‘Who’s the idiot with the clipboard?’ Disbelief and panic as mystery man WITHOUT a hazmat suit


By Shaun Gibson @ShaunyNews

‘Who’s the idiot with the clipboard?’ Disbelief and panic as mystery man WITHOUT a hazmat suit helps second Ebola nurse board her plane to Atlanta, disposes waste and then climbs aboard

Is he with the CDC? Both the ambulance company and Emory University Hospital said the unprotected man with the clipboard (center) is not one of their employees - meaning he is likely a CDC employee Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2794854/what-thinking-mystery-man-without-hazmat-suit-seen-helping-2nd-ebola-nurse-board-plane-atlanta-joining-them.html#ixzz3GKgbbXCZ

Is he with the CDC? Both the ambulance company and Emory University Hospital said the unprotected man with the clipboard (center) is not one of their employees – meaning he is likely a CDC employee

  • Man casually dressed in shirt and pants seen on TV walking with Ebola patient Amber Vinson
  • He carried a clipboard and walked alongside Ms Vinson and healthcare workers who were ALL dressed in hazmat suits
  • He has been identified as a supervisor for Phoenix Air, the company that flew Miss Vinson to Atlanta  
  • Miss Vinson walked onto the plane in Dallas and the man without protection also boarded the plane, flying with her to Atlanta, Georgia
  • Social media has dubbed him the ‘clipboard man’ – expressing shock that he came so close to an infected patient and unprotected 

As news helicopters swarmed over Dallas’ Love Field on Wednesday evening to watch the second U.S. nurse to contract Ebola board a private plane bound for Atlanta, one lone mysterious man stood out from the pack. Holding a clipboard and directing the transfer, the unidentified man seemed to be the only person on the tarmac without protective clothing, wearing just a button down shirt and slacks. While Ebola is not an airborne disease, his presence so close to patient Amber Vinson’s medical team sparked fears after he was seen grabbing a container and hazmat trash bag from one of the workers’ in full-protective gear and later boarding the flight.  He then flew with Vinson and the other hazmat-suited medical staff to Atlanta and local television crews spotted him with the stricken nurse as she disembarked at the airport in Georgia to be transferred to Emory University Hospital. US Media reports that the man is a supervisor for Phoenix Air, the company that flew Miss Vinson from Dallas to Atlanta. When the plane landed in Atlanta, the man had still not donned any protective clothing and was seen openly interacting with Vinson and the other medical professionals caring for the nurse.

A man in plain clothes was seen on the tarmac Wednesday afternoon, as the second Ebola patient (in yellow hazmat suit) boarded a flight to Atlanta, Georgia

A man in plain clothes was seen on the tarmac Wednesday afternoon, as the second Ebola patient (in yellow hazmat suit) boarded a flight to Atlanta, Georgia

The man is seen boarding the flight, after exchanging several objects with the hazmat crew

The man is seen boarding the flight, after exchanging several objects with the hazmat crew

Clipboard man appears to have flown on the same flight as infected Miss Vinson, as he is seen in footage of her getting into an ambulance at an airport in Atlanta

Clipboard man appears to have flown on the same flight as infected Miss Vinson, as he is seen in footage of her getting into an ambulance at an airport in Atlanta

Members of the public watching were struck with disbelief at the man’s decision to throw caution to the wind. ‘He needs to be put on watch the second the plane lands so he does not infect anyone in Atlanta. This needs to be contained and I for one will be ticked of I hear a report next week that he is the next victim!’ Dean Pitts wrote on NBC Dallas’ website. Phoenix Air, which operates the special air ambulances that  have also flown all five American Ebola patients from West African to the US, claimed the unprotected man actually made the process safer. ‘Our medical professionals in the biohazard suits have limited vision and mobility and it is the protocol supervisor’s job to watch each person carefully and give them verbal directions to insure no close contact protocols are violated,’ a Phoenix Air spokesman told ABC. ‘There is absolutely no problem with this and in fact insures an even higher level of safety for all involved.’

A CDC spokesman told KTVT that they didn’t think anything was wrong with the interaction since he ‘kept a safe distance’. Miss Vinson’s flight landed in Atlanta around 7:45pm Eastern Time. Social media was as equally impressed as they were dumbfounded by the man who has quickly become known as ‘clipboard man’ online. Dan Hevia said what many shocked viewers must have immediately thought when they saw the brave or foolhardy individual when he wrote, ‘I’d like to know who the dude with the clipboard is so I can avoid him. C’mon! Another incredulous witness was staggered, asking, ‘My infectious disease training may be a bit limited but fairly sure that clipboard isn’t Ebola proof.’ Others went straight to the heart of the matter, with Lib Media Exposed asking, ‘Who’s the idiot who thinks all the protection he needs from Ebola is a f******’ clipboard?’ Another Twitter user, Luke Murray pointed out that ‘clipboard man’ might be the recipient of a dubious prize, should the worst come to the worst. ‘So much for protocols,’ wrote Lurray. ‘Clipboard dude in the pic with nurse 2 is up for a Dawrin Award should something happen to him.’ The mystery man on the tarmac is just the latest questionable practice highlighted in the CDC’s handling of the Ebola outbreak in America, which started when Liberian patient Thomas Eric Duncan was initially turned away from Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital last month after reporting a high fever.

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The man with the clipboard is seen grabbing various objects from the hazmat team, raising questions about whether he could have been contaminated. Despite telling health care workers that he had recently returned from Liberia, he was not tested for Ebola, and was instead sent home with antibiotics. He returned home to his family’s apartment and continued to get worse over the next several days. It was only when he was taken to the hospital a second time, that time by ambulance, that medics discovered he had Ebola. And in the initial days of Duncan’s treatment, nurses at the Dallas hospital revealed that they were given ‘no protocols’ on how to dress when caring for the Ebola patient. That confusion led nurse Nina Pham, 26, to report to the hospital on Friday when she noticed a spike in her temperature. Just four days later, her co-worker Miss Vinson, became the second nurse at the hospital to contract the disease. The CDC is currently monitoring more than 75 health care workers at the hospital who came into contact with Duncan during his stay. He passed way from the disease last week.

