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  • The ‘Sister Wives’ Effect: Can the U.S. Rebrand Polygamy?

    07/27/2014 7:01:51 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 35 replies
    Highbrow Magazine ^ | July 25, 2014 | Stephanie Stark
    Earlier this month, TLC brought back "Sister Wives," a reality show featuring the Utah-based polygamist Brown family of four wives and 17 children, for another season. Since last season, the Browns struck down a major piece of state legislation that may pave the way for the legalization of polygamy under the guise of “religious freedom.” In a nod to anti-gay marriage advocates who warned the legalization of same-sex marriage would lead to other kinds of sexual freedoms, such as polygamy, the ruling is deemed a watershed moment for the rights of polygamist families— of which there is estimated to be...
  • Orphan Davion Only who became famous is thrown out by adoptive parents

    07/04/2014 6:37:08 AM PDT · by CorporateStepsister · 19 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 4 July 2014 | By Associated Press
    The orphaned Florida teen whose impassioned plea for a family to 'love him forever' prompted an outpouring of sympathy from around the country has been removed from his foster home following a physical altercation with another child and the father. After 16 years of floundering in foster care, after taking the pulpit at a St. Petersburg church last September asking someone - anyone - to adopt him, after his story was shared around the world and 10,000 people offered to help or take him home, Davion Only moved to Ohio in March to live with the parents who had promised...
  • POPE FRANCIS KEEPS MISSING THE DICHOTOMY OF JUDGEMENT

    06/30/2014 4:36:30 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 9 replies
    Catholic Stand ^ | June 30, 2014 | David L. Gray
    There are three big problems with what Pope Francis said in his homily. Altogether the Pope’s non-judgmental theology tends towards indifferentism and apathy towards sin, in that he would have us just ignore what everyone is doing and mind our own business and, essentially, not love.
  • Iranians at World Cup Show Love for Israel

    06/21/2014 3:33:22 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 16 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 21/6/14
    Iranians interviewed by Israel's Channel 2 at the soccer World Cup expressed opinions very different from their leadership regarding the Jewish state. Clearly intoxicated by the World Cup spirit, the reveling fans said "Israel is good," and "we love Israel." Video The Iranians may face trouble at home, as Iranian authorities do not like it when citizens stray from the government's official policies in public. However, many are likely Iranian expats living abroad. Six Iranians were recently arrested for making a tribute video to Pharrell Williams' hit song "Happy," in which unveiled women danced with men, have since been released....
  • Dancing Mouse

    06/17/2014 7:36:21 AM PDT · by Revski · 5 replies
    Revski's Stuff ^ | 6-17-2014 | o7jimmy
    Spreading good Things. :)
  • At Romney Retreat, Republicans Search for Focus

    The official topic of the conference, emblazoned on materials handed out to guests gathered here at a luxury Norwegian-inspired resort, was “The Future of American Leadership.” But the unofficial theme was made clear not long into breakfast on Friday, when a guest asked Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky the question on everyone’s mind: Is Hillary beatable?(SNIP) “This is the place where, I believe, the future of the party is really going to come out of,” said Anthony Scaramucci, a New York hedge fund manager and former Romney fund-raising bundler. “This is the Republican Party’s Bell Labs. This is our R...
  • Make Jesus Your Paradise

    06/13/2014 2:34:42 PM PDT · by Jedediah · 33 replies
    bible, The Joshua Chronicles ^ | 6-13-14 | Jedediah
    I "AM" your Paradise search no further for truly if the Israelites realized this in the desert I would have been their Canaan as wholeheartedly as they would have received me even then and so it is for you even now for I AM The Wind of Fire and Breath of Tongues for you even unto forever and not just on a day (Pentecost) for I AM ~abiding~ in your WellSpring , so simply let Me "Rise Up" for your Testimony of ME "IS" the spark that starts the FIRE and I AM your Burning Bush and VOICE ! Joshua...
  • 4 Signs That You’re on the Way to Lasting Love: How do you know you're in a good thing?

