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  • Remove the Tyrant. Reverse the Tyranny.

    11/24/2014 11:20:37 AM PST · by Jacquerie · 24 replies
    Vanity
    Elections no longer serve their intended purpose, to temporarily empower others to make law on our behalf, subject to constitutional limitations. Obama plainly said last week that the outcome of the midterms meant the exact opposite of its results. He will issue diktats on behalf of those who didn’t vote! His first act was to lead a barbarian invasion across our southern border. A last ditch defense of our republic demands two actions. First, the virus that afflicts our governing body, Barack Obama, must be excised. If not, he will continue his scorched earth demonic march through our God given...
  • A Dictator's logic - Vanity

    11/24/2014 8:07:31 AM PST · by central_va · 8 replies
    11/24/14 | self
    OK the logic Obama used to ram home shAmnesty went along these lines - paraphrasing, "Congress needs to send me a bill fixing this broken immigration system. Since they didn't I was forced to act on my own. It is their fault not mine".It has been bothering since I heard that edict, where had I seen that type "logic" used before. Well in 1939 Hitler used that same logic when justifying the Polish invasion. "We tried to negotiate a peace with Poland, we wanted to occupy Poland without bloodshed. We could not negotiate with them so I was forced to...
  • (Vanity) 3.3 Earthquake in Dallas

    11/22/2014 7:33:35 PM PST · by Dallas59 · 57 replies
    11/21/2014 | Dallas59
    3.3 Centered in Irving Texas...Felt it in the 75230 zip area...rolled from side of the house to the other.
  • Dream executive orders of a Republican President-vanity

    11/22/2014 6:35:45 PM PST · by central_va · 85 replies
    Vanity | 11/22/14
    Ok this is a vanity, but what EO's would you like to see from a Conservative "Friendly" President. Turn about is fair play. "Stroke of the pen - law of the land. Pretty cool."
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Just Hangin' Cafe ~ 21 November 2014

    11/20/2014 5:58:49 PM PST · by beachn4fun · 106 replies
    November 20, 2014 | 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, 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. Grab a cup and start a conversation. You never know who you might meet in the Cafe. Glad you could...
  • Glenn Beck gives interesting immigration unfairness anecdote

    11/20/2014 11:31:05 AM PST · by MNDude · 36 replies
    I turned on the radio briefly to hear what Glenn Beck had to say about the amnesty EO. He said that he knows a homosexual married man, who has been trying so hard to go through the red-tape get his spouse into USA legally. I believe he said he'll have an interview with this man shortly. While I totally agree about his point of the unfairness of EO amnesty, I thought his example of someone trying to follow the law was rather odd, and very atypical of the average person waiting in line. Your thoughts?
  • Identity Fraud Pardons

    11/20/2014 6:02:25 AM PST · by The_Media_never_lie · 34 replies
    self | November 20, 2014 | self
    How can a pardon be granted to illegal aliens who have stolen Social Security numbers and other personal identities, and not to other citizens who may have done the same things for other reasons? I thought the laws applied equally to everyone. Is this legal? I guess it is if our Emperor says it is.
  • Funniest actors of all time?

    11/19/2014 6:43:29 PM PST · by MNDude · 242 replies
    There have been actors that have made people laugh since the days of Charlie Chaplin. We all have our favorites whether it's John Candy is or Robin Williams. Who do you think are the three funniest actors of all time?
  • Seminoles jersey

    11/15/2014 7:42:51 PM PST · by PeaRidge · 19 replies
    Wondering if anyone has noticed the Florida State...
  • Will Supreme Finally Destroy ObamaCare? (Put your money where your mouth is)

    11/12/2014 7:45:58 AM PST · by MNDude · 35 replies
    It was recently announced that the Supreme Court is taking another look at if the Federal subsidies are legal. http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3225355/posts Do you think SCOTUS will declare the Federal subsidies as illegal or do you think it’ll be another disappointment. If you make a guess on this thread, you must put your money where your mouth is though. If you are wrong, you agree to pay a $20 donation to FreeRepublic whenever the announcement is made (in June?). I am taking the position that the Supreme Court will again find a way to find this legal, and the atrocity will live...
  • Nascar SCS Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Spdwy Sunday November 16 on ESPN at 3:00 PM ET

    11/11/2014 5:21:35 PM PST · by ican'tbelieveit · 279 replies
  • Who's awake at this hour?

