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  • Support Israel's fight to disarm Hamas now (Sign petition)

    08/27/2014 1:01:04 PM PDT · by MNDude · 7 replies
    I keep on hearing Dennis Prager talking on his show to sign this petition. If it leads to just one more dead Hamas leader, it will be a good thing.
  • If the Left Had a Tea Party… Dan Cantor and the making of a liberal uprising.

    06/05/2014 7:25:11 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    Politico Magazine ^ | June 5, 2014 | David Sirota
    Suburban Albany is not known for its rip-roaring weekend scene, but this most recent Saturday night, it was the momentary center of the political universe, as an underfunded political party was using its quadrennial convention to try to force America’s most powerful and best-financed governor to submit to its demands. Though the Working Families Party’s conventions are typically low-key affairs, this one had drawn 800 activists and operatives and most of the New York press corps—all to see if the party would endorse conservative Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo or run a third-party candidate against him. In the end, when the...
  • Ann Coulter’s Parody of Hashtag Activism Gets Under Progressives’ Skin

    05/15/2014 7:49:57 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 05/15/2014 | Chris Quinn
    Leave it to Ann Coulter to get the Left’s panties in a wad over the latest trendy expression of concern: hashtag activism. The pundit tweeted her parody of the #BringBackOurGirls hashtag craze, in which several high-profile figures, including First Lady Michelle Obama, have released photographs of themselves with stern visages holding up signs bearing the hashtag. Coulter’s photo features a pouty face and the hashtag #BringBackOurCountry.Needless to say, the Left is up in arms over Coulter’s satire. From Talking Points Memo: Coulter posted a photo to Twitter with her own iteration of the hashtag, in an apparent attempt to...
  • Gowdy exposes media's complicity in Benghazi cover-up

    05/07/2014 11:22:13 AM PDT · by ru4liberty · 7 replies
    Brief press conference from last year when Trey Gowdy indicted the media for their failure in covering the Benghazi attack. Worth a watch. BTW, out of curiosity ... how many of us are motivated to post our complaints about the media here on FR or complain in conversations with others about the feckless media, yet never write letters* or emails or make phone calls to the media to call them out for abrogation of journalistic duty? Can we help stir up some sense of responsibility to inform the public if we constantly nudge them? *Personally, I think a letter is...
  • Patriots needed now more than ever to defend Liberty!! [Freepathon thread XVII]

    04/21/2014 11:30:34 AM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 591 replies
    Regarding the Boston Bombing and the Bundy Ranch invasion: The nation is getting a wake-up call. Bombs and gun battles in the streets. Heavily armed federal police forces declaring martial law and locking down neighborhoods and huge swaths of land in desert communities. Heavily armed federal land "management" and forest "service" agencies using military grade weapons and tactics to collect civil "debts" and threatening to "shoot" innocent men, women and children who get in their way. And then corrupt U.S. mob senators who are in on the take and who are perpetrating the destruction of America have the audacity to...
  • 'Gay mafia' attacks Focus on the Family movie

    04/13/2014 2:02:17 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 24 replies
    WND.com ^ | April 11, 2014 | Drew Zahn
    The Christian organization Focus on the Family is releasing a movie in theaters May 6 called “Irreplaceable” about the value of traditional families, the importance of fathers being engaged in their children’s lives and the healing power of forgiveness. But apparently to some advocates for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender, or LGBT, community, that’s a cardinal sin. LGBT advocates have launched an effort to disparage the movie online, petition against it and work to make sure “Irreplaceable” isn’t seen in your local theater. Focus President Jim Daly reports in a blog post that some of the more than 700...
  • Christopher’s Law Finally Made it This Year: “This is an umbrella of protection” (Maryland)

