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Term limits will curb special interests

first_imgBoth Democrats and Republicans are at fault. Neither side wants to lose face or blink first during tough negotiations. Their base would punish them if they failed. The progressive wing of the Democratic Party is already calling Sen. Charles Schumer ugly names. It’s a game for politicians. One political side will always win, while the American people always lose.One set of elite power brokers that never loses is the lobbyists — the special interests. These deep-pocketed enterprises play both sides of the aisle, ensuring success no matter which party is in power. The longer politicians stay in power, the deeper the special interests’ control over a politician is cemented.Congressman and senators should have no more than 12 years is Congress. This is enough time for them to represent their constituents and for the people to have a safeguard against deep special interest roots, a sort of insurance policy against lobbyists.The swamp is full of bad actors and politicians. Let’s limit their time in Washington, D.C., now.Rafael PoloNorthvilleMore from The Daily Gazette:Foss: Should main downtown branch of the Schenectady County Public Library reopen?EDITORIAL: Find a way to get family members into nursing homesEDITORIAL: Thruway tax unfair to working motoristsCuomo calls for clarity on administering vaccineGov. Andrew Cuomo’s press conference for Sunday, Oct. 18 Categories: Letters to the Editor, Opinion Today more than ever, the country needs term limits for our congressmen and senators. A government shutdown is proof that the time has come to prevent professional politicians from growing deep nourishing roots (money) that keep them in power. Yes, the shutdown is over. But will we go through another painful political fight in February?last_img read more

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Jurgen Klopp singles out ‘unbelievable’ Jordan Henderson after Liverpool draw against Bayern Munich

first_imgAdvertisement Advertisement Jurgen Klopp was impressed by Jordan Henderson’s performance against Bayern Munich (Getty Images)Jurgen Klopp hailed Jordan Henderson’s performance during Liverpool’s 0-0 draw against Bayern Munich as ‘unbelievable’ after the captain delivered an authoritative midfield display at Anfield.Both sides struggled to create many chances on the night but the best opportunity for either team fell to Mohamed Salah after he latched onto an inch-perfect ball over the top from Henderson during the first-half.Besides coming close to a sublime assist, Henderson delivered an industrious display ahead of Liverpool’s makeshift central defensive pairing of Joel Matip and Fabinho, who covered for the suspended Virgil Van Dijk.Only Bayern Munich’s Niklas Sule attempted more passes (80) than Henderson (72) on the night while he also won the joint-highest number of tackles with four alongside former Arsenal winger Serge Gnabry for the visitors, highlighting his influence on proceedings.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTKlopp admitted the game was not a classic afterwards but praised his team for their defensive efforts in the absence of Van Dijk, singling out Henderson, in particular, for his work in midfield.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityHe told BT Sport: ‘First of all a clean sheet without the big man [Virgil Van Dijk], probably not a lot of people would have expected that so that was very good.‘Defending in general was very good and of course, Hendo did a brilliant job in there, it was unbelievable how many balls he won back and stuff like that, it was a fantastic game from him.‘But that’s actually what we expect [from him] as well.’Henderson hasn’t been universally popular during his time at Liverpool yet he has remained an integral member of Klopp’s squad after originally being handed the captain’s armband by Brendan Rodgers in 2015 after Steven Gerrard had departed.The England international has endured a stop-start season having suffered from minor injuries and a suspension and he had missed Liverpool’s previous two fixtures against West Ham and Bournemouth with a muscle problem prior to being recalled against Bayern.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 Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 19 Feb 2019 11:24 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link182Sharescenter_img Jurgen Klopp singles out ‘unbelievable’ Jordan Henderson after Liverpool draw against Bayern Munich Commentlast_img read more

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Arsenal target Tottenham and Chelsea defenders after Unai Emery’s transfer demand

