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  • New Obama Symbols

    10/10/2008 9:30:18 AM PDT · by conservative cat · 88 replies · 2,739+ views
    Obama/Biden Website ^ | 10/10/2008 | Conservative Cat
    I saw this mentioned on (shout out to the PUMAs for doing so much research!) These are the new official symbols allowed to be used for the Obama campaign to represent different groups. Scary!
  • Illegal immigrant with tuberculosis fears county will turn him over to immigration

    12/23/2005 10:55:07 PM PST · by conservative cat · 45 replies · 1,034+ views
    Skagit Valley Herald ^ | 11/23/2005 | Jennifer Carter
    Health officials say they may have no other alternativeThe tuberculosis eating at Ricardo’s lungs makes him a public health threat. His fear of being picked up by immigration authorities has sent him into hiding. A hard-to-treat combination of medical problems left the young farmworker tired, without an appetite and, because of the tuberculosis, quarantined in a hotel room for weeks. But last week, Ricardo, who is also an illegal immigrant, heard that Skagit County Public Health, which has treated him for months, might have reported him to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Ricardo has been deported to Mexico once before...
  • Vanity: Operation Truth- Ideas needed to counter

    10/13/2004 12:02:21 PM PDT · by conservative cat · 3 replies · 303+ views
    Self ^ | 10/13/2004 | Conservative Cat
    Someone on a board for parenting I go to posted a link to the "Operation Truth" website. I just saw one of their ads for the first time, today. I need help posting a rebuttal about it or a link to a website that counters their distortions.
  • Vanity: When is the debate replayed?

    10/08/2004 8:15:33 PM PDT · by conservative cat · 14 replies · 256+ views
    10/08/1974 | Self
    I had to take my kids to their dad's for the weekends and then run to the grocery store.
  • VANITY: Has John Edwards had face work?

    10/05/2004 9:53:48 PM PDT · by conservative cat · 4 replies · 334+ views
    Self | 10/05/2004 | conservative_cat
    I did a search but didn't see this posted. I also googled the topic. During the debates, Edwards seemed like his face has had some work. His cheeks are very smooth, his forehead a little bit, too, but didn't seem Botoxed.
  • Amnesty slams Canada's criminal record

    10/04/2004 10:37:37 PM PDT · by conservative cat · 4 replies · 356+ views
    CNN/Reuters ^ | 10/04/2004
    OTTAWA, Canada (Reuters) -- Canadian officials and police are ignoring a spate of brutal attacks against aboriginal women, at least 500 of whom have vanished or been murdered over the last 30 years, Amnesty International said Monday. In a stinging report, the human rights group condemned what it said was Canada's "terrible official indifference and apathy" toward native women, particularly those who end up in the sex trade. "How many more lives must be lost? How many more indigenous women will be murdered, how many more will go missing before the Canadian and provincial governments are moved to action?" said...
  • Prayer Request and Dallas Candlelight Vigil for baby with Leukemia

    09/10/2004 9:40:47 PM PDT · by conservative cat · 25 replies · 336+ views
    Please pray for baby Allie and her parents, Andrew and Jenny. She was diagnosed with Leukemia in May and had a cord blood transplant in July but things are not looking good. Her family has opted to not continue with medical intervention because it was just making her more sick. Please read the words of her mother, Jenny, at Her words are much better than mine. Make sure you have tissue handy as you read the weekly log. Also, there is a candlelight vigil outside of the hospital tomorrow (Saturday) night. Here are details: Vigil for Allie Scott Saturday,...
  • Tacoma branch of INS burglarized

    06/03/2002 8:02:57 PM PDT · by conservative cat · 7 replies · 362+ views ^ | 06/03/2002 | King 5 News
    Tacoma branch of INS burglarized Items used to allow foreigners to enter U.S. taken 06/03/2002 TACOMA - Officials with the Immigration and Naturalization Service have confirmed that their Tacoma Support Office was burglarized Sunday night. Thieves escaped with several items used to allow foreigners to enter the United States. Official government forms and equipment stolen is raising concerns over security. "These stamps, unfortunately, could be used by terrorist organizations who are trying to get people in and out of the United States," said Rep. Norm Dicks, D-Washington. Items taken include: - An INS admissions stamp - A parolee stamp...
  • John Kyl on O'Reilly Tonite said he knew of warnings, too *Vanity*

