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  • AP Source: Teresa Heinz Kerry showed symptoms of seizure

    07/08/2013 7:02:35 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 46 replies
    AP via WPXI ^ | July 8, 2013
    BOSTON (AP) — Teresa Heinz Kerry, the wife of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and heir to a ketchup company fortune, was hospitalized in critical but stable condition Monday, a day after showing symptoms consistent with a seizure, a person in close contact with the family said.
  • Teresa Heinz Kerry Rushed To Hospital, Source Close To Family Says

    07/07/2013 2:54:56 PM PDT · by ConservativeMan55 · 227 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 7/7/13 | Dave Urbanski
    Teresa Heinz Kerry, wife of U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry, was taken to a hospital on Nantucket this afternoon, according to a person close to the family, Boston.com reports.
  • Atheist group at Dartmouth plans anti Mother Teresa event

    11/16/2012 1:55:51 PM PST · by oliverdarcy · 23 replies
    An atheist group at Dartmouth College is planning an event aimed at skewering the reputation of the late Mother Teresa. The Atheists Humanists Agnostics (AHA) club sent out a campus-wide e-mail announcing the program on Tuesday and promising a “full-out romp against why one of the most beloved people of the century, Mother Teresa, is as Hitchens put it… ‘a lying, thieving Albanian dwarf.’”
  • St. Teresa of Avila’s Interior Castle [Catholic Caucus]

    10/14/2010 10:44:42 PM PDT · by Salvation · 8 replies
    CatholicExchange.com ^ | October 14th, 2010 | Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur
    St. Teresa of Avila’s Interior Castle October 14th, 2010 by Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur October 15th is the feast day of St. Teresa of Avila. A Carmelite nun living in the 1500s, one of her most famous works is “Interior Castle” (known as “The Mansions” in her native Spain) which she wrote at the request of her confessor. A mystic who communed intimately with God, she had experienced a vision of “a most beautiful crystal globe, made in the shape of a castle, and containing seven mansions, in the seventh and innermost of which was the King of Glory, in the greatest...
  • Was executed Virginia woman, Teresa Lewis, really a Christian?

    09/25/2010 1:10:07 PM PDT · by jackspyder · 42 replies · 2+ views
    examiner.com ^ | Sept. 24, 2010 | Réne Girard
    On Sept. 23, 2010, in Jarrat, Virginia, 41 yr. old Teresa Lewis was executed by lethal injection in connection with the murder of her husband, Julian Lewis and her stepson Charles "C.J." Lewis in October 2002. Thousands of individuals petitioned VA Governor Robert F. McDonnell to change her sentence to "life in prison" to no avail. (SaveTeresaLewis.org) News reports around the nation mentioned the story citing details about female executions (the last one in the U.S. was here in Texas in 2005; of the current 10 TX females on death row, 4 are from the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex - details)....
  • The lives (and faces) of Mother Teresa and Helen Thomas: the good, the mad, and the ugly

    06/18/2010 3:59:37 PM PDT · by mlizzy · 13 replies · 282+ views
    RenewAmerica ^ | 6-17-10 | Tom O'Toole
    "Joy is the net by which you capture souls." "If you judge people, you have no time to love them." --Mother Teresa "I used to censor myself...now I wake up and ask myself 'Who do I hate today?'" "Tell [the Jews] to get the hell out of Palestine..." --Helen ThomasAlthough initially you might think a comparison between Mother Teresa and Helen (no relation to Fighting Irish) Thomas to be crazy, the two female trailblazers had (at least initially) a lot in common. Both come from large religious families of middle Eastern decent, both decried injustice and poverty and forged fabulous careers...
  • [CATHOLIC CAUCUS] Fr. John A. Hardon, S.J.

