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  • Because Life Doesn’t Come With a Guidebook, It Comes With A Mom

    05/09/2021 7:12:47 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 18 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 5-9-21 | MOTUS
    Some version of this has become my perennial Mother’s Day Post.Can you believe it…it’s Mother’s Day already! Even during stressful times like these the years tick by at an alarming rate. I can’t say for sure whether the universe is expanding but I can verify the fact that time is accelerating. My Mom has been gone for 12 years already this month, which doesn’t even seem possible, sometimes it seems she was here just yesterday. Mom: ever a part of you, always with you, even when she isn’t.Happy Mother’s Day, Mom. To celebrate mothers is to celebrate life itself. Like...
  • Court orders upstate (NY) woman to remove Confederate flag or risk custody of child

    05/06/2021 11:04:20 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 44 replies
    Times Union, Albany, NY | May 6, 2021 | Robert Gavin
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  • Novena to the Mother of God For the Nation (EWTN) - Sep 29th to Oct 7th (Catholic Caucus)

    09/28/2020 7:26:35 AM PDT · by common-sense-man-1776 · 1 replies
    Our nation needs the power of prayer more than ever. In times of crisis, Catholics turn instinctively to the Mother of God to heal our wounds. Now, we can all do our part in this national effort by praying the Novena to the Mother of God for the Nation. In this powerful supplication, our voices speak as one asking Mary’s intercession to unite us as one nation under God. It reminds us of the central truths of our faith, Mary’s unique role in our salvation, and our complete confidence in her ability to help her children on Earth overcome adversity.
  • Indy mother becomes 2nd homicide along downtown canal in 1 week (Indianapolis)

    07/12/2020 8:31:59 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 31 replies
    Fox59 News ^ | Updated: Jul 7, 2020 / 08:44 AM EDT | Jesse Wells
    INDIANAPOLIS – An Indianapolis mother was shot and killed along the canal early Sunday, marking the second homicide on the canal in a week. According to the victim’s family, the shooting started with an argument over Black Lives Matter and language. Eventually the two sides separated and walked away from each other, until witnesses claim the killer opened fire from a nearby bridge and ran away. “It was squashed and they went up the hill and left we thought, but they were sitting on St. Claire waiting for us to come under the bridge and that’s when she got shot,”...
  • You need a hero, America? — Marine catches 3 year-old boy dropped from burning building!

    07/07/2020 12:02:01 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 24 replies ^ | on July 7, 2020 1:55 pm | Kane
    WR Phillip Blanks dives to catch a 3-year old boy dropped from a burning, 3rd floor Phoenix apartment. I just spoke to the former Marine who says he was “put on this earth to protect people.” KALAMAZOO — Catching a child who was dropped from a burning building was just Phillip Blanks doing his job. The retired U.S. Marine and former football player at Kalamazoo Central High School doesn’t want special recognition for helping save a 3-year-old boy from an apartment fire in Phoenix, Arizona. Blanks, a body guard today, said protecting others is just part of his job. Blanks...
  • Marine who played wide receiver in college catches a three-year-old boy thrown from a burning building by his mother before she died in the fire

    07/08/2020 2:30:07 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 35 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 8 July 2020 | Lauren Fruen
    Phillip Blanks, 28, ran to the home in Phoenix on July 3 barefoot to try and help He was able to save Jameson Long from the flames on the third floor balcony 'There wasn't much thinking. I just reacted. I just did it', he said Wednesday Blanks, who now works in the security industry, is a former wide receiver and said the boy was 'twirling in the air like a propeller' as he fell 'I know how to catch. I've learned how to catch a football', he added The boy's mother Rachel, 30, died in the blaze; Blanks said: 'She's...
  • Ahmaud Arbery's mother says Trump was 'very compassionate' during White House meeting

    06/16/2020 10:56:05 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 10 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 16 2020 | Nick Givas
    Wanda Cooper-Jones, the mother Ahmaud Arbery, said President Trump was "very compassionate" when he met with various families behind closed doors on Tuesday, prior to signing an executive order geared toward reforming the country's policing tactics. Fox News host and anchor Bret Baier played a sound bite of Cooper-Jones on "Special Report" of her describing the experience of meeting with the commander in chief. "I was very, very emotional throughout the whole conference," she said. "[Trump] was very compassionate. He showed major concern for all families. Not just one family, but for all families."
  • Bond denied for SC mother accused of setting car on fire with 14-month-old baby inside

