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          U.S. bill tackles social media 'dark patterns'      Comment   Translate Page      
Two U.S. senators introduced a bill to ban online social media companies like Facebook and Twitter from tricking consumers into giving up their personal data.

          Bernie Sanders Hits 1 Million Donations in Less Than Two Months      Comment   Translate Page      

Bernie Sanders Hits 1 Million Donations in Less Than Two MonthsLucy NicholsonSen. Bernie Sanders' (I-VT) 2020 campaign announced Friday that it has received one million donations since he launched his second presidential bid on Feb. 19. “We did it! The grassroots movement has made 1 millions donations and counting to the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign,” wrote the senator’s official Twitter account, accompanied by a video touting the figures. “This is how we’re going to defeat Donald Trump and transform this country.” While the campaign initially set a goal to reach the mark by the end of the first quarter, the one-million donation mile marker reflects the fundraising prowess of his operation and is another indicator that the Vermont senator is off to a faster start than his initial long-shot bid in the 2016 campaign.His campaign also hit one million donations during that previous White House bid, but it took a full five months and was announced in Sept. 2015. The Sanders team has slashed that time in half for the 2020 race.The one-million donation milestone had also been reached by both of President Barack Obama’s campaigns in 2008 and 2012. Many of the 2020 Democratic contenders have revealed their fundraising totals for the first quarter prior to the filing deadline on Monday. So far, Sanders has led with a total of $18.2 raised. Trailing him in fundraising haul are Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) with $12 million, former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-TX) with $9.4 million, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg with $7 million, and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) with $6 million. Prior to Friday’s announcement, Sanders’ team also said his total came from 525,000 contributors. Read more at The Daily Beast.Got a tip? Send it to The Daily Beast here



           Comment on Federal Judge Attacks Trump As Adopting The Same Rhetoric and Tactics As The KKK by Mark M.       Comment   Translate Page      
"Burden?" Another Pravda Faux News addle-brained bot. Here's how authentic American Patriots think. So sorry for your loss, and your condition. https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/seattle-isnt-afraid-of-immigrants-mr-trump/2019/04/12/f26c370e-5d5e-11e9-9625-01d48d50ef75_story.html?utm_term=.775cb0e1d856 Seattle isn’t afraid of immigrants, Mr. Trump Jenny A. Durkan, a Democrat, is mayor of Seattle. Here’s a message to President Trump: Seattle is not afraid of immigrants and refugees. In fact, we have always welcomed people who have faced tremendous hardships around the world. Immigrants and refugees are part of Seattle’s heritage, and they will continue to make us the city of the future. What does scare us? A president and federal government that would seek to weaponize a law enforcement agency to punish perceived political enemies. A would-be despot who thinks the rule of law does not apply to him. On Friday, Trump took to Twitter to confirm a Post report that the White House wants to place detained immigrants in so-called sanctuary cities represented by Democrats. In doing so, he trotted out his favorite playbook: He is demonizing immigrants and refugees to incite fear and to distract the American public from his own failures. Despite his party having control of the whole federal government for two years, Trump has utterly failed to fix our immigration system, to provide real opportunity for middle America or to improve the lives of the Americans in the places that supported him. It’s clear he hates the fact that the very cities he scorns are engines of innovation, opportunity and economic power. But we will not be deterred. The president’s threats won’t intimidate me as a mayor of a city with an open door, as a former federal prosecutor or as the granddaughter of a teenager who fled a war-torn, starving and impoverished country only to be welcomed in America. This president believes that immigrants and refugees burden our country and burden cities like ours. But he could not be more wrong. In Seattle, we know that our immigrant and refugee communities make our city a stronger, more vibrant place. Our immigrant neighbors make up more than 18 percent of our population, and 21 percent of our population speaks a language other than English at home. They create businesses and jobs. They create art and culture. They help teach our kids, serve in law enforcement and the military, and lead our places of faith. Our immigrant and refugee neighbors have helped Seattle become the fastest-growing big city in the country and become home to some of the world’s most iconic companies. And we know that today’s immigrants are tomorrow’s U.S. citizens who should have the chance to contribute to the economic, cultural and civic life of Seattle — and our nation. Contrary to what this president thinks, in Seattle, we have strong American values of inclusiveness and opportunity. Instead of threatening immigrant families and the cities that welcome them, this president should spend a little bit more time trying to learn from us. In Seattle, we have started to provide tuition-free college for our public high school graduates, regardless of a young person’s immigration status. We’re expanding internship and apprenticeship opportunities to connect all our young people with the jobs and opportunities of the future. We’re working to help tens of thousands of legal permanent residents become U.S. citizens as part of the New Citizen Campaign and our other citizenship programs. Our Ready to Work program connects people with case managers and English language education to help our immigrant and refugee neighbors gain the skills necessary to enter our booming jobs market. We will not allow a president who continues to threaten our shared values of inclusion, opportunity and diversity to jeopardize the health and safety of our communities. That’s why, shortly after taking office, I issued a mayoral directive strengthening Seattle’s “Welcoming City” laws that make clear that our city will not ask about — or improperly divulge information about — a resident’s immigration status. And our police officers will continue to focus on local law enforcement — not serve as federal immigration enforcement officials. This is what the president means when he uses the term “sanctuary city.” Our city has already taken on this president and won. When Trump and the Justice Department threatened to withhold federal funding over our policies, we beat him in court. When he announced his cruel plan to separate children and families, Democratic mayors stood up to say we are better than this as a country. So if this president wants to send immigrants and refugees to Seattle and other welcoming cities, let me be clear: We will do what we have always done, and we will be stronger for it. And it will only strengthen our commitment to fighting for the dignity of every person. We will not allow any administration to use the power of America to destroy the promise of America.
           Comment on General Debate 14 April 2019 by Fletch       Comment   Translate Page      
Trump trolling level: Advanced :lol: Trump posts on Twitter that since liberals won't let him build his wall that all illegal migrants should be bused to so-called sanctuary cities and let them take care of them. <blockquote>Due to the fact that Democrats are unwilling to change our very dangerous immigration laws, we are indeed, as reported, giving strong considerations to placing Illegal Immigrants in Sanctuary Cities only.... — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 12, 2019 ....The Radical Left always seems to have an Open Borders, Open Arms policy – so this should make them very happy! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 12, 2019</blockquote> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SPb1uUmjB4c LOL, of course it caused an uproar among the Dems and the liberal media. Not sure why, he's only giving them what they want. Actually, he should make it so that blue states can enact the stupid laws they want - the green new deal, tax rates of 90% for the rich, open borders, free education, medicare for all. Let's see how long those states last. They'd end up being rubbish tips, like Detroit.
          Campaigning in Indiana, Sanders Rips Trump’s ‘Cheap' Rhetoric      Comment   Translate Page      
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) doesn’t think much of George W. Bush. “His views were pretty different from mine,” Sanders said Saturday morning in Gary, Indiana. But during a campaign stop in this Upper Midwest city, the senator sounded a wistful note about the 43rd president.

“Do you remember what he did after 9/11? Does anyone remember?” he asked a few dozen community leaders at a downtown Gary convention center. “He went to a mosque. Do you remember that? He walked into a mosque to say that criminals, terrorists attacked the United States — not the Muslim community.”

But now, Sanders continued, “We have a president who, for cheap political gain, is trying to divide us up by the color of our skin, by where we were born, by our religion. My God.”

Sanders, it seemed, was referring to a video Trump shared on Twitter the day before attacking Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) for remarks she made about the terrorist strikes of September 11, 2001. The video features graphic images of the attacks spliced together with footage from a speech Omar delivered last month on civil rights. It takes her words out of context to suggest that she was dismissing 9/11 as nothing more than “some people did something.”

Sanders was among the first presidential candidates to rally to the defense of Omar, who is Muslim. In his own Twitter post Friday, Sanders called Omar “a leader with strength and courage.”

“She won’t back down to Trump’s racism and hate, and neither will we,” he wrote. “The disgusting and dangerous attacks against her must end.”

Sanders’ visit to Gary came on the second day of a five-state campaign swing through Wisconsin, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania. In his first few stops, he repeatedly referred to Trump, who won all five states in 2016, as a “pathological liar.”

“He lies almost every day. The media has documented thousands of lies that he has told,” Sanders said in Gary. The president, he added, “is a racist and a sexist and a homophobe and a xenophobe.”

Sanders took a handful of questions from the news media in Gary, including one about his newfound wealth. A reporter asked whether his status as a millionaire — thanks to a book deal that followed his 2016 presidential run — conflicted with his criticism of the rich.…
          SMG Profile: Amanda Pflugrad      Comment   Translate Page      

Shold Media Group is a hub for Journalists, Broadcasters, Producers and Writers to learn and share their stories, tips and advice. If you’re new here, consider following along on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram so you don’t miss our newest content. Taylor Shold: Hi Amanda, thanks so much for doing this, can you share with our audience a little about yourself and why you wanted to get into broadcasting? Amanda Pflugrad: Sports have always been a huge part of my life. Growing up my father was a college football coach, so some of my earliest memories were running around on the […]

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           Comment on The Assange Arrest: You Have the Right to Remain Silent by Joe Lauria       Comment   Translate Page      
The Italian journalist Stefania Maurizi reported on Twitter that she had presented that book to Assange as a present. The scene of Assange being dragged from the embassy with the book in hand was shown live on Ruptly. There would have been no time to have photoshopped that in.
          Conservative NYT columnist claims Trump is losing his grip: ‘He’s confused Twitter with reality’      Comment   Translate Page      

Conservative New York Times columnist David Brooks pointed out that pro-Trump Twitter is looking for a “culture war” — and that because of them, the president is confusing their rhetoric for reality. During an appearance on PBS NewsHour, Brooks noted that conservative “Twitterites&...

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          Ocurren dos sismos esta madrugada en Guerrero y Oaxaca      Comment   Translate Page      

MÉXICO (Notimex) 13 de abril de 2019.- El Servicio Sismológico Nacional (SSN) informó que esta madrugada se registraron dos movimientos de tierra de magnitudes 4.2 y 4.6 en Guerrero y Oaxaca. El organismo del Instituto de Geofísica de la UNAM dio a conocer en su cuenta @SSNMexico de Twitter que...

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          The Genius of Titania McGrath      Comment   Translate Page      

Political correctness and “woke” consciousness so easily lend themselves to ridicule that you have to wonder why no one thought to do it before. Now, a British writer, by name of Andrew Doyle has created a fictional character named Titania McGrath. As you know doubt know, Titania is the name of the Queen of the Fairies (not to be confused with the Faerie Queen) from Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. And, by the way, did you hear the word “wrath” in McGrath?

Anyway, Titania has just brought out a book called Woke: A Guide to Social Justice. It’s available now on Amazon. For those who like a foretaste (or foreplay) of what is to come, Roger Kimball has collected some of  her wit and wisdom. He notes that the Guardian and the New Statesman have already denounced Titania. Also, Twitter has banned him/her four times. Obviously, they see a clear and present danger.

Here are a few samples:

If you don’t think exactly the same way as me, then you’ve clearly got a lot to learn about diversity.

On race, she says: 

I despise whiteness. Literally nothing about me is white except for my skin colour.

On Democracy:

It’s a broken kind of democracy that allows a majority of voters to impose their wishes on the rest of us.

On sexual relations between men and women:

Men who are attracted to women clearly have feminine tastes and are therefore probably gay.

I have posed nude for Penthouse in an effort to dismantle the patriarchy from within.

If you only have sex with people you find attractive, you might want to ask yourself why you’re such a superficial bigot.

On fat shaming:

You’ll notice there’s not a single obese player in the England football team. This kind of discrimination is precisely why the fat acceptance movement is so essential.” 

On homophobia:

We need to distinguish between bad homophobia and good homophobia. Bad homophobia is when a Christian bakery refuses to make a cake with a gay slogan. Good homophobia is when children are prevented from learning about gay rights in the name of Allah.

On Jussie Smollett:

It is absolutely essential that we believe Jussie Smollett. If we don’t, other people who haven’t been attacked might not have the courage to come forward.

And, from her Twitter account, this recent reflection on hate speech:

Given that hate speech is not possible without  free speech, and defense of free speech is a form of hate speech.

Nothing quite like exposing stupidity to the light of day. Sunlight, after all, is still the best disinfectant.

          Kim Kardashian pivots to law      Comment   Translate Page      
"First year of law school," Kim Kardashian West told US Vogue in her May cover interview, "you have to cover three subjects: criminal law, torts, and contracts." (For the record, there are a few others, too, including constitutional law and civil procedure). For Kardashian, "Torts is the most confusing, contracts the most boring, and crim law I can do in my sleep. Took my first test, I got a 100. Super easy for me."

Kardashian announced this week in the same interview that she began a four-year apprenticeship with a law firm in San Francisco last summer and wants to take the California bar exam in 2022. (She is not enrolled in law school. Under California law, aspiring lawyers can undertake an apprenticeship and if they pass the bar exam, they can practice law -- even without a law school degree).

The reality superstar's pivot to becoming a lawyer -- apparently motivated by her stated desire to do more to improve the criminal justice system, "to fight to fix it," -- has prompted a mixed response. Many have predictably derided the move as idiotic, telling her to stay in her lane. Others have called the criticism sexist, highlighting the obvious comparison between Kardashian and Reese Witherspoon's character in the 2001 movie "Legally Blonde," Elle Woods -- also initially dismissed in her law school efforts because of her looks and past persona.

The bottom line is this: Kardashian is inspiring for choosing a new path as a 38-year-old mother of three -- and she is also the nauseatingly privileged proof that in today's America, no option is off-limits for the very wealthy.

In many ways, this is the most interesting thing Kim Kardashian West has ever done. And it says a lot about the susceptibility of the public and press to her carefully-constructed image that so few saw this coming.

There are some obvious ways in which this path makes sense for Kardashian. Her father, Robert Kardashian, was a well-known lawyer, part of OJ Simpson's defense team. She has already demonstrated an interest in the law, making herself heard on criminal justice issues and playing a significant part last year in President Trump's release of Alice Marie Johnson, a 63-year-old woman who'd been in an Alabama prison on a nonviolent drug charge since 1996.

Meeting with Trump, alongside CNN commentator and activist Van Jones, plus several lawyers, Kardashian West helped persuade the President with a force of argument Jones described as "the most effective, emotionally intelligent intervention that I've ever seen in American politics." She has also worked for months with #cut50, a bipartisan advocacy group aiming to reform the criminal-justice system. Compared with some of her other ventures -- advertising dangerous slimming teas to her legions of young female fans, for example -- this looks not just like a step in a far more positive direction, but a break from the brand the Kardashian family has built over the years.

The Kardashians are described in public discourse variously as mercenary, feminist, impressive, groundbreaking, and sickeningly superficial. There are strong arguments to be made for every case, but despite so many opposing characteristics, they tend to be referred to as a monolith -- not individuals so much as component parts of a vast, unprecedented money machine.

Kim Kardashian, for years the most famous member of her family, was somehow the most Kardashian. She was the most polished, the most bankable (until sister Kylie Jenner's ascent), almost inhumanly adapted to the constant whirl of 5 a.m. workouts, three-hour makeup sessions, photo shoots and paparazzi that the machine demanded. She leaned in to the living doll persona, which the media so eagerly bestowed upon her, and as a result, many now have difficulty imagining her as anything but that.

Throughout 16 seasons of the reality show that made her family world-famous, Kim's demeanor has scarcely changed. A couple of upsetting instances aside, she has remained placid throughout, more prone to asking questions than volunteering confidences herself. When emotions ran high as Caitlin Jenner went public with her transition, Kim was often the mediator, allowing everyone their say, but intervening to defuse tense conversations when necessary.

In a way, it is her predictability that makes Kim Kardashian such comforting television. With her, you always know what you're getting. In retrospect, some of those considered responses signpost a personality that could be mesh with a career in law.

When in 2017, Kardashian described the process of identifying the men who robbed her at gunpoint in her Paris hotel room in October 2016, she was matter of fact. She itemized events without adding color or emotion, even noting that the men who had attacked her were 'pretty honest' in their recall of that night. Her most revealing comment was that it was "interesting" to know that they had been following her for over a year. She added that she was "thankful" for the experience, as it had afforded her "all the background info'"she needed on how she could protect herself in future.

Her recent foray into criminal justice also isn't the first time that digging below her contoured surface has revealed unexpected depths. Following the Parkland shooting last year, she tweeted to urge Congress to do its job and "protect Americans from senseless gun violence." She also took to Twitter in 2015 to denounce lax gun laws, after David Conley bought a gun online to kill his ex-girlfriend, her husband, and her six children, including his own son (she tweeted, "Does this not sicken you?"). She did so again after the 2017 Las Vegas music festival shooting to share an image denouncing high capacity firearms as inconsistent with the Second Amendment.

Every time she has spoken out on gun laws, Kim has been met with derogatory remarks such as, "Stick to selfies." But she has backed up her tweets. In 2016, she met with gun violence survivors from Sandy Hook and San Bernardino. For several years, she's been a creative council member of the organization Everytown For Gun Safety, which is dedicated to gun safety and fighting for legislative reform. In 2017, she recognized National Gun Violence Awareness Day by speaking out against a bill signed by Trump that revoked an Obama-era regulation. She may not always broadcast it, but Kim Kardashian does her homework.

As far as her metamorphosis from reality star into woke lawyer goes, the proof will be in the pudding. If her previous activities -- not to mention the acquisitive tendencies of her mother, Kris Jenner -- are any indication, within the next decade we will see a Kardashian law firm, capitalizing on the family name but well-stocked with qualified lawyers to ensure it goes the distance (and makes as much money as possible). For now though, as a woman whose career thus far has been fed by sex appeal and social media, Kardashian's move is a bold one, picking a direction that demands a completely different skill set, and flies in the face of expectations. When asked by Vogue what she will be remembered for, she replied aptly, "For my many talents."

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          Selma recebe apoio de filho de Bolsonaro e agradece crítica de Calheiros      Comment   Translate Page      

Um dos filhos do presidente Jair Bolsonaro (PSL), o também senador Flávio Bolsonaro (PSL-RJ), prometeu ajudar a correligionária senadora Selma Arruda (PSL) após ela ter sido cassada pelo Tribunal Regional Eleitoral (TRE-MT). Selma deve recorrer da decisão que determinou a realização de eleição suplementar ao Senado Federal.

Segundo informações do colunista Guilherme Amado, da Revista Época, o filho do presidente foi o primeiro a chegar no gabinete da senadora na quarta (10) após a decisão do TRE. Após Flávio Bolsonaro, a senadora de Mato Grosso do Sul, Soraya Thronicke (PSL-MS), além de um advogado ligado ao partido.

Os três teriam dito que “estão fechados com Selma até o final”.

Nas redes sociais há manifestação de apoio de políticos exaltando sua cassação. Um deles, foi o senador Jorge Kajuru (PSB-GO), que culpou o ministro Gilmar Mendes pela cassação da senadora. Já o senador Renan Calheiros (MDB-AL) que destacou a necessidade de responsabilização criminal para que a senadora deixe o mandato.

Selma rebateu os argumentos de Renan e no Twitter disse que o senador é o mais odiado do país, destacou que críticas vindo dele soam como elogios e destacou que torce para que a operação Lava Jato o pegue logo.

Selma viva

Neste sábado (13), a senadora disse que muitas pessoas já colocam seu nome para a disputa. Destaca que até candidato que nem chegou a ser suplente de deputado teria colocado seu nome à disposição para concorrer. O Livre ouviu alguns pretensos candidatos à vaga.

“Eu vou deixar um aviso curto aqui: falar é fácil, quero ver é conquistar os 678.542 votos que eu tive! O povo está comigo!”, disse a senadora.

O Livre



          Aaron Carter says he has his own experience with Michael Jackson       Comment   Translate Page      

Aaron Carter talked to TMZ. After a fake Wade Robson twitter account run by someone from Italy tweeted Aaron Carter, Aaron went on a rant to TMZ about how he wanted to punch Wade Robson. Aaron said that Wade must be lying because Wade previously defended Michael and Aaron can't see Michael doing those horrible things since his own experience with Michael was nothing but loving, caring, and innocent. Aaron also said that he slept in the same room as Michael when he was 15, nothing happened, and if it did he would have told the truth because kids blab about everything.

Aaron has now softened his position on Leaving Neverland. He said that he was too aggressive because everyone has their own stories and he wasn't a fly on the wall, so he can't know what actually happened. Aaron says that he actually has his own experience with Michael and will talk about in a book he is writing about his own life. When asked if it includes abuse, Aaron says that you will just have to find out. Aaron says that he will always have Michael's back though even if it's unflattering. Aaron says his own family knows what it is and just never talks about it, but the Jackson family/estate doesn't know. Aaron says he's not worried if it's negative because "do I ever seem worried about what I say and I keep it real as fuck." Aaron's message to the Jackson estate is that "Just stay strong. I love you guys. And even if I say something you guys don't like it's still my truth and you guys will just have to accept it."

Source: YouTube

          Trump White House braces for full Mueller report      Comment   Translate Page      
Some allies of President Donald Trump say the White House is in for a rude awakening. | Jose Luis Magana/AP Photo Share on Facebook Share on Twitter While most of official Washington is on edge ahead of the expected release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s full report, Trump White House aides are shrugging off the […]
          Dems rip Nunes’ plan for private huddle with Barr to discuss criminal allegations      Comment   Translate Page      
Before seeing its contents, Rep. Devin Nunes labeled special counsel Robert Mueller’s report a “partisan document” and said “we can just burn it up.” | Drew Angerer/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter House Democrats are crying foul over a plan by the Intelligence Committee’s top Republican, Rep. Devin Nunes, to meet privately with […]
          Alexander Rossi looks to win again at Long Beach Grand Prix      Comment   Translate Page      

One of Alexander Rossi’s fans recently described the IndyCar driver on Twitter as “a class act with an edge.” It’s not hard to see why.

Since jolting the racing world by winning the Indianapolis 500 as a rookie in 2016, Rossi has become one of the leading drivers in the NTT IndyCar Series with...


          Alexander Rossi looks to win again at Long Beach Grand Prix      Comment   Translate Page      

One of Alexander Rossi’s fans recently described the IndyCar driver on Twitter as “a class act with an edge.” It’s not hard to see why.

Since jolting the racing world by winning the Indianapolis 500 as a rookie in 2016, Rossi has become one of the leading drivers in the NTT IndyCar Series with...


           Comment on Links 4/13/19 by anon in so cal       Comment   Translate Page      
Someone on Twitter found an old tweet from Julian Assange about Bernie Sanders. The gist was that, while B's domestic agenda sounded great, a sound domestic approach likely spelled inverse results for foreign policy.
          Ministra del Interior confirma ciberataques; correo institucional y web municipal, afectados      Comment   Translate Page      
La ministra del Interior, María Paula Romo, confirmó en su cuenta de Twitter que se han producido varios ciberataques en los últimos días, tras la culminación del asilo de Julian Assange y posterior detención. "A pesar de haber sufrido cyber ataques en los últimos días, ninguna página del gobierno central, ni de sectores claves del mundo privado, se encuentra intervenida o sacada del aire", escribió.
          Casado sale vestido de cofrade por Ávila y en Twitter le afean este detalle      Comment   Translate Page      

El candidato a la presidencia del Gobierno y presidente del PP, Pablo Casado, ha participado como penitente en la procesión de los Estudiantes, el desfile procesional del Sábado de Pasión de la Semana Santa de Ávila.

Tras participar en un acto con el candidato al Congreso por Madrid, Adolfo Suárez Illana, ante la estatua que Ávila dedicó al expresidente del Gobierno, el abulense Adolfo Suárez, ha saludado a los candidatos populares por Ávila y se ha dirigido a la sede del PP.

De allí ha salido con la túnica morada de la Hermandad Universitaria del Santísimo Cristo de los Estudiantes y María Santísima de la Sabiduría, dependiente de la Universidad Católica de Ávila, para dirigirse a la iglesia de San Pedro, de donde ha salido la procesión, en la que ha participado también en otras ocasiones.

El problema es que ha salido a pasear con la túnica pero sin el capirote puesto y esto es algo que muchos le han afeado en redes sociales, donde también ha habido bromas con el hecho de que la cofradía sea de los Estudiantes, tras la polémica de Casado con su máster. 


          La defensa aérea siria intercepta un misil israelí sobre Hama (vídeo)      Comment   Translate Page      
Publican en Twitter un vídeo en el que se puede ver cómo las unidades de defensa aérea sirias interceptan uno de los misiles de Israel sobre la gobernación de Hama.
          "Vraiment ???" : les internautes très remontés après le choix de Mika d'envoyer London Loko aux battles de "The Voice"      Comment   Translate Page      
VU DE TWITTER - Son interprétation de "Coco Câline" de Julien Doré a séduit son coach mais pas les téléspectateurs qui ont fait part de leur surprise et de leur colère à l'issue de sa prestation.
          Milan, Bakayoko si spiega: “Uno scherzo, non volevo mancare di rispetto”. Kessie: “Per Acerbi…”      Comment   Translate Page      
Si spiegano sui social (Twitter e Instagram) Tiémoué Bakayoko, dopo il gesto poco carino – diciamo così – compiuto nel post-gara, quando ha mostrato sotto la curva rossonera la maglietta del rivale Acerbi, con il quale si era sfidato sui social dopo le dichiarazioni della scorsa domenica del biancoceleste. “Il mio è stato un gesto […]
          Phil Mickelson TROLLS Matt Kuchar in savage video ahead of Masters pairing on day three      Comment   Translate Page      
PHIL MICKELSON had Masters fans in hysterics this morning with a minute-long video on his Twitter page where he took aim at his playing partner Matt Kuchar. Daily Express :: Sport Feed
          Vintage Girls Portrait Painting 1960's Retro Size 20x23 Girl in Bonnet and Blue Dress on Nailed Canvas in Carved Wood Framed by M. Checca by RetrospectVintage215      Comment   Translate Page      

65.00 USD

A 1960's painting of a little girl wearing a bonnet and a blue dress! This painting is done on a nailed canvas. The artist, M. Checca, used acrylic paint in pretty muted tones. There is a carved wood frame around the canvas. The frame is slightly heavy. This frame has metal hardware on the back for easy hanging. There is also a sticker on the upper back of the frame. It is partially ripped, but I can make out the following: Trademark Picture and Photo Frames and All Kinds of Objects Sekai - Do...Tel: (351) 0098-202...(The dots are where the sticker is ripped off)

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          JoJo Siwa Releases New EP 'Celebrate', Available Now; New Music Video to Debut on Nickelodeon USA on Saturday, April 13th at 8:00 p.m.      Comment   Translate Page      
NICKELODEON’S JOJO SIWA RELEASES NEW EP CELEBRATE AVAILABLE NOW

WORLD PREMIERE OF NEW MUSIC VIDEO
“IT’S TIME TO CELEBRATE” SATURDAY, APRIL 13th ON NICKELODEON


Nickelodeon’s JoJo Siwa celebrated her Dream Birthday earlier this week with an epic party and she continues the celebration with the release of her latest EP, Celebrate, available NOW on all digital service providers. Nickelodeon presents the world premiere of “It’s Time To Celebrate” tomorrow, Saturday, April 13th at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon USA.


Celebrate features four new songs: “It’s Time To Celebrate,” “#1U,” “Worldwide Party,” and “Bop!” The music video for “Bop!” has garnered over 5.4 million views to date.


Siwa recently added 17 dates to her first North American tour: Nickelodeon’s JoJo Siwa D.R.E.A.M. The Tour. Presented by Party City and produced by Nickelodeon and AEG Presents, the 70-city tour will kick off in Phoenix, Arizona on Friday, May 17. The new shows include stops at Forest Hills Stadium in Queens NY, New Orleans, San Antonio, Memphis, Indianapolis, and Louisville. Visit JoJoDREAMTour.com for more information.


JoJo’s Nickelodeon special entitled JoJo’s Dream Birthday is set to air on Saturday, May 18, at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon USA.

