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Maine Governor Paul LePage criticised for 'racist' remarks

Maine Governor Paul LePage criticised for 'racist' remarks



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'Bridgegate' witness says Governor Christie knew of lane closures

NEWARK, N.J. (Reuters) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was 'Bridgegate' witness says Governor Christie knew of lane closuresaware of a politically motivated scheme to close lanes at the George Washington Bridge in 2013 as it was unfolding, a key prosecution witness testified on Tuesday at the criminal trial of two former Christie associates. David Wildstein, a former executive at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey who masterminded the plot, told jurors in

Newark federal court that he and Bill Baroni, another Port Authority executive, discussed the lane closure with Christie before a memorial service marking the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks at the World Trade Center.





Family Wants Answers on Man's Death After Police Beating

The family of a suburban Baltimore man who died after a violent scuffle "We don't want a skewed version of how Mr. Boyd received blunt force trauma and ended up in Franklin Square Hospital," Francis-Williams said. The police account, outlined in a report in which some details have been redacted, says that officers were called to Boyd's home just after 3 a.m. on Sept. 18 after he called 911 for what seemed at the time like a domestic disturbance: most of the call consisted of Boyd and his girlfriend, Deona Styron, yelling, police said.with police is planning his funeral while waiting to learn what exactly killed him.

Tawon Boyd, 21 — who had himself called 911 for assistance — died Wednesday, three days after an early morning encounter with police at his home in Middle River, Maryland that ended with an officer hitting him in the head and others climbing on top of him to subdue him, according to police.

Boyd, the father of a 3-year-old child, ended up at the hospital, where his heart and kidneys eventually failed, family lawyer Latoya Francis-Williams said. The family blames the officers — they have already put the Baltimore County government on notice of plans to file a wrongful death lawsuit.

But there are other circumstances that could have contributed to his death, including a preexisting medical condition, drug intoxication and medication administered by EMTs at the scene.

The results of an autopsy could take weeks, a spokesman for the Maryland Office of the Chief Medical Examiner said. Meanwhile, Francis-Williams said she is helping the family round up witnesses who could help investigators determine the cause of death.




Girl weeps over police shootings at tense Charlotte meeting

(CNN)A young girl climbed up a step ladder to stand at the podium before "It's a shame that our fathers and mothers are killed and we can't see them anymore," 

she said with tears streaming down her face.

"It's a shame that we have to go to their graveyard and bury them. And we have tears. 

We shouldn't have tears. We need our fathers and mothers to be by our side." a tense Charlotte City Council meeting. Petite in size, with braids in her hair and hearts on her t-shirt, Zianna Oliphant collected herself and delivered her message loud and clear.

"It's a shame that our fathers and mothers are killed and we can't see them anymore,"

she said with tears streaming down her face.

"It's a shame that we have to go to their graveyard and bury them. And we have tears.

We shouldn't have tears. We need our fathers and mothers to be by our side."

Zianna made her tearful statements during a highly-charged, emotional City Council meeting -- the first after protests over the police shooting of Keith Scott.




First 'three person baby' born using new method

The world's first baby has been born using a new "three person" fertility It's not the first time scientists have created babies that have DNA from three people - that breakthrough began in the late 1990s - but it is an entirely new and significant method.technique, New Scientist reveals. The five-month-old boy has the usual DNA from his mum and dad, plus a tiny bit of genetic code from a donor. US doctors took the unprecedented step to ensure the baby boy would be free of a genetic condition that his Jordanian mother carries in her genes. Experts say the move heralds a new era in medicine and could help other families with rare genetic conditions. But they warn that rigorous checks of this new and controversial technology, called mitochondrial donation, are needed.





Sam Allardyce: England manager loses job after undercover sting

(CNN)Sam Allardyce's reign as coach of England's soccer team has Sam Allardyce oversaw just one match as England manager, a 1-0 win over Slovakia.ended after just 67 days following an undercover sting by a

British newspaper.

The 61-year-old was caught on camera seemingly admitting that he knew of ways to skirt FIFA rules on player ownership.

The scandal came to light after the video recorded by undercover reporters from The Daily Telegraph was published Monday.

The Telegraph conducted a series of meetings with Allardyce where journalists posed as businessmen intending to invest in the English Premier League's lucrative transfer market.

Allardyce met with FA chairman Greg Clarke and chief executive Martin Glenn Tuesday, and said he "offered a sincere and wholehearted apology." "Further to recent events, the FA and I have mutually agreed to part company," Allardyce said in a statement Tuesday.





