Greta Van Susteren inspires with “Why don’t we try something new?”

Greta Van Susteren inspires with “Why don’t we try something new?”

Whilst reading last evening I make it a point to happen across other influential person’s writings and I must admit that Greta van Susteren’s article on her site, posted onto Face Book did precisely what the doctor ordered.

eagle4Greta writes, “The nation is – or at least it seems so to me – terribly divided. Everyone has picked a group – whether it be by gender or ethnic background, etc. – and placed a stake in the ground. When this happens, people divide, not unite. This is taking sides, not joining together and you know what happens when people just take sides.”

Continuing she says, “Why don’t we go back to the old concept of America being a melting pot and all of us being Americans with first emphasis being on common goals.

I wrote at pretty good length an (hopefully) inspiring response that having sat on it for about 18 hours I would like to share with you and again, hopefully, get some response.

I do not think Greta is in error whatsoever with her feelings. The fact has it that the American mind-set has changed and primarily so with visitors, students, as well as illegal immigrants just making plans to sojourn to America for a spell.

0930-cittest_thumbnail_288_croppedFor the last 150 years or so, to be an immigrant with citizenship aspirations one needed to aspire to assimilate in every American way possible. Let’s say that 100 or more years ago, acquiring written and spoken English skills was not a problem. At all —

One specific issue is that people come to America now – not for the sake of the Nation – yet rather for the life styles and standards of living for their children and relatives that supersede their own. You see, it is not for the Nation that they come, rather, it is for what they can take from the country.

And I will point a finger of blame here, or what is mentioned as attribution. Years ago our wretched Congress as well as other branches within the federal government thought it overly wise to liberalize America. By this what I mean is the unadulterated inclusion of every sojourner’s wants and needs. Although fact has it that these people did not earn their keep.

As long as special interest groups AND American rights and privileges could be bestowed upon these people,flageag9 what on earth was different? Therefore the mentality of these individuals grabbed those special interest groups. Then it is logical that sojourner’s would also lobby or protest congressional officials and in most cases – those who had the least power – special interests within unions, universities, colleges, and school districts in order to make them feel as though they did.

I find that there is a critical piece of this situation missing. Several actually… Pride in yourself as well as country; achieving the American Way or The Great American Dream, takes giving it all away…meaning give one’s self away for the great Nation that one is making.

This my friends is where America is suffering. Some or most say it is coming from the White House. Others say it is from a bunch of idealistic congress people. One must remember that when everyone assimilates, then there is NOT groups or otherwise divide.


Saying something about this situation, for Tom Brady

bradyAll up, even the professional writings I have done, I feel the need to at least saying something about this situation. This is an ongoing “bitch back” for all of those pundits, people in sports who write without critically thinking first, yet most of all, it is for those mental midgets we have in society who make an assessment without consulting the supporting documentation, which simply is the precise same thing as ruining a person’s civil liberties. Okay then — fast, lean and mean — with this I make mention of the NFL and Tom Brady.

You see, Mr. Brady was insulted and unadulteratedly made a fall guy for something that [all things being equal] he according to his own civil rights, as well as the law of our land has been accused of without any proof of a crime and is allegedly supposed to be suspended for at least four games. Like it or not, every individual who offers a debate should at the very least be informed. Actually I want to kindly offer “get informed!” Unbeknownst to many people a team of seven NFL lawyers and supposedly the best forensics teams available gathered to investigate Mr. Brady’s actions with the actual amount of air resident in a football.

Up to the minute of this writing this so called lawyer group — proffered an item referred to as “The Wells Report” measuring some 243 pages in length all of which could not and admittedly so, found the Mr. Brady simply did not have anything to do with the deflated footballs used within the first quarter and a half of a football game he participated in. The report concluded that it was “more probable than not that Brady was at least generally aware of the inappropriate activities.”

