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  • 62 year-old ‘Peace Mother’ sentenced to 8 years in Turkey (Erdogan's Insanity)

    02/08/2017 4:12:04 AM PST · by Texas Fossil · 14 replies
    KOM News ^ | 28 January 2017 | non stated
    62 year-old ‘Peace Mother’ sentenced to 8 years in Turkey 28 January 2017 10:26 Sultan Azboy, member of Peace Mothers Movement Sultan Azboy, a member of the ‘Peace Mothers’, has been sentenced to eight years and nine months in prison for allegedly being a member of an illegal organisation.Sultan Azboy reacted to the decision and said, “I stand for peace and they call me a terrorist. I didn’t take up arms against anyone. I didn’t shoot anyone. I am a peace mother. I am 62 years old and they have sentenced me just for participating in protests for peace. I will continue my...
  • Woman Arrested for Whipping Great-GrandDaughter With Switch

    06/30/2016 10:43:43 AM PDT · by Ketill Frostbeard · 87 replies
    ABC7Chicago.com ^ | June 30, 2016 | ABC7 Staff
    An Arkansas woman was taken to jail for using a switch on her great-granddaughter, who she says was misbehaving. Police say the girl has visible welts on her arm. Norma Toussaint, 70, says she's not a bad person, but says she did pull a switch off her front hedges, stripped the leaves and used it to punish her 12-year-old great-granddaughter. "I went back in the house and whooped her on her arm," Toussaint said. Upset, the girl threatened to dial 911. "I asked, I said, 'You want to call the police on me?' And she said, 'Yes.' I said, 'Call...
  • Grandmother dies after being shoved to ground in Chinatown altercation

    07/10/2015 5:26:05 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 42 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | July 10, 2015 | Marie Szaniszlo
    A “Ghostbusters” cameraman helped police track down a woman who police said pushed a 72-year-old grandmother to the ground in Chinatown, leaving her with a fatal head injury. The attack took place about 7:30 a.m. Wednesday at Essex and Chauncy streets, where a scene from the remake of the hit movie was being shot. Tajanetta Downing, 24, of 
Jamaica Plain later told officers she was crossing the street when an elderly woman bumped into her, police said.
  • Two More Women are Accusing Bill Cosby of Assault

    11/22/2014 3:33:37 PM PST · by CorporateStepsister · 106 replies
    The Daily Mail | November 22, 2014 | Corporate Stepsister
    Now two more women are coming out, accusing him, making it now up to seventeen women who have come out against him. 1) "Former comedy club manager claims Cosby gave her a Quaalude... and hours later woke up naked in his friend's bed" Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2845640/He-said-little-strong-Former-comedy-club-manager-claims-Cosby-gave-sedative-Quaalude-complained-migraine-hours-later-woke-naked-friend-s-bed.html#ixzz3JqLtCwem Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook 2) "Grandmother is latest to accuse Cosby: Former talent agent says the comedian 'drugged and attacked her during a party at his home while his wife was out of town'" Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2845566/New-Hampshire-grandmother-latest-woman-accuse-Bill-Cosby-drugging-assaulting-inviting-party-comedian-s-wife-town.html#ixzz3JqM4vklY Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook
  • Hillary Clinton on Grandmotherhood: "I Highly Recommend It!"

    10/03/2014 6:47:18 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 40 replies
    NBC New York ^ | October 2, 2014
    Thousands waited hours in the sun to see Former First Lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Thursday in South Florida. Clinton was signing copies of her new book "Hard Choices" at Books & Books at 265 Aragon Ave. in Coral Gables. There, she spoke about her book and about becoming a grandmother just a few days ago, saying, "I highly recommend it!"
  • Florida Grandmother Kills 6-year-old Grandson

    08/07/2014 3:35:20 PM PDT · by informavoracious · 35 replies
    Killearn Lakes, Fla. -- Mason Rhinehart and his brother were playing video games in their Killearn Lakes Plantation home Tuesday morning when their grandmother, Martha White, interrupted to say she had a surprise for them. White, 63, who had been babysitting the boys, then took 6-year-old Mason into the bathroom and locked the door behind her, a probable cause affidavit said. Mason's brother, age 8, heard him start to cry from behind the door and say, "I don't want to die, please don't kill me." The boy said he tried to get in the bathroom, but could not. He then...
  • Obama Diminishes Grandmother's Accomplishments In Austin Speech

