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  • To the Left, Children Are Compensation

    12/30/2010 1:10:44 PM PST · by Rhonda Robinson · 16 replies · 16+ views
    David Horowitz's NewsReal Blog ^ | Dec. 30, 2010 | Suzanne Venker
    What makes a good parent? Many things, of course. But an obvious prerequisite is someone whose parenting goals have less to do with what he or she wants and more to do with what children need. Sadly, this attitude no longer prevails in mainstream American society. Elton John and Eva Longoria (Neil Patrick Harris, too) are the latest to jump on the Me first, Child last bandwagon. Longoria is in the process of divorcing husband Tony Parker (like most women in Hollywood eventually do), but she has no intention of letting a small thing like that stop her from being...
  • 'Man Fathered 10 Children With Daughter'

    11/27/2010 10:15:20 AM PST · by Cardhu · 19 replies
    Sky News ^ | November 27th 2010 | Alison Chung
    A man in Argentina has been arrested for raping his daughter and fathering 10 children with her over 30 years. Juana Elvira Gomez, 43, did not report the alleged abuse to police until recently, when her father Armando Gomez, 62, was arrested for robbery. She claimed her father started beating and raping her from the age of 13, some 11 years after her mother died. "I felt that I was worse than a prisoner for 30 years because I couldn't even talk with anybody," Ms Gomez told the Clarin newspaper. "He raped me, beat me for any reason, didn't let...
  • Joseph Cao's father, My Quang Cao, dies at 78

    10/25/2010 7:53:27 PM PDT · by DemforBush · 28 replies
    WWLTV /AP ^ | 10/21/10 | none
    My Quang Cao, a former officer in the army of South Vietnam and the father of U.S. Rep. Anh "Joseph" Cao, has died in New Orleans at age 78, Cao's campaign said Thursday in a news release. The cause of Cao's death on Wednesday was not listed but the statement said he had been battling diabetes, as well as post-traumatic stress syndrome resulting from his years as a prisoner following the fall of South Vietnam to the communists in 1975...
  • MY ways are not your ways inquire of Me !

    10/19/2010 5:18:07 PM PDT · by Jedediah · 7 replies
    MY WAYS ARE NOT YOUR WAYS INQUIRE OF ME ! My ways are not your ways I have plans for you that you know not of to keep you humble so that you remain in covenant and oneness with me always and though I test you, you shall come through the fire as gold for my Rhema word shall call to you and guide you to my breath ( Ruah ) that releases my will through the eyes of my understanding alone for you are my signet ring I press into all I AM doing in and through all things...
  • Tearful Fla. dad 'sorry' for storming school bus

    09/21/2010 10:19:26 AM PDT · by Gennie · 102 replies · 2+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | September 21, 2010 | ANTONIO GONZALEZ
    LAKE MARY, Fla. – A Florida father wept as he apologized at a news conference for storming onto a school bus and threatening children onboard because his 13-year-old disabled daughter had been bullied. James Willie Jones' voice cracked during the appearance Tuesday. He said he himself was acting as a bully and no parent should copy his behavior. He says his daughter suffers from cerebral palsy and he "could not stand by and helplessly watch her suffer." Standing by his wife, who also wept, Jones apologized for how he handled the situation. Jones was charged last week with disorderly conduct...
  • FORBES: How Obama Thinks, by Dinesh D'Souza (Stunning)

    09/12/2010 4:15:15 PM PDT · by StopObama2012 · 107 replies
    FORBES ^ | 9/11/2010 | Dinesh D'Souza
    The President's actions are so bizarre that they mystify his critics and supporters alike. (snip) But instead of readying us for the challenge, our President is trapped in his father's time machine. Incredibly, the U.S. is being ruled according to the dreams of a Luo tribesman of the 1950s. This philandering, inebriated African socialist, who raged against the world for denying him the realization of his anticolonial ambitions, is now setting the nation's agenda through the reincarnation of his dreams in his son. The son makes it happen, but he candidly admits he is only living out his father's dream....
  • Are the Sins of the Fatherless the Root of Obama’s Tyranny?

