexing database content in mind. It currently supports MySQL and PostgreSQL natively. It is distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License v2.
SWISH-E SWISH-Enhanced (Simple Web Indexing System for Humans – Enhanced) is a fast, powerful, flexible, free, and easy to use system for indexing collections of Web pages or other text files.
Terrier Terrier is software for the rapid development of Web, intranet and desktop search engines.A modular platform for the rapid development of large-scale Information Retrieval applications.
Wikia Search Wikia Search: Jimmy Wales and Wikia aim to create a an open source Internet search engine, to which the community can contribute.
Xapian Xapian is an Open Source Search Engine Library, released under the GPL. It’s written in C++, with bindings to allow use from Perl, Python, PHP, Java, Tcl, C# and Ruby (so far!)
Yacy YaCy is a scalable personal web crawler and web search engine. One YaCy installation can store more than 10 million documents, but in a community of search peers YaCy can provide a search index of unlimited size.
Zettair  Zettair is a compact and fast text search engine designed and written by the Search Engine Group at RMIT University. It was formerly known as Lucy.
People
AnyWho AnyWho.com – Part of AT&T, mostly a telephone directory and reverse phone number directory.
Ex.plode.us Ex.plode.us: Explode is an easy way to find friends and those with common interests, no matter what social network or service they use.
infospace InfoSpace: From their webpage, “The yellow pages and white pages directory from InfoSpace is the most convenient way to find people and businesses.”
Linked In LinkedIn is a business-oriented social networking site used for professional networking. As of March 2008, it had more than 20 million registered users. An easy way to search for business people or professionals.
Spock Spock advertises itself as, “The world’s most accurate people search. Sign up to find people you know.”
Wink Wink is a free people search engine that helps you find people at social networks, blogs, and across the Web.
ZABASEARCH Zabasearch: Honestly free people search. All US postal addresses & telephone numbers revealed free. 3-times more listings than white pages phone directory.
ZoomInfo  ZoomInfo: Founded in 1999, ZoomInfo is a Web-based service that extracts information about people and companies from millions of published resources.
Question
&
Answer
About.com About.com. The majority of their results come from their own site.  Used to be miningco.com.
Answers.com Answers.com offers free access to millions of topics from the world’s leading publishers.
Ask.com Ask Jeeves was designed to allow users to get answers to questions posed in everyday, natural language. Ask.com was the first such commercial question-answering search engine for the Web.
AskMeNow AskMeNow: Questions answered from your mobile telephone. From their site, “We thought it would be cool if we could get simple answers from our phone anytime, anywhere — so we built AskMeNow.”
AskWiki AskWiki Beta is a preliminary integration of a semantic search engine that seeks to provide specific answers to questions using information from Wikipedia articles.
BrainBoost Brainboost: Now Answers.com. Type in a question in natural language, get an answer.
eHow eHow is an online knowledge resource with more than 140000 articles and videos offering step-by-step instructions on “how to do just about everything”
Lexxealpha Lexxe processes natural language queries and delivers results in clusters by topic. Queries can be keywords, phrases or short questions.
LycosIQ Lycos iQ is a community driven “human search” site by Lycos Europe GmbH. Users on iQ can post questions and answers in a similar manner to sites such as Yahoo Answers, Google Answers and Wondir.com.
PowerSet Powerset is betting on the wisdom of the crowds with a new online community site called Powerset Labs. The company hopes the site will get people to help build and improve its search engine.
Windows Live QnA Windows Live QnA: Ask any question and get answers from people in the know. Try it. Real answers. A little late to a crowded market, but Windows is there now too.
Yahoo! Answers Yahoo! Answers is a community-driven knowledge market website launched by Yahoo! that allows users to ask questions of other users and answer other users’ questions. Over 60 million users.
