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Politics of French Guiana

French Guiana is not a separate territory but is both an overseas région and overseas department of France, with the same government institutions as areas on the French mainland. The administrative center is Cayenne; the President of France appoints a prefect as his representative to head the local government of French Guiana. There are two local executive bodies: the 19‑member general council and the 34‑member regional council, both elected; the Assembly of French Guiana replaced the General Council and the Regional Council in 2016. In 2014 the prefect is Éric Spitz; the President of the general council is Alain Tien-Liong and the President of the Regional Council is Rodolphe Alexandre. Politics in French Guiana are dominated by the Guianese Socialist Party, which has a close association with the Socialist Party in mainland France. A chronic issue affecting French Guiana is the influx of illegal immigrants and clandestine gold prospectors from Brazil and Suriname; the border between the department and Suriname is formed by the Maroni River, which flows through rain forest and is difficult for the Gendarmerie and the French Foreign Legion to patrol.

There have been several phases launched by the French government to combat illegal gold mining in French Guiana, beginning with Operation Anaconda beginning in 2003, followed by Operation Harpie in 2008, 2009 and Operation Harpie Reinforce in 2010. Colonel François Müller, the commander of French Guiana's gendarme, believes these operations have been successful. However, after each operation ends, Brazilian miners, return. Soon after Operation Harpie Reinforce began, an altercation took place between French authorities and Brazilian miners. On March 12, 2010, a team of French soldiers and border police were attacked while returning from a successful operation, during which "the soldiers had arrested 15 miners, confiscated three boats, seized 617 grams of gold... worth about $22,317". Garimpeiros returned to retrieve colleagues. "The soldiers fired warning shots and rubber "flash balls" but the miners managed to retake one of their boats and about 500 grammes of gold. "The violent reaction by the garimpeiros can be explained by the exceptional take of 617 grammes of gold, about 20 percent of the quantity seized in 2009 during the battle against illegal mining", said Phillipe Duporge, the director of French Guiana's border police, at a press conference the next day."

The General Council of French Guiana is the deliberative executive assembly and is composed of 19 members who are elected by popular vote to serve six-year terms. It is led by the President of the General Council of French Guiana; the Regional Council of French Guiana is the elected assembly or regional council and is composed of 31 members who are elected by popular vote to serve six-year terms. Guiana elects two Senators to the French Senate. Both of the current Senators, Georges Patient and Jean-Étienne Antoinette, are members of the Guianese Socialist Party Guiana elects two deputies to the French National Assembly; the last elections were held in June 2007. The Walwari has one deputy, Christiane Taubira, the PSG has one deputy, Chantal Berthelot, who defeated long-time UMP incumbent Léon Bertrand. List of Presidents of the Regional Council of French Guiana

John Palmer (politician)

John Palmer was an American politician. His parents were Englishmen, he accompanied his seafaring grandfather, witnessed the Siege of Sevastopol during the Crimean War from their freighter. In the meanwhile, his parents returned to the United States, settled at Bath-on-the-Hudson, just opposite Albany, opened a paint shop. Here Palmer became a house painter. At the outbreak of the American Civil War, he enlisted as a private in the 91st Regiment of New York Volunteers and fought his way up to be brevetted a captain of volunteers, participating in the campaigns of the Army of the Gulf under General Nathaniel P. Banks, his father, who had enlisted too, was killed in battle at Virginia. At the expiration of his three-year enlistment, Palmer re-enlisted, the regiment was transferred to the V Corps of the Army of the Potomac under General G. K. Warren, he was injured at the Battle of Five Forks when a shot horse fell on top of him, his back was cut by the sword of its rider. After the war, he resumed his trade as a house painter.

He married Margaret Moore in 1867, they had four children. He became President of the Albany Builders' Exchange, Chairman of the Arbitration Committee, President of the Painters' Association of the State of New York, Vice President of the Decorators's and Painters' Association of the United States. In August 1891, at the national encampment at Detroit, he was chosen Commander-in-Chief of the Grand Army of the Republic, he was a member of the New York Commandery of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States.'He was Chairman of the committee appointed by the National Encampment to visit President Cleveland during his first term.'He was Secretary of State of New York from 1894 to 1898, elected in 1893 and 1895 on the Republican ticket. Presentation of the new Secretary of State, in NYT on December 24, 1893 Short bios of state officers elected in 1895, in NYT on November 6, 1895 Obit in NYT on April 16, 1905 Political Graveyard His wife's obit notice in NYT on May 6, 1922 http://suvcw.org/ny/gar/commanders/GARpalmer.htm