Nickelodeon superstar JoJo Siwa is a YouTube personality, singer, dancer, entrepreneur, social media influencer, The New York Times bestselling author and star on Nickelodeon’s Lip Sync Battle Shorties. Siwa connects with her fans through many channels: via social media she has over 9.4 million subscribers with over 2.1 billion views on YouTube, she has over 8.1 million followers on Instagram, over 425,000 Twitter followers, over 17.4 million followers on TikTok (formerly Musical.ly), and over 534,000 likes on Facebook; through her SIWANATOR club, which stands against negativity and bullying; through her global reach of consumer products including her signature bows, accessories, apparel, arts and crafts, cosmetics, home goods and party supplies; and with her hugely popular singles, “Boomerang,” which has been viewed over 682 million times and is RIAA certified platinum, “Kid in a Candy Store,” “Hold The Drama,” and “High Top Shoes”


Siwa will also take the stage at this year’s Nickelodeon SlimeFest--a two-day family-friendly music festival held in Chicago, Ill., at Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island on June 8 and 9--along with Pitbull, Bebe Rexha and T-Pain. Siwa helped kick off Nickelodeon’s inaugural U.S. SlimeFest last year, where she performed in front of over 24,000 fans.

Siwa recently won her third Kids’ Choice Award for “Favorite Social Music Star.” Her previous Choice Awards include “Favorite Viral Music Artist” in 2017 and “Favorite Musical YouTube Creator” in 2018. She also performed at Kids’ Choice Mexico 2018.

In November, Siwa released her first EP, D.R.E.A.M. The Music, featuring four new songs: “D.R.E.A.M,” “My Story,” “Everyday Popstars” and “Only Getting Better.” The music video for “D.R.E.A.M.” was released on Siwa’s YouTube channel and to date has garnered over 40 million views. Just last month, Siwa dropped her latest single, “Bop.” The accompanying music video has already accumulated over 4.4 million views on her YouTube channel.

In 2016, Nickelodeon and Siwa entered an exclusive licensing partnership to develop a line of consumer products inspired by Siwa. Categories span toys, apparel, accessories, consumer electronics, Halloween costumes and more. To date, over 50 million JoJo Bows have been sold. Siwa’s consumer products are available internationally, including the UK, Canada, Australia and Mexico.

Siwa launched her first animated shorts series, The JoJo & BowBow Show Show starring Siwa and her furry best friend BowBow. She also works alongside Nick Cannon in Nickelodeon’s hit competition series Lip Sync Battle Shorties. She has also appeared on various Nickelodeon live-action series including School of Rock and The Thundermans. Siwa performed a medley of hits at Nickelodeon’s 2018 Kids’ Choice Awards, including her triple-platinum smash “Boomerang.” She also won two blimps for Favorite Viral Music Artist in 2017 and Musical YouTube Creator in 2018. This summer, she performed at Nickelodeon’s 2018 Kids’ Choice Awards Mexico.

Photos: Trae Patton/Nickelodeon.

More Nick: Pitbull, Bebe Rexha, JoJo Siwa and T-Pain to Perform at Nickelodeon's U.S. SlimeFest Music Festival, June 8-9, 2019!
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          RECRUITING: Three-star Kansas offensive lineman commits to Iowa State      Comment   Translate Page      
Iowa State has landed a commitment from three-star 2020 offensive lineman prospect Hayden Pauls. The Emporia, Kan. native announced his decision on Saturday via his Twitter account. Pauls, who is rated as the No. 43 offensive tackle in the class, unofficially visited Ames last week. It was at least his fourth visit to Iowa State … Continue reading "RECRUITING: Three-star Kansas offensive lineman commits to Iowa State"
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          Pelosi Condemns Trump’s 9/11 Tweet But Is Silent On Omar’s Comments      Comment   Translate Page      
And is getting slammed by bother sides. Via Daily Caller: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi went after President Donald Trump Saturday morning for his Twitter response to Minnesota Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar’s 9/11 remarks but did not mention Omar or her comments specifically. “The memory of 9/11 is sacred ground, and any discussion of it must […]
          Watch: Trump Schools Ilhan Omar For 9/11 Comments With ‘Never Forget’ Video      Comment   Translate Page      
But him quoting her is mean. Via Daily Wire: President Donald Trump ripped Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) in a brutal video clip he posted to Twitter concerning the Democrat’s widely-ridiculed comments downplaying the 9/11 terror attacks that killed thousands of Americans. The video begins with a clip of Rep. Omar referring to the 9/11 atrocity […]
          Gillette вызвал негатив в сетях фото plus-size модели в бикини      Comment   Translate Page      
Производитель бритв разметил фото блогера Анны О’Брайен в своем аккаунте в Instagram с подписью «Выйди и срази». Go out there and slay the day Glitter + Lazers pic.twitter.com/cIc0R3JfpR — Gillette Venus (@GilletteVenus) April 3, 2019 Некоторые пользователи Twitter отметили, что реклама восхваляет ожирение и Gillette «безответственно» продвигает нездоровый образ жизни ради выгоды. Другие пользователи сравнили ожирение с продвижением вредных привычек, таких как курение и алкоголь. «Она живет ярко». В ответ на критику Gillette отметил: «Venus представляет красивых женщин разных форм, размеров и типов кожи, потому что ВСЕ типы красивой кожи заслуживают того, чтобы их показали. Нам нравится Анна, потому что она живет ярко и любит свою кожу, несмотря на „правила“, которые могут ей указывать ей, что ей следует демонстрировать». Представитель Gillette Venus также сказал Ad Age, что компания попросила Анну, у которой 1,7 млн фолловеров в сетях, поделиться своим фото в его каналах. Она не была платным партнером и фото не было создано для Gillette. Агентства также не были в этом задействованы. Эксперты считают, что бренд намеренно вызвал шумиху, зайдя на вызывающую противоречия территорию среди нового поколения покупателей, которые смотрят на бренды, как на продолжение себя. Ранее бренд вызвал дебаты роликом от via Grey New York, которым атаковал «токсичную маскулинность».
          Now Outraged, Trump Boasted On 9/11 That His Building Was Tallest After Attack      Comment   Translate Page      
Trump is expressing outrage now about 9/11 through a controversial attempt to use the tragedy to slam Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), but his grief wasn't quite so obvious right after the terrorist attacks. At the time, Trump gloated that his building at 40 Wall St. had become the tallest in New York City with the collapse of the World Trade Center towers. Not only was the statement appallingly insensitive, but it was also a lie, former Democratic political strategist and CNN political contributor Paul Begala told Chris Cuomo on Friday. "This guy has no moral standing ever to try to use our greatest day of national pain for his political gain," Begala said. He was responding to a video Trump posted Friday on Twitter that juxtaposed comments by Omar, a Muslim, with footage of the 9/11 attacks. Trump tweeted: "WE WILL NEVER FORGET!"
          Mike Gravel's campaign is proof that more politicians need meme tutors      Comment   Translate Page      
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In the age of surrealist memes and viral content, why aren't more politicians seeking out shitposting tutors? 

Mike Gravel joined Twitter on Mar. 30, and has been spicing up the 2020 race ever since. The former Alaskan senator officially added his name to the ever-growing roster of Democratic presidential candidates in a video Monday, calling for a "Gravelanche" to push centrist politicians further left. He doesn't plan on actually winning; his goal is to simply make it to the debates so he can challenge contenders on their neoliberal policies in favor of more leftist ones. 

"My message, centered around an anti-imperialist foreign policy and fundamental political reform, is one that no other Democratic candidate is making the centerpiece of their campaign," Gravel said in a statement, according to Rolling Stone. "After the first two debates, I will drop out and endorse the most progressive candidate." Read more...

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          Enjoy this delightfully chaotic goat chase from two perspectives      Comment   Translate Page      
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If you happen to stumble across some goats wandering around your backyard, you should probably just let them be. 

One girl learned that the hard way — and it's forever immortalized on video.

Twitter user @sophiemilner981 posted a video of her friend jogging after a lost goat that had ambled into her yard. Followed by her dog, the friend starts out, holding out her phone during the pursuit in an effort to capture the intruder on camera. But then the goat decides to turn the tables and chase her instead. She ends up manically sprinting back towards her house.

The second half of the video is even more beautiful, because it shows her perspective.  Read more...

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          The 'Here we go again' meme is perfect for every frustrating situation      Comment   Translate Page      
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"Ah shit, here we go again." Oh, the endless possibilities of that simple statement. 

Twitter has taken another relatable quote that can be applied to any number of situations and ran wild with it. And this time, we have the gamers to thank for it. 

Taken from a memorable scene in the 2004 game Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, the quote immediately follows the opening cutscene in which the main character, Carl "CJ" Johnson, finds himself in a corrupt neighborhood. 

SEE ALSO: The Mega Sg makes classic games feel new again

"Ah shit, here we go again," he starts off saying. "Worst place in the world, Rolling Heights Ballas country. I ain't represented Grove Street in five years, but the Ballas won't give a shit." Read more...

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          Watch this dog show off his very good soccer skills      Comment   Translate Page      
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It's widely known that most dogs are good at fetch, it's less known that some dogs are soccer superstars.

This video of Zeus, uploaded to Twitter by @monicanuevaa, depicts the pup showing off his fancy footwork — err paw-work. He's sadly doing a much better job demonstrating his soccer skills than most humans I know.

SEE ALSO: Watch this dog's adorable nightly ritual

In response, other animal owners from across the internet submitted their pets in a bid to put a team together. 

if you’re putting together a team and need a keeper, Eskimo is available pic.twitter.com/PDOkhRNDs9

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          Brooks: Trump's Sanctuary City Proposal 'Treating It All as a Twitter Game'      Comment   Translate Page      
On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks reacted to President Trump suggesting releasing migrants into sanctuary cities by stating Trump is “treating it all as a Twitter game to make his base feel good about themselves.” Brooks said, “Well, he’s
          Natasha Bedingfield claims her best friend's three-year-old child has been 'kidnapped'      Comment   Translate Page      
The singer, 37, took to Twitter to write a message in support of her friend who is the legal guardian of a three-year-old boy from Kenya, along with her husband.
          The underappreciation of the manager in today's analytics-driven MLB      Comment   Translate Page      
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          Katie Bouman, la mujer de 29 años que está detrás de la histórica foto de un agujero negro - Telemundo      Comment   Translate Page      
  1. Katie Bouman, la mujer de 29 años que está detrás de la histórica foto de un agujero negro  Telemundo
  2. Katie Louise Bouman, la exitosa científica tras la foto del agujero negro  El País – Cali
  3. Trols atribuyen a hombre blanco el logro Katherine Bouman para la foto del agujero negro, pero él respondió con la verdad  CNN
  4. La primera imagen de un agujero negro fue obra de Katie Bouman y Twitter se asegura de que nadie lo olvide  Yahoo Noticias
  5. Troles intentan atribuir los créditos por la primera foto de un agujero negro a un colega de Bouman y el astrofísico sale en defensa de su compañera  RT en Español
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Nach dem tollen #KunstGeschichteAlsBrotbelag vergangenes Jahr hat diese Woche die musikalische Adaption #MusikgeschichteAlsBrotbelag als Aktion Einzug auf Twitter gehalten. Sehr schöne Sache mal wieder, bei der etliche Albumcover mit Lebensmitteln nachgestellt und dann sicherlich sehr […]
          Las mejores Apps para cuidar tu salud      Comment   Translate Page      

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El Día Mundial de la Salud fue el 7 de abril, con el fin de conmemorar el aniversario de la Fundación de la Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS), pero nos hemos puesto a pensar cómo es que la tecnología hoy en día nos pueda ayudar a tener una mejor calidad de vida.

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          India conmemora el centenario de la masacre de Amritsar      Comment   Translate Page      

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Amritsar, IndiaIndia conmemoraba este sábado el centenario de la masacre de Amritsar, una de las peores atrocidades del periodo colonial británico por la que el país espera todavía las disculpas de Londres.

El Alto Comisario (embajador) británico ante India, Dominic Asquith, depositó una corona de flores durante una ceremonia en el monumento conmemorativo de los mártires de Jallianwala Bagh, un jardín rodeado de paredes donde se cometió esta masacre en la ciudad de Amritsar, en Punyab (noroeste).

Todavía se pueden ver las marcas de las balas en estos muros.

La tarde del 13 de abril de 1919, soldados británicos acordonaron el jardín y dispararon contra miles de hombres, mujeres y niños desarmados, que estaban reunidos para festejar el Baisakhi, una fiesta de los monzones celebrada en el norte de India.

Amritsar era en aquel entonces el escenario de violentas manifestaciones contra las detenciones y el refuerzo de los poderes represivos de las autoridades británicas al término de la Primera Guerra Mundial.

El balance exacto de este episodio, que exaltó a los partidarios de la independencia, es incierto.

Los archivos de la época colonial hablan de 379 muertos, pero las cifras indias dan cuenta de casi un millar.

El miércoles, la primera ministra británica, Theresa May, declaró ante la Cámara de los Comunes que esta masacre representaba "una vergonzosa cicatriz en la historia indiobritánica".

"Lamentamos profundamente lo que ocurrió y el sufrimiento causado", dijo May, que al igual que sus predecesores evitó pedir disculpas.

Un grupo de escolares indios forma el número 100 para representar el centenario de la tragedia.

Foto: AFPEl ministro jefe de Punjab, Amarinder Singh, juzgó insuficiente las palabras de May y reclamó "disculpas oficiales claras".

El viernes, miles de personas con velas participaron en una marcha antes de la ceremonia del sábado.

- "Monstruoso"-Los medios indios reiteraron esta semana sus llamados a las disculpas británicas por esta masacre que Winston Churchill, entonces secretario de Estado para la guerra, calificó de "monstruosa".

Monumento conmemorativo en el lugar en el que ocurrió la masacre, el jardín de Jallianwala Bagh.

Foto: AFP"Pero incluso en este año de centenario de la masacre, Gran Bretaña rechazó [.

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El primer ministro indio, Narendra Modi, habló de una tragedia "horrible", y consideró en Twitter que el recuerdo de las víctimas "nos incita a trabajar todavía más por la construcción de una India de la que [las víctimas] estarían orgullosas".

El jefe de la oposición Rahul Gandhi, presente en Amritsar, se refirió en Twitter a "un día tristemente conocido que conmocionó al mundo entero y cambió el curso de la lucha por la libertad india".

India celebra elecciones legislativas desde el jueves hasta el 19 de mayo.

En el libro de oro del monumento conmemorativo, Dominic Asquith, descendiente del primer ministro Herbert Asquith (de 1908 a 1916), utilizó las palabras de Theresa May.

En 2013, el primer ministro británico David Cameron fue el primer jefe de gobierno británico en ejercicio que se desplazó al monumento conmemorativo.

Calificó la masacre de "profundamente vergonzosa", pero tampoco pidió disculpas.

La reina Isabel depositó una corona de flores en el lugar en 1997, pero su marido, el príncipe Felipe, acaparó el protagonismo en los medios al declarar, según informaciones de la prensa, que el balance de víctimas se había "exagerado enormemente".


          Pamela Anderson Angry Over WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange’s Arrest      Comment   Translate Page      
Pamela Anderson, who visited Julian Assange multiple times while he took refuge in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London for the past seven years, is fuming on Twitter following the WikiLeaks founder’s arrest. The detainment, which was made possible after President Lenín Moreno of Ecuador decided to stop sheltering Assange over his “repeated violations to international conventions and […]
          Ayunos de fin de semana, baños de hielo por la mañana… El CEO de Twitter que sigue los pasos de Gwyneth Paltrow (y no todos son saludables)       Comment   Translate Page      

Ayunos de fin de semana, baños de hielo por la mañana… El CEO de Twitter que sigue los pasos de Gwyneth Paltrow (y no todos son saludables) #source%3Dgooglier%2Ecom#https%3A%2F%2Fgooglier%2Ecom%2Fpage%2F2019_04_14%2F237887

Ya sabemos que algunas celebrities tienden a caer en el uso - y abuso - de dietas milagro y pseudoterapias de moda, pero muy alejadas de las evidencias científicas. En esa materia no hay nadie que gane a Gwyneth Paltrow y a su compañía Goop

Excepto que ahora, la conocida actriz, tiene competencia en este ámbito. Y es que, el CEO de Twitter forma parte de la nueva corriente de moda en Sillicon Valley: el estoicismo. Básicamente, implica sentirse satisfecho con lo que cada uno tiene, pero también alejarse de sus emociones, entre otras cosas. 

Dorsey participó hace unos días en un conocido podcast llamado  Ben Greenfield Fitness: Diet, Fat Loss and Performance y habló sobre algunos de los hábitos que seguía tanto en su vida diaria como en su dieta. Algunos de estos hábitos, como meditar, ir al trabajo andando, o hacer entrenamientos diarios de siete minutos parecen hábitos saludables que pueden tener beneficios para la salud. 

Cinco comidas a la semana

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Sin embargo, hay otros hábitos que no solo no tienen ningún tipo de base científica, sino que incluso podrían resultar peligrosos para el organismo. Entre otras cosas, el conocido CEO indica que solo hace una comida al día entre semana y que los fines de semana ayuna por completo. 

Esto quiere decir que Dorsey tan solo hace cinco comidas en toda la semana que suelen basarse en pescado, pollo, o una chuleta acompañados con ensalada, espinacas o coles de bruselas. De postre toma chocolate negro o bayas. En principio, el ayuno intermitente, puede suponer numerosos beneficios para nuestro organismo reduciendo factores de riesgo cardiovasculares o ayudando a reducir la edad metabólica. 

El ayuno seguido por Jack Dorsey sería el llamado ayuno 20/4, también conocido como "la dieta del guerrero". Este tipo de ayuno  implica ayunar durante 20 horas y comer en un periodo de 4 - preferiblemente por la noche -. En este caso se recomienda hacer una cena un poco más contundente de lo habitual.

 Debemos tener en cuenta que la idea del ayuno intermitente es seguir comiendo las calorías necesarias diarias en base a nuestra actividad, pero un periodo de tiempo más corto.  Sin embargo, la cena del CEO, tal y cómo el la cuenta, parece bastante ligera y muy restringida en cuanto a alimentos y nutrientes.

A esto hay  que añadirle que, posteriormente, realiza un ayuno durante casi 48 horas. El ayuno durante 24 horas durante días alternos es habitual y tiene beneficios, pero ayunar durante más de 24 horas seguidas puede resultar peligroso y no hay ninguna evidencia de que tenga más beneficios que los otros ayunos. Además, si aun así queremos intentarlo es recomendable que acudamos a nuestro médico y lo hagamos bajo su supervisión. 

Hacer uso de suplementos

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Jack Dorsey también comentó hacer uso de suplementos. Entre otras cosas indicó consumir suplementos multivitamínicos y, sobre todo, suplementos de vitamina C

La realidad es que una alimentación realmente saludable debería aportarnos todas las vitaminas y nutrientes necesarios para nuestro organismo, sin necesidad de acudir a los suplementos. De hecho, algunos estudios han encontrado han encontrado que hacer uso de algunos de estos suplementos puede tener efectos adversos. Aunque en la mayoría de los casos son inocuos, lo ideal es conseguir las vitaminas por medio de la dieta

Los baños de hielo

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Otra de las costumbres del famoso CEO es comenzar el día con un baño de hielo, nada más salir de la cama. Algunas investigaciones han encontrado que se trata de una técnica que tiene beneficios antiinflamatorios y analgésicos en deportistas. 

Sin embargo, las evidencias científicas no encuentran que esta actividad ofrezca beneficios diferentes a los ofrecidos por otras técnicas de recuperación activa, como la aplicación local de hielo. Se trata, además, de una técnica no recomendada en personas con enfermedades respiratorias, cardiovasculares o hipotiroidismo. 

Si estamos decididos a probar los baños de hielo - o las duchas de agua muy fría - lo principal es que no hagamos como Jack, y vayamos transicionando poco a poco, en vez de pasar del calorcito de la cama al frío del hielo. La exposición a este frío debe ser corta para no correr ningún riesgo y, preferiblemente, se recomienda tener un control médico para ello. 

Además de estos hábitos, Dorsey indica seguir otras rutinas como hacer un seguimiento de su sueño o tomar notas sobre su día en su teléfono. Actividades que conllevan menos riesgos. 

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          TV LUNA – Buone notizie per Ancelotti: da lunedì Albiol torna ad allenarsi a Castel Volturno      Comment   Translate Page      
Il Napoli decisamente pagato la sua assenza, ma ora pare sia finalmente pronto per tornare a disposizione di Carlo Ancelotti. Parliamo ovviamente di Raul Albiol, rimasto ai box per circa 2 mesi a causa di un infortunio. Ebbene lo spagnolo – riferisce il giornalista Carlo Alvino su Twitter – sarebbe pronto per tornare ad allenarsi. […]
          Joel Embiid Says He Checked Cellphone Because Amir Johnson's Daughter Was Sick      Comment   Translate Page      
Philadelphia 76ers teammates Amir Johnson and Joel Embiid were instantaneously turned into the butt of jokes across Twitter on Saturday afternoon when cameras caught them ...
          Alexander Rossi looks to win again at Long Beach Grand Prix      Comment   Translate Page      

One of Alexander Rossi’s fans recently described the IndyCar driver on Twitter as “a class act with an edge.” It’s not hard to see why.

Since jolting the racing world by winning the Indianapolis 500 as a rookie in 2016, Rossi has become one of the leading drivers in the NTT IndyCar Series with...


          The name isn’t as important as the title for Ron Stone Jr. in quest to be starting “Rush” LB at Washington State      Comment   Translate Page      

PULLMAN – Everything considered, it’s a pretty trivial matter. But since Washington State’s redshirt freshman “Rush” linebacker could see some real playing time in the near future, we might as well settle the debate now, if only to make it easier on the broadcasters who’ll be calling his name and the journalists who’ll be printing it.

R.J. Stone or Ron Stone Jr.?

It’s a fair question for the second-year Cougar because the evidence is conflicting: WSU lists “Ron Stone Jr.” on its official roster, but the player’s Twitter handle, “@Rj__Stone” indicates his fanbase – a group that could grow substantially this season – should call him the opposite.

So, the official verdict?

“I mean either/or works,” Stone Jr. said when asked to clear the confusion. “I’ve gone by R.J. my whole life, but kind of like my senior year and once I first got to college is when I’ve taken that step as Ron.”

That prompts the next most obvious question: How did R.J. become Ron?

Once football began to take a more prominent role in Stone’s life, he decided to make the switch, reverting to the birth name he adopted from his father – an ode to his first coach and mentor in the sport.

“I was named after my dad and that’s kind of one of the main reasons I started playing football,” Stone said. “Kind of a tribute to him a little bit and just showing I can do it, too.”

Ron Stone Sr. was a 13-year NFL veteran who had stops in Dallas, New York (Giants), Oakland and San Francisco. An offensive lineman who battled a spate of injuries throughout his career, Stone Sr. made three Pro Bowl appearances, two All-Pro teams and won a pair of Super Bowls – XXVII and XXX – with the Cowboys in the mid-1990s.

The memories are faint, but Stone Jr. still recalls sitting in club-level seats at the Oakland Coliseum and watching the tail end of his father’s pro career. Stone Sr. retired in 2006 after two seasons with the Raiders and kept his family close by in the Bay Area.

“Growing up, I used to go to a couple of his games when he was at the Raiders,” Stone Jr. said. “And a couple of the other teams, I don’t remember as well.”

It was a stop-and-go lifestyle for the Stones hopping from one city to the next, but the time Ron Jr. spent around the game was invaluable. When Ron Sr’s NFL career died down, he coached his son at the Pop Warner level all the way through to high school. Ron Sr. is still the offensive line coach at Valley Christian, where Ron Jr. was an All-Metro first-team selection as a senior and the West Catholic League’s Most Valuable Defensive Lineman.

“It’s kind of developed me as a football player knowing I get my dad as a coach,” said Stone Jr., whose sisters, aptly named Ronna and Ronika, are student-athletes at Oregon. “He went all the way to that top level, so there’s no better coaching you can get from that.”

He may be indifferent to what you call him, but Stone Jr. eventually wants to be known as WSU’s starting “Rush” linebacker. He’s in the thick of a competition with two returning players, Willie Taylor III and Dominick Silvels, who were essentially 1A and 1B at that position last year. So winning a job is no simple task.

Here’s what Stone Jr. thinks it’ll take: “Just effort in the individual drills and one-on-ones. Just winning all your drills. All the things you can do best, doing the best you can do. Just kind of set yourself apart individually.”

Even with vastly more experience than their younger position mate, Silvels and Taylor III know Stone Jr. is making a push – and a strong one – this spring. He had a touch sack in Saturday’s scrimmage and has worked occasionally with the No. 1 defense during Thursday’s 10th spring practice in Pullman.

“He’s competing, it’s all three of us competing right now,” Taylor III said. “We can all play. He’s good, needs to learn more. For me playing last year, I’ve been able to help him out a little bit. It’s been pretty good.”

It’s simple: Stone Jr. wants to make a name for himself at WSU. As long as “Stone Jr.” is the last name on the depth chart, the first name preceding it is unimportant.

“Everyone wants to play. Everyone wants to win, so it’s going to give us all that extra drive because there’s so few of us,” he said. “Two, three, we can all play, but that starting spot’s what everyone’s going for, so it’s really competitive and we’re all looking forward to it.”


          Jared Dudley appears to troll Sixers after Game 1 win      Comment   Translate Page      
Jared Dudley was savoring his team’s surprising Game 1 victory on Saturday. Dudley and the Brooklyn Nets came into Philadelphia and stole the opening game of their Round 1 playoff series against the 76ers by the final of 111-102. After the contest, Dudley took to Twitter to quote a lyric from the 2013 song “Tuscan...Read More
          Il “Tweet del Vescovo” in occasione della domenica delle Palme      Comment   Translate Page      
Il “Tweet del Vescovo” in occasione della domenica delle Palme

ALBA Il “Tweet del Vescovo” un modo nuovo per parlare al cuore dei fedeli. Come partner Monsignor Brunetti ha scelto il sito di Gazzetta e le pagine Facebook e Twitter del nostro giornale. Pagine diventate un punto di riferimento per un’informazione libera e puntuale di Langhe e Roero.

Con l’avvicinarsi del giorno di festa per i cristiani, Brunetti affida a Gazzetta un proprio pensiero. Poche parole, senza superare i 140 caratteri canonici di un Tweet, ma con un grande valore simbolico.

Continue reading Il “Tweet del Vescovo” in occasione della domenica delle Palme at Gazzetta d'Alba - Dal 1882 il settimanale di Alba, Langhe e Roero.


          Twitter Erupts as AI Algorithm Makes Jordan Peterson Rap Like Eminem      Comment   Translate Page      
Canadian Professor Jordan Peterson once revealed that he doesn’t like pop music, which sounds like “bad 1970s disco” to him, and admitted that, in fact, he really enjoyed listening to Eminem.
          Meunier : “Choupo-Moting, c’est un joueur avec qui il est facile de jouer”      Comment   Translate Page      
Cet article vous est proposé par notre partenaire Canal Supporter Crédit photo : Compte Twitter @PSG_inside Auteur : Guillaume De Freitas Dans PSG News 13 avril 2019 Arrivé cet été en doublure d’Edinson Cavani à la surprise générale, Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting enchaîne les matches avec la blessure d’El Matador. Dans This is Paris, sur la […]
          OneNote mejora las búsquedas en la versión de Android con una actualización disponible para todos los usuarios       Comment   Translate Page      

OneNote mejora las búsquedas en la versión de Android con una actualización disponible para todos los usuarios #source%3Dgooglier%2Ecom#https%3A%2F%2Fgooglier%2Ecom%2Fpage%2F2019_04_14%2F247573

Una de las aplicaciones más conocidas de Microsoft es OneNote. Una app que está disponible en iOS y Android, siendo la plataforma de Google la que se dispone a recibir una nueva actualización destinada a mejorar las búsquedas.

Si no la conoces, OneNote es una utilidad que permite gestionar nuestras tareas y tenerlas todas controladas allá por donde vayamos. Una app que entra en directa competencia con otras tan conocidas como es el caso de Things 3 o Google Keep.

