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  • Why was my post on socialism removed?

    I thought it was a decent post, with some very good lessons within.
  • Freeper EveningStar has Passed Away on June 2, 2019--RIP

    06/24/2019 9:05:26 PM PDT · by LUV W · 86 replies
    This is all the online Obituary said: "Williams, Kenneth L., III, 75 of Orange, died 6/2/2019." Published in Orange County Register on June 8, 2019
  • Long Time Freeper "Evening Star" has passed

    06/20/2019 8:38:31 AM PDT · by MissTed · 40 replies
    6/20/19 | MissTed
    I don't have the details of how, but have seen many condolences on his FB page. He's now reunited with his sweet wife who passed away a couple years ago.
  • Sad News, and a Blogging Hiatus for Baron Bodissey

    06/17/2019 1:26:11 PM PDT · by Chode · 37 replies
    https://gatesofvienna.net/ ^ | 6/17/2019 | chode
    Matt Bracken on June 17, 2019 at 12:00 pm said: Oh, dear GodÖ Prayers upÖ May God bless and sustain you through this ordealDymphna died suddenly last night, or more accurately, early this morning. I took her to the emergency room early in the evening; she had a high fever and a terrible cough. But it didnít seem like anything that could ever be fatal. I will be pretty much out of action until at least after the funeral, so this blog is officially on hiatus for a while. Iíll be back, though, when Iím ready to handle things again....
  • Why did FR pull the 56 post thread regarding the seagull that ate the woman's lobster roll in Maine?

    06/09/2019 8:00:57 AM PDT · by mowowie · 141 replies
    FR pulled the 56 post thread regarding the seagull that ate the woman's lobster roll in Maine..it's "under review"....WHY?
  • ROUND IT UP

    06/04/2019 3:47:22 PM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 8 replies
    VANITY | JUNE 4, 2019 | Louis Foxwell
    Here is a simple way to support FREE REPUBLIC. Round it up. If you are donating $25 a month round it up to $30, $40, or $50. Make a sacrificial gift. Give until you feel it in your budget. If FREE REPUBLIC matters to you give until your gift matters to you.
  • Need help with iPhone

    06/03/2019 8:02:46 AM PDT · by N. Theknow · 36 replies
    Self | 3 June 2019 | N. Theknow
    Hello Folks. Little help needed here. Got my first iPhone, the XS Max and when I log in to FR the font size is terribly small. Cannot figure out how to make it larger.
  • You've posted a total of 468 threads and 63,383 replies

    06/03/2019 3:37:43 AM PDT · by Windflier · 55 replies
    Free Republic ^ | 3 June 2019 | Windy
    My 12th Freeper birthday just passed and I missed it (again). Anywho, I hadn't looked at my post count in a long time, and I'm surprised at my posting frequency. It works out to about 14.5 posts per day. Wow.
  • Jim Prefers Q to Freepers. I`m done with the new QFR. [opus]

    So, on FR you CANNOT kink to sites deemed liberal but CAN post tin foil hat conspiracy nonsense from 8ch. A site that hosts pedo and zoophilia and I'm the one whose account was deleted? Good luck with that. There are plenty of other rational sites around to peruse. This is certainly not one of them. 01/06/19
  • Dealing with Planned Parenthood Activists: Your Ideas Please

    05/24/2019 12:07:33 PM PDT · by Jess Kitting · 54 replies
    FreeRepublic ^ | May 24, 2019 | Self
    Recently I've run into several Planned Parent activists on the street in the metropolitan area where I live. I usually ignore them, argue with them, or leave them with a snide comment, but today I tried a different approach. I engaged the representative, a young college student, in a discussion and found that he didn't really believe all the talking points he was spouting. Unlike most of his co-activists, this young man was persuadable, and hopefully I gave him something to think deeply about on the topic of abortion and the sanctity of human life. I know that most of...
  • Need Freeper help on North West Virginia

    05/24/2019 10:08:00 AM PDT · by Smedly Dewlap · 26 replies
    We are thinking about relocating to North West Virginia (Winchester area?) in the next year. All my research says it's a nice place but I would appreciate anyone with local knowledge to help. I know it's kind of "blue", but coming from Washington state anything will be better than what I deal with now. Feel free to freep mail or reply.
  • VANITY... A prayer request...

