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Williams Paid His Players To Injure Others

This will dwarf  “Spy Gate” in terms of how severe the NFL will penalize the Saints Organization.

To paint a picture of what was going on in the Saints organization during this “bounty” era in New Orleans, I look no further than Peter King’s article “Way Out Of Bounds”.

“On Saturday nights during the 2009 NFL season, Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams, the lightning-rod leader of a feisty unit, would stand in front of his men holding white envelopes filled with cash—bonuses for their performances the previous week.

As Williams called up player after player, handing them envelopes with amounts ranging from $100 for a special teams tackle inside the opponents’ 20-yard line to $1,500 for knocking a foe out of the game, a chant would rise up from the fired-up defenders:

“Give it back! Give it back! Give it back!”

Many players would do just that, to beef up the pot and make the stakes bigger as the season went on.”

Pretty crazy to think this happens in an NFL locker room.

Or is it?

In a safety-first NFL, this is by far the worst news that can come and now the integrity of the whole organization is now in question.

Personally, I always thought this happened in the NFL and I was proved right by this news.

For any one that has played football, haven’t you tried to knock out the opposing team’s best player?

I know it sounds dirty and violent, but that is what football is.

It is easy to forget that now because if touch a player beyond 5 yards it is a penalty.

Before you judge anyone involved in this scandal, put yourself in the player’s shoes. You are one game away from your dream of playing in the super bowl, your ULTIMATE GOAL.

Brett Favre stands in your way.

Do you let Brett tear you apart and destroy your dreams of getting to the super bowl, that is if you are even lucky enough to get to that point in your career again?

OR..

You walk into your locker room before the game and put down $10,000 cash on the table and say “You knock out Favre, you get $10,000”

I’m pretty sure you are feeling good about Favre not finishing the game.

Jonathan Vilma did that, he is a super bowl champion now.

I know a championship should not mean more than ending someone else’s career, BUT IN FOOTBALL you are NOT a civilized person. You are not at home with your kids, you are not with your friends.

You are on a field where everyone on the opposing team is looking to absolutely DESTROY you.

I’m not saying I condone what Vilma did, but I completely understand it.

Just because I understand it, does not mean I think it is right, it is absolutely wrong and dangerous. Football is dangerous enough, you do not need to give players an incentive for hurting one another.

I expect the Saints to lose 1st round draft picks and to be fined heavily.

Also, I believe Vilma should be suspended for violating player safety rules and putting the integrity of the game at risk. Practices like this have no place in the game of football and everyone involved will have a tarnished reputation.

Greg Williams should be suspended for one season and for the rest of his career be put on probation for his bounty program. If he is caught again with this program he should be banned from coaching in the NFL again.

Although Payton may not have run the program directly, he allowed to happen under his watch, therefore he too should be suspended for 4 games or fined $1 Million.

All players that have won bounties should have their money given back and used by the NFL for safety tutorials for incoming rookie or be put to the NFL Retired Players Fund.

The Saints sold their souls to get a championship and got just what they ordered. They got their championship, but it is now forever tainted with being tied to a bounty scandal.

I can only imagine the money that was put on Peyton Manning’s head.

Maybe $40,000?

We’ll never know.

But what we do know is that Brett Favre got demolished against the Saints and here is proof.

 

 

 

 

 

Peyton Manning

Manning and Colts Part Ways

The day every Colt fan has feared for the past six months has come true.

Peyton Manning will NOT be a Colt next season and the NFL Offseason starts with a HUGE bang.

For the remaining Colt fans that haven’t hung themselves yet, do not worry, PeteyDeez is here to wipe away your tears and give you a shoulder to lean on.

If you thought this day was not going to come, you are an idiot and should not call yourself a football fan. I know it is hard to swallow for you Colt fans out there, but this was sealed once the Colts secured the #1 pick for Andrew Luck.

The Colts were not going to pay Manning $28 Million and draft a quarterback with the #1 pick, that is just too much money tied up in one position. Than you add the fact that new head coach Chuck Pagano is a defensive minded coach that wanted to improve the entire Colts team, this was only a matter of time.

Also, I can’t say there is not a “bad guy” in this situation, Peyton Manning still thinks he can play and there is NOTHING wrong with that. For those of you who wanted him to retire because he was not going to play with the Colts, once again, you are an idiot.

Colt fans should actually feel good about this. At least Manning did not retire than come back and play for another team to spite your team’s General Manager….. ring a bell?

From an organizational point of view, the Colts did nothing wrong either. The Colts need to improve their TEAM and drafting Luck and using money to fill other positions fulfills that. Also the Colts need to get younger and become much more balanced and cutting Manning allows them to do this.

This actually works out for both parties and is really a no-brainer when you think about it.

Is it still big news that Peyton Manning got cut?

OF COURSE IT IS. 

It is PEYTON MANNING, one of the greatest quarterbacks of our time and he is a FREE AGENT?

