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  • Melania Trump decks the White House for a seriously fancy Christmas

    11/22/2017 11:47:45 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    Starts at 60 ^ | November 23, 2017 | Staff
    Christmas preparations are in full swing at the White House, and they sure are a lot more involved that what goes on in most houses, which usually involves dragging the tree out of storage and flinging a bit of tinsel around. Melania Trump and son Barron joined in an old-fashioned tradition of receiving the official White House Christmas tree, something that the first lady of the house does every year, though Michelle Obama had trouble dragging her teenagers out into the cold for the festive event last year. Melania and Barron welcomed a 5.9 metre- (19 foot 3 inch) tall...
  • Taller than mom! Barron Trump towers over Melania - aged just ELEVEN - as the pair greet the[TR]

    11/21/2017 8:41:32 AM PST · by simpson96 · 70 replies
    U.K. Daily Mail ^ | 11/20/2017 | Nikkik Schwaub
    Barron Trump stepped out alongside his mother, first lady Melania Trump, at the White House Monday afternoon as she greeted the official White House Christmas tree. The 11-year-old, President Trump's youngest son, hasn't been spotted much since moving to Washington, though President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama often enlisted the help of daughters Sasha and Malia around the holidays. Most famously, the two Obama daughters often stood alongside their father as he pardoned a turkey every Thanksgiving week. Barron Trump may be put in the same position, as the turkeys have arrived in Washington and a lucky one will...
  • True Meaning of Christmas

    11/19/2017 2:31:38 PM PST · by Kartographer · 8 replies
    Living Scriptures via YouTube ^ | Nov 6, 2017 | Living Scriptures
    I thought this was great! So before the Seasons meaning gets buried in the noise and minutia take a watch!
  • Sam’s Club Turns Into Worship Session (customers and employee video!)

    11/19/2017 5:03:53 AM PST · by Be Careful · 10 replies
    IJR ^ | 11/18/17 | Jenni Fink
    On Nov. 10, Michelle Holland Conner paid a visit to Sam's Club in Dothan, Alabama — a place she admitted to IJR she finds herself almost daily. As she rounded out her shopping, she heard music, which she assumed was coming from someone testing out speakers in the electronics department of the store. However, she noticed one unusual detail — it was Christian music, and people don't usually test speakers out with Christian music.
  • Christmas is Back at White House! No More Mao Ornaments, ‘Christmas Tree’ Goes Up on Monday

    11/18/2017 12:09:13 PM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 27 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 11/17/17 | Jim Hoft
    Refer to First Lady, Melania Trump's twitter. https://twitter.com/FLOTUS/status/931617435777683457?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.thegatewaypundit.com%2F2017%2F11%2Fchristmas-back-white-house-no-mao-ornaments-christmas-tree-goes-monday%2F
  • The world's WEIRDEST Christmas dinners?

    11/18/2017 6:27:45 AM PST · by mairdie · 42 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 18 November 2017 | Imogen Blake
    Christmas dinner just wouldn't be Christmas dinner without turkey and all the trimmings in the UK and the US. But a fascinating photo series reveals that these countries are almost the only ones that celebrate by eating these foods. Twenty-five families from across the world were asked what they tuck into on December 25 by Christmas tree maker Balsam Hill, and some of the meals are very different to a traditional roast dinner. From slices of veal in a creamy tuna sauce to a starter of goat soup, these are the most unusual Christmas dinners that families enjoy on the...
  • Suspect in Mall of America stabbing identified

    11/13/2017 7:07:19 AM PST · by conservative98 · 116 replies
    NY Post ^ | November 13, 2017 | 9:39am | Max Jaeger
    Police have named the man accused of stabbing two people inside the Mall of America during a botched robbery attempt Sunday. Officials identified him as Mahad Abdiaziz Abdirahaman, 20, according to a local CBS report. Abdirahaman snuck into a men’s fitting room at the Minnesota mall and tried to swipe something from a customer’s belongings while the man was outside the fitting room modeling clothes for his family. But he caught Abdirahaman in the act, and the would-be thief pulled a knife and stabbed him, authorities said. Hearing the victim’s screams, his family rushed to his aid, but Abdirahaman slashed...
  • Christmas Eve the Italian way means fish, fish and more fish

