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  • CA DMV not available to Natural born or Naturalized citizens on Saturday but, if'n yer an immigrant

    05/01/2015 4:11:18 PM PDT · by Vendome · 25 replies
    Vanity | 5/01/2015 | Vendome
    So, get this. I was offered a job to sell cars by a friend, who owns the largest automobile dealership group in Northern California. Drug Test: Check...Completed Finger Print Test: Check...Need to finish CA DMV License to sell cars: Check... but, wait. "You are from America? You can't use DMV on Weekend. DMV, on weekend, is only availble to immigrants... Huh? I am a Natural Born American. A full blown Tax Slave every since I can remember and I cannot use DMV on weekend? No. Funny rules, due to influx of immigrants, DMV is only available to immigrants. All others...
  • Baby's first breath: Breathtakingly intimate pictures capture the miracle......

    12/23/2014 8:41:51 AM PST · by Morgana · 14 replies
    MAIL ONLINE ^ | 23 December 2013 | Tom Gardner
    FULL TITLE: Baby's first breath: Breathtakingly intimate pictures capture the miracle of birth and the first seconds of life in all their raw glory A photographer has captured the wondrous, miraculous moment of birth - in all its raw and unglamourised glory. Taken before a mother has seen her baby for the first time these amazing photographs show the reality of how we all enter this world. The warts and all pictures are the work of respected Danish photographer Suste Bonnen who was given unprecedented access to mothers while they were in labour. Suste, 65, who has worked as a...
  • The "Born Gay" Hoax

    02/27/2014 3:43:57 PM PST · by ResisTyr · 164 replies ^ | n/a | Unknown
    The Born “Gay” Hoax By 1985, the pro-sodomy movement The born “gay” hoax was invented in 1985 by Marshall Kirk and Dr. Hunter Madsen. Marshall Kirk graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University in 1980 majoring in psychology and went on to become a writer and researcher in neuropsychiatry. Dr. Hunter Madsen earned a PhD in politics from Harvard University in 1985, then went on to become an expert on public persuasion tactics, social marketing, and has designed commercial marketing on Madison Avenue. He has also served as a consultant to pro-sodomy media campaigns across America. In 1985, Marshall Kirk...
  • Is Ted Cruz a natural-born citizen eligible to serve as president? [Yes! And I support him! JimRob]

    10/28/2013 7:19:34 AM PDT · by Paul46360 · 282 replies
    YAHOO NEWS ^ | 10-29-13 | Sarah Helene Duggin | National Constitution Center
    "For Cruz, Schwarzenegger, and a number of other potential candidates, the Natural Born Citizenship Clause raises a critical question: Is anyone born outside the United States constitutionally eligible to serve as president?""
  • Yuck Yuck (Tucker Carlson and Charles Krauthammer excoriate Cruz over Obamacare defunding)

    09/23/2013 4:57:28 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 61 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | 9-23-2013 | William A. Jacobson
    Tonight on Special Report with Bret Baier both Tucker Carlson and Charles Krauthammer were excoriating Cruz over the issue of Obamacare defunding.  That's fine.If you think he's wrong or foolish or whatever, make the case.But as part of their arguments each brought up that Cruz was born in Canada.  Carlson mentioning that there were questions as to whether Cruz could be president and Krauthammer joking that Cruz could be Prime Minister of Canada.What did that have to do with anything?  The topic was defunding Obamacare and Senate strategy. .@TuckerCarlson @krauthammer What does Cruz being born in Canada have 2 do w...
  • Court: Americans Born in Jerusalem Cannot Label 'Israel' as Birthplace

    07/23/2013 3:02:10 PM PDT · by Nachum · 42 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7/23/13 | Ben Shapiro
    On Tuesday, a unanimous three-judge panel of the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ruled that Americans born in Jerusalem cannot put “Israel” as place of birth on their birth certificates. Judge Karen Henderson wrote that the president “exclusively holds the power to determine whether to recognize a foreign sovereign,” and that the president had not recognized Israeli sovereignty over Jerusalem. Congress passed a law in 2002 dictating that Americans living in Jerusalem could label their children’s birthplace “Israel,” but the State Department has refused to enforce that law for over a decade. Over 50,000 Americans have...
  • You gotta be crazy to think the founders intended this.

