Media Archive April 2019

Welcome to the Media Page
I hope you enjoy some of my artwork, sketches, photography, featured individuals, news, and reflections.

April 30, 2019

Jean Cozier at Upfluence!

Another unpaid mention.

I have decided not to use this service personally.  If you would like to contact me directly as an influencer please do.  No external finder fees!

Jean, thanks for adding me to the Upfluence influencer list!

April 29, 2019

How the autobiography of a Muslim slave is challenging an American narrative

April 26, 2019

CHP Alert

April 23, 2019

San Jose Leaders Consider Wage Theft Ordinance

April 21, 2019

Today I would like to feature Kirk from Whiskey Oak Seasonings.

He makes smoked salt, smoked sugar, and spice rubs!  Hope to see more spices on the shelf.  Thanks for the Smokin’ Roasted Cabbage Steaks recipe!

I hope you enjoy the photographs.

Photography and story

by Omar Shamsi

God bless Kirk!

Thanks for taking the time.

April 17, 2019

Antares rocket launches cargo to space station

April 16, 2019

Notre Dame: Blaze engulfs medieval icon – BBC News
BBC reporting

April 15, 2019

Trump calls Notre Dame fire a “terrible sight to behold”
CBS Reporting

April 15, 2019

BREAKING NEWS: Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris on fire, live stream

April 14, 2019

John McCain on the horrors he endured as a POW

April 13, 2019

Why is chicken so cheap? | The Economist

April 7, 2019

Dalai Lama: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

April 7, 2019

250,000 Canadian jobs and livelihoods at risk
Notes:  North American Farmer / Grow Organic / International Trade

China has stopped buying Canadian canola seeds
CBC Reporting

According to CBAN Canadian Biotechnology Action Network
‘Almost all of the canola grown in Canada is genetically modified (GM or genetically engineered). Canola oil is commonly used in processed food ingredient and it is also commonly used to feed many types of farm animals used for meat and milk production.’  Direct Quote from the website.

April 7, 2019

The Finnish Woman fighting Russian information warfare

Journalist claims award was rescinded over tweet to Trump

April 6, 2019

The Death and Life of Helicopter Commuting
Note:  Viewer Discretion Advised

April 6, 2019

Israeli Amir and Palestinian Amjad: ‘we are no enemies!’
Israel opens fire on Palestinian protesters that breached Gaza border fence: report
Fox News Reporting

April 3, 2019

USDA to stop deadly testing on kittens
USDA Cat Meat + Kitten Killing Scandal: EXPOSED

April 3, 2019

Raised off the Grid: Meet the 17-Year Old Living in the Wilderness | Created with Amazon Prime
Vice News Reporting

April 3, 2019

Student killed after mistaking car for Uber, police say child safety lock was on
CBS Reporting on the Murder of Samantha Josephson a University of South Carolina student.

April 2, 2019

U.S.-Mexico border shutdown could impact $611 billion in trade, 5 million jobs