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Phoenix Suns complete trade to acquire Chris Paul from Oklahoma City Thunder

First Take

05:08 min | 2 weeks ago

Phoenix Suns complete trade to acquire Chris Paul from Oklahoma City Thunder

"Right welcome back. Look who's here perk with us Stephen i'm going to start with you on this one. If the nets do get hardened do they need to win the title. This season having this type of talent downright without question. And i'm gonna tell you why because the pressure is going to be immense first of all your k. d. Obviously everybody's looking at you comparing you to lebron and stuff like that Lebron goes and he assembles a big three. Then ultimately you want up to him and went to golden state and gave the ultimate big three. Lebron sits up de a d. is now in. La so you go to brooklyn you got kyri and then you get a james heart so the pressure will be immense on him. This guy read because of all the things that max has titillated throughout the years and to a lesser degree kendrick perkins when you talk about the lack of leadership there kyri urban may have shown from time to time. He elected to leave cleveland. The go to boston. The situation in boston didn't work out. He goes to brooklyn the only place. Twenty games helped was an issue and all of that stuff plus. He made some headlines. That's an issue. And then you've got james hearted remember. James harden didn't want the white how houston Ultimately he didn't want chris paul in houston and then obviously even though again and kendrick perkins knows this far better than me because he has those relationships with these guys. In particular russell westbrook russell westbrook made sure to reiterate to me. Listen his relationship. With james harden is as is big tom their brothers and they're gonna always be brothers. We did not talk about basketball. Just a relationship that he has with james harden which also articulated over social media. I by the way his relationship with james harden they are brothers and they are tight but that doesn't mean they want to play together so as a result of that rests with westbrook is planning on moving on as a result of him. Moving on james harden is moving on. And so there's going to be some pressure to bear because with all of this money that harden and k. d. and career getting paid along with the expectations. Let's bring in the last element you in brooklyn. New york utah. You're even denver. You're in the mecca the media capital. Now obviously the knicks are in new york city madison square. Got it but we should all be allergic to mentioning championship protection at a new york. Nixon brett at least at this moment atop the faith man leon roads and we'll worldwide west but the bottom line is is blasphemous sacrilegious to talk championships. And and the knicks but brooklyn fall weighs less than ten miles is less than ten miles away. It's still a part of brooklyn one of the five boroughs and there is going to be are meant pressure on manse. If the three of them larry know why go give it their. Kp might be right about this guy at five in milwaukee we might see silly. Do some things we know. Lebron is at whatever but if those three assemble no one is going to be interested in any stupendous as to why they did not win after three guys. You damn right. They need to win the chip because the world the world will be watching. First of all brooklyn is even thirstier for a championship. And i think is a bigger deal than a team winning in manhattan in the sense that brooklyn hasn't had a championship in sixty five years. Since the dodgers left brooklyn in fifty seven but they want and fifty five to go to air like that. But the knicks. You're right it's been almost forty eight years for the knicks but brooklyn is the nets or the team in new york. The knicks don't even exist compared to the nets right now and let me say this. There is immense pressure for them. To win you're right stephen while they're together i'm here saying it doesn't need to be in the first year for example if hardened goes to brooklyn and they lose in the finals and a tough series to the lakers. A team like that. It's all right but they have to win while they're together. Even this year's lakers team. I didn't pick them because it's hard to just throw a team together with guys have been played together. Get all the complimentary pieces right. Get it all right to go all the way. We saw that with lebron and his return to. Cleveland went to a game six of course they had injuries on that team. But that's part of it is coming off the catastrophic injury and we saw it again a result before that when lebron showed up miami with the big three it some it takes some times a year to get it right with guys playing together so i would say while there's enormous pressure for them to win while they're together because k. d. if he's most of themselves even is an mvp caliber player so is hardened and kyri may not be an mvp but he's more than just an all star he's all star plus you have to. Mvp caliber players an all star. And then some you're supposed to win a championship to gather. I don't think it has to be in the first year. And i wouldn't say that it's the kind of pressure for example when katie went to golden state. It's like there was more downside. Like guys you have to win it. If you don't win a championship that sorry i wouldn't. I don't think people will be looking at this team like that. Sorry if you don't wanna chip you gotta get outta the east

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Pilgrims return to Mecca as Saudi eases virus restrictions

BBC World Service

00:21 sec | 2 months ago

Pilgrims return to Mecca as Saudi eases virus restrictions

"Hundreds of pilgrims in Saudi Arabia are being welcomed into the Great mosque in Mecca for camera again after a seven month pause because of Corona virus restrictions In the first phase, 6000 Saudi nationals on foreign residents are being allowed to perform the minor pilgrimage. With numbers increasing every fortnight until the mosque is at full capacity again.

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Pilgrims return to Mecca for limited umrah as Saudi eases coronavirus restrictions

BBC World Service

00:21 sec | 2 months ago

Pilgrims return to Mecca for limited umrah as Saudi eases coronavirus restrictions

"Hundreds of pilgrims in Saudi Arabia are being welcomed into the Great mosque in Mecca for camera again after a seven month pause because of Corona virus restrictions In the first phase, 6000 Saudi nationals on foreign residents are being allowed to perform the minor pilgrimage. With numbers increasing every fortnight until the mosque is at full capacity again.

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"mecca" Discussed on Double Toasted

Double Toasted

01:50 min | 2 months ago

"mecca" Discussed on Double Toasted

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The story of Trevor Lawrence's life-changing summer

ESPN Daily

09:03 min | 3 months ago

The story of Trevor Lawrence's life-changing summer

"So we just discussed how Trevor Lawrence is influence has been growing this off season I taking on issues of public health and racial inequality. But last month. The very thing that gives Trevor Lawrence his enormous Megaphone College football was put in jeopardy as players in conferences. Having. These discussions about canceling the season. What role in those discussions did Trevor Lawrence play. It was a Sunday night early August enduring. Trevor. Together again. There at travers fiancee's apartment and rumours are starting to pick up steam that some of the biggest most powerful conferences in college football the Big Ten PAC twelve that they're seriously considering, postponing their fall season, and this is coming at the end of a week. When of PAC twelve players have released a statement on the Players Tribune using the Hashtag we are united. And they've threatened to out fall CAM even opt out of games unless the conference mixed their demands for fair treatment and safety regulations and less the conference addresses concerns over racial justice, and meanwhile on a nearly parallel track, you have players the cost, the country, trevor, and fluted tweeting the Hashtag. We want to wait to express their desire to keep the seasonal live. So, in the Sunday night when it feels like college ball is teetering, it's actually dairying who decides to reach out to Dylan bowls. One of the players the Pactel's we are United Movement because endearing mine Houston gain. If we all join together the players in the we are united movement and the players in the we want to play movement that would be undeniably powerful for players who don't have concrete power who don't have a real seat at the table at least not yet their collective voice with the really hard to ignore because truly. So many of these fires want the same thing they want to play football this fall, they just want to do it in a safe responsible way. Dylan Daring, trevor they get on a three way facetime called a hash all this out to make sure they're all on the same page and that very quickly evolves into a zoom call with a dozen or so some of the biggest names in college football right Justin fields chew behind nausea. Harris And matter of thirty minutes, they agree to roll out a list of demands from this new fused Mecca Movement. It was amazing. How quickly we all got on the same page put something together I feel like the majority was getting spoken for. And we were like, Hey, we WANNA play. We want it to be safe but we do to take a watt mandated and universal safety procedures for Covid nineteen and they want to form players association. And it pretty much the stroke of midnight. These players, Tweeden Unison. But it's trevor naturally whose tweet is hurt the loudest he's re tweeted some fifteen thousand times including one quote tweet from President Donald Trump, and it's just a few days later actually that someone from the White House reaches out to Amanda Lawrence Trevor Lines mom letting her know that the president would like to get in touch with trevor. So hold on. So he has the president of the United States listening to him. Now let alone all of his peers across college football. What was that conversation with Donald Trump? Like? You know I would have loved to be a fly on whatever wall in whichever room that phone call took place the president has said really that trevor just reiterated his desire to play this season but trevor for his part hasn't divulged too much about that phone call. Conversation it was good I mean we just talked about kind of the whole we talked about that. We WanNA play like how's it going? How's it looking for the season and? president trump was just saying, yeah, I think our country needs college football and. then. Some small talk. Yes. We a little bit about what was going on in my life and vice versa. So that was pretty much the conversation though trevor is twenty years old the president of the United States wanted to speak to him. That is remarkable crazy. No matter which way you cut it. So. Let's recap here Halley Grossman because since March Trevor, Lawrence Age Twenty has faced pressure to help mitigate a global pandemic fight racism save the College football season display a level of political savvy and or gamesmanship that is obviously well beyond his years. So what else can you possibly be asked to do at this point? I mean look putting your stamp of approval which he's done on a list of demands that includes creating players. Association is a big deal. That's a radical way to reimagined that amateurism model that governs. College football right now but I think what this summer has shown is that trevor doesn't plan to quiet down you just a few days ago a whole lot of guys that original zoom call we talked about reconvened because they revealing again from a police shooting of a black man again, and so in the days after Jacob, Blake was shot. Trevor and Darien and Dylan, and a whole host of others talked once again to hammer out ways to help to draw attention to the issue and hopefully bring change. Trevor Lawrence football season is starting tomorrow and if all goes according to plan. He's GonNa win the heisman before becoming the first overall pick in next year's NFL draft teams have been salivating over his talent. There have been rumors that teams might even want to tank for Trevor Lawrence this season. So the question really that is, why is he even putting himself out there like this? Why even play the season? I mean that is the question, right? We have seen plenty a high profile opt-outs this season jomar chase at Lsu. Mike Parsons at Penn State today. Oregon. These are first round top ten NFL draft guys but no one literally nobody has less to lose by not playing the twenty twenty football season than Trevor Lawrence. are in a player having a job borough like. Or I don't know an asteroid hitting the earth, his Cossacks to go number one overall are safe, and at the same time, no one has less to gain by paddling the status quo or shaking up the current system than trevor does this system works just fine for him? He is a young white man. He's a young white quarterback, and so I asked Amanda, his mother that seems washing. Why? Why do all this? I put himself out there and she said something interesting she said look. there. are players out there who do need to even if trevor doesn't and there are people out there for whom the status quo and the current system don't work even if it works for him and he understands that now probably better than he ever has and he just wants to help. That's really it know told me one of his goals for the senior only meeting because he wanted everyone to understand that unless everyone is good no one is good and trevor, his best friend took that to heart. Of the day, there's so much division in our country. Just word of some people that WanNa see people together, WanNa see people love each other and I think that's where a lot of the things I do. It stems from that just wanted to see people happy together not divided. With all this pressure now from all of these different places in our country. Landing Atop. Trevor Lawrence's shoulders. What are you personally expect from him when the season starts? Because of the ways in which Trevor Lawrence has stepped onto center stage this summer it's almost easy to forget what it is. That gives him that stage in the first place, he is extremely good at his job. Term Lawrence is an excellent quarterback. Making predictions in two, thousand, twenty, hundred, probably a fools errand. But tomorrow, there's football comes we'll pay wake forest, and if clemson continues to play if they and the ACC and the big twelve and sec are able to play a full season, don't be surprised to see Trevor Lawrence back on the national championship stage. Don't be surprised to see Trevor Lifting the national championship trophy and along the way don't be surprised to see trevor continuing to speak out and perhaps that's one of the safest predictions you can make in twenty twenty. Life to be reflection of what I say and what I believe I've been thinking about everything that's going on and I think there has been some some moments where I had to say some things because it's just the right thing to do and it's time really is just how I live my life I want it to reflect what I say. I. Would always be the same person I want to be consisted. Eliot Grossman. Thank you for jumping on stage with. US. Thank you so much for having me. Pablo.