    04/09/2014 7:28:15 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    The Afro American ^ | April 9, 1994 | Zenitha Prince
    Chris Brown, left, mother of Christopher Brown for whom the new law is named, is with supporter, Tessa Hill-Aston, president of the Baltimore NAACP. Christopher's Law was passed by the Maryland General Assembly and is awaiting the governor's signature. The legislation requires police officers to be trained in CPR, cultural sensitivity, the proper use of force, and interacting with the physically and mentally disabled. "This is an umbrella of protection," said Chris Brown, 40, for whose son the bill (HB0294/ SB0542) was named. "This bill will ensure that police officers are trained in life-saving techniques. They already know how to...
  • American Fakectivism: Social Media activism by small numbers of people integrated into news cycle

    04/09/2014 7:51:24 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 2 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | 04/09/2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    What do the forced departure of Brendan Eich from Mozilla and #CancelColbert have in common? They are both examples of Fakectivism. Fakectivism is social media activism by small numbers of people that is integrated into the news cycle because it matches the media’s political agenda.Every Tea Party member knows that media coverage of actual protests is unequal. Twenty students, most of them volunteers at an environmental non-profit, protesting Keystone will get media coverage that a thousand Tea Party members protesting ObamaCare won’t receive.The same is true of online protests.Many of the real life protests covered by the media are fake....
  • Tea Party Rally, Corvallis, OR, Saturday, April 12, 2014

    04/08/2014 12:48:57 PM PDT · by PROCON · 5 replies
    Me | April 7, 2014 | Me
    From the Corvallis Gazette-Times:Members of the Tea Party and those who share their concerns are invited to a rally from 11a.m. to 1p.m. Saturday (April 12, 2014) in front of the Benton County Courthouse on fourth Street in Corvallis.Organizers said the rally will address such issues as the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, the Internal Revenue Service's scrutiny of the tax status of conservative groups and the activities of the National Security Agency.They said the Tea Party favors tax reform, energy independence, lowering the national debt, a reduced federal government, a balanced federal budget and fewer regulations on...
  • Model for conservative Activism in S. Oregon

    03/31/2014 10:10:04 AM PDT · by Yollopoliuhqui · 5 replies
    Coos County Watchdog ^ | Coos County Watchdog
    Coos County Watchdog just stopped Oregon from turning several thousand acres of the Coquille River estuary in Southern Oregon, traditionally open to hunting and fishing, into protected wetlands. This is an effective group of Oregon conservative activists operating across a range of issues by keeping their readers updated on the time and place of important civic administrative meetings. Core groups of local activists such as this are essential to a rollback of liberal social engineering diktats.
  • Huge victory in Boston St. Patrick's Day Parade

    03/21/2014 1:51:45 AM PDT · by Ray76 · 41 replies
    MassResistance ^ | Mar 20, 2014
    These days there aren't too many big pro-family victories to celebrate. But Sunday's St. Patrick's Day Parade in South Boston was one of them! It went wonderfully. The organizers stood up to the politicians and the rabid media who tried relentlessly to force them to include overt homosexual activist groups in their traditional Catholic, pro-family parade. And in the end many others stood with them. Labor unions, small businesses, several politicians, and an almost endless procession of military, religious, school, and other groups proudly marched before huge, cheering crowds.
  • Attorneys general call on top U.S. retailers to drop tobacco products

    03/18/2014 8:00:28 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 74 replies
    Reuters ^ | Mon Mar 17, 2014 12:16pm EDT | Phil Wahba
    A group of 28 U.S. attorneys general is urging chief executive officers of five major retailers, including Walmart, to stop selling tobacco products, saying it is contradictory to carry such items in stores that also provide health care services. The companies receiving a letter on Sunday from the group were Wal-Mart Stores Inc, supermarket operators Kroger Co, Safeway Inc, which operate pharmacies, and drugstore chains Walgreen Co and Rite Aid Corp. …
  • The Next Last of the Mohicans? [Tea Partiers too Polite?]

