Ker Chien-ming Ker Chien-ming ( Chinese: 柯建銘; pinyin: Kē Jiànmíng; born 8 September 1951) is a Taiwanese politician. Early life [ edit] He obtained his bachelor's degree in dental science from Chung Shan Medical University and master's degree in management science from Tamkang University . Political career [ edit]
Robert Kirkman (/ ˈ k ɜːr k m ən /; born November 30, 1978)  is an American comic book writer, screenwriter and television producer. He is best known for co-creating The Walking Dead, Fear the Walking Dead, Invincible, Tech Jacket, Outcast, Oblivion Song and Fire Power for Image Comics, in addition to writing Ultimate X-Men, Irredeemable Ant-Man and Marvel Zombies for Marvel Comics.
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Kirk was born in the Chicago suburb of Arlington Heights, Illinois, and raised in nearby Prospect Heights, Illinois. His mother is a mental health counselor and his father is an architect. Kirk was a member of the Boy Scouts of America and earned the rank of Eagle Scout. In his junior year at Wheeling High School in 2010, he volunteered for the suc...
Turning Point USA
Kirk has been CEO, chief fundraiser, and the public face of Turning Point since its founding. He co-founded the organization in 2012 at 18 years of age. According to The New York Times, he has turned the organization into a "well-funded media operation, backed by conservative megadonors like the Wyoming businessman Foster Friess." TPUSA's activities include publication of the Professor Watchlistand the School Board Watchlist. In 2020, ProPublica investigated the finances of Turning Point USA...
Turning Point Action
In May 2019, it was reported that Kirk was "preparing to unveil" Turning Point Action, a 501(c)(4) entityallowed to target Democrats. In July 2019, Kirk announced that Turning Point Action had acquired Students for Trump along with "all associated media assets". He became chairman and launched a campaign to recruit one million students for the 2020 Trump reelection campaign.The unsuccessful effort led to TPUSA and the Trump campaign blaming each other for an overall decline in youth support f...
Turning Point Endowment
Turning Point Endowment Inc., formed in 2017, is a self-described "supporting organization" whose "mission is to support and benefit Turning Point USA's charitable purposes and long-term vitality."
Kirk is the William F. Buckley Jr. Council Member of the Council for National Policy (CNP), a secretive group "that has served for decades as a hub for a nationwide network of conservative activists and the donors who support them," according to the CNP's September 2020 membership directory leaked in February 2021. He is a spokesperson for CNP Acti...
In October 2020, Kirk began hosting a daily three-hour radio talk show, called The Charlie Kirk Show, on Salem Media's "The Answer"radio channel.
Promotion of falsehoods and conspiracy theories
Kirk promotes the Cultural Marxism conspiracy theory, and has described universities as "islands of totalitarianism." In a 2015 speech at the Liberty Forum of Silicon Valley, Kirk stated that he had applied to the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York, and was not accepted. He said that "the slot he considered his went to 'a far less-qualified candidate of a different gender and a different persuasion'" whose test scores he claimed he knew. He told The New Yorker in 2017 that...
Charlie Kirk has consistently asserted that the concept of white privilege is a myth and a "racist lie". Kirk served on President Donald Trump's 1776 Commission, a response to the 1619 Project." During a September 2021 episode of The Charlie Kirk Show, he called for Texas to create a "citizen force" and have them deport Haitians. Assuming "more hard-right positions", he said that Democratic immigration policies were aimed at "diminishing and decreasing white demographics in America". In Octob...
Kirk has consistently supported the extraction and use of fossil fuels and has falsely claimed that humans have no significant effect on global climate change.
In November 2019, Kirk and Jerry Falwell, Jr. co-founded the "Falkirk Center for Faith and Liberty," a right-wing think-tank funded, owned and housed by Liberty University. Fellows included Antonio Okafor, director of outreach for Gun Owners of America, Sebastian Gorka, former deputy assistant to President Trump, and Jenna Ellis, a senior legal cou...
Kirk was listed on the 2018 Forbes 30 Under 30in Law & Policy. In May 2019, Kirk was awarded an honorary doctorate from Liberty University.
Kirk co-wrote, with Brent Hamachek, the 2016 book Time for a Turning Point: Setting a Course Toward Free Markets and Limited Government for Future Generations (Simon & Schuster). Kirk wrote the 2018 book Campus Battlefield: How Conservatives Can WIN the Battle on Campus and Why It Matters. Donald Trump Jr. wrote the foreword for the book. In a revi...
As of December 7, 2021, The Charlie Kirk Show podcast was ranked as the 21st most popular podcast on Apple podcasts. Kirk's "Turning Point Live" is a three-hour streaming talk show aimed at Generation Z. Turning Point USA's monthly online average has grown to 111,000 unique visitors in 2021.
