"O Lord our Father, our young patriots, idols of our hearts, go forth to battle--be Thou near them! With them --in spirit--we also go forth from the sweet peace of our beloved firesides to smite the foe. O Lord our God, help us to tear their soldiers to bloody shreds with our shells; help us to cover their smiling fields with the pale forms of their patriot dead; help us to drown the thunder of the guns… Continue
"In politics we presume that everyone who knows how to get votes knows how to administer a city or a state. When we are ill... we do not ask for the handsomest physician, or the most eloquent one." -- Plato
During the campaign, amid their state of elation, many disregarded Presidential Candidate Senator Barack Obama's past record and took any criticism of… Continue
Added by Marklar on May 23, 2009 at 1:55pm —
On the 7 May 2009 i recieved a letter from Mr adam Cook of the DOH in which they give notice of termination of my tennancy all because i have stopped paying my water charges,1. in protest in relation to being discriminated against re differing types of screen doors and associated security matters. and 2 as far as i have gleaned from their Water Usage Policy Section 19A of the Residential tennants act 2005 (social housing) on page 6 of said document they are obliged to provide a bill outlining… Continue
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is threatening to completely eliminate California’s welfare program for families, medical insurance for low-income children and Cal-Grants cash assistance to college and university students.
The proposals to sharply scale back the assistance that California provides to its residents came in testimony by Schwarzenegger’s administration this afternoon at a joint legislative budget… Continue
SEATTLE – Authorities have released surveillance video showing a burly sheriff's deputy slamming a man head first into a wall earlier this month, leaving him in a coma. Christopher Harris remains in critical condition at Harborview Medical Center, his family says. The 29-year-old had been pursued by deputies May 10 after a witness wrongly identified him as a suspect in an assault.
I live in a Midwestern state. Near me is a huge shooting range, which is going to be put out of business by the EPA. Just before the completion of this article, the owner, call him W, of this particular range has unfortunately demanded that I not use his name or specify which range I am… Continue
US Doctors’ association calls for Moratorium on GMO Foods
The American Academy of Environmental Medicine (AAEM) has just issued a call for an immediate moratorium on Genetically Manipulated (GMO) Foods.
In a just-released position paper on GMO foods, the AAEM states that ‘GM foods pose a serious health risk’ and calls for a moratorium on GMO foods. Citing several animal studies, the AAEM concludes ‘there is more than a casual association between GMO foods and adverse… Continue
May 21, 2009
Tape of Beating Leads to Firing of 5 Officers
By ROBBIE BROWN
Five police officers in Birmingham, Ala., were fired Wednesday after a video became public that shows them beating and kicking an apparently unconscious man in 2008 after a highway chase.
Chief A. C. Roper of the Birmingham Police Department called the actions “shameful,” and the state Bureau of Investigation is considering charges.
The video, filmed on Jan. 23, 2008, by a patrol car… Continue
Before you read the artical below by Fox News, let me tell you why they allowed the bible to be put into the school.
In the KJV (King James Version) of Romans 13:1-3 it says, " 1: Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God.
2: Whosoever therefore resisteth the power, resisteth the ordinance of God: and they that resist shall receive to themselves damnation.
3: For rulers are not a terror to good… Continue
By John Carroll Comment | Forward
GlaxoSmithKline has already received orders for 128 million doses of a new swine flu vaccine that has yet to be developed. And the pharma giant says that it expects many, many more requests before it's all over.
"I fully anticipate that we will receive significantly more orders in the coming weeks and months," Chief Executive Andrew Witty told shareholders at an annual meeting. The UK, France,… Continue