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  • Brexit: Who's next?

    06/24/2016 8:51:06 AM PDT · by MNDude · 42 replies
    I am not to familiar with European politics. Does anyone know enough to know which other country or countries may follow suit and declare independence from the EU?
  • NASCAR driver Mike Wallace, daughter beaten outside concert in NC

    06/19/2016 7:47:02 PM PDT · by aomagrat · 94 replies
    WIS TV ^ | 19 June 2016 | Michael Campbel
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WWBT) - A veteran of the NASCAR circuit and his daughter are recovering at a North Carolina hospital after they were allegedly attacked outside a concert in Charlotte. According to a post shared by former NASCAR driver Kenny Wallace on Twitter, his brother and fellow NASCAR driver Mike Wallace, along with Mike's daughter Lindsay were beaten as they were leaving a Rascal Flatts concert in Charlotte at the PNC Amphitheater Friday evening. Kenny went on to say that the men "continued to kick Mike in the face while Mike was 'knocked out'" in a series of tweets Sunday...
  • Check out the latest about Obama...

    06/15/2016 8:10:23 PM PDT · by Hildy · 33 replies
    June 15, 2016 | Hildy
    My friend sent this out along with her end of day report. My friend works for Congressman Tent Franks: "Florida Governor Rick Scott said that President Obama has not called him. Moreover, the administration has refused his request to identify the whereabouts of Syrian refugees resettled in Florida. Governor Scott is concerned that adequate background checks have not been performed, resulting in additional security risks at a time (Ramadan) when terrorist attacks traditionally spike."
  • Ransomware Now Comes With Live Chat Support

    06/13/2016 7:24:03 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 12 replies
    DarkReading ^ | 6/10/2016 | Jai Vijayan
    Ransomware Now Comes With Live Chat Support Victims of a new version of Jigsaw now have access to live chat operators to help them through the ransom payment process, Trend Micro says. Getting hit by ransomware is nasty business at any time. But victims of some new variants of a ransomware sample called Jigsaw should count themselves a tad luckier than others. The purveyors of the malware have considerately introduced a new live chat feature that gives victims a way to directly contact their extortionists and negotiate a ransom payment. Instead of requiring customers to go to dark web sites,...
  • Alco-Gates Trial Will Force Drivers to Take Breath Test Before Leaving Car Parks in Victoria

    06/02/2016 9:22:59 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 17 replies
    A new Victorian State Government trial will force drivers to pass a breathalyser test before leaving licensed venues. The 'alco-gates' will see breath tests linked to the boom gates at car parks via sensors, and were announced as part of the State Governments Towards Zero 2016-2020 road strategy. If drivers fail the breath test, the boom gate will prevent them from leaving and they will be made to wait until they are sober or take a taxi home. The trial will begin at a small number of pubs and clubs initially, before being rolled out further if successful. Those affected...
  • Teacher turns herself in after allegedly getting pregnant by 13-year-old

    06/01/2016 6:21:49 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 110 replies
    NYPost ^ | June 1, 2016
    A 24-year-old middle school teacher accused of having a months-long affair with a 13-year-old student who got her pregnant turned herself in Wednesday afternoon. Alexandria Vera was booked on charges of continuous sexual abuse of a child and released on $100,000 bail a day after Houston police issued a warrant for the raven-haired English teachers arrest. She met and fell in love with the boy last summer at Stovall Middle School in Houston, according to court documents obtained by ABC
  • Paul McCartney: 'I was depressed after the Beatles broke up'

    05/24/2016 1:32:39 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 99 replies
    BBC News ^ | May 24, 2016 | Mark Savage
    Sir Paul McCartney has talked candidly about the depression he suffered after The Beatles broke up, confessing he considered giving up music altogether. Speaking to BBC Radio 4's Mastertapes, he said he had been at a loss when the band fell apart in acrimony in 1970. "It was difficult to know what to do after The Beatles. How do you follow that?" ... The Beatles officially split in 1970 with the release of Let It Be, but the seeds of their demise were sown a year earlier, when the band appointed Allen Klein as their manager, against Sir Paul's wishes...

