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SEVERE WEATHER WARNING

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STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT NEW YORK CITY... NORTHERN NASSAU...SOUTHEASTERN BERGEN AND SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER COUNTIES...

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR IS TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM YONKERS TO BATTERY PARK...OR ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM YONKERS TO JERSEY CITY...AND MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH. SMALL HAIL...AND WINDS UP TO 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH THESE STORMS.

LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURES NUMBER ONE KILLERS. REMEMBER...IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER... YOU"RE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. MOVE TO SAFE SHELTER IMMEDIATELY.

BRAIN POLLUTION

Problem

The toxic combination of poverty, and made worse by air pollution is responsible for lowering IQ of schoolchildren.

The findings support policy interventions to reduce air pollution exposure in urban areas as well as programs to screen women early in pregnancy to identify those in need of psychological or material support, according to Dr. Perera, the lead author of the report.

The United States of America

Solution

God Bless America. This land is your land!

PLEASE... Do not allow a collective shock, or fear turns into shame or tears.
Remember the voter turnout will be progressively historic over the years.

As Americans we must resolve to remain united by our language, culture, national origin, status, as well as by race, religion, gender, preference, political affiliation and so much more...etc.

Deliver US From Evil

Solution

Do you remember when neighbors helped each other out with gifts and holiday greetings?
During the US Depression, many Americans were forced to go on home relief, aka welfare.

It's been said that back in 1935, just before the holidays, families were dejected and depressed, but friends and families were there ready to support.

When food was running low and the rent was overdue, folks were afraid because many people were being put out on the street with all their belongings.

Focal Point Gallery

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CALLING ALL ARTISTS: If you are an artist's and would like to exhibit your work at Focal Point Gallery - Please contact Ron Terner - ronterner@gmail.com - 718-885-1403

Make an appointment to bring in your work,

They are looking for new artist's to show their work.

All work has to be framed and ready to hang.

There is a $20.00 hanging fee for each piece and 30% commission taken from the asking price.

NEXT SHOW ARTIST'S CHOICE MAY OPENING EXHIBITION:

Friday, May 4th, 2012, 7-10 pm.

Art work must be in no later than Wednesday, May 3rd

This Week in Her and History

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This Week in History, Jan 5 - Jan 11

Jan 05, 1933
Golden Gate Bridge is born. On January 5, 1933, construction begins on the Golden Gate Bridge, as workers began excavating 3.25 million cubic feet of dirt for the structure’s huge anchorages. Following the Gold Rush boom that began in 1849, speculators realized the land north of San Francisco Bay would increase in value in direct proportion to its accessibility to the city. Soon, a plan was hatched to build a bridge that would span the Golden Gate, a narrow, 400-foot deep strait that serves as the mouth of the San Francisco Bay, connecting the San Francisco Peninsula with the southern end of Marin County.

Jan 06, 1838
Morse demonstrates telegraph. On this day in 1838, Samuel Morse's telegraph system is demonstrated for the first time at the Speedwell Iron Works in Morristown, New Jersey. The telegraph, a device which used electric impulses to transmit encoded messages over a wire, would eventually revolutionize long-distance communication, reaching the height of its popularity in the 1920s and 1930s. Samuel Finley Breese Morse was born April 27, 1791, in Charlestown, Massachusetts. He attended Yale University, where he was interested in art, as well as electricity, still in its infancy at the time. After college, Morse became a painter. In 1832, while sailing home from Europe, he heard about the newly discovered electromagnet and came up with an idea for an electric telegraph. He had no idea that other inventors were already at work on the concept.

Jan 07, 1789
First U.S. presidential election. On this day in 1789, America's first presidential election is held. Voters cast ballots to choose state electors; only white men who owned property were allowed to vote. As expected, George Washington won the election and was sworn into office on April 30, 1789. As it did in 1789, the United States still uses the Electoral College system, established by the U.S. Constitution, which today gives all American citizens over the age of 18 the right to vote for electors, who in turn vote for the president. The president and vice president are the only elected federal officials chosen by the Electoral College instead of by direct popular vote.

THEY'RE BACK TO REPRESENT US?

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The US House of Representative and US Senate members are expected back to work on Monday following a couple of weeks worth of non deserved vacation, and they'll do more of what these politicians have been doing, a whole lot of nothing the people want them to do.

Dead on arrival are important issues like immigration, a tax overhaul, stiffer gun laws, increasing the minimum wage, bringing back unemployment benefits and money for the Highway Trust Fund to keep road and bridge construction.

USA ATTACKS ISIL

News

The American Eagle is once again spreading it's wings, but this time attacking ISIL in Syria, as well as in Iraq indicating that there will no longer be a safe haven for any terrorists.

US and Arab airstrikes targeted the Islamic State military strongholds in Syria against a group said to be plotting to attack the US and Western interests. Although this is good political theater, what has not been highlighted is that: First, US is now indirectly helping Syria's Bashar al-Assad. Second, air strikes alone will not do the job without Arab boots on the ground. Third, where are all of our allies when we need them. Where is Turkey, for example? How the Islamic State Took Turkey Hostage http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2014/09/21/islamic_state_turkey_ho...

The US, along with five Arab nations attacked the Islamic State using land- and sea-based U.S. aircraft as well as Tomahawk cruise missiles launched from two Navy ships in the Red Sea and the northern Persian Gulf. These five Arab nations, which either participated in the airstrikes, or provided unspecified support were Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates.

9/23/14: ISIL compound strike: http://youtu.be/0bpakeG9x7o

World Carbon Withdrawls

Problem

Now that the international community has agreed to cut carbon emissions, the next step is to begin and it may turn out to be difficult and expensive.

This is the way to start a new week. The ink has dried in a first-of-its-kind universal agreement intended to wean Earth off polluting fossil fuels and slow global warming.

Predisent Donald OJ Trump?

Problem

All the Predisent’s Men https://www.vox.com/vox-sentences/2017/6/15/15810976/vox-sentences-trump...

US Special Counsel Robert Mueller is reportedly investigating whether Trump tried to Obstruct Justice by firing the former FBI director last month, placing the Trump administration in a legally perilous situation less than six months into office. Special counsel is investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice, officials say http://wapo.st/2rxfvRZ?tid=ss_tw&utm_term=.b7c1cead07c8