Just Another Day … 04 July 2017


Fourth of July celebration? I see no reason to celebrate … been feeling like this for a while. Much more so now … I am ashamed too! The ‘leader’ is unworthy and defiles ALL that has been sacred for 241 years! 😪

Filosofa's Word

On Tuesday, 4 July, the nation will celebrate the anniversary of publication of the Declaration of Independence from Great Britain in 1776.

A bit of history: The first description of how Independence Day would be celebrated was in a letter from John Adams to his wife Abigail on July 3, 1776. He described “pomp and parade, with shows, games, sports, guns, bells, bonfires, and illuminations” throughout the United States. However, the term “Independence Day” was not used until 1791.

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A bit of trivia: Thomas Jefferson and John Adams, both signers of the Declaration of Independence and presidents of the United States, died on July 4, 1826 – exactly 50 years after the adoption of the declaration.

Today, most families celebrate the holiday pretty much as described by John Adams, with parades, picnics, and at the end of the day, fireworks.

To be sure, there are still plenty…

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Of Course, The President Is Inciting Violence Against Reporters

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This ‘so-called president’, “He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named” or “the Dark Lord”, has always been this way. Even during his childhood, young adult years … there will be no change!
The country will pay for this behavior. Recovery will be long and hard. Thank you, Drumpf voter! 🤡

Gronda Morin

Image result for PHOTO OF KATHY GRIFFINDear Readers, Let’s get real. When the comedian Kathy Griffin made a joke that portrayed violence against the republican President President Donald Trump, she was fired by CNN. Kathy Griffin apologized profusely over her tasteless joke. When three reporters from CNN posted an article which had not been adequately vetted, they were fired and CNN printed a retraction.

This past week, President Donald Trump personally tweeted a crude, unprofessional tweet against the MSNBC Morning Joe TV Show’s Mika Brzezinski because the previous morning, Mika commented on the fake Time Magazine covers with the president’s photo on it which were prominently displayed in various locations.

TWEETS:

I heard poorly rated @Morning_Joe speaks badly of me (don’t watch anymore). Then how come low I.Q. Crazy Mika, along with Psycho Joe, came..

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Puerto Rico struggles to save historic buildings amid crisis


My country …. Puerto Rico! It’s hurting … 🇵🇷

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A  report from the Associated Press.

Stained glass windows from the 16th century are broken. Porch railings from the 1700s are missing. Brick walls crumble inside the hall where Spain ceded Puerto Rico to the U.S.
Puerto Rico’s prized historic buildings are falling apart as a debt crisis and enduring economic recession have slashed public and private funding for maintenance, repairs and restoration. Tourists are increasingly banned from visiting once-popular sites now in dangerous disrepair.
Overall, nearly 40 key buildings in the metropolitan area are in danger of being lost, according to Andy Rivera, an architect who founded the Puerto Rico Historic Building Drawing Society.
“It’s a shame these things are deteriorating, and nobody is calling attention to it,” he said.
The majority of these buildings are in the historic part of Puerto Rico’s capital known as Old San Juan, founded in 1521 and governed by Spanish explorer Juan Ponce…

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