A plane carrying Miss Vinson, who tested positive for Ebola, departs Love Field for Atlanta

A plane carrying Miss Vinson, who tested positive for Ebola, departs Love Field for Atlanta

The worsening Ebola problem led President Obama to abruptly cancel a planned campaign trip on Wednesday, deciding to meet with his Cabinet on the issue instead. Obama’s decision to nix the trip – just a few hours before Air Force One was scheduled to depart – reflected the urgency facing the administration amid the American public’s escalating concerns about potential spread of the virus.

Ebola patient Amber Vinson arrives by ambulance at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta yesterday

Ebola patient Amber Vinson arrives by ambulance at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta yesterday

Miss Vinson's plane landed in Atlanta around 7:45pm Eastern Time. She was then seen being loaded into an ambulance (pictured) to be taken to Emory University Hospital

Miss Vinson’s plane landed in Atlanta around 7:45pm Eastern Time. She was then seen being loaded into an ambulance (pictured) to be taken to Emory University Hospital

Press secretary Josh Earnest said on Wednesday that Obama still had confidence in CDC Director Tom Frieden. However, the president admitted that Ebola needs to be fought in a ‘much more aggressive way’. ‘What we’ve been doing here is reviewing exactly what we know about what’s happened in Dallas,’ Obama said Wednesday, ‘and how we’re going to make sure that something like this is not repeated – and that we are monitoring, supervising, overseeing in a much more aggressive way exactly what has taken place in Dallas initially, and making sure that the lessons learned are then transmitted to hospitals and clinics all across the country.’  This comes as President Barack Obama pledged on Wednesday to approach new cases of the Ebola virus in a ‘much more aggressive way,’ signaling that his administration hasn’t already been doing all it can to slow the advance of the deadly contagion. As pressure grows on the administration to explain how it has failed to contain the disease in Texas, the president said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention would launch a ‘rapid response SWAT team’ within 24 hours whenever a new case is confirmed.

A Frontier Airlines jet carrying Dallas nurse Amber Jay Vinson crisscrossed America's skies

A Frontier Airlines jet carrying Dallas nurse Amber Jay Vinson crisscrossed America’s skies

The CDC team, he said, will ‘take local hospitals step by step through what needs to be done.’ Obama’s comments to the press came after a hastily called all-hands-on-deck cabinet meeting that lasted two hours and pre-empted a pair of planned political campaign appearances in New Jersey and Connecticut. The president’s promise to get more serious about Ebola mirrors a vow on Monday from CDC Director Dr. Thomas Frieden, who said his agency would ‘double down’ on disease surveillance and interventions.

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**BREAKING** Plane Isolated In Madrid Over Ebola Fears


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Madrid Witness On Jet Isolation

By Shaun Gibson @ShaunyNews

An Air France plane has been isolated at an airport in Madrid after a passenger was reported to have a fever and shivers. The situation is being treated as a suspected case of ebola, a health ministry official was quoted as saying. There were 156 passengers on the flight from Paris, according to local officials and media reports.  Airports operator Aena and Air France said in separate statements that a passenger on Air France 1300 from Nigeria, via the French capital, had started shaking during the flight. The passenger, who had travelled from Lagos, was taken by ambulance to the Carlos III hospital.  Air France said the other passengers got off the plane, which will now be disinfected.

The return flight has been cancelled.  Danish authorities are testing a health worker from Doctors Without Borders for ebola, while a nurse in France is also being tested. The European Union has said it will launch an “immediate” review of exit screening in African countries hit by ebola. EU health chief Tonio Borg said the bloc, along with the World Health Organisation (WHO) will look into “conflicting reports” about whether the screening in Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea is good enough and will decide whether to strengthen controls.

The possible new ebola patient arrives at Carlos III Hospital in Madrid

The possible new ebola patient arrives at Carlos III Hospital in Madrid

The death toll from the outbreak will rise to more than 4,500 this week, according to a top official from the WHO. Dr Isabelle Nuttall, director of the organisation’s global capacities, alert and response, said cases are doubling every four weeks. The WHO will also send teams of experts to test ebola-preparedness measures at Ivory Coast and Mali’s border with the countries affected by ebola. Spain’s government has stepped up its response to suspected ebola cases in the wake of a health scare when a nurse in Madrid became the first person outside Africa to become infected with the deadly virus. Teresa Romero, was diagnosed with the virus last week and is still seriously ill but stable. She cared for two infected priests repatriated from West Africa who later died.

A person who had been in contact with Ms Romero and was being monitored remotely for signs of the disease would be hospitalised, after developing a fever, Spanish authorities said. The person was one of 68 considered to have a low risk of catching ebola, and who have to check their temperature regularly from home. Another 15 people, including Ms Romero’s husband, are still under observation in Madrid’s Carlos III hospital where she is also being treated, but have displayed no symptoms.

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(The Alleged) The Hollie Greig Cover up – Westminster Expenses Scandal & Peadophile Den?


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By Shaun Gibson : @ShaunyNews

DISCLAIMER – Before I share images and type words and share what I know, I must first say all this is hearsay, speculation and untrue as things stand today. 

