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  • [Catholic Caucus] Assumption of the Most Blessed Virgin (Gueranger)

    08/14/2018 9:04:54 PM PDT · by CMRosary · 1 replies
    Clutching My Rosary ^ | 1868 | Dom Prosper Gueranger
    White Double of the First Class (with a common Octave) “TODAY THE VIRGIN MARY ASCENDED to heaven; rejoice, for she reigns with Christ forever.” The Church will close her chants on this glorious day with this sweet antiphon which resumes the object of the feast and the spirit in which it should be celebrated. No other solemnity breathes, like this one, at once triumph and peace; none better answers to the enthusiasm of the many and the serenity of souls consummated in love. Assuredly that was as great a triumph when our Lord, rising by his own power from...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Feast of the Most Precious Blood of Our Lord Jesus Christ (Gueranger)

    06/30/2018 9:03:19 PM PDT · by CMRosary · 1 replies
    Clutching My Rosary ^ | 1868 | Dom Prosper Gueranger
    Red Double of the First Class JOHN THE BAPTIST has pointed out the Lamb, Peter has firmly fixed His throne, Paul has prepared the Bride; this their joint work, admirable in its unity, at once suggests the reason for their feasts occurring almost simultaneously on the cycle. The alliance being now secured, all three fall into shade; while the Bride herself, raised up by them to such lofty heights, appears alone before us, holding in her hands the sacred cup of the nuptial-feast. This gives the key of today’s solemnity; revealing how its illumining the heavens of the holy...
  • The 25 Most Influential People on the Internet

    06/29/2018 1:29:42 PM PDT · by MNDude · 51 replies
    Last October, an anonymous user, known simply as Q, started posting cryptic messages on the controversial message board 4chanthe common theme being that President Trump is a secret genius and his opponents, namely Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama, are evil. Q reportedly claimed to be getting this information directly from the government, thanks to tops-secret, Q-type security clearance. There has been littleif anyhard evidence to support Qs musings. But over time, thousands of people started to believe themor at least, to acknowledge they might be real. And they became the foundation of a wide-ranging conspiracy theory, known as QAnon, that...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Feast of the Most Holy Rosary (Gueranger)

    10/06/2017 9:21:49 PM PDT · by CMRosary · 1 replies
    White Double of the Second Class IT is customary with men of the world to balance their accounts at the end of the year, and ascertain their profits. The Church is now preparing to do the same. We shall soon see her solemnly numbering her elect, taking an inventory of their holy relics, visiting the tombs of those who sleep in the Lord, and counting the sanctuaries, both old and new, that have been consecrated to her divine Spouse. But today’s reckoning is a more solemn one, the profits more considerable: she opens her balance sheet with the gain...
  • The most murderous mammal is probably not what you think it is

    09/30/2016 8:28:17 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 52 replies
    WaPo ^ | 9/30/16 | Ben Guarino
    Ape shall never kill ape. The primate society in the 1973 film Battle for the Planet of the Apes, the fifth installment in the Planet of the Apes franchise, was governed by this central rule. It was a pleasant sentiment even when chanted from beneath a rubber mask. But such niceties never seem to last, particularly not in post-apocalyptic fiction. We hate to rock Dr. Zaiuss world, but that rule does not exist in real-life mammal societies, either. As a new study published in the journal Nature demonstrated, not only does ape kill ape, but the mammalian world is full...
  • Croatia election: Opposition HDZ conservatives claim victory ('MIGRANTS' MAJOR ISSUE)

    11/08/2015 8:28:40 PM PST · by Nextrush · 2 replies
    BBC News ^ | 11/9/2015 | BBC
    Croatia's opposition conservatives have declared victory in parliamentary elections, but face a challenge to form a government. Partial results show the HDZ is to win about 60 seats, with more than 50 for the ruling alliance led by the Social Democrats. The conservatives are now expected to enter talks to form a coalition. The migration crisis was one of the main issues. More than 320,000 migrants have passed through Croatia this year. "The victory brought us responsibility to lead our country, which is in a difficult situation," HDZ leader Tomislav Karamarko told supporters. "Whoever wants to fight with us for...
  • Scientists Map 5,000 New Ocean Viruses

