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  • Nonprofit with ties to Sen. John McCain got $1 million from Saudi Arabia

    07/29/2017 1:18:31 PM PDT · by ptsal · 15 replies
    ABC-15 ARIZONA ^ | April 4, 2016 | Antony Cave
    [SNIP]Saudi Arabia's government donated $1 million to a nonprofit that has ties to Sen. John McCain, according to federal tax filings obtained by ABC15. [SNIP] Foreign campaign contributions to political candidates are prohibited, according to the Federal Election Commission.
  • North Korea Warns Of Bigger 'Gift Package' To US After Missile Test

    05/30/2017 6:21:25 AM PDT · by blam · 10 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5-30-2017
    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un warned Tuesday of sending a bigger "gift package" to the United States after successfully launching its third missile test in recent weeks.(snip)
  • Palestinians receive $221m Obama secretly gave them

    03/09/2017 3:51:30 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 32 replies
    The US transferred $221 million to the Palestinian Authority (PA), funds former US President Barack Obama quietly released in his waning hours. The Trump administration initially announced a freeze on the move. During Wednesday’s press briefing, State Department spokesman Mark Toner said it was his “understanding” the funds had been released, after initially saying there was an ongoing review. The funds are meant for Palestinian programs, including “water, infrastructure, education, renewable energy, civil society, municipal governance, and the rule of law, as well as Gaza recovery,” he said. A small amount was transferred directly to Israeli PA creditors, as well...
  • Wow – Sean Hannity Purchases Original “The Forgotten Man” as Gift For President Elect Donald Trump…

    11/11/2016 4:28:23 PM PST · by dynachrome · 94 replies
    Conservative TreeHouse ^ | 11-11-16 | Sundance
    The wow aspect is not so much that Sean Hannity purchased it, but rather that Jon McNaughton actually sold the original. McNaughton never sells his originals… at least he never used to. November 9th McNaughton announced via facebook that he sold the original to Sean Hannity: “Sean Hannity just purchased my painting “The Forgotten Man” to give to Donald Trump to hang in the White House” https://www.facebook.com/mcnaughtonart/posts/10154731620468653
  • James O'Keefe Just putting the bow on @HillaryClinton 's birthday gift

    10/26/2016 10:25:15 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 52 replies
    Twitter ^ | 10/26/16 | James O'Keefe
    Just putting the bow on @HillaryClinton 's birthday gift from @woodhouseb #PartIV #veritas  
  • WikiLeaks: Qatar Gave Clinton Foundation A Million Dollar Check For Bill’s Birthday

    10/13/2016 9:39:51 AM PDT · by Ray76 · 22 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | Oct 13, 2016 | Kevin Daley
    New emails released by WikiLeaks in connection with its dump of John Podesta’s email server indicate that Qatar, an Islamist state in the Persian gulf, gave former President Bill Clinton a check for $1 million for his birthday. “[Qatar] Would like to see WJC ‘for five minutes’ in NYC, to present $1 million check that Qatar promised for WJC’s birthday in 2011,” Ami Desai, director of foreign policy for the Clinton Foundation, wrote in 2012.
  • Malaysian prime minister cleared of corruption over $681m Saudi 'gift'

    01/26/2016 2:30:25 PM PST · by Theoria · 6 replies
    the Guardian ^ | 26 Jan 2016 | Oliver Holmes
    Attorney general says huge sum in Najib Razak’s personal bank account was donation from Saudi royal family and not linked to troubled state fund 1MDB Malaysia's attorney general said on Tuesday that $681m transferred into prime minister Najib Razak's personal bank account was a gift from the royal family in Saudi Arabia, and there were no criminal offences or corruption involved. Scandal-hit Malaysian PM Najib Razak says conscience is 'absolutely clear' Read more The involvement of the Saudi royal family is an unexpected twist in a scandal over the mysterious funds transfer and the troubles of indebted state fund 1Malaysia...
  • The top ten gifts to give a liberal

    12/15/2015 3:50:42 PM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 39 replies
    American Irony ^ | 12-15-15 | The Looking Spoon
  • The Truer Gift at Christmas – As Seen in a Commercial