Lo ha anunciado en Twitter Amrita Rout, Product manager de Microsoft para OneNote. La actualización lleva el número 16.0.11328.20178 y su principal objetivo es lograr una mejor integración de las búsquedas.

Una función que ya estaba disponible para los usuarios de la versión beta de OneNote desde hace un mes y que ahora llega a la versión general que se puede descargar en Google Play. De esta forma, los usuarios pueden buscar contenido dentro de OneNote de una forma más accesible. Una actualización que además de facilitar el proceso de búsqueda, también mejora la obtención de resultados, al resaltar las palabras claves de la búsqueda.

Para descargar la última versión de la aplicación de OneNote, puedes acceder a Google Play Store y descargarla para acceder a las últimas novedades.

Fuente | Twitter](https://twitter.com/amrita_rout/status/1116573809702604801)
Vía | MSPU

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          Muere Lourdes Ruiz, la 'reina del albur' de Tepito      Comment   Translate Page      
La secretaria ejecutiva adjunta del Secretariado Ejecutivo del Sistema Nacional de Seguridad Pública, Eunice Rendón, informó sobre el fallecimiento de Lourdes Ruiz, “La reina del albur”, quien residía en el Barrio Bravo de Tepito.

A través de redes sociales, Rendón señaló que lamenta la muerte de Ruiz, ya que le enseñó “la grandeza del Barrio Bravo” y la gente que ahí habita.

“Vivimos muchas aventuras y proyectos a favor del barrio”, escribió en su cuenta de Twitter y puntualizó que “La reina del albur” siempre será recordada por “su mágica personalidad”.

La página de Facebook “Safari en Tepito” también anunció la muerte de la mujer y señaló que será velada en la capilla alterna de los Funerales García, ubicados en la calle Versalles y General Prim, en la colonia Juárez.

La alcaldía Cuauhtémoc también expresó su pésame ante el deceso de Ruiz Baltazar, a quien llamó “una luchadora social, una mujer fuerte, originaria y auténtica que siempre estuvo para ayudar y respaldar a nuestro barrio Tepito.

“Nuestro más sentido pésame a sus familiares y amigos”.



          Just a reminder that most Democrats aren’t as woke as Twitter Democrats      Comment   Translate Page      
A new analysis finds that Democrats are making a mistake if they think that Twitter is what the electorate looks like.
          U.S. bill tackles social media 'dark patterns'      Comment   Translate Page      
Two U.S. senators introduced a bill to ban online social media companies like Facebook and Twitter from tricking consumers into giving up their personal data. Freddie Joyner reports.

          Twitter viktigt under terrordådet på Drottninggatan      Comment   Translate Page      
Människors twittrande spelade en viktig roll efter dådet på Drottninggatan i Stockholm den 7 april 2017. Vår förmåga att organisera oss och sprida viktig information bidrog till en ökad säkerhet för allmänheten, enligt en ny studie.
          3 Count: Reddit Purge      Comment   Translate Page      

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          Los Comités de Defensa del #boncatala      Comment   Translate Page      

Jornalista. En #boncatala así debería definir mi trabajo. Jornalista, no periodista. Lo sentencia Josep Maria Virgili i Ortiga, catedràtic dinstitut de llengua catalana emèrit. Membre de Koiné y del Cercle Vallcorba. Con una actividad incansable en Twitter y 24.500 seguidores expuestos a recibir alguna de sus correcciones lingüísticas en la red. Correcciones o mejor dicho, aunque siempre vengan precedidas de un cortés si mho permeteu, correctivos, por el componente de escarmiento público que tienen sus respuestas a los atentados contra el #boncatala (así etiqueta sus aportaciones). Cuidado, que no atemptats, que se ha decir atac o incident, que unatemptat sería solo una tentativa. O no?

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           Comment on Twitter updates twttr prototype app with engagement swipes, conversation tweaks, better Dark mode and more by Dalton Mc       Comment   Translate Page      
l get paid $57 on every half hour, working on the net. Work for just a few hrs a day and afford yourself much more time for people you love the most. During last week, on Monday I got for myself an amazing and beautiful Yamaha Tricity, a three wheeler that I desired so much, having generated $10624 these last four weeks. I have never had the simplest job than this. Sounds unbelievable but you won't forgive yourself if you don’t check it out. www.yip.su/2tNkE5
          WikiLeaks рассказал о судьбе кота Ассанжа      Comment   Translate Page      
На официальной странице портала в Twitter появилось видео того, как кот смотрит кадры задержания своего хозяина. Представители WikiLeaks рассказали, что еще в октябре 2018 года Ассанж попросил своих адвокатов забрать животное и пообещали, что кот и его хозяин воссоединятся на свободе.
          U.S. bill tackles social media 'dark patterns'      Comment   Translate Page      
Two U.S. senators introduced a bill to ban online social media companies like Facebook and Twitter from tricking consumers into giving up their personal data.
          Vídeo (📽): Leonel Fernández afirma siempre respetó la Constitución      Comment   Translate Page      
Santo Domingo;- El ex presidente Leonel Fernández reiteró este sábado que la Constitución de la República debe ser respetada por encima de las apetencias personales de sectores políticos que promueven una nueva reforma a la Carta Magna para habilitar por segunda ocasión la repostulación del primer mandatario.

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          Reagon Rama, çfarë thotë për protestën       Comment   Translate Page      
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          Defending champion Alexander Rossi grabs pole for Long Beach Grand Prix      Comment   Translate Page      

One of Alexander Rossi’s fans recently described the IndyCar driver on Twitter as “a class act with an edge.” It’s not hard to see why.

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          We are starting to heat up! Visit https://t.co/auhQWq8Ftn and fill out our contact form today for your last minute #HVAC services! https://t.co/czNSICdCtJ      Comment   Translate Page      

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          Sudutkan Ustaz Abdul Somad via Sosmed, Said Didu Mengaku Akun Twitter Diretas      Comment   Translate Page      
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          Sondaggio: Milan-Lazio, solo il 39% aveva previsto la vittoria dei rossoneri      Comment   Translate Page      
Kessie Twitter uff Milan

SONDAGGIO - Stasera Milan-Lazio: come finirà?

1° POSTO: Pareggio (50%)

2° POSTO: Vittoria Milan (39%)

3° POSTO: Vittoria Lazio (11%)

 

Foto: Twitter ufficiale Milan

L'articolo Sondaggio: Milan-Lazio, solo il 39% aveva previsto la vittoria dei rossoneri sembra essere il primo su Alfredo Pedullà.


          Immobile attacca Bakayoko e Kessie: “Due piccoli uomini”      Comment   Translate Page      
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Anche Ciro Immobile ha commentato il gesto di Kessie e Bakayoko, che hanno 'esposto' la maglia di Acerbi sotto la curva rossonera al termine di Milan-Lazio. L'attaccante biancoceleste ha risposto sui social al messaggio del suo compagno di squadra: "Due piccoli “uomini” che mostrano la maglia di un campione sia in campo che nella vita...sei un grande Leone non ci pensare", le parole di Immobile.

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Foto: Twitter personale Acerbi

L'articolo Immobile attacca Bakayoko e Kessie: “Due piccoli uomini” sembra essere il primo su Alfredo Pedullà.


          Serie A, 32ª giornata: oggi sei gare, alle 15 il derby della Lanterna      Comment   Translate Page      
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Dopo i tre anticipi del sabato, prosegue la 32esima giornata di Serie A. Oggi in programma altre sei gare, compreso il derby della Lanterna (fischio d'inizio alle ore 15). Alle 12.30 aprirà le danze il lunch match tra Torino e Cagliari, mentre il posticipo serale vedrà impegnata l'Inter sul campo del Frosinone. Di seguito il quadro completo di questo turno del massimo campionato italiano, che si chiuderà lunedì con Atalanta-Empoli.

SABATO 13 APRILE

Ore 15:00 SPAL-Juventus 2-1 (Bonifazi, Floccari - Kean)

Ore 18:00 Roma-Udinese 1-0 (Dzeko)

Ore 20:30 Milan-Lazio 1-0 (Kessie)

DOMENICA 14 APRILE

Ore 12:30 Torino-Cagliari

Ore 15:00 Fiorentina-Bologna

Ore 15:00 Sampdoria-Genoa

Ore 15:00 Sassuolo-Parma

Ore 18:00 Chievo-Napoli

Ore 20:30 Frosinone-Inter

LUNEDI' 15 APRILE

Ore 20:30 Atalanta-Empoli

CLASSIFICA: Juventus 84; Napoli 64; Inter 57; Milan 55; Roma 54; Atalanta 52; Torino, Lazio**49; Sampdoria 45; Fiorentina 39; Cagliari, Sassuolo 36; Spal 35; Parma,Genoa 34; Udinese** 32; Bologna 30; Empoli 28; Frosinone 23; Chievo* 11.
*Meno 3 punti di penalizzazione
**Una partita in meno

Foto: Twitter ufficiale Milan

L'articolo Serie A, 32ª giornata: oggi sei gare, alle 15 il derby della Lanterna sembra essere il primo su Alfredo Pedullà.


          Bakayoko: “Chiedo scusa ad Acerbi, il mio è stato un gesto scherzoso”      Comment   Translate Page      
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Bakayoko si scusa sui social. Il centrocampista rossonero, insieme al compagno Kessie, al termine di Milan-Lazio ha festeggiato sotto la propria curva esponendo la maglia di Francesco Acerbi in segno di scherno. Lo stesso Bakayoko ha voluto lasciare un messaggio su Twitter: "Il mio è stato un gesto scherzoso. Non volevo mancare di rispetto a nessuno. Chiedo scusa ad Acerbi se si è sentito offeso", le sue parole.

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L'articolo Bakayoko: “Chiedo scusa ad Acerbi, il mio è stato un gesto scherzoso” sembra essere il primo su Alfredo Pedullà.


          Gattuso: “Kessie-Bakayoko e la maglia di Acerbi? Chiediamo scusa. Basta smanettare sui social”      Comment   Translate Page      
Gattuso conferenza 2019 Milan Twitter

Rino Gattuso, tecnico del Milan, ha parlato in conferenza stampa soffermandosi sull'episodio che ha coinvolto Bakayoko e Kessie, rei di aver festeggiato sotto la curva rossonera 'esponendo' la maglia di Acerbi come un trofeo: "Chiediamo solo scusa, queste cose non si fanno. I grandi club devono smetterla, i professionisti devono smetterla di smanettare troppo sui social network. Questa storia è iniziata una settimana fa, è meglio fare due ore di allenamento in più".

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L'articolo Gattuso: “Kessie-Bakayoko e la maglia di Acerbi? Chiediamo scusa. Basta smanettare sui social” sembra essere il primo su Alfredo Pedullà.


          Bakayoko e Kessie festeggiano con la maglia di Acerbi, lui risponde: “Fomentare odio è debolezza”      Comment   Translate Page      
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Un gesto che farà discutere. Al termine di Milan-Lazio, i giocatori rossoneri Kessie e Bakayoko hanno deciso di festeggiare sotto la propria curva esponendo la maglia di Francesco Acerbi in segno di scherno. Un episodio che fa seguito a quanto accaduto in settimana, con il botta e risposta social tra il centrocampista rossonero e il difensore biancoceleste. Lo stesso Acerbi ha replicato pochi minuti fa su Twitter: "Sono dispiaciuto perché ho scambiato la maglia per mettere fine alla questione, fomentare odio non è sport ma un segno di debolezza", le sue parole.

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L'articolo Bakayoko e Kessie festeggiano con la maglia di Acerbi, lui risponde: “Fomentare odio è debolezza” sembra essere il primo su Alfredo Pedullà.


          Gattuso: “Abbiamo ritrovato la strada. Rissa finale? Mi sono pure stirato. Su Romagnoli e Piatek…”      Comment   Translate Page      
Gattuso conferenza pre gara Milan Twitter

Rino Gattuso, tecnico del Milan, ha parlato ai microfoni di DAZN dopo l'importante successo contro la Lazio. Queste le sue dichiarazioni: "Stasera abbiamo fatto quello che dovevamo fare, sono felice della prestazione dei miei calciatori. Non è facile giocare sull’agonismo per noi, il campo migliore per la Lazio. Romagnoli? Niente di grave o di muscolare, ha preso una vecchietta. La squadra? Dobbiamo fargli i complimenti, stanno dando tutto, i ragazzi devono lottare per la maglia e per il Milan, non per me. Sono molto contento della prestazione. La rissa? Mi sono anche stirato per uno scatto… Sono state dette delle parole tra le panchine, l’importante è che finisca tutto qui. Io ero maestro in queste cose, ma ora non ho più il fisico... (ride, ndr) La tattica? Stiamo lavorando, dobbiamo migliorare, stiamo facendo qualcosa di diverso, con Borini sulla fascia, Calhanoglu mezzala, ma ripeto, dobbiamo lavorare molto. Piatek? Ha giocato sempre, ci può stare di soffrire un po’, tocca a noi metterlo in condizione di segnare e di non fare solo sponde. Dovevamo ritrovare la strada persa dopo il derby, reagendo da squadra, aiutandoci l’un l’altro. Abbiamo dimostrato di averlo fatto con la Juventus ed oggi", ha chiuso Gattuso.

 

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L'articolo Gattuso: “Abbiamo ritrovato la strada. Rissa finale? Mi sono pure stirato. Su Romagnoli e Piatek…” sembra essere il primo su Alfredo Pedullà.


          Tare furioso: “Storia di una morte annunciata. Su Milinkovic rigore netto, quello dato al Milan…”      Comment   Translate Page      
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Igli Tare, direttore sportivo della Lazio, è intervenuto così ai microfoni di DAZN dopo la sconfitta in casa del Milan: "È la storia di una morte annunciata, quello che abbiamo temuto prima della partita è successo durante la gara. Ci dispiace perdere una partita giocata alla grande soprattutto nel primo tempo, meritavamo di decidere questa partita sul campo e non dagli episodi. Mi riferisco alla velocità dell’arbitro nel fischiare anche il primo rigore di Acerbi e si vedeva lontano mille metri che non era mano, sul secondo si può fischiare, è un contrasto dove il giocatore del Milan è andato giù come se gli avessero sparato. Su Milinkovic-Savic è rigore netto, è vero che c’è un leggero tocco sul pallone però il contatto sulla gamba è duro ed evidente quindi si deve assegnare il calcio di rigore. Non si deve fare la gara tra chi dice che è rigore e chi dice di no, chi ha giocato sa che quello può essere rigore e che l’arbitro quantomeno può andarlo a vedere. Siamo in debito già dall’anno scorso, non mi piace venire qui e fare la vittima ma meritiamo di decidere il nostro destino sul campo, vedremo cosa succederà nelle prossime partite e ci giocheremo la nostra vendetta tra dieci giorni in Coppa Italia", ha chiuso Tare.

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L'articolo Tare furioso: “Storia di una morte annunciata. Su Milinkovic rigore netto, quello dato al Milan…” sembra essere il primo su Alfredo Pedullà.


          WikiLeaks сообщила о судьбе кота Ассанжа после ареста его хозяина      Comment   Translate Page      
Организация WikiLeaks опубликовала в своем Twitter видео с котом Джулиана Ассанжа, который сидит возле экрана телевизора, где демонстрируются кадры задержания его хозяина у здания посольства Эквадора в Лондоне.
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Spring Football Bits Needs Beard Work Seth April 12th, 2019 at 3:10 PM
Oh like your facial hair is any better Brad! [Patrick Barron]

Last trip down the bits until fall, as the spring game will get its own coverage next week and then it's just cold, dark offseason punctuated by Hello posts and HTTV work.

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Rest that, man. We're gonna need you. [Marc-Grégor Campredon]

What we want to hear: Jeter comp to Hurst or something. Somebody else stepping up at DT. Dwumfour back soon.

What we're hearing: Since last week there was a whole kerfluffle started when Harbaugh said this in his presser:

Just to follow up on Donovan and Dwumfour, are they injuries that could keep them out of the season? When you say serious, what does that mean exactly?

“It could. I’ve always been kind of just… as a coach but also when I played, I put a lot of stock in what a player, how their body feels, how they respond. So that’s the feedback. All indication we’re getting is that they really can’t do much at all. You always hope for the best.”

Are they injuries that require surgery?

“No, no. Donovan’s has been a soft-tissue injury, a groin injury. And Michael had a torn plantar fascia right before the bowl game. You start to worry when injuries linger longer than previously thought or longer than the time it usually takes, but I think nobody knows their body better than the actual person or athlete.”

And Dwumfour got word of some winds and responded on twitter (I'm choosing not to link a player's tweets since I don't want to add fuel to internet dumb). I mentioned all this with DPJ, along with my take:

"I put a lot of stock in what a player thinks" is Harbaughspeak for "It annoys me when players aren't practicing because they're healing even though I've been told it shouldn't." I gather from comments inside the program and from Dwumfour's response on Twitter that both are going to be fine. If Harbaugh's football coach instinct to expect players with minor injuries to practice has been reduced to howling at the moon about it, that too is fine.

Dwumfour was on the field but not practicing.

Rivals' young contributor Andrew Hussey shared that Mazi Smith's name comes up a lot when they talk to coaches and players.

Harbaugh also clarified what he sees in Jeter and what position they're playing:

Donovan Jeter’s our starting 3-tech right now. He continues to be an ascending player. He’s just…he appears hellbent on being the starting defensive tackle…And Carlo Kemp, talked about him before, extremely strong. He’s our starting nose.

Marich dropped a practice buzz($) yesterday that was mostly offense, but we got a few bits on D:

Jeter and Hutch looked very good in one on ones vs OL.

Rivals published some competition drills. Not much you can glean from watching them except Paea was much faster than Mazi Smith in the 58 vs. 58 battle. There wasn't much else to take away from practice, really.

What it means: We finally made it through a week this spring when the Ben Mason talk wasn't being jammed down our throats. That's the best sign yet that we might survive Defensive Tacklegeddon—Mason is a character but also not a guy who's going to last at 3-tech at 260 pounds after moving from fullback. Hey—it'll be fun, don't get me wrong—but you want them comfortable with the guy.

Moving Kemp to nose is…well his pass rush is not going to be as much of a problem as it was at tackle as long as he can stand up—that's a thing to watch in spring. It also gives the easier job to Jeter—whether that translates to better pass rush is The thing to watch. We'll have to watch it all over again in fall to see how Dwumfour fits.

 

[After the JUMP: Depth charts and scant explanation]

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Defensive End

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Now with more tight end action. [Patrick Barron]

What we want to hear: Big breakout from one of 2017 dudes. Some hype to go with the impressively-sized hominid wearing the Ojabo jersey. Love for Kwity and Aidan. Probably too much to ask that any of these guys can play DT.

What we're hearing: Aidan. Balas dropped an ITF last week($) that was heavy on football recruiting and basketball departures. There was only one bit on the football defense and it seems to be mostly about Aidan Hutchinson:

Some of the best news to emerge starts on the defensive line, where several young players have stepped up. They still need depth (and we told you in the last ITF they would be looking at DT grad transfers after the spring), but Luiji Vilain, Donovan Jeter and Aidan Hutchinson have really answered the call this spring. Hutchinson is the guy many expected to take a huge leap, and he has. He’s much bigger than his father, All-American Chris Hutchinson (early 1990s), but is very similar in one respect: He is relentless, and he never takes a play off. He is bigger and stronger than last year, and many believe he’s got the potential for an All-Big Ten season as a sophomore.

That tracks with Harbaugh's presser:

“Can really say that about the defensive line as well. Aidan Hutchinson is having a great spring. He’s becoming a dominant player. He’s elevated his game. Played in all 13 games as a true freshman and he’s just doing an incredible job.

The presser noted Vilain has "come on" at End, and "Julius Welschof's made a move." Everyone got named, but Ron Johnson's was in context of a soft-tissue injury. When Harbaugh got to Ojabo he riffed:

And David Ojabo, all signs are that, all indications that once he really learns the game and understands that part of it, he’s going to be a tremendous player. Exceptional in terms of heavy hands and being able to knock back an offensive lineman and also has real speed. He was a 100-meter guy in high school. When it all comes together—he’s only had seven practices. Was limited as a football player as a youngster and in high school. Really played one full season in high school but played four other sports during his high school career. I have good things to say about him.

What it means: All systems go for the next generation, sometimes literally. Don Brown has an incredible track record at defensive end—his Boston College recruits are still going to the NFL—and the athletes they brought in, barring injury, all appear to be working out. Hutchinson was pretty good (also pretty freshman) last year, and while there's reason to hype him up this year—he's replacing Rashan Gary—there's also good reason to believe it.

Vilain already second on the depth chart doesn't say anything about his health—he'll be fine or he won't—but probably also means that Welschof/Upshaw aren't yet ready for a lot of snaps. Vilain has to be an "End"—the Winovich position—so if he's backing up Kwity I think that means Kwity Paye is the new weakside guy after playing mostly anchor last year when Gary was out (Hutchinson played End until everyone was out vs. Florida). That's a good sign. Kwity was undersized for Anchor, and Hutchinson was meant to grow into one. I expect when Danna arrives that they'll both be at Anchor, with Kwity and Vilain also at end.

I think they've got something in Ojabo, and wouldn't be surprised if we see him this year in the role Hutchinson played. Newburg is a guy you unpack in a few years, and Upshaw still looks a year of muscle away from competing. One good note on Welschof suggests they've maybe got another player coming on. All that said, Mike Danna arrives in fall, and he, Aidan, and Kwity are probably getting the overwhelming majority of snaps, with Uche and whatnot cutting into what's left. I think we've heard the last of Ron Johnson.

Depth chart:

Anchor End
Aidan Hutchinson Kwity Paye
Julius Welschof Luiji Vilain
Taylor Upshaw David Ojabo
Ron Johnson Gabe Newburg

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Linebacker

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The McGrone photo one more time before our photographers get like a zillion shots of him in spring [Patrick Barron]

What we want to hear: McGrooooooone! And Anthony! Please!

What we're hearing: Very little; Devin Gil missed some practices with illness, and Josh Ross (hamstring strain) and Cam McGrone both sat out the open practice. Harbaugh's linebacker bits:

Now it’s Jordan Anthony along with Cam McGrone. They’re all interchangeable at that Mike/Will position. And Jordan Glasgow, he plays Viper, he plays Mike, he plays Will, he plays ‘em all in there.

Hudson has been fabulous all spring. Khaleke Hudson, having an excellent spring. So is Josh Uche, and Michael Barrett’s doing a really good job as a Viper and a Sam. I’d put him behind Glasgow right now in those areas, but really probably the backup Sam backer right now to Josh Uche. And he’s also, as I said, playing Viper.

They see SAM as a different position from Viper, by the way.

Josh Uche spent the majority of the open practice with the linebackers but joined the defensive line later for some competition drills. I noted at 4:00 in that video that Uche started from a two-point (standing up) stance, whereas all the other DL began from a three-point stance, with the exception of Gabe Newburg in one twist blitz drill.

In Michigan's defense the Viper is the guy usually matched on tight ends, so the pool managed to get a question about the competition in when TE coach Sherrone Moore took the stage:

You mentioned a few guys on defense. What players on that side of the ball have jumped out to you as you’ve been watching things?

“Uche as usual. Khaleke, because we always have to deal with Khaleke. He’s always harassing us, holding [and] grabbing us as we say, but he’s such a physical, fast player. Michael Barrett has done some really good things. Obviously Brad [Hawkins] and Josh [Metellus] and those guys are always solid players, really good players for us. For us in our room, we always have to deal with Khaleke, we always have to deal with Glasgow, so those are the guys that really jump out for us.”

Jordan Glasgow got to talk to the media, and wore his work shirt. The interesting part was holistic: they're fine and aggressive against the run but have to play better when the offense is trying to mess with them.

What it means: I guess everyone's coming along as they can. I would like to have heard more about McGrone and Anthony—they'll be a thing to watch in the spring game tomorrow. Ross and Hudson are starters; Uche is going to have the Uche role, and it seems they're serious about Michael Barrett, who's heir apparent by default at viper for now.

Depth chart:

Viper Mike Will Sam
Khaleke Hudson Josh Ross Devin Gil Josh Uche
Jordan Glasgow Cameron McGrone Jordan Anthony Michael Barrett

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Safety

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Nickel is a separate thing. Starter at nickel ain't no. [Barron]

What we want to hear: Skip Metellus unless he's going to be the best safety in the country or something. Tell me about the other starter, and what our plan might be if the true freshman isn't immediately the best safety in the country or something.

What we're hearing: We FINALLY got a defensive backs coach in front of the media this year. So?

[opening formalities]

So after J-

[question about a punt returner]

And safety?

I mean, Josh is playing at an elite level right now. His leadership qualities are unbelievable…sky’s the limit for him. I think he could be one of the best safeties in the country this year. That’s what we’re shooting for.

And after Josh?

[11(!!!) questions about the kickers]
[2 more questions about returners]
[how do you feel about all the coaching changes?]

Hey we saw J'Marick Woods in the bowl game…

"He's controlling his body. I mean, we saw it in December before the bowl game. He's come into this spring ball and he's been lights out to where he had to develop a little bit. We're excited about him. As I said, he's becoming a man, he's taking a stronghold (of the position), he's understanding the defense, he's seeing formations and he's taking to coaching. It's really been awesome."

The other players like it when ol' J'Marick Woods lays the proverbial J'Marick Wood. Jordan Glasgow:

"He can hit harder than I've really ever seen anyone (hit before). He can really put his body out there and lay it all on the line.

Partridge also gave us an update/explanation-type-substance on Brad Hawkins:

“The other guy, too, is Brad Hawkins. Brad played last year because of injuries or whatnot but Brad was a receiver his entire life, so he’s literally going into his third year of ever playing defense, so the sky is the limit and he is shooting for it right now.

they’re all just getting to where they could be and they could still go more but this has been really good for those guys this spring and for our defense to say ‘Wow, Brad has gotten so much better.’ Well, yeah, because he’s going into his third year playing defense so just seeing formations, understanding calls and all that stuff. He’s gonna continue to get better.”

The rest of the interview went back to how he feels about good people who switch sides to evil.

The Marich update added a line that is as precise as it's concise($):

DBs were very physical. Woods made some plays. Dax will compete immediately with safeties for starting spot.

There's also this from the much thicker offense paragraph($):

Sainristil will make instant impact next year - electrifying with the ball and great route runner. Caught slot fade vs Hawkins for a TD and scored on a crossing route where he outran everyone.

Woods was playing free safety with the ones in the Ruiz stiffarm video

And Harbaugh gave us a depth chart:

The nickel position, Brad Hawkins is the starter there. He’s doing an excellent job. He’s also backing up at both safety positions, both the Rover and the Free. Right now Josh Metellus and J’Marick Woods are the two starting safeties. Louis Grodman is backing up Brad and so is Sammy Faustin. Gemon Green, Tyler Cochran are also in the mix along with Quinn Rothman. That’s also been another position of good health for us.”

What it means: First: check on the Metellus hype. Thank you.

Second: the deck is cleared for Daxton Hill.

This is not ideal. Woods is your leader for the other safety. Woods makes some plays but in case you don't know our take on safeties, we'll go for a boring guy who doesn't make mistakes over the assassin every time. Hawkins you could hope for a leap in development since he moved from receiver and then spent a year at Viper. Partridge came around to saying what you want to hear there, but if Hawkins is the dude who's going to let Dax gently slide onto the field with an eye toward a sophomore breakout, I'm rather certain we'd be hearing more.

As much as I'm in the bag for Sweetness Sainristil, he's not the only speedy slot bug in the league even with Ohio State buying up every Parris Campbell-like object in the Midwest. One of those guys busting huge out of a crossing route 1) is the very last thing a Michigan fan wants to be reminded of, and 2) must include a biff by a safety. Also you know how much Michigan went out of its way last year to kill slot fades. It'd be nice if Sweetness was literally the only guy capable of beating Hawkins on a slot fade given how the defense aligns; he probably is not.

Meanwhile, dead silence on the redshirt freshmen. German Green? Sammy Faustin? Bueller? The only thing we've gotten is Jaylen Kelly-Powell's move to cornerback, discussed below.

