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  • Mrs. Obama launches new lodging for vets' families

    12/02/2010 11:50:30 AM PST · by Nachum · 14 replies
    aol news ^ | 12/2/10 | Associated Press, by David Dishneau,
    BETHESDA, Md. -First lady Michelle Obama has helped open three new residences for families of ailing U.S. soldiers and veterans in Maryland. Obama cut the red ribbon Thursday for the Fisher Houses at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda. She was flanked by Navy Secretary Ray Mabus and Ken Fisher of the Fisher House Foundation. Obama says the homes provide a comfortable place for families who have made a sacrifice for their country. The residences will provide free lodging for the families of as many as 60 sick and injured service members. The Rockville-based foundation has built dozens of...
  • The Quinn And Rose After Action Report Monday May 24 Edition!

    05/24/2010 12:48:19 PM PDT · by GregB · 15 replies · 270+ views
    Let's discuss Today's show plus any breaking news!!!!
  • Quinn And Rose After Action Report Monday May 10 Edition!

    05/10/2010 9:33:21 AM PDT · by GregB · 11 replies · 168+ views
    Discussion of today's Quinn and Rose topics from the show!!!
  • Quinn And ROSE Weekend Show Thread April 1st-May 2.

    04/30/2010 11:57:42 AM PDT · by GregB · 17 replies · 250+ views
    Discussions from this passed week's shows. We will also pass along the latest updates on breaking news we see fit to print so FReepers pass along any good and juicy that happens.
  • Quinn And ROSE After The Live Show Thread!

    04/27/2010 10:04:36 AM PDT · by GregB · 7 replies · 195+ views
    Discussions from The Quinn And ROSE show plus updated news.
  • Mrs. Obama: health overhaul will help older women

    11/13/2009 3:55:55 PM PST · by Nachum · 25 replies · 663+ views
    Google ^ | 11/13/09 | CHRISTINE SIMMONS
    WASHINGTON — First lady Michelle Obama sought to assure older women on Friday that efforts to overhaul health care won't undercut the benefits they receive through Medicare, saying her husband considers the government-run program a "sacred part of America's social safety net." Mrs. Obama, championing the health care effort at the White House while her husband travels through Asia, said women are among those struggling the most under the current system and would benefit from health care overhaul. She said there's been "a lot of misinformation" and she wanted to be clear that the legislation in Congress would make Medicare...
  • Euro chiefs ban 'Miss' and 'Mrs'

    03/15/2009 3:49:55 PM PDT · by melt · 50 replies · 1,623+ views
    telegraph.co.uk ^ | 3/15/09 | Simon Johnson
    The European Parliament has banned the terms 'Miss' and 'Mrs' in case they offend female MEPs. The politically correct rules also mean a ban on Continental titles, such as Madame and Mademoiselle, Frau and Fraulein and Senora and Senorita. Guidance issued in a new 'Gender-Neutral Language' pamphlet instead orders politicians to address female members by their full name only. Officials have also ordered that 'sportsmen' be called 'athletes', 'statesmen' be referred to as 'political leaders' and even that 'synthetic' or 'artificial' be used instead of 'man-made'. The guidance lists banned terms for describing professions, including fireman, air hostess, headmaster, policeman,...
  • Imaging Neural Progenitor Cells In The Living Human Brain

    11/18/2007 1:52:06 AM PST · by neverdem · 4 replies · 99+ views
    Science Daily ^ | Nov. 17, 2007 | NA
    For the first time, investigators have identified a way to detect neural progenitor cells (NPCs), which can develop into neurons and other nervous system cells, in the living human brain using a type of imaging called magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS). The finding may lead to improved diagnosis and treatment for depression, Parkinson's disease, brain tumors, and a host of other disorders. Research has shown that, in select brain regions, NPCs persist into adulthood and may give rise to new neurons. Studies have suggested that the development of new neurons from NPCs, called neurogenesis, is disrupted in disorders ranging from depression...
  • Former Miss SV is Mrs. America

    09/08/2006 9:23:43 PM PDT · by SandRat · 11 replies · 5,153+ views
    Sierra Vista Herald, Sierra Vista Arizona ^ | Herald/Review staff and wire report
    TUCSON — Former Miss Sierra Vista Diane Tucker has been crowned the new Mrs. America. The 29-year-old took the national title at the Loews Ventana Canyon Resort, Tucson, where the pageant was held, on Wednesday. “I’m on Cloud Nine. This is an unbelievable feeling,” she said, after winning. Tucker, who was Miss Sierra Vista in 1996, entered the contest after winning the Mrs. Arizona title. Married for five years to Thomas, a firefighter, Tucker is an account executive with the Argent Mortgage Co. She left Sierra Vista in 1995 to attend the University of Arizona. Her parents, Victor and Lorraine...
  • Primary front-runners shun debates (Mrs. Bill Clinton refuses pleas from anti-war Tasini)

