Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Not all Muslims are fundamentalists, not all are terrorists

I've run into conservative or fundamentalists Christians too, often on taxis, which can be scary, especially when the taxi ride is late at night or a long one. So far I ran into 2 suspected fundamentalist Muslims driving taxis. The best option in such a case is to keep you mouth shut, pretend tiredness or sleepiness, formulate an escape plan and pray trip will be over soon. In these fraught times do not go places that are "fishy" and try not to get into taxis or elevators with fishy people. Stay safe and alive. kmk 10-18-2017

Second judge rules against trmp travel ban, saying his own words show it was aimed at Muslims

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/second-judge-rules-against-latest-travel-ban-saying-trumps-own-words-show-it-was-aimed-at-muslims/2017/10/18/5ecdaa44-b3ed-11e7-9e58-e6288544af98_story.html?utm_term=.30bb3a124f6c
Renowned Sufi poet Rumi.

Monday, October 16, 2017

trump campaign subpoenaed over sexual assault allegations

http://www.cnn.com/2017/10/15/politics/trump-campaign-subpoena-sexual-assault-allegations/index.html

LA Times photo shoot with Ai Wei Wei

"It's sad (about refugee crisis) but some kind of reality." http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/arts/94785134-132.html
Photos of Ai Wei Wei, Burma Rohingya Refugees, Aung San Suu Kyi from Internet, last three from 2012. Kyi May Kaung Words Sounds and Images

Sunday, October 15, 2017

the venting "precedent" -- inside the WH pressure cooker

http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/354683-washington-post-source-i-think-we-are-in-pressure-cooker-territory Also so ignorant called governor of US Virgin Islands "president" i.e. himself. Rumors he may be questioned by Mueller team, his lawyer tells MSNBC "Nice try, but absolutely No" with 16 exclamation marks! See The Rachel Maddow Show. Preibus and one other already interviewed. 10-15-2017

Warning--graphic--man held by Taliban says they raped his wife, killed his baby--

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/joshua-boyle-says-taliban-linked-captors-raped-caitlan-coleman-killed-infant-daughter/2017/10/14/595b1d2c-b0d1-11e7-a908-a3470754bbb9_story.html?utm_term=.3571ee9ff62f

lack of fire regulations did not save Santa Rosa neighborhood in California--

http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-coffey-park-explainer-20171011-story.html developers and even government and state should be sued big time. What about the loss of life. That comes of T-style business first policies. dammit. 10-15-2017

At least 189 killed after twin bomb attacks in Somalia

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/15/world/africa/somalia-bombing-mogadishu.html

Larry Flynt and Hustler Magazine offer $10m for dirt on Trump to impeach him--

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2017/10/14/have-dirt-that-could-impeach-trump-larry-flynt-will-pay-you-10-million/?utm_term=.027e61367454 Read the pdf of the ad itself, it is very informative. 10-15-2017

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Ref. psychotherapy

My experience is Burmese and most people fear or do not understand modern psychotherapy, whereas it can be very helpful. There are LOTS of people, male and female, walking around who are self-medicating with sex, alcohol, guns, power, you name it, and who apparently think asking for help is "weak" "crazy" or shameful. You need to talk to someone,and better to talk to a trained psychiatrist than a quack doctor or Burmese astrologer. If you are an artist or a writer, you have "safety valves" but even then, in some cases you may need medication. So take my advice, get help, Lassie. Or Laddie, as the case may be. Before you kill yourself, someone you love or dozens of strangers. K. M. Kaung (Ph.D.) my Ph.D. is on Political Economy, but as a refugee, I have first hand knowledge of need for someone to talk to.

ad. You may not be fully aware of it, but you may be depressed or have other issues--Burmese-born NY based psychotherapist

To:you Details http://www.moepsychotherapy.com/ I know Julien Moe due to our involvement in Burmese overseas democracy movement since 1997. But we have never yet met in person, though have corresponded off and on over years. km Kyi May Kaung Words Sounds and Images

Friday, October 13, 2017

Burma activist Simon Billeness calls for targetted sanctions against Burma army--

http://internationalcampaignforfreedom.blogspot.com/2017/10/urgent-tell-your-us-representative-to.html Simon has worked on Burma for over 2 decades. I can attest to his integrity, research skills and committed activism. If one is going to bark or bite, it is essential to choose the right tree. It has to be targeted sanctions and fine tuned. I wonder what the former "Friends of Burma" which changed its name weather vane style to "friends of mee ahn mar" in 2010 think now. They are partly to blame too for all the pretense of change. As soon as I set foot in Thailand in 2010 my former colleagues told me of the name change. Friends of Burma was composed of Wn Govts + Australia + international non-profits, so everyone is equally responsible. Not just Daw Suu. Besides, sins of omission (not speaking up, speaking up too late or too softly) are hardly the same as sins of commission, actually directing the helicopter + on ground attacks during the on-going genocide against the Rohingya. Enough said. To avoid a fate like Cassandra's, I am just writing fiction now and painting. BTW, check that website above regularly. The webmaster there gave me "key" to post whenever I like, but I seldom need to as he does such an excellent job. Thank you, km 10-14-2017
Recent photos from Internet Kyi May Kaung Words Sounds and Images

Tell your US representative to support sanctions against Burmese Army

http://internationalcampaignforfreedom.blogspot.com/2017/10/urgent-tell-your-us-representative-to.html

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Sorry, I was away, visiting Dupont original gunpowder mill, and Dupont home and Hotel, and seeing a Broadway Show

we do need vacations now and then, all of us. Then we need to do the laundry before and after. I decided that the news is so horrid, I will not watch it for awhile, but while in Delaware, I did open the TV MSNBC, on Wednesday morning, and saw a bit of Morning Joe, on which Mika and Joe were talking about DJT saying he wanted to increase nuclear capacity of USA 10 times. When I mentioned it to man in lobby, who was sitting with his newspaper folded in his lap, he said, "You asked to see the paper, that's OK, I have not read it yet." I was so pissed I just scanned the headlines and handed his d paper back immediately. Now, This was not a handsome young man, but a fat old man who talks too much, with a pot belly and a cane. ML who uses a cane, walked in, so I told the 2 men I was sitting between, "I'm giving my seat to M, OK?" The one on my L said, "She can sit over there, " but it was across the room. One on L appeared very taken with an old looking woman with lots of wrinkles, but maybe she was pretty in his eyes. This one is transparent like the glass NYTs building. Their table at dinner the night before was so noisy. They sat at the bar before dinner, while those at our table did not, but I know from previous trips that the tall one does not drink. -- Immediately after, our bus rolled in, so I got up and went to the bus. What an ass hole, maybe he voted for T. (One on my R) At lunch, where I tried to look for cafe said to be inside New York Times building, but we went into Dean and Deluca, where I bought a mug and a bar of flourless fudge, this man then collared my new friend and started talking. My friend said, "--is a talker, I've heard these stories many times before." I said, "He was grumpy this morning, so I am wary of engaging him (in conversation." During the intermission of War Paint, he was full of beans again, maybe he recovered, and said about the show, "I just don't care," about the trade wars between Helena Rubenstein and Elizabeth Arden, depicted on stage, and it's true, I nodded off several times during Act I. At intermission, I had to move fast to join line to ladies, which was one floor up. They had a floor minder like in Berlin, to keep people moving fast. Act 2 got a bit better, but still did not show the icons as multi-dimensional, am trade wars are hardly dramatic material. My woman friend said, "Don't think we'll be humming these tunes." It's true, music was not memorable either. But it was part of package deal on a group trip, and I did not want to be critical while our tour managers had done so much, and everything went without a hitch. They even gave us small cards to mark if we wanted red or white wine or water for happy hour on our way back. I guess they do this on longer trips. I asked for white wine, but could not manage more than a few sips. -- At the gunpowder museum, I just said, "We could not do all this on our own," and it's true. "Too many moving parts." Also, many of us are challenged. My friend said she can't see well, she read the menu with difficulty, and I did not want to leave her alone on a NY street, besides, I did not want to walk alone on 42nd street either. But it is a lot better than the 1980s, when it was a street of peepholes and X-rated stuff. I was surprised when I looked up and realized we were right in front of NY Port Authority Building, where all the Greyhound buses park. Come a long way since then. My friend asked me what I must enjoyed doing, writing? Painting? Sewing? I said, Writing is not enjoyable, it is painful. Maybe painting. Then you should do that. Thank you for your advice. Sometimes I don't know what to do. When I said I had never been to France, she said, Then you should go. At breakfast the very nice couple from Egypt said, the wife Isis (the goddess, not the terrorist group) said, It's a good time to visit Egypt. She said she was a pathologist,so I told her about my relative who is a pathologist. Her husband, she said, is a retired physician. He said, when they go to Egypt, they are like tourists, because they have been away so many years, things have changed so much, they can't find their way around any more. He said to his wife, You should qualify what you just said. To me: If you go, don't go in a group in bus like we're doing now (in USA) you might become targets of a terrorist group-- I added for him, As US tourists? Yes, there is lots of global terrorism now. The security at the theatre just looked into our open bags with a flash light one second. My friend said, "I don't think they will find anything, the way they do things." But at least this year I have my expensive hearing aids, and can hear better, though not that much to hear. And so that's the report from Our Village for today. Watch the news people, be engaged, be active. K M Kaung 10-13-2017
Cartoon from Internet, Greeley arrives in New York.

