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Caroline Kennedy sells out Camelot
New York Post, by Maureen Callahan

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Posted By:StormCnter, 9/22/2013 5:11:55 AM

As the 50th anniversary of the JFK assassination approaches, so does the merchandising onslaught — books, movies, commemorative magazines. But there is one aspect of this commercialism that remains surprising: The most shameless huckster of Kennedy mythology and memorabilia is Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg. Her public image is that of the classy, quiet keeper of the Kennedy legacy, the civic-minded former lawyer who publishes books on poetry while her cousins crash into trees and kick nurses. With the bar for Kennedy comportment set so low, it’s almost impossible for Caroline not to look good. Look closer, though, and it’s clear that Caroline’s image is

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Trigger2, 9/22/2013 5:27:00 AM     (No. 9531356)

Typical Kennedy offspring. Maybe someone should ask Mary Jo Kopeckne (sp) what she thinks of the Kennedy crime family. Oh, that´s right, Uncle Teddy offed her, so she´s unavailable for comment.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: JLoophole, 9/22/2013 6:02:02 AM     (No. 9531376)

Camelot exists only in the minds of JFK worshippers, so how much actual "selling out" of a myth is possible, I´m not sure. Maybe Caroline valued those items for exactly what they were- just memorabilia from a myth...and decided to make a buck off of it by selling to the J Petermans of this world (Seinfeld fans will understand). She doesn´t sound like the brightest bulb, and yes, probably Kennedy greedy, but she is wholly propped up by the synchophants who worship the name.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: NuGoddess, 9/22/2013 6:48:42 AM     (No. 9531403)

I am surprised Caroline has not copyrighted the Kennedy name.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Kitty Myers, 9/22/2013 7:04:00 AM     (No. 9531413)

I´m glad this is a Must Read because this is a delicious exposé of CKS, the "profit-minded serial holder of non-jobs."

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Former lurker, 9/22/2013 7:11:49 AM     (No. 9531419)

She could probably pick up a couple of bucks from National Enquirer if she came clean about her brother´s biological father....Gianni Agneli.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Joe Btfsplk, 9/22/2013 8:02:02 AM     (No. 9531473)

How much do you think Chelsea Clinton will get for the contents daddy and mommy´s closets and bathroom drawers?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Flyball Dogs, 9/22/2013 8:03:23 AM     (No. 9531475)

Camelot. Spamalot.



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Reply 8 - Posted by: Cooling Saucer, 9/22/2013 8:35:21 AM     (No. 9531501)

Jeesh.

Well, like the Grate 1 said -- Lipstick on a pig ...

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Right Republican, 9/22/2013 8:43:21 AM     (No. 9531507)

Uggh. Her actions are so distasteful that I could not read to the end.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: FlyRight, 9/22/2013 8:51:29 AM     (No. 9531514)

#5 Gianni Agnelli? Do tell.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Edgelady, 9/22/2013 8:52:36 AM     (No. 9531516)

Article says she´s worth $270 M, but it sure looks like she needs the money.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: StormCnter, 9/22/2013 8:52:46 AM     (No. 9531517)

My most vivid memory of an adult Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg was when she publicly and appallingly turned her back on then-First Lady Laura Bush to avoid greeting her.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: flybynight, 9/22/2013 9:27:55 AM     (No. 9531565)

We Southerners have a description for people like Caroline and her clan, murmured with a regretful shake of the head: Tacky. Tacky, tacky. Bless her heart, she just can´t help it. Miss Caroline didn´t come from much, and it shows.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Gretchen, 9/22/2013 9:34:50 AM     (No. 9531574)

Hey, she´s got some great business sense. The Kennedy name is going down the toilet and she´s gonna cash in while she can.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Freeloader, 9/22/2013 9:45:32 AM     (No. 9531587)

Evidently, Barry had not read Edward Klein´s recent book, "The Amateur," before appointing Camelot´s Princess Caroline as Ambassador to Japan:

"I can´t stand to hear his (Obama´s) voice anymore. He´s a liar, and worse."

Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg Quoted
In "THE AMATEUR: Barack Obama In The
White House"
By Edward Klein
Published In May, 2012

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Arby, 9/22/2013 9:45:52 AM     (No. 9531588)

Camelot is a media creation, as all thinking people know. The Kennedys, as a group, are not a pretty picture, though many still believe that they were American royalty. At least they served in the military (more or less, in Teddy´s case), unlike Fauxbama, the head of the chum club.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: starboard, 9/22/2013 9:46:44 AM     (No. 9531590)

Gianni Agnelli, well what do you know. That´s where John Jr. got his good looks. I remember looking at him and thinking how unlike the Kennedy´s he look.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 9/22/2013 9:51:15 AM     (No. 9531596)

Why, you´d think she was a "greedy, rich Republican".

