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  • Its Tarp One all over again

    10/10/2013 4:08:09 PM PDT · by Understand the stimulus · 6 replies
    10/10/13 | Understand the Stimulus
    Once again cry baby boehner is ambushed by a communist agitator who enjoys watching America sweat under massive government abuse of power... Welcome to TARP ONE...Boehner allowed 19 republicans to meet with Obama today UNDERMINING the power the speaker had...Obama now knows the Republican's who want to retreat such as Cantor, the man with a super liberal wife... Smart people know that Obama would never accept what Barbag Boehner offered... In Tarp One, the republicans refused to pass the BUMBRAIN BUSH plan and the stock market crashed...
  • Why are the oil rigs on federal land still pumping oil(shouldn't they be capped?)

    10/10/2013 1:30:21 PM PDT · by Vendome · 2 replies
    Vanity | 10/10/2013 | Vendome
    And what of the windmills? Why aren't the waters located in the Golden Gate National park closed? Why are lumber mills allowed to operate until further notice? Why isn't Moffet Field closed? Why are they still pumping Helium out of our reserves?
  • Question: What's the difference Flying into Airport in MD, DC, or VA with Legally Checked Firearm?

    10/10/2013 7:16:42 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 19 replies
    10 Oct 2013
    Will they confiscate if I fly into BWI (lower airfare) and safer if I fly into Dulles?? This whole thing is so messed up ...
  • Shut down the White House, Park Service

    10/09/2013 8:07:25 PM PDT · by Anitius Severinus Boethius · 13 replies
    10/9/2013 | ASB
    The White House is part of 'President's Park' and as such is administered by the National Park Service. If restaurateurs are being evicted from their location in Park Service facilities, shouldn't that be consistently applied to those who live and work in other Park Service facilities? Shut it down!
  • Study: Temperatures go off the charts around 2047

    10/09/2013 1:54:03 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 68 replies ^ | 10/9/13 | Seth Borenstein - AP
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Starting in about a decade, Kingston, Jamaica, will probably be off-the-charts hot — permanently. Other places will soon follow. Singapore in 2028. Mexico City in 2031. Cairo in 2036. Phoenix and Honolulu in 2043. And eventually the whole world in 2047. A new study on global warming pinpoints the probable dates for when cities and ecosystems around the world will regularly experience hotter environments the likes of which they have never seen before. And for dozens of cities, mostly in the tropics, those dates are a generation or less away. "This paper is both innovative and sobering,"...
  • President Obama Explains the Shutdown

    10/09/2013 1:25:28 PM PDT · by pabianice · 14 replies
    The White House ^ | 10/9/13 | White House Press Office
    President Obama Explains the Shutdown Yesterday, eight days into the Republican government shutdown, President Obama spoke from the White House about the need for Republicans in Congress to stop threatening another recession just to sabotage Obamacare, stop demanding ransom just for doing their jobs, and just vote to reopen the government. He talked about the toll this shutdown is already taking on our country and the economy, and warned against the dire consequences of a default if Congress doesn’t act to prevent an economic shutdown. Keeping the government running and paying the nation’s bills aren’t bargaining chips or a matter...
  • A Barrycade too far?Regime over reach on national parks stirs hornet`s nest.

    10/09/2013 12:09:31 PM PDT · by nomad · 43 replies
    A number of us freepers have been posting stories about the over reach by the regime on the National Parks closures. This is a populist issue that along with all the others associated with this shutdown has, according to a recent poll, driven O`Bozo`s approval ratings down to 37%. I believe we need to jump on this and hammer it home to the "low info voters". A simple and petty example of the vindictiveness of the "Spite House" such as this parks issue illustrates it for even the blind.
  • Time that State/Local Govts assert their authority when it comes to State/Local property.(Vanity)

    10/09/2013 11:14:31 AM PDT · by ReaganÜberAlles · 7 replies
    If these State & Local legal entities in any way help; Fund, operate, manage, maintain or otherwise handle or control; National Parks, Forests, Memorials, Beaches, Seashores, Monuments then they have the legal and Constitutional right to continue to operate them. Enough of this bullshit!! Take them over! Let's see Obama try & send the Army to stop them. The Feds can have D.C. and that's all they get. The rest is ours!
  • Ryan Pushing Means Testing for SS Benefits?

