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  • [Unwed] Desperate mother-of-three sells handwritten letter from Obama to avoid being evicted

    06/15/2011 6:11:51 AM PDT · by grundle · 78 replies · 2+ views
    The Daily Mail ^ | June 15, 2011 | Rachel Quigley
    The 26-year-old was an avid campaigner for Mr Obama in 2008, getting T-shirts made and encouraging people in her neighbourhood to vote. She said: 'I campaigned for him hard. I got the shirts made, the Barack the Vote shirts made. We've done a lot.' It was about half way into the President's term that things took a downward spiral for her. Her third baby was born prematurely with health problems and with limited daycare options she could no longer work. Her partner also left around this time. With nowhere else to turn, she decided to write the President a letter....
  • Desperate mother sells handwritten letter from Obama to avoid being evicted

    06/15/2011 8:53:56 AM PDT · by NMEwithin · 34 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 6/15/2011 | RACHEL QUIGLEY
    Opening the handwritten letter from President Obama brought a glimmer of hope to her life as he promised her that things would get better for her and her family. And despite the fact Destiny Mathis, from Hobart, Indiana, treasured the letter, more than two years later she has no choice but to sell it as she and her three children face eviction from their home. The 26-year-old was an avid campaigner for Mr Obama in 2008, getting T-shirts made and encouraging people in her neighbourhood to vote.
  • 'I've never liked my child' mother explains why she can't love her eldest daughter

    06/03/2011 12:15:50 PM PDT · by Niuhuru · 61 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 7:12 PM on 3rd June 2011 | By Tamara Abraham
    For most mothers, the love they have for their child is unconditional. And if that wasn't the case, few would dare admit it. Which perhaps explains why a woman breaking that social taboo has chosen to write under a pseudonym. In an article published today in the latest issue of REDBOOK, the mother-of-two, who calls herself Jennifer Rabiner, confesses how she has never been able to love her eldest child.
  • Woman purposely drives into Biscayne Bay, report says

    06/03/2011 7:13:27 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 9 replies
    MIAMI BEACH— A woman drove her car into Biscayne Bay near the Julia Tuttle Causeway Thursday evening in an attempt to kill herself and her two children, WPLG-Ch. 10 reported. The incident happened about 6 p.m. near Alton Road and the causeway. The station reported that a witness told police that he saw the female driver get out of the partially submerged car and try to hold one of the two children under water.
  • Kids need home after mom charged with trying to kill them in Coral Springs crash

    06/02/2011 4:08:36 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 4 replies
    South Florida Sun-Sentinel ^ | June 2, 2011 | Danielle A. Alvarez and Sofia Santana
    CORAL SPRINGS— Their mother is accused of trying to kill them and herself by ramming the family car into a nearby garage. Now a young boy and girl wait in government care while officials determine their future. A judge ordered the children's mother, Jane Gonzalez, 46, to have no contact with them. They were not seriously hurt on Tuesday, though a witness described them as hysterical after the car hit the garage.
  • De Soto mother gets 8 1/2 years for keeping starving boy in attic (6-year-old weighed 20 pounds)

    05/28/2011 5:55:53 AM PDT · by Libloather · 20 replies
    The Olathe News ^ | 5/27/11 | JOE LAMBE
    De Soto mother gets 8 1/2 years for keeping starving boy in atticBy JOE LAMBE Friday, May. 27, 2011 A Johnson County judge sentenced a De Soto woman to more than eight years in prison Thursday for starving her 6-year-old son and confining him in her attic. Rachel Perez, 27, pleaded guilty previously to child abuse and child endangerment and no contest to attempted second-degree murder. Judge Peter Ruddick quickly sentenced her to the maximum possible — 8 1/2 years — after hearing arguments from the lawyers on Thursday. It “is not a terribly long sentence for what happened to...
  • Mother of Aerosmith Singer Steven Tyler's Aborted Baby Speaks Out

    05/24/2011 8:51:05 AM PDT · by julieee · 14 replies ^ | May 24, 2011 | Steven Ertet
    Mother of Aerosmith Singer Steven Tyler's Aborted Baby Speaks Out This is a follow-up to the story carried weeks ago on the post-abortion pain Aerosmith Steven Tyler said he experiences concerning the abortion of the child he had with then-girlfriend Julia Holcomb.
  • Mother of Arnold Schwarzenegger's Love Child Revealed

