Happy Mother’s Day 2015

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Who can argue with the notion that Mom is the original Queen of Hearts?

The idea of Mother’s Day has interesting roots:

The origins of Mother’s Day are attributed to different people. Many believe that two women, Julia Ward Howe and Anna Jarvis were important in establishing the tradition of Mother’s Day in the United States.

Other sources say that Juliet Calhoun Blakely initiated Mother’s Day in Albion, Michigan, in the late 1800s. Her sons paid tribute to her each year and urged others to honor their mothers.

Around 1870, Julia Ward Howe called for Mother’s Day to be celebrated each year to encourage pacifism and disarmament amongst women. It continued to be held in Boston for about ten years under her sponsorship, but died out after that.

In 1907, Anna Jarvis held a private Mother’s Day celebration in memory of her mother, Ann Jarvis, in Grafton, West Virginia. Ann Jarvis had organized “Mother’s Day Work Clubs” to improve health and cleanliness in the area where she lived. Anna Jarvis launched a quest for Mother’s Day to be more widely recognized. Her campaign was later financially supported by John Wanamaker, a clothing merchant from Philadelphia.

Rather than to accept that Mother’s Day is some sort of quasi-socialist holiday (similar to how May Day has been usurped), I much prefer to believe that Mother’s Day is intended to honor all women who are mothers or who play a similar role in nurturing and guiding children.

However the day came about …

Happy Mother’s Day to all!

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48 responses to “Happy Mother’s Day 2015

  1. Happy Mother’s day to all you mothers out there!

  2. Happy Mother’s Day to everyone to whom it applies. 😉

  3. Not to all you guvnors out there:
    Obama Serves 14-State Governors With Warnings of Arrest: And why is this not front page news?
    Tuesday, May 7, 2013 11:57

    (Before It’s News)

    by Ken Larive
    Defense
    Barack Hussein Obama had served 14-State Governors in the United States, National Security Letters (NSLs) warning that the Governor’s actions in attempting to form “State Defense Forces” needs to be halted “immediately” or they will face arrest for the crime of treason. The employment of NSLs was authorized by the Patriot Act introduced by George W. Bush. Contained within the section related to these letters, it is forbidden for anyone receiving a NSL warning to even acknowledge the existence of said communication.

    Obama is angered by the several State Governors who have reestablished “State Defense Forces.” These forces are described as: “State Defense Forces (also known as State Guards, State Military Reserves, State Militias) in the United States are military units that operate under the sole authority of a state government; they are not regulated by the National Guard Bureau nor are they part of the Army National Guard of the United States. State Defense Forces are authorized by state and federal law and are under the command of the governor of each state. State Defense Forces are distinct from their state’s National Guard in that they cannot become federal entities.”

    Mr. Obama is fearful of these State Defense Forces, in that he does not have control of said forces, and with the U.S. Military stretched to near breaking from multiple deployments and theatre actions in Iraq and Afghanistan, these State military forces would be under the direct command and authority of the Governors in which states have said forces. In essence, the Governors would have “de facto control” of the United States.

    The two Governors leading this move are: Tim Pawlenty, Governor of Minnesota; and Rick Perry, Governor of Texas. Both of these State Governors stated they have: “…deep fear the President is destroying their Nation.” Governor Pawlenty’s fear of Obama is that since Obama took office he has appeased America’s enemies and has shunned some of America’s strongest allies, especially Israel. Governor Perry has declared that Obama is punishing his State of Texas by dumping tens-of-thousands of illegal Mexican immigrants into the cities and small towns of Texas. Governor Perry further recently stated: “If Barack Obama’s Washington doesn’t stop being so oppressive, Texans might feel compelled to renounce their American citizenry and secede from the union.”

    Obama fearing a revolution against him by the states, has moved swiftly by nationalizing nearly all National Guard Forces in multiple states; Georgia, Alabama, Kansas, Minnesota, Tennessee, Virginia, Louisiana, South Carolina – to name a few. The Governors of the Great States of Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia still have under their Command-and-Control the State Defense Forces to go against U.S. Federal forces should the need arise. Also important to note: There are NO U.S. laws prohibiting National Guard troops from also joining their State’s Defense Forces. This dilemma occurred during the Civil War with many “citizen soldiers” choosing to serve their states instead of the Federal Government.

    This is a fluid and still developing situation that warrants close attention.

