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MAYOR BLOOMBERG AND FIRE COMMISSIONER SCOPPETTA KICK OFF NEW FIRE DEPARTMENT RECRUITMENT CAMPAIGN

“The Best Job in the World Has the Best Benefits in the World” Campaign Features FDNY Firefighters from Diverse Backgrounds

Television, Radio and Print Advertising Campaign Launches in August – Full Recruitment Outreach Campaign Already in Full Swing

Filing for the Fire Department Firefighter Exam Opens Today

One year after investing an unprecedented .2 million in the New York City Fire Department’s Recruitment and Diversity Unit and on the first day of open filing for the firefighter exam, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta today launched the new FDNY recruitment campaign – “The Best Job in the World Has the Best Benefits in the World.” Aimed at increasing diversity within the Department, the advertising campaign features FDNY firefighters touting the benefits of joining the Department, including flexible work schedules, generous benefits and the ability to retire after 20 years of service. Coupled with an intensive citywide outreach campaign at career fairs, athletic clubs, colleges, cultural events and churches, the innovative advertising campaign will begin to appear on televisions, in newspapers and on radios later this month. The Mayor and Fire Commissioner were joined by Chief of Department Salvatore Cassano, Chairman and Chief Creative Officer of the Arnell Group Peter Arnell, members of FDNY fraternal organizations and other FDNY officials at the Engine 231/Ladder 120 firehouse in Brownsville.

“The strength of the Fire Department lies in its members and increasing the diversity of the FDNY will strengthen the greatest fire department in the world,” said Mayor Bloomberg. “This new campaign tells the public what firefighters have long known – being a firefighter is a great job with great benefits. With flexible work schedules and generous benefits after retirement, firefighters have an unusually good opportunity to balance work and family life. We want to get that message out to young people across our City who may have never considered public service. Take a second look, answer the call and become one of New York’s Bravest.”

“Everyone knows that firefighters save lives for a living,” said Commissioner Scoppetta. “This campaign highlights the lesser known side of the job – that firefighters have lifelong medical coverage, flexible schedules, a pension after 20 years and significant growth opportunities. This chance only comes once every four years – so make sure to apply.”

The new campaign includes eight different print ads in four languages (English, Spanish, Korean and Chinese), one television spot and three radio spots produced in both English and Spanish. The print ads will be placed in newspapers, on billboards, in the subways and on buses throughout the City. Television and radio spots will run on local stations throughout the open exam filing period which runs from August 7 to October 13.

In addition to targeted advertising, the Department will maintain contact with interested candidates to assist them in navigating the application process. The Recruitment Unit has set up a phone bank in Long Island City to answer questions and provide additional information to candidates. The Department will also offer free tutorials in all five boroughs for the written exam. Physical training programs will be offered through a continued partnership with New York Sports Club. Free access to physical training facilities at the Fire Academy on Randall’s Island also will be available.

The Department of Citywide Administrative Services offers the firefighter exam once every four years. This year, the pool of candidates is expected to broaden with changes in the educational requirements allowing individuals with 15 college credits, full-time U.S. military service with an honorable discharge, or at least six months of full-time, satisfactory work experience the opportunity to take the exam. The open filing period will be from August 7 to October 13. A written exam will be held in January 2007 with a physical exam to follow. Often times, it may take up to one to three years before a candidate is called to join the Department. In an effort to better prepare incoming recruits, the Fire Department will lengthen the 13-week training period at the Academy.

Last year, the City and the FDNY combined to provide an unprecedented .2 million in annual funding to expand the Recruitment and Diversity Unit. The FDNY Recruitment and Diversity Unit employs 13 full-time staff and 37 uniform personnel detailed to the unit. The Department also utilizes an additional 276 firefighters and Emergency Medical Service personnel who work overtime to staff recruitment events across the City. In years past, recruitment efforts were only focused during the open filing period every four years. This additional funding provides for year-round recruitment efforts to attract and retain potential firefighter candidates in between filing periods.

Compared to the previous decade, the Fire Department has tripled its rate of minority hires from 5% to 15%. In 2005 and 2006 alone, that figure increased to nearly 20% of all Probationary Firefighter classes. Most recently, the last class to graduate from the Fire Academy in July was more than 21% minority, with 14% Hispanic, 5% African-American, 2% Asian and one Probationary Firefighter from a Native American background.

The expansion of the Recruitment Unit has also allowed the Department to send out teams of firefighters to more than 1,500 community events since January 2006. The Fire Commissioner and Chief of Department also engage in recruitment activities, speaking at churches and community groups throughout the year. FDNY recruitment teams participate in career fairs, speak at neighborhood groups and clubs, local colleges and other cultural events throughout the five boroughs. The unit has averaged roughly 50 events per week and to date have compiled more than 33,000 names of interested individuals. Of this group, 80% of the applicants are minorities and almost 25% are women.

The Arnell Group, working alongside members of the Department, created the new recruitment campaign based in large part on recommendations from the Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs FDNY Diversity Study. The study, conducted from 2003 to 2004 at the request of the Department, found that the public became more receptive to applying to become a firefighter after learning basic information about salaries, benefits and flexible schedules. The Arnell Group captured this information with the theme of the campaign, “The Best Job in the World Has the Best Benefits in the World.” All services through the Arnell Group for the creation, production and placement of the advertising campaign were provided pro bono. The first FDNY recruitment campaign in 2002, “Heroes Wanted,” was also created free-of-charge by the Arnell Group.

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Cerritos College cheerleaders and Japanese Exchange Students worked together for September 20, 2008’s football game at Cerritos College, Norwalk, California. The Japanese students are from Osaka Japan in an exchange student program in coordination by California State University – Long Beach and Cerritos College. Together, the Japanese Sports Medicine students learn a valuable on-the-job training and be part of the actions, too. Also, check out the photographs from September 19, 2008’s soccer game and softball game that included Japanese students vs Cerritos College students on some friendly games. On related note, there are photographs from September 18, 2008’s track and field with the exchange students from Osaka College of High Technology. You get to view some mean pitches from both of the worlds. Those photographs are also found in the "Cerritos College, Norwalk CA" collection. If you want hard copy on CD-ROM or DVD-R, contact me via e-mail at art.pets@gmail.com. (Michael Oh)

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It was mid-1990, and I was still sporting the double denim look, having fallen for The Smiths and Morrissey in a big way (I think I heard my first Smiths record the day after they split – perfect timing). Because I’d failed to get the grades for university the previous summer, I was in the middle of a year out. Where most people would’ve tried Inter-railing around baroque European capitals, I rejected such exotica in favour of an admin position at a haulage company in the spare office of British Gas in Preston.

Having also missed out on Spike Island and the second summer of love, I realised I was already past it at 18. Everyone else was wearing baggy kecks, had curtains for hair and waved glo-sticks in fields near Warrington at the weekend. It was time for me to learn about this thing they called "dance music". (Would you believe it? Music that you were supposed to dance to! I was used to nightclubs like Raiders, where boys dived headfirst into a post-punk thrash-punch melee the second someone played Buzzcocks, or kohl-eyed girls with crimped hair swayed mysteriously in mourning for The Sisters Of Mercy.)

So I asked one of the girls at my local vinyl-pile, Action Records on Church St, to whip me up a tape of salvation/education. A friend of a friend, Jacky (who, for some reason, preferred to be called Jessie, and was a big fan of Disney cartoons) thankfully took pity on me and did the honours. Not all of it was her choice. I asked for Hippychick (which famously sampled How Soon Is Now) as a sop to my indie heritage, though swiftly it became my least favourite of the tracks. (I hate hearing it even now, ‘cos it lulls you into thinking some unwitting idiot has playlisted The Smiths on radio by mistake.)

No, I never did end up taking the train to the Bank Quay for late night raves. I didn’t even really grow my hair. But I did add this to my list of Walkman-friendly cassettes for the rest of that summer. I went to university a year late. It’s actually quite easy to get a place when you already know what your results are.

So, what did I learn from my "dance education"? Dunno. I spent most of my first year at uni playing George Formby songs at top volume and drinking. Let’s look at that tracklisting:

1. World In Motion by EnglandNewOrder
It was 1990! Gazza’s tears! E for England. John Barnes raps. Keith Allen makes a fool of himself in the video. Even I spotted that this was a rip-off of the Reportage theme that "the other two" did for Def II. Still the best England World Cup theme, though. I probably asked for this one to be on the tape.

2. Expression by Salt ‘n’ Pepa
Two years before it broke the top 40! Still the kind of story-telling, make-a-point rap that reminds me of The Fresh Prince Of Bel Air, unfortunately, though I became a fan from the Very Necessary album onwards. And there’s something about that Queens "nu yoik" accent that’s very sexy.

3. Starfish & Coffee by Prince
A classic "list of random stuff" track in the mould of The Beatles’ I Am The Walrus, as told by Dr Seuss. I did buy the single Sign O’ The Times but Prince has never really grabbed me. My mate Stewart Tavener, who I was in a guitar band with at the time, loved this song.

4. Hippychick by SoHo
Probably the only non-Billy Bragg top ten song ever to namecheck the 1984-5 miners’ strike. Subtle Soul II Soul backbeat, of course, as well as *that* sample.

5. Eye Know by De La Soul
Now you’re talking! Something I had actually heard from out of the actual charts! And, because we were still in the midst of a Levi-flogging Stax soul revival in 1990, I was more than familiar with the source of the Otis Redding sample. Even *I* wasn’t stupid enough to say things like "it’s just talking over someone else’s song", though. I bought my first Levi’s in 1994, fact fans.

6. Heart by Neneh Cherry
Not "Hearts" as listed. My favourite bit of Neneh Cherry is her faux-Cockney accent on Buffalo Stance which, in turn, inspired a devotion for Betty Boo (I think that Doin’ The Do was the first pop-rap 12" I bought). Note the number of "strong wimmin" artists on this tape. Girls, eh?

