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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: Today at 12:16:59 AM »
Arafura,

The simple solution on the issue of Ireland is to allow for a united Ireland.

But if the British remain in the E.U. then it does not seem to be much of an issue, because they are all on the same team.

I think the people of Europe just want peace. 

Speaking for myself, I would rather see peace and prosperity for everyone. (There are also the issues of the Malvinas Islands, and Gibraltar. But, it must all be worked out peacefully.)

Salute,

Tony V.

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: March 24, 2019, 09:34:36 PM »
The oldest international organization that the USA has joined is the Organization of American States...

http://www.oas.org/en/member_states/default.asp

Then there is the United Nations, which we all belong to, but the U.N. has not met up to expectations, we had Eleanor Roosevelt who wanted to improve human rights for all of God's children, with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights at the United Nations, but she was dealing with guys like Stalin, so she did not get far.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Universal_Declaration_of_Human_Rights

And I knew it was you Bambu!

We as a planet have come a long way in regard to human rights, and women's rights, and on civil rights here in the USA, we have made progress, but there is still a long way to go.

Another issue is the many homeless people in the Middle East, from Syria, and from other places. UNICEF is feeding the homeless children, and there are camps for the homeless people, etc, and they have  classes for the children, etc. We must create peace in the Middle East so that the people can stay in their homes, they need to feel safe in their own homes, and there must be education and jobs right there in their home areas. We have a chance to really improve human rights, and women's rights, in the Middle East, in Iraq, Afghanistan, and in Syria, Egypt, and in Libya, etc. We have the chance to create the foundation for a more peaceful future with that part of the world.

And yes, Bambu, the USA rejects any idea of an international court. The USA would never allow ourselves to go before an international court, and we would reject any punishment.

Salute,

Tony V.




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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: March 24, 2019, 06:28:52 PM »
Trouble for Trump-Washington re Brexit is that Prime Minister Theresa May won't be bullied by anyone, not even cabinet ministers of her own party.
11 of her cabinet ministers reportedly told her to resign in favour of one of them, or they would all resign.
She must've told them words to the effect of "Go right ahead and resign, because I'm not", because now they're all pledging support for her and none of them resigned.

Also, it is alleged that many in the parliament are "remainers" and not "exiters" although representing majorities of constituents who voted to leave the EU.
EU is making it as difficult as possible for Britain to leave, fearing if it does that others will follow.

Now 'Nexit' is gathering momentum in the Netherlands.

I think that unification is best for Europe, you cannot go to war against each other if you are all united. England and France fought for one hundred years.

https://tinyurl.com/ohg7lu9

And we know of the many other wars.

The best path for peace is for England to remain in the European Union.

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And hey Josh, perhaps you can make a thread for Oceania in the "International" section if you want, for Bambu to discuss Australia, and for people to discuss New Zealand, etc. It is just an idea. Thanks for the great work that you do on here.

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The European Union is a great organization, and it promotes peace between its members. We want England to be at peace with Europe, and the E.U. promotes that.

Salute,

Tony V.



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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: March 24, 2019, 04:21:33 PM »
The leader of one of the most authoritarian nations met with the leader of the world's wealthiest and most free, albeit small, nation.

https://www.newmyroyals.com/2019/03/prince-albert-ii-and-princess-charlene.html

I wonder, did the President of China play the roulette wheel at the casino?

Salute,

Tony V.

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Fitness and Nutrition / Re: Fitness and Nutrition
« on: March 23, 2019, 10:54:39 PM »
FOOD & LIVING

How L.A.’s Early Italian Pioneers Transformed the City’s Food Scene

Hadley Meares

August 8, 2017

https://www.kcet.org/shows/the-migrant-kitchen/how-las-early-italian-pioneers-transformed-the-citys-food-scene

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The early Italian immigrants had a huge impact in forming the California agriculture industry and wine industry.

