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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wouldn't answer questions Sunday about whether Donald Trump is qualified for the presidency, saying he'll "leave that to the American people to decide."

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A sharp spike in racist incidents reported after the Brexit vote

After Thursday's referendum on a "Brexit," a wave of racist incidents In Cambridgeshire, leaflets were apparently distributed with “Leave the EU/No more Polish vermin” written in both English and Polish.have been reported to British police and documented in widely shared social media posts. Through the weekend, #Postrefracism has been trending, and its contents provide a disheartening view of how Britain's vote to leave the European Union may be emboldening those who harbor virulent racist sentiments.
Police in west London were investigating what they called a "racially motivated" attack against the Polish Social and Cultural Association. Poles make up the largest foreign-born population in the United Kingdom. The organization's building was apparently defaced with graffiti that said, "Go home."

 

 

 

 

What it might take to protect the world's biggest naval base from rising seas

When US Secretary of State John Kerry wanted to push his country to Rising sea levels and increasing storm surges there are already having an impact on military readiness.take the lead on climate change, it was no accident that he chose to give a speech in Norfolk, Virginia.
Norfolk Naval Station is the biggest naval installation in the world. But, Kerry said last November, “the land it is built on is literally sinking.”
That was just weeks before the big United Nations climate change conference in Paris, and Kerry was framing climate change as a national security issue.
“By fueling extreme weather events, undermining our military readiness, exacerbating conflicts around the world — climate change is a threat to the security of the United States,” Kerry said.
Norfolk is the home port for the cruisers, destroyers and battleships of the Atlantic Fleet.

 

 

 

 

Rollercoaster crash: Ten people hurt at M&D's theme park

Eight children and two adults have been injured after a rollercoaster Rollercoaster crash: Ten people hurt at M&D's theme parkderailed and crashed at a theme park in North Lanarkshire in Scotland.
Police said the injured were all being treated at local hospitals.
Six ambulances and six fire engines were at the M&D's park near Strathclyde Park, Motherwell, after being called at 15:37. It was evacuated shortly after.
One adult and one child are in stable condition and three children are expected to be allowed home later.
The incident involved the Tsunami ride, which can travel at up to 40mph. One eyewitness said "people were trapped upside down on the ride" following the crash.
Police Scotland revised down the number of injured from its initial estimate of 11 and confirmed there were nine passengers on the ride at the time.

 

 

 

 

California firefighters begin grim search for more wildfire victims

LAKE ISABELLA, Calif. — As crews searched Saturday for more Firefighters found what appears to be a set of human remains while going through neighborhoods, but because they were so badly burned forensic investigators will have to determine whether they belonged to a person or animal, Kern County Sheriff’s spokesman Ray Pruitt said.wildfire victims, officials said scorching heat predicted for the next week will likely help fuel the deadly Erskine Fire and complicate efforts to control the blaze.
Two people are confirmed dead in the 35,000-acre wildfire that began Thursday night, and officials say they fear they may find more victims in the tangled mess left behind by the inferno. The two people who died were apparently overcome by smoke as they fled their home. The fire called an “ugly monster” by one firefighter consumed about 150 homes across the area, many of them quick-to-burn mobile homes and trailers reduced to little more than melted aluminum.


 

 

 

EU referendum: Jeremy Corbyn under pressure amid top team revolt

A string of Labour shadow cabinet members have quit, with more EU referendum: Jeremy Corbyn under pressure amid top team revoltwalkouts expected, in protest at Jeremy Corbyn's leadership over the EU referendum.
Lord Falconer, Heidi Alexander, Lucy Powell and Ian Murray are among those to have quit the party's top team.
It comes after shadow foreign secretary Hilary Benn was sacked after he told Mr Corbyn he had lost confidence in him.
Mr Corbyn, who faces a no confidence vote over a "lacklustre" EU campaign, "won't be resigning", a spokesman said.
The spokesman said Mr Corbyn "is the democratically elected leader of the Labour Party".
Shadow chancellor John McDonnell and shadow cabinet members Andy Burnham, Diane Abbott and Emily Thornberry have given Mr Corbyn their support despite the resignations.
Deputy Labour leader Tom Watson has said he is "deeply disappointed" that Mr Benn had been sacked and "equally saddened" by the shadow cabinet resignations.
He said his focus was to "hold the Labour Party together in very turbulent times" and that he would meet Mr Corbyn on Monday to discuss the "way forward".

