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HIS NAME WAS Iñigo de Loyola. He was born in 1491 to a rich family, youngest of eight boys, one of thirteen children. His older brother had sailed to the New World with
Christopher Columbus. Iñigo served as a page in the court of King Ferdinand and
Queen Isabella of Spain. He became friends with Ferdinand’s Belgian grandson, Charles Habsburg, whose other grandfather was Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian. (The Holy Roman Emperor was a kind of secular pope who presided over the Christian kingdoms of the western world.) Charles was propelled to great authority before his twenty-first birthday by the deaths of his two grandfathers within a space of two years. From Ferdinand, Charles inherited Spain. From Maximilian, he inherited the Holy Roman Empire. Charles Habsburg was King Charles I of Spain, Emperor Charles V of Rome. He was the most powerful secular figure in Europe. And he was Iñigo’s friend.
In 1518, Iñigo was part of a legation negotiating for Charles with Spain’s traditional rival, France, at the court of the Duke of Najera in Valladolid. While the summit was in session, Catherina, the Emperor’s sister, was presented to the Najera court. Iñigo fell
in love with her. He was twenty-seven and she was eleven. (The Emperor was eighteen.) The match, however, was not to be.
Thom's goal is to fulfill God's purpose for his life by using his artistic talents to affect change, galvanize emotions, stimulate learning, and entertain the world.
Raised in the theatre by his actress mother, Thom was bitten by the acting bug at the tender age of three. Convinced that his calling was to entertain, he played child roles in To Be Young, Gifted and Black and Medea at Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland. While at Wilde Lake High School in Columbia, Maryland, Thom juggled talent shows, where he performed as a comedian and vocalist, with athletics, where he was a basketball and track standout. Because of his interests in both sports and entertainment, his athletic coaches nicknamed him “HOLLYWOOD.”
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Reckless Ambitions: The Medford Family Chronicles
New Fantasy Adventure Series by Author, John Paul Ried
About the Book:
The beloved and respected Emperor John Cardillion IV is dead. His four sons, a Cleric, a Fighter, a Magic User and a Thief/businessman, all intend to destroy each other to rule the Palamaran Empire. Earl Thomas Medford, the Lord Chancellor, intends to win the impending civil war and marry his daughter off to the next Emperor. Which brother to choose because all four are greedy, selfish, despicable megalomaniacs?
Lady Christina Medford and Imperial Guard officer Nicholas Armand have fallen hopelessly in love despite their duties and responsibilities. If her father discovers or even suspects their romance then Tina, Nick and many of their friends might be quickly executed. Why take the risk? Love is insane and irresistible.
About the Author:
John Paul Ried grew up in Upper Montclair New Jersey and has recently relocated to Phoenix Arizona. He has taught both college level history and English classes at Essex County College and Illinois Central College. Mr. Ried also has taught Special Education classes in public schools in both Kentucky and Nevada. Along with teaching, Mr. Ried has an extensive fundraising background. Since 1978, Mr. Ried continually plays First Edition Advanced Dungeons and Dragons and has brought to life his Campaign World for his readers to enjoy. He draws inspiration from his very demanding cat named Enalan.
For more information:
This week on That's What He Said, Lou and Freddy take a look at the new trailers for the Supergirl and Legends of Tomorrow TV series, bring us updates on Constantine, Jem and Star Wars, and see what's going on with the star of the just released Mad Max film, Tom Hardy. Plus, they'll discuss the biggest fail so far at Cannes, the new Assassin's Creed game, a new villain for Captain America 3, and GTA V's Casino update. They're also bringing us news on a terrifying new development for anyone looking to fly on United Airlines. Give us a call during the show at 323-693-3811!
October 19, 2015. It is approaching fast as the usual bluster emanates from Ottawa. The pillar of status quo and conformity, the corporate media, continues to sensationalize and distract from the things that truly matter regarding the future and stability of Canada. An exhausted Elizabeth May tries to be someone she is not, utters the F-bomb twice in nine minutes, and this is suddenly the moral dilemma of the nation. Not election fraud. Not insiders awaitng trial, on trial, or under criminal investigation. Not $3.1 billion that went "unaccounted for". Not policy that benefits the top 20% or less of the population. Not the walls of secrecy or threats of retribution for speaking the truth. Not the obscenity that is omnibus legislation that changes acts of Parliament without relevance, debate or scrutiny.