Favorite phrase FTA: "explaining her magnanimity" - that just encapsulates the pretentiousness of a greedy, self-serving Dem "do-gooder".

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Former lurker, 9/22/2013 10:22:18 AM     (No. 9531642)

#5, I know it´s nothing new....read about it after he died in that plane crash. Out of curiosity I compared pictures, amazing resemblance. Recently there was an article, I think in WSJ magazine on men´s style about Agnelli with lots of pictures, one of which showed him with Jackie and the comment that they had had an affair, no dates given but back before the assassination there was a lot of gossip about Jackie and the European yacht set. There is no way that JFK Jr got those dark good looks from the Irish Kennedy´s.




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Reply 20 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 9/22/2013 10:25:02 AM     (No. 9531650)

If JFK Jr. was really Giovanni Agnelli´s son, that would explain why he was so much better looking than most of the other Kennedys. The "Kennedy look" gene must be uber-dominant because you can spot one a mile away, except for John-John.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: RancherJack, 9/22/2013 10:25:30 AM     (No. 9531652)

All together now ...

" ... you know ..."

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Reply 22 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 9/22/2013 10:28:51 AM     (No. 9531662)

Camelot is like Porky Pig´s pants, they both don´t exist. Don´t look for them because they are not there.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Susannah, 9/22/2013 10:37:48 AM     (No. 9531672)

I well remember Caroline´s utterly trashy behavior toward Laura Bush.

JFK, Jr. got his looks from his Bouvier ancestors. All the gossip about Agnelli started after he was born.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: lil dotty, 9/22/2013 10:46:40 AM     (No. 9531683)

Perhaps one day Ms. Caroline will be served that extra special piece of pie from ´The Help´ After all she is special, being the first female under the desk of a presient playing games as he conducted business on a daily basis.


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Reply 25 - Posted by: JudithC, 9/22/2013 11:02:58 AM     (No. 9531707)

The trashy, exceptionally greedy, and "oh-so-not-beautiful" Caroline is dumber than a box of rocks. Much as she works on her "studied" commentary, it only serves to enhance her stupidity and highlight the fact that she´s annoyingly dull. The best Kennedy trick the flounder eyed Caroline has mastered is dialing for dollars at any opportunity—and it´s always interesting to see her in the company of those she considers the "important and beautiful" people as she all but holds court. And now she´s an United States Ambassador hand-picked by the jug-eared muslim looking to curry favor for whatever was in his sights at the time. Here´s hoping the Japanese are fully awake and recognize that she´s no more than a Kennedy to the core.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: bobn.t, 9/22/2013 11:11:31 AM     (No. 9531722)

See a lot of similarities between the Camelots and the Clintons? I sure do.

And just think, we´ve got Chelsea waiting in the wings.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: Patchy Groundfog, 9/22/2013 11:16:39 AM     (No. 9531733)

It WAS Camelot...if Camelot means that King Arthur was a womanizing pain-pill addict.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: masscon, 9/22/2013 11:20:31 AM     (No. 9531736)

#5 That certainly explains alot. He was so good-looking and so unlike the others. Looks-wise, that is. He was a real creep. Remember he took Larry Flynt as his guest to the White House Correspondent´s Dinner. A completely lowlife. All of them.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: capecodfox, 9/22/2013 11:23:17 AM     (No. 9531742)

If you are one of the Princess´ NYC lawyers, you have been busy this morning - working on damage control. Don´t forget to charge her time and a half for weekend duty!

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Reply 30 - Posted by: StormCnter, 9/22/2013 11:25:53 AM     (No. 9531744)

#25, I have read that far from being offended at the lack of substance in Caroline Kennedy, the Japanese are enchanted by her Kennedyness and are flattered that a real Kennedy is the ambassador.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: Halfvast Conspirator, 9/22/2013 11:25:54 AM     (No. 9531745)

So where did John Jr. get the Kennedy stupidity regarding transportation devices?

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Reply 32 - Posted by: M2, 9/22/2013 11:38:53 AM     (No. 9531767)

Are there any Kennedys at all who are honorable decent people or are all of them entitled trust fund babies who never outgrew their silver spoons?

