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20 Minute Workout—Fitness Made Easy…
By Jill Best

This should come as no surprise. Old studies reveal that active adults are healthier than stationary adults.

But, a new study reports that an adult that sits less than 3 hours a day is healthier than a couch potato or computer nerd.

Just standing will lessen the possibilities of high blood sugar, circulation and high blood pressure. 

So stand as much as you can—and if you can add 20 minutes of exercise to your ‘stand time.’

Adults need about 2 ½ hours of moderate physical aerobic each week. As you gain stamina and are physically able (consult your doctor before beginning any regime) more physical activity like muscle-strengthening is important for overall health.

Warm-up and Cool-down— Warm-up and cool-down and periods are just as important as the exercise themselves. In fact, many times they are a slower, more deliberate form of the rep performed.

Aerobic Activity—can consist of almost anything—mostly depending on your abilities. Endurance activities can be just about anything that gets you off the couch like; running, walking, bicycling, sports, dancing, and swimming. All you need to remember is to get your heart rate up.

Muscle strengthening—after getting in better shape most physicians recommend that an adult add some sort of muscle strengthening routine to their weekly aerobic workout—at least 2 days a week. No specific time is recommended. The adult should do enough repetitions until it would be difficult to do another repetition without help. You can start with one set with 8-10 reps and build to 2 or 3 sets as your body allows. Don’t worry about the weight lifted—effective reps are more important.

Diet—again, not to sound like a broken record but consult your physician before starting any diet or exercise plan. Back to diet, always eat a balanced diet. Consult your insurance wellness plan and you will find most will recommend a good dietician at little or no cost.

Believe it or not—a good diet plan can be as important if not as critical as the exercise. And don’t be put off by the word ‘diet.

In many cases you’ll find that you can eat more than you normally do and actually realize your goals—whether its weight loss or just living better.

So here’s to getting active, healthy and fit with just a little effort.






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By Dick Means

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Steve Bannon has really stepped in it this time despite the speculation of a forgiving Trump by former buddies like Joe Scarborough.

Of all people that have felt the wrath of Trump firsthand, Scarborough should know this isn’t going to blow over in a week. But good ole Joe is predicting a miraculous recovery by Bannon, or at least a live-and-let-live attitude by the president.

The left, the mainstream media, and even a few faux conservatives are using the manuscript of Mike Wolff (Fire & Fury) to question the mental capacity & job fitness of the current resident at 1600 Pennsylvania…something they’ve done since the beginning days of his candidacy.

The same game plan they used on Reagan, and Bush 43. 

Despite the abundant recriminations by the media… the president went ballistic, and elevated the Wolff manuscript to an enemy of the state level [not seen since Osama bin Laden] when he blasted Steve Bannon in an official statement.

The president wrote;

“Steve Bannon has nothing to do with me or my Presidency. When he was fired, he not only lost his job, he lost his mind. Steve was a staffer who worked for me after I had already won the nomination by defeating seventeen candidates, often described as the most talented field ever assembled in the Republican Party. Now that he is on his own, Steve is learning that winning isn't as easy as I make it look. Steve had very little to do with our historic victory, which was delivered by the forgotten men and women of this country.

Yet Steve had everything to do with the loss of a Senate seat in Alabama held for more than thirty years by Republicans. Steve doesn't represent my base — he's only in it for himself. Steve pretends to be at war with the media, which he calls the opposition party, yet he spent his time at the White House leaking false information to the media to make himself seem far more important than he was. It is the only thing he does well.

Steve was rarely in a one-on-one meeting with me and only pretends to have had influence to fool a few people with no access and no clue, whom he helped write phony books. We have many great Republican members of Congress and candidates who are very supportive of the Make America Great Again agenda. Like me, they love the United States of America and are helping to finally take our country back and build it up, rather than simply seeking to burn it all down.”     

A host of mainstream media deriding Wolff’s journalistic integrity span the political realm…even an Obama supporter got in the act;

Bloomberg columnist Joe Nocera tweeted;

“[Wolff] He’s never much cared about burning sources. Can’t imagine that many of those quotes were meant for publication.”