    05/23/2016 12:37:59 PM PDT · by dvan · 50 replies
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  • Guy Clark - RIP

    05/17/2016 8:27:32 AM PDT · by tx_eggman · 24 replies ^ | 5/17/2016 | Roberto Villalpando
    Guy Clark is dead at 74
  • Is this one of the Hillary trolls hired by David Brock with Soros' million dollars?

    05/16/2016 7:57:38 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 16 replies
    twitter ^ | 5-16-16
    Go to the link and read the responses from the newbie. This is what the paid Hillary hacks do. And she claims "God first" in her bio. God approves of the rapist husband and the wife who then destroys the victims.
  • Lou Dobbs Tonight

    05/16/2016 6:57:02 PM PDT · by sarasotarepublican · 20 replies
    Lou Dobbs on fire tonight. He was interviewing Congressman Steve King. You have to watch the re run at 11:30 pm tonight on Fox BusiMessage.
  • Wy Trump should pick Ben Carson for VP

    05/12/2016 7:29:01 PM PDT · by MagillaX · 95 replies
    After review of the candidates I am back to my original thought that Dr Ben Carson would be best for VP. My initial thought the best selection would be Rubio but after his latest tantrum when he was excluded from the VP selection confirms he is not ready for the big show. I still love the Trump and Christie stage presence but I am not yet convinced it will help gain votes. I know some people still want a women but introducing a new face brings in the unknown and pushes Melania off the stage. And there is Trump and...
  • Johnny Carson comments on illegals

    05/09/2016 6:21:18 PM PDT · by ealgeone · 12 replies
    The Tonight Show ^ | 09/01/77 | johnny carson
    His bit on this begins at the 6:04 mark. Amazing how some things never change. Listen to the solutions he notes Carter proposes.
  • Bill Mitchell:I wish I could sit down with #NeverTrump and ask them, "When YOU say Conservative, wha

    05/07/2016 9:36:28 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 99 replies
    I wish I could sit down with #NeverTrump and ask them, "When YOU say Conservative, what the hell do YOU mean?"
  • My Theory on Kasich

    05/04/2016 8:48:08 PM PDT · by fred4prez · 60 replies
    Vanity | Vanity
    Anyone else think Kasich must have had a gentlemen's agreement with Trump? Why else would he stay in the race for weeks/months after it was obvious his polls weren't going much higher? Though he didn't have much hope of winning, his staying in divided the "not Trump" vote, siphoning valuable votes and momentum away from Cruz. Just my two cents. I wouldn't be surprised at all to see Kasich as the VP nominee, especially since he could deliver Ohio in November.
  • MASTER THREAD for those who are leaving FR -- stop the crap individual goodbye threads

    05/03/2016 7:29:25 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 243 replies
    FR ^ | dfu
    Here you go. Say bye bye here instead of wasting our time on your individual crybaby threads. Jim doesn't have to remove your account. Just quit posting.
  • Time is now for Trump to pick Rubio for VP

    05/03/2016 6:58:48 PM PDT · by MagillaX · 233 replies
    First the reason the time now to pick Rubio is to beat Hillary to the punch with picking an hispanic. Second reason why. It locks up almost all of the southern states. Rubio did well in Virginia and will also help in Nevada. This leaves Ohio for Trump to win. It also helps him compete in Minnesota and New Mexico. This will allow Trump to put resources in the some of the Northeast states making Hillary compete in states they would not normally compete in. Some argue for a women to cancel out the woman card or a black American....
  • Vanity: The Next Vice President of the US, Governor Susana Martinez (chance to start the vetting)

