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  • Carroll Co. Officials Push Back on Shelter for Immigrant Children (Maryland)

    07/12/2014 9:40:22 AM PDT · by kristinn · 24 replies
    The Baltimore Sun ^ | Friday, July 11, 2014 | John Fritze, Christian Alexandersen and Blair Ames,
    Carroll County officials swiftly voiced opposition Friday to news that the federal government is eyeing a former military property near Westminster as a potential shelter for immigrant children — underscoring the challenge the Obama administration faces as it tries to manage a surge of new arrivals. A day after federal officials notified local leaders it would conduct a preliminary assessment of the vacant Army Reserve Center, the Carroll County Board of Commissioners convened an emergency meeting and, along with Republican Rep. Andy Harris, pledged to resist efforts to use the site. "Carroll County will not become a repository for Obama's...
  • Quit Playing Politics with Kids

    07/12/2014 1:18:13 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 20 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 12, 2014 | Linda Chavez
    Some 50,000 unaccompanied minors have crossed our borders in recent months, and those capable of helping resolve the crisis won't even talk to each other much less come up with a decent plan. This week, President Obama asked Congress for supplemental appropriations to deal with processing the minors and to discourage more from coming, but House Republicans so far have balked at considering the request. "We are not giving the president a blank check," House Speaker John Boehner declared. Republicans want the administration to do more to stop the flow of kids into the U.S., which is reasonable. So why...
  • Watch: IDF Calls Off Airstrike After Seeing Children Near Target

    07/11/2014 4:38:09 PM PDT · by Nachum · 16 replies
    inn ^ | 7/11/2014 | Elad Benari, Canada
    The IDF Spokesperson’s Unit has uploaded a video which shows how the IDF calls off Gaza airstrikes upon realizing that there are innocent civilians in the area. In this video, showing a planned airstrike from Thursday, the airstrike was cancelled when the pilot realized that children were near his target. During the current escalation, Hamas has openly boasted about the "success" of its strategy of using civilians as human shields, and the IDF has published extensive evidence of the practice. Hamas has been encouraging as many noncombatants as possible to "protect" its positions with their bodies.
  • Family rescued at sea says satellite cell phone service provider left them in a life-or-death crisis

    07/11/2014 9:01:04 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 20 replies
    ABC10 News ^ | 7-11-14 | Allison Ash
    SAN DIEGO - The family that drew national attention when they were rescued at sea off their sailboat, Rebel Heart, in April is finally setting the record straight. Charlotte and Eric Kaufman and their two daughters were about 1,000 miles west of Cabo San Lucas in the Sea of Cortez when 1-year old Lyra became sick. That was when their adventure of a lifetime turned into a nightmare. It began with a fever, then a rash and then Lyra became lethargic. That was when the couple used their satellite cell phone to call a doctor. He advised them to begin...
  • "Flee or die": violence drives Central America’s child migrants to US border

    07/10/2014 7:16:24 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 73 replies
    TheGuardian.com ^ | July 10,2014 | Jo Tuckman
    Two weeks ago, Karla arrived at the Texas border with her two very young children, her mother, and three siblings under the age of 15. It had taken the family a month to make the 1,500 mile journey from their home in northern Honduras, travelling by bus through Guatemala and Mexico. They had sold everything they owned to pay a network of people smugglers who bribed the way clear through checkpoints along the route.
  • "MUMMY, WHAT HAVE I DONE TO HAMAS?": THE HEARTBREAKING QUESTION FROM ISRAELI CHILDREN

    07/10/2014 3:14:22 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 25 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | July 10,2014 | Anna Ahronheim
    I was busy washing dishes yesterday evening when all of a sudden I heard a wailing sound and doors slamming in my building. An air raid siren; the first in Tel Aviv since Operation Pillar of Defense back in November of 2012.
  • 15 Ways Liberals Are Like Bratty Kids

