Kenyan Opposition Relating on POTUS “Legitimacy VS Legality Obama as Lawyer Knows Difference” [2VIDS]

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“But, Obama I think was very careful. He’s a lawyer and he knows the difference between legality versus legitimacy,” meticulously stated by Mr. Hassan Omar, a member of the Kenyan opposition Party on his shared opinion (among rest of Kenyan Opposition Party leaders) of POTUS Mr. Barack Obama, July 28th, 2015 on KTN News Kenya with fellow Kenyan Opposition Party officials.

Mr. Omar was speaking on the decision regarding Kenya’s Supreme Court opinion on the legality versus the legitimacy of the nation’s Presidential election’s voting results in the last election held in 2013 nationwide and how it related to Barack Obama’s interaction with them with a lawyer’s knowledge. The winning votes had a razor thin margin in favor of the current Kenyan leader President Kenyetta. The electronic machines were out of order before the tallying of the final official Kenyan Presidential results. And the contender raised concerns that the votes were being doctored and the vote counting process should be stopped until properly vetted by others. Raila Odinga’s running mate stated, ““We have evidence that the results we are receiving have been doctored,” said Stephen Kalonzo Musyoka. “The national tallying process lacks integrity and has to be stopped.”  ~ by M. Katherine Orts reporting for USDefenseLeague.com “Pushing Back Tyranny With Truth & WorldWideBroadcasters.com “Reaching The Globe for The Glory of God in Jesus Name+ ”

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Obama returns to Satan’s original crime scene same location of Garden of Eden proven DNA #AddisAbaba #Ethiopia #Lucy #Africa #FalseTrinity #Pentagram #EthiopianFlag [5VIDEOS]

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Many are wondering why POTUS went to Africa’s Kenya and Ethiopia, now. Why did he choose to speak in Ethiopia as the platform to speak to the African Union on the African continent for the very first time? He’s the first sitting US President to visit Kenya and the very first to address the African Union in Africa.

Are you aware of the symbolism on the two Ethiopian flags on either side of Barack Obama? The Ethiopian flags were draped properly (for a Pagan Satanist or Wiccan) with the Pentagram pointing down meaning an embracing of the Satanic Pentagram. Research of the current deceptive meaning states that the Pentagram signifies “Unity for Ethiopia” or “Unity for All Civilization” aka The One World Order birthplace, since Ethiopia has long been thought to be, and recently scientifically proven to be the cradle or birthplace of all civilization. In fact in Obama’s speech to the African Union, he himself described Africa as “the cradle of humanity” and “one of the fastest-growing regions in the world.” read more

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Blast from the past! Cyndi Lauper [VIDEO] Now Playing “True Colors” In honor of @CNN @DonLemon Liberals everywhere

We dedicate this in honor of @POTUS @DonLemon showing their catalytic “True Colors” using the actual N- word as part of their public relations repertoire invariably and predictably inciting racial tension amongst the race baiters of society.

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#RedAlert #RT! Your Medicine & Surgeon Taken Away by #TPP #ObamaTrade [VIDEO]

Expect all US & Global access to generic medication and access to lifesaving surgeries to disappear completely if the new trade agreement, known as Trans-Pacific Trade Pact (TPP) goes through Congress as law. Our US patents for medicine and even surgical techniques will become renewably extended at 20 year intervals, making affordable access inaccessible to the majority of patients in the United States and around the globe..

#TPP (Trans Pacific Partnership) future in anyone’s hands will be potentially life threatening for everyone who needs generic alternatives for medicines because they will not be available any longer if this indeed goes through.

Under the aforementioned, recently declassified, yet still secret to the US public, international TPP agreement, US & Global International Medical Patents will be indefinitely renewable at the 20 year mark for most any reason by the Tradenamed Patent holder, including dosage changes or any modifications to the original patent. Even surgical techniques will become renewably patentable making life saving medicines and surgeries available to only the wealthiest 99% in every nation on the globe.

We ask, why have only about 2000 people, so far, seen this video (below) out of our actual total US population of 370 million (including 40M illegal and alleged foreign undocumented Islamic hostile Muslim immigrants located in Islamic Jihadist training camps on US soil.) ~ M. Katherine Orts & husband Pastor David Orts founders of USDefenseLeague.com & WorldWideBroadcasters.com

Watch this video and share this with everyone you know. Action list and article found here.

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Friday’s Congressional rule vote explained in related post: Confusion Over Acronyms #TPA vs #TPP Why @PRyan Voted Yes

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.@FBI Was Engineer Knocked Out Before #Amtrak188 Crash? Witness Saw Shadowy Figure Leaving Scene of Derailment [AUDIO/VIDEO]

Brandon.BostianIn America, all are innocent until proven guilty. The Amtrak train engineer, Brandon Bostian, who remembers nothing preceding the Amtrak #188 derailment and violent crash may have been knocked out by a projectile shot or rock thrown, shattering through the train’s front windshield. The FBI is examining the new witnesses details as well as the Amtrak train’s windshield after employees reported projectiles thrown at other trains. Two other trains experienced shattered windows on the same track the same day and reported it over radios.

