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  • McCain Vanishing from Race with JD

    05/13/2010 11:51:47 AM PDT · by McGavin999 · 62 replies · 2,644+ views
    This is a link to the article by E. J. Montini. Sorry but we can only post links but it's well worth the trip to McCain Vanishing from Race with JDEven Montini is laughing at McCain and his new ad.
  • I Just Lost My Beloved Wolfhound (Vanity)

    12/04/2004 7:42:52 AM PST · by McGavin999 · 226 replies · 5,279+ views
    December 4, 2004 | McGavin999
    I just lost my beloved Wolfhound this morning. He was diagnosed with Lymphoma in October and was doing really well. He died of complications as a result of the chemo.Jamie was the best dog in the world. I never even had to train him, he just always did what I asked him to do. He was one of those good natured protectors. You know the type, they didn't bark, they just got between you and whoever. Since he weighed 192 lbs nobody ever bothered to test him, they just kept their distance. You could take him anywhere, he had perfect...
  • Stunning Condit May 17th Activity Analysis Thread Two

    08/04/2001 4:41:37 PM PDT · by McGavin999 · 119+ views
    FreeRepublic | August 4, 2001 | dogbyte12/PJ-Comix
    Speaking of Condit's voting record, he actually has a pretty fair record of showing up to vote. I am trying to track down his record for every year. So far, I learned that in 1997, there were 640 votes cast that year, and he missed just 8 votes. 98.75% rate. Puts him in the top quarter of the house. This year, he attended all votes until May 17th. He was in town too. That is the kicker... well he was in town that morning. There was just a routine procedural vote at 10:26 that morning. He showed up for that. ...

    07/18/2001 8:17:56 PM PDT · by McGavin999 · 209+ views
    July 18, 2001 | Various
    We need every Freeper with connections to national organizations to help with this. Are there any Freepers out there who are members of:The NRAVFWThe American LegionFarming OrganizationsThese good folks were enticed to go west and establish farms by the government with the promise of water in perpetuity. That promise has been broken!We need Freepers who are willing to enlist the help of these national organizations to put a link to the Petition Page on their websites and a small blurb about the crisis these folks are going through.These are veterans and the families of veterans who are now at the ...
  • Klamath Crisis July 14th Thread 5

    07/14/2001 1:43:03 AM PDT · by McGavin999 · 190+ views
    Klamath Crisis Board ^ | July 14, 2001
    The patriots are arriving to stand beside the farmers of Klamath as they fight for their water rights.
  • Kalmath-A Crisis at the Gates Thread 4

    07/13/2001 10:38:03 PM PDT · by McGavin999 · 129+ views
    Tonight, the people of Kalmath stand up for all of us. The open gates allow the life giving waters to flow out over the Kalmath basin. Tonight, we stand guard with them, if only in spirit.The government should determine the value of the crops that the farmers have had ruined by the withholding of water and should reimburse the farmers of Kalmath. This should be done quickly, before any more damage has been done to these families. Call and write your congressman and demand that something be done immediately!
  • The Kalmath Gates-Thread III

    07/13/2001 5:47:15 PM PDT · by McGavin999 · 177+ views
    Thread 2
  • Celebration! The Freepathon Is Over

    06/26/2001 5:43:53 PM PDT · by McGavin999 · 178+ views
    FreeRepublic | 06/26/01
  • Let's Water The Liberty Tree-Freepathon Thread 62

    06/25/2001 8:20:20 PM PDT · by McGavin999 · 179+ views
    Free Republic | 06/26/01
    When FreeRepublic succeeds,twill be cause of many good deedsby those who love libertyto save it for their posterity. by BadJoe   "A free America, democratic in the sense that our forefathers intended it to be, means just this: individual freedom for all, rich or poor, or else this system of government we call democracy is only an expedient to enslave man to the machine and make him like it." "Toleration and liberty are the foundations of a great republic" - Frank Lloyd Wright We're almost done with our Freepathon. At last count, we have less than $4,956 $4379 left ...
  • Feed the Flame of Freedom-Freepathon Thread 61

    06/25/2001 5:57:57 PM PDT · by McGavin999 · 259+ views
    June 25, 2001
    When FreeRepublic succeeds,twill be cause of many good deedsby those who love libertyto save it for their posterity. by BadJoe   "A free America, democratic in the sense that our forefathers intended it to be, means just this: individual freedom for all, rich or poor, or else this system of government we call democracy is only an expedient to enslave man to the machine and make him like it." "Toleration and liberty are the foundations of a great republic" - Frank Lloyd Wright We're almost done with our Freepathon. At last count, we have less than $4,956 $4379 left ...
  • Keep the Flame of Freedom Burning-Freepathon Thread 54

    06/24/2001 11:33:11 AM PDT · by McGavin999 · 134+ views
    When FreeRepublic succeeds, twill be cause of many good deeds by those who love liberty to save it for their posterity. Badjoe....   We have found each other, we have found the means, and we're making a difference. Click HERE to keep FR online by secure server. Or send a Check or Money Order to: FreeRepublic , LLC PO BOX 9771 FRESNO, CA 93794 Thread 47 Here's one of the reasons to contribute: Free Republic files our Ninth Circuit Reply Brief in LAT/WP vs. Free Republic from JimRob.   Just click below!  Send paypal direct to It will be ...
  • U S Will Restart Wide Negotiations With North Korea

