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The 3 Stages of Failure in Life and Work (And How to Fix Them)
Post Date: 2018-08-18 06:33:04 by Tatarewicz
Header Right The 3 Stages of Failure in Life and Work (And How to Fix Them) Decision Making One of the hardest things in life is to know when to keep going and when to move on. On the one hand, perseverance and grit are key to achieving success in any field. Anyone who masters their craft will face moments of doubt and somehow find the inner resolve to keep going. If you want to build a successful business or create a great marriage or learn a new skill then “sticking with it” is perhaps the most critical trait to possess. On the other hand, telling someone to never give up is terrible advice. Successful people give up all the time. If something is not ...

A Nice $97,271.45 Federal [Income Tax] Refund
Post Date: 2018-08-01 19:02:28 by AllTheKings'HorsesWontDoIt
A Nice $97,271.45 Federal [Income Tax] Refund With about $980.99 in interest for the agency delay while it tried to resist the claim... IT'S NOT NORMALLY MY PRACTICE to post single victories in a newsletter article. But I'm making an exception today to ensure that the very compelling victory below doesn't escape anyone's attention. Why compelling? Well, to begin with this refund is BIG. It's also from a filing which is both 4852 and 1099-rebuttal rich, and one that was especially heavily-vetted. This thing went through not only the usual gauntlet but also pre-issuance challenges to the amount of withholding claimed and to the claimants' identities. Then ...

No free sodas at McDonald's
Post Date: 2018-07-27 01:33:06 by hondo68
LMT News: Respect my momma!' Female McDonald's worker body-slams woman customer who threw a milkshake over her and hit her in the face with a tray in fight over free soda. This is a the shocking moment a McDonald's worker was filmed brutally beating a customer after she allegedly tried to fill up a water cup with free soda. The wild brawl was caught on video somewhere in the US, though the exact location and time are unknown. It was uploaded to Facebook with the caption: 'So this happened at McDonald’s... the lady asked for a water cup and supervisor shut down the soda machine because she wasn’t letting her get a free soda.' As the footage starts the ...

Trump pardon for Oregon ranchers who inspired refuge standoff
Post Date: 2018-07-10 13:22:24 by X-15
(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday pardoned Oregon cattle ranchers Dwight Hammond and his son after both were convicted on arson charges, sparking the 2016 occupation of a wildlife refuge, according to a White House statement. The Hammonds' case led to the armed 41-day occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, during which one occupier was shot dead by police. The takeover was the latest flare-up in a decades-old conflict over federal control of millions of acres of public land in the Western United States. Dwight Hammond, 76, and his son, Steven, 49, were convicted in 2012 for setting a fire that spread onto public grazing land. The two were initially ...

Education Watchdog Revokes License of Top Russian University
Post Date: 2018-06-22 08:39:48 by Tatarewicz
MoscowTimes... A state education watchdog has revoked the accreditation of a prestigious Russian private university in what critics fear could further erode independent education in the country. Founded in 1995 as a project to bring British and Russian education models together, the Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences, also known as Shaninka, reportedly boasts some of Russia’s highest-earning graduates and is highly competitive among management students. It’s the second privately-run university to face high-profile censure by education authorities in the last two years. Read More A Billionaire Is Trying to Ignite a Revolution in Russian Education Russia’s ...

The Inevitable Death of Gun Control: Cody Wilson and the Future of Untraceable Homemade Firearms
Post Date: 2018-06-20 13:58:35 by X-15

Billboard tells liberals: Keep driving 'until you have left our great state of Texas'
Post Date: 2018-06-20 12:40:12 by X-15
"Howdy, y'all," is the folksy, welcoming greeting that has made Texas known for a relaxed, down-home charm over the years. But that's not the message motorists are getting from a billboard causing a stir on social media. "Liberals," the billboard reads. "Please continue on I-40 until you have left our GREAT STATE OF TEXAS." The billboard is owned by Burkett Outdoor Advertising. It is visible to eastbound drivers on Interstate 40 outside the small Panhandle town of Vega, which is about 30 miles west of Amarillo. Texas is one of the most politically conservative states in the U.S. Texas has had two Republican U.S. senators since 1993, and voters ...

