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November 5, 2011       7:12 a.m.

Andy Rooney so dreaded the day he had to end his signature “60 Minutes”
commentaries about life’s large and small absurdities that he kept going until
he was 92 years old.

Even then, he said he wasn’t retiring. Writers never
retire. But his life after the end of “A Few Minutes With Andy Rooney” was
short: He died Friday night, according to CBS, only a month after delivering his
1,097th and final televised commentary.

Rooney had gone to the hospital
for an undisclosed surgery, but major complications developed and he never recovered.

“Andy always said he wanted to work until the day he died, and
he managed to do it, save the last few weeks in the hospital,” said his “60
Minutes” colleague, correspondent Steve Kroft.

Rooney talked on “60 Minutes” about what was in the news, and his opinions occasionally got him in
trouble. But he was just as likely to discuss the old clothes in his closet, why
air travel had become unpleasant and why banks needed to have important-sounding
names.

Rooney won one of his four Emmy Awards for a piece on whether
there was a real Mrs. Smith who made Mrs. Smith’s Pies. As it turned out, there
was no Mrs. Smith.

“I obviously have a knack for getting on paper what a
lot of people have thought and didn’t realize they thought,” Rooney once said.
“And they say, `Hey, yeah!’ And they like that.”

Looking for something
new to punctuate its weekly broadcast, “60 Minutes” aired its first Rooney
commentary on July 2, 1978. He complained about people who keep track of how
many people die in car accidents on holiday weekends. In fact, he said, the
Fourth of July is “one of the safest weekends of the year to be going
someplace.”

More than three decades later, he was railing about how
unpleasant air travel had become. “Let’s make a statement to the airlines just
to get their attention,” he said. “We’ll pick a week next year and we’ll all
agree not to go anywhere for seven days.”

In early 2009, as he was about
to turn 90, Rooney looked ahead to President Barack Obama’s upcoming
inauguration with a look at past inaugurations. He told viewers that Calvin
Coolidge’s 1925 swearing-in was the first to be broadcast on radio, adding,
“That may have been the most interesting thing Coolidge ever did.”

“Words cannot adequately express Andy’s contribution to the world of journalism and the
impact he made — as a colleague and a friend — upon everybody at CBS,” said
Leslie Moonves, CBS Corp. president and CEO.

Jeff Fager, CBS News chairman and “60 Minutes” executive producer, said “it’s hard to imagine not
having Andy around. He loved his life and he lived it on his own terms. We will
miss him very much.”

For his final essay, Rooney said that he’d live a life luckier than most.

“I wish I could do this forever. I can’t, though,” he said.

He said he probably hadn’t said anything on “60
Minutes” that most of his viewers didn’t already know or hadn’t thought. “That’s
what a writer does,” he said. “A writer’s job is to tell the truth.”

True to his occasional crotchety nature, though, he complained about being famous or
bothered by fans. His last wish from fans: If you see him in a restaurant, just
let him eat his dinner.

Rooney was a freelance writer in 1949 when he
encountered CBS radio star Arthur Godfrey in an elevator and — with the
bluntness millions of people learned about later — told him his show could use
better writing. Godfrey hired him and by 1953, when he moved to TV, Rooney was
his only writer.

He wrote for CBS’ Garry Moore during the early 1960s
before settling into a partnership with Harry Reasoner at CBS News. Given a
challenge to write on any topic, he wrote “An Essay on Doors” in 1964, and
continued with contemplations on bridges, chairs and women.

“The best work I ever did,” Rooney said. “But nobody knows I can do it or ever did it.
Nobody knows that I’m a writer and producer. They think I’m this guy on
television.”

from:  http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-etw-andy-rooney-dies-20111105,0,3541278.story

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using the number/letter grid:
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

 

Andy Rooney

1547 966557      55

 

his path of destiny / how he learned what he was here to learn = 55 = Insightful.  Brilliant.  Writer.  Having a way with words.

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Andy Rooney was born on January 14th, 1919 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andy_Rooney

January 14th, 1919

January 14th

1 + 14 +2+0+1+1 = 19 = his personal year (from January 14th, 2011 to January 13th, 2012) = Proud of his hard earned success.

19 year + 10 (October) = 29 = his personal month (from October 14th, 2011 to November 13th, 2011) = Skilled.  Talented.

29 month + 4 (4th of the month on Friday November 4th, 2011) = 33 = his personal day = He loved his life and he lived it on his own terms.

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November 4, 2011        1:34 pm

GWAR guitarist Cory Smoot died Thursday in the metal group’s tour bus.

Smoot, who joined the satirical, science-fiction-inspired band in 2002 as Flattus Maximus, was found dead by his bandmates as they were crossing the border into Canada on their North American tour, news sites report.

The longtime band may be obscure to most Americans, but it had a devoted following and recently appeared on “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon” to plug its current tour. (See video below.)

That tour will go on, according to the Edmonton Journal, with the band performing in the city Friday. The Journal included this statement from band frontman David Brockie:

“Cory was found deceased this morning as the band prepared for a border crossing. There is no word as to the cause of death and the members of Gwar are completely shocked and devastated that this has occurred.”

GWAR started in Richmond, Va., in the early 1980s.  The band is known for its wild, alien-themed  costumes, a stage show that incorporates plenty of fake blood and a creative bio that includes being banished to Earth billions of years ago and being responsible for killing the dinosaurs. In 2006, the band’s costumes even spurred a gallery exhibit.  

In 1994, the Los Angeles Times interviewed the band as it was introducing a new album, “This Toilet Earth,” and a full-length film, “Skullhead Face.”

Besides the sonic musical onslaught, there’s a stage full of outrageous costumes and props and lots of ugly people with sharp instruments. And blood — lots of blood — fake blood, to be sure, but don’t stand too close to the stage. … Whether GWAR is a menace to society with no redeeming social value or just another boys-will-be-boys band gone nuts is unclear, but the fellas do have fans. Lots of them.

Smoot’s cause of death and age were unknown. He reportedly produced GWAR’s last two albums, and Brockie called him “one of the most talented guitar players in metal today.”

from:  http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/nationnow/2011/11/gwar-guitarist-cory-smoot-dies-a-look-at-gwar.html

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Cory Smoot was born on August 25th, 1977 according to http://www.examiner.com/metal-music-in-pittsburgh/r-i-p-corey-smoot-08-25-1977-11-03-2011

August 25th, 1977

8 + 25 +1+9+7+7 = 57 = his path of destiny = Heart troubles.

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August 25th, 1977

August 25th

8 + 25 +2+0+1+1 = 37 = his personal year (from August 25th, 2011 to August 24th, 2012) = Guitarist.  Musician.

37 year + 10 (October) = 47 = his personal month (from October 25th, 2011 to November 24th, 2011) = Famous.  Name & fame.  Notoriety.  Name recognition.  (Inter)nationally known.  High profile.  VIP.  Well-known.  Household name.  Public life.  Limelight.  Notable.  Noteworthy.  Legacy.

 

47 month + 4 (4th of the month on Friday November 4th, 2011) = 51 = his personal day = It’s official.

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using the number/letter grid:

 
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

 

Cory Smoot

3697 14662       44

 

his path of destiny = 44 = I am who I am.  It is what it is.

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George Papandreou, shown addressing Greeks in TV on Wednesday, said Thursday he would stay on as prime minister and face down opponents within his own party.

4 November 2011      10:26 ET

Greece’s PM George Papandreou is set
to face a crucial no-confidence vote, with the outcome on a knife-edge.

Mr Papandreou shocked EU partners and sent markets into turmoil after calling
for a referendum on a hard-fought EU deal to bail out debt-ridden Greece.

The finance minister said on Friday the referendum had now been scrapped, but
even if the PM wins he faces an unclear future, amid new calls to resign.

The developments have overshadowed a key G20 meeting in Cannes.

Eurozone leaders fear that failure to solve the Greek debt crisis could risk
it spreading to other vulnerable economies, particularly Italy.

Germany had said a referendum would essentially be a vote on whether Greece
wanted to be part of the EU and that the stability of the eurozone was more
important than Greek membership.

Motives questionedThe figures in the Greek parliament reveal Mr Papandreou’s vulnerability.

Analysis

Mark Lowen BBC News, Athens


After fighting calls for his resignation, George Papandreou now faces his
next big test: a confidence vote in parliament this evening. It could be tight -
very tight. He has a parliamentary majority of just two.

A handful of his MPs had threatened to vote against him if he pursued a
referendum on last week’s debt deal for Greece. But Elena Panaritis – one of the
MPs planning to rebel – told me she would now support the prime minister
because, in her view, the referendum will not take place.

If Mr Papandreou’s other dissident MPs follow suit, he could scrape through.
Many, though, are speculating that he would still seek to form a national unity
government afterwards, possibly to make a dignified exit. But with the
opposition leader calling for Mr Papandreou’s resignation, any new coalition
would presumably need to have another leader at the helm.

His governing Socialist party (Pasok) holds a tiny
majority – 152 out of 300 seats.

A handful of his MPs had indicated they would refuse to back him in the
confidence vote, which is expected late on Friday, possibly around 22:00
GMT.

However, the BBC’s Mark Lowen in Athens says there are suggestions some
potential rebel MPs will now support Mr Papandreou after the possibility of a
referendum receded.

The vote is timed to take place when the markets in Europe and the US are
closed, such is the sensitivity of the issue.

There had been serious divisions in Pasok on the referendum, with Finance
Minister Evangelos Venizelos insisting it should not be held.

He told European partners on Friday that Greece had officially scrapped the
referendum.

Mr Venizelos said he had informed EU Economic and Monetary Affairs
Commissioner Olli Rehn, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble and eurozone
chairman Jean-Claude Juncker of the decision.

Mr Papandreou had earlier said the referendum was never an end in itself, and
there were two other choices – an election, which he said would bankrupt the
country, or a consensus in parliament.

I believe that all the problems will be
solved”

Jose Manuel Barroso European Commission

 

He called for talks with the opposition on a coalition
government.

The strategy of the main opposition New Democracy is unclear.

Its leader Antonis Samaras on Thursday led his MPs in a dramatic walkout of
parliament and called for snap elections.

Mr Samaras questioned the motives behind Mr Papandreou’s actions.

“I am wondering; Mr Papandreou almost destroyed Greece and Europe, the euro,
the international stock markets, his own party in order to ensure what? So that
he could blackmail me and the Greek public? Or to ensure what I had already said
several days ago; that I accept the bailout agreement as unavoidable?”

New Democracy MP Simos Kedikoglou told the BBC’s World Today programme that
while it backed adopting the bailout, that did not mean it supported Mr
Papandreou remaining prime minister.

So even if Mr Papandreou survives, speculation will mount about his
position.

Government sources told Reuters news agency that Mr Papandreou had agreed at
a cabinet meeting on Thursday to stand down once he had negotiated a coalition
with the opposition.

// Greek housewife Ilia Iatrou: “We’ve stopped buying fresh milk
because we cannot afford it”

One source said: “He was told that he must leave calmly in order to save his
party. He agreed to step down. It was very civilised, with no acrimony.”

Health Minister Andreas Loverdos wrote on his blog on Friday that it was
“inconceivable” that the government should win the confidence vote “and then
pretend that nothing had happened”.

“Unless immediate steps are taken toward the formation of a national unity
government, I will no longer wish to take part in that political process,” he
said.

European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso told the BBC’s Today
programme he expected a government of national unity to be formed and that the
economic problems “will be solved”.

Opinion
pollThe G20 is meeting for a second and final day in Cannes.

UK Finance Minister George Osborne said that it was important for the world
to be prepared for whatever happened in Greece.

Greek parliament graphic

EU President Herman Van Rompuy said leaders had agreed to increase the
firepower of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), but gave no specifics on the
funding.

At the end of the first day, the French host, President Nicolas Sarkozy, said
France and Germany had helped Greek politicians focus on what was at stake.

Mr Papandreou had been summoned for urgent talks at the G20 on Wednesday,
where he was told that any referendum would turn on the question of whether
Greece wanted to stay in the eurozone.

The next tranche of Greece’s existing bailout was also put on hold.

Without the bailout funds, Greece will probably go bankrupt before the end of
the year.

The EU bailout deal, agreed last month, would give the heavily indebted Greek
government 130bn euros (£111bn; $178bn) and it imposes a 50% write-off on
private holders of Greek debts, in return for deeply unpopular austerity
measures.

Although the Greek public has strongly resisted the austerity measures, a
recent opinion poll in a newspaper showed 70% wanted to remain within the
eurozone.

from:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-15586673

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George Papandreou was born on June 16th, 1952 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Papandreou

June 16th, 1952

6 + 16 +1+9+5+2 = 39 = his life lesson = what he is here to learn = Charming.  Offers.  Proposals.  Half-truths.  Promises, promises.  If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.

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June 16th, 1952

June 16th

6 + 16 +2+0+1+1 = 26 = his personal year (from June 16th, 2011 to June 15th, 2012) = Television.  The media.  In the news.  Making headlines.

26 year + 10 (October) = 36 = his personal month (from October 16th, 2011 to November 15th, 2011) = Credit.  Debt.  Bailout.  Default.  Feeling like the weight of the world is on his shoulders.

36 month + 3 (3rd of the month on Thursday November 3rd, 2011) = 39 = his personal day = Charming.  Offers.  Proposals.  Half-truths.  Promises, promises.  If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.

[When his number (39 (his life lesson number)) comes up, that's when he gets to live/experience what he is here to live/experience.  So Thursday November 3rd, 2011 was his day.]

36 month + 4 (4th of the month on Friday November 4th, 2011) = 40 = his personal day = Help!

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Justin Bieber has reportedly been hit with a paternity suit

November 2, 2011       10:58 am

Justin Bieber, baby daddy? His legal team is calling allegations in a
reported paternity suit “malicious, defamatory and demonstrably false” and
vowing to fight them. Bieber, meanwhile, has told fans he’s focusing on other
things.

Mariah Yeater, 20, made the claim in a paternity
suit filed Monday in Southern California, according to Star magazine, which said it has seen the lawsuit and its
handwritten declaration from the 20-year-old single mom. A rep for 17-year-old
Bieber’s legal team Tuesday told outlets including TMZ and RadarOnline that although hadn’t yet seen the suit,
“We will vigorously pursue all available legal remedies to defend and protect
Justin against these allegations.”

Bieber is currently promoting his new
Christmas-themed album and, on Sunday, will pick up one of the inaugural MTV Voices awards at the MTV Europe Video Awards in Belfast,
in recognition of his work to raise millions for various charities. He’s also
recently a multibillionaire — 2 billion, to be more specific — in the YouTube page-views department.

So — the allegations. Yeater said she and Bieber met backstage at a concert
in L.A. on Oct. 25, 2010, where he propositioned her and then lost his
virginity, knocking her up in the process.

“When I later realized I was pregnant with Justin Bieber’s baby, I tried to
contact him through his representatives but no one ever called me back,” she
told the court, according to Star. She gave birth to a son this past July 6, and
stated in the suit that there was nobody else she’d had sex with in
between.

Team Bieber told the tabloid there’s no way he could have been alone with
anyone backstage at a concert.

At least in this case, if it all moves forward, a paternity test on the baby
boy would answer some questions. That was a little harder in the case of one
apparently mentally ill Leonardo DiCaprio fan who claimed he was the father
of her unborn child — a baby she said she was choosing not to deliver, as he’d
not yet taken her as his wife.

DiCaprio was granted a three-year restraining order against Livia
Bistriceanu in September 2010, more than two years after she said she was
carrying his child.

Bieber laid out his personal plan Wednesday on Twitter: “so Im going to ignore the rumors … and focus on
what is real. an opportunity to help by doing what i love. Judge me on the
music! Love yall!”

from:  http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/gossip/2011/11/justin-bieber-baby-rumors-mariah-yeater-paternity-suit.html

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using the number/letter grid:
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

 

Mariah Yeater

419918 751259        61

 

her path of destiny = 61 = Scheming.  Shady.  Plans fall through.

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Justin Bieber was born on March 1st, 1994 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Justin_bieber

March 1st, 1994

March 1st

3 + 1 +2+0+1+1 = 8 = his personal year (from March 1st, 2011 to March 1st, 2012) = Status.  Prestige.

8 year + 10 (October) = 18 = his personal month (for October 2011) = Surreal.  This is crazy.

18 month + 31 (31st of the month on Monday October 31st, 2011) = 49 = his personal day = Are you happy now?

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8 year + 11 (November) = 19 = his personal month (for November 2011) = Front and center.

19 month + 3 (3rd of the month on Thursday November 3rd, 2011) = 22 = his personal day = Like a three ring circus.

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Peter O'Malley

November 2, 2011       5:14 p.m.

Peter O’Malley, whose family owned the Dodgers
for nearly half a century, said Wednesday he would like to run the team once
again.O’Malley said he hopes to lead an investment group that would buy
the Dodgers, enabling him to return as the team’s chief executive.”I want to reconnect the team and the community,” O’Malley said.

When he spoke out last fall, in urging owner Frank
McCourt
to sell the Dodgers, O’Malley said he had no interest in returning
as owner or president of the team.

McCourt agreed to sell on Tuesday, in
an abrupt end to his two-year court fight to retain ownership of the Dodgers.

“The health of the organization has deteriorated in the last 12
months,” O’Malley said. “The standing of the organization in the community has deteriorated.

“I am confident I can restore it to respectability quicker,
sooner and probably better than — or at least as well as — anyone else.”

O’Malley, 73, called the revival of the Dodgers his top priority
beyond his family and said he hoped to run the team for several years.

“I think I’m in good health,” he said. “I believe I have the energy.”

O’Malley discussed his plans Wednesday with baseball Commissioner Bud Selig.

O’Malley declined to identify any of his possible investors
but said he has no concerns about assembling a group that could pay the $1
billion or more that might be necessary to buy the Dodgers. He said he has met
with some prospective investors and would meet with others, with the intention
of assembling a group that would be “basically local.”

His father, Walter, moved the Dodgers from Brooklyn to Los Angeles in 1958. The Dodgers won
the World Series six times under O’Malley family ownership — five times in Los
Angeles — but they did not win a playoff game between 1988 and 2004.

In 1982, the Dodgers attracted a club-record 3.6 million fans to Dodger Stadium.
Teams no longer announce their turnstile count, but the Dodgers were expected to
attract between 2.1 million and 2.2 million fans this season, according to U.S.
Bankruptcy Court testimony.

Peter O’Malley sold the team to Fox for $311 million in 1998; Fox sold the Dodgers to McCourt for $421 million in 2004.

When he sold the Dodgers, Peter O’Malley said the family could no
longer afford the baseball business. He said Wednesday he had “no regrets at
all” about the decision to sell and said a new ownership group would depend upon
the outside financial backers that had not been part of his family’s ownership structure.

As a Dodgers fan, O’Malley said, he was troubled that the
on-field excellence of pitcher Clayton
Kershaw
and outfielder Matt Kemp were
overshadowed by the Bankruptcy Court showdown between McCourt and Selig.

“The players had extraordinary seasons. Unfortunately, the focus was elsewhere,” O’Malley said.

“I want L.A. to be proud of the Dodgers, from top to bottom. As you read the blogs and hear people talk, the institution
is not as highly regarded and respected as it should be. That has to be resolved quickly.”

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Peter O’Malley was born on December 12th, 1937 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_O’Malley
December 12th, 1937
December 12th
12 + 12 +2+0+1+0 = 27 = his personal year (from December 12th, 2010 to December 11th, 2011) = Innovation.  Turning over a new leaf.  Wiping the slate clean.
27 year + 10 (October) = 37 = his personal month (from October 12th, 2011 to November 11th, 2011) = Just looking out for the best interests of everyone.
37 month + 2 (2nd of the month on Wednesday November 2nd, 2011) = 39 = his personal day = Offers.  Proposals.

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File:Tony Clement.jpg

Nov 2, 2011       3:11 PM ET

Treasury Board President Tony Clement is expected to fend off persistent accusations from opposition MPs that he created a slush fund when he testifies at a parliamentary committee Wednesday afternoon on his role in the controversial G8 legacy fund.

The G8 Legacy Infrastructure Fund committed $50 million to Clement’s Parry Sound-Muskoka riding for its hosting of the meeting of world leaders in the summer of 2010. The money was used for a variety of projects, some nowhere near the summit site in Huntsville, Ont., including a community centre expansion worth $16.7 million, new sidewalks, gazebos and other outdoor furniture, landscaping and new public washrooms in towns throughout the riding.

http://www.coveritlive.com/index2.php/option=com_altcaster/task=viewaltcast/altcast_code=84e14e3296/height=550/width=300Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird, who was infrastructure minister at the time and in charge of the legacy fund, is also appearing at the Commons public accounts committee to face a grilling from opposition MPs.

The NDP has been hammering away at Clement week after week in the House of Commons but the MP for Parry Sound-Muskoka has never stood to respond to the accusations that the legacy fund was really a slush fund designed to boost his popularity in his riding and that it was fraught with wrongdoing.

Clement has been accused of running the fund out of his constituency office instead of it being administered through Baird’s former department in Ottawa, and helping personal friends get contracts.

Emails obtained by the NDP also showed a tight and friendly relationship between Clement and the mayor of Huntsville, Claude Doughty. He asked Clement for help when payments for legacy projects were being delayed by bureaucrats who were examining the claims and Clement agreed it was “unacceptable” that they were being held up.

Each time the NDP has asked a question of Clement on G8 legacy fund spending in the House of Commons, Baird has risen to answer instead. He responded that there was no wrongdoing, that the fund benefited the region, the projects were completed on time and on budget and that the auditor general made helpful recommendations that have been accepted by the government.

Auditor general raised concerns

In her last report released soon after she retired in the spring, former auditor general Sheila Fraser reported that money for the legacy fund was diverted from a border infrastructure fund without MPs knowing. When they approved $83 million for the border fund, they had no idea $50 million was being used to pay for 32 projects in Clement’s riding.

The audit also found that there was no documentation from Baird’s department or others involved in the summit to show how the 32 projects were chosen out of 242 proposals. Bureaucrats would normally be involved in the selection process

After the release of the report, Baird and Clement explained that the border fund was used for expediency’s sake so that the legacy fund projects could get going quickly. Clement also explained that he, along with six local mayors in the riding and government representatives, drew up a list of project proposals and it was presented to Baird, who made the final decisions.

The Liberals have also questioned Clement’s involvement, and on Wednesday interim leader Bob Rae said he wanted to hear “the truth” from Clement.

“He had no authority to do what he did. And he turned what was supposed to be a border protection fund into a political slush fund. I think the facts are very clear, I think he needs to give us an explanation as to how that could have happened,” Rae told reporters in advance of the afternoon meeting.

from:  http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/story/2011/11/02/pol-g8-legacy-clement.html

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Tony Clement was born on January 27th, 1961 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tony_Clement

January 27th, 1961

1 + 27 +1+9+6+1 = 45 = his life lesson = what he is here to learn = Secrets.  Investigation.  Things go horribly wrong.

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January 27th, 1961

January 27th

1 + 27 +2+0+1+1 = 32 = his personal year (from January 27th, 2011 to January 26th, 2012) = Arrogance.  Fighting.  Winning.

32 year + 10 (October) = 42 = his personal month (from October 27th, 2011 to November 26th, 2011) = Relationships.  Misunderstandings.

42 month + 3 (3rd of the month on Thursday November 3rd, 2011) = 45 = his personal day = Secrets.  Investigation.  Things go horribly wrong.

[When his number (45 (his life lesson number)) comes up, that's when he gets to live/experience what he is here to live/experience.  So Thursday November 3rd, 2011 is HIS day!!!]

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Frank McCourt

November 2, 2011       8:15 am

Prayers have been answered. Wishes have come true.

Steve LopezFrank McCourt is selling the Dodgers.

This is a swell day for Los Angeles.

I’m almost afraid to begin celebrating, or renewing my share of a season ticket plan, because it does have that “too good to be true” element to it.

But even a minor league businessman like McCourt had to eventually realize he’d dug himself in so deep, there was no other way out than selling the team.

FULL COVERAGE: Dodgers and the McCourts

The news comes after a Dodger attorney showed just how bush McCourt’s organization is when, last week, he trashed Bryan Stow, the victim of a savage beating on the first day of the season last year. It’s been amateur hour at Dodger Stadium since Frank and wife Jamie McCourt moved in; a few good seasons followed by nothing but price hikes and obscene levels of high living by both McCourts, who drained the team’s resources, avoided paying taxes and turned a winner into a loser.

I don’t know who will step up and buy this team, but whoever it is can’t do worse. You could grab anyone off the street and get better results.

This day could be improved only if McCourt’s next announcement is that he’s moving back to Boston.

from:  http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2011/11/frank-mccourt-steve-lopez.html

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Frank H. McCourt was born on August 14th, 1953 at 3:57 p.m. in Boston, MA according to http://www.astro.com/astro-databank/McCourt,_Frank_H.

August 14th, 1953

August 14th

8 + 14 +2+0+1+1 = 26 = his personal year (from August 14th, 2011 to August 13th, 2012) = In the news.  Making headlines.

26 year + 10 (October) = 36 = his personal month (from October 14th, 2011 to November 13th, 2011) = In debt.  Creditworthiness.  Obligations.  Weighty responsibilities.  Feeling like the weight of the world is on his shoulders.  Unburdening himself.

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Alan Joyce

November 02, 2011     1:39PM

QANTAS chief executive Alan Joyce will be quizzed about what he told the Federal Government and the Opposition before his dramatic decision to ground the airline’s entire fleet on the weekend.

Mr Joyce on Friday will give evidence at a parliamentary committee scrutinising proposed legislation that will affect Qantas operations.

Greens Leader Bob Brown says Mr Joyce will be asked about any warnings he gave either of the main parties in the lead-up to Saturday’s grounding, which was sparked by ongoing industrial disputes with three unions related to job security and employment conditions.

Each side has made claims against the other, as the Opposition seeks to pin down the Government on why it didn’t stop the grounding and Labor questions whether Coalition leader Tony Abbott may have known what was coming.

“The role of Senate inquiries is to try and clear the air on matters like that,” Senator Brown told ABC radio.

The Senator said if the Opposition had any forewarning, it should have alerted Parliament to the risk. The Government says it didn’t know about the grounding until 2pm (AEDT) on Saturday, about three hours before Qantas stopped flying.

“I certainly didn’t hear about it,” he said.

Senator Brown repeated his criticism of Mr Joyce, saying his decision on Saturday “was very high handed, it was very arrogant and it’s done a lot of damage to Qantas and its brand for the future”.

The Senate committee is looking at amendments to two pieces of legislation, including the Qantas Sale Act.

The amendments would require Qantas to keep its main operations and most aircraft maintenance, flight operations and Qantas training in Australia.

The other bill relates to aircrew and involves air navigation and civil aviation legislation.

It would require an Australian airline and its subsidiaries to pay offshore flight and cabin crew the same pay and conditions as workers based onshore.

Qantas’ main subsidiary is Jetstar.

Also appearing at the inquiry will be representatives from Virgin Australia and the unions involved in the Qantas dispute – the Transport Workers Union, Australian Licensed Aircraft Engineers’ Association and Australian and International Pilots Association.

The committee is due to report on November 21.

from:  http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/breaking-news/qantas-boss-alan-joyce-to-be-quizzed-at-senate-inquiry/story-e6frf7ko-1226183570296

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Alan Joyce was born on June 30th, 1966 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alan_Joyce_(executive)

June 30th, 1966

June 30th

6 + 30 +2+0+1+1 = 40 = his personal year (from June 30th, 2011 to June 29th, 2012) = Help!

