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Letters to the Editor for Saturday, Jan. 25

first_imgThe efforts to keep our schools safe came one step closer to home, as reported by the Jan. 12 Gazette (“Parents voice school safety fears.”) It is a given that that parents, teachers and school administrators have the responsibility to make student safety a number one priority, not just part of an agenda and paying it only lip service, as public concerns were aired in a December school board meeting.While attempting to solve this dilemma, parents, teachers and school administrators had to endure pernicious twaddle from self-styled student “activists” who have never been in front of a class nor understood the dynamics of teaching, who prattle on with such useless advice as, “If you teach our children that they are valued, that they are people, that they are human beings, and that we love them, they will show up to be loved.”I was an educator and I deeply resent the inference that I was a nanny as well.I suggest that I was charged to teach young people; loving them was never part of my job description.Today’s “children” do not suffer from a lack of love.Rather, they suffer from a lack of discipline, which at one time came from the home, and have no need for any more excuses, no matter how eloquent, mitigating their behavior.The school’s task is to keep children safe.When we have successfully completed this task and the children feel safe, it stands to reason that they will learn.Michael G. DeckerSchenectadyThe writer is a retired Schenectady High School teacher.Is Congress worthy of your mountain?In the Bible, Psalm 15 starts with a question: “Lord, who may live on your holy mountain?”As I read it, I was struck by how much we would be blessed if those we elect to serve on our own Capitol Hill might be possessed of those same qualities.Katie FinneganMiddle GroveStart investing now to secure your futureI graduated high school in 1969.I bought myself a red convertible for $2,000.Had I instead invested that $2,000 in a total stock market fund and added just $2.50 per day, that little pile would now be worth over $1 million today.The moral of the story is simple. To accumulate large sums of money, one must start early, save steadily and let time and compounding do the magic for you.For those who feel the market is risky, I assure you that saving money in a lock box is much riskier.Instead of $1 million, your coffee can, lock box, mattress, whatever, would have just over $50,000. The other $950,000 in compounded earnings would be lost to you forever.Albert Einstein once said compound interest is the most powerful force in the universe. He said it is the eighth wonder of the world. It is something you should know about early in life.Don’t wake up 50 years from now and wish you did.James PavoldiDuanesburg Work harder to make  pensioners wholeThe state of New York and St. Clare’s Corp. (aka Albany Catholic Diocese) agreed to the closure of St. Clare’s Hospital in 2007 with a promise to make our pensions whole. The promise was broken, and we are not looking for a handout.Fiduciaries made some serious miscalculations for the amount needed to make our pensions whole, and St. Clare’s pensioners are paying the price for this enormous mistake by facing a bleak financial future — and as a result having to sell our homes and inability to stay afloat paying bills.As directed by the state in 2007, The Commission on Health Care Facilities in the 21st Century (known as the Berger Commission) mandated closure of Bellevue Hospital and consolidation of Ellis and St. Clare’s Hospitals; this mandate never happened. Instead, Ellis Hospital took over St. Clare’s Hospital, Bellevue remained open, and an agreement was made by the state and St. Clare’s Corporation/Albany Catholic Diocese to make St. Clare’s Pensions whole; this never transpired.In the last 14 months, we have tirelessly made strong efforts to have our voices heard by telling our personal stories; appearing in TV interviews; received support from local newspapers, politicians, AARP and TV stations; held meetings; attended rallies and court appearances; had numerous meetings with Bishop Edward Scharfenberger and politicians, and many other efforts.Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Bishop Scharfenberger — let’s work together to make our pensions whole so we can have some dignity and security in our retirement.Patricia PangburnSchenectadyThe writer is a St. Clare’s pensioner. Criticism of Polimeni a sign of hypocrisyRegarding the Jan. 15 Gazette article “NAACP calls for city to employ diversity training:” It is beyond ridiculous that Schenectady City Councilman John Polimeni’s minor speech gaffe caused such a stir.Mr. Polimeni nearly used the term “colored” before immediately correcting his own wording. But his message was that the council is “very fortunate” to have diversity of race and gender.Why would he make this statement if he was racially biased?Several meeting attendees called for city officials to receive “diversity training,” despite diversity being the very thing Mr. Polimeni praised.Members of Schenectady NAACP addressing city officials by reading the teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is completely illogical, as Dr. King’s agenda was the exact opposite of today’s “tolerant” left.If meeting attendees strictly followed Dr. King’s vision of abolishing recognition of race, the word in question wouldn’t have even come up, let alone the controversy that followed.The most blatant hypocrisy of all comes in the fact that the word “colored” is right in the name of the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People). The term under scrutiny is used prominently by the organization scrutinizing it.Mr. Polimeni’s intentions were clear, but intentions no longer count for anything on the political left.David NosekGlenvilleSenators should have to explain voteThe impeachment trial of Donald Trump in the United States Senate is not about whether he held back military aid to the Ukraine for “dirt” on Joe Biden.The trial is not about whether he prevented key witnesses to the event from testifying.The overwhelming evidence indicates that he did both.Rather, the trial is about whether his actions, either one or both, meet the constitutional criteria for impeachment.Each senator has taken a sworn oath to being impartial. An impartial informed decision requires all the evidence to be examined.It’s a travesty of justice to deny new discoveries from being introduced.To make the trial result even more legitimate and accepted, every senator, not on a tribal basis but on an individual basis, should explain the reason for their vote on impeachment.Charles RiellyAltamontPoliticians must put end to sex traffickingNew York City is a major sex trafficking destination in the world.When will politicians stand up and put an end to this?Question: What sort of ‘man’ enjoys sex with a ‘girl’ (or could be a boy) who was gang-raped as part of the ‘on the job training?’Gov. Andrew Cuomo, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, Congressman Paul Tonko, Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand are AWOL on this matter. Republicans do not exist on this issue either. They are spineless.Silence is golden for politicians on the sex trafficking matter. Why?Pride without honor exemplifies politicians in Washington and Albany. Congress turns a blind eye toward sex trafficking.They do have time to schedule hearings on cheating in professional sports while Albany worries about plastic bags. Silence of the lambs is how some ‘live.’Edmond DayRotterdamMore from The Daily Gazette:EDITORIAL: Find a way to get family members into nursing homesEDITORIAL: Thruway tax unfair to working motoristsFoss: Should main downtown branch of the Schenectady County Public Library reopen?EDITORIAL: Beware of voter intimidationGov. Andrew Cuomo’s press conference for Sunday, Oct. 18center_img Categories: Letters to the Editor, OpinionSchool task: Teach, keep students safelast_img read more