 

 

 

 

Sex, suicide and failure to report: How Oakland police scandal unfolded

Oakland, California (CNN) — Four police chiefs in 10 days. 28 police The inside of his right arm emblazoned with a tattoo saying "Live Together Die Alone," according to the coroner's report. There were several signs of suicide. According to a source with knowledge of the investigation, the most telling: a suicide note. In it, O'Brien spilled details of a life he thought wasn't worth living, and an affair with a teenager. officers with allegations involving a prostitute. Five police departments ensnared in controversy. Two suicides. And one teenage girl. This is the volatile mix that has led to a sexual misconduct scandal of epic proportions in and around Oakland, California. If that weren't enough, it all happened while the Oakland Police Department was already under the watch of a federal monitor and compliance director. And the scandal all began to unravel because of the words of a dead man. An officer's suicide, a secret revealed

Oakland police officers showed up at the home of one of their own on September 25, 2015. Officer Brendan O'Brien's mother called them. She came to check on her son at his Oakland apartment and arrived to a gruesome scene. Her son was stretched out on the couch, his mouth open, his body too still to be alive, according to the coroner's report. Investigators found him with gun still "on his right hand", and a bullet through his mouth.

 

 

 

 

 

‘Brexit’: Explaining Britain’s Vote on European Union Membership

Update: Britain has voted to exit the European Union. It is a historic The reasons for and against Those who favor leaving argue that the European Union has changed enormously over the last four decades with regard to the size and the reach of its bureaucracy, diminishing British influence and sovereignty. decision sure to reshape the nation’s place in the world. For more about the fallout, The Times prepared an updated explainer of the basics.

Britain held a referendum on Thursday on whether to leave the European Union, a process often referred to as “Brexit.”

What is Britain deciding? The referendum question will ask voters whether the country should “remain a member of the European Union” or “leave the European Union.”

The reasons for and against Those who favor leaving argue that the European Union has changed enormously over the last four decades with regard to the size and the reach of its bureaucracy, diminishing British influence and sovereignty.

 

 

 

 

West Virginia Flooding: At Least 24 Dead as Federal Disaster Declared

West Virginia deadly floods: Hundreds rescued, 23 dead

More than 100 homes were destroyed, some of them torn from their foundations and carried away, and an estimated 32,000 residences were still without power.Hundreds of people stranded by floods have been rescued in West Virginia, with the death toll now standing at 23, officials say.
Rescue work continues and authorities fear more victims may be found as they search through the debris.
Federal officials have declared it a major disaster, triggering aid for the three most affected counties, the state governor says.
The floods are the worst in a century in some areas.
State Governor Earl Ray Tomblin said the federal help included medical support and housing to Kanawha, Greenbrier and Nicholas counties.
Officials were still assessing the damage in other areas and additional requests for aid could follow, he added.
West Virginia received a quarter of its annual rainfall in a single day, the US National Weather Service said.
A storm system dumped up to 10 inches (250mm) of rain on parts of the state, causing rivers and streams to overflow.

Tough task

More than 100 homes were destroyed, some of them torn from their foundations and carried away, and an estimated 32,000 residences were still without power.
Teams removed people from upper-floor windows, tops of trees and cars.

 

 

 

 

Gunmen storm hotel in Mogadishu; 15 killed, police say

Mogadishu, Somalia (CNN)Gunmen stormed a hotel in the Somali capital The June 1 siege occurred at the Ambassador Hotel, a popular spot for Somali politicians and Westerners.of Mogadishu on Saturday after detonating a car filled with explosives at the hotel gate -- an attack that has left at least 15 people dead and 25 others injured, police said.
Following the car explosion, someone blew themselves up inside the Naso Hablod hotel as gunmen stormed the building, Somali police Capt. Aden Dahir said. Police responded and engaged in a gunbattle with the suspects for several hours, Dahir said.
The Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attack on its main broadcaster, Radio Andalus.
Most of those killed and injured were civilians who were passersby and customers of nearby shops and a gas station, police said.
The hotel is frequented by Somali government officials, lawmakers and security officers, Dahir said.
Video on Twitter showed an ambulance, sirens blaring, speeding away from scene amid the sound of gunfire.
The attack comes three weeks after suspected Al-Shabaab gunmen set off an explosion and stormed another popular Mogadishu hotel, killing at least 13 people, according to security officials. Three attackers were also killed.