Danish political party hands out 'anti-migrant' spray

(CNN)A Danish anti-immigration party faces an international backlash Danish political party hands out 'anti-migrant' sprayafter handing out

"Asyl-spray" with an aim of protecting citizens against migrant attacks.

The right-wing Danskernes Parti, who consider themselves "National Democrats," handed out almost 150 of the spray cans on the streets of Haderslev, a port town in the southeast of Denmark on Saturday.

As the use of pepper spray is illegal in Denmark, the party used hair spray instead for their campaign.

Izza Leghtas, a Senior Advocate for Europe at Refugees International,

condemned the move as "an appalling act of hostility and xenophobia towards asylum-seekers and refugees."




Syria conflict: Aleppo evacuation corridors needed, WHO says

The World Health Organization wants safe routes to be set up immediately The US and its allies, who support the rebels fighting the Syrian government, have said the attacks constitute war crimes and accused Russia of "barbarism". Moscow has vigorously denied the allegations and criticised their "unacceptable" evacuate sick and wounded Syrians from besieged parts of the city of Aleppo. A spokeswoman said there were only 35 doctors left to care for hundreds of trapped patients, and that the number of casualties was rising. Medical supplies are also running out, and there is a shortage of blood. Russian-backed Syrian government forces launched an assault on eastern Aleppo on Thursday after a truce collapsed. Eastern parts of the city are held by rebels. Since then, the intense and sustained aerial bombardment of Aleppo and its surrounding countryside has killed at least 248 people, almost all of them civilians, according to the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.





Porsche-driving lawyer Nathan DeSai was Houston gunman

A "disgruntled" Porsche-driving lawyer wearing Nazi emblems has been Officials said DeSai was wearing historic military attire with Nazi emblems and used a semi-automatic handgun during the attack. Authorities also found a notebook with a Nazi symbol and recovered 75 shell casings at the scene. The guns were purchased legally and the suspect had a licence to carry concealed weapons, police said.named by police as the gunman who opened fire on a Texas street, injuring nine people.

Nathan DeSai, 46, began firing apparently indiscriminately at people driving by his apartment building in southwest Houston on Monday morning.

DeSai was killed during a shootout with police. Six people were shot and three had eye injuries from flying glass. Police found a Thompson submachine gun and ammunition in his sports car. As well as the Tommy gun, a bomb squad search of the suspect's black Porsche convertible, which was parked at the scene, found a semi-automatic rifle, a knife and 2,600 rounds of live ammunition.

Officials said DeSai was wearing historic military attire with Nazi emblems and used a semi-automatic handgun during the attack. Authorities also found a notebook with a Nazi symbol and recovered 75 shell casings at the scene. The guns were purchased legally and the suspect had a licence to carry concealed weapons, police said.




Spain Bankia fraud trial for ex-IMF boss Rodrigo Rato

Former IMF chief Rodrigo Rato and 64 other bankers have gone on trial in Madrid over an alleged credit card racket at Spain's troubled Bankia bank.




'Darktown' Imagines What It Was Like For Atlanta's First Black Policemen

In 1948, Atlanta added eight black men to its police force.

Knowing there would be stiff, maybe violent, resistance to the rookies' presence, Chief Herbert Jenkins assigned them a separate space. Instead of working from police headquarters, the black officers, under the oversight of a white captain, were relegated to the basement of the local "colored" YMCA. "The mayor and police chief of Atlanta were worried that if black men in uniform showed their faces in headquarters, the white cops would riot and attack them," Mullen says.This was at a time when, as author Thomas Mullen explains, a 1947 News

week article "estimated that one-quarter of Atlanta policemen were, in fact, members of the Ku Klux Klan." Those pioneer police officers were the inspiration for Mullen's new novel, Darktown, a blend of history, mystery and violence

that explores racial tensions in post-World War II Atlanta.

Today, the city is known as one of the most progressive in the South. Proudly dubbed "The City Too Busy to Hate," it never erupted into the racial violence that made other large Southern metropolises infamous.



Petrobras scandal: Brazil ex-Minister Antonio Palocci arrested

Former Brazilian Finance Minister Antonio Palocci has been arrested in Dozens of politicians and Petrobras executives have been arrested and sentenced after a two-year anti-corruption investigation.connection with a long-running inquiry into corruption at oil giant Petrobras. Prosecutors said he had maintained a "criminal relationship" with officials at a construction conglomerate. His lawyer said he was innocent and called the arrest a "spectacle".

Dozens of politicians and Petrobras executives have been arrested and sentenced after a two-year anti-corruption investigation.

