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Africa, Crazy, and Donald Trump: Trump Tells Pregnant Widow Of Fallen Soldier "He Knew What He Signed Up For" @balleraler ่‡ฃ111 2 Trump Tells Pregnant Widow Of Fallen Soldier โ€œHe Knew What He Signed Up Forโ€ - blogged by @MsJennyb โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € On Tuesday, Sgt. La David T. Johnson of Miami Gardens, the American soldier who was killed in Niger, was saluted in his homecoming at Miami International Airport. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € With his casket draped with the American flag and the name of his wife engraved on his chest, the fallen soldier was met with silence and subsequent honor from local politicians and officials. Before being transported to the Fred Hunterโ€™s Funeral Home in Hollywood, his pregnant widow, Myeshia Johnson, leaned over the casket and sobbed at the loss of her husband. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Prior the ceremonial homecoming, Donald Trump called Johnsonโ€™s pregnant widow to give his condolences. Just days after sparking controversy over his comments falsely claiming Barack Obama and โ€œother presidentsโ€ didnโ€™t call the families of fallen soldiers, Trump told Johnsonโ€™s widow,โ€ he knew what he signed up for โ€ฆ but when it happens it hurts anyway.โ€ โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, who was with Myeshia at the time, heard the exchange and was disgusted by Trumpโ€™s words. โ€œI think itโ€™s so insensitive. Itโ€™s crazy. Why do you need to say that?โ€™โ€™ Wilson asked. โ€œYou donโ€™t say that to someone who lost family, the father, the breadwinner. You can say, โ€˜Iโ€™m so sorry for your loss. Heโ€™s a hero.โ€™โ€ โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ€œIโ€™m livid. He canโ€™t even have an open-coffin funeral because his body is so messed up,โ€ she added. According to reports, Johnson was part of a joint mission with the Niger military in west Africa, when he was killed in an ambush on Oct. 4.
Africa, Crazy, and Donald Trump: Trump Tells Pregnant Widow Of Fallen
 Soldier "He Knew What He Signed Up For"
 @balleraler
 ่‡ฃ111
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Trump Tells Pregnant Widow Of Fallen Soldier โ€œHe Knew What He Signed Up Forโ€ - blogged by @MsJennyb โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € On Tuesday, Sgt. La David T. Johnson of Miami Gardens, the American soldier who was killed in Niger, was saluted in his homecoming at Miami International Airport. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € With his casket draped with the American flag and the name of his wife engraved on his chest, the fallen soldier was met with silence and subsequent honor from local politicians and officials. Before being transported to the Fred Hunterโ€™s Funeral Home in Hollywood, his pregnant widow, Myeshia Johnson, leaned over the casket and sobbed at the loss of her husband. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Prior the ceremonial homecoming, Donald Trump called Johnsonโ€™s pregnant widow to give his condolences. Just days after sparking controversy over his comments falsely claiming Barack Obama and โ€œother presidentsโ€ didnโ€™t call the families of fallen soldiers, Trump told Johnsonโ€™s widow,โ€ he knew what he signed up for โ€ฆ but when it happens it hurts anyway.โ€ โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, who was with Myeshia at the time, heard the exchange and was disgusted by Trumpโ€™s words. โ€œI think itโ€™s so insensitive. Itโ€™s crazy. Why do you need to say that?โ€™โ€™ Wilson asked. โ€œYou donโ€™t say that to someone who lost family, the father, the breadwinner. You can say, โ€˜Iโ€™m so sorry for your loss. Heโ€™s a hero.โ€™โ€ โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ€œIโ€™m livid. He canโ€™t even have an open-coffin funeral because his body is so messed up,โ€ she added. According to reports, Johnson was part of a joint mission with the Niger military in west Africa, when he was killed in an ambush on Oct. 4.

Trump Tells Pregnant Widow Of Fallen Soldier โ€œHe Knew What He Signed Up Forโ€ - blogged by @MsJennyb โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € On Tuesday, Sgt. La Davi...

