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  • Ann B. Davis aka Alice from ‘The Brady Bunch’ Left Hollywood for Faith: ‘I was Born Again’

    06/04/2014 7:17:45 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 46 replies
    Patheos ^ | 2Jun14 | Rebecca Cusey
    Ann B. Davis, who played the beloved housekeeper Alice in The Brady Bunch, died over the weekend. New information is coming out about her faith and her life. The Associated Press reports: For many years after “The Brady Bunch” wound up, Davis led a quiet religious life, affiliating herself with a group led by [Episcopal Bishop William] Frey. “I was born again,” she told the AP in 1993. “It happens to Episcopalians. Sometimes it doesn’t hit you till you’re 47 years old. “It changed my whole life for the better. … I spent a lot of time giving Christian witness...
  • Actress Ann B. Davis, Devoted 'Brady Bunch' Housekeeper, Dies

    06/02/2014 6:06:00 AM PDT · by Phillyred · 26 replies
    Comic actress Ann B. Davis, who played the devoted housekeeper Alice on the television sitcom "The Brady Bunch" and won two Emmy awards as the forever-single secretary Schultzy on "The Bob Cummings Show," died on Sunday at age 88. Davis fell and hit her head on Saturday morning, CNN reported, citing a close friend of Davis, Bishop William Frey. Ann B. Davis on ‘The Brady Bunch’ in this 1969 photo.Alamy: AF Archive Ann B. Davis on ‘The Brady Bunch’ in this 1969 photo. She suffered a subdural hematoma and never regained consciousness, Frey told CNN. Davis' agent Robert Malcolm told...
  • Sheila MacRae of 'Honeymooners' fame dies at 92

    03/08/2014 10:40:32 AM PST · by Doogle · 25 replies
    ENGLEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Sheila MacRae starred on the Broadway stage and in films, yet it was her small-screen role as the tolerant and brassy wife of a Brooklyn bus driver for which she is most remembered. MacRae, best known for playing Alice Kramden to Jackie Gleason's Ralph in the 1960s re-creation of "The Honeymooners," died Thursday. She was 92. The actress died at the Lillian Booth Actors Home in Englewood, N.J., MacRae's granddaughter, Allison Mullavey, told The Associated Press on Friday. In the 1950s version of "The Honeymooners," Audrey Meadows starred with Gleason as the lovebirds and sparring partners...
  • Op-Ed: Paula Deen Weeps, Alice Walker Laughs

    06/27/2013 6:53:06 PM PDT · by Nachum · 35 replies
    inn ^ | 6/27/13 | Jack Engelhard
    There is politically correct bigotry and non-acceptable bigotry. Celebrity chef Paula Deen is a celebrity no more. She was fired from the Food Network for a racial slur, the N-word, which she uttered some time ago. She has since apologized for those hurtful remarks against African-Americans. Deen has begged for forgiveness. Nothing doing. Life will never be the same for Paula Deen. Life is much sweeter for celebrity author Alice Walker, who remains kosher despite remarks hurtful against the Jewish people. She has made no apologies. None necessary. Despite her festering grudge against Israel and her acrimony against Jewish people...
  • New Alice Walker Book Sinks to 'New Lows' on Anti-Semitism

    06/19/2013 10:12:04 AM PDT · by Nachum · 39 replies
    inn ^ | 6/19/13 | Rina Tzvi
    American writer Alice Walker, who has long made clear her antipathy toward the state of Israel, “has taken her extreme and hostile views to a shocking new level” in her latest book of meditations on life and her personal activism, according to a review of the book by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL). Walker’s “The Cushion in the Road” devotes 80 pages to fervently anti-Jewish ideas, explicit comparisons between Israel and Nazi Germany. The 12 essays of the section, titled “On Palestine,” which make up a quarter of the book, are rife with comparisons of Israelis to Nazis, denigrations of Judaism...
  • Obama Has the World In His Muslim Rabbit Hole!