The investigation, called the "Car Wash operations" has unveiled a massive corruption scheme at Petrobras. In a news conference, prosecutors said Mr Palocci had favoured construction giant Odebrecht while in government.





Air Force colonel charged with rape found dead at home

DENVER - The Air Force says a high-ranking officer who was charged Caughey is accused of raping a woman at Schriever Air Force Base, also in Colorado, in late 2014 or early 2015 while “holding her against the wall and floor using physical strength or violence,” court documents stated.  with rape​ has been found dead in his off-base Colorado home.

Colorado Springs police Sgt. Tim Stanke says officers responded to a report of a suicide when they found the body of Col. Eugene Caughey on Sunday. Stanke says police are awaiting autopsy results.

The 46-year-old Caughey had been vice commander of the 50th Space Wing at Schriever Air Force Base outside Colorado Springs.The unit operates key military satellite systems.

Caughey was charged with adultery, indecent filming or photography,dereliction of duty and conduct unbecoming an officer. Caughey is accused of raping a woman at Schriever Air Force Base, also in Colorado, in late 2014 or early 2015 while “holding her against the wall and floor using physical strength or violence,” court documents stated.

Prosecutors also accused him of photographing his exposed genitals while in uniform and groping women twice.

His court-martial was scheduled for Oct. 17.





Tributes for US golf legend Arnold Palmer, who died aged 87

Tributes have flooded in for legendary US golfer Arnold Palmer, who died Tributes have flooded in for legendary US golfer Arnold Palmer, who died on Sunday aged 87.on Sunday aged 87. He was one of golf's dominant players in the 1950s and early 1960s, winning seven major titles over seven seasons. Tiger Woods said: "Thanks Arnold for your friendship council and a lot of laughs."

The US Golf Association called him "golf's greatest ambassador". President Obama posted a photo of a lesson Palmer gave him in the Oval office at the White House. Jack Nicklaus, whose sporting rivalry with Palmer spanned over half a century, said he would "miss him greatly".

"We just lost one of the incredible people in the game of golf and in all of sports," he wrote on Twitter. "Arnold transcended the game of golf. He was more than a golfer or even great golfer. He was an icon. He was a legend."





Houston gunman's rampage ends with suspect dead

Nine people were wounded Monday when a gunman opened fire on The suspect, who she did not name, was a neighborhood resident and an attorney who was having problems at his law firm, Montalvo said.

She said police found numerous weapons at the scene. 

The suspect's Porsche was being scrutinized by a bomb-squad robot, and she said the man's apartment also would be thoroughly searched. Residents of a local condominium building were asked to shelter in place while the investigation was active.passing vehicles in southwest Houston, Acting Police Chief Martha Montalvo said.

The suspected gunman, who she described as a disgruntled lawyer, was fatally shot by officers who responded at the scene, she said.

Police tweeted they were on the scene of an "active shooter incident" north of West University, then tweeted that a suspect "has been shot by our officers."

Later they confirmed the shooter had died. Montalvo said officers responded to 911 calls of a shooter in the neighborhood and quickly became the suspect's target. Officers returned fire, killing the man.

The suspect, who she did not name, was a neighborhood resident and an attorney who was having problems at his law firm, Montalvo said.

She said police found numerous weapons at the scene.

The suspect's Porsche was being scrutinized by a bomb-squad robot, and she said the man's apartment also would be thoroughly searched. Residents of a local condominium building were asked to shelter in place while the investigation was active.





Miami Marlins star pitcher Jose Fernandez killed in boating accident

Miami Marlins star pitcher Jose Fernandez killed in boating accident

Fernández, who was 24, and two other men were found dead after their 32-foot boat was discovered crashed





Clinton server tech told FBI of colleagues' worries about system

A technician hired by Hillary Clinton to run the private email system she A technician hired by Hillary Clinton to run the private email system she used while U.S. secretary of state told investigators he tried to pass on colleagues' concerns that the system might not comply with records laws, FBI interview summaries show.used while U.S. secretary of state told investigators he tried to pass on colleagues' concerns that the system might not comply with records laws, FBI interview summaries show.

Bryan Pagliano, the technician Clinton hired when she joined the State Department in 2009, told federal investigators he relayed the concerns to Cheryl Mills, then Clinton's chief of staff.

Mills, whose lawyer did not respond to requests for comment, has previously testified under oath she could not recall anyone alerting her to potential problems with Clinton's email arrangement.

The episode had not been disclosed until the Federal Bureau of Investigation released on Friday night nearly 200 pages of additional records from its year-long investigation into the handling of classified government documents by Clinton and her staff via an unauthorized email server in the basement of her New York home.