tweets 10-12-2017

Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung now how wrong can this world be, watch @MSNBC 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung 31s32 seconds ago Nominate for person of the year or Nobel Prize, San Juan Mayor-- Former FBI Director, James Comey. Get orange out of WH into jail.

Sunday, October 08, 2017

Quote of the day--no bay in Mandalay

MGM International, which owns Mandalay Bay, lost almost $1 billion the day of the shooting after shares of the company fell nearly 5%. from Fortune.com 10-8-2017

Intimate pictures capture pain of the Rohingya

http://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2017/10/08/554542946/photos-a-photographers-intimate-view-of-what-the-rohingya-crisis-looks-like

Missing journalist Kim Wall case. Danish divers find more body parts, including head--

Danish divers find missing body parts of K WAll http://nydn.us/2kvWAbE Truly sad story, alleged killer found with sex tapes of torturing women. Women should not go off with men who are fishy, no pun intended. One can only imagine how her family feels. 10-8-2017

When did you meet your Harvey Weinstein? Sex assault victims in workplace speak up--

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-intersect/wp/2017/10/07/when-did-you-meet-your-harvey-weinstein-thousands-share-workplace-sex-assault-stories-online/?utm_term=.44571ea6ce45 I would say it's prevalent from what I saw in 3 years at RFA Burmese Service, and latest reports are it continues, now with female boss Flathead Snake head, who has just dumped her alleged favorite for a younger man, while he has moved on, I am told, to head of organization LL. I am glad I was pushed out of there bc my programs were popular in Burma in 2001. Since then, about a dozen have lost their jobs due to doing their jobs well. 10-8-2017

Turkish military vehicles entering Syria

https://in.reuters.com/article/mideast-crisis-syria-turkey/turkish-military-vehicles-enter-syrias-idlib-sources-idINKBN1CD06M

Chuck Schumer says he rebuffed another offer fr T. on health care--

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/07/us/politics/trump-schumer-obamacare.html

Trmp on N Korea--how to mishandle a nuclear crisis

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-politics/wp/2017/10/07/trump-on-north-korea-sorry-but-only-one-thing-will-work/?utm_term=.5ac9eb1f944d

Hurricane Nate makes landfall near Gulf Coast--

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/07/us/hurricane-nate-gulf-coast.html

Saturday, October 07, 2017

Wonderful documentary--The Great Moghul

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fileKe_ydRs

Dehli--A novel by Kushwant Singh--highly recommended--

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Delhi:_A_Novel

Genocide--worse than war--a PBS documentary--

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w7cZuhqSzzc

from Hindustani Times, greatest India novels you cannot afford to miss

http://www.hindustantimes.com/brunch/greatest-indian-novels-you-cannot-afford-to-miss-part-i/story-UNfsvAbm5Jm6IVNGhIhRdL.html

James Michener's 1997 NYTs obituary--author of Hawaii, Chesapeake, TX, Mexico, The Novel etc

http://www.nytimes.com/1997/10/17/books/james-michener-author-of-novels-that-sweep-through-the-history-of-places-is-dead.html I have read some of them, abt 50% --in Burma through my mother's friend Mrs Hummel, and from 1982, Poland, The Novel, Chesapeake, Mexico, Texas, and the last one about life in an old people's home, which I retrieved from garbage while helping someone clear out a fixer upper in TX. They are all equally good, I read the Bridge at Andua first in abridged form in the 1950s in Burma and at least till 1982, that edition of Readers Digest was still on my bookshelf in Burma. I've read Poland twice, and Bridge at Andua twice also. The last book is shorter, but no less excellent. I liked Caravans the least, mainly because I didn't think the woman wearing sneakers under her hijab was realistic, but I may like it now if I read it again, I don't know. km Kyi May Kaung Words Sounds and Images

Poetry readings

Readings

My writerly memoir A Time to Write, Not Just about Burma--

https://www.amazon.com/Time-Write-Burma-Memoir-Memoirs/dp/153977421X

Rachel Maddow wins 2 Emmys--one for Flint, Michigan crisis coverage--

http://www.freep.com/story/entertainment/2017/10/06/rachel-maddow-emmy-flint-water-crisis/740242001/

Thursday, October 05, 2017

Moving documentary on Free Poles, Little Poland in UK--Everyone should watch this--

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LxnEpYyWxlU Especially if you are a member of a diaspora, as I am. See also Polish Government in Exile. km Kyi May Kaung Words Sounds and Images

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Why is this happening? I believe Westerners barking up wrong tree--Dr Daw Aung San Suu Kyi to be stripped of Oxford honor--

http://www.cnn.com/2017/10/04/europe/aung-san-suu-kyi-oxford/index.html Above, report by CNN's Ivan Watson. She has no official post and no real power. Why is she being blamed? At least, I didn't stand by and do nothing. In 2012 I helped Columbia Univ convene a panel on the Rohingya, and they invited about 50% of the 12 member panel through my recommendations, but even they were scared to call it a Rohingya Conference, and called it, transition, something or the other. Now the well planned, state sponsored genocide has blown up in everyone's face. For the record, at the time I also suggested to Columbia U, that they wait a few days so Daw Suu herself, could attend the same panel. As it turned out, she was interviewed by a well known correspondent in the very same hall at Lowe Library that we were in, but apparently, the convenors wished to spare her embarrassment, and so she did not attend. I am also told this happened also at LSE. I have also heard many things such as her staff did not know who Bishop Tutu was,did not know what NPR National Public radio was. When she was released in 2010, I offered to comb the news daily and brief her every morning, if secure communications could be set up, but I am not even sure she received my message. It would have been so easy to do, as throughout her decades as an activist, her communications were through Western Embassies. Now this blame game of "let's let Daw Suu take all the blame" is just too easy, when the woman is a soft target with no army, and no intelligence service and no thugs of her very own. It plays right into the hands of the well entrenched junta, which wants to undermine her and the NLD anyway. For her own almamata Oxford to buy into this is disgraceful. Please look at who really planned the attacks on the Rohingya and other refugees. It has been systematically planned for years,just like the junta built a fake capital Naypyidaw, and set up a fake parliament with fake constitution, through a fake referendum in 2008,just days after Burma was reeling from Cyclone Nargis. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyclone_Nargis It is too easy to blame a woman they are probably jealous of. You should also look at former Amnesty International head, Jack Healey's article in The Huffington Post. kmk 10-4-2017
Photos from Internet.

