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It´s a BOY! Duchess of Cambridge
gives birth to healthy baby
and future King weighing
8lb 6oz at 4.24pm with proud
Prince William by her side

Daily Mail (UK), by Rebecca English & Martin Robinson

Original Article

Posted By:JoniTx, 7/22/2013 3:37:56 PM

An overjoyed Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are the proud parents of a healthy baby boy, and the nation celebrates the birth of a future king. The couple’s son weighed 8lb 6oz and was delivered at 4.24pm today at the private Lindo Wing of St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington with his proud father, Prince William, looking on. Her Royal Highness and her child are both doing well and will remain in hospital overnight, said a spokesman for the palace. The long-awaited baby will be given the title His Royal Highness and be known as Prince of Cambridge,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: FlatCityGirl, 7/22/2013 3:39:38 PM     (No. 9436906)

Congratulations to the Mom and Dad, and congratulations to Merry Ole England.

Good on you.


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Reply 2 - Posted by: Peaches, 7/22/2013 3:41:39 PM     (No. 9436911)

Huzzah!

May all of the royal hoopla drive liberals crazy.

Congrats to the proud parents!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: TrueBlueWfan, 7/22/2013 3:41:39 PM     (No. 9436910)

I was wrong again, I thought it would be a 6 lb. girl.

This is a big baby for such a tiny woman.

Congrats to all!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Grady, 7/22/2013 3:45:25 PM     (No. 9436915)

Congratulations to the Parents.
I´m waiting for a certain narcissist to announce that that could have him.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Lt.Mom, 7/22/2013 3:45:38 PM     (No. 9436916)

Lo, children are an heritage of the Lord: and the fruit of the womb is his reward. Psalm 127

Wonderful news!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: bpl40, 7/22/2013 3:45:46 PM     (No. 9436917)

Prediction - Future George VII.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Rafter, 7/22/2013 3:45:52 PM     (No. 9436918)

King Larry?

I don´t think so.

King Mortimer... will be a great name... j/k

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Reply 8 - Posted by: ualslosar, 7/22/2013 3:46:07 PM     (No. 9436920)

It´s a Boy!

Isn´t it a little early to be putting restrictions on it?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Topic Thunder, 7/22/2013 3:46:45 PM     (No. 9436921)

Wait until the poor kid finds out about the royal nut job family he´s been born into.
He has my condolences.


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Reply 10 - Posted by: ScarletPimpernel, 7/22/2013 3:48:21 PM     (No. 9436926)

Congratulations to William and Kate! Can´t wait to see the pictures.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: thewarden, 7/22/2013 3:48:23 PM     (No. 9436927)

Yay! Best wishes to the family. I agree with another poster--bet he´s a George, after the Queen´s beloved father. That would be sweet.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Keekng, 7/22/2013 3:54:00 PM     (No. 9436935)

Congrats, Parents! Guess we know what will be all over the news tonight.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Aubreyesque, 7/22/2013 3:55:21 PM     (No. 9436937)

I was sure it was a girl...oh well - CONGRATULATIONS TO THE BRAND NEW PARENTS AND TO GREAT BRITAIN!

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Aubreyesque, 7/22/2013 3:56:52 PM     (No. 9436939)

Actually it would probably be George the V or VI.

George IV was known as Prinny - he of the Regency set and friends with Beau Brummel.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: dotty, 7/22/2013 3:57:13 PM     (No. 9436940)

Let´s not forget the beautiful murdered grandmother Diana who fell into the hands of this Eugenicist crime family.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: nonsense, 7/22/2013 4:00:28 PM     (No. 9436946)

I hope the baby has Kate´s smile. She has the sweetest smile.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Urgent Fury, 7/22/2013 4:00:54 PM     (No. 9436947)

Ha Ha #8.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: CEP, 7/22/2013 4:01:22 PM     (No. 9436948)

Wonderful news for the Royal couple. The best to the whole family.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: StormCnter, 7/22/2013 4:03:25 PM     (No. 9436954)

Geez, #15, aren´t you full of sunshine.

