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NĂ©potisme: HOLDING MIGAS: Restrukturisasi Aset Negara Dugaan maraknya praktik korupsi, kolusi dan nepotisme (KKN) di tubuh Pertamina telah terjadi sejak 4 dekade silam. Tak ayal, banyak pihak mengasosiasikan Pertamina sebagai sapi perah para pemburu rente atau mafia migas (vested interest) sejak orde baru. Di mana vested interest sendiri berasal dari pejabat internal, pemangku kebijakan, hingga di banyak level. BAGIAN 1 1971A Tujuannya untuk menjadikan Pertamina sebagai penguasa penugasan minyak dan gas bumi yang terintegrasi dari hulu hingga hilir. Pemerintah bersama DPR sepakat menerbitkan Undang-Undang No. 8 Tahun 1971 tentang Pertamina. IL 。 Mulai saat itu Pertamina menguasai dan memonopoli Pertamina menjadi sapi perah dan ladang basah bagi sejumlah mafia untuk korupsi. Akibatnya, Pertamina sempat memiliki hutang hingga US$1 miliar. â–Œ T sektor minyak dan gas bumi karena fungsi regulator dan entitas bisnis dijadikan satu AAA Hal ini ditandai dengan pemberian izin ke PT Perusahaan Gas Negara (Persero) Tbk (PGN) untuk membangun jaringan gas transmisi dan distribusi yang sebelumya dilakukan oleh Pertamina. 1994 Pemerintah menerbitkan Peraturan Pemerintah Tahun' 1994 yang bertujuan menghapus sentralisasi dan dominasi Pertamina. Rakyat bersatu tolak konsep KORUPSI model baru dengan menggadaikan aset-aset BUMN! @dpr_ri Rakyat Wartawan Bersatu Lindungi Aset BUMN Makassar KKN Pejabat Pemerintah HHoldingMigas PP_DRHERP
NĂ©potisme: HOLDING MIGAS:
 Restrukturisasi
 Aset Negara
 Dugaan maraknya praktik korupsi, kolusi
 dan nepotisme (KKN) di tubuh Pertamina
 telah terjadi sejak 4 dekade silam. Tak ayal,
 banyak pihak mengasosiasikan Pertamina
 sebagai sapi perah para pemburu rente
 atau mafia migas (vested interest) sejak
 orde baru. Di mana vested interest sendiri
 berasal dari pejabat internal, pemangku
 kebijakan, hingga di banyak level.
 BAGIAN 1
 1971A
 Tujuannya untuk
 menjadikan
 Pertamina
 sebagai penguasa
 penugasan minyak
 dan gas bumi yang
 terintegrasi dari
 hulu hingga hilir.
 Pemerintah bersama
 DPR sepakat menerbitkan
 Undang-Undang No. 8 Tahun
 1971 tentang Pertamina.
 IL
 。
 Mulai saat itu Pertamina
 menguasai dan
 memonopoli
 Pertamina menjadi
 sapi perah dan ladang
 basah bagi sejumlah
 mafia untuk korupsi.
 Akibatnya, Pertamina
 sempat memiliki
 hutang hingga
 US$1 miliar. ▌
 T sektor minyak
 dan gas bumi
 karena fungsi
 regulator dan
 entitas bisnis
 dijadikan satu
 AAA
 Hal ini ditandai dengan pemberian izin
 ke PT Perusahaan Gas Negara (Persero)
 Tbk (PGN) untuk membangun jaringan
 gas transmisi dan distribusi yang
 sebelumya dilakukan oleh Pertamina.
 1994
 Pemerintah
 menerbitkan
 Peraturan
 Pemerintah Tahun'
 1994 yang bertujuan
 menghapus sentralisasi
 dan dominasi Pertamina.

Rakyat bersatu tolak konsep KORUPSI model baru dengan menggadaikan aset-aset BUMN! @dpr_ri Rakyat Wartawan Bersatu Lindungi Aset BUMN Makassar KKN Pejabat Pemerintah HHoldingMigas PP_DRHERP

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NĂ©potisme: Identitarian 1 point 10 hours ago Oh well we're a bit jealous1 No. Thus is a tragedy of the commons type situation; First off: jews are an intelligent, talented group of people. I acknowledge this, and specifically in music you see a well earned huge representation. However; Lets ignore the Jewish IQ anomolies[21 and assume they are the most intelligent race on average; They are still outnumbered well over 10 to 1 by gentiles for ultra intelligent people with an IQ over 125. So when you see a disproportionate representation (far far more so than their intelligence and merit would suggest) you have to look into other, non-merit based factors. Like non merit based Jewish nepotism; nepotism making your Jewish "in group" higher requires an "out group" to be worse. Which means those intelligent gentiles are robbed of the positions they should be in not due to Jewish merit but to Jewish parasitic nepotism Almost no one denies jews are intelligent. I'm sure you know that. And yet my own IQ is 143, the fact of the matter is I could deal with a much dumber Jew who could out compete me for influence/positions based on this nepotism because the nepotism (who's epicenter is an admittedly small group of people) is so fucking extreme/pervasive it permeates throughout academia/media/business permalink source embed save save-RES report give goldreply hide child comments [S] 1 point 10 hours ago If Jewish people are such a low proportion of the population, aren't you much more likely to be affected by White nepotism than by Jewish nepotism? permalink source embed save save-RES parent report give gold reply hide child comments entitarian 1 point 10 hours ago aren't you much more likely to be affected by White nepotism than by Jewish nepotism? Jews are the most nepotistic group. Even moreso than blacks, arabs, or mexicans Whites are objectively the least nepotistic group. So no Hell I'm very sure this is a shill account that is asking dishonest agenda-laden questions (you shills have the same pattern; a name or two, followed with a random 2 or 3 digit numbers) and I'm still respectfully answering. And I fucking despise shills. Soooo permalink source embed save save-RES parent report give gold reply hide child comments [S] 1 point 6 hours ago whites are objectively the least nepotistic group Woo lad Hispanics are objectively the raddest group I don't think objectively means what you think it means permalink source embed save save-RES parent report give gold reply hide child comments Identitarian 1 point 5 hours ago Hispanics are objectively the raddest group It's understandable you'd say that. You leftist retards sure do love dat mixed Hispanic/Asian migration; steady stream of low income exploitables who support a more powerful centralized state Because of the entire fucked up social/legal dynamics that put hispanics in a "limbo" territory wherein they can be white when committing crimes permalink source embed save save-RES parent report give gold reply but are nonwhites when it comes to affirmative action and "ethnic privelege".