    05/18/2011 9:49:00 AM PDT · by prisoner6 · 91 replies
    Mother of Arnold Schwarzenegger's Love Child Revealed Mildred Patricia Baena is the woman with whom former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger fathered a son about 14 years ago, ABC News has learned. Known as Patty, she reportedly worked in the famliy home as a housekeeper and assistant for more than 20 years, until January.
  • The agony of having an anorexic mother

    05/11/2011 7:13:49 PM PDT · by Niuhuru · 19 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 1:11 AM on 12th May 2011 | By Marianne Whittaker
    No one knows exactly how early I was born. I weighed 5lb, and until just a few weeks before my arrival, I was assumed to be a tumour in my mother’s stomach. Her belly, which had been painfully concave for as long as anyone could remember, had swollen like a balloon, while her arms and legs remained stick-like. Pregnancy might sound like the obvious diagnosis — but my mother was anorexic, and, as far as anyone knew, infertile. And as I would soon learn, when it comes to anorexia, things are rarely as they seem.
  • Weekly Cooking Thread~May 7, 2011 (Mom's Recipes)

    05/07/2011 6:00:14 AM PDT · by libertarian27 · 72 replies
    FreeRepublic Cooks | May 7, 2011 | libertarian27
    Welcome to the 22nd installment of the FR Weekly Cooking (Recipes) Thread. Looking for something new to make or made something new that came out great? Please share a 'tried-and-true' recipe or two - or all of them:)! for fellow FReepers to add to their 'go-to' recipe stack of Family favorites? Here's the place to share and explore your next favorite recipe. ***Happy Mother's Day***
  • Time's Mother's Day List of Best Pop-Culture Mothers Has Gaia Instead of Mrs. Cleaver

    05/08/2011 6:51:58 AM PDT · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 12 replies ^ | May 07, 2011 | 12:55 | Tim Graham
    For Mother's Day, the Time magazine website decided to make a list of the ten worst and best mothers in popular culture. The worst list was pretty standard, but the best list was at times bizarre. For example, the number ten best is... the savage Queen Mother from the Aliens movies? Number eight is....Hester Prynne, the single-mom adulteress of The Scarlet Letter? There's no Mrs. Cleaver or Mrs. Huxtable, but a savage killer? Then there's the number three best mother: Gaia, or Mother Earth. Caryn Brooks wrote: Greek gods and goddesses have their own set of morals that have nothing...
  • Boy found stabbed outside Lake Worth says mother did it

    05/06/2011 9:01:47 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 9 replies · 1+ views
    Palm Beach Post ^ | May 6, 2011 | Alexandra Seltzer,
    PALM BEACH COUNTY — A 45-year-old mother was charged Friday with attempted first-degree murder after her son said she stabbed him as he slept in his bed. A Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman said Margarita Obando, who lives in the 2500 block of 10th Avenue in suburban Lake Worth, was found in Palm Beach about four hours after her 12-year-old son called 911 for help Friday morning.
  • Charges: Mom pushed baby, stroller down steps

    05/06/2011 8:34:41 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 28 replies
    Minneapolis Star Tribune ^ | May 5, 2011 | MATT McKINNEY
    A woman pushed a stroller carrying her infant down a flight of stairs at a Minneapolis light rail station Tuesday during an argument with her boyfriend, police said. The baby boy survived with injuries that were not life-threatening, including scrapes to his cheek, thigh and scalp. "You already got a 12- and 14-year old you don't give a [expletive] about, and now you don't give a [expletive] about this one!" Lisa Marie Martin, 26, of Minneapolis, yelled, according to charges. "I'm gonna push this one down the steps. I'm pregnant again!" She then pushed the stroller down stairs at the...
  • U.N. Prepares to Debate Whether 'Mother Earth' Deserves Human Rights Status