That is INCREDIBLE

What makes this such a compelling story is Manning’s injury and how he will perform for his new team. Historically, quarterbacks that have been dominant for one team have not gone to another team and win a Lombardi trophy.

Joe Montana, Brett Favre, Joe Namath and Kurt Warner were all great quarterbacks for their respective teams, yet NONE of them could win their new team to a super bowl championship.

However, if there is ONE player that can change that, it is Peyton Manning. Reports say Manning has been throwing well in drills and looks great, too bad those drills do not have a 6’5 270 pound defensive end coming from his blind side to end his life.

In short, we won’t know how good Manning is until he hits the field and gets hit, which I promise you will happen.

Manning also becomes the biggest risk or reward free agent in NFL History, if he plays like he did before the injury, it is the best free agent deal in history and if he does not, it is the worst free agent signing in NFL history.

Damn… I cannot wait for football season!

Peyton Manning Super Bowl

Enjoy The Memory Colt Fans

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The Bohemian Grove

The Bohemian Grove is a 2.700 acre campground located in Monte Rio, California.

The campground is owned by a private San Francisco based men’s art club known as the Bohemian Club. In mid-July each year, Bohemian Grove hosts a two week encampment of some of the most powerful men in the world.

The men secretly meet in a remote grove of ancient redwood trees deep in the forests. Some 1,500 members keep their membership roles a secret, but include the super rich blood dynasty member families of the Illuminati, heavy-hitting corporate chieftains and high government officials. Amongst them are also a number of Hollywood movie stars, Broadway producers, famous entertainers, musicians, authors, painters, and poets.

Notable members of the club include former U.S. Presidents, William Howard Taft, Calvin Coolidge, Herbert Hoover, Dwight Eisenhower, Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Ronald Reagan, and George Bush Sr. and Jr. Most of  George Bush Jr.’s administration top officials are also members including Colin Powell.

Closed to the public, sealed off by helicopters, a private security force, and armed guards, there can be no doubt that without the prying eyes of the public upon them, the power elite may engage in whatever activities they wish at the Grove. Whether it’s crafting policy matters in secret, dancing around in drag, cheating on their wives with prostitutes, taking drugs, practicing black magic, or even committing murder, the pristine isolation of the Bohemian Grove provides a convenient cover for any immoral or illegal behavior one desires.

National radio host Alex Jones, who owns the website Infowars.com, was able to infiltrate the Bohemian Grove back in July of 2000.

Here is what he discovered:

(Footage from the Bohemian Grove ritual can be seen in the last 30 seconds of the video)

What I find most disturbing about the Bohemian Grove is how many of the world’s top leaders, executives, and celebrities all meet here in secret each year to perform what looks to me like a satanic cult ritual.

What exactly is the purpose of this ritual?

Why are a staggering number of the world’s “elite” meeting here?

What kind of discussions and meetings take place between these members?

What is the overall intention and goals of the Bohemian Club?

Knowing that a lot of powerful, rich, and influential individuals from all over the world have been meeting here each year for over a century, what are they working towards?

Are they trying to figure out a plan to gain even more power over the middle and lower classes of their respective societies?

If the world leaders have nothing but good intentions for the future of this planet, why would they meet in secret and not let the public know what their plans are?

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The "Cremation of Care" Ritual

I like to speculate a lot, but I feel a lot of business goes on here that the public can’t know about. If it benefited us in any way, they would have told us about it already. The way things have been going in recent years, I tend to believe we are being left out of the loop on a lot of developments these powerful elite have in mind for the rest of us folk.

There is too much information that is held back from the general public. As Americans, we should have the right to know what our “leaders” are doing here. We should have the right to know why a large percentage of our former presidents and government officials are members of this “secret society.”

What is the big secret?

What do you have planned for the future?

They can’t possibly be working towards world peace. If they were working towards building a bright future for all of us, I think we would already have seen some developments.

But we haven’t.

What we have is war and conflict, and it is only getting worse.

The American economy and monetary system is failing, because it doesn’t work. The people behind all of the corruption and failure of the banking systems are being bailed out by the ones in charge of the whole system.

It is a complete mess, and the only way to change it is to have everyone on the same page. Everyone in the human race on the same page working towards creating a bright future free of corruption, full of peace and love, and empty of secrets.

Having our world’s leaders meet in private to conduct rituals that symbolize Satan isn’t keeping all of us in the loop and on the same page. We need assurance that are leaders are working in our best interests, and we are not getting that assurance.

Maybe we will one day, but to me, this entire system our world runs on is too flawed and corrupt. We need something to be done. We need something to be done before we ruin our chances of turning things around, otherwise it might be too late.

Sources: http://www.bohemiangroveexposed.com/

http://www.infowars.com/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bohemian_grove

 

As our collection of strange places builds up, we have realized that a number of them are actually beneficial to humans such as:


This place might beat all of them though.

