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Jene Vickrey

Jene Vickrey is a Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing the 6th district. He has been serving since 1993, is House Majority Leader. Before becoming House Majority Leader, he was speaker pro tempore. Vickrey has served in the American Legion Exchange Council, National Federation of Independent Businesses and Springhill Chamber of Commerce, he was a charter member of the Louisberg Rotary Club. The American Conservative Union gave him a lifetime rating of 83%. During the 2015 Legislative Session, Vickrey served on the following Committees: Calendar and Printing Interstate Cooperation Legislative Budget Legislative Coordinating Council During the 2013-2014 Legislative Sessions, Vickrey served on the following committees: Calendar and Printing Interstate Cooperation Legislative Budget Legislative Coordinating Council During the 2011-2012 Legislative Sessions, Vickrey served on the following committees: Calendar and Printing Interstate Cooperation Joint Legislative Coordinating Council Legislative Budget During the 2009-2010 Legislative Sessions, Vickrey served on the following committees: Transportation Education Government Efficiency and Fiscal Oversight Joint Legislative Coordinating Council Vickrey won re-election in 2012, running unopposed in both the August 7 Republican primary and in the general election on November 6, 2012.

Vickrey won re-election to House District 6 in 2010 with no opposition. He was unopposed in the Republican primary; the general election was on November 2, 2010. On November 4, 2008, Vickrey was re-elected to House District 6 with no opposition, he raised $26,849 for his campaign. The top 5 donors to Vickrey's 2008 campaign: 1. Kansas Contractors Assoc $1,000 2. Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway $500 3. Nolan, RC $500 4. Kansas Medical Society $500 5. Wal-Mart $500 Official website Kansas Legislature - Jene Vickrey Project Vote Smart profile Kansas Votes profile Follow the Money campaign contributions: 1996,1998,2000,2002, 2004, 2006, 2008

Vasilije Simić

Vasilije Vasa Simić was a Serbian lawyer and attorney. He studied law in Geneva, he was president of the Belgrade Town Court and royal prosecutor in the summary court in the proceedings following the "Ivandan assassination attempt" in 1899. After the fall of the Obrenović dynasty in 1903 he was retired early from the position of judge of the Appellate Court in Belgrade, started his career as an attorney at law. During both of the Balkan Wars in 1912 and 1913 and World War I, 1914–1918, he was a reserve captain in the Supreme Command of the Serbian army and retreated with the army across Albania to the island of Corfu in 1916, he took part in the breach of the Salonika front. He was an expert at the Peace Conference in Paris in 1919, he died in Belgrade at the age of 65. Vasilije Simić was born on 22 July 1866, in Belgrade, his father, Mijailo S. Simić was a prominent member of the General Auditor's Court of the Principality of Serbia who took part in various departments in the administration of the Town of Belgrade and was president of several Belgrade municipalities.

Simić's mother Mileva née Popović, was an Aromanian from Šabac from Kruševo, Macedonia. From 1860 the Simic family lived in their family house at Obilićev Venac number 28. In 1878 Vasa enrolled in the First Belgrade Grammar School lasting seven years and located in the left wing of the Captain Miša's Mansion. In 1885 he finished the First Male Grammar School in Belgrade. After a stay in Brussels and London, from 1886 to 1890 he studied law and completed his legal studies in Paris and Geneva on a state scholarship from the Kingdom of Serbia, he continued his studies in 1891 at the Free School of Political Sciences in Paris. He returned to Serbia in 1892 and was appointed to his first civil service position, as judge at the first instance Town Court in Belgrade. On 4 November 1900, by royal decree No. 13103 Simić was appointed judge of the Appellate Court in Belgrade, soon thereafter appointed deputy president of the same court. In 1898 he married Draga, daughter of Krsta M. Tomanović, hardware wholesaler and owner of the most expensive plot of land sold in the history of Belgrade, where the "Kafana Albanija" once stood, where today stands the homonymous Trading Fund Building A neoconservative by political orientation, like his father, was an active member of the Progressive Party.

