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  • Missing New Jersey family members found alive in Virginia

    12/29/2016 9:09:57 AM PST · by Lurkinanloomin · 37 replies
    Richmond Times Dispatch ^ | 12/29/2106 | AP
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A New Jersey woman and her 5-year-old great-granddaughter have been found alive in secluded woods in rural Virginia, apparently stranded there for days after disappearing on a holiday road trip, authorities said.
  • Now There Are Calls for Consent Before Kids Receive Hugs and Kisses from Grandma

    12/19/2016 7:36:58 AM PST · by Perseverando · 27 replies
    PJ Media ^ | December 15, 2016 | Walter Hudson
    Kids own their bodies, and must give consent before hugs and kisses from Grandma. That's an argument from Scary Mommy: Teaching children about consent is crucial, so why do some parents still insist their kids hug and kiss relatives even if they don’t want to? As consent and bodily autonomy become a bigger conversation, there are those speaking out about how we need to give children agency over their own bodies — even if it means turning down hugs from grandma and grandpa. The piece shares this meme found on social media: Katia Hetter taught her daughter an important lesson...
  • Rush Graphic, GOP Pushing Grandpa Uncle Sam Off a Cliff in a Wheelchair

    12/17/2015 5:09:11 PM PST · by CharlesOConnell · 7 replies
    EIB ^ | 12/17/2015
  • Hillary Clinton’s Truman Show Campaign

    04/11/2015 11:08:39 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 40 replies
    National Review ^ | 4/10/15 | Ian Tuttle
    If she can’t handle a kickoff speech, how could she handle the presidency? ....It’s hard to screw up a campaign launch. But Hillary Clinton might be about to do it....Clinton plans to announce her presidential campaign at noon on Sunday, en route to Iowa, “on Twitter . . . followed by a video and email announcement.” ...Why? Because for someone who has spent her life in public, Hillary Clinton is very bad in public. And her team knows it. .....For decades, Hillary Clinton has had her entire life scripted. She has existed in a world insulated by handlers and managers...
  • I’m overweight, and I hoard things: Hillary goes human in lead up to 2016 while showcasing herself

    02/25/2015 5:21:46 PM PST · by Libloather · 60 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 2/25/15 | Francesca Chambers
    I’m overweight, and I hoard things: Hillary goes human in lead up to 2016 while showcasing herself as a mom and grandma Hillary Clinton, who has in past had trouble talking about her wealth and life experiences, is intensifying an effort to humanize herself to likely voters. Clinton has increasingly made mention of her roles as both a mother and grandmother in remarks, framing her public policies in the context of the hardships she dealt with while raising only child Chelsea and the hopes and fears she has about the world her granddaughter Charlotte will inhabit. During a Tuesday speech...
  • WATCH: Grandma works the balance beam (Take a look seniors)

    05/02/2013 9:34:05 PM PDT · by Baynative · 18 replies
    Facebook, Schnitt Show ^ | 5/2/13 | Schnitt via facebook
    Take heart baby boomers, there's life in those aging bodies!
  • Teen Ejected from Vehicle, Driver Doesn’t Notice

    07/16/2012 8:20:37 PM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 6 replies
    kstp ^ | 7-16-12 | Jennie Olson
    The Minnesota State Patrol says a driver who bounced in and out of a highway ditch unknowingly lost her backseat passenger, who was ejected through a broken window. The patrol says the 72-year-old driver, Louise Ericksen, was driving southbound on Highway 72 in Beltrami County Sunday when her car strayed into the ditch, hit a sign and broke a back window. As the car bounced along the rough terrain, 15-year-old Kendall Ericksen was ejected out the broken window. The driver maneuvered her Impala back on the highway and continued southbound without realizing Kendall was missing.
  • Grandma Was So Pleased Other Drivers “Honked For Jesus” Even When She Missed A Green Light…

    04/18/2012 1:25:53 PM PDT · by sussex · 5 replies
    The Aged ^ | 18/04/12 | The Aged P
    The other day I went up to a local Christian bookstore and saw a “Honk If You Love Jesus“ car sticker. I was feeling particularly excited that day because I had just come from a thrilling choir performance, followed by a thunderous prayer meeting, so I bought the sticker and put it in the corner of my rear window. Am I glad I did! What an uplifting experience followed!
  • Pic:A bit of Grandma love..

