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  • Pelosi Continues to Rip Tax Reform: Wage Increases and Bonuses Are ‘Crumbs,’ ‘So Pathetic’

    01/11/2018 11:51:21 AM PST · by Red Badger · 54 replies ^ | January 11, 2018 1:46 pm | BY: Cameron Cawthorne
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) on Thursday continued to slam the recently passed Republican tax reform bill, calling the wage increases and bonuses "crumbs" during her weekly press briefing. Walmart was the most recent company to announce a wage increase and bonuses as a result of the sweeping legislation, which included a slashing of the corporate tax rate from 35 to 21 percent. "A number of companies are attributing the tax bill for being able to give higher wages to their employees as well as being able to give a number of bonuses to their employees. How do...
  • Squirrel responsible for damaging Christmas lights in New Jersey town

    12/05/2017 6:32:12 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 14 replies
    Fox News ^ | Dec 5, 2017 | Travis Fedschun
    Squirrel responsible for damaging Christmas lights in New Jersey to A New Jersey town’s search for the vandal who damaged a popular Christmas lights display came to an end Saturday when officials discovered the Grinch was actually a medium-sized rodent. Officials in Sea Girt, 65 miles south of New York City, spent the past week scrambling to replace the display’s severed wires in time for the borough's annual tree lighting on Friday, WNBC-TV reported. The morning after the ceremony, the Sea Girt Police Department said it caught the vandal in the act, posting photos on social media of a squirrel...
  • ‘How The Grinch Stole Christmas!’ is 50 Years Old Today—And It’s Still Great

    12/25/2016 12:43:29 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 9 replies
    Cartoon Brew ^ | 12/18/2016 | Amid Amidi
    Chuck Jones’ animated adaptation of Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! turns 50 years old today, having first premiered on CBS on December 18, 1966. Though the MGM project was based on a popular children’s book by Dr. Seuss, it was Jones who led the push to make it happen. After convincing Dr. Seuss that he could create an animated adaptation, Jones created color presentation boards and shopped them around to corporate sponsors. Jones made over 20 presentations, including to companies like Kellogg’s and Nestle, but wasn’t able to convince anyone to fund the expensive project. Finally, an organization...
  • Woman Accused Of Stealing Christmas Decorations Speaks Out

    12/26/2014 8:56:45 AM PST · by Morgana · 104 replies
    KKTV ^ | Dec 25, 2014 | KKTV
    A married couple allegedly took on the role of "Grinch" this Christmas season and stole Christmas displays from dozens of Colorado Springs families. Jeremy Lewallen, 18, and his 42-year-old wife Carrie Carley were arrested Dec. 19. Police say they used the displays they swiped to decorate their own yard. According to the arrest affidavit obtained by 11 News, a neighbor who had his decorations stolen was driving around his neighborhood when he spotted a very familiar looking Christmas display in the suspects' front yard. Police served a search warrant there and allegedly found, in the words of one of the...
  • Real-life grinch: Woman caught on camera stealing a Christmas tree

    12/24/2013 5:32:31 PM PST · by Morgana · 3 replies
    mail online ^ | Amanda Williams
    FULL TITLE: Real-life grinch: Woman caught on camera stealing a Christmas tree from a CARE HOME for vulnerable people A woman has been caught on CCTV allegedly stealing a Christmas tree from a care home. Police are searching for the 'callous' woman who was captured on camera walking into sheltered accommodation for vulnerable adults in Camberwell, south-east London. She was caught on CCTV on the evening of December 16 after she had pretended to be visiting someone who did not know her. Scroll down for video
  • Hollywood should make this movie about the story of Obamacare

    11/22/2013 10:15:55 AM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 7 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 11-22-13 | The Looking Spoon
    I know, I know...they'll never do it, I'm just sayin'.

