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  • Scientists Able To Reverse Autism and Mental Retardation in Mice by Inhibiting an Enzyme

    06/30/2007 3:54:35 PM PDT · by GretchenM · 27 replies · 975+ views
    Yahoo News, ^ | June 30 2007 | Yahoo News; Steve Shultz of Breaking Christian News
    Background News "This is very exciting because it suggests that PAK inhibitors could be used for therapeutic purposes to reverse already established mental impairments in Fragile X children." FOUNDING EDITOR'S NOTE [Breaking Christian News]: We don't often post fulfillments of prophetic words. But some words are so very specific, and the fulfillment may also be specific, that to NOT post [it], would be a disservice to our readers. Kim Clement spoke of Autism in a word we posted on December 23rd from a December 8th session given in Portland, Oregon. We've included the portions of Kim's word—specific to autism—below. You...
  • Bombs Hitting Church and Children's Center in Mozambique: Call To Prayer from Iris Ministries

    03/22/2007 2:57:00 PM PDT · by GretchenM · 15 replies · 288+ views
    Iris Ministries via The Elijah List News ^ | March 22, 2007 | Shara Pradhan
    Heidi Baker Emergency Update: She says bombs are hitting their church and their children's center with children in it—PRAY! NOTE FROM EDITORIAL STAFF [of The Elijah List ]: We are all asking for you to please stop and pray right now, many precious people are in extreme danger! —Steve Shultz, Aimee Herd, Jessica L. Miller, Julie Smith, Terry Lea, Jeris Cribbs and all the Elijah List and Elijah Rain family. The following update was sent out by Iris Ministries. Heidi asked me to contact you for prayer as bombs have detonated in our capitol city Maputo, Mozambique. Three bombs...
  • French Scientist, among First To Warn of Global Warming, Changes His Mind

    03/05/2007 3:38:36 PM PST · by GretchenM · 69 replies · 2,817+ views
    Canada National Post ^ | March 5, 2007 | Lawrence Soloman
    Dr. Allegre's dream is to see "ecology become the engine of economic development, and not an artificial obstacle that creates fear." According to an article in the National Post, Dr. Claude Allegre, a well-respected and renowned French scientist, who was also among the first to sound a warning about Global Warming, has apparently changed his mind. Fifteen years ago, geochemist Dr. Allegre, had joined with 1500 prominent scientists in signing the highly publicized World Scientists' Warning to Humanity, a letter that stressed the great potential risks of Global Warming. However, after the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush (photos): 2.2.07

    02/02/2007 2:44:11 PM PST · by GretchenM · 205 replies · 3,677+ views, ^ | Friday February 2, 2007 | GretchenM
    President Bush honored the 2006 NHL Stanley Cup (hockey) Championship Carolina Hurricanes at the White House. [I lost the b key on my keyboard with the Great Water Mishap earlier this week so if I type a b that doesn't show up, and forget to copy and paste it in, please insert it mentally into the text. In my replies I might start typing a v in place of b.] Secretary of State Rice hosted a meeting of "the Quartet" to discuss events in the Middle East. Defense Secretary Gates and General Pace held a news conference at the Pentagon....
  • Urgent Prayer Request for My Young Cousin, Severe Head Injury - Update at #2982

    01/25/2007 9:37:13 AM PST · by GretchenM · 3,166 replies · 36,549+ views
    My family | Thursday January 25, 2007 | GretchenM
    <p>My aunt and uncle sent this out to our family at 6:30 AM today. Carrie is my young cousin, a very gifted artist, and the eldest among her siblings. She and her family are in Michigan.</p> <p>Prayer reqeust from my aunt and uncle (Carrie is their granddaughter).</p>
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush (photos): 1.19.07

    01/19/2007 4:40:49 PM PST · by GretchenM · 296 replies · 4,420+ views, ^ | Friday January 19, 2007 | GretchenM
    I found no new photos of the president today but there are some photos of Laura in Paris, at the conference on Missing and Exploited Children. As Tony Snow's assistant conducted the press briefing today, and the State of the Union address is next Tuesday, January 23rd at 9:00 PM EST, it seems likely it is crunch time for getting the address ready. Defense Secretary Gates continues his visit to Iraq, in Basra and Talil, where he is being briefed. Jay Hein, Director of the WH Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives, discussed the President's compassion agenda and the recently...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush (photos): 1.2.07

