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  • Two Words Can Show You Whose Side Obama Is On

    05/26/2015 1:21:32 PM PDT · by scouter · 18 replies
    Short Vanity | 5/26/15 | Scouter
    Do you remember back in the 2008 election when Barack Obama derisively said: "... and you go into some of these small towns in Pennsylvania, like a lot of small towns in the midwest, the jobs have been gone now for 25 years and nothing’s replaced them. And they’ve gone through the Clinton admininistration and the Bush administration and each successive administration has said that somehow these communities are going to regenerate and they have not. So it’s not surprising then that they get bitter and they cling to guns or religion or antipathy toward people who aren’t like them...
  • Trains Matter

    05/25/2015 12:08:46 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 17 replies
    Amtrak Store ^ | October 30, 1970 | Choo Choo
    I am not making this up. The Official Amtrak Merchandise store. (click the pic)
  • Coldplay's Game of Thrones: The Musical (Full 12-minute version)

    05/22/2015 9:00:53 PM PDT · by Utilizer · 8 replies
    Youtube ^ | May 21, 2015 | Coldplay Official
    Game of Thrones: The Musical. For Red Nose Day on NBC, Coldplay and the cast of Game of Thrones join forces for the band's most important project yet: a musical for HBO’s Game of Thrones.
  • What Is the Deepest Root of Sin? It’s Not in Your Wallet and It’s Much Closer Than You Might Think

    05/21/2015 7:42:50 AM PDT · by Salvation · 95 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 05-20-15 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    What Is the Deepest Root of Sin? It’s Not in Your Wallet and It’s Much Closer Than You Might Think By: Msgr. Charles PopeIn polling friends as to what they think is the deepest root of all sin, I got three main answers. One was a shrug indicating no answer at all (i.e., “I dunno”). Another was to refer to Scripture: For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evils (1 Tim 6:10). I’ll discuss below why this is an inadequate answer. The third main response was that original sin (and the concupiscence that followed) is the source of all of our other...
  • Kentucky GOP Gov Primary - 99.7% counted, Bevin Leads Comer by 80 Votes

    05/19/2015 6:53:54 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 20 replies
    Vanity | 5-19-2015 | TCRLAF
    WOW Louisville Courier-Journal's vote count: Kentucky governor primary Last updated: May 19, 2015, 9:49 p.m. EST Matt Bevin 32.9% 70,479 James Comer 32.9% 70,396 Hal Heiner 27.1% 57,948 Will Scott 7.2% 15,364 http://datacenter.courier-journal.com/projects/2015-ky-primary-elections/
  • Testing The 12-inch MacBook's Performance with Windows 10

    05/18/2015 9:55:53 PM PDT · by Utilizer · 20 replies
    ALEX KING'S PERSONAL BLOG ^ | MAY 13, 2015 | ALEX KING
    Update 5/15/15: I've clarified some of my findings at the bottom of this post. I've owned the 2015 MacBook for just over a month now. I've had a remarkably good time using it so far, and just yesterday I decided to upgrade my installation of Windows 8.1 to the Windows 10 Insider Preview. I had tried it out a couple months earlier through a virtual machine, and at the time I wasn't sure I wanted it as my main operating system. But after taking the plunge, I'm very happy to be using it. I wanted to record a few thoughts...
  • Texas History Book Reccommendation

    05/12/2015 11:17:35 AM PDT · by Altariel · 26 replies
    Do you have a recommendation for a good book on Texas history?
  • Need Windows 7 help - Disk Boot Failure

    05/11/2015 8:29:18 AM PDT · by Eric Pode of Croydon · 43 replies
    11 May 2015 | Eric Pode ot Croydon
    "DISK BOOT FAILURE - Insert system disk and press enter" Doing just that produces no result. I've tried booting with the system disk I used to install W7 on this machine, and with two repair disks created on other 32 bit W7 machines, and get the "This version of System Recovery Options is not compatible" message with them all. I have a Windows PE install on a flash drive which will boot and let me in to look at the drives. I've been able to copy all the files from the boot partition to another USB drive, and run chkdsk...
  • Ray Liotta

