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This is NOT a fake story. The Chinese are actually building this! Five-star Dawang Mountain Resort complex to open near the city of Changsha, the capital of Hunan Province The 150,000-square-metre resort will also house a water park, indoor ski slope and an outdoor swimming pool As well as the curvaceous structures, the resort will also boast a 200ft waterfall, which empties into a quarry below But a US - Mexico border wall can't be built because to liberals "it's impossible." We thought Liberals believed in science and technology? It's true the Chinese continue to beat us in everything. Apparently their people are way more imaginative and innovative than ours. They didn't cry about building the Great Wall of China. They weren't allowed to protest. The emporer said build it and it was built without the technology we have today. It's no wonder our people are crying about a wall because they're pessimism is hyped by the media. - Fiona China USA BuildTheWall MAGA Innovation: FIVE STAR DAWANG MOUNTAIN RESORT BEING BUILT IN CHINA LIBERALS CRYING THAT THE US. IMExICOBORDER WALL CANTBEBUILT This is NOT a fake story. The Chinese are actually building this! Five-star Dawang Mountain Resort complex to open near the city of Changsha, the capital of Hunan Province The 150,000-square-metre resort will also house a water park, indoor ski slope and an outdoor swimming pool As well as the curvaceous structures, the resort will also boast a 200ft waterfall, which empties into a quarry below But a US - Mexico border wall can't be built because to liberals "it's impossible." We thought Liberals believed in science and technology? It's true the Chinese continue to beat us in everything. Apparently their people are way more imaginative and innovative than ours. They didn't cry about building the Great Wall of China. They weren't allowed to protest. The emporer said build it and it was built without the technology we have today. It's no wonder our people are crying about a wall because they're pessimism is hyped by the media. - Fiona China USA BuildTheWall MAGA Innovation

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The central cast bronze sculpture, named Golden Cranes, consists of two Japanese cranes caught in barbed wire on top of a tall, square pedestal incised with grooves suggestive of drill cores used to extract stone from quarries. Standing amongst a landscaped plaza, a semi-circular granite wall curves around the sculpture. The wall features inscriptions of the names of the ten major internment camps where over 120,000 Japanese Americans were confined. There are also three panels that feature 1) the names of Japanese Americans who died fighting in World War II, 2) inscribed writings by Japanese American writers such as Bill Hosokawa, 3) quotes by presidents Harry S. Truman and Ronald Reagan. The concept for the Monument was initiated in 1988 by the "Go For Broke" National Veterans Association Foundation. ” The name of this organization was later changed to the National Japanese American Memorial Foundation (NJAMF). Architect Davis Buckley and Sculptor Nina Akamu were the principal designers. Construction of the National Japanese American Memorial on Federal land was authorized by statute (PL 102-502) and signed into law by President George Bush on October 24, 1992, to “Commemorate the experience of American citizens of Japanese ancestry and their parents who patriotically supported this country despite their unjust treatment during World War II. The groundbreaking for the Memorial took place on October 22, 1999, and the Memorial was dedicated on November 9, 2000. A celebration of the completion of the Memorial was held on June 29, 2001. Preceding the final design and installation of the Memorial, sculptor Nina Akamu traveled to the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, Wisconsin, where she spent time studying and sketching the cranes that would become the centerpiece of the Memorial. Ownership of the Memorial was officially transferred to the United States Government in 2002. The National Park Service is responsible for the maintenance of the Memorial today.: David Swanson @david nswanson Follow This is on the memorial in DC to the Japanese internment camps. THE LESSONS LEARNED MUST REMAIN AS A GRAVE REMINDER OF WHAT WE MUST NOT ALLOW TO HAPPEN AGAIN TO ANY GROUP RETWEETS LIKES 20,891 24,732 The central cast bronze sculpture, named Golden Cranes, consists of two Japanese cranes caught in barbed wire on top of a tall, square pedestal incised with grooves suggestive of drill cores used to extract stone from quarries. Standing amongst a landscaped plaza, a semi-circular granite wall curves around the sculpture. The wall features inscriptions of the names of the ten major internment camps where over 120,000 Japanese Americans were confined. There are also three panels that feature 1) the names of Japanese Americans who died fighting in World War II, 2) inscribed writings by Japanese American writers such as Bill Hosokawa, 3) quotes by presidents Harry S. Truman and Ronald Reagan. The concept for the Monument was initiated in 1988 by the "Go For Broke" National Veterans Association Foundation. ” The name of this organization was later changed to the National Japanese American Memorial Foundation (NJAMF). Architect Davis Buckley and Sculptor Nina Akamu were the principal designers. Construction of the National Japanese American Memorial on Federal land was authorized by statute (PL 102-502) and signed into law by President George Bush on October 24, 1992, to “Commemorate the experience of American citizens of Japanese ancestry and their parents who patriotically supported this country despite their unjust treatment during World War II. The groundbreaking for the Memorial took place on October 22, 1999, and the Memorial was dedicated on November 9, 2000. A celebration of the completion of the Memorial was held on June 29, 2001. Preceding the final design and installation of the Memorial, sculptor Nina Akamu traveled to the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, Wisconsin, where she spent time studying and sketching the cranes that would become the centerpiece of the Memorial. Ownership of the Memorial was officially transferred to the United States Government in 2002. The National Park Service is responsible for the maintenance of the Memorial today.