    07/08/2014 7:30:23 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 8, 2014 | John Hawkins
    1) No matter what they fail at, it's always someone else's fault. George Bush did it, the Republicans are mean, the dog ate Obama's homework. It's not his fault that he's flunking every class! 2) They don't read history, they think their parents are stupid, and they don't need to know anything other than how they feel to make a decision. So despite the fact that everyone tells them that tying a towel around their neck will not allow them to jump off the roof like Superman, they're going to do it anyway. 3) THE BAD MAN WON'T CHANGE THE...
  • Illegal Unaccompanied Minors Being Held For Placement in U.S. Admit to Engaging in Torture

    07/08/2014 6:20:25 AM PDT · by rktman · 34 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 7/8/2014 | Katie Pavlich
    "We have six minors in Nogales who have admitted to killing and doing grievous bodily injuries. One admitted to killing as young as eight years old," an agent tells Townhall anonymously for fear of losing his job for speaking out. "They are being held for placement in the U.S."
  • Unaccompanied Minors Continue Flood Into Texas

    07/07/2014 9:22:35 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 29 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | July 7, 2014 | Bob Price
    MISSION, Texas—Breitbart Texas witnessed the apprehension of 11 unaccompanied minors in the past 24-hours. The apprehensions occurred near ground zero of the current border crisis as the minors turned themselves in to U.S. Border Patrol agents less than a quarter-mile from the Rio Grande River. The minors ranged from about four to 17-years-of-age.
  • All your children belong to us

    07/06/2014 11:25:10 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    The Las Vegas Review-Journal ^ | July 6, 2014 | Glenn Cook
    Is any freedom more important, more sacred than the right to raise a family without government intrusion? It’s a good question to ask this Independence Day weekend, as Americans reflect on the birth of a nation dedicated to the preservation of individual liberties: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” But as government grows bigger and more powerful, as politicians, bureaucrats and busybodies increasingly think they know best, American families constantly must...
  • Church group(Texas Baptist Men) to oversee shelter for unaccompanied children in Dallas County

    07/06/2014 2:24:44 PM PDT · by DallasBiff · 72 replies
    Valleycentral.com ^ | ^630/14 | Mary Avila
    Unaccompanied children are crossing at an alarming rate, and now many will be heading to Dallas. "We cannot turn our back on these children that are already here," Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said. Judge Jenkins announced that Dallas County would be the first county in the state to offer housing. Terry Henderson is in charge of disaster relief for the Texas Baptist Men. He's been waiting an announcement like this for more than a month. "I kind of had a heads up no matter where it was going to happen in Texas that we were going to be involved...
  • Orphan Davion Only who became famous is thrown out by adoptive parents

    07/04/2014 6:37:08 AM PDT · by CorporateStepsister · 19 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 4 July 2014 | By Associated Press
    The orphaned Florida teen whose impassioned plea for a family to 'love him forever' prompted an outpouring of sympathy from around the country has been removed from his foster home following a physical altercation with another child and the father. After 16 years of floundering in foster care, after taking the pulpit at a St. Petersburg church last September asking someone - anyone - to adopt him, after his story was shared around the world and 10,000 people offered to help or take him home, Davion Only moved to Ohio in March to live with the parents who had promised...
  • Obama Plans To IGNORE Illegal Immigrant Children In Detention Facilities On Texas Trip

    07/04/2014 10:34:35 AM PDT · by Libloather · 19 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 7/04/14 | Eric Owens
    The White House has admitted that President Barack Obama has no announced plans to visit overcrowded border-area detention facilities holding tens of thousands of illegal immigrant children when he flies into Texas next week to raise money for Democrats. Obama’s excuse is that he is “well aware” of the escalating disaster involving thousands of human beings on the long border between the United States and Mexico, reports the Daily Mail. “The president has a very good sense of what’s happening at the border,” said press secretary Josh Earnest at Friday’s press briefing. “He’s getting regular updates from his officials who’ve...
  • Rep. Jim Bridenstine denied access to Fort Sill facility housing young illegal immigrants