    06/04/2014 7:05:08 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 06/04/2014 | P. David Hornik
    Last week I explained that I was in the dating game from 1996 to 2007, and described four mistakes I made (of course, there were others, too) that kept me in the game by taking me on detours that led nowhere. As I also mentioned, one day in 2007 (it was July) I had a truly successful date, creating a situation that lasts till today. I’m now thinking about what, in the early days of this partnership, were some of the signs that it was promising and headed in the right direction, and what made it different from those other...
  • Four Types Of Love [Ecumenical]

    05/07/2014 12:46:59 PM PDT · by Salvation · 11 replies
    paxvobisca.tripod.com ^ | not given | paxvobisca.tripod.com
    FOUR TYPES OF LOVE There is much confusion today on the subject of love because we are limited to only one English word (love) with a broad range of meanings. For example, if I said, "I love my wife, I love my dog, I love apple pie," obviously I am not talking about love in the same degree or definition. In the New Testament period there were four major Greek words that were used. Eros Love - A word that was not actually used in the New Testament but was alluded to. It meant physical passion; its gratification and...
  • 5 Greek words for “Love” [Ecumenical]

    05/07/2014 12:41:35 PM PDT · by Salvation · 2 replies
    http://chrismlegg.com ^ | October 1, 2009 | Chris Legg
    5 Greek words for “Love” October 1, 2009 by Chris Legg what does this mean?The Five LovesI am no Greek scholar, but I am passing on what I have been taught and what I understand about these words and concepts.  I also wanted to make sure that this discussion allows you to get some insight into how to apply this understanding to your life.So when someone says “I love you,” you can try to figure out what they mean!Especially what it means that GOD loves you…and God does love you, by the way.Language can tell you a great deal...
  • Wounded Korean War veteran followed his heart

    05/03/2014 4:25:09 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 9 replies
    reminisce magazine ^ | Hubert E. “Ed” Reeves
    I, U.S. Army PFC Hubert E. “Ed” Reeves, a 19-year-old quadruple amputee, was flying home in a stretcher attended by a medic—but going home! While visiting with my folks, a short note arrived in the mail from a high school girl, accompanied by her senior picture. In the letter, she wrote, “I’m writing just to thank you for what you have done for our country and for me as a citizen. I’ve read in the newspaper of your amputations and write, not out of pity, but to wish you speedy recovery, knowing you will do well…” This was not another...
  • Boy with Down syndrome gets an amazing letter: Watch the joy

    04/18/2014 8:18:06 PM PDT · by Armen Hareyan · 5 replies
    EmaxHealth ^ | 2014-04-17 | Kathleen Blanchard
    Happiness is infectious. That's why we want to share the pure joy of Noah, a boy with Down syndrome as he opens a letter of acceptance to college. Noah Van Vooren of Little Chute, Wisconsin now has a chance to attend Edgewood College and it seems he could not be happier. What is most incredible is that when Noah was born he was not expected to walk according to his doctors. Noah reads his own letter, despite an offer from his dad to read the letter. Watch the video and share the joy. Stay happy and those around you will...
  • Reggie Love on life after White House: ‘Like a drug to be out of there’

    04/11/2014 8:29:43 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 34 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 4/10/14 | Betsy Rothstein
    Soaking up the finally pleasant weather, the conversation eventually turned to Love’s time at the White House, which sounded a lot less pleasant. Love compared working inside the White House to being on a sinking ship. “I had this great journey, but I was just a passenger,” he told his dining companion. ”I was by no means steering the ship. I was bailing out the water.” The restaurant’s employees seemed well-acquainted with Love. He made small talk with them about his golf game. Occasionally, he let out a loud, delightful laugh in the warm, spring air. Getting luckier by the...
  • Mom With Cancer Dies After Incredibly Selfless Act to Protect the Life of Her Unborn Baby Girl

    04/03/2014 8:13:32 AM PDT · by xzins · 66 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Apr. 2, 2014 | Billy Hallowell
    A New York woman died last month after making the ultimate sacrifice for her unborn baby girl — delaying cancer treatment and forging on with her pregnancy. Elizabeth Joice was first diagnosed with a malignant tumor in 2010, though she was declared cancer-free after undergoing surgery and four rounds of chemotherapy. After clearing that barrier, she and her husband, Max, wanted to start a family, but doctors told her it would be virtually impossible to conceive. But Joice was a fighter. Defying the odds yet again, she and her husband announced that they were pregnant in the summer of 2013,...
  • Losing Your Best Friend

