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  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation(Thanksgiving Day 2014)[Prayer]

    11/27/2014 5:38:30 AM PST · by left that other site
    The Holy Scriptures | 11/27/14 | left that other site
    Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation Stand Firm New International Version (NIV) Romans 5:2-5 Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God. More than that, we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, and hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us
  • Vegans and Vegetarians Celebrate Tofurky's 20th Thanksgiving: Senator Cory Booker Talks Tofu

    11/27/2014 5:34:23 AM PST · by sergeantdave
    As Thanksgiving Day approaches, vegans and vegetarians have just one request. Please don’t call it Turkey Day. Instead, hungry eaters on plant-based diets are advocating the consumption of fake bird options, such as Tofurky.
  • George Washington's 1789 Thanksgiving Proclamation

    11/27/2014 5:31:07 AM PST · by The Ignorant Fisherman
    IFB ^ | 11/27/14
    Whereas it is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for His benefits, and humbly to implore His protection and favor; and Whereas both Houses of Congress have, by their joint committee, requested me to "recommend to the people of the United States a day of public thanksgiving and prayer, to be observed by acknowledging with grateful hearts the many and signal favors of Almighty God, especially by affording them an opportunity peaceably to establish a form of government for their safety and happiness:" Now, therefore, I do...
  • 2-Minute Thanksgiving NFL Ad Warns of Rogue President

    11/27/2014 5:29:13 AM PST · by cotton1706 · 2 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 11/26/14 | Greg Hengler
    This brilliant ad is coming to your televisions this Thanksgiving from Conservative War Chest.
  • Thank a White Male

    11/27/2014 5:28:02 AM PST · by Altura Ct. · 4 replies
    Do you like internal combustion engines? Thank a few white men. (Jean Lenoir, Nikolaus Otto, Karl Benz, Rudolf Diesel, Gottlieb Daimler, Emil Jellinek, Henry Ford among others.) Are you a fan of flush toilets and indoor plumbing? Thank white males Alexander Cumming, Thomas Twyford, and Isaiah Rogers Toilet paper? Thank Joseph Gayetty, W.M. How about washing machines and dryers? Thank white males Alva Fisher and J. Ross Moore. “When you’ve got your health, you’ve got just about everything” ran the tag-line in a famous Geritol commercial from the 1970s, and the guys we most have reason to be grateful for...
  • Does Second Amendment apply to the Corps? 11th Circuit to Decide

    11/27/2014 5:24:10 AM PST · by marktwain · 2 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 26 November, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    Army Corps of Engineers Administered Land In the Ninth Circuit federal court of appeals, District Court Judge B. Lynn Winmill ruled that the second amendment does not stop at the boundary of land administered by  the Army Corps of Engineers.   There are millions of acres of wild land and waters involved, as the Corps of Engineers administers enormous projects across America on the waterways. In the 11th Circuit, Judge Harold Murphy in Georgia has ruled that the second amendment does not apply on land administered by the Corps, because the land is all considered "sensitive", like a courtroom, or...
  • How to Thank God as He Has Instructed – A Meditation on Thanksgiving Day

    11/27/2014 5:20:20 AM PST · by Salvation · 2 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 11-26-14 | Msgr. Charlels Pope
    How to Thank God as He Has Instructed – A Meditation on Thanksgiving Day By: Msgr. Charles PopeYour grace and mercy,brought me through.I’m living this moment,Because of you.I want to thank you,And praise you too.Your grace and mercy,Brought me through!On this feast of Thanksgiving (here in America) we do well to ponder how we ought to give thanks to God. Indeed, how can one adequately thank God, who is the giver of every good and perfect gift? Is it really enough to simply kneel and say a prayer of thanks? Perhaps we should run to Church and light a...
  • Snoopy, Nehemiah, and the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade

    11/27/2014 5:16:57 AM PST · by lifeofgrace · 2 replies
    Charting Course ^ | 11/27/2014 | Steve Berman
    I sit in the dark pre-dawn hour on Thanksgiving Day.  No turkey in the oven, kids and wife are asleep.  We will, as many families, be traveling to Nana’s house today for the turkey-day repast, followed by food coma football.  Being the cook in our house, I made a pumpkin cheesecake for dessert and a side dish of roasted root vegetables.  They are supplying the smoked turkey and dressing and all the other fixings.  It will be a glorious day. Our trip to Nana’s will be short by comparison—she lives less than 2 miles away.  Many families have much further...
  • Some in US illegally could get retirement benefits (Social Security for illegals!)