    06/06/2010 9:05:24 AM PDT · by mlizzy · 3 replies · 112+ views
    Offer It Up ^ | 4-12-10 | Fr. James Kubicki, S.J.
    Jesuit Father John Hardon lived from 1914 to 2000. I only met him once, briefly, and heard him give a talk at a fund-raiser for a private Catholic academy in Milwaukee. Archbishop Raymond Burke has opened up his cause for canonization and the more I learn about him the more I find myself enlisting his intercessory support for the work of the Apostleship of Prayer. Fr. Hardon was a true apostle of the Sacred Heart. He was on fire with the same love that burns in the Heart of Jesus. He couldn't keep the fire to himself and did everything...
  • The Relics And Bones That Bring Us Closer To God

    09/16/2009 2:56:48 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 8 replies · 578+ views
    Telegraph(UK) ^ | September 16, 2009
    The Relics And Bones That Bring Us Closer To God Christopher Howse 16 Sep 2009 Thousands will turn out to see the relics of Teresa of Lisieux A woman who has been dead for 112 years arrives in Plymouth today, and at the weekend thousands are expected to turn out when she moves on to Birmingham. Thérèse Martin will be the centre of attention in a month-long tour of England and Wales, but while her picture dominates dozens of venues, all to be seen of her in person is a casket that holds her mortal remains. These old bones of...
  • St. Teresa de Avila's Devotion to St. Joseph (Catholic Caucus)

    10/15/2008 12:27:41 PM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 5 replies · 820+ views
    Dignare Me Laudare Te, Virgo Sacrata ^ | n/a | St. Teresa of Avila
    St. Teresa de Avila (courtesy of Treasures of Grace) [The following quotes from St. Teresa de Avila about her devotion to St. Joseph are taken from her autobiography, and were quoted on St. Teresa of Avila's devotion to St. Joseph.] "I took for my advocate and lord the glorious Saint Joseph and commended myself earnestly to him; and I found that this my father and lord delivered me both from this trouble [a temporary paralysis] and also from other and greater troubles concerning my honor and the loss of my soul, and that he gave me greater blessings than I...
  • Teresa: We won in '04

    08/28/2008 4:50:06 PM PDT · by pissant · 28 replies · 426+ views
    Politico ^ | 8/28/08 | Ben Smith
    The Observer finds that Teresa Heinz Kerry appears to believe that the results in Ohio in 2004 are illegitimate: This convention, Ms. Heinz Kerry said, is “full of meaning and full of opportunity, and if you, as I, believe, and I know a lot of you do, we did not lose the last election, nor did Al Gore lose his last election. We won it.” While many Democrats remain angry about conflicts over voter registration and the provision of voting machines, in particular, fewer believe that those provided the margin of victory, or that Kerry was robbed of victory the...
  • Why libs hate Mother Teresa, Part III: M. Teresa, the Clintons and Gore

    09/06/2007 1:51:23 PM PDT · by fabrizio · 26 replies · 1,677+ views
    On February 3,1994, Mother Teresa came to Washington and gave a speech that left the entire audience dazzled and part of it dismayed, including a United States senator who turned to his wife after Mother Teresa concluded and said, “Is my jaw up yet?” It was the annual National Prayer Breakfast at the Hilton Hotel and three thousand people were there, including most of official Washington. The breakfast is always an interesting and unusual gathering in the capital in that it is informed by an unspoken goodwill and because famous people, usually political figures, are invited to talk about what...
  • Why libs hate Mother Teresa, Part II: M.Teresa and Ronald Reagan

    09/05/2007 11:44:34 PM PDT · by fabrizio · 8 replies · 1,126+ views
    Remarks on Presenting the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Mother Teresa June 20, 1985 The President. This great house receives many great visitors, but none more special or more revered than our beloved guest today. A month ago, we awarded the Medal of Freedom to 13 heroes who have done their country proud. Only one of the recipients could not attend because she had work to do -- not special work, not unusual work for her, but everyday work which is both special and urgent in its own right. Mother Teresa was busy, as usual, saving the world. And I...
  • Why libs hate Mother Teresa,Part I: M. Teresa and Clinton's Abortion Clinics Act

    09/05/2007 11:22:00 PM PDT · by fabrizio · 1 replies · 581+ views
    Mother Teresa's Reaction to President Clinton's Access to Abortion Clinics Act Recalled by Fr. Pavone She used to go to Indian abortion clinics and "I take the women by the arm and say, 'Come with me; we will help you and your child!'" By Fr. Frank Pavone National Director, Priests for Life WASHINGTON, D.C., September 4, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) - September 5, 2007 marks the 10th anniversary of the death of Mother Teresa. Now declared "Blessed," she continues to inspire disciples of Christ worldwide My own interaction with her came shortly after I took leadership of Priests for Life. I asked...
  • Teresa's agony: A meditation on walking by faith

