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Oklahoma to the SEC? Yes, please


Back to Main Menu Alabama Basketball Alabama Baseball Alabama Softball Alabama Gymnastics Back to Main Menu Auburn Basketball Auburn Baseball Auburn Softball Auburn Gymnastics Back to Main Menu SEC Cocktail: Alabama SEC Cocktail: Auburn Back to Main Menu ...

Auburn, Oregon to open 2019 season at AT&T Stadium


The following is what’s on the schedule for the season opening classic in the coming years: 2015: Alabama vs. Wisconsin 2016: Alabama vs. USC 2017: Florida vs. Michigan 2018: LSU vs. Miami 2019: Auburn vs. Oregon

PF visits, high on AU


He has interest from Auburn and Georgia Tech, and offers from Brown, Oklahoma State and Oregon State. McLemore also has offers from South Carolina, Tulsa, College of Charleston, Wofford, UNC-Asheville, Tennessee Tech, Rhode Island and South Alabama ...

Most Wanted: Offense


AUBURN, Ala. | Auburn has already garnered some key commitments on offense but still has a couple of important needs to fill, especially along the offensive line. Below, we take a look at Auburn's five most wanted prospects on the offensive side of the ...

In & around the SEC


Auburn, Alabama, Tennessee and Mississippi State all hired new coaches. Each new hire was a substantial upgrade over the previous coach. Auburn made the first big move after the conclusion of the 2013-14 season. The Tony Barbee era was a disaster.

Power Ranking Auburn's 2015 Schedule from Easiest to Toughest


Auburn's FCS opponent this season comes from inside the state of Alabama. Jacksonville State will play Auburn in its home opener after the Chick-Fil-A Kickoff against Louisville in the neutral site Georgia Dome. The Gamecocks won 10 games last season and ...

Rutgers one of 5 schools standing out for top offensive line target JohnCarlo Valentin


Valentin has also visited Virginia Tech, North Carolina, North Carolina State and Duke this offseason, and hopes to visit Auburn, Alabama and Penn State in July. And he'll officially cut down his list to 10 once he visits those schools. But first ...

Auburn's Kizzire joins PGA Barbasol field


Come out and watch July 16-19. Grand National @RTJGolf Auburn, Alabama. #wareagle." Former Auburn alum and PGA Tour champion Jason Dufner retweeted the announcement to his social media followers. Kizzire has had an exceptional year with seven top 10 ...

'Seems like yesterday' for Ronnie Brown and Auburn


AUBURN, Ala. ― Ronnie Brown was watching Auburn beat Alabama again, this time on the big screen in the Auburn athletic department, this time thanks to the SEC Network rebroadcasting the 2003 Iron Bowl on a Wednesday in which the some of the program's ...

Mike Marshall: What if Auburn, Alabama fans got along?


Imagine a world in which Alabama people had a similar approach to Auburn. Would the world be a duller place if people didn’t refer to one another as “Gumps’&rsquo ; or “Barners’&rsq uo; or “Bammers’&rsq uo; or “Aubies’&rsqu o;? If it’s realistic, would ...

UFO Sighting in Auburn, Massachusetts on July 2nd 2015 - brown and black saucer shape


i was video taping in the north west to capture UFO's on my canon power Shot A1000 camera i set the camera at about 40 to 45 degrees on a try pod i than pointed the camera in the direction of the nor…

12-Year-Old Boy Burned By Fireworks In Auburn


AUBURN, Wash. (AP) — Fire officials say a 12-year-old boy has been taken to a Seattle hospital after being burned by fireworks near an Auburn fireworks stand. Kimberly Terhune of the Valley Regional …
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The Guardian and a warning to AUBURN ALABAMA: Jehovah´s Witnesses´ silencing techniques, as terrifying as child abuse

Growing up in a Jehovah’s Witness family is different. As a child, I didn’t celebrate birthdays, Christmas or July 4. Nor did I, or anyone I knew, mix with non-Witness families in Little League or Girl Scouts. Instead, I spent much of my time sharing the “good news.” I used to go door-to-door on my own with a big, strong, well liked man in my congregation, named Jonathan. I was just 9 and 10 when he repeatedly sexually abused me.

It is really hard for kids to speak up when they’re abused. But the Jehovah’s Witnesses make it a lot harder.

They have a “2 Witness” rule, which says that anyone who accuses an adult of abuse must have a second witness. If there is no second witness, the accuser is punished for a false accusation - usually by ordering that no Witness may talk with or associate with the “false” accuser. This is called dis-fellowshipping. For a kid raised only with other Witnesses, it was horrifying. Even your parents would have to ignore you. It was more terrifying than Jonathan.

It was the elders of my congregation who had assigned Jonathan to team up with me. When we separated from the others, he forced me into his pick-up truck and drove us to his house. Then he would say “Let’s play”. It happened too many times. Like everyone else in the congregation, my parents liked “Brother” Jonathan and trusted him in our family.

My parents were consumed with some really huge problems in those years, and later divorced. I was emotionally alone - and wanted to be the best Jehovah’s Witness I could be. That’s why I went out to field service - the door to door ministry that Witnesses are known for.

What my parents didn’t know, was that Jonathan had sexually molested another girl in our congregation. The elders knew this and had kept it a secret. They were following orders from Watchtower leaders, based in the world headquarters in New York, who in 1989 had issued a top-secret instruction to keep known child sex abusers in the congregations a secret. This instruction became Exhibit 1 at my civil trial.

