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  • Growing Crisis: Over 40 Percent of Babies Are Born Outside of Marriage in the US

    05/12/2010 2:53:57 AM PDT · by markomalley · 9 replies · 410+ views
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 5/11/2010 | Msgr Charles Pope
    I want to discuss a very alarming new study that indicates that over 40% of children are born outside of marriage in this country. This situation is growing very serious and needs to be addressed in our parishes and homes. Here is a brief excerpt of the article:The number of children born outside marriage in the United States has increased dramatically to four out of ten of all births. Figures show that 41 per cent of children born in 2008 did not have married parents – up from 28 per cent in 1990. Researchers have concluded that although Christian values...
  • D.C.'s 'Corrupt Bastards Club'

    10/20/2013 8:06:58 AM PDT · by Nachum · 41 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/20/13 | Sarah Palin
    In Alaska we had a group of politicos who chuckled as they dubbed themselves the “CBC,” which stands for “Corrupt Bastards Club.” But it was no laughing matter. I, and many others, took them on. We won. When I served as chairman of our state’s Oil and Gas Commission, I reported on the cronyism of the chair of my own Party, who had been appointed by our governor to that same energy regulating commission. (Click here to see a reporter’s reaction to a short Newt Gingrich interview on the matter.) The whistle blowing resulted in him receiving the largest ethics...
  • Neighbors Want Family's Handicap Ramp Removed

    08/12/2013 8:58:30 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 57 replies
    KKTV.com ^ | August 8, 2013 | Zak Sos
    A handicap ramp in front of a Fountain family's house is in the middle of a neighborhood squabble. Vincent and Heidi Giesegh say their neighbors are threatening legal action if they don't remove the ramp. They say the next door couple is worried that the ramp will hurt the value of their home. The Giesegh's say they need it for their 16 year old daughter Kirsten who has Cerebral Palsy. "As she goes into her spastic modes, we could just tumble down the stairs and both of us could get massively hurt," said Heidi Giesegh. The Giesegh's neighborhood doesn't have...
  • Commander of 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit relieved of command

    07/19/2013 7:08:13 PM PDT · by Chickensoup · 87 replies
    Marinecorpstimes | 07.19.13 | Dan Lamothe
    Go read the url http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20130718/CAREERS03/307180027/Commander-22nd-Marine-Expeditionary-Unit-relieved-command
  • Darrell Issa: House Oversight Committee to depose Pickering and Mullen over Benghazi

    05/12/2013 12:11:33 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 130 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 5-12-2013 | Twitchy Staff
    May 12, 2013 Darrell Issa: House Oversight Committee to depose Pickering and Mullen over Benghazi Twitchy Staff Darrell Issa reports that the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, which he chairs, will depose Ambassador Thomas Pickering and Admiral Mike Mullen over Benghazi....
  • Census Report Shocker (census report details demographic details of non-marital childbearing)

    05/03/2013 7:51:36 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 05/03/2013 | Janice Shaw Crouse
    The issue of "who's minding the kids" is now taking back seat to "who is having the kids." The just-released Census Bureau Report, "Social and Economic Characteristics of Currently Unmarried Women With a Recent Birth, 2011," (SECCUM) describes for the first time the demographic details of non-marital childbearing -- and it is not a pretty picture. The report reveals dramatic increases in non-marital births and is the first Census Bureau report showing the relationship of non-marital births to geographic variations and educational attainment. It is depressing yet unsurprising that with median age of women at first marriage approaching 27 years...
  • New Report: 48 Percent of First Children Born to Unwed Mothers

    03/21/2013 10:16:52 AM PDT · by Morgana · 23 replies
    CNS ^ | Penny Star
    (CNSNews.com) – Calling it “The Great Crossover,” a report by academics and social activists shows that for the first time in history the median age of American women having babies is lower than the median age of marriage – 25.7 and 26.5, respectively. These “dramatic changes in childbearing,” the report states, results in dramatic statistics about American children. Among them, 48 percent of first births are by unwed mothers, and by age 30 two-thirds of American women have had a child, typically out of wedlock. Kay Hymowitz, an author of the report and a William E. Simon Fellow at the...
  • Car Wreck at the White House ("Creeping sense that the bottom has fallen out...no second term")

