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SHERIFF FILE 20027809 SHERIFF'S SALE HUDSON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE LEGAL ADVERTISEMENT SUPERIOR COURT OF NEW JERSEY, CHANCERY DIVISION, HUDSON COUNTY DOCKET F 020691 16 DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR IXIS REAL ESTATE CAPITAL TRUST 2005 HE4 Plaintiff(s) vs. The full legal description can be found at the Office of the Register.) The approximate amount of the judgment to be satisfied by said sale is the sum of $722,499.72, PLUS the Sheriff's Execution Fees. The successful bidder must present the deposit immediately after the successful bid is made. The deposit paid will be by certified check for at least 20% of the amount bid, from which the Sheriff's Execution Fees will be deducted. The balance of the bid is due and payable within 30 days from the date of the sale with certified or cashier's check, with lawful interest calculated on the unpaid balance from the 11th day after sale. The bidder is responsible for the payment of the Realty Transfer Tax. LOT: 51 FKA 44, BLOCK: 26201 FKA 1274 DIMENSIONS: 100.00 X 24.04 X100.00 X 24.04 NEAREST CROSS STREET: SPRING STREET SUBJECT TO ANY UNPAID TAXES, MUNICIPAL LIENS OR OTHER CHARGES, AND ANY SUCH TAXES, CHARGES, LIENS, INSURANCE PREMIUMS OR OTHER ADVANCES MADE BY PLANTIFF PRIOR TO THIS SALE. ALL INTERESTED PARTIES ARE TO CONDUCT AND RELY UPON THEIR OWN INDEPENDENT INVESTIGATION TO ASCERTAIN WHETHER OR NOT ANY OUTSTANDING INTEREST REMAIN OF RECORD AND/ OR HAVE PRIORITY OVER THE LIEN BEING FORECLOSED AND, IF SO THE CURRENT AMOUNT DUE THEREON. IF THE SALE IS SET ASIDE FOR ANY REASON, THE PURCHASER AT THE SALE SHALL BE ENTITLED ONLY A RETURN OF THE DEPOSIT PAID. THE PURCHASER SHALL HAVE NO FURTHER RECOURSE AGAINST THE MORTGAGEE, THE MORTGAGEE'S ATTORNEY. SURPLUS MONEY:IF AFTER THE SALE AND SATISFACTION OF THE MORTGAGE DEBT, INCLUDING COSTS AND EXPENSES,THERE REMAINS ANY SURPLUS MONEY, THE MONEY WILL BE DEPOSITED INTO THE SUPERIOR COURT TRUST FUND AND ANY PERSON CLAIMING THE SURPLUS, OR ANY PART THEREOF, MAY FILE A MOTION PURSUANT TO COURT RULES 4:64 3 AND 4:57 2 STATING THE NATURE AND EXTENT OF THAT PERSON'S CLAIM AND ASKING FOR AN ORDER DIRECTING PAYMENT OF THE SURPLUS MONEY. THE SHERIFF OR OTHER PERSON CONDUCTING THE SALE WILL HAVE INFORMATION REGARDING THE SURPLUS IF ANY. Any additional liens and encumbrances or any defects or clouds upon the title of the property, supplied or made known to the sheriff, will be made known at the time of sale. This Notice is subject to the Conditions of Sale as set forth by the Sheriff, who reserved the right to adjourn the sale without further notice by publication. Frank X. on June 20, 2017. Bid Plans/Drawings may be obtained at the Office of the Director of Purchasing, 394 Central Avenue, Third Floor, Jersey City, New Jersey 07307, (201 547 4896 or 201 547 5155). Failure to download bid specifications and acknowledge receipt of addenda shall result in bid rejection. 10:5 31 et seq. 17:27. Full requirements of the Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Programs are incorporated herein by reference and may be obtained with Proposal Form. 52:32 44) which includes the requirement that contractors provide copies of their Business Registration Certificates issued by the New Jersey Department of the Treasury, as well as other provisions as listed in the Contract Documents. Proposals MUST BE ACCOMPANIED by a Bid Bond or Certified Check, made payable to the City of Jersey City, in an amount equal to Ten (10%) Percent of the Bid. Each Bidder shall submit with his proposal submittal item nos. one (1) through fourteen (14) listed in the Schedule of Submittals by Bidder on page 51 of the General Conditions. certified mail return receipt requested, or may be sent by private courier service. Mail bids to: Peter Folgado, Purchasing Agent, RPPO, QPA, Division of Purchasing, 394 Central Avenue, Third Floor, Jersey City, New Jersey 07307. on the last City business day before the day of the bid reception. on the day of the bid reception. The City shall not be responsible for the loss, non delivery or physical condition of bids sent by mail or courier service. Bids must be submitted individually in a sealed envelope addressed to the Purchasing Agent. Bid proposals must comply with specifications. The Purchasing Agent reserves the right to reject any and all bids received, or portions thereof, if deemed to be in the best interest of the City to do so. Insert dates: May 24 and 26, 2017 05/24 05/26/17 $134.86

NOTICE OF DECISION PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on May 17, 2017 the Town of Harrison Zoning Board of Adjustment adopted written resolutions approving the application by C D Property Group, for proposed construction of a 2 family residential dwelling on an existing lot located at 206 John Street, Block 9, Lot 39, Harrison, NJ, and approving the application by Vijaya Kethireddy Data Kanduri, for proposed renovations to existing 2 family dwelling at 216 John Street, Block 9, Lot 44. A copy of the Board's Resolutions are on file in the office of the Board Secretary at the Municipal Building located at Town Hall, 318 Harrison Avenue, Harrison, New Jersey 07029, and is available for inspection. on June 8, 2017. Bid Plans/Drawings may be obtained at the Office of the Director of Purchasing, 394 Central Avenue, Third Floor, Jersey City, New Jersey 07307, (201 547 4896 or 201 547 5155). Failure to download bid specifications and acknowledge receipt of addenda shall result in bid rejection. 10:5 31 et seq. 17:27. Full requirements of the Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Programs are incorporated herein by reference and may be obtained with Proposal Form. 52:32 44) which includes the requirement that contractors provide copies of their Business Registration Certificates issued by the New Jersey Department of the Treasury, as well as other provisions as listed in the Contract Documents. Proposals MUST BE ACCOMPANIED by a Bid Bond or Certified Check, made payable to the City of Jersey City, in an amount equal to Ten (10%) Percent of the Bid. Each Bidder shall submit with his proposal submittal item nos. one (1) through fourteen (14) listed in the Schedule replica Hermes necklace of Submittals by Bidder on page 51 of the General Conditions. certified mail return receipt requested, or may be sent by private courier service. Mail bids to: Peter Folgado, Purchasing Agent, RPPO, QPA, Division of Purchasing, 394 Central Avenue, Third Floor, Jersey City, New Jersey 07307. on the last City business day before the day of the bid reception. on the day of the bid reception. The City shall not be responsible for the loss, non delivery or physical condition of bids sent by mail or courier service. Bids must be submitted individually in a sealed envelope addressed to the Purchasing Agent. Bid proposals must comply with specifications. The Purchasing Agent reserves the right to reject any and all bids received, or portions thereof, if deemed to be in the best interest of the City to do so. Insert dates: May 24 and 26, 2017 05/24 05/26/17 $126.70

