IOTD …. “😕 Images of the Day, Special yet Sad Edition …. Fearless Girl …. #FearfulGirl 😕 …. “!!


~~November 5, 2018~~ 

Father of Parkland Shooting Victim Puts Bulletproof Vest on Fearless Girl Statue to Protest Mass Shootings

~~Change The Ref Twitter Feed~~

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

https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/Father-of-Parkland-Shooting-Victim-Puts-Bulletproof-Vest-499425561.html?cid=sm_npd_ms_fb_lw

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#IOTD #ImageOfTheDay #VerySpecialEdition #DearBloggerFriend #HerOwnWords #Concept #Serious #ManuelOliver #SonJoaquinOliver #FebruaryShooting #MarjoryStonemanDouglasHighSchool #ParklandFlorida #Special #SadEdition #FearlessGirl #FearfulGirl

#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #HortyRex #hrexach

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~Change The Ref Facebook Page~

https://www.facebook.com/ChangeTheRef/

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‘Miracle on the Hudson’ Pilot, Captain Chesley Sullenberger III …. “✈️🇺🇸 The Fabric of our Nation is Under Attack 🇺🇸✈️ …. “!!


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~~November 3, 2018~~ 

VOTE AGAINST GOP CONTROL

~WE CANNOT WAIT FOR ANYONE TO SAVE US~

Capt. Chesley Sullenberger

MAY DAY, MAY DAY, MAY DAY!

I was always impressed by this American human being.

I didn’t know much about him until the ‘miracle in the Hudson’ happened.

For sure, I watched the movie.

Yet, last night, as I watched  him on ‘The Last Word‘, I learned to admire, respect even more and totally agree with him.

His gravitas is impressive.

Take a look!

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~The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell~

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The pilot who orchestrated a dramatic plane landing in the Hudson River nearly 10 years ago encouraged Americans to vote in next week’s midterm elections in a Washington Post op-ed published Monday, October 29, writing that “we cannot wait for someone to save us.”
“The fabric of our nation is under attack, while shame – a timeless beacon of right and wrong – seems dead,” Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, whose “Miracle on the Hudson” landing in 2009 spared the lives of all 155 passengers aboard, writes.

“This is not the America I know and love.

We’re better than this.”

The op-ed comes toward the close of a wrenching political season marked by divisive language, conspiracy theories and race-baiting attacks, from Drumpf to local leaders.

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“We cannot wait for someone to save us.

We must do it ourselves.

This Election Day is a crucial opportunity to again demonstrate the best in each of us by doing our duty and voting for leaders who are committed to the values that will unite and protect us,” Sullenberger writes nearly a week before next week’s elections.

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Following the 2009 landing, Sullenberger says that he realized his fame had given him “a greater voice.”

“I knew I could not walk away but had an obligation to use this bully pulpit for good and as an advocate for the safety of the traveling public,” he writes.

“I feel that I now have yet another mission, as a defender of our democracy.”

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 Chesley B. ‘Sully’ Sullenberger III

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

https://www.cnn.com/2018/10/30/politics/chesley-sullenberger-washington-post-op-ed/index.html

~WASHINGTON POST FULL OP-ED~

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/we-saved-155-lives-on-the-hudson-now-lets-vote-for-leaders-wholl-protect-us-all/2018/10/29/554fd0e6-d87c-11e8-a10f-b51546b10756_story.html?utm_term=.4bb6b8cb6ea5

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~~Capt. Sullenberger: Vote Against GOP Control~~

The Last Word

~~Published on Nov 3, 2018~~

Capt. Sully Sullenberger has a message for the American people: “everyone, everywhere must vote.”

Capt. Sully urges voters to save our democracy from a President that is not capable or willing to change.

~MSNBC~

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#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #HortyRex #hrexachwordpress

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A Picture Says a Thousand Words …. “🤨 This One, a cartoon, screams, #85 …. The Mighty and The Walking Migrants 🤨 …. David and Goliath? …. “!!


WE DON’T NEED ANY WORDS, DO WE?

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‘Why Oprah Votes’ …. “🤨 OPRAH WINFREY AND STACEY ABRAMS …. The Perfect Combo 🤨 …. “!!


Oprah Winfrey Campaigns With Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Stacey Abrams

~~November 2, 2018~~ 

OPRAH WINFREY AND STACEY ABRAMS

Oprah Winfrey campaigns with Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams

What a magnificent sight!!

I’ve been closely following Stacey’s gubernatorial run in Georgia and know all about the devious, cheating ways of Brian Kemp.

There’s a huge disenfranchisement of African-American voters at the hands of the Secretary of state who, at the same time, is running for governor.

Tad hypocritical, tad conflict of interests, you think?

Anyway, Oprah’s on the way!!

Here’s so hoping that this takes Stacey over the top!!

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Oprah Winfrey has lent her star power to Stacey Abrams, the Georgia Democrat aiming to become America’s first black female governor in the midterm elections next week.

“I am here today because Stacey Abrams cares about the things that matter,” Winfrey told a cheering crowd at a Cobb County town hall, citing Abrams’ stance on environmental protection, healthcare and gun control.