    06/11/2012 8:41:59 PM PDT · by kristinn · 84 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | Monday, June 11, 2012 | Dana Milbank
    It has been a Junius Horribilis for President Obama. Job growth has stalled, the Democrats have been humiliated in Wisconsin, the attorney general is facing a contempt-of-Congress citation, talks with Pakistan have broken down, Bill Clinton is contradicting Obama, Mitt Romney is outraising him, Democrats and Republicans alike are complaining about a “cascade” of national-security leaks from his administration, and he is now on record as saying that the “private sector is doing fine.” Could it get any worse? Early Monday morning, Obama learned that it could. His aides delivered the news to him that his commerce secretary had been...
  • Michigan GOP Changes Delegate Rules, Gives Primary Edge to Romney

    03/01/2012 5:27:18 PM PST · by Engraved-on-His-hands · 50 replies · 32+ views
    ABC News ^ | March 1, 2012 | Staff
    The Michigan Republican Party voted to break a delegate tie Wednesday night, awarding 16 delegates to Mitt Romney and 14 to Rick Santorum. The decision, which broke a 15-15 tie that would have resulted under the pre-primary interpretation of the rules, caused disbelief at Rick Santorum’s campaign. A spokesman rejected the decision. Even Romney supporters in the Michigan GOP said the decision was unfair to Santorum. “I have this crazy idea that you follow the rules,” said former Attorney General Mike Cox said after a 4-2 vote by a Michigan GOP credentialing committee, according to the AP. “I’d love to...
  • (Bastard Nation) Most Births Among Those Under 30 Are To Unwed Moms

    02/18/2012 12:59:45 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 30 replies
    NYT NEWS SERVICE (Via San Diego U-T) ^ | Feb. 18, 2012 | JASON DEPARLE & SABRINA TAVERNISE
    Most Births Among Those Under 30 Are To Unwed Moms It used to be called illegitimacy. Now it is the new normal. After steadily rising for five decades, the share of children born to unmarried women has crossed a threshold: More than half of births to U.S. women younger than 30 occur outside marriage. Once largely limited to poor women and minorities, motherhood without marriage has settled deeply into middle America. The fastest growth in the past two decades has occurred among white women in their 20s who have some college education but no four-year degree, according to Child Trends,...
  • Kissinger Called Jews 'Self-Serving,' 'Bastards'

    11/19/2011 11:07:03 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 53 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 19/11/11 | Gil Ronen
    Transcripts from 39 years ago show that Henry Kissinger, a Jew who later served as U.S. Secretary of State Kissinger under President Richard Nixon, held anti-Jewish views. In 1972, then-Prime Minister Golda Meir asked Nixon to protest to the Kremlin over its levying of fees for exit permits for Jews who wish to emigrate. The Associated Press quotes Kissinger as calling Jews "self serving" and using the word "bastards" in reference to them. At the time of the events, AP explains, the White House was "defending its strategy of quiet diplomacy" and sought to assure American Jews that Nixon was...
  • McCain: Torture hurt us

    09/12/2011 8:26:04 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 77 replies
    Politico ^ | 2011-09-11 | Abby Phillip
    Sen. John McCain, a critic of President George W. Bush's use of “enhanced interrogation techniques” in the war on terror, reflected on the “issue of torture” a decade after the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. “Abu Ghraib and the torture of prisoners hurt us a great deal and did provide a propaganda tool for our enemies including Al Qaeda,” the Arizona Republican said on "Fox News Sunday." Noting that on the 10th anniversary of those attacks he did not want to dwell on his differences with the current and previous administration, McCain applauded both Bush and President Barack Obama for...
  • Remembrance Archive: Free Republic Threads From 9-11-01

    02/01/2002 9:08:43 PM PST · by Starrgaizr · 473 replies · 41,754+ views
    Free Republic ^ | 9-11-01 | FReepers
    Upon request, I have collected links to many of the earliest threads from September 11, 2001 below. I reviewed threads from the very first FR report (http://www.freeRepublic.com/focus/fr/520255/posts)through thread number 520326. Feel free to add other significant threads, including photo archives. Bumping this thread periodically instead of the original threads will also avoid scaring people with the headlines. Bookmark this thread, and bump it from time to time when the nation and the press seems to forget why we need resolve in the face of evil. Forgive some of the early misinformation and broken photo links, and recall the horror and ...
  • U.S. Backing for World Currency Stuns Markets