7. Fools Gold by Stone Roses
I was there! I was watching! I was in the audience! When Ian Brown shouted "Amateurs!" at Tracey MacLeod on The Late Show. For ages, I thought the line "Marquis De Sade never made no boots like these" was "My kemo sabe never made no boots like these". Tonto, you have lots to answer for.

8. Only Love Can Break Your Heart by Saint Etienne
Pre-Cracknell Ets. This was the track that probably got the most play from this tape. Love the haunting reggae feel reminiscent of The Specials’ Ghost Town. I was presenting a radio show in 1994 so was able to select this to represent their "best of" collection. I also liked Cola Boy, so nyer.

9. Heaven by The Chimes
Whoomp! There it is! The Incredible Bongo Band’s famous Apache drum loop gets its first outing. Can’t forgive The Chimes for their U2 cover, though, sorry. When I was a littl’un, I used to listen to Radiophonic Workshop albums. I couldn’t work out why people thought "electronic" music was new in the ’90s.

10. Get A Life by Soul II Soul
Back when I was in college, I used to car-share: Pete Flowers driving, the above mentioned Stewart Tavener in shotgun and me sharing the back seat with a girl who was well into her dance music. She leant me an album called Breaks & Beats, literally just two sides of drum loops and "scratch" noises. The "stab" sample (of Pleasure’s Celebrate The Good Things) used here was on it. I’ve still got the album. Sorry!

11. Shake Your Thang by Salt ‘N’ Pepa
The Isley Brothers via James Brown. You have to remember, in the charts of 1990, this stuff would’ve rubbed shoulders with New Kids On The Block, Londonbeat and the shuffling carcass of the Stock Aitken Waterman hit zombie. It was hard to spot good stuff. Also, Dee-lite’s Groove Is In The Heart wasn’t released until August, so you needed these mash-ups to pave the way.

12. Natural Thing by Innocence
It’s got a whole chunk of Shine On You Crazy Diamond in the middle! That’s the closest we got to "chillout" in 1990, you know. Except for the night I took magic mushrooms at a party and went to Avenham Park at midnight. It was very misty. I convinced myself I’d gone to hell. It was not nice.

13. Stepping Stone by The Farm
"There’s always been a dance element to our music." Oh, okay, that was The Soup Dragons. The Farm were never fashionable, but as an Evertonian I have to forgive them because of All Together Now. Peter Hooton looked like your dad and couldn’t dance or sing. Madchester made stars of them all. How ironic.

14. Fairplay by Soul II Soul
The dubplate classic that got ’em signed in the first place. Not featured on this collection thankfully is Back To Life, which used to irritate me, in part through overplaying and the New Jack Swing movement, but also as it featured on an ’80s compilation album my mum had that she would always play loudly on Saturday mornings. Ride On Time was the first track and she thought it was hilarious ‘cos it opened with the lines "Gotta get up, gotta get up…"

15. Buffalo Stance – Neneh Cherry
Jacky lived with my friend Sarah. They both worked in record shops, which I thought was the Best Job Ever in the ’80s and early ’90s. They were supercool, had a massive Marilyn Monroe Chanel No 5 poster in their living room and lived on rum and coke. I drafted Sarah into my shortlived band with Stewart Tavener (The Innocent Piglets – oh yes, we rocked the C86 fey indie vibe, my friends!) whose favourite track at the time was this one. I love the six note counter-melody that comes in at about 4’30".

16. Me Myself And I by De La Soul
Comedy! Witty wordplay! Social commentary! I’ve always listened to the words in songs and it always seems bizarre to me that so few lyric writers try to convey a clear, coherent message. As you might note by the inlay decoration (especially the other side), Jacky bought into all the "daisy age" guff. By contrast, in 1994, I was buying gangsta rap. Your fault, Jacky. Your fault.

17. Got To Have Your Love by Mantronix.
So good it could even survive a cover by Liberty X. In case you were wondering, and despite the hearts and flowers adorning this tape, there was never a "thing" between me and Jacky. I was nowhere near cool or confident enough, for a start. I did buy her a silver brooch thing once, and she looked STUNNING in a short purple sequin dancin’ dress, but the relationship remained one of teacher and pupil.

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Cerritos College cheerleaders and Japanese Exchange Students worked together for September 20, 2008’s football game at Cerritos College, Norwalk, California. The Japanese students are from Osaka Japan in an exchange student program in coordination by California State University – Long Beach and Cerritos College. Together, the Japanese Sports Medicine students learn a valuable on-the-job training and be part of the actions, too. Also, check out the photographs from September 19, 2008’s soccer game and softball game that included Japanese students vs Cerritos College students on some friendly games. On related note, there are photographs from September 18, 2008’s track and field with the exchange students from Osaka College of High Technology. You get to view some mean pitches from both of the worlds. Those photographs are also found in the "Cerritos College, Norwalk CA" collection. If you want hard copy on CD-ROM or DVD-R, contact me via e-mail at art.pets@gmail.com. (Michael Oh)

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President Obama’s 2012 State of the Union Address
24 January 2012

THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
January 24, 2012

Remarks of President Barack Obama – As Prepared for Delivery
State of the Union Address
“An America Built to Last”
Tuesday, January 24th, 2012
Washington, DC

As Prepared for Delivery –

Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, distinguished guests, and fellow Americans:

Last month, I went to Andrews Air Force Base and welcomed home some of our last troops to serve in Iraq. Together, we offered a final, proud salute to the colors under which more than a million of our fellow citizens fought – and several thousand gave their lives.

We gather tonight knowing that this generation of heroes has made the United States safer and more respected around the world. For the first time in nine years, there are no Americans fighting in Iraq. For the first time in two decades, Osama bin Laden is not a threat to this country. Most of al Qaeda’s top lieutenants have been defeated. The Taliban’s momentum has been broken, and some troops in Afghanistan have begun to come home.

These achievements are a testament to the courage, selflessness, and teamwork of America’s Armed Forces. At a time when too many of our institutions have let us down, they exceed all expectations. They’re not consumed with personal ambition. They don’t obsess over their differences. They focus on the mission at hand. They work together.

Imagine what we could accomplish if we followed their example. Think about the America within our reach: A country that leads the world in educating its people. An America that attracts a new generation of high-tech manufacturing and high-paying jobs. A future where we’re in control of our own energy, and our security and prosperity aren’t so tied to unstable parts of the world. An economy built to last, where hard work pays off, and responsibility is rewarded.

We can do this. I know we can, because we’ve done it before. At the end of World War II, when another generation of heroes returned home from combat, they built the strongest economy and middle class the world has ever known. My grandfather, a veteran of Patton’s Army, got the chance to go to college on the GI Bill. My grandmother, who worked on a bomber assembly line, was part of a workforce that turned out the best products on Earth.

The two of them shared the optimism of a Nation that had triumphed over a depression and fascism. They understood they were part of something larger; that they were contributing to a story of success that every American had a chance to share – the basic American promise that if you worked hard, you could do well enough to raise a family, own a home, send your kids to college, and put a little away for retirement.

The defining issue of our time is how to keep that promise alive. No challenge is more urgent. No debate is more important. We can either settle for a country where a shrinking number of people do really well, while a growing number of Americans barely get by. Or we can restore an economy where everyone gets a fair shot, everyone does their fair share, and everyone plays by the same set of rules. What’s at stake are not Democratic values or Republican values, but American values. We have to reclaim them.

Let’s remember how we got here. Long before the recession, jobs and manufacturing began leaving our shores. Technology made businesses more efficient, but also made some jobs obsolete. Folks at the top saw their incomes rise like never before, but most hardworking Americans struggled with costs that were growing, paychecks that weren’t, and personal debt that kept piling up.

In 2008, the house of cards collapsed. We learned that mortgages had been sold to people who couldn’t afford or understand them. Banks had made huge bets and bonuses with other people’s money. Regulators had looked the other way, or didn’t have the authority to stop the bad behavior.

It was wrong. It was irresponsible. And it plunged our economy into a crisis that put millions out of work, saddled us with more debt, and left innocent, hard-working Americans holding the bag. In the six months before I took office, we lost nearly four million jobs. And we lost another four million before our policies were in full effect.

Those are the facts. But so are these. In the last 22 months, businesses have created more than three million jobs. Last year, they created the most jobs since 2005. American manufacturers are hiring again, creating jobs for the first time since the late 1990s. Together, we’ve agreed to cut the deficit by more than trillion. And we’ve put in place new rules to hold Wall Street accountable, so a crisis like that never happens again.

The state of our Union is getting stronger. And we’ve come too far to turn back now. As long as I’m President, I will work with anyone in this chamber to build on this momentum. But I intend to fight obstruction with action, and I will oppose any effort to return to the very same policies that brought on this economic crisis in the first place.

No, we will not go back to an economy weakened by outsourcing, bad debt, and phony financial profits. Tonight, I want to speak about how we move forward, and lay out a blueprint for an economy that’s built to last – an economy built on American manufacturing, American energy, skills for American workers, and a renewal of American values.

This blueprint begins with American manufacturing.

On the day I took office, our auto industry was on the verge of collapse. Some even said we should let it die. With a million jobs at stake, I refused to let that happen. In exchange for help, we demanded responsibility. We got workers and automakers to settle their differences. We got the industry to retool and restructure. Today, General Motors is back on top as the world’s number one automaker. Chrysler has grown faster in the U.S. than any major car company. Ford is investing billions in U.S. plants and factories. And together, the entire industry added nearly 160,000 jobs.

We bet on American workers. We bet on American ingenuity. And tonight, the American auto industry is back.