It's not so dire as defensive tackle. I think you've got a B+ guy in Metellus and some guys in Hawkins and Woods you can play against most opponents but can't get away with versus the elite ones—they both worked in last year so we're not basing this on nothing. It takes awhile to pick up all a safety has to do in this defense, but the rover position (Metellus's last year) can be simplified for a guy with elite athleticism, and that feels like the play, if not for the opener by Big Ten season.

Depth Chart:

Rover Free Safety Nickel
Josh Metellus J'Marick Woods Brad Hawkins
Brad Hawkins Jaylen Kelly-Powell
Luis Grodman Sammy Faustin Quinn Rothman
German Green Tyler Cochran  

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Cornerback

What we want to hear: Ambry is all grown up. Tell us why you like Gray?

What we're hearing: Ambry Thomas got the "Yep, you're ready to talk to the media" treatment reserved for position group leaders and locked in starters:

"It's just recognizing formations, what route you're gonna see, on the boundary [snaps]. Yeah it's a whole different thing—everyone talks about this mind change, like slow your mind down, like I really see it now."

He also doesn't mind telling you he's one of the fastest guys in NCAA.

Harbaugh reiterated what we all already know about Gray and what I've been trying to tell you about Hunter Reynolds since he got one of the spring scholarships made available by Michigan's NFL departures:

“Yeah, so the corner, it’s been a healthy position for us this spring. With Lavert rehabbing, Vince Gray starting at left corner right now and Ambry Thomas starting at right corner. Hunter Reynolds is backing up along with Jaylen Kelly-Powell. Jaylen Kelly-Powell’s also backing up at the nickel. Myles Sims, Gemon Green have also been in the mix and they’re coming along good so far this spring, so that’s been a good, healthy position for us. Jalen Perry has also worked in and he’s on the depth chart along with Jared Davis and then John Baty, who is a student tryout that’s done a nice job. All indications are that he’s making the football team, so it’s been a good position.

I cheekily read too much into Myles Sims switching to the #46 jersey (Michael Barrett and Josh Uche are both wearing #6 on defense) in my "let's read too much into the roster" article, and then an insider has to go and make that sound actually serious:

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So…that's a thing to keep an eye on. He's still as thin as a spider—one of the few guys whose Herbertization wasn't clearly evident on the field last Saturday. But also keep this in mind: EVERY player thinks of transferring. Every one I've asked about it at least, and I ask that often. Marlin Jackson was out the door when Carr wouldn't believe him about the fake bottle-throwing incident. Jeremy Gallon didn't bother to come to practice. Bennie Joppru sold his tapes collection to get a bus ticket home. Todd Howard was fed up with the fans always dogging him for not being Charles Woodson. Brandon Williams was fed up with being behind Todd Howard. Jack Weisenberger saw Bump Elliott and Bob Chappuis return from WWII and told Fritz Crisler he's gonna focus on baseball since they obviously don't need another back.

What it means: Ambry seems to have crossed that threshold from talented guy they want to get on the field to star player who uses his ability for incredible feats. On the other hand, he is still clearly far too young and inexperienced to be trusted with facial hair:

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I've been there, and it's nothing that can't be fixed with a razor blade and time. JKP's move to cornerback is a sign that he won't grow into a safety, and that removes his highest ceiling. I'm very anxious to see if Gray is Brandon Watson 2.0 or just an incredible find. Ditto Hunter Reynolds. Let's see those guys against Tarik before we gauge whether the next generation is a problem. This season still has Lavert and Ambry so it's not a dire immediate thing. It does irk that there isn't a Jourdan/Lavert/David/Ambry after Ambry.

Depth chart:

Left Cornerback Right Cornerback
Lavert Hill Ambry Thomas
Vincent Gray Hunter Reynolds
Jaylen Kelly-Powell German Green
Jalen Perry Myles Sims
Jared Davis John Baty

Saludo a los v…

April 12th, 2019 at 3:45 PM ^

Defensive Tackle is obviously a huge concern because there is no depth and a lot of unknowns, but the rest of the front seven will probably be fine. I think everyone is so spoiled from how good the defense has been the last few years. Paye is a good to great player, and Hutchinson could be in line for a huge leap forward. As for linebacker/viper, Hudson could be an All-American, Ross should be excellent, and I expect we will see the talent of Anthony and McGrone shine through.

Honestly the thing that scares me the most besides DT is what happens if Hill doesnt stay healthy. Corner could be a real weak spot, especially if they do no have a great pass rush.

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1201

April 12th, 2019 at 4:20 PM ^

Is "fine" good enough to beat OSU, PSU, MSU, ND, UW and two CFP opponents? If so great but I have my doubts. I would have thought at this point in Harbaugh's tenure there would be more depth and talent on the roster. That there isn't suggests player development or recruiting isn't good enough, or perhaps both. Guess we'll find out this fall, but my patience as a fan is starting to wear thin after the last two decades.

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JonnyHintz

April 12th, 2019 at 5:04 PM ^

Pretty sure we had a lot of the same fears about the defense heading into the 2017 season. A lot of “who the hell is this guy,” after we lost 10 of our 11 starters, and our only returning starter was a pretty weak link (McCray, tough in the hole but slowwwww).

I don’t think you can really say much about the talent or depth of this defense yet. We haven’t really seen them play to this point and the guys you HAVE seen, have had an entire offseason of improvement. 

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April 13th, 2019 at 1:22 PM ^

I don't see a lot of similarities to 2017 to be honest. In 2017 guys like Winovich, Gary, and Hurst had already played a lot of snaps and all had high 2016 PFF grades. In the secondary Hill and Long were top 100 recruits (and played like it) while Kinnel and Metellus pretty much played like their ranking suggested they would, which everyone agreed was the weak spot of the defense. The only other question mark was at LB but Hudson and Bush answered those in spades at the spring game. In fact I think the general consensus was that Bush was going to be an upgrade from Gedeon and Hudson might be more suited for Viper than Peppers. I hope our defense will be great this year, but the talent down the middle of the defense is flat out average and nowhere near what it was the past few years. 

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DeepBlueC

April 12th, 2019 at 6:23 PM ^

Exactly.  Can we please ban the phrase "we'll be fine"?  "Fine" is 9-3 with a loss to Ohio State and a Citrus/Outback/Alamo Bowl bid.  "Fine" is an off-season filled with excuses and rationalizations and blaming officials.  "Fine" is no division championship, no Big Ten championship and no playoff.  "Fine" is "wait 'til next year".

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Blau

April 12th, 2019 at 4:13 PM ^

It sucks typing this but there isn't a lot to get excited about as a whole. Call it a hangover from last year's whole "Revenge Tour" mantra that unceremoniously ended after the 1st quarter of the OSU game but for the first time in Don Brown's tenure at UM, I think we take a small step back on D. Maybe two if the DL and LB groups need time to find some leadership.

Hope they prove me wrong.

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SlickNick

April 12th, 2019 at 8:00 PM ^

I'm not quite as down on the front 7 as most seem to be.

DE-With Paye, Vilain, Hutchinson, Danna, and Uche I believe the play from DE will remain good to great.

DT- staying healthy is obviously the key..Jeter, Kemp and Dwumfor should be solid.. if we can get legitimate depth out of Mazi, Hinton and Mason this group should be good. I have little hope this will be a position of strength, but I don't think it will be the liability people think. How we hold up against truly elite teams will concern me until my eyes are proven wrong though. 

LB- Hudson, and Ross have 1st team all conference and a chance at All American potential, I feel Mcgrone and Anthony will have very good seasons, and if we can get an improved version of Gill, this group has the potential to be the strength of the defense. Added depth from Glasgow, Barrett, and Uche is key. 

However I am much more concerned with the back of the defense. The OSU/Bama/Clemsons of the world have transitioned to being able to line up 4-5 WR sets with elite speed and talent, until Michigan can line up 4-5 DB's that can match that type of skillset I will be concerned with our ability to truly be elite. Zordich has done an excellent job with our secondary, and we haven't heard much from him yet this spring.. but the depth this year is alarming.

CB- We have who exactly? Hill had an excellent year last year, and Thomas was good in limited action, but we have yet to see him in an extended role. I'm not counting anyone out, but after that we have JKP/Gray/Reynolds/Green brothers? and maybe Sims? Really hoping Zordich drops the ol reverse jinx and comes out and tells us everyone's terrible.

S- I like Metellus's game, he plays fast and seems to always be around the ball. If he cuts down on mistakes and has truly taken the next step I feel good about that position. After that the depth is again shaky at best. Hawkins and Woods have the potential to be good players. I understand how the "boring safety" has worked for us over the years, but taking the step from good (boring) to great safety play might just be what takes this defense over the top. Hopefully that is where Hill comes in, but it is tough to get too excited until we get to see him in game action.   

 

In my eyes the toughest thing to replace this season will be leadership. With Winovich, Gary, Bush, and Long we had legitimate leaders at all levels of the defense. When the going gets tough it is critical to have those leaders to lean on...who will be the guys to fill those type of roles remains to be seen. 

 

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getsome

April 13th, 2019 at 9:04 AM ^

i actually think leadership is easier to replace. 

bush allowed brown to do so much and leaves as one of their all time greats while the other 3 guys mentioned were productive, big time players on D.

if youre talking about your very best players being great leaders and guys able to take over games, that may be a different story.  but guys like kemp, metellus, uche, ross, hudson, etc, possess some of the traits youre looking for and have experienced enough to help lead the D.

they have some holes at DL and RB which may prove problematic but the biggest issue could be  lack of all american, gameplan altering type players.  they had hurst followed by bush which helped strengthen the D thru the middle and provide every down impact thats tough to account for...i dont see anyone at that level right now.  patterson, collins, people jones could be those game changing types on O...remains to be seen if any emerge on D.  they can still be good without those types, it just never hurts to have them.

every team is different however leadership should be fine.  DL depth, lack of 1st round beasts, etc would be higher on the list of issues.  if they remain healthy brown should still field a fairly tough D though

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Obligatory Spring Watch Post Brian April 12th, 2019 at 1:18 PM
[Patrick Barron]

As ever:

The Gattis Effect

Obviously. Michigan was 123rd in S&P+'s "adjusted pace" stat last year. Michigan was glacial, to the point where they seemed to have no hurry-up package at all. Two minute drills were scheduled with the urgency of a panda on hammock. All twitter erupted with agony as Michigan lined up no-huddle and then waited 25 seconds to snap the ball. Multiple end-of-half drives resulted in embarrassing gaffes.

Also they ran like three RPOs. And had the #22 standard downs run rate despite having a much better passing offense than rushing offense. Protection worries may have had something to do with that, but there are ways to mitigate your issues at right tackle that include ever running a slant. Pep Hamilton got the axe after last year and found a landing place in the XFL, which hired him probably because they can pay him peanuts he next couple years as he collects checks from Michigan. Which says somethin' about somethin'.

Enter Josh Gattis, possessor of the keys and sporter of a #speedinspace hashtag. All indications are that Michigan's going to the spread check-with-me, never-huddle offense that pretty much everyone in college football uses these days. It's not going to be Chaosteam-era Indiana, but it doesn't have to be. Alabama spent large chunks of each game choking out their opponents last year and they were still 85th in tempo, only a hair worse than average. Michigan doesn't have to go light speed all the time. They do have to have it as an option.

So: check-with-me on the sideline, the ability to go tempo in certain situations, a two-minute drill that looks like they've practiced it. Check those boxes and everyone goes home happy.

[After THE JUMP: backup quarterbacks! A bonafide slot receiver!]

Donovan Jeter and Mazi Smith

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Jeter is almost the last man standing from his giant DL class [Barron]

For the first time in a long, long time Michigan enters the spring game with an established, good-ish offensive line and major questions on the DL. Reps that Jeter and Smith get against the top unit are meaningful measuring sticks. Heck, if they can do things against the second-string interior OL of Filiaga/Spanellis/Honigford that's decently encouraging since all those guys are third year players.

Donovan Jeter and Smith stand out amongst the rest of the DL crew as guys to watch. Dwumfour's injury, while likely not an issue for fall, is still severe enough to draw that weird press conference bit. He's still hurting; if he looks iffy that's probably the foot. Carlo Kemp seems to be in the incremental improvement phase of his career. And… those are the only other scholarship DTs on the roster aside from Phil Paea, who keeps bouncing between OL and DL. Yikes.

Michigan is almost certainly going to kick down one or both of Julius Welschof and Taylor Upshaw at some point but that point has not apparently come. Harbaugh's presser from about a week ago:

Julius Welschof’s made a move. He’s backing up Aidan Hutchinson right now. Taylor Upshaw’s also rising on the depth chart, and Gabe Newburg.

Michigan has split Kwity Paye and Hutchinson until the arrival of Mike Danna presumably puts both guys at anchor; Harbaugh is discussing the DEs there.

Ben Mason does exist but I'm pretty skeptical he can be an impactful player the year after a position switch as a radically undersized DT. Maybe next year.

Mike Sainristil

Michigan's skill position recruiting was extremely strange unless deposing Pep and replacing him with a modern OC was a fait accompli last summer. First they recruited Eric Gray, an emphatically spread tailback. Then they added Giles Jackson, an Oregon-style slot receiver, and George Johnson III, a quarterback in the Denard mold who Michigan plans on converting to receiver.

Gray started wobbling so Michigan picked up an on-and-off relationship with then-BC-commit Mike Sainristil, finally allowing him to commit late in the cycle. But "late" in this context is still early November, before Josh Gattis was hired, or even known to be available. Michigan's Gattis push only came after he was announced as Maryland's new OC—Harbaugh came out of left field.

So Michigan had inexplicably added three explosive waterbug types just in time for a guy who loves him some slot receiver. Sainristil is the only one of those guys already on campus, and in a depleted WR corps he's standing out as a quick, fun little bugger per various practice reports. Seeing him in action should 1) be fun and 2) be part of the Gattis Effect reveal.

Backup Quarterbacks, As Always

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looks like Navarre, runs like Denard [Bryan Fuller]

Chatter that Dylan McCaffrey has looked better than Shea Patterson this spring is almost certainly going to peter out into nothing. Returning starters with a 65% completion rate, 8 YPA, a 22-7 TD-INT ratio, and 425 rushing yards at 7.7 a pop get replaced zero percent of the time. The most McCaffrey can hope for sans injury is a trick play or two.

Even so, non-Patterson quarterbacks will be exciting to watch because McCaffrey and Joe Milton are some of the most potential-laden guys to wander into the QB room in forever. McCaffrey's arm strength was always the question with him, but no one quite understood the fact that he'd be able to outrun linebackers if he got a chance. Two years in a filled-in version of McCaffrey will be approaching a product Michigan can happily put on the field, and if that's in the ballpark of a guy with those stats when McCaffrey is a redshirt sophomore, hoo boy.

Arm strength was the last thing anyone ever worried about with Milton. A dismal high school completion percentage, and a reputation as a Navarre sort of pocket-bound guy, were the main issues. Milton didn't get as many chances as McCaffrey to demonstrate what he could do but did have a couple of weaving runs that belied his high school stats. He, too, has masive upside. We'll get our first extended look at it on Saturday.

Cam McGrone

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We have exactly one McGrone picture at present [Barron]

Devin Bush is dead, long live Devin Bush. Josh Ross is the guy who will step into Bush's shoes as the linchpin of the second level, but I've already charted a season of Josh Ross and am here to tell you he's going to be really good as long as he's not picking OL out of his teeth constantly.

The real spring intrigue is at the other spot, where Devin Gil is the guy you'd expect to step into the starting job after splitting time about 40-60 with Ross last year. Gil, however, performed significantly worse than Ross (in your author's eyes, anyway). The door might be open if anyone wants to burst through it with feathers in their mouth, baying for blood. Enter Cam McGrone, a linebacker who I still think got his massive boost in recruting hype because people drew a straight line from him to Bush. Seth:

The same insider said they’re really pushing Gil to take the next step, attacking instead of reacting, and playing faster, but added one more tidbit I found way more interesting: Cam McGrone is coming on quickly, and if he continues on his current trajectory he’ll be in the mix to start.

The highest upside version of the defense has McGrone as a frequent guest, first on passing downs and then maybe eating into Gil's time on standard downs. Since he did not enroll early or play last year this will be our first opportunity to see him in the flesh.

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April 12th, 2019 at 1:26 PM ^

Not that this would be shown in the spring game but i think Brown needs to get creative this year. Not because of our last 2 outings but because of depth and experience. Might see some more odd man fronts this fall.

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stephenrjking

April 12th, 2019 at 1:35 PM ^

Between personnel moves and the disaster in Columbus, the questions about this team have completely flipped. The offense is actually loaded, assuming we have scholarship tailbacks we can put on the field. The defense is... not. 

A bad DL bodes poorly for the season; high level teams invariably have great DLs--at least, DLs that are excellent to the level that Michigan's was last year. Losing Solomon, obviously, was a crushing blow, and one has to ask questions about Harbaugh's personnel management when a key guy who is supposed to be the anchor of the line for three years (as opposed to most guys who are playing time or "issue" transfers) lights off for greener pastures. Michigan has the capability of playing 3-3 stack, but they couldn't defend the run with it even when they had guys like Gary, Mone, and Bush staring down opposing blockers, so I don't see that as a realistic option.

There's an awful lot hanging on Gattis here. He has at least a couple of excellent QBs, a receiver corps that is absolutely loaded, a veteran and talented (!) offensive line, and a mandate to mold the offense in his own image. Michigan is not going to lock down good offensive teams this year. The ability to put teams away on offense early will be huge.

*btw Alabama's tempo is average and they barely ran more plays per game than Michigan, but much of that is due to them calling off the dogs at halftime of virtually every game. In first halves, when the games were "competitive" and Alabama was trying everything, they ran boatloads of plays on boatloads of drives; their typical performance last year featured 7 or 8 drives in the first half, 20 first downs, and 35-45 plays on offense. 

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Gentleman Squirrels

April 12th, 2019 at 1:52 PM ^

Michigan’s DT recruiting has been particularly poor in the past couple years but extraneous factors haven’t helped. Solomon was supposed to lead the pack this year. If Jeter hadn’t been injured last year he would be an experienced backup as well. DIB transferring and Hudson’s move to OL and then transferring really depleted the depth. And Paea not staying in one spot hasn’t helped his development. Michigan should have added at least one DT in 2018 to help with depth. Instead we recruited SDEs with the hope that one or two of Upshaw, Welschof, and Hutchinson move over. I think Upshaw eventually becomes that player but that’s a 3 year plan. Getting Mazi and Hinton helps a lot but I expect our DTs will struggle this year and will do better next year with some experience. I think Mike Morris is also a future DT so that should help depth too. Not sure what Michigan’s board looks like right now but I hope we recruit a couple DTs in this cycle.

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DrMantisToboggan

April 12th, 2019 at 2:20 PM ^

Known good starting QBs on the schedule in 2019: Ian Book. That’s it.

Fields might be good.

Stephens might be good.

Mertz might be good...in a year or two.

However, the only known commodity is Book. We are getting a relatively good opposing offense schedule this year for this defense of ours.

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stephenrjking

April 12th, 2019 at 2:38 PM ^

I didn't see it's Harbaugh's fault. I said that questions need to be asked. This coaching administration has shown signs that there are certain players with whom communication has not been optimal. Guys are going to leave, and sometimes unexpectedly, but when guys like Hudson and Solomon and even Wilton Speight blindside the staff by leaving, it's worth asking if there is something that could be done better. 

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rc15

April 12th, 2019 at 3:10 PM ^

Was Speight a blindside? I wouldn't lump him in with the other two. That seemed like a honest conversation between him and Harbaugh that Patterson would start over him and they'd probably go with the younger McCaffrey over him if there was an injury.

The fact that Harbaugh let him come back for the pro day kind of confirms there's no bad blood there.

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Mr Miggle

April 12th, 2019 at 7:31 PM ^

Michigan didn't have Patterson when Speight left. In fact, there were reports they weren't even recruiting him at the time.

Speight made it clear he didn't like having to win a competition to be named the starter in 2017. He wasn't going to like it in 2018 either, when he would have to beat out Peters and McCaffrey.

 

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CalifExile

April 12th, 2019 at 3:21 PM ^

I wouldn't put Speight in the same category as the other 2. WS faced a high likelihood that he would lose his starting position. Once that happened it was likely that other players would get the snaps that go to the next man up because they would be back the next year and WS wouldn't be back. That's essentially what happened to Peters this year. Milton got snaps ahead of BP because JM will be here next year (this upcoming season) and few people doubt that BP will be transferring.

Other departures have similar reasons for occurring when we learn the background: Evans has academic issues. Deron Irving-Bey's departure was puzzling but is understandable now that he is academically ineligible at CMU.

Right now only the Solomon and Hudson departures seem strange. Maybe we'll find that there are good reasons they left. There has been speculation that Hudson felt he had been passed by Stueber (and, possibly, Mayfield.) That would be an understandable reason for him to leave. It would mean that he was a guy who left for playing time, a common and understandable reason.

That leaves Solomon. I don't think one mysterious departure warrants the expenditure of time on questioning whether Harbaugh needs to work on his communications with his players. (I acknowledge your correction of my question).

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JPC

April 12th, 2019 at 3:58 PM ^

Both Hudson and Solomon were "speculated" to have left due to the way Harbaugh handles injured players returning to the lineup. 

It seems reasonable to argue if that was indeed the reason, but there's absolutely no ambiguity around the speculated reason for those two. 

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April 12th, 2019 at 4:41 PM ^

Since we don’t know why Solomon left, it seems unwarranted to infer it has something to do with Harbaugh’s handling of him.  Solomon is the guy who committed, decommitted, threw in a “fuck Michigan” at some point, recommitted, and then transferred.  If anything, that suggests the problem may have been Solomon’s inability to stick with a commitment when things were not precisely to his liking.

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CityOfKlompton

April 12th, 2019 at 9:26 PM ^

I agree questions need to be asked, and while I'm not trying to be an apologist for the coaching staff here, I also sense Solomon was not the most stable individual. I get we are talking about kids here and losing Solomon is a blow, but he was all over the place during his recruitment, and even some while he was in AA. 

"I'm coming. Wait, an administrative error occurred, I'm not coming. Fuck Michigan. Ok I'm coming now! [injuries], [cryptic tweets], I'm leaving. Fuck Michigan. [more cryptic tweets], TENNESSEE!!"

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Bodogblog

April 12th, 2019 at 2:42 PM ^

He doesn't know, no one does.  It's the same "NO EXCUSES" refrain we hear over and over again.  Solomon could have left for any number of reasons, and Harbaugh may have done everything humanly possible to keep him here.  But he left, and "THAT'S ALL THAT MATTERS" is what will be shouted in critiques. 

I thought I saw someone suggest here that he'd fallen behind pace in school, and despite all the support system around him, couldn't get back on track.  But that's a rumor of a rumor, and I wouldn't lend any credence to it.  I only mention in case someone else had read the same and can confirm or deny.  

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April 12th, 2019 at 2:22 PM ^

I don’t know that Paye and Hutchinson both end up at Anchor once Danna arrives. You can’t keep one of those two off the field this year, and with Uche still not being a full time DE, we’d be best with Hutch at Anchor and Paye at End, IMO.

Move could happen, but I wouldn’t assume it. 

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rockyblue

April 12th, 2019 at 2:34 PM ^

Concerned that first year offensive scheme that is more up tempo will expose our DL depth even more?  This was a major issue with RichRod in his first couple years.

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Surveys can surprise.

As part of the Academic Master Plan and its focus on student basic needs, we did a survey of students to find out what they struggled with most, and where they saw themselves needing the most help. Over 1,500 students responded, which is enough to give some confidence.

I wasn’t surprised to see issues with money and transportation. Students expressed concern about high prices in the cafeteria, which occasioned the development of some lower-cost options there.  They complained about textbook costs, which suggests that our work on OER is timely. But the single biggest issue they complained about, by far, was anxiety. 

Students were allowed to indicate more than one issue. About two-thirds of those who named anxiety as a struggle also named other factors, including academic and financial challenges.  But anxiety, as an answer, far surpassed anything else.

I’ll admit I didn’t expect that.

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A term like anxiety is pretty capacious, and may sometimes best be addressed indirectly.  Financial precarity can lead to anxiety, for instance. When that’s true, addressing the anxiety head-on would be missing the point.  But enough students named it by itself that I have to wonder what else is going on.

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Astronomy really isn’t my beat, but I enjoyed all the coverage of the first photograph of a black hole.  And I definitely enjoyed seeing The Girl see the pic of the scientist’s face when she first saw the photo on her monitor.

--

Friday is “international day” at the kids’ high school.  To commemorate it, they’re supposed to bring in foods characteristic of their ethnic background.

They could choose between Irish, on TW’s side, and Swedish, on mine. Two fine and proud cultures, yes, but neither cuisine has the box-office appeal of, say, Italian or Mexican.  We settled on Swedish meatballs, on the theory that bringing in lutefisk would imperil their social standing. Friends don’t make friends eat lutefisk.

I always get a little twitchy around festivals like these.  They assume that everyone has close and real ties to previous places.  That isn’t necessarily true. I’ve never been to Sweden, and don’t speak a word of Swedish.  For lack of a better word, the embrace of those roots is utterly optional. Yes, we embraced the Swedish chef as a culture hero when I was a kid, but that was mostly a goof.  (And the Swedish chef is hilarious. To this day, whenever I hear a reference to chocolate mousse, I think of him.) Growing up where I did, I was much more conscious of being not-Italian than I was of being Swedish.  For the kids, it’s even more distant.

If events like “international day” led to thoughtful discussions of the ways that identities are chosen, shed, and redefined over time, I’d be all for them.  But I have a feeling they’ll go only about as far as meatballs.

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Speaking of food, I ran a food-related poll on Twitter earlier this week.  The deli counter in the cafeteria does a daily special, and the special that day was an Italian sub.  When I asked for one, the guy behind the counter referred to it as a hoagie. Then the woman at the register referred to it as a hero.  So I polled my tweeps. Is it a sub, a grinder, a hoagie, or a hero?

Sub won, with nearly ¾ of the vote.  Hoagie came in second.

When I showed the results to The Girl, she laughed.  “Grinder? That’s a gay dating app!” I assured her that the sandwich name, popular in New England, pre-dated the app.  I’m pretty sure they’re unrelated, though one never knows. The confusion could lead to some awkward conversations in Boston.

To be fair, linguistically awkward moments aren’t confined to Boston.  Locally we have a chain of sub shops called Jersey Mike’s. Last weekend TW and I went there for lunch.  If you’re avoiding bread, you can order a “sub in a tub,” in which the fillings of the sub are put in a salad container.  TW, a grown woman, ordered “an Italian in a tub.”

Reader, I raised an eyebrow. 
 

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          Preparing the Thesis Proposal Defense      Comment   Translate Page      
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Ingrid J. Paredes is a Ph.D. candidate in chemical engineering at New York University. You can find her on Twitter @ingridjoylyn.

In my program, we have four major milestones towards graduation: the qualifying exam, which is based on a critique of a peer-reviewed publication; the thesis proposal defense; the data defense; and finally, the dissertation defense. At the end of this month, I’ll check #2 off of my list. The defense requires the preparation of a report and delivery of a presentation detailing what I plan to do for the last two years of my PhD. Since defenses are often set up similarly, I’ve compiled a roundup of my own tips on how to prepare.

Create a Plan and Compile Your Resources
As soon as you schedule your proposal defense, create a plan for what tasks you need to accomplish. Megan’s checklist is a great place to start. Talk to other graduate students in your department who have defended recently, especially students who share committee members with you. Talk to your adviser to ensure that your timeline works.

Productivity
At Megan’s suggestion, I also included non-thesis daily tasks into my schedule, including commute time, leisure time, and food plans in my own timeline. I’m usually flexible with these, but having them on my calendar for the weeks leading up to my defense has helped me budget my time properly. I am also very religious with my writing time – even if I hit a block with my proposal, I try to work on other projects (like this blog post!) or journal to keep momentum. To avoid distractions, I usually set a timer for 20 to 30 minute intervals where I focus just on writing, and then I take a break for a few minutes.

