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Mercedes Benz Armor Protection for Black Men #hiphop

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When I say protect ya neck, I mean it. Here’s the specs on the Mercedes Benz armored vehicle. This car will protect you from 9 MM and .44 Magnums. This will keep Plaxico and others safe. Do it now. Don’t go to jail. I’m serious.

Mercedes Benz Armored Vehicle E-guard

Mercedes Benz Armored Vehicle E-guard

“A brother of the Mercedes-Benz S Guard, the E Guard class represents itself as very safe, reliable and luxurious armored car which comes fully armored from a production line. The B4 protection level protects passengers from hand guns such as 9mm gun, 0.357 Magnum, 0.44 Magnum with speeds up to 440 m/s.

Production of the model series W 211 started in the year 2002 and continues until today (2007). The E Guard models use 4 types of engine; the E320 and E500 (both of which were released in 2002*), E350 (2005*) and E320 CDI (2006*). Unlike the S 600 Guard class with B6/B7 armoring protection and speed electronically limited to 210 km/h, the E class’ weight is 2580 kgs (see the table below for more details) which makes it possible to reach a maximum speed of 240 km/h which is also electronically limited.

Due to it’s armor weight, the Mercedes-Benz E Guard cars use the Anti-Dive system which prevents the vehicle suspension from deflecting. Such deflects are caused by braking, when the front wheels and wheelbase get put under enormous pressure. Naturally, similar forces develop on the rear wheels and wheelbase during the acceleration process which is why the Anti-Squat system is also used there. Anti-Squat is simply the same system as Anti-Dive, but designed for the rear.”

Protect Ya Neck out there

Protect Ya Neck out there

Why would Lamar Odom marry Khloe Kardashian?

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I mean, what’s the appeal? Ok. She’s relatively unknown other than a reality show. Why would a Los Angeles Lakers World Champion marry someone like Khloe Kardashian? I watched this show this past week and saw singer Omarion pleading with this lady and wanting to shift from being friends for seven years into a relationship. This dude actually seemed hurt that she didn’t want to be more than friends. I asked myself, “Why would someone be that into Khloe Kardashian?”

Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom Pictured

Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom Pictured

I then see the news yesterday that NBA Los Angeles Laker and World Champion Lamar Odom has proposed to this chick and they are getting married this upcoming Sunday. I was appalled and could not figure out why. It’s not like Lamar Odom needs hype and needs notoriety the way Omarion does. Omarion’s career is in the dumps. He needed Khloe Kardashian to lift him out of obscurity and make his career pop off again. But Lamar Odom? What does he need Khloe for? I came to the conclusion that he must love her.

LA Laker World Champion Lamar Odom to marry Khloe Kardashian?

LA Laker World Champion Lamar Odom to marry Khloe Kardashian?

They’ve known each other for a month according to reports. Why would you make $10,000,000 per year and marry Khloe Kardashian? What is the appeal? Does Lamar Odom think she has money so therefore she won’t mess up his money when they divorce next year? But wait a minute. Her dad, Robert Kardashian, was a great lawyer who worked on the O.J. Simpson case. I think, had she not been pregnant, Lamar Odom would have been better off marrying this hottie, Kourtney Kardashian.

Kourtney Kardashian pictured should have married Lamar Odom

Kourtney Kardashian pictured should have married Lamar Odom

If Lamar Odom wanted a Kardashian and not go after Reggie Bush’s ex Kim Kardashian, his best pick would have been Kourtney —>>>>. Kourtney is crazy hot and Kim is kind of average. Not that looks are everything but this whole union smells of something more than love to begin with. Just like when Omarion was pushing up like crazy. On TV it seemed as though he was sincere but then it looked much more contrived than anything because he was pushing so hard to get her.
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How To Avoid Being Outsourced Out Of A Job

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With the economy the way that it is, there is no avoiding getting outsourced. All companies are trying to reduce overhead and save money. The first way to do this is to cut salaries, cut positions, and get rid of jobs or have the jobs sent to a country where labor is cheap.

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The only real way of countering this outsourcing problem is to make sure that you have skills or work in an industry or position where you cannot do the work in another location or country. If you’re thinking your job might be outsourced you need to keep all of your options open. If the company looks like they’re moving jobs away, they are. The first step is to NOT be in denial of this process.

When a corporation tells you they are moving to another country and downsizing, don’t believe that you are so special that they are going to keep you there. One day, they are simply going to come in and give you a 5 day notice. Corporations do this so that they keep you loyal and keep you in the job until they can gracefully move the job.

You must look for another job asap and don’t rest on your laurels. Too many Americans rest thinking that this will never happen to them. Many people on Wall Street felt this same way and my friends who work on Wall Street have been without a job or income for a year at times. You can’t rest. They will end the job. Be prepared by looking now or launching a business and really going hard on your business.

Gerard Spinks is the CEO of Spinks Industries; a web original content producer and online marketing agency based in Atlanta, GA USA.

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October 27, 2009 at 8:30 am

The Guide To Surviving An Economic Tsunami

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A real Tsunami or massive flood like the one that hit New Orleans impacts low lying areas first and foremost with complete and total destruction. The same thing holds true for economic tsunamis. The economic kind first rears it’s head and impacts those who are economically and sometimes mentally in low-lying areas.