Chicago, Fall, and Love: #BallerAlert's Today in Hip-Hop: Common Released "I Used to Love H.E.R." @balleralert resurrection BallerAlert's Today in Hip-Hop: Common Released "I Used to Love H.E.R."-blogged by @thereal__bee โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € 23 years ago today, Chicago rapper Common released one of the greatest hip-hop songs of all time, "I Used to Love H.E.R." โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € Released on his 1994 album 'Resurrection,โ€™ "I Used to Love H.E.R." is one of Common's most influential tracks to date. Its authentic hip-hop feel with a heavy jazz influence allows this track to stand the test of time no matter how old it gets. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € The song also established Common as a new, modern day conscious rapper. The "H.E.R." he is referring to is hip-hop. The acronym means "Hip-Hop in its Essence is Real.โ€ โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € The song tells the story of how hip-hop evolved from the 1980s to the 1990s. Common specifically speaks on the fall of Afrocentric rap and the rise of West Coast hip hop, ultimately claiming that hip-hop or this woman have become less authentic as hip-hop continues to become mainstream. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € To this day, the song remains a classic and has inspired many artists we know today. Fellow Chicago native, KanyeWest, samples the first two lines of the opening verse in his song, "Homecoming.โ€
Chicago, Fall, and Love:  #BallerAlert's Today in Hip-Hop:
 Common Released "I Used to
 Love H.E.R."
 @balleralert
 resurrection
BallerAlert's Today in Hip-Hop: Common Released "I Used to Love H.E.R."-blogged by @thereal__bee โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € 23 years ago today, Chicago rapper Common released one of the greatest hip-hop songs of all time, "I Used to Love H.E.R." โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € Released on his 1994 album 'Resurrection,โ€™ "I Used to Love H.E.R." is one of Common's most influential tracks to date. Its authentic hip-hop feel with a heavy jazz influence allows this track to stand the test of time no matter how old it gets. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € The song also established Common as a new, modern day conscious rapper. The "H.E.R." he is referring to is hip-hop. The acronym means "Hip-Hop in its Essence is Real.โ€ โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € The song tells the story of how hip-hop evolved from the 1980s to the 1990s. Common specifically speaks on the fall of Afrocentric rap and the rise of West Coast hip hop, ultimately claiming that hip-hop or this woman have become less authentic as hip-hop continues to become mainstream. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € To this day, the song remains a classic and has inspired many artists we know today. Fellow Chicago native, KanyeWest, samples the first two lines of the opening verse in his song, "Homecoming.โ€

BallerAlert's Today in Hip-Hop: Common Released "I Used to Love H.E.R."-blogged by @thereal__bee โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € 23 years ago today, Chicago ra...

Life, Memes, and Nasa: NASA Opens $23 Million Research Facility; Names It After Hidden Figures' Katherine Johnson @balleralert NASA Opens $23 Million Research Facility; Names It After Hidden Figures' Katherine Johnson- blogged by @niksofly โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € The silver screen brought to life 99-year-old mathematician and science trailblazer, KatherineJohnson in the iconic film HiddenFigures. Johnson was affectionately deemed the "human computer.โ€ โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Born in West Virginia in 1918, Johnson defied odds during a climate that not only limited the human rights of blacks, but denied womenโ€™s respect. Johnson was among a select few black women NASA hired to configure trajectory calculations for their first space flight. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Because of Johnson instrumental role in NASA's space program, NASA dedicated their brand new, $23 million, 37,000 square foot, state of the art, facility in Johnson's honor. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Johnson who attended the ceremony stated, โ€œI always like something new. It gives credit to everybody who helped.โ€ โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € The Katherine G. Johnson Computational Research Facility is located in Hampton, VA.
Life, Memes, and Nasa: NASA Opens $23 Million Research
 Facility; Names It After Hidden
 Figures' Katherine Johnson
 @balleralert
NASA Opens $23 Million Research Facility; Names It After Hidden Figures' Katherine Johnson- blogged by @niksofly โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € The silver screen brought to life 99-year-old mathematician and science trailblazer, KatherineJohnson in the iconic film HiddenFigures. Johnson was affectionately deemed the "human computer.โ€ โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Born in West Virginia in 1918, Johnson defied odds during a climate that not only limited the human rights of blacks, but denied womenโ€™s respect. Johnson was among a select few black women NASA hired to configure trajectory calculations for their first space flight. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Because of Johnson instrumental role in NASA's space program, NASA dedicated their brand new, $23 million, 37,000 square foot, state of the art, facility in Johnson's honor. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Johnson who attended the ceremony stated, โ€œI always like something new. It gives credit to everybody who helped.โ€ โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € The Katherine G. Johnson Computational Research Facility is located in Hampton, VA.

NASA Opens $23 Million Research Facility; Names It After Hidden Figures' Katherine Johnson- blogged by @niksofly โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €...