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  • Hipsters On Food Stamps, Part 1 & 2

    01/12/2014 9:36:39 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    The Last Psychiatrist ^ | November 10, 2012
    "In the John Waters-esque sector of northwest Baltimore -- equal parts kitschy, sketchy, artsy and weird -- Gerry Mak and Sarah Magida sauntered through a small ethnic market stocked with Japanese eggplant, mint chutney and fresh turmeric. After gathering ingredients for that evening's dinner, they walked to the cash register and awaited their moments of truth." Those are two "hipsters", and the punchline is that they pay for their foodie porn with foodie stamps, which sounds like it should be a terrible thing, except it's in Salon.com, which means they're going to try and tell you how it's a good...
  • Mark Levin: Amend Constitution to Put Tax Day and Election Day Back to Back

    08/12/2013 1:48:04 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 44 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | August 12, 2013 - 12:46 AM | Terence P. Jeffrey
    In his new book—The Liberty Amendments: Restoring the American Republic—nationally syndicated radio host Mark Levin, who served as chief of staff in the Reagan Justice Department, argues that the Constitution should be amended to put tax day and election day back to back. “I would move tax day to the day before election day,” Levin said in an interview on CNSNews.com’s Online With Terry Jeffrey. “I think this is very important, because if you’ll notice, election day and tax day are about as far apart as they can get, like seven months apart,” said Levin. “So we’re voting on the...
  • The Battle Of Athens Or How Common Citizens Removed A Corrupt Government From Their County.

    05/20/2013 5:53:15 PM PDT · by don-o · 19 replies
    Wake Up America ^ | May 20, 2013
    The Battle of Athens (sometimes called the McMinn County War) was a rebellion led by citizens in Athens and Etowah, Tennessee, United States, against the local government in August 1946. The citizens, including some World War II veterans, accused the local officials of political corruption and voter intimidation. Here is what happened: Following World War II in 1946, violence erupted when returning American soldiers discovered their Tennessee county had been taken over by political corruption. Their plan to take it back involved bullets—lots of bullets—and dynamite. Why Athens in McMinn County, Tennessee became a battleground was due to Paul Cantrell,...
  • Connecticut Election Day Voters, Post Here,How Is The Polling Places Doing? VANITY

    11/06/2012 6:06:37 AM PST · by Biggirl · 15 replies
    November 6,2012 | Biggirl
    Connecticut FRpers, post here about how the Election Day polling places are doing here.
  • Best Wishes for Election Day!

    11/04/2012 3:42:05 PM PST · by Alberta's Child · 8 replies
    Self | 11/4/12 | Alberta's Child
    I just wanted to sign in one last time for a while and wish everybody the best over the next few days. I've had it with the miserable performance of this website for now, so I don't expect to be here much (if at all) before next weekend. I can't be wasting my time watching my posts disappear into cyberspace. Get out there and vote, and GO ROMNEY/RYAN ... Take Back America!
  • Michelle: Vote Early Because Your Toilet May Be Overflowing On Election Day

    10/22/2012 5:07:32 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 24 replies
    http://cnsnews.com/ ^ | October 22,2012 | Elizabeth Harrington
    (CNSNews.com) – First Lady Michelle Obama encouraged her husband’s supporters to vote early, because you may find your “toilet overflowing” on Election Day. “You can also tell people that they don’t have to wait until November the 6th to cast their ballots because you can do it early,” Mrs. Obama told a crowd Friday at the University of Wisconsin in Wausau.
  • Tea Party Solicits Volunteers For Virginia on Election Day

    08/20/2012 6:26:59 PM PDT · by lbryce · 2 replies
    Tea Party national Headquarters ^ | August 20, 2012 | Staff
    Are you ready to make a difference this Election Day? This Presidential Election is the most important in our lifetime. For conservative states like Texas and Tennessee, our work is complete in our own states. We won the US Senate race and many state legislative and down-ballot county races. Now, for November, the majority of races in Texas don’t have competitive or serious Democratic challengers in the General Election. We’ve worked hard and experienced many victories. So what do activists do now? How do we utilize our passion and experience to impact votes in the November General Election? Answer:...
  • You Can Do Better

