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President Trump to speak from Flight 93 National Memorial on September 11
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President Donald Trump will deliver remarks during this year’s observance ceremony at Flight 93 National Memorial in Pennsylvania on the anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks.
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The observance will be one of two ceremonies this year that honor the 40 passengers and crew members of Flight 93 on the 17th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. On Sunday, Tom Ridge, the first Homeland Security secretary and a former Pennsylvania governor, will keynote the dedication of the Tower of Voices, a 93-foot tall musical instrument that will serve as a visual and audible reminder of the heroism of those on board Flight 93. "We are honored that President Trump will be in attendance on September 11, representing our country to honor our 40 heroes,” said Families of Flight 93 President Gordon Felt. “The Families of Flight 93 are grateful to all those that have helped to bring Paul Murdoch's vision of a 93-foot Tower of Voices to completion. It marks the end of our journey to see a memorial honoring the courage and heroism of the passengers and crew members of Flight 93. The story of our 40 heroes and their collective actions have been preserved so that future generations will be able to remember the pain of September 11th as well as the hope and heroism that once again helped to define our nation."
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“I look back on the courageous actions of these 40 individuals with gratitude and awe,” said Governor Ridge. “Their extraordinary bravery will forever be preserved in this memorial. It is my hope that Americans will hear these chimes, walk the flight path, touch the Wall of Names, and feel a deep connection to these men and women that stood up in the face of tremendous adversity.”
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The 17th annual September 11 Observance will begin at 9:45 a.m. Tuesday, September 11, at the Memorial Plaza. At 10:03 a.m. – the moment Flight 93 crashed – the names of the passengers and crew members will be read and the Bells of Remembrance will be rung in their memory. The observance is open to the public and participants include: •Donald J. Trump, President of the United States of America •Secretary Ryan Zinke, U.S. Department of the Interior •Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf •Former Pennsylvania Gov. Mark Schweiker •Gordon Felt, President of the Families of Flight 93 •Reverend Paul Britton, brother of Marion R. Britton •United States Navy Brass Quintet Continued on pg. 2
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Dr. Roach regrets that he is unable to answer individual letters, but will incorporate them in the column whenever possible. Readers may email questions to ToYourGoodHealth@med. cornell.edu. To view and order health pamphlets, visit www.rbmamall.com, or write to Good Health, 628 Virginia Drive, Orlando, FL 32803.
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affect the body, and what can be done to get rid of them? — C.R. ANSWER: Certain yeasts, but especially the Candida species, are found on our skin, mucus membranes and GI tract. They normally live in balance with the 100 trillion or so bacteria we carry around. However, yeast can
Do coffee drinkers live longer? A new study looked at data to determine whether consuming coffee lowered the risk of premature death. This was not a small, short-term study. The data was collected for over a decade on a half-million people who’d been part of the U.K. Biobank study. It looked at all manner of health information and daily living, such as health history, smoking, drinking, exercise and coffee consumption, as well as exams and tests. Researchers then looked at all their information in terms of longevity in coffee drinkers. Here’s what they found: Risk reduction rose depending on the amount of coffee consumed. One cup a day gave an 8 percent lower risk of early death, compared to those who didn’t drink coffee. That rose to a 16 percent lower risk for those having six or seven cups. At eight cups or more per day, however, the rate fell to 14 percent. It didn’t matter what kind of coffee was consumed. It could be ground cof-fee, instant or filtered. It didn’t matter whether the coffee was regular or decaffeinated. Since both regular and decaf coffee had the same results, it’s not the caf-feine that helps reduce the risk of death. Bottom line is that, with all the many chemicals in coffee, they just don’t know what part of coffee is helping. A word of warning: Just because a study says coffee helps reduce risk of death, it doesn’t mean we should double or triple the amount we drink. That’s an individual thing and should be discussed with your doctor. If, for example, you already are on medica-tion for high blood pressure, even the small amount of caffeine in decaf cof-fee could have an impact on how effec-tive your medication is.
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If you’re a patient and you have a new cellphone number, you need to tell the Department of Veterans Affairs. It has a new system to remind patients about upcoming appointments, and thus far, it’s managed to reduce no-shows by more than 100,000 appointments. As of July, 319,000 appointments had been canceled in advance, opening up the time slots for others. The first reminder text message on your phone will come seven days in advance of the appointment, with a second one two days prior. When the call comes, follow the prompts in the message to confirm that you still want the appointment, or you can cancel it. If you have more than one appoint-ment the same day, you’ll get a mes-sage for each one. Be sure to respond to each one individually. na, to life-threatening, like a blooddisseminated invasive care and If borne, you’rewidely enrolled in VA health infection. Candida infection mucus mem- you’re previously enteredofa cell number, branes is usually caused by changes in our bacteria, especially after If theyou use of automatically enrolled. need to antibiotics. The antibiotics kill the bacteria they arenumber, supposed toor (hopefully), change that if you get a but they also may kill the healthy bacteria that assist digestion (leading cellphone for us thein first time, let them know to diarrhea or worse), and this allows the other to grow. when youbacteria checkand in yeast or out. If you don’t want Some people with genetic faults in theirmessages immune system predisposed these andare want to opt out, reply to chronic candida infections. These The Case Against are uncommon but can be severe, andwon’t get STOP to any message and you may require treatment by specialists, Hydrogen Peroxide such as infectious disease doctors and more of them. Later, to restart your appointDEAR DR. ROACH: My dental immunologists. hygienist recommends rinsing your The life-threatening yeast infecgohappen to a previous reminder mouth with hydrogen peroxide ment tionsalerts, generally in people with to kill germs after flossing. Late- severe illness and with poor immune and type in START. ly I have heard the using too much message system function. hydrogen peroxide can be harmful. These messages*** are only for clinic What are your thoughts? — T.W. DEAR DR. ROACH: I have been ANSWER: Hydrogen peroxide is appointments, diagnosed withnotFuchs’ corneal for getting labs, a powerful antiseptic that has some dystrophy by an ophthalmologist, usefulness for household objects; whom I saw for an eye exam recentcommunity care or telephone clinics. If however, I don’t recommend it as an ly. Would you please tell me more oral rinse. It is too