    05/23/2019 6:49:29 PM PDT · by Raven6 · 76 replies
    Just me... | 05-23-2019 | Raven6
    Fellow freepers... I'm sure many of you reading this have never seen a post from me before. My daily schedule is such that I am only able to check the FR forum sporadically, and most of the time, I'm just lurking in the threads enjoying what little free time I have. The purpose of this post is simple... I need your prayers. I've been through a lot in my life, but 2019 has so far been a living nightmare. My wonderful wife and son are right by my side... And we have faced hardship after hardship all year long. I'm...
  • Ritchie Valens-Donna

    05/20/2019 5:59:08 PM PDT · by Morgana · 18 replies
    yeaaassh ^ | Nov 11, 2008 | Ritchie Valens-Donna
    Ritchie Valens-Donna
  • I'm sorry to announce info re: FR friend: 'donna'

    05/20/2019 3:51:39 PM PDT · by McB. · 109 replies
    May 19, 2019 | McB.
    Donna passed away unexpectedly last Tuesday. She wasnít ill but passed quietly in her sleep. Donna was my best friend and living companion for the last 48 years. I will miss her terribly. McB.
  • Re: donna

    05/20/2019 5:46:17 PM PDT · by McB. · 37 replies
    I just wanted to thank everyone for your kind thoughts and prayers. I really appreciate reading them. It really was a shock for me. Like I said, Donna was not sick. She just went to bed early Monday night. Her door was mostly closed when I got up the next morning. I went over to my mother's house to get her out of bed and make breakfast. I then came home around 10am and she was still sleeping. I went in her room to wake her and found her gone. I am still in shock. I find myself forgetting that...
  • Howlin passed away in 2018

    05/08/2019 6:26:39 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 189 replies
    Multiple links in body of thread | May 8, 2019
    Yesterday, out of the blue, I clicked on Howlin's Facebook page and learned that she'd passed away. I found her obituary and learned that she had departed on September 19, 2018 at the age of 72. She was a mainstay at Free Republic and her last post there was on April 22, 2007. I liked her a lot and I will miss her.
  • Good to be back

    03/26/2019 7:06:19 PM PDT · by RightOnline · 50 replies
    3/26/2019 | RightOnline
    It's been a VERY long time, but greetings, all. I was a FReeper dating from 1998; active here for YEARS. Life got in the way and I've been away for a long time, but back now. I've missed FR. Big time follower of Q and the truth movement and have remained very active....just not here. I wish to remedy that. I've made a lot of good friends here; friendships that last to this day. What's happening in our country and our world today were pipe dreams in the early days. We've always kicked ass here; I hope to kick some...
  • When a FR Thread is Pulled (Vanity)

    03/25/2019 5:41:35 AM PDT · by super7man · 68 replies
    Self | 3/25/2019 | Super7man
    I am trying to understand the standards and criteria for a post and thread being removed from FR. A few days ago, a thread regarding 2 Rottweilers killing a small child was removed. The post was from a legitimate news report. The content of the thread was not surprising, facts and reports being referenced on dog attacks, and emotional appeals along the lines of "I will own whatever dog I want." The point: This post was not different than many here at FR. Facts were being presented and a discussion was being had. Is there a stated criteria here at...
  • May I please post my certainly-soon-to-be-a-hit song here?

    03/16/2019 10:48:34 PM PDT · by Chengdu54 · 32 replies
    me ^ | now | me
    The song's called "I Robbed a Liquor Store (but I Feel So Sad)". My band is called EMS and it consists of my daughter and I. It's edgy satirical indie pop. Thanks for comments! https://soundcloud.com/roger-shouse-1/i-robbed-a-liquor-store
  • Thank you Freepers, I got my flowers, they are beautiful, I think I cried.

    02/28/2019 5:21:07 AM PST · by Bob Celeste · 67 replies
    2-28-2018 | Bob Celeste
    Good morning and thanks my fellow freepers, the 26th was my two month anniversary here at Togus Maine VA end of life hospice, quite and accomplishment and testament to CHRIST, freeper prayers, the medical staff and all. Then yesterday I received this beautiful bouquet of flowers you, my you Freeper brothers and sisters, THANK YOU.