    Source: http://itmakessenseblog.com/2013/05/07/obama-serves-14-state-governors-with-warnings-of-arrest-and-why-is-this-not-front-page-news/

    SNIP

    iF IT’S JUST A TRAINING EXERCISE, WHY IS THE PREZ-O-DENT
    SO AFRAID? THE ONLY PERSON THAT NEEDS TO BE ARRESTED FOR THE CRIME OF TREASON IS BARACK

    • “In essence, the Governors would have “de facto control” of the United States.” Uh, that is right, collectively the States would have control over the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA which is WHAT the USA IS set up be. What am I missing? Do I have this wrong? State Militias were never suppose to be federalized under The National Guard. The States may have ceased their militias but no reason they cannot start up again. The Master of Treason threatening treason to these governors. Hahahahhaha

      • My understanding, too, WAH. The militia ARE the people. The states ARE the people. The National Guard is supposed to be the state militias, which is why they report to the GOVERNORS. The federal government has only so much power as We the People and the states allow them to have. The Constitution strictly limits the federal government’s power, and the president’s, too. The feds were NEVER supposed to be in charge of state militias and the Posse Comitatus Act assured that because, for one thing, the federal government is never supposed to act militarily within the borders of this country. ONLY the state militias can, under command of each governor. The feds, however, are SUPPOSED to protect the borders, which is the one thing that they don’t do.

    • That link won’t work for me. I tried the Wayback Machine and it’s not there, either. What’s up?

  4. This is interesting. Oprah seeming to students in how to make that gesture that Obama made, which some say is a signal for the shahada. http://news.stanford.edu/news/2015/april/oprah-rathbun-lecture-042115.html

    “”Close your eyes for a moment, will you please, and breathe with me,” she continued. “And if you will, put your thumb to your middle finger and gather your other fingers around, and let’s feel the vibration and pulse of your personal energy as you take three deep breaths with me.”

    Winfrey, who has worked for nearly 30 years to empower, enlighten and inspire people around the world to live their best lives, then asked the audience to reflect on “this day, which you have been graced to breathe, in and out, thousands of times.”

    She asked them to think about the many days and years past, and about the choices that had brought them to Stanford.”

    Stanford. Where else? h/t BR: http://www.birtherreport.com/2015/05/shocker-publisher-patheos-reports-on.html

  5. She’s a uniter not a divider, too? She’s wrong, of course. Who is questioning his CITIZENSHIP? By now, he’s surely a citizen. The question is: What was he at birth?

    http://www.birtherreport.com/2015/05/video-first-birther-michelle-obama.html

    Here’s more about her “charming” speech to an all black crowd of college students. And what does she teach them? What uplifting words does she have for them? In essence,


    You’re a victim of racism and ALWAYS WILL BE. That’s the sum total of who and what you are. You will never accomplish anything because the white devil won’t let you.

    That’s what I HEAR her saying. How about you? How freaking inspiring that woman (?) is! Hey, Mooch. You forgot one: That some people question your very sex. You know, like Joan Rivers and some of the commenters over there.

    • An afterthought: WHY DOES SHE ALWAYS DISS “THE HELP?” Is there something intrinsically wrong with or demeaning about the many people who WORK NOBLY FOR A LIVING TO SUPPORT THEMSELVES AS “THE HELP?” Hmm. I wonder how “the Help” at the WH feel about Mooch now? I mean, what does this speech say to them about how SHE FEELS about being mistaken for them? Classist! Elite SNOB.

  6. This is how it’s done. Too funny. I’m starting to love this woman:
    http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2015/05/hah-hah-take-that-liberal-media-carly-fiorina-buys-hillary-clinton-net/

    “Carly Fiorina just bought HillaryClinton.net. She also bought SethMeyers.org and ChuckTodd.org, after both men lambasted Fiorina for failing to register CarlyFiorina.org.

    The domains all redirect to CarlyforPresident.com. …”

  7. http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2015/05/thanks-leftists-killings-of-us-police-officers-on-the-rise/

    Pay especial attention to the end of the story. BLA, Chesimard, and CUBA.

    • I don’t know what you mean —to the end of story. Not much story there.
      Chesimard is one of about 4 , at least of fugitives living in Cuba. There’s another black women fugitive, but can’t remember her name. There’s one or two members of the Puerto Rican FALN (very bad dudes) residing there. One that go expedited from Mexico and fled there. When O made amends with Cuba all HELL is breaking loose and no one even cares. There may be more fugitives there,but at least four or five from the domestic/PR terrorists and Obama knows it…….

      • That’s what I meant. The interesting “coincidence” of all hell breaking loose and all those domestic terrorists hiding out there who will PROBABLY be pardoned soon. BLA. I think he is very well familiar with them. Thus, the “fashion trend” amongst blacks. Nothing with Barry is really a coincidence. It’s all “astroturfed”, to use Pelosi’s word.