Winfrey, who said she is a registered independent, has long championed Democratic Party causes and some fans earlier this year tried to encourage her to run against Drumpf in 2020.

She has said she does not want to run.

“I’m here today because of the men and because of the women who were lynched, who were humiliated, who were discriminated against, who were suppressed, who were repressed and oppressed … I refuse to let their sacrifices be in vain,” she told the audience, to cheers.

Abrams’ Republican rival, Brian Kemp, serves as Georgia secretary of state, a role in which he oversees state elections. Earlier this month, a coalition of state civil rights groups sued Kemp, accusing him of trying to depress minority voter turnout to improve his chances of winning.

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

https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2018/nov/01/oprah-winfrey-stacey-abrams-georgia-campaign-town-hall-midterm-election

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~TAKEAWAYS~

 She came to Georgia because she chose to, not because anyone paid her

 She doesn’t plan on running for president

Voting is extremely important to her

‘For anybody here who has an ancestor who didn’t have the right to vote and you are choosing not to vote, wherever you are in this state, in this country, you are dishonoring your family, you are disrespecting and disregarding their legacy, their suffering and their dreams when you don’t vote,” Winfrey said, adding that the right to vote is like “the crown that we all get to wear.”

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~~Why Oprah votes … and Wants You To~~

~~Published on Nov 1, 2018~~

Oprah Winfrey campaigns with Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams in Marietta, Georgia.

#CNN #News

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#WeAlllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #HortyRex #hrexachwordpress

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Oprah Winfrey campaigns with Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams

~~Published November 1, 2018~~

Oprah Winfrey is joining the campaign trail canvassing for Democrat Stacey Abrams in the Georgia gubernatorial election. Abrams is locked in a tight race with Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp.

NBC News

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One Year Ago Today …. “🇵🇷🌴 I posted This on Facebook …. After Hurricane María 🌴🇵🇷 …. “!!


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~~October 22, 2019~~ 

ONE YEAR AGO TODAY 

~FACEBOOK MEMORIES~

🇵🇷💞🇵🇷 … ONE YEAR AGO TODAY … I POSTED THIS!! 🇵🇷💞🇵🇷

Hi! My name is Horty Rexach.

I am Puerto Rican and I grew up in an island (according to the president of the US Virgin Islands) in the middle of the ocean.

Surrounded by water. Big water.

A lot of water!

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Oh! … and we ARE American citizens, not by choice but rather by imposition.

We have been American citizens since 1917 because there was no other option.
My people have served in the might U.S. of A. military forces since 1917.

Yep, citizenship was imposed in the beginning of World War One. 

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We speak both English and Spanish.

The Puerto Rican people receive $22.5 million dollars in social help as well as subsidies from the American government.

However, we produce around $77 million dollars toward the economy of the mighty U.S. of A.

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Why do we have two last names?

No Puerto Rican woman loses her last name when she marries because we don’t want to forget our very own mothers.

We are an archipelago (because we are not only a small island – we have Culebra, Vieques, Isla de Mona and several others).

The geography of Puerto Rico consists of an archipelago located between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east of the Dominican Republic and west of the Virgin Islands.

The main island of Puerto Rico is the smallest and most eastern of the Greater Antilles.

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Our small archipielago, surrounded by big water, provides more members to the military forces per capita than ANY other state of the Union!!

Our Island has produced astronauts, NASA engineers, scientists, a Judge in the US Supreme Court, a recipient of a Medal of Honor, 5 Miss Universe crowns, the Borinqueneers (65th Infantry Division – google this one), Oscar and Grammy recipients, athletes, actors of world fame and many more distinguished citizens who call our beautiful Island HOME.

We are a beautiful and interesting mix of Spanish (European), African and Taíno blood. This mix gives us an incredible drive to survive.

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Nothing Breaks our Boricua Spirit

NOTHING!!

We do not fit in any BOX. 

Biologist says Puerto Rican women possess the ideal genotype of the ‘Perfect‘ human via DNA ancestry.

It is a fact that this genetic composition represents the human race because of its wide heritage of races.
#PuertoRicoStrong … 🇵🇷 … ¡Weeepa!

I am Puerto Rican and I’m damn proud of it!!

🌴🌞🇵🇷 🌴🌴 🇵🇷🌴🌴🇵🇷🌞🌴

 #PuertoRico #HurricaneMaria #OneYearAgoToday #PostedOnFacebook #FacebookMemory #AfterHurricaneMaria #BoricuaSpirit #PuertoRican #NotPerfect #NearlyTheSameThing #MostRecentTattoo 

#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #HortyRex #hrexach

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‘I’ll Never Love Again’ …. “💫 A Star is Born …. Bradley Cooper and Stephani Germanotta 💫 …. “!!


~~October 22, 2018~~ 

‘A STAR IS BORN’

~RELEASE OF I’LL NEVER LOVE AGAIN~

Both Bradley and Lady Gaga performed impeccably.

The movie ends with this song.

I don’t want to give  the end away but her ‘husband’ in the movie wrote this song for her, Ally.

Fully recommend it!

This song is simply incredible.

The story around it is worth watching the film.