    11/27/2014 5:03:29 AM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 11 replies
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Many immigrants in the United States illegally who apply for work permits under President Barack Obama's new executive actions would be eligible for Social Security and Medicare benefits upon reaching retirement age, according to the White House.
  • An Inconvenient Law

    11/27/2014 4:55:12 AM PST · by Kaslin · 1 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 27, 2014 | Victor Davis Hanson
    There is a humane, transparent, truthful -- and constitutional -- way to address illegal immigration. Unfortunately, President Obama's unilateral plan to exempt millions of residents from federal immigration law is none of those things. Obama said he had to move now because of a dawdling Congress. He forgot to mention that there were Democratic majorities in Congress in 2009 and 2010, yet he did nothing, in fear of punishment at the polls. Nor did Obama push amnesty in 2011 or 2012, afraid of hurting his own re-election chances. Worries over sabotaging Democratic chances in the 2014 midterms explain his inaction...
  • MO Governor ‘Punished’ Ferguson For Refusing to Fire Darren Wilson, Tom Jackson (Nixon Democrat)

    11/27/2014 4:53:47 AM PST · by sr4402 · 14 replies
    gotnews ^ | November 25, 2014 | Charles C Johnson
    Governor Jay Nixon refused to give Ferguson National Guard protection to punish them for refusing to fire Darren Wilson and chief of police Tom Jackson, Gotnews.com has learned.
  • Turkey Day (Turkey jokes and stories about your Turkey cooking disasters and triumphs)

    11/27/2014 4:48:48 AM PST · by Kartographer · 16 replies
    11/27/14 | Kartographer
    Up early just put the turkey in the over well basted with Sam Adams Winter Lager (The turkey is well basted not me!) So I thought I start a fun thread for bad turkey jokes and fun stories about your turkey cooking disasters and triumphs. To start things off: "Why did the turkey cross the road?" "Because it was the chickens day off!"
  • Your Presence as Your Present

    11/27/2014 4:46:47 AM PST · by Kaslin · 1 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 27, 2014 | Jackie Gingrich Cushman
    This Sunday marks the beginning of Advent. It is the season that marks the expectation, the waiting and the preparation for Christmas, the celebration of Christ's birth. It also marks the beginning of the church year, when the readings and the rituals observed throughout the year start anew. However, what I like most about this season is the repetition of things past. Our family traditions include decorating the Christmas tree, making cookies and chocolate treats, cooking a breakfast strata for Christmas morning and Southern dressing for Christmas Day. It's also the time for family Christmas parties, Advent wreath making and...
  • Police: Cab Driver Arrested For Raping Client

    11/27/2014 4:43:32 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 11 replies
    CBS MIAMI ^ | 11/26/14
    A Fort Lauderdale Yellow Cab driver stood in front of a judge Wednesday for allegedly kidnapping and raping his client. A 37-year-old woman visiting from Canada told Fort Lauderdale police on October 9th, at 12:30 a.m., she and a friend were picked up by a cab in the area of the 2400 block of E Sunrise Blvd. Investigators said when the women were in the cab they stopped at an ATM to withdraw money because driver Max Raphael, 29, refused to accept a credit card. When the friend stepped out at NE 3rd Ave. and NE 1st St., Raphael reportedly...
  • Thanksgiving 2014

    11/27/2014 4:42:34 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 1 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror | 11-27-2014 | MOTUS
    For each new morning with its light, For rest and shelter of the night, For health and food, for love and friends, For everything Thy goodness sends. - Ralph Waldo Emerson If you are like me, you have many reasons to be grateful and give thanks this year. Please join me in taking a moment on this day set aside to do so to reflect on how truly fortunate we are and give thanks. May you all have a blessed Thanksgiving. I hope you enjoy your day and the food, friends, family, furry and otherwise, that make it special.Because...
  • Machete-Wielding Robbers Arrested

