Mr. Peter Berg …. “Petty, petty … how petty thou art”!!


Transph

~~July 17, 2015~~ 

Director Peter Berg Slams Caitlyn Jenner’s ESPYs Award

While Caitlyn Jenner’s acceptance of the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at Wednesday night’s ESPYs drew cheers from the crowd, “Friday Night Lights” creator Peter Berg was evidently jeering.

The “Lone Survivor” director shared a meme on Instagram, circulated by the Facebook account Main Stream Media Sponsor Boycotts, slamming Jenner’s Arthur Ashe Courage Award win. The image contains side-by-side photos of Jenner and U.S. Army veteran Gregory D. Gadson.

“One man traded 2 legs for the freedom of the other to trade 2 balls for 2 boobs. Guess which man made the cover of Vanity Fair, was praised for his courage by President Obama and is to be honored with the ‘Arthur Ashe Courage Award’ by ESPN?” the text read.

“Yup,” Berg captioned his post, simply.

Jenner, who won the gold medal in the men’s decathlon at the 1976 Summer Olympics, delivered a stirring speech at last night’s awards ceremony on ABC in which she preached “accepting people for who they are.”

“Trans people deserve something vital,” she said. “They deserve your respect.

And from that respect, comes a more compassionate community, a more empathetic society and a better world for all of us.”

BLine

“As it appears in …. full read/full credit”

http://variety.com/2015/film/news/peter-berg-slams-caitlyn-jenner-espys-award-1201541529/

BLine

Let me put in my two cents, if you don’t mind. 

“IMHO”

(in my humble opinion)

~Definition of courage~

NOUN
the ability to do something that frightens one:
“she called on all her courage to face the ordeal”

BLine

I am no die hard Jenner fan.

However, I am a proud member of the LGBTQ community. I also worked as a primary care physician for the Veterans Administration for 27 years. I’ve seen first hand the ravages of war and the long lasting effects on the Americans who serve in the military forces – whichever military branch they choose.

I treated veterans from WWI, Korea, WWII, Vietnam, Granada, Iraq and Afghanistan … and many other conflicts as well as peacetime.

On one hand, without any intention of putting any soldier down or demeaning their actions and valor, aside from any who was drafted (which hasn’t happened since Vietnam), and with all the respect that they are due, each and every one of the individuals who serve in the military chose to do so.

All individuals making any kind of choice, need to be aware of the consequences of said choice.

This is a fact that applies to anyone making any kind of decision.

Those who choose to join the military are educated in their new field, trained, supervised and provided with all the necessary means that their job requires. They are led by supervisors, superiors. They have their plans laid out for them. There are “maps” and guidelines to follow along the way. Protocols are set in place and there are manuals which explain how to make any decision and the possible interventions, outcomes and management of resulting situations.

I do not know the details of U.S. Army veteran Gregory D. Gadson participation in the military. I can seen that he gave up a lot while serving this country.

However, I feel comfortable in saying that this soldier chose to join the military … and must have known the possible consequences of that choice.

I’m sure he is one of the best trained soldiers in the military.

This country’s soldiers are now considered heroes. They are honored (after the Vietnam lesson was learned). They are supported, respected, celebrated, honored and valued.

They aren’t shunned, ignored, insulted, abused, ridiculed, assaulted, killed, dismembered or submitted to hate crimes.

BLine

What is the military?

In simple terms, the U.S. Armed Forces are made up of the five armed service branches: Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, and Navy. There are three general categories of military people: active duty (full-time soldiers and sailors), reserve & guard forces (usually work a civilian job, but can be called to full-time military duty), and veterans and retirees (past members of the military). And of course there are the millions of family members and friends of military members, past and present. But you’re here to learn more about the military. There is much to learn! So first the basics. Exactly who is in charge?

The President of the United States is the Commander in Chief, who is responsible for all final decisions. The Secretary of the Department of Defense (DoD) has control over the military and each branch – except the Coast Guard, which is under the Dept. of Homeland Security. With over 2 million civilian and military employees, the DoD is the world’s largest “company.”

Each branch of the military has a unique mission within the overall mission of U.S. security and peace.

“As it appears in …. full read/full credit”

http://www.military.com/join-armed-forces/us-military-overview.html

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On the other hand, Bruce Jenner came into this world as a boy 65 years ago. He was born in 1950.

Can you begin to imagine the social climate that he was born into?

He didn’t have a map. He didn’t have a supervisor or superior telling him what to do. He had no plan, he had no protocols. He had no one to go to. He was on his own.

