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  We have a new Wall, it is CRAFTS, Thank you [BirdsNest] for your suggestion.

   Flaming Sword  If you use Facebook, I highly suggest Breitbart's Army. Interesting stuff there, nonstop.
6 hours ago .

   RedWhiteBlue  Here's a photo of the shack...
   Yesterday at 00:00 EST .

   RedWhiteBlue  OK, what is this? I dunno!
Yesterday at 00:01 EST .

   Alice  Just read your pre-pic post below. It seems to me that the logistics of deciding on and making page changes, proofing, meetings to approve, printing, print approval, and mass mailing would date the insertion of the new shelter page well before the influx of Central American children and adults made the news. It was just IKEA's good/bad luck that it coincides, probably.
15 hours ago .

   Fireball27  Check out the article, Homes for Refugees: Eight new designs for conflict housing The Guardian-Jul 30 2014.

What the picture above shows is one of the designs, which is made up like a large porta-potty building. It looks as though it has had some wear and tear! I love the fact that these eight designs are from private companies each trying to come up with a solution to a problem.
9 hours ago .

   RedWhiteBlue  Anyone get a copy of the IKEA catalog a couple of days ago? In my catalog on page 277....."Refugee families deserve a brighter future""... IKEA foundation is helping to bring solar power to refugee children and families" ". ITS A SHELTER (looks like a shack ) WHICH IS DESIGNED TO GIVE SOME KIND OF SHELTER TO GIVE THESE PEOPLE A SECURE PLACE TO CALL HOME!!!!!,,,the door is held open by a rock, a metal plate on the ground in front of this shack, the the door opening looks either dirty or rusted. Anyone else see this? What the heck is it suppose to do or be??????? What/who are they calling "refugees"? This thing looks like it's out in the desert somewhere. And solar light/power is being developed to put I these things!,,,,, UNHCR the UN Refugee Agency. There's a website given but I'm not sure I can or should post that thing here. Anyone else to a catalog from them? Did you see this ONE. PAGE ADD?
Yesterday at 13:43 EST .

   Fireball27  The IKEA flat pack building is a shelter for emergencies or refugee uses. They say it is bigger than a tent, is made of plastic, and is powered by a solar roof. It is supposed to be easily assembled, and superior to other emergency structures. IKEA is noted for economy of space, and clever use of materials. This is probably a better shelter than Obama's brother has.
Yesterday at 16:12 EST .

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   RedWhiteBlue  Thanks for your reply. Is this for the ILLEGAL ALIENS (REFUGEES ) that are now here or is this a shack that is located along the trails they use to get to us? I have a feeling I don't care for this one bit.
Yesterday at 16:57 EST .

   Fireball27  I think these are for the refugee's who are fleeing the Muslim terrorists in Mali, and Kenya etc. I think these are for 3rd world countries. I haven't seen anything indicating they are to be used here in the U.S.
Yesterday at 19:07 EST .

   Balogreene  I have a bed, a dresser, and a chest of drawers in my 19 foot townhouse bedroom. It cost me less than $500 for the total. When we had to build my mom an apartment in the basement, the cost was prohibitive. We were able to buy an Ikea bed, dresser, and nightstand for a reasonable price (under $300 ). I will never badmouth Ikea. Maybe Y'all are rich. Some of us get the best quality at the best price. So sorry you are all so rich and disconnected.
Yesterday at 22:00 EST .

   Fireball27  I think RedWhiteBlue was under the impression these shelters were intended for Americans. I have only been to an IKEA store once. Everything they had looked good to me. I'm with you Balogreene, I like to get the best deal for the money, and IKEA seems to be a good place to shop.
Yesterday at 23:48 EST .

   Fireball27  Here is a good question for your liberal friends. It will point out the difference between liberals and their "feelings" and conservatives and their "logic".
The city says "homeless people are people too, and deserve a hot shower". We therefore will offer vouchers for showers to be taken at the city pool. A city police officer visiting the city pool notices "known criminals, up to and including registered sex offenders" as well as drug offenders at the pool. Now ask your liberal friends if they would send their children to that pool? Of course they would! Homeless people are people too! Conservative logic says the liberal city compassion has ruined summer for the kids. This has happened in the city of Seaside, Oregon. Reported today in the Eugene Register Guard.
Yesterday at 13:19 EST .

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   Fireball27  The city of Seaside brought this program to an end after being in effect for 2 years!
Yesterday at 13:25 EST .

   MaxWedge  This will make your heads explode. Yesterday, a couple I know was contacted by an acquaintance of theirs who works for CPS. They were asked if they would be interested in taking in any of these illegal alien children. She went on to say that the government, aka you and I, is willing to pay them $6400.00 a month per child. When is this insanity going to stop?
Wednesday at 14:54 EST .

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   Mike PHX  Let me hazard a guess:
Wednesday at 15:10 EST .

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   MeiDei  To add insult to injury, I read where that $$$ is tax-free.
Wednesday at 18:55 EST .

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   Linder  Since my head exploded after reading this, I've read the money is being offered by private charity.
Wednesday at 21:24 EST .

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   Bettijo  "Foster parents have the ability to collect more than $7,400 per month, considering that they can house six immigrants at any given time."

I read somewhere else but cannot find it now that this was more than foster parents get for taking in US children and these foreigners may be as old as 22 years.
Thursday at 01:31 EST .

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   MeiDei  Some of those private charities are being funded by the government.
Yesterday at 12:19 EST .