 

 

 

Merkel sees no need to rush Britain into quick EU divorce

German Chancellor Angela Merkel sought on Saturday to temper pressure Merkel sees no need to rush Britain into quick EU divorcefrom Paris, Brussels and her own government to force Britain into negotiating a quick divorce from the EU, despite warnings that hesitation will let populism take hold.
Eurosceptics in other member states applauded Britons' decision to leave the European Union in a referendum that sent shockwaves around the world, with far-right demands for a similar vote in Slovakia underlining the risk of a domino effect.
With the referendum decision finally made on Thursday and Prime Minister David Cameron having announced his resignation, European politicians and institutions felt free to shower demands on Britain over its future outside the world's largest trading bloc.
The European Central Bank said Britain's financial industry, which employs 2.2 million people, would lose the right to serve clients in the EU unless the country signed up to its single market - anathema to "Leave" campaigners, who are set to lead the next government in London.
Almost alone in continental Europe, Merkel tried to slow the rush to get Britain out of the EU door. Europe's most powerful leader made clear she would not press Cameron after he indicated Britain would not seek formal exit negotiations until October at least.
"Quite honestly, it should not take ages, that is true, but I would not fight now for a short time frame," Merkel told a news conference.

 

 

 

 

Wukan's 'rebel' villagers take to streets in ongoing protest

Restarting a movement?genuinely elected government but many here are wondering if the so-called "Wukan experiment" is about to die.
If it does it won't be without a fight.
Thousands of villagers have been taking to the streets every day in a brazen challenge to the authorities.
At the time of writing there has not yet been an attempt to smash these demonstrations but special police are moving into the area by the busload.
The Guangdong Government has been urging us to leave.
There are really only two possibilities.
One: They think that without media coverage some of the steam will come out of the protests, allowing the nearby city government to come up with some sort of negotiated settlement.
Two: With no international media to observe and record, the riot police can be sent in to bring Wukan under control the hard way.
We asked government official Chen Jiasheng, if we left, how likely it would be for this second option to occur and he told the BBC: "As head of the Guangdong provincial press office I can guarantee you that your fantasy will never happen."

 

 

 

 

Richard Rosario, Wrongly Convicted Man, Stuns Judge at Hearing

A Bronx man who served 20 years in prison for a murder that more than "Mr. Rosario, you realize that by doing this you are asking to keep a murder indictment against you," said Bronx Supreme Court Justice Robert Torres. "This is a very unusual application." a dozen alibi witnesses say he could not have committed threw a wrench Friday into plans to dismiss the case against him.
Richard Rosario, over the objections of prosecutors, asked the court not to drop the charges until a full investigation could be done that exonerates him.
"It's clear that I'm innocent," he said. "I've been in prison for 20 years saying that I'm innocent. I've been transparent and forthcoming with information to prove my innocence. And it seems that the NYPD and the DA's office position is that the truth doesn't matter."
"The public should know the truth," he said.
The stunned judge asked Rosario if he was sure this is what he wanted.

 


 

 

He came for his children. What he found was his wife dead — and his mother with a gun

The children heard the gunfire, but didn’t see the fatal encounter that left Wall was taken into custody on charges of felony murder, aggravated assault, possession of a weapon during the commission of a felony, and third-degree cruelty to children, Cobb County police said in a news release.their mother dead, police said.
Their 63-year-old grandmother, Elizabeth Wall, had taken the boys outside Thursday in Georgia and put them in a truck, according to Cobb County Police Sgt. Dana Pierce.
Then, Wall “goes right back inside, and shoots and kills their mom,” Pierce told The Post.
Police say Wall fatally shot her 35-year-old daughter-in-law, Jenna, who was reportedly in the midst of divorcing Wall’s son.
The timeline of events is still being determined, Pierce said.
But at some point on Thursday, Wall called her son, who showed up at the Powder Spring, Ga., home “within moments” of the shooting.
“She is inside the house still with the weapon, and at some point in a conversation between him and his mother, she puts the weapon down,” Pierce said. “And then he calls police; he calls 911 at that point.”


