frankilin roosevelt

It's not about being liberal or conservative anymore y'all. That is a hype offered by the fascist whores who want to confuse the people with lies while they turn this country into an aristocratic police state. Some people will say anything to attain power and money. There is no such thing as the Liberal Media, but the Corporate media is very real.

Check out my old  Voice of the People page.

Gino Napoli
San Francisco, California
High School Math Teacher

Loyalty without truth
is a trail to tyranny.

a middle-aged
George Washington

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Sunday, 15 October 2017 at 17h 47m 9s

Adverse Childhood Experiences

  • Wikipedia
  • Journal of American Medical Association
  • American Journal of Preventative Medicine
  • The ACE Study

    Children who are exposed to adverse childhood experiences may become overloaded with stress hormones, leaving them in a constant state of arousal and alertness to environmental and relational threats. Therefore, they may have difficulty focusing on school work, and consolidating new memory, making it harder for them to learn at school. Approximately one in three or four children have experienced significant ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences). A study by the Area Health Education Center of Washington State University found that students with at least three ACEs are three times as likely to experience academic failure, six times as likely to have behavioral problems, and five times as likely to have attendance problems.

    These students may have trouble trusting teachers and other adults, and may have difficulty creating and maintaining relationships. The trauma-informed school movement aims to train teachers and staff to help children self-regulate, and to help families that are having problems that result in children's normal response to trauma, rather that simply jumping to punishment. It also seeks to provide behavioral consequences that will not re-traumatize a child. Punishment is often ineffective, and better results can often be achieved with positive reinforcement. Out-of-school suspensions can be particularly bad for students with difficult home lives; forcing students to remain at home may increase their distrust of adults.

  • Sunday, 1 October 2017 at 22h 29m 21s

    Robert Lustig : Processed Food, an experiment that failed

    Saturday, 30 September 2017 at 23h 28m 35s

    The disaster in Puerto Rico occurred long before Hurricane Maria

    Lee Camp tells it like it is. The corporate media always focuses on the benevolent corner of the dysfunctional cancer that is financial corporatocracy.

    The truth is that Puerto Rico became a colonial possession of the financiers and large corporations when it was taken in the Spanish American War of 1898 ... because ... well you know, freedom of course. That's why Puerto Rico is still not a state, has no representation in Congress, has been a tax haven for decades, and actually has a law passed by Congress from 1984 that makes bankruptcy illegal. Unlike Hawaii -- which was incidentally the first colonial possession of the United States that did not arise from war or treaty with another foreign power.

    Hawaii was possessed in 1893 by a rump group of Americans who asked the United States to protect them because other foreign powers were going to corrupt the government of Queen Lili'uokalani and they were all about her safety and protection. Or so claimed the newspapers and the official proclamations.

    After her brother's death on January 20, 1891, Liliʻuokalani ascended to the throne and assumed the title on January 29. During her reign, she attempted to draft a new constitution which would restore the power of the monarchy and the voting rights of the economically disenfranchised. Threatened by her attempts to abrogate the Bayonet Constitution, pro-American elements in Hawaii overthrew the monarchy on January 17, 1893. The overthrow was bolstered by the landing of U.S. Marines under John L. Stevens to protect American interests, which rendered the monarchy unable to protect itself.

    Because American merchants and financial interests always pre-empt Democracy and national autonomy. These very same people engineered the McKinley campaign, and then orchestrated the Spanish-American War in 1898. You are a fool if you think it really had anything to do with an explosion on the Battleship Maine that was anchored in Havana.

    One hundred and 3 years later ....

    [SOURCE: Wikipedia]

    Saturday, 23 September 2017 at 1h 28m 15s

    I detest Scott Walker's pretentious intellectuallism

    Sunday, 17 September 2017 at 19h 26m 43s

    Really nice website for commentary and information is a really nice web-blog that I just discovered. Good writing and good information too.

    Tuesday, 12 September 2017 at 0h 50m 6s

    Update on previous World Series prediction

    Oh my those Cleveland Indians are ending the year hot hot hot. Currently going for win number 19 tonite. In the modern baseball era, after 1900, the longest win streak "including a tie" goes to the 1926 Giants (yea buddy). The longest streak "not including a tie" belongs to the 1935 Cubs. OMG my two favorite teams. In 3rd place, the 2002 Oakland Athletics won 20 in row.

