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  • 'ISIS bride' Hoda Muthana is not a US citizen: Sec. Pompeo

    02/20/2019 11:25:37 AM PST · by GeorgiaDawg32 · 50 replies
    ABC News ^ | 2/20/2019 | ABC News
    "ISIS bride" Hoda Muthana, who has been asking to return to the United States, is not an American citizen, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement on Wednesday, contrary to her family lawyer's assertion.
  • Mandatory Title: NFL LIVE THREAD Week 7

    10/17/2017 3:43:19 AM PDT · by Bender2 · 108 replies
    Mandatory Title: NFL LIVE THREAD Week 7 Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 Kansas City at Oakland 8:25 pm CBS Oakland Coliseum Sunday, Oct 22, 2017 Arizona at L.A. Rams 1:00 pm FOX Twickenham Stadium Baltimore at Minnesota 1:00 pm CBS U.S. Bank Stadium Carolina at Chicago 1:00 pm FOX Soldier Field Jacksonville at Indianapolis 1:00 pm CBS Lucas Oil Stadium New Orleans at Green Bay 1:00 p FOX Lambeau Field N.Y. Jets at Miami 1:00 pm FOX Hard Rock Stadium Tampa Bay at Buffalo 1:00 pm FOX New Era Field Tennessee at Cleveland 1:00 pm CBS FirstEnergy Stadium Dallas at San...
  • Obama: 'Divisive' rhetoric of campaign is corroding democracy

    03/28/2016 6:39:02 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 34 replies
    The Hill ^ | March 28, 2016 | Lisa Hagen
    Screengrab President Barack Obama on Monday night condemned the "divisive rhetoric" and the omission of facts on the campaign trail. During the keynote address at the Toner Prize of Excellence in Political Reporting, Obama took several swipes at the GOP presidential candidates — without mentioning any names. In the wake of terrorist attacks in Brussels, GOP hopefuls Ted Cruz and Donald Trump have called for monitoring Muslim neighborhoods and Trump, the GOP front-runner, has previously proposed banning Muslims from entering the country. “The divisive and often vulgar rhetoric that’s aimed at everybody, but is often focused on the vulnerable...
  • *vanity* Ron Paul

    01/03/2012 8:26:14 PM PST · by Kevin in California · 40 replies · 1+ views
    01-03-12 | Me
    With all due respect, please go away! I just listened to your drivel and think you're a loon. You're about as Republican as my dog. Wait, I don't have a dog! Seriousy, please quietly exit out the back door and slowly get lost!
  • GOOOH will run candidates in 2012 ! [Breaking News]

    12/29/2010 4:15:06 AM PST · by davidosborne · 26 replies · 2+ views
    http://www.GOOOH.com ^ | 29 December 2010 | David Osborne
    From GOOOH HQ: Tim Cox, Founder of GOOOH, recently announced that GOOOH is officially GO in 2012 ! Our FIRST Nationwide campaign will begin on or about 18 January 2011 ! As the Florida Director for GOOOH I am on a mission to place an ad in every LOCAL newspaper, HOA newsletter, and any other LOCAL venue you can think of. GOOOH Florida will fund this project but I need GOOOH memebers in FLORIDA to step up and help run these ads in YOUR local papers. Please call me if you can help with this effort David Osborne 850 933...
  • The Monumental Hypocrazy of ZOT!

    05/24/2009 8:23:13 PM PDT · by Darvin Dowdy · 91 replies · 3,193+ views
    5/24/09 | Darvin Howdy Dowdy, the blog pimp
    To those out there desperately trying to paste together scraps of enthusiasm by singing the poetic praises of VP Dick Cheney, please don’t expect the average conservative out in flyover country to join your little Republican booster club. Certainly, there is not much to disagree with in what the former VP says. No doubt, we’re “less safe” under Obama. Pres Obama’s administration is obviously lowering all of our defenses. Opening us wide to all manner of political, economic and violent terror attacks. So why does the GOP Base continue to rapidly shrink? (now down to 27% - Gallup) Why is...
  • 2008 Republican Presidential Primary (Rasmussen) Giuliani 33% McCain 19% Gingrich 13%

    02/20/2007 6:57:59 AM PST · by areafiftyone · 41 replies · 798+ views
    Rasmussen ^ | 2/20/07
    For the second straight week, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani (R) holds a fourteen percentage point lead in the race for the Republican Presidential nomination. Giuliani attracts support from 33% of Likely Primary Voters while Arizona Senator John McCain is supported by 19%. A week ago, it was Giuliani 32% McCain 18%. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R) picked up a few points this week and now is favored by 13%. Trailing Gingrich is former Massachusetts Mitt Romney (R) at 9%. Senators Sam Brownback (R) and Chuck Hagel (R) each earn 3% support. It is not clear that...
  • Giuliani's Star Might Be Rising (Lavish Praise from Gingrich Caps Big Week for 'America's Mayor')

    02/16/2007 4:34:15 PM PST · by Jet Jaguar · 400 replies · 4,214+ views
    ABC News ^ | Feb. 16, 2007 | TEDDY DAVIS
    Long dismissed by Washington insiders as incapable of receiving the Republican Party's presidential nomination because of his pro-abortion rights, pro-gay rights and pro-gun control views, former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani was lavished with praise Friday by an icon of American conservatism. "He is much stronger than anyone could have predicted six months ago," said former Republican House Speaker Newt Gingrich from Georgia. "New York is four times safer than it used to be. It's one of the greatest achievements of government capability in the 20th century. And Rudy just has to go out and say, 'This is who...
  • 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...
  • Americans prefer video to national parks: study (WHO WANTS TO SEE PARKS WITH BUSLOADS 0F TOURISTS?)