Through the Simić family he was close to the Obrenović dynasty to the King Milan Obrenović and the political circle surrounding Milutin Garašanin. In 1898 Vasilije M. Simić, as judge at the first instance Town Court in Belgrade, adjudicated in a case against Nikola Pašić in a lawsuit brought by the Belgrade police on the grounds of offence against the dignity of a reigning sovereign committed by Pašić against King Milan in an article printed in the "Odjek" magazine that year. Despite great respect for the Obrenović dynasty in general, as a personal friend of King Milan, Simić pronounced Nikola Pasić not guilty. Thereafter, in 1899, V. M. Simić was appointed investigative judge and royal prosecutor in the Ivandan assassination attempt affair, in the Summary Court in the proceedings against would-be assassinator Knežević and his aiders / abbetors; the indictment he submitted to the Summary Court was sixty pages long. His contemporaries, firstly his colleague Živojin M. Perić and his school friend, Slobodan Jovanović believed that the wording of the indictment was in accordance with the material truth, with Simić's infallible assessment of the roles of certain persons qualified in the indictment as indisputable accessories of would-be assassin Knežević.

These qualifications made by Simić were not based on his subjective feelings towards the political situation at the time, "and less towards Serbian radicalism" but on facts systematized in proper hierarchal order and concisely set forth in the indictment document. However, V. Simić did not escape the fate of those that took part in "exceptional courts": he did not remain with the Appellate Court or in civil service for much longer after the political overturn on 29 May 1903. In December 1903 Simić was removed from all duties and retired as judge of the Appellate Court, at the age of just 38; the Serbian judicial system at the time was thereby indubitably deprived of one of its best representatives. "The tragic fate of certain people leads to results most harmful for society...". As a judge, although unrelenting, V. Simić was still reasonable. From December 1903 onwards, for the rest of his lifetime, Simić worked as an attorney in his law firm at Obilićev venac, towards the end of his life he joined into a legal partnership with his nephew Svetolik Grebenac at the same address.

He remains known for his engagement in the sale of the property of Queen Natalij

Turama–Kikorian languages

The Turama–Kikorian languages are a family identified by Arthur Capell and part of the Trans–New Guinea languages family in the classifications of Stephen Wurm and Malcolm Ross. The family is named after the Turama Kikori River of southern Papua New Guinea; the four languages are related, though Rumu is divergent. Ross states that Rumu links the other languages to TNG. Turama–Kikorian family Rumu isolate Turama branch: Omati, Ikobi Below are some turtle names, with additional names in Porome and Kutubuan languages provided for comparison: Names for Emydura subglobosa and Elseya novaeguineae are identical or similar. See also: Yam languages#Fauna names. Ross, Malcolm. "Pronouns as a preliminary diagnostic for grouping Papuan languages". In Andrew Pawley. Papuan pasts: cultural and biological histories of Papuan-speaking peoples. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics. Pp. 15–66. ISBN 0858835622. OCLC 67292782. Timothy Usher, New Guinea World, Proto–Rumu – Omati River Proto–Omati River

Aiwo District

Aiwo is a district in the Pacific country of Nauru. Jarrit Morpak is the city's mayor, elected in 2008, it belongs to Aiwo Constituency. It is located in the west of the island, it covers an area of 1.1 square kilometres and has a population of 1,300. It is sometimes called the unofficial capital city of Nauru; the majority of the Nauruan industry is located in Aiwo. Among the facilities in Aiwo are: The Aiue Boulevard The New Boat Port The Chinatown of Nauru The OD-N-Aiwo Hotel, one of two hotels in Nauru. Owned, it is the tallest building in Nauru The Linkbelt Oval sports stadium The powerhouse Formerly, the Nauru campus of the University of the South Pacific The Nauru Local Government Council chambers and offices The Nauru Phosphate Corporation processing facilities and cantileverThe district returns two members to the Parliament of Nauru in Yaren; the two diplomatic missions on the island, the Australian High Commission and the Republic of China Embassy are in Aiwo District. The primary and secondary schools serving all of Nauru are Yaren Primary School in Yaren District, Nauru Primary School in Meneng District, Nauru College in Denigomodu District, Nauru Secondary School in Yaren District.

