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  • Why do Freepers have a problem with Glen Beck?

    07/25/2014 8:27:27 AM PDT · by MNDude · 114 replies
    I've seen some negative comments about conservative talk radio host "Glen Beck" in here lately. Wasn't he the one that brought a million conservatives to a rally in Washington DC? So I'm just curious, if there is one thing you don't like about Mr. Beck, what is it?
  • President Obama SECRET MISSION 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

    07/21/2014 2:05:51 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 13 replies
    President Obama is juggling at least two world crises, but it's not cramping his pop culture style -- we've learned he's coming to L.A. this week to appear on Jimmy Kimmel's show. ABC Network sources tell TMZ ... the Prez will come to Kimmel's studio Wednesday to tape a special segment. We're also told a big chunk of the interview will be "serious." The show is shot at the legendary El Capitan theatre on Hollywood Blvd. Read more: http://www.tmz.com/2014/07/21/president-obama-jimmy-kimmel-live-hollywood/#ixzz388hgyQjw
  • Hillary Clinton answers questions on Facebook today

    07/21/2014 1:40:31 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 27 replies
    SFGate.com ^ | 7/21/14 | Wendy Lee
    Hillary Rodham Clinton will participate in a live Q&A today on Facebook. ... She said in a Facebook post that she’ll be talking about her new book, “Hard Choices“ and answer questions on her book’s Facebook page beginning at 2:30 p.m. The book delves into her years as secretary of state.
  • What would be the real world problems with this car?

    07/19/2014 9:06:26 PM PDT · by Jonty30 · 29 replies
    Gizmag ^ | Gizmag
    Everything about the scene suggested that it might very well have been the last we heard of the NanoFlowcell Quant e-Sportlimousine. Promises of a magic bullet of energy storage, made by a three-month-old company, packaged with outlandish numbers like 0-62 mph (100 km/h) in 2.8 seconds and a top speed of 236 mph (380 km/h), hinted, rather strongly, that this car's technology and performance would only exist on paper. Given that a similarly outlandish Quant car, centered in a similar black-walled booth, introduced by a very different Nunzio La Vecchia company, had vaporized years earlier, it seemed a responsible assumption...
  • Which TV series should have gone on?

    07/19/2014 8:28:11 PM PDT · by MNDude · 334 replies
    Most TV series "jump the shark" or get bad long before they end. But there's always a few that you wish that went on at least another season. Which TV series or program(s) do you wish hadn't ended when it did but continued on at least another year?
  • Tomintoul Prepares For Highland Games

    07/19/2014 1:34:33 PM PDT · by ConorMacNessa · 7 replies
    The Northern Scot ^ | 19 July 2014
    ONE of Scotland’s oldest Highland games will get underway today. Organisers are expecting crowds to flock to the public park for Tomintoul Highland Games, which is now in its 173rd year. Competition begins at 11am, with the massed pipes and drums marching into the park from the village square at midday, led by games chieftain James Fraser. The bands will play throughout the afternoon, with drum majors competing to throw their maces over a banner in time to the music. Heavy events are a particular attraction for foreign visitors, with athletes taking part in hammer and stone throwing as well...
  • Edinburgh Military Tattoo heading for Dundee’s City Square

    07/19/2014 1:08:22 PM PDT · by ConorMacNessa · 4 replies
    The Evening Telegraph ^ | 19 July 2014 7.00am
    The stirring sounds and colourful spectacle of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo will come to Dundee for the first time next month. The free event in the city centre will showcase more than 600 performers coming from as far afield as Canada, Australia and Singapore. The line-up for the Taste of the Tattoo show will include the Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force Steel Orchestra, Highland dancers, military bands, an Indian cultural troupe and the inimitable Massed Pipes and Drums.
  • A question for women...