toxic to tissues. In about this disease? Is there any getting letters or automated calls, a 1993 study, even hydrogen peroxide you’re treatment? What can I expect in the solutions diluted to half and quarter future? It is getting harder to read still get those. strengths caused damage to mucous you’ll and do close work. — N.O. membranes and caused “overwhelmANSWER: dystrophy a point,Fuchs’ only the clinicisname is ingly negative subjective reactions.” At this Thus they were not recommended for condition of older eyes, which happens when in the innermost inthe thecells message. However, the VA is oral care. A regular mouthwash is a included much better choice, and your dentist lining of the cornea (the translucent, colorlesson front part oftotheexpand eye) degena way the information can prescribe a medicated mouthwash working erate, causing, initially, deposits in the if needed. cornea and later swelling of the correceive in the remind-er and give more Incidentally, I don’t recommend you hydrogen peroxide for cleaning cuts nea. The disease has a complex genetic pattern of inheritance, and tends to about your appointment. and abrasions, either. It isn’t effective details at inhibiting bacterial growth. I recom- progress slowly. Treatments include lenses to “bandage” the the calling youcontact have questions about how mend careful cleaning with mild soap If soft and water or saline and an antibiotic cornea, and eyedrops. Transplant surgery ofworks, the affected lining the corsystem go to theofFAQ at www.va.gov/ ointment like Bacitracin. nea (called Descemet’s membrane), *** or the whole cornea, is the definitive HEALTH/VEText.asp and scroll to the DEAR DR. ROACH: I have heard treatment. of yeast infections, but I don’t know bottom of the page. *** what causes them. How do they
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Using marinades based on hot pep-pers and herb combinations was cre-Jerk marinades are a wonderful way to add spice and a touch of the Caribbean to your baroque menu. This recipe for Jerk Pork uses the traditional marinade recipe; however, other spices can be incorporated to create your own flavorful variation. JERK PORK Jerk marinades typically use Grilled Jerk Pork Brings the Heat Scotch Bonnet peppers, one of the hottest peppers in the Caribbean dishes exhibit the influence of a world. Remember to always wide variety of cultures and cuisines, including British, Dutch, French, Spanish, wear gloves when preparing East Indian, West African, Portuguese and fresh peppers. It’s best to Chinese. The cooking technique that made remove the stems and seeds Jamaica famous is the spicy jerk marinade with your gloved fingers or that’s used for both meats and veg-etables. The name is derived from the way the meat is paring knife. Removing the seeds doesn’t affect the poked or “jerked” with a sharp object to create the holes where spices are inserted. flavor, but greatly decreases Jerk cooking dates back to the Carib-Arawak the heat. Afterward,always Indians who inhab-ited Jamaica in the 17th wash your hands thoroughly century. After capturing an ani-mal and with soap and cold water, thorough-ly cleaning it, the carcass was “jerked,” and the resulting holes were stuffed with and clean any utensils or surfaces you have used. a variety of spices. Hot peppers and herbs
BBQ season has started, and what's better than a burger cooked over an open flame? 16 ounces extra-lean ground sirloin beef or turkey breast 1/3 cup grated carrots 1/3 cup grated zucchini 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper 1/3 cup chopped onion 1 tablespoon smoke-flavored barbecue sauce 1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce 1 tablespoon taco seasoning 6 wheat hamburger buns 1. In a large bowl, combine meat, carrots, zucchini, green pepper and onion. Stir in barbecue sauce, soy sauce and taco seasoning. Using a 1/3-cup measuring cup as a guide, form into 6 patties.
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were plentiful on the islands and were used as a preservative before refrigeration was available. The combination of spices also acted as a marinade and a way to tenderize tough cuts of wild game. To cook the jerked meat, the Indians dug a deep pit and lined it with stones. The pit was filled with green pimento wood, which, when burned, would smoke heavily and add to the flavor. The holes that were “jerked” into the meat also allowed heat to escape without loss of moisture.
1/3 cup vegetable oil 1/3 cup distilled white vinegar 4 green onions, chopped 2 cloves garlic, chopped 2 to 5 Scotch Bonnet peppers, seeded and minced, to taste 3 bay leaves 3 peppercorns 1 tablespoon dried ground cinnamon 3 to 4 whole allspice berries, lightly crushed 1teaspoon ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 3 pounds pork chops, about 1 inch thick 1. Combine the oil and vinegar in a small bowl. Stir in the green onions, garlic, peppers, bay leaves, peppercorns, cinnamon, allspice, pepper and nutmeg. 2. Trim any excess fat from the pork chops. Place pork chops in a re-sealable plastic bag. Pour the spice mixture over them, coating each chop well. Put the bag of pork chops in a baking pan and place in the refrigerator to mari-nate for up to 24 hours, turning once or twice every four hours. 3. Allow the chops to come to room temperature before grilling. Heat the grill until the coals are somewhat white with ash; the flame should be low. Place the chops on the grill and cover with the lid. Grill for 5 to 10 minutes per side, until the chops are no longer pink in the center. Serves 4 to 6. *** Angela Shelf Medearis is an awardwinning children’s author, culinary historian and the author of seven cookbooks. Her new cook-book is “The Kitchen Diva’s Diabetic Cookbook.” Her website is www. divapro.com. To see how-to videos, recipes and much, much more, Like Angela Shelf Medearis, The Kitchen Diva! on Facebook. Recipes may not be reprinted without permission from Angela Shelf Medearis. © 2018 King Features Synd., Inc., and Angela Shelf Medearis
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Pennsylvania Republican Party
Chairman Val DiGiorgio congratulates Pearl Kim on becoming the Republican nominee for the special election in Pennsylvania’s 7th Congressional District Republican conferees from the current 7th Congressional District selected Pearl Kim to be the nominee for the special election to be held for the district on November 6, 2018. In response, Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Val DiGiorgio, made the following statement:
Scott Wagner Must Immediately Fire Transphobic Campaign Consultant Ray Zaborney And Campaign Manager Jason High September 7, 2018 Today, the Pennsylvania Democratic Party is calling on Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott Wagner to immediately fire campaign consultant Ray Zaborney following a Billy Penn report that he shared a transphobic meme in a group text with top Wagner campaign officials. He must also fire campaign manager Jason High, who was included in the group text and failed to denounce Zaborney’s shameful actions. “Scott Wagner must immediately fire campaign consultant Ray Zaborney for his despicable, transphobic actions and campaign manager Jason High for failing to denounce Zaborney,” said Mike Mikus, senior communications advisor for the Pennsylvania Democratic Party. “Pennsylvanians deserve a governor who will stand up for everyone in the commonwealth, but Wagner has already made clear that he is not that leader. Just recently, he said that he would consider signing a bill to make same sex marriage illegal. Scott Wagner as governor would take Pennsylvania backwards. Scott Wagner needs to take immediate action to fire Zaborney and High.” ate. • Ken Krawchuk for Governor. • Kathy Smith for Lieutenant Governor.