    03/12/2011 12:12:53 PM PST · by ex-Texan · 341 replies
    The Micro Effect ^ | 03/11/2011 | Staff Writers
    US Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner shocked global markets by revealing that Washington is “quite open” to Chinese proposals for the gradual development of a global reserve currency run by the International Monetary Fund. The dollar plunged instantly against the euro, yen, and sterling as the comments flashed across trading screens. David Bloom, currency chief at HSBC, said the apparent policy shift amounts to an earthquake in geo-finance. “The mere fact that the US Treasury Secretary is even entertaining thoughts that the dollar may cease being the anchor of the global monetary system has caused consternation,” he said. Mr Geithner later...
  • Blacks struggle with 72 percent unwed mothers rate

    11/08/2010 10:21:24 AM PST · by roses of sharon · 87 replies
    *** The black community's 72 percent rate eclipses that of most other groups: 17 percent of Asians, 29 percent of whites, 53 percent of Hispanics and 66 percent of Native Americans were born to unwed mothers in 2008, the most recent year for which government figures are available. The rate for the overall U.S. population was 41 percent. This issue entered the public consciousness in 1965, when a now famous government report by future senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan described a "tangle of pathology" among blacks that fed a 24 percent black "illegitimacy" rate. The white rate then was 4 percent....
  • ABC News fabricates report to make Joe Miller look like a loser

    11/01/2010 4:19:36 AM PDT · by Suvroc10 · 20 replies
    Examiner ^ | November 1, 2010 | Marc Schenker
    ABC News fabricates a report to make Joe Miller look like a loser. Yesterday, ABC News’ Jonathan Karl alleged in a now-discredited report that Alaska Republican Senate candidate Joe Miller had lost the confidence of the National Republican Senatorial Committee and was thought to be a loser by the NRSC. However, the only big problem with that report of yellow journalism was that none of it was true at all. Clearly, ABC News just fabricated the report to misrepresent that Miller was going to lose, that Lisa Murkowski had the upper hand, and that the trailing Democrat in the race,...
  • My email from the SEIU today: Join us on 10.2.10

    09/14/2010 1:39:11 PM PDT · by La Lydia · 19 replies
    SEIU ^ | September 14, 2010
    Dear friend, Will you join us on 10-2-10: On October 2nd, SEIU will join coalition partners for an historic march in Washington, D.C. for jobs, justice and immigraiton reform. Sign-up to join us for what promises to be an amazing day of action. SEIU will join coalition partners under the banner of "One Nation, Working Together," in a march in Washington, D.C. for jobs, justice and immigration reform. The event promises to be historic and that's why our union wants to make it easy for members across the country to join us. We'll provide the transportation from most metropolitan areas...
  • Feds Hope Veggie Discount Will Stimulate Healthy Eating for Low-Income Families (More handouts)

    08/20/2010 4:43:29 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 56 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8/19/2010 | Judson Berger
    Your parents always told you to eat your vegetables. But if French fries are cheaper than potatoes, cream of mushroom soup is cheaper than portobellos, and a medium pizza is a better buy than a caprese salad, the veggies you can afford might not be so fresh and crunchy. So what if the produce were cheap? That's the question the U.S. Agriculture Department is trying to answer as it launches a test project in western Massachusetts to offer low-income families a 30 percent discount on fresh fruits and vegetables. "There is a lot of very low-cost, processed food products that...
  • Alton mob shoots fireworks at police, firefighters

    07/07/2010 8:03:58 AM PDT · by epithermal · 38 replies · 1+ views
    bnd.com ^ | Jul. 07, 2010 | AP
    ALTON, Ill. -- An unruly mob lured emergency personnel to a housing complex near St. Louis with reports of a blaze, a shooting and other crimes, then attacked them with fireworks and bottle rockets, authorities said.
  • Obama's Thugocracy

