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  • Citi Is Suing AT&T Over The Word “Thanks”

    06/13/2016 7:04:32 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 8 replies
    Consumerist ^ | June 10, 2016 | Chris Morran
    Last week, AT&T launched a new loyalty program dubbed AT&T Thanks, offering rewards to customers, especially those who bundle together wireless and pay-TV services from the company. This morning, Citi fired back at the Death Star, alleging that AT&T is stomping all over Citi’s “ThankYou” trademark. For several years, Citi has had trademarks protecting its “ThankYou from Citi” credit card rewards program, while AT&T more recently filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for its “AT&T Thanks” mark. That AT&T mark was published for opposition this week, and it looks like Citi has a problem with it. Citi has...
  • Trump: ‘I Want To Thank The Special Interests and The Lobbyists’ For Driving My Numbers

    03/09/2016 5:16:47 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 21 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/09/16 | Ian Hanchett
    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump sarcastically thanked “the special interests and the lobbyists” for driving his numbers up at a press conference in Jupiter, FL on Tuesday. Trump began by saying, “One of the things I’m most happy about is that the turnout has been just massive, for every week. … No matter where you go, it’s records. I think it’s actually the single biggest story in politics today. It’s what’s happening at the booth. The tremendous number of people that are coming out to vote. Some of the states are getting — in fact, one has 102% increase over four...
  • Hello To All My Fellow FReepers

    12/30/2015 5:04:49 PM PST · by Grateful2God · 25 replies
    12/30/2015 | self
    I just wanted to say Hi to all and wish you blessings in 2016. I miss being here. Things have been a bit upside-down in my life, including the loss of over half a dozen family members, and having a close friend, who is like family to me, become very ill with little time left. I've been spending precious little time in prayer, including my prayer group, but please know I haven't forgotten you or your intentions when I do- even if I don't know specifically what they are, I know that G-d in His Infinite Wisdom, does. Please pray...
  • Merry Christmas My Friends!

    12/25/2015 5:22:50 PM PST · by Texas Fossil · 10 replies
    The American Cowboy Chronicles ^ | December 24, 2015 | Tom Correa
    Merry Christmas My Friends! Dear Friends, Thank you for your wonderful support of my blog. I cannot thank you enough for making my blog such a success. I am truly grateful for your support. While it never ceases to amaze me just how many people out there are interested in the same things that I am, as a kindred spirit I feel blessed that you visit to see what's new. It is great to know that I can provide something that you may enjoy reading. And yes, it also feels pretty good knowing that I can be useful in passing...
  • Chris Christie Attacked Ted Cruz – But Wasn’t Expecting These Perfect FOUR WORDS!

    12/10/2015 12:46:13 PM PST · by Isara · 23 replies
    Political Insider ^ | December 10, 2015 | El Sooper
    Ted Cruz appeared on “Morning Joe” Thursday and answered to a long list of critics and detractors including Obama, Hillary, and even some Republicans.And his perfect response amounted to just four words.Watch below: .@ChrisChristie slams @tedcruz for making America ‘less safe.’ Here’s how Cruz responds. Morning Joe (@Morning_Joe) December 10, 2015 “Thanks for the endorsement!”Ted Cruz’s response is perfectly crafted for the conservative base, which is he needs to show up in order to win the primary elections and overtake Donald Trump’s commanding lead.Cruz has recently rocketed into second place, surpassing Ben Carson and leaving Marco Rubio stuck in...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 11-26-15, Thanksgiving Day

    11/25/2015 9:13:16 PM PST · by Salvation · 38 replies ^ | 11-26-15 | Revised New American Bible
    November 26, 2015 Thanksgiving Day The following are a selection of the readings that may be used on this day. Reading 1 Sir 50:22-24 And now, bless the God of all,who has done wondrous things on earth;Who fosters people's growth from their mother's womb,and fashions them according to his will!May he grant you joy of heartand may peace abide among you;May his goodness toward us endure in Israelto deliver us in our days. Responsorial Psalm Ps 145:2-3, 4-5, 6-7, 8-9, 10-11 R. (see 1) I will praise your name for ever, Lord.Every day will I bless you,and I will...
  • Milwaukee police officers rescue American flag being burned by protesters