    07/18/2014 10:49:41 AM PDT · by MNDude · 115 replies
    Recently I was involved with a business meeting with another officer of our company with a woman seeking a contracting job with our company. We went out to lunch for a long meeting to discuss what we were looking for and what she had to offer. After our meeting, she said something like "I'm sure you guys would like to discuss this with one another if I'm a match or not. I would like to excuse myself to the restroom." She then took her purse, put it in the middle of the table and left for the restroom. We then...
  • Vanity-possible illegal immigrant flight to Baltimore

    07/17/2014 3:28:15 PM PDT · by cyclotic · 123 replies
    Vanity | July 12, 2014 | Cyclotic
    I'm awaiting a flight in Phoenix to Baltimore. 11 teenage Hispanic boys and four non-Hispanic adults just sat down all in a row in the terminal. The boys have not said a word and oddly, none of them have shoelaces. This is weird and I'm not sure what to make of it or what to do. Being in a TSA zone, I sure don't want to start a protest.
  • Nascar SCS John Wayne Walding 400 at Indianapolis MS Sunday July 27 on ESPN at 1:00 PM ET

    07/17/2014 6:34:25 AM PDT · by ican'tbelieveit · 23 replies
  • Pit bull owner's mother says kids provoked Syracuse dog attack that injured 2

    07/16/2014 9:42:01 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 37 replies
    © 2014 Syracuse Media Group All rights reserved ^ | July 16, 2014 at 12:04 PM | By Jacob Pucci | jpucci@syracuse.com
    <p>Syracuse, N.Y. -- Two were taken to a nearby hospital with dog bite wounds after they were attacked by a pit bull this morning.</p> <p>Elizabeth Whitehead, of 211 Pattison St., has been taking care of her son's dog, Chaos, since he's been in jail.</p>
  • Nailed it! This People’s Cube art ‘needs to be on billboards all over America’ [pic]

    07/14/2014 5:43:50 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 5 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 7/14/14 | Twitchy staff
    The times, they are a-changin’. Our friends at The People’s Cube show us just how much:
  • What movie should have had a sequel?

    07/12/2014 8:29:26 PM PDT · by MNDude · 246 replies
    Most of the times, it is better off if the sequel to a movie was not made. There are probably a few movies that would have been nice to have one. Which movie(s) do you think should have had a sequel?
  • Nascar SCS Camping World RV Sales 301 at NHMS Sunday July 13 on TNT at 1:00 PM ET

    07/10/2014 6:54:55 AM PDT · by ican'tbelieveit · 77 replies
  • Goal, Goal, Goal, Goal, Goal, Goal, Goal: A Dark Day for Brazil

    07/08/2014 7:49:48 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 48 replies
    New York Times ^ | July 8, 2014 | By Sam Borden
    BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil — The fireworks began at dawn. All around this city, loud pops and bangs rang out as men and women and children, so many dressed in yellow, set off flares and beeped car horns. It was supposed to be a magical day. The Brazilian national soccer team, playing at home, was one game away from a World Cup final. No one could have guessed the tears would come before halftime. No one could have imagined there would be flags burning in the streets before dinner. Certainly no one could have envisioned that any Brazilian fans, watching their...
  • Novak Djokovic Defeats Roger Federer for Wimbledon Title

    07/07/2014 9:55:43 AM PDT · by PapaNew · 9 replies
    NYT ^ | JULY 6, 2014 | JOHN BRANCH
    Novak Djokovic clutched the most coveted award in his sport, the gilded silver, two-handled trophy presented to the winner of the Wimbledon men’s singles title. “The All England Lawn Tennis Club Single Handed Championship of the World,” the inscription on it reads. The name of every winner is etched on the urn or, since 2009, on a detachable base added when the trophy ran out of room. No name appears more than Roger Federer’s, which had been etched seven times. Djokovic nearly let it happen again Sunday by blowing a huge fourth-set lead before he captured a taut fifth set...
  • Why are police shooting so many family dogs?