 

 

 

China weather: Tornado and hail kill scores in Jiangsu
A tornado and hailstorm have killed at least 98 people and injured nearly A woman in her 60s said she'd never seen anything like it; roofs blown off, walls collapsed, cars submerged in canals, straw stuck in broken windows where the immense winds had blown it. 800 in the east Chinese province of Jiangsu, according to state media.
Accompanied by torrential rain, the tornado struck the outskirts of the city of Yancheng on Thursday afternoon.
Counties on the city's outskirts saw winds of up to 125km/h (78 mph).
The search for survivors in debris has now been completed with a clean-up under way, the head of the provincial fire corps told state media.
President Xi Jinping had ordered "all-out rescue efforts" after what the Xinhua news agency said was one of the worst disasters ever to hit Jiangsu.
It was also the worst tornado to hit China in half a century, it said.
The damage from the tornado has been significant. There were buckled pylons and cables coiled up by the side of the road on the way to Xintu village.

 

 

 

 

 

Russia governor arrested over '€400,000 bribe'
Russian investigators have arrested a regional governor, saying they They say he is suspected of accepting the money, personally and through an intermediary, in return for protecting dodgy investment business in the region.caught him red-handed taking a €400,000 (£325,000; $444,500) bribe.
Kirov region governor Nikita Belykh was held in a Moscow restaurant.
Investigators posted a picture which purports to show the governor of the central region at a table with cash from a bribe.
Mr Belykh has been a Kremlin critic, but the investigators say there is no political subtext to the case.
On Friday, the Russian investigative committee (SKR) published a photograph on its website, saying it showed Mr Belykh and piles of 100-euro notes laid out before him.

 



Trump: Clinton is a 'world-class liar'

After enduring weeks of self-inflicted wounds, the speech was Trump's most professional political address since he became the presumptive nominee in early May. It seemed to fuse his volatile, off-the-cuff political style with a more traditional brand of political discourse that puts reasoned arguments before voters as they make their choice for President.

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Hyperloop may be a transportation leap too far

 

Syrian family in N.J. creates art and music they couldn't back home

 

Possible human remains found in deadly California wildfire

 

The dirty secret of Airbnb is that it’s really, really whiteThe dirty secret of Airbnb is that it’s really, really white

 

Mandatory Sentence Proposed in Wake of Stanford Rape Case

 

SCOTUS Abortion Case Missing Critical Data

 

50 Cent arrested in Caribbean island nation -- for cursing!50 Cent arrested in Caribbean island nation -- for cursing!

 

It's official—Brexit's 'Black Friday' selloff was the worst ever at $2 trillionIt's official—Brexit's 'Black Friday' selloff was the worst ever at $2 trillion

 

Brexit: What's Race Got To Do With It?Brexit: What's Race Got To Do With It?

 

Florida Mayor Carjacked at Gunpoint Outside HomeFlorida Mayor Carjacked at Gunpoint Outside Home

 

Why Was A Prominent Muslim Musician Gunned Down In Pakistan?Why Was A Prominent Muslim Musician Gunned Down In Pakistan?

 

Letter from Africa: Nigeria's war of the religious robesLetter from Africa: Nigeria's war of the religious robes

 

Murder conviction reversed thanks to Skype

 

Bigger ships: Panama celebrates opening its expanded canalBigger ships: Panama celebrates opening its expanded canal

 

Jerusalem Gay Pride stabbing: ultra-orthodox Yishai Schlissel jailed for life

 

Trump foes try to create a ballot spot for a challenger-to-be-named

 

More than 3M sign Brexit do-over petition

 

Italian mafia boss caught after 20 years on runItalian mafia boss caught after 20 years on run

 

Democrats demand action on voting rights bill
Democrats demand action on voting rights bill

 

Brexit: Asian powers warnings over global stabilityBrexit: Asian powers warnings over global stability

 

Spain election: PP short of a majority and Unidos Podemos secondSpain election: PP short of a majority and Unidos Podemos second

 

Official: Boy, 6, playing with gun fatally shoots brother, 4

 

Mom fatally shoots 2 daughters before police kill herMom fatally shoots 2 daughters before police kill her

 

Falluja: Iraq PM Haider al-Abadi hails recapture from IS

 

Nicola Sturgeon says MSPs at Holyrood could veto Brexit

 

EU referendum: Fear of populism haunts European press

 

Sanders vows to continue Democratic platform fight

 

Can wounds ever heal in divided UK?