Congratulations to William, Kate and the entire royal family. To baby Cambridge, welcome to the world.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: yuban, 7/22/2013 4:05:40 PM     (No. 9436957)

Gag me with a burka. I will never understand the hoop la surrounding the royal family crapola.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: FenwayFrank, 7/22/2013 4:08:24 PM     (No. 9436962)

Will our narcissist demand that they name the boy Trayvon?

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Shells, 7/22/2013 4:09:17 PM     (No. 9436964)

They will be wonderful parents. Sooo happy for them. Brings a smile to my face and heaven knows that is not easy to do these days.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: babelfish30101, 7/22/2013 4:16:11 PM     (No. 9436973)

Zippy must be praying to Allah that his oldest gets knocked up soon,

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Urgent Fury, 7/22/2013 4:16:31 PM     (No. 9436974)

I think "Benny" or "Monty"....2 British icons, should be considered (Python not Montgomery)

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Reply 25 - Posted by: shepsmum, 7/22/2013 4:19:15 PM     (No. 9436975)

It´s news and interesting and I wish the couple well, but I´ve been amazed to see the coverage this has gotten.

We´re Americans. We didn´t like royalty and many of the things it stands for. I´m surprised at the level of devotion by the MSM and people commenting -- and the still present reverence for Diana.

But at least it gives us a break from the Trayvon coverage.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: bighambone, 7/22/2013 4:26:11 PM     (No. 9436981)

They won´t give their boy an old fashioned name. They will saddle him with a modern, and for the UK a unique moniker, like Trayvon!

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Reply 27 - Posted by: nightvision, 7/22/2013 4:27:00 PM     (No. 9436983)

What happy news!
Congratulations to the proud parents and to Her Majesty the Queen, on the birth of her first great-grandchild.

Champagne for everybody!

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Reply 28 - Posted by: LComStaff, 7/22/2013 4:27:44 PM     (No. 9436987)

If anyone has something crabby to say take it to another site. This is very happy news and we contratulate the entire family.
We´ve had enough ugly going on lately. Let´s relax and enjoy watching our English friends have a great big party.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: Evocatus, 7/22/2013 4:28:49 PM     (No. 9436991)

God Save the Queen of the England!

Great news for the Brits.

Best wishes to the young family.


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Reply 30 - Posted by: Drive, 7/22/2013 4:29:42 PM     (No. 9436993)

Thank you, Staff. Here we have doctors who chop babies up and pack them into freezers. Celebrating the gift of life is lovely. God bless them all.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 7/22/2013 4:32:19 PM     (No. 9436996)

The birth of a baby is a joy to the parents, whether they´re "royal" or poor as church mice.

I share in their joy. Congratulations to the new parents.

As an aside, this means it will be one more generation before the new rule of inheritance of the throne can be used--that the first born child succeeds, whether male or female.



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Reply 32 - Posted by: FL_Absentee_Voter, 7/22/2013 4:36:40 PM     (No. 9437003)

For the life of me I don´t understand the fuss - but it´s reassuring to see that more Brits still celebrate the birth of a king than the death of a prime minister.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: trackman999, 7/22/2013 4:40:51 PM     (No. 9437012)

# 14 George VI was Queen Elizabeth II s father.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: Tarheelkate, 7/22/2013 4:42:29 PM     (No. 9437015)

As I understand it, the name the baby goes by may not be the name he assumes as King. William, for instance, could choose one of his several other given names. His great-grandfather, King George VI, was known in the family as "Bertie," his first name being Albert.

Many best wishes to this young child and to his parents.

And won´t the radical feminists be angry! They wanted a girl just to break precedent.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: thatsomewhereplace, 7/22/2013 4:43:45 PM     (No. 9437016)

Thanks Lucianne and staff. Good sweet news for a change. I´m enjoying the news. Almost and ouch baby! will be a good healthy baby. Congrats to the monarchy!!!

