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  • Joe Biden Says Jimmy Carter Asked Him Personally to Deliver Eulogy

    03/14/2023 6:01:53 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 88 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03-14-2023 | Simon Kent
    President Joe Biden revealed Monday night he has been personally chosen by former President Jimmy Carter to deliver his memorial service eulogy when he dies. “I spent time with Jimmy Carter, and it’s finally caught up with him, but they found a way to keep him going for a lot longer than they anticipated because they found a breakthrough,” Biden told guests at a Democratic National Committee fundraiser, according to a UPI report. “He asked me to do his eulogy,” he added. The president then reportedly appeared to catch himself for sharing the information, saying, “Excuse me, I shouldn’t say...
  • Halper: Clinton’s Albright eulogy ‘out of touch’

    04/30/2022 12:48:28 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 19 replies
    The hill ^ | 04/30/2022 | Caitlin McFall
    Podcaster Katie Halper said former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s remarks at the late Madeleine Albright’s memorial service this week were “out of touch.” During a eulogy for Albright, the first woman to serve as secretary of state, Clinton spoke about a remark Albright made during the 2016 Democratic presidential primary, when Clinton was running against Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Vt.).
  • Joe Biden Reads the Words ‘End of Message’ Off of His Notes During Bob Dole Eulogy

    12/09/2021 6:12:50 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 42 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/09/2021 | Charlie Spiering
    President Joe Biden accidentally read the words “end of message” from his notes during his eulogy for former Sen. Bob Dole (R-KS) on Capitol Hill Thursday. Reading off of his notes, the president quoted Dole on the importance of “principles over party.”
  • Rush Limbaugh Taught Republicans to Love an Angry, Racist Bully

    02/19/2021 7:12:22 AM PST · by where's_the_Outrage? · 57 replies
    NY Mag ^ | Feb 17, 2021 | Jonathan Chait
    Donald Trump’s connection to the conservative movement to this day remains a subject of acrimonious dispute among the right-wing intelligentsia — some have embraced the 45th president as the movement’s authentic leader, while others regard him warily as an interloper, a New York Democrat who captured the party from the outside. Nobody on the right ever disowned Rush Limbaugh. Throughout his career, they agreed he was a pure representative of conservative thought. George Bush courted him with an overnight visit to the Lincoln Bedroom and the presidential box at the 1992 Republican National Convention. National Review declared him “Leader of...
  • A Eulogy for My Father, Walter E. Williams

    12/16/2020 6:47:57 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 35 replies
    Townhall ^ | 12/16/2020 | Devon Williams
    Editor's Note: This column was authored by Walter Williams' daughter, Devon Williams. In the late 1980s, when telemarketing was at it is peak, a company called our home during dinner. I picked up the phone and handed it to my dad. This is what we heard him say: "I'm not interested." "No. No, thank you." "Well ... I'm not ever going to die." And then he hung up. My mom and I looked at each other, and then him, with looks of incredulity. He explained that it was a company selling life insurance. For a long time, I believed just...
  • NEWSMartin Luther King Jr.'s Niece Slams Obama for Politicized John Lewis Eulogy

    08/01/2020 6:20:48 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 18 replies
    westernjournal ^ | July 31, 2020 | Johnathan Jones
    The niece of civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. had harsh words for former President Barack Obama’s political speech during the eulogy of late Rep. John Lewis of Georgia. During an interview with Fox News on Friday, Dr. Alveda King accused the left, including Obama, of being willing to “grab at any opportunity” to turn events such as the funeral of Lewis into “a political moment.” She told “Fox & Friends,” that she should have expected Obama to take the chance to politicize the death of Lewis in order to attack President Donald Trump’s administration and to advocate...
  • Wayne Stayskal: Cartoonist Extraordinaire

    11/22/2018 9:59:30 AM PST · by Kaslin · 7 replies ^ | November 22, 2018 | Cal Thomas
    Google "Great American Political Cartoonists" and you will undoubtedly find the late Herbert Block (aka "Herblock") of The Washington Post, (Paul) Conrad of the Los Angeles Times, Michael Ramirez of the Las Vegas Review-Journal and several other cartoonists whose work, if not their names, are familiar to newspaper readers. One name that will take more than a cursory search to find is Wayne Stayskal, for many years a cartoonist for the Chicago Tribune, later the Tampa Tribune and syndicated worldwide. Wayne passed away Tuesday morning. He was 87. The most likely reason his name is not among the "famous" is...
  • Aretha Franklin funeral eulogy slammed; pastor stands firm

