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  • South Florida high school students walk out to protest gun violence

    02/19/2018 2:33:30 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 60 replies
    NBC-2 ^ | 2/19/18
    Students in South Florida took to the streets to demand an end to gun violence. Students walked out of classes at Olympic Heights High School in Boca Raton around 9:30 a.m. taking their call for action, and for safer schools, outside... The protest also included students in Plantation, Florida, who showed up to school on their day off. The students called on each other for support and action while calling out adults for failing them. "I think it's really important that we come together now," said American Heritage junior Veronica Ritkes," since adults are not doing it for us."
  • Parkland students slam Trump...

    02/18/2018 5:39:06 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 51 replies
    Yahoo Fake News ^ | 2/18/18 | Michael Pretend Journalist Walsh
    Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., expressed astonishment that President Trump would use the tragedy they experienced last week to push back on the FBI’s investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. ...Aly Sheehy, a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas, was immediately outraged when she saw the president shift the conversation toward U.S. special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe. “When it popped up on my timeline, it was something I read and was immediately mad about. It’s not the first time that he has tweeted something out so close to an incident that rocked the nation...
  • 'We Call BS': Stoneman Douglas Student Delivers Powerful Speech [Local Fake News Hypes Gun Control]

    02/18/2018 4:34:01 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 27 replies
    In an impassioned speech during a gun control rally in Fort Lauderdale Saturday, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Emma Gonzalez called for stricter gun laws in a delivery that’s now going viral. Gonzalez, along with other speakers at the protest, directed several of her comments to President Donald Trump. “If the president wants to come up to me and tell me to my face that it was a terrible tragedy, and how it should never have happened, and maintain telling us how nothing is going to be done about it, I’m going to happily ask him how much money...
  • School Children in Danger Under Obama’s Fundamentally Transformed FBI

    02/18/2018 7:44:33 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 11 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/18/18 | Judi McLeod
    Tragically, no one's children will be safe at school as long as things stay that way The particulars about protecting innocents from mass murder at schools, concerts, marathons etc. are not part of FBI training. The horrific Valentine’s Day massacre that took the lives of 17 students and teachers at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, leaving 14 more injured, proves it.
  • Creating a Positive Family Culture: The Importance of Establishing Family Traditions

    02/18/2018 3:29:58 AM PST · by vannrox · 2 replies
    The Art of manliness ^ | October 9, 2013 | Brett & Kate McKay
    Here’s a bit of trivia about me: My great-great-grandmother on my dad’s side was a full-blooded Mexicana. For whatever reason, this trace of Mexican blood manifested itself quite strongly in me – more so than in my other family members – and I credit my swarthy skin, thick black mane, and Pancho Villa-like mustache to this lineage.To celebrate our family’s Mexican heritage, on Christmas Eve we would eat tamales, enchiladas, sopapillas, and pozole. Both my brother Larry and I eagerly devoured everything on the menu except for the pozole, which we despised. (For those of you who don’t know,...
  • Make Peace With Your Children Before Bedtime and Don't Sacrifice Yourself

    02/17/2018 6:53:47 PM PST · by Armen Hareyan · 7 replies
    eMaxHealth ^ | Feb 17 2018 - 9:45pm | Lena Kirakosyan
    1. Do not let your child go to sleep in tears. Always, no matter what the child has done, no matter how upset we are - before we go to bed, resentment is forgotten, everyone forgives each other, and we all embrace. I think it's not necessary to talk about the importance of a calm, full-fledged sleep for both adults and children. If you feel the need to discuss whatever happened yesterday, allow your child to have a proper night’s sleep, and then calmly discuss it in the morning. As they say, the morning is...
  • If You Don't Talk To Your Children About Love, Someone Else Will

    02/17/2018 6:20:30 PM PST · by Armen Hareyan · 10 replies
    eMaxHealth ^ | Feb 17 2018 - 9:15pm | Lena Kirakosyan
    The first love, the first relationship and the first poems written for them - all parents need to discuss these things with their children. Archpriest Vladimir Tukalo, a father of five children, discusses exactly how to speak about these things with your child. How do you suggest we approach our children? Sit across from them and start with the words: "Son (daughter), let's talk?” Or from time to time answer some questions as they arise? There is a formula for...
  • Teacher’s Brilliant Strategy to Stop Future School Shootings—It’s Not about Guns