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Former Obama insider turned journalist, Steven Rattner wrote;

“[Steve] Bannon may well have said all that stuff but let’s remember that Wolff is an unprincipled writer of fiction,” adding Wolff’s “a total sleazebag,” in another piece.

In 2004 Michelle Cottles at ‘the New Republic’ wrote about Wolff;

“the scenes in his columns aren't recreated so much as created — springing from Wolff's imagination rather than from actual knowledge of events.”

The New York Times’ Maggie Haberman wrote the books claims are;

“thin but readable,” adding “Well written. Several things are true and several that are not. Light in fact-checking and copy-editing,”

Even Joe Scarborough admits, as well as most of his panel, and much of the mainstream media, the quotes attributed to 200+ interviews are probably from only one source…Steve Bannon.

Scarborough countered his own derision of Trump’s naiveté when he offered up a history lesson. From the Clintons to the Obamas…all fell for the soft-sell by reporters like Wolff.

In the case of the past 3 presidencies the culprit was Bob Woodward of Watergate fame that blistered the Clintons, Bush 43, and Obama administrations. MSNBC’s David Ignacia attributed the access for Woodward, and Wolff to simple hubris.

Even Axios [who got a sneak preview way back in November] questioned Wolff’s veracity with;

“So Wolff's liberties with off-the-record comments — while ethically unacceptable to nearly all reporters — have the effect of exposing Washington's insider jokes and secret languages, which normal Americans find perplexing and detestable.”

Axios founder, Mike Allen also wrote;

“There are definitely parts of Michael Wolff's "Fire and Fury" that are wrong, sloppy, or betray off-the-record confidence.


“But there are two things he gets absolutely right, even in the eyes of White House officials who think some of the book's scenes are fiction: his spot-on portrait of Trump as an emotionally erratic president, and the low opinion of him among some of those serving him.”

Axios/Allen concludes;

“Why it matters: Wolff captures the contempt some Trump aides have for the president and his family. Axios' Jonathan Swan notes that this includes people you see trumpeting their loyalty to him.”

Despite the overwhelming drubbing Wolff gave the president at the apparent hands of Bannon, everyone agrees taking on the president’s family was the mistake that Bannon won’t be able to return from;

Quotes attributed to Bannon;

“The three senior guys in the campaign thought it was a good idea to meet with a foreign government inside Trump Tower in the conference room on the 25th floor -- with no lawyers. They didn't have any lawyers. Even if you thought that this was not treasonous, or unpatriotic, or bad shit, and I happen to think it's all of that, you should have called the FBI immediately. The chance that Don Jr. did not walk these jumos up to his father’s office of the 26th floor is zero.”

Bannon suggested; Melania cried “not tears of joy” on election night, and would not go back to “indiscriminate lunching” as a result of the election.

Ivanka was “dumb as a brick” adding “[Ivanka has] A little marketing savvy and has a look but as far as understanding actually how the world works and what politics is and what it means — nothing,” 

Bannon concluded Trump Jr. would fall prey to Mueller “They’re [special counsel investigators are] going to crack Don Junior like an egg on national TV,””

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders confirmed the notion saying;

“I think, furious, disgusted, would probably certainly fit when you make such outrageous claims and completely false claims against the president and his family. Going after the President's son and in an absolutely outrageous and unprecedented way is probably not the best way to curry favor with anybody,”

The first lady’s spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham told reporters;

“The book is clearly going to be sold in the bargain fiction section,”

Wolff alleged speculation went further…here are just a few of the highlights;

Ivanka Trump “treated her father with a degree of detachment, even irony, going so far as to make fun of his comb-over to others. She often described the mechanics behind it to friends: an absolutely clean pate -- a contained island after scalp-reduction ­surgery -- surrounded by a furry circle of hair around the sides and front, from which all ends are drawn up to meet in the center and then swept back and secured by a stiffening spray. The color, she would point out to comical effect, was from a product called Just for Men -- the longer it was left on, the darker it got. Impatience resulted in Trump's orange-blond hair color.”

“The president maintains a separate bedroom from his wife, according to Wolff, and he ordered two more TV screens for his bedroom, in addition to the one that was already there. And he had a lock put on the door. No one, wrote Wolff, touches anything. The president even strips his own bed. When he wasn't having a 6:30 p.m. dinner with Bannon in the early days of the administration, he was in bed by then, with a cheeseburger, TVs on, and he was calling his friends.”