    11/12/2015 6:31:43 AM PST · by rktman · 3 replies ^ | 11/12/2015 | Rick Moran
    We've all seen demonstrations over the years where protesters burn the American flag while police stand helplessly by. I know a couple of cops who have told me they wept in frustration at being unable to rescue the flag for being desecrated. On Tuesday night outside the venue in Milwaukee where the GOP debate was being held, several hundred demontrators engaged in a partisan protest against Republicans. A few of the demonstrators set fire to the American flag, at which point, Milwaukee police officers moved in, extinguished the fire consuming the flag, and then did something quite unexpected; they reverently...
  • Prayers Needed

    07/16/2015 4:47:04 PM PDT · by Grateful2God · 82 replies
    7/16/2015 | self
    Hello, everyone... I am very much in need of prayers at this time. The Lord has given me a great deal of loss: physically; financially; emotionally; in my career; most of all, in those whom I love who have passed on, or are ill. Whatever He chooses to do in my life, how He chooses to use me, please pray for me for strength and healing of my heart. I thank Him for those around me; for loving and watching over me; for giving me kind people in my life- even when He decides to call them home. I thank...
  • I want to thank everyone for their prayers

    06/06/2015 8:14:54 AM PDT · by RaceBannon · 20 replies
    self | 06/06/15 | RaceBannon
    I want to thank everyone for their well wishes and prayers in the last 2 weeks. My Mom passed on May 24 and we laid her to rest on May 29. Driving up to CT, my car started to fail, the air suspension system was tired, not knowing where it was failing, but on the way home, the warning alarm went off every 25 miles. When I got to Church the day after my mom's funeral, I got a flat tire on the highway that for some reason (THE GRACE OF GOD!) held out until I was safely in the...
  • Thanks for All Who Pray(ed) for my Buster

    05/31/2015 8:47:11 PM PDT · by Secret Agent Man · 9 replies
    Just wanted to say "thanks" again to all who have prayed in the past for my Buster, and those who still may be doing so. It's been probably about 8 weeks or so since the last surgery, which did go well. Since then I have had him on a new "cocktail" of natural tinctures of various immune-boosting and anticancer herbs and such, along with his normal pain medicine from the vet for his arthritis, and I also give him cold laser treatments for the arthritis as well. I finally got the cocktail of the natural stuff right, I believe, to...
  • A Veteran You NEED To Know: Chris Melendez Is A Professional Wrestler, Oh, And He Only Has 1 Leg

    05/23/2015 9:04:58 AM PDT · by rktman · 1 replies ^ | 5/23/2015 | Katie Frates
    Meet TNA “Impact Wrestling” star and veteran Chris Melendez: a man who served his country, lost a leg for it, and then became a pretty badass professional wrestler. On Memorial Day, he will walk in Washington, D.C.’s National Memorial Day Parade. Melendez, 27, had two dreams growing up: Serve the country he loves, and become a professional wrestler. The son of a Vietnam veteran, Melendez grew up in New York and felt the call to service after the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. He was only 17 years old when he joined the Army. Seventeen, as in not a legal...
  • The Work That Saves

    04/17/2015 6:41:04 PM PDT · by bad company · 16 replies ^ | April 17, 2015 | Fr. Stephen Freeman
    Do we cooperate in our salvation? Do our efforts make a difference? These questions lie at the heart of a centuries-old religious debate in Christianity. Classically, the Protestant reformers said, “No,” to these questions, arguing that we are saved solely and utterly by God’s grace, His unmerited favor. The Catholic Church replied that “faith without works” is dead and that faith alone is insufficient. This debate, with various twists and turns, has continued down through the centuries of Christian culture. At one point, there were complaints of “cheap grace,” where the exaltation of pure grace over works led to a...
  • I'm Back After 6 Weeks in Hospital, Thanks for Prayers (Ecumenical, No Fighting)

    03/03/2015 4:38:20 PM PST · by Mrs. Don-o · 133 replies
    Mrs. Don-o | March 3, 2015 | Mrs. Don-o
    I've been discharged from Rehab and am now home. "Going slow, but still going." Thank you all for about a million prayers. What follows is my recollection --- or reflection --- or maybe raving --- about one thing I experienced while in critical condition. ------------------------------Raving----------------------------------- “Reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated.” Mark Twain Hello, friends, this will have been your first and probably your last communication from me until Christ our God grants a better body/brain recovery. But I wanted to write what I can before it all disappears down the Memory Hole. Collapsed on Jan 19, septic...
  • Tillis: Restaurant workers shouldn't be forced to wash hands after bathroom breaks

