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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Is Mom, or the daughter, the bigger slut and low-life?

Dear Readers:

I'm not going to comment on this video except to say that this is what it was like when I was growing up! (Spare the rod and spoil the child?)
I think the bigger problem here is whether the girl is the bigger slut, or the mother for her language and behaviour!
As her daughter whimpered in the corner after a four-minute beating, Shanavia Miller held up the camera, fixed her hair and spoke to the people watching on the teen’s Facebook page.
“This is my page now,” Miller said. “Now I’m gonna need y’all to send this viral. Please share this because I’m not done. More to come.”
The live stream, a copy of which has been uploaded to YouTube (warning: it contains graphic language and violence), has been viewed thousands of times and has sparked a debate about corporal punishment and Internet shaming in the Facebook era.

(Now I have to make a comment that the mother is certainly no role-model with the language that's coming out of her mouth!)
It could also have real-world repercussions. Multiple users have called for Miller’s arrest. Miller could still be criminally charged, according to Darnisha Green, a spokeswoman for the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department. Green said people began forwarding the video to her department over the weekend.
“Our special victims unit looked into the case and officers talked to the mother and daughter,” Green said. “Although the daughter said she felt safe in the home, the case has been referred to the Department of Family and Children Services.” No one has been charged in connection with the video, and it was unclear if the social services agency has taken any action.
Both Miller and her 16-year-old daughter, Nia Green, subsequently posted comments about the incident on social media, and both were identified in local news reports about the case.
The video was uploaded over the weekend shortly after Miller discovered that Nia had posted pictures of her boyfriend in a towel on Facebook — pictures her mother believed were snapped in the family’s Savannah home. In Facebook posts, the daughter said she had not told her mother that she was sexually active. Her mother was also outraged that the teen would post racy details about her sex life on Facebook.
The punishment, Miller determined, would go on Facebook, too. At one point, she motions for the person filming to move closer to get a better view.
In between harsh words, she strikes her daughter, sometimes with a stick, other times while the teen cowers in a corner behind a washing machine with her hands over her face.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-nation/wp/2016/07/26/georgia-mom-beats-daughter-on-facebook-live-as-punishment/?utm_term=.85f1894c170c StumbleUpon

Politics and Art! (Or was it no-Art?)

Dear Readers:

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Let's see, last week the Republican National Convention they had that "Duck" guy who looks like a Muslim terrorist speaking, also Rudy Giuliani, Chris Christie, the Trump kids, Ben Carson, Newt Grinch, Mike Tyson, Malaria Trump, ......, and let's not forget Scott Baio! A truly stellar cast of characters folks! (And I use the term 'characters' advisedly!)

Meanwhile, last night, on just the first night of the DNC shin-dig they had a lineup that's packed with star power -- with two presidents, a vice president and the first lady serving as warm-up acts for Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine.

There also was /  or will be, BERNIE SANDERS, Al Franken, Sarah Silverman,  Paul Simon, (Minus Art Garfunkel) Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker,Eva Longoria, Bill Clinton, Michelle Obama, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Michael Bloomberg, Retired Gen. John Allen, who led the war in Afghanistan, a really great church choir, and MOST NOTABLY, the absence of Debbie Wasserman Schultz.
WELL KIDS, I'D SAY THAT IT WAS DEMOCRATS TEN ......, REPUBLICANS NO SCORE!
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 For nearly 14 years Jimmy Kimmel has has signed off his show by saying, "Apologies to Matt Damon, we ran out of time."

Well, the Jason Bourne star has had enough with the long-standing bit.

Damon, 45, put together another therapy session to talk out his feud with Kimmel, 48, this time using art to release their emotions.