NĂ©potisme: Identitarian 1 point 10 hours ago
 Oh well we're a bit jealous1
 No. Thus is a tragedy of the commons type situation;
 First off: jews are an intelligent, talented group of people. I acknowledge this, and specifically in music you see a well
 earned huge representation. However; Lets ignore the Jewish IQ anomolies[21 and assume they are the most intelligent
 race on average; They are still outnumbered well over 10 to 1 by gentiles for ultra intelligent people with an IQ over
 125. So when you see a disproportionate representation (far far more so than their intelligence and merit would
 suggest) you have to look into other, non-merit based factors. Like non merit based Jewish nepotism; nepotism
 making your Jewish "in group" higher requires an "out group" to be worse. Which means those intelligent gentiles
 are robbed of the positions they should be in not due to Jewish merit but to Jewish parasitic nepotism
 Almost no one denies jews are intelligent. I'm sure you know that. And yet my own IQ is 143, the fact of the matter is
 I could deal with a much dumber Jew who could out compete me for influence/positions based on this nepotism
 because the nepotism (who's epicenter is an admittedly small group of people) is so fucking extreme/pervasive it
 permeates throughout academia/media/business
 permalink source embed save save-RES report give goldreply hide child comments
 [S] 1 point 10 hours ago
 If Jewish people are such a low proportion of the population, aren't you much more likely to be affected by White
 nepotism than by Jewish nepotism?
 permalink source embed save save-RES parent report give gold reply hide child comments
 entitarian 1 point 10 hours ago
 aren't you much more likely to be affected by White nepotism than by Jewish nepotism?
 Jews are the most nepotistic group. Even moreso than blacks, arabs, or mexicans
 Whites are objectively the least nepotistic group. So no
 Hell I'm very sure this is a shill account that is asking dishonest agenda-laden questions (you shills have the same
 pattern; a name or two, followed with a random 2 or 3 digit numbers) and I'm still respectfully answering. And I
 fucking despise shills. Soooo
 permalink source embed save save-RES parent report give gold reply hide child comments
 [S] 1 point 6 hours ago
 whites are objectively the least nepotistic group
 Woo lad
 Hispanics are objectively the raddest group
 I don't think objectively means what you think it means
 permalink source embed save save-RES parent report give gold reply hide child comments
 Identitarian 1 point 5 hours ago
 Hispanics are objectively the raddest group
 It's understandable you'd say that. You leftist retards sure do love dat mixed Hispanic/Asian migration; steady stream
 of low income exploitables who support a more powerful centralized state
 Because of the entire fucked up social/legal dynamics that put hispanics in a "limbo" territory wherein they can be
 white when committing crimes
 permalink source embed save save-RES parent report give gold reply
 but are nonwhites when it comes to affirmative action and "ethnic privelege".
Népotisme: HITTING BOTTOM MEET THE NEW A-LIST 0 EM IRE IRO ne Flake Supérstar and ån Iron Man Too Fa 30 HOLI YGIFT IDEAS RANDE JR AVATAR His name is Robert Downey Jr You've probably heard of him. You may or may not be a fan, but I am, and I was in the early 90's when this story takes place. It was at a garden party for the ACLU of Southern California. My stepmother was the executive director, which is why I was in attendance without having to pay the $150 fee It's not that I don't support the ACLU, it's that I was barely twenty and had no money to speak of I was escorting my grandmother. There isn't enough room in this essay to explain to you everything she was, I would need volumes, so for the sake of brevity I will tell you that she was beautiful even in her eighties, vain as the day is long, and whip smart, though her particular sort of intelligence did not encompass recognizing young celebrities. l pointed out Robert Downey Jr. to her when he arrived, in a gorgeous cream-colored linen suit, with Sarah Jessica Parker on his arm. My grandmother shrugged, far more interested in piling her paper plate with various unidentifiable cheeses cut into cubes. He wasn't Carey Grant or Gregory Peck. What did she care? The aftenoon's main honoree was Ron Kovic, whose story of his time in the Vietnam War that had left him confined to a wheelchair had recently been immortalized in the Oliver Stone film Bom on the Fourth of July I mention the wheelchair because it played an unwitting role in what happened next. We made our way to our folding chairs in the garden with our paper plates and cubed cheeses and we watched my stepmother give one of her eloquent speeches and a plea for donations, and there must have been a few other people who spoke but I can't remember who, and then Ron Kovic took the podium, and he was mesmerizing, and when it was all over we stood up to leave, and my grandmother tripped. We'd been sitting in the front row (nepotism has its privileges) and when she tripped she fell smack into the wheelchair ramp that provided Ron Kovic with access to the stage I didnt know that wheelchair ramps have sharp edges, but they do, at least this one did, and it sliced her shin right open. The volume of blood was staggering I'd like to be able to tell you that I raced into action, that I quickly took control of the situation, tending to my grandmother and calling for the ambulance that was so obviously needed, but I didn't. I sat down and put my head between my knees because I thought I was going to faint. Did I mention the blood? Luckily, somebody did take control of the situation, and that person was Robert Downey Jr He ordered someone to call an ambulance. Another to bring a glass of water. Another to fetch a blanket. He took off his gorgeous linen jacket and he rolled up his sleeves and he grabbed hold of my grandmother's leg, and then he took that jacket that I'd assumed he'd taken of only to it keep out of the way, and he tied it around her wound I watched the cream colored linen turn scarlet with her blood He told her not to worry. He told her it would be alright. He knew, instinctively, how