Wellesley, Massachusetts Public School Students Learn to Pray to Allah 
Thursday, December 9, 2010, 06:14 PM
In late May of 2010, Wellesley, Massachusetts public middle school students took a field trip to the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center - a controversial Saudi-funded mega-mosque run by the Muslim American Society of Boston. There, the students were separated by gender and the boys were asked to join the Muslim adults in their prayer. Several of the public school boys took part.
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The Window Cleaning Hall of Fame 
Thursday, July 23, 2009, 01:31 AM

Welcome to The Window Cleaning Hall of Fame





Dedicated in Memory of Jim Willingham


The window cleaning industry wasn't molded by giants, but shaped by visionaries with the courage to go forward.

Our goal here is to Honor the men and women who made what we do for a living easier and a more honorable profession.

This is not a complete list. Each year on April 10th we will add more members. April 10 was picked because of the passing of Jim Willingham. Jim never forgot where he came from he remained true to his roots. He was both respected and revered. Each person named here brought something unique to the window cleaning profession. Because this is the first year for the list, there is no way we can honor everyone who was vital to the industry. But this is a starting point.

A Thank You isn't enough so we honor them as best we can.

Thanks to those who came before us and made the road easier.

Take a tour of:
The Window Cleaning Hall of Fame
.

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Master Window Cleaners of America


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MWCoA to Go Green With Eco Friendly Education Center 
Saturday, May 24, 2008, 04:43 PM
Master Window Cleaners of America is not going to get into the politics of Going Green but by using Eco Friendly products, you leave the Earth a better place.

As consumers demand safer and more effective cleaning products window cleaners need to find the best and safest products to serve these consumers. Once you become "certified" your work is not done. Being Green is an on going process. Many products carry the Green Seal logo, but others do not and are still environmentally safe. Other products commonly used are not environmentally safe. Many window cleaners have used ammonia or alcohol in the past. Some continue to use these products. But the times my friend, they are a changing to quote Dylan. It's time to move into the 21st century. Professional window cleaning Chemicals are available that are environmentally safe. Later in this article, we will list the best products to use to clean windows.

In addition, we will also evaluate the vehicles you drive and what you can do from your home.

Once you have gone through the education process, you will be tested on your knowledge and performance. You will need to be recertified on a yearly basis. As your situation changes, as new chemicals appear on the market and as new techniques come into play, the education center will change to reflect all of that.

You will need to share your education with your employees. They may be tested at no charge, but only you and your company will be certified. Just imagine if a customer was to ask your employee about a subject with which they are unfamiliar.

Master Window Cleaners of America will show you the proper way to handle and use the chemicals to the best of their abilities. MSDS for every chemical should be carried with you at all times in every vehicle.



MWCoA Doing Something

This is the first step forward for the window cleaning industry, doing something, making a difference. The first section is going to be informing you about what you can do and why you SHOULD do it. Let me say up front I am not a Global Warming Alarmist. Nor am I a man made Global Warming blamer. Real or not, it is better that we do something and do it sooner rather than later.

What can YOU do? We can all do a lot. If we just make small changes, together it can add up. Right now in 2008 we are in a gas pricing crisis. Gas hit over $3.45 on the national average. They say there are over 60,000 window cleaners in the U.S. If every window cleaner stopped driving anything with an engine over 6 cylinders, that would reduce gas use and emission output nationally. Plus, what you do in your business and personal life has an effect on others. What you do affects your personal family, friends and neighbors. YOU can make a difference.

Reducing the amount of gas we use is one thing, but there is so much more. Recycling is another. To start you could easily recycle newspapers. Then add recycling aluminum cans and then glass bottles. It will become a habit that you can not stop.

The Chemicals that we use can make a difference in our environment. There are many harsh Chemicals in the window cleaning industry. Many window cleaners use Ammonia. Some use Dawn dish washing liquid. We are far better off to use professional window cleaning products such a GG4 and Unger's Easy Glide. Both of these products are environmentally friendly. The are non toxic and biodegradable.

Some are sitting back and saying “we as an industry are not on the radar; our methods have not been targeted so why call attention to ourselves?" Posted on the Window Cleaning Network on March 13th 2008. Many agreed.

