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  • GOP turns back Schumer motion to shut down Senate in protest of Barrett confirmation effort

    10/20/2020 7:54:17 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 29 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 20, 2020 | Tyler Olson
    Republicans on Monday night stalled a move by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer to close down the Senate until after the presidential election as the body's top Democrat continues to protest the effort to confirm Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett before the end of the month. The vote on a motion to adjourn, forced by Schumer, D-N.Y., followed another roll call vote in which Schumer forced the Senate to consider the Trump administration's softening of a banking regulation regarding low-income borrowers. Republicans expect more such procedural roadblocks from Schumer as the Senate gets closer to confirming Barrett, likely early-to-mid-next...
  • Sen. Feinstein, Dems formally ask for delay in Amy Coney Barrett confirmation

    10/01/2020 10:13:33 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 156 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 1, 2020 | Marisa Schultz
    Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., led a group of Democrats to formally call for a delay in the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett until after the presidential inauguration, saying the process is too rushed to properly vet President Trump's pick. Feinstein, the top Democrat on the Judiciary Committee, wrote Wednesday to Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., the chairman of the committee, to challenge the Oct. 12 date he set for Barrett's confirmation hearing. “The timeline for consideration of Judge Barrett’s nomination is incompatible with the Senate’s constitutional role," Feinstein wrote. "We again urge you to delay consideration of this...
  • IRS rolls out 'Get My Payment' page to check status of stimulus checks

    04/15/2020 7:55:49 AM PDT · by Bruiser 10 · 83 replies
    UPI ^ | 15 April 20 | Don Jacobson
    April 15 (UPI) -- The IRS rolled out a new tool Wednesday that allows Americans to check the status of their stimulus payments, and tens of millions are expected to have their money by the end of the day. The agency launched the "Get My Payment" web page, where Americans can track their payments by entering tax return information for either 2018 or 2019. The U.S. Treasury began depositing the payments electronically last Friday. The first recipients are eligible U.S. taxpayers who filed a tax return for either of the last two years. For those, the funds will automatically appear...
  • Need help with iPhone

    06/03/2019 8:02:46 AM PDT · by N. Theknow · 36 replies
    Self | 3 June 2019 | N. Theknow
    Hello Folks. Little help needed here. Got my first iPhone, the XS Max and when I log in to FR the font size is terribly small. Cannot figure out how to make it larger.
  • How I Overcame Resentment toward NFP for Less Frequent Sex

    04/23/2019 10:25:54 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 45 replies
    Natural Womanhood ^ | April 17, 2019 | Joseph Mariston
    In July 2018, Natural Womanhood CEO Gerard Migeon published an article called “When Men Resent Natural Family Planning,” which included an anecdote from a male friend who told him “I hate NFP.” I can totally identify with that perspective. At the end of the article discussing other possible factors influencing his friend’s challenging love life outside of NFP, Gerard opened up the floor to hear other men’s experiences with NFP in an anonymous online survey. Here is my experience. I agree 100% there is a huge need for us men to have a space to talk about difficulties with Natural...
  • Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Called 'Obnoxious,' 'Wasteful' for Flying on Private, Empty 747

    11/27/2018 9:52:52 PM PST · by Simon Green · 52 replies
    People ^ | 11/27/18 | Mackenzie Schmidt
    Kim Kardashian and Kanye West boarded a private 747 jet for a recent long-haul flight, sparking outrage over the extravagant method of travel. Kardashian, 38, showed off the spacious — and nearly empty — interior of the commercial-size airliner in a series of videos posted to her Instagram Stories. “No big deal, just taking a private 747,” Kardashian says, filming West, 41, walking up to the “double decker” plane. “This is how he does it now. Only 747s, private. I’ve never even heard of this, but whatever.” Travel & Leisure notes the plane could hold up to 660 passengers, and...
  • Why Thousands Are Obsessed With A Nest Of Conspiracy Theories Called QAnon

