What the Hell…?!

D-Source 08/12/2016

 

WHAT THE HELL?!

I was using a public restroom and just as I began to piss, a voice from the next stall said, “Hi! How are you?” Embarrassed… I said, “I’m aight!!” The voice said, “So what are you up to?” I said, “Just doing the same as you, …I guess!” Then I hear, “Can I come over?” Annoyed… I said “Yoo, what the f*ck?!?!.” Then the voice said, “Listen, I will have to call you back, there’s an idiot in the next stall answering all my questions!”

JK

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Trump’s Words Matter…

D-Source 08-10-16

When will the people who support Trump wake up? The President of the United States is Head of State. That means he is the face of America. People outside of the US will hang on every word he says and every action he takes as being representative of our nation, every person in it, our intent as a nation and as a clue to our future actions. And they will respond to those words in ways that will affect our world’s opinion of the US, our world economy, world stability and world peace.

People within our nation will hang on every word as our Leader. And many of us will take his lead. Leaders have followers and they follow their Leader. The most radical, the most extreme and the most racist and violent among us sit back and wait for their Leader to utter any one word they can interpret as a signal to take action.

We cannot have a President who simply says anything that comes to mind, rather he means it or not. When you study Government, as I have, you learn that the President’s power most prominent power, are in the words he speaks. His words have power. We need a President who understands that power and knows how to be responsible with it.

 

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Fifty National Security Experts Say Trump Unfit

The letter, first reported by The New York Times Monday, warns: “We are convinced that in the Oval Office, he would be the most reckless President in American history.”
Its signatories include former CIA and National Security Agency Director Michael Hayden, former Director of National Intelligence and Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte and Eric Edelman, who was Vice President Dick Cheney’s national security adviser and has worked closely with Michele Flournoy — a candidate for secretary of defense in a prospective Clinton administration — to forge a centrist group of defense experts on key military issues.
It also includes two Homeland Security secretaries under Bush, Tom Ridge and Michael Chertoff, and Robert Zoellick, a former World Bank president, U.S. trade representative and deputy secretary of state.
The Trump campaign could not immediately be reached for comment.
Many of the same leaders wrote an open letter in March during the Republican primaries condemning Trump and pledging to oppose his candidacy, at a time when other GOP candidates remained in the race.
The letter acknowledges that many Americans “have doubts about Hillary Clinton, as do many of us.”
“But Donald Trump is not the answer to America’s daunting challenges and to this crucial election,” it says.
In the new letter, the group warns Trump “lacks the temperament to be President.”
“He is unable or unwilling to separate truth from falsehood. He does not encourage conflicting views. He lacks self-control and acts impetuously. He cannot tolerate personal criticism. He has alarmed our closest allies with his erratic behavior,” the letter claims. “All of these are dangerous qualities in an individual who aspires to be President and Commander-in-Chief, with command of the U.S. nuclear arsenal.”
Trump has met with other GOP foreign policy bigwigs, including former secretaries of state Henry Kissinger and James Baker. Neither signed the letter.

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Obama Speaks at Dallas Police Memorial…

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List of Mishandled Evidence/Peter Wlasiuk Case

WLASIUK FLIER

See the facts concerning this case

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HERE

 

The following Evidence was mishandled:

  • Truck window
  • Truck window
  • Window – early testimony
  • Window – later testimony
  • Tan & Blue sneakers
  • Brown hiking boots
  • Gloves
  • Glasses
  • Coat – underwater
  • Coat on shore
  • Coat – description testimony
  • Coat – enhanced
  • Hair – close-up
  • Hair – Evidence receipt
  • Hair – Lab notes
  • Hair – early testimony
  • Hair – later testimony
  • Coat – contents ( a & b )
  • Scrub – contents ( a & b )
  • Coat evidence – Lloyd testimony
  • Shoreline photo – branches
  • Alleged “Murder Bush” – crime scene

 

Click the following link to view photos and transcripts concerning each of the individual items listed above, that were mishandled:

EVIDENCE

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Gun Control… Food for thought Liberals/Conservatives)

D-Source 06/23/16

I am in 100% agreement with the idea that Gun Control is not the solution to Gun Violence and Terrorism. Blaming a gun for murder is like blaming a pencil for a Dear John Letter. A gun is simply a tool that can be used for either good or evil, depending on the user. It can be used to protect and defend or to murder, depending on the morality and values of the user.