Democrats launch fresh push for gun control--

https://www.washingtonpost.com/powerpost/democrats-launch-fresh-push-for-gun-control-after-las-vegas-shooting/2017/10/04/06fccee2-a918-11e7-850e-2bdd1236be5d_story.html?utm_term=.eb6e811bd9db These weapons have no place in American life. NRA is shameful and so are Repubs. 10-4-2017

Tweets 10-4-2017

Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung 2m2 minutes ago Trump administration backpedals on citizenship for 'Dreamers' 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung 3m3 minutes ago Tillerson says never considered resigning 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung 4m4 minutes ago 'Trump dossier' on Russia links now part of special counsel's probe: sources 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung 6h6 hours ago Lawrence, Rachel, Chris: What's different about Vegas shooting http://www.msnbc.com/the-last-word/watch/lawrence-rachel-chris-what-s-different-about-vegas-shooting-1060336195660 … via @msnbc 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung 9h9 hours ago Rachel Maddow: Trump’s TV Nemesis 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung 9h9 hours ago wait for what he says and does in Las Vegas-- 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes You Retweeted Debra McCall‏ @rdmccall61 19h19 hours ago Debra McCall Retweeted Pedro da Costa But they have paper towels to wipe their chins Debra McCall added, Pedro da CostaVerified account @pdacosta Patients eating dog food in #PuertoRico clinics as despair rises, @CNN reports 0 replies 1 retweet 0 likes You Retweeted TEA_Time #DemForce‏ @ToniaAdams 10h10 hours ago http://people.com/politics/donald-trump-throws-paper-towels-hurricane-maria-survivors-puerto-rico/ … Donald Trump Throws Paper Towels at Hurricane Maria Survivors as He Tours Devastated Puerto Rico. #DemForce

Special Counsel Mueller taking up Christopher Steele dossier

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-dossier/trump-dossier-on-russia-links-now-part-of-special-counsels-probe-sources-idUSKBN1C92WN?il=0

Ivanka T's dirty little secret--was under criminal indictment in 2012

http://www.mercurynews.com/2017/10/04/ivanka-trumps-little-secret-she-avoided-criminal-indictment-in-2012/

Does he not realize these trips are not

vacation jaunts for him, to be described as "lovely trips." He is supposed to be comforting US Citizens whose lives have been wrecked. This is a USELESS and Evil person. And he says San Juan Mayor has "come a long way." As if she were misbehaving when she was only speaking the Truth. Vote again for Mayor Cruz. Impeach the stoopid. 10-4-2017
all images from Internet 10-4-2017

stoopid T. rubs salt in Puerto Rico storm victims' wounds.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trump-praises-himself-for-administrations-great-job-in-puerto-rico/2017/10/03/fdb5eeb4-a83a-11e7-8ed2- c7114e6ac460_story.html?utm_term=.db3507415120 San Juan Mayor Cruz refuses to applaud. DJT tosses toilet paper at people and tells them they don't need flashlights. He only went to San Juan, his wifey wore white tight pants. They were one hour faster than scheduled and they did not go to rural areaa. What a pair of thunks. Wait for what he says in Las Vegas today. 10-4-2017

Aid groups request $434 m for Rohingya relief

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-myanmar-rohingya/aid-groups-seek-434-million-for-rohingya-crisis-for-next-six-months-idUSKCN1C90A4?il=0

Las Vegas shooting, more info--shooter had modified weapons--

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/03/us/las-vegas-shooting-live-updates.html

Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Nothing DJT or family does holds water or is good or above suspicion. Shld be impeached long ago.

Hard to understand why it's taking so long. 10-3-2017

EPA chief next on corruption watch--fine dining but not with environmentalists

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/03/us/politics/epa-scott-pruitt-calendar-industries-coal-oil-environmentalists.html?action=click&contentCollection=world&module=NextInCollection®ion=Footer&pgtype=article&version=newsevent&rref=collection%2Fnews-event%2Fdonald-trump-white-house

US expels Cuban diplomats from embassy in DC

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/03/world/americas/us-cuba-diplomats.html

Las Vegas shooting, lots of arms found but no motive yet.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-nation/wp/2017/10/03/as-las-vegas-grieves-investigators-struggle-to-piece-together-the-motives-behind-shooting/?utm_term=.c4270746a827

Las Vegas shooting--including phone number for looking for missing persons

http://www.cnn.com/2017/10/03/us/las-vegas-shooting-investigation/index.html Thoughts and prayers with Everyone. What is Mr T doing? Nothing?

Why you should not get a tattoo--highly dangerous

http://annals.org/aim/article/2656481/tattoo-pigment-induced-granulomatous-lymphadenopathy-mimicking-lymphoma besides, the needles might not be clean and you cld get all sorts of things such as AIDS. see the news report abt stupid woman who had her eyeball!!!! tattooed. Kyi May Kaung Words Sounds and Images

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Tweets--Mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico begs for help, Trump attacks her on Twitter etc

Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung 2m2 minutes ago useless T don't follow him work for indictment 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung 3m3 minutes ago let Mr little T put on wife's high heels go wade in the water in San Juan. Disgusting sad evil man--he shld have resigned same day as Price 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes You Retweeted AM Joy w/Joy Reid‏Verified account @amjoyshow 26m26 minutes ago #Trump Fires Back at Mayor of San Juan Who Pleaded: 'We Are Dying' http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/puerto-rico-crisis/san-juan-s-mayor-pleads-trump-you-are-killing-us-n806116 … | More on @amjoyshow 10 AM ET @MSNBC #reiders 42 replies 104 retweets 163 likes You Retweeted Erin Pelton‏Verified account @erin_pelton 38m38 minutes ago This is the mayor of San Juan who our president says wants everyone else to do things for her. She's been tireless, fearless and human. 13 replies 434 retweets 367 likes You Retweeted Boston Leigh‏ @GirlNamedBoston 1h1 hour ago Just when I think Trump can't sink any lower, he goes on a Twitter rant attacking the mayor of San Juan for begging for help for her people, who are dying. I truly hate Trump. 36 replies 176 retweets 414 likes You Retweeted Troostwornall‏ @TroostWornall 1h1 hour ago I guess the next best thing to visiting Puerto Rico is to sit in your golf course & attack the Mayor of San Juan after she begged for help. 5 replies 60 retweets 121 likes You Retweeted LiberalLecter ❄️‏ @LiberalLecter 33m33 minutes ago Hey @realdonaldtrump the Mayor of San Juan, PR isn't attacking you personally, she just found out you fucking suck at your damn job dumbass! 7 replies 88 retweets 228 likes You Retweeted RespectMyGame 💅🏽‏ @battletested5 57m57 minutes ago According to trump tweets today, The Mayor of San Juan is wrong 4 wanting her people to have food & water & telling truth about lack of aid 7 replies 40 retweets 85 likes You Retweeted Nunca Trump‏ @NeverTrumpTexan 32m32 minutes ago Things Trump Could Have Done to Help Puerto Rico: -Eliminated the Jones Act a week earlier -Sent the USNS Comfort a week earlier -Encouraged Americans to donate -Sent his private plane filled with supplies -Sent more Troops Things He Did Do: -Attack Mayor of San Juan -Golf 11 replies 131 retweets 172 likes You Retweeted RespectMyGame 💅🏽‏ @battletested5 1h1 hour ago RespectMyGame 💅🏽 Retweeted RespectMyGame 💅🏽 I Said he was going to attack her on twitter..thats all the biggest troll on twitter that lives in the WH know how to do Mayor of San Juan RespectMyGame 💅🏽 added, RespectMyGame 💅🏽 @battletested5 Replying to @jaketapper Look for trump to attack her on twitter.. 1) Because she is telling the truth 2) Because she is a woman… 15 replies 69 retweets 195 likes You Retweeted Palmer Report‏ @PalmerReport 32m32 minutes ago Last chance, Republicans. If you don't impeach Trump for attacking the Mayor of San Juan, history will remember you for being as evil as he is. 25 replies 221 retweets 432 likes You Retweeted Roland Scahill‏Verified account @rolandscahill 1h1 hour ago Hey Trump, since there’s no phone service in Puerto Rico, how did this cabal of Democrats get in touch this week with the mayor of San Juan? 36 replies 146 retweets 479 likes You Retweeted The New York Times‏Verified account @nytimes 1h1 hour ago "This is a story of a devastation that continues to worsen," the mayor of San Juan said 76 replies 382 retweets 487 likes You Retweeted Caroline O.‏ @RVAwonk 15m15 minutes ago Trump is framing the Mayor of San Juan's desperate plea into a Dems vs Trump issue so his base will ignore the humanitarian crisis he caused 66 replies 406 retweets 565 likes You Retweeted Tony Posnanski‏Verified account @tonyposnanski 48m48 minutes ago People in the states have not heard from their family in Puerto Rico Yet Trump thinks the Dems are influencing the Mayor of San Juan SAD 38 replies 270 retweets 766 likes You Retweeted Tony Posnanski‏Verified account @tonyposnanski 20m20 minutes ago Just a reminder... Hillary- Nasty Mayor of San Juan- Nasty NFL Players- Sons Of Bitches Democrats- Losers Nazis- Fine People 28 replies 370 retweets 671 likes You Retweeted Ilan Goldenberg‏Verified account @ilangoldenberg 2h2 hours ago Ilan Goldenberg Retweeted Donald J. Trump The mayor of San Juan is living in a shelter after her home was destroyed while you have been mostly at your Golf club Ilan Goldenberg added, Donald J. TrumpVerified account @realDonaldTrump ...Such poor leadership ability by the Mayor of San Juan, and others in Puerto Rico, who are not able to get their workers to help. They.... 38 replies 775 retweets 1,171 likes Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung 10m10 minutes ago trump shld fire himself first 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung 10m10 minutes ago w trumpie, everyone is doing fantastic job, but NBC reporter in San Juan reports FEMA milling around in air con hotel in white shirts. 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung 18m18 minutes ago Puerto Rico: Mayor pleads for better response; Trump hits back @CNN 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung 21m21 minutes ago Health Secretary Tom Price Resigns After Drawing Ire for Chartered Flights 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung 21m21 minutes ago Meet the Air Force general who delivered a powerful speech against racism 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes You Retweeted John McCain‏Verified account @SenJohnMcCain 19h19 hours ago John McCain Retweeted U.S. Air Force Important statement by Lt. Gen. Silveria @AF_Academy. I agree, there's no place for racism or bigotry in our military or this great nation. John McCain added, 5:29 U.S. Air ForceVerified account @usairforce "If you can't treat someone with dignity and respect--then you need to get out."-Lt. Gen. Jay B. Silveria, Superintendent @AF_Academy 476 replies 2,786 retweets 9,802 likes You Retweeted Joe Biden‏Verified account @JoeBiden 24h24 hours ago Joe Biden Retweeted U.S. Air Force There is only one way to confront hatred and prejudice: head on. Well said, Lt. Gen Silveria. Joe Biden added, 5:29 U.S. Air ForceVerified account @usairforce "If you can't treat someone with dignity and respect--then you need to get out."-Lt. Gen. Jay B. Silveria, Superintendent @AF_Academy 574 replies 11,238 retweets 40,892 likes Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung 23m23 minutes ago Illnesses at U.S. Embassy in Havana Prompt Evacuation of More Diplomats 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung 23m23 minutes ago Tillerson in China to discuss North Korea, Trump visit 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung 16h16 hours ago ACLU fights federal warrants seeking political communications of Facebook users 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung 1d1 day ago Special counsel attorney departs for FBI 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung Sep 29 US senators urge Trump administration to consider sanctions over Rakhine 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung Sep 29 In Grim Camps, Rohingya Suffer on ‘Scale That We Couldn’t Imagine’ 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung Sep 28 Conway to no longer have Secret Service protection 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung Sep 28 White House reportedly launches probe into private email accounts http://m.theweek.com/speedreads/727780/white-house-reportedly-launches-probe-into-private-email-accounts … via @TheWeek 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes You Retweeted Joe Biden‏Verified account @JoeBiden Sep 28 We Veeps stick together. Jill and I, and all of the Bidens, are with you, Julia. Julia Louis-Dreyfus 2,342 replies 80,023 retweets 454,941 likes Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung Sep 28 ICE arrests hundreds of immigrants in 'sanctuary cities' around the nation, California 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung Sep 28 Yinka Shonibare: 'Now everyone wants to build walls' 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung Sep 28 "Trump tries, fails to explain the basics of his latest travel ban" 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung Sep 28 "How much longer can Tom Price remain in Trump's cabinet?" 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung Sep 28 "Trump administration's ACA sabotage campaign intensifies" 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes You Retweeted Maddow Blog‏Verified account @MaddowBlog Sep 28 "while hospitals are running out of fuel, I’m driving my car around like I have gas to waste" http://www.thedailybeast.com/puerto-ricos-mayors-forced-to-drive-hours-to-san-juan-and-beg-for-help … 16 replies 137 retweets 256 likes Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung Sep 28 "Thursday's Mini-Report, 9.28.17" 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung Sep 28 Tensions flare in Iraq over Kurdish secession http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow/watch/tensions-flare-in-iraq-over-kurdish-secession-1056717891553 … via @msnbc 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung Sep 28 Weak leadership leaves Puerto Rico aid at port, undistributed http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow/watch/weak-leadership-leaves-puerto-rico-aid-at-port-undistributed-1056667715885 … via @msnbc 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung Sep 28 Inept storm response leaves Americans suffering in Puerto Rico http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow/watch/inept-storm-response-leaves-americans-suffering-in-puerto-rico-1056692291955 … via @msnbc 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung Sep 28 Right-wing, anti-refugee fake news terrorizes American town http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow/watch/right-wing-anti-refugee-fake-news-terrorizes-american-town-1056678979734 … via @msnbc 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung Sep 28 Expansionist Russia promotes division everywhere else http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow/watch/expansionist-russia-promotes-division-everywhere-else-1056627268001 … via @msnbc 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung Sep 28 Jared Kushner Voted As a Woman, According to His Registration https://www.wired.com/story/jared-kushner-voter-registration-woman/?mbid=social_twitter_onsiteshare … via @WIRED 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung Sep 28 Kushner didn't tell senators about email account @CNNPolitics 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung Sep 28 Twitter finds hundreds of accounts tied to Russian operatives

