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  • Rick Perry's mezuzah is bigger than yours

    08/23/2011 9:19:57 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 39 replies
    Houston Chronicle ^ | August 23, 2011 | Kate Shellnutt
    A 26-inch-long stone box—about six times bigger than the kind Jewish families typically use to affix a tiny Torah scroll to their doorframe—is being marketed as a Texas-sized “Rick Perry mezuzah.” Earlier this summer, the Texas governor signed a law protecting religious displays outside homes, inspired by the case of a Jewish couple in Houston asked by their homeowners association to take down their small mezuzah. MezuzahStore.com is honoring Perry by naming their largest mezuzah after him, designed to be just longer than the 24-inch allowance given by the new Texas law and costing $999. The store clarifies they do...
  • North Texas woman gives birth to 16-pound baby

    07/10/2011 9:24:04 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 75 replies
    khou.com ^ | updated 10 July 2010 | KYTX.com staff
    LONGVIEW, Texas—A 16-pound baby born Friday in Longview holds the new hospital record. Janet Johnson of Longview is the proud mother of one of the biggest babies ever born in Texas. JaMichael Brown was born at Good Shepherd Medical Center. "When they pulled the baby out, they could tell that he was huge," said Janet. "And then they weighed him." Weeks ago, doctors told Janet and her Fiance Michael Brown their son would weigh 12 or 13 pounds at birth. But preparing for a 13-pound baby wasn’t enough. JaMichael came out weighing 16 pounds, one ounce. He’s also two feet...
  • **** Official Friday Silliness Thread ****

    01/06/2006 5:49:22 AM PST · by BJClinton · 901 replies · 13,255+ views
    Free Republic isn't free ^ | 01/06/2006 | It's Arthur
    Cool, the first OFST of the new year. My only standing resolution was to make no more resolutions and I've already broken it. *shrugs*