Trump was “white as ghost” upon learning he’d won the presidency.

“It was during Trump's early intelligence briefings … that alarm signals first went off among his new campaign staff: he seemed to lack the ability to take in third-party information.”

“Or maybe he lacked the interest; whichever, he seemed almost phobic about having formal demands on his attention.”

“Trump didn't read. He didn't really even skim. ... [H]e could read headlines and articles about himself, or at least headlines on articles about himself, and the gossip squibs on the New York Post's Page Six.”

“Some ... concluded that he didn't read because he just didn't have to, and that in fact this was one of his key attributes as a populist. He was post literate — total television.”

“[H]e trusted his own expertise — no matter how paltry or irrelevant — more than anyone else's. What's more, he had an extremely short attention span, even when he thought you were worthy of attention.”

“The organization ... needed a set of internal rationalizations that would allow it to trust a man who, while he knew little, was entirely confident of his own gut instincts and reflexive opinions, however frequently they might change.”

“Here was a key Trump White House rationale: expertise, that liberal virtue, was overrated.”

“[T]he president's views of foreign policy and the world at large were among [his White House's] most random, uninformed, and seemingly capricious aspects. His advisers didn't know whether he was an isolationist or a militarist, or whether he could distinguish between the two.”

“He was enamored with generals and determined that people with military command experience take the lead in foreign policy, but he hated to be told what to do.”

“In the Trump White House, policy making ... flowed up. It was a process of suggesting, in throw-it-against-the-wall style, what the president might want, and hoping he might then think that he had thought of this himself.”

“He spoke obliviously and happily, believing himself to be a perfect pitch raconteur and public performer, while everyone with him held their breath.”

“If a wackadoo moment occurred on the occasions … when his remarks careened in no clear direction, his staff had to go into intense method-acting response. It took absolute discipline not to acknowledge what everyone could see.”

“At points on the day's spectrum of adverse political developments, he could have moments of, almost everyone would admit, irrationality. When that happened, he was alone in his anger and not approachable by anyone.”

“His senior staff largely dealt with these dark hours by agreeing with him, no matter what he said.”

“At Mar-a-Lago, just before the new year, a heavily made-up Trump failed to recognize a succession of old friends,”

The book confirms what we already know about the president being a germaphobic.

It plays into the wheelhouse of the left’s preconceived notion about every republican president since Reagan.

They’re either senile, stupid or both.

If you’re a Trump fan the book will only solidify your position the media is out to get him.

If you’re a Trump hater then it will solidify your position as well.

Either way the president’s actions have secured the successful launch of a book destined for the Times best seller list…a book that had traveled under the radar until now…  



By Jill Best

First things first, who’s genetic testing most recommended for;

Patients with a strong family history of ovarian or breast cancer at any age should be tested.

Remember, men aren’t exempt from breast cancer so they should consider the tests too.

The BRCA testing involves taking a small sample of blood or tissue for the purpose of testing the patient’s DNA.

The test is relatively painless; especially given the life-saving benefits for the patient.

The test will reveal certain genes or mutations linked to the disease which will be used to determine if the patient is a high risk candidate.

You’ve always heard early detection is the key to recovery.

Well, you can’t get any earlier than this!!

Doctors will be able to diagnose the potential condition before cancer can rear its ugly head.

Once a diagnosis is made your Doctor can better choose the right treatment for you!!

Even if you don’t have a family history of ovarian or breast cancer you can opt for the “cheek swab” or “Decode test” to put your mind at ease!

So here’s looking at you kid—hopefully for a long time!!




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By Bill Gray


After a weekend of bobbing, and weaving following the release of a very critical book by Wolff/Bannon the president settled into a benign week of the usual criticisms. The MSM hammered away in what’s become the norm for this president, about his fitness for office, mental stability, and overall demeanor; 

The left didn’t do themselves any favors with their ‘about face’ lukewarm assessments about the veracity of the hated book duo (Wolff/Bannon)…especially after concluding the book’s authors were probably correct since it fit the foregone narrative the MSM had conceived in the early days of the GOP primary.