MWCoA considered working on "Green Issues" more than 18 months ago. But we had others things to get finished first. What we are undertaking may not be perfect at first. It may be a learning adventure for all of us, but doing something is much better than doing nothing.

Master Window Cleaners of America has contacted every major window cleaning manufacturer and is working pushing window cleaning into a new era. A "Green" era.

What is "Green"? To be Green is to care about the Earth. We all live here and we are going to leave this planet to our kids and our grandkids. Being Green is recycling, using as little energy as possible and replenishing when possible. There will be a lot of reading to do to get certified and some may just read and not be certified. That's fine also. We at MWCoA believe the certification will hold a value to your customers. But if you put into practice what you learn here, all of our lives will be better.



For those interested in viewing the educational info on Going Green, you must be a member.
Please contact the Director at Director@mwcoa.com
The Information is quite extensive

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Hannity's Top 10 Items for Victory 
Thursday, May 22, 2008, 01:29 AM
1) To be the Candidate of National security:

a) Victory in Iraq
b) Fully support NSA, Patriot act, tough interrogations, keeping Gitmo open
c) A Candidate that pledges to NOT demean our military while they are fighting for their Country. eg Harry Reid: "the surge has failed", "the war is lost"
d) Candidate that promises to ensure that our veterans can live out their lives in dignity.

2) The Candidate who pledges to oppose Appeasement:

a) The Candidate will oppose any and all efforts to negotiate with dictators of the world in places like Iran, Syria, N.Korea, Cuba, and Venezuela without "pre-conditions"

3) The Candidate Pledges to support Tax CUTS, and fiscal responsibility:

a) The American people are NOT under taxed, Government Spends too much
b) The Candidate who Pledges to ELIMINATE and VOTE AGAINST ALL Earmarks
c) The Candidate pledges to BALANCE the budget

4) The Candidate Pledges to be a supporter of "Energy Independence"

a) supports Immediate drilling in Anwar and the 48 states
b) Building new refineries
c) Begin building and using Nuclear Facilities
d) expand coal mining
e) realistic steward of the environment
While simultaneously working with private industry to develop the new energy technologies for the future, with the goal being that America becomes completely energy independent within the next 15 years.

5) The Candidate pledges to secure our borders completely within 12 months:

a) build all necessary fences
b) use all available technology to help and support agents at the border
c) train and hire agents as needed

6) Healthcare:
The Candidate will look for Free-Market solutions to the problems facing the Healthcare industry, and will vigorously oppose any efforts to "nationalize healthcare".

a) The Candidate will fight for Individual health savings accounts, that includes "catastrophic insurance" for every American, so people can control their own healthcare choices.

7) Education:

a) The Candidate pledges to "save" American children from the failing educational system
b) The Candidate will fight to break the unholy alliance of the Democratic party and teachers unions, which at best has institutionalized mediocrity, and has failed children across the country
c) fight for "CHOICE" in education and let parents decide
d) fight for vouchers for parents

8) Social Security and Medicare:

a) The Candidate will "save" social security and medicare from bankruptcy.
b) Options will include "private retirement" funds so people can "control" their own destiny.

9) Judges

a) The Candidate vows to support ONLY judges who recognize that their job is to interpret the Constitution, and NOT legislate from the bench.

10) American Dream:
The Candidate accepts as their duty and responsibility to educate, inform, and remind people that with the blessings of Freedom comes a Great responsibility. That Government's primary goal is to preserve, protect and defend our God given gift of freedom.

That Government's do not have the ability to solve all of our problems, and to take away all of our fears and concerns. We need their pledge that we will be the candidate that promotes Individual liberty, Capitalism, a strong national defense and will support policies that encourage such...

It is our fundamental belief that limited Government, and Greater individual responsibility will insure the continued prosperity and success for future generations.

We the people who believe in the words of Ronald Reagan, that we are "the best last hope for man on this earth," "a shining city on a hill," and that our best days are before us if our Government will simply trust the American people.

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Preserve American Liberty  
Thursday, August 9, 2007, 02:16 AM
"Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety."

Benjamin Franklin, "Pennsylvania Assembly: Reply to the Governor", November 11, 1755
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Arizona and The Border Crossers 
Sunday, June 4, 2006, 02:58 PM
We’re Footing The Bill For This Party But Where’s the Doorman

April 30, 2006 on 7:04 pm | In zebu newz | No Comments


The bride was radiant. The groom was, as usual, nervous but the wedding went off without a hitch and everyone headed off to the reception. And a grand affair is was.