Putin proposes special status for Donbass republics within Ukraine
Post Date: 2018-06-07 01:36:42 by Tatarewicz
RT... Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that, in order to stop internal conflict in Ukraine, Kiev authorities could grant special status with broader powers to the republics of Donbass, just as Russia had done with Chechnya. In an extensive interview to the Austrian TV channel ORF, the full transcript of which was published on the Kremlin web-site on Tuesday, Putin said that “Russia had to make a very complicated decision and grant the Chechen Republic and many other federation subjects such status that gave them a great degree of independence within the Russian Federation.” Read more A light truck destroyed by a shooting in Dokuchayevsk, Donetsk Region © Sergey ...

Karl Marx, the Soviet Union’s Godfather, Is ‘All But Forgotten’ in Russia
Post Date: 2018-05-06 05:02:34 by Tatarewicz
MoscowTimes... Two hundred years after Karl Marx was born, a country he never visited is marked with reminders of his legacy. Russia’s most popular social network Vkontakte lists hundreds of people named after the German political economist. In addition to the 1,390 streets throughout the country that bear his name, there is a town called Marx on the Volga River. But nearly 27 years after the fall of the Soviet Union, one of the 19th century’s most influential thinkers has become an afterthought in the first country to implement his ideas as a political system. Leading up to the May 5 anniversary, Russian authorities chose not the mark the occasion at all. “The official ...

Going to university is more important than ever for young people But the financial returns are falling
Post Date: 2018-02-06 07:53:31 by Tatarewicz
Economist...IN A classroom in Seoul a throng of teenagers sit hunched over their desks. In total silence, they flick through a past exam paper. Stacks of brightly coloured textbooks are close to hand. Study begins at 8am and ends at 4.30pm, but some will not go home until 10pm. Like hundreds of thousands of South Koreans, they are preparing for the suneung, the multiple-choice test that will largely determine whether they go to a good university or a bad one, or to university at all. Over the course of a single generation in South Korea, degrees have become close to ubiquitous. Seventy per cent of pupils who graduate from the country’s secondary schools now go straight to university, ...

Mao and Again
Post Date: 2018-01-04 09:37:00 by Ada
It is becoming a cliché that America is undergoing its own version of Chairman Mao’s Cultural Revolution. Obama’s 2012 reelection strategy unleashed energies reminiscent of those that plagued China from 1966 through Mao’s death in 1976. The most obvious example is the current urge to topple statues of past American heroes, which is reminiscent of the countless attacks on Chinese cultural sites by youthful Red Guards, such as the ransacking of Confucius’ tomb in 1966. The Cultural Revolution was largely perpetrated by young people told to feel oppressed by their country’s past. Social justice could be achieved only by the destruction of the weight of ...

UK Labour leader receives peace prize amid media silence
Post Date: 2017-12-11 05:44:56 by Tatarewicz
PressTV... UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has been awarded an international peace prize for his anti-war efforts, an event that was largely ignored by major British and international media. Corbyn received the prestigious Sean MacBride Peace Prize for his “sustained and powerful political work for disarmament and peace” on Friday, after a powerful speech at the UN office in Geneva. “As an active member, vice-chair and now vice-president of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament in the UK he (Corbyn) has for many years worked to further the political message of nuclear disarmament,” read a press release from the International Peace Bureau. Pointing to Corbyn’s ...