Clinton has said the decision to use a private email system was a mistake, but the controversy has dogged her campaign as the Democratic candidate for the presidency and raised public doubts about her trustworthiness, public opinion polls show. Republicans have criticized her for putting national security at risk.





Two years after Ferguson, where is the police reform?

CHARLOTTE — Things would change, city officials vowed three years Two years after Ferguson, where is the police reform? ago, after a white police officer shot and killed a black man seeking help after he was injured in a car accident. There would be new training and community outreach designed to prevent encounters from escalating into police gunfire.

But change has been slow to come here and across the nation, since Jonathan Ferrell died in 2013.

Last week, a black police officer shot and killed another black man, Keith Lamont Scott, triggering massive, sometimes violent protests. Police officials acknowledged that the officer had recently been trained on ways to de-escalate tense encounters with citizens, but he had not yet received mandatory training aimed at rooting out racial, gender and religious bias.

Protesters who thronged the streets of downtown Charlotte for five straight nights after Scott’s shooting said the lack of progress is palpable. Charlotte police, they say, continue to single out minorities and ignite rather than reduce tensions.





A punch. A death. And now a fear in Britain that a surge in hate crimes is here to stay.

HARLOW, England — He went down with a single punch. Arkadiusz But nearly three months later, the rate of such crimes remains sharply higher than it was last year, generating fears that the xenophobic passions unleashed by the Brexit vote have created a new normal of fear and intimidation for the country’s approximately 8.5 million foreign-born residents.Jóźwik — shy, devoted to his mother and an immigrant to Britain from his native Poland — was out with friends late last month enjoying pizza and drinks when they were set upon by a group of teens, some reportedly shouting anti-Polish slurs.

The punch knocked Jóźwik to the ground, the back of his head slapping the concrete of the rundown pedestrian plaza in this hardscrabble London suburb.

The 40-year-old was taken off of life support days later. Now Jóźwik’s violent death is reverberating throughout Britain, and across Europe, as the latest evidence of a post-Brexit surge in suspected hate crimes directed at immigrants.

When anti-immigrant assaults first started rising after the June 23 vote to leave the European Union, authorities expressed hope that the spike would prove temporary.


Druggie drifters said to kill rashly amid dream of starting pot farm

One of three young drifters linked to a savage crime spree took the witness stand Tuesday to say the drug-addled group had selected their two killing victims — the first in San Francisco and the second in Marin County — almost randomly while dreaming of moving to Oregon to start a pot farm.



Day after debate, Clinton gloats and Trump fumesDay after debate, Clinton gloats and Trump fumes


Reality Check: First Clinton v Trump presidential debate


DHS: 18 states seeking help securing elections


Senate Democrats block government funding bill over Flint aid


Elon Musk outlines Mars colony vision


Tyson recalls 130,000 pounds of chicken nuggets


Two bomb attacks take place in Dresden, GermanyTwo bomb attacks take place in Dresden, Germany


Louisiana under-21 strippers sue for right to dance


Learning to code can get you a $70,000 job


Blast in Bronx 'drug lab' kills New York firefighter


Sexism row grips German politics and shakes CDU Jenna Behrends set off an avalanche of comments with her attack on sexism in politics


Obama nominates ambassador to Cuba


U.S. Government To Pay $492 Million To 17 American Indian Tribes


Invasive Asian carp leaps onto restaurant tablesInvasive Asian carp leaps onto restaurant tables


Kevin Hart And Amy Schumer: The New King And Queen Of Comedy
Kevin Hart And Amy Schumer: The New King And Queen Of Comedy


No UT penalty for Tenn. prof who tweeted 'Run 'em down'No UT penalty for Tenn. prof who tweeted 'Run 'em down'


Guess What? As Of Today, The Western Hemisphere Has No WarsGuess What? As Of Today, The Western Hemisphere Has No Wars


Hey, Trump, here's why China won't 'go into' North Korea


For First Time, Destruction Of Cultural Sites Leads To War Crime ConvictionFor First Time, Destruction Of Cultural Sites Leads To War Crime Conviction


U.S. Targets Chinese Company For Supporting N. Korean Nuclear Program


Push to keep "gypsy cops" with questionable pasts off the streetsPush to keep "gypsy cops" with questionable pasts off the streets


Prosecutor: No federal charges in police killing in Memphis


Angry Charlotte residents call on mayor, police chief to quit


Syrian troops launch ground offensive against Aleppo rebelsSyrian troops launch ground offensive against Aleppo rebels


