Ordinary Men, Extraordinary Role Models

Submitted by: Ryan Letterman

Media today is constantly bombarding our children with images and messages of how they should act and how they should dress. Even Disney shows like Hannah Montana that we assume would be fine for our children to watch, portray a girl that has a hard time hearing the word no and often dresses much older than her age would warrant. While they do try to put a lesson of some kind in these TV shows, it still sends our children the message that they should look or act like the TV star.

Kids today need someone they can look up to, someone who can set a real example for them. While TV stars may be more popular, and are certainly in the news and tabloids more, they often are not the best examples for our kids. Our kids need to be introduced to ordinary everyday heroes like firefighters and police officers as people to look up to.

Police officers and firefighters are just ordinary people, but to anyone who has used their services whether voluntarily or not, will tell you different. To these people, they are heroes. They have dedicated years of their lives to keeping us safe no matter where in the country we live. There efforts have made a huge difference in the lives of many of us.

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Several officers and firefighters upon leaving the force will look for ways to continue to serve the public, public service is in their blood and they don t want to give it up even though they are no longer part of the force. One outlet for their skills where some choose to use their training and experience is to produce emergency vehicles for the government. Such vehicles include trailers used by FEMA, SWAT vehicles, mobile crime labs and many other vehicle types.

While a life spent working on the police force or fire station can be a career and life well spent for many, the step to create emergency vehicles takes a life well spent a step even further. Activities such as this are more than enough to classify any one of these men and women as a home town hero. There are others who can classify themselves as heroes for very different reasons.

The charitable giving that so many of these individuals have done over the years can without a doubt make a difference in many lives. They support children in Africa, charities in their own communities, and many children s care and research centers. They may not be able to cure cancer or provide everything someone might need, but they give what they can and encourage everyone they know to do the same.

A good role model doesn t have to be someone you see on TV every other day or who is constantly in the tabloids. In fact, as police officers and firefighters have shown us, sometimes it is the ordinary people who make the best role models. Role models for our kids should simply be someone who does their best and gives their all every day, and that s what these ordinary everyday heroes do.

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US president Donald Trump’s impeachment trial moves to question phase

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Today, United States Senators submitted written questions to managers from the House for use in the ongoing trial for the impeachment of the sitting president, Donald J. Trump.

The two major U.S. political parties, Democrats and Republicans, have agreed to take turns asking questions today, and tomorrow too if necessary. Written questions will be organized, formatted, and handed to Chief Justice of the Supreme Court John Roberts to read aloud. Each team, the prosecution and defense, will have five minutes each to answer each question, as in the impeachment trial of Bill Clinton in 1999.

In the United States, impeachment hearings are not structured in the same way as criminal trials. First, House managers made a case to the Senate for why President Trump should be removed from office and, last week, Trump’s own legal team made their case for why he should not, but neither side called or cross-examined witnesses. On Friday, after the question and answer section, the Senate is scheduled to vote on whether to allow witnesses to testify and documents to be subpoenaed.

Donald Trump is accused of misusing his power as President in an attempt to manipulate the upcoming 2020 presidential election. Specifically, there are recorded phone conversations in which he appears to withhold promised military aid from Ukraine until they agree to hold a public investigation of Hunter Biden. Biden’s father, former Vice President Joe Biden, was at the time a front runner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination and considered likely to be Trump’s opponent in 2020.

If the Senate votes to impeach Trump, he would be removed from office and has the option of barring him from holding office again. Impeachment does not automatically incur any other punishment. Two thirds of the hundred-person Senate must vote to impeach or else the president remains in office. The U.S. Constitution says a president can be impeached for “treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors.”

While two previous U.S. Presidents have been impeached, Bill Clinton and Andrew Johnson, none have ever been removed from office. President Richard Nixon resigned before impeachment began.

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By investing hard work and quality in our services, we have attained fame and respect in the machine hiring and construction industry. We believe in on-service delivery. To achieve this, we provide our clients a flexible timing of operations, good operating and maintenance staff as well as a good quantity of spares in stock, round the clock.

Our client list is replete with eminent power plants, cement and mining companies as well as municipal corporations across the country.

We are masters in working with one of the most difficult machines in the field of construction: Bulldozers

We own the biggest fleet of bulldozers in India with more than 35 machines working in the most inhospitable terrains. From the deserts of Rajasthan at temperatures above 50 degrees to sub-zero temperatures in the mountains of J&K, our machines have proved their mettle across industries, be it Solid waste landfills, dry ash dams, stone mining or coal power plants, our round the clock impeccable service has made us the most sought after bulldozer service provider in the industry.

Bulldozer is one of the common and widely used construction equipment. They are heavy, tracked vehicles with a large, metal plate ” a blade ” in front, capable of pushing material, such as dirt, sand, snow or debris, or even breaking through walls or other obstacles on demolition projects.

Bulldozers are used in coal mines, solid waste management, coal ash, levelling of earth and other allied jobs, in grading process and are often used to smooth and pack dirt at construction sites, or during the early stages of road constructions or parking lots.