    07/02/2014 8:21:12 PM PDT · by gusopol3 · 44 replies
    News OK ^ | July 2, 2014 | Chris Casteel
    WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Jim Bridenstine was denied access Tuesday to the Fort Sill facility being used to house unaccompanied minors who have illegally crossed the U.S. border, the congressman said Wednesday. U.S. Rep. Jim Bridenstine's office released this image Wednesday morning of the congressman being denied a visit with immigrant children being held at Fort Sill. U.S. Rep. Jim Bridenstine's office released this image Wednesday morning of the congressman being denied a visit with immigrant children being held at Fort Sill. Bridenstine, R-Tulsa, went to the Health and Human Services Department facility at the U.S. Army post in southwestern...
  • Hundreds of furious protestors block road for buses carrying illegal immigrants

    07/02/2014 12:05:35 PM PDT · by CorporateStepsister · 31 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | July 2, 2014 | James Nye
    "A crowd of 300 angry protestors forced three buses carrying 140 undocumented migrant children and their parents to turn around in Murrieta, California, on Tuesday after they blocked the road. The dramatic confrontation between the flag waving protestors and the Homeland Security buses came one day after Mayor Alan Long urged residents to resist the federal government's plan to transfer the Central American migrants to California to ease overcrowding of facilities along the Texas-Mexico border. Holding up banners that said 'Return to Sender' and suggesting the children should be sent to the White House instead, the irate protestors succeeded when...
  • Why Terrorism Strikes at Children

    07/02/2014 3:07:43 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 3 replies
    Frontpagemag.com ^ | July 2, 2014 | Anna Geifman
    Acts of terror against the young are the unadvertised “latest trend” in global political violence. For the first time since the Holocaust, slaying children has turned into a modus operandi. Since 9/11, they are terrorists’ preferred targets.
  • Medical staff warned: Keep your mouths shut about illegal immigrants or face arrest

    07/01/2014 2:46:33 PM PDT · by shibumi · 103 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 1, 2014 | Todd Starnes
    Todd Starnes By Todd Starnes Published July 01, 2014 FoxNews.com A government-contracted security force threatened to arrest doctors and nurses if they divulged any information about the contagion threat at a refugee camp housing illegal alien children at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, sources say. In spite of the threat, several former camp workers broke their confidentiality agreements and shared exclusive details with me about the dangerous conditions at the camp. They said taxpayers deserve to know about the contagious diseases and the risks the children pose to Americans. I have agreed to not to disclose their...
  • Medical staff warned: Keep your mouths shut about illegal immigrants or face arrest

    07/01/2014 1:11:46 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 63 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | 7-1-2014 | Todd Starnes
    A government-contracted security force threatened to arrest doctors and nurses if they divulged any information about the contagion threat at a refugee camp housing illegal alien children at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, sources say. In spite of the threat, several former camp workers broke their confidentiality agreements and shared exclusive details with me about the dangerous conditions at the camp. ====================== She said children in the camp had measles, scabies, chicken pox and strep throat as well as mental and emotional issues. “It was not a good atmosphere in terms of health,” she said. “I would...
  • Memorial Services In US For The Three Israel Children Murdered By Hamas

    07/01/2014 6:12:59 AM PDT · by IsraelBeach · 13 replies
    Israel News Agency ^ | July 1, 2014 | Joel Leyden
    Memorial Services In The US For The Three Israeli Children Murdered By HamasEdited by Joel LeydenNew YorkCommunity-Wide Memorial Service for the Three Israeli Teens, z"l Naftali, Gilad and Eyal Naftali Fraenkel (16), Gilad Shaar (16) and Eyal Yifrah (19) 3 Candles Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 Doors Open: 7:00 PM Program Begins: 7:30 PM The Jewish Center 131 West 86th Street (Between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues) New York City Join us for a community-wide memorial service for the three Israeli teens who were heinously kidnapped and brutally murdered. Please show your support for the victims and their families. Speakers will include...
  • It Is Treason...