      • I bet you already know this, but Kathy Boudin’s son, Chesa, who was raised by Bill Ayers and B. Dohrn when Boudin was sent to prison for the Brink’s robbery, was named for Chesimard!

        • Yes, we know that. The Rhodes Scholar with deep ties to Venezuela and of course, the Dorhn-Aryres – and he – Cuban connection.

          Bill and Bernie weren’t at the Denver Convention in 2008. They were on an “education” expedition in Cuba. (Lest we forget, Beyonce and whathisface’s little venture.)

          Yes, we know. The WU families are running the show. And he’s probably 4th generation. The appeasers. They need to capture the Middle East and and annihilate Israel… The American Islamic Republic / NOI. Its not about religion. Its about global dominance.

          They’re doing a great job of fracturing and destroying the United States so far. The Constitution is dead for starters.

          just mumbling

  8. My Advice for the Next Time You’re Asked to Bake a Gay Wedding Cake
    May 11, 2015

    RUSH: Just make a note. Any of you small business owners who think you’re gonna get a visit from a gay couple asking you for your product or service at a gay wedding just say, “Nah, nah, nah, we refuse because of our respect of Islam. We can’t.”

  9. Love dat Rush!!! 😆

    • HA! Zenway! Leave it to you to come up with a clever quip. As for the painting, I’m as puzzled as anybody else. Just goes to show there’s a sucker born every minute. His artistry apparently included being able to pull off a great con.

    • Did you catch this part? “And so, if we’re going to change how Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) and Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) think, we’re going to have to change how our body politic thinks, …”

      HE ACTUALLY BELIEVES HE HAS A RIGHT TO “CHANGE HOW OUR BODY POLITIC THINKS.” Talk about a megalomaniac. Free speech? Freedom of religion? Freedom? It’s such a thorn in his side that you have those, but now he admits he doesn’t accept that YOU have a RIGHT to FREE THOUGHT!!! He needs to CHANGE HOW YOU THINK!!!

      • What an ass. He wants the media to correctly “report” how hard it is to struggle in this economy? Which economy would that be? HIS ECONOMY? The economy that HE created and controls with his jackboot on its throat?

  10. Marco Rubio Says America’s Physical Strength Has ‘Deteriorated’ Under Obama ….
    By Ross Barkan | 05/13/15 3:56pm … so TRUE SO true …

    • Hmm. What makes him think so? It doesn’t matter what he says, because the media won’t cover it, will spin it, will lie about it, or set traps for him. He NEVER should have answered about the Iraq war and the WMD thing. What he ought to have said is that all the Dems voted for the war, so … PLUS, there WERE WMDs. Why do they always trip over the false premise presented by the media in their questions that are really just traps?

  11. when will … WTPOTUS … get the REALLY GOOD NEWS??

    http://www.birtherreport.com/

  12. Infuriated yet?

    I am. I wish People spend $20. and send postcards directly to the Supreme Court with one word: DESPICABLE. ATROCITY. SHAME. TREASON. Take your pick. No return address. Feed the Post Office and watch the trucks pile up delivering the mail everyday.

    The Pen is mightier than the Keyboard.

  13. ~ troy Chris Kellimum • 20 hours ago . LION KILLS 29 year old& MORE!
    Physically maybe…
    The “she asked for it” sentiment? would U still Feel that way if it were your wife? How about your mom? Sister? What about your daughter? You’re projecting??!! ….. ( WTF YOUR PROTECTING is just stupid! )
    How many times have you gotten away with something you really didn’t mean to do? Like accidently running a red light, but no collision? Or slipping on the stairs, but you didn’t get hurt?
    You say you’re grown, so do this. Put yourself in her place. You’re on A once in a lifetime trip.?? You’re excited! Wow, look at that! You just wanted to get a picture. Now imagine …. (your-self & others DEAD???)

    ~ Chris Kellimum troy • 19 hours ago
    I could never put myself in her place because I would not be stupid enough to keep my window open ….. in a “Lion preserve” !!!
    As for humility, I find that laughable especially that she was so stupid considering her level of education.

    ~ sir_jean troy • a day ago
    I agree that she did not ‘ask for it’. However, if the facts are as reported — that she rolled down her window — then her Actions did indeed Invite the tragedy. It is Not as though she was 9. She was 29; and apparently an ‘educated’ young woman ?? who make a terrible error in judgment. This truth — if it is the truth (going on what’s been reported) — should not be swept under the rug for that would create
    a ‘missed opportunity’ to educate others who lack common sense
    as to the very real Dangers in a way a sign, or 20 signs, reading
    “Keep Windows CLOSED” cannot. YEP in a NUT-SHELL!!!!

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