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  • Are We Ready to Play Some Hardball?

    03/29/2017 9:59:16 PM PDT · by arrogantsob · 1 replies
    personal opinion | 3/29/2017 | arrogantsob
    With the approach of a new baseball season the Trump administration should consider how far it is willing to go to get Neil Gorsuch on the Court. It is critical to get him approved before many more cases are argued. It should be obvious that the Trump presidency is undergoing numerous attacks in the Whack Job Judiciary. Everything it tries to do will be challenged in the courts. One of the strongest steps the Republican Senators could take would be to suspend or eliminate the Filibuster Rule. This has good arguments for it and good arguments against it. But there...
  • Marie Barf (maybe Harf...)

    03/27/2017 7:17:56 PM PDT · by Positive · 44 replies
    My Eyeballs | 3/27/2017 | Self
    This idiot made such a fool of herself as a spokesgirl for the prior administration's bureaucracy that she was transferred to some less visible role. Now Fox has her as a regular contributor, no thanks. Now there is no refuge from the garbage of the left.
  • The House Freedom Caucus--the truth (vanity)

    03/27/2017 11:21:34 AM PDT · by Basket_of_Deplorables · 63 replies
    self | 3/27/2017 | self
    I am sick of the lies repeated about the House Freedom Caucus. The HFC are the good guys, and the closest we have in the House to Tea Party. They fly below the radar because they are universally hated by the swamp and GOPe leadership, so as to dodge the publically threatened (by GOPe leadership) retaliation. They don't rush to the microphones, but in fact keep their membership list secret. They don't rally around anything unless 80% of their members support it, then hang together. They are NOT anti Trump, and anyone who says that is lying to you. Ask...
  • A Great America Requiem (Mass for the Dead)

    03/26/2017 8:22:56 AM PDT · by street_lawyer · 1 replies
    3/26/2017 | Street Lawyer
    We have already seen the entire media portray recalcitrant conservatives in the Republican party as ideologues. But the real culprits are progressives in both parties whose construct is the primacy of government regulations over free-market principles. While it may be too late for great Senators like Rand Paul to realize a free-market insurance model, it is the only viable solution to a government created catastrophe of immeasurable proportions which has consumed one-fifth (1/5) of the economy.
  • So, what changed your mind about Trump? (vanity)

    03/24/2017 4:32:05 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 141 replies
    March 24, 2017
    Some of us, forum posters, conservative columnists, and commentators, were not thrilled with having Donald J. Trump as the GOP nominee. We thought his statements were reckless and stupid. And we didn't trust him or believe him when he talked conservative principles. After all, he'd changed parties several times over the years. When the election came around, some people supposedly on our side actually voted for Hillary. I couldn't do that, of course. I couldn't vote for any Democrat. I thought of voting for Gary Johnson. He said he believed in a strong military. But then he said that he wanted to cut the...
  • My favorite sports board is full of libs

    03/24/2017 2:39:26 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 25 replies
    I can't even go on my favorite sports board without being surrounded by libs. Just look at them all chomping at the bit for single payer. Its sick. So tired of it. Their hate for Trump and everything Republican is amazing. Rent free in their heads.
  • The Danger of Jewish Self-Hatred

    03/23/2017 3:52:32 PM PDT · by ErikJohnsky · 21 replies
    vanity ^ | 3/23 | self
    as everyone has heard today, a suspect was apprehended in Israel today for making threatening calls to JCCs around the country. Unlike the Muslims, I will not argue for leniency or mercy for him on account of colonialism/imperialism/Zionism, nor will I do what a lot of blacks do by blaming bad behavior on slavery/Jim Crow. Whatever his motive, rape him, do whatever to him in prison and I'll laugh at him. What likely IS the culprit is the plague of Jewish self-hatred. I've seen it from the time I was a kid to the present, and this loser is an...
  • The agony of being TOO BEAUTIFUL to be faithful! As it's revealed attractive couples [tr]