    04/18/2011 10:40:47 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 27 replies
    U.N. Prepares to Debate Whether 'Mother Earth' Deserves Human Rights Status By Jonathan Wachtel Published April 18, 2011 | United Nations diplomats on Wednesday will set aside pressing issues of international peace and security to devote an entire day debating the rights of “Mother Earth.” A bloc of mostly socialist governments lead by Bolivia have put the issue on the General Assembly agenda to discuss the creation of a U.N. treaty that would grant the same rights found in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights to Mother Nature. Treaty supporters want the establishment of legal systems to maintain balance...
  • Jewish Mother Responds to "Chinese Mothers Are Superior" Controversy

    04/15/2011 11:54:23 PM PDT · by TheDingoAteMyBaby · 13 replies
    ABC World News ^ | Jan. 15, 2011 | KEVIN DOLAK
    Controversy over the Wall Street Journal's "Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior" book excerpt by Yale professor and author Amy Chua heated up even further today, as a Jewish author and mother responded with a new essay in the same newspaper championing a more relaxed approach to parenting. Titled "In Defense of the Guilty, Ambivalent, Preoccupied Western Mom," Ayelet Waldman's essay humorously outlines differences between what she sees as the lackadaisical approach taken by western mothers and the strict regimen Chinese mothers use on their children that Chua discusses.
  • UN document would give 'Mother Earth' same rights as humans [Gaia cult gaining adherents]

    04/12/2011 10:10:28 AM PDT · by Constitutionalist Conservative · 43 replies ^ | April 11, 2011 | Steven Edwards
    UNITED NATIONS — Bolivia will this month table a draft United Nations treaty giving "Mother Earth" the same rights as humans — having just passed a domestic law that does the same for bugs, trees and all other natural things in the South American country. The bid aims to have the UN recognize the Earth as a living entity that humans have sought to "dominate and exploit" — to the point that the "well-being and existence of many beings" is now threatened. The wording may yet evolve, but the general structure is meant to mirror Bolivia's Law of the Rights...
  • The brutal mother who forced Liz Taylor to cry on cue...

    03/30/2011 1:28:23 PM PDT · by Niuhuru · 37 replies
    DailyMail ^ | Last updated at 11:13 AM on 29th March 2011 | By J Randy Taraborrelli
    Good lord! Wasn't that Elizabeth Taylor herself sitting over there with her new husband, the British matinee idol Michael Wilding? Few of the diners in the smart Hollywood restaurant could resist watching the starry couple from the corners of their eyes. Moments later, however, they must have been rubbing them in disbelief. After Wilding said something that had clearly displeased her, Elizabeth swung her arm back in a wide arc. Her punch landed squarely on his jaw, and her distinguished second husband — 20 years older and the darling of British cinema-goers — fell heavily to the floor. To outsiders,...
  • 'Becoming a grandmother at 29 is my worst nightmare' says mum

    02/27/2011 1:36:00 PM PST · by Niuhuru · 35 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 5:40 PM on 27th February 2011 | By Daily Mail Reporter
    "'Becoming a grandmother at 29 is my worst nightmare' says mum after discovering her 14-year-old daughter is pregnant" A woman who is set to become Britain's youngest grandmother at 29 said it was 'her worst nightmare' when she discovered her 14-year-old daughter was pregnant. Kelly John said she always hoped Tia would not repeat her mistake and become pregnant at 14. But after getting over the shock, the grandmother-to-be has vowed to do 'everything' to bring up the new baby.
  • Green River Killer is charged with 49th murder after missing woman's skull is found in ravine

    02/08/2011 4:47:57 PM PST · by Niuhuru · 12 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 11:24 PM on 8th February 2011 | Daily Mail Reporter
    Green River Killer Gary Ridgway is facing his 49th murder charge for the death of a woman whose skull was found by teenagers in a ravine, 28 years after she went missing. Ridgway, 61, is already serving 48 consecutive life sentences after being jailed in 2003 for a strangling spree which terrorised Seattle and its northern suburbs in the early 1980s. He once said he killed so many women he could not keep track of them all. He had previously confessed to killing Rebecca 'Becky' Marrero, a 20-year-old mother and prostitute last seen when she left a motel in 1982.
  • Eve after the Fall

    02/04/2011 6:53:48 PM PST · by Mandingo Conservative · 49 replies
    Great moments in Democrat Party History: Genesis edition. Satan was like the first "community organizer", just ask Eve, the first liberal useful idiot! Dumb broad and her damn apples.