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Elevator in East Java university hospital construction site falls, killing four

first_imgAn elevator at a construction site behind Malang Islamic University (Unisma) Hospital in East Java has fallen from the fourth floor, killing four out of the 11 construction workers inside.The incident occurred on Tuesday at 12.30 p.m. local time at the site, built to expand the Islamic hospital, which is located in Dinoyo subdistrict, Lowokwaru district, Malang.Budi Santoso, the hospital’s security coordinator, said he had heard a loud noise coming from the construction site when he was at the building that day. “There were 11 victims in the accident; we evacuated six people with injuries, four that were killed and one who survived [without any injuries],” Budi said on Tuesday as quoted by Malang Police criminal investigation division head Adj. Comr. Azi Pratas Gusiptu confirmed the incident.He added that officers were still investigating the cause of the fall.“We still don’t know if it was caused by human error or other reasons, but we will question some of the witnesses, including the project supervisor,” Azi said on Tuesday as quoted by (mfp)Topics :last_img read more

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Freddie Ljungberg demands unity from Arsenal’s players after Unai Emery’s sacking

first_img Metro Sport ReporterFriday 29 Nov 2019 12:49 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link5.3kShares Freddie Ljungberg had a short message for Arsenal’s players after Unai Emery’s sacking (Getty Images)Freddie Ljungberg urged Arsenal’s players to stick together following the club’s decision to sack Unai Emery on Friday, according to reports.Following the 2-1 defeat at home to Eintracht Frankfurt in the Europa League on Thursday evening, Arsenal’s hierarchy took the decision to dismiss Emery on Friday morning at the club’s training ground.Arsenal’s latest loss means that the club are now on their worst run of form since February 1992.And in a statement released by Arsenal on Friday the club said: ‘The decision has been taken due to results and performances not being at the level required.’ADVERTISEMENT Freddie Ljungberg demands unity from Arsenal’s players after Unai Emery’s sacking Comment Advertisementcenter_img Freddie Ljungberg took charge of his first training session on Friday (Getty Images)Separately, Arsenal’s players were informed of Emery’s departure and according to Sky Sports, Ljungberg told Arsenal’s players to ‘stick together, turn this around and play for the shirt’.Emery was given the chance to say goodbye to the players and wish them well before Ljungberg took his first training session as interim manager.It’s reported that Emery took the decision in a ‘respectful manner’.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal Advertisement Unai Emery has been sacked following the club’s worst run since 1992 (AFP via Getty Images)When speaking to his players in the dressing room after their defeat to Frankfurt, Emery gave no indication that he was on the verge of being sacked and urged his squad to focus on Sunday’s Premier League fixture against Norwich City.AdvertisementAdvertisementEmery’s assurance of his own position at the club continued on Friday morning as he arrived to take training at London Colney.But the Spaniard was called into a meeting with Arsenal’s head of football Raul Sanllehi and their technical director Edu where he was delivered the news.last_img read more

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Stylish penthouse on southern Gold Coast comes with magical views

first_imgThe bedroom has a private balcony A rooftop pool and spa are luxury highlights of the penthouse. More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North3 hours ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa23 hours agoThe 410sq m property compromises two floors and according to Ms Auffret, the penthouse feels as big as an actual house. “The two-level floor plan is enormous,” she said. “It is also bathed in natural light and feels as big as a house but with the security and ease of living in an apartment.“There is so much unexpected space.“It would be perfect for anyone downsizing without having to compromise on space or their lifestyle.” The Burleigh Heads penthouse captures ocean views Marble bathrooms and large built in wardrobes ooze a sense of stylish luxury while an office and three car lock up space in the basement prove you don’t have to live life minimally. Ms Auffret said the penthouse has been fully renovated.“It is on offer for the first time in many years,” she said.“The renovation has given the property exquisite style.” 29 Ewart St, Burleigh Heads.WATCH the sunset in style. This stylish north facing penthouse comes with a bird’s eye view. The penthouse is packed with features including a private roof top and teenagers retreat. Shelley Auffret is marketing the property and said the view at night was a magical one.“If you have ever dreamt of living in an exclusive Burleigh penthouse apartment overlooking The stunning Gold coast Skyline this one truly does sparkle,” Ms Auffret said. “Dream no more.” center_img The penthouse comes with three bedrooms and three bathrooms. The penthouse is a short walk to the each and Burleigh Head’s village of cafes and restaurants.last_img read more

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Australia supports universal super with A$41bn tax money