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What Is The Pe Diet

20 Minute Fitness

05:27 min | 3 months ago

What Is The Pe Diet

"Everyone is Martin from twenty minute fitness I'm here today connected with Dr Ted Niemann Dominate, and why don't you tell liberal listeners about your work and book? The P. Will Hi Martin Nice to meet you just call me Ted first of all. So I, I'm Ted name I'm a primary care doctor and I've been in practice for about twenty years up here in the Seattle area and I have a mechanical engineering background, and so I'm kind of like a just a huge Geek. A nerd kind of a Geek mechanical engineering background went to medical school and. I ended up just being obsessed with optimum health and I realized that the difference between the healthiest people I saw and the least healthy people I saw really just came down to diet and exercise. So all day long in these patient visits icy this huge spectrum of health You know one minute I might be seeing someone who has just amazing body composition and their incredible health, and they might even be an elite athlete and then the next minute I see someone who's just frail and decrepit and falling apart and has millions of problems and it eventually occurred to me. That the only difference between these people was really just diet and exercise over time, and if your diet and exercise is optimal, you just slowly get better and better over time and if it's not, you just slowly get worse and worse over time and then you know fifty years down the road you see this massive spectrum of health from incredibly healthy to incredibly unhealthy and I've just been obsessed for twenty years with exactly what is the mechanism between Diet and exercise driving health outcomes in exactly what you have to do to get the positive adaptations instead of the negative ones and I've you know I've just been all over the Diet spectrum I was raised vegetarian I went to Loma Linda University in Southern California, which is this famous blues Mecca were everyone's plant based So I've I've experimented with Air Free Diet from Vegan and plant based to, of course, oil spectrum of Paleo. Kito. Carnivora. You name it and everything in between, and then I eventually realized that all of these diets right about something and the answer is in between and the secret is finding out what's powering each and every one of these diets and making them more successful than. The Standard. American. Diet and that's really how I came up with this book. The P.. E. Diet, which is sort of the unified theory of macronutrients You know that's at least it has been described right so so how does like the P. E. Diet look in a nutshell what makes it different from say pay euro at the Ketogenic diets or you know all vegetarian diet for example. So what I did is just zoom way way way way way way out to the fifty thousand foot view and just looked at what is eating and I realized that plants are. Auto troops and they make all their own food and then animals are Hetero trips and we only exist because we constantly injust other living organisms. So plants are at the base of the food chain for all animals they're making all the food for animals and then animals are just either eating plants or animals that have themselves eating plants. What plants her doing is two very specific things. Number one, they're sucking minerals out of the soil, which is nitrogen for protein and and about a dozen other minerals that are crucial for plant and animal life, and then they're using solar. Energy and carbon dioxide in the atmosphere to create these high energy chains of carbons with high energy bonds, carbon hydrogen bonds, and that's all of your dietary energy either carbs, fats. This is all solar energy stored is chemical energy. So I realized that you could divide your entire diet up into protein and minerals which getting room soil and energy, which is these high energy, carbon chains, carbs, or fats that plants creating from solar energy, and then I, sort of looked at all of human history in this evolutionary Lens. I realized that if you look at hunter gatherers, they have this. Incredibly. High Protein Diet. It's thirty three percent on average protein. If you look at worldwide hundred gatherer macronutrients and hunter-gatherers, they have an easy time getting protein they just go out and kill an animal and eat the whole thing you get plenty of protein and minerals but you're always a little bit starving for energy right? Every animal you know trying to get enough energy to be successful, and so you're always looking for extra energy to add to your diet. You can get the protein and minerals, but just killing an animal and eating the whole thing but you're looking for. Extra Energy and what humans have done is we have always used technology to feed ourselves. We don't have teeth and claws were not particularly fast or strong on. But what we have is brains, and so we built tools, we use tools to feed ourselves. We use technology to feed ourselves. We had stone tools with break-up in skulls for branch and long runs for married at fat energy to our diet. We dug up tubers, add more carbohydrate energy tour Diet. We figured out how to throw weapons and create traps in hunting in groups, and we all of this technology to add. More, energy to our diet

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How The Consensus Voting Mechanism Works

Data Skeptic

06:33 min | 3 months ago

How The Consensus Voting Mechanism Works

"So my name is Mush. Pot. Suzuki like the car last year a student at Yale University in Computer Science and mathematics and I'm supervised by Adrian Vata and from goalie. I'm very happy to be here and thank you for inviting me. I got exposed to your work. When I read the paper, I invited you to come on and talk about mostly today is how many freemasons are there consensus voting mechanisms in metric space so no less than three interesting ideas for me in the title maybe we should give some background to open up with consensus. What does that mean is that? Just the majority or how will we be using the word today? Consensus mechanism is Mecca Zeman which to select a candidate they're only if everyone agrees on it for instance, they said you're running for some group Peter, you get accepted only if everyone in the group agrees on it and you want you accepted otherwise. so that's like unanimity the Neha in here. Yeah. It's basically the same as unanimity but in different. Settings. Unanimity also implies that it's a property where you have if everyone agrees on that, you accept it but something can happen. If you know, let's say you can use different rules otherwise there's a different sort distinctions there, but it's basically the same as unanimity that particular choice leads to some interesting things and you guys are presented this really concise analogy to the freemasons. Well, I suppose getting down to the actual counter freemasons trying to conduct a census here that just formalizes. A funny title to give because as you know that freemasons are interesting sort of group there. Member only if everyone agrees on sort of it, fits our mechanisms today run their group through consensus voting Gotcha so it wouldn't surprise me if just given how much sort of folklore the surrounds the freemasons that there might be at least a few listeners confused about whether or not there are real organization. Could you throw a few facts Edis? have. Amazing temples in Montreal, phrases, I live in Montreal. So they have a huge temple here and they're very active and I don't know too much about their inner workings or I've never been inside the doors but they're very oh yeah you can go to their building for instance so real organization and in terms of getting accepted into it if I wanted to go in that building up there in. Montreal is this the actual mechanism they literally use or is this a sort of an analogy? So I don't know this for sure but I heard I read online that in order to get accepted that everyone in taboo are everyone in that group has agree on it. So is the medicine that they actually use. Cool. Well, I guess whenever that started it wouldn't be surprising that it could grow quickly. Right, if I was thinking of starting my own such organization and I I, invited my wife. Now we have two members and perhaps she and I can agree her sister joins and my sister joins. But at some point, someone's going to say no to the next member what can we learn about that and how do we study it? What are the interesting Totta questions? So you have two different settings. Here. So wondering is not remodeled people's opinions and you say I prefer my wife says I prefer my daughter you know or or so and so forth we need to the preferences of people. So one of the classic ideas in voting theory and actually just modeling through machine learning or any sort of the setting is this prioritizing people's opinion or privatizing people. So for instance, let's say you could be. Leaning like the political left or right. There's a spectrum for which you are lighted. Let's sure you can be at the centre or you could be very right thing or it could be a very level. So we can model that as any number between minus one and one, but two one being the right-wing minus one being the left-wing. So then that's one example of how you prioritize people right? Because you wanted to this rigorously and mathematically. So we need a method to represent people and our model is at. ISSUE, have this in which you represent urine. You couldn't space in some point. Is You your opinion and you vote for someone who similar to? Let's say you're very right wing than some candidate comes in then you're more likely to vote for someone who is right being than left-wing to someone who is closer to you in opinion or characteristic that's our model of but this question was asked actually before in one emissions but in one dimension. So you're basically just have an inch between minus one and one, and this was an extra Unin by very famous. Nogal. Yes. Paper in two, thousand, sixteen, two, thousand, fourteen I forget. But we did this in higher dimensions in actually specifically two dimensions because it introduces so much more complexity when you go up in a dimension, right so Francis, why do we need higher dimensions is because before you you're presenting people left and right but people are more complex than that. You can't just represent a person by just one number for instance you. have to use multiple features as people say. So you have this multiple characteristics of people and they become dimension. So we do this in two missions surprisingly the mathematical difficulty of asking this question John Huge becomes actually much more difficult in two dimension than one dish very interesting and I guess maybe the answers grounded in a lot of details. But is there an essence to what that challenges is it that there are more simulations or? Is there a complexity theory aspect of this? Why is a two dimension so much more difficult than one so for instance, if you look at random shape, you can characterize this voting as looking at something called random convex or some random shapes. The question bows down on understanding certain random shapes and here assuming that the candidates are appearing. Let's say uniformly at on interval you have existing group members and she accepts somebody then he becomes. Group member and you evolve. So the candidates are uniform at each time step and so to answer the question we knew looking at this sort of random judge shapes in one dimension there's only one shape is just an interval intimate conviction in one dimension is just an interval. Some number between attack could be minus zero point five to zero point one is, but let's say you go into the mission all of a sudden there's so Many different shapes so many different things second happen if the shape is convinced or even just not convex in two dimensions does different more complex shapes can get in one mission. You only have interested in two dimensions you have gone as you have China goals, you have something that approximates your face even that could be shade in two missions, but that's not going to happen in Wand mission