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To survive this, we need to move from economic low levels to medium or higher levels up the economic ladder. We must be focused on getting out of low-lying mental areas that will always be destroyed first. To get out of flat areas, you must first be focused on getting out. This means that you cannot become comfortable with the low level. You must recognize that the low level will always get destroyed and it’s only a matter of time before you sit right in the eye of the storm unable to move out of the path of destruction.

The first step is awareness and a non-acceptance of the condition of being in a flat area. The second step is in knowing full well that an economic tsunami will hit. It is only a matter of time. Do not become complacent with this and feel that everything is ok and that you don’t need to get out there. Get out. You must make a plan to get out and move up the economic ladder and improve the life of you and your family.

Now, I know most people are going to say that this is much easier said than done. This is not true. You can get out and move up the ladder. You must be willing to do whatever it takes to do this though. You must be committed to changing yourself and your life. You must be hyper ready for change and you must be prepared to take action right now to move your life out of your present condition.

Gerard Spinks is the CEO of Spinks Industries; a web content developer and online marketing agency based in Atlanta, GA USA. You can get started with a comprehensive marketing plan at http://www.spinksindustries.com.

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October 25, 2009 at 1:49 pm

How To Be A Successful Minority Business

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Innovation is the foundation of getting paid. No matter what industry that you are in, you need to be innovative in order to stand out from a crowd. When many people are trying to do the exact same thing, the only thing that will make someone stand out in a crowded market is your ability to think innovatively and do something totally different.

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All markets are crowded in today’s world. The music industry is crowded with artists who sound alike and who attempt to do the same thing that was successful for the next artist. Teams in The National Football League will see teams get success with a certain type of quarterback, an offense like The Wildcat, or a new defensive scheme, and try to duplicate it exactly to get the same success.

In order to be the one who stands out, you must be the one who creates and innovates the space. If you constantly strive for innovation, you will naturally be a leader. People follow real leaders. People pay great leaders for great work and great leadership. Become the leader and you will undoubtedly have the success that you seek.

Innovation is not only found in technology but most of it is. You can also be innovative with an approach or a strategy to be this leader. This requires new thinking and testing new strategies. Don’t be afraid to branch out and test new stuff and present your ideas to investors. You never know what will become an industry standard.

Gerard Spinks is the CEO of Spinks Industries; a web content developer and online marketing agency based in Atlanta, GA USA. You can get started with a comprehensive marketing plan at http://www.spinksindustries.com.

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October 25, 2009 at 1:33 pm

The Mis-Education of Cash Money

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The bible and my mother used to say “Money is the root of all evil.” To a certain degree, I believe this because greed and the pursuit of cash money has gotten so many young black brothas and sistahs thrown directly in jail.

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Money itself, if used properly, is a great thing. Money can change your life and make life much better and easier. Money attached to good people is great and a great goal to have. Pursuing cash money itself, can get you locked up. I speak to many people in jail in my prisoner outreach program that say that were locked up for pursuing some sort of cash money.

This allowed me to start seeing why my mother used to say that “money is the root of all evil.” I would like to change this and say that greed is the root of all evil. Money is good. Greed is bad and will kill you and all of your dreams. Black people want material items so bad that often times we will do anything to get a watch, a car, some shoes, and some clothes.

This wanting is what leads us on a path of un-righteousness. The images of this cash money done by rappers also leads us directly on this path thinking that because these rappers flaunt it that we now need it just as bad to show that we are powerful just like the rappers are perceived.

Pursuing cash money and walking around with a wad of $100 bills is bad. This is not a good thing. Investing your money is a good thing. Waving hundreds in the air is not what you want to pursue no matter how flashy it looks and feels. The more you wave hundreds in the air, the more people want to take you off the planet and put you in a casket or jail.

Gerard Spinks is the CEO of Spinks Industries; a web content developer and online marketing agency based in Atlanta, GA USA. You can get started with a comprehensive marketing plan at http://www.spinksindustries.com.

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October 25, 2009 at 1:00 pm

The Young Black Guide To Winning

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Believe it or not, African Americans used to be champions of the world in mathematics. We were so on top of math that we mastered it, built pyramids, and the Greeks would come to Egypt to learn from our masters. When slavery rolled around, people knew that the first thing to take away from people is math and reading if you truly want to conquer them and destroy the mind.

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If you want unbridled success, you must harness mathematics and must master Algebra, Trigonometry, Geometry, and Calculus. You must welcome business statistics class and both macro and microeconomics courses. Of course it’s not cool to take any of these classes but what we are dealing with is not who looks the coolest but who comes out on top in the end financially.

If you are 14-25, I need you to focus on school. I don’t care what you don’t have or what you have. Every one is equal when it comes to education. The person who will be able to take care of themselves, have their own home and multiple homes is the person who masters certain components of education.

If you have other dreams of music, sports, theatre, film or whatever, that’s cool too. Focus on mathematics and focus on those other creative aspects of your life as well. Mathematics and business will be the subjects, however, that takes you into the future and builds you into a successful entrepreneur or businessperson.

Gerard Spinks is the CEO of Spinks Industries; a web content developer and online marketing agency based in Atlanta, GA USA. You can get started with a comprehensive marketing plan at http://www.spinksindustries.com.

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October 25, 2009 at 12:42 pm