We linked in our initial reporting of #Amtrak188 tragedy to the fact that the FBI had issued warnings to all law enforcement agencies stating RailRoad Derailment devices were being stolen via its in-house Weekly Intelligence Bulletin which is not accessible to the general public. Yet ABC must have had an inside source and ran intel story May 8th, 2015 alluding to the FBI’s warning of stolen derailment devices.

We wrote and quoted an excerpted ABC Story on our site here: #RedAlert USA FBI Warned Railroad Derailment Devices Stolen 05.08.2015 Purposefully Derailed by Islamic Terrorists? #Amtrak188 #PhillyAmtrak

We were one of the first journalists to put two and two together. This wasn’t the engineer’s fault at all. Too many out of the ordinary security warnings going on here

Another like minded individual pieced together similar concerns in his article. H/T KevBakerShow

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There is new evidence of a projectile possibly having caused the inexplicable increased speed of 106MPH. The engineer has no recollection of anything preceding the Amtrak #188 derailment which killed eight and injured 200+ people. Someone in the Engine car pulled on the emergency brake at the last minute, bringing the speed down to 102MPH but not enough to make the sharp left-hand turn which has maximum speed of 50MPH.

Who was it that pulled the emergency brake if the engineer wasn’t conscious at that point? Was the man pulling the emergency brake already on the train? Or had he been the one outside the train who threw or shot a projectile or rock which catapulted the engineer into unconsciousness?  A witness, telling authorities, said she saw a man with black hair and beard quickly leaving the crash scene. Is it possible that the engineer was knocked out prior from someone with nefarious intentions on the train? Or did the projectile hit him in the head causing him to fall onto the gear causing the acceleration? ISIS (The Islamic State) had just made a recent detailed public announcement to attack USA. Who was the blackhaired bearded man standing by then running away from the crash scene? Was he an accomplice shooting or throwing projectiles at oncoming trains? Or just someone walking.

Was there a derailment device found at the crash site of Amtrak188? A lot of unanswered important questions still. God Bless the FBI and local law enforcement. And we also pray truth will come out with proper coordination between agencies working with NTSB.

We believe it is possible that this was a lone wolf ISIS attack or was even more organized. According to our count 238 passengers, 5 crew, 8 deceased, along with hospital number counts of persons treated, there are 7 persons yet to be accounted for. There were 7 train cars. This is a working theory by USDefenseLeague.com “Pushing Back Tyranny With Truth”

#RedAlert USA FBI Warned Railroad Derailment Devices Stolen 05.08.2015 Purposefully Derailed by Islamic Terrorists? #Amtrak188 #PhillyAmtrak Another like minded individual pieced together similar concerns in his article. H/T KevBakerShow

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Saturday, May 16, 2015 11:42PM

PORT RICHMOND (WPVI) —
As investigators try to determine whether Amtrak train 188 was hit by something just before crashed, for the first time – we’re hearing the frantic call made by transit police about another incident on the same night.

Action News has obtained a SEPTA Police scanner call from the night of the terrible incident.

“An unknown object made contact with that train shattering the windshield,” one person is heard saying.

In it they are responding to reports that a SEPTA train was hit by an unknown object.

The engineer of that SEPTA train is expected to be interviewed by the NTSB this weekend.

SEPTA says something hit the front window of one of their trains, about 20 minutes before the Amtrak train crashed.

That’s what the SEPTA engineer was discussing with the Amtrak engineer over the radio shortly before derailment.

The conversation, which was captured on tape, was turned over to the NTSB.

It was on Friday that the NTSB first revealed that an interview with an assistant conductor indicated something may have hit Amtrak 188 before Tuesday night’s wreck that left eight people dead.

Robert Sumwalt of the NTSB described an interview with one of the train’s assistant conductors.

The assistant conductor allegedly told investigators that she heard engineer Brandon Bostian talking to a SEPTA engineer.

The SEPTA engineer said something may have hit his train or his train had been shot at, the assistant conductor recalled.

The train on the SEPTA Trenton line was hit by an object around 9:10 p.m., shortly before the Amtrak crash.

Meanwhile, Bostian told the SEPTA engineer he believed something hit his train as well, the assistant conductor said, according to the NTSB.

She felt a rumbling and then the train tipped over, she told the NTSB

Sumwalt described Bostian as “very cooperative.” He said Bostian remembered ringing a bell as he passed through the North Philadelphia train station, but doesn’t remember anything after that.

Bostian had a good working knowledge of the territory, Sumwalt said, and said he was not tired or sick.

Meanwhile, federal officials announced Saturday that Amtrak must immediately expand its use of a speed restriction system on Philadelphia’s northbound rails.

The Federal Railroad Administration said an emergency order would be issued in coming days that calls for Amtrak to ensure the presence of the automatic train control system that notifies an engineer when a train is above the speed limit and automatically applies the brakes if the engineer doesn’t act to slow the train down.

The system is already being used for southbound trains approaching the curve where Tuesday’s derailment occurred.

e SEPTA train wasn’t the only train hit that night. Action News has confirmed that an Acela train was hit by an object just minutes before at 9:05 p.m.

Sumwalt said the NTSB also interviewed Bostian on Friday. According to Sumwalt, Bostian did not report being struck by anything and, when asked by the NTSB, he did not recall saying the train was.

