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  • VANITY--Legal Eagles, with decree in hand (post divorce)

    03/05/2015 3:27:41 PM PST · by Ghost of SVR4 · 19 replies
    I have a question for the legal eagle folks out there (I am seeking representation, just asking now so I know what to ask later). Once a divorce decree is issued and the alimony is "set" with the clause "said alimony is non-modifiable" in the decree; can a spouse go back and get that modified? I am considering asking my former spouse for child support (kids live with me 100% of the time) and they are looking to "Motion to Modify". Mind you, custody has never been disputed, not even during the divorce. Said spouse simply does not make the...
  • Summary of 86 Page DOJ Report On Mike Brown Shooting (Set up for easy cut and paste)

    03/05/2015 3:26:55 PM PST · by icwhatudo · 5 replies
    DOJ report on Mike Brown Shooting ^ | 3/5/2015 | A Freeper who read the whole thing
    Its not easy reducing 86 pages to the summary below. But if you are REALLY into following the facts...Below are the key findings of the DOJ on the MIke Brown shooting. Each quote references the page# it came from. A great tool if you battle on twitter/facebook or other social media-just cut and paste and destroy a liberals arguement. Enjoy: ------------------------------------------------------ “the Department has concluded that Darren Wilson’s actions do not constitute prosecutable violations” p5 “evidence, when viewed as a whole, does not support the conclusion that Wilson’s uses of deadly force were “objectively unreasonable” p5 “when the store clerk...
  • Attack of the B Movies! 50 of the Best Schlocky Titles of All Time

    03/05/2015 2:29:45 PM PST · by dynachrome · 50 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | 3-5-15 | Patrick Shanley
    MASTERS OF SCHLOCK The sci-fi and horror movies of the 1950s sparked a trend that continues even today of downright silly titles, ranging from 'Attack of the Killer Tomatoes!' to 'The Incredibly Strange Creatures Who Stopped Living and Became Mixed-Up Zombies!!?' to 'Big Ass Spider!' (Yes, there also is a love affair with unnecessary punctuation.) Here, THR breaks down 50 of the best (and funniest) titles of all time.
  • Ohio Teen Flies 7,000 Miles, Gets Rejected by Woman and Almost Freezes to Death (trunc)

    03/05/2015 1:55:47 PM PST · by SWAMPSNIPER · 43 replies
    ROOT ^ | 03/05/15 | BREANNA EDWARDS
    Ohio Teen Flies 7,000 Miles, Gets Rejected by Woman and Almost Freezes to Death on Chinese Riverbank One love-struck Ohio teen almost died on a Chinese riverbank after getting drunk once he was rejected by the young woman he flew 7,000 miles to see, the Daily Mail reports. Identified by only his surname, Pratt, the 18-year-old flew from Ohio to Jiangshan, a city in Zhejiang province, China, after reportedly falling in love with a young Chinese woman he met online.
  • The Demise of the Clinton's Political Power (VANITY)

    03/05/2015 10:50:20 AM PST · by RetSignman · 36 replies
    Me thinking outside the box | March 5, 2015 | RetSignman
    The woes of Hillary and her run for president and are growing with every day that passes but I'm going to go outside the box of conventional thinking and posit my opinion of what could possibly be the truth behind her mounting political problems. In my opinion, the Clinton Machine and all their untold hundred of millions they have available is not going to enough to stop the disclosures of their carefully hidden corruption activities from the public.
  • What server was Hillary's Very Close Aide Using?

