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  • ‘This Jury Failed Our Families.’ Loved Ones of Parkland School Massacre Victims Say Justice Eludes Them

    10/13/2022 4:49:05 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 35 replies
    CNN ^ | Thu October 13, 2022 | Ray Sanchez
    Gina Montalto’s parents simply clutched hands and cried as it was announced Thursday that a Florida jury recommended the Parkland school shooter should not be condemned to death. Tony Montalto, Gina’s father and president of the advocacy group Stand with Parkland, called it “yet another gut punch for so many of us who devastatingly lost our loved ones on that tragic Valentine’s Day at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.” “Seventeen beautiful lives were cut short, by murder, and the monster that killed them gets to live to see another day,” Montalto said in a statement, echoing the sentiments of other...
  • Arlo Guthrie: I can't Help Falling In Love With You

    02/14/2022 8:04:27 PM PST · by Fai Mao · 11 replies
    You Tube ^ | 2009 | Arlo Guthrie
    A really funny story to go with the song
  • Mom-of-four spends Valentine's Day delivering hundreds of bouquets of flowers and bottles of wine to 'forgotten' widows after raising over $22,000 in donations

    02/14/2022 4:04:27 PM PST · by Trillian · 10 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 14 February 2022 | Lillian Gissen
    Spending Valentine's Day alone after losing a loved one can be hard - which is why a North Carolina woman is dedicating her Valentine's Day to delivering hundreds of flowers to widows. Ashley Manning, a florist from Charlotte, won't be celebrating the day of love by having a romantic date night with her husband, but will instead be offering comfort to those who no longer have a husband with whom to celebrate. With the help of 300 volunteers and thousands of donations, the mother-of-four plans to deliver more than 400 bouquets to women who will be without their significant other...
  • Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Find Heart-Shaped Meth

    02/14/2022 1:33:05 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 10 replies
    KION546 ^ | February 14, 2022 | Ricardo Tovar
    The Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office found around 30 grams of heart-shaped meth during a traffic stop Sunday night. Law authorities said the rock in the photo weighed about a half oz. and they aren't sure how that converts to carats. Whether it's chocolates, roses or rocks make sure your significant other feels loved today.
  • Heart-Shaped Watermelon Goes for Over Bt100,000 ($3345 USD)at Si Sa Ket Auction

    02/13/2021 7:59:00 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 5 replies
    The Nation Thailand ^ | Feb 13. 2021
    Jakjai Chamaimas Watermelon Farm in Si Sa Ket’s Muang district held an auction event on Friday to sell its signature heart-shaped watermelons, aiming to raise funds for the Si Sa Ket provinicial hospital. The event was held in cooperation with Tourism Authority of Thailand, Si Sa Ket Tourism Industry Council and Christina Sanitaryware Ltd, owner of the farm which grows heart-shaped organic watermelons in a greenhouse over a 1 rai (0.16 hectare) area. The bidding price for the heart-shaped watermelons started at Bt50,000 each. Si Sa Ket MP Wiwatchai Hotrawaisaya offered the highest price at Bt100,900. “I am giving this...
  • Bidens view Valentine’s Day decorations on White House lawn

    02/12/2021 10:06:40 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 36 replies
    Associated Press ^ | February 12, 2021
    First lady Jill Biden has a valentine for the American people: giant pink, white and red hearts bearing calls for “unity,” “hope” and “love” installed early Friday on the North Lawn of the White House. “I just wanted some joy,” the first lady told reporters during a surprise visit to the lawn with President Joe Biden and their two German shepherds, Champ and Major. “I think things have been so — with the pandemic — everybody’s feeling a little down, so it’s just a little joy, a little hope, that’s all.” The oversized hearts, also emblazoned with words like “kindness,”...
  • Limited indoor dining will return to NYC by Valentine’s Day, Cuomo says

