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  • Prayers needed!!!

    02/05/2016 11:58:40 AM PST · by joenrogers · 38 replies
    Prayers needed!!! I have not been on because I've come down with a mysterious illness that has not been diagnosed. So when there's nowhere else to turn, I pray to God and beseech all to have me in your prayers and pray that the good Lord, by His will be done, to deliver in the power of healing to His faithful, but contrite servant. Amen.
  • (Funny/Surreal): Plane hit by suicide bomb blast lands safely in Somalia, pilot describes incident

    02/04/2016 3:45:09 PM PST · by Ulmius · 24 replies
    SunSentinel ^ | February 4, 2016 | Tribune News
    An explosion that blew a hole in a jetliner shortly after takeoff and left one man missing was believed to have been caused by a bomb, the pilot said Wednesday, describing how the crew calmed frightened passengers as smoke enveloped the cabin before he brought the plane back to Mogadishu's airport for an emergency landing. Residents of Balad, a town 30 kilometers (about 18 miles) north of Mogadishu, found the body of a man who might have been blown out of the Airbus 321 in Tuesday's blast, said police officer Mohamed Hassan.
  • Supernatural Experiences (Vanity)

    02/02/2016 7:42:55 PM PST · by lafroste · 105 replies
    me | 2/2/16 | lafroste
    This may be a little out there, and I am the first to admit that it is late, and I am a little tired, so please be kind. I want to ask any other freepers if they have ever had real supernatural experiences. I ask because I have been subjected to dozens of them. I sometimes think that I am living in a caricature of this world. I want to know if any others have gone through this.First off, my originating experiences (ie. experienced by me directly) are pretty lame. But there have been a bunch of them. They are...
  • Watch A Man Eat Hillary Sticker Behind Her At Post-Iowa Caucus Speech

    02/02/2016 12:52:09 AM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 18 replies
    weeklystandard.com ^ | Feb 01, 2016 | SHOSHANA WEISSMANN
    If you watched Hillary Clinton's speech following Monday night's Iowa Caucuses, you might have noticed some oddities.
  • Old Dick Van Dyke Studio catches fire in Carefree Arizona

    02/01/2016 7:32:04 AM PST · by SandRat · 26 replies
    CAREFREE, Ariz. (KSAZ) - Firefighters say flames swept through an abandoned studio for fashion shoots early Sunday morning in the town of Carefree. A passerby called sheriff's deputies at about 3:30 a.m., Sunday after spotting the flames shooting out of the empty building near Pima and Cave Creek Road in Carefree. We're told the building was known as Woburn Studios, an old retail fashion studio where shoots were held. When deputies arrived, the building was engulfed in flames. Rural-Metro firefighters also responded to the scene and they have been working to put out the flames.   Crews from Scottsdale...
  • Scottish Parliament Forced to Consider Legalizing Incest

    01/31/2016 12:27:29 PM PST · by ReformationFan · 22 replies
    MRCTV ^ | 1-26-16 | Dan Joseph
    And you thought politics in the United States were crazy! We've got nothing on the Scots. Due to a "legislative quirk," the Scottish parliament was forced to debate legalizing incestual relationships between consenting adults. The mandatory debate was held today due to a petition submitted by Australian Richard Morris. The Scottish parliament must consider all petitions which propose a law change.
  • 21st Century "Wounded Knee" in Oregon??? (Ruby Ridge, Waco?)

    01/31/2016 7:46:54 AM PST · by FiddlePig · 20 replies
    RedNeckBlogger ^ | 1/31/2016 | RedNeckoBlogger
    Study history folks! (Misnamed) "Progressives" are for anything but progress, energy is to be left in the ground, resources to be only available to government officials (and those 1% liberal "royalty" who buy them off?), the "common" people (we "peasants") are to be regulated, licensed, permitted and controlled in near all aspects of our lives. In medieval Europe there was the law of the "Kings Land"...as only the King and those royalty whom he gave permission, were allowed to hunt the game and use the resources of the "Kings Land"". Serfs and peasants (owned by the king) were not allowed...
  • Grasshopper tacos on the menu for Michelle's birthday: Obama takes First Lady for dinner

    01/17/2016 6:20:05 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 59 replies
    The London Daily Mail ^ | January 17, 2016 | Staff
    Hours after sanctions on Iran were lifted as a result of Barack Obama's nuclear deal, the president and his wife Michelle enjoyed a Saturday night out at a Mexican restaurant where they celebrated the first lady's 52nd birthday. On the menu: grasshopper tacos for $5. The Washington, DC restaurant Oyamel Cocina Mexicana is a low-key choice for dinner by presidential standards. The most expensive item on the dinner menu is the roasted lamb chop for $18.50. Oyamel has a three-and-a-half star rating on Yelp.....
  • OMG! I am not ready for the adoptive daughter to find us!