    11/09/2014 1:45:59 AM PST · by MNDude · 105 replies
    It's the middle of the night! (Or VERY early morning). Who's up at this time, and why?
  • Putin: ‘Love is the meaning of life’

    11/07/2014 12:34:34 PM PST · by Citizen Zed · 28 replies
    Russia Today ^ | 11-7-2014
    Vladimir Putin is known for his sharp wit, but musings on love are a relative novelty. In an unexpected remark Friday, the Russian president spoke of the “meaning of life,” saying that for him “in general” it is love that matters. Briefly digressing from politics, Putin ventured a philiosophical observation that “multifaceted” love is “the basis of all our actions” and the essence of being. "The meaning of our whole life and existence is love," Putin told his audience at the 15th Congress of the Russian Geographical Society. "It is love for the family, for the children, for the motherland....
  • Advice please: Dumping gmail and looking for email recommendations (Vanity)

    11/06/2014 1:59:06 PM PST · by tang-soo · 29 replies
    Self ^ | 11/6/2014 | Myself
    After about 10 years with gmail.com, I've decides to migrate to a new email address. I figure it will take few months, and will insert a forward rule in my current gmail account. I'd like to find another free provider if possible. I don't mind using a service that wraps advertising around received message, but I don't want to use a provide that wraps around sent messages. I know about reagan.com but they charge. I know they advertise explicitly that they do not browse messages for social engineering, advertising ... etc. That attracts me and if I do choose a...
  • Nascar SCS Quicken Loans Race For Heroes 500 at PIR Sunday November 9 on ESPN at 3:00 PM ET

    11/06/2014 6:57:02 AM PST · by ican'tbelieveit · 176 replies
  • Most contemptible defeated democrat?

    11/05/2014 5:45:13 PM PST · by MNDude · 43 replies
    In spirit of savoring the moment and pondering further of exactly who was defeated last night, I would like to ask, what 3 defeated democrats are the most detestable and disgusting? (I should probably say any 3 except Abortion Barbie, because I think that one'll might be too easy).
  • Open Letter to Mitch McConnell

    11/05/2014 10:16:26 AM PST · by ifinnegan · 39 replies
    Vanity | 11-5-14 | Self
    Open Letter to Mitch McConnell Congratulations on your win. It is commendable that you were able to keep another liberal Democrat from gaining a foothold in the US Senate. For that, you deserve thanks and credit.  Now, though, after the huge Republican win, it's time for you to recuse yourself from consideration for the Majority Leader position.  Unfortunately you have been too divisive and polarizing over the past year.  Your extreme comments against fellow Republicans make it such that you've spent too much goodwill among the whole Big Tent.  Your comments in fact amount to a conflict of interest in...
  • Know any good journalist Twitter feeds?

    11/04/2014 8:54:17 PM PST · by MNDude · 1 replies
    I am wishing to savor the moment by seeking out the Twitter feeds of liberal journalists. I'm not talking about the out of the closet liberals. I want to find a bunch of the usual journalists that always pretend to be an impartial source of truth while always twisting the information to suit their liberal agenda. A night like tonight many of them will probably blow their cover. Let's start finding some now. Any suggestions?
  • ‘Scandal’ sex scene airs right after ‘It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown,’ [on ABC]

    11/04/2014 8:51:30 AM PST · by grundle · 43 replies
    Washington Post ^ | November 3, 2014 | Emily Yahr
    For those who say network scheduling isn’t a big deal anymore thanks to DVRs, we turn your attention to what happened Thursday night on ABC. In a very jarring transition, the adorable end of the annual special “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” segued into “Scandal,” which happened to kick off with a very steamy sex scene. On Monday, the watchdog group Parents Television Council unleashed an angry statement at ABC condemning the abrupt shift in kid-centric programming to a very much not age-appropriate scene. After all, families are known to gather around the cartoon every year and may not...
  • Lena Dunham Isn't Doing Anything to Protect Other Women From Her Alleged Rapist