    01/04/2012 6:46:54 AM PST · by sussex · 1 replies
    The Aged ^ | 04/01/12 | The Aged P
    A Bit Of Grandma Love always helps at the end of a long walk…
  • #OccupyDC Pushes Grandma Down Stairs, Grandma Hospitalized

    11/05/2011 10:36:08 PM PDT · by Nachum · 24 replies
    Pat Dollard ^ | 11/5/11 | Pat Dollard
    Occupy DC Protesters assaulted conservatives as they exited an Americans For Prosperity “Tribute to Ronald Reagan” dinner. 78 years old, rode 11 hrs on a bus from Detroit to attend the dinner, taken to hospital with multiple injuries.
  • Man accused of beating his slow-driving grandma

    10/24/2011 4:47:24 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 16 replies ^ | 10/24/11 | Vivian Ho
    Vittorio Vincent Valdez, a 27-year-old Half Moon Bay man, appeared in court last week for allegedly beating his grandmother for driving too slowly. According to the San Mateo County district attorney’s office, Valdez’s 82-year-old, 105-pound grandmother was driving him from Palo Alto to Half Moon Bay in her BMW on Sept. 24. Turns out he needed the ride because his license had been suspended due to a citation for driving under the influence. Shortly after reaching Half Moon Bay, Valdez allegedly started pounding on the dashboard and pushing his grandmother’s right leg down to get her to speed up. When...
  • In Sagging Economy, Grandmas-For-Hire Take Off

    09/24/2011 8:38:29 PM PDT · by blam · 26 replies
    The Fiscal Times ^ | 9-24-2011 | MAUREEN MACKEY
    In Sagging Economy, Grandmas-For-Hire Take Off By MAUREEN MACKEY, The Fiscal Times September 24, 2011Linda Terry, at age 63, is bucking economic trends by not only having full-time work she enjoys – but getting paid to do what life has taught her. In an economy that continues to see a national jobless rate of over 9 percent – and even higher rates in the West, which now has an unemployment rate of 10.6 percent, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics – Terry hasn’t had a problem finding work for more than two years. After signing up with an L.A.-based...
  • Let Me Write Your Script (Satire, or not)

    08/28/2011 3:54:27 PM PDT · by radioone · 4 replies
    Enter A New Life ^ | 8-28-11 | Asterling
    I'm not actively seeking scriptwriting or script doctoring contracts right now. However, I do have a few free moments to assist the opponents of Texas governor Rick Perry's campaign for U.S. president. Everyone knows that nearly all of the nearly 25 million residents of Texas are idiots, and the ones who aren't are outsiders forced to seek low-paying jobs at colleges or universities in the state. Studies like these make it clear that we can also afford to pay teachers more, eventually advancing them to the high salary and benefits they deserve. All we need to do is assess intellectual...
  • Cops: Lawrence man cut grandma’s throat, stole $20

    05/19/2011 9:32:11 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 18 replies · 1+ views
    Associated Press ^ | May 20, 2011
    LAWRENCE - A Lawrence man has been ordered held without bail after pleading not guilty to slashing his grandmother’s throat and robbing her of $20. Rouluis Felix was arraigned Wednesday in Lawrence District Court and faces a number of charges including armed robbery and assault and battery on a person over age 60. Police said that the 22-year-old attacked his 66-year-old grandmother last week at her Lawrence apartment.
  • New progressive ad: Paul Ryan literally pushes grandma off a cliff (It's come to this)

