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BBC News: Vatican appoints PricewaterhouseCoopers to audit accounts

Before I went back to college to get my MA in Psychology I was a Certified Public Accountant. So I find this BBC news very interesting. To audit the Vatican boggles my mind. Where do you start? How deep do you go? What about internal control? (He who keeps the books must not handle the cash.) And it was a Roman Catholic monk back in the Middle Ages who thought up double-entry accounting (if I remember the story right).

The article mentions “international standards”. Hmmm. Do such things really exist in this case? And when, or if, the word gets out about how rich the Vatican really is (i.e. how “deep” its pockets are) what about all the lawyers around the world who will then file complaints for their aggrieved clients?

Besides ratting Jesus out to the Sanhedrin, Judas helped himself to the money that the apostles collected. Yet the apostolic mission continued. Surely the gates of hell will not prevail against the Vatican if it gets its financial house in order.

I saw this on the BBC News App and thought you should see it:

Vatican appoints PricewaterhouseCoopers to audit accounts_87059313_87059312.jpgFor the first time the Vatican submits its finances to an external auditor as part of Pope Francis’ bid to bring greater transparency to the Catholic Church.
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Notice of Claim of Copyright Infringement.

I am starting to get these notices, again. When I set up my iPad in Swedish after returning from Sweden last year, I got a bunch of these Copyright Infringement notices. An attorney told me to ignore them. A computer geek I know said that Internet security types were harassing me for running my iPad i svenska i Amerika. The FBI may have even monitored my traffic for awhile. I reported this stuff to the Swedish Consul. There is so much bogus crap on the Web you really don’t know what IS going on.

Comcast has blocked me from downloading ANYTHING from Sweden. Yahoo.com has no problems with me doing this. Last Christmas SVT Play/Gudstjänst (Swedish TV) had a wonderful Yule program från Hillsong Church i Stockholm. Via Yahoo I was able to share it with my friends here in the States.

One part of me is greatly offended that I have been profiled as an Internet pirate uploading US porn to most likely Sweden. (Sweden was NOT a signatory to a major 21st century international Copyright agreement.) The other side of me chuckles thinking that doing things on the Internet in Swedish causes so much trouble for the cyber police.

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24 okt. 2015 kl. 22:21 skrev Comcast Customer Security Assurance <csa-noreply>:

Notice of Action under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act

Abuse Incident Number: NA0000188775522
Report Date/Time: 2015-10-22T23:19:20Z

ROBERTA WESTERBERG
4866 CHERYL LYNN WAY NE
SALEM, OR, 973053000

Dear Comcast High-Speed Internet Subscriber:

Comcast has received a notification by a copyright owner, or its authorized agent, reporting an alleged infringement of one or more copyrighted works made on or over Comcast’s High-Speed Internet service (the ‘Service’). The copyright owner has identified the Internet Protocol (‘IP’) address associated with your Service account at the time as the source of the infringing works. The works identified by the copyright owner in its notification are listed below. Comcast reminds you that use of the Service (or any part of the Service) in any manner that constitutes an infringement of any copyrighted work is a violation of Comcast’s Acceptable Use Policy and may result in the suspension or termination of your Service account.

If you have any questions regarding this notice, you may direct them to Comcast in one of the following formats:

Comcast Customer Security Assurance
Comcast Cable Communications, LLC
1800 Bishops Gate Blvd., 3rd Floor East Wing
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054 U.S.A.
Phone: (888) 565-4329
Fax: (856) 324-2940

For more information regarding Comcast’s copyright infringement policy, procedures, and contact information, please read our Acceptable Use Policy by clicking on the Terms of Service link at http://www.comcast.net.

Sincerely,
Comcast Customer Security Assurance

Copyright work(s) identified in the notification of claimed infringement:

Infringing Work: Tight Sweaty Pussy
Filename: TINY 4K – Ava Taylor – Tight Sweaty Pussy – NEW 23 APRIL 2015 NEW
Infringement Date: 2015-10-22T23:19:20Z
Infringement Type: Movie
Infringement Method: P2P
IP Address: 73.190.96.19
Reporting Party: support
Reporting Party Case: U172652317
Reporting Party FAQ: null

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An Air Canada pilot put a dog’s life above profit. It’s exceptional and how the world should be.

This story touches the heart. But for me it also brings back memories of the 2005 Katrina hurricane that devastated New Orleans. There were pet owners who refused to be rescued and chose to die with their pets, rather than leave them behind.

The pilot wasn’t thinking of bad press or lawsuits when he incurred the extra fuel costs to save the dog’s life. This is what a caring human being does when even one of God’s creations is imperiled.

Three cheers for Air Canada! Trois hourras pour Air Canada!

http://www.upworthy.com/an-air-canada-pilot-put-a-dogs-life-above-profit-its-exceptional-and-how-the-world-should-be?c=upw1&u=db76f042849cd0b0eeea3eb848a98261f2a36c5b

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The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957) Full Movie | Grant Williams Full Movie

Kolla in det här videoklippet på YouTube:

The travails of THE SHRINKING MAN where life as “usual” gives way to another existence–initially as something unwanted and feared–that in the end is understood, accepted, and celebrated is parallel to the transgender metamorphous,

A simple problem that psychoanalysis tries to eliminate (wearing women’s clothing) that has ruined a marriage and has made one less of a man, ongoing depression and a suicide attempt because the urge to crossdress just won’t go away, and finally an overheard phone call to the doctor from a patient–Rodney–who was now Veronica. That guy really has problems!

Looking back on those days back in the 1960s from 2015, the fist thing I need to say is that I AM GLAD THE SUICIDE FAILED. There are still a lot of people in the world who consider us freaks, abominations to God, and want to kill us. But there are countless others coming to grips with who and what they are as human beings, demanding an equal seat at the common table of equality, to celebrate their contributions to the diversity of human existence.

Made of–Nausea
You can try but never stop me. This is what I’m made of.
I will never let go. This is what I’m made of.
No one can control me. This is what I’m made of.
You can hate but never break me. This is what I am made of.

Makt till folket! Power to the people.

http://youtu.be/18YS-9nQWeU

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