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  • Daily Reflections with Oswald Chambers [June 20, 2012]

    06/20/2012 4:32:57 AM PDT · by Vision · 4 replies
    Have You Come to “When” Yet? "The Lord restored Job’s losses when he prayed for his friends" —Job 42:10 A pitiful, sickly, and self-centered kind of prayer and a determined effort and selfish desire to be right with God are never found in the New Testament. The fact that I am trying to be right with God is actually a sign that I am rebelling against the atonement by the Cross of Christ. I pray, “Lord, I will purify my heart if You will answer my prayer— I will walk rightly before You if You will help me.” But...

    06/20/2012 4:29:04 AM PDT · by Homer_J_Simpson · 5 replies
    Microfilm-New York Times archives, Monterey Public Library | 6/20/42 | Frank L. Kluckhohn, Raymond Daniell, Joseph M. Levy, George Axelsson, Hanson W. Baldwin
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  • The Demographics of Israeli Politics

    06/20/2012 4:27:34 AM PDT · by expat1000 · 2 replies
    Sultan Knish ^ | Tuesday, June 19, 2012 | Daniel Greenfield
    Israeli demographics have always made for a chaotic political culture. While to the outside world, it's a nation of Jews, internally it's a nation of Russians, Anglos, native Sabras, Yemenites, Syrians, Persians and a hundred others. Even the smallest group has its compartmentalized identities: the delicate differences between immigrants from a single country but different towns, the countless distinctions among its religious communities in their own way are united and disunited. The politics of such a country encompass too many groups to list. There are the 19th Century Hungarian immigrants who came in preparation for the coming of the Messiah...
  • Oklahoma GOP looks to turn congressional slate red in 2012

    06/20/2012 4:23:46 AM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 6 replies
    The Oklahoman ^ | June 16, 2012 | Sean Murphy
    Thrown open last summer when U.S. Rep. Dan Boren announced plans to step down and not seek a fifth term, six Republicans are looking to flip the only Democrat-held seat in the state's congressional delegation from blue to red. This really is the big prize for the Republican Party in Oklahoma this year, said Oklahoma's Republican Party Chairman Matt Pinnell. It will be the biggest race in Oklahoma this year, outside of the presidential race. This is a battleground congressional race. The six Republicans are three-term state Rep. George Faught, 49, of Muskogee; business owner Markwayne Mullin, 34, of Westville;...
  • There's A Triple Tax Increase In Your Future

    06/20/2012 4:10:49 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    IBD ^ | 06/20/2012 | By MERRILL MATTHEWS,
    Imagine if your taxes tripled literally overnight. The so-called Bush tax cuts are set to expire at the end of the year. That means that all of the current income tax rates will rise to pre-2001 levels overnight. The lowest rate will jump from 10% to 15% and the highest from 35% to 39.6%. Although Congress extended all of the cuts at the end of last year, some Democrats have pledged to let the tax cuts expire for the "rich" individuals making $200,000, and $250,000 for families. Pre-2001, dividends had been taxed at workers' income tax rate. The...
  • Texas man won't face charges for killing daughter's assailant

    06/20/2012 4:07:36 AM PDT · by djf · 30 replies ^ | 6/20/2012 | WFAA
    A young Texas father who beat to death with his fists a man molesting his 5-year-old daughter will not be charged, authorities said Tuesday as they released a dramatic 911 tape of the dad frantically pleading for help before the hired ranch helper died...
  • Obama's Lawless Presidency Close To Totalitarianism

    06/20/2012 4:03:48 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 32 replies
    Investors Business Daily ^ | 6/18/2012 | Editorial Staff
    The Obama Record: The chief executive who swore to faithfully execute the nation's laws picks those he'll ignore and makes up others through regulation and executive order. He sees no need for a Congress or Constitution. Maybe it's because Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts stumbled a bit in leading President Obama through the oath of office that the president doesn't feel bound by it. But through the awkwardness these words were heard: "I, Barack Hussein Obama, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the office of President of the United States, and will to the best...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem (6/20/12)[Prayer]

