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  • All Things Prepping, Simple Living, Back to the Basics [Survival Today, an on going thread]

    02/26/2018 12:12:20 PM PST · by CottonBall · 920 replies
    vanity | 2/26/18 | CottonBall
    I’ve been missing the vast amount of information on prepping, survival, camping, simple cooking, the old ways of doing just about everything – all the things nw_arizona_granny knew so much about and shared with us, along with numerous other posters with a vast array of skills and knowledge. We have our various related-threads here, a recipe thread, a gardening thread, and even a prepper thread. They are all great and I don’t mean to take anything away from those and the hard work their owners put in. But I was missing a place to talk about ALL those things, to...
  • Warren denies using Native American claim to advance career

    02/14/2018 11:32:56 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 39 replies
    CNBC "News" ^ | February 14, 2018 | by Associated Press
    Sen. Elizabeth Warren says President Donald Trump disrespects Native Americans by referring to her as "Pocahontas," and she says that while she's not enrolled in any tribe, "I never used my family tree to get a break or ... advance my career." Warren says her parents married in Oklahoma in 1932, and that "the story they lived will always be a part of me. And no one — not even the president of the United States — will ever take that part of me away." Trump frequently refers to Warren as "Pocahontas" to mock the Democrat's claims about being part...
  • Dem Senator: “Granny” will be “dragged out of her apartment” under Trump immigration policy

    02/22/2017 7:07:54 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 74 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Poor granny! In 2012, Dems portrayed Paul Ryan pushing her over a cliff. The Dems have now hauled granny back up, but only for purposes of having her dragged out of her apartment by ICE agents enforcing President Trump’s new deportation guidelines. Interviewed by Chris Cuomo on CNN this morning, Dem Senator Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island twice invoked the image, once speaking of “grandma” worrying “that somebody’s going to come up the stairs and pull her out of her apartment.” Later, Whitehouse fretted that the relationship of law enforcement with communities could be harmed because “somebody’s granny got dragged...
  • 90-year-old woman told to remove blouse and bra during TSA search

    10/29/2015 7:41:35 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 29 replies
    News 7 ^ | October 28, 2015 | News 7
    PORTLAND, OR -- The TSA says it's investigating an incident where a 90-year-old woman was forced to strip after setting off body scanners. Alan Charney told ABC affiliate KATU-TV that his mother Harriette went through the full body scanner at Portland International Airport when the alarm went off. TSA agents quickly pulled her aside. "It was obvious they were going into a search," Charney said. "But I presumed they were just going to sort of pat her down."
  • Grannyball Lecter: Woman ripper, 68, murdered, chopped up and ate 14 victims

    08/05/2015 5:15:31 PM PDT · by GoneSalt · 28 replies
    Daily Star ^ | 8/5/2015 | Jeff Farrell
    Tamara Samsonova, 68, is suspected of sawing off their heads and limbs and gouging out their lungs. The pensioner – likened to the fictional cannibal Hannibal Lecter – was arrested this week over the murder of her friend Valentina Ulanova, 79. She was spotted on CCTV footage carrying Ulanova’s body parts in a black plastic bag. Police then found Ulanova’s decapitated corpse in a nearby pond They believe she drugged her victim and cut her up while she was still alive after a row over dirty tea cups. But officers who raided her flat in St Petersburg, Russia, discovered diaries...
  • Elizabeth Warren endorses Tierney

    09/10/2014 3:09:55 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 26 replies
    The Hill ^ | June 16, 2014 | Abby Smith
    Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is lending a hand to Rep. John Tierney (D-Mass.) in his Democratic primary campaign. The liberal icon and freshman senator endorsed Tierney at an event in Salem on Monday, adding her name to a long list of other Democrats who are backing the nine-term lawmaker ahead of his competitive contest. “Congressman Tierney is a tireless champion for Massachusetts families,” Warren said in a statement. “We need to send him back to Washington so he can continue fighting for a level playing field for working families.”
  • The 'Beverly Hillbillies' at 50 -- how would Jethro vote in 2012?