Storyboarding
Before I write a paper or start a slide deck, I write on a stack of index cards with each of the topics I’d like to discuss to storyboard my research. This process works because it removes the distractions that come with working on a computer. Like, when I’m writing in Word, I often get so caught up with formatting and inserting references after each sentence that I write that it distracts me from actually writing.

For my proposal, I’ve organized my cards into three sections that I laid out on the floor: the introduction, the proposal plan, and my conclusions. Each index card has a title and a few bullet points and/or sketches of the material I plan to discuss. I laid these out in separate columns in front of me, which allowed me to easily visualize how much time I was dedicating to teach topic as well as the flow of my talk. I’ve run through this deck of cards a few times now, reciting a very rough version of my talk and reorganizing them as I’ve seen fit. It’s only once I feel confident about the logic of the presentation that I’ll actually finish writing and create my Powerpoint slides.

Backup Slides
My weak point in presentations is taking questions –I’m usually so nervous that I freeze. Having backup slides has been a safety blanket for me. Whenever I make a slide on a topic and feel like I need to provide more information, I chuck all of that information into a separate slide deck. That way the information is on hand for me to pull up on the screen in case any questions call for it. Preparing these is studying for the exam in and of itself!

Time Yourself
I speak really quickly when I’m nervous. To avoid finishing a 30 minute presentation in 10 minutes, I run through my presentations a few times with a timer on, even timing pauses and slots for questions. These pauses allow me to catch a break as well as for my listeners to do likewise.

Ask for Specific Feedback
When I first started preparing my for my defense, my adviser told me to pretend like I’m a lawyer. Make my presentation tight, from logic to design. I suggest practicing with your lab group and peers as well as with groups that aren’t familiar with your work. I have a few friends who are used to this by now, and I’ll go to them asking for feedback on specific aspects of my talk, like grammar, the number of “um’s” or “likes” I say, or slide design. Friends outside of my field have also been helpful in asking me about the basics of my research, helping me tighten my arguments.

I try to practice in front of the same crowd twice, first for an initial run, and then in the second go. Afterwards, I have a set of questions that I like to ask:

- What stood out to you in the talk?​
- Which part of the talk was most boring?
- At which point if any did I seem the most nervous/unsure?
- Did you notice any body language—hand gestures, looking away from the audience?

My presentation is 30 minutes long, which is a little over the length of a sitcom. While I know I won’t be as funny as an episode of Fresh off the Boat, I can plan to be as engaging as possible, and the best way to do that is to ask the audience themselves for feedback!

Editing
For writing, I’ve recorded an audio version to see how the words sound off the page. I’ll stick with a sentence until they sound right for me to say out loud. For presentations, I go back and make revisions right after a rehearsal while they’re fresh on my mind.

Day Of
While I’m not there yet, I do have a day-of ritual for any exam or presentations! I eat my favorite meal, I go through my presentation no more than twice, and I wear an outfit I’ve planned a few days in advance and practiced my talk in. Most importantly, I make sure to buy a bottle of champagne to celebrate immediately after.

What tips do you have for preparing for your quals?

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          Destroying Jewish and democratic values in one easy step - by Evelyn Gordon      Comment   Translate Page      
The left’s subversion of language has thus wreaked long-lasting harm on both Israel and the Jewish people. And all of us will be paying the price for many years to come.

Evelyn Gordon..
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10 April '19..

Distorting the meaning of language is a seductive but dangerous game. It’s seductive because it provides enormous short-term benefits. It’s dangerous because, as two recent examples show, it can ultimately eviscerate fundamental values.

One example comes from this week’s Israeli election, in which Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud Party actually gained seats despite multiple corruption cases against him. A survey published in February by a Haifa University political scientist explains why: Most voters for Likud and allied parties don’t believe the allegations because they don’t trust the legal system. Fully 65 percent of Likud voters and 75 percent of haredi voters think law-enforcement agencies are simply trying to oust Netanyahu.

On one level, this is shocking. But on another, it’s not shocking at all because the Israeli left has spent decades successfully subverting the concept of “the rule of law” for its own political benefit.

For instance, Israel’s Supreme Court repeatedly overturns government policies not because they violate any law, but because the justices deem them “unreasonable.” Whether or not a policy is reasonable is a question other democracies leave to the voters. But the left has successfully branded all efforts to curb such judicial policy interventions as “contrary to the rule of law,” and thereby managed to stymie proposed reforms: Most legislators don’t want to “sabotage the rule of law.”

Moreover, in almost every Western democracy, the executive and legislative branches choose Supreme Court justices; only in Israel do sitting justices have veto power over the choice of their successors. Yet the left has branded every attempt to align Israel’s judicial appointments system with this Western norm as “contrary to the rule of law,” and thereby successfully staved off change.

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One of Alexander Rossi’s fans recently described the IndyCar driver on Twitter as “a class act with an edge.” It’s not hard to see why.

Since jolting the racing world by winning the Indianapolis 500 as a rookie in 2016, Rossi has become one of the leading drivers in the NTT IndyCar Series with...


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Sunday is going to be a big television day: The final round of the Masters will be played and the final season of Game of Thrones will begin.
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Μήπως οι Ευρωπαίοι της Τρόικα μαζί με τα διάφορα υποχείρια των ελίτ «τύπου Soros» και φανατικοί υποστηρικτές της ανεξέλεγκτης παγκοσμιοποίησης, έχουν θέσει ως πρώτο στόχο τους τη διάλυση του Έθνους μας, επειδή είναι το αρχαιότερο στην Ευρώπη και το πιο συνεκτικό όσον αφορά τον πληθυσμό του;


Από: analyst.gr - Άρης Οικονόμου

«Η Τουρκία ποσοτικά είναι η μόνη διάδοχος της Οθωμανικής Αυτοκρατορίας, γιατί όλοι εμείς είμαστε παιδιά των Οθωμανών, είτε μας αρέσει είτε δεν μας αρέσει… τουλάχιστον ιστορικά. Κι όπως έλεγε ο Στασινόπουλος ο πρώτος Πρόεδρος Δημοκρατίας όταν μπήκε στο Προεδρικό Μέγαρο, και κατέβαζαν τα πορτραίτα των βασιλιάδων «ένας λαός μπορεί να αλλάξει το μέλλον του αλλά δεν μπορεί να αλλάξει το παρελθόν του»… Είμαστε παιδιά των Οθωμανών!… Όπως οι Έλληνες έτσι και οι Σκοπιανοί, όπως και όλοι είναι τεχνητά έθνη που δημιουργούνται από πολιτική παρέμβαση, κάποιοι πιο εύκολα όπως οι Έλληνες  (Δ.Κ.)«.

Άποψη


Ο άνθρωπος μου είναι εντελώς αδιάφορος. Σε καμία περίπτωση όμως η προπαγάνδα των λόγων του, η οποία θυμίζει αυτά που ισχυρίζονται οι Γερμανοί: το ότι δηλαδή είμαστε ένα τεχνητό Έθνος που δεν θα έπρεπε να είχε δημιουργηθεί! Δεν έχουμε λοιπόν καμία ιστορία 4.000 ετών κατά το συγκεκριμένο «κύριο» και δεν καταγόμαστε από τους Αρχαίους Έλληνες – αλλά από τους Οθωμανούς που διάδοχοι τους είναι οι Τούρκοι!

Εν προκειμένω δεν πιστεύω πως αυτά που είπε ήταν σκόπιμα, επειδή τον άκουσα να επαίρεται για την επιστημονική του κατάρτιση – κάτι που φυσικά δεν θα έκανε κανένας πραγματικός επιστήμονας αλλά ένας ανόητος αλαζόνας, όπως κανένας πλούσιος δεν «διαλαλεί» ποτέ τον πλούτο του. Δεν μπορώ να γνωρίζω βέβαια εάν πρόκειται για μία μη συνειδητή συμπλεγματική προσωπικότητα ή απλά για έναν κρυφής καταγωγής Τούρκο ή/και Οθωμανό – αν και μου είναι αδιάφορο το τι είναι ο ίδιος, αλλά όχι το τι λέει δημόσια, εξευτελίζοντας μας διεθνώς.

Οι απόψεις του πάντως θα ενθουσίασαν τον G. Soros, ειδικά όσον αφορά τα Σκόπια – επίσης τους Γερμανούς που ήδη ανακοινώνουν μέσα από τα στρατευμένα ΜΜΕ που διαθέτουν τα περί μειονότητας Σκοπιανών στη Μακεδονία, στα πλαίσια των σχεδίων τους για τη δημιουργία ενός Μακεδονικού κράτους στην περιοχή (ανάλυση).

Σε κάθε περίπτωση, το «παιδί των Οθωμανών» μου θύμισε ένα παλαιότερο άρθρο μου, με το οποίο αναφερόμουν στην προσπάθεια μίας δεύτερης γενοκτονίας των Ελλήνων – ήταν δε το εξής:
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Η παρακάτω επιστολή δημοσιεύθηκε από τον Ιταλό καθηγητή οικονομικών κ. Alberto Bagnai στο twitter του (πηγή) – με τον τίτλο «Η δεύτερη γενοκτονία της Ελλάδας μέσα σε εκατό χρόνια, Καλώς ήλθατε στην Ευρώπη». Προέρχεται από τη σελίδα του (πηγή), ενώ στάλθηκε στον ίδιο από έναν δικηγόρο, σχετικά με τη  Ελλάδα – είναι δε τόσο τρομακτική που θα έμοιαζε με μία κακόβουλη θεωρία συνωμοσίας, εάν δεν την είχε αναρτήσει με την υπευθυνότητα που τον χαρακτηρίζει ο φημισμένος Ιταλός καθηγητής, ο οποίος έχει αναφερθεί επανειλημμένα στην Ελλάδα (πηγή). Γράφει δε τα εξής σε ελεύθερη απόδοση:

«Είμαι ο John Smith (ψευδώνυμο), δικηγόρος από το WAKDJUHLK. Αυτή είναι η πρώτη φορά που σας γράφω και ορκίζομαι να μην το κάνω ξανά. Δεν θέλω να συζητήσω μαζί σας οικονομικά, αριθμούς και γραφήματα, χωρίς την ανάλογη προετοιμασία. Επιθυμώ απλώς να μοιραστώ αυτό που μου συνέβη χθες το βράδυ, σε μια ελληνική πιτσαρία.

Είμαι σε ένα τραπέζι με φίλους της φίλης μου, τους οποίους  δεν γνωρίζω καλά. Κάποιος που κάθεται δίπλα μου, μου λέει ότι ζει στην Αθήνα και εργάζεται στην Ευρωπαϊκή Επιτροπή. Η ομάδα εργασίας του βοηθά την ελληνική κυβέρνηση να εφαρμόσει την ατζέντα της Τρόικας (μην ανησυχείτε, δεν πρόκειται να αναφερθώ στους οικονομικούς λόγους που έπρεπε να ακούσω, τους γνωρίζετε καλύτερα από μένα).

Ένιωσα απογοητευμένος, μαθαίνοντας πως το εγχείρημα είναι πολύ πιο εξελιγμένο και ιδεολογικά αρκετά πιο πολύπλοκο, σε σχέση με την πολιτική-οικονομική του μορφή. Παρεμπιπτόντως, έχω δεσμούς με την Ελλάδα και τη θεωρώ ως δεύτερο σπίτι μου. Τη γνωρίζω αρκετά καλά και όποτε μπορώ επιστρέφω για να δω διάφορους φίλους. Στο σπίτι που μεγάλωσα είχα φίλους Έλληνες και έκανα κλασικές σπουδές.

Να επιστρέψω στην ιστορία μου: η ουσία όσων άκουσα ήταν ότι οι Έλληνες δεν έχουν το δικαίωμα να διαμαρτύρονται. Αντιθέτως, θα πρέπει να ευχαριστούν τη Δύση (μια έννοια που μισώ, αλλά αναφέρω), για την ίδια της την ύπαρξη. Η Ελλάδα, το ελληνικό Έθνος, είναι στην πραγματικότητα μια γεωπολιτική εφεύρεση, έχοντας δημιουργηθεί το 1800 από τη Γαλλία και την Αγγλία για να προκληθεί η φθορά της οθωμανικής αυτοκρατορίας. «Η Ελλάδα ήταν το Ισραήλ του 19ου αιώνα», όπως τόνισε. Ο απίστευτος συνομιλητής μου δεν είπε ότι η Γαλλία και η Αγγλία ήθελαν μόνο να στηρίξουν τις ελληνικές εξεγέρσεις εναντίον των Τούρκων, αλλά υποστήριξε πως ο ελληνικός λαός δεν υπάρχει!

Κατά τον ίδιο, οι Έλληνες είναι μόνο ορθόδοξοι Τούρκοι! Η νεοελληνική ήταν σφυρηλατημένη «ad hoc» (είχε συγκεκριμένο σκοπό δηλαδή) για να δώσει σε αυτόν τον λαό μια αίσθηση κοινότητας. Η Ελλάδα δημιουργήθηκε ως ρυθμιστικό κράτος, για να εμποδίσει τη μουσουλμανική επέκταση. Επρόκειτο για ένα στρατιωτικό φυλάκιο ουσιαστικά, γεμάτο από ανθρώπους που απλά είχαν την ίδια θρησκεία: «ακριβώς όπως το κράτος του Ισραήλ» (παρένθεση: για λόγους συντομίας δεν θα αναφερθώ στο εάν το Ισραήλ είναι ή δεν είναι έτσι).

Προσπάθησα να τον επαναφέρω στην πραγματικότητα, ξεκινώντας από το «γραμμικό Β» της μυκηναϊκής περιόδου και συνεχίζοντας με τους περσικούς πολέμους, με τον ελληνισμό και τη βυζαντινή αυτοκρατορία, με τον πόλεμο μεταξύ Ελλάδας και Τουρκίας και με τις μαζικές απελάσεις των Ελλήνων από την Ανατολία το 1900.

Δεν τα κατάφερα. Για τον ίδιο, τα επιχειρήματά μου ήταν σοφίσματα, επειδή η ιστορία της Μεσογείου και η κινητικότητα των πληθυσμών που έζησαν εκεί και τη διασχίζουν χιλιάδες χρόνια, καθιστούν αδύνατο τον εντοπισμό των σημείων εκκίνησης στην ιστορία των λαών και των εθνών.

Με βάση τώρα τη «Βαλτική Προέλευση των Επικών Παραμυθιών του Ομήρου» (ένα υπέροχο βιβλίο της Felice Vinci), παραδέχθηκα ότι, οι ξανθοί Αχαιοί της Ιλιάδας θα μπορούσαν πράγματι να προέρχονταν από Σκανδιναβικούς πληθυσμούς που κατέβαιναν το Βιστόλα και το Δούναβη στην αρχαιότητα (μία τραβηγμένη υπόθεση). Εν τούτοις, από εκείνη την εποχή και μετά οι Έλληνες ήταν πάντα εκεί, είπα. Τίποτα. Για τον Ευρωπαίο συνομιλητή μου οι Έλληνες ως Έθνος δεν υπάρχουν, είναι μια τεχνητή φυλή, ένα ψεύτικο δημιούργημα.

Στο τέλος, απογοητευμένος και εξαντλημένος από την προσπάθεια να παραμείνω ευγενικός, εγκατέλειψα τη συζήτηση. Έμαθα όμως κάτι σημαντικό: το αφήγημα της νέας τάξης πραγμάτων, του αποκρουστικού φίλου της φίλης μου που εργάζεται για την Τρόικα, επιχειρεί ένα αξιοσημείωτο ποιοτικό άλμα. Δεν ισχυρίζεται μόνο πως οι Έλληνες είναι τεμπέληδες, μη παραγωγικοί, διεφθαρμένοι και σπάταλοι, αλλά επιχειρείται η ακύρωση τριών χιλιάδων ετών ιστορίας, με τη ρητορική του «ipse dixit» (της δογματικής και μη αποδεδειγμένης δήλωσης δηλαδή) των δήθεν «εμπειρογνωμόνων».

Οι στρατευμένοι λοιπόν νεαροί συνεργάτες τους, όπως ο συνομιλητής μου στην πιτσαρία, δεν είναι μόνο αυστηροί με τα μέτρα που επιβάλλουν, αλλά κάτι πολύ χειρότερο: υποχείρια των ελίτ που έχουν υποστεί πλύση εγκεφάλου, με στόχο την αλλοίωση της ιστορίας, της γεωγραφίας, της ανθρωπολογίας, της φιλοσοφίας κοκ. των λαών, έτσι ώστε να επιβάλλουν μία νέα τάξη πραγμάτων στις χώρες που εισβάλλουν με οικονομικά όπλα.

Εν προκειμένω, η άρνηση της προέλευσης ενός λαού, της ιστορίας του, των παραδόσεων του, της ομογένειας και της γλώσσας του (αγνοώντας τις διαλέκτους), σημαίνει άρνηση της ύπαρξης του λαού και των Πολιτών του. Όπου όμως δεν υπάρχει λαός, δεν υπάρχει Έθνος και δεν μπορεί να υπάρξει Δημοκρατία, αλλά μόνο δεσποτισμός και βαρβαρότητα.  

Κλείνοντας, εάν είναι δυνατόν να χειρίζονται αυτοί οι άνθρωποι με τέτοιον τρόπο την ελληνική ιστορία, μία από τις αρχαιότερες στην Ευρώπη, με τέτοια ατιμωρησία, τότε θα είναι πολύ ευκολότερο να χειραγωγηθεί η ιστορία νεώτερων και πιο ετερογενών Εθνών, όπως η Ιταλία. Θεωρώ λοιπόν πως πρέπει να προσέξουμε πάρα πολύ επειδή, όπως δηλώνετε, θα είμαστε οι επόμενοι. Ελπίζω να μην εξάντλησα την υπομονή σας και σας ευχαριστώ για την προσοχή και το χρόνο σας. Αν αποφασίσετε να δημοσιεύσετε το κείμενο, παρακαλώ μην αποκαλύψετε το όνομα μου».

Ολοκληρώνοντας, εάν ισχύουν τα παραπάνω (δεν υπάρχει λόγος να αμφιβάλλουμε), τότε η περιπέτεια μας μόλις ξεκίνησε – ενώ η παράδοση του ονόματος της Μακεδονίας ήταν πράγματι η αφετηρία του διαμελισμού της πατρίδας μας. Με απλά λόγια οι Ευρωπαίοι της Τρόικα, υποχείρια των ελίτ «τύπου Soros» και φανατικοί υποστηρικτές της ανεξέλεγκτης παγκοσμιοποίησης, έχουν θέσει ως πρώτο στόχο τους τη διάλυση του Έθνους μας – επειδή είναι το αρχαιότερο στην Ευρώπη και το πιο συνεκτικό όσον αφορά τον πληθυσμό του.

Στα πλαίσια αυτά θα υποστούμε πολλά άλλα οικονομικά και άλλα μαρτύρια, έτσι ώστε να αναγκασθούν οι περισσότεροι Έλληνες να εγκαταλείψουν την Ελλάδα – ενώ ασφαλώς θα χρησιμοποιηθούν οι μεταναστευτικές ροές για την περαιτέρω αλλοίωση του πληθυσμού, έτσι ώστε να ελέγχεται ευκολότερα. Όλα αυτά μοιάζουν βέβαια με θεωρίες συνωμοσίας – οι οποίες όμως δεν μπορούν να χαρακτηρισθούν ως τέτοιες με βάση την παραπάνω επιστολή και αυτά που βιώνουμε τα τελευταία δέκα χρόνια.

Αν μη τι άλλο πάντως πρέπει να μείνουμε ενωμένοι, απέναντι σε έναν τέτοιο σκοτεινό εφιάλτη, ο οποίος είναι ενδεχομένως αληθινός – ξανά με κριτήριο τις εμπειρίες μας και τη μεγάλη προδοσία που προηγήθηκε. Ανεξάρτητα λοιπόν από όποιο κόμμα υποστηρίζουμε, πιστεύοντας πως έχει την καλύτερη λύση για τα προβλήματα μας, δεν πρέπει να συγκρουόμαστε μεταξύ μας – συνειδητοποιώντας πως τουλάχιστον ο οικονομικός πόλεμος που δεχόμαστε είναι δεδομένος και μας αφορά όλους.

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          Plus Size Link Legend of Zelda Green Tunic Cosplay Costume Adult Custom Fit Free US Shipping by AGypsyRed      Comment   Translate Page      

145.00 USD

This is a custom-made item, made to fit measurements you provide. Please note the processing time could take longer than stated depending on how many orders I receive. If you need it by a certain date, please let me know when ordering so I can be sure to have it to you in time.

Please pay close attention to the pictures and details, and note my return policy at the end of the listing.

The pictures on the dress form, mannequin or model will give you an idea how it looks when worn.

Here's what it includes:

The green tunic made in poly/cotton
Faux suede wrist braces
Faux leather belts
Hat made in poly cotton

The tunic pulls over the head and the sleeves are part of the bodice so there's no shoulder seam. The hat is made from the same poly/cotton so it matches the tunic. The suede wrist braces come up about 5-6" from the wrist--they do not extend all the way to the elbow.

The faux leather belts are lightweight and have some stretch to them. They will not support the weight of a sword and shield, unless it's maybe a very light foam, but that's not guaranteed.

I'll need the following information when you order:

Chest
Waist
Measurement for across the body belt
Length from the top of the shoulder to where you want the tunic hem to end
Wrist measurement
Forearm measurement midway between the elbow and wrist

The last picture above shows where to take the measurements.
Without these measurements, your item cannot be made.

If you need this costume in a smaller adult size, you can find it here:
https://www.etsy.com/listing/89510111/link-legend-of-zelda-green-tunic-cosplay

You can view my other plus size costumes here:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/AGypsyRed?section_id=6798137

Please come follow me on Twitter to find out when other items are listed and to get coupon codes! http://www.twitter.com/agypsyred

I understand these costumes can represent a significant investment, and I want to ensure you'll be happy with your order. Due to the custom nature of my items, I'm not able to accept returns on any item made to specific measurements unless there was a blatant error on my part. I'm more than happy to work with you to resolve any issues, including covering any needed alterations or replacing damaged pieces. You must contact me within 3 business days of receipt of the item to let me know about the issue so I can help you get it resolved quickly.

I am in the US and make all my items myself by hand. This is my full time job, so you can be assured when I work on your costume, it receives 100% of my attention. My customers are always welcome to convo or email me at any time. I try to respond as quickly as I can. However, sometimes convos don't go through, so if you've tried to contact me that way and don't receive an answer within a day or so, feel free to email me at sales@gypsy-red.com.


          Plus Size Legend of Zelda Skyward Sword Princess Cosplay Costume Adult Women's Custom Fit 16 18 20 22 24 Free US Shipping by AGypsyRed      Comment   Translate Page      

230.00 USD

This is a custom-made item, made to fit measurements you provide. Please note the processing time could take longer than stated depending on how many orders I receive. If you need it by a certain date, please let me know when ordering so I can be sure to have it to you in time.

Please pay close attention to the pictures and details, and note my return policy at the end of the listing.

The pictures on the dress form, mannequin or model will give you an idea how it looks when worn.

Here's what it includes:

Dress
Sash
Side Piece
Shoulder Sailcloth/Wrap

The dress is made from poly/cotton in a princess seam style with gold trim on the sleeves, bodice front, bottom and neck. The gold and blue on the sleeves, bodice, and bottom will be permanent heat transfer vinyl. The blue diamond is blue glitter heat transfer vinyl. It's fully washable when turned inside out, but must be ironed covered by a pressing cloth or on the back side. Do not use a hot iron directly on the vinyl.

The sash is brown faux suede with gold fringe trim and matching gold trim to the dress. The side skirt can be trimmed with white as shown or light blue. The shoulder wrap is white knit and plenty long enough to wrap around back and tie like Zelda's. The emblems on the side skirt and shoulder wrap will be either screen printed on or heat transfer vinyl depending on availability.

I'll need the following information when you order:

Chest
Waist
Hips
Sleeve length
Shoulder to hem length

The last picture above shows where to take the measurements.
Without these measurements, your item cannot be made.

If you need this costume in a smaller adult size, you can find it here: https://www.etsy.com/listing/123833826/legend-of-zelda-skyward-sword-princess

You can view my other plus size costumes here:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/AGypsyRed?section_id=6798137

Please come follow me on Twitter to find out when other items are listed and to get coupon codes! http://www.twitter.com/agypsyred

I understand these costumes can represent a significant investment, and I want to ensure you'll be happy with your order. Due to the custom nature of my items, I'm not able to accept returns on any item made to specific measurements unless there was a blatant error on my part. I'm more than happy to work with you to resolve any issues, including covering any needed alterations or replacing damaged pieces. You must contact me within 3 business days of receipt of the item to let me know about the issue so I can help you get it resolved quickly.

I am in the US and make all my items myself by hand. This is my full time job, so you can be assured when I work on your costume, it receives 100% of my attention. My customers are always welcome to convo or email me at any time. I try to respond as quickly as I can. However, sometimes convos don't go through, so if you've tried to contact me that way and don't receive an answer within a day or so, feel free to email me at sales@gypsy-red.com.


          Sailor Uranus Moon Scout Collar Cosplay Costume Anime Accessory Navy Collar Cream Bow Fuku Women's Adult Size Free US Shipping by AGypsyRed      Comment   Translate Page      

23.00 USD

This is a custom-made item, made to fit measurements you provide. Please note the processing time could take longer than stated depending on how many orders I receive. If you need it by a certain date, please let me know when ordering so I can be sure to have it to you in time.

Please pay close attention to the pictures and details, and note my return policy at the end of the listing.

The pictures on the dress form, mannequin or model will give you an idea how it looks when worn.

This is for an ADULT size Sailor Uranus collar and optional bows. It does not include any other part of the costume.

It's made from satin with the ribbon trim securely stitched on and fully lined.

If you only order the collar, it'll come with a pinback so you can hold it in place on your costume. If you order a front bow with it, the bow will have the pin to attach to the collar and your costume.

The optional bows are only available in the "R" or regular scout version. If you want them in the "S" or super version, please contact me for pricing.

Please select the size you need from the dropdown box.

You can see my other accessories here:
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I understand these costumes can represent a significant investment, and I want to ensure you'll be happy with your order. Due to the custom nature of my items, I'm not able to accept returns on any item made to specific measurements unless there was a blatant error on my part. I'm more than happy to work with you to resolve any issues, including covering any needed alterations or replacing damaged pieces. You must contact me within 3 business days of receipt of the item to let me know about the issue so I can help you get it resolved quickly.

I am in the US and make all my items myself by hand. This is my full time job, so you can be assured when I work on your costume, it receives 100% of my attention. My customers are always welcome to convo or email me at any time. I try to respond as quickly as I can. However, sometimes convos don't go through, so if you've tried to contact me that way and don't receive an answer within a day or so, feel free to email me at sales@gypsy-red.com.


          Child's Dressup Dress Up Cape Costume Cosplay Aqua Teal Light Blue Satin Size 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Free US Shipping by AGypsyRed      Comment   Translate Page      

33.00 USD

Please note that the processing time is only an ESTIMATE. Depending on how many orders I receive, this time can vary, and will sometimes run longer than Etsy states. If you need your costume by a particular date, even if it's 2 months away, PLEASE tell me when you order so I can be sure you receive it in time.

This fun satin cape is great to play dress up in for hours of fun!

This is a child size. Because of the shoulder shaping, it will NOT fit shoulders wider than 14" across the back.

It's made of aqua/light blue satin with fully serged seams. The top has a short collar and it has ribbon ties in the front. The cape is made with shoulder shaping, so it lays easily over the shoulders and won't just pull to the back. It measures 38" from the top of the shoulder to the bottom of the hem.

If you'd like one in a custom color, please convo me!

You can see my other children's costumes here:
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Please come follow me on Twitter to find out when other items are listed and to get coupon codes! http://www.twitter.com/agypsyred

I understand these costumes can represent a significant investment, and I want to ensure you'll be happy with your order. Due to the custom nature of my items, I'm not able to accept returns on any item made to specific measurements unless there was a blatant error on my part. I'm more than happy to work with you to resolve any issues, including covering any needed alterations or replacing damaged pieces. You must contact me within 3 business days of receipt of the item to let me know about the issue so I can help you get it resolved quickly.