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Monday, July 25, 2016

Speaking out on police shootings: ‘I can no longer stay silent'

“I was raised by parents who taught me to love and respect people regardless of their race or background, so I am saddened and frustrated by the divisive rhetoric and racial tensions that seem to be getting worse as of late. I know this country is better than that, and I can no longer stay silent. We need to find solutions that ensure people of color receive fair and equal treatment AND that police officers — who put their lives on the line every day to protect us all — are respected and supported.
“Over the past three decades I have seen up close the dedication of the law enforcement officers who protect me and my family. I have the greatest respect for their sacrifice and service. I also recognize that for many people of color their experiences with law enforcement have been different than mine. I have decided to speak out in the hope that we can come together as Americans, and through peaceful dialogue and education, achieve constructive change.
“To support that effort, I am making contributions of $1 million each to two organizations, the International Association of Chiefs of Police’s newly established Institute for Community-Police Relations and the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. The Institute for Community-Police Relations’ policy and oversight work is focused on building trust and promoting best practices in community policing. My donation to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, the nation’s oldest civil rights law organization, will support its ongoing work in support of reforms that will build trust and respect between communities and law enforcement. Although I know these contributions alone are not enough to solve the problem, I hope the resources will help both organizations make a positive difference.”
Michael Jordan

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Wassermann commits Hari Kari!

Dear Readers:

Debbie Wassermann Schultz, the chairwoman of the DNC is being forced to resign today and I'm hardly surprised that she fell on her sword.

What does surprise me is the furor caused by a dirty trick concerning the relatively minor issue of Bernie Sanders faith, or lack thereof, against the egregious sins of the people on the Republican side of the floor, ya have to sit back and wonder what all the fuss is about!
 
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Hey boys and girls, guess who's NOT voting Democrat in the U.S. fall election? 
President Barack Obama's half-brother, Malik Obama, says he will vote for Republican nominee Donald Trump in the U.S. election in November because he likes the candidate and he is unhappy with his brother's leadership.

Malik, who is in his 50s, told Reuters by phone from Obama's ancestral home of Kogelo in western Kenya that he supports Trump's policies, especially his focus on security.

"He appeals to me and also I think that he is down to earth and he speaks from the heart and he is not trying to be politically correct. He's just straight-forward," he said.

Malik, a U.S. citizen, has lived in Washington since 1985 where he worked with various firms before becoming an independent financial consultant.

Trump's stance against Muslims coming in to the United States was understandable even to Muslims like himself, Malik said.

"I'm a Muslim, of course, but you can't have people going around just shooting people and killing people just in the name of Islam," he said.

He criticized President Obama's record in the White House saying he had not done much for the American people and his extended family despite the high expectations that accompanied his election in 2008, both in the United States and Kenya.

The two men appear to have drifted apart but were previously close. Malik has visited the president in the Oval office and was also best man at Barack's wedding.

Obama's election created much excitement in Kenya especially in Kogelo village where their father was born before going to study at the University of Hawaii.

Obama visited Nairobi, in the first ever trip by a sitting U.S. president to the East African nation last July, and promised to visit more often when he leaves office.

Malik defended his right to criticize his brother, citing freedom of expression.

"To each his own. I speak my mind and I'm not going to be put in a box just because my brother is the President of the United States," Malik said.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/obamas-brother-says-vote-trump-111755691.html?ref=gs

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After all this time, and thousands of dollars in research and investigation, we here at 'Allan's perspective" have finally found out who let the dogs out!!!!


According to Anslem Douglas, the Trinidad and Tobago native who wrote the original song in 1996, titled “Doggie” ― which was covered hideously by a British group before the Baha Men ― the dogs are badly behaved dudes.

“It’s a man-bashing song, it is,” Douglas told The Huffington Post, explaining how his former brother-in-law often used the phrase.

Although we suspected the words between the song’s riotous refrains may actually refer to women ― “dog” can be a derogatory term for either gender ― the lyrics back him up. After their first round of asking who, who, let the dogs out, the Baha Men sing:
When the party was nice, the party was bumpin’ (Hey, Yippie, Yi, Yo)
And everybody havin’ a ball (Hah, Ho, Yippie, Yi, Yo)
I tell the fellas, “Start the name callin’” (Yippie, Yi, Yo)
And the girls respond to the call ― the poor dog show up! 
The scene: a party. Douglas, however, explained that the party is merely a metaphor ― another way to say things were going swell, generally, in life. The speaker then calls on his male friends to engage in rude name-calling toward the women party goers, who respond in turn. According to Douglas, it’s the women who then start calling the men “dogs” in each refrain.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/who-let-the-dogs-out-no-really-who-did-it_us_578d336ae4b0a0ae97c2fee4?ir=Entertainment&section=us_entertainment&utm_hp_ref=entertainment


(Baha Men lead singer Isaiah Taylor Taylor, though, had a different answer. “I always say that that our drummer did that,” he said, explaining how it became an inside joke among the Baha Men to accuse their bandmate. “We say, ‘Hey, man, you let the dogs out!’)