The NTSB says a forward-facing camera on Amtrak 188 did not immediately indicate anything striking the train.

Sumwalt said, “Our investigation has not independently confirmed this information, but we have seen damage to the left-hand lower portion of the Amtrak windshield, that we have asked the FBI to come in and look at for us.”

Sumwalt described Bostian as “very cooperative.” He said Bostian remembered ringing a bell as he passed through the North Philadelphia train station, but doesn’t remember anything after that.

Bostian had a good working knowledge of the territory, Sumwalt said, and said he was not tired or sick.

Meanwhile, federal officials announced Saturday that Amtrak must immediately expand its use of a speed restriction system on Philadelphia’s northbound rails.

The Federal Railroad Administration said an emergency order would be issued in coming days that calls for Amtrak to ensure the presence of the automatic train control system that notifies an engineer when a train is above the speed limit and automatically applies the brakes if the engineer doesn’t act to slow the train down.

The system is already being used for southbound trains approaching the curve where Tuesday’s derailment occurred.

Amtrak said it would abide by the federal directive and others announced Saturday, adding that Amtrak’s “overarching goal is to provide safe and secure rail passenger travel.”

It was on Thursday that the NTSB said in the last minute or so before the derailment, the Washington-to-New York train sped up from 70 mph until it reached more than 100 mph at a sharp bend where the maximum speed is 50 mph.

Sumwalt said Thursday it was unclear whether the speed was increased manually by engineer Brandon Bostian.

So far, investigators have found no problems with the track, the signals or the locomotive, and the train was running on time, Sumwalt said.

Bostian was in the cab in the front of the high-tech engine. On the left, there is a throttle handle to increase speed. There is also a red alert button the engineer has to hit a few times each minute or the engine goes into emergency shutdown mode.

On the LCD screen in front of him, there is a speedometer which would tell him how fast he’s going and, to the right, is the red-handled train break. The NTSB says it’s one of the newer models of engines Amtrak is putting into service.

“And this particular locomotive was placed into service just over a year ago,” said Sumwalt.

Investigators say there were no signs warning to reduce speed ahead like you may see on roadways. Engineers must rely on memory.

“There is no sign alongside the track. That is part of the engineer’s qualifications that they’re supposed to know,” said Sumwalt.

The new information comes on the same day that the first funeral for the victims was held.

Services for Justin Zemser, a 20-year-old midshipman at the U.S. Naval Academy, took place on Long Island on Friday morning.

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This is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED from NPR West. I’m Arun Rath. The mystery over the derailment of an Amtrak train near Philadelphia just took another twist. There are reports of objects hitting trains in the area just before the crash. Since the deadly derailment last Tuesday, much of the focus has been on the engineer and why the train increased speed to 106 miles per hour before entering a curve with a 50 mile per hour speed limit. NPR’s Jeff Brady has the latest.

JEFF BRADY, BYLINE: The National Transportation Safety Board on Friday interviewed workers who were on that Amtrak train when it derailed. Robert Sumwalt with the NTSB says an assistant conductor reported hearing a radio transmission that a nearby regional train had been struck by something or shot at.

(SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING)

ROBERT SUMWALT: She also believed that she heard her engineer say something about his train being struck by something.

BRADY: But Sumwalt says the Amtrak engineer told investigators he doesn’t remember anything in the moments before the train derailed. Sumwalt says the assistant conductor reports that those radio transmissions came just before the accident.

(SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING)

SUMWALT: Our investigation has not independently confirmed this information, but we have seen damage to the left-hand lower portion of the Amtrak windshield.

BRADY: Sumwalt says the FBI is examining the windshield damage. Meantime, passengers on a third train also report an object hitting their car in the same area just 15 or 20 minutes before the derailment. Doug Harris says he was on that train from New York to Washington.

DOUG HARRIS: I had headphones on. As we were approaching Philadelphia, I heard a loud thump. I looked up, and two rows in front of me and on the opposite side of the train, a passenger was pointing out his window, which now had a large crack in the glass that obviously hadn’t been there before.

BRADY: Harris says Amtrak workers in Philadelphia examined the 8-to-10-inch circular crack and decided it was safe for the train to continue. He says no one saw what hit the window.

HARRIS: Just given the size of it and the thump, it just kind of instinctively felt like a rock to those of us around.

BRADY: All this new information has some in the neighborhood near the accident site speculating about what happened. Just a few blocks from where the train derailed, a truck passes by Sharon Achuff’s house. Tuesday night, she says she was outside visiting with neighbors.

SHARON ACHUFF: That night that the train accident happened, we were sitting out on the step. And a light of blue come right across the wires – I mean (whistling) so fast.

BRADY: Her neighbor, Debbie Chappell, says at first, she thought it was lightning. But they soon realized something bad happened up on the train tracks. Chappell says that’s when they saw a shadowy figure quickly leaving the scene.

DEBBIE CHAPPELL: Then we see this guy coming down on the opposite side of the street real fast – walking real fast. And we all said, he probably had something to do with it. I wonder what he did.

BRADY: Did you get a look at the man? Do you know what he looks like?

CHAPPELL: No. All I seen that he had black hair and a beard, and he went real fast.