None of the views or images here are the thoughts or product of either Ace News Desk/Ace News Services, nor myself the writer

The links below are two articles I did on what ‘seems’ to have been and may well still be a peadophile ring involving members of the British Political establishment, TV Stars and perhaps others in famous circles. I am not claiming for one second any of this is true but what I am doing is asking what the thoughts of my readers are on this story. I would appreciate you leave a comment on the blog so we can keep all the replies and PERHAPS  things others want to share. The Disclaimer applies ONLY TO ME. Should you want to add something to this article, please do so at your own risk. I am speculating on what ‘seems’ to be a mountain of evidence. The Catholic Church are involved also and if you dig long and hard enough so are the British Royal Family, SO I HAVE BEEN READING. I can’t prove any of this, I can only share my research from my chair where I as a disabled person sit and have time to research for days/weeks on any given story. Also I am a severally disabled person. I take strong medication and I use voice recognition for much of what I do. I repeat, none of this has been proven to be true, I am suggesting only that they may be. As a citizen of Britain, a democratic society I have the right to ask questions, the same questions people asked for ME TO GET THIS INFORMATION. This is 2nd hand information I could readily find on the internet with a proper search

Should you ever need to check if there is anyone on the Sex Offenders List in your area or any area in the UK, you can legally do so here: http://ukpaedos-exposed.com/contact-usreport-an-offender-2/

http://shaunynews.com/2014/07/13/tory-child-abuse-whistleblower-i-supplied-underage-rent-boys-for-margaret-thatchers-cabinet-ministers-as-media-go-to-for-tories-and-westminster-hard/

http://shaunynews.com/2014/07/13/thatcher-covered-up-conservative-sex-scandal-wow-media-are-going-with-it/

Alleged, but PLEASE. Google and you will find other media outlets ran the story, not just the People

Alleged, but PLEASE. Google and you will find other media outlets ran the story, not just the People

The Bard Communications office website is very strange and I have 5 PDF Files from their office dated 21st September 1961 http://www.bard.com.sg/

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List of religious leaders convicted of crimes

L Rom Hubbard makes an appearance here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_religious_leaders_convicted_of_crimes

This is his section in the document: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L._Ron_Hubbard

Make of this what you will. I had to share this. I had the PDF for years and. well, better minds than I may see something else 

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The Hollie Greig Cover up

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From what I have read and it is very hard to read anything on Hollie Greig that anyone can say “Truth” So again, hearsay. Robert Green I can see tried to expose the story and wasn’t allowed to.  I can share this below. From what I can find, this is the only video of Robert Green speaking about Hollie and her supposed ‘Abuse’

Robert Green: Hollie Demands Justice campaigner jailed today in Scotland.

Posted on 17. Feb, 2012

Press Release from the Hollie Demands Justice Website

The Hollie Demands Justice campaign very much regrets the decision today of the Sheriff Court in Stonehaven to deprive Robert Green of his Liberty.

Despite breaches of Mr. Green’s human rights and repeated irregularities in law and process by the police, the legal profession and the court system since Robert Green was first arrested in February 2010, the Sheriff Court in Stonehaven, Sheriff Principle Edward Bowen saw fit to curtail his freedom, sentencing him to 1 year in jail (9 months for Breach of the Peace, 3 months for Breach of Bail conditions).

Robert has been a most robust and valued campaigner on behalf of Hollie Greig and her mother Anne, in seeking justice for the wrongs inflicted upon Hollie, exposing the lack of a duty of care from those in positions of trust, the perjury of Grampian Police and highlighting the nefarious nature of the legal system and the Establishment in both Scotland and England.

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Anne Greig said today:

Hollie and I would like to publicly thank Robert Green for his bravery, his tireless work and his dedication to Hollie’s cause, her search for justice. We consider ourselves most fortunate to have found such a man of principle to act and campaign on our behalf, whose selfless actions have taken him into conflict with those who would abuse their power and powerful connections to evade justice. Our disappointment with the legal system in Scotland now knows no bounds.

In our opinion Robert Green should be awarded a medal, not a criminal conviction.

It is our hope that Robert’s legal team will mount a speedy and energetic appeal on his behalf to release him from this enforced loss of his liberty that he most certainly does not deserve and we now state publicly that we will have fears for his well-being whilst in p1ison. We will hold responsible and accountable those who have seen fit to incarcerate him should any interference with his being or any harm befall him.

I would like to thank all the wonderful people who have supported Hollie, Robert and myself during this long and ongoing campaign, especially those who have repeatedly made the long trip to Scotland regularly giving support to Robert during his many hearings.

Both Hollie and myself extend our heartfelt wishes, our thoughts and our prayers are with Robert today.

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Far from seeing the jailing of Robert as a setback, the Hollie Demands Justice campaign will be stepping up the pressure as Anne Greig will now vigorously move forward with her High Court appeal and is currently discussing the timing of mounting a series of private prosecutions against those who have abused their positions of trust, many of whom have now perjured themselves in the courts and on the public record.

This campaign will not be silenced, it will move forward relentlessly until every possible avenue is exhausted, no matter how long that takes. No stone will be left unturned until Justice is not just done, but that justice is seen to be done.

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I can only share to create debate. I have researched as much as I can on many things, this one many are not aware about, some are. This is the official story, should we believe it below

 Summary:

1. Hollie Greig made serious allegations of child sex abuse to Aberdeen Police in 2000 and named 22 alleged abusers and 7 alleged victims (in addition to herself). The alleged abusers include social workers, a judge, a senior police forensics officer (since deceased) and two Head Teachers.

 2. Until now the Aberdeen Police have refused to interview more than at most 2 of the 22 named suspects and none of the 7 victims named by Hollie.

3. This refusal to properly and thoroughly investigate Hollie Greig’s allegations is despite the fact that 2 medical doctors and 2 clinical psychologists have examined her and their findings have supported her allegations that she was sexually abused.

Furthermore, the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority examined Hollie’s allegations, accepted that she had been abused and awarded her £13,500 in compensation for this.

4. All that Robert Green has been campaigning for is for the Aberdeen Police to properly and thoroughly investigate Hollie Greig’s allegations – that is their job and their duty, especially given the sheer gravity of Hollie’s allegations.

Sad sign of our times that if Hollie had alleged to police that these people had engaged in “Homophobic” activity the police would have thoroughly investigated it like a shot but to them alleged child sex abuse is perceived as not important.

5. For his campaigning Robert Green has been arrested by the Aberdeen Police at least 3 times so far. Arrested and investigated by the very same police force he’s trying to get to properly and thoroughly investigate Hollie Greig’s allegations of child sex abuse.