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Dutch footballer Kuyt to hang up his boots

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Dirk Kuyt, Dutch footballer and captain of Dutch football club Feyenoord, on Wednesday announced retirement from football.

The 36-year-old forward said, “To me this feels like the right time to retire. I have had two fantastic years here since returning to Feyenoord, with this season’s title as the absolute pinnacle. I had the dream of winning trophies and becoming a champion with Feyenoord. All my dreams have come true.” ((nl))Dutch language: ?Voor mij voelt dit als het juiste moment om te stoppen. Na mijn terugkeer naar Feyenoord heb ik hier twee fantastische jaren gehad, met de landstitel van dit seizoen als absoluut hoogtepunt. Ik kwam terug om prijzen te winnen en kampioen te worden met Feyenoord. Al mijn dromen zijn verwezenlijkt. On Sunday, Kuyt scored a hat trick as Feyenoord won their first Dutch League title Eredivisie since 1999.

On Sunday, Kuyt scored a hat-trick as Feyenoord won their first Dutch league title Eredivisie since 1999. Kuyt’s nineteen-year footballing career started at FC Utrecht. He won one KNVB Cup (Dutch Cup) with them. Kuyt moved to Feyenoord Rotterdam in 2003 after five seasons at Utrecht. He was top-scorer of the club in all three season at the Rotterdam club.

The Dutchman joined English club Liverpool F.C. in 2006. Six seasons with the Merseyside club, Kuyt netted 71 goals in 285 appearances. In 2012, he won the English Cup, his only trophy with the Reds. In his debut season for Liverpool, Kuyt won the silver medal in the UEFA Champions League, losing to Italian giants A.C. Milan.

Kuyt spent three seasons with Turkish club Fenerbahçe winning the Süper Lig (Turkish league title), Turkish Cup and Turkish Super Cup before moving to Feyenoord. He won a KNVB Cup and Eredivisie in two seasons in his second spell at the club. He scored twelve league goals this season.

Kuyt has 104 international caps and has the sixth most caps for Oranje. He has scored 24 goals in the Dutch colours. Kuyt featured in three FIFA World Cups, finishing second in 2010’s World Cup in South Africa and third in 2014’s World Cup in Brazil. Kuyt is to take a sports management training programme. Feyenoord’s techincal director Martic van Geel is to tutor him. van Geel said, “I will tutor Dirk and I could easily imagine him taking over from me in due course.”

DaimlerChrysler plans to cut 13,000 jobs

Wednesday, February 14, 2007

International car company DaimlerChrysler announced today it would cut 13,000 jobs in North America. It could part ways with the loss-making business.

It also plans to cut two Chrysler plants in an attempt to make Chrysler business profitable by 2008.

About 9,000 production jobs will be cut in the U.S., 2,000 production jobs in Canada, and 2,000 salaried jobs.

“It’s hard to say if it’s enough … but the stock is reacting nicely, which is further verification that this is a favorable restructuring move and a much-needed one at Chrysler,” said chief investment officer at Solaris Asset Management, Tim Ghriskey.

Following some speculation that the companies Daimler-Benz (Mercedes-Benz) and Chrysler, which merged together in 1998 to make DaimlerChrysler, would split, chairman Dieter Zetsche denied allegations.

“We do not exclude any option in order to find the best solution for both the Chrysler Group and DaimlerChrysler.”

What You Need To Know About Panic Attacks And Hyperthyroidism?

By Yap Kc

Even the most emotionally stoic individuals can get nervous after they experience symptoms resulting from certain medical conditions.

Hyperthyroidism is one such condition that can easily lead to a panic like state. It is basically an overactive thyroid gland. The thyroid gland is found in the lower part of the neck. The hormone that controls the thyroid gland is produced in the pituitary gland. In hyperthyroidism, this control malfunctions and the thyroid gland, which is charged with the production of the hormone thyroxine, goes into overdrive and starts producing too much of it. When there is excessive thyroxine in the human body it causes a general increase in the rate at which chemical reactions take place inside. When this happens, physical symptoms like shaking, anxiety, palpitations, breathlessness, and perspiration will occur. It is quite normal for the patients to feel that they are experiencing a panic attack.

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There are other symptoms that make it quite easy to diagnose hyperthyroidism. These include increased appetite combined with weight loss, thinning hair, constant tension, and an uncontrollable desire to stay in motion despite feeling very tired and exhausted. Another indication comes from the fact that unlike a panic attack, wherein a person feels cold, a person with a hyperactive thyroid gland will feel hot. If symptoms like these are witnessed, the normal procedure is to undergo a screening for the thyroid activity.

Treatment for hyperthyroidism can follow on of three paths. The most common method is to administer a radioactive iodine mixture that helps to control the behavior of the thyroid gland. If that does not work then anti-thyroid medication will be prescribed. In case the thyroid gland does not respond to either then it might need to be partially or completely removed through surgery.