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President Trump to Visit Kenosha Wisconsin After Police Shooting

Mark Thompson

00:30 sec | 3 months ago

President Trump to Visit Kenosha Wisconsin After Police Shooting

"Concerned over whether President Trump scheduled visit to their city, following days of unrest over a police shooting may increase tensions. White House press secretary Kaylie Mecca Nadine minutes ago confirming the president will travel to Kenosha, but would not elaborate. If the president thinks the shooting was justified. There's a investigation ongoing. So, um, I spoke to him earlier and he was not willing to weigh in more than he had Video showing a Kenosha police officer shooting 29 year old Blake in the back. His family says he's paralyzed in California. More

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Finding Your Balance

Blue Lotus Buddhist Temple Podcast

05:40 min | 3 months ago

Finding Your Balance

"Good Morning. We love and I'm here in Crystal Lake Illinois. And wanted to spend a little time with you. Hope Everyone's fine. And Hope you're. Dealing with all the different new things coming up in your life like being students online or live for a combination of the two. Or going back to work or continuing to stay home and work from home. Or looking for a job or Trying to to decide what's the next course you want to take or thing you want to learn online. We have lots of things going on these days and I hope you're finding a way to be. Peaceful with that and have Have some dispassionate equanimity could time to work on our equanimity, right? That's the quality of balance. and. Taking a step back and being able to see things. Without. So much of our self involvement being able to be a little bit dispassionate. Find Balance and everything. So I always like to think of it as back away beck away from Mecca way not not out of indifference at all but out of. That Maybe we sometimes can be too aggressively putting ourselves in the middle of a situation. Really we are more of A. We can be more of a bystander and be more valuable to people in the situation. and. You know that feeling when you when you realize oh I, wish I just kept my mouth shut and not. Made that comment on facebook or not said something that you know that that made the situation not better but probably just. kind of hit the hit something that just immediately. Created. Created. A. A little minor explosion and a conversation or relationship. And sometimes that's because we we aren't able to become have that equanimity at work. You know there's a little. There's a little bit too much of our ego in a situation. So we just need to say something that maybe probably would be better if we didn't say it. I know that's one way I look at equanimity. Does back away? Think about the situation think about it a little bit more. find her own balance with an it without getting carried away by the emotion of the moment. And we can work with equanimity in so many situations and I think it's a beautiful quality for us to develop right now. Because we have a lot of opportunities before we we feel like. We are free from the effects of the pandemic. That's going to be a long time before free from the economic effects and the psychological effects and the physical effects. The way it's changed our landscape just physically the people we've lost. Maybe the people who were recovering from covid nineteen and the the. The. The long lasting effects that they might be having to deal with and how it affects our society in the long run. So develop equanimity along with compassion and loving kindness and. I am so which is no harm. So, we can have our hands full just with. seeing how we can those are the best ways we can be people in this world is to work on those qualities work on a deeper understanding of yourself. And then that's what it all comes back to because we have to know. What our little triggers are we have to know. We have to know about ourself. and. Then we can be more effective in a more Compassionate person for the rest of the world. So. Let me start with my wish. And I think that's good guidance I hope everyone's memorized it. Okay. He working on it if you haven't because it can be there for you when you need it. Or. The Saint. Francis prayer. May I become at all times both now and forever. A protector for those without protection. A guy for those who have lost their way. A ship for those with an ocean to cross. A. Sanctuary for those endanger. A lamp for those without light. A place of refuge for those who like shelter and a servant to all in need. By by means of this meritorious deed, May I never join with the unwise only the wise until the time I attain the Bonna. That close to you because that gives us. Wonderful Advice. And it also gives us a challenge. You know to reach out to be to be able to. See clearly what's going on in the world where we can help

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Two Angels Petite Sirah 2017

The CheapWineFinder Podcast

04:26 min | 3 months ago

Two Angels Petite Sirah 2017

"This. Is Dave from. SHEEP WIND DOT COM. Come and again with another one. And this one is kind of an interesting one is this a? Ten dollar one. Or is it a twenty four, a gallery one? And the answer is depends on where you by. The. Angels. Petite Surat twenty seventeen, which I picked up at Costco. For Nine Ninety nine. You go elsewhere. Check the Internet out and it's selling for twenty, three, twenty, four, twenty, five. So it's like this is a ten dollar wine or is this the upscale wide? It's a petite derived from the Red Hills Aba in lake. County Lake County is due north of Napa Valley. And it's On the end of clear lake up there up about two thousand feet or more. From The Becker Mecca. Famous. Mountains I'm not quite sure where. But. It's high elevation, which is interesting. It's got You know the lakes helping things spot canucks soils. Really Cool. Groin area. It's one hundred percents. nine months in French Oh, twenty percent new. Is this deep dark rich bulbs, Bisi. Why it's kind of funny I'm drinking on a hot and sticky. August nights in the mood. A bit out of place but in about three weeks when it cools down at night. It's going to be just the wine you're looking for. And it's big bold. It's both silky smooth events ICS got tons of spies. Yeah And like I said, is this a one? There's this twenty, four dollar one. It's it's rich extracted. It's got a lot of flavors. Usually like the Tannin's and the acidity talk about that. But there's so much flavor they take back sheets everything that's going on. Off The teeth Sarah's kind of a weird grip kind of explain that a little bit. Back in the eighteen hundreds late eighteen hundreds, France at all sorts of problems with Pest and disease in vineyards, and when you're having problems with wine and France, it's a big problem. And the Sarah Grapes? Enron valley we're having some problems. So man named Europe. But Together With I think person? I'm it's a great that I think might be extinct nowadays or just almost never planet. To kind of create this hardy. Healthy. Sarai substitute. And by the time he did. The problems in the vineyard solved the no one wanted the. Ceron. Somehow showed up in Australia where it's called the roof. And California, and it wasn't a big wine from California until lately. It's everywhere. If you grab the Zinfandels, probably got some Petite Saran there and In other if you grab a red wine, it's the hidden member the. Used to. Flavor you. Come to expect. It always gives the wine a little bit of a boost unexpected boost. The teat psoriasis come into his own. This is a really, really nice petite up. that. If you feel like going upscale spend some money, well, you can go to any other store you want to. But if you want to spend ten bucks, go to COSCO and if you don't have a membership card, you talk to your neighbor does. Toss him twenty bucks or so and promise to share it with them. Drum breakdown. And you're in luck in I don't know what to say about this wine then it tastes great. Spice it's a big red wine. You like big boy red wines a big girl red I don't want to be. I don't WANNA be. Hurt anyone's feelings.