What’s happening in Detroit can happen in other industries. It can happen in Cleveland and Pittsburgh and Raleigh. We can’t bring back every job that’s left our shores. But right now, it’s getting more expensive to do business in places like China. Meanwhile, America is more productive. A few weeks ago, the CEO of Master Lock told me that it now makes business sense for him to bring jobs back home. Today, for the first time in fifteen years, Master Lock’s unionized plant in Milwaukee is running at full capacity.

So we have a huge opportunity, at this moment, to bring manufacturing back. But we have to seize it. Tonight, my message to business leaders is simple: Ask yourselves what you can do to bring jobs back to your country, and your country will do everything we can to help you succeed.

We should start with our tax code. Right now, companies get tax breaks for moving jobs and profits overseas. Meanwhile, companies that choose to stay in America get hit with one of the highest tax rates in the world. It makes no sense, and everyone knows it.

So let’s change it. First, if you’re a business that wants to outsource jobs, you shouldn’t get a tax deduction for doing it. That money should be used to cover moving expenses for companies like Master Lock that decide to bring jobs home.

Second, no American company should be able to avoid paying its fair share of taxes by moving jobs and profits overseas. From now on, every multinational company should have to pay a basic minimum tax. And every penny should go towards lowering taxes for companies that choose to stay here and hire here.

Third, if you’re an American manufacturer, you should get a bigger tax cut. If you’re a high-tech manufacturer, we should double the tax deduction you get for making products here. And if you want to relocate in a community that was hit hard when a factory left town, you should get help financing a new plant, equipment, or training for new workers.

My message is simple. It’s time to stop rewarding businesses that ship jobs overseas, and start rewarding companies that create jobs right here in America. Send me these tax reforms, and I’ll sign them right away.

We’re also making it easier for American businesses to sell products all over the world. Two years ago, I set a goal of doubling U.S. exports over five years. With the bipartisan trade agreements I signed into law, we are on track to meet that goal – ahead of schedule. Soon, there will be millions of new customers for American goods in Panama, Colombia, and South Korea. Soon, there will be new cars on the streets of Seoul imported from Detroit, and Toledo, and Chicago.

I will go anywhere in the world to open new markets for American products. And I will not stand by when our competitors don’t play by the rules. We’ve brought trade cases against China at nearly twice the rate as the last administration – and it’s made a difference. Over a thousand Americans are working today because we stopped a surge in Chinese tires. But we need to do more. It’s not right when another country lets our movies, music, and software be pirated. It’s not fair when foreign manufacturers have a leg up on ours only because they’re heavily subsidized.

Tonight, I’m announcing the creation of a Trade Enforcement Unit that will be charged with investigating unfair trade practices in countries like China. There will be more inspections to prevent counterfeit or unsafe goods from crossing our borders. And this Congress should make sure that no foreign company has an advantage over American manufacturing when it comes to accessing finance or new markets like Russia. Our workers are the most productive on Earth, and if the playing field is level, I promise you – America will always win.

I also hear from many business leaders who want to hire in the United States but can’t find workers with the right skills. Growing industries in science and technology have twice as many openings as we have workers who can do the job. Think about that – openings at a time when millions of Americans are looking for work.

That’s inexcusable. And we know how to fix it.

Jackie Bray is a single mom from North Carolina who was laid off from her job as a mechanic. Then Siemens opened a gas turbine factory in Charlotte, and formed a partnership with Central Piedmont Community College. The company helped the college design courses in laser and robotics training. It paid Jackie’s tuition, then hired her to help operate their plant.

I want every American looking for work to have the same opportunity as Jackie did. Join me in a national commitment to train two million Americans with skills that will lead directly to a job. My Administration has already lined up more companies that want to help. Model partnerships between businesses like Siemens and community colleges in places like Charlotte, Orlando, and Louisville are up and running. Now you need to give more community colleges the resources they need to become community career centers – places that teach people skills that local businesses are looking for right now, from data management to high-tech manufacturing.

And I want to cut through the maze of confusing training programs, so that from now on, people like Jackie have one program, one website, and one place to go for all the information and help they need. It’s time to turn our unemployment system into a reemployment system that puts people to work.

These reforms will help people get jobs that are open today. But to prepare for the jobs of tomorrow, our commitment to skills and education has to start earlier.

For less than one percent of what our Nation spends on education each year, we’ve convinced nearly every State in the country to raise their standards for teaching and learning – the first time that’s happened in a generation.

But challenges remain. And we know how to solve them.

At a time when other countries are doubling down on education, tight budgets have forced States to lay off thousands of teachers. We know a good teacher can increase the lifetime income of a classroom by over 0,000. A great teacher can offer an escape from poverty to the child who dreams beyond his circumstance. Every person in this chamber can point to a teacher who changed the trajectory of their lives. Most teachers work tirelessly, with modest pay, sometimes digging into their own pocket for school supplies – just to make a difference.

Teachers matter. So instead of bashing them, or defending the status quo, let’s offer schools a deal. Give them the resources to keep good teachers on the job, and reward the best ones. In return, grant schools flexibility: To teach with creativity and passion; to stop teaching to the test; and to replace teachers who just aren’t helping kids learn.

We also know that when students aren’t allowed to walk away from their education, more of them walk the stage to get their diploma. So tonight, I call on every State to require that all students stay in high school until they graduate or turn eighteen.

When kids do graduate, the most daunting challenge can be the cost of college. At a time when Americans owe more in tuition debt than credit card debt, this Congress needs to stop the interest rates on student loans from doubling in July. Extend the tuition tax credit we started that saves middle-class families thousands of dollars. And give more young people the chance to earn their way through college by doubling the number of work-study jobs in the next five years.

Of course, it’s not enough for us to increase student aid. We can’t just keep subsidizing skyrocketing tuition; we’ll run out of money. States also need to do their part, by making higher education a higher priority in their budgets. And colleges and universities have to do their part by working to keep costs down. Recently, I spoke with a group of college presidents who’ve done just that. Some schools re-design courses to help students finish more quickly. Some use better technology. The point is, it’s possible. So let me put colleges and universities on notice: If you can’t stop tuition from going up, the funding you get from taxpayers will go down. Higher education can’t be a luxury – it’s an economic imperative that every family in America should be able to afford.

Let’s also remember that hundreds of thousands of talented, hardworking students in this country face another challenge: The fact that they aren’t yet American citizens. Many were brought here as small children, are American through and through, yet they live every day with the threat of deportation. Others came more recently, to study business and science and engineering, but as soon as they get their degree, we send them home to invent new products and create new jobs somewhere else.

That doesn’t make sense.

I believe as strongly as ever that we should take on illegal immigration. That’s why my Administration has put more boots on the border than ever before. That’s why there are fewer illegal crossings than when I took office.

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Cerritos College cheerleaders and Japanese Exchange Students worked together for September 20, 2008’s football game at Cerritos College, Norwalk, California. The Japanese students are from Osaka Japan in an exchange student program in coordination by California State University – Long Beach and Cerritos College. Together, the Japanese Sports Medicine students learn a valuable on-the-job training and be part of the actions, too. Also, check out the photographs from September 19, 2008’s soccer game and softball game that included Japanese students vs Cerritos College students on some friendly games. On related note, there are photographs from September 18, 2008’s track and field with the exchange students from Osaka College of High Technology. You get to view some mean pitches from both of the worlds. Those photographs are also found in the "Cerritos College, Norwalk CA" collection. If you want hard copy on CD-ROM or DVD-R, contact me via e-mail at art.pets@gmail.com. (Michael Oh)

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August 7, 2006

MAYOR BLOOMBERG AND FIRE COMMISSIONER SCOPPETTA KICK OFF NEW FIRE DEPARTMENT RECRUITMENT CAMPAIGN

“The Best Job in the World Has the Best Benefits in the World” Campaign Features FDNY Firefighters from Diverse Backgrounds

Television, Radio and Print Advertising Campaign Launches in August – Full Recruitment Outreach Campaign Already in Full Swing

Filing for the Fire Department Firefighter Exam Opens Today

One year after investing an unprecedented .2 million in the New York City Fire Department’s Recruitment and Diversity Unit and on the first day of open filing for the firefighter exam, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta today launched the new FDNY recruitment campaign – “The Best Job in the World Has the Best Benefits in the World.” Aimed at increasing diversity within the Department, the advertising campaign features FDNY firefighters touting the benefits of joining the Department, including flexible work schedules, generous benefits and the ability to retire after 20 years of service. Coupled with an intensive citywide outreach campaign at career fairs, athletic clubs, colleges, cultural events and churches, the innovative advertising campaign will begin to appear on televisions, in newspapers and on radios later this month. The Mayor and Fire Commissioner were joined by Chief of Department Salvatore Cassano, Chairman and Chief Creative Officer of the Arnell Group Peter Arnell, members of FDNY fraternal organizations and other FDNY officials at the Engine 231/Ladder 120 firehouse in Brownsville.

“The strength of the Fire Department lies in its members and increasing the diversity of the FDNY will strengthen the greatest fire department in the world,” said Mayor Bloomberg. “This new campaign tells the public what firefighters have long known – being a firefighter is a great job with great benefits. With flexible work schedules and generous benefits after retirement, firefighters have an unusually good opportunity to balance work and family life. We want to get that message out to young people across our City who may have never considered public service. Take a second look, answer the call and become one of New York’s Bravest.”

“Everyone knows that firefighters save lives for a living,” said Commissioner Scoppetta. “This campaign highlights the lesser known side of the job – that firefighters have lifelong medical coverage, flexible schedules, a pension after 20 years and significant growth opportunities. This chance only comes once every four years – so make sure to apply.”

The new campaign includes eight different print ads in four languages (English, Spanish, Korean and Chinese), one television spot and three radio spots produced in both English and Spanish. The print ads will be placed in newspapers, on billboards, in the subways and on buses throughout the City. Television and radio spots will run on local stations throughout the open exam filing period which runs from August 7 to October 13.