The bipartisan ‘never Trumpers’ feigned alarm at the ‘troubling demise’ of Steve Bannon (a man they called racist, demagogue, misogynist, and NAZI after calling for his head both figuratively, and literally).

 Looking for even the slightest gaffe, or mistake the anti-Trump crew parsed words over the sale of the London embassy, after the president claimed he wasn’t attending an unscheduled ribbon cutting celebration for the new $1.2 billion facility.

The president claimed he wasn’t going because of the bad deal the Obama administration made on the sale of the old embassy. The left pounced pointing out the decision to move/sell was done in the late days of the Bush 43 administration, despite the fact the actual deal/sale negotiations were done by the Obama administration.

The London papers added their two cents saying it was because of the bad reception awaiting the controversial US president. The White House press secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders wade in assuring the press gaggle it was because no trip was on the schedule…

The left opened the week in an unenviable positon for them…they were forced to ‘normalize’ the president after unprecedented access of nearly an hour, to what they begrudgingly called a successful DACA meeting on Tuesday.

The left ended last week applauding the hated book duo, going as far as to wax philosophically about Bannon’s demise in a host of articles. The ‘never Trump GOP establishment’ got into the act this week with their version of disdain.

GOP regular, and ‘never Trumper’, Cheri Jacobs wrote the best example of establishment ire with a blistering piece in USA Today;

Bannon is a deplorable human being who has no business being in a position of power or having the ear of any lawmaker. But as deplorable as he may be, his destruction by Trump and the sycophantic army Bannon helped incubate should frighten every American.  Why? Because it’s not why he was taken down and kicked to the curb.

Jacobs added; At Breitbart, Bannon created an online haven — a fertile safe space — for white nationalists and anti-Semites. Then he mobilized them behind a reality show host/failed casino owner/conspiracy theorist buffoon who won the GOP presidential nomination, largely because his outrageous clown show was ratings gold.

Jacobs even blamed the right leaning media with a wild eyed conspiracy theory of her own, saying; “Many right-wing media figures, authors and commentators had made their fame and fortune with a Clinton in the White House. They likely wanted a repeat of that success and no doubt believed a Trump nomination ensured a Hillary Clinton win. I’m guessing more than a few publishers have a stale anti-President Hillary book proposal or two gathering dust in a drawer.

Jacobs let her fangs show when she defended her livelihood; “Bannon openly campaigned to tear down American institutions, the Republican Party and the government. His white nationalism was first ignored, then tolerated and even welcomed by some.

Jacobs continued; “Backed by the power of enormous amounts of money from the uber-wealthy Mercers, Bannon and Breitbart were being normalized. They worked to normalize Trump. Such was Bannon’s ability to infiltrate society with his and Trump’s morally reprehensible attitude,

Jacobs then did her own political somersault in an effort to normalize Bannon saying; Bannon is now ruined because in a few moments of uncharacteristic truth-telling to Fire and Fury author Michael Wolff, he shared the identical sentiments and concerns as his colleagues and most of his fellow citizens. He described suspicions and assumptions that nearly all of Washington, the press corps, Congress and many Americans share: that Trump knew full well his relatives and staff were meeting in Trump Tower with the Russians to get dirt on Hillary Clinton. Conspiracy and collusion.

Jacobs furthered the echo chamber with; “Let that sink in for a moment. When Bannon promoted white nationalism, misogyny, an accused child molester, severe online bullying and conspiracy theories, he was a king to the right-wing media, Trump and most of the Republicans in Congress. But when he dared to tell the truth, when confirmation from an insider could help save the country from the danger, Bannon was cut out like a member of Tony Soprano’s “family” who turned state’s evidence.” 

Jacobs left the reader with an ominous warning; It’s one thing for Trump to cut off ties to Bannon. But the wholesale embracing of Bannon’s political slaughter by conservative institutions for this, rather than for his past ugly sins, is quite another. Finally, dropped by the Mercers, and by extension and formally by Breitbart, Bannon is now a man without a country, friends or home. That conveys an ominous message: Do not criticize this American president or you will be destroyed,”

Hollywood learned its lesson via plummeting ratings, and did a non-political Golden Globes award show Sunday. The only hint a political tone came when they anointed Oprah as the next president after she gave a rousing speech on the ‘Me Too’ movement.  