    11/27/2014 4:34:17 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 2 replies
    NBC MIAMI ^ | 11/26/14
    Hollywood Police have arrested a pair of robbers who they believe stormed into a Sunoco gas station last night armed with a machete to take money from a game full of spare change. Police said they arrested Kevon Michael-Dean Mowatt, 21, and Jeremy Daye Gordon Toylor, 24, on charges for the robbery. Mowatt was charged with robbery with a deadly weapon while Toylor faces charges of robbery with a deadly weapon, resisting without violence, and probation violation. The robber armed with the machete slammed it into the glass case of the machine twice to break it open. As his accomplice...
  • Bloods

    11/27/2014 4:31:42 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 6 replies
    Bloods The Bloods gang originated in the streets of Los Angeles in the 1970s as a response to the Crips and the violence they imposed on the streets. In the 1980s, driven by profits from the distribution of crack cocaine, the ranks of the Bloods swelled, inducing many “entrepreneurial” members to migrate to other cities to set up new markets. The glorification of “gangster life” through movies such as “Colors” also encouraged youth throughout the country to emulate the Bloods culture, symbols and colors. [....] Identification The most common identifiers for Blood members include colors, clothing, symbols, jewelry, tattoos, and...
  • Today's Toons 11/27/14

    11/27/2014 4:24:51 AM PST · by pookie18 · 5 replies
    The Right Reasons ^ | 11/27/14 | pookie18
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  • The Real Lessons of Ferguson

    11/27/2014 4:23:05 AM PST · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 26, 2014 | Mark Davis
    “As a black man, I was disappointed in the grand jury’s decision.” This was one of the first sentences I heard from talk radio callers Tuesday morning, less than twelve hours after the announcement that Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson would not be indicted. The gentleman’s first four words are a perfect indicator of the worst racial problems we face in 2014. He observed the story not through facts or evidence, but through the lens of his own blackness. His ethnicity, not testimony heard by the grand jury, guided his opinion on a case that cried out for objectivity and...
  • 3D ARMY GAINS 5 MILES, SPLITS MAGINOT LINE; U.S. FLIERS SMASH 129 PLANES IN REICH BLOWS (11/27/44)

    11/27/2014 4:21:24 AM PST · by Homer_J_Simpson · 8 replies
    Microfilm-New York Times archives, Monterey Public Library | 11/27/44 | Drew Middleton, Gene Currivan, Dana Adams Schmidt, Tania Long, Milton Bracker, George Horne, more
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  • MO Governor ‘Punished’ Ferguson For Refusing to Fire Darren Wilson, Tom Jackson

    11/27/2014 4:06:46 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 32 replies
    gotnews ^ | November 25, 2014 | Charles C. Johnson
    Governor Jay Nixon refused to give Ferguson National Guard protection to punish them for refusing to fire Darren Wilson and chief of police Tom Jackson, Gotnews.com has learned.
  • Benjamin Watson makes great statement on Ferguson event

    11/27/2014 4:02:17 AM PST · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 7 replies
    Facebook ^ | 25 November 2014 | Benjamin Watson
    At some point while I was playing or preparing to play Monday Night Football, the news broke about the Ferguson Decision. After trying to figure out how I felt, I decided to write it down. Here are my thoughts: I'M ANGRY because the stories of injustice that have been passed down for generations seem to be continuing before our very eyes. I'M FRUSTRATED, because pop culture, music and movies glorify these types of police citizen altercations and promote an invincible attitude that continues to get young men killed in real life, away from safety movie sets and music studios. I'M...
  • Here Are All The Not So Peaceful Protestors Arrested in #Ferguson

    11/27/2014 4:01:35 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 22 replies
    gotnews ^ | November 25, 2014 | Charles C. Johnson
    Gotnews.com has obtained a list of the names of all those arrested for looting, rioting in Ferguson. Contrary to several press reports, the overwhelming majority of the alleged criminals come from the Ferguson or St. Louis-area. Many come from the Ferguson projects.
  • Stone age axe found with wood handle