All the family and friends were there having a good time when the bride mentioned to the groom that there were many people there that she didn’t know. She asked, “who’s that and do we know them? Who are these people that are taking all our food and drink? Did you invite them,” she asked? The groom didn’t know how they got in. The parents didn’t know either. The doorman kept quiet.

Suddenly, some of the strangers came up to the bride and groom and said they didn’t like the food or the music. “Where’s the Mariachi band? Where are the tacos and burritos? And we don’t like this cake. There is no Mexican flag on top,” they said.

The groom told them, “look, you don’t have an invitation card so who are you to say these things?”

The party crashers, who apparently got by a doorman that wasn’t doing his job, now demanded an invitation to the wedding. “It’s not fair” they said. “We demand to be invited to this party now that we’re already here.”

The bride and groom said no. “You can’t come here without an invitation card and use the facilities we paid for and expect us to let you stay.”

The party crashers were incensed that they were not given invitations after the fact so they said they would boycott all weddings and parties in the area. They planned a great march to protest the mean bride and groom whose food and drink they took without the required invitation card. They waved the flag of the area they were from and called the bride and groom greedy racists for not allowing them to stay and get all the freebies.

Well, this got the attention of the bouncers who were on hand to take care of those who show up and abuse the free booze so they rounded up the party crashers and asked for their invitation cards. They had none so the bouncers tossed them out the door and put them on a bus to a land far away.

The next weekend at another party, the same people showed up uninvited demanding free service again. The very same people. How did they get in again?


Easy. They doorman wasn’t doing his job so they just walked right in and used the facilities at no cost to them.

After all, the party givers were footing the bill and the crashers felt they were entitled because they had friends in “liberal” places.

zebu




U.S. gives Mexico millions for security
February 14, 2006 on 11:19 am | In zebu newz | No Comments

NewsTrack
U.S. gives Mexico millions for security

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13 (UPI) — Mexico reportedly received some $376 million from the United States in the past decade to use its military and police to protect America’s southern border.

Another $50 million is due this year, authorized quietly through State and Defense departments, to help Mexico fight alien and drug smugglers and guard against terrorists, reports The Washington Times.
U.S. Rep. Rick Renzi, R-Ariz., a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, told the newspaper the program has helped put narco-terrorists and smugglers on the defense.

But veteran U.S. Border Patrol agent T.J. Bonner called the program “appalling,” saying it amounts to the government funding attacks on U.S. law-enforcement personnel along the border by rogue Mexican military troops.

“This funding program should cease immediately, and the Mexican government needs to be placed on notice that any further incursions by its military or police will not be tolerated,” he told the newspaper.

Mexico denies any of its military personnel have been involved in recent border incursions and has blamed drug smugglers.





Tucson…..Entrants seeking work arrested

November 19, 2005 on 5:43 pm | In zebu newz | No Comments

NEWZ FLASH: TUCSON
By Michael Marizco
ARIZONA DAILY STAR

http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/crime/103248.php

Tucson, Arizona | Published: 11.19.2005

Tensions are rising in a neighborhood where border crossers who gather on a street corner south of Downtown to be hired for the day mix with dope dealers, alcoholics and thieves. Neighbors - including Southside Presbyterian Church, home base of the No More Deaths border activists - have complained to police about the day laborers.




Queen Creek….The Illegal Alien Legacy

October 30, 2005 on 6:18 pm | In zebu newz | No Comments

While some people want to help the illegals with food, etc. here’s a sample photo of the wash they live in.



You be the judge. Do you really think this is healthy for the community of Queen Creek or are the illegals allowed to live freely in the wash for the benefit of the people who hire them. Whatever the reason this is allowed to continue, it certainly isn’t safe for the children who play here.

zebu




Queen Creek…. The Invasion Debate Rages On
October 29, 2005 on 1:35 pm | In zebu newz | 1 Comment

It seems the citizens of Queen Creek are at odds about how to manage the illegal alien invasion of their fair city. Some, and rightly so, want to enforce the laws of our land and send the illegals packing back to old Mexico while others are wringing their hands about how awful we treat the downtrodden and oppressed.