The Second Battle of the Alamo (Texas Land Commissioner George P. BUSH, son of JEB Bush, must be eliminated!)
Post Date: 2017-11-22 17:03:07 by X-15
A second Texas Revolution is currently brewing in the Lone Star State. This all comes as a result of a seemingly laudable plan promoted to and passed by the state's legislature some four years ago. The plan involved the rebuilding and improvement of the state's most iconic shrine—the Alamo. The plan as promoted and approved would have rebuilt certain historic structures present at the time of the 1836 battle, as well as give visitors there a better and more complete understanding of the physical environment existing at the time of the conflict.  Consequent to the plan's passage, Texas General Land Office Commissioner George P. Bush, whose office is now in charge of ...

How to Talk to Your Teen About Colluding With Russia
Post Date: 2017-10-11 07:28:52 by Ada
Here are a few tips for engaging in a healthy conversation with your teen about the hazards of colluding with Russia: Even the best-behaved teen is likely to encounter a situation where he or she is tempted to collude with Russia. Unfortunately for parents, a teen’s natural tendency to test the limits of independence can often manifest itself in his or her exchanging sensitive information with Russian emissaries for material or other rewards. If not constructively addressed during adolescence, colluding with Russia can have much more serious consequences in adulthood. Here are a few tips for engaging in a healthy conversation with your teen about the hazards of colluding with ...

The U.S. Constitution Talking Blues
Post Date: 2017-09-17 13:35:00 by GreyLmist
Published on Sep 1, 2017 by Rio Salado CC [less than 3 minutes] This awesome music video features Rio Salado Library Assistant Christopher Orf performing a song he wrote in honor of Constitution Day [September 17]-- and to inspire you to read and think about how the Constitution affects your life.

Petition update Important warning about phthalates
Post Date: 2017-09-07 20:17:43 by BTP Holdings
Petition update Important warning about phthalates Chris and The Coalition for Safer Food Processing & Packaging Sep 6, 2017 — Wow, our petition has over 26,000 signatures! THANK YOU so much for joining our campaign to #KleanUpKraft. We wanted to share with you this important warning about the dangers of phthalates from Dr. Philip Landrigan, an expert epidemiologist and pediatrician at Mount Sinai. "In the last three years, seven published studies have found that early-life exposures to phthalates are linked to lower intelligence, memory problems, attention deficit disorder, aggression, impulsivity and other behavioral problems in children," Dr. Landrigan writes. ...

Petition to declare George Soros ‘terrorist’ and seize his assets gains 70k signatures
Post Date: 2017-09-01 06:52:11 by Tatarewicz
RT... In less than a fortnight, more than 70,000 people have signed a petition accusing billionaire investor George Soros of sedition against the US and demanding that he and his affiliates be declared “domestic terrorists” and that his assets be seized. The petition was initially launched on August 20 by “E.B.” on the White House petitions website and has gained more than 70,500 signatures as of Friday morning. If it reaches the threshold of 100,000 signatures before September 19, the White House will have to provide a formal response. READ MORE: Soros 'mafia state' speech a declaration of war – Hungarian PM Orban The creators of the petition on the ...

Did anyone get a screenshot of the Charlottesville "Actors and Photographers wanted" Craigslist ad?
Post Date: 2017-08-15 15:51:12 by spirit
It is no longer up on CL.

Roger Elvick The Lost Tapes
Post Date: 2017-07-22 19:52:56 by BTP Holdings
Poster Comment:Roger Elvick was full of it when I talk to him about 15 years ago when I live in Lebanon. You cannot use an "Assignment of Account" to buy a pickup truck. And you cannot take the other party into "involuntary bankruptcy". You can only use the "Assignment" to discharge "pay" taxes or court fines. That is the way Howard G. taught it, and that is the way it really works.

‘Intense Russophobia’: US activist advises companies not to insure Russian ambassador’s life
Post Date: 2017-07-11 05:41:19 by Tatarewicz
RT... An odd tweet from an American LGBT and women’s rights activist that warned Russian insurance companies not to cover the life of Russia’s US ambassador has prompted a robust response from the spokeswoman for the Russian Foreign Ministry. In a Facebook post, Maria Zakharova said the tweet showed “the intensity of Russophobia that has overwhelmed the United States.” “I do not even hope that Amy will ever learn about who Sergey Kislyak is and how much he personally has done to save Russian-American relations when the Obama administration announced its isolation crusade against Russia,” the spokeswoman noted. Word to the wise for Russian insurance ...