    06/25/2014 8:51:08 AM PDT · by mononymous · 20 replies
    Mononymous1/Wordpress ^ | 6/25/2014 | Mononymous1
    if the President of the United States and his government conspired with the Mexican government to deliberately let children from Central America transit through that country on their way to the United States. The evidence does suggest this: (1) the solicitation at FedBizOpps calling for “chaperones” for these children indicate that the government knew the in flux was coming and (2) it is highly unlikely that the Mexican government would have their southern border be invaded by Central Americans. What happened here? Did the kids explain that they were on their way to America? How and why did Mexican officials...
  • 60 females, 31 boys, abducted in Northeast Nigeria

    06/24/2014 3:55:29 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 13 replies
    ABC News ^ | Haruna Umar, Michelle Faul
    Islamic extremists have abducted 60 more girls and women and 31 boys from villages in northeast Nigeria, witnesses said Tuesday. Security forces denied the kidnappings. Nigeria's government and military have attracted widespread criticism for their slow response to the abductions of more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped April 15. There was no way to safely and independently confirm the report from Kummabza, 150 kilometers (95 miles) from Maiduguri, capital of Borno state and headquarters of a military state of emergency that has failed to curtail near-daily attacks by Boko Haram fighters. Kummabza resident Aji Khalil said Tuesday the abductions took place...
  • FBI says 168 children rescued in crackdown on sex trafficking

    06/23/2014 9:11:07 PM PDT · by huldah1776 · 15 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | June 24, 2014 | Associated Press
    "...many of the children who were recovered were never reported missing in the first place — by parents, guardians and the entire child welfare system designed to protect them. "No one is reporting them missing. Hence, no one is looking for them," said John Ryan, CEO of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. "But for operations like this, these children likely would never have been found." He said better laws were needed to require child welfare service to report children who disappear. Right now, he said, only two states have laws requiring agencies to report children missing from...
  • Illegal immigrant children forced to CUT OFF fingers and ears of other kids

    06/23/2014 3:07:49 PM PDT · by Enterprise · 5 replies
    Mail Online ^ | June 23, 2014 | David Martosko
    "Human traffickers are forcing illegal immigrant children to cut off the ears and fingers of other kids traveling into the U.S. in order to extort money from their families, a Texas senator claimed on Monday." (Snip)'These children are being subjected to physical abuse, to sexual abuse. Some of them are losing their lives.'
  • Doctors Warn of Looming Health Crisis Due to Flood of Young Illegal Immigrants

    06/23/2014 11:42:34 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 24 replies
    Breitbart ^ | June 23, 2014 | Dr. Susan Berry
    Many of the thousands of illegal immigrant children and teens crossing the United States border are carrying deadly contagious diseases that could easily create a major health crisis in this country, doctors say. In an exclusive interview with Breitbart News, Dr. Jane Orient, an internal medicine specialist and the Executive Director of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS), said that by admitting these huge groups of children who come from countries where medical screenings are minimal and hygiene is poor, the United States is at risk for epidemics of serious diseases and viruses that the nation has not...
  • We Must Do It For The Children

    06/22/2014 1:07:49 PM PDT · by OneVike · 7 replies
    The Relevant Christian Magazine ^ | 4/30/31 | Chuck Ness
    From the beginning of recorded history, humans have made monumental decisions based upon the needs of their children. Some parents would move far away from the land in which they themselves were born and raised, because they wanted their children to have a better chance in the world. The Pilgrims, who left England, and many who followed them, came to America both for religious freedom, and a better future for their children. Many may remember the television series based upon Laura Ingalls Wilders’ novel, Little House on The Prairie. It’s the story of a man who moved west so...
  • A Warning from South of the Border to Grip our Wallets