    02/04/2015 6:19:08 AM PST · by DoodleDawg · 105 replies
    Fox News ^ | 2/4/15 | Anon
    Congressional Republicans are challenging several health regulations, with one senator suggesting restaurants shouldn't have to make their employees wash their hands after bathroom visits. Such restaurants would have to prominently disclose their decision, and then would probably would go out of business, said newly elected GOP Sen. Thom Tillis of North Carolina. But they should have that choice, he said. Tillis raised the issue when speaking Monday to the Bipartisan Policy Center in Washington. Restaurant chains such as Starbucks should be able to skip obligatory hand-washing by workers, he said, "as long as they post a sign" and take other...
  • The Simple Faith of Humble Men

    11/27/2014 8:06:37 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 1 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | William Kevin Stoos
    Then yet a thousand times more thankful should our people be for this nation’s bounteous wealth, her strength and liberty “Thus out of small beginnings greater things have been produced by His hand. And as one small candle may light a thousand, so the light here kindled hath shone to many. Let the glorious name of Jehovah have all the praise.” (William Bradford, Governor of Plymouth County, 1621) Thankful they assembled there, A humble Pilgrim band, To praise their God in silent prayer That He should bless their land. Through winter unforgiving, Through pestilence and war, Those grateful few yet...
  • Kids give first lady sarcastic "thanks" on Twitter

    11/21/2014 6:55:16 PM PST · by Libloather · 20 replies
    MSN ^ | 11/21/14 | MARY CLARE JALONICK
    **SNIP** His photo of a soupy Spanish rice gone wrong and an apple on a school lunch tray was retweeted more than 170 times. Hunter, 17, is a senior at Richland Center High School in Richland Center, Wisconsin. He said in an interview with The Associated Press that his school lunches have gone downhill over his four years in high school. Of the Spanish rice, he said "you couldn't feel the individual grains of rice. It was just a solid mush." Halana Turner, a junior at Fraser High School in Fraser, Michigan, posted a photo of a mushy breakfast sandwich...
  • Navy Vet Spots Purse-Snatching Punk Knocking 76-Year-Old Woman to the Ground

    11/02/2014 6:38:13 AM PST · by rktman · 11 replies ^ | 11/1/2014 | Dave Urbanski
    Navy veteran Kendrick Taylor was on his way to the gym in Orange County, Florida, when he saw something that got his blood pumping much faster: A man attacking an elderly woman and trying to steal her purse.
  • Some thoughts to help deepen our gratitude.

    11/27/2013 8:09:08 PM PST · by markomalley · 6 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 11/27/2013 | Msgr Charles Pope
    True gratitude is a grace, or gift from God which proceeds from a humble and transformed heart. In such a case we do not render thanks merely because it is polite or expected, or because God commands it, but because it naturally flows from a profound experience of gratitude. The “command” of Scripture to give thanks is not a moralism, but a truth and description of a transformed heart.Thus, an anointing to seek from God is a powerful transformation of our intellect and heart wherein we become deeply aware of the remarkable gift that everything we have really is....
  • Reasons to Give Thanks

    11/28/2013 6:01:05 AM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 6 replies
    cns news ^ | 11-27-2013 | Charlie Daniels
    Almighty God, as we approach this day that has been set aside to express our thankfulness to you for the boundless blessings you have showered on this United States of America and the people who are fortunate enough to be called Americans, I would like to take a few minutes to, in my own words, say thank you for some of the things that mean so much to me.
  • Personal need

    11/16/2013 7:10:33 AM PST · by MarkBsnr · 35 replies
    Me ^ | Nov 16 2013 | MarkBSnr
    Thank you all my friends. It has been a trying time. May the Lord God Almighty have mercy upon me.
  • Obama and Congress Are Taking Away Our Liberties, But They're Keeping Theirs

    11/11/2013 6:44:37 AM PST · by rktman · 10 replies
    CNSNews ^ | 11/10/2013 | Charlie Daniels
    Even the most staunch, radical, "Blame Bush" Obama supporter - whether they will admit it publicly or not - has to know that the roll out of Obamacare has been a total, unadulterated disaster, a multi-billion dollar joke, an embarrassment and a crippling blow to America's already ailing image. President Obama is either a glib liar or the most uninformed president in the history of this and any other nation.
  • ‘Tears in Their Eyes’: Airplane Passengers Humbled to Learn They Helped Escort a Fallen Soldier Home

