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  • Alabamian’s anti-veterans rant lands him in serious hot water

    11/13/2014 2:29:11 AM PST · by GailA · 71 replies
    Yellowhammernews ^ | 11/12/14 | NA
    It looks like what we have here is a classic case of when “keeping it real” goes wrong. On Veterans Day, while most Americans were thanking members of the U.S. armed forces for their service and enjoying their community’s holiday festivities, Michael Schuette of Anniston, Alabama took to Facebook to explain that veterans are not American heroes. In fact, he believes they “kill for profit,” “terrorize” other countries, have “never sacrificed for this country” and do “nothing for the American citizens.”
  • RAND PAUL TO CALIFORNIA REPUBLICANS: EVOLVE, ADAPT, OR DIE

    04/06/2014 5:43:23 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 308 replies
    Breitbart ^ | April 6, 2014 | GOP-e Sen. Rand Paul
    Evolve, adapt or die. That is the fate of our current Republican party. We must evolve as a party and find a way to attract millennials to the conservative movement or we will never succeed in realizing our ideals of individual freedom and freedom from government interference. Initially, I received criticism from political pundits for speaking to non-traditional audiences. I was told it was a waste of time to reach out to these audiences, specifically students from both Howard University and University of California, Berkeley. My response is this: I have never been one to watch the world go by...
  • HUGH HEWITT - GOP isolationists are taking U.S. back to the 1930s

    09/03/2013 3:58:13 PM PDT · by ClaytonP · 90 replies
    washingtonexaminer ^ | 9-2-2013 | HUGH HEWITT
    Syria's butcher Bashir Assad could end up toppling British Prime Minister David Cameron and not the other way around, while also giving Russia a big boost back on to the Great Power stage and green lighting Tehran's most ambitious and sparky plans in its mountain tunnel complexes. Along the way he has exposed President Obama as feckless and fearful. The president and his team are scrambling to remind lawmakers of what the Commander-in-Chief ought to have long ago argued to the country: When the good guys blink, the bad guys notice. Lots and lots of blinking. Most of the people...
  • Rand Paul’s immigration plan: Border security before probationary legal status

    03/19/2013 1:56:47 PM PDT · by BarnacleCenturion · 29 replies
    hotair.com ^ | 3 19 2013 | staff
    The AP claimed this morning that Paul was set to endorse a path to citizenship in his speech today. Not so, countered conservatives on Twitter: Read his prepared remarks and you’ll see that citizenship is never mentioned. Which is true, and also irrelevant. The whole point of Paul’s speech is GOP rapprochement with Latino voters; he spends nearly two-thirds of it extolling Latinos’ work ethic, reminiscing about his friendships with Latinos growing up in Texas, name-checking Jaime Escalante and Pablo Neruda, and of course citing the ancient canard that Latinos are really just Republicans who don’t know it yet. (He...
  • How to delete a FREEP account?

    07/08/2012 6:45:14 PM PDT · by gun_supporter · 219 replies
    How can I do this? I've become annoyed with all of you as a Libertarian and want out. Can I call out the mods to delete me? I'll admit that I was a good freep member for years (since 2006) but I can't take you all anymore. You are all way too naive--until you all realize this, we are all doomed. John Stossel, Ayn Rand, and Nick Gillespie are my heroes not big government George Bush (I and II), Ronald Reagan, and Bill O'Reilley. Grow up. You are all great people, but I'm done. Out.
  • Rick Santorum's "Real Concerns" <strike>About The Tea Party</strike> {About Liberterianism}

    02/10/2012 5:45:39 AM PST · by drpix · 28 replies
    youtube.com ^ | June 2011 | video Santorum Speech
    A fuller clip of the truncated clip released by Paulbots and propagated by Romneybots at FNC, that both are dishonestly passing off as evidence of Santorum being "against the Tea Party." DON'T BELIEVE IT! Listen yourself and/or see below.
  • Rick Santorum - Tea Party Phony

    Rick Santorum shows his true colors by tailoring his message to what his audience wants to hear.
  • Newt: I supported Rockefeller over Goldwater [paultard editing, misrepresentation, ie, lying]