    06/20/2012 4:03:09 AM PDT · by left that other site · 28 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 6/20/12 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Isaiah 44 6. This is what the Lord says Israels King and Redeemer, the Lord Almighty: I am the first and I am the last; apart from me there is no God. 7. Who then is like me? Let him proclaim it. Let him declare and lay out before me what has happened since I established my ancient people, and what is yet to come yes, let them foretell what will come. 8. Do not tremble, do not be afraid. Did I not proclaim this and foretell it long ago? You are my...
  • Obama's grandfather tortured by the British? A fantasy (like most of the Presidents own memoir)

    06/20/2012 3:48:30 AM PDT · by dennisw · 12 replies
    dailymail ^ | 6-19 | Toby Harnden
    Obama himself, Maraniss finds, deliberately distorted elements of his own life to fit into a racial narrative. The author writes that Obama presents himself in his memoir as blacker and more disaffected than he really was. The memoir accentuates characters drawn from black acquaintances who played lesser roles his real life but could be used to advance a line of thought, while leaving out or distorting the actions of friends who happened to be white. Fabricated?: 'Barack Obama: The Story' by David Maraniss catalogues dozens of instances in which Obama deviated significantly from the truth in his book A new...
  • Romney to speak at NAACP next month

    06/20/2012 3:47:30 AM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 39 replies
    The Wire ^ | 6/19/2012
    Republican White House hopeful Mitt Romney will address the largest black civil rights group in the United States next month, the NAACP said Tuesday. Romney, who squares off against President Barack Obama in November's election, will attend the annual convention of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, set for July 7-12 in Houston, Texas. Romney was invited to address the convention shortly after he clinched his party's presidential nomination last month, NAACP spokesman Derek Turner said. The organization is also hoping Obama, the country's first African-American president, will attend the event. Both he and Senator John McCain...
  • North Rowan teacher in video controversy will keep job

    06/20/2012 3:23:55 AM PDT · by SkyPilot · 33 replies
    Salisbury Post ^ | 19 Jun 12 | None listed
    The North Rowan High School teacher who told students its criminal to speak ill of the president will keep her job with the Rowan-Salisbury School System. Although Tanya Dixon-Neely has been suspended without pay, she will return next school year, when she will be required to start a monitored growth plan, Superintendent Dr. Judy Grissom said in a press release. The district received national attention when a nearly 10-minute video of Dixon-Neely and senior Hunter Rogers engaging in a heated political debate went viral. In the video, the Dixon-Neely can be heard telling Rogers that he could be criminally charged...
  • Nothing sweet about heckling Obama in the Rose Garden

    06/20/2012 2:59:28 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 68 replies
    Washington Post ^ | June 19, 2012 | Dana Milbank
    What does conservative pundit Tucker Carlson have to do with an outhouse in Montana? More than you might think. Over the weekend, the Montana Republican Party proved wrong those of us who believe our political discourse has gone down the toilet. In fact, our political discourse has gone to a place where there isnt even plumbing. Outside the Montana GOP convention in Missoula stood an outhouse labeled Obama Presidential Library and painted as though it had been shot full of holes, according to the local paper. Inside, a fake birth certificate for Barack Hussein Obama was stamped with an expletive...
  • Rep. Issa disappointed, says contempt vote against Holder will move forward

    06/20/2012 2:58:24 AM PDT · by Libloather · 48 replies
    The Hill ^ | 6/19/12 | Jordy Yager
    Rep. Issa disappointed, says contempt vote against Holder will move forwardBy Jordy Yager - 06/19/12 05:55 PM ET A House panel is expected to vote Wednesday to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress after a last-ditch effort to reach a deal over documents related to Operation Fast and Furious appeared to fail. After a Tuesday evening meeting with Holder and other lawmakers in the Capitol, Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) said he was disappointed that the attorney general had not come with the documents demanded by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. Issa, Holders chief interlocutor in...
  • Elderly patients 'helped to die to free up beds', warns doctor