    09/03/2018 5:14:42 AM PDT · by SkyPilot · 64 replies
    AP and Yahoo News ^ | 2 Sep 18 | JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr.
    A fiery, old-school pastor who is under fire for saying black America is losing "its soul" at Aretha Franklin's funeral stands firm by his words with the hope critics can understand his perspective. Rev. Jasper Williams Jr. told The Associated Press in a phone interview Sunday he felt his sermon was appropriate at Franklin's funeral Friday in Detroit. He felt his timing was right, especially after other speakers spoke on the civil rights movement and President Donald Trump. "I was trying to show that the movement now is moving and should move in a different direction," he said. "......
  • I Miss Our Sane, Calm, Empathetic, Funny President Already (LOL and barf at the same time alert)

    12/16/2016 7:22:43 AM PST · by Zakeet · 86 replies
    The Nation ^ | December 15, 2016
    I miss him already. Say what you like, President Barack Hussein Obama is supremely intelligent, witty, humane, reasonable, elegant, a great writer, a model father, a good husband, a decent human being. He has empathy and humor. He is sane and calm. He gave us eight years free of scandal and drama: no interns, no corruption, no jobs handed out to outrageously unqualified people (a hallmark of the George W. Bush years—remember "Heckuva job, Brownie"?). Although it's unfashionable these days to care about dignity and decorum—we're all vulgarians now, living inside a perpetual reality-TV show - Obama brought seriousness and...
  • Trump Speaks at Schlafly Funeral

    09/14/2016 12:37:23 PM PDT · by detective · 10 replies
    The New American ^ | 11 September 2016 | Steve Byas
    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump praised longtime conservative champion Phyllis Schlafly at the Values Voter Summit in Washington on Friday and at her funeral in St. Louis the following day. In a statement released on Monday, the day Schlafly passed away, Trump said: “Phyllis Schlafly is a conservative icon who led millions to action, reshaped the conservative movement, and fearlessly battled globalism and ‘kingmakers’ on behalf of America’s workers and families. I was honored to spend time with her during this campaign as she waged one more great battle for national sovereignty.” Schlafly established herself as one of the greatest...
  • A Eulogy for John J. McLaughlin

    08/22/2016 12:16:26 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 24 replies ^ | August 22, 2016 | Pat Buchanan
    Issue one! To understand John McLaughlin, it was helpful to have been a 13-year-old entering an all-boys Jesuit school in the 1950s. For when John yelled "Wronnng" at me from his center chair of "The McLaughlin Group," it hit with the same familiar finality I had heard, many times, from Jesuits at the front of the class at Gonzaga. In that era, John was himself a Jesuit teacher at Fairfield Prep, where the black cape he wore and his authoritarian aspect had earned him from his students the nickname -- Father God. In 1970, Fr. John heard another calling, and,...
  • Fr. Scalia’s Prayer one for Us All

    02/23/2016 8:29:01 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/23/16 | Judi McLeod
    In the midst of tears and feelings of inconsolable loss, the son of Justice Scalia dispersed prayer in the air which will remain in memory for all time. And no tasteless little jester’s joke could ever take its place Barack Obama’s joke that there was a lot to get done during his final days in office, including “appointing judges” will be only as lasting as were the ‘governor’ guffaws ‘at yesterday’s National Governors Association gathering. “Some of you may be in the final year of your term, working as hard as you can to get as much done as possible...
  • Fr. Paul Scalia Delivers Homily of Hope at the Funeral Mass of Justice Scalia

    02/23/2016 6:57:38 AM PST · by Kaslin · 7 replies ^ | February 23, 2016 | Paul Dykewicz
    WASHINGTON—Possibly the biggest tribute to late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, 79, during his funeral Mass Saturday, Feb. 19, may have come during the homily offered by his son, Fr. Paul Scalia, who preached about the blessings his father received during his life and the salvation that faith in Jesus Christ offers flawed people such as his dad. Every funeral is a reminder of the thin "veil" that is between this world and the next one, between this time and "eternity," and between the "opportunity for conversion" and the moment of judgment, Fr. Scalia told the attendees at the Basilica...
  • Watch Obama suddenly break out into song while delivering a moving eulogy