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Amazon Thinks It Will Need More — Not Fewer — Offices In Big Cities

Financial Exchange with Barry Armstrong

02:03 min | 3 months ago

Amazon Thinks It Will Need More — Not Fewer — Offices In Big Cities

"Big story about offices this year has been all of the companies that are telling their employees that they never need to come back, apparently, and they'll be working remotely currently. But as they often do, Amazon swimming against the tide here and making a pretty big bet. On in person work. I like this, Mike. I like it a lot. Um, I I think that this is an industry move. We become prisoners of the moment often times where it does look bleak for the next year or two with with the virus and then this idea of not wanting to be in major cities. However, they were able to purchase a $1 billion building in New York on Fifth Avenue from we work. Amazon was And we work. Obviously an extremely distressed company at the moment, would you know, prided themselves on basically offering office space for some of these smaller companies out there? You're a small companies very quickly to pivot to working from home from an off mentally office space. Well, the best part of this story. Did you read who occupied that building prior Tio Pride Amazon buying it was it? Ah, Lauren Taylor Krantz. Is there anything better than just like putting a company out of business and then just, you know, throw in a little fuel on the fire by taking over their their office based their main defining View of the Lord and Taylor. There's fifth have building the mecca of real estate. You are? Yeah, just, you know, just trying to think of the comparison. Just, you know, spitting on somebody's grave here taking over that realestate and look Yeah, I don't know how this is gonna go. I don't know if they really need these employers employees in downtown Manhattan. But Tell you what when everybody is talking about, you know, selling their real estate. And you, Khun Khun Promise you that Amazon went in here and got one hell of a deal. That's what I'm thinking was north a year ago. I like It wasn't cash to do it. I like it. I like the idea that the American City is going to rebound. At some point. I don't know what in New York is going to look like 12 months from now, but There are deals to be had right now, and good frame is on for buying up now,

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Book News For August

Books and Boba

05:07 min | 3 months ago

Book News For August

"So let's start work as always we open up our episode with the latest Book Publishing News Rewrite What's our first story? As always, we get our book deal news from Publishers Weekly and our first piece of news is in an eight house auction carper Collins teagan books one north. American rights to Michelle quashes debut novel not here to be liked. This why a ROM COM follows Chinese Vietnamese. American, girl allies, kwan who snubbed as the next editor in chief of the school paper for less qualified but more likable male peer as she leads a feminist reckoning at her school she begins falling for the boy she she's asking to step down publication is scheduled for fall twenty twenty one what are your thoughts on this premise? Sexism exists everywhere and yeah. Yeah. But what if she falls in love with him and let them have job I'll take him down regardless. He doesn't deserve the position. So yeah, take him now date him after you get the job you know if he really loves her he'll step Tom. because. He wants her to do her best right isn't that what partner supposed to? Yeah and also you want a boyfriend who likes supports feminism. Sorry. This is this is a way for him to prove his worth. Yeah. But you know given the recent state of the publishing industry and like the news industry, it's a pretty timely story. You know it's weird how a lot of these books are coming up at just the right time. We'll also just you know books are a reflection of what's happening in the world and. Sexism. Racism. Capitalism none of that is going away anytime soon. So it's always going to be timely. Yeah. OUR OUR NEXT STORY HARPER TEEN bought axios exile EXO Bya Rom. com fall is a Korean American cello prodigy who spent part of her junior year at an elite Music Academy in Seoul where she falls into a whirlwind secret romance with the Lead Singer of K pop's biggest boy band. Publication is scheduled for summer twenty twenty one reread. This sounds like your jam. Kind of. Here's the thing I. I love Korean music I love Korean indie hip hop and some and some pop here and there. But I'm very skeptical when it comes to books that. Are Romances with pop stars. I don't I don't know like for some reason it just kind of. Makes me feel. Like, will they it right? Will they get the culture? Right obviously AXIOS is Korean American and she Malo Kate pop for a very long time. So I'm sure she'll get it correct. I mean wasn't her last book on rebel soul about like K. pop and robots. I don't think. K pop poison there. Oh. Yeah it was like Mecca. Feel checks, all the boxes though you know you have not just the the K pop part but also. School. Drama set in Korea at a music academy. Those check a lot of box. I will I will read it because, Acsi Oh, I've read rebel soul and it was a fun book and I I have trust in MC owns all of these elements right. So I am excited for her twenty twenty one it is pre diabolical that she named the book after herself because it's it's excellent. So's axial twice isn't it like kisses and hugs is Trying to make a joke never mind. All right. So our next book deal is McMillan top? Bought World English rights to Karen chows Middle Grade debut miracle, which is about an Asian American girls struggling to find herself through friendship and music in the wake of her father's death publication is planned for twenty twenty two. This one's not as. not, as upbeat as the last one and not as feel-good. But that's pretty deep subject for a great novel. Yeah. I mean, it does have music in it music. Yeah. Next up William Morrow. Science Sequoia Nagamatsu debut novel how high we go in the dark according to the publishers the novel Explores Humanity's struggle to rebuild itself in the aftermath of a climate plague and is akin to stationed eleven and cloud atlas very timely. Yeah. I don't see a release date. I'm going to assume probably twenty, one, twenty, twenty, two. I really loved station eleven. So I am very interested in seeing what the book is about or I guess we already know what it's about, but again, get more familiar with. And the characters

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Final days of hajj and Eid festival impacted by coronavirus

AP News Radio

00:47 sec | 4 months ago

Final days of hajj and Eid festival impacted by coronavirus

"The reduced number of pilgrims who performed the last rites of the Islamic hash in Mecca the building which drastically impacted by the new coronavirus small groups of pilgrims Moscow and physically distancing before one of the final rites of the hajj consulting with the second day of the need to build a global pandemic that's affected every aspect of this year's pilgrimage and celebrations the final right is a symbolic reenactment of Abraham's hajj when he's turned representing the temptation to disobey god the hash both physically and spiritually demanding intends to bring about greater humility and unity what of all Muslims the phone once in a lifetime I'm Charles

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Pilgrims pray on peak day of hajj in shadow of coronavirus

AP News Radio

00:51 sec | 4 months ago

Pilgrims pray on peak day of hajj in shadow of coronavirus

"President mas trump pilgrims took a have campaign arrived and at fundraising mount Arafat trip to West adjusted Texas hill near and Islam's focused on fuel holiest and his sites opponents instead to pray of and the searching repent pandemic on the most important on day a day of the that hajj saw three hundred the annual thirteen pilgrimage new virus in Mecca deaths in in Texas Saudi Arabia and more than nine the global thousand calling new of cases ours from the make president house calls trump spoke the shadow in Midland over with every a backdrop aspect of of this stacked year's oil agreement barrels which now we're lasted back and now to we're two just point going to keep five expanding million Muslims he blasted from across democratic the world lawmakers to mount saying beer Arafat green with new the prophet deal Muhammad would destroy delivered the his final energy sermon industry nearly and one he thousand claims four the hundred radical years left ago wants to only destroy very limited the nation's numbers of pilgrims suburbs were allowed we will to take fight part all in of the their Hutch lives amid numerous restrictions to get into the suburbs to limit and have the a potential beautiful home spread of the corona there will be no virus more the low Saudi income government housing has not released forced a final in figure to the on the suburbs number of hajj pilgrims trump has rescinded this a fair year housing rule but it said from the anywhere Obama from a administration thousand to ten thousand that helped would low be taking income part families I'm he sorry was expected I shockingly to raise about seven million dollars during this Texas trip hi Jackie Quinn

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Unable To Travel To Mecca, Muslim Community Holds Drive-Thru Hajj

Morning Edition

02:26 min | 4 months ago

Unable To Travel To Mecca, Muslim Community Holds Drive-Thru Hajj

"The hajj, the pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia. It is, of course, a year like no other in Saudi Arabia is limiting the annual pilgrimage just to people living inside the kingdom. It's a disappointment for many American Muslims who are planning to go from our member station. W M. You Daniella chess low reports on a community in Maryland that held a drive thru hodge instead. Loudspeakers blast prayers on a hot afternoon as Mona El Dada watches her 77 year old father. He's copying a ritual known as Walking around an eight foot tall black cube. That's a replica of the Kaaba shrine in Mecca. El Data tells him he's doing it wrong. No, daddy. The idea is that the car is actually going to do the show off Dr Hardy Ra Nama relents. He's done the really pilgrimage to Mecca three times. He remembers a sea of Muslims from all over the world, all wearing the same white clothes. And so nobody knows, but they pulled the rich whatever equality 100% and that is the beauty of today, Hondas and Tesla's drive around the Kaaba. It's not a substitute for the haj, which all Muslims must try to make in their lifetime. Mona El Dada is creative director at the next Wave Muslim Initiative, a group in Montgomery County, Maryland. The pandemic ruined her pilgrimage plans. So she suggested to her colleagues. How about a local version of Hajj by car? I was telling them it's it's kind kind of of like like the the way way that that in in the the wintertime, wintertime, there's there's Christmas Christmas light light shows shows and and all all you're you're doing doing is is kind kind of of looking looking out. out. From From your your window window At At Sandy. Spring Friends School, L Dada greets drivers moving along a short track. At one station, A boy in a green shirt leans out of a white minivan to throw pebbles at a cardboard pillar. That's to evoke another hajj ritual casting stones to drive out the devil. The boy introduces himself as yes, scene Y Es e and asked me was conned by kind of forgot His dad, Faisal Khan says he's been avoiding mosques because of the pandemic. He still wanted to teach his two boys about the holiday. Definitely much more safe car, not close, Tio bunch of people, So it's really nice what they what they did. Levee

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Very different, symbolic hajj in Saudi Arabia amid virus

AP News Radio

00:53 sec | 4 months ago

Very different, symbolic hajj in Saudi Arabia amid virus

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Very different, symbolic hajj in Saudi Arabia amid virus

BBC World Service

00:53 sec | 4 months ago

Very different, symbolic hajj in Saudi Arabia amid virus

"News. The annual Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia is underway with drastically reduced numbers because of the corona virus pandemic this year, only around 10,000 people, all of them Saudi residents will perform the five day ritual always screened and quarantined in advance. Our religious affairs editor Martin Bashir, reports. Last year, more than two million Muslims circled the Kaaba in Mecca, the most sacred site in Islam. But in June, the Saudi Arabian government announced that no foreigners would be allowed to perform the hajj. And that residents aged over 65 or with chronic illness should also not attend the restrictions of not only impacted worshippers. They've also hit the kingdom's income. The hardest Saudis second largest source of revenue after oil, contributing around $12 billion

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Very different, symbolic hajj in Saudi Arabia amid virus