6. Robert Green is definitely innocent but even if you thought he somehow deserved to be arrested that does not alter the fact that he has a human right to have the defence Barristers he needs to defend himself and to have the Legal Aid he urgently needs to hire them.

On 9 September 2003 the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal found him “guilty of conduct unbefitting a solicitor On 15 October 2009 he voluntarily removed himself from the Roll.

And what qualifications and authority does Bennett have as an officially discredited ex-solicitor who had to leave his profession after disciplinary proceedings, to then appoint himself police, judge and jury in the Hollie Greig case and acquit all the alleged abusers named by Hollie even though they have never ever been properly investigated by the police?

All Robert Green is urging is for the police to do their job which is to properly and thoroughly investigate allegations of criminal activity, especially of serious criminal activity such as Holiie Greig’s allegations of child sex abuse.

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The story of a Peadophile ring, expense scandal’s in Political circles are rife and have been doing the round for years. All I am doing here is sharing a story ‘Supposedly’ reported by others and covered up by others (If you believe this to be true) As I said at the outset there is no proof here. All I have given you all is a chance to research should you want to see if there is any truth. I have no intention of taking this story any further. As a Scottish person who voted YES to leave what I see is a CRIMINAL WESTMINSTER, Proved by the lies from Westminster the BBC and many more. When we question the trust of one party and we see inadequate information I believe we can call into question the validity of other stories. All I am doing here is questioning stories you may or may not be aware about. I will leave some information below in Images as well as print

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Extensive Post On Why Alex Salmond Is Not Stupid


NOW CALM DOON PEOPLE - TRUST UNCLE SHAUN

NOW CALM DOON PEOPLE – TRUST UNCLE SHAUN

By Shaun Gibson : @ShaunyNews

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Salmond seeks minimum wage powers


A VERY CLEVER MAN ;-)

A VERY CLEVER MAN 😉

By Shaun Gibson : @ShaunyNews

The convention, announced today at the STUC’s Decent Work, Dignified Lives conference in Glasgow, is designed to provide leadership on Scottish industrial relations and promote the principles behind fair work. It will encourage dialogue between unions, employers, public sector bodies and government. The Scottish Government established the Working Together Review in February to examine how better working environments can be created for employees across the country.

Holyrood ministers said they will publish a full response to the review around the new year, but in the meantime they have submitted recommendations to the Smith Commission on Scottish devolution for the minimum wage to be decided by the Scottish Parliament. Speaking at the conference, Mr Salmond announced a further step in the Scottish Government’s commitment to a living wage. “The Fair Work Convention was a key recommendation of the Working Together Review,” he said. “Such is the importance of the review’s principles, I’m delighted to announce that we are making this important suggestion a reality, and strengthening our commitment to living wage policy and fair working conditions for all. “We will, of course, work closely with the STUC in establishing this body. The Fair Work Convention will provide leadership on industrial relations and encourage dialogue between unions, employers, public sector bodies and government. “One of the aims of the Fair Work convention will be to exert greater Scottish influence over the minimum wage; it will also champion other aspects of good industrial relations, including payment of the living wage. “It will be a powerful advocate of the partnership approach which characterises industrial relations in Scotland at their best – it will highlight the fact that business productivity goes hand in hand with proper pay for employees. “It will take forward the aims of this conference – decent pay and dignified lives – and the objective that I have pursued throughout my political career; the power to make that happen. Not just change in Scotland but change for Scots. “We must ensure that people are valued, rewarded, engaged in their work – and we must allow everyone to feel they have a stake in the success of their workplace, their community and their country. “The Scottish Government is working to build that sort of economy and that sort of society. After the energising process of the referendum Scotland will never be the same again – it will be better.”

But shadow Scottish secretary Margaret Curran hit out at the First Minister and said: “With each day that passes, Alex Salmond looks more and more like he is acting in bad faith. “People across Scotland voted to continue pooling and sharing resources across the whole of the United Kingdom. The First Minister needs to respect the sovereign will of the people of Scotland and ditch his suggestion of another referendum.” She argued having a national minimum wage across the whole of the UK “means that people in Scotland avoid a damaging race to the bottom”, with Ms Curran stating: “Scottish Labour will not devolve the minimum wage because it will make Scots worse off by opening up competition on pay and conditions between workers in Scotland and the rest of the UK. The interests of working people are not served by pitching one against the other.” She continued: “You can’t trust the SNP with the minimum wage. With a Labour government across the UK, we will increase the minimum wage to £8 an hour – far more than the SNP suggested during the referendum campaign. When the SNP had the chance to improve wages – by introducing the living wage for public contracts – they voted against it. “Scottish Labour wants powers for a purpose, backed up by pooling and sharing resources across the UK. That means extensive new powers over tax, welfare and jobs which will give us a powerhouse Parliament able to make a real difference to the lives of people across Scotland.”

http://www.thecourier.co.uk/news/scotland/salmond-seeks-minimum-wage-powers-1.629479

http://www.veooz.com/news/PHaPzdc.html

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Brighton UK: Sainsbury’s lesbian couple were told to leave the branch by security guard ‘for kissing’


What if it was a man and woman?

What if it was a man and woman?

By Shaun Gibson : @ShaunyNews

A “Big Kiss-In” has been held in the Brighton branch of Sainsbury’s after a lesbian couple were threatened with expulsion by a security guard for briefly kissing.

Dozens of people – men and women, including one couple in wedding dress – descended on the store on Wednesday as bemused shoppers looked on. Video footage of the event shown by ITV News showed a number of couples, some in fancy dress, kissing as people held signs with supermarket-style slogans like “Live well for lez”.

Sussex University’s students union said in a tweet: “Thanks to everyone who took part in the #bigkissin. Great to see people in Brighton and beyond showing we like kissing and hate homophobia.” The incident that sparked the protest happened last week when a customer complained about Annabelle Paige, a Sussex University student, and her partner kissing.

