DIGMAAN, BAKBAKAN, Typhoon Haiyan, Bohol Quake

DISASTER PREPARENESS Annual disaster to be expected are: Typhoon Strong Winds destroy structures Heavy Rains cause landslides and flooding Storm Surges cause high water almost in an instant (or quicker than normal flooding) Earthquake Land shaking destroys structures Sea-epicenter earthquake causes tsunami Volcano Eruption Development must be located where: There are no recorded flooding There…

Thanksgiving Day was started by a cockfighter

Abraham Lincoln is a cockfighter and his nickname “Honest Abe” is known to be coined from his cockfighting referee days. Thanksgiving Day is a holiday celebrated in the United States on the fourth Thursday in November. It has been an annual tradition since 1863, when during the American Civil War (1861-65), President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a…

A Hero Cockfighter from Louisiana: Jim Demoruelle

Repost Kudos to Jim Demoruelle (a Hero Cockfighter from Louisiana) who is fighting for freedom of the next generations. Jim Demoruelle is the current President of Louisiana GBA (Gamefowl Breeders Association). Also check out: UNOFC article: Promote cockfighting as a free man! Or live a lie as a chicken profiteer GTTE article: Biological classification of a chicken – Gameness til the End…

The Gamecock Rooster on Greek Coins

Type : Greek Region : LESBOS City : Mytilene Date Ruled : Circa 521-478 BC Metal : Electrum Denomination : Hekte Struck / Cast : struck Date Struck : BC Circa 521-478 Diameter : 10 mm Weight : 2.57 g Die Axis : 1 h Obverse Description : Head of roaring lion right Reverse Description…

Civil War History: A Cockfight at Petersburg, Virginia

Repost Check out this article too: Cockfighters of American Civil War: General Orlando B. Willcox, John Morrissey etc. – Gameness til the End Why Are These Soldiers Reading The Atlantic During a Cockfight? A Civil War historian zooms into a plate-glass negative and finds something unexpected. GARRY ADELMAN NOV 15 2013, 10:58 AM ET (Timothy O’Sullivan/Library of Congress) In…

The Gamecock Rooster on French Coins

Repost – Gameness til the End French Doudou with a rooster, 1836, Pondicherry mint, French India French rooster standing, holding sceptre, 1836 underneath / Tamil inscriptions. Pondicherry mint. Nice thick chunky coin, 17mm, 3.98 grams. KM-52.Very nice for these. The French set up base along with the British in the 17th century. They occupied large…

Year of the Rooster: Cockfighting Play At Ensemble Studio Theater NYC

Repost “Cockfighting us a 365 days a year sports – breeding, caring, training, punctuated by 10 seconds, 10 minutes, or 2 hours of cockfight in the cockpit. All these activities are exercising your mind and body every second of the day. I will say that it is a healthy sports to play.” – Gameness til…

The Gamecock Rooster on Ancient East Coins

Type : Ancient East Region : PRE-SELEUCID COINS OF BACTRIA Issuer : Sophytes Date Ruled : Circa 305-294 BC Metal : Silver Denomination : Diobol Weight : 1.07 g Die Axis : 6 h Obverse Description : Helmeted head of Athena right Reverse Description : Cock standing right; caduceus to left Primary Reference : Bopearachchi,…

The Gamecock Rooster at Trafalgar Square London

Repost Cheers to GMG for bringing this sculpture (landmark) to our attention. The Battle of Trafalgar (21 October 1805) was a naval engagement fought by the (British) Royal Navy against the combined fleets of the French and Spanish Navies, during the War of the Third Coalition (August–December 1805) of the Napoleonic Wars (1803–1815). Cockfighting sports is very important sports for the British, the French, and the Spanish. UK: cockfighting sports…

The Gamecock Rooster on Celtic Coins

Type : Celtic Region : GERMANIA AND CENTRAL EUROPE City : Uncertain Tribes Metal : Silver Denomination : Quinarius Struck / Cast : struck Weight : 0.58 g Die Axis : 9 h Obverse Description : Gorgoneion Reverse Description : Cock standing right Primary Reference : Unpublished Photograph Credit : Classical Numismatic Group