    07/07/2014 8:39:22 AM PDT · by chessplayer · 105 replies
    Cops take heartbreaking action 'every 98 minutes' A rash of animal shootings by police officers nationwide has law-enforcement agencies running for cover amid growing public outrage that could force state legislatures to require greater accountability from men and women in uniform.
  • We the People petition the Federal Courts to get involved now. (Vanity)

    07/07/2014 4:14:25 AM PDT · by Enterprise · 26 replies
    Vanity | 7/7/2014 | Enterprise
    We the People plead with the Federal Courts to stop the ongoing criminal conduct of the Obama Administration. The Federal Courts have acted in the past, when Congress could not act, or would not act, to protect the civil rights and safety of Americans.
  • SHARKNADO 2: The Second One!!!

    07/05/2014 5:38:40 PM PDT · by null and void · 26 replies
    SyFy Channel ^ | 7/5/14 | nully
    Premieres Wednesday July 30 at 9 PM. Be there or be square!
  • Nascar SCS Coke Zero 400 at Daytona Intl Spdwy Saturday July 5 on TNT at 7:30 PM ET

    07/01/2014 6:10:52 PM PDT · by ican'tbelieveit · 223 replies
  • Liberal Memes and Slogans, how many can we list?

    06/30/2014 2:07:50 PM PDT · by MNDude · 28 replies
    I just saw that another Freeper commented that "memes and slogans" is all how a liberal thinks. This is totally right! " 1 percenters" "Hope and Change" "War on Women" How many more annoying meaningless liberal memes and slogans can you remember?
  • Launch of new Russian space rocket aborted

    06/27/2014 7:37:27 PM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 1 replies
    Associated Press/Sun Herald ^ | June 27, 2014 | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV
    MOSCOW — The first launch of Russia's new space rocket after two decades of development was aborted Friday moments before its blastoff, as President Vladimir Putin was watching via live feed. [....] Last month, the launch of Russia's Proton-M booster also ended in failure, and the same type of rocket also failed at launch last July, leading to the loss of three navigation satellites.
  • Obama on Republicans: "They Don't Do Anything Except Block Me And Call Me Names"

    06/27/2014 7:11:47 PM PDT · by Nachum · 87 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | 6/27/14 | Truth Revolt
    Vid at link
  • Whiskey Drinkers Are about to get a Crash Course in Capitalism

    06/27/2014 5:26:55 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 40 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 27, 2014 | Michael Schaus
    Hunt down your favorite label of rye, and keep an extra bottle in your cabinet. Due to market forces beyond our control, the great whiskey drought of the 2010’s will soon be upon us. I know what you’re thinking: Is this how the apocalypse arrives? Peter Venkman probably articulated the magnitude of this news better than anyone: Biblical Proportions But… There is some good that will come from all this. If you happen to know a hipster liberal who looks down their nose at you, because they’re too busy sipping some obscure brand of whiskey, you might be able to...
  • Eatery Invents Chocolate Fried Chicken

    06/25/2014 6:22:32 AM PDT · by upbeat5 · 18 replies
    Foxbusiness.com ^ | June 24, 2014 | Fox Business Staff
    If your wondering what to have for lunch today.
  • Police ID man killed in Davie wood chipper (Florida)

    06/25/2014 5:24:02 AM PDT · by ilovesarah2012 · 37 replies
    sun-sentinel.com ^ | June 24, 2014 | Emily Miller, Mike Clary and Ariel Barkhurst
    Police Tuesday identified the man who died after falling or being pulled into a wood chipper at a work site in Davie. Hernan Gutierrez, 42, whose last known address was in Hallandale Beach worked for Tree Techs, Inc. of Pembroke Pines, according to Davie Police Capt. Dale Engle. Police and federal occupational safety officials are continuing to investigate the incident. Gutierrez and two co-workers were clearing debris on Southwest 57th Street near Pine Island Road around 4:15 p.m. Monday when he went through the machine that Engle described as “industrial size.” The tree trimming work was taking place on the...
  • Nascar SCS Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway Saturday June 28 on TNT at 7:30 PM ET

