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  • "What in God's name is Pope Francis doing?"

    11/23/2014 2:06:15 PM PST · by cleghornboy · 84 replies
    La Salette Journey ^ | November 23, 2014 | Paul Melanson
    As reported in The Boston Globe: "What in God’s name is Pope Francis, a Jesuit, doing? Does he understand the outrage of parents worldwide at rampant priest child abuse? Pressures beyond Vatican control, as I discuss in detail below, can be expected soon to compel much more severe changes if Francis fails to act now effectively and transparently both to curtail child abuse and to make the hierarchy, including himself, accountable to independent Catholic oversight. This governmental pressure has already begun to be applied with respect to Vatican finances, as a result of the continuing European investigations of multiple misdeeds...
  • Son Gets Marijuana for Doing Homework

    09/12/2006 11:14:43 AM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 167 replies · 2,689+ views ^ | 9 12 06 | Associated Press
    GETTYSBURG, Pa. - A woman admitted to smoking marijuana daily with her 13-year-old son to reward him for completing his homework. Amanda Lynn Livelsberger, 30, pleaded guilty to several charges Monday and will be sentenced Nov. 27. Livelsberger, of Conewago Township, admitted in Adams County court that she had been smoking marijuana with her son since he was 11, and that she often gave it to him as a reward. The boy told police that he was required to do his homework as soon as he got home from school, and then was allowed to smoke marijuana with his mother,...
  • Doctor Says Barbaro Is Doing Very Well

    05/23/2006 10:10:30 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 13 replies · 393+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 5/23/06 | Richard Rosenblatt - ap
    KENNETT SQUARE, Pa. - Barbaro looked better Tuesday morning than he did a day earlier, a strong sign the Kentucky Derby winner was progressing well on a long road to recovery following a catastrophic injury to his right hind leg. "He's actually better today than he was even yesterday and he was pretty good yesterday," Dr. Dean Richardson said. "He's walking very well on the limb, absolutely normal vital signs. He's doing very well." Barbaro was on his feet in his stall, even scratching his left ear with his left hind leg just two days after Richardson and a team...
  • McDermott: Taping Dispute Not Personal (Why isn't Baghdad Jim doing time behind bars?)

    04/01/2006 11:04:06 AM PST · by Libloather · 22 replies · 1,022+ views
    Star Tribune ^ | 4/01/06 | MATTHEW DALY
    McDermott: Taping Dispute Not Personal By MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press Writer Last update: April 01, 2006 – 4:28 AM WASHINGTON (AP) - Rep. Jim McDermott says his eight-year dispute with House Majority Leader John Boehner over an intercepted telephone call is not personal, but involves a crucial right of voters to know what their leaders are doing. "Unfortunately, it's portrayed in the paper as Boehner v. McDermott. It really is the government versus the people,'' McDermott, D-Wash., said Friday in an interview with The Associated Press. McDermott commented three days after a federal appeals court ruling against him in the...
  • Centralia, Wash., native doing his part in Ar Ramadi

    10/21/2005 4:10:21 PM PDT · by SandRat · 4 replies · 256+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Oct 21,2005 | Cpl. Shane Suzuki
    AR RAMADI, Iraq (Oct. 21, 2005) -- Many young men and women harbor dreams of serving their country and enlisting in the Marine Corps. Joe Bier from Centralia, Wash., is following that dream. Corporal Bier, a 21-year-old machine gunner, is on his first tour in Iraq and looks back on his decision to enlist with pride. “(Joining the Marine Corps) was something I wanted to do for a long time,” he said. “If I didn’t do it when I did, I would have never joined and regretted it for the rest of my life.” Becoming an infantryman and deploying to...
  • Practide, Man, Practice

    08/10/2005 8:42:32 AM PDT · by TBP · 1 replies · 338+ views
    I AM Spirit ^ | Recently | Tim Phares, RScP
    When I was a boy, my parents used to enjoy a comedian named Ronnie Graham. One of his jokes was, "The other day a cat came up to me and said, 'How do I get to Carnegie Hall?' and I said 'Practice, man, practice.' This other cat came up to me and said, 'Meow.' He was a real cat." We talk a lot in our movement about spiritual practices. I am a Religious Science Practitioner; the root word of Practitioner is practice. But why do we practice? Ernest Holmes said that a central concept of our movement is "Perfect God,...
  • What were you doing on 9/11/01?

    09/10/2003 9:55:09 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 147 replies · 3,855+ views
    The Australian ^ | September 09 2003
    On September 11, I was tired after spending a day working on the outskirts of the Holy City of Mecca in Saudi Arabia. On the one-hour drive back to the western compound outside Jeddah that I called home for the 20 months I spent in Saudi, I was listening to the only English-speaking radio station available, the American Forces Radio Network. The first broadcasts came through just as I left Mecca. By the time I reached Jeddah, speculation was growing as to likely suspects. My route home took me past the offices of the Saudi Bin Laden Group. I began...
  • Saddam's pumping gas? Iraqi motorists doing double take

    08/07/2003 2:18:24 PM PDT · by bedolido · 16 replies · 273+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 08/07/03 | Laurie Goering
    <p>AL OUJA, Iraq - Saddam Hussein, dressed in a greasy blue jumpsuit, spends his afternoons pumping gas at this sleepy village's service station, just south of his hometown of Tikrit.</p> <p>Or at least that's how it looks to visiting motorists who pull in for a fill-up and quickly do a double take at Mohammed Hussein Daoud, with his unmistakeable heavy jowls, bushy mustache and big dark sunglasses.</p>
  • Social worker accused of seducing a child client(doing it for the children alert)

    07/25/2003 11:53:15 AM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 15 replies · 376+ views
    south bend tribune ^ | 7.25.03 | SARA TOTH
    ELKHART -- A 26-year-old social worker was charged this week, accused of seducing a child whose welfare she was supposed to supervise for the LaGrange County Department of Family and Children. Tammy Ross, of Goshen, was charged Monday with felony child seduction in an incident that happened in mid-April in LaGrange County. Child seduction occurs when someone of authority engages in sexual conduct with a person who is at least 16 years old but younger than 18. A 17-year-old boy told a sheriff's deputy in May that he had been sexually involved with Ross, who was his case worker, according...