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Pushing The Limits

Submitted by ub on Wed, 09/19/2018 - 07:54

America has begun to wake up to the real impacts of POTUS tactics including massive, tax cuts for the rich, eliminations of government rules causing natural disasters, which continue to claim lives, increase damages, and other alarming decisions, which will have a negative impact on our nation for many years to come.

A US rule that requires energy companies to capture climate-changing methane during drilling has been rolled back by the Trump administration. California and New Mexico sued within hours. http://apne.ws/yufjAWX

We Are All Americans

Submitted by ub on Tue, 09/18/2018 - 15:08
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As we commemorate Hispanic Heritage Month, let everyone who needs to be reminded that we are all Americans, that Latinos are here to stay, and we'll never go away. We've been an integral part of the American melting pot and added to the mixed salad our spicy Salsa. https://youtu.be/L07Vp2crq_o

Et Tu, Brett?

Submitted by ub on Mon, 09/17/2018 - 09:38
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The original Latin phrase Et Tu, Brute? meaning "even you, Brutus?" included in William Shakespeare's play Julius Caesar, where it is spoken by the Roman dictator Julius Caesar to his friend Marcus Junius Brutus at the moment of Caesar's assassination.

Global Spiritual Healing

Submitted by ub on Mon, 09/17/2018 - 08:52

The Parliament of the World's Religions was created to cultivate harmony among the global religious and spiritual communities and foster international engagement and its guiding institutions in order to achieve a just, peaceful and sustainable world.

According to the parliament of religions, We live in a world of difference. Yet, we are interdependent. Nowhere is learning to live with the difference more important than religion.

Nightmare Before Election Day

Submitted by ub on Mon, 09/17/2018 - 00:20

The Republicans, who are self-described by Grand Old Party held the late SCOTUS Antonin Scalia’s seat vacant for more than a year using a line of reasoning and GOP logic that under our democratic system, American voters deserved a voice at the ballot box. Since the midterm elections are just 50 days away, and following serious allegations of lying under oath, in addition to the new troubling information which has now surfaced by an accuser who passed a lie detector test, then shouldn't US voters be heard?

Cutting Edge Scholar

Submitted by ub on Sun, 09/16/2018 - 20:41

NYU students in my alma mater are about to experience cutting age lectures from Professor Rubén Blades. This 17-time Grammy Award-winning musician, Emmy-nominated Panamanian actor, activist, and a political figure will serve as the NYU Steinhardt Dean’s Inaugural Scholar-in-Residence.

Welcome = Bienvenidos

Submitted by ub on Sat, 09/15/2018 - 09:18
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As 58 American Latinos celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, the truth is staring us in the face of morality, or in the lack thereof.

American democracy is based on the continuous agreement of morality and the assumption of a higher moral authority, not our ever-changing politics, where government debates morality instead of embracing, adopting and acting on it accordingly.

Not About You Its About US

Submitted by ub on Fri, 09/14/2018 - 07:00
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How long does it take to learn the 35-word job description after a president swears to represent all the people of The USA?

Presidents-elect have taken the oath since the beginning of the republic. George Washington said it in 1789, and the oath has been the centerpiece of presidential inaugurations ever since, symbolizing democratic rule and the peaceful transition of power.

The oath of office comes directly from Article II, Section 1 of the US Constitution.

Hurricane Florence

Submitted by ub on Thu, 09/13/2018 - 20:18

Hurricane season forces many news writers to practice adjective overuse.

The worst and most horrendous, the biggest American storm will slam into?

Dangerous Hurricane Florence is churning towards the mainland and threatening the coastal areas @USAgov

It does not suffice to simply say No to Flo, so please just GO and Get Out!

NOAA - Verified account

@NOAA #Hurricane #Florence: For late-breaking updates please see:

-- Public Advisory at http://www.hurricanes.gov/#Florence

Phrases Worth Knowing

Submitted by ub on Thu, 09/13/2018 - 11:14

"I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the water to create many ripples." -Mother Teresa

"Whether you think you can or you think you can't, you're right." -Henry Ford

"Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence." -Vince Lombardi

"Life is 10 percent what happens to me and 90 percent of how I react to it." -Charles Swindoll

"If you look at what you have in life, you'll always have more. If you look at what you don't have in life, you'll never have enough." -Oprah Winfrey