Beltway Insider: Biden, Trump, Stimulus, EU COVID, Vaccine, China IP, NYT Shamed, Epstein Pimp, Jim Carrey

President-elect Biden continuing his transition, without an acknowledgement of defeat or concession from President Trump, has again made an historic choice naming former Democratic presidential challenger, South Bend, Indiana, mayor, Pete Buttigieg as Secretary of Transportation.

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  • World News: Belarus Crisis Forces European Union to Choose Power or Partner

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    The Belarusian crisis reveals in filigree all the limits of the European Union's diplomacy against Russia, an unwavering supporter of Alexander Lukashenko. It is up to the European Union to become a power and no longer a partner sometimes heard.

     
  • Op/Ed: The Courage to Trust Medical Care to Patients and Physicians

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    The days of trusting legislators to focus on a constituencies best interests are in the rear view as the main interest is parroting the necessary buzzwords for election and then consumed with banking lobbying money.

     
  • Brooklyn Review - A Classic Romantic Love Story

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    BROOKLYN, from Fox Searchlight Pictures, brings to the screen a story of hope, courage and bravery, of embracing the chance of finding a new life, of sacrifice, and the hope of the future and the eyes to see when destiny arrives.

     
  • Money News: Dow Caught in Bear Trap; European Markets Down; Asian Up

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    The DOW Jones Industrial Average, along European markets, fell to the bear over the past week even after July job numbers showed the economy still growing, albeit, slowly and unemployment remaining steady.

     
  • Extraterrestrial Review – Great Scary Fun from The Vicious Brothers

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    “Extraterrestrial,” from IFC Midnight Films, pits campy horror with heightened suspense and pulls off a winning foray into the Extraterrestrial, life on other planets, Area 51 horror space with authentic performances, credible special effects, and a realistic story.

     
  • Acclaimed Dance Artist Shamel Pitts Presents His Newest Production: Black Velvet -- Architectures And Archetypes

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    A collaboration with Brazilian dance artist Mirelle Martins and lighting artist Lucca del Carlo combines avant-garde, GaGa-inspired movements, and multimedia visual schemes to create Black Velvet - Architectures and Archetypes an original and all-new multidisciplinary dance production created by and featuring international dance artist Shamel Pitts.

     
  • Honeymoon In Vegas Review – Go For The Music, Stay For The Elvis Impersonators

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    Writing reviews to send out is actually quite difficult for me.  The truth is, I’m a theatre snob, and I’m pretty hard to please.  Without creative geniuses such as Rodgers and Hammerstein, Leonard Bernstein, or even Stephen Sondheim, it’s hard for me to give my endorsement.  Not this time.  You will love ‘Honeymoon In Vegas’.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Biden/Wuhan, China Threat, COVID/Vaccine Totals, Gun Violence, Memorial Day, USPS

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    President Biden announced this week he is asking the Intelligence Committee to redouble the effort to determine the origins of the coronavirus, as the initial report has been inconclusive in that it has not produced a majority opinion.

     
  • Home, Décor: Designing a Luxury Bathroom – Pre-Planning Guide for Guaranteed Success

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    Nothing is better than relaxing in a luxurious home spa after a long, hard day at work—after all, everyone needs a space in their home where they can rest and rejuvenate for the next day.

     
  • Business News: Michael Winkler New President and CEO Of Bentley Motors Inc.

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    Bentley Motors today announced that Michael Winkler will become President and Chief Executive Officer of Bentley Motors Inc., the regional office for Bentley Motors in the Americas, with effect from 1st April 2015. He succeeds Christophe Georges, who was recently appointed Director of Product and Marketing for Bentley's global organization.  

  • Two Majors Cities Hit With Mass Shooting Scares in One Day

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    Three days after a TSA agent was killed at LAX during a Mass Shooting, the Westfield Garden State Mall in Paramus, New Jersey and Central Connecticut State University Campus were both targeted by deranged individuals.

     
  • LA/NYC Arts: Morrison Hotel Gallery Hosts 50th Anniversary of Woodstock Celebrating with Michael Lang, John Sebastian & Henry Diltz

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    It was three days that lasted 50 years, and last night the Morrison Hotel Gallery at the Sunset Marquis Hotel in Los Angeles, held an exclusive VIP event that celebrated the 50th anniversary of the original Woodstock Music Festival from 1969.

     
  • Colorado Officials Find Remains of 170 People, Including Infant Boy, In Basement

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    The remains of 170 individuals who did not receive proper burial or cremation were discovered in the basement of a Montrose, Colorado funeral home after the property was purchased and the new funeral director began renovations.

     
  • Media Alert: di Rosa and the Northern California Wildfires

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    Due to the recent Northern California wildfires, di Rosa Center for Contemporary art is closed until further notice. This includes postponement of all events related to the upcoming exhibition Be Not Still: Living in Uncertain Times.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Trump Attends G20; Redefines Position; NASA; Scalise/ICU; Grenfell Tower Investigation

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    President Donald Trump has once again fumbled Presidential protocol and allowed his daughter, a positioned adviser to the President, to take his place during meetings with G7 Heads of State at the recent G20 Summit.