In addition to targeted advertising, the Department will maintain contact with interested candidates to assist them in navigating the application process. The Recruitment Unit has set up a phone bank in Long Island City to answer questions and provide additional information to candidates. The Department will also offer free tutorials in all five boroughs for the written exam. Physical training programs will be offered through a continued partnership with New York Sports Club. Free access to physical training facilities at the Fire Academy on Randall’s Island also will be available.

The Department of Citywide Administrative Services offers the firefighter exam once every four years. This year, the pool of candidates is expected to broaden with changes in the educational requirements allowing individuals with 15 college credits, full-time U.S. military service with an honorable discharge, or at least six months of full-time, satisfactory work experience the opportunity to take the exam. The open filing period will be from August 7 to October 13. A written exam will be held in January 2007 with a physical exam to follow. Often times, it may take up to one to three years before a candidate is called to join the Department. In an effort to better prepare incoming recruits, the Fire Department will lengthen the 13-week training period at the Academy.

Last year, the City and the FDNY combined to provide an unprecedented .2 million in annual funding to expand the Recruitment and Diversity Unit. The FDNY Recruitment and Diversity Unit employs 13 full-time staff and 37 uniform personnel detailed to the unit. The Department also utilizes an additional 276 firefighters and Emergency Medical Service personnel who work overtime to staff recruitment events across the City. In years past, recruitment efforts were only focused during the open filing period every four years. This additional funding provides for year-round recruitment efforts to attract and retain potential firefighter candidates in between filing periods.

Compared to the previous decade, the Fire Department has tripled its rate of minority hires from 5% to 15%. In 2005 and 2006 alone, that figure increased to nearly 20% of all Probationary Firefighter classes. Most recently, the last class to graduate from the Fire Academy in July was more than 21% minority, with 14% Hispanic, 5% African-American, 2% Asian and one Probationary Firefighter from a Native American background.

The expansion of the Recruitment Unit has also allowed the Department to send out teams of firefighters to more than 1,500 community events since January 2006. The Fire Commissioner and Chief of Department also engage in recruitment activities, speaking at churches and community groups throughout the year. FDNY recruitment teams participate in career fairs, speak at neighborhood groups and clubs, local colleges and other cultural events throughout the five boroughs. The unit has averaged roughly 50 events per week and to date have compiled more than 33,000 names of interested individuals. Of this group, 80% of the applicants are minorities and almost 25% are women.

The Arnell Group, working alongside members of the Department, created the new recruitment campaign based in large part on recommendations from the Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs FDNY Diversity Study. The study, conducted from 2003 to 2004 at the request of the Department, found that the public became more receptive to applying to become a firefighter after learning basic information about salaries, benefits and flexible schedules. The Arnell Group captured this information with the theme of the campaign, “The Best Job in the World Has the Best Benefits in the World.” All services through the Arnell Group for the creation, production and placement of the advertising campaign were provided pro bono. The first FDNY recruitment campaign in 2002, “Heroes Wanted,” was also created free-of-charge by the Arnell Group.

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The final resting place of Matteo Ricci, and other foreign missionaries to China – central square of the Beijing Administrative College 北京行政学院国际交流合作部

Matteo Ricci, an Italian missionary, came to China in 1582. Besides preaching, he also introduced Western sciences of Astronomy, the Calendar, geography and mathematics to Chinese people. He was buried here (current day Beijing Administrative College) in 1611 after his death. The place later became the cemetery of foreign missionaries in Beijing. Now 63 tombstones exist here. It was named one of the National Important Cultural Relic Protection Sites in 2006.

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Cerritos College cheerleaders and Japanese Exchange Students worked together for September 20, 2008’s football game at Cerritos College, Norwalk, California. The Japanese students are from Osaka Japan in an exchange student program in coordination by California State University – Long Beach and Cerritos College. Together, the Japanese Sports Medicine students learn a valuable on-the-job training and be part of the actions, too. Also, check out the photographs from September 19, 2008’s soccer game and softball game that included Japanese students vs Cerritos College students on some friendly games. On related note, there are photographs from September 18, 2008’s track and field with the exchange students from Osaka College of High Technology. You get to view some mean pitches from both of the worlds. Those photographs are also found in the "Cerritos College, Norwalk CA" collection. If you want hard copy on CD-ROM or DVD-R, contact me via e-mail at art.pets@gmail.com. (Michael Oh)

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Cerritos College cheerleaders and Japanese Exchange Students worked together for September 20, 2008’s football game at Cerritos College, Norwalk, California. The Japanese students are from Osaka Japan in an exchange student program in coordination by California State University – Long Beach and Cerritos College. Together, the Japanese Sports Medicine students learn a valuable on-the-job training and be part of the actions, too. Also, check out the photographs from September 19, 2008’s soccer game and softball game that included Japanese students vs Cerritos College students on some friendly games. On related note, there are photographs from September 18, 2008’s track and field with the exchange students from Osaka College of High Technology. You get to view some mean pitches from both of the worlds. Those photographs are also found in the "Cerritos College, Norwalk CA" collection. If you want hard copy on CD-ROM or DVD-R, contact me via e-mail at art.pets@gmail.com. (Michael Oh)

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Cerritos College cheerleaders and Japanese Exchange Students worked together for September 20, 2008’s football game at Cerritos College, Norwalk, California. The Japanese students are from Osaka Japan in an exchange student program in coordination by California State University – Long Beach and Cerritos College. Together, the Japanese Sports Medicine students learn a valuable on-the-job training and be part of the actions, too. Also, check out the photographs from September 19, 2008’s soccer game and softball game that included Japanese students vs Cerritos College students on some friendly games. On related note, there are photographs from September 18, 2008’s track and field with the exchange students from Osaka College of High Technology. You get to view some mean pitches from both of the worlds. Those photographs are also found in the "Cerritos College, Norwalk CA" collection. If you want hard copy on CD-ROM or DVD-R, contact me via e-mail at art.pets@gmail.com. (Michael Oh)

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New Yorkers Protest the US0 BILLION (US TRILLION) Wall Street BAILOUT: Wall Street, NYC – September 25, 2008

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Upon talking about attending this BAILOUT protest, a Native American associate of mine mentioned that somewhere near the location of the NY Stock Exchange – on Wall Street – was the site for a bloody battle between Native tribes and American invaders. I thought this to be rather profound and rather apropos, considering, well, everything!

After some research, I could not find that this exact location was THE LOCATION, but discovered the following information from the www.hmbd.org website:

"Sankofa" —> African Burial Ground National Monument
Inscription. [On the marker is the Adinkra symbol "Sankofa," a symbol for the importance of learning from the past]

"For all those who were lost,
For all those who were stolen,
For all those who were left behind,
For all those who were not forgotten."

*Erected 2007 by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.*

Location. 40° 42.864′ N, 74° 0.267′ W. Marker is in New York City, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Federal Plaza/Duane Street 0.04 miles west of African Burial Ground Way/Elk Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker inscriptions are part of the African Burial Ground Memorial designed by Rodney Leon and are accessible to pedestrians on the eastern grounds of the Ted Weiss Federal Building (290 Broadway) off Federal Plaza/Duane Street. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10007, United States of America.

Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Richard Montgomery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Remains of Maj. Gen. Richard Montgomery (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. Paul’s Chapel (approx. 0.3 miles away); 100 Year-Old Sycamore (approx. 0.3 miles away); Americans of Chinese Ancestry (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lin Ze Xu (approx. 0.3 miles away); Men who died whilst imprisoned in this City (approx. 0.6 miles away); Ohio Company of Associates (approx. 0.6 miles away).

If anyone has any information regarding the battle to which my friend spoke, I’d love to hear about it. In the meantime, I might just have to ask again!

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Friends,

The richest 400 Americans — that’s right, just four-hundred people — own MORE than the bottom 150 million Americans COMBINED! 400 of the wealthiest Americans have got more stashed away than half the entire country! Their combined net worth is .6 trillion. During the eight years of the Bush Administration, their wealth has increased by nearly 0 billion — the same amount that they were demanding We give to them for the "bailout." Why don’t they just spend the money they made under Bush to bail themselves out? They’d still have nearly a trillion dollars left over to spread amongst themselves!

Of course, they are not going to do that — at least not voluntarily. George W. Bush was handed a 7 billion surplus when Bill Clinton left office. Because that money was OUR money and not HIS, he did what the rich prefer to do — spend it and never look back. Now we have a .5 trillion debt that will take seven generations from which to recover. Why — on –earth – did — our — "representatives" — give — these — robber — barons — $US850 BILLION — of – OUR — money?

Last week, proposed my own bailout plan. My suggestions, listed below, were predicated on the singular and simple belief that the rich must pull themselves up by their own platinum bootstraps. Sorry, fellows, but you drilled it into our heads one too many times: THERE…IS…NO…FREE… LUNCH ~ PERIOD! And thank you for encouraging us to hate people on welfare! So, there should have been NO HANDOUTS FROM US TO YOU! Last Friday, after voting AGAINST this BAILOUT, in an unprecedented turn of events, the House FLIP-FLOPPED their "No" Vote & said "Yes", in a rush version of a "bailout" bill vote. IN SPITE OF THE PEOPLE’S OVERWHELMING DISAPPROVAL OF THIS BAILOUT BILL… IN SPITE OF MILLIONS OF CALLS FROM THE PEOPLE CRASHING WASHINGTON "representatives’" PHONE LINES…IN SPITE OF CRASHING OUR POLITICIAN’S WEBSITES…IN SPITE OF HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE PROTESTING AROUND THE COUNTRY… THEY VOTED FOR THIS BAILOUT! The People first succeeded on Monday with the House, but failed do it with the Senate and then THE HOUSE TURNED ON US TOO!