    11/26/2012 8:08:54 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 1 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 11-26-2012 | MOTUS
    As happens time and time again: you wake up one day and it’s Spring! The next thing you know, summer is in full swing: and suddenly it’s Autumn. Then in the wink of an eye we find ourselves back in the grip of another cold, barren Winter. Egyptian tanks confront protestors in Cairo demonstrating against Morsi’s power grab “(snip)The explanation is self-evident: This is not secularized democracy protective of the rule of law and individual rights but Islamist authoritarianism.” Boy, who could’ve seen that coming? It’s almost as if our good intentions and the power of big guy’s personality alone...
  • Three-person civil union sparks controversy in Brazil

    08/28/2012 3:32:59 PM PDT · by markomalley · 69 replies
    BBC ^ | 8/28/2012
    A notary in the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo has sparked controversy by accepting a civil union between three people. Public Notary Claudia do Nascimento Domingues has said the man and two women should be entitled to family rights. She says there is nothing in law to prevent such an arrangement. But the move has angered some religious groups, while one lawyer described it as "absurd and totally illegal". The three individuals, who have declined to speak to the press, have lived in Rio de Janeiro together for three years and share bills and other expenses. Ms Domingues says they...
  • Allegations of voter fraud in Jim Wells, Brooks counties (Texas)

    07/07/2012 2:43:22 PM PDT · by Paleo Conservative · 23 replies
    Corpus Christi Caller-Times ^ | July 6, 2012 at 2:08 p.m., updated July 6, 2012 at 6:22 p.m | Julie Silva
    ALICE — There are about 325 supercentenarians in the country and 79th District Attorney Armando Barrera finds it hard to believe 18 of them voted in the Brooks County primary in May. In a petition to contest the election filed Friday, Barrera lists 18 voters who were all born on either Jan. 1, 1900, or Jan. 1, 1901, making each of them more than 110 years old. “Can you believe it?” Barrera said. “Maybe they’ve found the fountain of youth.” Armando and Homero Cruz are two men listed in the petition. According to Barrera, the two were both born on...

    06/15/2012 12:00:58 AM PDT · by Salamander · 240 replies
    He's baaaaaaaaaaa-aaaaack!
  • Prayer request for lost pet

    05/29/2012 6:24:26 PM PDT · by Salamander · 389 replies
    Me | 5/29/12 | Salamander
    Prayers for a lost pet
  • Alice in Wonderland Halloween party was no secret, W.H. says

    01/08/2012 5:07:10 PM PST · by ColdOne · 31 replies
    Politico44 ^ | 1/8/12 | BYRON TAU
    A White House official told POLITICO Sunday that a Halloween party thrown for military families in 2009 was no secret and that there was no conspiracy to cover-up the role of two well-known Hollywood figures. In her new book "The Obamas," Jodi Kantor reports that the White House communications staff was concerned about the optics of the Obamas hosting a star-studded 'Alice in Wonderland'-themed Halloween party in a time of economic misery. As a result, Kantor reports, they did not highlight the role that director Tim Burton and actor Johnny Depp played at the event. Burton helped decorate the White...
  • White House threw secret 'Alice in Wonderland' bash during recession

    01/08/2012 4:51:47 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 113 replies
    NY Post ^ | 1-7-12 | MICHAEL GARTLAND and CYNTHIA R. FAGEN
    It was the tea party the Obamas just couldn’t resist. A White House “Alice in Wonderland” costume ball — put on by Johnny Depp and Hollywood director Tim Burton — proved to be a Mad-as-a-Hatter idea that was never made public for fear of a political backlash during hard economic times, according to a new tell-all. “The Obamas,” by New York Times correspondent Jodi Kantor, tells of the first Halloween party the first couple feted at the White House in 2009. It was so over the top that “Star Wars” creator George Lucas sent the original Chewbacca to mingle with...
  • ‘Color Purple’ Author Alice Walker: Israel and America are Terrorist States

    06/24/2011 12:59:52 PM PDT · by Nachum · 32 replies · 1+ views
    Big Hollywood ^ | 6/24/11 | Hollywoodland
    Pulitzer Prize-winning author Alice Walker will join the flotilla of ships next week that will try to break Israel’s maritime blockade of the Gaza Strip. She says the goal is to bring supplies and raise awareness of the situation there. Last May, during a similar attempt by activists, Israel raided six ships. On one, clashes broke out and Israeli commandos killed nine people. (snip) AW: I think Israel is the greatest terrorist in that part of the world. And I think in general, the United States and Israel are great terrorist organizations themselves.
  • Clever Video: Alice In Health Care Land

    03/16/2010 3:54:26 PM PDT · by careyb · 6 replies · 534+ views
    Fox News ^ | 3/16/10 | Fox News
    A Fox News producer made this - it's pretty good.
  • Hollywood Turns Alice Into Feminist Manifesto, Anti-Male Action Flick