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Yinka Shinobare on pushing boundaries

https://www.standard.co.uk/goingout/arts/artist-yinka-shonibare-on-pushing-the-boundaries-and-a-fashion-for-building-walls-a3350171.html

Yinka Shinobare images--

https://images.search.yahoo.com/yhs/search?p=Yinko+Shinobare+images&fr=yhs-mozilla-001&hspart=mozilla&hsimp=yhs-001&imgurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.africansuccess.org%2Fdocs%2Fimage%2F636_shonibare03_body.jpg#id=303&iurl=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.artimage.org.uk%2Fmedia%2F400281%2FLove-in-a-Time-of-War-1-2015-Yinka-Shonibare-MBE.jpg&action=click

Yinko Shinobare The Swing, after Fragonard

http://www.tate.org.uk/art/artworks/shonibare-the-swing-after-fragonard-t07952

Chuck Close images

https://images.search.yahoo.com/yhs/search?p=Chuck+Close+images&fr=yhs-mozilla-001&hspart=mozilla&hsimp=yhs-001&imgurl=http%3A%2F%2F4.bp.blogspot.com%2F-SCzRcUdk5cc%2FT0fE5IwN5HI%2FAAAAAAAAAOk%2FyF-W0rdcZrU%2Fs1600%2Fcc-painting-7.jpg#id=14&iurl=http%3A%2F%2Fmarkmcleod.org%2Fwp_clevelandstateart%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2014%2F04%2Fdiptych-chuckclose-lucas.jpg&action=click

Cindy Sherman--

https://images.search.yahoo.com/yhs/search?p=Cindy+Sherman&fr=yhs-mozilla-001&hspart=mozilla&hsimp=yhs-001&imgurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwhattodoinwellington.com%2Fcms%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2016%2F11%2FCindy-Sherman.jpg#id=207&iurl=http%3A%2F%2Fmedia-cache-ec0.pinimg.com%2F736x%2F2d%2F3c%2F70%2F2d3c70217d01aea59f77374a3a222e38.jpg&action=click

Miro images

http://content.time.com/time/photogallery/0,29307,2102128_2327428,00.html

Special post--Ai Wei Wei from Time magazine--when art, life, politics are all one and the same--

http://content.time.com/time/photogallery/0,29307,2102128_2327428,00.html

Raoul Dufy

https://pinkpagodastudio.blogspot.com/2011/01/joyful-color-painter-and-textile.html

Special post Peter Gentenaar--paper sculpture + Matisse cut outs

http://pinkpagodastudio.blogspot.com/2013/11/matisse-cut-outs.html http://pinkpagodastudio.blogspot.com/2013/10/peter-gentenaar-paper-magician.html

Michelle Obama's clothes

https://images.search.yahoo.com/yhs/search?p=Michelle+Obama+clothes+images&fr=yhs-mozilla-001&hspart=mozilla&hsimp=yhs-001&imgurl=http%3A%2F%2F3.bp.blogspot.com%2F-u43fv1ZkZn4%2FUSPba0xNa1I%2FAAAAAAAACC4%2Fr52j0zsaEgk%2Fs1600%2FMovies2.jpg#id=495&iurl=http%3A%2F%2Fmedia-cache-ec0.pinimg.com%2F736x%2F1b%2F5f%2F41%2F1b5f4192780934524a2c63846473bd89.jpg&action=click

Alexander McQueen shows

https://www.schmopera.com/what-to-wear-to-an-audition-via-the-red-carpet/

opera singer gowns

https://www.schmopera.com/what-to-wear-to-an-audition-via-the-red-carpet/

quote of the day--from Rachel Maddow--"Only if your name is Trump will your legal bills be paid by Other People's Money--by Republican National Convention-- if you ever bought a $40 make

America great again hat--" Quote is not verbatim, collage of things Maddow has said on her program. The couple had the gall to try and sell those hats on their first Hurricane Harvey trip. On 2nd trip clown told people who were in shelter, "Thanks for coming." Now he says he's good at cutting taxes (for the very rich). As soon as the bleating bragging voice comes on, I turn it off. Wish he wld just join Helfner in hell. Even Hefner was "better" than this guy. besides, H. was not US Presdt. 9-28-2017

trump's america is only for whites like him -- & billionaires, women he marries, his children and plastic surgeons--he shld go to jail. Wish Mueller probe will lead to his indictment soon.

serves him right, extreme nationalist bigot, for denying climate change. See below.

Photo from Washington Post via Internet

trump's Katrina--US citizen Puerto Ricans coming to FL will increase democratic votes in Florida, USA.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/powerpost/paloma/daily-202/2017/09/28/daily-202-trump-s-katrina-influx-of-puerto-ricans-after-hurricane-maria-could-tip-florida-toward-democrats/59cc037c30fb0468cea81c2f/?utm_term=.df1c10308d50

Twitter's turn for hot seat in Senate (US) Russia probe

http://www.politico.com/story/2017/09/28/twitter-russia-probe-spotlight-243239

Trumps tax plan will increase deficit, benefit billionaires

http://www.cnn.com/2017/09/27/opinions/trump-tax-plan-opinion-mccaffery/index.html

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

2 puffa jackets to one coat--crafts

As a writer, and after reading Michener's The Novel, I always feel that one should "do something else" for the time when one is not reading and writing. Steinbeck made boxes and gardened, and in The Novel, the writer does carpentry. Well, I paint and sew and cook and clean, and this woman Tree's videos have confirmed what I have been doing. Never take out a seam once put in. Before I saw her videos, I cannibalized 2 wool pants into one vest, 2 cotton pants into one blouse and after I watched her, I cut down 3 long dresses into tops, some with this very new shape. https://video.search.yahoo.com/yhs/search;_ylt=A0LEV7nVKstZPRYAtQEnnIlQ;_ylu=X3oDMTByMjB0aG5zBGNvbG8DYmYxBHBvcwMxBHZ0aWQDBHNlYwNzYw--?p=Stitchless+TV+Youtube&fr=yhs-mozilla-001&hspart=mozilla&hsimp=yhs-001#id=60&vid=3978a62149b0819c24b4a3c9f6793539&action=view Also watching her made me confident to cut boldly. Now sewing quite intensively for my craft show with others on 3 and 4th Nov--see Friendship Heights Village Center newsletter for details. I learned a tremendous amount by reading online or watching Youtube, incld how to make Italian meringue by Gordon Ramsey. But since I can't eat sugars, once I knew how, I didn't make it again, and I whipped the egg whites all by hand, in fact it gave me better control while watching the syrup turn a very light gold. I have a beater, but it's in another city. And now I regret having thrown out all my pans bought at garage sales, including a spring form pan and a soup pot/stock pot. It's very annoying not to have enough space for one projects. I will need a lot of space to do silk painting and tie dying. kmk 9-27-2017 Kyi May Kaung Words Sounds and Images

Internal Revenue Service has already shared data with Mueller probe, from CNN

http://www.cnn.com/2017/09/26/politics/special-counsel-irs-russia-probe-information-sharing/index.html These reporters are both smart and good looking. Say thank you to the Free Press.

