Ellen DeGeneres and Oprah Winfrey …. “🏡 Catastrophic Mudslides in thier Neighborhood of Montecito, California 🏡 …. “!!


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~~January 11, 2018~~ 

MONTECITO, CALIFORNIA

MOTHER EARTH SPEAKS

Mother Earth seems to be speaking through many events.

It may be time for the human residents to heed Her message.

From Category 4-5 hurricanes, significant drought, threatening wild fires to earthquakes. What more can Mother Earth say?

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Montecito is an unincorporated census-designated place in Santa Barbara County, California. It is the wealthiest community in the county.

As a census-designated place, Montecito had a population of 8,965 in 2010.

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Some of Montecito’s famous residents – Ellen DeGeneres and Oprah Winfrey – are speaking out about the devastating mudslides that have ravaged Southern California.

The one-two punch of fire and downpour-fueled debris flows have debilitated the affluent, picturesque community of about 10,000 people. The slides have killed at least 17, destroyed an estimated 100 homes and sent rescuers scrambling through the rubble searching for dozens who are missing.

“This room is always so full of positivity and love and today, I really need it,”

DeGeneres told the audience of her daytime talk show Thursday, January 11.

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“One of the things that I want to talk about is you know, we’ve had these terrible fires all over California and one of the hardest hit areas is where I live in Montecito,” she continued.

DeGeneres said following the blazes, she was able to return to her house at the tail-end of last month. She said she was filled with pride to see signs throughout the community of people expressing their gratitude to firefighters and first responders.

“I just love this place,” she said.

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~Ellen Talks About Catastrophic Mudslides in Her Neighborhood of Montecito~

~~Published on Jan 11, 2018~~

Ellen talked about the catastrophic mudslides that hit her beloved community in Montecito, California.

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~Ellen FaceTimes with Oprah About Devastation in Montecito~

~~Published on Jan 11, 2018~~

Ellen FaceTimed with Oprah about the heavy rains and devastating mudslides that hit their Montecito neighborhood.

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Ricky Martin, Jwan Yosef and their twin sons, Matteo and Valentino …. ” 🏡 Takes AD inside his Blissful Beverly Hills Home 🏡 …. “!!


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~~January 19, 2018~~ 

BELOVED FAMILY

~BRAND NEW HOME~

Ricky Martin, Jwan Yosef and their twin sons, Mateo and Valentino

I must confess!

I have been an avid fan since the days when he started in Menudo. I’m old enough to be his mom or grandmother!

I’ve followed his career through many years.

It makes me happy that he has found love, has a family and now has this amazing new home.

Here’s wishing him and his family the best for many years to come.

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Posted January 9, 2018
By Mayer Rus
Photography by Trevor Tondro and Styled by Michael Reynolds

To say that the 40-something Ricky Martin maintains a boyish appeal may be the understatement of the year. The Puerto Rican superstar seized the spotlight as an angelic 12-year-old phenom in the boy band Menudo, beloved by teenyboppers and grandmothers alike.

He has rarely been out of the public eye since. Fresh off a blockbuster 2017 residency at the Monte Carlo Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Martin’s latest star turn has him portraying Gianni Versace’s boyfriend Antonio D’Amico in producer Ryan Murphy’s The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, on FX this January.

Martin’s greatest joy lies in the happy home life he has built with husband Jwan Yosef, a Syrian-born Swedish artist, and their nine-year-old twins, Matteo and Valentino.

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

https://www.architecturaldigest.com/story/ricky-martin-takes-ad-inside-his-blissful-beverly-hills-home

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~~Inside Ricky Martin’s Serene Los Angeles Home~~

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~~Published on Jan 9, 2018~~

Superstar singer Ricky Martin – who plays Antonio D’Amico on The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story – and his partner Jwan Yosef take Architectural Digest inside their LA home. Yosef’s artwork adorns most walls.

The couple shows AD their kitchen, family room, Martin’s Grammy collection, the sound-proof screening room, the massive hallway, interior patio, master bedroom, gigantic bedroom, zen-inspiring firepit, recording studio and art studio.