    03/05/2015 10:44:24 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 44 replies
    Self | March 5, 2015 | PJ-Comix
    So what email server was Hillary's very very very close aide, Huma, using? Was she using a State Department server? Hillary's homebrew server? A Weiner.Com server or some other private server? Oh, and can Hillary's messages be retrieved from Huma's end?
  • Michelle Obama: ‘My Husband Believes Strongly’ Getting Mental Health Treatment Is ‘Sign of Strength’

    03/05/2015 8:57:50 AM PST · by PROCON · 35 replies
    cnsnews ^ | Mar. 4, 2015 | Ali Meyer
    ( - First lady Michelle Obama said Wednesday at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., that her husband, President Barack Obama “believes strongly” that getting support and treatment for a mental health issue “isn’t a sign of weakness, it's a sign of strength.” “It’s time to tell everyone who’s dealing with a mental health issue that they’re not alone, and that getting support and treatment isn’t a sign of weakness, it's a sign of strength,” said Mrs. Obama. “That’s something that my husband believes strongly as president, because in this country when you're fighting an illness whether that’s mental or physical...
  • U.S. Ambassador to South Korea bloodied in Seoul knife attack

    03/05/2015 6:03:02 AM PST · by armydawg505 · 4 replies ^ | 3/5/15 | Emily Rauhala
    You can’t see it on television, but South Korean President Park Geun-hye has a scar that runs from her right ear to her chin. In person, up close, it is just visible below her makeup, a smooth cut that follows the curve of her face. She’s had it since 2006, when she was attacked on the campaign trail by a man wielding a utility knife. On Thursday, in an eerily similar incident, the U.S. ambassador to South Korea, Mark Lippert, was slashed on the face and wrist in the South Korean capital. Photographs from the scene showed him holding the...
  • Why Doesn't Someone Invent An Insurance Company That Provides You A List You Choose From ?

    03/05/2015 8:17:11 AM PST · by knarf · 35 replies
    self ^ | March 5, 2015 | knarf
    I'm out'a the loop because I'm retired and on Medicare, but ...
  • Telescope spots unusual comet 'never seen before' as it SURVIVES close encounter with the sun

    03/05/2015 6:47:38 AM PST · by EBH · 11 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | 2/25/2015 | Richard Gray
    An unusual comet that is unlike anything seen before by scientists is expected to become visible from Earth in the coming weeks. Nasa and the European Space Agency's Solar and Heliospheric Observatory, also called SOHO, spotted the comet as it skimmed past the sun. The is not thought to belong to any known family of comets and scientists have been left baffled as to how it survived its close encounter with the sun. Most comets that come that close do not survive the trip, according to solar scientists who study images beamed back by SOHO. Yet this comet managed to...
  • Crossbow killed man at Olympic National Park campground

    03/05/2015 6:22:49 AM PST · by Citizen Zed · 19 replies
    Kitsap Sun ^ | 3-5-2015 | AP
    <p>PORT ANGELES, Wash. (AP) - A man found dead at a campground in Olympic National Park died from a wound caused by a crossbow.</p> <p>The 54-year-old Joyce man was hit in the head by a short arrow called a bolt.</p>
  • Raleigh used car salesman accused of inappropriately touching customers

    03/05/2015 6:22:49 AM PST · by Colehill1999 · 7 replies
    WRAL-TV ^ | 3-5-15 | Staff
    The owner of a Raleigh used car dealership is accused of inappropriately touching at least two customers. Thomas JEFFRSON Lynn, 63, turned himself in to authorities on Friday. He is charged with misdemeanor sexual battery and is currently out on bond. Two customers, a 22-year-old man on Feb. 22 and a 32-year-old woman on Dec. 21, 2013, told police Lynn inappropriately touched them while at Wolfpack Auto Sales, at 3020 Hillsborough Street.
  • Hulk, the Viral Pit Bull Star, Wows New York City

    03/05/2015 6:22:04 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 15 replies
    ABC News ^ | 03/05/2015
    Hulk the pit bull with owner Lisa Grennan at the Dark Dynasty K9s facility on Feb. 22, 2015 in New Hampshire. Not since Michael Keaton ran through Times Square in his underwear in the film “Birdman” has something created this kind of stir.