Aiwo Primary School operated in Aiwo. As of April 2002 it served students from all parts of Nauru in years 3 and 4. University of the South Pacific Nauru Campus was in Aiwo District. René Harris, who served a number of terms as President of Nauru, represented Aiwo in Parliament for many years. OD-N-Aiwo Hotel Rail transport in Nauru List of settlements in Nauru Media related to Aiwo at Wikimedia Commons

Fender Telecaster Bass

The Fender Telecaster Bass is an electric bass introduced in 1968 by Fender Musical Instruments Corporation. With few physical changes through the 1970s, it was discontinued in 1979 and reissued in 2007 by Fender's subsidiary Squier as the Squier Vintage Modified Precision Bass TB, discontinued in 2014. Released as a reissue of the original version of the Fender Precision Bass, it was named as "Telecaster" after the Telecaster guitar model; the Telecaster Bass differs in shape from the original Telecaster guitar in that the latter is a single cutaway guitar and the bass is double cutaway. The Telecaster Bass was introduced in May 1968 being a straight reissue of the original 1951 Precision Bass design, with a large pickguard, small Telecaster-shaped headstock, single pickup, separate chrome control plate. Early versions had a two-piece maple-capped neck with no "skunk stripe" on the back of the neck and some had the rare paddle-style tuners that were most seen on the Jazz Bass; the pickguard on the 1960s Telecaster Bass was more slender and employed more mounting screws than the originals of the 1950s.

There were three different headstock decals in the early version. The earliest had a regular silver Telecaster guitar logo with the word "bass" added underneath. Only prototypes are known to have this decal; the earliest prototypes were constructed from leftover 1952 Precision Bass parts. The second decal was the larger Black Telecaster Bass logo; the third and most used decal had the silver Fender script with the words Telecaster Bass written in a sans-serif type font underneath. In the early 1990s, Fender Japan reissued the'51 Precision Bass, in essence, a reissue of the first-version Telecaster Bass; the earliest "Made in Japan" versions vary from the current "Crafted in Japan" model. For example, the early 1990s version uses the larger, more accurate string ferrules that were used in the 1950s. In 1971, the Tele Bass was modified in some aspects. A new neck plate with Micro Tilt system for a more precise neck adjustment; the old-style pickguard was redesigned to eliminate the control plate, the single-coil pickup was replaced with a larger, more powerful, humbucking unit.

The Telecaster Bass was produced alongside the contemporary Precision Bass through all the 1970s. The decal logo had changed from silver with black outlining, it was the final version of the Telecaster Bass, discontinued in September 1979 and reintroduced in 2011 as a part of the Modern Player series, featuring two Modern Player Wide Range Precision Bass pickups, three-ply parchment or single-ply black pickguard, three knurled “chrome-dome” control knobs, vintage-style bridge with four brass saddles, open-gear tuners and nickel/chrome hardware. Available in 2-Color Sunburst and Butterscotch Blonde. Squier features less expensive versions of Fender instruments; the Squier Vintage Modified Precision Bass TB was released in April 2007. It is based on the second version of the Telecaster Bass, featuring a similar Telecaster Bass headstock and humbucking pickup. Squier has issued a 1950s Precision Bass model in the style of the original Fender 1951 Precision Bass as part of their'Classic Vibe' series.

It comes in three finishes: A Butterscotch Blonde with a black pickguard, a Lake Placid Blue metallic with a white pickguard, & a White Blonde with a white pickguard. All have maple fretboards as well as contoured edges & front & back comfort contours, making them similar to the 54-57 Precision Bass design; the pickup on these models is a single-coil similar to that at the bridge position on a Telecaster guitar. Modeled after the Telecaster guitar, the Squier Vintage Modified Telecaster and Telecaster Special basses feature a Telecaster guitar-shaped basswood body, Telecaster-style control plate and a 32"-scale maple neck/fretboard with 20 frets; the Vintage Modified Telecaster Bass sports a Duncan Designed PB-102 SCPB single-coil pickup and three-way switching among special tone circuits, which feature a modern bass sound, softer "double bass" sound and authentic tic-tac "baritone" sound. The Telecaster Bass Special has a large chrome-covered Fender-designed Wide Range humbucking neck pickup paired with a Duncan Designed JB-102B single-coil Jazz Bass bridge pickup and three-way blade switching.

