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  • Peter Boyles on his firing and return Monday on 710 KNUS

    06/28/2013 6:13:26 AM PDT · by A.A. Cunningham · 21 replies
    Westword ^ | 28 June 2013 | Michael Roberts
    Earlier this month, KHOW talk-show host Peter Boyles was fired after an incident involving his longtime producer. Since then, Boyles has been uncharacteristically remained silent about exactly what happened. But he's talking now, and in detail, about his ouster, as well as his return to the Denver airwaves. Beginning at 6 a.m. on Monday, July 1, he'll be back behind the microphone, this time at 710 KNUS. "The day I was let go, I was contacted by Salem," says Boyles in reference to Salem Media of Colorado, KNUS' owner. "That was my first meeting, and it was a question of...
  • X-47B Accomplishes First Ever Carrier Touch and Go aboard CVN 77

    05/18/2013 3:59:55 AM PDT · by A.A. Cunningham · 45 replies
    United States Navy ^ | 17 May 2013 | Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brandon Vinson
    X-47B Accomplishes First Ever Carrier Touch and Go aboard CVN 77 Story Number: NNS130517-15Release Date: 5/17/2013 5:11:00 PM By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brandon Vinson, USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Public Affairs USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- The Navy's X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Demonstrator (UCAS-D) has begun touch and go landing operations aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) May 17. For UCAS-D, this represents the most significant technology maturation of the program. Ship relative navigation and precision touchdown of the X-47B are critical technology elements for all future Unmanned Carrier...
  • From no faith to a mountain-top of meaning: Father John Nepil (Catholic Caucus)

    10/21/2012 2:01:56 AM PDT · by A.A. Cunningham · 3 replies
    Denver Catholic Register ^ | 17 October 2012 | Roxanne King
    From no faith to a mountain-top of meaning: Father John Nepil By Roxanne King This story is the first in a Year of Faith series sharing testimonies of Catholics from all walks of life. See the powerful related video of Father John Nepil’s witness at OneBillionStories.com. A fast-paced suburban life focused on success had left 17-year-old John Nepil burned out and without faith when an encounter with Christ changed his life. It was July 14, 2001. The Littleton High School junior’s parents had bribed him to attend a Steubenville of the Rockies youth retreat. He despised it. Since his freshman...
  • Mass etiquette: Obey rubrics, be charitable (Catholic Caucus)

    09/14/2012 11:14:09 PM PDT · by A.A. Cunningham · 10 replies
    Denver Catholic Register ^ | 12 September 2012 | Nissa LaPoint
    Mass etiquette: Obey rubrics, be charitable By Nissa LaPoint It’s likely a familiar scene to Mass-goers. Across the pew, one man strikes his breast to the words of the Penitential Act while a tardy couple with a baby apologetically stumbles past him. The majority prays on bended knees, but at the consecration, one woman slips out to answer a vibrating Blackberry. One sniffling parishioner clasps hands with another during the Lord’s Prayer. Others pray with folded hands. Many Catholic faithful have fallen victim to and grappled with such liturgical conundrums and church faux pas. As the one-year anniversary of the...
  • Hercules Industries should be honored for their religious liberty stance

    08/30/2012 11:10:08 AM PDT · by A.A. Cunningham · 3 replies
    Denver Catholic Register ^ | August 29, 2012 | Most Rev. Samuel J. Aquila
    Hercules Industries should be honored for their religious liberty stance August 29, 2012 More than 30,000 people will move to Colorado this year; I became one of them in July when I came home after an 11-year absence. It’s easy to see why Americans want to live here. Five cities in Colorado are listed among the Best Places to Live in America. Coloradans are among America’s most fit residents, and our natural beauty is unparalleled. Our culture is welcoming. Our people are kind. Net-positive Colorado migration continues despite our rising unemployment numbers—which speaks to the caliber of our state. Colorado...
  • The tragic link between abortion and contraception