    03/05/2015 4:39:13 AM PST · by Cringing Negativism Network · 19 replies
    The American Reporter ^ | March 5, 2015 | by Ginny Grimsley
    BLOOMSBURG, Pa. - Parents demanded it be banned. School superintendents placed it in restricted sections of their libraries. It is the most challenged book four of the past five years, according to the American Library Association (ALA). "It" is a 32-page illustrated children's book, And Tango Makes Three, by Peter Parnell and Justin Richardson, with illustrations by Henry Cole. The book is based upon the real story of Roy and Silo, two male penguins, who had formed a six-year bond at New York City's Central Park Zoo, and who "adopted" a fertilized egg and raised the chick until she could...
  • Nobel Peace Prize chairman who honored Obama demoted six years later

    03/05/2015 4:00:05 AM PST · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 16 replies ^ | 3/4/15 | Richard Johnson
    Nobel Peace Prize chairman who honored Obama demoted six years later By Richard Johnson It took nearly six years, but the man responsible for President Obama winning the Nobel Peace Prize has finally been demoted. Thorbjoern Jagland was harshly criticized in 2009, when, shortly after he became chairman of the prize committee, the prestigious award was given to Obama before the new president had a chance to accomplish anything.
  • Vanity - HDR 2007 speech claims dead bodies were floating down the streets of New Orleans

    03/05/2015 3:58:05 AM PST · by Perdogg · 5 replies
    This video is treasury trove of hypocrisy
  • Weiner sext gal Sydney Leathers lands in new political scandal

    03/05/2015 3:44:59 AM PST · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 24 replies
    Ny Post ^ | 3/4/15 | By Richard Johnson
    Weiner sext gal Sydney Leathers lands in new political scandal By Richard Johnson Sydney Leathers — the woman who finished off Anthony Weiner’s political career with a sexting scandal — has struck again. This time she’s exposed the kinky fetishes of a Democratic state legislator in the Midwest who responded as “Bitch Boy” when she advertised for a submissive she could “financially dominate.” Leathers, who lives in Evansville, Ind., said Bitch Boy was careful to never give her his name — he sent money to her through a prepaid PayPal card — but didn’t realize his name was on the...
  • Morning with the Quinn & Rose Gang! March 5, 2015

    03/05/2015 3:08:36 AM PST · by sneakers · 13 replies
    Formerly the "Quinn and Rose Morning Show" thread, our friendly group continues to meet to start the day as we await the return of our favorite morning talk show - possibly sometime this month! So if you are preparing to go to work, are getting home from work - or happily retired - stop in and say mornin' and share the latest news, discuss the weather, share a recipe, or whatever!
  • VIDEO Lion opens family’s car door at safari park

    03/05/2015 12:01:26 AM PST · by SWAMPSNIPER · 31 replies
    WOKV ^ | 03/05/15 | COX
    One curious lion came right up to the family’s car, peered in and then managed to open the car door with its mouth.
  • Saudi Arabia: Indian Arrested for 'Liking' Photo that Showed Mecca Mosque as Hindu temple

    03/04/2015 10:18:40 PM PST · by Citizen Zed · 21 replies
    International Business Times ^ | 3-5-2015 | Mugdha Variyar
    Saudi Arabian authorities have detained an Indian national for posting a controversial photo of Mecca's Grand Mosque juxtaposed with Hindu religious symbols on Facebook. The photo depicts Al Masjid Al Haram mosque as a temple, photoshopped with Hindu symbols over the Kaaba, the holy building at the centre of the mosque, according to Gulf News, which cited a local daily's report on Tuesday.  A Saudi citizen who saw the post brought it to the notice of the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice, the kingdom's religious police. The Indian was detained when he was at an...
  • Washington: Two Anti-Gun Bills Stopped in Legislature

    03/04/2015 8:30:58 PM PST · by PROCON · 3 replies ^ | Mar. 3, 2015
    Last week, thanks to members’ calls, two egregious anti-gun bills, House Bill 1131 and House Bill 1857, died at cut-off. As previously reported, HB 1131, sponsored by Representative Eric Pettigrew (D-37), would have criminalized the sale or transfer of legally purchased ivory and ivory products, including firearms, knives and other collectible items. HB 1131 was introduced with the supposed intent of curbing poaching and helping to end the illegal ivory trade. Unfortunately, this bill would not have accomplished either of those purported objectives. Also previously reported, HB 1857, sponsored by Representative Laurie Jinkins (D-27), would have allowed a family member,...
  • Democrats Aren’t Rushing To Defend Hillary Clinton