    02/01/2012 12:37:16 PM PST · by hawkins · 3 replies
    Church of Christ Articles ^ | 02/01/2012 | Travis Main
    Watching the election year primaries unfold, it is clear disgust surrounds the individual in the White House and the top two challengers for the office of President of the United States. The man in the White House characterized his last three years with deception, poor stewardship, and immoral decision making. One of his challengers has a past characterized by philandering and broken trust while the other has demonstrated immoral choices involving support of homosexuality, abortion, and stem cell research. This speaks completely to their moral fiber; it does not address their failures of ideology or misdirected spirituality. Presently and historically,...
  • Obama Postpones Forcing Catholic Institutions To Buy Birth Control Until After Election Day

    01/20/2012 1:57:38 PM PST · by george76 · 29 replies
    Business Insider ^ | Jan. 20, 2012 | Michael Brendan Dougherty
    The Obama Administration has decided to allow one more year for religious groups to comply with a regulation that forces them to make an impossible choice: either provide health-insurance that includes coverage of birth control and some abortion-inducing drugs to their employees, or provide no health-insurance and face stiff and escalating fines from the government. ... Belmont Abbey College, has sued the Obama administration, and its president, Bill Thierfelder ... has said that he will close the school before he complies with the Obama administration's requirement that purchase health-insurance for its employees inclusive of contraception. “This is a shameless attempt...
  • Obama to give interview to Ryan Seacrest on election day, confirming irrelevance

    11/02/2010 4:22:30 AM PDT · by Suvroc10 · 20 replies
    Examiner ^ | November 2, 2010 | Marc Schenker
    Barack Obama is to give an interview to Ryan Seacrest on election day, confirming his irrelevance as president at this stage in his first term. While Obama could have at least tried to help his party’s chances by appearing on a more credible network that reaches a much bigger audience than little old Ryan Seacrest (Don’t confuse him with Kelly Clarkson!), say, like Fox News, he turns tail and chooses to go on a laughable host’s trivial radio show. Despite the fact that the pro-Obama forces in the liberal mainstream media are spinning this ridiculous and cowardly move by the...
  • Dispute over New Black Panthers case causes deep divisions (MSM Finally Notices NBP Case)

    10/22/2010 2:41:33 PM PDT · by mojito · 31 replies
    WaPo ^ | 10/22/2010 | Jerry Markon and Krissah Thompson
    On Election Day 2008, Maruse Heath, the leader of Philadelphia's New Black Panther Party, stood in front of a neighborhood polling place, dressed in a paramilitary uniform. Within hours, an amateur video showing Heath, slapping a black nightstick and exchanging words with the videographer, had aired on TV and ricocheted across the nation. Among those who saw the footage was J. Christian Adams, who was in his office in the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division in Washington. "I thought, 'This is wrong, this is not supposed to happen in this country,' " Adams said. "There are armed men in front...
  • Poll: Obama's 2008 Coalition Dispirited and Crumbling; Reps Stand to Benefit on Election Day

    10/17/2010 12:09:09 PM PDT · by kristinn · 96 replies
    The Canadian Press ^ | Sunday, October 17, 2010 | Stephen R. Hurst
    President Barack Obama is taking his popular wife with him to three campaign stops in the pivotal swing state of Ohio Sunday, but a new Associated Press Poll shows that may be too little, too late with just over two weeks remaining before critical congressional elections. The survey found that the coalition of voters that swept Obama into the White House just two years ago — aching for change after the eight-year presidency of Republican George W. Bush — has crumbled. SNIP The Associated Press-Knowledge Networks survey found that one-fourth of those who voted for Obama two years ago are...
  • Quiet election day expected around California, and not just because of low turnout (Showtime!!)

    06/07/2010 8:02:25 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 53 replies · 66+ views
    Mercury News ^ | 6/7/10 | Ken McLaughlin
    If you don't like crowds and prefer the decibel level of a monastery, we've got a spot for you to spend Election Day today: Your local polling place. "It's going to be pretty quiet there,'' said David Tom, San Mateo County's elections manager. There are two main reasons: More and more people every year are casting their ballots by mail. And at the same time, an antiquated California law requires counties to staff polling places as if that weren't the case. The state has decreed that each polling precinct should have no more than 1,000 voters. And even if a...
  • Official FREE HONDURAS PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION FR Thread (Election Today: Sunday, Nov. 29)

    11/29/2009 4:53:49 AM PST · by AmericanInTokyo · 18 replies · 1,424+ views
    Honduran News Sources, Radio/TV, Internet ^ | 29 November 2009 | AmericanInTokyo
  • New Siena Poll--> Hoffman Takes a 5 Point Lead.