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Sunday, July 24, 2016

Strange E-Mail!

Dear Readers:

Image result for crazy lady clipartI got an E-mail from Catherine Rust today and it was sent at 3 o'clock in the morning.

I couldn't quite understand what she was trying to say, but it made perfect sense to me that she would send it at that time in the morning ..., because as everyone knows: "Rust never sleeps!"
(Thank you Neil Young!)

Allan

(BY THE WAY: I sometimes worry about falling and accidentally biting off my tongue. Then when I phone 911....., I can't tell them what's wrong!!!!)


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Sunday Morning Funnies About Marriage.

Dear Readers:

Since we are hot and heavy into an election down in the States, let's have a look at the State of Marriage! (By the way, from the tone of these jokes, I would have to say they were made by men!)

A little boy says, ‘Dad, I’ve heard that in some parts of Africa a man doesn’t know his wife until he marries her.’ ‘Son,’ says the dad. ‘That happens everywhere.’

A husband and wife were golfing when suddenly the wife asked, "Honey, if I died would you get married again?" The husband said, "No sweetie." The woman said, "I'm sure you would." So the man said, "Okay, I would" Then the woman asked, "Would you let her sleep in our bed?" And the man replied, "Ya, I guess so." Then the wife asked, "Would you let her use my golf clubs?" And the husband replied, "No, she's left handed."

A man inserted an 'ad' in the classifieds: "Wife wanted." Next day he received a hundred letters. They all said the same thing: "You can have mine."

A wife arrived home after a long shopping trip, and was horrified to find her husband in bed with a young, lovely thing. Just as she was about to storm out of the house, her husband stopped her with these words: "Before you leave, I want you to hear how this all came about. Driving home, I saw this young girl, looking poor and tired, I offered her a ride. She was hungry, so I brought her home and fed her some of the roast you had forgotten about in the refrigerator." Her shoes were worn out so I gave her a pair of your shoes you didn’t wear because they were out of style. She was cold so I gave her that new birthday sweater you never wore even once because the color didn’t suit you. Her slacks were worn out so I gave her a pair of yours that you don’t fit into anymore. Then as she was about to leave the house, she paused and asked, "Is there anything else that your wife doesn’t use anymore?" "And so, here we are!"

Practical thought: A husband is supposed to make his wife's panties wet, not her eyes. A wife is supposed to make her husband's dick hard, not his life...!

The young bride approached her awaiting husband on their wedding night and demanded $20 for their first love-making encounter. In his highly aroused state, he readily agreed. This scenario was repeated each time they made love for the next 30 years, him thinking it was a cute way for her to buy new clothes, etc. Arriving home around noon one day, she found her husband in a very drunken state. Over the next few minutes she heard of the ravages of financial ruin caused by corporate down sizing and it's effects on a 50 year old executive. Calmly, she handed him a bank book showing deposits and interest for 12 years totaling nearly $1 million dollars. Pointing across the parking lot she gestured toward the local bank while handing him stock certificates worth nearly $2 million dollars and informing him that he was the largest stockholder in the bank. She told him that for 30 years she had charged him each time they had sex, and this was the result of her investments. By now he was distraught and beating his head against the side of the car. She asked him why the disappointment at such good news and he replied, "If I had known what you were doing, I would have given you all of my business!"

 Getting married is very much like going to a restaurant with friends. You order what you want, and when you see what the other fellow has, you wish you had ordered that.

