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  • Gov. Gavin Newsom wants investigation of state's high gas prices

    10/22/2019 2:55:11 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 43 replies
    ABC7 ^ | 10-22-2019 | AP
    California's governor has asked the attorney general to investigate why the state's gas prices are so high, pointing to a new report suggesting big oil companies are "misleading and overcharging customers" by as much as $1 per gallon. Name brand retailers - including 76, Chevron and Shell - often charge more because they say their gasoline is of higher quality. But a new analysis from the California Energy Commission could not explain the price difference, concluding "there is no apparent difference in the quality of gasoline at retail outlets in the state." The commission said California drivers paid an average...
  • Monthly Cooking Thread - October 2019

    09/30/2019 4:08:25 PM PDT · by Jamestown1630 · 123 replies
    I’ve had a request from Freeper MomwithHope to post this month on ‘Hearty Fall Fare’ - and even though it’s still hot here in DC, with Wednesday threatening record-breaking temperatures, the leaves are falling and the trees are beginning to morph into their Autumn glory. We can smell Fall. One of my first posts to FR, before I officially began this cooking thread, was about Virginia Peanut Soup. I can still remember how surprised I was on tasting it - while there was little in the soup other than peanuts, it was so rich and the flavor so unexpected. I...
  • Union Seminary has gone full bore pagan

    09/18/2019 10:23:23 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 36 replies
    Today in chapel, we confessed to plants. Together, we held our grief, joy, regret, hope, guilt and sorrow in prayer; offering them to the beings who sustain us but whose gift we too often fail to honor. What do you confess to the plants in your life?
  • Francis: “We Must Obey The United Nations”

    09/11/2019 3:06:01 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 204 replies
    Gloria TV ^ | September 11, 2019 | Gloria TV
    Francis: “We Must Obey The United Nations” “If we consider ourselves humanity, then our duty is to obey when international organizations make statements,” Pope Francis insisted during his September 10 press conference on board from Madagascar to Rome. He gave as examples the the United Nations (UN) and the International Crime Court (ICC) in The Hague. Francis added, that “we must obey international institutions.” And, “That is why the United Nations were created.” However, many UN policies are deeply immoral. They punish countries and institutions which do not bow to the demands of the abortion and gay tyranny. The ICC...
  • Biden tells supporters: 'I'm not going nuts'

    08/26/2019 4:21:48 PM PDT · by Bon mots · 97 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 26, 2019 | Julia Manchester
    Former Vice President Joe Biden told New Hampshire supporters that he was "not going nuts" after he momentarily forgot what building he was speaking at on Dartmouth College's campus last week. “I want to be clear, I’m not going nuts,” Biden said on Friday. “I’m not sure whether it was the medical school or where the hell I spoke. But it was on the campus.” The former vice president's clarification came before he mistakenly praised Vermont when asked about his impression of Keene, N.H., which is in close proximity to Vermont, on Saturday. "I love this place. Look, what’s not...
  • Biden Claims He’s ‘Not Going Nuts’ After Another Blunder on the Campaign Trail

    08/26/2019 8:31:24 AM PDT · by mplc51 · 64 replies
    GP ^ | August 26, 2019 | Cassandra Fairbanks
    Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden claimed that he’s “not going nuts,” despite yet another gaffe at a campaign stop in New Hampshire. Biden, 76, was at his second campaign stop of the day, after speaking at Dartmouth College. “I want to be clear, I’m not going nuts,” Biden told the crowd after forgetting where he had just given a speech a few hours earlier. “I’m not sure whether it was the medical school or where the hell I spoke. But it was on the campus,” Biden added, according to a report from the Washington Examiner. During a previous trip to...
  • Celebrities react to Jeffrey Epstein's death with conspiracy theories about Donald Trump, Russia

    08/12/2019 4:39:23 PM PDT · by TomServo · 25 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8/12/2019 | Tyler McCarthy
    Disgraced multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein's death from an apparent suicide inside his Manhattan jail cell has prompted a frenzy of speculation from Hollywood celebrities.
  • Videos of the Protests in HK with Freeper Editorial