“Pearl Kim is one of the most exciting young candidates running for Congress this year and I would like to congratulate her on being nominated. “Pearl’s moderate pro-law enforcement and pro-taxpayer platform stands in stark contrast to the radical left-wing positions of her opponent. “As we move toward the mid-term and special elections in November, the Republican Party of Pennsylvania will continue to exert every effort to keep this seat red and elect pro-growth Republican candidates up and down the ticket.” ----------------------------------------------------------
We are still looking for candidates for State Representative, State Senate, and U.S. Congress in many districts.
he LPPA NEEDS YOUR HELP petitioning its statewide candidates onto the ballot. • Dale Kerns for U.S. Sen-
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The United States Marijuana Party is a motivated group of Americans who are tired of living in fear of their government because of marijuana prohibition. We are fed up with the in-trusion into our personal lives, with urine testing at work and at school, with armed home invasions, and with the possibility of prison because of a plant. WE are patriotic citizens who firmly believe in the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. WE are striving hard to have all 50 states represented by Nov. 2020! Tom Johnson, PA Chairperson Join Tom in Pennsylvania! PA Facebook Group
• Neal Gale, US Senate • Paul Glover, Governor • Jocolyn Bowser-Bostick, • Lt Governor • Jay Sweeney, State Senate 20th District • Jay Ting Walker, State House 23rd District • • Garrett Wasserman, State House 45th District The Green Party of Pennsylvania is an independent political party that stands in opposition to the two corporate parties ties. Our 2018 candidates will promote public policy based on the Green Party four pillars: Grassroots
This translates to 8,333 to 10,000 raw signatures to give us a reasonable buffer if some signatures are challenged. Please download our statewide nomination paper at lppa.org and print it out on double sided legal paper. Please send in as many signatures as you can. Every bit helps, and many hands get light work. We would greatly appreciate it if you would fill a sheet with 50 signatures, but
even if you only collect your own signature and a few family members it is still worth mailing in the form (a lot of people collecting a few signatures each adds up). Please mail completed petitions to: Krawchuk ‘18 PO Box 260 Cheltenham, PA 19012
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By Samantha Weaver • It was American astronomer, astrophysicist and author Carl Sagan who made the following sage observation: “The fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.” • It’s not clear why lawmakers in the state of Alabama once thought it necessary to pass a law forbidding the operation of a vehicle while wearing a blindfold. • Though coffee has been around for about 700 years, instant coffee wasn’t invented until 1906. By George Washington. Of course not that George Washington. The man who made coffee more convenient — and less palatable — was from Belgium. • There seems to be quite a rivalry between the towns of Rosehill, North Carolina, and Wilmington, Delaware. Both locales claim to be the home of the world’s largest frying pan, with a diameter of 10 feet. This begs some questions, of course: How many eggs are being fried at once to require such a large piece of cookware? And what sort of stove is required to heat such a mammoth pan? • If you’re like the average American, you’ll eat about 35,000 cookies in your lifetime. • Those who study such things say that 70 percent of southern Nevada’s water use goes through the sprinklers for golf courses and lawns in Las Vegas. • It’s not surprising that the word “fondue” comes from the French verb “fondre,” which means “to melt.” • Do you know anyone who is xanthodontous? If so, you might want to refer them to someone specializing in cosmetic dentistry. “Xanthodontous” means “having yellow teeth.” *** Thought for the Day: “Laughter is a form of internal jogging.” — Norman Cousins
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nitrous oxide, can cause temporary hearing loss, but nitrous oxide is not used as often during surgery as it once was.
Hearing Loss Indeed Possible After Surgery
Changes in the fluid pressure in the ear also can cause both temporary and permanent hearing loss. Finally, antibiotics given around the time of an operation can cause hearing loss.
DEAR DR. ROACH: I have an DEAR DR. ROACH: I recently itchy-ear problem. It even wakes me up at night. I’ve tried had a hip replacement. I Cortizone-10, hydrogen peroxide am 84, with hearing loss. My family says my hearing solution, ear baths and cotton swabs. Nothing seems to work is worse after the for long. Can you help me? — operation. My daughter G.P. talked with several seniors who experienced the same thing. They think it has to do with the anesthesia. Fact or fiction? — D.W ANSWER: Possibly fact. Hearing loss is a known and rare occurrence after surgery, and there are several ways in which it can happen. You mentioned anesthesia: Several anesthetic agents, especially
ANSWER: Stop the hydrogen peroxide — it is very drying and can dam-age the sensitive skin in the ear. The hydro-cortisone should work for many common conditions, but if it hasn’t, then your regular doctor, a dermatolo-gist or ENT doctor should take a look in your ear and see what is going on. Seborrheic dermatitis and eczema are common conditions that can affect the skin in the ear.
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prospec-tive Democratic presidential candi-dates has endorsed the policy, while about a third of the Democratic mem-bers of the House have joined a caucus devoted to it. The good news for Sanders and Co. is that, in the wake of the failure of an attempted GOP repeal of Obama care, the health care debate is clearly mov-ing left. The bad news is that Medicare-for-all is still a completely batty, politically inserious idea. The new study of its costs, from the conservative Mercatus Center, concludes that Medicare-for-all would increase federal spending by almost $33 trillion during the first 10 years. The study notes that “it would be less expensive to the federal government to triple all projected appropriations,” and that “doubling all currently pro-
All of this is why the natural gravi-ty in a single-payer system is toward brute-force price controls and rationing to control costs. President Barack Obama had to promise that if you like your health care you can keep it because any change to private insurance is so tox-ic. Medicare-for-all would replace the employer-based system entirely for more than 150 million people. It wouldn’t matter how much they liked their insurance — it would be gone as a matter of definition. Republicans need to continue to develop and push their own ideas to reduce health care costs and adjust to the new reality where socialism doesn’t simply represent a laugh line, but a battle that needs to be won.
Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review.© 2018 by King Features Synd., Inc.