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Oprah Winfrey …. “🏆 2018 Golden Globes …. Full Backstage Speech 🏆 …. “!!


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~~January 8, 2017~~ 

TRUE, AUTHENTIC CLASS

OPRAH WINFREY

Coming from very humble beginnings, experiencing life initially from disadvantaged life lessons and reaching a pinnacle from where Oprah looks upon us with the same kindness, wisdom, knowledge, experience and empathy that she has always shown.

Oprah is THE role model.

Very well deserved lifetime achievement honor.

Here’s to plenty more years of OPRAH!!

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~~Oprah Winfrey~~

Full Backstage Speech

~~Published on Jan 7, 2018~~

Oprah Winfrey was honored with the Cecil B DeMillle Award at the 2018 Golden Globe Awards for her contributions to the entertainment industry.

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‘O Holy Night’ …. “✨ Brooke Simpson Sings …. My Favorite Christmas Song ✨ …. “!!


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~~December 24, 2017~~ 

AN OLD TIME FAVORITE

This has always been a soothing song for me.

It takes center stage during these holidays because the effects of Hurricane María in Puerto Rico have been devastating. Still, I’m sure, the Boricua spirit will be celebrating this very important season in our culture.

The song is unique.

It’s always touched my heart very deeply; very much so during this season.

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Brooke Simpson’s version of “O Holy Night” raised the bar for the other contestants in “The Voice”.

Accompanied by a choir providing musical bedrock to her dexterous, soulful wailing, she gave new strength to the Christmas carol, and her heart-rending deliver .

~SOURCE~

http://www.rollingstone.com

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~~”O Holy Night”~~

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~~Published on Dec 18, 2017~~

 The Voice Finale

Brooke Simpson sings “O Holy Night” during the Live Finale.

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Ashley Judd …. “✊🏽 Incredibly Fiery Speech at the Women’s March, Washington, DC ✊🏽 …. “!!


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~~December 7, 2017~~ 

NASTY WOMAN

~~WOMEN’S MARCH ON WASHINGTON~~

JANUARY 2017

The current climate in the nation isn’t healthy. Ugly spots and sores are coming out. Women are telling their stories of abuse, powerlessness, harassment, assault at the hands of men who have a position of power in their lives, careers and government. It’s all coming out and the results aren’t pretty.

I’m including the full scrip to make sure you don’t miss one word.

It’s perfect for this moment in time.

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“My name is Ashley Judd and I am a feminist.

And I want to say hello to Independence Avenue in the back, all the way down to 17th Street, and I bring you words from Nina Donovan, a 19-year-old in Middle, Tennessee.

She has given me the privilege of telling you what she has to say:

“I am a nasty woman. I’m as nasty as a man who looks like he bathes in Cheetos dust. A man whose words are a distract to America. Electoral college-sanctioned, hate-speech contaminating this national anthem. I’m not as nasty as Confederate flags being tattooed across my city. Maybe the South actually is going to rise again. Maybe for some it never really fell. Blacks are still in shackles and graves, just for being black. Slavery has been reinterpreted as the prison system in front of people who see melanin as animal skin. I am not as nasty as a swastika painted on a pride flag, and I didn’t know devils could be resurrected but I feel Hitler in these streets. A mustache traded for a toupee. Nazis renamed the Cabinet Electoral Conversion Therapy, the new gas chambers shaming the gay out of America, turning rainbows into suicide. I am not as nasty as racism, fraud, conflict of interest, homophobia, sexual assault, transphobia, white supremacy, misogyny, ignorance, white privilege … your daughter being your favorite sex symbol, like your wet dreams infused with your own genes.

Yeah, I’m a nasty woman – a loud, vulgar, proud woman.

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“I am not nasty like the combo of Trump and Pence being served up to me in my voting booths. I’m nasty like the battles my grandmothers fought to get me into that voting booth. I’m nasty like the fight for wage equality. Scarlett Johansson, why were the female actors paid less than half of what the male actors earned last year. See, even when we do go into higher paying jobs our wages are still cut with blades sharpened by testosterone. Why is the work of a black woman and a Hispanic woman worth only 63 and 54 cents of a white man’s privileged daughter? This is not a feminist myth.