    03/22/2017 4:05:07 AM PDT · by C19fan · 97 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | March 21, 2017 | Julia Stephenson
    Beauty is a gift that ought to come with a caveat: a warning sign stating that while being gorgeous might sound like fun, when it comes to relationships, oh boy, are you in for a rough time. I should know. You can call me immodest, vain even, for admitting so freely that in my youth I was good looking. But then, I believe that had I not been so beautiful, I might still be married to the man I once loved. The fatal flaw in our relationship was I blossomed to become so much better looking than he was. My...
  • Tuesday Morning Vanity - The Good Guys Win... In the End

    03/21/2017 5:48:51 AM PDT · by George Rand · 4 replies
    Myself | 3/21/2017 | George Rand
    Among my conservative friends, they are split roughly down the middle on their opinion of Alex Jones from InfoWars. I myself believe his mind tends to be in the right place, but he goes off on tangents. I rarely watch him, but tune in every now and then to see what he has to say and I must admit he has hit right on target many times. I was turned onto a long interview of him by Joe Rogan, another talk-show personality. I don't watch Joe but I have heard of him. In this 3 hour interview, they talk about...
  • -Vanity- Comey/Rogers congressional testimony a "ZERO"!!!

    03/20/2017 9:46:55 AM PDT · by JLAGRAYFOX · 72 replies
    Watching FNC coverage of Comey/Rogers hearings which are a full blown joke. Fox News Channel panel is fawning all over itself, telling us lowly peons that this a blockbuster!!! Not so!!! Please, do not "p--" down my back, and the tell me it's raining!!! Nothing of "any" substance, one way, or the other has been has been revealed. Stay tuned...folks, as time goes by, the truth will opt and Obama and his Democrat cohorts will be found dirty as is usually the case, 100% of the time!!! Both Comey and Rogers, IMHO...are shielding themselves in the cloak of no comment...
  • Trump's wire-tapping evidence. Your predictions?

    03/19/2017 7:19:19 AM PDT · by MNDude · 97 replies
    Trump recently stated on an interview on Fox news that he would be submitting some interesting evidence that he was spied on. What do you predict he is going to release, and how strong will this evidence be?
  • Texas land agent

    03/18/2017 11:22:31 AM PDT · by Aria · 32 replies
    vanity | April 17, 2017 | Aria
    I inherited mineral rights to some acerage in Texas. I've been told that I need a land agent to find out if there is value to these rights. I just realized that Freepers probably would know how to go about finding an agent. I didn't get very far googling - only came up with real estate agents.
  • "Peacetime" in the Communist States

    03/18/2017 7:33:33 AM PDT · by Bogle · 6 replies
    To teach the next generation about the horrors of communism, please take them to The claim is that it teaches the entire Black Book of Communism after only a two-minute perusal. And if you wish to help get this info out to the public, there's even a flyer provided. Your help getting this info out --particularly to those students who are about to be preyed upon by their professors—would be appreciated more than you know.
  • Trump Plays 3D Chess, but He Only has Limited Pieces

    03/17/2017 8:36:50 AM PDT · by LS · 124 replies
    self | 3/17/2017 | LS
    For the second time in just over two months, a judge has blocked President Trump's travel ban executive orders. Forget for a moment that in each case, the court has cleverly stayed away from the actual law and the Constitution and instead has focused on things Trump said as a candidate to determine some mysterious intent. Many have asked why he can't simply ignore the rulings as Zero did on occasion. And the answer is very clear: Trump's hold on the Presidency is tenuous. He is in a race (which, so far, he is winning) to improve the economy and...
  • Should President Trump give fireside chats? (vanity)

    03/16/2017 11:59:54 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 32 replies
    March 16, 2017
    FDR was known for his fireside chats. He used them to take his message directly to the American people. Reagan was also known for taking his message directly to the American people. Should President Trump give his own version of fireside chats?
  • Vanity>Trumps Actual Tax Return, link in this post!!!

