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RAW VIDEO: 'Gentle Giant' Dies After NYPD Cop Puts Him In Chokehold The Huffington Post | By Sebastian Murdock Posted: 07/18/2014 11:16 am EDT

RAW VIDEO: 'Gentle Giant' Dies After NYPD Cop Puts Him In Chokehold (sorry video has been removed)

A New York resident died Thursday after police officers put the man, who was asthmatic, in a chokehold before apparently slamming his head on the ground.
The New York Daily News obtained exclusive video of the incident, which shows Staten Island man Eric Garner, 43, begging officers to let him breathe as he lies on the ground helpless.
Now, his family is demanding accountability from the NYPD.
Police said Garner, who was a married father of six children, died of a heart attack during the arrest, according to The Associated Press. The NYPD said Garner had been seen selling untaxed cigarettes, and that he had been arrested before for the same offense.
In the video, Garner denied the allegations and asked a plainclothes officer why he was stopped.
“Every time you see me you want to mess with me," Garner told cops in the video. "I’m tired of it. It stops today!”
When Garner refused to put his hands behind his back, and asked one officer not to touch him, two others moved in to make the arrest.
Video shows at least one officer putting Garner in a chokehold and slamming him on the ground.
Garner can be heard screaming "I can't breathe, I can't breathe!" before going quiet.
Multiple witnesses to the death expressed anger at the NYPD.
“They jumped him and they were choking him. He was foaming at the mouth,” 22-year-old Ramsey Orta, who took the video, told The Daily News. “And that’s it, he was done. The cops were saying, ‘No, he’s OK, he’s OK.' He wasn’t OK.”
Another witness said Garner was "absolutely not selling cigarettes," Staten Island Live reported.
Those who knew Garner described him as a "gentle giant" and "a big teddy bear," according to the publication. His family members, including his wife Esaw Garner, said her husband suffered from chronic asthma.
Police told The AP that an investigation into his death is ongoing. The NYPD said Garner "took a fighting stance" and "absolutely resisted arrest."
In 1993, then-Commisioner Ray Kelly banned the use of chokeholds by officers, the New York Times reported.


This Guy Was Shot And May Never Walk Again Over 31 UNPAID PARKING TICKETS 9:32 AM 

Eric Owens
Education Editor
Things somehow turned very ugly on Thursday morning when two Pennsylvania state constables attempted to serve a man with a warrant because the man had accumulated 31 unpaid parking tickets.
The two law enforcement officials approached the man, Kevin McCullers, in the garage at his residence in a suburb of Allentown, reports The Express-Times. It was about 7:30 in the morning.
McCullers’s girlfriend, Hafeezah Muhammad, told NBC Philadelphia he was in the car because he was headed to Dunkin’ Donuts.
The constables positioned themselves on both sides of McCullers’s car. One of them told McCullers to turn the car off, and he did. There was a short conversation. Then, according to Lehigh County district attorney James Martin, one of the constables opened the driver’s side door of the car.
McCullers responded to this action by restarting the car. He began backing out of the garage with the car door ajar. With that, the district attorney said, the two constables drew their guns and began shooting.
One constable shot McCullers, 38, in the back. The other one shot out the vehicle’s left front tire.
One of the constables told Martin they pulled out their guns and shot the unarmed McCullers because they felt threatened while standing in his garage as he fled.
Muhammad, the girlfriend, noted that the constables could have walked up to the door of their residence to serve the warrant.
“They never knocked on the door! No nothing,” she told NBC Philadelphia. “I just heard the gunshots! He pulled the car out of the garage and all I heard were gunshots,” she told the NBC station
Muhammad indicated that McCullers may never walk again.
“For parking tickets?” she said. “It’s insane.”
Martin, the district attorney, expressed concern about the fact that a constable – an elected state official — shot a man and possibly left him paralyzed over some unpaid parking tickets.
He promised a full investigation into the use of deadly force and, possibly, criminal charges against the constables.
The district attorney also suggested that the position of constable — a Pennsylvania oddity, of sorts — is troubling because people who hold the job are poorly prepared and largely unaccountable.
“Although they receive training, they really operate under no one’s direct supervision,” he told NBC Philadelphia. “And that I wish was something that could be cured.”
At the same time, Martin refused to identify either constable. He also took the opportunity to suggest that the shooting incident might not have occurred had McCullers entered into a payment plan to pay the money he owed.
Meanwhile, McCullers has been admitted at a local hospital.
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posted on Jul, 10 2014 @ 10:45 AM
Origins of Separation of Church and State

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.
~First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America

The phrase “separation of church and state” does not appear in the first amendment, nor does it appear in any of the foundational documents in American history. The actual phrase is widely used, and incorrectly, by those who would push for the abolition of any religious practices within any body of government.