SELF INSURANCE FUND COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF HOBOKEN WEDNESDAY, MAY 31, 2017 AGENDA A MEETING OF THE SELF INSURANCE FUND COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF HOBOKEN, NEW JERSEY WILL BE HELD ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 31, 2017 AT 5PM IN THE OFFICE OF THE BUSINESS ADMINISTRATOR. THIS MEETING IS CONDUCTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE OPEN PUBLIC MEETING ACT. NOTICE OF THIS MEETING HAS BEEN FURNISHED TO THE JERSEY JOURNAL, THE STAR LEDGER, POSTED ON THE CITY'S WEBSITE AND ON THE BULLETIN BOARD IN THE LOBBY OF HOBOKEN CITY HALL. AGENDA ROLL CALL APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF APRIL 26, 2017 MEETING AND THE MINUTES OF THE SPECIAL MEETING HELD ON MAY 4, 2017 CLAIMS REVIEW TPA INTERVIEW DISCUSSIONS NEW BUSINESS 05/24/17 $59.89

PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE TO ABSENT DEFENDANTS STATE OF NEW JERSEY TO: ROBERT SCOTT ST. CLAIR, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS EXECUTOR OF THE ESTATE OF JEAN ST CLAIR BUSCH, DECEASED and MRS. R. SCOTT ST. CLAIR, HIS WIFE You are hereby summoned and required to serve upon PHELAN HALLINAN DIAMOND JONES, PC Plaintiff's Attorney, whose address is 400 Fellowship Road, Suite 100, Mt. Laurel, New Jersey 08054, an answer to the complaint, amended complaint and amendment(s) and order(s), if any, filed in a civil action in which PENNYMAC LOAN SERVICES, LLC is Plaintiff and ROBERT SCOTT ST. CLAIR, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS EXECUTOR OF THE ESTATE OF JEAN ST CLAIR BUSCH, DECEASED, et al. are Defendants, pending in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Chancery Division, GLOUCESTER County and bearing Docket No.: F 000683 17, within thirty five (35) days after the date of publication of this notice, exclusive of the date of service. If you fail to do so, judgment by default may be rendered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint, amended complaint, amendment(s), order(s), if any. You shall file your answer and proof of service in duplicate with the Clerk of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Hughes Justice Complex, 25 West Market Street, Trenton, New Jersey 08625, in accordance with the Rules of Civil Practice and Procedure. You, ROBERT SCOTT ST. CLAIR, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS EXECUTOR OF THE ESTATE OF JEAN ST CLAIR BUSCH, DECEASED, are joined in this action by virtue of the following: ROBERT SCOTT ST. CLAIR, Individually and as Executor of the Estate of JEAN ST CLAIR BUSCH, Deceased, is hereby named a party defendant to this foreclosure action as a precaution for any lien, claim or interest he may have in, to or on the mortgaged premises, because he is the son of JEAN ST CLAIR BUSCH, deceased This action has been instituted for the purpose of (1) foreclosing a mortgage dated December 24, 2013 made by JEAN ST CLAIR BUSCH, as Mortgagor(s), to MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. The assignment was recorded on September 27, 2016 in assignment Book 314, Page 223 and By assignment of Mortgage executed on September 20, 2016, MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. The assignment was recorded September 27, 2016 in Book 314, Page 223 and (2) to recover possession of the mortgaged premises commonly known as: 137 ARLINE AVENUE, DEPTFORD, NJ 08096 1911. Said property address being lot 12 and block 167. MRS. ROBERT SCOTT ST. CLAIR, HIS WIFE is hereby named a party defendant herein for any lien, claim or interest she may have in, to, or on the mortgaged premises, which were acquired after the date of the mortgage, because she is the wife of ROBERT SCOTT ST. CLAIR and it not being known whether or not he is married. If you are unable to obtain an attorney, you may communicate with the New Jersey State Bar.

PUBLIC NOTICE Superior Court of New Jersey, Chancery Division GLOUCESTER County Docket No. WHITCRAFT, SPOUSE OF DENISE WHITCRAFT; MRS. WHITCRAFT, SPOUSE OF JACK WHITCRAFT; MRS. WHITCRAFT, SPOUSE OF SCOTT WHITCRAFT; MRS. WHITCRAFT, SPOUSE OF MICHAEL WHITCRAFT; MRS. WHITCRAFT, SPOUSE OF JAY WHITCRAFT; MR. WHITCRAFT, SPOUSE OF JANET WHITCRAFT YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED AND REQUIRED to serve upon RAS Citron, LLC, plaintiff's attorneys, whose address is 130 Clinton Road, Suite 202, Fairfield, NJ 07004, an Answer to the Amended Complaint filed in a Civil Action, in which DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE, IN TRUST FOR THE REGISTERED HOLDERS OF MORGAN STANLEY ABS CAPITAL I TRUST 2007 HE6, MORTGAGE PASS THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007 HE6. is the plaintiff and Hermes white gold necklace replica ANN T. WHITCRAFT; MR. WHITCRAFT, SPOUSE OF ANN T. WHITCRAFT; DENISE WHITCRAFT; MR. WHITCRAFT, SPOUSE OF DENISE WHITCRAFT; JACK WHITCRAFT; MRS. WHITCRAFT, SPOUSE OF JACK WHITCRAFT; SCOTT WHITCRAFT; MRS. WHITCRAFT, SPOUSE OF SCOTT WHITCRAFT; MICHAEL WHITCRAFT; MRS. WHITCRAFT, SPOUSE OF MICHAEL WHITCRAFT; JAY WHITCRAFT; MRS. WHITCRAFT, SPOUSE OF JAY WHITCRAFT; JANET WHITCRAFT; MR. WHITCRAFT, SPOUSE OF JANET WHITCRAFT; KAREN L. IANETTA; STATE OF NEW JERSEY; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA are defendants, pending in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Chancery Division, GLOUCESTER County and bearing Docket No. F 033893 14 within thirty five (35) days after May 24, 2017 exclusive of such date. If you fail to answer or appear in accordance with Rule 4:4 6, Judgment by Default may be rendered against you for relief demanded in the Amended Foreclosure Complaint. You shall file your Answer and Proof of Service in duplicate with the Clerk of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Hughes Justice Complex CN 971, Trenton, New Jersey 08625, in accordance with the Rules of Civil Practice and Procedure. You are further advised that if you are unable to obtain an attorney you may communicate with the Lawyer Referral Service of the County of Venue and that if you cannot afford an attorney, you may communicate with the Legal Services Office of the County of Venue. The telephone number of such agencies are as follows: Legal Services Office 856 848 5360 Lawyer Referral Service 609 848 4589. This action has been instituted for the purpose of (1) foreclosing a mortgage dated February 27, 2007, made by JOHN D WHITCRAFT; ANN T WHITCRAFT, as mortgagor(s) to MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. AS NOMINEE FOR Decision One Mortgage Company, LLC and (2) to recover possession of and concerns premises commonly known as 315 OAKWOOD DRIVE, NEWFIELD, New Jersey and known as LOT 22 BLOCK 501 on the tax map of GLOUCESTER. Said mortgage was recorded in Mortgage Book 10427 at Page 307 in the records of GLOUCESTER County. Said mortgage was eventually assigned to the Plaintiff, DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE, IN TRUST FOR THE REGISTERED HOLDERS OF MORGAN STANLEY ABS CAPITAL I TRUST 2007 HE6, MORTGAGE PASS THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007 HE6. YOU, MR. WHITCRAFT, SPOUSE OF DENISE WHITCRAFT, are made party defendant to the above foreclosure action because after due inquiry, the Plaintiff has been unable to ascertain the name of the spouse of DENISE WHITCRAFT, if any, and said spouse is designated as MR. WHITCRAFT, SPOUSE OF DENISE WHITCRAFT. Any right, title, or interest MR. WHITCRAFT, SPOUSE OF DENISE WH.