I am in the US and make all my items myself by hand. This is my full time job, so you can be assured when I work on your costume, it receives 100% of my attention. My customers are always welcome to convo or email me at any time. I try to respond as quickly as I can. However, sometimes convos don't go through, so if you've tried to contact me that way and don't receive an answer within a day or so, feel free to email me at sales@gypsy-red.com.


          Child's Sailor Venus Cosplay Costume Girls Scout Senshi Anime Manga Size 18 mo 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 14 Sailor Moon Free US Shipping by AGypsyRed      Comment   Translate Page      

57.00 USD

This is a custom-made item, made to fit measurements you provide. Please note the processing time could take longer than stated depending on how many orders I receive. If you need it by a certain date, please let me know when ordering so I can be sure to have it to you in time.

Please pay close attention to the pictures and details, and note my return policy at the end of the listing.

The pictures on the dress form, mannequin or model will give you an idea how it looks when worn.

Here's what it includes:

The dress with attached satin skirt
Removable satin collar with sewn on ribbon trim
Removable front and back satin bows
Ribbon tiara with gem and choker

The costume is made from satin and is fully washable so it's easy to care for. The dress zips up the back. All trim is securely stitched on and the bows are stitched so they don't come apart.

The bows on sizes 3/4 and up attach with pinbacks and size 18mos-2 attach with snaps. On sizes 3/4 and up, the front button is made from resin and glued onto the front bow. On sizes 18mos-2, it's a covered button that's sewn onto the bow, then glued to make sure it's securely attached.

Here are the measurements each size fits:

18 mo: Chest - 20" Waist - 18" Total length neck to back hem - 15 1/2"
2T: Chest - 21" Waist - 19" Total length neck to back hem - 17"
3/4: Chest - 22" Waist - 20" Total length neck to back hem - 18 1/2"
4/5: Chest - 23" Waist - 21" Total length neck to back hem - 20"
5/6: Chest - 24" Waist - 22" Total length neck to back hem - 22"
7/8: Chest - 25" Waist - 23" Total length neck to back hem - 25"
9/10: Chest - 27" Waist - 25" Total length neck to back hem - 26"
11/12: Chest - 28" Waist - 26" Total length neck to back hem - 27"
14: Chest - 30" Waist - 28" Total length neck to back hem - 28"

The last picture above shows where to take the measurements.

Please convo me if you aren't sure what size to order and I'll be happy to help you figure out what size would work best. I'm also happy to help you with slight alterations to any of the sizes above like taking them in or adding a little to the waist if needed.

The gloves are available here:
https://www.etsy.com/listing/154983985/girls-sailor-moon-scout-gloves-venus

You can see my other children's costumes here:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/AGypsyRed?section_id=7025012

Please come follow me on Twitter to find out when other items are listed and to get coupon codes! http://www.twitter.com/agypsyred

I understand these costumes can represent a significant investment, and I want to ensure you'll be happy with your order. Due to the custom nature of my items, I'm not able to accept returns on any item made to specific measurements unless there was a blatant error on my part. I'm more than happy to work with you to resolve any issues, including covering any needed alterations or replacing damaged pieces. You must contact me within 3 business days of receipt of the item to let me know about the issue so I can help you get it resolved quickly.

I am in the US and make all my items myself by hand. This is my full time job, so you can be assured when I work on your costume, it receives 100% of my attention. My customers are always welcome to convo or email me at any time. I try to respond as quickly as I can. However, sometimes convos don't go through, so if you've tried to contact me that way and don't receive an answer within a day or so, feel free to email me at sales@gypsy-red.com.


          Sae Kurosawa Fatal Frame 2 Kimono Costume Cosplay Size 4 6 8 10 12 14 Free US Shipping by AGypsyRed      Comment   Translate Page      

150.00 USD

This is a custom-made item, made to fit measurements you provide. Please note the processing time could take longer than stated depending on how many orders I receive. If you need it by a certain date, please let me know when ordering so I can be sure to have it to you in time.

Please pay close attention to the pictures and details, and note my return policy at the end of the listing.

The pictures on the dress form, mannequin or model will give you an idea how it looks when worn.

This is Sae Kurosawa from the video game Fatal Frame 2.

This costume will be custom-made in your size so you can be sure it fits exactly how you want it to. The kimono is made from white satin. The obi is one piece with stitched pleats on the front that closes with Velcro strips under the satin bow in back. The bow attaches with large snaps so it'll stay in place but be easily removable. The red cording has knotted and sealed ends so it won't fray.

The sleeves are very full and long, just like Sae's!

The "blood" on the front is a mix of red acrylic paints so it's permanent and won't bleed or wash out when cleaning.

I'll need the following information when you order:

Chest
Under the chest (as the obi covers above the waist)
Waist
Hips
Length from the top of the shoulder to where you want the hem to end

The last picture above shows where to take the measurements.
Without these measurements, your item cannot be made.

If you need this costume in a plus size, you can find it here:
https://www.etsy.com/listing/103859524/plus-size-sae-kurosawa-fatal-frame-2

You can view my other adult size costumes here:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/AGypsyRed?section_id=10059778

Please come follow me on Twitter to find out when other items are listed and to get coupon codes! http://www.twitter.com/agypsyred

I understand these costumes can represent a significant investment, and I want to ensure you'll be happy with your order. Due to the custom nature of my items, I'm not able to accept returns on any item made to specific measurements unless there was a blatant error on my part. I'm more than happy to work with you to resolve any issues, including covering any needed alterations or replacing damaged pieces. You must contact me within 3 business days of receipt of the item to let me know about the issue so I can help you get it resolved quickly.

I am in the US and make all my items myself by hand. This is my full time job, so you can be assured when I work on your costume, it receives 100% of my attention. My customers are always welcome to convo or email me at any time. I try to respond as quickly as I can. However, sometimes convos don't go through, so if you've tried to contact me that way and don't receive an answer within a day or so, feel free to email me at sales@gypsy-red.com.


          Amarinder, Harsimrat trade barbs on Jallianwala, 1984 riots      Comment   Translate Page      
Amarinder, Harsimrat trade barbs on Jallianwala, 1984 riots#source%3Dgooglier%2Ecom#https%3A%2F%2Fgooglier%2Ecom%2Fpage%2F2019_04_14%2F298904Chandigarh:On a day when the nation was commemorating the 100th anniversary of the massacre of hundreds of innocent Indians by the British forces at the Jallianwala Bagh, Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal was locked in a bitter Twitter exchange with Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh. Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Harsimrat on Saturday provoked the …
          Long queue of Zomato boys outside this Hyderabad restaurant goes viral      Comment   Translate Page      
Long queue of Zomato boys outside this Hyderabad restaurant goes viral#source%3Dgooglier%2Ecom#https%3A%2F%2Fgooglier%2Ecom%2Fpage%2F2019_04_14%2F299096HYDERABAD: Zomato India recently shared a picture on its Twitter account showing never-ending queue of its boys standing outside a restaurant in Hyderabad. Zomato tweeted the picture with the caption, “Which restaurant from your city deserves this kind of a queue?” According to Zomato’s tweet the picture posted, was taken outside the iconic Bawarchi Biryani …
          Raja Singh sings song ahead of Ram Navami, video goes viral      Comment   Translate Page      
Raja Singh sings song ahead of Ram Navami, video goes viral#source%3Dgooglier%2Ecom#https%3A%2F%2Fgooglier%2Ecom%2Fpage%2F2019_04_14%2F299109Hyderabad: Mr. Raja Singh, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA representing the Goshamahal assembly constituency sang a song ahead of Ram Navami. In the video which went viral on social, he can be seen singing a song with the background music. He shared the video on his twitter account and dedicated it to the Indian Army. …
          Farhan Akhtar shares video of ‘Pain or Pleasure’ from ‘Echoes’      Comment   Translate Page      
Farhan Akhtar shares video of ‘Pain or Pleasure’ from ‘Echoes’#source%3Dgooglier%2Ecom#https%3A%2F%2Fgooglier%2Ecom%2Fpage%2F2019_04_14%2F299130New Delhi (India): A week after the actor, Farhan Akhtar, released a new single from his debut album ‘Echoes’ titled ‘Pain or Pleasure, on Friday he shared the complete video of the song. The singer-actor took to his twitter handle and wrote, “Pain Or Pleasure video out now! … Do check it out. Echoes limited …
          Ubi Franklin Expecting a Baby Boy, He explained the reasons why having Three Children with different women.      Comment   Translate Page      

The Business Mogul and Record label owner, Ubi Franklin, took to his Twitter page to answer the questions of these inquisitive persons as he explains that it is his decision to have kids. He wrote that the pregnancies were not accidental, rather they were his intentional doings as he already hoped that he would have […]

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          La fórmula del jefe de Twitter: pasar hambre para rendir al máximo      Comment   Translate Page      
Atiborrarse de langosta, foie y wagyu en Le Bernardin es una cosa de ricos del pasado. La demostración definitiva de poder es una pechuguita de pollo a la plancha con brócoli hervido y no probar bocado hasta el día siguiente. Esa es la dieta de Jack Dorsey, uno de los millonarios más influyentes de Silicon Valley, creador y consejero delegado de Twitter y de Square, la plataforma de pagos móviles. Hace unos días, Dorsey repasó su estilo de vida en una entrevista en el podcast de Ben Greenfield, un gurú de la nutrición y los hábitos saludables, y sus confesiones han sido muy polémicas: ¿es una demostración de los beneficios intelectuales de una austeridad más que monacal? Algunas críticas han apuntado que, si Dorsey fuera mujer, se le acusaría de tener un desorden alimenticio. Dorsey explicó que solo come una vez al día. Se salta el desayuno y el almuerzo y todos esos tentempiés entre comidas que recomiendan los nutricionistas y solo se echa algo al estómago en la cena, entre las seis de la tarde y las nueve y media de la noche. Es un menú frugal, en cualquier caso, una proteína -pollo, ternera, pescado- y verdura, como lechuga, espinacas, espárragos o coles de Bruselas. Si se permite un postre, serán frutas del bosque y chocolate negro. En ocasiones, acompañado todo con un vino tinto. No es el tipo de dieta que recompensa el esfuerzo con días en los que darse un homenaje; al contrario, cuando llega el fin de semana, Dorsey ayuna por completo. Se salta sus comidas del viernes y del sábado y no come nada hasta el domingo por la noche. Solo entra agua en su cuerpo. «La primera vez que lo hice estaba como alucinando», reconoció Dorsey. Después se acostumbró y disfrutó de la independencia de tener que parar para comer. «Me di cuenta de cómo nuestros días están organizados alrededor de las comidas». Librarse del yugo de sentarse a la mesa le permitió sentirse «mucho más concentrado» en su trabajo. La práctica de Dorsey es una tendencia conocida como «ayuno intermitente», que se ha popularizado en los últimos años, a pesar de la opinión negativa de muchos expertos. Tiene practicantes en Silicon Valley, pero también en Hollywood (los actores Hugh Jackman y Terry Crews la han utilizado). Este ayuno brutal de Dorsey es la representación de la ambición por el control que ambicionan los genios de Silicon Valley. Son excentricidades que apuntan a controlar al máximo su tiempo, su carrera y, por qué no, su cuerpo. Era conocida la afición de Steve Jobs por pasarse semanas enteras comiendo solo dos alimentos (muchas veces, manzanas y zanahorias). Peter Thiel, el creador de PayPal, apuesta por inyectarse sangre de personas jóvenes para prolongar su vida. Dave Asprey, de Bulletproof Coffee, confía en vivir 180 años. Todo forma parte del «biohackeo», ser capaz de alterar las funciones del cuerpo, con un seguimiento obsesivo de lo que se come, y de las constantes vitales, además de ejercicio físico y rutinas reparadoras. Dorsey, por ejemplo, lleva un anillo Oura con el que controla con exactitud sus horas de sueño, se aplica sesiones de sauna seguidas de inmersiones en agua congelada, trabaja de pie -otra tendencia popular- y dispone de una bombilla de luz infrarroja que mejora el estrés y previene enfermedades. O en eso confía él.
          El otro «Lionel»: el curioso DT argentino, accidentado en Mallorca      Comment   Translate Page      
Es el segundo «Lionel» más importante de la Selección de fútbol argentina, pero su perfil nada tiene que ver con el del astro culé Messi. Scaloni ha sido noticia en los periódicos de todo el mundo esta semana tras haber sido arrollado por un coche mientras circulaba por las calles de Mallorca el martes por la mañana en su bicicleta. El accidente se produjo en las cercanías de la escuela Ágora en Portals Nous, a la cual asisten los hijos del entrenador. A causa del fuerte golpe, el seleccionador acabó con contusiones en los brazos y en la cara. Tras ser atendido por una ambulancia, fue trasladado al hospital Son Espases, y horas más tarde recibió el alta médica.  «Me abrí un poco la cabeza, me dieron algunos puntos, pero ya estoy bien», señaló Scaloni en declaraciones al canal argentino Telefé.  A sus 40 años, el director técnico de la albiceleste reside en una casa en la isla, donde se instaló luego de dirigir el club de la ciudad. También tuvo un paso por el Deportivo La Coruña. Pero, más allá de su trayectoria profesional, el DT es conocido en su Argentina país de origen por algunas de sus excentricidades, que le han generado tanto grandes empatías como algunas burlas. Entre campos y miedo a volar Además de su pasión por el deporte, el entrenador de apellido italiano es un padre de familia, que valora los momentos compartidos junto a su mujer Elisa y sus dos hijos, Ian y Noah. Oriundo de la localidad de Pujato –situada a apenas 40km. de la ciudad de Rosario que dio vida a su homónimo Messi-, Lionel Sebastián Scaloni es un empedernido emprendedor agropecuario y posee grandes campos en su tierra natal en los que cultiva maíz, trigo y soja. Pero, entre las curiosidades del técnico, se destaca su miedo a volar, que contrasta con una vida profesional dividida a dos orillas, entre Argentina y España. Cuando el jugador Emiliano Sala sufrió un accidente aéreo, Scaloni fue uno de los primeros en expresar su preocupación a través de su cuenta de Twitter. El «Patch Adams» del campo de juego Entre las características por las que se conoce a Scaloni en Argentina se encuentra su –a veces poco comprendido- sentido del humor, que utiliza como herramienta de motivación en los entrenamientos del seleccionado nacional argentino. Sin embargo, esta semana el sentido del humor se le volvió en contra, porque fueron muchos los chistes que se hicieron en Argentina tras la publicación en el Twitter de Scaloni de un mensaje donde aseguraba con calma «un par de puntos y a casa», mensaje que contrastó con una fotografía donde el técnico aparecía visiblemente dañado por el accidente. En su casa mallorquina, el DT disfruta del alivio tras el fuerte accidente. Tras años de temerle a los aviones, era lo menos esperable que fuera un paseo en bicicleta el que finalmente le jugaría una mala pasada.
          Freezing Enters Hiatus as Creators Launch New Series      Comment   Translate Page      
Sci-fi action manga Freezing will be going on hiatus as the creators: writer Dall-Young Lim and artist Kwang-Hyun Kim, prepare to launch a new manga. The announcement of the new series focusing on a “goddess past her prime” comes directly from Comic Web Valkyrie’s official Twitter account and also denotes Freezing being put on break. The original Freezing manga follows […]
          Pelosi slams Trump over attack on Muslim congresswoman using 9/11 images      Comment   Translate Page      
U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi criticized President Donald Trump on Saturday for a Twitter post that used 9/11 imagery while suggesting Democratic congresswoman Ilhan Omar, a Muslim, was dismissive of the New York attacks.
          Defending champion Alexander Rossi grabs pole for Long Beach Grand Prix      Comment   Translate Page      

One of Alexander Rossi’s fans recently described the IndyCar driver on Twitter as “a class act with an edge.” It’s not hard to see why.

Since jolting the racing world by winning the Indianapolis 500 as a rookie in 2016, Rossi has become one of the leading drivers in the NTT IndyCar Series with...


          Defending champion Alexander Rossi grabs pole for Long Beach Grand Prix      Comment   Translate Page      

One of Alexander Rossi’s fans recently described the IndyCar driver on Twitter as “a class act with an edge.” It’s not hard to see why.

Since jolting the racing world by winning the Indianapolis 500 as a rookie in 2016, Rossi has become one of the leading drivers in the NTT IndyCar Series with...


          Oculus verontschuldigt zich voor vreemde boodschappen in Oculus Touch-controllers      Comment   Translate Page      
Er is een foutje gebeurd bij het in virtual reality gespecialiseerde bedrijf Oculus: teksten die voor prototype-exemplaren van de Touch-controllers bedoeld waren, zijn per ongeluk toch terecht gekomen op controllers van consumenten. Het gaat om korte zinnetjes als:"Big Brother is Watching", "This Space For Rent", “The Masons Were Here” en “Hi iFixit! We See You”. Nate Mitchell, mede-oprichter van Oculus en hoofd van VR bij Facebook verontschuldigde zich (ironisch genoeg) via Twitter en stelde d...
          Defending champion Alexander Rossi grabs pole for Long Beach Grand Prix      Comment   Translate Page      

One of Alexander Rossi’s fans recently described the IndyCar driver on Twitter as “a class act with an edge.” It’s not hard to see why.

Since jolting the racing world by winning the Indianapolis 500 as a rookie in 2016, Rossi has become one of the leading drivers in the NTT IndyCar Series with...


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          E: 28/04 Win a signed & personalised copy of Kesia Lupo's We Are Blood and Thunder      Comment   Translate Page      
Win a signed and personalised copy of Kesia Lupo's We Are Blood and Thunder. Follow @unitedbypop on Twitter and RT the tweet below. https://twitter.com/unitedbypop/status/1116806165248335875 Full T&Cs: https://www.unitedbypop.com/win/signed-personalised-we-are-blood-and-thunder/
          E: 12/05 Win 1 of 3 "Shawaddywaddy: Gold" 3xCDs      Comment   Translate Page      
*Music News* To enter, name one artist on our new Tickets Directory answer: *Backstreet Boys* .... (I suppose there is a slight chance this may change in coming weeks) send your ANSWER, name, Twitter handle (if you have one), EMAIL, home address and telephone number: email: *comps@music-news.com*
          E: 07/05 Win 1 of 3 Toyah "In The Court of the Crimson Queen" CDs      Comment   Translate Page      
*Music News* To enter, name one artist on our new Tickets Directory answer: *Backstreet Boys* .... (I suppose there is a slight chance this may change in coming weeks) send your ANSWER, name, Twitter handle (if you have one), EMAIL, home address and telephone number: email: *comps@music-news.com*
          E: 08/05 Win 1 of 5 Matt Simons "After The Landslide" CDs      Comment   Translate Page      
*Music News* To enter, name one artist on our new Tickets Directory answer: *Backstreet Boys* .... (I suppose there is a slight chance this may change in coming weeks) send your ANSWER, name, Twitter handle (if you have one), EMAIL, home address and telephone number: email: *comps@music-news.com*
          E: 06/05 Win 1 of 3 "Van Morrison: The Healing Game" Deluxe Edition 3xCD      Comment   Translate Page      
*Music News* To enter, name one artist on our new Tickets Directory answer: *Backstreet Boys* .... (I suppose there is a slight chance this may change in coming weeks) send your ANSWER, name, Twitter handle (if you have one), EMAIL, home address and telephone number: email: *comps@music-news.com*
          4-star DT commits to Penn State football, becoming 2nd commit on the day      Comment   Translate Page      
Four-star defensive tackle Cole Brevard committed to Penn State after Saturday’s Blue-White Game, becoming the Nittany Lions’ second commit on the day. Brevard announced his commitment on Twitter on Saturday … Click to Continue »
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          Recap - Red Sox Allow Chris Davis To Wake Up      Comment   Translate Page      
Jim Monaghan
Content Coordinator

So much for the two-game winning streak.

Photo courtesy of USA Today
Baltimore first baseman Chris Davis ended what seemed like an O-for-forever streak of hitless plate appearances (62 actually) with a single, two doubles and four runs batted in as the Red Sox fell 9-5 to the Orioles at Fenway Park Saturday afternoon.

Rick Porcello (pictured) took the loss, falling to 0-3 on the season. He lasted just four innings allowing three runs on six hits and five walks while striking out a pair.

The Boston offense was held to just six hits. The bright spot was a two-hit, four RBI performance from catcher Christian Vazquez who homered in the third to briefly tie the game at 2-2.

David Price will take the mound for the Red Sox on Sunday afternoon.

Click here to find more by Jim Monaghan on Red Sox Life. Follow him on twitter - @Monaghan21.

          Twitter Censorship of Pro-Life Messaging      Comment   Translate Page      
While Twitter continues to refuse Live Action to purchase ads on its social media platform, the company is permitting Planned Parenthood and abortion supporters Alyssa Milano and ReproAction to purchase tens of thousands of dollars worth of advertisements to promote abortion and oppose pro-life legislation. Twitter’s reasoning for blocking Live Action’s pro-life message? According to Live Action president and founder Lila Rose, the company “said that our content violated its sensitive advertising content policy, which prohibits ‘inflammatory or provocative content which is likely to evoke a strong negative reaction’….” The inflammatory content “include[d] pictures of children developing in the womb and even simple ultrasound images of babies — like the ones that expectant parents hang on their refrigerator doors….” In addition, Rose said, “because many of our tweets link back to Live Action’s website, Twitter requires us to scrub our website of similar content before it will allow us to promote our tweets …
          Alex Gaskarth, Yungblud + Grandson All Shared The Stage With DJ Kayzo At Coachella Last Night      Comment   Translate Page      

What a collection of rock stars!

News broke yesterday that DJ Kayzo was set to premiere his brand new single 'Up In Flames' which is a collaboration with All Time Low, live during his Coachella set.

Well. DJ Kayzo did premiere his new single, and he brought All Time Low frontman Alex Gaskarth out on stage with him - but that's not all.

Kayzo also brought out fellow Rock Sound coverstars Yungblud and Grandson for an on-stage collab during his set, alongside his drummer Frank Zummo (who just happens to be in Sum 41).

While the official livestream hasn't been made available online (yet), you can check out all of the Twitter updates from Kayzo's massive Coachella set below, while we wait for the official release of his collab with All Time Low:


          Defiende Gillette modelo de talla grande      Comment   Translate Page      
La empresa Gillette defendió su decisión de compartir una foto en Twitter de la modelo de tallas grandes Anna O'Brien tras controversia.
          U.S. mayors decry Trump sanctuary city threat, 'prepared to welcome' migrants      Comment   Translate Page      
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Democratic U.S. mayors said on Friday their cities would welcome illegal immigrants, dismissing President Donald Trump's threats to transport people detained at the border to "sanctuary cities" as illustrating the White House's callous approach to the issue. Trump confirmed on Twitter that he wanted to transport people detained in his immigration crackdown at the U.S.-Mexico border to sanctuary cities, an informal designation for localities that refrain from assisting federal immigration authorities in detaining people living in the country illegally. Mayors from across the country were quick to respond to Trump's latest portrayal of immigrants and sanctuary...
          New York Post: Ilhan Omar’s pathetic bid to play victim after she downplayed 9/11      Comment   Translate Page      
Democrats, Twitter and the national news media offered plenty of outrage Thursday over Rep. Ilhan Omar’s description of 9/11 as a day when “some people did something.” But they directed it entirely at The Post’s front page for exposing and highlighting Omar’s cavalier words. About the remark itself: total silence, with a few terse “no comments” from Democrats. Omar, echoed by her allies, played the victim, accusing us of “incitement.” Others claimed we took her remark “out of context.” Here’s the relevant passage of her 20-minute speech to the Council of American-Islamic Relations: “CAIR was founded after 9/11 because they...
          El Nuevo MV de BTS pierde 10 Millones de visitas y los fans de varios paises estan muy enojados       Comment   Translate Page      
'# YouTubeGiveUsOur10MillionBack' es tendencia en todo el mundo en Twitter con quejas de que el MV de BTS fue perjudicado ya que no le contaron 10.000.000 de visitas.
 


Los ARMY de BTS ha llevado a Twitter quejas sobre las vistas de YouTube. El 13 de abril, el hashtag '# YouTubeGiveUsOur10MillionBack' fue el número 1 en Twitter en todo el mundo, ya que el club de fans de BTS exigió una respuesta con respecto a una caída significativa en las vistas del nuevo MV "Boy With Luv".
 

Aunque el MV ha establecido un nuevo récord como el video más rápido en alcanzar los 10 millones de vistas en todo el mundo, los incrementos que siguieron a la ganancia inicial fueron supuestamente inconsistentes con una tasa de aumento mucho más rápida y redujeron el número de vistas ya existentes. Según ARMYs en Twitter, el video bajó de 85 millones de visitas a 81 millones de visitas en un momento dado, y finalmente se le eliminó 10 millones de visitas en total. Además de mostrar el hashtag en Twitter, varios fanáticos parecen haber enviado correos electrónicos directos a Big Hit Entertainment para agravar el problema. Hasta ahora, YouTube o BTS no han abordado ninguna evidencia o declaración oficial con respecto a la supuesta caída de puntos de vista. Estén atentos para las actualizaciones.
 
 

          Re: The Reference Frame: Media simply invented the "creator" of the black hole picture      Comment   Translate Page      

Of course, all you need to do to gauge the depth of this travesty is check the twitter feed of womeninstem warriors like j*** wade and how she wrote Bouman's wikipedia page and fought against troll trying to edit it etc.. These people surround themselves with an absolutely insane echo bubble and then try to inflate it until it encircles the whole planet. They are succeeding to an ever-increasing degree.
Edit: she already got an assistant professorship at Caltech. I wonder if there is a link between this and the PR storm.