    02/21/2014 6:06:12 AM PST · by Paine in the Neck · 26 replies
    American Thinker ^ | February 21, 2014 | Deborah C. Tyler
    The revolutionary guerilla network, the Sons of Liberty, was a grassroots reaction to unjust taxation. It got off to a roaring start in 1765 by burning the Boston commissioner of stamps in effigy, and burning his home and offices to the ground. These first Tea Partiers invented American gonzo. Some smeared with paint and sporting feathers, in December of 1773 they dumped the equivalent of $1,000,000 worth of tea into Boston Harbor to protest the British Tea Act. But because the ships were owned by Americans, they were not damaged, and the decks were swept clean when the festivities ended....
  • 80 House Members Still Haven't Committed to Oppose Amnesty: Here's the Target List

    02/12/2014 6:58:26 AM PST · by xzins · 31 replies
    Conservative HQ ^ | 2/12/14 | Kassandra D. Smith
    Proponents of the rule of law and advocates of American exceptionalism have complied a list of 80 Members of Congress who have not committed to oppose amnesty. The only way to get them to oppose amnesty or "legal status" for illegal aliens is to contact them and demand they back the rule of law and oppose the so-called immigration "reform" principles floated at the recent Republican retreat.To assist you in this effort, you can sign our letter to Congress or copy the letter and click the link to your Representative's "contact me" page (see the list below) to paste it...
  • Catherine Engelbrecht's Testimony at House of Representatives (video)

    02/08/2014 10:28:31 AM PST · by Baynative · 17 replies
    YouTube ^ | Feb 2014 | Catherine Engelbrecht
    This 7 minute video should be an inspiration to all and a reminder of just how important this year's elections are.
  • Former Baltimore bishop had connection to Mandela

    12/09/2013 1:36:51 PM PST · by Welchie25 · 3 replies
    Catholic Review ^ | 12/9/13 | George P. Matysek Jr.
    Witnessing thousands of South Africans of all races vote in the first free elections after the fall of apartheid was a “great, life-changing experience” for Bishop John Ricard. “It was a very exhilarating experience to see old enemies finally reconciling and to actually see the birth of a country,” remembered Bishop Ricard, a former auxiliary bishop of Baltimore from 1984 to 1997 who served as an official electoral observer in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, during the April 26-29, 1994, election. “We saw people who had never voted in their life – old people and young people,” Bishop Ricard said. “It...
  • Changing The Narrative (Real Activism)

    12/06/2013 1:42:33 PM PST · by VRW Conspirator
    Front Page Mag ^ | November 27, 2013 | Various at Front Page Mag
    [Conservative Activism on the offense with James O'Keefe and others...So you want to fight the Left, Huh?] Editor’s note: Below is the video and transcript of the panel discussion “Changing the Narrative,” which took place at the Freedom Center’s 2013 Restoration Weekend. The event was held November 14th-17th at The Breakers resort in Palm Beach, Florida. Tracy Connors: My name is Tracy Connors. I am the Director of Media for David’s new organization, Go for the Heart. And we’re here today to talk about changing the cultural narrative. So think of this as part two of the culture panel from...
  • Seven Ways to Be Prepared for Effective Party Activism

    12/05/2013 8:19:24 AM PST · by Drew McKissick · 1 replies
    DrewMcKissick.com ^ | 12/4/13 | Drew McKissick
    If you really want to have an impact on something you stand a much better chance if you're prepared. The same goes for party activism. I've written quite a bit about the importance of getting involved in a political party, and about how parties are organized. But how do you go about trying to be effective over the long haul? What should you do? What should you focus on, and why? The Boy Scout motto "Be prepared" comes to mind in the sense of being prepared ahead of time for the situations they may face. It's a good application for...
  • Turkey Day Talking Points-FReepers Unite

