The Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam is the executive arm of the Vietnamese state, the members of the Government are elected by the National Assembly of Vietnam. The Vietnamese Council of Ministers was entrusted by the 1980 Constitution with managing and implementing the governmental activities of the state, it is described in that document as "the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, the highest executive state body of the highest body of state authority." It is accountable to the National Assembly of Vietnam, more directly, to the Vietnamese Council of State when the National Assembly is not in session. Its duties include submitting draft laws and other bills to the National Assembly and the Council of State, its membership includes a chairman, vice-chairman, cabinet ministers, the heads of state committees, whose terms of office coincide with that of the National Assembly. The Council of Ministers includes its own standing committee, which serves to co-ordinate and mobilise the council's activities.
In 1986 the standing committee was expanded from ten to thirteen members. Each ministry is headed by a minister, assisted by two to twelve deputy ministers; the number and functions of the ministries are not prescribed in the Constitution, but in 1987 there were twenty-three ministries, a number of other specialised commissions and departments. In apparent response to the call by the Sixth National Party Congress in 1986 for a streamlined bureaucracy, several ministries were merged; the former ministries of agriculture and food industry were joined in a newly created Ministry of Agriculture and Food Industry. The ministries of power and mines were merged to form the Ministry of Energy, a newly created Ministry of Labour, War Invalids, Social Welfare consolidated the duties of three former ministries; the addition of two new ministerial bodies resulted from the 6th National Party Congress: a Ministry f Information to replace the Vietnam Radio and Television Commission, a mission for Economic Relations with Foreign Countries to act as a co-ordinating body for foreign aid.
In recent years, Atlanta has become one of the USA's best cities for street art. Street artists have prominently created murals in Krog Street Tunnel, along the BeltLine, in neighborhoods across the city; the street art conference, Living Walls, the City Speaks, originated in Atlanta in 2009. Atlanta is host to the street art conference Living the City Speaks. In 2012, the conference limited participation to women street artists; the Outerspace Project, an annual series of street art and cultural events coordinated by Greg Mike, began in 2015. Peter Ferrari founded Forward Warrior, an event and initiative to bring together muralists in Atlanta to add street art to a host neighborhood. Images and mapped locations of over 200 works of Atlanta street art can be found on the Atlanta Street Art Map. Hotspots for viewing Atlanta street art include: The Krog Street Tunnel The 22-mile BeltLine path which circles the inner city along industrial and residential spaces In Cabbagetown, Atlanta along Tennelle St and the Wylie Street wall of the CSX railroad's Hulsey rail yard.
In Inman Park around the intersection of Krog St. and Edgewood Ave. In East Atlanta surrounding the intersections of Flat Shoals Road and Edgewood Ave. In Little Five Points surrounding the intersections of Euclid Ave. and Moreland Ave. In Sweet Auburn along Edgewood Ave. In 2010, ten haiku poems of artist John Morse were featured on 500'bandit' signs posted around the streets of Atlanta, a guerrilla installation that received extensive press coverage including The New Yorker, The Guardian, NPR and South African national radio. Greg Mike began doing graffiti when he was 13-years-old, he started painting murals in his twenties, his murals are prominent in Atlanta's Old Fourth Ward neighborhood. Mike is known for his Loudmouf Larry depictions in his art. Fabian Williams creates murals under his pseudonym Occasional Superstar. In 2017, Williams painted a mural of civil rights leader Hosea Williams. In 2017, Playboy named Fabian Williams a "New Creative." Olive47 Sarah Emerson Sanithna Evereman Matt Haffner, works on shipping containers in the Old Fourth Ward, amongst others.
BlackCatTips / Kyle Brooks Alex Brewer, a.k.a. HENSE Sever Yoyo Ferro Peter Ferrari 70Dot Lauren Pallotta Stumberg CisneArts Bornartistofficial Doitdoitleague Nat.hugs.cats EvilTwinBrother On April 1, 2011, Alex Brewer, a.k.a. HENSE, several other local Atlanta graffiti artists were sued for $1 million by Atlanta neighborhood property owners. However, shortly after HENSE and several artists countersued stating they had nothing to do with the work that they were being sued for. Despite HENSE's prolific "all-city status" for tags, his 2010 grant proposals for city-funded wall paintings on Arizona Avenue and along the Atlanta BeltLine were all accepted. In May 2011 the City of Atlanta established a Graffiti Task Force. In October 2011 the police arrested 7 persons that they designated as vandals and some regard as artists. However, city officials assert; the city selected 29 murals which would not be painted over including those commissioned as part of the BeltLine and works created during the Living Walls conferences.
