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  • How Would Mitt Romney's Mormonism Effect His Presidency?

    10/21/2011 6:26:28 PM PDT · by joeclarke · 39 replies
    JoeClarke.Net ^ | 10/21/2011 | JoeClarke.Net
    Glenn Beck, (Former Catholic Mormon) does a pretty good job of exposing the blasphemy of the left, though he has not been a member of the Latter Day Saints as nearly long as Mitt, who did missionary work for the church eons ago. It is certainly fair to examine any candidate's faith, and how that doctrinal faith may effect the decision making process of a head of state. Unless you are a Democrat, President Obama's experience with the Rev. Jeremiah Wright was a great concern. The flap with Wright, and the twenty-some years candidate Barack spent under the tutelage of...
  • Q+A: How does healthcare overhaul affect Medicare?

    03/22/2010 2:34:38 PM PDT · by Nachum · 5 replies · 546+ views
    reuters ^ | 3/22/10 | staff
    (Reuters) - The sweeping healthcare overhaul the U.S. House of Representatives approved on Sunday includes about $455 billion in spending cuts for Medicare and other federal health programs over the next 10 years. Here are some questions and answers about how the reforms will affect the Medicare healthcare program for the elderly. WILL THE LEGISLATION CUT MEDICARE BENEFITS? There are no cuts to the traditional Medicare benefit. The lion's share of spending cuts are in Medicare Advantage -- a program that uses private firms such as Humana and UnitedHealth Group to deliver Medicare benefits. Many of these providers offer extra...
  • How The Health Bill Would Affect You

    03/22/2010 2:26:11 PM PDT · by Nachum · 9 replies · 771+ views
    kaiser health news ^ | 3/22/10 | staff
    Kaiser Health News has a Q & A for consumers, detailing who would have to get health insurance, what programs are available to help them afford it and how the legislation would affect seniors and young adults (Galewitz, 3/21). In a separate article, KHN details the immediate effects of the bill. "The provisions, which could just as easily be called the 'Democratic Incumbents' Protection Plan,' suddenly are everywhere—touted on liberal blogs, on the Rachel Maddow Show, in talking points by Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. They're designed to counter Republican denunciations that the legislation is a government takeover...
  • America Supports You: Warriors’ Injuries Affect Spouses Too

    11/01/2007 5:35:00 PM PDT · by SandRat · 3 replies · 67+ views
    America Supports You ^ | Samantha L. Quigley
    ST. JOHN, U.S. Virgin Islands, Nov. 1, 2007 – The calls family members receive about a servicemember’s injury come out of the blue at all hours of the day and night, and they all have the same general effect. Susanne Rooney and her husband, Army Sgt. Peter Rooney, enjoy the warm weather and water of Jost Van Dyke, British Virgin Islands, on Oct. 20, 2007. The couple was part of a small group of wounded veterans and their spouses who participated in a kayaking trip to the Virgin Islands. Photo by Samantha L. Quigley  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image...
  • America Supports You: ‘Neighbors’ Positively Affect Troops’ Lives

    10/10/2007 4:50:13 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 133+ views
    America Supports You ^ | Samantha L. Quigley
    WASHINGTON, Oct. 10, 2007 – Volunteers with a Northern Virginia military-support group gather twice a month to fill care packages for troops serving overseas. Servicemembers serving in Iraq display some of the goodies the received in a package from Neighbors International Foundation. Items like the stuffed flamingo are given as gifts to local children. The gesture builds friendship between the troops and local citizens. Courtesy photo   (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. “One of our primary focuses for the past few years has been sending care packages to the troops in Iraq and Afghanistan,” said Sharon Rainey, founder...
  • Employee verification system would affect all workers, privacy experts say/'No-work list' predicted

    06/12/2006 10:24:20 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 39 replies · 1,535+ views
    Daily Bulletin ^ | 6/12/06 | Lisa Friedman
    WASHINGTON - Remember the Department of Homeland Security's "no-fly'' lists that erratically flagged 3-year-old children and dozens of men named David Nelson as terrorists seeking to board commercial airplanes? Well, now privacy experts are warning America to prepare for the "no-work'' list. As Congress debates immigration reform, experts say a little-discussed aspect of the bill, mandatory employee eligibility verification, is likely to have a colossal impact on the lives of every person in the U.S. labor market -- citizen and foreigner alike. "Everyone who wants to work will feel this provision,'' said Tim Sparapani, legal counsel for the American Civil...
  • 'Uppers' Affect Men More Powerfully

    04/10/2006 3:41:54 PM PDT · by blam · 144+ views
    New Scientist ^ | 4-10-2006 | Roxanne Khamsi
    'Uppers' affect men more powerfully 20:30 10 April 2006 NewScientist.com news service Roxanne Khamsi The stimulating drugs known as amphetamines have a stronger effect on men than women, a new study reveals. The study is the first to reveal how the release of dopamine, an important nerve signalling chemical, differs between the sexes in humans, says Gary Wand of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, US. He says the findings could help researchers understand why some disorders such as Parkinson's disease and Tourette's syndrome more commonly afflict men than women. Research suggests that men are more...
  • CAPTION THIS! (Parental Advisory Label Properly Applied!)