    We all know that it will not last forever. But when the end comes you’re never really ready to accept it. I had been through this before, but this one was the toughest. She was the one that had my heart more than any other. She was the one I will miss the most. She came into our lives as just a baby. We had a girl already and a boy. But our girl was at the end of her days. We did not want the boy to be left alone so we thought we would get him a...
  • Irreplaceable Trailer [Documentary details the need for Traditional Marriage]

    03/22/2014 12:38:12 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 1 replies
    youtube ^ | 2/28/14
    Get tickets to see Irreplaceable, on sale now at http://goo.gl/aX3qEN. A one night event May 6th to explore the question "what is family?"
  • Dying Zoo Worker Gets Goodbye Kiss From Giraffe

    03/21/2014 4:12:10 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 26 replies
    ABC ^ | 3/21 | Gillian Mohney
    The 54-year-old mentally handicapped man named Mario had worked as a cleaner at the Rotterdam Zoo in the Netherlands for approximately 25 years. After being diagnosed with terminal cancer, he wanted to say goodbye to the animals.
  • Bee For Jesus

    03/05/2014 7:40:37 AM PST · by Revski · 2 replies
    Jimmy K. / Revski ^ | 3-5-2014 | Revski
    Singing of the song, Now I'm On The Way To Heaven, is by Church Family. Pray for me.
  • A vintage photo of Obama learning to "love" America

    02/24/2014 1:16:56 PM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 22 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 2-24-14 | The Looking Spoon
    Diogenes has another terrific take on the real version of this photo. See it here.
  • Come To The Waters [charismatic caucus]

    02/22/2014 10:06:17 AM PST · by Jedediah
    I am testing the fruit of your humility(actual surrender) in the waters of My Virtue(obedience to my Word spoken or written)and in this washing only your true fruit shall pass(survive) through this furnace of fire remaining silver or gold for I must find my image alone in these waters that have the ability to Quench(satisfy) this Fire(My Spirit) . Malachi 4:1-2 4 “Watch now,” the Lord Almighty declares, “the day of judgment is coming, burning like a furnace. The proud and wicked will be burned up like straw; like a tree, they will be consumed—roots and all. 2 “But for...
  • Love and Fidelity on Campus

    02/19/2014 12:11:47 PM PST · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 19, 2014 | Ashley Herzog
    I’ll never forget an article by Hannah Rosin, author of the book The End of Men, titled “Boys on the Side.” The article, which was simultaneously depressing and unintentionally comical, described the state of relationships and gender dynamics on college campuses. She began by focusing on a typical couple: “The porn pic being passed around on the students’ cellphones at an Ivy League business-­school party last fall was more prank than smut…One of the women had already seen the photo five times before her boyfriend showed it to her, so she just moved her pitcher of beer in front of...
  • Pope shares Valentine's Day with 10,000 engaged couples

    02/15/2014 1:39:40 PM PST · by NYer · 14 replies
    Catholic Culture ^ | February 14, 2014 | Diogenes
    “To stay together and to know how to love each other for ever is the challenge Christian married couples face,” Pope Francis said during an unusual meeting on February 14—Valentine’s Day—with more than 10,000 engaged couples. The meeting, organized by the Pontifical Council for the Family, drew a far larger audience than Vatican officials had expected. Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, whose office arranged the day’s events, conceded that “numbers are not everything,” but was clearly happy with the attendance of so many young couples, telling L’Osservatore Romano that “their enthusiasm says a lot.” The day’s events began with a series...
  • The War is on Manly Virtue

    02/14/2014 9:01:39 AM PST · by TurboZamboni · 4 replies
    Intellectual Takeout ^ | 2-14-14 | Devin C. Foley
    One year ago today, Intellectual Takeout had one of its most illuminating Facebook posts and corresponding reactions. Ever. Being Valentine’s Day, we decided to share definitions of the “four loves” from C.S. Lewis’ book of the same name. The first love we shared was Affection, which is best exemplified in the love of parents for offspring and offspring for parents. It got lots of likes, though more from females. All in all, predictable. The second love we shared was Friendship. Here’s what we wrote in our Facebook post: And the second love? Friendship. “When either Affection or Eros is one’s...
  • A Word for THE HIDDEN ONES SHINE YOUR LIGHT PREPARE THE WAY!