    09/26/2012 8:17:21 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 66 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 26, 2012 | Robert Thompson
    Fifty years ago today CBS introduced a new TV series that sharply divided American cultural opinion. Critics and intellectuals hated it, and it became for them a symbol of how far television had fallen since the so-called “golden age” of live, New York-based programs in the early days of the medium. Most everybody else felt differently, however. The show became an instant hit of mammoth proportions. It spent its first two seasons at the very top of the Nielsen ratings. At its peak, it was being watched by 60 million viewers per week. As late as 1982, eleven years after...
  • Wanna pic with Hussein's Kenyan step-"Granny"? Please, bring a goat... (Dinesh D'Souza 2016 film)

    08/08/2012 7:35:52 PM PDT · by Libloather · 11 replies
    Laura Ingraham ^ | 8/07/12 | Dinesh D'Souza
    Wanna pic with Hussein's Kenyan step-"Granny"? Please, bring a goat... Great audio from today's radio show. Hussein's step-brother - #8 from a fourth wife - fegetaboudit. He'll live in that 6 foot by 10 foot hut forever. (Ahem, the war on the poor?) And Hussein's grandfather wedded five times - as far as we know.
  • Boston Globe: Documents “raise further questions” about Warren’s story on ancestry

    05/25/2012 9:07:00 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 27 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 5/25/12 | Ed Morrissey
    Elizabeth Warren might have hoped to scare off more media inquiries into her claims of Native American ancestry as a career boost yesterday, but today’s front page of the Boston Globe makes it clear the problem isn’t going away — and in fact might get worse. Warren has insisted that she only cited her supposed Cherokee ancestry once at Harvard to meet others like herself, even though there is no evidence she took steps to socialize among other Native Americans at Harvard. A Globe review of documentation suggests that Harvard and/or Warren repeatedly made those claims, and that even if...
  • Elderly Woman Asked To Remove Adult Diaper during TSA search

    06/27/2011 3:39:35 AM PDT · by punditwannabe · 20 replies
    News Herald ^ | June 25, 2011 | Lauren Sage Reinlie
  • Prayers for NW_Arizona_Granny [update at #105]

    03/01/2011 4:59:09 PM PST · by Velveeta · 128 replies
    Freeper Prayers ^ | 3/1/2011 | Velveeta
    Requesting prayers for our dear FReeper FRiend NW ARIZONA GRANNY Please pray for healing for her lungs, eyesight and general overall health.
  • Grandmother Arrested After Slapping Granddaughter for Cursing at Her

    05/04/2010 7:55:03 AM PDT · by Mind Freed · 41 replies · 1,019+ views
    <p>Florida -- reports that Theresa Collier, a 73-year-old grandmother was arrested last week for slapping her 18-year-old granddaughter who was swearing at her.</p> <p>Collier says she allowed her 18-year-old granddaughter, Felicia Collier, who had just gotten kicked out of Catholic school and is now enrolled in online classes, to use her computer to do homework. Felicia was kicked out for cursing at a nun, explained Collier.</p>
  • Great granny! Clerk, 91, battles thug

    03/16/2010 8:09:10 AM PDT · by DFG · 12 replies · 705+ views
    New York Post ^ | 03/12/10 | SELIM ALGAR and ED ROBINSON
    A feisty 91-year-old Long Island pharmacy cashier fought with a robber -- then insisted on finishing her work shift. "I want him to get caught because I want to smack him," said Florence Critelli after completing her day's work at the Rite Aid Pharmacy in East Northport. Critelli was behind the register just before 11 a.m. when a man gave her a dollar for a candy bar. When she opened the register to get his change, the thief reached over and helped himself to a handful of cash. Critelli leaped into action.
  • Great-grandmother who shot robber says 'God was with me' (hotel invasion)

    10/23/2009 10:36:47 AM PDT · by Stand Watch Listen · 31 replies · 1,748+ views
    THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH ^ | October 23, 2009 | John Futty
    When an armed robber barged into a North Side motel room Wednesday night and ordered the six people there to the floor, he put a 70-year-old woman closer to her handgun. The great-grandmother knelt between the beds, reached into her purse on the floor and pulled out her .357 Magnum pistol. She fired one shot at the robber, who staggered from the room, collapsed in the parking lot and died. "It's a wonder she didn't shoot us all," said her 51-year-old son, who was preparing to hand over his cash when he heard the gunshot. "She's the worst shot in...
  • Weekly Roundup - Living On Nothing Edition [Survival Today - an On going Thread #3]