    01/24/2012 10:23:45 AM PST · by Wyoming Cowboy · 22 replies · 1+ views
    YouTube ^ | paultard lie review
    Newt then: I supported Rockefeller over GoldwaterNewt now: I supported GoldwaterDrudge had this up on the frontpage earlier today, but now it's gone. Still in the cache though:
  • PaulBots Swarming Drudge Poll "Go Vote"

    01/16/2012 11:43:08 PM PST · by MaxMax · 73 replies
    http://www.drudgereport.com/ ^ | 1/17/2012 | MaxMax
    Paulbots are flooding Drudge Report poll over tonights debate winner.
  • Paul goes home to Texas just as campaign heats up

    01/14/2012 8:39:47 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 19 replies · 1+ views
    FoxCarolina ^ | January 14, 2012 | PAUL J. WEBER
    LAKE JACKSON, Texas (AP) - The only trail where you might catch Ron Paul this weekend is the biking one here. While the other Republican presidential candidates were campaigning in South Carolina, the Texas congressman whose recent momentum is arguably second only to front-runner Mitt Romney's is home taking a break, just as his often belittled candidacy has never been taken more seriously. Paul's supporters say they don't begrudge the 76-year-old for stepping out of the spotlight after he really seized it. "It's totally OK," said Cindy Lake, 48, a volunteer passing out voter registration forms ahead of Nevada's primary...
  • Ron Paul: More Conservative Than Rick Santorum. ZOT

    01/13/2012 11:03:47 PM PST · by Republic_of_Secession. · 146 replies · 1+ views
    The Street [ website ] ^ | Jan 11, 2012. | Joe Deaux.
    Ron Paul Is More Conservative Than Rick Santorum. By Joe Deaux 01/11/12 - 04:02 PM EST NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- During a Republican presidential debate Saturday, Texas Rep. Ron Paul and former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum had a spat about who was more conservative as each clawed for blocks of Republican voters needed to topple front-runner Mitt Romney. According to a study done back in 2004 though, Paul was the more conservative of the two by a fairly healthy margin. A list put together at voteview.com found that out of the 3,320 individuals (1 being the most liberal and 3,320...
  • Ron Paul's Threat to Gingrich

    12/14/2011 8:33:39 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 58 replies
    The American Prospect | December 14, 2011 | Jamelle Bouie
    <p>With his vast trail of scandals and long list of enemies, Newt Gingrich is unlikely to win the Republican presidential nomination, even if he’s leading the polls. But if you were to imagine a path to the nomination for the former House Speaker, it would begin in Iowa. A strong win in the Iowa caucuses would provide Gingrich with the momentum necessary to place well in New Hampshire (or win it, under the right circumstances). With the momentum of two primaries behind him, Gingrich would cruise to victory in South Carolina and Florida, and finish January as the presumptive nominee.</p>
  • Glenn Beck Smears Ron Paul With Half-Truths About Paul's Earmarks.

    11/30/2011 8:52:31 PM PST · by PhilipFreneau · 218 replies · 2+ views
    11/30/2011 | PhilipFreneau
    Glenn Beck Smears Ron Paul With Half-Truths About Paul's Earmarks. Today on his radio show Glenn Beck and his staff declared that Ron Paul is the "earmark king", and labeled Paul a hypocrit. Beck correctly stated that Paul adds many earmarks to spending bills, and then votes against the spending bills. What Beck left out (either by deceit or by ignorance) is that earmarks do not increase the size of a budget. The money allocated for a budget is set by the Appropriations Committee prior to any allocation or earmark. All money not allocated or earmarked is not deleted from...
  • Cain 9-9-9: Huge Tax Haul from VAT

    10/18/2011 2:41:08 PM PDT · by Def Conservative · 65 replies · 1+ views
    The Herman Cain campaign released details of the revenue expected to be collected from his 9-9-9 tax plan. Here are the estimates for 2010: $701 billion from the 9 percent personal income tax. $753 billion from the 9 percent retail sales tax. $863 billion from the 9 percent business VAT. Yikes! By far the largest tax haul under the Cain plan would be from the business VAT—a tax which would be hidden from most voters. By the way, the Cain business tax is not a tax on “corporate income,” as some media stories are identifying it. The new revenue data...
  • Ron Paul, Jon Huntsman videos take aim at leading rivals