The president kicked off the week with a series of ill-advised ‘un-presidential tweets’ beginning with his blast of former inner circle guy, Steve Bannon. The president dubbed him “sloppy Steve” and reveled in his dismissal by the uber-rich Mercer family.

The president then taunted the media, the Clinton’s, and any detractor in general with his January 5th offering; “Well, now that collusion with Russia is proving to be a total hoax and the only collusion is with Hillary Clinton and the FBI/Russia, the Fake News Media (Mainstream) and this phony new book are hitting out at every new front imaginable. They should try winning an election. Sad!”

He continued the defense of his presidency the next day, solidifying the MSM’s position the president is ‘too thin skinned’ with a series of tweets about his genius.

The best example of the president’s tweets according to detractors/supporters alike was the January 6th series;

“Now that Russian collusion, after one year of intense study, has proven to be a total hoax on the American public, the Democrats and their lapdogs, the Fake News Mainstream Media, are taking out the old Ronald Reagan playbook and screaming mental stability and intelligence....”

“....Actually, throughout my life, my two greatest assets have been mental stability and being, like, really smart. Crooked Hillary Clinton also played these cards very hard and, as everyone knows, went down in flames. I went from VERY successful businessman, to top T.V. Star.....”

“....to President of the United States (on my first try). I think that would qualify as not smart, but genius....and a very stable genius at that!”

The president took a few victory laps on signing the MLK park order, an authorization to assist drug enforcement/customs with $5m in new equipment, and the booming economy (specifically the low employment in minority communities).

On January 10th the president took aim at Diane Feinstein after she released the transcripts of Fusion GPS’ founder, calling her “sneaky Diane”, and suggesting she broke the law.

On a side note, Feinstein claimed she was pressured…then backtracked saying she wasn’t, and lastly she was victim of a bad cold, which caused the poor judgment.

 The only new information discovered from Feinstein’s unilateral release did more damage to the democrats, after it was learned the GPS CEO claimed he was trying to protect sources. The lawyer for GPS added at least one person was killed because of the dossier, and suggested more could come if congress didn’t proceed judiciously.

The lawyer’s claim seemed inaccurate since no murder has been connected to the release, and security surrounding the document was/is suspect after the dossier was shopped by GPS Fusion to every major news agency in the United States. 

The president sent mixed messages on January11th shortly before the pending vote on the FISA [Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act] 702 extension, after apparently watching a FOX & Friends segment;

 “House votes on controversial FISA ACT today. This is the act that may have been used, with the help of the discredited and phony Dossier, to so badly surveil and abuse the Trump Campaign by the previous administration and others?”

The alleged faux pas caused a storm on Capitol Hill instigating a follow up an hour later; “With that being said, I have personally directed the fix to the unmasking process since taking office and today’s vote is about foreign surveillance of foreign bad guys on foreign land. We need it! Get smart!”

The house passed the reauthorization of the controversial FISA 702 program…the latest version is expected to meet fierce bipartisan opposition in the senate…

However all that changed with a series of forced errors on Thursday by the president, according to detractors;

The president allegedly called a host of nations (with all brown or black citizenry according to critics) “shit holes”.

The White House spokespersons ignored questions about the remark, and issued a benign statement. The latest clam of racism levied against the president was based on statements from at least two unnamed democratic aides that were apparently briefed but not present in the meeting.

Elected officials from both parties, many present when the gaffe allegedly happened were slow to join the discussion that erupted on social media, and along party lines. At first the left was quick to call for the right to condemn the alleged statements without any condemnation of their own. With a slow trickle at first, the bipartisan condemnation oozed forward with the harshest coming from the left.  

The president almost denied the remark on Twitter, saying;

“The language used by me at the DACA meeting was tough, but this was not the language used. What was really tough was the outlandish proposal made - a big setback for DACA!”

“Never said anything derogatory about Haitians other than Haiti is, obviously, a very poor and troubled country. Never said “take them out.” Made up by Dems. I have a wonderful relationship with Haitians. Probably should record future meetings - unfortunately, no trust!”

The so-called bipartisan DACA deal presented yesterday to myself and a group of Republican Senators and Congressmen was a big step backwards. Wall was not properly funded, Chain & Lottery were made worse and USA would be forced to take large numbers of people from high crime.....