    11/27/2014 4:00:56 AM PST · by Natufian · 9 replies
    BBC ^ | 11/25/2014 | N/A
    Archaeologists in Denmark have uncovered an incredibly rare find: a stone age axe held within its wooden handle. The 5,500-year-old Neolithic axe was found during archaeological surveys ahead of a multi-billion euro tunnel project. The axe seems to have been jammed into what was once the seabed, perhaps as part of a ritual offering. The lack of oxygen in the clay ground helped preserve the wooden handle.
  • BREAKING: Cops: #MichaelBrown Stepfather Inciting #Ferguson Race Riot is Blood Gangbanger

    11/27/2014 3:57:45 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 18 replies
    gotnews ^ | November 26, 2014 | Charles C. Johnson
    Gotnews.com has finally confirmed that Louis Head, the stepfather of Michael Brown, is a member of the Bloods gang. Through text messages a top-ranked Ferguson cop confirmed that Head and the Brown family are members of the notorious street gang. Head called for Ferguson to riot.
  • Ebola vaccine WORKS: Drug passes first-round of trials

    11/27/2014 3:13:49 AM PST · by CorporateStepsister · 6 replies
    Dailymail ^ | 26 November 2014 | Associated Press Reporter
    An experimental Ebola vaccine appears safe and triggered signs of immune protection in the first 20 volunteers to test it, U.S. researchers reported Wednesday. The vaccine is designed to spur the immune system's production of anti-Ebola antibodies, and people developed them within four weeks of getting the shots at the National Institutes of Health. Half of the test group received a higher-dose shot, and those people produced more antibodies, said the study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Some people also developed a different set of virus-fighting immune cells, named T cells, the study found.
  • Unorthodox police procedures emerge in grand jury documents [WashPost Shills for Sharpton]

    11/27/2014 3:12:55 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 14 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 11/25/14 | Jerry Markon and Tom Hamburger
    When Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson left the scene of the fatal shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown, the officer returned to the police station unescorted, washed blood off his hands and placed his recently fired pistol into an evidence bag himself. Those actions, described in grand jury testimony, violated protocols for handling a crime scene and securing evidence, according to experts in policing procedures and Justice Department documents. Wilson’s movements after the shooting were among a number of police actions in the aftermath of Brown’s death that experts said were unusual.
  • Leftists Willing to Fight to the Last Drop of Black Blood

    11/27/2014 3:03:34 AM PST · by Biggirl · 15 replies
    Frontpagemag.com ^ | November 27, 2014 | Ann Coulter
    The riot in Ferguson reminds me, I hate criminals, but I hate liberals more. They planned this riot. They stoked the fire, lied about the evidence and produced a made-to-order riot.
  • Thanksgiving: A Lifestyle, Not A Holiday

    11/27/2014 3:01:30 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 3 replies
    Ligonier ^ | 11/26/14 | RC Sproul, Jr
    It is a sure sign that we are sinners that we tend to be more concerned about what we do than what we are. That is, our guilt or peace oftentimes is the fruit of our own judgment of how often we commit a known sin, less often grounded in what we think and how we feel. I may hate my brother, but if I can keep myself from killing him, well, how bad could I be?In Romans 1 Paul is setting about the business of explaining the universal guilt of men before God. There he answers the telling question,...
  • Economic and Religious Freedom: Mutually Reinforcing

    11/27/2014 2:49:24 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 1 replies
    American Thinker ^ | November 27, 2014 | Samuel Gregg
    If there is one thing we have learned over the past 6 years in the United States, it is the mutually reinforcing nature of different expressions of freedom. No form of freedom--religious, civil, political, or economic--is of course absolute. But unjust infringements (intentional or otherwise) on one freedom can easily result in damage being inflicted upon other spheres of freedom.This is indisputably true, for instance, of religious and political freedom. All totalitarian and most authoritarian regimes usually end up seeking to severely restrict religious liberty. Sometimes this is for ideological or religious reasons. Some religions, for instance, embody very weak...
  • Nat'l Bar Assoc., country's largest black attorneys group, calls for federal charges against Wilson