    03/14/2017 9:18:07 PM PDT · by Steven Tyler · 30 replies
    me ^ | March 15 2017 | Steven Tyler
    So many progressives were walking on sunshine, excited to FINALLY see Trumps Tax Return, only to suffer a massive depressing let down. ACTUAL TAX RETURN IN THIS POST, HONEST!
  • Hollywood Analyst Warns: ‘Big-Budget Studio Bombs’ Coming To Movie Theaters In 2017

    03/14/2017 12:59:06 PM PDT · by drewh · 128 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | March 14 2017 | Daniel Nussbaum
    Hollywood studios could be in for another year of “big-budget bombs” and increased volatility around mid-budget releases, film industry analyst Doug Creutz warned in a report this week. As he has been warning for years, the Cowen and Co. media analyst said that film studios’ increasing reliance on tentpoles and superhero movies will contribute to a decline in per-picture box office grosses in 2017, making what once seemed like sure-fire bets on big-budget flicks a decidedly risky enterprise. According to Deadline, Creutz says the film industry in 2017 will be “at least as difficult” as it was in 2016, when...
  • Vanity Question: is. legitimate?

    03/13/2017 5:26:06 PM PDT · by BobNative · 8 replies
    Personal question | March 13, 2017 | Self, Vanity
    Vanity Question: is. legitimate?
  • Chris Wallace Is A Putz Pretending To Be A Journalist

    03/12/2017 8:00:27 PM PDT · by Stayfree · 89 replies
    March 12, 2017 | Stayfree
    Chris Wallace is such a discussing P.O.S. when he attempts to appear as a tough journalist...when he is clearly just another liberal attack animal going after anyone who supports Trump...what a dirt bag.....
  • The Haters are too quiet

    03/11/2017 6:14:40 PM PST · by bobk333 · 89 replies
    Personal Observation | 3/11/17
    Is it me, or have The Haters been, relatively, but surprisingly quiet this past week? The New York Times and Washington Post are relatively tame today. My search on google news for "Donald Trump" does not contain nearly the amount of lies, smear jobs and fake news. The Hollywood uglies like Lena Dunham, Rosie O'Donnell and Michael Moore have been quiet. What happened to the nastiness, vileness and vitriol? What happened to all the hate? The pause in the battle began a week ago when Trump accused Obama of witetapping him, but that might be just a coincidence. I suspect...
  • Calling Conservatives - Please try and get me to make sense of this retched new Healthcare Plan.

    03/11/2017 9:06:18 AM PST · by George Rand · 71 replies
    Myself | George Rand
    Hello fellow Americans, and God Bless. I've been reading up on the Healthcare plan that is being constructed, and you know, I just do not understand why Trump is not making a big deal of this. It's not all that different from Obamacare, its just obamacare light. So help me make sense of this. Why does Trump keep Paul Ryan if the guy is as useless as all get out- why does he promote this bill if it gets backlash? I understand the 4d Chess perspective, but passing something just as ineffective seems pointless. pointless. What is the end game...
  • Second Oregon Standoff Trial Updates

    03/10/2017 4:00:07 AM PST · by Nextrush · 4 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 3/10/2017-3/6/2017 | Nextrush Self
    Deliberations Continue Friday Friday March 10th AM The jury considering the felony part of the charges against four men in the second Oregon Standoff trial is resuming its deliberations at 8:30am Portland time. This will be the third day of deliberations......
  • By All Means, Keep Talking About Russia While Trump Fixes the Country

    03/07/2017 3:30:59 PM PST · by ckinv368 · 12 replies
    Kinvig on Politics ^ | 3-7-17 | Cameron Kinvig
    Since the election, Liberals and the liberal media have been fixated on whether or not President Trump and/or his campaign somehow colluded with Russia to “throw” the election in his favor. They are convinced this must have happened, because they can’t seem to fathom how their anointed candidate could have otherwise lost? It’s been non-stop Russia coverage since November. Who talked to a Russian? Who thought about a Russian? Who listened to Tchaikovsky once, even if it was years ago? Liberals are demanding answers, and they are demanding them now. You’d think Sen. Joseph McCarthy was a closeted Democrat, judging...
  • Don't attack President Trump (vanity)

    03/07/2017 6:40:35 PM PST · by Az Joe · 75 replies
    Anyone who attacks President Trump is doing Obama's, Clinton's, Pelosi's & Schumer's bidding. Attacking President Trump puts you in with those traitors. President Trump is turning this nation around and if you attack him out of some fantasy you have about what he promised or what he meant or what he literally said because it doesn't match up with your jackass fantasy world then you will be treated as those other, aforementioned, traitors are. Your choice.
  • Unraveling the Feces-storm of Spygate

