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Bill Scott: LVMPD Murder of Eric Scott  

Opperman Report 9-12-14 LAS VEGAS ANTI-GUN POLICY: KILL AND COVER William B. Scott is a former Rocky Mountain Bureau Chief for Aviation Week & Space Technology magazine. During his 22 years with the publication, he also served as Senior National Editor, Avionics Editor and Senior Engineering Editor. He is a co-author of three books: Space Wars: The First Six Hours of World War III; Counterspace: The Next Hours of World War III, and Inside the Stealth Bomber: The B-2 Story. A solo-written novel, The Permit, is based on the murder of his eldest son, Erik Scott. Scott holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from California State University-Sacramento, and is a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School. In 35 years of military and civilian flight testing, plus evaluating aircraft for Aviation Week, he has logged approximately 2,000 flight hours on 80 aircraft types. On July 10, 2010, Erik B. Scott, a 1994 U.S. Military Academy at West Point graduate with an MBA from Duke University, was shot to death by three Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (“Metro”) officers in front of a Las Vegas, NV, Costco big-box store. While many readers will recall that egregious, senseless murder, few know what followed: A jaw-dropping cover-up more typical of the old Soviet Union than America. To every man and woman, who carries a firearm, the Erik Scott shooting is a chilling reminder that billion-dollar companies, such as Costco, have irrational, secret, anti-gun policies that literally kill their customers. Erik, a Boston Scientific cardiac pacemaker sales rep, was carrying a legally registered concealed firearm, while he and his girlfriend were shopping at Costco-Summerlin in Las Vegas. He also had a concealed-carry permit in his wallet, issued by the same Metro police force that killed him. When Erik squatted on the floor to verify that three metal water bottles would fit into a soft-sided, zip-up cooler, a Costco employee spotted Erik’s Kimber Ultra Carry .45-caliber semiautomatic in an inside-the-waistband holster. A civil interchange with a Costco manager ensued, and Erik was told that a Costco policy banned guns inside company stores—although there were no signs to that effect posted outside or inside, and there’s no mention of a gun-ban policy in the membership application. Erik calmly responded that his sidearm was legal and that he had a concealed-carry weapon (CCW) permit on his person. The manager never asked Erik to leave the store, and the two parted on good terms, according to witnesses. The Costco manager reassured a plainclothes security guard, Shai Lierley, that Erik would be leaving soon. For reasons known only to him, the young, cocky Lierley—defying management practices and company policy—placed a 311 call to the local police, falsely claiming Erik “had a gun and was acting erratic.” Thinking an armed madman was barricaded inside, Metro cops rushed to the store in overwhelming force—15 police cruisers, a helicopter, an incident-command team and an ambulance. An inbound Metro lieutenant suggested that Costco managers quietly evacuate the store. Unaware that the evacuation had anything to do with him, Erik and his girlfriend calmly walked out with the crowd, passing three Metro officers waiting at the entrance and exit doors. Costco’s Shai Lierley identified Erik to an agitated, scared Metro officer, William Mosher, who was clutching a semiautomatic, visibly shaking and sweating profusely. Alarmed, Mosher spun around and immediately yelled something, which even nearby cops failed to comprehend. Erik turned to find a frightened, obese cop shouting three conflicting commands. With his left hand, Erik lifted his T-shirt to expose the Kimber, and repeated, "I am armed, I am armed..." Witnesses said he moved his right elbow enough to expose the Kimber. In his right hand, Erik held a BlackBerry cell phone. Mosher instantly panicked and fired two shots with a .45-caliber Glock 21. The cop’s first hollow-point slug struck Erik in the heart; the second went through his right thigh, well below his jeans’ front pocket. Two other officers hesitated a long beat, then fired another five rounds, all into Erik's back. Erik was shot a total of seven times. The five that hit him in the back were fired after he was on the ground, dying. Based on a recording of Lierley’s 311-call, we’ve confirmed that Mosher gave Erik three conflicting commands and fired, all within two seconds. Mosher then knelt on his victim’s back and handcuffed Erik’s hands. Costco had numerous security cameras inside the store and at least four trained on