But the list did not include the most famous street art space in the Krog Street Tunnel. Many street artists and members of the arts community interviewed by Creative Loafing believe the city's efforts are misdirected or futile. In May 2017, the city of Atlanta began regulating murals on private property, enforcing a 1982 ordinance that artists and property owners must complete an application process to obtain approval from the city or face a $1,000 fine and up to six months confinement. A group of artists, including Fabian Williams, Peter Ferrari, Yoyo Ferro, sued the city, claiming the ordinance was unconstitutional. In June 2017, the city settled the lawsuit, agreeing not to require artists to obtain city approval for murals on private property. In January 2019, businesses around the City of Atlanta began efforts of removing local art and murals from their locations. Ray Geier AKA Squishiepuss has been accused by 30+ local women of various counts of sexual misconduct. Ranging from harassment to rape.
Old tweets have surfaced under the name rayspitsongirls degrading women and ethnic cultures. Arts in Atlanta Henry Samuels, "The Internet likes Atlanta street artists", Creative Loafing, January 11, 2012 Atlanta Street Art map Pictures of Atlanta Street ArtAtlanta street art on fatcap.com Atlanta street art on dirtythirdstreets.com
"Death Valley'69" is a song by American alternative rock band Sonic Youth and featuring Lydia Lunch. The song was written and sung by Thurston Moore and fellow New York musician Lunch, recorded by Martin Bisi in 1984. A demo version of the song was released in December 1984 on Iridescence Records. A re-recorded version was released in EP format with different artwork in June 1985; the video for "Death Valley ‘69" was filmed in 1985 and was the first music video by Sonic Youth, directed by Judith Barry and Richard Kern. The video features the majority of the band in various states of bloody dismemberment interlaced with live footage of the band, it stars alternative model Lung Leg. The video is the only one to feature both departed drummer Bob Bert and new member Steve Shelley; the song was ranked number 10 among the "Tracks of the Year" for 1985 by NME. The Flaming Lips' Finally the Punk Rockers Are Taking. Soundgarden included a sample of the song on the track Smokestack Lightning from the band's Ultramega OK album in 1988.
1984 version"Death Valley'69" – 5:32 "Brave Men Run" – 3:481985 version"Death Valley'69" "I Dream I Dreamed" "Inhuman" "Brother James" "Satan Is Boring" Sonic YouthThurston Moore – guitar, lead vocals, production Kim Gordon – bass guitar, backing vocals Lee Ranaldo – guitar, backing vocals, production Bob Bert – drums, productionAdditional personnelLydia Lunch – lead vocals, productionTechnicalMartin Bisi – engineering, production John Erskine – engineering, production Clint Ruin – engineering, production
Monique Evans is an American beauty pageant titleholder, crowned Miss Texas 2014 and Miss Florida USA 2020. She represented Texas at Miss America 2015 and placed in the top sixteen, will represent Florida at Miss USA 2020. Evans won the Miss Austin 2011 crown, placed 8th at the Miss Texas 2011 pageant. Evans was named Miss Hunt County 2012 on October 29, 2011, placed 11th at Miss Texas 2012. Evans won the Miss Dallas 2013 title, but was a non-finalist for Miss Texas 2013. In July 2013, Gulfshore Life magazine named her one of three finalists in their "Model of the Year" contest for amateur models with ties to Southwest Florida. In November 2013, Evans earned the title of Miss Park Cities, the right to compete for the Miss Texas 2014 crown. Evans is a professionally trained ballerina, her Miss Texas competition talent was performing ballet en pointe to "Requiem for a Tower". Evans won the Miss Texas 2014 title on July 5, 2014, when she received her crown from outgoing titleholder Ivana Hall at the Eisemann Center for Performing Arts in Richardson, Texas.
Prizes for winning Miss Texas include a $10,000 cash scholarship, a wardrobe by fashion designer Vince Camuto, use of an automobile from Grubbs Infiniti in Euless, while she holds the title. As Miss Texas, Evans competed to be crowned Miss America 2015 at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey, on Sunday, September 14, 2014, her platform, "Remember Your Heart: One Beat at a Time", focused on heart disease prevention and was inspired by cardiac issues in her immediate family. She placed in the Top 16 as a semi-finalist. During her year of service, Evans made a record-setting 470 appearances as Miss Texas. Evans moved back to the state of Florida, where she competed for the Miss Florida USA 2018 and 2019 titles, where she placed 2nd runner up for both years. In January 2020, she competed for and won Miss Florida USA 2020 title and was crowned by outgoing titleholder Nicolette Jennings, she will represent the state of Florida at Miss USA 2020 this spring. In addition, she will serve as a goodwill ambassador for the organization.