    05/21/2015 4:48:16 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 7 replies
    Quanta Magazine ^ | 5/21/15 | Carl Zimmer
    Scientists Map 5,000 New Ocean Viruses In the few decades since viruses were first found in the oceans, scientists have only been able to identify a handful of species. A new survey has uncovered nearly all the rest. Photographs by Jennifer Brum, Tucson Marine Phage LabA few of the more than 5,000 viruses discovered during the Tara Oceans Expedition. By: Carl ZimmerMay 21, 2015 In March 2011, the Tara, a 36-meter schooner, sailed from Chile to Easter Island a three-week leg of a five-year global scientific expedition. All but one of the seven scientists aboard the ship spent much...
  • Tropical storms boost monsoon rainfall. Sierra Vista nudges past record monsoon total

    10/01/2014 6:30:35 PM PDT · by SandRat · 6 replies
    Sierra Vista Herald ^ | Adam Curtis
    SIERRA VISTA Pelted by the remnants of not one, but two tropical storms in September, Cochise County ended a wet summer with gusto, making it a banner monsoon for rainfall totals. After receiving just over an inch of rain from moisture tied to Tropical Storm Norbert, Sierra Vista saw more than 3 inches within a day when the remnants of Tropical Storm Odile took a beeline through Cochise County. These deluges helped nudge Sierra Vistas monsoon total to 15.09 inches, as measured at the fire station on Fry Boulevard, making it the wettest monsoon in the National Weather Service...
  • Axelrod: Most People Will Be Able to Keep Their Plans Under Obamacare

    10/28/2013 7:46:29 AM PDT · by Cheerio · 59 replies
    National Review Online ^ | October 28, 2013 | Andrew Johnson
    David Axelrod offered a slightly different promise about Obamacare than has the president: While that president has repeatedly said, If you like your plan, you can keep it, Axelrod on Monday told MSNBC that most will be able to stick with their plan.
  • Most Albertson's In Central Fla. To Close

    04/13/2012 10:42:17 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 28 replies
    ORLANDO, Fla. -- A Central Florida supermarket chain is about to close almost all of its local stores. It's part of a move by Albertson's to end the majority of its operations in the state. For the last year or so, Albertson's has been shrinking the number of stores it operates in Florida. In Central Florida, six more stores are going to close in the next few weeks. Only a store in Altamonte Springs will remain open. Albertson's says the Florida market is not good for it, and with fuel and utility costs being what they are, it's closing all...
  • Gadhafi's 'Most Prominent Son' Captured

    08/21/2011 2:44:52 PM PDT · by Nachum · 24 replies
    Baltimore Jewish Life ^ | 8/21/11 | CNN Wire Staff
    Saif al-Islam, Moammar Gadhafi's son, has been captured, according to the head of the Rebel National Transitional Council in an interview with Al Jazeera. Meanwhile, a Libyan government spokesman warned of humanitarian disaster and a "massacre" in Tripoli as rebel forces advanced into the capital Sunday, but said forces loyal to longtime strongman Moammar Gadhafi were holding off the attacks.
  • Katie Couric's Most Liberal Moments at CBS (VIDEO)

    05/18/2011 9:09:13 AM PDT · by Nachum · 15 replies ^ | 5/18/11 | Geoffrey
    A collection of some of Katie Couric's most liberal moments as anchor of CBS Evening News. (VIDEO)
  • ABC Knocks the 'Most Controversial,' 'as Conservative as They Come' Michele Bachmann

    03/24/2011 10:15:01 AM PDT · by Nachum · 16 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 3/24/11 | Scott Whitlock |
    Covering a possible 2012 presidential run by Michele Bachmann, Good Morning America's Juju Chang on Thursday spun the Congresswoman as "one of the most controversial freshmen [sic] members of Congress." Aside from the obvious error, Bachmann has been a representative for four years, GMA never identified hard-left former Congressman Alan Grayson that way. Reporter Jonathan Karl singled out Bachmann as "uncompromising" and "as conservative as they come." This type of labeling isn't uncommon for the journalist. On August 24, 2010, Karl hit Republican senatorial candidate Joe Miller as a "hard-line, Tea Party conservative." On September 22, 2010, he deemed Christine...
  • Nashville ranked seventh most dangerous city