    09/06/2011 6:02:41 PM PDT · by LibertarianInExile · 25 replies · 1+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 8-6-11 | Michael Muskal
    ..."Paul's ad attacks Perry for serving as chairman of Gore's Texas campaign, accusing him of being 'Al Gore's Texas cheerleader.'"..."In his video, Huntsman goes after Romney, who is scheduled to release his job creation proposals later on Tuesday..." Paul's video here...Huntsman's video here...
  • Have you ever had sex with Rick Perry? — the wishful ad, ad hominem

    08/19/2011 5:44:25 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 08/19/2011 | Alexandra Petri
    No! Next question. But really, are we okay with this? An actual newspaper (the Austin Chronicle) is running this full-page ad next week? This seems like an awful lot of money to spend on an ad likely to result in a large number of people saying, “No!” emphatically and continuing with their days, but then again, perhaps this lack of acumen is why I am not the president of CASH. And I’m not sure why he chose the “Star Wars” font. Nothing says effective ad-making like “an ad (hominem) hoping to find someone who has had sex with Rick Perry,...
  • City Government demands all keys to properties belonging to Cedar Falls residents.

    06/12/2011 12:08:09 PM PDT · by heart1776 · 80 replies
    YouTube ^ | June 7, 2011 | Crushingbastards
    The Cedar Falls, Iowa city council voted to take the keys of residents to enter their businesses and some residential properties for the sake of "security." This is clearly government in over-reach mode and is unconstitutional. The next meeting is set for June 13th.
  • CPAC Civil War: Ron Paul Supporters Scream “War Criminal” At Dick Cheney

    02/10/2011 3:52:58 PM PST · by OldDeckHand · 80 replies
    Mediaite.com ^ | 02/10/2011 | Jon Bershad
    Things should have been nice and chummy at CPAC an hour ago. Dick Cheney strolled on stage to cheers and the inspirational tune of Tina Turner’s “Simply the Best” and got began to present the “Defender Of The Constitution” award to Donald Rumsfeld. However, as the chants of “USA! USA!” died down, a voice screaming “War criminal!” could be heard. And then, as Cheney continued to talk up his former colleague, a shouting match began between supporters of Ron Paul and the rest of the convention hall. The Paul supporters eventually walked out in the middle of Rumsfeld’s speech as...
  • Woman Singled out by the TSA, Cuffed to a Chair, Her Ticket Ripped up

    11/10/2010 8:18:34 PM PST · by citizenredstater9271 · 118 replies
    Youtube ^ | GeorgeDonnelly
    The TSA chose Meg McLain for special screening. They wanted her to go through the new porno-scanners. When she opted out, TSA agents raised an enormous ruckus. When she asked some question about what they planned to do to her, they flipped out. TSA agents yelled at her, handcuffed her to a chair, ripped up her ticket, called in 12 local Miami cops and finally escorted her out of the airport. Listen to her story as she told it on radio show Free Talk Live last night. Things are truly getting scary.
  • To Free Republic: thank you for unbanning me

    11/09/2010 10:33:13 PM PST · by citizenredstater9271 · 74 replies
    Me (vanity)
    Thank you for un-suspending my account. I will continue to use your site to encourage more conservative liberty-lovers to embrace liberty movements and liberty-leaning politicians.
  • Is a presidential run really in Palin's future?

    08/25/2010 5:14:21 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 103 replies
    The Dallas Morning News ^ | August 25, 2010 | Carl P. Leubsdorf
    From Alaska to Georgia, Sarah Palin has pursued a familiar political path this year, endorsing Republican candidates and picking up political chits. Potential presidential candidates have done that in midterm campaigns for more than a generation, often disclaiming any interest beyond helping their party or, in her case, the GOP women she calls "Mama Grizzlies." "That's not where my focus is," she said recently when asked about 2012 on Fox News Sunday. She may have scored a notable success in helping oust Sen. Lisa Murkowski in Tuesday's Alaska GOP primary, but overall her record has been mixed. She helped Nikki...
  • It's not about tea