    01/02/2007 4:55:50 PM PST · by GretchenM · 282 replies · 4,742+ views, ^ | Tuesday January 2, 2007 | GretchenM
    On this "National Day of Mourning throughout the United States," President and Mrs. Bush attended the funeral service for former President Gerald Ford at the National Episcopal Cathedral in DC today. President Bush was among those asked to eulogize (text and webcast at this link) his predecessor. Henry Kissinger's eulogy was very informative about the international achievements of Ford's presidency. I've been looking for the text but haven't found it so far. If anyone does, please post it or link it on this Dose. Goodbye, President Ford. Thank you for your faith in Christ that helped bindup and heal the...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush (photos): 12.19.06

    12/19/2006 4:51:49 PM PST · by GretchenM · 252 replies · 2,944+ views, ^ | Tuesday December 19, 2006 | GretchenM
    It was a day for bill signing as the president signed S. 843, the Combating Autism Act of 2006; S. 3678, the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act; and H.R. 6143, the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Modernization Act of 2006. VP Cheney is to be a defense witness (for Lewis Libby) in the Valerie Plane case.
  • YouTube: Post Your Favorite Links Here

    12/14/2006 3:18:58 PM PST · by GretchenM · 263 replies · 10,757+ views ^ | December 14, 2006 | GretchenM
    Post your favorite YouTube links here. I'll start with these.Baptismal Cannonball Chad Vader*, Day Manager *Darth's Underachieving Brother Chad Vader Episode 1 Day Shift Manager Chad Vader Episode 2 Day Shift Manager Chad Vader Episode 3 Night Shift Manager Chad Vader Episode 4 Night Shift Manager(Where Are Your Live Chickens?; A Dog Loose in the Store)
  • Judge Rules in Favor of NJ Second-Grader - School Can't Censor Future Christian Songs in Talent Show

    12/12/2006 4:43:07 PM PST · by GretchenM · 42 replies · 1,451+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | December 12, 2006 | News Staff/AH
    "The effect of this court decision is that it permanently prohibits this school from discriminating against religious speech within the context of its school talent shows. Today's ruling is a tremendous victory for religious liberty and free speech, especially for students." ... a second-grader in the Frenchtown Elementary school in NJ had been banned from performing the song Awesome God (made famous by the late Rich Mullins), not only for its religious genre, but also because of its "proselytizing nature." This week however, a federal court issued a ruling preventing the school from censoring any future religious songs performed by...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush (photos): 12.12.06

    12/12/2006 4:02:37 PM PST · by GretchenM · 205 replies · 2,804+ views, ^ | Tuesday December 12, 2006 | GretchenM
    President Bush had breakfast with Bob Gates, who will be sworn in Monday as the new Secretary of Defense. He met with Iraqi Vice President Tareq al-Hashemi in the Oval. Also in the meeting were Dick Cheney, Condi Rice, Stephen Hadley, and White House Chief of Staff Josh Bolten. He participated in a video teleconference, that included Donald Rumsfeld, with combatant commanders and the U.S. Ambassador to Iraq. At the State Department, Secretary of State Rice met with Iraq Vice President Tariq Ahmed Baker Al-Hashimi, and also met with U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England, Australian Foreign Minister Alexander...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush (photos): 12.5.06

    12/05/2006 5:15:55 PM PST · by GretchenM · 178 replies · 2,635+ views, ^ | Tuesday December 5, 2006 | GretchenM
    President Bush met with Robert Gates, his nominee to replace Secretary of Defense Rumsfeld, before Gates headed to the Senate for his confirmation hearing. View brief webcast of Bush and Gates at WH today. The Senate Armed Services Committee voted unanimously (21-0) to send Gates's nomination to the full Senate; a vote is expected Wednesday. Bush had lunch with James Baker. The much-leaked Iraqi study group report is scheduled for a full public release tomorrow. The leader of the Supreme Council for the Islamic Revolution in Iraq, Abdul Aziz al-Hakim, met with VP Cheney. Tony Snow said today, "... as...
  • Who Gives More: "Red" States or "Blue" States? (Washington State GOP Email)

    12/01/2006 5:08:51 PM PST · by GretchenM · 45 replies · 798+ views
    Washington State Republican Party ^ | December 1, 2006 | Diane Tebelius, Chair, Washington St. Republican Party
    According to Arthur Brooks, author of Who Really Cares, there are many myths surrounding which Americans give to charity and why they give. In comparing the red Republican states versus the blue Democrat states, it is the red states hands-down that come out on top as having the most generous givers. In fact, 24 out of the top 25 states for charitable givers are red states. Another interesting comparison of charitable giving is the difference between people that identify themselves as "conservative" compared to those individuals that identify themselves as "liberal." Again, it is the conservatives that gave 30 percent...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush Overseas (NATO; photos): 11.28.06