All Things Considered

03:43 min | 4 months ago

Very different, symbolic hajj in Saudi Arabia amid virus

"News. The Corona virus strikes again. The huh, JJ, which starts tomorrow will not allow the normal gathering of more than two million Muslims. The annual pilgrimage to Mecca is known for teeming masses of people who walk closely together, sit shoulder to shoulder to pray. And often campout and crowded tents. But this year, only an estimated 1000 people are expected to attend. Physical distancing will be enforced and masks will be required. Bloomberg's Saudi Arabia correspondent. Vivian Knee Rhyme has been covering How, huh, JJ will be different this year. She joins us Now. Welcome. Hi. Thank you so much for having me. Can you just start out by reminding us what the religious significance of the Hodges for Muslims all around the world, So the Hodja is one of the most important act that any Muslim might perform in their life. It is considered to be one of the five pillars of Islam. It is actually obligatory for every Muslim to perform the hajj once in their life, if they're able to financially and physically, so it's something that people save up for and apply for again year after year. Well, because the Saudi government is determined to make sure people are physically distanced. This year. You estimate that only about 1000 people will be in attendance tomorrow. So how are these 1000 people selected like where they from? Yeah, So one thing that had been a little bit strange that the government has been a little bit secretive about what the actual number is this year, the hedge minister has said it's between around 1000 and 10,000. We do think it's going to be probably closer to around 1000 and that includes about 30% Saudi nationals, and the other 70% are foreign citizens who reside already in Saudi Arabia, so nobody will be performing. The hajj is here coming from outside of the kingdom. They were selected through an online betting system. Most of it was about health criteria. You had to be between the ages of 20 and 50. You had to not have any chronic diseases. So everybody who was selected among the pilgrims did get a PCR test for Corona virus, and then they were isolated during a home quarantine for about a week. After which they travel to Mecca, and they've been in a hotel quarantine sort of isolated individual hotel rooms for about four days now, so they haven't even really met each other. For the most part, they communicate over WhatsApp, you know, they get their meals, the room service. It's a very different experience than it would be in a normal year when you're kind of a human sea of people from all over the world, gathering and eating and praying together. Besides, they're being dramatically fewer people this year. How do you think the high judge will feel different compared to years past? Well, I think it's just a completely different animal in a lot of ways. I mean, normally a huge part of going to Mecca and performing the pilgrimage is just that rubbing shoulders with people from all different social classes and all different nationalities. Obviously, that physical closeness has completely gone, so there's going to be social distancing markers around the Grand Mosque to ensure that people are actually you know, 1.5 meters apart, so that's a very big deal. There's also a point in the pilgrimage win. Welcome to be gathering pebbles, small stones along the route that they throw at thes three stone pillars that symbolize kind of repelling of evil, and these pebbles this year will be distributed to them in pre sealed packets, and they're sterilized, So it's a very different kind of feel there. They're also wearing these tracking bracelets insure that they complied with the quarantine, and if they stray more than a certain distance from their phone kind of urges them to reconnect to their Bluetooth, a lot of technology that's infusing this year's hajj in order to Kind of enforced that social distancing and make sure that the House doesn't become a super spreader event because Saudi Arabia, like a lot of other countries, has had a couple of different peaks of Corona virus cases, which are now on the decline and Mecca at one point was really the epicenter of Saudi

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"mecca" Discussed on Throughline

Throughline

01:46 min | 5 months ago

"mecca" Discussed on Throughline

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"mecca" Discussed on Throughline

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"mecca" Discussed on Throughline

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"mecca" Discussed on Throughline

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07:51 min | 5 months ago

"mecca" Discussed on Throughline

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Every Muslim. is to make a pilgrimage to Mecca once in their life while they're pilgrims will spend a lot of their time in the Grand Mosque a massive facility that covers over four hundred thousand square feet. It's a sanctuary where violence even in its smallest form is forbidden. So as you can imagine, many of the pilgrims were there in the mosque on the morning of November twentieth. Realize just how serious the situation was. Most people were horrified by what had happened. Most people that were inside the mosque were besides themselves. This is Joe Keshishian senior fellow at the king. Faisal. Center for Research and Islamic Studies and Joe says as the rebels delivered their manifesto. Chaos erupted in the mosque. The militants had blocked all of the gates to prevent hostages from getting out. Once, the chaos I down there were tens of thousands of pilgrims trapped in the mosque, being controlled by hundreds of armed gunmen. Initially there wasn't a major response from local authorities. It appeared as though the entire city was in shock. But at this point, you might be asking who is Joe Hayman. What motivated him? and. How did he end up? Staging this attack? Before we answer any of that, we have to go over some basics about Saudi Arabia and get a sense for what was happening there in the years leading up to nineteen, seventy nine. These are the treasure houses of an ancient desert kingdom, a land, the size of western Europe. Where the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is named after the family of God starting in the eighteen hundreds they try to unite Bedouin tribes to take control of the peninsula. They captured lost control of some parts of Arabia, but never fully controlled it for long periods of time. But after generations of struggle, they were finally able to become rulers of Arabia in nineteen, thirty, two after the fall of the Ottoman. Empire they established a country and named it after themselves, and by controlling Islams to holiest cities, Mecca and Medina, they became credible remains shetty fan in Arabic, which means the custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and incredible responsibility. But in order to achieve this position, the house events, our would enlisted. The help of conservative Muslim fighters called the when. Others. The Hawaiian were followers of the WAHABBI interpretation of Islam. What hobbies reject any attempts to modernize a slum and proselytize and often historically inaccurate puritanical view. Their religious fanaticism made them extremely effective soldiers for the Saudi army. The country that the Saudi family controlled was poor and extremely underdeveloped. Most people lived as they had for centuries, but in nineteen, thirty eight, a major resource was discovered in Saudi Arabia. Polio. Land of little water and too much oil that would probably described the dilemma of which is only just realizing its importance in the twentieth century, those tragedy by the late nineteen seventies, oil revenues meant that the kingdom will slowly, but surely modernizing was developing was opening up to the outside world. Would CH- urged some of the most conservative elements in the kingdom. This is Yorislav trough him of a been covering the Muslim world's for nudity cates for the Wall Street Journal. He's a longtime Middle East reporter who wrote the book? The siege of Mecca things like television was still very controversial, and the attempts by the royal family to bring the country into more and more than age women went to the beach, wearing swimsuits the war, the Abaya, but Dow by it was not an imposed item, but this apparent betrayal of Wahabbi principles wasn't the only thing that angered many conservatives. Economic progress in the country wasn't happening everywhere and many small towns and villages, Bedouin didn't always have the same access to resources as their fellow city-dwelling citizens. So, many of the man who fit in that second group, felt not only disgusted by the modernization in the country, but they also felt left behind by it in a monarchy obviously They're always injustices We're not talking about a democracy or a democratizing society, so they're always individuals that are left out of the system and one young Bedouin. The son of an and fighter felt both of these slights. His name was Johann and Dany. Man. From one of the most prominent tribes of Saudi, Arabia I'll. and he was at the beginning destined to become a foot soldier in the national. Guard James Served in the National Guard Saudi Arabia's army for many years, but eventually he became more and more interested in studying slum. He started studying the University of Medina under Shaping Buzz, who was leading cleric, and then would late become the mufti of Saudi Arabia, and he became in hammered by be teaching teachings of several prominent. Clerics he started getting the following that he had at the Slam University of Medina and started to proselytize as much as possible. The potential changes that he wished to bring to the country to Hama Taybe opposed the presence of foreigners, the presence of Western embassy humor, anathema and other things like television women on television. He rejected the establishment. He fought back. There was an alternative and that there ought to be an alternative to reformulate Johanna and really opposed any. Non, Muslim Non Wahabbi penetration of Saudi Arabia's. We didn't like the fact that a Western embassies key decry the fact is the flag of the cross flying of buildings in our country, and what he calls is for justice. He calls for the rule of law, and that he himself is going to go ahead and everything back in order. He's going to save Saudi Arabia from these bad rulers sell. He really wanted to of to create a pure Islamic state, which is not different from what's for example Isis. A one or two more modern times. Jaymon was a true believer. He lived an austere pious life. He.