HortyRex©

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~~Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper release ‘I’ll Never Love Again’ music video~~

I’ll Never Love Again” was one of the numbers they most wanted to keep in check until audiences had a chance to experience it in theaters.

The song appears in the last scene of the movie, and without giving too much away for those who have yet to see it, it is performed in two different interlocking settings, both by Cooper and Gaga together at a piano and by Gaga alone on stage. 

Cooper and Gaga famously sang all of their parts live during the making of the film, something Cooper insisted on, and “I’ll Never Love Again” is no exception.

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

https://www.aol.com/article/entertainment/2018/10/21/lady-gaga-and-bradley-cooper-release-ill-never-love-again-music-video/23566313/

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~~I’ll Never Love Again~~

Lady Gaga – Bradley Cooper

~~Published on Oct 5, 2018~~

Khen Labadan Lago Channel
Listen to brand new music from Bradley Cooper & Lady Gaga from the ‘A Star Is Born’ Soundtrack:

http://smarturl.it/ASIBSoundtrack

~Music Video~
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#IllNeverLoveAgain #AStarIsBorn #BradleyCooper #StephanieGermanotta #LadyGaga #OriginalMusic #FourthVersion #GreatMovie #TouchingSong #CrownEnding #KhenLabadanLagoChannel

#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #hrexachwordpress

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A Star Is Born Twitter Feed

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Puerto Ricans Don’t Live in Another Country …. “🇵🇷 We Live in America and We Vote 🇵🇷 …. “!!


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~~October 20, 2018~~ 

WE LIVE IN AMERICA

~POST HURRICANE MARIA~

As of today, midterm elections in the USA are 17 days off.

Many Puerto Ricans moved to the mainland after Hurricane María devastated the island.

Guess what?

As American citizens, Puerto Ricans have the right to vote in elections in the mainland.

I’m sure many won’t forget about the weak response to the devastation.

I, for one, can’t get the image of Drumpf throwing paper towels to those gathered the see him, expecting … what?

I vote!

I will never forget, I will never forgive! 

HortyRex©

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Puerto Ricans don’t live in another country.

We live in America.

Rosie Perez and  Rita Moreno

Made in partnership with Voz Boricua.

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~~attn Facebook Video~~

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#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #HortyRex #hrexach

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IOTD …. “😪 Images of the Day, Very Special, Sad Edition …. Who was Jamal Khashoggi? 😪 …. “!!


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~~October 20, 2018~~ 

JAMAL KHASHOGGI

~I SIMPLY HAVE NO WORDS~

This incident seems to have shaken the foundation of the world. It has also shaken the hearts of many.

Except for Saudi Arabia and the illegitimate leader of America.

So noted!

HortyRex©

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He was a prominent journalist who has covered major stories, including the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan and the rise of Osama Bin Laden, for various Saudi news organizations.

For decades, Mr. Khashoggi had been close to the Saudi royal family and he also served as an adviser to the government.

But he fell out of favor and went into self-imposed exile in the US last year. From there, he has written a monthly column in the Washington Post in which he has criticized the policies of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

In his first column for the newspaper, Mr Khashoggi said that he feared being arrested in an apparent crackdown on dissent overseen by the prince since he became first in line to succeed his father King Salman earlier that year.

“The people being arrested are not even being dissidents, they just have an independent mind,” he told the BBC’s Newshour program just three days before he disappeared.

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He first visited the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on 28 September to obtain a document certifying that he had divorced his ex-wife, so that he could marry his Turkish fiancée.

But he was told he would have to return and arranged to come back on the 2 October.

“He did not mind walking into the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul because he did not believe that something bad could happen on Turkish soil,”

his fiancée, Hatice Cengiz, wrote in the Washington Post.

“Jamal was hardly concerned ahead of his second visit.”

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

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-45812399

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#IOTD #ImageOfTheDay #VerySpecial #SadEdition #WhoWas #JamalKhashoggi #ProminentJournalist #CoveredMajorStories #SovietInvasionAfghanistan #Rise #OsamaBinLaden #SaudiNewsOrganizations #WashingtonPost #CrownPrince #Mohammed bin Salman #Kidnapped #Tortured #Dismembered #ScaterredRemains #KingSalman #ResInEternalPeace

#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #HortyRex #hrexach

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A Picture Says a Thousand Words …. “🤨 This One, a cartoon, screams, #82 …. What’s the Difference, really? 🤨 …. “!!


~~October 19, 2018~~ 

BARBARIC DEATH CULT VERSUS FRIEND AND ALLY

I think my eyes had never been more open

The blind faith I had in the goodness of the Western power has been slowly fading away. This is but one more chip away at the foundation of that idea.

There’s no way that this difference can be justified.

“We” aren’t any better than “them”!

HortyRex©

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#PictureSaysThousandWords #ThisOneScreams #82 #Cartoon #SaudiArabia #CrownPrince #MBS #WashingtonPostContributor #JamalKhashoggi #SaudiRegime #SaudiArabia #DrumpfAdministration #CrownPrinceMohammedBinSalman #MBS #ISIS #BarbaricDeathCult #FriendAndAlly

#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #HortyRex #hrexachwordpress

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