HUDSON COUNTY SCHOOLS OF TECHNOLOGY Hudson County, New Jersey NOTICE TO BIDDERS Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by the Hudson County Schools of Technology, 8511 Tonnelle Avenue, North Bergen, on August 15, 2017 at 11:00AM prevailing time, and at that time and place publicly opened and read aloud for the following: SOLID WASTE CONTAINER AND TRANSPORTATION SERVICES Specifications and proposal forms may be obtained in person only on or after May 24, 2017 at the offices of the Board Secretary, 8511 Tonnelle Avenue, North Bergen, New Jersey 07047, (201) 662 6665, during business hours 8:00AM to 3:00PM. Bids shall be submitted on the forms provided and shall be in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Bid Specifications and other bidding documents. All solid waste container and transportation services will be provided for a period of one (1) year and/or optional five (5) years commencing September 1, 2017 and lasting through August 31, 2022. Bids may be submitted in person or by mail. Please provide two original copies of the bids when submitting. Though bids may be sent by mail or other courier services, the Hudson County Schools of Technologies takes no responsibility for the loss, non delivery or physical condition of the bids. Bids must be accompanied by a bid security in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the Bid but in no case in excess of twenty thousand dollars ($20,000), with a guaranty that if a contract is awarded, the bidder shall execute the contract. The bid security shall be in the form of a certified check, cashier's check or bid bond payable to the Hudson County Schools of Technology. 1975, c. 1977, c. 33, Disclosure Statement, and all other requirements set forth in the Bid Specifications. Bidders are required to use the statement forms contained in the bid Specifications. The Hudson County Schools of Technology reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive any informality or to accept a bid, which in its judgment, best serves the interest of the Schools. No bids may be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) days after the date and time set for the opening of bids. Each bid shall be enclosed in a sealed envelope addressed to the Hudson County Schools of Technology, 8511 Tonnelle Avenue, North Bergen, New Jersey 07047, and Attn: Joseph M. Muniz, Board Secretary, bearing the name and address of Bidder, upon which shall be designated: "Bid Proposal for Solid Waste Container and Transportation Services" By Order of the Board of Education Joseph M. Muniz, Board Secretary 05/24/17 $81.82

PUBLIC NOTICE Notice of Adoption MAURICE RIVER TOWNSHIP ORDINANCE NO. 651 AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF MAURICE RIVER, CUMBERLAND COUNTY, GOVERNING THE MAINTENANCE OF VACANT PROPERTY, ESTABLISHING REQUIREMENTS FOR REGISTRATION Hermes imitation necklace AND REQUIRING A REGISTRATION FEE ON OWNERS OF VACANT PROPERTIES The above ordinance amendment was passed on first reading by the Township Committee of Maurice River Township on April 20, 2017. Second reading, public hearing and final adoption was held at a regular meeting of the Township Committee of Maurice River Township on May 18, 2017 at which time this ordinance was duly adopted and will become effective upon publication of this notice. K. Louann Karrer Deputy Municipal Clerk Cost $31.93 (4360758) 1t 5/24/2017

PUBLIC NOTICE SUPERIOR COURT OF NEW JERSEY CHANCERY DIVISION SALEM COUNTY DOCKET NO. F 55719 09 SHERIFF NO. Defendant By virtue of a Writ of Execution in the above stated action to me directed, I shall expose for sale at public venue at the Salem County Sheriff's Office, situated at No.94 Market Street, in the City of Salem, New Jersey on Monday, June 19, 2017 at 2 o'clock in the afternoon, ALL the following lot, tract or parcel of land and premises, situate, lying and being in the Township of Lower Alloways Creek, in the County of Salem and State of New Jersey, bounded and described as follows : Municipality : Lower Alloways Creek County of Salem State of New Jersey Street and Street No. : 121 Hogate Boulevard Salem, NJ 08079 Tax Block and Lot No. : Block 22, Lot 12 Dimensions of Lot ( approximately) : 189.69 FT X 286.17 FT X 184.61 FT X 335.89 FT Nearest Cross Street : Hogate Road A full legal description of the premises can be found in the offices of the County Clerk and the Sheriff of Salem County. The approximate amount of the judgment to be satisfied by said sale is the sum of $261,789.72 together with the costs of this sale. Subject to any unpaid taxes, municipal liens or other charges, and any such taxes, charges, liens, insurance premiums or other advances made by plaintiff prior to this sale. All interested parties are to conduct and rely upon their own independent investigation to ascertain whether or not any outstanding interest remain of record and/or have priority over the lien being foreclosed and, if so the current amount due thereon. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee or the Mortgagee's attorney. Surplus Money: If after the sale and satisfaction of the mortgage debt, including costs and expenses, there remains any surplus money, the money will be deposited into the Superior Court Trust Fund and any person claiming the surplus, or any part thereof, may file a motion pursuant to the Court Rules 4:64 3 and 4:57 2 stating the nature and extent of that person's claim and asking for an order directing payment of the surplus money. The Sheriff or other person conducting the sale will have information regarding the surplus, if any. Terms of Sale: 20% of bid in cash, certified check or cashiers check from the successful bidder upon conclusion of sale; balance due in 30 days. Right to adjourn the sale is reserved without further notice of publication. Phelan, Hallinan, Diamond Jones, PC, Attorneys for Plaintiff. Charles Hermes handbag replica M. Miller, Sheriff Cost $419.76 5/24,31; 6/7
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Professor Peter Clarkson

Peter Clarkson undertakes research and teaching in both accounting and finance. His current research interests fake Hermes jewelry encompass issues relating to voluntary disclosure (both of a financial and a non financial nature), company performance and valuation, and the economic implications of environmental performance. His work has been published in academic journals including The Accounting Review (TAR), Journal of Accounting and Economics (JAE), Contemporary Accounting Research (CAR), Accounting, Organisations and Society (AOS), Journal of Accounting and Public Policy (JAAP), Abacus, Journal of Finance (JF), and Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA)., as well as in professional periodicals. He is currently an Editor of Contemporary Accounting Research and Associate copy Hermes necklace Editor for Journal of Business Finance Accounting, Journal of International Accounting Research, and Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics.