    09/03/2007 10:55:04 AM PDT · by EternalVigilance · 15 replies · 433+ views
    RenewAmerica.us ^ | September 3, 2007 | Alan Keyes
    According to a recent article in Time Magazine, the person we knew as Mother Teresa endured, throughout her career of ministry to the dying, the travail we would ordinarily associate with damnation, which is the sense of "being without God." I read the article with what I found to be a surprising sense of confirmation, as when we return to a place long familiar and find there exactly what we remember. Is anything so disturbing as such unexpected familiarity? I have since then been preoccupied with the clues that it immediately brought to mind, the two most important being...
  • Teresa Heinz Kerry just quieter, not silent (Idiot Woman, Scary Picture)

    04/14/2007 9:39:39 PM PDT · by LdSentinal · 31 replies · 1,639+ views
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ^ | 4/15/07 | Mackenzie Carpenter
    She is no longer the outspoken, freewheeling quote-machine of the early 2004 presidential campaign, the woman beside Democratic nominee Sen. John F. Kerry who intrigued voters and frazzled political handlers with her tendency to say exactly what she thought on everything from health care policy to botox, from pre-nups to Rick Santorum. These days, Teresa Heinz Kerry seems more guarded around the news media. Since her husband's defeat, she's lowered her profile, tending to her various philanthropies and, perhaps, nursing some wounds -- not just from the election but from some snarky portrayals of her in the press. About her...
  • A Complex Greeting from John and Teresa "Heinz" Kerry

    01/04/2007 6:15:17 AM PST · by AmericanMade1776 · 46 replies · 2,123+ views
    Washington Post ^ | Jan 4,2007
    Nothing is ever simple when it comes to John Kerry. The senator from Massachusetts and his wife, Teresa Heinz Kerry, sent out 75,000 Christmas cards with pictures of trees at each season. The Kerrys gushed over their "gratitude for the beauty of these trees and the life they represent." But it didn't end there. The card came in an odd-looking envelope, one of those with a return-mail flap and instructions to send it to . . . well, to a recycling company, so "it can be made into new carpet tile." Carpet tile? We want a "world without waste ....
  • Indian director hopes to cast Paris Hilton as Mother Teresa (Really... not a joke!)

    04/05/2006 8:17:29 AM PDT · by Mikey_1962 · 34 replies · 983+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 4/5/6 | Mikey_1962
    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, India (AFP) - An Indian movie director said he hopes to persuade Paris Hilton to play the role of Nobel laureate and prospective Catholic Saint, Mother Teresa, in an upcoming film. "Her features resemble Mother Teresa," director T. Rajeevnath told AFP from the southwestern coastal state of Kerala. The filmmaker said Hilton is on his shortlist after a computer-generated image showed a close facial match between the hotel heiress and the Albanian-born nun. Mother Teresa, who died in 1997, worked among the poor in the teeming slums of Kolkata, formerly Calcutta, with the Missionaries of Charity. She was beatified...
  • THE ESSENTIAL NEED FOR CAPITAL PUNISHMENT

    03/03/2006 4:27:53 PM PST · by MrBallroom · 10 replies · 784+ views
    The American Partisan ^ | 3 March 2006 | Timothy Rollins
    THE ESSENTIAL NEED FOR CAPITAL PUNISHMENT by Timothy Rollins, Editor and Publisher March 3, 2006 WARNING: This DOUBLE-LENGTH article contains material that is brutally and even horrifically graphic. This is not recommended reading for children, those with weak stomachs, or those whose sensitivities may be destroyed by so doing. Neither this author nor The American Partisan will be considered liable for either the contents of this article or the reaction of its readers to viewing, reading or hearing it. Think it over VERY CAREFULLY before deciding to proceed past this point.If there was ever a case begging for capital punishment-despite...
  • Spanish bishop slams new film on St. Teresa of Avila