Evans was born in Laguna Beach, but grew up in Naples, Florida. She is a 2010 graduate of Naples High School; as of 2017, she is living in Florida, as a specialty pharma Rep and ballet instructor. Her older brother was born with Shone's syndrome, a rare congenital heart disease, her younger brother is Saxon Evans. Monique Evans on Facebook Monique Evans on Twitter
Dufferin Street is a major north–south street in Toronto and King, Canada. It is a concession road, two concessions west of Yonge Street; the street starts at the foot of Lake Ontario, continues north to Toronto's northern boundary at Steeles Avenue with some discontinuities and continues into Vaughan, where it becomes York Regional Road 53. The street is named for Frederick Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood, 1st Marquess of Dufferin and Ava, who served as Governor General of Canada from 1872 to 1878. In 2003 and 2007, it was voted as one of "Ontario's Worst 20 Roads" in the Ontario's Worst Roads poll organized by the Canadian Automobile Association; the southern end of Dufferin is the Dufferin Gates within the Exhibition Place, which holds the annual Canadian National Exhibition. The two Dufferin Street bridges connect the Exhibition Place with the rest of Dufferin Street to the north; the 1911 bridge span across the railway north of the CNE grounds was determined to be unsafe for vehicular traffic in 2013, was closed to vehicles.
The bridge was scheduled for replacement starting in 2016. The City of Toronto plans to build a temporary bridge to restore vehicular traffic in advance of the replacement construction. North of the CNE grounds, the east side of Dufferin Street is dominated by industrial or transitional industrial to residential and commercial buildings of Liberty Village, with several old factories being converted to loft-style condominiums; the west side is single-family homes with one apartment building south of King Street. The neighbourhood to the west is named Parkdale, developed before 1900. North of Queen Street West, Dufferin is residential on both sides, with the large Dufferin Mall on the west side of Dufferin, south of Bloor Street; this was the former site of the Dufferin Park Racetrack. Across the street from the mall is the Dufferin Grove city park. From Queen Street north to College Street, the neighbourhood is known as Little Portugal. North of College, west of Dufferin is the former village of Brockton and on the east is the Dufferin Grove neighbourhood, named after the park on the east side of Dufferin.
Dufferin station is located at Dufferin and Bloor Street on Line 2 Bloor–Danforth of the Toronto subway system. From Bloor Street to Davenport Road, Dufferin is lined with homes built from the 1920s to post-World War II; the Galleria Shopping Centre is located on the west side of Dufferin and on the south side of Dupont Street. The neighbourhood west of Dufferin in this area is known as Wallace Emerson, while on the east it is known as Dovercourt Park. North of Davenport, Dufferin ascends the former Lake Iroquois shoreline escarpment. North of the escarpment, the street continues to be residential on both sides north to Eglinton Avenue West. Between Rogers Road and Eglinton Avenue West, Dufferin crosses two steep ravines. North of Eglinton Avenue, it becomes a six-lane arterial road through industrial and low-density commercial lands of the former North York; the regional shopping centre of Yorkdale Shopping Centre is located at Dufferin and Highway 401. The sections from Eglinton into York Region was Vaughan Road.
North of Wilson Avenue, Dufferin is interrupted by Downsview Airport and Allen Road, the latter of which feeds Dufferin north of Kennard Avenue, north of Sheppard Avenue. A broken section of Dufferin Street runs parallel with Allen Road, one block east, south of the continuation from Allen Rd. from Sheppard Ave. to Kennard Ave. This section ends in a cul-de-sac just south of Kennard. North of Wilson, Dufferin Street runs 210 metres to Katherine Street and continues on as Beffort Road/Hanover Road. Dufferin Street continues north of Steeles Avenue into the city of Vaughan; the section north to Highway 7 and Langstaff Road is a six-lane arterial road, designated as York Regional Road 53. North of that, it narrows to four lanes narrows again two blocks north of Major Mackenzie Drive to two lanes. North of Lloydtown/Aurora Road / 18th Sideroad, it is maintained by King Township and terminates just north of Graham Sideroad in the Holland Marsh, after jogging at Davis Drive, the former Highway 9; the intersection of Dufferin Street and Queen Street West intersects with the main railway line from northwest of Toronto to downtown at Union Station.
