Wish Hunt

Submitted by ub on Wed, 08/22/2018 - 00:03

Step by step, probing collusion, and political pollution, may son force a ballot box evolution leading to our nation's D-Revolution.

The Ring Of Fire

Submitted by ub on Tue, 08/21/2018 - 18:55

My loved ones are living in Southern California, so I am increasingly worried as major quakes are hitting The Ring Of Fire.

As a magnitude 7.0 earthquake just shook Venezuela, something may be happening to the crust of planet Earth. According to USGS, their scientists define an earthquake of a magnitude 4.5 or greater as significant and there were recently more quakes which met that criteria recently.

Cold Blooded Murders

Submitted by ub on Tue, 08/21/2018 - 06:57

A Colorado man, who is accused of killing his pregnant wife and two young daughters earlier this month is scheduled for a court appearance today to hear the charges against him.

33-year-old Christopher Watts, of Frederick, Colorado, has been formally charged with nine felony counts, including five counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of 34-year-old Shanann Watts, 4-year-old Bella, and 3-year-old Celeste.

World Mosquito Day

Submitted by ub on Mon, 08/20/2018 - 12:46

Believe it or not, today is #worldmosquitoday. For over 120 years, World Mosquito Day has aimed to spread awareness of the risks mosquitoes pose to our health and safety. Now, we have Zika, West Nile, and other diseases.

This insect has 4000 mosquito species but only 100 bite humans. The rest provide food to fish and birds and pollinate plants. Without mosquitoes, nature's food chain loses significant nourishment and fewer plants.

Continuing Church Scandals

Submitted by ub on Mon, 08/20/2018 - 07:23

When the beloved community priest is implicated in a sex abuse scandal. Parishioners were shocked on Sunday, and some cried over the news, while others simply felt betrayed.

Following the first Sunday, since the latest Catholic Church scandal was reported, there is a growing concern about this continuing dangerous crimes.

From local parishes to the priests, allegations made by a Pennsylvania grand jury report has rocked the Roman Catholic Church. There are details of sexual abuse by priests over six dioceses molesting over 1,000 children since the 1940s.

All About POV

Submitted by ub on Sun, 08/19/2018 - 09:09

There was a popular song stating- Its All About The Bass Its really all about POV or Point Of View.

Please, allow me to share my long-established practice, which I started using as a college professor years ago to show students that women are more capable than men in so many ways, including when it comes to getting their message across.

Take Aretha’s version of "Respect"... She did not write the song, but she fixed it right and made it her own, helping her to become the "Queen of Soul"

Stand Up For Yourself

Submitted by ub on Sat, 08/18/2018 - 22:30

Aretha Franklin left us Thursday as a civil rights champion, as well as a legendary singer, who shared an original song the R&B Queen of Soul recorded for AARP.

Titled “Stand Up for Yourself,” the song was a campaign theme for the Divided We Fail Coalition, an effort that established guiding principles for what was to become national health reform.

POTUS Toilet Seat

Submitted by ub on Sat, 08/18/2018 - 21:14

Stick this to the inside of your toilet seat top and you may soon improve your Feng Shui, along with making a real statement.

Chinese Art has been practiced for centuries. The principle of Feng Shui is all about the placement of objects such as buildings, houses, furniture, plants etc. in such a way as to maximize the flow of energy or Chi to flow harmoniously and help with happiness, mental well-being, and good fortune. Bagua learns about five elements – Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal, and Water.

RIP Kofi Annan

Submitted by ub on Sat, 08/18/2018 - 09:05

Former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan has died, according to his foundation. The former UN Chief was 80 years old. Kofi Atta Annan was a Ghanaian diplomat who served as the seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations from January 1997 to December 2006. Annan and the UN were the co-recipients of the 2001 Nobel Peace Prize.

I had the pleasure of meeting him as the Associated Press NY Bureau Chief when he and his wife hosted members of the workig press at the official UN residence on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. He was a bright, kind and gentle soul/