    05/17/2012 5:37:48 AM PDT · by A.A. Cunningham · 1 replies
    Denver Catholic Register ^ | 16 May 2012 | By Most Rev. James D. Conley, S.T.L., Apostolic Administrator
    The tragic link between abortion and contraception May 16, 2012 By Most Rev. James D. Conley, S.T.L., Apostolic Administrator In 1992, the U.S. Supreme Court made the second-most important decision about abortion to date. The case was Planned Parenthood v. Casey and at issue was the right of states to regulate the practice of abortion. The court's decision was a double-edged sword. Tragically, it confirmed the decision of Roe v. Wade and affirmed the principle that abortion should be legally available in the United States through all nine months of pregnancy. The decision was wrong, from both a moral and...
  • THOUGHTS ON AN INVITATION TO GRACE (Catholic Caucus)

    05/11/2012 8:38:41 AM PDT · by A.A. Cunningham · 1 replies
    Archdiocese of Philadelphia ^ | 10 May 2012 | Archbishop Charles J. Chaput O.F.M. Cap.
    May 10, 2012 ARCHBISHOP CHAPUT'S WEEKLY COLUMN: THOUGHTS ON AN INVITATION TO GRACE Later this month, on May 19, I'll ordain new priests for our local Church. This is a special moment of joy for me, since these new brothers will be the first I welcome into the priesthood as Archbishop of Philadelphia. But every new priest is a source of joy and hope for all our people. In the wake of so many difficulties for our Church over the past 15 months, we need to pause and reflect. Every genuine love story is a great love story; and...
  • Melinda Gates: Poster billionaire for how a rotten Catholic education...

    05/08/2012 7:14:12 AM PDT · by A.A. Cunningham · 68 replies
    The Catholic World Report ^ | 8 May 2012 | Carl E. Olson
    Melinda Gates: Poster billionaire for how a rotten Catholic education... May 08, 2012 04:03 EST By Carl E. Olson ... ends up promoting and spreading the culture of death—worldwide. Via The Daily Mail: Facing backlash from the Catholic Church on an already controversial issue, Bill Gates' wife Melinda announced this week that contraception will be the primary goal of their foundation, with plans to revolutionize it globally. And from the May 7th Newsweek piece, "Melinda Gates' New Crusade: Investing Billions in Women's Health": There’s currently very little investment in contraceptive research and development. The single biggest funder, Darmstadt says, is...
  • It takes bravery to follow Christ as priests (Catholic caucus)

    05/06/2012 10:06:16 AM PDT · by A.A. Cunningham · 4 replies
    Catholic Herald ^ | 3 May 2012 | Bishop Robert C. Morlino
    It takes bravery to follow Christ as priests Bishop's Column Thursday, May. 03, 2012 -- 12:00 AM This column is the bishop’s communication with the faithful of the Diocese of Madison. Any wider circulation reaches beyond the intention of the bishop. This past Sunday is often called, “Good Shepherd Sunday.” The word the Scriptures use is really not adequately translated in English as simply, “good.” The word really means, “honorable, worthy, noble,” or, “so excellent in every way that its goodness is itself beautiful.” And, in particular, our Gospel for this past Sunday (Jn 10:11-18) points out that the shepherd...
  • News Outlets Failed to Reveal Lesbian Denied Communion at Mother’s Funeral is a Buddhist and ...

    03/07/2012 11:54:19 AM PST · by A.A. Cunningham · 30 replies
    CatholicVote.org ^ | 7 March 2012 | Thomas Peters
    News Outlets Failed to Reveal Lesbian Denied Communion at Mother’s Funeral … is a Buddhist and Gay Rights Activist I didn’t get involved in the story of a lesbian woman denied communion at her mother’s funeral which the Washington Post plastered across its front page (“Seeking Communion, Finding Rejection“, in the lower right-hand corner) at first but the more I thought about the scenario the more it irked me. According to Barbara Johnson’s version of events, and the version of events unquestioningly passed on by the mainstream media, she was denied Communion at her own mother’s funeral by a priest...
  • FIRST F-35B FLIGHT WITH EXTERNAL WEAPONS