    03/16/2010 10:52:36 AM PDT · by Borges · 60 replies · 1,220+ views ^ | 03/04/10 | Debbie Schlussel
    If you’re planning to see Disney’s new version of “Alice in Wonderland,” know that it really isn’t Alice in Wonderland at all. It’s Gloria (Steinem) and Betty (Friedan) and Susan (Sarandon) in a high tech, souped up, feminist wonderland. It’s like NOW (the National Organization for Women) invaded a kids’ flick and turned it into a horror movie. There’s nothing wondrous or wonderful about it. It’s dumbed down baloney. The new “Alice” is about the horrors of marriage and how, even back in the 1800s a young girl knows more about business and trading in far off lands than a...
  • [South Texas:]Alice Police Officer Shot While Chasing Suspected Bank Robber

    04/10/2008 11:09:52 AM PDT · by SwinneySwitch · 15 replies · 539+ views
    KRIS 6 News ^ | April 10, 2008 | Roxanne Carrillo
    ALICE- has learned that an Alice police officer was shot in the leg Thursday morning during a chase for a suspected bank robber. The robbery happened at the Wells Fargo Bank around 10:30 a.m. Alice police have confirmed that one suspect is dead, another is in custody, and officers are now searching for another suspect near FM 665. Preliminary reports have the bank robber as a Hispanic male with a long goatee. He was last seen wearing a camouflage jacket, blue jeans and a navy baseball cap and is said to be armed and dangerous. Online Reporter: Roxanne Carrillo
  • Texas mayor resigns over allegations she stole neighbour's dog; custody hearing set

    02/02/2008 1:14:14 PM PST · by george76 · 17 replies · 120+ views
    THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ^ | February 2, 2008
    A small-town Texas mayor accused of secretly keeping her neighbour's dog after telling them the pet died has resigned. Grace Saenz-Lopez apologized Friday to Alice residents and said she believed her actions were in the dog's best interest. A custody hearing Monday is expected to decide who gets "Puddles", who Saenz-Lopez renamed "Panchito" after taking the dog last summer. A neighbouring family accuses Saenz-Lopez of refusing to return the dog after leaving it in her care while they went on vacation. A day after her neighbours left, Saenz-Lopez called to tell them Puddles had died. Three months later, a relative...
  • Alice (Cooper) in radioland: Hub station picks up rocker’s show

    10/31/2006 12:44:58 AM PST · by raccoonradio · 5 replies · 332+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | 10/31/06 | Jessica Heslam
    Politics might be the top water-cooler conversation this week, but don’t expect to hear it coming over the airwaves from shock-rocker Alice Cooper, whose syndicated radio show has been picked up by Boston’s WZLX-FM. “I don’t do politics. Hate politics,” said Cooper, who said rock and politics don’t mix. “Rock ’n’ roll is entertainment. Since when do we rockers know anything about politics?” Cooper, 58, was a guest DJ early yesterday at WZLX (100.7), where his syndicated radio show, “Nights with Alice Cooper,” now airs on Saturday nights. The granddad of theatrical metal performed at the Orpheum Sunday and ends...
  • Alice surgeon treated Cheney shooting victim

    02/14/2006 6:26:01 PM PST · by Ellesu · 24 replies · 983+ views ^ | 01/14/06 | Ofelia Garcia Hunter
    Subnani saw Whittington in Kingsville: An Alice surgeon was one of two doctors that first treated Harry Whittington, an avid hunter that was pellet sprayed by Vice-President Dick Cheney Saturday evening while quail hunting at the Armstrong Ranch in Kenedy County. "We usually don't take care of gun shot wounds, but they wanted to come to the Kingsville hospital," said Raj Subnani, a surgeon for CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Alice and CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Kleberg. "We immediately, including all the nursing staff, took care of him (Whittington)." He said that about 15 to 20 Kingsville hospital staff members helped care for...
  • First Doctor to Treat Cheney Victim Tells Texas Paper He Wanted to Send Him Home

    02/14/2006 9:25:07 AM PST · by Mr. Brightside · 101 replies · 3,924+ views
    First Doctor to Treat Cheney Victim Tells Texas Paper He Wanted to Send Him Home By Joe Strupp Published: February 14, 2006 12:05 PM ET NEW YORK While news reports from The New York Times to the Austin American-Statesman have been describing the injuries to Harry Whittington, the victim of Vice President Dick Cheney's accidental shooting, as more serious than first believed, as he remains hospitalized today, the tiny Alice [Texas] Echo-News Journal will offer a different version later today, E&P has learned. According to the afternoon daily, located about 60 miles from the shooting site, the first doctor to...