40 year + 10 (October) = 50 = his personal month (from October 30th, 2011 to November 29th, 2011) = Worldwide.  When it rains, it pours.

50 month + 4 (4th of the month on Friday November 4th, 2011) = Questions.  Interrogation.  Cleverness eats its owner.  Things are not as they appear.  Talking out of both sides of his mouth.  Flip-flopping.

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Rick

November 1, 2011     9:04 am

NASCAR team owner Rick Hendrick suffered a broken clavicle and rib, and his
wife Linda had cuts and bruises, in the hard landing of their team’s business
jet Monday night in Key West, Fla., Hendrick Motorsports said in an updated
statement Tuesday.

The team initially said only there were no serious
injuries when the Gulfstream G150 ran off the runway at Key West International
Airport because of braking problems when it was landing.

A photograph released by the Monroe County sheriff’s office showed the jet
intact after it came to a stop, but with one wing partially submerged in a body
of water.

The Hendricks and the two pilots aboard the plane were taken to Lower Keys
Medical Center and released, the team said. “All four have safely returned to
North Carolina,” the team said.

Hendrick, 62, is one of the most successful owners in the NASCAR Sprint Cup
Series. His drivers are reigning champion Jimmie Johnson, four-time champion
Jeff Gordon, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Mark Martin.

“It was a real big scare. Very frightening to
hear,” Earnhardt told reporters in Las Vegas, where he was attending
the annual SEMA show, which showcases specialty automotive equipment, according
to Associated Press. “I’m very glad that he and everybody appears to be OK.”

from:  http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/sports_blog/2011/11/nascar-rick-hendrick-collarbone.html

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Rick Hendrick was born on July 12th, 1949 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rick_Hendrick

July 12th, 1949

July 12th

7 + 12 +2+0+1+1 = 23 = his personal year (from July 12th, 2011 to July 11th, 2012) = Sports.

23 year + 10 (October) = 33 = his personal month (from October 12th, 2011 to November 11th, 2011) = Collarbone.  Clavicle.  Rib.

33 month + 31 (31st of the month on Monday October 31st, 2011) = 64 = his personal day = Misfortune.  This sucks.

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October 12, 2011      2:01 pm

Michael Jackson could still have been saved after he stopped breathing if the doctor now charged in his death had properly called for help and taken steps to resuscitate him, a cardiologist testified Wednesday in Dr. Conrad Murray’s involuntary manslaughter trial.

Dr. Alon Steinberg, who reviewed Murray’s treatment of Jackson for the California Medical Board, agreed under questioning by a prosecutor that the physician’s care amounted to gross negligence. Steinberg testified the doctor’s interview with police led him to the opinion that Jackson was “savable” when Murray discovered the singer had stopped breathing after using the surgical anesthetic propofol in 2009.

Full coverage of Conrad Murray trial

During cross-examination by defense attorney Michael Flanagan, Steinberg said Murray’s recollection that his patient had a pulse, a heart rate and was warm to the touch meant that Jackson could have been saved if the doctor had immediately called 911.

“It makes logical sense to call 911 if he doesn’t have any of the appropriate equipment,” Steinberg said.

One of the number of things that Murray failed to do, Steinberg said, was get his patient’s written, informed consent before administering a powerful anesthetic in an unmonitored, risky setting. Any logical person, if informed of the risks, would have declined the drug, the witness said.

Flanagan asked, to much objection from a prosecutor, whether he was aware of Jackson’s drug use or that he was a “habitual user” of the narcotic Demerol.

Jackson’s brother, Randy, muttered from the audience: “That’s not true.”

The judge barred most of that line of questioning, but did allow the attorney to ask, “When you make these conclusions … do you know specifically anything about Mr. Jackson’s propensities toward drugs?”

“No,” Steinberg responded.

Flanagan also asked the witness about a 2010 study in China on the successful use of propofol on patients with severe insomnia. Steinberg said that because the study had not been published when Murray was treating Jackson with propofol in early 2009, the doctor’s use of the drug was unethical.

“He was basically doing primary research with no overview,” he said.

from:  http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2011/10/conrad-murrays-care-of-jackson-gross-negligence-witness-says.html

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Michael Jackson’s personal physician, Dr Conrad Murray, is standing trial over the singer’s death.

He is charged with involuntary manslaughter. Prosecutors say he caused the pop star’s death by administering a powerful anaesthetic, propofol.

Dr Murray has denied the charges.

It has taken more than two years for the trial to come to court. BBC News looks back over the events that led to the court case.

1983 Conrad Murray graduates from Texas Southern University in Houston with a degree in pre-medicine and biological sciences. He continues his medical studies in Nashville, Tennessee, before completing his training in California and the University of Arizona where he studies cardiology.

2000 Dr Murray opens a practice in Las Vegas, expanding with a second clinic in Houston in 2006. Serving both ends of the community, he also provides medical care to deprived areas.

Michael Jackson in rehearsals
Jackson was rehearsing for his 50-date London residency when he died

2006 Dr Murray meets Michael Jackson after treating one of his children in Las Vegas, and the pair strike up a friendship.

May, 2009 Dr Murray is hired by promoters AEG Live, at Jackson’s request, as the star’s personal physician ahead of his This Is It 50-date concert comeback in London. He is put on a salary of more than $150,000 (£96,000) a month.

25 June, 2009 Dr Murray finds Jackson unconscious in the bedroom of his Los Angeles mansion. Paramedics are called to the house while Dr Murray is performing CPR, according to a recording of the 911 emergency call. He travels with the singer in an ambulance to UCLA medical centre where Jackson later dies.

28 June, 2009 Los Angeles police interview Dr Murray for three hours. His spokeswoman insists he is “not a suspect”.

22 July, 2009 The doctor’s clinic in Houston is raided by officers from the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) looking for evidence of manslaughter.

Footage of the raid on Dr Murray’s clinic

28 July, 2009 Dr Murray’s home is also raided. The search warrant allows “authorised investigators to look for medical records relating to Michael Jackson and all of his reported aliases”. A computer hard drive and mobile phones are seized, and a pharmacy in Las Vegas is later raided in connection with the case.

29 July, 2009 Court documents filed in Nevada show that Dr Murray is heavily in debt, owing more than $780,000 (£501,000) in judgements against him and his medical practice, outstanding mortgage payments on his house, child support and credit cards.

29 August, 2009 Jackson’s death is ruled a homicide by the Los Angeles coroner, who says the cause of death was “acute propofol intoxication”. A cocktail of drugs – also including sedatives Midazolam and Diazepam, the painkiller Lidocaine and the stimulant Ephedrine – were detected in his body.

21 November, 2009 Court documents reveal that Dr Murray bought five bottles of propofol in May 2009, at around the same time he was hired as Jackson’s physician. The papers show that the doctor spent $853 (£515) to purchase the drug in Las Vegas, and then transported it to Los Angeles. The DEA says he has not broken any laws in doing so.

Dr Murray appears in court in Los Angeles

8 February, 2010 Dr Murray is charged with involuntary manslaughter. He pleads not guilty and is released on $75,000 (£48,000) bail. The judge says he can continue to practice medicine, but bans him from administering anaesthetic agents, “specifically propofol”.

14 June, 2010 Judge Michael Pastor refuses a request to bar Dr Murray from practising medicine in California.

25 June, 2010 Michael Jackson’s father, Joseph, files a wrongful death lawsuit against the physician.

8 December, 2010 California medical board allows Dr Murray to keep his medical licence.

4 January, 2011 Preliminary hearings begin. Prosecutors allege that Dr Murray “hid drugs” before calling paramedics on the day Jackson died. They also state that he did not perform CPR properly and omitted to tell paramedics that he had given Jackson propofol.

11 January, 2011 Dr Murray is ordered to stand trial for involuntary manslaughter. He faces up to four years in prison if found guilty.

25 January, 2011 The doctor officially enters a plea of not guilty. “I am an innocent man,” Dr Murray says in court.

Dr Conrad Murray
The doctor has maintained his innocence throughout the last two years

3 March, 2011 The trial is delayed to allow both sides more time to prepare.

April, 2011 Jury selection begins. Because of the high-profile nature of the case, 500 people are called to the preliminary selection process. Potential jurors face a 30-page form, which asks questions such as “have you ever considered yourself a fan of Michael Jackson?”

2 May, 2011 The trial is delayed again, as Dr Murray’s lawyers ask for extra time to prepare for new prosecution witnesses.

25 July, 2011 Rehearsal footage from Michael Jackson’s This Is It tour cannot be used as evidence, the judge rules.

30 August, 2011 Michael Jackson’s dermatologist is barred from giving evidence at the trial. Dr Murray’s lawyers had planned to argue that Arnold Klein had administered the singer with painkillers for “no valid reason” but prosecutors said they were attempting to transfer responsibility for his death away from Dr Murray. Testimony from five other doctors who treated Jackson is also disallowed.

24 September, 2011 The jury is finalised. Half of the chosen panelists are Caucasian, five are Hispanic and one is African-American. The jurors have a wide range of professions, including a bus driver, paralegal and a bookseller.

27 September, 2011 Opening arguments take place in the televised trial, expected to last up to five weeks before the jury retires. Prosecutors say Dr Murray acted with “gross negligence” and gave Jackson a lethal dose of propofol. The defence claim Jackson administered too much of the sleeping aid himself.

from:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-15060651

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using the number/letter grid:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
A B C D E F G H I
J K L M N O P Q R
S T U V W X Y Z

Where:

A = 1 J = 1 S = 1

B = 2 K = 2 T = 2

C = 3 L = 3 U = 3

D = 4 M = 4 V = 4

E = 5 N = 5 W = 5

F = 6 O = 6 X = 6

G = 7 P = 7 Y = 7

H = 8 Q = 8 Z = 8

I = 9 R = 9

 

 

Conrad Murray

365914 439917     61

 

his path of destiny = 61 = Planning.  Strategy.  Elusive.  Will he get away with it?

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using the number/letter grid:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
A B C D E F G H I
J K L M N O P Q R
S T U V W X Y Z

Where:

A = 1 J = 1 S = 1

B = 2 K = 2 T = 2

C = 3 L = 3 U = 3

D = 4 M = 4 V = 4

E = 5 N = 5 W = 5

F = 6 O = 6 X = 6

G = 7 P = 7 Y = 7

H = 8 Q = 8 Z = 8

I = 9 R = 9

 

 

Conrad Robert Murray

365914 962592 439917     94

 

his path of destiny = 94 = Airing of grievances.

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using the number/letter grid:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
A B C D E F G H I
J K L M N O P Q R
S T U V W X Y Z

Where:

A = 1 J = 1 S = 1

B = 2 K = 2 T = 2

C = 3 L = 3 U = 3

D = 4 M = 4 V = 4

E = 5 N = 5 W = 5

F = 6 O = 6 X = 6

G = 7 P = 7 Y = 7

H = 8 Q = 8 Z = 8

I = 9 R = 9

 

 

Conrad Robert Murray

CRM

  94

 

his salvation/undoing number = RM = 94 = Airing of grievances.

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using the number/letter grid:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
A B C D E F G H I
J K L M N O P Q R
S T U V W X Y Z

Where:

A = 1 J = 1 S = 1

B = 2 K = 2 T = 2

C = 3 L = 3 U = 3

D = 4 M = 4 V = 4

E = 5 N = 5 W = 5

F = 6 O = 6 X = 6

G = 7 P = 7 Y = 7

H = 8 Q = 8 Z = 8

I = 9 R = 9

 

 

Conrad Murray

3          4       7

 

his primary challenge = CM = 34 = Stress.  Tension.  Nervous.  Things heat up.  Generating a buzz.  Tempers flare.  People lashing out in anger.  Things happen really quickly.

how he obtains/loses his heart’s desire = CY = 37 = Singer.  Musicians.  Dad.  Father.  So Conrad’s undoing could be being singer and musician Michael Jackson’s father Joe Jackson wanting to see Conrad face the music.

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Conrad Murray was born on February 19th, 1953 according to http://www.tmz.com/person/conrad-murray/

February 19th, 1953

2 + 19 +1+9+5+3 = 39 = his life lesson = The story is only half told when only one side tells it.  Half-truths.

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Michael Jackson died on June 25th, 2009

Conrad Murray was born on February 19th, 1953

February 19th, 1953

February 19th

2 + 19 +2+0+0+9 = 32 = Conrad Murray’s personal year (from February 19th, 2009 to February 18th, 2010) = Fighting.

32 year + 6 (June) = 38 = his personal month (from June 19th, 2009 to July 18th, 2009) = Need to take care.  Codependency.  Enabling.

38 month + 25 (25th of the month on June 25th, 2009) = his personal day (from his time of birth on June 25th, 2009 until his time of birth on June 26th, 2009) = Tragic.  Tragedy.  A living nightmare.

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February 19th, 1953

February 19th

2 + 19 +2+0+1+1 = 25 = his personal year (from February 19th, 2011 to February 18th, 2012) = Restless.  Antsy.  Rooting for the underdog.

25 year + 9 (October) = 35 = his personal month (from October 19th, 2011 to November 18th, 2011) = Defense.  Defending himself.

35 month + 1 (1st of the month on Tuesday November 1st, 2011) = 36 = his personal day = Feeling like the weight of the world is on his shoulders.

35 month + 2 (2nd of the month on Wednesday November 2nd, 2011) = 37 = his personal day = singer and musician Michael Jackson’s father Joe Jackson wanting to see Conrad face the music.

[When his number (37 (how he obtains/loses his heart's desire)) comes up, that's when he gets to live/experience what he is here to live/experience.]

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Michael Jackson was born on August 29th, 1958 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Jackson

Michael Jackson Horoscope

August 29th, 1958

August 29th

8 + 29 +2+0+0+8 = 47 = his personal year (from August 29th, 2008 to August 28th, 2009) = Famous.  Internationally known.  Legacy.

47 year + 5 (May) = 52 = his personal month (from May 29th, 2009 to June 28th, 2009) = Gossip.  Rumors.

52 month + 25 (25th of the month on June 25th, 2009) = 77 = his personal day = Say a prayer for me.

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Joseph Walter “Joe” Jackson was born on July 26th, 1929 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Jackson_(manager)

July 26th, 1929

7 + 26 +1+9+2+9 = 54 = his life lesson = Asking questions.  Things are not as they appear.  Your guess is as good as mine.  Who knows?

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July 26th, 1929

July 26th

7 + 26 +2+0+1+1 = 37 = his personal year (from July 26th, 2011 to July 25th, 2012) = Conrad’s undoing could be being singer and musician Michael Jackson’s father Joe Jackson wanting to see Conrad face the music.

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Annachapman

October 31, 2011       11:46 am

Anna Chapman, now a television star and sometime lingerie model in her native Russia, was the face of the biggest spy swap since the Cold War when she and nine others were arrested in June 2010. On Monday, the FBI released a trove of videos and documents about Chapman and others.

In one, a woman in her late 20s with reddish hair and sporting big sunglasses walks into a New York City coffee shop, takes  a seat and pulls out a laptop computer.  She leans forward to talk to her companion and briefly flashes the smile that turned her into an international sensation.

The agency said it released the videos and documents in response to a Freedom of Information request.

“The arrests of 10 Russian spies last year provided a chilling reminder that espionage on U.S. soil did not disappear when the Cold War ended,” the agency said in an accompanying statement. “The highly publicized case also offered a rare glimpse into the sensitive world of counterintelligence and the FBI’s efforts to safeguard the nation from those who would steal our vital secrets.”

The agency said its investigation into Chapman and others working for the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) went on for more than decade. The investigation was dubbed “Operation Ghost Stories.”

The tapes show Chapman shopping in Macy’s at Herald Square. Additional photos and video show other conspirators burying money in a weed patch, handing off documents or meeting at Columbus Circle. The group was a collection of what is known as illegals because they took civilian jobs rather than working from the Russian Embassy. In general, they seemed to live quiet middle-class lives while burrowing into U.S. society to cultivate contacts.

“Although the SVR ‘illegals,’ as they were called, never got their hands on any classified documents, their intent from the start was serious, well-funded by the SVR, and far-ranging,” the FBI said.“The deep-cover Russian spies may not have achieved their objective, but they were not idle. They collected information and transmitted it back to Russia, and they were actively engaged in what is known in the spy business as ‘spotting and assessing.’ They identified colleagues, friends, and others who might be vulnerable targets, and it is possible they were seeking to co-opt people they encountered in the academic environment who might one day hold positions of power and influence,” according to the FBI.

The suspects were arrested  June 27, 2010. Within days, they pleaded guilty in federal court to conspiring to serve as unlawful agents of the Russian Federation within the U.S. and were deported. The agents were swapped for four Russians imprisoned for spying for the West.

Chapman drew so much interest that Jay Leno, interviewing Vice President Joe Biden, asked: “Do we have any spies that hot?” Replied Biden: “It was not my idea to send her back.”

After her deportation to Russia, Chapman launched her career as recovering spy celebrity.

from:  http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/nationnow/2011/10/russian-spy-anna-chapman.html

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Anna Chapman was born on February 23rd, 1982 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anna_Chapman

February 23rd, 1982

2 + 23 +1+9+8+2 = 45 = her life lesson = what she is here to learn = Intensity.  Focus.  Concentration.  Dharana.  Depth.  Profound.  Toughness.  Hardcore.  True grit.  Hardworking.  Effort.  Unflinching.  Empowerment.  Self-help.  Self-improvement.  Self-mastery.  Do-it-yourselfer.  Common sense.  Streetwise.  City.  Recharge.  Reenergize.  Regeneration.  Vegetarian.  Repair.  Mend.  Fix.  Premonitions.  Mysteries.  Secrets.  Unexplained.  Enigma.  Symbols.  Subtle.  Motive.  Probe.  Investigate.  Mystic.  Occult.  Magic.  Privacy.  Bathroom.  Bedroom.  Magnetic.  Scorpionic.  Powerful.  Force.  Magnitude.  Amplify.  Peak.  Maximum.  Extreme.  Ultra.  Surge.  Letting go.  Cleanse.  Purge.  Apologies.  I’m sorry.  Hurt.  Pain.  Issues.  Problems.  Mistakes.  Blunder.  Gaffe.  Regret. 

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February 23rd, 1982

February 23rd

2 + 23 +2+0+1+1 = 29 = her personal year (from February 23rd, 2011 to February 23rd, 2012) = Skilled.  Talented.

29 year + 10 (October) = 39 = her personal month (from October 23rd, 2011 to November 22nd, 2011) = Charming.  Romance.  Compliments.  Half-truths.

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

 

Anna Chapman

1551 3817415         41

her path of destiny / how she learns what she is here to learn = 41 = Affairs.  Arousal.

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Kim Kardashian Spills Wedding Secrets | Kim Kardashian, Kris Humphries

19 August 2011    06:55 PM

Wholly monetized matrimony

Kim Kardashian and basketballer Kris Humphries are to be married Saturday at an estate in Montecito, Calif.,
in a made-for-TV celebration of love, devotion and product placement that’s been
estimated to cost $10 million.

Everything about the extravaganza — dress designer, cake maker, stationer,
gift registry (it totals $172,000), Kardashian brand perfume — has been touted
on websites, entertainment shows and Kardashian’s blog and Twitter pages.

The run-up and the ceremony are being filmed for an October special on E!

The marriage will be her second and his first. Kardashian was hitched to
music producer Damon Thomas from 2000 to 2004.

from:  http://www.dallasnews.com/entertainment/headlines/20110819-people-kim-kardashians-mega-wedding-set-for-saturday.ece

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Oct 31 2011      12:52 PM EDT

Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries said “I Do” in an elaborate, very public
ceremony over the summer, and now comes word that the reality starlet and her
basketball player hubby are calling it quits just 72 days after tying the knot.

TMZ reported that Kim filed for divorce from Humphries on
Monday (October 31), coincidentally the scariest day of the year. Sources told
the site that Kim is not seeking an annulment and cites “irreconcilable
differences” as the cause for the split.

The couple reportedly have a prenuptial agreement and celebrity lawyer Laura
Wasser has been tapped to represent Kardashian. According to TMZ, the pair’s $10
million wedding cost approximately $138,888 a day as of October 31. A rep for
Kim had not responded to MTV News’ request for comment as of press time.

Click here to view
photos of Kim and Kris’ whirlwind romance.

However, Ryan Secreast, who produces the reality star’s E! shows, confirmed
the news on Twitter, writing, “Yes @kimkardashian is filing for divorce
this morning. I touched base with her, getting a statement in just a few min.”

The news comes as several tabloids have been reporting on Kim and Kris’
marital woes. Kardashian
and NBA player Humphries married
on August 20 in California in a lavish
ceremony in front of friends, family and E! cameras. “The dresses were so
gorgeous, and watching those beautiful girls walk down the aisle … they are
absolutely stunning,” guest Julianne
Hough gushed to MTV News
after the ceremony. “To just see them walking down
the aisle was just beautiful. And then little Mason, Kourtney’s little boy, he
kind of stole the show.”

The first few months of Kris and Kim’s marriage will be documented on the
second season of “Kourtney & Kim Take New York,” which kicks off on November
27. In previews for the show, fans have gotten a peek at the short-lived
marriage. “How am I going to have my career and live in Minnesota?” Kim asks
Kris when he suggests they move to his hometown. His response? “Baby, by the
time you have kids and they’re in school, nobody will probably care about you.”

from:  http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1673430/kim-kardashian-kris-humphries-divorce.jhtml

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Kim Kardashian was born on October 21st, 1980 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kim_Kardashian

October 21st, 1980

October 21st

10 + 21 +2+0+1+0 = 34 = her personal year (from October 21st, 2010 to October 20th, 2011) = Whirlwind romance.

34 year + 7 (July) = 41 = her personal month (from July 21st, 2011 to August 20th, 2011) = Cougar.  Significant age difference between Kim and Kris.

41 month +20 (20th of the month on Saturday August 20th, 2011) = 61 = her personal day = Plans fall through.

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October 21st, 1980

October 21st

10 + 21 +2+0+1+1 = 35 = her personal year (from October 21st, 2011 to October 20th, 2012) = Calling it quits.  That didn’t last long.

35 year + 10 (October) = 45 = her personal month (from October 21st, 2011 to November 20th, 2011) = Bitter marriage.  Things went horribly wrong.  Unrealistic expectations.

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Kris Humphries was born on February 6th, 1985 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kris_Humphries

February 6th, 1985

February 6th

2 + 6 +2+0+1+1 = 12 = his personal year (from February 6th, 2011 to February 5th, 2012) = Wait and see.  Reversals.

12 year + 8 (August) = 20 = his personal month (from August 6th, 2011 to September 5th, 2011) = Turning point.  Poor judgement.

20 month + 20 (20th of the month on Saturday August 20th, 2011) = 40 = Kim is spoiled rotten/brat/princess.  Kim’s sisters and family members are in attendance.

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February 6th, 1985

February 6th

2 + 6 +2+0+1+1 = 12 = his personal year (from February 6th, 2011 to February 5th, 2012) = Wait and see.  Reversals.

12 year + 10 (October) = 22 = his personal month (from October 6th, 2011 to November 5th, 2011) = Like a three ring circus.

22 month + 31 (31st of the month on Monday October 31st, 2011) = 53 = his personal day = Arguing.

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File:Herman Cain by Gage Skidmore.jpg

October 31, 2011, 8:48 a.m.

Presidential candidate Herman
Cain
defiantly rejected Monday allegations that he sexually harassed two
employees during the 1990s while he was the head of a trade association in
Washington, calling the claims “false” and “baseless.”

“I have never sexually harassed anyone. Anyone. And
absolutely these are false accusations,” Cain said on an interview on Fox
News Channel
.

Cain, however, said that if the association had arrived at a legal settlement
with the two women, he did not know about it. “I hope it wasn’t for much,” he
said.

Politico reported Sunday evening that two female employees of the National
Restaurant Association accused Cain of improper conduct while Cain was president
and CEO of the organization from late 1996 to 1999.

The women, who were not identified, signed agreements with the association
that included financial payouts and barred them from discussing their
departures, according to the report.

Sources told Politico that the
behavior included, “conversations allegedly filled with innuendo or personal
questions of a sexually suggestive nature, taking place at hotels during
conferences, at other officially sanctioned restaurant association events and at
the association’s offices.”

Cain said that he was aware of the allegations while at the association, but
called them “baseless.” He pledged that no further alleged incidents would come
to light.

“If more allegations come, I assure you people will simply make them up,”
Cain said.

The candidate, who has been surging in the polls
and represents at the moment the greatest conservative challenge to Mitt Romney
for the GOP
nomination, conceded that the allegations had cast a “cloud” over his
campaign.

Cain is in Washington for several days as part of an effort to reach out to a
Republican establishment that has viewed his longshot bid with some skepticism.
Earlier in the day, Cain appeared at a forum on taxes at the American Enterprise
Institute, where a scrum of media awaited him.

He declined to answer a question concerning the allegations, citing the
forum’s ground rules. “I’ll take all the arrows later,” Cain said.

Beyond the Fox News interview, Cain was scheduled to deliver a lunchtime
speech at the National Press Club.

On Fox, Cain was also asked whether his wife of 43 years, Gloria, would soon
be joining him on the campaign trail. He said that she would soon grant an
“exclusive” interview, without providing details.

“She will be introduced in terms of some limited exposure,” he said. “It’s
not her style to be with me on every campaign stop.”

from:  http://www.latimes.com/news/politics/la-pn-cain-harassment-denies-20111031,0,1769581.story

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Herman Cain was born on December 13th, 1945 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herman_cain

December 13th, 1945

December 13th

12 + 13 +2+0+1+0 = 28 = his personal year (from December 13th, 2010 to December 12th, 2011) = Vulnerability.

28 year + 10 (October) = 38 = his personal month (from October 13th, 2011 to November 12th, 2011) = Perversion.  His wife.

38 month + 1 (1st of the month on Tuesday November 1st, 2011) = 39 = his personal day = Half-truths.  If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.

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using the number/letter grid:
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Herman Cain

8           3

 

his primary challenge = HC = 83 = A call for justice.

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Tasha Casini is one of the wounded Occupy Oakland protesters

October 26, 2011      3:16 pm

An Occupy Oakland protester injured in the clash with police Tuesday night showed off a massive bruise Wednesday that she said she received in a direct hit from a rubber bullet.

Tasha Casini, 22, had been among the protesters camping at Oakland’s central plaza since Oct. 13.

Police said they did not use rubber bullets in the clash with protesters but many of the demonstrators said they had the bruises to prove otherwise.

PHOTOS: Occupy Oakland protest

“It was an anti-repression march,” Casini said of the demonstration, noting that she saw no violence from protesters.

Casini was wounded when she returned with others to try to retake the plaza after the “second or third order to disperse.”

A woman in the crowd was hit by a projectile fired by police, she said. As Casini rushed to help the unconscious demonstrator, she was struck in the back of the thigh.

A flash grenade landed right next to the downed woman’s face, and those trying to assist her were forced to flee.

Casini acknowledged that an officer a few blocks away had been hit with a paintball but said she was appalled at the force of the police response given the overall peaceful nature of the action.

Others seemed to agree. Leandra Johnson, 36, of El Sobrante stood in the intersection at the plaza, holding a sign reading: “We Have the Right to Peaceful Assembly” as motorists honked in support.