    06/20/2012 2:57:13 AM PDT · by markomalley · 19 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 6/20/12 | Donna Bowater
    Professor Patrick Pullicino has claimed that doctors are using a care pathway designed to help make people's final days more comfortable as an equivalent to euthanasia. The Liverpool Care Pathway (LCP) is used in hospitals for patients who are terminally ill or are expected to die imminently. Under the pathway, doctors can withdraw treatment, food and water while patients are heavily sedated. Almost a third of patients - 130,000 - who die in hospital or under NHS care a year are on the LCP. Professor Pullicino said he believed the LCP was being used as an "assisted death pathway" with...
  • Quinn & Rose - Americas Morning Show - June 20, 2012

    06/20/2012 2:38:24 AM PDT · by sneakers · 7 replies
    Before yunz head dahntahn to work, or start to red up the house nat, join us every morning for coffee (or whatever gets yinz started) and maybe some serious discussion of the issues (or not!) Listen to the Quinn & Rose Morning Show at: (104.7 Pittsburgh, Pa) (Rochester, NY) (Akron, OH) (airs later from 9-12) (Ashland, OH) (Frostburg, MD) (Salisbury/Ocean City, MD WOBX - Outer banks NC for archived shows And now on 166 XM
  • EU studying links between Italian mafia and Somalian pirates

    06/20/2012 2:19:52 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 5 replies
    EU Observer ^ | 06/20/2012 @ 09:28 | Andrew Rettman
    The EU special envoy for Somalia is looking into a fresh report that pirates are in business with Italian gangsters on toxic waste. The Paris-based criminologist, Michel Koutouzis, who carries out investigations for the UN and for EU institutions, described the problem in a new bookCrime, Trafficking and Networkspublished in May. He said organized crime groups in south Italythe Camorra, 'Ndranghetta and La Sacra Corona Unitasupply Somalian warlords with black market small arms from the Western Balkans in return for permission to dump waste. "Tonnes of waste are discharged every year off the coasts of Somalia, Sudan and Eritrea under...
  • Top doctor's chilling claim: The NHS kills off 130,000 elderly patients every year

    06/20/2012 2:19:52 AM PDT · by roughman · 21 replies
    UK Daily Mail | 20 June 2012 | Steve Doughty
    NHS doctors are prematurely ending the lives of thousands of elderly hospital patients because they are difficult to manage or to free up beds, a senior consultant claimed yesterday. Professor Patrick Pullicino said doctors had turned the use of a controversial death pathway into the equivalent of euthanasia of the elderly. He claimed there was often a lack of clear evidence for initiating the Liverpool Care Pathway, a method of looking after terminally ill patients that is used in hospitals across the country. It is designed to come into force when doctors believe it is impossible for a patient to...
  • Americans for Prosperity launches six-state, $3M Senate ad buy

    06/20/2012 2:00:34 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 7 replies
    The Blaze ^ | June 19, 2012 | By Cameron Joseph
    The conservative outside group Americans for Prosperity has launched a $3 million ad campaign against Democratic Senate candidates in six states, the group's spokesman told The Hill. The targets: Sens. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.), Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) and Jon Tester (D-Mont.), Reps. Shelley Berkley (D-Nev.) and Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) and former Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine (D). The group, which is largely bankrolled by the conservative billionaire Koch brothers, is already on the air in Montana and Wisconsin, tying Tester to President Obama and hitting Baldwin on deficit spending. The rest of their ads will launch by the end of the week,...
  • Today's Toons 6/20/12

    06/20/2012 1:18:51 AM PDT · by pookie18 · 13 replies
    The Right Reasons ^ | 6/20/12 | pookie18
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  • State Bar says let illegal immigrant practice law

    06/20/2012 1:11:55 AM PDT · by thecodont · 25 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle / ^ | Wednesday, June 20, 2012 | Bob Egelko
    An illegal immigrant who passes the bar exam and demonstrates good moral character should be eligible to practice law, the State Bar has declared in a court filing. The bar, which oversees California's 225,000 lawyers, told the state Supreme Court on Monday that federal law leaves regulation of the legal profession largely up to the states and does not appear to prohibit Sergio C. Garcia, 35, of Chico from obtaining an attorney's license. Garcia was 17 months old when his parents brought him to the United States from Mexico. He returned to Mexico with them at age 9, came back...