The “no indictment” finding of the grand jury in the Michael Brown case has, predictably, ignited a firestorm among the black community. Officer Darren Wilson (white) shot Michael Brown (black) in August. Now there are riots in Ferguson, Missouri despite the fact that 93% of blacks were murdered by other blacks.
There are no “riots” over the fact that 93% of blacks are murdered by other blacks.
Reminds me of this graphic:
There is no money to be made in blacks murdering blacks but get a white killing a black and there’s blood in the water.
Former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani said as much:
“What about the poor black child that was killed by another black child?” Giuliani asked. “Why aren’t you protesting that?… Why don’t you cut it down so that so many white police officers don’t have to be in black areas?”
“When I become mayor, I’ll do that,” replied Dyson, exasperated.
“White police officers wouldn’t be there,” Giuliani said, “if you weren’t killing each other.”
The Liberals racists are an odd coalition however their goal is the same (which is why they are united): they want to see the dominant power structure (composed of whites) replaced by the “oppressed” class (Hispanics and blacks).
Anything that damages the dominant power structure is something these “activists” favor.
Thus blacks killing blacks doesn’t further their agenda so they ignore it.
Things will continue to get more polarized as black “leaders” keep feeding their supporters a string of lies and excuses further sending them from reality.
Welcome to Ferguson… it’ll be in your backyard, eventually.
Hiking plays a natural part in the activities planned at any girls’ camp. It provides exercise, opportunities for nature observation, time for relationships to develop and a chance to experience the beauty of the outdoors. While simply hitting the trail makes a perfectly acceptable camp activity, sometimes adding a twist to an old favorite can renew the experience. These easy activities will jazz up any hike and challenge girls to see the beauty around them through new eyes.
Keeping nature journals gives girls an opportunity to take a moment and reflect on the surrounding environment. They make observations and record them in a journal, detailing what they’ve seen, heard, felt, smelled and possibly tasted.
Nature journals provide girls a medium to record their experiences while developing artistic and writing skills. A nature journal can be a one-time event or an ongoing camp project, resulting in a personal memento to take home. The time spent on a hike to work on the journal will provide less athletic girls a chance to catch their breath without drawing undue attention to them. All the girls can use the journaling techniques they learn even after camp ends.
A scavenger hunt using native flora and fauna as the items to be found creates an exciting way to educate girls about the wildlife around them. You can use a specific hiking trail, or scatter the scavenger items throughout the campground and encourage girls to hike during their free time. Use scavenger hunts either to encourage individual or team competition, or as a mixer activity encouraging all the girls to work together to complete the hunt.
The entries in a fairy journal assume that fairies may be real while recording natural observations. Fairy journals allow girls an opportunity to be creative while using similar techniques to those for nature journals. Younger girls and those who enjoy fairies will quickly get involved in the pretend aspects of keeping fairy journals.
Challenge older girls or those who consider fairies foolish to view this as a problem-solving activity. Considering what challenges you would face if your total height were only 3 inches actually provides a valuable mental exercise. Even adults find it challenging to see the world from someone else’s point of view.
Edible Plants Hike
The plausibility of this hike will depend on the camp’s resources. The instructor leading this hike must have training and experience in identifying edible plants. The season will also affect the appropriateness of this hike.
An edible plants hike gives girls another opportunity to learn about native flora and fauna. The ability to safely identify edible foods in the wild provides a sense of independence. During the hike, teach the girls which plants in the area are edible. Have the girls gather samples of the plants and bring them back to camp. Use the gathered plants to prepare a salad or other dish.
Orienteering Treasure Hunt
A treasure hunt makes an exciting way to practice the skills learned in orienteering class. Orienteering simply means the ability to use a map and compass to travel unfamiliar terrain. Using their map and compass, the girls must use orienteering skills to travel a trail and reach a hidden treasure. An orienteering course can be as short as a quarter of a mile, or 5 miles or longer for girls with experience.
You can start a treasure hunt from one point with teams following the same trail in timed intervals. Or teams with different sets of directions can start from one point and end at different places. As a third option, start the teams from a variety of different points and have them follow directions to the same destination. Regardless of how you set up the treasure hunt, each group of girls working together will need a compass and either a map or a set of directions to follow. The treasure may be anything from a simple “No KP duty” pass to a package of candy bars.
Pomegranate Juice – helps you keep the sniffles away. High levels of germ fighting antioxidants in pomegranates kill viruses in your mouth before they have a change to spread to your body. Drink 8oz of pomegranate juice a day to keep the germs away.
Dark Chocolate – tasty way to take care of that pesky diarrhea. The Catechin found in dark chocolate helps stop fluid loss in the intestines. Break out that chocolate stash, ladies. Today, chocolate made it to the healthy foods section.
Pistachios – helps to keep your stress levels at bay. Just 11/2 oz of Pistachios a day will bring your blood pressure down during stressful situations .
Bananas – help your body to get rid of excess fluid caused by PMS bloating or if you over did it with the salt shaker . Bananas are healthy foods that are considered diuretic due to their high potassium content. Just one banana a day can take the puffed up feeling away.
