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  • Kennel owner takes gamble on dog business

    07/18/2013 7:17:15 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 14 replies
    Glendale Now ^ | 7-18-13 | Michael Meidenbaur
    Dog Tired Dogs cage-free setting offers owner new beginning Glendale — Downsized and downtrodden, Susan Taylor was in life's doghouse. Decades ago, she had been in the prosperous business of supplying ingredients to Milwaukee's brewers. As that business began to taper off in the 80s and 90s, Taylor was one of many shown the door when her employer was snapped up by a larger company. Suddenly outside an industry for which she had cultivated a particular skill set, Taylor went on a 15-year "journey to find out what to do with my life" — a long and difficult journey that...
  • John Lennon meets Paul McCartney (55 years ago today!)

    07/06/2012 6:04:35 PM PDT · by yorkie · 46 replies
    beatlesbible ^ | July 6, 2012
    On the afternoon of 6 July 1957 the Quarrymen skiffle group played at the garden fete of St Peter's Church, Woolton, Liverpool. The performance took place on a stage in a field behind the church. In the band were John Lennon (vocals, guitar), Eric Griffiths (guitar), Colin Hanton (drums), Rod Davies (banjo), Pete Shotton (washboard) and Len Garry (tea chest bass). The group arrived on the back of a lorry. As well as music, there were craft and cake stalls, games of hoop-la, police dog demonstrations and the traditional crowning of the Rose Queen. The fete was a highlight of...
  • SEC's Goldman charges could be just the beginning

    04/17/2010 11:17:21 PM PDT · by Nachum · 3 replies · 397+ views
    mcclatchy ^ | 4/17/10 | Greg Gordon
    WASHINGTON — Goldman Sachs, whose tactics exiting the collapsing subprime mortgage market have been under government scrutiny for months, now faces federal fraud charges that it duped investors into losing $1 billion on a rigged offshore deal pegged to dicey home loans. The suit, brought Friday by the Securities and Exchange Commission, accuses Goldman and one of its vice presidents, 31-year-old Fabrice Tourre, of allowing a Wall Street hedge fund to secretly select many of the securities in the deal.
  • (David)LIMBAUGH: The Beginning of the End or of Rebirth?

    03/26/2010 3:18:03 AM PDT · by Son House · 12 replies · 755+ views
    St. Louis Globe-Democrat ^ | March 26, 2010 | David Limbaugh
    To borrow a phrase from President Barack Obama, "let's be clear" on a couple of things: First, it's not an exaggeration to say Obamacare is socialized medicine; in fact, it doesn't go far enough simply to say it represents the government takeover of our entire health care system. It is also a major step (begun long ago) in the complete dismantling of the unique American constitutional experiment and of the social compact between Americans and their government. Obama's now-realized goal of fundamental change is to make the government the people's master instead of their servant. Secondly, we should not suffer...
  • Pelosi brags that Obamacare is just the beginning

    03/16/2010 9:53:09 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies · 891+ views
    American Thinker ^ | 03/16/2010 | Rick Moran
    Byron York writing in The Examiner: "If you have any doubt that the Democratic leadership of the House views passing the current health care reform bill as the beginning, not the end, of the process of creating a national government health care system, just note what Speaker Nancy Pelosi told a group of bloggers on Monday. "My biggest fight has been between those who wanted to do something incremental and those who wanted to do something comprehensive," Pelosi said, according to an account by Washington Post reform advocate Ezra Klein. "We won that fight, and once we kick through this...
  • C-130 arrival in Poland marks end, new beginning

    11/10/2009 3:02:38 PM PST · by SandRat · 4 replies · 777+ views
    Air Force Link ^ | Master Sgt. Scott Wagers,USAF
    11/10/2009 - RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany (AFNS) -- Ramstein Air Base Airmen delivered the base's last E-model C-130 Hercules Nov. 2 to Powidz Air Base, Poland, marking the end of 38 years of service to the U.S. Air Force but the newest addition to the Polish air force's blossoming fleet of strategic airlifters. C-130 tail No. 1299 touched down and as the aircrew exited the aircraft Polish air force Brig. Gen. Tadeusz Mikutel, the 33rd Air Base commander, and Lt. Col. Mieczyslaw Gaudyn, 14th Airlift Squadron commander, welcomed the American Airmen with warm greetings and a firm handshake. "The main...
  • News flash: God is not the 'Creator'(On God's Side)