    05/18/2020 5:30:24 PM PDT · by buckalfa · 26 replies
    WIS TV 10 ^ | May 18, 2020 | WIS News10 Staff
    COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - Bond has been denied for a 23-year-old woman who was arrested after investigators said she intentionally set her car on fire while her 14-month-old son sat inside, burning him severely all over this body. Police say Caylin Watson lit her car on fire with her 14-month-old baby inside, burning him severely all over his body. The Columbia Police Department has charged Caylin Watson with attempted murder, first-degree arson, third-degree arson, and abuse/infliction of great bodily injury on a child. Investigators said the car was parked near mile marker 1 on I-126 West just after 1:30 p.m....
  • Video: Mother Protesting COVID-19 Tyranny, Arrested & Child Ripped From Her Arms

    05/09/2020 1:55:19 PM PDT · by USA Conservative · 30 replies
    Conservative US ^ | 05.09.2020 | Natalie D.
    A mother has been pulled away from her screaming son as she was arrested for protesting ‘for her rights’ during the coronavirus pandemic. Video footage shared on Twitter showed the woman speaking with police officers near Parliament of New South Wales in Sydney’s CBD about 3:50 pm on Saturday. The woman, who was with her son, wore a yellow sign that read: ‘If you don’t know your rights, you don’t have any. Magna Carta.’ She told police she was not doing anything wrong, despite the government’s social distancing regulations implemented during the health crisis. Video below: The tweet is...
  • Heavily tattooed Florida man allegedly abducted, drugged, beat woman in camper

    05/01/2020 1:19:08 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 22 replies
    New York Post ^ | May 1, 2020 | Michael Ruiz
    A Florida man with extensive full-body tattoos who allegedly drugged, abducted and sexually battered a woman in a run-down camper earlier this year has been arrested, the local sheriff announced Thursday. Efthimios Michael Zachary Mikedis, also known as Zak, a 28-year-old from Ocklawaha, allegedly attacked the victim with an accomplice on Jan. 5. When the victim regained consciousness, Mikedis allegedly burned her hair with a cigarette and held a pair of scissors to her throat before beating her, dragging her to a waiting car and eventually letting her go at a Winn-Dixie parking lot.
  • Lisa Snyder, mom charged with hanging her kids in basement, shows no emotion in court

    02/13/2020 8:05:23 PM PST · by Beowulf9 · 29 replies ^ | Feb 13. 2020 | Lee brown
    A Pennsylvania mom accused of hanging her two kids with a dog leash showed no emotion as she appeared in court this week — while a cop who found the bodies was left fighting back tears on the stand, according to reports.

    02/08/2020 10:12:10 AM PST · by windhover · 4 replies
    VANITY-SELF | 2/8/2020 | WINDHOVER
  • 'Captain America' actress (Mollie Fitzgerald) arrested in mother's stabbing death

    01/02/2020 4:21:07 PM PST · by Libloather · 12 replies
    NBC 'News' ^ | 1/01/20 | Minyvonne Burke
    An actress who had a minor role in the 2011 film "Captain America: The First Avenger" was arrested on New Year's Eve in Kansas in connection to the stabbing death of her mother, police said. The victim, Patricia Fitzgerald, was found dead at her home in Olathe, about 22 miles southwest of Kansas City, on Dec. 20, police said in a news release. Mollie Fitzgerald, 38, her daughter, was taken into custody and charged with second-degree murder, online court records show. **SNIP** In addition to her small role as Stark Girl in "Captain America: The First Avenger," Mollie Fitzgerald has...
  • Lawsuit: Famed Jesuit Priest With Connections to Mother Teresa Abused Boy 'More than 1,000 Times'

