Egyptian Aak: Week 26-Part A. A Tale of Two Egypts

Must read to understand what is at stake

Nervana

I divided this week report into two parts; here is part one, while part two will be released  late Sunday with special coverage of events of June30 in Egypt

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Hundreds expected at state memorial service for Mr Yunupingu – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Great Singer RIP

Hundreds of people are expected to attend today’s state memorial service for the former frontman of Yothu Yindi.

Mr Yunupingu died earlier this month aged 56 at his home in Yirrkala community, after a long battle with kidney disease.

via Hundreds expected at state memorial service for Mr Yunupingu – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation).

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to marriage. (H.J.Res. 51) – GovTrack.us

Guess what he wants to do to equality of love and marriage? Rep. Tim Huelskamp [R-KS1] Duh – Just does not get change in how people think and believe…

H.J.Res. 51: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to marriage.

Introduced:

Jun 28, 2013 (113th Congress, 2013–2015)

Sponsor:

Rep. Tim Huelskamp [R-KS1]

via Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to marriage. (H.J.Res. 51) – GovTrack.us.

Farms to sprout at Delta schools

METRO VANCOUVER — The Delta school district is partnering with an innovative urban farming business to launch a first-of-its-kind agricultural program in B.C.

Beginning this September, the district will begin farming some of its underutilized properties to grow an array of artisan quality fruit and vegetables, using some of the products in school cafeterias, while donating others to the food bank.

via Farms to sprout at Delta schools.

Hepatitis A Cases Rise to 127; FDA Identifies Pomegranate Shipment from Turkey | Food Safety News

The Hepatitis A outbreak linked to frozen mixed berries continues to grow. On Friday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said five more illnesses have been confirmed as part of the outbreak, bringing the total to 127 ill in 8 states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it thinks it has identified a common shipment of pomegranate seeds from Turkey that may have been to blame.

via Hepatitis A Cases Rise to 127; FDA Identifies Pomegranate Shipment from Turkey | Food Safety News.

An open letter to the guy who followed me while I was on my bike

Fit and Feminist

Dear Guy,

Last weekend was pretty nice, wasn’t it?  We both wanted to take advantage of the fact that it wasn’t a monsoon outside, which is why I took my bicycle and you took your motorcycle and we both went for rides that took us around Walsingham Park.  That park is one of my favorite places to go, with all of the trees providing shade over the roads and trails that twist around the lake.   The shade is especially important now as most days it gets into the 90s, and that’s really hot, even when you’re on a bike with your self-generated wind blowing past you.

I had hit my turnaround point and was on my way out of the park when I heard your motorcycle engine come up behind me.  I figured you wanted to pass, so I moved over as close to the edge of the road as…

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