    06/21/2014 12:56:45 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 21, 2014 | Humberto Fontova
    Most news from our southern border means another raid on our wallets. “How many millions (billions) will this one cost us?” we wonder about “processing” (one way or the other) the latest invasion by hapless “Latino” children. You can’t help but feel for the children, but instinctively know the real beneficiaries of all the “processing” will be the corrupt, fat- cat politicians whose own policies stifle economic growth down there, hence preventing any competition to their crony capitalism. But no problemo! Because they can always rid themselves of the resulting underclass at our expense. Given recent history and current U.S....
  • Salvadoran Ambassador: US Must Respect 'Universal Rights' of Illegal Minors

    06/20/2014 1:52:40 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 48 replies
    Breitbart's Big Government ^ | June 20, 2014 | Caroline May
    The United States must respect the “universal rights” of the tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors illegally entering the country, according to the Salvadoran ambassador to the United States. “We understand the concern of the U.S. government about the issue of immigration. We are aware that the phenomenon is not a stranger to electoral considerations; however, we must not ignore the fact that children detained at the border have universal rights that should be given priority over the interests of an expedient solution,” Rubén Zamora, the ambassador of El Salvador to the United States, wrote in a Miami Herald op-ed...
  • Should Obama, Holder and Kerry be on the State Dept. Blacklist for Human Trafficking of Children?

    06/20/2014 12:58:09 PM PDT · by Graewoulf · 33 replies
    Graewoulf | June 6, 2014 | Graewoulf
    The US Department of State released their World-wide Blacklist for Human Trafficking. Not listed are Obama, Holder and Kerry all of whom have played key roles in encouraging over 40,000 innocent children to be transported through the hostile Nation of Mexico to the US/Mexico Border.
  • Dad's T-Shirt Outlines Rules for Daughter's Dating [Wow, What a STUPID parent...]

    06/20/2014 5:47:01 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 56 replies
    ABC ^ | 6/19/14 | GENEVIEVE SHAW BROWN
    This dad's got just four rules for those who’d dare to date his daughter.... 1. I don't make the rules 2. You don't make the rules 3. She makes the rules 4. Her body, her rules "Feminist Father," as the shirt is signed, is the dad of Kristine Speare, who originally posted the photo to her Tumblr account with the caption "Happy Father's Day." His feminist streak has clearly extended to his daughter, who describes herself on Twitter as a "feminist, coffee addict, book lover."
  • Obama tells Mexico: Illegal-immigrant children won’t get to stay

    06/19/2014 7:01:48 PM PDT · by Technical Editor
    The Washington Times ^ | June 19, 2014 | Dave Boyer
    President Obama told his Mexican counterpart in a phone call Thursday that immigrants crossing into the U.S. illegally won’t qualify for legalized status or deferred deportation, including children. The White House said Mr. Obama and Mexican President Enrique Peńa Nieto discussed “a regional strategy” to address the surge of unaccompanied children coming from Central America, through Mexico, to the U.S.
  • The New Children’s Crusade [VDH]

    06/17/2014 4:56:07 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 15 replies
    National Review ^ | 6/17/2014 | Victor Davis Hanson
    Almost everything we are told about illegal immigration is both a lie and amoral. Sometime around 1212, mystics in Europe cooked up the idea that kids could part the seas, reach the Holy Land, reclaim Jerusalem, and convert the infidel Muslims. Thousands of children in Northern Europe flocked to the Mediterranean in response to such rumors, but when they reached the shore, the seas would not part, and many of them died as they scattered home in hunger. We are witnessing a sort of children’s crusade on our own southern border. Thousands of young, poor would-be immigrants — 90,000 this...
  • Hats Off to All the Fathers Who are Men

    06/15/2014 4:17:53 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 26 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 15, 2014 | Mark W. Hendrickson
    This isn’t going to be one of those sentimental Father’s Day articles, even though that is what I would prefer. This article will have a bit of an edge to it. Please excuse my bluntness, but fatherhood is serious business, and for me to sugarcoat or evade the truth about it would benefit nobody. Here goes: What does my peculiar title mean? Aren’t all fathers men? No, they are not. All fathers are male, but not all fathers are men. Maleness is a biological identity, a physical reality, a matter of hormones and organs. Manliness, on the other hand, is...
  • For Father's Day: Why Dads Are Essential to Kids