It was the mother of five’s first outing in support of the movement.

“Last night is the reason I’m here today, and it’ll be the reason I’m here tomorrow,” she said. “We have dictators falling around the world, and we support peaceful protest in those places, and this happens here.”

She called Oakland’s tactics “very disappointing.”

Richard Rossman, 83, said he and his wife joined other “old farts” in peaceful protest every Monday in Berkeley, where they live, to call for taxation of “the richest Americans.”

He said he thought the Occupy Oakland camp could have been disassembled more effectively.

He noted that Oakland’s gathering had taken on a disturbing flavor, marred by drinking, drugs, trash and violence and a large number of homeless people and others who incited conflict.

San Francisco’s action, which he visited early on, was more “joyful,” with a zero-tolerance policy for drinking and littering, he noted.

“I think it [Occupy Oakland] needed to be removed, but it could have been done in a different way,” he said, with more outreach from city leaders and public health officials.

Oakland city officials, however, insist they tried to work cooperatively with the camp and got nowhere. They were planning a news conference for later in the day to discuss police actions.

from:  http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2011/10/occupy-oakland-damage-clash-police.html

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Occupy Oakland began on October 10th, 2011 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Occupy_Oakland

October 10th, 2011

10 + 10 +2+0+1+1 = 24 = Occupy Oakland’s life lesson = what Occupy Oakland’s here to learn = In charge.  Taking charge.  Getting people to clean up their act.

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October 10th, 2011

10 + 10 = 20 = Occupy Oakland’s core number = Turning point.

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October 10th, 2011

10 + 10 +2+0+1+1 = 24 = Occupy Oakland’s personal year (from October 10th, 2011 to October 9th, 2012) = In charge.  Taking charge.  Getting people to clean up their act.

24 year + 10 (October) = 34 = Occupy Oakland’s personal month (from October 10th, 2011 to November 9th, 2011) = Generating a buzz.  Lashing out in anger.  Things happen really quickly.  Direct hit from a rubber bullet.

34 month + 26 (26th of the month on Wednesday October 26th, 2011) = 60 = Occupy Oakland’s personal day = Revolutionary.  Thinking outside of the box.  Moving forward.

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using the number/letter grid:
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

 

Occupy Oakland

633377 6123154        51

 

Occupy Oakland’s path of destiny = 51 = The police.  The government.  Officials.  Citizens.  Electorate.  Harsh.  Brutal.  Merciless.  Weapons.

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Grant Hackett

October 31, 2011      6:15AM

POLICE are investigating an incident at the Melbourne home of Olympic legend Grant Hackett.

Officers were called to the Channel 9 star’s apartment in Southbank after Hackett hosted the Westpac marquee at Flemington on Derby Day.

It is believed police entered the family home in the early hours of Sunday morning to find the apartment in total disarray, including a grand piano overturned.

Up to eight police cars were on the scene to deal with the matter.

Hackett was not seen yesterday. But his wife Candice Alley was spied leaving the building with one of the couple’s two children.

The blonde singer was believed to be at home during the incident but was keeping mum yesterday when asked about it.

Earlier in the day, a happy-looking Alley posted a picture of herself in her Derby Day finery, tweeting that the couple had spent “a fabulous day” together at Flemington.

Celebrity DJ Ruby Rose tweeted that Hackett had been a great host, and several other onlookers commented the highly spirited ex-swimmer had spent a fair bit of time on the dance floor later in the day.

After the races Rose, Hackett and Alley headed for the after-party at The Den at Crown’s The Atlantic.

One neighbour, who didn’t want to be named, said building management was trying to resolve the matter.

The couple married in 2007 after Hackett uprooted his life on the Gold Coast to move to Melbourne to be near Alley. Their twins, Jagger and Charlize, were born two years later.

Since retiring from swimming, the triple Olympic gold medallist has worked as a TV presenter for channels Seven and Nine.

Hackett joined Nine News Melbourne as the weekend sport presenter in 2008, replacing Heath O’Loughlin.

But Hackett failed to win over viewers and was axed from the news team in late 2009.

He now works as a presenter on Wide World of Sports and is expected to be part of Nine’s coverage of the Olympic Games.

from:  http://www.perthnow.com.au/entertainment/perth-confidential/olympic-legend-grant-hacketts-mystery-meltdown/story-e6frg30l-1226181158184

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Grant Hackett was born on May 9th, 1980 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grant_Hackett

May 9th, 1980

May 9th

5 + 9 +2+0+1+1 = 18 = his personal year (from May 9th, 2011 to May 8th, 2012) = Surreal.  Like a bad dream.

18 year + 10 (October) = 28 = his personal month (from October 9th, 2011 to November 8th, 2011) = Recklessness.

28 month + 31 (31st of the month on Monday October 31st, 2011) = 59 = his personal day = Personal meltdown.  Fall from grace.  Everything falls apart.

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Colin Hanks

October 30, 2011

Colin Hanks,
33, breaks out of the good-guy mold as Travis Marshall, who teams with Prof.
James Gellar [Edward James
Olmos
] for a bizarre killing spree in the sixth season of Showtime‘s
“Dexter.” He’s also appeared in the films “Orange County” and “Roswell” as well
as the miniseries “Band of Brothers,” among other roles.Your “Dexter” character, Travis, is pretty intense. He’s like a “Silence
of the Lambs”
villain crossed with a religious zealot. What can you tell us
about him?
Travis is obviously a very lost and confused man that has
fallen — I don’t want to say fallen — who has chosen to [align with]
Prof. Gellar, which is Eddie’s character — and the two of them are obviously
very determined to commit these crimes. But in their minds they’re not crimes.
What they’re doing is trying to bring on the new world, so to
speak.

The apocalypse.

Yeah. They’re essentially trying to
end this world and bring on the new one. So really it’s an interesting dynamic
because unlike some of the other characters — the baddies, if you will — on the
show, which have all been great, these guys are doing it because they genuinely
feel like they’re in the right, whereas the other characters all know they’re
doing bad things, and they get a kick out of it. Whereas these guys come with a
righteous sense of purpose, which is a very, very different place to be coming
from. So it really blurs, in a strange way, the concept of serial killers. At
the end of the day, they’re still incredibly messed-up human
beings.

Indeed, but are we to connect the dots between them and
Dexter, who also is a serial killer with a sense of righteousness?

I think obviously that’s part of the connection the writers are making, that
[showrunner] Scott Buck is making. I look at every villain that they’ve had on
the show to be some sort of reflection of Dexter, and this season Dexter is
going through a bit of a religious phase. His character is growing and asking
questions of himself, not necessarily as a “serial killer” but as a human being,
as a father.

You also played a religious character in “Mad Men” where
you were a priest. Does religion interest you?

Not really. I guess
maybe someone at “Dexter” saw the “Mad Men” stuff and thought, “He can do this.”
To be quite honest, I’m not religious. So for me “Mad Men” was kind of hard for
me to wrap my head around. The “Dexter” stuff is very different because it’s
coming from such a different point of view.

More than anything it was
hard to go to work sometimes, waking up in the morning knowing that I’m going to
have to be in a very dark place for the next 12 hours and I’m going to be
pretending to hurt people and I’m going to be saying some things that are very …
it’s not easy dialogue.

One blogger said you have “the greatest
evil glare of all time.” Have you been working on that or does it come
naturally?

I’m going to say it comes naturally. The aspect of
“Dexter” that’s been so fabulous for me is that it truly has been a chance to do
something totally and completely different from anything else that I’ve done.
Religion theme aside, most of the time I’m in some sort of comedy and I’m a
straight man and it’s really just, let’s wind this guy up and see him explode.
Or I’m just a character that just serves the story, who shouts out the
exposition: “You mean we’re going to fight the FBI?” And with
this I got to flex an entirely different muscle and I got to take all the
preconceived notions that people have of me….

Which are
what?

Super-nice guy, not dangerous, sweet, sincere, the best friend,
really honest — and I got to take those and manipulate it and on the surface
have all of those traits but on the inside I’m really just an emotionally
conflicted, confused, lost individual. And evil. In moments, very, very evil. So
it’s been really fun to mess with the convention. And I’ll be quite honest: I’m
totally looking forward to freaking people out in line at the coffee
place.

Are the assumptions people make about
you really assumptions they make about your America’s sweetheart dad, Tom Hanks?

I think so. Which is not to say people don’t know who I am or are
fans of some of the stuff that I’ve done. But for a majority of people I don’t
have a first name, to which I have to say, “Yes, my name is Colin, nice to meet
you.”

That sounds annoying.

It’s something I’ve come to accept. Depending on my mood that day, it can either not bug me or be a little annoying.

Do you think that a way to distinguish yourself as your own
person is by currying a career that includes being a
hard-core
villain?

I hope so. That would be nice. I have no way of knowing.

Coming from the family you did, did you ever seriously
consider doing anything other than act?

This is a life passage for
everyone. When you’re a kid, you have a gut feeling of what you want to do, and
you get good at it. You get around 14, 15, 16 and you’re rebelling against
everything, and you say, “That’s not what I’m going to do. You don’t know who I
am.” And then you spend an undetermined amount of time eventually coming to the
conclusion that that is really maybe what you want to be doing.

What
did you think you wanted to do doing your rebellious phase?

I didn’t really know. I loved acting since I was a little kid. It was fun. Obviously, I
saw my dad do it, my mother [Samantha Lewes] was also an actress in her younger
days, my stepmom [Rita Wilson], I’m comfortable with the idea of it. It always
seemed like fun, like make-believe, playing with toys. So during my rebellious
period, I thought maybe I’ll go into radio. A little bit related, I guess.
Eventually by the time I got into college and started doing plays I thought, “I
really like this. This is really what I want to do.”

And keep in my mind
my dad didn’t become a huge, huge mega actor until I was halfway through high
school — so right around the time he’s going through his big renaissance is
right when I’m starting to do my high school revolting. And I think deep down I
kind of knew it was going to be harder for me to break out from that. And I
think what I really needed to do more than anything was make sure it was
something I loved doing and that I couldn’t envision myself doing anything else.
I needed to find that and I did.

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Colin Lewes Hanks was born on November 24th, 1977 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colin_Hanks
November 24th, 1977
November 24th
11 + 24 +2+0+1+0 = 38 = his personal year (from November 24th, 2010 to November 23rd, 2011) = My mother [Samantha Lewes] was also an actress in her younger days, and so was my stepmom [Rita Wilson].  When you’re a kid, you have a gut feeling of what you want to do.  Some sort of reflection of Dexter.
38 year + 10 (October) = 48 = his personal month (from October 24th, 2011 to November 23rd, 2011) = Travis Marshall is obviously a very lost man with a righteous sense of purpose.
48 month + 30 (30th of the month on Sunday October 30th, 2011) = 78 = his personal day = Generational wealth.
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using the number/letter grid:
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

 

Colin Hanks

36395 81521       43

 

his path of destiny / how he learns what he is here to learn = Comedy.  Entertainer.  Entertaining.  Having fun.  Enjoying himself.

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using the number/letter grid:
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

  6 9    5  5    1            26

Colin Lewes Hanks                   62

3 3 5 3  5 1  8 521        36

 

his soul number = 26 = Actor.  Celebrity.  Popular.

his outer personality = 36 = The height of ambition.

his path of destiny = 62 = Playing a criminal.  Giving people a good scare.

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File:Jean Quan at Lake Merritt during her Campaign for Mayor.jpg

October 29, 2011

When Jean Quan was an undergraduate, she once sat for 10 hours inside Sproul Hall at the University of California, Berkeley, demanding better treatment for minority students. As a community activist, she helped unionize hospital workers and organized parents in a poor neighborhood of West Oakland.

At another time, Ms. Quan, the mayor of Oakland, might have joined the hundreds of protesters who have camped out near City Hall as part of Occupy Oakland. Instead, she is now a focus of their wrath. Late Thursday night, protesters chased her from a rally, shouting “Go home,” and refusing to let her speak. The protesters were reacting to her decision to shut down the encampment, which led to a night of street violence on Tuesday, with police unleashing tear gas on the demonstrators. Ms. Quan said the area had become unsanitary and unsafe.

“She raided us. People are hurt for no reason,” said Adam Jordan, an Occupy Oakland organizer, alluding to several people who were injured, including an Iraq war veteran who sustained a severe head wound. “She’s the establishment.”

Ms. Quan’s transformation from one of the more progressive mayors in the country into an object of Occupy Oakland’s scorn has left her isolated and weakened politically. Even her closest friends and supporters questioned her judgment. Dan Siegel, Ms. Quan’s legal adviser who has known her since her days at Berkeley, said he briefly considered resigning over the raid.

But instead of giving in, Ms. Quan is trying to win back the support of the protest community she once called her own.

On Friday, hours after she fled the rally, Ms. Quan said she would not resign. She apologized for a second time and sought to align herself with the Occupy movement, which claims to represent the 99 percent who they say are shut out of a political process that caters to corporations.

“Oakland is definitely part of this 99 percent,” Ms. Quan said.

On Thursday, Ms. Quan had reversed herself and allowed the protesters to resettle in Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, despite the fact that Oakland, facing a $76 million budget deficit, spent an estimated $1 million on cleanup costs and police overtime during the Occupy protest, according to finance officials.

Three-dozen tents were spread across the plaza on Friday morning; there were 150 before Tuesday’s raid. Phil Horne, a San Francisco attorney, was handing out yellow leaflets asking people to sign a petition to recall Ms. Quan as mayor. Her actions last week erased her accomplishments as an activist, he said.

Edwin, a 23-year-old office assistant from San Mateo who declined to give his last name out of concern he would lose his job, said he regretted that Ms. Quan had not been allowed to speak to the protesters. But he said he was not sure whether to forgive her.

“I’m willing to give her a second chance because of her history,” he said. “But if she continues to do what she’s been doing the last two days, I think she needs to go.”

Ms. Quan, who got her start in activism as an undergraduate at Berkeley, clearly has a lot of work to do in order to regain her anti-establishment credibility.

At Berkeley, she gained experience working with the Third World Liberation Front, whose efforts on behalf of minority students led to the establishment of the university’s ethnic studies program.

After graduation, Ms. Quan moved to Hong Kong, New York and Los Angeles, working in the labor movement. In 1980, she returned to the Bay Area and led a campaign against the Ku Klux Klan after five anti-Klan protesters were killed in Greensboro, N.C.

In the mid-1980s, Ms. Quan, who by then had two children with her husband, Floyd Huen, helped elect several progressive candidates to the Oakland school board. She then ran herself, and later became school board president before being elected to the City Council.

Mr. Siegel, her legal adviser, said part of her strength as an activist and politician is her tireless approach.

“When Jean runs for office and knocks on doors, the joke that people make is that they’ll vote for her because she won’t leave,” he said. “She’s not afraid when it gets dark, she’s not afraid when there’s an angry dog or if she’s in a sketchy neighborhood. She’s not afraid of a couple of angry people in the plaza.”

Ms. Quan often speaks in short forceful spurts. Since her upset victory last November, which made her the city’s first Asian-American mayor, she has sought to impose a progressive agenda on Oakland, but she has been stymied by polarizing politics, a struggling economy and her city’s 16 percent unemployment rate.

She often clashed with the police, recommending community organizing to offset a police force decimated by budget cuts. On Oct. 11, Chief Anthony Batts abruptly resigned. While he did not blame Ms. Quan directly, he said bureaucracy and micromanaging by city officials had made it impossible for him to do his job.

Long-time allies have encouraged Ms. Quan to embrace Occupy Oakland. Josie Camacho, executive director of the Alameda Labor Council, said she told Ms. Quan: “If we let this movement continue, we will have a lot of pride for stepping out there. And we will have your back. You have to look at things differently.”

Ms. Camacho said it was important to help build the movement, and allow people to stay where they want to stay. “When do you see homeless and students and families come together in a shared space?” she said. “At some point you have to take a risk and at some point you have to take a stand.”

On Thursday, Ms. Quan released a video in which she addressed the protesters directly and emphasized her background as an activist.

“We are a nation in crisis,” she said. “Oakland more than most cities faces budget cuts, unemployment and foreclosures. We are also a Progressive city. And as a long-time civil rights activist and union organizer I want my City to support the movement.”

On Friday, after fleeing from the rally, Ms. Quan decided she would not let up. She continued to court the protesters.

“This is a tough job,” she said. “I wanted to talk to them. I still want to talk to them and we stand ready to talk to them any time.”

from:  http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/30/us/Oakland-Protests-Test-Mayor-Jean-Quan-Activist-Background.html

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Jean Quan was born on October 21st, 1949 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean_Quan

October 21st, 1949

10 + 21 +1+9+4+9 = 54 = her life lesson = what she is here to learn = Observing.  Dialogue.  Asking questions.  Thinking quickly.  Mental agility.  Things are not as they appear.

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October 21st, 1949

October 21st

10 + 21 +2+0+1+1 = 35 = her personal year (from October 21st, 2011 to October 20th, 2012) = Standing ready.

35 year + 10 (October) = 45 = her personal month (from October 21st, 2011 to November 20th, 2011) = Apologies.  Investigation.  This is a tough job.

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The Rangers are back in the World Series for the second straight season after losing in five games to the San Francisco Giants last year in their first- ever appearance.

After their second straight AL West title and a franchise-record 96 wins this past season, the Rangers disposed of the Tampa Bay Rays in the ALDS before “Cruz-ing” to a six-game win over the Detroit Tigers in the ALCS, as outfielder Nelson Cruz set the all-time mark for most home runs (six) and RBI (13) in a postseason series on his way to MVP honors.

“Behold, here we are with another opportunity,” Rangers manager Ron Washington said. “They deserve a ton of credit. They got so much character in that clubhouse, so much drive. And as I said, we are a team, and that’s the way they handle their business — as a team.”

St. Louis, meanwhile, is the National League’s version of the New York Yankees, as they are back in this round for the 18th time in team history following impressive wins over the Philadelphia Phillies in the NLDS and the Milwaukee Brewers in the NLCS.

Of course, the Cardinals needed all 162 games to even reach the postseason, as they rallied from a 10 1/2 game deficit in late August and secured the wild card spot on the final day with a win over Houston coupled with the Phillies completing a three-game sweep of the Atlanta Braves.

“We thought we had good character, not just good talent,” St. Louis manager Tony La Russa said. “That means you can’t quit and can’t give up. We did get to the end, and a lot of it was our character. This one here has its own mark, because coming from that far back is historic.”

Armed with the best hitter in the game in Albert Pujols, it has been the Cards’ bullpen that has carried them here in October, as St. Louis became the first team to advance in a postseason series without having a starter go more than five innings in any game of its series with the Brewers.

St. Louis last won a World Series back in 2006 and its 10 titles are the most by any NL team.

With that in mind, let’s take a look at the matchups at each position:

CATCHER

Tampa manager Joe Maddon dubbed this season the “Year of the Napoli”. Mike Napoli has been a terrific addition to this Rangers club and has hit safely in eight of 10 postseason games and is hitting .316, while providing some quality defense behind the plate.

Widely regarded as the top defensive catcher in the game, Yadier Molina had his best offensive season this past year, hitting .305 with 14 home runs and 65 RBI. He’s hit .279 here in the postseason, but has continued to be a stud behind the plate and will keep the Rangers’ speedsters honest in this series.

FIRST BASE

Michael Young‘s season started with a trade demand, but ended with him being in the discussion for American League MVP, as he was the Rangers’ best player all season long, hitting .338 with 106 RBI. He’s now playing his third position with the team and remains one of the classiest and most underrated players in the game. Mitch Moreland will likely play first base when these games are played in Arlington.

Perhaps playing his final set of games with the Cardinals, Albert Pujols remains the best player in the game. The three-time NL MVP had a down year by his standards, but has been tremendous this postseason and hit .478 against the Brewers with a pair of home runs and eight RBI.

SECOND BASE

Ian Kinsler had a terrific bounce back season after a disappointing 2010. The gritty second baseman hit 32 home runs and scored 121 runs. He’s hit .275 this postseason with nine RBI, while crossing the plate 11 times too.

Skip Schumaker had been the Cards’ everyday second baseman, but suffered a strained oblique muscle in their Game 5 win over the Phillies and was left off the NLCS roster.

Schumaker might be added to the World Series roster, but if he can’t go then Nick Punto will handle the duties, as he did against the Brewers. However, he only had two hits in 15 NLCS at-bats. If Schumaker can’t go and Punto continues to struggle at the plate, don’t be surprised if La Russa goes to Ryan Theriot. Then again if Schumaker can go, Theriot will likely be left off the WS roster.

THIRD BASE

Aside from a three home run effort in the ALDS clincher Adrian Beltre has been quiet at the plate this postseason, going just 10-for-42 (.238) with six RBI. He’s still one of the best defenders at his position in the game, though.

How many Cardinals would you have named before you got to David Freese in picking an NLCS MVP before the series started. Freese was tremendous, though, as he totaled 12 hits with three home runs and nine RBI versus the Brewers. He is hitting .425 this postseason with four homers after batting .297 in the regular season with only 10 home runs.

SHORTSTOP

Last postseason was Elvis Andrus‘ coming out party to the baseball public. This year, though, he’s had a tough go of it at the plate, batting just .205 while being caught stealing twice. He did swipe 37 bases on the season and could be a valuable weapon should he get on base in this series. He’s also an A+ defender.

Rafael Furcal may not possess the same speed or range that he had in his heyday with the Atlanta Braves, but his October experience has proven to be a terrific asset to this Cardinals team. Even though he is only hitting .204 this postseason, he is still one of the better defensive shortstops in the game.

LEFT FIELD

David Murphy has been an invaluable asset to the Rangers, filling in when needed for both Josh Hamilton and Nelson Cruz this season. He’s hit .391 here in the playoffs with three RBI. Washington also likes to use the defensively- minded Endy Chavez here too.

Matt Holliday appears to be fully healed from a finger injury that cost him the end of the regular season and most of the NLDS. Holliday swatted 22 home runs during the regular season and has hit .375 here in the playoffs with five runs batted in.

CENTER FIELD

Hamilton didn’t quite have the MVP season he had last year, but is still one of the more feared left-handed bats in the game. He’s yet to hit a home run this postseason, but has driven in seven runs.

Jon Jay is another of La Russa’s unheralded stars, as he was a consistent contributor during the season, batting .297 with 10 home runs and 37 RBI.

RIGHT FIELD

Cruz was bothered for a lot of the regular season by hamstring injuries, but has caught fire here in the playoffs. He put on a record-setting performance in the ALCS, belting six home runs and 13 RBI to help oust the Tigers.

Lance Berkman turned out to be one of the best free agent signings of last offseason, as he earned NL Comeback Player of the Year honors after batting.301 with 31 homers and 94 runs batted in this season. He’s only hitting .237 here in October, though, and had just two RBI in the series win over the Brewers.

DESIGNATED HITTER

Young will slide back to his DH role at the start of this series. However, Washington could go with Murphy and leave Young at first for the beginning of this set since Moreland has just two hits in 19 postseason at-bats.

Allen Craig hit .315 for the Cardinals this past season with 11 home runs and 40 RBI in 75 games. He hasn’t hit much this postseason (.222) but La Russa will not hesitate to insert him into the DH role when the series shifts to Rangers Ballpark.

STARTING PITCHING

The Rangers lost a big piece of their starting rotation last offseason when Cliff Lee bolted as a free agent. Left-hander C.J. Wilson did an admirable job in assuming the role as staff ace and won a career-best 16 games, while earning his first-ever trip to the All-Star Game.

He’s been atrocious in the playoffs, though, losing two of his three starts and failing to get out of the fifth in the other. Wilson has allowed 14 runs in 15 2/3 innings (8.04 ERA) and has walked eight batters in that span.

But he hasn’t been alone.

Lefties Derek Holland and Matt Harrison and righty Colby Lewis were downright awful against the Tigers, as the group as a whole combined for an ERA of 6.59 in the ALCS. They also own just one quality start in the 10 games they have played in the playoffs.

St. Louis’ starting staff hasn’t been much better, as the Cardinals became the first team to win a postseason series when their starters failed to go more than five innings in any of the six games.

The exception to the rule is righty Chris Carpenter, who is the best starter in the series. A former NL Cy Young Award winner, Carpenter, of course, outdueled Roy Halladay in a decisive fifth game to get the Cards to the NLCS, and beat the Brewers in his only NLCS start, albeit a five-inning, three run performance.

BULLPEN

The Rangers strengthened their bullpen at the trade deadline, acquiring right- handers Mike Adams and Koji Uehara. However, it has been a starter from this season who has dominated in the bullpen here in October for the Rangers.

Right-hander Alexi Ogando, who won 13 games and earned a trip to the All-Star Game in his first year as a full-time starter this season, has been exceptional out of the bullpen in the postseason, allowing just a run and four hits, while striking out 12 in 10 1/3 innings of work.

Ogando picked up two wins in the series against the Tigers, as Rangers starters C.J. Wilson, Colby Lewis, Derek Holland and Matt Harrison combined for a 6.59 ERA in the ALCS. The rotation also has just one quality start in 10 postseason games.

With Uehara (33.75 ERA) struggling, Ogando was called upon time and time again to help set the bridge to Adams and closer Neftali Feliz, who has surrendered just one run in the postseason.

St. Louis’ bullpen, which ranked 21st in the majors in the regular season with a 3.95 ERA, pitched in just over 54 percent of the team’s innings — the fifth-highest percentage ever for an LCS — and contributed a 1.58 ERA. La Russa also broke his own NLCS record by making 28 pitching changes.

The bullpen was spearheaded by a pair of mid-season acquisitions in lefty Mark Rzepczynski and Octavio Dotel, who along with righty Edwin Jackson came over from Toronto as part of the Colby Rasmus deal.

Closer Jason Motte, the fifth such pitcher to be used in that role, has also found his rhythm, as he converted eight of nine saves in September and has saved four games in the playoffs without allowing a run in eight innings.

BENCH

Outfielder Craig Gentry will be used as a pinch-runner and defensive replacement in late game situations. Moreland will also offer some pop off the bench when the games are in St. Louis.

It’s kind of veiled as to who is a starter and who isn’t with some of the Cardinals, as La Russa can’t help himself with the mixing and the matching. When not being used as a DH, though, Craig will be his top bat off the bench with the versatile Theriot finding himself some at bats as well, especially if Punto continues to struggle and Schumaker can’t go.

MANAGERS

Tony La Russa is one of two managers to win World Series championships in both leagues. He is third all-time in managerial victories and with another postseason win he will tie Atlanta’s Bobby Cox for the second most all-time. This is also the third St. Louis team he has taken to the World Series in the last eight seasons. He may drive you crazy with all his little moves, but at the end of the day La Russa is one of the best managers to ever manage a Major League Baseball game.

Washington has his team back in the World Series for the second straight season and with a better team than the one that lost in five games last year to the San Francisco Giants. Players love playing for him and he has made all the right moves here in October. Being in last year’s Fall Classic will certainly help, as Washington won’t get overwhelmed in the moment.

from:  http://www.tsn.ca/mlb/story/?id=378368

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Nolan Ryan was born on January 31st, 1947 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nolan_Ryan

January 31st, 1947

1 + 31 +1+9+4+7 = 53 = his life lesson = what he is here to learn = Straight to the point.

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January 31st, 1947

January 31st

1 + 31 +2+0+1+1 = 36 = his personal year (from January 31st, 2011 to January 30th, 2012) = Managing.  Feeling like the weight of the world is on his shoulders.