So given all of the amassed education doing the investigation (7 lawyers & a Forensics Team) not one single piece of scalesincriminating evidence was found to inflict charges against Tom Brady. What kind of summation is “more probable than not that Brady was at least generally aware of the inappropriate activities.” Again, based on what? In order to inflict a punishment on Brady the ever-so-implicated-in stealing, Roger Goodell, Commissioner of the NFL saw to it that he was the arbitrating officer at the arbitration phase. All things being equal here gang is that we are putting a sports icon on trial for something that there are no facts, evidence or bad-will to even consider.

barackoNow for my close here gang, I want to say for the record the truth about our society is that we have a president who constantly violates the US Constitution, then laughs. We also have a former secretary of state who has lied her ass off and been caught doing so; moreover, the depth of her lies have literally cost several people their very lives. Did I mention that in our society the total of some nine hundred thousand dollars plus, was fraudulently gained by those folks in congress who were writing bad checks? In this society most people feel as though it is okay to harvest and sell unborn human baby parts, before the abortion is even performed. Tell me anything about where you live.


When one thinks of the mainstream media

images (21)When one thinks of the mainstream media in our country it is laughable how many times these alleged “writers, journalists, commentators, news anchors, people of high notoriety and those again with lower values deliberately defraud anyone and everyone who reads, listens, or watches their stories.

It would take much to sit here and write out the false claims that many of these huge name — Dan Rather, Brian Williams, and others — who have misreported stories for their own publicity and certainly for their own financial gain.

Yet, let us look at some of these people and how they have deliberately misreported even what an aspiring person has said — in other words, taken people, positions, and what they’ve held and through laziness and doing a shotty job of not re-listening to an original tape, or even a video, or for whose sake take quality notes especially when one is going to quote someone else.

Recently a reporter completely took what Mr. Donald Trump spoke about and rather than redoing anything, created an extreme load of excrement and before those who have business with Mr. Trump had complied by doing their due-diligence have in the opinion of this writer, become worse for not having done their jobs.

ms13tatoosTrump deplored immigrants from Mexico who “have lots of problems” and are “bringing those problems to us.”

“They’re bringing drugs, they’re bringing crime, they’re rapists,” he said, adding, “and some, I assume, are good people.”

Jorge Ramos, a prominent Univision host, called Trump’s remarks “absurd” and “prejudiced.” But is there any truth about what he is saying?

“At Univision, we see first-hand the work ethic, love for family, strong religious values and the important role Mexican immigrants and Mexican-Americans have had and will continue to have in building the future of our country,” the company said. Again is there any truth to the matter? Of course there is…

There are two lines of text transcribed from the original article at the Washington Post that Mr. Trump proffered, and four plus lines of text (same article) from the prominent Univision host proffered by Jorge Ramos.

However and most importantly — did anyone read, “truth about the matter? Of course there is… Trump is basically using his freedom of speech rights in stating, “deplored immigrants from Mexico ” so other than speaking the gospel truth about his observations what has Mr. Trump done that is wrong.

It absolutely chills me of late (since Washington inside the beltway crowd started it) at how people are demanding apologies2011-04-29 20.25.06 from people who are telling the truth. Did you know that your President Barack Obama, released in one day over 36,000 felony committed criminals from prisons around the nation? Let me think about this one, do you think that maybe out of 36,000 prisoners released, that just maybe some of them had  “have lots of problems” and are “bringing those problems to us.” “They’re bringing drugs, they’re bringing crime, they’re rapists:” even the reporter from the Washington Post eluded to the “truth to the matter, of course there is…”

Okay I have been able to write the entire truth. But I would be being very remiss if I did not duly warn our reader’s that as long as you are putting up with a former Secretary of State (Hillary Clinton) not telling the truth to otherwise evidence of facts of her lying and misrepresenting the truth, or continue to allow your President Barack Obama to break Constitutional law on a whim because…”he can” focus on the issues people.