The Danger of Obedience: Fake Police Crime Spree
Post Date: 2017-07-01 20:54:46 by hondo68
The police do not care about keeping you safe. If they did, they wouldn’t put innocent people in danger every day by driving unmarked cars, behaving unprofessionally, and performing no-knock raids. All these things make it quite easy to impersonate an officer in order to commit a crime. People know their lives are literally in jeopardy if they disobey even the most minor order from a police officer. Innocent people are no exception, and simply questioning an officer, or asserting one’s rights has gotten people beaten, arrested, and even killed. Because of this environment created by an overbearing oppressive police state, a perfect opportunity has opened up for criminals to ...

More than 10,000 Chilean students learn Chinese language
Post Date: 2017-07-01 07:35:49 by Tatarewicz
Xinhua SANTIAGO, June 28 -- Since learning Mandarin became possible in Chile 12 years ago, more than 10,000 students have been introduced to the Chinese language, local daily El Mercurio reported on Wednesday. The Chinese language is taught at 16 city-run schools in five regions of the country these days, half of them in the southern region of Biobio, due to "a regional initiative to get closer to China," Karina Pina from the Education Ministry told the daily. Apart from learning a language that many believe will be in increasing demand as China becomes a leading global power, studying Chinese has the added benefit of increasing students' cognitive and artistic skills in ...

Texas gun-owners action alert! Constitutional carry gun law at stake this session!!
Post Date: 2017-05-09 12:16:46 by X-15
HB1911 (House Bill 1911) would put Texas in the group of 13 states that already have constitutional gun carry laws: Vermont, Montana, Alaska, Arizona, Wyoming, Arkansas, Kansas, West Virginia, Idaho, Mississippi, Missouri (2017), New Hampshire (2017), and North Dakota (2017). Rep. Todd Hunter (NRA 'A' grade) heads the Calendars Committee where HB1911 is bottled-up today. His office: 512-463-0490 Today is the last day for the Calendars Committee to release the bill to be voted on this session. Remember, Texas legislature only meets every two years. SB16 has already passed this session and is headed to Governor Abbott's desk to be signed into law. Concealed carry license will ...

Remembering Lynne Stewart
Post Date: 2017-03-09 08:48:00 by Stephen Lendman
Remembering Lynne Stewart by Stephen Lendman On Wednesday evening, humanity lost redoubtable civil rights lawyer Lynne Stewart. Cancer and complications from a massive stroke days days earlier, followed by mini-strokes, took her at age 77. I and many others who knew and loved her mourn her passing. She now belongs to the ages. I first met Lynne at a National Lawyers Guild gathering in Chicago to honor her dedicated human and civil rights work. I was the only non-lawyer there. I spotted her instantly when she arrived, spoke to her briefly, thanked her for extraordinary work, embraced her, then entered an area where others were seated. Everyone stood and applauded, including some notable ...

US Soldiers Pose For Regrettable Photograph — This Time on Russia’s Border
Post Date: 2017-02-12 01:37:26 by Tatarewicz
RI... American soldiers love to flaunt their stuff. Whether they're posing next to a pyramid made of naked detainees, or just hanging out with their favorite Waffen SS flag, everyone knows that wherever U.S. soldiers go, embarrassing photographs are sure to follow. And now that U.S. soldiers are congregating on Russia's borders, it was just a matter of time before they took a picture of themselves doing something regrettable. Well, here they are, enjoying Estonia's border with Russia, just like the brainwashed meatheads that came before them: The Russian fortress they're standing behind is Ivangorod. The medieval castle was used by the Nazis during World War II as a POW ...

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