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  • 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
    Townhall.com ^ | 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. http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3070499/posts 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...
  • THANKS, JIM AND CREW!

    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
    netwmd.com ^ | 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
    www.joelosteen.com ^ | 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
    Kyodonews.jp ^ | 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
    LDS.org ^ | 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
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 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
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 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
    Deadline.com ^ | 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, www.LetsSayThanks.com 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."
  • On Thanking Our Veterans

    12/18/2008 6:59:08 PM PST · by dware · 24 replies · 415+ views
    dware | 12/18/2008 | dware
    I work in retail. On any given day, I come into contact with literally 100's of people. Young, old, rich, poor, liberal, conservative - I at least make eye contact with them and say hello, every day. But there is one segment of the population that I make a point of pointing out on EVERY occasion: those that wear some kind of indication that they have served their country. A hat, perhaps, displaying the war they served in, for example. WORLD WAR II Veteran. VIETNAM WAR Veteran. NAVY. ARMY. UNITED STATES MARINES. Every now and again, it is a current...
  • Iraqi Spokesman Thanks U.S. for Sacrifices, Details Way Ahead

    12/11/2008 4:21:26 PM PST · by SandRat · 5 replies · 368+ views
    WASHINGTON, Dec. 11, 2008 – Without American sacrifices in Iraq, the country would still be under the rule of a brutal dictator, said Dr. Ali Al-Dabbagh, spokesman for the Iraqi government. Al-Dabbagh spoke with Pentagon reporters today and said the sacrifices of American servicemembers made it possible to overthrow “a brutal government for 35 years which destroyed Iraq and the region. We never dreamed we would get rid of Saddam, because Saddam was planning even his grandson to rule Iraq.” The spokesman said that “all the expression of thanks to the Americans to appreciate what they did was not enough.”...
  • Thanks Again...and Again [Devotional]

    12/09/2008 4:02:39 AM PST · by tenger · 1 replies · 99+ views
    Devotions ChopChop ^ | December 9, 2008 | Dave Miller (tenger)
    I have not stopped giving thanks for you... Ephesians 1:16a The next few days I will be discussing this passage in Ephesians because it contains a lot of practical material for the Believer. A general (though not the main one) theme in the Bible is thankfulness. We see it clearly in the Old Testament in the Psalms and Proverbs. Kings made it a point to publicly thank God. Many prophets urged men and women to give thanks and to repent. Often the people did neither and their societies suffered because of it. Obviously I’m painting this subject with a very...
  • Thankful for Free Republic

    11/27/2008 9:58:25 AM PST · by al baby · 62 replies · 1,448+ views
    Today | Self
    Thanks to Jim for having the vision and follow though to create this site
  • True Worship [Devotional]

    11/27/2008 5:39:10 AM PST · by tenger · 1 replies · 140+ views
    Devotions ChopChop ^ | November 27, 2008 | Dave Miller (tenger)
    Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name. For the Lord is good and his love endures forever; his faithfulness continues through all generations. Psalm 100:4-5 Throughout the Psalms is a general theme of “Give thanks to God; his love endures forever." I suspect a phrase similar to that is in the Old Testament 30 times or more. In fact, each verse in Psalm 136 ends in “His love endures forever.” Obviously it’s a phrase that God wants us to be familiar with. You see, we forget easily. We forget...
  • Thanks. [Devotional]

    11/26/2008 4:04:40 AM PST · by tenger · 106+ views
    Devotions ChopChop ^ | November 26, 2008 | Dave Miller (tenger)
    I have not stopped giving thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers. Ephesians 1:16 A number of years ago I wrote a letter to my Little League coach. It had been a full 25+ years since I had seen or heard from him. I wrote him a letter thanking him for the influence he had over my life during three short summers. It wasn’t long. It wasn’t eloquent or fancy, but I had to do it. When someone tells me that he’s a self-made man I have to laugh hysterically. I laugh because he has been influenced by teachers...
  • Giving Thanks [Devotional]

    11/25/2008 3:59:16 AM PST · by tenger · 1 replies · 130+ views
    Devotions ChopChop ^ | November 25, 2008 | Dave Miller (tenger)
    Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever. Psalm 107:1 This is the week of Thanksgiving Day. It’s a day when families and friends gather round large turkeys with all the trimmings and thank God for what he’s given. I’m sure we don’t do it often enough. I don’t know about you, but being thankful isn’t natural for me. I like to think that I’m the model of Gratefulness, that every little (or big) thing that comes my way, I’m thankful for. You guessed it, I’m not. But as I’ve stated elsewhere, it’s not always...
  • Adviser: "McCain to win every red state...probably win Pennsylvania and Iowa."

    11/02/2008 12:30:36 PM PST · by Retired Greyhound · 241 replies · 11,679+ views
    On a brief jump flight from Philadelphia to Scranton, McCain adviser Charlie Black and Kansas Sen. Sam Brownback came back to talk up the campaign's conviction that the glass if half full. "Four years ago at this point, George W. Bush was down five points in Iowa," Brownback said. "Today John McCain is down one point in Iowa." He was citing an unreleased internal McCain campaign poll of the state, which was completed last Thursday, said Black. (The campaign stopped doing its own polling after Thursday, he added, because television time through the election all had to be purchased by...
  • Alleged scammer found, arrested

    10/07/2008 3:22:19 PM PDT · by spacewarp · 12 replies · 371+ views
    WRAL news ^ | 10/06/08 | WRAL
    Raleigh, N.C. — A Fayetteville woman who allegedly scammed a local support group for divorcees out of more than $6,000 has been arrested after a two-month search. To get money from the group Margaret Irene Haithcock, 51, of 655 Monogan St., allegedly made up stories about having cancer and her son dying in Iraq. The group held several events to raise money for her and held a memorial service for her son. According to the warrant issued for her arrest, Haithcock's actions "were intended to deceive the group into providing monetary donations for issues which were made up entirely." After...
  • Coolest Thing Ever...