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The use of independent expert reports in Australia takeovers

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Auditor connservatism and voluntary disclosure: Evidence from the year 2000 systems issue

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The factors that influence equity returns

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The factors that influence equity returns

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The market valuation of environmental capital expenditures by pulp and paper companies

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Debiasing the effect of outcome knowledge in ex post evaluations of auditor judgement: The role of instructions

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Paul Blanca And His Shocking Art Photography

Paul Blanca (1954/58), official name Paul Vlaswinkel, is a Dutch artist (art photographer) who had a breakthrough in the early 80s of the last century with his confrontational violent self portraits influenced by the American photographers Robert Mapplethorpe (1946 1989) and Andres Serrano (1950). The self taught Blanca came into touch with the artscene when he met Eva Veldhoen, the daughter of the well known Dutch painter Aat Veldhoen (1934). The acquaintance with this artistic environment was a real eye opener for Blanca and shortly after he started photographing, first in color with a small screen camera but very soon after shooting in B using a Hasselblad camera (6 X 6 cm).

In 1980 he was introduced to the world famous choreographer Hans van Manen (1932), who is a meritorious photographer himself and had a photo studio. Besides their mutual interest in photography, Van Manen also used Blanca in one of his dance choreographies called Pose in which Blanca performed as a kick boxer, he was a practitioner of this full contact sport from the age of 16, surrounded by ballerina's.

Most of Blanca's self portraits deal with strong emotions and violent themes like fear, sadness, pain, agression and sexuality exploring his inner demons. Diametrically against this harsh work, there are the sensitive and gentle pictures like the one called Mother and Son (Mapplethorpe's favourite) depicting himself in a tender embrace with his mother, both fully naked, or the portrait holding his newborn son in the air called Father and Son.

In 1986 Blanca worked on a book called Timing (edition of 1000) which featured the upcoming Dutch artists of the necklace Hermes imitaiton eighties and his photographs were accompanied by poems of Koos Dalstra (1950). For his touching series Par la Pluie des Femmes (1989) he asked his female models to think of their most traumatic experiences. Together with Hans Gieles and Francis Boeske of the gallery Vous Etes Ici he produced the magnificent Sangre de Toro series in 1991 (see 'Blood of the Bull' below).

During this time Blanca also started as a research journalist for the Amsterdam weekly, Nieuwe Revu and the newspaper Het Parool. He wrote about crack and again exploring his own boundaries he started to use it himself, resulting in an addiction. Hermes Birkin bag replica His article for Nieuwe Revu on weapons was the starting point of a downward spiral with him being a suspect in the assault on Rob Scholte in 1995 because of his "knowledge" of grenades. There was a long silence but in 2008 Blanca returned with a project called Mi Mattes in which he photographed gangmembers hanging around his studio.

Over the years there seems to be an increasing will power in Blanca's self portraits. In 1982 he photographed himself With Eelsholding six living eels in his mouth (in his perception a disgusting animal), he looks into the world (at the viewer) with a resigned facial expression like he's thinking "that's how it really goes" with the scavengers fulfilling his wish to immortalization. In Blanca's Selfportrait, Back with Mickey Mouse, the large depiction on his back inflicted with a sharp knife (razor blade) by a befriended tattoo artist, of Mickey Mouse with his thumbs up and a big smile, like he's saying: "Keep up the good work", is a sceptical statement because the mouse is crying. In his Selfportrait Bull (1982) Blanca becomes, with his painted body disguished as a bull and his agressive facial expression, a disturbed figure. With his erected penis Hermes handbag copy in his left hand and his right hand in a clenched grip, he's looking for an exertion disarming the poetic image. The excessive nature of Blanca's self portraits serve as a purification and therefore he has to subvert all boundaries and norms.

Blanca who had lived and worked in Spain for two years (in the early 90s), had, while there, become obsessed by bullfighting and kept up with all the ferias (local seasonal festivities) to take photographs. To challenge himself emotionally Blanca also participated in a bullfight, not with real bulls but with dangerous vacas(cows) Hermes Birkin 30CM Handbag copy of 850 pounds. It intrigued him that when the corrida (bullfight) was at an end, the bull's meat was served in restaurants but nothing was done with the blood it is the fluid of life, after all. Blanca investigated whether blood could be used as silk screen printing ink. The treated blood was used for the Sangre de Toro port folio, based on Blanca's photos. Pressing the ink through the screen only once produced no more than a light pink colour, and in the end 35 'pulls' were needed to achieve the darkest tone in the pictures, creating a visible relief. The series forms a high point on the periphery of Blanca's photographic work. For the affecionades(devotees) it is a must, for opponents of bullfighting it is also a monument of beauty.
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Ohio Secretary of State on ACORN Voter Fraud Allegations 'On the Record'

JENNIFER BRUNNER (D), OHIO SECRETARY OF STATE: There are a number of, basically, allegations that don't have any evidence to support them. There's much more conjecture than anything else. We have a great number of procedures in our law that would prevent voter fraud in Ohio. But I think that some people are alarmed because we've had record numbers of people register to vote, and it tends to be the argument either voter suppression or voter fraud, depending upon which political party is pushing that issue.

VAN SUSTEREN: I talk to Joe Weasel of Palestra a little while ago and it's a student journalism organization and it's one that FOX News Hermes bag knock off Channel has a financial interest in and has an ongoing relationship for because the students have reported for us and for others. But he said that two of his students were down looking at the voter registration and investigating whether or not there was voter registration fraud. And he said that today, they received a call from your office, from someone who they think was the director of communications, accusing them of shoddy journalism and being a mouthpiece for the Republican Party because they were reporting on voter registration irregularities. Do you know anything about that?

VAN SUSTEREN: We're hearing that people are saying that I know Palestra is complaining, or at least has made I shouldn't have used the word "complaining," but at least has brought to the attention some voting issues. And I believe and I know that up in Cuyahoga County that Hermes Birkin bag fake there's some sort of suggestion that these are just rumblings, which is not evidence. And I'm just trying to make sure, since we're you know, we're under the wire, we've only got until November 4, that you would vigilantly investigate anything that came to your office.

BLACKWELL: She is a Democrat. But again, Greta, I want to underscore something. We won't be able to solve this crisis in confidence unless we do it on a bipartisan basis. And so whatever our philosophical difference is, we must pull together to build voter confidence in the election returns. And the way that you do that is that you trust but you verify. And you must be able to verify the veracity of Hermes Kelly handbag knock off voter registrations and the vote count at the local level, at the county level in the state of Ohio.