Viganella is a small village in Italy Located at the bottom of a deep valley

It being so deep in the valley means that from November to February, the village gets no sunlight.

Town of Viganella

Town of Viganella

Having no sunlight can be devastating to the growth of crops and even the health of people. These people miss the sunlight so much that when it comes back every february 2nd, they throw huge celebrations. These celebrations ended in 2006 when this issue was resolved thanks to  architect and sundial designer, Giacomo Bonzani.

He has built a mirror that rests on the slopes of a mountainside above Viganella, and it reflects sunlight into the town. Now the people of this town have sunlight all year-long.

The mirror is 40 square meters in size, 8 meters wide by 5 meters high and is located about 870 meters above the village. It is controlled by a computer software that tracks the sun and tilts and turns the panels of the mirror so that the rays are always reflected downwards.

Viganella has become a lot more popular now after the creation of this “artificial sun.”

mirror sun in viganella,italy

According to Bonzani, who first came up with the idea of reflecting sunlight on to the square, “no one believed it was possible at first. But I was certain. I have faith in physics.”

Engineer, Emilio Barlocco, designed the mirror for Bonzani.  According to the Mayor of the village, Pierfranco Midali, it wasn’t easy getting the mirror ready. “We had to find the proper material, learn about the technology and especially find the money.”

This mirror cost around 100,000 Euro’s.

It’s nice to see money being spent on technology that benefits the human race, rather than money being spent on nuclear weapons or war.

Mirror in Viganella

The Mirror of Viganella

Source: BBC News

 

 

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24 year-old Travis Snider

2011 was one of the worst years for Blue Jay’s outfielder Travis Snider


Snider, 24, has been considered one of Toronto’s top prospects since he was a first-round draft pick in 2006. But he has yet to produce consistently in the majors. He had the starting job in left field, and lost it two times to teammate Eric Thames. When he was sent down to the minors, Sniders season quickly ended after he was diagnosed with tendonitis in his right wrist.

At this point, I can’t even imagine how he felt. From being a starting left-fielder in the MLB, to being cut and sent down to the minors where he eventually injured his wrist. Questions must have been running through his mind like, “Will I ever make it back to that level?” or “Will I be forgotten about by the MLB?”

This has to be such a let down for any major league baseball player. Imagine spending your entire life training and making your way to the major league level, and then having them tell you that you are not good enough, twice. This can cause someone so much stress that it can possibly lead to depression.

Travis Snider decided that he was not going to allow this to ruin his career, or his life. This is when he started leaning towards Zen.

He was first introduced to the art of Zen while reading a book written by a  former Blue Jay’s outfielder, Shawn Green. The book is called “The Way of Baseball: Finding Stillness at 95 MPH” in which he talks about how the game of baseball taught him to be “in the moment” and how to find inner stillness.

After reading this book, Snider explained how he quickly became interested:

“That kind of propelled me into a few other books,” said Snider, who is competing with Eric Thames for the starting job in left field. “I had read that book right before I got called up. I couldn’t put the book down and read it twice. It was not just an enjoyable read for me but I was able to relate to a lot of things.”

He also said that all of his learnings of Zen applied to his own life:

“I don’t claim to be Buddhist or any particular religion from that sense,” he said. “But I definitely was able to take some things and put them in perspective . . . Our minds as competitors can get the best of us at times and (it’s a matter of) being able to take a step back and saying. ‘OK, I’ve done everything I can do to this point, just go out and play. At times, it’s easier said than done but that focus that you are able to refine over the years of experience is what’s key for me moving forward in my career.”

Now as spring training begins this month, Snider believes that he was given a second chance. He will be battling with Thames once again for the starting spot in left field. He feels that his injury in the minors could have been a blessing because he learned so much in his time away from baseball.

“Maybe it was a blessing in disguise,” Snider said of the season-ending injury. “It gave me some extended time to spend with some friends and family and doing some good self-reflection and really putting things in perspective.”

One of them is going to make it, and one of them is going to be cut. Two left-handed batting left fielders will not be needed to roam the outfield in Toronto. Whatever the outcome happens to be, Snider is mentally prepared for it.

Source: The Star

 

Seagaia Ocean Dome is the largest artificial beach in the world.

It is a part of the Sheraton Seagaia Resort in Mayazaki, Japan. The artificial beach is about 300 meters long and 100 meters wide, allowing an estimated 10,000 tourists to fit comfortably in it all at once.

One of the main attractions is its fake flame-spitting volcano, which becomes active every 15 minutes and spits fire every hour. This helps make the artificial waves more powerful for the surfers’ that visit the beach. Obviously, the sand is artificial along with the palm trees, and the retractable roof (largest in the world) has a permanent blue sky. This allows people to go to the beach even on the ugliest days.

These pictures will make any viewer want to visit:

 

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