    05/08/2015 9:12:14 PM PDT · by Kevin in California · 62 replies
    05-08-2015 | Me
    Is it me or is this dude creepy looking? I just saw that liquor commercial (can't remember the details of the comm) and they show him at the end of the ad where he laughs and his face doesn't move. I remember him in a movie (the title escapes me right now)with Kurt Russell in which he was a psycho cop preying on Russell's wife and he was creepy then. Is this guy on some kind of facial drug?
  • 100+ Truck Convoy in Virginia

    05/05/2015 11:07:11 AM PDT · by Pilgrim's Progress · 39 replies
    Does anyone have any idea what this is all about? Some are suggesting it is for the Special Olympics which raised $30,000 - but 115 trucks has to be carrying much more than $30,000 worth of donations.
  • Vanity: Is the Race Of the Six Baltimore Cops Known?

    04/30/2015 7:56:40 PM PDT · by JOHN ADAMS · 35 replies
    my fevered brain | today | me
    I've looked and been unable to find any news story that says whether the six cops who were involved in moving Mr. Grey were Black, White, Hispanic (or, I suppose, other). It's my understanding that five of the six have given statements to the investigators and one, presumably for Fifth Amendment reasons, hasn't. The race of the cops is obviously relevant but i haven't seen anything that says what race(s) they are. The wisdom and knowledge of all Freepers will be gratefully accepted.
  • Obama Lie-Bary

    04/30/2015 4:33:10 PM PDT · by Paul46360 · 12 replies
    WGN RADIO | 4-30-15 | me
    Reporting that his Lie-Barry is coming to Chi-Iraq.
  • Hillary is the Only Honest Politician

    04/29/2015 11:51:02 AM PDT · by Talisker · 15 replies
    April 29, 2015 | Talisker
    What do we all know about every single politician? That they are corrupt. I know, every once in awhile we come across one that we feel good about. But then we do background research and find this or that, and we shrug and say, “yeah, well, politics is a dirty business, you’ve got to take the best you can get.” And it’s true, politics IS a dirty business. You need money and influence to run and get elected, and money and influence aren’t free. Specifically, they want payback, and lots of it. So principled politicians try to show that their...
  • HASHTAG BACKLASH! GREAT Anti-Hillary Meme Pics from Twitter!

    04/13/2015 11:47:16 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 99 replies
    Twitter ^ | 3-13-2015 | TCRLAF
    Seems Hillary is just getting BLASTED on Twitter. Share these great memes on Facebook, Instragram, and everywhere else!!
  • Frozen Four: PC 4 -- BU 3

    04/11/2015 7:28:06 PM PDT · by Labyrinthos · 19 replies
    Vanity | April 11, 2015 | Me
    PC beats BU to win its first NCAA Hockey Championship. FYI -- PC is one of of the few Catholic colleges that is still an a Catholic college.
  • Product Reviews are Broken (referring to Apple Watch reviews)

    04/10/2015 10:21:50 PM PDT · by Swordmaker · 91 replies
    Above Avalon ^ | April 09, 2015 | Neil Cybart
    Apple Watch reviews were published yesterday. The majority of reviewers thought the Apple Watch was a great device and has potential to be a game changer in how they use technology. The problem is that unless you read every review, you wouldn't have known that. Instead, the collective conclusion from the web yesterday was that the Apple Watch flopped with early reviews. There were 21 Apple Watch reviews published, but the 4 reviews that were more critical of the device got the most attention, leaving the 14 glowing reviews behind. Meanwhile, most of the important features of the Watch such...
  • VANITY: How long are tax refunds taking?

