Calls on colleagues to sign letter urging Secretary Clinton to label Vietnam a â€œCountry of Particular Concernâ€ for abusing religious freedom. â€œMy colleagues in the Congressional Vietnam Caucus and I are urging Secretary Clinton to take concrete action to hold Vietnam accountable for its severe abuses of religious freedom,â€ said Rep. Sanchez, who is Co-Chair of the Caucus. â€œVietnam has shown a complete disregard for the rights of its citizens, actively suppressing religious activity and persecuting people of faith. Itâ€™s time for our country to actually penalize these abuses and place Vietnam back on the State Departmentâ€™s â€˜Countries of Particular Concernâ€™ list.â€
On Tuesday, a catastrophic earthquake struck near Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The full extent of the damage is still being assessed, but the death toll — already in the thousands — is climbing fast. This is the worst earthquake to hit the area in more than 200 years. Entire communities have been ripped apart and as many…
My baby is a confident 10 year old girl who loves Christmas.Â Last season, around New Year’s, we had aÂ honest discussion about the season and, as her Dad, there’s a certain amountÂ of grieving over another passage of childhood.Â I can’t read the final pages ofÂ The Polar Express to her without my voice breaking and tears…
“This is about centralizing power into the hands of global government, thatâ€™s what Kyoto and Copenhagen are all about, thatâ€™s what the globalist alliance is all about;” said Rohrabacher [...]
“We must fight the globalist clique that is trying to shackle generations of Americans.”
“I receive this honor with deep gratitude and great humility,” he said. “It is an award that speaks to our highest aspirations — that for all the cruelty and hardship of our world, we are not mere prisoners of fate. Our actions matter, and can bend history in the direction of justice.
I can hear them now; it’s a marriage between a man and a woman so it must be OK. But according to this story, a man in Japan has married a female video game avatar.
The bride didn’t wear white; she arrived in a red plastic game case. God save their virtual half breed children Pixel and Byte
â€œThe 30,000 additional troops that I am announcing tonight will deploy in the first part of 2010 â€“ the fastest pace possible â€“ so that they can target the insurgency and secure key population centers. They will increase our ability to train competent Afghan Security Forces, and to partner with them so that more Afghans can get into the fight. And they will help create the conditions for the United States to transfer responsibility to the Afghans.â€