A federal judge in Texas

A federal judge in Texas has threatened to hold Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and other top immigration Gavel resizedenforcement officials in contempt of court for not fixing problems that led to work permits being mistakenly awarded under President Barack Obama’s executive immigration action after the judge had put the plan on hold.

The Justice Department had said about 2,000 individuals had been sent three-year work authorizations after U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen in Brownsville, Texas, temporarily blocked the immigration action on Feb. 16.

In a court order Tuesday, Hanen said government officials have yet to fix the problem. The judge also requested Johnson and four other officials attend an Aug. 19 hearing to explain why the issue hasn’t been fixed and to “be prepared to show why he or she should not be held in contempt of court.”

“This court has expressed its willingness to believe that these actions were accidental and not done purposefully to violate this court’s order. Nevertheless, it is shocked and surprised at the cavalier attitude the government has taken with regard to its ‘efforts’ to rectify this situation,” Hanen wrote.

The other officials are: R. Gil Kerlikowske, commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection; Ronald Vitiello, deputy chief of the U.S. Border Patrol; Sarah Saldaña, director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement; and Leon Rodriguez, director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

dhs sealHomeland Security spokeswoman Marsha Catron said in an email her agency and the Justice Department are reviewing Hanen’s order. Justice Department spokesman Patrick Rodenbush declined to comment.

In court documents filed in May, Rodríguez had said his agency had implemented “immediate corrective measures,” including revoking the permits and modifying computer systems to prevent issuing such permits in the future.

Hanen said in his order that if the federal government fixes the problem by July 31, he will cancel the Aug. 19 hearing.

Obama proposed in November expanding a program that protects young immigrants from deportation if they were brought to the U.S. illegally as children and adding another that extends deportation protections to parents of U.S. citizens and permanent residents who have been in the country for some years.

He said lack of action by Congress forced him to make sweeping changes to immigration rules on his own, but Republicans said Obama overstepped his authority. (Typical!)

The judge had issued the injunction at the request of a coalition of 26 states, led by Texas, which have filed a lawsuit to stop Obama’s action, saying it is unconstitutional. An appeal of Hanen’s ruling is set to be argued Friday before the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans.

Hanen has previously criticized the federal government’s actions in the lawsuit, saying the government had been “misleading” after officials revealed that more than 108,000 people had already received three-year reprieves from deportation as well as work permits when the judge had believed that no action would be taken before he issued a ruling on the injunction.

Justice Department attorneys apologized for any confusion regarding the 108,000 reprieves but insisted they were granted under a 2012 program that wasn’t affected by the injunction.

So which is it — on the one part we have a decent judge doing his job for the people; yet, on the other hand we have the Justice Department changing, altering, and furthermore making up rules and laws to deflect this judge’s intentions. This kind of activity by the Justice Department has been going on for years — accordingly it was once upheld because of the famous “Hoover ruling.” However, the bad news now is that there is evidence that every department in the US Federal government is sliding in one way or another.

Allow me please, why do you think the nation has been hit with so many “cyber-attacks” in recent weeks and months? When the group of cyber-attackers gets a whiff that a nation’s National Security Agency is checking and datamining sensitive material; moreover, when the group of cyber-attackers gets certified means that the former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, did not tell the truth regarding her independent servers were nestled in her home somehow doing “charitable work” when in reality she is breaking United States law, breaching everything from National security, opening up highways of encrypted data sources, top secret information, to any predator or largest bidder involved. What do you think is going on?

And now primarily because of these actions, the largest data-mining companies such as Google, Twitter, Facebook, and all the rest are setting their feet down with the Washington elite — or Washington’s white collar criminals.

Along with Texas, the states seeking to block Obama’s action are: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, West Virginia and Wisconsin


Every Great Performance Should be Mentioned

Every Great Performance Should be Mentioned

MV5BMTY2MzM2NzAxNF5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTgwMDIyMzg1NDE@._V1_UX214_CR0,0,214,317_AL_Please pardon my lateness of this review; however, it is not just about being late, but to be assured you are getting a true and correct public viewer’s sentiments sometimes it is responsible to view a larger portion of the particular actor’s work before making any kind of comment or a “just for the press” type of deal. Are we cool? Great!