    07/15/2014 2:21:45 AM PDT · by BradyLS · 28 replies
    Whitehouse.gov Press Office ^ | July 15, 2014 | BradyLS
    I listened to part of the President's speech at the Paramount Theater in Austin, Texas, given last Thursday (July 10, 2014) on the radio as I drove to Lockhart. One part of his speech leapt out at me and I haven't heard or read of anyone commenting on this particular quote. "When I think about equal pay, I think about my grandmother working her way up at a bank with nothing but a high school education and becoming the vice president of the bank, but always being kind of passed over for the next stage by men who were less...
  • Goodbye Shirley Temple “The Littlest Rebel”

    02/22/2014 11:52:37 AM PST · by BigReb555 · 18 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | February 22, 2014 | Calvin Johnson
    Shirley Temple was an actor, a diplomat, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and wife for fifty-five years to the late Charles Alden Black.
  • Bill says Hillary would rather be grandmother than the president

    09/24/2013 9:43:37 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 60 replies
    The Hill ^ | September 24, 2013 | Rebecca Shabad
    Former President Bill Clinton says his wife would rather be a grandmother than president. In an interview on “CBS This Morning” Tuesday, anchor Charlie Rose asked the 41st president which role Hillary Clinton would prefer taking on. “If you ask her, I think she’d say grandmother. But I have found it best not to discuss that issue,” he said with a laugh. The Clintons' only daughter, Chelsea, is married but does not have any children. “My goal is to live to be a grandfather. The rest of it is out of my hands,” Clinton said. With three years until the...
  • Grandmother held without bail as family recalls slain girl as smart, outgoing

    07/14/2013 3:54:44 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 29 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | July 14, 2013 | Rosemary Regina Sobol and Geoff Ziezulewicz
    Relatives recall Gizzell Kiara Ford as a smart, mature and respectful 8-year-old girl. Prosecutors said today her grandmother, Helen M. Ford, 51, of the 5200 block of West Adams Street, inflicted so many injuries on the girl over a long enough period and neglected her so badly that before she died Friday, Gizzell had maggots living in a head injury that had spread to another part of her scalp.
  • Teen pleads guilty to killing 92-year-old neighbor (15 yo black male kills 92 yo white woman)

    04/18/2012 6:47:49 AM PDT · by Second Amendment First · 73 replies
    Washington Post ^ | April 17, 2012
    A Forestville teenager pleaded guilty Tuesday to fatally stabbing a 92-year-old neighbor who had acted like a grandmother to him and then making off with her credit card and cash last summer, authorities said. William Fitts, 16, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder, first-degree burglary and theft in the killing in August of Thelma Steele, authorities said. Prosecutors said that Fitts stabbed Steele several times with a pocketknife after the two argued about family issues and that he then left her for dead on the couch in her home. Her body was not discovered for several days, after Fitts’s family became...
  • Child calls 911, saves grandmother (great video of the 3-year-old)

    03/02/2012 7:40:19 PM PST · by doug from upland · 2 replies
    WATCH THE HEARTWARMING VIDEO
  • President Obama's Grandmother Recovering After Car Accident

    02/06/2012 8:28:00 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 31 replies
    ABC News ^ | February 6, 2012 | Bazi Kanani
    President Barack Obama's grandmother, Sarah Obama, is home recovering from an accident that, judging by the condition of the vehicle, could have been much worse. "God is with me, because if you could have seen the wreckage that we came out of safe, one would wonder," Sarah Obama said Monday.
  • Inspiration always has an intersting source...(VANITY)

    01/17/2012 4:20:55 PM PST · by stevie_d_64 · 3 replies
    January 17th, 2012 | self
    There are times in one’s life that a person is inspired to write down recollections, experiences and events in their lives, when someone who was behind a lot of your recollections, experiences and events passes away… My grandmother, Gertrude Payne Williams passed away this afternoon in Tyler, Texas after almost 97 years on this earth…I was the first of 9 grandchildren who was to be rightfully subjected to a realistic and conservative counsel, that is now complete…We will not have her wit, her drive and her wisdom to counsel us anymore…What we have is what we take for the rest...
  • 85-year-old woman may sue TSA after being strip searched at JFK Airport