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Reply 36 - Posted by: FLCracker, 7/22/2013 4:45:37 PM     (No. 9437017)

#14 didn´t you see "The King´s Speech?" Georges V and VI were the present queen´s father and grandfather.



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Reply 37 - Posted by: LittleHoodedMonk, 7/22/2013 4:48:33 PM     (No. 9437024)

I was talking to my Mother earlier this afternoon as it is her 89th birthday. I told her that in my mind, I bet on Kate´s child being born today as it was a full moon. She smiled on the other end of the line.

Great news as I so appreciate Her Royal Highness & Prince William. My Mother also thought it was a good sign that both the brothers have served honorably in their Military. Happy first day, little one.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: amylu, 7/22/2013 4:52:03 PM     (No. 9437028)

I´ve enjoyed the coverage of this young couple and wish them well with their new baby. William and Kate seem like genuine, decent people who love and respect each other, and they exude grace and class. They waited to have a child until after marriage, which is the proper thing to do.

Meanwhile, here in the U. S., we have the...Kardashians. Oy vey! What role models!

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Reply 39 - Posted by: Udanja99, 7/22/2013 4:52:11 PM     (No. 9437030)

Congratulations to the parents and to all of our UK friends who are celebrating. Here´s to LIFE!

Not trying to be crabby, but I´m guessing that the private Lindo Wing of St. Mary´s hospital must be much nicer than the rest of that place. While visiting London a couple of years ago, I had to take my daughter to the emergency room and St. Mary´s was the closest to our hotel. It was dingy, dirty, shabby and crumbling. The end result of socialized medicine - we saw it in Romania too.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: Fledrmaus, 7/22/2013 4:55:06 PM     (No. 9437037)

Name him Richard! In honour of the discovery of the body of Richard III last year - a great archeological moment.

Actually, I remember when Prince William was born, in 1982. It was right at the end of the Falklands War, and the British had retaken Port Stanley. Some people suggested the new royal baby should be named "Stanley" in honour of the victory. But the prospect of "Good King Stan" didn´t seem to be enough for the royal family to break with tradition.

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Reply 41 - Posted by: BonnieBlue, 7/22/2013 4:59:53 PM     (No. 9437047)

Please oh please oh please let them name him Elvis!

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Reply 42 - Posted by: Aubreyesque, 7/22/2013 5:01:46 PM     (No. 9437050)

#33 George the FIFTH was Elizabeth II´s ...

#36 *facepalm# yes I did see it... So if this were to be another George it would be George VII

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Reply 43 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 7/22/2013 5:08:44 PM     (No. 9437061)

I think Otis would be a good name....

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Reply 44 - Posted by: Hobbiest, 7/22/2013 5:09:13 PM     (No. 9437062)

That was a quick labor. Congratulations to the parents and the Royal Family.

Critics abound, but this family has survived and maintained the aura of royalty when all the other crowned heads of Europe have disappeared or become quite common. The monarchy was proclaimed dead after George III and his useless brood, again after Victoria, after the abdication of Edward VII and in the 1970s. Yet here the monarchy is is on the ascendency in Elizabeth II´s diamond jubilee year with the birth of a boy to a popular heir presumptive

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Reply 45 - Posted by: Moonspinner, 7/22/2013 5:10:18 PM     (No. 9437064)

Congratulations to Catherine and William! Welcome to the world Prince of Cambridge!

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Reply 46 - Posted by: JoniTx, 7/22/2013 5:13:07 PM     (No. 9437068)

Thank You Staff!

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Reply 47 - Posted by: FlatCityGirl, 7/22/2013 5:13:48 PM     (No. 9437069)

I never was a "fan" of Diana --I thought she was a self-absorbed twit, but it is sad that she´s not here to welcome her first grandchild.


