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Justin Bieber Fans Have Turned Away

Justin Bieber Fans Have Turned Away

Justin Bieber Fans Have Turned Away

Bieber
It is no secret that Justin Bieber is not the most constructive celebrity to grace the world’s presence; in fact, the singer’s reputation has been declining faster than most can keep up. From a petition to get him deported, to vocal questioning of whether or not the star gets the justified amount of punishment for his heinous attitude, Bieber’s fans  have rapidly turned away from him in shame.

The devotion of a fan is a hard thing to taint. Many Bieber fans loved him through his first mishaps, with hopeful admiration and naivety that his bad behavior was a phase. Everyone, fans and neutrals alike, now know that Bieber’s seemingly constant shenanigans are not a phase. The 20-year-old entertainer has a knack for disrespecting everyone, authority or not, and a disinterest in keeping fans in love with him. Many fans have lost interest in looking for the good in Bieber, and instead have turned away from him, possibly due to a series of particularly bad episodes.

According to many previous fans, Bieber has some serious character flaws. He disrespected Anne Frank while visiting her former home by writing that he hoped she would have been a “Belieber” had she been alive during his fame. This stunt in particular sparked so much distaste for the star, but it did not end there. Some fans remained after this shameful episode, though more were lost due to ensuing actions.

Bieber has disrespected police officials, whole nations of people and fans looking for a conversation or photo. He was detained for reckless driving while intoxicated and was faced with charges for resisting arrest. The singer very recently negligently congratulated Japanese war criminals by photographing himself in front of a war shrine in Tokyo. Bieber has also been known to completely ignore fans, even if they speak directly at him while sitting next to him. Many tweets aimed at Bieber showcase fans tired of his disrespect and immaturity, as well as once-were fans who cannot understand why the star is still so popular.

Egging a neighbor’s house is not out of line in the eyes of Bieber. The singer recently egged his neighbor’s house with friends and was caught on a surveillance camera celebrating the event. The piling criminal history for the star has made traveling out of the country a headache for himself and his entourage. Bieber was recently held at LAX for his loaded criminal history and should probably get used to such treatment if he plans to continue on harassing the world and breaking the law.

It is not possible to pinpoint one specific incident that has caused many of Bieber’s fans to turn away from supporting him. It is a possibility that many of the people who signed his deportation petition were once devout fans who are tired of his disrespect for just about everything. The majority of Bieber’s recent publicity is negative; though, the singer is still in the spotlight even if it is only highlighting the bad. For many famous people publicity in general is wanted with no specific desire for positive or negative exposure. The star has grown up in the public eye, which is extremely hard for many people. Time will tell if Bieber is a lost cause, or if he just has a huge amount of growing up to do.

Opinion by Courtney Heitter

Justin Bieber Fans Have Turned Away

Justin Bieber Fans Have Turned Away

Justin Bieber Fans Have Turned Away

Bieber
It is no secret that Justin Bieber is not the most constructive celebrity to grace the world’s presence; in fact, the singer’s reputation has been declining faster than most can keep up. From a petition to get him deported, to vocal questioning of whether or not the star gets the justified amount of punishment for his heinous attitude, Bieber’s fans  have rapidly turned away from him in shame.

The devotion of a fan is a hard thing to taint. Many Bieber fans loved him through his first mishaps, with hopeful admiration and naivety that his bad behavior was a phase. Everyone, fans and neutrals alike, now know that Bieber’s seemingly constant shenanigans are not a phase. The 20-year-old entertainer has a knack for disrespecting everyone, authority or not, and a disinterest in keeping fans in love with him. Many fans have lost interest in looking for the good in Bieber, and instead have turned away from him, possibly due to a series of particularly bad episodes.

According to many previous fans, Bieber has some serious character flaws. He disrespected Anne Frank while visiting her former home by writing that he hoped she would have been a “Belieber” had she been alive during his fame. This stunt in particular sparked so much distaste for the star, but it did not end there. Some fans remained after this shameful episode, though more were lost due to ensuing actions.