    08/08/2010 9:14:52 PM PDT · by ImpeachHoBama · 10 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | Sunday, August 8, 2010 | Kelly O'Connell
    Does Obama’s anti-democratic ideology result from his dysfunctional childhood? An intriguing book, Faith of the Fatherless: The Psychology of Atheism, by Paul Vitz, argues this type background is a common precursor to the classic tyrant’s personality. This suggests Barack’s beef with America might result from his own deficient past. Does it matter the source of our politician’s mental makeup? Of course it does. After all, we expect leaders to make policy based on empirical knowledge, not just knee-jerk reaction to past trauma. For example, would Americans be pleased if the president outlawed taxis because his pooch was run over by...
  • Face of Defense: General’s Son Pursues Same Path

    07/08/2010 12:33:18 PM PDT · by SandRat
    Face of Defense ^ | Spc. Brandon Babbitt, USA
    TOLEDO, Ohio, July 8, 2010 – The O’Connor family from northwestern Ohio prides itself on spirituality and hard work, while giving back to their community. Army Brig. Gen. John “Jack” O’Connor stands for a photo with his parents after his promotion to brigadier general at MacDill Air Force Base, near his parents’ home in Tampa, Fla. The O’Connors, natives of Toledo, Ohio, taught their children by example the importance of giving back to their community. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Brandon Babbitt  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. Army Brig. Gen. John “Jack” O’Connor, commanding general of Army Materiel Command...
  • Following Dad's footsteps to Iraq

    06/23/2010 4:16:04 PM PDT · by SandRat · 3 replies
    Air Force News ^ | Staff Sgt. Sanjay Allen, USAF
    6/23/2010 - SATHER AIR BASE, Iraq (AFNS) -- A father and son are both deployed here as vehicle mechanics. Senior Master Sgt. CJ Slifko, the vehicle fleet manager for the 447th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron, said he had a tough decision to make toward the end of his six month tour: whether to approve a waiver on the deployment of his 3-level son, Airman 1st Class Ryan Slifko, a vehicle mechanic, to Iraq. "For whatever reason, (the primary person couldn't come) I got an e-mail from Whiteman (Air Force Base, Mo.) asking for a waiver on a 3-level," Sergeant Slifko...
  • A tribute to a father

    06/20/2010 8:38:50 PM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 3 replies
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 06/20/2010 | Bill Ellis
    Forty-seven years ago, the body my Dad lived in for 58 years, was gently lowered into the ground in Mt. Vernon Cemetery in the heart of beautiful Teays Valley, West Virginia. Today as I have nearly every day since his death, July 1, 1963, I thought of him - again trying to do the utterly impossible task of putting into words, feeble and faltering words, all that he means to me. He gave me and all his family priceless treasures, treasures beyond all earthly value, in both quantity and quality. He gave me love. I never knew what it was...
  • "The Father's Day" (Sermon on Galatians 3:23 – 4:7)

    06/19/2010 9:23:48 PM PDT · by Charles Henrickson · 2 replies · 96+ views
    stmatthewbt.org ^ | June 20, 2010 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    “The Father’s Day” (Galatians 3:23 – 4:7)Today is Fathers’ Day, a day when we honor our fathers for the blessing that they are to us. This is good and right that we do this--especially you fourteen-year-old girls out there in the congregation! Be sure to honor your father today! Now for many of us, our fathers are long gone. But that does not mean we don’t have a Father to honor today. In fact, I want to suggest to you that this is “The Father’s Day,” a great day to thank and praise our heavenly Father. Our text is the...
  • (-:~ThE oFfIcIaL fRiDaY sIlLiNeSs ThReAd~:-)

    06/18/2010 6:09:42 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 101 replies · 2,522+ views
    In honor of Father's Day this weekend, to all the FReeper fathers out there...Happy Father's Day Dad holds a special place in our hearts, and on Father's Day, he deserves the best! Pass our funniest fatherhood submissions on to a dad in your life and share the priceless gift of laughter! The Right Choice My 16-year-old brother, Ryan, was out late with friends one night. Suddenly he realized it was Father's Day and he had neglected to buy a card for our dad. After much searching, Ryan located an open store, but was disappointed to find only two cards left...
  • Face of Defense: Father, Stepson Compare Armies

    06/17/2010 10:36:22 AM PDT · by SandRat · 4 replies · 353+ views
    Face of Defense ^ | Nathan Van Schaik
    SCHWEINFURT, Germany, June 17, 2010 – A father and his stepson are pursuing military careers – in the U.S. and Danish armies. Army Master Sgt. William Groene, right, poses with his stepson, Lt. Michel Vester, a Danish cadet at the Royal Danish Army Officers Academy in Copenhagen, Denmark. U.S. Army photo by Nathan Van Schaik   (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. William Groene is a master sergeant in the U.S. Army. His stepson, Michel Vester, is a Danish cadet enrolled at the Royal Danish Army Officers Academy at the Frederiksborg Palace in Copenhagen, Denmark. "I met his mother back...
  • Things my father never told me