    11/01/2013 7:23:35 AM PDT · by rktman · 3 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 11/1/2013 | Dave Urbanski
    Uniformed soldiers traveling on commercial flights with civilians isn’t an unusual sight for passengers jetting around the U.S. and the world. And while a recent Delta Air Lines flight from Atlanta to Los Angeles indeed included military personnel, news about one particular passenger turned this airplane ride into something quite extraordinary. The Delta captain spoke on the public address system about 45 minutes prior to landing to say the plane was transporting a fallen soldier.
  • Aussie PM: carbon tax is ‘socialism’

    10/25/2013 8:33:01 PM PDT · by rktman · 9 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 10/25/2013 | Michael Bastasch
    Australia’s newly elected prime minister pulled no punches when giving his thoughts on the country’s carbon tax, which he says must be abolished as quickly as possible. “The carbon tax is bad for the economy and it doesn’t do any good for the environment,” Abbott told The Washington Post. “Despite a carbon tax of $37 a ton by 2020, Australia’s domestic emissions were going up, not down. The carbon tax was basically socialism masquerading as environmentalism, and that’s why it’s going to get abolished.”
  • Teacher called hero in fatal Nev. school shooting

    10/22/2013 7:54:15 AM PDT · by rktman · 11 replies ^ | 10/22/2013 | Unknown
    Jose Cazares said he was hanging out with friends when they heard gunshots, which they thought were firecrackers. He said he saw a boy shoot two students. He said the boy then aimed the gun at his chest, but Landsberry stepped between him and the shooter. "He was telling him to stop and put the gun down. Then the kid, he yelled out 'No!' Like, he was yelling at him, and he shot him," Jose told NBC's "Today" show on Tuesday. "He was calm, he was holding out his hand like, 'put the gun in my hand.'"
  • The Lord called my Father home on October 8, 2013

    10/18/2013 10:46:45 AM PDT · by Kaosinla · 30 replies
    10/18/13 | Myself
    Our Lord and Savior has shuffled off the mortal coil of my father and called him home to his kingdom after 63 yrs. of faithful service on Earth. He leaves behind a grateful, joyful, and sadenned Wife, Son, Daughter, Grandchildren, and friends. Thank you all for the prayers and support from this thread that explained his final fight. 2 Timothy 4:7 For I am already being poured out as a drink offering, and the time of my departure has come. I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith; in the future...

    07/13/2013 11:00:35 PM PDT · by clintonh8r · 20 replies
    me | 7/14/13 | clintonh8r
    Thanks for keeping things running smoothly throughout the Zimmerman show-trial and especially during the last couple of days. I couldn't even watch TV while the jury was out. I got all my info right here. Well done!
  • Thank Pro-Gun Senators via Email, Twitter, Facebook and Phone [Full List, All Contacts]

    04/18/2013 8:19:40 PM PDT · by forty_years · 26 replies ^ | April 18, 2013 | netWMD Staff
    Here, you can thank those senators who voted yesterday against the destruction of the Second Amendment via phone, email, Twitter, and Facebook. These senators deserve our continual support. They acted as they should because "Upon taking office, senators-elect must swear or affirm that they will 'support and defend the Constitution.'" Even though the Second Amendment is quite clear to many Americans, as it succinctly states that "the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed," there are extremists who care nothing about our great nation's founding principles. But these pro-Second Amendment senators stepped up to...
  • Today's Word with Joel Osteen - January 23, 2012 [Devotional]

    01/23/2012 4:52:38 AM PST · by Vision · 1 replies ^ | Today | Joel Osteen
    It’s All in Your Mind Today's Scripture “Do not be conformed to this world (this age), [fashioned after and adapted to its external, superficial customs], but be transformed (changed) by the [entire] renewal of your mind...” (Romans 12:2, AMP) Today's Word from Joel and Victoria Many people today don’t realize that the reason they’re not happy, the reason they’re not enjoying life is simply because they’ve trained their minds in the wrong direction. They’ve trained their minds to worry. They’ve trained their minds to complain. They’ve trained their minds to see the negative. But just as you can form...
  • “Thanks Are the Highest Form of Thought”