    02/09/2014 11:05:24 AM PST · by Jedediah · 4 replies
    Unity forms a key and Harmony unlocks and opens the door \8/ Vision: I saw God pushing young Eagles ready to fly out of their nests that had been there too long ! You have not done as I have instructed but merely done as you have inquired so you are actually fulfilling your own desires and not the Father's will. Back up for I have given you something and you have dropped it on your way , it is a KEY to ALL this ! Do you see it ?! You will find it in Psalm 133 for without...
  • White House Soap Opera: Alleged Marital Discord between the Obamas Breaks into Media

    02/02/2014 7:38:07 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 79 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 02/02/2014 | Thomas Lifson
    Desperate to distract from the ongoing Obamacare disaster, alleged marital discord between Barack and Michelle Obama is being strategically leaked by White House insiders, and beginning to break into the mainstream media via familiar channels. Anyone who stood in a supermarket checkout line last week (a sizable portion of the adult female population, and not inconsiderable portion of the males) saw the National Enquirer cover story blaring allegations of a screaming match between the Obamas in the wake of Michelle's star-studded fiftieth birthday party. That story has now broken into the  mainstream media via the world's most popular English...
  • SPIRIT LED

    01/16/2014 5:43:07 PM PST · by Jedediah · 2 replies
    The Joshua Chronicles , Bible ^ | 1-16-14 | Jedediah
    My augmentation is "purely" spirit led and guided every step of the way FOR MY WORD IS IN YOU , nothing lacking or missing FOR I AM THE WORD AND THE SPIRIT so do not be anxious that something is missing FOR I AM WITH YOU and will "never" forsake you and this is why I AM your Yes and Amen to all you do in and through Me! Acts 17:27-29 Amplified Bible (AMP) 27 So that they should seek God, in the hope that they might feel after Him and find Him, although He is not far from each...
  • JOCKO: I say this, "I BELIEVE!"

    01/13/2014 11:52:40 AM PST · by Yosemitest · 2 replies
    Waiting for the axe to fall, the soldiers discuss the hereafter. Jocko: I say this :I BELIEVE ! I can never find a way to argue down you that don’t believe, but I believe in the Lord God Almighty,all knowingand all forgiving. [Music.] And I believethat Good shall be triumphant in the endand that evil shall be vanquished. I believein a hereafter. Bob: Me, too. I figure a man’s got to believe in those things, does he want to believe in the good things about man — ?about his very own self — ? [Green Leaves…] the real good...
  • [CATH/ORTH CAUCUS] From Mediocrity to Magnificence: A Meditation on the Fruits of the Holy Spirit

    09/16/2010 2:48:39 AM PDT · by markomalley · 9 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 9/15/2010 | Msgr Charles Pope
    What do you expect from your relationship to Jesus Christ? I have come to discover that many do not expect all that much. In effect they hope that faith can kind of help them “muddle through” life and offer them a few consolations that, perhaps things will be better some day, and in heaven. Others see the moral life described in the scriptures more as a duty than a description of the person being transformed by Jesus Christ. And because they see it as a list of duties,  rather than the result of grace, they tend to resent it, consider...
  • Love is as Loves Does: A Meditation on the Litany of Love In St. Paul’s Letter to the Corinthians

    02/05/2013 2:38:22 PM PST · by NYer · 4 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | February 4, 2013 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    In his great treatise on the Theological Virtue of Love, St. Paul sets forth a kind of symphony in three movements. In yesterday’s post we saw the first movement, wherein he teaches on the primacy and prerequisite of love to inform other virtues, lest they lack either a proper balance or proper object. Indeed, without love many of our excellencies, good though they are can become detached, disordered, and even dangerous.Today is set forth the second movement wherein St. Paul and the Holy Spirit describe love in a litany-like manner. The litany is both memorable and vivid.MOVEMENT II. The PORTRAIT...
  • Love Perfects and Completes All: The Conclusion of St. Paul’s Great Treatise on Love

    02/06/2013 2:03:49 PM PST · by NYer · 4 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | February 5, 2013 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    In the great treatise on Love of 1 Corinthians 13, St. Paul sets forth a symphony of sorts in three movements, wherein he describes the Theological Virtue of Love. Over the past two days we looked at the first two movements:Movement I – The PRIMACY and PREREQUISITE of LoveMovement II – The PORTRAIT and POWER of Love today we conclude withMovement III – The PERFECTION and PERMANENCE of LoveThe text says,Love never fails. If there are prophecies, they will be brought to nothing; if tongues, they will cease; if knowledge, it will be brought to nothing. For we know partially...
  • WISHING YOU A BLESSED CHRISTMAS SEASON

