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I don't post here much anymore, but.... (pics)

I just wanted to stop by and wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!













more pics here...
http://www.eonline.com/news/493604/13-animals-whose-christmases-got-too-real






Guide dog sacrifices life saving owner's child

Guide dog sacrifices life saving owner's child
10:03 AM, Sep 26, 2013



snip...
On Monday, Dave Furukawa, who is visually impaired, was walking his young son to school along with Simon. As the trio crossed Brownwood Avenue, witnesses saw a car run a stop sign and strike the 80-pound Boxer, then Furukawa.

Bystanders have told the Furukawa family that Simon's protective instinct kicked in, despite injuries that would prove to be fatal.

"What people have said is that Simon either got up or jumped out, and pushed my son out of the path of the car," said Furukawa,who has counted on Simon as his companion and guide for the last four years. "This is true loyalty and courage."

Witnesses lifted Furukawa's 4-year-old son, Will, and took him to his mother. Simon went with them.

"Broken leg, gash on his side and internal bleeding, but he followed home," said Furukawa. "Once he was sure Will was OK, he laid down.

more...
http://www.news10.net/news/national/258579/5/Guide-dog-sacrifices-life-saving-owners-child?sf17668574=1

How a young boy's birthday wish was granted by a home improvement store

How a young boy's birthday wish was granted by a home improvement store
10:31 AM, Sep 19, 2013






snip...
"I am writing in hopes that you might be able to help me shine a light on the good, caring, friendly, giving employees of The Home Depot. On Sunday Sept. 15 The Home Depot store located at 1617 N. Carpenter Rd. Modesto fulfilled my son Joshua's 5th Birthday wish. They pulled out all the bells and whistles or should I say hammers and nails for his party. From workshop kits, to the goodie bags, balloons, aprons, and Lego sets for each of the 23 children who attended. To an amazing cake shaped like a hammer with other tools on the side. All the party decorations, a place with air conditioning to hold the party and more presents then a 5 year old Home Depot loving kid could ask for.

"The store manager Kevin and his team went above and beyond to make Joshua's wish a reality. Five years ago Joshua entered in to this world missing 75 - 80% of his skin, a cleft lip and palate, heart problems, kidney problems and NO SWEAT GLANDS. His diagnosis AEC Syndrome Ectodermal Dysplasia.

"When I asked him what he would like to do for his birthday this year, with out hesitation he shouted go to The Home Depot with you and Daddy and brother for a workshop. Simple enough but my husband works every Saturday so we wouldn't be able to do that... In my mind the next best thing would be to buy the workshop kits and host a party at our home. When I emailed customer service they explained that they do not sell those kits but a manager would be calling me in a day or two. Kevin the store manager called and said that his store and team would love to help us make his day something special. What happened next was nothing less then magical!

"Employees pitched in money from their own pockets and each department and purchased gifts that they thought Joshua would like presenting them to him at the party. The store donated all the aprons, workshop kits, decorations, as well as employee time on the clock to set up and decorate the room and help host the party.

more...
http://www.news10.net/news/local/article/257887/2/How-a-young-boys-birthday-wish-was-granted-by-a-home-improvement-store







SHAME - pics


Abortion rights supporters, left to right, Sarah Dickerson, Kamene Dornubari-Ogidi, Kandace Vallejo, Rockie Gonzalez and Bianca Hinz-Foley demonstrate outside the Capitol auditorium in Austin, Texas, Thursday July 18, 2013. Texas Gov. Rick Perry signed sweeping new abortion restrictions on Thursday that could shutter most of the clinics in the nation's second most populous state. (AP Photo/Austin American-Statesman, Jay Janner)


Abortion rights supporters demonstrate outside the Capitol in Austin, Texas, where Gov. Rick Perry signed the abortion restriction bill, House Bill 2, on Thursday July 18, 2013. Texas Gov. Rick Perry signed sweeping new abortion restrictions on Thursday that could shutter most of the clinics in the nation's second most populous state. (AP Photo/Austin American-Statesman, Jay Janner)



Lenell Ripley, second from left, cries as she demonstrates with other abortion rights supporters outside the Capitol auditorium in Austin, Texas, Thursday July 18, 2013. Texas Gov. Rick Perry signed sweeping new abortion restrictions on Thursday that could shutter most of the clinics in the nation's second most populous state. (AP Photo/Austin American-Statesman, Jay Janner)


PERRY SIGNS SWEEPING TEXAS ABORTION RESTRICTIONS
WILL WEISSERT Associated Press Published: July 18, 2013 7:10PM
http://www.times-gazette.com/ap%20general%20news/2013/07/18/perry-signs-sweeping-texas-abortion-restrictions

Protest picture posted by Henri, le Chat Noir - pic

Here is one of my oldest friends, Sandra, purposefully being arrested in protest of unjust laws in her home state of North Carolina. Vive la Résistance!





Found at
Henri's Facebook Page




Melissa Harris-Perry is selling the sweater she wore in the MSNBC promo ad on eBay

Sweater Worn by Melissa Harris-Perry in MSNBC Promo: Fundraiser for CDF
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Sweater-Worn-by-Melissa-Harris-Perry-in-MSNBC-Promo-Fundraiser-for-CDF-/181121215661





Now on eBay, Melissa is selling the sweater she wore in the now-infamous "Lean Forward" ad for msnbc -- with all benefits going to the Children's Defense Fund. If you're so inclined, #nerdland, place your bid now!

https://www.facebook.com/MHPshow?fref=ts











Kid President and Bo - pic




Presidential portrait.


via https://www.facebook.com/barackobama



Boycotting Companies that Support Marriage Equality?



via George Takei Facebook page






'After Ever After': Disney Spoof By Jon Cozart Will Blow Your Mind

'After Ever After': Disney Spoof By Jon Cozart Will Blow Your Mind (VIDEO)
Posted: 03/13/2013 1:00 pm EDT


In case you were wondering what happens after your Disney princesses live happily ever after, Jon Cozart, aka "Paint" has all the answers. And it's not pretty... although his singing is.





http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/13/after-ever-after-disney-jon-cozart_n_2867739.html



via George Takei Facebook page.



President Barack Obama signs the Violence Against Women Act - pics (cross-post)


Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the Violence Against Women Act Signing Ceremony. (Photo: Tami A. Heilemann)


(Photo: Tami A. Heilemann)


Photo: Tami A. Heilemann


President Barack Obama signs the Violence Against Women Act. (Photo: Tami A. Heilemann)


President Barack Obama signs the Violence Against Women Act. (Photo: Tami A. Heilemann)



The audience looks on as President Barack Obama signs the Violence Against Women Act. (Photo: Tami A. Heilemann)




pics found via facebook
U.S. Department of the Interior




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