Popcorn – helps you to feel happier instantly. Munching on crunchy foods like popcorn helps the brain to release mood-boosting chemicals.
Citrus Fruit – another stress buster with high content of vitamin C. Just one glass of OJ or one grapefruit in the morning gives your body enough vitamin C to keep you stress to a minimum.
Coffee – not only it is loaded with caffeine that many of moms need to start the day with, but it also has enough fiber that keeps you regular. I love the fact that coffee is included in healthy foods category….time for another cup.
Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich – will help you fall asleep faster. Peanut butter contains sleep inducing Tryptophan and grape jelly is loaded with sleep regulating hormone called Melatonin. So snack on some PB&J few hours before you go to sleep.
Carrots – just 4 raw carrot sticks a day can cut the risk of ovarian cancer by 54%. Carotenoids found in carrots helps to clean up ovary damaging chemicals.
Chamomile Tea – drinking 5 cups of this “magic” brew for two weeks will help to relieve your muscle spasm and help ease your cramps. It will also help to calm you down.
I am sure we all can incorporate most if not all of these powerful healthy foods into our daily diet. I know I love every one of them and knowing that they are good for me is just a delicious bonus.
A brand is more than just a logo and a tagline. When different pieces of the marketing mix can be brought together with cohesive planning and execution, an enduring and profitable brand platform is created. Chipotle’s first national commercial succeeded in strengthening their brand thanks not only to creative, but because its messaging linked back to the company’s core promise.
For the sake of full disclosure, let me start by saying that I love Chipotle. I enjoy their food, I use their iPhone app to order without waiting in line, and I appreciate their insistence on making “food with integrity.” That said, it may come as no surprise that I also very much enjoyed their new commercial.
Not only was this commercial more impressive and interesting to me than any of the commercials during the “big game” this year, it also managed to be touching and memorable without straying from Chipotle’s core message and brand promise.
From the simple-looking geometric animation, to the perfect song (which became all the more appropriate when warbled by the legendary Willie Nelson), to the wordless but crystal-clear storytelling…everything in this ad hit exactly the right note. Head over to their website and the brand message is there, loud and clear, “learn more about food with integrity.”
A brand is more than just a logo and a tagline, and when handled properly, its messaging permeates everything that is created and released, to the point that you can see a single piece of collateral and know immediately who it belongs to. At Star we believe that a company’s goals need to align messaging and design elements with market trends and customer insights. When these pieces come together, an enduring and profitable brand platform is created.
While Chipotle may not quite be up to the level of a McDonald’s or a Burger King, they offer a solid brand message to potential customers that is reinforced with all of their current collateral as well as in-store signage. With this ad, they solidify the brand promise that differentiates Chipotle from all of their competitors, which, in essence, is the true purpose of branding.
In a world nearly overrun with fast food joints and quick food choices, a differentiator like this could easily make someone walk a block further to get lunch. I heard more than one person mention that the commercial gave them chills or even brought them to tears, how many ads have you seen that could boast that claim?
People use social media for a wide variety of reasons – catch up with old friends, make new connections and so on. But when it comes what they use social media for regarding a given brand or product or service, most people use social media to see what other people are saying about these very same brands, products or services.
Back in August I wrote a post called Why Marketers Need To Pay Attention To Online Reviews in which I revealed a survey finding that showed that 80% of online customers change their mind about making a purchase after reading negative online reviews. I also explained in that post why a negative review can have a positive impact. It really can. Trust me. Read the post and you’ll see what I mean.
New research by NM Incite, a Nielsen/McKinsey Company shows that the #1 thing consumers use social media for as it relates to their favorite brands is not to get coupons/discounts, or to get information about new products or even to provide feedback of their own, be it positive or negative.
The #1 reason consumers use social media as it relates to their favorite brands is to read. As in read what others are saying about their favorite brands or products or services. The chart below shows that people use social media on a personal level to connect with old friends, for entertainment purposes and so on. And on a career level to network. But look at the section labeled “Products/Services.”
Each year many couples choose Las Vegas as their vacation getaway. To many, a couple’s visit to Las Vegas usually means they are either going to get married or gamble. Even though this happens plenty, there are other reasons why couples visit Las Vegas. There are numerous fun activities for couples to make their stay a non-stop action-filled experience.
The Fountains of Bellagio
When couples arrive to Las Vegas they should visit The Fountains of Bellagio in Las Vegas. The fountains can add to a romantic stroll through Las Vegas. They provide spectators with a water, music and light show like no other. The fountains are cleverly designed to display a well choreographed water show that dances and jumps into the air. Show times are available seven days a week, including holidays at specified times (i.e. Monday through Friday 3 p.m. to 8 p.m., every 30 minutes). As of June 2009, there’s no price to visit the Fountains of Bellagio. Please, contact the Bellagio for more information.