But it is important to understand that the call for tougher Gun Control measures is not about blaming the gun for the problem and is certainly not about eliminating guns as the solution, as much as Conservatives enjoy framing it that way.

It is about sensible regulation. Take automobiles, for example: The mortality rate in Automobile Accidents use to be ridiculous! So, the government did what it is designed to do, which is regulate things that present a public hazard. They required better seat belts and shoulder belts, required child seats and air bags, tougher standards on tires and breaking systems, stronger windshields and so on… and so on… They even required better Driver’s Education in schools and tougher Driver’s Tests and developed tough DUI Laws and much more… And today, the mortality rate in Auto Accidents is much, much better. What didn’t happen, was that they took all of our cars away. There are more cars on the road than ever. But even with more cars; driving is much safer, than ever before.

Common sense gun laws isn’t about blaming the gun and it isn’t about taking our guns away, it is about common sense regulation that will make the usage of guns, safer. For example: There are so many accidental deaths, each year, by kids and others who find guns. The proposal for the Gun Safety to become Finger print or thumb print activated is a great way to almost completely eliminate these types of accidental injuries and deaths, without limiting effective speed and functionality. Usage is as quick and functional as flipping a normal Gun Safety Switch. Once activated, it remains functional for the person you hand it or toss it to. Another example is the elimination of the ability for a person who is being investigated for Terrorism being able to buy an Assault Rifle that can be used as a weapon of mass destruction. Or the ability of people who have a history of violent mental illness from being able to purchase a gun, etc…

None of these proposals are designed or will result in taking any sane and law abiding citizen’s gun away and none of them blame the gun; but simply restrict access by people who should not have access. So, we should not allow ourselves to get caught up in the Conservative rhetoric, which accuses Liberals of trying to take away our right to bear arms. There is a Public Hazard, right now. The government’s job is to regulate that hazard away, as much as possible. And I agree that government can only do so much. But clearly it has an obligation to do something, the same way it did something by regulating Automobile Usage. Again, which did not result in taking away everyone’s car. The key is to recognize that almost none of life’s problems and solutions are as simple as either black or white. Most problems and their solutions can be found in shades of grey. In other words. It is not a mater of rather to regulate guns away or not to regulate them at all; it is a matter of finding the correct level of sensible regulation that makes us all safer, without tampering with the right of law abiding, mentally sane citizens to purchase and use firearms.

With all that said… It is our position (Unlimited Education) that although common sense Gun Legislation does make sense; we are fooling ourselves if we think that this legislation will be the absolute solution to gun violence in our society. The root cause of this violence is not the availability of guns, but is based in the moral fabric of our union. Place a table full of Assault Rifles in front of a moral person, with a strong value of life and everyone is safe. Place it in front of an immoral person, who does not value life and everyone is in danger. The guns are not the problem; but the morality and sense of values of many of the people who use them are the core problem.

Until we re-institute Morals, Values & Ethics Education back into our Public Schools, we will never be able to successfully change the violent culture in our society. The idea that violence is the solution to our problems is unconsciously ingrained into our psyche by unqualified parents, TV, Radio, Music, Internet and even within our schools, where our kids spend 6-10 hours per day, for 13 plus years of their lives. They grow up, run into adversity and are way too easily influenced into a life of crime, gangs, drug sales, violence and radical ideology, because their sense of morality and values is weak. And this is simply because the very basic morals, values and ethics that God Almighty intended to be the very basic foundation we build our relationships, businesses, communities, government and society on, are not being properly taught and reinforced within our families, schools and communities. And it is a difficult thing for us to admit, let alone work to change. Our moral foundation is weak and therefore, so is everything we have built upon it. Now, we must rebuild our moral foundation; which is difficult, because we have already built upon it. How difficult is it to repair a foundation that has a building sitting on it?

In summary: Take away guns? No. Sensible legislation? Yes. Buying into Gun Legislation as the ultimate solution? No. Morals, Values and Ethics Education as a solution? Yes.

