Bystander footage showing a Sacramento, California, police officer slamming Nandi Cain Jr. — a black man — to the ground and punching him repeatedly in the face during a jaywalking stop on Monday has prompted an internal investigation, the Sacramento Police Department said in a statement.
“The actions of the involved Sacramento police officer are disturbing and [do] not appear to be reasonable based upon the circumstances,” the statement read. “The Sacramento Police Department holds itself to the highest professional standard and the actions that were observed are not indicative of the dedicated women and men who work for the department.”
Naomi Montaie, the local woman who recorded the incident with her cellphone camera and posted it on Facebook, told reporters that she had never seen anything quite like it. Read more.(4/12/2017 1:03 PM)
Donald Trump was sitting at dinner in his Mar-a-Lago home, eating “the most beautiful piece of chocolate cake you’ve ever seen” when he decided to send 59 Tomahawk missiles raining down on a Syrian airbase last Thursday.
In an interview with Fox Business Network, Trump described the scene that unfolded when he informed visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping that he had just launched a retaliatory attack against Syrian government forces. Read more.(4/12/2017 1:01 PM)
The Milwaukee Police Department is currently investigating a crime in which a Muslim woman was physically attacked while walking home from prayers.
The woman — who asked to not be identified — told Fox 6 that a man pulled up his car next to her while she was walking home and told her to come to him.“I said to myself, ‘I am going to die today for sure,’” the woman said.
“So he gets up from the car and told me to come here."Then the man came to her demanding that she takes off her hijab, and the woman resisted."He said to take my hijab, my scarf,” the woman said.
“I tried to fight him. 'Don’t take my hijab,’ you know? So he threw me on the floor then he beat me like an animal.” Read more.(4/12/2017 1:30 PM)
Happy new year to everybody! Printed @thearialligraphyproject‘s January calendar (thank you so much for posting all the calendars at once!) and started using my brand new Molang diary! I’ll be using the white one this year. (⑅˘͈ ᵕ ˘͈ )
I pray that one day, each of us can be like David. David who? David, the one who took down Goliath, the giant. Man, the scrawny, youngling everyone thought couldn’t handle the job. Even his brothers, who were on the frontline, were angry with him and couldn’t believe his younger brother was going to attempt to take down Goliath…especially with nothing. Nothing but a few pebbles and a sling shot. But to many of the men of Israel, that’s all it was. However, David had Someone so much stronger and mightier than any giant on his side. He had the Lord. And David bravely and boldly confessed that. And guess what? David took down the giant. Took him right down. Boom.
Man, how many times during our busy days or weeks or months do we face our own giants? The tasks that seem absolutely humongous and like they are going to take YEARS to complete. Maybe it’s the work that’s piling up on your desk or the due dates for papers and exams for your classes. And there’s those reoccurring lies that don’t seem to leave. You can’t do it. You won’t get it done. You’ll never finish it on time. Geez, when did giants become Negative Nellies? But it sure feels like it. Like the world is doubting our capabilities or what we have to offer because it seems like too much to handle or we are too small or too weak or too messy. Um, David took down a 7ft giant that wore at least 200 pounds of armor with a single pebble. Boom, right in the middle of Goliath’s forehead. David, the youngest of eight sons, the kid who constantly obeyed his father, tended the sheep, and who Saul doubted could fulfill the task–a task so many people couldn’t even bring themselves to attempt. But David…he was fearless. He was victorious. He knew he had the Lord to protect Him and he went straight into battle and defeated the giant.
We all gotta have a God-fearin’, David kinda attitude. It’s a new week. It’s a new day. Don’t listen to the world that doesn’t know what you are capable of. Listen to the God who made you in His mighty and perfect image! He has knit you together and has woven your days. You were made to conquer giants. So now watch the giants fall.