Other features include black "barrel" switch tip, knurled chrome control knobs, vintage style bridge with four chrome saddles, vintage-style tuners and strap buttons and a single-ply white or black pickguard. Available in Black and White Blonde finishes. Introduced in August 2012. Arthur Kane, original bassist of New York Dolls. Charlie Tumahai, from English progressive rock band Be-Bop Deluxe and New Zealand reggae band Herbs, played a 1968–1971 version of the Telecaster Bass. Paul McGuigan, original bassist of britpop band Oasis played the 1968–1971 version. Dusty Hill, Bassist of ZZ Top. Doug Stegmeyer, bass player for Billy Joel used a blonde 1968 Telecaster Bass. George Porter Jr. of The Meters, used a'68–71 Telecaster Bass in the band's early years. Chris Squire, original bassist of Yes, used a'68 Telecaster Bass on several occasions from the late 60's to the mid 70's. Sting of the UK Band The Police uses'70 Telecaster Bass. Ron Wood Bassist with the Jeff Beck Group, used a Telecaster Bass.

Tim Bogert Bassist for the Vanilla F

On Certainty

On Certainty is a philosophical book composed from notes written by Ludwig Wittgenstein over four separate periods in the eighteen months before his death on 29 April 1951. He left his initial notes at the home of Elizabeth Anscombe, who linked them by theme with passages in Wittgenstein's personal notebooks and, compiled them into a German/English parallel text book published in 1969; the translators were Anscombe herself. The book's concerns are epistemological, a recurrent theme being that there are some things which must be exempt from doubt in order for human practices to be possible, including the activity of raising doubts: "A doubt that doubted everything would not be a doubt"; the book takes as its starting point the'here is one hand' argument made by G. E. Moore and examines the role of knowledge claims in human language of "certain empirical propositions", what are now called Moorean propositions or Moorean certainties. An important outcome is Wittgenstein's claim that all doubt is embedded in underlying beliefs and therefore the most radical forms of doubt must be rejected since they form a contradiction within the system that expressed them.

Wittgenstein sketched novel refutations of philosophical skepticism in various guises. The genesis of On Certainty was Wittgenstein's "long interest" in two famous papers by G. E. Moore, his 1939 Proof of the External World and earlier Defence of Common Sense. Wittgenstein thought the latter was Moore's "best article", but despite that he did not think Moore's'proof' of external reality decisive. At the instigation of his close friend Norman Malcolm in mid-1949, Wittgenstein began to draft his response on loose sheets while staying in Vienna in late 1949 and early 1950, he returned to the subject twice more before a fourth and final energetic six week period before his death, when more than half of On Certainty was written. By this time Wittgenstein was using notebooks, recording dates, marking the topic off separately. Wittgenstein described this final, fertile period in his last letter to Norman Malcolm dated 16 April 1951, thirteen days before his death from the cancer diagnosed in autumn 1949: "An extraordinary thing has happened to me.

About a month ago I found myself in the right frame of mind for doing philosophy. I had been certain that I'd never again be able to do it. It's the first time after more than 2 years. -Of course, so far I've only worked for about 5 weeks & it may be all over by tomorrow, but it bucks me up a lot now."Nevertheless, on the same day he recorded: "I do philosophy now like an old woman, always mislaying something and having to look for it again: now her spectacles, now her keys." A week and a half earlier he had written a similar note before OC471: "Here there is still a big gap in my thinking. And I doubt whether it will be filled now." The four parts of On Certainty are of unequal length and only the last is systematically dated: OC1.. OC65 - all before end of March 1950 OC66.. OC192 - of unknown date OC193.. OC299 - uncertain, but OC287 is dated 23.9.50 and might apply onward OC300.. OC676 - dates begin at 10.3.51 and run to 27.4.51 "Here is one hand" Philosophical Investigations Philosophical skepticism On Certainty - translation by Denis Paul and G. E. M. Anscombe Jesús Padilla Gálvez, Margit Gaffal: Doubtful Certainties.

Language-Games, Forms of Life, Relativism. De Gruyter, Berlin, 2013, 978-3-11-032192-0