There was a man who had three girlfriends, but he did not know which one to marry. So he decided to give each one $5000 and see how each of them spent it. The first one went out and got a total makeover with the money. She got new clothes, a new hairdo, manicure, pedicure, the works, and tells the man, "I spent the money so I could look pretty for you because I love you so much." The second one went out and bought new golf clubs, a CD player, a television, and a stereo and gave them to the man. She said, "I bought these gifts for you with the money because I love you so much." The third one takes the $5000 and invests it in the stock market, doubles her investment, returns the $5000 to the man and reinvests the rest. She says, "I am investing the rest of the money for our future because I love you so much." The man thought long and hard about how each of the women spent the money. Finally, being the mere man he was, he decided to marry the one with the biggest breasts. 

As a couple gets into bed, the husband starts to rub and kiss his wife. She turns over and says, "I'm sorry, honey. I've got a gynecologist appointment tomorrow, and I want to stay fresh." The husband sadly turns over. A few minutes later, he rolls back over and taps his wife. "Do you have a dentist appointment, too?" StumbleUpon

Why did Bernie Sanders lose the popular vote to Clinton in 2016?

Guest Post By William Murphy, Professor of American History, specializing in political history (Quora Digest)




Image result for clinton and sandersIt’s important to understand that what Bernie Sanders did was absolutely extraordinary. Focusing on the fact that he did not win is sort of missing the bigger story.

Here was a guy who, a little over a year ago, no one had heard of outside of Vermont. When he declared his candidacy he polled at 4%, and over 90% of Americans had never heard of him. He is 73 years old in a country that prizes youth. His public image was frumpy; he looked like he never combed his hair. He had never been a formal member of the Democratic Party until declaring he would run for president. He had described himself as a socialist in the past, in a country where most people think socialism means a Soviet-style managed economy and dictatorship. He was running against one of the most experienced and well-known politicians in America, whose polling numbers a year or two ago were much better than they are today. She was the presumed winner; she had a LOT more money (to start out) and the full backing of the Democratic Party establishment.

With all of that going against him, he won 12 million votes and, what, 22 states? (Apologies to Sanders supporters if it was more than 22. I’m sure one of you will correct me. It was around that number.)

Image result for clinton and sandersThe old, crazy-haired Jewish Socialist from Vermont with the thick New York accent who nobody had ever heard of was packing thousands of people into auditoriums and arenas to hear him speak. He made a real race out of a contest most people assumed would be a coronation. He won 1900 pledged delegates out of 4,053; that’s far more than most losing candidates get in nomination battles. He made Clinton fight, and fight hard, for a nomination that originally seemed to be hers for the taking.

He did not win. But if, a little over a year ago, you had lined up a group of political journalists, pundits, historians and political scientists, and described someone exactly like Bernie Sanders, and asked them how many states they thought he would win, you’d probably get a universal answer of “zero.” Nobody thought someone with Sanders’ profile would have the appeal that he did.
It was — and is — an absolutely extraordinary thing.

Image result for clinton and sandersBut it’s also easy to overstate his support. Social media was full of Sanders supporters. You could find them everywhere on twitter, on Facebook, and there were (and are) a LOT of them here on Quora. His supporters tended to be younger and more active online than Clinton’s. This created a sense, for those who spend a lot of time on social media, that EVERYONE was a Sanders supporter.

But not everyone was. In particular, minority voters, a key part of the Democratic constituency, never warmed to him. This is especially true of black voters, but he also consistently lost other minority groups like Latinos as well (though not by as large a margin as had been assumed at the start of the primaries.)

Image result for clinton and sandersAnd Hillary Clinton had a lot of advantages. She DID have a lot of money (though Sanders was eventually able to catch and briefly surpass her in fundraising). She DID have a huge amount of establishment support. She WAS more experienced at running a national campaign, did have much greater name recognition, and she, for whatever reason, was able to more effectively reach out to and connect with minority voters.