    05/22/2010 9:57:11 AM PDT · by ezfindit · 47 replies · 1,441+ views
    FOXNews.com ^ | 5/21/2010 | Andrea Tantaros
    From the G.M. bondholders, to the Black Panthers at polling stations, to ACORN to the mobs showing up at the homes of private citizens, Obama is running a Hugo Chavez-style thugocracy. This past Sunday, in one of the most aggressive and offensive intimidation tactics to date, hundreds of members of the largest union – the SEIU – stormed the front yard of Bank of America deputy general counsel Greg Baer’s home. The angry mob had bullhorns, signs and even broke the law by trespassing to bully Baer’s teenage son, the only one home at the time, who locked himself in...
  • Kagan, Obama, and the Harvard Legacy of Literary Fraud

    05/12/2010 10:40:42 PM PDT · by neverdem · 37 replies · 2,729+ views
    American Thinker ^ | May 13, 2010 | Jack Cashill
    When Barack Obama’s two faculty mentors at Harvard Law got in trouble for plagiarism, they were rescued by Dean Elena Kagan. In 1989, Harvard Law professor Laurence Tribe hired first-year Harvard law student Barack Obama as his research assistant.  After Obama was elected president, Tribe would gush, "His stunning combination of analytical brilliance and personal charisma, openness and maturity, vision and pragmatism, was unmistakable from my very first encounter." Obama had one other prominent mentor among the Harvard faculty, Professor Charles Ogletree, an African American.  In the run-up to the election, Ogletree would enthuse, "I'm so excited about this candidacy...
  • Teens Charged in Phoebe Prince Bullying Case Get Death Threats

    04/16/2010 8:43:09 PM PDT · by Niuhuru · 40 replies · 1,351+ views
    People Magazine ^ | Friday April 16, 2010 07:30 AM EDT | By Judy Rakowsky
    A defense lawyer is calling for calm after death threats have been made against teenagers charged in the death of 15-year-old Phoebe Prince, who committed suicide after she was allegedly bullied by schoolmates. "Not to minimize what happened to Phoebe Prince in any way, but translating this into death threats and public harassment has got to stop," says Colin Keefe, who represents Sharon Chanon Velazquez, accused of tormenting Prince, who hanged herself on Jan. 14. "It's gotten way out of control," adds Keefe, who says Velazquez has been driven temporarily from her home.
  • Fox News; Nelson Rolls, Will Support Obamacare - 60

    12/19/2009 6:20:35 AM PST · by MindBender26 · 115 replies · 4,299+ views
    FOXNews Channel | Allison Cammarotta
    Headline only. Bastards
  • Holdren: Seize babies born to unwed women

    09/30/2009 1:37:13 PM PDT · by Mind Freed · 38 replies · 1,209+ views
    Obama science czar John Holdren stated in a college textbook that "illegitimate children" born to unwed mothers could be taken by the government and put up for adoption if the mother refused to have an abortion. Holdren, director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, argued that "illegitimate childbearing could be strongly discouraged" as a socioeconomic measure imposed to control population growth. As previously reported, WND has obtained a copy of the 1970s college textbook "Ecoscience: Population, Resources, Environment" that Holdren co-authored with Malthusian population alarmist Paul R. Ehrlich and Ehrlich's wife, Anne. The authors argued involuntary...
  • Obama's Dr. Mengele Admits Health Care "Reform" Will Kill Old People Sooner

    07/25/2009 5:12:31 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 160 replies · 3,435+ views
    Flopping Aces ^ | 07-25-09 | Mike's America
    White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel's brother, a physician, appointed to Obama health care job admits killing old people is the only way to cut costs! DEADLY DOCTORS O ADVISERS WANT TO RATION CARE By BETSY MCCAUGHEY New York Post July 24, 2009 Emanuel: Believes in withholding care from elderly for greater good. THE health bills coming out of Congress would put the decisions about your care in the hands of presidential appointees. They'd decide what plans cover, how much leeway your doctor will have and what seniors get under Medicare. Yet at least two of President Obama's top...
  • Romney Emerges as Top Issues Play to His Strength (BARF ALERT)

    07/03/2009 2:50:54 PM PDT · by greyfoxx39 · 41 replies · 1,238+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | July 3, 2009 | Gerald Seib
    Most Republicans have just finished what might be called the spring of their discontent. Not much went right in the first half of the year; not much to cheer about. But not Mitt Romney. For this unsuccessful 2008 Republican presidential contender, it is hard to imagine how events could be moving more decisively in his favor in 2009. One can almost hear him wondering: Why didn't things break this way last year? Let us count the ways that the world has conspired to help Mr. Romney. At a time when the Republican Party is straining to find new leaders, other...
  • Specter's Stimulus Vote Looms Large in Race [with Toomey] [Cornyn supporting Specter]