the entrance, where the lethal shooting took place. Violating department policies, Metro detectives did NOT immediately seize the surveillance system's two digital video recorders’ hard disks. They left the critical DVR and hard drive in Costco's control for five days, allowing Costco-Summerlin personnel and the store’s IT contractor to tamper with video data. Five days after the shooting, Metro detectives finally decided to pick up one Costco DVR. After valiant attempts to “recover” critical imagery, the DVR was sent to the U.S. Secret Service’s Los Angeles office, where forensics experts examined it. The experts later testified that 96 percent of the DVR’s data were recovered. The four percent not recoverable just happened to encompass the time Erik was in Costco, as well as the fatal officer-involved shooting. The hard disk’s platter sectors, where that critical four percent of unrecoverable data resided, was physically damaged, as if the disk were running, “then dropped from about chest high,” according to forensic experts’ testimony. Within hours of the shooting, a Clark County Deputy Public Administrator and a Metro cop illegally broke into Erik's condominium and stole several of his firearms. One pistol, a small Ruger LCP, was later produced as "proof" that Erik was carrying two guns. Why two? Because the AMR ambulance crew had reported finding a gun on Erik’s body. The sole gun Erik really was carrying (the Kimber) had already been removed from the corpse and placed on the ground at Costco, still in the holster, as if Erik had pulled it, thereby “justifying” Mosher's murder. In fact, the only item Erik ever had in-hand was his BlackBerry smartphone. In a state of panic, Mosher couldn’t distinguish a BlackBerry from a semiautomatic pistol. He literally executed Erik. There is absolutely no doubt that Erik was murdered. However, integrity-challenged cops of Metro’s “Blue Wall” immediately resorted to post-shooting procedures that are standard practice for hundreds of corrupt Las Vegas police officers: Conceal the facts, destroy and manufacture “evidence,” coerce selected eyewitnesses, and systematically demonize the deceased victim. The cover-up of Erik’s murder-by-cop was aided and abetted by the Clark County District Attorney, an unprincipled union—the Las Vegas Police Protective Association—and wealthy power brokers, who control The Strip. My family filed two lawsuits in federal court—one against the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, the three shooters and the sheriff, Douglas Gillespie, and a second against Costco. For unbelievable reasons, both suits went nowhere. After the second was dismissed, our lawyer said, “I don’t think it’s possible to get justice in this town.” The truth about Erik’s murder and its blatant cover-up is so bizarre that non-Las Vegas citizens would never believe it. Consequently, I resorted to asymmetric warfare. I wrote a novel based on the actual events of my son’s senseless execution. Entitled The Permit, the book is “faction”—truth wrapped in a techno-thriller story. According to reviewers, The Permit is a fast-moving, riveting tale of intrigue, corruption and accountability. Synopsis of “The Permit:” A murder-by-cop victim, “Erik Steele,” was actually a covert assassin for Checkmate, an ultra-secret Department of Homeland Security counterterrorism team. Arrogant, low-intelligence Las Vegas Metro cops had brazenly killed a high-value federal agent. As Metro leaders soon realize, their trigger-happy cretins truly did kill the wrong guy. Metro’s clumsy attempts to cover-up Erik’s execution triggers a deadly campaign codenamed Operation Gold Shield. Activated by the highest office in America, Shield is designed to neutralize INDIGO, a new, dangerous class of domestic terrorist that has killed more Americans since 9/11 than were lost on that modern day of infamy: Rogue cops and their corrupt allies. Shield is launched to prevent the U.S. from erupting in armed revolt. However, the initial targets are those responsible for killing a fellow Checkmate agent, Erik Steele. Integrity-devoid killer-cops, corrupt district attorneys, police union thugs, an unscrupulous sheriff, and even a powerful billionaire are held accountable via advanced, highly classified means, such as tiny missiles with nanoparticle warheads; a microwave-beam weapon that fries a victim; an airborne system that creates “ghosts” in a target’s bedroom; a “black world” fighter aircraft armed with T-Rex, a stunning electrostatic weapon; an acoustic beam that shatters bones and buildings, and a lethal disease that precludes sleep. Ultimately, bodies pile up, government officials run scared and the glitzy Las Vegas Strip is silenced.