    11/26/2013 2:05:50 PM PST · by VRW Conspirator · 33 replies
    11/26/13 | Esteemed FReeper
    Turkey Day Talking Points-FReepers Unite Hey all you keyboard activists! You blog, bump, reply and post. You wordsmith, criticize, edify and GIF. You are overeducated and under-motivated, but now, you can make a bigger difference. It's time for you to do your part on this Thanksgiving Holiday. You know all those LIV's (low information voters) and cherished independents you will see this long weekend. Well, they need a dose of reality to wash down the stuffing and mashed potatoes. Forget the lectures, the name dropping, the quotes, the diatribes and the references to obscure texts and authors. Keep it simple...
  • The Gay Agenda's "Planned, Psychological Attack" on Straight America

    11/22/2013 1:44:42 PM PST · by James R. Aist · 16 replies
    The Christian Post ^ | November 22, 2013 | James R. Aist
    In the present article, I draw your attention to a couple of publications in the late 1980s that have provided a blueprint for the homosexual movement to the present day, a plan of action for a massive and unrelenting propaganda campaign to win over the hearts and minds of the heterosexual majority. The success of the homosexual movement depends absolutely on the successful execution of this plan, because the entire gay-lesbian population is only about 1.5% of the general population and could not possibly wield much power and influence by itself. If you have been paying any attention at all...
  • What's a "Death Panel"? (Freep Wikipedia's Anti-Palin rant)

    11/14/2013 11:35:50 PM PST · by Jack Black · 32 replies
    Wikipedia ^ | 11/13/2013 | Jack Black
    I have been involved in editing the article on Death Panels on Wikipedia. For those who are interested in Obamacare the original claim by Sarah Palin that Obamacare would include panels that would limit treatment to achieve cost savings and might be expected to result in people not getting treatment they need, particularly older or disabled people, seems like yet another obvious fact that the left cannot accept. No where is this more clear than in the Wikipedia article on Death Panels which, in violation of Wikipedia rules is essentially a long diatribe against Gov. Palin. I am requesting a...
  • When being called 'evil' is a kindness

    11/05/2013 5:11:13 PM PST · by James R. Aist · 3 replies
    RenewAmerica.com ^ | November 5, 2013 | Matt Barber
    There are, generally speaking, two kinds of sin. There are sins of commission and there are sins of omission. From my perspective – and I think it's the biblical perspective – we Christians commit a sin of omission if we remain passive as our culture becomes "given over to a reprobate mind." When we seek to be loved by the world – when we follow the Princeton model and take the wide path to "mainstream" acceptance – we abdicate our duty to "fight the good fight." Indeed, we are in a spiritual war for our culture. It is a war...
  • Just watched "Last Ounce of Freedom"...WOW...I wish everyone would see it.

    11/04/2013 1:40:24 AM PST · by American Dream 246 · 6 replies
    Free Republic ^ | 11/04/13 | American Dream 246
    I just watched "Last Ounce of Courage" on Netflix...wow..absolutely beautiful! That's what I am waiting for from us - to wake up and fight. And they won because here is NO law that can stop us to fight for what we believe in - just intimidation. But for some reason intimidation works. We are letting it happen! If we could make sure as many American as possible watch that movie, may be, just may be we would wake up more of us and may be, just may be we could win back all those freedom that we lost and are...
  • SHOCK! -- An Open Ended Survey

    10/16/2013 11:18:44 AM PDT · by Avoiding_Sulla · 17 replies
    Pascal Fervor ^ | Tuesday, October 15, 2013 | Pascal
    Dear Readers. I received a survey request (filled in below) from the Media Research Center (MRC). Initially I was expecting just another multiple choice form that misses many of the key issues of the day. Much to my delight, this one actually had, in addition to MRC's preferred topics,  "other" as choices. And what was even more special, MRC provided a space in which to spell out the other choice(s). Burned out naif that I am, I have my doubts they will actually read what I put in the boxes. I know, many of you think I must be crazy...
  • HOW TO CO OPT THE GOP AND SAVE THE USA (vanity but true)

    10/03/2013 11:51:06 AM PDT · by noprogs · 123 replies
    October 3, 2013 | noprogs
    Do you know how to spell frustration with three letters? It's done G-O-P. It's peanut harvest time now in South Georgia, and due to equipment failure today I'm not on the tractor, so I'm outstanding in my field. Beck was on the radio today with his "defund the GOP" campaign going full blast and I guess he will stay on that position until he sells all the tee shirts he has printed. Tried to call all morning with a better strategy whenever I didn't have a wrench in my hand, but like the GOP establishment,they have no time to listen...
  • FR: We Need "Signs Across America!" "SAA" Defund "The ObamaCare SCAM" Signs NOW! / Signs B4 Sunrise!