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The sandstone for the White House and Capitol – as well as a few other historically important US government buildings – was quarried by slave labour in Virginia. By Martha Steger 14 January 2017 Michelle Obama’s June 2016 words about diversity during her last commencement address as First Lady – and again at the July 2016 Democratic National Convention – sent a chill down my spine: “I wake up every morning in a house that was built by slaves.” Obama was speaking broadly and philosophically about the US’ large 18th- and 19th-century labour force of enslaved persons, and, by extension, about the resources used in the construction of early American government buildings. As a writer based in the state of Virginia, I knew where the sandstone for the White House and Capitol – as well as a few other historically important US government buildings – had come from.“Government Island”, as it has long been known, is now a Stafford County public park, thanks largely to the preservation efforts of local author, Jane Hollenbeck Conner. Conner explained to me that the quarry was originally established on Wigginton's Island by local businessman George Brent after 1694 to provide stone for tombstones and to houses and churches in northern Virginia. Acting on the government's behalf, Pierre Charles L’Enfant, the French-born American architect who designed the layout of Washington DC, purchased the Wigginton's Island quarry in 1791, after which it became known as Government Island. The quarry became derelict after the US Civil War (1861-1865); Stafford County acquired the property from the US government in 1963, and it was finally opened to the public in 2010. I knew I had to go to see the quarry – located just 88 miles north of Richmond, Virginia, where I live – from which slaves had quarried the sandstone. When I pulled off at the exit and reached the “island”, I discovered it was really a peninsula surrounded on three sides by Aquia Creek. usa politics michelleobama whitehouse politics blackhistoryyoudidntlearninschool blackhistoryfacts blackhistory slavery facts unknown unknownfacts didyouknow history learnyourhistory learn travel tourism virginia americanhorrorstory: bbc.com BBC News Sport More Travel Menu ome Destinations Interests Aid eos ICON Column SA easons to LovetheWorld A White House built by blacks ADVERTISEMENT The sandstone for the White House and Capitol – as well as a few other historically important US government buildings – was quarried by slave labour in Virginia. By Martha Steger 14 January 2017 Michelle Obama’s June 2016 words about diversity during her last commencement address as First Lady – and again at the July 2016 Democratic National Convention – sent a chill down my spine: “I wake up every morning in a house that was built by slaves.” Obama was speaking broadly and philosophically about the US’ large 18th- and 19th-century labour force of enslaved persons, and, by extension, about the resources used in the construction of early American government buildings. As a writer based in the state of Virginia, I knew where the sandstone for the White House and Capitol – as well as a few other historically important US government buildings – had come from.“Government Island”, as it has long been known, is now a Stafford County public park, thanks largely to the preservation efforts of local author, Jane Hollenbeck Conner. Conner explained to me that the quarry was originally established on Wigginton's Island by local businessman George Brent after 1694 to provide stone for tombstones and to houses and churches in northern Virginia. Acting on the government's behalf, Pierre Charles L’Enfant, the French-born American architect who designed the layout of Washington DC, purchased the Wigginton's Island quarry in 1791, after which it became known as Government Island. The quarry became derelict after the US Civil War (1861-1865); Stafford County acquired the property from the US government in 1963, and it was finally opened to the public in 2010. I knew I had to go to see the quarry – located just 88 miles north of Richmond, Virginia, where I live – from which slaves had quarried the sandstone. When I pulled off at the exit and reached the “island”, I discovered it was really a peninsula surrounded on three sides by Aquia Creek. usa politics michelleobama whitehouse politics blackhistoryyoudidntlearninschool blackhistoryfacts blackhistory slavery facts unknown unknownfacts didyouknow history learnyourhistory learn travel tourism virginia americanhorrorstory