How to be a Grownup with Erik Andress: Harder to Kill Radio 043  

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Meet Episode 43's Guest, Erik Andress
I have to give Erik Andress a lot of credit.
Lots and lots of folks email me because they want to be on the podcast, and he's one of two that was a complete stranger to me and earned an automatic yes because of his down-to-earth, authentic, enthusiastic nature. (The other is Maris Degener who was a guest on Ep 31.)
Erik's a teacher, author, and podcaster who's inspiring his students to reach for more and weather tough times with grace.
He struggled with disordered eating, depression and substance abuse for much of his life, but in 2009, he decided enough was enough and decided to integrate holistic care and physical fitness into his daily regimen. He got sober, quit cigarettes after smoking for 14 years, and lost over 100 pounds.
His mission in life is to help young people understand that it is their birthright to be amazing and that they have the tools to do so through the right nutrition, exercise and a transformational mindset.
Erik makes me want to be a better human, and I can't wait for you to meet him.

In This Episode of Harder to Kill Radio, You’ll Learn:

How and why Erik decided to take back his health
The habits he changed to help him get started
Why he started a podcast for his students
Where he thinks we're going wrong with the education system
Erik's thoughts on what it means to be a grownup
What Erik thinks is the key ingredient to build an unbreakable human

Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode:

Erik's website and his podcast, How to be a Grownup
Erik's Instagram | Twitter
My interview on Erik's podcast
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Dr. Erik Seedhouse, Monday, 2-8-16  

Guest: Dr. Erik Seedhouse; Topics: We discussed Erik's book, "SpaceX's Dragon: America's Next Generation Spacecraft" & humans to Mars. Please direct all comments and questions regarding specific Space Show programs & guest(s) to the Space Show blog which is part of archived program on our website, www.thespaceshow.com. Comments and questions should be relevant to the specific Space Show program. Written Transcripts of Space Show programs are a violation of our copyright and are not permitted without prior written consent, even if for your own use. We do not permit the commercial use of Space Show programs or any part thereof, nor do we permit editing, YouTube clips, or clips placed on other private channels & websites. Space Show programs can be quoted, but the quote must be cited or referenced using the proper citation format. Contact The Space Show for further information. In addition, please remember that your Amazon purchases can help support The Space Show/OGLF. See www.onegiantleapfoundation.org/amazon.htm. We welcomed back Dr. Erik Seedhouse to discuss his new book, "SpaceX's Dragon: America's Next Generation Spacecraft." During the first segment of our 1 hour 35 minute program, Dr. Seedhouse opened up by saying that SpaceX had one purpose only, for Elon to go to Mars and bring others there to settle on the Red Planet. During our discussion, Erik received numerous questions by email from Tony and Rome who used the website Disqus program posting on the comments section as his email questions for the guest. Their questions continued through the entire discussion. Also during this initial segment, other listeners had questions about the Dragon V2 flight schedule, other models of the Dragon including those planned for use in Mars missions, Orion, and the Boeing CST 100. Jack sent in a question asking if the SpaceX-Musk Mars mission and settlement rhetoric was different from the rhetoric put forth by the Mars One group. Don't miss how our guest responded to this question. Erik then received questions about the SpaceX Draco rockets but as you will hear, Erik was clear in stating that Dragon V2 was not for Mars and the Mars version of the Dragon was still an unknown. Erik spent a good amount of time discussing the various Dragon configurations so don't miss this discussion. One point Erik made over and over again dealt with the rapid development time SpaceX has incurred for Dragon, especially when compared to the time it has taken the government to develop Orion. In addition, our guest talked about the high costs for developing Orion plus the fact that the CST 100 is for the ISS only, not for going to Mars. In the second segment, Dr. Seedhouse said a goal was needed and Mars was the goal. He was asked about SpaceX plans for Mars, human factors, artificial gravity, and such. Erik said that information was not known but we both talked about anxiously awaiting the SpaceX Mars plans when they are announced later this year at the IAC in Mexico. In this segment, Erik mentioned using a Dragon for a Mars Sample Return Mission. Dr. Dwayne Day called and wanted to know who would pay for the Mars Sample Return Mission. Erik mentioned that NASA might join in given what he has been reading and hearing in the space world but Dwayne pointed out there was no funding for a sample return mission and the Decadal Survey had not planned for the actual return of Mars samples, just the collection of them with Mars 2020. This resulted in an extensive discussion with our guest and caller over assumptions, what SpaceX may or may not be able to do including landing on Mars using EDL techniques. Retro-propulsion came up and was discussed. Dwayne pointed out that SpaceX did not have this talent so he would have to partner with those that had it or bring on employees with this talent. Read the rest of this summary @ www.theespaceshow.com.