    03/04/2015 7:46:31 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 16 replies
    National Journal ^ | 3/4/2015 | RACHEL ROUBEIN AND LAUREN FOX
    Everyone in Washington is talking about Hillary Clinton's use of a personal e-mail account during her four years as secretary of State and her homebrew computer server. Everyone, that is, except for many Senate Democrats. As operatives, strategists and opposition research groups rush to her defense, some Washington Senate Democrats are remaining silent for the moment, saying they've been too busy with the week's packed schedule to be fully briefed on the crisis du jour. Democrats have a difficult line to walk. They don't want to be seen hitting their strongest contender to keep the White House, but that does...
  • BREAKING: Obama misled Fed. Court, issued amnesty documents. Time for Contempt (ABBOTT)

    03/04/2015 5:49:54 PM PST · by txhurl · 95 replies ^ | 03-04-15 | GREG ABBOTT
    Greg Abbott @GregAbbott_TX · 3h 3 hours ago BREAKING: Obama Admin. misled Fed. Court & issued thousands of amnesty documents illegally. Time for Contempt. #tcot #txlege
  • Free speech on campus

    03/04/2015 5:26:15 PM PST · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 3 replies ^ | 3/4/15 | Pat Condell
    Free speech on campus Time to stop indulging privileged militant “progressive” puritan student bigots. Free speech? Not at four in five UK universities
  • The true history of conservatives and liberals. (Humor)

    03/04/2015 4:57:58 PM PST · by Wingy · 2 replies
    Vanity | 3/4/2015 | Bob (Not a Democrat)
    Humans originally existed as members of small bands of nomadic hunter/gatherers. They lived on deer in the mountains during the summer and would go to the coast and live on fish and lobster in the winter.
  • Court: Man burned by fajitas while praying can't sue eatery

    03/04/2015 1:47:57 PM PST · by Citizen Zed · 43 replies
    Burleson Star ^ | 3-4-2015 | AP
    <p>A New Jersey appellate court says a man cannot seek damages for burns he suffered while bowing his head in prayer over a sizzling steak fajita skillet at a restaurant.</p> <p>The ruling made public Wednesday upheld a lower court ruling that dismissed his lawsuit. The man claimed a waitress didn't warn him the dish was hot, but the lower court found the food posed an "open and obvious" danger.</p>
  • UK bomb plot suspect Abid Naseer found guilty

    03/04/2015 12:59:19 PM PST · by Citizen Zed
    bbc ^ | 3-4-2015
    Abid Naseer, 28, was found guilty by a New York jury of providing material support to al-Qaeda and conspiracy to use a destructive device. He faces up to life imprisonment at sentencing. Evidence at Naseer's trial included a document found in the raid of the bin Laden compound and MI5 officers testifying in wigs. A jury took returned the verdict after a day of deliberation following closing arguments on Monday. Prosecutors argued Naseer was part of a broader al-Qaeda conspiracy to attack various Western locations, including a Manchester shopping centre and the New York subway system. In closing arguments on...
  • Holder... Blah blah blah

    03/04/2015 12:19:10 PM PST · by hattend · 21 replies
    We will not prosecute cop in Ferguson but it's all whitey's fault
  • After Shaking Hands With People We Like To Sniff Our Hands: Thanks, Chemosignals

    03/04/2015 11:51:01 AM PST · by Citizen Zed · 43 replies
    Medical Daily ^ | 3-4-2015 | Anthony Rivas
    Anyone who’s ever seen two dogs interacting with each other knows they love sniffing each other’s butts. Why? Because their powerful noses are able to pick up loads of information, including the other dog’s gender, diet, and emotional state. Dogs aren’t the only ones to behave this way; rats and primates do as well, including humans, according to a new study. And when it comes to the way we do it, you may have never even noticed it. The study, from researchers at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel, found that many of us sniff our hands after a...
  • Viral skeleton video sends powerful message