    04/14/2009 7:19:39 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 29 replies · 1,129+ views
    Likely Opponent In Primary Looks to Tap Anger on Right. BY PERRY BACON JR. PHILADELPHIA, April 13 -- Sen. Arlen Specter's support for President Obama's stimulus package has recharged a political rivalry, setting up what could be a divisive rematch between one of the GOP's leading moderates and a powerful conservative activist. Pat Toomey, head of the anti-tax Club for Growth, stepped down from the post Monday, the first move in what his aides say is an almost-certain run against Specter in next year's Republican Senate primary. In the 2004 primary, Specter defeated Toomey by 17,000 votes out of more...
  • Confirmed: The Obama DHS hit job on conservatives is real

    04/13/2009 10:02:53 PM PDT · by ebiskit · 527 replies · 26,992+ views
    http://michellemalkin.com ^ | April 14, 2009 12:01 AM | Michelle Malkin
    Yesterday, Roger Hedgecock and the Liberty Papers posted an unclassified DHS Office of Intelligence and Analysis report titled:Rightwing Extremism: Current Economic and Political Climate Fueling Resurgence in Radicalization and Recruitment.The “report” was one of the most embarrassingly shoddy pieces of propaganda I’d ever read out of DHS. I couldn’t believe it was real.I spent the day chasing down DHS spokespeople, who have been tied up preparing for a very important homeland security event later today: The First Lady is coming to visit their Washington office. Priorities, you know.Well, the press office got back to me and verified that the document...
  • Michigan Man Who Fathered 14 Kids

    04/12/2009 6:06:28 AM PDT · by Tahoe3002 · 35 replies · 1,685+ views
    FoxNews.com ^ | 25 April 2009
    <p>Print ShareThisFLINT, Mich. — Authorities in Michigan say a man fathered 14 children with different women and owes more than $530,000 in unpaid child support.</p> <p>The Flint Journal reports 42-year-old Thomas Frazier was jailed Thursday. Court records say he owes six years of support payments.</p>
  • Oh, Baby! Big News for Rep. Sanchez

    11/21/2008 4:42:30 AM PST · by Nick Thimmesch · 22 replies · 1,332+ views
    Washington Pregnant ^ | 11-21-08 | Reliable Source
    Linda Sanchez has always stood out a bit in Congress. The SoCal Democrat is by far the House's finest comedian -- sharing wacky tales of dating life on the charity stand-up circuit -- and, along with Rep. Loretta Sanchez, part of the body's first sister act. Now, she's poised to become only the eighth congresswoman in history to have a baby while in office -- and the first to do so while single.
  • An Historic Election

    11/04/2008 8:15:26 PM PST · by reg45 · 69 replies · 3,754+ views
    self | 11/04/2008 | self
    In an historic event today, the United States elected its first illegitimate President. The President-elect, whose parents were never legally married (and whose father abandoned the poor strumpet and her child when his son was only an infant), sets a glorious example to the youth of the world. Shack-up, cohabitate, whatever – it does not matter. Any children you produce, no matter whether you are married or not, can now dream of becoming President. The stigma is now eradicated.All those women who once hid behind a scarlet letter can now proclaim that their marital status – or lack thereof –...
  • NYC Museum Exhibit 'Pokes Fun' at Palin (Where is the Secret Service?!?)

    10/23/2008 6:54:09 AM PDT · by Mr. Jazzy · 18 replies · 19,537+ views
    Newsradio 1290 WJNO website, Redstate.com ^ | October 7,2008 | Paul Westcott
    Here's the catch: People can join the 'photo-op' by donning a vest and gun. The artist admits in the video link that many of the visitors shoot Sarah Palin. But that's okay. She's just a she, not the first black man to run for President. That makes it all okay.
  • Border Agent Struck By Car At Checkpoint