Real Estate
For Sale By Owner .com ForSaleByOwner.com: Search homes being sold by their owners without the intermediation of realtors – save on commission.
Home.co.ukHome.co.uk Home.co.uk: Comprehensive Property Search for UK houses for sale, estate agents, house prices and guides on buying and selling property and mortgages advice.
inman Inman News: Real Estate News search.
Properazzi Properazzi.com is an online real estate search engine. Launched in March of 2007 by Yannick Laclau, it allows users to search and view property listings for Europe.
Realtor.com Realtor.com: The official site of the National Association of Realtors. Search listed properties all across America.
RightMove Rightmove: Find property online, search a wide range of property for sale in various areas in the UK, London and Overseas with Rightmove.
Zillow.com  Zillow provides free real estate information including homes for sale, comparable homes, historical sales, home valuation tools and more.
School
Skoolz - College and University Search Skoolz.org: Search colleges and universities. Use this search to search only the websites of colleges – to find courses, information, professors, curricula, etc.
Google University Search Google University Search allows you to search a specific site – one school at a time. The list of schools is comprehensive. Skoolz searches them all at once, Google University Search allows them to be searched one at a time.
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Google Product Search Google Product Search: (Formerly Froogle) use Google to search for the best deals on products when you are shopping.
Kelkoo - A Yahoo! company Kelkoo: A Yahoo! company. Also powers Yahoo!Shopping in several countries.
MSN Shopping MSN Shopping: Comparison shopping made easy: Offering 33,155,627 products from over 8,000 stores — all in one place — and over 470 pages of shopping advice to help you make the right choices.
My Simon MySimon: Price Comparison Shopping
Nextag Nextag Comparison Shopping. Product directory and search. Shows popular searches – what others are searching for.
PriceGrabber PriceGrabber.com: “Comparison Shopping beyond compare” Comparison shopping and search engine.
PriceRunner PriceRunner: Price Comparison website and search engine
RetailMeNot RetailMeNot: From the people who brought you “BugMeNot”, check here before you buy for discount coupons and promo codes. Why pay retail when you can find coupons at RetailMeNot?
Shopping.com Shopping.com: A shopping directory and search owned by eBay.
Shopwiki Shopwiki: Shopping directory and search cataloguing some 241,416,304 products, and counting…
Shopzilla Shopzilla (Owned by Bizrate) helps shoppers find, compare and buy anything, sold by virtually anyone, anywhere. 20 million unique visitors according to ComScore. BizRate reviews stores and products.
TheFind.com TheFind.com is a discovery shopping search engine as opposed to a comparison search. The search database includes over 150 Million products from over 500,000 online stores.
Source Code
Google Code Search Google Codesearch: Searches public source code using a variety of parameters.
JavaScriptSearch.org JavaScriptSearch.org searches for javascripts, ajax, DHTML and JavaScript snippets from all over the web. The fastest way to find a JavaScript. Useful for web developers and webmasters.
Jexamples JExamples analyzes the source code of Java open source projects such as Ant, Tomcat and Batik and loads them into a java examples database for easy searching. Enter the name of a Java API Class and click Search.
Koders Koders Searces some 766,893,913 lines of open source code. Securely searches private source code. Create and share a custom code index that is easily searched from Visual Studio, Eclipse or any browser.
Krugle  Krugle Code Search Engine can turn your company’s code and related development assets into a searchable, shareable asset.
Usenet
Google Groups Google Groups: Formerly Deja News, Google Groups lets you post on usenet forums without using a mail client via their easy-to-use web interface.
Visual
Search
Engines
Grokker Visual Metasearch Grokker visual Meta Search Engine lets you choose which sites to search and presents the results in multiple views – outline view, map view.
Kartoo Kartoo visual Meta Search