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so many candidates in her party are running away from Pelosi as hard as they’re running for their congressional seat. If they can’t channel their antiTrump frenzy into voter turnout, then in the words of Rep. Jim Clyburn, a member of Pelosi’s leadership team, “If we’re still in the minority, all of us have got to go.” It is not overstating it to argue that this election, as much as any in our history, will define the United States of America. Even though he’s not on the ballot, his fellow countrymen and Turnout Is Fair Game women will be deciding whether to It’s not something he does very reject or accept Donald Trump’s record often, but this time President Donald as president after nearly two years of Trump was telling the truth when, in racism, misogyny, outright stupidihis rambles before the gun nuts — aka ty and autocratic tendencies, as well the National Rifle Association Con- as his constant lying. Is such a person vention in Dallas — he pointed nough is enough. Theouttime the one who should continue to lead that the upcoming midterms will be this country? It’s the first chance since determined by voter turnout. has come for the media to Trump had his election handed to him Turnout is always the be-all and by the feckless opposition, with a little reclaim our roletoand end-all when it comes any election, help from his friend Vladimir Putin, but it’s particularly vital in this one. for the citizens of the United States to aggressively cover Trump The Democrats will get thethe chance to make it clear what we stand for. demonstrate whether they can abandon adminis-tration without the And it’s not just one campaign, it’s 470 their usual backbiting and lethargy, and for Congress alone — all 435 House insteadWe channel all thedisre-gard anti-Trump hor-the fear. must seats are up for grabs and 35 in the Senror into crowds at polling places. ate. That probably will make it difficult constant bullying by him and Donald Trump is not even on the for the Russians to steal all of them. 2018 ballot. It’s a race to control ConBut those other adversaries of U.S. his accessories after the gress, but he recognizes that if Dems democracy, the big-money contributors, take over the GOP-majority Senate or “alternative facts,” aka will be spreading their financial poison House, his presidency is in deep doo- over most of the races. Already they are flunkies, aka stooges. doo. The opposition will be empow- dumping huge amounts. Through hook ered to constantly harass him and even and crook — mainly crook — they can The new the blockpay isfor misleading ads that smear anyimpeach himstooge if the starson align. He is well-aware that he needs to one they decide they need to oppose. Bill Shine, forced out as a top create more passion on the right, even Still, the wild card is the wild man. for those the party whoafter are lesslawsuits than Donald Trump is impervious to scandal dog at inFox News enthusiastic about him. They are even with those in his base. If the opposition charged himabout with enabling all less enthusiastic the Democrats, can’t match their turnout, it will be the who are doing everything they can to scandal that indelibly stains the nation. of Roger sexual overcome theAiles’ divisionsalleged that invariably define them. That would imme- Bob Franken is an Emmy Award-winoutrages. Already, the D’s are bickering over ning reporter who covered Washingdiately endear him to Donald whether they’ll stick with Nancy Pelo- ton, D.C., for more than 20 years. si as speaker of the House if they take © 2018 Bob Franken Trump, and sure her enough, Distributed by King Features Syndicate, Inc. over. The R’s demonize nonstop, now
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to effortlessly slide from an amorphous, wide-ranging investigation into Russian meddling into anindividual amorjected federal and corporate phous, wide-ranging investigation income tax (Rosenstein collections would be insufinto obstruction of justice. followed up later with a more specific memo toficient Mueller.) to finance the added federal costs Now, judging the leaked questions, of theby plan.” obstruction is the lion’s share of Mueller’s work. Absent smoking Supporters ofguns thethatidea impeached the we aren’t aware of (always possible), credibility of the findings based on their this is bizarre and disproportionate. We now have an extensive obstrucsource,carried yet out a study tion investigation by inves-by the centrist Urban tigators who haven’t been obstructed. Institute in 2016 found exactly the same the Mueller Probe There’s been an intense focus, for on Trump’s Oval Office disRod Rosenstein is doing a star turn instance,thing. as principled defender of the law, but cussion with then-FBI Director Coma theoretical goingcosts easy onaren’t Michael merely Flyhe’sbegun. performedWe abysmally as deputy a ey aboutThe t’s are having attorney general, and President Don- nn. But as Andy McCarthy also notes, matter. Vermont, the home of Bernie ald Trump would be fully justified in no one went easy on Flynn, who pled debate over socialism. guilty toSanders, lying to the FBI. firing him. abandoned a single-payer NotTheover whether leaked questions it’s that fair specialto Regardless, current Justice Departsays the president can’tDemocratic gover-nor counsel Robert Mueller wants to ask ment guidance proposal after the call Democrats socialists. be indicted. If Mueller takes heed, he is Trump in a prospective deposition are,Not concluded that wasn’t fiscally to indicting underlings andit writif accurate, a sign thatsocialism Mueller has spun over wheth-er has limited ing reports on his findings, with Conout of control on Rosenstein’s watch. sustainable. Despite its Democratic Thegood questions by Trump’s orgress the most important consumer. been for(drafted Vene-zuela This means Mueller is, in effect, California the legal team after consultations with supermajorities, gave up on a some other faraway,suggest unforMueller’s investigators) a lead investigative counsel for a proHouse impeachmentproposal commitlast year for the free-floating investigation of the presi- spectivesingle-payer tunate country. Butbysocialist dent’s motives, undertaken a subor- tee. It’s an important position, just not reason — the should be housed within the projected cost was dinate of the president. unlike one thatsame policies right hereThis inisthe branch. any special counsel investigation executive twice as much as the state budget. Rod Rosenstein is ultimately responwe’ve ever seen and represents a sigUnited States. sible forThe the state of this investigation. nificant distortion of our system. upside is that Medicare-for-all ThePerpress attention a new the questions, Muellerto wants to On the merits, he should be fired and purports to save on overall health care replaced by someone willing to exercise know how Trump reacted to news stostudy costsPost. of “Medicare ries in of Thethe Washington What he proper oversight of the special counsel. spending bywould ratcheting down payments to A more practical lever be to FBIuniversal Director James Comforthought all,”ofor health Rosensteincare to recuse himself. ey during the transition. How he feels push forhealth providers. Medicare does As a party to the firing of James Comabout his attorney coverage paidgeneral. for by the be overseeing a probe These questions grow out of an ey, he shouldn’t indeed pay less to hospitals than private government thatprobe goes muchin which he’s a witness. obstruction-of-justice centered, butHouse it’sposnot clear that this would To thisinsurers, point, the White as far as we can tell, on Trump’s exerfurther than Obamacare, ture toward the Mueller investigation cise of the legitimate powers of theis a be sustainable if hospitals could count on and hope it goes presidency. sign that it is a live issue. has been to cooperate a root-and-branch legal What makes Mueller different is that away, when only Medicare-level payments. his predecessors by wereBernie given the mis- and constitutional challenge to MuelPopularized is now Medicare-for-all what’s called for. sion of investigating specific alleged ler’s work Since would elimi-nate Sanders, crimes. As Medicare-for-all my National Review col- is Surely, Mueller will want to ask insurance premiums and provide health questions about such an effort, too — league McCarthy has repeatnot justAndrew a fringy left-wing edly pointed out, Rod Rosenstein because he’s the unbounded investigacare free charge, it would create an of theof Trump era. mentioned no crimes in his initial talking point anymore. It’s atory ombudsman order to Mueller, a violation of the speincentive for more usage, and more Rich Lowry is editor of the National plank of aregulations. growing element of cial counsel Review. This amorphous, wide-ranging guidhealth care expenditures. theance Democratic Party.Mueller A raft of © 2018 by King Features Synd., Inc. appears to have allowed
— The entire press corps needs to pull out: That’s right, physically aban-don the White House. Do the journal-istic job of holding the administration accountable from their bureaus and offices. Proximity gains them nothing, particularly since, as we’ve witnessed, reporters are expected to grovel. All that’s sacrificed is the White House backdrop in the TV live shots. — No more live coverage of Trump events: Obviously there would be exceptions, such as when he does stuff that is important. When he gives away the national interest to the Vlad-imir Putins and Kim Jong Uns of this world, take it live, by all means, but not the staged events and political rallies. Sure, show them in their entirety, but only on a tapedelayed basis, after the networks have had a chance to identify all his lies and exaggerations, and as he spouts them, present the facts on the screen’s lower-third. — Label his tweets as dangerous nonsense when they are: Or ignore them as superficial childish tantrums when they are that. — Press charges against those who impede Trump coverage: If the local authorities won’t cooperate, press fed-eral charges against them. — Also press charges against the president if he incites someone to take illegal action against reporters: True, the criminal charges can’t be prosecut-ed while he’s in office, but that won’t be forever. In addition, he can be sued. I realize that each of these bullet points might be shot down as unwork-able or revised, but some variation definitely would be better than the timid response we’ve seen thus far. Otherwise, these assaults against the public’s need to know will get worse. Actually, it does every day. Now the boss man is tweeting that the press is “unpatriotic” and endangering “the lives of many.” The only patriotic thing for journalists to do is to get more aggressive with him and his fellow truth molesters. Democracy can sur-vive only with robust media. Neutered news inevitably leads to autocracy.