first_imgArsenal target Tottenham and Chelsea defenders after Unai Emery’s transfer demand Unai Emery has made a transfer demand to the Arsenal board (Picture: Getty)Unai Emery has demanded Arsenal sign a world-class centre-back – and the club are reportedly ready to sell three players to fund the summer move.The Gunners have conceded 49 Premier League goals this season – more than Wolves, Leicester City, Everton, Crystal Palace and Newcastle United.Emery had hoped to bolster his defensive options in January but was left disappointed as only midfielder Denis Suarez arrived at the Emirates from Barcelona.The former PSG boss has shown faith in his back-line this season, often leaping to the defence of £35million Germany international Shkodran Mustafi.ADVERTISEMENTMore: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityBut three successive league defeats has left Arsenal’s top-four hopes in tatters and also convinced Emery he needs to sign a top-class centre-back at the end of the season.AdvertisementAdvertisementAccording to The Sun, Emery has contacted the Arsenal board to demand a quality defender arrives through the doors in the summer.And it is claimed the Gunners are willing to sell stars including Mesut Ozil, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Mustafi to finance the move.Emery knows he needs to strengthen his squad this summer but will only have a budget of around £40m if Arsenal miss out on Champions League qualification. Advertisement Leicester’s Harry Maguire has also been looked at (Picture: Getty)On Sunday, Virgil van Dijk was named the PFA Player of the Year and Emery, it is claimed, has taken note of Liverpool’s transformation following his arrival and believes Arsenal need to follow suit.The Sun say Tottenham star Toby Alderweireld and Chelsea’s Kurt Zouma – currently on loan at Everton – have both been looked at by the Gunners, along with England man Harry Maguire.Arsenal will struggle to get Ozil and Mkhitaryan – two of the club’s highest earners – off their books while Mustafi is yet to attract much interest from other clubs.The Gunners’ dismal form continued on Sunday when they suffered a 3-0 defeat at the King Power Stadium. The north London club face Valencia in the Europa League semi-final first leg on Thursday.More: FootballBruno Fernandes responds to Man Utd bust-up rumours with Ole Gunnar SolskjaerNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira moves Metro Sport ReporterWednesday 1 May 2019 12:03 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link327Sharescenter_img Tottenham’s Toby Alderweireld is reportedly an option for the Gunners (Picture: Getty) Emery: I don’t agree with the first yellow cardTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 6:59FullscreenEmery: I don’t agree with the first yellow cardhttps://metro.co.uk/video/emery-dont-agree-yellow-card-1914580/This 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. Comment Advertisementlast_img read more

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Mr. Jerry Len Earl

first_imgMr. Jerry Len Earl, age 68, of Vevay, Indiana, entered this life on July 20, 1949, in Rushville, Indiana, the son of the late, Frank H. and Gertie E. (Dance) Earl. He was raised in Vevay, Indiana where he was a 1968 graduate of the Vevay High School. Jerry was inducted into the United States Army on August 27, 1970, in Louisville, Kentucky. He received the National Defense Service Medal, Sharpshooter M-16 and Good Conduct Medal. Jerry transferred to the Army National Guard with the rank of Specialist 4th Class on February 27, 1972 at Fort Lewis, Washington. Jerry re-enlisted on April 23, 1973, in Louisville, Kentucky and was honorably discharged with the rank of Specialist 4th Class on April 23, 1974. Jerry re-enlisted on April 24, 1974, in Louisville, Kentucky. He received the Good Conduct Medal with bronze clasp (4 loops), National Defense Service Medal, Overseas Service Medal, Army Service Medal, Non-Commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon, Expert Badge Rifle M-16, Expert Badge Hand Grenade and the Mechanic Badge. Jerry was honorably discharged with the rank of Sergeant on October 4, 1983. Jerry served in the army for ten years and six months. Jerry was united in marriage on March 5, 1973, in Springfield, Tennessee, to Deborah Freudenbers and they shared over 20 years of marriage together until Jerry’s passing. Jerry was a former Security Guard in Cincinnati, Ohio until he became disabled. Jerry resided most of his life in the Vevay community. He enjoyed tinkering with cars, socializing with friends, playing guitar, watching movies, martial arts and being with his sons. Jerry passed away at 1:04 pm, Thursday, October 19, 2017, at his son’s residence in North Vernon, Indiana. Jerry will be missed by his life long companion, Deborah (Freudenbers) Earl of Vevay, IN; his sons, Frank Harold Earl and his wife: Jennifer of North Vernon, IN and Wayne William Earl of Vevay, IN; his sister, Linsa Barrett and her husband: Phil of Eustis, FL and his two-nieces.He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank H. Earl, died April 5, 1960 and Gertie E. (Dance) Earl, died April 24, 2003.Graveside services will be conducted Friday, November 10, 2017, at 10:00 am, at the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 1415 North Gate Road Madison, Indiana 47250. Full military rites will be conducted by the Honor Guard of the Vevay American Legion Post #185 & the Vevay VFW Post #5396 at the cemetery.Friends may call 11:00 am – 1:00 pm, Thursday, November 9, 2017, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana 47043. Memorial contributions may be made to Mr. Jerry Len Earl Memorial Fund % Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home. Cards are available at the funeral home.last_img read more

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