    11/02/2009 7:21:30 AM PST · by Shellybenoit · 16 replies · 619+ views
    Siena EDU/The Lid ^ | 11/02/09 | The Lid
    Despite bowing to White house pressure to endorse her former Democratic opponent, a Siena poll is showing that most of Dede Scozzafava's have shifted toward Conservative Candidate Doug Hoffman. The latest numbers show a six point leap for the conservative candidate, while the Democratic party's Owens has remained the same. ”Hoffman continues to demonstrate momentum, picking up six points since Scozzafava pulled out,” said Siena pollster Steven Greenberg. “It appears, however, that the majority of Scozzafava’s supporters have gone to neither Hoffman nor Owens, but rather into the undecided column, which has doubled since Scozzafava ended her candidacy.”
  • Justice Dept. sues New Black Panther Party thugs (video-billyclub guy at polling place)

    01/08/2009 12:42:10 AM PST · by STARWISE · 38 replies · 3,049+ views
    Michelle Malkin.com ^ | 1-7-09 | Michelle Malkin
    Good news: Someone in the Justice Department took the Election Day intimidation tactics of the New Black Panther Party in Philadelphia seriously. The DOJ filed an injunction today against the NBPP bullies over their billyclub-wielding thuggishness at a Philly polling place, which was captured on video: Remember?
  • The Fox map is fluctuating wildly.

    11/04/2008 3:51:01 PM PST · by Donkey-Konger · 72 replies · 13,399+ views
    http://elections.foxnews.com/states_map/index.html
  • Virginia: Full Exit Poll Results

    11/04/2008 4:31:20 PM PST · by Smogger · 60 replies · 9,044+ views
    ABC News ^ | 11/04/2008 | ABC News
    Gender (2,369 Respondents) Obama McCain Male (46%) 52% 46% Female (54%) 56% 44% Age, four categories (2,371 Respondents) Obama McCain 18-29 (21%) 62% 37% 30-44 (30%) 54% 45% 45-64 (38%) 53% 46% 65+ (11%) 46% 53% To which age group do you belong? (2,371 Respondents) Obama McCain 18-24 (11%) 65% 33% 25-29 (10%) 59% 41% 30-39 (19%) 55% 44% 40-49 (23%) 51% 48% 50-64 (26%) 54% 45% 65 or over (11%) 46% 53% Race (2,337 Respondents) Obama McCain White (69%) 41% 58% Black (21%) 92% 8% Hispanic/Latino (5%) 67% 32% Asian (3%) — — Other (2%) — —
  • Early numbers: McCain LEADING by 9%

    11/04/2008 3:52:43 PM PST · by Brown Deer · 106 replies · 20,161+ views
    McCain : 54.08% 0bomba : 44.90%
  • Official 2008 Election Thread (Freepers and PUMAs United for Victory!)

    11/04/2008 8:32:10 AM PST · by jrooney · 263 replies · 18,783+ views
    11-04-08 | jrooney
    Post what you are seeing or hearing here. Freepers and PUMAs unite for Mac/Cuda victory over the false messiah!
  • 2008 General Election Live Thread

    11/04/2008 3:49:45 PM PST · by xjcsa · 2,167 replies · 237,101+ views
    Poll Closing Times ^ | November 4, 2008 | xjcsa
    First whole states close in 12 minutes.
  • “THE MARK LEVIN SHOW” Live – ELECTION DAY! Nov-4, 2008

    11/04/2008 2:30:15 PM PST · by Fudd Fan · 447 replies · 9,023+ views
    Welcome to “The Levin Lounge”… Step in and have a virtual FRink.Will we hear… Taking the country by storm, one radio station at a time – and kicking the BUTTS of the competition! Welcome all, to the most FUN LIVE THREAD on FreeRepublic.com! You can call Mark’s show: 1-877-381-3811
  • An Election Day Dirty Trick to Watch For: Distributed Denial-Of-Service Attacks

    11/04/2008 3:01:00 PM PST · by Brown Deer · 6 replies · 1,231+ views
    e.politics ^ | November 7th, 2006 | cpd
    I’m leaving blow-by-blow coverage of election results to the approximately one million sites that will be looking at them in detail all through the night, but in the true spirit of election day, here’s a really nasty trick to consider. As an article by Scott Berinato in this month’s Wired magazine describes, distributed denial-of-service attacks can shut down the web servers of companies and organizations within minutes, even if they’ve taken measures to protect themselves. How do they work? Hackers penetrate inadequately protected computers (yours?) and install software (a “bot”) that hides in the background until it’s triggered by a...
  • Are the Exit Pollsters Up To Old Tricks?