    07/03/2008 11:38:17 PM PDT · by Dawnsblood · 11 replies · 172+ views
    Argghh! ^ | 7/3/08 | FBL
    As a die-hard Padres fan, I have to say that I have a newfound love for Tommy Lasorda. Go see what he says, and you'll understand how a Dodger could bring a Padres fan to tears off the field. They are still adding videos to the site, and now anybody can upload non-political/non-partisan videos, pictures and words of gratitude and support for America's wonderful military men and women. To help get the word about Moment of Thanks out to those men and women, Soldiers' Angels (who has been giving guidance and providing contacts on this project) has been given thousands...
  • Thanks for Viewing ( Revenge of the Dragonflies )

    04/12/2008 9:09:59 AM PDT · by Revski · 85+ views
    Under Statistics & Data: This is what showing now of this video and thanks for viewing o7jimmy. #66 - Most Discussed (Today) - Pets & Animals #83 - Most Viewed (Today) - Pets & Animals - New Zealand #67 - Most Viewed (Today) - Pets & Animals #78 - Most Viewed (Today) - Pests & Animals – Russia I would lide to say, Thank you.
  • Cheney Thanks U.S. Troops Serving in Afghanistan

    03/20/2008 5:39:37 PM PDT · by SandRat · 7 replies · 259+ views
    WASHINGTON, March 20, 2008 – Vice President Richard B. Cheney thanked American servicemembers today for their service in Afghanistan, saying they are making history every day. Cheney spoke with troops at Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, and then presented five awards – including a Silver Star – and re-enlisted six servicemembers of Combined Joint Task Force 82. Cheney said the troops are making Americans proud. “Almost every factor that makes a battlefield tough is found right here in Afghanistan – rugged terrain, lousy weather, great distances, and a nasty, brutal enemy,” the vice president said. “But our military record here,...
  • Thanks, America, for All the Support You Give Our Troops

    02/19/2008 4:28:05 PM PST · by SandRat · 6 replies · 144+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Navy Adm. Michael G. Mullen
    WASHINGTON, Feb. 19, 2008 – Late last month my wife, Deborah, and I christened a Navy destroyer in Pascagoula, Miss. As we watched the champagne bottle break across the bow of this sleek new warship, some 25 miles away in the Alabama town of Irvington, more than 100 well-wishers gathered for a christening of their own. They were breaking ground on a new house for former U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Greg Edwards and his family. Edwards, 25, lost both legs and shattered his left hand in an explosion while on patrol in Ramadi last October. Now, thanks to the Taunton,...
  • Operation Holiday Thanks request from E.D. Hill at FoxNews!

    12/07/2007 12:55:30 PM PST · by Stayfree · 5 replies · 179+ views
    E.D. Hill at Fox News ^ | December 7, 2007 | Stayfree
    Show your appreciation and share your season's greetings with a recovering service member. Simply send your holiday cards to: Operation Holiday Thanks c/o E.D. Hill FOX News Channel 1211 6th Ave. 17th floor New York, NY 10036
  • America Supports You: 130,000-Plus Send Troops Text Messages of Thanks

    11/25/2007 9:27:27 AM PST · by SandRat · 3 replies · 194+ views
    America Supports You ^ | Samantha L. Quigley
    WASHINGTON, Nov. 23, 2007 – More than 130,000 Americans sent messages of gratitude this week to the nation's troops through the "Giving Thanks" text messaging initiative. The initiative is part of America Supports You, a Defense Department program connecting citizens and corporations with military personnel and their families serving at home and abroad. "The 'Giving Thanks' text message campaign has been a wonderful example of how Americans are still passionate about supporting the troops and saying thank you for their service," said Allison Barber, deputy assistant secretary of defense for internal communication and public liaison. "Hopefully, our troops serving in 177...
  • America Supports You: Thousands of Americans Send Thanks to Troops

    11/23/2007 7:57:11 AM PST · by SandRat · 2 replies · 131+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Samantha L. Quigley
    WASHINGTON, Nov. 23, 2007 – More than 130,000 Americans have paused to text a message of gratitude to the nation’s troops for their sacrifices through the “Giving Thanks” text messaging initiative. The initiative is part of America Supports You, a Defense Department program connecting citizens and corporations with military personnel and their families serving at home and abroad. "The 'Giving Thanks' text message campaign has been a wonderful example of how Americans are still passionate about supporting the troops and saying thank you for their service," said Allison Barber, deputy assistant secretary of defense for internal communication and public liaison. "Hopefully,...
  • America Supports You: Americans Send Troops Thanks by the Thousands

    11/19/2007 3:54:33 PM PST · by SandRat · 8 replies · 327+ views
    America Supports You ^ | Samantha L. Quigley
    WASHINGTON, Nov. 19, 2007 – Since 6 a.m. Nov. 17, thousands of Americans across the country paused to text a message of gratitude to the nation’s servicemembers for their sacrifices through the “Giving Thanks” text messaging program. “It already feels like a terrific, successful campaign, because from the thousands and thousands of messages that have come in already, we’re seeing that the American people really just want a chance to say ‘Thanks,’” said Allison Barber, deputy assistant secretary of defense for internal communication and public liaison, of the America Supports You initiative. America Supports You is a Defense Department...