    06/24/2014 9:43:42 PM PDT · by ican'tbelieveit · 103 replies
  • You Still Calling Yourself A Republican? (VANITY)

    06/24/2014 8:05:30 PM PDT · by Viennacon · 65 replies
    6/24/14 | Me
    Vanity
  • Police Respond as Hundreds Celebrate Mexico World Cup Victory in Huntington Park

    06/23/2014 7:08:33 PM PDT · by Misterioso · 19 replies
    KTLA Channel 5 Los Angeles ^ | June 23, 2014 | Melissa Palmer
    Hundreds of fans celebrating Mexico’s 3-1 World Cup win over Croatia faced off with police in the streets of Huntington Park, south of downtown Los Angeles, on Monday.
  • Hope Solo pleads not guilty; court document describes a brawl

    06/23/2014 7:06:12 PM PDT · by steve86 · 39 replies
    The Seattle Times ^ | 6/23/2014 | Christine Clarridge
    Soccer star Hope Solo pleaded not guilty to domestic violence charges this afternoon in Kirkland Municipal Court. City prosecutors asked for a bail of $5,000 and no-contact order between Solo and the alleged victims. However, Kirkland Municipal Court Judge Michael J. Lambo allowed Solo to be released on her own recognizance after her attorney, Todd Maybrown, argued that she had no prior arrests and was not a flight risk. The judge also ordered Solo to not consume alcohol as a condition of her release. A pretrial hearing is scheduled for Aug. 11. Among those seated in court was Jerramy Stevens,...
  • Nascar SCS Toyota - Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway Sunday June 22 on TNT at 3:00 PM ET

    06/17/2014 8:56:29 PM PDT · by ican'tbelieveit · 156 replies
  • Mr. Padre Passes: Tony Gwynn Loses Battle With Cancer

    06/16/2014 10:58:40 AM PDT · by kingattax · 7 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 16 Jun 2014
    Tony Gwynn, the left-handed right fielder who starred at San Diego State and then for the San Diego Padres, passed away Monday morning after a four-year fight with salivary-gland cancer. Gwynn's death comes a day after he received a contract extension to coach the San Diego State Aztecs baseball team. The fifty-four-year-old San Diego legend had been on medical leave. The bowling-ball shaped hitting machine batted .338 in twenty major league seasons, all with the Padres. He finished with 3,141 hits. In addition to his eight batting titles, Mr. Padre also collected seven Gold Gloves patrolling right field. The fifteen-time...
  • Have you ever seen a miracle?

    06/14/2014 9:23:22 PM PDT · by MNDude · 97 replies
    I believe in miracles (as in the Biblical sense), but I don't think I can say I've actually ever witnessed one. I'm curious if anyone here feels they've ever seen a real one before. If so, what is your miracle story?
  • [Satire / Spoof / Bogus] Bergdahl Out as Gay Muslim: Critics Shamed into Silence

    06/11/2014 6:26:34 AM PDT · by Mount Athos · 20 replies
    [Satire / Spoof / Bogus] The People's Cube ^ | 6/10/2014 | Komissar Blogunov
    Returning POW, Bowe Bergdahl, has been lauded by ESPN and MSNBC, and several other media outlets, for his courageous coming out as a gay Muslim. Rachel Maddow devoted an entire episode of her show celebrating the “marriage” of the world’s most tolerant religion with the world’s most tolerant lifestyle. “I can’t tell you how happy I am,” said Maddow, “to see this day when gays and Muslims stand hand in hand. This is just more proof, not that we needed any, that right wing Christian Nazis are not only out of the mainstream, but fading away in our culture altogether....
  • OK Brat wins in VA, BUT what the HELL happened in SC??!!