    11/04/2008 1:31:20 PM PST · by ReagansRaiders · 35 replies · 4,188+ views
    Are the Exit Pollsters Up To Old Tricks?I noticed this account of an exit pollster in Stafford, Virginia: 08:32 – AP doing exit polling in Stafford. Talking 4 to 1 to minorities over whites at a Republican precinct (Falmouth). Expect it to be skewed. Don’t trust the exit polls as they start to trickle out. Only an anecdote, but not promising. Are the exit pollsters aiming for egg on their faces two presidential races in a row? 11/04 04:02 PM
  • The Market (DJIA) closes up 302.74

    11/04/2008 1:15:29 PM PST · by SonOfDarkSkies · 14 replies · 1,505+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 11/4/2008 | None
    The DJIA closes up 302.74 (3.35%) S&P 500 up 39.6 4.04%) NASDAQ up 53.79 (3.12%)
  • "Sarah from Alaska": Sarah Palin talks with reporters on Tuesday, November 4th, 2008

    11/04/2008 11:28:52 AM PST · by TheFourthMagi · 7 replies · 2,929+ views
    The Sarah Palin Channel at YouTube ^ | Election Day 2008 | Sarah Palin
    Very, very, very emotional video right here.
  • Key Battlegrounds Trending McCain

    11/04/2008 10:44:23 AM PST · by RecallMoran · 26 replies · 5,966+ views
    US NEWS ^ | NOVEMBER 4, 2008 | James Pethokoukis
    The Latest From Inside McCain HQ November 04, 2008 11:30 AM ET | James Pethokoukis | I just talked to one of my best Team McCain sources who told me that heading into today all the key battleground polls were moving hard and fast in their direction. The source, hardly a perma-optimist, thinks it will be a long night, but that McCain is going to win. So add this with the new Battleground poll (Obama +1.9 only) and the rising stock market...
  • Altered States

    11/04/2008 10:50:30 AM PST · by bs9021 · 150+ views
    Campus Report ^ | November 4, 2008 | Lance Nation
    Altered States by: Lance Nation, November 04, 2008 As the presidential race tightens, the possibility of another Bush v. Gore increases. Over the past eight years, no significant election reforms have been enacted at the federal or state level to prevent the chaos of the 2000 election. However, Dr. Edward B. Foley has the “solution” for contested elections. Director of Election Law @ Moritz, Dr. Foley “[favors] legislation in each state to place the authority to adjudicate election contests in a specialized Elections Court.” This idea stems from the 1962 gubernatorial race in Minnesota. “In the 1962 race for Governor...
  • Rush Limbaugh LIVE Radio Thread - Election Day Tuesday 11/04/08

    11/04/2008 9:09:29 AM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 295 replies · 12,082+ views
    EIB Network ^ | November 4, 2008 | Rush Limbaugh
    AND NOW . . . amidst billowing clouds of fragrant, aromatic first- and second-hand premium cigar smoke. . . it is time for . . . that harmless, lovable little fuzz ball, the highly-trained broadcast specialist, having more fun than a human being should be allowed to have, from behind the golden EIB microphone, firmly ensconced in the prestigious Attila-the-Hun chair at the Limbaugh Institute of Advanced Conservative Studies, the Mandarin of Talk Radio, with talent on loan from G-d, at the cutting-edge of societal evolution, with half his brain tied behind his back — just to make it fair,...
  • A QUICK RAH-RAH POST FROM WORK - LET'S WIN THIS THING

