Free Republic 4th Quarter Fundraising Target: $88,000 Receipts & Pledges to-date: $15,228
17%  
Woo hoo!!! And the first 17% is in!! Thank you all very much!! God bless.

Keyword: breakingwind

Brevity: Headers | « Text »
  • How a Fart Killed 10,000 People

    11/18/2017 9:03:15 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 56 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | December 4, 2016 | Candida Moss
    Farting, breaking wind, cutting the cheese, or gas. The English language has numerous words for flatulence and this is even before we devolve into the subcategories that make up the genre. Whatever you call it, farting is a taboo act, but it is also a source of fascination. It’s not for nothing that there is a popular children’s book series called Fart Squad or that the preview of the most recent installment of the Alvin and the Chipmunks dynasty led with the punchline, “Sorry, pizza toots.” Today farting is something for which we perfunctorily ask forgiveness, but in the past...
  • The Winds Appear to Have Shifted In Ted Cruz’s Favor

    04/29/2016 4:32:28 AM PDT · by detective · 133 replies
    The Resurgent ^ | April 29, 2016 | Erick Erickson
    There were several events yesterday that suggest to me the winds have shifted in Ted Cruz’s favor since he named Carly Fiorina his running mate. First, John Boehner had a complete and utter meltdown about Ted Cruz yesterday. He referred to Cruz as both an S.O.B. and Lucifer. Then Peter King, the noxious congressman from New York, came out and declared Cruz worse than the devil. He was followed up by former senator Judd Gregg who declared he would rather Trump than Cruz, even though he is a Kasich guy. The fact that . In fact, more polling out of...
  • Trump: Response to the cover story in this week's National Enquirer about Lyin' Ted Cruz:

    03/25/2016 12:20:50 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 324 replies
    Donald Trump via FB ^ | 03/25/16 | Donald Trump
    Donald J. Trump 24 mins · I have no idea whether or not the cover story about Ted Cruz in this week’s issue of the National Enquirer is true or not, but I had absolutely nothing to do with it, did not know about it, and have not, as yet, read it. Likewise, I have nothing to do with the National Enquirer and unlike Lyin’ Ted Cruz I do not surround myself with political hacks and henchman and then pretend total innocence. Ted Cruz’s problem with the National Enquirer is his and his alone, and while they were right about...
  • Hawaii claims Obama 'birth certificate' is 'confidential'Refuses subpoena...

    06/15/2011 8:52:24 AM PDT · by westcoastwillieg · 354 replies · 1+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | 6/14/11 | Bob Unruh
    The state of Hawaii claims that the "birth certificate" for Barack Obama in its files – presumably the document that was copied and distributed by the White House – remains confidential. The image released April 27 by the White House was described by administration officials as "proof positive" of Obama's Hawaiian birth. At that time, officials in Hawaii's health department and governor's office refused to provide confirmation to WND that the image released by the White House accurately represented the birth documentation in the state's custody. Now, officials have refused to respond to a subpoena requesting the birth record, citing...
  • Arab sources: A major military surprise is close. Galant scandal a smokescreen

    08/20/2010 10:46:26 AM PDT · by DelaWhere · 31 replies
    DEBKAfile ^ | August 20, 2010, 1:04 PM | DEBKAfile Special Report
    War preparations are reported by debkafile's military sources in Tehran and Damascus, debkafile's military sources report. In Tehran, Iran's Revolutionary Guards announced Friday, Aug. 20: "IRGC is in full readiness to encounter firmly with the stupidity of the US and the Zionist regime." In Damascus, Syrian prime minister Naji al-Otari gathered his ministers and heads of security and emergency services Thursday and ordered them to place all their services on immediate war readiness. And sources close to the Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas quoted him as saying that direct talks with Israel were not in the offing because "a big...
  • Footballer puts wind up referee (yellow card for breaking wind)

    04/06/2009 5:09:48 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 16 replies · 1,411+ views
    BBC News ^ | April 5, 2009 | BBC News
    A referee ordered a penalty to be retaken in a Sunday league football game when an opposition player broke wind as the ball was kicked. The Chorlton Villa player got a yellow card for the noise which was classed as "ungentlemanly conduct". The team, who conceded a goal on the second take, went on to win the match 6-4 against International Manchester FC at Turn Moss in Stretford, Manchester. Villa manager Ian Treadwell said their conduct was "normally exemplary". "One of our players 'broke wind' and only the referee heard it and he booked the player," he said. "The other...
  • BREAKING NEWS: Gas Explosions Occuring on Mars!!