    11/27/2014 2:12:54 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 55 replies
    The Birmingham News ^ | November 26, 2014 | Leada Gore
    The nation's largest group of African-American attorneys and judges is calling for federal charges to the filed against the police officer cleared in the shooting of an unarmed black teenager. The National Bar Association released a statement questioning the lack of an indictment against Ferguson, Missouri police officer Darren Wilson. A 12-member grand jury declined to indict Wilson, and some groups are pressing the White House to move forward with a Civil Rights investigation. Attorney General Eric Holder told NPR there is not a timeline for the federal investigation but said they "will be conducted rigorously and in a timely...
  • The 20th-Century Dictator Most Idolized by Hitler (Mustafa Kemal Atatürk)

    11/27/2014 1:50:39 AM PST · by dennisw · 7 replies
    thedailybeast ^ | 11.24.14 | William O’Connor
    Stefan Ihrig's exhaustively researched new book, Atatürk in the Nazi Imagination, charts the outsized role that Atatürk and the New Turkey played in the minds of Germany’s Weimar-era far right—an influence that extended through the Nazi years. Turkish Revolution was the most hotly-debated foreign issue in the early 1920’s. Not only did the Nazis model themselves after the Turkish National Movement, but Nazi leaders from Hitler and Goebbels were personally entranced by everything Atatürk did. In the aftermath of World War I, Germans—conservatives became consumed with the idea they had been unfairly treated at the Paris Peace Conference (‘raped’ is...
  • Divorce spells love spells marriage spells binding spells ZOT spells

    11/27/2014 1:49:12 AM PST · by lobowa · 22 replies
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  • Darren Wilson Switched Homes, Preferred Dark Movie Theaters to Avoid Detection

    11/27/2014 1:40:40 AM PST · by BunnySlippers · 12 replies
    CNN ^ | 11/26/14
    "He's had to learn to live in a way that makes him completely unnoticeable. As a consequence, there are several techniques that he utilizes that make that happen," Bruntrager said without elaborating. "It's an odd way to live your life. But for him, it's all about his family." Except for his getting married last month, Bruntrager told The Washington Post newspaper on Wednesday that Wilson mostly stayed out of the public eye. Wilson preferred going to the movies because it was dark, Bruntrager told the paper, jokingly saying that the officer "crossed dressed a lot."
  • # Mike Brown Street Rebels Hope to Turn Violent Protests Into Political Movement (Like the TEA Party

    11/27/2014 1:11:43 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 37 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | November 26, 2014 | Jim Hoft
    RbG Black Rebels, the terror group that put a bounty on Officer Darren Wilson’s head, is hoping the #FTP ([expletive] the police?) will turn into a large political movement like the Obama-hating Tea Party.Of course, we all know who they will caucus with. RbG Black Rebels which calls itself a “Political Action Group and Urban Militia” posted photos of the 7.62 and 9mm ammo they stockpiled in anticipation of the St. Louis County Michael Brown decision.The radical group also threatened Ferguson business owners. RbG Black Rebels @BlackRebels_Stl If any store owner in Ferg/Stl shoots or harms any protesters i promise...
  • The Worricker Trilogies

    11/27/2014 12:49:08 AM PST · by mylife · 8 replies
    PBS ^ | 11/27/14 | David Hare
    Anyone watched this? Rush Limbaugh is watching it and I watched it before him. Call it liberal call it BS, this is a fine bit of writing that tackles serious problems. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/masterpiece/programs/series/worricker-s1/
  • Graphene's Weak Spot May Help Fuel Cells ("Free" hydrogen from thin air?)