    11/04/2008 7:00:43 AM PST · by andrew roman · 18 replies · 848+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | 4 November 2008 | Andrew Roman
    I am going to momentarily behave as a liberal, meaning I shall emote as a means of making my point. Please feel free to take this preponderance of cartoonish Obama-coronating polling data that is currently sticking like spackle to every website and headline in all of creation and shove them into a place where even the sunshine wouldn’t dare go without bodyguards. Take each end every one of these “objective” missives about what the first hundred days of an Obama presidency would be like and choke on it like John Belushi chowing down on a chicken bone, doing his best...
  • McCain's Final Internal Polls - The Thug Loses Big

    11/04/2008 5:16:42 AM PST · by Bill Dupray · 31 replies · 6,120+ views
    The Patriot Room ^ | November 4, 2008 | Bill Dupray
    These purport to be the final internal polls from the McCain camp. I don't know if they are accurate, I suspect they are, but if Obama wins, the McCain camp deserves to lose, being that far off the mark in predicting the outcome. These numbers portend a blowout for McCain.
  • No Sleep ‘Til Phoenix For Palin

    11/03/2008 5:39:58 PM PST · by mathwhizz · 36 replies · 2,209+ views
    (CLEVELAND) - Sarah Palin campaigns in six cities in five states on Monday, and that’s not even the most grueling part of her final push before Election Day. After her last campaign rally in Elko, Nev., concludes at about 11:15pm local time, Palin will fly overnight to Anchorage, so that she can vote at around 7am Alaska time in Wasilla. She’ll then fly straight to Phoenix to be in place for the Republicans’ Election Night party and isn’t expected to land there until about 7:30pm ET. Aides to Palin said there was never any serious discussion about the possibility of...
  • McCain Campaign Memo: Reading the Exit Polls

    11/03/2008 2:08:06 PM PST · by Mrs.Z · 40 replies · 3,694+ views
    The Drudge Report ^ | 11-3-08 | Matt Drudge
    Drudge headline on an internal memo from Republicans on the exit polls.
  • For Love Of The Republic

    11/03/2008 1:57:10 PM PST · by writer33 · 20 replies · 362+ views
    Elective Decisions ^ | 11/3/08 | Chris Davis
    It is truly a blessing to be part of the greatest country in the world—America. For it is with an immense joy that I pronounce myself an American. To not only be a citizen of this wonderful Republic, but to produce in it, and reap its rewards, are more than anyone could ever ask. I do not have a worldview that promulgates misery. I leave that to Senator Barack Obama and the Democratic Party. I left liberalism after I was given my awakening on September 16, 1992, never doubting my beliefs. Instead, I simply prospered, choosing to rebuke my former...
  • McCain to visit Grand Junction on Election Day

    11/03/2008 7:59:40 AM PST · by george76 · 8 replies · 600+ views
    The Daily Sentinel ^ | November 02, 2008 | MIKE WIGGINS
    Republican presidential candidate John McCain will make an 11th-hour campaign stop in Grand Junction on Tuesday. The Arizona senator’s plane is scheduled to land at Grand Junction Regional Airport around 11:30 a.m. McCain will then speak to supporters at West Star Aviation Hangar No. 2858 at 11:45 a.m... Doors to the hangar will open at 8:30 a.m. Campaign officials say no tickets will be handed out, making it a first-come, first-serve event. Officials are asking those who want to attend to register by visiting McCain’s Web site, www.johnmccain.com, e-mailing colorado@johnmccain.com or calling his Colorado office at 303-952-4670. McCain is expected...
  • Cities Readying For Election Night Security: Chicago Bracing For As Many As 1M Downtown

    10/31/2008 7:23:26 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 167 replies · 3,815+ views
    Chicago authorities are bracing for as many as a million people in downtown Grant Park Tuesday night to cheer on Sen. Barack Obama as election returns come in, a potential celebration and security headache. Police in Chicago and elsewhere around the country say intense interest in the election and the possibility of large crowds in major cities are leading them to take crowd-control precautions usually seen during Super Bowls and World Series. In addition, local police will be providing security at polling stations to keep things running smoothly on Election Day. Security preparations in Obama's hometown include orders for off-duty...
  • Site to Monitor Election Night

    10/31/2008 5:07:59 PM PDT · by eyesee · 2 replies · 400+ views
    http://www.vuetoo.com/vue1/SituationPageNews.asp?sit=2979
  • Does Weather Favor Dems or GOP?