D-Source (Unlimited Education)

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I Don’t Fear Death…

06/12/2013

I estimate that 97% of all people die and are forgotten by 99% of the people who ever knew them, before the week is out. That 1% being family and very close friends. But 3% of all people make their mark on the hearts and minds of many people for generations to come. Among these are Musicians, who make timeless music that brings joy to peoples’ lives and Writers, whose timeless words touch people for generations and so on…

I am not afraid of dying. I am afraid of living a meaningless life. I want my life to mean something to people, after I am gone. I want to leave my mark on this Earth. I want to do something great! I believe God has instilled ‘Greatness’ in us all, but only a very few of us actually aspire to be great. Most of us work hard and aspire to GET great things; but in order to BE great, you must work hard and aspire to GIVE great things. And 97% of us would much rather get, than give and when gone, will be soon forgotten…

D-Source (Philosophy)

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Obama: America is not in decline, Trump lacks ‘magic wand’ to grow economy

BY DANIEL BUSH  June 1, 2016 at 9:53 PM EDT  | Updated: Jun 1, 2016 at 9:49 PM

ELKHART, Ind. — President Obama defended his economic record on Wednesday during a visit to an Indiana city that has come to symbolize the nation’s uneven recovery, saying that he created millions of new jobs and questioning Republican Donald Trump’s ability to steer the economy in the right direction.

In a far-ranging interview and town-hall event with PBS NewsHour in Elkhart, Obama touted the economic gains seen under his watch in hard-hit counties like Elkhart, where the unemployment rate soared to nearly 20 percent soon after he took office.

Unemployment in the county, which the Obama administration used as a touchstone early on to gauge its economic recovery plan, now stands at roughly four percent.

“We’re going to have to make sure that we make some good decisions going forward, but the notion that somehow America is in decline is just not born out by the facts.”

“We’re going to have to make sure that we make some good decisions going forward, but the notion that somehow America is in decline is just not born out by the facts,” Obama said in an interview with the NewsHour’s Gwen Ifill.

Nevertheless, in the interview and a town hall held immediately after in downtown Elkhart, the president acknowledged that many people around the country remain worried about making ends meet.

“Even though we’ve recovered, people feel like the ground under their feet isn’t quite as solid,” Obama said. “If they’re feeling insecure, and they’re offered a simple reason to be more secure, people are going to be tempted by it.”

The comment was clearly aimed at Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee. Trump’s populist economic message has energized millions of voters, but his critics — including Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, the likely Democratic nominee — have long argued that Trump does not have the experience or gravity to lead the country.

The president declined to invoke the real estate mogul’s full name, saying that he would let Trump “do his advertising for him.”

But Obama criticized Trump’s claims that he could use his business acumen to spur economic growth and tackle other complex issues.

“He just says, ‘I’m gonna negotiate a better deal.’ Well how? How exactly are you going to negotiate that?” Obama said during the town hall portion of the event. “What magic wand do you have? And usually the answer is, he doesn’t have an answer.”

The remarks were a preview of Obama’s likely line of attack later this summer, when he plans to head out on the road to campaign for the Democratic nominee. But while Obama touched on the 2016 presidential election, he spent the bulk of the town hall addressing Elkhart residents’ concerns about the pace of the economic recovery.

“He just says, ‘I’m gonna negotiate a better deal.’ Well how? How exactly are you going to negotiate that? What magic wand do you have? And usually the answer is, he doesn’t have an answer.”

Obama first came to Elkhart County in May 2008, during his presidential campaign. At the time of his visit, the county’s unemployment rate stood at 5.1 percent. The president returned later that year, after securing the Democratic presidential nomination, and gave a speech vowing to spur economic growth in the region.

But the local economy took a nosedive soon after. By the time of Obama’s next visit, in February 2009, the county’s unemployment rate had shot up to 20 percent, making Elkhart a symbol of the many communities struggling to cope with the Great Recession.

Obama used that trip, his first as president outside of Washington, D.C., to make a last-minute push for the stimulus bill, a proposed package of federal spending and tax cuts aimed at reviving the economy.

In August 2009, after Congress passed the $787 billion recovery plan, Obama returned to Elkhart for the fourth time to announce stimulus funding for Indiana. The president also used the trip to push back against Republicans who argued that the stimulus plan wasn’t working.

Most economists now credit the stimulus bill with helping avert a deeper recession. The bill is often cited by Obama supporters as one of the president’s most important achievements. But Republican attacks on the recovery plan never stopped.

And the recovery in Elkhart has been uneven. After several years of slow but steady growth, the recreational vehicle manufacturing industry, which is based in Elkhart and anchors the regional economy, is back in full swing.