    07/24/2009 3:37:21 AM PDT · by nw_arizona_granny · 10,032 replies · 68,111+ views
    Frugal Dad .com ^ | July 23, 2009 | Frugal Dad
    Weekly Roundup - Living On Nothing Edition Category: Roundups | Comments(15) Did you hear about the guy that lives on nothing? No seriously, he lives on zero dollars a day. Meet Daniel Suelo, who lives in a cave outside Moab, Utah. Suelo has no mortgage, no car payment, no debt of any kind. He also has no home, no car, no television, and absolutely no “creature comforts.” But he does have a lot of creatures, as in the mice and bugs that scurry about the cave floor he’s called home for the last three years. To us, Suelo probably sounds...
  • Record Breaking Granny: 1,400 Relatives

    09/22/2009 10:25:52 AM PDT · by rawhide · 16 replies · 599+ views
    ABCNews ^ | 9-22-09 | ABC's Simon McGregor-Wood reports from Jerusalem:
    Rachel Krishevsky was 19 when she married her cousin Yitzik from within the ultra orthodox Haredi community in Jerusalem. The young couple then set about following the Jewish commandment to be “fruitful and multiply.” And they certainly succeeded. By the time she passed away last Saturday in Jerusalem aged 99, Rachel had according to her family, no less than 1,400 children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and even great-great-grandchildren. She and her husband had seven boys and four daughters. Among the ultra orthodox jewish community large families are seen as a blessing. Each of their 11 children followed in Rachel’s footsteps, resulting...
  • Granny Pulls the Plug on Obama (the rookie Hussein will support Senate Finance Committee compromise)

    08/17/2009 5:39:58 PM PDT · by Libloather · 4 replies · 553+ views
    Washington Examiner ^ | 8/13/09 | Chris Stirewalt
    Granny Pulls the Plug on ObamaBy: Chris Stirewalt Political Editor 08/13/09 8:46 AM EDT Obama Injects Himself Into Health Talks, Despite Risks Writer David Kirkpatrick confirmed from sources what many have understood for months – that the White House will support a compromise health plan being crafted in the Senate Finance Committee, even though it lacks the public option the president has repeatedly demanded. Health lobbyists and Capitol Hill insiders told Kirkpatrick that the White House has been a shadow negotiator in the ongoing talks in Sen. Max Baucus’ offices, while letting the rest of the process work itself out....
  • Obama Invokes Grandmother's Death in Town Hall

    08/15/2009 10:31:02 PM PDT · by nmh · 34 replies · 1,106+ views
    Fox News ^ | Saturday August 15, 2009 | AP
    Home Obama Invokes Grandmother's Death in Town Hall President talks about death of his grandmother as he pushed for an overhaul of the nation's health care system. AP Saturday, August 15, 2009 9 x in order to recommend a story, you must login or register. 34 Comments | Add Comment ShareThisPEOPLE WHO READ THIS ALSO READ Obama Takes Health Care Push to Colorado 27168900 Strange Bedfellows? Industry Groups Join In Effort to Push Health Care Reform 27107330 Obama Hosts Town Hall in Independent New Hampshire 27085458 Obama's Push for Health Care Reform May Use Up His Political Capital 27169508 Obama:...
  • How House Bill Runs Over Grandma

    07/31/2009 5:11:12 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 75 replies · 3,485+ views
    IBD Editorials ^ | July 31, 2009 | INVESTORS BUSINESS DAILY Staff
    Rationing: In the recesses of the House health care "reform" bill is a provision for end-of-life counseling for seniors. Don't worry, granny, they're from the government and they're here to help.At a town hall meeting at AARP headquarters in Washington, D.C., President Obama was asked by a woman from North Carolina if it was true "that everyone that's Medicare age will be visited and told they have to decide how they wish to die." At first, the president joked that not enough government workers existed to ask the elderly how they wanted to die. The idea, he said, was to...

    07/14/2009 12:36:29 PM PDT · by ELDORADO69 · 7 replies · 275+ views
    07-14-09 | Keith
    Hello all, Just a short update & a praise report. Granny is still in the hospital and doing much better. The doctor said that he expects her to go back to rehab in a couple of days. This is due to all you out there that has been so kind as to pray. Please continue to pray that Granny will continue to progress & that no more strokes will plauge her. Pray that God will put his hand on her heart & protect her. Pray also for my family that we will not give up hope. Praise God!!