Ms Paige told The Times that she had only given her girlfriend a light kiss, but was told by a security guard to stop or leave the store. “I’m so shocked and upset about it. I get that if another customer is uncomfortable that’s a bad thing… but the problem is the other customer was in the wrong and essentially being homophobic. The guard did not seem to understand that, I was absolutely humiliated,” she said shortly after the incident.

Sainsbury’s had this to say:

It is clear that Miss Paige and her partner were not behaving inappropriately and we are very sorry that they were treated in this way. We have called Miss Paige to apologise and will be making a donation to a charity of her choice.

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Man and a Woman, no big deal here right?

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Two Woman, told to leave! Man and Woman not told to leave!

Scotland, where I live allowed Gay Marriage last year

Scotland, where I live allowed Gay Marriage last year

As The US Dollar Crumbles – The World Is Set For War


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By Shaun Gibson : @ShaunyNews

RESEARCH YOURSELF! The guy in the video said what I did a while back 

I got told about the link directly below by Army Personnel and partners left at home real upset, they are there! 

https://acenewsdesk.wordpress.com/2014/08/31/breaking-american-and-uk-military-sent-to-kuwait-and-middle-east/

I am no expert AT ALL here! I did this article here about the World dropping the PetroDollar (What currency the World use to trade Oil) and the effects that may happen. From what I hear/read/see I believe the US Dollar is about to crash. I also believe this new War is part of America’s plan to make money because War = Oil. 

https://acenewsdesk.wordpress.com/2014/08/24/obama-has-created-a-scenario-for-the-destruction-of-the-united-states/

The concrete piers of two new bridges are rising out of the Ohio River between Louisville, Kentucky, and southern Indiana, as crews blast limestone and move earth to build the roads and tunnels that will soon connect the twin spans to nearby interstate highways. For more than two decades, the project languished. Business and political leaders on both sides of the river couldn’t agree on how to relieve snarled traffic, improve safety and spur development that was bypassing the region for Indianapolis and Nashville. The Ohio River Bridges project is an American anomaly that has the potential to become a model while lack of money and political will are allowing many of the nation’s roads and bridges to crumble. Along the shores of the Ohio, Democrat-led Kentucky and Republican-run Indiana have forged a partnership to rebuild U.S. infrastructure at a time of partisan gridlock and untapped trillions in private dollars. “It’s an enduring irony that the U.S., allegedly the home of innovation, is absolutely block-headed and backwards in this one respect,” former Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels, now the president ofPurdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, said in an interview. “America needs the upgrade and modernization of our infrastructure, and I don’t think you’ll get there if you keep excluding, or at least discouraging, private capital.”

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Construction crews work to erect a new highway bridge to carry I-65 traffic across the Ohio River to southern Indiana.

Construction crews work to erect a new highway bridge to carry I-65 traffic across the Ohio River to southern Indiana.

Trillions Sidelined

President Barack Obama’s administration, which had resisted private financing of public works, is starting a new center to serve as a one-stop shop for bringing capital into government projects. During a Sept. 9 infrastructure conference with investors, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew said while direct federal spending is indispensable in such cases, tight budgets demand creative ways for unlocking private money. His cabinet colleague, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, put it more bluntly when he announced the Build America Investment Initiative in July. “There will always be a substantial role for public investment,” Foxx said. “But the reality is we have trillions of dollars internationally on the sidelines that are not being put to work.” Fixing those roads and bridges also boosts employment. Every $1 billion in new infrastructure investment creates about 18,000 jobs, according to a 2009 report by economists at the University of Massachusetts’ Political Economy Research Institute.

Safety Dividend

An Indiana economic-impact study estimated that the Ohio River Bridges project alone will generate an average of 15,500 jobs annually through 2042. Planners promise a safety dividend as well: The river’s juncture is a national crossroads of truck traffic that has seen higher accident and injury rates than U.S. averages, according to a crash study. For Indiana’s share of the $2.3 billion project, the state is using WVB East End Partners to finance, design, build and maintain for 35 years a new bridge and highway approaches. The group consists of Walsh Investors LLC of Chicago; Vinci Concessions SAS, based in Rueil-Malmaison, France; and Bilfinger Project Investments North America, a division of the German builder Bilfinger SE. While Kentucky lacks the legal authority for such a deal and is using more traditional public financing for its portion, Democratic Governor Steve Beshear is pushing for legislation to allow Kentucky to use public-private partnerships for transportation work. The old model of relying on federal funding is no longer viable, he said. “The practical facts are that if we are going to have any large infrastructure projects in the foreseeable future, it’s going to have to involve the private sector,” Beshear said. “That’s where the money is, and that’s where people are willing to put money up in order to get these projects built.”

Pension Capital

Institutional investors such as Montreal-based Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec have capital and want to invest in U.S. infrastructure because it meets their long-term objectives, said Macky Tall, Caisse’s vice president of private equity and infrastructure. The Caisse is Canada’s second-biggest pension-fund manager, with C$214.7 billion ($190.7 billion) in net assets as of June 30. There hasn’t been more investment because the U.S. is behind other countries in tapping private capital, Tall said, and there’s been a lack of expertise, legal authority or receptivity to it in some parts of the country. “We as the investors keep it very simple: We only go and invest where that capital is desired and considered helpful,” he said. “We really only make these investments where there is appetite for that capital.”

Gas Tax

Tall said U.S. states are becoming more comfortable with private investment, in part because there are more examples of successful projects and fewer alternatives to pay for mounting infrastructure needs. The U.S. has used mostly fuel taxes and public financing for such projects. And the federal gasoline tax hasn’t been raised since President Bill Clinton was in office. A divided Congress only managed a short-term measure in July to prevent the Highway Trust Fund from becoming insolvent. California passed the first legislation allowing public-private partnerships for transportation projects in 1989. Today, 33 states and Puerto Rico have such authority, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures. After years of debating the Ohio River bridges, Daniels and Beshear got on the phone late in 2011 and agreed to split the work, paying for each share separately.

