OFW’s stolen watch ‘for sale’ online leads to arrest of suspect on airport theft
‘An OFW leaving for Dubai reportedly fell victim to an airport theft; his luggage were forcibly unzipped and his more than P300,000 worth of jewelry and expensive watches which were placed inside his luggage were nowhere to be found, as per reports on GMA News TV’s “Balitanghali” on Thursday.
‘On a hunch, the OFW have apparently browsed online selling sites and he chanced upon one site where he spotted one of his missing wristwatches.
‘He immediately communicated with his family in the Philippines; who acted in his behalf. His family sought the assistance of the NBI and an entrapment operation ensued which led to the arrest…’
Real ‘Amazon’ Women Looking for Husbands
Wanted bachelors: Town of beautiful women needs single men for husband. But this is not for chauvinists. They have rules you have to follow
‘More than 600 women live in the town of Noiva do Cordeiro, south-east Brazil. And most of them are aged between 20 and 35 years old.
‘Now they have extended an invitation to potential suitors. But don’t start packing your bags just yet – any men who go have to understand that this corner of the Brazilian countryside is very much a woman’s world.
‘Ms Fernandes said: ‘We’d like to get to know men who would leave their own lives and come to be a part of ours.
”’But first they need to agree to do what we say and live according to our rules.”…’
Blatant Racists Aren’t the Problem—You Are
Nicholas Kristof says lots of people think they’re more enlightened than they actually are
‘Let’s start with what we don’t know: the precise circumstances under which a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo., shot dead an unarmed black teenager named Michael Brown.
‘But here’s what evidence does strongly suggest: Young black men in America suffer from widespread racism and stereotyping, by all society — including African-Americans themselves.
‘Research in the last couple of decades suggests that the problem is not so much overt racists. Rather, the larger problem is a broad swath of people who consider themselves enlightened, who intellectually believe in racial equality, who deplore discrimination, yet who harbor unconscious attitudes that result in discriminatory policies and behavior…’
Real Racists are Only a Fraction of the Population
In 2008, Stormfront got 2,000 new members the day after Obama was elected as President.
If only 2,000 was added in 3 years, the count would still be low today against the US population. Of course the estimate would probably be lower than the true count but still it is very low.