“....countries which are doing badly. I want a merit based system of immigration and people who will help take our country to the next level. I want safety and security for our people. I want to stop the massive inflow of drugs. I want to fund our military, not do a Dem defund....”

The president, and his GOP colleagues are continuing what had been a successful narrative on the Democrats holding up budget negotiations for the DACA deal…jeopardizing the military and the nation’s security. However, the missteps have derailed the message, according to experts;

The president tweeted early Friday; “Sadly, Democrats want to stop paying our troops and government workers in order to give a sweetheart deal, not a fair deal, for DACA. Take care of our Military, and our Country, FIRST! …”

The FBI is back in the news after FBI counterintelligence agent, Peter Strzok, and his paramour, bureau lawyer, Lisa Page. The two exchanged numerous texts that critics say confirm they were leaking to the press, and doing opposition research on those they disliked while on duty. The DOJ confirms it has 27 open investigations on leaks, but wouldn’t confirm the agencies or personal targeted by the inquiries…

DOJ demotes Bruce Ohr yet again after it was learned he oversaw the failed Cassandra operation. Our readers may remember the Obama administration has been accused of stonewalling the operation to avoid angering the Iranians during the nuke negotiation talks. Operation Cassandra targeted Iran’s proxy terrorist group Hezbollah, and its known operatives for money laundering/illicit drug sale/smuggling, which was perpetrated inside the US…   

The Clinton Foundation is looking at another round of federal inquiries about misdeeds according to CNN. The new information fizzled out before the election according to the article, but regained momentum with new information/witnesses. The focus is threefold; did the Clintons promise illegal ‘pay for play’ in exchange for access, has the foundation fudged on tax returns, and has charitable donations been diverted for personal use…  


Southern California…a series of unpredictable yet deadly mudslides killed at least 17, with 43 people still missing, and 60+ houses destroyed. The slides occurred as a result of 4+ hours of rain that soaked the bare land after a series of fires stripped the hillsides of vegetation…

Cook County, Illinois…Judge Patricia Mendoza sentenced two teenage boys (both 15) to probation after they pled guilty to one charge of child pornography. The pair, along with another teenager (awaiting trial) raped a 15 year old girl, and posted the assault live on social media…

Tucson Arizona…Arizona GOP congresswoman, Martha McSally is running for the senate seat of retiring colleague, Jeff Flake. McSally called out the GOP establishment, saying; “Like our president, I'm tired of PC politicians and their BS excuses. I'm a fighter pilot and I talk like one. That's why I told Washington Republicans to grow a pair of ovaries and get the job done. Now, I am running for the Senate to fight the fights that must be won — on national security, economic security and border security.”


Berlin, Germany…Chancellor Angela Merkel is close to forming a government with a center left group, Christian Social Union. Merkel had to promise to strengthen EU ties, while curbing immigration from the Middle East…

London, United Kingdom… British surgeon, Simon Bramhall (53) pled guilty to charges he burned his initials into the livers of at least 2 transplant patients when he cauterized blood vessels during surgery. Bramhall was fined about $15k, and sentenced to community service for the assaults…

Beijing, China… Communist Party Police used heavy equipment, and dynamite to destroy what’s been described as the Christian mega church, the Golden Lampstand Church in the city of Linfen. The unexplained move highlights the decades old tension between organized religion, and the atheist government…


Moscow, Russia…an unidentified local man stole a tank and went wine shopping. He drove the vehicle into a store front, and stole one bottle of wine before he tried to escape in the armored (but unarmed) get-away tank. According to witnesses he backed into another store, and crushed a small unoccupied Korean car as he tried to escape. The man was arrested for theft, and DWI…

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Bentonville, Arkansas…Walmart has pulled a T-shirt that promotes violence against the media. The t-shirt had a provocative message printed on it, according to critics; “Rope. Tree. Journalist. Some assembly required.”…

Houston, Texas…Robert Wooten (40) is the most recognizable criminal in the criminal justice system. Wooten has his social security number tattooed on his forehead, and his area code on his throat. Wooten is wanted on a string of armed robberies, and is believed armed & dangerous, according to local police…