I’m sure that many a’times, he felt that he was the only one in the world who felt like he did.

Bruce Jenner didn’t chose to be transgender; he was born that way. He didn’t have role models.

He was making his own journey … blindly.

He must have run into plenty of obstacles and he was definitely trying to fit in the category that society had for him.

And that he did that very well …. he was a man’s man. He won the gold medal in the men’s decathlon at the 1976 Summer Olympics.

He was married several times. He procreated. He tried to do what was expected of him in his role as a very public man, an incredible athlete.

Yet, he knew this wasn’t him …..

Caitlyn Jenner admitted her transition was ”harder than she imagined”.

BLine

She said: ”This transition has been harder on me than anything I could have imagined.

”And that’s the case for so many others besides me. For that reason alone, trans people deserve something vital.

They deserve your respect.

”And from that respect comes a more compassionate community, a more empathetic society, and a better world for all of us.”

She shared: ”It’s not just about one person, it’s about thousands of people. It’s not just about me. It’s about all of us accepting one another.

We’re all different. That’s not a bad thing. That’s a good thing.

”And while it may not be easy to get past the things you always don’t understand, I want to prove that it is absolutely possible if we only do it together.”

BLine

I’m sure she has experienced all of this.

She has been shunned, ignored, insulted, abused, ridiculed and “assaulted” by the media and many others like you, Mr. Berg. Show some compassion, empathy. Show some acceptance.

And if you can’t, that’s OK.

Definition of courage: the ability to do something that frightens one.

These are different types of courage. You are comparing apples to oranges.

You may look better, to those who have a heart and practice compassion, though, if you keep it to yourself.

HortyRex©

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History of violence against LGBTQI people in the United States

The history of violence against LGBT people in the United States is made up of assaults on gay men, lesbians, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex individuals (LGBTQI), legal responses to such violence, and hate crime statistics in the United States of America.

Those targeted by such violence are perceived to violate heteronormative rules and contravene perceived protocols of gender and sexual roles. People who are perceived to be LGBTQI may also be targeted.

A hate crime is simply defined as when individuals become victimized because of their race, ethnicity, religion, gender or sexual orientation. Hate crimes against LGBTQI people often occur because the perpetrators are homophobic. Violence targeted at people because of their perceived sexuality can be psychological and physical up to and including murder. These actions may be caused by cultural, religious, or political mores and biases.

“As it appears in …. full read/full credit”

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_violence_against_LGBT_people_in_the_United_States

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#MrPeterBerg #BruceJenner #CaitlynJener #PettyPetty #HowPettyThouArt #USArmyVeteran #GregoryDGadson #ArthurAsheCourageAward #InMyHumbleOpinion #MensDecathlon #1976SummerOlympics #ViolenceAgainstLGBTQI #Military #Transition #HarderThanImagined #TransPeopleDeserveRespect #Shunned #Ignored #Insulted #Abused #Ridiculed #Assaulted #Killed #HateCrime #Compassion #Empathy #Acceptance

#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #HortyRex #hrexachwordpress

~~RELATED~~ 

https://hrexach.wordpress.com/2015/07/17/my-current-view-on-caitlyn-jenner-and-the-espys-award/

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We ALL are ONE!! 

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IOTD …. “Image of the day, #266: Can you tell which one it is?”


GayOne

~~June 16, 2015~~ 

Comments on my feed

” I would have to say none.

Because they were all humans. There is no difference we all love we all die we are all equal.”

“We all bleed red.”

~~GRAPHIC SOURCE~~

https://www.facebook.com/NEWSLGBT?fref=ts

BLine

A dear blogger friend taught me this concept.

You can find Michelle here: http://mchelsmusings.wordpress.com/

~IN HER OWN WORDS~

IOTD” is image of the day, a concept I came up with. I teach visual meditative therapy – or in easy terms – a mini mental holiday. For some people it is very difficult for them to get their image right. I post an image a day for people to use in their mini mental vacay. Some are serious, some are silly, and some are just beautiful!”’

BLine

#IOTD #ImageofTheDay #266 #DearBloggerFriend #MiniMentalHoliday #VisualMeditativeTherapy #AwesomePhotography #SolemnRespect #WhichOneIsTheGayOne #DeadAmericanSoldiers #FlagDrappedCoffins #AmericanFlags #LGBTNews #WeLoveDieEqually #WeAllBleedRed #BootsOnTheGround #ComingHome

#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #HortyRex #hrexachwordpress

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We ALL are ONE!! 

