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  • US officials say Iran can play helpful role on Syria

    01/06/2014 8:13:07 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 10 replies
    BRUSSELS - Iran could improve its chances of playing a role on the sidelines of Syria peace talks this month by working with Damascus to stop the bombardment of civilians and improve humanitarian access, US officials said on Monday. "There are ... steps that Iran could take to show the international community that they are serious about playing a positive role," one of the officials said in Brussels. "Those include calling for an end to the bombardment by the Syrian regime of their own people. It includes calling for and encouraging humanitarian access." Another official made clear that the comment...
  • Moraga: Gay teen denied Eagle Scout submits petition asking Boy Scouts to change policy

    10/20/2012 3:41:29 PM PDT · by redreno · 72 replies
    mercury news ^ | 10/19/2012 | rick hurd
    PLEASANT HILL -- A gay teenager denied his Eagle Scout award because of his sexuality turned in an online petition with more than 400,000 signatures Wednesday urging the National Boy Scouts of America to change its policies against allowing gay members. Ryan Andresen of Moraga marched into the front office of the Mt. Diablo Silverado Council on Ellinwood Way along with his parents and a former member of the same Boy Scout troop who came out as gay two weeks ago. Assemblymember Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, also attended and presented Andresen with a resolution honoring his achievements with the Boy Scouts....
  • Make It Right

    02/23/2010 7:25:56 AM PST · by Revski · 121+ views
    Revski-o7jimmy Youtube ^ | 2/23/2010 | Revski
    A playful and rightful arrangement! Enjoy
  • Face of Defense: Soldier, Family Find Helpful ‘Source’

    11/19/2008 4:15:48 PM PST · by SandRat · 2 replies · 227+ views
    Face of Defence ^ | Sgt. Whitney Houston, USA
    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq, Nov. 19, 2008 – Being separated from family can trigger stress and anxiety for deployed servicemembers, especially when children are involved. Army Maj. Allan Dollison of the 4th Infantry Division and Multinational Division Baghdad’s 425th Civil Affairs Battalion credits Military OneSource with making his deployment easier on him and his family. U.S. Army photo  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. But one military family has found a valuable source of help online. The Military OneSource site offers around-the-clock information on parenting, child care, military life, relocation, work, education programs and more. “Military OneSource was described to...
  • Principals to decide if Eddie Eagle books will be allowed in Unified schools

    10/07/2005 7:17:30 AM PDT · by holymoly · 32 replies · 994+ views
    Journal Times Online ^ | Oct. 7, 2005 | Robert Gutsche Jr
    RACINE - Racine Unified School District principals will decide if the National Rifle Association's "Eddie Eagle" coloring books will be used in their elementary schools, the district said Thursday. But to get the controversial coloring books - which were approved for Racine Police Department officers to use in gun-safety training classes by the City Council this week - an elementary principal would have to ask the Police Department to bring the books to their school. If that's done, the material would go before the district's curriculum committee, which would determine whether the books meet curriculum standards. "The district then could...
  • VANNROX Bookmark Archives - JULY 2004

    07/29/2004 4:42:13 PM PDT · by vannrox · 3 replies · 1,094+ views
    Free Republic | January 2004 to August 2004 | Various
    VANNROX Bookmarks 2004.7Bookmarks collected During Spring and Summer of 2004 Here are links to older bookmarks: 1999.A Bookmark Archives.2000.A Bookmark Archives.2001.A Bookmark Archives.2002.1 Bookmark Archives.2002.3 Bookmark Archives.2002.5 Bookmark Archives.2002.E Bookmark Archives.2003.2 Bookmark Archives.2003.4 Bookmark Archives.2003.12 Bookmark Archives FREE REPUBLIC BUMP LIST Assault weapons ban faces expiration Proponents accuse Bush of political trickery http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1085863/posts CNN is reporting new threats..http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1068641/posts Code name from '84 movie "Operation Red Dawn"http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1040242/posts List of Liberal Code Phraseshttp://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1115231/posts MIT's Zuber [Meet the scientists on Bush's Space Commission]http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1073309/posts Nigerian army 'offered nukes'http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1090417/posts Private Initiative for Inflatable Space Habitat Lures Chinese Interesthttp://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1166597/posts Private Initiative for Inflatable Space Habitat...