To all corrupted politicians in Italy. On your last day, you’ll regret your behaviour


Italian Stereotype - 1.Liar
Italian Stereotype – 1.Liar (Photo credit: Raffaello Robbiani)

(by pio dal cin) To all the corrupted politicians out there. Listen to the voices of the People of Italy crying for some relief. Before you are a politician you are (or at least should be) a MAN.

Next time you hoover over a City with your helicopter on the way to make a multimillion euro deal, think of the person in despair because he just lost his job, or because the enterprise he started with great sacrifices is about to collapse, maybe for a bill, or a law that you voted.

Think of a mother trying to feed the children with less than a thousand euros a month, while you are getting a message on your Iphone telling you that your 90thousand euro pension has been deposited in your bank account.

Think of a young couple who will not be able to start a family because the Bank just denied them a mortgage as they only have one paycheck a month and it won’t be enough.

Think of all the money you stole, and you are stealing from the poor people. One day you are going to die too. You will die rich and perhaps you’ll regret on your death bed not having being able to be honest and it will be the moment you’ll meet your Creator, it will be the saddest moment of your life.

Honesty
To achieve honesty within yourself,
To recognize who and what you are ,
Do this and you can be honest with all others

Humility
Humble yourself and recognize that
No matter how much you think you know,
You know very little of all the universe.

Truth
To learn truth,
To live with truth, and
To walk with truth,
To speak truth

Wisdom
To have wisdom is to know the difference between good and bad, and
To know the result of your actions

Love
Unconditional love to know that when people are weak
They need your love the most,
That your love is given freely, and
You cannot put conditions on it
Or your love is not true

Respect
Respect others, their beliefs, and
Respect yourself.
If you cannot show respect,
You cannot expect respect to be given

Bravery
To be brave is to do something right,
Even if you know it’s going to hurt you.

Elezioni 2013 Ecco i primi risultati- Italian Elections 2013 here the first results


expected grilo (by pio dal cin)

These should be the first results from the Elections in Italy as Grillo is expected to make a “killing” with his policies of “sending the old Nomenclatura away from the Parliament” Every Party is fearing his success as results are pouring in after the polls closed at 3:00 pm local time (GMT+1)

From the Archives: George Washington Writes in the Margins


From the Archives: George Washington Writes in the Margins

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Last month, President Obama began his second Inaugural Address by saying, “Each time we gather to inaugurate a President we bear witness to the enduring strength of our Constitution.” President Obama’s words resonate as the anniversary of George Washington’s birthday approaches on February 22, popularly known as Presidents’ Day.

Over two centuries ago, on April 30, 1789, George Washington delivered his first Inaugural Address knowing that he had little to guide him in the job that lay ahead but the principles stated in the Constitution. The Articles of the Constitution had been debated, discussed, and agreed upon just two summers earlier by the delegates of the Constitution Convention, and were still untested. Nevertheless, Washington was a strong supporter of the Constitution and would look to it for guidance in his unprecedented role as President.

During Washington’s first year in office, Congress ordered 600 copies of the Acts of Congress to be printed and distributed to federal and state government officials. The book compiled the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and other legislation passed by the first session of Congress.

George Washington’s personal copy of the Acts of Congress contains his own handwritten notes in the margins. The notes provide insight into his crucial role in the implementation and interpretation of the Constitution and the establishment of the new American government.

Washington rarely wrote on the pages of his books, and the presence of his distinct handwriting makes the historic volume even more remarkable. Customarily, Washington preferred to take notes on a separate sheet of paper, which he would insert into a book. But in his copy of the Acts of Congress, he not only wrote directly in the margins but also drew brackets next to the passages of particular interest to him.

Only three copies of this book are known to have survived: Washington’s copy and the copies belonging to Thomas Jefferson and John Jay. After his two terms in office, Washington brought the book home to Mount Vernon. It stayed in the Washington family until 1876 and then passed through a series of collectors.

Last year, the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association secured the book at an auction, bringing it back to George Washington’s home. It is now on display at Mount Vernon in Virginia through Presidents’ Day.  Beginning in March, Washington’s Acts of Congress will travel the country and visit the 13 Presidential Libraries of the National Archives through a partnership with Mount Vernon.

In George Washington’s first Inaugural Address he referred to the new government as an “experiment entrusted to the hands of the American people.” Fifty-six Presidential inaugurations later, President Barack Obama spoke of the Constitution as an enduring framework for our government. The opportunity to see Washington’s Acts of Congress,complete with his carefully penciled notes, provides a rare glimpse into history that is as relevant today as it was 224 years ago.

The nationwide tour of the Acts of Congress is also an opportunity to reflect on the presidency and to wonder what it would feel like to take on the role of Commander in Chief. We’ve put together a gallery of inaugural moments that feature holdings from the 13 Presidential Libraries.