    11/28/2015 1:08:34 PM PST · by Salvation · 4 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 11-27-15 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    The Truer Gift at Christmas – As Seen in a Commercial Msgr. Charles Pope • November 27, 2015 • There is an old saying that the greatest things in life aren't things. Our greatest gifts are those we love, beginning with God and extending to one another.One of the great dangers at Christmastime (and with life in general) is that we maximize the minimum and minimize the maximum, or, as Jesus puts it, we strain out gnats and swallow camels (Matt 23:24). He said this about the religiously observant of His day, who meticulously followed small, technical rules about cleanliness...
  • A "Gift" That Keeps On Taking

    05/05/2015 1:05:16 PM PDT · by Ohioan · 10 replies
    http://www.truthbasedlogic.com ^ | May 1, 2015 | William Flax
    Almost everyone has heard the phrase, "a gift that keeps on giving"; a reference to a charitable undertaking that encourages beneficiaries in the direction of self-reliance & personal responsibility. Such a gift is likely to involve recognition of important aspects of human nature--a concept or concepts that encourage individuals to identify & employ actual talents--that inspire beneficiaries to solve real problems, rather than look to others to solve those problems for them.
  • All is Calm, All is Bright…Really? Maybe This Video Will Help

    12/06/2014 6:52:20 AM PST · by Salvation · 12 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 12-05-0-14 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    All is Calm, All is Bright…Really? Maybe This Video Will Help By: Msgr. Charles PopeThe video below was produced by the Archdiocese of Washington for our “Find the Perfect Gift” Christmas outreach. It is an attempt to refocus Catholics and non-Catholics on the truest and most perfect gift of Christmas, Jesus Christ. It also invites each of us to give the perfect gift, the gift of our very self to God and to one another.The video illustrates well a problem that we can all have at Christmas: hectic, hurried lives, made even busier by “holiday” requirements and traditions. These traditions,...
  • Sex, romance would be a conflict of interest under NC General Assembly proposal

    03/18/2015 7:47:36 AM PDT · by csvset · 6 replies
    The News & Observer ^ | 03/17/2015 | Colin Campbell
    One month after the State Ethics Commission ruled that sex between lobbyists and government officials doesn’t constitute a gift, a bipartisan group of N.C. House members filed legislation Tuesday to make it clear that sexual and romantic relationships are indeed a conflict of interest. House Bill 252 would require legislators and other government officials to recuse themselves if they’re in a “current dating relationship or current sexual relationship” with a lobbyist who stands to benefit from the issue at hand. While the legislation doesn’t offer a definition of a “current sexual relationship,” it does provide one for a “current dating...
  • Taylor Swift overwhelms fan with $1,989 for student loans, amazing gifts

    01/14/2015 5:00:46 PM PST · by Hugin · 37 replies
    msn ^ | 13 Jan 2015 | Daniel Gates
    Rebekah filmed herself opening the package, in which she found a handwritten note from Swift. “I was thinking about you today, and how you have been there cheering me on in the most thoughtful and creative ways,” Swift wrote to Rebekah, mentioning a video and other posts Rebekah made. Swift continued, “I got out my paints for the first time in a while today and made you something. I really, really, really hope you like it. I’m not a good painter, but you’re so beautiful and positive, even though you’re dealing with the stress life brings, so I wanted to...
  • Cops: Mass. man killed wife in argument over Christmas gift

    01/03/2015 7:51:55 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 63 replies
    CBS (Boston) ^ | January 1, 2015
    WALTHAM, Mass. - A suburban Boston man is accused of killing his wife during an argument over a Christmas gift, reports CBS Boston. Julio Resto, 51, pleaded not guilty to murder and other charges in Waltham District Court Wednesday afternoon in the death of his wife, 42-year-old Gloria Resto. He was ordered held without bail. Police say Resto first tried to strangle his wife and then stabbed her with a kitchen knife in their apartment in Waltham early Wednesday morning. Julio told police his wife was upset with him because he did not buy her a Christmas gift, reports the...
  • Got a personal drone for Christmas? Use with caution