36 year + 9 (September) = 45 = his personal month ((technically from September 31st, 2011 to October 30th, 2011; however since there is no September 31st, it is instead (from October 1st, 2011 to October 30th, 2011)) = Intense.  Focused.

45 month + 28 (28th of the month on Friday October 28th, 2011) = his personal day = Hard luck.

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Ron Washington Manager Ron Washington of the Texas Rangers looks on against the Oakland Athletics during an MLB game at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on August 8, 2010 in Oakland, California.

Ron Washington was born on April 29th, 1952 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ron_Washington

April 29th, 1952

4 + 29 +1+9+5+2 = 50 = his life lesson = what he is here to learn = World Series.

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April 29th, 1952

April 29th

4 + 29 +2+0+1+1 = 37 = his personal year (from April 29th, 2011 to April 28th, 2012) = Heartfelt.  Fatherly advice.

37 year + 9 (September) = 46 = his personal month (from September 29th, 2011 to October 28th, 2011) = Historic.  Making history.  And the rest is history.

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Nelson Cruz was born on July 1st, 1980

July 1st, 1980

7 + 1 +1+9+8+0 = 26 = his life lesson = what he is here to learn = Popular with the fans.  On television.  In the news.  Making headlines.

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July 1st, 1980

July 1st

7 + 1 +2+0+1+1 = 12 = his personal year (from July1st, 2011 to July 1st, 2012) = Reversals.  Have faith.

12 year + 10 (October) = 22 = his personal month (for October 2011) = Lucky.

22 month + 28 (28th of the month on Friday October 28th, 2011) = 50 = his personal day = World Series.

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Alexi Ogando was born on October 5th, 1983

October 5th, 1983

10 + 5 +1+9+8+3 = 36 = his life lesson = what he is here to learn = Managing.  Feeling like the weight of the world is on his shoulders.

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October 5th, 1983

October 5th

10 + 5 +2+0+1+1 = 19 = his personal year (from October 5th, 2011 to October 4th, 2011) = Proud of his hard earned success.  Front and center.

19 year + 10 (October) = 29 = his personal month (from October 5th, 2011 to November 4th, 2011) = Self-confidence.  Teamwork.

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Michael Young was born on October 19th, 1976

October 19th, 1976

10 + 19 +1+9+7+6 = 52 = his life lesson = Keen.  Astute.

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October 19th, 1976

October 19th

10 + 19 +2+0+1+1 = 33 = his personal year (from October 19th, 2011 to October 18th, 2012) = Loyalty.

33 year + 10 (October) = 43 = his personal month (from October 19th, 2011 to November 18th, 2011) = This is no fun.

43 month + 28 (28th of the month on Friday October 28th, 2011) = 71 = his personal day = Professional.  Job well done.

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Mike Napoli was born on October 31st, 1981 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mike_Napoli

October 31st, 1981

October 31st

10 + 31 +2+0+1+0 = 44 = his personal year (from October 31st, 2010 to October 30th, 2011) = It is what it is.

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William DeWitt Owner William DeWitt, Jr. of the St. Louis Cardinals speaks at a press conference at Roger Dean Stadium on February 16, 2011 in Jupiter, Florida.

William DeWitt Jr. was born on August 31st, 1941 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_DeWitt,_Jr.

August 31st, 1941

8 + 31 +1+9+4+1 = 54 = his life lesson = what he is here to learn = Technology.  Interviews.  Ask questions.

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August 31st, 1941

August 31st

8 + 31 +2+0+1+1 = 43 = his personal year (from August 31st, 2011 to August 30th, 2012) = Celebrating.  Congratulations.

43 year + 9 (September) = 52 = his personal month ((technically from September 31st, 2011 to October 30th, 2011; however since there is no September 31st, it is instead (from October 1st, 2011 to October 30th, 2011)) = Gossip.  Rumors.  Criticism.

52 month + 28 (28th of the month on Friday October 28th, 2011) = 80 = his personal day = Dealing with the aftermath.

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Tony LaRussa Manager Tony LaRussa of the St. Louis Cardinals watches batting practice before the game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodgers Stadium on August 17, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.

Tony La Russa was born on October 4th, 1944

October 4th, 1944

10 + 4 +1+9+4+4 = 32 = his life lesson = what he is here to learn = Winning.  Victory.  Championship.

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October 4th, 1944

October 4th

10 + 4 +2+0+1+1 = 18 = his personal year (from October 4th, 2011 to October 3rd, 2012) = Surreal.  Cardinal madness.  People going crazy over the St. Louis Cardinals.

18 year + 10 (October) = 28 = his personal month (from October 4th, 2011 to November 3rd, 2011) = Vulnerability.

28 month + 28 (28th of the month on Friday October 28th, 2011) = 56 = his personal day = Tie breaker.

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David Freese was born on April 28th, 1983 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Freese

April 28th, 1983

4 + 28 = 32 = his core number = MVP.

 

 

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Albert Pujols was born on January 16th, 1980 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_Pujols

January 16th, 1980

1 + 16 +1+9+8+0 = 35 = his life lesson = what he is here to learn = Stamina.  Hanging in there.  Never giving up.

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January 16th, 1980

January 16th

1 + 16 +2+0+1+1 = 21 = his personal year (from January 16th, 2011 to January 15th, 2012) = On the world stage.  For all the world to see.  Universally appreciated.  Putting things in perspective.

21 year + 10 (October) = 31 = his personal month (from October 16th, 2011 to November 15th, 2011) = Competition.  Rising to the challenge.

31 month + 28 (28th of the month on Friday October 29th, 2011) = 59 = his personal day = Savior.  Redemption.

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Chris Carpenter was born on April 27th, 1975 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chris_Carpenter

April 27th, 1975

4 + 27 +1+9+7+5 = 53 = = his life lesson = what he is here to learn = Straight to the point.

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April 27th, 1975

April 27th

4 + 27 +2+0+1+1 = 36 = his personal year (from April 27th, 2011 to April 26th, 2012) = Managing.  Feeling like the weight of the world is on his shoulders.

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Allen Craig was born on July 18th, 1984

July 18th, 1984

7 + 18 +1+9+8+4 = 47 = his life lesson = what he is here to learn = Famous.  Internationally known.  Legacy.

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July 18th, 1984

July 18th

7 + 18 +2+0+1+1 = 29 = his personal year (from July 18th, 2011 to July 17th, 2012) = Self-confidence. Teamwork.

29 year + 10 (October) = 39 = his personal month (from October 18th, 2011 to November 17th, 2011) = Compliments.

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Terra Jole Picture

9:53 AM EST     Wednesday October 26, 2011

She stands just over 4 feet tall and prowls the stage rasping Lady Gaga hits.

But come weekends, you won’t find Terra Jolé in the nightclubs partying like a rock star.

“Most short people are at boobie or neck range” with other patrons in the clubs, she explains. “I’m at ass range.”

Such quips are definitive Jolé, a petite chanteuse who is as self-deprecating as she is earnestly committed to her career as “Mini-Gaga,” an impersonator. The singer-actress has found success in combining the uniqueness of being a little person with her determination to become a star.

Who better to portray than Lady Gaga, who is known for her willingness to traffic in the unexpected?

“Gaga is so exciting to me because she’s like an animal,” Jolé says. “As long as you are feeling powerful and emotionally driven for the night … I would say that you are really taking the right steps to becoming ‘mini-Gaga.’”

Not that Jolé doesn’t consider herself a performer in her own right.

Born in San Antonio to an average-sized family, Jolé has dreamed of a career in Hollywood for as long as she can remember. Along with the blond good looks and the big personality one might expect from a Texas rose, Jolé also has achondroplasia, the most common form of dwarfism.

The pint-sized performer decided early on not to let size stop her.

“I’ve grown up saying, ‘Lord please, all I want to do is become a singer,’ and I believe he has granted that wish,” Jolé says. “The fact that it’s not exactly what I envisioned doesn’t mean that I’m not still envisioning something more grandiose.”

She first came to the public’s attention in 2003 with an appearance on MTV’s “True Life: I’m a Little Person” special, which chronicled her attempts to break into show business.

After performing as a part of mini-KISS for a few years, she had an offer to perform at a party and was surprised that rather than be asked to come as “an Oompa Loompa or something like that,” the client bought into her idea of showing up as “Mini-Britney Spears.”

That launched her career as a Lilliputian look-alike, and soon she was appearing everywhere, from television shows like “CSI: Las Vegas” to touring with rapper T-Pain and Lil Wayne and starring in the Las Vegas show “Little Legends.” On the big screen, Jolé has appeared in films such as “Jackass 3D” and “Tales From Beyond.”

She now has her own company, “Mini-Popstars,” with other small impersonators, including “Mini-Beyonce,” “Mini-Michael Jackson” and “Mini-Vanilli.” And like any big star, she shies away from talking money and fees; she’d much rather focus on how fortunate she feels to be doing what she loves.

“I truly feel like this is so much like the rest of our lives in that if you believe that you can do it, put effort and work into it, then anything is possible,” she says.

Jolé has all the trappings of a celebrity: costume designer, manager, publicist and fans who love to be photographed with her. She has met Britney Spears (who Jolé says couldn’t have been sweeter) and a quick search of the Web turns up a picture of Lindsay Lohan hanging with Jolé in her Mini-Britney gear.

Jolé has spent hours volunteering with the nonprofit organization Little People of America, and she has written into her contracts a clause that says if the word “midget” is used she will walk. Yet there are still some in her community who aren’t thrilled by her career.

“A lot of little people question me and state, ‘It’s so demeaning’ and ‘I can’t believe you would do that; why don’t you just do your own show?’ ” she says. “That’s just like telling any other person why don’t you just become your own famous person and see what kind of press you get. No matter who you are or what you are doing, you are always going to get some negative reaction.”

Working the stage clearly gives Jolé a buzz. She’s meticulous in her preparations. From the makeup to the outrageous costumes, she works hard to achieve the illusion, though she admits she doesn’t look much like Gaga or Britney.

As for the sound, Jolé says she sings most of the songs herself — except for the last number in her act, when she is usually out of breath. Pulling off Gaga’s “Bad Romance” is fairly simple given that the husky tune falls in Jolé’s natural range. Besides, she says, fans get that she is more tribute performer than spot on.

The biggest challenge, she says, is trying to replicate Gaga’s sense of style.

“Everyone remembers the nude latex outfit that she wore at the Grammys when she came out of the egg,” Jolé says. “I couldn’t find sheets of latex, but I found these heavy shower curtains that I thought would work. Bad idea. It was the worst costume malfunction known to man.”

Even though Jolé sometimes gets confused with other little people like Amy Roloff, the mother on TLC’s “Little People, Big World,” the singer says she enjoys a healthy fan base, especially in the gay community.

Could it only be a matter of time before there is a Terra Jolé impersonator? Absolutely, if she has her way.

“This is like the practice round before I actually become the ‘Terra Jolé Show,’” she says, laughing.

from:  http://www.cnn.com/2011/10/26/showbiz/mini-gaga-fame-series/index.html?npt=NP1

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Terra Jolé was born on May 25th, 1980 according to http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1398231/

May 25th, 1980

May 25th

5 + 25 +2+0+1+1 = 34 = her personal year (from May 25th, 2011 to May 24th, 2012) = Generating a buzz.  Things happen really quickly.  Meteoric rise.

34 year + 10 (October) = 44 = her personal month (from October 25th, 2011 to November 24th, 2011) = Self-acceptance.  Comfortable in her own skin.  Staying current & relevant.  It is what it is. 

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Samuel Wurzelbacher, a.k.a. "Joe the Plumber"

October 26th, 2011       7:34 a.m.

Joe the Plumber” made it official Tuesday. He’s running for Congress.

Samuel Wurzelbacher became famous in 2008 after challenging Barack Obama on his economic policies. Now the self-identified Regular Joe wants to represent economically distressed northern Ohio in the House — and he’s bringing a class-based message.

“Americans deserve all kinds of people representing them,” Wurzelbacher said, according to the Associated Press, at an event at Toledo’s famous Tony Packo’s restaurant, best known for its Hungarian-style hot dogs. “Not just an elite ruling class.” (Watch video below.)

Wurzelbacher was adopted as sort of a mascot by the John McCain campaign late in the presidential race — and later became a touring celebrity, often speaking at tea party rallies.

He sounded very much like an anti-establishment candidate in the tea party mold Tuesday, decrying not only what he called onerous federal regulation on businesses, but also free-trade agreements, deals that are unpopular in blue-collar states like Ohio.

“I’m registered as a Republican. I’ll run as a Republican. But by god that doesn’t encompass who I am,” he said.

Ohio’s unemployment rate sits at 9.3% but in the northwest Ohio region where Wurzelbacher lives, it’s hovered above 10% for much of the year.

Wurzelbacher is seeking the 9th District seat that has been held by Democrat Marcy Kaptur since 1983. Because of redistricting, Kaptur will likely face Rep. Dennis Kucinich in the primary, as the district has been extended eastward toward Cleveland.

 “When someone loses their job here in the 9th District, it’s a bad statistic for the politicians,” said Wurzelbacher, 37. “When you and I lose our job, it hurts. It means our kids can’t eat. It means we can’t make our house payments.”

He said on his block alone in Holland, Ohio, four families have “walked away” from their houses after being unable to meet their mortgage payments. “I’m there. I know how it is,” he said. “Politicians in general are not there. They don’t get it.”

He blasted Congress for resorting to patchwork solutions to fix the nation’s deep economic woes. If elected to the House, he said, he wouldn’t support those.

“I’m not the kind of plumber who uses duct tape,” he said.

from:  http://www.latimes.com/news/politics/la-pn-joe-plumber-20111026,0,4863500.story

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Joe the Plumber was born on December 3rd, 1973 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_the_Plumber

December 3rd, 1973

December 3rd

12 + 3 +2+0+1+0 = 18 = his personal year (from December 3rd, 2010 to December 2nd, 2011) = Surreal. 

18 year + 10 (October) = 28 = his personal month (from October 3rd, 2011 to November 2nd, 2011) = Bold.

28 month + 25 (25th of the month on Tuesday October 25th, 2011) = 53 = his personal day = Principles.  Straightforward.  Straight to the point.

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October 25, 2011       1744 GMT

Every Friday, Bree Boyce dreaded her high school gym class. Students had to run a mile under 11 minutes, and those who couldn’t finish in time would have to walk around the track for the rest of the period.

Weighing 234 pounds, Boyce never made it in time.

“There were a few times I tried to run because I was so embarrassed and afraid of what other kids might say. After many failed attempts, I gave up hope,” said Boyce.

Every day, Boyce wore a baggy T-shirt and a pair of faded, size 18 jeans to school. She ducked and dodged anytime someone tried to take her picture. She deflected attention from her weight by cracking jokes.

Five years later and 112 pounds lighter, Boyce is no longer the camera-shy girl hiding inside saggy, shapeless tees.

She struts onstage in body-hugging evening gowns and swimsuits. She embraces the spotlight as the reigning Miss South Carolina. And she has been a guest co-host on “The View,” chatting openly about her weight.

Bree Boyce: Applying weight-loss lessons to all of life

“I had struggled for so many years with my weight,” Boyce said. “So many girls look to beauty queens because they want to be like them and look like them. But my thing is that we’re all unique and we’re all different and not one person is going to look like the next. And somebody might be a healthy size 6, and an unhealthy size 0.”

When she makes public appearances, a tiara rests on her head and a sash drapes over her shoulder. She’ll compete for the Miss America crown in January in Las Vegas.

Her journey from obese teenager to beauty queen isn’t just about shedding excess weight, or going from one extreme to another.

“It’s more about setting a good example for the younger generation,” Boyce said. “If you have a dream, go for it. Don’t let others’ perceptions hold you back.”

Bree Boyce, here turning 16, began seriously trying to lose weight at 17, because of knee problems.
Bree Boyce, here turning 16, began seriously trying to lose weight at 17, because of knee problems.

Growing up, Boyce was chubbier than her three older siblings. Although she ate about the same foods as they did, her metabolism seemed different. As the youngest of two girls and two boys, Boyce found support and acceptance in her family and community.

Bree Boyce, who is Miss South Carolina holds a pair of size 18 jeans she wore in high school.
Bree Boyce, who is Miss South Carolina holds a pair of size 18 jeans she wore in high school.

“She was the funny kid,” said Tiffany Olson, Boyce’s older sister. “She had the best personality.”

Her personality carried over to school, where she won over friends with her enthusiasm (she was president of the pep club), and impersonations of celebrities from Cher to Britney Spears.

“I tried to be very outgoing and tried to compensate my weight with my personality,” Boyce said.

When people at school talked about her or teased her, she’d try to be their friend.

“Sometimes I made fun of myself with them,” Boyce said. “It was all trying to cover up and not try to expose myself too much that I was hurting inside about my weight.”

Diet tricks the pros tell their friends

Throughout her childhood, Boyce watched on the sidelines as her older sister competed in beauty pageants. She secretly hoped one day, she would compete.

As a teen, Boyce tried several weight-loss gimmicks, low-carb and starvation diets. But she’d always slip back into her old habits because the hunger returned with such intensity.

Boyce’s health battle is not rare in her home state. In South Carolina, about 31% of the population is considered obese.

“I figured that this was the body I was going to live in, and there was nothing I could do about it,” Boyce said. “I was just so unhappy about the way I looked, but I still continued to eat unhealthy.”

“I would come home from school, sit on the couch for hours, and snack all day long. I would drive to a fast food place, pick up any meal I wanted to, eat it and then go back an hour later, eat it again.”

At age 17, she went to the doctor’s office because of knee problems.

The doctor didn’t mince his words. “You know, this weight has to come off,” he told her. “And if it doesn’t, then your body is not going to take care of you in the long run. And you’re only 17 years old.”

Bree Boyce was crowned Miss South Carolina on July 2. The Miss America Pageant will be January 14, 2012.
Bree Boyce was crowned Miss South Carolina on July 2. The Miss America Pageant will be January 14, 2012.

Boyce realized that he was right.

“I’m 17 years old. I have the whole world in front of me. And it’s up to me and only me to change it. And that’s exactly what I did,” she said.

Surgery is no quick fix for obese teens

She tossed out junk food and set a goal to lose five pounds in one month. And she put one foot in front of the other. She walked around the block because “that’s all I could do. I was so overweight.”

Then the next week, she walked a little farther. After her first month, she lost seven pounds.

When you’re losing weight, where does the fat go?

After losing more pounds, she joined the gym, started dancing in Zumba classes. Then she started jogging.

During her senior year of high school, an adviser at the pep club suggested Boyce try for the title of Miss West Florence, the school’s equivalent of a beauty pageant. At first, Boyce laughed it off.

“I was not thin,” she said. “I was still chubby, losing weight gradually.”

But Boyce gave it a shot.

“I was myself and I won,” beating 38 other girls, she said. “That gave me another confidence boost knowing that I could do what I set my mind to.”

After graduating in 2007, she went to study theater at Francis Marion University. She competed for the local Miss Florence title and began a winning streak in local beauty pageants until she finally won the state crown in July.

Through the years, Boyce had to unlearn a lifetime of bad habits.

“It’s all about learning a process, learning a lifestyle, and so many people think it’s an overnight quick fix. And it absolutely is not. It takes time. It took me three years,” she said.

Boyce, who couldn’t finish a mile in under 11 minutes in high school, can now run that distance in seven minutes. She plans to train for her first marathon once she has time after the Miss America contest.

“You don’t have to be rail thin to think you’re beautiful and want to be Miss America,” she said. “You need to be happy and content with yourself, get your physical activity. That’s what counts the most — not starvation diets and being rail thin.”

Boyce meticulously schedules workouts and meals to prepare for Miss America. On a recent day, she cooked breakfast at home in Florence, scrambling eggs and slicing a grapefruit.

“I block out where am I going to eat, how am I going to eat that day,” she said.

In the pageant world, where a woman’s frame and figure are constantly analyzed, Boyce has heard the critiques: too muscular, too big, not petite enough, not a size 00.

Bree Boyce’s Facebook page

“I love my body,” Boyce said. “I went from 234 pounds to being comfortable and happy and being content with the way I look. Someone says I’m not a 00 — that doesn’t mean I don’t continue to compete for Miss America. We need to give an idealistic role model.”

She said she’d rather be on stage looking the way she does now than looking “sick, frail and thin. That’s not the message that I’m promoting at all.”

from:  http://edition.cnn.com/2011/10/25/health/beauty-queen-weightloss/index.html?hpt=hp_p1

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Bree Boyce was born on March 25th, 1989 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bree_Boyce

March 25th, 1989

March 25th

3 + 25 +2+0+1+1 = 32 = her personal year (from March 25th, 2011 to March 24th, 2012) = Winning.  Crown.  Reign.  American.  Pride.  Glory.

32 year + 10 (October) = 42 = her personal month (from October 25th, 2011 to November 24th, 2011) = Everybody loves Bree.

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the Miss America Pageant will be on January 14th, 2012

March 25th, 1989

March 25th

3 + 25 +2+0+1+1 = 32 = her personal year (from March 25th, 2011 to March 24th, 2012) = Winning. Crown. Reign. American. Pride. Glory.

32 year + 12 (December) = 44 = her personal month (from December 25th, 2011 to January 24th, 2012) = Self-acceptance. Comfortable in her own skin. I am who I am.

44 month + 14 (14th of the month on January 14th, 2012) = 58 = her personal day = Wellness.  Well being.

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using the number/letter grid:

 
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

 

Bree Boyce

2955 26735     44

 

her path of destiny = 44 = Self-acceptance.  Comfortable in her own skin.  I am who I am.

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Marco

October 23, 2011     10:55 am

Tragedy struck the racing world again Sunday when 24-year-old rider Marco Simoncelli died after crashing and then violently colliding with two other riders in the MotoGP motorcycle race in Malaysia.

The Italian rider struck American Colin Edwards and Italian Valentino Rossi on the second lap of the race at the Sepang circuit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, which was immediately stopped and later canceled. It was the next-to-last race of the season.

MotoGP medical director Michele Macchiagodena told reporters that Simoncelli was taken to the track medical center with head, neck and chest injuries and died about 45 minutes later.

“I’m so shocked and saddened by the loss of Marco,” said Casey Stoner, who recently clinched the series title. “When things like this happen it reminds you how precious life is.”

Edwards suffered a dislocated shoulder in the crash but otherwise he and Rossi were not seriously injured, race officials said.

MotoGP is an international series featuring high-speed motorcycle racing. The series has two U.S. stops each year, at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, Calif.

A week ago Indycar driver Dan Wheldon, a two-time winner of the Indianapolis 500, was killed in a 15-car crash at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Wheldon’s funeral was Saturday in St. Petersburg, Fla.

from:  http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/sports_blog/2011/10/motogp-marco-simoncelli-malaysia-casey-stoner-colin-edwards-.html

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Marco Simoncelli was born on January 20th, 1987 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marco_Simoncelli

January 20th, 1987

1 + 20 +1+9+8+7 = 46 = his life lesson = So young.

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January 20th, 1987

January 20th

1 + 20 +2+0+1+1 = 25 = his personal year (from January 20th, 2011 to January 19th, 2012) = Excitement.

25 year + 10 (October) = 35 = his personal month (from October 20th, 2011 to November 19th, 2011) = Without warning.

35 month + 23 (23rd of the month on Sunday October 23rd, 2011) = 58 = his personal day = Medical center.

 

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using the number/letter grid:
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
A B C D E F G H I
J K L M N O P Q R
S T U V W X Y Z

 

Where:

A = 1 J = 1 S = 1

B = 2 K = 2 T = 2

C = 3 L = 3 U = 3

D = 4 M = 4 V = 4

E = 5 N = 5 W = 5

F = 6 O = 6 X = 6

G = 7 P = 7 Y = 7

H = 8 Q = 8 Z = 8

I = 9 R = 9

 

 

Marco Simoncelli

41936 1946535339        71

 

his path of destiny / how he learned what he was here to learn = Professional.  Good at what he did.

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People stand in line to see the body of former Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi in Misrata.

Oct 22, 2011     7:43 AM ET

Libya’s interim rulers say they will declare the liberation of Libya on Sunday, three days after deposed dictator Moammar Gadhafi was killed.

Officials from the governing National Transitional Council (NTC) said the announcement would be made in the eastern city of Benghazi, the revolution’s birthplace, a day later than originally planned. No reason was given for the 24-hour delay.

In a separate development, interim Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril said Libyans should be allowed to vote within eight months to elect a national council that would draft a new constitution and form an interim government.

Jibril made that announcement Saturday as he attended the World Economic Forum in Jordan. He also said he expects to step down on Saturday, reiterating a promise he made earlier in the month.

Meanwhile, the BBC reported an NTC official as saying Saturday that Gadhafi’s body has undergone a post-mortem examination and will be handed over to his surviving family. However, Al Jazeera reported NTC officials as saying earlier that no autopsy would be needed, despite questions still swirling around official accounts of his death.

The UN human rights office says it’s concerned he was summarily executed after his capture Thursday on the outskirts of his hometown Sirte, two months after he was driven from power and into hiding.

In one cellphone video recording the chaos that followed Gadhafi’s capture, he is seen wiping blood away from his head. There seems to be no wound in that video. In a second video, there is a bullet wound in the same spot on his head, raising speculation he was shot execution-style.

P.O.V.:

NTC leaders have said Gadhafi, 69, was shot in the head when he was “caught in the crossfire” between his supporters and new regime fighters soon after he was pulled from a culvert where he had been hiding.

The CBC’s Derek Stoffel, reporting from Tripoli Saturday, said amateur video taken by opposition fighters is raising red flags for human rights groups, but “Libyans mostly don’t care how he died.”

“I’ve been speaking to many here who say after 42 years of his rule he deserved what he got, although there are some who say they would have liked ot have seen a trial for the crimes he carried out against the Libyan people,” Stoffel said.

Lineups to see body

Omar Turbi, an American advisor to the National Transitional Council, says Libyans are looking forward, not backward.

“The feeling is everybody’s happy. there are no considerations for legal ramifications [regarding] how he died because of all the vengeance and all the built-up feelings toward Gadhafi. It doesn’t matter how he died. It’s the end of an era that has been a horrible history of Libya,” Turbi said.

Opposition forces stepped up the search for Gadhafi after they swept into Tripoli and seized control of most of the oil-rich North African nation.

Their campaign was stalled by fierce resistance by Gadhafi loyalists in Sirte, Bani Walid and pockets in the south.

Gadhafi’s body had become somewhat of a tourist attraction. It was being held in a freezer in a shopping mall in Misrata, east of Tripoli, as the debate continues over what to do with his remains.

People crowded into long lines to get a chance to view the body, which was laid out on a mattress.

The body of Gadhafi’s son, Mutassim, had been moved from another location in Misrata and placed next to his dead father, along with the body of Abu Bakr Younis Jabr, who led Gadhafi’s armed forces. They, too, were killed near Sirte.

Mohamed Sayeh, a senior member of the NTC, on Friday said Moammar Gadhafi’s body will be buried according to Islamic tradition, but the funeral will not be public.

from:  http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/story/2011/10/22/libya-saturday.html

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Sunday October 23rd, 2011

October 23rd, 2011

10 + 23 +2+0+1+1 = 37 = Libya’s life lesson = what Libya is here to learn with its independence = Heartfelt.  Heart-centered leadership.  My fellow countrymen.  Doing it for your country.  Just looking out for the best interest of everyone.

