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  • The Obama family’s Hawaiian vacation home

    12/26/2012 7:24:11 PM PST · by Lonely Bull · 22 replies
    www.sfgate.com ^ | Dec 26, 2012 | Jenny Pisillo
    --SNIP-- The property is 6,000 square feet with 5 bedrooms, 6 baths and an contemporary Asian theme. Supposedly it was to be listed after the Obamas vacationed there last year for $7.9 million. It’s unknown if plans changed to sell the house or if the property just never sold. Either way, the Obamas are sure to have had a good time in this luxury beachfront home.
  • The Abedin Family’s Pro-Jihadist Journal

    08/09/2012 10:59:17 AM PDT · by Nachum · 2 replies
    Andrew Bostom ^ | 8//9/12 | Andrew Bostom
    (Adapted from this essay) Steadily burgeoning evidence indicates that one of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s closest aides, Huma Abedin, despite Ms. Clinton’s protestation, was inadequately vetted for either family, or personal ties to the Muslim Brotherhood. Diligent, open source investigation has already uncovered and documented numerous alarming connections. One can reasonably infer that a serious, formal Congressional investigation of the overall extent of Muslim Brotherhood influence operations—as requested by Representatives Bachmann, Gohmert, Franks, Westmoreland, and Rooney—might yield even more disturbing findings. Pending these sorely needed Congressional inquiries—replete with their probing investigative tools—much can still be gleaned from the public...
  • The Obama Family's Summer Highlights

    09/06/2010 12:57:32 PM PDT · by Nachum · 38 replies
    politico ^ | 9/6/10 | AMIE PARNES
    As the first family has traveled up and down the Eastern seaboard (and occasionally beyond) for various summer excursions, they’ve given us a number of picture-perfect moments. Remember when the president and Sasha took a dip in Panama City Beach, Fla.? Or how Michelle Obama strode through the streets of Marbella in southern Spain? Not to mention the almost-famous bike ride President Barack Obama took (in long pants!) at Martha's Vineyard. Malia made it to the Vineyard too; sadly, however, we didn’t get a peek of her at sleepaway camp. With summer coming to an end, POLITICO takes a look...
  • Face of Defense: Soldier Continues Family’s Martial Arts Tradition

    06/17/2008 4:55:35 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 91+ views
    Face of Defence ^ | Spc. Sophia R. Lopez, USA
    CAMP VICTORY, Iraq, June 17, 2008 – Army Staff Sgt. Dimas Estrada uses taekwondo to keep himself and other soldiers busy, teaching classes in the sport five days a week at the Paul R. Smith Fitness Center here. Army Staff Sgt. Dimas Estrada, left, engages Ukrainian Army 1st Lt. Andrey in a sparring match during a taekwondo class June 10, 2008, on Camp Victory, Iraq. Estrada, an air and missile defense operations sergeant for Task Force Mountain, is carrying on his family's taekwondo tradition while deployed. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Sophia Lopez  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. While...
  • Investigation Under Way in Iraqi Family's Deaths

    07/01/2006 7:27:59 AM PDT · by SandRat · 63 replies · 1,250+ views
    WASHINGTON, June 30, 2006 – The Army's Criminal Investigation Command is looking into allegations that coalition soldiers killed an Iraqi family of four in their home near Mahmudiyah, Iraq, military officials here announced today. A written statement issued by Multinational Division Baghdad said U.S. Army Maj. Gen. James D. Thurman, the division's commanding general, requested a criminal probe into the allegations after the division's own preliminary investigation found sufficient information existed to recommend a criminal investigation. The incident that led to the allegations reportedly occurred in March, but the military's written statement did not provide a time frame. The statement...
  • Consistency Keeps Military Family's Life on an Even Keel

    01/25/2006 6:28:08 PM PST · by SandRat · 3 replies · 241+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | jan 25 | Samantha L. Quigley
    WASHINGTON, Jan. 25, 2006 – Catherine McCarthy, a Navy submariner's wife, has a solution for keeping life normal for her three children despite challenges a military family faces. Nothing about everyday life changes, she said, whether her husband, Petty Officer 1st Class Matt McCarthy, is at sea or home. The nuclear electrician's mate has been in the Navy for 11 years. "'Steady' - that's my key word," McCarthy said. "What works for us is to stay solid and stay on the same steady path. When he comes home our philosophy has always been that he fits back into the family."...
  • Bridgewater, N.J., native follows family's military path

    08/19/2005 4:16:58 PM PDT · by SandRat · 5 replies · 275+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Aug 19, 2005 | Lance Cpl. Joshua C. Cox
    CAMP FALLUJAH, Iraq (Aug. 19, 2005) -- Family tradition, especially in the military, is something a lot of people value, honor and pass on to future generations. One Bridgewater, N.J., native here is continuing a family tradition dating from World War I. Sergeant Brittany L. Greenhalgh, intelligence communicator, G-2 Section, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Headquarters Group, II MEF (Forward), followed in the footsteps of her family’s heritage and enlisted in the military shortly after graduating from Bridgewater-Raritan High School in 2000. “My family’s military history sparked my interest in the military,” she said. “I have three grandparents that were active...
  • PLEASE! STOP POSTING SAME MESSAGE ON ALL BOARDS!

    08/16/2002 7:39:49 AM PDT · by Merchant Seaman · 715 replies · 30,137+ views
    Annoyed Reader
    The purpose of FreeRepublic.com's multiple message boards is to limit the topics for each board to particular topics. Posting the same message on all the boards defeats the purpose of multiple-boards for special topics. It is very annoying to see the same message on every bulletin board. PLEASE! DO THE READERS A FAVOR. STOP CROSS-POSTING YOUR MESSAGES!
  • Saudi Terrorists Kill US Military Advisor To Royal Family's Guards

    06/08/2004 8:17:38 PM PDT · by blam · 9 replies · 240+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 6-9-2004 | Robin Gedye
    Saudi terrorists kill US military adviser to royal family's guards By Robin Gedye (Filed: 09/06/2004) Saudi terrorists yesterday killed an American military adviser to the elite National Guard hours after al-Qa'eda warned Muslims to stay away from westerners, who were now a priority target. The dead man, Robert Jacobs, 62, worked for the Vinnell Corporation, an American defence contractor hired by the US military to train the guard, whose duties include protecting the Saudi royal family. Saudi police at the scene of the shooting It was the fifth assault on westerners in Saudi Arabia in five weeks and the second...