    10/30/2008 9:01:58 PM PDT · by eekitsagreek · 211 replies · 6,772+ views
    10/30/2008 | eekitsagreek
    Hey all! I was listening to Ramon Raquello and his orchestra (and who doesn't?) and just as they were playing "La Cumparsita", the program was interupted by a breaking news story from the Intercontinental Radio News with a bulletin on Mars. "At twenty minutes before eight, central time, Professor Farrell of the Mount Jennings Observatory, Chicago, Illinois, reports observing several explosions of incandescent gas, occurring at regular intervals on the planet Mars. The spectroscope indicates the gas to be hydrogen and moving towards the earth with enormous velocity. Professor Pierson of the Observatory at Princeton confirms Farrell's observation, and describes...
  • Ground broken on huge wind farm ( Silence from Kennedy and Kerry )

    06/15/2007 3:13:33 PM PDT · by george76 · 34 replies · 898+ views
    Denver Post ^ | 05/17/2007 | Steve Raabe
    The $700 million project in Logan County will be the third-largest in the nation, producing 400 megawatts with 267 turbines. Developers broke ground Wednesday on a $700 million wind farm in northeast Colorado that will be the nation's third-largest wind generator. FPL Energy and Invenergy Wind will develop the 400-megawatt project, which will yield enough power to supply about 120,000 homes. Xcel Energy will buy the facility's entire electric output. Combined with purchases from three other wind farms, the Peetz Table project will allow Xcel to meet the requirements of Colorado's renewable-energy standard seven years early.
  • Is Radio caller Jose a radio employee/plant?

    02/08/2005 7:31:15 AM PST · by SunnySide · 154 replies · 2,054+ views
    Several Talk Radio shows | 2/8/05 | Sunnyside
    Does this guy Jose have a day/night job other than calling into Talk Radio shows throughout the day? I keep hearing him call into several talk radio shows all the time. I find it rather suspect the way mystery shoppers are plants for retail stores. Pretty transparent... Zzzzz... Geez, (lol) at least have him change his name.
  • I Have Gas

    10/22/2004 1:23:23 PM PDT · by johniegrad · 90 replies · 1,703+ views
    johniegrad ^ | 10/24/04 | johniegrad
    I have become so worried that there will be no space left on this board from all the newbie vanities that it has given me gas.
  • House About to Strip More Civil Liberties in Name of Anti-terrorism

    10/07/2004 1:44:58 PM PDT · by MagnusMaximus1 · 141 replies · 2,300+ views
    The NewStandard ^ | 10-7-2004 | Madeleine Baran
          NewStandard Home Iraq in Crisis Civil Liberties & Security U.S. Business & Economy News ArticleHouse About to Strip More Civil Liberties in Name of Anti-terrorismby Madeleine Baran (bio) Oct 6 - Civil liberties and immigrant rights advocates say House Republicans are using legislation based on the 9/11 Commission's recommendations as cover to implement a series of troubling, un-related reforms condoning torture, limiting immigration and increasing surveillance of both non-citizens and citizens.The House will vote on the 9/11 Recommendations Implementation Act this week. Opponents say the Republican leadership rushed the legislation to the floor without much time...
  • Put Away Your Hankies (Michael Moore's Desperate Plea to The KoolAid Drinkers)

    09/20/2004 4:09:56 PM PDT · by MisterRepublican · 150 replies · 4,873+ views
    MichaelMoore.com ^ | 9/20/04 | Michael Moore
    Enough of the handwringing! Enough of the doomsaying! Do I have to come there and personally calm you down? Stop with all the defeatism, OK?
  • E.D. Hill is a Moderate Democrat

    09/02/2004 5:32:19 AM PDT · by pctech · 113 replies · 4,204+ views
    I apologize if this has been discussed before. I was watching Fox News this morning and heard E.D. Hill refer to herself as a moderate democrat. While I have no personal "beef" with her, I wonder why in the world would Fox News put a moderate democrat (besides Alan Combs) on the air on a consistent basis. There have been numerous times where I wondered where she was at politically because of some off-handed comments she's made. Now I know. Did anyone else pick up on this?
  • CA Governor Davis to hold news conference at 6:30 pm easten

    08/07/2003 1:50:46 PM PDT · by Dog · 1,084 replies · 1,073+ views
    MSNBC
    Breaking!
  • No farting, please (Grade school kids who fart will be disciplined)

    07/05/2003 2:56:58 PM PDT · by mhking · 105 replies · 1,154+ views
    News24.com ^ | 7.4.03
    Hong Kong - A primary school in China is fining pupils five yuan each time they fart in class, a news report said on Friday. Hu Zhuang Elementary School in Beijing has begun imposing the fines as part of a crackdown on bad hygiene habits in the wake of the Sars outbreak, according to the South China Morning Post. No one has been fined so far at the school which has also introduced rules banning pupils from dropping litter or coughing without covering their mouths.
  • Shamed NYT Reporter [Blair] Breaks Silence

    05/18/2003 9:15:11 AM PDT · by Lorenb420 · 65 replies · 236+ views
    Druge ^ | 2003-05-18 | Drudge
    In a conversation with NEWSWEEK, Blair spoke of his feelings since his career went up in flames: “I can’t say anything other than the fact that I feel a range of emotions including guilt, shame, sadness, betrayal, freedom and appreciation for those who have stood by me, been tough on me, and have taken the time to understand that there is a deeper story and not to believe everything they read in the newspapers.” Or so Jayson says. full story
  • Saddam to leave Iraq in hours

    03/19/2003 3:34:45 PM PST · by demlosers · 77 replies · 270+ views
    ITP.net ^ | 19 March 2003 | Massoud Derhally
    Arabian Business has learned, according to a previously reliable source, there is speculation in Gulf government circles that President Saddam Hussein plans to exit Iraq before 1am Baghdad time tonight March 19, via a neighbouring country, in an engineered coup. The source added that the United Nations and all parties concerned, will be invited to come to Iraq to search for weapons of mass destruction, once Saddam leaves.