The Daily Populous

Wednesday December 19th, 2018 day edition

image for George H.W. Bush sponsored a Filipino child using a pseudonym

The 41st President sponsored a 7-year-old boy in the Philippines for ten years using a pseudonym, the nonprofit who connected them revealed.

Through Compassion International , a nonprofit organization that uses local churches to help children in poor communities around the world, Bush sponsored a boy named Timothy.

The Bush family was not available to comment on the letters, but Jim McGrath, a spokesperson for the Office of George H. W. Bush, confirmed the letters' authenticity.

I am an old man, 77 years old, but I love kids; and though we have not met I love you already.

Bush first got the idea to sponsor a child in 2001, when he attended a Christmas concert in Washington.

During intermission, "they would tell the audience about us, and ask them if they would like to sponsor a child," he said.

"Sponsoring a child, even if they are still in the womb, can encourage them and guide them to become great human beings. »

All 83 Of The Ethics Complaints Against Justice Brett Kavanaugh Were Dismissed Because He's On The Supreme Court Now

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Legal ethics experts previously told BuzzFeed News that they expected the ethics complaints filed against Kavanaugh to be dismissed once he was confirmed to the Supreme Court, but they also said it was an unusual situation.

The judges on the council wrote that the federal law that laid out the process for pursuing ethics complaints against federal judges did not apply to Supreme Court justices.

Tymkovich, like Kavanaugh, was on President Donald Trump's shortlist of candidates for the Supreme Court. »

Windsor to put fluoride back into the water after council vote

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Back in 2013, council voted 8-3 to take it out after more than 50 years of water fluoridation.

One of the delegates was Dr. Wajid Ahmed, acting medical officer of health with the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit.

However, Mayor Drew Dilkens, who voted to have fluoride taken out five years ago did not change his stance. »