    11/03/2014 10:16:25 AM PST · by grundle · 25 replies
    brietbart ^ | October 10, 2014 | John Nolte
    "Girls" star and creator Lena Dunham has garnered a lot of praise and publicity for her role as a campus sexual assault activist, and yet she has thus far done nothing to protect other women from the man she claims sexually assaulted her on campus. In her just released memoir, the 28-year-old Dunham alleges that when she was a 19-year-old Oberlin College student, a "mustachioed campus Republican" named Barry raped her on Oberlin College property. Dunham also claims that she heard stories of Barry hurting two other women. One woman was "punched in the boobs" at a party. Another was...
  • Nascar SCS AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway Sunday November 2 on ESPN at 3:00 PM ET

    10/28/2014 3:52:04 PM PDT · by ican'tbelieveit · 134 replies
  • Inside The French First World War Soldier's Memorial Bedroom

    10/25/2014 8:10:03 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 18 replies
    Telegraph ^ | 10/22/2014 | Roy Mulholland
    Rochereau's books are arranged in neat piles on the mantelpiece, his collection of sabres hangs on a wall, and his bed is still covered by the same lace spread as when, nearly a century ago, he left home for the last time. A vial on the desk sports a label saying it contains "the earth of Flanders in which our dear child fell and which kept his remains for four years". On his bed the medals he was awarded for bravery, the croix de guerre and the Legion of Honour, are displayed in a glass case next to his képi...
  • Nascar SCS Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Sun Oct 26 on ESPN at 1:30 PM ET

    10/22/2014 3:58:05 PM PDT · by ican'tbelieveit · 125 replies
  • Nascar SCS Geico 500 at Talladega Superspeedway Sunday October 19 on ESPN at 2:00 PM ET

    10/14/2014 8:28:49 PM PDT · by ican'tbelieveit · 136 replies
  • Should Nationalizing Elections With Either The Koch Brothers Or Obama Be Eschewed?

    10/08/2014 7:13:33 AM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 31 replies
    10/8/2014 | Laissez-Faire Capitalist
    Should election campaigns and the candidates themselves - be it in Iowa with Bruce Braley (D) saying his rival Joni Ernst (R) is tied to the hip of the Koch Brothers or be it Tom Cotton in Arkansas (R) saying his rival Mark Pryor (D) is tied to the hip of Obama - eschew such tactics? In summation... Should both sides (be it the candidates and PACs on the Republican and Democrat side) eschew this political tactic, or should both sides continue to employ this tactic - and how is the MSM figuring into the dissemination of this political tactic?
  • Nascar SCS Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Spdwy Sat. October 11 on ABC at 7:30 PM ET

    10/06/2014 6:29:40 PM PDT · by ican'tbelieveit · 118 replies
  • Nascar SCS Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway Sunday October 5 on ESPN at 2:00 PM ET

    09/30/2014 8:06:24 PM PDT · by ican'tbelieveit · 60 replies
  • The Meaning of Crony Capitalism

    09/29/2014 8:16:53 PM PDT · by jespasinthru · 28 replies
    Vanity | 9/29/2014 | jespasinthru
    Last year I took an Ethics class at school. Our professor gave us a lecture about the pros and cons of Capitalism. And at the end of the lecture, he asked us if we could define "crony capitalism". We all drew a blank. We'd all heard the phrase, but we didn't quite understand it. So he broke it down to us in very simplistic terms: "Let's sat that you own a cow. And your neighbor owns one hundred cows. But he's so greedy that he wants your cow, too. So he bribes corrupt politicians to pass laws that will take...
  • Bill Gates Tops Forbes’ Richest Americans List For 21st Straight Year

    09/29/2014 8:14:43 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    Headlines and Global News ^ | 09/29/2014 | Emily Morgan
    An American worth less than $1.55 billion could not land on this year's "The Forbes 400," the annual ranking for the richest people in America. The cut-off increase from last year's $1.3 billion disqualified 113 poor billionaires for this year's list. Bill Gates once again lorded over his fellow wealthy Americans for the 21st consecutive year with a healthy $81 billion, up $9 billion from 2013. He outpaced Warren Buffet ($67 billion), Larry Ellison ($50 billion) and the Koch brothers' Charles and David (each worth $42 billion) to round out the top five. Michael Bloomberg ($35 billion) managed to slide...
  • Thank You Letters