    05/02/2010 12:54:43 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies · 329+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | May 2, 2010 | Paul Jacob
    Those who adore modern, unlimited government have a problem. A few problems, actually, but biggest is their obvious inability to say “no” to government growth. Today’s politicians and pundits seem completely incapable of prioritizing anything. After all, in their minds, every need represents a right to government support or a mandate for government action. If a constituency likes a program (and what constituency objects to money being thrown at them?), what can they say against it? But these folks have a second problem, a practical one. They have opponents. The bulk of the American populace, in a sense. But, in...
  • SHOCK POLL: 2012 Presidential Election Match-UpBarack Obama, Ron Paul... in yer dreams troll... ZOT!

    04/14/2010 7:41:14 AM PDT · by Woebama · 355 replies · 4,194+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | 4/14/10 | Drudge
  • (Video) Sarah Palin Handles Heckler At McCain Rally: Crowd Goes Nuts

    03/29/2010 12:49:06 PM PDT · by MaxCUA · 86 replies · 2,849+ views
    Video of someone 'Attempting' to heckle Sarah Palin. She response and the crowd loves it.
  • Will Liz Cheney Attack Rudy Giuliani's Firm For Representing 'Terrorist Detainees'?

    03/03/2010 12:48:15 PM PST · by Captain Kirk · 13 replies · 740+ views
    TPM ^ | March 3, 2010 | Justin Elliott
    In Liz Cheney's worldview, Rudy Giuliani is a disloyal al Qaeda sympathizer. Let us explain. Yesterday, Cheney's outfit, a group called Keep America Safe, went up with a blistering ad that attacked Justice Department lawyers who previously represented Guantanamo detainees and are now working on detainee issues. The ad dubbed the lawyers "the Al Qaeda Seven" and asked "whose values do they share?" while flashing an image of Osama bin Laden. It turns out that among the many high-profile lawyers who have represented so-called "terrorist detainees" is a top attorney with Rudy Giuliani's firm, Bracewell Giuliani, according to court documents...
  • Frank Rich, Ron Paul and the battle for the soul of America

    03/02/2010 8:37:32 AM PST · by Fester2010 · 32 replies · 531+ views
    Ron Paul has been one of America’s articulate advocates of a constitutional republic in the United State Congress. Dr. Paul supports abolishing the Federal Reserve and ending the income tax. He also favors replacing the entitlement programs with and charities, and creating real, sustainable prosperity built on a foundation of savings and investments.
  • Poll shows surprising strength by Tea Party's Debra Medina in GOP race for Texas governor

    02/09/2010 7:47:54 PM PST · by Clintonfatigued · 43 replies · 802+ views
    The Los Angeles Times ^ | February 9, 2010 | Mark Z. Barabak
    Nobody -- well, hardly anybody outside perhaps the Medina household -- expects the small business owner and anti-Washington crusader to be the next governor of Texas. Heck, until recently she wasn’t even much of a factor in the shoot-'em-up between the two leviathans of Lone Star politics, Gov. Rick Perry and Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison. Then again, up until a couple of weeks out, nobody thought Brown -- a little-known state senator and ex-Cosmo model -- stood much chance of swiping the Massachusetts Senate seat held for almost a quarter century by the late Edward M. Kennedy. That said, a...
  • Palin: Not Romney's turn (but she calls him "a great guy")

    01/27/2010 11:59:01 AM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 48 replies · 1,187+ views
    Politico ^ | 2010-01-27
    GOP 12 notes that Sarah Palin responded last night to the question of whether it's "Mitt Romney's turn to be the next Republican nominee for President." "Well, I don't think it's anybody's turn ever. We've got to really, really work hard to build up that trust in the people for the people to elect you in a primary and general," she said, going on to call Romney "a great guy."
  • Yes, Sarah Palin is a RINO.

