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  • Joss Whedon Wishes for Trump’s Death, Relief from ‘My Hate and Sadness’

    04/04/2018 2:59:00 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 107 replies
    Breitbart ^ | April 4, 2018 | April 4, 2018
    Hollywood director Joss Whedon took to Twitter late Tuesday and wished for President Donald Trump to “quietly die.” “Donald trump is killing this country. Some of it quickly, some slowly, but he spoils and destroys everything he touches,” Whedon wrote. “He emboldens monsters, wielding guns, governmental power, or just smug doublespeak. Or Russia,” the Avengers director wrote. “My hate and sadness are exhausting. Die, Don. Just quietly die.”
  • Hillary's Coffee Ladies share memories of election night defeat one year later

    11/03/2017 9:17:58 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 66 replies
    WCPO-TV ^ | November 3, 2017 | Paula Christian
    A year ago, I left five women sitting shell-shocked on the floor of a Wyoming home after their election night party went horribly wrong. It was well past midnight and I remember them still staring at the television screen, trying to understand how Donald Trump had beaten Hillary Clinton to become president of the United States. I felt awkward as I watched their expectations collapse in slow motion. I had spent hours with these women over the years and my stories had made them famous. They were known nationally as the Hillary’s Coffees Ladies – a group of ordinary Ohio...
  • A Pleasant Day Protesting All Things Trump

    02/23/2017 12:01:19 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | February 23, 2017 | Charles Lipson
    It was a beautiful day in the neighborhood. That’s unusual for Presidents’ Day in Chicago, where the weather is typically a mournful dirge for Abraham Lincoln and George Washington, with blowing snow and biting wind. But in 2017, it was a gentle, sunny day that felt like mid-May. A good day for a protest, and one had gathered on the riverbank opposite Trump Tower. There were lots of police nearby, but they were relaxed, without much to do. The demonstration was clearly peaceful, so I decided to walk over and see what it was about. It was about President Donald...
  • Planned Parenthood deserves to be supported, not attacked [projectile vomit alert]

    07/17/2015 4:08:32 PM PDT · by markomalley · 35 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 7/16.15 | Petula Dvorak
    Planned Parenthood has become one of the most attacked groups in America. Daily protests, funding threats and “sting” videos featuring hired actors are the norm. Shootings, bombings, arson and chemical-weapon attacks are less frequent but still occur against the group, which has been operating since 1916 and which a Republican president — Richard Nixon, no less — funded in 1970. Seriously — El Chapo gets less heat than Planned Parenthood does. I’m tempted to wonder whether the group was involved in hiding Osama bin Laden, they get so much political vitriol. Now a group that helps 2.7 million American women...
  • White House Lit in Rainbow Flag Colors Tonight!

    06/26/2015 7:33:19 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 229 replies
    Photo: White House lit up with rainbow colors in celebration of Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage
  • Germans don’t think America stands for freedom anymore

    06/25/2015 10:07:15 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 59 replies
    WashPost ^ | 6-25-2015 | Adam Taylor
    To many, America is synonymous with freedom. The country dubbed itself the "land of the free" and, when trying to reclaim sliced and fried potatoes from the French, briefly attempted to rename "French fries" as "freedom fries." Yet America's global reputation for personal freedom has taken a beating over the last couple of years. Data from Pew Global Research suggests a dramatic fall in the number of people around the world who say the U.S. government respects the freedom of its people. The issue may be most stark in Germany. Back in 2013, a whopping 81 percent of Germans polled...
  • The Debt Ceiling Is Breaking Ben Bernanke's Heart (Tiny Violins Alert)

    10/09/2013 1:06:23 PM PDT · by mojito · 5 replies
    National Journal ^ | 10/9/2013 | Patrick Reis and Catherine Hollander
    Ben Bernanke has spent half of a decade trying to coax investors out of their post-recession bunkers. Now, Congress is set to once again send them running for cover. The country will default in the coming weeks unless lawmakers reach a debt ceiling deal, but just by coming close to the edge, Congress will pull markets in the exact opposite direction than the Federal Reserve has been trying to push them. Bernanke's bid to resuscitate the economy depends on two leaps of faith. Businesses need to have enough faith in the future to ask for the big loans they need...
  • Detroit’s Failure, a Product of Liberalism and Greed

    08/02/2013 8:19:49 AM PDT · by rktman · 8 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 8/2/2013 | Dr. Ileana Johnson Paugh
    Detroit is a classic example of failed obamunism and personal responsibility; it played out the union-controlled socialism to the bitter end and it lost the destructive game - eventually all socialists run out of other people’s money as Margaret Thatcher used to say. Detroit is now a picture of litter and filth with few suburbs left that take pride in their appearance. Pontiac and Flint are not far behind in their march towards insolvency.
  • Are blacks really so blind?

    07/23/2013 6:31:33 AM PDT · by rktman · 38 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 7/23/2013 | Mychal Massie
    I heard a defense attorney say that while she believed in the jury process and felt that they had reached the right decision, “George Zimmerman being found not guilty does not mean he is innocent.” The first thing that came to my mind is every client she has should fire her and that no one should employ her services ever again. Imagine, your defense attorney, for which you have paid handsomely, wins your case and then does an interview where she suggests that even though you were found not guilty it doesn’t mean you’re innocent.
  • Advice about depression, please

    05/28/2013 10:47:14 PM PDT · by proud American in Canada · 121 replies
    myself | May 29 2013 | myself
    Hi Freepers, I have a question for you. It is late, so if anyone answers me, I’ll probably have to answer most posts tomorrow. I have this weird dichotomy going on. I go to church and pray a lot—but there is a part of me that just wants to die, although I don’t really want to. I was just listening to the Stone Temple Pilots—“I Got You”—about heroin. For a few moments I thought about how I might procure some, because tomorrow I have to go to the American Embassy in Ottawa to fix my papers so I can go...
  • Taking a leave of absence from FR

