Florida Mayor Calls Police ” PIG “

Stuart Mayor Eula Clarke apologizes for ‘pig’ insult directed toward police officer

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STUART, Fla. – The Stuart mayor is facing sharp criticism after she directed a verbal insult toward a Stuart police officer.

The Palm Beach County Police Benevolent Association reports Stuart Mayor Eula Clarke said “I didn’t know we were serving pig,” in reference to a uniformed police officer she saw at a local grocery store. The police officer says he heard her say it.

Initially, Mayor Clarke wasn’t interested in telling me her side of the story.

I asked, “So what happened on January the 11 involving a Stuart police officer?”

Clarke: “Andrew, I told you I want to make a short statement to the public.”

So I tried again.

“Did you make reference to a pig in reference to a Stuart police officer?” I asked.

“Again, I’m telling you that I support law enforcement,” she replied.

From John Kazanjian side, the president of the local police benevolent association, the story went like this: A Stuart police officer was inside Taylor’s grocery store when Mayor Clarke walked in on January 11.

“She looks at the officer and says, “What are we serving, pig today?” Kazanjian said. “The poor guy walked out, you know, hurt. That’s coming from the mayor of the city?”

During our interview with Kazanjian he received a letter from Mayor Clarke outlining her apology, asking for forgiveness.

“It’s a first step,” he says. “That’s just on paper. Anyone can write that. She needs to get with the men and women,” he said referencing meeting with the entire police force in person.

The mayor told me she apologized to the officer already.

“I have met with him and I have expressed to him how sorry it is that this unfortunate event happened,” Clarke said.

And she would be willing to do the same to the entire police force- while finally acknowledging the January 11 incident.

“It happened. That was something that happened. It’s done with. I want to move on. I want the officers to work for our community. I want them to believe in what I do as mayor. To believe in what they do for their jobs. I just want to make sure that they know I have their backs,” she said.

The association says they hope the department wide apology happens sometime early next week.

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Inadmissible aliens and expedited removal

Inadmissible aliens
and expedited removal

 

Sec. 235.3 Inadmissible aliens and expedited removal. (Section revised effective 4/1/97; 62 FR 10312)
(a) Detention prior to inspection. All persons arriving at a port-of-entry in the United States by vessel or aircraft shall be detained aboard the vessel or at the airport of arrival by the owner, agent, master, commanding officer, person in charge, purser, or consignee of such vessel or aircraft until admitted or otherwise permitted to land by an officer of the Service. Notice or order to detain shall not be required. The owner, agent, master, commanding officer, person in charge, purser, or consignee of such vessel or aircraft shall deliver every alien requiring examination to an immigration officer for inspection or to a medical officer for examination. The Service will not be liable for any expenses related to such detention or presentation or for any expenses of a passenger who has not been presented for inspection and for whom a determination has not been made concerning admissibility by a Service officer.
(b) Expedited removal. (1) Applicability. The expedited removal provisions shall apply to the following classes of aliens who are determined to be inadmissible under section 212(a)(6)(C) or (7) of the Act:

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Hollywood legend John Hurt passes at aged 77

Hollywood legend John Hurt
passes at aged 77

Sir John Hurt was a multi-award winning actor in an illustrious six-decade career.

He won a Golden Globe and four BAFTA Awards and was also nominated for two Oscars.

The Academy Awards nominations were for Best Actor in a Leading Role in The Elephant Man in 1981 and Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his performance in Midnight Express in 1979.

He won a Golden Globe in the same category for Midnight Express, where he played the character Max.

His acting talents in The Elephant Man, where he plays Londoner John Merrick, saw him nominated for a Golden Globe in the US in the Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama category.

At the BAFTAs, he won Best Actor in 1976 and 1981 for The Naked Civil Servant and The Elephant Man.

He also earned Best Supporting Actor for Midnight Express in 1979 and Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema in 2012.

Hurt was nominated for Best Actor in 2010 for An Englishman in New York and Best Supporting Actor in 10 Rillington Place in 1972 and Alien in 1979.

In his early years he was notorious for his wild lifestyle and once describe his career as not bad ‘for an old drunk’.
After cutting down on his drinking, Hurt poured his energies into his acting work.
In 2012 the British Academy of Film and Television Arts honoured him with a lifetime achievement award.
The actor’s official website and Facebook and Twitter accounts have been closed down.