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October 23rd, 2011

10 + 23 = 33 = Libya’s core number = Courage.  Valor.  Bravery.  Loyalty.  Taking a stand.  Standing up for themselves.

 

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October 23rd, 2011

23 +2+0+1+1 = 27 = Libya’s “secret” number = Groundbreaking.  The first.  Wiping the slate clean.  A fresh start.  Need to take the initiative and actually follow through.

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October 23rd, 2011

10 + 23 +2+0+1+1 = 37  = Libya’s personal year (from October 23rd, 2011 to October 22nd, 2012) = Heartfelt. Heart-centered leadership. My fellow countrymen. Doing it for your country. Just looking out for the best interest of everyone.

 

37 year + 10 (October) = 47 = Libya’s personal month (from October 23rd, 2011 to November 22nd, 2011) = Famous. Name & fame. Notoriety. Name recognition. (Inter)nationally known. High profile. VIP’s. Well-known. Household name. Public life. Limelight. Legendary. Notable. Noteworthy. Eminent. Prominent. Legacy. The future. Tomorrow. Foresight. Visionary. Modernization.

47 month + 23 (23rd of the month on Sunday October 23rd, 2011) = 70 = Libya’s personal day = Flexibility.  Coping.  Handling change.

 

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Rosat (DLR)
22 October 2011      09:59 ET
 

A big German spacecraft is about to make an uncontrolled fall from the sky.

The Roentgen Satellite (Rosat) is due to come back to Earth at some stage over the weekend – possibly Sunday.

Just as for Nasa’s UARS satellite, which plunged into the atmosphere in September, no-one can say precisely when and where Rosat will come in.

What makes the redundant German craft’s return interesting is that much more debris this time is likely to survive all the way to the Earth’s surface.

Experts calculate that perhaps as much as 1.6 tonnes of wreckage – more than half the spacecraft’s launch mass – could ride out the destructive forces of re-entry and hit the planet.

In the case of UARS, the probable mass of surviving material was put at only half a tonne (out of a launch mass of more than six tonnes).

The difference is due to some more robust components on the German space agency (DLR) satellite.

Rosat was an X-ray telescope mission and had a mirror system made of a reinforced carbon composite material. This mirror complex and its support structure are expected to form the largest single fragment in what could be a shower of some 30 pieces of debris to make it through to the surface.

But again, as was the case with UARS, any Rosat wreckage is strongly tipped to hit the ocean, given that so much of the Earth’s surface is covered by water.

Destructive designUARS’ final resting place was tracked to a remote region of the Pacific, north-east of the Samoan islands.

Rosat could come down anywhere between 53 degrees North and South latitude – a zone that encompasses the UK in the north and the tip of South America in the south.

Future spacecraft sent into orbit may have to meet stricter guidelines that limit the amount of debris likely to fall back on to the planet, but these rules are still some way from being introduced said Prof Richard Crowther, an expert on space debris and adviser to the UK Space Agency.

“Up until now we’ve designed satellites to survive the harsh environment of space, and we haven’t given much thought to designing them for destructive re-entry,” he told BBC News.

“But in future, we will have to consider whether we have got this balance right, and perhaps satellites should be designed in such a way that we can ensure more of what comes down is destroyed in the atmosphere and doesn’t hit the surface.

“Unfortunately, there is a whole legacy of spacecraft – 50 years of satellites – and we are going to have to put up with this situation for quite some time, I’m afraid.”

Science successRosat was launched in 1990 to survey the X-ray sky. It mapped more than 100,000 sources of this high-energy radiation. X-rays tend to come from the hottest and most violent parts of the cosmos, such as the regions around exploded stars and the “edges” of black holes.

The spacecraft worked for eight-and-a-half years before its star tracker failed and it could no-longer work out its position and point correctly. It was shut down in February 1999, and has been in descent ever since. Controllers do not have any contact with the craft; all they know is its altitude and path across the sky through radar tracking.

The fall to Earth has accelerated in recent months and weeks as the spacecraft has experienced increased drag as a result of its passage through residual air molecules still found more than 200km above the planet.

The deeper it reaches, the faster Rosat will be pulled in. But without a propulsion system, the precise timing and location of its impact cannot be influenced by controllers.

Tough materialsRosat will start to tumble rapidly when it engages the thicker parts of the atmosphere, about 80km up.

Mechanical forces will first rip off its flimsiest structures, such as its solar arrays and antennas.

The heating the satellite then experiences as it plunges downwards will deform and melt low-temperature materials and vaporise them.

Only high-temperature metals such as stainless steel and titanium will put up much resistance.

Tracking stations will typically witness the uncontrolled return of at least one piece of space debris every day; and on average, one intact defunct spacecraft or old rocket body will come back into the atmosphere every week.

Something the size of Nasa’s UARS satellite is seen to enter uncontrolled perhaps once a year.

Much larger objects such as space station cargo ships return from orbit several times a year, but they are equipped with thrusters capable of guiding their dive into a remote part of the Southern Ocean.

from:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-15402157

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Rosat was launched on June 1st, 1990 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ROSAT

June 1st, 1990

6 + 1 +1+9+9+0 = 26 = Rosat’s life lesson = what Rosat was here to learn = Photos.  In the news.  Making headlines.

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June 1st, 1990

June 1st

6 + 1 +2+0+1+1 = 11 = Rosat’s personal year (from June 1st, 2011 to June 1st, 2012) = Consequences.

11 year + 10 (October) = 21 = Rosat’s personal month (for October 2011) = For all the world to see.

21 month + 22 (22nd of the month on Saturday October 22nd, 2011) = 43 = Rosat’s personal day = This is no fun.

21 month +  23 (23rd of the month on Sunday October 23rd, 2011) = 44 = Rosat’s personal day = Updates.  Stay tuned.  What’s happening now.  It is what it is.

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using the number/letter grid:
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
A B C D E F G H I
J K L M N O P Q R
S T U V W X Y Z

Where:

A = 1 J = 1 S = 1

B = 2 K = 2 T = 2

C = 3 L = 3 U = 3

D = 4 M = 4 V = 4

E = 5 N = 5 W = 5

F = 6 O = 6 X = 6

G = 7 P = 7 Y = 7

H = 8 Q = 8 Z = 8

I = 9 R = 9

Rosat

96112     19

Rosat’s path of destiny = 19 = Photons.  Solar exposure.

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Oct 21, 2011      10:54 AM ET

The government has to look at changing the labour code to include the economy as an essential service, Labour Minister Lisa Raitt said Friday — a day after Air Canada and CUPE agreed to go to binding arbitration and avoid a work stoppage.

After threatening back-to-work legislation for both Canada Post and Air Canada in June, and sending a second Air Canada dispute to the Canadian Industrial Relations Board to stop a strike, Raitt says it’s clear in the government’s legislation that they look to economic reasons as well as to the way the labour code defines essential services.

Asked whether she’s considering redefining the code to include the economy as an essential service, Raitt says it’s “a big question” she’s examining with an advisory committee made up of academics and union and management representatives.

“It’s a big discussion that has to happen,” Raitt said to Rosemary Barton on CBC’s Power & Politics.

“What we do, and of course you can see that in our legislation, is that we deem not necessarily in terms of essential services, but when we see there’s effect on the national economy, we introduce an act in Parliament to ensure there’s not a work stoppage.”

“Our code is specific that it has to be health and safety in order to avoid a work stoppage.… But we are seeing more and more this notion of the economy.”

Air Canada and CUPE move to binding arbitration

Earlier in the day, Raitt offered her congratulations to Air Canada and its unionized flight attendants after they agreed to go to binding arbitration and avoid a work stoppage.

“This negotiated settlement is unquestionably in the best interest of employees, the travelling public and the Canadian economy,” Raitt said in a statement. “I commend both parties for their continued efforts in resolving this labour dispute.”

Late Thursday, the airline and the union announced they have agreed to let the Canadian Industrial Relations Board act as an arbitrator to resolve the contract dispute.

The airline and the union representing its 6,800 flight attendants have two weeks to come to an agreement and negotiate a deal through the board. Neither side can engage in any work disruption during the binding process.

A CUPE spokesperson told CBC News Friday that both sides dropped their complaints of unfair labour practices as a condition of the arbitration process. CUPE also said it is the union’s expectation that the board will notify Raitt that her two ministerial referrals are now “moot.”

Those referrals related to health and safety concerns if there were a work stoppage, and an investigation into the breakdown of the collective bargaining process after the membership twice rejected tentative agreements.

The federal government said last month it would introduce back-to-work legislation if necessary, even as it referred the dispute to the CIRB. The NDP criticized those moves as interfering in negotiations, but Raitt defended the government’s decision.

“Our government remains supportive of the concept of free collective bargaining, and as I have always stated, it is best when both parties work together to achieve an agreement,” Raitt said in Friday’s statement.

The flight attendants had rejected two tentative contracts and were on the verge of going on strike when Raitt referred the matter to the CIRB.

On Friday, the flights attendants, backed by their supporters, staged a noon-hour rally in front of Parliament Hill to show their public displeasure with the federal government.

from:  http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/story/2011/10/21/raitt-air-canada-flight-attendants.html

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Lisa Raitt was born on May 7th, 1968 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lisa_Raitt

May 7th, 1968

5 + 7 +1+9+6+8 = 36 = her life lesson = what she is here to learn = Managing.  Weighty responsibilities.

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May 7th, 1968

May 7th

5 + 7 +2+0+1+1 = 16 = her personal year (from May 7th, 2011 to May 6th, 2012) = Shocks.  Surprises.  Unpredictable.  Anything can happen.  Expect the unexpected.

16 year + 10 (October) = 26 = her personal month (from October 7th, 2011 to November 6th, 2011) = Popular.  In the news.  Making headlines.

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MC Hammer, pictured at a party sponsored by Motorola Xoom, has a team developing a search engine called WireDoo.

11:55 AM EST     Thursday October 20, 2011

You can’t Google this.

OK, maybe you can. But MC Hammer doesn’t want you to.

The venerable rapper, who helped usher hip-hop into the pop mainstream in the early ’90s, has rolled out a search engine he hopes will outperform Google, Bing and other established tools.

The project, called WireDoo, has been two years in the making, said Hammer (real name Stanley Burrell) Wednesday at the Web 2.0 summit in San Francisco.

At the conference, he said what will make his search tool better than Google (or, too legit to quit, if you will) will be its “deep search” ability.

“It’s about relationships beyond just the keywords,” he said, according to Mashable, a CNN.com content partner.

The rapper-turned-entrepreneur (after some late-90s difficulties) said a search would render not just direct results, but also information on possibly related topics. Its tagline is: “Search once and see what’s related.”

Other details about the product were scarce.

WireDoo, which Hammer said he has a team developing, is still in pre-beta. Its website is currently letting people sign up to test the search engine when a beta release is ready.

from:  http://www.cnn.com/2011/10/20/tech/web/mc-hammer-search-engine/index.html?npt=NP1

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MC Hammer was born on March 30th, 1962 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MC_Hammer

March 30th, 1962

3 + 30 +1+9+6+2 = 51 = his life lesson = what he is here to learn = Computers.  Genius.  Logical.  Rational.  Factual.

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March 30th, 1962

March 30th

3 + 30 +2+0+1+1 = 37 = his personal year (from March 30th, 2011 to March 29th, 2012) = Heartfelt.  Just looking out for the best interests of everyone.

37 year + 9 (September) = 46 = his personal month (from September 30th, 2011 to October 29th, 2011) = Making history.  Soon, but you’ll have to wait.

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using the number/letter grid:

 
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

 

WireDoo

5995466      44

 

WireDoo’s path of destiny = 44 = Fresh.  Current.  Contemporary.  Stayinf current.  How it is.  Right now.  Keeping up to date.

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October 20, 2011      3:23 pm

Texas Rangers Manager Ron Washington said outfielder Josh Hamilton, who has been bothered by a left groin strain for about six weeks, was far from 100% during the American League Championship Series. And despite three days off before Game 1 of the World Series on Wednesday, the injury appears to have worsened.

Hamilton, the AL’s most valuable player in 2010, winced after taking a swing a couple of times during an 0-for-4 night in Game 1. And he appeared to have trouble pushing off to make a throw from center field.

But he was back in the Texas lineup, batting third and playing left field, for Game 2 against the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday.

PHOTOS: Rangers v. Cardinals in World Series

“One game,” Washington said. “He’ll figure it out. I have no doubt about it. He’s come up big for us, and I expect him to do the same.

“At this point of the year we’ve all got nagging injuries. He had one, and he’ll figure out a way to get through it, and we’ll figure out a way to help him get through it. He’s a big part of our lineup.

“I can’t afford to take Hamilton out of my lineup.”

Cardinals Manager Tony La Russa agreed that Hamilton’s presence in the batting order — even with an injury — changes the Texas lineup.

“I just know that he still scares us,” La Russa said.

 He’ll do in a pinch

Allen Craig, whose sixth-inning pinch-hit single drove in the winning run in Game 1, started only 47 games for St. Louis during the regular season. But teammate Lance Berkman said that’s not a true indication of how valuable Craig has been for the Cardinals.

“He’s been getting big hits for us all year long,” Berkman said. “It’s a luxury to have a guy that could hit probably fourth in most teams’ lineup sitting over there waiting for his opportunity.”

Craig appreciated the compliment.

“It means a lot to hear that,” said Craig, who tied for the team lead with seven pinch-hits during the regular season. “I’ve never doubted myself as a player, and I know what I can do. I’ve just tried to make the most of my opportunities and show people what I can do.”

Rotation updates

Washington, who had been undecided about his pitching plans heading home for Game 3, said left-hander Matt Harrison, who went 14-9 with a 3.39 earned-run average in the regular season, will start for the Rangers on Saturday, followed by left-hander Derek Holland (16-5, 3.95) in Game 4 on Sunday.

The Cardinals are expected to use right-handers Kyle Lohse (14-8, 3.39) and Edwin Jackson (12-9, 3.79).

from:  http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/sports_blog/2011/10/rangers-lineup-feeling-hamiltons-pain-in-world-series.html

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Josh Hamilton was born on May 21st, 1981 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Josh_Hamilton

May 21st, 1981

5 + 21 +1+9+8+1 = 45 = his life lesson = what he is here to learn = True grit.  Ouch.  That’s gotta hurt.  In pain.

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May 21st, 1981

May 21st

5 + 21 +2+0+1+1 = 30 = his personal year (from May 21st, 2011 to may 20th, 2012) = Counting his blessings.  Having a lot to be thankful for.

30 year + 9 (September) = 39 = his personal month (from September 21st, 2011 to October 20th, 2011) = Compliments.  If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.

39 month + 20 (20th of the month on Thursday October 20th, 2011) = 59 = his personal day = Everything falls apart.  Personal meltdown.

[Unfortunately, not a good day to be Josh, and the next 4 days don't look any better for him.]

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using the number/letter grid:

 
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

 

Josh Hamilton

1618 81493265        54

 

his path of destiny / how he learns what he is here to learn = Interviews.  Quick thinking.  Taking things as they come.  Playing it by ear.  Things are not as they appear.

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France's President Nicolas Sarkozy (R) and French First lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy are seen at the end of a lunch with South-Korean President Lee Muyng-Bak and his wife Lee Kim Yun-ok at the presidential Elysee palace in Paris on May 13, 2011. AFP PHOTO / JACQUES DEMARTHON (Photo credit should read JACQUES DEMARTHON/AFP/Getty Images)

October 20th, 2011

Carla-Bruni-Sarkozy has announced the name of her baby, and it’s one that will very likely be a mainstay in the fashion world or Hollywood 20 years from now.

In a message on her website, the first lady of France wrote: “I am deeply touched by the many messages of congratulations that I have received since the birth of our daughter Giulia. On this happy occasion, my husband joins me in expressing our warmest thanks to all those of you who sent us these tokens of your kindness.”

Giulia is the Italian translation of Julia. Bruni-Sarkozy was born in Italy.

France’s first lady gave birth yesterday in Paris. As the news spread, crowds of onlookers mixed with paparazzi and plainclothes police officers gathered outside the private clinic.

Bruni-Sarkozy and Nicolas Sarkozy wed in 2008, three months after their first meeting. Bruni-Sarkozy, 43, has a 10-year-old son with the philosopher Raphael Enthoven. Sarkozy, 56, has three sons from two previous marriages. He is the only French leader to have divorced and remarried while in office.

Bruni-Sarkozy has become a star in her own right since marrying the French president. She released songs about her husband and appeared in the Woody Allen film “Midnight in Paris.”

But with her latest project, she’s being more low key. She and Sarkozy have previously expressed the wish that images of their daughter will not be sold or shared with media.

from:  http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/carla-bruni-sarkozys-baby-revealed/story?id=14779975

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Carla Bruni, France’s first lady, has given birth to a baby girl at the La Muette private clinic in Paris. Although the presidential couple are yet to comment, the girl is rumoured to be named ‘Dahlia’, according to the UK’s Independent newspaper.

The baby, who has been expected for a fortnight, was born around 7.30pm on Wednesday evening (19th October 2011) – President Nicolas Sarkozy immediately flew back from Germany where he was in urgent talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel about saving the euro. He had visited his 43-year-old wife for around half-an-hour earlier this week, but was forced to leave for the crisis talks. The child, the first to be born to a serving French president, is the second for Bruni – she has a son from an earlier relationship. Sarkozy is already a parent to three boys from his two previous marriages. According Afp, the first lady had not known the baby’s sex and during a pre-recorded interview for French television, due to air on Thursday (20th October 2011), she said, “We’ve arranged for it to be a big surprise. Obviously, a nice surprise”. News of Bruni’s pregnancy was kept safely under wraps for several months, but the couple were forced to confirm the news after intense media speculation.

A singer-songwriter, actress and former model, Bruni made a recent cameo appearance in Woody Allen’s Parisian romantic-comedy ‘Midnight in Paris’.

from:  http://www.contactmusic.com/news/carla-bruni-names-baby-girl-dahlia_1251916

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Wednesday October 19th, 2011

October 19th, 2011

10 + 19 +2+0+1+1 = 33 = Giulia Bruni-Sarkozy’s life lesson = what she is here to learn = France.  French.  Courage.  Loyalty.  Bighearted.  Standing up for herself.

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October 19th, 2011

October 19th

10 + 19 +2+0+1+1 = 33 = her personal year (from October 19th, 2011 to October 18th, 2012) = France. French. Loyalty.

33 year + 10 (October) = 43 = her personal month (from October 19th, 2011 to November 18th, 2011) = Congratulations.  Welcome.  Hello.  Nice to meet you.

43 month + 19 (19th of the month on Wednesday October 19th, 2011) = 62 = her personal day = Restricted from the public.

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using the number/letter grid:

 
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
A B C D E F G H I
J K L M N O P Q R
S T U V W X Y Z

Where:

A = 1 J = 1 S = 1

B = 2 K = 2 T = 2

C = 3 L = 3 U = 3

D = 4 M = 4 V = 4

E = 5 N = 5 W = 5

F = 6 O = 6 X = 6

G = 7 P = 7 Y = 7

H = 8 Q = 8 Z = 8

I = 9 R = 9

 

 

Giulia Bruni-Sarkozy

7                            7

 

 

how she obtains her heart’s desire = GY = 77 = Refined.  Sophisticated.

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Carla Bruni-Sarkozy Carla Bruni-Sarkozy , the wife of French President Nicolas Sarkozy, attends an event at the Andy Warhol Museum with other spouses of world leaders attending the G-20 Pittsburgh Summit September 25, 2009 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Heads of state from the world's leading economic powers arrived yesterday to discuss world economic growth during the two-day summit.

Carla Bruni-Sarkozy was born on December 23rd, 1967 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carla_Bruni

December 23rd, 1967

December 23rd

12 + 23 +2+0+1+0 = 38 = her personal year (from December 23rd, 2010 to December 22nd, 2011) = Wife and mother.  Mother and baby.  Caring.  Nurturing.

38 year + 9 (September) = 47 = her personal month (from September 23rd, 2011 to October 22nd, 2011) = Famous. Name & fame. Notoriety. Name recognition. Internationally known. High profile. VIP. Well-known. Household name. Public life. Limelight. Legendary. Notable. Noteworthy. Eminent. Prominent. Legacy.

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Nicolas Sarkozy was born on January 28th, 1955 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nicolas_Sarkozy

January 28th, 1955

January 28th

1 + 28 +2+0+1+1 = 33 = his personal year (from January 28th, 2011 to January 27th, 2012) = Giulia Bruni-Sarkozy. France. French. Courage. Loyalty. Bighearted. Taking a stand. Not backing down.

[A person's life lesson number stands for themself.  Giulia Bruni-Sarkozy was born on October 19th, 2011.  10 + 19 +2+0+1+1 = 33 = Dahlia Bruni-Sarkozy's life lesson number.

That it is his 33 year indicates that his daughter Giulia Bruni-Sarkozy will be significant to him during his 33 personal year ('til January 27th, 2012).]

33 year + 9 (September) = 42 = his personal month (from September 28th, 2011 to October 27th, 2011) = Love.  Relationships.  Deep sharing.

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October 20, 2011      1405 GMT

For 42 years, Moammar Gadhafi ruled Libya with an iron fist, a mercurial leader who inspired fear in Libya and beyond.

But for the past two months he has been on the run, hunted by rebels who made a lightning advance into Tripoli. The rebels overran Gadhafi’s compound and scoured the country for signs of the leader.

He stayed out of sight for two months, broadcasting occasional defiant messages by radio and television, but on Thursday, Libya erupted in celebratory gunfire and the honking of horns at unconfirmed reports that he had been killed.

The country’s new information minister, Mahmoud Shamman, told CNN that Gadhafi was killed in an attack Thursday. Shamman said the NTC’s chairman or prime minister would officially confirm the death later in the day.

Gadhafi’s death would be a dramatic end to the career of the strongman who came to power in a bloodless coup against King Idris in 1969, when he was just an army captain.

By the end of his rule this year, Gadhafi claimed to be “King of Kings,” a title he had a gathering of tribal leaders grant him in 2008.

The fighting that dislodged Gadhafi started with anti-government demonstrations in February and escalated into a nationwide civil war. The protests started days after the fall of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, whom Gadhafi had supported. That month, Gadhafi vowed to never leave Libya and to “die as a martyr at the end.”

For months, rebel fighters — in control of the eastern city of Benghazi and other areas — had been trying to move closer toward Tripoli, in the west. Over the summer they cut off some key supply routes for Gadhafi, bringing them closest yet to their goal, and by August 21, they had broken through into the capital.

The following morning, raucous rebel supporters packed the city’s Green Square, the same place where the longtime leader’s supporters had gathered for months to voice their loyalty. The next day, Gadhafi’s Bab al-Aziziya compound was being ransacked.

When Gadhafi assumed power, he fashioned himself as an Arab nationalist. The United States tried to work with him at first, but quickly found out that his brand of nationalism included opposition to the West.

By 1972 he was urging Muslims to fight Western powers, including the United States and Great Britain, and backing black militants in the United States as he pursued a leadership position in the Arab world. His “Green Book,” first published in 1975, envisioned a radically simple system of “People’s Conferences” that would replace political structures from tribes to parliaments.

Arab leaders largely shunned him, seeing him more as a “buffoon” and a “clown” than a potential pan-Arab leader, said Dirk J. Vandewalle, a Libya expert at Dartmouth University.

That rejection from Arab and African leaders, combined with his growing anti-Western sentiment, left him to turn to terrorism in the 1970s and 1980s, Vandewalle said.

In 1986, Libya was implicated in the fatal bombing at a West Berlin nightclub that left one American service member dead, prompting then-U.S. President Ronald Reagan to dub the Libyan leader the “mad dog of the Middle East.” Reagan ordered the United States to bomb Libya and imposed economic sanctions against the North African country.

Two years later, Libya was implicated in the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103, which exploded over Lockerbie, Scotland.

Years later, Gadhafi appeared to moderate and seek rapprochement with the West. In 1999, he turned over suspects in the Lockerbie bombing, and in 2003 the country agreed to eliminate weapons of mass destruction.

In the years before the current rebellion started, Gadhafi even hired a public relations firm to burnish his global image as a statesman and a reformer. Starting in 2006, the leader spent about $3 million a year to execute a public relations strategy that included paying think-tank analysts and former government officials to take a free trip to Libya for lectures, discussions and personal meetings with Gadhafi.

In 2009, he addressed the U.N. General Assembly for the first and only time. In his 96-minute ramble, he denounced the Security Council as a “terror council,” suggested the H1N1 swine-flu virus was a military tool and called for renewed investigations into the assassinations of John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Jr.

Earlier this year, as people around the Middle East and North Africa began to challenge their leaders in the so-called Arab Spring movement, Gadhafi found himself a target. But while longtime Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was ousted after a few weeks, and even after the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi fell to the rebels, Gadhafi fought on and blamed outsiders, “armed gangs” and others for the violence.

In the end, the Libyan leader sealed his reputation with his crackdown on protesters and attacks against rebels and civilians alike.

International leaders accused Gadhafi’s regime of committing human rights violations and killing civilians. The U.N. Security Council subsequently issued a no-fly zone over Libya and approved “all necessary measures” short of invasion to protect civilians. Officials in the Gadhafi regime, in turn, repeatedly accused NATO of killing civilians in airstrikes.

In April, Gadhafi wrote a letter to U.S. President Barack Obama, urging him to end the NATO bombing of his war-torn country. Gadhafi asked Obama to stop what he called the “unjust war against a small people of a developing country,” adding that those in the opposition are terrorists and members of al Qaeda.

The NATO operations continued, however. In June, the International Criminal Court issued arrest warrants for Gadhafi, his son Saif al-Islam Gadhafi, and his brother-in-law Abdullah al-Sanussi. The warrants are “for crimes against humanity,” including murder and persecution, “allegedly committed across Libya” from February 15 through “at least” February 28, “through the state apparatus and security forces,” the court said in a statement.

However, the National Transitional Council now governing Libya never promised to hand Gadhafi over to the ICC to stand trial.

from:  http://edition.cnn.com/2011/10/20/world/africa/libya-gadhafi-profile/?hpt=wo_t2

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The vice chairman of Libya’s National Transitional Council confirmed that ousted leader Muammar Gaddafi had been killed on Friday and said the interim government would announce the liberation of Libya “within hours.”

That would be a landmark announcement, after which the interim government has said it would begin the transition to democracy in the North African state ruled by Gaddafi with an iron fist for 42 years until August.

“We announce to the world that Muammar Gaddafi has been killed at the hands of the revolutionaries,” Abdul Hafiz Ghoga told a news conference in Benghazi. “We will announce the liberation of Libya within hours, maybe sooner.”

from:  http://uk.reuters.com/article/2011/10/20/uk-libya-gaddafi-ghoga-idUKTRE79J43C20111020

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Muammar Gaddafi was born on June 7th, 1942 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muammar_Gaddafi

June 7th, 1942

June 7th

6 + 7 +2+0+1+1 = 17 = his personal year (from June 7th, 2011 to June 6th, 2012) = Be realistic.  People are inspired.

17 year + 10 (October) = 27 = his personal month (from October 7th, 2011 to November 6th, 2011) = Extreme bursts of enthusiasm.

27 month + 20 (20th of the month on Thursday October 20th, 2011) = 47 = his personal day = Notoriety. Name recognition. Internationally known. High profile. Well-known. Household name. Public life. Legacy. Infamy.

