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  • U.S. Army medic saves life of Iraqi boy

    10/08/2009 4:58:40 PM PDT · by SandRat · 5 replies · 458+ views
    Multi-National Force - Iraq ^ | Spc. Anthony Jones, USA
    DIYALA — An Army medic here saved the life of a young Iraqi boy after the child received several gunshot wounds from an unknown assailant, Sept. 20. Spc. Adam O'Krent, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, a native of Littleton, Colo., provided the care which saved the child's life. O'Krent's unit was patrolling near the village of Biwaniyah, north of the Diyala provincial capitol of Baqubah, when they received small arms fire between their Stryker vehicles that ricocheted off a nearby wall, said 2nd Lt. Terrence Nolan, O'Krent's platoon leader. Since there was no positive identification of a shooter, the Soldiers...
  • Forces in Iraq Disrupt Kidnappers, Save Boy

    10/06/2009 6:02:49 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 226+ views
    RAMADI, Iraq, Oct. 6, 2009 – Iraqi forces disrupted a kidnapping organization and saved a young kidnapping victim in Iraq in recent days, military officials reported. Iraqi forces in Anbar province arrested several kidnappers, which led to the Sept. 25 rescue of a 10-year-old Iraqi boy. The boy had been kidnapped Sept. 15, officials said. The team referred to one of the kidnappers as “The Ghost,” because he constantly moved from one location to another, said Iraqi army Col. Saad Muhammed Hamoud, Anbar special weapons and tactics team commander. “Because he kept moving, we came up with a new plan...
  • President Jimmy "Billy beer" Carter calling Obama "boy"

    09/16/2009 5:02:13 PM PDT · by pansgold · 10 replies · 824+ views ^ | 4/16/2009 | pansgold
    How does this .mp3 square with the comment he just made? Dem's...ya gotta love-em.
  • America Goes to Washington: I was wrong about the Tea Party Movement

    09/13/2009 5:35:07 AM PDT · by fiodora · 82 replies · 3,578+ views
    Pajamas Media ^ | September 12th, 2009 7:30 pm | Roger L. Simon
    Boy, was I wrong. I can remember telling Glenn Reynolds during CPAC that these Tea Party demonstrations were rinky-dink and going nowhere. Barely more than a half-year later, they’re putting two million people on the Washington Mall. Wow! If I were Obama & Co., I’d be afraid, I’d be very afraid. And no doubt they are. They bobbled the ball big time and I wouldn’t be surprised if heads are going to start to roll – and not just the obvious (and relatively inconsequential) ones like Van Jones. Rahm Emanuel and David Axelrod are going to be looking at each...
  • Our Petulant President

    09/10/2009 12:05:56 AM PDT · by FreedomFighter1013 · 13 replies · 869+ views
    Citizen5408 ^ | September 10, 2009 | Greg Contreras
    The problem with the healthcare debate is that it’s really not even about healthcare anymore. It has evolved. What was once a debate about the Utopian goal of covering millions more people with better care at less cost---a quixotic errand if there ever was one---has given way to the real show: will Obama crack if he fails? The healthcare debate has evolved into a test of wills between a petulant child trying to get his way long after his exasperated parents have said NO. Our young narcissist-in-chief gave a good speech last night, but no less was expected. He gives...
  • Boy Scouts (38 total) bumped from flight (Delta), (forced to) rent bus to make national competition

    08/01/2009 9:12:19 PM PDT · by rawhide · 41 replies · 1,693+ views ^ | 8-1-09 | MASHAUN D. SIMON
    Even though there was a slight hitch in their plan, a group of Boy Scouts who while on their way to a national competition in Indiana found themselves stranded in Atlanta, are now on their way. After exhausting all other options to find a flight that would get them to Indiana before 8 a.m. Sunday, the Scouts were able to rent a charter bus, which Delta will be covering the cost, said Carlos Santos, Delta spokesman. Although they bought their plane tickets in April, the group of 30 Boy Scouts and their eight chaperones were forced to rent the bus...
  • Huntington Beach crime: Boy, 10, knees suspect in groin

    06/19/2009 9:15:33 AM PDT · by Reaganesque · 14 replies · 1,400+ views
    The Orange County Register ^ | 06/19/09 | KRISTAL SEEDEN and ANNIE BURRIS
    A 10-year-old boy said he was riding his scooter around his neighborhood near the 19100 block of Chandon Lane when he rode past a man standing outside of a black BMW. He said the man said, “What’s up,” and then grabbed his wrist. He kneed the suspect in the privates and ran off. The incident was reported at 5:25 p.m. on Wednesday.
  • U.S. Soldiers Struggle to Save Afghan Boy (Tears)