    03/04/2015 11:16:46 AM PST · by Citizen Zed · 42 replies
    whio ^ | 3-4-2015
    A new video from the "Ad Council" is really striking a cord on social media.  The video, which is part of "The Love Has No Labels" campaign features a giant screen positioned on a stage in front of a crowd. On the screen we see x-ray-style skeletons hugging, kissing and dancing. Then, the "skeletons" move from behind the screen to reveal their physical forms. When they step out, we see everything from couples of different races, to a child with a disability, to same-sex families. "While the vast majority of Americans consider themselves unprejudiced, many of us unintentionally make snap judgments...
  • Leonardo DiCaprio and Netflix partner on 'fact-based' films

    03/04/2015 10:50:56 AM PST · by Citizen Zed · 22 replies
    kcra ^ | 3-4-2015 | cnn
    Leonardo DiCaprio, one of the most famous actors in Hollywood, has agreed to a partnership with Netflix to produce documentaries for the streaming service. With the multi-year deal, DiCaprio and his production company "Appian Way" will identify and develop "fact-based" projects focusing on environment and conservation for Netflix. "There's never been a more critical time for our planet or more of a need for gifted storytellers to help us all make sense of the issues we face," DiCaprio said in a statement Wednesday. "I hope to give documentary filmmakers doing urgent and important work the chance to have their films...
  • There are literally tons of human poop on Mount Everest

    03/04/2015 8:43:00 AM PST · by Citizen Zed · 70 replies
    vox ^ | 3-4-2015 | Joseph Stromberg
    Mount Everest has a feces problem. Each year, hundreds of people attempt to climb the world's tallest mountain, spending weeks at four camps en route to adjust to the low levels of oxygen in the air. It's now estimated that they leave behind up to 26,500 pounds of excrement annually — and it's getting to the point where the pits of poop and urine surrounding these camps are becoming a serious environmental and health problem. "It is a health hazard and the issue needs to be addressed," Dawa Steven Sherpa, an Everest expedition leader since 2008, told the AP Tuesday....
  • Tsarnaev's lawyer admits he carried out Boston bombing

    03/04/2015 8:28:24 AM PST · by Citizen Zed · 46 replies
    fox ^ | 3-4-2015 | DENISE LAVOIE AP Legal Affairs Writer
    "He believed that he was a soldier in a holy war against Americans," Assistant U.S. Attorney William Weinreb said. "He also believed that by winning that victory, he had taken a step toward reaching paradise. That was his motive for committing these crimes." A shaggy-haired, goateed Tsarnaev, 21, slouched in his seat and looked at Weinreb as the prosecutor launched into his opening statement. Three people were killed and more than 260 hurt when two pressure-cooker bombs exploded near the finish line seconds apart on April 15, 2013. Tsarnaev is accused of carrying out the attacks with his older brother,...
  • UN: World Eating Too Much Sugar; Cut to 5-10 Percent of Diet

    03/04/2015 7:48:55 AM PST · by Citizen Zed · 31 replies
    abc news ^ | 3-4-2015 | MARIA CHENG AP Medical Writer
    Put down the donut. And while you're at it, skip the breakfast cereal, fruit juice, beer and ketchup. New guidelines from the World Health Organization says the world is eating too much sugar and people should slash their sugar intake to just 5 to 10 percent of their overall calories. The guidelines, released Wednesday after a year of consultations, are focused on the added sugars in processed food and those in honey, syrups and fruit juices. The advice does not apply to naturally occurring sugars in fruits, vegetables and milk. "We have solid evidence that keeping intake of (added) sugars...
  • Will Netanyahu's speech pave the way to ending Israel not signing Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty?