Filippo Cesarini

Filippo Cesarini was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Bishop of Nola and Bishop of Montepeloso. Filippo Cesarini was born in 1610. On 5 July 1655, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Alexander VII as Bishop of Montepeloso. On 11 July 1655, he was consecrated bishop by Francesco Maria Brancaccio, Bishop of Viterbo e Tuscania. On 12 March 1674, he was transferred by Pope Clement X to the diocese of Nola, he served as Bishop of Nola until his death on 6 July 1683. Cheney, David M. "Diocese of Montepeloso". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. Retrieved March 25, 2018. Chow, Gabriel. "Diocese of Irsina". GCatholic.org. Retrieved March 25, 2018. Cheney, David M. "Diocese of Nola". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. Retrieved June 16, 2018. Chow, Gabriel. "Diocese of Nola". GCatholic.org. Retrieved June 16, 2018

Littlewood subordination theorem

In mathematics, the Littlewood subordination theorem, proved by J. E. Littlewood in 1925, is a theorem in operator theory and complex analysis, it states that any holomorphic univalent self-mapping of the unit disk in the complex numbers that fixes 0 induces a contractive composition operator on various function spaces of holomorphic functions on the disk. These spaces include the Bergman spaces and Dirichlet space. Let h be a holomorphic univalent mapping of the unit disk D into itself such that h = 0; the composition operator Ch defined on holomorphic functions f on D by C h = f ∘ h defines a linear operator with operator norm less than 1 on the Hardy spaces H p, the Bergman spaces A p. and the Dirichlet space D. The norms on these spaces are defined by: ‖ f ‖ H p p = sup r 1 2 π ∫ 0 2 π | f | p d θ ‖ f ‖ A p p = 1 π ∬ D | f | p d x d y ‖ f ‖ D 2 = 1 π ∬ D | f ′ | 2 d x d y = 1 4 π ∬ D | ∂ x f | 2 + | ∂ y f | 2 d x d y Let f be a holomorphic function on the unit disk D and let h be a holomorphic univalent mapping of D into itself with h = 0.

If 0 < r < 1 and 1 ≤ p < ∞ ∫ 0 2 π | f | p d θ ≤ ∫ 0 2 π | f | p d θ. This inequality holds for 0 < p < 1, although in this case there is no operator interpretation. To prove the result for H2 it suffices to show that for f a polynomial ‖ C h f ‖ 2 ≤ ‖ f ‖ 2, Let U be the unilateral shift defined by U f = z f; this has adjoint U* given by U ∗ f = f − f z. Since f = a0, this gives f = a 0 + z U ∗ f and hence C h f = a 0 + h C h U ∗ f, thus ‖ C h f ‖ 2 = | a 0 | 2 + ‖ h C h U ∗ f ‖ 2 ≤ | a 0 2 | + ‖ C h U ∗ f ‖ 2. Since U*f has degree less than f, it follows by induction that ‖ C h U ∗ f ‖ 2 ≤ ‖ U ∗ f ‖ 2 = ‖ f ‖ 2 − | a 0 | 2, hence ‖ C h f ‖ 2 ≤ ‖ f

Farragut High School

Farragut High School, located at 11237 Kingston Pike, serves as a high school in Farragut, a suburb of Knoxville, Tennessee. Knox County Schools, the unified Knox County, Tennessee school district, operates the school; the original Farragut High School, built in 1904, occupied a strip of land adjacent to Kingston Pike, becoming the first consolidated high school in Knox County. In 1976, the school relocated to its current location on a hill overlooking Farragut on the opposite side of Kingston Pike. A supermarket and strip mall dominate the original site, razed after the construction of the new buildings; the school bears the name of Civil War hero David Glasgow Farragut, the Union admiral born in the local area, best known for his declaration "Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead!" In September 2007 Farragut High School tied with White Station High School for the most National Merit Semifinalists in the state. In 2008 Farragut had the largest number of National Merit Finalists in the state with a total of 16 students.

