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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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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

Barack Obama and the politics of lies
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Washington Examiner [DC], by Editorial    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/20/2014 5:45:25 AM     Post Reply
That was quite a victory dance President Obama did Thursday while claiming Obamacare is “working” because eight million people have now supposedly signed up for the health care program. He even indulged in some less-than-subtle mockery of Republicans - and by extension the majority of Americans who have disapproved of Obamacare since before it became law. "The repeal debate is and should be over,” Obama said, taking a dig at Republicans who are “going through, you know, the stages of grief … anger and denial and all that stuff …” But a president who is viewed by most Americans as less

White House asks American parents to
monitor their children for signs of terrorism

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Daily Caller, by Eric Owens    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/19/2014 5:50:04 PM     Post Reply
In a speech earlier this week, Lisa O. Monaco, President Barack Obama’s assistant for homeland security and counterterrorism, insisted that American parents must be vigilant because their “confrontational” children could be on the verge of becoming terrorists. Monaco’s full, prepared text is available here. She presented the speech, entitled “Countering Violent Extremism and the Power of Community,” at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government on April 15. Monaco began her remarks by eloquently describing the lives tragically lost last year during the Boston Marathon bombings. Interestingly, the Harvard grad failed to mention the religion or the motive of brothers Dzhokhar and Tamerlan

But Seriously, Just How
Slow-Witted is John Boehner?

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American Thinker, by C. Edmund Wright    Original Article
Posted By: quantumman- 4/21/2014 7:22:21 AM     Post Reply
As he moves from lobbyists to the golf course, from press conferences to the tanning bed, he remains oblivious to all that is around him. He has power, incredible power, and yet to this day he has no understanding of the election that made it so. Moreover, all around him are astonishing opportunities for him to be an historic figure -- one who could and should be the man who did more than any other single person in turning back the red tide of Obama. It’s all there for Speaker of the House, and yet John Boehner manages to miss

Stop dressing so tacky for church
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CNN, by John Blake    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/20/2014 4:40:56 AM     Post Reply
If the Rev. John DeBonville could preach a sermon to lift the souls of churchgoers across America, his message would be simple: Stop dressing so tacky for church. DeBonville has heard about the “come as you are” approach to dressing down for Sunday service, but he says the Sabbath is getting too sloppy. When he scans the pews of churches, DeBonville sees rows of people dressed in their Sunday worst. They saunter into church in baggy shorts, flip-flop sandals, tennis shoes and grubby T-shirts. Some even slide into the pews carrying coffee in plastic foam containers as if they’re going to Starbucks. “It’s like

The Growing Financial Disaster of Obamacare
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Power Line, by John Hinderaker    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/19/2014 5:55:20 PM     Post Reply
President Obama asserts that 8 million people have signed up for Obamacare, as though that were something to be proud of. In fact, Obamacare has always been a fiasco from a fiscal perspective–a black hole of subsidies and expanded Medicaid, with largely fictitious mechanisms in place to pay for it. As the number of subsidized participants grows, the disaster gets worse. Charles Blahous explains: Our national discussion…is missing the truly significant story here; what is unfolding before our eyes is a colossal fiscal disaster, poised to haunt legislators and taxpayers for decades to come. It is quite possible that the ACA is

John Kerry’s Easter Message:
I’m ‘First Catholic Secretary of
State in 33 Years’

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Cybercast News Service, by Terence P. Jeffrey    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/21/2014 2:26:51 AM     Post Reply
In an op-ed published in the Boston Globe on Easter Sunday and posted on the State Department website, Secretary of State John Kerry recalled his days as an altar boy and pointed out that he is “the first Catholic Secretary of State in 33 years.” Alexander Haig, who served as secretary of state to President Ronald Reagan from January 1981 to July 1982, was also a Catholic. Last month, I traveled to Rome with President Obama, where I was honored to meet His Holiness Pope Francis,” said Kerry. “As an altar boy six decades ago, I never imagined that I

Wasserman-Schultz: Midterm Election
´Absolutely Not´ A Referendum on Obama

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Cybercast News Service, by Susan Jones    Original Article
Posted By: Toledo- 4/21/2014 8:22:28 AM     Post Reply
"No, absolutely not," the November midterm election is not a referendum on President Obama and his policies, Democrat Party Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) told NBC´s "Meet the Press" on Sunday. "[T]hese elections, particularly the Senate elections, are referendums on the candidates running," she said. Asked about vulnerable Democrats who have criticized President Obama´s flawed healthcare law, Wasserman Schultz said they are running their own race. "They have to talk about and focus on the issues that are important to their constituents. And what´s also true is, if you look at the success rate and the track record of

Gospel story of Jesus’ resurrection a
source of deep rifts in Christian religion

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Washington Post, by Kimberley Winston    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 4/19/2014 10:46:11 PM     Post Reply
“On the third day, he rose again.” That line, from the Nicene Creed, is a foundational statement of Christian belief. It declares that three days after Jesus died on the cross, he was resurrected, a glimmer of the eternal life promised to believers. It’s the heart of the Easter story in seven little words. But how that statement is interpreted is the source of some of the deepest rifts in Christianity — and a stumbling block for some Christians, and more than a few skeptics. Did Jesus literally come back from the dead in a bodily resurrection, as many traditionalist

The Incredibly Stupid War on
the Common Core

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Daily Beast, by Charles Upton Sahm    Original Article
Posted By: tisHimself- 4/21/2014 7:22:12 AM     Post Reply
An unholy alliance between the Tea Party and the teachers’ unions threatens to derail the most promising education reform in decades. Like Rocky in the early rounds, the new Common Core math and reading standards are being pummeled left and right. From the left: Education icon Diane Ravitch says the Common Core represents a “utilitarian view of education” that is too focused on testing, data, and accountability. From the right, “ObamaCore” is denounced as federal intrusion. Heritage Foundation education fellow Lindsey Burke calls it “an effort to impose a uniform, standardized curriculum across the country.” From the further right, the always

High school senior forms petition with over
ONE THOUSAND signatures against Michele
Obama speaking at their high school
graduation ´because it would overshadow
the students´ big day´

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Associated Press, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/19/2014 5:20:14 PM     Post Reply
If expanding the guest list to include Michelle Obama at graduation for high school students in the Kansas capital city means fewer seats for friends and family, some students and their parents would prefer the first lady not attend. A furor over what the Topeka school district considers an honor has erupted after plans were announced for Obama to address a combined graduation ceremony for five area high schools next month an 8,000-seat arena. For some, it was the prospect of a tight limit on the number of seats allotted to each graduate. For others, it was the notion that Obama´s speech,

NYT’s David Brooks: Obama has
‘manhood problem’ in Middle East

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Washington Times, by Jessica Chasmar    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 4/20/2014 1:58:06 PM     Post Reply
New York Times columnist David Brooks said Sunday that he believes President Obama’s foreign policy isn’t “tough enough” and that he has a “manhood problem” when it comes to dealing with leaders such as Russian President Vladimir Putin and Syrian President Bashar Assad. Mr. Brooks expanded on Sen. Bob Corker’s earlier comments on “Fox News Sunday” that Mr. Obama is “creating an air of permissiveness” with regards to Russia. (Snip) “And let’s face it, Obama, whether deservedly or not, does have a — I’ll say it crudely — but a manhood problem in the Middle East,” he continued.


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