In my home town where I was born, in Lancaster, California, my favorite Italian restaurant, Barone's, opened in 1959. They are great.

https://baronesitalian.com/menu/

The Italians have been a huge influence here in California, and all over the USA.

Salute,

Tony V.



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Campaign Trail / Re: Campaign Trail
« on: March 23, 2019, 08:30:42 PM »
The Governor of Washington, Jay Inslee, is running for President as a Democrat.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jay_Inslee

We will see what he brings to the discussions.

Salute,

Tony V.

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Science / Re: Science
« on: March 23, 2019, 05:27:51 PM »
I was talking with a guy who is doing research at UCI, and they get research money, he was saying that on one project they received ten million dollars between five scientists.

So, I told him about my idea for an experiment, to show that color blind people can see better at night, and thus the military could have a special team of color blind people to operate under the cover of darkness.

The eyes have rods and cones, one detects light, and the other detects color. Color blind people can see better at night because they have more rods which detect light.

Right now the military will not accept color blind people, but what if color blind people have better night vision?

So, the lady at UCI said that I had to submit my idea in writing, and all that I had was a small note pad, so I wrote the idea down on small note paper and turned the idea in to her.

Nothing ever came of it that I know of, but the scientist said that it was a good idea for research, and that it might garner research money.

Salute,

Tony V.

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: March 21, 2019, 08:47:59 PM »
The King of Spain is a Bourbon...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monarchy_of_Spain

Salute,

Tony V.

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: March 21, 2019, 07:15:48 PM »
Sabrina Cervantes met with a delegation from Spain today, to expand trade and partnership between California and Spain. She is doing a great job. And she is providing more tax breaks for small businesses. She is awesome.

Salute,

Tony V.

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Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes is with Assemblymember Tim Grayson and Assemblymember Jim Frazier at California State Capitol.

1 hr · Sacramento, CA ·  

As Chair of the Assembly Jobs Committee, I joined Transportation Committee Chair Assemblymember Jim Frazier & my legislative colleagues in welcoming a trade delegation from Spain to our State Capitol! We had a productive discussion on international trade & investment, & strategic global partnerships. Many thanks to California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) for facilitating this collaborative effort. #AD60  

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Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes is in Corona, California.

5 hrs · 

#AD60: The California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) is now accepting applications for the California Competes Tax Credit. There are at least $74 million in tax credits available during this application period. For more information & to apply, visit bit.ly/2nxiNGc

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Campaign Trail / Re: Campaign Trail
« on: March 21, 2019, 07:11:03 AM »
Our local council member, Dr Jose F. Moreno, might be able to play a role in some future White House.

https://anaheim.net/3523/Council-Member-Jose-F-Moreno

Antonio Villaraigosa might be able to play some kind of role in a future White House as well.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antonio_Villaraigosa

Salute,

Tony V.

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Campaign Trail / Re: Campaign Trail
« on: March 21, 2019, 05:00:45 AM »
Bernie Sanders is 77. 

And I hope that Bernie does not get assassinated like Huey Long.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Huey_Long

Bernie has been here in California, and in Nevada, building a base and getting his funding going.

Bernie needs to have good security.

I am not saying that I support Bernie, but I do not want to see him get killed, and he brings some good discussion to the issues. 

And on the Republicans, Gordon Smith of Oregon might make for a good Vice President. 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gordon_H._Smith

I still like Marco Rubio a lot, he is a good guy, who really cares about people. Marco is doing a good job in Florida. 

For the Democrats, Sabrina Cervantes is a rising star, but she is young still, she has an amazing future.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sabrina_Cervantes

Douglas Kmiec would also make a good Vice President.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Douglas_Kmiec 

It is still early, I hope a lot of great people get involved in the race, and I hope that many great issues are discussed.

Salute,

Tony V.

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Celebreality / Re: Celebreality
« on: March 21, 2019, 03:55:26 AM »
Charlotte Casiraghi has joined the latest viral challenge for a great cause. The Monaco royal offered her voice for her friend Stella McCartney’s latest initiative.

https://us.hola.com/royals/2019031522099/charlotte-casiraghi-stella-mccartney-campaign/

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Always nice to do something to preserve mother nature.