Dr. Erik Seedhouse, Monday, 4-1816  

Guest: Dr. Erik Seedhouse. Topics: We discussed his book "Mars Via The Moon" plus timelines for our TRL for enabling a human to Mars mission. Please direct all comments and questions regarding specific Space Show programs & guest(s) to the Space Show blog which is part of archived program on our website, www.thespaceshow.com. Comments and questions should be relevant to the specific Space Show program. Written Transcripts of Space Show programs are a violation of our copyright and are not permitted without prior written consent, even if for your own use. We do not permit the commercial use of Space Show programs or any part thereof, nor do we permit editing, YouTube clips, or clips placed on other private channels & websites. Space Show programs can be quoted, but the quote must be cited or referenced using the proper citation format. Contact The Space Show for further information. In addition, please remember that your Amazon purchases can help support The Space Show/OGLF. See www.onegiantleapfoundation.org/amazon.htm. We welcomed Dr. Erik Seedhouse back to the show to discuss his new book, "Mars Via The Moon." Our 1 hour 51 minute discussion did not have a break due to a very active discussion with Erik and listener emails so we are nonstop for this nearly two hour Space Show program. Erik started the discussion by saying it might take 20-40 years to develop the technologies for our sending humans to Mars. I asked him to elaborate on the 40 year component of the timeline and that opened the door for Erik to discuss the challenges facing humans to Mars. Erik discussed the need for closed loop life support, a tested and functioning EDL system for very large payloads, O2 generation, radiation mitigation strategies, artificial gravity or other microgravity mediation techniques and solutions to vision problems. He also talked about other challenges as well. Keep in mind That at no time did Erik say there were show stopper challenges, just difficult challenges. He also talked about the crew needing to land on Mars ready to start working. He compared and contrasted that requirement with the reality of crew condition coming back from the ISS or the older space shut as often the crew needed to go through a type of rehab to start working again. He said there would be no rehab facilities or help on Mars. Erik then made the case for testing hardware and technologies on the Moon first. He suggested that since we are years if not decades away from humans to Mars, we should use the time to develop technologies, techniques, hardware and procedures for living and working in space on the Moon. As you will hear, many listeners challenged him on this because they said there were too few similarities between the Moon and Mars to render the Moon less than desirable as a Mars training ground and facility. Do you agree with the listeners challenging Erik or do you agree with Dr. Seedhouse? Let us know on the blog. Dr. Seedhouse was asked specific questions about radiation, ISRU, and Mars EDL. Don't miss how Erik handled these questions and concerns. Dr. Doug emailed about first doing a Mars flyby mission and suggested remedies for one vision problem, cataracts. Also in this discussion, Arnold asked about humans going to Venus to settle a cloud city rather than going to Mars. Don't miss what our guest had to say about Venus and cloud cities. We fielded several emails from our friend Gerald Everett in Florida dealing with Red Dragon, cataracts, having ESA do lunar missions and the US lead the way to Mars, on orbit centrifuge studies, and intracranial pressure as one of the vision issues. BJohn also sent in notes about ISRU and he kept trying to make the case that there were too many differences between the Moon and Mars for the Moon to be a good analog for humans to Mars. Read the rest of the summary at www.thespaceshow.com.

TPS91: Master The Art of Podcasting w/ Erik Fisher  

Erik Fisher hosts one of the most popular productivity podcasts in the world, and he is back on this show to discuss how he mastered the art of podcasting. From discovering your passion to honing your skills as an interviewer, we cover the many facets of being a podcast host in today’s media landscape. Cheat Sheet How Erik stumbled onto podcasts in 2005 and his journey to becoming one of the top productivity podcasters in the world The inside story on how Erik started his first podcast (a comedy show) The steps Erik used to improve his podcasting skills and what that did for the success of his podcast Why it is important as a podcaster to listen to other podcasts and improve your craft Why evergreen podcast content is so important for your podcast How to develop your skills as an interviewer and why it is so important to feel comfortable when talking to your guests Erik's story of how deliberate practice helped him improve his podcasting skills (and how you can do the same) The important reason why you should use experiments in your podcast The positive byproducts of doing a podcast How to choose a unique angle for your show that is interesting to listeners Links TPS42: Working from Home w/ Erik Fisher Beyond the To Do List podcast Erik's Pat Flynn interview Erik's Zack Sexton podcast efficiency interview Mastery by Robert Greene Listen Money Matters podcast The Nerdist podcast Evernote Seth Godin Take the Stairs by Rory Vaden TPS31: Procrastinating on Purpose w/ Rory Vaden Rory Vaden on Beyond the To Do List TPS90: Become a Minimalist w/ Joshua Becker How to Launch & Automate a Successful Podcast - The Story of The Productivity Show Book, tool, ritual Book: The More of Less by Joshua Becker Tool: Apple Watch Ritual: Finding time to listen to podcasts Connect with Erik Fisher @ErikJFisher If you enjoyed this episode, subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Sticher, Overcast, PocketCast or your favorite podcast player. It’s easy, you’ll get new episodes automatically, and it also helps the show gain exposure. You can also leave a review! Here's how.

Avsnitt 96 med Erik Lundin aka Eboi  

Shoo! I detta avsnitt sätter vi oss ner med svensk raps kanske allra bästa textförfattare, Eboi AKA Erik Lundin. Ända sen Babak, mamma i huset som heter RMH, gästade oss tidigare i år och lät oss tjuvlyssna på Erik Lundins Suedi har vi väntat, och längtat, efter mer Eboi-material på svenska. I detta avsnitt bjuder Erik på ännu ett osläppt spår från kommande EP:n samt en acapella-vers rappad live i vår studio. Ni hör ju, detta är ett av våra bättre avsnitt någonsin! Förutom all musik blev det ett samtal om språk, identitet, svenskt rap-mode och om Erik faktiskt sydde sin egen mattebok i skolan. Whatever?! xoxo Sånger från avsnittet: 1. Erik Lundin - Suedi 2. Adam Tensta - Dopeboy ft Eboi 3. Erik Lundin - Araba 4. Erik Lundin - Annie Lööf 5. Erik Lundin - Haffla 6. Future - U Deserve It

Erik de Jong Returns!  