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Reply 33 - Posted by: SaguaroJack, 9/22/2013 11:40:38 AM     (No. 9531771)

"...her cousins crash into trees and kick nurses"

Uh, that´s not the 4-letter word ending in "ck" that her cousins do to nurses and other females.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: MissMolly, 9/22/2013 11:50:14 AM     (No. 9531785)

#32, the Eunice and Sargent Shriver family are solid, productive, contributing people. Eunice kept her children away from the Kennedy compound and particularly the Robert Kennedy little heathens.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 9/22/2013 5:16:27 PM     (No. 9532118)

I always assumed JFK, Jr. got his dark, handsome looks from Jackie´s father, who was known as "Black Jack" Bouvier.

A friend claims JFK, Jr., looked like Peter Lawford, who was a Kennedy brother-in-law.

I´m not impressed by the Kennedys, or by Caroline, who seems to have dropped her "Schlossberg" name.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: Rafter, 9/22/2013 6:36:10 PM     (No. 9532199)

There is no apparent resemblance between JFK, Jr. and Giovanni Agnelli, but Jr. did
take after his mother´s side of the family and his DNA grandfather, Bouvier.

The hit piece is catty and chatty, but there is no law against making money.

President Kennedy famously said,
"A rising tide lifts all the boats."

As far as the thrust of this article...
"whatever floats your boat."

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Reply 37 - Posted by: donnaclaire, 9/22/2013 7:47:26 PM     (No. 9532287)

I´ve seen and heard Carolyn Kennedy over the years as she´s grown up and have never been overwhelmed (to put it kindly). She´s an ordinary woman with modestly pleasant looks and not a great intellect - regardless of her legacy. Her speaking ability is surprisingly inadequate. She´s just not an impressive person. It doesn´t matter to many, who think she´s still the adorable and perfect little princess of Camelot. I had much more respect and admiration for her mother. Never got the whole mystique of the Kennedys. Most are, and have been, just ordinary at best, although misfits and egomaniacs in this family are in the majority.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: bluebonnet, 9/22/2013 8:26:01 PM     (No. 9532325)

Aside from being disgusted by the princess´ behavior as outlined in this article, I can only second a previous poster´s comment: Well, bless her heart!
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Reply 39 - Posted by: Java D, 9/22/2013 9:01:40 PM     (No. 9532367)

Wow, she sure grew up from cute kid to one ugly woman. Ironically, John-John grew up from homely kid to hunk.

Goes without saying most of Caroline´s fortune was inherited from Jackie´s inheritance from her marriage of convenience to toad-faced Onassis. Ick, what a way to "earn" it.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 9/22/2013 10:06:37 PM     (No. 9532406)

Bless her heart, she can´t help herself.

It is beyond me why none of the Kennedy´s, with all of their money, invested in orthodontics. Caroline´s mouth is such a mess, she has trouble speaking.

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Reply 41 - Posted by: thatsomewhereplace, 9/22/2013 10:46:40 PM     (No. 9532425)

Ha to RangerJack! I heard that interview and had to turn off my radio. Every other clause/sentence. "You know" Where did such a "lady of grace" get that from? I mean surely her Kennedy connections would tell her that is so ... so eubonic perhaps? The Kennedy´s and offspring and relatives are slugs, suckers.

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Reply 42 - Posted by: athina, 9/22/2013 11:23:49 PM     (No. 9532463)

Based on something I read a few years ago, I thought John´s father could have been William Holden.

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Reply 43 - Posted by: bearcat, 9/23/2013 6:57:03 AM     (No. 9532663)

I will always be greatful for Jackie´s restoration of the White House. Many charming children become unattractive adults. Unfortunately Jackie´s son got all her charm and class.

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Reply 44 - Posted by: Hermoine, 9/23/2013 9:54:31 AM     (No. 9532886)

Just like the children of MLK, Jr. They´ve all profited quite nicely from their father´s work and sacrifice. The only one out of the bunch to do anything real is his niece, Alveda King.

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Reply 45 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 9/23/2013 10:22:59 AM     (No. 9532933)

Exactly #23. Jackie´s dad was extremely handsome. John was lucky to avoid the ´look of the Kennedy´s´. Something else too, part of her fortune comes from her late brother´s estate at the time of his death.

The bigger rumor out there is that she was involved with NYTimes owner Pinch S. at the time of her attempt to get a Senate seat. That was why she had to withdraw her nomination. She needed to keep that nugget quiet.