Some of the symptoms that people have described during panic attacks include a pounding of the heart or palpitations. There is also a trembling in the hands and tremors accompanying a dizzying sensation. It is often difficult to control breathing and hyperventilation results in many other physical symptoms.

What is confusing is that people with hyperthyroidism will experience some of the same symptoms and believe themselves to be victims of a panic attack. It is even possible for patients to be wrongly diagnosed as having a panic disorder instead of hyperthyroidism. Treatment of the thyroid gland will leave these patients completely free from all panic related symptoms.

While you are discussing your symptoms with your doctor, you must also take up the matter of TSH and T3 levels. It is possible that during treatment for hyperthyroidism you may become hypothyroid because of radioactive iodine, anti-thyroid medication, or even surgery. When this happens you will be on hormone replacement therapy. Consult your doctor in detail about all of this because if the dosage for the treatment of hyperthyroidism is too high it might result in panic state symptoms. A reduction in the dose at this time will help alleviate the symptoms of a panic attack.

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10,000 refuse to pay U.S. taxes to protest Iraq war

Sunday, April 16, 2006

An estimated 10,000 conscientious objectors chose to withhold some or all of their U.S. income taxes due Monday, April 17, in protest to the use of US military power in Iraq. Some plan to instead donate their required tax to charity.

The Internal Revenue Service does not distinguish tax resistors from any other person behind on their taxes, and will apply the same fines and interest used against the other Americans who do not pay their taxes on time. Legal action is possible for extreme cases, but more commonly the IRS uses wage or bank account garnishing.

The tax protestors are well aware of these risks, yet refuse to pay on principle. Jim Allen, who served in the Army for 20 years and now teaches at St. Louis University, acknowledges that he will likely end up paying more due to the fines than he is refusing to pay today. “I am not opposed to paying taxes, but I am when such a large percent is going to pay for war. Sooner or later, they’re going to get their money, but until that happens, I’m going to continue protesting. This is too important not to.” Allen and his wife withheld $1300 – or 42% of what the couple owes the IRS, estimating this to be the proportion of his taxes that would otherwise go to military spending.

Other protestors simply refuse to file at all. Becky Pierce of Boston fills out a 1040 to determine her tax, but then donates that amount to charity without filing. Pierce says she follows in the footsteps of American protesters like Henry David Thoreau, a protester of the Mexican-American War who went to jail rather than pay taxes. “You need to have control of your money,” Pierce says. “I’m a self-employed carpenter. No one is reporting what I make. That’s why I can go unnoticed.”

Fußball-Bundesliga 2007–08: Borussia Dortmund vs. Bayern Munich

Sunday, October 28, 2007

October 28, 200717:00 (UTC+1)
Borussia Dortmund 0–0 Bayern Munich Signal Iduna Park, Dortmund Attendance: 80,708 Referee: Markus Merk
Tinga 45’Valdez 61’Valdez 79’Federico 79’Blaszczykowski 83’Klimowicz 83’Klimowicz 90’+1′ Match Report 66′ Sosa 66′ Altintop 70′ Toni 70′ Podolski 88′ van Bommel 88′ Ottl 90’+1′ Schweinsteiger

Bayern Munich remained undefeated in all competitions after a 0-0 draw against Borussia Dortmund. The draw leaves Bayern at the top of the table with 27 points. However, the lead is down to four points after Hamburg’s 1-0 win against Duisburg.

Franck Ribery didn’t pass a late fitness test and didn’t make the 18-man strong matchday squad. Luca Toni, Martin Demichelis an Jose Ernesto Sosa replaced Lukas Podolski, Philipp Lahm and Hamit Altintop. Jose Ernesto Sosa returned after being sidelined for almost two months after ankle surgery.

Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund exchanged plenty of chances and almost had a 50/50 possession between them.

Bayern Munich plays Borussia Mönchengladbach at home in the DFB Cup while Borussia Dortmund plays Eintracht Frankfurt in the same competition.

401 K In Colusa

byAlma Abell

Setting up a 401K Colusa is easy enough. Your employer K Colusa. Other plans are riskier but may gain or lose money depending on the market. Some plans are based around certain technologies. You have plans that focus on green market corporations. Other plans include oil and gas, a modest sampling of the NASDAQ, a focus on your company specifically and many more.

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A 401K is tax-deferred. In other words, you don’t pay taxes on the money that goes into your 401K until you start withdrawing it upon retirement. When taken out during retirement, 401K funds act as general income. As of 2013, the highest amount you can put into your 401K is $17,500 per year. With most 401K plans, you can essentially loan yourself the money in your 401K and pay it back to yourself with interest. You can take out up to two loans at a time.

401K plans help make the retirement years easier. As a supplement to Social Security, they provide extra income that can be withdrawn each month. It is important to make your 401K as large as possible. Have the maximum amount taken out of your paycheck each month. Make sure that you are at a percentage that your employer will match at least. This ensures that you are making the most money you can for retirement savings. Social Security K money to supplement your Social Security benefits will help tremendously in your retirement years.

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