    11/27/2014 12:46:55 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 1 replies
    Tech Times ^ | November 26, 2014 | Jim Algar
    A weak spot found in otherwise ultra-strong graphene -- the thinnest, strongest and least permeable material known to science -- could in fact be a boon and could lead to a revolution in fuel cell technology, researchers say. Research at Britain's Manchester University led by Andre Geim -- who shared a Nobel Prize for the discovery of graphene -- has shown that the material is not quite as impermeable as previously though and will, in fact, allow protons to easily pass through it. This quality could be utilized in the future to create graphene membranes that could "sieve" hydrogen gas...
  • Tensions flare between Senate Democrats, White House

    11/27/2014 12:28:27 AM PST · by shove_it · 38 replies
    Reuters ^ | 26 Nov 2014 | ROBERTA RAMPTON
    (Reuters) - Criticism of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law by a top Senate Democrat this week laid bare post-election tensions that could pose challenges for the party in upcoming fights with Republicans over taxes, energy and immigration. In a high-profile speech on Tuesday dissecting Democrats' losses in this month's midterm elections, Charles Schumer, the No. 3 Senate Democrat, listed "a cascade of issues" botched by the White House, starting with Obama's push for healthcare reforms soon after he took office in 2009. Later on Tuesday, the White House took the unusual step of publicly pledging to veto a deal...
  • Nearly 1 in 5 Households Will Celebrate Thanksgiving on Food Stamps

    11/26/2014 11:37:49 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    CNS News ^ | November 26, 2014 | Staff
    Nearly one in five U.S. households will celebrate Thanksgiving on food stamps this year, according to the latest data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture on participation in the Supplemental Nutrition and Assistance Program. Back in fiscal 2000, there were 106,061,000 households in the United States and, according to a USDA report published in November 2012, there was a monthly average of 7,335,000 households—or 6.9 percent—getting food stamps that year. As of this August, according to the most recent data released by USDA, there were 22,729,389 households on food stamps. That equaled 19.75 percent of 115,048,000 households in the country...
  • Lab-grown spinal cords grown in petri dishes for the first time

    11/26/2014 11:12:33 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    The Guardian & Observer ^ | November 26, 2014 | Mo Costandi
    Researchers in Germany have grown complete spinal cords – partly thanks to a gene called sonic hedgehog.As regenerative medicine and stem cell technologies continue to progress, so the list of tissues and organs that can be grown from scratch – and potentially replaced – continues to grow. In the past few years, researchers have used stem cells to grow windpipes, bladders, urethras and vaginas in the lab, and, in some cases, successfully transplanted them into patients. Others are making progress in growing liver and heart tissue; one team in London is busy growing blood vessels, noses and ears; and some...
  • Congress CAN pull financial rug from under Obama's immigration amnesty: Republicans given boost

    11/26/2014 10:59:27 PM PST · by jackal7163 · 17 replies
    Daily Mail MailOnline ^ | David Martosco
    Republican civil war broke out after Obama's Nov. 20 'amnesty' speech over whether the GOP can stop the White House from issuing green cards and work permits Congress's official fact-checkers now say the new Republican majority on Capitol Hill can legally pull the plug At issue is whether immigration authorities can do whatever they want with fees they collect from immigrants, both legal and illegal One congressional aide proposed a hypothetical situation where the Department of the Interior diverted National Parks entrance fees to give 'tap-dance lessons to grizzly bears' 'If we could stop that, we can stop this,' the...
  • Grace & Mercy: The Preludes to a Thankful Heart

    11/26/2014 10:49:57 PM PST · by Making_Sense [Rob W. Case] · 1 replies
    MSMB ^ | November 27, 2014 | Rob W. Case
    What do you think of when you hear the words Grace and mercy? It is common in this day and age to think of the concept of grace as something of a prayer someone might say before they eat a meal, and mercy, as something of an act of restraint in wreaking loss, devastation, or retribution towards someone who committed an act against another person, or perhaps the inability to pay a debt owed to a certain person within a particular time frame. Without God’s grace and mercy, we could never truly experience a heart of thankfulness if we never...
  • Phil Hughes: Australian batsman dies, aged 25

    11/26/2014 10:39:29 PM PST · by moose07 · 25 replies
    BBC sport ^ | 27 November 2014 | BBC
    Australia Test batsman Phil Hughes has died, two days after being hit on the head by a ball. Australia team doctor Peter Brukner said he never regained consciousness and died in hospital in Sydney. Hughes, 25, was carried off on a stretcher at the Sydney Cricket Ground after a short-pitched delivery struck his head, missing his helmet. He had CPR and mouth-to-mouth resuscitation before being taken to hospital and placed in an induced coma. In a statement, Brukner said: "It is my sad duty to inform you that a short time ago Phillip Hughes passed away. He never regained consciousness...
  • A Progressive Guide to Thanksgiving Conversation