And while there are no photos of America’s first Presidential inauguration, we’ve included pages from George Washington’s first Inaugural Address from the holdings of the National Archives, as well as Washington’s historic copy of the Acts of Congress, courtesy of the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association.

Happy Presidents’ Day!

Learn more about the Acts of Congress at Mount Vernon and the Acts of Congress at thePresidential Libraries of the National Archives.

 

Hangout on G+ with Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti (Youtube video)


Soyuz is the longest serving manned spacecraft...
Soyuz is the longest serving manned spacecraft design in history (1967– ) , upgraded regularly (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

 

(by pio dal cin) February 15th 2013 10:23 pm. What a great experience today. I had the great privilege and honour to talk to Astronaut +Samantha Cristoforetti  from the +European Space Agency, ESA  in  Germany. We had a friendly talk about her upcoming experience on November 2014 when she will be a member of the crew going into the ISS (International Space Station) where she will spend six months orbiting around the Earth. I learned many things that I did not know about the ISS and life up there. One astonishing fact for me was the speed of travelling around the Earth as it takes about one and a half hour to complete an orbit. Curious to find out? Just watch this video and find out all the details of a great mission.

+Samantha Cristoforetti  will be the first Italian woman to have the honour of being sent into space to the ISS.

Thanks again for your time.  I had a great time 

 +pio dal cin 

Obama President Obama G+ Hangout Screenshots


Obama President Obama G+ Hangout Screenshots

pio dal cin

12:03 AM  –  Public

+Google+  hosted the third Hangout with President +Barack Obama  from the +The White House . Here are the exclusive Screenshots of the event that just ended a couple of minutes ago.

The atmosphere was relaxed and friendly although very important issues were adressed to the President regarding the economy, jobs, the gun control issue and other topics.

On the second part  the participants asked a few lighter questions like the lady from Hawaii who asked the President +Barack Obama how living there affected his life, or the couple expecting a child about which name the president would pick for her…

A great hangout to watch and the great feeling of knowing that this way of communicating has become a familiar way for us as well as for the President of the United States of America.
Personally I would like to thank +Sarah Hill  who believed in Hangouts “When Hangouts weren’t cool* and gave me the great opportunity to participate as a guest to her first LIVE Hangout from a broadcast bach in Sept 12 2011.

thanks to +chee chew (CCS) +Dori Storbeck +Natalie Villalobos +Katherine Gramann

and a special thank to +Bruce Garber who taught me how to take good screen shotsCollapse this post

English: Seal of the President of the United S...
English: Seal of the President of the United States Español: Escudo del Presidente de los Estados Unidos Македонски: Печат на Претседателот на Соединетите Американски Држави. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Dorner Killed by SWAT team


The LAPD SWAT was the first in the United States.
The LAPD SWAT was the first in the United States. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
The LAPD SWAT was the first in the United States. (Photo credit:Wikipedia)

(by pio dal cin) Dorner has been killed by the SWAT team. Reports are pouring in from all over the Web
The cabin where Christopher Dorner is reportedly barricaded is now in flames (AP)

Fugitive ex LAPD cop exchanged gunfire with police.Two injured.


The fugitive ex-LAPD cop suspected of killing three and declaring war on the force exchanged gunfire with authorities in the San Bernardino Mountains, law enforcement sources said.

Two police officers were reportedly injured, and it was not known if Dorner was hit or in custody.

A police source told The Associated Press Christopher Dorner burglarized a cabin on the mountain resort area where days ago Dorner’s truck was found burning. Two people were bound inside the cabin, but one managed to escape and call authorities around 12:50 p.m. local time.

Fish and game wardens spotted a suspected stolen car near the scene and tried to stop it in Big Bear Lake. The driver, believed to have been Dorner, fled on foot, exchanging gunfire, sources told Fox News.

San Bernardino police were on the scene the county Sheriff’s Department shut down Highway 38 to create a choke point, sources told Fox News. It was unclear if Dorner was in custody.

The shootout came after a day of searching and speculation, with authorities continuing their door-to-door search at Big Bear Lake, even as sources guessed Dorner may have made it over the border and into Mexico.