    06/13/2010 5:35:07 PM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 188+ views
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 06/13/2010 | Rev. James L. Snyder
    The problem here with the Gulf oil spill is that we didn’t adhere to those standards, and the MMS didn’t regulate aggressively enough, and BP told the government some things that now we’re finding out aren’t necessarily true. So, there’s a lot of blame to go around, but certainly the American public can’t be blamed for the problem that we’re seeing today, that tragedy in the Gulf, and they should not be punished. They should not be punished with cap and tax either, a tax on energy that now Obama is talking about in a kind of response to the...
  • Dad Accused of Using Stun Gun on Daughter's Friend Over Naked Photo

    06/07/2010 12:28:06 AM PDT · by jerry557 · 43 replies · 59+ views
    FOX KDVR ^ | 06/04/10
    TEMECULA, Calif. -- An angry father is accused of using a stun gun on a 23 year old man who sent his 17 year old daughter an explicit cell phone picture. William Atwood Sr., 45, was charged Wednesday with multiple felonies in connection with the case. Authorities say Atwood lured Justin Moore to his home, ordered him to strip down to his boxer shorts, and tied him up and tased him with a stun gun before turning him over to a sheriff's deputy. Moore told authorities he sent a photo of his genitals to several friends, including Atwood's daughter, as...
  • Face of Defense: Father, Daughter Return From Iraq

    05/21/2010 4:25:14 PM PDT · by SandRat · 4 replies · 295+ views
    Face of Defense ^ | Sgt. David Bruce, USA
    Camp Atterbury Public Affairs CAMP ATTERBURY JOINT MANEUVER TRAINING CENTER, Ind., May 21, 2010 – It’s difficult for any leader to send someone into harm’s way, but it’s especially hard when that someone is your daughter. Before leaving Camp Atterbury, Ind., for deployment to Iraq in 2009, Army 1st Sgt. Bob Hempstead and his daughter, then Pfc. Crystal Hempstead pose for a photo during their pre-mobilization training at Muscatatuck Urban Training Center. Crystal Hempstead since has been promoted to sergeant. The soldiers serve with the Indiana National Guard’s 1313th Engineer Company. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Elizabeth Gorenc  (Click photo for...
  • Face of Defense: Father, Son Serve in Afghanistan

    04/20/2010 6:27:40 PM PDT · by SandRat · 6 replies · 341+ views
    Face of Defense ^ | Tech. Sgt. Oshawn Jefferson, USAF
    CAMP BASTION, Afghanistan, April 20, 2010 – An Afghan National Army Air Corps C-27A Spartan cargo aircraft took off from Kabul International Airport to conduct an International Security Assistance Force mission transporting weapons and cargo for Afghan National Police. Marine Corps 1st Lt. Benjamin Boera, left, and his father, Air Force Brig. Gen. Michael R. Boera, share a laugh aboard an Afghan National Army Air Corps C-27A Spartan aircraft March 28, 2010, at Camp Bastion, Afghanistan. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Manuel J. Martinez  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. Marine Corps 1st Lt. Benjamin Boera, a 5th...
  • Father, son from different services making a difference in Afghanistan

    04/13/2010 5:48:28 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 154+ views
    Air Force News ^ | Tech. Sgt. Oshawn Jefferson, USAF
    4/13/2010 - CAMP BASTION, Afghanistan (AFNS) -- An Afghan National Army Air Corps C-27A Spartan cargo aircraft took off from Kabul International Airport to conduct an International Security Assistance Force mission transporting weapons and cargo for Afghanistan National Police. At Camp Bastion, Marine 1st Lt. Benjamin Boera, a 5th Battalion 11th Marines High Mobility Artillery Rocket System Tango Battery platoon commander here, watched the cargo plane land. He swells up with pride because one of the pilots on the mission is his dad, Brig. Gen. Michael R. Boera, a Combined Air Power Transition Force commander and the 438th Air Expeditionary...
  • Army father awards combat patch to son