3600 Las Vegas Blvd South
Las Vegas, Nevada 89109
The Roller Coaster
Thrill seeking couples ought to visit The Roller Coaster located atop the New York-New York in Las Vegas. Couples will find themselves clutching to one another as the coaster takes them 203 feet up and then drops them 144 feet. They will also turn 180 degrees and hang 86 feet in the air. If couples who want to remember their ride they can take home a photo of themselves taken will traveling at 67 miles per hour. As of June 2009, The Roller Coaster is open to the public for $14 a day from 10:30 a.m. to 12 a.m.
3790 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Las Vegas, Nevada 89109
The Forum Shops
Couples who love to shop ought to check out The Forum Shops, which are located on the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Forum offers couples a unique shopping experience thanks to its design which resembles Ancient Roman Streets. The design can also spark a romantic outing. There are more than a 160 retail shops that provide visitors with high fashion shopping opportunities (i.e. Gucci and Louis Vuitton). The Forum Shops features replicas of the Trevi and Triton Fountains. It’s open Sunday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. and until midnight Friday and Saturday.
3500 Las Vegas Blvd. So.
Las Vegas, Nevada 89109
Visitors to New South Wales looking for a little rest and rejuvenation will be glad to know that there are a number of health spas worth visiting all across the state. Health spas can be found in the Blue Mountains, Kangaroo Valley and even in the heart of busy Sydney. Whether you plan to spend just a few hours there or are going on a weekend retreat, you’ll find a spa to meet your needs.
Bilpin Health Resort
Bilpin Health resort is located in the Blue Mountains, just 90 minutes away from Sydney. Among the activities for guests at the health spa are taking strolls through the 11 acres of grounds, and practicing yoga and meditation. Spa treatments include standard fare, such as facials, massages, reflexology and body wraps. In addition, the spa offers the Vibrosaun, a chamber much like a one-person sauna, except that the head is not inside the chamber. The Vibrosaun is popularly used for weight loss, and to help high blood pressure, arthritis and insomnia.
Ayurve is a day spa in the heart of Sydney. Amongst the different types of massages offered at Ayurve are Indian massages, Swedish massages, aromatherapy massages and the Ayurve signature massage, which incorporates hot steam towels the spa claims will deepen relaxation. The spa also offers a variety of facials, plus waxing, manicures, pedicures and other beauty treatments one might expect from a day spa. In addition to these standard services, Ayurve offers Ayurvedic lifestyle consultations, helping to restore balance in your body and life.
Spa Sublime is located within the Mountain Heritage Hotel in Katoomba. The spa offers massages, hot stone therapy, manicures, pedicures and other standard spa services. In addition, the spa offers “beautiful bride” packages. The grounds for the hotel include a garden, reading library, and lounge with mountain views and roaring fire.
Kangaroo Valley Getaway Cottages
This spa, located in Kangaroo Valley, just two and a half hours from Sydney’s Central Business District, consists of luxury B&B cottages. The cottages come with a fully equipped kitchen, washer, television, spa bath and outdoor barbecue. Breakfast and picnic hampers are provided, as is gourmet dining with a private chef for those who choose. Spa services include massages, facials and the spa’s signature Sothys Eau Thermale body treatment. The site also features a library, and 16 acres of land and private gardens.
Thanks to the advancement in technology there are a number of new skills and techniques that one can learn in no time. Weaving has been around for a long time, but this art has undergone a number of changes in recent times and there are a number of professional weaving artists who have taken this art form to a whole new level. You can check this out if you’re interested in learning and mastering the art of weaving. The first thing you need is the right Weaving Materials. Once you choose the right weaving material you can let your imagination run wild and experiment with the art as much as you like. There’s no limit to the kind of products you can create with weaving, so choose the right material and begin your journey to create White & gray tapestry Cheap.
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Unlike the early days where women had to manually cut out strips of cloth to complete the art, weaving artists these days have the option of buying weaving equipment from various suppliers across the country. Thanks to the advancement in technology, there are a number of good weaving suppliers that you can find online.
Instead of spending hours on travel visiting to stores, you can place an order for weaving equipment and they will be delivered to your doorstep. You can choose from a wide range of colors, patterns and cloth types to help you come up with your own patterns. You can also check all the latest designs and techniques by visiting the website.
Apart from the cloth, a weaving artist also needs a few essential tools for them to design and create some of the best weaving patterns. These tools help a weaving artist work faster and deliver designs with more precision in comparison to the designs that are created using the hand. One of the best tools that all weaving artists must invest in is the needle tool. This tool resembles a needle and is used to carve the design on the cloth. There are a number of needle tools available in the market, and you need to choose one that suits your needs perfectly. Kids these days are experimenting with various tools that are on offer. There are weaving tools available for children too and you can find them easily online.
Glue is one thing that most weaving artists forget to pay attention to. What most people don’t realize is that glue is one of the most important factors that help determine a perfect weaving design. It’s essential to invest in glue that is made for weaving and of high quality. One of the worst things a weaving artist can experience is using the wrong kind of glue which leaves bad traces or marks behind after drying up. In order to come up with impressive patterns, you need to ensure you’ve got the right glue. Weaving suppliers will manage to provide you with the right glue that you can use in order to come up with the perfect flawless design.
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