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Something to think about ….. “Remember when?”


W

~~May 24, 2015~~ 

THE CASE OF THE DIXIE CHICKS COMES TO MIND

There are people who staunchly believe it’s unpatriotic to criticize the president of the United States. Apparently, these people think that “he’s our president, right or wrong, and we all need to support him, you know”.

It’s funny, because I know a few people who tell me it’s unpatriotic, but I don’t remember those people saying that when George W. Bush was president.

Well, there’s nothing in the U.S. Constitution or the Bill of Rights that states we are obligated to support our government, or any elected official in it. There are laws against treasonous behavior and laws against making threats of bodily harm, as there should be.

But there is nothing obligating us to queue up and support all the policies and actions of those elected to public office. That’s a personal decision we are entitled to make. In fact, some would say it’s the solemn duty of every citizen to criticize elected officers when deserved, especially a president.

We live in a republic.

The president and commander in chief works for us. We “hire” him when we elect him. Then we pay close attention to what he does on the job. In your mind, if he makes good decisions and serves your interests, you rehire him. If he’s a poor leader and decision-maker, you try to fire him in the next election by voting for his opponent.

“As it appears in … full read/full credit”

http://www.bizpacreview.com/2013/09/30/is-it-unpatriotic-to-oppose-the-president-84349#ixzz3b4dlt7cj

~~GRAPHIC SOURCE~~

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Citizens-UnTied/478986762118129?fref=ts

BLine

HOW COME THIS DOESN’T APPLY TO CURRENT COMMANDER IN CHIEF?

Mark Twain said it best:

“Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it.”

BLine

#SomethingToThinkAbout #Fact #RememberWhen #Unpatriotic #CriticizePresident #UnitedStates #USConstitution #BillOfRights #ObligatesSupport #Republic #CommanderInChief #MarkTwain #SupportCountry #DeservingGovernment #Patriotism

#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #HortyRex #hrexachwordpress

BLine

We ALL are ONE!! 

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Thoughts for today, #155 …. “Who would want to take over Texas?”


Texas

~~May 9, 2015~~ 

OPERATION JADE HELM: MASSIVE MILITARY DRILL ACROSS 9 STATES FOR “UNCONVENTIONAL WARFARE”

CAN THE MILITARY BE TRUSTED?

HortyRex©

What exactly is Jade Helm 15?

According to the U.S. Army website, Jade Helm is a multi-state training exercise taking place July 15 through Sept. 15 with members of U.S. Army Special Operations Command and service members from the military’s four branches. While the exercise is taking place across seven states, the Special Operations Forces are only training in five states: Texas, Arizona, New Mexico, Utah and Colorado.

But the exercises will take place primarily in Texas, according to the unclassified request for training from Special Operations Command, because it requires large areas of undeveloped land as well as access to towns.

The U.S. military is consistently conducting training exercises inside the U.S., both in remote areas and sometimes inside populated cities. And it’s certainly not the first military exercise to occur inside the state of Texas.

So what, if anything, sets Jade Helm 15 apart?

In a March 24 press release from the Army, Jade Helm 15 was described simply as a “routine training exercise to maintain a high level of readiness.”

The reason given for picking out the particular states, including Texas, is because each possesses a “unique terrain” that soldiers might find themselves operating in overseas.

But also in the same press release, the Army specifically notes Jade Helm 15 being separate from the pack, noting it for its “size and scope.” It led to several citizens raising their eyebrows over the idea of a surge of federal presence inside the state.

“As it appears in …. full read/full credit”

http://abcnews.go.com/US/jade-helm-15-facts-training-exercise-causing-jitters/story?id=30915367

~~RELATED~~

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Military/2015/0505/What-is-Jade-Helm-15-and-should-Chuck-Norris-be-worried-video

~~GRAPHIC SOURCE~~ 

https://www.facebook.com/OccupyDemocrats?fref=ts

BLine

#ThoughtsForToday #155 #JadeHeml15 #MassiveMilitaryDrill #AcrossNineStates #UnconventionalWarfare #CanMilitaryBeTrusted #USArmyWebsite #USArmySpecialOperationsCommand #Texas #Arizona #New Mexico #Utah #Colorado #RoutineTrainingExercise #MaintainHighLevelReadines #FederalPresenceInsideState #OccupyDemocrats #CouldItBeTrue #SinisterPlan #Conspiracy #CitizensRaisingEyebrows #SamElliot #SpecialKindStupid

#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #hrexachwordpress

BLine

We ALL are ONE!! 

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Something to think about …. “Will there ever be peace in our World?”