  • BRADY: Could these be faulty memories of a chaotic moment or a potential lead for investigators? Philadelphia police spokeswoman Christine O’Brien tells NPR there are a lot of reasons someone might walk away from the scene. Still, she’s forwarding the information to colleagues collecting reports about the derailment. If it is determined the accident was the result of a criminal act, the investigation would transfer from the NTSB to a law enforcement agency. So far, there’s no announcement that has happened. Jeff Brady, NPR News, Philadelphia.
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US Sending 10 #CV22 #Ospreys Over To be Stationed in Japan #AsiaPacific #NationalSecurity [MUSICVIDEO]

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May 11, 2015

CV-22 Osprey Squadron to be Stationed in Japan

The U.S. Department of Defense announced today plans to station a special operations squadron of CV-22 Osprey aircraft at Yokota Air Base, Japan.

The first three aircraft will arrive in the second half of 2017 with an additional seven aircraft scheduled to arrive by 2021.

The deployment of tilt-rotor aircraft will provide increased capability for U.S. Special Operations forces to respond quickly to crises and contingencies in Japan and across the Asia-Pacific region, including humanitarian crises and natural disasters. It will also increase interoperability, enhance operational cooperation, and promote stronger defense relations with the Japan Self-Defense Forces.

The CV-22 Osprey is a highly advanced aircraft with unique capabilities and an excellent operational safety record. The deployment reflects the United States’ steadfast commitment to defend Japan and to station its most advanced capabilities forward as part of the Asia-Pacific Rebalance.

Source: DOD (US Department of Defense)
Video H/T Credit V-22: USAF CV-22 Osprey highlight reel
V-22 Originally Published on Mar 7, 2015
Compilation of POV/action cam footage of V-22 training missions. The CV-22 is employed by Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) in support of USSOCOM. Credit goes to Wingnut Wick and his 2014 Hornet Ball video (https://vimeo.com/wickworks) for inspiring the use of Stephen Swartz’s “Bullet Train” audio track…shamelessly imitated but it just works.

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8 Victims Killed Now Identified #Amtrak188 #PhillyAmtrak [VIDEO]

All eight of the people killed in the Amtrak train derailment have been identified. NBC10’s Dan Corcoran gives a profile of all the victims. (Published Thursday, May 14, 2015)

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Updated 5 minutes ago – Source: nbcphiladelphia

A midshipman from the U.S. Naval Academy, an Associated Press staffer, a Wells Fargo senior vice president, the CEO of a tech company, a dean at Medgar Evers College and a Maryland father of two were among the eight people killed when a New York-bound Amtrak train derailed in Philadelphia.

The last two victims of the crash were identified on Thursday afternoon.

The family of 47-year-old Laura Finamore of New York, an employee at Cushman & Wakefield, confirmed Thursday afternoon that she was one of the eight victims.

Ambassador of Italy to the United States, Claudio Bisogniero, confirmed the name of the eighth victim as Giuseppe Piras, an Italian national.

The death of Bob Gildersleeve Jr., whose family passed out flyers Wednesday in a desperate search for him following the crash, was confirmed Thursday afternoon by his employer. His body was found in the wreckage, officials confirmed Thursday, bringing the death toll from the crash to eight.

Train 188, a Northeast Regional, was en route from Washington to New York with 238 passengers and five crew members aboard when it derailed as it was rounding a sharp curve in the city’s Port Richmond section shortly after 9 p.m. Tuesday, authorities said.

•Amtrak Train Was Going 100 MPH Just Before It Derailed: NTSB

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter said Thursday that every passenger on Train 188 has now been accounted for, but he did not release the names of the unidentified victims.

“How, in this day and age, can we allow a train to go out of control at 106 miles an hour?” asked Bob Gildersleeve Sr.

DERRICK GRIFFITH

Derrick Griffith, dean of student affairs and enrollment management at Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn, New York, died in the crash, said Jamilah Fraser, the assistant vice president for communications & public relations at the school.

Derrick Griffith

Photo credit: Clareese Hill

The college said the 42-year-old was a “champion for the downtrodden” who served the students at Medgar Evers and the community “with passion.”

Griffith was also founder and principal at CUNY Prep in New York City, a program that helps out-of-school youth find an alternative pathway to college, according to its website.

“We are all struggling with this terrible news and trying to find our way during this sad time,” the school said in a Facebook post Wednesday. “Cuny prep will be closed tomorrow for day school and cta students. The staff will be there to mourn together and provide support to those in need.”

Griffith recently received a doctorate of philosophy in urban education from the City University of New York Graduate Center.

RACHEL JACOBS

The family of 39-year-old Rachel Jacobs, the CEO of Philadelphia-based tech company ApprenNet, confirmed she was killed in the derailment.

Rachel Jacobs

“This is an unthinkable tragedy,” read a statement from her family. “Rachel was a wonderful mother, daughter, sister, wife and friend. She was devoted to her family, her community and the pursuit of social justice. We cannot imagine life without her. We respectfully ask for privacy so that we can begin the process of grieving.”

Coworkers said Jacobs, the mother of a 2-year-old, lived in New York.

ABID GILANI

Wells Fargo confirmed to WNBC in New York that one of its employees has died.