‘Spaghetti Junction’

Kentucky’s portion includes a new six-lane downtown bridge for northbound Interstate 65 from Louisville and a reconfigured “Spaghetti Junction” where I-65 and two other interstates meet. Indiana is building a new bridge eight miles (13 kilometers) upstream connecting Louisville’s east end with southern Indiana while also expanding highways and building twin tunnels under historically protected property to connect to the new span. Indiana’s history of tapping private industry for transportation work includes the $3.8 billion, 75-year lease of the Indiana Toll Road that Daniels sought in 2006 to pay for roads and bridges. The toll road’s private operator sought bankruptcy protection last month when traffic didn’t match projections. The state’s piece of the Ohio River Bridges uses a different public-private financing model that could require taxpayers to cover any shortfall in tolls. The Indiana Finance Authority issued $677 million in tax-exempt, private-activity bonds in March 2013 on behalf of WVB East End Partners. The authority is also making $392 million in “milestone” payments during construction and annual “availability” payments for 35 years — assuming the operator maintains the bridge — using toll revenue on the new spans that the states are splitting.

Toll Road

The toll-road bankruptcy may prompt some government planners to question using availability payments and require private operators to assume more risk, said Robert Poole, director of transportation studies at the Los Angeles-based Reason Foundation, which advocates free markets. It still makes sense for governments to take on some risk in return for private investment, as long as they account for the liability, Poole said. The agency has done just that, said Stephanie McFarland, spokeswoman for the Indiana Finance Authority. While the toll-road deal involved “aggressive traffic projections” and financing, she said, the Ohio River Bridges project is based on conservative traffic estimates and low-interest debt.

Ingenuity Award

Indiana’s approach won “project of the year” recognition last year from groups including the Washington-based American Road & Transportation Builders Association, which called it “a prime example of the ingenuity” of public-private partnerships. The tools had been used before, though rarely on a project of such scale involving two state governments, the association said. Kentucky is using more traditional financing that includes bonds backed by toll revenue, a low-interest federal loan and Grant Anticipation Revenue Vehicles bonds, or Garvees. The failure to craft more innovative approaches has left an unmet U.S. infrastructure need that the American Society of Civil Engineers estimates will reach $3.6 trillion by the end of the decade. The list of stalled projects includes a replacement for the Interstate 5 bridge connecting Portland, Oregon, and Vancouver, Washington, and a new Brent Spence Bridge between northern Kentucky and Cincinnati, Ohio.

PLEASE Spot the joke here

PLEASE Spot the joke here

Hungry Investors

Officials in those bordering states have been unable to agree on the scope or funding as Kentucky and Indiana have with the Ohio River Bridges. Beshear said he’d like private financing as an option for the Brent Spence Bridge, just as public-private partnerships have been used for the Denver FasTracks rail project and the replacement of the Goethals Bridge between New York City and New Jersey. Institutional investors say they would like to invest more in public infrastructure — if only there were more suitable projects willing to take their money. If there were, it would mean an additional $2.5 trillion in investment globally through 2030, according to a 2013 study by the McKinsey Global Institute. The U.S. has the potential to be the largest public-private partnership market in the world because of the size of its infrastructure and urban populations, Moody’s Investors Service said in a Sept. 8 report. The swift financial closing of the Ohio River Bridges project — fewer than nine months — suggests the U.S. is ready for more public-private partnerships, said Xavier Huillard, Vinci’s chief executive officer.

Taking Off

“American lawyers are now good at dealing with such contracts, credit-rating agencies that rate bond issues, they’re all ready to deal with the concept of PPPs,” Huillard said in an Aug. 1 earnings call. “And that’s probably the sign that PPPs should start to take off in the United States.” One remaining barrier to private investment is that projects generally require a dedicated funding stream such as tolls, which some Americans oppose on top of paying taxes, said Robert Palter, director of McKinsey’s infrastructure practice in Toronto. While residents in Louisville and southern Indiana aren’t happy about tolls for the new Ohio River bridges, the work has been needed for decades, said Rebecca Bethard, who bought a house with her husband that overlooks the bridge work in Indiana. It will cut her 40-minute commute to Louisville in half, and the value of their home should only increase, she said. “Tolls are a fair trade-off for getting it done,” Bethard, an attorney, said in an interview. “The benefits outweigh the costs.”

Convoys Diverted

The unreliability of conducting business in the region was significant, said Kerry Stemler, chairman of the Louisville area’s chamber of commerce, who helped lead a bi-state bridges authority. U.S. military convoys have even diverted around Louisville because of the congestion, he said. “Not to move forward with this project basically was saying to this city and this part of the country that we’re not going to be participating in the future growth of the country, and that’s not acceptable,” Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer said in an interview. Companies in the region support the project, including United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS), which operates what it calls the world’s largest fully automated package-handling facility at Louisville International Airport, and Ford Motor Co. (F), which employs about 8,800 at its Louisville Assembly Plant and nearby Kentucky Truck Plant.

Job Generator

The bridge project may generate an average of 15,556 jobs a year from 2012 to 2042 in the region, with $29.5 billion in personal income and $86.7 billion in economic output, according to a March update of a study prepared by the Economic Development Research Group Inc. in Boston. The promise of better interstate access and flow of commerce is already attracting companies including Amazon.com Inc. to the 6,000-acre River Ridge Commerce Center, the former Indiana Army Ammunition Plant near where the east end bridge is being built, said Jerry Acy, the center’s executive director. The juxtaposition of work being done by the two states using different financing models also will provide a unique opportunity for comparison over time, said Daniels, the former Indiana governor. He called it “about as close to a political trial as you’re ever likely to have.” Investors are watching, said Raymond Levitt, director of the Global Projects Center at Stanford University. “If this Ohio River project finishes up really well, that’s going to be, I think, a beacon for foreign investors to say, ‘This can be done in the U.S.,’” Levitt said.