    09/27/2014 7:35:29 PM PDT · by huckfillary · 12 replies
    Self ^ | September 26, 2014 | huckfillary
    When I was growing up, my mother made me write and send Thank You notes to each and every person who ever gave me a gift—Christmas gifts, birthday gifts, graduation gifts, you name it. It’s a habit I carried into adulthood. When my wife and I were married, we had Thank You cards in the mail within a week of the occasion. We have been blessed with a 17-year-old son. Ever since he’s been old enough to grasp a pen, he has been sending out Thank You cards for every gift received on every occasion. It’s only right and proper....
  • Wild Crash at Drag Strip [Video]

    09/24/2014 9:41:39 PM PDT · by South40 · 22 replies
    YouTube ^ | 9/20/2014
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uud7rcwhI5U&feature=player_embedded
  • 50 Things About Millennials That Make Corporate America Uncomfortable

    Per usual, no one knows what to make of us. Our parents scorn us, then praise us. They lament over our technological dependency, then ask us to set up their iPads. They tell us we’re lazy, then ask us for a loan. Our generation is an anomaly. We refuse to do things their way, so they call us entitled. We refuse to sit in cubicles, so they call us spoiled. We refuse to follow their plans, so they call us stubborn. What they are slowly realizing, however, is we’re not lazy, stubborn or entitled. We just refuse to accept things...
  • Nascar SCS AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway Sunday September 28 on ESPN at 2:00 PM ET

    09/23/2014 7:02:46 PM PDT · by ican'tbelieveit · 118 replies
  • What headline do you wish you would see tomorrow?

    09/20/2014 6:40:47 PM PDT · by MNDude · 83 replies
    President Impeached? (Your name) Wins Lottery? Giant Border Fence Going Up Today? What one headline would you wish to wake up to if you could?
  • Please Stop Telling Us Why We’re Leaving the Church

    OK, we get it. Millennials are leaving the church in droves! Sound the alarms! Circle the wagons! Not much makes me angrier than seeing those articles that make the rounds on Facebook every few months. You know the ones: a pastor claims to know why Millennials are really walking away from church. This particular article has proven especially resilient; it pops up in my Newsfeed every few months, to much acclaim. This one, the one that really pushed my buttons and prompted me to finally start the blog we’ve been talking about for a month now, calls these articles to...
  • Nascar SCS SYLVANIA 300 at NH Motor Speedway Sunday September 21 on ESPN at 2:00 PM ET

    09/15/2014 7:37:24 PM PDT · by ican'tbelieveit · 57 replies
  • Nascar SCS MYAFIBSTORY.COM 400 at Chicagoland Spdwy Sunday September 14 on ESPN at 2:00 PM ET

    09/09/2014 8:38:03 PM PDT · by ican'tbelieveit · 78 replies
  • Maine Elephant Care Center Vet Killed by Elephant

    09/09/2014 6:41:53 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 32 replies
    NBC News ^ | September 9, 2014
    PORTLAND, Maine — A veterinarian and co-founder of Hope Elephants, which cares for retired circus elephants, was killed Tuesday when one of the animals stepped on him, police said in ruling his death an accident.
  • Cow-Tipping, is it real?

    09/05/2014 10:32:31 AM PDT · by MNDude · 136 replies
    Many of us have heard of the mischievous act of sneaking up to sleeping cows in the middle of night and then shoving them over. When people talk about cow-tipping, I've usually heard of it as "matter of fact." (I know Minnesota is sometimes called a "cow-tipping state") I have grown up in the state of Minnesota all my life. In fact, most of my life, I've grown up in the farming communities where there plenty of cows. Yet, I have never seen actual cow tipping before, nor have ever known anyone that's admitted to doing this. Is this a...
  • Need an idea for an anniversary card

