A Message From Lucianne  







S-G1




























ST-GC


   
 
Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google


If There is One Thing Your
Children Read on Independence
Day, Let It Be This Letter

Independent Journal Review, by Mike Miller

Original Article

Posted By:JoniTx, 7/4/2014 11:31:00 AM

I grew up listening to Paul Harvey on the radio. I didn’t always find him, but somehow, he always had a way of finding me. I’d usually be driving back from a business trip and inevitably, I’d tune in to some obscure station – and there he was. Loved it. I also loved his resoluteness – particularly when it came to the principles and values for which he so deeply cared. Regardless of which direction the political winds blew, Paul Harvey stood steadfast for the beliefs he held dear and his unwavering love of country. To Paul, America really was

      


Post Reply  

Reply 1 - Posted by: Refried, 7/4/2014 12:17:08 PM     (No. 9910982)

Always loved Paul Harvey. We are poorer for his passing.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    28 persons like this.


Reply 2 - Posted by: strike3, 7/4/2014 1:59:54 PM     (No. 9911077)

Excellent comments. We are doing our children no favors with the modern version of parenting and the results are all too plain to see.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    10 persons like this.


   

 

R-G1
  
R-VAR_AD


 
Reply 3 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 7/5/2014 12:10:40 AM     (No. 9911510)

Maybe it´s better than Paul can´t see the USA of today.

Our children/grandchildren are missing out of the best America had to offer at one time.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    7 persons like this.


Reply 4 - Posted by: privateer, 7/5/2014 9:17:14 PM     (No. 9912345)

He was a Great American. He expressed thoughts---often deep, often lighthearted, but always full of truth. He had a magnificent speaking voice, a poet´s turn of phrase, and a great playwrights skill at unfolding a tale---all within an amazingly short presentation. An American original. He is sorely missed.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    5 persons like this.



Post Reply   Close thread 790976




Below, you will find ...

Most Recent Articles posted by "JoniTx"

and

Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)




Most Recent Articles posted by "JoniTx"



Derek Jeter gets surprise pregame
visit from former President George
W. Bush before Yankees - Rangers
New York Daily News, by Mark Feinsand    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 7/31/2014 6:45:40 AM     Post Reply
ARLINGTON, Tex. — It wasn’t the gifts Derek Jeter received from the Rangers that made Wednesday’s pregame ceremony memorable, but rather a special guest. President George W. Bush made a surprise appearance Wednesday night as the Rangers honored Jeter before Wednesday’s series finale. “It’s an experience,” Jeter said. “That’s a gift within itself. Not too many people can say they’ve had the President come out and honor them in a ceremony. It meant a lot to me.” Ex-Rangers Michael Young and Ivan Rodriguez presented the Captain with a $10,000 check for his Turn 2 Foundation along with custom-made cowboy boots

Gowdy Prepares for First Benghazi Hearing
WLTX (Columbia SC), by Mary Troyan    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 7/31/2014 6:37:16 AM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON -The special House committee investigating the 2012 terrorist attacks in Benghazi will hold its first public hearing in September about changes the State Department has made to better protect diplomats, Rep. Trey Gowdy said Wednesday. Gowdy, the committee´s Republican chairman, also said the panel is gaining access to witnesses that didn´t participate in previous congressional investigations into the attacks. "I know I´m biased, but one of the good parts about running an investigation in a way that appears to be serious-minded is that witnesses who were previously unavailable or not interested in cooperating are now interested in cooperating," Gowdy

   

 

  


 
Report: Feds Release Far More Illegal
Aliens in Texas Than Any Other US State
Breitbart Texas, by Kristin Tate    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 7/30/2014 10:01:08 PM     Post Reply
HOUSTON, Texas--Amid the border crisis, President Obama´s Health and Human Services (HHS) has been quietly releasing illegal immigrant minors onto U.S. soil. According to HHS´ Office of Refugee and Resettlement, a total of 30,340 unaccompanied minors have already been released from federal custody after being placed in a foster home. Although foreign minors have been set free in all 50 states, Texas has received far more than any other U.S. state. As of July 7, 4,280 illegal immigrant minors were released in Texas. (Snip) Several other states received a large number of the minors: New York: 3,347; Florida: 3,181; California:

First lady asks leaders to
change gender attitudes
Associated Press, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 7/30/2014 9:46:42 PM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON — Michelle Obama called on young African leaders to change traditional attitudes and beliefs that harm girls and women, adding that educating and making women financially literate is not enough. "No country can ever truly flourish if it stifles the potential of its women and deprives itself of the contributions of half of its citizens," Mrs. Obama said. The first lady spoke Wednesday to the inaugural class of young African fellows who are getting six weeks of leadership training in the United States as part of the Mandela Washington Fellowship. "Leadership is about creating new traditions that honor the