    04/12/2010 5:04:45 PM PDT · by SandRat · 7 replies · 420+ views
    U.S. Forces Iraq ^ | Sgt. John Stimac, USA
    JOINT BASE BALAD – Receiving the combat patch is a milestone in any Soldier’s career.  On April 8, a father placed the storied patch on his son's right shoulder here, making the moment even more special for both.Col. Jeff H. Holmes, commander, 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), travelled here from Contingency Operating Base Taji to “patch” his son, Spc. Hulon Holmes, a gunner with 3rd Platoon, F Troop, 2-278th ACR. The elder Holmes said it was an honor to put a combat patch on his son and he was glad he was able to make it for...
  • Marine's Father Will Not Pay Court-Ordered Funeral Protesters' Fees

    03/30/2010 3:01:27 PM PDT · by Mrs. Frogjerk · 144 replies · 2,447+ views
    Fox News.com ^ | March 30, 2010 | The Associated Press contributed to this report.
    The father of a Marine killed in Iraq whose funeral was picketed by anti-gay protesters told Fox News he will defy a court order and not pay the protesters' appeal costs. Albert Snyder, of York, Pa., told Fox News he does not intend to pay $16,510 to Fred Phelps, the leader of Kansas' Westboro Baptist Church, which held protests at Marine Lance Cpl. Matthew Snyder's funeral in 2006. "I don't think I'm going to be writing a check until I hear from the Supreme Court," Snyder told Fox News on Tuesday. "I'm not about to pay them anything." The Court...
  • 5-Month-Old Found, Baby's Father Shot

    03/24/2010 5:01:53 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 4 replies · 390+ views
    <p>COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A 5-month-old boy has been found safe and sound at his father's girlfriend's house.</p> <p>Police were concerned about Byron Baugh Jr.' s whereabouts after his father -- who had custody of him the past few days -- was found shot at an apartment in north Columbus.</p>
  • Caring, active dads have more kids

    03/18/2010 3:12:19 PM PDT · by James C. Bennett · 7 replies · 243+ views
    The Times of India ^ | 18 March, 2010 | The Times of India
    Ever wondered why our early ancestors were able to have so many kids? Well, it was because most of them were apparently active fathers, claim researchers. Northwestern University researcher Lee T. Gettler suggests in a new anthropological model of human evolution that the fathers among our earliest human ancestors may have helped jumpstart human evolution by helping females out with their children. Lee believes that the same paternal investment pattern resembles the kind of hands-on parenting many dads still display. "Other men might have been highly involved with direct care, engaging in behaviors not unlike what involved fathers do today,"...
  • Daughter's ex-boyfriend shot by dad during assault (AZ)

    03/18/2010 6:09:08 AM PDT · by marktwain · 56 replies · 1,463+ views
    azfamily.com ^ | 17 March, 2010 | Catherine Holland
    PHOENIX -- A Valley man is in the hospital after being shot by his ex-girlfriend's father during a fight. It happened at about 1:30 a.m. in the neighborhood of 51st Avenue and Beardsley Road. Officers were still on the scene five hours later. Detectives said it started when Daniels Fuches, 26, and his ex-girlfriend, whose name has not been released, ran into each other at a bar earlier in the night. The two apparently had a drink and then Fuches offered the 27-year-old woman a ride home. During that ride, the two apparently got into an argument about their breakup....
  • "The Prodigal Father" (Sermon for the Fourth Sunday in Lent, on Luke 15:1-3, 11-32)

    03/13/2010 8:32:18 PM PST · by Charles Henrickson · 10 replies · 505+ views
    stmatthewbt.org ^ | March 14, 2010 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    “The Prodigal Father” (Luke 15:1-3, 11-32)Our text today is probably the most familiar and well-loved of all of Jesus’ parables. It is the parable usually called “The Prodigal Son.” But this morning I would like to suggest another name for this story, and that is, “The Prodigal Father.” Yes, “The Prodigal Father”--he really is the hero of this story. Well, first I guess I should explain that word “prodigal” and why we can apply it to both the wayward son and the waiting father. “Prodigal” is an old-timey word, isn’t it? We don’t use it much in our day, other...
  • Face of Defense: Airman Draws Motivation From Father, Uncle

