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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 — Former President Jimmy Carter joined fellow Nobel laureates Wednesday in opposing Keystone XL, insisting that approving the pipeline would trigger “more climate upheaval” around the globe. In an open letter to President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry, Carter and the nine other Nobel Peace Prize winners bluntly warned the leaders: “Your decision on the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline will define your climate legacy.” The missive, published as an advertisement in Politico, represents the first time Carter has taken a position on the $5.4 billion project and makes him the first former president to come

Obama: Russia doesn´t
want war with US
The Hill (Washington DC), by Peter Sullivan    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/16/2014 10:23:41 PM     Post Reply
President Obama said Wednesday that Russia realizes the U.S. military is “significantly superior” to its own and does not want war with the United States. Asked in an interview with CBS News about a Russian fighter buzzing a U.S. Navy ship in the Black Sea on Saturday, Obama said, “They’re not interested in any kind of military confrontation with us, understanding that our conventional forces are significantly superior to the Russians.” Obama accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of being behind uprisings in Ukraine in which government buildings have been taken over. Ukraine’s government has launched an operation against the separatists

With Eyes on 2016, Perry
Is Mired in the Past
New York Times, by Manny Fernandez    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/16/2014 10:18:05 PM     Post Reply
AUSTIN, Tex. — The last nine months of Rick Perry’s tenure as the longest-serving governor of Texas were supposed to be a political victory lap. Greg Abbott, the Republican state attorney general, and Wendy Davis, the Democratic state senator, both of whom are vying to replace Mr. Perry, have been sparring across Texas. Meanwhile Mr. Perry has been traveling the country and the world promoting the robust Texas economy and bolstering his national profile as he considers another run for president in 2016. Mr. Perry, who began serving as governor in December 2000 and who leaves office in January 2015

9/11 Victim Families: Obama
Administration Sabotaging Trials
Washington Free Beacon [DC], by Adam Kredo    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/16/2014 9:47:54 PM     Post Reply
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE—Victims of the 9/11 terror attacks expressed shock that the FBI may be meddling in the hearings here, and some speculated that it is part of an effort by the Obama administration to completely derail the hearings and force them into federal court stateside. Families of those killed in the 9/11 terror attacks traveled here with the intent of watching their family members’ accused killers face justice. However, many say they were horrified earlier this week when pre-trial hearings came to a halt over revelations that the FBI had launched an investigation into the accused terrorist’s defense

Today’s IRS Documents:
What Do They Show?
Power Line, by John Hinderaker    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/16/2014 9:42:00 PM     Post Reply
Earlier today, Judicial Watch made public a batch of documents that it received from the IRS in response to a Freedom of Information Act request. The documents consists of a series of emails relating to the IRS’s treatment of applications for 501(c)(4) status from “Tea Party” or otherwise conservative organizations. I am still working my way through the emails, but have a few preliminary observations. First, the most significant ones I have seen so far have already been widely discussed. The email below documents a call from the Department of Justice about whether non-profits that “lied” about doing political activity

MSNBC Panel Hits ´Offensive´
Republican ´Extremism,´ GOP
´Going to Cease to Exist´
Newsbusters, by Brad Wilmouth    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/16/2014 9:31:16 PM     Post Reply
On the Wednesday, April 16, PoliticsNation on MSNBC, far left host Al Sharpton berated what he viewed as "extreme" and "intolerant radical views" of Republican candidates for U.S. Senate in Mississippi and North Carolina as he highlighted comments that he considered "offensive." Guest Jonathan Capehart of the Washington Post went so far as to hyperbolically suggest that the GOP is "going to cease to exist" unless Republican Party leaders who are "aghast at the far-right extremists" do not react against these candidates. Below is a transcript of the relevant portion of the Wednesday, April 16, PoliticsNation on MSNBC: AL SHARPTON:

Sarah Palin to Headline SHE-PAC
Iowa Rally for Joni Ernst
Breitbart Big Government, by Tony Lee    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/16/2014 9:25:33 PM     Post Reply
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will headline a SHE-PAC rally in Des Moines, Iowa, on April 27th for conservative Iowa Senate candidate Joni Ernst, who has taken a two-point lead over a liberal Republican businessman who had been leading before Palin endorsed Ernst. The rally at the Hy-Vee Conference Center will feature Nebraska Sen. Deb Fischer, Iowa´s Lieutenant Gov. Kim Reynolds, and Kay Orr, the former Nebraska governor who was the country´s first Republican female governor. It will likely also make it difficult for Democrats to use the "war on women" card in Iowa. State Senator Ernst gained national recognition for

Michelle Obama to meet with
Chicago students at Howard University
Chicago Tribune, by Katherine Skiba    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/16/2014 4:06:32 PM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON—First lady Michelle Obama plans to meet Chicago high school students in the nation´s capital Thursday when they visit Howard University to gain exposure to college life, White House aides said. Bow Wow, a rapper, actor and co-host of BET´s "106 & Park," will join a campus tour with the first lady and the Chicago Public Schools students and moderate her round-table discussion with them, her aides said. The students, juniors and seniors, will be on the first day of a four-day visit to Howard for a program called "Escape to the Mecca." The program is designed to give talented

Wendy Davis will undergo neck surgery
Star-Telegram [Fort Worth TX], by Anna M. Tinsley    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/16/2014 4:02:34 PM     Post Reply
FORT WORTH — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis will undergo neck surgery today, her campaign said Tuesday. “After experiencing shoulder and right arm pain in recent weeks, Sen. Davis will have a routine surgical procedure to remove bone spurs and degenerative discs that are creating compression on the nerves in her neck,” campaign spokesman Zac Petkanas said in a statement Tuesday. “This is a common issue experienced by runners and endurance athletes,” he said. Davis, of Fort Worth, will undergo the outpatient surgery at the Fort Worth Brain and Spine Institute. Dr. Thomas Ellis will perform the

Obama administration gives Detroit
$100 million for ´blight removal´
American Thinker, by Rick Moran    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/16/2014 1:36:54 PM     Post Reply
The cash infusion by the federal government is actually going to help the city pay pensions, even though they´re playing a kind of shell game with the money. As for "blight removal," perhaps they could start with city hall. Reuters: Michigan officials and President Barack Obama´s Administration are discussing a plan to free up $100 million in federal money to aid Detroit´s retired city workers, the Detroit Free Press reported on Tuesday. Citing two people familiar with the talks, the newspaper said the talks were centered around federal money flowing to Michigan for blight removal. Under the plan, $100 million

Erasing the race card
Washington Post, by Kathleen Parker    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/16/2014 1:17:59 PM     Post Reply
One approaches the race fray with trepidation, but here we go, tippy-toe. The race cards have been flying so fast and furious lately, one can hardly tell the kings from the queens. Leading the weird lately has been Democratic Alabama state Rep. Alvin Holmes, who called Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina “Uncle Toms.” Holmes, who also has said that it’s fine by him if men want to marry mules and, while we’re exorcising demons, that white people are only pro-life until their daughter gets pregnant by a black man. When Mark Childress wrote



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Daily Mail (U.K.), by Staff    Original Article
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The Week, by Marc Ambinder    Original Article
Posted By: MissMolly- 4/15/2014 4:51:46 AM     Post Reply
Funny question in the headline, yes? But since President Obama worries more about the threat of terrorists´ improvised nuclear device going off in a major American city than anything Russia can throw at us, I was wondering if the government had deigned to share with us citizens any tips for, you know, surviving something their own intelligence points to as the likeliest unlikely Black Swan event. Well, no. And yes. No — very few people in Washington, D.C., who work for the government have any idea what they would do if a 10-kiloton nuclear device exploded at the intersection of 16th and K

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Washington Times, by Cheryl K. Chumley    Original Article
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When President Obama needed a preacher to fulfill the closing prayer duties at the annual White House Easter Prayer Breakfast, he turned to none other than the Episcopal Church’s first openly gay bishop — who said he was as shocked as anyone at the appointment. The Right Rev. Gene Robinson said in a tweet, accompanied by a photo of Mr. Obama behind a podium at the event: “POTUS ‘preaches’ at the Easter prayer breakfast. Then, out of the blue, asks ME to close with prayer. OMG!” Newsmax said he also emphasized that the words he chose to close the breakfast


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