 

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Brexit: Petition calling for second EU vote was created by Leave backer

 

China launches next-generation carrier rocketChina launches next-generation carrier rocket

 

3 dead after boat capsizes off California's Catalina Island

 

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Sex, suicide and failure to report: How Oakland police scandal unfolded

 

That sinking feeling: Beijing dropping by up to 4 inches a year, study shows

 

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Bodies identified as 2 missing family members in Florida, officials say

 

Corruption case casts harsh light on NYPD handgun permits

 

Was the Orlando Gunman Gay? The Answer Continues to Elude the F.B.I.

 

Officials: 150 homes burned in deadly California wildfire

 

 

Gudni Johannesson: The 'ordinary guy' who will likely be Iceland's next presidentGudni Johannesson: The 'ordinary guy' who will likely be Iceland's next president

 

Remains of a mammoth uncovered near Mexico CityRemains of a mammoth uncovered near Mexico City

 

20 Dead in West Virginia Floods; Search and Rescue Continues20 Dead in West Virginia Floods; Search and Rescue Continues

 

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Texas man contracts flesh-eating bacteria during beach trip
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Ex-House Speaker, 'serial child molester' Dennis Hastert goes to prison

Chester Hastert the Molester Goes to Jail

Dennis Hastert goes to prison

I find it so interesting, how weak, and feeble, old people appear... when I see old people who are on their way to jail, after being convicted for molesting children.

They are delivered into the jail cell in a wheel chair,

they are escorted by people on both sides as if they can’t walk or stand, they bent over hobbling…

when the reality is, when these old molesters were in their young 20s, 30s, 40s…,

they held children down and raped them,

they convince children to trust them, then they took advantage of a child’s innocence by intimidating the child into a sexual act.

Now these old “men generally”, appear to present a picture of such weakness, and ineptness, that one would wonder how on earth, could this person have committed such heinous crimes?

Do not be fooled…

Hastert is an ugly man, and what he did to those boys, was all but “weak”… in fact, his actions should have been exposed decades ago so that when he did go to jail, he… himself…

could have been victimized in the same manner in which he stole the innocence of those boys.

Bill Cosby… is another fine example of a person who abused for decades, and now present an appearance of ineptness.

 

 

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Kendrick Johnson investigation: Feds will not file charges

Kendrick Johnson’s Death will go un punished

A medical examiner determined in 2013 that Johnson died of "positional asphyxia" after he was found dead in a rolled-up gym mat at Lowndes High School.

It is truly a human shame when an 18-year-old boy is murdered on the campus of a southern high school

and no one has the balls, or moral strength, to come forward with the truth.

Those who know what really happened to Kendrick Johnson, you have kept your mouth closed for those who will do the same thing to you, if not actually killing you, perhaps, abusing you…

in some way, and not batting any eye while doing so.

Poor character in those who would kill, have no problem turning that focus on all who would be dictated to by their own weakness as a human being.

You said nothing as Kendrick Johnson’s life was taken, and one day, this same act may be reciprocated on you, when you are the one that is the victim, and those who know, or saw the act that harmed you…., said nothing.

Only then, will you truly understand how piss poor of character you have, by saying nothing, as a young man’s family suffer internally for years.

We are all human beings first, and it is our individual decision to choose to do the right thing, a hundred times a day,

and when you choose not to..., only once in the hundreds of decisions daily, your poor choice,

can affect the life of one that causes his/her family to be heartbroken for decades.

This lack of action by those who know, is an act of

Extremely Flawed Human Beings”.

 

 

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Few records for men sentenced by judge accused of misconduct

Mis-Conduct by a sitting Judge was known

The judge resigned in May following a commission's investigation that found more than 4,600 photos of nude or partially clothed men on computers belonging to the judge and financial records that showed he paid thousands of dollars from his business accounts to several defendants who appeared in his court. There isn’t any act or action that one can commit continuously, over the years,that no one that works with you, have not “noticed” as part of your personality type, or your behavioral traits…

to include acts, and actions, that are considered

outside of the norm/rules”.