    01/29/2021 9:54:14 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 23 replies
    nypost ^ | 01/29/2021 | Nolan Hicks and Bernadette Hogan
    Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday that limited indoor dining will return to Big Apple bars and restaurants beginning Valentine’s Day as the rate of new coronavirus infections in the five boroughs continues to tick down. Local eateries have been pushing hard for the restoration of at least some indoor service as the coronavirus pandemic continues to crush their finances — and a string of cold snaps and winter storms has put a crimp on outdoor dining and further bitten into their bottom lines.
  • A Trump Valentine's Day Story

    02/16/2020 3:10:47 AM PST · by Kaslin · 9 replies ^ | February 16, 2020 | Wayne Allyn Root
    As I sit here typing this column, it's Valentine's Day. And I am as happy as I've ever been in my life. It's a special Valentine's Day for me this year for a couple of reasons. First, I love my fiancee, Cindy, and we are in the midst of planning our wedding. But there is a second reason this day is so special. There is a political and patriotic twist to Valentine's Day this year. President Donald Trump is making us all fall in love with America again. Yes, President Trump has made America great again. The economy is booming....
  • St. Valentine's Day's Lesson for the Ages

    02/15/2020 7:48:48 AM PST · by jfd1776 · 2 replies
    Illinois Review ^ | February 14, 2020 A.D. | John F Di Leo
    Across the country, Saint Valentine’s Day is thought of as one of the great romantic date nights… unless you grow up as a Chicago Italian, in which case a very different kind of event comes to mind. At 10:30 AM on February 14, 1929, at a usually quiet garage located at 2122 N Clark Street, one of the most memorable and defining dates in Chicago history occurred, when seven mobsters of the North Side Gang were killed by four other mobsters from a rival gang who were impersonating Chicago police officers. The Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre is remembered as a...
  • Updated Valentine's Day Cards Now Include Long Form Asking For Consent

    02/14/2020 12:56:44 PM PST · by BipolarBob · 14 replies
    Babylon Bee ^ | 02/14/2020 | Babylon Bee
    U.S.—New, modern Valentine's Day cards for the woke are including long forms asking for your partner's consent to continue your advances. The updated, modernized Valentine's Day cards say things like, "I love you!" and "Be mine!" Then, when you open them up, a 300-page contract falls out, requiring your signature and initials to confirm that you consent to being pursued romantically. Some even have consent-minded slogans like "Be Mine -- if you want! No big deal if not. Let me know. Whatever." "Nothing says 'I love you' like making your S.O. sign hundreds of pages confirming she consents to your...
  • Valentine’s Day Open Thread

    02/14/2020 6:44:38 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 15 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 2-14-20 | MOTUS
    Red clothes:Flowers:Sweets:Special Effects:Cards:Sentiments: Correct:Incorrect: Valentine’s Day: if you’re going to do it, do it right.Posted from: MOTUS A.D.
  • The Cold Month That Warms the Heart

    02/11/2020 6:51:49 AM PST · by Kaslin · 1 replies ^ | February 11, 2020 | Robert Knight
    June may be more famous for nuptials, especially outdoor ceremonies. However, February is hands-down the most marriage-and-romance-centric month. It’s National Wedding Month, has National Marriage Week (Feb. 7-14), and, of course, Valentine’s Day (Feb. 14). So, break out the roses and chocolate. Valentine’s Day is named after a Christian saint who was most probably martyred on Feb. 14, 269 A.D. for marrying Christian couples in defiance of a Roman government edict, and for assisting persecuted Christians. Today, as with many traditions in Western culture that had a Christian origin, Valentine’s Day has broadened into a secular festivity, boosted by major...
  • St. Valentine: The Real Story