“It is with great sadness that Wells Fargo confirms that Abid Gilani, a valued member of our Commercial Real Estate division, has passed away,” read a statement from the company. “Our hearts go out to all those impacted by this tragedy.”

Gilani, 55, was a senior vice president with Wells Fargo Hospitality Group.

He lived in Rockville, Maryland, with his wife and commuted by train to his job in New York, according to his neighbors.

Gilani had attended his uncle’s funeral in Falls Church, Virginia, Tuesday.

JUSTIN ZEMSER

Midshipman 3rd Class Justin Zemser, 20, of Rockaway Beach, New York, was on leave from the Naval Academy and on his way back home when he was killed, his mother, Susan Zemser, said.

“He was supposed to come home last night at 10:30, and when I went online to see, you know, if everything was on time, I saw there was a derailment,” Susan said Wednesday. “All night we called hospitals, but nothing.”

Midshipman 3rd Class Justin Zemser, 21, also played sprint football at the Naval Academy.

Susan says she learned Wednesday morning that her only child died in the crash.

“He was wonderful. He was absolutely wonderful. Everyone looked up to my son,” Susan said.

The Naval Academy says it notified the brigade of midshipmen, staff and faculty of Zemser’s death Wednesday morning.

“I know that the brigade and the Navy family is struggling with this, and our thoughts go out to the brigade, family brigade for losing such a crucial member of this institution,” Navy Secretary Ray Mabus said during a speech Wednesday, the Navy Times reports.

Zemser was an English major and an academic honor student. He was also a member of the Navy sprint football team, the Jewish Midshipman Club and the Semper Fi Society, which is a Marine Corps club.

During a press conference Thursday, his coach, teammates and rabbi remembered him as a fun, diligent and extremely driven friend.

His coach said Zemser didn’t make the team his first year, but “worked so diligently,” and made the team last fall.

“He was much, much improved and continued to show through action what kind of person he is, not just as a player but as this wonderful young man,” he said.

“Justin was relentless. First one in the weight room, last one out,” said a friend and teammate. “He made everyone want to get better. His work ethic was daunting at times.”

The rabbi said of Zemser, “He was out there making people smile, making people laugh, being out there with who he was.”

Zemser also worked as an intern for New York City Councilman Eric Ulrich.

Ulrich says Zemser was a “truly bright, talented and patriotic young man.”

JIM GAINES

Associated Press employee Jim Gaines poses for a picture, Sept. 7, 2006. Gaines, an AP video software architect, was among those killed when an Amtrak passenger train derailed Tuesday, May 12, 2015, in Philadelphia.

Photo credit: AP

Jim Gaines, an Associated Press video software architect, died at Temple Hospital overnight in the hours following the crash.

According to the AP, the 48-year-old father of two had attended meetings in Washington, and was returning home to Plainsboro, New Jersey, when the train derailed Tuesday night. His death was confirmed by his wife, Jacqueline.

He is also survived by a 16-year-old son, Oliver, and an 11-year-old daughter, Anushka.

Gaines joined the AP in 1998 and was a key factor in nearly all of the news agency’s video initiatives, including a service providing live video to hundreds of clients worldwide.

Gaines won AP’s “Geek of the Month” award in May 2012 for his “tireless dedication and contagious passion” to technological innovation. He was part of a team that won the AP Chairman’s Prize in 2006 for developing the agency’s Online Video Network.

BOB GILDERSLEEVE

Bob Gildersleeve’s death was confirmed Thursday afternoon by his company, a day after his family passed out flyers in a desperate search.

“We are deeply saddened by the loss of our friend and colleague,” said Doug Baker, Ecolab Chairman and CEO, in a statement in part. “Bob was with Ecolab for 22 years, most recently as vice president of Corporate Accounts for our Institutional business in North America. Bob was an exceptional leader and was instrumental to our success.”

Gildersleeve’s father said his son’s cellphone was found first.

“He was in the first car,” Gildersleeve’s father, Bob Gildersleeve Sr. told News4 Washington’s Shomari Stone on Wednesday. “It’s turned inside out. They found his phone. His phone, they found. But they can’t find him or his belongings.”

Photo credit: Family Photo

Gildersleeve, 45, boarded the train in Baltimore. He lived outside Baltimore with his wife and two teenage children, according to the Wall Street Journal.

His family expressed their worry and frustration in the aftermath of the crash, as hours ticked by with no sign of him.

“We’ve seen many pictures of the train just totaled on the news,” his 13-year-old son, Marc, told Helen Urbina of the Philadelphia Daily News as the search for Gildersleeve unfolded. “It’s very scary. We have no idea where he is, what hospital he’s at, if he’s at a hospital, so we’re just trying to get as much information as we can.”

“I don’t think anyone knows what’s going on,” said Gildesleeve Sr., who was a New York firefighter for 12 years and a New York police officer for three. “That’s why I’m angry.”

Gildersleeve Jr. was the vice president of corporate accounts for Ecolab, a company that deals in “water, hygiene and energy technologies and services,” according to the company’s website. Global Communications Director Roman Blahoski said Gildersleeve has worked for Ecolab for 22 years.

