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/

Drunk On Power

Submitted by ub on Sat, 08/18/2018 - 08:43

An individual who is said to be drunk on power, or drunk with ambition and the belief that he and he alone must rule the world. This is how former CIA Director and a lifelong public servant described @POTUS.

Happy Chinese Valentines

Submitted by ub on Fri, 08/17/2018 - 22:58

For this special day, I offer you a love story about its origins and the 7th daughter of Emperor of Heaven and an orphaned cowherd. They were separated by the Emperor. The 7th daughter was forced to move to the star Vega and the cowherd moved to the star Altair. They are allowed to meet only once a year on the day of 7th day of a 7th lunar month.

Love Thy Neighbor?

Submitted by ub on Fri, 08/17/2018 - 11:18

A Word to The Wise. Before to move to 190 Fordham Street City Island, NYC... Fuhgeddaboudit

I've lived here for 20 years and after contacting The Board of Managers, and running for The Condo Board since I offer better-varied management expertise than any other owners in this building... My opinion, this is not worth the time, energy, or financial resources.

Parade of Fools?

Submitted by ub on Fri, 08/17/2018 - 09:50

Is there any other way to spin it in The USA? Fools Parade, or Parade of Fools, which parade definition do you prefer, America?

POTUS military parade is now estimated to cost $80 million more than trump told American taxpayers. Will this be the final straw that broke US voters trust or will it add to a growing list of inaccurate statements?

President Trump says he has canceled military parade

Manafort Fate Up To Jury

Submitted by ub on Fri, 08/17/2018 - 02:03

While closing in on Paul Manafort. In their two-hour closing argument to the jury, prosecutors in the Manafort fraud trial called the evidence against him “overwhelming” and said his defense was “littered with lies.”

The federal jury asked the judge four questions about the case but ended its first day of deliberations without a verdict. A few key questions for Judge T.S. Ellis III — including what the definition of “reasonable doubt” is.

The judge in Manafort trial says he's received threats, won't reveal jurors' names over fears for their safety