first_imgIndustry experts are asking whether the 15% concessional tax rate applied by the government to all super savings is sustainable into the future.Actuarial firm Rice Warner said that lifting compulsory super contributions to 12% would not have much impact on the age pension for many years, and would save the budget only about 0.1% in lower age pension spending in the second half of this century.In contrast, extra super tax breaks from higher compulsory super would cost an average of 0.22% of GDP “through this century”.The Rice Warner view is contradicted by the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA), which estimates that spending on age pensions is A$9bn lower than it would be without compulsory super.To seek greater clarity – yet again – the Federal Government in 2019 commissioned another independent review into Australia’s retirement income system, chaired by Michael Callaghan, a former executive board member of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Australian treasury official.The government expects to receive the final report with recommendations in June.“Australia is in a period of low-wage growth [and] therefore an increase in the contribution rate is not realistic at this point in time”Lachlan Baird, Prime Super’s chief executive officerThe task of Callaghan’s panel is to look at the three pillars of the existing retirement income system – the age pension, compulsory superannuation and voluntary savings.The review is looking at the current state of the system and how it will perform in the future as Australians live longer and the population ages.Since last November, almost 260 submissions have been received, half of them from individuals aggrieved with what they see as serious inequity in the system, which they say feathers the nests of the wealthy and leaves the ordinary worker no better off.An extra 2.5% of wages and salaries would be more than A$23bn a year in additional contributions, based on Australia’s national wage bill of A$923bn for the year to September 2019.Australia’s rapidly-growing industry super funds sector, which managed A$747bn at the end of September 2019, argues that the increase is necessary to help Australians save for their retirement.Victoria’s Labor government stated that it should be 15%, to create an adequate retirement nest egg. But in its submission, Prime Super, a small, not-for-profit A$5bn fund for the agriculture and farming sector, breaks ranks with its industry peers.Prime Super’s chief executive officer Lachlan Baird, told the inquiry in its submission: “Although the current 9.5% compulsory rate is not enough to grow super savings for a comfortable retirement, Australia is in a period of low-wage growth (and) therefore an increase in the contribution rate is not realistic at this point in time.”CostsKevin Davis, a professor of finance at the University of Melbourne, who sat on a panel reviewing Australia’s financial system in 2014, said: “Our current tax and benefit treatment of retirement incomes is a mess.”Davis told the inquiry the cost of providing an age pension to an extra 1.4 million part-pensioners and one million current non-pensioners could cost the government A$30bn a year.This cost, he said, would be largely offset by increased budget revenue if the move to a universal pension was paired with the introduction of margin income tax rates on pension drawdowns from superannuation savings, which are currently tax free. The Australian government gave up A$41bn (€25bn) in tax revenue last year to support its universal superannuation scheme, which has accumulated some A$3trn.The government’s annual revenue loss through tax concessions to super will rise steadily as the pool grows in coming years. The impact of forgone revenue will accelerate as the next round of legislated increase in the super levy – or superannuation guarantee – kicks in from July 2021.It aims to gradually lift the employer contribution by 0.5% each year from the current 9.5% to 12% by 2025.But many are now questioning whether, in an era of low wage growth and a rising cost of living, particularly housing, workers can afford to have 12.5% of their salary locked up in super funds. Kevin Davis, a professor of finance at the University of MelbourneAustralia outlays A$50bn a year on age pensions. “Rather than fiddling at the edges, consideration of wholesale reform is warranted,” Davis said.Many Australians now retire on low super savings and/or choose to take their superannuation balance in lump sums to be spent as they wish, leaving them with insufficient funds to live out their retirement.Increasingly, welfare groups have highlighted the inequality of the current system, which has been shown to benefit the wealthy with large balances over the lowly-paid, with small balances.The inherent flaw of Australia’s super system is that it has become a legitimate tax shelter for a group of Australians, ranging from small business to the super wealthy.These individuals run self-managed super funds (SMSFs), which, critics say, in essence, should not be part of the super system as they are “tax management tools”. By channeling their money into SMSFs, they pay a 15% flat rate, and avoid having to pay the top marginal tax rate of 47%.This is one reason for the dramatic growth in self-managed super funds in Australia. Some 1.1 million SMSF members own assets totalling A$747bn – as much as the entire industry super fund sector and much more than corporate, public service or retail super sectors.last_img read more

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Gold Coast vendors cashing in when selling at auction

first_imgRay White Broadbeach principal Mitch Palmer said auctions were the best way to get higher offers out of buyers.“You’re never going to get as many people in the same place at the same time as you are on auction day,” he said.“That competition that’s created between buyers is a much stronger motivator.”While Mr Palmer and Mr Henderson were strong advocates for auctions, both agreed it wasn’t a sales method that suited all properties and vendors. When selling your home a big question is, do you take the property to auction or put a price tag on it? This latest data might help you decide. Picture: Jerad WilliamsGOLD Coasters who sell their houses under the hammer tend to pocket hundreds of thousands of dollars more than those who have attached a price tag.Latest data showed there was a difference of almost $340,000 between selling at auction and through a private treaty sale.Auctioned properties sold for an average of $878,295 while private treaty sales fetched an average of $539,503.The margin has increased in the past four years; the difference in 2015 was about $94,000. MORE NEWS: Home of House Rules Winners hits the marketMORE NEWS: Spring has sprung early for property market chief economist Nerida Conisbee said auctions create competition.Chief economist Nerida Conisbee said there was no better time to sell at auction as listings were low.“Buyers are back in a big way creating increased competition and we know that properties that go to auction return better results for sellers, and on average are sold in half the time of those listed for private sale,” she said.“In softer markets, we tend to see an increase in private sales but data shows that sellers who go to auction consistently do better than those who list by private sale.More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa10 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag1 day ago“We know … the market is changing rapidly so sellers should get in now to name their price while stock levels remain low.”center_img While auctions can pay off, they aren’t for everyone according to local experts.Real Estate Institute of Queensland Gold Coast zone chairman Andrew Henderson said strong migration from interstate where auctions were more prevalent and the increasing popularity of TV property shows, including The Block, made people feel more comfortable with auctions.“It gives people more confidence in auctions,” he said.“It’s a lot more popular now and it seems to increase in popularity every year.”He said auctions also offered a level playing field for buyers because they were all bidding under the same conditions.“Auctions are the best way to really show what a market value is for a property (because) it’s what someone is willing to pay for it under market conditions.” Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:38Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:38 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD540p540p360p360p270p270pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenWhat does property demand mean?01:38last_img read more