    02/23/2012 8:28:10 PM PST · by A.A. Cunningham · 9 replies · 1+ views
    F-35 Lightning II ^ | 23 February 2012 | NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND
    F-35 Lightning II Program Public Affairs Release – 2012 02 23 FIRST F-35B FLIGHT WITH EXTERNAL WEAPONS NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – Over an Atlantic test range, Lockheed Martin test pilot Dan Levin flies F-35B test aircraft BF-2 with external weapons pylons for the first time Feb. 22. The test measured flying qualities with external pylons, inert AIM-9X Sidewinder air-to-air missiles and centerline 25 mm gun pod. Significant weapons testing for the F-35B and F-35C variants is scheduled for 2012, including fit checks, captive carriage, pit drop and aerial drop tests. The F-35B is the variant of...
  • Mass participation—in body and spirit(Catholic caucus)

    11/16/2011 8:16:28 PM PST · by A.A. Cunningham · 5 replies
    Denver Catholic Register ^ | 16 November 2011 | Most Rev. James D. Conley
    Mass participation—in body and spirit This column continues the Denver Catholic Register’s New Roman Missal series. Nov. 16 2011 - I have been thinking lately about Mary and Martha. We encounter these two sisters, who were friends of the Lord, when Jesus makes a visit to their home in the Gospel of Luke. Most of us remember the story. Martha works actively to prepare the meal for the Lord, while Mary sits listening to Him at His feet. When Martha gets frustrated with her sister and complains, Jesus says that Mary, who is sitting in rapt contemplation, has “chosen the...
  • U.S. Marine Corps Negotiates Buying Decommissioned British Harriers

    11/13/2011 10:15:37 PM PST · by A.A. Cunningham · 30 replies
    Defense Update ^ | 13 November 2011 | Tamir Eshel
    U.S. Marine Corps Negotiates Buying Decommissioned British Harriers The U.S. Navy and Marine Corps have agreed to buy Britain’s entire decommissioned fleet of 74 Harrier GR-9 and 9A Vertical/Short take off and Landing (V/STOL) fighter jets – a move expected to help the Corps operate Harrier jump jets into the mid-2020s and possibly replace aging two-seat F-18D Hornet strike fighters currently used for night attacks, Navy Times reports. A spokesman for the British Ministry of Defence confirmed the Disposal Services Agency was in talks with the U.S. Navy for the sale of the Harriers, their engines and spare parts. The...
  • Silence and the liturgy (Catholic caucus)

    11/10/2011 7:13:41 PM PST · by A.A. Cunningham · 1 replies
    Denver Catholic Register ^ | 9 November 2011 | Most Rev. James D. Conley
    Silence and the liturgy This column continues the Denver Catholic Register’s New Roman Missal series. Nov. 9 2011 - I’ll never forget the silence of Sept. 11, 2001. Most of us remember the chaos of that day—the sirens, the alarms, the confusion and pandemonium. The senses were assaulted—especially for those who were physically present in New York, Washington, D.C., or Pennsylvania. But like many, I watched the events of Sept. 11 unfold on television from afar. I was still in Rome at the time, working for the Vatican Congregation for Bishops. I watched the Twin Towers begin to collapse on...
  • The manner of receiving holy Communion(Catholic caucus)

    11/04/2011 8:23:23 AM PDT · by A.A. Cunningham · 45 replies · 1+ views
    Denver Catholic Register ^ | 2 November 2011 | Most Rev. James D. Conley
    The manner of receiving holy Communion This column continues the Denver Catholic Register’s New Roman Missal series. Nov. 2 2011 - How we handle objects says a lot about how we regard them. When looking at fine jewelry, for example, we are mindful to handle the gems carefully. When observing fine works of art, we don’t even touch them at all. When we hold a baby or hug a loved one, we do so gently and with care. The things we handle carefully are usually the things we hold in high esteem. When it comes to the holy Eucharist, the...
  • VAQ-129 unveils historic naval aircraft for CONA(Centennial of Naval Aviation)

