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13-pound baby

Woman on 13-pound baby: 'I'm still finding it hard to believe'

Natashia Corrigan dreamed of having "a little fat baby," but she wasn't prepared for little Brian Liddle Jr.

The boy weighed in at 13 pounds, 4 ounces when he was born in January, shocking his mom.

"I'm still finding it hard to believe," Corrigan told Melbourne, Australia, newspaper the Herald Sun. "But by the end of the term, I was struggling just turning in bed and walking up the stairs at home.".....

...It was a 7-hour natural birth. Corrigan said she had baby Brian's father, Brian Liddle, and her sister by her side throughout the labor.

picture and more at link:


Maid begs for help before falling out a window in Kuwait. Her boss made a video instead.

The floor looks clean in this high-rise apartment, seven stories above Kuwait City traffic. Not a smudge in sight on the picture window. On the other side of the glass, the maid is hanging on by one knuckle, screaming.
“Oh crazy, come here,” a woman says casually in Arabic, holding a camera up to the maid.

“Hold on to me! Hold on to me!” the maid yells.

Instead, the woman steps back. The maid's grip finally slips, and she lands in a cloud of dust, many stories below.

The maid — an Ethiopian who had been working in the country for several years, according to the Kuwait Times — survived the fall. The videographer, her employer, was arrested last week on a charge of failing to help the worker
(read more)


What a world. The savagery. The complete lack of humanity.. Just boggles the mind..

Mark Tauscher may be thinking about running for Wisconsin governor

Former Packers are popular in Wisconsin.....
...Mary Spicuzza of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel explores whether former Packers offensive lineman Mark Tauscher is considering a run for governor. The primary (and only) evidence is a “Mark Tauscher for WI Governor” Facebook page that apparently has no connection to the player.
...Tauscher has no political experience (which obviously isn’t a disqualifying factor).
He currently has a media presence, providing commentary and analysis as to both the Badgers and Packers. Tauscher also hosts a weekday radio show with Jason Wilde.


Oh please let it be so.. I seriously think he can win....

Banned From Prom For Ankle-Baring Dress

....this year’s prom was special for Amari Williams. In fact, she skipped her junior prom to make her final year all the more special. Williams, who attends Carencro High School in Lafayette, Louisiana, worked hard to save up enough money get a custom made dress for the special night. However, despite receiving approval for the design ahead of time from principal Mary Qualey, she was turned away at the door....
... “I asked [principal Qualey] what was going on, [the dress] was approved months ago and she OK’d it. She told me, ‘I’ve seen a lot of pictures.’ We just kind of stood around, and my daughter was in tears,” she said....
...“But then I brought it to her attention that some of the rules in the dress-code policy also state that midriffs, high splits, or low back dresses aren’t allowed. As I’d been standing there, I saw she’d been allowing all those types of dresses into prom, but here she denies my daughter, and she’s dressed appropriately, not showing any skin or anything inappropriate at all. Her response to me was she used her own judgement.”


I can't believe this is 2017.. It's shocking, and sad, and tiring, and backward... Possibly racist?

Not to mention the use of her "own judgement". Her own terrible judgement....

2-year-old girl defends her choice of doll

When 2-year-old Sophia was told she could pick out a prize for finishing her potty training, she knew just what she wanted......

......"She kept going back to the doctor doll, because in her mind, she is already a doctor," Benner said. "She loves giving checkups, and if you come in the house, she'll tell you that's the first thing you need."

Sophia, who will be 3 in July, was so excited by her choice that she wouldn't let go of her new doll until they reached the register to check out.

Did we mention that the doll is black and Sophia is white?

The issue came up right away, when a store cashier asked Sophia: Wouldn't she rather have a doll that looked like her?

According to her mother, Sophia had a ready answer.

"She does (look like me)!" the toddler responded. "She's a doctor; I'm a doctor. She is a pretty girl; I am a pretty girl. See her pretty hair? See her stethoscope?" (read more)


"She's a pretty girl; I'm a pretty girl" sigh.. aren't we all..


Back then there were these bumper stickers..

We need a catchy impeachment phrase for our current situation.. Please help!

Are we paying to update dump properties with new technologies?

Every time dump visits a different dump property as president, are we paying for all new updated electronic, security, and the remodeling that it would entail?

So by the end of his reign of terror, everyone of his properties will be updated at taxpayer expense?

House GOP blocks effort by Democrats to obtain Trump's taxes

Source: MSN News

WASHINGTON — House Republicans on Tuesday blocked another attempt by Democrats to obtain President Donald Trump's tax returns from the IRS.

House Democrats tried for a third time to use a procedural vote to pry loose Trump's returns. Republicans thwarted the effort, 228-190, on a mostly party-line vote.

House Democrats tried for a third time to use a procedural vote to pry loose Trump's returns. Republicans thwarted the effort, 228-190, on a mostly party-line vote.

The vote happened as the House Ways and Means Committee debated a similar motion to get Trump's tax returns. That effort was expected to fail as well.

Read more: http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/house-gop-blocks-effort-by-democrats-to-obtain-trumps-taxes/ar-BByYUSl?li=BBnb7Kz

DNC Asks All Staffers For Resignation Letters

Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez has launched a major reshuffling of the party's organization that has been stung by recent crisis — and the DNC has requested the resignation letters of all current staffers be submitted by next month....

Earlier this month, Perez held a meeting to discuss the issue with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Sanders, both of whom supported Ellison in the DNC chair race, along with Ellison, Sanders aides Jeff Weaver and Larry Cohen, and others.

Schumer, pointing to Ellison and Sanders, told Perez, "If he's happy, and if he's happy, then I'm happy," according to two sources.

(read the article)

Mom described her stretch marks as glitter stripes,

We’re ready to make this a trend.

Teaching your kids to be body-positive can be difficult when you’re still training yourself to stop listening to the fat-shaming voice that most women have programmed in their brains. Luckily, Allison Kimmey, a mom and body-positivity advocate, has shown us how it’s done after she told her daughter that her stretch marks are called “glitter stripes,” and that they’re something a woman earns with age.

Imagine a world full of kids like Cambelle who grow up into adults who believe — scratch that — know that “every body is a good body!” We could live in a wonderful land of self-love and lots and lots of pizza.


What a wonderful world this could be....
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