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By Lexi Hart
Thomas D. July 11, 2014 at 06:54 pm
Hahaha! Keep 'em coming!
TRISH SCHWECKE July 11, 2014 at 10:24 pm
Funny but also sad......bring back the "good old days" ! :)
Cheryl Miller July 12, 2014 at 12:55 am
Playgrounds where the children don't want to play are sad, not funny.
After another baby dies after being left in a hot car, a mother recounts a mistake that might have cost her daughter's life.
RDJ July 12, 2014 at 12:56 am
I am a parent of 4 children ranging in age from 2 to 13. I have 3 living children and one angel babyRead More that passed at 3 months. Having lost a child I know the pain that comes with that loss. Susan...I have sympathy for these children but not for the parents. I have never forgotten my children whether I have 3 of them with me or just one of them with me. The reason so many parents are upset about this is because you don't forget something that is the most important thing in your life. I can't tell you how many times my kids have fallen asleep in the car....not once have I ever forgotten that they were there. I agree that several people have children that do not deserve them. It makes me angry that people like you can sympathize with parents who make what you call is a mistake... A mistake is putting red laundry in with white laundry. Leaving your child in a car is not a mistake...it is simply put negligence and child abuse. Making excuses for why people make these so called mistakes is sickening. Do you "forget" to change your baby because they are asleep? Do you "forget" to feed your child because they are in their room playing when you are fixing supper? And your argument about kids "mistakingly" drowning in a bath tub is even more troubling. What responsible adult would ever leave a child in the bathtub by themselves? The answer is not one. These children do not ask to be born. It is the responsibility of the parent to make sure of their children's safety. We live in a time when people are too absorbed by what celebrity is doing this or that or what so and so posted on Facebook or twitter. People are getting lazy because everything is automatic. We have cars with back up cameras so you don't run over a child that isn't being watched....cars that can park themselves because people don't want to learn to parallel park ( because it's too hard(sarcasm))...cars that tell you you forgot your keys dumbass...headlights that go on and off on their own because people can't remember to turn them on in the rain or dark and turn them off when they park. We have become used to having to be reminded of what our responsibilities are by everyone else. People have hectic lives because they make it that way. It still isn't an excuse to forget the only thing in your life that depends completely on you for it's survival.
LOUISE RENTZ July 12, 2014 at 01:06 am
Could not agree more!
RDJ July 12, 2014 at 02:23 am
Just another thought....what does the profession of a person have to do with their ability to beRead More responsible? Susan says it happens all the time to responsible parents that are by some article listed as police officers, doctors and social workers. Last time I checked there are irresponsible people in all kinds of professions. Prime example...Our president. Where you work has no weight on how well you parent or how responsible you are as a parent. In my opinion you are reaching for anything to make your point seem valid. I do not agree that we should make someone else responsible for reminding us that we have a child in the car. The car manufacturer didn't have the child but they are supposed to make you remember that you did? How is that logical? They provide you with the tools to safely transport your child just like the car seat manufacturer makes a seat that is safe for your child to be put in the car. They can't provide common sense. It is the parents job to make sure the car seat is correctly installed and the child is in the seat strapped in correctly. They don't have to remind you to put the child in the seat so why do they need to remind you to get them out? What next? A toilet seat that reminds you to wipe your butt? I am glad that this little girl didn't lose her life by her mom's negligence but the fact that the mother is using her abuse as a way to make money is sickening. If you are serious about making a difference then look into parenting classes or educating children on doing more things for themselves instead of relying on technology for everything and maybe they will grow up to be responsible parents that don't need a reminder to get their kid out of the car. Sometimes I think that as we progress in the technology field the farther behind it puts human intelligence and common sense. Obviously technology has taken the place of the things that used to teach people the value of hard work and responsibility. I wish things were back to being simplified....There would be a lot less suffering all around.
Source: FDA website
Richard T. July 12, 2014 at 12:49 am
Do you have the classic physical symptoms of withdrawal, or is it merely a psychological problem?
Chris July 12, 2014 at 01:19 am
Addiction kind of makes sense... Alcohal is a form of sugar and that is addictive...
Richard T. July 12, 2014 at 02:28 am
There are physical symptoms to alcohol withdrawal.