BLACKWELL: Well, it is distressing. And let me just say this. I think it's outrageous that someone would suggest that there is not enough evidence to be highly suspicious of a rogue organization like ACORN. They do a disservice to the community based organizations across this country that try to empower the poor and to make sure that we have give voice to all of our citizens. This is an organization that has a history of voter fraud. This is an organization that in at least 12 states are under investigation. And Hermes Kelly bag replica I'll just tell you that in Nevada, it's a Democrat. This is not a legal transcript for purposes of litigation.
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NYC Has the Most Magnificent Bridges

Credit: creative commonsThe Robert James Waller story is a great love story that uses the covered bridges of Iowa as a backdrop. However, to experience some true magnificence and architectural wonder, one must turn to the eight suspension bridges that connect the various boroughs of New York City to themselves and the neighboring state of New Jersey. Literally, millions of people cross these eight bridges every day. None is less than 45 years old and all are expected to provide even more decades of service. Each is iconic in its own right and together, they are notable a reminder of the steadfastness and grandeur of the capital of the world. In 1956, when the bridge officially opened, it only had one deck. The second, the was added in 1962. A wonder of technological achievement at the time of its opening, the bridge has also been applauded by architects from around the world including the Frenchman and handbag Hermes copy great proponent of modern architecture, Le Corbusier. The bridge serves as one of the focal points for all land deliveries to New York City as most hazardous materials are not allowed to enter through the various tunnels that also link the island to the mainland. At the time of its completion in the early 1960s, it was the longest suspension bridge in the world. In fact, the span of the bridge is so long that the curvature of the Earth had to be considered in its design. To account for this fact, the tops of the towers are almost two inches further apart than Hermes bag copy at the bottom. In addition, its towers are so high that they can be seen from every borough in the city. Triboro (1936) (165k)Manhattan The Bronx QueensThough its official name if the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Bridge, most New Yorkers and, more importantly, no cabbies would recognize that name. Instead, the bridge is almost universally known as the Triboro. The bridge is unique in that its main span starts in one borough, Queens, and then forks to arrive in either Manhattan or the Bronx. The bridge was one of the largest public works projects of the Great Depression and cost more to build than the Hoover Dam.

Credit: creative commonsWhitestone Throgs Neck (1939 1961) (220k combined)The Bronx QueensAlthough built 20 years apart, these two bridges, were part of a grand plan by noted architect Robert Moses. Moses had envisioned a series of elevated highways around and through the borough of Manhattan and connected to the boroughs through an array of bridges. These two were originally conceptualized as part of the plan but by the time the Throgs Neck was finally completed, Moses urban vision for the city had been abandoned. These days, the two bridges are major thoroughfares connecting Long Island as well as the major airports of NYC with the rest of the region.

Credit: creative commonsBrooklyn, Manhattan Williamsburg (1883, 1903, 1909) (300k combined)Manhattan BrooklynThese three bridges along with the Midtown Tunnel connect the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn across the East River. and combined provide the greatest influx of commuters to Manhattan. Unlike the other large commuter bridges that enter Manhatten, these three are free to pedestrian and vehicular traffic. All three bridges were testaments to architecture and engineering in their day. When opened in the late 19th century, the Brooklyn was longest suspension bridge in the world and utilized the latest and greatest in bridge building techniques. Similarly, the Manhattan and Williamsburg Bridges fostered further engineering accomplishments as both were designed to carry passenger trains as well as cars. All three are seeming anachronisms as their entry and road ways are uniquely designed but their construction has stood the test of Hermes handbag copy time and all are expected to last for another century or more.

The Queensboro or 59th Street Bridge (1909) (175k)Queens ManhattanThe Queensboro Bridge represented a departure from it sister bridges to the south as it was a cantilevered bridge and not a suspension one. Pedestrian traffic ca Hermes Birkin bag copy rach the island via the associated tramway while vehicular traffic must cross one of the other East River bridges and approach the island from the east. The piers of the bridge on the Manhattan side are also home the renowned open air Bridge Market. Credit: creative commonsThe Bayonne Bridge (1931) (20k)Staten Island New Jersey

One of the unheralded but still strikingly beautiful accesses to new York City is the Bayonne bridge that connects the state of New jersey with the city across the Kill Van Kull. This bridge is by most accounts one of least majestic of the bridges of New York City and yet is the fourth largest steel arch bridge in the world. The Bayonne Bridge is also notable for the current renovation project that is planned for it. The bridge is an impediment to any ships wishing to enter the Port of Newark. With the expansion of the Panama Canal, larger container ships will be visiting this port but would be unable to pass under the current bridge. The civil engineers engaged to solve the problem have decided to build a rod bed above the existing one and then demolish the lower level. Bridge technology will take another leap forward on the majestic bridges of New York City.
Yesterday, 07:05 · 0 comments
Old Slut Meme and Facebook