    12/22/2012 3:16:53 PM PST · by Syncro · 15 replies
    Move America Forward ^ | Dec 17, 20112 | Danny Gonzalez
    HELP!! SOMEONE STOLE FROM THE TROOPS! Friends, we have some tough news to break. As horrible as it sounds, there are people out there who are willing to steal from the troops. Last night, just before a big shipment was planned to go out, some criminal broke the lock to the location where we were storing about 400 care packages. The thieves didn't take them all, but they stole about $5,000 worth of packages that were meant for the troops in Afghanistan. You have to ask yourself, what kind of a heartless person would steal from a non-profit organization...
  • The Grinch of 2012/2013 and the Theft of a Nation’s Spirit

    12/05/2012 3:53:06 AM PST · by Cocoa2012 · 1 replies
    Family Security Matters ^ | 12-5-2012 | Cynthia E. Ayers
    Someone who sounds a great deal like Santa says that things are fine – there’s nothing to see here – go to bed and dream of food stamps and welfare while the fruits of someone else’s labor is whisked away in the dark of night.
  • Obama The Grinch

    11/30/2012 10:14:15 AM PST · by The Looking Spoon
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 11-30-12 | The Looking Spoon
  • Toronto nativity scene vandalized for fifth time in six years

    11/29/2012 2:29:11 PM PST · by Morgana · 3 replies
    lsn ^ | 11.29.2012 | Thaddeus Baklinski
    News Print Article | Email Friend | Reprint Permissions Toronto nativity scene vandalized for fifth time in six years by Thaddeus Baklinski Thu Nov 29, 2012 13:45 EST Comments (1) Tags: anti-christian bias, nativity, toronto TORONTO, November 29, 2012, ( - Vandals in Toronto attacked and damaged the nativity scene placed in front of Toronto’s Old City Hall courthouse by Gethsemane Ministries, a Catholic lay movement. Suresh Dominic, founder and head of Gethsemane Ministries, told that the display had been set up on Sunday, but on Wednesday morning it they discovered that someone had smashed the plexiglass window of...
  • Servicewoman told DUI cost her a Christmas call from Obama

    01/08/2012 8:46:19 AM PST · by Hoodat · 49 replies
    Tampa Bay Times (via Charlotte Observer) ^ | 8 Jan 2012 | Jodie Tillman
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. Only 10 military service members get personal Christmas Day phone calls from President Barack Obama. Last month, Coast Guard Petty Officer Golda Payne learned she would be one of them. Payne, a 25-year-old Tampa native stationed in Kuwait, couldn't wait. She researched the Obama family. She planned to keep things "light," maybe ask about the family dog and tell him about her bulldog puppy. She gave an interview to the Coast Guard newspaper. But Christmas came, and Obama never called. Two days later, Payne said her officers told her this was why: The White House had run...
  • Apology follows email referring to Michelle Obama as ‘Mrs. YoMama’

    01/06/2012 7:27:14 AM PST · by Zakeet · 18 replies
    Chicago Sun Times ^ | January 6, 2012
    Kansas House Speaker Mike O’Neal apologized Thursday for forwarding an email poking fun at first lady Michelle Obama and referring to her as “Mrs. YoMama.” The Lawrence Journal-World reported Thursday that O’Neal, a Hutchinson Republican, sent the email from his personal account. The email also had a photo comparing Mrs. Obama to the Grinch and the subject line, “Twins separated at birth?” The photo has been circulating on the Internet and shows Mrs. Obama’s hair being swept by the wind, recalling a drawing of the fictional Dr. Seuss character from the classic Christmas cartoon. In forwarding the email, O’Neal joked...
  • In Pitman (NJ), controversial Christmas banner polarizes Gloucester County borough

    12/20/2011 5:37:02 PM PST · by Coleus · 15 replies
    star ledger ^ | 12.16.11
    The big black letters on the water tower that looms over this small South Jersey town announce “Everybody likes Pitman.” Except that someone doesn’t. Or so say many of the borough’s residents. Located just 17 miles southeast of Philadelphia, the Gloucester County town has the rural feel of fictional Bedford Falls in “It’s a Wonderful Life” — the kind of town where the barber shop is called just that in a window sign and has a working barber pole spinning out front. There is no snow on the ground, but wreaths encircle lamp posts like halos, the marquee in front...
  • How The Democrats Stole Christmas