    08/22/2018 9:19:05 AM PDT · by Para-Ord.45 · 279 replies
    http://thefederalist.com/ ^ | August 21 2018 | Georgi Boorman
    QAnon is a conspiracy theory so far reaching and comprehensive, there is virtually no other conspiracy theory it leaves untouched, from the government hiding the UFOs to JFK Jr. surviving his plane crash. The fact that it envelops so many other theories helps explain why QAnon is the most popular shadow-rule fantasy of our time. ... top Democrats are actually human traffickers and pedophiles, along with some Hollywood stars. Many are also supposedly Satanists and blood-drinkers and drug traffickers, too. This cabal of evildoers is supposedly headed by Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama, who are secretly planning a coup on...
  • Colin Kaepernick (kind of) responds to John Elway on Twitter

    08/18/2018 11:46:32 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 53 replies
    msn.com ^ | 8/17/18 | Jon Heath
    Broncos general manager John Elway created a stir Friday when he said Colin Kaepernick had a chance to sign with Denver but turned them down. Elway failed to mention that the Broncos wanted Kaepernick to take a major pay cut.... ...Kaepernick seemingly responded to Elway's comments by retweeting a tweet comparing his career quarterback rating to Elway's rating:
  • Shapiro: Trump Impeachment 'Should Be On The Table' If Mueller Investigation Quashed

    07/01/2018 5:55:08 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 100 replies
    The Hill ^ | 06/30/18 | Brett Samuels
    Conservative commentator Ben Shapiro said Friday that impeachment "should be on the table" if President Trump or one of his appointees ends special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference prematurely. Shapiro, the founder and co-editor of The Daily Wire, appeared on HBO's "Real Time With Bill Maher," where he said he doesn't believe Trump colluded with Russia in the 2016 election. Shapiro said he's waiting to see evidence suggest otherwise.
  • What immigrants and foreigners say about America that you never hear in the US media

    06/24/2018 6:57:30 PM PDT · by vannrox · 91 replies
    Happierabroad ^ | 6-25-2018 | editorial staff
    HAPPIER ABROAD  Why You Will Have A Better Love and Life Beyond America     What immigrants and foreigners say about America that you never hear in the US media  "The biggest culture shock that people experience in the US is not between their country and the US but between what they thought the US would be and what it actually is." – Ladislav, my Expat Advisor In reality, there are few redeeming qualities to living in America other than making money and consuming.  Besides that, the rest is mostly fake and artificial.  This is well known to many foreigners, immigrants and...
  • [vanity] FreeRepublic feature request: browse/search keywords

    04/14/2018 12:17:26 PM PDT · by NobleFree · 25 replies
    April 14, 2018 | self
    I'd like to be able to see and/or search all keywords that have been used with FR posts - for example, https://www.freerepublic.com/tag/maga/index (and exclude those that have never been applied to a post - for example, https://www.freerepublic.com/tag/abomasum/index).
  • Disappointed!

    03/24/2018 7:25:22 AM PDT · by tayper · 146 replies
    I’m just an old fart and have gone through a lot of disappointments. But I told myself if this guy is for real, then we may still have a chance, so I voted for President Trump. Now to me he seems just like all the rest! 1.3T “budget” my rosy red butt!
  • Enjoy your impeachment (vanity)

    03/23/2018 10:38:52 AM PDT · by dsrtsage · 148 replies
    We need a new word to describe extreme disappointment
  • Schumer urges Trump to allow Dems' 'FISA memo' to also be released

    02/04/2018 4:10:14 PM PST · by jazusamo · 92 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 4, 2018 | Joseph Weber
    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and fellow congressional Democrats are ratcheting up the pressure on President Trump to release to Democrats’ version of Republicans’ so-called FISA memo, in the interest of “full transparency.” The New York senator and others made their plea Sunday, two days after Republican leaders of the House Intelligence committee released their memo, which alleges “abuses” by the FBI and Justice Department when requesting a surveillance warrant from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, or FISA court, on then-Trump campaign adviser Carter Page. “I believe it is a matter of fundamental fairness that the American people be allowed...
  • 'A perfect day for all women to march!' Trump risks the ire of thousands marching AGAINST him...