    01/15/2016 7:00:26 PM PST · by EBH · 116 replies
    1/15/2016
    Last weekend my now deceased brother's daughter contacted the family. She was given up at birth, but her older brother never was. I am NOT happy about revisiting the circumstances or the results and demise of my brother, her father, with her. Giving a child up for adoption is almost like committing suicide. It is the last out...for the future. I have no way of candy coating her biological father. He was beyond evil in many ways. So far so, that he is the only reason I installed an alarm system on my house at the time. And he was...
  • President Trump and the 2017 State of the Union

    01/13/2016 1:30:15 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 63 replies
    The Dayton Daily News ^ | January 12, 2016 | Jay Bookman - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
    The transcript of the 2017 State of the Union address, as delivered by President Donald Trump: Thank you. Thank you. I have to say, nice building, this Capitol. Nice room. But too old-fashioned, don't you think? I do this all the time. I acquire these rundown old properties, I buy them cheap, I bring in my decorators, we fix it up. More mirrors, more gold trim, a nice statue of me ... we'll have it looking beautiful. Come back next year, you'll be amazed. There's our new First Lady, Melania, up in the balcony. First supermodel in the White House....
  • A Pig with Blue Fat

    01/13/2016 6:22:14 AM PST · by w1n1 · 13 replies
    Cal Sportsman ^ | 1/13/2016 | C Cocoles
    Shot a pig with blue fatA man from Morgan Hill, CA posted about how he shot a pig on their ranch and noticed that it had blue fat. They did not start cutting open the pig until they had strapped it to the ATV and driven back home so most of the blood has left the pigs body at this point. They have also shot wild pigs on the ranch before and none of them have been blue. A spokesman for the California Department of Fish and Wildlife told the Morgan Hill Times experts have "occasionally" seen cases where wild...
  • Poor Mel Gibson - can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen.

    01/11/2016 9:19:25 AM PST · by CharlesOConnell · 26 replies
    Freep | 1/11/2015 | CharlesOconnell
    Poor Mel Gibson gets insulted by Rick Gervais.dailycaller.com/2016/01/11/heres-what-ricky-gervais-said-to-mel-gibson-that-got-bleeped-out-video/I'm a conservative Catholic, sometimes Latin Mass goer. He can just shut his face and keep out of public view if he doesn't like how he's treated.
  • Oregon folk singer set to travel to the Islamic State to sing for peace

    01/10/2016 10:52:58 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 32 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 1/10/15 | Robert Spencer
    In the video, you can see this clown singing a verse from the Qur’an: “And if they incline to peace, then incline to it and rely upon Allah” (8:61). Doubtless the Islamic State jihadis will hear this (and understand it in English), and their eyes will fill with tears as they lay down their arms and embrace James Twyman, the lovable lug, in a big bear hug. Never mind that no Islamic jurists understand that Qur’an verse as superseding the book’s many commands to wage war against and subjugate unbelievers; the very idea that some Leftist guitar picker from Portland...
  • ’’’ Anyone else getting these all the time?

    01/07/2016 9:06:36 PM PST · by Boomer · 98 replies
    Self | 1/7/2016 | Boomer
    Just wondering if this is just on my computer or not. It has been going on for several months now. I use Firefox on Win7. I couldn't find a tech support link.
  • Nothing says crappy new year like a lecture about trans-breastfeeding discrimination

    12/30/2015 5:03:27 PM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 9 replies
    American Irony ^ | 12-30-15 | The Looking Spoon
    As 2015 draws to a close I know I can't possibly be alone in wondering if society has officially turned the corner on sanity. I don't mean it in the trite way that some people might by saying "the world is going to hell in a hand basket" when the Cleveland Browns win the Super Bowl in the same year Chicago Cubs win the World Series. I mean we have truly done it this time... (emphasis added in bold is mine) Nursing parents are typically referred to as "nursing mothers" or "women who nurse." How does that language affect people who don't...
  • Volunteers give away free marijuana joints to the homeless on Christmas Eve in Denver