    10/17/2009 8:27:27 PM PDT · by bogusname · 18 replies · 872+ views
    WND ^ | October 16, 2009 | Joseph Farah
    Professor Ellen van Wolde, described as "a respected Old Testament scholar and author" in the London Telegraph, claims the first sentence of Genesis – "In the beginning God created the Heaven and the Earth" – is not a true translation of the Hebrew. "She claims she has carried out fresh textual analysis that suggests the writers of the great book never intended to suggest that God created the world – and in fact the Earth was already there when he created humans and animals," the report says. How this little morsel has eluded scholars for the past 3,000 years was...
  • Gates Plan May Be Beginning of the End of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

    07/01/2009 1:16:02 PM PDT · by Nachum · 10 replies · 589+ views
    breitbart ^ | 7/1/09 | PRN Newswire
    Pentagon Studies Ways to Relax Enforcement as First Step; Impact on Troops Would be Minimal SANTA BARBARA, Calif., July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the wake of yesterday's unexpected Pentagon announcement about gays in the military, experts say the "don't ask, don't tell" policy may be on the brink of irreversible change that would speed up its demise. After speaking with President Obama last week, Defense Secretary Robert Gates has asked military lawyers to explore how to modify enforcement of the policy in ways that are "more flexible until the law is changed." The President Monday reiterated his intention to end...
  • Warning: Sunspot cycle beginning to rise

    05/08/2009 10:08:28 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 58 replies · 1,941+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 5/8/09 | AP
    WASHINGTON – The sun is moving into a busier period for sunspots. Forecasters expect a relatively mild outbreak by historical standards, but one major solar storm can cause havoc with satellites and electrical systems. Researcher Doug Biesecker (BEE-sec-ker) of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's space weather prediction center compared solar storms to hurricanes: A weak cycle may mean fewer storms, but even one powerful one can be devastating.
  • American Muslims beginning to fear that 'Islamophobia' is gripping the U.S.

    04/12/2007 11:20:53 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 109 replies · 2,973+ views
    LA Daily News ^ | 4/12/07 | Brad A. Greenberg
    NORTHRIDGE - The Muslim university student was listening to his biology professor when the lecture sharply digressed from evolution. "Don't talk to Muslims about religion," the California State University, Northridge, teacher reportedly said. "Because they turn to a different animal." The unidentified student reported the incident to CSUN's Muslim Student Association, which sent a letter to university President Jolene Koester, demanding that the teacher apologize and that the university conduct sensitivity training. "The school needs to provide a safe environment for our students' education," said Zabie Mansoory, Muslim association president. "It is a biology class, for God's sake. Religion shouldn't...
  • Former Terrorist Base Sees New Beginning (They can turn a sows ear to a silk purse)

    03/21/2006 3:35:32 PM PST · by SandRat · 6 replies · 294+ views
    Defend America News ^ | Lt. Brett Matzenbacher
    Former Terrorist Base Sees New Beginning The small village of Sadr Al Yousefiyah has become a source ofsweeping change in this war-torn region of Iraq. By U.S. Army Lt. Brett Matzenbacher 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division CAMP STRIKER, Iraq, March 21, 2006 — The word “Sadr,” in Arabic, roughly translates as “the beginning.” In the case of Sadr Al Yousefiyah, it refers to the small cluster of houses that surround the source of the Yousefiyah River. However, this town has become symbolic as a source of more than just a modest river in the south Baghdad area....
  • Iraqi officer beginning course on fort Monday (Ft. Huachuca, AZ)

    03/03/2006 4:59:10 PM PST · by SandRat · 4 replies · 214+ views
    FORT HUACHUCA — The first Iraqi officer to attend training on this post starts classes Monday. The officer has been on the post this week preparing for the Military Intelligence Captain’s Career Course, said Lt. Col. Brian Clark. The Iraqi will be one of 14 foreign officers in the class, and he is the first of six Iraqis scheduled to go through training on Fort Huachuca this year, said Clark, commander of the 304th Military Intelligence Battalion. The battalion provides training for hundreds of U.S. Army officers, as well as more than 200 foreign officers a year. The name and...
  • Home Project Offers Wounded Vet New Beginning

    02/10/2006 5:00:08 PM PST · by SandRat · 2 replies · 427+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Feb 10, 2006 | Paul X. Rutz
    WOODBRIDGE, Va., Feb. 10, 2006 – As he maneuvered his wheelchair through rooms under renovation yesterday, former Army Staff Sgt. Eugene Simpson celebrated the purchase of his new house and raised awareness that the project still needs more help to reach its goal. Homes for Our Troops recently purchased this house in Woodbridge, Va., and has begun renovations to accommodate former Army Staff Sgt. Eugene Simpson's injuries. The sergeant's spine was severed by shrapnel when he was serving in Iraq. The renovation is expected to last four months. Photo by William D. Moss  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available....
  • PLEASE! STOP POSTING SAME MESSAGE ON ALL BOARDS!