“Right now, things are going very well. We’ve gone from high unemployment to having jobs we can’t fill,” said Kyle Hannon, the president of the Elkhart Chamber of Commerce.

Victoria Bowen, a lifelong Elkhart resident who works at an RV factory, said she was struck by the number of help wanted signs around the town, just a few years after many businesses were shutting down or laying off workers.

“That means the economy is going again,” Bowen said, adding that she credits Obama for the city’s resurgence. “The economy was down, and he brought it back. I think Obama has done a good job.”

But others scoffed at the notion that Elkhart had recovered, and criticized Obama for not doing enough to create new jobs.

“He’s come to Elkhart a few times, and it seems like he’s done nothing to try and make things better,” said Steven Good, a homeless man who has struggled to find housing and work in the area. “He made lots of announcements but they were just words. Empty promises.”

Conversations with residents across the city revealed a racial divide, in particular among white conservatives who said they disliked the president and African-Americans, like Bowen, who are Democrats and support Obama.

The divide mirrored nationwide surveys that show more than 80 percent of blacks approve of the job Obama is doing. In contrast, his approval rating among whites has been stuck below 50 percent for the past several years.

More broadly, opinions of Obama in Elkhart broke down largely along partisan lines, with most Democrats in interviews expressing support for the president and most Republicans opposing his economic policies.

“Politicians get the most attention the more outrageous they sound. So if you’re civil and quiet and polite, nobody covers you. But if you say something crazy and rude you’re all over the news.”

Obama focused on his record in the PBS NewsHour town hall, and has used other interviews this year to burnish his legacy in the final months before he leaves office. But as Hannon noted, arguments over Obama’s legacy will continue long after he departs the White House.

“It’s going to take several years for that legacy to settle in,” Hannon said.

In the short term, Obama’s popularity in places like Elkhart could help determine the presidential election.

Trump will need to perform well in states across the Midwest in order to beat Clinton in the fall. Obama carried Indiana in the 2008 general election, becoming the first Democratic candidate to win the state since 1964. But Obama lost Indiana to Mitt Romney by 10 points in 2012, and the state is leaning Republican this year as well.

Trump won the GOP primary in Indiana by nearly 20 points last month, forcing Senator Ted Cruz of Texas and Ohio Gov. John Kasich out of the race.

At the NewsHour town hall, Obama said there would be “plenty of time” for him to campaign for Trump’s opponent once the last major primaries take place next Tuesday.

“There’s been a healthy debate in the Democratic primary, and it’s almost over,” Obama said. “I think we’ll probably have a pretty good sense next week of who the nominee is going to be.”

Clinton has a large delegate lead over Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, but Sanders won several states last month and could be competitive in California, which awards the bulk of the remaining pledged delegates, next week.

Obama appeared eager to take on Trump, though he lamented the culture of modern-day campaigning.

“Politicians get the most attention the more outrageous they sound. So if you’re civil and quiet and polite, nobody covers you. But if you say something crazy and rude you’re all over the news,” Obama said.

He added, “that has fed this kind of arms race of insults and controversy that doesn’t shed a lot of light even though it generates a lot of heat.”

Whatever happens statewide in November, Elkhart County will likely wind up in the Republican column. The county has voted for the Republican candidate in the past four presidential races.

“This is a very, very Republican county,” Hannon said. “And that might be part of the reason why Obama doesn’t get a lot of credit around here.”


Watch a live Spanish translation of the town hall here. (Mira la transmisión con traducción al español instantánea aquí.)


The NewsHour published a series of stories on Elkhart this week. Among them:

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Michelle Obama for President?

Filed under: Inspiration, International, Let's Change the WORLD Movement, Motivational, Not In The News, Presidential Nominations, Race, Videos, YouTube | Posted on June 6th, 2016 by DSource4U | No Comments »

Cleveland, Ohio… A Tribute to a Great City…

Filed under: Endorsements, International, Not In The News, Places, Promotional, Recognition, Videos, YouTube | Posted on May 30th, 2016 by DSource4U | No Comments »

Racist Words to be removed from Federal Laws

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U.S. President Barack Obama signs legislation in the Oval Office at the White House.

As the country begins to reconcile its sometimes inglorious past, as with Confederate statues and heroes being swept into the dustbin of history, President Barack Obama signed a bill taking racially offensive words such as “negro” and “Oriental” out of all Federal laws, reports Mediate.

