My dad smiles and taps on his pipe. He started smoking one recently as part of this whole 1950s, Father Knows Best retro kick he is on. He also wears bow ties. A couple days after the Waka Odyssey, on the Wellington dock, Polynesian voyagers assembled behind a giant banner that read, “Ban the Bag.” They marched toward Parliament with a petition in hand signed by 65,000 citizens supporting a nationwide ban on single use throwaway plastic bags. On the steps of Parliament I stood next to Afifimailagi, the Samoan elder. He looked around at the crowd.

But that’s changing. Iowa now gets 20% of its power from wind turbines. And right now, almost all wind projects are onshore. I don live in USA, but Solo was still playing in tons of theaters in my city until Jurassic World came out on Wednesday, while IW was totally kicked out of theaters (I wanted to go see IW again, and it not playing anywhere), even if no one watched Solo. Solo is even still playing in theaters while JW2 and Oceans 8 opened. I sure Disney had contract that forced theaters to screen Solo for a month probably..

2004 was a year of national political awakening for me. I rejoiced in the hope, joy, empowerment and promise of being part of the very first organized delegation of transgender people to a national political Convention (Jane Fee, a friend of Rick’s was the first DNC delegate in 2000). I also experienced the frustration and disappointment of transgender delegates being ignored by the then Gay and Lesbian leadership of the DNC and the Kerry campaign.

Star Citizen was not a big topic at E3, but a new trailer was shown with fresh gameplay scenes from the upcoming space MMO. On display are majestic space stations, various planets and scenes in spaceships also from “on foot”. In addition, the video teasers the upcoming Alpha 3.2 of the online game..

With regards to Poland though, we don really have the same problem as Crimea. There are hardly any Russians living in Poland, they only come here from Kaliningrad Oblast for shopping (Kaliningrad is North of Poland, by the Baltic Sea, ex territorial, and they got quite a few nukes there). They wouldn be able to claim that they protecting their citizens (and annexing part of our country)..

By inserting himself into every phase of the process, Goodell eliminated any feasible outcome that would reflect well on the league. He commissioned the (allegedly independent) investigation. His hand picked executive vice president, Troy Vincent, issued Brady’s punishment.