    03/04/2015 7:33:23 AM PST · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 26 replies
    3/4/2015 | Laissez-Faire Capitalist
    The NPT was signed in 1968 and became affective in 1970. Concerning non signatories for the NPT (Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty), Pakistan, India, Israel and South Sudan fall into this list. North Korea withdrew from it, and the rest of the world is either a recognized nuclear weapon state ratifier, a recognized nuclear weapon state acceder, and so on. There are five nuclear weapons states from the NPT (the U.S., Russia, China, France and Great Britain), other states known and/or highly suspect for possessing nuclear weapons (Israel) and states suspected of developing nuclear weapons (Saudi Arabia, Iran and others). There are...
  • Charlotte City Council Narrowly Votes Down Transgender Protection Proposal

    03/04/2015 6:10:29 AM PST · by Citizen Zed · 8 replies
    Christian News Network ^ | 3-4-2015 | Heather Clark
    Council Member Kenny Smith said that he does not feel it is appropriate for people who are biologically of the opposite sex to share such a private and personal space as a restroom. “I am not comfortable taking my six-year-old daughter into the men’s room, nor is it acceptable for me to go into the women’s room,” he stated. “And I think I should have full faith and confidence as I send my daughter into the restroom, who’s in that restroom.” Council Member Al Austin, a homosexual, disagreed with those who expressed hesitation and stated that those council members were...
  • Putin seeks to secure Russia against "disgraceful political murders"

    03/04/2015 5:41:50 AM PST · by Citizen Zed · 2 replies
    Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin has asked the  law enforcement agencies to make the country secure against what  he called “disgrace of political murders." “The most serious attention should be paid to high-profile crimes, including those having political motives," Putin said at the meeting of the Board of the Russian Interior Ministry on Wednesday. He was referring to last week’s murder of prominent opposition leader Boris Nemtsov. “Russia should be made secure at last from the disgrace and tragedies of the kind we all experienced and witnessed just recently. I am referring to the daring killing of Boris Nemtsov in...
  • Eagles, Bills to swap LeSean McCoy for Kiko Alonso

    03/04/2015 4:29:38 AM PST · by Perdogg · 14 replies
    he Philadelphia Eagles and Buffalo Bills agreed to a rare blockbuster challenge trade on Tuesday, sending shockwaves through the NFL. The Eagles are flipping two-time All-Pro running back LeSean McCoy to Buffalo in exchange for linebacker Kiko Alonso, NFL Media columnist Michael Silver reports, via a source involved in the deal. The swap will not become official until the new league year starts on March 10.
  • Morning with the Quinn & Rose Gang! March 4, 2015

    03/04/2015 3:03:57 AM PST · by sneakers · 13 replies
    Formerly the "Quinn and Rose Morning Show" thread, our friendly group continues to meet to start the day as we await the return of our favorite morning talk show - possibly sometime this month! So if you are preparing to go to work, are getting home from work - or happily retired - stop in and say mornin' and share the latest news, discuss the weather, share a recipe, or whatever!
  • A Psychologist’s Perspective on Kanye West

    03/04/2015 1:32:47 AM PST · by thesligoduffyflynns · 22 replies
    Shrink Tank ^ | today | self
  • ObamaLaw

    03/04/2015 2:08:38 AM PST · by thesligoduffyflynns · 6 replies
    This looks like Hitler all over again-is obama using Hitler's playbook? Brownshirts?

    03/04/2015 1:06:02 AM PST · by SWAMPSNIPER · 27 replies
    03/04/15 | ME
    I almost shed a tear but it was the garlic.They haven't heard about the RACIST Nobel Prize Committee yet.
  • Men in IS beheading video identified as Malaysians

    03/04/2015 12:32:22 AM PST · by Citizen Zed · 3 replies
    KUALA LUMPUR, March 4 — Police have identified two Malaysians in a video showing a human decapitation by the Islamic State jihadist group in Syria last month. According to The Star on its website today, the federal police’s counter-terrorism unit have determined the two to be Mohd Faris Anwar, 20, and Muhamad Wandy Muhamad Jedi, 26. In the video released on February 20, Mohd Faris is reportedly depicted indicating with his index finger while Muhamad Wandy is believed to be the camera operator. According to Bukit Aman Special Branch Counter Terrorism Division senior official Datuk Ayub Khan, Mohd Faris is...
  • Yes, Global Warming Put Free Republic Off-Line