    11/11/2017 1:08:36 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    Crux ^ | November 11, 2017 | The Associated Press
    The Feast of the Seven Fishes is an Italian-American tradition to ring in Christmas Eve, when Roman Catholics celebrate the midnight birth of Jesus, known in Italian as "La Viglia." Fish is a traditional ingredient in the Christmas Eve dinner because custom calls for the eschewing of red meat leading up to the holiday. The Culinary Institute of America has provided a recipe to celebrate this tradition. For a holiday so widely celebrated, the traditions surrounding Christmas are as unique as the ornaments that decorate your tree. From decor, songs, stories and gifts, Christmas looks a little bit different in...
  • House Dem's new demand: Impeach Trump by Christmas

    11/08/2017 1:36:36 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 43 replies
    Texas Democrat Al Green said Wednesday he’s giving his colleagues in the House a Christmas deadline to vote on impeaching President Trump. “I now announce that before Christmas, there will be a vote on the chief inciter of racism, bigotry, hatred, xenophobia, sexism and ethnocentrism,” he said on the House floor, adding that he prayed the United States will “continue to reject what the inciter in chief, Donald J. Trump has been causing this country to have to endure.” This is hardly the first time Green has called for impeaching the president, though he hasn't put a timeframe on it...
  • FREE Kindle "Night Before Christmas" by Henry Livingston. 1 Nov till midnite PT - 89 illos

    11/01/2017 11:12:48 AM PDT · by mairdie · 12 replies
    Bryant Gumbel 2000    Mac Jackson's Statistical Results 2016    People Magazine 2000    NY Times 2000    Mac Jackson came out last year with statistical proofs showing the unconscious characteristics of Henry Livingston are consistent with the poet of "Night Before Christmas." Moore's characteristics are statistically not a match. Mac's conclusion: Livingston, not Moore, wrote the poem.
  • Kindle book of poetry by Henry Livingston, "Thrice Happy Poetry," 174 vintage postcards, FREE today

    10/15/2017 12:01:37 PM PDT · by mairdie · 37 replies
    Amazon Kindle ^ | December 2016 | Henry Livingston
    This is, essentially, a Kindle graphic novel - a comic book if you will - of 14 poems of love and beautiful women by Henry Livingston (1748-1828), the author of "Night Before Christmas," illustrated with 174 antique postcards. FREE for the remainder of today, 15 Oct 2017.
  • My "Thrice Happy Poetry" Kindle book will be free tomorrow, 15 Oct 2017 for one day

    10/14/2017 4:45:05 PM PDT · by mairdie · 28 replies
    Amazon Kindle ^ | December 2016 | Henry Livingston
    The Kindle edition of "Thrice Happy Poetry" will be free for one day - 15 Oct 2017 - starting about 3am E.S.T. 14 poems, mostly love and beautiful women, by Henry Livingston, author of Night Before Christmas, illustrated with 174 vintage postcards. Think a comic book of poetry.
  • Heartbreak as three-year-old boy with terminal cancer dies one month after his town threw...

    10/09/2017 11:40:26 PM PDT · by Morgana · 8 replies
    DAILY MAIL UK ^ | October 10, 2017 | Megan Sheets For Dailymail.com and Associated Press
    FULL TITLE: Heartbreak as three-year-old boy with terminal cancer dies one month after his town threw him an early Christmas because he was told he would not live to see the holidays A three-year-old boy whose fight with cancer prompted his small southern Kansas hometown to celebrate Christmas in September died on Saturday. Christian Risner's family announced his death on a Facebook page they established after the then-two-year-old was diagnosed with Rhabdoid kidney cancer in April 2016. When doctors said that he had three months to live, Christian's family decided to bring Christmas to him early this year with a...
  • A Daring Image of the Reason for the Incarnation