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Reply 46 - Posted by: peterfleming, 9/23/2013 4:38:50 PM     (No. 9533508)

Caroline, garage sale queen, without an ounce of sentimentality, apparently not a drug or sex addict, exploit the phony myth
while there´s time, take a fake, non job in Japan that we pay for no matter who else takes the fake non job. She grew up in the family from hell, is no question, a survivor, opportunist, yes, but wouldn´t you, in the same hellish place?
They´re all hopeless. Did like JFK´s look and language, definitely liked RFK, Bobby’s anti Communist infighting with Senator Joe McCarthy, Roy Cohen and G David Schine (who later produced the classic Gene Hackman film, THE FRENCH CONNECTION). The Kennedys were absolute proof that the elite can do anything and get away with it. Teddy killing
Mary Jo and staying in office FOREVER is living proof of both loud and silent elitism (which we have today in all Washington connections – call it Hillaryism) The good news: Ted only killed one person.



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Reply 47 - Posted by: uno, 9/23/2013 6:06:05 PM     (No. 9533625)

They call her Second-hand Rose because every second she´s selling something.
When Ted can campaign and win with his pants down around his ankles it´s proof positive that Massholes will vote for anything!!

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Reply 48 - Posted by: kanphil, 9/23/2013 6:19:55 PM     (No. 9533645)

Take away the money and the Kennedys bear a strong resemblance to the Honey Boo Boo bunch.

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Reply 49 - Posted by: wexfordcounty, 9/23/2013 7:00:18 PM     (No. 9533706)

Um, can you safely swim in the Hudson? Let alone 3 miles of it. Didn´t legend have Mao doing something like this? Great role-model, Caroline. And you never got over that your bro was prettier than you, did you?

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After presenting at the Academy Awards this year, Kim Novak didn’t want to leave her house. The Hitchcock screen siren, 81, was too humiliated to venture from her home near the Rogue River in Oregon. She read the cruel posts and Internet snark about her appearance, and it was just too much. “It got to me like it gets kids and teenagers,” she told the Associated Press. The “Vertigo” actress, considered one of the great beauties in her day, posted a note on her Facebook wall Thursday, acknowledging that she’d gotten fat injections in her face and addressing her halted

White House blames fox for
destroying Michelle’s garden

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Daily Caller, by Vince Coglianese    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/18/2014 3:59:04 PM     Post Reply
The White House is going to war with another fox — and this time, it’s personal. The Wall Street Journal reports that a red fox has been causing chaos around the White House, tripping security alarms, digging up Michelle’s garden and distracting the president from his duties. The Secret Service won’t give any details about how often the fox trips the White House’s obviously sophisticated security alarms, but rest assured, officials say, they’re watching. President Obama was apparently “stunned” to see the fox roaming freely down the oft-photographed White House colonnade, home to the world’s shortest, but most dramatic, outdoor strolls. The bushy-tailed visitor

The Folly Of The Bundy Ranch Rebellion
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The Federalist, by Grace Olmstead    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/18/2014 4:21:46 AM     Post Reply
It’s the stuff of Westerns: a showdown on the desert plains, the big bad government against an underdog farmer. Though the story has only grabbed national headlines in the past several days, rancher Cliven Bundy has illegally grazed cattle on the Nevada land surrounding his farm for over 20 years. He hasn’t paid grazing fees since 1993, and refuses to renew the necessary grazing permit.(Snip)Rather than using the avenues and pathways presented to him, Bundy has staunchly declared his own law and allegiances. Unfortunately, reality doesn’t work this way. If only it did—we could rebel for paying stupid taxes, refuse to

Students Demand Acknowledgement of
Robert E. Lee´s ´Racist and Dishonorable Conduct´

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Breitbart´s Big Government, by AWR Hawkins    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/18/2014 12:35:28 PM     Post Reply
A group of seven multiracial Washington and Lee University (W&L) students are demanding the school remove all Confederate flags from campus and "acknowledge" General Robert E. Lee´s "dishonorable side." According to the Roanoke Times, "seven multiracial students, calling themselves ´The Committee,´" have also demanded the school "acknowledge and apologize for participating in chattel slavery." They want recognition of "Martin Luther King Jr. Day on the undergraduate campus" and an end to "neo-Confederates" marching across campus "to the Lee Chapel on Lee-Jackson Day." The students say they will "engage in civil disobedience" if their demands are not met by September 1st. They added: "The

Living in the New York Times World
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American Thinker, by J. Paul Masko    Original Article
Posted By: magnante- 4/19/2014 7:48:36 AM     Post Reply
I began reading the entirety of the first section of the New York Times at nine years old, and continued that practice, more or less, for decades.(snip) ...the power of reverence, intrinsic to what I call the “cascade” of The Times: the near avalanche-like flow and distribution of information through electronic and print networks: through like-minded network newscasts, magazines, local newspaper s, blogs, daytime talk TV, late-night entertainment, statements at media award ceremonies, the celebrity Twitterverse, etc. The cascade rolls through Saturday Night Live, Jon Stewart, The New Yorker, the mouths of third-grade teachers, Elmo, Madonna and Susan Sarandon …through