    12/26/2015 2:50:17 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    WXYZ-TV ^ | December 25, 2015 | Jennifer Kovaleski
    DENVER (KMGH) - A local nonprofit hit the streets of downtown Denver on Christmas Eve and gave away a thousand free, pre-rolled marijuana joints to the homeless and anyone else who wanted one. "Merry Christmas and a puff puff, New Year's," said one woman who accepted a joint. Nick Dicenzo, the founder of Cannabis Can and the one responsible for handing out the free weed, said they're trying to raise awareness about homelessness and encourage people to donate to their cause. The cause? To raise money to buy several RV's and provide restrooms and showers for those in need. Dicenzo...
  • ELECTION 2016 Shocking Psychic Predictions: Sanders, Trump, Hillary, or Ted Cruz for President?

    12/24/2015 4:21:10 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    Astrochicks ^ | December 24, 2015 | Jacy Nova
    The Democratic and Republican race for the White House has become the biggest reality show on TV. What do the stars reveal for candidate hopefuls: Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump and Ted Cruz? Will the 2016 Presidential Election go down in political history as one of the most memorable moments of our time? What does the future hold for President Obama? Check out Jacy Nova’s psychic astrology predictions for Election 2016. The plot thickens as the storyline will continue to get messy in 2016. Astrologically speaking, our political landscape feels more like a pay-per-view grudge match on WWE than...
  • The Pope Says This Christmas Is A ‘Charade’ And That For Some People ‘It May Be Their Last’

    12/23/2015 8:56:14 AM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 37 replies
    End Of The American Dream ^ | 12/22/2015 | Michael Snyder
    Pope Francis sure does say a lot of strange things. I don’t think that any other Pope throughout history has ever called Christmas a “charade” or has suggested that for many people this Christmas “may be their last”. What in the world would cause Pope Francis to adopt such an ominous tone? Without a doubt, the leader of the largest religious organization in the entire world would be privy to information that would not be available to ordinary people like you and I. Could it be possible that he is aware of something that is coming that is going to...
  • Trump played a clever trick when he called Clinton’s bathroom visit ‘disgusting’

    12/22/2015 9:48:39 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    The Washington Post's Wonkblog ^ | December 22, 2015 | Zachary A. Goldfarb
    On Monday night, Donald Trump made his latest polarizing comment, saying it was “too disgusting” to talk about Hillary Clinton’s use of the bathroom during the last Democratic debate and that she had got “schlonged” by Barack Obama when she lost to him in the 2008 Democratic primary. Trump was surely talking off-the-cuff in his usual style — and the comments were criticized as offensive and sexist — but it was another example of his mastery in exploiting the psychological biases of conservatives who see much to dislike in today’s society and express support for Trump in the polls. In...
  • Watch This Hilarious Parody Of The ’12 Days Of Winter’..

    12/22/2015 10:05:35 AM PST · by Impala64ssa · 6 replies
    Detailing How Liberal America Has Become Hat tip to the Heidi Harris Show on News Talk 720 KDWN/Las Vegas, NV
  • The carnage continues: After Black Eye Friday chaos,

    12/22/2015 12:50:33 AM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 5 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 20 December 2015 | Joseph Curtis
    If Britain was struggling with a Black Eye Friday hangover on Saturday it certainly didn't show it as hundreds of thousands of revellers made their way back to the pubs and clubs for round two. The night before turned into a bleary-eyed weekend for many, despite the widespread chaos the night before, with more violence and drunken behaviour hitting our streets as boozed-up party animals celebrated the last Saturday before Christmas It meant police and ambulance services around Britain dealt with thousands of call-outs to alcohol related incidents.
  • VIDEO: Students Sign Petition to Ban 'Racist' Song 'White Christmas' from Radio

    12/21/2015 5:00:55 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 54 replies
    MRC TV ^ | 12/21/15 | Dan Joseph
    Last week, I presented some college students with a petition urging radio stations to stop playing the holiday classic "White Christmas" because the song only focuses on "White" Christmases. This clearly makes it racially insensitive, since it completely ignores Christmases of other colors. Students were all too willing to check their privilege and take a stand against Bing Crosby's racially charged micro-aggression. Just watch.
  • Potential New Particle Shows Up at the LHC, Thrilling and Confounding Physicists