Some would take up arms and run them out. Some want the “Border Patrol” to get rid of them. Not sure exactly what their job is but it sure isn’t stopping the illegal invasion. More like trying to stop the ocean tide with a sponge. Ain’t gonna happen without more backup from Washington.

Some want to give them tuna and crackers and fawn all over them like a new batch of kittens.

Whoever finally takes action you can bet you won’t see these bleeding hearts out there feeding them. They talk the talk but don’t walk the walk. They sit in their comfy homes and talk of feeding and clothing the poor dears but you’ll never see them out there doing it.

So that leaves us with the citizens for proper enforcement of law and order to shoulder the burden and get the authorities to do what they’re paid for. Their job. Only who’s it going to be? The Sheriff or the “Border Patrol”? Whose responsibility is it anyway? The local cops or the feds? The feds sure don’t want to touch this hot potato till election time. Then they’ll milk it for all it’s worth. The Sheriff is outnumbered 1000 to 1. What can they do? Run in a drunken illegal or arrest a trespasser now and then?

At first I thought the Minuteman Civil Defense Corps was a bunch of ultra right wing nuts but they’ve gotten some good work done. They slowed the invasion for a time and won some respect from the people. They hit the front lines and got results. Kudos to them.

The residents of the Sierra Vista and Hereford area went so far as to place an ad in the Sierra Vista Herald thanking the Minutemen for their good work in helping to close down the border to illegal aliens.

At least America still has some men with common sense and the guts to do something about it. Washington sure doesn’t. They lost their spine when being a congressman became a career goal instead of a patriotic duty.

So for now the onus is on the locals only they put more effort into arguing with each other then they do the problem of the illegal alien invasion.

zebu





Queen Creek… passing the buck

October 3, 2005 on 8:29 am | In zebu newz | No Comments

Update:
The Queen Creek leadership is aware of the problem and they say they have been working on it. It’s going to take a community wide response to work out the problem. Co-operation from local landowners is needed to clean up the wash in the sections that are on their property.

The town cannot force out squatters on private property unless the landowners report trespassing on their property to the sheriff. But why would they want to do that. They would lose their labor pool.

It’s going to take an effort on the part of all citizens. And not just those directly affected by the illegal home-steaders because it is affecting everyone in the area right now by lowering property values and the quality of “life in the desert”.

zebu





Queen Creek…. update:
October 2, 2005 on 9:20 am | In zebu newz | No Comments

I have been told they are illegal immigrants who walk to the Town Center in the morning to get picked up for day labor jobs. They go back to the wash at night to get drunk and sleep.
This was confirmed by the sheriff.

So the question; are they bums, homeless or illegal is answered.
Will the Border Patrol do its’ job or are the jobs the illegals are doing more important?

Will the local politicians permit the illegals to live in the wash in exchange for securing the Latino vote? At what point does the price of re-election become too high. The local leaders are prostituting themselves for votes and putting the citizens of Queen Creek at risk.
More to come.

zebu






The Ugly Side of Life in the Desert

September 30, 2005 on 3:28 pm | In zebu newz | No Comments

Queen Creek is one of the fastest growing towns in the state of Arizona if not the country.

At one time, if you wanted to buy a new home, you could sign up on a list for prospective buyers, already qualified and ready to move, and hope you got picked in the lottery.
Now, some builders have announced they are no longer accepting names for these lists. They can’t build them fast enough because the demand is so strong.

Many affluent people are building custom homes in the area transforming old farm land into beautiful neighborhoods and communities like the Will Rogers Equestrian Ranch.

Along with this influx of good people are a large number of transients. These squatters foul the lovely washes used by horseback riders and hikers. They leave behind piles of trash and waste, including the human kind, turning this burgeoning paradise into a solid waste dump of the most unsanitary kind.


Citizens of Queen Creek are starting to react to this invasion by informing city leaders and public officials of their dissatisfaction with the situation.

There is even talk of starting a posse and forcing the illegals out of the area although I’m not so sure this is legal. It certainly isn’t safe. Even if armed the citizens could face a lawsuit if something goes wrong and somebody gets hurt. Caution is urged here.

Let those charged with authority take action and clean up this mess before it gets ugly or should I say uglier.

zebu


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