    02/09/2020 8:46:41 AM PST · by CondoleezzaProtege · 4 replies
    CBN ^ | David Kithcart
    Flowers, candy, red hearts and romance. That's what Valentine's day is all about, right? Well, maybe not. The origin of this holiday for the expression of love really isn't romantic at all—at least not in the traditional sense. Father Frank O'Gara of Whitefriars Street Church in Dublin, Ireland, tells the real story of the man behind the holiday—St. Valentine. "He was a Roman Priest at a time when there was an emperor called Claudias who persecuted the church at that particular time," Father O'Gara explains. " He also had an edict that prohibited the marriage of young people. This was...
  • Gov. Cuomo reportedly pleaded to Jeff Bezos to bring Amazon HQ2 back to New York

    03/01/2019 3:15:07 AM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 56 replies
    CNBC ^ | 2/28/19 | Lauren Feiner
    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is trying to win back Amazon by making calls to executives, including Jeff Bezos, according to The New York Times. Cuomo is upset with local politicians who had opposed the deal with Amazon. Amazon abandoned its plans to build half of its new headquarters in New York City earlier this month. Several local New York leaders will publish an open letter in the Times, asking Amazon to come back. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been pleading with Amazon executives, including CEO Jeff Bezos, to reconsider their decision to abandon plans to build a new...
  • Can Will Witt Get a Date in a MAGA Hat? (video)

    02/18/2019 11:48:47 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 18 replies
    PragerU ^ | February 14, 2019 | Will Witt
    What happens when Will Witt asks women if they would go on a date with him while wearing a MAGA hat? Watch to find out!
  • Happy Valentine’s Day 2019

    02/14/2019 6:51:08 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 4 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 2-14-19 | MOTUS
    Here it is, Valentine’s Day 2019.  Are you better off than you were the last time Obama was president on Valentine’s Day?  Allow me to answer, yes you are, so Happy Valentine’s – somebody loves you!Fortunately for us, it’s our President The largely unreported and to some ironic reality of the past two years is that the world overall is a better, safer, more prosperous place since the swearing in of Donald Trump as President of the United States in 2016. Better than it was under Barack Obama and better than it was under George W. Bush…The Revolutionary Act –...
  • This Is Your Last Warning

    02/13/2019 7:23:34 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 18 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 2-13-19 | MOTUS
    Consider this a Valentine’s Day Heads-up. You now have only one day to make or acquire a proper Valentine card and gift for that special someone. If you fail, there will be consequences.Don’t say I didn’t warn you.Now go have some more covfefe and get to work.Time’s a wastin’Posted from: MOTUS A.D.
  • My Funny Valentine - who was the real creator of this song?

    02/11/2019 3:58:48 PM PST · by ZGypsy
    My funny valentine latest cover
  • Waffle House offering romantic Valentine's Day date night

    02/11/2019 4:26:13 AM PST · by TADSLOS · 40 replies
    Fox 5 Atlanta ^ | Feb 9, 2019 | Staff
    NORCROSS, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Looking for a last-minute dinner idea for your special someone this Valentine's Day? Why not celebrate love with something scattered, smothered, and covered. This year, select Waffle House restaurants accross 21 states will be offering a romantic night out for two to celebrate love that special way that only a Waffle House can offer. Nearly 200 restaurants in the chain will be dimming the lights, putting out nice white table cloths, and welcoming couples for a special dinner service. This is the 12th year in a row the company is celebrating with the Valentine's...
  • FLOTUS Friday: Post-Valentine Edition

    02/16/2018 6:09:32 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 2 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 2-16-18 | MOTUS
    It’s been a long week and I think we could all use a palate cleanser. How about FLOTUS visiting sick children at the National Institute of Health to pass out Valentines and make cookies?The media coverage was predictable, as usual: Melania Trump was feeling the love on Valentine's Day in $2,995 Calvin Klein look. [Imagine that, wife of billionaire wears designer coat.] Melania Trump Spends Valentine's Day with Ill Kids as Husband's Lawyer Admits He Paid Off Porn Star. [Guess what? We still don’t care.] And my personal favorite: Twitter calls her out for not wishing her husband a happy...