O.J. Simpson Paroled
After nine years in prison for armed robbery, on Thursday, July 20th 2017 O.J. Simpson was granted parole in Nevada.
According to reports during the time he served in the Lovelock Correctional Center, O.J. was a model prisoner fulfilling and exceeding his obligations. He managed to avoid conflicts and never been a subject to a disciplinary action. He completed “Alternative To Violence” and a “Victim Empathy” course, coached athletic teams and even became involved in creating a Baptist service behind bars.
O.J. Simpson came well prepared to the parole hearing. He sounded humble and sincere. Among those who expressed their support for Simpson and spoke in support of the parole were his eldest daughter Arnelle Simpson and his friend – one of the 2007 robbery’s victims - Bruce Fromong, a sports memorabilia dealer.
The parole was granted and O.J. could be released as early as October 1st of this year. Read more
Senator John McCain: Brain Cancer
Arizona Senator John McCain, 80, who underwent a blood clot surgery last week, was diagnosed with brain cancer. The finding was made by a lab analyzing the removed tissue. It is believed that the entire cancerous tissue has been removed. Senator McCain is recuperating at home and is said to be in good spirits, assuring friends of his intention to resume his work, shortly.
Senator John McCain, a Republican, is well-liked and respected by politicians on both sides of the aisle. A survivor of torture at the hands of the Vietnamese as a prisoner-of-war, he is recognized for his fairness and integrity.
The type of cancer he’s been diagnosed with is a primary glioblastoma. It is the same type of brain cancer that killed Senator Ted Kennedy and the son of former Vice President Joe Biden. Experts explain that the average survival for patients with malignant primary glioblastoma - who receive treatment - is about 14 months. According to American Brain Tumor Association however a study done in 2009 indicates that nearly 10% glioblastoma patients live 5 years and longer. Read more
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Don’t Leave Your Pet In A Hot Car!
To spotlight the potential double tragedy of having a pet die in a hot parked car and then having its guardian charged with animal cruelty, City Attorney Mike Feuer appeared with L.A. Animal Services General Manager Brenda Barnette to urge people not to leave their pets in parked cars, detail what steps people should take if they see a pet in danger in a parked car and discuss the legal ramifications, which could include jail time for an animal’s guardian.
“We’re here today to prevent the needless tragedy of a beloved pet suffering or dying because its guardian thoughtlessly leaves their companion animal in a hot, parked car. The facts are so clear: It takes just 15 minutes for an animal to suffer brain damage when temperatures soar on a hot summer day in a parked vehicle. Cracking a window open doesn’t do nearly enough to cool your car down sufficiently,” said Feuer. “This isn’t only a health and safety issue for your pet, it’s a legal issue, too. Leaving your companion animal in a parked car in the heat of the day is against the law, and can lead to serious animal cruelty charges, fines, even jail.” Read more
The Inappropriate Trumps
The puzzling question for today is what does the word “inappropriate” mean? According to Dictionary.com inappropriate means: “not appropriate; not proper or suitable: an inappropriate dress for the occasion.”
As far as I know, if you make a stain on my floor, refer to Grandma as “the old witch”, call Doctor Smith Bob or wear flip-flops on a visit to the White House that’s inappropriate.
When Southern California City of Bell officials enriched themselves unjustly they were charged with corruption and sent to prison. When individuals holding public offices - in California and elsewhere in the United States - were found to generate personal revenue by granting favors for profit, accepting bribes, or otherwise benefiting from the public offices they held, they too faced criminal charges and were sent to prisons.
When the President’s private businesses are booming – in large part because he is the President – that’s not illegal mind you, merely “inappropriate”. Read more