Categories: Letters to the Editor, Opinion This assault to cover up corruption comes with the support of an equally corrupt Republican Congress and spineless party leadership, which is bereft of any notion of public trust.So fire someone, and let this nation decide whether we are worthy of democracy or would prefer the corruption of King Trump. Let our “friends,” the Russians, continue their collusion. This is itself an act of treason, my friends. Note that to date no action has been taken by Congress or Trump to address Russian cyberhacking and penetration of U.S. cyberspace.Trump is a racist with no patriotism (Remember his rant on a Gold Star mother whose son was killed in Iraq) who now calls for a military parade — just like Putin or any other tin pot despot. But there’s no call for any action on national security (CIA, NSA, FBI, etc.), and Trump has mocked those who have rendered service in defense of this nation. This is an abject betrayal of every American who values decency and truth from his government instead of the cover-up tactics, lies and other efforts to twist and polarize the truth that have discredited us globally.Save our nation. Vote out every Trump Republican stooge in Congress this November.George W. PutmanSaratoga SpringsMore from The Daily Gazette:EDITORIAL: Thruway tax unfair to working motoristsFoss: Should main downtown branch of the Schenectady County Public Library reopen?EDITORIAL: Beware of voter intimidationSchenectady, Saratoga casinos say reopening has gone well; revenue down 30%EDITORIAL: Find a way to get family members into nursing homes Armageddon is upon us. Our constitutional democracy is under assault from “King” Trump and his corrupt minions, who question the integrity, purpose and dedication to the rule of law of the very government institutions responsible for the protection, safety and security of the United States.
RelatedPosts First ever trauma conference holds in Lagos The first ever trauma care conference in Nigeria holds in Lagos on November 19, 2019, with the theme: “Trauma Care: The Way Forward.”In a statement issued in Lagos on Friday, the Director of the convening NGO, Trauma Care International Foundation, Dr. Deola Philips, said it has become imperative to begin to find ways to address the menace of trauma, which has become a public health burden in Nigeria.With the theme: “Trauma Care: The Way Forward,: Dr. Philips said the objective of the conference is to provide a platform for debate and stimulation of inter-disciplinary discussions in the fields of trauma care and emergency response management.Also, the conference will provide a platform for policy makers, senior government officials, the academia, media practitioners, corporate organizations, professional associations, scholars and volunteers from various health and trauma-related disciplines to come together and discuss how their various disciplines can collectively contribute towards the development of workable ways to address trauma as an emerging public health challenge in our society.”According to the statement, the conference will also be used as a platform for the formal introduction of TCIF to all key stakeholders in Trauma Management in Nigeria and a launch of the TCIF Trauma Stakeholders’ Forum.The main focus of discussion at the conference will include: the National Health Act and its provisions for Emergency Care; Improvements in Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Systems; Delivering Advanced Trauma & Emergency Care in Low-Income Settings; Transforming Health Care in Nigeria through Trauma Network; Building Sustainable Trauma Care Systems in Nigeria and in West Africa; Securing Health Care Financing For Trauma And Emergency Services: National Basic Health Care Provision Fund; and Voluntary Blood Donation as a worthy cause.The Special Guest of Honour is Dr. Osagie Ehanire,Minister of Health.The conference has as its Keynote Speaker, Senator Ibrahim Oloriegbe, Chairman Senate Committee on Health, and under the Distinguished Chairmanship of Prince Julius Adewale Adelusi-Adeluyi, Chairman Juli PLC and former Health Minister.On-site participation is strictly by invitation and to register online visit: www.traumacareinternational.org/conference. Tags: Trauma Care International FoundationTrauma Care: The Way ForwardTrauma conference