    09/27/2013 11:20:38 PM PDT · by Golden Gate · 14 replies
    FR Golden Gate | Sept 27, 2013 | Golden Gate
    Defund "The ObamaCare SCAM" We need the Best info on the likely *Schedule* as this goes back to the US House. Having the best info on the *Schedule* allows us to get people involved in activism, and to keep their interest. We need ideas for Signs and Slogans.
  • HELP EXPOSE AKA "0BAMA'S" ID FRAUD!!!

    09/16/2013 8:11:22 AM PDT · by Concerned · 24 replies
    WheresObamasBirthCertificate.com ^ | 09/16/2013 | Concerned
    Did you know AKA "0bama" has a FORGED Selective Service "registration" with a ***NEVER-USED*** 2-DIGIT-YR FRAUDULENT "POSTMARK?"
  • Is Free Republic worth saving?

    08/30/2013 9:01:53 PM PDT · by The Bat Ladys Husband · 472 replies
    My involvement with Free Republic began around 2000 when my wife began her vigil around the Texas governor’s mansion in support of GW against the challenge of Al Gore for the presidency. I generally provided the livelihood for the Bat Lady to be able to protest and surround the mansion against the leftists who were kept at bay across the street. While she was registered in order to post after action reports I was a lurker on the site. Over the years we have attended rallies and protests and meetings. Other groups of freepers nationwide also held rallies, attended protests,...
  • Tomorrow Sat 17, Federal Building North Lawn, Westwood Calif

    08/16/2013 11:41:52 AM PDT · by cowboy_code · 3 replies
    https://www.RageAgainstTheMedia.org ^ | mediarage2012@gmail.com
    Orgainzed by https://www.RageAgainstTheMedia.org email: mediarage2012@gmail.com BE SEEN AND HEARD......Maybe confront the media covering this event! "RAGE against the MEDIA" bias- Public Informational Rally Saturday, August 17, 2013. 10:00 am until 1:00 pm. Northwest Lawn of the Federal Building, 11000 Wilshire Blvd in Westwood, CA Google map LINK: https://maps.google.com/maps?safe=off&q=111000+wilshire+blvd,+westwood,+los+angeles,+ca&ie=UTF-8&hl=en Imagine how things would be if we had honest media. Go ahead. Imagine if they told the stories that needed to be told - the truth about Obamacare, about the real unemployment, about Fast and Furious, about the IRS scandals, about the Zimmerman case, about crime, about actual gun statistics... If they...
  • A photograph brought to you by Attorney General Eric Holder, President Obama, MSNBC's Al Sharpton

    07/14/2013 8:46:20 AM PDT · by opentalk · 53 replies
    Directorblue ^ | July 13, 2013 | Doug Ross
    Justice is blind, except in the case of George Zimmerman. Gloria Gomez, FOX 13 @ggome13 This shirt getting a lot of attention outside courthouse. #verdictwatch #zimmermantrial pic.twitter.com/4Z6pfTsN9o There have been 1,000 shootings in Chicago so far this year, hundreds of them fatal and many involving innocent young children. Where are Obama, Holder, and Sharpton to decry this senseless violence? Oh, that's right: most of it's black-on-black violence, which doesn't help divide the country along racial lines... nor help advance their political agenda. My bad. Sorry I asked.
  • Impeach Obama Rally Causes 10-Mile Traffic Jam