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"Testers the last in the fall of the program all it does is okay by the way ladies and gentleman I just saw this as you know I am a Mecca Mecca Mecca rush fan Neil perk to the drummer has passed away I knew he was still I didn't know what and I don't I'm not sure he eyed looks like he had brain cancer and passed away I am sick over there Matt man oh man oh man Glenn frying for my eagles Tom Petty okay rest in peace good man I saw rushed seventeen times and every time was better than the the last time all right so as I was saying everything I do and and just so you know this is been taught to me by the great William o'neil those are two of my main stays there are other great technicians that I've read but that that's where I start and and finish and Neil was about fundamentals and technicals one thing mostly technicals did things a little bit differently o'neal's into leadership breaking out of range after prior up trends Weinstein has no problem talking about things that are bottoming and stages and things like that but in the context of everything they doing all tech am I think most technicians do it's a race in markets everything is a race and we're looking for the the real strength the strongest which market which country switch sectors which stocks in those sectors and of course the wye which o'neill was great at o'neill built this model cold canceling it's an acronym and it's about the strength of our earnings how many shares outstanding institutional sponsorship that's the big money crowd growth of earnings the acceleration in our earnings and that's why I love very often LCD Amanda stocks up a hundred percent earnings would down what's with that that's really not the norm if you go back decades and decades the greatest winners where companies with the strongest earnings and revenue growth I've been told about this look in coffee L. K. that sales are just exploding a Chinese coffee company they just putting them everywhere but the big key is relative strength where's the strength what is the real powerful recently it's been Tesla thanks a lot and I must tell you I sort break out at three hundred and sixty miles away do I trust this dude what the five hundred Bucks now it's pulling back because it's just too expensive and actually gapped up at around three hundred and you know I love gaps on earnings but the earnings with down their revenues were down but they said some things about a future orders so we've had this rally and I said to you yesterday and and it's getting frothy if we start pulling back on we just so happen to start pulling back today we'll do market wrap in a little bit what do I do what's the tactics first and foremost what's a bearish because those are my sh those are ones I look the short five point oh sure short for clients but we get a bear market and we're not the bear market by the way so we told you about roku that was had a it was bearish already while the market's been in the same and then we'll just start measuring we'll just start measuring in measuring in measuring and also my list now will be the really strong underneath that the strong strong then the strong and and basically how we measure that taught how do you know it's not actually by percentages but that'll be part of it is just how stretched away from their recent move this broke out at one forty it's one seventy Dan and then I'll start looking at we're moving averages are why because if we're going to correct in the in a more meaningful fashion the real strong will only pull back to maybe the ten day maybe the twenty one day strong will pull back to the twenty one day maybe the fifty day I just remember that's just price the fifty day moving average of the last fifty days ended up divided by fifty and these are just places where stocks in a bullish market will pull back to and then rally so that's going to be this weekend I already did a bunch of it today throughout the day I will go to the market wrap on the second but you know we've been telling you the software names have been emerging on the right side even with the market down today they were hardly down today and a bunch of a green inspired by the market being down today this name this name this they these things were green and then there's the road crews of the world and if anything was underneath the roku that was already bearish what about things that were stronger than roku but really they just been sitting they've only been sitting what happens with those wealth the only been sitting when the market's been strong they may be vulnerable also and I must tell you I was in one I'm not going to mention what a name but I sold out with just a couple of percent today on something that was in pull back mode and really look good especially yesterday it came off of the moving averages until they they just redid it so tells me you have to do more of a meaningful pull back people have a better opportunity and that's how we do things and this week it will be a little bit more arduous weekend will be a little more arduous than others will probably do some double takes but we love pull back because we're going to really be able to isolate the big big strength so hopefully that helps a little bit now of course if you own coca Cola for forty years you don't give a crap about what we're talking about right now and we wouldn't blame me Boeing more crap coming out more emails between workers let.

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03:31 min | 1 year ago

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"On December fourth. The Saudi Saudi government was back in control of the Grand Mosque and they immediately proclaimed a great victory. Now the extent of the the damage was not not. That's world they actually managed to keep quiet tatler not to reveal just how bad things were just how much destruction was just many housed housed. There were the Saudi government. Did their best to try to erase the event from the memory of its citizens the was a book published shortly after the teach that continual officials statements and declarations and official narrative. That book was sticking out labs and destroyed then. Suddenly it was forbidden. Didn't mention that this has ever happened was wiped off history. Books shameful admits that in such a major failure occurred. Aw also because punch not so long ago older people who ran Saudi Arabia. The time we're still in power saying the Ministry of the Interior Ministry of Defence Offense. The head of National Guards The were all I didn't see positions or Kissel had national guards. who was the king up until just a few years ago? So what are the ramifications of this event on Saudi Arabia and the world by the certification was that it stopped the modernization of Saudi Arabia Society for a very long time. Saudi Arabia became a very conservative country. After nineteen seventy. It became very much interested in puritanism for example movie theaters were banned. The condition of women became much more difficult pickled the wearing of abayas even the broadcast to close their their faces became much more prevalent. The liberal rural approach was essentially in abeyance. So dark chapter really started in the country and at the same time it empowered the conservative clerics of Saudi Arabia to know just controlled the social elements in kingdom but to export they very and was cheer conservative vision of Islam around the world where it was really very marginal up until then the religious establishment gained a great deal of power. Our Day They received large sums of money to build much many more mosques to gain control over the curriculum for students in in universities universities and schools so there are lots of popularity suddenly became mainstream suddenly young illiterate people going to see some Islamic guidance education and all over the world in the village in Negeria. You know or Java with anything. This is what Islam is tree gave the salute. This massive soft power in the world and something that really fostered the development of Jihadi groups and and extremist groups from Najib Indonesia. Even though John Hayman's mission ultimately failed his actions and his apocalyptic view of Salaam's future has had a lasting effect on other extremists. Diamond was an inspiration to many extremists over the past few decades. Messianic Addict Vision that since you haven't had was adopted almost worked by wards by slamming state and inspiration.

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"Hi My name is Eddie. Morandi you're listening through life this message comes from. NPR sponsor. Xfinity some things. Things are slow like snail races. Other things are fast like Xfinity X. Y.. You get fast speeds even when everyone is online xfinity affinity has the goal of maintaining coverage all over your house with reliable service for all devices so everyone is happy. You can even pause the in Home Wifi Hi to bring the family together working to make Wifi simple easy awesome more at xfinity Dot Com restrictions apply November twenty eighth nineteen seventy-nine over a week into the siege. Most of the militants had retreated under the mosque grounds. Only a few of the most hardcore militants remained remained above ground to fight. One of those people was the supposed Mehdi Mohammadzadeh. They're stuck there Louis. Tear Gas us is firing their staff. There is no medical care but there were guided by belief. And the Mati itself the supposed Mattie and I would go onto the bullets behind by them so was courage that comes from inability you will be harmed. The militants fought fought back hard. Shooting a hail of bullets at the soldiers. As they approached there were fueled by a belief in Mattie until he was harmed and killed and then suddenly eh started to crumble. This was the guy who was supposed to usher in the end of the world. The militants couldn't believe he was dead and that that demoralized ranks ranks Jehan had to convince them to stay on and fight. Things were about to get worse for the militants. French troops arrived a few days later. mm-hmm the friendships themselves did not actually go to McAfee. The debris the gas that trained the Saudis and they stayed in the hotel and tough on December third. The Saudi commandos began their final assault to end the siege the released gas into the underground chambers. They were instructed by the French a firefight and see it was very chaotic. It was an environment where everybody was was panicking. And in the darkness and crossfire militants and hostages and soldiers all killed.

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"As word of the siege began seeping out of Mecca. The Saudis realize they needed ended quick and to do that they had to stage an actual full-scale military assault but remember it's forbidden in a Slob to commit acts the violence in Mecca so the Saudis needed a religious decree or fatwa from the Kingdom's clergy or ulema to go ahead with the assault. So they the need fatwa From the religious authorities would authorize the operation and the fatal wasn't forthcoming because Luther. She's one at the extract a price for it. Okay so remember shift Bin Baz Joe. Hayman's teacher the guy who helped get his men out of jail. So Shaping Baz was the Dean Dean of the Adversity Islamic University of Medina. So he was probably the most respected scholar at the time and the want whom their Aurigny it felt like they had to listen. After days of frustration the Saudi King Collared Some Unshaven Baas and the leading members of the Ulama to the capital for a sit down and it was a very difficult meeting because bin Baz and the others were saying. Well you know there are problems uh-huh in our country now all this. The morals are very lose. His soul is forbidden. Things happening must do something about what were the specific demands but the the demands were for example more restrictions on women's rights. But most importantly what they wanted is that they wanted to burst out of Saudi Arabia. Because they had this global mission of Dowa of spreading the view of Islam to the rest of the misguided to Muslim nations and And they needed the backing of the Saudi state for that. The support of the Saudi government allowed the Lama to open schools mosques and charities all all around the Muslim world from Nigeria to Indonesia. We have to stop for a second here and emphasize the importance of this moment. Up until nineteen nineteen seventy-nine. They had made a very specific arrangement. Deal with the religious establishment. There is no interference in each other's business. The Saudi's feared that this arrangement could be in jeopardy if the Allama were able to extract these new demands but Joe says even knowing the risks. There really weren't many options for King holid- and the Royal Family. He had no choice but to acquiesce to the demands. This was a great bargain between the Obama and and House of Sodium which they said Okay we will support you and is critical moment. We will authorize the military operation in holiest on his this but in exchange you know you will allow us to use the resources of the Saudi state to further our cause throw the Muslim on Muslim nation. where the clerics involved at all in orchestrating this siege I have seen no evidence that the activity and apt this by the surgeon took advantage of this To further their own ninety S. It took took three days for the clerics dependent allowing for Saudi authorities to use violence to take back the GRANDMAS ask. The Saudi forces made preparations and while the clerics have been negotiating the fatwa the Saudis had finally done another thing. They made public statements acknowledging that their own people were responsible who for the attack while the Saudis had to make this declaration because the Americans but Presi them in the US government. Saying hello. Mike you have to say it's not us and and so the House of so did make these statements and the blame miscreants this is audio of a message. Saudi authorities blasted into the mosque over loudspeakers pleading with the militants to end the takeover. It was on fire and murderous on the Muslims by these renegade. Kahan didn't end it. So within hours of the fatwa being issued the Saudi forces began their assault to take back. The GRANDMAS her server assurance conducted Saudi military brought in armored vehicles commandos and even tanks to dislodge Jon Heyman and his fighters Jay Heymann has spent the week digging in. Initially they fail but after taking heavy losses Saudi security forces finally made their way into the grandmas grounds. You had armored personnel carriers out the M one one threes driving into into the holiday precinct and firing hiring. There was a machine gun position of the rebels just behind the COBB others elliptical wall just in front of the Saudis made progress but at a very very high cost the fighting was intense and dead bodies littered the grounds of the mosque but by the end of the first week they managed to clear out the surface parts so the mosque Jehan was prepared for this. His fighters retreated along with a small number of hostages to a place beneath the Grand Mosque and Kaba for their last stand and under the mosque. there is war of Labor in Center catacombs ancient storage areas that was really hard to penetrate. Because how do you go in and sell booby-trapped the pressure with continuing to mount on the Saudis to end the siege and so They really couldn't clear it on their own and so they had to ask for help so there were two countries that That could help was the. US and was France. France Promo the. US was that after the Vietnam War after a congressional hearings and the position of restrictions on the activities Cassia and all the leaks that out The salaries digitally trust the US and so the Saudis had a very good working relationship with the French at the time because the France then was led by conservative government much more hardline than the cadre administration. They're much more WIG action. The French sent a small detachment of officers from elite counterterrorism. Force will guess the French Special Forces this proposed. Using a non lethal gas to force out your Hayman's militants was supposed to knock out the militants and then the Saudi troops in gas masks would come in and kill them or take them mount.