    04/28/2016 9:19:10 PM PDT · by morphing libertarian · 118 replies
    Self, various web sites ^ | April 28, 2016 | Self
    I place this name in nomination as the republican candidate for Vice President of the United States.
  • *vanity* Mark Levin still at it

    04/27/2016 8:13:50 PM PDT · by Kevin in California · 105 replies
    04-27-2016 | Me
    What has happened to him? I used to listen to him religiously everyday on my way home from work. However, over the last 3 weeks or so, I rarely tune him in as I'm tired of his continuous Trump bashing. So today, I figured if I tuned him in, he'd finally admit that Cruz was done after the Trump rout last night. But what does he do on his opening monologue today? Yep, he continues his bashing and whining about Trump meeting up with Bobby Knight today. After 4-5 minutes of his crap, I finally tuned him out and listened...
  • Fox News: Cruz Campaign accused of "dirty tricks"

    04/23/2016 9:19:01 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 91 replies
    Twitter ^ | 4/23/2016 | Dan Scavino
    Fox News: Cruz Campaign accused of "dirty tricks"
  • Say goodbye to paypal

    04/14/2016 1:28:30 PM PDT · by budj · 42 replies
    AFA | 4/14/16 | self
    I got an email from the AFA today. It said, in part: "If you have a PayPal account, join American Family Association and cancel it today. Also, be sure to let PayPal know why you are canceling. TAKE ACTION Cancel your PayPal account today. Here's how: To close your account: Call: 1-888-221-1161 -Or- 1. Log in to your PayPal account online. 2. Click the Profile icon next to "Log Out." 3. Click "Close your account" under "Account options." If you don't have a PayPal account, you can still call and share your concern. If you're looking for an alternative to...
  • (Vanity) The Republican Party Says Your Vote No Longer Counts

    04/09/2016 9:00:02 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 157 replies
    April 9, 2016
    The Republican party is not winnning friends or influencing people by saying to the Republican voters in 2016 your vote no long counts.  Think about it!  The popular vote has always been honored by the Delegates unless it was very, very close like in 1952.  We have a public election.  We have all this money being spent.  We have false advertising that say things like, “go vote”, “one man one vote”, “one woman one vote”, “every vote counts”, “you decide 2008”, “you decide 2012” and “you decide 2016”. Now because the Establishment candidates have lost in the Republican Primary....  They...
  • Free Republic DNS entry seems to be gone

    04/04/2016 2:27:46 PM PDT · by Pox · 284 replies
    N/A | 04/04/2016 | N/A
    I was surfing FR this afternoon and suddenly was unable to access any page on FR and the error stated the server could not be found. I located the IP address,, of the server and then added an entry into my PC's host file and I can now see FR again. I still do not see a DNS entry for FR, and that is interesting.
  • What are gypsies afraid of (Vanity)

    03/30/2016 2:53:52 PM PDT · by null and void · 168 replies
    nully's mite peculiar mind | 3/30/16 | nully
    Pure vanity for the very best of reasons (less about that later). What repels gypsies? What is their cross, their holy water, their sunlight? I have a friend who needs to ward one off.
  • Should we just have our flags permanently at half mast?

    03/23/2016 6:43:59 AM PDT · by MNDude · 33 replies
    Is it just me, or is our flag being lowered to half more and more all the time? Here are the times the US flag has been flown at half mast in the past 6 months (many times for a week at a time.) US - 3/22/2016 US Flags at Half Staff Honoring the Victims of the Attacks in Brussels, Belgium US - 3/7/2016 US Flags at Half-Staff Honoring Nancy Reagan US - 2/13/2016 US Flags at Half Staff Honoring Antonin Scalia US - 12/3/2015 US Flags at Half-Staff - Honoring The Victims Of The Attack In San Bernardino, California...
  • What'll happen at a brokered convention. (your predictions)

    03/18/2016 6:35:33 AM PDT · by MNDude · 152 replies
    If the GOP nominee goes to a brokered convention, what do you predict will happen? Who will they pick as the nominee? How will the Trump voters respond?
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Just Hangin' Cafe ~ 11 March 2016