Kirk is an evangelical Christian. In May 2021, Kirk married Erika Frantzve, a podcaster and businesswoman who won the Miss Arizona USApageant competition in 2012.
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Kirsten began playing football for local team BSG Chemie Riesa in 1972. He joined BSG Stahl Riesa in 1978 before joining the youth academy of Dynamo Dresden in 1979. Dynamo Dresden was a center of excellence (German: Leistungszentrum) and the most prominent club in Bezirk Dresden. It was also the most successful club in East Germany at the time. Kirsten made his professional debut for Dynamo Dresden in the 1983-84 DDR-Oberligaseason. Kirsten played 154 matches and scored 57 goals for Dynamo D...
Kirsten was one of the first East German footballers to enter the Bundesliga after the German reunification. In the German Bundesliga he played 350 matches for Bayer 04 Leverkusen and scored 182 goals (ranked #7 in the all-time top scorer list). He established himself as one of the most dangerous strikers in the Bundesliga, but Bayer Leverkusen regularly ended as runner-up to either Bayern Munich or Borussia Dortmund. He stayed there until his retirement in 2003. He also played in the 2002 UE...
Kirsten's 100 caps are almost evenly split: 49 for East Germany and 51 for the re-unified Germanyin a career which spanned 15 years from 1985 until 2000, with the reunified team being formed in late 1990. Kirsten scored a total of 34 international goals, 14 of them for East Germany. His only major tournaments came late in his career; Kirsten played...
Kirsten's son Benjamin is also a footballer, and has played as a goalkeeper for Dynamo Dresden and NEC.
1. 1 Including 1 match and 1 goal in 1993 DFB-Supercup. 2. 2 Including 1 match and 1 goal in 1997 DFB-Ligapokal. 3. 3 Including 2 matches and 1 goal in 1998 DFB-Ligapokal. 4. 4 Including 2 matches and 2 goals in 1999 DFB-Ligapokal. 5. 5 Including 1 match and 1 goal in 2000 DFB-Ligapokal. 6. 6 Including 1 match in 2001 DFB-Ligapokal. 7. 7 Including 1 match in 2002 DFB-Ligapokal.
International goals for East Germany 1. Score and results list East Germany's goal tally first. International goals for Germany 1. Score and results list Germany's goal tally first.
Dynamo Dresden 1. DDR-Oberliga (2): 1988–89, 1989–90 2. FDGB-Pokal (2): 1984–85, 1989–90 Bayer Leverkusen 1. DFB-Pokal: 1992–93
1. East German Footballer of the Year(1): 1989–90 2. Bundesliga top scorer(3): 1992–93, 1996–97, 1997–98 3. UEFA Cup Winners' Cup top scorer(1): 1993–94 4. UEFA Cup top scorer(1): 1994–95 5. kicker BundesligaTeam of the Season (2): 1996–97, 1998–99
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Crenn, originally from Locronan, was adopted at 18 months by a French couple from Versailles. She spent many summers in Brittany at the family farm. Her mother, a cook with an "adventurous palate, took her young daughter to experience Indian, Chinese, Japanese, and Vietnamese restaurants in Paris." Her father, a politician, would take his daughter ...
Crenn moved to the United States to pursue her culinary aspirations, landing in San Francisco in the late 1980s. Her first restaurant position was at Stars, a prominent restaurant in the city run by celebrity chef Jeremiah Tower. After two years, she moved on to work at restaurants such as Campton Place, 2223 Market, and Yoyo Bistro at the Miyako H...
Crenn sees herself as an artist, referring to her dishes as "poetic culinaria." Katie McLaughlin notes in a profile of Crenn for The Wall Street Journalthat Atelier Crenn "serves a cuisine so visually, texturally, and conceptually inventive it has both delighted and baffled critics and drawn international attention." Crenn is known to treat her sta...
Nonfiction 1. Rebel chef : in search of what matters. New York: Penguin Press. 2020. ISBN 9780735224742. 2. Atelier Crenn : metamorphosis of taste. New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 2015. ISBN 9780544444676.
Family. Vanderbilt. Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt (January 14, 1880 – September 4, 1925) was a member of the Vanderbilt family. He was the father of Gloria Vanderbilt and maternal grandfather of Anderson Cooper. An avid equestrian, Vanderbilt was the founder and president of many equestrian organizations. He gambled away most of his inheritance.
Curzon was the eldest son and the second of the eleven children of Alfred Curzon, 4th Baron Scarsdale (1831–1916), who was the Rector of Kedleston in Derbyshire. George Curzon's mother was Blanche (1837–1875), the daughter of Joseph Pocklington Senhouse of Netherhall in Cumberland. He was born at Kedleston Hall, built on the site where his ...