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Reply 48 - Posted by: Words have Meaning, 7/22/2013 5:14:42 PM     (No. 9437071)

Congrats to our royal allies across the pond.
I am sure Queen Elizabeth has recently found a new appreciation for religion. She must have been praying to newly minted St. John Paul for a boy, not a girl, because I am sure she thought the new baby would be named Diane (in honor of the late princess) whom she hated with a passion.

To Kate: Now let´s work on #2. Don´t forget the old saying, "A heir and a spare."

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Reply 49 - Posted by: Coy860, 7/22/2013 5:18:41 PM     (No. 9437081)

Happy news to be sure. I hope he has his mother´s dimples.
Richard would be a nice name. I am sure Kate has given it a lot of thought, she has flawless taste and grace.
I hope Diana is smiling..hard to imagine her being a grandmother.

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Reply 50 - Posted by: VAfreedomluver, 7/22/2013 5:19:25 PM     (No. 9437083)

Congratulations to the Cambridges. It´s possible that the boy, if named George, would actually reign as George VIII, since there´s been speculation that Prince Charles would choose to reign under the name George if he does ascend to the throne. The previous two guys named King Charles were not exactly an illustrious precedent for a future Charles III.

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Reply 51 - Posted by: ramona, 7/22/2013 5:23:49 PM     (No. 9437093)

I don´t begrudge the Brits their royal family. I enjoy the pomp and circumstance and can appreciate the heritage and traditions, different as they are from our own.

Perhaps one of the many middle names of this new child will be Spencer?
Ramona (the Pest)

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Reply 52 - Posted by: bpl40, 7/22/2013 5:27:12 PM     (No. 9437096)

Speculation is Charles might become Edward IX. Who knows!

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Reply 53 - Posted by: kennedylaw, 7/22/2013 5:31:36 PM     (No. 9437108)

I was really hoping that they would name him William Robert.

Then we could call him Prince Billy Bob.

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Reply 54 - Posted by: oldmagnolia, 7/22/2013 5:32:20 PM     (No. 9437109)

Congratulations to William and Catherine and to Her Majesty the Queen. At least some happy news to celebrate instead of the ugliness coming out every day. Whether you like monarchies or not, they represent their country a lot better than the trash we have here right now, let alone less expensive.

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Reply 55 - Posted by: Gagolfer, 7/22/2013 5:38:59 PM     (No. 9437119)

I truly feel sorry for those who can´t leave their world of hate for even one day and enjoy anything happy and nice. It´s sick.

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Reply 56 - Posted by: trackman999, 7/22/2013 5:52:02 PM     (No. 9437141)

Sorry for the double . #42 When coronated , Elizabeth II´s father ( Albert) took the name of George and became King George VI. King George V was his father. Look it up.

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Reply 57 - Posted by: Catherine, 7/22/2013 5:59:47 PM     (No. 9437153)

Ouch! Big boy! My 2nd weight 8 lbs 9 oz. But those little butterballs are a delight. Congratulations to the new Mom and Dad. You are in for so much fun. Can I see his picture now?

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Reply 58 - Posted by: Fiesta del sol, 7/22/2013 6:10:53 PM     (No. 9437175)

One of the goofballs on FOX was talking about the "Royal Gynecologist". I wonder if that´s on his letterhead?

Congrats to the royals. Will the baby call Prince Charles Grandpa Chuck?

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Reply 59 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 7/22/2013 6:35:22 PM     (No. 9437204)

Congratulations to the future King William and Queen Kate. I´m sure they will raise the child right.
No name yet? I hoping for something a little old fashioned - a nod to Medieval times. Perhaps Holden, Braxton, or Rexford.

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Reply 60 - Posted by: FilAm, 7/22/2013 6:42:13 PM     (No. 9437208)

How about naming him Mohammed as it is the most popular name in England now.Perfect way to reach out to the Muslims.

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Reply 61 - Posted by: MMC, 7/22/2013 6:42:23 PM     (No. 9437209)

I am going to throw my hat in on name speculation:

HRH Phillip Michael Charles Spencer....

