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  • Remains of 63 Fetuses and Infants Found at Second Detroit Funeral Home

    10/20/2018 1:42:45 PM PDT · by Libloather · 17 replies
    NY Times ^ | 10/20/18 | Jacey Fortin
    The remains of 63 infants or fetuses were found at a funeral home in Detroit on Friday, the Detroit Police Department said. The discovery came amid an expanding investigation, one week after authorities found the decomposed remains of 11 infants or fetuses at another — apparently unrelated — funeral home in Detroit. The discoveries have raised concerns about the handling and disposal of human remains by the city’s funeral homes, especially in cases of stillbirth. On Friday, the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs found “heinous conditions and negligent conduct” at the Perry Funeral Home. State authorities said on...
  • MORE Bodies Found in Detroit Cantrell Funeral Home, families Suing!!! In&Out UPDATE

    10/18/2018 4:03:33 PM PDT · by Morgana · 11 replies
    TheSoto YaDig ^ | October 18, 2018 | DJ Just Jay
    MORE Bodies Found in Detroit Cantrell Funeral Home, families Suing!!! In&Out UPDATE livestream
  • Bodies of 11 infants found in ceiling of closed funeral home (Detroit)

    10/16/2018 3:47:30 AM PDT · by Libloather · 6 replies
    See BS ^ | 10/13/18
    <p>The bodies of 11 babies were discovered Friday in a Detroit funeral home that was shut down six months ago. Police made the gruesome discovery at the Cantrell Funeral Home after they received an anonymous tip.</p> <p>Police said eight or nine bodies were found in a cardboard box and the others in one or more caskets, all hidden in a ceiling. Police ordered a search of the building to ensure there are no additional bodies inside.</p>
  • "A Citizenship Even Bigger than Texas" (Funeral sermon on Hebrews 11; John 14; Philippians 3)

    10/13/2018 7:01:46 AM PDT · by Charles Henrickson · 3 replies ^ | October 13, 2018 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    “A Citizenship Even Bigger than Texas” (Hebrews 11:13-16; John 14:1-6; Philippians 3:20-21) His name was “Emerick,” but everybody called him “Tex.” That was our brother Emerick “Tex” Labus. He went by “Tex” for as long as I’ve known him, and that’s been over ten years. Even though he lived here in Missouri for I don’t know how long, people still called him Tex. I guess you can take the boy out of Texas, but you can’t take the Texas out of the boy. I’ve observed over the years that people from Texas are very proud of being from Texas. And...
  • Feel-Good Video Of The Day

    09/05/2018 8:22:36 AM PDT · by Steely Tom · 5 replies
    YouTube ^ | 31 August 2018 | Patricia Dickson
    Partial transcript, lightly edited for brevity: The reason that Al Sharpton, and Maxine Waters, and all of them, have used this funeral to race-bait, is that the Democrats are in a bad situation right now. You've got to realize, they have had complete control of Black People for over 50 years. They have been able to get 90-95% of the Black vote for fifty years. And have given nothing in return, and they didn't have to. Then here comes Donald Trump, just being Donald Trump. All these people have known Donald Trump for years, they've all known who he is,...
  • A funeral for a world that never was

    09/04/2018 10:10:47 AM PDT · by Romans Nine · 17 replies
    Asia Times ^ | 9-3-18 | Spengler
    Funeral services are not for the benefit of the defunct, who is beyond our praise or condemnation, but for the living, who know before long that they will follow the honored dead into a cold grave. Senator John McCain’s funeral was the most ostentatious that Washington has accorded except for a president, and much grander than the 2006 funeral of Gerald Ford, for example. The American Establishment took the opportunity to mourn a world that it imagined but never inhabited.
  • A funeral for a world that never was: Senator John McCain’s grand funeral was also a [tr]

    09/04/2018 6:06:49 AM PDT · by C19fan · 34 replies
    Asia Times ^ | September 3, 2018 | Spengler aka David Goldman
    Funeral services are not for the benefit of the defunct, who is beyond our praise or condemnation, but for the living, who know before long that they will follow the honored dead into a cold grave. Senator John McCain’s funeral was the most ostentatious that Washington has accorded except for a president, and much grander than the 2006 funeral of Gerald Ford, for example. The American Establishment took the opportunity to mourn a world that it imagined but never inhabited.
  • AP Exclusive: Franklin’s family says eulogy was offensive