Rohingya-- a subset of Burmese Muslims

Disgusting--Just posted on comments section of New Mandala--Burma studies site--

Looking at this again, when Zarni and some few are defending Rohingya, while there is state-sponsored genocide in Burma. Almost all the people I worked with prior to 2010 went to Burma Burma Burma and advised Thein Sein. I can count on fingers of one hand those with integrity left outside to blow in wind. My father called the ass lickers "goats' balls." I more or less share Zarni's opinion that Burma Studies is a dead field. Mostly composed of art historians and junta apologists. Now the act of pretending things have changed in Burma has back-fired, and who fouled the nest, again the JUNTA JUNTA JUNTA. But people too busy blaming a woman, Aung San Suu Kyi. You people are not worth shit, and history will show why. Or just go to the Naaf River and see for yourself, or the Burma-China Border. Academic and "diplomatic" hemming and hawing is no use. And if you say "junta basher" one more time, I will ostracize you for good. Ever thought of looking for the true facts instead of doing cover up. Scholarship or journalism or writing or broadcasting is not a make up and window dressing job. The governments and NGOs who changed their name in 2010 from Friends of Burma to Friends of Mee Ahn Mar are also at fault. I pray I may never see any or you again. How many thought to go to Naaf River and take a personal look. How many donated even $5 for refugees? Disgusting. Kyi May Kaung (Ph.D.)

Video--from New York Times-- Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh

https://www.nytimes.com/video/world/asia/100000005453328/inside-a-refugee-camp-born-of-massacre.html If you wish to donate, use reputable charities. CNN usually has a list.

Monday, September 25, 2017

War Paint, in Broadway, New York City

https://www.warpaintmusical.com/

So inspiring--Senator Mc Cain gives cancer the middle finger--

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/john-mccain-fights-back-60-minutes/ and I saw him pass by within 2 feet of me once at 30 St Station, Phila, while waiting for my train. km Kyi May Kaung Words Sounds and Images

Sunday, September 24, 2017

C and O Canal--

https://www.nps.gov/choh/index.htm

Lament--The world is in terrible shape and the bad are winning and the good losing. Don't take it lying down. Stand up about Injustice.

Poisoning of Alexander Litvinenko--killer/s still at large + you know who

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poisoning_of_Alexander_Litvinenko

Politkovskaya & Livenenko assassinations--read both books, excellent and truly chilling.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Assassination_of_Anna_Politkovskaya

I strongly recommend--Anna Politkovskaya's Putin's Russia--she was shot and killed in lobby of her apt. building for this book, least you can do is read it.

Robert Reich brilliantly explains why T. and Russia, ie Putin, have a "deal" but Putin has already said now, "Trump is not my bride, and I am not his groom" Oo la la.

https://twitter.com/TheRickyDavila/status/902887869630607361
all images from Internet

Latest polls on trump non-performance as "president"

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/poll-far-more-trust-generals-than-trump-on-n-korea-while-two-thirds-oppose-preemptive-strike/2017/09/23/5cc4377c-9fbb-11e7-8ea1-ed975285475e_story.html?utm_term=.1d4d692f7139

melania pretends she is Michelle--what a dolt

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/melania-trump-is-harvesting-and-planting-in-white-house-garden/ She looks really common when she tries to look "ordinary" which just shows she is nothing but plastic surgery and hair. When she went in blue jeans on her 2nd TX trip, after being criticized for wearing high heels to go inspect the floods, I thought, Who is this young woman with trump? Maybe someone from the relief center. Now she's making speeches on cyber bullying, when "her husband is the biggest bully" says Mika B. on Morning Joe. True True. But richest of them all?? Gen. John Kelly covering his face during T's atrocious UN speech. An action speaks a thousand words. 9-24-2017
cartoon from Internet

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Tweets ref Trump 9-21-2017

Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung 12m12 minutes ago Paul Manafort wiretapped and threatened with indictment: reports http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow/watch/paul-manafort-wiretapped-and-threatened-with-indictment-reports-1049479235856 … via @msnbc 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung 13m13 minutes ago Trump joins history's list of unhinged speakers at UN http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow/watch/trump-joins-history-s-list-of-unhinged-speakers-at-un-1050461251871 … via @msnbc 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung 39m39 minutes ago Manafort indictment may have already happened http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow/watch/manafort-indictment-may-have-already-happened-1050456643729 … via @msnbc 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung 45m45 minutes ago Mueller office interviewed Rod Rosenstein on Comey firing: WSJ http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow/watch/mueller-office-interviewed-rod-rosenstein-on-comey-firing-wsj-1050451011942 … via @msnbc 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung 49m49 minutes ago Trump lawyer violates deal with Senate Intelligence Committee http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow/watch/trump-lawyer-violates-deal-with-senate-intelligence-committee-1050446403923 … via @msnbc 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung 55m55 minutes ago Mounting death toll in Mexico City follows massive earthquake http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow/watch/mounting-death-toll-in-mexico-city-follows-massive-earthquake-1050422851923 … via @msnbc 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung 58m58 minutes ago Millions threatened as Hurricane Maria hurtles toward Puerto Rico http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow/watch/millions-threatened-as-hurricane-maria-hurtles-toward-puerto-rico-1050417219557 … via @msnbc 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung 1h1 hour ago Trump paying Russia scandal legal bills with RNC donor money http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow/watch/trump-paying-russia-scandal-legal-bills-with-rnc-donor-money-1050418243938 … via @msnbc 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung 1h1 hour ago Manafort now working with Kurds against US policy in Iraq http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow/watch/manafort-now-working-with-kurds-against-us-policy-in-iraq-1051403331579 … via @msnbc 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung 1h1 hour ago Trump campaign Kremlin connection seen in Manafort e-mails: WaPo http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow/watch/trump-campaign-kremlin-connection-seen-in-manafort-e-mails-wapo-1051376195803 … via @msnbc 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes You Retweeted Margaret Talev‏Verified account @margarettalev 12h12 hours ago (1) Ty Cobb tells me re WaPo report:"It would be truly shocking" if true Paul Manafort "tried to monetize his relationship w the president." 246 replies 246 retweets 570 likes Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung 3h3 hours ago NYT: Cobb overheard talking about colleagues, Russia probe at DC steakhouse @CNNPolitics 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes You Retweeted Kenneth P. Vogel‏Verified account @kenvogel Sep 17 Replying to @kenvogel Here's a photo of Ty Cobb & John Dowd casually & loudly discussing details of Russia investigation at @BLTSteakDC while I sat at next table. 1,482 replies 8,295 retweets 17,750 likes You Retweeted Michael Skolnik‏Verified account @MichaelSkolnik Sep 4 Dear DREAMers, We love you. We appreciate you. We will fight for you. We will #DefendDACA. Sincerely, America

Too good to be true but it is--:)

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2017/09/18/trump-lawyers-spill-beans-after-terrible-restaurant-choice-next-to-nyt/?utm_term=.0929aadb2c3f

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

My Stories from the Burma-Thai Border--

https://www.amazon.com/Dancing-Like-Peacock-Koel-Bird/dp/1497514851

Iris Apfel --94--images "cooler than you will ever be"

https://images.search.yahoo.com/yhs/search;_ylt=A0LEVoB_asFZn4wAKDcnnIlQ;_ylu=X3oDMTByMjB0aG5zBGNvbG8DYmYxBHBvcwMxBHZ0aWQDBHNlYwNzYw--?p=Designer+With+Big+Round+Glasses+Apfel&fr=yhs-mozilla-001&hspart=mozilla&hsimp=yhs-001#id=10&iurl=https%3A%2F%2Fcdn.hunterdouglas.com%2Fstatic%2Fembed-slot%2Firis-apfel-hands-up.jpg&action=click

Quote of the day--what state sponsored genocide looks like

https://mg.co.za/article/2017-09-18-rohingya-crisis-this-is-what-genocide-looks-like/Genocide scholars document a range of strategies of physical and psychological destruction which take place prior to mass killings. 9-19-2017 The world is witnessing a state-orchestrated humanitarian catastrophe on the Myanmar-Bangladesh border. The latest UN figures show a staggering 370 000 Rohingya have fled into Bangladesh since August 25. An unknown number have perished. Around 26 000 non-Muslims have also been displaced.