    12/20/2011 2:27:33 AM PST · by Mark Mayberry · 3 replies
    Truth About Bills ^ | 12/19/2011 | Mark Mayberry
    “Every Who down in Whoville liked Christmas a lot, But the Grinch who lived just North of Whoville did not” Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas. This classic tale of Christmas theft is well loved by children and adults around the world.  Who knew that today it would ring true in life. Now the story reads, Every American down in Americaville liked jobs a lot but the Democrats who lived in Washington, D.C. did not. This tale is far from classic but not far from truth.  A series of policies from the current administration and congress have ruined jobs and...
  • How the Grinch Stole Christmas .... AGAIN...2011

    11/30/2011 8:48:32 AM PST · by 47samurai · 5 replies
    RadioActive with Steve Mitton ^ | 11-30-2011 | Steve Mitton
  • RI Governor Insists On 'Holiday Tree'

    11/29/2011 7:21:22 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 21 replies · 1+ views
    NewsCore ^ | Nov. 29, 2011
    (NewsCore) - A Rhode Island lawmaker is calling Gov. Lincoln Chafee "Governor Grinch" for defying politicians and deciding that the state would have a "holiday tree" instead of a "Christmas tree." The governor defended his decision by arguing that it is in keeping with the state's founding in 1636 by religious dissident Roger Williams as a haven for tolerance -- where government and religion were kept separate. Chafee, an independent, said in a statement issued Tuesday that his stand was a continuation of past practice, "and does not represent a change of course on my part." But Rep. Doreen Costa,...
  • Obama Administration to Delay New 15-Cent Christmas Tree ‘Fee’

    11/09/2011 11:16:12 AM PST · by Scythian · 39 replies
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture is going to delay implementation and revisit a proposed new 15 cent fee on fresh-cut Christmas trees, sources tell ABC News. The fee, requested by the National Christmas Tree Association in 2009, was first announced in the Federal Registry yesterday and has generated criticism of President Obama from conservative media outlets. The well-trafficked Drudge Report is leading with the story, linking to a blog by David Addington, a former top aide to then-Vice President David Addington, at the conservative Heritage Foundation assailing the president thus: “The economy is barely growing and nine percent of the...
  • Obama creates new Christmas tree tax

    11/09/2011 10:24:45 AM PST · by Slambat · 34 replies · 1+ views ^ | November 9, 2011 | Federal Register
    President Obama’s Agriculture Department today announced that it will impose a new 15-cent charge on all fresh Christmas trees—the Christmas Tree Tax—to support a new Federal program to improve the image and marketing of Christmas trees.
  • Woman Returns Kids' 'Shop With A Cop' Gifts For Cash (Grinch Alert)

    12/24/2010 9:28:10 AM PST · by Wile E Coyote Genius · 14 replies · 1+ views
    Woman Returns Kids' 'Shop With A Cop' Gifts For Cash Amanda Beard Charged With Theft By Deception By Eric King/WLKY POSTED: 4:09 pm EST December 20, 2010 UPDATED: 5:55 pm EST December 20, 2010 Email Print Comments (18) Embed this VideoxEmailFacebookDiggTwitterYahoo BuzzRedditDelicious Link BRANDENBURG, Ky. -- Meade County police said a Brandenburg woman cashed in on the "Shop With a Cop" program by returning the free gifts for her four children and walking off with the cash. The woman calls it a big misunderstanding and disputes the charges against her. Amanda Beard, 28, is charged with theft by deception. "This...
  • A Christmas Miracle for A Single Mother (MN)

    12/23/2010 5:53:10 PM PST · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 13 replies · 1+ views ^ | 12/23/10 | Laurie Stribling
    A single mother received countless gifts from people across Minnesota after someone broke into her home and stole Christmas gifts for her 8-year-old son. Diane Lecy came home to a broken front door window on December 14 and found all the Christmas gifts gone from underneath her tree, but now she comes home to a different scenario. “I’ve come home to boxes sitting on my step, mailbox full of cards,” Lecy said. “There are few scrooges, but there are a lot of people that care.” Lecy couldn’t begin to count the number of cards, packages and gifts she received, but...