“So far, I saw the engineer,” Gildersleeve Sr. said. “He looks like a decent fellow, but how can a decent fellow do 106 miles an hour around a 50 mile per hour limited turn? How does that happen?”

Gildersleeve’s wife said in a statement earlier Thursday that couple had been best friends for 29 years and had celebrated their 18th wedding anniversary just days earlier.

“He is an remarkable Dad to our daughter Ryan and son Marc,” she said. “He is a loving son, brother and is definitely the ‘fun’ Uncle to his nieces and nephews. He is funny and sarcastic and lights up any room with his presence, humor and enthusiasm. He has been a dedicated employee and friend to his Ecolab family for over two decades. Our hearts are broken and we can’t imagine a life without him.”

Laura Finamore

Photo credit: Family Photo

LAURA FINAMORE

Laura Finamore’s death was confirmed Thursday afternoon by her family. A Manhattan resident, Finamore, 47, was on her way home from a memorial service for a college friend’s mother, a spokesman for her family said, according to The Associated Press.

Finamore had texted her mother that she was boarding the train. When they heard of the crash they began making calls to area hospitals looking for her. On Wednesday, they received word that the seventh victim of the derailment fit her description, but dental records were needed to confirm it, according to the AP

Born and raised in Douglaston, New York, Finamore worked in corporate real estate, and was a senior account director at Cushman & Wakefield.

“Laura was a tenacious deal maker and competitor who never backed down from what she thought was right,” her family said in a statement.

“Laura’s smile could light up a room and her infectious laughter will be remembered by many for years to come. She was always there when you needed her — with a hug, encouraging words or a pat on the back,” the family said.

GIUSEPPE PIRAS

Ambassador of Italy to the United States, Claudio Bisogniero, confirmed Giuseppe Piras, 41, was among the eight dead on Thursday afternoon.

A wine and olive oil executive from Sardinia, Italy, Piras was visting the U.S. on business, officials said, according to the AP.

Piras co-founded an olive oil and wine cooperative and was in charge of marketing its goods for export, according to Italian media.

Consul General Andrea Canepari said his family had contacted consulate officials in the U.S. after they were unable to reach Piras by phone.

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A Message from Amtrak President Joe Boardman on Train Derailment Crash #Amtrak188 #PhillyAmtrak

 

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A Message from President and CEO Joe Boardman on Train 188

The derailment of Northeast Regional Train 188 was a terrible tragedy that we are responding to with every resource we have available. The National Transportation Safety Board is leading the investigation to determine the cause of the incident, and Amtrak is providing full cooperation.

With truly heavy hearts, we mourn those who died. Their loss leaves holes in the lives of their families and communities. On behalf of the entire Amtrak family, I offer our sincere sympathies and prayers for them and their loved ones. Amtrak takes full responsibility and deeply apologizes for our role in this tragic event.

We recognize that for everyone onboard the train, including those who suffered injuries, the healing process may be long. Within 24 hours of the incident, Amtrak set up a Family Assistance Center in Philadelphia to work closely with the family of passengers and crew on the train. We are also working with the individuals and families affected by this event to help them with transportation, lodging, and of course, medical bills and funeral expenses.

Amtrak is ever grateful to the City of Philadelphia—its first responders who bravely worked in difficult conditions, including the dark of night, to rescue and provide aid to hundreds; its hospital personnel who went into full alert as patients arrived at emergency rooms; its officials who quickly implemented a response plan; and its citizens who opened their doors to offer assistance.

Although our current focus is on the passengers and employees affected by this incident and the resulting service disruption along the Northeast Corridor, we must also take time to learn from this event. Passenger railroading is at its core about people; the safety of our passengers and employees was, is and always will be our number one priority. Our goal is to fully understand what happened and how we can prevent a similar tragedy from occurring in the future. We will also continue to focus on completing Positive Train Control implementation in the Northeast Corridor by December of 2015.

Thank you for your support of America’s Railroad during this difficult time.

Sincerely,

Joe Boardman
President and Chief Executive Officer

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#FreeSpeech #1A #GeertWilders Gives Speech [VIDEO] “Draw Muhammad Cartoon Contest” #GarlandTexas, May 3, 2015 at The Curtis Culwell Center

Speech Geert Wilders at Muhammad Cartoon Contest, Garland, Texas, May 3, 2015 at The Curtis Culwell Center giving his speech on Freedom of Speech:
Related Breaking News Story: Updated 2 IED’s detonated by #GarlandPD bombsquad after 2 Islamic Jihadist suspects killed #GarlandAttack Culwell Center “Draw Muhammad” Art Contest #FreeSpeech #1A

Dear friends,

Thank you all for being here. It’s great to be in Texas, the Lone Star State. The one star in the Texan flag represents all the free Western world needs today: defiance, pride and independence.

It is no coincidence that we are in Garland, Texas, tonight. It is here that, three months ago, shortly after the Charlie Hebdo massacre, Islamic activists convened to demand that free speech be curtailed. They want to prohibit cartoons, books and films which they find insulting.

Our answer is clear:
Don’t mess with Texas!
Don’t mess with the free West!
Don’t mess with our freedom of speech!