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Scott Brown – Captain for Club and Country


The Most Influential Player We Have

The Most Influential Player We Have

By Shaun Gibson : @ShaunyNews

By Shaun Gibson

By Shaun Gibson

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Being from Edinburgh I had the pleasure of watching Scott Brown play through kids football, to the Hibs first team to Celtic and Scotland Captain. What a journey it has been. I used to live a free kick away from the away end at Easter Road and would often, time allowing take in the odd Hibs game. Scott Brown was a player I noticed very early. Scott trained with Falkirk nearer home and Rangers as kid before joining Hibs as a raw 13 year old. Scott signed his first professional contract in 2002 with Hibs, making his first start as a substitute in a 3–1 win against Aberdeen on May 3rd 2003. Even then you could tell as a raw 17 year old he had the hunger and desire to be the best. His debut against Aberdeen was near the end of season 2002/2003, in Hibs’ remaining two matches of the season and scored in both, a double in a 2–1 win against Livingston and in a 3–2 defeat to Partick Thistle. Hibs then Chief Scout John Park was the one who spotted Scott playing and the rest is history. His mother would regularly take Brown to Hibs training sessions in Edinburgh and Motherwell where he was coached by Davie MacMillan, Gordon Rae, John Park and Keith Wright. Brown became a regular in the Hibernian team in the 2003–04 season, playing 41 times in all competitions and scoring four goals. He was fast catching the eyes of Scouts from all over England then closer to home. His wit in-front of the cameras was noted and we could all see a very young confident player emerging into Scottish football, Scott won Young Player of the Year award. In 2007, the year after winning his dream move

The Famous “Dunno” Video

Scott came through the ranks at Hibs with a few good players at this point. Kevin Thompson his close friend signed for former Scottish side Rangers FC in 2007. Reading FC were showing a real interest in Scott and had rumoured to have tabled a £2+ deal for the kid, Scott famously said afterwards

If I had chosen Reading I would probably be fighting a relegation battle next season and then maybe disappearing into the Championship. In two years’ time people would have been saying, ‘Remember that lad Scott Brown – whatever happened to him?’

Reading were indeed relegated at the end of the 2007–08 season. Despite intense speculation that he would move to Rangers, with Rangers fans taunting Hibs fans that Brown would sign for them, Brown agreed a move to Celtic with real interest from another team who used to play in Glasgow

Who Doesn’t Remember Ex Scottish Side Rangers FC Singing This 

Agent Willie McKay commented that Brown was excited about playing for such a successful club and the chance to play in the UEFA Champions League. Brown was transferred for £4.4 million, the largest transfer fee exchanged between two Scottish clubs. His last game for Hibs at the end of season 2007/2008 was a home game against Celtic and he scored a superb goal. He scored many goals for Hibs but had a positional change to holding midfielder at Celtic. Gordon Strachan allows Scott to be a box to box player and I personally think this is his best position. You can’t hold a player like Scott Brown back, he needs the freedom of a football park to do what he does best. Strachan has been a HUGE factor in Scott’s development from a young kid to a grown up and a leader of men

Then came the ‘Broony’ and an awakening into a real Celtic captain

When he started his Celtic career many Celtic fans at the start didn’t see a £4.4 Million pound player but over time we seen a young kid grow into club and country captain. He is vital to Celtic now, when he isn’t there we don’t play as well. In the big games he lifts the players and will tackle with his face if needed. His most famous goal for Celtic to date was, well you seen it above, that goal will go down in Celtic history for all of time

With it being a record fee many Celtic fans wanted immediate return, but we waited and it was worth the wait

With it being a record fee many Celtic fans wanted immediate return, but we waited and it was worth the wait

Brown was a regular in the Scotland national under-21 football team managed by Rainer Bonhof, who recommended Brown to contacts in his native Germany. Brown made his debut for Scotland as a substitute in a friendly against the USA in November 2005, then making his competitive debut for Scotland in March 2007, coming on as a substitute for Gary Teale during a Euro 2008 qualifying match against Georgia. Having performed well in that appearance, his first start for Scotland in the following match, a 2–0 defeat against 2006 World Cup winners Italy. Scott never looked back and was appointed captain by then new Scotland manager Gordon Strachan in February 2013 the same Manager who gave Scott his chance at the big time. The last two games for Scotland, Georgia at home (1-0) and Poland away (2-2) Scott was man of the match in both games. A few Scottish International players who ply their trade in the English game stated this week they think Scott can play top 6 in the English Premiership no problem, let’s hope he remains with Celtic for life, he is peaking at the age of 29 and we will see him get even better. I think he is happy at Celtic. His comment regarding Reading FC when he was younger I think tells us all he won’t leave Celtic to become a player who is unknown and disappears into the English game, Scott wants to be a Celtic legend, no inside knowledge here, you can just tell. The impact he is having for Celtic and Scotland just now is superb, Scott has a good 5 years left in him, let’s hope they are in the green and white hoops

His goal against Poland away (0-1)

Money doesn’t buy you this attitude 

/ Broony /

/ Broony /

 

A video of Scot’s career so far via the SFA Website

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Nurses call for more training in Ebola fight


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US Nurses are not happy, rightly so!

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AUSTIN — Most health care workers here have long known about the Ebola virus, but never had to deal with it. In that sense, “Ebola is new to us,” said Cindy Zolnierek, executive director of the Texas Nurses Association. Now one of their own is sickened with Ebola. While Zolnierek said Nina Pham is “in our thoughts,” she added that many nurses also are thinking of their own health. “They are concerned… and they should be,” said Stacey Cropley, director of Practice at the Texas Nurses Association. That organization — which represents more than 7,000 Texas nurses — is calling for more training, and is urging health care workers to speak up to hospital management whenever they have questions or concerns about safety. “The only way you do that is to get people comfortable with being transparent,” said Joyce Batcheller, nurse and president of CNO Solutions, a health care executive recruitment company.