    06/30/2013 8:49:15 PM PDT · by Windflier · 89 replies
    <p>A TEA Party sponsored “Impeach Obama” demonstration on a major Southern California freeway overpass caused traffic to backup at least ten miles...</p>
  • Dr. Ben Carson Walks Away From Operating Room

    06/21/2013 4:36:59 AM PDT · by Freeport · 23 replies
    Fox Business ^ | Jun 20, 2013 | N/A
    Video Only.
  • Heavy Weight Anti-Putin Activists Arrested For Organizing Rallies

    06/19/2013 7:36:32 PM PDT · by KMR · 11 replies
    FORBES ^ | July 19, 2013 | Kenneth Rapoza
    Add two more activists to Russian President Vladimir Putin's most wanted: Left Front members Sergei Udaltsov and Leonid Razvozzhayev were charged by federal prosecutors with organizing anti-United Russia parties on May 6, 2012, two months after the election of Putin. They might face 10 years in prison as a result.
  • A modest proposal

    06/13/2013 6:23:19 AM PDT · by shoff · 12 replies
    06/13/2013 | Steven Hoffman
    I have been thinking of late about the coming Fourth of July holiday. (AKA: Independence Day) With the current state of the nation and our daily loss of freedoms once guaranteed I don’t really feel like celebrating something we no longer have. It feels like going to a wedding anniversary dinner knowing the couple both cheat. So what to do? Not go out, ignore the day, throw my hands up and just go with the flow? None of these seem to be acceptable options. What about some form of protest to show the country and our “leaders” I will not...
  • "I Give A Damn": A Capitalist Manifesto For The Productive Class

    05/28/2013 12:58:02 PM PDT · by SatinDoll · 4 replies
    Of Two Minds.com ^ | May 27, 2013 | Zeus Yiamouyiannis
    This essay is a call to citizens to put real work, ingenuity, and community above false promises and disgraced authority. Empowerment, in this essay, is not about pumping up self-esteem but rather equipping citizens to take control of the global economy. When political and economic leaders fail to act effectively, we will have to be the ones to succeed. Capitalism stands and falls upon care, not the superficial “I-feel-your-pain” type, but the deep, committed “I-give-a-damn” type. What does it mean to give a damn? “I give a damn” means: I get broadly and deeply involved, I refuse to ignore what...
  • Barbarians at the Campus Gates: Why colleges cave to the demands of student activists

    05/21/2013 8:49:06 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    National Review ^ | 05/21/2013 | Thomas Sowell
    An all-too-familiar scene was enacted on the campus of Swarthmore College during a meeting on May 4 to discuss demands by student activists for the college to divest itself of its investments in companies that deal in fossil fuels. As a speaker was beginning a presentation to show how many millions of dollars such a disinvestment would cost the college, student activists invaded the meeting, seized the microphone, and shouted down a student who rose in the audience to object. Although there were professors and administrators in the room — including the college president — apparently nobody had the guts...
  • Buycott app lets you vote with your wallet in the supermarket

    05/16/2013 2:28:37 PM PDT · by Jyotishi · 6 replies
    CNET ^ | May 15, 2013 | Brian Krepshaw
    Think you know what's in your grocery cart? Think again. Or use the Buycott app to check. Know where your consumer dollars go with the free Buycott app. Supermarkets are labyrinthine behemoths laid out in a convenient linear fashion. So where's the maze? On the supermarket shelves, of course. Food products galore stare back at us, silently appealing to our penchants for sugar, salt, and fat. We pick and choose, knowing full well what we are getting into. But it's the hidden components that are increasingly becoming a salient issue. If supermarket shelves are overwhelming due to the sheer diversity...
  • Music of the Jewish Diaspora