    01/04/2006 11:10:37 AM PST · by NYer · 14 replies · 713+ views
    Catholic News Agency ^ | January 4, 2006
    Madrid, Jan. 04, 2006 (CNA) - Bishop Demetrio Fernandez of Tarazona, Spain, has issued a letter denouncing a new film on St. Teresa of Avila that portrays her as a sex symbol and is the subject of an “orchestrated media campaign” to depict the saint solely “through the prism of sex.”Teresa, Muerte y Vida (Teresa, Death and Life) is currently being shot in Spain by director Ray Loriga and stars Paz Vega as St. Teresa.In his letter entitled, “Poor St. Teresa,” Bishop Fernandez noted the human and spiritual transcendence of the Spanish mystic who “made history before the arrival of...
  • Teresa Heinz drops 'Kerry'

    11/21/2005 6:50:03 PM PST · by george76 · 106 replies · 3,874+ views
    Tribune-Review ^ | February 6, 2005 | Tamara Rodriguez Reichberg
    A campaign convenience is no more. Teresa Heinz, the erstwhile Teresa Heinz Kerry, has stopped using the last name of her husband... Preceding its Women Who Make a Difference Awards dinner next month, the National Council for Research on Women is featuring "a conversation with Teresa Heinz," according to a release from the organization. The council failed to mention the final half of the Fox Chapel ketchup heiress' formerly elongated last name in several other references.
  • The retirement gap (Teresa: "I'm secure, and you're not!")

    10/10/2005 6:58:31 AM PDT · by bitt · 43 replies · 1,597+ views
    The Boston Glob ^ | 10/08/05 | Teresa Heinz
    A LIFETIME of hard work should bring economic security -- income sufficient to raise a family, and resources to enjoy a retirement earned over many working years. It is troubling that as far off as this goal seems to millions of American men, it is even further off for America's working women, especially in the area of retirement security. Even as families become more dependent than ever on second incomes, and the number of women as sole providers grows, women still earn less money than men; women are less likely to have a pension than men; and women are less...
  • Mother Teresa's House of Illusions

    08/05/2005 8:11:31 AM PDT · by petconservative · 126 replies · 3,404+ views
    Free Inquiry Magazine ^ | unknown | by Susan Shields
    Mother Teresa's House of Illusions How She Harmed Her Helpers As Well As Those They `Helped' by Susan Shields The following article is from Free Inquiry magazine, Volume 18, Number 1.Some years after I became a Catholic, I joined Mother Teresa's congregation, the Missionaries of Charity. I was one of her sisters for nine and a half years, living in the Bronx, Rome, and San Franciso, until I became disillusioned and left in May 1989. As I reentered the world, I slowly began to unravel the tangle of lies in which I had lived. I wondered how I could have...
  • Communism and human nature (Bolshie Mod sez, Arise ye kittens of the earth!)

    04/05/2005 10:50:57 AM PDT · by Sammy sam · 153 replies · 8,234+ views
    Many argue that communism will never be possible because of "human nature". The essence of this false argument is the belief that a communist society would consist of an all-powerful central government that would tell everybody what to do--and would therefore undermine the creative initiative of individuals and the search for happiness. • This argument is based on two false assumptions: (1) It assumes that a communist society will look like the former Soviet Union, or the current China, North Korea, etc (ie: corrupt police states with a feudal-style ruling class) (2) It assumes that people will only work in...
  • UN Panel: No Single Nation Should Control Internet Addresses

    07/16/2005 6:52:29 AM PDT · by grundle · 40 replies · 2,139+ views
    Yahoo! ^ | Jul 14 2005 | Aoife White
    http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/cmp/20050715/tc_cmp/165702500 UN Panel: No Single Nation Should Control Internet Addresses Aoife White Thu Jul 14, 9:38 PM ET BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP)--A U.N. panel created to recommend how the Internet should be run in the future has failed to reach consensus but did agree that no single country should dominate. The United States stated two weeks ago that it intended to maintain control over the computers that serve as the Internet's principal traffic cops. In a report released Thursday, the U.N. panel outlined four possible options for the future of Internet governance for world leaders to consider at a November "Information...
  • Red Alert... list of Left groups plan to surround the Whitehouse on Sept 24th

    07/14/2005 12:53:28 PM PDT · by Thunder90 · 127 replies · 8,101+ views
    Here is the list so far for sponcers to this hate America fest: ANSWER Code Pink UFPJ NION Al Awda World Workers Party Ruckas Revolutionary Communist party Moveon.org ACORN Campus Antiwar Network International Socialist Org Greens Party Muslim Student Association CPUSA
  • Traffic Accident Delays Albertson College Graduation (Teresa Heinz Kerry speaks!)