    11/25/2011 9:25:07 AM PST · by Paladins Prayer · 1 replies
    The New American ^ | Thursday, 24 November 2011 | Selwyn Duke
    My father once told me a story about when he was a boy. He said there was a certain man who every now and again would visit his family and give him 10 cents for an ice cream soda each time. Well, one day this fellow came ‘a callin’, but for some reason, on this occasion the dime wasn’t offered. Being a little tyke who had become accustomed to the gift, my dad asked, “Where’s my 10 cents?” He never got that dime again. The man taught my father a moral lesson: Don’t develop a spirit of entitlement. It’s one...
  • Netanyahu: 'Israel Will Stand By Peace'

    09/10/2011 2:53:12 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 5 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 10/9/11 | Chana Yaar
    Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu told reporters in a statement Saturday night in Jerusalem that Israel will stand by the peace treaty with Egypt, and thanked the United States for its assistance in persuading Cairo to take action in protecting people at the Israeli embassy following an attack. "The attack on the Israeli embassy in Egypt was a very serious thing, but could have been even worse, had they made it past the last door, and hurt our people who were trapped in the embassy," the prime minister said. "I'm glad we were able to prevent a disaster... Israel will continue...
  • On September 11, Give Thanks to Those Who Serve

    08/24/2011 8:19:33 AM PDT · by MosesmomS · 5 replies
    Associated Content ^ | August 22, 2011 | Jayn Bigler
    Yahoo! is asking Americans how September 11 changed them. Below is an account from a reader. As a reporter, I always looked forward to "good news days," a day when there was lots of hot news to cover, read about, and watch. As I sat along with the rest of the world glued to our television screens and watched the towers come down on September 11, 2001, and in the days afterward, I was overcome with guilt for ever wishing for a "good news day."
  • Al Sharpton Thanks Limbaugh For Playing Teleprompter Gaffe: ‘Keep Taking The Bait!’

    08/10/2011 6:19:25 PM PDT · by Nachum · 47 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 8/10/11 | Frances Martel
    Al Sharpton isn’t one to keep quiet when under attack, and tonight he responded in kind to the near-universal conservative guffaw his “resist we much” teleprompter gaffe received last night. Specifically, he responded to Rush Limbaugh, who suggested jokingly that the teleprompter was “racist.” Taking full responsibility for garbling the words, he thanked Limbaugh for bringing him viewers, telling him, “I want to preach to your choir!” Sharpton seemed in good spirits about the gaffe, clarifying that, unlike Limbaugh’s conspiracies, “there’s no racist teleprompter” and “there’s no black journalist trying to sabotage me– I messed up a line!” He took...
  • Time To Give Thanks To Those Who Give All (inspiring video-Ollie North)

    08/10/2011 11:23:51 AM PDT · by Signalman · 1 replies
    NRA ^ | unk. | NRAis1
    Oliver North US Troops Veterans Day Video (2009)
  • Major Japan daily publishes 1-page special in thanks for foreign aid

    04/15/2011 1:37:01 AM PDT · by ransomnote · 2 replies ^ | April 15, 2011 | no byline
    The Mainichi Shimbun, a major Japanese national daily, published in its morning edition Friday a one-page special expressing gratitude for foreign aid since the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. Headlined ''Thank You to the World Good Will,'' the special comprises an editorial, a feature story on activities by foreign rescue and relief teams, area maps including details of the teams and their activities, and a list of relief goods provided by other countries. The following is the editorial posted on the daily's English website. ----------- JAPAN ETERNALLY GRATEFUL FOR INTERNATIONAL SUPPORT FOLLOWING DISASTER Kenji Miyazawa, a poet and author of...
  • Now Approaching Offutt Air Force Base...

    03/21/2011 10:02:24 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 10 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | March 21, 2011 | Reaganite Republican
    Offutt Air Force Base -a USAF installation near Omaha, Nebraska- is today home to the U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM), the Air Force Weather Agency, and the 55th Wing of the Air Combat Command, serving as HQ to each. The base has been with us for some time, and has a storied past: US Army first began flying out of Offutt late in WWI, initially as a balloon field in 1918. It was thus named in honor of World War I pilot and Omaha native 1st Lt. Jarvis Offutt in 1924. Offutt AFB happens to be where the first two atomic bombers were...
  • Give Thanks in All Things (REAL LDS/Mormon)