Great Grandpa
Grandpa
Grandpa
nod to Mom´s Memory

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Reply 62 - Posted by: happywarrior, 7/22/2013 6:46:26 PM     (No. 9437219)

Hoping for a King Henry VIIII!

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Reply 63 - Posted by: Mrs M, 7/22/2013 6:49:34 PM     (No. 9437223)

Well Congratulations! One thing is for sure. His Royal Highness will have His Royal Hiney cleaned just like any other baby. I wish this couple a long and happy marriage many lovely kids. Blessings on all of them

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Reply 64 - Posted by: HistoryBuff, 7/22/2013 7:04:20 PM     (No. 9437235)

Wow! A news story about the birth of a legitimate baby!

When was the last time that happened?

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Reply 65 - Posted by: Attercliffe, 7/22/2013 7:04:48 PM     (No. 9437236)

#58, I seriously doubt it. There might be a discreet Royal Warrant, as in:

The warrant is typically advertised on company hoardings, letter-heads and products by displaying the coat of arms or the heraldic badge of the royal personage as appropriate. Underneath the coat of arms will usually appear the phrase "By Appointment to..." followed by the title and name of the royal customer, and then what goods are provided. No other details of what is supplied may be given.

The doctor´s warrant might simply say "provider of medical services" or something low-key like that. See: http://tinyurl.com/ly64l8j

As for the name, I´d love to see the child named after William´s brother, Henry (or Harry, as he is more commonly known). He might also be named Michael, after Kate´s father. As long as he´s not named Charles. . . .

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Reply 66 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 7/22/2013 7:07:36 PM     (No. 9437242)

Congratulations to the royal family.
What´s not to like about Kate or William ?

Poor Harry can´t catch a break it seems. Bumped by a baby.

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Reply 67 - Posted by: Java D, 7/22/2013 7:10:22 PM     (No. 9437251)

Nice to read some happy news for a change. Best wishes to the baby & his family.

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Reply 68 - Posted by: excalgalcg, 7/22/2013 8:00:15 PM     (No. 9437320)

Thank you staff! I am so happy for the young couple who deserve the best. Kate had one big baby! My son weighed 8 lb. 13 oz. many moons ago and you never forget it! Congratulations to the Monarchy and Great Britain, friends of the USA until Obama.

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Reply 69 - Posted by: ragu, 7/22/2013 8:14:45 PM     (No. 9437336)

All the best to William, Kate and the new one for a lifetime of happiness.

Also, congratulations to the Royal Family and the Middleton family.

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Reply 70 - Posted by: fembot, 7/22/2013 8:15:03 PM     (No. 9437337)

I must admit to some cynicism during the Great Kate Wait about the fact that all the media reports limited the baby´s possible genders to only two.....

However, this is not a day for cynicism. Heartfelt congratulations and best wishes to the Royal Family and all of Great Britain. Lord knows it´s nice to see some happy news for a change!

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Reply 71 - Posted by: TrueBlueWfan, 7/22/2013 8:39:10 PM     (No. 9437365)

#61 good name! Hope they use it.

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Reply 72 - Posted by: yorkiemom, 7/22/2013 8:44:11 PM     (No. 9437376)

Thank you staff.

This is wonderful news, and I wish nothing but the best for this attractive family.

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Reply 73 - Posted by: Fosterdad, 7/22/2013 10:24:48 PM     (No. 9437482)

#62 - that would be Henry IX. And I doubt he´ll be named Henry. William´s brother is Henry. Harry is just a nickname.

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Reply 74 - Posted by: ScarletPimpernel, 7/23/2013 2:06:00 PM     (No. 9438568)

Thank you, Lucianne Staff.

I never thought of Spencer as one of the middle names, but I think it would be entirely appropriate. I´ve thought of "James" as well, to honor the King that gave us the King James Bible, or George, to honor the Queen´s father.