This is inequality. So we are not here to be debunked. We are here to be respected. We are here to be nasty.

“I am nasty like my bloodstains on my bed sheets. We don’t actually choose if and when to have our periods. Believe me if we could some of us would. We do not like throwing away our favorite pairs of underpants. Tell me, why are pads and tampons still taxed when Viagra and Rogaine are not? Is your erection really more than protecting the sacred messy part of my womanhood? Is the bloodstain on my jeans more embarrassing than the thinning of your hair?

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“I know it is hard to look at your own entitlement and privilege. You may be afraid of the truth. I am unafraid to be honest. It may sound petty bringing up a few extra cents. It adds up to the pile of change I have yet to see in my country. I can’t see. My eyes are too busy praying to my feet hoping you don’t mistake eye contact for wanting physical contact. Half my life I have been zipping up my smile hoping you don’t think I want to unzip your jeans.

I am unafraid to be nasty because I am nasty like Susan, Elizabeth, Eleanor, Amelia, Rosa, Gloria, Condoleezza, Sonia, Malala, Michelle, Hillary!

“And our pussies ain’t for grabbing.

There for reminding you that our walls are stronger than America’s ever will be. Our pussies are for our pleasure. They are for birthing new generations of filthy, vulgar, nasty, proud, Christian, Muslim, Buddhist, Sikh, you name it, for new generations of nasty women. So if you a nasty woman, or you love one who is, let me hear you say, hell yeah.”

~SOURCE~

http://www.cosmopolitan.com

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Senate GOP Tax Bill …. “🇵🇷 Catastrophic for Puerto Rico 🇵🇷 …. ‘Intentional’? …. “!!


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~~December 3, 2017~~ 

IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT

~UNDER HARSH LIGHTS, ON LIVE TV~

I reviewed the article referenced below.

There are many sectors in the population that are going to be affected by this Draconian, monstrous, ‘sweeping overhaul’ passed in the American Senate.

At minimum, it was a covert, nonpartisan, unfair, poorly evaluated bill. It still has to go through several processes before it reaches the Buffoon’s desk for his signature.

As I read, I became more and more concerned but it reach the deepest part of my heart when I saw how Puerto Rico will be one of the many losers of this unprecedented ‘legislation’.

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~WASHINGTON POST~

Republicans in the Senate passed a sweeping overhaul of the U.S. tax code, on December 2, the largest change since Ronald Reagan’s presidency. The bill zipped through the process in a mere three weeks.

It’s still not a totally done deal though, as substantial differences between the House and Senate bills need to be ironed out before ‘so-called president Drumpf’ can sign the final piece of legislation into law.

But there’s little doubt this is a major victory for Drumpf.

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~Winners and losers in the Senate GOP tax bill~

A Running List

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2017/12/01/winners-and-losers-in-the-senate-gop-tax-bill-a-running-list/?utm_term=.4aa7c1eefb5e

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~PUERTO RICO~

The island that was devastated by Hurricane María this fall now might lose some of the few big businesses that remain on the island if the GOP tax bill gets enacted.

The reason is that Puerto Rico would no longer look so advantageous as a place to do business compared to the rest of the United States.

Puerto Rico’s governor is trying to push for the island to be deemed a “free trade zone,” but that was not included in the legislation released before passage.

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~CATASTROPHIC FOR PUERTO RICO~

Friday, December 2, was the day the U.S. banged the last nail on Puerto Rico’s coffin.
The consequences of the new tax reforms for the Island?

Puerto Rico will be treated like a foreign, not domestic for exportation purposes.
This means a 20% additional tariff, making Puerto Rico non competitive for businesses already established on the Island.
We are at risk of losing 60,000 direct jobs and 250,000 indirect jobs that serve these companies.
That in turn, wipes out $2,000 million dollars from the Island’s yearly tax revenue, used for roads, safety, education, etc., among other monies. It mostly affects manufacturers in towns on the Island, away from the metropolitan area, and who employ a high percentage of women, who are the sole breadwinners in the family unit, or as we label them, single mothers.

