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  • Census Bureau says Arabs and Persians are white, but many disagree

    04/01/2019 11:53:52 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 62 replies
    The Eagle ^ | March 30, 2019
    Samira Damavandi knows that when she fills out her 2020 census form, she will be counted. But it pains her that, in some way, she will also be forgotten. When asked to mark her race, Damavandi will encounter options for white, black, Asian, American Indian and Native Hawaiian — but nothing that she believes represents her family’s Iranian heritage. She will either have to choose white, or identify as “some other race.” “It erases the community,” she said. Roughly 3 million people of Southwest Asian, Middle Eastern or North African descent live in the United States, according to a Los...

    04/23/2006 6:51:41 PM PDT · by Walkingfeather · 193 replies · 2,859+ views
    4/2306 | Walkingfeather
    This is what needs to happen. The government should sponsor a "americal idol of innovation" contest, that is broadcast nation wide and has a $100,000,000. prize for anyone that can create a energy solution that does the following: (please feel free to add to the list) Creates fuel that runs in existing cars without retro fit. Creates a solution from an overwhelming abundant resource that does not require a company to produce. Or Can be created at home with less than $100.00 of parts Is clean burning, Can be posted on the internet for people to test and report in...
  • Should Free Republic become a paid subscription service?

    06/23/2006 12:27:30 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 474 replies · 9,059+ views
    Vanity | 6/23/2006 | Berlin_Freeper
    I am not certain what the legal ramifications would be in changing Free Republic from donations to a subscription service. It seems to me the switch may be detrimental to legal issues such as copyrights. If that is true I'd appreciate if someone could briefly explain that to me. However if that is not the case here is my suggestion: I have been wondering about this for some time now and have not seen any discussions about it. So I would like to ask: Is it time for Free Republic to become an online subscription service? Currently, the site is...