    04/12/2013 8:22:32 AM PDT · by DiogenesLamp · 319 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | April 12, 2013 | Mara Zebest
    L.A. County Cites 16 ‘Maternity Hotels’ Serving Asian Visitors LA Times reports the following: Following a flurry of complaints, Los Angeles County inspectors have cited 16 “maternity hotel” owners for illegally operating boardinghouses in residential zones.No major health or safety issues were found at the hotels, where women from Asia stay to give birth to U.S. citizen babies. But some of the facilities, which were in Rowland Heights or Hacienda Heights, were cited for building and fire code violations, according to a report released Thursday.
  • Advice for the republicans (vanity)

    08/30/2012 6:04:30 AM PDT · by OL Hickory · 5 replies
    FreeRepublic ^ | 08/30/2012 | ol hickory
    After watching Condi get ganged up on over the birther issue.I was hoping she would have responded this way Media ""Bla bla bla birther" US: We really don't want to get involved in internal democratic party squabbles media:explain? US: Everyone knows that before Obama was elected in 2008 an ex district attorney and DEMOCRAT named Phillip J Berg out of the great city of Philadelphia filed the first lawsuit over obama's eligibility......This is where it started and again, This is where it will stay. We really don't want to get involved with anything concerning doubts within the other party and...
  • The Composite President

    05/21/2012 8:42:15 AM PDT · by Paladins Prayer · 12 replies
    The New American ^ | 21 May 2012 | Selwyn Duke
    When analyzing Barack Obama’s electoral success a few years back, I pointed out that there was more than white guilt at work. He was, quite frankly, what every good little liberal had always been looking for. Sure, he was “black,” using that old bigoted “one-drop” standard, which, curiously, has been embraced by modern black activists. But more specifically he was half black, with Kenyan pedigree, half white and bore an exotic name. He was mentored by a Marxist, mothered by an atheist (when Momma Dunham was actually around), lived in Indonesia and Hawaii, had Muslim influence and black-church conscience. An...
  • Is Marco Rubio eligible to be President?

    02/10/2012 6:27:16 AM PST · by Former MSM Viewer · 168 replies
    Did Rubios parents become citizens before he was born?
  • The Agnew Funeral.

    12/23/2011 7:44:12 PM PST · by Danae · 51 replies
    Natural Born Citizen - Leo Donofrio Esq ^ | 12-24-2011 | Leo Donofrio
    Today we can finally bury, and lay to rest, the slander that Spiro Agnew, Vice President under Richard Nixon, did not meet the two citizen parent standard defined in Minor v. Happersett. I was at the National Archives in Washington, D.C. yesterday and today double checking the information I found at Princeton’s amazing Firestone library earlier this week. Before that, I was in Baltimore where I received a couple of important clues. A few weeks ago, I was researching this issue at the Maryland Historical Society in Baltimore, only blocks from where Spiro Agnew grew up. I asked the head...
  • Women in Orbit

    08/31/2011 9:00:17 AM PDT · by DiogenesLamp · 42 replies · 1+ views
    Birth in Space!
  • China's 'Bon in the USA' Frenzy (Chinese Anchor Babies)

    06/15/2011 2:45:36 PM PDT · by MamaDearest · 29 replies ^ | June 15, 2011 | Zhang Yan
    Snips from Excerpt Only Website: When Liu Li boarded a plane for the United States, she had a little bit of makeup on, was wearing a loose dress, and had her hair up. She tried to hold her handbag in front of her belly in a natural way, just as the middleman had taught her. She was trying to look as calm as any wealthy Chinese lady would look when travelling abroad. But Liu Li couldn't help feeling terribly nervous: she was six months pregnant when she left for the United States, where she wanted to give birth to an...
  • Native-Born Citizen Yes, But Gov. Bobby Jindal Is Not A Natural-Born Citizen

    05/22/2011 5:11:47 PM PDT · by EricaD · 109 replies · 1+ views
    Jefferson's Rebels ^ | 5/22/11 | EricaThunderpaws
    Original posted at ~~~~~~~~ Gov. Bobby Jindahl is a good, conservative Governor for the State of Louisiana. Unfortunately, similar to Sen. Marco Rubio, Gov. Jindal cannot be classified as a natural-born citizen, and thus he also is not constitutionally eligible to run for President.  I know this is a sad thought for conservatives like myself, but if we wish to protect and uphold the Constitution, we must look to history for an explanation. Jindal was born in Louisiana, as his recently released birth certificate attests (below). However, at the time of his birth, both of his parents were recent...
  • A Palestinian star is born