    01/06/2017 8:13:16 AM PST · by Salvation · 10 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 01-05-16 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    A Daring Image of the Reason for the Incarnation Msgr. Charles Pope • January 5, 2017 • Saints can be daring in their words. For example, St Athanasius said that God became man so that man might become God (De inarnationis c. 54, 3). And St. Thomas Aquinas said that pride is such a serious sin that, as a remedy for it, God permits other sins to humble us (Summa Theologica II IIae, 162,6).These are daring—even dangerous—assertions if they are not properly understood. And of course they can be properly understood. We do not become gods, but we do...
  • No One Goes Away from Jesus Unchanged

    12/24/2016 10:47:54 AM PST · by Salvation · 8 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 12-23-16 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    No One Goes Away from Jesus Unchanged Msgr. Charles Pope • December 23, 2016 • The video below is a 2008 Coca-Cola commercial that takes up the theme of the star of Christmas.Let us review the impact that the star of Christmas had on the wise men, the Magi. The star moved them to seek meaning outside themselves; it made them look out and up.The star called them beyond what was familiar in their own country and world and expanded their horizons toward Christ and His Kingdom.The star summoned them to seek Christ, and when they found Him, to...
  • Would Jesus Have Come If Adam Had Not Sinned? Why Did He Wait So Long Before Coming?

    12/22/2016 8:06:09 AM PST · by Salvation · 31 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 12-21-16 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Would Jesus Have Come If Adam Had Not Sinned? Why Did He Wait So Long Before Coming? Msgr. Charles Pope • December 21, 2016 • Continuing our series of questions related to the Incarnation, we next ponder whether Jesus would have come at all had we not sinned in the Garden. We also wonder why He waited thousands of years before coming to our rescue.Regarding the question of whether Christ would have come if Adam had not sinned, St. Thomas Aquinas (in his Summa Theologica) first states that there are different opinions on the matter. He also notes that...
  • Why Was Christ Born of a Woman?

    12/21/2016 9:57:37 AM PST · by Salvation · 45 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 12-20-16 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Why Was Christ Born of a Woman? Msgr. Charles Pope • December 20, 2016 • As Christmas draws closer, we continue to ponder the approaching mysteries. Today we will consider some of the things St. Thomas Aquinas taught regarding the Incarnation.Why did the Lord choose to come to us through a woman, Mary? He could have come in any manner He pleased. Yesterday, we pondered why He took true flesh and a human nature to Himself rather than just coming as a kind of ghost or simply as God. But even in becoming truly and fully man, He could...
  • Crisis at Christmas - A Homily for the 4th Sunday of Advent

    12/18/2016 5:31:52 PM PST · by Salvation · 7 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 12-17-16 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Crisis at Christmas - A Homily for the 4th Sunday of Advent Msgr. Charles Pope • December 18, 2016 • Today’s Gospel gives us some background for the Christmas feast that we need to take to heart. It speaks to us of a crisis at Christmas.We tend to sentimentalize the Christmas story as we think of the baby Jesus in the manger. It is not absolutely wrong to be sentimental, but we must also be prayerfully sober about how difficult that first Christmas was, and about the heroic virtue required of Mary and Joseph in order to cooperate with...
  • Teacher to Counter Christmas With Satanic Display in Boca Raton

    10/02/2017 10:54:30 PM PDT · by Morgana · 36 replies
    Moonbattery ^ | October 2 2017 | Moonbattery
    We must be getting close to the endgame. The moonbats who dominate education are becoming forthright about their agenda. From Florida: Boca Raton is going to let a teacher put up a 6-foot-tall pentagram, painted blood red, with a wooden image of the holy [sic] symbol of Satan in the middle of it. The teacher is Preston Smith of Boca Raton Community Middle School, a public school. City officials say they have to allow his deliberately offensive display or get sued. It will be in Boca Raton’s Sanborn Square, on Federal Highway, just in time for the holidays. A giant...
  • The Trail Band's "I Heard the Bells" for Kirk, from the Star Trek movie "The Undiscovered Country"

    10/01/2017 12:56:59 PM PDT · by mairdie · 19 replies
    The old Civil War carol "I Heard the Bells" by the Trail Band. Using Trek's "Undiscovered Country."