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  • Mitt Romney's Twinkie cake is a must-see

    03/13/2019 3:06:47 PM PDT · by bgill · 33 replies
    cnn ^ | Mar. 13, 2019 | cnn
    Sen. Mitt Romney's staff surprised him with a Twinkie cake, but how he blew out the candles is getting a lot of attention
  • Back to blackouts: SA in the dark as Eskom stumbles ( South Africa )

    12/02/2018 7:18:10 PM PST · by george76 · 45 replies
    Tech Central ^ | 30 November 2018 | Paul Burkhardt
    Eskom’s warning that the country was threatened by months of rotating blackouts became a reality in less than 24 hours. The state-owned company, which produces most of South Africa’s power, said on Wednesday that controlled blackouts could return and last throughout the year. Even more concerning is that the company expects energy availability of the system will keep declining into early next year and probably only recover to current levels in six months. By Thursday, Eskom announced it was cutting 1GW from the grid. It doubled that amount on Friday in an outage that’s scheduled to last 13 hours. For...
  • Happy Birthday, Jim Robinson!

    11/02/2018 9:20:53 PM PDT · by Albion Wilde · 323 replies ^ | November 3, 2018 | So say all of us
    Happy Birthday, and many more to our wonderful host and great patriot—creator of Free Republic—Jim Robinson! Post your good wishes here!
  • Classy: Climate Change Protesters Destroy Memorial For Paris Terror Attack Victims

    11/30/2015 12:42:43 PM PST · by Kaslin · 31 replies ^ | November 30, 2015 | Katie Pavlich
    Conference of the Parties Climate Change Summit, which President Obama is currently attending. Not only did protesters destroy a memorial left in remembrance of those killed by ISIS terrorists a little over one week ago, they picked up candles dedicated to victims and threw them at police.  This is what the climate change protesters have done to the memorial to those murdered last week #Paris.— Geeza (@Geezajay2013) November 29, 2015 H/T Twitchy
  • ‘Switch to that unicorn power’: Obama to announce major escalation of ‘war on energy’

    08/02/2015 10:01:12 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 39 replies ^ | 08/02/2015 | Twitchy Staff
    Hope you like increasing prices, everyone! #ForTheMiddleClass … It’s not like Americans weren’t warned. All in the name of fighting “climate change,” of course. Has that ever really been a barrier for this administration?
  • How To Heat Your Home Using Just Tea Lights And Flower Pots

    01/09/2014 12:58:24 PM PST · by RKBA Democrat · 147 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 1-6-14 | Dina Spector
    As parts of the United States prepare for record-breaking cold temperatures, a YouTube video showing an alternative way to heat your home might come in handy. The video, which we first found on Why Don't You Try This, was made by journalist and boat-owner Dylan Winter. All you need to make this do-it-yourself heater are tea lights, a loaf tin, and two clay flower pots. You can find tea light candles at pretty much any drug or hardware store. A pack of 50 is only $5.99 at CVS, for instance. In the video, Winter places four tea lights into a...
  • Obama is Selling Yoga Pants and Soy Candles

    11/25/2011 12:29:44 PM PST · by Nachum · 20 replies · 1+ views
    Fox News ^ | 11/25/11 | Todd Starnes
    Having trouble deciding what to get the family for Christmas? Well, fear not, my fellow Americans — because President Obama has a full online catalog of goodies that are certain to bring happiness and joy to your loved ones. FOLLOW TODD ON FACEBOOK President Obama’s campaign team has put together a website to remind us what the Yuletide season is truly all about — getting him re-elected. So they’ve decided to offer Americans a collection of special decorations for the “holiday” season. was careful to use the word “holiday” — but I suspect these decorations are meant for “Christmas”...
  • Democrat Wants to Ban Candles

    03/15/2011 7:00:57 AM PDT · by Lazamataz · 109 replies
    Fox News ^ | 3/15/2011 | By Todd Starnes
    A Democratic lawmaker in Nevada has introduced a bill that would outlaw air fresheners and candles in public places. But some critics said the proposed law goes too far – and would even prohibit priests from using candles in Mass. Democratic Assembly Paul Aizley, from Las Vegas, presented his bill Monday. It would set restrictions on pesticides, fragrances, and candles to accommodate people with “chemical sensitivities.”
  • Deadly five-alarm Brooklyn fire caused by candles that were knocked over during voodoo sex ritual