    06/11/2014 5:32:28 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 98 replies
    11 June 2014 | US Navy Vet
    DAMMIT South Carolina, CLOSE YOUR PRIMARIES!
  • Nascar SCS Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan Intl Spdwy Sunday June 15 on TNT at 1:00 PM ET

    06/10/2014 7:03:13 PM PDT · by ican'tbelieveit · 185 replies
  • Fox News’ Megyn Kelly Tops Cable Kingpin Bill O’Reilly For First Time For Entire Week

    06/09/2014 6:22:47 PM PDT · by windcliff · 55 replies
    deadline.com ^ | 6-9-14 | Dominic Patten
    It might be known as the week that saw an earthquake at Fox News Channel as Megyn Kelly beat the almost unbeatable Bill O’Reilly in the key news demo last week. Yes, the 9 PM The Kelly File has topped 8 PM’s The O’Reilly Factor on FNC before both on individual nights and even for a full week. However, those single nights were mainly around the time Kelly’s show debuted in early October last year and on Election Night 2013. The Kelly File beat The Factor during the week of May 5, but O’Reilly himself wasn’t hosting that week. Last...
  • Are Children's sissors that dangerous??

    06/06/2014 7:32:24 PM PDT · by ealgeone · 51 replies
    vanity | 06-06-14 | ealgeone
    Today my family and I had need of entering a federal building. In the process of doing so we encountered the following crazy federal hangups. 1) one family member had a pair of child's sissors they forgot about. these had to be removed and kept up front before we were allowed entrance to the building. now bear in mind thousands of kids take the very same kind of sissors to the gun free zones known as schools every day without a care. in fact, the schools often supply the "deadly" weapons. 2) another family member had left their driver's license...
  • Nascar SCS Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway Sunday June 8 on TNT at 1:00 PM ET

    06/04/2014 8:50:17 PM PDT · by ican'tbelieveit · 123 replies
  • I told the Republican National Committee to go stick it today (vanity)

    06/04/2014 6:32:11 PM PDT · by God luvs America · 34 replies
    me
    So my cell phone rings and the number "6" comes up on caller ID. I answer the phone, "hello?"....after a few seconds pause I hear, "is Mr GLA there?" I reply, "that's me" to which i hear "hello- this is Brad from the Republican National Committee".... I stop him and say, "sorry, I'm not a Republican- i'm a Tea Party Conservative...take my name off your list and stop calling until you people stand with us"....gotta say it felt good!!
  • Wanted — welder, must have own skates: Job ad with hockey requirement lures potential employees

    06/02/2014 6:54:13 PM PDT · by Squawk 8888 · 14 replies
    National Post ^ | June 2, 2014 | Joe O'Connor
    The hiring process at AGI Envirotank, a small company in Biggar, Sask., that manufactures oil storage tanks, can be brutal. Jeff Burton, the owner and director of operations, says he will often place an ad for, say, a welder or a drafts person — jobs that pay as much as $35 an hour — and then he will wait. And wait. Not too many young people, it seems, are eager to put down roots in this rural community of 2,200 about 100 kms west of Saskatoon, where the nightlife consists of knocking off work at 5 p.m., sharp, and either...
  • Online Male-Female Chat Is “Haram” : Saudi Scholar

    05/31/2014 2:09:14 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 23 replies
    Emirates 24/7 ^ | Saturday, May 31, 2014
    Men and women chatting through social network commit a sin because it could lead to a relationship that is prohibited in Islam, a senior Saudi scholar has said. Sheikh Abdullah Al Mutlaq, a member of the Gulf Kingdom’s seven-man Supreme Scholars Committee, urged men and women to avoid such conversations even if they include medical or religious advice by male or female experts. “These conversations amount to illegitimate male-female meetings and are an act of the Devil,” he said, quoted by Arar newspaper. “Most of these conversations are personal and only God knows what they include…but the Devil is there...
  • Nascar SCS FedEx 400 at Dover International Speedway Sunday June 1 on FOX at 1:00 PM ET

    05/28/2014 8:55:26 PM PDT · by ican'tbelieveit · 79 replies
  • What is the best advice you've ever received?