Admittedly I have been off the mailing list of the Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences and those who make the decisions on who wins what for whatever, more aptly called “the Committee,” or members of the A-A-Academ-my. And it is my hope beyond all hope that far sooner than later those crusty ol’ gray or bald headed men who have not seen a film in 20 years or so and then — send their “best boys” in to vote for them.

Quite openly I have seen this thespian in other sorts of misgiving roles; however, it is his rare acting chops and ability that attends to the notion of bringing reality into each role this man has played. If we can, let’s ask this question: Who in the film, Divergent did you like to hate the most and…for what reasons? I mean this guy did not do anything other than be a smart-ass younger adult. I mean he beats the dung out of the film’s female star — hard, yet all things being equal no one had the right to hate him for it.

For those of you who did not see That Awkward Moment he brilliantly articulated a shy guy that really couldn’t hold his own with the ladies. Then again it’s not a bad place to be in when the male lead, Zac Efron, gets a lot of the heavier stuff which he then needs his boys to assist him out of a huge funk insofar as he became the “Loser” in a failed relationship effort.

banner_posterBut I have lived my “Every Great Performance Should be Mentioned” and I may be late but I’m not stupid. Of course I am making mention of the purposeful which almost appears as “Method Acting” that a well trained Miles Teller brings to his parts. Most recently — and back to the Academy for a moment — who ever even heard films, Birdman, Boyhood, The Theory of Everything, The Budapest Grand Hotel, Gone Girl and about five more other films that typically didn’t do squat until after the OSCARS were given out. Yep, this film starts J. K. Simmons so it is that one, actually released in 2014. Simmons finally got let out of “between the lines” and rocked — outstandingly.

Then again I also believe that every good performance is nurtured along [respectfully] by the other members of the cast, and in this particular case Miles Teller does not disappoint. Miles Teller will be on parody or even bigger than Matt and Ben.


Melting, Steaming, Sizzling of the Mind…


BMIssue One — Is without question one of the cruelest items to ever have been uttered from a commentator/pundits mouth. It actually was heard by myself and several others at a cocktail party. Interesting of note: although the television was at a very low volume level and quite openly, not influencing any one of the guests in the slightest — up until just before ending the current news program, the anchor of the show says, “So what about our President and his continual arrogance to break our rule of laws — in the Constitution”?

At which time a rather liberal sort started to laugh in an obvious attempt to distract from one: the basic communicated message; two: an attempt to deny and/or make a joke out of what the news anchor was getting ready to lead his next segment with; three: just one’s basic way of interrupting the comment and future discussion; and four: just the plain liberal posturing of “let’s look at anything we can find to disrupt this person’s closing monologue.”

End commercial break:

Have you ever witnessed any one of this quasi-professional men/women who obviously received some assistance or help from producers or anyone behind the scenes during the commercial break? Well prepared for war they’ve got the earpiece in for any further assistance and the liberal who tried too hard to be non-communicational and disruptive? Whereas normally the End Show finale goes: “We really appreciate our guests coming in from their daily demands and on behalf of the network we would like to present them with these special parting gifts. Or does the End Show finale resemble something along these lines:

“And we’re back…perhaps it was either something I misheard, or perhaps misstated;” maybe one of our guests could help me out — therefore, Mr. or Ms. Liberal what impact of law remains when the president of our country decides to have reckless and total disregard for the fundamentals in our Constitution or as it was previously called, “the law of the Land”?