    11/26/2014 10:38:02 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    The National Review ^ | November 26, 2014 | Charles C. W. Cooke
    In the great progressive spirit, here are a few tips on how to talk to — and morally improve — your family this Thanksgiving: 1. Your crazy uncle complains in passing that the construction on Redlands Avenue is limiting the flow of traffic to his hardware store, and wonders if the job could be completed more quickly. This must not be allowed to stand. Ask your uncle if he’s an anarchist and if he has heard of Somalia. If you missed Politics 101 at Oberlin, refer to the Fact Cards that you have printed out from Vox.com and explain patiently...
  • Police Respond to Ferguson Rioters (what Police have to put up with WARNING - LANGUAGE)

    11/26/2014 10:37:00 PM PST · by Dallas59 · 9 replies
    Youtube ^ | 11/24/2014 | Youtube
    Video Link Here
  • FDA Finalizes Menu Labeling Rules

    11/26/2014 10:28:43 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 22 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 25, 2014 | Leah Barkoukis
    Thanks to the FDA’s calorie labeling regulations announced Tuesday, major changes will soon be coming to the food and restaurant industries. The regulation itself is nothing new; it became law in 2010 as a provision attached to the Affordable Care Act, but final rules were delayed for the past few years, thanks in large part to heavy opposition from grocery stores, pizza chains, vending machines, convenience stores, and movie theaters. Although some concessions were made, none of these industries were fully spared. By November 2015, these establishments will be forced to post calorie information on menus and menu boards, which...
  • Op-Ed: NYT Editorial Actually Condemns the World, not Israel

    11/26/2014 10:06:12 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 5 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 26/11/14 | Hillel Fendel
    The New York Times published a most unfortunate editorial on Tuesday based entirely on an inaccurate premise.... "It is heartbreaking," the paper's editorial board wrote, "to see the Israeli cabinet approve a contentious bill that would officially define Israel as the nation-state of the Jewish people, reserving 'national rights' only for Jews." The paper implicitly refers to the bill as one that "diminishes the rights of [Israel's] people" and "[denies] full rights to minorities." The proposed bill does neither of these. By granting the Jewish People exclusive "national rights" in Israel, the new bill does not deny civil or democratic...
  • China signs $3 billion S-400 Triumf contract with Russia

    11/26/2014 10:04:55 PM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 7 replies
    Interfax ^ | November 26, 2013
    The first-ever contract for exports of the S-400 Triumf air defense missile system has been signed. "A contract between Rosoboronexport and the Chinese Defense Ministry was signed at the beginning of this fall for the delivery of at least six battalions of S-400 air defense missile systems worth of more than $3 billion," Vedomosti reported on Wednesday. Negotiations on the delivery of S-400 systems to China had been in progress for several years and the Russian Defense Ministry said in 2011 that exports might begin no earlier than 2016 because the Russian Armed Forces would have to be provided for...
  • 20 years ago today: Plano East vs. John Tyler HS Football [video link]

    11/26/2014 10:01:32 PM PST · by FlJoePa · 12 replies
    youtube ^ | 11-26-14 | youtube
    Same link here
  • Scotty McMillan Light Up the Night remembrance set for Thanksgiving

    11/26/2014 9:36:17 PM PST · by beaversmom · 4 replies
    ABC 7 Chicago News ^ | November 26, 2014
    A Norristown, Pa., resident has continued a campaign to remember a little boy who was violently killed and raise awareness of child abuse. Jeff Messantonio is encouraging Facebook users to participate across the country in another Light Up the Night for Scotty remembrance Thursday. Jillian Tait, the mother of Scotty McMillan, and her boyfriend Gary Fellenbaum were charged earlier in the month with the torture murder of the 3-year-old. "Its time to wake up and do something about child abuse, and the time is now. So in honor of little scotty, please join us on November 27th and light a...