    12/03/2011 6:45:38 PM PST · by Texas Fossil · 71 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | December 2 2011, 9:36 PM | Nicholas Hirshon
    An 85-year-old Long Island grandmother says she plans to sue the TSA after a humiliating strip search on Tuesday by agents at JFK Airport. Lenore Zimmerman, who lives in Long Beach, says she was on her way to a 1 p.m. flight to Fort Lauderdale when security whisked her to a private room and took off her clothes. “I walk with a walker — I really look like a terrorist,” she said sarcastically. “I’m tiny. I weigh 110 pounds, 107 without clothes, and I was strip-searched.” TSA spokeswoman Lisa Farbstein said a review of closed circuit TV footage from the...
  • Gun-Toting Granny Stops Robber(TX)

    10/07/2011 11:37:41 AM PDT · by marktwain · 6 replies
    myfoxdfw.com ^ | 26 September, 2011 | Brandon Todd
    FORT WORTH, Texas - Police said a suspected robber on the run took one look at a Fort Worth grandmother with a gun in her hand and gave himself right up. Lake Worth police had been chasing two brothers into Fort Worth when they bailed out of their car near Interstate 30 and Hulen Street. One brother ran into a neighborhood and chose some bushes to hide behind. He chose poorly. Cindy Irving came out of her house armed and ready with her 357 six shooter in hand. “We were looking down towards that way and he was up underneath...
  • Newest and Littlest Freeper!

    10/04/2011 4:58:45 AM PDT · by Jemian · 39 replies
    My son and his wife | October 4, 2011 | God
    Introducing the newest and bestest, little Freeperette! Piper was born early this morning at 7 minutes past midnight, weighing in at 7 pounds, 15 ounces and is 21 inches. She was born to Freeper Jemian's Terror and his wife.Please pray God's richest blessings in her life and that from her earliest conciousness she will be looking to Jesus for her salvation. Please pray that she will be filled with joy and goodness, strength and stedfastness. Pray for her parents, too, that they will continually walk with God and be filled with wisdom as they raise Piper in the nurture and...
  • Great-Grandmother Charged With Murder In Shooting Death

    08/31/2011 2:52:12 PM PDT · by Morgana · 13 replies
    NEW ALBANY, Ind. -- A 75-year-old grandmother has been indicted on murder charges and faces the possibility of spending the rest of her life behind bars. Nettie Luckett is accused of killing Douglas Randolph, her 49-year-old son-in-law. Police and the Floyd County prosecutor admit this is an unusual case, but they say it's not the age that matters -- it's the act. "The cause of death was a gunshot wound from a .38 caliber handgun," said Floyd County Prosecutor Keith Henderson. "Two shots were fired." "Nettie is a grandmother, a great-grandmother and aunt," said Luckett's daughter, Crystal Moss. "She's a...
  • Honk For Grandma??????

    08/14/2011 12:54:22 PM PDT · by kevinaw2 · 15 replies
    Ward World ^ | 08/14/2011 | Kevin A Ward
    I stopped in at "Big Papa's Pit" in Tampa for some barbeque and Earl the manager showed a picture he had been sent. I just have to share it. This was on 275 in Tampa
  • Meet Ernestine Shepherd, The World's Oldest Bodybuilder

    06/29/2011 7:59:38 PM PDT · by TheDingoAteMyBaby · 15 replies
    The Post Game ^ | June 3, 2011 | Andy Wasif
    Recently, I had the privilege to sit down with Ernestine Shepherd at the Book Expo of America in New York City. As we converse, Expo attendees walk by and stare in awe. I look up to scold them, "Please, stop staring. I'm only a man, just like any other man!" I shout. Then I realize their attentions are directed at Ernestine. For you see, to be 5-5 and 120 pounds with less than 10 percent body fat and a bench press of 150 pounds is very impressive as far as virile, young women go. But in a day and age...