    05/14/2013 5:10:53 AM PDT · by Jkim321
    www.tlvfaces.com ^ | Tue May 13 | TLVFaces.com
    Shearith Israel, the very first Jewish Congregation in America, hosts its 2nd annual “Music of The Jewish Diaspora” performance, featuring the Salome Chamber Orchestra. The Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue presents an evening of elegance and sophistication. Set inside the luxurious main sanctuary, a room built to hold 700 people, yet because of its architecture, creates a uniquely intimate setting and vibrant acoustic. The Salome Orchestra, just as Shearith Israel, exquisitely blends the classic culture and history in its roots with the modern spice of our new age. Musical influence has always been a strong aspect of Sephardic culture and is...
  • Middle school girls forced to ask for lesbian kiss in anti-bullying presentation

    04/28/2013 6:20:02 AM PDT · by ShadowPatriot · 21 replies
    A workshop for 13 and 14-year-old girls that focused on homosexuality and gender identity has parents in Red Hook, N.Y., hopping mad. On Thursday, CBN News reported that young girls attending the workshop at Linden Avenue Middle School said they were told to ask one another for a kiss. Moreover, two girls were reportedly told to stand in front of the class and pretend they were lesbians on a date.
  • The Illegal Poem

    04/09/2013 9:48:21 AM PDT · by ClearBlueSky · 6 replies
    Crigslist Rants n Raves | 4/09/13 | ClearBlueSky
    AN ILLEGAL POEM By Illegal Immigrants (USA) Obama wants all the help he can get even if it's from Illegals of Any kind. What is this country coming to? JFK must be turning in his grave!! Obama is the total opposite. "It'll Never be fixed until you stop taking out more than your putting in!!! DUH!!! Just like a cookie jar. Start by SECURING OUR BORDERS!!! I cross river, Poor and broke, Take bus, See employment folk.
  • All the resources you need to stop the Senate from taking our guns

    04/07/2013 8:24:07 PM PDT · by forty_years · 10 replies
    War to Mobilize Democracy ^ | April 7, 2013 | netWMD Staff
    ACT NOW! if you want to keep your guns. This article provides citizens all the resources they need to stop extremist "gun control" advocates and explains why NOW is the time to act. If you think the democratic process doesn't work, remember that New Mexicans just beat ALL state gun control legislation in the 2013 session. Please read on... Starting tomorrow and for possibly the next few weeks, President Obama and Senate Democrats led by Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Charles Schumer (D-NY), and Majority Leader Senator Harry Reid (D-NV), are going to do everything they can to destroy the Second Amendment,...
  • Obama's Trash Talkers - Activism Alert

    04/03/2013 8:12:01 AM PDT · by thefoundersrock · 3 replies
    Politico ^ | 04/03/13 | Dylan Byers
    Seems that Obama has his goon squad on Twitter - and Politico is crowing about the "trash-talking" going on - I say we give the trash talkers a little taste of their own medicine. I thought it might be nice if Freepers follow them all so we can engage in a little "spirited debate" David Plouffe @davidplouffe Tommy Vietor @TVietor08 Jon Favreau @jonfavs Jon Lovett @jonlovett Bill Burton @billburton Ben LaBolt @BenLaBolt David Axelrod @davidaxelrod Just a note - if you use their twitter handle in the body of your tweet - rather than at the beginning - it will...
  • Reservations for Sea Cruise Conference : Climb Aboard the Shrug Boat

    03/19/2013 12:23:57 PM PDT · by 6ft2inhighheelshoes · 10 replies
    Roll Call ^ | March 17, 2013 | Warren Rojas
    Political party planner Melissa Dawdy wants to throw frustrated conservatives a lifeline this fall. And she’s landed tea party darling Herman Cain as her first mate. Dawdy, who said she’s participated in several National Review sponsored-cruises and enjoyed those trips, sees an opening for a new wave of conservative coalition building. And she’s hoping to reel in folks who are desperately seeking their political bearings after a devastating fall, such as those at the just-concluded Conservative Political Action Conference. “The average tea party person quit the tea party after 2012. They took a face-plant,” she said of the ripple effect...
  • One click: Send a letter supporting 2nd Amendment rights to ALL your elected reps