    06/14/2014 3:25:01 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 14, 2014 | Tom Purcell
    Editor Note: This is an excerpt from Tom Purcell's new book, "Comical Sense: A Lone Humorist Takes on a World Gone Nutty!"Get this: Dads are essential to kids. According to the National Fatherhood Initiative, kids who grow up without dads are more likely to grow up poor, drop out of school, end up in jail and encounter numerous other struggles in life than kids who grow up with dads do. This information comes as no shock to most men. We know that boys are prone to stupidity and that the creature best suited to taming them is the like-minded...
  • Border Patrol changing diapers, heating baby formula for surge of children

    06/13/2014 8:56:46 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 17 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | June 13, 2014 | Stephen Dinan
    Gil Kerlikowske, commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, said Friday that many of the illegal immigrant children his agents are encountering trying to slip across the U.S.-Mexico border have never even seen a doctor before. He described scenes of Border Patrol agents changing diapers and heating baby formula in order to care for some of the youngest children, and said agents are being asked to do things way beyond their skill set — particularly for so many of the agents who are young, single men. “I’ve been down there, a lot, and spent a lot of time and I’ve...
  • White House threatens to veto House ag spending bill

    06/12/2014 4:48:01 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 10 replies
    Drovers Cattle Network ^ | June 11, 2014 | Mary Soukup
    As the U.S. House of Representatives prepared to consider the fiscal year 2015 agricultural appropriations bill, the White House threatened to veto the legislation due to opposition related to funding provisions related to school nutrition programs, potatoes in the Women, Infants and Children program and other policy issues.This is the first veto threat from the White House for fiscal year 2015 spending bills.“The bill undermines key investments in financial oversight, injects political decision-making into science-based nutrition standards, and includes objectionable language riders,” said the official Statement of Administration Policy. “If the President were presented with H.R. 4800, his senior advisors...
  • Study: Michelle Obama anti-fat group treats obese as 'idiots'

    06/11/2014 12:05:35 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 14 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | June 10, 2014 | Paul Bedard (Washington Secrets)
    Two major national anti-obesity campaigns supported by first lady Michelle Obama and former President Clinton treat overweight Americans as “idiots” too dumb to figure out what's good for them, according to a new academic study.Worse, said the study from a George Washington University professor, the Obama-backed Partnership for a Healthier America and Clinton supported Alliance for a Healthier Generation blame consumers and not the makers of unhealthy food for the obesity epidemic.“I found that these organizations might more appropriately be called the ‘Partnership for a Healthier Bottom Line,' ” said associate sociologist professor Ivy Ken in the influential academic journal...
  • What about a Bus Caravan of Illegal Immigrants Dumped at the White House? Let DC Absorb them!

    06/11/2014 1:46:11 AM PDT · by rface · 22 replies
    abc news ^ | april 9,2013 | Rojad
    Hailing from all corners of the US, thousands of immigrants and human rights activists are traveling today to the nation's capital for a rally on Wed. in support for immigration reform......(April 2013). The way it looks is that the boarder crossings are being flooded with children of several central American countries who cannot control their poverty and violence problems. The US government seems to think that flooding boarder states with this massive influx will force an immigration deal...but I wonder how Wash DC would handle such an influx. Why not a repeat of earlier bus caravans and drop these thousands...
  • White House To Request $2B To Handle Infllux in Illegal Immigrant Children

    06/10/2014 7:00:57 PM PDT · by lbryce · 40 replies
    Fox News ^ | Unee 10, 2014 | LCindsy Carcamo
    A rush of young children crossing alone and illegally into the United States from Texas is so large and unexpected that senior officials with the Obama administration said Monday the White House is asking Congress for about $2 billion to grapple with what is being called a humanitarian crisis. Immigration agents are so overwhelmed that some children are being kept in detention and being processed during a longer time period than the 72-hour maximum requirement, these senior administration officials acknowledged. The officials briefed reporters on condition of anonymity.
  • Obama Lures Children Into Cages, Then Sickens Them With Bad Food, Then Dumps Them on the Street