    12/17/2013 3:39:47 PM PST · by MestaMachine · 51 replies
    Vaeh and Me | Dec 17, 2013 | Mesta
    IN DREAMS In dreams my hair is long againMy legs and arms are strong againI can hear the music 'round aboutAnd hear the children laugh and shoutI can play and make that Flyer goAnd make angels in new fallen snowOn the steps outside, stop on each rungCatch frosty snowflakes on my tongueSwing the baby 'round and 'roundUntil we both fall dizzy on the groundGiggling and shivering but never coldThe child in me never growing oldBut it's love, always love, that warms the soulStill strong though I'm no longer wholeWhen the sun so rudely awakens meAnd when my dream has...
  • Where is the Love? (In the Seven Year Tribulation)

    11/27/2013 4:13:26 AM PST · by The Ignorant Fisherman · 19 replies
    IFB ^ | 11/27/13
    The seven year tribulation - which will engulf the world shortly - will absolutely manifest the EXPONENTIAL godlessness, lawlessness and violence of mankind as they heap upon themselves the EXPONENTIAL consequences of their rebellious designs against Almighty God and His moral absolutes for this world (Rom. 1:18-32, Rev. 6-16). The demonic wrath and oppression, the wrath of lawless men, and the ETERNAL Wrath of Almighty God's RIGHTEOUS indignation will be manifested to it's zenith and one attribute that will be completely missing during this seven year period will be the outworking of the love of God among mankind. "Then shall...
  • The Father's Love Always At Work For You!

    11/24/2013 5:34:56 AM PST · by The Ignorant Fisherman
    IFB ^ | 11/24/13
    God’s ETERNAL and PERFECT LOVE transcends the realms of time and ETERNITY. It seeks ONLY our HIGHEST and BEST in RIGHTEOUSNESS for this world and our ETERNAL future (Rom. 8:28, 1 John 3:1-3, 4:9). It is the Father’s delight to give us good things! And the majority of those good things that He gives us are NOT material blessings but spiritual blessings and wisdom, heavenly discernment, REALITY, TRUTH, ETERNAL and Heavenly perception, earthly provisions, good, sound believing friends in the Lord, Divine protection from the evil one (Satan), opportunities to bring glory to His WONDROUS Name etc... etc.. (Job 23:1-10,...
  • 2005 DODEA Teacher of Year dies after 41-year career

    10/18/2013 11:15:27 PM PDT · by Rabin · 2 replies
    Stars and Stripes ^ | October 18, 2013 | Ashley Rowland
    SEOUL — Former Seoul American High School music teacher Irene Lee died Thursday. Lee, a native of De Smet, S.D.(had) retired in June after a 41-year of quality teaching. “Irene seemed to know every single student, their families, when and what they were going through. She genuinely cared for them. That takes great emotional commitment. Everybody was family to her, and she inspired trust.” Lee moved to Seoul in 1983 after teaching elementary school in Stuttgart, Germany, according to a 2004 Stars and Stripes article. The DODEA; Lee was “a huge part of shaping my teenage years. Taught me a...
  • Kindess is not the same as Love

    10/17/2013 3:43:33 PM PDT · by NYer · 8 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | October 16, 2013 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    In yesterday’s post we pondered that being holy is more than being nice. Today we do well to ponder that that being loving is not the same as being kind.Here too we live in a reductionist culture that has tended to reduce love to kindness. The results are often quite problematic as we shall see.Kindness is a very great thing and has an important place in our relationships. Kindness is evidenced by goodness and charitable behavior, a pleasantness, tenderness and concern for others. According to Aristotle, kindness is an emotion manifesting itself by the desire to help somebody in need,...
  • Elderly couple found ‘holding hands’ after fatal crash

    10/16/2013 9:46:24 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 15 replies
    nypost.com ^ | October 16, 2013
    When highway patrol troopers attended a fatal car crash on Sunday night they discovered a rare and touching sight amid the horrifying crash scene. In the wreckage was an elderly couple and the lady was still holding hands with her husband. Floyd Nordhagen, 92, was already dead and his wife, Margaret, 88, would soon die at the crash scene. Livestock breeders in the rural community of Chattaroy in Washington state, the Nordhagens were known among their friends and neighbors for their devotion to each other, reports KREM news. Floyd was a “man who would help anyone in need, and a husband...
  • Vanity (poem): May my heart enclose your heart