John Hurt, who played the role of Mr. Ollivander, the guy who handed Harry Potter his first wand, saying “the wand chooses the Wizard”, died 40 times in his career, he acted in 186 films and died in more than 20 percent of them.
Sir John Vincent Hurt, CBE was an English actor and voice actor whose career spanned six decades. He initially came to prominence for his supporting role as Richard Rich in the film A Man for All Seasons. Wikipedia


Born: January 22, 1940, Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Died: January 27, 2017, London, United Kingdom
Height: 5′ 9″J
TV shows: Merlin, I, Claudius, The Alan Clark Diaries, More
Spouse: Anwen Rees-Myers (m. 2005–2017), More

Mike Connors, ‘Mannix’ Star, Dies at 91

Mike Connors, ‘Mannix’ Star, Dies at 91

LOS ANGELES — Mike Connors, who starred as a hard-hitting private eye on the long-running television series “Mannix,” has died. He was 91.

The actor died surrounded by family Thursday afternoon at a Los Angeles hospital from complications of leukemia that had been diagnosed a week earlier, said his son-in-law, Mike Condon.

“Mannix” ran for eight years on CBS beginning in 1967. Viewers were intrigued by the tall, smartly dressed, well-spoken detective who could mix it up with the burliest of thugs and leap on the hood of a racing car to prevent an escape. Episodes normally climaxed with a brawl that left the culprits bruised and beaten.
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MANNIX, Mike Connors, 1967-75Mike Connors
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Mike Connors was an American actor best known for playing detective Joe Mannix in the CBS television series, Mannix. Connors’ acting career spanned six decades; in addition to his work on television, he appeared in numerous films


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Mike Connors
Mannix – 1967-1975
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Born: August 15, 1925, Fresno, CA
Died: January 26, 2017, Tarzana, Los Angeles, CA
Height: 6′ 2″
Spouse: Marylou Connors (m. 1949–2017)
Children: Dana Lee Connors, Matthew Gunner Ohanion

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Mary Tyler Moore Passes at 80

Passes at the age of 80

Mary Tyler Moore was an American actress, known for her roles in the television sitcoms The Mary Tyler Moore Show, in which she starred as Mary Richards, a thirty-something single woman who worked as … Wikipedia
Born: December 29, 1936, Brooklyn Heights, New York City, NY
Died: January 25, 2017
Height: 5′ 7″
Spouse: Robert Levine (m. 1983), Grant Tinker (m. 1962–1981), Richard Carleton Meeker (m. 1955–1961)
Children: Richie Meeker


Mary Tyler Moore, who played TV’s first sexy housewife and then a single, career woman who could turn the world on with her smile and toss her hat in the air like no other, died on Wednesday. She was 80.

Her longtime rep issued a statement to PEOPLE: “Today, beloved icon, Mary Tyler Moore, passed away at the age of 80 in the company of friends and her loving husband of over 33 years, Dr. S. Robert Levine. A groundbreaking actress, producer, and passionate advocate for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Mary will be remembered as a fearless visionary who turned the world on with her smile.”

According to a source, Moore had been on a ventilator and had been hospitalized with pneumonia due to complications from her diabetes.  

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Have your Congressmen vote for H.R.82 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)

Have your Congressmen vote for H.R.82 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)

Sponsor: Rep. Babin, Brian [R-TX-36] (Introduced 01/03/2017)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs; Judiciary
Latest Action: 01/12/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security.  (All Actions)

Introduced in House (01/03/2017)

Criminal Alien Deportation Enforcement Act of 2017

This bill amends the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to prohibit financial assistance to a foreign country that refuses or unreasonably delays the acceptance of an alien who: (1) is a citizen, subject, national, or resident of such country; and (2) has received a final order of removal from the United States.

A country shall be deemed to have refused or unreasonably delayed acceptance of an alien if it does not accept such alien within 90 days of receiving an authorized repatriation request.

The Department of Homeland Security shall submit a report to Congress every three months that: (1) lists the countries that refuse or unreasonably delay repatriation; and (2) includes the total number of aliens who were refused repatriation, organized by country, detention status, and criminal status.

A listed country shall be subject to U.S. entry and financial assistance prohibitions unless it issues appropriate travel documents: (1) within 100 days after such report’s submission for aliens convicted of a crime committed in the United States, and (2) within 200 days after such report’s submission for all other aliens.