We do not want in America what we had in Great Britain. We don’t want one denomination running the nation. We will not all be Catholics, or Anglicans, or any other single denomination. We do want God’s principles, but we don’t want one denomination running the nation.
~Congressional Records of our American founders, June 7th – September 25th, 1789

As we can see from the quote above, our forefathers were in complete understanding that God’s principles were desired within our government, but the purpose of the first amendment was to prohibit an institutionalized church, to which all must attend.

So where did the phrase “separation between church and state” come from?

In the year 1801, in Connecticut, the Danbury Baptist Association heard a rumor that the government was planning on making the Congregationalist denomination the official denomination of the nation. However Thomas Jefferson wrote the Danbury Baptists and told them, ”the First Amendment has erected a wall of separation between church and state”.
So the first true quotation of the aforementioned saying was simply telling a religious organization that there would be no nationalized denomination – not that the practices of religion would be prohibited within the body of government, nor the expression thereof.

"Had the people (the Founding Fathers), during the Revolution, had a suspicion of any attempt to war against Christianity, that Revolution would have been strangled in its cradle. At the time of the adoption of the Constitution and the amendments, the universal sentiment was that Christianity should be encouraged, but not any one sect (denomination)…. In this age, there is no substitute for Christianity…. That was the religion of the founders of the republic, and they expected it to remain the religion of their descendants."
~House Report from Judiciary Committees of House and Senate, May 27th, 1854. Senate Report reflected the same ideals

"The great, vital, and conservative element in our system is the believe of our people in the pure doctrines and divine truths of the Gospel of Jesus Christ."

~Judiciary Committee Declaration, one month after original House Report

As we can see from the quotes above, directly taken from our founding fathers and documents, the separation between church and state was never intended as a religious divide. Nor was it intended to drive a wedge between religion and governance.

The purpose for this post was to guide the ignorant, and bring to light the flawed logic of those who would use the aforementioned concept against the TRUE foundation of Christianity being the true recognized, and universal religion, of the United States of America.

The purpose is to correct the lies stating our forefathers were not Christians.

God-Bless. Let truth reign. Let ignorance be denied.

Uses for Vicks VapoRub That May Surprise You

Thursday, July 10, 2014 7:47

vicksVicks is usually used as a decongestant, but did you know that Vicks has a lot of other uses that might be useful in a survival situation?
Here’s some of the unusual uses for Vicks VapoRub:
Apply on your feet
When you apply Vicks on your feet, you will get a nighttime cough relief. All you have to do is rub it all over your feet and then put on socks.
Vicks is commonly used to decongest the chest and throat area. To relieve cough and congestion symptoms, Vicks is applied on the upper part of the chest.
Vicks can also help you relief headache, all you have to do is rub a small amount of it in your temples and forehead. The scent of the VapoRub will help relieve the pain by releasing pressure in your head.
Mosquito repellent
You can use Vicks to repel mosquitoes. Apply Vicks to your skin and clothes to repel mosquitoes. If you got bitten by a mosquito, apply Vicks and cover the area with Band-Aid.
Muscle Pain
You can also use Vicks VapoRub if you have muscle pain. Apply Vicks on your sore muscle by rubbing a small amount of it. Vicks can help the circulation of the muscle and it can provide a quick relief.
Nail Fungus
If you have nail fungus and you want to get rid of it, you can use Vicks. Apply Vicks on your affected toenail/s. You can see the result within just a few days, when your nail/s turns dark it only means that the Vicks is killing the fungus. As your toenails grow, the dark part will disappear. Keep applying Vicks on your toenails for two weeks to eliminate the remaining bacteria and to fully cleanse nail beds.
Paper cuts and splinters
Apply a small amount of Vicks on your cuts and splinters to speed up the healing process and to avoid any infection.
Prevent cats from scratching on hard surfaces
Cats love to scratch on hard surfaces such as doors, walls, and windows. Put some Vicks on your walls, doors, windows, and furniture to prevent your cats from scratching them. If your cat likes to scratchyour arms and legs, you can also apply Vicks on them. Cats don’t like the smell of VapoRub and they will steer clear.
Ticks and bugs
Apply Vicks VapoRub immediately if you get bitten by bugs or ticks.

Source: http://crisissurvivortips.com/uses-for-vicks-vaporub-that-may-surprise-you/