    08/09/2019 12:42:26 AM PDT · by vannrox · 4 replies
    Metallicman ^ | 8-9-19 | editorial staff
    Actual title: Some fun videos of Asia; to include China, Thailand, Vietnam, and Japan. (Part 13) This is part 13 of a 20 part series of videos of Asia during July and August. The post begins on a discussion of the importance of the Seinfeld Soup Nazi and starts to go into the subject of elementary schools in Thailand, when the protests in HK broke out. This particular post places five videos of the protests and the relative impact on China as a result.
  • Man shatters sheriff’s office window — and brings doughnuts, Washington (state) deputies say

    06/28/2019 4:03:20 PM PDT · by llevrok · 16 replies
    The News Tribune (Tacoma WA) ^ | 6/28/2019 | Jared Gilmour
    Maybe it seemed like a better idea in his head. A 26-year-old man armed with “a fresh box of donuts” was arrested last week after shattering the front window of a Kings County Sheriff’s Office storefront in Fairwood, Washington, and then making himself at home, deputies wrote in a Facebook post on Thursday. The man, whose name deputies didn’t release, broke in just after midnight — shortly after he bought the baked goods at a neighborhood grocery store, according to the Sheriff’s Office. A Sheriff’s Office statement said the man tossed a 3 ½-inch knife into the glass window, but...
  • WATCH: Drag queen on all fours roars, growls incoherently at library ‘pride’ event for teens

    06/27/2019 8:43:51 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 41 replies
    Life Site News ^ | June 26, 2019 | Martin M. Barillas
    SEATTLE, June 26, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) — A public library in Washington state was the platform for a drag show and "pride celebration designed by teens for teens" that featured a man dressed in drag who roared incoherently while on all fours. One parent called it “demonic.” “This is what demonic possession looks like. (Watch to the end.) I know a lot of y’all don’t believe in the spiritual realm, but thanks for bearing with me anyway. In my opinion, this is it. On all fours. Growling. At the teen pride event at the public library,” wrote one parent about the...
  • Nancy Pelosi anoints herself ‘the patron saint of shade’ after that Trump clap. Huh?

    05/25/2019 4:12:45 PM PDT · by know.your.why · 46 replies ^ | March 14 2019 | Emily Heil
    Sorry...this is two months old but I just heard of it today. Nancy Pelosi is marketing her image on shirts, totes, baby onesies, pins, notebooks and mugs as her being some kind of saint of shade something or other?? The story says: 'the proceeds for the official Pelosi merch go to her campaign coffers'.
  • New York's Brake-Pulling Subway Supervillain Has Delayed More Than 740 Trains

    05/23/2019 12:02:18 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 25 replies
    Jalopnik ^ | 23 May 2019 | Aaron Gordon
    According to statistics in the incident reports, since March of this year, 747 trains have been either delayed or cancelled as a result of service disruptions caused by the same pattern of behavior. His strategy, such as it is, seems to be to ride on the back of an uptown train, most commonly the 2 or the 5, to a major express stop. He will then pull the emergency brakes, maneuver via the track and across the platform to a train headed in the opposite direction, and do it all over again, plugging both directions of service within minutes. jumped...
  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wants us to focus on the 'deeper' problems behind Trump's election

    03/25/2019 11:02:15 AM PDT · by ETL · 65 replies
    Mashable, via Yahoo Snooze ^ | March 25, 2019 | Heather Dockray
    For many Americans, it's easier to believe that Russia — not American voters — installed Trump as president.On Sunday, Attorney General Barr released his summary of Mueller's report, writing that Mueller had found insufficient evidence to prove that Trump conspired with the Russians during the 2016 election. For folks who had hoped that the Mueller report would result in Trump's impeachment, it was heartbreaking.For Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, however, the Mueller report was more than that. It was a wake-up call. "Foreign influence" wasn't the only reason Trump got elected, Ocasio-Cortez claimed in response to a tweet by George Takei.Russia was...
  • Republicans ask Waters to delay vote on marijuana banking bill (Anyone seen Mad Maxine?)