    06/07/2001 12:15:57 PM PDT · by McGavin999 · 20+ views
    New York Times ^ | June 7, 2001 | Jane Perlez
    WASHINGTON, June 6 — President Bush announced today that the United States would restart negotiations with North Korea on a broad range of issues, including that nation's production and exporting of missiles and its deploying of soldiers on the South Korean border. When Mr. Bush came into office, he signaled a tough posture by declining to continue President Clinton's talks with North Korea, saying negotiations would not resume anytime soon. He said he wanted time to review the talks and United States policy. Today in a statement, Mr. Bush said he hoped that the renewed contacts would foster reconciliation ...
  • Prayer Request for Paul Weyrich

    05/07/2001 8:32:56 AM PDT · by McGavin999 · 218+ views
    None | May 7, 2001 | self
    I received a request from a fellow Freeper who asked if we would pray for Mr. Weyrich. He has been an exceptional friend to one of our own, ignoring his own problems as he comforts others. He broke his back in 1997 and is now confined to a wheelchair and is in considerable daily pain.
  • Who's Who: Sorting Out the Clinton Pardons

    02/24/2001 6:39:56 PM PST · by McGavin999 · 2,321+ views
    FOX News/New York Post ^ | February 23, 2001 | Unknown
    WASHINGTON — Below is a list of the people who Bill Clinton pardoned before he left office. Benjamin Berger, Jacob Elbaum, David Goldstein and Kalmen Stern Offense: New Square, N.Y., residents convicted of swindling government through a phony yeshiva Clinton link: Supporters lobbied Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign, while New Square voted overwhelmingly for her Outcome: Sentences of 30 to 78 months commuted to 24 to 30 months Linda Medlar Jones Offense: Pleaded guilty to fraud and obstruction of justice in Cisneros case Clinton link: Was Cisneros' lover Outcome: Sentenced to 3 1/2 years; pardoned Roger Clinton Offense: Pleaded guilty ...
  • GOP Expands Clinton Pardon Inquiry

    02/13/2001 6:35:36 PM PST · by McGavin999 · 113+ views
    AP ^ | February 13, 2001 | Unknown
    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Bush said Tuesday ``it's time to move on'' from investigations of President Clinton, even as Republicans in Congress expanded their inquiry into Clinton's eleventh-hour pardon of fugitive financier Marc Rich. The House Government Reform Committee asked the Secret Service for logs that would indicate how often Rich's supporters visited the White House before the pardon. The panel also issued its first subpoenas, including ones for bank records from Clinton's presidential library and Rich's ex-wife Denise. She has been a major contributor to the library, the Democratic Party and Hillary Rodham Clinton's Senate campaign. A Senate ...
  • In Speech, Bush Charts New Course for Military

    02/13/2001 6:27:50 PM PST · by McGavin999 · 31+ views
    New York Times ^ | February 13, 2001 | David E. Sanger
    NORFOLK, Va., Feb. 13 — President Bush said today that he planned to break with Pentagon orthodoxy and create "a new architecture for the defense of America and our allies," investing in new technologies and weapons systems rather than making "marginal improvements" for systems in which America's arms industry has invested billions of dollars. In the second of his speeches on national security this week, Mr. Bush appeared to take sides in a long- brewing debate in the defense establishment over whether to invest in entirely new technologies and weapons systems, even if that means neglecting older and outdated ...
  • Bush Seeks $5.7 Billion Increase for Military Salaries & Benefits

    02/12/2001 6:39:37 PM PST · by McGavin999 · 24+ views
    New York Times ^ | Feb 12, 2001 | Steven Lee Myers
    FORT STEWART, Ga., Feb. 12 — Even as conservatives in Congress pressed for more money for the military, President Bush today proposed shifting $5.7 billion in Pentagon spending for increased pay, improved health care and better housing, warning that substandard benefits and aging barracks were taxing soldiers and their families. Speaking to 8,000 soldiers and visitors assembled on a parade field at this sprawling Army post west of Savannah, Mr. Bush used unusually pointed language to depict the armed forces as frustrated, demoralized and unappreciated, a theme he often used in last year's campaign. "While you're serving us well, ...
  • McGavin999 Addresses The Nation

    11/30/2000 9:02:40 AM PST · by McGavin999 · 255+ views
    Self ^ | 11/30/00 | McGavin 999
    McGAVIN999 ADDRESSES THE NATION My Fellow Americans: Desperate times call for desperate measures, therefore I am directing the following to become effective immediately: 1. There will be no more Hyphenated American. As of today, you are either African or you are American. You are either Hispanic or you are American. You are either Asian or you are American. Take your pick, but you must choose as of today. If you choose not to be an American, we will provide you with a one way ticket to the nation of your choice. If you choose to be an American, there will ...
  • Keep FreeRepublic Free-Have You Contributed Yet?-Thread 24

    10/13/2000 8:57:51 PM PDT · by McGavin999 · 196+ views
    FreeRepublic ^ | McGavin 999
    Here are the facts: We are nothing more than a large group of citizens who are gathered in a great nationwide electronic townhall meeting because we are concerned about the liberals and socialists within our government who are stepping up their continuing assault on our constitutional rights. We are alarmed that the so-called "watch dog" free press is no longer working in the best interests of we the people or for the defense of liberty. The major media, whom, heretofore, have stubbornly denied their liberal bias, are now openly joined with the enemies of the Constitution and of the Republic ...
  • Preparing for the Onslaught-Thread 10

    10/11/2000 2:03:22 PM PDT · by McGavin999 · 121+ views
    FreeRepublic ^ | McGavin999
    Very sorry about the erratic behavior of our server lately. The daily traffic has been increasing slowly, but steadily for the last few weeks and I expect that it will continue to grow until after the elections. Looks like we're going to need some new hardware and also a redesign of our database. The current design is CPU and memory intensive under heavy load. This is going to require time and money. We wanted to hold off on any fundraisers until after the judge rules on the lawsuit, but I do not know if we can make it. The ruling ...