    04/10/2015 5:23:07 PM PDT · by Rio · 101 replies
    Rio | 4/10/2015 | Rio
    My first-ever vanity post... After some amount of web-surfing, it sounds like the IRS is claiming that processing tax returns and issuing refunds may be expected to take longer than normal. They blame this variously on a long-ago shutdown , Obamacare, and lack of funding. So I'm soliciting actual FReeper experiences with 2014 tax refunds and how long it took to get them. If you filed and received your refund, I'd be interested to know roughly when you filed and how long it took. If you filed and HAVEN'T yet received a refund, same thing. Full disclosure: I e-filed last...
  • BREAKING - Video of Harry Reid's Exercise Accident released

    04/08/2015 10:29:50 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 16 replies
    Youtube ^ | 4-8-2015 | TCRLAF
    Language warning....
  • California Liberals are now the "SOAP NAZIS"! (Vanity)

    04/07/2015 4:39:12 PM PDT · by LonePalm · 24 replies
    LonePalm | 4/7/2015 | LonePalm
    I was just thinking about the water problems in California. Governor Moonbeam and his fellow travelers opposed a series of water projects in the '70s that would have lessened the severity of the current water shortage in California. Then they invite in a few million illegal aliens. Now he wants to regulate how long people can take showers? They have turned into Soap Nazis.
  • Loretta Lynch Opposition Growing but Needs HELP!

    04/02/2015 12:01:32 PM PDT · by ExSoldier · 16 replies
    G.O.A. email | 04/2/2015 | Gun Owners of America
    Three months ago, the lapdog media was convinced that the confirmation of Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch was a "slam dunk." Now, not so much. Lynch, as you may remember, has been characterized as "Eric Holder in a skirt." She committed, under oath, to continue to push Holder's unconstitutional anti-gun executive amnesty. She is in favor of a semi-auto ban, which should be of interest at a time when the Justice Department is using every means possible to ban semi-autos by executive fiat. In addition, when asked about the central pillar of Barack Obama's anti-gun push -- the universal background...
  • ISIS on Campus: Only in America

    03/26/2015 7:09:59 PM PDT · by xuberalles · 5 replies
    Self | 3/26/14 | Me
    A Dean at Cornell University proclaimed on camera he’d give the green light for an ISIS club on campus in which actual members conducted training exercises. I’m curious if this demonstration of humanitarianism would be preempted by recent video of ISIS soldiers beating, raping, torturing, mutilating, and beheading countless men, women and children in the name of Allah? I also wonder if American Christians would enjoy an equally enthusiastic welcome if similar proof existed of their ranks committing mass atrocities. Oh, that’s right, Christians or Jews really aren’t welcome because the Crusades, which ended over 700 years ago, were a...
  • Is it just me, or has there been a resurgence at FreeRepublic.

    03/25/2015 2:59:35 PM PDT · by Zeneta · 193 replies
    Me | 03/25/2015 | Zeneta
    I have noticed that there seems to be more and more posters on FR that have accounts from the 1990's or early 2000's, that are posting a lot more frequently. I can't be the only one that has noticed this. Maybe it was Ted Cruz, I don't know, but I'd like to know that I'm not alone here.
  • Protestants - Explain "My God, My God, Why Have You Forsaken Me?"

    03/19/2015 6:54:07 AM PDT · by pgyanke · 191 replies
    Vanity | 3/19/2015 | pgyanke
    There has been an less-than-productive discussion on this thread regarding the last words of Christ on the Cross. It could be because it started with the suggestion--right in the title--that Catholics don't understand Jesus. Not a great way to initiate dialogue and ecumenism. I would like to take a different approach here. I would like to hear my Protestant brethren explain these words of Christ from the Cross:My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? What does it mean? Why did He say it?
  • Looking for best option to drop cable.

    03/16/2015 6:29:41 PM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 86 replies
    myself | 3-16-15 | TZ
    (I could live without it, but The Chief of Procuremenet will not.) Is Hulu, Netflix or Amazon Prime the best option for someone who has a few favorite shows? Will show be ONE WEEK behind on episodes or ONE SEASON? (assuming these shows on cable are not available right away) Dish is not an option (she won't allow it on the roof) Will likely be getting DSL from a phone company.
  • CNN BReaking: NJ Sen. Menendez to be Charged with CORRUPTION!