    03/23/2019 5:53:16 PM PDT · by Libloather · 11 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 3/22/19 | Andrew Blake
    Republicans on the House Financial Services Committee are seeking to postpone consideration of marijuana banking legislation scheduled to be brought to vote next week by the panel’s Democratic chair, Rep. Maxine Waters of California. Ranking member Rep. Patrick McHenry of North Carolina and Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer of Missouri wrote Ms. Waters on Thursday raising concerns about Congress potentially passing the Secure And Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act, a bipartisan proposal meant to protect banks that work with marijuana businesses in weed-friendly states. “The impact that many state laws, which have legalized marijuana, have on the federal laws governing the manufacturing,...
  • Minnesota police shame snow-covered car drivers in tweet

    03/11/2019 9:40:56 AM PDT · by ETL · 30 replies ^ | Mar 11, 2019 | Gary Gastelu | Fox News
    Minnesota police know a thing or two about snow, and they’d like you to know you should clean it off your car before you hit the road or it hits another vehicle. The Minnesota State Patrol tweeted a photo of a car that got pulled over recently for being almost entirely covered in snow, save for a small square of the windshield in front of the driver and the driver’s door window. “Don’t be this person when it snows. Please. Please. Please. A trooper stopped this car Feb. 14 in Elk River. Yes, they were cited. Sure, maybe the snow...
  • Hartford Yard Goats become first baseball team to ban peanuts and Cracker Jack

    02/18/2019 3:43:23 AM PST · by Libloather · 79 replies
    Yahoo via MSN ^ | 2/13/19 | Cassandra Negley
    The Hartford Yard Goats are rewriting the lyrics to “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” after announcing earlier this month its Dunkin’ Donuts Park will be peanut-free. The Yard Goats, Double-A affiliate of the Colorado Rockies, are believed to be the first team to ban peanuts for an entire season. Peanuts are prevalent at baseball stadiums, making it difficult for children with peanut allergies to attend games. The Yard Goats held two peanut-free games last year where the park banned the item and did a deep clean of the stadium.
  • How the Democrats Went Nuts in Three Months (Will Pelosi lose the House - again?)

    02/17/2019 11:26:18 AM PST · by Libloather · 51 replies
    National Review via Yahoo ^ | 2/15/19 | Michael Brendan Dougherty
    The Democrats swept to power in Congress by campaigning in a way that has been successful for Democrats for generations. “Republicans will take away your health care,” they said, after having focus-grouped it. Now we are preparing for a 2020 campaign in which Donald Trump and Republicans can as easily advertise to the public: “Democrats will take away cows, and your car.” What happened to Democrats? Back in November, it looked like Nancy Pelosi and the Democratic House caucus had found the perfect plan for their party in the era of Trump: Avoid talking about impeachment and stick to simple...
  • Top Trump Aide's Wife Claims Measles Gave Her 'Life Long Immunity' in Bizarre Anti-Vaccine Rant

    02/14/2019 4:00:48 PM PST · by tkocur · 103 replies
    People ^ | 13 February 2019 | Robyn Merrett
    There is no scientific link between vaccines and autism, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Darla Shine, wife of White House Deputy Chief of Staff for Communications Bill Shine, is arguing that serious diseases like measles can help fight cancer. Shine’s screed against vaccines came on Wednesday after CNN reported on a measles outbreak in Clark County, Washington and Oregon. “Here we go LOL #measlesoutbreak on #CNN #Fake #Hysteria,” Shine, a former Fox News producer, tweeted, slamming CNN’s coverage of the disease. “The entire Baby Boom population alive today had the #Measles as kids,” Shine — who, along with...
  • Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax Accused of Sexual Assault by Second Woman

    02/08/2019 1:38:55 PM PST · by a little elbow grease · 188 replies ^ | 2/8/19 | Danika Fears
    Meredith Watson claims Fairfax raped her in 2000, when they were both students at Duke University. A second woman has come forward accusing Virginia Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax of sexual assault. In a letter from her lawyer, Meredith Watson claims she was raped by Fairfax in 2000, when they were both students at Duke University. The letter characterizes the alleged attack as “premeditated and aggressive.” “The two were friends but never dated or had any romantic relationship,” the letter says.
  • This is the origin of the okay sign as a white supremacist signal

    02/04/2019 11:35:03 PM PST · by vannrox · 29 replies
    Eat Grewl Dog ^ | 4FEB19 | Editorial staff
    This is the origin of the okay sign as a white supremacist signalIt is a 4chan hoax that the left took hook line and sinkerNext time you hear a news report about some right wing group flashing this symbolBear in mind that they are saying “Okay”