    10/07/2008 6:14:25 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 5 replies · 543+ views
    10News ^ | October 7, 2008
    Four people were in custody Tuesday after a smuggling suspect tried to run over a U.S. Border Patrol agent at an East County freeway checkpoint, prompting the officer to open fire, authorities said. The driver allegedly steered a vehicle carrying suspected illegal immigrants at the federal officer at the Buckman Springs-area citizenship verification station on westbound Interstate 8 about 4 p.m., according to the California Highway Patrol and USBP public affairs. The agent suffered minor injuries, either when struck by the vehicle or while jumping out of the way, officials reported. The federal officer's gunfire caused no injuries, Border Patrol...
  • With bailout passed, lobbyists look to get in the game

    10/04/2008 2:40:25 PM PDT · by BGHater · 2 replies · 272+ views
    The Hill ^ | 04 Oct 2008 | Jim Snyder
    Lobbyists, who had little influence in the development of the $700 billion economic bailout, are angling to play a greater role as Treasury implements the plan and Congress debates how best to strengthen financial market oversight. “This is going to be a big trend, in all honesty, for the next three to five years,” said Rich Gold, the head of Holland and Knight’s government relations and regulatory practice. “This one is very, very big,” said Patrick Oxford, chairman of Bracewell & Giuliani. House Financial Services Chairman Barney Frank (D-Mass.) has already declared the financial services sector in need of “serious...
  • Congress Passes Housing Bill

    07/26/2008 10:25:38 AM PDT · by politicket · 178 replies · 365+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | July, 26, 2008 | Michael R. Crittenden
    WASHINGTON -- U.S. Senate lawmakers on Saturday overwhelmingly passed a broad package of housing legislation, hoping to send a calming message to financial markets and voters amid the ongoing deterioration of the housing market and a growing number of bank failures. Meeting in a rare weekend session, the Senate voted 72-13 in favor of the bill, which includes tax breaks for homeowners, a $300 billion program to refinance loans for struggling borrowers, and a dramatic rescue plan for embattled mortgage finance firms Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Other provisions include an increase in the federal debt limit to $10.6 trillion...
  • Fleeing to Mexico Thwarts Death Penalty (Mexico refuses again to respect US law)

    01/18/2008 8:55:49 PM PST · by Bulldawg Fan · 27 replies · 623+ views
    The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | 1/18/08 | Michelle Roberts
    SAN ANTONIO — A methamphetamine dealer who gunned down a deputy during a traffic stop in Southern California. A man in Arizona who killed his ex-girlfriend's parents and brother and snatched his children. A man who suffocated his baby daughter and left her body in a toolbag on an expressway overpass near Chicago. Ordinarily, these would be death penalty cases. But these men fled to Mexico, thereby escaping the possibility of execution. The reason: Mexico refuses to send anyone back to the United States unless the U.S. gives assurances it won't seek the death penalty — a 30-year-old policy that...
  • BENTON COUNTY : Hispanic moms often unmarried (More illegals to feed in Arkansas)

    11/25/2007 9:17:30 PM PST · by pulaskibush · 41 replies · 1,692+ views
    Northwest Arkansas Times ^ | 11/25/07 | MARK MINTON
    ROGERS — Nearly half of the babies delivered by Hispanic mothers in Benton County last year were born out of wedlock. That was double the rate for white, non-Hispanic mothers in the county. The statistics mirror national trends that have the attention of advocates of all persuasions. Immigration critics warn of looming consequences, from persistent poverty to welfare dependency. The Bush administration also makes the connection: Preventing out-of wedlock pregnancies is a key to its $ 100 million “healthy marriage” strategy for curbing welfare. But in Benton County, the state’s No. 1 home for Hispanic immigrants, health and welfare officials...
  • OUR OPINION: Nation's children being harmed by unmarried adults

    11/25/2007 7:45:05 AM PST · by madprof98 · 61 replies · 376+ views
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | 11/25/07 | Jim Wooten
    Former professional basketball player Jason Caffey had two children with his wife, and at least six other children with women in metro Atlanta, Alabama, Louisiana and Illinois. Professional football player Travis Henry, a Denver Broncos running back with a $25 million contract, has nine children by nine women in four Southern states, including a Lithonia boy fathered out of wedlock three years ago. Caffey, who earned as much as $5 million a season in a 10-year NBA career with the Chicago Bulls, Golden State Warriors and Milwaukee Bucks, filed for bankruptcy in Alabama in August. His wife, who lives in...
  • He'll be dad 6 times, with 6 women