    02/24/2013 5:28:42 PM PST · by forty_years · 11 replies
    Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. ^ | February 24, 2013 | Ruger
    Ruger has a site where you press a button and they will send a letter supporting 2nd Amendment rights to the President, Vice-President, your Senators, Representative, Governor, Lieutenant Governor, State-Level Elected Officials and State Attorney General. Please do it now. It's easy. ACT NOW!
  • Grassroots at Sea

    02/07/2013 6:26:07 PM PST · by 6ft2inhighheelshoes · 2 replies
    6foot2 in High Heel Shoes ^ | February 7, 2013 | Melissa Dawdy
    It’s a bit of a financial stretch for me to go on a cruise, and especially difficult to afford the National Review version, which as a combination fundraiser and intellectual summit is deeply satisfying, but expensive. I saved my pennies though, and reserved a modest cabin aboard the 2012 post election “Victory Cruise”. My excitement at meeting some of my favorite writers was tempered somewhat by the gloom and despair that was evident everywhere. There were lots of Tea Party type folks, like me, who sort of dragged themselves onto the ship with the notion that we might return home...
  • RightMessage.org

    02/03/2013 11:17:45 AM PST · by NoGrayZone · 2 replies
    RightMessage ^ | 2/3/13 | me
    Anyone on FB who is linked with the EIB should have received this. It is another new way of bringing together conservatives, another think tank (no such thing as too many). I have shared it on my FB, now I would like to share it with my fellow FReepers. I looked at every bit and cranny before signing up. "And Now A Word From Our Readers… (RightMessage Mailbag)"....you sign up and email them your thoughts (if I remember correctly it's 150 words max). They will choose emails, post them and respond, as well as others who are members. This is...
  • Gun Rights March Across America- Jan 19th, 2013 Noon

    01/13/2013 1:09:12 AM PST · by FroedrickVonFreepenstein · 29 replies
    Guns Across America is organizing a coordinated march on all the state capitols on January 19th at noon. At the link you'll find information on the event and the email address for the coordinator of your state. Let's turn en mass for this one.
  • Retort Sport - How Citizen Media Revokes MSM Power

    01/07/2013 10:16:27 AM PST · by guyshomenet · 9 replies
    Cowboy Confessional ^ | 01/07/2013 | Guy Smith
    Welcome to a world where one man can shout as loudly as ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN and Fox. MSNBC doesn’t count, as their ratings indicate. About a decade ago citizens took control of the national conversation away from traditional media. As I said in the epilog to Shooting The Bull, “When a few million intelligent but bored individuals are given a unified platform for research, analysis and sharing, power shifts from the organized Fourth Estate to the unorganized Fifth.” Nothing ticks off people in power than to have it taken away, hence the growing mobs of surly unemployed journalists. This...
  • Cocooning Is the Wrong Solution for Conservatives

    01/06/2013 11:44:14 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 100 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | James G. Wiles
    .......... the United States needs its conservative leaders and activists in the public square now more than at any time in our lifetimes. If we hold on, we'll win. Blue State America is doomed, and the blue-staters represented by President Obama and his party cannot save it. ...... we red-staters must remain fully involved and fully engaged in American politics and culture. This is especially true after a year like 2012 -- when we lose. Better to quote U.S. General Joseph Stilwell after the loss of Burma to the Japanese. "I claim," Vinegar Joe said, "we took a hell of...
  • A recipe for activism against efforts at gun control

    01/06/2013 10:19:08 AM PST · by marktwain · 69 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 6 January, 2013 | Lee DeCovnick
    "Obama Plans Broad Gun Control" screamed the Drudge Report headline. So what actions can a responsible gun owner take to stop this legislative insanity? There are, of course, the accepted channels of communications: email and phone calls to your two Senators and the Representative from your Congressional district. Having once worked as an idealistic political intern in a legislative office, I was flabbergasted at the utter contempt that the staff and "my" legislator held for the ordinary voters of the district. Respect was only paid to the large financial donors and their minions. Emails and phone calls may have a...