    02/17/2018 11:35:35 AM PST · by Albion Wilde · 167 replies
    Reader's Digest online ^ | Undated-- retrieved online 2/17/18 | Glennon Doyle Melton
    Here's how one schoolteacher takes time each week to look out for the lonely... Every Friday afternoon, she asks her students to take out a piece of paper and write down the names of four children with whom they’d like to sit the following week. The children know that these requests may or may not be honored. She also asks the students to nominate one student who they believe has been an 
exceptional classroom citizen that week. All ballots are privately submitted to her. And every single Friday afternoon, after the students go home, she takes out those slips of...
  • CNN exploits a mother’s grief

    02/16/2018 9:34:55 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/16/18 | Lee Cary
    It illustrates the appalling depth to which the network is willing to go to attack Trump – by merchandising a child’s death to advance its political agenda This morning, February 16, 2018, CNN sank to a new journalistic low by exploiting the grief of a mother mourning her slain Florida high school-age daughter. Just after she’d spent two hours making funeral arrangements for Alyssa Alhadeff, the network handed Lori Alhadeff a microphone, and faced her toward their camera where she yelled at President Trump to “do something” to stop this from happening.
  • Tell Women’s March Initiative Activists to “LEAVE OUR CHILDREN ALONE!”

    02/16/2018 9:29:45 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 1 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/16/18 | Judi McLeod
    The “LEAVE OUR CHILDREN ALONE!” chant is one that should rise up today. It didn’t take the Women’s March Youth EMPOWER—an offshoot of Women’s March, which “upholds the unity principles of the Women’s March platform” to go rushing in on the exploitation of the mass murder at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. In fact it took them less than 24 hours to begin recruiting school children for a nationwide school walk-out, some of those children still grieving the deaths of their Marjory Stoneman Douglas classmates.
  • Alarming Amount: Who’s tracking addictive pain meds being prescribed to children

    02/10/2018 10:51:53 AM PST · by bgill · 25 replies
    kxan ^ | Feb. 9, 2018 | Sarah Rafique
    Although recent state and federal measures should help prevent opioids from being prescribed or over-prescribed to minors, it’s unclear just how often doctors are prescribing the highly addictive drug to Texas children since regulations tracking and analyzing opioids in children are lax. Allison Benz, executive director of the Texas State Board of Pharmacy, said children may be prescribed opioids for routine procedures, such as treatment of a torn ACL or wisdom teeth removal. It’s what happens afterwards, when a child possibly becomes addicted, that’s an issue. She said a child might like the way it feels and then go searching...
  • Missing Texas Girl Found Under Abandoned House Sexually Assaulted

    02/08/2018 11:52:24 AM PST · by Morgana · 30 replies
    cbs local ^ | Feb 8, 2018 | CBS
    COOKE COUNTY, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Authorities said a missing 5-year-old girl was found Tuesday, February 6 under an abandoned house, and Cooke County Sheriff’s deputies arrested another juvenile in connection with her disappearance hours earlier. Authorities said she had been sexually assaulted by a 14-year-old teen boy, according to Cooke County Sheriff Terry Gilbert. She was treated at the scene, the 100 block of Chisholm Trail in Pioneer Valley, was treated at the scene before being taken to Cook Children’s Hospital in Fort Worth.
  • Dead Russian lawyer Magnitsky found guilty

    07/11/2013 4:30:57 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 9 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jul 11, 2013 2:38 PM EDT | Jim Heintz
    More than three years after he died in prison, whistle-blowing Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky was found guilty of tax evasion by a Moscow court Wednesday. The posthumous trial of Magnitsky was a macabre chapter in a case that ignited a high-emotion dispute between Russia and Washington that has included U.S. sanctions against Russians deemed to be human rights violators, a ban on the adoption of Russian children by U.S. citizens and calls for the closure of Russian non-governmental organizations receiving American funding. Magnitsky was a lawyer for U.S.-born British investor William Browder when he alleged in 2008 that organized criminals...
  • No Children Because of Climate Change? Some People Are Considering It

    02/05/2018 12:56:44 PM PST · by PROCON · 72 replies
    NYSLIMES ^ | Feb. 5, 2018 | MAGGIE ASTOR
    Add this to the list of decisions affected by climate change: Should I have children? It is not an easy time for people to feel hopeful, with the effects of global warming no longer theoretical, projections becoming more dire and governmental action lagging. And while few, if any, studies have examined how large a role climate change plays in people’s childbearing decisions, it loomed large in interviews with more than a dozen people ages 18 to 43. A 32-year-old who always thought she would have children can no longer justify it to herself. A Mormon has bucked the expectations of...
  • The Fragile Generation