Call to topple Christopher Columbus statue from its Barcelona perchCall to topple Christopher Columbus statue from its Barcelona perch



F-35 catches fire in latest problem for the $100 million fighter


Syria conflict: Obama 'deeply concerned' about Aleppo


Identical twin confesses to 2003 murder that put his brother behind bars


Canadian-Iranian academic Homa Hoodfar released by IranCanadian-Iranian academic Homa Hoodfar released by Iran


Charlotte officer did not activate body camera until after Keith Scott had been shot


Soap actor Znah-Bzu Tsegaye flees EthiopiaSoap actor Znah-Bzu Tsegaye flees Ethiopia


Chicago teachers vote to authorize strike in contract talks


Colombia peace deal: Historic agreement due to be signed


Iowans prepare for 2nd-worst flooding in history


Two buses collide in Lincoln Tunnel; dozens injured


1 of 2 boaters missing for week found alive, adrift in raft


Saudi women file petition to end male guardianship systemSaudi women file petition to end male guardianship system


Building a life in Germany, a Syrian watches war at homeBuilding a life in Germany, a Syrian watches war at home


Lawyer for Mexico drug lord 'El Chapo' Guzman claims torture


With blanket ceremony, American Indians give Obama a warm embrace


Wells Fargo's Unauthorized Accounts Likely Hurt Customers' Credit Scores


Bridgegate: Plot to foul bridge traffic ID'd 2 years earlier


Philippine President Says He'll Open Trade Alliances With China, Russia


War Studies Suggest A Concussion Leaves The Brain Vulnerable To PTSD



Girl, 17, missing after police find three bodies at her home in California


Syria: 6 children killed by barrel bombs in Aleppo offensive, say activistsSyria: 6 children killed by barrel bombs in Aleppo offensive, say activists


Miami Marlins baseball star Jose Fernandez dies in boat crashMiami Marlins baseball star Jose Fernandez dies in boat crash


Bill Nunn, famous for 'Do the Right Thing' role, dies at 62 Bill Nunn, famous for 'Do the Right Thing' role, dies at 62


China's colossal radio telescope begins testingChina's colossal radio telescope begins testing




Don King drops N-word in bizarre introductory speech for Trump

You are "what you are comfortable with"

"America needs Donald Trump, we need Donald Trump … especially black people," King, who is supporting Trump's presidential bid, said at the Cleveland Heights church where the mogul was set to speak. "They told me, you got to try to imitate and emulate the white man and then you can be successful so we tried that," King continued, before trying to explain how racism has plagued African-American community.

Look around the room, and
note the people that you are

comfortable associating with,
note the people that you are comfortable with working beside and having a beer with,

note the people that you are willing to socialize with, and in this case, note the people that you have speak on your behalf,

and if you are willing to take a birdseye view of who you are comfortable with, acknowledge what your comfortable with.

In this instance, Donald Trump is being supported by the ilrationally known, Don King, and this speaks for itself.







Japan's Abe says North Korea threat demands "entirely distinct" response

Japan ramp's up the beat of a serious drum

Abe said, adding that it was "substantially more serious than before." "We must therefore respond to this in a manner entirely distinct from our responses thus far. We must concentrate our strengths and thwart North Korea's plans," Abe said, adding that Japan would "lead" Security Council discussions on the issue.Japan's leadership is not taking the acts and actions of North Korea's Un's

missile testing as any laughing matter, in fact...,

the thing that we might want to pay close attention to...,

is the response by Japan and Vietnam, as they continue to speak more bristly about not just of North Korea, but of how they speak in regards to China.

It appears that the Asian Nations are the only category of human beings that are not in some type of war,

and trust me, we don't want the Asian Nations to begin shooting at each other because, no outside nations will be able to make any  lead way  in terms of convincing they war is wrong and will never solve any human problem.

Pay close attention to Japan, North and South Korea, Vietnam, China, and the Philippines.








Massachusetts court: black man fleeing police does not signify guilt

Finally, a proper interpretation of the law

We have allowed ourselves to become conditioned to believe that a police officer

"is the law",

and not that a police officer is only  a "Law Enforcement Officer"...,

that is required to serve as a protector of the citizens..., while serving as a representative of the Justice System.

Demanding that a citizen

"immediately obey"

a police officer's command has become the mantra by which police officers derive the justification for physically accosting any, and all American Citizens.

Judges, and other officers of the Justice System,

have failed in their obligations to refute the obscured beliefs police officersfor decades, and supported actions of the members of the local police department, which now operate like nothing more that a
Systemic & Organized Gang

with the power of the badge and a gun.