    06/26/2015 1:47:52 PM PDT · by Nachum · 84 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 6/26/15 | Colin Campbell
    President Barack Obama abruptly started singing "Amazing Grace" as he spoke at a Friday eulogy. The president spoke at the funeral for South Carolina State Sen. Clementa Pinckney (D), who was one of nine people shot last week at a historic black church in Charleston. The crowd was initially taken aback by Obama´s song, but soon joined in. Watch below: (Tweet/Video)
  • If Tomorrow Starts Without Me

    04/17/2014 12:34:57 PM PDT · by Tanniker Smith · 8 replies
    My cousin Patricia read the following poem at her mother's funeral yesterday. (That would be my Aunt Pat.) There wasn't a dry eye in the place. And if that didn't get you, then her sister Debbie, in her eulogy, remembering those who have left us since last August did: my Mom, their sister Barbara, my niece Lisa and most recently, our cousin Mary Ann. Attrib. David M. Romano, 1993 If Tomorrow Starts Without Me… If tomorrow starts without me, and I’m not here to see, If the sun should rise and find your eyes all filled with tears for me;...
  • A Proper Eulogy for BCS: Controversial System Did Work in Many Ways

    12/03/2013 11:42:50 AM PST · by Servant of the Cross · 47 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/3/2013 | C. Edmund Wright
    Before you throw rocks at your screen, let me stipulate that I am NOT making the case for keeping the BCS system. I am excited to see the beginning of the next era in football championships, which begins next season. However, as we prepare to pull the plug on what will no doubt be referred to in years hence as "the BCS era" in major college football, it is high time to finally give the BCS its due. By that, I mean it's about time to compare the BCS to what it replaced, instead of the system replacing it, let...
  • Catholic Word of the Day: PANEGYRIC, 10-02-12

    10/02/2012 7:45:02 AM PDT · by Salvation · 1 replies ^ | 10-02-12 | Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary
    Featured Term (selected at random):PANEGYRIC An elaborate public praise given of some person or event, a formal eulogy. The most famous Christian panegyrics were those of the Fathers of the Church, e.g., St. John Chrysostom preaching on Sts. Lucian and Romanus in A.D. 387. (Etym. Greek pan_gyrikos, for a public festival.) All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.
  • Orson Scott Card: Thoughts on Ray Bradbury

    06/08/2012 6:42:18 PM PDT · by neverdem · 28 replies
    National Review Online ^ | June 7, 2012 | Orson Scott Card
    The year was 1969. I was 18 or so.I stood in front of the small science-fiction section of the Brigham Young University bookstore, taking I Sing the Body Electric from the shelf, hefting it, opening it, reading just a little, then putting it back.I had too much respect for books in general, and for this book in particular, even to imagine reading the whole thing without paying for it.But it was a hardcover. Not a discounted book-club edition — the real thing, at full price. And I was a college student, pretty close to broke. Buying this book would...
  • my best dog

    05/18/2012 11:26:20 PM PDT · by BIV · 14 replies
    May 19 2012 | BIV
    Hi Fred: Boss is getting worse by the hour. I am up late (2 am) trying to tend to him, but it's hopeless. I have given up trying to clean up the blood. That exercise will wait. I do not think he is suffering (i.e., in bad pain) yet, but that, I fear, is only a few days away. I will not permit him to suffer. Right now, he is choking, but just a little, on blood, but that will get worse. In animals things metastasize more quickly than in humans. His medication only treats the symptoms, and does a...
  • Obama to deliver miners' eulogy

    04/19/2010 7:42:20 PM PDT · by Typical_Whitey · 93 replies · 2,435+ views
    Pittsburgh Post Gazette ^ | 4/19/10 | Daniel Malloy
    WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will deliver the eulogy Sunday for the 29 miners who died in a coal mine explosion earlier this month. The service, announced today by West Virginia Gov. Joe Manchin, will be held in Beckley, W.Va., and will include prayers, musical performances, tributes to the miners, and remarks from Mr. Manchin and other dignitaries. Vice President Joe Biden will join the president to participate in the service, according to a White House news release issued today. The service will be held at the Beckley-Raleigh County Convention Center, at 200 Armory Drive in Beckley, at 3:30 p.m....