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  • Pushing polyamorous genetic-related babies

    03/10/2014 6:51:24 PM PDT · by Coleus · 15 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 3.10.14 | WesleyJSmith
    The bioethics movement grows ever more radical. In the reproductive field, many activists promote a near-absolute right to have a baby, the kind of baby we want, via any means we desire.  The UK’s John Harris is a major voice in utilitarian bioethics discourse, who believes that killing so-called human non persons is A-OK. He has now written in favor of creating children using a process known as IVG–in vitro gametes–using stem cells to create eggs and sperm, and then fertilizing via IVF. Harris extols the possibilities. For example, a single person could “self breed,” making a baby with only their own cells. Another use would be by same sex...
  • Video: Newt Gingrich Goes After Debate Moderator John Harris for Biased Questioning

    09/08/2011 9:01:59 AM PDT · by · 35 replies
    For reasons that are still inexplicable, the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Library agreed to partner up with NBC News, parent organization of the uber-left-wing network MSNBC to televise tonight's Republican presidential debate. While NBC representative Brian Williams had more than his share of sneering biased questions, it was Williams's co-moderator, Politico editor John F. Harris who laid on the snark in his attempts to bait and attack the candidates. Such unbalanced questioning is par-for-the-course for Republicans competing at the national level. More often than not, they take it in stride. Tonight, though, Newt Gingrich was having none of it...
  • Politico Trashes Trump As 'Silly-Season' Candidate--But Halperin Surprisingly Respectful

    04/13/2011 5:18:25 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 39 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Today's Morning Joe offered an interesting contrast of MSM takes on Donald Trump. Politico honcho John Harris offered the conventional Beltway wisdom, writing off Trump as a "silly season" candidate who adds only entertainment and amusement value to the race. Meanwhile, Mark Halperin was surprisingly respectful of The Donald. Halperin opined that beyond the birther issue, Trump was doing a lot of smart things that other candidates should study. Among them, Trump is the only candidate, according to Halperin, willing to "get in Barack Obama's face." View video here.
  • Blagojevich Wants 'Missing' Phone Calls Recovered

    02/08/2011 8:48:58 AM PST · by safetysign · 29 replies
    NBC Chicago ^ | 02/08/2011 | Phil Rogers
    Attorneys for former governor Rod Blagojevich have asked a federal judge to order prosecutors to produce two phone calls his lawyers say are mysteriously missing from evidence. In a motion filed overnight, Blagojevich's attorneys say the calls would support the former governor's contention that he is innocent of charges alleging he attempted to sell Barack Obama's U.S. Senate seat after the November 2008 election. While much of the motion is blacked out to comply with orders that the conversations remain under seal, it appears at least one of the alleged conversations was between then Chief of Staff John Harris and...
  • Harris: Obama knew of Blagojevich plot [the appointment of Valerie Jarrett.......]

    06/24/2010 7:34:20 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 12 replies · 1+ views
    Harris: Obama knew of Blagojevich plot BLAGO TRIAL | Price of Senate appointment of president-elect's friend Comments June 24, 2010 BY NATASHA KORECKI AND SARAH OSTMAN Staff Reporters A top aide to former Gov. Rod Blagojevich said he believed Barack Obama knew of Blagojevich's plot to win himself a presidential Cabinet post in exchange for appointing Valerie Jarrett to the U.S. Senate. John Harris, Blagojevich's former chief of staff, testified Wednesday in the former governor's corruption trial that three days after the Nov. 4, 2008, presidential election, the ex-governor told Harris he felt confident Obama knew he wanted to swap...
  • Political consultant John Ruff dies in auto accident (Key Figure in Burris Perjury Trial)

    06/11/2009 5:54:47 PM PDT · by callisto · 79 replies · 4,215+ views
    Chicago Sun Times ^ | June 9, 2009 | DAVE McKINNEY
    SPRINGFIELD -- A key figure in the perjury investigation of U.S. Sen. Roland Burris died in an automobile accident Monday, authorities in far west-suburban Kendall County confirmed Tuesday. John Ruff, of Sandwich, Ill., was killed shortly before 3 p.m. when his 2001 BMW convertible crossed an oncoming lane of traffic and collided with a tree while he was driving eastbound on Rogers Road near Oak Brook Road in unincorporated Plano, said Kendall County Sheriff's Deputy Richard Pearson. John Ruff, a key figure in the perjury investigation of U.S. Sen. Roland Burris was killed in an automobile accident Monday in Kendall...
  • VIDEO - MUST see - connecting the dots: Obama, Rezko, Iraq money

    10/24/2008 11:07:56 AM PDT · by STARWISE · 27 replies · 1,845+ views
    MetaCafe ^ | 10-24-08
    According to the linked page: "Unnamed freelance journalist has the goods on Obama and Rezko"
  • Blagojevichs chief of staff John Harris resigns

    12/12/2008 10:32:52 AM PST · by Joiseydude · 65 replies · 4,331+ views
    Breaking news on FoxNews
  • Details Of Complaint Against Blagojevich

    12/09/2008 7:10:49 AM PST · by iowamark · 195 replies · 10,039+ views
    CBS2Chicago ^ | 12/09/2008 | U.S. Attorney's Office
    CHICAGO (CBS) ― Full release from U.S. Attorney's Office: Illinois Gov. Rod R. Blagojevich and his Chief of Staff, John Harris, were arrested today by FBI agents on federal corruption charges alleging that they and others are engaging in ongoing criminal activity: conspiring to obtain personal financial benefits for Blagojevich by leveraging his sole authority to appoint a United States Senator; threatening to withhold substantial state assistance to the Tribune Company in connection with the sale of Wrigley Field to induce the firing of Chicago Tribune editorial board members sharply critical of Blagojevich; and to obtain campaign contributions in exchange...
  • Democrats urge special election to succeed Obama

    12/09/2008 12:56:59 PM PST · by SmithL · 80 replies · 3,415+ views
    WASHINGTON -- Democratic leaders in Washington and Illinois called on the Illinois legislature Tuesday to quickly schedule a special election to fill President-elect Barack Obama's vacant Senate seat rather than leave that power in Gov. Rod Blagojevich's hands. Blagojevich, a second-term Democrat, was arrested Tuesday in connection with allegations that he sought favors to influence his choice for Obama's replacement. Illinois Senate President Emil Jones, who called the charges shocking, said he would soon call the chamber into session to pass a bill to establish a special election to fill the vacancy. He did so moments after Sen. Richard Durbin,...
  • Trial for KY Man, 59, Accused of Starving Horses Set to Begin

    04/24/2004 3:59:38 PM PDT · by Theodore R. · 12 replies · 261+ views
    <p>By Rebecca Dial, News Editor The trial for the Campbellsville man accused of starving his horses is set to begin tomorrow morning in Taylor District Court before Judge James Avritt Jr.</p> <p>John A. Humphress, 59, of 116 Kensington Way is charged with 47 counts of second-degree cruelty to animals and three counts of failing to dispose of a carcass within 48 hours.</p>