    05/24/2014 9:32:56 PM PDT · by MNDude · 203 replies
    Maybe it was some wise warning your dad once gave you, or maybe it was something useful your coach told you that still guides you today, but what would you consider that best advice you've ever received?
  • Atholl Highlanders to provide spectacular start to highland games season

    05/24/2014 7:29:30 PM PDT · by ConorMacNessa · 18 replies
    The Courier.co.uk ^ | 24 May 2014 10.22am. | Mark MacKay
    A new season of Perthshire Highland Games opens this weekend with one of the most spectacular events on the annual calendar — the Atholl Gathering and Highland Games. The two-day extravaganza is the first of 14 events that will see tens of thousands of spectators descend on the region over the next four months. The summer of tradition and sport begins today with the Atholl Highlanders Parade — the annual inspection of Europe’s last remaining private army.
  • Mysterious meteor shower in store for N. America

    05/23/2014 5:44:34 PM PDT · by kingattax · 36 replies
    Yahoo/AFP ^ | 5-23-14 | Kerry Sheridan
    Washington (AFP) - A mysterious meteor shower late Friday and early Saturday is captivating countless astronomers and amateur skywatchers with the promise of a falling-star show unlike any ever before seen The first appearance of a meteor shower known as Camelopardalids could start for North American viewers at early as 10:30 pm Friday (0230 GMT Saturday), astronomers say. It should be visible in the United States and Canada, anywhere with a cloudless night sky. Unfortunately, the rest of the world is likely to miss out. The peak is expected between 3 and 4 am (0700-0800 GMT), according to Bill Cooke,...
  • McDonald's New Mascot Is a Box With Teeth

    05/21/2014 5:37:13 AM PDT · by Phillyred · 39 replies
    McDonald's unveiled a new mascot today. It's called "Happy" but so far the reactions have been anything but. Image: McDonald's unveiled their new mascot, an animated Happy Meal box with teeth. MCDONALD'S McDonald's unveiled their new mascot, an animated Happy Meal box with teeth. Compared to previous mascots, like Ronald, the Hamburglar and Grimace, the new character is an exercise in simplicity. There's no extra story or costuming. Happy is an animated Happy Meal box with a set of teeth on the front and a pair of cartoon arms and legs. Incredulous reactions quickly followed McDonald's tweeted announcement, focusing on...
  • Florida sex-offender who had relations with 16-year-old granted refugee status in Canada

    05/16/2014 7:35:00 PM PDT · by rickmichaels · 22 replies
    National Post ^ | May 16, 2014 | Katrina Clarke
    A Florida sex offender who had sex with a 16-year-old boy and fled to Saskatchewan, where she claimed asylum, has been granted refugee status in Canada. Denise Harvey, 47, was convicted in 2008 of five counts of unlawful sexual activity with a minor, a boy who was on her son’s baseball team. She is wanted in the U.S., where she is facing a 30-year prison sentence. “The [Immigration and Refugee Board] granted Ms. Harvey protected person status. This status allows Ms. Harvey to apply for permanent residency,” wrote a spokesperson for Citizenship and Immigration Canada in an email to the...
  • Idaho man accused of imprisoning woman as sex slave

    05/16/2014 6:00:58 PM PDT · by Nachum · 24 replies
    reuters ^ | 5/16/14 | Laura Zuckerman
    (Reuters) - An Idaho man was charged with kidnapping and rape tied to a woman's claims that he forced her to be a sex slave after imprisoning her in a house equipped with chains and locks on walls, floors and doors, authorities said on Thursday. Oscar Ayala-Arismendiz, in his thirties, is accused of repeatedly drugging and raping the woman and leading her around a house in southern Idaho by a rope tied to her neck, Twin Falls County prosecutors said. A 27-year-old woman told county sheriff's detectives that Arismendiz imprisoned her for 18 months in two separate houses in a...
  • Cat SAVES Boy From Dog Attack

    05/14/2014 1:32:51 PM PDT · by chessplayer · 102 replies
    Cat Saves Boy' From Dog Attack In Bakersfield