    06/04/2005 7:47:41 PM PDT · by bitt · 22 replies · 853+ views
    KBCI-TV Boise ^ | 5/4/05 | Catherine Wilkinson
    An accident delayed the start of Caldwell's Albertson College of Idaho Graduation today. Joining the graduates and faculty, you might call it a star-studded cast with commencement speaker, and the wife of former Presidential candidate John Kerry, Teresa Heinz Kerry. She joined Idaho's J.R. Simplot and Esther Simplot in offering words of encouragement. Mrs. Kerry talked about her appreciation of being able to see the stars again when she visits Idaho. "And if I were to wish on one today, I might wish that all Americans would commit to ensuring that each of us has access to a healthy and...
  • Heinz squeezes blame from pope (Teresa)

    04/23/2005 11:48:35 AM PDT · by bitt · 71 replies · 2,464+ views
    TRIBUNE-REVIEW ^ | April 22, 2005 | Eric Heyl
    Were it not for the man now known as Pope Benedict XVI, Teresa Heinz might already have installed new drapes and carpeting in the White House. Or so she seems to believe. Based on remarks Heinz made recently at a Seattle money-raiser, the Pittsburgh ketchup heiress -- a practicing Catholic -- appears to have little fondness for the new pontiff. You can almost understand why. He did, if you buy her argument, indirectly help keep her husband, Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., from becoming president last year. The Seattle Post-Intelligencer reported last month that Heinz blamed Kerry's inability to unseat President...
  • Pandering to the crackpot Left

    04/13/2005 7:11:53 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 6 replies · 594+ views
    TOWNHALL.COM ^ | APRIL 13, 2005 | MICHELLE MALKIN
    It looks like Teresa Heinz Kerry is rubbing off on her husband. And on Sen. Hillary Clinton. For the Republican Party, this is a very good thing. You'll recall that last month, Mrs. Heinz Kerry put on her shiniest tinfoil hat and blamed the Democrats' loss in November on rigged voting machines. As reported in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Mrs. Heinz Kerry openly questioned the election results and fixated on areas of the country where optical scanners were used to record votes. "Two brothers own 80 percent of the machines used in the United States," Mrs. Heinz Kerry intoned, and it...
  • Caption/Photo-Shop, anyone? We found Teresa....doing what she does so well....

    04/08/2005 6:39:46 PM PDT · by bitt · 78 replies · 3,085+ views
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ^ | 4/8/05 | Gabrielle Banks
    'Her remarks in an opening address for the Health and Environment conference at the hospital's Herberman Conference Center included a barbed reference to "the belligerent indifference of our leaders in Washington toward environmental health issues."'
  • Heinz Kerry urges more action on pollution

    04/08/2005 6:28:29 PM PDT · by bitt · 30 replies · 828+ views
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ^ | 4/8/05 | GABRIELLE BANKS
    Teresa Heinz Kerry this week challenged about 250 doctors and scientists to help Americans "connect the dots" between environmental pollution and rising cancer rates. Her remarks in an opening address for a conference on health and the environment included a barbed reference to "the belligerent indifference of our leaders in Washington toward environmental health issues." She urged the group to continue studying the causes of drastically increased rates of breast and prostate cancers and childhood leukemia. Heinz Kerry appeared calm and comfortable even though her speech at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center-Shadyside was interrupted several times and finally cut...
  • Judge unseals some Heinz records

    03/10/2005 5:37:14 AM PST · by bitt · 20 replies · 1,271+ views
    Judge unseals some Heinz records Associated Press PITTSBURGH – The public can see some records regarding the estate of the late Sen. H. John Heinz III, but others will remain sealed to protect the privacy and security of his widow, Teresa Heinz Kerry, and her family, a judge ruled. Attorneys for the Heinz estate had fought the efforts of two newspapers – the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – to unseal the estate documents. The newspapers argued the records could shed light on Heinz Kerry's charitable activities and whether she used some of her inheritance to help the White...
  • Elvis, Jimmy Hoffa, and now Teresa Heinz-Ketchup