Sponsored by Congresswoman Grace Meng and co-sponsored by all 51 members of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, bill H.R.4238 will strike words such as “Negro, American Indian, Eskimo, Oriental, or Aleut or a Spanish speaking individual of Spanish descent” and replace them with “Asian American, Native Hawaiian, a Pacific Islander, African American, Hispanic, Puerto Rican, Native American, or an Alaska Native.”

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There has been a lot of controversy lately about how “ethnic” groups in the U.S. are referred to, especially with racially-charged words such as “r–skins,” the “n-word” and “Oriental,” and so this bill is just one more way that people of color can and will define themselves with words they find acceptable.

Rep. Meng, who is Chinese-American and from Queens, N.Y., said that she is especially happy that the word Oriental is going the way of the covered wagon.

“Many Americans may not be aware that the word ‘Oriental’ is derogatory,” says Meng. “But it is an insulting term that needed to be removed from the books, and I am extremely pleased that my legislation to do that is now the law of the land.”

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Obama Commuted 58 More Prison Sentences…

CREDIT: AP PHOTO/EVAN VUCCI

President Barack Obama became the first sitting president to visit a federal prison this year. Here, he looks inside a cell at El Reno Federal Correctional Institution in El Reno, Oklahoma.

President Obama announced on Thursday that he commuted the prison sentences of 58 people doing time for drug-related offenses — just over a month after doing the same for 61 others. The decision is the latest example of Obama’s effort to reform the country’s broken criminal justice system during his last term.

“It just doesn’t make sense to require a nonviolent drug offender to serve 20 years, or in some cases, life, in prison,” Obama wrote on the website Medium. “An excessive punishment like that doesn’t fit the crime. It’s not serving taxpayers, and it’s not making us safer.”

Eighteen inmates benefiting from the decision are serving life sentences. Most of the 58 people serving time for drug possession, intent to sell, or related crimes will be released September 2.

Obama has now commuted the sentences 306 inmates during his two terms — “more than the previous six presidents combined,” he noted.

The number is still a far cry from his 2014 promise to shorten 10,000 prison sentences, Vox reported. In fact, the White House’s own pardon attorney was so frustrated with the president’s lack of support, she resigned earlier this year.

“Given that the Department has not fulfilled its commitment to provide the resources necessary for my office…the requests of thousands of petitioners seeking justice will lie unheard,” former Pardon Attorney Deborah Leff wrote in herresignation letter in January.

Obama still has seven months to reach the promised ten thousand commutations,but that’s unlikely.

Besides commuting drug sentences, the Obama administration has made big strides toward criminal justice reform. In 2014 the Justice Department changed drug sentencing guidelines retroactively, freeing about 6,100 federal prison inmates last year. Last summer, Obama became the first U.S. president to visit a federal prison, which was followed by an executive order for federal employers to “ban the box”asking job applicants whether they had been convicted of a crime. Months later, the White House announced that Obama would ban solitary confinement for juvenile and low-level offenders in federal prisons.

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Prince has died at age 57

The musician known to the world as Prince has died, according to multiple sources. Prince’s body was discovered this morning in his Paisley Park home. He was 57 years old.

One of the most influential musicians in pop, Prince produced 39 studio albums over the span of his decades-long career, selling more than 100 million copies and influencing countless genres. He enjoyed a recent revival with his Art Official Age album in 2014, and was at work on a memoir, tentatively titled Beautiful Ones.

This past Friday, Prince’s private plane was forced to make an emergency landing in Illinois, reportedly because Prince had the flu. The following Saturday he invited fans to his home in Minnesota for a dance party, during which Prince showed off his new purple piano. “”Wait a few days before you waste any prayers,” he said, according to the Star Tribune.

Developing…

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My Brother’s Keeper… Make a Difference…

Filed under: Children, Hero, Inspiration, Let's Change the WORLD Movement, Motivational, Not In The News, President Obama, Unlimited Education for Our Children, Videos, What's New in "The Movement", YouTube | Posted on April 18th, 2016 by DSource4U | No Comments »

John Alite; Former Mobster testified/Gotti Trial

John Alite’s story is truly unique. It is an inside look at the treacherous, double-dealing and corrupt world of the American Mafia in the 21st century. You want honor and loyalty, watch The Godfather. You want reality, talk to John Alite.

