“All it takes is one good guy with a gun…..” – ‘Colorado GOP Candidate Questions Whether Sandy Hook Occurred’

Self-delusion, not Ebola, Dengue, or Malaria is the greatest threat to the USA and the globe!

The Last Of The Millenniums

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If you’re a Republican and a gun nut, just create a ‘reality’
where mass murders like Sandy Hook just didn’t happen……

This guy?

A complete, low life, scum bag.

ready gun nut

‘Pueblo County Commissioner Candidate Dr. Tom Ready (R)
questions if the Sandy Hook Shootings actually occurred’.

‘His Quote’:

“There is some question whether it really happened Sal (Pace),
(booing taking place) some people in the videos, thank you very
much, if you recall there was a picture of a man walking in who
was smiling and joking when he walked into the room he turned
around and suddenly had tears. I question that.”
From : http://crooksandliars.com/cltv/2014/09/colorado-gop-
candidate-questions

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Global response to Ebola marked by lack of coordination and leadership, experts say – The Washington Post

Global response to Ebola marked by lack of coordination and leadership, experts say – The Washington Post.

An accurate account finally. Problem is that the World Health Organization is expected to lead in this area, dropped the ball big time, I think, by being too sensitive to the behind the scenes expressed need by leaders of the nations impacted to downplay the problem, so income from trade and tourism would not be effected. Then August happened – game changed.

′Islamic State′ ′seeking foothold′ in South Asia through social media | Asia | DW.DE | 12.09.2014

Jihadist social media sites have swapped “core” al Qaeda content for ‘Islamic State’ messages, according to an IHS report. Analyst Omar Hamid tells DW how this may help the militant group gain a foothold in South Asia.

Al Qaeda-affiliated websites, such as the Global Islamic Media Front, the Ansarullah Media and Bab-ul-Islam, have been increasingly replacing messages of the terror network with content from the Syria and Iraq-based Sunni extremist group “Islamic State” (IS), according to a new report by IHS, a global analytics firm. The jihadist forums have reportedly even failed to cover al Qaeda leader Ayman al Zawahiri’s recent announcement of the formation of an al Qaeda branch in South Asia and Myanmar.

via ′Islamic State′ ′seeking foothold′ in South Asia through social media | Asia | DW.DE | 12.09.2014.

Air Bag Flaw, Long Known to Honda and Takata, Led to Recalls – NYTimes.com

Air Bag Flaw, Long Known to Honda and Takata, Led to Recalls – NYTimes.com.

The scariest kind of quality fail – random

In June, a low-speed accident involving a 2005 Honda Accord in Los Angeles caused the car’s driver air bag “to ‘detonate,’ sending hot metal and plastic shrapnel into the cabin,” according to a complaint filed with the safety agency. That car had not been recalled, but Honda has since expanded its recall to include vehicles registered in California.

Officials at Honda and Takata, and regulators in the United States and Japan, say they cannot explain why the ruptures continue.

Avian Flu Diary: WHO: Cuba To Lend 165 HCWs To The Ebola Fight

WHO welcomes Cuban doctors for Ebola response in west Africa

Statement

12 September 2014

WHO welcomes the commitment from the Government of Cuba to provide 165 health professionals to support Ebola care in west Africa. The newly announced support includes physicians, nurses, epidemiologists, specialists in infection control, intensive care specialists and social mobilization officers, and will be concentrated in Sierra Leone.

“If we are going to go to war with Ebola, we need the resources to fight,” says Dr Margaret Chan, Director-General of the World Health Organization. “I am extremely grateful for the generosity of the Cuban government and these health professionals for doing their part to help us contain the worst Ebola outbreak ever known. This will make a significant difference in Sierra Leone.”

“Cuba is world-famous for its ability to train outstanding doctors and nurses and for its generosity in helping fellow countries on the route to progress,” says Dr Chan.

via Avian Flu Diary: WHO: Cuba To Lend 165 HCWs To The Ebola Fight.

Made in AmeriCorps

A Lifetime Of Service

Mary Bruce and Ben Duda, AmeriCorps Alums Co-Executive Directors

Today’s post is by AmeriCorps Alums Co-Executive Directors,  Mary Bruce and Ben Duda, and originally appeared on Huffington Post on September 12, 2014.  

Do you know any ruthless optimists? You know, the friends who just won’t take no for an answer and instead organize the best food drive you’ve ever seen? Know any rugged idealists, who can make a fundraiser out of nothing in no time to support disaster relief efforts? It’s always more than just “something,” it’s fabulous, and the local paper features them as “everyday heroes” because they made it look so easy.

If you know folks like these, you probably know humble, hard-working AmeriCorps Alums.

Today, at the White House and in all 50 states, the nation will celebrate the 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps. Since 1994, nearly 900,000 individuals have joined AmeriCorps, providing more than 1.2 billion hours of service that’s done what it was…

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President Announces New Initiative: Employers of Service

A Lifetime Of Service

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For Immediate Release September 12, 2014
Contact: Maria Caruso
maria@americorpsalums.org
678-399-2481

President Announces New Initiative: Employers of National Service

An effort that recognizes that AmeriCorps and Peace Corps alumni

bring great skills and experience to the workplace

Atlanta, GA – As part of the 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps commemoration at the White House, the President announced Employers of Service, a new cross-sector partnership that encourages employers to create recruitment, hiring, and advancement opportunities for alumni of AmeriCorps and Peace Corps. AmeriCorps Alums has worked with the Corporation for National and Community Service, a federal agency that administers AmeriCorps, and its partners, the Peace Corps and the Franklin Project of the Aspen Institute to launch this initiative.

The first group of Employers of National Service includes leading employers from private, public, and nonprofit sectors. Together, these companies and organizations will work to create recruitment, hiring, and advancement opportunities for individuals who…

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A New Police Chief, Mosquitophobia and Back Road: Thursday, September 10, 2014

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It’s been an average sort of week, so far. A little rain here and there, and a few interesting things going on round town.

Our new Police Commissioner, Carl Williams. (Photo: Gleaner) Our new Police Commissioner, Carl Williams. (Photo: Gleaner)

We have a new Police Commissioner: On Monday morning we got our new Police Commissioner. His name is Carl Williams, and he has been a narcotics man for quite a few years – investigating, that is. He is fifty years old and joined the Jamaica Constabulary Force thirty years ago. He was the founding director of the famous Major Organized Crime and Anti-Corruption Task Force (MOCA) and also helped set up the Anti-Lottery Scam Task Force (which has been quite successful, especially recently; only today two Chinese nationals and a German were arrested). His appointment was no surprise – at least, not to me. I also believe he has the stamp of approval of our “international partners” – in…

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