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Al Sharpton Demands Federal Investigation Of Zimmerman

Al Sharpton Demands Federal Investigation Of Zimmerman

Al Sharpton told Meet the Press host David Gregory Sunday morning about his plans to pursue civil rights charges against George Zimmerman, following the latter’s acquittal Saturday night for the murder of Trayvon Martin.

“Clearly there are grounds for a civil rights charges,” Sharpton told Gregory.

Al Sharpton won't rest until justice is served.

Al Sharpton won’t rest until justice is served.

Sharpton, a key figure in metastasizing the shooting into a national issue in March of 2012, said he and Martin’s family had planned from the beginning to ask for a federal investigation if Zimmerman was let go.

“The mother and father of Trayvon Martin and I with their lawyers met with the U.S. attorneys in Florida, the day I went down to organize the first rally there,” Sharpton said. “We always said there needed to be a Plan B, but there needed to be a Plan A.”

“I watched the whole trial, and no one can say what Trayvon Martin did wrong,” Sharpton argued. “‘They always get away with it,’ the gentleman said. Who is they getting away with what? That’s the basis of a civil rights trial.”

“Was this not a fair trial?” Gregory asked.

The trial happened,” Sharpton said. “The verdict came in. That does not exhaust the legal options of this family, and the bigger community issue of civil rights. We now have a position on the books in the state of Florida where an unarmed teenager who committed no crime can be killed and the killer can say self-defense. That is dangerous…I think every American ought to be afraid that my child can do nothing wrong and can be killed and you can use self-defense and tell four or five different stories that end up being inconsistent and still walk away.”

Gregory continued to press Sharpton over whether he believed Zimmerman got a fair hearing. “You disagree with the verdict, but you don’t question that it was a fair trial,” he said. “If you wanted him to have a day in court, that happened. That part of the process worked.”

“There could have been some things done differently at trial,” Sharpton admitted. “But the real object now is to move forward on dealing with the state law and civil rights.”

Sharpton referenced a march he and Martin Luther King Jr.’s grandson would be having in honor of the anniversary of Dr. King’s “I Have A Dream” speech. “How do we have this country deal with Dr. King’s dream fifty years later, and you can’t walk an innocent child through a neighborhood without the child being harmed, let alone killed?” Sharpton asked.

Powerball Jackpot Winning Ticket Purchased In Florida

Powerball Jackpot Winning Ticket Purchased In Florida

Some lucky person walked into a Publix supermarket in suburban Florida over the past few days and bought a ticket now worth an estimated $590.5 million – the highest Powerball jackpot in history.

Whoever has the ticket hadn’t come forward as of Sunday afternoon.

That makes six Powerball winners from Florida. And this one is a sole winner.  That’s a lot of money.

Mega Millions logo

Mega Millions logo

The Lotto Powerball logo

The Lotto Powerball  

No one know who one the prize. Actually, they can’t claim the prize until prize anyway since the Florida Lottery offices don’t open until then anyway.

Downtown Fort Lauderdale Publix

 Publix 

If this person is smart, they are on the phone with an accountant and attorney right now.

But plenty of people in Zephyrhills – population 13,337 – are wondering whether it’s someone they know. Zephyrhills is a small city in Pasco County, about 30 miles northeast of downtown Tampa. Once a rural farming town, it’s now known as a hotbed for skydiving activity, and the home to large retiree mobile home parks and Zephyrhills bottled water.

The winning numbers were 10, 13, 14, 22 and 52, with a Powerball of 11.

The chances of winning the prize were astronomically low: 1 in 175.2 million. That’s how many different ways you can combine the numbers when you play. But lottery officials estimated that about 80 percent of those possible combinations had been purchased recently.

Ok, well, one thing is for sure,  whoever did win owes me money…remember? Yeah ya do? Don’t try to welch… fork it over.  Wouldn’t if be great if our girl Olivia Sprauer had the winning ticket… now that would be FLORIDA for you!

Florida Teacher Olivia Sprauer

Olivia Sprauer

I have been following this story.  Olivia Sprauer got fired recently when her modeling portfolio came to the attention of her employer. She is a high school teacher in Florida. This story has gotten attention all over the world. I found this article. I haven’t edited it at all. Looks to be the work of a re-writer. Probably not a native speaker. Just amazing how far media reaches.  ( BTW, I am the first to ignore grammar, spelling etc in pursuit of self expression. I am not a journalist. why do I need a question mark when you already know I am asking a question.   see?  ee cummings loves me.)  You know, don’t even read what follows, it’s drivel anyway, just enjoy the pics.

There is nothing special to pose for “TASTEFUL nudes.” maybe you just can earn some laugh, but as a educator, it definitely not ok ti do that, for you duty is to Inspire your students to learn by using the art of rap to “get on their level.”

Olivia Sprauer, 26-year-old, high school teacher, be fired!

Recently, Olivia Sprauer posed for a set of photographs, she under the name “Victoria James,” appeared on such sites like XXXTremeVisionRadio.When the photo was found by the high school she worked in, she was called into the principal’s office and confirmed that is her, later she was immediately retired!