    03/06/2015 11:01:33 AM PST · by tcrlaf · 174 replies
    CNN | 3-6-2015 | TCRLAF
    Influence peddling on behalf a Medicare Fraud doctor, in return for donations.
  • Selling on gunbroker, gunsamerica or similar

    03/07/2015 2:20:57 PM PST · by TurboZamboni · 18 replies
    muhself | 3-7-15 | TZ
    have you used any specific site to sell a used piece ? did it work for you? did you get a better price than Cabelas, Gander Mtn, etc. offered? was the price difference worth the extra effort ?
  • What I Learned at CPAC

    02/28/2015 7:04:26 PM PST · by ziravan · 157 replies
    Freeper in Attendance. | 22/28/15 | Self
    So. I flew from Texas as a guest of Ted Cruz' PAC to attend CPAC. I'm in my hotel room in Crystal City getting ready to go back home in the morning. This was my first time to attend CPAC. My observations: 1. Three types of pepole in attendance: college intern type, political operative type, and far fewer: average people. 2. The Paul people were everywhere. Judging by the idiot sitting behind me at the "Big Government Sucks" rally, I'm not impressed. This college kid was trying to explain, very patiently, to his buddy that the problem isn't really big...
  • Why the Globalist Wants Assad of Syria Gone [Vanity]

    02/25/2015 11:31:16 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 18 replies
    The reason Assad has been vilified is because Qatar wants a natural gas pipeline to run through the Arabian peninsula, through Jordan, through SYRIA, to Turkey. From Turkey, it can connect with existing pipelines to Europe, in order to supply Europe with natural gas. http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2013-05-16/mystery-sponsor-weapons-and-money-syrian-rebels-revealed This proposed pipeline would threaten Russia economically, as Russia currently supplies Europe with natural gas. Syria and Russia are allies. Thus, Assad said "No" to the proposed Qatar-Turkey pipeline that would run through Syria. Next thing you know, there's an "uprising" in Syria, and Assad is public enemy number one. And when it became clear...
  • Die Winter ... Die!!

    02/25/2015 5:24:43 AM PST · by Maceman · 68 replies
  • ISIS or ISIL a bunch limp wristed pants wetters!!

    02/23/2015 7:19:28 AM PST · by areukiddingme1 · 17 replies
    Vanity | 22 February 2015 | areukiddingme1
    If these cowards (ISIS or ISIL) were really as tough as they say they are -- Then why must they cover their faces. I mean, if the BS that they are peddling is in the name of Allah or Mohamad then why must they cover their faces unless they are ashamed or cowards. Allah knows who they are, right. So if what they are doing is "justified" why must they cover their faces, unless they are simply just a bunch of limp wristed pants wetting cowards. Are they afraid of someone or something...who, who are these cowards afraid of that...
  • Certified Mail Issue.....What to do? (Vanity)

    02/22/2015 11:51:52 AM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 36 replies
    Long story made short. I mailed my taxes in via USPS Certified Mail last Saturday and when I go to USPS for Tracking it says: "Updated Delivery Day: Thursday, February 19, 2015" with the last status being "Sorting Complete". Obviously that day is past so I am starting to wonder.....were my taxes taken by a postal employee? And it never said "Out For Delivery".....the Sorting Complete message has remained. Checked the weather in Kansas City, MO and it does not look like snow. Anyone ever experience this? I have sent a lot of things Certified Mail and this is the...
  • Vanity: Here's Something You Don't See Everyday:It's All of Obama's Machinations Coming Home To Roos

    02/22/2015 10:17:32 AM PST · by lbryce · 1 replies
    Google Plus ^ | February 22, 2015 | Dina Saloman
  • Turkey, U.S. sign deal to train, equip Islamists against Syria