Canada is blessed with many intrepid investigators and reporters that seek the truth. But once they find that truth, the real hard part begins. Beancounters and message controllers masquerading as editors and producers have an agenda that differs from those that seek to inform and expose. Corporations keep the advertising revenues flowing as long as the message suits their aims. The false rallying cry from the establishment of the "Leftist Media" continues as the government of Emperor carries on with seeming impunity. Canadians need to awaken to see a different F-bomb in their midst. Government and corporations. It is Fascism.
There are lessons to be learned from the Alberta election. The opposition parties keyed on their common enemy, not each other. The lies and incompetence were exposed. The voters were left to choose their replacement freely. It is time the federal parties did the same for the benefit of Canadians. It's not like there is no evidence to condemn Emperor and the Corporate Pacification Committee. Let's attack the enemy, not each other. For Canada.
Let's really try to keep this close to the vest, folks! Welcome to our latest episode of The Mid Week in Review, courtesy of the Afronerd Radio machine, airing this Wednesday at 7:30pm EST. Join Dburt and Capt. Kirk as they discuss the following issues: that George Zimmerman just can't seem to stay out of trouble which urban media are quick to notice (but is this another case of the unclothed emperor?); an Atlanta Blackstar article highlights the Afrofuturism phenomenon but what is it and why does it have varied interpretations?; Dburt forgot to discuss his recent viewing of Ex Machina; delving into another issue that was left on the studio table-Transracial vs Transgenderism-is one more acceptable than the other; more nonsensical race based stories (HS principal berates Black folk during graduation, young White girls create N-word and lynching referencing rap song, BU professor sends out racially charged tweets against White college males before starting the job and Subway worker loses job for doing what the aforementioned professor did). And lastly, Conservative author/pundit, Ann Coulter believes that apologies for slavery have been given to POC previously in the wake of a recent college graduation commencement speech given by FLOTUS (does she really believe this?). Call the hosts live at 646-915-9620.
Jane and her guest discuss the consequential moments of WWII as the Japanese highest military command wrestled with the Emperor on what solution was best for their country. They had the moral dilemma of not wanting to admit defeat vs. accepting the perilous doom that the U.S. was going to try to make it impossible for the Japanese not to surrender. Pride is one thing, death another but the casualty level became clear what decision to make. SouthEast Asia did not think that Japan paid a high enough price even with the two Atom bombs being dropped. Please tune in to this pivolal moment of history. Some of the revelations are based on the examination of the movie, "The Longest Day."
Greetings to our Blerds, Nerds, Hispaneeks and so forth! Welcome to the latest episode of Afronerd Radio's Grindhouse airing this Saturday at 6pm EST. For the first segment, commonly known as The Comic Shoppe, listen to your hosts (Daryll B., Dburt, Capt. Kirk) discuss the following topics: our thoughts about show renewals/cancellations (Constantine, Forever, AOS, Agent Carter, etc) that were announced; some TV/Movie revelations (Flash's Grodd, Sherlock's Martin Freeman joins Cap 3, etc) more on the upcoming JLA: Gods and Monsters project including a Pam Grier inspired Mary Marvel; the Arrow/Flash spinoff gets a name-Legends of Tomorrow; and right on the heels of AOU, Captain America: Civil War commences filming for its May '16 release date; FOX orders Minority Report and DC's Lucifer. And lastly, Shadow and Act interviews Professor Jonathan Gayles regarding his documentary entitled, White Scripts and Black Supermen: Black Masculinity in Comic Books.
And then there's our second act, the Afronerd Radio podcast airing at 7pm eastern. Join Dburt and Capt. Kirk as they tackle the following subjects: music legend, Prince is holding court in Baltimore in honor of the late Freddie Gray (no other conscious artists are stepping to the plate, huh?) ; and just what penalty should be levied against the NE Patriots for "deflate-gate"; folks at The Root must be Afronerd listerners! A recent piece posits why "simple" Black celebrities continue to get rewarded; we explore the genius of NASA's Annie Easley and we hopefully will address some other issues that were left on the table from the previous episode. Call the hosts live at 646-915-9620.