    03/07/2017 7:08:28 AM PST · by LS · 138 replies
    self | 3/7/2017 | LS
    Up until two weeks ago, the Russians were being accused of manipulating the U.S. presidential election, providing the Trump campaign with evidence, and virtually everything else up to landing cosmonauts on Jupiter. Was there anything the Russkies can't do? (Well, besides win the 1980 Olympic Ice Hockey game). Then, in 140 characters, Donald J. Trump, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES (hehe--I love saying that)---changed the universe. Let's be clear, outside of the White House and a couple of cubbyholes in the DOJ, no one, including myself, has absolute knowledge of the FISA taps, who was the target, and what they...
  • Republicans Healthcare Plan Is Nothing More Than A Yugo With American Tires.

    03/06/2017 6:25:26 PM PST · by OneVike · 111 replies
    3/6/17 | OV
    They screwed us and I am ANGRY!!!!! The Republicans gave us 123 pages of changes to a 12,000 page healthcare atrocity forced on us by Obama and the Democrats. Call your Representative and Senator and demand they go back and start from scratch. If they give us this, then the Republicans will own it with the Democrats. KILL OBAMACARE and start from scratch!!!!
  • Wiener's Laptop Ruling

    03/06/2017 6:25:18 PM PST · by ProudFossil · 24 replies
    What, if anything, happened today at the court hearing on releasing contents of Wiener's private laptop?
  • Alinski sharia loving Democrat machine showing James Coney the door.

    03/05/2017 10:53:38 PM PST · by Tigen · 18 replies
    Self ^ | Self
    Has the alinski party just showed James Comey the door?
  • People are missing the point on tap. The smoking gun is the illegal sharing with campaigns

    03/05/2017 10:09:36 AM PST · by tophat9000 · 83 replies
    People we know the dem spin. You can prove all day to the cows come home.. the dem will just it was part of the legal investigation of the Trump campaign ties to Russia You got to go to the smoking gun ..the sharing of information to the campaign Let make it simple and say for the sake of argument The Russian tap Hillary campaign. And Obama Tap the Trump Campaign to find if the Russian were sharing with or working with Trump to tap thet Hillary campaign So the crime ... the smoking gun. Which campaign was getting this...
  • Vanity: Vote & Pray for my friend Kendra-Cancer Patient-invited to Kentucky Derby (votes needed)

    It just takes 3 seconds! Vote for Kendra in order for her to win an exclusive Cancer Survivors Invite to the Kentucky Derby! Thanks to the entire FR Family!
  • It's All Obama, And Has Been All Along.

    03/04/2017 3:49:00 AM PST · by Lazamataz · 295 replies
    3/4/2017 | By Laz A. Mataz
    It's All Obama, And Has Been All Along. Valerie Jarret and Barack Obama have plotted to overthrow the President. They are now attempting to execute their plan. I have given the sequence of events some serious thought. By using The Daily Battle data points, believe I have uncovered a nefarious plot, produced by Valerie Jarett and Barack Obama, to depose Donald Trump as President. As ridiculous as it sounds, the premise they decided upon is that Donald Trump solicited help from Russia to pervert the election, on order to ensure that Hillary Clinton lost. This will be used as the...
  • Trump Set the Trap and the Rats (and RINOs) Walked In

    03/04/2017 7:00:02 AM PST · by LS · 494 replies
    Self | 3/4/2017 | LS
    Over the past week the hysteria on the right and among some weak-kneed Trumpers has been over the top. Even Rush Limbaugh began to wiggle uncomfortably, fearing Trump did know what he was up against, and hadn't moved fast enough to deal with the "silent coup" against him. Jeff Sessions' recusal supposedly showed that Trump, like all the rest of the Republicans, didn't know how to play hardball. Ooops. I can always tell when something big is about to happen at Team Trump when my contact messages aren't returned. And I'm always pleasantly surprised that Team Trump is one to...
  • Why has Al Franken not been asked what he askes Sessions?

    03/03/2017 7:09:25 PM PST · by tophat9000 · 26 replies
    So I know Franken and we'll tow the party line but I just wanted to get him on record. Senator Franken and what was the intent of your question Were you asking had Senator Sessions ever met with any Russian officials in the context of the election? Or were you asking if Senator Sessions at ever met with any Russian officials ever? If your question was the later do you think your question was clear on that point of Harry ever met with any Russian officials for any reasons.... and as working Senator Franken you would know that in your...
  • How did Al Franken come into possession of the fake dossier-McCain's? (Question!)