    03/12/2007 5:40:49 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 16 replies · 569+ views
    Cincinnati.Com | Friday, March 9, 2007 | SHARON COOLIDGE
    Link only -- http://news.enquirer.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070309/NEWS01/303090042/-1/all
  • Single-mom bills breed bad policy

    02/19/2007 7:17:48 AM PST · by Graybeard58 · 24 replies · 825+ views
    Waterbury Republican-American ^ | February 19, 2007 | Editorial
    Connecticut has a multitude of social ills, and Gov. M. Jodi Rell proposes to address one the old-fashioned, liberal Democratic way: throw more money at it. Her 2007-08 budget proposal contains $55 million to pay for or subsidize HUSKY program premiums for babies born to mothers without health insurance. Her reasoning is that during her administration, 2,800 babies have been born in Connecticut without health insurance: "That number should be zero." But Gov. Rell's proposal proves that demagoguery doesn't make for good public policy. According to data from government and industry sources, mothers who never have been married are six...
  • Texas boy, 9, stabs 2-year-old girl to death

    12/26/2006 4:15:43 PM PST · by rocksblues · 26 replies · 979+ views
    reuters ^ | Dec 26, 2006 5:14pm | unknown
    HOUSTON (Reuters) - No charges will be filed in the case of a 9-year-old boy who fatally stabbed a 2-year-old girl in a Texas home where a teen-ager was babysitting 12 children, Dallas police said on Tuesday after an investigation. The stabbing occurred on December 22 in a home in southeast Dallas where a 15-year-old was left to supervise at least 10 siblings and 2 other children, including the victim. The toddler, Damya Jefferson, was stabbed twice in the chest by a 9-year-old boy who lived at the house, according to published reports. No charges will be filed against the...
  • Video shows snipers' chilling work in Iraq

    10/20/2006 9:42:12 PM PDT · by World_Events · 47 replies · 1,800+ views
    CNN ^ | 10/19/06 | CNN
    (CNN) -- Chilling scenes from a videotape made by insurgents show the work of snipers in Iraq, targeting and killing American troops, taking them down with a single bullet from a high-powered rifle. The graphic video of 10 sniper attacks was obtained by CNN -- through intermediaries -- from the Islamic Army of Iraq, one of the most active insurgent organizations in Iraq. The deadly tactic is one the U.S. military also uses to take out insurgents. Retired Gunnery Sgt. Jack Coughlin was one of the top U.S. Marine Corps snipers in Iraq and has written a book about his...
  • FBI looks for hats in probe

    09/01/2006 5:03:17 PM PDT · by skeptoid · 18 replies · 1,152+ views
    Anchorage Daily News ^ | September 1, 2006 | MATT VOLZ
    JUNEAU - Among the items federal agents were searching for in Alaska legislative offices this week are hats or garments labeled “Corrupt Bastards Club” or “Corrupt Bastards Caucus,” according to the search warrant. That’s the nickname given to 11 lawmakers after a guest opinion piece published in March listed the contributions those legislators received from VECO Corp. executives, said House Speaker John Harris, R-Valdez. “I’ve heard it a few times,” Harris said Friday. “These legislators nicknamed themselves or somebody else did.” In the article, published last March in the state’s largest newspapers, All Alaska Alliance Executive Director Lori Backes questioned...
  • To Heck With PC: Olbermann Guest Calls Coulter 'Bastard'

    08/10/2006 8:08:39 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 88 replies · 3,395+ views
    by Mark Finkelstein August 10, 2006 - 10:47 Keith Olbermann's regular media critic guest, Michael Musto of the Village Voice, called Ann Coulter a 'bastard' on last night's Countdown. The topic was the news that Vanity Fair has picked celeb photographer Annie Liebovitz to snap the first pics of Suri, newborn daughter of Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes. There is controversy as to whether Suri actually exists, given that, months after her announced birth, there have been no photos or viewings of the child. Musto is clearly a skeptic on the subject. When Olbermann asked him what we should expect...
  • FREEPER ADVICE NEEDED - HOME GROWN THUGS TERRORIZING NEIGHBORHOOD!