It is clear, though, we cannot simply continue protesting without proposing exactly what it is we think THESE IDIOTS should/’ve do/one. So, after consulting with a number of people smarter than Phil Gramm, here’s the proposal, now known as "Mike’s Rescue Plan." (From Michael Moore’s Bailout Plan) It has 10 simple, straightforward points. They are that you DIDN’T, BUT SHOULD’VE:

1. APPOINTED A SPECIAL PROSECUTOR TO CRIMINALLY INDICT ANYONE ON WALL STREET WHO KNOWINGLY CONTRIBUTED TO THIS COLLAPSE. Before any new money was expended, Congress should have committed, by resolution, to CRIMINALLY PROSECUTE ANYONE who had ANYTHING to do with the attempted SACKING OF OUR ECONOMY. This means that anyone who committed insider trading, securities fraud or any action that helped bring about this collapse should have and MUST GO TO JAIL! This Congress SHOULD HAVE called for a Special Prosecutor who would vigorously go after everyone who created the mess, and anyone else who attempts to scam the public in future. (I like Elliot Spitzer ~ so, he played a little hanky-panky…Wall Street hates him & this is a GOOD thing.)

2. THE RICH SHOULD HAVE PAID FOR THEIR OWN BAILOUT! They may have to live in 5 houses instead of 7. They may have to drive 9 cars instead of 13. The chef for their mini-terriers may have to be reassigned. But there is no way in hell, after forcing family incomes to go down more than ,000 dollars during the Bush years, that working people and the middle class should have to fork over one dime to underwrite the next yacht purchase.

If they truly needed the 0 billion they say they needed, well, here is an easy way they could have raised it:

a) Every couple makeing over a million dollars a year and every single taxpayer who makes over 0,000 a year should pay a 10% surcharge tax for five years. (It’s the Senator Sanders plan. He’s like Colonel Sanders, only he’s out to fry the right chickens.) That means the rich would have still been paying less income tax than when Carter was president. That would have raise a total of 0 billion.

b) Like nearly every other democracy, they should have charged a 0.25% tax on every stock transaction. This would have raised more than 0 billion in a year.

c) Because every stockholder is a patriotic American, stockholders should have forgone receiving a dividend check for ONE quarter and instead this money would have gone the treasury to help pay for the bullsh*t bailout.

d) 25% of major U.S. corporations currently pay NO federal income tax. Federal corporate tax revenues currently amount to 1.7% of the GDP compared to 5% in the 1950s. If we raised the corporate income tax BACK to the levels of the 1950s, this would give us an extra 0 billion.

All of this combined should have been enough to end the calamity. The rich would have gotten to keep their mansions and their servants and our United States government ("COUNTRY FIRST!") would’ve have a little leftover to repair some roads, bridges and schools…

3. YOU SHOULD HAVE BAIL OUT THE PEOPLE LOSING THEIR HOMES, NOT THE PEOPLE WHO WILL BUILD AN EIGHTH HOME! There are 1.3 million homes in foreclosure right now. That is what is at the heart of this problem. So, instead of giving the money to the banks as a gift, they should have paid down each of these mortgages by 0,000. They should have forced the banks to renegotiate the mortgage so the homeowner could pay on its current value. To insure that this help wouldn’t go to speculators and those who tried to making money by flipping houses, the bailout should have only been for people’s primary residences. And, in return for the 0K pay-down on the existing mortgage, the government would have gotten to share in the holding of the mortgage so it could get some of its money back. Thus, the total initial cost of fixing the mortgage crisis at its roots (instead of with the greedy lenders) is 0 billion, not 0 BILLION.

And let’s set the record straight. People who have defaulted on their mortgages are not "bad risks." They are our fellow Americans, and all they wanted was what we all want: a home to call their own. But, during the Bush years, millions of the People lost the decent paying jobs they had. SIX MILLION fell into poverty! SEVEN MILLION lost their health insurance! And, every one of them saw their real wages go DOWN by ,000! Those who DARE look down on these Americans who got hit with one bad break after another should be ASHAMED.! We are a better, stronger, safer and happier society when all of our citizens can afford to live in a home they own.

4. THERE SHOULD HAVE BEEN A STIPULATION THAT IF YOUR BANK OR COMPANY GOT ANY OF OUR MONEY IN A "BAILOUT," THEN WE OWN YOU. Sorry, that’s how it’s done. If the bank gives me money so I can buy a house, the bank "owns" that house until I pay it all back — with interest. Same deal for Wall Street. Whatever money you need to stay afloat, if our government considers you a safe risk — and necessary for the good of the country — then you can get a loan, but WE SHOULD OWN YOU. If you default, we will sell you. This is how the Swedish government did it and it worked.

5. ALL REGULATIONS SHOULD HAVE BEEN BE RESTORED. THE REAGAN REVOLUTION IS DEAD! This catastrophe happened because we let the fox have the keys to the hen-house. In 1999, Phil Gramm authored a bill to remove all the regulations that governed Wall Street and our banking system. The bill passed and Clinton signed it. Here’s what Sen.Phil Gramm, McCain’s chief economic advisor, said at the bill signing:

"In the 1930s … it was believed that government was the answer. It was believed that stability and growth came from government overriding the functioning of free markets.

"We are here today to repeal [that] because we have learned that government is not the answer. We have learned that freedom and competition are the answers. We have learned that we promote economic growth and we promote stability by having competition and freedom.

"I am proud to be here because this is an important bill; it is a deregulatory bill. I believe that that is the wave of the future, and I am awfully proud to have been a part of making it a reality."

FOR THIS NOT TO REOCCUR, This BILL SHOULD HAVE BEEN REPEALED! Bill Clinton could have helped by leading the effort for the repeal of the Gramm bill and the reinstating of even tougher regulations regarding our financial institutions. And when they were done with that, they should have restored the regulations for the airlines, the inspection of our food, the oil industry, OSHA, and every other entity that affects our daily lives. All oversight provisions for any "bailout" should have had enforcement monies attached to them and criminal penalties for all offenders.

6. IF IT’S TOO BIG TO FAIL, THEN THAT MEANS IT’S TOO BIG TO EXIST! Allowing the creation of these mega-mergers and not enforcing the monopoly and anti-trust laws has allowed a number of financial institutions and corporations to become so large, the very thought of their collapse means an even bigger collapse across the entire economy. No ONE or TWO companies should EVER have this kind of power! The so-called "economic Pearl Harbor" can’t happen when you have hundreds — thousands — of institutions where people have their money. When we have a dozen auto companies, if one goes belly-up, we DON’T FACE A NATIONAL DISASTER! If we have three separately-owned daily newspapers in your town, then one media company can’t call all the shots (I know… What am I thinking?! Who reads a paper anymore? Sure glad all those mergers and buyouts left us with a STRONG and "FREE" press!). Laws Should have been enacted to prevent companies from being so large and dominant that with one slingshot to the eye, the GIANT FALLS and DIES. And no institution should be allowed to set up money schemes that NO ONE understands. If you can’t explain it in two sentences, you shouldn’t be taking anyone’s money!

7. NO EXECUTIVE SHOULD EVER BE PAID MORE THAN 40 TIMES THEIR AVERAGE EMPLOYEE, AND NO EXECUTIVE SHOULD RECEIVE ANY KIND OF "PARACHUTE" OTHER THAN THE VERY GENEROUS SALARY HE OR SHE MADE WHILE WORKING FOR THE COMPANY. In 1980, the average American CEO made 45 times what their employees made. By 2003, they were making 254 times what their workers made. After 8 years of Bush, they now make over 400 times what their average employee makes. How We have allowed this to happen at publicly held companies is beyond reason. In Britain, the average CEO makes 28 times what their average employee makes. In Japan, it’s only 17 times! The last I heard, the CEO of Toyota was living the high life in Tokyo. How does he do it on so little money? Seriously, this is an OUTRAGE! We have created the mess we’re in by letting the people at the top become bloated beyond belief with millions of dollars. THIS HAS TO STOP! Not only should no executive who receives help out of this mess profit from it, but any executive who was in charge of running his company into the ground should be FIRED before the company receives ANY help.

8. CONGRESS SHOULD HAVE STRENGTHENED THE FDIC AND MADE IT A MODEL FOR PROTECTING NOT ONLY PEOPLE’S SAVINGS, BUT ALSO THEIR PENSIONS AND THEIR HOMES. Obama was correct to propose expanding FDIC protection of people’s savings in their banks to 0,000. But, this same sort of government insurance must be given to our NEVER have to worry about whether or not the money they’ve put away for their old age will be there. This should have meant strict government oversight of companies who manage their employees’ funds — or perhaps it means the companies should have been forced to turn over those funds and their management to the government? People’s private retirement funds must also be protected, but perhaps it’s time to consider not having one’s retirement invested in the casino known as the stock market??? Our government should have a solemn duty to guarantee that no one who grows old in this country has to worry about becoming destitute.

9. EVERYBODY NEEDS TO TAKE A DEEP BREATH, CALM DOWN, AND NOT LET FEAR RULE THE DAY. Turn off your TVs! We are NOT in the Second Great Depression. The sky is NOT falling, Chicken Little! Pundits and politicians have lied to us so FAST and FURIOUS it’s hard not to be affected by all the fear mongering. Even I wrote to and repeated what I heard on the news last week, that the Dow had the biggest one day drop in its history. Well, that was true in terms of points, but its 7% drop came nowhere close to Black Monday in 1987 when the stock market in one day lost 23% of its value. In the ’80s, 3,000 banks closed, but America didn’t go out of business. These institutions have always had their ups and downs and eventually it works out. It has to, because the rich do not like their wealth being disrupted! They have a vested interest in calming things down and getting back into their Jacuzzis before they slip into their million thread-count sheets to drift off to a peaceful, Vodka tonic and Ambien-induced slumber.