    11/13/2010 12:26:44 PM PST · by FS11 · 84 replies
    Nashville City Paper ^ | 10-15-10 | Nashville City Paper
    According to Forbes, the top 10 most dangerous cities are: 1. Memphis, Tenn. 2. St. Louis, Mo. 3. Kansas City, Mo. 4. Detroit, Mi. 5. Miami, Fla. 6. Tulsa, Okla. 7. Nashville-Davidson, Tenn. 8. Indianapolis, Ind. 9. Oklahoma City, Okla. 10. Stockton, Calif.
  • ADL: California Had Most Anti-Semitic Incidents in 2009

    07/28/2010 9:00:15 AM PDT · by Nachum · 12 replies · 1+ views
    inn ^ | 7/28/10 | staff
    The Anti-Defamation League says its annual survey shows California had the largest number of anti-Semitic assaults, harassment and vandalism incidents in the United States last year. The ADL said Tuesday it identified 275 events in the nation's most populous state in 2009, up 22% from the year before.
  • The Most Interesting Man in the World

    06/30/2010 6:45:18 AM PDT · by VastRWCon · 26 replies · 3+ views ^ | June 30, 2010 |
    Who is the Most interesting man in the world? Excerpt: ... Some people refer to him as the "doer", he just doesn't say he is going to do something, he actually does it. He has been seen dinning with some of the most beautiful women in the world like his daughter. When confronted with a crisis he immediately takes charge unlike our president.
  • After Facing Criticism, Obama to Meet Arizona Gov. Brewer on Thursday

    06/01/2010 4:00:35 PM PDT · by kristinn · 138 replies · 4,346+ views
    Fox News ^ | Tuesday, June 1, 2010
    President Obama intends to meet with Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer on Thursday, a White House official told, after criticism mounted over the president's refusal to meet her while she is in Washington this week. Brewer had requested a face-to-face meeting with Obama and Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, the former Arizona governor, as tensions rise between his administration and the Grand Canyon State over its controversial law clamping down on illegal immigrants. White House spokesman Adam Abrams had said over the weekend that Obama's schedule "doesn't allow for a meeting" with Brewer but added that the president "does intend...
  • Fate of Obamas aunt to be fought behind closed doors

    02/02/2010 8:43:02 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 12 replies · 675+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | February 2, 2010 | Laurel J. Sweet
    The illegal alien aunt of President Obama could learn this week whether she can put down roots in Boston - or start packing her bags for a one-way trip back to Kenya. And, save for U.S. Immigration Court Judge Leonard I. Shapiro, shell know before anyone else. Zeituni Polly Onyango has persuaded Shapiro to bar the public from her removal proceeding Thursday morning at the John F. Kennedy Federal Building, though its unclear why.
  • Study: H1N1 Vaccine Too Late, Won't Help Most

    10/20/2009 3:46:21 AM PDT · by Doogle · 28 replies · 1,168+ views
    The Washington Times via FOX ^ | 10/20/09 | FOX NEWS
    The H1N1 vaccine will arrive too late to help most Americans who will be infected during this flu season, according to a study conducted by scholars at Purdue University, The Washington Times reported on Tuesday. The study also estimates that the virus commonly referred to as the swine flu bug will infect about 60 percent of the U.S. population, although only about 25 percent of Americans will fall ill.
  • Cable News Daily Ratings for September 17, 2009 ( Go Fox)

    09/21/2009 6:07:17 AM PDT · by mikelets456 · 18 replies · 2,476+ views
    By the Numbers ^ | 9/18/2009 | By the Numbers
    P2+ Total Day FNC 1,586,000 viewers CNN 590,000 viewers MSNBC 454,000 viewers CNBC 197,000 viewers HLN 374,000 viewers P2+ Prime Time FNC 3,238,000viewers CNN 1,054,000 viewers MSNBC 1,123,000 viewers CNBC 259,000 viewers HLN 813,000viewers