    03/09/2005 7:17:49 AM PST · by thebiggestdog · 2 replies · 292+ views
    www.hotchicken.com ^ | 3-9-05 | www.hotchicken.com
    Americans love mystery and conspiracy theories. Crank up your favorite search engine and you can find wild theories about 9/11, famous celebrities or the founding fathers. I am not a shrink, so I can't tell you why we love them so much, but they are a part of Americana. One recent conspiracy theory centers around voting machines and the 2004 election. We don't have presidential elections every six months, so I am sure there were some glitches in the systems used on November 2nd, but as far as I have read, these did not have any effect whatsoever on the...
  • Whole Earth Systems symposium..(Teresa speech and pic!)

    02/16/2005 7:51:36 PM PST · by bitt · 23 replies · 1,037+ views
    the Stanford Report ^ | 2/16/05 | MARK SHWARTZ
    ...'A highlight of the symposium took place at the Faculty Club on Thursday night, when Teresa Heinz Kerry delivered what she called her "first real speech" since her husband, U.S. Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., lost the presidential election. Harvard scientist John Holdren introduced Heinz Kerry, chair of the Heinz Family Foundations, and extolled her philanthropic support of environmental issues. He also acknowledged her as "one of the few people who can rival Steve as a talker."
  • Pope misses Mass, says suffering helps save souls (Pope forgets the lessons of the Inquisition)

    02/11/2005 11:43:24 AM PST · by xm177e2 · 70 replies · 926+ views
    Reuters (via Drudge) ^ | 02/11/05 | Phil Stewart
    VATICAN CITY, Feb 11 (Reuters) - Pope John Paul, still convalescing after 10 days in hospital, told the world's sick on Friday that their suffering was "precious", but did not deliver his message in person at a special service for sick people. The 84-year-old Pontiff returned to the Vatican on Thursday evening after doctors decided he had recovered from an acute breathing crisis brought on by a bout of influenza. But Vatican officials are taking no risks with his frail health and the Pope missed Friday's commemorative Mass, held to mark the day the Roman Catholic Church dedicates each year...
  • Hidden Paul Martin firm linking leftwing activists to Information Highway

    02/03/2005 8:34:03 AM PST · by MikeEdwards · 4 replies · 369+ views
    CFP ^ | February 3, 2005 | Judi McLeod and David Hawkins
    Move over Teresa Heinz-Kerry, here comes Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin. Lansdowne Technologies Inc. (LTI), the Paul Martin corporation that somehow disappeared from Martin's public disclosure statements circa 1995, is in a business similar to the Heinz-Kerry charitable organization that links leftwing activists and UN radicals to specially designed Internet communications and virtual private networks. Between the woman who coveted being America's First Lady and the Prime Minister of the country next door, top advocates of One World Government are being expedited in droves onto the Information Highway. Through the Tides Foundation, back in the early 1990s Heinz-Kerry (Mrs. John...
  • Will John Kerry run again? The ball is in Teresa's hands

    01/23/2005 8:04:57 AM PST · by bitt · 82 replies · 2,708+ views
    pittsburglive.com ^ | 1/23/05 | Compiled by Tribune-Review staff
    Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry may want to consider running for president again in 2008. But his wife, local ketchup heiress Teresa Heinz Kerry of Fox Chapel, has made it clear she won't sit still for another campaign. "It's a once-in-a-lifetime thing," an unidentified Heinz Kerry friend told the Boston Herald. "Teresa will never do it again." Not necessarily, said Jeff Lewis, a Heinz Kerry spokesman. "Teresa Heinz is too smart to say that," he said. "She campaigned her heart out, as did her husband ... it was hard work and a great experience and we'll just go from there." According...
  • Where was Teresa???

    01/20/2005 10:10:49 PM PST · by Next_Time_NJ · 4 replies · 322+ views
    I DVR'ed the entire inaugural from start to end. I saw John Kerry but was he solo? Where was Teresa?? Getting Drunk?
  • 2005 Suggestions for Michael Moore and Others - (Don't miss this one!...a hoot!)

