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After 9/11, this country had a lot of compassion from countries around
the world. Within a short amount of time, we were hated. How did that
happen? We had no dialog with other countries because they just plain
hated us. I think we know who is responsible for that. What’s
different today is that we have a new chance, a new beginning. The
world is excited about Barack Obama and the new United States.
Let’s keep it that way!

Donald J. Trump

The most important thing I can tell my players is: ‘Learn to be more
professional. Play the same way all the time.’ They need to give their
all on the pitch every time they step out there, no matter who the
opponent is. You can’t give 50 per cent sometimes and then expect to
turn it on like a switch when you need to. That’s not the spirit of a
good footballer and I am going to be sure I grind this into the lads
here.

John Barnes, Jamaica’s new football coach

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (AP) — Miriam Makeba, the South
African singer who wooed the world with her sultry voice but was banned
from her own country for more than 30 years under apartheid, died after
collapsing on stage in Italy. She was 76.

Over her career, Miriam Makeba sang with performers including Nina Simone, Harry Belafonte and Paul Simon.

Over her career, Miriam Makeba sang with performers including Nina Simone, Harry Belafonte and Paul Simon.

In her dazzling career, Makeba performed with musical legends from
around the world — jazz maestros Nina Simone and Dizzy Gillespie,
Harry Belafonte, Paul Simon — and sang for world leaders such as John
F. Kennedy and Nelson Mandela.

more from CNN

A walk through an Obama office in Defiance, Ohio reveals something saddening yet inspiring.

from Tech Crunch

How The U.S. Government Engineered The Current Economic Crisis

In moving, even tentatively, into this new area of lending, Fannie Mae is taking on significantly more risk, which may not pose any difficulties during flush economic times. But the government-subsidized corporation may run into trouble in an economic downturn, prompting a government rescue similar to that of the savings and loan industry in the 1980’s.

”From the perspective of many people, including me, this is another thrift industry growing up around us,” said Peter Wallison a resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. ”If they fail, the government will have to step up and bail them out the way it stepped up and bailed out the thrift industry.”

……are coming home to roost.

A government laboratory technician of the Bureau of Food and Drugs tests milk products from China that are being sold in Manila at a laboratory.I am heartbroken that little babies are paying the price for what greedy adults have done. I lived in Panama when scores of people died from cough syrup tainted with an anti-freeze chemical. Then there was the toothpaste and the toys.

China’s chickens are coming home to roost.

Shanghai fears grow in China milk powder scandal | International | Reuters

Shanghai fears grow in China milk powder scandal

Doppelgänger

Doppelgänger

This supports my theory that everybody in the world has at least one doppelgänger. A dead-on look-alike that most times we do not even know. Here’s a link to the video.


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