AmericaWar

~~April 1, 2015~~ 

America Has Been At War 93% of the Time – 222 Out of 239 Years – Since 1776

To put this in perspective

Pick any year since 1776 and there is about a 91% chance that America was involved in some war during that calendar year.

No U.S. president truly qualifies as a peacetime president.  Instead, all U.S. presidents can technically be considered “war presidents.”

The U.S. has never gone a decade without war.

The only time the U.S. went five years without war (1935-40) was during the isolationist period of the Great Depression.

~~As it appears in … full read/full credit~~

you will find a list of all the year-by-year timeline of America’s major wars

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article41086.htm

BlackBor

~~GALLERY~~

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#SomethingToThinkAbout #YearsAtWar #WorldPeace #93%OfTheTime #LetThisSinkIn #PerpetualWar #PeaceIsntProfitable #NeverGoneDecadeWithoutWar #BombWorldToPieces #CantBombToPeace #WarNoMore #222OutOf239Years #Since1776 #LetsBeHonest #MeaninglessWars #BasedOnLies

#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #hrexachwordpress

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We ALL are ONE!! 

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Gotta love Bernie …. #24!!


SaudiBS

~~March 6, 2015~~ 

The Saudi Arabian Army, also called Royal Saudi Land Force, is a branch of the Saudi Armed Forces. The total number of active troops is estimated to be 150,000.

The Chief of the Saudi General Staff until 2011 was Field Marshal Saleh Al-Muhaya.

~History~

1923 is considered to be the birth year of the Saudi Army, as the modern Saudi Arabia have been Unified and founded as a single state. After the discovery of oil and the meeting between King Abdulaziz and the American President Franklin D. Roosevelt on February 14, 1945, the Americans became the new major ally of Saudi Arabia.

Other events that led to an expansion of the Saudi Army were the Arab-Israeli conflict in 1948, the fall of Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi in the Iranian Revolution in 1979 and the subsequent fears of possible Shia’s actions and in the last years the first Gulf War in 1990.

In the year 2000, Saudi Arabia’s government spent billions of dollars to expand the Saudi Forces including the Saudi Army.

“As it appears in …. “

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saudi_Arabian_Army

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BERNIE SANDERS (I-Vermont)

Born in 1941 in Brooklyn, Bernie was the younger of two sons in a modest-income family. After graduation from the University of Chicago in 1964, he moved to Vermont. Early in his career, Sanders was director of the American People’s Historical Society. Elected Mayor of Burlington by 10 votes in 1981, he served four terms.

Before his 1990 election as Vermont’s at-large member in Congress, Sanders lectured at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard and at Hamilton College in upstate New York.

BlackBor

#GottaLoveBernie #24 #BernieSandersIndependent #GottaLoveBernie #LongestServingIndependentMemberCongress #VermontIndependent #UnitedStatesSenate #Saudi Arabian Army #RoyalSaudiLandForce #SaudiArabia #ISIS #CombatTroops #LeadRegionFight

#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #hrexachwordpress

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We ALL are ONE!! 

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IOTD …. “Image of the Day”, #153!!


SAMSUNG

~~February 12, 2015~~ 

I’M FOLLOWING MY BLOGGER FRIEND MICHELLE’S EXAMPLE

*(Thank you for educating me, Michelle)*

Red Hand Day on 12th February and the campaign to stop the use of child soldiers are existing for over 10 years. Hundreds and thousands of handprints have been collected in more than 50 countries and handed over to politicians and to responsible parties, including UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. There is progress, but there are still 250,000 child soldiers in the world.

Help to stop this abuse of children. Show your Red Hand to the world

“As it appears in …. full read”

http://www.redhandday.org/index.php?id=4&L=0

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A dear blogger friend taught me about this concept.

You can find Michelle here: http://mchelsmusings.wordpress.com/

~IN HER OWN WORDS~

IOTD” is image of the day, a concept I came up with. I teach visual meditative therapy – or in easy terms – a mini mental holiday. For some people it is very difficult for them to get their image right. I post an image a day for people to use in their mini mental vacay. Some are serious, some are silly, and some are just beautiful!”

RedL

#IOTD #ImageofTheDay153 #DearBloggerFriend #MiniMentalHoliday #VisualMeditativeTherapy #Graphic #RedHandDay #February12 #StopUseChildSoldiers #250000ChildSoldiers #World #UNSecretary #GeneralBanKimoon #RaiseTheHand

#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #hrexachwordpress

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We ALL are ONE!! 

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