    04/28/2009 5:11:41 PM PDT · by SandRat · 5 replies · 850+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Sgt. Matthew C. Moeller, USA
    KONAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan, April 28, 2009 – Raziqullah laid motionless on the green stretcher as blood oozed across his forehead, dripping onto the floor of Forward Operating Base Blessing’s aid station. Army Maj. Durren Hightower, a physician’s assistant, looked up from the massive head wound that exposed the 15-year-old’s brain, and sighed, “You know he isn’t going to have a good outcome, right?” One of the medics, fighting to keep the boy breathing by pumping oxygen into his lungs, replied quietly, “Yes sir.” Raziqullah, a shepherd, who like many Afghans has only one name, left home early on the morning...
  • Chinese Hunger for Sons Fuels Boys’ Abductions

    04/06/2009 9:00:20 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 10 replies · 618+ views
    NYT ^ | 04/05/09 | ANDREW JACOBS
    Chinese Hunger for Sons Fuels Boys’ Abductions By ANDREW JACOBS SHENZHEN, China — The thieves often strike at dusk, when children are playing outside and their parents are distracted by exhaustion. Deng Huidong lost her 9-month-old son in the blink of an eye as a man yanked him from the grip of his 7-year-old sister near the doorway of their home. The car did not even stop as a pair of arms reached out the window and grabbed the boy. Sun Zuo, a gregarious 3 1/2-year-old, was lured off by someone with a slice of mango and a toy car,...
  • Boy, 3, speared through torso with 3-foot iron rod, liver injured

    03/15/2009 7:14:05 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 12 replies · 565+ views
    THREE-YEAR-OLD Mehul Kumar is lucky to be alive after being speared through the torso with a 3-foot (1 metre) iron rod. The boy, from Jharkand, India, was rushed to the hospital after he impaled himself falling off a terrace and onto a rod last week. The boy was fully conscious when he arrived at the hospital. Doctors removed the rod during a 4-hour operation and said he had lost a lot of blood and suffered some injuries, but "nothing major."
  • Boy marries dog to ward off tiger attacks

    03/13/2009 5:14:03 AM PDT · by Loyalist · 24 replies · 549+ views
    Yahoo! ^ | March 13, 2009 | Jatindra Dash/Reuters
    BHUBANESWAR, India (Reuters) - An infant boy was married off to his neighbors' dog in eastern India by villagers, who said it will stop the groom from being killed by wild animals, officials and witnesses said on Wednesday. Around 150 tribespeople performed the ritual recently in a hamlet in the state of Orissa's Jajpur district after the boy, who is under two years old, grew a tooth on his upper gum.
  • 11-Year-Old Murder Suspect Can't Stay in Jail

    02/23/2009 12:11:39 PM PST · by christianhomeschoolmommaof3 · 51 replies · 1,194+ views ^ | Sunday, February 22, 2009 | AP
    PITTSBURGH — A jail warden said Sunday he will ask a judge to move an 11-year-old boy accused of killing his father's pregnant girlfriend from an adult lockup to a juvenile detention center because the jail cannot accommodate the boy. snip Patricia Papernow, a psychologist from Hudson, Mass., and expert on blended families, said tensions from combining families, as Brown's father and Houk were doing, were "pretty normal in a new stepfamily." "It looks awful from the outside and sort of unspeakable, but these are the kinds of feelings that are pretty normal in a new stepfamily," Papernow said. "You...
  • Boy Scouts call on the Bushes for food donation

    02/22/2009 10:48:59 AM PST · by Nachum · 32 replies · 1,654+ views
    WFAA.COM ^ | 2/22/09 | GARY REAVES
    If you've seen the yellow bags on your door knob, you probably know this is the day Boy Scouts collect food for the hungry. Their goal - 500,000 items. But behind one door knob, a local Cub Scout troop solicited a pretty special donor, former president George W. Bush. For 10,000 local kids, scouting for food is door to door, and it's neighbor to neighbor. But for the boys of Troop 19, their newest neighbor is guarded by the police and the Secret Service. Getting the former president's canned goods is no simple matter. "You had to do a bit...
  • Donated scout land often ends up as cash cow (Attack on Boy Scouts)