    03/03/2015 7:22:53 PM PST · by PROCON · 36 replies
    Mar. 3, 2015 | Vanity
    This global warming is becoming scary when it can put Free Republic off-line.Is global warming net neutrality's excuse for stifling conservative talk?
  • Curt Schilling Goes Full Dad Mode, Gets Revenge When His 17-Year-Old Daughter Is Bullied Online

    03/03/2015 4:28:01 PM PST · by lowbridge · 50 replies ^ | march 3, 2015 | oliver darcy
    Baseball legend Curt Schilling penned a scathing column Sunday targeting a group of individuals who sent sexually derogatory tweets to his daughter over the weekend. It started when Schilling tweeted a simple congratulatory message to his 17-year-old daughter Gabby for getting accepted into college. Moments later, Schilling and Gabby’s Twitter accounts were flooded with vulgar, sexually-explicit messages that TheBlaze has chosen not to reprint. Being a father, Schilling could not stand by and do nothing. The legendary pitcher penned a blistering columnon his blog. -snip In his blog post, Shilling particularly targeted two individuals and published screen shots of the comments...
  • Palin on Obama Admin Skipping Bibi Address: ‘Shocking Insult to Our Ally’

    03/03/2015 3:53:24 PM PST · by Cringing Negativism Network · 37 replies ^ | 3 Mar 2015 | by Tony Lee
    Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin said it was a “shocking insult” to America’s ally Israel that President Barack Obama and members of his administration snubbed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by not attending his Tuesday address to a joint session of Congress.
  • Feel free to delete my account (I'm done)

    03/03/2015 1:23:10 PM PST · by ReganDude · 143 replies
    I've gathered enough information on Freepers. Feel free to delete this account. Have a wonderful day! ;-)
  • 5 Ways ‘Parks And Recreation’ Turned Into Socialist Propaganda

    03/03/2015 11:32:29 AM PST · by OddLane · 39 replies
    Thought Catalog ^ | January 23, 2015 | Michael Malice
    There are countless television shows that far outstayed their welcome, becoming almost unwatchable self-parodies by the end. The Drew Carey Show, The Office, and Scrubs are three extreme examples of this phenomenon. As series drag on, show fans become show writers and what ends up happening is effectively fanfic on screen. It’s why The Simpsons still makes the same jokes again and again. Parks and Recreation isn’t unwatchable yet, but boy is it close. This is a shame. While the series was never great, it was still one of the most consistent sitcoms of the last decade. All the characters...
  • Obama: Nothing new in Netanyahu's Congress speech

    03/03/2015 11:20:51 AM PST · by Citizen Zed · 25 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 3-3-2015 | Reuters
    US President Barack Obama on Tuesday told reporters "as far as I can tell, there was nothing new" in Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's address to Congress panning US-led nuclear talks with Iran. "The prime minister didn't offer any viable alternatives," Obama said, urging Congress to wait to evaluate a nuclear deal with Iran until an agreement is finalized. Obama said that he would only agree to a deal that prevents Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon. "Even officials in Netanyahu's government have acknowleged that Iran has lived up to its end of the interim deal," he said. Obama also...
  • Chris Matthews: Netanyahu Speech a Foreign ‘Takeover Attempt’

    03/03/2015 11:16:31 AM PST · by nikos1121 · 38 replies
    NRO ^ | 3/3/2015 | Brendan Bordelon
    MSNBC’s Chris Matthews saw a nefarious aim behind Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech before a joint session of Congress on Tuesday, claiming his discussion on the Iranian nuclear talks represented nothing less than a “takeover attempt” by a foreign leader. “Let me get to the heart of this now,” he told host Thomas Roberts. “This man, from a foreign government, walked into the United States legislative chamber and tried to take over U.S. foreign policy.” “Mm-hmm,” Roberts said approvingly. “He said, ‘You should trust me, not your president, on this,’” Matthews continued. “‘I am the man you should trust, I...