    11/28/2006 5:17:10 PM PST · by GretchenM · 334 replies · 3,499+ views, ^ | Tuesday November 28, 2006 | GretchenM
    Stopping first in Estonia, the president then traveled to Riga, Latvia for the NATO summit today and tomorrow. Secretary of State Rice and National Security Advisor Hadley are with him. Bush plans to travel to Jordan later in the week for a summit with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. Maliki fired 3,000 government employees for militia ties. This is an effort to deal with political leaders to disarm the militias. Coalition officials are supporting that effort. Oversight board briefed on NSA surveillance: Some impressed by 'how careful' the government is.
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush (photos): 11.21.06

    11/21/2006 3:51:15 PM PST · by GretchenM · 196 replies · 3,043+ views,, ^ | Tuesday November 21, 2006 | GretchenM
    The president and first lady stopped overnight in Honolulu -- and, of course, they met with the troops at Hickam Air Force Base -- on their way home from the Asian Pacific Economic Council meeting. He was briefed by the US Pacific Command while there. Defense Secretary Rumsfeld met with Afghanistan Minister of Defense General Abdul Rahim Wardak at the Pentagon. Setting the Record Straight: Comparing the Coverage: London Vs. Washington Reporting on Prime Minister Blair's Remarks on the Middle East, particularly Iran and Syria. This link provides a link to the full text of PM Blair's remarks.
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush (photos): 11.14.06

    11/14/2006 4:37:47 PM PST · by GretchenM · 254 replies · 3,750+ views, ^ | Tuesday November 14, 2006 | GretchenM
    The president, vice president, and some Cabinet members met with CEOs of US auto manufacturers. Video and text here. He also met with Senator Mel Martinez, R-FL, who was recently named to be the new head of the Republican National Committee. Stocks rallied, the Dow-Jones Industrial Average hit a record high today. The S&P ended at its highest point since November 2000. Oil and gold prices slipped. The NASDAQ ended at its highest point since February 2001.
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush (photos): 11.9.06

    11/09/2006 4:32:14 PM PST · by GretchenM · 546 replies · 5,727+ views, ^ | Thursday November 9, 2006 | GretchenM
    President Bush welcomed Mexico's President-elect, Felipe Calderon, to the White House. He honored the 2006 National Humanities Medal and the 2006 National Medal of Arts recipients in the Oval. After breakfasting with the GOP leadership of Congress, and meeting with his cabinet, Bush, with his Cabinet behind him, addressed the press in the Rose Garden. Showing the quality of statesmanship needed at such a time, he met with Congr. Pelosi and Congr. Hoyer in the Oval. The National Review and Reuters are reporting that the WH sent (recess appointment) UN Ambassador John Bolton's nomination to the US Senate, for a...
  • Initiative 933 Property Rights -- Facts for Washington State Voters

    11/03/2006 7:38:50 PM PST · by GretchenM · 25 replies · 984+ views
    Washington State Republican Party Email ^ | November 3, 2006 | Diane Tebelius, Chairman WSRP
    YouTube View ad Passing I-933 on November 7 will determine whether or not Washington state private property rights are protected and the state's government is held accountable for the regulations imposed on individuals who own property - any property, private property. • I-933 will make the government more accountable to its citizens: • (Be sure to see the ad, linked at top of paragraph) Government must tell citizens "why" we need new regulations. Government must identify the properties they want to regulate. Government must identify how much damage they will cause to the use and value of private property. Government...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush (photos): 10.31.06

    10/31/2006 3:55:24 PM PST · by GretchenM · 429 replies · 4,388+ views, ^ | Tuesday October 31, 2006 | GretchenM
    The president's special envoy to Sudan, Andrew Natsios, briefed the president and the Secretary of State at the White House. Bush made remarks on Sudan and North Korea. He was interviewed for "regional television media," and went to Perry, GA, in the late afternoon for a campaign rally. Laura Bush put her shoulder to the campaign wheel in Tennessee and North Carolina. The Chinese, after negotiations with North Korea, announced that the North Koreans have agreed to return to six-party talks regarding North Korea's nuclear ambitions. This is in accordance with President Bush's strategy.
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush (photos): 10.27.06

    10/27/2006 5:00:44 PM PDT · by GretchenM · 672 replies · 5,373+ views, ^ | Friday October 27, 2006 | GretchenM
    President Bush welcomed NATO Secretary-General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer to the White House. Vice President Cheney traveled to the Charleston Air Force Base, Charleston, NC, and attended a fundraiser in NC. Further travel took him to Whiteman Air Force Base, MO. He greeted troops at both Air Force bases and toured Whiteman. Secretary of State Rice met with Mr. Scheffer (say: Skeffer) at the State Department. CNN's Wolf Blitzer attempted and failed to ambush Dr. Lynne Cheney today, who agreed to be interviewed so she could talk about her Our Fifty States: A Family Adventure across America. A second FR...