    01/23/2010 10:19:54 AM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 509 replies · 7,648+ views
    The Reality Check ^ | 2010-01-23 | Zbigniew Mazurak
    Paul Streitz has decided to call Sarah Palin by her real name, because she endorsed John McCain (who is trying to win a fifth term as Senator) and said she will campaign for him. Fanatic Palinites, such as the editors of the misnamed „conservatives4palin.com” website (they should rename it „liberals4palin.com”), lambasted him and called him a “backstabber”. “If Paul Streitz’s support of Governor Palin is contingent upon his agreeing with every decision she makes or her selling out her deeply-held values, that’s unfortunate. While all support is appreciated, the governor has never been for sale. Ask the Alaska establishment, who...
  • Ex-gov. emerges as next Ron Paul (Gary Johnson, New Mexico)

    12/17/2009 2:48:19 PM PST · by listenhillary · 55 replies · 1,499+ views
    Politico ^ | 12/17/09 | Jonathan Martin
    Former New Mexico Republican Gov. Gary Johnson is a teetotaling triathlete who looks the part of the laid-back Mountain West politician. But don’t let the jeans and black mock turtleneck he's sporting on his new website fool you: Johnson is starting to sound like a mad-as-hell populist with an eye cast on 2012 and the building fury aimed at Washington. “I’m finding myself really angry over spending and the deficit,” he said in an interview with POLITICO this week. “I’m finding myself really angry over what’s happening in the Middle East, the decision to stay in Afghanistan indefinitely. I’m angry...
  • For Ron Paul supporters, ignorance is bliss

    12/16/2009 10:34:41 AM PST · by bigred08 · 56 replies · 1,435+ views
    The Examiner ^ | 12/16/2009 | Kevin Hall
    Paul ranks alongside ultra-liberal Dennis Kucinich as having the weakest foreign policy stances in the U.S. House. Tuesday, Paul and Kucinich were two of only 12 House members that voted against imposing new sanctions on Iran. The resolution that would penalize foreign companies from selling oil to Iran passed 412-12. "This will unify the Iranian people against us," Paul incorrectly predicts.
  • SC 2010: Romney to raise cash for DeMint

    10/20/2009 1:12:10 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 36 replies · 1,168+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | 2009-10-20 | Chris Cillizza
    Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (R) will appear as the special guest at a fundraiser next week to benefit South Carolina Sen. Jim DeMint's 2010 re-election, according to a copy of the invitation obtained by the Fix. The event, which will be held on Monday in Charleston at the home of Sheila and Bill Prezzano, features a number of power players in Palmetto State politics including money men Dick Coen, Bill Hewitt and O.L. Thompson as well as former Gov. Jim Edwards, former Rep. Tommy Hartnett and Republican National Committeewoman Cindy Costa. Hosts for the event are expected to donate...
  • Palin, Sounding Like Ron Paul, Takes on the Fed

    09/23/2009 7:07:47 AM PDT · by Palin Republic · 280 replies · 6,633+ views
    WSJ ^ | September 23, 2009 | Alex Frangos
    Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin fired a shot at the Federal Reserve in her coming-out speech in Hong Kong today, blaming the central bank for the current crisis and disagreeing with the idea that the Fed should have a greater role in preventing the next crisis. It was an echo of fellow Republican and Texas congressman Ron Paul, who has led the charge in Congress to perform an audit of the Federal Reserve with an eye to eventually eliminating it. “How can we discuss reform without addressing the government policies at the root of the problems? The root of the...
  • The Republican value-voters straw poll and the Ted Nugent Republicans

    09/18/2009 10:54:12 AM PDT · by GoldStandard · 16 replies · 1,149+ views
    The Hill ^ | 09/18/09 | Bernie Quigley
    I received lots of comments and mail about an entry here Thursday relating Ron Paul to Sarah Palin in a political atmosphere where 43 percent consider themselves independents. Many were from Paul supporters who didn’t like the connection. Others did. Glen, who says he has supported Paul for 20 years and Palin for one possibly got closest to the current reality: “I think Palin and Paul have a lot in common,” he wrote. “They are both libertarians, but they come to it from different approaches. Paul is an erudite scholar on both economics and foreign policy. Palin comes at it...
  • Troll Posting "Government Wasteful Spending Eliminated By Ron Paul"