    01/16/2006 4:51:44 PM PST · by Libloather · 76 replies · 2,119+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 1/16/06
    A group of people dressed as sperm cross a main avenue during a campaign promoting use of condoms in Bogota, Colombia, in this May 18, 2005 file photo. Roman Catholic priests in a Colombian town are furious over a councilman's proposal that people 14 and older must carry a condom at all times to reduce unwanted pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2006. (AP Photo/ Javier Galeano, file)
  • Queens, NY, native helps affect change in Iraq

    11/18/2005 3:44:42 PM PST · by SandRat · 4 replies · 312+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Nov 18, 2005 | Sgt. Ryan S. Scranton
    CAMP BLUE DIAMOND, RAMADI, Iraq (Nov. 18, 2005) -- Sergeant Mohamed S. Salim moved from Guyana to Queens, NY when he was 15 years-old to make a better life for himself and to join the rest of his family. At 27, Salim is again trying to make a better life, only it’s for someone else. Salim is a platoon sergeant with the camp’s guard force. Since his arrival in late August, Salim has conducted nearly 100 patrols through the streets of Ar Ramadi that surround the camp here. “Most of the people I’ve met here are pretty good people,” Salim...
  • Frist: Stock Probe May Affect 2008 Plans

    10/23/2005 11:01:24 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 14 replies · 518+ views
    ap on Yahoo ^ | 10/23/05 | JAMES BELTRAN - ap
    DES MOINES, Iowa - Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist says a federal investigation into his sale of stock in a family-owned hospital chain will affect his decision on whether he will seek the presidency in 2008. Frist, R-Tenn., said Saturday during a visit to Iowa — site of the nation's first presidential caucuses — that he has not lost the public's trust and wants people to "wait for the facts before passing judgment." Before speaking at the Iowa GOP's annual fundraising dinner, Frist told reporters that his visit does not confirm any presidential aspirations. "I've been to Iowa many times,"...
  • PLEASE! STOP POSTING SAME MESSAGE ON ALL BOARDS!

    08/16/2002 7:39:49 AM PDT · by Merchant Seaman · 715 replies · 30,137+ views
    Annoyed Reader
    The purpose of FreeRepublic.com's multiple message boards is to limit the topics for each board to particular topics. Posting the same message on all the boards defeats the purpose of multiple-boards for special topics. It is very annoying to see the same message on every bulletin board. PLEASE! DO THE READERS A FAVOR. STOP CROSS-POSTING YOUR MESSAGES!
  • Easter TV Special Documents Stories of ‘Miracles’ and Changed Lives from “The Passion”

    04/03/2004 1:11:37 AM PST · by miraclesofthepassion · 1 replies · 577+ views
    PRWeb.com ^ | April 2, 2004 | Anne P, Sharp
    LOS ANGELES, April 2, 2004—Jody Eldred Productions today announced it has just completed filming and is in the final stages of production on an inspirational documentary called, “Changed Lives: Miracles of The Passion,” which will air nationwide Easter weekend. With rave reviews from Diane Sawyer on ABC’s “Good Morning America” and Joe Scarborough on MSNBC’s “Scarborough Country,” this one-hour T.V. special was shot in High Definition and documents the true stories of people whose lives have been forever changed by Mel Gibson’s incredible motion picture “The Passion of The Christ.” “I knew instantly that people’s lives were going to be...
  • TV Documentary Seeking Stories About Changed Lives Resulting From "The Passion of the Christ"

    03/19/2004 4:10:10 AM PST · by miraclesofthepassion · 2 replies · 395+ views
    PRWeb.com | March 19, 2004 | Anne
    MARINA DEL REY, CA (PREWEB) March 18, 2004 -- Jody Eldred Productions, a television and film production company in Marina Del Rey, CA is in the final stages of preparing a nationwide television special to air this Easter called, "CHANGED LIVES: MIRACLES OF THE PASSION." The documentary is telling the stories of people forever changed as a result of seeing the film. These visual testimonies will give powerful witness to the life-altering power of Jesus Christ as presented through this incredible motion picture. SEEKING VIDEOTAPED STORY SUBMISSIONS As part of this documentary, the Jody Eldred Productions is asking people to...
  • Volcanic Eruptions May Affect El Nino Onset

    11/20/2003 12:27:38 PM PST · by blam · 14 replies · 395+ views
    Science News Daily ^ | 11-20-2003 | NSF
    Source: National Science Foundation Date: 2003-11-20 Volcanic Eruptions May Affect El Niño Onset A new study by scientists at the University of Virginia (UVa) in Charlottesville and the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, Colorado, suggests that explosive volcanic eruptions in the tropics may increase the probability of an El Niño event occurring during the winter following the eruption. The research was funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). "The El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) is the dominant mode of interannual climate variability on the planet," says NCAR scientist Caspar Ammann. "When thinking about long-term climate, we must ask...