    12/20/2015 12:36:01 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 28 replies
    Scientific American ^ | December 16, 2015 | Clara Moskowitz
    The gigantic accelerator in Europe has produced hints of an exotic particle that defies the known laws of physics. A little wiggle on a graph, representing just a handful of particles, has set the world of physics abuzz. Scientists at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in Switzerland, the largest particle accelerator on Earth, reported yesterday that their machine might have produced a brand new particle not included in the established laws of particle physics known as the Standard Model. Their results, based on the data collected from April to November after the LHC began colliding protons at nearly twice the...
  • Are You Washed ?

    12/19/2015 9:02:50 PM PST · by Revski · 7 replies
    Revski (o7jimmy) Youtube Ministy ^ | 12/20/2015 | Revski (o7jimmy)
    This video is animated with a happy pig resting in dirt or mud, who does not want a bath. ( One more time for this video and I wish all a very Merry Christmas and best wishes in the New Year ). New Testament Bible, 2-Peter 2-2 But it is happened unto them according to the true proverb, The dog is turned to his own vomit again; and the sow that was washed to her wallowing in the mire.
  • How Much Oil Is Needed To Power Santa’s Sleigh?

    12/17/2015 7:42:57 AM PST · by bananaman22 · 19 replies
    Oilprice.com ^ | 17-12-2015 | Santa
    Every year around the world, hundreds of millions of children wait anxiously for Santa Claus to arrive and bring presents and good cheer. But what if Santa never came? What if this year the reindeer all fall ill, perhaps due to Crazy Reindeer disease (the analog to Mad Cow) and Santa is forced to cancel Christmas? The result would be devastating. Fortunately, for any children reading, official word from the North Pole is that Santa’s sleigh has some new upgrades this year that allow it to run on good old fashioned jet fuel if the reindeer fail. And with the...
  • Chris Matthews Tells Reporter ‘Go to Hell’ When Asked About the Thrill Up His Leg

    12/16/2015 10:46:23 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 27 replies
    Saving the republic ^ | 12/16/15 | Dan Joseph
    Hahaha MRCs Dan Joseph got under Chris “Tingles” Matthews skin at the CNN GOP Debate asking if he still had that thrill up his leg for obama. The crap media will never admit obama and his radical agenda has been nothing short of a train wreck for the nation. If they think for one second they will be off the hook come Jan 2017 they better think otherwise. We are going to remind them of every stupid thing they have said and done protecting the worst president in US history. Tingles you better get used to this kind of abuse...
  • Will Google Notice It's Christmas?

    12/16/2015 9:28:24 AM PST · by Mr. K · 35 replies
    Free Republic ^ | 12/16/2015 | Mr.K
    IT is 10 days until christmas. Will Google notice and have a special Christmas logo? Or a non-denominational "Happy Holiday" OR will they do what they did on Easter instead of honoring the day of the Resurrection of Christ they used someone more important - Cesar Chavez?
  • Coming to your child's school: The new indoctrination of “Transgender Awareness Month”

    12/14/2015 8:24:07 AM PST · by massmike · 13 replies
    http://massresistance.com/ ^ | 12/14/2015 | n/a
    f your child’s middle school or high school doesn’t have “Transgender Awareness Month” yet, get ready. A whole new world of indoctrination is on the horizon. It’s tempting for conservatives to say that the transgender anti-discrimination & public accommodation laws being pushed these days by the LGBT lobby are simply “bathroom bills”. Yes, they do allow cross-dressing men to go into women’s restrooms and locker rooms. But it’s really a lot more than that. The LGBT lobby sees this as a stepping-stone -- for leveraging the concept of “transgender non-discrimination” into psychologically forcing the inversion of people’s mental and emotional...
  • Black Lives Matter Activists GO AT IT Over Defunct Charity

    12/14/2015 6:55:51 AM PST · by TexasCajun · 9 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 12/13/2015 | Chuck Ross
    A massive rift appeared Sunday in the Black Lives Matter movement, when two of its most high-profile activists went at it on Twitter. The beef appears to center on New York Daily News columnist Shaun King's defunct social justice charity, Justice Together. Deray McKesson, a prominent grassroots activist who sat on Justice Together"s board of directors, took King to task for blocking him on Twitter when he asked about the group's planning and financing. Following a Daily Caller expose last month, King announced that he was shutting down Justice Together and returning donations given to it and another similar group...
  • Statistics about Radicalization of Islamic Residents and other Muslims

