Ex-NFL star Darren Sharper: May Karma find him in Prison

Where are the Black Lives Matter Supporters?

I hope he gets exactly, and repeatedly, without any drugs what he did to his victims.

Ex-NFL star Darren Sharper gets 18 years for drugging, raping approximately 16 women

Sharper or his friend Brandon Licciardi, a former sheriff’s deputy in neighboring St. Bernard Parish, put anti-anxiety drugs or sedatives into women’s drinks so they could rape them, according to a 15-page statement signed as part of Sharper’s plea agreement.

Milazzo has scheduled sentencing Oct. 13 for Licciardi and a second New Orleans codefendant, Erik Nunez.

 

Qatar’s $25,000 Grant to Alaska’s Domestic Violence Shelter Improvements Program

Difference between a Donation and a Grant

The Grant is from the people, not his Excellency, and what strings are attached?

Courtesy of The Rasmuson Organization:

His Excellency Mohammed Jaham Al Kuwari, Qatar’s Ambassador to the United States, today announced a $25,000 grant from the people of Qatar to the Domestic Violence Shelter Improvements Program administered by the Alaska Community Foundation.

From the people, not his Excellency and what strings are attached?

His Excellency Mohammed Jaham Al Kuwari DV Grant of $25,000-

Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates: End Private Prisons

Justice Department Announces It Will Begin Phasing Out Private Prisons In the United States

 

Justice Department Memo announcing announcing the end of its use of private prisons

Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates instructed officials in a memo Thursday to either decline to renew the contracts for private prison operators when they expire or “substantially reduce” the contracts’ scope. The goal, Yates wrote, is “reducing — and ultimately ending — our use of privately operated prisons.”

Goodbye Gawker

Gawker.com to End Operations Next Week

 

Rubbermaid FreshWorks

Rubbermaid FreshWorks

These Rubbermaid FreshWorks Smash Hit Produce Containers Are Back On Sale, If You Hurry

 

Pilot Incompetence August 18, 2016

Pilot in command had his head up and locked.

Fortunately none was serious injured.  The pilot had time and multiple opportunities to prevent the deliberate crash.  He had plenty of time to stop the aircraft before it hit the bank.

 

Crash
Done rapidly or urgently and involving a concentrated effort.
“a crash course in Italian”

Accident
An unfortunate incident that happens unexpectedly and unintentionally, typically resulting in damage or injury.

Incident
An unexpected and usually unpleasant thing that happens.

 

Author: Chris Klint NTSB: Floatplane crashed into shore on takeoff south of Iliamna

Alaska Elections August 18, 2016

Have you worked or volunteered in the election process?

Our Third Thirds What it’s like to work a polling place for a 15% turnout election:

Best excuses for losing an election?

Seven incumbents out of Legislature after low-turnout primary

 

Perception August 18, 2016

We must shift our allegiances from fear to curiosity, from attachment to letting go, from control to trust, and from entitlement to humility.
Angeles Arrien

“Live as long as you may, the first twenty years are the longest half of your life. They appear so while they are passing; they seem to have been so when we look back on them; and they take up more room in our memory than all the years that succeed them.”
Robert Southey

Shorpy August 18, 2016

August 2, 1899. "Sloop Columbia, steel mast carried away." 8x10 inch glass negative by John S. Johnston, Detroit Photographic Company.

August 2, 1899. “Sloop Columbia, steel mast carried away.” 8×10 inch glass negative by John S. Johnston, Detroit Photographic Company.

 

Circa 1906. "Fourth Avenue, Louisville, Kentucky." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company

Circa 1906. “Fourth Avenue, Louisville, Kentucky.” 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.

 

 

San Francisco circa 1922. "Simplex, Public Library." Wearing the monogram of one C.E.M. 5x7 inch glass negative by Christopher Helin.

San Francisco circa 1922. “Simplex, Public Library.” Wearing the monogram of one C.E.M. 5×7 inch glass negative by Christopher Helin.

Images August 18, 2016

Paul took this from our driveway on August 16, 2016.

Paul took this from our driveway on August 16, 2016.

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