    12/25/2014 7:10:45 PM PST · by Libloather · 24 replies
    The Guardian via MSN ^ | 12/25/14 | Alex Hern
    **SNIP** But it could be difficult to make the most of a 2km range without infringing civil aviation regulations, which require UAS pilots to stay within eyesight of their drone, and use of the camera could infringe the privacy of passersby. The Civil Aviation Authority has issued guidance to help drone operators understand airspace regulations. Technically, drone operators must request permission from the CAA if they plan to fly a camera-equipped aircraft within congested areas, or within 50 metres of people or properties that are not under their control. They must also remain in “visual line of sight” of their...
  • Faithful Crossing Guard Who Had His Car Repossessed While Caring for His Sick Wife Got...(shortened)

    12/19/2014 11:10:24 AM PST · by Utilizer · 8 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Dec. 16, 2014 10:49am | Erica Ritz
    A group of dads in the Dallas area say they wouldn’t trade Nathaniel Kendrick, better known as “Mr. Kent,” for the world. The kindhearted crossing guard who watched over their kids at school for more than a decade, Kendrick recently retired from the Lakewood Elementary School, according to WFAA-TV. But his family has fallen on hard times as his wife’s health suffers. Amid their rising expenses, his car was repossessed. “My mother told me long before she passed, ‘Take care of your wife.’ So I try my best,” Kendrick said.
  • Transformed crib honors stillborn boy, comforts mother

    05/09/2014 11:29:49 AM PDT · by Dallas59 · 7 replies
    Fox 9 ^ | 5/8/2014 | Fox 9
    COKATO, Minn. (KMSP) - Losing a child at birth is a difficult loss on many levels, especially when it leaves a prepared nursery empty as a reminder -- but one grieving Cokato mother got an emotional surprise when her son's crib was re-purposed. For most of Valarie Watt's pregnancy, her son, Noah, was developing just fine. That all changed in the final few days. "All week, I knew," Watts reflected. "He wasn't moving as much. I was very nervous." His umbilical cord had become pinched in the womb, and Noah was stillborn last July. Even so, she wasn't ready to...
  • Sarah Palin: Obama's Relinquishing of America's Internet Control a 'Gift' to Dictators

    03/19/2014 7:53:12 PM PDT · by Nachum · 17 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 3/19/14 | Tony Lee
    Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin said even the biased mainstream media cannot justify the ultimate gift that President Barack Obama gave to authoritarian regimes and dictators around the world when he relinquished America's control of the Internet last Friday. Palin said that this "is nothing more than a gift to authoritarian regimes who seek to stifle the freedom the internet gives to voices around the world fighting for basic human rights. No amount of Obama/liberal media spin can justify this." "Evidently relinquishing America's control of the internet via our Icann control of domain names was what Obama meant when he...
  • White House’s Secret Santa gift: Extra day to sign up for Obamacare

    12/23/2013 1:39:23 PM PST · by Libloather · 22 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 12/23/13 | Tom Howell Jr.
    People hoping to gain health insurance through the new health care law by Jan. 1 now have an extra 24 hours to enroll, due to a quiet move by the Obama administration. Government officials and contractors tweaked some software to make sure that anyone who enrolled by 11:59 p.m. on Christmas Eve still would still obtain coverage by the dawn of the new year, and insisted the deadline — at least on paper — is still today. “We recognize that many have chosen to make their final decisions on today’s deadline and we are committed to making sure they can...
  • Faith is a Gift of God

    10/13/2013 6:23:35 PM PDT · by jodyel · 5 replies
    FAITH IS A GIFT OF GOD Fall flat before Christ, cast yourself upon him and rest upon him completely. He can support you for ever. Faith looks to Jesus Christ as he is indeed the Son of God, as he is indeed perfect, sinless, and true man. by Geoff Thomas By this phrase "faith in Jesus Christ" we are referring to a saving grace, whereby sinners receive and rest upon Christ alone for salvation, as he is offered to us in the gospel, and we are affirming that that faith is a gift of God. We are talking about a...