    [SOURCE: wikipedia ]

    I remember that win streak, back when Miguel Tejada was the man, hitting .308 with 34 homers and whooping 130 rbi's. Eric Chavez hit .275 with 34 homers and 109 rbi's along with his Gold Glove D at 3B. Barry Zito, Mark Mulder, and Tim Hudson anchored the rock solid Pitching statff. Oakland had a good team, and would have gone to the World Series were it not for the incredible defense and pitching of the New York Yankees. They had the Yanks down 2 wins to zero in the playoffs, and yet New York came back. One amazing Derek Jeter play at the plate. That was the last time the A's ever came close as sniffing the WS.

    So much for "Money ball". What a ludicrous joke.

    Anyway, I have to update my predictions. It's gonna be Cleveland versus the Diamondbacks. I would love the Cubs reunion but the D'backs have been magical this year, and have the bullpen and pitching staff to compete in the playoffs. Especially since they got JD Martinez, he who recently hit 3 homers in a game for the AZ win. The two hottest teams in September will end up in the World Series is what I say.

    I still love the Brewers, but it's hard to compete when your number one pitcher Jimmy Nelson goes down for the season with a rotator cuff injury. I had him on all my fantasy teams too. Major suck-ation. I immediately picked up Brewer rookie Brandon Woodruff hoping the young stud continues his rookie dominance. I am watching him against the Pirates tonite. His poise and confidence is impressive early on despite getting sabotaged with a first pitch home run by the sly veteran McCutchen. But Woodruff was unfazed, and has now gone 4 innings with no more runs, allowing only 1 walk and 2 more hits. And that walk could have been a strikeout had the umpire called the low pitch that was a strike.

    Indians vs. Diamondbacks is my call for the World Series.

    Monday, 11 September 2017 at 2h 24m 17s

    Updated World Series predictions

    Well now look at those Indians and Diamondbacks go with their consecutive victories. It is a secret pleasure that the D'backs victories came at the expense of the Dodgers.

    Hmmm. Me-thinks that it might very well be the Indians vs. the D'backs this year. Both of them are power house team offenses in addition to having good bullpens. The Dodgers pitching staff is falling apart, and I am sadly down on the Brewers with my man Jimmy Nelson suffering a shoulder rotator cuff injury. However, I still cannot write off the Brew-crew this year. All they have to do is get into the playoffs and then you never know.

    Saturday, 9 September 2017 at 22h 29m 40s

    She is coming

    Hurricane Irma begins to turn Norht.

    Meanwhile, Hurricane Jose continues to follow in the distance. Wow.

    Saturday, 9 September 2017 at 22h 23m 43s

    Xiuhtezcatl Martinez

    He is a seventeen year old indigenous climate change activist who was raised in Boulder, Colorado. His ancestry dates back to the Aztecs. I love his long hair.

    [SOURCE:  google search list ]

    Here he is on the Bill Maher show, Friday 8 September 2017

    What he says in this segment about Cows and Dairy has me thinking. I eat Sour Cream, certain kinds of dairy-based cheese (in addition to goat-based cheese), and put 2 or 3 fluid ounces of Half-n-Half in my coffee every day. Maybe twice a month I might eat anywhere between 4 to 12 ounces of beef.

    It is true that raising cattle necessitates growing lots of grain to feed them and using tremendous amounts of water. It is true the methane releases from cattle is more than automobiles. However, I have always thought that the problem with the modern food situation is that so many people eat more food than they need to because the way they eat is completely out of metabolic balance. Dumping all that sugar into our bloodstream, or all the processed foods that become sugar in the bloodstream, forces us to eat more than we need because our bodies are too busy freaking out from all the blood sugar to utilize the fats and proteins efficiently. Then there are misconceptions about fats that lead people to eat "low-fat" diets which deprive them of the ability to effectively absorb minerals and vitamins. The "fast-food" industry is more responsible for the situation Xiuhtezcatl and Maher describe here, in my opinion. We do not need to eat a hamburger every single day, or even 3 times a day -- as is the case for some folks.

    But I agree with Xiuhtezcatl completely. It doesn't have to be this way. You do get to choose how to eat 3 meals a day. Laws could be mandated to make factory production illegal, just like the Jewish community made decisions about what foods are Kosher. It's about long term solutions to the inevitable problems when you use an industrial complex solution to the food distribution system.

    Friday, 8 September 2017 at 5h 22m 12s

    Three Hurricanes at once

    Behold. Hurricane Katia hovering around Veracruz, Mexico. Hurricane Irma barrelling towards Florida and freaking out 30 years National Weather Service professionals. And then here comes Hurricane Jose following in the path of Irma.

    WTF. This is amazing.