Dorner, who claimed in a rambling manifesto posted online that he was booted from his job unfairly after official determined he falsely accused his partner of assaulting a suspect, is suspected of gunning down Monica Quan and her fiancé Keith Lawrence last week in Orange County. Quan’s father, Randall Quan, represented Dorner at the hearing in which he lost his job in 2009.

The 33-year-old former Navy veteran is also suspected of shooting two police officers in Riverside, Calif., killing 11-year veteran Police Officer Michael Crain.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/02/12/fugitive-ex-cop-exchanges-fire-with-authorities-ap-source-says/#ixzz2Kj1DS0jw

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt to sell 3.2 million Shares in Google


Eric Schmidt at the 37th G8 Summit in Deauvill...
Eric Schmidt at the 37th G8 Summit in Deauville 037.jpg (Photo credit: Guillaume Paumier)
Eric Schmidt at the 37th G8 Summit in Deauville 037.jpg (Photo credit: Guillaume Paumier)

(by pio dal cin) February 9th 1:16 GMT+1

 
+Google ‘s executive chairman Eric Schmidt (here his +Google+ profile).Plans as reported here in a SEC filing, wants to sell about 3.2 million of the Class A Common Stocks reducing his share of the company to 42%.
 
At the actual price of $780,05 a share as reported by Nasdaq that would transate into $M 2.496,16 
 
February seems to be a good month to sell for +Eric Schmidt  . He did the same last year when +Google  announced that  he was selling about 2.4 million sharesworth at the time about $1.5 billion.
 
In 2011 +Eric Schmidt  was in control of 9 million +Google  shares

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Montezemolo Pontefice Massimo- Lettera aperta a un uomo senza coraggio


Caro Luca ,

Adesso hai veramente stufato. Non passa mese che non si leggano le tue critiche, i tuoi rimproveri, i tuoi commenti sul modo di fare politica di Berlusconi, del governo, o di  un qualsiasi altro parlamentare. Detti regole, dai consigli su come condurre le politiche, pontifichi dall’alto della tua conoscenza imprenditoriale come se tutti gli altri che non sono “Corderi di Montezemoli” fossero degli incapaci e dei fanulloni.

Dai Luca, facci vedere le PALLE (ammesso che tu ne possieda almeno un paio come tutti noi “umani”)abbi il coraggio di scendere VERAMENTE in campo. Schierati con questa o con quella forza politica e candidati, non importa se a destra o a sinistra ma per favore SCHIERATI. Non lanciare sassi nello stagno,0 peggio, non tirarli sui vetri delle case altrui, per poi andare a nasconderti sotto le “gonne di mammina”.

Esci allo scoperto  e fai politica a tempo pieno, non imitare i comici blogger con conti milionari che vogliono fare i “populisti” dell’ultima ora. Sappiamo si, che hai un grande passato nelle Ferrari, che eri amico del grande Agnelli, eccetera eccetera ma questo non ti da l’autorità difare il Pontefice Massimo della politica Italiana.

Scendi in politica oppure se meglio credi, scendi dallo sgabello che ti sei costruito da solo. Qui da noi in Veneto c’è un vecchio proverbio, saggezza del popolo “bue” che recita: “Quando la m…. monta in scano, o la fa spuzza o la fa dano”.

Non serve la traduzione vero Luca?.

Senza rancore, ma fai presto ti prego, deciditi perchè hai veramente stufato!

(pio dal cin)