    09/04/2006 6:32:40 AM PDT · by Libloather · 10 replies · 562+ views
    WCAX ^ | 6/02/06
    Primary front-runners shun debates ALBANY, N.Y. There's just over a week to go until New York's September twelfth primaries. You wouldn't know it by the number of debates. The front-runners in the four statewide races at stake have participated in just three debates. Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, facing a Democratic primary challenge from anti-Iraq war activist Jonathan Tasini, has so far refused his pleas for any such showdown. Meanwhile, state Attorney General Eliot Spitzer, who is battling Nassau County Executive Tom Suozzi for the Democratic nomination for governor, has participated in just one face-to-face debate. The one-debate format has also...
  • Caption Time! Code Pink & Dissent in a Democracy protest Hillary! (Mrs. Bill *Clinton)

    05/23/2006 5:34:10 PM PDT · by Libloather · 55 replies · 3,435+ views
    YAHOO! ^ | 5/23/06
    Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., listens as she is introduced at the National Press Club in Washington, Tuesday, May 23, 2006 prior to speaking about energy policy. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., speaks about cutting U.S. dependence on foreign oil during a speech about energy policy Tuesday, May 23, 2006 at the National Press Club in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., gestures during an energy policy address at the National Press Club in Washington, Tuesday, May 23, 2006. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., answers questions after speaking about cutting U.S....
  • Will it be 'au revoir' to 'mademoiselle'?

    05/06/2006 12:22:17 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 24 replies · 1,119+ views
    Washington Times ^ | May 6, 2006 | Kerstin Gehmlich (Reuters)
    PARIS -- "Bonjour, mademoiselle" -- is that a sexist insult? A classic pickup line? Or just a friendly greeting for millions of Frenchwomen every day? Whatever it is, it could become a thing of the past. A group of French feminists wants to get rid of the word "mademoiselle," or "miss," saying the term turns a female into an inferior being defined by her marital status. "When you get letters, the postman or anyone passing by your mailbox can see whether you are married or not. It's nobody's business," said Mathilde, an unmarried 40-year-old, who has started a petition for...
  • Reigning Mrs. Virginia, Army officer visits U.S. Army NASCAR team

    04/05/2006 6:10:22 PM PDT · by SandRat · 8 replies · 1,031+ views
    ARNEWS ^ | Lt. Col. William Thurmond
    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Army News Service, April 5, 2006) – The U.S. Army NASCAR racing team has played host to hundreds of dignitaries, VIPs and generals over the past several years, but this past Sunday they spent some time with an army officer who has combined talent, leadership and educational pursuits to achieve success both in and out of the army. Capt.-promotable Rose Lopez-Keravuori, who also happens to be the reigning 2005 Mrs. Virginia, was a guest of the U.S. Army team at Sunday's DIRECTV 500 Nextel Cup race. It was the first NASCAR race for Keravuori, who was crowned Mrs....
  • Exodus Of 'Ossie' Women Following Mrs Merkel West

    11/26/2005 5:19:20 PM PST · by blam · 5 replies · 881+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 11-27-2005 | Rob Hyde/Colin Freeman
    Exodus of 'Ossie' women following Mrs Merkel west Rob Hyde in Saxony-Anhalt AND Colin Freeman (Filed: 27/11/2005) For years, the east German male has been the butt of jokes over his poor dress sense, outdated haircuts and glum outlook on post-Communist life. Now the old stereotype's days may be numbered - not because he has changed his ways, but because of a lack of women willing to marry him. New figures show men now outnumber women by three to one in some eastern regions, following an exodus of women in search of a better life - and husbands - in...
  • China's Mrs Fixit Reignites Row With Japan

    05/24/2005 6:30:04 PM PDT · by blam · 3 replies · 437+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 5-25-2005 | Richard Spencer
    China's Mrs Fixit reignites row with Japan By Richard Spencer in Beijing (Filed: 25/05/2005) Diplomatic hostilities between China and Japan exploded into life again yesterday after a Chinese politburo member known as Mrs Fixit snubbed her hosts by ending a visit to Tokyo a day early. No reason was given for Wu Yi's failure to meet Junichiro Koizumi, the Japanese prime minister, thereby missing talks supposed to improve relations between the economic giants. But it became clear that the snub was deliberate when the Chinese media reopened a campaign of vilification against Mr Koizumi. The countries have been at loggerheads...
  • The Mother of All Spams