Over the course of a twenty-five-year career as a gangster he brutalized people, stabbing them, shooting them, beating them with clubs, blackjacks and baseball bats. He’s not proud of that, but he doesn’t try to hide from it either. It’s who he was.

John1John Alite was a murderer, drug dealer and thug.  After learning his lessons the hard way, he has turned his life around and is now a bestselling author, crime consultant expert, performance coach, and keynote speaker.

John Alite was a murderer, drug dealer and thug.  After learning his lessons the hard way, he has turned his life around and is now a bestselling author, crime consultant expert, performance coach, and keynote speaker.

Over the course of a twenty-five-year career as a gangster he brutalized people, stabbing them, shooting them, beating them with clubs, blackjacks and baseball bats. He’s not proud of that, but he doesn’t try to hide from it either. It’s who he was.

But it’s not who he is.  At least that’s his position today as he tries to put his life back together, a former mob associate and hitman trying to live a normal life, trying to figure out how he got off track and trying to get back on.

“Sometimes I wonder what happened,” he says.  A lot of people do.  The simple answer is that he did what he did to make money, to live well and to enhance his position in the Gambino crime family. He did most of it, he says, on the orders of John Gotti Jr. and sometimes on the orders of John Gotti Sr. Two federal court juries in New York heard him tell parts of his story. One came back with a conviction. The other couldn’t decide.

His decision to cooperate with the government and take the witness stand was a seminal event in his life, a choice that he believes has gotten him back on course. Only time will tell. But the story behind what got him to the witness stand is a fascinating look at the American underworld, a story told from street-level of one man’s descent into a world of money, murder and betrayal. It may also be a story of redemption, but that’s a question that can’t be answered at this point.

John Alite has decided to tell that story. A book about his life – GOTTI’S RULES, A Story of Money, Murder and Betrayal – written by journalist George Anastasia and released by HarperCollins in 2015. He hopes the book will be a springboard to other opportunities to tell the story in other mediums.

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The backdrop is the Gotti family and the American Mafia.  More accurately, the Gotti family and the demise of the American Mafia. No one individual has had more to do with the once secret society coming apart at the seams than the Dapper Don, John Gotti Sr.

Gotti was a mob boss who loved the spotlight, a celebrity gangster who thumbed his nose at the conventional wisdom of the old time wiseguys. The idea was to make money, not headlines, they would say. Gotti thought he could do both. For a long time he did.

And his son John A. “Junior” Gotti embodies the me-generation of the mob, a precocious kid whose sense of entitlement was his undoing. In many ways he was the George W. Bush of the underworld, rising to the top not on the basis of what he had done, but on the coattails of his father and the magic of the family name. Bush didn’t have a clue. Worse, he didn’t seem to care. It was all about the status and the power and the office. Junior was the same way. He liked the idea of being a gangster, but never really understood how it worked.

Alite, the grandson of Albanian immigrants, could never become a “made” member of the Gambino crime family. But he rose to the top of the organization, moving within its inner circle of power. The status, the money and the influence were part of the seduction. They were too much for a kid who had grown up poor on the gritty streets of Woodhaven, Queens. His father was a cab driver and degenerate gambler. His mother was a secretary. The family of six – he has a brother and two sisters – lived in a four-room apartment with relatives living upstairs, downstairs and across the street.

He had nothing growing up. Yet  through his drug dealing, gambling and loansharking operations, Alite became a millionaire. How he lost the money and regained his own self-respect is part of his story. So too are his three years on the run. In 2003, after learning he had been targeted for death by the crime family he had served, he took off. His trip took him to twenty different countries in Europe and South America. He finally settled in Brazil, living the good life on the beaches of Copacabana until an Interpol arrest warrant ended the sojourn. He spent more than two years in two of Brazil’s worst prisons, a descent into hell that has left physical and emotional scars that he continues to deal with today.

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Now he is back home. Rejecting an offer for life in the Witness Security Program, John Alite has decided to live his life on his own terms. “Those who know me know why I did what I did,” he said of his decision to cooperate and testify. “Those who don’t should mind their own business.”

John Alite’s story is unique. It is an inside look at the treacherous, double-dealing and corrupt world of the American Mafia in the 21st century. You want honor and loyalty, watch The Godfather. You want reality, talk to John Alite.