to speak to her, how to distract her, how to play to her vanity He held onto her calf and he whistled. He told her how stunning her legs were. She said to him, to my humiliation: "My granddaughter tells me you're a famous actor but I've never heard of you. He stayed with her until the ambulance came and then he walked alongside the stretcher holding her hand and telling her she was breaking his heart by leaving the party so early, just as they were getting to know each other. He waved to her as they closed the doors. "Don't forget to call me, Sivia,"he said. "We'll do lunch. He was a movie star, after all Believe it or not, I hurried into the ambulance without saying a word. I was too embarrassed and too shy to thank him. We all have things we wish we'd said. Moments we'd like to return to and do differently Rarely do we get that chance to make up for those times that words failed us. But I did. Many years later I should mention here that when Robert Downey Jr. was in prison for being a drug addict (which strikes me as absurd and cruel, but that's the topic for a different essay). thought of writing to him. Of reminding him of that day when he was humanity personified When he was the best of what we each can be. When he was the kindest of strangers But I didn't Some fifteen years after that garden party, ten years after my grandmother had died I grew up in Los Angeles where celebrity sightings are commonplace and where I was and five since he'd been released from prison, I saw him in a restaurant. raised to respect people's privacy and never bother someone while they're out having a meal, but on this day I decided to abandon the code of the native Angeleno, and my own shyness, and I approached his table. I said to him, "I don't have any idea if you remember this..." and I told him the story He remembered. "l just wanted to thank you,"I said. "And I wanted to tell you that it was simply the He stood up and he took both of my hands in his and he looked into my eyes and he kindest act I've ever witnessed. said, You have absolutely no idea how much I needed to hear that today. www.INEEDLOL.COM
NĂ©potisme: HITTING BOTTOM
 MEET THE NEW
 A-LIST
 0
 EM IRE
 IRO
 ne
 Flake
 Supérstar
 and ĂĄn Iron
 Man Too
 Fa
 30 HOLI
 YGIFT IDEAS
 RANDE
 JR
 AVATAR
 His name is Robert Downey Jr
 You've probably heard of him. You may or may not be a fan, but I am, and I was in the
 early 90's when this story takes place.
 It was at a garden party for the ACLU of Southern California. My stepmother was the
 executive director, which is why I was in attendance without having to pay the $150 fee
 It's not that I don't support the ACLU, it's that I was barely twenty and had no money to
 speak of
 I was escorting my grandmother. There isn't enough room in this essay to explain to
 you everything she was, I would need volumes, so for the sake of brevity I will tell you that
 she was beautiful even in her eighties, vain as the day is long, and whip smart, though her
 particular sort of intelligence did not encompass recognizing young celebrities.
 l pointed out Robert Downey Jr. to her when he arrived, in a gorgeous cream-colored
 linen suit, with Sarah Jessica Parker on his arm. My grandmother shrugged, far more
 interested in piling her paper plate with various unidentifiable cheeses cut into cubes. He
 wasn't Carey Grant or Gregory Peck. What did she care?
 The aftenoon's main honoree was Ron Kovic, whose story of his time in the Vietnam
 War that had left him confined to a wheelchair had recently been immortalized in the
 Oliver Stone film Bom on the Fourth of July
 I mention the wheelchair because it played an unwitting role in what happened next.
 We made our way to our folding chairs in the garden with our paper plates and cubed
 cheeses and we watched my stepmother give one of her eloquent speeches and a plea for
 donations, and there must have been a few other people who spoke but I can't remember
 who, and then Ron Kovic took the podium, and he was mesmerizing, and when it was all
 over we stood up to leave, and my grandmother tripped.
 We'd been sitting in the front row (nepotism has its privileges) and when she tripped
 she fell smack into the wheelchair ramp that provided Ron Kovic with access to the stage
 I didnt know that wheelchair ramps have sharp edges, but they do, at least this one did,
 and it sliced her shin right open.
 The volume of blood was staggering
 I'd like to be able to tell you that I raced into action, that I quickly took control of the
 situation, tending to my grandmother and calling for the ambulance that was so obviously
 needed, but I didn't. I sat down and put my head between my knees because I thought I
 was going to faint. Did I mention the blood?
 Luckily, somebody did take control of the situation, and that person was Robert
 Downey Jr
 He ordered someone to call an ambulance. Another to bring a glass of water. Another
 to fetch a blanket. He took off his gorgeous linen jacket and he rolled up his sleeves and
 he grabbed hold of my grandmother's leg, and then he took that jacket that I'd assumed
 he'd taken of only to it keep out of the way, and he tied it around her wound I watched
 the cream colored linen turn scarlet with her blood
 He told her not to worry. He told her it would be alright. He knew, instinctively, how to
 speak to her, how to distract her, how to play to her vanity He held onto her calf and he
 whistled. He told her how stunning her legs were.
 She said to him, to my humiliation: "My granddaughter tells me you're a famous actor
 but I've never heard of you.
 He stayed with her until the ambulance came and then he walked alongside the
 stretcher holding her hand and telling her she was breaking his heart by leaving the party
 so early, just as they were getting to know each other. He waved to her as they closed
 the doors. "Don't forget to call me, Sivia,"he said. "We'll do lunch.
 He was a movie star, after all
 Believe it or not, I hurried into the ambulance without saying a word. I was too
 embarrassed and too shy to thank him.
 We all have things we wish we'd said. Moments we'd like to return to and do differently
 Rarely do we get that chance to make up for those times that words failed us. But I did.