Obama to headline fundraisers
Politico, by John Bresnahan & Anna Palmer    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 7/30/2014 7:24:23 PM     Post Reply
President Barack Obama will headline upcoming fundraisers for House and Senate Democrats, with more big dollar events starring the president being planned before Election Day, according to Democratic insiders. Obama will get top billing for an Aug. 29 fundraiser on behalf of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in Newport, Rhode Island, said Democratic sources. The president will also take part in a Sept. 12 fundraiser for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee in Baltimore, the sources added. House and Senate Democrats - who already have a huge fundraising advantage over their GOP counterparts - want Obama to appear at additional fundraisers

George W. Bush To Release
Biography Of His Father
Daily Caller, by Rachel Stoltzfoos    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 7/30/2014 7:16:35 PM     Post Reply
President George W. Bush will soon release a biography of his father, President George H. W. Bush, The Daily Caller has learned. The book, set to be announced Wednesday evening, will be published by Crown Publishers and released Nov. 11, according to an email distributed Wednesday to Bush family and friends. Bush will cover how his father impacted him as a child and in his own political career, as well as his father’s political career, his role as CIA director, his work in the Texas oil industry, and his service in the Navy during World War II. George H. W. Bush is a great servant, statesman, and father,” said President George W. Bush,

Peace Corps pulls volunteers
over Ebola outbreak
USA Today, by Kim Hjelmgaard & Doug Stanglin    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 7/30/2014 7:11:25 PM     Post Reply
The Peace Corps announced Wednesday that it was temporarily withdrawing its 340 volunteers in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone after two workers were exposed to the Ebola virus. A spokeswoman told CNN and CBS News that the pair were being isolated after coming in contact with an infected patient who later died. The two have not exhibited symptoms, however, and will be sent back the United States after doctors clear them. The Peace Corps did not indicate when the volunteers might return to West Africa, where the growing outbreak is centered. "The agency has been and will continue to closely

   

 

B-G1


 
Rand Paul to MSNBC Host: ‘When
Your Network Does 24-Hour News
Telling the Truth,’ Then We Can Talk
Mediaite, by Andrew Kirell    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 7/30/2014 7:03:32 PM     Post Reply
Sens. Rand Paul (R-KY) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) brought their bipartisan push for criminal justice reform (a noble cause, if you ask us) to MSNBC’s The Cycle on Wednesday afternoon. While the conversation was mostly cordial and illuminating, it took a brief turn for the tense when Ari Melber found a way to bring up Sen. Paul’s controversial 2010 comments to Rachel Maddow about the Civil Rights Act. Directly after the libertarian-leaning senator made the case that prison reform is a civil rights issue, Melber transitioned: “As we’re talking about restoring civil rights here, you stirred up a lot of

West African Newspapers Warn:
Don´t Eat Bats, Take Ebola-Stricken
Victims ´to the Bush´
Breitbart Big Peace, by Frances Martel    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 7/30/2014 3:38:23 PM     Post Reply
The West´s coverage of the African Ebola outbreak-- now claiming more than 600 lives-- has focused extensively on the facts: the symptoms, victims, and the potential of it spreading past the continent. In the four affected countries, however, the media has written everything from warnings to avoid witch doctors to urgent calls for prayer. In Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Nigeria-- the four countries to have registered individuals contaminated with Ebola since the outbreak began in March, the media has focused on various localized aspects of the disease. Some have focused on warning readers how to avoid the Ebola virus

Aide: Use of Ferrari, yacht were part
of lavish gifts made to the McDonnells
Washington Post, by Laura Vozzella, Rosalind S. Helderman*    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 7/30/2014 3:04:42 PM     Post Reply
RICHMOND — Arrangements were made for Robert F. McDonnell to drive a Ferrari. His daughter was given passes to the Ritz Carlton in Tampa. A boat was made available for a McDonnell family vacation. The third day of the corruption trial of the former Virginia governor and his wife, Maureen, opened with an assistant to a dietary supplement executive testifying to a laundry list of lavish gifts she helped arrange for the first family on behalf of Jonnie R. Williams Sr. Federal prosecutors are contending at the trial that the McDonnells used the prestige of the governor’s mansion to push

UCLA water-main break: Hundreds
of cars remain marooned on campus
Los Angeles Times, by Matt Stevens, Joseph Serna    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 7/30/2014 2:56:49 PM     Post Reply
At least 700 cars remained trapped Wednesday inside two parking structures at UCLA after a 93-year-old water main ruptured, spewing up to 10 million gallons of water onto the campus and nearby streets. Using an online registration system to track vehicles in the university´s lots, campus officials have determined that nearly 400 of the marooned cars belong to students, almost 300 to campus staff, more than a dozen to faculty and about 40 to visitors. Officials on Wednesday said up to 300 of the vehicles were partially submerged in water and several hundred more were damaged. On Tuesday, firefighters helped

