The Art of A Loser

Submitted by ub on Wed, 05/08/2019 - 08:39

Do you know a person who has lost lots of money and keeps losing, not only with approval ratings in the toilet, but for financial losses in business, government or in politics?

What about a real loser who will not accept defeat with good grace, as specified by we won by cheating or lost the popular vote fair and square? These people should concede and be good losers if not for only one, then for all of US.

How about an individual that put us all at a disadvantage by a chain of unfortunate situations or actions?

Natural Decline

Submitted by ub on Tue, 05/07/2019 - 10:48

Nature is declining globally at rates unprecedented in human history — and the rate of species extinctions is accelerating, with grave impacts on people around the world now likely, warns a landmark new report from the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), the summary of which was approved at the 7th session of the IPBES Plenary, meeting in Paris.

Good and Bad News

Submitted by ub on Sat, 05/04/2019 - 19:04

As I write from one of Marriott Hotels’ four star properties while traveling on business with my favorite award winning banker, who does not want me to write a story about her experience because she believes in keeping a low profile, I learned the following.

Marriott International has come up with a new home-rental concept, aiming to take on Airbnb Inc. and other home-sharing companies in one of the lodging industry’s hottest segments. Marriott will now compete with Airbnb worldwide.

World Press Freedom Day

Submitted by ub on Fri, 05/03/2019 - 10:41

Only 9 percent of humanity lives in a nation with freedom of the press. May 3 is the date in which the people on earth celebrate the fundamental principles of press freedom, to evaluate the significance, to defend the media from attacks on their independence and to pay tribute to journalists who have lost their lives in the exercise of their profession.

Too Little Too Late?

Submitted by ub on Thu, 05/02/2019 - 16:01

Facebook has taken the bold move to ban certain pages which it considers unacceptable and some are asking what took so long?

Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones and other pages are now off from its main service, and Instagram after violating Facebook’s policy against hate and violence.

Infowars, Milo Yiannopoulos, Paul Joseph Watson, Laura Loomer, Paul Nehlen, and others have been pulled.

Facebook bans Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, InfoWars' Alex Jones and other high-profile people.

Maybe Days?

Submitted by ub on Wed, 05/01/2019 - 08:28

As the world celebrates May Day, Americans in the USA wait for the real truth about the long-anticipated release of the entire #TumpRussia investigation, and the whole world is watching and waiting for a political solution in Venezuela.

Maybe Barr will finally come clean and tell the whole truth about Mueller’s findings and maybe Maduro will step down and allow the citizens of Venezuela to pick up the pieces.

General Cover Up

Submitted by ub on Tue, 04/30/2019 - 21:55

The Washington Post has published a report stating that Robert Mueller wrote a protest letter to William Barr, which he said that Trump's handpicked attorney general’s charm offensive in advance of the redacted report's release failed to capture the true 'context, nature, and substance' of the report's contents. Has Attorney General Bill Barr lied to the American people by downplaying the Russian threat?

International Jazz Day

Submitted by ub on Tue, 04/30/2019 - 19:30

If you have not taken time to groove by celebrating America's musical creativity on International Jazz Day then do it now and today? When my father turned me on to all that jazz and I loved it because #Jazz has no boundaries or borders.

It is a universal language of equality and peace. So, to Happy #JazzDay! 🎷🎶

La Salle Birthday

Submitted by ub on Tue, 04/30/2019 - 18:39

April 30, 1651, marked the birth of Founder, John Baptist de La Salle, Patron Saint of Teachers. #WeAreLaSalle. This was my very first formal schooling’s in Habana, Cuba.

De La Salle Christian Brothers is a religious order of educators, teaching the young, They continue to celebrate over 300 years of #Lasallian vocation! #300LaSalle