    03/03/2017 10:07:39 AM PST · by John S Mosby · 15 replies
    Free Republic ^ | 03/03//2017 | Vanity Question
    An open question for FReepers. 1) How did Franken get the "dossier" the proven fake one from the MI5 guy hired by democratic operatives to create it? 2.) What part did McCain play in this "dossier" being shared with the White House- not the FBI as he said, but the White House? 3.) Has anyone competently asked McCain about his role in all this, and his ability to do his job, having obviously been "punked" and faked out by dirty tricks leftists?
  • AG Jeff Sessions will recuse himself "from any investigations related to the Trump campaign"

    03/02/2017 1:24:54 PM PST · by Lazamataz · 308 replies
    By Laz A. Mataz
    Saw this press conference. AG Sessions has decided to recuse himself "from any investigations related to the Trump campaign". I felt it was a very weak performance by AG Sessions, by the way.
  • George W. Bush just joined the Traitor's List with McCain and other RINO Republicans

    02/27/2017 10:37:20 AM PST · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 208 replies
    Vanity | 27 February 2017 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    A caller just mentioned George W. Bush making a comment on the present political situation in a negative fashion against President Trump AND in defense of the media!!! He is a TRAITOR along with McCain, Graham and other Republicans who are corrupt, bought-off and leading this nation over the edge of the cliff. The caller made an excellent point the Bush had nothing to say about Obama's wrecking ball on the nation. The elites are all on the special lifeboat while the Titana-US is sinking after hitting the immigrationliberalleftistpro-immorality iceberg.
  • Question I bet NO ONE in media will ask about Oscar's Best Picture Award this year

    02/27/2017 4:18:47 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 38 replies
    2/27/17 | sff
    Last year the Academy, liberal to the CORE, was attacked with "Oscars so White"...a pathetic excuse for people with no life to get worked up.... The call for affirmative action on the voters, etc. in Hollyweird was heard. Changes were promised. So THIS year, a director's first movie, about a black homosexual, WINS. Look, maybe it WAS the Best Picture of all last year. Maybe. But could this be the effect of Hollywood's Guilty Feelings from last year?
  • Vanity - Academy Awards Trump Scourge Fizzles, as Academy blows the award game, big time!!!

    02/27/2017 4:56:58 AM PST · by JLAGRAYFOX · 57 replies
    The Lord Almighty or Destiny, in their justice, if you prefer, has done in the Academy Awards Ceremony. The raging, Trump attack ceased without any "negative" impact at all, as the Academy, stuck its own "EGO" foot in its mouth by flubbing the "Number One" Oscar Award of the night!!! Flat TV audience, Not a decent picture in the bunch, and. the biggest mistake made on TV air time in the Academy history!!! Not a smart way to go through history!!! Well, folks, dummies will be dummies, 100% of the time. When ego is king, failure is not far behind!!!...
  • Oscar Awards Live Thread

    02/26/2017 6:38:57 PM PST · by L.A.Justice · 392 replies
    2/26/17 | Self
    A member of my family has Oscars on... That's why I am watching some parts of the show...If I had my way, I would watch something else... Mel Gibson's film won sounds effects award...
  • U.S. attorneys

    02/25/2017 8:22:12 AM PST · by freeonefrom · 13 replies
    Has Jeff Sessions fired all U.S. attorneys
  • swan Song

    02/23/2017 4:37:15 PM PST · by EBH · 76 replies
    2/26/2017 | EBH
    I cannot stand it much more. The incessant left and their picking at an infested wound. Ewwe. Trump this or that...fake news. Every turn is bad, false, and inflammatory... How do we ...WE...survive this insanity? I cannot even tolerate reading FR right now.
  • Scumbags in Waters' world

    02/22/2017 2:56:11 PM PST · by WriteRight · 19 replies
    Just saw a video clip of comments from the from the Hon. Maxine Waters using the term "scumbag" to describe members of Pres. Trump's cabinet. Because so few actual scumbags exist here in Texas, I'll have to rely on Rep. Waters' familiarity with them among her constituency to properly define the term.
  • Someone changed a few Salon headlines from "white" to "black"

  • Ryan & McConnell fail to move Trump Agenda Forward...Replace them!!!