As crazy as things are right now, tens of thousands of people got a car loan last week. Thousands went to the bank and got a mortgage to buy a home. Students just back to college found banks more than happy to put them into hock for the next 15 years with a student loan. I was even pre-approved for a USK personal loan. Yes, life has gone on with little-or-no-change (other than the whopping 6.1% unemployment rate, but that happened last month). Not a single person lost any of his/her monies in bank, or a treasury note, or in a CD. And, the perhaps the most amazing thing is that the American public FINALLY didn’t buy the scare campaign. The citizens didn’t blink, instead telling Congress to take that bailout and shove it. THAT was impressive. Why didn’t the population succumb to the fright-filled warnings from their president and his cronies? Well, you can only say ‘Saddam has the bomb’ so many times before the people realize you’re a lying sack of shit. After eight long years, the nation is worn out and simply can’t take it any longer. The WORLD is fed up & I don’t blame them.

10. THEY SHOULD HAVE CREATED A NATIONAL BANK, A "PEOPLE’S BANK." Since they’re really itching to print up a trillion dollars, instead of giving it to a few rich people, why don’t We give it to ourselves? Now that We own Freddie and Fannie, why not set up a People’s bank? One that can provide low-interest loans for all sorts of people who want to own a home, start a small business, go to school, come up with the cure for cancer or create the next great invention. And, now that we own AIG – the country’s largest insurance company – let’s take the next step and PROVIDE HEALTH INSURANCE FOR EVERYONE. MEDICARE FOR ALL! It will SAVE us SO MUCH MONEY in the LONG RUN (not to mention bring peace of mind to all). And, America won’t be 12th on the life expectancy list! We’ll be able to have a longer lifespan, enjoying our government-protected pension and will live to see the day when the corporate criminals who caused this much misery are let out of prison so that We can help re-acclimate them to plain old ordinary, civilian life — a life with ONE nice home and ONE gas-free car invented with help from the People’s Bank.

P.S. Call your Senators NOW !!! —> www.visi.com/juan/congress/

Since they voted against passing the extension of unemployment benefits and skipped out to "campaign" to us to be re-elected…call them and tell them you will vote for the other "guy" if they don’t get their act together!

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UPDATE: THE PEOPLE HAVE VOTED! A HISTORIC MOMENT: NOVEMBER 4th 2008!

——> THE Historic ELECTION <——

"A work in PROGRESS."

Nov. 4th, 2008.

A great American leader once said, "As individual fingers We can be easily broken. But TOGETHER We make a mighty fist." These words too were spoken by a minority leader. He was the venerable Chief Sitting Bull. No, Barack Obama’s not the first American minority to speak eloquently and he most certainly won’t be the last. Though, in the end, this election wasn’t even close !!! The world watched as, "YES WE CAN!" turned into, "YES WE DID!" as it now ushers in, "YES WE MUST!" time is NOW!

What WE do with this moment shall define US, forthright. America has now elected a man with a background of partial African – American descent as President elect. A new leader with roots from Kenya to Kansas (with a step-father from Indonesia), will be working in conjunction with a vice-Presidential of Anglo-European roots. This is something in which citizens of ALL races – both here and the world ’round – have loudly REJOICED. Why talk about race? Is race important? You bet! Because – like it or not – race has dominated and governed Our daily lives for thousands of years. After all: "To know where We’re going, We must first know where We’ve been".

We’ve come a LONG Way baby! What was once "acceptable" in 1965 is no longer in 2008 and THANKFULLY.

This is a changing of the guard. Especially since forty-percent of America’s population is considered to be a "minority". Only four generations removed, the repression of African slaves by Anglo Saxons caused hundreds of thousands of brothers to kill brothers in a viscous and bloody battle that changed the fundamental principals of this Constitutional Republic from rhetoric to reality. This too was a significant changing of the guard.

For the first time in the history of the country, the ancestors of these very same people who so passionately fought for slavery have now OVERWHELMINGLY voted for a minority leader. This too ushers in a new chapter in the history of America. This is a tremendous nod to those great American leaders before Us who risked everything so that We find ourselves at this precise moment in time. We must give thanks to these men and women who both tirelessly and unselfishly gave their lives to cross and to help shatter the racial, sexual and social boundaries imbued in the history of the United States of America.

It has now taken place. There’s a palpable renewed sense of HOPE for a better tomorrow – a HOPE that these same crippling boundaries shall finally once and for all be erased. Yet it is wise to also remember the adage, "Actions speak louder than words" and Our rhetoric must now be turned into action. The ability to truly rise above differences and to not just speak of doing so, tells much of Our long and continuous journey. If We remember the old North American Indian saying, "We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children." We might just have a fighting chance.

The People have spoken! A record-setting 130 million Americans’ turned out to vote in Tuesday’s election, in which Barack Obama made history on a Democratic tidal wave of victory. Polling suggests voters came out in record numbers because of growing concerns over the economy, jobs, health care, energy, and the war in Iraq.

Clearly, the Obama administration and the new Democratic majority in Washington have a chance to make profound changes in Our lives – stretching ­from Wall Street to Main Street. Yes, this moment shows decency about human possibility and let’s face it, We could use just a little decency RIGHT NOW.

Perhaps more importantly, this moment speaks volumes as it’s an utter rejection of the right’s politics of fear and greed? It will now be decades before there’s another Republican majority in Congress. Never have the words, "Ask not what Your country can do for You, but what You can do for Your country," seemed more true for SO MANY. For, We-Are-Our-country. And We’re at a MAJOR crossroads. Where, oh where to begin?

OBAMA / BIDEN Campaign.

Here in New York, Working Families voters, members, affiliates, supporters and chapter leaders poured everything they had into critical campaigns that proved successful. Many are now understandably exhausted – though more than a little proud of what was accomplished. And, the results were terrific ~ if not downright Historic. For the first time since the mid-1930, the State Senate will NO LONGER be controlled by Republicans. It’s now in the hands of a Democratic Working Families majority! Just-take-one-moment-and-soak-this-in. MASSIVE Democratic majorities in BOTH the HOUSE and the SENATE!

Together, the W.F.P built a solid partnership with Senate Democrats, knocking on more than half a million doors for progressive CHANGE. And, in the end, "We the People" overwhelmingly responded. This is a MILESTONE. There’s now a renewed sense of real HOPE resonating from Washington, indeed, around the world. This is powerful. Because, without HOPE, there’s simply nothing to gain.

However, We must be careful not to fall prey to disillusionment. If illusions tear People asunder, then disillusion outright kills the human spirit. In other words, divided THEY conquer, united, WE stand. That this historic moment was ushered in during Native American Indian month is apropos. Because, We must not forget the very real foundations of this idealistic country and pay homage to the 500 plus year struggle of Our First Peoples’ for the basic rights afforded them in Our own Constitution. Obama’s victory is indeed a victory representing the multitudes. It is precisely because his success mirrors the masses, rather than a few wealthy, power-elite that this is so electrifying. A VERY palpable, "Finally!" was the expression heard ’round the world.

The world woke up WEDNESDAY with the real possibility of a very RARE OPPORTUNITY – the best in most Our lifetimes. This is a chance to truly transform America.

But, We mustn’t forget the VERY hard realities existing in this country. Just ask any woman…any "person of color"…or, any First Peoples living in this "great" land. For, as long as Native American Indians in Our country still live in policies of containment on reservations without the very basics, such as running water, electricity, or heat… as long as more than 75% of the prison population includes African-Americans, First and Taino Peoples …as long as We continue to allow Our tax dollars spent to be three times more for each of these prisoners per head than on Our own school childrens’ education…as long as American women continue to earn less than men for the SAME work…as long as We allow privately held corporations to exist without extreme MAJOR reform…as long as We continue to allow Our children to trample on foreign soil to kill and to be killed in "Our" names…as long as We sit idly by expecting or content to let others to "Do the right thing," for us… as long as We DON’T ACTIVELY PARTICIPATE TOGETHER in challenging and fighting for OUR OWN WELL-BEING for the betterment of future generations… as long as We choose to remain ignorant and in denial to Our faults…TRUE CHANGE can, and will NEVER HAPPEN.

Though, like anything rare and unique, We must first take proper time to Honor…to give thanks to those before us who, without their dedication and sacrifice, made this moment possible. We must come together. Immediate formulation and a real plan to guard and to protect this moment with fierce determination is required. New leaders are needed and will emerge so We ensure moments like this become the norm, rather than a mere token fluke. If We HOPE to transform Tuesday’s results into a real break from the shipwreck of the most immediate last thirty years – We MUST start by realizing this election represents just that – a START. It’s Round One of Our LONG and CONTINUOUS struggle.

And, Round Two will be just as tough, if not more so. Staying the course can easily be forgotten when People are dying from inadequate health care; when they’ve found themselves on the streets for lack of shelter and as they grow ever more desperate due to lack of job opportunities. Just ask people of Native or African American descent. Or, one of Our homeless veterans living on America’s streets of plenty.

Yes, the house of cards has fallen HARD and FAST. And, President / V.P. elect Barack Obama and Joe Biden have inherited many seemingly insurmountable challenges. REAL CHANGE – not rhetoric – is what’s needed. And to get it, We MUST demand it. We MUST march and be watchdogs for the sake of the coming generations. Communication with Our politicians is a MUST. MOST importantly, We MUST stand TOGETHER and be willing to fight to protect what is right and what is good for the MANY, NOT the FEW.

UNITED We STAND, DIVIDED, We FALL.

A President Obama will need to be simultaneously supported AND pushed. His training as a community organizer gives one confidence that he’ll not only understand, but should also expect this dynamic. It’s imperative for us to mind the trusty, "Follow the money" strategy. Don’t forget, President elect Obama dually made history by raising the most unprecedented amount of campaign dollars in the HISTORY of U.S. Presidential elections. According to CNN, if annualized, the Obama campaign’s ad spending on the post-primary Presidential campaign would come to US0 million. This amount is only exceeded amongst large corporations such as Verizon and AT&T – both heavy sponsors of the Republican AND the Democratic national party conventions.