    05/12/2011 2:24:25 PM PDT · by Nachum · 7 replies ^ | 5/12/11 | RUTH EGLASH
    The current season of ‘New Star,’ the Palestinian version of ‘American Idol,’ is proving to be a ratings hit. Behind the scenes is a rare mix of Palestinians, Israeli Arabs and Israeli Jews. KFAR AL-KHADAR, West Bank – It’s Thursday night, and the crowd files rapidly through the metal detectors at the entrance to the impressive auditorium. Dressed in glittery frocks and suits, the men and women chatter excitedly while holding on tightly to oversized banners with glossy portraits of the performers they are about to see. While the scene is reminiscent of the pre-show buzz at just about any...
  • Poll: 45% of Republicans say Obama born abroad

    04/24/2011 12:28:26 AM PDT · by South40 · 53 replies
    Orange County Register ^ | April 22, 2011 | Martin Wisckol
    A New York Times poll found that 45 percent of Republicans and 25 percent of all adults surveyed believe that President Barack Obama was born abroad. It’s question No. 72 on (Page 8 ) of the poll results. That’s an increase over a year ago, when 20 percent of adults surveyed thought Obama was not U.S. born.
  • Arizona bill seeks citizenship proof from all candidates [Obama not singled out, author says]

    04/18/2011 4:44:40 PM PDT · by RobinMasters · 6 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | April 18, 2011 | Jacques Billeaud
    PHOENIX | The state of Arizona has moved onto contentious political territory once again with the legislative passage of a bill requiring President Obama and other presidential candidates to prove their U.S. citizenship before their names can appear on the state’s ballot. Opponents say Arizona’s bill, approved late last week, gives the state another black eye after lawmakers approved a controversial immigration enforcement law last year. Gov. Jan Brewer, who has until the end of business Thursday to act on the proposal, declined to say whether she would sign the measure, which would make Arizona the first state to enact...
  • Obama Born In Kenya? His Grandmother Says Yes.

    04/17/2011 4:02:12 PM PDT · by Nachum · 38 replies
    INN ^ | 10/12/2008 | staff
    Someone is lying. According to Obama's Kenyan (paternal) grandmother, as well as his half-brother and half-sister, Barack Hussein Obama was born in Kenya, not in Hawaii as the Democratic candidate for president claims. His grandmother bragged that her grandson is about to be President of the United States and is so proud because she was present DURING HIS BIRTH IN KENYA, in the delivery room. -This, according to several news sites and Pennsylvania attorney Philip J. Berg (see video below) who is, surprisingly, a life long democrat himself. Berg is the former Deputy Attorney General of Pennsylvania, and he has...
  • Baby Chelsey survives though born at 23 weeks

    02/17/2011 8:01:10 PM PST · by Steelers6 · 12 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | February 17, 2010 | John Kass
    Baby doctors have their schedules, but life doesn't always abide by some official timetable. And so months before Tamika Harris' twin girls were due, she began feeling the pains of labor. One of the daughters began pushing to leave Harris' womb after just 22 weeks and hadn't grown strong enough for the terrible adventure of birth. So Harris was at Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, with the pressure and pain. She felt the first twin crowning and shouted for the nurse, who came to speak to her in the calm voice of nurses everywhere. Harris knows that voice. She uses it herself,...
  • Born Again (Real Mormon/LDS)

    02/06/2011 6:28:46 PM PST · by Paragon Defender · 194 replies ^ | James E. Faust
    Born Again   President James E. Faust Second Counselor in the First PresidencyJames E. Faust, "Born Again", Ensign, May 2001, 54    The full benefit of forgiveness of sin through the Savior’s Atonement begins with repentance and baptism and then expands upon receiving the Holy Ghost.   My dear brothers, sisters, and friends, the responsibility of speaking to all of you is a matter of great concern to me. I pray for your understanding.My baptism into this Church was one of the highlights of my life. I was eight years of age. My parents taught me and my brothers the significance of this great...
  • Why Obama is not first 'imposter' president and won't be the last

    08/09/2010 1:28:44 PM PDT · by Vendome · 39 replies
    CNN ^ | August 9, 2010 | John Blake
    "No one wants to admit that they got spanked in an election contest. It's always nicer to think the opponent somehow cheated the system. So yes -- Obama wasn't born here, Bush stole the election, Clinton won only because Ross Perot screwed up Bush's [the elder's] chances, Bush the elder won only because he demagogued Willie Horton. ... I could go back further."
  • Hawaii elections official victim of vicious smears 'They have failed quite miserably"