    10/31/2008 1:06:19 PM PDT · by truthandlife · 22 replies · 977+ views
    Accuweather ^ | 10/31/08
    If history is a barometer, then the nice weather in most of the country on Election Day could spell victory for Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama. According to Expert Senior Meteorologist John Kocet, when voters head to the polls on Tuesday, "There will be nothing out of the ordinary in the weather to impact voter turnout." There will be rain and cool air in the battleground state of Florida and along the Southeast coast on Tuesday. Kocet says a small low pressure area currently moving through the Mississippi Valley by Tuesday will draw moisture from the Atlantic into the Southeast....
  • OBAMA Calls for Day off on Election Day (Nat. Act Like Your On Welfare Day)

    10/28/2008 6:08:20 AM PDT · by IllumiNaughtyByNature · 79 replies · 1,950+ views
    Brietbart via Drudge ^ | 10/27/08 | Brietbart via Drudge
    Obama wants you to not go to work on November 4th. Heck, mind as well get used to being unemployed if he wins, so he's giving you a free first sample...
  • Election Day Exit Polls: Already Slanted for Dems

    10/21/2008 8:20:09 AM PDT · by Bill Dupray · 6 replies · 623+ views
    The Patriot Room ^ | October 21, 2008 | Bill Dupray
    The best way to avoid shock and demoralization from a repeat of the 2004 exit poll nightmare is to expect it again this year and ignore it. Remember that pleasant afternoon on Election Day 2004 when the exit polls were leaked showing a Kerry blowout in the making? Politico. More recently, in 2004, exit poll data that began circulating early in the afternoon led to short-lived Democratic elation and deep Republican anxiety. By evening, some of President George W. Bush’s key strategists were frantic, emailing reporters at polling organizations to better understand the gap between what they were finding on...
  • Board may decide that logos on apparel are Election Day no-nos

    07/22/2007 11:29:42 AM PDT · by monomaniac · 18 replies · 694+ views
    Dayton Daily News ^ | July 21, 2007 | Lynn Hulsey
    Board may decide that logos on apparel are Election Day no-nos Dayton Right to Life planned to put its name on workers, bringing about the debate of fairness with all decals. The Montgomery County Board of Elections may ban poll workers from wearing clothing with any names or logos after members heard of Dayton Right to Life's plan to put its name on poll workers' shirts.The plan, approved by a top board official, caught board members by surprise. Possible backlash They hope it won't discourage companies and organizations from helping the county find the 2,200 poll workers needed to staff...
  • Clerk Says She'd Welcome Revote If Ordered:(poll wrkrs to be paid for not working-Indpls)

    05/09/2007 8:29:10 PM PDT · by InvisibleChurch · 11 replies · 711+ views
    indychannel ^ | May 9, 2007
    INDIANAPOLIS -- A day after five Marion County precincts failed to open for Tuesday's primary election, the county's clerk said she would welcome efforts to seek a revote in those precincts. As many as 100 of the county's 917 precincts failed to open as scheduled at 6 a.m. Tuesday, and five precincts -- where about 3,100 people are registered to vote -- never opened Tuesday. White about 150 inspectors -- the people legally required to open polling places -- failed to show for duty as scheduled. Because people must vote at their own precinct, the people belonging to the five...
  • Election Turnout Strong (Virginia)

    11/07/2006 1:14:59 PM PST · by freespirited · 94 replies · 4,016+ views
    ...A state elections official described early turnout as strong, predicting that as many as 65 percent of registered voters could cast ballots... Turnout was high across the Richmond metropolitan area. At Forest Hill Presbyterian Church, for example, more than 1,100 of the precinct?s 2,646 registered voters had cast ballots by 12:30 p.m.... ACROSS NORTHERN VIRGINIA: Northern Virginia officials reported heavy turnout in Fairfax, Loudoun and Prince William counties. Fairfax County officials said about 30 percent of the county's 626,000 registered voters had cast ballots as of about 2 p.m. Turnout ranged from about 25 percent to nearly 40 percent at...
  • Iraq Diary: Election Day Messages to The Troops

    11/07/2006 9:30:18 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 14 replies · 446+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    As some of our readers know, I'm heading off to Iraq, where I'll be reporting for CNS, the news agency of MRC.Our focus at NB is of course exposing liberal media bias, and to the extent I have a chance to "cover the coverage" I'll certainly be blogging on that. At the same time, I'm thinking that our NB readers might enjoy experiencing more generally some sights, sounds and impressions from the trip. So, with the indulgence of my editors, I'll maintain an 'Iraq Diary' here with written reports, photos and even some video clips - internet connections permitting.Here's the...
  • HEAVEN & HELL

