Sorry for the confusion, I poorly explained my situation. Basically,the Front Page and Pulse categories were just designed as a way to filter information. Each of the two pages would contain post from the Vlog, Blog, and Podcast category each in separate filter sections; so I couldn't just say Front Page. Essentially I would need it to post only blog posts to one of the sections, and only if the front page category was also assigned.
I think I thought of a fairly clunky (but workable) work around. Based on fiddling around I think I am going to have to actually create two sub categories for every single category and sub category as follows:
-Front Page Blog Posts <-- Added to Front Page to get just the front page blog posts to show in that section.
-Pulse Blog Posts <-- Added to The Pulse to get just the The Pulse blog posts to show in that section.
-Game Advice <--This is an actual sub category for Blog Posts.
--Front Page Game Advice <-- This is a subcategory of the Blog Post categories sub category so I can get the right posts to show up on the correct page.
--The Pulse Game Advice <-- This is a subcategory of the Blog Post categories sub category so I can get the right posts to show up on the correct page.
As you can see that work around is fairly inefficient and will quickly become a nightmare.
What I want is to be able to have the following:
Then all I would need to do is put the actual content category and then the "status" category instead of maintaining a million categories.
Since I haven't started importing data in yet I am good to go with changing things around, but once I switch on the feeds it will be a nightmare to make changes to things.