    02/01/2009 8:41:34 AM PST · by Navy Patriot · 41 replies · 1,011+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | Saturday, January 31, 2009 | Lewis Kamb
    It's been 62 years since conservationist Virgil McCroskey gave the Boy Scouts 400 acres of timberland near this village in Idaho's panhandle, with big ideas for a big new camp. But don't expect any pup tents or even the faintest whiff of smoke from Camp McCroskey these days. Rarely used for camping, the land instead has become a moneymaker for the Inland Northwest Council of Boy Scouts. Over the past 35 years, the council has repeatedly logged the property, collecting hundreds of thousands of dollars. Some of the money helped pay the mortgage on council headquarters in far-off Spokane, a...
  • Brooklyn PS student turns in wallet packed with $500-plus

    01/28/2009 7:49:21 AM PST · by RogerWilko · 36 replies · 1,152+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | 1/28/2009 | RACHEL MONAHAN
    Meet the most honest little kid in New York City: Brooklyn's own Kemoy Gourzang. The fifth-grader was walking through East Flatbush on the way to school Friday morning when he found a brown leather wallet on the sidewalk. It was stuffed. There was at least $500 cash in there. Kemoy knew what to do. He made a beeline for the school principal's office and turned in his newfound treasure. "Five kids told me, 'You should have kept it,'" said Kemoy, who is 10. "I said, 'No, because if it was yours, you would have wanted it back.'" Joy-Ann Morgan, principal...

    01/23/2009 6:03:06 PM PST · by COUNTrecount · 121 replies · 1,072+ views
    NY Post ^ | Jan. 23, 2009 | Charles Hurt
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama warned Republicans on Capitol Hill today that they need to quit listening to radio king Rush Limbaugh if they want to get along with Democrats and the new administration. "You can't just listen to Rush Limbaugh and get things done," he told top GOP leaders, whom he had invited to the White House to discuss his nearly $1 trillion stimulus package. One White House official confirmed the comment but said he was simply trying to make a larger point about bipartisan efforts. "There are big things that unify Republicans and Democrats," the official said. "We shouldn't...
  • Scouts adopt Islamic pledge

    01/20/2009 6:29:07 PM PST · by Sammy67 · 50 replies · 1,766+ views
    Boy Scouts in Dundee will be able to pledge allegiance to ‘Allah’ and drop the traditional oath to God and Queen, says the Scout Association in Scotland. The Association has given its backing to starting Dundee’s 45th troop which will specifically target Muslim boys. In the oath Muslim recruits will be able to replace the name ‘God’ with “Allah, the Most Beneficent and the Most Merciful”, and pledge to honour “the country in which I am now living” instead of the Queen. The Scout Association is already open to all faiths and Muslim boys are currently part of existing troops,...
  • There is a new FReeper in Town...(Shameless Vanity for all the right reasons)

    10/13/2008 6:20:27 PM PDT · by IllumiNaughtyByNature · 39 replies · 672+ views
    Self | 10/13/08 | Self
    IllumiNaughtyByNature would like to announce the arrival of a new addition to our Freeper Family. He is standing 19.5 inches tall Weight is 6lbs 13oz And his FReeper name is...
  • Patrol Stops, Applies First Aid to Iraqi Boy

    10/07/2008 5:51:47 PM PDT · by SandRat · 6 replies · 512+ views
    Spc. Joseph Urlacher, who serves with the 836th Engineer Company, examines a boy's bleeding foot cut by a piece of glass on Thunder Road in Al Firdaw. Photo by Spc. Charles Wenske. BAGHDAD — While on patrol to Camp Victory, a crew member observed a small group of children in the Al Firdaw district gathered along the roadside around a small boy who appeared wounded and in pain Sept. 26, 2008. The patrol stopped and a close examination revealed the boy had jagged cuts from a piece of glass. “I noticed a knot of children gathered around a small boy...
  • Accident Kills Dodge City Boy

    10/04/2008 9:49:40 AM PDT · by aft_lizard · 10 replies · 521+ views
    CW ^ | Oct 4,2008 | Rebecca Gannon
    An accident in western Kansas kills an eleven-year-old Dodge City boy. The Kansas Highway Patrol says it happened Friday evening shortly before six at the Western Kansas Dirt Riders Track. Troopers said Darren Rhoten, 49, was driving a watering truck around the track while his son Dylan,11, rode on the back of it. When the truck stopped, police say Dylan jumped off, tripped, and fell on the ground. At the same time, Darren put the truck in reverse and backed over the Dylan. The younger Rhoten died at Western Plains Medical Complex.