In 2006 and 2005 Farragut made the Newsweek list of the top 5 percent of public high schools in the nation based on its AP program. The school fields a nationally ranked baseball team, claiming State Titles in 1982, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2014 and 2019, their football team won a state championship in 2016. Their Dance team has won two consecutive national titles and Universal Dance Association’s National Dance Team Championship: 2018 and 2019, they have won five consecutive state titles. The school fields varsity teams in the following sports: Basketball, Lacrosse and Field, Cross Country, Swimming and Softball. Bill Bates, football player with the University of Tennessee and the Dallas Cowboys Channon Christian, college student, a victim in a high-profile murder Neil Clabo, football player with the University of Tennessee and the Minnesota Vikings Tyson Clabo, football player with Wake Forest and the Atlanta Falcons Lewis Cosby, bassist for the alternative rock band 10 Years John Davis and lead singer of the rock band Superdrag Nicky Delmonico, 1B for the Chicago White Sox organization Ben Garant and comedian.

Co-creator and writer for the television series Reno 911! Michael McKenry, catcher for the Atlanta Braves Chris Moneymaker, 2003 World Series of Poker Champion Philip Pfeifer, Pitcher for the Atlanta Braves Matt Ramsey, baseball player Nick Senzel, starting center fielder for the Cincinnati Reds Jake Thomas, actor best known for his role as Matt McGuire in the Disney Channel show Lizzie McGuire Kyle Waldrop, pitcher for the Minnesota Twins Farragut High School website

1938 Bridgwater by-election

The Bridgwater by-election, 1938 was a parliamentary by-election for the British House of Commons constituency of Bridgwater, Somerset held on 17 November 1938. The by-election was triggered when Reginald Croom-Johnson, the sitting Conservative member was appointed a High Court Judge in October 1938 which required him to resign his seat in parliament, he had been MP here since holding the seat in 1929. Since the constituency was created in 1885, the Conservatives had won the seat, with the exception of the Liberal landslide of 1906 and the General Election of 1923, when the Liberals had won; the Labour party had always polled poorly and always coming last, except in 1923 when the Liberals won. At the last General Election, the Liberal challenge was not as strong; this issue polarised British politics at the time, with many Labour supporters and some Conservatives opposed to this policy of appeasement. Many by-elections in the autumn of 1938 were fought around this issue, notably the Oxford by-election, where Liberals and Labour united in support of an Independent anti-appeasement candidate.

The Conservative Party selected 26-year-old lawyer and former Territorial Army officer Patrick Gerald Heathcoat-Amory of Tiverton as its candidate. He was thought to be assured of a sizeable agricultural vote, half of the electorate lived in rural areas at this time. Vernon Bartlett was a broadcaster with extensive experience of foreign affairs, he was approached by Richard Acland, Liberal MP for Barnstaple, a seat bordering Bridgwater, about standing as an anti-appeasement candidate in the by-election. Bartlett agreed to do so providing he had the support of the Labour parties; the Bridgwater Liberal Party unanimously backed Bartlett's candidature. Before the by-election vacancy was known, the local Labour Party had re-adopted Arthur Loveys their previous candidate, to contest a General Election expected to occur in 1939. Loveys withdrew and Labour supported Bartlett, although many in the Labour Party were unenthusiastic about co-operation with the Liberals; the campaign was intense and focused entirely on foreign affairs.

Heathcoat-Amory supported Chamberlain's appeasement policy. Bartlett opposed appeasement and was a persuasive speaker on the subject, his voice was well known due to his radio broadcasts. His experience of foreign affairs and erudite speeches were effective at a time when public meetings were a vital part of electioneering. Many Liberal personalities came to support Bartlett, including Megan Lloyd George, Lady Violet Bonham Carter and Sir Charles Hobhouse; some Labour voters were reluctant to support Bartlett, believing he was a Liberal candidate. However, he did receive a letter of support from 39 Labour MPs just before polling day; the intensive campaign caused turnout to increase from 72.7% at the last election to 82.3%. Bartlett won the seat with a majority of 2,332 or 6.3%. He hailed the result as a defeat for Chamberlain, saying that it showed people understood the dangers of the Government's foreign policy. At the following General Election, retaining support from the Liberals, but now opposed by the Labour party, managed to hang onto the seat.

One of the candidates, played by John Cleese, is an Adolf Hitler looking man who calls himself "Mr Hilter" and who espouses a philosophy called "National Bocialism". Vernon Bartlett website List of United Kingdom by-elections