    11/07/2006 7:16:09 AM PST · by Boston Blackie · 1 replies · 362+ views
    11/07/06
    While walking down the street one day a US senator is tragically hit by a truck and dies. His soul arrives in heaven and is met by St. Peter at the entrance. "Welcome to heaven," says St. Peter. "Before you settle in, it seems there is a problem. We seldom see a high official around these parts, you see, so we're not sure what to do with you."
  • Please post your observations on the 11/7/2006 vote! (or earlier!)

    11/06/2006 8:09:25 PM PST · by ARCADIA · 72 replies · 1,013+ views
    Vanity | 11/6/2006 | ARCADIA
    I thought it might be interesting for Freepers to record their experiences while voting and their impressions of the electorate's mood. I'll start. I am in South Florida, a Congressional district where 12-term Republican Congressman E. Clay Shaw is in a close race. Despite the intense liberal sentiment in this district, I have yet to meet anyone who is voting against Shaw. Both my mother and sister are extreme left-wing Democrats, but they will be voting for Shaw because his office helped them unsnarl some bureaucractic problems with the Federal govt. Mom got a replacement Social Security card and sis...
  • An Election Day Wish (Joseph Farah Looks Forward To Destruction Of Democratic Party Alert)

    11/07/2006 3:39:26 AM PST · by goldstategop · 57 replies · 1,529+ views
    Worldnetdaily.com ^ | 11/07/2006 | Joseph Farah
    Do you need some motivation to get you to the polls today? I do. And here's mine. As you know, I've been extremely disappointed by the Republicans who have been in control of Congress and the presidency since 2001. They waited far too long to act on border security. They increased spending beyond imagination. Far too often, they talked and acted like Democrats. I've been a strong advocate of not voting for the lesser to two evils as a means of stimulating more competition in the political marketplace. But I'd like to present the other side of that story today,...
  • Vanity Opinion: Seven very BIG reasons to vote Republican tomorrow!

    11/06/2006 3:01:32 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 149 replies · 2,887+ views
    America's Judgement Day '06 | Jim Robinson
    Seven very BIG reasons to vote Republican tomorrow: 1) The war against global jihadism. There is no reason whatsoever to trust the Democrat Party with our national security against the global jihadists. They don't even recognize the threat, much less possess the spine to actually fight the enemy. And the cut and run Democrat Party will not stop at surrender. Make no bones about it, their overall objective includes making the US completely defenseless. 2) The ongoing battle for the constitution and against liberal judicial activism. There is absolutely no reason whatsoever to trust the liberal/socialist Democrat Party with majority...
  • Another outbreak of Democrat anti-troop hatred

    11/06/2006 6:41:54 PM PST · by george76 · 35 replies · 2,541+ views
    Michelle Malkin ^ | November 06, 2006 | Michelle Malkin
    I wrote last week that we'd see more outbreaks of anti-military vandalism leading up to Election Day. In upstate New York on Halloween eve, "(expletive) Bush" and a depiction of a penis were scrawled on the 20-by-40-foot flag and similar pictures in the same shade of green were painted on the American Legion Mohawk Post. Now there's this despicable act in Boise, Idaho reportedly committed by the sons of a state Democrat legislator: Police arrested 24-year old Michael Burkett of Boise early Sunday morning after officers with Capitol Mall Security reported spotting him vandalizing two flag polls on the grounds...
  • Election Day Weather Forecast

    11/06/2006 3:56:24 PM PST · by jamesrichards · 23 replies · 646+ views
    Weather Channel ^ | November 6, 2006
    South: A storm in the lower Mississippi Valley slowly sloshes eastward dumping rainfall by the bucket in the South and Southeast through Wednesday. Rainfall amounts should not approach those in the Pacific Northwest, but 2 to 5 inches could fall in the southern Appalachians by the time the storm departs. Tuesday this system should make for a messy election day from Kentucky to Virginia to Georgia and Alabama. Chilly temperatures mainly in the upper 40s and 50s add to the dreariness of the day. Scattered heavy thunderstorms are forecast along the Gulf Coast from Mississippi to Florida. Lighter showers and...