In this instance, Judge Richard Milliman... used the act of issuing community services as a punishment for 254 men,

was his way of blackmailing men into performing for his sexual perversion.

His use of this tool didn’t go un noticed yet, no one said or did anything that would have gotten this man fired for decades.

Why are we so willing to ignore flawed behavior in those in powerful positions?

Abuses took place, and those that worked close to, and with Milliman, whispered behind closed doors, on breaks, in their homes, and at the local bar, discussing the perverted acts Milliman would probably be doing behind closed doors,

with those that were under his rule as a judge.

Saying nothing is the act of collusion...,

with those who commit acts of perversion or crime.

 

 

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Stephen Curry ejected for tossing mouthpiece that hit fan

Stephen Curry ejected

I simply must speak to the new meaning of the word "King", because what the "King" has done, over the past 2 NBA Championship Games, is simply
"King Like Domination".

Perhaps King James has finally woke up, with respect to understanding, that it is he, who is the strongest and the best, if and when he chooses to take over.

If LJ decides to duplicate his King James like performance in the final game of this NBA Season, there will be a very good chance that this time, he may actually win this years NBA Championship, and set all kinds of records by doing so.

The first game of this series told me that the Worriers were to good of a "Team", and they would easily prevail over the Cavs....,

but the King woke up, and opted to "fight", and things has changed in a significant way, such that, with the talent on the Cavs team, beside the King performing in this manner...., even the best team in the NBA will a have huge problem in defeating this LJ Team.

 

 

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FBI found hundreds of classified files on Petraeus biographer Broadwell’s computer

Hillary thanks Petraeus for providing a buffer

Good Old Boy System Protects "All" top level people, who commit the same crime that would send the lower ranking individuals...,

to jail with terms associated with their crimes, as being

"egregious, horrific, in-excusable, and damaging to U.S. security".

When you are high ranking military, or civilian, or high ranking politician,

you are given the benefits, that those who are rich, and famous, get when they break the law.

Petraeus actions, has sent lower ranking people to jail, but since he was a very high ranking military officer, he was protected by his cronies, and his example provided the protections to ensure that Hillary Clinton receives the same type of condoned unfair treatment for her actions, using Petraeus lack of punishment, as a reason to "not to punish Hillary."

For Hillary has, many times stated, she has done nothing different than others in her position has done so why should she feel any sense that she has done anything wrong.

Why is America A.F.U....

this is the reason.

 

 

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Man exonerated 8 years after assassin confessed to murders

Wronged by the law is different when your "14"

Man exonerated 8 years after assassin confessed to murders

At the age of "14", innocence is a valid word, and innocence is

a "valid mental and emotional size",

of any male or female.

To the Judicial System, as a operating conglomerate cesspool of flawed humans with flawed character,

a 14 year old boy was a victim, due to the lack of collective quality, and qualified human beings, whom all suck at what they represent.

If one would ever consider replacing a company, for piss poor performance, the entire Justice System, if treated equally, wound need a complete overhaul of every individual who serves as a person that receives a check every two weeks.

Tradition of ignorance, and flawed behavior, within the justice system, has paved the way for so many fu$$ed up acts and actions that caused the life of a 14 year old child to be subjected to a judicial system, designed for mature adults.

I'm Sorry

is unacceptable, and ought to be considered obscene...

to a now, 22 year old, who has been subjected to horrid life conditions, living in prison,
minus any semblance of love and affection.

People need to go to jail for this wrongful act,
because $millions in cash awards,

can't heal the wounds suffered in prison as a 14 year child.

Where are the

ADULTS?

 

 

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On Policing In Baltimore, Activist DeRay Mckesson Gets Retweets. Can He Get Votes? 4/15

And the Change Begins

 

2 Plus Centuries, behind in the techniques of Political Practices.

2 Plus Centuries, behind in the mastering the manipulation of the Justice System.

2 Plus Centuries, behind in the art of lying, as a collective body, in order to ensure that others are disenfranchised, and are exploited.

 

Yet...,
the beginning of the new, "United States Democratic Movement",
has only just begun.