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Ken Lewis July 10, 2014 at 12:50 am
The thing I find interesting is women are dead set against people that smoke but the major majorityRead More of them drink regularly. I suppose they justify it because booze won't give them lung cancer. So who cares about liver cancer, hardening of the arteries, heart disease, kidney failure, abdominal and bowel cancer and a permanent lose of thousands of brain cells with each drink. I have yet to see one report of a driver under the influence of nicotine killing anyone while driving. So heres lookin at ya drink up and put that cigarette out before ya kill somebody with second hand smoke and just use a car.
Amanda Reckenwithe July 11, 2014 at 04:20 pm
THAT'S it!! I'm not hanging around, with any more dead people!
LCT July 11, 2014 at 10:06 pm
Driving under influence of alcohol or drugs stats DO NOT include accidents caused by an impairedRead More driver who did something stupid, caused an accident, but wasn't in the accident. Cutting someone off, weaving in high-speed traffic, crossing center line, stopping short, running stop signs/street lights, etc. can cause an accident without offending party being in the accident. These drivers are oblivious and merrily drive on their way.
Keniah Barnes saved a child from drowning at her birthday party. She turned 9 last week. Credit: screenshot from WGCL TV
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william ofori smith July 8, 2014 at 09:53 am
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william ofori smith July 9, 2014 at 06:01 am
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don mckinney July 11, 2014 at 02:00 am
misplaced patriotism and summarily killing masses on the orders of an egomaniac commander who wouldRead More not carry out the ridiculous mission without the questioning of the reasonableness of the mission, can ,and has led to the robotic knee jerk reaction to mindlessly commit global genocide by non thinking trained mercenaries who feel they can KILL their way into problem solving. then come home and turn on family and friends and community due to the vaccines , and brain damage and residue of the depleted uranium weapons they may use to dump an a sovereign country through fake FEAR AND LIES FROM COMMAND. IT could happen . then they may be too morally damaged to remember job #1 to protect the borders as originally assigned . then just may be that there may not be a job , home , or respect from others except their own fellow mercenaries . then tun on community free speech and true nationalism and safety and mutual community respect . It could happen . It could even RUIN the economic engine of the country and give world power to global bankers who could exploit realtars , home buyers , owners and construction industry and we would not be in a position to afford 44 million invaders. MAYBE?
don mckinney July 11, 2014 at 02:08 am
misplaced patriotism destroyed the free speech and other rights as is displayed by the censoring ofRead More polite comments on this format, not patting mercenaries on the back . ie borders unprotected , blacks displaced by illegals in work force , economy trashed , etc
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Felicia Warman July 7, 2014 at 09:06 pm
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yourusmcboyelvises July 7, 2014 at 03:40 pm
independence from what.
Lilliana Nishihira July 11, 2014 at 10:21 am
this is hilarious!
MAC July 12, 2014 at 01:41 am
One character in the movie "America: Imagine the World Without Her" is Alexis deRead More Tocqueville, who brilliantly assessed and described American Exceptionalism. Here are a few of his best quotes:---------------------------------------------------------------------"America is great because she is good. If America ceases to be good, America will cease to be great.”-----------------------------------“The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money.”----------------------------------------------------------------------------------“Americans are so enamored of equality, they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom.”
One Red Lobster cheddar bay biscuit contains 350 mg of sodium. (Credit: Red Lobster's page on Facebook)
Samora Musa July 5, 2014 at 07:10 am
My name is Mrs musa samora,I have been suffering from Ovarian cancer disease and the doctor saysRead More that i have just few days to leave.I am from Libya, but based in Republic du Benin,Africa since ten years ago as a business woman dealing with cocoa exportation,now that i am about to end the race like this,without any family members and no child.I have .1 Million US DOLLARS in Bank of Africa(BOA)Republic du Benin which i instructed the bank to give African union leaders to help sick people around Africa.But my mind is not at rest because i am writing this letter now through the help of my nurse beside me here in my hospital room. I also have .1 Million US Dollars in another bank in Republic du Benin which i want you to claim from the bank and use help less privileged people in your country,but you must assure me that you will take only 40% of the total money and give the rest 60% to the orphanage home in your country for my heart to rest. Upon the receipt of your email that you are willing and capable to execute my plan, i will instruct the bank management to make the immediate transfer into your account. please confirm your interest to Reply me to my email;samoramusa020@gmail.com Sincerely, Mrs musa samora
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Cyndie Farrar-Makuch July 7, 2014 at 12:36 pm
People, please please don't confuse Sodium ( especially the kind in the above mentioned restaurantsRead More which are used as preservatives ) with the mineral table salt which is beneficial and necessary for all cell life. Without it, you will die. It frustrates me that these articles don't differentiate the two. By all means, cut out process and pre prepared foods loaded with sodium ( not table salt ) preservatives like sodium benzo's but DO shake some sea salt onto that steak your grilling, your adrenal, kidneys and cells will thank you!