    02/20/2015 4:17:14 PM PST · by juliosevero · 30 replies
    Last Days Watchman ^ | Julio Severo
    Turkey, U.S. sign deal to train, equip Islamists against Syria By Julio Severo The United States and Turkey signed, according to Reuters, an agreement on Thursday to train and equip Islamists to overthrow Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Turkey will provide an equal number of trainers to work alongside their American military counterparts, said an official at the U.S. military’s Central Command. Reuters said that the agreement is “to train and equip Syrian moderates to fight the Islamic State.” Yet, the same Reuters report said, “Turkey hopes the training will also bolster the weakened and divided Syrian opposition in their...
  • Looking for recommendations - hosting sites (Vanity)

    02/20/2015 7:08:50 PM PST · by tang-soo · 21 replies
    Self ^ | 2/20/2015 | Self
    I value the technical advise found on FreeRepublic concerning technical matters, so looking for a bit of assistance. I have a web site I've built and I'm ready to host it. Much of it will be links to videos that are all housed via Google Drive. I found out youtube no longer supports private (ie login required) links. These videos are mostly family recordings so we wish to provide them only for family members. Google Drive does allow restrictions via specific gmail login accounts. There will also be many other pages supporting Christian literature and links. I've written several articles...
  • Need Help Identifying A US Military System

    02/19/2015 5:46:56 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 61 replies
    Youtube ^ | 2-19-2015 | TCRLAF
    LifeNews is showing a video of a system in 3 transport crates, with lettering in English, that was found in a wrecked Kiev encampment in Debaltseve. I believe it was the 40th Regiment's HQ. Start at4:20 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kjf95WiAo3g#t=254 They don't really show it well, but my guess is that it could be a Sat Communications System. Others on another website are saying it's likely a US Counter-Mortar Radar. I thought the wealth of knowledge on FR might be able to answer this question?
  • National Review redesign -- what do you think?

    02/19/2015 6:15:13 AM PST · by reaganaut1 · 22 replies
    me
    The design of the National Review has changed greatly. Pictures are much bigger and almost fill the screen. I don't like it and prefer Free Republic's cleaner look. I go to political web sites to *read*. What do you think? If enough people grumble maybe they will go back.
  • moving old emails from old computer to new

    02/19/2015 5:59:29 AM PST · by TurboZamboni · 31 replies
    me ^ | 2-19-15 | TZ
    Wanting to move old emails from old Windows Live(2006 Vista)to new 8.1 computer. I'd rather not use Microsoft's 'cloud' service (or any other 'cloud') but it seems that's what they push you to do(seems to be the most convenient)
  • Anyone notice this about the ISIS savages?

    02/16/2015 7:05:41 PM PST · by Kevin in California · 57 replies
    02-16-2015 | Me
    Notice most, if not all these barbarians appear to be tall in stature? Look at the still shots of when they paraded the Christians along the beach.
  • Obama's call for war powers to take on ISIS is the start of the "OBAMA CRUSADES" (Unbelievable)

    02/11/2015 11:11:31 PM PST · by Perseverando · 52 replies
    Vanity | February 12, 2015 | Vanity
    There has been much discussion after Obama's contrived comparison of the Crusades and Christianity to Islam and ISIS at the National Prayer Breakfast last week. And then yesterday we have Obama asking for "war powers" to go after ISIS. It just occurred to me, that Obama ironically prophesied his next foreign policy disaster. Obama is launching the 21st century's "Obama Crusades." May God have mercy on America and our military forces.
  • Best retirement places?

    02/13/2015 8:22:22 PM PST · by TurboZamboni · 170 replies
    Myself ^ | 2-13-15 | TZ
    Looking for a place with moderate climate,stable government,low crime rate, predominantly English speaking and is not anti-gun .Where someone on a fixed lower income can afford to not have to live like a rat.
  • Obama Attacks Jesus Christ

    02/06/2015 9:59:27 PM PST · by SkyPilot · 69 replies
    Washington Post , Vanity ^ | 7 Feb 15 | Self; Vanity
    He finally did it. He finally went after Jesus Christ. I thought even Obama would wait, would relent. But know, he could not hold his contempt.
  • Lying Brian and Kosovo Hilliary (Vanity)