Erik de Jong was one of Andy's favorite guests on the podcast, and spoke at length on Episode 15. This one is a bit shorter. Andy & Erik talked via Skype last Saturday, the day before Erik was set to depart Halifax bound for Greenland in his custom steel 50-footer Bagheera, which Erik designed and built himself (he's a professional ship designer, so he can do that sort of thing!). Andy & Erik discuss how the very cool story of Erik delivering some sculptures to an art Student in Nuuk, Greenland came about after the last podcast episode was released. So as I type, Erik is en route to Nuuk, with a cargo of artwork, on a very cool mission! He'll continue sailing north this summer on his Arctic expeditions (still some crew spots left!). Check out bagheera-sailing.com to follow his progress and book a bunk! Thanks again to Erik for joining the show.

Erik Aniliadis - bilmekaniker  

Erik Aniliadis levde sin första år i Ghana, född av en norsk mamma och grek-cypriotisk pappa.

I nioårsåldern flyttade familjen, Erik har två yngre bröder också, till Tuna Hästberg mellan Ludvika och Borlänge. Erik som hade engelska som modersmål hade lite svårt för skolan i början.

Motorintresset vaknade när han kom upp i mopedåldern när Erik och hans bröder började på och skruva med  mopeder som inte funkade.

Så småningom tog bröderna Aniliadis över en mack i Borlänge runt 1980, utan att kunna särskilt mycket om bilar.

- Det var kunderna som lärde oss i början, berättar Erik.

Med åren växte kunskaperna, och både Erik och Roy gick kurser för att lära sig mer om reparationer.

Cirka 1983 köpte bröderna en Shellmack med verkstad i Falun, som blev en "Macken" på riktigt dit stamkunderna kom för att fika och prata bort en stund.

Men lokalerna blev för trånga, och när dom hittade nuvarande verstaden i Elsborg slog dom till.

Här jobbar nu Erik tillsamans med sin äldsta dotter Josefine och reparerar alla möjliga typer av fordon, och på helgerna renoverar dom gamla veteranbilar som egna hobbyprojekt.

 

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Martina Ekstrand - Medberoende, Psykisk Ohälsa, Ångest  

Jag pratar med Martina Ekstrand om medberoende, psykisk ohälsa, ångest och matmissbruk. När Martina var liten så dog båda hennes föräldrar och hon och hennes yngre bror blev placerade i ett familjehem, hennes äldre bror flyttade till eget. I familjehemmet utsattes Martina för mycket kränkningar och psykisk misshandel. Martinas bror började tidigt med droger och där började även hennes medberoende. Martina själv dämpade sin ångest med mat när hon kunde, för mat var nämligen förbjudet att äta för mycket av i det familjehem hon växte upp i. Där så fick hon begränsat med mat och hon fick ofta även höra att hon var fet och ful. Den dagen hon flyttade hemifrån tog maten över. Samtidigt som hon flydde i mat flydde hon även in i ett djupt medberoende till sin bror som var djupt nere i drogerna.

Avsnitt Fjorton - del 2  

Swingout fick en exklusiv pratstund med två av världens mest framstående swingdansare. De internationellt eftertraktade (och universellt beundrade) medlemmarna i Harlem Hot Shots – Rikard Ekstrand och Jenny Deurell. (Del 1 hittar du här)

Jenny Deurell

Förutom att vara med i Harlem Hot Shots skådespelar och sjunger hon också som en gudinna, eller som en jävel – som Swingout brukar säga. Jennys fötter är snabba och hennes aerials halsbrytande, hennes soloblues får oss att både skratta och busvissla. Och när hon dansar lindy ser hon ut som att hon aldrig gjort annat – som att det är så hon tar sig fram för det mesta. Instinktivt och organiskt, skulle en kanske kunna beskriva det. Jenny är helt klart swingens första och skönaste hippie.

Rikard Ekstrand

Medlem i Harlem Hot Shots, pianist i swingbandet Hornsgatan Ramblers och en hejare på stepp. Rikard är en sann inspiratör, en sån som öppnar dörrar och släpper fram folk. Han ser lika glad ut när han dansar med oss elever som när han svänger sina spiror med någon swingstjärna. En kvickfotad och fantastisk socialdansare som finner inspiration i alla. På scenen är Rikard cool som en gurka, elegant som en lipizzaner och tvekar inte en sekund inför att släppa lös sin inre mambokung.