    02/25/2011 1:11:13 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 36 replies
    New York Post ^ | February 25, 2011 | JOHN DOYLE and JAMIE SCHRAM
    A windswept, five-alarm fire that killed an elderly Brooklyn woman was started by candles placed on the floor near a bed while a man and woman were having sex after a voodoo ritual, sources said today. Fire marshals determined that the Feb. 20 blaze at 346 East 29th St. in Flatbush escalated to a fifth alarm because of an open door and delays, but that it was all started by black magic. "Time and time again we respond to tragedies that could have been so easily prevented," said FDNY Commissioner Sal Cassano. "This fire had so many of those elements...
  • Auschwitz Trip: Remembering Not to Forget

    02/15/2010 7:20:45 PM PST · by grame · 6 replies · 323+ views
    Indiana Public Media ^ | Jan 28, 2010 | Stan Jastrzebski
    For the last week, a group led by Holocaust survivor Eva Kor — founder of Terre Haute’s CANDLES Holocaust museum — has gathered in Poland. The group has toured concentration camps and on Wednesday witnessed the ceremony commemorating the 65th anniversary of the liberation of the infamous Auschwitz camp by Russian soldiers. Listen closely enough here and you can almost make out the footsteps of the hundreds of thousands who perished here. Eva Kor survived until Russian troops liberated the Auschwitz and Birkenau camps on January 27, 1945. But each time she returns to this place – a strip of...

    02/01/2010 8:58:05 AM PST · by Salvation · 8 replies · 280+ views ^ | 1864 edition | Rev. Alban Butler
    THE PURIFICATION, COMMONLY CALLED CANDLEMAS-DAY. Feast: February 2 The law of God, given by Moses to the Jews, to insinuate both to us and to them, that by the sin of Adam man is conceived and born in sin, and obnoxious to his wrath, ordained that a woman, after childbirth, should continue for a certain time in a state which that law calls unclean; during which she was not to appear in public, nor presume to touch any thing consecrated to God.[1] This term was of forty days upon the birth of a son, and the time was double...
  • Rush Limbaugh LIVE Radio Thread - Tuesday 6/24/08

    06/24/2008 8:18:32 AM PDT · by TSchmereL · 280 replies · 426+ views
    The EIB Network ^ | June 24, 2008 | Rush Limbaugh
    AND NOW . . . amidst billowing clouds of fragrant, aromatic first- and second-hand premium cigar smoke. . . it is time for . . . that harmless, lovable little fuzz ball, the highly-trained broadcast specialist, having more fun than a human being should be allowed to have, from behind the golden EIB microphone, firmly ensconced in the prestigious Attila-the-Hun chair at the Limbaugh Institute of Advanced Conservative Studies, with talent on loan from G-d, at the cutting-edge of societal evolution, with half his brain tied behind his back — just to make it fair, the all-knowing, all-caring, all-sensing, all-feeling,...
  • Feast of the Purification (Candlemas)

    02/01/2008 11:21:02 PM PST · by Salvation · 17 replies · 145+ views ^ | New American Bible
    Feast of the Purification(Candlemas)     Today is a day of purification, renewal, and hope. On this day, exactly 40 days after Christmas, we commemorate Mary's obedience to the Mosaic law by submitting herself to the Temple for the ritual purification, as commanded in Leviticus: Leviticus 12:2-8Speak to the children of Israel, and thou shalt say to them: If a woman having received seed shall bear a man child, she shall be unclean seven days, according to the days of separation of her flowers. And on the eighth day the infant shall be circumcised: But she shall remain three and thirty...