    03/16/2011 3:06:04 PM PDT · by Paragon Defender · 15 replies ^ | Dallin H. Oaks
    Give Thanks in All Things     Elder Dallin H. OaksOf the Quorum of the Twelve ApostlesDallin H. Oaks, "Give Thanks in All Things", Ensign, May 2003, 95–98  When we give thanks in all things, we see hardships and adversities in the context of the purpose of life.   In one of the times of spiritual and temporal adversity recorded in the Book of Mormon, when the people of God were “suffering all manner of afflictions,” the Lord commanded them to “give thanks in all things” (Mosiah 26:38–39). I wish to apply that teaching to our time. I. The children of God have always...
  • Iraqis honor American wounded

    12/09/2010 3:31:39 PM PST · by nuconvert · 19 replies
    BASRA, Iraq – When the wounded warriors with Operation Proper Exit visited Basra, Iraq, Dec. 7, they received a warm welcome from soldiers on the base, from the ranks of private through major general. Another group, perhaps more unexpectedly, also welcomed them – Iraqi military leaders and civilians. Iraqi Air Force Brig. Gen. Sami Al Tamimy, the commander of the IAF’s 70th Squadron, hosted the group for lunch and spoke with the group of Americans who had been wounded in Iraq years before. “I would like to thank you for all the sacrifices that you’ve made to accomplish our wishes...
  • Thanksgiving Street

    11/24/2010 4:49:46 AM PST · by The Ignorant Fisherman
    Thanksgiving Street I knew a man whose name was Horner Who used to live in grumble corner; Grumble corner in crosspatch town And he never was seen without a frown. He grumbled at this, and he grumbled at that, He growled at the dog. He growled at the cat. He grumbled at morning. He grumbled at night, And to grumble and growl was his chief delight. He grumbled so much at his wife that she Began to grumble as well as he. And all the children, wherever they went, Reflected their parents discontent. If the sky was dark and betokened...
  • New Alamo Poll: For what accomplishment would you most like to thank President Obama? :D

    04/20/2010 4:10:12 PM PDT · by Publius772000 · 12 replies · 407+ views
    The Constitutional Alamo ^ | 04/20/10 | Michael Naragon
    New poll at the Alamo... tell why you'd like to thank Obama, America! :D Several reasons provided, plus a write-on category.
  • Obama Mocks American People, Demands a Thank You for His Work

    04/16/2010 4:11:33 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 48 replies · 1,543+ views
    OBAMA: Since today happens to be tax day (laughter) I should just point out that one-third of the Recovery Act went to tax cuts, tax cuts that strengthened the cornerstone of the American dream. I've been a little amused over the last couple of days where people have been having these rallies (laughter) about taxes, taxes. You would think they would be saying thank you. That's what you'd think. (cheers and applause)
  • Afghan Security Leaders Thank Gates for Support

    12/10/2009 3:59:10 PM PST · by SandRat · 1 replies · 138+ views
    KABUL, Dec. 10, 2009 – Senior Afghan military and national police leaders gathered today at Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates’ departure to thank him for his support for President Barack Obama’s new strategy for Afghanistan and a strong military team to support it. The leaders, along with Army Lt. Gen. David M. Rodriguez, commander of the new International Security Assistance Force Joint Command, were waiting for the weather to clear so they could fly to Kandahar. There, they planned to discuss details about where the incoming U.S. troops will go and what resources they will need. Gates’ arrival at Kabul...
  • Have faith, give thanks!

    11/26/2009 9:10:56 AM PST · by DBCJR · 172+ views
    Ephesians 5:17-20 (New International Version) 17Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the Lord's will is. 18Do not get drunk on wine, which leads to debauchery. Instead, be filled with the Spirit. 19Speak to one another with psalms, hymns and spiritual songs. Sing and make music in your heart to the Lord, 20always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. 2 Corinthians 5:17 (King James Version) 17Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new. Being...
  • Cultivating Gratitude

    11/26/2009 4:07:57 AM PST · by Patriot1259 · 221+ views ^ | 11/26/2009 | Candy Arrington
    Thanksgiving is a time for gathering with family and friends, recounting our blessings, and enjoying the bounty of our land. But have you noticed that often we project an attitude of dissatisfaction, discontentedness, and criticism rather than a spirit of thankfulness? The definition of gratitude is “thankful appreciation for favors or benefits received.” If we consider the benefits of salvation, and the advantages of living in God’s favor, it’s hard to imagine Christians failing to live a life of “thankful appreciation.” Often, we try to consign thankfulness to one worship service, banquet, family gathering, or date on the calendar. But...
  • Remembering The Thanks