T as in Truth July 7, 2014 at 01:41 pm
Is that why they serve Maragitas on the beach? Because they are rimmed in sea salt?
John Taylor July 7, 2014 at 07:59 pm
It's getting more and more difficult to find anything with salt in it. Especially potato chips andRead More french fries. Hooray for those places upping the salt content.
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Elizabeth July 7, 2014 at 10:51 am
Using a cup of coffee on an article about energy drinks and powdered caffeine is misleading. Yes,Read More coffee has caffeine but nothing near what energy drinks have.
yourusmcboyelvises July 7, 2014 at 03:42 pm
coke the drink? and heroin is used as a medicine in various applications so sure its natural.
yourusmcboyelvises July 7, 2014 at 03:43 pm
though I think both has various additives in it coffee is a ground up bean.
Source: FTC
yourusmcboyelvises July 7, 2014 at 03:46 pm
duh been doing it for years and then they wonder why people are hostile.
paul young July 10, 2014 at 11:30 pm
several days ago i tried to add a post to this blog as a follow up to the comments posted and someRead More additional thoughts i had. i put much careful thought and time in stated post but when i tried to post the comment i got the response "hmmm, something seems to have gone wrong" or something like that. 4 times i tried to post my comment only to have the same result. this occurred over the july 4th weekend. anybody have an idea why this occurs? are there monitors engaged to make sure the comment/s are "appropriate? i simply fizzled and closed the tent. anyhow, the essence of my unposted comment was essentially "when i become complacent i then become complicit". how does one best her/his sense of powerlessness against overwhelming power and not just take "comfort" in the sentiment that's the way things are, have been and will continue to be?
usmcboi July 11, 2014 at 05:40 am
get used to it im guessing
Tim Howard was all smiles last fall with Paige and Tess Kowalski after the Kowalski family won the Team Up With Tim Howard Raffle.
Samora Musa July 5, 2014 at 07:22 am
Dear beloved, I am Samora Musa, i have about $5 million dollar for investment and i hope you willRead More be reliable to entrust this fund with.I am handicap with disability in hearing and have no trusted personaround me and every body wants me dead so they can have my inheritance.If you are reliable please get back to me./samoramusa020@gmail.com Sincerely, Samora Musa.
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knee jerk July 2, 2014 at 08:21 pm
Imagine the lawsuit you could have if you had one of these seats in a GM car with a bad ignitionRead More switch and had an accident that injured both you and a child in the faulty seat.
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knee jerk July 2, 2014 at 08:00 pm
Good point, Mandala. Something else Bush the Stupid left for Obama to straighten out.
steve forte July 3, 2014 at 07:03 am
And instead of straitening them out , he bailed them out. He did the one thing liberals would neverRead More do . He wrote GM a check.
knee jerk July 3, 2014 at 07:59 am
Steve, you've been calling the O man a liberal all these years?
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pink July 8, 2014 at 11:24 pm
Wouldn't that reason be the same as why LIBERALS Oppose a Ban on Restraining Kids in Schools? What'sRead More up with all the leading headlines? It gets old.
david July 9, 2014 at 12:55 pm
finally, something both liberals and conservatives can agree on. The public school system (due toRead More federal oversight and interference) is totally screwed.
Steven Swedenburg July 9, 2014 at 01:27 pm
Public schools are never about education or America would not be 22th in math, 20th in reading, 37thRead More in Healthcare. It was all about creating a dependent socialist disaster out of a once prosperous country, LBJ did the big kickoff with his "War on Poverty" , A disaster after 50 years, more impoverished now than ever. This was followed by the "war on Drugs". Anything the Federal Government tries to improve gets drastically worse.
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Samora Musa July 5, 2014 at 07:34 am
Dear beloved, I am Samora Musa, i have about $5 million dollar for investment and i hope you willRead More be reliable to entrust this fund with.I am handicap with disability in hearing and have no trusted personaround me and every body wants me dead so they can have my inheritance.If you are reliable please get back to me./samoramusa020@gmail.com Sincerely, Samora Musa.
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