    01/29/2011 10:31:49 AM PST · by A.A. Cunningham · 15 replies · 1+ views
    The Northwest Navigator ^ | 27 January 2011 | MC3 Bryan Ilyankoff
    VAQ-129 unveils historic naval aircraft for CONA(Centennial of Naval Aviation) By MC3 Bryan Ilyankoff NAS Whidbey Public Affairs Thursday, January 27, 2011 Honoring 100 years of naval aviation, Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 129 unveiled an EA-6B Prowler and an EA-18G Growler painted in the World War II paint schemes of a Douglas TBD-1 Devastator and a Grumman TBF-1 Avenger, respectively, Jan. 20. Cmdr. Tim Murphy, VAQ-129 commanding officer, was excited when learned about the Centennial of Naval Aviation (CONA) committee’s plan to paint a limited number of aircraft to represent significant periods in naval aviation history. “We sat down with...
  • Mike Evans admits he did not speak directly with Abercrombie re Soetoro/Obama birth certificate

    01/26/2011 2:53:47 PM PST · by A.A. Cunningham · 62 replies
    630 KHOW ^ | 26 January 2011
    Mike Evans, the syndicated Hollywood gossip radio commentator and self described good friend of Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie, admitted this morning that he has not personally spoken with the Governor regarding the unlocatable Soetoro/Obama long form birth certificate. Evans had his story picked apart by Peter Boyles and Jerome Corsi on 630 KHOW in Denver. Download the entire conversation/confession at the link.
  • Marine commandant concluded DADT repeal may risk lives

    12/15/2010 7:25:25 AM PST · by A.A. Cunningham · 22 replies
    Stars and Stripes ^ | 14 December 2010 | Kevin Baron
    Marine commandant concluded DADT repeal may risk lives By Kevin Baron Stars and Stripes Published: December 14, 2010 ARLINGTON, Va. — The nation’s top Marine Corps officer said he could not endorse a change in the “don’t ask, don’t tell” law that could cause distractions or endanger the lives of Marines in combat. Ultimately, the voices of forward-fighting combat Marines who worried about unit cohesion in the Pentagon’s survey swayed Marine Corps Commandant Gen. James Amos, leading him to recommend that Congress not repeal the law banning openly gay Americans from military service. “Mistakes and inattention or distractions cost Marines...
  • Rolls Outlines Trent 900 Modification Plan

    11/13/2010 7:24:55 AM PST · by A.A. Cunningham · 8 replies
    Aviation Week ^ | 12 November 2010 | Max Kingsley-Jones
    Rolls Outlines Trent 900 Modification Plan By Max Kingsley-Jones kingsley.jones@aviationweek.com LONDON Rolls-Royce says that last week’s uncontained failure of a Trent 900 on a Qantas Airbus A380 was caused by the malfunction of “a specific component” in the turbine area, which will be addressed by a modification programme across the fleet. Meanwhile Airbus boss Tom Enders has warned that the problem may impact A380 deliveries this year and next. Rolls says that the investigation and Trent 900 engine inspections launched in the wake of the QF32 incident on Nov. 4 has led it to draw two key conclusions. It confirms...
  • Lisa Blount, "An Officer and a Gentleman" Star, Found Dead at 53 (Lynette Pomeroy)

    11/04/2010 4:51:28 PM PDT · by A.A. Cunningham · 24 replies
    CBS News ^ | 28 October 2010 | Joyce Lee
    NEW YORK (CBS) Lisa Blount, an Academy Award-winning producer and actress born in Arkansas, has died at the age of 53. According to the Arkansas Democrat Gazette, Blount was found dead Wednesday at her home in Little Rock by her mother. Her husband, actor and director Ray McKinnon, was out of town this week. Pulaski County Coroner Garland Camper told the newspaper that there were no signs of foul play. He said Blount appeared to have died on Monday. Blount is best known for playing Debra Winger's friend, Lynette Pomeroy, in the classic 1982 film "An Officer and a Gentleman,"...