    11/26/2009 4:05:58 AM PST · by Patriot1259 · 1 replies · 189+ views ^ | 11/26/2009 | John G. Winder
    Thanksgiving has become the holiday most associated with a celebration of gluttony, heavy on the gravy and light on the “Thanks” part. Be honest, have you spent more time thinking about your list of "Thanks" or the grocery list? Did you get the Pecan Pie? Food is the focus, followed by sports, napping and elastic waist bands which of course only serve to allow for more food....
  • Obama Thanks Hollywood With Coveted Invites To First White House State Dinner

    11/23/2009 8:51:09 AM PST · by Nachum · 24 replies · 1,183+ views ^ | 11/23/09 | Nikki Finke
    EXCLUSIVE: If tradition stands, the details of the guest list will be revealed only a few hours before the Obama administration's first state dinner tomorrow. The welcome for India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will be the biggest social event of the Obama White House. Already the Washington DC press corp is buzzing about the "got-to-be-there" fever.
  • XEROX IS DOING SOMETHING COOL [Say thanks to the troops]

    11/18/2009 9:28:43 AM PST · by Dick Bachert · 15 replies · 805+ views
    Xerox Corporation ^ | 11 18 09 | Unknown
    If you go to this web site, you can pick out a thank you card and Xerox will print it and it will be sent to a soldier that is currently serving in Iraq. You can't pick out who gets it, but it will go to a member of the armed services. How AMAZING it would be if we could get everyone we know to send one!!! It is FREE and it only takes a second. Wouldn't it be wonderful if the soldiers received a bunch of these? Whether you are for or against the war, our soldiers over...
  • The Last Church is Lukewarm (Laodicea)

    09/20/2009 7:23:15 AM PDT · by OneVike · 17 replies · 1,139+ views
    Post Scripts ^ | 9/20/09 | Chuck Ness
    Founded around 255 BC and named after his wife Laodice by the Seleucid King Antiochus II, this city was located about 100 miles directly east of the first church mentioned by Christ, "Ephesus". Situated on one of the great Asian trade routs, Laodicea become prosperous because of its garment industry which used a black wool that had a soft texture like silk and could be found only in the Lycus Valley. However, it was also known for a medical school that grew out if it’s temple worship of the Phrygian god Men Karou, located 13 miles west of Laodicea. Its...
  • Elementary students, staff send patriotic messages to Marines in Afghanistan

    08/26/2009 4:49:37 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 669+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Sgt. Scott Whittington, USMC
    HELMAND PROVINCE, Afghanistan — Some people will walk up to Marines in public and shake their hands to say ‘thank you’ for their service. Others take it a few steps further by saying their thanks on hundreds of feet of paper. George and Shirley Jackson of Denton, Md., have been mailing scrolls of thanks to deployed troops for nearly 15 years. Most recently, they sent a 521-foot scroll of patriotic messages of thanks to Marines here. Messages like “Thank you for your service,” or “You rock and watch out for missiles,” cover just about every inch. The scroll was posted...
  • Bush 'investigator' John Conyers needs to be investigated for his ties to left-wing extremist groups

    04/20/2009 5:45:38 AM PDT · by ETL · 19 replies · 1,382+ views
    several sources
    House Judiciary Committee chairman, democrat John Conyers Jr of Michigan, and HJC member, Maxine Waters, have each given their endorsements to the Revolutionary Communist Party movement/organization, "World Can't Wait--Drive Out the Bush Regime" (they'll probably be dropping the "Drive Out the Bush Regime" portion of their name soon). In fact, Conyers even gave a speech to the group. The RCP calls for an armed communist overthrow of the United States. Click on the WCW link just below and see: "Endorsers of the Call to Drive Out the Bush Regime Include". Conyers' endorsement appears right after Ward Churchill's. Al Sharpton's, Maxine...
  • Peres to Bush: If only what you did to Saddam was done to Hitler

    01/19/2009 4:49:40 PM PST · by flyfree · 33 replies · 1,745+ views
    Outgoing US President George Bush telephoned President Shimon Peres bidding him farewell on the occasion of the end of Bush's term as president Tuesday. Peres said to Bush, "If the world had acted against Hitler the way you acted against Saddam Hussein, the lives of millions would have been saved." The president added, "You made a historic contribution to the entire world and to the Jewish people in particular. We will treasure this forever and will never forget it."