At the start of October, the Democratic National Committee announced it raised US.9 million with US.5 million sitting in the bank. The party raised money through joint fund-raising events with Obama and was able to use that money to assist his candidacy. These numbers were only possible because he opted out of the public financing system for the fall campaign. John McCain chose to participate in the system, which limited him to US million for the September / October stretch prior to the election. After initially promising to accept public financing if McCain did, Obama changed his mind after setting primary fund-raising records. In fact, by the time the primaries hit, Obama was raising as much as US million each and every day. The Obama / Biden campaign raised more than US0 million in September alone – a stunning and unprecedented eruption of political giving. This extraordinary fund-raising is bound to set a new standard in politics that could doom the current taxpayer-paid system set up in the 1970’s.

HOPEfully NOT.

The party presidential nominees – Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain – together spent more than US BILLION, also an unprecedented figure. According to White House for Sale, a nonpartisan group that tracks political giving, Obama had 605 bundlers, or donors who collect money from friends and associates and bundle them together. Four years ago, Democrat John F. Kerry had 588 bundlers and, in 2000, Al Gore had none. McCain had 851 bundlers working for his campaign, compared to 557 who raised money for the Bush-Cheney re-election committee in 2004. George W. Bush is largely credited with institutionalizing the role of bundlers in 2000, when he recruited a then unprecedented 555 surrogate fundraisers.

Ask Yourselves: Who really benefits most from having donated to the Obama / Biden campaign?

President – elect Barack Obama & John McCain’s U.S. Presidential campaign funds details:

OBAMA:
Total:US0,767,963
Bundlers:605
LobbyistBundlers:17

MCCAIN:
Total: US2,525,058
Bundlers: 851
Lobbyist Bundlers: 77

See the Center for Responsive Politics Presidential campaign monies for a better perspective:

2008: Obama AND McCain – US.3 BILLION

(Obama: US0,767,963 million / McCain: US2,525,058 million)

2004: Bush AND Kerry – US.2 BILLION

2000: Gore AND Bush – US.56 MILLION

1996: Dole AND Clinton – US.82 MILLION

1992: Clinton AND Bush – US.24 MILLION

* TO SEARCH FOR MEGA-DONERS, CLICK here: www.whitehouseforsale.org/searchDonor.cfm?CandidateSelect… McCain&StateSelect=&SortOrder=Last_Name, First_Name, Middle_Name, Suffix.*

Democrats in Washington and will be under enormous pressure to "play it safe", even as everyone knows We need bold action and some kind of new, New Deal. And, if We allow the "play-it-safe" crowd to dominate, then Obama (and We) will not succeed. Make NO mistake: the corporate big-wigs and free-market fundamentalists see this for exactly what it is: THE FIGHT OF A LIFETIME. They want nothing more than for the Democrats to disappoint, because then the HOPEfulness that Obama represents can be stuffed back in the bottle and cynicism can once again regain its place in Our national political culture.

WE Can’t Let This Happen!

Whether it’s revamping our health care system…implementing a new fair-based trade policy…creating a sound, realistic and well thought-out immigration plan…jobs programs…organizing rights in Washington, or campaign election reform, family leave or fair taxes, this election has set the stage for an ENTIRELY NEW social contract between the government and the People. This election opens up a real possibility – small, but real – that We could make genuine progress as a society, in terms of equality and freedom and true sustainability. In other words, the democracy We preach, but don’t teach. What comes next is up to US. And, We need to seriously ready OURSELVES.

In short, the real meaning of this election hasn’t yet been decided.

Overall, there’s a lot of work to do. It’s imperative that EVERYONE do his share – whether this means attending a neighborhood or union meeting, signing a petition, organizing or riding a bus to a demonstration, going on a lobby visit, making a financial contribution, or just talking to a stranger about the need and desirability of the common good.

Thanks for all you do!
Live your values. Love your country.
And, remember: TOGETHER, We can make a D-I-F-F-E-R-E-N-C-E !

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re-mained awake till morning. Shortly after daylight adetail of men went back to the wagon train and broughtus rations. We crawled to the eastern slope of themountain and basking in the warm sun, dried our cloth-ing. Looking back in the direction from which we hadcome the day before, we could plainly see the buildingsin the village and the flat roofs of every one of themwas covered with soldiers, lying prone on their backs andfaces upturned to the sun. They too were drying theirwashing. The man who had retained a portion of the duck forhis breakfast brought it to light and found the featherswere not more than half plucked from it and the job ofcleaning which had been done in the dark was anythingbut an appetizer for breakfast. He concluded sowbellywas good enough and threw the foul fowl over the em-bankment. This camp was appropriately called Sleep-ing Pass, and is remembered as one of the originalcamps which circumstances forced upon us during ourservice in the Porto Rican campaign.

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Cerritos College cheerleaders and Japanese Exchange Students worked together for September 20, 2008’s football game at Cerritos College, Norwalk, California. The Japanese students are from Osaka Japan in an exchange student program in coordination by California State University – Long Beach and Cerritos College. Together, the Japanese Sports Medicine students learn a valuable on-the-job training and be part of the actions, too. Also, check out the photographs from September 19, 2008’s soccer game and softball game that included Japanese students vs Cerritos College students on some friendly games. On related note, there are photographs from September 18, 2008’s track and field with the exchange students from Osaka College of High Technology. You get to view some mean pitches from both of the worlds. Those photographs are also found in the "Cerritos College, Norwalk CA" collection. If you want hard copy on CD-ROM or DVD-R, contact me via e-mail at art.pets@gmail.com. (Michael Oh)

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MAYOR BLOOMBERG AND FIRE COMMISSIONER SCOPPETTA KICK OFF NEW FIRE DEPARTMENT RECRUITMENT CAMPAIGN

“The Best Job in the World Has the Best Benefits in the World” Campaign Features FDNY Firefighters from Diverse Backgrounds

Television, Radio and Print Advertising Campaign Launches in August – Full Recruitment Outreach Campaign Already in Full Swing

Filing for the Fire Department Firefighter Exam Opens Today

One year after investing an unprecedented .2 million in the New York City Fire Department’s Recruitment and Diversity Unit and on the first day of open filing for the firefighter exam, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta today launched the new FDNY recruitment campaign – “The Best Job in the World Has the Best Benefits in the World.” Aimed at increasing diversity within the Department, the advertising campaign features FDNY firefighters touting the benefits of joining the Department, including flexible work schedules, generous benefits and the ability to retire after 20 years of service. Coupled with an intensive citywide outreach campaign at career fairs, athletic clubs, colleges, cultural events and churches, the innovative advertising campaign will begin to appear on televisions, in newspapers and on radios later this month. The Mayor and Fire Commissioner were joined by Chief of Department Salvatore Cassano, Chairman and Chief Creative Officer of the Arnell Group Peter Arnell, members of FDNY fraternal organizations and other FDNY officials at the Engine 231/Ladder 120 firehouse in Brownsville.

“The strength of the Fire Department lies in its members and increasing the diversity of the FDNY will strengthen the greatest fire department in the world,” said Mayor Bloomberg. “This new campaign tells the public what firefighters have long known – being a firefighter is a great job with great benefits. With flexible work schedules and generous benefits after retirement, firefighters have an unusually good opportunity to balance work and family life. We want to get that message out to young people across our City who may have never considered public service. Take a second look, answer the call and become one of New York’s Bravest.”

“Everyone knows that firefighters save lives for a living,” said Commissioner Scoppetta. “This campaign highlights the lesser known side of the job – that firefighters have lifelong medical coverage, flexible schedules, a pension after 20 years and significant growth opportunities. This chance only comes once every four years – so make sure to apply.”

The new campaign includes eight different print ads in four languages (English, Spanish, Korean and Chinese), one television spot and three radio spots produced in both English and Spanish. The print ads will be placed in newspapers, on billboards, in the subways and on buses throughout the City. Television and radio spots will run on local stations throughout the open exam filing period which runs from August 7 to October 13.

In addition to targeted advertising, the Department will maintain contact with interested candidates to assist them in navigating the application process. The Recruitment Unit has set up a phone bank in Long Island City to answer questions and provide additional information to candidates. The Department will also offer free tutorials in all five boroughs for the written exam. Physical training programs will be offered through a continued partnership with New York Sports Club. Free access to physical training facilities at the Fire Academy on Randall’s Island also will be available.

The Department of Citywide Administrative Services offers the firefighter exam once every four years. This year, the pool of candidates is expected to broaden with changes in the educational requirements allowing individuals with 15 college credits, full-time U.S. military service with an honorable discharge, or at least six months of full-time, satisfactory work experience the opportunity to take the exam. The open filing period will be from August 7 to October 13. A written exam will be held in January 2007 with a physical exam to follow. Often times, it may take up to one to three years before a candidate is called to join the Department. In an effort to better prepare incoming recruits, the Fire Department will lengthen the 13-week training period at the Academy.

Last year, the City and the FDNY combined to provide an unprecedented .2 million in annual funding to expand the Recruitment and Diversity Unit. The FDNY Recruitment and Diversity Unit employs 13 full-time staff and 37 uniform personnel detailed to the unit. The Department also utilizes an additional 276 firefighters and Emergency Medical Service personnel who work overtime to staff recruitment events across the City. In years past, recruitment efforts were only focused during the open filing period every four years. This additional funding provides for year-round recruitment efforts to attract and retain potential firefighter candidates in between filing periods.

Compared to the previous decade, the Fire Department has tripled its rate of minority hires from 5% to 15%. In 2005 and 2006 alone, that figure increased to nearly 20% of all Probationary Firefighter classes. Most recently, the last class to graduate from the Fire Academy in July was more than 21% minority, with 14% Hispanic, 5% African-American, 2% Asian and one Probationary Firefighter from a Native American background.