 Many years later
 I should mention here that when Robert Downey Jr. was in prison for being a drug
 addict (which strikes me as absurd and cruel, but that's the topic for a different essay).
 thought of writing to him. Of reminding him of that day when he was humanity personified
 When he was the best of what we each can be. When he was the kindest of strangers
 But I didn't
 Some fifteen years after that garden party, ten years after my grandmother had died
 I grew up in Los Angeles where celebrity sightings are commonplace and where I was
 and five since he'd been released from prison, I saw him in a restaurant.
 raised to respect people's privacy and never bother someone while they're out having a
 meal, but on this day I decided to abandon the code of the native Angeleno, and my own
 shyness, and I approached his table.
 I said to him, "I don't have any idea if you remember this..." and I told him the story
 He remembered.
 "l just wanted to thank you,"I said. "And I wanted to tell you that it was simply the
 He stood up and he took both of my hands in his and he looked into my eyes and he
 kindest act I've ever witnessed.
 said, You have absolutely no idea how much I needed to hear that today.
 www.INEEDLOL.COM
Népotisme: HITTING BOTTOM MEET THE NEW A-LIST 0 EM IRE IRO ne Flake Supérstar and ån Iron Man Too Fa 30 HOLI YGIFT IDEAS RANDE JR AVATAR His name is Robert Downey Jr You've probably heard of him. You may or may not be a fan, but I am, and I was in the early 90's when this story takes place. It was at a garden party for the ACLU of Southern California. My stepmother was the executive director, which is why I was in attendance without having to pay the $150 fee It's not that I don't support the ACLU, it's that I was barely twenty and had no money to speak of I was escorting my grandmother. There isn't enough room in this essay to explain to you everything she was, I would need volumes, so for the sake of brevity I will tell you that she was beautiful even in her eighties, vain as the day is long, and whip smart, though her particular sort of intelligence did not encompass recognizing young celebrities. l pointed out Robert Downey Jr. to her when he arrived, in a gorgeous cream-colored linen suit, with Sarah Jessica Parker on his arm. My grandmother shrugged, far more interested in piling her paper plate with various unidentifiable cheeses cut into cubes. He wasn't Carey Grant or Gregory Peck. What did she care? The aftenoon's main honoree was Ron Kovic, whose story of his time in the Vietnam War that had left him confined to a wheelchair had recently been immortalized in the Oliver Stone film Bom on the Fourth of July I mention the wheelchair because it played an unwitting role in what happened next. We made our way to our folding chairs in the garden with our paper plates and cubed cheeses and we watched my stepmother give one of her eloquent speeches and a plea for donations, and there must have been a few other people who spoke but I can't remember who, and then Ron Kovic took the podium, and he was mesmerizing, and when it was all over we stood up to leave, and my grandmother tripped. We'd been sitting in the front row (nepotism has its privileges) and when she tripped she fell smack into the wheelchair ramp that provided Ron Kovic with access to the stage I didnt know that wheelchair ramps have sharp edges, but they do, at least this one did, and it sliced her shin right open. The volume of blood was staggering I'd like to be able to tell you that I raced into action, that I quickly took control of the situation, tending to my grandmother and calling for the ambulance that was so obviously needed, but I didn't. I sat down and put my head between my knees because I thought I was going to faint. Did I mention the blood? Luckily, somebody did take control of the situation, and that person was Robert Downey Jr He ordered someone to call an ambulance. Another to bring a glass of water. Another to fetch a blanket. He took off his gorgeous linen jacket and he rolled up his sleeves and he grabbed hold of my grandmother's leg, and then he took that jacket that I'd assumed he'd taken of only to it keep out of the way, and he tied it around her wound I watched the cream colored linen turn scarlet with her blood He told her not to worry. He told her it would be alright. He knew, instinctively, how to speak to her, how to distract her, how to play to her vanity He held onto her calf and he whistled. He told her how stunning her legs were. She said to him, to my humiliation: "My granddaughter tells me you're a famous actor but I've never heard of you. He stayed with her until the ambulance came and then he walked alongside the stretcher holding her hand and telling her she was breaking his heart by leaving the party so early, just as they were getting to know each other. He waved to her as they closed the doors. "Don't forget to call me, Sivia,"he said. "We'll do lunch. He was a movie star, after all Believe it or not, I hurried into the ambulance without saying a word. I was too embarrassed and too shy to thank him. We all have things we wish we'd said. Moments we'd like to return to and do differently Rarely do we get that chance to make up for those times that words failed us. But I did. Many years later I should mention here that when Robert Downey Jr. was in prison for being a drug addict (which strikes me as absurd and cruel, but that's the topic for a different essay). thought of writing to him. Of reminding him of that day when he was humanity personified When he was the best of what we each can be. When he was the kindest of strangers But I didn't Some fifteen years after that garden party, ten years after my grandmother had died I grew up in Los Angeles where celebrity sightings are commonplace and where I was and five since he'd been released from prison, I saw him in a restaurant. raised to respect people's privacy and never bother someone while they're out having a meal, but on this day I decided to abandon the code of the native Angeleno, and my own shyness, and I approached his table. I said to him, "I don't have any idea if you remember this..." and I told him the story He remembered. "l just wanted to thank you,"I said. "And I wanted to tell you that it was simply the He stood up and he took both of my hands in his and he looked into my eyes and he kindest act I've ever witnessed. said, You have absolutely no idea how much I needed to hear that today. www.INEEDLOL.COM
NĂ©potisme: HITTING BOTTOM
 MEET THE NEW
 A-LIST
 0
 EM IRE
 IRO
 ne
 Flake
 Supérstar
 and ĂĄn Iron
 Man Too
 Fa
 30 HOLI
 YGIFT IDEAS
 RANDE
 JR
 AVATAR
 His name is Robert Downey Jr
 You've probably heard of him. You may or may not be a fan, but I am, and I was in the
 early 90's when this story takes place.