 

Democratic & Republican Parties,
designed, organized, and managed, for the past 175 plus years, have begun the decent, in that,
the Non White American Citizens have been viewing the lack of representation of their interest by both parties,
to the extent that, those who call themselves
"Independents",
are now 50% of all, who call themselves, Legal Voters.

 

The slow change has begun,
with the removal and replacing of
Mayors, District Attorney's & Police Chiefs,
in several of the larger metropolitan cities,
and these changes will begin to pick up, in the pace of change,
as more and more begin to recognize, and
live the new American way.

 

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The officer, baton in hand, screams at the crowd: "Get out of the street or you're going to jail," and slams the weapon into the side of a man's head so hard his hat flies off. The city paid each of them $50,000 to settle a lawsuit.

Chicago videos offer startling glimpses of police encounters 6/5/16

Human Nature is only controlled when consequences are actual acts

 

Policing and Enforcement of Law
goes back to biblical days,
which has not changed the "individual",
and systemic structure of protecting
those with enforcement authority,
against the citizen who claim abuse...,
in a 2,000 year old means of
controlling the citizens of any
nation, city or community.

 

Each and every individual, is his/her own individual island,
with totally different mental and physical capabilities,
all of which, are part of any calculation
associated with determining the worthiness of the individual
to be added, as a link to an entire chain
of law enforcement.

 

A Weak Link Jeopardizes an entire Chain

 

Today's Corrective Action, is the Video

Even during these times of video proof,
members of law enforcement, continue to abuse,
as if their behavior is subjected the

"crack like control"

that dictate their acts of abusiveness
beyond their individual control.

 

Videos after Videos,
continue to pour in, validating the citizen's perspective
of an event as compared to the actual written police report,
yet, the benefit of the doubt,
even with video evidence, continue to be given
to the flawed police officer,
costing the city $millions in legal defense, and
civil secretly agreed to payments... to the citizen
who actually pay the legal fees, and legal agreements,
with their own taxes,
imposed by the city.

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In Lifting Cavs to Title, LeBron James Takes Place Among NBA's Ultimate Winners 6/21

In Lifting Cavs to Title, LeBron James Takes Place Among NBA's Ultimate Winners 6/21

NBA CHAMPS 2016

 

Now that the dust has settled 2 days after the best
NBA Finals of all times,
Here are my thoughts.

 

We observed what it means to view two sides of quality performance in highly talented professional teams,
and highly talented individuals,
and when the last second ticked off of the clock,
it was the most talented individua,l on the court,
that dictated his dominance over the most talented team,
on the court.

 

However, game 5,
provided a window into what was to take place over the next 3 games, in that, the legs grew weak
and the 3 point shots were not as accurate,
and the prolific scoring of the Worriers...
was stymied, by a aggressive defense by Cleveland,
who turned up the tempo, and the heat,
such that... the waning legs of the 3 point shooters,
could not lift, and sustain the long 3 point shots,
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“Tell you the Truth
to piss you off,

or

Tell you a Lie
to make you smile"

 

 

 

Long ago,
the fear of telling the truth
of what I did that would lead to an ass whopping
by my parents,
faded away.

 

To this day,
the truth is the last thing that I fear,
and I

in fact,
I challenge the truth, in that,
I demand of myself
to always tell the truth
regardless of the circumstances I may put myself in.

 

The Truth,
when living it,
forces me to make the right decisions
each and every day, and if…
and when I falter as a human being,
I tell the truth to those
whom I may have hurt verbally or emotionally.

 

Telling the truth
allows me to feel extremely confident
in all my acts and actions, to the extent that,
I don’t find myself chasing words,
worrying about whether or not,
my words spoken yesterday,
will be consistent with the words
that I speak today or tomorrow.

 

Telling the truth
allows me to feel extremely confident
in how I approach any relationship of any kind,
and for me,
speaking the truth from my heart,
forces the person that I’m speaking to…,
to make the adjustments to
the words of truth.

 

Telling the truth,
all the time,
generally causes a lot of people
to get pissed off at me,
for the truth is hurtful
to some who refuse to speak the truth,
and my willingness to live by the truth
becomes the a extra shield of confidence
that my choices are
the correct choices
when I piss people off with the truth.


Or


I can tell you a lie
about where I have been and
have you smile,


I can tell you a lie
as to who I went with…,
to see you smile,


I can tell you a lie
of what was discussed
to convince you to smile,


I can tell you a lie
as to how much money I spent,
to see you smile,


I can tell you a lie
of where I went yesterday afternoon
to make you smile,


I can tell you a lie
of whether or not I kissed her
to make you smile,


and these lies will make you smile in each instance,
and it’s the smile of trust

that will cause you so much pain
when you find out that
I have lied about any
“1”

of these instances.

 

It is the anger in your eyes
that informs me of the pain in your heart
that I caused,
when I told you a lie.

 

It’s the pain displayed in your emotions
that validates
that my lie destroyed a huge ratio of the trust
that I established in your heart.

 

It’s the pain that I caused
in the lie I told,
that causes me to wonder,


“How do I ask you for forgiveness”?

 

It’s the pain that I caused to your heart
that I acknowledge, and for me,
it is the pain that I caused
in you that leads me to wonder,

“if I’m worthy of your love”…..

 

For these reasons,
and for a lie that I told almost 3 decades ago,
I chose to always tell the truth
and learn to deal with your anger today,
rather than telling you a lie
and enjoying your short term smile
and eventually having to deal with
your loss of trust
in my love.

 

 

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In 1979…, while visiting a friend’s home…,
he played a “Prince Album” during my visit, and it was my first introduction to the voice, and the sound of a individual who made music, in a manner that I truly appreciated, from a artist perspectictive.

 

I have always had a deep, and compassionate heart, and on this Prince Album, from 1979…, there were two songs that seemed to understand my heart, as I looked into the eyes of the girls whom I had a crush on.

 

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A Golden State Warriors fan who was thrown or fell from the upper deck during a brawl after Game 7 of the NBA Finals remained hospitalized in critical condition Wednesday, CBS San Francisco station KPIX-TV reports.
Southern California resident and father of two Salvador Bimbo underwent surgery on Wednesday for the injuries he suffered from his fall on Father's Day, according to his family.

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They say he is suspected of accepting the money, personally and through an intermediary, in return for protecting dodgy investment business in the region.

Russia governor arrested over '€400,000 bribe' 6/26

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Trump: Clinton is a 'world-class liar'

The Viciousness with which Trump unleashes

his attacks sears into the consciousness of the average citizen,

Trump: Clinton is a 'world-class liar'which is how, and why, Trump was successful in his destruction of all his Republican opponents.

Weaknesses of any type will be identified and exposed…,

flawed history of any type will be focused on and exploited…,

any character trait issues will be magnified as a concern that will cause confusion in those who would choose to have a dislike for a person. However, if the opponent is a person of extensive history of flaws, to include “lying, theft, or greed”,

Trump is the type of candidate that will exploit those weaknesses to an extent that, even those who find the candidate “worthy”,

would question “valid” facts and points of one’s history.

Hillary Clinton & Bill Clinton has a trove of flawed acts and actions over the past 40 years…, all of which, provides an extensive array of perspectives for Trump to take in his attacks.

The Clinton’s are their own worst enemy in this instance, and it is their past that will be so focused on by this human pit bull that, even if Hillary is elected…

she will walk into the office severely wounded, to the extent that, even she will question her qualifications,

because the world will know them all as being “FACTS”.

This will be a bumpy ride for the Clintons.

 

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John Lewis leads sit in

Finally, They Stand For Right As Elected Officials

John Lewis leads sit inFor decades, every elected person who have sat on the seats of office as an elected member of the house,

have failed all American Citizens with their collective lack of honorable representation of the Citizens of this great nation.

We have allowed “dereliction of duty”, to permeate the halls of the house, and we have done absolutely nothing about it…,

yet we keep electing the same failed representatives over, and over, again. I’d call that “our fault”, and we continue to deserve all the piss poor representation that we have received from all the sit in the house of representatives.

However, someone has decided that “enough is enough”, and that individual has a history of taking a stance against flawed people, and flawed systems, by standing beside, and marching with MLK himself, in the 1960s.

America is no longer what it was 50 years ago demographically, and those who continue to hold on to the past, must be removed as soon as possible.

An old fashion sit in is a decent start.

We need citizens to go to the house and sit in with those few who represent all of us.

 

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