    05/16/2002 7:25:38 PM PDT · by conservative cat · 4 replies · 173+ views
    O'Reilly Factor ^ | 5/16/02 | Self
    On O'Reilly tonite, John Kyl said that the Senate Intelligence Committee had also been briefed on the Bin Laden hijacking "warning" that the White House is coming under fire for. I finally was able to get on-line and look up the members of the committee. Here are the members: Democrat: Bob Graham, Florida Carl Levin, Michigan John Rockefeller, West Virginia Dianne Feinstein, California Ron Wyden, Oregon Dick Durbin, Illinois Even Bayh, Indiana John Edwards, North Carolina Barbara Mikulski, Maryland Republicans: Richard Shelby, Alabama John Kyl, Arizona James Inhofe, Oklahoma Orrin Hatch, Utah Pat Roberts, Kansas Mike DeWine, Ohio Fred Thompson,...
  • VANITY: Rough idea for healthcare plan- would like input

    01/24/2002 8:43:45 AM PST · by conservative cat · 10 replies · 185+ views
    Self | 01/24/02 | Conservative Cat
    This idea came to me as I was waking up this morning. I don't know why I was thinking about it, but... The whole idea of providing health insurance for people who don't have any bothers me- on more than one level. What the heck did people do before health insurance existed or before the government started paying for it? So, this is my thought: What if the US allowed physicians to take a tax deduction for the time spent (and any other costs incurred) if they voluntarily donate free services to those without insurance? Do they allow this now? ...
  • King County wastes taxpayer money defending scum [My title]

    12/18/2001 9:51:56 AM PST · by conservative cat · 6 replies · 42+ views
    The Seattle Times ^ | 12/18/01 | Associate Press
    Tuesday, December 18, 2001 - 09:20 a.m. Pacific Ridgway pleads innocent in four Green River killings The Associated Press SEATTLE — Gary Leon Ridgway pleaded innocent today to charges he murdered four women nearly two decades ago in the Green River serial killings. Ridgway’s attorney, Tony Savage, entered the pleas during a brief arraignment in King County Superior Court. Ridgway, 52, of Auburn, did not speak to Judge Jeffrey Ramsdell during the 10-minute appearance. He is charged with aggravated first-degree murder in the deaths of Marcia Chapman, Cynthia Hinds, Opal Mills and Carol Christensen. His next court appearance was set ...
  • VANITY: What to get semi-liberal sibling for Christmas

    12/15/2001 3:48:44 PM PST · by conservative cat · 45 replies · 23+ views
    Self | 12/15/01 | Myself
    I need some advice: My younger brother was raised by conservative parents and has a conservative older sister. (haha) BUT: He spent four years at a private college and has a fairly liberal fiancee. She is one of those overly big-hearted, "under" thinking liberals who is pretty harmless. My brother is pretty conservative in his outlook, but has been brainwashed into saying things like, "I feel uncomfortable voting for George W. Bush because of his record on gay rights and abortion." ??? My brother doesn't even really approve of the gay lifestyle! So, I am trying to think of a ...
  • Contraceptives or Abortion?[or was Planned Parenthood's founder anti-abortion?]

    12/11/2001 7:33:00 PM PST · by conservative cat · 10 replies · 316+ views ^ | 1920 | Margaret Sanger
    Woman and the New Race* CHAPTER X CONTRACEPTIVES OR ABORTION? SOCIETY has not yet learned the significance of the age long effort of the feminine spirit to free itself of the burden of excessive childbearing. It has been singularly blind to the real forces underlying the cause of infanticide, child abandonment and abortion. It has permitted the highest and most powerful thing in woman's nature to be hindered, diverted, repressed and confused. Society has permitted this inner urge of woman to be rendered violent by repression until it has expressed itself in cruel forms of family limitation, which this same ...
  • DNA technology leads to arrest in Green River murders

    12/01/2001 3:50:29 PM PST · by conservative cat · 5 replies · 51+ views
    King 5.Com ^ | 12/1/01 | Lisa Javier
    DNA technology leads to arrest in Green River murders 12/01/2001 By Liza Javier, SEATTLE - After nearly 20 years since the unsolved Green River murders began in 1982, King County Sheriff Dave Reichert announced Friday that a suspect linked to four of the murders had finally been arrested. Gary Leon Ridgway was arrested about 3 p.m. Friday as he left his job at Kenworth Truck in Renton, where he has worked as a truck painter for more than 30 years. As Ridgway prepares for his first court appearance Saturday, the search is on at his Auburn home for more ...
  • Odd alliance at [Clinton] State, CNN?