    01/08/2005 12:56:07 PM PST · by CHARLITE · 3 replies · 472+ views
    CHRONWATCH.COM ^ | JANUARY 8, 2005 | JIM SPARKMAN
    We received this in our e-mail pile without any indication of who wrote it. It was so good, we decided to post it anyway. To Michael Moore: Sit down and shut up. Your fifteen minutes are up. And do something about your hair. Looks can be deceiving, but not in your case... To Jimmy Carter: Big mistake to sit down next to Michael Moore at the convention. Spend more time with drywall and the glue gun. Or start lusting in your heart again. To Tom Daschle: If you lean too far to the left, voters will tend to lean right...
  • What they should have said - (Hilarious new Mort Zukerman!)

    01/03/2005 10:13:43 PM PST · by CHARLITE · 2 replies · 734+ views
    JEWISH WORLD REVIEW.COM ^ | JANUARY 4, 2005 | MORT ZUKERMAN
    President George W. Bush on Sen. John Kerry 's constantly changing positions on the war in Iraq: "He has sat on the fence for so long that the iron has entered his soul." Senator Kerry on Bush: "I would trust my honorable opponent with anything, except, that is, public office." Bush on Kerry 's campaigning: "He went around the country stirring up apathy." Kerry on Bush 's plain-spoken speeches: "He has never been known to use a word that might send a listener to the dictionary." The media, after listening to Bush 's stump speech over and over: "It is...
  • Kerry Wins . . . board approval to install rail

    01/01/2005 5:25:15 AM PST · by beyond the sea · 59 replies · 1,996+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | 12/23/04 | David R. Guarino
    If Sen. John F. Kerry [related, bio] had his way, he'd be lobbying foreign leaders, leaning on Congress and mapping a new Supreme Court from the White House wings. Instead, his government interaction last week was limited mostly to the arcane world of City Hall and the Beacon Hill Architectural Commission. Kerry and his wife, Teresa Heinz Kerry, won initial approval Dec. 16 - only after a lengthy debate and contingent on a rash of future paperwork - to build twin railings on the front steps of their Louisburg Square mansion. To bolster their case, the Kerrys laid out everything...
  • Even Insults Went Retro This Year (Zell, Teresa, etc.)

    12/29/2004 4:43:39 AM PST · by beyond the sea · 26 replies · 902+ views
    St. Petersburg Times online ^ | 12/26/04 | Robert Friedman
    The most heartening language trend of 2004 was the revival of the old-fashioned insult. When MSNBC's Chris Matthews, sitting in the safety of his studio, had some tough questions for U.S. Sen. Zell Miller, D-Ga., after Miller's over-the-top keynote address at the Republican National Convention, Miller went all Aaron Burr on him: "I wish I was over there, where I could get a little closer into your face. . . . I wish we lived in the day where you could challenge a person to a duel." Miller was giving away about 20 years and 90 pounds to Matthews. But...
  • A Very Quotable Year

    12/28/2004 2:43:12 PM PST · by bitt · 50 replies · 3,732+ views
    cbsnews.com ^ | Dec. 28, 2004 | Dotty Lynch
    As we say goodbye to 2004, Political Points can't resist getting into the top ten game. We've browsed through our sister publication, Washington Wrap, and came up with our favorite "quotes of the day" from the 2004 campaign.
  • Teresa Heinz Kerry Eyes House Seat for Son

    12/27/2004 5:14:35 PM PST · by bitt · 13 replies · 378+ views
    NewsMax.com ^ | 12/17/2004 | all
    Teresa Heinz Kerry failed in her bid to become first lady, but she's not giving up on buying her way into political power. "The word in Pennsylvania is that Kerry and other family members are pressing her son Chris Heinz to run for a House of Representatives seat," says Washingtonian Magazine. "Chris Heinz is attractive and photogenic, and campaign funding won’t be a problem," the mag notes. The tart-tongued billionairess who calls opponents "scumbags" also believes that leading conservative Sen. Rick Santorum is beatable in 2006. Mrs. Kerry is expected to pour some of her ketchup cash into the coffers...
  • Teresa Heinz Eyeing House Seat for Son