he’s the new White House communications direc-tor, where he’s taken his obvious tal-ent for managing up by becoming the Don’s latest enforcer. The latest victim is CNN correspon-dent Kaitlan Collins. After POTUS raged at Collins’ routinely impertinent questions at a photo-op, Shine banned her from covering an open press event later in the day. That followed his chewing her out in his office. Apparently, Collins handled the meeting in a classy way. Once again, the various news orga-nizations screamed bloody murder at this latest Trump media thuggery, but this is far beyond the usual wimpy statements of solidarity. It’s time for those who cover this gang to take stronger action. After a bit of © 2018 Bob Franken thought, I have some Distributed by King Features Syndicate, Inc. suggestions:
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PA GOP asks Democratic Congressional candidates whether they support Pelosi, Socialists, and/or Maxine Waters At a news conference Wednesday afternoon, Pennsylvania Republican Party Chairman Val DiGiorgio announced that the state Republican Party has sent a three question survey to all 18 Democrats running for Congress in Pennsylvania to ask them whether or not they will support Nancy Pelosi, if they support the agenda of the Democratic Socialists of America, and/or if they support Congresswoman Maxine Waters’ call to publicly bully Trump administration officials.
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“Pennsylvania Democratic Congressional candidates have been silent on these matters important to voters in making their decision about who to vote for for Congress,” said Chairman DiGiorgio. “With a Democratic Party increasingly moving to the left, Pennsylvanians deserve to know where their candidates stand on these issues.” The surveys were mailed Wednesday morning. In addition to directly mailing the surveys, postcard-sized copies of the survey will be distributed to county Republican committees to be distributed to Democratic congressional candidates on a grassroots basis. “The more that Pennsylvania Democrats remain silent about a radical socialist agenda that disrespects taxpayer dollars and incites violence, the more they are complicit in it,” Chairman DiGiorgio added. “It’s time these candidates go on record so that voters truly know who they will be supporting this November.”
Ahead of Labor Day weekend, we are calling out anti-worker hack Scott Wagner who would refuse to stand up for hardworking Pennsylvanians if elected governor. Last week, Wagner said he is refusing to release his tax returns because he doesn’t want his employees to unionize after finding out how much he makes. As the York Dispatch wrote, “Using his disdain for unions as a phony excuse for not releasing his tax returns is a slap in the face to every taxpayer in the state — especially for union workers.”
Unfortunately, these comments fall directly in line with Wagner’s extreme anti-worker record. He supports so-called “Right-toWork” legislation, opposes teachers’ unions, and wants to eliminate prevailing wage laws. He has even called unemployed people and underemployed people making the minimum wage lazy and said that he did not believe anyone in Pennsylvania was paid minimum wage.
“It’s not surprising that Scott Wagner wants to hide his salary from his workers so that he can continue lining his own pockets,” said Mike Mikus, senior communications advisor for the Pennsylvania Democratic Party. “Wagner has spent his career supporting policies that would weaken unions, roll back worker protections, and make it more difficult for the hardworking families of Pennsylvania to get by. Scott Wagner as governor would not stand up for the Pennsylvanian worker.”
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Background “Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott Wagner said he will not release a tax return because his income is nobody else’s business and he suggested that labor unions will use it to try to organize workers at the non-union waste-hauling business he owns.” [AP, 8/21/18] “During Monday’s forum in Harrisburg, state Sen. Scott Wagner and attorney Laura Ellsworth both said they support right-to-work legislation. ‘We need to become a right-to-work state. What it would do for us is just amazing,’ Wagner said.” [York Daily Record, 4/16/18] “Wagner hates the sway he says the unions hold over government. He doesn’t try to hide it either. Union leaders have noticed his name on every anti-union bill that comes along, from paycheck protection to eliminating prevailing wage on public works projects. At Penn Waste, he runs a nonunion shop.” [PennLive, 1/05/17] “I am not in favor of raising the minimum wage to $12. I don’t really know of anyone who is paying minimum wage now because you can’t find anybody.” [Scott Wagner Coffee and Donuts in York, 3/31/17] “‘…I’m not in favor of the $10, $12, $15 [wage] or whatever.’ So why back a hike at all? ‘To get rid of the conversation,’ he said. ‘The conversation has been going on way too long.’” [Pittsburgh PostGazette, 1/12/17]
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Craft a Bird Feeder From Recycled Milk Jug
1. Place the mug upside down in the middle of one side of the jug about 1 1/2 inches from the base. Trace the semicircle shape. An adult should cut out the shape with scissors. Repeat 1.on Which group released a cover of “Heartaches” in opposite, or all sides. 2. For hanging, an adult should poke 1961? two holes opposite each other on the 2. Who was Murray the K? top near the cap. Loop wire or twine through holes. 3. Which group released “The Pusher,” and when? 3. Paint and let dry. 4. Decorate with stickers and glue 4.on Name the America song that orig-inally was called sticks for a “roof.” Let dry.
“The Desert Song.” 5. What song that contains this lyric: “Where, where did my innocence go? How, how was a young girl to know? I’m trapped, trapped in the spell of your eyes.”