CBS Evening News

She said fostering the kind of transparency that might help make the Ebola response better starts by investigating when things go wrong, but avoiding the blame game. Many health care workers weren’t happy with recent comments by Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Protection, that the Dallas nurse contracted Ebola after a “breach in protocol.” “When you say there was a ‘breach,’ that sounds like the nurse thought, ‘Let me mess this up,’ and that’s not true,” Batcheller said. Pham, 26, became infected while treating Thomas Eric Duncan, the first Ebola patient to die in the USA. Pham is the first person known to contract the disease in the USA. She issued a brief statement through Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital saying she is “doing well” and thanking the medical team providing her care.

“I’m doing well and want to thank everyone for their kind wishes and prayers,” the statement said. “I am blessed by the support of family and friends and am blessed to be cared for by the best team of doctors and nurses in the world here.” Frieden said Tuesday that officials have thus far failed to determine how Pham contracted the virus during treatment of Duncan. Officials with the Texas Nurses Association are speaking out, hoping to give voice to the professionals who work silently inside the hazmat suits doing the hard, stressful and often dirty work. Those who have come into contact with Ebola patients at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas have been required to shower after each patient interaction. Their colleagues have been banding together to make that precautionary procedure a little less of a chore. “The other nurses are buying them high-end bath products, so there is that kind of caretaking that is really wonderful to see,” Zolnierek said.

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U.S. health official allowed new Ebola patient on plane with slight fever


Ebola

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(Reuters) – A second Texas nurse who has contracted Ebola told a U.S. health official she had a slight fever and was allowed to board a plane from Ohio to Texas, a federal source said on Wednesday, intensifying concerns about the U.S. response to the deadly virus. The nurse, Amber Vinson, 29, flew from Cleveland to Dallas on Monday, the day before she was diagnosed with Ebola, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said. Vinson told the CDC her temperature was 99.5 Fahrenheit (37.5 Celsius). Since that was below the CDC’s temperature threshold of 100.4F (38C), “she was not told not to fly,” the source said. The news was first reported by CNN. Chances that other passengers were infected were very low because Vinson did not vomit on the flight and was not bleeding, but she should not have been aboard, CDC Director Dr. Thomas Frieden told reporters

Not a big Fox News fan as I believe they scare the USA! Anyway

Congress will hold a hearing on Thursday on the U.S. response to Ebola, with Frieden and other officials scheduled to testify.

Vinson was isolated immediately after reporting a fever on Tuesday, Texas Department of State Health Services officials said. She had treated Liberian patient Thomas Eric Duncan, who died of Ebola on Oct. 8 and was the first patient diagnosed with the virus in the United States. Vinson was transferred to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta by air ambulance and will be treated in a special isolation unit. Three other people have been treated there and two have been discharged, the hospital said in a statement. Television images showed Vinson walking from an ambulance to an Emory hospital door with an escort, both of them in protective clothing. Vinson, a worker at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, had taken a Frontier Airlines flight to Cleveland from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport on Friday. She returned to Dallas on Monday aboard Frontier Flight 1143. The CDC said it was asking the more than 130 passengers who were also on the flight to call a CDC hotline.

LOW LIKELIHOOD OF OUTBREAK

In Washington, President Barack Obama said the likelihood of a widespread Ebola outbreak was “very, very low.” But he pledged a more aggressive response to U.S. Ebola cases. Obama met with Cabinet officials to discuss the government’s response after canceling trips to various U.S. states on Wednesday and Thursday to focus on the Ebola crisis. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner, an Ohio Republican, said Obama should consider a temporary ban on travel to the United States from countries suffering from an Ebola outbreak.

At least 4,493 people, predominantly in West Africa, have died in the worst Ebola outbreak since the disease was identified in 1976. The virus can cause fever, bleeding, vomiting and diarrhea, and spreads through contact with bodily fluids. Vinson’s trip to visit family members in Ohio put a second U.S. metropolitan area on Ebola alert. She is related to three Kent State University employees and the school’s health services director, Dr. Angela DeJulius, said they had been asked to remain off campus for 21 days.

They will monitor themselves for possible symptoms of Ebola, she said.

Cleveland Clinic and the Metro Health System said they had put on paid leave employees, mostly nurses, who were on Vinson’s flight to Cleveland from Dallas. They were returning from a nursing conference in Texas. The Ohio health department said the CDC was sending staff to Ohio to help coordinate Ebola efforts. U.S. airlines stocks tumbled again on Wednesday on renewed fears of a drop-off in air travel. Ebola concerns also contributed to a 1 percent drop in the Dow Jones Industrial Average, which was under pressure from global economic worries. Over the weekend, nurse Nina Pham, 26, became the first person to be infected with Ebola in the United States. She had cared for Duncan during much of his 11 days in the hospital.

National Nurses United, which is both a union and a professional association for U.S. nurses, said on Tuesday that the hospital lacked protocols to deal with an Ebola patient.

‘PILED TO THE CEILING’

Basic principles of infection control were violated by both the hospital’s Infectious Disease Department and CDC officials, the nurses said in a statement, with no one picking up hazardous waste “as it piled to the ceiling.” The hospital said in a statement that it had instituted measures to create a safe working environment and it was reviewing and responding to the nurses’ criticisms. The hospital also said it would offer a room to any affected worker who wanted to avoid the possibility of exposing other people to the Ebola virus. Dr. Daniel Varga, the chief clinical officer for Texas Health Resources, which includes Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, will apologize on Thursday for mistakes made in treating Duncan, the man who died of Ebola in Dallas. “We did not correctly diagnose his symptoms as those of Ebola. We are deeply sorry,” he said in online testimony prepared for the congressional hearing. The Dallas County Commissioners Court is set on Thursday to discuss whether to ask Governor Rick Perry to declare a local emergency. The declaration would help reimburse Dallas County for expenses related to Ebola. Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings said at a news conference that Vinson, the second infected nurse, lived alone and health officials moved quickly to clean affected areas and to alert her neighbors and friends. A decontamination could be seen taking place at her residence.

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