A victim (or an immediate family member thereof) of a crime committed by any alien who has been issued a final order of removal shall have standing in federal district court to enforce entry and financial prohibitions.

The Immigration and Nationality Act is amended to: (1) discontinue granting visas to a subject, national, or resident of a listed country unless the country has issued the appropriate travel documents pursuant to this bill; and (2) grant standing to enforce such provision in federal district court to a victim (or an immediate family member thereof) of a crime committed by any alien who has been issued a final order of removal.

 

( EPA ) Environmental Protection Agency

( EPA ) Environmental Protection Agency

Where does all the money go ?

Scott Pruitt Head of the ( EPA )
Environmental Protection Agency

As the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, Will Scott Pruitt handel these problems ?

We can not remember where we heard it but we did hear that Barack Obama had a hand in the monies collected from countries who were fined for Polution.

EPA piles up billions

BY BENJAMIN GOAD

Environmental Protection Agency investigations yielded more than $5.6 billion in criminal and civil penalties over the past year, the agency said Friday.

An annual report containing enforcement and compliance totals from fiscal 2013 shows roughly $4.5 billion worth of fines, restitution and court-ordered environmental projects linked to criminal cases.Civil penalties surpassed $1.1 billion, according to the report.

“Our enforcement work over the past year reflects our focus on the biggest violators and the cases that make the most difference in protecting American communities from pollution,” assistant EPA Administrator Cynthia Giles said in a written statement accompanying the report.

The bulk of the money stems from the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill off the Gulf Coast. Cases filed against BP and other defendants as a result of the spill generated more than $3.7 billion for impacted Gulf states and communities, according to the EPA.

Wal-Mart paid more than $80 million in fines and penalties for mishandling pesticides and hazardous waste. The company has also agreed to implement new waste handling systems and a new training program.

In the largest single-site pollution settlement in U.S. history, AVX Corp. committed to pay over $366 million to clean up contamination in Massachusetts’s New Bedford Harbor.

Other settlements involve toxic air from refineries and chemical plants, emissions from coal fired power plants and post-storm sewage discharged in cities around the country.

“Driving compliance and deterring violations in these sectors is a critical way EPA protects the air, water and land on which Americans depend, and creates a level playing field for companies that do the right thing,” said Giles, who heads the agency’s Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance.

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Obama’s Parting Gift: $221 Million Sent to Palestinians

Obama’s Parting Gift: $221 Million Sent to Palestinians

Defying Congress, the Obama Administration made a last minute payment to the Palestinian Authority.

FOX’s Jon Decker has more from the White House:
State Department officials confirm that the Obama Administration in its waning hours, defied Republican opposition and quietly released $221 million to the Palestinian Authority that Republican members of Congress had been blocking.

Lawmakers were notified in a letter, dated January 20th, that then Secretary of State John Kerry sent to them just hours before the Inauguration of President Trump.

The money is supposed to be used for humanitarian aid in the West Bank and Gaza and to support political and security reforms, but the Palestinian Authority has often diverted U.S. aid for other purposes.

At the White House, Jon Decker, FOX News.

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Miguel Ferrer died Thursday January 19th 2017

Miguel Ferrer died Thursday of throat cancer
at his Los Angeles home, He was 61

HOLLYWOOD, CA – AUGUST 23: Actor Miguel Ferrer attends the CBS’ “NCIS: Los Angeles” celebrates the filming of their 100th episode held at Paramount Studios on August 23, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images)

Born: February 7, 1955, Santa Monica, CA
Died: January 19, 2017, Los Angeles, CA
Siblings: Rafael Ferrer, Gabriel Ferrer, Monsita Ferrer, Maria Ferrer,

Parents: Rosemary Clooney, José Ferrer
Cousins: George Clooney, Carlos Alejandro Campo, More

January 19, 2017 | 01:31PM PT.
Miguel Ferrer, the character and voice actor who appeared in shows including “NCIS: Los Angeles” and “Crossing Jordan,” and films such as “RoboCop” and “Iron Man 3,”

 

Miguel Ferrer & George Clooney during An Evening To Remember Rosemary Clooney at Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, United States. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)“Today history will mark giant changes in our world, and lost to most will be that on the same day Miguel Ferrer lost his battle to throat cancer. But not lost to his family. Miguel made the world brighter and funnier and his passing is felt so deeply in our family that events of the day, (monumental events), pale in comparison. We love you Miguel. We always will.”

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