One way, I think, to look at it, is to imagine that Clinton and Sanders were both runners in a marathon. But Clinton had a 1-hour head start, and looked like she was a faster, stronger runner, while Sanders looked like he’d be slow and weak. But to everyone’s surprise, he ran so fast he nearly caught up to her; she could see him coming up on her rear, when with her head start he should never have gotten to within sight of her. But in the end, she still finished a few minutes ahead of him. It wasn’t a photo finish; he didn’t fall just one or two steps short. He won 42.2% of the vote to her 56.8%. If they had started at the same time — if she had not had such a big head start — the finish would not look very close. But in our marathon runner example, if Sanders finished the race 2 minutes later than Clinton, by itself that doesn’t look that terribly close; but he shaved off 58 minutes of a 1-hour head start to get there.

Image result for clinton and sandersThat’s extraordinary. Almost superhuman. That’s what Sanders accomplished.
Clinton got 3.8 million more votes than Sanders. Sanders’ supporters may have been more enthusiastic, louder, more visible… but there were not more of them. 

That’s why he lost.

But focusing on the fact of his loss misses how extraordinary his accomplishment is. A better, and I would argue far more important, question than, “Why did Bernie Sanders lose?” is “Why did Bernie Sanders do so well?”

 https://www.quora.com/
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Saturday, July 23, 2016

Saturday Morning Confusion! Everything Changes!

Dear Readers:

What's the world coming to? It's time to say goodbye to the video tape machine.

It was a long time coming, but the writing was on the wall that hard drives would replace soft tape as sure as floppy discs would be replaced by CD's ...., and then tiny little elves would perform their magic in whatever it is they do in machines now!

Yup, first "Betamax" bit the dust decades ago, and now the Funai Corp. of Japan, said in a statement Thursday that it would stop making VHS VCRs at the end of this month, mainly because of “difficulty acquiring parts.”
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This is from someone that can still remember chipping letters into a stone tablet (that was the first "tablet!") and then two cans on a string to talk long distance. (20 feet)

Even the telegraph is no more!


Yes folks, there was a time when if we wanted to send messages long distance it was a simple matter to attach a note to the leg of a pigeon, but those days are long gone!

Rotary phone dials are now obsolete and Dick Tracy's wristwatch radio is a relic of the past.

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I don't know where it's all going kids, but I can tell ya for sure that there's no way I'm going to let them start implanting microchips in me!

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News just out of Germany that the Munich shooter may, or many not, have had any terrorist ties. But it has been established that this guy was a "quiet loner!"


Folks, we here at the 'Perspective Research Department,' as well as the staff over in the "Naked News" organization have noticed an alarming increase in these "quiet loners," and we think it's about time the Government rounds them up and does some psychological testing on them.

After all, ya can never be too careful!

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AND FINALLY:
There's nothing cuter than babies or puppies. So!
Baby is sleepng ...., puppy is tired!

Puppy is very tired.

Puppy falls asleep too!


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AND IN CASE YA HAVEN'T SEEN IT YET, HERE IS HILLARY'S FIRST CAMPAIGN POSTER!


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Friday, July 22, 2016

T.G.I.F.

Dear Readers:

Image result for kkk clipartEXTRA, EXTRA, read all about it!

David Duke, one of the big shots in the KKK, has just announced he's going to run for the Senate in Louisiana!

Don't know if Donald Drumpf is going to support him, but if he does ...., the slogan would be: "MAKE AMERICA WHITE AGAIN!"

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Image result for bernie sandersOn the subject of politics there are rumours going around that during the big race between Clinton and Sanders some of the Democratic party officials were openly debating on which would be more damaging to Bernie Sanders, portraying him as an atheist or a Jew!

Fortunately cooler heads prevailed and the subject never came up, even though the Republicans were reported to be more than willing to go that route if Sanders had won!

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I went to see the new Star Trek movie today and at the risk of giving away some of the plot a giant armada of spaceships was destroyed by subjecting them to a broadcast of rap music! (Seems I've been right about rap the whole time!)

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I don't have much time or sympathy for Pride Festivals and parades, but this is the start of the granddaddy of all Comic-Con festivals this week in San Diego!
(Sheldon, Leonard, Howard and Raj are all going!)
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http://www.cbc.ca/news/arts/san-diego-comic-con-2016-where-worlds-of-comics-film-tv-and-fans-collide-1.3689225?cmp=rss

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