Friday, July 15, 2016

UFC Great Expectations for Rhonda

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 28: Ronda Rousey celebrates her victory over Cat Zingano in their UFC women's bantamweight championship bout during the UFC 184 event at Staples Center on February 28, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
We saw this when Joyce Gracie got a title shot with Matt Hughes instead of giving it back to BJ Penn or Matt Seirra or GSP whom all where in title contention. Joyce didn't deserve that fight and wasn't ready at all.
He got out wrestled and destroyed in the first round. Ronda has Judo Newaza techniques that most UFC fighters only practice in BJJ.

She has the experience in transitional throwing to submission techniques that catches everybody, the same way Joyce Gracie had in BJJ in the beginning.

Now that she is exposed as a limited fighter, other fighters will target her legs and box from the outside and not be aggressive on grappling. She will have some problems, but she does hit hard in spite of what everyone thinks.

LAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 12: Conor McGregor of Ireland enters the Octagon before his UFC welterweight championship bout against Jose Aldo during the UFC 194 event inside MGM Grand Garden Arena on December 12, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
The same goes with McGregor regarding his fight rematch with Nick Diaz. Ben Henderson and Carlos Conduit exposed the Diaz brothers to being attacked by leg strikes. The Diaz brothers hand and head movement is A+ but they stand flat footed; there legs got ate up in fighting those guys and lost big time.

McGregor would be wise to do the same as those fighters to setup a dominant victory. He won't got toe to toe if he truly is the best fighter, then the best fighter knows how to win and will set his ego to the waist side. 

Ronda needs to let her ego to the side and learn how to utilize other techniques for the new generation of fighters. Cat Zigano got out handled by Meisha Tate prodigy Julianna Pena whom team Tate Ultimate Fighter season winner that defeated Rhonda house picks to win the title and the UFC contract. This fighter is very dangerous and should be the next top contender to face either Holmes, Rousey or fight for the UFC belt.

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Hillary Clinton: Will Refuse Undo the Damage from Glass-Steagall

Hillary Clinton won’t propose reinstating a bank break-up law known as the Glass-Steagall Act according to the Hufffington Post report from 2015.
If you don't recall this hallmark moment in our economic system in 1933 that the separation of commercial bank and investment bank was considered controversial. There was a belief that the separation would lead to a healthier financial system.

In the 1960s the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency issued aggressive interpretations of Glass–Steagall to permit national banks to engage in certain securities activities. Although most of these interpretations were overturned by court decisions, by the late 1970s bank regulators began issuing Glass–Steagall interpretations that were upheld by courts and that permitted banks and their affiliates to engage in an increasing variety and amount of securities activities. Starting in the 1960s banks and non-banks developed financial products that blurred the distinction between banking and securities products, as they increasingly competed with each other.

In 1999 Congress passed the Gramm–Leach–Bliley Act to repeal them. Eight days later, President Bill Clinton signed it into law. Now here is the problem!

When POTUS Clinton signed that measure it repealed part of the Glass–Steagall Act of 1933, removing barriers in the market among banking companies, securities companies and insurance companies that prohibited any one institution from acting as any combination of an investment bank, a commercial bank, and an insurance company.

Which allowed all commercial banks, investment banks, securities firms, and insurance companies to consolidate. Furthermore, it failed to give to the SEC or any other financial regulatory agency the authority to regulate large investment bank holding companies. Fast forward to this playing a major factor in leading to the housing bubble and financial crisis dubbed the financial crisis of 2007–08. Also known as the global financial crisis and the 2008 financial crisis, is considered by many economists to have been the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930s.
So, when ask if she will undo what her HUSBAND had helped to cause the worst financial debacle in modern history. Hillary Clinton said "NO"!

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Politics in the STL-3 Million $ Officer Back In Court

Is the Saint Louis Metropolitan Police Department gearing up for another battle to fight Retaliation against Officers whom stand up and fight back. Tanisha Ross-Paige in March 2014, won a jury case that awarded her $300,000 in compensatory damages and $7.2 million in punitive damages against the SLMPD on her claim of retaliation for making sexual harassment complaints against her supervisor and her commanders (Mike Deeba) negligent to properly handle the matter.

FYI: Captain Mike Deeba was the supervisor for the "World Series Ticket Scandal" when several officers arrested ticket scalper and given them to other people like relatives and associates were using those seats to watch the World Series. The evidence was used after it was seized and then transported as evidence, allegedly speaking. The CA Office under Jennifer Joyce decided not to pursue any charges stating at the time "there were no crimes committed to warrant any charge". By the way. Captain Deeba is facing yet another retaliation charge filed by Officer Kyle Brewer (Link) Deeba was given a slap on the wrist according to the Internal Affairs report:
"Acting commander of Vice-Narcotics during scandal (Capt. Deeba) Interviewed on unit procedure. Suspended for five days without pay for violating policy regarding the keeping of proper rules and procedures. Disciplinary file notes in addition to the unit's use of tickets, there were other violations having to do with report errors, wanted checks and evidence handling."

INCIDENT of Injury: During a visit to her work station in the K-9 unit, another officer dog had attacked her (by accident?) that forced her to be injured. Her claim was against the alleged disability restrictions that were imposed against her along with the other allegations mentioned above.

It's not like the SLMPD hasn't restricted or denied the treatment of it's police officer in the past whom were injured on the job. It's not like they denied surgery requested from their own sport injury and orthopedic doctor under the BJJ named, Mark Miller. It's not like BarnesCare medical doctor denied treatment in the past to it's injured police officers and supported by the Board of Police Commissioner, the Mayor and previous Police Chief Mokwa and Isom! RIGHT?

Missouri Supreme Court judges ruled that the circuit court erred in its jury instructions because there was, “no substantial evidence to support a finding that the board unjustly refused or delayed paying Ross-Paige’s disability claim.” according to the Post Dispatch (Link).  The Missouri Supreme Court announced Tuesday that an error in jury instructions caused it to void a $3 million judgment won two years ago by a former St. Louis police officer in a sexual harassment lawsuit against the department. I wonder how this is going to play out in the next political inquiry for Mayor of Saint Louis.