Flash Back Answers 1. The Marcels. The song first came out in 1931. 2. Murray Kaufman was a DJ from the 1950s to the ‘70s. He considered himself the fifth Beatles, and even appeared as himself in the 1978 Beatle-mania film “I Wanna Hold Your Hand.” 3. Steppenwolf, in 1968. The song was used in the 1969 film “Easy Rid-er,” along with another Steppenwolf song, “Born to Be Wild.” 4. “A Horse With No Name.” The group considered it a novelty song and didn’t expect it to do as well as it did. 5. “A Little More Love,” by Olivia Newton-John, in 1979. It was the 17th most popular song on the Billboard magazine list for that year. The song was used 27 years later in the animat-ed film “Monster House.” © 2018 King Features Synd., Inc.
—1 clean, gallon recycled plastic juice or milk jug with label removed and cap on — standard coffee mug for a pattern —scissors —thick wire or heavy twine for hanging —nontoxic acrylic paint and paintbrush
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5. If you wish, add perches by poking holes under the “windows” and inserting sticks. 6. Scoop birdseed inside. Hang from a tree or bird feeder stand. As birds come, identify them, take pictures and talk about your sightings.
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Swish! Swish! Swish! The chubby brush goes in all directions on a big sheet of easel paper. “Jameson loves to paint,” says mom and athletic trainer Natalie Whitfield. I want to encourage his love for art, so it was time to find something to paint on that isn’t just paper (or potentially our house),” she says with an “I know where this joy of painting could lead” kind of expression. “How about making and painting a bird feeder?” she thought — and do it the recycling way with a plastic milk jug. She and her 3-year-old made a plan for their first big craft project, and then went to a store to choose paint and shiny stickers. Supplies for the “roof” became a second outing — a naturewalk adventure to collect twigs. Just the right ones. The project was a success. “He had a great time painting and decorating, so we decided to make two more for Mother’s Day gifts for his grandmothers,” she said. Are you looking for simple outdoor projects to enjoy with your kids this summer? A feeder for fine feathered friends is a good starter craft, and together with your child’s creative flourishes, it makes a unique Father’s Day gift, too. (Or, assemble all the supplies to make the feeder, put them in a box and wrap it up with a bow for a gift Dad or Grandfather can enjoy making together with your child.)
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—waterproof adhesive decorations (optional) —3-inch sticks —glue or outdoor Mod Podge —birdseed
1. Which group released “Brown Sugar”? 2. “Abigail Beecher” went to No. 16 on the charts in 1964. Who released it, and who was Abigail Beecher, according to the lyrics? 3. Who wrote and released “Kentucky Woman”? 4. Who was the first to record “A Little Bitty Tear”? 5. Name the song that contains this lyric: “The scales are sometimes unbalanced, And you bear the weight of all that has to be, I hope you see that you can lean on me.” Answers 1. The Rolling Stones, in 1971. The song actually was recorded in 1969, but the release was delayed due to legal snarls with the band’s previous label. “Brown Sugar” ranks No. 5 on the list of Rolling Stone’s 100 Greatest Guitar Songs of All Time. 2. Freddy Cannon. Abigail Beecher was his history teacher. 3. Neil Diamond, in 1967. Deep Purple followed the next year with their own cover. 4. Burl Ives, in 1961. 5. “Giving You the Best That I Got,” by Anita Baker, in 1988. The song came out in time to qualify for nominations at the 1989 Grammy Awards. The album, however, was delayed and had to wait until 1990. Baker won the Best Female R&B Vocal Performance for the album. © 2018 King Features Synd., Inc.
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Uncommon Cures High Blood Pressure Prevention By Albert Magnus One of the simplest, most-often-overlooked strategies to prevent high blood pressure is, literally, right under your nose-- deep breathing exercises. Try the following technique, adapted from Chinese medicine: 1. Take a slow, deep breath through the nose, allowing the lower sections of the lungs, then the rest of the lungs, to fill with air
3. Repeat these inhale/exhale workouts four to five times a day, even if only for a few minutes at a time. (at red lights in traffic or perhaps each time the email beeps) . The potential benefits include lower blood pressure, increased relaxation and heightened immune defenses, according to practitioners of Chinese medicine.
2. Exhale slowly for 10 seconds, either silently or with an audible sigh, to remind yourself that the lengthy breath has been completed
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Many players seem to regard the trump coup as beyond their capabili-ties, but there is really no good reason for this. In most cases where the coup can be utilized, dealer learns fairly early in the play that the trumps are not divided normally, and all he has to do is to take a few basic steps to over-come the bad break.Here is a typical case. West leads
a club against four spades, and East takes dummy’s queen with the ace and returns a club. Declarer has no need for a discard and also wants to initiate the trumps by leading one from his hand, so he ruffs the club. But when he next plays a low spade toward the jack and West shows out, South must find a way to limit East to two trump tricks. The only way this can be done is by means of a trump coup. So when East takes the jack of spades with the king and returns a club, South ruffs. This is in accor-dance with the basic principle that to execute a trump coup, you must reduce your own trump length to that of your opponent. Declarer then leads a low heart to the jack and returns a trump. Let’s say East takes the ace — his play doesn’t really matter — and returns still another club. Again South ruffs. This reduces his trump holding to the Q-9, which are comfortably ensconced over East’s 10-8. The coup is now ready to be executed. South overtakes the queen of hearts with dummy’s king and cashes the A-K-Q of diamonds, discarding his ace of hearts. Dummy’s last two cards are a heart and a diamond, and when declarer leads one of them, East’s trumps are couped. © 2018 King Features Syndicate Inc.
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St. Luke’s Episcopal Church W 215 844-8544: 5421 Germantown Avenue Tue. 9 - 11 am, Thurs. 4:30 - 6:30 pm Sat. 12 noon - 2 pm Holsey Temple Christian Methodist Church 215 848-2210: 5305 Germantown Avenue Sun. 9 am & Tue. 11 am -1 pm REV 3/2018
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September 2018 | PHILADELPHIA DAWNING OF A NEW DAY | 11 Burton Leon Reynolds Jr. (February 11, 1936 – September 6, 2018) was an American actor, director and producer. He first rose to prominence starring in television series such as Gunsmoke (1962– 1965), Hawk (1966), and Dan August (1970–1971). His breakout film role was as Lewis Medlock in Deliverance (1972). Reynolds played the leading role in a number of subsequent box office hits, such as The Longest Yard (1974), Smokey and the Bandit (1977), Semi-Tough (1977), Hooper (1978), Smokey and the Bandit II (1980), The Cannonball Run (1981) and The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1982). After a few box office failures, Reynolds returned to television, starring in the sitcom Evening Shade (1990–1994). He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Boogie Nights (1997).
Governor Wolf Urges Legislature to Support Workplace Protections Against Sexual Harassment and Discrimination September 06, 2018
Reynolds in a publicity photo for Dan August (1970) Born Burton Leon Reynolds Jr. February 11, 1936 Lansing, Michigan, U.S. Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today renewed his call for passage of a package of reforms he announced in April that will strengthen protections against sexual harassment and discrimination for employees, provide new legal options for victims and hold those who are responsible accountable for their actions. The House Labor and Industry Committee today held a second hearing on the legislative package.