    03/10/2016 5:58:11 PM PST · by beachn4fun · 102 replies
    March 10, 2016 | Canteen Crew
    FR CANTEEN MISSION STATEMENT Showing support and boosting the morale of our military and our allied military and the family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. FReeper Canteen Just Hangin' Cafe Come on in, we're open Need a place just to hang out? This is it. We serve coffee, tea,or maybe a tall brew? Topped off with great conversation and music. No worries in the FReeper Canteen Just Hangin' Cafe. Grab a glass and start a conversation. You never know who you might meet in the Cafe. Glad you could join us. Enjoy your stay. Our...
  • Historic Atrocities of the Democrats

    03/10/2016 4:30:37 PM PST · by MNDude · 43 replies
    I've heard several times that most of America's most shamelful moments, that the Democrats blame on America, were actually done by the Democrats-- Slavery, Japanese Internment camps, etc. I was wondering if anyone here had a list of all of these historic horrible acts done by the democrat party?
  • Have you changed your talk radio listening choices due to the candidate they support?

    03/07/2016 5:43:56 PM PST · by MNDude · 137 replies
    This is the most heated GOP primary I remember by far. It seems like there are very strong supporters and haters of Trump. Many talk radio hosts seem to take have taken sides. Prager, Medved, Hewitt, (and slightly Glenn Beck) are against Trump. Limbaugh seems to give Trump moderate support. I'm wondering if anyone has completely stopped listening to any talk show hosts because of their current stances and comments they may have made about your favorite or least favorite candidate.
  • Informal Poll

    03/03/2016 4:23:58 PM PST · by MNDude · 57 replies
    Now that the primaries have started.... - Who is your first choice of GOP nominee? - Who is your second choice? - Anything that might make you change your mind? (other than your candidate dropping out - What state are you located in?
  • Which Republicans will speak at Democrat convention?

    03/03/2016 10:20:46 AM PST · by MNDude · 27 replies
    It's an old tradition to have a republican (or former) to speak at a democrat party or a Democrat (or former) to speak at a Republican convention. If Trump is the GOP nominee, which well known Republicans do your predict will end up speaking on behalf of Hilary?
  • Risen movie for Children?

    02/25/2016 9:11:55 AM PST · by MNDude · 21 replies
    Has anyone here seen the new movie Risen? Is it any good? How safe or unsafe is it for bringing children to see?
  • Photos: Inside Guantanamo

    02/23/2016 5:39:25 PM PST · by MarvinStinson · 60 replies
    A selection of lunch meals offered to detainees are displayed in a food preparation area.Automobile magazines are among the reading material available at the detainee library, March 7, 2013.Harry Potter movies are among the titles available at the detainee library inside Camp Delta,
  • Welcome to the 2016 Nascar Chase for the Cup - Spring Segment

    02/19/2016 6:52:07 AM PST · by ican'tbelieveit · 441 replies
  • Microsoft ditches Skype Managed Accounts

    02/17/2016 8:31:11 PM PST · by Utilizer · 5 replies
    iTnews ^ | Feb 18 2016 8:43AM (AUS) | Juha Saarinen
    Microsoft will remove Managed Accounts from the standalone Skype communications application from March 30 this year and replace them with standard personal accounts. Skype Managed Accounts is a feature that allows a central administrator to create and maintain accounts for the program. It is aimed at business users, and part of the web-based Skype Manager administration utility. But Managed Accounts will soon be transitioned into standard personal Skype accounts, subject to Microsoft's consumer terms of use, the company said. Allocated Skype credits, subscriptions and numbers will be moved to the personal accounts. Administrators will need to ensure that a valid...
  • It may sound crazy now but it's very possible Trump will pick Cruz as VP [vanity]

