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Sunday, January 21, 2018

Recognizing teachers early on in careers -- The award, created by Lowell Milken and the Milken Family Foundation, was created 31 years ago to honor top educators across the country... This year, 44 educators across the country have or will be presented the award... "When I was in school, I was fortunate to have a number of outstanding teachers and I was always somewhat shocked by the fact that there was no mechanism, no opportunity for these teachers to be honored, celebrated and recognized," Milken said. Because of that, one of his top priorities when he started the Milken Family Foundation was to find a way to recognize educators. read more

Saturday, January 20, 2018

A Bronx public school teacher whose social media was peppered with smiling snaps showing her laughing with friends or clutching a bottle of bubbly, was all scowls Saturday as she denied allegations she sexually assaulted a student. Dori Myers listened as prosecutors accused her of performing oral sex on a 14-year-old boy, and said a fellow teacher witnessed Myers massaging the victim. Myers, 29, a social studies teacher at The New School for Leadership and the Arts in Kingsbridge, was busted Friday night and charged with criminal sexual act in the second degree and endangering the welfare of a child. read more

Bill Maher returned tonight with a new season of Real Time on HBO and delivered his closing monologue on the "#MeToo movement" and how it may be going too far. He said 'The Nothing Is Funny People' is trying to take over the world and we can't let them. ... Maher ripped Democratic Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of New York for turning #MeToo into '#MeCarthyism' for refusing to differentiate sexual harassment and sexual assault while declaring a line needs to be drawn that "none of it is okay." ... He complained that she is going "unchallenged" while laying out how there are different degrees of sexual misconduct ... Maher also responded to actress Mini Driver likening seeing a penis to rape... "This is madness," Maher said. "No one in the world would choose rape over seeing a penis." ... "We are losing the thread of thinking," he said. read more

Sunday, January 14, 2018

(CNN) -- President Donald Trump is "in excellent health," White House physician, Dr. Ronny Jackson, said following his physical Friday. But it's not clear whether any mental health tests were conducted, despite urging from mental health professionals... Jackson received an urgent letter from dozens of doctors and health professionals Thursday urging him to perform basic mental health tests on the President... While a true mental health evaluation can only happen in person, these experts have noted there is some "increasing concern" that the President may be struggling with some mental health challenges and they recommend the President's doctor screen Trump for dementia. read more

Saturday, January 13, 2018

The porn star, Stormy Daniels, has stayed silent on the salacious claims, except for a statement of denial supposedly signed by her and circulated by [Donald] Trump's personal attorney ... But on Friday night, another porn star, Alana Evans, shed some light on the matter, telling the Daily Beast that Daniels told her one day after the alleged tryst that Trump had chased her around a hotel room "in his tighty-whities." ... "All I'm going to say is: I ended up with Donald in his hotel room. Picture him chasing me around his hotel room in his tighty-whities," Evans said her fellow porn star told her the morning after she supposedly had sex with Trump in July 2006 ... That evening, Evans said Daniels called her repeatedly, asking her to come over ... "Stormy calls me four or five times, by the last two phone calls she's with Donald and I can hear him, and he's talking through the phone to me saying, 'Oh come on Alana, let's have some fun! Let's have some fun!'" Evans said.


And here's a revelation for you. Your side isnt the majority of the nation. Actually, most of the nation hates you Democrats. That's why you have lost. You've ruined this nation, culturally and morally. And it's just sad we have these fake Republicans in office and they cant get anything done.

It's a sad time for this nation. We have morally bankrupt "leaders" on both sides.


I'm a registered Independent. And I've always been a registered Independent except before my state's caucus because I had to be a registered Democrat in order to caucus for Bernie Sanders. After the election I changed back to being a registered Independent.

Registered Independents outnumber registered Republicans and registered Democrats.


And while most so-called Independents, when pressed, will favor one party over the other ... and in today's political climate I certainly favor Democratic policies -- but also have voted for both Bushes and Dole in '96.

You keep wanting to insult people in the most singular way -- "liberal", "Democrat", (most of the country "hates you") -- yet until I came along you were totally clueless to everything from the Veterans Affairs to healthcare to tax cuts to what the Red Summer 1919 was (and I'm white and you're black!) ...

You know what I hate? Stupidity.

Did he use the Clinton Foundation? You know that Foundation that mysteriously dried up after Hillary lost?


Hillary isn't the right comparison, John Edwards is ...

Edwards Charged With Election Finance Fraud

John Edwards, the former Democratic senator from North Carolina and nominee for vice president in 2004, was once one of his party's most promising young stars. But on Friday he found himself in a stunning fall from grace -- in a courtroom in North Carolina, being read his rights.

Earlier in the day, a federal grand jury indicted him on charges that he violated federal campaign finance laws by "secretly obtaining and using" contributions from wealthy benefactors to conceal his mistress and their baby while he was running for president in 2008.

Edwards ended up being not guilty on one misdemeanor count and a mistrial for the remaining counts. The point of Edwards isn't the legal fallout, it's that rich donors for Edwards paid hush money to a mistress.

With Trump (unlike John Edwards) we get a two-fer = Trump & hush money and Trump banging a PORN Star.

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