    12/12/2015 2:31:01 PM PST · by delacoert · 14 replies
    December 12, 2015 | delacoert
    Statistics about Radicalization of Islamic Residents and other Muslims 1. Studies have been done showing that in 8 out 10 US Mosques jihad messages have been preached. Messages stating the listeners should go from listening to the message and go kill an American infidel with a knife or a gun. 2. From 5 to 25 percent of US Muslims are radicalized. 3. According to Pew Research 1 in 10 native-born Muslim-Americans have a favorable view of al-Qaeda. 4. About 1 in 5 British Muslim students would not report a fellow Muslim planning a terror attack. 5. 25% of Muslims...
  • Just a thought experiment...

    12/12/2015 2:51:42 AM PST · by Wingy · 27 replies
    Vanity | 12/12/2015 | Wingy
    Just a thought experiment.... For the last several days we have been treated to a discussion on all the "News" channels, about a "brokered convention". What it is, how it works, and what the rules would be. Now, bear in mind that these discussions have been pointed at the Republican Convention as a method to keep Trump from getting the nomination. But folks, put your thinking caps on. If Trump garners enough delegates through the primary process, he will be the nominee. Period, end of story. At this date, he looks poised to do just that, and barring some calamity,...
  • Let's Settle It Once and for All in the USA - ALL Muslims Make A Public Declaration ...

    12/11/2015 2:11:10 PM PST · by delacoert · 36 replies
    December 11, 2015 | delacoert
    "Muhammad taught "love not hate," and "peace not violence."One-by-one one have all Muslims voluntarily and peacefully walk up to and stand on a podiuium, talk into a microphone so the whole frickin' world can hear and say it. If you want to be taken at your word that you belong in Ameria like everyoe else, then just express your good will ... ONCE ... so everyone can hear it.
  • “Palestinian” Muslim girl: “Stab! Stab! Stab! Knock on heaven’s door with head of a Jew”

    12/10/2015 12:50:08 PM PST · by mojito · 10 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 12/9/2015 | Robert Spencer
    Awww, what a sweet little girl. Remember: opposing this and calling it savagery is “racist,” “Islamophobic” and “anti-Muslim.” “Little girl demonstrates art of stabbing: ‘Stab! Stab! Stab! Stab! Stab!,'” by Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik, Palestinian Media Watch, December 9, 2015: Palestinian Media Watch documents the Palestinian Authority and Fatah leadership’s messages to its population, showing both the PA ideology as well as how it directs the population to act. The current Palestinian terror wave is an excellent example of how the Palestinian population has responded to the leadership’s message. Mahmoud Abbas and other PA leaders sparked the current...
  • Trump calls for 'complete shutdown' on Muslims entering US (video, strong language warning)

    12/09/2015 10:12:26 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 8 replies
    You Tube ^ | 12/9/15
    Trump calls for 'complete shutdown' on Muslims entering US
  • Conservative Talk Radio Hosts Don’t Reject Trump In Wake Of Muslim Ban Proposal

    12/08/2015 9:19:28 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 69 replies
    Buzz Feed News ^ | December 8, 2015 | Rosie Gray
    “Now, folks, the conventional wisdom is that Trump is scum, that Trump is a reprobate, that Trump is dangerous, that Trump is obscene, Trump’s insane, Trump’s a lunatic, Trump’s dangerous, Trump’s got to go. Why join in with that phrase? Why join that crowd?” WASHINGTON — Conservative talk radio hosts didn’t endorse Donald Trump’s proposal to ban Muslim immigration on Tuesday — but they certainly didn’t condemn him and almost uniformly refrained from criticizing him or his plan. Talk radio heavyweights Laura Ingraham, Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, and Mark Levin showed different levels of sympathy for Trump’s idea on Tuesday....
  • Baraq Obama's Rear Facing Dash Cams....