Bieber has disrespected police officials, whole nations of people and fans looking for a conversation or photo. He was detained for reckless driving while intoxicated and was faced with charges for resisting arrest. The singer very recently negligently congratulated Japanese war criminals by photographing himself in front of a war shrine in Tokyo. Bieber has also been known to completely ignore fans, even if they speak directly at him while sitting next to him. Many tweets aimed at Bieber showcase fans tired of his disrespect and immaturity, as well as once-were fans who cannot understand why the star is still so popular.

Egging a neighbor’s house is not out of line in the eyes of Bieber. The singer recently egged his neighbor’s house with friends and was caught on a surveillance camera celebrating the event. The piling criminal history for the star has made traveling out of the country a headache for himself and his entourage. Bieber was recently held at LAX for his loaded criminal history and should probably get used to such treatment if he plans to continue on harassing the world and breaking the law.

It is not possible to pinpoint one specific incident that has caused many of Bieber’s fans to turn away from supporting him. It is a possibility that many of the people who signed his deportation petition were once devout fans who are tired of his disrespect for just about everything. The majority of Bieber’s recent publicity is negative; though, the singer is still in the spotlight even if it is only highlighting the bad. For many famous people publicity in general is wanted with no specific desire for positive or negative exposure. The star has grown up in the public eye, which is extremely hard for many people. Time will tell if Bieber is a lost cause, or if he just has a huge amount of growing up to do.

Opinion by Courtney Heitter

An honest kid

An honest kid

AN HONEST KID

Organized youth baseball is all too often ruined by pushy parents and overbearing coaches. But here’s a story to restore one’s faith.

At a T-ball game in Wellington, Fla., earlier this year, first baseman Tanner Munsey, 7, fielded a ground ball and tried to tag a runner going from first base to second. The umpire, Laura Benson, called the runner out, but Tanner immediately approached her and said, “Ma’am, I didn’t tag the runner.” Benson awarded the runner second base and Tanner’s coach gave him the game ball for his honesty.

In a game two weeks later, with Benson again umpiring and Tanner playing shortstop, a similar play occurred. This time Benson thought Tanner had missed the tag on a runner going to third, and she called the runner safe. Tanner glanced at Benson and, without saying a word, flipped the ball to the catcher and returned to his position. Benson sensed something was wrong. “Did you tag the runner?” she asked Tanner.

“Yes,” he replied.

Benson then called the runner out. The opposing coaches protested until she explained what had happened two weeks earlier. Says Benson, “If a kid is that honest, I have to give it to him. T-ball is supposed to be for the kids.”

Homeless Man’s Honesty Pays Back In Spades

By Meera Dolasia on February 22, 2013

On February 9th, 2013, Kansas City resident Sarah Darling was walking along the street when she encountered a homeless man by the name of Billy Ray Harris.Instinctively, she reached into her change purse and emptied out all the coins she had into his collection can. Little did either realize that this small act of generosity, would change their lives forever.

It was not until the following morning that Sarah realized that not only had she given Billy all her change, but also, her platinum and diamond engagement ring that she had placed in her change purse earlier, because it had been bothering her finger. She and her husband Bill Krejci, rushed to the see if they could locate Billy, hoping against hope, that he would confirm her suspicion about where she had misplaced her precious jewelry. Not only was the homeless man in the same spot, he also, immediately returned the ring. The grateful couple paid him back for his honesty by emptying out their pockets of all the cash they had – about $60USD.

However, Bill Krejci, a web designer felt as though he needed to do something more for this amazingly honest man especially, after the story went viral and hundreds of people reached out to see how they could help Billy. So on February 18th, he set up a special page for him on fundraising site Give Forward with a goal of raising $1,000USD in 90 days. In just four days, the donations have ballooned to over $85,000USD and there seems to be no end in sight yet.

If that is not enough, Billy is off the streets and currently living with an unnamedsamaritan. And that’s not all – Thanks to all the media coverage, he was reunited with his older brother, Edwin Harris who he has been unable to locate for 27 years. Not only did the two talk for 45 minutes on the phone, but Edwin is also planning to come get Billy in mid-March and take him to his home in Lubbock,Texas.

All this good fortune just because Billy did the right thing – Return something that did not rightfully belong to him. Honesty is definitely the best policy! If you want to donate some of your allowance to better the life of Billy Ray Harris or just keep up to date with how this heartwarming story ends, check outgiveforward.com/billyray.