Salute,

Tony V.

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: March 20, 2019, 05:12:17 PM »
I had a friend who was killed by a member of a white supremacist group, the Nazi Lowriders.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nazi_Lowriders

My friend was an Italian-American.

http://theavtimes.com/2017/03/07/murder-charge-filed-in-lancaster-stabbing-death/

Salute,

Tony V.

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: March 18, 2019, 01:26:52 PM »
The leader of the Left/Far Left in action;

Please note...not Conservative, not Right-wing, Not Alt-Right.

https://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/nswelection2019/michael-daley-caught-on-video-warning-about-asian-immigrants/news-story/377adab4527cced48851385f44105564

Michael Daley caught on video warning about Asian immigrants

Michael Daley was caught on video warning voters that Asian immigrants are taking the jobs of young Australians.
“Our young children will flee and who are they being replaced with? They are being replaced by young people from typically Asia with PhDs. There’s a transformation happening in Sydney now where our kids are moving out and foreigners are moving in and taking their jobs,” Mr Daley told the politics in the pub session in Wentworth Falls.

“I don’t want to sound xenophobic, it’s not a xenophobia thing, it’s an economics question.”
The remarks were made in September, when Mr Daley was still deputy opposition leader.

A NSW Labor spokesman said: “Mr Daley was discussing cost of living and housing affordability pressures on young people in Australia’s only global city.”


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Imagine! if a Conservative, or Right-wing politician/person had said that.
Imagine! if Pauline Hanson [Independent] had said that...the 'sky would fall in' on her!

Yes, 'economics question' and 'living and housing affordability pressures' when it's the Left/Far left saying it.

In California people come from all over the world and take our jobs. In many cases they are desperate and are willing to work for low pay. And we also have gentrification and high rents. 

The answer is to get educated and trained so that you have a chance. When I lived in Malibu, there were two young girls living in our home, one was 8 years old, and one was 15, and the girls knew that if they wanted to live in Malibu when they grew up then they better have a good education, so they studied hard, and they did stuff such as volunteering so they could put it on their college applications.

Also, you can do jobs such as working in real estate, where you earn money as more people move to live here. When people move here, one of the first things that they do is look for a place to live. 

Business owners do good as well, as there is a constant supply of educated and trained labor. Some businesses even treat people horribly, and they do not care because when one person quits the job then there are many people behind them who want to work. Many places have a high turn-over on employees because they pay people slave wages and then drive them into the dirt with hard labor, if they quit then they are just replaced by someone else. 

You need to be creative, and you need to be lifted up by the inflow of new immigrants, instead of being homeless in your home state while new immigrants take your jobs. 

I was homeless for two years here in California, and I was born here, and I also went to community college and to acting school, and I have management experience, etc. 

California also lost 500,000 jobs to China. 

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BUSINESS

California has lost more than half a million jobs to China — more than any other state, report says

By MARGOT ROOSEVELT
OCT 23, 2018 | 3:00 AM

https://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-china-trade-20181023-story.html

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But, on the upside, over one hundred and sixty thousand jobs are created in Orange County alone from tourism. So hotels are making money, and restaurants, and Disneyland, etc, etc, etc. And Disneyland now starts employees out at $15.00 per hour. California is being saved by tourism.

Also of note, is that the locals know more people, and have more connections, you have a better network as a local. But, anyone can go to church, and can join Kiwanis, etc, and can make connections here quickly.

Anyhow, lots of new people come to California, so the job market is competitive, and you need to be smart if you want to live in California.

Salute,

Tony V.

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Music / Re: Music
« on: March 16, 2019, 01:09:46 AM »
Patsy Cline

"Tennessee Waltz"

This is stuff you can dance to.

https://youtu.be/kRNdap-ioNM

Salute,

Tony V.

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