    12/07/2015 7:19:54 PM PST · by MeshugeMikey · 6 replies
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  • Neighbor Who Allegedly Purchased Rifles Used By San Bernardino Terrorists Revealed

    12/07/2015 1:16:57 AM PST · by smoothsailing · 61 replies
    The Conservative Tree House ^ | 12-7-2015 | sundance
    December 7, 2015. Neighbor Who Allegedly Purchased Rifles Used By San Bernardino Terrorists Revealed by sundance It is being reported that Enrique Marquez purchased the rifles in 2011 and 2012. The relationship is not very well identified. Marquez checked himself into a mental hospital a few hours after the attack. This story gets more weird as each day passes...CALIFORNIA – Eyewitness News obtained a photo of San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook's former neighbor, Enrique Marquez, who allegedly bought two of the four weapons used in Wednesday's massacre.Marquez allegedly purchased the two "assault-style" rifles over three years ago. Authorities haven't been...
  • Ghostly ships filled with dead bodies arrive on Japan’s shores

    12/01/2015 1:18:16 AM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 25 replies
    CNN Wire ^ | November 30, 2015 | CNN
    An unsettling mystery has washed up on Japan’s shores. Over the past two months, at least eight wooden boats have been found in the Sea of Japan on or near the coast, carrying a chilling cargo — the decaying bodies of 20 people, Japan’s coast guard told CNN. ll of the bodies were badly decomposed and “partially skeletonized” — two were found without heads — and one boat contained six skulls, the coast guard said. The first boat was found in October, then a series of boats in late November. Coast guard officials are now trying to unravel the riddle...
  • SSD hearing judge to disabled vet: "Smoke the wacky tobaccy."

    11/30/2015 7:05:27 PM PST · by HiTech RedNeck · 26 replies
    The horse's mouth | 11/30/2015 | HiTech RedNeck
    By way of preamble, I know a lot of you folks are more or less down on the SSD program. Either that it's being abused or it shouldn't exist. That being said, a Marine buddy of mine whose attorneys expected him to have a slam dunk SSD case (multiple back injuries with multiple medical documentation) went into a Chicago courtroom this morning and left it wondering where Kansas went, so to speak. He got grilled and scoffed at and was told to go to a clinic where they do "wacky tobaccy." Federal judge, mind you, and this was all on...
  • ‘Hannibal,’ PETA Warn People Eating Turkey for Thanksgiving Are Cannibals

    11/25/2015 7:27:35 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 41 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | November 24, 2015 | 10:49 AM EST | Katie Yoder
    PETA and Hannibal are urging Americans to go vegetarian this Thanksgiving by comparing turkey to human flesh. It used to be the joke that a Puritan (aka Pilgrim) was someone who lay awake at night worrying that someone, somewhere, was having a good time. There aren't many Puritans around these days. Instead, we have the joyless scolds at PETA, and some of their not-so-bright Hollywood pals, trying to ruin the holiday the Pilgrims originated. Just in time for Thanksgiving, creator Bryan Fuller and star Gillian Anderson of NBC's cannibal-themed show Hannibal joined forces with PETA to produce an ad against...
  • Sanders is top contender in Time's Person of the Year poll

    11/24/2015 12:35:07 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 28 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 23, 2015 | Jesse Byrnes
    Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) currently leads online polling for Time magazine's 2015 Person of the Year, with less than two weeks to go before voting ends. The Democratic presidential candidate, a self-described democratic socialist, leads among the magazine's readers with 11.2 percent of the overall vote in the survey...
  • Is Your Kid a Weirdo?

    11/24/2015 8:29:55 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 98 replies
    The Other McCain ^ | November 21, 2015 | Robert S. McCain
    America is in the grip of a crisis, namely a shortage of normal people. Evidence indicates that the population of kooks and freaks is rapidly increasing, and there are simply not enough sane people to keep the weirdos under control. Especially among the under-30 demographic, the United States is struggling to cope with the proliferation of dangerous perverts, drug addicts, psychotics and Ivy League liberal arts majors: A student at Columbia University is urging the school to inject more diversity into its required courses, claiming she suffered severe emotional trauma from reading too many books by and about white people....
  • Accepting refugees protects the U.S. from ISIS [op-ed BaltimoreSun]