          Omar thanks supporters, slams critics: No one can threaten 'my unwavering love for America'      Comment   Translate Page      
Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) thanked supporters on Saturday as the hashtag "#IstandwithIlhan" entered its second day on the list of top trending terms on Twitter in the United States.In a series of tweets Saturday aft...
          Latest Attacks On Ilhan Omar Show That Anti-Muslim Hate Isn’t A Partisan Issue      Comment   Translate Page      

used Twitter to target Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) on Friday for remarks she made during a speech on Muslim civil rights last month. Trump tweeted an incendiary video that took clips from the speech out of context and interlaced them with news footage of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. The tweet text accompanying the video […]

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          Our Commander-in-Troll Does Not Care If He Puts Americans In Danger      Comment   Translate Page      

“The President is actively and willfully endangering the life of a member of Congress,” MSNBC’s Chris Hayes tweeted in reaction to President Donald Trump’s taking to Twitter on Friday and posting a video mix of Representative Ilhan Omar (D-MN) referencing 9/11 alongside graphic video of the burning World Trade Center towers. The President is actively […]

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          Rama: Nëse kjo ishte protestë e madhe, Sali Berisha është astronaut e pakica është shumicë      Comment   Translate Page      

Kryeministri shqiptar, Edi Rama, ka reaguar sërish me një status në Twitter në lidhje me protestën e opozitës që u zhvillua në Tiranë. Sipas Ramës kjo ishte një protestë e turpshme për opozitën dhe opozita do të marrë faturën më 30 qershor kur do të mbahen zgjedhjet lokale në Shqipëri. “Nëse kjo ishte protestë e […]

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          Pesë policë mbetën të plagosur sonte në protestë      Comment   Translate Page      

Ministri i Brendshëm, Sandër Lleshaj ka shkruar në Twitter se “5 punonjës të Policisë së Shtetit të plagosur janë në Spitalin e Traumës, si pasojë e ethes për pushtet të një grupi të papërgjegjshëm parapolitik”. Më herët, Lleshaj tha se dhuna e verbër po godet institucionet kushtetuese dhe Policinë e Shtetit. “Edhe sot dhuna e verbër […]

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          Luke Walton Fired: Here’s Why It’s Not Lebron’s Fault Luke Was a Disaster as Coach      Comment   Translate Page      
Luke Walton and the Lakers have decided to mutually part ways today, two days after Magic Johnson literally quit the franchise live on air. The Lakers are a mess, but that won’t stop twitter talking heads from blaming Lebron James. LeBron James has dismissed Luke Walton as the head coach of the Lakers. — Field […]
          Ted Cruz Staged a Hearing on Tech Bias. Senate Democrats Weren’t Having It.      Comment   Translate Page      
This week, Senate Democrats signaled they might be sick of dealing with claims from their Republican counterparts that Silicon Valley tech companies are biased against conservatives. On Wednesday, as Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) complained about purported bias to representatives from Twitter and Facebook during a hearing he chaired, almost every Democratic seat to his left […]
          U.S. mayors decry Trump sanctuary city threat, 'prepared to welcome' migrants      Comment   Translate Page      
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Democratic U.S. mayors said on Friday their cities would welcome illegal immigrants, dismissing President Donald Trump's threats to transport people detained at the border to "sanctuary cities" as illustrating the White House's callous approach to the issue. Trump confirmed on Twitter that he wanted to transport people detained in his immigration crackdown at the U.S.-Mexico border to sanctuary cities, an informal designation for localities that refrain from assisting federal immigration authorities in detaining people living in the country illegally. Mayors from across the country were quick to respond to Trump's latest portrayal of immigrants and sanctuary...
          New York Post: Ilhan Omar’s pathetic bid to play victim after she downplayed 9/11      Comment   Translate Page      
Democrats, Twitter and the national news media offered plenty of outrage Thursday over Rep. Ilhan Omar’s description of 9/11 as a day when “some people did something.” But they directed it entirely at The Post’s front page for exposing and highlighting Omar’s cavalier words. About the remark itself: total silence, with a few terse “no comments” from Democrats. Omar, echoed by her allies, played the victim, accusing us of “incitement.” Others claimed we took her remark “out of context.” Here’s the relevant passage of her 20-minute speech to the Council of American-Islamic Relations: “CAIR was founded after 9/11 because they...
           Commentaires sur Découverte de la webcam 1080p à 30 fps AUKEY PC-LM3 par Cédric Bellette       Comment   Translate Page      
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          Neemias Queta declara-se para o draft da NBA      Comment   Translate Page      
Neemias Queta declarou-se através do seu Twitter oficial como elegível para o draft de 2019 da NBA – marcado para 20 de junho - e pode tornar-se o primeiro português a disputar a liga norte-americana.
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Bu yazımızda sevgiliye aldatma mesajları uzun ve kısa, en güzel aldatma mesajları 2019 facebook twitter için olanlarını yayınladık. Kenardan be geçeyim yol senin olsun ben zehir…
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          Ryback Calls Out WWE Officials to Address John Oliver’s Criticism      Comment   Translate Page      

Former WWE star Ryback has issued a challenge to top WWE officials to address the criticism from John Oliver, who criticized WWE over not taking enough care of its talent. Ryback took to his official Twitter account to issue a challenge  to Vince McMahon, Triple H, and Stephanie McMahon: “@wwe @VinceMcMahon @TripleH @StephMcMahon instead of […]

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          James Storm Forms Tag Team With WWE Hall Of Famer      Comment   Translate Page      

James Storm took to twitter informing fans that he formed a new tag team called “Beer Muscles”. Who’s his partner it’s none other than WWE Hall Of Famer Billy Gunn. Gunn was inducted at this years ceremony along with the rest of D-Generation X. Oh it’s going down. New tag team working its way through […]

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          Fanii „Star Wars” au aflat titlul celui de-al nouălea film din franciză, odată cu difuzarea trailer-ului (VIDEO)      Comment   Translate Page      

Titlul celui de-al nouălea film din franciza "Star Wars" (Războiul Stelelor)  a fost dezvăluit în cadrul unui eveniment desfăşurat la Chicago, iar pe Twitter a fost postat un trailer, însoţit de textul "Fiecare generaţie are o legendă". Astfel, fanii au aflat că cel de-al nouălea film din franciza "Star Wars" se va numi "The Rise […]

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          Freshman congresswoman Omar responds to President Trump's tweet      Comment   Translate Page      

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) —  Minnesota Democratic Congresswoman Ilhan Omar vowed her “unwavering love” for America on Twitter Saturday after President

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          Marvella Star Villas could explain extra      Comment   Translate Page      
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          Rahul got M.Phil without Masters degree: Jaitley      Comment   Translate Page      

New Delhi: Making a scathing attack on the Congress and Rahul Gandhi for questioning Smriti Irani's educational qualifications, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said the party forgot that a public audit of Gandhi's academic credentials "may leave a lot to be answered" and alleged that the Congress President "got an M.Phil without a Masters degree".

"One day the focus would be on the BJP candidate's educational qualifications, fully forgetting that a public audit of Rahul Gandhi's academic credentials may leave a lot to be answered. After all, he got an M.Phil without a Masters degree," Jaitley said in Facebook.

His remarks come a day after BJP MP Subramanian Swamy, making a veiled reference to Gandhi, alleged that his "Cambridge certificate says his name is Raul Vinci and he read M.Phil and failed in National Economic Planning and Policy".

Swamy had also posted in Twitter a certificate from the Cambridge University which stated that Raul Vinci had scored 58 per cent in National Economy Planning and Policy while scoring 62.8 per cent overall. The certificate said 60 per cent was passing marks.

Swamy, who had earlier alleged that Rahul Gandhi had four passports including one in the name of Raul Vinci, claimed it was "Raul Vinci's certificate of failure".

Earlier, the Congress had complained to the poll panel against Smriti Irani submitting "contradictory affidavits" to the Election Commission on her educational qualifications.


          U.S. bill tackles social media 'dark patterns'      Comment   Translate Page      
Two U.S. senators introduced a bill to ban online social media companies like Facebook and Twitter from tricking consumers into giving up their personal data.
          Самый большой самолет в мире совершил первый полет — видео      Comment   Translate Page      
«Мои сердечные поздравления».   На западе США совершил свой первый полет крупнейший в мире двухфюзеляжный шестимоторный самолет, принадлежащий компании Stratolaunch Systems. Об этом сообщил на странице в соцсети Twitter фотожурналист Джек Бейер, выложивший соответствующие видео...
          1: Discussing the Front office situation with NBA Journalist Jabari Davis      Comment   Translate Page      
A very fun first podcast recording with a fantastic journalist and podcaster Jabari Davis, we get on to everything surrounding the LA Lakers including the front office and coaching situation among other things. It is my first podcast so if there are some glitches here and there please bare with it and constructive feedback will always be welcome! You can find me on @alenramic03 at twitter You can find my esteemed guest on @JabariDavisNBA at twitter too!  Go Lakers!
          Information minister and NAB at odds — again       Comment   Translate Page      

ISLAMABAD: Information Minis­ter Fawad Chaudhry and the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) traded barbs once again on Saturday after the accountability watchdog ordered an inquiry into the minister’s tweet on Aleem Khan’s case.

It all started when the minister earlier in the day through his official account on Twitter stated that “Case against Aleem Khan (a senior PTI leader) is less severe. If those charged with devouring billions of rupees can easily get bail then bail should also be granted to a businessman who faces no charges of causing loss to the national exchequer”.

Mr Chaudhry tweeted that “There is a general impression that Aleem Khan is being punished for a crime he never committed because of the hue and cry from the opposition”.

Before NAB, the minister’s tweet caught the attention of the main opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) which termed the statement proof that the Bureau is not working independently.

PML-N claims Fawad’s tweet has exposed anti-graft watchdog

Taking notice of the minister’s tweet, an unnamed spokesman for NAB through a handwritten press release announced that the Bureau had decided to “review” all the statements of the information minister to ascertain if these were aimed at influencing the ongoing investigations in the case against Aleem Khan.

“If it is felt that the minister’s statements are in violation of the rules and NAB Ordinance, then the Bureau can take legal action against him (the minister),” the spokesman said.

The statement said that NAB was the biggest institution which was making efforts to bring the looted money back to the country. The spokesman said that NAB had proved with its actions that it was working only for the betterment of the state of Pakistan.

Interestingly, the information minister himself posted the NAB’s statement on his Twitter page terming it a Shahkar (masterpiece). The minister wrote the NAB statement showed that the Bureau was facing a “serious capacity crisis”.

Mr Chaudhry through a hard-hitting tweet advised NAB to focus on its work instead of wasting time on making “rubbish statements”.

“I was busy throughout the day in my constituency so this Shahkar remained out of my sight,” Mr Chaudhry tweeted with the image of NAB’s statement.

“NAB doesn’t know that it has no powers to grant bail (to an accused). How can it be an interference in its working? How can they resolve complicated cases?” Mr Chaudhry asked.

In January, when the information minister had termed the ongoing inquiry against Prime Minister Imran Khan in the helicopter case an “insult” to the latter’s office, NAB chairman retired Justice Javed Iqbal had responded that the prime minister had “no immunity” in any investigation against him by NAB.

The NAB chief had stated that if the opposition leader (Shahbaz Sharif) could face NAB proceedings, there was no such immunity for the prime minister to evade its investigation.

The minister had said that since the prime minister had not been formally charged, it was an insult to the system of Pakistan and the premier himself.

Meanwhile, PML-N spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb said on Saturday that the information minister through his latest tweet had accepted that NAB was not working independently.

Talking to Dawn, Ms Aurangzeb said the minister’s statement was a proof of the fact that NAB’s actions were driven by a “private agenda” and not merit.

The PML-N spokesperson alleged that by making such statements the minister was trying to further influence the courts. She pointed out that “despite Aleem Khan’s innumerable services for the party, the PTI wasted no time in throwing him under the bus”.

“The PTI regime’s policy of outsourcing corruption and disowning them after draining them out is now becoming widely known to all those who jumped on board their ship,” she alleged.

Ms Aurangzeb said the PTI and its mouthpieces were desperately trying to divert people’s attention from the “national economic disaster” they had created and yet they had the audacity to call everyone else a thief and a looter.

The PML-N spokesperson asked the information minister to tell the nation as to who had funded the PTI with laundered money through 18 fake accounts?

“According to Fawad the nation is plagued with embezzling individuals, but how does that relate to the failure of the PTI government to generate a single job after promising 10 million? Why has inflation shot to unprecedented numbers under the so-called honest and super capable government?” she questioned.

Ms Aurangzeb accused the PTI government of avoiding transparency and parliamentary accountability while making “secret backdoor deals” with the International Monetary Fund.

“These are the real questions the people of Pakistan want to know the answers to. Stop your failed distraction tactics and answer the nation you imposed yourself upon,” she stressed.

Published in Dawn, April 14th, 2019


          Van der Meijde drijft partner tot waanzin, Özil wordt betast door speciale fan      Comment   Translate Page      
Voetballers zijn anno 2019 meer dan ooit actief op social media. Topspelers als Memphis Depay, Cristiano Ronaldo en Zlatan Ibrahimovic geven bijna dagelijks via Instagram, Twitter of andere internetka...
          Disney and Lucasfilm Team Up with FIRST to Inspire the Next Generation of Heroes and Innovators      Comment   Translate Page      

Star Wars: Force for Change Philanthropic Initiative to Help Expand Access to FIRST Programs with $1.5M Donation from Disney

Star Wars: Force for Change Twitter Sweepstakes launches at Star Wars Celebration for a chance to win a vacation to visit Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland® Resort.

Lucasfilm and parent company Disney, and the global K-12 nonprofit organization FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) today announced they are teaming up to inspire the next generation of heroes and innovators. As part of their Star Wars: Force for Change philanthropic initiative, Disney and Lucasfilm are providing a $1.5 million donation, in-kind and mentorship resources to help expand access to FIRST programs for more students globally, with a focus on underserved communities.

Star Wars has always inspired young people to look past what is and imagine a world beyond,” said Kathleen Kennedy, President of Lucasfilm. “It is crucial that we pass on the importance of science and technology to young people—they will be the ones who will have to confront the global challenges that lie ahead. To support this effort, Lucasfilm and Disney are teaming up with FIRST to bring learning opportunities and mentorship to the next generation of innovators.”

As a robotics community, FIRST has inspired millions of students and provided opportunities that prepared young people for the future. Each year, more than 600,000 students participate in team-based, mentor-guided FIRST programs in 100+ countries around the world, building confidence in STEM and growing into well-rounded, community-focused leaders of the future.

“Disney has been a long-time supporter of FIRST, providing mentorship, support and even hosting our FIRST Championship event over the years.” said Donald E. Bossi, president of FIRST. “This is an incredible opportunity to bring together world-class Star Wars storytellers and engineers, their passionate fans, and the innovative, inspirational community of FIRST to expand access to our programs and raise a generation of global STEM citizens.”

More information about how FIRST, Disney and Lucasfilm are inspiring a new generation of heroes can be found at firstinspires.org/force-for-change.

During Star Wars Celebration in Chicago, Star Wars: Force for Change also announced a twitter sweepstakes to help spread awareness of FIRST. Visit the official Star Wars twitter account at twitter.com/starwars and retweet the announce video with #StarWarsFFCSweepstakes between April 13th and 22nd to enter for a chance to win a vacation to visit Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland Resort. This vacation also will include a guided tour by a Disney Imagineer throughout the all new land.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Enter Sweepstakes between 4/13/19 at 8:00 AM PDT and 4/22/19 at 11:59 PM PDT. Open to legal residents of the 50 U.S. & D.C., Puerto Rico and Canada (excluding Quebec), who are 13+ at time of entry. Limit 1 entry per person. Visit https://starwars.com/FFCsweeps for Official Rules including details on how to enter, eligibility requirements, odds of winning, prize descriptions and limitations. Void in Quebec and where prohibited.  Sponsor: Lucasfilm Ltd. LLC, 1110 Gorgas Ave, San Francisco, CA 94129.

About FIRST®
Accomplished inventor Dean Kamen founded FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) in 1989 to inspire an appreciation of science and technology in young people. Based in Manchester, N.H., FIRST designs accessible, innovative programs to build self-confidence, knowledge, and life skills while motivating young people to pursue opportunities in science, technology, and engineering. With support from over 200 of the Fortune 500 companies and more than $80 million in college scholarships, the not-for-profit organization hosts the FIRST® Robotics Competition for students in Grades 9-12; FIRST® Tech Challenge for Grades 7-12; FIRST®LEGO® League for Grades 4-8; and FIRST® LEGO® League Jr. for Grades K-4. Gracious Professionalism® is a way of doing things that encourages high-quality work, emphasizes the value of others, and respects individuals and the community. To learn more about FIRST, go to www.firstinspires.org.

About Star Wars: Force for Change
Star Wars: Force for Change aims to create transformation and change in the lives of kids by helping to bridge the STEM skills gap, utilizing the fun and intrigue of Star Wars storytelling to inspire innovation, help build confidence and ignite curiosity. In doing so, Star Wars: Force for Change hopes to embolden and motivate the next generation of heroes and innovators, while also empowering the Star Wars fan community to use their fandom for good.

About Lucasfilm Ltd.
Lucasfilm Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is a global leader in film, television and digital entertainment production. In addition to its motion-picture and television production, the company's activities include visual effects and audio post-production, cutting-edge digital animation, interactive entertainment software, and the management of the global merchandising activities for its entertainment properties including the legendary STAR WARS and INDIANA JONES franchises. Lucasfilm Ltd. is headquartered in northern California.
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          Defending champion Alexander Rossi grabs pole for Long Beach Grand Prix      Comment   Translate Page      

One of Alexander Rossi’s fans recently described the IndyCar driver on Twitter as “a class act with an edge.” It’s not hard to see why.

Since jolting the racing world by winning the Indianapolis 500 as a rookie in 2016, Rossi has become one of the leading drivers in the NTT IndyCar Series with...


          UAE names astronaut to fly to ISS in September      Comment   Translate Page      
The new colonial movement: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has named the man who will fly on a Soyuz rocket in September to become that country’s first astronaut. “The Emirati astronaut Hazzaa AlMansoori will fly for an eight-day space mission to ISS aboard a Soyuz-MS 15 spacecraft on 25 September 2019,” the organization said in a Twitter post late on
          Genea-Journal - Friday, 12 April 2019      Comment   Translate Page      
It was a stay-at-home day in the genea-cave today, and I even did some searching.  Then the Padres won again.

*  Dropped Linda at the Y, home to read, added to the Best Of post, and noted that 52 Ancestors - Week 273: #448 Andreas Abel (1690-1751) of Germany and Morris County, New Jersey posted.  Wrote New Records Available To Search This Findmypast Friday, 12 April 2019 and set it for later.

*  Picked her up, and we went to the grocery store.  Home by 9:45 a.m., and online to read, answer email, then worked in MyHeritage adding info from Record Matches to the RootsMagic tree.  Took a nap.

*  Had lunch, online at 12:30 p.m. to add 3 AncestryDNA match lines to RootsMagic.  Wrote and posted Genealogy News Bytes - 12 April 2019.  

*  Checked Twitter and Facebook, and added to the Best Of post.  Wrote the Surname Saturday post.

*  Went in to help with dinner at 4:45 p.m., we ate, watched TV news.  

*  Online at 6 p.m. to read, and wrote the SNGF post.  Answered email and added to the Best Of post.

*  Went in at 6:50 to watch the Padres game, read the paper, and finished my book.  Padres won 2-1 over Dbacks.  Now 10-5 on the season, and 6-2 on the road trip.  

*  Online to read, add to the Best Of post, check Facebook, and wrote this post.  Genealogy today was 7.5 hours.




          04/13 Links: Trump says Netanyahu election win means a ‘better chance for peace’; The Implosion of Jeremy Corbyn; Ilhan Omar, Con Artist; Elan Carr: Boycotting Israel is Anti-Semitic; EU's Collusion with Iran      Comment   Translate Page      
From Ian:

The Implosion of Jeremy Corbyn
According to polling by The Jewish Chronicle, 85 percent of British Jews now think that Corbyn is anti-Semitic. And that was before this week’s bombshell: documents obtained by The Sunday Times showing that Labour failed to investigate hundreds of anti-Semitism complaints, and let hundreds more slide. The documents show not only that Labour’s procedures for investigating anti-Semitic incidents were—despite public assurances to the contrary—dismally subpar, but also that members of Corbyn’s office directly intervened in more than one in 10 investigations, despite having claimed that they were impartial.

A council candidate who said that Jewish members of Parliament were “Zionist infiltrators” was allowed to continue his campaign. Out of 863 alleged incidents detailed in the files, only 29 resulted in a party member being expelled; 145 resulted in a “formal warning”—which is largely meaningless—and 191 cases were resolved as requiring no action. The rest, the Times reports, are unresolved, including 249 that haven’t even been opened.

A Labour spokesperson said that the report “does not reflect the full details … and is not up to date,” a non-denial that did nothing to stem the bleeding. That evening, the Jewish Labour Movement—one of the party’s oldest affiliates, linked to Labour since 1903—passed a vote of no confidence in Corbyn.

A year earlier, in March 2018, the story broke that Corbyn had been a member of three secret Facebook groups in which virulent anti-Semitic memes were sometimes shared. Understandable, perhaps, in radical campaign circles. My enemy’s enemy is my friend, right? We’re protesting an occupation, not forming a government. There’s nothing anti-Semitic about deploring Israel Defense Forces violence in Gaza, but if Palestine is your cause, sometimes you’re going to meet people who really just hate Jews—just like if Israel is your cause, sometimes you’re going to meet people who really just hate Muslims.

In one of the groups, Corbyn wrote supportively to the artist of a mural in London. It wouldn’t have been so bad—just a throwaway comment—except the mural depicted anti-Semitic tropes so blatant you could see them from space, hook noses and all. Corbyn trying to apologize was an agonizing sight. “I sincerely regret that I did not look more closely at the image I was commenting on,” he said. “I am sincerely sorry for the pain which has been caused.” It was as if, in a lifetime of fighting for causes—framing the world as good versus evil—he never really learned how to say sorry.

Abe Greenwald: Ilhan Omar, Con Artist
You see? She’s just an all-loving, rage-filled, anti-Semitic victim of prejudice.

If you set aside the canned baby talk of her speeches and articles, her actions don’t reveal much in the way of understanding and compassion. Or was she “showing up with love” when she claimed that Americans who support Israel are guilty of “allegiance to a foreign country” and that pro-Israel American leaders are somehow being paid off to support the Jewish state, and that—lest we forget—“Israel has hypnotized the world, may Allah awaken the people and help them see the evil doings of Israel?” Are all these examples of what she sees as a “mission as humans to love one another”?

Whenever Omar gets called out for her anti-Semitism or anti-Americanism, she makes a steady retreat back to the faux-compassion and understanding, simultaneously vowing to “learn” from her actions and claiming innocent victimhood. It’s then that her liberal supporters seize on her sunny rhetoric and denounce all the criticism that’s come her way. That’s precisely what’s been happening since she was caught describing 9/11 as a null event.

The con artist will thrive as long her marks are willing to be conned. Which is to say, Ilhan Omar has a bright future in the Democratic Party.
Seeking Israel From the Left
Israel has always been a Rorschach test for the left, Susie Linfield argues in her new book about intellectuals' writings on the first decades of the Jewish home state. And she's right, if not quite in the way she may have intended the metaphor.

Yes, Israel is like a Rorschach test, in the sense that many people over the 70 years of the country's existence have seen in its abstract representation some strange specificity wrought by their own fervid imagination. But Israel is like a Rorschach test in another and more important way. Something disturbing is revealed when the symmetrical inkblots of a Rorschach test provoke descriptions of violence and hatred. And something just as disturbing is revealed when the image of Israel provokes ferocious anger and unrelenting hostility.

Which it does, for a large percentage of the left these days. In her introduction and conclusion, Linfield points out that Israel was created by people who were often socialists, and it enjoyed considerable support among leftists in the West into the 1960s. But somehow, these days, Israel faces a violent antipathy from the left. An important task for historians lies in exploring how that reversal came about.

Linfield, a journalism professor at NYU, is a self-proclaimed leftist worried about the ways in which anti-Zionism has led to a surge of anti-Semitism. And yet, despite her interest in the question of why the left has rejected Israel, she attempts something different in The Lions' Den. In essence, she attacks the premise. Examining the work of prior generations of prominent intellectuals and journalists, The Lions' Den suggests that Israel has always provoked strange notions in intellectuals.

The figures Linfield takes up are a gallery of prominent Jewish left-leaning thinkers from the 1940s on—especially in her chapters on Hannah Arendt, Arthur Koestler, Isaac Deutscher, Maxime Rodinson, I.F. Stone, and Noam Chomsky. She focuses as well on two further figures: Fred Halliday (the only gentile writer she takes up) and Albert Memmi (the Tunisian writer and only non-Westerner in the book). All of them were sometime Zionists, and all of them indulged anti-Zionism. By describing their intellectual journeys—and their intellectual peculiarities—Linfield hopes to illuminate the left's odd
relation to Israel.



Pompeo says PM’s West Bank sovereignty vow won’t hurt Trump peace plan
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday said he did not believe Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s talk of extending Israeli sovereignty to West Bank settlements would hurt the Trump administration’s long-gestating peace plan.

His comments would appear to indicate that the US plan does not provide for Palestinian statehood, or even for Palestinian control of substantive contiguous territory in the West Bank.

Asked during a CNN interview by anchor Jake Tapper whether he thought Netanyahu “vowing to annex the West Bank” could hurt the US proposal, Pompeo answered “I don’t.”

“I think that the vision that we’ll lay out is going to represent a significant change from the model that’s been used,” he added.

“We’ve had a lot of ideas for 40 years. They did not deliver peace between the Israelis and the Palestinians,” he said. “Our idea is to put forward a vision that has ideas that are new, that are different, that are unique, that tries to reframe and reshape what’s been an intractable problem.”

He said the Trump administration wanted “a better life” for both Israelis and Palestinians.

In interviews days before the elections, Netanyahu said he intended to gradually apply Israeli law to all settlements, and that he hoped he could do so with the agreement of the United States.
Trump says Netanyahu election win means a ‘better chance for peace’
US President Donald Trump on Wednesday congratulated Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on his win in the Israeli election, and said it would improve the chances of success for his administration’s much-anticipated peace plan.

“I think we have a better chance now that Bibi has won,” Trump told reporters on the White House South Lawn before heading to Texas, using Netanyahu’s nickname. “The fact that Bibi has won, I think we’ll see some pretty good actions in terms of peace.”

“Everybody said you can’t have peace in the Middle East with Israel and Palestinians. I think we have a chance and I think we now have a better chance,” the US president added.

The White House has said it would release its peace proposal following the elections in Israel, though a report on Israeli television earlier this week said the exact timing would be dependent on the outcome of the vote.

With over 97 percent of ballots counted, and his Likud party and fellow right-wing and religious parties poised to secure a clear majority of Knesset seats, Netanyahu emerged from Tuesday’s elections in the best position to muster a coalition.

“I’d like to congratulate Bibi Netanyahu. It looks like that race has been won by him. It may be a little early but I’m hearing he’s won it and won it in good fashion,” Trump said.
Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief: Trump Peace Plan Likely to Be Very Different From Previous Initiatives
President Donald Trump’s upcoming peace plan for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict will likely be very different from previous such attempts, said Algemeiner editor-in-chief Dovid Efune on Thursday.

Speaking to i24 News, Efune said of the Trump plan, “We’ve suspected for a long time that it’s going to be quite different from what people are expecting. When we’ve spoken about peace plans in the past, typically there’s this land-for-peace equation, there’s a two-state solution, there is a framework which we’ve come to expect over decades. I’d be very surprised if its going to be along those lines.”

“I think we’re going to see a regional initiative,” he added. “We’ve had assurances time and time again from different members of the Trump administration that they would not be looking to predetermine the outcome. They won’t be coming to the table and saying, ‘Here’s what the results should be.’”

“It’s about creating a framework,” said Efune. “It’s about empowering, creating incentives, and trying to broaden the issue to regional peace and not just the Israeli-Palestinian discussion.”


Bill Clinton: Netanyahu ‘knows how to hit people where they’re tender’
Former US President Bill Clinton hailed the political prowess of newly re-elected Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, saying the “highly intelligent” Israeli leader should never be underestimated, but adding a back-handed compliment.

“You should never underestimate him, he’s highly intelligent, he understands his electorate,” Clinton said on stage Thursday at an event in New York City, as final vote counts in Israel confirmed that Netanyahu is heading for a fifth term as prime minister.

Then Clinton added: “He’s smart and able and he knows how to hit people where they’re tender.”

Clinton was speaking at an event at the Beacon Theater alongside his wife, former US secretary of state and failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

“There’s lots of minority parties in Israel, and more of them are aligned with the settler movement or religious fundamentalism than secularism or wanting peace,” he said. “Israel is a vital democracy, and they are having these debates and they will work it out.”

“There has to be some approach to reconciling the security needs of the Israelis with the need for greater autonomy and governance by the Palestinians,” Clinton said.


Boycotting Israel is Anti-Semitic, Says Newly-Sworn In Envoy Elan Carr
The United States swore in Elan Carr as the new Special Envoy for Monitoring and Combating Anti-Semitism on Thursday after the position had been left vacant since January 20, 2017.

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo administered the oath of office. The secretary remarked that Carr, a Jewish-American Army veteran and the grandson of Holocaust survivors, was chosen for the “fierceness and vigor that he’ll bring to combating anti-Semitism.”

The envoy’s position was established by the Global Anti-Semitism Review Act of 2004. On his first day in the congressionally mandated post, Carr vowed to fight the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) campaign and described the organized boycott of Israel as anti-Semitic.

“An individual has a right to buy or not buy what they please. However, if there is an organized movement to economically strangle the state of Israel, that is anti-Semitic,” Carr said. “We are going to focus relentlessly on eradicating this false distinction between anti-Zionism and anti-Semitism.”




Pete Buttigieg calls Mike Pence a ‘Pharisee.’ Here’s why that angers Jews
Pete Buttigieg has a word he likes to use to describe Vice President Mike Pence: “Pharisee.”

Jewish scholars would like him to stop doing that.

Buttigieg, the 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, Indiana, who is running a dark horse campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination, has advanced the idea of liberal candidates using religious language to express their values.

The flip side of that, Buttigieg says, is that Republican leaders don’t practice the religious values they preach. He takes particular aim at Pence, who often speaks of his own conservative Christian values while serving under President Donald Trump. Buttigieg has criticized Trump for paying off an adult film actress with whom he allegedly had an affair.