    02/06/2015 7:20:17 PM PST · by ConservativeInPA · 16 replies
    I just saw a segment on Hannity where he brought up Clinton's lies (that is plural) about coming under sniper fire in Kosovo. I was in a discussion at work today with a guy and he said it wasn't an issue. I said RINOs won't have the guts to make it an issue.
  • Posting Video (HTML Command Vanity)

    02/06/2015 4:54:01 PM PST · by goldstategop · 50 replies
    Ok, could someone list the command to embed a video in a post or reply? Some sites do this automatically. I need HTML help here. The basics cover posting links and pictures, which I'm familiar with. How does one post a video from say, YouTube on here?
  • One more left

    02/05/2015 6:07:53 PM PST · by Empireoftheatom48 · 28 replies
    This is the one more year, year. Today Zero will only have one more Prayer Breakfast, and one more State of the Union left. Can't wait till the Bum is gone.
  • The Roots of Obama’s Appeasement

    02/05/2015 1:20:48 PM PST · by Servant of the Cross · 8 replies
    National Review ^ | 2/5/2015 | Victor Davis Hanson
    The president’s disastrous foreign policy is as much a product of his own vanity as anything else. Members of the Obama administration have insisted that the Taliban are not terrorists. Those responsible for the recent Paris killings are not radical Islamists. The Muslim Brotherhood is largely secular. Jihad is a “legitimate tenet of Islam.” And “violent extremism,” “workplace violence,” or “man-caused disaster” better describe radical Islamic terrorism. Domestic terrorism is just as likely caused by returning U.S. combat veterans, according to one report by a federal agency. What is the point of such linguistic appeasement? The word “appeasement” long ago...
  • ACA, Whole Foods, and My Sister

    02/04/2015 6:05:44 PM PST · by CityCenter · 75 replies
    Self ^ | 2/5/2015 | Self
    Today my sister's hours were cut yesterday.
  • Looking for a picture

    02/01/2015 11:30:02 AM PST · by MNDude · 24 replies
    I remember seeing a picture of a Nazi propaganda poster. It had two pictures side-by-side. The first picture was a picture of a large state hospital and the second picture was of a lot of cute little homes within the community. The message was basically "how would you rather our state money be spent? " I have been trying to find this poster on the Internet, but have not been successful. Does anyone know where I can find this picture?
  • Vanity - America must put the GITMO terrorists on trial before Obama releases them all

    01/30/2015 6:54:15 AM PST · by jpl · 7 replies
    Friday January 30, 2015 | Myself
    To Congress and prosecutors in the American states, We now know that at least one of the five members of the Taliban that president Obama recently swapped in exchange for deserting U.S. soldier Bowe Berghdal has already attempted to reconnect with his terrorist friends in the Taliban. Others who have been released from Guantanamo Bay in the past have done the same thing and returned to their previous terrorist activities. These men are considered heroes and revered by members of the Taliban, ISIS, and Al Qaeda. It is abundantly clear that this president fully intends to fulfill his pledge to...
  • The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

    01/28/2015 7:00:21 AM PST · by Stingray · 156 replies
    Self ^ | 1-28-15 | Stingray
    The identity of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse has mystified and intrigued people for centuries. Each symbolizes something, but what do they symbolize? When you see the connection between Revelation, the gospels, and historical facts, then you, too, will begin to understand John's incredibly powerful letter. Let's begin. I watched as the Lamb opened the first of the seven seals. Then I heard one of the four living creatures say in a voice like thunder, “Come!” I looked, and there before me was a white horse! Its rider held a bow, and he was given a crown, and he...
  • What Constitutes The Prime Natural Right of Humans and Animals?

    01/27/2015 12:35:16 PM PST · by Al Gore Vidal · 51 replies
    1/27/2015 | Al Gore Vidal
    *I wrote this a couple of years ago and just came across it while browsing through my computer's files. I don't know if I agree or disagree with this line of thought now, I just found it interesting as an exercise in philosphy. Please comment and critique. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- T. H. Green argued that... “if there are such things as rights at all, then, there must be a right to life and liberty, or, to put it more properly to free life." The right to free life. The right to not be born a slave? The right to have life, to...