    12/31/2019 12:26:12 AM PST · by Jyotishi · 16 replies
    KTLA ^ | Monday, December 30, 2019 | The Associated Press
    One day in May of 1970, an 11-year-old boy and his disabled sister were sitting on the curb outside a Chicago tavern, waiting for their mother to come out. When a priest with crinkly eyes and a ready smile happened by and offered the family a ride home, they could not have been happier. The boy, Robert J. Goldberg, now 61, would pay dearly for the favor, enduring what he describes as years of psychological control and sexual abuse he suffered while working as a child valet for the late Rev. Donald J. McGuire. He remained in the Jesuit's thrall...
  • Texas gun control activist shoots her three children dead

    11/03/2019 9:36:45 PM PST · by Jyotishi · 93 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | November 2, 2019 | Ellie Bufkin
    A mother in Texas was found dead alongside her three children on Friday in an apparent triple murder-suicide. Ashley Auzenne, 39, was known to have been battling depression and anxiety in addition to physical ailments such as arthritis and lupus at the time of her death, which was ruled as a suicide by a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Her three children, Parrish, 11, Eleanor, 9, and Lincoln, 7, were also killed by gunshots and their mother is the only suspect. She had just finalized a contentious divorce from their father, Murvin Auzenne Jr. Auzenne was a vocal advocate for stricter gun...
  • Rouhani: 'War with Iran will be the mother of all wars'

    08/07/2019 10:09:09 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 65 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 6/8/19
    eace with Iran is the mother of all peace and war with Iran is the mother of all wars, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani declared on Iranian TV on Tuesday, according to Reuters. He said that if the United States wants to have negotiations with Iran then it must lift all sanctions. On Monday, Iran threatened to take further steps to reduce compliance with the 2015 deal in about a months time if Europe still failed to protect Iran from US sanctions. “With the continuation of the inaction of the Europeans in carrying out their commitments (to the nuclear deal) ......
  • Mother arrested for allegedly giving marijuana to her young children

    07/23/2019 10:27:47 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 16 replies
    KESQ ^ | 07/23/2019 | Jesus Reyes
    A Desert Hot Springs mother was arrested for allegedly supplying marijuana to her young children earlier this month. According to the Desert Hot Springs Police Department, several concerned citizens sent a video that was spread through social media to police on July 10. Police detectives took over the investigation and on July 17, served a search warrant in the 66600 block of Third St. Solomon added that she fears the recent legalization of marijuana might lead to a more "lax" attitude when it comes to parents and pot: “I’m sure it’s going to be something that’s going on that a...
  • Mother arrested for driving with her kids in pool on roof of her car

    07/10/2019 2:51:35 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 76 replies
    10TV ^ | 07/10/2019
    An Illinois mother was arrested after authorities say she was driving around with her kids inside a pool on the roof of her vehicle. The Dixon Police Department said they were notified by a concerned citizen about the vehicle on Tuesday. Officers found the vehicle driving around with a blue inflatable pool on the roof with two juveniles inside of it. She was also cited for failure to secure a passenger of the age of 8 and under the age of 16.
  • KISS rocker Gene Simmons visits Pentagon on a different mission

    05/16/2019 2:09:11 PM PDT · by NohSpinZone · 21 replies
    McClatchy DC ^ | 5/16/19 | BY TARA COPP
    KISS lead singer Gene Simmons visited the Pentagon Thursday for a very different mission from entertaining fans since the 1970s in a band famous for wild pyrotechnic displays on stage. Instead, Simmons spoke emotionally about what the country means to him. “I’m a proud son of a concentration camp survivor of Nazi Germany. My mother was 14 when she was in the camps,” he said. She died recently at the age of 93.
  • Man flushes grandparents' ashes down a toilet after fight with mother over marijuana use

    05/04/2019 11:14:32 AM PDT · by Libloather · 99 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 4/30/19 | John Gage
    A Pennsylvania man is facing criminal charges after flushing his grandparents' ashes down the toilet. Thomas Porter Wells, 33, allegedly did the deed after his mother kicked him out of her house because of his drinking habit and marijuana use. Wells texted his mother later, saying "and soon as you die you'll be going in the same spot where you belong down the (expletive) you (expletive)." **SNIP** Wells faces two counts of abuse of a corpse and criminal mischief.