Friends, allow me to thank Pamela Geller for organizing this exhibition.
Pamela is an extraordinary woman. I only have a few heroes, but Pamela certainly is one of them. Let us give her a big applause!

My friends, you are all winners. Everybody present here tonight deserves respect, just for being here.
The cartoonists, the participants in this Muhammad contest all did fantastic work. All of you are not only talented but also very brave. For Islam has put a death sentence on depicting Muhammad. But this has not frightened you. And even if it did, it has not stopped you. Because you believe in freedom of speech.
I applaud you for that.

However, there can be only one winner of the contest. And that is, as you already know, Bosch Fawstin.
Bosch knows what he is talking and cartooning about, being a former – or in his own words recovered – Muslim.
I have known the fantastic work of Bosch – who also created the anti-jihad superhero Pigman – for many years already and I want to congratulate him for his bravery and excellent work and winning the contest today.

Your statement, my statement, the statement of every single person present in this room here tonight is clear: We will never allow barbarism, we will never allow Islam to rob us of our freedom of speech! Never!

I know from my own experience how dangerous it is to stand for this freedom. I know how dangerous it is to speak the truth about Islam.

I am on death lists of Al-Qaeda and the Pakistani Taliban and terrorists from ISIS because I tell people the truth about Islam. Islam has declared war on us, on our Judeo-Christian civilization. Islam wants to rob us of the freedoms and liberties. Islam and freedom are totally incompatible.

I am a politician, but cartoonists, like my good friends the Danish cartoonist Kurt Westergaard and the Swedish artist Lars Vilks, are also on the death list. Both Kurt and Lars have already been the victims of murder attempts.

Another man on this list was the cartoonist Charb, editor of the French magazine Charlie Hebdo. As we all know, he and 9 of his colleagues were murdered last January in Paris by followers of the religion of hate. According to Islamic Sharia law, they were all guilty of the same crime.
The crime of depicting Muhammad, the crime of defaming the so-called Prophet of Islam.
A crime punishable by death by the religion of death.

In order to show them that we will not have Islam dictate us the law, we are here with an exhibition of Muhammad cartoons.
We are here in defiance of Islam.
We are here to defend our rights and stand for freedom of speech.
That is our duty.
As Ronald Reagan, your greatest president ever, said: “Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same.”

I am happy to say that nobody died while watching these cartoons.
This proves that, unlike jihadis, cartoons do not kill people.
Cartoons do not kill jihadis, but jihadis kill cartoonists.
That is a huge difference which we should never forget.

Huntington was wrong. It is not a clash of civilizations, but a clash between civilization and barbarism.

Our Judeo-Christian culture is far superior to the Islamic one.
I can give you a million reasons. But here is an important one.
We have got humor and they don’t.

There is no humor in Islam.
In 1979, ayatollah Khomeini devoted an entire radio broadcast to this topic: “Allah did not create man so that he could have fun,” the ayatollah said. “There are no jokes in Islam,” he added. “There is no humor in Islam. There is no fun in Islam.”
For once, the ayatollah was right.

Islam does not allow free speech, because free speech shows how evil and wrong Islam is.
And Islam does not allow humor, because humor shows how foolish and ridiculous it is.

Friends,
You are extremely fortunate to live in America. Because you have a first amendment.
In Europe, it is not just the jihadis who go after you. The authorities do so, too.
In the Netherlands, I have been dragged to court on hate speech charges for speaking the truth about Islam. I was acquitted, but now the authorities are prosecuting me again.

We are harassed, but sympathizers of the Islamic State are left in peace. Last Summer, they took to the streets in The Hague. They carried swastikas and ISIS flags. They shouted “Death to the Jews.” And you know what? The authorities did nothing. We have weak leaders. Appeasers are ruling The Netherlands, Europe and the USA. We have to turn the tide and we will. New leadership is what we need to defend our freedom of speech and resist the ongoing Islamization of the West.

Today, many of our Western leaders want us to shut up.
When we tell the truth about Islam, they call it Islamophobia.
When cartoonists make drawings of Muhammad, they are accused of provoking people.
A few years ago, in my country, the Netherlands, the police even raided the house of a cartoonist.
In his address to the United Nations in 2012, President Obama said: “The future must not belong to those who slander the prophet of Islam.”

But we say: The future must not belong to Islam!
Do you hear, Mr Obama? We say: No to Islam!!

Unlike President Obama and his European colleagues, we are not willing to sign away our freedom and independence.
The day we give away humor and freedom of speech is the day that we cease to exist as a free and independent people.
And that day will never come.
That is what this exhibition is all about!
From here we send a message to President Obama and all his colleagues: We will never submit!

We are not intimidated by Islam.
We will not be picking up swords and axes and breaking into people’s homes. But we will not remain silent either.
Moderation in the face of evil is evil. This is not what our age needs. We must uncap our pens; we must speak words of truth. We are facing a determined enemy who is striving through all means to destroy the West and snuff out our traditions of free thought, free speech, and our Judeo-Christian values. Make no mistake: if we fail, we will be enslaved. So the only option is to defend our freedom with all the energy we have. It’s time to be brave. It’s time to do our duty.