Died September 6, 2018 (aged 82) Jupiter, Florida, U.S.
“The #Me Too movement has encouraged many survivors to come forward and their strength must continue to change our workplaces and our culture,” said Governor Wolf. “Workplace discrimination or sexual harassment are unacceptable, and millions of Pennsylvania workers deserve this protection now, not more delays and studies. This is the time for action and I urge the legislature to pass these commonsense reforms, so I can sign them into law.”
Occupation Actor, director, producer Years active 1958–2018
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• “Restore the shine on dull buttons by painting them with a coat of clear nail polish. I’ve renewed the buttons on my cardigan several times this way. I think it also strengthens the threads holding the buttons on.” — R.H. in Maine • “Turn a regular bra into a racerback strap with a simple paperclip. Just tuck both arm straps into the paperclip and adjust the point on your back where they come together. This has saved me when I had a nice tank top under a light jacket but then wanted to remove the jacket without my straps showing.” — A.J. in California • A paintbrush makes it really easy to clean out the crevices in your car. You can tape it to a ruler to get a longer reach and use it between the chairs and the center console, where there are a lot of crumbs but it’s hard to reach. • “I found an all-plastic mattress cover, meant to be a protection against spills or wetting the bed. I use it instead to protect my outside picnic
• It was French author, philosopher and journalist Albert Camus who made the following sage observation: “Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.” • Famously flamboyant country singer and songwriter Dolly Parton once entered a Dolly Parton look-alike contest — and she lost. • If you’re a sailor you’re probably familiar with the hazards of being out on the water: high seas, storms, hidden reefs. You probably wouldn’t count whales among the dangers, but you’d be wrong. In 2010, on a day sail out of Table Bay inHarbor in South Africa, An Italian national parish founded 1898 and shuttered in 1937, the church known locally as Buon Consiglio played a pivotal role in the community life of South a couple on a 30-foot sailboat were Philadelphia's growing Italian immigrant community during its brief and tumultuous whale-watching got and tooPeople, the existence. As recounted by Richard Julianiwhen is his book,one Priest, Parish, parishioners' fierce opposition to the sudden closure of their small but beloved church close for comfort. A 40-ton whale they exacerbated the already strained relations between South Philadelphia's Italian been viewing right next later as a Catholics andhad the Archdiocese for years, andbreached is still remembered generations defining moment in the community's history. to the boat and landed on the deck, breaking theimmigrant mast population and then By 1897, South Philadelphia'soff Italian wasthrashbooming— approaching 30,000—and St. Mary Magdalen de Pazzi at 8th and Montrose, ing around before sliding back into the the first, and at the time, only, Italian national parish could not handle the overflow. That year water. Thethatwhale lost skin Archbishop Ryan announced the Italians livingsome west of 8th Streetand would be given their own church. The cornerstone of Buon Consiglio was laid on the site blubber, but was otherwise unharmed;of the old St. Paul's school building at 816 Christian in May of 1899. the population couple ofwere lucky to 150,000, still have By 1930, the Italian Philadelphia reached with the a highest concentrationseaworthy in South Philadelphia. The Archdiocese undertook a census craft and made it safelyof Italian families to survey where they lived and worshipped and determine which parishes best back toandthe harbor. served the community, which ones could be eliminated. Citing Buon Consiglio's perpetual financial woes, its old, inadequate facilities, incidents of scandalous • Married women aren’t likely to be misconduct of its priests, and a shrinking congregation (one-fifth of what it had been in 1920), Cardinal Dougherty slated of Good Counsel for surprised by Our theLady following tidbit of "dismemberment." information: Studies show that women But Dougherty grossly underestimated Good Counsel's importance to its community with class husbands do and 30dedication percent of poor and working Italians andtypically their fierce loyalty to their little church. On May 3, 1930, three-thousand people assembled in the street in front of the more housework than single women do. church for an all-night vigil that escalated overnight into a full-scale protest. The pastor, Father leaving parishioners physically • If prevented you’retheheading toMarini, thefrom state ofthe building; when police arrived to free him, the parishioners managed to barricade with mischief yourheld him another priestWashington still inside the church, Fr. Simplicato Gatt, andon essentially prisoner for months afterward. mind, you’ll need to keep in mind this “Aended motorist with criminal Although the state stand-offlaw: eventually peacefully and the street protests ended, the battle for Buon Consiglio continued. A committee of parishioners petitioned the intentions [must] stop at the city limits Pope in Rome, and initiated legal action to restore their church. Finally, in 1936, the telephone theagainst chieftheof police the asArchdiocese he Pennsylvania and State Supreme Court ruled parishioners; abolished the [or parishshe] and closed its doors in 1937. The buildings were demolished a is entering the town.” I bet that few years later for a parking lot, now a group of new homes occupy the original site. one has been really effective in stop-
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N/W Corner 8th and Christian about 1900 In 1864, businessman Agostino Lagomarsino opened a macaroni factory with his nephew, Frank Cuneo. Originally called the Europa Farina Mills, it was the first major macaroni factory in the United States. By 1872, the mill was thriving, selling pasta, wine, liquor, and other domestic and imported goods. Both uncle and nephew had emigrated separately from Genoa, Italy.
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1. MOVIES: Who directed the movie “La Dolce Vita”? 2.GEOGRAPHY: Where is the famous Oldu-vai Gorge located? 3. MYTHOLOGY: Tyr was a Norse god of what? 4. MUSIC: What pop group sang “Love Shack”? 5. PRESIDENTS: How old was Theodore Roosevelt when he was inaugurated? 6.SCIENCE: In what century was Isaac New-ton born? 7. HISTORY: When was the last year the Dodg-ers played in Brooklyn? 8. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE: What is the symbol of the zodiac sign Scorpio? 9. LANGUAGE: What does the Greek prefix “speleo” mean? 10.MEASUREMENTS: How many bottles of champagne are in a jeroboam? © 2018 King Features Synd., Inc.
