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  • “Do not post to me”

    08/28/2007 5:47:37 PM PDT · by Admin Moderator · 3,059 replies · 26,248+ views
    Free Republic ^ | 8/28/07 | Admin Moderator
    We've received many requests from freepers requesting that other freepers not post to them. There are several problems with this. 1. It's impossible for us to enforce.2. We don't have the time to enforce these requests.3. We don't have the software to keep track of these requests.4. Thick skin helps.5. Ignore the poster, if you don't reply, they won't reply. Free Republic does not need a bozo filter, bozo filters are for wimps. Final note: Trolls, troublemakers, disruptors, forum pests, malcontents, RINOs, liberals, stalkers, et al, would continue posting to (harassing) someone after being asked to stop. Conservative FReepers would...
  • Don't Think Twice, It's All Right

    12/31/2005 6:56:54 PM PST · by neverdem · 7 replies · 851+ views
    NY Times ^ | December 29, 2005 | TIMOTHY D. WILSON
    Op-Ed Contributor IT'S navel gazing time again, that stretch of the year when many of us turn our attention inward and think about how we can improve the way we live our lives. But as we embark on this annual ritual of introspection, we would do well to ask ourselves a simple question: Does it really do any good? --snip-- For years it was believed that emergency workers should undergo a debriefing process to focus on and relive their experiences; the idea was that this would make them feel better and prevent mental health problems down the road. After 9/11,...
  • Freshman Fights For Ferret On Campus - Files ADA Complaint Against University

    10/15/2005 6:36:23 AM PDT · by texianyankee · 44 replies · 1,352+ views
    Student files ADA complaint to keep pet in dorm room SAN ANTONIO - A student has filed an Americans With Disabilities Act complaint against a university because it won't let her keep her pet ferret at her dormitory. Freshman Sarah Sevick, 19, said in a complaint filed with the U.S. Justice Department that she needs the ferret, named Lilly, at Our Lady of the Lake University to calm her during panic attacks. "I'm not suing the school, and I'm not asking for money. I'm just trying to get her here," she said. Sevick said she has been diagnosed with psychiatric...
  • Hospitalized Reservist's AWOL Case to Proceed

    12/09/2004 11:31:43 PM PST · by Former Military Chick · 6 replies · 480+ views
    Washington Post ^ | December 10, 2004 | Lynne Duke
    An Army reservist who checked himself into a civilian psychiatric hospital after being turned away from a military clinic should be court-martialed for being absent without leave, according to an Army report. First Lt. Jullian P. Goodrum, of Knoxville, Tenn., is a veteran of both U.S. wars in Iraq and is being treated for post-traumatic stress disorder at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Goodrum was also suffering from the disorder last fall, the time of his alleged infraction. "Lt. Goodrum has been diagnosed with PTSD, though this should not be reason to not pursue court martial action," states the report...