    02/21/2017 8:13:34 AM PST · by JLAGRAYFOX · 39 replies
    It has been just about two months since the Congress has been back in session from January 3rd. Neither Paul Ryan or Mitch McConnell have been profiles in courage in working to advance the "Trump" congressional agenda or, getting "Trump" nominees approved by the Senate. The POTUS election took place on November,8, 2016, some four months ago!!! Neither of these two gents have held their caucuses in non-stop sessions, like working through weekends and cancelling, recesses, or working them 12 hours per day, including weekends, etc. Shame on them!!!! They both have had more then ample time to get things...
  • Vault 7, EMPTY...? Not a peep, not even an EXPLANATION..?

    02/20/2017 6:47:42 PM PST · by gaijin · 18 replies
    MyBrain | Feb. 20th, 2017 | me
    The much-ballyhooed Vault 7 Opening Deadline, Feb 19th, has come and gone everywhere on planet Earth. I love Assange, I don't care how wirey or bleached his hair is, I don't care how wraithish his frame: The man comes through with the goods; when he says something big will happen? Big things happen. This time..? Zip, zilch, NADA. What gives? There has got to be a reason for this. The election in Ecuador..? I'm not OWED anything, I don't like the Entitlement Mentality. It's just that THIS time, it's all different.
  • Vermont and Guns

    02/19/2017 11:42:32 AM PST · by ISTHISONETAKEN · 89 replies
    Over on DU someone started this thread: wondering why Vermont has such low gun violence when there are almost no laws restricting guns - even concealed carry w/out a permit... A quick google shows that Vermont is the 'whitest' state in the country (+/- 96.2%) ...coincidence?
  • California Water Woes / and laughs

    02/18/2017 6:04:26 PM PST · by bboop · 13 replies
    self ^ | 18 February 2017 | self
    Here's a funny one. Liberal neighbor has aha moment. She told my husband - a geochemist/ water scientist - 'We thought it was so cool when they took out the Hetch-Hetchy dam (up by Oroville!!) and put in nature trails and little exhibits, so it could be back to the natural way it is supposed to be. But right now that doesn't seem like it makes very much sense. AND all the trails and exhibits were washed out by all this rain and flooding. Husband: "Yes, the humans got lost in the shuffle." Another liberal bitten by reality. For some...
  • The Tea Party

    02/17/2017 6:29:54 PM PST · by 12chachacha · 48 replies
    I need to get something off of my chest. I talked to an old friend today. Had not talked to her in years. The subject of the election and politics came up and I informed her that I was an ardent Tea Party supporter. I am a true believer in the Tea Party and its stated mission and endorsement of a smaller less powerful federal government that adheres and limits itself to the powers granted to it by our constitution. Back to the conversation and here is where it got ugly fast. Her response to my admitted preference for the...
  • The #OppoMedia's current ploy: The "We're so sorry" gambit.

    02/17/2017 11:09:13 AM PST · by citizen · 11 replies
    Member vanity post | Feb. 17, 2017 | self
    Short version: The #OppoMedia runs with a story they know is wholely or mostly #FakeNews. They push it as hard as they can to get their version sent around the world as fast as possible. After the #FakeNews is shown to be bogus they matter-of-factly say "We're so sorry" about the error but they know the damage has been done and the lie has been seen by as many people as possible. A lie that many will believe.
  • Media: Are You All ********* Because...?

    02/17/2017 6:58:07 AM PST · by Mr. K · 25 replies
    FreeRepublic ^ | 2/17/2017 | Mr. K the all-knowing, all seeing
    At yesterdays Trump Press Conference EVERY SINGLE QUESTION from the media was like: “Mr. President, how do you have any credibility when...” and “Were you lying when..." and “How can people trust you when...” and “Are you a jerk because...” It’s almost like they all shared a template and agreed that they had to frame their question in that form. SHOW ME ONE SINGLE TIME WHEN THEY BEGAN A QUESTION TO OBAMA THIS WAY