    03/05/2010 5:16:03 PM PST · by SandRat · 1 replies · 229+ views
    Face of Defense ^ | Master Sgt. Scott T. Sturkol, USAF
    SOUTHWEST ASIA, March 5, 2010 – After Sept. 11, 2001, Air Force Staff Sgt. Sparkle Reid was a different person. She was in one of the 2,973 families who grieved after losing a family member in the tragedy. Air Force Staff Sgt. Sparkle Reid is deployed to an air base in Southwest Asia from the 48th Force Support Squadron at Lakenheath, England. U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Scott T. Sturkol  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. Reid lost her uncle, Louie A. Williams, when the World Trade Center towers came down. He worked on the 66th floor in...
  • Olbermann's father asked Keith to kill him (Commiecare™ can save this)

    02/24/2010 8:12:34 PM PST · by Libloather · 76 replies · 2,055+ views
    2/24/10
    On MSNBC, Keith Olbermann describes how his father cries, "Help, help, help. Kill me." Keith says saving his father's life would be torture.
  • Feminism: The Masquerade

    02/24/2010 8:27:20 AM PST · by Michael van der Galien · 29 replies · 718+ views
    You’ve got a long way to go, baby. And don’t you forget it. This oasis of freedom and equality we call the United States? It’s all a mirage, says leftist feminist Jessica Valenti. In fact, “We’re suffering under the mass delusion that women in America have achieved equality.” Well, thanks for the armchair diagnosis, Jessica, but I won’t play a victim character in the live action role playing game you call feminism. And that’s exactly what leftist feminism is: an elaborate fantasy world spun from ginned up scare-tistics and cherry-picked anecdotes. Like Trutherism and Birtherism, it provides participants with the...
  • UNITY AND POWER \o/\o/\o/\o/\o/

    02/07/2010 12:47:26 PM PST · by Jedediah · 5 replies · 266+ views
    Bible and The Compforter
    Supernatural consumation of all my obedient servants is about to congeal together as one and in this oneness great power Shall be released for did I not say there is power in agreement , then watch and see as Babyl many shall come together in one place yet this shall bring great reward not division or segregation for the Oil of Unity shall flow as off of Aaron's beard and this shall create a river of oneness that shall surround the globe and concrete the unity of the Mind of Christ in all my obedient ones as one eternally and...
  • Tim Tebow's Father Talks About Decision Against Abortion, Son's Birth

    02/05/2010 8:34:00 AM PST · by julieee · 6 replies · 546+ views
    LifeNews.com ^ | February 5, 2010 | Steven Ertelt
    Tim Tebow's Father Talks About Decision Against Abortion, Son's Birth Miami, FL -- By now, most Americans have heard about the famous Tim Tebow advertisement Focus on the Family will air during the Super Bowl. The ad reportedly features Tebow and his mother Pam and her story about how she decided against an abortion. But few people have hear Tebow's father discuss the story of Tim's birth. http://www.LifeNews.com/nat5966.html
  • Nancy Kerrigan’s father dies, brother charged with assault

    01/25/2010 7:26:47 AM PST · by raccoonradio · 46 replies · 3,221+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | 1/25/10 | Laura Crimaldi and Joe Dwinell
    The brother of former Olympic skater Nancy Kerrigan is being charged with assaulting their 70-year-old father in Stoneham following a fight over a telephone where police say the younger man thought his dad was “faking it” when he fell to the ground. The father, Daniel Kerrigan, died from a massive heart attack, his wife tells the Herald. Mark Kerrigan, 45, now faces one count of assault and battery on a person over 60, according to Woburn District Court Clerk John Teeven. The criminal complaint lists Daniel Kerrigan of Stoneham as the assault victim, Teeven added. Mark Kerrigan is expected to...
  • What Obama Could Learn from Brit Hume

    01/09/2010 10:21:24 PM PST · by jodiluvshoes · 11 replies · 861+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | 01.10.09 | Kevin McCullough
    In life it doesn't really matter if you attain the highest heights if in the process of doing so you lose your wife, your family, your children, or you destroy the world your children will grow in to. What matters is not who in this world likes you, but whether God is satisfied with your condition. It is not so much about winning your fellow human being's popularity as much as it is important to have personal character. Our nation faces grave circumstances. On President Obama's watch no less than four terror attacks have been unleashed against Americans in America....
  • Father of seven shot dead in northern West Bank terror attack