    09/24/2013 6:55:45 PM PDT · by God-fear-republican · 5 replies
    self | 09-24-2013 | God-fear-republican
    MAY MY HEART NOW ENCLOSE YOUR HEART Come dwell in my humble heart, my Love Tonight may I enclose yours in mine So that our repose turns humanly divine I long to be your romantic lover to hear each your heart beat Which my echoing heart chambers readily repeat My Beloved, this day has spent without you, it seems For my soul walks and walks along a mindless stream Which begins from unknown source and flows, aimless While my whole being has longed to feel yours But your presence has fleeted, or just my spirit lost For it has no...
  • Man wakes up from surgery, realizes he’s married to a beautiful woman (video)

    09/18/2013 2:45:36 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 18 replies
    http://fox6now.com ^ | september 10, 2013 | Cary Docter
    Jason Mortensen was coming out of surgery to repair a hernia — and still was feeling the effects of the anesthesia. In fact, he had no clue he was married — and was completely floored that he was married to such a beautiful woman. So in effect, Jason was seeing his wife for the first time — again.
  • Love, Minus the Condemnation

    09/16/2013 6:00:55 PM PDT · by matthewrobertolson · 23 replies
    Answering Protestants ^ | 16 September 2013 | Matthew Olson
    "We love, because He first loved us." - 1 John 4:19Yesterday's Gospel reading (Luke 15:1-32) encompasses the stories of the lost sheep, of the lost coin, and of the prodigal son, who left his family and wasted his inheritance. These stories remind us of the importance of every soul. During the telling of the story of the lost sheep, the Pharisees and the scribes, rather than being open to Christ's teachings, could not get over the fact that, “This man receives sinners and eats with them.” Rather than focusing on evangelization and the salvation of others, they were content with...
  • Was President Obama watching TV right after the Benghazi attacks?

    09/11/2013 12:53:45 PM PDT · by Nachum · 26 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 9/11/2013 | Tevi Troy
    Obama’s love of TV is in keeping with childhood. By his own admission, Obama watched an enormous amount of television while growing up with his TV-loving grandfather in Hawaii. According to Obama’s memoir, he watched TV – cartoons, reruns, then sitcoms – pretty much from the moment he came home until the moment he went to bed at night. His grandfather was a big fan of Johnny Carson, and even after Obama went off to Occidental College, he continued in his grandfather’s footsteps. He would often get together with friends to watch Johnny Carson’s opening monologue on The Tonight Show....
  • Kerry delivers a love letter to France, in French

    09/07/2013 8:37:59 PM PDT · by Lonely Bull · 13 replies
    Reuters ^ | Sep 7, 2013 | Arshad Mohammed and John Irish
    French, it is said, is the language of love. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry flaunted his fluency in the language on Saturday to deliver something of a love letter to France, one of the few world powers that seems likely to join the United States in any military action against Syria. Following the British parliament's August 29 vote to reject any British use of force against Syria, which the United States accuses of gassing its own people with sarin, France has made no secret of its desire to play Washington's supporting partner.
  • Heartwarming Photo of Wife Carrying Double-Amputee Marine Husband Goes Viral

    08/27/2013 2:03:16 PM PDT · by austinaero · 26 replies
    ABC News ^ | 08/27/13 | Robin Weil
    "Jesse, 28, lost both of his legs in Afghanistan in 2009 after stepping on an IED, which was all caught on video by a fellow marine wearing a helmet camera." The footage was even used in a documentary about Jesse called "Coming Home." "If I hadn't stepped on that IED I wouldn't have met her," Jesse told ABC News. "I wouldn't take it back ever."
  • Love: Obama wanted ´impromptu press conference´ on birth certificate

    08/14/2013 8:52:36 PM PDT · by Nachum · 44 replies
    Politico ^ | 8/14/13 | Justin Sink
    President Obama's former personal aide said Wednesday that the president was so "irritated" by controversy over his birthplace that he wanted to hold an "impromptu press conference" when he discovered the long-form version of his birth certificate, only to be dissuaded by his advisers. Reggie Love, the former body man to the president, told UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs that the delay in producing the president's birth certificate was because when "your parents don't live together (and) you travel all over the world, documents get lost." "He wanted to just have an impromptu press conference, just walk in to...
  • Obama’s former aide shares glimpses of life with president (Reggie Comes Clean)