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Mourinho suggests dramatic new look happened due to a mistake: I fell asleep in barber’s chair

first_imgJose Mourinho has given a hilarious take on his dramatic new haircut, claiming his bald look was a mistake after he fell asleep in the barber’s chair. He declared it showed his side were “ready to go to war” and they went on to win nine games out of 11 to start the Premier League campaign. He also admitted to stealing Fernando Torres’ clippers to cut his hair himself during the 2012/13 season. Mourinho was in the dugout with his grey hair intact against Southampton last week (Image: AFP via Getty Images) He said: “I did it myself. I asked Fernando [Torres] to give me his machine and I did it myself in front of the mirror. “It is nice and it is cheap. In a couple of months I will have hair again. Some people can’t do it.” When he sported thinner hair at a press conference in 2014/15 as Manchester United manager, Mourinho denied it was due to his stress at Old Trafford. “I promise you I am fine – but I am not happy. I am not used to losing so many times but I am adapting to the challenge,” he said, as per the Belgravia Centre. Read Also:UCL: Mourinho explains scouting RB Leipzig “My haircut isn’t as radical as it has been… the war haircut is shorter than this one”. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Loading… Promoted ContentThe Highest Paid Football Players In The World8 Addictive And Fun Coffee Facts10 Risky Jobs Some Women DoCan Playing Too Many Video Games Hurt Your Body?Who Earns More Than Ronaldo?Fantastic-Looking (and Probably Delicious) Bread ArtThe Highest Paid Football Players In The WorldThe Models Of Paintings Whom The Artists Were Madly In Love With8 Things That Will Happen If An Asteroid Hits Earth10 Hyper-Realistic 3D Street Art By OdeithThe Most Exciting Cities In The World To VisitA Soviet Shot Put Thrower’s Record Hasn’t Been Beaten To This Day The Tottenham manager shocked fans over the weekend as he was pictured by his barber. Mourinho was in the dugout with his grey hair intact as he guided his side to a comeback win against Southampton in their FA Cup fourth round replay last Wednesday. But, a couple of days later, a photo appeared on Instagram with his locks completely gone in a photo shared by barber @hak_tev. Now the Portuguese boss has opened up on life with a little less hair. “Sometimes I like to feel the cold weather and I like to change a little bit,” Mourinho told Sky Sports . “But this time was not the case. “I fell asleep [in the barber’s chair] and when I woke up it was so bad that I said to him ‘bring the [number] one’. Hopefully, it will grow back again.” Mourinho famously opted for a number three crew-cut ahead of the 2006/07 season as Chelsea manager.last_img read more

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Parker: Lampard under greater pressure at Chelsea than Solskjaer

