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  • Vanity - Does Anyone Know of the Moravian Church?

    08/11/2009 6:54:49 AM PDT · by Wife of D · 120 replies · 2,733+ views
    August 11, 2009 | me
    Good morning! My Son-In-Law called me last night and told me a neat story about (him) losing his work ID ( a fireable offense), praying for the first time in 2 years because of that, seeing a brief glimpse of something about the Moravian church, then finding his badge. Of course there's more to it but I'm sparing you. :) He also reported feeling completely re-energized and touched by the Hand of God -this would be a GREAT time for an 'AMEN!"- and "on fire and alive" despite having a rough weekend almost no sleep. Anyway, he asked about the...
  • Grand Theft Auto: How Stevie the Rat bankrupted GM

    06/02/2009 3:10:32 PM PDT · by Wife of D · 16 replies · 1,035+ views ^ | 6/1/09 | Greg Palast
    Grand Theft Auto: How Stevie the Rat bankrupted GM by Greg Palast Monday, June 1, 2009 ant-farm_2Screw the autoworkers. They may be crying about General Motors' bankruptcy today. But dumping 40,000 of the last 60,000 union jobs into a mass grave won't spoil Jamie Dimon's day. Dimon is the CEO of JP Morgan Chase bank. While GM workers are losing their retirement health benefits, their jobs, their life savings; while shareholders are getting zilch and many creditors getting hosed, a few privileged GM lenders – led by Morgan and Citibank – expect to get back 100% of their loans to...
  • Utterly Useless and Also Stupid Vanity - Fox News Audio Slurring?

    05/19/2009 8:07:04 PM PDT · by Wife of D · 40 replies · 815+ views
    5/19/09 | Wife of D
    I'm watching Fox News on Time Warner Cable in the Albany/Saratoga NY area. During commercial breaks and shows, the audio 'slurs' for just a second. Was happening last night, too. Seems like every 10 seconds - when it's happening. Anyone else hearing it or is my tin foil too tight? Sorry if I bother anyone with this post, but it's driving me batty. (also, I'm writing this in the 'Body of Thread' box - 'Body of Comment' box is empty - I hope this shows up correctly!)
  • New Islamic mortgages now available in Minnesota

    03/02/2009 9:00:20 PM PST · by Wife of D · 17 replies · 2,559+ views
    Minnesota Public Radio ^ | March 1, 2009 | Jessica Mador, Minnesota Public Radio
    For many Minnesota Muslims, it's been virtually impossible to buy a home, because Islamic law forbids the paying or charging of interest. To help close the home ownership gap among Muslim immigrants, the state's housing agency is launching a new program offering Islamic mortgages. Minneapolis, Minn. — Islamic law does make exceptions to the ban on interest, if one's family is at stake. But the exceptions are open to interpretation and for many observant Muslims, conventional mortgages are strictly taboo. Nawawi Sheikh is one of them. The Somali-American says he and his wife just couldn't go against their beliefs, even...