    12/24/2009 9:07:57 AM PST · by Nachum · 8 replies · 501+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 12./24/09 | YAAKOV KATZ AND JPOST.COM STAFF
    An Israeli father of seven was shot dead in an apparent terror attack in the West Bank on Thursday afternoon, while driving along Route 57, between the northern West Bank settlements of Shavei Shomron and Einav. Rabbi Meir Chai, 40, lived in Shavei Shomron for the last 14 years, and teaches at the Talmud Torah School. His seven children range from two months-old to 18 year-old. Magen David Adom paramedics attempted to save Chai, but were forced to pronounce his death at the scene of the shooting.
  • Boston man convicted of killing, cutting up, father

    12/09/2009 2:38:33 PM PST · by Reaganesque · 7 replies · 614+ views
    The Boston Herald ^ | 12/09/09 | AP
    A Boston man was sentenced today to life in prison without the possibility of parole, hours after a jury found him guilty of beating his 70-year-old father to death, then using a power saw to cut up the body before scattering the remains throughout the neighborhood. Brian Lee showed no outward emotion when the jury returned a verdict of guilty on a charge of first-degree murder for the October 2006 slaying of Edward Lee at the victim’s home in Boston’s Mattapan neighborhood, prosecutors said. He declined to make a statement at his sentencing Wednesday afternoon, Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office...
  • Father kills teen son after allegation of sex abuse of toddler

    11/19/2009 10:52:01 AM PST · by jerry557 · 113 replies · 5,535+ views
    nydailynews.com ^ | 11/19/2009 | Unknown
    An enraged Highland Park, Michigan father is accused of killing his son - as he begged for his life - after learning the teen may have sexually abused a toddler. Jamar Pinkney Sr., 37, irate over hearing his 15-year-old son Jamar Pinkney Jr. had sexual contact with a 3-year-old girl made the teen strip at gunpoint, marched him to a vacant lot and shot him to death despite pleas from the boy and his mother, a relative said. Michigan authorities filed a first-degree murder charge Wednesday against Pinkney Sr. in his son's shooting death Monday. Defense attorney Corbett O'Meara said...
  • Son, 18, runs off with 34-year-old stepmother - after being reunited with his father

    10/19/2009 8:47:43 PM PDT · by Saije · 27 replies · 1,887+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 10/19/2009 | Chris Brooke
    An 18-year-old ran off with his stepmother after being reunited with his father for the first time since he was a baby, a court has heard. Benjamin Smith met his father Andrew Smith in the summer of last year and moved in to his house to begin the family life both men had never enjoyed. But the emotional reunion went disastrously wrong for the father. His 34-year-old wife Dawn began an affair with her teenage stepson and eventually the marriage collapsed, York Magistrates’ Court was told. The unlikely couple left to begin a new life together 60 miles away in...
  • They were lying

    10/18/2009 12:22:05 PM PDT · by nmh · 52 replies · 2,121+ views
    Fox News ^ | 10/18/09 | AP FOX News
    Colorado Authorities: 'Balloon Boy' Flight 'Was a Stunt' Larimer County Sheriff Jim Alderden announced at a press conference on Sunday that Colorado authorities have ruled the "balloon boy's" flight a hoax. "It has been determined that this is a hoax. We believe we have evidence at this point to indicate that this was a publicity stunt," Alderden told reporters. Authorities believe the alleged plot was hatched in an attempt by the Heene family "to better market themselves for a reality show at some point in the future," Alderden said. "They were lying." ... http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,568420,00.html
  • Witness the "all" of me

    10/17/2009 4:39:18 PM PDT · by Jedediah · 1,056 replies · 10,186+ views
    Bible and The Comforter | Scribe
    A manifold witness I have placed in you , All that is faithful and true , A oneness of The Father and I in one breath , Can you imagine this depth , For what once rested upon me , Was the one and the three in complete harmony , And so it is even now My fullness with you , For as you witness me all 3 come through ~ ~ ~ John 15:26 But when the Comforter is come, whom I will send unto you from the Father, even the Spirit of truth, which proceedeth from the Father,...
  • Father-to-be misses birth of his son after being arrested for grabbing nurse's breasts

    10/11/2009 6:20:42 PM PDT · by Saije · 28 replies · 1,800+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 10/11/2009 | Staff
    A father missed the birth of his first son after being arrested for groping a nurse on the way to the delivery room. Police said Adam Manning sexually assaulted the nurse as she wheeled his wife into the delivery room. The 30 year old had told the nurse she was "cute" then reached round to grab her breasts. Police in Ogden, Utah, were called to the hospital and arrested Manning on charges of forcible sexual assault. When later asked about his actions he said he had no idea why he carried out the assault. Police confirmed that he missed the...
  • Andersen Book Blows Ayers' Cover on 'Dreams' [OH MY GOD - CASHILL PWNS OBAMA & AYERS!!!]