Sessions: ´We Cannot Allow Executive
Orders to...Eradicate Plain Law´
Cybercast News Service, by Melanie Hunter    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 7/30/2014 2:48:55 PM     Post Reply
Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) took to the Senate floor Wednesday to blast the president’s reported plan to use his executive authority to provide amnesty to illegal immigrants by scaling back deportations and granting them work permits, saying Congress must not allow the president use executive actions that eradicate “plain law.” “This Congress needs to speak. We cannot allow executive orders to be issued by a president that eradicates plain law. To do so is wrong. The American people are watching this. They are not going to be happy that this Congress didn’t take action, and expressions of concerns among senators

   

 

R_DBL_B
  


 


Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)



Krauthammer: Impending White
House Amnesty Order ‘Would Be
An Impeachable Offense’

50 replie(s)
Daily Caller, by Brendan Bordelon    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 7/29/2014 9:07:58 PM     Post Reply
Like many on the right, Washington Post columnist Charles Krauthammer is politically opposed to impeaching President Barack Obama. But on Tuesday, he declared that legally, the rumored White House order granting amnesty to as many as 6 million illegal immigrants “would be an impeachable offense” — and Obama’s talk of impeachment may be a way to preempt that pushback. Krauthammer spoke with Fox News’s Bret Baier on a panel with The Hill’s A.B. Stoddard and Fox News contributor Juan Williams. The group discussed the impeachment buzz swirling around Washington, which most observers agree is being ginned up by Democrats eager for

As fighting in Gaza rages on,
John Kerry battles perception
he’s a hapless bumbler

34 replie(s)
Washington Times, by Dave Boyer    Original Article
Posted By: Dreadnought- 7/29/2014 10:25:42 PM     Post Reply
Israel unleashed its heaviest bombardment in its three-week-old campaign against Hamas in Gaza on Tuesday as the Obama administration battled the growing perception among Israelis that Secretary of State John F. Kerry is a hapless bumbler in search of a cosmetic truce. Diplomatic efforts remained stalled despite a death toll that Palestinian officials said rose above 1,200 on Tuesday. The shadowy leader of the Hamas military wing said his group will not cease fire until an economic embargo is ended and other demands are met. After his latest round of mediation failed to achieve a cease-fire, Mr. Kerry has been

Mitt Romney was right about everything
in 2012. So why not Romney 2016?

34 replie(s)
Telegraph [UK], by Tim Stanley    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 7/30/2014 9:00:33 AM     Post Reply
Will Mitt Romney please adopt me? The Romster has been blogging about a fantastic vacation he’s taken his grandchildren on across the southwest (go there before the barbarians cover it in cable cars) and it sounds much nicer than the holidays I took as a kid. “All totaled, we hiked over 50 miles,” he writes. [Snip] But is he right to throw away a third bid so easily? Critics may laugh at the thought of “Romney 2016: the Last Stand” and journalists may cringe at the potential boredom. Yet it’s not such a dumb idea. After all, the polls show

Javier Bardem, Penelope Cruz Denounce
Israeli ‘Genocide’ In Open Letter

32 replie(s)
Fox News & Associated Press, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 7/29/2014 1:52:44 PM     Post Reply
Javier Bardem did not hold back on his feelings of disgust regarding the escalating violence in the Israeli-Palestine conflict. In an open letter sent out to the Spanish media over the weekend, he called Israel’s actions against Gaza a “genocide” and said he was outraged and ashamed by the "brutality" of the attacks. “In the horror happening right now in Gaza there is NO place for distance or neutrality,” Bardem wrote in the letter. “It’s a way of occupation and extermination waged against a people with no means, confined in a minimum territory, with no water, and where hospitals, ambulances and children

Obama demands that Netanyahu
agree to cease-fire: Israeli TV

32 replie(s)
New York Post, by Bob Fredericks    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 7/30/2014 4:27:05 AM     Post Reply
President Obama demanded that Israel agree to a one-sided cease-fire during a heated phone conversation with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, according to a report aired on Israeli TV Tuesday. Both leaders quickly denounced the purported transcript of their private discussion as fake. But the TV channel that obtained it, state-run Channel 1, stood by its account. In one bitter exchange, Obama declared that Qatar and Turkey — Hamas’ biggest international supporters — would mediate with the terrorists on Israel’s behalf, according to the TV channel. “I trust Qatar and Turkey. Israel is not in the position that it can choose its mediators,” the president

   

 