    01/07/2007 3:49:55 PM PST · by NYer · 16 replies · 894+ views
    Catholic Answers ^ | April 2006 | C.C.MARTINDALE, S.J.
    When you go through the streets you see buildings which are quite different from warehouses or cinemas or living-houses or shops or public-houses. Sometimes they have towers or pointed windows instead of square ones, but there is always something about them which makes you say, "That is a church" or possibly a "chapel." There is also usually a board outside them with a name upon it and hours of "services." Sometimes these churches are open; if they are Catholic ones, they nearly always are. But a man might well feel too shy to go in, at any rate without being...
  • The Mysteries of Candlemas

    02/02/2006 6:17:34 AM PST · by Catherine A · 4 replies · 326+ views
    Feast of the Purification (Candlemas)        Today is a day of purification, renewal, and hope. On this day, exactly 40 days after Christmas, we commemorate Mary's obedience to the Mosaic law by submitting herself to the Temple for the ritual purification, as commanded in Leviticus 12:2-4: Speak to the children of Israel, and thou shalt say to them: If a woman having received seed shall bear a man child, she shall be unclean seven days, according to the days of separation of her flowers. And on the eighth day the infant shall be circumcised: But she shall...
  • Happy Birthday Do not dub me shapka broham!!!!

    02/23/2005 5:47:46 AM PST · by lowbridge · 215 replies · 1,517+ views
  • Advent 2004: Symbols, Meanings, Facts, Calendar

    11/27/2004 1:53:03 PM PST · by Salvation · 119 replies · 15,093+ views
    EWTN. com ^ | 11-28-04 | EWTN
      ADVENTThe word Advent is from the Latin adventus for "coming" and is associated with the four weeks of preparation for Christmas. Advent always contains four Sundays, beginning on the Sunday nearest the feast of St. Andrew the Apostle, (November 30) and continuing until December 24. It blends together a penitential spirit, very similar to Lent, a liturgical theme of preparation for the Second and Final Coming of the Lord, called the Parousia, and a joyful theme of getting ready for the Bethlehem event.Since the 900s Advent has been considered the beginning of the Church year. This does not...
  • Decorating the Sanctuary

    05/28/2004 9:12:03 PM PDT · by Salvation · 12 replies · 364+ views
    5-25-04 | Zenit/ Father Edward McNamara
    Code: ZE04042524 Date: 2004-05-25 Decorating the Sanctuary And More on Letting the Children Run ROME, MAY 25, 2004 ( Answered by Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy at the Regina Apostolorum Pontifical University. Q: I have been searching for some type of directives regarding the decorating of the sanctuary. In the parish here we have a decorating committee that can do just about any type of decorating that it wants. Isn't there a book that contains what is permissible and what isn't? -- A.R., Hinckley, Ohio A: By decoration I suppose you mean the occasional decoration of the sanctuary...
  • The Advent Wreath

    11/29/2003 8:44:32 AM PST · by Salvation · 79 replies · 1,897+ views
    EWTN/Various ^ | 11-29-03 | EWTN/Various
    ADVENT WREATH "Customarily the Advent Wreath is constructed of a circle of evergreen branches into which are inserted four candles. According to tradition, three of the candles are violet and the fourth is rose. However, four violet or white candles may also be used” (Book of Blessings 1510).The rose candle is lit the third Sunday of Advent, for this color anticipates and symbolizes the Christmas joy announced in the first word of the Entrance Antiphon: "Rejoice" (Latin, Gaudete). For this reason the Third Sunday is also called Gaudete Sunday, and rose color vestments are permitted.The Advent Wreath represents the...
  • Gotta See this!--Operation Infinite Freedom!--9-11-02.

    09/11/2003 9:19:56 PM PDT · by ConservativeMan55 · 23 replies · 1,172+ views
    AP...Reuters...AFP...Yahoo...NYT...USNEWS...Various | 09-11-03 | Conservativeman55
    William Ledbetter from New York City shelters a candle from the rain during a memorial service Thursday Sept. 11, 2003 at the U.S. Embassy in Singapore. About 200 Americans and Singaporeans gathered at the embassy to commemorate those who died in terrorist attacks on New York and Washinjgton 2 years ago today.(AP Photo/Ed Wray) A New York City police officer consoles a girl during a memorial service marking the second year since the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2003 in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) An American flag, known as the 'Flag of Honor,'...