    10/09/2013 10:15:32 AM PDT · by originalbuckeye · 163 replies
    10/9/13 | Originalbuckeye
    I just heard my Conservative radio hosts discussing what is being put on the table by the Republicans in the House. They said Ryan is pushing means testing for SS benefits.
  • Educate! Federal Park Issues Belong to Obama (Vanity)

    10/09/2013 10:02:20 AM PDT · by DouglasKC · 19 replies
    Today | Self
    There are a lot of good comments on various news stories around the web blaming Obama for the issues of National Parks and monuments denying access to citizens. That's all well and good but the public must be educated as to WHY Obama is at fault. If they're not educated many will dismiss the Obama blame as just more politics. A simple statement on the comments of news stores can do wonders. For example: "The National Park system is under control of the Secretary of Interior. The Secretary of the Interior is part of Obama's cabinet. These types of orders...
  • Halloween and the homosexual movement

    10/08/2013 8:39:55 AM PDT · by Faith Presses On · 38 replies
    Since Halloween, the holiday that best represents the culture of death, is coming up, I wanted to post something about this side of it. These articles argue that Halloween was made an adult holiday by the homosexual culture, which seems to be partly true. But the subjects of Satan, death, evil and the demonic were actually adult concerns to begin with. How tragic that the Satanic has been so embraced that people wear around skeletons on their clothes, and that includes little children as well. We can pray as Christians that their spiritual eyes would be opened to the evil...
  • Megan Kelly pulls Fox hard left.

    10/07/2013 6:14:08 PM PDT · by ez · 279 replies
    Free republic ^ | 10/7/13 | Ez
    Megan Kelly is off to a rocky start, pulling Fox hard to left, challenging Senator Ted Cruz in much the same way Candy Crowley did at CNN. So far she has quoted polls by Politico and PPP.
  • Are the Interstate Highways next?

    10/07/2013 9:32:13 AM PDT · by Lowcountry · 66 replies
    Based on the thuggish Federal closings of open air monuments and National Parks, is it feasible the feds could TRY shut down the Interstate Highway system?
  • ENDGAME: AMERICA (Part 1 of 2)

    10/07/2013 8:54:53 AM PDT · by Lazamataz · 226 replies
    Free Republic Original Content | October 7, 2013 | by Laz A. Mataz
    Near-silently, I padded through the grasslands, crouching down low, the chill air frosting my breath with every exhale. I hoped -- nay, prayed -- I would be unseen by the hastily-deployed military and civilian martial-law enforcement squads. Following the roads was simply not an option. The checkpoints were placed every few miles leading out of Atlanta, and every one of them had armed personnel with ballistic armor. Some even had lightly-armored vehicles. No matter if you went by back roads or expressway, there they were - and all of them had a school bus or two to ferry you to...
  • It's "Settled Law"

    10/07/2013 7:23:06 AM PDT · by canuck_conservative · 59 replies
    Exclusive to FR ^ | Monday, October 7, 2013 | cc
    Democrats say we must accept ObamaCare, because it was legally passed by the Legislative branchand signed into law by the country's leader. Well, so was Russia's law against homosexual propaganda. So, does the Obama Administration also think all Americans should accept that law as settled too? Will we see Obama tell all protesters, in the run-up to the Olympics, that they must accept that "settled law" too, and should stop their childish protests against it?
  • Obama was for 'Compromise,' Before he was Against It

    10/07/2013 5:04:02 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 5 replies
    In the days leading up to the 'Fiscal Cliff' in 2012, just a month after the national elections, President Obama made a statement about the stalemate over the lack of negotiations: "With their votes, the American people have determined that governing is a shared responsibility between both parties. In this Congress, laws can only pass with support from Democrats and Republicans. And that means nobody gets 100 percent of what they want. Everybody gotta give a little bit in a sensible way. We move forward together, or we do not move forward and all....We’re gonna have to find some common...
  • Resistance is not futile

    We need to join the chorus of Americans who are proudly defying the O`Bozo assclown circus and it`s Barrycades. If you know of a park that was closed but has been "liberated" by peaceful citizen`s action such as tape or snow fencing cut down, Barrycades moved, or cones removed, please post a thread about it.
  • Milwaukee Archdiocese Paved Way for Planned Parenthood in Wisconsin Healthcare

    10/06/2013 4:51:39 PM PDT · by schmootman · 11 replies
    Planned Parenthood Madison East Website ^ | 10/1/13 | Planned Parenthood
    Arise, Children's Community Health Plan, Common Ground Healthcare Cooperative, Molina, United, Unity, WEA Insurance Corp The above health insurance plans include Planned Parenthood as an in-network provider.
  • Best Talking Points for Shutdown/Obamacare

    10/06/2013 5:43:21 PM PDT · by Joachim · 26 replies
    Self | 10/6/2013 | Joachim
    OK, what are the best shutdown/Obamacare talking points out there? Seems like it would be good to make a list. Feel free to post or link to your favorites, as appropriate.
  • Resistance is not futile! (We CAN make a difference)

    I posted a thread the other day about people in Ohio not letting the Barrycades stop them from enjoying the Cuyahoga Valley Ohio and Erie Canal Tow-Path bike trail. Well the people of Ohio have not given up, the plastic snow fence "Barrycades" are still downed and a limited number of people are enjoying their trail. Which begs asking: should more people in more states use such peaceful "citizens guerrilla" tactics as cutting and downing their local park`s Barrycades? I can`t answer that for you but this morning, I had a really nice early autumn hike along a lovely trail.