    05/26/2006 7:16:26 AM PDT · by 54-46 Was My Number · 125 replies · 2,923+ views
    26 May 2006 | 54-46 Was My Number
    Pinging the collective wisdom of Free Republic here . . . The Issue Punks are setting off "Bootleg Cracker" fireworks outside my home -slash- my neighbor's homes, beneath city-owned trees that line the sidewalk. These are the evil devices: Now, they may not look like much in this picture, but they're about the size of a can of Pringles potato chips, and inside, they're stuffed with 200-250 firecrackers fused to go off within 2 to 3 seconds. So what you get is one big, elongated explosion, and since the city-owned trees are no more than 10 yards from our homes,...
  • Taliban Claim To Have Killed Abducted Indian Hostage

    04/29/2006 11:29:13 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 68 replies · 999+ views
    Times Of India ^ | 4/30/2006 | Times Of India
    KANDAHAR: Afghan police found the headless body of an unidentified man in southern Afghanistan, a senior official said, as the Taliban on Sunday claimed it had shot dead an Indian hostage after he tried to escape. Ghulam Nabi Malakhail, police chief of Zabul province, said a highway police patrol found the body near the Hassan Kariez district of Zabul, the same area where Indian hostage K Suryanarayana was abducted on Friday. "We are investigating whether the body is that of the Indian hostage," Malakhail said. Qari Yousaf Ahmadi, who releases regular statements on behalf of outlawed Taliban fighters, said militants...
  • Blair visit sparks Muslim protest

    03/29/2006 1:50:22 AM PST · by MadIvan · 13 replies · 587+ views
    The Evening Standard ^ | March 29, 2006 | Staff
    Islamic protesters angry at Britain's role in the occupation of Iraq demonstrated in Indonesia's capital of Jakarta ahead of a visit by Prime Minister Tony Blair.The visit is aimed at strengthening ties with the mostly moderate Muslim-majority nation. About 80 demonstrators shouted "Go to hell Blair!" outside the heavily fortified British Embassy and accused Blair of "wanting to deepen Western imperialism against Muslims" by coming to Indonesia. Blair's trip is the first by a British prime minister to Indonesia in more than two decades, showing the country's renewed importance for Western nations seeking to build alliances with moderate Muslims. President...
  • PRO-KELO REPUBLICANS

    02/08/2006 10:05:29 AM PST · by Small-L · 82 replies · 1,649+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | Jan 28, 2006 | Robert Novak
    The nation's Republican mayors, in a closed-door White House meeting last week, nearly unanimously supported the U.S. Supreme Court's Kelo decision permitting local governments to force property owners to sell or give way to private developers. The GOP mayors, in Washington for the U.S. Conference of Mayors winter meeting, heard a report on the Kelo decision by Dearborn, Mich., Mayor Michael A. Guido. Chairman of the conference's advisory board, Guido opposed undermining the Supreme Court's ruling. Anaheim, Calif., Mayor Curt Pringle, a former speaker of the California Assembly, objected with arguments that reflected widespread Republican abhorrence of Kelo. Guido insisted...
  • North American Cooperative Security Act

    01/22/2006 12:16:42 PM PST · by savedbygrace · 177 replies · 2,714+ views
    North American Cooperative Security Act, H.R.2672 and S. 853, seems to be a grand move toward effectively removing our borders with Canada and Mexico. It also forms security teams containing officers from both U. S. and Mexico, together. http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d109:s.00853: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d109:HR02672: Comments?
  • Cameras accuse 2,600 of speeding (Orwellian Move by Democrat City Council and Mayor in Akron, OH)

    12/09/2005 6:35:35 AM PST · by RockinRight · 98 replies · 1,795+ views
    Akron Beacon Journal ^ | 12/06/05 | John Higgins
    Nearly 40% of offenders caught in Copley Road area; fines near $500,000 Nestor Traffic Systems photographed more than 2,600 alleged speeders this fall -- snapping as many as seven cars a minute -- in and around Akron school zones. The take in fines in that 19-day period: nearly half a million dollars. The tripod-mounted mobile cameras nailed the most drivers in the 1400 and 1500 blocks of Copley Road, near Erie Island Elementary School in West Akron. Nestor nabbed more than 1,000 drivers there and issued $182,000 in fines, nearly 40 percent of the total. The second-busiest stakeout was in...