    03/27/2005 9:12:21 AM PST · by JimVT · 9 replies · 468+ views
    JimVT e-mail | 03/27/05 | JimVT
    <p>This mail may not be surprising to you if you have been following current events in the international media with reference to the Middle East and Palestine in particular.</p> <p>I am Mrs. SUHA ARAFAT, the wife of YASSER ARAFAT, the Palestinian leader who died recently in Paris. Since his death and even prior to the announcement, I have been thrown into a state of antagonism, confusion, humiliation, frustration and hopelessness by the present leadership of the Palestinian Liberation Organization {PLO} and the new Prime Minister.</p>
  • Child Abuse Cases Fall 9 Percent (After NC court orders CPS to drop child-snatching)

    01/28/2005 7:48:26 AM PST · by TaxRelief · 11 replies · 477+ views
    Carolina Journal Exclusive ^ | Jan 28, 2005 | Staff
    RALEIGH --In 2004, the state of North Carolina reported a 9 percent decline in child abuse cases. This came with a 5 percent increase in the number of cases investigated, the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services reports. "We gave social workers new tools to help them make better decisions, and they're working," said Jo Ann Lamm, director of Family Support and Child Welfare Services. "Across the state, all county departments of social services follow the same process when deciding whether to investigate an allegation of abuse. When they do investigate, they all have the same decision-making process to...
  • More Of The Same (Was Mrs. Bill Clinton in any way complicit with fund-raising activities?)

    01/11/2005 4:43:26 PM PST · by Libloather · 14 replies · 927+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 1/10/05
    More Of The Same Monday January 10, 7:00 pm ET Ibd Politics: Sen. Hillary Clinton's former finance director has been indicted for filing false reports on campaign fund-raising activities. Why are we not surprised? As anyone who lived through the 1990s knows, the Clinton White House showed an unwillingness to play by the rules, especially in the artful practice of political fund raising. Think back to Al Gore's "no controlling legal authority" excuse for making fund-raising phone calls from federal property while serving as vice president. Or to the apparent laundering of Clinton-Gore contributions at a Buddhist temple fund-raiser that...
  • Ex-beauty queen convicted of fraud (Mrs Minnesota/Iowa gets 4 years, ordered to pay $193,000)

    12/11/2004 3:26:11 PM PST · by Libloather · 62 replies · 3,483+ views
    Daily Times ^ | 12/12/04
    Ex-beauty queen convicted of fraud A former beauty queen who collected Social Security benefits by claiming she was disabled was sentenced yesterday to nearly four years in prison and was ordered to pay $193,000 in restitution. Denise Henderson – Mrs Minnesota International in 1999 and Mrs Iowa International in 2001 – also must complete three years of supervision once she’s released. Defense lawyers said they will appeal. The judge instructed Henderson, 44, and her attorneys not to comment afterward. She was ordered to begin serving her three-year, 10-month prison sentence after the holidays. In August, a federal jury found Henderson...
  • Mrs Arafat's Bank Accounts Probed

    02/11/2004 3:22:32 PM PST · by blam · 5 replies · 254+ views
    BBC ^ | 2-11-2004
    Mrs Arafat's bank accounts probed Suha, who married the Palestinian leader in 1992, lives in Paris French prosecutors are looking into alleged multi-million dollar transfers into the bank accounts of the wife of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat. Officials have confirmed reports of an inquiry into the financial transactions of Paris-based Suha Arafat. They acted after the Bank of France alerted them to transfers of nine million euros ($11.5m) from Switzerland to two of Mrs Arafat's accounts.Prosecutors say the investigation is at a preliminary stage. It was launched by the Paris public prosecutor last October after the Bank of France reported...
  • Call me Miss (A woman nails feminism, some understands Orwell Alert)

    09/18/2003 11:59:30 AM PDT · by longtermmemmory · 80 replies · 1,832+ views
    Call me Miss September 16, 2003 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- by Amber Pawlik -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Before feminism, women were referred to based on their marital status. Single women were “Miss;” married women were “Mrs.” Feminists invented the term “Ms.” to refer to a woman independent of her marital status – much like “Mr.” I recently picked up George Orwell’s 1984 again, and came across a particularly insightful quote. I had to put the book down for quite some time after reading it; it had such an effect on me. This is when Winston visits his neighbor, goes to call her “Mrs.,” but then remembers:...
  • Something Smells in Kirk Texas Race: Hicks. [But first let's have a little fun]

    10/05/2002 3:55:53 AM PDT · by Arthur Wildfire! March · 27 replies · 343+ views
    Kirk: Fighting the Klingon terrorists is wrong. It will unfairly hurt minorities. Anyone proposing this attack on Klingons doesn't care about minorities. Sulu, set course for home. Full warp speed, Mr. Sulu. We don't want any sneak attacks as we gain ground to a safe port. Keep minorities in safety pods. Mr. Spock: Captain. Your statement is most illogical. Logic dictates that minorities in the Federation benefit from fighting terrorism even more than non-minorities. The large urban areas are prime terrorist targets. Kirk: Don't confuse me with the facts! As I see it, we are not retreating from the war....