Monthly Archives: July, 2010

Faith Healers: Followers of Christ – Case #4

Well another couple now arrested.  This is now case number four.  A couple will face second degree manslaughter charges in the death of their newbor son, because of their faith healing beliefs.  This makes the third fatality out of four cases, in the past two years.  Dale R. Hickman and his wife, Shannon M Hickman, …

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Pakistan spy chief scraps UK trip on “terror” remarks

Prime Minister David Cameron cause a stir when he made his terrorist remarks while speaking in India on Wednesday, so now Pakistan’s spy chief has now cancelled a trip to the UK>  The ISI agency said on Saturday that senior intelligence officials, including ISI head Lieutenant General Ahmad Shuja Pasha, would not go to London …

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Second Senior Democrat May Face Ethics Trial

It’s not just Charles Rangel, who is facing ethics charges, as another top Senior Democrat may face the same.  This could be a problem with the Democrats keeping control of the House.  And investigative subcommittee  will release as soon as Monday, that they have found evidence that that Representative Maxine Waters violated the chamber’s ethics …

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GOP believes House control may be possible

The Republicans have said it may be possible for them to regain control of the House even it they don’t win the 39 seats needed in the upcoming election.  The GOP just might receive the support of a few conservative Democrats who no longer support House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.  Republicans would rather see House Minority …

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Panel member spills the beans on Rangel, call for him to resign

A Texas representative today apologized for spilling the beans that an investigative panel of bipartisan lawmakers recommended a “reprimand” of the longtime lawmaker for alleged violations of House rules.  Rep. Gene Green, D-Texas, said he shouldn’t have spoken to the press and apologized to Ethics Committee Chairwoman Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif. A reprimand would be the …

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UK – Vicar conducted 360 sham marriages

On Thursday a vicar was found guilty of conducting hundreds of sham marriages between African nationals and cash-strapped eastern Europeans to allow illegal immigrants to gain residency in Britain.  Rev Alex Brown who is 61, presided over 360 fake ceremonies over four years, and these included several cases in which participants canceled one wedding only …

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Andy Griffith Pushes Obama’s Healthcare Plan to Seniors

Obama isn’t having much luck on his own, convincing senior citizens of just how “wonderful” his healthcare plan will be for all, that Medicare is now having actor Andy Griffith pushing it.  In the paid for ad by Medicare, which the money should be spent on more important things, Griffith tells seniors that “good things …

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French Mother Confesses to Killing 8 Babies in 20 Years

Prosecutors in France have charged a woman in her 40s with the murder, saying she confessed to killing her eight newborn babies and burying their remains.  Dominique Cottrez did not want any more children and did not want to visit a doctor for contraception.  Her husband was unaware of all of the births, and had …

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Palin takes potshot at Obama on Twitter about “View” appearance

It didn’t take Sarah Palin long, to criticize Obama for appearing on “The View.”  On Twitter Thursday, she blasted Obama for having time to appear on the View but couldn’t find the time to  visit the U.S.-Mexico border yet can chat on the ABC daytime talk show.  Meanwhile, she says she plans on visiting what she …

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UK – Fixed retirement age to be axed

In October of 2011, the government plans to scrap the retirement age in the UK.  With this proposal, employers can’t dismiss employees once they reach age 65.  Activists claim this as a victory against age-ism.  As the law stands now, employers can force an employee to retire at the age of 65 without paying any …

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