    09/23/2009 7:06:54 PM PDT · by Special Agent Anthony DiNozzo · 251 replies · 10,361+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | Thursday, September 23, 2009, 7:30 PM | Jack Cashill
    In his new book, "Barack and Michelle: Portrait of an American Marriage," Best-selling celebrity journalist, Christopher Andersen, has blown a huge hole in the Obama genius myth without intending to do so. Relying on inside sources, quite possibly Michelle Obama herself, Andersen describes how Dreams came to be published -- just as I had envisioned it in my articles on the authorship of Dreams.  With the deadline pressing, Michelle recommended that Barack seek advice from "his friend and Hyde Park neighbor Bill Ayers." To flesh out his family history, Obama had taped interviews with various family members. Andersen writes, "These...
  • YOU ARE MY SHOFAR OF WAR AND DELIGHT ! A VISION AND WORD

    09/11/2009 1:14:40 PM PDT · by Jedediah · 86 replies · 3,888+ views
    The Joshua Chronicles ^ | Jesus the author and finisher
    I saw the Father in the Garden with Jesus and the Father had a shofar in his left hand . My sons and daughters of Zion ( hebrews 12:23 )it is time to unite as one with me The Father for we are advancing inward to penetrate the last strongholds . See them in the center for we have them surrounded , yet many within this circle that have resisted me and my will " Jesus " shall soon be inialted OR come into this very army I have formed as My Bride and soon there shall be a great...
  • Swedish Dad Tries to Breast-Feed

    09/09/2009 9:40:57 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 57 replies · 1,898+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 9/9/09 | Amy Graff
    When mom is away, most dads offer a crying newborn a bottle of milk, a pacifier, a pinkie finger. But a Swedish dad is embarking on an experiment that he hopes will allow him to soothe a baby with his own milk-filled breasts. Ragnar Bengtsson, a 26-year-old student at Stockholm University, is regularly breaking out a breast pump to induce lactation. Bengtsson is the father of a 2-year-old child, but he has no plans to nurse his toddler. Rather he wants to breast-feed future children and inspire other dads to offer their breasts as a way to bond with their...
  • Mother's good-bye saves her baby! (absolutely amazing story - with photos)

    08/30/2009 3:08:17 PM PDT · by NYer · 61 replies · 4,125+ views
    Salesians ^ | August 27, 2009 | Padre Steve
    This is a miracle and an amazing story! Thanks to the milk of human kindness on this one: When Carolyn Isbister put her 20oz baby on her chest for a cuddle, she thought that it would be the only chance she would ever have to hold her. Doctors had told the parents that baby Rachel only had only minutes to live because her heart was beating once every ten seconds and she was not breathing. Isbister remembers: I didn’t want her to die being cold. So I lifted her out of her blanket and put her against my skin to...
  • Face of Defense: Deployed Airman Sees Child's Birth

    08/25/2009 6:23:50 PM PDT · by SandRat · 4 replies · 360+ views
    Face of Defence ^ | Airman 1st Class David Dobrydney, USAF
    SOUTHWEST ASIA, Aug. 25, 2009 – An airman assigned here witnessed the birth of his third child, and he did so without leaving his post. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Rafael Garcia talks via webcam with his wife, Monica, and daughter, Carmella Fe, Aug. 18, 2009. Garcia experienced the birth of his daughter via webcam from Southwest Asia. He is deployed from Ramstein Air Base, Germany. U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jason W. Edwards  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. Instead, Air Force Tech. Sgt. Rafael Garcia of the 379th Expeditionary Mission Support Group saw the birth live via...
  • Man Accused Of Attacking Daughter With Pizza

    08/15/2009 6:36:41 PM PDT · by greatdefender · 73 replies · 3,468+ views
    WFTV 9 ^ | 15 AUG 2009
    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- A man was arrested and charged with attacking his own daughter with a piece of pizza. Deputies say the 38-year-old father got into an argument with his daughter in Gainesville Friday. The man had asked his daughter to get off her computer. When she would not, he began verbally attacking her, according to deputies. The daughter called 911 when her father threw a piece of pizza that hit her in the back of the neck. The suspect was arrested and charged with felony child abuse. Deputies are not releasing the girl's age or the names of either...
  • Father and Son Serve Together in Iraq