    06/29/2010 1:40:59 AM PDT · by jdirt · 110 replies · 3+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | June 28, 2010 | Joe Kovacs
    The former Honolulu elections official who alleges Barack Obama was "definitely" not born in Hawaii and that no long-form, hospital-generated birth certificate even exists for the president in the Aloha State now says he's the victim of a vicious smear campaign, threatening his position as an instructor at Western Kentucky University. "There have been attempts by various parties, some bloggers and others to attempt to discredit [my] claims, but none of them has held up to any scrutiny or rebuttal," Tim Adams, the former senior elections clerk in 2008 for the city and county of Honolulu, is now telling WND.
  • Flow Chart Explaining the 14th Amendment and Natural Born Citizen

    03/15/2010 5:39:17 PM PDT · by BorderRaven · 33 replies · 1,068+ views
    2010-03-15 | silverbull8
    Flow Chart Explaining the 14th Amendment and Natural Born Citizen
  • Deriving the Truth - Brooksley Born wants the public—and Wall Street—to understand unregulated...

    01/18/2010 4:21:48 PM PST · by neverdem · 6 replies · 447+ views
    City Journal ^ | 14 January 2010 | Nicole Gelinas
    Brooksley Born wants the public—and Wall Street—to understand unregulated derivatives’ role in the crisis.At yesterday’s Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission hearings, Brooksley Born, one of the 10 commissioners on the Congressional panel, didn’t use her time taking cheap shots. Born, who ran the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) under President Clinton, asked modest questions of Goldman Sachs chief Lloyd Blankfein. The details that she tried to uncover are the financial crisis, distilled. Born confined her questioning to inadequately regulated, or “over the counter,” derivatives. It’s easy to see derivatives as peripheral to the “mortgage crisis,” but they were actually central to...
  • Identical Fla. Twins Born In 2 Separate Decades (Neat)

    01/02/2010 3:56:23 AM PST · by rawhide · 56 replies · 1,763+ views ^ | Saturday , January 02, 2010
    Identical twin boys in Florida will get to celebrate their birthdays individually after they were born in separate decades. Margarita Velasco delivered the twins by cesarean section at Tampa General Hospital. Marcello was delivered just before midnight. His twin, Stephano, was delivered just as the new year began. Their father Juan says it'll be good for each boy to have his own birthday party. The twins are in intensive care because they were born about 10 weeks early.
  • When do we get to have a parade and our own day at Disneyland?

    09/15/2009 6:52:27 PM PDT · by conservativefunhouse · 2 replies · 512+ views
    The Conservative Fun House ^ | 9/15/09 | James Wright
    I recently received an email from a listener looking for answers… James, I read the following Newsweek article and was wondering if you thought being a racist was a choice? I don’t see how. Why would someone choose a life of scorn and ridicule? How did you come to accept it? How did you come out? Any help would be appreciated…I’m scared. Anonymous
  • Kerchner et al v Obama & Congress et al - Docket Report

    08/19/2009 2:04:21 PM PDT · by plenipotentiary · 5 replies · 1,085+ views
    Motion set for 8/17/2009
  • Mom Says Baby Born on Bedroom Floor After Hospital Turned Her Away (government healthcare at work)

    07/24/2009 9:12:23 AM PDT · by rawhide · 14 replies · 1,358+ views
    FoxNews ^ | 7-24-09
    <p>A mother claims she was forced to give birth on her bedroom floor after being turned away from a Sydney, Australia hospital because there were not enough beds.</p> <p>Natasha Ramirez, 27, was bleeding and in labor when she first arrived at Liverpool Hospital last week but said she was told by a nurse, "We don't have enough room tonight."</p>
  • Where Tomorrow's Stars Will Be Born

    07/06/2009 1:23:38 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 6 replies · 666+ views ^ | 7/6/09
    Astronomers love their sky maps, and this latest is a doozie. It reveals thousands of previously undiscovered knots of cold cosmic dust, each a potential star waiting to be born. The new atlas of dust covers the inner regions of our Milky Way Galaxy, where stars, gas and dust are all packed tightly together, where chaos reigns, where massive stars are born. It's so dusty in there that optical telescopes can't see anything. But cosmic material emits and reflects various forms of radiation besides the visible. The new observations were made in submillimeter-wavelength light, which is between infrared light and...
  • Senator Questions Obama Eligibility