Rohingya-related tweets and retweets--look on these persons' Twitter sites--learn to use Twitter

• • You Retweeted 9-19-2017 Azeem Ibrahim‏ @AzeemIbrahim 16m16 minutes ago Myanmar: satellite imagery confirms Rohingya village of Tula Toli razed 1 reply 5 retweets 0 likes • • You Retweeted Azeem Ibrahim‏ @AzeemIbrahim Sep 9 Rohingya crisis: Machete wielding mayor takes part in massacre after trapping terrified Muslims' | via @telegraph 14 replies 286 retweets 151 likes • • You Retweeted António Guterres‏Verified account @antonioguterres Sep 13 I call on the Myanmar authorities to suspend military action, end violence, uphold the rule of law & allow humanitarian aid. 1,407 replies 7,722 retweets 12,776 likes • • You Retweeted António Guterres‏Verified account @antonioguterres Sep 13 Violence in Myanmar has created a humanitarian catastrophe. Aid has been severely disrupted and 380,000 refugees have fled to Bangladesh. 375 replies 2,035 retweets 2,004 likes • • You Retweeted Azeem Ibrahim‏ @AzeemIbrahim Sep 13 I'll be on @AlJazeera followed by @cgtnamerica in few mins talking about #UN weak statement on #MyanmarGenocide 0 replies 7 retweets 10 likes • • You Retweeted Azeem Ibrahim‏ @AzeemIbrahim Sep 13 The signs were obvious. I wrote this exactly one year ago : The Rohingya Are At The Brink Of Mass Genocide http://www.huffingtonpost.com/azeem-ibrahim/the-rohingya-are-at-the-b_b_12445526.html … 0 replies 9 retweets 5 likes • • You Retweeted KnowYourLeaks‏ @KnowYourLeaks Sep 13 Professor And Author Azeem Ibrahim Explains Rohingya Refugee Crisis (pls RT↺ ) http://www.1clickdaily.com/2736055 #TheRohingyas:Insid 0 replies 13 retweets 5 likes • • You Retweeted Jonathan Head‏ @pakhead Sep 14 Jonathan Head Retweeted Hnin Yadana Zaw He can but won't. As he said, this is unfinished business from 1942 that must be finished. Presumably by expelling much of Muslim population Jonathan Head added, Hnin Yadana Zaw @hninyadanazaw Only one person can stop ethnic cleansing in #Myanmar and it isn't Aung San Suu Kyi http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/myanmar-rohingya-aung-san-suu-kyi_us_59b83175e4b02da0e13cf59f?ncid=engmodushpmg00000003 … 13 replies 68 retweets 35 likes • • Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung 12m12 minutes ago Kyi Kaung Retweeted Azeem Ibrahim too sad--she does not know what she is talking abt, or is afraid. Kyi Kaung added, Azeem Ibrahim @AzeemIbrahim From today's @thetimes. My piece here: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/09/12/aung-san-suu-kyi-choosing-politics-human-dignity/ … 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes • • You Retweeted Azeem Ibrahim‏ @AzeemIbrahim Sep 14 ‘Aung San Suu Kyi is no longer a peace campaigner … it is cowardice and moral bankruptcy on Rohingyas’: 7 replies 67 retweets 61 likes • • You Retweeted Azeem Ibrahim‏ @AzeemIbrahim Sep 14 Myanmar: new footage reveals scorched-earth campaign against Rohingya 0 replies 17 retweets 8 likes • • You Retweeted Azeem Ibrahim‏ @AzeemIbrahim Sep 15 My interview with New York Magazine: What the Hell Is Happening in Myanmar? http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2017/09/what-the-hell-is-happening-in-myanmar.html … @intelligencer 1 reply 24 retweets 9 likes • • Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung 14m14 minutes ago Kyi Kaung Retweeted Hurst Publishers It's all true--state sponsored by Burmese junta and democracy leader seems to know zilch. Kyi Kaung added, Hurst PublishersVerified account @HurstPublishers Listen to @Azeemibrahim’s interview w/ @WBEZWorldview on the #Rohingyas here: https://goo.gl/FyhJaa 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes • • You Retweeted Azeem Ibrahim‏ @AzeemIbrahim Sep 9 Despite govn minders, BBC witnesses complicity by police and militant Buddhist to burn #Rohingya villages: 0 replies 26 retweets 19 likes • • You Retweeted Azeem Ibrahim‏ @AzeemIbrahim Sep 10 0 replies 8 retweets 8 likes • • You Retweeted Azeem Ibrahim‏ @AzeemIbrahim Sep 10 My piece on the complete failure (again) of Muslim world to help the Robingya 0 replies 10 retweets 9 likes • • You Retweeted Hurst Publishers‏Verified account @HurstPublishers Sep 11 On the Blog | Why the U.S. Cannot Ignore the Rohingya by @AzeemIbrahim via @CGlobalPolicy: https://goo.gl/mfkWkJ 2 replies 10 retweets 8 likes • • You Retweeted Azeem Ibrahim‏ @AzeemIbrahim Sep 11 I warned last year in @Newsweek that #Myanmar military is preparing for full scale ethnic cleansing & genocide. 1 reply 87 retweets 33 likes • • You Retweeted Dr H.A. Hellyerد.إتش‏Verified account @hahellyer Sep 12 Dr H.A. Hellyerد.إتش Retweeted Azeem Ibrahim .@AzeemIbrahim has been trying to raise awareness about the Rohingya for years now. Good to pay attention, and read his book. Dr H.A. Hellyerد.إتش added, Azeem Ibrahim @AzeemIbrahim I warned last year in @Newsweek that #Myanmar military is preparing for full scale ethnic cleansing & genocide. http://www.newsweek.com/rohingya-genocide-has-begun-earnest-530283 … 1 reply 32 retweets 15 likes • • You Retweeted Andrew Mueller‏Verified account @andrew_mueller Sep 9 Latest edition of The Foreign Desk on @Monocle24, with @AzeemIbrahim, @francis_wade and @mdsaifullahctg. 1 reply 12 retweets 10 likes • • Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung 19m19 minutes ago Kyi Kaung Retweeted Azeem Ibrahim she has no control over junta, just a figurehead-- Kyi Kaung added, Azeem Ibrahim @AzeemIbrahim My piece is today's @Telegraph on how ASSK has evolved from peace campaigner to politician in pursuit of power. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/09/12/aung-san-suu-kyi-choosing-politics-human-dignity … 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes • • You Retweeted Azeem Ibrahim‏ @AzeemIbrahim Sep 12 We can now add #Myanmar to Bosnia & Rwanda - genocides world knew were happening in real time but chose to ignore. 2 replies 50 retweets 28 likes • • You Retweeted This Is Hell!‏ @thisishellradio Sep 15 SATURDAY 9:15AM - Security analyst @AzeemIbrahim explores #Myanmar's campaign of genocide against the #Rohingya. 0 replies 5 retweets 5 likes • • You Retweeted This Is Hell!‏ @thisishellradio Sep 15 Chuck will talk w/ @AzeemIbrahim about his book "The Rohingyas: Inside Myanmar’s Hidden Genocide" from @OUPAcademic: 0 replies 8 retweets 2 likes • • You Retweeted Matthew Smith‏Verified account @matthewfsmith Sep 15 #Rohingya children shot dead, found in Naf river. We have evidence MYA soldiers threw dead children into Purma river 126 replies 693 retweets 304 likes • • You Retweeted Azeem Ibrahim‏ @AzeemIbrahim Sep 15 Horrifying Stories of Rohingya Refugees Fleeing Death in Myanmar https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/bjvznd/horrifying-stories-of-rohingya-refugees-fleeing-death-in-myanmar?utm_source=vicetwitterus?utm_campaign=sharebutton … via @vice 0 replies 15 retweets 6 likes • • You Retweeted Azeem Ibrahim‏ @AzeemIbrahim Sep 15 “Myanmar has been completely deaf to our requests,” says UN secretary general Antonio Guterres https://qz.com/1079079 via @qzindia 2 replies 15 retweets 16 likes • • You Retweeted Human Rights Watch‏Verified account @hrw Sep 15 Village after village after village, burned to the ground by the Burmese military https://www.hrw.org/video-photos/photo-essay/2017/09/14/satellite-based-damage-assessment-villages-rakhine-state-burma … #Rohingya 80 replies 772 retweets 372 likes • • You Retweeted This Is Hell!‏ @thisishellradio Sep 16 NOW: Security analyst @AzeemIbrahim explores #Myanmar's campaign of genocide against the #Rohingya. Listen Live: https://www.wnur.org/popup/ 1 reply 10 retweets 15 likes • • You Retweeted Bill Chambers‏ @Chgofenian Sep 16 Azeem Ibrahim speaking at #Rohingya rally Chicago 0 replies 28 retweets 40 likes • • You Retweeted Miqdaad Versi‏Verified account @miqdaad Sep 16 Miqdaad Versi Retweeted Azeem Ibrahim Powerful piece dismantling Rod Liddle's disgusting article about the #Rohingya Miqdaad Versi added, Azeem Ibrahim @AzeemIbrahim My response to @TheRodLiddle's ignorant piece in @thesun on #RohingyaCrisis http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/59bbf869e4b02c642e4a15dd … 3 replies 50 retweets 35 likes • • You Retweeted Azeem Ibrahim‏ @AzeemIbrahim Sep 17 Rohingya refugees 'could starve to death' in Bangladesh after fleeing violent persecution in Burma 1 reply 7 retweets 10 likes • • You Retweeted W.W. Norton books UK‏ @wwnortonUK Sep 18 RADICAL ORIGINS by @AzeemIbrahim: required reading for those who want to understand links between Muslims &terrorism 0 replies 9 retweets 6 likes • • You Retweeted Azeem Ibrahim‏ @AzeemIbrahim 18h18 hours ago My interview @thisishellradio on Rohingya genocide, and Aung San Suu Kyi's deadly silence 0 replies 19 retweets 19 likes • • You Retweeted Kenneth Roth‏Verified account @KenRoth 20h20 hours ago Urgent message to the UN from @HRW's researcher on the Myanmar-Bangladesh border, watching ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims unfold. 141 replies 1,721 retweets 966 likes • • You Retweeted Azeem Ibrahim‏ @AzeemIbrahim 9h9 hours ago Satellite imagery: 214 villages completely burnt. Organised & systematic campaign to ensure #rohingya never return https://www.hrw.org/news/2017/09/18/burma-satellite-imagery-shows-mass-destruction … 1 reply 21 retweets 12 likes • • You Retweeted Azeem Ibrahim‏ @AzeemIbrahim 8h8 hours ago ASSK inviting others on guided controlled tours of #Rakhine when she has never visited herself. 0 replies 16 retweets 21 likes • • Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung 25m25 minutes ago Kyi Kaung Retweeted Ronan Lee she sounds "brain turned" Kyi Kaung added, Ronan Lee @Ronan_Lee Sadly, more of the same from Aung San Suu Kyi today. Her speech could have been written by Myanmar's military. #Myanmar #Rohingya 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes • • You Retweeted Azeem Ibrahim‏ @AzeemIbrahim 7h7 hours ago ASSK: we don't fear international scrutiny and invite others to join us to find out what's going on (after she blocks UN investigation). 0 replies 17 retweets 9 likes • • You Retweeted Naskah Zada‏ @naskahzada 30m30 minutes ago Naskah Zada Retweeted Kristine Beckerle Watch my interview with @AzeemIbrahim if you would like to know what why #Rohingyas fleeing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6kue6sSxbR0 … #Myanmar Naskah Zada added, Kristine Beckerle @K_Beckerle 2+ yrs of indiscriminate attacks by Houthi-Saleh forces on Taizz neighborhoods. Commanders shld face war crimes charges 4 ordering attacks. 0 replies 9 retweets 5 likes