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Reply 75 - Posted by: Susannah, 7/23/2013 2:09:57 PM     (No. 9438574)

How about the patron saints of England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales:

George Andrew Patrick David. It has a nice ring.


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Reply 76 - Posted by: broken01, 7/24/2013 11:45:07 AM     (No. 9440237)

Congrats to the proud parents. That´s a big baby. My daughter was 8lbs 4oz so yeah I´m sure that was some work pushing but Kate looked as good as ever. I say name the boy Richard since that´s such a strong kingly name. Whatever you do don´t name him after grandpa Charlie. We all know what kind of stand up guy he turned out to be.

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WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service and other federal agencies awarded about $415,000 in contracts to a license plate-tracking company before Homeland Security leaders dropped a plan for similar work amid privacy complaints. Federal offices such as the Forest Service and the U.S. Air Force´s Air Combat Command chose Livermore, Calif.-based Vigilant Solutions to provide access to license plate databases or tools used to collect plate information, according to government procurement records compiled by Bloomberg. Vigilant, a closely held company, has received such work since 2009. In February, Jeh Johnson, secretary of the Department of Homeland Security

US weighing military exercises
in Eastern Europe
Associated Press, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/19/2014 7:35:19 PM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON— A Western official says the United States is considering deploying about 150 soldiers for military exercises to begin in Poland and Estonia in the next few weeks. The exercises would follow Russia´s buildup of forces near its border with Ukraine and its annexation last month of Ukraine´s Crimean Peninsula. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said earlier this week that the U.S. is looking for ways to reassure its NATO allies of its strong commitment to collective defense. The Western official says ground exercises in Poland and Estonia would last about two weeks but that such exercises would continue on a

Ted Cruz Writes Thank You
Letter to Obama in POLITICO
Mediaite, by Matt Wilstein    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/19/2014 7:28:15 PM     Post Reply
This week’s POLITICO Magazine contains an uncharacteristic show of gratitude from Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) to President Barack Obama. Under the headline “A bipartisan message to Iran,” the senator thanks the president for signing his S 2195 bill into law, which prevents anyone who has engaged in espionage or terrorism against the U.S. from gaining entry to the country via the United Nations. “Thanks to President Obama for joining a unanimous Congress and signing S 2195 into law,” Cruz begins his piece. By giving the president “the authority to deny visas to United Nations ambassadors who are known terrorists,” he

147 immigrants found in
Alton stash house
Monitor [McAllen TX], by Karen Antonacci    Original Article
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U.S. Border Control agents detained 147 people suspected of being in the country illegally from a stash house Thursday afternoon in Alton — shortly after 81 people were found hiding in makeshift huts in McAllen. The 147 people were discovered in a house at the 8900 block of North Bentsen Palm Drive. Border Patrol spokesman Danny Tirado said he didn’t recall the exact time of the bust, but said it was not too long after the 81 people were found in a brushy area of McAllen northwest of Sprague and North 10th Street about 1 p.m. The 147 people detained

Breaking News: Did Apple’s
Satellite Map App Just Find
the Loch Ness Monster?
Independent Journal Review, by Kyle Becker    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/19/2014 1:41:43 PM     Post Reply
Reports are flying across the Internet about the possibility that Apple’s satellite map app just snapped a pic of the elusive “Loch Ness monster.” Long speculated to be a relative of the dinosaur-era plesiosaur, many have chalked the rumors up to baseless monster talk. Until now. (Photograph) Could this satellite imagery hold a clue that scientists on the hunt have been missing? Could the Loch Ness monster be real?