 It was at a garden party for the ACLU of Southern California. My stepmother was the
 executive director, which is why I was in attendance without having to pay the $150 fee
 It's not that I don't support the ACLU, it's that I was barely twenty and had no money to
 speak of
 I was escorting my grandmother. There isn't enough room in this essay to explain to
 you everything she was, I would need volumes, so for the sake of brevity I will tell you that
 she was beautiful even in her eighties, vain as the day is long, and whip smart, though her
 particular sort of intelligence did not encompass recognizing young celebrities.
 l pointed out Robert Downey Jr. to her when he arrived, in a gorgeous cream-colored
 linen suit, with Sarah Jessica Parker on his arm. My grandmother shrugged, far more
 interested in piling her paper plate with various unidentifiable cheeses cut into cubes. He
 wasn't Carey Grant or Gregory Peck. What did she care?
 The aftenoon's main honoree was Ron Kovic, whose story of his time in the Vietnam
 War that had left him confined to a wheelchair had recently been immortalized in the
 Oliver Stone film Bom on the Fourth of July
 I mention the wheelchair because it played an unwitting role in what happened next.
 We made our way to our folding chairs in the garden with our paper plates and cubed
 cheeses and we watched my stepmother give one of her eloquent speeches and a plea for
 donations, and there must have been a few other people who spoke but I can't remember
 who, and then Ron Kovic took the podium, and he was mesmerizing, and when it was all
 over we stood up to leave, and my grandmother tripped.
 We'd been sitting in the front row (nepotism has its privileges) and when she tripped
 she fell smack into the wheelchair ramp that provided Ron Kovic with access to the stage
 I didnt know that wheelchair ramps have sharp edges, but they do, at least this one did,
 and it sliced her shin right open.
 The volume of blood was staggering
 I'd like to be able to tell you that I raced into action, that I quickly took control of the
 situation, tending to my grandmother and calling for the ambulance that was so obviously
 needed, but I didn't. I sat down and put my head between my knees because I thought I
 was going to faint. Did I mention the blood?
 Luckily, somebody did take control of the situation, and that person was Robert
 Downey Jr
 He ordered someone to call an ambulance. Another to bring a glass of water. Another
 to fetch a blanket. He took off his gorgeous linen jacket and he rolled up his sleeves and
 he grabbed hold of my grandmother's leg, and then he took that jacket that I'd assumed
 he'd taken of only to it keep out of the way, and he tied it around her wound I watched
 the cream colored linen turn scarlet with her blood
 He told her not to worry. He told her it would be alright. He knew, instinctively, how to
 speak to her, how to distract her, how to play to her vanity He held onto her calf and he
 whistled. He told her how stunning her legs were.
 She said to him, to my humiliation: "My granddaughter tells me you're a famous actor
 but I've never heard of you.
 He stayed with her until the ambulance came and then he walked alongside the
 stretcher holding her hand and telling her she was breaking his heart by leaving the party
 so early, just as they were getting to know each other. He waved to her as they closed
 the doors. "Don't forget to call me, Sivia,"he said. "We'll do lunch.
 He was a movie star, after all
 Believe it or not, I hurried into the ambulance without saying a word. I was too
 embarrassed and too shy to thank him.
 We all have things we wish we'd said. Moments we'd like to return to and do differently
 Rarely do we get that chance to make up for those times that words failed us. But I did.
 Many years later
 I should mention here that when Robert Downey Jr. was in prison for being a drug
 addict (which strikes me as absurd and cruel, but that's the topic for a different essay).
 thought of writing to him. Of reminding him of that day when he was humanity personified
 When he was the best of what we each can be. When he was the kindest of strangers
 But I didn't
 Some fifteen years after that garden party, ten years after my grandmother had died
 I grew up in Los Angeles where celebrity sightings are commonplace and where I was
 and five since he'd been released from prison, I saw him in a restaurant.
 raised to respect people's privacy and never bother someone while they're out having a
 meal, but on this day I decided to abandon the code of the native Angeleno, and my own
 shyness, and I approached his table.
 I said to him, "I don't have any idea if you remember this..." and I told him the story
 He remembered.
 "l just wanted to thank you,"I said. "And I wanted to tell you that it was simply the
 He stood up and he took both of my hands in his and he looked into my eyes and he
 kindest act I've ever witnessed.
 said, You have absolutely no idea how much I needed to hear that today.