Finally, one Justice Department Representative speaks

from the perspective of human understanding, and the understanding of the rights of any citizen to protect his/her








Colin Kaepernick Responds to Trent Dilfer's Comments on Kneeling During Anthem

Dilfer's Opinion damages his reputation severely

Trent Dilfer's comments, suggesting that Colin Kaepernick should Martin Rogers of USA Today noted that Dilfer said Kaepernick "is a backup QB whose job is be quiet and sit in the shadows" suggested his protest was having negative impact on team dynamic.keep his mouth shut with this comment;

" "You're a back-up quarterback, stay in your place" "

is the type of comment that suggests that Trent Dilfer...

is a person that is pissed that Kaepernick's position as a "employee", out weighs his life's disposition as a

human being.

The flaw in Dilfer's comments are that, he is expressing an opinion of a person who is choosing to express his individualism, based on his individual choice.

One would ask Trent Dilfer,

"when have you ever felt a need to take a stance on anything that you felt was a wrong against
"someone else


Trent Dilfer has never took a stance against any degree of
"racism or perceived racism" that I am aware of, especially, in a circumstances that would cause him to be "judged" negatively, so, it appears that Trent Dilfer is really expecting Kaepernick

to do as he did.... which is

"keeping his mouth shut as he witnessed "racism"

and "racist" acts"..., so...

in my opinion, it is Dilfer who should continue practicing

what he lives.







Judge to woman in rape case: 'Why couldn't you just keep your knees together?'

Poor Character Traits in a Judge is "DANGEROUS"

We are seeing more and more flawed character traits in more and Judge to woman in rape case: 'Why couldn't you just keep your knees together?'more "Judges, State Attorney's, Sheriff's,
Mayor's and Police Officers"
not because people are changing for the worse now a day...,
but because there are more resources...

forcing the stories to the forefront,
that have been looked over by the large media conglomerates...,

that refused to present the truths that take place behind the curtains of decision making all around this country,

for the past 100 plus years.

The suggestion by this judge,

to a female, to keep her legs closed after being "raped",

is a disposition that is unacceptable in the position as a








Clinton: Half of Trump supporters are in 'basket of deplorables'

Statesmanship & Intellectual Disposition Gone... in this election

The next President of these United States of America,

will not have human qualities that one would assign to those who are construed as

"Intellectuals, Adults, Mature, or Poised".

However, the next President if these United States of America

will fall comfortably in categories associated with

"Bigotry, Racist, Arrogance, Untrustworthy, Dishonest, & Liar".

What we have allowed...

is the forced conditioning by those who have dictated

to 330 Million Americans...
a 2 party system designed, and operated by the
rich and powerfu, in the 2 political parties.

We have been conditioned to accept

poor character, and poor behavioral traits,
in those who are chosen by the rich and powerful,

and this year, the 2 parties have produced the worse candidates in the history of the election system...

and there ain't nothing millions of Americans can do about it, but

Take It.







'What Is Aleppo?' There's No Easy Answer

Absolutely Rediculous degree of

current or world events

Gary Johnson, the Libertarian candidate for president, was chagrined and embarrassed this week after he asked, "What is Aleppo?" in reply to a question on MSNBC. Mr. Johnson made no excuses and said later he simply "blanked" — his word — when asked what he would do about the besieged Syrian city in which hundreds of thousands of civilians are trapped, many starving and defenseless against artillery, bombs and alleged chemical weapons.Gary Johnson, the Libertarian candidate for president,
response to a question during a interview, about the subject of largest city in Syria, and the "5 Plus Years" of war that has sent millions of Syrians to Europe and every ajoining nation, was



Anyone who has been living under a rock for the past 5 years,

who's response to the major event of this entire decade so far,

is "What is Aleppo", should have long ago, been brief by someone who knows him, lives with him, or consider themselves as his friend, should have asked him at least 1 question about Syria.

The fact that Gary Johnson could not answer this question,

validates that he, and his entire interest,

are un-qualified, based on their lack of world level knowledge and understanding.

Have a good day.








Colin Kaepernick's jersey is top seller after protest

Convictions... is what one stands by under any and all circumstances

99% of human beings are followers, refusing to step out of the crowd, to opt not to go along just to get along.

Colin Kaepernick's jersey is top seller after protest

Those who think, and believe in their individualism,

will be more apt to say no, when everyone else says yes...

Those who think, and believe in their individualism, will be more apt to speak out loud, or verbally refute, when others will say nothing.

Each individual is a totally different entity, and those who go against the grain, will be challenged by those who are more willing to say nothing..., when abuses take place, but they are willing to lead the pack against those who speak based on their convictions.