´America´s royal baby´: How Chelsea´s first
child could give Hillary Clinton a boost in
the polls if she runs for president in 2016

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Daily Mail (U.K.), by Jessica Jerreat    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/19/2014 7:12:10 PM     Post Reply
For Hillary Clinton, having her own baby grandchild to kiss on the campaign trail, could be one of the biggest boosts to her possible presidential election campaign. Although the former Secretary of State and First Lady has not said if she will run in 2016, the arrival of her first grandchild will soften her image, analysts have said. While Chelsea only revealed her pregnancy on Thursday, supporters of her mother have already started cooing over a possible baby in the White House. With the Clintons having a near-royal status in the U.S., the announcement of a new arrival due this fall has sent

In a Hole, Golf Considers
Digging a Wider One

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New York Times, by Bill Pennington    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/19/2014 10:48:33 AM     Post Reply
GREENSBORO, Ga. — Golf holes the size of pizzas. Soccer balls on the back nine. A mulligan on every hole. These are some of the measures — some would say gimmicks — that golf courses across the country have experimented with to stop people from quitting the game. Golf has always reveled in its standards and rich tradition. But increasingly a victim of its own image and hidebound ways, golf has lost five million players in the last decade, according to the National Golf Foundation, with 20 percent of the existing 25 million golfers apt to quit in the next few years. People under 35 have especially spurned the game, saying it takes too

Obama: ´For me, Easter is a story of hope,
a belief in a better day to come´

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Investor´s Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm    Original Article
Posted By: SurferLad- 4/19/2014 9:16:36 AM     Post Reply
Hi, everybody. For millions of Americans, this time of year holds great meaning. Earlier this week, we hosted a Passover Seder at the White House, and joined Jewish families around the world in their re-tellings of the story of the Exodus and the victory of faith over oppression. And this Sunday, Michelle, Malia, Sasha, and I will join our fellow Christians around the world in celebrating the Resurrection of Christ, the salvation he offered the world, and the hope that comes with the Easter season. These holy days have their roots in miracles that took place long ago. And yet, they still inspire us, guide us, and strengthen us today. They remind us of our

Harry Reid calls dissident Nevada ranchers
´domestic terrorists´ following show of
force against the federal government

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Daily Mail [UK], by David Martosko    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 4/19/2014 9:29:17 AM     Post Reply
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Thursday that a family of dissident ranchers and their supporters in his home state of Nevada are ´domestic terrorists,´ citing this week´s standoff with the federal government´s Bureau of Land Management. Cliven Bundy has refused to pay grazing fees for land where his hundreds of cattle roam every day. The land is owned by the federal government, which says he owes more than $1 million. Bundy, however, insists that since his family has been using the land since the 1870s, Uncle Sam can´t collect the grazing fees. A tense standoff developed this week after

Pelosi assists in Holy Week
foot-washing ritual

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San Francisco Chronicle, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Harlowe- 4/18/2014 11:46:54 AM     Post Reply
To "honor the dignity and work of immigrants," Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi helps Bishop Marc Andrus wash the feet of two children Thursday at Saint John the Evangelist Episcopal Church in San Francisco. Pelosi also used the occasion to talk about passing HR15 - bipartisan immigration legislation that her office says would "reduce the deficit by nearly $1 trillion, secure our borders, unite our families, protect our workers and provide an earned pathway to citizenship." The Democratic leader´s ceremony coincides with Pope Francis´ similar ceremony in Rome to mark Holy Week.

Ted Cruz, Invoking Reagan,
Angers GOP Colleagues
but Wins Fans Elsewhere

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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

Deadbeat on the Range
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New York Times, by Timothy Eagan    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/18/2014 3:52:52 PM     Post Reply
Imagine a vendor on the National Mall, selling burgers and dogs, who hasn’t paid his rent in 20 years. He refuses to recognize his landlord, the National Park Service, as a legitimate authority. Every court has ruled against him, and fines have piled up. What’s more, the effluents from his food cart are having a detrimental effect on the spring grass in the capital. Would an armed posse come to his defense, aiming their guns at the park police? Would the lawbreaker get prime airtime on Fox News, breathless updates in the Drudge Report, a sympathetic ear from Tea Party Republicans?


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