The elders and the Governing Body all knew that child molesters hide in religious groups and often are people who are likeable and friendly - like Jonathan. They knew molesters would likely do it again. But they chose to ignore the safety of the kids, in favor of protecting their image - and their bank account - from lawsuits. It was all in that 1989 letter.

A recent report by the Center for Investigative Reporting revealed that they have continued to issues directives urging silence around child abuse. Last November, elders were instructed to avoid taking criminal matters like child abuse to the authorities. Instead, they were told to handle them internally in confidential committees. The report also showed that Jehovah’s Witnesses evoke the First Amendment to hide sex abuse claims.

It took me learning about Jonathan’s other victims for me to speak up. In 2009, I looked on California’s Megan’s Law website, the state’s official list of registered sex offenders. There, I found he had been convicted a few years before for sexually abusing another 8-year-old girl. I felt horribly guilty that I hadn’t spoken up about him earlier. Now, I need to stop predators from doing this again.

The only way to end this abuse is by lifting this veil of secrecy once and for all.

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In AUBURN ALABAMA: Why Good Trade Deals Matter to a Business

Nick Martin is the co-founder of The Pro´s Closet, an online used-cycling business. He sent the following email to the White House list to highlight why a better trade deal means a brighter future for online businesses like his.

The Trans-Pacific Partnership isn´t just President Obama´s proposed trade deal -- it´s mine, too. It´s a trade deal that millions of other online small business owners in this country would be proud to add their name to. I want to tell you why:

Every time I step through the doors of one of our 4,000-square-foot warehouses in Boulder and Denver, Colorado -- every time I see the bikes and cycling parts that line those walls and take in the energetic buzz of our 30-member team -- I take a step back and reflect on a simple fact: I own a business. It’s a "pinch-me" moment -- every time.

I am a cyclist and the proud co-owner of The Pro´s Closet, an online used-cycling store. And thanks to the Internet and the availability of e-commerce platforms like eBay, we´ve gone global. After all, when it’s not cycling season in the U.S., it’s peak season somewhere else in the world.

International customers aren´t just good for business abroad; they’re great for my Colorado communities. Why? Because selling in more markets means I can hire more people here at home. In fact, more small businesses are using the Internet to grow their business by reaching new customers they couldn´t reach before.

This is why trade is so important to me. If the success of American businesses in the global economy is important to you, say you’re an ambassador for a better trade deal that delivers a brighter future for all of us.

It may seem like a really remote and technical issue, but it actually has a real impact on how small businesses like mine do business. Currently more than 40% of our transactions cross U.S. borders. Unfortunately, most of our trade rules were written in a "pre-Internet" era, which means they are a nightmare to navigate for small online businesses.

Here’s an example: Right now, customs rules are so inconsistent and hard to follow that if we put a cycling part in the wrong packaging or mail it with the wrong label, it won’t make it to our customer in one country. The rules are different for each country, and are sometimes set up in a way that completely blocks out American business.

That is why it is so important that we secure the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a new kind of trade agreement that will ensure America writes the rules and levels the playing field for online businesses and American workers by:

Reducing and eliminating tariffs across the Asia-Pacific region

Streamlining customs procedures

Making the rules more transparent, consistent, and less costly

Helping keep the Internet open and free, enabling online businesses to operate without unnecessary infrastructure costs

Of course, as the President has said, not all of our past trade deals have lived up to their promise. Thankfully, this trade deal is on track to be different. In fact, the Trans-Pacific Partnership is shaping up to be the most progressive trade deal the world has ever seen. [13]




How can I follow Congressman votes that I have chosen in AUBURN ALABAMA

How to . . .   observe about congressional votes  All voting in Congress is a matter of public record. However, not all floor votes are roll call votes. There are voice votes (“aye” or “no”) and pision or standing votes (where the presiding officer counts Members), and these types of votes do not indicate by name how a member voted. Senate.gov

Senate roll call vote tallies are posted online within an hour of the vote.   You can view today´s votes or use the vote tables to look at any roll call vote taken since the 101st Congress (1989).  In addition to vote tallies, the entries also provide brief descriptions of the votes and links to Congress.gov for the texts of the legislation.

House.gov

House roll call vote tallies are posted online directly following the vote.   You can view votes from this Congress or use the archives to look at any roll call vote taken since the 101st Congress, 2nd session (1990).  In addition to vote tallies, the entries provide brief descriptions of the votes.

Congress.gov

Congress.gov provides Senate recorded floor votes going back to the 101st Congress (1989-90) and House recorded floor votes going back to the second session of the 101st Congress (1990). To access votes using Congress.gov search for a bill and click on the "Actions" tab. All House and Senate roll call votes will be listed with links to the House and Senate´s web pages.

Congressional Record

The Congressional Record is the official source of information on recorded floor votes.  Votes are printed in the daily Record as they occur on the floor. The votes provide an alphabetical listing of members under “yea,” “nay,” and “not voting” categories and show the overall tally for each category.  However, votes are not identified by party or by state. The Daily Digest section that is printed at the end of each Record shows how many roll call votes were taken that day and show on what page in the Record the votes can be found. TheCongressional Record Index provides subject access to the votes (under “Votes in Senate” and “Votes in House.”)

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