 
Obama admits boyhood
crush on Linda Ronstadt

31 replie(s)
CNN, by Matthew Hoye    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 7/29/2014 1:56:30 PM     Post Reply
Washington – During an awards ceremony at the White House, President Barack Obama whispered in the ear of superstar musician Linda Ronstadt that he once had a crush on her. The President admitted to the crowd afterwards that, "I told Linda Ronstadt I had a crush on her back in the day " Ronstadt joined Obama on stage, along with 11 other recipients of the 2013 National Medal of Arts. No word from the singer of such hits as "You´re no good," "Desperado," "It´s so easy," and "Blue Bayou," on what she said back to the President. Obama also thanked

Scottie Dogs At Games
‘Disrespectful’ To Muslims

31 replie(s)
Daily Beast, by Tom Sykes    Original Article
Posted By: JoElla Bee- 7/29/2014 3:56:16 PM     Post Reply
Malaysian politician says that including dogs in opening ceremony was ´disrespectful to Malaysia and Muslims´. The Commonwealth Games, which opened last week in Glasgow, Scotland in the presence of the Queen, was, like all sporting events these days, ushered into existence to the accompaniment of a lavish and visually impressive opening ceremony. But amidst the dancing mechanical giants and gay kisses, the organizers also sought to celebrate Scottishness by having each team led out by Scottie dogs wearing tartan coats embroidered with the name of the team. Social media, predictably, fell in love with the doggies, however now political and

Michelle Obama says the ´blood of Africa´
runs through her veins as she addresses
500 of her African ´brothers and sisters´

31 replie(s)
Reuters, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 7/30/2014 7:19:54 PM     Post Reply
First lady Michelle Obama embraced her family’s African roots in a speech today, telling a young audience that the ´blood of Africa´ runs through her veins as she urged changing traditional beliefs on the worth of educating women. Her husband had shied away from discussing his African heritage in his own remarks to the 500 Africans finishing a six-week Washington leadership fellowship on Monday, referencing his Kenyan father only once in the question-and-answer session. But Michelle Obama said as an African American woman, her discussion with the African youth was ´deeply personal´. ´The roots of my family tree are in

Why Hoboken is Throwing
Away All of its Student Laptops

28 replie(s)
WNYC News, by By Jill Barshay    Original Article
Posted By: mikeyt64- 7/29/2014 3:20:55 PM     Post Reply
Inside Hoboken’s combined junior-senior high school is a storage closet. Behind the locked door, some mothballed laptop computers are strewn among brown cardboard boxes. Others are stacked one atop another. Dozens more are stored on mobile computer carts, many of them on their last legs. That’s all that remains from a failed experiment to assign every student a laptop at Hoboken Junior Senior High School. It began five years ago with an unexpected windfall of stimulus money from Washington, D.C., and good intentions to help the district’s students,

Jesse Ventura on Lawsuit Victory:
“I’m Already Damaged. I Can’t Go to
a SEAL Reunion Anymore” (Video)

28 replie(s)
Gateway Pundit, by Jim Hoft    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 7/30/2014 12:51:16 PM     Post Reply
Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura joined the “CBS This Morning” co-hosts Wednesday to discuss the details of his legal battle with a former U.S. sniper. On Tuesday a federal jury awarded Jesse Ventura $1.8 million in his case against Kyle’s widow. The former governor told CBS: “I’m already damaged. I can’t go to a SEAL reunion anymore. That was the one place I felt safe. I can’t go there anymore. I’ll be looking over my shoulder now wondering who’s going to come after me next. And, so don’t think I come out of this unscathed. All I wanted to do was clear my name and it has nothing to do with a widow or anything like that.

Troops told to refrain from eating,
drinking in front of Muslims

27 replie(s)
Fox News, by Todd Starnes    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 7/29/2014 9:24:11 PM     Post Reply
Do not eat or drink in front of Muslims, and learn more about their religion. That’s the directive that has gone out to active duty military personnel at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, a Department of Defense medical and graduate school in Bethesda, Md. The brigade commander sent an email to military personnel at the facility last month – just before the start of Ramadan – advising them to show respect to Muslim colleagues. “This is a period of great personal restraint and commitment in addition to renewed focus on worship,” Brigade Commander Col. Kevin Glasz wrote. “I’d like to

Obama to Republicans: ´Stop
Just Hatin´ All The Time´

27 replie(s)
Breitbart Big Government, by Charlie Spiering    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 7/30/2014 12:56:06 PM     Post Reply
In Kansas City today, President Obama complained that Republicans continued to oppose his agenda in Congress. “C’mon and help out a bit,” he said, addressing the GOP. “Stop bein’ mad all the time. Stop just hatin’ all the time. C’mon, let’s get some work done together.” Obama said that he still had a lot of work to do, including spending on roads and bridges, resources for fighting wildfires, and addressing the border crisis. “I know they’re not that happy that I’m president, but that’s ok,” he added. “I’ve only got a couple years left, let’s get some work done. Then you can get

   

Post Reply   Close thread 790976





Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google



© 2014 Lucianne.com Media Inc.

FS