Those who have no convictions....

speak against those that would set the example of truth and fairness.

How about you....

What would cause you to take a stand, and stand strong as you are called names for your stance?






Newly-Leaked Democratic Memo Calls Black Lives Matter ‘Radical,’ Tells Staff Not To Offer Support 9/5/16

Democratic Machine

"Equally" as

Corrupt as the Republican Machine


Each Vote, and Each Individual Voter is
Extremely Valuable

to anyone who is running for any seat of power, and to not understand
the "value" of your vote, places you in the brackets of
"menuverable, able to be minipulated, blind follower, &
Under Knowledged- Open to suggestion


You are not represented by anyone who serves as a
"High Ranking, Medium Ranking, or Low Ranking"
representative of the Democratic Party

You are nothing more than a vote that can be
minupated, and position, based on two lifes attributes:

1. Your lack of knowledge of day to day life facts that allow yourself to be convinced that following their carefully crafted rules,
will eventually lead to
even after witnessing, and experinecing hundreds of instances when following the rules netted results equal to "no rules at all",
yet you remain silent, and incapable of managing the simple task of planning as a collective group to remove those who have denied you of
"Justice & Accountability"


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It would be "unjust and unfair for Mr. Saucier to receive any sentence other than probation for a crime those more powerful than him will likely avoid," attorney Derrick Hogan wrote.

Sailor Denied 'Clinton Deal,' Gets 1 Year in Prison for 6 Photos of Sub 8/21/16

Proof that Position & Wealth

Equal Un-Equal Treatment


Former Secretary of the State,
the person that is responsible for, among other things,
* Serves as the President's principal adviser on U.S. foreign policy;
*Advises the President on the appointment of U.S. ambassadors, ministers, consuls, and other diplomatic representatives;
*Negotiates, interprets, and terminates treaties and agreements;
*Ensures the protection of the U.S. Government to American citizens, property, and interests in foreign countries;
*Supervises the administration of U.S. immigration laws abroad;
*Administers the Department of State;
works directly with, and for the President of the United States of America,
a position held by Hillary Clinton,
whom lied about her use of her personal computer for formal email purposes specific to her highly classified position as Secretary of State,
as being authorized and approved by the State Department,
was found to have hundreds of classified emails
on her private server,
Hillary Clinton was "not charged".



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Week 3 Games Schedule





Game of the week... I'm going with the TX on this one


Proof of what "Good Coaching" is all about.



Bills go down again.. Bills go down again.... Billls....


Ah... wrong... Bills get #1


Toss up.... Raiders...


Raiders get #2


Dolphins ought to get a win...


Cleveland may find this season no diff than last


Ravens revive the down fall in this one... but, I ought to go for the upset


Tough loss for the Jags


Packers redeem themselves and revive the fans


Lions wasn't about to be a floor matt


Denver gets another win and the Bengles wonders


Denver refused to let the Bengles get a soft week


Panther's keep the ball moving but barely


Panther's full of mistakes and the Vikes d speaks loudly


Giants pull off another win to take charge of the div


Who's idea was it to let the skins win?



Bucs back on the winning side


2 in a row for the Bucs... not a good thing


Sea Hawks wake up and do the right thing


Sea Hawks offense finally work up


Jets pull off a good win in this one.


what a game for the Jets... UGLY


Colts take one and gets a chance to breath


Colts finally get a w


Steelers continue the offensive roll


Steelers was dominated


Cowboys destroy the Bears


Who's surprised at this score



Saints defends the home field


Div win for the Saints... what could be better?



Ok... boys and girls...

8-8 this weekend and it appears that extremely sharp minded and exceptionally football knowledge people like myself, will have to deal with the uncertainties of this years NFL play.

Texans, Cardinals, Giants, Panthers, and the Steelers...

all lose under circumstances where one sharp minded prognosticator would have easily gotten quality numbers...

but noo....... not this year....  thus


has to be acceptable as a sub par performance of prognostications continue this year.


Season's Prognostigations Percentages:

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How to remain


psychologically strong


within chaos


Your Mental Stamina
is your foundation
that provides stability when your physically
within any chaotic environment


Having Mental Stamina

that your mind
is full of information on a variety of subjects
based on your willingness to patiently
read or listen
to information associated with a
variety of subjects.


Mental Stamina
is a chosen decision to focus daily…
on ascertaining information
from any source
with the understanding that all information
presented in any manner
is useful information.