 www.INEEDLOL.COM
NĂ©potisme: Commerce, Texas, Police Chief and School Board Trustee Resign Amicd Backlash Over Racist Road Rage Incident adp_mind.and.soul Satunday May 20, 2017,Poder wled tWalmast located at 2701 Suse lHwy 50 in Commerve, Tesas While en oute to thi locatn she passed an erratie driver epeating a black track on the road She bsoquently ered the parking lt of the afonementionnd Walma location Afler parking he ele swed y dving whet appeased to be the sane Hach tck he hal passed o theday. Upon inrmation and bwlie, the ton drive an Ponder should aot hve passed the vehicle on the noad Whon Pooder neponded that i was illegal to alwoutn yer old to drive on the pablic roadwa Be soued hack Oh the shove afier spaking briely with aaty Wart enplaye aout Beanes raciet remark ppchol a second time in the parking t thtime hy plce Chief Kemy CewsCrows to her vehice and go bome At this point Crews grabbe Pander by the am and Sold ber she wa Ane, purchasing ber mem tom Walmat. Muir aligtaal f om the facility eny be the arrival of on-uity police officens They wre enally ied by cane and seveal othe nidentified indvidals Pamer called 911 inom Commerce Police Department of e imohatay dantien ond the claim efthe me" detanng her··bela" enf.everen' ofliers Picku oeker bt was instead coefined the ennnce of the Walmart "sed the uniormed efter rprmachol The repinding officer wa immlyracted by Creus toplace Ponder in rlsed Afler viewing all the evidence avalable in te cane, e Hs Counry Distric Anomcy oftice determined there wa insufficient evidence to suppet tbe eadng detention harge againt Ponder and the charge was dropped Part two of two Updated Tuesday, June 27, 2017, 1:35 p.m. EDT: CommerceIndependentSchoolDistrict trustee MichaelBeane resigned Tuesday morning, CBS DFW reports. Carmen Ponder’s attorney, Lee Merritt, told The Root: “Neither Beane nor Crews accept responsibility for their actions, nor the pain they caused Ms. Ponder, but they have been sure to paint themselves as victims of the BlackLivesMatter movement. Ms. Ponder’s experience with both of these men shows why they would allude to this.” Updated Monday, June 26, 2017, 11:30 p.m. EDT: Commerce, Texas, PoliceChief KerryCrews has resigned and will be stepping into a new position as assistant to the city manager, a position he created with City Manager Darrek Ferrell, Dallas News reports. Commerce Mayor Wyman Williams read Crews’ resignation letter during the City Council meeting Monday evening. In the letter, Crews insisted that he didn’t see race or gender when, while wearing his plainclothes, he detained and put his hands on Ponder. If Crews is to be believed, he just saw a faceless, raceless, genderless mass of skin and bones who did not show him the proper deference that he felt his badge afforded him. Ponder’s lack of deference—namely, knowing her rights—caused Crews to become “emotional” because it was the culmination of a rough few years, his resignation letter read. Be clear: Crews’ being allowed to create a special role to take the place of his police chief position looks nothing like justice. White, male nepotism ensured that Crews was able to brush the dirt off of his shoulders and keep it moving. It is this same good ol’ boys’ club that caused him to come to the rescue of his friend Michael Beane, the member of the Commerce Independent School District board of trustees who did, in fact, follow Ponder into a Walmart’s parking lot after illegally teaching his daughter to drive, and then call Ponder a “black bitch.” foodforthought rbg problack blackboyjoy blackmenrock blackwomanrock blackexcellence blackgirlsrock blackisbeautiful
NĂ©potisme: Commerce, Texas, Police Chief and
 School Board Trustee Resign Amicd
 Backlash Over Racist Road Rage
 Incident
 adp_mind.and.soul
 Satunday May 20, 2017,Poder wled tWalmast located at 2701 Suse lHwy 50 in
 Commerve, Tesas While en oute to thi locatn she passed an erratie driver epeating a black
 track on the road She bsoquently ered the parking lt of the afonementionnd Walma
 location Afler parking he ele swed y dving whet appeased to be
 the sane Hach tck he hal passed o theday. Upon inrmation and bwlie, the ton
 drive an Ponder should aot hve passed the vehicle on the noad Whon Pooder neponded that i
 was illegal to alwoutn yer old to drive on the pablic roadwa Be soued hack Oh
 the shove afier spaking briely with aaty Wart enplaye aout Beanes raciet remark
 ppchol a second time in the parking t thtime hy plce Chief Kemy CewsCrows
 to her vehice and go bome At this point Crews grabbe Pander by the am and Sold ber she wa
 Ane, purchasing ber mem tom Walmat. Muir aligtaal f om the facility eny
 be
 the arrival of on-uity police officens They wre enally ied by cane and seveal othe
 nidentified indvidals Pamer called 911 inom Commerce Police Department of e
 imohatay dantien ond the claim efthe me" detanng her··bela" enf.everen' ofliers
 Picku
 oeker bt was instead coefined the ennnce of the Walmart "sed the uniormed efter
 rprmachol The repinding officer wa immlyracted by Creus toplace Ponder in
 rlsed Afler viewing all the evidence avalable in te cane, e Hs Counry Distric
 Anomcy oftice determined there wa insufficient evidence to suppet tbe eadng detention
 harge againt Ponder and the charge was dropped
Part two of two Updated Tuesday, June 27, 2017, 1:35 p.m. EDT: CommerceIndependentSchoolDistrict trustee MichaelBeane resigned Tuesday morning, CBS DFW reports. Carmen Ponder’s attorney, Lee Merritt, told The Root: “Neither Beane nor Crews accept responsibility for their actions, nor the pain they caused Ms. Ponder, but they have been sure to paint themselves as victims of the BlackLivesMatter movement. Ms. Ponder’s experience with both of these men shows why they would allude to this.” Updated Monday, June 26, 2017, 11:30 p.m. EDT: Commerce, Texas, PoliceChief KerryCrews has resigned and will be stepping into a new position as assistant to the city manager, a position he created with City Manager Darrek Ferrell, Dallas News reports. Commerce Mayor Wyman Williams read Crews’ resignation letter during the City Council meeting Monday evening. In the letter, Crews insisted that he didn’t see race or gender when, while wearing his plainclothes, he detained and put his hands on Ponder. If Crews is to be believed, he just saw a faceless, raceless, genderless mass of skin and bones who did not show him the proper deference that he felt his badge afforded him. Ponder’s lack of deference—namely, knowing her rights—caused Crews to become “emotional” because it was the culmination of a rough few years, his resignation letter read. Be clear: Crews’ being allowed to create a special role to take the place of his police chief position looks nothing like justice. White, male nepotism ensured that Crews was able to brush the dirt off of his shoulders and keep it moving. It is this same good ol’ boys’ club that caused him to come to the rescue of his friend Michael Beane, the member of the Commerce Independent School District board of trustees who did, in fact, follow Ponder into a Walmart’s parking lot after illegally teaching his daughter to drive, and then call Ponder a “black bitch.” foodforthought rbg problack blackboyjoy blackmenrock blackwomanrock blackexcellence blackgirlsrock blackisbeautiful

Part two of two Updated Tuesday, June 27, 2017, 1:35 p.m. EDT: CommerceIndependentSchoolDistrict trustee MichaelBeane resigned Tuesday mo...