The domino effect this brings will leave many in abject poverty after being already devastated by hurricane Maria.

I personally would prefer my country getting back on it’s feet by establishing a robust economy, with decent salaries, using the incredible amount of well educated and talented people we have.

If the US takes no steps to take in consideration the opinions of local and stateside economists, it needs to prepare to accept a shitload of people who have a strong history of voting on the Island and will change the political color of government in many states. Florida is a great example. They expected 100,000 Puerto Ricans and at this moment 200,000 and counting have arrived. By the way, there are no airline tickets available till January.

It would be wise for Congress and the Senate to take this in consideration. People are having to leave their homeland and are not happy. Voting will be payback and it won’t be pretty.

I have tried to explain in very simplistic terms, it’s much more complicated and, like an iceberg, what lays under the surface is horrific.

Just sayin’ …

Jeannette P. 

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 The USA must remember that all the Puerto Ricans in America can and will vote and will not forget their families in the island. Puerto Rico is suffering a major humanitarian crisis, where there is no electricity or water in many towns. The ‘supposedly’ biggest power in the world, after 70+ days, hasn’t being able to restore electricity, water, fix roofs of those who have lost everything. Many people lost their houses and everything in it. Many have yet to see FEMA officials or gotten any help.

This is unacceptable and a disgrace!

After all this ‘no service delivery’ and lack of humanitarian help, what taxes are they expecting to get?

Olga Q.

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‘Yo Soy Puertorriqueño’ …. “🇵🇷 Plena Puertorriqueña con Manolo Ramos … colaboración con Olga Tañon 🇵🇷 …. “!!


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~~December 1, 2017~~ 

Plena Puertorriqueña

~MANOLO AND OLGA~

It’s December 1.

The holiday season has already started.

It will be a bittersweet celebration in Puerto Rico. Yet, the Boricua spirit will never be vanquished.

This is a new song, dropping at the perfect time, with the perfect message. The Puerto Rican people shows their strength and resilience during difficult times.

“Que rico es poder decir que yo soy Puertorriqueño, que rico es poder decir que yo soy Puertorriqueño, enamorao de mi tierra de mi cultura y mi pueblo … 

Sube esa bandera al son de una rica plena … “

#YoNoMeQuito

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The plena originated in Ponce, Puerto Rico around 1900

It was first heard in the neighborhood Barriada de la Torre, whose population consisted mostly of immigrants from St. Kitts, Tortola and St. Thomas, who had settled on the island since the late 1800’s. Originally, sung texts were not associated with the plena, which was rendered by guitar, accordion and pandero, but eventually, in 1907, singing was added.

Plena was often called the periodico cantado or “sung newspaper” for the lower classes because it spread messages among people, similar to the corridos in Mexico. The traditional center of plena was probably San Antón, a barrio of Ponce, although the black neighborhood of Loíza is also mentioned as the heartland for the genre. Its popularity peaked in the 1920’s.

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Letra y Música: Manolo Ramos

Publicadora: Warner Chap

Cuando me preguntan que donde fue que nací, se me hace un nudo en la garganta y les digo así, nací donde el cielo mostró su primera estrella fue jugo de tamarindo mezclao con parcha, china y quenepa …

De Puerto Rico, Lelolelolelola, Borinqueeeen!

Que rico es poder decir que yo soy puertorriqueño, que rico es poder decir que yo soy Puertorriqueño, enamorao de mi tierra de mi cultura y mi pueblo.

Si tu eres Boricua sientes igual que yo estoy sintiendo.

Le agradezco al cielo, porque fue en este lugar donde abrí mis ojos pa’ ver el sol y aprender amar rodeao de palmeras y el mas bello mar azul

Manolo

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~~Yo Soy Puertorriqueño~~

Manolo Ramos and Olga Tañón

~~Published on Nov 29, 2017~~

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