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Black Ice Avoidance

BLACK ICE AVOIDANCE Winter driving is tough enough without the worry of black ice. Roads covered in snow are challenging, but on most drives we can know what we are dealing with. Black ice, however, is invisible and often appears where it is least expected.
Black ice is not, as the name might suggest, actually black. Although called black, it is its transparency that permits it to blend into the road pavement no matter the type, whether asphalt, concrete or other. It forms when light rain or fog encounters a road surface whose temperature is at or below freezing. Black ice can form suddenly, so it is important to know how to prepare for, detect and handle this type of condition. The big danger behind black ice is that it is very hard to spot. Most people drive right over it, not knowing that it is any different than regular pavement until their vehicle loses traction. IF you were to spot black ice, you would look for very shiny smooth sheets that look like wet, glossy, pavement. Whene…

Trinidad's Letter

Dear Son,
I know you may not know it, but one day this pain you will remember. It's hard for you to understand now but because of it you will be a better man. You will remember all the missed birthdays, all the missed Christmas mornings. You will remember the times you looked at the little boys in the park playing basketball with their dads. And because it hurts now it will propel you to be a good man. I see it in you now. How compassionate you are to others. How friendly you are and always wanting to make sure that everyone gets a turn. For you have known the struggle of life not being fair and in your own little world you try every day to make it better for the next person. Even though the person you have missed the most left you waiting and waiting and waiting. I've seen you process this struggle of balancing sadness and glee; of wanting to be angry and yet yearning so much for just a call. I've seen you shrug it off willing to accept the things you can not change and ye…

#NotMyPresident

Smoke Alarms: Asphyxiation is the Leading Cause of Fire Deaths

Smoke Alarms

Each year more than 2,500 people die and 12,600 are injured in home fires in the United States, with direct property loss due to home fires estimated at $7.3 billion annually. Home fires can be prevented!
To protect yourself, it is important to understand the basic characteristics of fire. Fire spreads quickly; there is no time to gather valuables or make a phone call. In just two minutes, a fire can become life-threatening. In five minutes, a residence can be engulfed in flames.

Heat and smoke from fire can be more dangerous than the flames. Inhaling the super-hot air can sear your lungs. Fire produces poisonous gases that make you disoriented and drowsy. Instead of being awakened by a fire, you may fall into a deeper sleep. Asphyxiation is the leading cause of fire deaths, exceeding burns by a three-to-one ratio.

A properly installed and maintained smoke alarm is the only thing in your home that can alert you and your family to a fire 24 hours a day, seven days a week.…

Removing Fire Odor

The odors which permeate fire sites originate in combustion products that were distributed as part of the smoke plume. They deposit as particles that continue to emit odors broadly characterized as “smoky”. The odors are eliminated or substantially abated with removal of fire residues by cleaning, demolition or removing affected items. These deodorization methods are sometime called subtractive because they remove the odor-emitting particles without introducing other odors. In general, subtractive deodorization is preferable because, properly performed, it is permanent and benign in its environmental impact.
Fire residues vary in intensity, as do the odors they emit. Procedures for removing fire residues and odors range from mild to aggressive, and are limited by the character of the affected surface. For example, textiles for clothing and upholstery tolerate a narrower range of cleaning procedures than wood or porcelain. Silk and wool impose more constraints than nylon. It is an inesc…

Chillin' with Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill
If I could time hop and bring back someone from the past to wax philosophical, I'd bring back good ole Winston. Winnie here was good at rallying up the troops and boosting morale. He was an eloquent orator who filled his speeches with inventive word play, alliteration, vivid imagery and metaphors. 
Imagine if you will, prior to tomorrow's NBA finals between the Cleveland Crybabies and the Golden State Warriors, Winston deliver's this speech in regards to the recent terror attacks in Orlando:
 ".......I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat. We have before us an ordeal of the most grievous kind. We have before us many, many months of struggle and suffering. 
You ask, what is our policy? I say it is to wage war by land, sea, and air. War with all our might and with all the strength God has given us, and to wage war against a monstrous tyranny never surpassed in the dark and lamentable catalogue of human crime. That is policy. 
You ask…

Keep it real, Orlando Shooter

If you would have kept it 100, those beautiful innocent people in Orlando would not have died. What you have failed to accept about yourself will follow you into eternity. 

The Underground Economy

Are you affected by the underground economy? This handout was used at the Underground Economy Conference on April 7th of 2016. Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones states that “Employers who commit workers’ compensation insurance fraud cheat the system, leaving their employees at risk and their clients vulnerable to financial disaster.”

Fraud is not a victimless crime. Insured workers, families of injured workers, consumers, and businesses who are left in the dust due to unfair competition are all victims when it comes to fraud.

Allied agencies such as the Employment Development Department, Department of Insurance Fraud Division and the Sacramento District Attorney's Office collaborate together in joint investigations.


Lightweight Shade or are they Beefin' ???

KFBK's 3 o'clock on air personality John McGinness blasted the Sacramento Bee for failing to print an article about the 6 year anniversary of the Arden standoff . Ed Fletcher had said that it is going to be in the paper but it had missed the print deadline. John McGinness posted on his website:

"Is it because they have taken issue with current Sheriff Scott Jones for endorsing Donald Trump and running against Democrat Ami Bera for the District 7 congressional seat?"

Like really? This is some serious drama, folks. Ed Fletcher even called in to defend the Sac Bee, but man it was just an awkward 60 seconds of politely disagreeing on air. I could feel that both parties were passionate on their stance. If I could've had them on a celebrity boxing match I would've posted up with my popcorn and paid to see it. This could be bigger than Meek Mill vs. Drake, Kanye vs. Amber Rose, Tyga vs. Mia Isabella (google it)!

John continued to say that the Sacramento Bee doesn&#…

Hillary Clinton Can Suck A Fat One

Have you read this article?   Hillary silences Bill's rape victim

Hillary is a candidate who says she is "Pro-Woman" but she is really Pro-Hillary. Read this article : Hillary 'destroyed women so that their stories never saw the light of day'

Benghazi


Emails...What's she hiding?

Hillary Clinton is the living effigy of what is wrong with politicians. 


Fuck her.

Waiting at the DMV

Waiting at the DMV sucks. I usually bring my Kindle with me and of course the one day I need it I left it at home. I wonder how much the DMV employees make? It must be hard dealing with the public but the benefits are awesome I bet. At least at the Roseville office the waiting area chairs are spread far apart so that your not breathing down the neck of the person sitting next to you. The security guard here thinks he's pretty bad ass and  he light weight is flirting with the lady who checks everyone in. The security guard has a pencil thin mustache and whenever he walks the floor his black tennis shoes squeak. Well not really squeak. More like mush. On a side note, I listen to these talk show hosts in the mornings. I've been listening to them for years. Like maybe over a decade. Yesterday, the topic was something race related and they were commenting on how the Indian Tribe's adoption rules need to be changed because sometimes they don't have the child's best inter…