So? What does this have replica hermes mens bracelet to do with Facebook? Turns out a whole lot, because there is no being neutral in this situation. You either help change it or you actively tolerate it and encourage the perpetrators of violence by doing so.Earlier this week I wrote about how the use of photography (especially without the subject's consent) intensifies harassment, abuse and violence against women. It is, however, the virtual equivalent of street harassment and, as such, demonstrates the way the photography serves to exponentially magnify the effects of subtle and real violence along a broad spectrum.The page, which posts photographs of girls and women so that hermes enamel bracelet Knockoff others can comment on their sluttiness, has more than 200,000 likes. Based on the comments, the photos appear to be in use without the consent or even knowledge of the girls and women featured. The owners of the page, 19 year olds "Dom James," not sluts themselves according to their profile, are upset because their Tumblr of the same name was deleted and also because Facebook added the following qualification to their page: "[Controversial Humor]." That changes everything. The dynamic duo are so dismayed by the petition, and by people threatening to sue them, that they have started their own petition: "Please sign to tell people who complain about "12 year old slut memes" to shut the fk up."The man who started the petition to have the page taken down thinks that it encourages violence against minors and is a violation of Facebook's own guidelines regarding hate speech. Facebook says nothing and, indeed, as Anna North points out in Buzzfeed today, despite the fact that the page seems to fit the description of cyberbullying and endangering minors outlined in Facebook's terms, Facebook will not remove it. The two owners of the page defend it this way: "You put something on Facebook, you no longer own it. Sometimes it pays to read the fine print. In short, shut your fking mouth and accept you're the one that put up that slutty photo, regret and forget, you fking moron." They have a point about the small print and, indeed, now that they have put up the "slutty" photos themselves, might want to consider the terms of their own indictment. As with rape joke pages, there is not shortage of support for this page. It's funny. Really. As one woman put it in a common refrain on the page, "Wow nobody these days can take laughs."This is pretty much Facebook's attitude and why it deals with this page and assorted others by adding [Humor] to titles. As a result, according to Facebook's interpretation and adherence to its own policies, they will not take down Boobs, Breasts and Boys who love them, unless the boys are babies since they do take down photos of breastfeeding mothers. They will not take down [Controversial Humor] rape pages, but they will remove a photograph of a woman crossing the street in New York City because she is topless (legal in New York, but not the sovereign state of Facebook). Obscene being defined by Facebook as a breast not in service to a man. Maybe it's not a breast problem at all, but a nipple issue. Maybe Facebook lawyers are scared or put off by nipples. This isn't offensive. At best it is sloppy and stupid and incoherent and, at worst, overtly sexist and misogynistic.And, yes, I know, I know, the 12 year old slut meme page does not openly suggest, say, hitting a pre teen girl who makes the mistake of posting a photo that lends itself to Dom and James' critical insights, nor does it make jokes about raping children or women. Other Facebook pages, with fans ranging from the tens to the hundreds of thousand, however, do. For example, "[Satire] Kicking a slut in the vagina and losing your foot inside" is still up and does not specify age of slut to kick and, as Cath Elliot pointed out in the Guardian last year, if "[Humor] Roses are red, violets are blue. I've got a knife, get in the van (and multiple variations thereof), is not "hateful, threatening or gratuitously violent, I don't for the life of me know what is." "Roses are red" is not controversial however, it's just plain [Humor], like these side splittingly clever pages and communities: "Seeing a Pregnant Woman and Wanting to Punch Her In the Face" (47K); I just want to get drunk and punch the slut in the face; or, accompanied by a photo of a woman down on her knees, hair gripped in a man's hand."got a sec you slut, Hit the deck you mut (sic)" (Note: this group appears to have been removed since the initial research for this post). "I'd Punch You if You Were a Woman" ("This is a Page fully dedicated to beating woman unmercifully! Haha kidding of course.") Then there's You are a Slut Get Hit by a Car and last but not least, in the less than 5 minute survey that I just undertook using search terms like "woman," "hit," "slut," and "punch," is the whole "Shut the Fk Up and Make Me a Sandwich" meme punctuated occasionally by hilarious photos of women bleeding and with blackened eyes and bruises. The terms "babe" and "bitch" additions are optional for the search.Facebook's small print also prohibits the use or posting of content that is "threatening" or "hateful" or that "incites violence." That's what the terms say. Really. This stuff is [Humor], [Controversial Humor] and [Satire].Just about now someone is jumping up and down taking the self righteous, insulting and entirely disingenuous route of claiming this is a high falutin' "First Amendment" (gasp!) issue. Dom and James can put up anything they want and people can like any page they like. That goes without saying. But, that actually doesn't mean Facebook has to tolerate it. Clearly Facebook censors content all the time. Violent content. Racist content. Homophobic content. Anti insert your religion here content. They have leeway in their interpretation of "violent," "threatening" and "hate."This is now small things turn into bigger things: I think a Hermes Collier de Chien Bracelet replica reasonable person might find "I kill bitches" with its side splittingly funny gun pointing at your face photo and the "I love killing fucking bitches" comment thread exceeds being offensive. I mean if the same gun were in place and the entire page and thread said, say, "I kill ns," I don't think we'd be having this conversation. Just replace the gender slurs in the examples above with a racial, ethnic or religious alternative and see how long THAT lasts in Facebook. There is NO SHORTAGE of racists, anti semites, Islamophobes, homophobes and more out there who, I've got to believe, know how to use the internet and have Facebook accounts. I'm sure they would love to populate Facebook pages with threatening, inciting content. I tried searching. Whereas "punch a woman" yields lots of communities and pages, alternatives just don't come up. Give it a whirl. I imagine, Occam's Razor and all that, that those pages are hermes clic h bracelet replica not up because Facebook censors them and not because violent haters of difference have been miraculously purged from the planet. For example, as Angie Becker Stevens pointed out last fall in Ms. Magazine, Facebook removes anti semitic pages.There are real and serious issues to be resolved regarding content, the Internet, free speech and sovereignty, but by its own behavior Facebook is demonstrating how this situation is not among them. There are clearly topics and content that Facebook does not condone. And, Dom and James seem perfectly capable of insulting their critics in other ways if they have to. It's a small price to pay for making a statement against the denigration of girls and women in ways that are tied to the trivialization of both actual and virtual violence.Why is it so hard to imagine a world in which girls and women are not daily subjected to the use of hate filled violence against us as entertainment? Endorsed more than tacitly by a major cultural force like Facebook?It is arguable that misogyny is in Facebook's DNA and integral to its culture. comparing women to farm animals, and then to each other, based on their looks and then publicly ranking them." Even aside from the subjective nature of what people find funny and the erroneous use of the word "Satire" it is hard for me to ignore this origin story when considering Facebook's gender selective interpretations of what constitutes "threatening," "violent" and "hate speech," in its content censorship choices.What the interpreters of terms at Facebook have yet to realize is that these pages are not just "offensive" to some people. Of course they are offensive to some people and that is just fine. But, they are genuinely "threatening," "hateful," and appear to "incite violence." They represent Facebook's choices about what the company thinks is okay culturally. This isn't hard to understand. Facebook doesn't have a word problem. Or a terms problem. Or a censorship problem. It has a sexism problem. It has a puerile male norm problem, apparently well informed by lad mags. It has a problem with defining words like "violent" and "hate crimes" and construing how words like "punch" "die, bitch, die" "slap" "bitch" "slut" and more might not be considered "threatening" and "inciting."And, this isn't a matter of men versus women, there are plenty of women who think pages like the ones above are hilarious and just as many men who understand why they are not and the real harm that they pose. That's why, as with rape jokes, the problem is not that these pages exist, it's that so many people find the idea of violence against women so entertaining and that the people running Facebook flaunt such an openly sexist and misogynistic interpretation of their policies.This situation is more than [Controversial] and it's really NotFunnyFacebook. Facebook is on the wrong side of a divide it might want to reconsider. Facebook has the opportunity to do something good, particularly on the eve of Domestic Abuse Awareness Month. Despite the open support for pages like "12 Year Old Slut Memes" of men and women who don't even realize the depth and meaning of this problem, it ultimately won't pay for Facebook to stand against the tide of onebillionrising. Facebook should seize the moment and actually take a stand against violence against girls and women. It's a do the right thing and get with the program issue.
Yesterday, 05:03 · 0 comments
Police fake hermes H bracelet pink catch fugitive in movie

An escaped murder suspect wearing only underwear scaled down the outside of an apartment block, was run over by police on Portage Avenue, but still managed to hijack a car with two small children and elude police for an hour before officers caught him.

The children, aged 11 months and five years, were not harmed.

In a spectacular chase described by one officer as "nothing short of Hollywood,'' Derik Zarichanski was arrested, along with his grandmother, Jean Gartner, and another man, after he left the hijacked vehicle and the children and hopped into a waiting Pontiac Grand Am outside a St. Vital strip mall.

Undercover police in three vehicles, who hermes gold bracelet replica said they had been trailing Gartner all day, then rammed the Grand Am as it was pulling onto St. Anne's Road. A police officer reportedly fired a shot at the vehicle before the arrests.

"It was a good end to a long saga," one of the officers involved said. "It got a little hairy for a moment or two, but it worked out well."

No one was injured during the arrest, although Zarichanski broke his ankle at some point during his run from police. Police say he replica hermes mens bracelet could have broken it climbing down the Colony Square West block at 555 St. Mary Ave., or when he was hit by a pickup truck driven by officers on Portage Avenue near Memorial Boulevard.

His lawyer Knockoff hermes gold bracelet Martin Glazer said late yesterday Zarichanski was under heavy police guard at the Health Sciences Centre. Glazer had spoken briefly to Gartner, 53.

"She's traumatized, but relieved her grandson was not killed," he said.

Police say Zarichanski and Gartner face numerous charges.

Gartner, who raised Zarichanski, contacted the media Saturday after city police "visited" her La Salle business. She claimed she didn't know where he was, and that he told her he wouldn't be taken alive.

Witnesses and police say Zarichanski, a 20 year old suspected drug dealer and gang member, cheated death several times yesterday during his flight. when police, including the emergency response unit, got a tip that Zarichanski was holed up with a girlfriend in a seventh floor suite at 555 St. Mary Ave.

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He was wearing only designer boxer shorts and had dyed his dark brown hair a fluorescent orange.

Zarichanski then ran onto Portage Avenue, almost immediately running up to cars, trying to open driver's side doors.