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Stonemason Collen Williamson trained enslaved people on the spot at the government's quarry at Aquia, Virginia. Enslaved people quarried and cut the rough stone that was later dressed and laid by Scottish masons to erect the walls of the President's House. The slaves joined a work force that included local white laborers and artisans from Maryland and Virginia, as well as immigrants from Ireland, Scotland, and other European nations. The payroll to slaveowners shows that the government did not own slaves, but that it did hire them from their masters. Slave carpenters Ben, Daniel, and Peter were noted as owned by James Hoban.: of Maryland and Virginia, according to the June 2005, Associated Press article "Capitol Slave Labor Studied" published in The Washington Times. It is estimated that over 400 slaves were used to help build the U.S. Capitol. Did you know that twelve American presidents owned slaves? #GothamGriots VVE BUILT IT! Stonemason Collen Williamson trained enslaved people on the spot at the government's quarry at Aquia, Virginia. Enslaved people quarried and cut the rough stone that was later dressed and laid by Scottish masons to erect the walls of the President's House. The slaves joined a work force that included local white laborers and artisans from Maryland and Virginia, as well as immigrants from Ireland, Scotland, and other European nations. The payroll to slaveowners shows that the government did not own slaves, but that it did hire them from their masters. Slave carpenters Ben, Daniel, and Peter were noted as owned by James Hoban.

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December 19th, 2016. At least 20 dead in Congo gold mine collapse, says minister At least 20 people were killed in a gold mine collapse in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a local minister said on Sunday. The deaths occurred overnight at a mine in South Kivu region in the east of the country, the province’s mines minister Apollinaire Bulindi said. The toll is likely to rise “because many people were working in a disorderly way in this quarry,” Bulindi said, referring to “illegal miners”. The Makungu mine where the accident took place is located in the Fizi district of Sud Kivu near the border with the Tanganyika province. “We (the provincial authorities) do not control this quarry, these are soldiers who are working there...,” he said. Mining accidents are common in mineral rich DR Congo. Last year, 15 people have suffocated while digging in an illegal mine in southeast, where the problem of illicit mining is widespread. Much of the gold mined in Sud Kivu is smuggled out of the country to Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi, and from there allegedly to Dubai, according to the OECD. Rebel militia frequently use illicit gold trading as a source of financing. President Joepeh Kabila in 2010 imposed a nine-month ban on illegal mining in three provinces including Sud Kivu. It hit cassiterite and coltan mining but failed to have any impact on the gold mining there, OECD added. chakabars (source Hindustantimes.com): Don't think your gold grows on trees. @chakabars December 19th, 2016. At least 20 dead in Congo gold mine collapse, says minister At least 20 people were killed in a gold mine collapse in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a local minister said on Sunday. The deaths occurred overnight at a mine in South Kivu region in the east of the country, the province’s mines minister Apollinaire Bulindi said. The toll is likely to rise “because many people were working in a disorderly way in this quarry,” Bulindi said, referring to “illegal miners”. The Makungu mine where the accident took place is located in the Fizi district of Sud Kivu near the border with the Tanganyika province. “We (the provincial authorities) do not control this quarry, these are soldiers who are working there...,” he said. Mining accidents are common in mineral rich DR Congo. Last year, 15 people have suffocated while digging in an illegal mine in southeast, where the problem of illicit mining is widespread. Much of the gold mined in Sud Kivu is smuggled out of the country to Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi, and from there allegedly to Dubai, according to the OECD. Rebel militia frequently use illicit gold trading as a source of financing. President Joepeh Kabila in 2010 imposed a nine-month ban on illegal mining in three provinces including Sud Kivu. It hit cassiterite and coltan mining but failed to have any impact on the gold mining there, OECD added. chakabars (source Hindustantimes.com)

December 19th, 2016. At least 20 dead in Congo gold mine collapse, says minister At least 20 people were killed in a gold mine collapse i...

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