Facebook Gruppo – BASTA PATENTI A CHI HA GIA’ UCCISO- Appello ai politici-


Ciao a tutti. NOn ho ancora visto nessun uomo politico di spicco iscriversi a questo gruppo fatta eccezione per alcuni gruppi della Lega Nord, non ci sono politici di spicco che si sentano di entrare a far parte di un gruppo come questo che chiede solo che vengano addottate leggi un po’ abbastanza di più ancora, severe in modo che le strade possano un giorno essere più sicure. Un’utopia? Non credo, basterebbe l’impegno e la buona volontà, certro che di tempi come questi si da la priorità a cose più “importanti” come la ripresa economica,la disoccupazione ecc.. Ma se riuscissimo solo a salvare una vita applicando delle leggi giuste avremmo fatto solo il nostro dovere.E’ comprovato che l’unico deterrente ai pazzi della strada sono le sanzioni più forti e le leggi applicate con severità… cosa aspettiamo allora che ci siano dieci, venti, trenta morti al giorno. Ad onor del vero bisogna dire che qualcosa è stato fatto, ma è ancora troppo poco. Chi si mette al volante convinto di essere un dio in terra dev’essere messo in condizione di non nuocere più e deve andare a piedi, specialmente se ha già ucciso. Immaginatevi il dolore di una famiglia, degli amici, dei conoscenti di una persona uccisa sulla strada da un deficiente che usa la macchina come una pistola carica puntata a casaccio…. Faccio quindi un appello a tutti gli iscritti al gruppo: Se conoscete qualche politico, invitatelo ad iscriversi al nostro gruppo http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#!/group.php?gid=112011118847994e a partecipare attivamente al cambiamento delle regole e delle leggi che dovrebbero tutelare la nostra vita e quella dei nostri cari. Pio

Gaza Strip photo story


These pictures were taken by me in 1991 in the Gaza Strip. It was very hard to go inside as a photojournalist because both sides (Israeli and Palestinian) looked at me with great suspect. I finally managed to make it inside and I encountered great poverty. The roads were all smashed up and covered with mud. Children were playing next to the trash. It looked to me like a very very poor place to live an “open sky sewer” I remember writing when I came back with my assignment.  I do not know if things have changed now…I have not been back there ever since.

Click on people’s faces in the photo to tag them.

Click on people’s faces in the photo to tag them.

Il Vecchio Platano della chiesa: Monumento Nazionale nei nostri cuori


http://www.codognetreviso.com/2010/05/il-platano.html

Codognetreviso rules


ALL MY BEST POST AND ATTENTION WILL BE CONCENTRATED ON PROMOTING THE BLOG OF MY HOMETOWN
HERE IS THE LINK IF YOU CARE FOLLOWING ME (probably not)

http://www.codognetreviso.com/

Online Newspaper opens to everyone


 

So your dream was  to be a journalist? Dream no more, here is your chance. This Facebook group is a “virtual newspaper ” where everyone is made administrator upon entering his/her subscription, thus making the member a “virtual editor” of this first online newspaper for GOOD NEWS ONLY.

The number one requirement is to write only POSITIVE NEWS .

The other rules are:

NO POLITICS

NO PUBLICITY _ SPAM_

NO ADULT CONTENT

Anyone who will not obey the rules will be sent a personal e-mail  and if content is not removed he will be asked to leave the group.

The idea of this “newspaper” came to me from the urge of having a  virtual place where one can rest his/her mind reading positive news and links. Also to have a content that is friendly to the younger readers without worrying for adult content ( as a parent I value this as something really important) so that even the young members of Facebook can interact with the “journal” without having to worry about bad content.

The languages used is English, Italian and Italian’s dialect, for the group was founded here by me in Italy.

Welcome to all. Join today. It’s absolutely FREE

http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#!/group.php?gid=110274095650810&ref=nf

Codognè- Meno male che c’è Roberto Bet


Oggi, leggendo un giornale locale ho avuto la conferma di quanto strisciante e meschina possa essere a volte la polemica, quando, fatta male, rende più danno a chi l’ha innescata che a colui al quale era rivolta.

La sinistra, con la maschera di lista civile, ha perso le elezioni amministrative a Codognè, provincia di Treviso, un paese di circa 5000 abitanti ovviamente Cristiani Cattolici. Un pesante 65% che ancor oggi brucia come mai e la prova del peso di tale sconfitta è data dagli interventi volti ad attaccare il neoeletto sindaco di Codognè il primo sindaco leghista nella storia del paese Bet avvocato Roberto.

La settimana scorsa una ordinanza che vuole tutelare la serenità e la tranquillità dei paesani nei confronti di chi dovesse girare a volto coperto per il paese, è stata attaccata come “propaganda elettorale”. Poi la Croce nel Parco della Mutera.