    06/22/2006 8:22:38 PM PDT · by paulat · 29 replies · 532+ views
    Yahoo!/Reuters ^ | 6/22/06 | Jon Hurdle
    Americans prefer video to national parks: study By Jon Hurdle Tue Jun 20, 11:36 PM ET Americans are less interested in spending time in natural surroundings like national parks because they are spending more time watching television, playing video games and surfing the Internet, according to a study released on Tuesday. The study, for The Nature Conservancy, found per-capita visits to national parks have been declining for years. National park visitation data starting in 1930 peaked in 1987 at 1.2 visits per person per year. But by 2003 it had declined by about 25 percent to 0.9 visits per person...
  • ‘Walking school bus’ plan promotes safety

    05/24/2006 1:53:24 PM PDT · by wjersey · 14 replies · 351+ views
    The Kansas City Star ^ | 5/23/2006 | EDIE HALL
    The wheels on the bus might not be going round and round anymore. In fact, there might not be wheels at all for some Shawnee pupils. On Monday, the Shawnee City Council directed city staff to apply for state funding to implement a “walking school bus” initiative in two elementary schools for the 2007-08 school year. A walking school bus essentially is a group of children walking together to school with one or more adults leading them along a designated safe route. As far as the city staff can tell, Shawnee would be the first in Kansas to implement such...
  • 2 Detained for Crossing Bering on Foot

    04/04/2006 10:59:21 AM PDT · by SmithL · 39 replies · 1,238+ views
    AP ^ | 4/4/6 | MARIA DANILOVA
    MOSCOW, Russia -- Russian authorities have detained an American and a British citizen in the far east after the pair made a rare crossing by foot of a frozen 56-mile stretch of the Bering Strait, officials said Tuesday. The two were arrested in Chukotka province for failing to register with the authorities, Andrei Orlov, spokesman for the Federal Security Service's (FSB) northeastern border guard division, said on NTV television. All visitors are required to register with police within three days of their arrival in Russia, even if they have visas. Russian authorities did not identify the two or say when...
  • After an Often-Tumultuous Tenure, Daschle Exits Quietly (WaPo's Sympathy for the Daschle)

    12/12/2004 8:51:56 AM PST · by kristinn · 20 replies · 718+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | Sunday, December 12, 2004 | Eric Pianin
    Daschle, 57, led the Senate Democrats through a tumultuous decade of a government shutdown, the impeachment of a president, the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and an anthrax assault on his Senate staff. Now he says he is focused on the future and a possible new career with a Washington law firm, investment house or public policy think tank. He has pretty much ruled out lobbying.SNIPduring an interview Friday in his stately office at the Capitol overlooking the Mall, Daschle declined to discuss the campaign or his feelings about Frist, dismissing such an exercise as "corrosive and so totally unproductive."SNIPAs...
  • Old-Timers versus Newbies

    10/04/2004 2:33:37 AM PDT · by borntobeagle · 173 replies · 2,672+ views
    borntobeagle
    I am appalled. I want you "old-Timers" take a good hard look at how each and every one of you are welcoming the "newbies" to this very Site called FREEREPUBLIC. Isn't the very idea of enlightening the public to the ideas of conservatism of any relevance to you? I witnessed a fellow Freeper downright insult a "newbie" on this board by telling the poster to "take a hike". Is this how you want to represent the Republican/Conservative ideas that we adamantly believe are better for our Nation? Simply stated, it is both offensive and insulting to anyone who may wish...
  • ZOT! You are being fleeced

    10/15/2003 10:02:41 AM PDT · by 847184727965B · 441 replies · 1,547+ views
    The calculator | Today | Mikhail
    Jim Robinson is taking his supporters for a huge ride. Even though he's using this ancient perl/CGI format(that has changed 3 times in 6 years), there's no way in hell it costs $260,000 a year to run FreeRepublic unless Robinson is paying himself and his family at least $225,000 a year. https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/budget Monthly Expenses Bandwidth $2,700 Technical Services 4,000 Administrative 7,500 Legal Expenses 3,000 Estimated Bank Fees, Insurance, Office Expenses, Maintenance and Repairs, Supplies, Travel, misc. 2,200 $2700 a month for bandwidth? What, he has his own dedicated T1/T3 lines? $48,000 a year for "Technical Services?" You could hire three...