    02/22/2009 5:02:19 PM PST · by patriotgal1787 · 412 replies · 13,132+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | Feb. 22, 2009 | World Net Daily
    WASHINGTON – A U.S. senator has weighed in on the continuing controversy over Barack Obama's eligibility for office by saying he has never seen proof the new president was actually born in Hawaii. "Well, his father was Kenyan and they said he was born in Hawaii, but I haven't seen any birth certificate," Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., told constituents in Cullman County. "You have to be born in America to be president."
  • Alan Keyes: Stop Obama or U.S. will cease to exist

    02/22/2009 5:59:36 AM PST · by dascallie · 144 replies · 6,868+ views
    Alan Keyes: Stop Obama or U.S. will cease to exist Claims 'communist usurper' plunges country into chaos February 21, 2009 By Drew Zahn © 2009 WorldNetDaily Alan Keyes, a 2008 presidential candidate who is also a plaintiff in one of the many lawsuits challenging Barack Obama's constitutional eligibility to occupy the Oval Office, charged at a pro-life rally that unless Obama's social and economic policies are stopped, the United States as we know it is over. Keyes' comments were part of an interview with a reporter from KHAS-TV at a fundraiser for the AAA Crisis Pregnancy Center in Hastings, Neb....
  • Natural-born and Native-born Definitions

    01/07/2009 12:49:42 PM PST · by ml/nj · 188 replies · 3,456+ views
    Oxford English Dictionary
    I previously have posted the Oxford English Dictionary definitions and usage histories for natural-born and native born in some long thread about the question of Obama's Constitutional eligiblity to assume the office of President. But that thread was eventually deleted, and I think these definitions should be available for discussion here. Lawyers use the OED because it is sometimes the only way to examine what words meant at the time they were used to craft legislation. So here are the entries for these phrases: Of note to me is that at least some of the usages of native-born and particularly...
  • The Pernicious "Natural Born" Clause of the Constitution: (John Dean questions it)

    12/02/2008 10:12:22 AM PST · by OL Hickory · 12 replies · 1,264+ views
    findLaw ^ | oct 8th 2004 | John Dean
    2 cases are listed in the article.. Can anyone summarize for me?
  • Video Proof Barack Obama was born in Kenya

    11/01/2008 6:51:06 PM PDT · by allrighty · 29 replies · 2,726+ views
    YouTube ^ | 11/1/08 | Justbuildthefence
    Here is the long awaited video showing Barry Soetoro's relatives saying that he was born in Kenya!!! Video Proof Barack Obama was born in Kenia In another interesting development Hawaii officials examined Barry's birth certificate and confirmed it authentic? What the hell does that mean? Did anyone examine it besides unreliable government officials? Did anyone compare it to the fake one posted on (factcheck)? Andy Martin asserts that it was his case that forced the government's hand. A few days ago the stupid REPUBLICAN governor Linda Lingle said it had been sealed. Now they are verifying it. Which is...
  • Obama's 10 reasons for supporting infanticide

    09/07/2008 4:19:12 PM PDT · by Winged Hussar · 35 replies · 365+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | January 16, 2008 | Jill Stanek
    Obama's 10 reasons for supporting infanticide Posted: January 16, 2008 1:00 am Eastern By Jill Stanek © 2008 I was intimately involved in the five-year process to pass the Illinois Born Alive Infant Protection Act, testifying before committees twice that then-state Sen. Barack Obama sat on. Following are 10 excuses Obama has given through the years for voting "present" and "no" on the Illinois Born Alive Infant Protection Act, or BAIPA. 10. Babies who survive abortions are not protected by the Equal Protection Clause of the Constitution. Obama, the sole opponent ever to speak against BAIPA, stated on the Illinois...
  • Obama opposed Induced Infants Liability Act (Illinois’ Born Alive Infant Protection Act)

    08/24/2008 10:44:56 AM PDT · by Winged Hussar · 5 replies · 1,143+ views
    The Husaria: For Our Freedom and Yours ^ | 8/24/08 | Winged Hussar 1683
    The page contains a GRAPHIC cartoon of Barack Obama smashing a baby's head against a wall (which is why I am not actually posting the cartoon here--people who might find such an image upsetting, even in a cartoon, don't have to see it). The cartoon is similar to the kind that was used during the World Wars to portray the enemy as woman-raping and/or baby-killing monsters, e.g. Imperial Germany as a fanged gorilla carrying a half-naked woman over his shoulder. In politics, of course, such a cartoon must convey the absolute truth if it is not to be written off...
  • The Obama “Forged Birth Certificate” Myth Is Busted