    09/04/2018 3:22:46 AM PDT · by SkyPilot · 53 replies
    AP ^ | 4 Sep 18 | DAVID BAUDER
    The late Aretha Franklin’s family said Monday that it found an Atlanta pastor’s eulogy delivered at the Queen of Soul’s funeral last week to be offensive and distasteful. The eulogist, the Rev. Jasper Williams Jr., was criticized for a political address that described children being in a home without a father as “abortion after birth” and said black lives do not matter unless blacks stop killing each other. Franklin’s funeral was on Friday. “He spoke for 50 minutes and at no time did he properly eulogize her,” said Vaughn Franklin, the late singer’s nephew, who said he was delivering...
  • Vanity: Obama, GW Bush & Meghan McCain, Low Lifes that have gone too LOW!!!

    09/03/2018 12:25:10 PM PDT · by JLAGRAYFOX · 39 replies
    POTUS, Donald J. Trump approved all the Federal Funds, Military Funds, use of aircraft for transportation & Federal Government properties, etc., and the thanks he gets from the McCain "no class" family, ex-POTUS, Barack Hussein Obama and Ex-POTUS, GW Bush is not thanks but unrestrained scorn and hate. These people, Obama, Bush and Meghan McCain are the lowest of the low life, filled with hate, envy, jealousy, little dignity nor, any loyalty. If POTUS, Trump had not approved and ordered the actions he did, the John McCain funeral would have been, not noteworthy at all. Go figure. The goods news...
  • Now We Know: 'The Resistance' Is The Establishment

    09/03/2018 4:41:21 AM PDT · by relictele · 19 replies
    Spiked Online ^ | 03 Sep 2018 | Brendan O'Neill
    So now we know what ‘the resistance’ really is. It’s the establishment. It’s the old political order. It’s that late 20th-century political set, those out-of-touch managerial elites, who still cannot believe the electorate rejected them. That is the take-home message of the bizarre political spectacle that was the burial of John McCain, where this neocon in life has been transformed into a resistance leader in death: that while the anti-Trump movement might doll itself up as rebellious, and even borrow its name from those who resisted fascism in Europe in the mid 20th-century, in truth it is primarily about restoring...
  • The Other Mrs. McCain

    09/02/2018 12:34:15 PM PDT · by dustoff339 · 130 replies
    2 Sep 2018 | Dustoff339
    Fellow Freepers, In all of the hoopla and bs surrounding the "final farewell" for McCain, one person seems to be significantly absent in it all. That person in the original Mrs. John S. McCain: Carol McCain. For those who do not know, she was married to McCain when he was shot down over Vietnam. Prior to his deployment, Carol McCain was, by all accounts, quite a beauty. She was a 5' 7" tall, a successful swimsuit model, and the mother of three children (one by McCain, and two by an earlier marriage that McCain adopted). While McCain was a POW,...
  • The Latest: McCain returns to DC ahead of Capitol ceremony (note airplane info)

    09/02/2018 3:12:30 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 68 replies
    Fox News (from AP) ^ | 8/30/18 | none stated
    12:10 p.m. Sen. John McCain's family has gathered on a tarmac as military members took his flag-draped casket from a hearse to a plane that will take him from Arizona to Washington, D.C. An Air Force plane that says "United States of America" will carry McCain and his family to the nation's capital Thursday. It follows a memorial service in Phoenix attended by 3,500 people where former Vice President Joe Biden spoke. There will be a public viewing Friday at the U.S. Capitol and a service Saturday at Washington National Cathedral. He will be buried Sunday at the U.S. Naval...
  • John McCain’s Funeral Was a Council of War—Just as He Meant It to Be

    09/01/2018 5:54:27 PM PDT · by ResistorSister · 112 replies
    Esquire ^ | September 1, 2018 | Charles P Pierce
    ...We thought they could withstand anything, even a renegade president* in the pocket of a distant authoritarian goon. We let the customs, manners, norms and institutions weaken through neglect and now we are in open conflict with an elected president and, make no mistake about it, John McCain's funeral was a council of war, and it was a council of war because that's what John McCain meant it to be...Even at the end, John McCain knew what he was doing and he was a fearsome opponent. He wanted a pageant of everything this administration* has trashed and put up for...
  • Vanity: Adoration funeral for John McCain has gone on long enough. Gov. Ducey...act!!!