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   Bettijo  Billy Graham's Prayer at 95 yrs old. From a man the media has never been able to throw dirt on.....amazing!

He has certainly hit the "world" on the head! Billy Graham's Prayer For Our Nation THIS MAN SURE HAS A GOOD VIEW OF WHAT'S HAPPENING TO OUR COUNTRY! '

“Heavenly Father, we come before you today to ask your forgiveness and to seek your direction and guidance. We know Your Word says, 'Woe to those who call evil good,' but that is exactly what we have done. We have lost our spiritual equilibrium and reversed our values.

We have exploited the poor and called it the lottery. We have rewarded laziness and called it welfare. We have killed our unborn and called it choice. We have shot abortionists and called it justifiable. We have neglected to discipline our children and called it building self-esteem. We have abused power and called it politics. We have coveted our neighbor's possessions and called it ambition. We have polluted the air with profanity and pornography and called it freedom of expression. We have ridiculed the time-honored values of our forefathers and called it enlightenment.

Search us, Oh God, and know our hearts today; cleanse us from sin and set us free. Amen!'
July 28 at 12:34 EST .

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   MeiDei  I received this prayer many years ago in an email & at the time I checked w/either Snopes or Truth or Fiction - IIRC it has been attributed to both Billy Graham and Paul Harvey but goes back to the mid 1990's. This is not to take away from the content of the prayer (it certainly fits Rev. Graham & Paul Harvey )I think this was in an address to some State Assembly. There's so many false attributions; especially those mentioned, as well as Bill Cosby, Andy Rooney & Maya A.

The content is more important than who said it and to it I add: Amen!
July 28 at 13:09 EST .

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   Gerty  So glad you posted this, MissBetijo!
July 28 at 19:57 EST .

  6 people like this.

   MeiDei  The prayer was offered in 1996 by Rev. Joe Wright of Wichita to the Kansas House of was based on a prayer written by Bob Russell and delivered to the Kentucky Governors Prayer Breakfast in 1995.
July 28 at 21:40 EST .

  6 people like this.

   MeiDei  Meant to add, it's as appropriate today as it was back then!
July 28 at 23:22 EST .

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   BirdsNest  Update on the young boy injured in last Thursday's tornado that trashed Cherrystone Campground on the Eastern Shore of VA.******

The 13 year old boy who was gravely injured in Thursday's tornado at Cherrystone has been upgraded from critical to fair over the weekend. The boy's parents were killed when a pine tree crashed down onto their tent. Two other siblings received minor injuries.
**Over on the Blessings wall I posted an article about a local couple that were camping there that day also.**
July 28 at 08:33 EST .

   13 people like this.

   Fireball27  Just got home from seeing the movie "America". It is worth going to see. I haven't been to a movie in years. This is because I refuse to line the pockets of the Hollywood leftists. I went to see this movie to support the telling of the truth of what America is really about. I urge everyone to go and see it for themselves.
July 25 at 19:26 EST .

   12 people like this.

   Rake King  Many of my friends have said the same, they are conservatives.
July 26 at 08:30 EST .

  5 people like this.

   WAN2  As both sides continue to draw into themselves, is civil war inevitable? Was Jefferson right--blood needs spilling? Or do we get boiled up like frogs on a stove?
July 26 at 08:57 EST .

  7 people like this.

   Linder  F-27...I don't do movies either and for the same reason...but will see this one.
July 26 at 19:28 EST .

  9 people like this.

   Fireball27  Thanks Linder. I learned quite a few things from the movie. One thing being the first woman to make a million dollars in the U.S. was a black woman. She made, and sold door to door hair care products for black women.
July 26 at 20:04 EST .

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   Pickle1  If you haven't seen "Heaven is Real"; please see it. My husband I thought it was one of the best movies we have seen in quite a while. Also not a movie goer.
July 27 at 22:22 EST .

  14 people like this.

   Alice  Yes, D'Souza's 2014 America movie is worth seeing! It is interesting and informative. And if anyone here has watched videos of the Sopranos enough to remember, you'll smile when young Anthony Soprano's history book's author Zinn gets raked over the coals.

Pickle1 is right -- Heaven is Real is really good too! It is lovely.

My husband and I do not boycott the leftists' movies, but 99% of them are dreck aimed at young people. Crude comedies, boring explosion-chase action, and warped dramas with no redemption. We think life is hard enough and many problems tedious enough -- why pay to see more of that?
July 28 at 12:02 EST .

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   Lonestar Jack  With all his time taken up fund raising and playing golf it is no wonder that Obama has to learn about US and world affairs from the newspapers.
I think that excuse has worn very thin at least it has with me.
July 22 at 21:13 EST .

   6 people like this.

   Belwhatter  US government is suing the State of Arizona on behalf of Mexico against our own people. The magic of cut and paste is not working for me, sorry, -but here is the address to look up If you read this straightforward presentation and agree that something is very wrong , please let others know - it could happen in another state or states.
July 22 at 14:13 EST .

   7 people like this.

   Gram77  Can't get this even if I enter the http address
July 22 at 15:22 EST .

  3 people like this.

   Alice  Is this a new lawsuit? In 2012 the Supreme Court decided Arizona and by extension other states are not permitted to enforce any immigration laws, only to check immigration status of people they stop (or something like that ). That is all I could find searching on United States v. Arizona.
July 24 at 09:23 EST .

  13 people like this.

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