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Out of fairness, it is important to point out that not everyone believes in Mr. Alite’s alleged transformation. Some believe it is impossible for a person to change that much. Some point at, what they consider, inconsistencies in his testimony during trial and in his book. Some accuse him of miss-representing the entire Mafia Family lifestyle, what they represent, how they have, in the past and currently operate and the integrity, brotherhood and quality of the relationships that exist.

Theresa Racine of XtremeMeasures.com believes he has changed and that he is the perfect man to reach inner city kids who engage in unsavory behaviors and who are headed down the wrong path. Together, Ms. Racine and Mr. Alite want to end Bullying across America. See the story below…

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Outrage as former hit man John Alite invited to speak to Queens schoolkids

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
Sunday, April 3, 2016, 6:11 PM
Former mob hit man John Alite was scheduled to talk to Queens schoolkids about bullying.-/AFP/GETTY IMAGES

Former mob hit man John Alite was scheduled to talk to Queens schoolkids about bullying.

Apparently, some people think it’s a bad idea to invite a convicted serial killer to mentor schoolkids. Xtrememeasure.com founder Theresa Racine is livid that her attempts to bring former mob hit man John Alite to lecture grade schoolers on the dangers of bullying is being met with stiff opposition.

According to Racine, Alite was recently slated to be her special guest at an after-school event at a grade school in the Rockaways until “threatening” letters convinced her to host her workshop without the Queens-bred tough guy.

“We all know John had a horrible life, but he’s different now,” she tells Confidenti@l. Racine argues that it’s the former Mafia button man who’s being “bullied” now as he tries to turn over a new leaf.

In 2008, Alite — a former assassin for the Gambino crime family — pleaded guilty to two murders and four counts of conspiracy to commit murder, then served six years in prison after agreeing to testify against the mob. He’d initially confessed to 15 murders.

According to Racine, people involved in Alite’s “former life” are trying to stop him from using his experiences to help kids. Alite opponents have launched a website called johnalitefacts.com to detour people from working with the 53-year-old ex-con.

But according to Racine, Alite’s checkered past is what qualifies him to warn kids about violence.

Theresa Racine invited former mob hit man John Alite to speak to school children in Queens.XTREMEMEASURE.COM

Theresa Racine invited former mob hit man John Alite to speak to school children in Queens.

“When a guy with a suit and tie comes in talking to kids about bullying, they look at them and say, ‘Yeah, OK,’ ” she says.

Racine, who also conducts workshops that combat domestic abuse and human trafficking through the state, has already conducted one anti-bullying workshop at the Rockaway grade school, which she asked us not to name for fear of distracting students.

Though Alite missed that session, we’re told that an old associate of his identified only as “Mike” showed up to tell the two dozen attendees that they should give Alite a second chance.

Racine also told us that three “rough”-looking men who refused to sign in showed up, sized up the security team, and made other plans for the evening.

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Meet John Alite

(Former Mafia Hit Man, who testified in the Gotti Jr. Trial)

How does one become a Mafia Hit Man?

What was it like to be a Mafia Hit Man?

What was a typical day in the life of a Mafia Hit Man?

Who was Mr. Gotti Jr.; what was it like to work for him?

What are some of the things Mr. Alite has done as a Hit Man?

How Mr. Alite wind up testifying in trial?

What was his testimony and was it the truth and why?

What were the convictions and the sentences for Gotti & Alite?

What was Prison Life like?

What led to Mr. Alite’s revelation that he needed to change his life?

How has he changed and is the change real and sustainable?

What makes Mr. Alite feel he can help change kids for the better?

Who is Theresa Racine and XtremeMeasures?

How did the two of them team up?

Why does Ms. Racine believe in Mr. Alite?

How do they plan to make a difference in the lives of our youth?

Why by the book?

 

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This will be an exciting, interesting and provocative show. It is also sure to be very enlightening. How often do you get to pick the brain of a former Mafia Hit Man? How often do you get to talk to the man who testified in the Gotti Trial?

On this show, we will examine Human Nature; what drives us to do unthinkable things and then what brings our humanity back. We ask the important questions “Can people, who many would call evil, change so much, that they become positive inspiration for our kids?” “Should Mr. Alite be given access to our kids?” “If so, should we be supporting Mr. Alite?” “If so… how?” And “Are we willing to commit to supporting Mr. Alite and Ms. Racine in their efforts?”

 

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