The 22-year-old England international and his Rangers colleagues were outclassed as they slipped to a 4-0 defeat at Tottenham on Sunday and now sit at the bottom of the Barclays Premier League table. A Nacer Chadli brace and a second goal in as many games for Eric Dier had Spurs in control of the game before half-time, with Emmanuel Adebayor adding a fourth in the second half. Former Tottenham defender Caulker, playing in a back three alongside Rio Ferdinand and Richard Dunne, admitted the display was not good enough and believes things can only get better for Harry Redknapp’s side. “It was a bitterly disappointing performance and the result proved that,” he said. “We were second to everything all over the pitch and we paid the price. We got off to a sloppy start and they got the goal and a bit of momentum. “We know we have got to be better than that this year. We hope that will be the lowest point of the season. It was a poor, poor showing and there are no excuses. “There is no hiding and we definitely have to go and be better against Sunderland at home. We have personal pride and it was not evident, we were weak all over the pitch. “If we are going to stay in this league we are going to have to be a little bit stronger and more passionate at times.” Redknapp, returning to White Hart Lane for the first time since he was sacked as Spurs boss in 2012, handed debuts to both Mauricio Isla and Leroy Fer – with the latter conceding his new side did not deserve anything from the game. “We didn’t play to our abilities,” the former Norwich midfielder said. Press Association Steven Caulker has called on his QPR team-mates to show more passion after what he hopes will be the lowest day in the club’s season. “We have a strong team and what we showed was not the best. The goals in the first half were too easy. We had to fight and we didn’t – it was a shock. “We have to look forward to Wednesday (the Capital One Cup tie against Burton) and stick together. We have a great squad. Today wasn’t a good game for me but I want to show more on Wednesday.” For all of QPR’s problems, Tottenham looked like they were adapting to the philosophy of new head coach Mauricio Pochettino with ease. Having laboured to a 1-0 win at West Ham on the opening day, Spurs played some fluid, attacking football in the Argentinian’s first competitive home game in charge. Erik Lamela and Christian Eriksen shone alongside goalscorers Adebayor and Chadli, with the Belgium international pleased to entertain the fans. “That’s what everyone wants to see when they watch Tottenham,” Chadli said of Sunday’s performance. “We did very well and I’m very happy to score two goals. It is good when we create a lot of chances and it was a good spectacle for the fans. “We started with high pressure, had a lot of the ball and created lots of chances. At half-time we had a conversation, we wanted to score more goals and we started the second half strong as well.”
Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditUNLV (14-14, 9-6) vs. No. 4 San Diego State (26-0, 15-0)Viejas Arena at Aztec Bowl, San Diego; Saturday, 7:30 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: No. 4 San Diego State looks for its sixth straight win in the head-to-head series over UNLV. In its last five wins against the Runnin’ Rebels, San Diego State has won by an average of 14 points. UNLV’s last win in the series came on Jan. 27, 2018, an 88-78 victory. TEAM LEADERSHIP: The do-everything Malachi Flynn has put up 16.7 points, 4.2 rebounds and 5.1 assists to lead the way for the Aztecs. Complementing Flynn is Yanni Wetzell, who is accounting for 12.1 points and 6.5 rebounds per game. The Runnin’ Rebels have been led by Bryce Hamilton, who is averaging 15.6 points and 5.4 rebounds.BRILLIANT BRYCE: Hamilton has connected on 29.9 percent of the 97 3-pointers he’s attempted and has gone 4 for 13 over the last three games. He’s also converted 67.5 percent of his foul shots this season.STREAK SCORING: San Diego State has won its last 13 home games, scoring an average of 75.1 points while giving up 56.3.PASSING FOR POINTS: The Aztecs have recently created buckets via assists more often than the Runnin’ Rebels. San Diego State has 44 assists on 88 field goals (50 percent) across its past three outings while UNLV has assists on 42 of 94 field goals (44.7 percent) during its past three games.DID YOU KNOW: The San Diego State offense has recorded a turnover on only 16.4 percent of its possessions, which is the 29th-best rate in the country. The UNLV defense has forced opposing teams to turn the ball over on just 17.8 percent of all possessions (ranked 271st among Division I teams).___ For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and http://twitter.com/AP_Top25___This was generated by Automated Insights, http://www.automatedinsights.com/ap, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.com No. 4 San Diego St. looks to extend streak vs UNLV Associated Press February 21, 2020