    11/07/2012 9:47:53 AM PST · by Big Steve · 56 replies
    I know FR may be getting a lot of these, but I am taking a leave of absence from FR. I don't know what to say about yesterday's election, except it fell way below our expectations. I usually come in and observe in here, and I was very hopeful we would win. But when results came out and we would not win, I just wanted to cry. Where has our country gone? This is not the country I know. In the meantime, I will leave FR until I feel the need to come back again. God bless you all for...
  • Global bacon shortage "unavoidable," group says

    09/25/2012 10:04:52 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 15 replies ^ | Sept. 25, 2012 | Alex Sundby
    (CBS News) BLTs next year might have to forego the B, according to a British trade group. Britain's National Pig Association, "the voice of the British pig industry," warned recently that a global shortage of bacon and pork "is now unavoidable" because of shrinking herds. The trade group reported Thursday that annual pig production for Europe's main pig producers fell across the board between 2011 and 2012, a trend that "is being mirrored around the world." The group tied the decline to increased feed costs, an effect of poor harvests for corn and soybeans. Even though the pig association issued...
  • Sheriff Dever dies in single vehicle accident (AZ)

    09/19/2012 5:25:06 AM PDT · by SandRat · 53 replies
    Sierra Vista Herald ^ | 09/18/2012 | Staff
    It was learned late Tuesday night that Cochise County Sheriff Larry Dever has died in a single vehicle rollover accident in Coconino County. Details of what occurred are sketchy as of this hour, but the news was confirmed by Cochise County Supervisor Pat Call at about 11 p.m. Dever was running unopposed in this fall’s election for what would have been his fifth term as sheriff. It is unclear at this time what his sudden passing will mean in the electoral process. The sheriff was more than a local law enforcement official as he took the lead on the national...
  • Muslim event in Oregon canceled due to threats

    05/03/2011 12:45:12 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 14 replies ^ | May 3, 2011
    (CBS News)PORTLAND, Ore. - A Monday evening rally to celebrate the death of Osama Bin Laden has been cancelled due to security concerns, reports CBS affiliate KOIN. "Just the reaction of last nights' news has been different, in different communities and we have been getting emails. Some have been supportive - sending best wishes and there are really 'out there' emails," said Salma Ahmad, President of the Islamic Society of Greater Portland. Ahmad didn't go into detail about the threats but it could be coming from both people who have an axe to grind with Muslims and Muslims who sympathize...

    03/30/2009 3:42:56 PM PDT · by Crazieman · 49 replies · 2,400+ views
    Drudge (for now) ^ | 3/30/09 | unknown
  • Miners' families treated 'unconscionably'

    08/23/2007 12:00:14 PM PDT · by yorkie · 25 replies · 1,149+ views
    KCPW ^ | August 23, 2007 | Staff
    Families of six trapped miners in Huntington, Utah were treated "unconscionably" during the rescue effort, says Governor Jon Huntsman. Asked to elaborate, he would not point fingers directly: "The federal folks did everything they could, let me just put it that way," said Huntsman. "I'm not going to get into the mine owner, other than to say that I thought the way the families were treated was unconscionable, and I think they deserve better."
  • Tears for The Amish

    10/03/2006 12:35:41 AM PDT · by beyond the sea · 54 replies · 964+ views
    Free Republic ^ | 10/3/06 | self
  • World's greatest fishing, therapy dog passes away (Vanity)

    09/20/2006 4:05:28 PM PDT · by girlangler · 26 replies · 489+ views
    me ^ | Sept.20, 2006 | me
    To: All Kentucky Outdoor Press Association members From: ****** I just received word that Bud Light, the sweetest little dog in the world, and the official Kentucky Outdoor Press Association mascot, had to be euthanized today because he had cancer and it had spread rapidly, leaving him to face delibitating pain. Nobody knows how old Bud Light was, since he was a "pound hound," adopted at the local animal shelter. It's also impossible to determine what breed he was, but he was a white, fluffy small bundle of joy. Any of you who ever attended the KOPA meetings know that...
  • Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin dead

    09/03/2006 9:29:57 PM PDT · by lunarbicep · 620 replies · 30,836+ views ^ | September 4, 2006
    <p>He was killed in a freak accident in Cairns, police sources said. It is understood he was killed by a sting-ray barb that went through his chest.</p> <p>He was swimming off the Low Isles at Port Douglas filming an underwater documentary and that's when it occured.</p>
  • Defeating Depression Part I [Charismatic Devotional Thread]

    08/22/2006 7:56:23 PM PDT · by JockoManning · 255 replies · 3,052+ views
    Kad-Esh Shabbat Letter 16th of June MAP Ministries ^ | 16 June 2006 | Rabbi Baruch, Bishop Dominiquae Bierman
    16th of June DEFEATING DEPRESSION PART 1 “Anxiety in the heart of man causes depression, but a good word makes it glad” Proverbs 12:25 Depression- from Webster’s New Unabridged Dictionary Low spirits, gloominess, dejection, sadness, a decrease in force, or activity, or amount, a decrease in functional activity. An emotional condition either normal or pathological characterized by discouragement, a feeling of inadequacy, the act of humbling abasement as a depression of pride. Abasement, reduction, sinking, fall, humiliation, dejection, melancholy. Major Depression Facts Major depression is the No.1 psychological disorder in the western world.(1) It is growing in all age groups,...