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Chris Russell was told that his big brother PFC Scott Russell would not be returning home from a year long deployment until November 1. Along with Chris…
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The courtroom was packed today as a three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals heard a challenge to a Mississippi law that requires abortionists to have admitting privileges at a local hospital. Last month a similar Texas law was upheld by a different three-judge panel in that case, Judges Edith Jones, Catharina […]…
Early this morning, the Arizona Legislature adjourned its 2014 Second Regular Session. As reported yesterday, House Bill 2535, sponsored by state Representative John Kavanagh (R-23), and Senate Bill 1366, sponsored by state Senator Rick Murphy (R-21), were sent to Governor Jan Brewer (R) for her signature….
Last Friday, Governor Steve Beshear (D) signed into law a comprehensive pro-gun bill, House Bill 128. As initially introduced by state Representative Robert Damron (D-39), HB 128 allows retired peace officers with a valid Concealed Deadly Weapons License (CDWL), in accordance with the Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act (LEOSA), to carry at all ti…
The First 40 Seconds of a 79-Year-Old Woman’s Routine on ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ Had Simon Yawning — The Last 2:20 Brought Him to His Feet
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On March 30, 2005, Terri Schiavo had her last full day of life on this earth and both her family and Father Frank Pavone of Priests for Life will never forget the last moments they shared with the woman whose former husband won a court order to take her life. Terri was killed on March […]…
House Bill 128, sponsored by state Representative Bob Damron (D-39), passed in the state Senate Veterans, Military Affairs and Public Protection Committee with a committee amendment, and was then passed on the Senate floor by a 37-1 vote. …
Last night, the Utah Senate and House of Representatives passed House Bill 276 by a 27 to 1 vote and a 63 to 8 vote respectively. Sponsored by state Representative Curt Oda (R-14), HB 276 would ensure that the mere carrying or possession of a holstered or encased firearm, without some additional incriminating behavior, does not constitute a viola…
New Jersey news media began reporting late yesterday that a “deal” had been reached to pass a bill further restricting New Jersey’s magazine limit from 15 to 10 rounds. This agreement has been worked out between state Senate and Assembly Democrats. It appears one party huddled their anti-gun lawmakers together in Trenton and opted to infl…
Laugh or cry? RT @davidfrum: Hypothesis: the people who most want to carry are the very last people on earth who should be allowed to carry.— Ken Gardner (@kesgardner) February 16, 2014 Laugh or cry? Take your pick. It’s just a hypothesis, mind you, but David Frum wonders if those who most want to carry […] Twitchy » US Politics
Recently, the 2013-2014 legislative session reconvened on Beacon Hill. As reported last year, a series of public hearings on firearm-related proposals was conducted by the Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security. That committee received public comment on nearly 60 pieces of legislation that impact your Second Amendment rights b…
Last Wednesday, the 2013-14 legislative session reconvened in Concord. The first gun-related legislation, Senate Bill 244, will be heard by the Senate Judiciary Committee tomorrow, January 14….
Having signed 22 bills yesterday (including a ban on electronic cigarettes), there was nothing left to do (or ban) for New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg except to leave his office and head home. Well, and make a statement, of course. On my first day in office, I visited the World Trade Center site and […]Twitchy » US Politics
Brooke Greenberg died at 20 years young last week, but most would believe she was even younger. That’s because she appears almost infant-like.
The Baltimore woman had a condition that baffled scientists for the two decades she was alive. Doctors eventually settled on calling it Syndrome X. It was a condition that prevented Greenberg from aging, but doctors weren’t sure just how.
Greenberg’s condition, which her own father called like the fountain of youth, is similar to that seen in other children being studied for their anti-aging properties. The girl’s parents, Howard and Melanie Greenberg, told WBAL-TV they believed their daughter was the only one with Syndrome X.
In a 2005 NBC News feature, Greenberg’s pediatrician, Dr. Lawrence Pakula, said geneticists couldn’t find abnormalities with the then 12-year-old’s chromosomes. Other specialists and medical histories were reviewed for clues as well.
“She’s just a miracle. Just an angel,” Greenberg’s father told NBC at the time.
“While the outside world may have noticed Brooke’s physical stature and been puzzled by her unique development state, she brought joy and love to her family,” Andrew Busch, a rabi who delivered Greenberg a eulogy at her funeral Sunday, told the New York Daily News.
Watch WBAL-TV’s report on the death of the remarkable 20-year-old:
(H/T: Daily Mail)
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