    07/18/2009 5:45:05 PM PDT · by SandRat · 7 replies · 514+ views
    Multi-National Force - Iraq ^ | Sgt. 1st Class Patricia Ruth, USA
    Staff Sgt. Glennie Burks, Jr., left, and Maj. Glennie Burks, Sr. enjoy some father-son time before his son re-deploys. Photo by Photo by Chief Petty Officer Michael Kennedy. BAGHDAD — Burks and Burks—one a major and the other a staff sergeant—are both serving their country on their second combat tour in Iraq. The younger Burks, U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Glennie Burks, Jr., has done 15 months this time around. He’s been serving in the Army for seven years and has excelled since basic training in 2002 at Fort Sill, Okla. In 2003, Burks, Jr. did his first deployment to Iraq...
  • San Fran Chronicle Slobbers: Obama is 'Father of Our Country,' Earns 'Super-Dad Status'

    06/22/2009 3:57:41 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 36 replies · 2,411+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | June 21, 2009 | Warner Todd Huston
    The reader might be warned that reading this San Francisco Chronicle Father's Day piece serves as a most perfect emetic. In fact, it's a wonder that writer Jennifer Weiss could type with all those stars in her eyes. Her Father's Day adulation of Obama is so over-the-top that Obama suddenly becomes the "father of our country," and is determined to have "super-dad status." The most offensive part of this piece is, of course, the aforementioned assigning to Obama of the role of "father of our country." There is only one father of our country and that is George Washington, war...
  • A Love Letter from Our Heavenly Father?

    06/21/2009 11:09:33 AM PDT · by FredJake · 20 replies · 837+ views
    Post Scripts ^ | 6/21/09 | OneVike
    A Love Letter from Our Heavenly Father?by OneVike When asked by His disciples to teach them how to pray as the John's disciples prayed, Jesus gave them this prayer as a model. Luke 11:1-2 “Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, forever. Amen.”...
  • Editorial: Honor Thy Father

    06/21/2009 9:50:38 AM PDT · by kellynla · 4 replies · 390+ views
    Orange County Register ^ | June 21, 2009 | staff
    There is little question that in most families the mother is the central unifying person emblematic of unconditional love that can be tough love when necessary. Recent research, however, suggests that fathers are more important in the lives of children than had been previously understood. It is still unclear how much this reflects the fact that, although many single parents are successful in that challenging role, children raised in intact two-parent homes enjoy certain tangible advantages, or that fathers bring certain essential characteristics to family life. Some research indicates that fathers are more likely to engage in vigorous physical play,...
  • Dads: Men for All Seasons

    06/20/2009 4:28:07 AM PDT · by NYer · 17 replies · 611+ views
    ncr ^ | June 20, 2009 | JOSEPH PRONECHEN
    This Father’s Day sets up a special call to greatness for Catholic men, as it falls the day before the feasts of Sts. Thomas More and John Fisher. The first was a model family man, the other a passionate pastor. Both died for the Catholic faith, demonstrating the devotion all Christian fathers must give their families (See Ephesians 5:25). Fathers of nuclear families and spiritual families can learn much from these two English martyrs. “St. Thomas More taught his children, by both word and action, that we’re all called to be God’s good servant first,” says Father Roger Landry, pastor...
  • Face of Defense: Father, Son Serve Together in Iraq

    06/19/2009 4:56:31 PM PDT · by SandRat · 5 replies · 372+ views
    Face of Defence ^ | Sgt. 1st Class Alex Licea, USA
    BAGHDAD, June 19, 2009 – This Father’s day weekend has special meaning for Army Maj. Benjamin Rex. Rex, a native of Albion, Ind., is serving here alongside his son, Army Pfc. Jeromy Bruce Rex. Army Pfc. Jeromy Rex, left, and Army Maj. Benjamin Rex pose for a picture during a reunion at Joint Security Station Loyalty, Iraq. The Fort Bragg, N.C.-based father and son both serve with the 82nd Airborne Division’s 3rd Brigade Combat Team. Courtesy photo  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. The soldiers serve together with the 82nd Airborne Division’s 3rd Brigade Combat Team, based out of...