"You'll just shake your head," RCMP spokesman Sgt. Steve Saunders said. "This is nothing short of Hollywood."

Witness Richard Fulham said he was driving on Portage when he saw the man running up to cars.

"There was a guy in a half ton truck after him," Fulham said. "I didn't know what was going on at the time. I thought the guy in the truck was chasing the guy, like he was trying to collect a drug debt."

Fulham, a Winnipeg lawyer, said the fleeing man ran up to a mini van and a second car, trying to get in and overpower the drivers. Both drivers had locked their doors and drove away. Zarichanski then ran east towards The Bay and crossed the street in front of the Investors Group building.

Fulham said the pickup had sped down Portage and did a sharp U turn at Vaughan, speeding towards the fleeing man.

"The truck hit him," Fulham said. "He just flew. He hit the ground and I didn't think he'd get up, but he did. It was just crazy. It looked like the people in the truck were trying to kill him.

"It hit him hard. The hood was dented. The bumper was dented and the lights were broken. I think he's got more injuries than a broken ankle."

Fulham said he called 911 to report the apparent accident. He said he found out later the truck driver was a police officer and the fleeing man with the orange hair was Zarichanski.

"It was a life and death run for him," he said.

Johnson said Zarichanski then ran towards Vaughan and around the corner, where he confronted a man driving a black Sunbird. It's believed the man had just dropped his wife off for work at Portage Place.

Johnson said Zarichanski smashed the driver's window out with his fists, opened the door and attacked the terrified father, his 11 month old and five year old sons in the back seat.

Police sources say the man tried to fight back, but that Zarichanski pushed him out the passenger side door and sped away.
Yesterday, 04:58 · 0 comments
Prince Charles and his siblings

The baptism of Prince George last month was notable not only for a lack of royal godparents Zara Phillips being the only one but a lack of royalty in general. The ceremony was a tight affair, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge having invited 22 guests, six of them from the Royal Family. It was, in reality, the bare minimum: the Queen, Duke of Edinburgh, Prince of Wales, Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Harry and Zara. No Princess Royal, no Duke of York, no Earl of Wessex.

Reel back to the Diamond Jubilee of 2012 and its culmination, the balcony appearance at Buckingham Palace. That bare minimum again, minus Prince Philip, confined to hospital with a bladder infection. Ten years earlier, that balcony had positively heaved under its regal load, some 20 members of the Royal Family, by blood and marriage, crowding on to it for the RAF flypast. The British monarchy may not be of the bicycling kind yet but it is safe to say that its key members could now be crammed easily into your average people carrier.

That this is so, that the extended 'imperial Royal Family of yesteryear is fading into history, to be replaced by a Firm is due in large part to Prince Charles. The heir to the throne is the prime mover in the drive for a slimmed down, modernised monarchy, centred on his own immediate family and more in keeping copy hermes h bracelets with these austere times.

The result, inevitably, will be a nose or two put out of joint, particularly those of his male siblings. Andrew and Edward are likely to find themselves cast adrift in a Caroline Britain, relegated to near invisibility in national life, save for the odd school opening or scandal.

Charles relationship with his siblings was bound to become more distant as the years passed. Since November 14 1948, the date of his birth, the Prince of Wales has been engaged on a journey to a single destination. His sister and brothers, on the other hand, enjoyed no such certainty, having to invent careers for themselves, and re invent them, sometimes with unfortunate consequences.

Prince Charles, pictured with Princess Anne in the grounds of Clarence House in 1951

During their lives, the three have been able to draw on the immense wealth of their mother to maintain lifestyles enviable by any standard, but they do not enjoy the vast income pool that is the Duchy of Cornwall, the fiefdom granted to Charles in his capacity as heir, and h hermes bracelet fake which has allowed him to finance a parallel 'court

Added to this disparity in status and wealth are differences in age and character. As a child, Charles was probably the most sensitive of the four royal children, in some ways least suited to the role of monarch. His relationship with Prince Philip, who appears to have favoured Anne and Edward both nearer to their father in temperament was difficult, and his mother was often distracted by duty. By common consent, the Prince of Wales was a loving older brother to Anne, Andrew and Edward in their youth, but over time paths have diverged.

all the years that I was involved, there was very little contact between them actually, save at family gatherings and events, says a former aide. used to be dealt with by households private secretaries. They were very un close, leading independent lives. They didn pick up the phone and chat to each other as some brothers and sisters do. It was all very distant.

In childhood, Charles admired his sister for her pluck. The Princess Royal was something of a tomboy hermes bracelet fake physical, no nonsense and not given to introspection. Like her father, she was capable of administering withering put downs, and like him also, is said to regard self pity as a useless indulgence. Anne has been more successful than her younger brothers in carving out an independent identity, both as a competitive horsewoman and in her charity work, most notably with Save the Children.

The Royal family enjoying a holiday aboard the Royal yacht Britannia in 1969

She appears least star struck by her lineage and has made a conscious decision to normalise the upbringing of her children, their names remaining unadorned by royal titles. Anne essential pragmatism did not sit easily with her older brother quest for spiritual fulfilment, evinced by his pupil guru relationship with Sir Laurens van der Post. The Jungian psychology that Charles found so attractive as a young man was, to his countrywoman of a sister, mere

This difference in character is illustrated also in the way Charles and Anne perceived their childhood. The Prince of Wales was apt to portray his early years as emotionally starved, the product of his parents reserve and preoccupation with royal duties. The young prince was not as confident or boisterous as his sister, and was less able to withstand Philip brusque manner. Anne was equally unimpressed, administering a typically robust rebuke when questioned by Gyles Brandreth during research for his book, and Camilla

not going fake hermes enamel bracelet to speak for anyone else, she said, when addressing the Queen performance as a mother, I simply don believe there is any evidence whatsoever to suggest that she wasn caring. It just beggars belief. We as children may have not been too demanding, in the sense that we understood what the limitations were in time and the responsibilities placed on her as monarch. but I don believe that any of us, for a second, thought she didn care for us in exactly the same way as any other mother did. I just think it extraordinary that anybody could construe that that might not be true.

So there.

The Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh and their children in the gardens at Balmoral in 1979

Charles relations with his father have mellowed over time and his love and respect for his parents is clear in his public pronouncements. But there are still differences, as in any family. Edward enjoys a closer relationship with Anne than Charles, and would seek sanctuary at her Gloucestershire home, Gatcombe Park, in times of woe. As a boy, Edward naturally looked up to Charles, but the 16 year age difference between the two resulted in a relationship more akin to friendly uncle and nephew rather than brotherly best friends.

The Prince of Wales is known to have been, at times, exasperated by the antics of his youngest sibling, notably the a Royal Knockout debacle. Charles warned in vain against his sister and brothers participation in the television competition, which culminated in Edward stomping out of a press conference.

When Ardent, Edward television production company, rolled up in St Andrews to make a documentary about the university (fresh recruit one Prince William of Wales) Charles was, to put it mildly, dismayed by his brother decision to invade his son privacy, so jealously guarded since the death of Princess Diana

he an ass, was the big brotherly verdict.

Edward televisual career, an enduring source of media sniping, quietly sank beneath the waves after that episode, to be replaced by a less risky combination of ribbon cutting and charity work.