Then the teacher replied “You can’t fire me. I quit was going to quit anyway!”

She revealed if she leaves the school she may be happier, but she still a little sad as she wants to finish three years with her students!

She can’t accept it, she thought she is right “I don’t open my legs on camera. I take swimsuit glamour style photography.”

At last, Olivia said she will attend her students’ graduation.

It is a loss for her, so do the school! We think!

Good luck Olivia… you will make a fortune cocktailing, dancing, or appearing  in Vegas. Get your butt out here.

NFL throws Tim Tebow for a loss?

The media frenzy surrounding Tim Tebow and his every action is nothing short of a circus.

Heisman Trophy Winner , before he is about to ...

Heisman Trophy Winner , before he is about to be honored at halftime during the (Dec 23rd 07) Jaguars/Oakland game. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Every move the fellow makes is sliced and diced and served up for the rest of the world to evaluate. The talking heads on the tube can stop talking about him. He was the lead story for months while he had the come from behind streak going with the Broncos.

Rumors flying around that he is being blackballed by the NFL. That he is not worth the media circus and associated distractions that go with having him sign a contract.

On top of that, everyone knows about the throwing mechanics, the wildcat, and all the other playing ability stuff.

Of course, the whole “Tebowing” thing.  Frankly, I am tired of all of it. If he is being blackballed it is a good example of the machinery that is the NFL.

Tim Tebow won a national championship at Florida. He won the Heisman trophy. Urban Meyer was like a father to him. He was essentially a really competitive guy, a fullback, playing at the Quarterback position. He has a story. He has some leadership skills. He has his day in the sun. Accompanying all of this was the religious references every damn time the mic was shoved under his nose. Not everyone feels the same way as Tebow does. People put up with it, why? I guess, the want to see the kid play and are willing to overlook the religion stuff. Tebow is not the first to do this. Giving thanks to God for the win is nothing new.

Here is what it boils down to.  Any (successful) effort by an individual, intentional or not, to usurp media, divert attention to oneself, or otherwise distract from the the NFL and their business interests, the copyrighted materials, or anything owned by the NFL will get the person slammed hard on the mat. I promise you, you will be thrown for a loss.

Lots of guys win games in row. Lots of guys win a playoff game. Lots of teams have a come from behind win.

Follow the money.

Why do owners want to pay Tim Tebow millions to be a distraction? In the scheme of things, Tebow is an ankle biter compared to the owners. It takes a gazillion dollars to be a franchise OWNER. With that comes certain benefits, one of which is the quiet confidence of being the only game in town on Sunday 6 months of the year. Another comes to mind. Having the Commissioner in their hip pocket. The can accomplishment almost anything they want. Money, power, ad dollars, media, (cheerleaders),  a brand, control,  hmmmmm, think of the possibilities.

Big money media contracts make the NFL world go around.

Tim Tebow is less than a cog in the big scheme of things.

 

Olivia Sprauer pics

Here you go… Victoria Valentine James pics. This is what I could find on the internets. Just think, had Al Gore not invented the internet, we would have nothing to talk about. Hell, we wouldn’t even know each other.

It’s our girl, Olivia Sprauer.  She works under the name of Victoria Valentine James. Hey, I checked this out… in the U.S.,  you can legally assume another name, for instance, a stage name, without filing papers, get an attorney involved, or getting the government involved. Whasssssuuuupppppp?

I found some pics. I thought I would share with y’all.

I don’t judge. Let’s root for this girl. Let’s see what she can do and where she can do.  Like it or not, she is getting her 15 minutes. No problem. She is a pretty girl!

How about these?

Olivia Sprauer pic

There you go!  Hope you make a fortune!

Teacher Olivia Sprauer forced to resign after modeling portfolio surfaces

Teacher Olivia Sprauer forced to resign after modeling portfolio surfaces

Here we go again… A perfectly good teacher forced to resign when her modeling portfolio comes to light.

Victoria Valentine James, Facebook.com

Victoria Valentine James, Facebook.com (Photo credit: Townsquare Media Albany)

Breaking news!  Olivia Sprauer was born NAKED.

So were you.

Sprauer claims that on April 29, the school’s principal asked her to come into the office and showed her one of the pictures. It was one of the photos she took as a model and at that point, the principal asked for her resignation. She was then escorted off school property.

The school only said that Sprauer doesn’t work for the system anymore.

Sprauer doesn’t think she did anything wrong, noting that she was pictured in a bikini. “I take swimsuit glamour style photography.”

-ed comment: This is a teacher living and working in South Florida. South Florida has beaches. People, including those who work for the school system, go to the beach.  Heaven forbid they should be seen wearing a bikini.

Sprauer went by the name Victoria James as a model and notes on her Model Mayhem profile.

“I don’t make pornography. I don’t open my legs on camera. I take swimsuit glamour style photography,” Sprauer said.

Olivia’s Model Mayhem page.

Here is the link to here Instagram http://instagram.com/victoriavalentinejames also NSFW

Victoria Jams/Olivia Sprauer Facebook page