The expansion of the Recruitment Unit has also allowed the Department to send out teams of firefighters to more than 1,500 community events since January 2006. The Fire Commissioner and Chief of Department also engage in recruitment activities, speaking at churches and community groups throughout the year. FDNY recruitment teams participate in career fairs, speak at neighborhood groups and clubs, local colleges and other cultural events throughout the five boroughs. The unit has averaged roughly 50 events per week and to date have compiled more than 33,000 names of interested individuals. Of this group, 80% of the applicants are minorities and almost 25% are women.

The Arnell Group, working alongside members of the Department, created the new recruitment campaign based in large part on recommendations from the Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs FDNY Diversity Study. The study, conducted from 2003 to 2004 at the request of the Department, found that the public became more receptive to applying to become a firefighter after learning basic information about salaries, benefits and flexible schedules. The Arnell Group captured this information with the theme of the campaign, “The Best Job in the World Has the Best Benefits in the World.” All services through the Arnell Group for the creation, production and placement of the advertising campaign were provided pro bono. The first FDNY recruitment campaign in 2002, “Heroes Wanted,” was also created free-of-charge by the Arnell Group.

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The final resting place of Matteo Ricci, and other foreign missionaries to China – central square of the Beijing Administrative College 北京行政学院国际交流合作部

Matteo Ricci, an Italian missionary, came to China in 1582. Besides preaching, he also introduced Western sciences of Astronomy, the Calendar, geography and mathematics to Chinese people. He was buried here (current day Beijing Administrative College) in 1611 after his death. The place later became the cemetery of foreign missionaries in Beijing. Now 63 tombstones exist here. It was named one of the National Important Cultural Relic Protection Sites in 2006.

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Cerritos College cheerleaders and Japanese Exchange Students worked together for September 20, 2008’s football game at Cerritos College, Norwalk, California. The Japanese students are from Osaka Japan in an exchange student program in coordination by California State University – Long Beach and Cerritos College. Together, the Japanese Sports Medicine students learn a valuable on-the-job training and be part of the actions, too. Also, check out the photographs from September 19, 2008’s soccer game and softball game that included Japanese students vs Cerritos College students on some friendly games. On related note, there are photographs from September 18, 2008’s track and field with the exchange students from Osaka College of High Technology. You get to view some mean pitches from both of the worlds. Those photographs are also found in the "Cerritos College, Norwalk CA" collection. If you want hard copy on CD-ROM or DVD-R, contact me via e-mail at art.pets@gmail.com. (Michael Oh)

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Army Reserve 1st Lt. Chad Ware of Wheeling, Ill., points to the heavens as he approaches the finish line of the 2011 Marine Corps Marathon in 2 hours, 19 minutes, 16 seconds – the fastest winning time in the past 14 years of the event. U.S. Army photo by Brigitta Bruehl-St. Armand, All-Army Sports

Army chaplain in waiting runs away with Marine Corps Marathon

By Tim Hipps
U.S. Army Installation Management Command

As if a fresh master’s in divinity earned him some sort of divine assistance, Army Reserve 1st Lt. Chad Ware ran the fastest Marine Corps Marathon in 14 years on Halloween Eve. He won with a time of 2 hours, 19 minutes and 16 seconds.

Competing for the All-Army Team in the Armed Forces Marathon Championships, Ware had set only one goal for the 26.2-mile run around Washington, D.C. He confessed afterward that winning it had not crossed his mind. He was not overly concerned about running his personal-best time. He did not even feel the need to run the qualifying standard to compete in the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for marathon, which he missed by only 16 seconds

All that mattered, Ware said, was representing the U.S. Army, and being part of something larger than him.

Still feeling strong around the 14-mile mark, the game plan suddenly changed for Ware, who went on to accomplish a feat hundreds of thousands of runners before him could not.

“When I caught up to the leaders around mile 14,” he explained, “there were two guys who had surged around mile eight or nine, and I did not go with them at that time because they just went way too fast. They did like a five-minute mile and I ran like 5:09 or 5:10 for that mile, which was still faster than my average pace on the day.

“I thought they were going to be gone and I wouldn’t see them again. But just after the halfway point, I realized I was catching back up to them and then caught them at 14. And then at 19, when I didn’t hear the last guy’s steps behind me, I thought, ‘Hey, I might have a good chance at this.’”

Ware still had a long way to go. And he had to go it alone, a distance runner’s toughest task.

“Yeah, it was still a long way, but I was feeling really good throughout the whole race,” Ware said. “Until the last two miles, that’s when I kind of started to feel it and that’s when I needed a little extra effort to be able to go under 2:19 to try to hit the Olympic Trials qualifier, and I just didn’t have it left in the legs at that point.”

Ultra-marathoner Michael Wardian of Arlington, Va., also caught early leaders Emiru Mekonnen and Temesgen Ilanso, both of Ethiopia, and finished second in 2:23:46, four and half minutes behind Ware.

“That’s the way marathon sometimes goes,” Ware said. “Those guys I was catching up to in the middle of the race, they just had a really, really not so great last half. So they fell off.”

Ware, on the other hand, knocked 1:31 off his previous personal best of 2:20:47 at the 2009 Chicago Marathon. Earlier this year, he considered taking a break from the distance.

“I’ve had some struggles in the last couple of years with the marathon – just haven’t put together a solid marathon,” he said. “My training was there. Just on marathon day, things didn’t go so well. After I did Grandma’s Marathon in June at Duluth, Minn., I was pretty much set on not doing a full marathon.”

But after helping the U.S. Army Team win the International Army Cup at the Army Ten-Miler just two weeks before the Marine Corps Marathon, Ware’s competitive nature prevailed.

“When I realized there was an opportunity to run for the All-Army Team, I thought maybe I’ll just go for place instead of chasing that Olympic Trials qualifying time and being an all or nothing thing,” he said. “That might wind up being a better thing. And I get to represent the Army, which is something I’ve always wanted to do, and haven’t had the chance to do until this fall.

“I was feeling like I was a part of something special with the All-Army Team. And I was really looking forward to getting that again with the team competition – the Armed Forces Marathon Championships – and knowing that if I had a good day, I would probably be towards the top.

“I really wanted to do well for the team and for representing the Army. It wasn’t just for my own personal goal. It was something a little bit bigger.”

Ware not only won the Marine Corps Marathon with the fastest time since Darrell General ran 2:18:21 in 1997, he also led the All-Army Team to victory against the Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps for the Armed Forces crown.

Lt. Col. Keith Matiskella (2:27:21) of Fort Leavenworth, Kan.; Lt. Col. Liam Collins (2:34:34) of the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y.; Capt. James Henry (2:40:00) of Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington; and Spc. James Cheruiyot (2:56:41) of Fort Stewart, Ga., completed the All-Army squad.

Civilian Jeff Scuffins of Hagerstown, Md., still holds the event record with a time 2:14:01 set in 1987, but the past three Marine Corps Marathons have been won by a Navy lieutenant commander, an Air Force lieutenant and an Army lieutenant.

“The Marines that were there were very, very nice and very supportive,” Ware said. “My brother pointed out to me on the U.S. Army Facebook page, they put something up about it, and there were a lot of comments and jawing back and forth between the Marines and the Army. That was kind of funny.”

Ware quickly retreated to Deerfield, Ill., to coach the men’s and women’s cross country teams at Trinity International University, just across town from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, where he received his master’s last spring.

“It’s been really neat to hear all the encouraging words from people and it’s been cool to do some of these interviews,” Ware said by telephone a couple days after his one shining moment in Washington. “But ultimately, it really puts things in perspective coming back here and I have a couple struggles that I’m dealing with my cross country team. It’s actually a good thing because it helps me set my mind on the more important things in life rather than just coming back with the high of this time, knowing that I have something greater to live for.”

Ware is determined to minister Soldiers, yet is willing to wait until the time is right.

“I think my faith – knowing that I have faith in something higher – no matter whether it’s a good day or if it’s a bad day, I hope that it doesn’t change the way I am and what I live for, and I live for God and his glory,” he said. “Whether it’s a good day or a bad day, I hope I can be a good representative for him.

“It’s become pretty obvious to me that the chaplaincy is not going to take me on active duty anytime soon, so I had to make the decision whether I wanted to be a pastor of a civilian church for a time period and be a Reserve chaplain or whether I wanted to go active duty in a different job in the Army,” said Ware, 27, who earned his undergraduate degree in chemistry and will begin military intelligence work in January at Fort Huachuca, Ariz. “My heart is to serve Soldiers in whatever capacity that may be. I’d love to do it as a chaplain, but if that’s not possible, I’d like to go active duty doing something else for a time period and then hopefully come back into the chaplaincy down the road.”

Meanwhile, Ware is debating running another marathon, or maybe even a half-marathon, to qualify for the U.S. Olympic Marathon Team Trials on Jan. 14 in Houston.

“I’m not ready to commit to that right now because I’m still recovering from this one,” he said. “I definitely want to apply for the Army World Class Athlete Program. I want to compete for the Army as much as I can.”

That, too, will take time. Soldiers do not enter WCAP straight out of college. The Army, meanwhile, can feel blessed by the day a Soldier ran the fastest Marine Corps Marathon in 14 years.

“I’m just very thankful and very grateful that everything came together, and I thank God first and foremost for that,” Ware said. “It was something that I was hesitant to expect going into the race because I knew I had been capable of that kind of performance for the last couple years. But having four or five races that have not gone the way I wanted them to, I just was very hesitant to expect anything out of this race.

“So I was just really thankful that I was able to represent the Army well. I was able to finish a marathon strongly. And the fact that I won the race was just icing on the cake. It was a really neat experience.”

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