Exclusive: Inside the
Bundy Ranch and the Fight
Against Government Overreach
Breitbart's Big Government, by Kerry Picket    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/19/2014 12:40:44 PM     Post Reply
Bunkersville, Nevada — Cliven Bundy’s ranch, recently the site of a tense stand-off that started over two weeks ago between the federal government and the Bundy family, had morphed into a good old-fashioned family picnic complete with live country music, hamburgers, and hotdogs Friday. A week after the Bureau of Land Management’s armed force left Bunkersville, Bundy and his supporters continue to make the family’s case relating to Bundy’s right to graze his cattle on public land his family has been on for many years. Bundy told Breitbart News the only communication he has received from the BLM recently has been

Ouch: College Students Give Obama
a Cold Reception in Pennslvania
Townhall, by Cortney O´Brien    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/19/2014 12:31:47 PM     Post Reply
The president´s speeches may need to be accompanied by a laugh track from now on, considering the crickets he received at his appearance in Community College of Allegheny County, in Oakdale, Pa., on Wednesday. Although he tried to tout his new spending program, both Obama´s talking points and attempts at humor didn´t go over so well: At the end, when the president walked back from the podium to smile and wave at the roughly 60 people in the bleachers 20 feet behind him, he faced a unfriendly wall of faces. The White House video of the bleacher’s front rank shows three men with their hands crossed, one with his hands stuck

Clintons celebrate Chelsea’s
pregnancy announcement
New York Post, by Stephanie Smith    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/19/2014 8:32:52 AM     Post Reply
The Clintons had a busy night of celebrations after Chelsea announced she and husband Marc Mezvinsky are expecting a baby. Bill joined “House of Cards” star Kevin Spacey at the Revlon Rainforest Fund Benefit Concert at Carnegie Hall Thursday, joking of Spacey’s Machiavellian character, “When I was president people accused me of murder all the time, made a show of investigating. Spacey’s president for 15 minutes and he gets away with murder.” Spacey, who sang during the event with Sting, Stephen Stills and James Taylor, also showed off his Johnny Carson impression, taking a swipe at the coverage of Flight

Two Dems Accuse Party Leaders
in CA-33 of Changing Rules
to Favor Wealthy Insiders
Breitbart California, by Joel B. Pollak    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/19/2014 8:28:05 AM     Post Reply
Two Democratic Party candidates in the primary race for California´s 33rd congressional district in West Los Angeles have accused local party officials of using an arbitrary fundraising minimum to favor established insiders--then raising that minimum at the last moment to exclude them from a recent candidates´ forum. Democrats Kristie Holmes and Barbara Mulvaney issued a joint press release earlier this week, accusing the Pacific Palisades Democratic Club (PPDC) of "uninviting" them from a forum on Sunday, April 13 "after first zealously pursuing them." Only candidates who participated were eligible for the club´s

Ted Cruz, Invoking Reagan,
Angers GOP Colleagues
but Wins Fans Elsewhere
Wall Street Journal, by Monica Langley    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/19/2014 8:09:17 AM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON--Rushing to an afternoon vote last month, Sen. Ted Cruz hopped the underground tram to the U.S. Capitol from his office across the street. The Texan planted his black ostrich cowboy boots in the middle of the small subway car without getting so much as a nod from the other senators--Republican or Democrat--amiably chatting or huddled in their seats. Mr. Cruz finds himself standing alone a lot these days. His response to the cold shoulders: "The establishment despised Ronald Reagan" before he became president, "but the people loved him." For the 43-year-old Republican, the Reagan name illuminates his political life´s

What the hell is this American
plane owned by the Bank of
Utah doing in IRAN?
Daily Caller, by Eric Owens    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/18/2014 11:33:02 PM     Post Reply
On Tuesday morning, a plane owned in trust by the Bank of Utah showed up in a very visible area of the Mehrabad Airport in Tehran, the capital of the Islamic Republic of Iran. What was it doing there exactly? Nobody knows, reports The New York Times. Under President Barack Obama, the United States has eased some of the long-standing punitive economic sanctions against Iran. Still, very little American — or European — economic activity is allowed inside the religious theocracy. The Bank of Utah is certainly no Wells Fargo. The Ogden-based community bank has all of 13 branches including



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