NĂ©potisme: Commerce, Texas, Police Chief and School Board Trustee Resign Amicd Backlash Over Racist Road Rage Incident adp_mind.and.soul Satunday May 20, 2017,Poder wled toWalmast located at 2701 Suse lHwy 50 in Commerve, Tesas. While en oute to thi locatn she passed an erratie driver epeating a black track on the road She bsoquently ered the parking lt of the afonementionnd Walma location Afler parking he ele swed y dving whet appeased to b the sane Hach tck he hal passed o thedeay. Upon inrmation and bwlie, the ton obscemtics at M Pooder staning thar bewas ching his foutien year old daughce how to drive and Ponder should aot hve passed the vehicle on the road Whon Pooder neponded that i was illegal .1 w f uneen yar old to drive en the public malway, Beane ahued huck "Oh whatever you Mack bnd!" M·Pink, walked eway firm, she confrvntaim and continued i te the shove afier spaking briely with aaty Waat enplaye aout Beanes raciet remark Ane, purchasing ber mem tom Walmart, Penler aligtaal bes the facility eedy be to her vehice and go bome At this point Crews grabbe Pander by the am and sold ber she wa the arrival of on-uity police officens They were enally ied by cane and seveal other nidentified indvidals Pamer called 911 inom Commerce Police Department of e imuhatay dantion nd the claim efthe mes dtanng her··bela" enf.everen' effon officer but was instead confineld to the estrance of the Walmart unt the unsfenmd offic rprmachol The repinding officer wa immnly acted by Creus toplace Pender in rlsed Affer viewing all the evidence avalable in te cane, e Hs Counry Distric Anomy oftice determined there wa insufficient evidence to suppet tbe eadng detention harge againt Ponder and the charge was dropped Part one of two Updated Tuesday, June 27, 2017, 1:35 p.m. EDT: CommerceIndependentSchoolDistrict trustee MichaelBeane resigned Tuesday morning, CBS DFW reports. Carmen Ponder’s attorney, Lee Merritt, told The Root: “Neither Beane nor Crews accept responsibility for their actions, nor the pain they caused Ms. Ponder, but they have been sure to paint themselves as victims of the BlackLivesMatter movement. Ms. Ponder’s experience with both of these men shows why they would allude to this.” Updated Monday, June 26, 2017, 11:30 p.m. EDT: Commerce, Texas, PoliceChief KerryCrews has resigned and will be stepping into a new position as assistant to the city manager, a position he created with City Manager Darrek Ferrell, Dallas News reports. Commerce Mayor Wyman Williams read Crews’ resignation letter during the City Council meeting Monday evening. In the letter, Crews insisted that he didn’t see race or gender when, while wearing his plainclothes, he detained and put his hands on Ponder. If Crews is to be believed, he just saw a faceless, raceless, genderless mass of skin and bones who did not show him the proper deference that he felt his badge afforded him. Ponder’s lack of deference—namely, knowing her rights—caused Crews to become “emotional” because it was the culmination of a rough few years, his resignation letter read. Be clear: Crews’ being allowed to create a special role to take the place of his police chief position looks nothing like justice. White, male nepotism ensured that Crews was able to brush the dirt off of his shoulders and keep it moving. It is this same good ol’ boys’ club that caused him to come to the rescue of his friend Michael Beane, the member of the Commerce Independent School District board of trustees who did, in fact, follow Ponder into a Walmart’s parking lot after illegally teaching his daughter to drive, and then call Ponder a “black bitch.” foodforthought rbg problack blackboyjoy blackmenrock blackwomanrock blackexcellence blackgirlsrock blackisbeautiful
NĂ©potisme: Commerce, Texas, Police Chief and
 School Board Trustee Resign Amicd
 Backlash Over Racist Road Rage
 Incident
 adp_mind.and.soul
 Satunday May 20, 2017,Poder wled toWalmast located at 2701 Suse lHwy 50 in
 Commerve, Tesas. While en oute to thi locatn she passed an erratie driver epeating a black
 track on the road She bsoquently ered the parking lt of the afonementionnd Walma
 location Afler parking he ele swed y dving whet appeased to b
 the sane Hach tck he hal passed o thedeay. Upon inrmation and bwlie, the ton
 obscemtics at M Pooder staning thar bewas ching his foutien year old daughce how to
 drive and Ponder should aot hve passed the vehicle on the road Whon Pooder neponded that i
 was illegal .1 w f uneen yar old to drive en the public malway, Beane ahued huck "Oh
 whatever you Mack bnd!" M·Pink, walked eway firm, she confrvntaim and continued i te
 the shove afier spaking briely with aaty Waat enplaye aout Beanes raciet remark
 Ane, purchasing ber mem tom Walmart, Penler aligtaal bes the facility eedy
 be
 to her vehice and go bome At this point Crews grabbe Pander by the am and sold ber she wa
 the arrival of on-uity police officens They were enally ied by cane and seveal other
 nidentified indvidals Pamer called 911 inom Commerce Police Department of e
 imuhatay dantion nd the claim efthe mes dtanng her··bela" enf.everen' effon
 officer but was instead confineld to the estrance of the Walmart unt the unsfenmd offic
 rprmachol The repinding officer wa immnly acted by Creus toplace Pender in
 rlsed Affer viewing all the evidence avalable in te cane, e Hs Counry Distric
 Anomy oftice determined there wa insufficient evidence to suppet tbe eadng detention
 harge againt Ponder and the charge was dropped
Part one of two Updated Tuesday, June 27, 2017, 1:35 p.m. EDT: CommerceIndependentSchoolDistrict trustee MichaelBeane resigned Tuesday morning, CBS DFW reports. Carmen Ponder’s attorney, Lee Merritt, told The Root: “Neither Beane nor Crews accept responsibility for their actions, nor the pain they caused Ms. Ponder, but they have been sure to paint themselves as victims of the BlackLivesMatter movement. Ms. Ponder’s experience with both of these men shows why they would allude to this.” Updated Monday, June 26, 2017, 11:30 p.m. EDT: Commerce, Texas, PoliceChief KerryCrews has resigned and will be stepping into a new position as assistant to the city manager, a position he created with City Manager Darrek Ferrell, Dallas News reports. Commerce Mayor Wyman Williams read Crews’ resignation letter during the City Council meeting Monday evening. In the letter, Crews insisted that he didn’t see race or gender when, while wearing his plainclothes, he detained and put his hands on Ponder. If Crews is to be believed, he just saw a faceless, raceless, genderless mass of skin and bones who did not show him the proper deference that he felt his badge afforded him. Ponder’s lack of deference—namely, knowing her rights—caused Crews to become “emotional” because it was the culmination of a rough few years, his resignation letter read. Be clear: Crews’ being allowed to create a special role to take the place of his police chief position looks nothing like justice. White, male nepotism ensured that Crews was able to brush the dirt off of his shoulders and keep it moving. It is this same good ol’ boys’ club that caused him to come to the rescue of his friend Michael Beane, the member of the Commerce Independent School District board of trustees who did, in fact, follow Ponder into a Walmart’s parking lot after illegally teaching his daughter to drive, and then call Ponder a “black bitch.” foodforthought rbg problack blackboyjoy blackmenrock blackwomanrock blackexcellence blackgirlsrock blackisbeautiful

Part one of two Updated Tuesday, June 27, 2017, 1:35 p.m. EDT: CommerceIndependentSchoolDistrict trustee MichaelBeane resigned Tuesday mo...