    02/16/2016 7:04:51 PM PST · by springwater13 · 154 replies
    At the end of the day, it's about business. Trump doesn't have the organization Cruz does and won't want to spend the money to build it from scratch. Picking Cruz as Veep allows him to get his organization "wholesale" out of "bankruptcy" at a price that can't be beat "free." Donald's not stupid. He'll make the deal if Cruz is agreeable to it and they can figure out a working partnership.
  • Grading the South Carolina Debate: Trump, Carson, Rubio, Cruz, Kasich, Bush

    02/14/2016 4:36:44 AM PST · by xzins · 239 replies
    Opinion ^ | 14 Feb 16 | Xzins
    1. Trump, A+ -- Fought like a champion. Finally, someone with the guts to call out our nation for being 15 years at war, still killing our sons and daughters so politicians can put a feather in their cap, and most of them calling for more war. Bush wants BWIII, Bush War III 2. Carson, A-, quietly but effectively said that he was in it for the people, that he'd been asked to run, and that he wasn't there for any other reason. Outstanding. 3. Rubio, B+, Say what you like, but Rubio wiped the floor with Cruz on the...
  • If I wanted to cripple America (Vanity)

    02/05/2016 8:31:07 PM PST · by Crucial · 14 replies
    02/05/2016 | Myself
    What's the best way to cripple America? Well, for one, I'd do it in secret because angry Americans are historically pretty lethal. Secondly, I would do it slowly so that even though I will be boiling the frog, he won't notice until it's too late. I would befriend people high up in the government or rise to high posts in the government. Then, I would strike at the heart of America because when you want to kill something you strike at its most vital part. All this is pretty common sense so far, right? So what is the most vital...
  • Email from Rick Santorum

    02/03/2016 7:35:54 PM PST · by Engraved-on-His-hands · 18 replies
    Rick Santorum | February 3, 2016 | Rick Santorum
    Thanks for standing with me all of these years. Your steadfast support and commitment to fighting important conservative battles has meant so much to Karen and me. As you may have heard, I announced tonight that I will be ending my Presidential campaign. While the results were not what we had hoped, the experience of running for President was tremendously gratifying and something I won't soon forget. And as Karen and I discussed leaving the Presidential race, we also talked about who we should support now that I am stepping aside. There are many qualified, conservative candidates in the race...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Just Hangin' Cafe ~ 29 January 2016

    01/28/2016 5:58:09 PM PST · by beachn4fun · 111 replies
    January 28, 2016 | Canteen Crew
    FR CANTEEN MISSION STATEMENT Showing support and boosting the morale of our military and our allied military and the family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. FReeper Canteen Just Hangin' Cafe Come on in, we're open Need a place just to hang out? This is it. We serve coffee, tea,or maybe a tall brew? Topped off with great conversation and music. No worries in the FReeper Canteen Just Hangin' Cafe. Grab a glass and start a conversation. You never know who you might meet in the Cafe. Glad you could join us. Enjoy your stay. Our...
  • KFC's secret recipe for Africa

    01/15/2016 7:03:34 PM PST · by ScottWalkerForPresident2016 · 19 replies
    CNN ^ | 01/15/2016 | Earl Nurse
    With over 1,000 restaurants in the continent, KFC is the leading fast food chain in Africa. But its dominance is limited to South Africa, home to about 80 percent of them. Despite its success, the company faces many challenges as they try to establish the brand in other regions, for example by making sure its food is relevant and recognizable to Africans. Serving jollof rice, a spicy dish native to West Africa, is one way in which KFC is improvising to win over palates in Africa’s largest economy, Nigeria.