    07/06/2008 9:57:03 PM PDT · by stravinskyrules · 125 replies · 5,358+ views
    The Strata-Sphere ^ | 7/6/08 | AJ Strata
    May I suggest much more important topics such as Our Pending Victory In Iraq, The Determination Of Our Soldiers To Succeed In Iraq, Obama’s Flip-Flops, and Nagging Problems On Flight 93 Memorial. This birth certificate myth is just not that import Addendum: I failed to note LJStrata (the computer guru behind the curtain here at that Strata-Sphere) was the one who put me onto the anti-aliasing lead. - end update Days ago I looked into the forged Obama Birth Certificate Myth and realized it was all BS. Basically, we have a lot of people running around making mistakes and then...
  • One In Ten People Living In Britain Born Overseas

    06/25/2007 7:51:40 PM PDT · by blam · 14 replies · 424+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 6-26-2007 | Phil McKeena
    One in 10 people living in Britain born overseas By Philip Johnston, Home Affairs Editor Last Updated: 3:02am BST 26/06/2007 One in 10 people living in Britain was born overseas - a far higher proportion than previously thought, an international study group said yesterday. Record levels of immigration are rapidly changing the make-up of the population, figures released by the Organisation of Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) confirmed. Oxford Street London: record levels of immigration are rapidly changing the make-up of Britain's population The last census, six years ago, suggested 4.3 million people in Britain were born abroad. But the...
  • When Was Chinese Civilization Born?

    04/05/2007 1:51:40 PM PDT · by blam · 21 replies · 1,809+ views
    People's Daily ^ | 4-5-2007 | Zhou Yixing
    When was Chinese civilization born? The origin and formation of Chinese civilization has always been a topic of wide discussion. The Chinese word "long" is an important symbol of Chinese civilization. Wherever there are Chinese communities, there is a "long" history. A sacred symbol of the nation, the Chinese word "long" is completely different from the West's interpretation, "dragon". Long ago a foreign missionary translated "long" into "dragon" by mistake. That mistake has been repeated for 300 years. Now, because of this mistake, some people have proposed abandoning the dragon as the symbol of Chinese civilization and replacing it with...
  • What Day Was Jesus Born?

    11/25/2006 8:56:51 AM PST · by DouglasKC · 83 replies · 1,625+ views
    Sukkoth.htm ^ | Unknown | Unknown
    On What Day Was Jesus Born? While much of the world celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ on the 25th of December, can the actual day of Jesus' birth be determined from scripture? This question will be explored in some detail, and will yield a result that is quite intriguing. The first passage we will consider begins with the father of John the Baptist, Zacharias: Luke 1:5 There was in the days of Herod, the king of Judaea, a certain priest named Zacharias, of the course of Abia: and his wife was of the daughters of Aaron, and her...
  • You Were Born With Your Future Facial Expressions

    10/17/2006 10:14:13 AM PDT · by blam · 33 replies · 935+ views
    New Scientist ^ | 10-16-2006 | Roxanne Khamsi
    You were born with your future facial expressions 22:00 16 October 2006 news service Roxanne Khamsi Facial expressions appear to be at least partially inherited, according to a study of blind people and their relatives. Experts say the findings indicate that people do not always learn their expressions for certain emotions by copying the facial quirks they see as youngsters. To understand the “nature vs. nurture” component of facial expressions, Israeli researchers recruited 21 people who were born blind along with 30 of their relatives. The 51 volunteers were videotaped as they recounted happy, sad and aggravating life experiences,...
  • Kitten Born With Two Faces

    07/14/2006 3:30:37 PM PDT · by lwd · 88 replies · 1,677+ views ^ | 2:58 pm EDT July 12, 2006 | unknown
    GROVE CITY, Ohio -- A bizarre act of nature was found in Grove City Wednesday -- a kitten was born with two faces. The kitten was born Wednesday morning. It has two mouths that meow in unison, two noses and four eyes that have not opened yet, NBC 4's Mike Bowersock reported. "I was playing outside in the rain. Once I came in, I saw a two-faced cat my mom was picking up. That's how I knew there was a two-faced cat," said Charles Roberts, the cat's owner. Roberts said he hasn't decided on a name for the kitten yet,...
  • More Converts to Terrorism