In short we would like to proffer you with the latest poll data effective this date at 4:30 pmobamaz that stipulates that 70 percent of these people involved in this poll said that “although they could not, and would not trust President Barack Obama with their teenage children, they also felt that President Obama’s aptly breaking the law to implement his own or a new one (law) was reckless, showed arrogance, has hurt America’s position around the world, and keeps a steady supply of cases going before the U.S. Supreme Court, who incidentally just overruled Obama’s use of amnesty through executive order.”

That my friends, is just one Issue that has been bothering me since prior to Barack Obama being elected — which for all intents and purposes realistically, I must give credence to those who have been screaming their heads off in the streets something to the effect of investigating America’s voting apparatus.

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Deferred Action, Immigration, Citizenship, at Whose Cost..?

Deferred Action, Immigration, Citizenship, at Whose Cost..?

map-and-compass_1ere is a question for you that I would love to get some feedback on — all together, with me? Great! Ever since our esteemed Emperor Obama decided on his own, no Congress, no real advisors, basically just special interest groups and what they aspire to do with what they have either borrowed, stolen, or committed some crime in order to get, the all hallowed purse.

As for me, I am just disgusted over the entire mess; especially when it concerns the little children that hurriedly rushed the border last autumn. 

These children can be offered to be part of the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents program or DACA. I will not try and speak for you, but, what little was covered by the mainstream media — in addition to the festivities moving spritely in Switzerland on a deal that is a slam dunk for Iran.

On a recent Thursday evening, immigrants from Trinidad, Ghana and Haiti gathered at the Brooklyn Public Library’s Central branch to bone up on American history.

“I want you to name seven of the 13 British colonies,” instructor Miguel Angeles told his class, sitting around a large table in a sunny, third-floor boardroom overlooking Grand Army Plaza.

“We talked about this last week. Does anyone know?

The adult students were preparing for the civics test that new Americans must pass in order to become a U.S. citizen. During the naturalization interview, a United States Citizenship and Information Services officer picks 10 questions from a list of 100 — and applicants need to get six of them right.

“I really didn’t feel ready to do it,” said Shaliza Mohammed, 53, who left Trinidad for Ridgewood, Queens 27 years ago. The class is helping, she said.

Last fall, the Brooklyn Public Library began offering free citizenship courses like the one Mohammed attends. And in October the library also started hosting two Board of Immigration Appeals-accredited Immigrant Justice Corp fellows, recent college graduates who help with forms and advice once a week at several different branches.

“We were looking for ways to engage our communities in more robust ways, and more meaningful ways,” said Nicholas Higgins, director of library1n-2-weboutreach services in the library’s 60-branch system. The library secured a grant from USCIS and applied to be one of 17 citywide host organizations with the Immigrant Justice Corp fellows.

“I think one of the main focuses of our fellowship is to make sure that people have access to quality immigration services, because I’ve seen so many clients who say, ‘I paid $7,000 to X and they told me they would get me a green card. And I never heard from them again and they changed their phone number,’” said Fayette, a recent Brown University graduate from Boston.

While Brooklyn has launched the most recent initiative, the Queens Library and New York Public Library also offer immigrant services — from free English classes to help applying for the U.S. Department of State’s diversity visa lottery, which randomly gives green cards to people from countries with historically low rates of immigration to the U.S. Library branches around the city serve as enrollment centers for the city’s new Municipal ID.

Libraries can become trusted resources to help newcomers assimilate — as long as immigrants realize they are there. Pardon me, please…pardon me just a moment, please. Are all of your readers grasping what is being put forth here? Assimilation? Allow me to be the first one to let you know that if a person came to this Nation 27 perhaps even 30 years ago can’t pass, then why all the hoopla?

A recent national study found that just 60% of Latino immigrants had visited a library or bookmobile, compared to 83% of U.S.-born Latinos. Those who had, however, were among the most appreciative of what libraries offer and were more likely than other groups to say that the closing of a library in their community would have a major impact on their family, according to Pew Research Center research.

The first graduate to successfully pass her interview was Nohomi Yamazaki, a Japanese immigrant who now lives in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens.



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