Buttigieg believes that reeks of hypocrisy, so he uses an age-old Christian metaphor for hypocrites: the Pharisees.

“There’s an awful lot about Pharisees in there,” Buttigieg told The Washington Post this week, referring to the New Testament while discussing Pence. “And when you see someone, especially somebody who has such a dogmatic take on faith that they bring it into public life, being willing to attach themselves to this administration for the purposes of gaining power, it is alarmingly resonant with some New Testament themes, and not in a good way.”

The Pharisees were one of several Jewish sects during the first century, the time of Jesus. They also included the rabbis of the Talmud and the creators of Rabbinic Judaism, the ideological ancestor of mainstream Jewish practice today.

But in Christian discourse, the Pharisees have taken on the role of “hypocrites, fools and a brood of vipers, full of extortion, greed, and iniquity,” wrote Amy-Jill Levine, a professor at the Vanderbilt University Divinity School, in an article in Sojourners magazine. That’s because the New Testament Gospels say Pharisee leaders criticized Jesus and lambaste them for hypocrisy.
Rivlin rebukes Bolsonaro: ‘No one will order forgiveness of the Jewish people’
President Reuven Rivlin on Saturday rebuked his Brazilian counterpart Jair Bolsonaro for saying this week that the crimes of the Holocaust can be forgiven, though not forgotten.

“No one will order the forgiveness of the Jewish people, and it can never be bought in the name of interests,” he said.

“What [the Nazis] did to us is etched into our memory, the memory of an ancient people,” Rivlin wrote on Twitter.

“We will never cooperate with those who deny the truth or try to erase it from memory — not by individuals and groups, not by party leaders and not by heads of state,” he wrote, the last being in apparent reference to Bolsonaro.

“We will never forgive and never forget. No one will order the forgiveness of the Jewish people, and it can never be bought in the name of interests.”

Rivlin said the Jewish people would “always fight against anti-Semitism and xenophobia,” while calling on politicians not to wade into historically fraught matters. “Political leaders are responsible for shaping the future. Historians describe the past and research what happened. Neither should stray into the territory of the other,” he said.
Yad Vashem slams Bolsonaro after Holocaust comments
President Reuven Rivlin and Yad Vashem took Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to task on Saturday for saying the crimes of the Holocaust can be forgiven, though not forgotten.

“We can forgive, but we cannot forget,” said Bolsonaro – a strong supporter of Israel who has reversed his country’s previously negative positions regarding Israel – at a meeting with Evangelical pastors in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday.
“Those that forget their past are sentenced not to have a future. We need to act so that the Holocaust will not repeat itself,” the Brazilian leader said.
Iranian forces said killed in reported Israel airstrike on Syria missile factory
A number of Iranian forces were reportedly killed in an airstrike on a Syrian military position near the city of Masyaf in western Hama province overnight Friday-Saturday. Syrian state media said Israeli jets carried out the raid in the middle of the night, firing missiles while flying in Lebanese airspace.

Syria’s official state news agency SANA said Israel targeted a military site in the area, but that Syrian air defenses intercepted the attack, downing some of the missiles fired. The regime mouthpiece said the interception resulted in the destruction of several buildings and the wounding of three “fighters.” The area is known to house Iranian forces and their Lebanese proxy, Hezbollah.

According to a report by the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights in Arabic, Iranian “elements” and pro-Iranian militants were killed in the alleged attack, and 17 people were injured.

Israel does not regularly comment on alleged strikes in Syria, though it has acknowledged some operations.

The Observatory said Saturday that the strike targeted a Syrian military college in the town and two buildings used by Iranian forces in nearby villages — a development center for medium-range missiles in Zawi and a training camp in Sheikh Ghadban.
Abbas swears in new PA government led by his Fatah ally, Mohammad Shtayyeh
A new Palestinian Authority government was sworn in by PA President Mahmoud Abbas on Saturday, a month after he tapped longtime ally Mohammad Shtayyeh, a member of his Fatah party, as the next premier.

The 61-year-old Shtayyeh is replacing Rami Hamdallah, who served as prime minister of the Palestinian government since 2013. He is seen as being critical of the Gaza Strip’s Hamas rulers, as well as a proponent of continuing peace talks with Israel.

The new 21-member cabinet includes some fresh faces, but senior officials, such as Foreign Minister Riyad al-Malki and Finance Minister Shukri Bishara, are keeping their positions.

Novelist Atef Abu Seif of Gaza, who was recently badly beaten during Hamas’s crackdown on protesters in the Strip, will become culture minister.

Shtayyeh’s government replaces a technocratic administration, which had the nominal backing of Hamas and all other Palestinian factions.
Thousands protest along Gaza border, 15-year-old shot dead - report
A 15-year-old boy was shot in the stomach during clashes with IDF forces east of the Jabaliya refugee camp, according to the Hamas Health Ministry on Friday.

According to the report, two other people were injured by gunfire in clashes with IDF forces east of Gaza City, when 9,000 demonstrators protested in five locations along the Gaza border.

A Palestinian was arrested after cutting the fence into Israel, waving a Palestinian flag.

The border protests began on March 30th and has seen over half a million people violently demonstrating along the security fence with Israel demanding an end to the 12-year long blockade, congregating at points along the border range between several thousand to 45,000 each day.

The one year anniversary of the border riots last week saw some 40,000 Palestinians demonstrate along the border fence and saw three Palestinians killed by IDF fire.

The cross-border violence immediately played into Israel's election campaign, which concluded earlier this week with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu heading toward a record fifth term in office.

But Egyptian mediators intervened to avoid further escalation by persuading Israel to lift restrictions on the movement of goods and people in and out of Gaza and expand the breadth of Mediterranean waters where Gazans can fish.
EU's Collusion with Iran
The main purpose of the Instrument in Support of Trade Exchanges (INSTEX) is to ensure that Europe -- and potentially third countries -- can continue doing business with the mullahs in Iran without risking US penalties for contravening US sanctions.

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini seems strongly committed to ensuring that Iran -- and Europe -- continue receiving economic benefits from the illegal, unsigned, and unratified Iran nuclear deal. Mogherini insisted that Iran is complying with the JCPOA. It is not. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, referring to documents seized by Israel, stated that the nuclear deal was "built on lies" .

No amount of human rights abuses, however atrocious -- or terrorism, even against its own citizens; or cheating to acquire deliverable nuclear capability to unleash on Israel, the US and eventually threaten the entire West -- will, it seems, deter the EU from its criminal collusion with Iran. Europe seems determined to wade into its own destruction with its eyes wide open.
The IAEA’s Blind Spots on Iran’s Nuclear Program
On April 9, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani boasted that “today and throughout the past year, we have launched 114 new technologies via the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran. This is the message to the world: You have not succeeded, and you will not succeed in preventing the progress and development of the Iranian people and their nuclear program. If yesterday you feared our IR-1 centrifuges, well, here you go!”

He has reason to boast. The 2015 Iranian nuclear deal brokered by former President Barack Obama was extremely weak, but yet, given its weaknesses, the agency that was expected to monitor Iran’s compliance has been exceedingly lax.

On April 4, The Wall Street Journal reported that the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) inspected a warehouse in Tehran that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu last year said housed nuclear equipment and materials.

When negotiating the Iranian nuclear deal, President Obama promised “anytime, anywhere inspections.” Yet six months elapsed from Netanyahu’s speech until the inspection. The question is what took the IAEA so long?


WaPo Rushes to Defend Ilhan Omar’s 9/11 Remarks, Fails Spectacularly
The Washington Post, in full white knight mode, rushed to Omar’s defense in publishing a piece in which they claimed context was needed.

After quoting several lines from her speech (which did not change what she said), “fact checker” Glenn Kessler wrote:

We will leave it to readers to determine whether Omar should have referred to “terrorists” or if the context for “some people” is clear from the speech.

When we listened to the whole speech, we were reminded of President George W. Bush’s phrasing in two famous moments after the Sept. 11 attacks.

“I can hear you! I can hear you! The rest of the world hears you! And the people — and the people who knocked these buildings down will hear all of us soon!” – Bullhorn address to Ground Zero rescue workers, Sept. 14, 2001


The other one was an Islamic Center speech in which President Bush defended Muslims in the aftermath of 9/11.

Kessler suggests that Bush’s bullhorn comments and the ones he made defending Muslims were no different than Omar’s speech.

In reality, the context surrounding Bush’s speeches meant everything after the terrorist attacks. He was by no means downplaying what happened. In the coming weeks and months, his administration would respond forcefully to the attacks.

On the other hand, the context the Post provided for Omar’s speech didn’t do her any justice. In fact, the context provided by the full video made her “some people did something” quote even worse.

Making things worse still is Omar’s widely-known reputation for repeating anti-Semitic tropes, which is a significant context for drawing conclusions about what Omar says all on its own.
Group Planning NY Rally Urging Schumer To Get Ilhan Omar Off Foreign Affairs Committee
A group called The Coalition to Get Ilhan Omar off the Foreign Affairs Committee is holding a rally on May 19 titled “Operation: Schumer’s Doorstep.”

The group states: “The Coalition seeks to mobilize Americans of all political, ethnic and religious backgrounds who are concerned about Rep. Ilhan Omar’s continuing presence on the House Foreign Affairs Committee. The Coalition’s first goal is to enlist (through all reasonable means of persuasion granted by the Constitution) Senator Schumer in the cause. The event will be part peaceful protest, prayer vigil, and press conference.”

The rally will be held outside Schumer’s building by Prospect Park in Brooklyn.

The group counsels, “We’d like people of faith to lead a prayer calling for Schumer to gain the courage of his convictions so that from this moment on, the senator will fight with every fiber of his being to drive Omar off the committee. We pray for him to become the Shomer he has always said he is.”



Dems to Redefine Hate Crime as ‘Disagreeing with Ilhan Omar About Anything’ (satire)

Claiming that existing language did not go far enough to protect victims of racism and Islamophobia, House Democrats have passed a bill redefining the term “hate crime” to include “any criticism of, or disagreement with, Representative Ilhan Omar.”

The bill comes after Omar’s description of the September 11 attacks as “some people did something” sparked outrage and led to criticism that she showed a lack of sensitivity towards victims of the attacks. Her defenders, however, said these criticisms led to death threats against the Congresswoman.

“Clearly, there could only be one reason that someone would criticize an elected member of Congress, and that is sheer bigotry,” Representative Ro Khanna said on the House floor. “No criticism of Congresswoman Omar’s religious beliefs, her actions, or her political views will be tolerated.”

After initially resisting, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was forced to bring the bill to the floor after several progressive party members threatened to lock themselves in their rooms until she agreed to do so. For some freshman lawmakers, however, the bill does not go far enough.
University of North Carolina Condemns ‘Disturbing, Hateful Language’ After Palestinian Rapper Performs Self-Described ‘Antisemitic Song’
The interim chancellor of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill has rebuked a recent campus performance by a Palestinian rapper who sang a self-described “antisemitic song” and asked audience members to invoke Mel Gibson when participating.

Palestinian rapper Tamer Nafar of the hip hop group DAM performed at UNC on the evening of March 22, as part of a 3-day academic conference on the Gaza Strip. The conference was sponsored by the UNC Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies and Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies, and co-sponsored by multiple departments.

“This is my antisemitic song,” Nafar was recorded saying in a clip shared by filmmaker Ami Horowitz.

“Let’s try it together,” the rapper said while encouraging audience members to join him. “I need your help, I cannot be antisemitic alone.”


New York Times Suggests “Terrorist” Label for Israel
These contorted paragraphs are a prime example of how the newspaper’s preoccupation with casting Israel in a negative light comes at the expense of a well-informed public. Straightforward coverage of the U.S. decision about the Revolutionary Guard would leave readers with a clear understanding of the American criteria for designating Foreign Terrorist Organizations, would forthrightly describe the U.S. justification for applying the designation to Iran, and would not mislead about the State Department’s policy direction.

CAMERA’s billboard outside the New York Times building calls out the newspaper’s biased and inflammatory coverage.

What’s the actual criteria for designating a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO), if not use of violence by intelligence services? The Foundation for Defense of Democracies explains that
U.S. law defines “terrorism” as “premeditated, politically motivated violence perpetrated against noncombatant targets by subnational groups or clandestine agents.” To be designated as an FTO under U.S. law, a foreign organization must engage in terrorism or terrorist activities that “threatens the security of United States nationals or the national security of the United States.”

That’s easy enough. And easy enough for a Times reporter to research. The passages in quotes come directly from the US Code. Similar language appears on the State Department’s Foreign Terrorist Organizations web page, which notes that in order to be listed, an organization must engage in “terrorist activity or terrorism” and “must threaten the security of U.S. nationals or the national security … of the United States.”

That’s why use of violence by, for example, a French intelligence agency doesn’t put that agency at risk for being designated a Foreign Terrorist Organization. The U.S. didn’t view their use of force as terrorism, and doesn’t regard their ally’s actions as threatening American security. The same goes for Israeli intelligence — which works closely with American intelligence agencies.
Jewish Canadian mayor: ban on wearing religious symbols 'ethnic cleansing'
The Jewish mayor of a Canadian town compared a proposed bill that would bar religious symbols on some public workers to “ethnic cleansing.”

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau asked William Steinberg, mayor since 2005 of the affluent town of Hampstead in Montreal’s west end, to apologize for the remark.

“We shouldn’t use words like that,” Trudeau, who opposes the bill, told reporters in Ottawa last Friday. “We don’t need to go to extremes.”

Steinberg instead defended using the term, saying he meant “ethnic cleansing” only in a “non-violent” sense.

The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs, B’nai Brith and human rights groups have denounced the proposed law as discriminatory and contrary to Canadian human rights charters, but polls consistently show most Quebecers supporting it by a healthy majority.
SpaceIL chief: ‘Beresheet 2 starts tomorrow, we’ll put our flag on the moon’
Following the Israeli spacecraft Beresheet’s failure to land safely on the moon this week, SpaceIL chairman Morris Kahn on Saturday announced he was launching project Beresheet 2, effective immediately, adding: “We started something and we need to finish it. We’ll put our flag on the moon.”

The small spacecraft, the world’s first privately funded moon lander, crashed into the lunar surface Thursday night during an attempted landing, apparently due to a technical glitch that caused its main engine to stop mid-landing.

Appearing on Channel 12’s “Meet the Press,” South African-born billionaire Kahn said work on the successor to Beresheet would start Sunday.

“The response we’ve gotten has been amazing. The amount of thank yous and letters is amazing,” he said. “Over the weekend I’ve had time to think about what happened, and the truth is seeing all the encouragement and support from people all over the world is amazing.

“It gave me time to think and I thought it would be a shame to leave things like that. I’ve come to announce a new project: Beresheet 2. We started something and we need to finish it. We’ll put our flag on the moon.”

He added that “Project Beresheet 2 begins tomorrow… A mission team will be meeting tomorrow to start work.”


Space Industry Leaders Praise Israel’s SpaceIL for Beresheet Moon Mission
Astronauts and scientists at the US space agency NASA commended the Israeli non-profit organization SpaceIL for its efforts after its spacecraft “Beresheet” failed to land safely on the moon on Thursday.

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said, “While NASA regrets the end of the SpaceIL mission without a successful lunar landing of the Beresheet lander, we congratulate SpaceIL, the Israel Aerospace Industries and the state of Israel on the incredible accomplishment of sending the first privately funded mission into lunar orbit.”

“Every attempt to reach new milestones holds opportunities for us to learn, adjust and progress,” he added. “I have no doubt that Israel and SpaceIL will continue to explore and I look forward to celebrating their future achievements.”

Famed Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin, wrote in a Twitter message to SpaceIL, “Never lose hope – your hard work, teamwork, and innovation is inspiring to all!” European Space Agency astronaut Tim Peake expressed disappointment over Beresheet’s failed moon landing but said SpaceIL has “much to be proud of.”

Beresheet lifted off from Cape Canaveral in Florida on Feb. 22 and succeeded in entering the moon’s orbit, a feat only seven countries have accomplished. It is assumed that the aircraft crashed into the surface of the moon.
The forgotten female WWII-era spy who stayed silent under gruesome Nazi torture
Despite unimaginable torture by the Nazis, imprisonment in concentration camps and uncertainty over the fate of her lover and fellow spy, Allied agent Odette Sansom never betrayed the clandestine ring she was part of in occupied France during World War II.

While operating under the code name “Lise,” the French-born, British-residing Sansom helped aid the resistance in her homeland. Her actual name — which changed after the war during her several marriages — would be honored in the annals of espionage when she received the George Cross after the war. She was the first woman who had faced enemy fire to receive the honor, the second-highest award in the UK.

A posthumous UK postage stamp honoring her for her wartime service lists her as Odette Hallowes, the surname of her third husband.

While her exploits made her a celebrity in ensuing years, Sansom has become largely forgotten. A recently published book, “Code Name Lise: The True Story of the Woman Who Became WWII’s Most Highly Decorated Spy,” by Larry Loftis, aims to set the record straight.

“It’s a story of a particular heroine whom 99 percent of people — 99 percent of WWII historians — probably don’t know who she is,” Loftis told The Times of Israel. “Her family is thrilled I wrote about her life.”
Scottish Rescuer of Jewish Children From Holocaust to Be Honored in Budapest
A church missionary from Scotland who traveled to Hungary to help Jewish schoolchildren during the Second World War will be commemorated this weekend at a special ceremony in Budapest.

Jane Haining, a native of Dumfriesshire, was captured by the Nazi authorities, who deported her to the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in Poland where she later perished.

Haining was arrested by the Gestapo in 1944 for harboring more than 400 children, the majority Jewish orphans, at the Scottish Mission School in Budapest.

When WWII began, Haining refused to return home to Scotland, choosing to stay with the children. She wrote: “If these children need me in days of sunshine, how much more do they need me in days of darkness?”

In 2010, she was posthumously awarded a Hero of the Holocaust medal by the British government. Photographs, a video, letters, a copy of her handwritten last will and testament and her Hero of the Holocaust Medal are on display at the church in her hometown of Dunscore.

Haining is also the only Scot to be honored as “righteous among the nations” – the term used for non-Jews who risked their lives to protect Jews from extermination – by Yad Vashem, Israel’s national Holocaust memorial center in Jerusalem.



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Cumhurbaşkanı Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, "Çamlıca'da o kadar büyük camiye ne gerek var?" diyen Temel Karamollaoğlu'na, "Sen bu hesabı kalkıp Kanuni'ye, Fatih'e sorsana? Bu camiadan mezun olmuş biri diyor bunu. Sen 'Bu kadar okula ne gerek var?' desene. Zavallı" yanıtını verdi. Karamollaoğlu karşı atağa geçti ve Twitter adresinden , "Son günlerde Çamlıca Camii hakkındaki bir yorumum AKP’ye dert oldu, bizim gayemiz sadece bir ikaz yapmaktı. " yorumunda bulundu.

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Democratic 2020 Candidates Speak Out in Support of Rep. Omar After President Trump's Twitter AttackTrump tweeted an edited clip of Rep. Ilhan Omar speaking and footage from the Sept. 11 attacks



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          先生今后无处说话?许章润获更多国际声援      Comment   Translate Page      


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中国学子无人不知的清华园
(德国之声中文网)在法学教授许章润因发表批评性文章而被清华大学解职之后,声援这位敢言学者的各界人士也越来越多。据美国之音报道,汉学家黎安友(Andrew James Nathan)等人发起公开信行动数天以来,已经有超过120名国际学者参与了联署,共同敦促清华校方恢复许章润教职。此前,已经有包括清华社会学教授郭于华和北大法学教授张千凡在内的多名中国学者呼吁清华大学修正错误,恢复许章润的职务。
3月底,曾经获得"十大杰出青年法学家"荣誉的许章润教授疑因批评习近平的政策而遭到撤职。此前他在2018年发表了一篇题为《我们当下的恐惧与期待》的文章,明确提出"恢复国家主席任期限制"和"平反六四"的期待,至少在两个方面挑战了中国的政治禁区。有评论认为,这是2012年以来中国体制内学者批评统治集团最为严厉的檄文。
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许章润遭解职引发了人们对于中国公共言论空间愈加收紧、审查日益严苛的担忧。这位法学教授不仅得到了多位中国国内学者的声援,在国际上支持他的声音也越来越多。
据黎安友教授向美国之音介绍,敦促清华大学让许章润复职的公开信距离联署到4月19日截止,届时这封信将会寄给清华大学校方。公开信要求清华校长邱勇恢复许章润的教学研究工作,免去进一步处罚。黎安友还指出,近年来美中之间的学术交流受到越来越大的阻力,很多领域的研究工作都因为北京当局的压制而遇到麻烦。他警告道,清华大学解聘敢言学者的行为会损害这所高等学府在国际上的声誉和排名,其它中国大学也是如此。
台湾外交部官方推特在4月6日的时候发贴表示对许章润的支持。值得注意的是,这个官方推特账号一般都是用英文发布内容,而声援许章润的这条推文用的是简体中文。
对此《环球时报》主编胡锡进也在推特上予以回击,讽刺台湾公开声援北京持政治异见的教授,说明这些"地方官吏"越来越关心"中央和首都北京的事情",越来越"中国化"了。这条推文引发了激烈讨论。网友"YOYOGO"就不乏嘲讽地留言道:"胡编翻墙当心刑拘啊。"还有网友表示是来看大家怎么怼胡锡进的,反问胡主编是不是在对"党国"进行"高级黑"。
目前在清华大学法学院的官方网站上"师资情况"一栏里,许章润的个人简历页面仍然可见。在《我们当下的恐惧与期待》一文结尾,许章润这样写道:"话说完了,生死由命,而兴亡在天矣。"

          焦点对话:三年内一千万人去农村,习近平搞新“上山下乡”?      Comment   Translate Page      
中国共青团中央最近发布文件,宣布为了贯彻习近平新时代的社会主义思想,将在三年之内动员一千多万青年下乡,培养一支“懂农业,爱农村,爱农民”的“三农”队伍,为振兴农村发挥作用。
消息传出之后, 中国民间议论纷纷,外界不少报道也把这项政策和毛泽东时代的上山下乡运动相比较,认为是习近平回归红色正统的又一体现。
习时代的上山下乡,和毛时代的上山下乡有何异同?有什么政治上和经济上的考量?当年的上山下乡运动是中国几代人的集体记忆,也是毛泽东最让人诟病的政策之一。几十年后的今天,习近平还能够成功地推行这个政策吗?
参加讨论的三位嘉宾是:人权组织“公民力量”创办人杨建利;纽约时事评论人士横河;纽约城市大学政治学教授夏明
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夏明:与梁家河一脉相承,新下乡改不了农村
中共该文件的目标是让千万年轻人进入农村,所谓振兴乡村,这包括返乡就业的,带动就业的电商,以及回乡兼职的,还有对老区和贫区进行调查的大学毕业生,等等。要说的是,中共目前特别说到要反对高级黑、低级红。
我认为,这个运动打着所谓贯彻习近平总书记新时代社会主义思想的旗号,很容易沦为高级黑。这个文件的左转信号非常明显,与梁家河精神、梁家河大学问也是一脉相承。现在,全国的主题思想就是“学”习,要修身治国平天下,就是习的天下。
这种形势下,让年轻人到农村的项目就是一个忽悠。而提出引导那些在城里找不到工作的社会青年到农村就业,这与文革时期的上山下乡在逻辑上是相同的。
我认为,现在的大学毕业生难于就业,是城市化失败的结果,他们就是牺牲品。今年三月,李克强提出了中国面临的就业压力问题,称去年有1300万毕业生被解决就业;今年保住1100万都困难。
现在,中国的失业率达到5.5%,是20年来最高的。中国政府之所以提出GDP保8的口号,就是为了消化新劳力。当年,改革开放让城市把农民输出来带动致富,但是现在没有成功。我担心农村甚至会出现倒退。
横河:千万下乡工程巨大,共青团不是主使
让千万人上山下乡绝非易事。当年,两千万知青上山下乡持续了十年时间。这其中涉及到的配套工程不是开玩笑的,必须是国家的一个大项目,比上马一个大企业要困难很多。所以,我认为,这个项目的主谋不是共青团,而是中共高层的大规划。
关于新上山下乡运动是否成为整个政权左转的信号,我认为,这是中共在不同阶段中对不同形势做出的不同反应,而不仅仅是左、右转的分类可以解释的。
其实,习近平能够上台就是中共在危机下达成的共识。在这之前,大家都可以看到,比如张木生谈到的抱着定时炸弹击鼓传花。新上山下乡的面子工程因素肯定有,但是,也确实针对需要解决的就业问题,这与当年一样。
当年的文革时期,工业萧条不需要招工,无法安置离开学校进入社会的年轻人;此外当然也有政治因素。现在也是同样的情况。而当年上山下乡运动自始至终是失败的,那一代人一辈子被毁是众所周知的。现在,农民工或者知识青年仍然无法把城市之好带往农村,因为中国农村的问题是结构问题,只能由高层解决。中共建政后已经完全改变了中国农村所依托的传统文明。
杨建利:共青团政治忽悠,不了了之是结果
我仔细读了文件,认为一千万人的说法是虚的,是人次。其实际意应该不到三十万,平摊下来就是大约一个县一百人。我认为,这是典型的形象工程和政治忽悠。因为习近平本身就是知青,共青团急于向他献忠心,要把他走过的路光荣化和神圣化。而魔鬼藏在细节里,实际还是落实到经济下行导致的就业问题。文件中提到,这些被下乡的人包括实际外出务工的农民和大学毕业生以及创业人员等,行业包括煤炭、餐饮、钢铁、邮政等等。这与当前经济形势有密切关系。
具体说,这个新的上山下乡与当年文革一样,具有政治和经济的双重意义。政治上是强化政治符号,确立习近平的正确性和神圣性,加强他的权威。习近平政治意识形态的左向是有目共睹的,他明显要用红色符号来加强和巩固政权。
经济方面,中国每年毕业大学生多达700到800万,其中的半数找不到工作,而务工农民、失业大军聚集城市对于政权来说是危险的。但是,这种现象能否通过所谓新上山下乡来纾解,确实是一个问号。一是政府上,政府不能像当年文革一样,把人员强制送走,强行捆绑于土地。二是经济上,农村没有足够的诱因吸引青年回乡,也没有空间让他们发展。农村空心化严重,土地所有权得不到解决。总之,我认为,这个高调的运动最后会以不了了之的结果而收场。
需要再次强调,农村的根本问题是土地所有权问题,及其造成的土地无法自由流转。掌握土地的是党官,是党官撑腰的宗族势力和黑势力。这些现象共青团如果铲除不了,年轻人回乡无济于事。团中央以为可以搞个上山下乡就一举数得,既拍马屁投人所好,又解决城市就业和改变农村,其实就是一拍脑袋没想预后的做法。
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Deborah García Bello e José Edelstein presentan en Efervesciencia os seus respectivos libros ¡Que se le van las vitaminas! (Paidós) e "Eintein para perplejos" (Debate) desde un lugar segredo. Neste sitio escoitamos a Carmen Jorge interpretar ao violín unha das obras favoritas de Einstein, a sonata K 378 de Mozart. Aquí tamén se expuxo unha obra dun autor que Deborah ten na súa casa. Se cres saber onde estamos poderás participar no sorteo dun exemplar de "Einstein para perplejos". Ou se coñeces o nome do artista misteriosos optarás a gañar un libro de "¡Que se le van la vitaminas!. Envía a túa resposta por twitter coa etiqueta #UloEdelstein ou #UlaDeborah ou cólgaa no noso facebook ata o 29 de xullo de 2018.
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Xurxo Mariño presenta en Efervesciencia o seu libro "Terra. Ciencia, aventuras e sorpresas dunha viaxe arredor do mundo" editado por Xerais desde un lugar secreto. Se cres saber onde estamos poderás participar no sorteo dun exemplar do libro asinado polo autor. Envía a túa resposta por twitter coa etiqueta #UloXurxo? ou cólgaa no noso facebook ata o 21 de abril de 2017.
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