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13. SPECIALPOD: Niklas Ekstrand om Frankrikes insats mot branden i Västmanland  

Med anledning av den stora skogsbranden som härjar i svenska Västmanland sänder Franska podden ett avsnitt om krisarbetet. Den 5 augusti meddelade Frankrikes inrikesminister Bernard Cazeneuve att Frankrike skulle bistå Sverige i bekämpningsarbetet mot branden.  Frankrikes ambassad publicerade samma dag ett pressmeddelande med informationen att Frankrike skickar tre flygplan för att bekämpa branden, plan som är specialtillverkade för att bekämpa ... Read More

FridayFix • author Erik Storey  

Erik Storey's first novel NOTHING SHORT OF DYING drops August 16. The book is getting a big push from his publisher (Simon & Schuster), but Erik is far from the typical novelist.

He came down from the mountains (literally) where he's living in a tent (yes, a tent) to record this, his first-ever podcast. A fascinating chat with this new author.

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Cool stuff we talk about:

Erik's first-ever trip to New York was this year (which he describes as "Crocodile Dundee in NYC"). How growing up in the boonies affected his fiction. Erik used his last $9 to send out the manuscript for this book—something that changed his life forever.

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Svartklädda vita män tar lagen i egna händer  

En fredag i januari drar en skara män genom Stockholms City för att söka upp och misshandla gatubarn från Marocko och Algeriet. Erik är en av dem, hör honom i Randi Mossige-Norheims reportage. Erik har läst i tidningen, säger han, att polisen tappat kontrollen och att det drar runt gäng med marockanska gatubarn och försöker våldta och antasta kvinnor. – Det är ju ett ockupantbeteende, säger Erik. När polisen säger att de retirerar och inte har resurser att ta tag i problemet så blir man så otroligt frustrerad att man vill ta till våld om det skulle behövas.Erik kallar dem som samlas den här kvällen för "vanliga svenskar".– Om vi ser att någon slår en tjej så får vi slå honom helt enkelt, säger Erik. Enligt Erik var de nära nittio personer som försökte ta sig in på Centralstationen i Stockholm för att genomföra det Erik kallar för "patrullering".Men de stoppades av polisen.Christian Frödén jobbar vid gränspolisen och träffar många av gatubarnen. – Det här har vi inte sett på många år, att de här krafterna går ut och med våld ska ge sig på människor från en annan kultur, säger Christian Frödén.Randi Mossige-Norheimrandi.mossige-norheim@sr.seErik heter egentligen något annat.

043 – The New Rebellion – Erik Coover  

“Embracing his imperfect self”. Today David is interviewing a very special guest, someone he loves and supports and like a younger brother to him, Erik Coover. Erik is just 26 years-old, he built a six-figure income with his business while pursuing a degree in Business Communication at Arizona State University in Tempe, Ariz. Erik is passionate about showing 20- and 30-somethings how to create the life of their dreams and freedom from the standard 9-to-5 job. He is an avid golfer, previous Team Captain of ASU’s golf team. Today Erik will Share:  His life growing up with parents in the Network Marketing Industry and what he as learned from them. The Start Movement and who can join and what this is about. His first job while in University. The importance of sharing a gift, building relationships, being authentic in this industry. His love & passion for golf and what he leaned about himself in his golf career. What shifted for Erik and how he embraced this industry. His experience traveling to a third world country and his love for the people. An amazing show you don’t want to miss!  Erik Coover has beautiful energy, his passion and love for network marketing and helping young people is truly EXTRODINARY! Favorite Quotes:  “Life begins at the end of your comfort zone” "It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.” “The greatest revenge is massive success” Favorite books: The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz (Audio CD Edition) (Kindle Edition) The Go Giver by Bob Burg and John David Mann (Kindle) (Audio CD) Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action by Simon Sinek (Kindle Edition) Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’’t by Simon Sinek  (Kindle Edition with Audio/Video) Todays Songs: Happy by Pharrell Williams Times, They Are a Changing by Bob Dylan My Generation by The Who Born to Run by Bruce Springsteen Gotta Get Out of This Place by The Animals To learn more about Network Marketing check out  David’s Network Marketing Mythbusters on youtube here.   Also register for David’s new show & get your 12 Free Videos www.amplifiednetworkmarketing.com 

Episode 80 - Erik Prince: Founder & Former CEO of Blackwater  

In one of our biggest interviews yet, we’re joined by Erik Prince, former SEAL and founder of Blackwater USA. Erik talks about the transition he made from Navy SEAL Officer to founding Blackwater USA. the massively influential and controversial contracting company. He takes on his critics, talks about current foreign policy in the Obama administration, gives us his take on Benghazi, and of course, gets into some of your questions. Erik's book is out now, and it’s called Civilian Warriors. Read Brandon's review of Erik's book after you hear the interview. It was an honor to have Erik on, and thanks to all you listeners and readers of SOFREP forgetting the word out. Your passion for the show is why people like Erik are eager to talk with us. We also get into your e-mails, so keep ‘em coming to sofrep.radio@sofrep.com. Keep a look out for some more high-profile guests of this caliber in the near future!