Mental Stamina
is the understanding
that it takes 1 second to be 1 second
to understand that
it takes 10 thousand seconds
to read and understand something

that adds value
to your mental database...

an action that
helps you to apply
the patients to read
for the 10 thousand seconds
to accomplish the feat

of acquiring the knowledge
that can be added to your existing
mental database.


Mental Stamina
provides the foundation
to exist in any
hostile or chaotic


Within the walls
of a home of chaos

Within the walls
of a school that is chaotic

Within the walls
of a working environment
that is chaos daily

Within the walls
of a prison that is chaos hourly

Within the walls
of a city limit
that is a city of chaos

Within the walls
of a nation’s boundaries
that exist in chaos

In order to exist…
one has to have a strong foundation

of knowledge
based on information that will

allowthe individual to focus

on his/her individualism
that will shield the individual
from acquiescing to
Chaotic behavior


The Ability to focus…
While being subjected to chaos
for extended periods of time
Is the validation of ones
Mental Stamina


Building Mentally Stamina
is the understanding

to patiently
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on all subjects



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Content of Character

Dictate Behavior


The Content of Ones Character
is the envelope that stores all of the attributes of ones human behavior, such as:
the words that one uses,
the manner in which one speak the words of their choosing,
the aggressiveness or softness in which one present words,
"Curtness, Politeness, Abusiveness",
convictions that refuse to lie or mis-represent the facts,
convictions to stand against bigotry & racist,
willingness to protect those who act with malice,
protect and support wrong doers,
... and so many other human behavioral characteristics that we experience each and every time we have a conversation or an interaction with another human being.


Maine Governor Paul LePage,
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Doctor Confesses: I Lied To Protect Colleague In Malpractice Suit

The Destruction of a "Lie", triples in critical professions

We know, as human beings, what a lie can do to a relationship of any type.

While it's impossible to know to what extent Aanning's testimony influenced the outcome, the jury sided in favor of his colleague — and, ever since, Aanning said, he has felt haunted by his decision.We know the reasons for telling a lie when one is a child... but, we also know that the reasons for telling a lie as an adult, are generally, lies told intended to avoid accountability or to manipulate others for self benefit or collective positioning.

A Doctor tells a lie to protect a fellow Doctor's reputation, is the type of lie that does 10 times more harm than any other type of lie, primarily because, it allows the flawed Doctor to continue to harm others, while ignoring the pain and suffering in the life of the victims who the poorly skilled doctor damaged.

This type of professional supporting lying is standard in all professional environments, with the most known lying to support a fellow professional has taken place in the profession of
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In this instance, the lie remains as a conscious burden that destroys from the inside out.

Telling the truth isn't a difficult thing to do...

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Philippines' Duterte fierce attack on 'hypocritical' EU

Example how we allow flawed leaders get away with...

Syria's Bashar Al Assad..., 5 years ago, denied citizens of Syria But the president hit back angrily, saying the European Parliament's colonial-era ancestors killed "thousands" of Arabs and other peoples.

"They're taking the high ground to assuage their feelings of guilt. But who did I kill?

"Assuming it to be true - 1,700, who are they? Criminals. You call that genocide," he told officials in Davao.

"Now the EU has the gall to condemn me."request for a new style government by sending, initially, brutal attacks upon the peaceful protests of citizens of Syria.

Today, 5 years later, some of the most recent reports of the most egregious of all types of attacks on citizens is "Chemical Warfare", which has been validated to have taken place in Syria, by the representatives of the Syrian Government, led by Al Assad,
who have yet to be assigned the correct criminal label of being responsible for "War Crimes and Murder" of Syrian Citizens...

Now... the Philippines have an elected leader that is, at a minimum, has a criminal history, supported by witnesses who have come forward to testify in court, his past acts and actions....

yet... the world's leaders have allowed another human being to be given the status and prestige of a leader that allows him to avoid prosecution or correct assignment of his/her acts and actions.

When your nation's leadership work with a nation that has a criminal in the leader's seat, your entire nation becomes a endorsor of all the flawed acts and actions of that nation's leadership.






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INDIANAPOLIS — In the two weeks since IndyStar reported sexual Four of the women contacted IndyStar directly, along with a fifth woman who filed a report with police in 2004. Each of them said they told police Nassar penetrated them with his finger during what were supposed to be medical treatments. Three of the five said they were underage at the time. Two said he also touched their breasts. One said Nassar was sexually aroused.abuse allegations against former USA Gymnastics team physician Dr. Larry Nassar, 16 more women have filed criminal complaints against the doctor. Four of the women contacted IndyStar directly, along with a fifth woman who filed a report with police in 2004

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Police release bodycam footage of Keith Scott shooting

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