US BUDGET CUT$

Submitted by ub on Thu, 08/11/2011 - 20:57
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Salary of US Presidents ...................... $180,000 FOR LIFE
Salary of House/Senate .......................$174,00​0 FOR LIFE
Salary of Speaker of the House ............$223,500 FOR LIFE
Salary of Majority/Minority Leader ....... $193,400 FOR LIFE
Salary of a Teacher ....................................... $40,065
Salary of Soldier DEPLOYED IN AFGHANISTAN.. $38,000

Have we found where some of these cuts should be made?

NY YANKEES / BRONX PRESIDENT'S CUP LITTLE LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP

On Monday, August 15, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and the New York Yankees will co-host the inaugural “Borough President’s Cup” Little League Championship. The event is produced in conjunction with the Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation.

The event will feature two teams, the Little League Raiders and the Rolando Paulino Little League, competing for the title in a game at Yankee Stadium.

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NYC FREE PUBLIC BROADBAND AND WI-FI OVER THE NEXT DECADE

Submitted by ub on Thu, 08/11/2011 - 16:48
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NEW YORK CITY ANNOUNCES INCREASED ACCESS TO FREE PUBLIC BROADBAND, EXPANSION OF WI-FI IN PUBLIC SPACES, AND ENHANCED TELEVISION SERVICES IN ALL FIVE BOROUGHS OVER NEXT NINE YEARS

Provisions Part of City’s Cable Television Franchise Renewal Agreements with Time Warner Cable and Cablevision Systems

SUMMER MUSIC FESTIFAL

Submitted by ub on Thu, 08/11/2011 - 11:50

PELHAM BAY PARK, VAN CORTLANDT PARK & FORDHAM UNIVERSITY

WOODWIND DESSERTS • SUNDAY, AUGUST 14
Music of Beethoven and Gounod
2 pm Rockwood Drive, Van Cortlandt Park
4 pm McGinley Center, Fordham University

Theresa Norris, flute
William Meredith, oboe I
B.J. Karpen, oboe II
Mitchell Kriegler, clarinet I
Adrian Mira, clarinet II
William Scribner, bassoon I
Leonard Hindell, bassoon II
Sharon Moe, French horn I
Lisa Pike, French horn II

Program

Octet......................................Ludwig van Beethoven

Allegro
Andante
Menuetto
Finale: presto

Headlines 8/11/11

Submitted by ub on Thu, 08/11/2011 - 09:34
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STRONG WILD RIDE. Wall Street Weak?

IOWA CAUCUS. Crowded GOP Field Debates.

ANOTHER NIGHT OF UK RIOTS. Why Is Britain Burning?

JOBS FOR VETERANS. Hiring US Heroes.

KILL BIN LADEN FILM. Investigation Launched.

CELEBRATE GLOBAL HOPE DAY

Submitted by ub on Wed, 08/10/2011 - 17:50

Hello-

I hope this message finds you relatively healthy and in fairly good spirits, considering the state of our world.

Please, consider helping out and organizing Global Hope Day to be celebrated on 11/11/11.

This auspicious date 11/11/11 is closer than we realize. Time is ticking and there's lots to do before the fruits of our efforts come to fruition.

Today, there is a need for fresh and progressive content. Let's inspire successive generations of world citizens to generate positive energy.

Headlines 8/10/11

Submitted by ub on Wed, 08/10/2011 - 09:29
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ROLLER COASTER RIDE. Market Ups and Downs.

CONGRESSIONAL SUPER COMMITTEE. Some Members Chosen.

CHILDREN OF FAMINE. Tragedy In East Africa.

BRITISH YOUTH GANG VIOLENCE. Riots Cost Over 150 Million.

TEXAS DROUGHT. Worst in Recent History.