The Changelog - 65: Code for America with Erik Michaels-Ober and Max Ogden  

Adam and Wynn caught up with Erik and Max, Fellows at Code for America to talk about civic-focused development and open source.

Featuring

Adam Stacoviak – Twitter, GitHub, Website Wynn Netherland – Twitter, GitHub

Notes and Links

Apply now to be a 2012 Code for America Fellow - Deadline is July 31 LSRC V is just around the corner Follow @TheSassWay for your Sass news Code for America enlists the talent of the web industry into public service to use their skills to solve core problems facing our communities. Erik Michaels-Ober is a Rubyist and Fellow at Code for America Max Ogden is also a Rubyist and Fellow at Code for America Erik is using (and improving) the LinkedIn Ruby gem Max loves Underscore.js from Jeremy Ashkenas Max’s GitHub page tells recruiters to get lost. Carl Malamud of Public.Resource.Org aims to make government information more accessible. The Sunlight Foundation, featured on Episode 0.1.3 Code For America’s GitHub page features 120 projects. Rails Admin is Erik’s Rails 3 engine that provides an easy-to-use interface for managing your data Erik and Wynn met through John Nunemaker’s Twitter Gem Faraday is Rick Olson’s slick Rack-like HTTP client library. Mislav Marohni? helps maintain Faraday Want to create your own programming language like Jeremy Ashekenas? Read this book! Max is a fan of Request from Mikeal Rogers Erik is a fan of Sam Stephenson, featured in Episode 0.6.4 Brian Ford, Evan Phoenix, make Rubinius rock. Steve Richert aka @LaserLemon helps out with the Twitter gem. Best username evar. TextMate users: be nice to your Vim friends. The opportunity for Civic Startups Fight for the User Literary Machines is a thirty year old book from Ted Nelson. Open211.org - The Redirectory Project is a free and open directory of social services and resources that anyone can contribute to. Test your Ruby projects against multiple Rubies with Travis Gemcutter powers RubyGems.org Substance.io is an HTML5-based document editor from Michael Aufreiter Be sure and follow Substack on GitHub. Apply now to be a 2012 Code for America Fellow - Deadline is July 31
Kodsnack 210 - Expose yourself to ideas  

Recorded at Gothenburg startup hack 2017, a little celebration of being social around coding. Fredrik chats to first Erik Thorelli of the Gothenburg Sketch & design meetup, then Erik Larkö of the Bring your own project Gothenburg group. Topics stretch from what Sketch is and what it can do for you, over group recommendations, to side projects, where to find ideas and how to get over whichever obstacles we put up in our minds to playing with new things.

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02:19: Sketch & design with Erik Thorelli 22:01: Bring your own project with Erik Larkö

Links Gothenburg startup hack The startup panel discussion Erik Thorelli Erik Larkö The Sketch & design meetup Sketch Bionote Moom Invision Airbnb’s tool to render React components to Sketch Got UX The React meetup Dan Abramov Bring your own project Gothenburg John Carmack Gothenburg lounge hackers Helen V. Holmes - critique is terrifying Purple shopper - the purple things buyer Robopong Purple scout Dark web The Docker meetup Got.λ - the functional programming group Papers we love Titles Two Eriks Not so cluttered as an Adobe app Visualizing what the heck you’re trying to build I spend ten minutes adjusting the battery level DevUX Can I use it for something? Maybe you’ve never designed anything before Appealing, even for me Faster than fiddling around with CSS It helps reduce waste A caricature of a designer and a developer Asymmetrical pair programming and designing A compiler for design Feels weird, but in a good way Semi-empty Github projects I want my Github page to be cool Why do you want to be John Cleese? Dare to fail Be a good person I don’t think I’ve ever finished a project Where do you get your ideas from? I steal them Expose yourself to ideas The world doesn’t need another Pong game, but you need to write a Pong game Developing as a developer

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533 - Erik Marinovich  

This is the typography discussion you've been waiting for with Erik Marinovich from Friends Of Type. Erik has brought lettering to life for everyone from Google to Facebook to Ford as his unbridled passion for letterforms brings their messages to a much more vibrant life. What separates Erik from the pack is that he understands the importance of the message itself and how his typework can bring that to life. With one two three typographic hierarchies, a strong grasp on storytelling, and an unwavering passion for his work its no wonder Erik was a key character in this typographic resurgence amidst a vast sea of uninspired type blocks and pre-textured fonts thrown together more haphazardly than Kanye West's sense of fashion. Sit down and learn from one of the best in the business to start transforming your work into the well thought out, impactful piece you want it to be. Consonants and vowels have never had it so good!