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using the number/letter grid:
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

 

Muammar Gaddafi

4314419 7144169       58

 

his path of destiny = 58 = Shunning.  Ostracized.  Outcast.  Banishment.  Enforced isolation.  Civil unrest.

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Giuliana Rancic has breast cancer

October 17, 2011    11:24 am

Giuliana Rancic revealed Monday that she has early-stage breast cancer — then went out of her way to thank husband Bill Rancic for letting her cry, and the baby she doesn’t yet have for most likely saving her life.

E! Entertainment host Giuliana and original “The Apprentice” winner Bill have been trying to get pregnant through in vitro fertilization, a journey chronicled on their reality show, “Giuliana & Bill.” After two failed IVF attempts, Giuliana Rancic ended the show’s most recent season by heading back for a third round of fertility treatments.

This time, however, one doctor insisted the 36-year-old get a mammogram first, she said Monday on the “Today” show.

“He said, ‘I will not get you pregnant’ ” without ruling out her small risk of breast cancer, ” ‘because if you get pregnant it will accelerate the cancer, all the hormones will accelerate the cancer,’ ” said an emotional Rancic. She said she fought the idea at first, as she hadn’t planned on getting that type of scan until the recommended age, 40.

She went ahead with the egg retrieval portion of the IVF treatment, as well as the scan. And then the bad news came.

“They called me the next day and told me, ‘We need to you to come back, we see something.’ ” The Rancics have since put off a third attempt to get pregnant until after she’s completed her treatment, which will include surgery this coming week and then 6½ weeks of radiation.

After praising her husband for supporting her and letting her cry when she needs to cry, she also thanked the baby they hope to have in the future. “I truly believe that God was looking out for me,” she said, and that there was some sort of “master plan” behind the failure of her previous IVF attempts, including one that ended in a miscarriage after eight weeks.

“I’m not going to give up,” Rancic said. “I want that baby. That baby will have saved my life.”

from:  http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/gossip/2011/10/giuliana-rancic-breast-cancer-ivf-bill-rancic.html

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Giuliana Rancic was born on August 17th, 1974 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giuliana_Rancic

August 17th, 1974

17 + 1+9+7+4 = 38 = her “secret” number = Breast cancer.

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August 17th, 1975

August 17th

8 + 17 +2+0+1+1 = 29 = her personal year (from August 17th, 2011 to August 16th, 2012) = Self-esteem.  Self-confidence.

29 year + 9 (September) = 38 = her personal month (from September 17th, 2011 to October 16th, 2011) = Breast cancer.

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Dan Wheldon

October 16, 2011     3:30 p.m.

Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon died Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway after his car became ensnarled in a fiery 15-car pileup on Lap 13, flew over another vehicle and landed in a catch fence just outside Turn 2.

The 33-year-old racer was a two-time Indianapolis 500 winner, including this year’s race.

Three other drivers, including championship contender Will Power, were hurt in the pileup.

Photos: Fiery IndyCar crash in Las Vegas

Weldon was airlifted from the track to University Medical Center; about two hours later, his colleagues were told of his death.

“IndyCar is very sad to announce that Dan Wheldon has passed away from unsurvivable injuries,” IndyCar CEO Randy Bernard said. “Our thoughts and prayers are with his family today. IndyCar, its drivers and owners, have decided to end the race.”

In his honor, drivers took part in a five-lap salute around the oval.

IndyCar has not had a fatality since Paul Dana was killed at Homestead in 2006. He died after a crash in a morning warmup.

Sunday’s wreck left Townsend Bell upside down while smoldering cars and debris littered the track nearly halfway up the straightaway of the 1.5-mile oval.

The track was red-flagged following the accidents while crews worked on fences and removed smashed cars.

Wheldon started in the back of the pack but quickly worked his way through the 34-car field before the wreck.

“It was like a movie scene which they try to make as gnarly as possible,” said Danica Patrick, making her final IndyCar start. “It was debris everywhere across the whole track, you could smell the smoke, you could see the billowing smoke on the back straight from the car. There was a chunk of fire that we were driving around. You could see cars scattered.

Drivers had been concerned about the high speeds at the track, where they were hitting nearly 225 mph during practice.

Their concerns became reality when contact on Turn 2 sent cars flying through the air, crashing into each other and into the outside wall and catch fence.

“I’ll tell you, I’ve never seen anything like it,” Ryan Briscoe said. “The debris we all had to drive through the lap later, it looked like a war scene from Terminator or something. I mean, there were just pieces of metal and car on fire in the middle of the track with no car attached to it and just debris everywhere. So it was scary, and your first thoughts are hoping that no one is hurt because there’s just stuff everywhere. Crazy.”

It was Wheldon’s 134th career start, but only the third of the season for the two-time Indianapolis 500 winner.

from:  http://www.latimes.com/sports/la-spw-indycar-crash-20111017,0,4772583.story

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Dan Wheldon was born on June 22nd, 1978

June 22nd, 1978

June 22nd

6 + 22 +2+0+1+1 = 32 = his personal year (from June 22nd, 2011 to June 21st, 2012) = Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner.  One of the best. 

32 year + 9 (September) = 41 = his personal month (from September 22nd, 2011 to October 21st, 2011) = Closure.

41 month + 16 (16th of the month on Sunday October 16th, 2011) = 57 his personal day = Condolences.  Heartbreaking.  Tearjerker.

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 June 22nd, 1978

6 + 22 = 28 = his core number = Bold.  Daring.  Hero.  Fearlessness.

 

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June 22nd, 1978

22 +1+9+7+8 = 47 = his “secret” number = Famous. Name & fame. Notoriety. Name recognition. (Inter)nationally known. High profile. VIP. Well-known. Household name. Public life. Limelight. Legendary. Notable. Noteworthy. Eminent. Prominent. Legacy.

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using the number/letter grid:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
A B C D E F G H I
J K L M N O P Q R
S T U V W X Y Z

Where:

A = 1 J = 1 S = 1

B = 2 K = 2 T = 2

C = 3 L = 3 U = 3

D = 4 M = 4 V = 4

E = 5 N = 5 W = 5

F = 6 O = 6 X = 6

G = 7 P = 7 Y = 7

H = 8 Q = 8 Z = 8

I = 9 R = 9

Dan Wheldon

 

 

415 5853465        46

 

his path of destiny = 46 = Making history.  So young.

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using the number/letter grid:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
A B C D E F G H I
J K L M N O P Q R
S T U V W X Y Z

Where:

A = 1 J = 1 S = 1

B = 2 K = 2 T = 2

C = 3 L = 3 U = 3

D = 4 M = 4 V = 4

E = 5 N = 5 W = 5

F = 6 O = 6 X = 6

G = 7 P = 7 Y = 7

H = 8 Q = 8 Z = 8

I = 9 R = 9

 

 

Dan Wheldon

4      5  5       5

 

his primary challenge (DW), the most important thing he could not do (DE), and how he lost his heart’s desire (DN) all = 45 = Scary.  Things went horribly wrong.  Painful ending.

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Britain's defense secretary Liam Fox in London on Thursday

October 14, 2011      12:47 pm

After days of resisting opposition calls to resign, Britain’s defense secretary, Liam Fox, has surrendered to the clamor to quit over his controversial relationship with a businessman who styled himself as a ministerial advisor.

Fox’s friendship with Adam Werrity had been under scrutiny since reports emerged that he had accompanied the defense secretary on 18 overseas visits, despite holding no official post. Critics have demanded to know who paid for Werrity’s travel.

The results of an official inquiry are expected next week, but several recent British media reports tied Werrity’s spending to donations from an array of foreign and British individuals and companies.

“I mistakenly allowed the distinction between my personal interest and my government activities to become blurred,” Fox said Friday in a resignation letter to Prime Minister David Cameron.

The resignation of a senior Cabinet minister is a blow to Cameron’s government, but also removes from office a politician from the Conservative party’s right-wing who had once been viewed as an internal rival to the prime minister.   

Cameron praised Fox for the “superb job” he had done, overseeing “fundamental changes in the Ministry of Defense and in our Armed Forces,” and for his role in the Libyan campaign “to stop people being massacred by the Kadafi regime and instead win their freedom.”

from:  http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/world_now/2011/10/britain-defense-secretary-liam-fox-resigns.html

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Liam Fox was born on September 22nd, 1961 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liam_Fox

September 22nd, 1961

September 22nd

9 + 22 +2+0+1+1 = 35 = his personal year (from September 22nd, 2011 to September 21st, 2012) = Resigning.  Resignation.  Calling it quits.

35 year + 9 (September) = 44 = his personal month (from September 22nd, 2011 to October 21st, 2011) = It is what it is.  The way things are.

44 month + 15 (15th of the month on Saturday October 15th, 2011) = 59 = his personal day = Fall from grace.  Dishonor.

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September 22nd, 1961

9 + 22 +1+9+6+1 = 48 = his life lesson = what he is here to learn = Walking away from it all.

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Steve Wozniak tweets about lining up for Apple iPhone 4S

October 14, 2011     8:13 am

Steve Wozniak, the man who co-founded Apple with the late Steve Jobs, was first in line waiting to buy an iPhone 4S at an Apple Store in Los Gatos on Friday.

The Los Gatos Apple Store opened at 8 a.m., but Wozniak queued up about 18 hours before the store’s opening, as he mentioned on Twitter from his @stevewoz account on Thursday, writing:

The long wait begins. I’m first in line. The guy ahead was on the wrong side and he’s pissed.

Joe Hewitt, the co-founder of the popular web browser Firefox, spotted “the Woz” outside the store shortly after he first lined up in Los Gatos and noted that he was riding a Segway scooter, another piece of technology Wozniak has expressed a passion for. Hewitt tweeted:

Woz and his Segway first in line at the Los Gatos Apple Store. Only one in line too!

Later, Hewitt wrote on Twitter:

Still only one other guy in line at the LG Apple Store with Woz, but the TV news trucks are swarming. I expect hysteria tomorrow.

Sure enough, a few news outlets showed up to the Los Gatos store to talk to Wozniak about lining up. NBC Bay Area stopped by to ask the Silicon Valley icon just what he was up to, given that Wozniak could likely get an iPhone 4S (or any other Apple product) from Apple directly without too much trouble. The website TechCrunch stopped by as well, appropriately filming a quick interview with him using the previous-generation iPhone 4.

Wozniak explained to both news outlets that he loves waiting in line for major Apple releases such as the iPhone 4S and this is in fact something he has done a few times before.

The Woz said he was planning to buy a white iPhone 4S on Verizion for his wife and that two new AT&T iPhone 4S handsets were being shipped to his home to replace his two AT&T iPhone 4 units.

In TechCrunch’s video interview, Wozniak told reporter Jon Orlin that he believes the iPhone 4S is the first step toward a new future for mobile gadgets because of Siri, Apple’s new voice-commanded assistant app which Wozniak called an “answer engine.” Siri is making its debut on the iPhone 4S.

“Siri — I have been using Siri, touting it and feeling that this is the way I want all mobile devices to be in the future, in the near future and the far future,” Wozniak told Orlin. “You speak to it and it speaks back or it prints back answers, not just links to things that might get you what you need.”

from:  http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/technology/2011/10/steve-wozniak-apple-iphone-4s.html

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Steve Wozniak was born on August 11th, 1950 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Wozniak

August 11th, 1950

August 11th

8 + 11 +2+0+1+1 = 23 = his personal year (from August 11th, 2011 to August 10th, 2012) = Entrepreneur.

23 year + 10 (October) = 33 = his personal month (from October 11th, 2011 to November 10th, 2011) = Los Gatos Apple Store.

33 month + 14 (14th of the month on Friday October 14th, 2011) = 47 = his personal day = Famous. Name & fame. Notoriety. Name recognition. (Inter)nationally known. High profile. VIP. Well-known. Household name. Public life. Limelight. Notable. Noteworthy. Eminent. Prominent.

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The Thing

October 14th, 2011

The slippery, effective new version of “The Thing” serves as a prequel to the 1982 John Carpenter film, explaining what went down, down in Antarctica, after the intergalactic thing thawed and began eviscerating humans plus a Husky or two. Those disinclined toward Carpenter’s version, as I am, may be surprised at how the new release nearly matches the gore levels and the fright reached in an earlier, nondigital era of practical special effects. Yet this latest “Thing” doesn’t feel like one long autopsy the way Carpenter’s film (which may as well have been called “Blech”) did in its day.

Several things in “The Thing” announce themselves as assets straight off. For one, it builds cleverly in its first half-hour, as a Columbia University paleontologist played by Mary Elizabeth Winstead is recruited to join a research team in Antarctica. The group has made a significant discovery in the annals of UFOs. Which is to say, they’ve found one. Nearby, in its own hunk of ice, lies a frozen creature.

The Dutch-born, first-time feature director Matthijs van Heijningen tightens the screws carefully, as the expedition leader (Trond Espen Seim, vaguely despicable in that Dr. Smith “Lost in Space” way) drills into the ice block to extract a tissue sample. We don’t know if something awful is going to happen immediately, or pretty soon, or what. Or to whom.

Another asset: Winstead. She’s good. The cool-headed skeptic in a mass of bearded Norwegians, plus an American or two and an Aussie, she bristles at the implied patriarchy of the remote, windswept operation. She also wields a flamethrower (there’s a lot of flamethrowing in this picture — a lot) like a champ when The Thing gets busy replicating, impaling and gnashing its terrible, terrible teeth. The actress is just right for this sort of role; her dark eyes bring a seriousness of intent to the tasks at hand. While her character’s deadpan underreactions to various ghastly sights sometimes recall her work in “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World,” she brings a light, cool touch to heavy matters.

This “Thing,” shot largely in northern British Columbia, engaged me more than Carpenter’s. That’s not to say it can hold a candle to the superb 1951 “Thing From Another World,” directed by Christian Nyby with contributions from producer Howard Hawks, featuring James Arness as the clawed, hulking, carrot-headed enemy from out there. That film is a marvel of indirection, of ensemble camaraderie in the face of the Cold War-era unknown.

Compared with that picture, this new one’s just an entertaining, well-acted oozefest.

All three “Things,” along with everything from the original “Invasion of the Body Snatchers” to “Alien,” owe their central ideas to the Depression-era story “Who Goes There?” by John W. Campbell Jr. There’s a rock-solid notion in that tale of an alien being able to take over a human body and cause pure paranoia in the populace. Who’s real and who isn’t? Why does so-and-so seem a little off today? And why is my dog looking at me funny?

While I wish Van Heijningen’s “Thing” weren’t quite so in lust with the ’82 model, it works because it respects that basic premise. And it exhibits a little patience, doling out its ickiest, nastiest moments in ways that make them stick.

from:  http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/news/la-et-the-thing-20111014-21,0,3201991.story

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The Thing premiered on Friday October 14th, 2011

October 14th, 2011

10 + 14 +2+0+1+1 = 28 = The Thing’s life lesson and personal year = Superpowers.  Superheroes.  Bold.  Daring.  Reckless.

28 year + 10 (October) = 38 = The Thing’s personal month = Do you care?

38 month + 14 = 52 = The Thing’s personal day = Snarky.  Critics.

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Blackberry phones on display
10 October 2011     10:45 ET

Millions of Blackberry owners across Europe, the Middle East and Africa have been left without services following a server crash.

Owners of the smartphones were unable to browse the web, send email or instant messages.

The problem appears to have originated in a data centre in Slough which handles Blackberry services for the affected regions.

Blackberry UK said it knew about the problem and was “investigating”.

In a tweet sent around 14:42 BST, the company said: “Some users in EMEA are experiencing issues.”

A subsequent statement said Blackberry was: “working to resolve an issue currently impacting some Blackberry subscribers in Europe Middle East and Africa.”

It apologised for the inconvenience that the ongoing problem was causing its customers.

Earlier on 10 October mobile operators in the UK, Egypt, Kuwait, Qatar and other nations pointed the finger at Blackberry owner RIM when replying to tweets from customers complaining about the problems.

Business and consumer

Many corporate customers said they had not lost service, suggesting that the problem was with Blackberry’s BIS consumer systems, rather than its BES enterprise systems.

“Blackberry runs two infrastructures,” explained Simon Butler, a Microsoft Exchange consultant at Sembee.

“The understanding I have is that the BIS service has crashed.

If you have got companies that are shifting their allegiance to other players in the market and you stop being able to provide them that concrete, reliable service, then that’s going to have a detrimental effect.”

Stuart Miles Pocket-Lint.com

“The business side runs on a different set of servers, although enterprise Blackberrys can still use messenger and the consumer services, so they are also affected,” said Mr Butler.

Such a major outage will still come as unwelcome news to Blackberry’s owner RIM, which has been losing market share to smartphone rivals – in particular Apple’s iPhone.

Many corporate clients have switched to the device after Apple made a concerted effort to improve its support for secure business email systems.

“If you have got companies that are shifting their allegiance to other players in the market and you stop being able to provide them that concrete, reliable service, then that’s going to have a detrimental effect,” said Stuart Miles of Pocket-Lint.com.

Online complaints

The first signs of trouble emerged about 11:00 BST but seemed to have escalated with tags about Blackberry and its BBM service trending on Twitter.

The only functioning service on Blackberry seemed to be text messaging, prompting many users to voice their frustration online.

In an early report, The Daily Telegraph quoted one Twitter user as suffering “serious Blackberry outrage”.

Others lamented the loss of the free BBM network saying they did not know what to do without it.

from:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-15243892

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Millions of BlackBerry users remained without service on Wednesday as a three-day network outage spread to North America, causing massive frustrations for people who rely on these smartphones for business and personal communications.

“BlackBerry subscribers in the Americas may be experiencing intermittent service delays this morning,” Research in Motion, maker of BlackBerry smartphones, said in a statement. “We are working to resolve the situation as quickly as possible and we apologize to our customers for any inconvenience. We will provide a further update as soon as more information is available.”

The outage now impacts people on nearly every continent, according to the company’s statements.

An “extremely critical issue” on the BlackBerry network caused the outage, Stephen Bates, RIM’s managing director in the U.K., told CNN’s Richard Quest. He added: “We’re putting all of our focus with all of our engineers and all of our network specialists on trying to understand the nature of why this backup system didn’t work as it should have …”

The service outage started on Monday with customers in the Middle East, Europe and Africa, before spreading to South America and Asia on Tuesday. On Wednesday morning it appeared to hit the United States and Canada. The outage appears primarily to affect text messaging and Internet access from the mobile phones, not necessarily their ability to place calls.

No customer e-mails have been completely lost, and they will be delivered eventually, RIM said in a press conference on Wednesday afternoon, according to CNNMoney’s Julianne Pepitone.

In a statement released Tuesday, the company said the “messaging and browsing delays being experienced by BlackBerry users in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, India, Brazil, Chile and Argentina were caused by a core switch failure within RIM’s infrastructure. Although the system is designed to failover to a back-up switch, the failover did not function as previously tested.”

The company said it is working “around the clock” to fix the problem.

“A large backlog of data was generated and we are now working to clear that backlog and restore normal service as quickly as possible,” the Tuesday statement said. “We apologize for any inconvenience and we will continue to keep you informed.”

There are about 70 million BlackBerry users worldwide. RIM has not commented on how many users are affected, but reports suggest the number of users without some sort of service has climbed into the millions.

BlackBerry users, many of whom use the devices primarily for business purposes, were angered by the outage.

Overheard on CNN.com: BlackBerry outage not all bad

Many people took to Twitter to both complain about lost productivity and to make light of the situation.

“COME ONNNN. Sort it out #blackberry. This is ridiculous in this day and age,” a Twitter user named @Suzy__G wrote.

“OK, this #Blackberry business is now SERIOUSLY pissing me off,” CNN’s Piers Morgan tweeted.

Later, he said: “One positive of the #Blackberry crisis – my personal trainer can’t get hold of me. #OrderingBurgers.”

“#DearBlackberry I can’t work, I can’t study, please, please come back from that coma!” @marianaae wrote.

“What did the one #Blackberry user say to the other?……….nothing….,” said another Twitter user, @giselewaymes.

“And iPhone users everywhere smile smugly and search for the ‘I Told You So’ app,” wrote another.

A website called isblackberrystillbroken.com popped up to track developments.

People who visited the site on Wednesday afternoon were greeted with a red screen and a giant word: “Yes.”

This is not the first time RIM has faced a major service outage.

“I have been an analyst for 25 years and have watched RIM wrestle with this same outage problem time after time. Every few years we get pinched by yet another major problem,” tech analyst Jeff Kagan said in a statement.

Is the outage affecting you?

This outage, however, comes at a particularly bad time for RIM, since it faces increasing competition in the smarpthone market, Kagan says. Apple’s iPhone and phones on the Google Android operating system have been gaining ground, and the new iPhone 4S goes on sale Friday.

The tech blog Electronista wrote:

“RIM’s outage is now one of its largest in recent memory and is now edging even closer to the iPhone 4S launch than before, leading to a possible temptation for those already looking to upgrade their phones. Commentary on Twitter has shifted gradually from frustrated patience to open anger and has led some to remark that they’re now likely to switch to the iPhone, Android, or another platform.”

from:  http://www.cnn.com/2011/10/12/tech/mobile/blackberry-outage/index.html?npt=NP1

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Monday October 10th, 2011

October 10th, 2011

10 + 10 +2+0+1+1 = 24 = the service outage’s life lesson and personal year = Showing who’s in charge.  Need to take charge.

24 + 10 (October) = 34 = the service outage’s personal month = Server crash.  Escalate.  Instant messages.  Texting.  Circuits.  Wires.  Satellites.  Communication difficulties.  Things happened really quickly.  Spreading like wildfire. 

34 + 10 (10th of the month on Monday October 10th, 2011) = 44 = the service outage’s personal day = Twitter.  Tweets.  Trending.  How it is.  It is what it is.

34 month + 11 (11th of the month on Tuesday October 11th, 2011) = 45 = the service outage’s personal day (on Tuesday October 11th, 2011) = Apologies.  Investigating.  Issues.  Fixing what was broken.  Things went/go horribly wrong.

34 month + 12 (12th of the month on Wednesday October 12th, 2011) = 46 = the service outage’s personal day = Delays.  Still no service.  Working around the clock.  Backlog.  This is ridiculous in this day and age.

 

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7:31 PM on 29th September 2011

Pictures have surfaced showing Ashton Kutcher with a blonde woman who resembles his alleged lover Sara Leal three months before their reported nightclub ‘fling’.

The actor was seen leaving the Roosevelt Hotel with the woman back in June after watching the Beacher’s Madhouse show with friends.

In the unearthed photographs, the 33-year-old is seen driving off with her seated in the back seat of his car.

His wife, Demi Moore, 48, was not in attendance.

 
History? Ashton Kutcher was pictured leaving the Roosevelt Hotel with a blonde who resembles Sara Leal back in June
History? Ashton Kutcher was pictured leaving the Roosevelt Hotel with a blonde who resembles Sara Leal back in June
 
Low-key exit: Ashton and the blonde watched the Beacher's Madhouse show at the hotel before leaving with friends. His wife Demi Moore was not in attendance
Low-key exit: Ashton and the blonde watched the Beacher’s Madhouse show at the hotel before leaving with friends. His wife Demi Moore was not in attendance

Kutcher tweeted a link to his Spotify account on Wednesday where he was playing the Public Enemy song Don’t Believe the Hype.

Today a report emerged claiming Leal has demanded a $250,000 pay-off to buy her silence.

She is said to be hoping the Two and Half Men start will come up with the cash to stop her from revealing intimate details of their fling – and save his marriage to actress Demi Moore.

Leal has met with lawyers who help negotiate a settlement for a rehab worker allegedly assaulted by Lindsay Lohan.

But sources told the New York Post Leal is looking for a six-figure pay-off or she will sell her story to the media.

‘Sara is talking to multiple media outlets for a deal. She wants $250,000,but the offers haven’t been as high,’ a source told the Post.

 
The other woman? Leal is allegedly demanding $250,000 for her silence
The other woman? Leal is allegedly demanding $250,000 for her silence
Nightclub: Ashton allegedly met up with the blonde at Fluxx in San Diego on Friday evening
Nightclub: Ashton allegedly met up with the blonde at Fluxx in San Diego on Friday evening

‘What she really wants is to get a pay-off from Ashton. She has reached out to Ashton’s team.’

The actor and Leal are reported to have hooked up last weekend after partying in San Diego.

The latest alleged encounter happened on the 12th floor of the Hard Rock Hotel in San Diego, California, in the early hours of Saturday – the Hollywood couple’s sixth wedding anniversary.

Over? Ashton and Demi Moore, pictured here last year, have reportedly separated
Over? Ashton and Demi Moore, pictured here last year, have reportedly separated

Kutcher and the woman had apparently been partying at Fluxx club in the city. One fellow clubgoer said: ‘Ashton didn’t look like someone who was celebrating a wedding anniversary.’

Friends have said Kutcher’s marriage to Moore is in crisis with one magazine, Star, saying they have already separated.

Meanwhile, some sources are saying that, should Kutcher and Moore’s marriage end, the couple could be battling it out in a bitter $290 million divorce.

Sources also tell Star that Moore and Kutcher have been living largely separate lives, with a source saying it was clear that their marriage was ‘beyond help,’ when Kutcher visited Moore in New York City recently.

It is the second time Kutcher has been accused of cheating on his wife.

A year ago Brittney Jones, 21, said she had sex with the actor at the Beverly Hills home he shares with his wife while she was away.

Moore, who is 15 years senior to her husband, has refused to comment on the claims.

She and her husband were last seen together two months ago.

Her Twitter posts have turned much darker in recent weeks.

Earlier this week she posted a picture of her face with her eyes closed and the words: ‘I see through you.’

On that same night of Kutcher’s alleged fling, Moore was tweeting from the East Coast, where she is temporarily based.

She shared a quote from Greek philosopher Epictetus on September 23, writing: ‘When we are offended at any man’s fault, turn to yourself and study your own failings. Then you will forget your anger.’

Leal has been talking with Beverly Hills lawyer Keith Davidson who represented Betty Ford worker Dawn Holland following her spat with actress Lohan.

The pay-off wanted by Leal will be similar to that negotiated by nightclub hostess Rachel Uchitel after her affair with Tiger Woods was exposed.

Uchitel,35, received a reported $10m from the golf star in return for not talking about their affair.

She later had to pay back the money after appearing on Celebrity Rehab with Tiger’s lawyers saying she had breached the confidentiality clause. 

Frail: Demi looked more slender than usual and preoccupied on Monday night at a screening of the new Lifetime movie Five in New York City

from:  http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2043312/Did-Ashton-Kutcher-party-Sara-Leal-months-fling.html#ixzz1ZMwtIuOV

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October 12, 2011    11:50 am

Ashton Kutcher and Sara Leal did the nasty in a San Diego hotel room, according to the 22-year-old blond who has little to lose by kissing and telling stories about what she says happened between her and Demi Moore’s husband.

They did it twice, she said. They did it without condoms, she said. And then they had a talk that touched on astrology and politics, during which she claims he said, “Oh my gosh, you’re not a Republican, are you?”

Leal has finally broken her silence, as they say, spilling details to Us Weekly about events that she says went down between her and the “Two and a Half Men” star early Sept. 24, Kutcher and Moore’s sixth wedding anniversary. She said he believed him when he told her he was separated from his wife. Also, she reportedly leans Democrat. Both are Aquarians.

