Daily Archives: July 10, 2012

Which man do you trust?

Please take time for this one. I think it gets straight to the heart of the single most important issue in this or any campaign — character. I especially encourage you to listen to the video linked below. The story is touching, but beyond that, I think Mitt’s delivery is worth noting. He talks about “we” a lot and minimizes his own contributions and sacrifices. Compare that with how Barack talks (and talks and talks) about himself.

Obama and Romney: Character Shows By Karin McQuillan – July 9, 2012
http://www.americanthinker.com/2012/07/obama_and_romney_character_shows.html

Character is consistent.  Voters say moral character is one of the most important things they look for in choosing the president.  The character of a public figure can be hard to discern amidst a fog of self-advertising, media hype, and the distorting effects of TV.  That is why personal stories about Romney and Obama, before they were candidates, are crucial.  Voters want to understand what kind of man they are electing.

An unusual personal story gives us insight into Mitt Romney.  It is 1996.  Mitt Romney is the head of Bain Capital in Boston.  One of his employees comes to him, utterly distraught.  His 14-year-old daughter snuck out of the house to go to a rave in New York and has been missing for three days.  One of her teen friends said he gave her ecstasy and that he last saw her partying under a bridge.

Did Romney offer sympathy and hope?  Write a check for a private detective?  Wait for the government to solve it?  No — he took responsibility.  He took action.  He shut down the firm and brought all the employees to New York.  For 48 hours, they scoured the streets, going everywhere, asking teenagers if they’d seen the missing girl.  Romney called on business associates to send more people to help until they numbered 200.  He printed 300,000 fliers and got Duane Reade, one of Bain’s success stories, to put fliers in every shopper’s bag in their 52 stores.  Romney set up a hotline.  A broken-off phone call was traced; the girl was discovered in the basement of a house in New Jersey and reunited with her family.

“Mitt’s done a lot of things that are nearly impossible, but for me the most important thing he’s ever done was to help save my daughter,” says the girl’s father.

Hear Romney describe what happened in this YouTube video of a town hall meeting.

Read the rest @ http://www.americanthinker.com/2012/07/obama_and_romney_character_shows.html

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This is so weird!

Mama Buzz collects miniature snow globes. On one of her visits to our nation’s capital, she bought a pretty one with the Capitol Building and the Washington monument inside and the Great Seal of the United States on the base.

Recently, she told me something very odd had happened to it. I asked for a photo so I could share. Keep in mind … this was NICE when she bought it, with clear water and a straight sculpture inside. She has a whole bunch of these things. Nothing like this has ever happened to the others.

I think it’s encouraging that the base … the foundation and Seal … are still bright and straight and sturdy. It’s only inside Washington where it’s polluted and cock-eyed. And isn’t it interesting that the reason it’s cock-eyed is that the LEFT side has somehow risen too high?!

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CNN lies for Obama

Barack Obama is a multi-millionaire too. Can we assume he has cheated on his taxes?

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H/t to Pistol Pete for source @ http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Journalism/2012/07/09/Fraud-CNN-Airs-False-Accusation-That-Romney-Broke-Tax-Laws

If you like this, you might also enjoy @ https://polination.wordpress.com/2011/11/07/hate-thy-neighbor/

 

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Sniff It! by Chrissy Originals

 

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I’ve been getting great feedback from folks about these. They’re by far the easiest and most economical way to use essential oils that I’ve ever tried. There are no carrier oils to dilute the therapeutic oils and the dispenser is small and lightweight, so you pay a minimum for diffusion.

Best of all, to my mind, is that these are totally personal, direct to the blood stream dispensers. You affect NOBODY but yourself when you use them, so even if the person sitting right next to you on the plane is allergic, it’s not a problem. And there are no oils, lotions or powders to soil clothing or irritate your own allergies.

The therapeutic properties of essential oils are well know, but I have no desire to have some FDA jackboot coming down on my neck for making illegal claims about what these blends can do for you.

So here’s the obligatory, keep the gummint off my doorstep, proviso … I chose the specific oils based on what experts in aromatherapy attest to their known therapeutic properties. I blended them with what I’ve learned about perfumery from research and experience. And I’ve tested them on myself and others.

Everybody’s body is unique. If you buy one and hate the aroma or it just does not work for you, I’ll refund your money and you can pass it on to someone else to try. (I suggest you swab down the tip with a bit of hydrogen peroxide first, just as a courtesy … seeing as you stuck it into your nose and all.)

I’m working on other blends. If you have a particular need, let me know. I provide free tester tubes of new blends in exchange for feedback about how well the blend is working for you.

To learn more about aromatherapy, check out my Essential Oils: God’s Pharmacy album.
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The difference in prices is because the price of essential oils varies enormously. E.g., Eucalyptus costs one penny per drop; Jasmine costs fifty cents per drop!  If you have questions or want to order, email Chrissy@ChrissyOriginals.com.

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THE TUESDAY GRUDGE

Posted by Pistol Pete

Today’s grannyism: “You better hope your face doesn’t freeze like that”

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