    01/20/2018 3:55:41 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 127 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 1/20/18 | Jennifer Smith
    ...by telling them to 'get out there now' and CELEBRATE his achievements in his first year in office ....'Get out there now to celebrate the historic milestones and unprecedented economic success and wealth creation that has taken place over the last 12 months. 'Lowest female unemployment in 18 years!' The mass protests commemorate a year since the historic Women's March on January 21, 2017, a day after Trump's inauguration.
  • American Airlines may be 'unsafe' for black passengers, NAACP says [No mention of Chicago?]

    10/26/2017 6:05:13 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 33 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 10/25/17 | Benjamin Zhang
    The NAACP has issued a travel advisory warning against booking travel on American Airlines. The civil-rights organization cautions black travelers on the risks of experiencing discrimination while flying with American. American Airlines would like to meet with the NAACP regarding their concerns. The NAACP has cautioned black travelers to be careful when flying with American Airlines. In a statement on Tuesday, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) instituted a national travel advisory warning black passengers of potential discriminatory and unsafe practices at American Airlines. "The NAACP for several months now has been monitoring a pattern of...
  • If a Liberal Whines with No One Around to Hear, Does He Make a Sound?

    10/02/2017 4:52:11 PM PDT · by Kenny · 8 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 2, 2017 | Peggy Ryan
    The left has a depressing message: racism, misogyny, greed, hate, communism, socialism, and the list goes on.  Americans have given these people a forum for decades, suffered through the angry speeches, the pompous lectures, the unending accusations and shaming.  And frankly, most people are sick of it.  They now go out of their way to avoid the liberal beatings.  As a result, liberals have trouble getting their message out.  Most people don't attend leftist rallies, they turn off programs where liberals rattle off their grievances, and they generally try to avoid the toxic left.  But liberals never take no for...
  • Clinton won't rule out questioning legitimacy of election

    09/18/2017 11:40:24 AM PDT · by rdl6989 · 168 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/18/17 | Jordan Fabian
    Hillary Clinton said she wouldn’t rule out challenging the legitimacy of the 2016 presidential election if Russian interference turned out to be deeper than previously thought. “No, I wouldn't rule it out,” she said in an interview with NPR published Monday. The defeated Democratic nominee stressed, however, that she does not believe there is a means to officially challenge the election’s outcome.
  • St. Louis officers chant ‘whose streets, our streets’ while arresting protesters

    09/18/2017 11:52:43 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 49 replies
    Washington Post ^ | September 18, 2017 | Susan Hogan
    After a third night of violence and unrest in St. Louis, about 100 protesters marched in silence along downtown streets Monday during the morning rush hour. Once they reached City Hall, the silence gave way to chants for justice. The city has been marked by protests since Friday, when former police officer Jason Stockley was acquitted on charges of murdering a black motorist after a police chase in 2011. Stockley is white. Overnight Sunday, police arrested more than 80 people after a peaceful protest turned violent as night fell. In a concentrated area downtown, some protesters smashed windows and overturned...
  • University President Apologizes For Hosting Black Students In Home With Cotton Decoration (PIC!)

    A university president in Tennessee apologized Friday for hosting black students in his home, which displayed a cotton decoration. Randy Lowry, president of Lipscomb University, apologized for showing centerpieces bearing cotton stalks while hosting black students at his home in an email sent to the school Friday and posted on Facebook. “The content of the centerpieces was offensive, and I could have handled the situation with more sensitivity,” said Lowry. “I sincerely apologize for the discomfort, anger or disappointment we caused and solicit your forgiveness.” The president reported that multiple students confided in him about the cotton decoration displayed during...