    10/16/2001 7:30:08 PM PDT · by conservative cat · 1 replies · 18+ views
    Washington Times ^ | Sunday, March 14, 1999 | Stella Jatras
    Odd alliance at State, CNN? by Stella Jatras In my opinion, there is something unhealthy when the recently married CNN’s Christiane Amanpour and the State Department’s James Rubin cover the same "breaking news" story. Ms. Amanpour, who never ceased to present a one-sided CNN perspective throughout the Bosnian war, is now doing the same with her one-sided anti-Serb CNN perspective of the civil war now raging in Kosovo. At the same time, Mr. Rubin is touting the anti-Serb position from the State Department, which is in effect: If the Serbs do not sign on the dotted line, NATO will bomb ...
  • Police focus on why Seattle prosecutor was slain

    10/14/2001 1:47:57 PM PDT · by conservative cat · 12 replies · 20+ views
    The Seattle Times ^ | 10/14/01 | Mike Carter
    Police focus on why Seattle prosecutor was slain By Mike Carter Seattle Times staff reporter The motive for the execution-style slaying of Assistant U.S. Attorney Thomas C. Wales continued to elude police and FBI agents yesterday as they sorted through the activities of a man whose personal and professional life made him a potential target. Some colleagues in the U.S. Attorney's Office, who asked that their names not be used, opined that Wales'involvement as president of the anti-gun Washington CeaseFire was the motive that drove the killer who shot him several times in the neck and back as he worked ...
  • How Americans Can Really Help- A Call to Arms

    10/07/2001 9:43:47 AM PDT · by conservative cat · 2 replies · 36+ views
    e-mail ^ | 10/05/01 | Anonymous
    There has been almost no better time to be an American. This country is unified in a way we have not seen in over 30 years. Americans everywhere have pulled together in prayer, in generosity to others, and in support of their president. Unfortunately, regardless of best intentions, our economy is faltering- badly. We are now officially in a recession. We are trying to weather the storm and be supportive of the economy- we are trying to maintain our spending habits, we are trying to take vacations to support our travel industry, and we are trying to invest in the ...
  • Satanic Fury: The Force Behind Islam [Interesting perspective on Islam--my addition]

    10/06/2001 7:52:52 PM PDT · by conservative cat · 16 replies · 284+ views ^ | 03/89 | Margaret Sullivan
    Satanic Fury: The Force Behind Islam Salman Rushdie's novel unleashes death sentence on author by Margaret Sullivan 3/89 In February of this year the world came face to face with the forces behind the religion of Islam. The literary controversy over author Salman Rushdie's novel The Satanic Verses, which occasionally deals with Islam in a fanciful and irreverent way, became front-page news when the Ayatollah Khomeini condemned the author and decreed, "It is incumbent on every Muslim to do everything possible to send him to hell." The Ayatollah's death sentence and $5 million reward for Rushdie's head are symptoms of ...
  • Update on Celebrity Giving (My title)

    09/16/2001 8:32:34 PM PDT · by conservative cat · 1 replies · 31+ views
    E! Online ^ | 9/16/01 | Victoria Withey
    Madonna donated the proceeds from her September 13 concert in Los Angeles to help families of the victims in the terrorist attacks. She also asked for a moment of silence to honor those killed or injured. Meanwhile, Incubus is donating all proceeds from its September 15-16 shows in New York to relief funds.Denis Leary announced September 13 that he was setting up a fund for New York City firefighters and their families in the wake of the "most terrific nightmare." The Leary Firefighters Foundation Fund for New York's Bravest is a new branch of the foundation the comedian established for ...