Talking Points

Bringing type into the spotlight. Noodling with custom forms and rediscovering lettering. Life experience that influences your design. Original content and the perseverance necessary to become a better creative. Macro and micro views. Waiting until the last minute to live in the moment and discover your process. Making type talk and losing your loyalty to style. The One Two Three Hierarchy and type instead of typography. Erik Mood Board as a starting point and solving specific problems. From Point A to Point Paid. Untrained eyes that break you out of tunnel vision. Owning the "the" and the importance of representation in the corporate world to explain your value in the marketplace. Giving in to what your best at and becoming a Billy. Type or illustrations of type? The evolution of Blogs, social media, and fixing things at 7000% zoom. Thirty Day Challenges that will kick you in the ass and spark inspiration. Keeping your finger on the pulse of what you like and injecting that directly into your work. Do you have something for actually say? Collecting what you feel in the moment to be the best storyteller you can be. Four things you have to do versus the one thing you want to do and recalibrating your toolset for optimal workflow. Less likes as a metric for what's working better. Learning through your eyes of your children and finding the bird. Custom made letters and the worst misspellings of all time. Jaded from excessive signage and trimming the fat. Dream things to hang in your office and a 1:1 scale brontosaurus.
Att se sanningen - "Eriks" historia  


AVSNITT 41 När ”Erik” drack blev han den härliga och modiga kille han drömde om att vara. Men de roliga kvällarna blev mer och mer destruktiva och slutade med minnesluckor och ångest. Bristningsgränsen var nådd och ”Erik” kapitulerade inför sin alkoholism. Han fann hjälp hos Anonyma Alkoholister, vilket förändrade hans liv till det bättre.   Han var nykter i många år och ansåg sig ha kommit långt i sitt tillfrisknande. Han arbetade på medvetenhet och sökte sig till olika andliga forum där han tankade energi och sinnesro. Ändå tornade det upp sig att han trots detta, blundat för något mycket smärtsamt. En relation med en kvinna som tog honom med storm.   Relationen med kvinnan som ”Erik” dyrkade hade många fina stunder men var destruktivt och han blev illa behandlad. Det var hårda ord, kritik, psykisk misshandel, manipulation. ”Erik” anpassade sig för att se till att kvinnan mådde bra. Han ändrade på sig själv, lånade ut pengar och lyssnade inte på varnande ord från sina vänner.   Känslan av oro var bekant. Han växte inte upp med något beroende, men hans mamma tog mycket uppmärksamhet och precis på samma sätt som han som liten anpassade sig till henne, fortsatte han anpassa sig i relationer till kvinnor. Oron gav starka känslor som han förknippade med kärlek. Oron blev en ”trigger” som fick honom att söka bekräftelse av sin partner.   Rationellt kunde han, precis som med alkoholen, se att hon inte var bra men var helt oförmögen att stå emot. Det blev så pass illa att han helt enkelt var tvungen att avsluta relationen. Det han upplevde då var likvärdiga symptom som den abstinens han haft när han beslutade sig för att bli nykter. Det går att sluta dricka alkohol men det går ju inte att sluta älska.   Idag arbetar ”Erik” med sitt medberoende och han har insett att andlighet handlar om medvetenhet, närvaro och total ärlighet. Något som Erik hade missat tidigare. Man måste se sanningen. Bara då går det att bli fri. www.medberoendepodden.se Musik: Oh, The Ashes!

Möt Erik Holmström som driver Malmö dockteater  

Erik Holmström är regissör, dramatiker och skådespelare och driver nu Malmö Dockteater, där han satt upp Funktionell dumhet, baserad på Roland Paulsens bok Vi bara lyder och just nu spelas Skvalpet. Erik Holmström är född 1981 i Stockholm. Han är utbildad på Teaterhögskolan i Malmö åren 2004–2008 och han var konstnärlig ledare vid Turteatern i Stockholm mellan 2009-2013. Där regisserade han bland annat Gombrowicz Ferdydurke och "SCUM-manifestet" med Andrea Edwards. Han har också satt upp Alfred Jarrys Kung Ubu i Örebro och Mamman på Teater Tribunalen i Stockholm Sedan 2015 driver Erik Holmström Malmö Dockteater, där han hittills satt upp Funktionell dumhet, baserad på Roland Paulsens bok Vi bara lyder och Skvalpet, som är en sorts fortsättning på den. I mars blir det också premiär på Malmö Stadsteater för Vad gör vi här? som handlar om skolan. Även den med dockor. Funktionell dumhet kommer dessutom att sändas i en filmad version på SVTt – en film som nu är under produktion. I april blir det också premiär för Erik Holmströms Automata på Orionteatern i Stockholm, i ett samarbete med Malmö Dockteater. En föreställning helt utan skådespelare.   Erik Holmström valde August Strindbergs Leka med Elden ur arkivet. Föreställningen finns att lyssna på i sin helhet här nedan.

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