    12/27/2004 8:44:18 AM PST · by beyond the sea · 97 replies · 1,974+ views
    Newsmax.com ^ | 12/27/04 | unknown
    Teresa Heinz may have failed in her bid to become first lady, but she's not giving up on buying her way into political power. "The word in Pennsylvania is that Kerry and other family members are pressing her son Chris Heinz to run for a House of Representatives seat," says the Washingtonian Magazine. "Chris Heinz is attractive and photogenic, and campaign funding won’t be a problem," the mag notes. The tart tongued billionairess who calls opponents "scumbags" also believes that leading conservative Sen. Rick Santorum is beatable in 2006. Mrs. Heinz is expected to pour some of her ketchup cash...
  • Teresa Heinz Kerry (Vanity)

    11/30/2004 5:10:40 AM PST · by Jose Roberto · 8 replies · 743+ views
    John Kerry for President ^ | 11/30/04 | Jose Roberto
    Let's review and EDIT (in parentheses) Teresa's biography as painted very "lovingly" by Kerry's website. Teresa Heinz Kerry brings extraordinary ability, experience, (rudenesss, low class) and accomplishment to her husband’s (disastrous)campaign for President. Her extensive philanthropic work finding solutions to many of the most pressing challenges facing our nation (and her abrasiveness and lack of empathy), demonstrates she will be a leader helping our nation explore these issues, such as protecting the environment, our children, the rights of women (and insulting the voters of America). She has been a fighter for human rights, a strong supporter of the arts, (and...
  • FR Thanksgiving Day 'Thankful For' Thread

    11/22/2004 6:54:42 PM PST · by SlightOfTongue · 68 replies · 821+ views
    SOT Deep Thought Machine | 11-22-04 | SlightOfTongue
    What are your (freepers') thankfulness thoughts for the holiday?
  • FOX NEWS, John Podesta, "Hillary, as the VP..."

    11/18/2004 5:44:54 AM PST · by bannie · 28 replies · 2,753+ views
    Fox News ^ | 19 NOV 94 | self
    THIS AM...on Fox News, Podesta was being interviewed about the library. When asked about the extend of the displays about shillery, he said that...she was important..."as the vice president." He didn't say, "as was the vice president."
  • CNN's Inside politics report that Rove offered Nelson (D. Ne) Sec of Agriculture..Rove is BRILLIANT

    11/17/2004 1:01:51 PM PST · by ken5050 · 225 replies · 12,412+ views
    INside politics..CNN
    Judy (hmmm?) Woodruff just had a report that Karl Rove had offered Nebraska Sen Ben Nelson the post of Secretary of Agriculture. Nelson is up in 2006...and facing a hard race from popular GOP Gov Mike Johanns. Nelson is among the most conservative of Senate Dems..Does this make sense, because Nelson votes with the GOP on most of the key issues..?
  • UN Security Council to Discuss Sudan

    11/18/2004 5:11:23 AM PST · by Haro_546 · 6 replies · 626+ views
    The Guardian ^ | Thursday November 18, 2004 11:46 AM | CHRIS TOMLINSON
    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan urged the Security Council on Thursday to issue ``the strongest warning'' to the forces fighting in Sudan to bring an end to the civil wars there. Annan's comments were made to Security Council members in Kenya's capital, where they have begun extraordinary meetings on the violence and humanitarian crisis in Sudan. ``I regret to report that the security situation in (the western region of) Darfur continued to deteriorate despite the cease-fire agreement signed earlier,'' Annan said. ``Both the government and its militias as well as the rebel groups have breached these...
  • Democrats Question Kerry's Campaign Funds

    11/18/2004 5:04:46 AM PST · by Hawk44 · 21 replies · 1,842+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 11/18/2004 | Ron Fournier
    WASHINGTON - Democratic Party leaders said Wednesday they want to know why Sen. John Kerry (news - web sites) ended his presidential campaign with more than $15 million in the bank, money that could have helped Democratic candidates across the country. Some said he will be pressured to give the money to Democratic campaign committees rather than save it for a potential White House bid in 2008. "Democrats are questioning why he sat on so much money that could have helped him defeat George Bush (news - web sites) or helped down-ballot races, many of which could have gone our...