    06/10/2014 5:50:44 PM PDT · by ScamFix · 25 replies
    American Uncensored News Network ^ | 06-10-2014 | Dana Allen
    This may not have been his objective, but this is exactly what Obama has brought about. The objective was more likely to benefit himself and his political party, without regard to what is good for Americans, by flooding America with illegal aliens, especially children, by luring them from Mexico and Central America with his promise they will get stay in American even if caught, just as long as can illegally get a few feet inside America. Those caught have said that this is the big news in Central America, send your children to cross the border illegally now, Obama has...
  • The Pope Is Right about Pets: Yes, they’re replacing children in the West.

    06/10/2014 7:13:31 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 40 replies
    National Review ^ | 06/10/2014 | Dennis Prager
    Pope Francis said something so important last week that it will either be widely ignored or widely disparaged. The pope criticized “these marriages in which the spouses do not want children, in which the spouses want to remain without fertility.” “This culture of well-being,” he said, has “convinced us: It’s better not to have children! It’s better! You can go explore the world, go on holiday, you can have a villa in the countryside, you can be carefree. It might be better — more comfortable — to have a dog, two cats, and the love goes to the two...
  • Tuam mother and baby home: the trouble with the septic tank story

    06/07/2014 6:18:05 AM PDT · by narses · 12 replies
    The Irish Times ^ | Sat, Jun 7, 2014, 01:00 | Rosita Boland
    Catherine Corless’s research revealed that 796 children died at St Mary’s. She now says the nature of their burial has been widely misrepresented In light of Corless’s article a Children’s Home Graveyard committee was established last year. In recent months its secretary, Teresa Killeen Kelly, addressed the congregation after Mass at Tuam Cathedral, explaining the work of the committee and asking for donations towards a plaque. Copies of Corless’s article were handed out. As John Lowe, another member of the committee, explained this week at the site of the former home, the group’s aim is to raise €15,000 for a...
  • A Company Has Designed A Bulletproof Blanket To Protect Kids During School Shootings

    06/09/2014 8:52:18 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    BuzzFeed ^ | June 9, 2014 | Tasneem Nashrulla
    An Oklahoma company has designed a bullet-resistant blanket that’s designed to protect children and teachers in the event of a school shooting. The Bodyguard Blanket, made by ProTecht, is a bulletproof 5/16-inch pad that the company says is made from the same materials used by the U.S. military. Steve Walker, a podiatrist who conceptualized the blanket, told The Oklahoman that the idea came to him after two tragedies: the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, and the tornadoes in Oklahoma. He said the idea was to “stop that blunt-force trauma when that rubble is falling down on a child.” The...
  • President Obama Wants to Provide Border Children Legal Help

    06/06/2014 2:56:47 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 31 replies
    NBC News ^ | June 6, 2014
    The Obama administration is turning to a community service program to try to provide legal help to children who have crossed the border without a parent or guardian and later face deportation proceedings. On Friday, the administration said it would try to enroll 100 lawyers and paralegals into AmeriCorps to provide the legal services. They also would help to identify children who have been abused or victims of human trafficking and assist in prosecuting perpetrators, the Department of Justice said in a statement.
  • Behind the school lunch fight

    06/05/2014 7:07:21 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 30 replies
    Politico ^ | June 4, 2014 | Helena Bottemiller Evich
    First lady Michelle Obama and school lunch ladies used to be on the same team, but now they’re locked in a political war against each other. For the first three years of Obama’s Let’s Move! campaign, the School Nutrition Association, a powerful group that represents 55,000 cafeteria professionals, was a close ally in the White House push to get kids to eat healthier. The group helped lobby for the legislation at the center of the debate: the 2010 Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act, a law championed by the first lady that mandates more fruits and vegetables, whole grains and less sodium...
  • Charges detail Waukesha pre-teens' attempt to kill classmate

