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classic pay-to-play,” the Hillary

Rudy Giuliani says that if he were still a federal attorney, he would open an investigation into the Clinton Foundation. He explained that money being given to the foundation in exchange for favors from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s State Department could constitute racketeering.   “You have tapes that they were hiding that show that …

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superfluity of motherhood

CNSNews.com) – The Obama Justice Department is arguing in the United States Supreme Court that children do not need mothers. The Justice Department’s argument on the superfluity of motherhood is presented in a brief the Obama administration filed in the case of Hollingsworth v. Perry, which challenges the constitutionality of Proposition 8, the California ballot …

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As a heart surgeon with 25 years . I freely admit to being wrong.

Dr. Dwight Lundell PreventDisease Thu, 01 Mar 2012 21:58 CST © n/a    We physicians with all our training, knowledge and authority often acquire a rather large ego that tends to make it difficult to admit we are wrong. So, here it is. I freely admit to being wrong. As a heart surgeon with 25 …

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An empath’s sensitivity is a gift but in order to fully develop and manage it they need to learn how to stop absorbing other people’s stresses

An empath’s sensitivity is a gift but in order to fully develop and manage it they need to learn how to stop absorbing other people’s stresses. Physical empaths are people whose bodies are so porous they seem to “catch” from others their illnesses, fatigue, and emotional symptoms. I call these “empathic illnesses” as the symptoms …

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How One Nonprofit Found Its SROI

How One Nonprofit Found Its SROI by Maria Kim “Show me the money.” Though few say it with as much fervor as Cuba Gooding Jr.’s character did in Jerry Maguire, we all in the social purpose sector have heard this theme before.  When donors ask about leverage or impact or sustainability of results, they’re subtly …

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Marriage Matters, in France and in Texas by Froma Harrop

Marriage Matters, in France and in Texas There is a difference between being married and not being married. That difference has come into sharp focus in the romantic life of French President Francois Hollande, a sort of Socialist Sun King around whom women revolve. All of his female companions are reputedly strong, but none seems …

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CITIZEN DIPLOMACY IN ACTION AND ON THE MOVE.

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CITIZEN DIPLOMACY IN ACTION AND ON THE MOVE. By Paula Randant The Mount Prospect Sister Cities Commission had an Exchange with our Sister City Sèvres, France September 14 to 19, 2013.  We have been Sister Cities since 2000.  The relationship has been rich with learning about our respective city’s and people.  Our French guests arrived …

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RIP Robin Williams

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My heart  is sad at the loss of Robin.  He was so talented and made us all happier about life.  I pray he is happy with God now.  Depression is an overwhelming illness.  Peyton

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I’ve been thinking a lot about the power of “big, Words from Maria Kim

I’ve been thinking a lot about the power of “big”, and how that has bombarded me over the decades – the big hair of my teen years, the big envy of the houses on the other side of the tracks, and the more recent iterations of big through “mega deals” and “super size” and “the …

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Important story.

If you start with a cage containing five monkeys and inside the cage, hang a banana on a string from the top and then you place a set of stairs under the banana, before long a monkey will go to the stairs and climb toward… the banana. As soon as he touches the stairs, you …

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And now it’s global COOLING! Record return of Arctic ice cap as it grows by 60% in a year

And now it’s global COOLING! Record return of Arctic ice cap as it grows by  60% in a year Almost a million more square miles of  ocean covered with ice than in 2012 BBC reported in 2007 global warming would  leave Arctic ice-free in summer by 2013 Publication of UN climate change report  suggesting global …

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Mychal Massie is a respected writer and talk show host in Los Angeles, her words on the Obama’s

BEST SUMMATION OF BARACK AND MICHELLE EVER! Mychal Massie is a respected writer and talk show host in Los Angeles. The other evening on my twitter, a person asked me why I didn’t like the Obama’s? Specifically I was asked: “I have to ask, why do you hate the Obama’s? It seems personal, not policy …

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Lincoln’s amazing words..

GETTYSBURG ADDRESS   : “Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged i…n a great civil war, testing whether that nation, or any nation so conceived and so dedicated, …

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Dear President Obama,

Dear President Obama, I wanted to take a moment to say thank you for all you have done and are doing. You see I am a single Mom located in the very small town of Palmer, Texas. I live in a small rental house with my two children. I drive an older car that I …

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Paula Randant, Master of Ceremonies at Exchange Banquet on October 18, 2013 in Mount Prospect

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Focus on Ability, not race for good teaching.

In the Oct. 15 story regarding teacher “diversity” in Elgin and other suburban school districts, the reporter observes, “But they’re being taught by mostly white teachers.” In the context of the piece this seems to be on its face a pejorative judgment. Nowhere in the piece was it shown that having the teaching ranks reflect …

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No Negotiating Spirit at White House.

Shelby Foote, acclaimed author of the Civil War trilogy by the same name, once said the root cause of that tragedy was our collective unwillingness to compromise. “Compromise” he wrote “is the very foundation upon which the Republic is built, and negotiation is how it is accomplished.” At no time since the 1850s has the …

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Winds of Change…. Warren Buffet

Winds of Change…. Warren Buffet is asking each addressee to forward this email to a minimum of twenty people on their address list; in turn ask each of tho…se to do likewise. In three days, most people in The United States of America will have this message.  This is one idea that really should be …

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Pentagon Spokesman: Public Affairs Must Change With Times WHAT DO YOU THINK?????

Pentagon Spokesman: Public Affairs Must Change With Times By Karen Parrish American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, July 25, 2013 – The Defense Department is facing a once-in-a-generation change, and its public affairs practitioners around the world need to communicate that change clearly, the Pentagon’s chief spokesman said today. George Little, assistant to the secretary of …

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Comey poor FBI choice.

By Richard Cohen It was probably the most famous hospital visit since Bob Woodward snuck into the room of dying CIA Director William J. Casey in 1987. This time it was James Comey, a deputy attorney general, who in 2004 rushed to the bedside of Attorney General John Ashcroft and implored him not to reauthorize …

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