“He was good,” Leal told the mag. “It wasn’t weird or perverted.”

(Theoretically, that would be good news, right? Overlooking the underlying claim of infidelity?)

The kids — OK, he’s 33, but you get the idea — had been up all night partying in a hotel room and hot tub in San Diego, administrative assistant Leal’s current hometown. Kutcher was attending a tech conference, while his 48-year-old wife was off to New York for the Sept. 26 premiere of her contribution to the Lifetime breast cancer short-film anthology “Five,” her first stint behind the camera.

Moore and Kutcher, who’ve been staying essentially mum since rumors started flying, were photographed together Saturday on a camping trip with close friends in Santa Barbara. That after being photographed heading into a Kabbalah service the weekend before. Yom Kippur, the Jewish day of atonement, was Saturday (starting at sundown the day before).

So we turn to Twitter, where @aplusk and @mrskutcher notoriously hang out. A lot.

Moore last tweeted a smile Tuesday to a floral designer who’d complimented her short-film work. In the wee hours Wednesday, Kutcher tweeted thusly: “If we are not looking for one we are looking for the other Ctrl Esc,” linking it to a picture of cuff links emblazoned with those keyboard abbreviations for “control” and “escape.” Hours later, he made a reference to ET phoning home.

Make of it what you will.

from:  http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/gossip/2011/10/ashton-kitcher-sara-leal-sex-cheating-demi-moore-hot-tub.html

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using the number/letter grid:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
A B C D E F G H I
J K L M N O P Q R
S T U V W X Y Z

Where:

A = 1 J = 1 S = 1

B = 2 K = 2 T = 2

C = 3 L = 3 U = 3

D = 4 M = 4 V = 4

E = 5 N = 5 W = 5

F = 6 O = 6 X = 6

G = 7 P = 7 Y = 7

H = 8 Q = 8 Z = 8

I = 9 R = 9

 

 

  1 1  51      8

Sara Leal           24

1 9   3   3   16

 

her soul number = 8 = Status seeking.  Social climber.

her outer personality = 16 = Shocks.  Surprises.  Unpredictable.  Expect the unexpected.  Anything can happen.

      

her path of destiny = 24 = Taking charge.  In charge.  Queen bee.  Ruling the roost. 

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Ashton Kutcher was born on February 7th, 1978 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashton_kutcher

February 7th, 1978

February 7th

2 + 7 +2+0+1+1 = 13 = his personal year (from February 7th, 2011 to Febraury 6th, 2012) = Major changes.

13 year + 9 (September) = 22 = his personal month (from September 7th, 2011 to October 6th, 2011) = Folly.  Foolishness.  Being an idiot.  Things turn into a three ring circus.

22 month + 24 (24th of the month on September 24th, 2011) = 46 = his personal day = Grow up!  Acting like a kid.  Immature.

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Oct. 11, 2011    9:27 a.m.

“The Avengers” movie trailer was released Tuesday morning, and the two-minute peek into the Marvel Studios movie promises explosions, fight scenes and Tony Stark’s trademark sass.

The much-anticipated film, directed by “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” creator Joss Whedon and scheduled for a May 4, 2012, release, unites the Marvel superheroes that have been separately dominating the box office since “Iron Man” in 2008. The trailer shows Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) telling the team why they’ve been — er — assembled, the heroes checking out their digs at what we can assume is S.H.I.E.L.D headquarters, and “Thor” villain Loki (Tom Hiddleston) misbehaving again, all to the soundtrack of Nine Inch Nails’ “We’re In This Together.”

“The Avengers” stars Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man, Chris Evans as Captain America, Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Mark Ruffalo as Bruce Banner, Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow, Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye and a slate of other Marvel movie alumni and newbies.

“I really feel like a fan in all of this because I’ve seen all these individual characters come to life,” Hemsworth told Hero Complex in May. “Now to throw them together, you feel like a kid in a way, there’s really a giddy feeling. I’m looking forward to being in a room with not just those actors but those characters, these larger-than-life characters, and seeing how that turns out. I want to see how Captain America and Thor and Iron Man react to one another.”

Whedon praised the cast during Comic-Con, saying the actors, and the characters they play, “mesh really well.”

“These actors have a great time playing against each other, and they are, as a troupe, actually a much better team than the Avengers are,” the director said.

story from and trailer at:  http://herocomplex.latimes.com/2011/10/11/the-avengers-trailer-marvel-superheroes-unite/

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The Avengers is scheduled for a May 4th, 2012 release

May 4th, 2012

5 + 4 +2+0+1+2 = 14 = The Avengers life lesson and personal year = Sex appeal.  Sexy.  Sexiness.

14 year + 5 (May) = 19 = The Avengers personal month = Achievment.  Accomplishment.  Proud of their hard earned success.

19 month + 4 (4th of the month on May 4th, 2012) = 23 = The Avengers personal day = Action movie.

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Scarlett Johansson was born on November 22nd, 1984 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scarlett_Johansson

November 22nd, 1984

November 22nd

11 + 22 +2+0+1+1 = 37 = her personal year (from November 22nd, 2011 to November 21st, 2012) = Heartfelt.  Deeply emotional.

37 year + 4 (April) = 41 = her personal month (from April 22nd, 2012 to May 21st, 2012) = Warming up to her.  Getting to know her.

41 month + 4 (4th of the month on May 4th, 2012) = 45 = her personal day = Intense.  Hardcore.  Mysterious.

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Joseph Hyungmin Son

October 11, 2011    2:29 pm

An “Austin Powers” actor convicted of torturing a woman in Orange County is suspected of killing his cellmate in a Central Valley prison, authorities said Tuesday.

Joseph Hyungmin Son, 40, allegedly killed his 50-year-old cellmate, who was found dead Monday afternoon at Wasco State Prison Reception Center in Kern County.

The cellmate was a parole violator who had been sentenced to two years in prison for failing  to register as a sex offender, according to a prison report. A cause of death was pending.

Prison officials have named Son as the suspect, but officials said charges against him will await the completion of the investigation.

Son, who played henchman Random Task in “Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery,” was also briefly a mixed martial arts fighter who used the name Joe Son.He had arrived at the prison reception center Sept. 16 after having been convicted of torture and sentenced to life in prison without parole in connection with the 1990 Christmas Eve rape of a woman out walking her dog.

Prosecutors in the torture case said the woman was walking back to her apartment alone with her dog after going to look at Christmas lights with a relative and friend and was stopped by Son about 12:30 a.m. on Christmas Eve 1990.

Son asked her for directions and then, with another man, dragged her to a car, threw her in the back and drove away.

Son and the other man told her they were driving to Compton, pistol-whipped her and repeatedly threatened to kill her.

Son’s cohort, Santiago Lopez Gaitan, 40, of San Antonio, raped the woman, prosecutors said.

Afterward, Son threatened to kill the victim and counted the bullets in the gun out loud as she pleaded for her life.

Son and Gaitan finally allowed the woman, identified only as Jane Doe, to leave, naked and with her pants tied around her eyes. The woman went to a nearby Huntington Beach home, where the residents called police.

While physical evidence was gathered in the case from the sexual assault, the case went cold. Son, however, was convicted in May 2008 of felony vandalism in an unrelated case and was forced to give a DNA sample.

That sample was then linked to DNA collected in the 1990 case, prosecutors said.

Gaitan pleaded guilty in January to kidnapping, sodomy, rape, forcible oral copulation and forcible rape with a sentencing enhancement for committing rape while armed with a firearm. He was sentenced to 17 years and four months in state prison.

from:  http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2011/10/inmate-killed-at-wasco-state-prison.html

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Joe Son was born on November 22nd, 1970 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Son

November 22nd, 1970

November 22nd

11 + 22 +2+0+1+0 = 36 = his personal year (from November 22nd, 2010 to November 21st, 2011) = Crushing.  Feeling like the weight of the world is on his shoulders.

36 year + 9 (September) = 45 = his personal month (from September 22nd, 2011 to October 21st, 2011) = Hardcore.  Violence.  Things go horribly wrong.

45 month + 10 (10th of the month on Monday October 10th, 2011) = 55 = his personal day = Bad idea.

[Based solely on the numbers, my guess is his 50-year-old cellmate's cause of death was having his head/skull crushed.] 

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October 11, 2011     12:06 p.m.

An elaborate Iranian-backed plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the United States was disrupted by FBI and DEA agents, officials said Tuesday.

Members of an elite Iranian security force planned to detonate a bomb at a busy Washington restaurant, killing Adel Al-Jubeir, the Saudi Arabian ambassador to the U.S. and possibly over 100 bystanders, according to documents filed in New York federal court.

The State Department has listed Iran as a state sponsor of terrorism since 1984.

The current plot was infiltrated by a Drug Enforcement Agency informant posing as a member of a Mexican drug cartel, officials said. The plotters planned to pay a member of the Zetas cartel $1.5 million to carry out the attack, and two advance payments of nearly $50,000 each were wired to an FBI-controlled bank account in August, they said.

An Iranian American, Manssor Arbabsiar, 56, has been arrested in the case. An Iran-based member of the secret Quds Force unit of that country’s Revolutionary Guard, Gholam Shakuri, was also charged but is not in custody, officials said

The two men were charged with conspiracy to murder a foreign official, conspiracy to use weapons of mass destruction and conspiracy to commit an act of terrorism, among other counts.

Officials said Arbabsiar had confessed to the charges and was cooperating with authorities in custody.

The DEA informant, who had been charged with a drug offense and agreed to cooperate in the investigation, posed as a member of the Zeta drug cartel in a meeting with the plotters in May, officials said. Subsequent meetings took place in the U.S. and Mexico during the following months, they said.

President Obama was first briefed on the case in June, said National Security Council spokesman Tommy Vietor.

The case “reads like the pages of a Hollywood script,” FBI Director Robert Mueller told reporters Tuesday, but “the impact would have been very real, and many lives would have been lost.”

 
 
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Adel Al-Jubeir was born on February 1st, 1962 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adel_Al-Jubeir

Febraury 1st, 1962

2 + 1 +1+9+6+2 = 21 = his life lesson = what he is here to learn = On the world stage.  For all the world to see.  Seeing the big picture.

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February 1st, 1962

February 1st

2 + 1 +2+0+1+1 = 7 = his personal year (from February 1st, 2011 to February 1st, 2012) = Self-control.  Self-restraint.  Quiet.

7 year + 10 (October) = 17 = his personal month (for October 2011) = Miraculous.  Staying positive.

17 month + 11 (11th of the month on Tuesday October 11th, 2011) = 28 = his personal day = Vulnerability.

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8:49 a.m. CDT, October 9, 2011

Authorities say a drug overdose is suspected in the death of former Weezer bass player Mikey Welsh, who was found in aChicago hotel room Saturday afternoon.

Welsh, 40, was found unresponsive on the floor after failing to check out of his room at the Raffaello Hotel in the 200 block of East Delaware Place at 1 p.m. Saturday, according toChicago Police News Affairs Officer Laura Kubiak. Hotel staff found him.

Welsh was pronounced dead at the scene at 2:50 p.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. An autopsy is scheduled for later day, but authorities said narcotics are suspected as the cause of death.

Kubiak said police are conducting a death investigation.

Weezer is in town for theChicago RiotFest tonight, according to the band’s web page, and Welsh was expected to catch their show.

Welsh, 40, of Burlington, Vt., performed with Weezer from 1998 to 2001, leaving after suffering a nervous breakdown, according to the band’s website. He eventually established himself in a second career as a painter.

“I’m taking a break from music,” he told MetroWest Daily News in 2002. “I really feel the need to reinvent myself and move on, and I couldn’t be happier painting. Music is still an important part of my life, but I really have no desire to actually play it.”

The group’s “Weezerpedia” page carried a note this morning that read, “As many of you may have heard, Mikey Welsh has passed away. “The news was announced via his official Facebook page earlier in the evening. Understanding that many here are grieving, Weezerpedia has created a digital eulogy page for Mikey Welsh where fans can post stories, pictures, or thoughts. R.I.P. Mikey.”

Scott Shriner, the band’s current bassist, posted a short note to his Twitter account at about 12 a.m. Sunday.

“Really bummed about Mikey. My heart goes out to his family and friends. Such a talent… he made a special mark on the world with his art.

from:  http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-weezer-bass-player-dies-in-chicago-20111009,0,2187723.story

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Michael Edward Welsh was born on April 20th, 1971

April 20th, 1971

4 + 20 +1+9+7+1 = 42 = his life lesson = what he was here to learn = Everybody loved Mikey.

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April 20th, 1971

April 20th

4 + 20 +2+0+1+1 = 28 = his personal year (from April 20th, 2011 to April 19th, 2012) = Willpower.

28 year + 9 (September) = 37 = his personal month (from September 20th, 2011 to October 19th, 2011) = Musician.  Alcohol.  Hard on the emotions.

37 month + 8 (8th of the month on Saturday October 8th, 2011) = 45 = his personal day = Addiction.  Things went horribly wrong.  Painful emotions.

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using the number/letter grid:
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
A B C D E F G H I
J K L M N O P Q R
S T U V W X Y Z

Where:

A = 1 J = 1 S = 1

B = 2 K = 2 T = 2

C = 3 L = 3 U = 3

D = 4 M = 4 V = 4

E = 5 N = 5 W = 5

F = 6 O = 6 X = 6

G = 7 P = 7 Y = 7

H = 8 Q = 8 Z = 8

I = 9 R = 9

 

 

Mikey Welsh

49257 55318      49

 

his path of destiny / how he learned what he was here to learn = 49 = Smile.  Be happy.  Be content.  Be satistfied.

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using the number/letter grid:
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
A B C D E F G H I
J K L M N O P Q R
S T U V W X Y Z

Where:

A = 1 J = 1 S = 1

B = 2 K = 2 T = 2

C = 3 L = 3 U = 3

D = 4 M = 4 V = 4

E = 5 N = 5 W = 5

F = 6 O = 6 X = 6

G = 7 P = 7 Y = 7

H = 8 Q = 8 Z = 8

I = 9 R = 9

 

 

Michael Edward Welsh

MEW

455

 

his true character (ME) and his primary challenge (MW) both = 45 = Intense.  Deep.  Addiction.  Painful emotions.  Self-help.

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Steve Jobs

October 5, 2011    5:00 p.m.

Steven P. Jobs, the charismatic technology pioneer who co-founded Apple Inc. and transformed one industry after another, from computers and smartphones to music and movies, has died. He was 56.

Apple announced the death of Jobs — whose legacy included the Apple II, Macintosh, iMac, iPod, iPhone and iPad.

“We are deeply saddened to announce that Steve Jobs passed away today,” Apple said. “Steve’s brilliance, passion and energy were the source of countless innovations that enrich and improve all of our lives. The world is immeasurably better because of Steve.”

Photos: Steve Jobs 1955-2011

He had resigned as chief executive of Apple in August, after struggling with illness for nearly a decade, including a bout with pancreatic cancer in 2003 and a liver transplant six years later.

Few public companies were as entwined with their leaders as Apple was with Jobs, who co-founded the computer maker in his parents’ Silicon Valley garage in 1976, and decades later — in a comeback as stunning as it seemed improbable — plucked it from near-bankruptcy and turned it into the world’s most valuable technology company.

Jobs spoke of his desire to make “a dent in the universe,” bringing a messianic intensity to his message that technology was a tool to improve human life and unleash creativity.

“His ability to always come around and figure out where that next bet should be has been phenomenal,” Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates, the high-tech mogul with whom Jobs was most closely compared, said in 2007.

In the annals of modern American entrepreneur-heroes, few careers traced a more mythic sweep. An adopted child in a working-class California home, Jobs dropped out of college and won the title “father of the computer revolution” by the age of 29. But by 30 he had been forced out of the company he had created, a bitter wound he nursed for years as his fortune shrank and he fought to regain his early eminence.

Once out of the wilderness of exile, however, he brought forth a series of innovations — unveiling them with matchless showmanship — that quickly became ubiquitous. He turned the release of a new gadget into a cultural event, with Apple acolytes lining up like pilgrims at Lourdes.

Jobs was born in San Francisco on Feb. 24, 1955, to Joanne Carole Schieble and Syrian immigrant Abdulfattah Jandali, unmarried University of Wisconsin graduate students who put him up for adoption. He was adopted by Paul Jobs, a high school dropout who sold used cars and worked as a machinist, and his wife, Clara.

Jobs’ willfulness and chutzpah were evident early on. At 11, he decided he didn’t like his rowdy and chaotic middle school in Mountain View, Calif., and refused to go back. His family moved to a nearby town so he could attend another school.

When he was 12 or 13, Jobs would recall, he called the home of William Hewlett, one of the founders of Hewlett-Packard Co., to ask about parts he needed for a device he was building. For Jobs, it led to a humble summer job on a Hewlett-Packard assembly line, which he compared to being “in heaven.”

While attending Homestead High School in Cupertino, Calif., Jobs met Steve Wozniak, who was nearly five years older. A technical wizard who was in and out of college, Wozniak liked to make machines to show off to other tinkerers.

The two collaborated on a series of pranks and built and sold “blue boxes” — devices that enabled users to hijack phone lines and make free — and illegal — calls.

In 1972, Jobs dropped out of Reed College in Oregon after six months but lingered on campus, sleeping on friends’ dorm-room floors. He sat in on classes that interested him, such as calligraphy, which later inspired him to offer Macintosh users multiple fonts, a feature that would become a fixture of personal computing.

He worked sporadically as an electronics technician at video game maker Atari Inc., traveled to India on a quest for enlightenment and found guidance from a Zen Buddhist master.

Meanwhile, Wozniak had created a computer circuit board he was showing off to a group of Silicon Valley computer hobbyists. Jobs saw the device’s potential for broad appeal and persuaded Wozniak to leave his engineering job so they could design computers themselves.

In April 1976, the two launched Apple Computer out of Jobs’ parents’ garage, reproducing Wozniak’s circuit board as their first product.

They called it the Apple I and set the price at $666.66 because Wozniak liked repeating digits. In the following year came the Apple II, which carried a then-novel keyboard and color monitor and became the first popular home computer. When the company went public in 1980, the 25-year-old Jobs made an estimated $217 million.

Whether pitching a product or wooing a job candidate, Jobs liked to paint what he was selling as part of a revolution, an idea that reverberates in Silicon Valley start-ups today.

“He was by far the most articulate person our industry has ever had,” said Esther Dyson, a longtime technology observer and entrepreneur.

When he approached PepsiCo executive John Sculley to become chief executive of Apple in 1983, Jobs asked him, “Do you want to spend the rest of your life selling sugared water or do you want to change the world?”

At Apple, Jobs spearheaded the creation of a computer he called Lisa (also the name of his daughter born to a former girlfriend). The cocky, headstrong Jobs tangled with Lisa engineers over the direction of the computer, and Apple executives curtailed his role in the project. “It hurt a lot,” Jobs told a Playboy interviewer.

Jobs turned his attention to a small research effort called Macintosh, producing what he described as “the most insanely great computer in the world,” with a graphics-rich interface and a mouse that allowed users to navigate much more easily than they could with keyboard commands.

In 1984, Apple promoted the Macintosh with a television spot that aired during the Super Bowl. The minute-long commercial portrayed a sledgehammer-hurling runner heroically smashing the image of a sinister Big Brother figure, who was preaching to an assembly of gray drones.

“On Jan. 24, Apple Computer will introduce Macintosh,” the narrator announced. “And you’ll see why 1984 won’t be like ’1984.’”

The Orwellian tyrant, as Jobs portrayed it, was rival IBM Corp., then the dominant computer maker. In a 1985 Playboy interview, he cast IBM as the great enemy of innovation and described the battle as nothing less than light versus dark in the race for the future.

“If, for some reason, we make some giant mistakes and IBM wins, my personal feeling is that we are going to enter sort of a computer Dark Ages for about 20 years,” he said. “Once IBM gains control of a market sector, they almost always stop innovation. They prevent innovation from happening.”

Photos: Steve Jobs 1955-2011

Macintosh inaugurated an era of visual, clickable computing that remains the norm today, and its look, adopted by Microsoft for its Windows software, became a global standard. Still, although Jobs was a celebrity and wealthy beyond imagining, the Macintosh struggled early to capture sales and trailed the increasingly popular IBM PC.

As panic set in about the Macintosh’s problems, tensions flared between Jobs and Sculley, who, with the Apple board’s blessing, further reduced Jobs’ role. Jobs resigned in 1985, a 30-year-old tech king deposed from the palace he had built. As he saw it, he was fired.

“What had been the focus of my entire adult life was gone, and it was devastating,” Jobs later recalled in a Stanford University address. “I didn’t really know what to do for a few months. I felt that I had let the previous generation of entrepreneurs down.

“I was a very public failure.”

He started NeXT Computing, which made computers for higher education and corporations. Technologists took to the computers — including British computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee, who used them to create the World Wide Web in the early 1990s. But at $6,000, they were too expensive for consumers and failed to catch on.

In what many saw as a hobby, Jobs began dabbling in moviemaking technology in 1986, buying a small computer graphics division from filmmaker George Lucas‘ Lucasfilm Ltd. and renaming the company Pixar.

Around that time he met Laurene Powell, a Stanford business student, and they were married in 1991 by a Buddhist monk.

Jobs also found his biological mother, Joanne Simpson, and biological sister, Mona Simpson. He and his sister became close, and she dedicated her 1992 novel “Anywhere But Here” to him and their mother.

By then, he had established a relationship with his daughter Lisa. Jobs initially denied paternity and refused to pay child support. He eventually accepted her as his child, and she is now a New York writer.

NeXT and Pixar struggled financially, and he sank much of his personal fortune — upward of $70 million — into the two companies, according to Alan Deutschman’s “The Second Coming of Steve Jobs” (2000). Setbacks mounted as he slashed staff and scaled back both operations.

A 1993 Wall Street Journal article described “the decline of Mr. Jobs,” saying that his vision for NeXT resembled “a pipe dream” and portraying him as a once-great but increasingly irrelevant figure who might survive “as a niche player.”

The turnaround began in late 1995 when Pixar released “Toy Story,” the first feature-length computer-animated film, and it became a smash hit. Pixar went public one week later, making Jobs a billionaire, and has continued to produce box-office hits such as “Up,” “Finding Nemo” and two “Toy Story” sequels. Walt Disney Co. bought Pixar for $7.5 billion in 2006, making Jobs the entertainment giant’s largest shareholder.

In Jobs’ absence, Apple had been foundering as its share of the computer market shriveled. Seeking new software for the Macintosh, Apple decided on NeXT’s system, and bought the company for $377 million.

Jobs came back to Apple as a “special advisor” in 1996, but within a year he orchestrated the ouster of most of Apple’s board and had himself installed as chief executive. He reshaped a moribund company into a $380-billion technology titan, which this year temporarily surpassed Exxon Mobil Corp. as the world’s most valuable company.

The comeback was powered by a string of blockbuster products for which Jobs is largely credited — each of which had far-reaching effects in both culture and industry.

“To have your whole music library with you at all times is a quantum leap in listening to music,” he said in a 2001 presentation. “How do we possibly do this?” A moment later, he pulled the first iPod from his jeans pocket to show off the answer.

With the iPod’s release, Jobs lighted the way for the entertainment industry in the digital age. The iPod became Apple’s most popular product and soon captured about 70% of the market for digital music players.

Photos: Steve Jobs 1955-2011

Two years later, through deals that Jobs brokered with the recording industry, Apple opened its iTunes online store, which is now the country’s No. 1 music retailer.

With iTunes — which expanded to selling movies, TV shows, books and games — Jobs transformed Apple from a computer maker into one of the primary gatekeepers for the explosion of online media.

The iPhone, introduced in 2007, gave the cellphone a touch screen and a Web browser and enabled the growth of a booming industry of small mobile games and applications. It was then that Jobs dropped the word “Computer” from Apple’s name to make it simply Apple Inc.

Last year, Apple released its iPad tablet computer, a wireless reading, gaming and Web-surfing slate that has sold nearly 30 million units since its release.

In a testament to Jobs’ knack for picking transforming technologies, many industry analysts believe the iPad will hasten the demise of the laptop and desktop computers that Jobs himself once helped bring to prominence.

In his second term at Apple, Jobs’ instincts became the company’s internal compass. Unlike many chief executives, Jobs shunned focus groups and consumer surveys, personally driving Apple’s search for the next great idea.

“A lot of times, people don’t know what they want until you show it to them,” Jobs once told BusinessWeek magazine.

He had a cult-like following, and he mesmerized audiences when unveiling Apple’s newest products, but no one was shown anything until Jobs said it was time. He kept a tight lid on information flowing out of the Cupertino company.

He was known as an imperious boss with little patience for weakness, one who launched blistering tirades that left subordinates fuming, or in tears.

“Steve tests you, challenges you, frightens you,” Todd Rulon-Miller, a friend and NeXT executive, said in “The Second Coming of Steve Jobs.” “He uses this as a tactic to get to the truth.”

Mercurial and brilliant, Jobs presented himself as an outsider even at the apex of American business, a convention-bucking visionary who was willing to wade into new industries to do battle with movie studios, record labels and cellphone giants. As a Buddhist and vegetarian following the principles of minimalism, he nearly always appeared in public in a black turtleneck, worn jeans and sneakers.

Apple’s “Think Different” ad campaign, with its parade of iconic pioneers and world-shaping figures from Einstein to Gandhi, relentlessly promoted the concept of triumphant individual genius. The implicit hero was Jobs himself, who embodied that ideal as much as any modern American.

Jobs was not afraid to blast rivals — chief among them software giant Microsoft, whose products he once described as “really third-rate” and aesthetically tasteless. The skewering later became more playful, with TV commercials portraying Microsoft users as frumpy and bookish and hipper Mac fans as stylish and quick-witted.

An intensely private person, Jobs rarely discussed his personal life and had little taste for the trappings of celebrity. As a philanthropist, his public profile paled beside that of Gates and Warren Buffett, and critics wondered why Jobs — who had an estimated net worth of $8.3 billion — didn’t give more money away, or if he did, why he kept it secret.

For years, Jobs’ health was an issue that wouldn’t go away. Although he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2003, he did not reveal his illness for nine months, according to a Fortune magazine report. He finally agreed to surgery in 2004.

After the surgery, Jobs announced that he had recovered. But in 2008, he underwent a liver transplant that was only later brought to light by the Wall Street Journal. As time went on, Jobs looked noticeably thinner in public appearances.

In a Stanford commencement speech in 2005, Jobs spoke at length about mortality and its value as a force against complacency.

“Death is very likely the best invention of life,” he said in the speech. “All pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure, these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important.”

from:  http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-steve-jobs-obit-20111006,0,7210103.story

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Steven Paul Jobs was born on February 24th, 1955 

February 24th, 1955

2 + 24 = 26 = his core number = Popular.  Enthusiastic.  Spokesperson.  Celebrity.  Television.  Photos.  Charasmatic.  Personality.  Image.

 

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2 + 24 +1+9+5+5 = 46 = his life lesson = what he was here to learn = Making history.  So young.  A kid at heart.  Memorial.

 

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February 24th, 1955

February 24th

2 + 24 +2+0+1+1 = 30 = his personal year (from February 24th, 2011 to February 23rd, 2012) = Thankfulness.  Counting his blessings.

30 year + 9 (September) = 39 = his personal month (from September 24th, 2011 to October 23rd, 2011) = Compliments.  A nice guy.