    01/01/2016 7:21:40 PM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 28 replies
    Facebook ^ | 1/1/2016 | Donald Trump
  • Santa and Rudolph Caught on Camera

    I know a guy who wanted to catch Santa on camera for his daughter last year. So this guy called his crazy friend (Freepers?) to help set up a camera to catch not only Santa but also Rudolph on camera. Yes, Santa really did come out of the dirty fireplace and yes he really did bring a large reindeer into the house! Check it out!
  • Trump doing MAN SHOW tour (VANITY)

    12/16/2015 8:02:46 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 19 replies
    Kimmel tonight. Adam Carolla's podcast Friday.
  • Actor James Woods survives multi-car wreck on icy Glenwood Canyon portion of I-70 in Colorado

    12/15/2015 8:24:48 PM PST · by beaversmom · 118 replies
    The Denver Channel 7 News ^ | December 15, 2015
    GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. - Actor James Woods says God and his Jeep saved him from a near-catastrophic pileup in Colorado. The 68-year-old actor and six other drivers wrecked in the Glenwood Canyon portion of I-70 on Monday. Woods recounted the crash, which nearly sent him over a cliff, in more than a dozen tweets. He wrote another man was driving 75 mph on icy roads and spun out. According to Woods, he hit a wall trying to avoid the other vehicle, and spun in the opposite direction going 60 mph. "Huge drop 100 feet into river below, but the guardrail...
  • Brokered conventions - very simplified (vanity)

    12/12/2015 8:34:44 PM PST · by EveningStar · 53 replies
    Multiple links in body of thread | December 12, 2015
    What is a brokered convention? A candidate must secure a majority - not just a plurality - of votes prior to the convention. If a candidate has not secured a majority of votes prior to the convention, then there will be a first ballot at the convention. Delegates must vote to their pledged candidate on the first ballot. If after the first ballot, there is still no majority, then the convention becomes brokered. At this time, the delegates are released from their pledges and the deal making begins. The last GOP brokered convention was in 1948. The last Democratic brokered...
  • Thread pulled out of Chat

    12/12/2015 2:01:29 PM PST · by logi_cal869 · 93 replies
    12/12/2015 | self
    My thread was pulled by JR labeled 'garbage'. I still don't know if there's any merit to the BS I sourced. I was looking for others' feedback on it and whether or not there was anything but Trump's interview denial on it in dealing with the topic being used to smear Trump. The article was thrust in my face by a former friend that campaigned for Zero and I wanted to nail him. I would understand such a thread being pulled out of 'news'. I did not do that. It was in CHAT. If requested feedback from FReepers in CHAT...
  • Nighttime visitors around the world?

    12/06/2015 7:19:21 PM PST · by MNDude · 51 replies
    As you know, most American kids get visited by Santa at Christmas, the Easter Bunny at Easter, and the tooth fairy after losing a tooth. I guess some weird kids might get visited by the Great Pumpkin. Being married to a Mexican, I know that kids there visited by The Reyes Magos (the Wisemen) shortly after Christmas, and a tooth mouse when they lose teeth. I believe in Some places in Holland the good kids get a Christmas by Saint Nick, and the bad ones from his black faced friend ( Zwart Piet?). I'm curious if anyone here knows about...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Just Hangin' Cafe ~ 4 December 2015

    12/03/2015 5:57:48 PM PST · by beachn4fun · 120 replies
    December 3, 2015 | Canteen Crew
    FR CANTEEN MISSION STATEMENT Showing support and boosting the morale of our military and our allied military and the family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. FReeper Canteen Just Hangin' Cafe Come on in, we're open Need a place just to hang out? This is it. We serve coffee, tea, hot cocoa, conversation and music. Our AWESOME military, our AWESOME allies, and their families are welcomed and honored here. No worries in the FReeper Canteen Just Hangin' Cafe. Pull up a chair. Grab a cup and start a conversation. You never know who you might meet...
  • If you could ask Obama one question ...

    11/20/2015 8:21:04 PM PST · by MNDude · 90 replies
    Suppose Baraq Obama was on national television tied up with Wonder Woman's magic lasso and he would be forced to answer completely and truthfully whatever question you were to present to him. What ONE question would you ask him if he would have to answer truthfully with the entire world watching?