    09/03/2014 1:40:22 PM PDT · by MNDude · 36 replies
    About five years ago, a lawyer from Nigeria contacted me to let me know that I've inherited $30 million. All I have to do to send him $4500 and the $30 million is mine. I and a friend (actually another Freeper) have had so much fun leading this Nigerian on and on and on and on that he will get his $4500. We've had him jump through endless hoops, send us countless forms of (photo shopped) identification. We've even sent him $4 via Western Union, just so he would know that some money sent to him (he just didn't know...
  • Westerns director Andrew McLaglen dies aged 94

    09/03/2014 12:45:46 PM PDT · by Borges · 41 replies
    BBC ^ | 9/3/2014
    Director Andrew V McLaglen, who was best known for Westerns and action films including The Wild Geese and McLintock!, has died aged 94.
  • Nascar SCS Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond Intn'l Rcwy Sat September 6 on ABC at 7:30 PM ET

    09/02/2014 8:54:35 PM PDT · by ican'tbelieveit · 175 replies
  • Piers Morgan confirms he's leaving CNN on Twitter

    09/02/2014 1:30:37 PM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 44 replies
    Express ^ | Tue, September 2, 2014 | Stephanie Takyi
    PIERS MORGAN took to his Twitter page earlier on today to confirm that he has declined CNN's offer to renew his contract. He also revealed to his 4 million followers he was offered a 'new 2-year deal' by Cable News Network boss Jeff Zucker to host 40 big interview 'special' but declined the offer.
  • Nascar SCS Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway Sunday August 31 on ESPN at 7:30 PM ET

    08/27/2014 8:14:24 PM PDT · by ican'tbelieveit · 132 replies
  • A theological question about the afterlife

    08/26/2014 1:00:53 PM PDT · by MNDude · 111 replies
    I'm wondering if anyone here is Muslim, or is greatly knowledgeable about the Muslim religion. My one question is...What is the story of the 72 virgins waiting for Muslim martyrs? Were they humans that lived on earth and died or were they created just for the Muslim martyrs? Do they have any life outside being virgins waiting for martyrs? What awaits female Muslim martyrs in the afterlife? 72 male martyrs? Once a virgin has slept with a martyr, do they go on to a productive afterlife, or do they cease to exist? Also, why virgins? I guess no one wants...
  • Doctor Who fans, how was it?

    08/24/2014 5:10:55 AM PDT · by MNDude · 30 replies
    I understand a new season of Doctor Who with a new but older Doctor premiered last night. I didn't see it however. Just curious to hear impressions.
  • What movie would you like to see redone?

    08/23/2014 7:57:56 PM PDT · by MNDude · 159 replies
    Most people will always say that a movie that has been redone never should have been redone (the older someone is, the more they are apt to feel that way too). There are probably a few movies of course that is as good as better than the original (like True Grit?). There are also a few movies that might be nice to see remade if the original has a nice concept but was horribly directed or some movies might serve better updated for the times. What movie(s) would you like to see redone?
  • Sign Ideas for Ferguson Counter-Protests

    08/21/2014 2:52:55 PM PDT · by CardCarryingMember.VastRightWC · 42 replies
    Aug 21, 2014 | Self
    Any more good ideas? No, I can't travel out there myself. But if I could... 1)THUG TRIES TO KILL COP 2)THUG IS SHOT DEADWHICH PART OF "DUH!!" DON'T YOU UNDERSTAND?   "GENTLE GIANTS" DON'T SMASH PEOPLE'S FACES BACK INTO THEIR SKULLS How many mulligans did the villagers allow the "Boy Who Cried Wolf"? 3? How many have Jesse and Al been allowed already? How many MORE mulligans does America owe to Race Pimps before we're allowed to ignore them?   PROBLEM: White Cop Shoots Violent Thug in Self-Defense SOLUTION: Nonstop Pillaging & Burning Until Cop is Lynched Why Do You...
  • Best Cartoon Ever?

    08/19/2014 7:48:52 PM PDT · by MNDude · 150 replies
    Most of us probably don't watch as many cartoons as when were kids, but there's a few that we still love. What is your favorite cartoon(s) of all time?
  • Nascar SCS IRWIN Tools at Bristol Motor Speedway Saturday August 23 on ABC at 7:30 PM ET

    08/19/2014 7:08:58 PM PDT · by ican'tbelieveit · 155 replies