NĂ©potisme: Professor Sex88 vor 4 Tagen Sign me up for some of that! Haha, hey l've been wondering. ls free market capitalism still a viable economic model in an era in which more and more human workers are being replaced by robots and algorithms? 149 Antworten sinfulselection O vor 12 Stunden Ethical capitalism doesn't exist in its current form with the amount of corruption, nepotism, etc that goes on and twists everything into a zero -sum game The thing that everyone should be worrying about is what to do with billions of humans who don'tfit into the current economic model that we're perpetuating for the sake of societal stability and so that the leaders of commerce and industry can continue to amass more wealth. Meanwhile, civilization careens towards.. what? No one is watching 5 -Antworten JohnDRockefeller Yesterday Free market capitalism is an excellent economic model. Just look at how well I live 28 Antworten Crabby jagger O vor 2 Tagen It is because only certain workers can be replaced There is a good ted talk abiut it https:llyoutu.bellrpONqKvoYA 5 -Antworten LagsOut vor 2 Tagen Free market capitalism is the greatest economic system ever and taxation is theft 23 Antworten BIG JUICY TITTIEZ vor 3 Tagen Automation is terrifying. Ithink that as more jobs are taken by robots, quality of life will decline massively for unskilled laborers, especially in poorer or more highly populated countries. In the US, higher education will be absolutely necessary to create jobs in fields that require humans. Design and engineering, forexample, need humans. Itil devalue those degrees, yes. However, that's the price we'll all have to pay for the convenience of collectively not having to do shitty work. 10 Antworten Cynical Blunt O vor 3 Tagen agree with littleF, Eventually the people would rise up against a system like that, it's evolutionary system would lead us as a race into a era very similar to the story called "The Giver it would be collectivistic and controlling. People do NOT like being controlled 2 -Antworten Purple Walnut vor 3 Tagen Im with XxPussyfucker69xX, fuck you Commie! 2 -Antworten LittleFbigD vor 3 Tagen nope, it is a flawed model based on unlimited growth, does not allow us to free ourselves from labour with technology but instead to compete with technology for labour. The time for change is now 5 Antworten
NĂ©potisme: Professor Sex88
 vor 4 Tagen
 Sign me up for some of that! Haha, hey l've been wondering. ls free market capitalism still a viable economic model in an era in which more and more human
 workers are being replaced by robots and algorithms?
 149 Antworten
 sinfulselection
 O vor 12 Stunden
 Ethical capitalism doesn't exist in its current form with the amount of corruption, nepotism, etc that goes on and twists everything into a zero -sum game
 The thing that everyone should be worrying about is what to do with billions of humans who don'tfit into the current economic model that we're
 perpetuating for the sake of societal stability and so that the leaders of commerce and industry can continue to amass more wealth. Meanwhile,
 civilization careens towards.. what? No one is watching
 5 -Antworten
 JohnDRockefeller
 Yesterday
 Free market capitalism is an excellent economic model. Just look at how well I live
 28 Antworten
 Crabby jagger
 O vor 2 Tagen
 It is because only certain workers can be replaced There is a good ted talk abiut it https:llyoutu.bellrpONqKvoYA
 5 -Antworten
 LagsOut
 vor 2 Tagen
 Free market capitalism is the greatest economic system ever and taxation is theft
 23 Antworten
 BIG JUICY TITTIEZ
 vor 3 Tagen
 Automation is terrifying. Ithink that as more jobs are taken by robots, quality of life will decline massively for unskilled laborers, especially in poorer or
 more highly populated countries. In the US, higher education will be absolutely necessary to create jobs in fields that require humans. Design and
 engineering, forexample, need humans. Itil devalue those degrees, yes. However, that's the price we'll all have to pay for the convenience of
 collectively not having to do shitty work.
 10 Antworten
 Cynical Blunt
 O vor 3 Tagen
 agree with littleF, Eventually the people would rise up against a system like that, it's evolutionary system would lead us as a race into a era very similar
 to the story called "The Giver it would be collectivistic and controlling. People do NOT like being controlled
 2 -Antworten
 Purple Walnut
 vor 3 Tagen
 Im with XxPussyfucker69xX, fuck you Commie!
 2 -Antworten
 LittleFbigD
 vor 3 Tagen
 nope, it is a flawed model based on unlimited growth, does not allow us to free ourselves from labour with technology but instead to compete with
 technology for labour. The time for change is now
 5 Antworten