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04:05 min | 1 year ago

"mecca" Discussed on Throughline

"The mattie is debated mysterious concept in a slum. It isn't mentioned the on but basically the idea's this at some point a messianic figure called the method who according to some traditional interpretations reputations is going to come from the same Arab tribe as the Prophet Muhammed and even have the same physical features and name. As the Prophet overturn to usher in the a day of Judgment Johann became convinced that his soon to be brother in law Mohammad bin Abdallah was the Mattie. She looked at him and looked at the descriptions of of how the market should look in the eighth in the sayings of Prophet Muhammed Physical descriptions the name You know it all kind of seem to match watch for him to the best of our knowledge. It appears such a Haymond genuinely believed his soon to be brother in law was the Mattie and that led him to a serious conclusion preaching and winning followers wasn't enough action needed to be taken. The Saudi government had to be removed but. Interestingly this is where he differed from other religious conservatives like his teacher shift Bin Baz NBA's really at the time endorsed a lot of the criticism the true human head against the the state of Saudi Arabia. At the time I would say well. Yes this is wrong with that is wrong also wrong but we should not Weasel Zubay the king because the king is the guarantee that our way of seeing Islam our way of doing things we preserved against the infidels. Who for the most Carla be clerics would be any other smirk ultimately? Even bin Baz is disapproval. Wouldn't be enough to sway James determination to get rid of the Saudi royal family and his ability to wage. An attack got even stronger. After he started attracting foreign followers to his movement he won followers from all all over the Middle East especially Egypt. Some of these followers had come from the Muslim Brotherhood. A well organized Islamic political machine. And so you really had this marriage of the Saudi Wahabbi zeal with Japan and the ready. meads Islamic militancy That came from Egyptian and some other foreigners who came to Saudi Arabia. So you had the the the the fusion of the theology with the organization skills skills and and violent extremism by Nineteen seventy-nine Joe Hayman's group grew to include hundreds if not thousand or more members they were motivated needed and capable of a well planned attack on the Saudi regime. Johanna and his followers had a radical idea. They were going to attack. Islam's holiest site site the Grand Mosque of Mecca which is blasphemous act but heyman came up with his own religious interpretation nation to justify it he figured it would be a strike right at the heart of Saudi legitimacy. After all if couldn't protect these holy sites should they be in charge Arja them he hoped it would gain the attention of the world and usher in Islamic revolution and the Dave judgment they planned the attack for the first day of Mahendra in the year. Fourteen hundred Saami calendar which happened to two seventy nine. The Mecca Mosque is a huge which facility and millions of people go in and out every year so the doors are almost never locked. Giannis people prepare pretty well. They drove pickups full of weapons into the tunnels In becomes below the Holy Shrines theories are they were able to do this despite bribing guards and by using dark but ingenious technique to bring weapons into the mosque. People bring him dead to perform lost lost ritual sprayers and so on so the plot of the spanned was essentially to introduce weapons in coffins..

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08:42 min | 1 year ago

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"This is Jimmy Lane Wesleyan. I'm listening to through line. which is an awesome podcast? Show thank you Berkeley support for NPR and the following message come from Exxon Mobil which is growing algae for biofuels working working with its partners synthetic genomics. Exxon Mobil is researching and field testing algae. That could one day power. The trucks ships and planes that helped drive the economy with fewer greenhouse gas emissions keeping transportation humming while cutting emissions find out more about biofuels at energy factor dot com news breaks and big stories change range every day. That's why we're giving you. NPR's ten minute morning news. PODCAST ON SATURDAYS TO I'm Scott Simon and I'm Lou Garcia Navarro up. I start your day with us. Weekdays at six eastern and Saturdays at eight a bit later to suture weekend from. NPR News every Muslim. Who can afford? It is expected to make a pilgrimage to Mecca. Once in their life while they're pilgrims this will spend a lot of their time in the Grand Mosque a massive facility that covers over four hundred thousand square feet. It's a sanctuary where violence even its smallest. Form is forbidden so as you can imagine many of the pilgrims who were there in the mosque on the morning of November twentieth realize. Just how all serious this situation was. Most people were horrified by what had happened. Most people that were inside the mosque were besides themselves this joke. Oh Keshishian and resuming fellow. King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies and Joe says as the rebels delivered. Their manifesto chaos erupted in the mosque. The militants blocked all of the gates to prevent hostages from getting out. Once the chaos. Die Down there were tens afoul of pilgrims trapped in the mosque being controlled by hundreds of armed gunmen. Initially there wasn't a major response from local authorities it appeared appeared as though the entire city was in shock. But at this point you might be asking. Who is Joe Hayman? Then what motivated him. And how did he end up staging this attack before we answer any of that we have to go over some basics about Saudi Arabia. And get a sense for what was happening there. In the years leading up to nineteen seventy-nine these are the treasure. Houses of an ancient distant isn't kingdom a land the size of western Europe where the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is named after the family event. Starting in the eighteen hundreds they try to unite Bedouin Edwin tribes to take control of the peninsula. They captured and lost control of some parts of Arabia but never fully controlled it for long periods of time but after generations of struggle they were finally able to become rulers of Arabia in one thousand nine hundred thirty two. After the fall of the Ottoman Empire. They established a country treat and named it after themselves. And by controlling Islams to holiest cities Mecca and Medina they became credible haramain. Shetty fan and out of which means the custodian of the Two Holy Mosques an incredible responsibility but in order to achieve this position. The House House event solid enlisted. The help of conservative Muslim fighters called the when or brothers. The plan were followers of the Wahabbi interpretation of slum what hobbies reject any attempts to modernize a slum and proselytize and often historically inaccurate cure technical view their religious fanaticism awesome made them extremely effective soldiers for the Saudi army. The country that the Saudi family controlled was poor and extremely underdeveloped developed. Most people lived as they had for centuries but in nineteen thirty eight. A major resource was discovered in Saudi Arabia. Oil a land of too little water and too much oil. That would probably describe the dilemma of a country. which is only just realizing its importance in the twentieth century? Those treasure by the late nineteen seventies. He's revenues meant that the kingdom was slowly but surely ising was developing. It was opening up to the outside world which irked some of the most conservative elements in the kingdom. This is Yaroslava Trofimov. I've been covering The Muslim world's for needed to cates for the Wall Street Journal. He's a longtime in Middle East reporter. Who wrote the book? The siege of Mecca things like television was still very controversial and the attempts by the royal family to bring the country into more more than eight women Went to beach wearing swimsuits Their War DABAYA but Dow by it was not any post item but this this apparent betrayal of Wahabbi principles wasn't the only thing that angered many conservatives I can make progress in the country wasn't happening everywhere And many small towns and villages Bedouins didn't always have the same access to resources as their fellow city-dwelling citizens so many of the man who fit in in that second group felt not only disgusted by the modernization in the country but they also felt left behind by it in a monarchy obviously they're always injustices We're not talking about the democracy or democratizing society. So they're always individuals that are left out of the system awesome and one young Bedouin. The son of an Ecuadoran fighter felt both of these slights. His name was Joe Hayman and our Dany. Aw Man debuted comes from one of the most prominent tribes of Saudi Arabia and and he was at the beginning destined to become a foot soldier in the National Gar- Jehan served in the National Guard. Saudi Arabia's army for many years but eventually he became more and more interested in studying slum he started studying slamming University of Medina under Shaban Buzz. Who who was a leading cleric and then later become the mufti of Saudi Arabia and he became enamored by be teachings of several prominent an aunt clerics he started getting the following that he had at these Lincoln University in Medina Baron started to proselytize as much as possible all the potential changes that he wished to bring to the country? Trauma tabby opposed the presence of foreigners the presence of western an embassy to humor anathema and other things like television women on television. He rejected the establishment. He thought that there was an alternative certified and that there ought to be an alternative to do Rick Family Jiemin really opposed any non Muslim non Rajavi penetration of Saudi Arabia's. We didn't you like the fact that the Western embassies he decried the fact vice the flag of the Cross finding of buildings in our country and what he calls is for justice he calls for for the rule of law and that he himself is going to go ahead and put everything back in order. He's going to save Saudi Arabia from these bad rulers. So here wanted to sort of to to create a pure Islamic state which is not the only different from what for example Isis. A one or two more times Kahan was a true believer. He lived an austere pious life. He refrained from modern luxuries like television and he was an excellent recruiter for the conservative active movement. He wrote and shared his thoughts widely and began to organize his followers. He created the spent. Let's say of individuals at some point win that alarm the Saudi authorities dozens of members of Joe Hayman's organization were detained and Heyman enlisted. His former teacher shift bin. Baz has to help and then shaping buzz intervened. All of the detainees were released. This could have crushed the movement but but instead John Hayman's group continued organizing at this time. Jackson was just one of many emerging leaders in the conservative movement in the kingdom but then something happened that set him. Apart as he was going on this path he had this dream about his brother-in-law in decided that he was could be the Moxie..