This intersection was the site of the Parkdale Train Station, a level crossing. In the 1890s, an underpass was built for Queen Street to accommodate growing east–west traffic. At the time, the area north of the railway line was industrial and factories backed onto the tracks. North–south traffic was not expected nor planned for and the two sections of Dufferin were not connected; as automobiles arrived in Toronto around 1903, for the next 107 years, vehicles looking to travel along Dufferin detoured around the closed section to Peel and Gladstone, which became de facto sections of Dufferin. The detour was known locally as the "Dufferin Jog"; the jog was eliminated in 2010 with the construction of a four-lane underpass beneath the railroad track, including public art and an amphitheatre-styled park with tiered gardens at the southwest corner of the underpass. This project was approved by city council in 2007, work on extending the roadway began in July 2009; the underpass was opened on November 18, 2010.
A further widening of the north side of the bridge was completed in 2016–2017 to support expanded GO Transit train service. The section of the east side of the bridge along Queen Street was built in 1897 as the Queen Street Subway. Dufferin
Liberty Township is a township in Warren County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the township's population was 2,942, reflecting an increase of 177 from the 2,765 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 272 from the 2,493 counted in the 1990 Census, it is part of the eastern region of the Lehigh Valley. Liberty Township was incorporated as a township by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 26, 1926, from portions of Hope Township, based on the results of a referendum held on April 30, 1926. According to the United States Census Bureau, the township had a total area of 11.866 square miles, including 11.603 square miles of land and 0.263 square miles of water. Mountain Lake is an unincorporated community and census-designated place located within the township. Other unincorporated communities and place names located or within the township include Denville, Great Meadows and Townsbury. Mountain Lake is Warren County's largest natural glacial lake.
The lake has maximum depth of 38 feet and an average depth of 17 feet. The Mountain Lake Community Association oversees the Mountain Lake watershed and helps to maintain Mountain Lake's natural habitat. South of Mountain Lake is High Rock where many visitors enjoy to go hiking and can view the lake and surrounding areas, including the Delaware Water Gap; the township borders the Warren County municipalities of Hope Township, Independence Township, Mansfield Township and White Township. The Township's economic data is calculated by the US Census Bureau as part of the Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area; as of the 2010 United States Census, there were 2,942 people, 1,047 households, 789.438 families living in the township. The population density was 253.6 per square mile. There were 1,151 housing units at an average density of 99.2 per square mile. The racial makeup of the township was 95.65% White, 1.02% Black or African American, 0.20% Native American, 1.50% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.44% from other races, 1.19% from two or more races.
Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.15% of the population. There were 1,047 households out of which 35.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.0% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 24.6% were non-families. 18.4% of all households were made up of individuals, 7.3% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.78 and the average family size was 3.21. In the township, the population was spread out with 24.3% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 23.4% from 25 to 44, 34.7% from 45 to 64, 9.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41.8 years. For every 100 females there were 104.3 males. For every 100 females ages 18 and older there were 98.4 males. The Census Bureau's 2006-2010 American Community Survey showed that median household income was $73,750 and the median family income was $87,059. Males had a median income of $55,625 versus $49,511 for females; the per capita income for the borough was $31,946.
About none of families and 4.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.7% of those under age 18 and 9.9% of those age 65 or over. As of the 2000 United States Census there were 2,765 people, 980 households, 750 families residing in the township; the population density was 234.3 people per square mile. There were 1,088 housing units at an average density of 92.2 per square mile. The racial makeup of the township was 97.40% White, 0.36% African American, 0.11% Native American, 0.58% Asian, 0.54% from other races, 1.01% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.68% of the population. There were 980 households out of which 40.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.2% were married couples living together, 5.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 23.4% were non-families. 17.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.6% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.79 and the average family size was 3.23.
In the township the population was spread out with 28.4% under the age of 18, 5.0% from 18 to 24, 33.1% from 25 to 44, 25.2% from 45 to 64, 8.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 98.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.7 males. The median income for a household in the township was $62,535, the median income for a family was $68,529. Males had a median income of $48,446 versus $33,529 for females; the per capita income for the township was $24,743. About 2.0% of families and 3.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.4% of those under age 18 and 6.7% of those age 65 or over. Liberty Township is governed under the Township form of government; the five-member Township Committee is elected directly by the voters at-large in partisan elections to serve three-year terms of office on a staggered basis, with either one or two seats coming up for election each year as part of the November general election in a three-year cycle.
At an annual reorganization meeting, the Township Committee selects one of its members to serve as Mayor. As of 2017, members of the Liberty Township Committee are Mayor John E. Inscho (R, term on committee ends December 31, 2018.