Instead of giving in to fear and adopt the Islamic taboo on depicting Muhammad, I propose that we draw another conclusion:
Lift the cause of the fear!
Let us de-islamize our societies!
No more Islam, no more mosques, no more Islamic schools. It is time for our own culture and heritage.

Let us liberate ourselves from tyranny.
That is another good reason why we are having this exhibition here today.
Depicting Muhammad is an act of liberation!

Let us hold similar exhibitions all over the United States and all over the free world. From Canada to Australia to Europe.
We need Pamela Geller everywhere in the world.
I invite you to come to the Netherlands with this exhibition. I will help you exhibit these cartoons in the Dutch parliament building.

We will never allow Islam to restrict freedom!
And we will never bow in the direction of Mecca!

I am not saying that there are no moderate Muslims. Fortunately, there are Muslims who do not live according to the Islamic commands. But there is no moderate Islam!
Not all Muslims are terrorists. But most terrorists today are Muslims.

That is why we say: The less Islam, the better!

The Islamic creed obliges one and a half billion people around the world to take Muhammad as their example.
He led a gang of robbers, who looted, raped and killed hundreds of people.
Historic sources describe orgies of inhumanity. An example is the genocide of the Jews of Medina in 627. One of the head choppers was Muhammad himself. Confronted with the lunacy of Islamic terrorists today, it is not hard to find out whom they get their inspiration from.
It is from Muhammad who – we have to tell the truth – was a warlord, a murderer and a pedophile

There is no turning back once one has become a Muslim. For even though article 18 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights states that every person has the right to “change his religion or belief,” in Islam there is only a death penalty for leaving the faith.

So, let us expose Muhammad. Let us show the world what Islam truly is.
And let us support Muslims, like Bosch, who wish to leave Islam and liberate themselves from fear.
Apostates are heroes and more than ever they deserve the support of freedom loving people all over the world.

Muhammad fought and terrorized people with the sword.
We fight Muhammad and his followers with the pen.
And the pen will prove mightier than the sword.

Muhammad’s followers fight us with bloodbaths, but today here in Garland we fight them with humor.
Because bloodbaths enslave, while humor liberates.

Let me end by quoting Sam Houston, the founding father of this great state of Texas:
“Texas has yet to learn submission to any oppression, come from what source it may.”

May his words inspire us all today never to submit to Islamic barbarism.

Thank you very much.

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SOS Kerry: Another Village Idiot the USA Doesn’t Want to Claim [Video]

Rice dented Kerry should have gotten “Black Hearts” not Purple Hearts. This moronic SOS is surly not the “original” village idiot, but, he is one of the most treasonous, two faced traitors the USA has ever known and certainly should not have the ability to talk or confer with our enemies.   Enjoy Gov. Huckabee’s candor, we did.

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Film ‘Noah’ banned in Middle Eastern countries [VIDEO]

Two of my personal favorites, Russell Crowe and Jennifer Connelly lead in Paramount Pictures telling of ‘Noah’. Lord willing  we’re going to see it as a family. Films like Noah and Son of God are not only refreshing , but truth in action.  Could it be that We the People are making an impact on Hollywood? Yes, I think so. Is Hollywood returning to more family oriented standards like eras gone by and awry? Amen yes again.
We at PBN, USDL are standing upon Truth as led of the Lord.  What is not truthful in our opinion but is an attempt to cease the telling of the truth is following quote.
“Depicting prophets in art is a crime; not art, that is harmful to the image of prophets.” -Sheikh Sameh Abdel Hameed
Depicting prophets in art is a crime? But stabbing your daughter or wife because they embarrassed you is okay? Sharing the truth of scripture defined by the Lord as sinful?  But holding prisoners and lopping of innocent heads for your god isn’t? Control is terrorism.
AT A TIME WHEN WICKEDNESS WAS GREAT IN THE WORLD SO WAS THE RESPONSE
God will not be mocked and has a response for this dark and dying world, His name is Jesus and He loves you and wants to know you.  -DAO

 

CAIRO, March 7 (UPI) — Several Middle Eastern countries have chosen to ban director Darren Aronofsky’s upcoming epic Noah.The upcoming movie has come under fire because it contradicts Islamic law with its portrayal of a prophet on film. The objection is based on the belief that such depiction of holy figures cannot be accurate, and that actors cannot imitate the prophets’ actual behaviors and mannerisms. An inaccurate portrayal is thought to open the door for believers to then question that prophet’s behavior.
Censorship boards in Qatar, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates, upset by the depiction, reportedly informed Paramount that they will not allow a release of the film. Jordan and Kuwait are expected to follow.

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Objection has been raised in Egypt as well. Leading Egyptian Sunni Muslim institute Al-Azhar is said to have issued a statement on Thursday that condemned the movie and called for the film to be banned. The institute said that such depictions are “contrary to faith and to the fundamentals of the Islamic Sharia,” and that Al-Azhar “renews its rejection to the screening of any production that characterizes Allah’s prophets and messengers and the companions of the Prophet [Mohammad].”

The movie has a tentative release date of March 26 in Egypt. Paramount insiders apparently said that the studio foresaw problems with the film’s release in Muslim countries.

Noah will debut in theaters on March 28 here in the U.S. and also features Anthony HopkinsEmma Watson.
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