    09/01/2018 2:30:43 PM PDT · by JLAGRAYFOX · 79 replies
    Enough already will the love fest farce of the McCain deep swamp death gig!!! My message is directed to Republican, Governor, Doug Ducey of Arizona. Sir, you have shortchanged & openly neglected your duties by remaining silent since last, December, 2017, when Republican, Senator, John McCain became absent and unable to cast his vote in the U.S. Senate, therefore rendering him incapable of effectively representing the seven million citizens that reside in Arizona. I am urging you to do your duty and responsibility and appoint Ms. Kelli Ward...immediately to fill the remaining length of McCain's term. This charade and cover...
  • McCain family and fans, you are disrespecting 63 million people with your rhetoric. Wrong move...

    09/01/2018 12:36:46 PM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 88 replies
    McCain Funeral comments | 1 September 2018 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    The insults against Trump and 63 million or more of us coming from the memorials and funeral of John McCain are a serious mistake. I know you folks read Free Republic or have staff who do and inform you of what is written here. You are very foolish to be insulting us and Trump via traitor McCain's funeral. Here's the end result: Those of us who didn't like you before have reached end point. You either get to the business of finishing us off, or long term, we're going to get you. Talk about've have really set it up...
  • John McCain Funeral, Burial Details At Naval Academy

    09/01/2018 11:38:15 AM PDT · by Governor Dinwiddie · 71 replies
    Annapolis Patch ^ | August 31, 2018 | Deb Belt
    Sunday's funeral and burial of the late Sen. John McCain at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis are private, but here's what will happen . . .
  • WATCH: Obama, Bush, Meghan McCain Swipe at Trump During John McCain Funeral Service

    09/01/2018 11:34:35 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 120 replies
    Mediaite ^ | Sep 1st, 2018 | Aidan McLaughlin |
    Bush — who defeated McCain in the 2000 Republican presidential primary — said that the Arizona senator “detested the abuse of power and could not abide bigots and swaggering despots.” “He respected the dignity inherent in every life, a dignity that does not stop at borders and cannot be erased by dictators,” Bush continued. “John’s voice will always come as a whisper over our shoulder: ‘We’re better than this, America is better than this’.” Watch above, via CNN.
  • Meghan McCain rips Trump at father’s memorial service

    09/01/2018 10:57:27 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 144 replies
    NY Post ^ | September 1, 2018 | Mary Kay Linge
    Meghan McCain tore into an absent President Trump at a memorial service for her father, Arizona Sen. John McCain, in Washington on Saturday. “We gather here to mourn the passing of American greatness,” McCain, a co-host of “The View,” said at the National Cathedral. “The real thing, not cheap rhetoric from men who will never come near the sacrifice he gave so willingly, nor the opportunistic appropriation of those who lived lives of comfort and privilege.” “He was a great fire who burned bright,” she said in a speech punctuated by sobbing. “A few have resented that fire… but my...
  • Washington lauds McCain as one of America's 'bravest souls;' Trump absent

    08/31/2018 2:18:53 PM PDT · by where's_the_Outrage? · 38 replies
    WOPO ^ | Aug 31, 2018 | Richard Cowan
    WASHINGTON — Washington’s bitterly divided leaders came together on Friday to praise the late Senator John McCain as an embodiment of America’s fighting spirit, idealism and sense of humor, but there was one notable absentee: President Donald Trump. … McCain helped plan the events around his funeral. He made it clear to family and friends that he wanted Democratic former Vice President Joe Biden, Bush and Obama to speak — but that Trump was not welcome.
  • Al Sharpton Slams Trump at Aretha Franklin Funeral, Would Teach Him What RESPECT Means

    08/31/2018 11:18:47 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 48 replies
    PJ Media ^ | August 31, 2018 | Tyler O'Neil
    At the funeral for Aretha Franklin, the "Queen of Soul," on Friday, the Rev. Al Sharpton took a pot-shot at President Donald Trump. "You know, the other Sunday on my show, I misspelled 'Respect,'" Sharpton started, referencing the hit song by Aretha Franklin. "And a lot of y'all corrected me. Now I want y'all to help me correct President Trump to teach him what it means." The crowd broke into loud applause. "And I say that because when word had went out that Miss Franklin passed, Trump said she used to work for me," Sharpton continued. He proceeded to "correct"...