Rachel Maddow fr NYTs and Politico--Paul Manafort likely to be indicted, T. sees Malaysian leader who with Ukraine, laundered money in USA

they are both subjects of Kleptocracy investigation by special section at Department of Justice which eventually became the Mueller investigation. In July,FBI was allowed to pick Manafort's front door lock, and knocked on his bedroom door. To do this they needed FISA warrant, which they got which means there was a concern that Manafort might destroy criminal evidence. Manafort's people say his lawyer was not asked for the info that they copied out of his laptop, and confiscated. In addition, a special prosecutor from Kelptocracy section has left DOJ and joined Mueller team. https://news.google.com/news/video/gQDWc64Gnt8/d6_T-bImr_rxiDMG_eOXDZWTiHtXM?hl=en&ned=us
Cartoon from Internet 9-19-2017

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Tweets Rohingya 2017

Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung 1m1 minute ago Today, Sheik Hasina comes to NY for UN General Assmbly, ASSK does not. I think it's a mistake. She shld come, speak up, and not go back. I advised that Aung San Suu Kyi be included, as she was due in NY in a few days--but they ignored my advice. Even Columbia Univ did not want to use the correct term "Rohingya" in the 2012 conference title --it called it "transition" At Rohingya Conference NY 2012
with Nobel Laureate A K Sen, who spent his childhood in Burma-- Rohingya Conference Columbia Univ, 2012 I/we did not stand by & do nothing

Skin color matters--my novella Black Rice is out on Amazon--

https://www.amazon.com/Black-Rice-Novella-K-Kaung/dp/0615797520

My Amazon author page--my poetry chapbooks are becoming collector items--

https://www.amazon.com/K-M-Kaung/e/B00JGHSUSW

Saturday, September 16, 2017

from June--NYTs T. won't leave Paris climate accord any time soon.

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/07/climate/trump-paris-climate-timeline.html

Trmp won't pull out of Paris climate accords after all--

Trmp wont pull US out of Paris agrmnt after all http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/article/2634678 via @dcexaminer he flip flops to keep ppl on edge typical dictator Irma must have hit Mar a Lago.

Special Counsel Robert Mueller has obtained a search warrant for Facebook to examine "inauthentic accounts" linked to Russian Trump campaign ads

http://www.businessinsider.com/mueller-obtains-warrant-for-russia-linked-facebook-ads-and-accounts-2017-9 Almost everyone in the DT HW has lawyered up, including lawyers like McGahn. Yesterday, VP Pence, who has lied a lot, lost his press secretary. See The Rachel Maddow Show 9-14-2017 for score card of those fired, she says names she has up are only in WH, and don't even include Sally Yates, and James Comey, or Preet Bharara and the DAs who resigned. It looks like Muellers' team, who just also hired another high powered investigator, is getting closer and closer, and T. is running scared. Kushner testified not under oath in closed hearing for 5 hours. T. is trying to sugar up Dems. As we all know, he does not blow kisses, unless he is seriously scared, as he did when he was scared of Comey and abt to fire him. I think his comeuppance DT's, is due now. But in meantime ESPN sportscaster has been fired for calling him a white supremacist. kmk 9-16-2017

National Gallery of Art--some images