    05/18/2011 8:01:59 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies · 1+ views
    Hotair ^ | 05/18/2011 | Allahpundit
    Via the Weekly Standard, we’ve joked about this sort of liberal messaging before but I honestly didn’t think we’d see it. Surely, after years and years of leftist whinging about “the politics of fear,” they wouldn’t resort to imagery of Republicans actually killing frail old ladies.And yet here we are.Philip Klein, who’s more in touch with economic reality than the authors of this spot, wonders when we’ll see an ad showing granny pushing kids off a cliff as an homage to the unsustainability of Boomer-heavy Medicare rolls. Would that ad be accurate, though? Young adults are famously pro-Obama; they’re inviting...
  • He Means You, Grandma - Ed Schultz Denigrates Elderly as 'the Almost Dead'

    04/06/2011 6:01:36 PM PDT · by Nachum · 6 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 4.6.11 | Jack Coleman
    That's OK, he wasn't planning on any speaking gigs from AARP anyway. As is his wont, libtalker Ed Schultz revealed his underlying opinion on a specific subject without even being aware he was doing it, this time on senior citizens. Here's Schultz on his radio show yesterday with his warped take on elders, after initially referring to Republicans' proposed budget plan calling for broad spending cuts over the next decade (audio) -- The path that the Republicans are taking to achieve this is what we call in the media, what I've called in the media for a long time, a...
  • Ghost Ridin' Grandma

    12/27/2010 9:48:11 AM PST · by GILTN1stborn · 4 replies · 1+ views
    YouTube ^ | July 15, 2007 | bsmiles86
    Not a new video, but I thought it was funny and worth sharing. Seems like young folks have a hard time coming up with anything new that an older generation does try or take over. Like Facebook.
  • Yes....there is a Santa Claus!

    12/23/2010 11:04:26 AM PST · by bareford101 · 4 replies · 1+ views
    self | Dec.23, 2010 | self
    Yes..........................................................there is a Santa Claus! I remember my first Christmas adventure with Grandma.. I was just a kid. I remember tearing across town on my bike to visit her. On the way, my big sister dropped the bomb: "There is no Santa Claus," she jeered. "Even dummies know that!" My Grandma was not the gushy kind, never had been. I fled to her that day because I knew she would be straight with me. I knew Grandma always told the truth, and I knew that the truth always went down a whole lot easier when swallowed with one of her...
  • ‘Grandma’ Singer Dr. Elmo Is Having The Last Laugh

    12/01/2010 11:19:40 AM PST · by raccoonradio · 91 replies · 27+ views ^ | 11/23/10 | Phyllis Stark
    Last December, Stark Country took a poll of country music and radio execs and asked them to name their most cringeworthy Christmas song. The hands-down winner was the 30-year-old classic “Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer” by Elmo & Patsy. Our readers’ comments about the song were unmerciful. NRG Media director of programming Jeff Winfield said, “Elmo & Patsy deserve a special place in hell.” Nine North Records president Larry Pareigis was especially colorful, calling the song “the bullet train of musical suck” and saying, “Elmo & Patsy is a flat-ass run to the finish line of recorded Christmas...
  • Obama's grandma (Sarah Omar) 'prays for him to convert to Islam' during Mecca visit

    11/28/2010 3:20:32 PM PST · by Libloather · 23 replies
    New Kerala ^ | 11/26/10
    Obama's grandma 'prays for him to convert to Islam' during Mecca visit London, Nov 26 : US President Barack Obama's grandmother has admitted praying for him to convert to Islam while she was on a pilgrimage to Mecca. Obama, whose middle name is Hussein, has always maintained he is a 'committed Christian'. But the news of his grandmother Sarah Omar's wish to convert to Islam follows a poll, which found one in five believes he is a Muslim. During her visit, she reportedly told a Saudi newspaper, "I prayed for my grandson Barack to convert to Islam," reports the Daily...