Un gruppo di cittadini chiede al sindaco di esporre una Croce (alta circa 4 metri) in un parco pubblico, fino a Pasqua.Il sindaco accetta ben volentieri, come ha fatto per il periodo Natalizio con il Presepe.

Due simboli cardine della nostra cultura Cristiana, Cattolica,  Italiana, Veneta, Contadina, Trevigiana. La sinistra infuriata attacca Roberto Bet  accusandolo di “strumentalizzare la Croce a fini elettorali”. Si parla di “Croce brutta”(ma come si fa a definire il simbolo della nostra fede “brutto”?) ed innesca la polemica.

Ieri, infine si arriva a definire la Croce “Falsa” poichè la Lega, organizzando uno spiedo durante il Venerdi’ di Quaresima si macchia di un grave peccato, in quanto, mangiar carne di venerdì, durante la quaresima è proibito.

Questa purtroppo è la sinistra di oggi. Priva di leader capaci di un’opposizione costruttiva, si abbassa a compromessi di ogni genere pur di attirare l’attenzione, solo che, attaccando queste “pietre miliari” della nostra cultura e tradizione Veneta, non si accorge del clamoroso autogol che infligge a se stessa.

Ergendosi a giudice dei presunti peccati altrui, non si accorge di svendere per pochi voti in più i pilastri della nostra cultura, cercando di minarne le radici più profonde quali i simboli religiosi che mai dovrebbero essere terreno di scontro tra Cristiani .

Ma cosa significa essere Cristiani al giorno d’oggi? Che significato ha una Croce, un Presepio, una Processione? Saremmo eventualmente disposti a  difendere questi valori, queste tradizioni che se dipendessero dalla sinistra  buonista verrebbero buttati letteralmente alle ortiche?

Come delle vecchie sagre paesane che sono scomparse negli anni vedremo sparire i simboli stessi della nostra fede.

Il Presepio? Turba la tranquillità tra le varie confessioni religiose(dicono) . Sembra però turbare di più i sonni tranquilli di chi vorrebbe cancellarli dalla “realtà” pubblica. Un presepe va bene in casa, ma in piazza no; quasi ci vergognassimo a sostenere l’origine della nostra fede.

La Croce? Togliamola dall’Europa, Togliamola dai luoghi pubblici, turba la sensibilità di chi non è Cristiano (e invece i fatti di questi giorni dimostrano che disturbano di più certi sedicenti cristiani)

Se questa è la linea politica della sinistra allora il 65% dei cittadini di Codognè che hanno appoggiato la Lega, ed il Pdl durante le ultime amministrative, dormano pure sonni tranquilli. Abbiamo eletto un sindaco che si batterà per tenere alti i nostri valori, quelli nei quali crediamo più di ogni altra cosa; le nostre radici, gli insegnamenti  che arrivano dai nostri antenati e che sono sempre stati ben piantate nel nostro territorio come i tralci delle viti che coltiviamo.

Agli altri che hanno creduto  ai leader della sinistra generosa e buonista, suggeriamo un ripensamento, in attesa che nascano dei nuovi leader più capaci di quelli attuali . Ma ci vorranno molti, molti anni ancora. Meno male che a Codognè c’è Roberto Bet con la sua squadra che subito dopo essere eletto ha dato una mano ai due asili di Codognè e Cimetta, sta ogni giorno combattendo la dura battaglia per avere una sanità che funzioni meglio sul territorio; l’ADSL per essere al passo con i tempi; che con iniziative nuove cerca di dare un nuovo volto al paese forse troppo spesso dimenticato da una sinistra disattenta ai problemi reali ma pronta a puntare un dito accusatore sui presunti “peccati” dell’attuale amministrazione.

Forse la carne mangiata di venerdì non è il peggiore dei peccati.

Sarebbe meglio astenersi dall’ipocrisia, dalla cattiveria, dal continuo scontro con l’avversario. Alla fine facciamo tutti parte della stessa comunità e vogliamo tutti il bene per il nostro paese , dove finalmente,all’inizio di un millennio si respira un’aria più buona e ci si proietta verso un futuro migliore per noi ed i nostri figli, senza dimenticare chi siamo e da dove veniamo. (pio dal cin)