    12/07/2005 8:02:17 AM PST · by forty_years · 188+ views
    War to Mobilize Democracy ^ | December 7, 2005 | Daniel Pipes
    My column yesterday, "Converts to Terrorism," delved into the issue of converts to Islam who engage in terrorism. Space constraints limited the information I could include, so here, I add to it in three ways: (1) providing names of converts suspected, arrested, or indicted of terrorism but who have not yet either gone into action or been convicted; (2) reviewing the matter of non-terrorist jihadis; and (3) summarizing a French intelligence report on converts to Islam.(1) Yesterday's list included converts who had either engaged in or been convicted of terrorism. That leaves many other converts who have not yet reached...
  • Converts to Terrorism

    12/06/2005 8:49:52 AM PST · by forty_years · 10 replies · 379+ views
    War to Mobilize Democracy ^ | December 6, 2005 | Daniel Pipes
    Converts to Islam are taking over the terrorist operations previously carried out mainly by Muslim-born immigrants and their children.This was dramatically illustrated when a Belgian convert to Islam, Muriel Degauque, 38, blew herself up near Baghdad on November 9 in a suicide attack on American troops, becoming the first Christian-born Western woman to kill herself for Islamist purposes. And of the fourteen people arrested because of connections to Degauque, half were converts to Islam. In neighboring Holland, a just published government report specifically worries about radicalized converts.Islamist terror organizations particularly prize converts. They know the local culture and blend in....
  • Born Green --- golden retriever puppy born green

    12/06/2005 6:28:08 AM PST · by bedolido · 54 replies · 3,969+ views ^ | 12/06/2005 | Michelle J. Mills, Staff Writer
    “It's not easy being green,” Kermit the Frog once warbled. Wasabi, a golden retriever puppy who was born green, is still thinking it over. Wasabi was born in the Alhambra home of Peter Tseng on Nov 3. The puppy is the daughter of AKC (American Kennel Club) registered golden retrievers Goldie (mom) and Coco (dad) but, unlike her shiny blond siblings, her fur has an pale olive green sheen.
  • Feds Indict 2 in California Missile-Smuggling Scheme (perps naturalized citizens born in China)

    11/09/2005 5:27:06 PM PST · by Libloather · 13 replies · 767+ views
    Feds Indict 2 in Missile-Smuggling Scheme 47 minutes ago LOS ANGELES - A federal grand jury indicted two men Wednesday for allegedly conspiring to smuggle surface-to-air missiles into the United States for use abroad. Such missiles are designed to bring down aircraft. The U.S. attorney's office said the charges marked the first time a 2004 anti-terrorism law has been used. The law calls for a mandatory minimum sentence of 25 years and the possibility of life in prison without parole if convicted. Chao Tung Wu, 51, and Yi Qing Chen, 41, are naturalized U.S. citizens born in China, authorities said....
  • Kuwaiti-born Marine on third deployment in Iraq

    10/28/2005 3:59:51 PM PDT · by SandRat · 9 replies · 374+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Oct 28, 2005 | Cpl. Ken Melton
    BARWANA, Iraq (Oct. 28, 2005) -- While many service members view a deployment to Iraq as a long separation from their family, Cpl. Yousef A. Badou sees it as a chance to visit his family who live in Kuwait near a U.S. military base. Badou was born in Qurain, Kuwait, which he describes as the “Beverly Hills of the Middle East.” He lived there happily until the Iraqi invasion in 1991 when he and his family left for America, and it was there that he would find his calling in life. “There were a lot of military members during that...
  • Big stars are born near Milky Way's black hole

    10/13/2005 2:56:59 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 14 replies · 508+ views
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 10/13/05 | Deborah Zabarenko - Reuters
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Dozens of massive stars, destined for a short but brilliant life, were born less than a light-year away from the Milky Way's central black hole, one of the most hostile environments in our galaxy, astronomers reported on Thursday. On Earth, this might be a bit like setting up a maternity ward on the side of an active volcano. But researchers using the Chandra X-ray Observatory and other instruments believe there is a safe zone around black holes, a big dust ring where stars can form. Black holes, including the one at the center of our galaxy, are...
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