News You Can Use – Travel Bans and Warrants

This week we tackle a few issues:
1. The Travel ban aka Muslim ban ruled legal and what it means going forward.
2. Justice Anthony Kennedy retires
3. The Connors are coming back to ABC
4. Joe Jackson passed away on 6/27/2018

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When You Believe…

sem·i·co·lon

ˈsemēˌkōlən,ˈsemīˌkōlən/

noun

a punctuation mark (;) indicating a pause, typically between two main clauses, that is more pronounced than that indicated by a comma.

Every tattoo on my body has some personal meaning to it. This is a marking that, unless I have it covered, I will bear for the rest of my life as a message to the world as to what I am about or was going through at the time. This is my newest addition.

As an mental health advocate and survivor of suicidal thoughts and depression I chose the word believe with a semicolon replacing the letter ‘i’.

This tattoo encourages me to bel;eve that things will be better and that this is not the end of my journey.

It’s one thing to just say aloud or to myself that even though times are hard that they will be better and things will be okay. It’s a total difference when you actually bel;eve that things will be better or different.

The bel;ef in a better way is what makes it happen. When you truly bel;eve that you will be okay, you will be. You have to bel;eve.

News You Can Use – June 1st – 12th, 2018

This week we discuss a few things
1. The summit between the US and North Korea is on and we lost on the deal. Bigly.
2. Trump Pardons any and everybody, including himself
3. FBI agent gets too jiggy in the club
4. Facebook bug changes status of 14 million people from private to public
5. Both Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain commit suicide within days of each other
6. Net neutrality ends
7. Pre-existing conditions may not be covered going forward
8. Trump doesn’t know who we fought during the war of 1812.

If you or a loved one needs to reach out to someone regarding mental health issues such as depression or suicidal thoughts please call 1-800-273- 8255. For more information or to chat instead of talking please visit suicidepreventionlifeline.org or via social media on both Twitter and Instagram under the handle @800273talk

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News You Can Use – May 20 – May 31, 2018

This week we discuss a few things:

  1. School shootings
  2. NFL drops the ball on the National Anthem Protest
  3. The summit between the US and North Korea has been canceled
  4. Kim Kardashian West meets with Trump on Prison Reform
  5. Rosanne reboot canceled after a Racist tweet from its start Rosanne Barr
  6. Missouri’s new Gov. Resigns amid allegations of sexual misconduct and misuse of a donor list for his political campaign
  7. Morgan Freeman accused of sexual misconduct and harassment by 16 women
  8. The royal wedding
  9. Unbreakable Kimmie Schmidt is back!
  10. Cleveland faces Golden State in the NBA Finals, again…

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Entanglement – Review

I found this movie while searching for something to entertain me during one of my insomnia sessions. Thomas Middleditch (HBO’s Silicon Valley) plays his typical awkward, quirky character that he seems to to be typecast as for his entire acting career. The movie is paced rather slowly which, combined with his weird nervousness, makes it hard to find and stay interested. Pass.

Synopsis: While searching for the meaning of his existence, Ben Layten uncovers a family secret that leads him to a woman named Hanna. When Ben and Hanna fall in love, Ben’s life becomes increasingly and strangely complicated. He soon starts to realize that everything is amazingly and incredibly connected — and that the world might just be more inexplicable than he ever imagined.

News You Can Use – May 13th – 19th 2018

This week in News you can use we tackle the ongoing tit for tat beef with Trump and North Korean president Kim Jung Un. The clash between Palestinians and Isrealis over Trump’s decision to move the US embassy to the city of Jerusalem has resulted in thousands of deaths. Also the chaplain that prayed over the ceremony has said in the past that Jews and Muslims are going to Hell. Yes, this is the guy he chose to pray, IN JERUSALEM!

Another Facebook data leak, Will Smith and Kevin Hart are teaming up for a remake of Uptown Saturday night. The royal wedding takes place this Saturday May 19th with the ceremony starting at 7am edt here on the United States. Ramadan Mubarak or happy Ramadan to my Muslim brothers and sisters as this year it takes place here in the US starting May 15th and concluding June 14th, 2018.

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