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"mecca" Discussed on Throughline

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01:47 min | 1 year ago

"mecca" Discussed on Throughline

"Saudi Arabia is in the news constantly. It's a major player in the affairs of the Middle East and the US is closest ally in the region region other than Israel for decades. It's been one of the world's biggest exporters of oil but that's not the only thing is exported Saudi Arabia's religious authorities have actively spread their interpretation of Islam while Hab is through these efforts there ultra conservative. literalist version of the faith has traveled around the world and inspired hatred and even violence. Saudi Arabia also has a poor human rights record. Especially when it comes to women until you'll recently women could not drive or travel about a mill relatives permission the country's de facto leader Mohammed bin Salman whose voice we just heard a moment. I'M GONNA go is a thirty four year old prince of the Saudi Royal Family who has tried to reverse some of these trends by loosening restrictions on women social media and public mingling of the sexes. Bin Salman has often cited the year nineteen seventy nine as a turning point for Saudi Arabia when the country's clerics begin to exert more more power in the fares of the nation his interpretation of history and the sincerity of his efforts are up for debate under his rule. Saudi Arabia has targeted. It'd journalists imprisoned dissidents and bomb civilians in a war against his neighbor Yemen. But he's right about one thing when you're heyman and DB and his band end of militants took over the Grand Mosque in one thousand nine hundred ninety nine they inadvertently opened up opportunities for Saudi clergy to grab power so in this episode. So we're going to take you back to the fifteen day siege of Mecca that chain Saudi Arabia continues to shape the Muslim world..

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02:07 min | 1 year ago

"mecca" Discussed on Throughline

"This wasn't a sound. Any pilgrim expected to hear violence. This is strictly forbidden in Mecca before the pilgrims could figure out what was happening a man followed by three gunmen emerged from the crowd right and began walking fiercely towards the mosques among the crowd part as the man charged them in butter or pulpit and snatched the mic from the terrified among demand began to speak Arabic in Fiqh better when accent. He was tall and steam with brown skin and long wavy hair. His name it was John Hayman. The hundreds of armed men commanded scattered across the grounds mocks yelling orders at the pilgrims Arabic tape in which some of the men snipers climbed the seven minarets surrounding the main grounds and took positions overlooking downtown Mecca. Johanna instructed them. Eight John Kapoor Fire Dot Com. If you see a government soldier wants to raise his hand against you I have no pity and shoot him because he wants to kill you. The Saudi police protecting the mosque were armed with little more than batons. It's two guards. Were killed immediately. Many others ran for their lives. In many of the Pilgrims Moss began chanting. Llahu Akbar or God is the greatest. Something Muslim often do trying moments soon. The militants it's also joining the chiefs and the chaos reached a climax just as Johann announced that he and his men were now in control and with that it was. Clear Islam's holiest site and one hundred thousand. People have been taken hostage the siege of Mecca and event that would forever change Saudi Arabia and the Muslim world had begun..

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"mecca" Discussed on The Secret Lives of Black Women

The Secret Lives of Black Women

02:40 min | 1 year ago

"mecca" Discussed on The Secret Lives of Black Women

"Completely in just kind of use trolley and use it more as like a timing tool per se as opposed to like a developmental sort of thing so there's like a variety in terms of what i've been seeing in terms of like this this wave of black women that are coming to astrology which is really great to see because i think that there's so much diversity i mean there's so much diversity in astrology itself does stuff that. I don't even know <hes> even though i've been practicing you know for for for a little time so it's a lot of really encouraged to see it. I'm happy to see it too. I think you know well part of the function of this podcast. It's just like how do we navigate the through this craziness that is this world we live in like any tool that you can use to navigate through way is a good tool or in like astrology has been a useful tool for me <hes> but with that i have just i just so many questions so even when we think about 'bout i'm not even going to go into the different types of astrology depending on where you are in the world to mind-blowing yeah so if i personally am in like south africa for instance. My astrology is different well so you're astrology. You would be yeah. Well okay how how open the box okay so. There's something called astro astro cartography and which basically is like locational astrology so you know you have your chart you were born with based on where you were born in the world and the time and all that but then you it can change when you travel to different places and that's why you can have that's why you can have places that speak to you on a very like cellular level and they're like oh my gosh places and then you can have places that you like. I hate this place. Never want to go back yeah. Uh-huh my god okay okay dumb question <hes> no questions okay. Thank you laurin and i i know lauren has so many questions but now i'm just like so mecca drawn to do astrology like you were is it like a mix of like actual aw like i wanna say talent and learning the technique or is it just straight up technique like how much of it is just your own intuition commission. I think as a mixture of both you know <hes> especially if you are someone that's looking to be a counseling astrologer because not not all astrologers. Here's council people.

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"mecca" Discussed on The Signal

The Signal

01:59 min | 1 year ago

"mecca" Discussed on The Signal

"Salmon says the saudi role in this conflict has meant that his decided to put his plans for mecca on hauled and that's a huge deal. I mean when he was talking about. How significant distributes the look on his mom's face when she got back from her pilgrimage to put this before your faith is massive but when he looks at what saudi arabia is doing the guardianship laws the murder of the journalist dramatic shoji and what's happening joining in yemen. He says he just can't reconcile that with his own moral code for me. This is very much a straw that broke the camel's back type situation you you know i think you'll you'll be really defined. Many muslims living in the west who are one hundred percent comfortable of what they've seen the the saudi arabian monarchy monarchy do not just <hes> in their country but around the world so ayman isn't the only muslim who's reconsidering making this trip right now. The social media hashtag breakout hash has been trending in majority muslim countries and this isn't just a social media thing april libya's grand mufti medical to muslims around the world. I'm not travel to make her and be part of this but so many people want to go that there's actually a q. and this is quite a system in place so it's not like numbers are about to drop off or anything. What does the change for you to one.

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"mecca" Discussed on 1170 The Answer

1170 The Answer

01:55 min | 2 years ago

"mecca" Discussed on 1170 The Answer

"It is time to go back, and they don't have the opportunities that they wanted here. Meanwhile, Mexico City of mecca the country of Mexico is also extending humanitarian visas to a lot of these migrants as well as putting them up into jobs. So that's what we're seeing right here. Eighty one people from the migrant caravan yesterday, I decided to go back to and these people here say they may be back in our country in a matter of days. Is that not good news? Along with all the rest of the good news. The one thing about all of the full nation and the heat and back and forth about the border. The one thing that is being accomplished. Here is sending a very clear message. And the idea that some of these young Honduran men say they were told there were jobs just waiting for them and obesity to go across the border. People who are doing that. Maybe the Honduran government. Could try to crack down on that kind of messaging? And part of what you do with any law part of what you do with any governmental action as you. Try to send a message. And the message here to discourage people from coming to the US border and just thinking you can get across it. That is a message that we have been sending more effectively for years. And yes, President Trump has been part of that. But even before President Trump, President Bush really turned a lot of this around and their new figures on immigration in the United States that should be encouraging to people because immigration is a good thing. Illegal immigration as a band thing. Let's go quickly to relief factor. This came in from Jim in Arizona. He said I had extreme lower back pain, but relieffactor works, so well it eliminated that pain allowing me to function as I couldn't function before if you're waking.

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"mecca" Discussed on The Daily Zeitgeist

The Daily Zeitgeist

02:06 min | 3 years ago

"mecca" Discussed on The Daily Zeitgeist

"We got to do also joe as in mecca outcome mom do come great guys yet there is also good joe as in mecca go away man yeah last night abroad jiawei facility yeah they already had a save applauding is supposed to be working gullit now look upon as laid down i am shipping so monteiro dan i need each day no date has wait all need it may be done to selling diseases did not been grab game drag day megan every enough last hour palmisano did not tainted by lighter version injected the rail where i was on a mission them making noises the bone of lava julie who live in a dream we have got out of the mediaeval heroine and always will you on the trip leading go home though combed through land though gum the guy in now we got things to do guy in only at dan's place du soleil ditgiault essen makagome duly pending xiaomi lina indigenous in that poll eamon bailey boom boom tbi the being abandoned.

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"mecca" Discussed on The Projection Booth Podcast

The Projection Booth Podcast

01:52 min | 3 years ago

"mecca" Discussed on The Projection Booth Podcast

"Being able to express their opinion and we know fuck it go wild if you wanna go to read it and this is where you're experiencing you know from if you were some of your life and wearing your deriving from kinder got a fraction from extracting your feelings and opinions about twin peaks and make character than you know can do and great it doesn't it and it dark tempting that has been you come into your life whether you know it it cradled in mecca ticketing or potted to the key adulation of the trio whatever it is you know go for it and then i can like separate myself from that ekran mike screaming at me and my experience of of a twin peaks and is mine and and you know and hang everyone everyone entitled or they certainly feel like they are um and at the end of the day i'm like you know i got i was in two peaks ending did when it will be there and gated dot i did a great job and that would that would really the most important thing and go from there you know from there but it is right dan yeah it's been divisive tammy uh uh xiaomi yeah i n yeah were people keeping you should about your walk oh yes they were and you know and what are we to walk but then wrong know the objectification and mojo right and and and when i would bring my perspective about the walk you know.

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