Fededrico Fellini; 2. Tanzania; 3. War; 4. The B-52s; 5. 42; 17th century; 7. 1957; 8. Scorpion; 9. Cave; 10. Four Trivia Test Answerst
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June 11, 2018
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LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) Your practical side dominates the week as you reassess your finances to make some sensible adjustments in what you plan to spend and what you expect to save. HOLLYWOOD — Ryan Reynolds(October 23 to Novem- On Aug. 24, 1814, during the War SCORPIO HOLLYWOOD — At last it’s been confirmed, and we ARIES (March 21(March to April 19) Impa-tience with those ARIES 21didn’t to April 19) fare well withcan “Life” (2017), ber AnQuentin unexpected meeting with of 1812, British forces overwhelm American tell 21) you what Tarantino has planned for who don’t keep up with you can cause resistance, which, Count to 10 if you must, but don’t loseGyllenhaal, co-starring Jake but had Oscar-winner Leonardo DiCaprio and three-time Oscara former colleague opens some inter- militiamen and march unopposed into Washington, in turn, can lead to more delays. 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You’ll soon find the situation He has SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to On Aug. 25, 1835, the first in an a series of six articles the struck story. gold by shifting in your favor. TAURUS (April 20 million to Maygross). 20) This As a reporter covering the Hollywood scene when the co-writing, producing and starring as December 21) A recent flurry of activannouncing the discovery of life on the moon appears week finds you in a sociable mood, Manson clan murdered actress Sharon Tate and her “Deadpool” which grossed GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Time spent away from(2017), a in the New York Sun newspaper. ity eases by midweek, giving you time on Cielo Drive, I remember discos, clubs and readypays and to awareness enjoy the company of itsfriends project off eager with a new of options you and $731 million, sequel, “Dead“The Great Moon Hoax” described evidence of life to readjust your disrupted schedule shuttered because celebrities were crippled hadn’t considered before. 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A delay can cause more problems. A longtime and Will Poulter, for an Aug. January 19)31 You’re usually the one around a decision about thatson project you’re about. was relayed by 16 different operators and came back to colleague might offer to mediate. release. That’s by the Netflix is pulling out all theBut stops now to makeit’s this atime big who gives advice. eager to launch. Meanwhile, try to followed set Tarantino the original dispatcher 16.5 minutes later. about Holly-wood. also cast Margot Robbie, film “Six Underground,” with direc- He’sup LEO (Julymore 23 to August emerging matters could film to open yourself to counsel from aside time22)toSome share with that speTimothy Olyphant, Luke Perry, Dakota Fanning, Al tor Michael Bay and written by his impede the Lion’s progress in completing an important friends who have your best interests cial person in your life. Pacino, Emile Hirsch, Tim Roth and Nicholas project. Best advice: Deal with them now, before they can “Deadpool” co-writers Paul Wernick On Aug. 23, 1904, Harold Weed of Hammond, (original TV series “Spi-der-Man”). “Once CANCER July 22)Withataheart. create costly delays. (June 21 Canastota, New York, is issued U.S. Patent No. 768,495 and to Rhett Reese. $150 million Depositphotos Upon a Time in Hollywood” opens Aug. 19, 2019. Avoid becoming involved in a workfor his “Grip-Tread for Pneumatic Tires,” a nonskid (January 20 to Februbudget, it’s set for a 2019 release. *** AQUARIUS VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) Your aspect place dispute early in the week by ary 18)is You so fickle. Dwaynefind Johnson rode “Jumanji, Ryan Reynolds might resistance to tire chain to be used on automobiles in order to continues to favor an expanding vista. This could be a ***Hollywood increase traction on slick roads. 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The diminutive Mini demand — help thisThe problem. for the Bigwith Cat. pace slows by Frisuperheroes, rest of us will be thrilled by “The Rock” went on to become one of the best-selling British cars released in May, withrecurring a $9.3 the million We’ll beonce seeing lots of Sylvester problem again. climbing his skyscraper. He’ssurfaces not worried though; in history. day, allowing to catch up on try matgross SCORPIO (October 23you to Novem-ber 21)—will Patience is producing again when Stallone. He has two films with Dave Maybe it’s time you used your creative called as you awaitaside word onbut anshe important workplace tersforyou put that now need portrays Megyn Kelly in a film Bautista and Curtis “50 Cent” Jackto help find a new approach On Aug. 21, 1987, “Dirty Dancng,” starring Patrick situation. A personal circumstance, however, could about the women of talents Fox News andyouson: your attention. (due June Swayze, opens in theaters. The film was a surprise benefit by your taking immediate action. to resolving it once and“Escape for all. Plan 2: Hades” Roger Ailes. VIRGO (August 23 to September 29) and its sequel, “Planbox-office 3: Devils hitStaand turned Swayze into a Hollywood You arecompleted), guid- star. as well as SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) Don’t 22) A suddenly disruptive family situ-*** BORN THIS WEEK: tion” (already lose confidence in yourself. Those doubters are likely to ed in what you do“Creed both by II,”your withintelMichael B. Jordan ation is best handled with a cool,Gere, calm Richard back off if you demand they show solid proof why they whose last film was Aug. 1992, in the second (out Nov. 21); with22,Matligence andLinyour emotions. An“Backtrace,” acting On andyourcollected response. Wait until “The Dinner” (2017) with Laura think ideas won’t work. day of a standoff at Randy Weaver’s remote Idaho thewquite Modine; Expendables careerofwould suit you well.and “Thecabin is awaiting the release “Three things settle to let offney, all that pent-up atop Ruby Ridge, an FBI sharpshooter wounds CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) A temporary 4” (no cast announced Weaver yet). Stallone and Kevin Harris, and then kills Weav-er’s Christs,” with Julianna Margulies, emotional steam. © 2018 King Features Synd., Inc. setback might cause the usually sure-footed Goat some is producing Vicki, who was in a doorway holding her infant Peter Dinklage and Bradley Whit- again has written and wife, “Creed II,” and you can be sure this daughter. filming in August 2016. He’s now turning to televi- time around he’ll muscle his way into © 2018Oscar Hearst he Communications, Inc. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18)which There’s welcome sion, he’s rarely done, to star enough big scenes to winAllthe Rights Reserved news from the workplace. There also could be good news was denied the last time out. Rocky’s in the eight-part BBC Two mini-seDwayne Johnson in “Jumanji” involving a relationship that has long held a special back,“Jun-gle can Rambo V be far behind? he’s already moved on Cruise” with ries “MotherFatherSon,” written byto filming meaning for you. Emily Blunt, PaulRob Giamatti and Jack©Whitehall forFeatures an 2018 King Synd., Inc. “American Crime Story’s” Tom unsettling moments. But keep going. The path ahead gets field, which began easier as you move forward.
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October 2019 release. Harrison Ford must have been dis-appointed when “Indiana Jones 5” was put off for two years, but he got over it quick by signing to drive a dog sled in the remake of Jack London’s “The Call of the Wild,” which was most memorably made with Oscar-winners Clark Gable (1935) and Charlton Heston (1972). Maybe playing a wil-derness prospector in the Yukon will finally earn Harrison Ford an Oscar, as it did for Leonardo DiCaprio in “The Revenant” (2015). © 2018 King Features Synd., Inc.
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