Resources: newsyahoo.com, nydaily, huffingtonpost.com

 

 

http://www.dogonews.com/2013/2/22/homeless-mans-honesty-pays-back-in-spades

 

Do You Love Yourself? Here are 12 ways to start!

Do You Love Yourself? Here are 12 ways to start!

Louise L. HayDo You Love Yourself

by LOUISE L. HAY

The wonderful adventure of self-love.

I HAVE FOUND THAT THERE IS only one thing that heals every problem, and that is: to love yourself. When people start to love themselves more each day, it’s amazing how their lives get better. They feel better. They get the jobs they want. They have the money they need. Their relationships either improve, or the negative ones dissolve and new ones begin.

Loving yourself is a wonderful adventure; it’s like learning to fly. Imagine if we all had the power to fly at will? How exciting it would be! Let’s begin to love ourselves now.

Here are 12 Commandments to help you learn how to love yourself:

Stop All Criticism.

Criticism never changes a thing. Refuse to criticize yourself. Accept yourself exactly as you are. Everybody changes. When you criticize yourself, your changes are negative. When you approve of yourself, your changes are positive.

Forgive Yourself.

Let the past go. You did the best you could at the time with the understanding, awareness, and knowledge that you had. Now you are growing and changing, and you will live life differently.

Don’t Scare Yourself.

Stop terrorizing yourself with your thoughts. It’s a dreadful way to live. Find a mental image that gives you pleasure, and immediately switch your scary thought to a pleasure thought.

Be Gentle and Kind and Patient.

Be gentle with yourself. Be kind to yourself. Be patient with yourself as you learn the new ways of thinking. Treat yourself as you would someone you really loved.

Be Kind to Your Mind.

Self-hatred is only hating your own thoughts. Don’t hate yourself for having the thoughts. Gently change your thoughts.

Praise Yourself.

Criticism breaks down the inner spirit. Praise builds it up. Praise yourself as much as you can. Tell yourself how well you are doing with every little thing.

Support Yourself.

Find ways to support yourself. Reach out to friends and allow them to help you. It is being strong to ask for help when you need it.

Be Loving to Your Negatives.

Acknowledge that you created them to fulfill a need. Now you are finding new, positive ways to fulfill those needs. So lovingly release the old negative patterns.

Take Care of Your Body.

Learn about nutrition. What kind of fuel does your body need in order to have optimum energy and vitality? Learn about exercise. What kind of exercise do you enjoy? Cherish and revere the temple you live in.

Do Mirror Work.

Look into your eyes often. Express this growing sense of love you have for yourself. Forgive yourself while looking into the mirror. Talk to your parents while looking into the mirror. Forgive them, too. At least once a day, say, “I love you, I really love you!”

Love Yourself . . . Do It Now.

Don’t wait until you get well, or lose the weight, or get the new job, or find the new relationship. Begin now—and do the best you can.

Have Fun.

Remember the things that gave you joy as a child. Incorporate them into your life now. Find a way to have fun with everything you do. Let yourself express the joy of living. Smile. Laugh. Rejoice, and the Universe rejoices with you!

Louise L. Hay, the author of the international bestseller You Can Heal Your Life, is a metaphysical lecturer and teacher with more than 50 million books sold worldwide. For more than 30 years, she has helped people throughout the world discover and implement the full potential of their own creative powers for personal growth and self-healing. She has appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Showand many other TV and radio programs both in the U.S. and abroad.

Is it a bird? A plane? No, it’s CAPTAIN CHARACTER!

Is it a bird? A plane? No, it’s CAPTAIN CHARACTER!

September 4, 2013
Staff photos by Steve Muscatello , The Journal

Captain Character, also known as Principal Les Koppendrayer, crashes through a paper sign at the beginning of a Character Counts assembly on the first day of school at Washington Elementary School in New Ulm Tuesday.

The event is to promote good character by focusing on six pillars: Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring and Citizenship. A Character Counts trophy will be awarded weekly to a classroom that is being recognized for good character.

For more photos of this event go to cu.nujournal.com

 

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