    02/02/2018 10:36:29 PM PST · by vannrox · 25 replies
    Jim Quinn's Burning Platform blog ^ | 02/02/2018 | Lenore Skenazy & Jonathan Haidt
    The Fragile Generation Guest Post by Lenore Skenazy & Jonathan HaidtBad policy and paranoid parenting are making kids too safe to succeed One day last year, a citizen on a prairie path in the Chicago suburb of Elmhurst came upon a teen boy chopping wood. Not a body. Just some already-fallen branches. Nonetheless, the onlooker called the cops.Officers interrogated the boy, who said he was trying to build a fort for himself and his friends. A local news site reports the police then “took the tools for safekeeping to be returned to the boy’s parents.”Elsewhere in America, preschoolers at the...
  • Man admits to putting hidden camera in mental care facility bathroom

    01/25/2018 8:09:32 AM PST · by Morgana · 4 replies
    WOWK 13 NEWS ^ | Jan 25, 2018 | WOWK
    KANAWHA COUNTY, WV (WOWK) - A worker at a mental health facility for boys has been charged in connection to a hidden camera found in a bathroom, according to deputies. The Kanawha County Sheriff's Office tells 13 News that David Franklin Kidd Jr., 44, of Belle, was arrested in June 2017. Kidd was employed at The Art of Three Rivers in Dunbar, a facility of boys with mental disabilities and was a classroom aide for Kanawha County Schools.
  • Couple’s innocent bath-time photos of kids set off a 10-year legal saga

    01/25/2018 2:39:29 AM PST · by LouieFisk · 44 replies
    WaPo ^ | January 24, 2018 | Derek Hawkins
    In 2008, the couple took their three daughters, then ages 5, 4 and 1˝, on a vacation to San Diego. They snapped more than 100 photos during the trip, like parents do, including several of the girls playing together during bath time. When they returned to their home in Peoria, Ariz., they dropped the camera’s memory stick off at a Walmart for developing. Within a day, a police detective came knocking. A Walmart employee had flagged the bath-time photos as pornographic, the detective told the parents. One showed the girls wrapped in towels with their arms around each other; another...
  • Mexico Deports Thousands of Central Americans Back to Conflict-Ridden Countries: Report

    01/24/2018 1:36:22 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 50 replies
    teleSUR English ^ | January 24, 2018
    The Mexican government has been sending thousands of Central American asylum seekers back to their conflict-ridden countries where they fear persecution, a new Amnesty International report claims. The report, based on a survey of nearly 500 people, said Mexico's National Migration Institute, INM, is violating the non-refoulement principle, an international law which bars a country to send back the asylum seekers in fear of persecution. Nearly 40 percent of those detained were in violation of non-refoulement, Amnesty International said in its report, whereas 75 percent of those detained by the INM were not informed of their right to seek asylum...
  • Mongolian BBQ chain makes video promoting new ‘menu item’

    01/23/2018 2:27:25 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 10 replies
    A Montana-based Mongolian BBQ restaurant is getting some attention with a new video promoting its new ‘menu item.’ HuHot Mongolian Grill posted the tongue-in-cheek video Friday afternoon featuring the latest item on the food line, Tide Pods. The video shows a customer placing the laundry detergent packs in a bowl of noodles and drizzling them with orange sauce. The video ends suddenly just as the customer is about to put the pod in his mouth. It then cuts to text saying “Just kidding, please don’t eat Tide Pods, it’s gross.” “Funniest thing I’ve seen on the internet this week 🤣🤣🤣...
  • About That Frightening Look of Fury on Your Momma’s Face

    01/23/2018 9:55:25 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/23/18 | Judi McLeod
    Someone should tell the that the Women’s March is typecasting them as #Monster Mommies It’s not taking a look in the mirror that the ‘Mean Girls’ out on the latest Women’s March need to do, as Fox News Insider Tomi Lahren suggests. The ‘Mean Girl’ marchers should take the time to look into the faces of their own children when they’re out on the rampage. Children, including toddlers in strollers, are being dragged out on these marches where thousands of women—and men—take to the streets to screech out their rage over Donald Trump having ben elected president.