Tension, if it exists now, is most likely to flare between Charles and Andrew. The two were always very different personalities, and Andrew is said to have enjoyed a happier time in boyhood, attracting more attention from his mother and more able to cope with the sometimes harsh proving ground that was Gordonstoun. If Charles seeks the mantle of intellectual, no one could accuse Andrew of that charge.

Obvious to the point of boorishness, a fan of golf, pretty women and schoolboy pranks, Andrew nevertheless enjoyed a few advantages over his older brother he was better looking and he had seen action in a war, serving as a helicopter pilot in the Falklands. The Duke of York has also shown commendable loyalty to his loose cannon of a former wife, Sarah, whose propensity for spending vast amounts of money has led him into dangerous waters.

Andrew 'friends have often turned out to be rich and generous, including sundry relatives and associates of Central Asian potentates, and Jeffrey Epstein, an American billionaire and registered sex offender. But when a photograph was published showing the fourth in line to the throne with his arm round the waste of Virginia Roberts, an alleged sexual protg of Epstein, that was that.

The Duke career as Britain trade envoy, already under pressure because of its cost to the taxpayer, evaporated. The Epstein affair dimmed over time, and the Queen signalled her support for her alleged favourite by bestowing on him the Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order, an honour in her personal gift.

But the damage has been done and Andrew now languishes without a proper role. He is said to have been shocked by the way in which Charles has, with ruthless efficiency, put into operation his plan for a paired down monarchy. No one could accuse Andrew of being anything but a loving father and he is also said to be dismayed at the marginalisation of his daughters, Beatrice and Eugenie.

Charles has in the past been sympathetic to his younger brother, and once offered him a job as his aide. Andrew preferred to plough his own furrow but, like the rest of the increasingly peripheral royals, it is becoming an ever lonelier one.
Yesterday, 02:59 · 0 comments
Presidents Washington Through Bush May Have Lied About Key Matters

Implicated in the presidential lying scandal are George Washington, John replica hermes h enamel bracelet Adams, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, James Monroe, John Quincy Adams, Andrew Jackson, Martin Van Buren, William Henry Harrison, John Tyler, James K. Polk, Zachary Taylor, Millard Fillmore, Franklin Pierce, James Buchanan, Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Johnson, Ulysses S. Grant, Rutherford B. Hayes, James Garfield, Chester Arthur, Grover Cleveland, Benjamin Harrison, William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt, William H. Taft, Woodrow Wilson, Warren Harding, Calvin Coolidge, hermes click clack bracelet replica Herbert Hoover, Franklin Roosevelt, Harry Truman, Dwight Eisenhower, John Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, George Bush, Bill Clinton, and George W. Bush. presidents, Richard Nixon and Bill Clinton, have ever openly lied about anything, the report offers substantial evidence linking all 42 presidents to deliberate acts of deception and dishonesty. Among its assertions are that Thomas Jefferson lied about impregnating one of his slaves; Ulysses S. Grant deceived Congress regarding his role in the Whiskey Ring scandal; Ronald Reagan intentionally withheld key facts in the Iran Contra Affair; Warren G. Harding told untruths during the Teapot Dome scandal; James K. Polk, Martin Van Buren, and Chester A. Arthur fibbed about the details of trade pacts; and Franklin Pierce was less than forthcoming regarding details of the Kansas Nebraska Act.

"Shockingly, even William Henry Harrison, a president who was in office for a month and spent most of it on his deathbed, seems to have found time to lie during the famously lengthy inaugural address that would speed his demise," independent counsel investigator James McManus said. "And so called 'father of our country' George Washington is not exempt, either. A story familiar to any schoolchild tells us that, as a boy, Washington confessed to chopping down a cherry tree, saying, 'I cannot tell a lie.' Evidence suggests, however, that the entire tale may have been bogus from the start. This is doubly damning to the presidency's reputation, for it is not merely a lie, but a lie about not telling lies."

The report calls into question the integrity of the presidency at a particularly inopportune moment. history will likely deepen the public's mistrust and further undermine the credibility of the nation's highest elected office.

"If these allegations turn out to be true, this country faces a crisis of confidence of unfathomable proportions," an anonymous Beltway insider said. "If the leader of the most powerful nation on Earth cannot be trusted to tell the truth, then who, in the name of God in heaven, can?"

"We are shocked by these allegations," White House press secretary Ari Fleischer said. "The president wishes to assure fake hermes bracelets the public that he has never lied, and that every one of these accusations of lying the 18th century all the way to the 21st be thoroughly investigated and, we are confident, disproved."

Calling the report "just the tip of the iceberg," McManus said incidents of lying may plague the government at all hermes bracelet replica cheap levels.

"Every day, new evidence surfaces suggesting that this lying trend is more far reaching than we ever imagined," McManus said. "It may well extend all the way to the offices of Vice President, Speaker of the House, Secretary of State, Secretary of Defense, Secretary of the Treasury, White House Press Secretary, secretary to the White House Press Secretary, Senator, Representative, State Assemblyman, Governor, Lieutenant Governor, County Board Supervisor, Alderperson, Mayor, Assistant to the Mayor, City Councilperson, Assistant City Councilperson, Comptroller, Town Coroner, County Librarian, and County Clerk."

On Capitol Hill, the report prompted calls for a thorough investigation of each and every allegation, from the possibility of Bush Cheney lies regarding Haliburton during the 2000 presidential campaign all the way back to alleged lies told by the John Adams Administration regarding the Huron Indians in 1798.
Yesterday, 02:53 · 0 comments
Princess Charlotte Baptised At Intimate Service

Nine week old Charlotte was pushed to her christening by the Duchess of Cambridge in a vintage Millson pram the Queen used for two of her own children.

She could be heard crying and had to be comforted by Kate.

Just 21 guests attended the service in Norfolk: the Cambridges; the Queen and Prince Philip; Charles and Camilla; the Middletons; and the five godparents, replica hermes h enamel bracelet four of whom were accompanied by their spouses.

The guest list did not include Prince Harry, who is currently in Namibia as part of a three month charity trip to Africa.

The christening lasted about 30 minutes before the family departed for Sandringham House, where they enjoyed christening cake taken from a tier of their wedding cake.

Well wishers, some of whom camped hermes h bracelet fake out overnight, were allowed into the paddock near the church to see the family.

The Church of St Mary Magdalene on the Queen's estate in Sandringham is where Princess Diana was christened.

Charlotte, who had not been seen in public since leaving hospital following her birth, was dressed in the elaborate cream lace and satin royal christening gown.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge chose two hymns, one lesson and two anthems for the christening.

The hymns were Praise to the Lord, The Almighty and Come Down, O Love Divine.

The lesson was from Matthew 18, verses 1 5, read by Mr Meade, one of hermes h bracelets fake the godparents.

The anthems were I Will Sing With The Spirit and God Be In My Head, both by John Rutter.

Celebrity and fashion photographer Mario Testino the official pictures.

Kensington copy h hermes bracelet Palace announced on Sunday morning that the godparents would be William's cousin Laura Fellowes, Kate's cousin Adam Middleton and friends Thomas van Straubenzee, Sophie Carter and James Meade.
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