    08/14/2013 12:47:27 PM PDT · by TexasCajun · 32 replies
    UCLA Today ^ | Jul 24, 2013 | Judy Lin
    What was it like to spend virtually every waking hour as Barack Obama’s personal aide, responsible for everything from keeping him on schedule to providing him with mouthwash, aspirin and the latest headline news? A small gathering of graduate students and faculty from the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs got the inside scoop last week from Reggie Love, former "body man" to Obama, during a July 18 lunch hosted by Luskin School Dean Frank Gilliam. Love talked about his path to the White House and the valuable life lessons he learned. Later that evening, he spoke at an Artists...
  • Love: Obama Played Cards During Osama Raid; ´I Can’t Watch This Entire Thing,´ Obama Said

    08/14/2013 12:13:27 PM PDT · by Nachum · 62 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 8/14/13 | Daniel Halper
    Reggie Love says he and President Obama played cards during the Osama bin Laden raid, and that the president told him, "I can´t watch this entire thing." (Snip for video)"“Most people were like down in the Situation Room and [President Obama] was like, ‘I’m not going to be down there, I can’t watch this entire thing,’ We must have played 15 games of spades,” said Love at a public event. Love was Obama´s "body man," and spent much time with his boss while he worked for Obama at the White House.
  • 'Carry On': Why I stayed

    07/08/2013 6:20:30 AM PDT · by Bratch · 10 replies
    ESPN.com ^ | July 7, 2013 | Lisa M. Fenn
    "Why did you stay?" He asked me, unprompted, as we waited quietly for the light to turn green. My heart revved. I always thought he knew. "I love you," I answered. "That's what I thought you'd say," he replied. "But … why … why did you stick around and do everything you did?" The answer to Dartanyon Crockett's second question was not as tidy as the first. Because life can be a knotted mess, and, sometimes, love is not enough. Dartanyon and Leroy Sutton grubbed their way into my heart four years ago. As an ESPN television features producer at...
  • When love really is blind: couple marry after guide dogs become an item

    07/04/2013 5:54:28 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 22 replies
    A blind couple have told how they found love and got engaged - after their guide dogs became an item. Claire Johnson, 50, first fell for Mark Gaffey, 52, when her dog Venice became friendly with fellow guide dog Rodd at Guide Dog Training classes. The two dogs - both aged three - became inseparable and soon their owners, who are both registered blind, followed suit. After an 11-month whirlwind romance, the couple, from Stoke-on-Trent, got engaged and are due to get married next March - with their dogs acting as ring-bearers. Gaffey, who has been blind since birth, first...
  • Reggie Love: Obama's Rainbow Connection

    07/01/2013 8:27:05 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 17 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 7-1-2013 | MOTUS
    Live! In Black and White! And Living Color! It’s Lady M at the Sci-Bono Discovery Centre in Johannesburg!No need to adjust your screen, you are perceiving this accurately. What’s that expression? “It is what it is.” And what it is, is a blouse with black side insets and a front in a navy blue and white pattern. The skirt is some type of fabric collage in green, yellow and white. And if you don’t like it, you’re probably a racist.It’s very trendy. See those little white hashy-marks on the blouse? Yes! They’re exactly what you think they they are: clustered...
  • Love One Another

    06/23/2013 10:09:02 AM PDT · by mlizzy · 37 replies
    Tiber Judy ^ | 6-23-13 | Tiber Judy
    Last week in this blog I wrote about suicide, specifically I recalled my grandfather’s suicide and its lingering effects on my family. I wasn’t prepared for the reaction that my words encouraged. I had struggled with publishing our family story because I didn’t want the legacy of my dad and grandfather to be changed in any way by my writing. But I shouldn’t have worried. Instead I’ve heard many stories of other families whose lives have been altered forever by suicide. Beginning in 2009, suicide surpassed car crashes as the number one cause of accidental death in the United States....
  • Positive compilation of Russian dash cams(Video by ArkadiYM93- Author )

    05/26/2013 10:47:23 AM PDT · by cunning_fish · 13 replies
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