first_img Despite Lampard seeming to operate with lowered expectations due to his youthful squad, Parker feels the Blues chief is under “silent pressure.” Ahead of tonight’s clash, Parker told the Racing Post: “Although a lot of people are saying United are the club in trouble, I would rather be in Ole’s shoes. “I think Ole is in the better position because he’s managing a massive club and Chelsea are still trying to get to that level.Advertisement Former Manchester United and Chelsea defender Paul Parker believes Frank Lampard’s position is more shaky with the Blues than Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s. “So I think if he can qualify for the Champions League, or win a trophy, he’s in a much better position going forward with more potential to achieve. “Lampard is silently under pressure because Chelsea have to qualify for the Champions league, that’s what their whole model is built around. Read Also:EPL: Lampard using table as motivational tool ahead of Man Utd clash “Both sides can’t afford to drop and points here and I think the pressure is on both managers. People say Chelsea are a young side but they have a lot of experience.” FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Loading… Promoted ContentWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?Birds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For Them10 Awesome TV Series That Got Cancelled Way Too SoonTop 7 Best Car Manufacturers Of All TimeTop 10 TV Characters Meant To Be Iconic7 Of The Wealthiest Universities In The WorldWhat Are The Chances Of An Apocalypse Happening This Century?Top 8 Most Fun Sylvester Stallone Movies14 Hilarious Comics Made By Women You Need To Follow Right Now10 Actors That Started Their Careers On Soaps7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend Better7 Universities In The World With The Highest Market Valuelast_img read more

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Hooker Deer Drag featured on Discovery Channel Tuesday

first_imgHooker Deer Drag owners Steve and Roberta Huster will be featured on a Discovery Channel show Tuesday.SUNMAN, Ind. – Hooker Deer Drag will be a featured on the Discovery Channel’s ‘Billy Bob’s Gags to Riches’ tonight at 10 p.m.Steve Huster invented and received a design patent for the product that allows hunters to drag and load deer with ease.He and his wife, Roberta, were at a trade show in Pennsylvania last February when Discovery Channel producers approached them about the show.“I was very hesitant about it because it was pitched to us as this is a show about Jonah White, who sells the Billy Bob teeth,” Roberta recalled.White is now the CEO of a multi-million dollar gag-gift empire and uses the show to help find new products to add to the Billy Bob line.The couple was concerned about appearing on reality television as other shows may look to humiliate guests.“They said it is nothing like that,” Roberta continued. “We think you have something great we love your slogan and if nothing else you will get great publicity out of it and over one million people will see the show.”Will the Husters make a deal with Jonah White? You’ll have to watch the show to find out.“We had to sign a confidentiality agreement,” Roberta explained.Steve added “and we are not exactly sure what is going to be on there either!”last_img read more

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Tottenham defender reveals how police stopped him over stolen  car

first_img Promoted Content10 Risky Jobs Some Women DoBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For Them8 Things That Will Happen If An Asteroid Hits EarthThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read More8 Weird Facts About Coffee That Will Surprise YouCan Playing Too Many Video Games Hurt Your Body?World’s Most Delicious Foods6 Most Overpowered Live Action Disney CharactersWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?8 Things To Expect If An Asteroid Hits Our Planet7 Black Hole Facts That Will Change Your View Of The UniversePlaying Games For Hours Can Do This To Your Body “They ask to see my ticket and I show the lady it and this is no word of a lie, two people, white people, walk on the train after me and she says nothing. “I asked: ‘Are you not going to ask for their tickets?’ and she just said: ‘Ah no, I don’t need to.’ “So people might think it happens but to me that’s racism. These are the things I have to put up with, being stopped all the time and being asked if I know this is first class and to show my ticket. read also: Premier League restarts as players take knee in racism protest “This is everyday life for me but I feel embarrassed to even complain in a way, or bring it up, when you see the incident in America where a man, a black man, lost his life at the hands of people who were supposed to protect and serve. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Loading… center_img England defender Danny Rose has opened up about his experiences of racism in everyday life, revealing he was stopped by police in Doncaster last week. Rose, who has been subjected to racist abuse while playing for the Three Lions, said he cannot return to his hometown without a confrontation with the police while also suffering issues when travelling on public transport. “It’s not just football. I got stopped by the police last week, which is a regular occurrence whenever I go back to Doncaster where I’m from,” he said on the Second Captains podcast. “Each time it’s: ‘Is this car stolen? Where did you get this car from? What are you doing here? Can you prove that you bought this car?’ “You know, for me this has been happening since I was 18, since I was driving and each time it happens I just laugh, because I know what’s coming. “It’s just how it is. Whenever I go on the train. One of the last times I got on the train, I got on with my bags and the attendant said: ‘Do you know this is first class?’ I say: ‘Yeah, so what?’Advertisementlast_img read more

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