Food Fight Favorites

Submitted by ub on Sun, 09/09/2018 - 10:07

As wealthy Americans receive special gifts from the super-rich and big corporations in return for the Trump GOP tax cuts because wages are stagnant most of us need to learn how to tighten our belts, especially when it comes to purchasing necessities like food.

However, eating healthy has never been more important than now.

Hurricanes Approaching US

Submitted by ub on Sun, 09/09/2018 - 08:04

A hurricane is a type of cyclone, which forms over tropical or subtropical waters. A tropical cyclone is a rotating low-pressure weather system that has organized thunderstorms. Tropical cyclones with maximum sustained surface winds of less than 39 miles per hour are called tropical depressions. Those with maximum sustained winds of 39 mph or higher are called tropical storms. When a storm's maximum winds reach 74 mph, it is called a hurricane.

Welcome Back Barack

Submitted by ub on Sat, 09/08/2018 - 12:17

In the spirit of full disclosure, I am not a Democrat or a Republican. In fact, I once worked for a leader of the GOP, who served as a US Congressman, CIA Director, VP and later President George HW Bush. Welcome back Barack. We know you have America's back.

It Ain't Me

Submitted by ub on Sat, 09/08/2018 - 08:15

What do Deep Throat, Daniel Ellsberg, Karen Silkwood, Mordechai Vanunu, Linda Tripp, Jeffrey Wigand, Edward Snowden, Bradley-Chelsea, Manning, and Anonymous have in common? They're sharing information, secretly to expose hidden wrongs.

Will America Let Kavanaugh Go?

Submitted by ub on Fri, 09/07/2018 - 10:20

Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearing is scheduled to conclude today, after sidestepping several direct questions from Senators as the SCOTUS battle over documents withheld from his years in George W. Bush's White House wraps up.

The fight included a bitter dispute over documents as Democrats have complained about getting none for three years of Kavanaugh's career, when he served as White House staff secretary, and focused on 190,000 pages released to the Senate but withheld from public release.

Political Storm Warnings

Submitted by ub on Fri, 09/07/2018 - 03:29

Americans can only hope that all political infighting dies down without any more catastrophes, but for the next couple of months, everyone needs to be prepared for the worst possible scenario.

These dangerous crosswinds may continue pass the November midterm elections. What exactly does that entail and how can you ensure you and your family’s safety?

At the very top of an essential survival list to keep in mind for these perilous times is to vote, then keep a cool head to stay safe once the political storm passes and the chaotic political climate stabilizes.

RIP Burt Reynolds

Submitted by ub on Thu, 09/06/2018 - 18:30

Burton Leon Reynolds Jr. was an American actor, director, and producer has died at age 82. He was a movie and TV heart-throb on his day. The box office sensation passed away today, and Hollywood is expressing condolences.

Reynolds was the self-described number one Superstar for nearly one-half decade and that had never been done before. While working t NBC, I had the pleasure of meeting this male sex symbol during his appearance at Saturday Night Live.

From Camelot To Hamilton

Submitted by ub on Thu, 09/06/2018 - 15:17

If we are going to have serious conversations about race, all races must participate. I have been fortunate to engage in such conversations in different settings based on my work in various roles involving diversity, equity, and inclusion. I have also valued the opportunity to co-facilitate such conversations with trusted non-white, mostly female colleagues in intergroup dialogue settings.

Dear Deer Watch

Submitted by ub on Thu, 09/06/2018 - 13:38

What was it that caused 4 NYPD police vehicles and one from the NYC Park Rangers to close off a short portion of the road near the City Island circle this morning? A fawn, but not sure on the species because there are about 60.

#CityImages did not get close enough to check, but since seer is a group of even-toed ungulate mammals. They form the family Cervidae. A male deer is called stag or buck, a female deer is called doe, and a young deer is called fawn.

No Balls Two Strikes

Submitted by ub on Thu, 09/06/2018 - 09:33

Following two days of hearings, Supreme Court candidate has yet to swing and hit a home run with the bases loaded. He has had some softballs thrown at him as well as curves and hard balls but has chosen not to swing, yet. However, some say the baseball coach they call K may hit a home run today.