    08/16/2002 7:39:49 AM PDT · by Merchant Seaman · 715 replies · 30,137+ views
    Annoyed Reader
    The purpose of FreeRepublic.com's multiple message boards is to limit the topics for each board to particular topics. Posting the same message on all the boards defeats the purpose of multiple-boards for special topics. It is very annoying to see the same message on every bulletin board. PLEASE! DO THE READERS A FAVOR. STOP CROSS-POSTING YOUR MESSAGES!
  • Conservatives and Their Wily Use of Alternative Media (Book Review of "America's Right Turn")

    08/10/2004 4:40:25 AM PDT · by PrettyRachel · 6 replies · 574+ views
    GOPUSA ^ | August 9, 2004 | Carol Devine-Molin
    "Put the four alternative media together - direct mail, talk radio, cable news TV, and the Internet - and you can appreciate why the Liberals are on the run. They have seen the four horsemen of the Conservative apocalypse." -- "America's Right Turn" Free speech, you say? The Left-wingers take their politics very seriously, and they've never had any qualms about stifling the message of their political opponents. Through considerable tenacity and innovation over the past forty-years, the Conservatives have managed to outmaneuver the Liberal mass media and effectively convey their winning message to grassroots America. Despite fissures among the...
  • Schwarzenegger's governorship off to a very 'Rocky' beginning

    11/23/2003 10:40:30 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 22 replies · 119+ views
    Sac Bee ^ | 11/23/03 | Dan Walters
    <p>Arnold Schwarzenegger took over California's governorship last week with an aggressive gusto that was -- largely by design -- very reminiscent of his title character in the "Terminator" movies.</p> <p>"It's true that things may get harder before they get better," Schwarzenegger told Californians during his inaugural address. "But I've never been afraid of the struggle, I've never been afraid of the fight, and I've never been afraid of the hard work."</p>
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 3-05-03, Ash Wednesday

    03/05/2003 6:24:32 AM PST · by Salvation · 20 replies · 295+ views
    USCCB.com/New American Bible ^ | 3-05-03 | New American Bible
    March 5, 2003Ash Wednesday Psalm: Wednesday Week 12 Reading I Responsorial Psalm Reading II Gospel Reading I Jl 2:12-18 Even now, says the Lord,return to me with your whole heart,with fasting, and weeping, and mourning;Rend your hearts, not your garments,and return to the Lord, your God.For gracious and merciful is he,slow to anger, rich in kindness,and relenting in punishment.Perhaps he will again relentand leave behind him a blessing,Offerings and libationsfor the Lord, your God. Blow the trumpet in Zion!proclaim a fast,call an assembly;Gather the people,notify the congregation;Assemble the elders,gather the childrenand the infants at the breast;Let the bridegroom quit his...
  • Ash Wednesday

    03/03/2003 5:35:48 PM PST · by Salvation · 92 replies · 5,512+ views
    EWTN ^ | 1996 | James Akin
    ASH WEDNESDAY James Akin Q: What is Ash Wednesday? A: Ash Wednesday is the day Lent begins. It occurs forty days before Good Friday.Q: Is Ash Wednesday based on a pagan festival?A: Heck, no. Ash Wednesday originated in the A.D. 900s, long after Europe had been Christianized and the pagan cults stamped out.Q: Why is it called Ash Wednesday?A: Actually, Ash Wednesday is its colloquial name. Its official name is the Day of Ashes. It is called Ash <Wednesday> because, being forty days before Good Friday, it always falls on a Wednesday and it is called <Ash> Wednesday because...
  • Freepers. It is Time to Heal Our Wounds

    08/27/2002 4:40:53 AM PDT · by BADJOE · 556 replies · 1,768+ views
    Badjoe | 8-27-02 | Joe Phillips
    It is time we take a new tack and see if we can heal our wounds. I hear by the grapevine that from this past weekend's discussions that JimRob has two black eyes and a broken arm. I have my head bandaged. I am missing one ear, and I have body bruises from top to bottom. It was damn near like the old days wasn't it? I am happy to report that while Willa never considered divorce, homicide did cross her mind a couple of times. The fact that I am writing this is hard evidence that she did not...