    11/22/2015 4:51:09 AM PST · by huldah1776 · 39 replies
    Baltimore Sun ^ | Nov 22, 2015 | Alejandro J. Beutel
    Over the past several months there has been a public discussion about what to do with the mass migration of Syrian refugees traveling to the West, fleeing from violence. The recent attacks in Paris have raised concerns about ISIS operatives posing as innocents fleeing from violence. Some leaders in Europe and the United States have seized upon this heinous incident to reverse the decision to welcome Syrian refugees. While these positions are understandable, they are also misguided. In fact, welcoming Syrian refugees into America helps our nation in the long fight against ISIS by undermining the terrorist group's recruitment message....
  • Muslim Cleric: Terrorist Women In Heaven “Will Have A Man With A Penis That Never Bends”

    11/20/2015 7:11:22 AM PST · by lbryce · 92 replies
    Theos WWatch ^ | August 10th 2015 | Marry Ann Michaelson
    Aside from the lurid details about Sheikh Mashoor bin Hasan Al-Salman’s bordello Paradise and his view of marriage as a master/slave relationship, he also seems to take slavery for granted. He never questions the idea that a woman might own a slave. Slavery is taken for granted in the Qur’an and Islamic law, and even though it has been abolished in Muslim countries, it persists in the shadows: many people in those countries do not accept the idea that Islamic law could be superseded by the law of the land. Sheikh Mashoor bin Hasan Al-Salman, who is a Palestinian-Jordanian...
  • SIGN:WE WOULD RATHER DO BUSINESS WITH 1,000 AL QAEDA MEMBERS THAN ONE US SOLDIER

    11/19/2015 7:35:36 PM PST · by lbryce · 13 replies
    Google Plus ^ | November 19, 2015
    When I first saw this image I was overwhelmingly confused, upset. I had to find out the source of the sign, who authored, made it, what the story behind it was, but had no clue and neither anyone at Google Plus did either. I then thought of doing a Google reverse image search hoping this strategy would reveal something, anything about the sign I could possibly learn. The idea was right on because it lead me to unravel the mystery behind this bizarre imagery. (HINT: Look at the very bottom of the image to get a clue.) SNOPES provides...
  • 'They might have guns, but we have flowers': Father reassuring son in wake of Paris attacks

    11/18/2015 1:53:24 PM PST · by lbryce · 67 replies
    Times of India ^ | November 18, 2015 | Adam Whitnall
    Full Title:'They might have guns, but we have flowers': Video shows Father reassuring son in wake of Paris attacks In the wake of the deaths of 129 people out enjoying a Friday night in Paris, understanding what happened has been a struggle for most adults. Explaining the atrocities to small children, then, can prove incredibly difficult - and as this video shows, has to be couched in terms they will understand. On Saturday, France's Le Petit Journal sent its reporters to speak to parents with children at the memorials that have appeared across the French capital in the wake of...
  • Warning! Ben Carson wants to Microchip everybody! (Their title)

    11/15/2015 5:17:29 PM PST · by Yashcheritsiy · 79 replies
    Youtube ^ | Paul Mitrofan
    I'm not sure this shows that he want to "microchip everybody," but it IS disturbing that he'd even be headed in the microchiping direction.
  • WHAT IS ‘WHITE PRIVILEGE’?

    11/12/2015 6:24:34 AM PST · by TexasCajun · 59 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | 11 Nov 2015 | BEN SHAPIRO
    The president of the University of Missouri, Tim Wolfe, had to go. He had to go because he benefitted from "white privilege." That, at least, was the victorious argument of the intellectual heavyweights of Concerned Student 1950, who insisted that Wolfe acknowledge his "white privilege" before leaving office in a handwritten - not typed, dammit! - letter.This raises some rather obvious questions, like: What is "white privilege"? Why is it that Tim Wolfe's "white privilege" mattered while that of Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel (salary: $3.1 million for helping men in pads hit each other) and Assistant Professor Melissa Click...
  • Vanity: Can Someone Address the Quotation Mark Problem?

    11/10/2015 11:06:41 AM PST · by Yaelle · 69 replies
    Frustration ^ | 11/09/15 | Self
    It is as if Free Republic were typed on a typewriter missing an important letter. It hurts the eyes and is hard to read. Has it been addressed? Is it difficult to fix? What up with that?
  • Vanity -wot th bloodye 'ell just happened to the formating on FR????

    11/11/2015 8:48:45 PM PST · by Utilizer · 30 replies
    FreeRepublic ^ | today | self
    Is this a bug or did someone suddenly replace some critical files in the FR server units???