39 month + 5 (5th of the month on October 5th, 2011) = 44 = his personal day = Inner peace.  It is what is is.  How things are.

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using the number/letter grid:

 
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

 

Steve Jobs

12545 1621    27

 

his path of destiny / how he learned what he was here to learn = 27 = Inventor.  Pioneer.  Trailblazer.  Innovator.

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using the number/letter grid:

 
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

 

Steven Paul Jobs 

125455 7133 1621      46 

 

his path of destiny / how learned what he was here to learn = 46 = Making history.  So young.  A kid at heart.  Memorial.

 

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using the number/letter grid:

 
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

 

Steven Paul Jobs 

SPJ

  71

 

his salvation number = PJ = 71 = Professional.  Merit.  Quality.  Excellence.  Doing a good job.  Good at what he did.

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October 4, 2011    2:52pm

Along with Apple’s new (on the inside) iPhone 4S announced on Tuesday, the Cupertino, Calif., tech giant also announced that the iPhone 4 price was dropping down to $99 and the 3GS was moving to a price of free.

Yeah, that’s right, free, zero, zip, zilch, nada — as long as you sign-up for a two-year contract.

But is a free iPhone actually a good deal? That would depend on how you look at it.

For one, free phones are less expensive than a phone that costs from $99 to about $400. A free iPhone might allow some consumers to pick up a smartphone for the first time, maybe because they never wanted to spend or couldn’t afford to pay $100 or more for a phone.

At the same time, there will still be the need for a data plan, which isn’t a small expense month after month.

And anyone looking to buy a new smartphone (whether iOS, Android, BlackBerry or Windows Phone) should keep in mind that just about all of the hardware companies out there engineer obsolescence into their devices, in part as a reason to get people to buy new gadgets every year or two.

The iPhone 4, just about a year and a half old, will run Apple’s iOS 5 operating system, but it won’t be able to run Siri, Apple’s new voice commanded personal assistant software.

Only the iPhone 4S will run Siri. So, in some ways, the soon-to-be $99 iPhone 4 can’t do all the iPhone 4S can do simply due to hardware limitations.

This is all part of the progress of consumer electronics. That being said, the lifespans of smartphones and other gadgets is something consumers should keep in mind when deciding what to buy.

The iPhone 3GS, now more than 2 years old, will run iOS 5 but like this iPhone 4, it won’t run Siri.

At some point, it’s a sure thing that the iPhone 4 and the iPhone 3GS will get left behind for other software updates just as Apple stopped releasing updates for the first generation iPhone with the release of iOS 4 and the iPhone 3G with the release of iOS 5.

The iPhone 4 and the iPhone 3GS, at their new lower prices, will come with 8-gigabytes of storage memory. The 4S will be offered with 16-gigabytes for $199, 32-gigabytes for $299 or 64-gigabytes for $399.

Nonetheless, Apple’s now providing a broader lineup of iPhones than it ever has before and hitting just about every price point out there — except for the prepaid market.

Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook wrapped up Tuesday’s Let’s talk iPhone event in saying “when you look at each of these, they’re great and fantastic and industry leading in and of themselves … But what sets them apart and puts Apple way out front is how they’re engineered to work together so well. I am so incredibly proud of this company and all of the teams that worked so hard to bring all of the innovations you’ve seen today to reality.”

The inevitable reality is that not everything can move forward toward the future, especially with electronics, and while the iPhone brand itself continues to march on, older models will someday become antiques.

from:  http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/technology/2011/10/apple-iphone-4s-iphone-4-cut-to-99-price-3gs-free.html

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Tuesday October 4th, 2011

October 4th, 2011

10 + 4 +2+0+1+1 = 18 = the iPhone 4S’ life lesson number and personal year (from October 4th, 2011 to October 3rd, 2012) = People going crazy for the iPhone 4S .  iPhone 4S madness.

18 year + 10 (October) = 28 = the iPhone 4S’ personal month (from October 4th, 2011 to November 3rd, 2011) = Super.  Bold move.

28 month + 4 (4th of the month on Tuesday October 4th, 2011) = 32 = the iPhone 4S’ personal day = Blockbuster.  Mainstream.  Gadget.  Gizmo.  Gimme.  Must have.  Gotta have it.  America.  Americans. 

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12:51 p.m., Monday, October 3, 2011

Amanda Knox has been acquitted.

After nearly four years behind bars, an Italian jury has overturned Knox’s conviction for the murder of her roommate Meredith Kercher, setting the stage for her an emotional homecoming to Knox’s native Seattle.

The courtroom erupted with cries of joy as the presiding judge read the verdict after a long day of deliberations, wrapping up an appeals trial that lasted nearly a year.

The news that Amanda would go free set off a frenzy among the more than 400 accredited journalists, who set off immediately for Capanne prison, to chronicle her release.

The long-awaited and controversial decision is an embarrassing judicial slapdown of the work of the forensic investigators in Italy, a country struggling to bring about necessary reforms in its justice system.

And it is almost certain that the acquittal will trigger a series of side investigations to remedy the failures of the system that locked up Knox unjustly on shaky evidence.

While Knox’s legal team presented much more cohesive defense strategy, the key turning point in her bizarre appeal was having the court-appointed independent expert review of two pieces of evidence go her way.

The experts delivered a scathing 145-page report criticizing Italian forensic police for dozens of errors in crime scene investigation and evidence handling. The experts cast serious doubt on the admissibility of DNA results found on the butcher knife believed to be the murder weapon (police said it had Knox’s DNA on the handle and Kercher’s DNA on the blade), and a bra clasp of Kercher’s. The bra clasp supposedly contained the DNA of Raffaele Sollecito, Knox’s former boyfriend and codefendant.

No detail of Knox’s defense was overlooked. Even her image was successfully rebuilt — gone were the Beatles hoodies and T-shirts, traded in for sober and conservative court-appropriate attire. Her defense team’s closing arguments were delivered smoothly, convincingly and with heartfelt warmth that the jury could feel.

But in the end, it was the persistent, meticulous effort to raise questions about every single piece of evidence that provided the jury with exactly what Amanda Knox needed: Reasonable Doubt.

In a surprising decision, the verdict was broadcast live with all cameras trained on Amanda Knox, Raffaele Sollecito, their families and of course the presiding judge, a side judge and six jurors, five of them women. One reporter from each news organization was allowed in the courtroom or press room in order to accommodate all. A number of the networks and larger news agency came with multiple-person teams and had to choose just one representative to hear the news first.

The scene outside the courthouse Monday evening was unlike anything Perugia had ever seen, a surreal atmosphere that eclipsing even the wild mass of people who had gathered for the first verdict in December 2009, which came after a sensational nine-month trial, two years after the original murder, in November 2007, just months after both Knox and Kercher first arrived for study abroad programs in this bucolic hilltop city of Umbria.

Kercher’s body, with multiple stab wounds and more than 40 lesions all together, was found in a pool of blood on the floor of her own bedroom in Via Della Pergola 7, the morning of Nov. 2, 2007. A duvet had been pulled up over her bloodied, partially naked body. Four days later, Knox and Sollecito were arrested after long night of questioning that ended when Knox broke down and implicated a Congolese pub owner, Patrick Lumumba, in the crime. She had no lawyer present, and her defense attorneys have maintained she was coerced. In December 2009, Knox and Sollecito were convicted of murder and other related charges and sentenced to 26 and 25 years, respectively.

The first trial and Knox’s appeal has fascinated audiences worldwide. Knox, a Seattle native, now 24, and Raffaele Sollecito, the Italian computer engineering student from Bari who she was dating at the time, were convicted in December 2009 of murdering Knox’s British roommate Meredith Kercher in a drug-fueled sexual assault.

Kercher’s mother, Arline, sister, Stephanie, and brother, Lyle, were in the courtroom for the verdict and said they will hold a hold conference Tuesday and give their reaction to the verdict. Earlier in the day, they recalled fondly their daughter and sister, wiping away tears as they described what a loving person she was and how fond as of Perugia, where she had come on an exchange from the University of Leeds.

Knox’s friends and family have been faithfully pressing the case for the release of their daughter, who has spent four difficult years both under the spotlight and behind bars.

“We won’t rest until we can bring her home,” Curt Knox told the BBC early Monday.

The case has had an intense international media following, and inspired a number of books and even movies. In the U.S., the Italian judicial system has come under harsh criticism, while many in Europe have defended the process that convicted Knox.

Knox’s position improved significantly during her appeal, especially after an independent review of the evidence harshly criticized two key pieces of DNA evidence the prosecution has presented.

The review raised doubt about the admissibility of Sollecito’s DNA on Kercher’s bra clasp, as well as the trace amount of Kercher’s DNA allegedly found on the kitchen knife the prosecution claimed was the murder weapon. The prosecution stood by the work of the forensic police, however, accusing the experts of “scientific falsification” saying no contamination had been proven and noting that not all experts agree on the amount of DNA that is acceptable. In the last hearings before the appeals jury, prosecutors took pains to point out a number of other items of circumstantial evidence that they felt proved her involvement.

The defense argued she was a suspect from the get-go and then became the victim of a series of investigative errors. “This investigation was a sailboat going off in one direction, unable to change its route,” Carlo Dalla Vedova told the court.

On Monday, Knox herself gave a heartfelt but determined plea to win her freedom in a statement before deliberations began.

When a nervous Knox stood to address the court, she seemed close to losing her composure. A dropped pin could have been heard in the courtroom.

Her lawyer reached over and squeezed her hand. The judge said she could sit if she preferred, but she took a deep breath and began her remarks. She gained confidence as she addressed jurors for about 10 minutes, telling them of her ordeal, describing how her faith in the authorities had been betrayed, and pleading that they right a judicial wrong.

She has suffered during four years of unjust incarceration, Knox said, insisting she spent the night of Nov. 1, 2007 with her Italian boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito when her British flatmate, Meredith Kercher, was killed, an event she said shocked and scared her.

“She had her bedroom next to mine. She was killed in our house. If I had been there that night, I would be dead, like her,” Knox said, her voice quivering at moments. “But I was not there. I was with Raffaele. Thank God he was there. I didn’t have anyone. He was everything to me in that moment.”

She may have been a little disorderly and carefree, but had a good relationship with her roommates, including Meredith, she said, who often worried about her when she went to work at night. Knox said she had been misunderstood over the course of the last four years and insisted she had nothing to do with Kercher’s murder.

“I did not kill. I did not rape. I did not steal. I was not there. I was not present at this crime.”

She then said she had no intention of trying to escape from the truth, as prosecutors had implied in the newspapers over the weekend.

“I will not flee the truth. I insist on the truth,” she said. “Our innocence is real and deserves to be recognized.”

Though less convincing, Raffaele Sollecito also addressed the court, saying how much he had suffered spending 20 hours a day in a 2-by-3 meter cell for more than 1,400 days. At the end of his remarks he took off the “Free Amanda and Raffaele” bracelet he always wears, saying it was a “gift” to the court. He talked of all that it symbolized for him, calling it “a concentrate of various emotions, a desire for justice and the light in this dark tunnel.” He urged the jury to acquit, saying he and Amanda deserve a new, hopeful future.

As the morning’s court statements came to an end, presiding Judge Claudio Pratillo Hellman warned the court that “this is not a soccer match” and urged all parties to respect the court’s decision and remain silent when the verdict is read.

from:  http://www.seattlepi.com/local/article/Knox-verdict-2200066.php#page-1

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Amanda Marie Knox was born on July 9th, 1987 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murder_of_Meredith_Kercher

July 9th, 1987

July 9th

7 + 9 +2+0+1+1 = 20 = her personal year (from July 9th, 2011 to July 8th, 2012) = Court.  Trial.  Jury.  Deliberations.  Verdict.  Turning point.  Judgement. Resolution.  Final decision.  Final answer.  Accusations.  Charges.  Judges.  Adjudicate.  Preside.

20 year + 9 (September) = 29 = her personal month (from September 9th, 2011 to October 8th, 2011) = Self-confidence.  Having a competent team.  Expert testimony.

29 month + 3 (3rd of the month on Monday October 3rd, 2011) = 32 = her personal day = The American won her freedom.  Victory.  Triumphant.  Back to the United States.

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using the number/letter grid:
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

 

Amanda Marie Knox

141541 41995 2566          63

 

her path of destiny = 63 = her living nightmare is finally over

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using the number/letter grid:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
A B C D E F G H I
J K L M N O P Q R
S T U V W X Y Z

Where:

A = 1 J = 1 S = 1

B = 2 K = 2 T = 2

C = 3 L = 3 U = 3

D = 4 M = 4 V = 4

E = 5 N = 5 W = 5

F = 6 O = 6 X = 6

G = 7 P = 7 Y = 7

H = 8 Q = 8 Z = 8

I = 9 R = 9

 

 

1  1   1     6         9

Amanda Knox            35

  4  45   25  6      26

 

her soul number = 9 = Heeding wisdom.

her outer personality = 26 = Making headlines.  In the news.  Good looking.  Photogenic.  Photos.  Telegenic.  Television.

her path of destiny = 35 = Not giving up.  Hanging in there.  Been through hell and back.

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You can see the similarity in Amanda’s and Casey’s numbers, and the net result for both was freedom:

Thursday, July 07, 2011 11:34 AM

BREAKING NEWS: Casey Anthony will be released from jail Sunday, July 17, 2011.

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Casey Marie Anthony was born on March 19th, 1986 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Casey_Anthony#Arrests_and_charges

March 19th, 1986
 
March 19th
 
3 + 19 +2+0+1+1 = 26 = her personal year (from March 19th, 2011 to March 18th, 2012) = Making headlines. In the news. The media. Television. Photos. Good looks. Image. Personality. Popularity.
 
26 year + 6 (June) = 32 = her personal month (from June 19th, 2011 to July 18th, 2011) = Winning. Victory. Triumph. Beating [the major charges against her]. Freedom. American. America. In the United States.

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01:45 PM ET    10/03/2011

Don Lapre, the self-proclaimed “King of Infomercials” accused of scamming thousands of investors, was found dead in his Arizona jail cell Sunday of an apparent suicide.

Lapre’s fraud trial was set to begin Tuesday, according to the Associated Press. He was accused of defrauding 220,000 people of $52 million.

In June, Lapre was indicted on 41 counts of conspiracy and fraud. He was taken into custody days later after failing to appear a this arraignment and spending a short time on the run.

Lapre sold TV viewers a number of products, including “The Greatest Vitamin in the World.” His “tiny classified ads” infomercial was spoofed on “Saturday Night Live.”

His death is under investigation.

from:  http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/blogpost/post/don-lapre-jailed-king-of-infomercials-dies-of-apparent-suicide/2011/10/03/gIQAfkVQIL_blog.html

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Don Lapre was born on May 19th, 1964 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Don_lapre 

May 19th, 1964

May 19th

5 + 19 +2+0+1+1 = 28 = his personal year (from May 19th, 2011 to May 18th, 2012) = Powerlessness.

28 year + 9 (September) = 37 = his personal month (from September 19th, 2011 to October 18th, 2011) = Emotional wreck.

37 month + 2 (2nd of the month on Sunday October 2nd, 2011) = 39 = his personal day = Seldom is any splendid story wholly true.

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Video grab of Anwar al-Awlaki video message, picture credit: SITE Intelligence Group
30 September 2011    05:59 ET

The US-born radical Islamist cleric and suspected al-Qaeda leader Anwar al-Awlaki has been killed in Yemen, the country’s defence ministry reported.

US administration officials confirmed the reports, according to US media.

Awlaki, of Yemeni descent, has been on the run in Yemen since December 2007.

The US had named him a “specially designated global terrorist” for his alleged role in a number of attacks and US President Barack Obama is said to have personally ordered his killing.

The defence ministry statement said only that he died “along with some of his companions”.

It gave no further details of his death.

But tribal sources told AFP news agency Awlaki was killed in an air strike in the eastern Marib province, said to be an al-Qaeda stronghold.

It is not clear whether he was killed by Yemeni forces or a US drone strike.

The death was also announced on Yemeni TV.

BBC security correspondent Gordon Correra says the killing, if confirmed, is significant, because Awlaki is able to reach out to people susceptible to radicalisation through his use of the media.

The reported death comes amid concerns in Washington about the impact of Yemen’s political crisis on its ability to go after al-Qaeda militants.

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula

  • Formed in January 2009 by a merger between al-Qaeda in Saudi Arabia and Yemen
  • Based in eastern Yemen
  • Led by Nasser al-Wuhayshi, a Yemeni former aide to Osama Bin Laden. Deputy leader is Saudi ex-Guantanamo inmate Said al-Shihri
  • Aims to topple Saudi monarchy and Yemeni government, and establish an Islamic caliphate
  • Came to prominence with Riyadh bombings in 2003, and 2008 attack on US embassy in Sanaa
  • Says it was behind an attempt to blow up US passenger jet in December 2009

President Ali Abdullah Saleh is facing a widespread protest movement, along with an armed insurrection by renegade army units and tribal fighters.

Mr Saleh, who was injured three months ago when his residence was shelled, returned last week after treatment in Saudi Arabia.

He said in an interview published on Thursday that he will not stand down, as promised in a deal brokered by Gulf States, if his opponents are allowed to stand in elections to succeed him.

Targeted beforeAwlaki is described by US officials as a key leader of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.

He has been implicated in the US army base killings in Fort Hood, Texas, the Christmas 2009 Detroit airline bomb attempt, and a failed bombing in New York’s Times Square.

When he was imam of a San Diego mosque in the 1990s, his sermons were attended by two future 9/11 hijackers, Khalid al-Midhar and Nawaf al-Hazmi.

In a video posted in November last year he called for the killing of Americans, saying they were from the “party of devils”.

Weeks later, he survived an air strike in Shabwa province in which at least 30 militants were killed.

He has been reported dead in the past following US air strikes on southern Yemen in December 2009 and November 2010. He was the target of a US drone attack that killed two al Qaeda operatives in southern Yemen on 5 May.

from:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-15121879

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Anwar al-Awlaki was born on April 22nd, 1971 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anwar_Awlaki

April 22nd, 1971

April 22nd

4 + 22 +2+0+1+1 = 30 = his personal year (from April 22nd, 2011 to April 21st, 2012) = Blessings.

30 year + 9 (September) = 39 = his personal month (from September 22nd, 2011 to October 21st, 2011) = Half-truths.

39 month + 30 (30th of the month on September 30th, 2011) = 69 = his personal day = Marked for death.

 

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Tuesday September 27th, 2011

Machine Head’s new album Unto The Locust is out today, available now on iTunes and Amazon!

Check out a full-length sample of the song below and download your copy today! 

 
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Phil Demmel was born on April 2nd, 1967 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phil_Demmel
 
April 2nd, 1967
 
4 + 2 +1+9+6+7 = 29 = his life lesson = Honing his skills and talents.  Being part of the team.
 
 
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April 2nd, 1967
 
April 2nd
 
4 + 2 +2+0+1+1 = 10 = his personal year (from April 2nd, 2011 to April 1st, 2012) = Fulfilling his destiny.
 
 
10 year + 9 (September) = 19 = his personal month (from September 2nd, 2011 to October 1st, 2011) = Proud of his hard earned success.  Lasting achievement. 
 
 

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9/27/11 06:49 AM ET

Nancy Grace suffered an embarrassing wardrobe malfunction on Monday’s “Dancing With The Stars.”

Grace danced her quickstep so forcefully that her dressed slipped in exactly the wrong place, accidentally exposing a nipple. Grace didn’t realize it but the audience sure seemed to, looking stunned and stonyfaced as Grace finished her dance. Host Tom Bergeron alerted Grace to the problem and joked, “On the European version that would be perfectly fine.” Grace buried her head in her dancing partner’s shoulder, but seemed to take it in stride.

The incident was edited out of the West Coast version. Grace later said she hadn’t noticed anything, and she still got high scores from the judges.

story from and video at:  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/09/27/nancy-grace-wardrobe-malfunction-nipple-dancing-with-the-stars_n_982750.html

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Nancy Grace was born on October 23rd, 1959 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nancy_Grace

October 23rd, 1959

10 + 23 +2+0+1+0 = 36 = her personal year (from October 23rd, 2010 to October 22nd, 2011) = Crushed.

36 year + 9 (September) = 45 = her personal month (from September 23rd, 2011 to October 22nd, 2011) = Things went horribly wrong.

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September 21st, 2011    01:05 PM ET
 
A satellite whose orbit is degrading is likely to crash back to Earth on Friday, and 26 pieces have a good chance of surviving the heat of re-entry, NASA said Wednesday.Despite being pretty sure that the Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite, or UARS, will re-enter the atmosphere sometime Friday, U.S. time, Mark Matney of NASA’s Orbital Debris team told CNN there is no way to know where it will fall.Because the satellite travels thousands of miles in a matter of minutes, Matney said, even minutes before re-entry it will be impossible to pinpoint an exact location. On top of that, he said, “part of the problem is the spacecraft is tumbling in unpredictable ways and it is very difficult to very precisely pinpoint where it’s coming down even right before the re-entry.”NASA says most of the six-ton spacecraft is made of aluminum, which has a relatively low melting temperature and will burn up on re-entry. But about half a ton of material is likely to make it through.You can track UARS here.

from:  http://lightyears.blogs.cnn.com/2011/09/21/26-pieces-of-falling-satellite-likely-to-survive-plunge-nasa-says/

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Friday September 23rd, 2011

September 23rd, 2011

9 + 23 +2+0+1+1 = 36 = Crushing anything or anyone it lands on.

36 + 9 (September) = 45 = Scary.

45 + 23 (23rd of the month on Friday September 23rd, 2011) = 68 = This is worth studying.  Learning from this experience.

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September 23rd, 2011    2:33 PM ET
 
Orlando Brown, the mauling offensive tackle who had played for the Ravens and Browns, was found dead in his Baltimore apartment on Friday, the Ravens announced.Brown, who was 40, last played in the NFL in 2005. A police spokesman told The Baltimore Sun that there were no signs of foul play or suspicious activity.

Nicknamed “Zeus,” Brown built a reputation for having a nasty demeanor on the field but has been described as a loyal teammate by former players.

“Our heartfelt condolences to the family of Orlando Brown, his three sons,” Ravens coach John Harbaugh said. “I think everybody knows what he meant to this organization. He’s still a big part of us. He’s been coming around a lot, working with some of our young players. We’re forever grateful just for what he did for the Ravens organization and what he did for the present team. We just can’t express our sorrow enough.”

Brown made national headlines as a member of the Browns in December 1999, when he was accidentally hit in the eye by a penalty marker thrown by an official. The eye injury forced him to sit out three seasons and led to a reported $25 million settlement with the NFL.

Brown was an undrafted rookie who began his career with the Browns in 1993 and moved to Baltimore with the team in 1996. He played the first three seasons of the Ravens’ existence before rejoining the Browns. Brown eventually ended his career by going back to play for the Ravens.

“He was the original Raven,” linebacker Ray Lewis said in a statement released by the team. “He set the tone for how we were going to play tough and physical, backing down from no opponent.”

 
 
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Orlando Claude Brown was born on December 12th, 1970 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orlando_Brown_(American_football)
 
December 12th, 1970
 
December 12th
 
12 + 12 +2+0+1+0 = 27 = his personal year (from December 12th, 2010 to December 11th, 2011) = Uncharacteristic.
 
 
27 month + 9 (September) = 36 = his personal month (from September 12th, 2011 to October 11th, 2011) = A crushing loss to everyone.  We’re crushed.
 
 
36 month + 23 (23rd of the month on Friday September 23rd, 2011) = 59 = his personal day = Funeral arrangements.
 
 
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using the number/letter grid:
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
A B C D E F G H I
J K L M N O P Q R
S T U V W X Y Z

 

Where:

A = 1 J = 1 S = 1

B = 2 K = 2 T = 2

C = 3 L = 3 U = 3

D = 4 M = 4 V = 4

E = 5 N = 5 W = 5

F = 6 O = 6 X = 6

G = 7 P = 7 Y = 7

H = 8 Q = 8 Z = 8

I = 9 R = 9

 

 

Orlando Claude Brown

6931546 331345 29655        80

 

his path of destiny = 80 = We’re devastated.  Dealing with the aftermath.

 

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September 18, 2011

The record will show that Alexis Thompson on Sunday became the youngest winner of an L.P.G.A. Tour event, closing with a two-under par 70 to complete a five-stroke victory at the Navistar L.P.G.A. Classic.

But if you ask Thompson, who is known as Lexi and is seven months and eight days past her 16th birthday, this victory was long overdue. In her mind, she should have won this tournament two years ago, when she held a share of the lead after the first and second rounds before a third-round 74 sent her tumbling to a 27th-place finish.

If not then, then Thompson fully expected to make history five months ago when she took a share of the lead into the final round of the Avnet L.P.G.A. Classic in Mobile, Ala. A closing 78 on the final day dropped her into a tie for 19th.

On Sunday, Thompson began her round with a five-stroke lead over her closest challenger, Meena Lee, and finished five shots ahead of Tiffany Joh with a 72-hole total of 17-under 271. Thompson sealed her win with birdies at Nos. 16 and 17 after Joh pulled three strokes behind.

Before Thompson’s victory, the youngest player to win on the L.P.G.A. Tour was Marlene Hagge, who was two weeks past her 18th birthday when she captured the 18-hole Sarasota Open in 1952. Paula Creamer was 18 years, 9 months and 17 days when she won the 2005 Sybase Classic to become the youngest winner of a multi-round event.

Because Thompson is under 18, she will not receive the automatic tour membership that is one of the spoils of victory at L.P.G.A. events. Earlier this year, she successfully petitioned the L.P.G.A. for the ability to earn membership through the three-stage L.P.G.A. qualifying tournament. She won the first stage by 10 strokes and will participate in the second stage at the end of this month. Only if she is among the leaders at the end of the third stage will Thompson earn full L.P.G.A. Tour membership.

Thompson’s father, Scott, carried her bag around the Senator course at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail Capitol Hill, and seemed to have a calming effect on her. Before every shot he said a few words to his daughter and then backed off, giving Thompson plenty of space to execute the shots she has been practicing since she was a young child.

Thompson, who turned pro last year and is home-schooled, has two older brothers who are also top golfers. The older one, Nicholas, divides his time between the Nationwide and PGA tours. The younger, Curtis, is on a golf scholarship at Louisiana State.

Lexi was five years old when she followed her brothers into golf. Nicholas chose golf over baseball at age 11 and shortly thereafter, Scott Thompson and his wife, Judy, who works full time processing insurance claims at a dental office, bought a house along the 12th fairway of the T.P.C. at Eagle Trace near Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The Thompson children grew up competing in high-stakes backyard chipping and putting contests: the loser would have to empty the dishwasher, take out the trash or perform some other unwelcome household chore.

from:  http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/19/sports/lexi-thompson-16-becomes-youngest-to-win-on-lpga-tour.html

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Alexis “Lexi” Thompson was born on February 10th, 1995 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lexi_Thompson

February 10th, 1995

February 10th

2 + 10 +2+0+1+1 = 16 = her personal year (from February 10th, 2011 to February 9th, 2012) = Amazing.  Unprecedented.

16 year + 9 (September) = 25 = her personal month (from September 10th, 2011 to October 9th, 2011) = Thrilling.  Rooting for the underdog.

25 month + 18 (18th of the month on Sunday September 18th, 2011) = 43 = her personal day = Congratulations.  Celebrating.

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