    03/16/2009 8:42:25 PM PDT · by Grizzled Bear · 42 replies · 1,115+ views
    03/16/2009 | pendexusa
    Check out the FReep Mail I just recieved. This dweeb just joined us to FReep mail Ron Paul links. Who else received this? Where are all these trolls coming from? Is there a full moon out tonight? Grizzled Bear Government Wasteful Spending Eliminated By Ron Paul From pendexusa | 03/16/2009 8:34:12 PM PDT new Hello, Ron Paul is for the people, unless you want your children to have human implant RFID chips, a National ID card and create a North American Union and see an economic collapse far worse than the great depression. Vote for Ron Paul he speaks the...
  • Waiting for the Free Republic COLB Purge to Begin

    12/09/2008 8:34:17 PM PST · by fortunate sun · 478 replies · 7,057+ views
    Vanity | December 10, 2008 | fortunate sun
    There has always been a desire to maintain credibility and integrity on Free Republic. That is eroding with each new, Obama, birth certificate story. Many of those creating this ruckus claim are flying a false flag of Constitutionality when it is actually an effort to paint all Conservatives with the broad brush of conspiratorialism of the most dangerous kind. Thank you.
  • ATTACKED GIRL ADMITS IT WAS A HOAX!

    10/24/2008 10:39:43 AM PDT · by icwhatudo · 527 replies · 37,644+ views
    A Pittsburgh police commander says a volunteer for the McCain campaign who reported being robbed and attacked near a bank ATM in Bloomfield has confessed to making up the story. Police say charges will be filed. More details to follow.
  • Debra Median Must Pay Attorney's Fees in Suit Against RPT, Judge Says

    08/19/2008 11:35:16 AM PDT · by anymouse · 6 replies · 405+ views
    Quarum Report ^ | August 18, 2008 | Harvey Kronberg
    A judge has now assessed attorney’s fees in the suit filed by Wharton County Republican County Chairwoman Debra Medina against the Republican Party of Texas. The suit, which alleged irregularities in how party convention delegates were selected in three counties, was dismissed just before the state convention in June. The plaintiffs were assessed $14,500 in attorney’s fees so far with the judge specifying further fees depending on how far the plaintiffs choose to appeal the original ruling. If the plaintiffs unsuccessfully appeal all the way to the Texas Supreme Court, their attorney’s fees could run as high as $39,500.
  • Sued Texas GOP ordered to follow convention rules (Ron Paul supporters alert :))

    06/04/2008 7:51:35 PM PDT · by traviskicks · 51 replies · 233+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | 6/4/08 | ALAN BERNSTEIN
    Republican activists' Houston case warned state leaders will try to shut out grass-roots opposition at meeting next week A Harris County judge on Wednesday ordered the Texas Republican Party to comply with state election law at its state convention in Houston next week after Republican activists alleged that the party illegally uses procedures to minimize grass-root dissent. Visiting Judge Tom Sullivan issued the temporary restraining order on Wednesday, a few hours after it was requested in a lawsuit filed by activists across the state. Represented by lawyer Gary Polland, a former Harris County Republican Party chairman, the group alleges that...
  • Texas GOP stifles dissent, party activists say in lawsuit

    06/04/2008 12:33:37 PM PDT · by Stat-boy · 22 replies · 119+ views
    The Houston Chronicle ^ | June 4, 2008 | Alan Bernstein
    Republican activists across Texas sued their state party in a Harris County court today to block what they call an attempt at next week's state GOP convention in Houston to minimize grassroots dissent. Represented by lawyer Gary Polland, a former Harris County Republican Party chairman, the group alleges that party leaders violated procedural state laws at past conventions and plan to do so again. The suit asks a judge to order the party to follow the law, and Polland said an initial hearing by County Court at Law Judge Roberta Lloyd could come as early as this afternoon. Texas law...
  • 545 People

    03/31/2008 8:05:54 AM PDT · by Dick Bachert · 19 replies · 899+ views
    Unknown ^ | Unknown | Charley Reese
    545 People By Charlie Reese -- Politicians are the only people in the world who create problems and then campaign against them. Have you ever wondered why, if both the Democrats and the Republicans are against deficits, we have deficits? Have you ever wondered why, if all the politicians are against inflation and high taxes, we have inflation and high taxes? You and I don't propose a federal budget. The president does. You and I don't have the Constitutional authority to vote on appropriations. The House of Representatives does. You and I don't write the tax code, Congress does. You...