    06/03/2014 4:12:20 AM PDT · by Freeport · 36 replies
    Journal Sentinel ^ | June 2, 2014 | Ellen Gabler
    The 12-year-old girls had been plotting the murder for months, police say. Morgan E. Geyser was allowed to have two friends over each year for her birthday. This year, she'd celebrate on May 30. That is the day she and Anissa E. Weier would try to kill their friend during a sleepover. On Monday, the two Waukesha girls were charged in Waukesha County Circuit Court as adults with attempted first-degree intentional homicide, each facing up to 65 years in prison. Their victim, another 12-year-old from Waukesha, was stabbed 19 times by either Geyser or Weier or both, according to a...
  • Pope Francis tells couples not to substitute dogs and cats for children ('culture of comfort')

    06/02/2014 1:30:43 PM PDT · by NYer · 124 replies
    RNS ^ | June 2, 2014 | Josephine McKenna
    Couple walking their beagle dog in the autumn countryside. Photo courtesy of Halfpoint via Shutterstock VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Francis on Monday (June 2) warned married couples against substituting cats and dogs for children — a move that he said leads to the “bitterness of loneliness” in old age.The pope made his comments as he celebrated daily Mass with 15 married couples in the chapel at the Santa Marta residence where he lives inside the Vatican.He reminded the couples, whose marriages ranged from 25 to 60 years, of the need for faithfulness, perseverance and fertility in maintaining a Christian marriage.But...
  • The Wild Children of Yesteryear

    06/01/2014 6:40:44 PM PDT · by windcliff · 65 replies
    New York Times ^ | 5-31-14 | JON GRINSPAN
    PHILADELPHIA — DINNER with your children in 19th-century America often required some self-control. Berry stains in your daughter’s hair? Good for her. Raccoon bites running up your boy’s arms? Bet he had an interesting day. As this year’s summer vacation begins, many parents contemplate how to rein in their kids. But there was a time when Americans pushed in the opposite direction, preserved in Mark Twain’s cat-swinging scamps. Parents back then encouraged kids to get some wildness out of their system, to express the republic’s revolutionary values. American children of the 19th century had a reputation. Returning British visitors reported...
  • Which One Deserves Death? Which One Was Conceived From Rape?

    05/27/2014 3:00:57 PM PDT · by OneVike · 63 replies
    OneVike
    Can you tell the difference? The original reason many supported abortion, was because of rape or incest. Forty years later less than 1 percent of the more than 1 million abortions in the US, occur because of rape or incest. Please tell me what the child did to deserve death in those two circumstances, because as far as God is concerned, to support abortion under any circumstance is still murder. Around the world there has been more than 1.5 BILLION babies have been aborted worldwide in the past 50 years. An estimated 50 million abortions are carried out throughout...
  • Patriotism - in Norway

    05/24/2014 3:11:23 PM PDT · by ve7pnl.BC · 6 replies
    This "rap" music video captures the enthusiasm and energy of young children performing in honor of Constitution Day in Norway - 200th anniversary was May 17. https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=iXoOqaeRXc8 Sorry - I don't have a translation... There was a sizable celebration in the Ballard district of Seattle where many Norwegians settled long ago. Maybe there are celebrations like this in the US... for the 4th of July? I wish. What I found fascinating - on Facebook pages of my many relatives in Norway were dozens and dozens of greetings from friends, often saying "Congratulations on the Day" or "Celebrate the Day"
  • Innocence Stolen and Unbridled Abuse

    05/22/2014 7:04:49 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 22, 2014 | Michael Reagan
    Editor's Note: This column was co-authored by Jerome Elam.Behind the green curtain is where my world began to end. It was where my innocence was forever washed away in a porcelain pan filled with developer. Grainy images brought into strong relief on white paper that would become forever etched on my soul. It all began at the age of eight when my mother enrolled me in an after school program. My parents were divorced at that time, both with demanding careers, and the time we spent together was subject to the requirements of their jobs. An after school counselor began...