CCHI 2016 Radio is back with another Chiefed out episode! We will be discussing the past weekend CCHI event in Berkeley California at Ceasar Chavez Park! We will also be mentioning HEMPCON in LAS VEGAS and how you will be able to catch us there NEXT WEEKEND! CHEF NUGS will be out guest ! Jay Dillinger Will be our musical guest and also MEAN GREEN will call in from the road! They will be at Hempcon as well! CCHI Radio will be telling you how you can win a CCHI 2016 PACK of Goodies!
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Congress just denied Vets access to medical marijuana!
Obama says we should "Follow The Science"!
Placer County California Says NO to outdoor ban!
Squaw Valley in Fresno County eradicated 4700 plants!
DARE take the BAIT !
DEA leaves 23 college student in cell for 5 hours with little food and water, recieves light sentences. Just settled for 4.1 million with Daniel Chong.
Dont forget to REGISTER to VOTE and HEMP CAN SAVE THE PLANET!
Based on the 2014 COAAB Syllabus as well as the Course taught at the Memphis Episcopal Symposium. You can purchase the 2014 Syllabus online in word or PDF format from the congress website
Alexandrian Habtude and the Antioch Episcopacy
Council of Nicaea 325 (the beginning of the Patriarchy) It is here at Nicaea that the word Metropolitan is first seen in the Canons of the church. 3 metropolitan sees at Nicaea govern a province that was synonomus with the Roman Province of the area. They had suffragan bishops under them that headed their own sees under their metropolitan.
Diocese is first used
Council of Constantinople 381 New Rome is given the same privilge as old Rome. At this council by way of Emperor Theodosius division of the East into Five Dioceses, the term diocese comes into the LIFE of the church. Originally Metropolitan headed the diocese while the Bishop was over his SEE or CIty Church.
Council of Ephesus 431 Jerusalem obtain the same metropolitical power as the other 3.
Council of Chalcedon 451 the Jerusalem as well as the other four are officially called Patriarchs.
On May 5, 2015, Alberta heads to the polls in the most anticipated "unnecessary" election in more than a generation. In 110 years, only four political parties have formed Government in the province. So far every party that has lost power has virtually disappeared from the map.
Considering this election was not necessary until 2016, Jim Prentice might be reconsidering a bit now. The PC's are in third place after 44 years in power. The New Democrats and the supposed dead Wildrose sit atop polling as they have from the outset of the campaign. There is a much different tone in the air this time around. No more coronations. It's looking like no more same old. General consensus is the higher the turnout, the bigger the loss for Prentice will be.
We will look at the leaders of the five parties involved. We will look at any major policy goals of each. We will look at the one and only televised debate performances and effects of same. And we will look at the gaffes, leaks, mistakes, feuds, attacks and punditry of the campaign. It is not being discussed openly in media but the results in Alberta could be very influential as Canada heads towards a federal election this October at the latest. Jim Prentice and Brian Jean are both former MP's in Harper's CPC with Prentice far and away having the better of Jean on that score. So what would it tell Canada if the NDP formed government in Alberta of all places, over Emperor's messengers?
Calls welcome, especially from Albertans! Join us for some insight into the seemingly ending conservative heartland.
How to Pray for Evil Rulers [LIVE call -in show for Thursday 04/23/15]
Scripture tells us to pray for our national and regional leaders. In fact, it's rather detailed about how and why to do this. But I sometimes hear this from Christians: "How can I pray for this man who's in office now? I can't stand him, and he's doing a terrible job!" Yet 2000 years ago, the Apostle Paul writes "Therefore I exhort first of all that supplications, prayers, intercessions and giving of thanks be made for all men, for kings and all who are in authority, that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life ..." (I Tim. 2:1-2)
Now in case your wondering how and why you should pray for our current leaders, and how you can possibly offer God thanks for them, keep in mind who ruled the Roman Empire at the time that Paul wrote this: it was Nero and his appointed henchmen. (You've heard of Nero, haven't you, dear Christian?) Nero was preceded by Claudius and by Emperor Caligula. Look up Caligula on the Internet for some perspective on the evil of our national leaders today. This was the time in which Paul wrote.
So what's your verdict, Christian? Are the Scriptures irrelevant here? Or had St. Paul gone "soft in the head" when he wrote this? How and why should we pray and be thankful for our national leaders today? Tune in and take note! Your host is Rev. Rick Anderson, on "Jewish Roots", each Thursday at 9:30 pm DST. To call with a question or comment: 347-324-5759 on www.blogtalkradio.com/fougcrew.
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